Best of Indochina

Breathe in wafting scents of incense as we discover the mysticism, history and ancient traditions of Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos. This trip covers all the highlights of Indochina, from the majestic Angkor ruins and the pristine beaches of Sihanoukville to the frenetic pace of Ho Chi Minh City, the relaxed vibe of Hoi An and the riverside beauty of Luang Prabang. The warmth and candour of the locals you meet along the way and the delicious range of cuisines on offer perfectly complete this all-encompassing adventure.

Itinerary

Day 1 Bangkok

Welcome to Thailand! Sit down to a Singha and curry in buzzing Bangkok.

Days 2-4 Siem Reap/Angkor Wat

Rising out of the Cambodian jungle, the temples of Angkor and Siem Reap are one of South-East Asia's greatest sights.

Day 5 Kompong Cham

Pass picturesque rice paddies en route to Kompong Cham.

Day 6 Phnom Penh

Cambodia's French legacy is evident in the colonial facades of Phnom Penh's buildings.

Day 7 Homestay

Experience traditional Cambodian hospitality at a rural homestay.

Days 8-10 Sihanoukville

Visit Cambodia's chilled-out Sihanoukville or charter a boat to the mangrove forests of Ream National Park.

Day 11 Phnom Penh

Discover Cambodia's chaotic capital Phnom Penh on a walk through its streets. Afterwards, explore Phnom Penh's infamous S-21 or the glittering Silver Pagoda.

Days 12-13 Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive in Vietnam and see Ho Chi Minh's tourist spots on a cyclo - the most efficient way to explore!

Days 14-15 Mekong Delta

Travel by boat through Vietnam's 'rice basket'. Dock on the Mekong's bank and be welcomed into the home of a local family.

Days 16-17 Nha Trang

With mountains, islands, sea and sand, Nha Trang is Vietnam's perfect place to relax.

Days 18-20 Hoi An

See green rice paddies on a cycle through Hoi An's enchanting countryside.

Days 21-23 Hue

Absorb imperial history among the royal tombs, temples and courtyards of Hue.

Day 24 Hanoi

Explore Hanoi's Old Quarter on a walking tour. Then shop for silk or watch a water-puppet performance.

Day 25 Halong Bay

Halong Bay's majestic limestone karsts, mysterious caves and succulent seafood make this cruise truly memorable.

Days 26-27 Hanoi

Chat to Hanoi's locals on the shores of Hoan Kiem Lake.

Day 28 Vinh

Have a final pho and bia hoi before crossing the border from Vietnam into Laos.

Days 29-30 Vientiane

Get acquainted with Laos' laidback Vientiane on a walk, then visit its vibrant morning market or wander through riverside villages.

Days 31-33 Vang Vieng

Admire the gorgeous limestone crags surrounding Vang Vieng.

Days 34-36 Luang Prabang

Learn about Luang Prabang's regal past at Laos' Royal Palace Museum.

Days 37-38 Mekong River

Discover the varied facets of village life on a journey up the Mekong. Disembark in Huay Xai, the ancient crossroad between the Middle Kingdom and Siam.

Days 39-40 Chiang Mai

Back in Thailand, religion, culture and history come together in enchanting Chiang Mai.

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