From $4,693 - 16 Days, Fully Inclusive from selected Australian cities
If you would like to experience Indochina’s three remarkable countries, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, but only have a limited amount of time, this tour is perfect for you.
In Vietnam, be immersed in history and amazed by the daily lives of the local people. Relax in Hoi An, where you can wander among the colourful buildings. Travel to Halong Bay and take in the stunning scenery of the surrounding limestone islets.
Continue to Laos and visit the fascinating city of Luang Prabang. See exquisite waterfalls and caves and visit traditional local villages.
End this magical journey in Cambodia, visiting Siem Reap, where you will explore the astounding temples of Angkor; some of these ancient ruins have been swallowed by the jungle.
This captivating and diverse region will amaze its visitors; from bustling cities and busy markets, to charming towns and stunning scenery.
DAY 1: AUSTRALIA TO SAIGONFly with Vietnam Airlines to Saigon for a three night stay.
DAY 2: SAIGONTour Saigon, beginning with a visit to the Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum. End the day at Ben Thanh Market where you can enjoy some shopping.
DAY 3: SAIGON – CU CHI & TAY NINHThis morning explore the amazing network of the Cu Chi Tunnels, which once housed entire underground villages during the American War in Vietnam. Later, travel to Tay Ninh to experience the midday service at the colourful head temple of the unique Cao Dai religion.
DAY 4: SAIGON TO HOI ANFly to Danang and transfer to the UNESCO World Heritage listing town of Hoi An, stopping at Marble Mountains en route.
DAY 5: HOI ANTour the charming town of Hoi An on foot, visiting an old merchant’s home, the Japanese Covered Bridge, Hoi An Market and a local Chinese temple.
DAY 6: HOI AN TO HANOIFly to Hanoi. Visit the serene Temple of Literature, built in the 11th Century by King Lý Nhân Tông, and take a cyclo around Hanoi’s bustling Old Quarter.
DAY 7: HANOI TO HALONG BAYTravel to Halong Bay where you will spend the night on board a junk boat, relaxing and watching the sun set over the bay.
DAY 8: HALONG BAY TO HANOIContinue cruising around the bay this morning before returning to Hanoi. This evening enjoy a performance of the famous Water Puppets.
DAY 9: HANOI TO LUANG PRABANGFly to Luang Prabang, Laos. Visit Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Visoun and climb Phousi Hill for a panoramic view of the city.
DAY 10: LUANG PRABANGRise early to view the Buddhist ceremony of Takbat. Cruise along the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Caves, visiting Tham Ting and Tham Phoum caves. Return to Luang Prabang, stopping at the villages of Thin Hong and Ban Xang Khong.
DAY 11: LUANG PRABANGVisit the National Museum before continuing to Kuangsi Waterfalls, visiting a local market en route. Stop at Ock Pop Tok Weaving Centre on the way back to the city.
DAY 12: LUANG PRABANG TO SIEM REAPFly to Siem Reap, Cambodia, where you will explore the Hindu temple of Banteay Srei. Later, visit Pre Rup in time for sunset.
DAY 13: SIEM REAPRise early to explore the amazing temples of Angkor, starting with the fabulous Ta Prohm. Continue to Angkor Thom, the Bayon, Elephant Terrace, Terrace of the Leper King and the magnificent Angkor Wat.
DAY 14: SIEM REAPTravel by boat to see the floating villages, schools and restaurants along Tonle Sap. Continue to the temple of Beng Mealea, enjoying a picnic lunch en route.
DAY 15: DEPART SIEM REAPEnjoy the morning free at your leisure before you are transferred to Siem Reap airport to board your overnight flight to Australia.
DAY 16: ARRIVE AUSTRALIAArrive home today.
^Prices based on Sydney and Melbourne departures. Please contact reservations for pricing departing other cities.
Important note: Above prices include airline VN fuel surcharge of $449 (as at Nov13) and tipping of US$100 (AU$109) is payable on arrival in Vietnam and subject to change.
Though status is regularly updated, availability above is indicative only, not live and hence does not guarantee that space is available on your selected tour when you or your agent calls Wendy Wu Tours to book. Booking early is the only way to ensure availability of your selected departure date.