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Grand Indochina
The Gems of South-East Asia

Journey through Indochina for a taste of the rich culture and heritage, and natural splendour of these lands - all with some good food and good times!

Note: We encourage responsible tourism. Practice these guidelines while on a trip!

Accomdations

3* Hotel
4* Hotels
5* Hotels

Service Level

Standard
Upgraded
Luxury

Transportation

Private
Public

Food

Vegetarian
Non Veg

Age

Max 75 years

Difficulty

Easy

Who is this tour for?

Young Age Couple, Middle Age Couple , Family with Parents, Family with Kids, Mixed Group, Family & Friends
Tour Map

Tour Experience

Visit the best of Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos on this 11 day expedition across South-East Asia.

  • Explore the temples of Angkor, which houses the famous Angkor Wat.
  • Get a taste of Siem Reap's night life.
  • Local markets
  • Interact with the locals.
  • Discover all that Vietnam's capital has to offer.
  • A junk boat ride in Halong Bay
  • The freshest seafood and local delicacies
  • Local sightseeing in Luang Prabang
  • The beautiful Kuang Si waterfalls
  • Traditional river boat rides
  • Visit the sacred Pak Ou caves

*The price displayed is for premium 3 star accommodation. Get in touch for an upgraded version of the sam

10N/ 11D

Departure: Any day

You will be doing:

Swimming
Wild life spotting
Photography
Shopping
Local Interaction

You will be experiencing:

Nature
Culture
Wild Life
Spiritual
Village Life
Architecture
World Heritage Site
Caves

Itinerary

1 Arrival in Siem Reap

Welcome to Cambodia. A local guide awaits your arrival at the airport and will drive you to your hotel to get settled in. Once you check in, you have the rest of the day at your leisure.

  • Siem Reap
10 km None
Siem Reap
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
, Shopping, ,
, Night life
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Today we visit the temple ruins of Angkor. Around 8 - 8:30 am, we drive to Angkor Thom, the ancient capital city of the Khmer empire, along with our local guide.

A glimpse of your day -

We begin our circuit at the Bayon temple with its 54 towers, smack dab in the centre of the city. We then visit the Terrace of the Leper King, the Terrace of Elephants and the temple of Baphuon. Our next stop is the Ta Phrohm temple which features in the movie 'Tomb Raider'. Finally, we journey to the Mother of all temples, the famous Angkor Wat.

  • Siem Reap
  • Angkor
  • Siem Reap
20 km None
Siem Reap
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Temple Visit,
Culture, Spiritual, , , Architecture, World Heritage Site
Breakfast, Lunch

You can spend the morning roaming nearby streets and doing some last-minute shopping. You will then be dropped off at the Siem Reap airport to catch a flight to Luang Prabang, Laos.

A representative will pick you up from Luang Prabang airport and will drive you to your hotel where you can spend the rest of the day at your leisure.

  • Siem Reap
  • Luang Prabang
15 km None
Luang Prabang
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
, Shopping
Breakfast

The day begins with a visit to the Phosi morning Market, the biggest in Luang Prabang. Watch the locals chattering away happily as they sell a variety of products and take in the sights, smells and sounds of the busy market. Tasting some local dishes is a must do here.

Our next stop is the gorgeous Kuang Si waterfalls. The drive there itself is scenic, with green rice fields and quaint little villages that come your way. You can stop for a while at some of them before continuing ahead. Take a dip in the refreshing waters of Kuang Si. Drop by the Tat Kuang Si Bear Rescue Centre at the base of the falls, to help out and watch cuddly bears lazing around in the sanctuary.

We then drive back into the city for some sightseeing. Visit some of the city's most acclaimed, ornately decorated temples like the Wat Xieng Thong (The Golden Monastery) and the Wat Sene (The Temple of 100,000 treasures).

The evening calls for a visit to the Phousi mountain where you can watch the sun disappear into the horizon as it lights up the sky in hues of red and orange.

On our way back to the hotel, we make a pit stop at the H'mong Night Market look around and shop for souvenirs.

  • Luang Prabang
  • Kuang Si Falls
  • Luang Prabang
62 km None
None +
Luang Prabang
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Swimming, Photography, Temple Visit, Shopping, ,
Nature, Wild Life, , , World Heritage Site
Breakfast

After an early breakfast, you will be picked up by tuk-tuk to journey to the boat jetty. Hop on the Nava Mekong, a traditional slow boat for a shared cruise along the Mekong river.

We journey 2 hours upstream to the Pak Ou caves which are home to a Buddhist temple. A number of ancient statues of Buddha are displayed in the caves. This is a significant pilgrimage site, particularly during the Lao New Year. You also stop by the village of Ban Xang Hai on your way to Pak Ou.

Lunch will be served on board. Choose from a variety of delectable Lao dishes.

On returning to Luang Prabang, you will be escorted back to your hotel for some leisure time.

  • Luang Prabang
  • Pak Ou Caves
  • Luang Prabang
4 km None
None +
Luang Prabang
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Photography, Shopping, ,
Nature, , Village Life
Breakfast, Lunch

Pack your bags for a journey to Hanoi

A representative will drop you off at the Luang Prabang airport, to catch a flight to Hanoi. On arriving, check into your hotel and enjoy a laid-back day getting some well-deserved rest.

  • Luang Prabang
  • Hanoi
35 km None
Hanoi
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
, Shopping,
Breakfast

We get touristy today as we explore Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam.

Here are some of the stops on our itinerary -

  • Tran Quoc pagoda - a beautiful Buddhist temple on the banks of West Lake
  • Ho Chi Minh complex - A mausoleum complex, the resting place of Ho Chi Minh, fondly referred to as Uncle Ho who was a leader of Vietnam's Nationalist movement and the first president of the country.
  • Temple of Literature - It was constructed in 1070 to honour Confucius and the best of the Vietnamese scholars. The first university of Vietnam, 'Quoc Tu Giam' was established here.
  • Vietnamese Museum of Ethnology - It tells the story of Vietnam's many indigenous groups and houses traditional artefacts, tools and houses of these ethnic groups.
  • Ngoc Son Temple - The Temple of the Jade Mountain was built in honour of Tran Hung Dao, a leader who bravely fought off the Mongols.

You will be dropped of at the hotel after we call it a day.

25 km 5 km
None +
Hanoi
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Photography, , Temple Visit, Shopping, Local Interaction
Nature, Culture, Spiritual, ,
Breakfast, Lunch

After an early breakfast, you will be picked up (join in tour) by your guide and you head towards the Bai Dinh Pagoda, the largest Buddhist complex in South-East Asia.

Have a leisurely lunch at a local restaurant.

Post lunch, we visit Trang An, an ecological complex, for a boat ride amidst scenic landscapes through limestone caves - the Lam Cave and the Thanh Truot Cave. We also make a pit stop at the Cao Son temple and the Suoi Tien temple, as well as the Vu Lam Palace.

You will be dropped of at the hotel in Hanoi after we call it a day.

  • Hanoi
  • Bai Dinh Pagoda
  • Trang An Landscape Complex
  • Hanoi
210 km None
Hanoi
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Photography, , Temple Visit, Local Interaction,
Nature, Culture, , Caves, Architecture, World Heritage Site
Breakfast, Lunch

Today we visit the wonder that is Halong Bay, with its 2000 islands set in the Gulf of Tonkin.

You will be dropped of at Halong harbour where you hop onto an overnight cruise through the emerald waters of the bay. Discover beautiful limestone caves and karsts, secluded lagoons, and a smattering of islets on your journey.

Enjoy the freshest and most delicious seafood aboard as you take in the scenic landscape.

  • Hanoi
  • Halong Bay
173 km None
Aboard a boat on Halong Bay
Photography, , ,
Nature, , World Heritage Site
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today calls for some leisure. Unwind aboard the cruise as you take in the sun.

After a lovely brunch on board, we return to Hanoi by bus. Spend the rest of the day as you please.

  • Halong Bay
  • Hanoi
173 km None
Hanoi
3* Hotel, 4* Hotels, 5* Hotels
Photography, , Shopping, ,
Nature, Culture, , , World Heritage Site
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The trip comes to an end here. Pack up and make sure you have all your travel documents. You will be dropped off at the Hanoi airport for your onward journey.

  • Hanoi
  • Noi Bai Interational Airport
25 km None
Breakfast
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Other Details

Inclusions
  • Accommodation on a twin-sharing basis with breakfast.
  • All airport transfers by an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Join in tours as mentioned
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Meals wherever specified
  • Entrance fees
  • Complimentary Vietnam Visa letter
  • Mineral water on coach (2 bottles/day/pax)
  • International flight tickets
  • Vietnam Visa stamp fee of 25 USD for single entry
  • Cambodia Visa fee of 30 USD for single entry
  • Luang Prabang Visa fee of 40 USD for single entry
  • Early check in & Late check out
  • Drinks, other than water.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, cigarettes)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Any surcharges at hotel on special holidays.
  • Hotels are subject to availability.
  • Check in usually begins after 2 pm.
  • Flight fares are subject to change.
  • During the festive season and peak season, expect an increase in rates.
  • Validity of the passport should be minimum 6 months from the intended date of return.
  • For group from 10 and more, a compulsory tip for the guide and driver is added.
  • Learning the local language always earns you smiles (and discounts!)
  • Public display of affection is frowned upon as it is considered impolite.
  • Be respectful of monks. Woman, especially, must never touch male monks.
  • It is advised that you dress conservatively while visiting religious sites and places of worship.
  • It is recommended that you obtain an e-visa, in case of Vietnam. It's a quick and easy process which can be done via the following government website

The processing fee for the same is 25 USD. Ensure that you have in hand a printed E-visa.

  • As for the Cambodian visa, you can either apply for an e-visa or you can obtain a visa on arrival.
  1. The processing fee for an e-visa is 30 USD. Ensure that you have in hand a printed E-visa.
  2. Visa on arrival - You are required to bring 2 passport photos in color (4x6cm), fill in the visa form at Siem Reap airport and pay 30 USD per person for the visa fee.
  • In case of Laos, you can obtain a visa on arrival at the Luang Prabang airport. You are required to bring 2 passport photos in color (4x6cm), fill in the visa form at Luang Prabang airport and pay 40 USD per person as the visa fee.

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