Best of Indochina - 15 Days
A Private Tour visiting Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Hanoi, Halong, Hue, Hoi An, Saigon, Phnom Penh & Siem Reap
Let the magic of Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia enthrall you with our Indochina Heritage Road tour. This Indochina tour has it all with visits to spectacular temples and historical landmarks. Experience the region’s culture, bustling city centers, and stunning natural surroundings and meet the region's warm and hospitable people.
Day 1: Vientiane Arrival
Arrival in Vientiane, the Capital of Laos, start discover the city by touring different highlights such as Pha That Luong, Ho Pha Keo, the former Royal Temple, Wat Si saket and Patuxai, a monumental arch inspirited by the arc De Champion in Paris. Overnight in Vientiane
Day 2: Vientian - Luang Prabang (B)
Take a flight from Vientiane to Luang Prabang, start exploring this fascinating town beginning with Wat Visoun, the oldest living temple in Luang Prabang. Visit Wat Aham, Wat Xieng Thong, climb the hill side stairs to the small temples a top Phou Si and enjoy of beautiful view over the Temple and river. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 3: Luang Prabang (B)
Begin the day with a visit to a local market and observe the bustle and activity of the early morning. Continue to visit National Museum, formally known as the “Royal Palace”. Visit Wat Mai, a typical Laotian style temple; take a boat trip down the Mekong River to these step limestone cliffs. Overlooking the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers, home to the Than Pak Ou caves. On the return journey stop at local village Ban Xang Hai village and Ban Xang Khong. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 4: Luang Prabang - Ha Noi (B)
Free at leisure. Transfer to the airport for flight to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Ha Noi city tour - Ha Long (B, L)
Today continue the sightseeing tour with a visit to the One Pillar Pagoda. The Pagoda is close to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on every Monday, Friday morning and every afternoon), where the tour begins, starting from Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Continue through the Park to Ho Chi Minh Stilt House, then heading to the Temple of Literature which is peaceful series of walled courtyards end graceful gateways. In the afternoon, drive to Ha Long City through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Ha Long Bay is truly one of Vietnam's most impressive scenic sights. Overnight in Ha Long.
Day 6: Ha long-Ha Noi (B, L)
Your morning starts with a cruise on a traditional wooden boat for four hours of this stunning area, among the emerald waters and Craggy limestone cliffs of Ha Long Bay. Return to Ha Long pier and travel by vehicle back to Hanoi. Keep going to visit Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple. The highlight in the evening will be the Water Puppet Show. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 7: Ha Noi - Hue (B)
A short flight to Hue to visit old imperial city located in the heart of Hue. Continue to the trip by Visiting Dien Tho Palace; look at the Thai Hoa Palace and its magnificently decorated reception hall, the halls of the Mandarins as well as the original nine dynastic urns among the other sites. Visit the Imperial Tomb of King Tu Duc. Overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L)
Enjoy the boat trip ride down the Perfume River with a first stop at the iconic Thien Mu Pagoda which is an elegance seven - tiered octagonal tower in Hue, the most widely recognized monument. Visit local Dong Ba Market which is close to the Imperial City. Heading to Hoi An through Da Nang to visit Cham Museum, pass by the scenic mountainous roads, the spectacular views of the coastline can be enjoyed, stop at Lang Co beach, a lovely stretch of beaches curving outwards between a clear blue lagoon. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 9: Hoi An City tour - Thu Bon Boat trip (B, L)
Start a new day with a walking tour and visit private house where members of the same family have lived continuously for centuries in the traditional way. Visiting Family Chapel built by prominent, merchant or official families as the center ancestor worship a Chinese style Pagoda or Assembly Hall, Japanese Covered Bridge Pagoda. In the afternoon, take a boat trip along Thu Bon River to see Thanh Ha pottery village and traditional village of Kim Bong wood carpentry. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 10: Hoi An- Sai Gon (B)
Transfer from Hoi an to Da Nang to take a flight to Sai Gon. Visit the famous Saigon landmarks: the Cathedral of Notre Dame as well as the Centre Post Office and pass by the ornate City Hall (Hotel De Ville) and old Opera House. Visit The Reunification Palace which formerly was Independence palace of the South Vietnamese President, war Remnant Museum. Finally, end up at the centre Ben Thanh Market, where vendors display a vast variety of traditional goods and handicrafts.
Day 11: Sai Gon - Cu Chi Tunnel (B, L)
In the morning, leave Ho Chi Minh for Cu Chi Tunnels which had never been discovered by American forces. The Cu Chi Tunnels were an important Vietcong base during the American War. Stretching over 200 km, this incredible underground network, dug by hand out of hard laterite, connected command posts, hospitals, shelter and weapon factories. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 12: Sai Gon - Phnom Penh (B)
Take a flight to Phnom Penh, visit Wat Phnom the bird place of the capital, the Royal Palace and the adjacent Silver Pagoda, as well as the elegant National Museum. Continue to Tuol Sleng Museum. Formally the Tuol Svay Prey high school, in 1975, this became the interrogation and torture facility for the Khmer Rouge regime .Finally, explore the modern day city, visiting one of Phnom Penh’s two great markets, the central market or sprawling Russian Market. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 13: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap (B)
Catch a flight to Siem Riep, visiting Angkor Thom. Enter by Monumental South Gate and continue to Terrace of The Elephants and the Terrace of Leper Kings. Visit the ruin of Baphuon, Royal Encloser, Phimeanakas before continuing the mysterious Bayon Temple, one of the most popular and compelling in Angkor. Watch the sunset over Cambodia countryside from the upper terraces an ancient Angkor Temple. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 14: Siem Reap (B)
Today, sightseeing continues with the crowning jewel of Khmer architecture - Angkor Wat - the national symbol and the highlight and any visit to Cambodia. Proceed to the Bartley Srei Temple. Seemingly miniature in comparison to the other Angkor temples, this is considered to be the jewel of classic Khmer art. Continue to Bantley Samre and after the discover Ta Prohm, one of the most popular attractions of Angkor. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 15: Siem Riep Departure (B)
Free at your leisure until transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
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