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28-Day Grand Indochina Tour: Myanmar - Vietnam - Laos - Cambodia - Thailand

Southeast Asia Adventure:Unveiling Ancient Wonders and Vibrant Cultures

This 28-day tour, crafted for adventurous travelers, takes you on a captivating journey through five vibrant Southeast Asian nations: Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. Over four weeks, you'll delve into a rich tapestry of history, diverse cultures, and breathtaking landscapes, creating unforgettable memories that will forever transform your soul.

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  • Days:28±
  • Best For:couples and friends, family with adult children
  • Departure date: up to you
  • Sample Price:US$6,809 each (2 per room)*
  • Flights:SE Asia's included (international on request)
  • Cancellation policy:100% refund! (up to 22 days before departure)

*The cost for a customized private SE Asia tour from US$200/person/day

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Tour Highlights

Immerse yourself in Bagan's rich history with visits to its awe-inspiring temples.

Bagan's awe-inspiring temples

Experience the serene beauty of Inle Lake and witness the unique skill of the leg-rowing fishermen.

witness the unique skill of the leg-rowing fishermen in Inle Lake

Marvel at the breathtaking sunset over the U Bein Bridge, one of Myanmar's most iconic landmarks.

U Bein Bridge sunset

Immerse yourself in the daily life of Yangon with a ride on the Circular Train.

a ride on the Circular Train in Yangon

Cruise through the emerald waters of Halong Bay and kayak in hidden lagoons.

kayak in Halong bay

Discover Ho Chi Minh City's Bustling Energy and Historical Sites on a vintage Vespa tour.

Ho chi minh city tour by vintage Vespa

Explore the local waterways on a traditional Vietnamese round basket boat in Hoi An.

take Vietnamese round basket boat ride in Hoi An

Participate in a morning alms giving ceremony in Luang Prabang.

morning alms giving ceremony in Luang Prabang

Unveil the hidden story of Angkor Thom and be awestruck by the majestic Angkor Wat.

Angkor Thom

Relax on the pristine beaches of Phuket and explore the surrounding islands.

the pristine beaches of Phuket

Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

Your preferences design the real journey. We're ready to create a wonderful Southeast Asia Adventure trip for you.

Day 1
Mandalay Arrival, Myanmar

Mandalay welcomes you with a warm embrace!Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel and unwind after your journey.

Day 2
Mandalay City Highlights Tour
  • Embark on a captivating tour of Mandalay's highlights, including the magnificent Kuthodaw Pagoda, home to the world's largest book.
  • Journey to Inwa, the former royal capital, and explore the remnants of Bargaya Monastery.
  • As the sun dips below the horizon, witness the breathtaking sunset over the iconic U Bein Bridge.
Monks at lunchtime in Bargaya Monastery in Mandalay
Monks at lunchtime in Bargaya Monastery in Mandalay
Day 3
Mandalay to Bagan
  • Soar to Bagan, a treasure trove of ancient temples and breathtaking landscapes.
  • Immerse yourself in local life by taking a cooking class with villagers supported by JICA.
  • Wander through the bustling Nyuang U Market, soaking in the vibrant atmosphere.
  • Explore the awe-inspiring Shwezigon Pagoda, a must-visit for any Bagan visitor.
Halong Bay Cruise
View of the pagodas in Bagan
Day 4
Discover Bagan's Historic Temples
  • Delve into the heart of Bagan's rich history with visits to the Bagan Archaeological Zone.
  • Explore iconic sites like the magnificent Ananda Temple, the elegant Shwesandaw Pagoda, and the imposing Htilominlo Pahto.
  • As dusk settles, be mesmerized by the captivating sunset view over the sprawling pagoda complex.
Dawn over the temples of Bagan
The temples of the Archaeological Zone in Bagan
Day 5
Began to Inle Lake
  • Take a short flight to Inle Lake, a haven of tranquility amidst stunning natural beauty.
  • Enjoy the cool weather and serene surroundings as you spend the next two days exploring this unique region.
  • Embark on an hour-long boat ride to visit the Indien Pagoda Complex in Indein village, a cluster of ancient pagodas nestled amidst lush greenery.
  • Witness the remarkable leg-rowing skills of the local fishermen as the sun paints the sky in vibrant hues.
the remarkable leg-rowing skills of the local fishermen in Inle Lake
Witness the leg-rowing skills of the local fishermen
Day 6
Another Wonderful Day in Inle Lake
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture as you witness the bustling activity at the 5-Day Market.
  • Take another boat ride to visit the revered Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda and the intriguing Nga Hpe Kyuang, a monastery complex built on stilts above the water.
  • For a truly unique experience, indulge in a wine tasting at the Red Mountain Estate Winery, renowned for its exquisite vintages.
Take a local boat ride in Inle Lake
Take a local boat ride in Inle Lake
Day 7
Inle Lake to Yangon
  • Conclude your Myanmar adventure in the vibrant city of Yangon, the former capital.
  • Take a walk through the charmingColonial District, soaking in the remnants of British rule.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history of Myanmar at the National Museum, housing a vast collection of artifacts and cultural treasures.
  • As the sun sets, ascend to the top of Shwedagon Pagoda, the iconic landmark of Yangon, for a breathtaking panoramic view of the city bathed in golden light.
Shwedagon Pagoda
The Shwedagon Pagoda
Day 8
  • Continue your exploration of Yangon with a visit to the Sule Paya, a revered Buddhist pagoda located in the heart of the city.
  • Afterwards, lend a helping hand at the Thadama Myintzu Nunnery, a local public welfare organization dedicated to serving the community.
  • For a glimpse of everyday life, hop aboard a local train and experience the bustling energy of the city.
  • Conclude the day with a stroll through the bustling Bogyoke Aung San Market, where you can find an array of souvenirs and local crafts.
Take a circle train ride to see the daily life of Yangon
Take a circle train ride to see the daily life of Yangon
Day 9
Yangon to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Flying to your next destination Vietnam.
  • Upon your arrival in Ho Chi Minh, transfer to your hotel and take a rest.
Day 10
Ho Chi Minh City Tour by Vespa Vintage
  • Begin your day with an early visit to the famous Bird Lovers Club. Immerse yourself in local life while enjoying a cup of delicious Vietnamese coffee.
  • Next, make a stop at the monument of Thich Quang Duc. Continue your journey with a quick visit to the colorful Ho Thi Ky flower market.
  • Roll through Chinatown to reach to the Nhi Phu Temple, built in the late 17th century by Chinese immigrants from Fukkien Province.
  • Visit two landmarks— the Post Office and the Cathedral of Notre Dame.
  • Lastly, enjoy a short history lesson to outside the striking Independence Palace before concluding the tour and heading back to your hotel.
The ndependence Palace
The Independence Palace
Day 11
Visit Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh to Danang to Hoi An
  • In the morning, embark on a speedboat journey to the renownedCu Chi Tunnels. Within just 15 minutes of cruising, you'll witness the transition from city buildings to lush jungle along the riverbanks.
  • Once you arrive, explore the intricate network of underground passages, chambers, rooms, and booby traps, used by the Vietminh and Viet Cong.
  • In the afternoon, fly to Danang, and then transfer to Hoi An directly after your arrival.
The renowned Cu Chi Tunnels
The renowned Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 12
Hoi An and the Nearby Countryside
  • Start your day with a leisurely walking tour in Hoi An Ancient Town, hitting Japanese Covered Bridge, Fujian Assembly Hall, Old House of Tan Ky and Tran Family Chapel.
  • In the afternoon, visit a fishing village near Hoi An, experience the fishermen's lifestyle. Cruise down Cua Dai River and try your hand at casting Vietnamese fishing nets.
  • Paddle a unique Vietnamese round basket boat on tranquil coconut-tree-flanked waterways, just as the fisher-folk do traditionally.
Luang Prabang
Try your hand at casting Vietnamese fishing nets.
Day 13
Hoi An to Danang to Hanoi
  • A short flight takes you to the capital of Vietnam, bustling Hanoi waits to delight you.
  • Upon your arrival, transfer to your hotel and take a rest.
Day 14
Hanoi City Discovery
  • Explore Hanoi's top attractions: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.
  • Hop on a cyclo (a local rickshaw) and catch a glimpse Hanoi's city life, passing through the famed Old Quarter.
  • Conclude your day by watching an entertaining water puppet performance.
Luang Prabang
Take a cyclo ride in Old Quater
Day 15
Hanoi to Halong Bay, Cruise in a Breeze
  • After breakfast, you will be transferred from Hanoi to Halong Bay.
  • Board your junk cruise at noon. This smaller craft is both more intimate and authentic than the usual group-tour boats.
  • Swim in the emerald waters of Tra Bau in Lan Ha Bay.
  • Join in interesting activities on board, such as cooking demonstrations and squid fishing.
  • Taste exquisite drinks and savor delicious food on board while enjoying the spectacular views.
halong bay high-end cruise
Unwind and reconnect with nature on your private balcony by Orchid Cruise
Day 16
Halong Bay to Hanoi to Luang Prabang
  • In the morning, kayak in the Ao Ech area to discover Ha Long's hidden charm — Lan Ha Bay.
  • After brunch, transfer from Halong Bay back to Hanoi for your onward flight to Luang Prabang.
  • Upon arrival, your guide and driver will meet you at the airport and drive you to the hotel.
Luang Prabang
The iconic Xieng Thong Temple in Luang Prabang
Day 17
A Day of Elephant Encounters and Jungle Exploration
  • Visit Elephant Village, engage with these gentle giants, offering them treats and learning about their fascinating behaviors and habits.
  • Delve into the world of elephants by visiting the elephant hospital, museum, gallery, and dung paper making facility. 
  • Venture into the heart of the jungle on a 2-kilometer trek along the Trail of Falls.
Luang Prabang
Have a close encounter with elephant
Day 18
Luang Prabang City Highlights and Kuang Si Waterfall
  • Participate in an important ritual: morning alms giving. To show respect, locals offer their first pot of sticky rice of the day to Buddhist monks, who walk a long distance barefoot into the town.
  • Visit the morning market of Luang Prabang, Xieng Thong Temple, the Traditional Art Exhibition Center and the Royal Palace Museum.
  • In the afternoon, head to Kuang Si Waterfall, where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Luang Prabang
The Kuang Si Waterfall
Day 19
Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
  • Fly from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap!
  • Upon your arrival at Siem Reap, our private transfer will bring you to your hotel.
Day 20 and 21
Discover the Exquisite Complex of Angkor Temples
  • Embark on a journey through the exquisite temples of Angkor, marveling at iconic landmarks like Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, the enigmatic Bayon Temple, the jungle-embraced Ta Prohm, and the intricately carved Banteay Srei.
  • Your adventure doesn't stop there, as you'll also delve into the sobering history at the Cambodia Landmine Museum and explore the remote temples of Beng Mealea and Preah Khan.
monks in the temple
A monk entering a temple ruin in Angkor Wat
Day 22
Bangkok City Tour
  • Start your day by listening to the monks chanting at Wat Pho, which is one of the oldest temples in Bangkok.
  • Take a tuk tuk ride via Pak Khlong Talat Flower Market to the Grand Palace. Continue with a long-tail-boat ride along the ancient canals of Thonburi to get a flavor of its local life.
  • Stop at iconicWat Arun, which was once the grand royal temple of King Rama II, who ruled 1809–1824.
  • After lunch at a local restaurant, cross the Chao Phraya River and we'll drive you to Chinatown for a look at Old Bangkok.
Luang Prabang
Bangkok's Highlights Experiences
Day 23
Local Markets
  • Floating markets and railway markets are special sights you can only witness in SE Asia!
  • In the morning, you will visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, known for its size and fascinatingly chaotic vibes, and Maeklong Railway Market to see how locals shop even as trains pass by.
Luang Prabang
The bustling Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Day 24
Bangkok to Phuket — Enjoy Free Time at Beautiful Beaches
  • After a leisurely breakfast, our private airport transfer will smoothly connect with your flight to Phuket.
  • Upon arrival at Phuket International Airport, our private transfer will bring you to your beautiful hotel.
Day 25 - Day 27
Free Time by the Beach
  • You will have two free days to spend at your leisure on Phuket's beaches.
  • You could take a speedboat to a nearby tropical paradise: visit the famous Phi Phi Islands, serenely cruise around mystical Phang Nga Bay...
Luang Prabang
The beautiful beaches in Phuket
Day 28
Phuket to Bangkok , Your Departure Flight
  • As your Southeast Asia tour comes to its end, your private guide and driver will transfer you to Phuket Airport.
  • Fly to Bangkok and connect your onward flight back home.

Ideas for Making This Trip Uniquely Yours

Special experiences can be added to brighten a honeymoon trip, a family vacation, a birthday, or satisfy personal interests.

champagne on the night cruise
Manohra Luxury Dinner Cruise

For couples

a floating lantern on the river
Create and Release Thai Krathong (floating lanterns)

For couples and families

Erawan waterfall
Quad Adventure in the Countryside

For families or adventurers

boat on the river with flowers
See the A O Show in Ho Chin Minh City

For those who like art

Hand-Picked Hotels

We select hotels with style and local features. Let us know your preferences and we'll find your ideal hotel.

Hotel with nostalgic style in Hanoi
Hotel with nostalgic style in Hanoi
hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Central located hotel in Ho Chi Minh
hotel in hoi an
A riverbank resort in Hoi An
Hotel with Cambodian style in Siem Reap
Hotel with Cambodian style in Siem Reap
Boutique resort in Inle Lake
Boutique resort in Inle Lake
River view resort in Bagan
River view resort in Bagan
the garden of the hotel
Boutique hotel in Luang Prabang

Tour Price:

28 days from
US$6,809 p/p(with 4-star hotel options)
US$8,259 p/p(with 5-star hotel options)
  • The price is based on a private tour for 2 people during the low season.
  • The price varies based on program, travel date, number of people.
  • We could also price a tour including both 4-star and 5-star hotels for you.
  • The price for a child younger than 8 is approximately 80% of the adult's price.
  • We accept payments in multiple currencies (GBP, AUD, CAD, EUR...).

Price Includes:

  • Privately-driven air-conditioned vehicle with ample space (except where stated)
  • English-speaking local guide for the sightseeing
  • Attraction tickets and itinerary activities
  • Accommodation for all nights
  • Flights/trains between itinerary cities
  • Hotel breakfasts and itinerary lunches/dinners
  • 24/7 helpline while touring
  • Governmental taxes

Price Excludes:

  • International flights not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Overweight luggage more than 20 kg per person
  • Visa fee, if applicable
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses

Tour code: ah-15

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