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, 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 15
Group size
Min 1, Max 16
Carbon offset
405kg 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
  • Get a taste of real Cambodian life on a homestay.
  • 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


This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2015 to 31 December 2015. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2016 - 31 December 2016

Take a tuk-tuk ride and discover the buzz of Thailand’s vibrant capital.
Arrive in Cambodia and follow a winding road into the former kingdom of the Khmers.
Learn about Cambodian life firsthand while on a homestay with a local family.
Delve into Cambodia’s history at S-21 and Choeung Ek, the site of the Killing Fields.
If arriving early, explore the diverse range of sights in Ho Chi Minh's tourist spots, get a bird's-eye view from a rooftop bar or slurp a steaming Vietnamese pho at a street stall. Delve into an underground world of guerrilla warfare in the incredible Cu Chi Tunnels before visiting the War Remnants Museum.
Wile away time in the many art galleries, markets and cafés of this enchanting town or perhaps roll up the sleeves in an interactive cooking class.
Sense the spirits of the Nguyen Dynasty while exploring intricate tombs, palaces and pagodas within the crumbling citadel walls.
Visit the mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh and pick up a bargain at the local market.
Float across turquoise waters and between the weathered limestone peaks and secluded lagoons of the bay.
Head out on a city tour, a shopping expedition or to one of the many fascinating museums on offer in this capital city.
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14 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
Boat, Bus, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private Bus, Private minibus, Private vehicle, Taxi, Van
Homestay (1 night), Hotel (14 nights), Overnight boat (1 night), Overnight sleeper train (1 night)
Included activities
  • Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise
  • HCMC - Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Ho Chi Minh City - War Remnants Museum
  • Hoi An - Ancient town
  • Hue - Imperial citadel
  • Hue - Motorbike trip including lunch
  • Hue - Perfume River boat ride
  • Hue - Royal tomb
  • KOTO dinner
  • Phnom Penh - Entrance to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21) and Choeung Ek
  • Phnom Penh - Guided Tour of Choeung Ek
  • Siem Reap - Guided Tour
  • Siem Reap - Three Day Angkor Pass


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Important notes

1. A single supplement is available on this trip.
2. Please provide your full name as per passport (including middle name) and passport details at time of booking. Required for the Vietnam internal flight and train tickets.

Trip notes

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