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Tour Overview

Join us on a 12-day adventure through the captivating landscapes and rich cultures of Southeast Asia. This tour takes you through three incredible countries: Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. Explore the bustling streets of Hanoi, cruise through the mystical Halong Bay, and delve into the ancient temples of Angkor in Cambodia. Discover the grandeur of Bangkok, from the Grand Palace to the vibrant Chinatown, before unwinding on the pristine beaches of Phuket. Immerse yourself in local traditions, savor exotic cuisine, and create lasting memories on this diverse and enriching journey through Southeast Asia.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Halong Bay Marvel: Be awed by limestone karsts and caves on a Halong Bay cruise, sipping drinks as you soak in the views.
  • Angkor's Mystique: Explore Angkor's ancient temples, including the iconic Bayon and Ta Prohm, shrouded in centuries-old tree roots.
  • Banteay Srei Beauty: Admire intricate carvings at Banteay Srei, a pink sandstone gem among Angkor's temples.
  • Tonle Sap Lake Adventure: Cruise through Kampong Phluk, a floating village on Tonle Sap Lake, for a serene sunset cocktail.
  • Wat Pho Serenity: Discover peace at Wat Pho, home to the colossal Reclining Buddha and exquisite Thai architecture.
  • Bangkok Tuk-Tuk Ride: Zip through Bangkok's bustling streets on a tuk-tuk, passing by fragrant flower markets.
  • Grand Palace Grandeur: Stand in awe at Bangkok's Grand Palace, adorned with ornate details and the revered Emerald Buddha.
  • Chinatown's Energy: Immerse in the lively chaos of Bangkok's Chinatown, savoring mouthwatering Chinese cuisine and vibrant streets.
  • Phuket Paradise: Unwind on Phuket's pristine beaches, where turquoise waters and relaxation await.
  • Cultural Immersion: Dive into local life with rice wine, palm candies, ox cart rides, and the Cambodia Landmine Museum experience.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, your friendly guide and driver will be waiting to welcome you to Hanoi, the vibrant capital of Vietnam. They will assist with your luggage and provide you with an introduction to the city.

    You'll then be comfortably transferred to your chosen hotel in Hanoi. As you check in, take some time to relax and freshen up after your journey.

    The rest of the day is yours to explore at your own pace. You might choose to take a leisurely stroll around the hotel's neighborhood, discovering the local shops, markets, and perhaps indulging in some delicious street food.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Hanoi

  2. After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, prepare for a full day of cultural exploration in Hanoi.

    Your first stop will be the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where you can pay your respects to Vietnam's revered leader, Ho Chi Minh. Learn about his life and the history of the country.

    Next, visit the unique One Pillar Pagoda, an architectural marvel that dates back to the 11th century. It's a symbol of spiritual significance in Vietnam. Continue your journey to Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House, the modest residence where he lived and worked during his presidency. The house and its surroundings provide insight into his simple lifestyle.

    Hanoi Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
    Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

    Explore the historic Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first national university. Admire the well-preserved architecture and tranquil courtyards. Immerse yourself in the diverse cultures of Vietnam at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. The museum's exhibits showcase the traditions and customs of the country's ethnic groups. After an enriching morning of sightseeing, savor a delicious Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant.

    In the afternoon, embark on a captivating journey through the bustling streets of the Hanoi Old Quarter. Experience the lively atmosphere and colorful markets as you ride in a local rickshaw. Your day concludes with a mesmerizing water puppet performance, a traditional Vietnamese art form. Enjoy the vibrant tales and puppetry.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Hanoi

  3. Today, you'll embark on an enchanting journey to Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its otherworldly beauty.

    Your first stop is Trinh Nu Cave, also known as the Virgin Cave. Explore the cave's intricate stalactites and stalagmites, and soak in the natural beauty. Take a refreshing dip in the emerald waters of Halong Bay, surrounded by limestone karsts and breathtaking landscapes. Enjoy refreshing drinks on board your cruise ship as you continue to admire the stunning vistas of Halong Bay.

    Vietnam Halong Bay Trinh Nu Cave
    Trinh Nu Cave

    In the evening, as the sun sets over the bay, you'll have the opportunity to capture some memorable photographs.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: On Board

  4. In the morning, cruise to explore Sung Sot Cave (Surprise Cave), one of the most remarkable caves of Halong Bay. Be amazed at its impressive stalactites and stalagmites formations. Afterwards, return to your cruise ship for a delightful brunch as you sail back to the Halong Bay port.

    Halong Bay Sung Sot Cave
    Sung Sot Cave

    Bid farewell to Halong Bay as you return to Hanoi. You'll then catch a flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia, where a new adventure awaits.

    Upon arrival in Siem Reap, your guide will greet you at the airport and ensure a smooth transfer to your hotel for check-in. Take the evening to relax and prepare for your exploration of the temples of Angkor.

    Meal: Brunch

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

  5. Today is dedicated to exploring the awe-inspiring temples of Angkor, a testament to Cambodia's rich history and architectural marvels. Begin your day at Angkor Thom, the grand capital of the Khmer Empire. Marvel at the South Gate and its impressive statues. As you enter, discover the captivating Bayon Temple, famous for its many serene stone faces carved into its towers.

    Angkor Wat Bayon Temple
    Bayon Temple

    Continue to Ta Prohm, a temple enveloped by the embrace of massive tree roots. This iconic temple has been left partially unrestored, offering a glimpse into the jungle's power to reclaim ancient structures. Your next stop is Preah Khan, a sprawling temple complex with intricately carved galleries, courtyards, and towering trees. Explore the hidden corners of this magnificent site.

    After a fulfilling day of temple exploration, return to your hotel in the evening, where you can relax and recount the day's adventures.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

  6. Today, venture to Banteay Srei, often referred to as the "Citadel of Women" due to its intricate and delicate carvings. It's renowned for its pink sandstone and elaborate decorations, offering a unique contrast to other Angkor temples.

    Angkor Wat Banteay Srei Temple
    Banteay Srei Temple

    Gain insight into Cambodia's tragic history at the Cambodia Landmine Museum. Learn about the ongoing efforts to clear landmines and support landmine survivors.

    Immerse yourself in Cambodian village life by visiting a local community. Taste traditional rice wine and palm candies, made with skills passed down through generations. Experience a leisurely ox cart ride through the picturesque Cambodian countryside. The gentle pace allows you to soak in the rural beauty and interact with locals.

    Conclude the day with a boat ride on Tonle Sap Lake, Southeast Asia's largest freshwater lake. Explore the floating village of Kampong Phluk, where houses stand on stilts and communities thrive on the water. Enjoy a relaxing sunset cocktail as you take in the serene surroundings.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: Siem Reap

    Kampong Phluk Floating Village
    Kampong Phluk Floating Village

  7. Bid farewell to Siem Reap as you catch a flight to Bangkok, Thailand. Upon arrival at Suvarnabhumi Airport, your guide will be there to assist you. You'll then check in to your hotel in the vibrant heart of Bangkok.

    The remainder of the day is yours to relax, wander the streets of Bangkok, or perhaps sample some of the city's renowned street food.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Bangkok

  8. Begin your day with a visit to Wat Pho, home to the magnificent Reclining Buddha statue, which measures 46 meters in length. Explore the temple's serene courtyards and traditional Thai architecture.

    Embark on an exciting tuk-tuk ride through the bustling streets of Bangkok, passing by a vibrant flower market. Witness the colorful blooms and fragrances as you navigate the market's lively lanes. Visit the Grand Palace, a symbol of Thailand's grandeur and architectural beauty. Admire the intricate details of the palace buildings and the revered Emerald Buddha Temple.

    Bangkok Grand Palace
    Grand Palace

    After that, hop on a traditional long-tail boat for a scenic ride along the Chao Phraya River. Stop at Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn, known for its stunning spires.

    Conclude your day with an excursion to Bangkok's vibrant Chinatown. Explore the bustling streets, savor delectable Chinese cuisine, and experience the bustling energy of this historic district.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Bangkok

  9. Fly from Bangkok to Phuket, where you'll be welcomed by the stunning beaches and tropical landscapes. Check in to your beachfront hotel and unwind as you prepare for a relaxing stay in paradise.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Phuket

  10. You have two full days of leisure ahead in Phuket. Take advantage of the serene beaches, crystal-clear waters, and the numerous activities and water sports available. Whether you choose to relax on the beach, explore nearby islands, or indulge in spa treatments, these days are yours to enjoy at your own pace.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Phuket

    Phuket Old Town
    Phuket Old Town

  11. This day is free for you.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

    Thailand Phuket James Bond Island
    James Bond Island in Phuket

  12. Enjoy your final morning in Phuket at your own pace. Soak in the tranquil atmosphere and savor the beachside surroundings.

    In the afternoon, your driver will escort you to Phuket International Airport for your onward flight to your next destination or back home, concluding this unforgettable Southeast Asian journey.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $1599 P.P, which is based on a private tour for 2 people. The price varies depending on the activity, number of people, travel date, and selected hotel.

Price Includes

  • 11 nights' accommodation in 4-star hotels;
  • Meals listed in the itinerary;
  • Private air-conditioned vehicle with licensed drivers;
  • Excellent local English-speaking tour guides as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day;
  • Domestic air flights mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance fees and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.

Price Excludes

  • International air tickets (Could be assisted).
  • Visa handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Any personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver, bell boy, etc.
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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