HOT DESTINATIONS IN INDOCHINA

Escorted Vietnam Cambodia Tours

16 Days Off-the-beaten-path Laos and Cambodia Tour

INT-LC-CT16 16 Days Off-the-beaten-path Laos and Cambodia Tour

This 16-day Off-the-beaten-path Laos and Cambodia tour will bring you to explore the famous cities in SEA one by one, including Vientiane, Sam Neua, Xieng Khuang, Luang Prabang, and Siem Reap.

The tour will first bring you to marvel at walls lined with thousands of tiny Buddha images in Wat Si Saket, visit the national symbol of Vientiane, the That Luang Stupa, whose image is on Laos' official seal. Secondly, you will take a flight to Sam Neua to see the famous Vieng Xai Caves. Next, you will visit the Luang Prabang. Here, you will head to visit the ancient temples, beautiful natural scenery, and experience how to be a mahout. Your final leg is to explore Siem Reap, the gateway for the temples of Angkor.

TOUR CODEINT-LC-CT16

PLACES VISITED Vientiane - Sam Neua - Xieng Khuang - Luang Prabang - Siem Reap

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.

    Trip At a Glance

    Vientiane(1 night)

    Sam Neua(2 nights)

    Xieng Khuang(2 nights)

    Luang Prabang(5 nights)

    Siem Reap(4 nights)

We are specialized in private and luxury Indochina tour.

  • Our tours are fully tailored to your budget and interests.
  • We are local, based in Siem Reap, owns 7 branch offices in total in Indochina region, to ensure you authentic experiences.
  • You are our No.1 priority and We promise heartfelt service.
  • Enjoy 24/7 Trip Support.
16 Days Off-the-beaten-path Laos and Cambodia Tour

Why you'll love this trip?

  • In-depth discovery the beautiful countryside in Sam Neua.
  • Visit Luang Prabang, a Shangri-La of golden temples and pampered refinement.
  • Learn how to be a Mahout at Elephant Village Camp.
  • Head out to the Tonle Sap Lake and explore the village of Kompong Phluk.
  • Two days to be impressed by the splendid temples of Angkor.
30% DEPOSIT
FREE 3 DAYS BOOKING HOLD
FREE TOUR PLANNING

Tour Map & Day by Day Itinerary

Expand all days icon
Day 1

Welcome to Vientiane!

See more 箭头

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or upon request

Upon your arrival in Vientiane, your private local guide will welcome you in the airport then escort you to your hotel to check in.

Rest of the day at your leisure to relax and explore the city.

Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 1 Day 1
Day 2

Vientiane City Highlights Tour

See more 箭头

Meals: B

Today, your guide will take you to visit the highlights of Vientiane. You will firstly get to know some more history of Laos by visiting the National Museum. Then, go to visit Wat Si Saket which is the oldest surviving temple with thousands of Buddhist images. This tour will also take you to visit the symbolic site That Luang Stupa and Patuxay Monument.

In the afternoon, head to visit Buddha Park, also known as Xieng Khuan, and enjoy a stroll around the park. This unusual park is filled with over 200 Buddhist and Hindu statues. Afterward, you will start to drive back to Vientiane.

Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 2 Day 2
Day 3

Flight to Sam Neua

See more 箭头

Flight: Domestic flight will be included and arranged by Indochina Tour or upon request

Meals: B

Enjoy some relaxing time in the morning, then transfer to airport for onward flight to Sam Neua. Upon arrive in Sam Neua, you will meet your local guide at the airport. Then, the guide will escort you to your hotel in Sam Neua.

The rest of the day is free at leisure.

Overnight in Sam Neua.

Day 3 Day 3
Day 4

Full Day Sam Neua Adventure Tour

See more 箭头

Meals: B

Today, after an early breakfast, we visit a number of local weaving villages, we continue onto the famous Vieng Xai Caves. This is where the Pathet Lao leaders lived during the “Secret War’. After enjoying numerous caves we head back to our Sam Neua accommodation for the night.

Overnight in Sam Neua.

Day 4 Day 4
Day 5

Drive to Xieng Khuang

See more 箭头

Meals: B

Enjoy some relaxing time in the morning, then we will drive to Xieng Khuang in the afternoon. Upon arrival, check in hotel and rest of the day free at leisure.

Overnight in Xieng Khuang.

Day 5 Day 5
Day 6

Full Day Xieng Khuang Tour

See more 箭头

Meals: B

Today, we transfer out to visit Site 1 of the Plain of Jars, an impressive archaeological site where hundreds of large stone jars are scattered all over the plateau.

Then, we will go to visit the interesting Central Market in Phonsavan, visit the MAG exhibition, and Site 2 of the Plain of Jars before taking a short scenic trek to Site 3 via a Tai Dam and Lao Leum village.

Overnight in Xieng Khuang.

Day 6 Day 6
Day 7

Drive to Luang Prabang

See more 箭头

Meals: B

After breakfast, we drive to the Luang Prabang. The journey will take us over mountainous regions until we approach Luang Prabang.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 7 Day 7
Day 8

Luang Prabang City Tour

See more 箭头

Meals: B

Today, you will explore Wat Xiengthong which is a symbolic temple of the classic Laotian architecture, visit the Royal Palace Musem to learn some history of Laos. Then visit the Wat Aham Temple which means “ Monastery of the Opened Heart” and the Stupa of Wat Visoun.

Rest of the day at your leisure to relax and explore the city, you can enjoy some drinks in one of the cafés or strolling along the beautiful riverside.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 8 Day 8
Day 9

Boat Trip to Pak Ou Caves | Kuang Si Waterfall

See more 箭头

Meals: B

Your memorable trip will start from partaking in an alms ritual in the morning, you will accept the blessing by monks who you give the alms. Have breakfast in the hotel and then, visit the Royal Palace Museum to learn some history of Laos. Continue to you will embark on a private boat for a 2 hours boat trip along the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Cave. During the boat trip, you will enjoy the beautiful scenery along the Mekong River and see the daily fishing life of local people in the riverside.

Then, go to visit the Pak Ou Cave which locates by the Mekong River. Here, you will discover a number of gold lacquered Buddha statues in the cave.

After that, you can have an excursion to Kuang Si Waterfalls, where you will enjoy the beautiful natural scenery, have fun in waterfalls and relax.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 9 Day 9
Day 10

Full Day Mahout Experience at Elephant Village Camp

See more 箭头

Meals: B

Today you will learn how to be a Mahout and then get ready to get wet as you plunge into the Nam Khan river and give the elephant a refreshing bath! (No Elephant Ride)

8:00 am - 8:30 am: Pick up by our English speaking guide from your hotel lobby within Luang Prabang;

Arrival at the Elephant Village Camp: Welcome greeting by your guide and participate in a short briefing about elephants;

Elephant feeding: Get up close and personal with elephants;

Explore elephant village: Visit our elephant hospital, museum, gallery, and dung paper making facility;

One on one experience: Enjoy the impressive experience of being a Mahout! (Notice: 1 person per elephant)

Boat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall: Ride in a traditional Lao long boat to the Tad Sae Waterfall and relax or swim in the clear water. Swimsuit recommended! (Notice: water levels will vary with seasonal conditions)

Bathe your elephant: Take your own elephant down to the Nam Khan river for an exhilarating and once in a lifetime bathing experience!

Boat trip back to camp: Traverse the Nam Khan River in a traditional Lao long boat from the waterfall back to our Elephant Camp.

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Depart the camp. Transfer back to your Hotel in Luang Prabang

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 10 Day 10
Day 11

Day Tour at the Living Land Rice Farm

See more 箭头

Meals: B

Today, the tour will bring you to experience the process of making rice at a Living Land Farm, a project that supports the local community through the cultivation of rice, vegetables, and herbs.

This organic project was started in response to destructive farming methods that persist elsewhere in Laos, and the farm sells produce to Luang Prabang restaurants and supports education for underprivileged children.

Start by helping out in fields where farmers plow, plant, and harvest without the aid of machinery. Roll up your pants and push up your sleeves as you get knee-deep in the mud to plant rice, or learn to steer a water buffalo to plow the field. Help out with picking the herbs, plucking vegetables, or husking the rice, or just enjoy the view from the shady verandah.

Overnight at Luang Prabang.

Day 11 Day 11
Day 12

Flight to Siem Reap

See more 箭头

Flight: International flight include and arranged by Indochina Tour or upon request

Meals: B

Upon arrival at Siem Reap International Airport, you will meet up with our friendly English Speaking guide. Then, your guide will transfer to the hotel and help you check in.

The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 12 Day 12
Day 13

Angkor Thom Ancient Capital | Apsara Dancing Show

See more 箭头

Meals: B

After breakfast, begin your explorations of the remains of an ancient civilization that once ruled much of Southeast Asia. Today, visit the ancient capital city of Angkor Thom. First on the agenda is Ta Prohm. Worn by time, rain, and overpowered by the jungle, this immaculate structure is hidden under a canopy will leave you feeling as if you’d stepped into an adventure movie set.

Then, visit Banteay Kdei ("Citadel of Chambers”). Continue on to the Victory Gate, the Terrace of the Leper King, the Royal Palace, and Baphuon and Bayon. 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.

In the evening, you will enjoy a dinner with Khmer traditional Apsara Dancing Show.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 13 Day 13
Day 14

Visit Angkor Wat & Banteay Srei

See more 箭头

Meals: B

In the morning, you will head to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the World: Angkor Wat.

Enter Angkor Wat and to view its amazing architecture and history. Angkor Wat possesses some of the longest and most intricate stone carvings. This complex is four times the size of the Vatican City making it the largest religious site in the world. Spend the morning exploring through the many passages, levels, and chambers that once housed many treasures of the ancient world.

In the afternoon, you will continue your journey 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.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 14 Day 14
Day 15

Full Day Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Phluk

See more 箭头

Meals: B

In the morning, a half day excursion to the biggest Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake - Tonle Sap Lake. You’ll take a boat trip to enjoy the beautiful lake views and mangrove forests. Then, you will spend the rest day to visit Kompong Phluk, the largest village on the lake, to discover the fascinating daily lifestyle of the local people who live on the water.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 15 Day 15
Day 16

Farewell from Siem Reap

See more 箭头

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or upon requests

Meals: B

Today, the guide will escort you back to Pakse airport. Hope you have a nice trip home and look forward to traveling with you again!

End of service.

Day 16 Day 16

Service Inclusions & Exclusions

Service Inclusions:

  • Flight tickets with airport tax as listed in above itinerary.
  • Entrance fee and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private English speaking tour guide service.
  • Private van for land transportation with cold drinking water and soft drink provided in the car.
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner.

Service Exclusions:

  • International air tickets.
  • Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Meals do not listed in itinerary.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel bell boys, etc.
  • Surcharge for public holidays (if any).
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

Why Choose Us

Select us for quality, experience, and reliability. We're your trusted choice for a seamless and enjoyable experience.

icon
7/24 1 to 1 Consultant

Our dedicated 7/24 1 to 1 consultant service is available around the clock, providing you with expert guidance and support tailored to your specific needs and questions.

icon
Private Van & Experienced Drivers

Enjoy the comfort and convenience of our private van service with skilled drivers. Relax as we take you to the destination safely and hassle-free.

icon
Expert Local Tour Guide

Discover the best of your destination with our expert local tour guide. They'll show you the hidden gems and share fascinating insights to make your trip unforgettable.

icon
Local Special & Unique Activities

Experience the heart of our community with local special activities. Join us for unique adventures and cultural experiences that will leave you with cherished memories.

icon
High-Quality Accommodations

Indulge in the finest accommodation for a luxurious stay. Our high-quality rooms offer comfort, style, and relaxation, ensuring a memorable and restful experience during your stay.

icon
Suggest Local Flavor Meals

Let us recommend delightful local flavor meals. Experience the authentic tastes of our region with our handpicked dishes that showcase the best of our local cuisine.

What Our Customers Saying...

Indochinatour.com Delivered!
We really couldn't have asked for a better trip to Vietnam and Cambodia. Thanks to Indochinatours.com, Sreypov, Kea and each of the guides and drivers at each destination on our trip. In the planning phase, Sreypov and Kea were consistently responsive to all our questions and discussions, usually responding within 24 hrs of any comment or request
Read More
May 4, 2024 Kathy A
Vietnam Re-visited!
They offer as much flexibility with your trip as you desire and are very professional in their approach. They will make a plan that fits you and your schedule. (One thing I did learn was to be very specific in your requests as to sights to see etc. If you leave it up to Ivy she will make sure you see all of them!
Read More
Apr 27, 2024 159lisab1972 (Columbia, SC, US)
Great Experience!
Well this was a year in the planning with lots of talks with my rep Helen, to start off was my trip to Vietnam Hanoi/hoi an and oh chi min city and everything was great all the guides at each city and the trips to boot the hotels was all as expected. Next was Cambodia (siem reap) and what a place again guide and trips was outstanding really enjoyed Cambodia hotel was outstanding also.
Read More
Apr 19, 2024 marcolm l (Burmingham, UK)
Vietnam & Cambodia Custom Tour!
Indochina Tour was fantastic in organizing a custom private tour for us in Vietnam and Cambodia. Sreypov & Kea were so helpful: listening to our requirements, creating a very interesting itinerary, and making adjustments to accommodate our evolving plans.
Read More
Apr 7, 2024 Paul H
Thailand Culture and Experiences!
Right from the start Elena our travel consultant was quick to respond and took into consideration all our thoughts on where to go, what we wanted to see and do. Our guides Meng in Bangkok and Aonny in Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai were knowledgeable, informative and extremely helpful.
Read More
Mar 28, 2024 bartyfrog (Scoresby, Australia)
Exceptional Customer Service!
Regarding our tour, it was fantastic. Everywhere we travelled we felt safe and welcomed. Our time in Ho Chi Minh City was limited which was good as it really doesn't have that much to offer tourists. Our time in Hoi An was peaceful and pleasant.
Read More
Mar 28, 2024 Mark M (Seattle, WA)
Almost Perfect!
I would like to thank Sreypov and SreyKea for organizing our 14 day tour from Vietnam to Cambodia. We could not be able to visit the cities and places without Indochinatour. Wonderfully planned.The tour was perfectly organized. Tour guides are very knowledgeable, specially Mr Nob in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Read More
Mar 24, 2024 Flyer296303
SE Asia Custom Trip!
Sreypov and Kea were very responsive in setting up a custom trip to SE Asia. Great hotels and great excursions. Very balanced.
Read More
Mar 21, 2024 Monique A
Right Mix of Busy and Relaxing!
Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.We booked through Sreypov and Kea at IndoChina Tours. What an amazing trip!Every detail was taken care of which aloud us to enjoy the trip and not think about the details.I broke my foot while in Vietnam and everyone from Indochina was so helpful making sure my experience was still positive.
Read More
Mar 8, 2024 Nancy P (Canada)
Indochina Tour!
Indochina Tour,specifically Sreypov and Ms. Kea, were so helpful with organizing and making all arrangements for a 23-day tour of Vietnam,Cambodia and Thailand for myself,my husband and another couple.Our hotels were nice and clean and centrally located and the guides were all very knowledgeable and helpful.
Read More
Mar 7, 2024 tlr321
Highly Recommended!
Our trip to Thailand was amazing due to the excellent planning of Kimheang and Sreykea at Indochina Tours.They were totally flexible in making adjustments to their tours and we were able to customize a perfect vacation for my husband and I.We travelled throughout Thailand and were received by a private driver and guide in every city we visited.
Read More
Feb 28, 2024 candayceclarke
Fantastic Thailand Trip!
My husband and I took a private,15 day tour of Thailand in early February 2024. We had two travel guides,Rain,for Southern Thailand and "Woody",for Northern Thailand.They were both very knowledgeable about their areas of expertise, friendly,extremely kind and accommodating,and were truly good will ambassadors for their country.
Read More
Feb 28, 2024 happytravelers118 (Ojai,California)
Trip of a Lifetime!
I chose this company based on the reviews and the quick and professional responses via email.I had first contact with Bliss, who created the tour for us based on our requests and customized it to suit our needs.She was always available to answer questions and create what we were looking for.
Read More
Feb 28, 2024 Niha H (Penticton,Canada)
Private 14-Day Tour!
Everything was organized to perfection,with knowledgeable and flexible tour guides in every city we visited, who made some variations to the itinerary where we had more time available.We opted for 4-star accommodations,and all the hotels met our expectations.
Read More
Feb 26, 2024 Alessia F
Excellent Private Tour!
Indochina tours organised a fantastic trip for us. Everything from being picked up at the airports,to choosing great accomodation and organising private day tours was sorted impeccably. Thanks to Kimheang for having the patience and skills to put together an itinerary that we were extremely happy with.
Read More
Feb 24, 2024 liznorton123 (Auckland,New Zealand)
Considerate Service!
Having just returned from a 25 day tour of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, we must express our grateful thanks to Bliss and Kea for arranging a memorable holiday.Ms Bliss worked with us to arrange the programme and accommodate the various changes we kept making. Ms Kea then made all the arrangements which ensured a trouble free itinerary.
Read More
Feb 20, 2024 Maggiemum2 (Holmfirth, UK)

Enquire about this tip and your 1:1 travel consultant will reply within 0.5-23.5 hours.

You are inquiring on:

16 Days Off-the-beaten-path Laos and Cambodia Tour

  • Tour Code:INT-LC-CT16
  • Length: 16 Days
  • Route: Vientiane - Sam Neua - Xieng Khuang - Luang Prabang - Siem Reap
  • Price: USD
  • Departure Date:
*
  • Top 5 Star (Above $170 per night per room)
  • Standard 5 Star ($120 to $150 per night per room)
  • Comfortable 4 Star ($80 to $100 per night per room)
  • Economoc 3 Star ($50 to $70 per night per room)
  • Book By Myself
*
Enquire this Trip Now
Create Your Own Trip

When you plan your trip with us, you'll be in the safe hands of one of our specialists throughout.

  • 1Submit the Itinerary

    Feel free to check out the itineraries on our website and find one itinerary which is matched with your travel plan and interest.

    Then fill out the form on the right side of your itnerary page and click the submit button. After that, you can get to the next step.

  • 2Speak to a Specialist

    Speak to one of our specialist with your personal interest, travel plan and budget. We will answer your questions and offer suggestions sincerely.

    After you are clear about your trip, and if you are ready, we will start plan your trip in detail according to your requirement anytime you want.

  • 3Plan & refine

    Your personal specialist will carefully design your trip into a detailed itineray with country facts, maps, accommodation, facsinating photos and a price.

    And we will keep perfecting your itinerary until you're totally satisfied and ready to book, at which point you pay your deposit.

  • 4Enjoy your Trip

    After your booking, you can call your specialist with any last questions about your trip and we will give you a call a few days before your travel time.

    If you have any problems during your trip, you can feel free to contact us, we will try our best to solve for you. Just hope you can enjoy your tour.

You May Also Like

Tell Us Your Indochina Tour Plan

If you are planning to enjoy a trip to Indochina, yet have no ideas of how to sort it out the details, no worries! We would like to hear your tour plan and offer free professional consultancy and viable solutions. Please feel free to contact us.
Jeremiah
Srey
Kimheang
Leon
Elena
Ivy
Bliss
Helen
Jenney
Off-the-beaten-path Laos and Cambodia Tour
5 out of 5 based on 31 reviews.

Pin It to Pinterest