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Tour Overview

Discover the vibrant cultures and natural wonders of Southeast Asia on this 15-day journey through Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. Begin in the bustling streets of Bangkok, where you'll explore ancient temples and the lively Chinatown. In Chiang Mai, connect with elephants at a sanctuary, and in Hanoi, delve into history and culture. Cruise through the stunning Halong Bay, explore the Cu Chi Tunnels and uncover the beauty of the Mekong Delta. Your adventure continues in Siem Reap, where you'll explore the enchanting temples of Angkor and experience the unique charm of Tonle Sap Lake. This tour offers a diverse and enriching experience of three incredible countries.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Immerse in Bangkok's Grandeur: Explore Wat Pho, Grand Palace, and vibrant Chinatown for a taste of Thai culture and history.
  • Elephant Connection: Bond with elephants at Elephant Jungle Sanctuary in Chiang Mai, creating unforgettable memories.
  • Halong Bay Serenity: Cruise Halong Bay's emerald waters, visit Trinh Nu Cave, and savor a cooking class with stunning views.
  • Historic Hanoi: Discover Hanoi's rich heritage at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Old Quarter, and Water Puppet Show.
  • Cu Chi Tunnels: Unearth wartime history as you explore the Cu Chi Tunnels near Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Mekong Delta Adventure: Experience local life on Turtle Island and savor honey tea in Ben Tre.
  • Angkor's Mystique: Explore Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm, and the mesmerizing temples of Angkor in Siem Reap.
  • Tonle Sap Magic: Glide through Tonle Sap Lake's stilted village, Kampong Phluk, for a unique Cambodian experience at sunset.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to the bustling city of Bangkok! After a long flight, your guide and driver will be waiting to greet you at the airport. They'll help you with your luggage and provide you with some initial information about the city.

    Once you've checked in to your hotel, take some time to relax and recover from your journey. You might want to freshen up and settle into your accommodation. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: in Bangkok

  2. This day is packed with cultural treasures. In the morning, you'll visit Wat Pho, known for its enormous reclining Buddha statue. Your guide will share insights into Thai Buddhism and the significance of this temple.

    Next, you'll explore the Grand Palace, a stunning architectural marvel, and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, which houses one of Thailand's most revered icons.

    Bangkok Grand Palace
    Grand Palace

    The adventure continues with a picturesque long-tail boat ride along the Chao Phraya River. You'll make stops at Wat Arun, the "Temple of Dawn," and other landmarks, witnessing the vibrant river life. Afterwards, you'll take a break for a delightful Thai lunch.

    In the later afternoon, you'll dive into the lively atmosphere of Chinatown, known for its vibrant markets, street food, and rich cultural heritage.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Bangkok

  3. Today, you'll bid farewell to Bangkok and catch a flight to Chiang Mai, the cultural heart of Northern Thailand. The flight will give you a chance to enjoy scenic views as you travel north.

    Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, your guide will welcome you and ensure a smooth check-in at your hotel.

    The rest of the day is yours to rest, explore the local surroundings, or perhaps take a leisurely walk to discover the charming streets and markets of Chiang Mai.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Chiang Mai

  4. Your day begins with a visit to a bustling local food and flower market. Immerse yourself in the colors, scents, and flavors of Chiang Mai.

    A visit to Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, perched on a mountain, offers breathtaking views of the city. You'll learn about the temple's history and its significance in Thai culture.

    Thailand Chiang Mai Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
    Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

    Upon returning to Chiang Mai, you'll hop on a rickshaw for a unique 20-minute ride through the city's streets. Feel the charm of this traditional mode of transportation.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in in Chiang Mai

  5. Prepare for an unforgettable day with elephants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Your visit will be filled with opportunities to connect with these gentle giants.

    Phuket Elephant Jungle Sanctuary
    Walk with Elephants in Elephant Jungle Sanctuary

    Interact with the elephants, observe their natural behaviors, and even participate in activities like feeding and bathing.

    Lunch will be served at the sanctuary, providing you with a chance to relax in a picturesque natural setting.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Chiang Mai

  6. Today, you'll bid farewell to Chiang Mai and catch a flight to Hanoi, the vibrant capital of Vietnam. Upon arrival, your guide will assist with your hotel check-in.

    Take some time to acclimate to the new environment and enjoy the facilities of your Hanoi hotel.

    The evening is free for you to explore the nearby streets or relax in anticipation of your upcoming adventures.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Hanoi

  7. Your day begins with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where you can pay your respects to the revered leader of Vietnam. Nearby, the Temple of Literature is a testament to the country's rich intellectual heritage. Explore the iconic One Pillar Pagoda, a symbol of Hanoi's history.

    After a delicious Vietnamese lunch, take a leisurely stroll through the narrow streets of the Hanoi Old Quarter, where you'll discover the city's unique charm.

    Veitnam Hanoi Old Quarter
    Hanoi Old Quarter

    In the evening, be treated to a traditional water puppet performance, a captivating art form unique to Vietnam.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Hanoi

  8. Today, you'll embark on a scenic journey to Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its breathtaking natural beauty.

    Your first stop is Trinh Nu Cave, where you can explore the stunning rock formations and, weather permitting, take a refreshing swim in the bay's crystal-clear waters.

    Halong Bay Vietnam
    Halong Bay Cruise

    Back on your cruise ship, you can savor drinks while enjoying the panoramic views of Halong Bay's iconic limestone karsts. Participate in a cooking class on board to learn about Vietnamese cuisine and try your hand at creating traditional dishes.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

    Accommodation: on Board

  9. Wake up to the serene beauty of Halong Bay and begin your day with a Tai Chi session on the deck, surrounded by the calm waters and towering karsts.

    The day offers more opportunities to connect with the natural wonders of the bay as you embark on kayaking adventures amid the breathtaking scenery.

    Halong Bay Ao Ech Area Kayaking
    Kayaking in Halong Bay

    After a delightful brunch on board, you'll bid farewell to Halong Bay and return to Hanoi.

    Catch a flight to Ho Chi Minh City, where your next chapter of exploration awaits.

    Meal: Brunch

    Accommodation: in Ho Chi Minh City

  10. Today's itinerary includes visits to some of Ho Chi Minh City's most iconic landmarks. Start at Notre Dame Cathedral, a stunning example of French colonial architecture.

    Explore the historic Central Post Office, a masterpiece designed by Gustave Eiffel. Your tour continues with a visit to the Reunification Palace, a symbol of Vietnam's reunification.

    Ho Chi Minh Old Post Office
    Old Post Office

    In the afternoon, delve into the country's history at the War Remnants Museum, where thought-provoking exhibits shed light on the Vietnam War.

    Later, explore the historic Cu Chi Tunnels, a network of underground passages used by Viet Cong soldiers during the war.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Ho Chi Minh City

    Cu Chi Tunnels Ho Chi Minh
    Cu Chi Tunnels

  11. Today's adventure takes you beyond the city limits of Ho Chi Minh City to the picturesque Mekong Delta.

    After breakfast, you'll embark on a scenic drive to Ben Tre, often referred to as the "Coconut Kingdom." Here, you'll immerse yourself in the local culture.

    A motorboat ride to Turtle Island is your gateway to exploring the fascinating coconut industry. Witness the traditional process of crafting coconut-based products.

    Next, you'll hop on a sampan boat to visit a local family and experience their warm hospitality. Savor handmade honey tea while enjoying a captivating folk song performance.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Ho Chi Minh City

    Vietnam My Tho Mekong River Boat Trip
    Mekong River Sampan Boat Trip

  12. Bid farewell to Vietnam as you catch a flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia's gateway to the Angkor temples.

    Upon arrival, your guide will assist you in checking in to your Siem Reap hotel.

    The rest of the day is yours to unwind, explore the local area, or perhaps take a leisurely walk to get a taste of the city's unique atmosphere.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

  13. Today's exploration centers around the awe-inspiring temples of Angkor. Your journey begins at Angkor Thom, where you'll encounter the iconic Bayon Temple, known for its enigmatic smiling faces.

    Discover the enchanting Ta Prohm, where ancient structures are intertwined with giant tree roots.

    Angkor Wat Ta Prohm Temple
    Ta Prohm Temple

    Your temple tour includes a visit to Preah Khan, a lesser-known but equally impressive archaeological site.

    In the evening, return to your Siem Reap hotel to relax after a day of remarkable discoveries.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

  14. The day starts with a visit to the intricately carved Banteay Srei temple, renowned for its exquisite pink sandstone carvings.

    Angkor Wat Banteay Srei Temple
    Banteay Srei Temple

    Explore the Cambodia Landmine Museum, where you'll gain insights into the country's recent history and efforts to clear landmines.

    Embark on an ox cart ride through the serene countryside, immersing yourself in the rural Cambodian way of life.

    In the afternoon, take a boat ride on Tonle Sap Lake to visit Kampong Phluk, a stilted village surrounded by mangrove forests. Enjoy a relaxing sunset cocktail as you soak in the unique atmosphere of the lake.

    Meal: Breakfast + Lunch

    Accommodation: in Siem Reap

    Cambodia Kampong Phluk
    Kampong Phluk Floating Village

  15. Today marks the end of your memorable journey through Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. Enjoy your final moments in Siem Reap at your own pace.

    Later, your driver will escort you to the airport for your onward flight to your next destination or back home, leaving you with lasting memories of this incredible Southeast Asian adventure.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price ($=USD)

From $2319 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

  • 14 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 to Bangkok / off Siem Reap (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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