24 Days Classic Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia Highlights Tour

INT-MTLC-CT24   24 Days Classic Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia Highlights Tour

This private tour is designed for those who want to experience the best of Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia in just one go. You will not only visit the gorgeous temples, pagodas and towers, but also enjoy the beautiful countryside sceneries and experience the leisure lifepace that only offered in those indochina countries.

Your 24-days trip starts from Myanmar. During your trip in Myanmar, you can visit all the highlights of Yangon, Mandalay and Heho and enjoy the amazing view of the pagodas forest in Bagan. When you visit Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai, it could be another travel experience to discover the beautiful golden triangle area. The short stay in Luang Prabang offers you a leisure life in the countryside. And your tour ends up in Siem Reap, where you will discover the glorious history from the Angkor Wat.

TOUR CODEINT-MTLC-CT24

PLACES VISITEDYangon-Bagan-Inle lake-Mandalay-Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai-Bangkok-Vangtiane-Luang Prabang-Siem Reap

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the rich history of ancient Thailand and Bangkok in Ayutthaya which was built from the 14th to 16th century.
  • Visit the famous Grand Palace and the most prominent temples in Bangkok.
  • Explore the largest city in Myanmar - Yangon to see the Shwedagon Pagoda and experience the local life in Bagyoke Market.
  • Appreciate the amazing view of thousands of Buddhist pagodas spreading in the valley of the Ancient city of Bagan.
  • Enjoy the gorgeous sunset from the top of Mandalay hill and U Bein Bridge.
  • Take an excursion on Inle Lake to discover the locals unique floating farms and life on the water.
  • Discover the mysterious Golden Triganle in northen Thialand.
  • Spend a few days in Town of Luang Prabang, the UNESCO World Heritage site in Laos to visit the ancient temples and Kuang Si Waterfall.
  • Have a Mekong River cruise to see the breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside and the mysterious Pak Ou Caves.
  • End your trip in Siem Reap to explore the world-famous Angkor Wat.

At a Glance

Yangon (2 nights)

Bagan (2 nights)

Inle Lake (2 nights)

Mandalay (2 nights)

Chiang Mai (3 nights)

Chiang Rai (2 nights)

Bangkok (2 nights)

Vientiane (2 nights)

Luang Prabang (2 nights)

Siem Reap (4 nights)

Itinerary Day by Day

24 Days Classic Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Cambodia Highlights Tour

Day 1 Arrive in Yangon

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or upon request

Meals: D

Welcome to Myanmar, the country just opened itself to the world and now waiting people to discover its unique Buddhist culture and heritage.

Upon your arrival in Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar but nowadays one of the most developed city in Myanmar, your local guide will welcome you at the airport then escort you to hotel.

In the evening, enjoy a Myanmar royal style welcome dinner on a floating marble boat.  

Overnight in Yangon.

Day 2 Full Day Yangon city tour

Meals: B / L

Rise early in the morning to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda which is the largest pagoda with painted real gold in Yangon. Benefit for visit the pagoda in early morning you will enjoy an quiet and extremely peaceful atmosphere to watch local people and monks pray in front of the Pagoda.

Transfer back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast you will visit the Reclining Buddha (Chaok-Htat-Gyi) and Mahabandoola park.

Have some rest after lunch, in the afternoon, enjoy some free time wander around in Bogyoke Market and the  then Bogyoke Market busy streets of Yangon’s famous China Town and Yangon Jetty. Finish your day off at the riverside where the road flanked by colonize style builds which will give you the impression of Myanmar in old time.  

Overnight in Yangon.

Day 3 Fly to Bagan, Half day city tour

Flight: Domestic flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement

Meals: B / L

Transfer to airport for domestic flight to Bagan in early morning.

Upon arrival in Bagan, you will be welcomed by your local guide at the airport then transfer you to hotel.

Bagan, where you will be amazed by its thousands of Buddhists pagodas spread in the area of the Ancient City of ‘Bagan’. These pagodas used to own by individual families during its prosperous time.

Your will visit the Nyaung Oo Market where local people buying food in daily life, visit the Shwezigon Pagoda which is the largest pagoda in Bagan painted with real gold.

Have a rest in hotel in the hottest time in afternoon. Then enjoy a Horse Cart Ride for the sun set, you will climb up to the top of the Shesandaw Pagoda for sun set then take the horse cart back to hotel. It is a unforgettable feeling of taking the horse cart ride on the off road treks through the pagodas when its quiet in dusk.   

Overnight in Bagan.

Day 4 Bagan/Mt. Popa

Meals: B / L

This morning start your scenic drive to Mount Popa, an extinct volcano with its golden shrines. Situated 50 km southeast of Bagan, this solitary peak showcases the Popa Taungkalat shrine, the favored home of Myanmar’s most powerful “Nats” (local spirits), statues of which can be found at its base. These spirits were once so important to the country's early Kings that it was essential for them to consult the Nats before commencing their reign. The shrine is located at the top of the mountain , and if you have the energy, take off your shoes and socks to climb to the top (well worth the climb!) Along the way are a multitude of monkeys expecting treat!

Along the way, stop by a local village to learn about local culture and lifestyle. Then enjoy lunch at a hill resort.   On the way back visit a palm sugar workshop, where the harvested nectar from local trees is cooked into the sugar cubes we see in teashops today .  

Overnight in Bagan.

Day 5 Fly to Heho Inle lake

Flight: Domestic flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement

Meals: B

Transfer to airport for onward flight to Heho where you will be picked up and transfer you to your hotel by the lakeside of Inle Lake.

Inle Lake locates in the highland of Myanmar in an altitude of around 3,000 feet above sea level.  Here you will enjoy different atmosphere and ambience from middle part of Myanmar.

After check in hotel, enjoy your day at leisure to relax. 

Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 6 Full day Inle lake Excursion

Meals: B / L

Your Excursion today will be made by long tail boat to see life of In-tha (name of local ethnic people live on the lake), to discover their unique floating farms and life on floating village. You will also see how the local fisher to fish with only one leg paddling the boat and the Long Neck Ladies who were relocated from the Myanmar and Thailand border.

Rest of the day is at leisure to relax. 

Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 7 Fly to Mandalay, Half day Mandalay city tour

Flight: Internal flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement

Meals: B / L

Enjoy free time in the morning until transfer to airport for onward flight to Mandalay. Upon you arrive in Mandalay, you local guide will meet you in the airport and escort you to hotel.

After a rest in the hotel, you will visit Mahamuni Imagewhere you will see local people pray and stick gold paper on the Buddha for blessing. You can also try to make your wish and donate money (buy) for gold paper to stick the gold paper on the statue (only man allowed to stick the gold). On the way to the Mahamuni Image, you will visit agold paper factory to see how people made the gold leaf. Visit the Shwenandaw Monastery which means ‘Golden Palace Monastery” and was built in 19th century and well known for its teak carving of Buddhist myths. Visit theKuthodaw Pagoda which is a Buddhist stupa that contains the world’s largest book of Buddhism.

Finish your day at the top of Mandalay Hill for a stunning sun set..   

Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 8 Full Day Amarapura Tour

Meals: B / L

In the morning, about 30 Mins drive to Sagaing, the capital of Sagaing Division in Myanmar and located on the Ayeyarwady River, 20 km to the southwest of Mandalay on the opposite bank of the river. Cross Innwa Bridge, built by British in 1934. Firstly you will visit the Maha Ganayon Kyaung Monastery to see hundreds of monks line up for daily meals at 10:15am. Then visit the U Bein Bridge which is 1.2 kilometers long and is the longest teakwood bridge in the world.

Continue to visit Kaung Mu Taw Pagoda; the dome shaped pagoda rises up to 46 meters. At the base of the pagoda there are 812 stone pillars, each one with a hollow and an image of a Nat in it. Continue visit to Sagaing Hill, the hill has a number of small pagodas and with many meditation centers andSoon U Ponya Shin Pagoda; it is located on Sagaing Hill. You can stop at monasteries and nunneries and talk with them while taking green tea from hot tea pot and palm-sugar.

Lunch at local restaurant in Sagaing and take a short break, then continue visit Amarapura,"City of Immortality" situated 11 km to the south of Mandalay and the ancient temple of Pahtodawgyi which was built in 1820 in the Inva ancient town. Drive back to Mandalay and rest is your own leisure.

Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 9 Flight to Chiang Mai

Flight: Internal flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement

Meals: B

Today, Enjoying your free morning until transfer to airport for flight to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival , your private guide will meet you at the airport and escort to your hotel for check in. Rest is your own leisure.  

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 10 Tour of Chiang Mai

Meals: B / L

In the morning, you will start your cultural tour of Chiang Mai. First stop at Kad Ton Payom Market, renowned for its fresh fruits and flowers, aromatic spices and northern Thai cuisine. You can participate in the local tradition of almsgiving — offering food to Buddhist monks. Continue to the Buddhist temple of Wat Umong, nestled in the forested foothills of Suthep Mountain. Learn about the Buddhist proverbs posted throughout the grounds in English and Thai before you head inside to see the impressive Buddha statue. You’ll also visit the 14th-century Wat Suan Dok, a white bell-shaped temple housing a 20-foot (6-meter) Buddha. See the large prayer hall and the unique open-sided chapel, then enjoy an opportunity to chat with a monk about Buddhism and temple life. 

After lunch, visit the Meow Hill Tribe Village where locates on the Mountain Doi Pui and it was once famous for opium cultivation. Continue to visit the Temple 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.

Day 11 Day Trip to Elephant Nature Park

Meals: B / L

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 their regional projects and offers an invaluable opportunity of helping elephant conservation.

Itinerary:

Starting From: 8:00am - 8:30am from your Chiang Mai city hotel or you must be at our office at 7:40am.

Feeding the Elephants. After unloading and distributing fruit treats you will have a chance to feed the elephants from the viewing platform.

Lunch: Enjoy a sumptuous and varied buffet of Asian and International dishes.          

Walk with our staff and the elephants to the river that skirts the park. Bathe these gentle giants as they splash around. If going into the river is not for you then watch the elephants bathe and play while you stay dry on the river bank.

Late afternoon and it`s time for goodbyes to the elephants and to Elephant Nature Park before the hour-long drive back to Chiang Mai where you will be dropped off at your accommodations.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 12 Chiang Mai- Chiang Rai

Meals: B / L

After breakfast, you will transfer to Chiang Rai. Upon arrival ,you will visit the White Temple, is an unusual Thai temple designed by artist Chalermchai Kositpipat, who mixes traditional Buddhist temple architecture with pop culture references.

After excursion, you will escort to your hotel for check in , rest is your own leisure.

Overnight in Chiang Rai.

Day 13 Doi Mae Salong - Discover Golden triangle

Meals: B / L

The golden triangle is a mysterious region for most of Indochina tour makes, today you will enjoy a full day excursion to the heart of golden triangle region.

Your fascinating day will start from morning by firstly visit the Long Neck Karen village to see the long neck hill tribe people who relocated from the Thai and Myanmar border. If it is possible, you will also able to visit a Cock Fighting near the hill tribe village. Keep driving to Mt. Doi Mae Salong and visit the Chinese village on the top of the mountain. Lunch will be at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, continue the trip to the highest peak on the Thai-Myanmar border. Doi Tung, provides an opportunity to view enrooted many different Lahu and Akha village as well as terraced farming areas and see from distance the Princess Mother's frigid flower Garden.  Doi Tung temple, built in A.D.1493, is located at the peak. Its scenery reminds one of Switzerland, features many unique images and temple architecture over looking the entire northern rice field plain.  Return to the hotel and rest of the day free at leisure. 

Overnight in Chiang Rai.

Day 14 Chiang Rai - Bangkok | Bangkok City Highlight

Flight: Internal flight include in quotation and will be on INT's arrangement

Meals: B / L

This morning, enjoying your free morning until transfer to the airport for your flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival , your private local guide from IndochinaTour.com will welcome you at the airport then escorts you to visit the Grand Palace, a beautiful example of an ancient Siamese court, and Wat Phra Kaew, home to the revered Emerald Buddha statue. Then, ride like a Local by tuk-tuk to Wat Pho temple, to behold the 150-foot-long Reclining Buddha statue. Next, explore the city’s renowned klongs(canals) by boat and cruise the Chao Phraya River. Also visit Wat Arun and the Royal Barge Museum.   

Overnight in Bangkok.

Day 15 Damnoen Saduak Floating Market /Kanchanabury and WWII

Meals: B / L

This morning visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market where you will experience the traditional Thai market with  numerous vendors selling local foods, fruits and products from their boats. Explore the market before continuing on to Kanchanburi to learn about the region's storied past and present-day culture. Made famous by the book and movie The Bridge on the River Kwai, the infamous bridge and railway is a notable part of the Kanchanaburi landscape. Visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Centre to get an understanding of the deadly, Herculean task many Thais were faced with decades ago.

Take some time to just relax here, before making your way back to Bangkok hotel.  

Overnight in Bangkok.

Day 16 Flight to Vientiane | Hotel Check in

Flight: Internal flight will arrange by Indochina Tour (TBA)

Meals: B

Today, enjoying your free morning until transfer to the airport for your flight to Vientiane. Upon arrival in Vientiane airport, your private local guide from IndochinaTour.com will welcome you at the airport then escorts you to your hotel in Vientiane City. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to relax, you can have a relaxing walk around the hotel to discover the city or stroll along the river bank to enjoy sunset.   

Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 17 Vientiane City Highlights

Meals: B / L

Vientiane, the charming capital city of Laos with rich heritage of Buddhist culture, is waiting for you to discover.

You full day city tour will take you to visit the highlights of Vientiane. Your will firstly get to know some more history of Laos by visiting the National Museum, then visit thetemple Wat Sisaket which is the oldest surviving temple with thousands of Buddhist images. The temple Wat Prakeo which housing the famous Emerald Buddha image really amazed the Indochina tour makers. Your full day Vientiane city tour will also visit the symbolic site ThatLuang Stupa and Patuxay Monument.

The rest of the day is free at your leisure.  

Overnight in Vientiane.

Day 18 Flight to Luang Prabang: Buddhist Ancient City and Temples

Flight: Domestic flight will be on Indochina Tour's arrangement

Meals: B / L

After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to the ancient city of Luang Prabang. Upon arrival, you will escort to visit the Royal Palace Museum (closed on Tuesday), which hosts a range of interesting artifacts. See the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground and representing classical Laotian architecture. Visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham.

In the afternoon, Visit the Arts and Ethnology Centre to learn about Laos’ many ethnic cultures before heading  out of town to see the weaving villages of Ban Xiengkhong and Ban Xienglek. Later this afternoon return to the city for a visit to Wat Mai. Finally climb to the top of Mount Phousi to explore the sacred, gilded stupa and a sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. Finally visit the famous Night Market, where you’ll find handmade textiles made by local and hill tribe peoplesliving in the surroundings.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 19 Boat Trip to Pak Ou Caves / Khouang Si Waterfall

Meals: B / L 

This morning, embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River. Along the way, stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where Laos rice wine and rice whiskey is produced. . You'll be able to try some and learn about the process used to make it. Then on to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves filled with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims.

Lunch will be served near the caves. You'll have the opportunity to try a local dish called "Orlam" which is a soup with vegetables and features a spicy wood that is partially edible. On return, disembark to visit the traditional weaving village of Ban Phanom, famous for its hand woven textiles.

Continue to explore the beautiful Khouang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails. 

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 20 Flight to Siem Reap | Apsara Dancing Show

Flight: Internal flight is on Indochina Tour's arrangement

Meals: B

This morning, enjoying your free time, then transfer to airport onward flight to Siem Reap,. Upon arrival, you will meet your local guide then escort to hotel.

In the evening , you will enjoy a buffet dinner with traditional Khmer Apsara Dancing Show at Angkor Village Resort. 

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 21 Angkor Thom Ancient Capital

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. 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 Ta Prohm Temple, Bayon Temple, Banteay Kdei, Baphoun, Elephant Terrace, Leper King Terrace, and the Royal Palace. First on the agenda is Ta Prohm. 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.

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.

As the sun approaches the horizon, enjoy a sunset view from the top of the pyramid-shaped temple of Pre Rup. Return to the hotel for some time to relax..

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 22 Angkor Wat & Banteay Srei: Citadel of Women

Meals: B / L

Be prepared today for 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 carving. 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.

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. 

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 23 Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Phluk, Ox cart ride

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 fun ox cart ride through the countryside,. Continue on a boat trip to enjoy the beautiful lake views and mangrove forests. Spend rest of the morning at Kompong Phluk,  the largest village on the lak , to discover the fascinating daily lifestyle of the local people who live on the water.

After lunch, you will be transferred back to hotel, rest is your own leisure. 

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 24 Farewell from Siem Reap!

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or upon request

Meals: B

Today transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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.

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  • 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.

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