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Tour Overview

This immersive 2-week Vietnam Cambodia and Laos tour is a tapestry of culture, history, and natural beauty. Begin in Hanoi, Vietnam's capital, exploring iconic landmarks and cruising through Halong Bay's stunning karsts. Continue to Hoi An for cultural encounters and mouthwatering cuisine. Explore Angkor's ancient temples in Cambodia before heading to Laos. Witness Luang Prabang's Alms-giving Ceremony, hike to Kuangsi Waterfall and soak in the serene ambiance. This tour promises an unforgettable blend of experiences, from bustling city life to tranquil landscapes, leaving you with cherished memories of Southeast Asia.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Witness sunrise over Halong Bay's karsts, a breathtaking natural spectacle.
  • Explore Hoi An's lantern-lit streets, a romantic journey into Vietnam's past.
  • Wander Angkor's ancient temples, a glimpse into Cambodia's glorious history.
  • Experience Luang Prabang's Alms-giving Ceremony, a serene Buddhist tradition.
  • Savor Vietnamese cuisine with a hands-on cooking class in Hoi An.
  • Kayak in Halong Bay's emerald waters, an adventurous escape.
  • Discover hidden wonders in Ta Prohm's jungle-clad ruins, a cinematic experience.
  • Immerse in Mekong Delta's traditions, a cultural odyssey.
  • Relax at Kuangsi Waterfall, a natural oasis in the heart of Laos.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival at Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport, you'll be greeted by your guide and driver who will transfer you to your hotel in Hanoi. Check in and settle into your accommodation.

    The rest of the day is at your leisure, giving you the opportunity to rest and explore the immediate surroundings or start getting acquainted with the city.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Hanoi

  2. After a hearty breakfast at your hotel, your exploration of Hanoi begins. Your guide will provide historical and cultural insights throughout the day.

    You'll visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, where you can pay your respects to the revered leader of Vietnam. The serene atmosphere around the mausoleum provides a unique glimpse into the nation's history.

    Hanoi Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
    Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

    Continue to the Temple of Literature, a picturesque complex dedicated to Confucius and scholars. Stroll through peaceful courtyards and admire traditional Vietnamese architecture. Your cultural journey continues with a visit to the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, which offers fascinating displays on the diverse ethnic groups of Vietnam. Gain a deeper understanding of the country's rich tapestry of cultures.

    Lunch will be served at a local restaurant, where you can savor authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

    In the afternoon, experience the bustling streets of the Hanoi Old Quarter on a cyclo ride. These traditional cycle rickshaws provide an up-close view of daily life in the vibrant city.

    Vietnam Hanoi Old Quarter Cyclo
    Cyclo through the Hanoi Old Quarter

    In the evening, attend a mesmerizing water puppet performance. This unique art form originated in the Red River Delta and tells stories through intricately designed puppets that appear to dance on water. The performance is both entertaining and culturally enlightening.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Hanoi

  3. This morning, you'll embark on a scenic drive to Halong Bay, a journey that showcases the beautiful Vietnamese countryside. Upon arrival, board your cruise vessel. The crew will welcome you with a refreshing drink.

    As you cruise through the emerald waters of Halong Bay, you'll have the opportunity to swim in the bay's inviting waters and soak up the stunning scenery of limestone karsts rising dramatically from the sea.

    Halong Bay Vietnam
    Halong Bay Cruise

    The cruise also includes a cooking class where you can learn to prepare classic Vietnamese dishes. In the evening, try your hand at squid fishing under the starry sky, an activity that is both fun and rewarding.

    Throughout the day, be sure to take in the breathtaking natural views of Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its otherworldly beauty.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: On Board

  4. Wake up early to witness the magical sunrise over the karst formations of Halong Bay. The changing colors of the sky and the calm waters make this a truly enchanting experience. After breakfast, you'll embark on a kayaking adventure in the serene Ao Ech area, where you can paddle through limestone arches and hidden coves.

    Halong Bay Ao Ech Area Kayaking
    Kayaking in Ao Ech Area

    Enjoy a delicious brunch on board before your cruise returns to the harbor. It's time to head back to Hanoi to catch your flight to Da Nang. Your guide will assist with the airport procedures.

    Upon landing in Da Nang, a local driver will be waiting to transfer you to the picturesque town of Hoi An, known for its well-preserved architecture and lantern-lit streets. Check-in at your Hoi An hotel and enjoy the evening at your leisure.

    Meal: Brunch

    Accommodation: in Hoi An

  5. Today's cultural immersion begins with a visit to Tra Que Vegetable Village, a charming farming community just a short distance from Hoi An.

    Here, you'll have the opportunity to observe local farmers in action, tending to their organic crops. You can even roll up your sleeves and join in picking some fresh ingredients that you'll use later in your cooking class.

    Vietnam Tra Que Vegetable Village
    The local farmer is watering vegetables

    After your hands-on experience at Tra Que, you'll be transferred to the Red Bridge Cooking School, where you'll partake in a cooking class under the guidance of a skilled chef. You'll learn to prepare traditional Vietnamese dishes, using the ingredients you selected earlier.

    The class provides valuable insights into the country's culinary traditions and allows you to savor the fruits of your labor with a delicious lunch. The afternoon is free for you to explore the charming streets of Hoi An, known for their well-preserved architecture, boutique shops, and vibrant atmosphere.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Hoi An

    Vietnam Red Bridge Cooking School
    Learn to make Vietnamese cuisine in Red Bridge Cooking School

  6. Your morning in Hoi An starts with a stroll through the enchanting Ancient Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your guide will share stories about the town's history, including its role as a major trading port. Visit the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge, a symbol of Hoi An, known for its elegant design and historical significance.

    Vietnam Hoi An Japanese Covered Bridge
    Japanese Covered Bridge

    Explore the Old House of Tan Ky, a well-preserved merchant's residence that provides a glimpse into the lives of Hoi An's prosperous traders. Continue to the Fujian Assembly Hall, a beautiful structure dedicated to the goddess of the sea.

    In the afternoon, it's time to bid farewell to Hoi An as you're transferred to Da Nang Airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City, the bustling metropolis in southern Vietnam.

    Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, your local driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. The evening is at your leisure to rest or explore the vibrant city streets.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Ho Chi Minh City

  7. Start your day with a visit to the historic Reunification Palace, also known as Independence Palace. This iconic building played a significant role in Vietnam's modern history and offers insight into the country's turbulent past. Next, visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, a stunning example of French colonial architecture, and the nearby Central Post Office, designed by the famous architect Gustave Eiffel.

    Ho Chi Minh Notre Dame Cathedral
    Notre Dame Cathedral

    Explore the thought-provoking War Remnants Museum, which provides a sobering perspective on the Vietnam War, featuring photographs, artifacts, and exhibitions.

    Take a break from your explorations with a cup of Vietnamese coffee at a local café. Vietnamese coffee is renowned for its strong flavor and unique brewing methods.

    The rest of the day is free for you to explore Ho Chi Minh City at your own pace. You might want to visit bustling markets like Ben Thanh Market, stroll along Nguyen Hue Walking Street, or sample delicious street food.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Ho Chi Minh City

  8. Today, you'll venture into the picturesque Mekong Delta. Your journey takes you to Ben Tre, a peaceful region known as the "Coconut Kingdom."

    Upon arrival, you'll embark on a sampan tour, a traditional wooden boat, to visit a local family's home. Here, you'll have the opportunity to taste handmade honey tea, a delightful local specialty.

    Vietnam Mekong River Canoe
    Take a traditional sampan boat ride along the winding waterways

    As you travel along the delta's winding waterways, you'll be treated to a traditional folk song performance by local artists. This cultural experience offers a window into the lives of the people in this fertile region.

    After the excursion in Ben Tre, you'll return to Ho Chi Minh City, where you'll catch your flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you'll be transferred to your hotel to rest and prepare for your exploration of the Angkor temples.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

  9. Your day begins with a visit to the ancient city of Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Khmer Empire. Here, you'll explore the Bayon Temple, known for its iconic stone faces and intricate bas-reliefs that depict scenes from daily life and mythology.

    Angkor Wat Bayon Temple
    Bayon Temple

    Continue your temple tour with a visit to Ta Prohm, a photogenic temple where enormous tree roots have intertwined with the stone structures, creating a mesmerizing and ethereal atmosphere.

    After a morning of exploring the temples, return to your hotel for some relaxation. In the evening, the night is free for you to dine at a local restaurant or explore Siem Reap's vibrant night markets.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

  10. Today, you'll venture further into the Angkor Archaeological Park with a visit to Banteay Srei. This temple is renowned for its intricate pink sandstone carvings and is often referred to as the "Citadel of Women." Continue to Banteay Samre, a temple that showcases classic Angkor architecture.

    Angkor Wat Banteay Srei Temple
    Banteay Srei Temple

    Your day also includes a visit to the Cambodia Landmine Museum, where you'll learn about the ongoing issue of landmines and their impact on the country.

    In the evening, head to Pre Rup Temple to witness a breathtaking sunset over the Angkor temples. The temple's elevated location provides panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

    Cambodia Pre Rup Temple Sunset
    Sunset View from Pre Rup Temple

  11. Enjoy a leisurely morning in Siem Reap, with time to explore the local markets or relax at your hotel. In the afternoon, you'll catch a flight to Luang Prabang, Laos, a city known for its timeless charm and rich cultural heritage.

    Upon arrival at Luang Prabang's airport, your guide and driver will be there to meet you. They will assist with your luggage and transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure to unwind and start experiencing the tranquility of Luang Prabang.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Luang Prabang

  12. Rise early to witness the serene Alms-giving Ceremony, a daily ritual in Luang Prabang where Buddhist monks collect alms from local residents and visitors. It's a deeply spiritual and photogenic experience. After the ceremony, enjoy breakfast at your hotel.

    Laos Luang Prabang Alms-giving Ceremony
    Witness the Alms-giving Ceremony in the early morning

    Explore the morning market of Luang Prabang, a vibrant and colorful market where locals sell fresh produce, handicrafts, and more.

    Visit the Royal Palace Museum, located in the former royal palace of the Lao monarchy. Explore the exhibits showcasing the country's royal history. Continue to Wat Xieng Thong, one of Laos' most important monasteries, known for its exquisite architecture and intricate mosaics.

    Laos Wat Xieng Thong
    Wat Xieng Thong

    Conclude your day with a visit to the Traditional Art Exhibition Center, where you can admire local artwork and learn about traditional Lao art forms.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Luang Prabang

  13. Today, you'll embark on a day trip to the stunning Kuangsi Waterfall, located in a lush forest setting. Upon arrival, you'll have the opportunity to swim in the crystal-clear turquoise pools of the waterfall or take a leisurely hike through the surrounding forest.

    Laos Kuang Si Waterfall
    Kuang Si Waterfall

    Enjoy a picnic lunch amid the tranquil natural surroundings.

    Return to Luang Prabang in the evening, where you can relax at your hotel or explore the town's charming streets.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Luang Prabang

  14. Enjoy your free time in Luang Prabang until it's time for your driver to escort you to the airport for your onward flight or journey back home.

    Take this opportunity to savor the serene ambiance of Luang Prabang and perhaps pick up some last-minute souvenirs or mementos of your incredible journey through Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $2329 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

  • 13 nights' accommodation;
  • 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;
  • Air tickets 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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