Experience Indochina's highlights from Cambodia to Vietnam

From Vietnam to Cambodia, discover incredible diversity, delectable cuisines, dramatic histories and natural beauty. Travel to Cambodia and delve into the dramatic Khmer legacy in Phnom Penh and explore the intricate temples of Angkor Wat. Travel to Vietnam and view the country's colourful history on the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City, and explore the colonial-era among the architecture of Hanoi. This trip offers places of breathtaking beauty, from the beaches of Nha Trang and the backwaters of the Mekong Delta, to the jungles of Cambodia and the wonder of Halong Bay. Add a mix of friendly locals and age-old traditions to ensure the ultimate Indochina experience.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Hanoi, Vietnam
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 12
Group size
Min 1 Max 12
Carbon offset
429kg pp per trip


  • Be seduced by the riverside charms of Phnom Penh
  • Wander among the richly decorated temples of Angkor
  • Experience local life on a Mekong homestay
  • Barter like a local at the Cai Be floating markets
  • Cruise among the islands off Nha Trang
  • Pay respects at the tomb of Tu Duc
  • Sail the mighty Perfume River
  • Spend an evening on the peaceful waters of Halong Bay


Visit Phnom Penh and experience the richness of Khmer civilisation in the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. Uncover a darker period in Cambodian history at Tuol Sleng and the Killing Fields.
Travel to Siem Reap and enjoy the first glimpses of Angkor Wat emerging from the surrounding jungle. Explore these extraordinary ruins with a local guide and unravel the history behind each structure.
Mekong Delta tours are the ultimate way to experience Vietnamese hospitality. Spend the evening at a Mekong riverside homestay before visiting the Cai Be floating markets.
Explore some of Ho Chi Minh’s famous sights on a cyclo tour and trek out to the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels.
Take a cyclo tour around scenic Nha Trang then swim, snorkel and sample the day's catch on an island boat trip. With its harmonious mix of mountains, islands, sea and sand, there's nothing left to do but soak it all up and relax.
Travel to Hoi An and experience the old-world charm of this former trading port. Perhaps get a new outfit from one of Hoi An's famous tailors.
Arrive in Hue, where Vietnam's royal past is on display at the Imperial Citadel. Cruise the Perfume River to the elegant tomb of Tu Duc.
Visit the Temple of Literature and the Fine Arts Museum in Hanoi. Enjoy some Hanoi shopping in free time.
Start the day with breakfast at KOTO, an Intrepid Travel-supported organisation that trains disadvantaged young people in restaurant management and hospitality. Board a junk boat tour across the jade waters of Halong Bay. Discover secluded beaches, secret grottoes and soaring karst peaks. Dine overlooking this incredible bay.
Stop by villages to see artisans crafting traditional ceramics before making tracks back to the hectic streets of Hanoi. Finish up in the heart of Hanoi's Old Quarter and perhaps celebrate the end of the Classic Vietnam adventure with a final feast.
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18 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 6 dinners
Boat, Cyclo, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private minibus, Private vehicle
Homestay (1 night), Hotel (16 nights), Overnight boat (1 night), Overnight sleeper train (1 night)
Included activities
  • Complimentary airport arrival transfer
  • Cyclo tour
  • Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise
  • Hanoi - breakfast at KOTO restaurant
  • Hanoi - Fine Arts Museum
  • Hanoi - Temple of Literature
  • Hanoi - Water puppet show
  • HCMC - Cu Chi Tunnels
  • HCMC - Reunification Palace
  • HCMC - War Remnants Museum
  • Ho Chi Minh City - Cyclo tour
  • Hoi An - Ancient town
  • Hue - Imperial citadel
  • Hue - Perfume river cruise and Thien Mu Pagoda
  • Hue - Royal tomb
  • Lunch at Sala Bai
  • Mekong Delta - boat cruise and homestay
  • Nha Trang - Boat trip
  • Phnom Penh - Guided tour Choeung Ek (Killing fields)
  • Phnom Penh - Guided tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
  • Phnom Penh - Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda
  • Siem Reap - 3 day Angkor pass
  • Siem Reap - Angkor Centre for Conservation of Biodiversity


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Classic Cambodia & Vietnam , November 2015

Classic Cambodia & Vietnam , November 2015