lanterns at hoi an ancient townTake the Indochina tour package in 16 days owning all of the essences of Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. From the bustles and hustle Saigon to legendary Cu Chi tunnel, from the colorful temple of Dadaism to the lush green of the Mekong Delta, together with the majestic Angkor complex and the World Heritage City of Luang Prabang. This trip will surely fire your imaginations of the mystery and gorgeous Indochina.
 

Tour Code: VTI 01
Tour Route: Vientiane – Luang Prabang – Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Mekong Delta – Siem Reap – Phnom Penh
Duration: 16 Days/ 15 Nights
Date: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Start/ End: Vientiane/ Phnom Penh
Tour Type: Landscape, Nature, Folk Arts, and Culture
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Active Level: Regular itinerary, Moderate walking
Tour Category: Indochina Tour Packages

BRIEF ITINERARY

Laos Itinerary 3 Days
Day 1: Vientiane Arrival
Day 2: Vientiane – Luang Prabang
Day 3: Luang Prabang
Vietnam Itinerary 8 Days
Day 4: Luang Prabang – Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay
Day 6: Hanoi City Tour
Day 7: Hanoi – Fly to Hue
Day 8: Hue – Hoi An
Day 9: Hoi An
Day 10: Hoi An – Danang – Fly Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnel
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta
Cambodia Itinerary 5 Days
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh – Siem Reap
Day 13: Siem Reap
Day 14: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh
Day 15: Phnom Penh
Day 16: Phnom Penh Departure

 
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Laos Itinerary 3 Days

Day 1: Vientiane Arrival (D)

Upon arrival in Vientiane, we will be transferred to our hotel. This afternoon there will be a city tour around Vientiane. Although it is a capital city, Vientiane has the feel of a small provincial town. The wide boulevards are almost devoid of traffic and with its many temples; the city retains the feel of another age. Our tour includes visits to the major temples of Wat Sisaket, Wat Phrakeo and the impressive That Luang Stupa, the country’s most important monument. We will also see the Arch of Triumph, the National Museum, and the main market. Overnight at hotel in Vientiane.

patuxai gate in vientiane

Day 2: Vientiane – Luang Prabang (B, L)

This morning we transfer to the airport for the short domestic flight to Luang Prabang. Luang Prabang is best known for its beautiful scenery and high numbers of ancient temples. We embark on a tour of this enthralling town visiting, the Golden City monastery. We will also visit the fine temples of Wat May, Wat Visoun, and Wat That Luang. Later in the day, we go up to the Phousi Holy Hill to enjoy the excellent views of the town and a great sunset.

visit Wat That Luang in laos vietnam cambodia itinerary

Day 3: Luang Prabang City Tour (B, L)

Today we take a trip to the Royal Palace Museum. The palace built in 1904 is relatively new by Luang Prabang standards and is a mix of traditional Lao and colonial French design. Afterward, we visit the morning market and the weaving village of Ban Phanom. Free at our leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight at hotel in Luang Prabang.

local weaving laos vietnam cambodia tour in 16 days

Vietnam Itinerary 8 Days

Day 4: Luang Prabang – Hanoi (B, D)

Leave Laos we for traveling to Vietnam by airplane, upon our arrival we will be picked up and transfer to Hanoi city central where’s our hotel location. Tonight we will have dinner at one of the fine restaurants in town.

Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L)

We depart for Halong Bay in the morning when we get there; we take a private junk to visit the majestic World Heritage Site. The 5-hour boat journey will take us around the secluded bay (Passing the Dog islet, Cockfighting islet, Tuttle islet then we will stop to visit Thien Cung (Heavenly Cave). Seafood lunch will be served on the boat. Disembark we will transfer back to Hanoi.

kayaking to explore halong bay indochina tour package 16 days

Day 6: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)

A full day explores the charming colonial city of Hanoi, we start our morning by visiting Ho Chi Minh Complex including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, his House on stilt, One Pillar Pagoda. After that we visit Hanoi Hilton (the prison that keeps the American pilots when their aircraft were brought down during the war) then we continue to the Temple of Literature. In the afternoon, we have one hour on the Cyclo (the pedal rickshaw) to see the Old Quarter. Tonight we will enjoy the unique water puppet show in the theater.

the hanoi hilton vietnam laos cambodia itinerary 2-weeks

Notes: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum opening time from Tuesday to Thursday and weekends from 8 am to 11 pm and closed on Mondays and Fridays. The mausoleum is closed for two months of the year, usually October and November, when Ho Chi Minh’s body is maintenance by Russian experts. Hanoi Museum of Ethnology will be the alternative destination.

Day 7: Hanoi – Fly to Hue (B, L)

Morning free at leisure until we transfer to the airport for an hour flight to Hue. Arriving in Hue we can look forward to exploring the superb sights of the city. In the afternoon we visit the Hue Citadel, the Imperial City and Dong Ba market.

canon in hue imperial city

Day 8: Hue – Hoi An (B)

This morning, we make our way down to the Perfume River. Pause at the best-loved architecture pagoda in Hue, Thien Mu pagoda (The Heavenly Lady pagoda). After that, we continue to go to the elaborate Tu Duc Tomb. In the afternoon, we go to Hoi An along the Highway 1A. We stopover at Hai Van Pass, My Khe beach, and Marble Mountain for short exploration. Overnight in Hoi An.

my khe beach in danang vietnam laos cambodia 2 week itinerary

Day 9: Hoi An Sightseeing Tour (B)

Hoi An is a quaint riverside town popular among tourists for its charming architecture, souvenir and tailor shops, and café. Some of the lovely buildings in the narrow streets have changed a little over some hundred years. It now listed as a World Heritage Site. In the morning today, we enjoy the walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Old town visit Fu Kien Assembly Hall, the 200-year-old Tan Ky house, the Japanese Cover Bridge, Hoi An Museum, and the handcrafts workshops.

river along hoi an ancient town

Day 10: Hoi An – Danang – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)

Transfer in the morning for the early flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, we will be picked up and transfer to our hotel. After check-in, we leave Ho Chi Minh City for the legendary Cu Chi Tunnels, which was dug and used by Viet Cong during the second Indochina war. It is likely that the guide was once soldiers here and their insight will help us to understand the tragic part of Vietnamese history. Some part of the tunnel has been dug out bigger to accommodate foreigners- more than a touch of irony here!

visit cu chi tunnels 16 day indochina holiday packages

It is also the chance for us to try some shots of the AK47, the rifle that uses by Viet Cong during the war. We return Ho Chi Minh City in the early afternoon. We tour around the city to visit the highlight of Ho Chi Minh City including Notre Dame Cathedral, General Post Office, the former Presidential Palace, and Museum of War Remnants.

museum of war remnant

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta (B, L)

After breakfast, we leave Ho Chi Minh City behind and head to Vietnam’s rice basket of Mekong Delta. We will pass through idyllic, rural scenes until we arrive at My Tho, a peaceful town on the bank of the Mekong River, where we will visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda. After that we take a boat ride on the Mekong river, visit local homes and orchards, a coconut candy workshop, a honeybee farm, take a sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks, try a taste of seasonal fruit and honey tea and enjoy a performance of traditional Southern singing. We return to Ho Chi Minh City around 5 pm.

the well-known vinh trang pagoda in mekong delta

Cambodia Itinerary 5 Days

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City – Siem Reap (B, L)

Today we transfer to the Ho Chi Minh City airport for our flight to Siem Reap (Cambodia). Upon our arrival in Siem Reap, we will be greeted by our guide and transfer to the hotel. This afternoon we will head out for the majestic temples of Angkor, visit the magnificent 12th century Angkor Wat. Overnight in Siem Reap.

road to angkor thom with a lot of statues

Day 13: Siem Reap – Angkor Complex (B, D)

An early start to watch the sunrise at Angkor Wat followed by a tour of the temples including the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Baphoun, the Terrace of Elephants, Terrace of the Leper King and Phimean Akas.

Terrace of the Leper King in siem reap cambodia vietnam laos tour packages

Afternoon tour visits Srah Srang, Banteay Kdei, Ta Keo, Chau Say Tevoda, Thammanon, and Ta Prohm Temple. Then we go back to hot air balloon station where we can ride a stable hot air balloon for a truly memorable sunset look over one of the Wonder of the World, Angkor Wat. Overnight in Siem Reap.

experience angkor wat hot air balloon on cambodia vietnam laos trip

Day 14: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh (B)

Early morning drive to and Banteay Samre. This afternoon we visit the local market before transferring to the airport for a flight to Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

explore banteay samre in siem reap

Day 15: Phnom Penh City Tour (B)

The city tour includes the National Museum, the Silver Pagoda, the Royal Palace, and Wat Phnom. Afternoon visit the Russian market, the infamous Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocidal Crimes and Cheung Ek, better known as the Killing Fields. And followed by a sunset cruise on the Mekong River. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

killing fields in phnom penh cambodia vietnam laos in 2-weeks

Day 16: Phnom Penh Departure (B)

Free time until transfer to the airport for our flight home. Laos Vietnam Cambodia itinerary 2 weeks ends.

What’s Included?

  • Local speaking English tour guide/s at different parts of the trip (other languages upon requests)
  • All accommodation on twin share basis with daily breakfast
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All transfer & transports by private A/C coaches or cars
  • Sightseeing as indicated entrance fees and permits
  • International airfares: Vientiane – Luang Prabang; Luang Prabang – Hanoi; Ho Chi Minh – Siem Reap; Siem Reap – Phnom Penh
  • Vietnam domestic flights: Hanoi – Hue; Danang – Ho Chi Minh City
  • Domestic airport tax in Vietnam

What’s Excluded?

  • Visa Fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Arrival and Departure flight
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Tourist sites which are not listed in the itinerary
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary
  • Excess Baggage Charges
  • Single Room Supplement

Notes: We choose only centrally located hotels with Western standard service & breakfast. However, we can also arrange good location and clean local hotel with lower prices. Please inquiry for details