Asia Tour - Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar & Thailand

Ideally proposed those who plan a wonderful holiday trip to see the best insights of Southeast Asia including Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar & Thailand. Visit the world’s numerous incredible wonders & the listed heritages; beautiful natural sites, marvelous Angkor Wat, ancient temples, impressive pagodas, lakes, beaches and get inspired by local cultures and spending a single day at Elephant Nature Park.

What's Included?

• Accommodation in double/twin share room (or similar hotel category)
• An overnight cruise in Halong
• Breakfast is provided by hotel/cruise
• All taxes and service charges
• Experienced English speaking tour guide
• Round trip airport transfers
• Travel in a private air conditioning car
• Mineral water and wet tissue on touring days
• Meals are mentioned in program
• All entrance fees
• All sightseeing & activities as programmed
• Private boats (or cruises) as programmed

Duration

31 days

Destination Covered

Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake, Mandalay, Bangkok, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai and Phi Phi Islands

Best Suited

All, Budget, Families, Groups, Honeymoon, Luxury
Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival
Welcomed by escort tour guide (with sign name) then transfers directly to hotel for check in. Simply enjoy free time at hotel or make your own highlight tour around central area. Overnight in Hanoi.
Meal: None

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour & Water Puppet Show
Today we make a full guided tour around Hanoi Capital, visit some important temples with the oldest one, museums, Pagoda, French colonial architectures, the oriental bridge on Hoan Kiem and admired by the pottery village of Bat Bat Trang (Mon-Fri only). Lunch will is served at our selected local restaurant. Evening, we go to watch the traditional water puppet show performed by the village artists. Overnight in Hanoi.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Hanoi To Halong Bay
After breakfast, light pack up then be ready at hotel’s lobby for being picked up by shuttle bus for the journey (3.5 hrs) to Halong Bay. Get on board and enjoy welcome drink. Lunch is served on board while the cruise slides slowly along the fascinating Halong Bay for sightseeing. Immerse into fabulous scenery of this world heritage site, enjoy the natural beauty, caves, limestone islands rising from the clear emerald waters. We explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. Continue to Titov island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay before enjoying sunset party on the sundeck. Dinner is served on board and overnight in the cruise for 1 night.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Halong Bay To Hanoi & Flight To Saigon
Experience Tai Chi on the sundeck followed by hot tea and coffee. After breakfast, the cruise slides slowly through picturesque scenery within the peaceful morning. You can do kayaking around the hidden area then we watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the cooking class while we’re heading back to the harbor. Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch before reaching the harbor at noon then catch bus back to Hanoi. Next transfer to airport for flight departure to Hi Chi Minh. Be picked up and stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Cu Chi Tunnels & Saigon City Tour
Drive passing beautiful countryside to a famous region where numerous tunnel-system was constructed – “Cu Chi tunnels” are the unique underground network of tunnels used by Viet Cong during Vietnam War and considered as the most important setting for communication, supply routes, hospitals, food, weapon, caches. After lunch, return to Saigon for city tour, visit vibrant French influence; Reunification Palace, City Hall, Notre Dame, Opera House and Post Office, admired by War Museum and strolling around for shopping at Ben Thanh market.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Mekong Delta River
Transfer to Tien Giang, embark wooden boat heading to natural islets, passing peaceful creeks & villages. The boat will stop at a few attractive places, you see the large orchard where you’re welcomed to try different seasonal fruits. Continue by rowing boat to explore the surroundings before heading to bee farm for the fantastic sips of pure honey tea while listening to typical folk music. Near the end of the trip, admired by coconut handcrafts. Return to Ho Chi Minh and overnight.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Flight To Phnom Penh, Killing Field & Sunset Boat Cruise
Take flight Phnom Penh. After check in, we drive out of the hassle capital to witness the tragic site of Cheug Ek killing field and Tuol Sleng Tortured Prison S21 museum. Stroll around Russian market for shopping. Continue to visit Wat Phnom with interesting legendary of founding place of Phnom Penh. Evening, enjoy the sunset Mekong boat cruise along with local beer & finger snacks. Overnight in Phnom Penh for 1 night.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8: Phnom Penh Sightseeing By Cyclo & Flying To Siem Reap
Journey out to catch a cyclo (rickshaw) then enjoy the highlights of Phnom Penh with Independent monument, visit local market, ride along the riverside to visit Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and admired by other French style buildings. Resume for a guided tour at the National Museum, the world’s most important collection of Khmer sculpture and carvings. After lunch, transfer to airport for flight departure to Siem Reap. Be picked up from airport to hotel and overnight in Siem Reap for 3 nights.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Full Day Guided Angkor Discovery
We depart hotel at 8.00am for full day guided Angkor exploration, start with the south gate of Angkor Thom atop 4 giant faces, stroll to explore Bayon temple consisting of more than 200 smiling faces, admired by Terraces of Leper King/Elephant & the stunning tree roots at Ta Prohm. After lunch, continue to witness the marvelous Angkor Wat – the wonder of the world’s. Unlock the history and its incredible complex. Climb to watch beautiful sunset at Phnom Bakheng (limited allowance).
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10: Tonle Sap Lake & City Orientation
We leave hotel at 8.30am to Kompong Khleang village – is the largest floating village located at the edge of Tonle Sap Lake. Enjoy beautiful countryside and en-route to taste a few bites of famous traditional bamboo sticky rice, resume observe incense making (seasonal) before embarking a private boat explore Kompong Khleang whose daily life is animated by fishing activities, see amazing high stilted houses, visit floating village of Tonle Sap Lake and learn how life works on the lake, and make the lake as home. Afternoon, visit the finest Artisan wood/stone carving centre and stroll around old market for shopping. Evening, transfer to enjoy set menu dinner followed by Apsara dance show.
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner Show

Day 11: Flight To Luang Prabang
Enjoy the rest of free time in Cambodia before transferring to airport for flight departure to Laung Prabang. Simply have free time or make your own walking around the town. Overnight in Laung Prabang for 3 nights.
Meal: Breakfast

Day 12: Alms Ceremony & Khuang Sy Falls
Today we rise early to see alms giving ceremony, it is good chance to learn about local culture when monks are in saffron robes from Luang Prabang’s temples walking in long silent processions searching for offerings left to them by the faithful. Return hotel for breakfast before wander around Phosi Market for interesting trading activities, drive & en-route at some ethnic villages to unlock the culture & local life. Continue to the most beautiful Kuang Sy waterfall, enjoy swimming and cool down for a few hours or you may want to trek down the jungle trails to visit black bear sanctuary and witness how it’s being protected. Stay overnight in Luang Prabang.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 13: Pak Ou Cave, The Surrounding & Sunset
After breakfast, head out to explore the mystery of Pak Ou Caves where you will see thousands of scared Buddha statues, lacquered in gold in different shapes. Embark the boat cruising along the great Mekong River, passing the stunning nature, from the distance, you will see the limestone cliffs where we disembark to discover the hidden Pak Ou Caves. Learn from your guide about religious story and wander to capture photos of the impressive Buddha images. Return and admired by Lao rice wine, paper wood handicraft & observe silk weaving. Afternoon, visit Royal Palace known as the National Museum to learn more about the long-lasting history and culture of the region, explore a few important Wats include Wat Xieng Thong. Climb to the top of Mount Phousi to watch spectacular sunset over Luang Prabang & the Mekong.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 14: Flight To Vientiane & Buddha Park
Take morning flight to Vientiane, be picked up from airport then we journey out to visit Wat Si Saket – the oldest temple in city then move to Wat Phra Kaew, formerly built in 1565 to house the Emerald Buddha, now it houses a small museum of religious art. Afternoon, we process with 25km to the impressive Buddha Park or Xieng Khuan situates along the Mekong River, The park contains more than 200 religious Hindus & Buddha images with three interesting stories representing three levels – Hell, Earth and Heaven. Overnight in Vientiane for 1 night.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 15: Vientiane Tour & Flight To Yangon
After breakfast, we pay a visit to the famous That Luang with the gold-covered stupas and admired by Patuxai monument – the most prominent landmark in the city. Catch flight to Yangon, Myanmar. Overnight in Yangon for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast

Day 16: The Best Of Yangon
After breakfast, we go to visit the downtown of Yangon featuring some French colonial architectures, embassies and red bricked general post office before resume driving to Mawtin Jetty where you enjoy the highlight of riverside activities and take some picturesque photos. After lunch, continue to Kandawgyi Park admired by the biggest Chaukhtetgyi Reclining Buddha Statue in Yangon, unlock Shwedagon – the most significant pagoda as well as one of the world’s listed wonders. Near the end of the tour, visit spectacular sunset over the pagoda.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 17: Yangon Sightseeing & Flight To Bagan
This morning, heading out to have a guided stroll at Scott Market (closed on Monday) where you see many stores selling traditional Myanmar handicrafts and colorful flower stores. Return hotel and check out. On the way to airport, we stop to visit interesting Wats; World Peace Pagoda & Kyauk Taw Gyi Paya. Welcome by escort guide upon arrival at Bagan, explore Nyaung market and admired by the most sacred stupa Shwe Zi Gon – built in 11 century and red-colored Htilominlo temple. Continue to visit famous Lacquer Ware Workshop is worth enough to see its hand-made black products, embark a local boat to view beautiful sunset at Mighty Ayeyawaddy River. Overnight in Bagan for 2 nights.

Note: The best thing to experience is taking hot air balloon to see the spectacular views of Bagan and its significant Stupas.
Meal: Breakfast

Day 18: Bagan & The Surroundings
Leave for Dhammayarzika Pagoda with 5 entrances, seems like the pentagon of Bagan, and walk up for the panoramic view with many temples. Resume visit Myin Kabar Phaya with the best mural paintings, skillfully bricked Sulamani Temple and the impressive Dhamayankyi Pyramid of Bagan. Afternoon, we explore the ancient Monument zone of Bagan by mounting on a lovely horse-drawn cart to the most beautiful parts of the ancient Bagan, come across the amazing landscapes and witness lifestyle at a small village, and handicrafts. The cart will end up at a temple where you can enjoy the memorable sunset over the terrains full of old temples and Pagodas.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 19: Flight To Heho & Inle Lake Tour
Take morning flight to the small town of Heho which situates on the sea level of nearly 1300 meters. Pick up, transfer to the bordering part of the famous Inle Lake. En-route for a short visit to Shwe Yan Pyay monastery built mainly of teak wood, observe its colorful mosaics on the interior walls. Afternoon, embark a local boat to explore the best insights of Inle Lake which admired by popular Phaung Daw Oo pagoda, continue to silk/lotus weaving village followed by its unique weaving techniques, floating garden and stroll to see the antique Shan-style Buddhas in the oldest monastery of Nge Phe Chaung. Overnight in Inle Lake for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 20: Inle Lake & The Surroundings
Head out to the shore of Inle Lake, visit morning Five Day traditional market where you see some tribal ladies selling their farm products, of course, it’s great chance to take photos. Continue by boat then wander around Indein Ruined Pagoda Complex standing on the hill slope which provides a fantastic panoramic view to the Inle Lake. A small trekking is also available from the pagodas. Return to the mainland. Return hotel with an overnight in Inle Lake.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 21: Flight To Mandalay & Mandalay Tour
Flying in the morning to Mandalay, visit the last dynasty capital city of Myanmar included the ancient Royal Capital and the biggest monastery with more than1200 Buddhist monks, learn about the way of monks struggle to study canons in day and night in order to be able to carry on the Buddha’s teachings. Continue to visit silk weaving workshop and the world’s longest wooden (U Bein) bridge built across Taungthaman Lake in Myanmar. Afternoon, process to visit Kuthodaw Pagoda which is known as the world’s biggest book and admired by the golden palace monastery where you can see the finest wood carvings that were gilt with millions of Gold Leaves. Finally, go up Mandalay Hill to enjoy the panoramic views and watch amazing sunset at horizon. Overnight in Mandalay for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 22: Mandalay & The Surroundings
Drive to the western bank of River Ayeyawaddy for short walking along the river bank and capture some beautiful photos before taking a private boat to visit a small village of Mingun, observe the unfinished stupa and its impressive bell weighing over 90 Metric Tons. Admired by Mya Thein Dan Pagoda which represents famous Mount Meru. Afternoon, visit Mahamuni Buddha Statue situates on the outskirts of Mandalay City, witness its mysterious history before we observe famous Myanmar traditional handicrafts. Return back to Mandalay or watch sunset from Yan Kin Hill.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 23: Free Time, Flight To Bangkok
Simply enjoy the rest of your time in Mandalay before transferring to airport for flight departure to Bangkok, Thailand. After picking up from airport, have free time and overnight in Bangkok for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast

Day 24: The Best Of Bangkok
Journey out to explore the significant Grand Palace – the most important shrine in the kingdom of Thailand, followed by the emerald Buddha, Wat Po is the most talk-about, the oldest and largest Wat in Bangkok. Take boat along Chao Phraya River to explore the canal network around Thonburi, passing traditional houses on stilts and colorful flowers decorate their verandas, wooden shacks, temples and many more. Stop to visit Wat Arun (temple of the dawn) then we have chance to feed the catfish before disembarking and go shopping in the afternoon. Evening, transfer to Chao Phraya Cruise for dinner, enjoy the stunning view of Bangkok while the cruise slides slowly along Chao Phraya River.
Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 25: Floating Market, Flying To Chiang Rai
Rise early morning and enjoy breakfast then we drive passing charming countryside to visit Mae Klong Station Market – have a guided stroll to see various regional fresh fruits/vegetables included interesting trading activities along the Mae Klong railway. Continue to take a long tail boat to explore the famous Damnoen Saduak Floating Market where you will experience the traditional Thai market with numerous vendors selling local foods, tropical fruits and products from their boats. The tour is admired by a visit to coconut products and orchid farm. Return back to Bangkok, next take a flight to Chiang Rai. Simply enjoy free time and overnight in Chiang Rai for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 26: Chiang Rai Explorer
Enjoy a full day guided tour to the heart of mysterious region of golden triangle. Visit the fascinating Long Neck Karen village to observe the long neck hill tribe people who relocated from the Thai and Myanmar border (cock fighting may interest you), learn from your guide about their lifestyle, culture & daily routine. Keep driving to Mt. Doi Mae Salong then interact the Chinese village on the top of the mountain. Continue to highest peak on the Thai-Myanmar border to explore different enrooted villages, the farming terraces, Doi Tung temple and take beautiful photos of spectacular views of the entire northern rice field plain.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 27: Chiang Rai To Chiang Mai, Sightseeing
Journey out by road passing rural countryside. En-route to visit White Temple – an unusual Thai temple designed by artist Chalermchai Kositpipat. Continue to Chiang Mai and check in into hotel. Leave hotel for the Meow hill tribe village – locates on the mountain Doi Pui, is famous for opium cultivation, admired by Wat Doi Suthep where you will enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the Chiang Mai City. If you like, here is also one of the best places to enjoy sunset. Overnight in Chiang Mai for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 28: Chiang Mai – Elephant Nature Park
Enjoy a full day visit to Elephant Nature Park; a natural home and sanctuary for elephants, buffalos, dogs, cats, birds and many other rescued animals.
Your visit starts with a picturesque drive through rural countryside to Elephant Nature Park. You will hear the personal stories of rescued and orphaned elephants. See how they became a proud herd and free from abuse for the first time in their lives. Many find their visit to Elephant Nature Park rewarding and very relaxing. Observe free roaming elephants (no riding), and other rescued animals enjoying the natural surroundings of our sanctuary. Your visit helps support the regional projects and offers an invaluable opportunity of helping elephant conservation.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 29: Flying To Phuket, Phi Phi Island
Simply enjoy the rest of your time at Chiang Mai before transferring to airport for flight departure to Phuket. Continue by car from the airport to boat pier, catch express boat to Phi Phi Island. Peacefully enjoy free time by the beach, swimming and sunbathing. Overnight on Phi Phi Island for 2 nights.
Meal: Breakfast

Day 30: Free Time On Phi Phi Island
Enjoy free leisure by the beach, swimming and sunbathing on Phi Phi Island.
Meal: Breakfast

Day 31: Departure
Enjoy the rest of your time at Phi Phi Island, take speed boat to the mainland then meet our driver, transfers directly to Phuket airport for your flight to Bangkok then connect your flight back home.
Meal: Breakfast
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