Indochina Family Adventure Itinerary

Experience the Asia of old on a family adventure that captures the spirit of the region. Meet its friendly people and explore right from Halong Bay to Siem Reap.

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      USD $2,465
      CAD $2,515
      AUD $2,610
      EUR €1,765
      GBP £1,540
      NZD $3,085
      ZAR R23,765
      CHF FR2,175
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Angkor Wat

Happy local children, Cambodia

Children buying food from a local Vietnamese lady

Pho soup

Locals bikes, Hoi An

Days 1-2 Hanoi

Arrive in Vietnam's slow-paced and picturesque Hanoi. Filled with temples, cafes, parks, tree-lined streets and glassy lakes, explore Hanoi by cyclo or on foot and get a taste for French-influenced Asia. Enjoy breakfast at KOTO restaurant, roam the bustling Vietnamese streets of the Old Quarter and have fun watching a traditional water puppet show.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 3-4 Halong Bay

Set sail for real Vietnamese adventure on beautiful Halong Bay. Thousands of limestone peaks dot the turquoise water of the bay and there's plenty of time to explore the islands and their mysterious stalactite-encrusted caves. A night aboard a boat in Halong Bay is a very special experience - fall asleep beneath Vietnam's sparkling sky to the gentle lapping of waves against the hull.
ACCOM: Overnight sleeper train - 1

Days 5-7 Hoi An

Stop by China Beach and the Marble Mountains en route to Vietnam's ancient town of Hoi An. Packed with artisans, tailors and food stalls, this is a bargain-hunter's heaven. Meet some locals and learn about their lives, admire opulent fabrics in shops and markets, get clothes tailor-made or head out to the beach on a scenic bicycle ride.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Days 8-9 Ho Chi Minh City

Touchdown in Vietnam's vibrant Ho Chi Minh City. A tasty local-style lunch awaits at the Ben Thanh Market then take time to explore the winding streets. The following day, cool off at the Dam Sen Water Park.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 10-11 Phnom Penh

Take a flight to Phnom Penh in Cambodia this morning and say farewell to your Vietnamese group leader who leaves you today and on arrival in Cambodia you will be met by a new Cambodian leader. After checking into your hotel you will take a boat cruise on the Mekong River. There is plenty to watch as a plethora of floating craft of all shapes and sizes go about their daily business, you may see a floating market, life along the river bank is also interesting viewing. No doubt many local children will wave to you as you pass them by. The following day is free for exploring, there are some great markets to visit, or you can see the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Days 12-15 Siem Riep/Angkor Wat

Another short flight (approx 1 hour) takes you to your final destination of Siem Reap. This town is the gateway to Angkor Wat. Explore the temples with a guide and learn the history from the Khmer Empire long ago in the 9th - 12th centuries. The temples were meant to represent the cosmic world and as such are perfectly aligned in balance and symmetry. Sunrise or sunset visits will give you spectacular photographic opportunities. You have a 3 day pass into the temple complex, so there is plenty of time to explore the site, as well as a chance to visit local markets and try some delicous street food or let the kids take a refreshing dip in the hotel pool.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3