From  £3595
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy the view from Mount Phousi
  • Visit picturesque Wat Xieng Thong
  • Cruise the waterways of the Mekong
  • Discover Asia’s best tailors in Hoi An
  • Explore Hue's Imperial Citadel
  • Travel to magnificent Angkor Wat
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Heritage of Indochina

17 Day Tour, from £3595 per person

From the picturesque and laid back land of Laos, to the bustling cities of Vietnam and the ancient kingdom of Cambodia, experience beautiful and verdant landscapes, meet warm and friendly locals, and become inspired by the rich history, culture and cuisine on this incredible journey through Indochina.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO LUANG PRABANG
FLY TO LUANG PRABANG
Fly to Luang Prabang.
DAY 2
LUANG PRABANG
LUANG PRABANG

Arrive Luang Prabang, the spiritual capital of Laos and transfer to the Le Sen Boutique Hotel. Late afternoon enjoy a one hour walking tour of Luang Prabang’s atmospheric night market. Wander the stalls to search the collection of traditional and ethnic handicrafts for sale including carvings, basketry, ceramics and handmade paper goods.

DAY 3
LUANG PRABANG
LUANG PRABANG
Enjoy a tour of Luang Prabang which will include visits to Wat Xieng Thong, the gilded carved façade of Wat Mai and the National Museum. Venture up the 328 steps of Phousi Mountain and be rewarded with remarkable views of the area. (B,L)
DAY 4
LUANG PRABANG TO VIENTIANE
LUANG PRABANG TO VIENTIANE

This morning fly to Vientiane and upon arrival enjoy a city tour of this quiet Asian capital. Visit the historical sites of Wat Sisaket and Hor Pha Keo and continue on to Patouxai, the Victory Monument, offering panoramic views of town. Visit That Luang, the holiest site in Laos and its national symbol. This afternoon visit COPE Centre, an organisation which helps people with disabilities access rehabilitation services. (B)

DAY 5
VIENTIANE TO HANOI
VIENTIANE TO HANOI

This morning fly to Hanoi and drive to the Silk Path Hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)

Accommodation
Silk Path Hotel
DAY 6
HANOI
HANOI

Enjoy a city tour of Hanoi today. Included are visits to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the Temple of Literature. After lunch in a local restaurant, visit the Museum of Ethnology and enjoy a breezy cyclo ride through the Old Quarter with its host of shops and restaurants. End the day with a Vietnamese coffee in a cafe overlooking Hoan Kiem Lake. (B,L)

DAY 7
HANOI TO HOI AN
HANOI TO HOI AN
Fly to Da Nang and drive to the nearby UNESCO registered merchant town of Hoi An and the Ancient House Resort. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)
Accommodation
Ancient House Resort Hoi An
DAY 8
HOI AN COOKERY SCHOOL
HOI AN COOKERY SCHOOL
Today enjoy a cooking class. Taste the regional specialties of Hoi An and learn how they are made with a cooking class at the Red Bridge Cooking School. Visit a local market to purchase ingredients for the day before hopping on a small boat and transferring to the school on the banks of the river. Enjoy cooking various local dishes followed by a joint lunch to enjoy the results. Return to the hotel. (B,L)
DAY 9
HOI AN
HOI AN
Enjoy the day at leisure to relax. (B)
DAY 10
HOI AN TO HUE
HOI AN TO HUE

This morning drive north to the Imperial city of Hue. En-route stop at the Cham Museum in Da Nang with its host of interesting relics. A visit will also be made to the Marble Mountain. Continue on up the Hai Van Pass, or “Pass of the Clouds”, which offers excellent views of the surroundings. Check into the Saigon Morin Hotel. Evening at leisure. (B)

Accommodation
Saigon Morin Hotel
DAY 11
HUE
HUE

Today start a full day tour of the Imperial City of Hue. Visit the Citadel and the Imperial City which was modelled on the Forbidden City in Beijing. Many of the buildings have been damaged by war over the years and are now being restored to their former glory. Wander through the citadel and take a short journey into the countryside to see the final resting place of the Emperors at two of the most impressive Royal Tombs. End with a boat trip along the Perfume River and a visit to the Thien Mu Pagoda. (B,L)

DAY 12
HUE TO HO CHI MINH CITY
HUE TO HO CHI MINH CITY
Take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City and drive to the Liberty Central Saigon Centre Hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)
Accommodation
Liberty Central Saigon Centre
DAY 13
MEKONG DELTA
MEKONG DELTA

Set off from Ho Chi Minh City today for the charming delta town of Cai Be, famous for its rustic floating communities. Float past a mass of rickety river vessels and though the floating market here is not nearly as busy as day’s past, you might still spot locals tossing water-melons or pineapples between their boats! Visit cottage workshops making pop rice and coconut candy and visit a family who weave intricate hyacinth products. Then take a rowing sampan through a maze of narrow canals before enjoying a late lunch in a local house. Enjoy a demonstration of how to make a popular Vietnamese speciality - banh xeo, or a Vietnamese savoury pancake. The tour ends with a gentle ride aboard the boat back to Cai Be. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. (B,L)

DAY 14
HO CHI MINH CITY TO SIEM REAP
HO CHI MINH CITY TO SIEM REAP

Today fly to Siem Reap and transfer to the Navutu Dreams Resort & Spa. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)

DAY 15
SIEM REAP
SIEM REAP

Today start with a visit to the South Gate of Angkor Thom where statues of the gods of good and evil line the entrance. Continue to the Bayon, known for the hundreds of smiling faces that grace the towers. Move on to Phimeanakas shaped a bit like a pyramid and once used for religious rituals. Walk to the top of the temple for impressive views of the Angkor complex and see rows of trunks that form the wall of the Terrace of the Elephants and close by is the Terrace of Leper Kings. From here it’s a short drive to the small crumbling temple of Ta Prohm which is held together by giant tree roots giving it a magical feel. Return to Siem Reap for lunch before exploring magnificent Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious monument. This visually spectacular temple is the national symbol of Cambodia and proudly appears on the country’s flag. End the day with sunset views over the jungle from the top of Pre Rup Temple before returning to Siem Reap. (B,L)

DAY 16
SIEM REAP
SIEM REAP

The day commences with an exploration of the small, delicately carved pink sandstone temple of Banteay Srei, also known as the Citadel of Women, considered the 'jewel in the crown’ of all the Angkor temples. The temple has hundreds of small, intricate figures and deities, cut into the walls and lintels that depict scenes from Hindu stories. Continue to Banteay Samre which is very similar to Angkor Wat, particularly in the style of the towers and balustrades. (B)

DAY 17
FLY TO THE UK
Today is at leisure until transferring to Siem Reap airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

17 day tour, from £3595 per person
(Single person supplement + £750)

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class from London Heathrow with Vietnam Airlines via Hanoi
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • Accommodation in hotels with breakfast
  • Meals as specified (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • All transfers and transportation
  • Sightseeing with English-speaking guide/driver
  • All local boat rentals as mentioned in the program
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program

 

Price Excludes

  • Laos visa on arrival fee - US$35 per person (plus two passport photographs)
  • Vietnam visa
  • Cambodia visa on arrival fee - US$30 per person (plus one passport photograph)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Meals that are not listed on the itinerary – please note that over the Christmas and New Year period there may be gala dinner supplements

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Tour Route Map


  1. Laos, Luang Prabang
  2. Laos, Vientiane
  3. Vietnam, Hanoi
  4. Vietnam, Hoi An
  5. Vietnam, Hue
  6. Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City
  7. Vietnam, Mekong Delta
  8. Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City
  9. Cambodia, Siem Reap
  10. Cambodia, Angkor Complex
  11. Cambodia, Siem Reap

Tour Accommodation

Ancient House Resort Hoi An
Ancient House Resort Hoi An
Ancient House Resort Hoi An Ancient House, Hoi An offers an authentic family-run stay on the edge of Hoi An Ancient Town.This lovely little boutique hotel offers 52 rooms in four different categories......
Liberty Central Saigon Centre
Liberty Central Saigon Centre
Liberty Central Saigon Centre Located on one of Ho Chi Minh City’s trendiest fashion streets, the Liberty Central Saigon Centre Hotel offers exceptional facilities and services while still......
Saigon Morin Hotel
Saigon Morin Hotel
Saigon Morin Hotel Built in 1901 by a French businessman, Mr Bogarde, the Morin Hotel is the oldest hotel in Hue City.The hotel has survived many wars so this is more than a hotel, it is part of the......
Silk Path Hotel
Silk Path Hotel
Silk Path Hotel Conveniently located in the centre of the city Silk Path Hotel is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city.The hotel offers high-quality rooms with excellent facilities......

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