INDOCHINA ODYSSEY

16 Days 15 Nights

Indochina contains Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, the mighty three with both similar and distinctive landscapes, historical cultures and delicious cuisines. The adventures offer tourists the unique experiences throughout the best locations of this tropical trio.

Our footprints will appear in top natural wonder and world heritages in South-east Asia, such as Ha Long Bay, My Son Sanctuary, Angkor Temples complex. Witness different life style and cultures of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. Nevertheless, taste the delightful specialties of Indochina countries.

Enter your Indochina Odessey to get them all.

Highlight

Wandering in the massive underground network, Cu Chi tunnels
Enjoy a day of contented sampan life on Mekong Delta rivers
Sightseeing the striking ancient architectures of Hue and Hoi An
Observe the antique charm of Ha Noi in a cyclo ride
Get stunned by the natural loveliness of Ha Long Bay
Visit the top spiritual sites and activities in Laos
Explore Angkor Temples, the biggest religious complex of Cambodia

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Vietnam

We are glad to welcome you to Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City.

Your car will pick up from the airport and transfer you to your superb hotel. After check-in process, please enjoy your very first relaxing moment at your room. Unpacking your luggage and maybe take a good shower to wash off the tiredness after a long flight.

Then, a tasty dinner with distinctive dishes of Vietnam will be ready for you.

Meals: D


Day 2: Discover the historic sites of Cu Chi tunnel

Enjoy the breakfast at the hotel before your friendly tour guide and driver come over and lead you to exciting destinations all day long.

Built over a period of 25 years since the 1940s, Cu Chi tunnels is an immense network of connecting underground construction that spans over 250 kilometer of the district, honeycombed into layers and layers of underground living accommodation. Exploring the network of tunnels to understand the tenacious will of the Vietnamese in their fight against foreign invasion.

Enjoy your lunch at Cu Chi tunnels before driving back to Ho Chi Minh City.
In the afternoon, visit all the cultural and outstanding landmarks of the city. Built during the French colonial era, most of them inherit from the romances of French architectural design. The round city tour includes Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Old Post office, Ho Chi Minh Hall, and War Remnant Museum.

Soon as the city tour ends, you will come back to the hotel and have dinner here.

Meals: B/L/D


Day 3: Take the adventure to Mekong Delta

At around 8:00, your car will pick up from the hotel and transfer to Cai Be jetty where you will take on a particular sampan and start your adventure.

Crossing the river, take part in the life of the locals through the magnificent landscape of fruit orchards on the riverbanks. The Mekong Delta is the main artery of the region’s commercial life, where busy boats of all kind endlessly floating up and down with the flow of the river. Leaving the boat to take a bicycle for a better view, and then stroll around the ancient houses built in the 19th century. In addition, the boat will stop at certain point to explore local cottage industries including the traditional process of making coconut candy and puffed rice.

Enjoy your lunch at an exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden before reaching Vinh Long, where the car is ready to bring you back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: B/L


Day 4: Head to the Dreamy Ancient Hoi An

After the flight to Da Nang, you will visit Marble Mountains – also known to Vietnamese people as Ngu Hanh Son. They are a cluster formation of five different mountains, all made out of marble. The locals have used these marble materials in variety of their sculpture work. Look for a souvenir-sized statue if its beauty interests you.

Continue to drive with car to Hoi An to visit the Ancient Town of Hoi An. This town is the condensed hub that offers the best of Vietnamese culture, clothing products and authentic cuisine. Get ready for an astonishing vision of the grand architecture preserved from the early centuries. Nonetheless, try as many local meals as you like. There are plentiful meals that display both the splendid flavor from the food itself, perfected further by the local’s joy of preparing food.

The final location to check out is Thang Loi silk. You will be amazed of the excellent handicraft and the hand-made quality from the people in this factory. Do not hesitate to have a traditional and silky smooth dress tailored precisely and perfectly to your custom needs.

Meals: B/L/D


Day 5: Explore world heritage site My Son Sanctuary

Recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site, My Son is a cluster of abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples built between 4th and 13th centuries in Vietnam. You will spend whole day to explore and understand the long lost technique of the Old Cham people in shaping red bricks into their magnificent tower. A secrete that is kept until today. Additionally, you will have the chance to enjoy traditional music performed by Cham girls in their colorful uniforms.

Meals: B


Day 6: Welcome to the historic and peaceful Hue

Depart from Hoi An in early morning to Hue. On the way, you will go over Hai Van Pass, a monumental stretch of highway piercing through the Truong Son Mountain. The passage offers the full view of an extraordinary landscape of verdant mountains under the clear blue skies.

After checking in the hotel at 14:00, you will visit the two most prominent destinations in Hue: Imperial Citadel and Thien Mu Pagoda. These cultural heritages has been well preserved through many generations. As a fun activity: try out the Nguyen Dynasty royal customs when you are at the citadel. Imagine yourself in the life of the ancient king who has brought prosperity and peace in this land.

Finally yet importantly, tasty dinner with multiple Hue specialties will totally bring your day experience to another level.

Meals: B/L/D


Day 7: Explore the oldest commercial center and Nguyen Dynasty architecture

After breakfast, your guide will lead you to the oldest commercial center the province, Dong Ba Market. This is a great place for shopping if you fancy some custom and traditional Vietnamese dress. Resume visiting Minh Mang & Tu Duc Tomb – the largest masterpiece of architecture during the early era of Nguyen Dynasty.

After lunch, you will say goodbye to Hue and fly to Ha Noi. The day is yours. Carry the independent adventure by exploring your surroundings. Perhaps treat yourself with some delightful food from various food vendors.

Meals: B/L/D


Day 8: Explore the heart of Hanoi

You will explore Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, a monumental marble shrine and the final resting place of Uncle Ho, the leader who has lead the Vietnam country to independence. Then continue to Temple of Literature, the very first university of Vietnam. Nonetheless, capture the mesmerizing view of the Old Quarter by a cyclo tour. The tour will take you through various busy streets, ringed together by hundreds of food vendors, bars, restaurants, etc.

Since the capital has so much to discover, it will never fail your day. The peaceful landscape and fresh atmosphere in West Lake as well as Tran Quoc Pagoda will give you a superb morning. Tran Quoc Pagoda offers a total picturesque and brilliant view, overseeing the romantic West Lake in the background. A perfect spot for your amazing photos. Meanwhile, the fantastic scenery of Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple will complete your experience of the tour.

In the evening, enjoy a water puppet show, a unique art show in Vietnam.

Meals: B/L


Day 9: Immerse in majestic world heritage of Vietnam

Another majestic world heritage of Vietnam will be your next experience. Thousands of islands and islets scattering everywhere on the bay plus the emerald water will bring back the remarkable view for any visitors while cruising.

Drown yourself in the natural beauty of Ha Long by engaging in activities such as sunbathing, swimming, or kayaking at gorgeous beaches. Everything you wish for in a tropical paradise, Ha Long has them all to offer and even raise it to next level.

Meals: B/L/D


Day 10: Continue the journey of discovery the impressive Halong

Getting up early in the morning to watch the spectacular dawn on the bay or taking part in Tai Chi session on the sundeck will be a perfect beginning of your day.

After breakfast, spend a few more hours on the bay to visit the scenic cave or Titop beach. Then, the cruise will head back to the mainland where your car is ready to transfer you back to Ha Noi.

Meals: B/L


Day 11: Step on the gem of Laos

Goodbye Vietnam, your adventure will continue in Luang Prabang, Laos. After landing at the airport, your car will pick up and transfer you to the hotel. Then, make yourself be a part of Baci Ceremony, a traditional way Laos people express their deepest feeling in many aspects of life.

Dinner, the first meal in Laos, with special dishes will be ready at the hotel.

Meals: B/L


Day 12: Prepare for the extraordinary grand view of the city underneath

Welcome to Phousi Mount, a poetic landscape located right in the heart of the Luang Prabang old town. From the summit, prepare for the extraordinary grand view of the city underneath. If you are a hardcore fan of panorama photos, do not hesitate to line up your best angle.

You will have lunch while sightseeing in this natural beauty. In the afternoon, a boat trip will transfer you to Pak Ou Cave to observe the picturesque natural wonders and cultural colors here. The cave hosts thousands of various Buddha images, a tremendous display of meticulous artisans’ work.

Meals: B/L


Day 13: Ready for the most unforgettable memories in Kuang Si Waterfall

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Kuang Si Waterfalls is the biggest one in the Luang Prabang area with three tiers leading to a 50-meter drop into spectacular azure pools before flowing downstream. The stunning landscape will totally take your breath away.

After lunch, you are about to have one of the most unforgettable memories in your lifetime at the Elephant Camp. If you want to get to know one of the most intelligent animals of the planet, dare come close to play and bath these lovely behemoths.

Meals: B/L


Day 14: Head to adorable country Cambodia

It’s time to farewell this adorable country and head to Siem Reap, Cambodia.
The first day in Siem Reap will be the time for you to Tonle Sap lake, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia. Surrounding the lake is the patchwork of various fish farm, crocodile farm and floating markets. A great opportunity to dig in the life of the locals.

At the end of the day, you will enjoy dinner with Apsara Dance performed by the adorable Cambodian girls.

Meals: B/L/D


Day 15: Open the gateway to the ultimate expression of the human’s spirituality

Siem Reap City is the home of Angkor wat, one of the greatest religious monuments in the world. Siem Reap opens the gateway to the ultimate expression of the human’s spirituality and faiths in their devotion to the sacred gods.

In the first half of the day, you will visit Angkor Thom, Bayon Temples, Ta Prohm. Be amazed when you witness the sprung trees coming up from the ruins throughout the grounds in Ta Prohm.

In the afternoon, it is time to discover Angkor Wat, the largest and most popular temples in Siem Reap. Its sheer size is absolutely in a different level in comparison to any other temples here. Then, spend the last moments to enjoy the sunset from Bakheng Hill.

Meals: B/L


Day 16: Siem Reap - Kulen Waterfalls & 1000 Lingas

Located 50km from Siem Reap, Kulen Waterfalls & 1000 Lingas belong to the area considered as a Holy Mountain in Cambodia and special religious significance to Hindus and Buddhists. The waterfall offers a delightful sight, tons of water tumbling down the rocks. You can plunge into the pools and cool-off from the midday sun.

They could be the last but never the least attractive destinations for you.

The Indochina Odessey ends here. Take a safe flight back home with grateful memories.

Meals: B


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Accommodation in the chosen category
Daily breakfast and meals as mentioned in the program
Transfer by vehicle with A/C
All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program
Local English speaking guide
All local taxes and service charges
Visa approved letter if needed
24/7 support
Exclude
Drinks are not mentioned in the program
Not mentioned international, regional and domestic
Visa fee
Tips for tour guide and driver
Personal expenses
Personal Travel insurance (Highly recommended)
Optional tours and extra services
Any service not clearly mentioned in the program

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