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  • Your private tour guide will meet you at Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport and will escort you by private car to your selected hotel in Hanoi. Your knowledgeable guide will be happy to answer any questions along the way regarding your 3 week adventure in Indochina, and will assist you with check-in and registration at the hotel.
     
    After checking in, if you are interested, your guide will take you on an hour orientation tour around the Old Quarter by a cycle rickshaw, where the bustling area of narrow streets and alley ways houses thousands of small family businesses and shops. Traveling by cycle rickshaw is the best way to get a real feeling for the town as well as capture great photographs on your first day in Hanoi!
     
    Lunch and dinner will be on your own, but your guide will recommend excellent options for your preferred cuisine – we highly recommend trying Hanoi cuisine for a true immersion experience.
     
    Note: For the Vietnamese Visa on Arrival, please make sure you have 2 passport sized 4 cm x 6 cm photos and $25 for the stamping fee.
     
    Overnight in Hanoi
    Meals: None

    image Vietnamese Flag
  • Morning
    After breakfast, your private tour guide will pick you up and take you on a full-day city tour of Hanoi. Below are the recommended sites, but of course, your guide will be happy to modify the list based on your preferences.
     
    Visits:
    - Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum
    - Ho Chi Minh’s private home, a wooden stilt-house surrounded by lush gardens
    - The One Pillar Pagoda, an important symbol for Hanoians
    - Museum of Ethnology showcasing the 54 officially recognised ethnic groups in Vietnam
     
    Lunch will be at a local restaurant where you will be served delicious local Hanoi cuisine.
     
    Afternoon
    After lunch, your full-day city tour continues.
     
    Visits:
    - Temple of Literature (a Confucius templeconsidered the first National University of Vietnam)
    - Hoa Lo prison (known as the “Hanoi Hilton” during the American war)
    - A stroll around the iconic Hoan Kiem Lake
    - Ngoc Son Temple
    - And attending a performance at the Water Puppet Theatre, a folk tradition from the villages in the rice fields dating back almost 1000 years
     
    The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Hanoi Tidbit!
    Hanoi is a relatively small city and marches at an unhurried pace for a capital city. Located in the Red River delta region, the centre is a mix of tree-lined avenues, maze like back streets with lively merchant stores, temples, lakes, and is home to historic colonial buildings.
     
    Overnight in Hanoi
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)

    image The Old Streets of Hanoi
  • Morning (pick up at 7:30am)
    After an early breakfast and check out, your private tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you to Mai Chau (travel time approximately 4 hours). Mai Chau is an authentic hill tribe region and a fantastic base for treks and home stay adventures. Most Mai Chau houses are elevated 10–12 feet off the ground to avoid water damage and to shelter the residents’ livestock from the elements.
     
    On the way to Mai Chau, there will be a few brief stops to visit the local markets in Hoa Binh, and to take photos of the scenic mountain range.
     
    You will arrive at Mai Chau around noon and check into your selected accommodation. Lunch will be on your own at the hotel, after which you can get some rest.
     
    Afternoon
    Later in the afternoon, your private tour guide will take you on a walk or bicycle ride (if you prefer) to explore the surrounding Lac and Pom Cong villages. On the way, you will have a chance to meet the locals and learn about their lives raising crops and livestock.
     
    At night, you will enjoy a delicious home-cooked dinner prepared by a White Thai family. You will have a chance to interact with them, learn about their lifestyle, customs and practices.
     
    Mai Chau Tidbit!
    Mai Chau is located in the Hoa Binh province, approximately 135 km from Hanoi and 60 km from Hoa Binh. Many minorities, including the Thai ethnic group, live in Mai Chau. From the top of Cun Mountain, you can see the picture-perfect panorama of Mai Chau surrounded by a green valley and stilt housesthat border both sides of the roads. Two special characteristics of these houses are their palm leaf roofs and polished bamboo-slat floors.
     
    Overnight in Mai Chau
    Meals: (Breakfast/_/Dinner)

    image Mai Chau valley
  • Morning
    After breakfast, your private tour guide will pick you up and take you to the authentic Buoc village (travel time approximately 1 hour). On the way to Buoc village, you will pass by rice paddies and villages dotted with stilt houses. If you prefer, a bicycle ride can be arranged instead of the drive. Upon arriving at Buoc village, you will enjoy a leisurely stroll visiting and interacting with the local families. A tribal family will warmly welcome you into their stilt house where you will learn about their lifestyle, culture and customs. Afterwards, the family will prepare a delicious, homemade lunch for you.
     
    Afternoon
    After lunch your private tour guide will take you back to Hanoi (travel time approximately 4 hours); you will arrive at your hotel around 5pm.The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Overnight in Hanoi
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)

    image Mai Chau Rice Terraces at the new crop
  • Morning
    After breakfast and check out, your private tour guide will pick you up and take you through the rich farm lands of the Red River Delta to the legendary Halong Bay (travel time approximately 4 hours). There will be a stop en route for photos and refreshments. On arrival, you will board your junk boat where you will be served a seafood lunch.
     
    Afternoon
    You will spend the afternoon cruising among hundreds of islets, discovering unspoiled pockets of Halong Bay. You will visit “Sung Sot” Cave, one of the most imposing grottos of the area. You will also have a chance to kayak and/or swim in the cool waters.

    Dinner will be served on board the junk boat.
    (Note: Program may differ slightly base on cruise ships)
     
    Halong Bay Tidbit!
    Halong means “Descending Dragon” in Vietnamese and it is easy to see how the bay got its name. It is an area of great natural beauty, with waters studded with thousands of islets covered in green foliage, sheer cliffs and caves. In the past, the bay was used by smugglers seeking hiding places in the countless hidden inlets and caves. Local legends and stories abound, inspired by the islands’ dramatic formations which have been likened to chickens, dragons, and on a more modern twist, General De Gaulle’s nose.
     
    Overnight on board.
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

    image View from the Amazing Cave - Ha Long Bay - Vietnam
  • Morning
    In the morning, enjoy the tranquil beauty of the bay, and perhaps an early morning Tai Chi session on sundeck, followed by breakfast. Your cruise around the bay continues throughout the morning.
     
    Afternoon
    At around noon, you will return to the main harbor for a quick lunch before being transported back to Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport (travel time approximately 4 hours). There will be a stop en route to visit the Ancient Pottery Village of Phu Lang.
     
    At the airport, you will take the evening flight to Hue (travel time approximately 1 hour). Upon arrival, your private tour guide will take you to your hotel in downtown Hue to check in (travel time approximately 30 minutes). The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Overnight in Hue
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)

    image Ngo Mon - Imperial Citadel
  • Morning
    After breakfast, your private tour guide will pick you up and take you on a full-day tour of Hue.
     
    Visits:
    - Dong Ba Market, where locals purchase theirfresh produce
    - The ancient walled Citadel to see the former Imperial Palace, closely modeled after the Forbidden City in Beijing. The Imperial City is one of Vietnam's seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Imperial Enclosure was a former capital of Vietnam and home to the Nguyen Dynasty, the last monarchy in Vietnam.
    - The surrounding countryside to see the final resting place of the Emperors, visiting one of Vietnam’s most impressive Royal Tomb of Tu Duc
     
    A vegetarian lunch will be served by the nuns at a Buddhist monastery. Here, you will have the opportunity to interact with them and learn more about Buddhism.
     
    Afternoon
    After lunch, you will cruise the Perfume River and visit the Thien Mu (Heavenly Lady) Pagoda before heading back to your hotel. The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Hue Tidbit!
    Set on the banks of the Perfume River, Hue was the capital of Vietnam between 1802 and 1945 under the Nguyen Emperors, and later French colonial rule. Since the early nineteenth century it has been regarded as Vietnam’s centre of learning which, with its tradition of Buddhism, gives the city a sophisticated air. Hue witnessed some of the most aggressive action of the American War, including the 1968 Tetoffensive, but in spite of the damage inflicted, many monuments from its imperial past remain standing, and UNESCO declared the city a World Heritage Site in 1993.
     
    Overnight in Hue
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)

    image Sandstone statues at Emperor Khai Dinh's Tomb
  • Morning
    After breakfast and check out, your private tour guide will pick you up and take you to the riverside town of Hoi An (travel time approximately 4 hours). The drive will hugthe coastline along the Eastern Sea, providing breathtaking view after another as you wind your way up Hai Van (Ocean Clouds) Pass. There will be stops en route to visit the Marble Mountains where you will see lovely pagodas and temples where monks actually live, and amazing statues carved from a single piece of marble.
     
    After checking in to your hotel, the rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure. Lunch and dinner will be on your own.
     
    Overnight in Hoi An
    Meals: (Breakfast/_/_)

    image Hoi An Ancient Town at noon time
  • Morning
    After breakfast, your private tour guide will pick you up and take you on a half-day walking tour of Hoi An through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter.
     
    Visits:
    - Chua Ong Pagoda
    - The Phuoc Kien Assembly Hall
    - The 200-year-old Tam Ky house
    - The Japanese Covered Bridge  

    Continue your morning tour by taking a short boat trip to a nearby island to visit the villages of Kim Bong and Thanh Ha to see hand crafted ceramics and the construction of boats by local artisans.

    Afternoon
    Return to the Old Town around midday. The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.We suggest you join a local cooking class and try to learn some of Hoi An’s best dishes.
     
    Hoi An Tidbit!
    The ancient town of Hoi An is located 30 km south of Da Nang on the banks of the Thu Bon River. In the 16th century, Hoi An wasone of the major trading centres of Southeast Asia and was occupied by early western traders during this time. Hoi An has a distinct Chinese feel, with low, tile-roofed houses and narrow streets; the original structures on some of these streets are almost completely intact. All the houses are made of a rare type of wood, decorated with lacquered boards and panels engraved with Chinese characters, and pillars carved with ornamental designs.
     
    Overnight in Hoi An
    Meals: (Breakfast/_/_)

    image A Street crossroad in Hoi An
  • Have fun on the beach in Hoi An with your friends, your family, or simply by yourself – you are on holiday! Or have a quality custom made suit in less than 24 hours at a cheaper price than you can find back home. The options are endless!
     
    Overnight in Hoi An
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    image A couple on their wedding photo context on Hoai River - Hoi An
  • Morning
    After breakfast and check out, your private tour guide will pick you up and take you to Da Nang airport for a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City (HCM City), previously known as Saigon.
     
    Upon arrival in HCM City your private tour guide will take you on a 2 hour tour of the legendary Cu Chi Tunnelsas (travel time approximately 1 hour). This vast network of tunnels, stretching over 150 km, was built by the Viet Cong during the battles that took placein the south. You will take a walk through the reserve and get to see:

    - the Secret Entrance to the tunnels
    - workshops for the handmade weapons
    - the clinic, commander, meeting and kitchen bunkers  

    If you are feeling brave, you can crawl inside the Cu Chi Tunnels to experience how difficult life must have been, and discover the 3 underground levels. After the visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels, you will return to HCM City. Lunch will be at a local restaurant en route.
     
    Afternoon
    After checking in to your hotel, your private tour guide will take you on a tour of HCM City. Below are the recommended sites, but of course, your guide will be happy to modify the list based on your preferences.
     
    Visits:
    - Reunification Palace (the former Presidential Palace), which was once headquarters for the Saigon government during the War
    - War Remnants Museum, which displays relics from the War
    - Notre Dame Cathedral
    - General Post Office (GPO), considered as the best example of classical French colonial architecture in HCM City

    The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.We suggest you visit the Ben Thanh night market and do some fun shopping.
     
    HCM City Tidbit!
    Ho Chi Minh City, previously known as Saigon, is a frenetic Asian city of markets, streets clogged with scooters, street side food stalls, as well as foreign restaurants, office blocks and shopping malls. It is Vietnam’s economic powerhouse and the rate of progress over the last few years has been astonishing. HCM City is an exciting and exotic city where the pace of life never wanes, and which the future shines brightly with great optimism after its tumultuous 20th century history.
     
    Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)

    image A Street of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Morning
    After breakfast and check out, your private tour guide will pick you up and take you to the heart of the Mekong Delta. The Mekong Delta, popularly known as the “rice bowl” of Vietnam, is famous for its vast rice fields, numerous waterways and beautiful landscapes.
     
    On the way, about 1.5 hours into the drive, you will stop at Ben Tre town where you will embark on a boat trip on the Ben Tre river exploring the coconut villages and observe various local industries along the way. You will see how bricks & sleeping mats are made, as well as visit a coconut workshop. You will also take a trip through rice and vegetable fields by motor cart (xe loi), and return to the docks for lunch at a local restaurant.
     
    Afternoon
    After lunch, your journey will continue through the fields and towns of the Mekong to Can Tho City, known as the capital city of the Mekong Delta.
     
    After checking in to your hotel, the rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure. We suggest you explore the town by foot or pedicab, or find a quiet place for dinner and a cocktail beside the river.
     
    Can Tho Tidbit!
    Can Tho is the biggest city in the Mekong Delta located at the confluence of the Can Tho and Hau Giang rivers. It is a major mercantile centre with a pleasant waterfront and a profusion of canal intersections, rivers and floating markets.
     
    Overnight in Can Tho
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)

    image A water coconut palm shaded canal - My Tho - Mekong Delta
  • Morning
    After breakfast and check out, your private tour guide will pick you up and take you on a boat trip to the Cai Rang floating market, situated close to the city's main jetty. This wholesale market is filled with small boats darting through the water as vendors sell their wares and there is plenty of time to explore the market and practise your bartering.

    Leaving the market you will return to the docks to get off the boat. Then stroll through the villages visiting the rice paper mill and the rice noodle making factory. If you are feeling brave, you can learn how to cross the "Monkey Bridge'' which is made from a single bamboo! If you are interested, you can also take a bike ride through the villages to enjoy the beautiful rural scenery. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
     
    Afternoon
    After lunch, you will continue towards Chau Doc. After checking in to your hotel, the rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Chau Doc Tidbit!
    Chau Doc is a river city close to the Cambodian border. There are a number of floating houses (the floats consist of empty metal drums) which provide a convenient way for families to raise fish underneath their floating houses. What makes Chau Doc interesting is its mix of communities, Khmer, Cham, and Chinese. The Cham are mostly Muslim, and live in isolated communities across the river, complete with mosques.
     
    Overnight in Chau Doc
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)

    image Wholesaler boat at Cai Rang floating Market - Can Tho - Mekong Delta
  • Morning (pick up at 7:30 am)
    After an early breakfast and check out, a member of the staff from the speed boat company will pick you up and take you to the docks for a 5 hour boat ride crossing the border into Cambodia as you travel to the next country in Indochina. The speed boat crew will assist you with the Cambodia entry visa process at the border (this usually takes about 30minutes). For the Cambodian Visa on Arrival, please make sure you have 1 passport sized 3 cm x 4 cm photo and $30 for the stamping fee.
     
    You will be driven to Phnom Penh, arriving around noon, where your private tour guide will pick you up and take you to your hotel to check in (travel time approximately 20 minutes). Lunch will be served at Friends the Restaurant, a ‘kindness restaurant’ where children who used to live on the street are trained in hospitality and restaurant skills, giving them a chance to break away from life on the streets.
     
    Afternoon
    After lunch, your private tour guide will take you on a tour of Phnom Penh.
     
    Visits:
    - National Museum of Khmer Art, featuring sculptures from different periods of Cambodian history
    - Royal Palace, built in 1866 by King Norodom
    - Silver Pagoda, named for its floor made of 5,000 silver tiles  
    - The Russian Market. This sweltering bazaar is the one market all visitors should come to at least once during a trip to Phnom Penh.

    The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Phnom Penh Tidbit!
    Cambodia’s capital city is awakening from a turbulent recent past to become a busy and frenetic Asian city. Situated on the confluence of three rivers, it is a jumble of colonial buildings, temples, markets, and broad avenues. The focal point of the city is the promenade on the banks of the river which comes alive in the evening, where strolling families gather and night owls perch in the cafes.
     
    Overnight in Phnom Penh
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)

    image Old market
  • Morning
    You will have the opportunity to learn more about these terrible years, through visits to the infamous Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocidal Crimes and Cheung Ek, better known as the ‘Killing Fields’. It is an incredibly moving experience, but these are two visits you will be glad to have made. During your visit to Cambodia, you will barely meet a single person who didn’t lose a member of their family during these years, yet they are all willing to talk openly about it with you. They wish you to hear about it and see these places, to ensure that it never happens again

    Afternoon
    Your private driver will pick you up and take you to Phnom Penh airport for a short flight to Siem Reap. At the Siem Reap airport, your private guide and driver will pick you up and take you to your hotel to check in. The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Siem Reap Tidbit!
    Seam Reap is a cluster of villages with a French colonial centre, and is the gateway to the Temples of Angkor. These majestic temples in northwest Cambodia were constructed during the classical period of Khmer art and civilization. They were created by a succession of Khmer kings who presided over an empire that dominated the religion from 800 to 1430, reaching its peak in the 12th century. During the 15th century, the temples were abandoned and forgotten by the world until their rediscovery in 1861 by French naturalist Henri Mouhot.
     
    Overnight in Siem Reap
    Meals: (Breakfast/_/_)

    image S21 Museum
  • Morning
    After breakfast, begin your explorations of the remains of an ancient civilization that once ruled much of Southeast Asia. Today, your guide will take you to visit the ancient capital city of Angkor Thom. On your way, you’ll catch a glimpse of Angkor Wat as you pass by. However, we’ll save the best for last as you continue today to see some other equally impressive ruins of  Bayon Temple, Banteay Kdei, Baphoun, Elephant Terrace, Leper King Terrace, and the Royal Palace.

    The highlight of your morning is the Bayon, sets itself apart with its almost 200 smiling faces, sure to make you feel welcomed on your second day to the Kingdom of Wonders. With its winding tunnels, chambers, and daring climbs, Bayon offers many picturesque moments to keep your camera busy.

    Afternoon
    We continue to visit the beautiful Ta Prohm Temple, overgrown with fig trees, giving a haunting yet exotic atmosphere. Worn by time, rain, and overpowered by the jungle, this immaculate structure hidden under a canopy will leave you feeling as if you’d stepped into an adventure movie set.

    As the sun approaches the horizon, enjoy a sunset view from the top of the pyramid-shaped temple of Pre Rup. After you are taken back to Siem Reap, the rest of the evening will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Overnight in Siem Reap
    Meals: (Breakfast/_/_)

    image South gate Bayon Temple
  • At Dawn (pick up at 5:30 am)
    Your private tour guide will pick you up for the sun rise watch over the Angkor Wat Temple (watching the sun rise is optional. You can skip this activity if you prefer to sleep in).
     
    Morning
    After the sunrise tour your guide and driver will bring you back to the hotel for breakfast. Then be prepared today for one of the Seven Wonders of the World: Angkor Wat.

    After breakfast you are taken back to Angkor Wat for the discovery tour. Enter Angkor Wat and to view its amazing architecture and history. Angkor Wat possesses some of the longest and most intricate stone carving. This complex is four times the size of the Vatican City making it the largest religious site in the world. You will spend your morning exploring through the many passages, levels, and chambers that once housed many treasures of the ancient world.

    Afternoon
    You continue on to the remote temple of Banteay Srei: set deep in the jungle. The Citadel of Women, Banteay Srei was carved from red sandstone, a medium that lends itself to elaborate decorative wall carvings, which are well preserved to this day. The buildings themselves are miniature in scale in comparison to the other colossal temples around Siem Reap, unusually so when measured by the standards of Angkorian construction. This temple is considered the jewel of Khmer art.

    Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.

    Overnight in Siem Reap
    Meals: (Breakfast/_/_)

    image Angkor wat view
  • Morning
    After breakfast and a leisurely morning on your own, you will check out by midday.

    Afternoon
    Your private driver will pick you up in the afternoon and take you to the Siem Reap airport for a short flight to Luang Prabang, the ancient first capital of the Lane Xang kingdom. It is the centre of religious life in Laos and a World Heritage City.
     
    At the Luang Prabang airport, for the Laotian Visa on Arrival, please make sure you have 2 passport sized 4 cm x 6 cm photos and $40 for the stamping fee. After you have gone through customs, your private driver will pick you up and take you to your hotel to check in (travel time approximately 30 minutes).
     
    The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Luang Prabang Tidbit!
    Luang Prabang is regarded by many as the most attractive town in Asia, if not the world. The former royal capital has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site due to its combination of Buddhist temples, French colonial architecture and historic Laotian buildings set among green hills.
     
    Overnight in Luang Prabang
    Meals: (Breakfast/_/_)

    image Luang Prabang City view from Phou si Mountian
  • Morning
    After breakfast, your private tour guide will pick you up and take you on a tour of Luang Prabang.
     
    Visits:
    - The National Museum (the former Royal Palace of Laos), houses a collection of valuables including the famous Prabang Buddha statue, and gifts from foreign - - dignitaries
    - Wat Visoun, entirely rebuilt in 1887 by the invading Black Flags from southern China – in the courtyard of Wat Visoun stands the Watermelon Stupa, shaped like the fruit for which it is named
    - Wat Aham,home of the altar of Luang Prabang
    - Wat That, where the ashes of King Sisavang Vong are kept
    - UXO Laos Information Centre, a popular Landmine Museum displays a representative sample of the UXO contamination in Laos.

    Afternoon
    After lunch, you will board a long-tailed boat on the Mekong River and visitthe mysterious Pak Ou Caves carved into the side of a lime stone cliff opposite the mouths of the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers. On the way, you will also visit Ban Xanghai, well-known for its production of Laotian traditional rice.
     
    On your return to Luang Prabang, you will visit Ban Xangkhong, a village known for making paper from the bark of the Saa tree, as well as creating products from silk weavings.
     
    Return to town you will climb Mount Phousi to enjoy the stunning view below and to watch the sunset. The rest of the evening will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Overnight in Luang Prabang
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)

    image Moring Alms Giving
  • Morning
    Your private tour guide will pick you up early in the morning to visit a local market, after which you will return to the hotel for breakfast (this is optional if you prefer to sleep in).
     
    After breakfast, you will leave the Old Town behind and head to the outskirts to visit the Kuang Si Waterfall, a three-tier waterfall about 29 km south of Luang Prabang. The visit to Kuang Si Waterfall is a highlight of all vacations to Indochina. You can swim in the pool of the waterfall, but please remember to bring your swim gear with you for this activity.
     
    Afternoon
    After a picnic lunch near the waterfall, you will wind your way back to town. The rest of the day will be yours to explore at your leisure.
     
    Overnight in Luang Prabang
    Meals: (Breakfast/Lunch/_)

    image Khuang si waterfall
  • After breakfast and a leisurely morning on your own, you will check out by midday and your private driver will pick you up and take you to the Luang Prabang airport for your departure flight home.
     
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What's Included?
Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels 
Private Vihicles and Drivers
Private English Speaking Guides (Other languages if available, upon request)
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
All domestic flights
Airport Taxes and Fuel charges
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
Service Charge & Government Taxes
 
What's Not Included?
Your International Flights Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia entry Visa Fees (contact us for further information)
Personal Expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
Any bank fees or charges at your end
Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
Personal Travel Insurance
Tips for guides and drivers

HOTEL SELECTION:

The hotels listed below are our suggestions for the best value on this tour, Indochina Past & Present 21 days. However, Indochina Pioneer offers many more options of hand-picked hotels, with different "star ratings", allowing you to customize the vacation to meet your taste and budget.
 
Location Boutique Option 3 Star Option 4 Star Option 5 Star Option
Hanoi Hanoi Charming 2 Hotel Gondola Hotel La Siesta Hotel & Spa Hanoi Hotel De I'Opera
Mai Chau Mai Chau Valley View Hotel Local Homestay Sol Bungalows Mai Chau Eco-Lodge
Ninh Binh Ngoc Anh 2 Hotel Ngoc Anh 2 Hotel Legend Hotel Emerald Resort
Halong Dragon Pearl Junk Image Cruise Glory Legend Cruises Aphrodite Cruises
Hue Serene Hotel Asia Hotel Moonlight Hotel Best Western Indochina Palace
Hoi An Via Boutique Hotel Betal Garden Hotel & Villas Vinh Hung Resort Hoi An Sunrise Beach Resort
Ho Chi Minh City Little Saigon Boutique Hotel Signature Sagon Hotel Eden Saigon Hotel Hotel Majestic Saigon
Can Tho Kim Tho Hotel Kim Tho Hotel Ninh Kieu 2 Hotel Victoria Can Tho Resort
Chau Doc Nui Sam Lodge Hotel Trung Nguyen Hotel Victoria Chau Doc Hotel Victoria Chau Doc Hotel
Phnom Penh Anise Boutique Villas Anise Hotel River Palace Hotel Intercontinental Phnom Penh
Siem Reap Central Boutique Hotel Soria Moria Hotel Saem Siemreap Hotel Sokha Angkor Resort
Luang Prabang Le Bel Air Resort Villa Chitdara Hotel Villa Santi Hotel Xieng Thong Palace
 
Remarks:
1. All of our itineraries can be tailor-made to suit your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Please click on the “Request” Tap and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will  customize the best value vacation for your kind consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!

2. We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina in particular (Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos) hotel prices make up the major expense of your holiday. Therefore, we would like to clarify how we define these charges:
 
» Boutique & character hotels (highly recommended): from $50-$80 USD  per room/ per night
» First Class = 3 star hotels from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/night                    
» Superior = 4 star hotels from US$ 80 - US$ 110 per room/night
» Deluxe = 5 star hotels from US$120 - US$ 180++ per room/night

3. Sgl Sup = Single Supplement or Single room surcharge.
4. More people = lower prices. Please ask for a quote based on your group size.
5. Child policy: Under 2 years old are free of charge for tour & pay 50% of internal airline charges, from 2 to 5 years old 50% charge for tour & 75% of internal airline charges, from 5 to 12 years old 75%  for tour & full internal airline charges. 12 years and older = 100% (charged as an adult).
What's Included?
Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels 
Private Vihicles and Drivers
Private English Speaking Guides (Other languages if available, upon request)
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
All domestic flights
Airport Taxes and Fuel charges
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
Service Charge & Government Taxes
 
What's Not Included?
Your International Flights Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia entry Visa Fees (contact us for further information)
Personal Expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
Any bank fees or charges at your end
Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
Personal Travel Insurance
Tips for guides and drivers

HOTEL SELECTION:

The hotels listed below are our suggestions for the best value on this tour, Indochina Past & Present 21 days. However, Indochina Pioneer offers many more options of hand-picked hotels, with different "star ratings", allowing you to customize the vacation to meet your taste and budget.
 
HOTEL OPTIONS
BOUTIQUE
Hanoi Hanoi Charming 2 Hotel
Mai Chau Mai Chau Valley View Hotel
Halong Dragon Pearl Junk
Hue Serene Palace Hotel
Hoi An Via Boutique Hotel
HCM City Little Saigon Boutique Hotel
Can Tho Kim Tho Hotel
Chau Doc Nui Sam Lodge Hotel
Phnom Penh Anise Boutique Villas
Siem Reap Central Boutique Hotel
Luang Prabang Le Bel Air Resort
FIRST CLASS
(3 STAR)
Hanoi Gondola Hotel
Mai Chau Local Homestay
Halong Glory Cruise
Hue Asia Hotel
Hoi An Betal Garden Hotel & Villas
HCM City Signature Sagon Hotel
Can Tho Kim Tho Hotel
Chau Doc Trung Nguyen Hotel
Phnom Penh Anise Hotel
Siem Reap Soria Moria Hotel
Luang Prabang Villa Chitdara Hotel
SUPERIOR
(4 STAR)
Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa
Mai Chau Sol Bungalows
Halong Glory Legend Cruises
Hue Moonlight Hotel
Hoi An Vinh Hung Resort
HCM City Eden Saigon Hotel
Can Tho Ninh Kieu 2 Hotel
Chau Doc Victoria Chau Doc Hotel
Phnom Penh River Palace Hotel
Siem Reap Saem Siemreap Hotel
Luang Prabang Villa Santi Hotel
DELUXE
(5 STAR)
Hanoi Hanoi Hotel De I'Opera
Mai Chau Mai Chau Eco-Lodge
Halong Aphrodite Cruises
Hue Best Western Indochina Palace
Hoi An Hoi An Sunrise Beach Resort
HCM City Hotel Majestic Saigon
Can Tho Victoria Can Tho Resort
Chau Doc Victoria Chau Doc Hotel
Phnom Penh Intercontinental Phnom Penh
Siem Reap Sokha Angkor Resort
Luang Prabang Xieng Thong Palace
 
Remarks:
1. All of our itineraries can be tailor-made to suit your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Please click on the “Request” Tap and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will  customize the best value vacation for your kind consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!

2. We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina in particular (Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos) hotel prices make up the major expense of your holiday. Therefore, we would like to clarify how we define these charges:
 
» Boutique & character hotels (highly recommended): from $50-$80 USD  per room/ per night
» First Class = 3 star hotels from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/night                    
» Superior = 4 star hotels from US$ 80 - US$ 110 per room/night
» Deluxe = 5 star hotels from US$120 - US$ 180++ per room/night

3. Sgl Sup = Single Supplement or Single room surcharge.
4. More people = lower prices. Please ask for a quote based on your group size.
5. Child policy: Under 2 years old are free of charge for tour & pay 50% of internal airline charges, from 2 to 5 years old 50% charge for tour & 75% of internal airline charges, from 5 to 12 years old 75%  for tour & full internal airline charges. 12 years and older = 100% (charged as an adult).

We are committed to giving our customers unforgetable experiences in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and beyond, not just something staged for tourists. Read reviews written by our customers about their experiences in Indochina after they have returned home. These include the ratings and comments on attractions, guides, activities, hotels and food.

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Highlights of Indochina

image I highly recommend Indochina Pioneers. I traveled to Vietnam for a week, Kata did a superb job organizing an amazing trip! I also enjoyed meeting her over lunch in Hanoi, my last day in Vietnam, she really cares for her customers and is incredibly helpful accommodating any needs one might have. Excellent service for an unforgettable trip to Vietnam! Read more image

“Excellent service!”

I highly recommend Indochina Pioneers. I traveled to Vietnam for a week, Kata did a superb job organizing an amazing trip! I also enjoyed meeting her over lunch in Hanoi, my last day in Vietnam, she really cares for her customers and is incredibly helpful accommodating any needs one might have. Excellent service for an unforgettable trip to Vietnam!

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Roby2013

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image “Thank you Indochina - wonderful tour” My husband and I joined by two friends recently toured Vietnam for 12 days - what an incredible experience it was . I spent many hours surfing the web looking to a decent tour operator in Vietnam who could put together a program that suited our needs. Read more image

“Thank you Indochina - wonderful tour”

My husband and I joined by two friends recently toured Vietnam for 12 days - what an incredible experience it was . I spent many hours surfing the web looking to a decent tour operator in Vietnam who could put together a program that suited our needs. I found Lam at Indochina Pioneer to be extremely professional and knowledgeable and produced a wonderful tour covering all the highlights we requested and at a very reasonable price. The hotel selection was terrific and his tour guides in each city were friendly and very informative. we travelled from the Mekong Delta in the south up to SaPa in the north , including HCMC , Hoian, Hue, Hanoi and loved every part of it, especially the people . I highly recommend Indochina Pioneer to make your dream holiday to Vietnam a reality. Thank you Lam

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Lesley S

Highlights of Indochina

image Indochina Pioneer is a great company to hire if you want to go on a worry free vacation and not have to plan anything yourself. You will have private drivers and tour guides the whole time if you desire. I felt very well taken care of. The tour guides were very knowledgable and friendly. Read more image

“Easy”

Indochina Pioneer is a great company to hire if you want to go on a worry free vacation and not have to plan anything yourself. You will have private drivers and tour guides the whole time if you desire. I felt very well taken care of. The tour guides were very knowledgable and friendly. I definitely recommend Indochina if you're willing to spend the extra money for the convenience of their service.

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LeslieDenise

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image Vietnam and Cambodia Customised Tour ” Whatever you read about Indochina Pioneer , all I can say is that anybody who gives them a bad review must need their head examining . Read more image

“Vietnam and Cambodia Customised Tour ”

Whatever you read about Indochina Pioneer , all I can say is that anybody who gives them a bad review must need their head examining . 

The 15 day tour they put together for me and my 2 friends was absolutely fantastic and Ruby , who looked after us made sure that it was crammed full of interesting activities with friendly and knowledgeable guides , high quality vehicles and great hotels .

Also , the price for the entire trip was unbeatable including internal flights daily breakfast and lunch most days plus dinner on the Halong Bay and Mekong Delta stays .

The hotels were all 5 star rated and apart from one noisy room in Ho Chi Minh City , we had no complaints .

I will recommend using Indochina Pioneer to whoever I talk to about visiting South East Asia .

It was such a fantastic holiday and everything went like clockwork thanks to Ruby .

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Lee Manning

Highlights of Indochina

image It all starts with her: Kata Tran. The Sales Manager of all times. Starting with the first email, she was always prompt, responsive, problem solver, caring. She was everything about the tour. Thank you Kata, you are awesome. Read more image

They are amazing!”

It all starts with her: Kata Tran. The Sales Manager of all times. Starting with the first email, she was always prompt, responsive, problem solver, caring. She was everything about the tour. Thank you Kata, you are awesome.

In a very short time we have visited Cambodia and Vietnam. We had 4 tour guides, all of them were fantastic. Knowledgable, polite and ready for your wills. If you ever would like to visit Cambodia, Laos or Vietnam, do not look anywhere else, the right address is "Indochina Pioneer".
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