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Grand Tour of Indochina

27 days Fully Inclusive Classic Group Tour

Grand Tour of Indochina

Witness the traditions, scenery and sights of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Stand astounded by the intricacies of Angkor, the majesty of Halong Bay and the tranquillity of Luang Prabang.

Please Note: The uppermost level of Bayon Temple will be undergoing restorations from January 2020 and may last several years. During this maintenance period passengers will be unable to access this area but can continue to enjoy the impressive architecture from the lower two levels.

  • Fully Inclusive
    Touring with Guides and entrance fees
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 25 , Lunches: 24 , Dinners: 25
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    25 nights in 4 star accommodation
  • Visas
    Visa fees & processing for Australian passports
  • Cruise
    Mekong River Cruise, Halong Bay Cruise
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 28
  • Physical Rating 2
    A reasonable level of fitness is required, as you'll be spending time on your feet and doing a bit of walking to cover short distances during your daily sightseeing. There will also be some climbing of steps and climbing on and off of coaches and boats.
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    Walking, some steps and extended time on your feet.
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27 DAYS
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Saigon (3N) - Hoi An (3N) - Hue (2N) - Hanoi (1N+1N+1N) - Mai Chau (2N) - Halong Bay (1N) - Luang Prabang (3N) - Vang Vieng (2N) - Vientiane (1N) - Phnom Penh (2N) - Siem Reap (3N)
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Tour Highlights

Our Grand Tour of Indochina tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Day by Day Itinerary

Saigon (3N) - Hoi An (3N) - Hue (2N) - Hanoi (1N+1N+1N) - Mai Chau (2N) - Halong Bay (1N) - Luang Prabang (3N) - Vang Vieng (2N) - Vientiane (1N) - Phnom Penh (2N) - Siem Reap (3N)
  • Day 1
    Fly To Saigon
    Dinner
    Day 1: Fly To Saigon

    Fly to Saigon, Vietnam's most evocative city.

    Dinner
  • Day 2
    Discover Saigon
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 2: Discover Saigon

    This morning, contemplate the horrors of guerilla warfare at the Cu Chi Tunnels before returning to Saigon. The exuberant city of Saigon is driving Vietnam forward into the modern world but is also a treasure trove of fascinating heritage. Visit the Central Post Office, the Reunification Palace and the chilling War Remnants Museum.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Mekong Delta
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 3: Mekong Delta

    Travel to Ben Tre to take a cruise on the Mekong. Paddle through the maze of palm-lined canals and get a glimpse of daily life on the Mekong Delta. Lunch on typical Mekong fare. Return to Saigon.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 4-5
    Explore Hoi An
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Days 4-5: Explore Hoi An

    Fly to Danang and transfer to Hoi An. In the afternoon take a walking tour of Hoi An including the elaborate Japanese Bridge and the workshop of social enterprise 'Reaching Out'. The next morning visit the beautiful, rural Tra Que Village.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    Hoi An At Leisure
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 6: Hoi An At Leisure

    Spend a day at leisure to explore and unwind in this wilfully traditional town.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 7-8
    Hue's Imperial Citadel
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Days 7-8: Hue's Imperial Citadel

    Travel the scenic route to Hue over the Hai Van Pass. Visit the UNESCO Royal Tomb of Minh Mang. The next day explore the imposing Imperial Citadel before seeing Thien Mu Pagoda and cruising along the Perfume River.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 9
    Journey To Hanoi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 9: Journey To Hanoi

    Fly to Hanoi. Vietnam's capital brings all the charms of the past with a modern buzz in one fast-paced yet refined city. Take an exciting cyclo tour of the Old Quarter and enjoy a Vietnamese 'egg coffee' break.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 10-11
    Mai Chau
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 10-11: Mai Chau

    Take the picturesque mountain road to Mai Chau. This afternoon, explore the rice fields and visit the White Thai community villages of Pom Coong and Lac with their traditional stilt houses. The next day, drive higher into the mountains to visit the H'mong hill tribe village of Sa Linh and hike to Pa Co.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 12
    Return To Hanoi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 12: Return To Hanoi

    Transfer back to Hanoi and enjoy time at leisure.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 13-14
    Cruise Halong Bay
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Days 13-14: Cruise Halong Bay

    Head east to Halong Bay, where you'll spend two days aboard your comfortable cruise boat sailing amongst magnificent karst peaks on the tranquil waters of the iconic Halong Bay. Stay overnight on the boat before returning to Hanoi. This evening, enjoy a traditional performance celebrating the rich history of northern Vietnam.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 15
    Fly To Luang Prabang
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 15: Fly To Luang Prabang

    Visit Hanoi's Ho Chi Minh Quarter, the Stilt House and One Pillar Pagoda. Fly to Luang Prabang.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 16
    Takbat
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 16: Takbat

    Rise early to witness the Buddhist ceremony of Takbat. Ascend Phousi Hill for city views and visit Wat Xieng Thong. Take to the waters of the Mekong to visit the sacred caves of Pak Ou, known for the hundreds of Buddhist sculptures that reside within.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 17
    Kuang Si Waterfalls
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 17: Kuang Si Waterfalls

    This morning visit the National Museum. Marvel at the cascading turquoise waters of the enchanting Kuang Si Waterfalls before returning to Luang Prabang via Ock Pop Tok Weaving Centre.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 18
    Travel To Vang Vieng
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 18: Travel To Vang Vieng

    Fly to Vientiane and travel to Vang Vieng, a town beautifully set in a spectacular karst landscape.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 19
    Explore Vang Vieng
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 19: Explore Vang Vieng

    Venture into the Tham Chang cave before wandering through the dramatic limestone karst countryside beside the Nam Song River.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 20
    Discover Vientiane
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 20: Discover Vientiane

    Travel back to Vientiane to visit Wat Si Saket, Wat Phra Keo, That Luang Stupa, and the Patuxai Victory Monument. Enjoy dinner with a traditional Laotian music and dance performance.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 21
    Royal Palace
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 21: Royal Palace

    Fly to Phnom Penh, a city of airy boulevards and colonial villas. Today's visits include the magnificent Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. Later on admire the artefacts of the lovely National Museum.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 22
    Explore Phnom Penh
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 22: Explore Phnom Penh

    Visit the children of the Apsara Arts Association. Continue to Tuol Sleng Museum, once a brutal Khmer Rouge prison.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 23
    Sunset Over Angkor
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 23: Sunset Over Angkor

    Ascend to hilltop Wat Phnom before transferring to the airport to fly to Siem Reap. Visit the captivating Banteay Srei, before taking a leisurely boat ride on the moat of Angkor Thom and view hidden elements of the ancient Khmer water systems.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 24
    Explore Angkor
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 24: Explore Angkor

    The seat of the Khmer Empire between the 9th and 15th centuries, the Angkor complex includes over 1,000 temples. Begin at atmospheric Ta Prohm, continuing to Angkor Thom and passing through the South Gate to reach the enigmatic Bayon. This afternoon is dedicated to the indescribable Angkor Wat. This evening enjoy a rollicking performance of the Phare Cambodian Circus.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 25
    Tonle Sap
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Day 25: Tonle Sap

    High Water Season (Aug to Feb) Visit Beng Mealea, a mysterious temple overrun by jungle. Enjoy a cruise on Tonle Sap Lake, visiting the floating village of Kampong Kleng. Return to Siem Reap via Artisan D'Angkor. This evening sit down to dinner and an Apsara dance show. Low Water Season (Mar to Jul Head to Beng Mealea to explore this mysterious temple overrun by jungle. Drop by Artisan D'Angkor after visiting the floating village of Chong Kneas. This evening sit down to dinner and an Apsara dance show.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 26-27
    Fly Siem Reap To Australia
    Breakfast
    Days 26-27: Fly Siem Reap To Australia

    Enjoy a free morning before transferring to the airport for your flight back to Australia, arriving home the following day.

    Breakfast
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Accommodation

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

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When to go

The best times to visit Vietnam as a whole are the spring (March and April) and autumn (September to December).

City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 13
    20
    16
  • 27
  • Hanoi
  • 14
    19
    16
  • 19
  • Hoi An
  • 19
    25
    22
  • 92
  • Hue
  • 18
    24
    21
  • 145
  • Luang Prabang
  • 14
    27
    21
  • 15
  • Phnom Penh
  • 22
    32
    27
  • 26
  • Saigon
  • 21
    32
    26
  • 14
  • Siem Reap
  • 21
    31
    26
  • 4
  • Vientiane
  • 16
    28
    22
  • 8
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 14
    20
    17
  • 31
  • Hanoi
  • 15
    20
    17
  • 26
  • Hoi An
  • 20
    26
    23
  • 32
  • Hue
  • 18
    25
    22
  • 45
  • Luang Prabang
  • 15
    31
    23
  • 19
  • Phnom Penh
  • 23
    33
    28
  • 12
  • Saigon
  • 22
    33
    28
  • 4
  • Siem Reap
  • 23
    33
    28
  • 6
  • Vientiane
  • 18
    30
    24
  • 13
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 17
    23
    20
  • 43
  • Hanoi
  • 18
    23
    20
  • 44
  • Hoi An
  • 21
    28
    24
  • 30
  • Hue
  • 20
    28
    24
  • 59
  • Luang Prabang
  • 18
    33
    26
  • 30
  • Phnom Penh
  • 24
    35
    30
  • 58
  • Saigon
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 10
  • Siem Reap
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 27
  • Vientiane
  • 22
    33
    27
  • 34
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 21
    27
    24
  • 91
  • Hanoi
  • 21
    27
    24
  • 90
  • Hoi An
  • 23
    30
    26
  • 34
  • Hue
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 68
  • Luang Prabang
  • 21
    34
    28
  • 108
  • Phnom Penh
  • 25
    35
    30
  • 101
  • Saigon
  • 26
    35
    30
  • 50
  • Siem Reap
  • 26
    35
    31
  • 84
  • Vientiane
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 85
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 168
  • Hanoi
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 188
  • Hoi An
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 56
  • Hue
  • 24
    33
    29
  • 122
  • Luang Prabang
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 147
  • Phnom Penh
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 112
  • Saigon
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 218
  • Siem Reap
  • 26
    34
    30
  • 188
  • Vientiane
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 246
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 244
  • Hanoi
  • 26
    33
    29
  • 240
  • Hoi An
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 99
  • Hue
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 87
  • Luang Prabang
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 258
  • Phnom Penh
  • 25
    34
    29
  • 177
  • Saigon
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 312
  • Siem Reap
  • 26
    33
    30
  • 205
  • Vientiane
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 280
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 26
    32
    29
  • 267
  • Hanoi
  • 26
    33
    30
  • 288
  • Hoi An
  • 26
    33
    30
  • 90
  • Hue
  • 25
    35
    30
  • 66
  • Luang Prabang
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 228
  • Phnom Penh
  • 25
    32
    29
  • 196
  • Saigon
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 294
  • Siem Reap
  • 26
    32
    29
  • 233
  • Vientiane
  • 25
    31
    28
  • 272
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 312
  • Hanoi
  • 26
    32
    29
  • 318
  • Hoi An
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 104
  • Hue
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 194
  • Luang Prabang
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 289
  • Phnom Penh
  • 25
    32
    29
  • 172
  • Saigon
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 270
  • Siem Reap
  • 25
    32
    29
  • 245
  • Vientiane
  • 25
    31
    28
  • 335
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 206
  • Hanoi
  • 25
    31
    28
  • 265
  • Hoi An
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 297
  • Hue
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 509
  • Luang Prabang
  • 23
    32
    27
  • 173
  • Phnom Penh
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 249
  • Saigon
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 327
  • Siem Reap
  • 26
    31
    28
  • 269
  • Vientiane
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 297
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 21
    29
    25
  • 119
  • Hanoi
  • 22
    29
    25
  • 131
  • Hoi An
  • 23
    29
    26
  • 526
  • Hue
  • 23
    29
    26
  • 898
  • Luang Prabang
  • 21
    31
    26
  • 126
  • Phnom Penh
  • 24
    31
    27
  • 319
  • Saigon
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 267
  • Siem Reap
  • 25
    31
    28
  • 176
  • Vientiane
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 78
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 17
    25
    21
  • 55
  • Hanoi
  • 18
    25
    22
  • 43
  • Hoi An
  • 22
    27
    24
  • 363
  • Hue
  • 21
    26
    24
  • 682
  • Luang Prabang
  • 18
    28
    23
  • 40
  • Phnom Penh
  • 23
    30
    26
  • 135
  • Saigon
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 116
  • Siem Reap
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 62
  • Vientiane
  • 19
    30
    25
  • 11
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 14
    22
    18
  • 24
  • Hanoi
  • 15
    22
    19
  • 23
  • Hoi An
  • 20
    26
    23
  • 206
  • Hue
  • 18
    24
    21
  • 350
  • Luang Prabang
  • 14
    26
    20
  • 10
  • Phnom Penh
  • 22
    30
    26
  • 80
  • Saigon
  • 21
    31
    26
  • 48
  • Siem Reap
  • 22
    30
    26
  • 12
  • Vientiane
  • 17
    28
    22
  • 2

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All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price unless a land only option is selected

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    • Flight Inclusive rates only: These include airline fuel surcharge and taxes. Correct as of 1 June 2022. Please note supplements may apply if lead in economy rates are not available.
    • Customary tipping amount of approximately US$170 (AU$246) is paid locally in Vietnam.
    • Depending on airline schedules, you may depart and/or arrive on Day 2. Extra nights' accommodation (pre or post tour) or stopovers may be required at an additional cost.
    • Flight Inclusive rates only: Based on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth. Departures from other cities and flight upgrades available on request.
    • Price listed is based on new bookings only

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    • International flights and current taxes (excluded if a land only option is selected)
    • All Meals (refer to itinerary)
    • Domestic transportation
    • Touring with guides and entrance fees
    • 4-star accommodation
    • Visa fees for Australian passport holders

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