Explore Indochina Itinerary

Explore Indochina on a trip through Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Travel from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, Phnom Penh to Angkor Wat in Cambodia and end up in Thailand's Bangkok.

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      USD $1,630
      CAD $1,665
      AUD $1,730
      EUR €1,195
      GBP £1,035
      NZD $2,055
      ZAR R15,750
      CHF FR1,485
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There is a later version of this trip also available for travel from Jan 1, 2015 to Dec 31, 2015. View later Explore Indochina.
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Days 1-2 Hanoi

Arrive early to explore the chaotic capital of Vietnam. Hanoi is an alluring city of contrasts, best discovered on foot. Walk along Hanoi's pagoda-studded lake and perhaps visit some of its rich cultural sights.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Day 3 Hue

Travel through Hue on a bicycle discovering ancient royal treasures or take a boat trip along the Perfume River. Don't miss the Imperial Citadel with its ruined Forbidden Purple City and nine bronze urns.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 4-5 Hoi An

Preserved in all its perfection, Hoi An is as charming as it is pretty. Step back in time as you stroll the city’s lantern-lit streets and soak up the ambiance of the colourful markets. Why not take a trip out to beautiful Cua Dai Beach, cycle through lush rice fields or explore the array of art galleries.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 6-8 Nha Trang

Time for some well-deserved rest and relaxation in the beautiful coastal town of Nha Trang. Grab a snorkel and head out to sea in search of crabs, seahorses and the rare zebra moray eel. Otherwise spend the day on land, worshipping the sun, eating fresh seafood and resting up before another ride on the Reunification Express, headed for Ho Chi Minh.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Days 9-11 Ho Chi Minh City

Lose yourself in the hustle and bustle of Vietnam’s largest city. Wander streets lined with shops and stalls, listen to the chatter of vendors and smell the fragrant aromas of some of the best street food in the country.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Day 12 Phnom Penh

Farewell Vietnam and board a public bus bound for Phnom Penh. Learn about Cambodia’s tragic recent history at haunting Tuol Sleng Museum and the Killing Fields.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 13 Homestay

Head out into the countryside and be treated to a rural village homestay. Spend time practising Cambodian language skills with the locals, and revel in the delightful change of pace and the spoils of home cooking.
ACCOM: Homestay - 1

Days 14-15 Sihanoukville

Hit the beach in one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations. While in Sihanoukville, take the opportunity to explore surrounding islands on a boat trip or visit the lush Ream National Park.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 16 Phnom Penh

Return to Phnom Penh and discover more sights in this beguiling city. Perhaps wander through the bustling market stalls of Psar Thmei or relax with a traditional massage.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Day 17 Kompong Cham

Admire the fading French architecture of Kompong Cham. This charming city and surrounds is also the perfect place for a two-wheeled adventure.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1

Days 18-20 Siem Reap/Angkor Wat

Don't miss Cambodia's extraordinary temples of Angkor - just a short ride away from the town of Siem Reap. The sight of these iconic ancient wonders framed against a sunset backdrop has to be seen to be believed.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Days 21-22 Bangkok

Cross the border into Thailand and cover the home stretch to Bangkok. Why not relax on a slow-going longtail boat or check out the verdant gardens of the Grand Palace.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1