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This comprehensive tour takes in the best of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia.
The journey begins in the relatively untouched country of Laos, exploring the ancient temple town of Luang Prabang and its French colonial legacy.
Continuing on to Vietnam, a rapidly developing and vibrant country, the tour covers the highlights between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), then moves on to explore the Mekong Delta. The finale is a journey through the captivating kingdom of Cambodia, finishing at majestic Angkor Wat.
- 4- and 5-star accommodation options, chosen for their character and service
- Wander in the ancient temple district of Luang Prabang, Laos
- Cruises on Halong Bay and the Mekong Delta, Vietnam
- Discover Khmer Rouge history in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
- Two full days exploring the temples of Angkor, Cambodia
- Small group size - maximum 26
- First-Class Accommodation
- Passionate & Knowledgeable Guides
- International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
- UK departure and overseas airport taxes
- Accommodation, Itinerary & meal basis as described
- Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
- Fully escorted by an English-speaking guide throughout
- Entrance fees unless otherwise stated
Day 1: Fly to Luang Prabang
Fly overnight from London (regional connections available) to Luang Prabang, via Bangkok, with Thai Airways
Day 2: Luang Prabang
Arrive and transfer to the Santi Resort & Spa (or similar) for a 3-night stay. Enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant this evening.
Day 3: Luang Prabang
Morning tour of the ancient temple district and the Royal Palace Museum. Afternoon visit to the Ock Pop Tok weaving centre.
Day 4: Luang Prabang
Early morning optional excursion to see monks receiving alms (payable locally). After breakfast, take an excursion to Kuang Si Falls with a picnic lunch. Afternoon at leisure.
Day 5: Fly to Hanoi, Vietnam
Morning at leisure. Optional boat trip to the Pak Ou caves (payable locally). Afternoon flight to Hanoi, and transfer to The Ann Hanoi for a 2-night stay.
Day 6: Hanoi
Morning tour of Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum* and residence and One Pillar Pagoda. Continue to the Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son temple. Lunch is at KOTO restaurant, an organisation that provides vocational training for underprivileged youth in Vietnam, followed by a visit to the Museum of Ethnology. In the evening there is an opportunity to see a water puppet show in Hanoi.
Day 7: To Halong Bay
Drive to Halong Bay and board a traditional junk sailing vessel for an afternoon cruise and overnight accommodation.
Day 8: Fly to Danang • Hoi An
Morning cruise around the karst limestone islands. Disembark in the late morning and drive to Hanoi airport for an evening flight to Danang.
Day 9: Hoi An
Morning walking tour of Hoi An. Lunch at Streets International restaurant, a social enterprise initiative with the aim of developing and operating sustainable programmes for street children. Afternoon at leisure, or join an optional excursion to the ruined temples of My Son.
Day 10: Hoi An
Day at leisure. Optional class at the Red Bridge cooking school (payable locally).
Day 11: Hué
Morning drive over the spectacular Hai Van Pass to Hue (weather permitting), stopping at Cham Museum en route. Afternoon visit to the Tombs of the Nguyen emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh, then visit the Dong Ba market.
Day 12: Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
Morning cyclo ride to the Imperial Citadel and the Purple Forbidden City, followed by a river cruise to Thien Mu pagoda. Transfer to the airport and fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City
Morning drive through the countryside to the Cu Chi tunnels. Afternoon city tour, visiting the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame cathedral and the War Remnants Museum.
Day 14: Mekong Delta cruise
Drive to Cai Be in the Mekong delta and board a cruise through the smaller channels.
Day 15: Fly to Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Fly to Phnom Penh, and transfer to La Rose Boutique Hotel & Spa for a 2-night stay.
Day 16: Phnom Penh
Morning visit to the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda and the National Museum. Lunch at the restaurant of Pour un Sourire d’Enfant (PSE) training centre, a project that provides education for the city’s poorest children. Afternoon tour of the Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide and the Choeung Ek Killing Fields.
Day 17: Fly to Siem Reap
Fly to Siem Reap and stay at Tara Angkor Hotel for 3 nights. Afternoon tour of the Roluos temples.
Day 18: Angkor temples
Full-day tour of the temples. In the morning visit the magnificent Angkor Wat. Return to Siem Reap for lunch. In the afternoon explore Angkor Thom, the Terrace of the Elephants, the Terrace of the Leper King and the Bayon temple.
Day 19: Angkor temples
Morning at leisure. Afternoon excursion to Banteay Srei temple and the small island temple of Neak Pean. Farewell dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 20: Fly to London via Bangkok
This afternoon, transfer to the airport and fly overnight to London, via Bangkok.
Day 21: London
Palm Garden Resort, Hoi An
The resort is located on Cua Dai Beach. Set in 5 hectares of unspoilt tropical garden, it is landscaped with palm and coconut trees and is arranged in complexes of bungalows.
Saigon Prince Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City
The Saigon Prince Hotel is located right in the heart of the city on Nguyen Hue Boulevard, within easy walking distance of many of the city's most celebrated attractions including Ben Thanh market and the opera house.
Santi Resort & Spa, Luang Prabang
Santi Resort & Spa is situated only 6 km from the World Heritage Site where the original Villa Santi Hotel is located. The resort sits in 10 hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens, surrounded by mountains and natural streams.
Tara Angkor Hotel, Siem Reap
The Tara Angkor Hotel is a stylish 4-star property in the heart of Siem Reap, offering 206 rooms and suites. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, coffee and tea making facilities, a minibar and flatscreen television, while wireless internet access is complimentary in the rooms and throughout the hotel.
The Ann Hotel Hanoi, Hanoi
The Ann Hotel Hanoi is a comfortable, modern hotel in central Hanoi, 30 minutes' drive from the international airport and within 15 minutes' walking distance of the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem lake.
The Pilgrimage Village, Hue
The Pilgrimage Village is a boutique resort located on the peaceful outskirts of Hue, approximately 10 minutes' drive from the city centre and 20 minutes' drive from the airport.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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