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Grand Indochina

Small group tour

Grand Indochina

Visit the fascinating countries of Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, and cruise around Halong Bay

The 19 day Grand Indochina tour starts in Cambodia, discovering the sights of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap including the famous Angkor Wat temples! Cross the border into Laos and visit the picturesque Kuang Si Waterfalls close to Luang Prabang. In Vietnam relax on a cruise aboard a traditional junk on Halong Bay and zigzag your way through the colourful markets of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy the delightfully atmospheric town of Hoi An, and catch a glimpse of the life in the local area as you explore the Mekong Delta by boat.

Preah Pithu T Monks Siem Reap cambodia
Pha That Luang Vientiane
Streets of Hoi An Ancient Town, Quang_Nam province South Central Coast Vietnam

Locations you will be visiting

  • Angkor Wat Siem Reap Cambodia

    Siem Reap

    Siem Reap is known for Cambodia most famous and important landmark, the Temples of Angkor.

    2 Days

  • Monks Luang Prabang Laos

    Luang Prabang

    Home to the country’s most historic temple Wat Xiengthong, Luang Prabang is the former royal capit...

    2 Days

  • Halong Bay Vietnam

    Halong Bay

    One of the highlights of your tour to Vietnam, this UNESCO Heritage Site is both majestic and myster...

    1 Day

  • boats river sunset Hoi An Vietnam

    Hoi An

    This was one of southeast Asia’s major ports, this charming town retains a sense of history in its...

    1 Day

YOUR TOUR ITINERARY

Grand Indochina

19 day Tour Itinerary

An overview of your trip

DAY 1 UK to Phnom Penh

Take a scheduled flight from London Heathrow to Phnom Penh. Alternatively, we can arrange departures from your local airport.

DAY 2 Arrive Phnom Penh

Upon arrival in Phnom Penh, our local tour guide will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure.

DAY 3 Phnom Penh Day Tour and to Siem Reap

Today starts at the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda, where 5,000 silver tiles cover the floor, and continues to the National Museum built in traditional Khmer style. In the afternoon tour Tuol Sleng Prison and the Killing Fields – a reminder of the Khmer Rouge regime, giving an insight into how the country has developed. Transfer to the airport for your evening flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 4 Angkor Wat

In the morning visit to the ancient city of Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Great Khmer Empire. Enter the impressive South Gate flanked by stone elephants and giants. The famous Temple of Angkor Wat, the largest and best preserved temple at the site, is this afternoon’s location. Enjoy the beautiful sunset.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 5 Tonle Sap Lake

A morning transfer to the pier for a boat trip to Tonle Sap Lake, Southeast Asia’s largest freshwater lake, where you can see the stilt villages. Continue to see the Roluos Group Monuments. Finally you will tour the workshops of Artisan’s d’Angkor where traditional wood and stone carving techniques are taught.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 6 Ta Prohm and to Luang Prabang

Head to the exquisite Banteay Srey Temple, one of the finest displays of classical Khmer art, and stop at Pre Rup, a stunning temple-mountain with marvellous countryside views. Also explore the Ta Prohm Temple, famed for the trees growing out of the ruins. Later, transfer to airport for your flight to Luang Prabang.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 7 Luang Prabang City Tour

Following breakfast, your tour starts at the city’s oldest temple, Wat Sene and the impressive Wat Xiengthong. Cruise along the Mekong to the Pak Ou Caves, passing spectacular views as you go. Explore the caves crammed with thousands of golden Buddha statues. Continue to Ban Xangkhong village, famed for its silk hand weaving and traditional Saa paper making, and the magnificent Stupa of Wat Visoun. Climb to the top of Mount Phousi for panoramic sunset views of the city, the surrounding countryside and the Mekong Delta.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 8 Khuang Si Falls

Visit the local indigenous Lao villages at Ban Ouay, Hmong Village and Ban Thapene, Khmu Village, then drive to the beautiful Khouang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the turquoise pools, or walk along the shady forest trails. Return to the city by late afternoon to observe the sunset at Wat Prabath.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 9 To Hanoi

An early start to see the morning ritual of monks collecting offerings of Alms (sticky rice) from residents. After breakfast, the rest of your morning is at leisure. Lunch at local restaurant, before your afternoon pick-up and transfer to the airport for your flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, be met by your guide and transfer to the hotel.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 10 Hanoi City Tour

Experience the rich culture of Hanoi. Spend time at the Temple of Literature, One Pillar Pagoda and the Presidential Palace. Visit the Vietnam History Museum and the Hanoi Opera House. Stroll around the Old Quarter and end the day by watching a performance of a traditional Water Puppet Show.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 11 Halong Bay – Night on Board

A morning pick-up by shuttle bus, for your journey through the rich farmlands and rice fields to Halong City and your overnight cruise aboard a traditional wooden junk, to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay. Visit the Surprise Cave and maybe a spot of swimming or hiking on Titov Island. Optional onboard activities include cookery class, massage, kayaking and swimming.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 12 To Hue

Start your day with Tai Chi on the sundeck, followed by breakfast and an excursion to the Dark and Bright Caves. Brunch is served on board as the boat winds through the spectacular limestone landscape. Disembark and take a shuttle bus back to Hanoi. Upon arrival in Hanoi, enjoy free time at your leisure before your late afternoon transfer to the airport. Fly to Hue, be met by your local tour guide and transferred to your hotel.

  • Meals included: Brunch
DAY 13 Hue City Tour

Cruise along the Perfume River, and stop off at the Thien Mu Pagoda. Continue to the Mausoleum of Minh Mang, built in the 1840’s, and lunch is a special vegetarian meal with the nuns of the Dong Thuyen Pagoda. The tour resumes at the Imperial Citadel and the Forbidden City. End the day with some retail therapy at Dong Ba Market.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 14 Lang Co Beach and to Hoi An

Today discover the Mausoleum of Tu Duc and the Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh, before driving to Danang. Stop off for refreshments on the way, at Lang Co Beach – an attractive island-like stretch of palm-shaded white sand and inviting waters.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 15 Hoi An

Day at leisure to enjoy the ancient town of Hoi An. Optional tours include a cooking class or cycle ride to the local beach.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
DAY 16 Fly Ho Chi Minh City

Morning at leisure, before lunch at a local restaurant and your transfer to Danang Airport, stopping en route to admire the Marble Mountain and the Cham Museum. Fly to Ho Chi Minh City, where you will be met at Tan Son Nhat Airport by your guide and transferred to your hotel to check in.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 17 Ho Chi Minh City Tour and Cu Chi

Experience the best of Ho Chi Minh City on a half-day city tour. Soak up the history of Dong Khoi Street on a walking tour; visit the Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum, and the city’s biggest wholesale market in Chinatown. This afternoon, explore the Cu Chi Tunnels on the city’s outskirts.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 18 Mekong Delta

A morning transfer takes you through the beautiful countryside of My Tho and Ben Tre province. On arrival at Hung Vuong Pier, board your boat to sail along the Ben Tre River – one of the tributaries of the Mekong – through scenic mangroves into the heart of the Mekong Delta. Stop at a traditional brick works to see bricks being made by hand and continue to My Long Village. Here you will view rice paper making and sample some rice cakes. Journey along the canals, stopping at a coconut workshop and a bee garden. Try native fruit with a cup of honey tea and listen to some local music. Enjoy lunch at a riverside restaurant, and experience a bustling market. Return to Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 19 Ho Chi Minh City to London

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
Optional Extras - Cultural Experiences

There is some free time in your itinerary for you to explore on your own, or treat yourself to an excursion. Use the links below to create a to-do list, or, if you’d prefer us to book you onto one of these or any other excursions, please let us know when booking your tour.

  • Vietnam

    Indochina: Relax at a Yoga Retreat

    Join Yoga Retreat that emphasis on natural living, wellness and to truly release stress from your daily life.

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  • Hoi An Central Market vietnam
    Vietnam

    Vietnam & Cambodia: Cookery Demonstrations and Classes

    Cooking classes can be arranged in both Vietnam and Cambodia.

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  • Helicopter over Angkor Wat Cambodia
    Cambodia

    Cambodia: Helicopter Ride Over Angkor Wat

    Ride on a helicopter to enjoy the view of Angkor Wat form the air.

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  • halong bay seaplane 4 vietnam
    Vietnam

    Vietnam: Sea Plane to Halong Bay

    Fly-over the scenic Halong Bay. A fantastic way to see the dramatic islands and limestone peaks of the bay.

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Sample Accommodation

Kravan Hotel 4★

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Saem Siem Reap Hotel 4★

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Sada Hotel 4★

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The Light Hotel

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Bhaya Classic Cruise

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Eldora Hotel

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Thanh Binh Riverside

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Bay Hotel Ho Chi Minh

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  • International and domestic flights
  • 4★ accommodation on twin share basis
  • Transfers
  • English speaking guides
  • Meals as specified
  • Entrance fees to the sites listed
  • Airport taxes
  • Local tips
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal spending

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