Indochina Trails

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  • 2013-01-01 - 2013-12-31

Tour through Cambodia and Laos on an Indochina spectacular

Travel to Indochina and tour through Laos and Cambodia. Trek back in time on the trails of the ancient Khmer on an adventure through the Cambodian temples of Angkor, the remote villages of Laos and the bustling city of Phnom Penh. See the magnificent Mekong River - the lifeblood of Indochina - and relax on an island homestay. From Laos laid-back capital to Cambodia's compelling Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, this tour through Indochina visits all the stunning highlights of the region.

  • Relish the uncluttered city of Vientiane
  • Go biking or caving in Vang Vieng
  • Take a dip in Kuang Si Falls
  • Stay on a remote Mekong island
  • Crunch on fried spiders in Skuon
  • Pay respects at the Choeung Ek Killing Fields
  • Gaze in awe at the magnificent temples of Angkor

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Day 1 Vientiane

As the most relaxed capital in South-East Asia, Vientiane is a lovely mix of riverside calm, outstanding temples, fabulous food and charming locals.

Days 2-3 Vang Vieng

Surrounded by stunning limestone karst scenery, Vang Vieng is a small haven with fascinating caves to explore, a myriad of water-based activities and a relaxed atmosphere.

Days 4-6 Luang Prabang

Nestled in the hills of northern Laos, the tranquil city of Luang Prabang is studded with ornate temples, brimming with colourful markets and enriched by French colonial architecture.

Days 7-8 Tat Lo

With the fertile Bolaven Plateau close by, Pakse is a trading town with a thriving market and a pleasantly sleepy atmosphere.

Day 9 Homestay

A small island in the Mekong River, Don Daeng is known for its sandy beaches, pre-Angkorian ruins and a tranquil way of life.

Day 10 Kratie

Sitting on the Mekong, lovely Kratie retains an old-world charm with its French architecture and tree-lined streets, while providing the best of Cambodian landscapes and culture.

Days 11-12 Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh celebrates life with optimism and colour, and there are a wealth of riverside eateries, bustling markets and historic sites - both tragic and inspiring - to discover.

Days 13-16 Siem Reap/Angkor Wat

A vibrant nightlife, mouth-watering food, a time-worn French feel and certain famous temples on its doorstep - Siem Reap is a little town with a big, pulsating heart. Immense, awe-inspiring, extraordinary - the Angkor Wat temples are all this and much more. Built in the 12th century, this former Khmer city is nothing short of spectacular.