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South East Asia Loop
Travel through the heart and soul of Indochina. From vibrant Bangkok to the relaxing pace of Laos, historic Vietnam and the fascinating temples of Angkor in Cambodia.
- Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
- Duration: 30 days/29 nights
- Starts in: Bangkok
Guide Price £3010
- Cruise Halong Bay on a junk boat
- See the incredible temples of Angkor
- Soak up the lively atmosphere of Hanoi
- Discover a slower pace of life on the Mekong River
- Visit Doi Suthep temple
- Feel the pulsating energy of Bangkok
Day 1 Bangkok, Thailand
Arrive in Thailand and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Days 2-4 Bangkok to Chiang Mai
Why not enjoy a longtail boat ride along Bangkok’s ‘khlongs’ before boarding a sleeper train to Chiang Mai? Marvel at sweeping views of the city from atop Doi Suthep.
Day 5 Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong
Journey through rural countryside to the peaceful riverside town of Chiang Khong, sitting beside the Mekong.
Day 6 Chiang Khong to Pakbeng, Laos
Cross the border and enter Laos. Board a slow boat and gently meander down the Mekong River before a relaxing evening at a riverside guesthouse.
Days 7-9 Pakbeng to Luang Prabang
Re-board the boat and stop by at the Pak Ou Caves before arriving in Luang Prabang. Enjoy the quaint colonial atmosphere and swim in the turquoise waters of Kuang Si Falls.
Days 10-11 Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng
Continue to Vang Vieng, surrounded by stunning limestone karst scenery with fascinating caves to explore.
Day 12 Vang Vieng to Vientiane
Travel to Vientiane and explore this laidback city. Head to the riverbank for the beautiful Mekong sunset.
Day 13 Vientiane to Hanoi, Vietnam
Leave Laos behind and board a flight to Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi. Browse the Old Quarter for traditional artefacts and gastronomic delights.
Day 14 Hanoi to Halong Bay
Embark on an overnight Halong Bay cruise. Kick back and enjoy the dramatic scenery, take a dip in the balmy waters and sleep under a star-studded sky.
Days 15-17 Halong Bay to Hue
Enjoy more of the serene surroundings before boarding a sleeper train to Hue. Explore this enchanting city, including the ruins of the Imperial Citadel.
Days 18-19 Hue to Hoi An
Travel along the spectacular Hai Van Pass to Hoi An. Enjoy free time to explore the tailor shops and riverside restaurants.
Days 20-22 Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City
After a short flight, take to the vibrant streets of Ho Chi Minh City on a city tour and head out to the Mekong Delta for a fascinating day tour. Board a sampan and paddle through the delta’s mangrove tributaries.
Days 23-24 Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Cambodia awaits as you cross the border and travel to Phnom Penh. Visit the infamous Killing Fields before arriving in the city.
Day 25 Phnom Penh to Battambang
Travel west to Battambang and en route, visit the colourful village of Kampong Luong.
Days 26-28 Battambang to Siem Reap
Continue to Siem Reap, the perfect base from which to visit the temples of Angkor. Two full days of exploring the region will give you an insight into Cambodia’s long history.
Days 29-30 Siem Reap to Bangkok, Thailand
Skip back across the border into Thailand and enjoy an evening in Bangkok. Take in the Grand Palace’s gleaming architecture, a fitting end to an amazing journey.
Optional Excursions:Payable locally through your Tour Leader
Take a trip to the Royal Theatre in Luang Prabang
Explore the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh
Try a Khmer cooking class in Battambang
Departs:Frequent departures, Jan - Dec 2021.
- Regional flights in Indochina
- 26 nights hotel accommodation,
- 1 night junk boat & 2 nights sleeper train
- 23 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 2 dinners
- International flights
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