Journey through the culture-rich centre of South East Asia

The best of Cambodia and Vietnam is unveiled on this journey from Bangkok to Hanoi. Discover the region's culture and beauty as we visit the stunning ancient temples of Angkor, take a cross-border boat tour of the mighty Mekong and be immersed in Vietnam's markets and vibrant streets. Add to the adventure an overnight boat stay on Halong Bay, friendly locals and lots of scrumptious food - the only thing left to do is choose when to go.

Bangkok, Thailand
Hanoi, Vietnam
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 12
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
433kg pp per trip


  • Travel around bewitching Bangkok in a tuk-tuk
  • Be enchanted by vine-entwined Ta Prohm
  • Experience a mind-blowing sunrise over the temples of Angkor Wat
  • Reflect on Cambodia's tragic past in Phnom Penh
  • Cruise along the Mekong Delta
  • Descend into the dusty Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Experience vintage culture in Hoi An
  • Uncover Vietnam's imperial past in Hue
  • Stay overnight on a Halong Bay boat trip
  • Walk through Hanoi's evocative Old Quarter


Travel around the bustling Thai capital in a tuk-tuk or relish the intoxicating aromas of Suan Lum Night Bazaar.
Journey from Thailand into Cambodia and discover the history of the Khmer Empire at Angkor Wat. Be astounded by the Bayon and jungle-covered ruins of Ta Prohm.
Cambodia's capital is the perfect place to uncover the country's past, present and future. Confront grim exhibits at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and be humbled by the sobering Killing Fields.
Witness the diversity of Mekong life while crossing into Vietnam by boat.
Clamber into the Cu Chi Tunnels to learn what life was like for Viet Minh soldiers. Hit Ho Chi Minh City’s rowdy streets on a cyclo tour.
Be seduced by the old-world charm of Hoi An, with shops selling everything from suits to handmade lanterns.
Ascend the aptly named Sea Cloud Pass en route to Hue, the Vietnamese centre of learning, religion and Nguyen imperialism. Visit the impressive Imperial Citadel and royal tomb and take a relaxing cruise on the Perfume River.
Feast on a scrumptious breakfast at the inspirational KOTO restaurant, dedicated to training disadvantaged youth, before exploring Hanoi's leafy streets.
Glide past stunning scenery on an unforgettable boat tour of Halong Bay.
Try to spot a lucky tortoise in Hoan Kiem Lake, the serene heart of Hanoi. Shopping in the Old Quarter is a great way to spend those last holiday dollars.
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10 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
Boat, Bus, Cycle rickshaw, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private Bus, Private minibus, Van
Hotel (13 nights), Overnight boat (1 night), Overnight sleeper train (1 night)
Included activities
  • Angkor Wat - Guided tour
  • Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise
  • Hanoi - breakfast at KOTO restaurant
  • HCMC - Cu Chi Tunnels
  • HCMC - War Remnants Museum
  • Ho Chi Minh City - Cyclo tour
  • Hoi An - Ancient town
  • Hue - Imperial citadel
  • Hue - Perfume River boat ride
  • Hue - Royal tomb
  • Phnom Penh - Guided tour Choeung Ek (Killing fields)
  • Phnom Penh - Guided tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
  • Phnom Penh - Lunch at Santuk Silk Farm
  • Siem Reap - 3 day Angkor pass


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