Indochina Uncovered Overview

Indochina Uncovered snakes its way through the delights of Thailand, Laos and Vietnam, drinking up the culture, cuisine and friendliness of these inspiring countries.

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      USD $2,425
      CAD $2,470
      AUD $2,565
      EUR €1,786
      GBP £1,525
      NZD $3,042
      ZAR R23,364
      CHF FR2,200
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  • 2014-01-01 - 2014-12-31

Uncover the delights of Indochina on this South-East Asian adventure

Travel from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City, experiencing the delights of northern Thailand, the laidback river lifestyle of Laos and the cultural richness of Vietnam. From the bright lights of Bangkok to the age-old charms of Luang Prabang and the buzz of Hanoi, join us on a voyage of discovery and relaxation. Travel down the mighty Mekong and become acquainted with the tranquillity of remote villages and friendly locals along the way. Sip coffee by the lake in Hanoi, stroll the pristine shoreline around Halong Bay, take in the charming old-world ambiance of Hue and marvel at the hectic pace of life in Ho Chi Minh City. This is an adventure full of beauty and contrast that will introduce you to the delicious cuisine, friendly people, beautiful landscape and cosmopolitan cities of these fascinating countries.

  • Soak in the sights and sounds of enigmatic Bangkok
  • Explore Chiang Mai's bustling Night Bazaar
  • Discover the thousands of Buddha statues at the Pak Ou Caves
  • Relax into the laidback lifestyle of colourful Vientiane
  • Wander through Hanoi's eclectic Old Quarter
  • Bask in the beauty of Halong Bay's emerald waters
  • See the charm of river life at along the meandering Mekong Delta
  • Uncover lantern-lit streets and age-old architecture in majestic Hoi An

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Bangkok, Thailand
  • Finish:

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 16
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    13 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Guesthouse (7 nts), Hotel (11 nts), Overnight boat (1 nt), Overnight sleeper train (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    Boat, Bus, Jumbo, Longtail boat, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private Bus, Private minibus, Private vehicle, Tuk-Tuk
  • Included activities:

    Bangkok - Khlong boat (canal) tour, Bangkok - Wat Pho temple, Chiang Mai - Doi Suthep temple, Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise, Hanoi - Water puppet show, HCMC - City tour, HCMC - KOTO dinner, HCMC - Mekong Delta day trip, HCMC - War Remnants Museum, Hoi An - Ancient town, Hue - Imperial citadel, Hue - Perfume river cruise and Thien Mu Pagoda, Hue - Royal tomb, Luang Prabang - Kuang Si Waterfalls, Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Cave, Luang Prabang - Traditional Arts and Ethnology Museum, Mekong River - 2 day boat trip, Vientiane - COPE visit, Vientiane - Wat Sri Saket

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    650kg pp per trip
  • Total price from

    USD $2,425
    CAD $2,470
    AUD $2,565
    EUR €1,786
    GBP £1,525
    NZD $3,042
    ZAR R23,364
    CHF FR2,200
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $110
    CAD $112
    AUD $116
    EUR €81
    GBP £69
    NZD $138
    ZAR R1,062
    CHF FR100
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Days 1-2 Bangkok

Loud, bright, chaotic and delightful, Bangkok is a city of modern excesses intermingled with simple traditions, all wrapped up in the famous smiles of the locals.

Day 3 Chiang Mai

Awash with stunning temples, fabulous markets and a lively city centre, charming Chiang Mai is rich in culture and the gateway to the northern hilltribes.

Day 4 Chiang Khong

Sitting on the Mekong, Chiang Khong is a quiet town on the Thai side of the Thai-Lao border with beautiful countryside and a relaxed atmosphere.

Day 5 Mekong River

The Mekong River gently flows through Laos providing food, water and a transport channel for millions, as well as the aesthetic pleasures of life on the river.

Days 6-8 Luang Prabang

Nestled in the hills of northern Laos, the tranquil city of Luang Prabang is studded with ornate temples, brimming with colourful markets and enriched by French colonial architecture.

Days 9-10 Vang Vieng

Surrounded by stunning limestone karst scenery, Vang Vieng is a small haven with fascinating caves to explore, a myriad of water-based activities and a relaxed atmosphere.

Day 11 Vientiane

As the most relaxed capital in South-East Asia, Vientiane is a lovely mix of riverside calm, outstanding temples, fabulous food and charming locals.

Days 12-13 Hanoi

Hanoi is famous for its tranquil lake settings, French-colonial architecture, ancient temples, delectable cuisine and as the resting place of the revered former leader, Ho Chi Minh.

Days 14-15 Halong Bay

Halong Bay is a place of surreal beauty, with ethereal limestone islands jutting out of jade waters and atmospheric caves and grottoes carved out by time. In the evening we enjoy a performance of the unique Water Puppets.

Days 16-17 Hue

As the former imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue holds the treasures of Vietnam's royal past and is a curious mix of bustling streets and tranquil settings.

Days 18-19 Hoi An

With lantern-lit streets, vibrant markets, skilled tailors, artisan shops, ancient houses, colourful temples and beautiful smiles, Hoi An is a Vietnamese wonderland.

Days 20-22 Ho Chi Minh City

Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is an exciting and dynamic city brimming with street vendors, cyclos, temples, shops and colonial architecture.
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    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,425
      CAD $2,470
      AUD $2,565
      EUR €1,786
      GBP £1,525
      NZD $3,042
      ZAR R23,364
      CHF FR2,200
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