30 Days Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand Tour

INT-VCLT-VCLTT30  30 Days Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand Tour

This 30 days tour from Vietnam to Cambodia, Laos and Thailand is designed for those who want a panorama view of the best of Indochina, including the historical cultural heritages, the ancient temples and pagodas, and the marvelous natural landscapes with authentic life style of the local people.

Your trip will start from Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam and then you will enjoy a leisure cruise in Halong Bay. To keep moving to central Vietnam, you will visit Hoi An Ancient Town and relax on the sandy beach. Your Vietnam tour will end u at the colonial Saigon (Ho Chi Minh) with a boat cruise to the Melkong Delta in southern Vietnam. After the trip in Vietnam, you will have a tour in Cambodia to fully explore the world-famous Angkor Wat and visit the floating village at Tonle Sap Lake. Then, you will continue your journey to Luang Prabang, the ancient Buddhist city in Laos, explore the cultural heritages, experience the elephant camp and take an excursion to Kuang Si Waterfalls. Next, transfer to Thailand, have a really relaxing time at Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai. You can both discover the city and historical attractions. At the end of the tour, have a cozy time in Phuket.


PLACES VISITEDHanoi - Halong Bay - Hoi An - Saigon - Siem Reap - Luang Prabang - Chiang Rai - Chiang Mai - Phuket

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.


Trip Highlights

  • Vietnam: Cruise on Halong Bay, visit Hoian Ancient Town, Cooking class, explore the colonial Saigon (Ho Chi Minh), and boat cruise to Mekong Delta.
  • Cambodia: Discover the splendid temples of Angkor. Walk along the stilted houses of a floating village at Tonle Sap.
  • Laos:excursion to Kuang Si Waterfalls
  • Thailand: Soak up the contrasting cultural splendor of Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai. Relaxing on the beach of Phuket.

At a Glance

Hanoi(5 nights)

Halong Bay(1 night)

Hoi An(3 nights)

Saigon(2 nights)

Can Tho(1 night)

Siem Reap(4 nights)

Luang Prabang(3 nights)

Pakbeng(1 night)

Chiang Rai(3 nights)

Chiang Mai(3 nights)

Phuket(3 nights)

Chiang Rai(2 nights)

Chiang Mei(3 nights)

Bangkok(3 nights)

Itinerary Day by Day

30 Days Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand Tour

Day 1 Welcome to Hanoi!

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement

Welcome to Vietnam! Upon arrival, our guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to Hotel for check in. then rest are at your leisure.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 Leisure Day in Hanoi | Water Puppet Show

Meals: B / D

Today is at your leisure to recuperating your physical power after a long time flight.

The evening will start with a Water Puppet Show performed by the world renowned Thang Long Opera House. This performance features a talent unique to Vietnam. You'll watch as water puppets perform the folklore legends of Vietnam while live ethnic music sets the mood.

After the show, you’ll enjoy traditional Vietnamese cuisine at Indochina Restaurant which features a French colonial style with imperial overtures.

Once you finish your dinner, you'll be escorted to your hotel.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3 Hanoi – the 100 Year Old City

Meals: B / L

Today you will start the tour at 11:00am to the Tran Quoc Pagoda. This 1,400 year old temple features ten tiers enclosed by gardens, including a bodhi tree grown from a cutting of the original Buddhist tree under which Buddha sat. Stroll around HoanKiem Lake where you’ll see the Tortoise Tower perched on the water. Enjoy a half hour cyclo tour through Hanoi’s the Old Quarter. The cyclo is a historic mode of transportation in the cities of Vietnam where a cyclist leads you while you sit in a canopied seat affixed to the front. Next, visit Hoa Lo Prison and One Pillar Pagoda, situated on a pillar made of a single stone, in the midst of a lotus pond. This pagoda was built by a 9th century emperor who saw it in a dream and regarded this as divine inspiration to recreate the structure in his vision. After the tour transfer back to hotel.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 4 Half Day Bat Trang Potery Village

Meals: B

Go to Bat Trang Village - a famous Vietnamese Traditional Pottery Village, 15km from Hanoi. It was found 500 years ago, producing handicrafts with a unique style in special characteristics; design; coloration; sculpture... The history includes many years of research into forms, models, decorations. Enjoy the tour for your own experience about Bat Trang pottery.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 5 Hanoi - HalongBay ,Full day Halong Bay cruise

Meals: B / L / D

Start at 8:00 am with private transfer to Halong City. Upon arrival, you will board the cruise ship for a relaxing Halong Bay Cruise through the stunning Halong Bay. Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave– the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.Cruising to Titov Island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay. When the sun become a drop of burning gold that slid nearer the sea horizon, enjoy your dinner while enjoying a charming sun set. 

Overnight on Board.

Day 6 Half day Halong Bay Cruise – Transfer to Hanoi| The Quintessence of Tonkin

Meals: B / L

Greeting by the morning sun rise from the sea horizon, you can join a Thai Chi lesson for some morning exercise before breakfast. Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Drum Cave and disembark around 11:00 am then transfer back to Hanoi. And one highlight that's shinning in the evening today is The Quintessence of Tonkin. Enjoy a marvelous spectacle bringing you closer to Vietnam's history and tradition, Immerse yourself into the amazing performance and admire the dancers' and local farmers' show skills, Hear the peaceful sound and experience the atmosphere of serene village life in Vietnam.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 7 Hanoi fly to Danang

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

Meals: B

Enjoy your free morning today until transfer to airport for flight to Danang, upon arrive your local guide will be waiting for you at the airport and ready to transfer you to the hotel, the rest of the day free at your own leisure.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8 Century Cham Ruins and Hoi An Ancient Port Town

Meals: B / L

In the morning, travel to the My Son Holy Land. Tucked in the mountains up winding roads with serene views,the 4th century My Son Holy Land ruins. The surrounding mountains are strictly forbidden for living or development. The ruins lie in a beautiful mountainous landscape. Enter the temples to hear all about the history and stories of the Cham people and this holy site. 

In the afternoon, continue on to the Ancient Capital of Hoi An, which features the 16th century port town in its preserved state. Visit the Museum of Trade Ceramics which houses art and pottery dating from the 1,500’s to the 1,700’s. Continue on a brief visit the Chua Ong Pagoda, a temple from the 17th century featuring China's influence in the region. Enter the Ancient Town as the streets take on a magic of their own with old lanterns, French-style houses, intricately carved wooden doors and more Take a walk through the Old Tam Ky House to see it's imperial styles meshed with French overtures. Continue on to stroll along the river and see traditional boats and locals on bicycles passing by. You'll then approach the Japanese Covered Bridge which for centuries connected the Chinese and Japanese sides of town over the waterway. The old wooden structure has shown amazing resilience for more than 400 years.

At dusk, enjoy walking along the riverside as colorful lanterns light up the town. Then return to your hotel for an evening of relaxation.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 9 Full Day Cooking Class with Kumquat Hoi An

Meals: B / L

Today, Visit the Hoi An colorful market, and experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this busy market. We will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and purchase some of the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later. Most of the classes we run at the Kumquat BBQ Restaurant & Cooking Class are hands-on, allowing you full involvement in the cooking process. The lessons run for 3 hours. We try to create a very social, friendly environment in our classes and everyone cooks as part of a team. Class begins with an introduction from the chefs, who will then demonstrate and explain the recipes. Working in groups, hands-on the class you will prepare & cook 4 dishes (see from menu ). During this time the chefs are continually on hand to answer questions and assist you. At the end of the class everyone sits down to enjoy what they have made. Recipes from the class will be made available to you so you can recreate them at home.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 10 Flight to Saigon | Hotel Check in

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

Meals: B

Today, transfer to airport for flight to Saigon, upon arrive you will transfer to hotel for check in. the rest of the day free at your own leisure.

Overnight in Saigon.

Day 11 Full Day Best of Saigon

Meals: B / L

This morning, you will start to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. Discover these amazing systems developed by the guerrillas fighting in the Vietnam War. You'll have an opportunity to see the various weapons used in the war on display. Then learn about the innovative ways the guerrillas survived and fought back in the war. The impressive underground system they built remains to tell the story of the Vietnam War.

In the afternoon, see the highlights of Saigon and learn the history of these iconic landmarks.

You’ll explore some of the most important sights in Ho Chi Minh. Start by visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral. Constructed by French colonists during their settlement, discoverits significance as the largest cathedral in Southeast Asia. Across the road is the Old Saigon Post Office, a neoclassical architectural building considered one of the main attractions in the city. Visit the Reunification Palace, home of South Vietnam’s President during the war. Then stop is Cholon, the Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh. Explore the thickly settled district rife with tea-houses and pagodas, and the famous Binh Tay Market.  Finish the afternoon with a visit to the Emperor Jade Pagoda. Also known as the Tortoise pagoda, this figurine-filled place of worship is considered by many to be Saigon's finest. 

Overnight in Saigon.

Day 12 Saigon - Can Tho Mekong Delta Discovery

Meals: B / L

Today you will discover the Mekong River and villages at the Mekong Delta region, essential to Vietnamese life

Your private guide and car will take you to the remote My Tho.This burgeoning capital rests in the Mekong Delta and is surrounded by beautiful countryside known as the "rice basket of Vietnam". First you'll Vinh Trang Pagoda which is decorated with mosaics made from broken pottery. Overlooked by a tall white Buddha, it is set amongst lovely gardens packed with flowers, shrubs, lotus pools and tombs and ornate gates which provide entry. Next, you'll take a boat ride along the river to view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages. You'll stop at the Tortoise Island where you'll enjoy lunch in the orchard.

After lunch (own expense) you'll visit AnKhanh, a small village that specializes in fruit orchards and coconut sweets. If time permits, you can take a short cycling trip through the island. Then enjoy seasonal fruit, honey tea, and delicious coconut candies all to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by locals.When the tour is finished, you'll transfer to Can Tho.

Upon arrive in Can Tho, you will check in hotel and have a rest.

In the evening, you may wander around the night market in the centre of the small town, or enjoy some drinks at the riverside bars.

Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 13 Can Tho - Saigon –Siem Reap| Morning Floating Market

Flight: Internal flight will be on INT's Arrangement

Meals: B / L

Rise early in the morning for breakfast at your hotel where your private guide and driver will meet you to escort you to the pier of Can Tho for an adventure on the river. Your motor boat and captain will greet you and help you on board. You'll be taken to the largest floating market in Can Tho where local farmers bring their bulk produce for sale. The trip there will see the banks with various flowers scattered throughout.

When you arrive at the market, you'll see boats with colorful fruits and vegetables local to the region being traded in bulk. After this, you'll venture up narrow canals to find a local fruit farm hidden in the natural landscape of the creek. You'll have the chance to see local fruits such as mango, limes, jack fruit, durian and more being grown. Then you'll have the chance to sit and enjoy fresh cut fruit before returning to town by boat.

After the tour, relax at hotel for short time and check out, then you will be driven back to Ho Chi Minh airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, guide will meet and escort to your hotel for checking in, rest is your own leisure. 

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 14 Angkor Thom Ancient Capital & Angkor Wat

Meals: B / L

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 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 afternoon,be prepared today for one of the Seven Wonders of the World: Angkor Wat.

Enter Angkor Wat and to view it's 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.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 15 Tonle Sap Lake, KompongPhluk, Ox cart ride

Meals: B / L

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, Continueon a boat trip to enjoy the beautiful lake views and mangrove forests. Spend rest of the morning at KompongPhluk, the largest village on the lak , to discover the fascinating daily lifestyle of the local people who live on the water. Rest of your own leisure. 

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 16 Day in the Life

Meals: B / L

Your host family welcomes you into their home and lives for the day, learn about a day in the life of a typical village, visit the local Pagoda and school if possible and learn out about village customs and culture gaining new insights and experiences.

Activities on the tour may include planting rice, harvesting or transplanting rice depending on the time of year.  Other activities include weaving thatch for roof repairs, weaving wall panels, planting vegetable crops, tree planting, making prahoc or rice wine.  Every tour is different and activities will depend on the time of year, family needs and goings on in the village. On each tour you will also have the opportunity to plant a fruit tree for your host family providing a future food and potential income source.

These families receive a small payment for being the host family and a larger contribution is made to a village fund that is used for special village projects like water filters and water wells. We work with the families to determine the projects that need to be undertaken.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 17 Half day Visiting The Local Kids, Flight to Luang Prabang

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

Meals: B

Your guide and driver will collect you from hotel then transfer you to Siem Reap's Little Angles Orphanage School. This is where we can get to know how the local kids live a childhood.

Then drive to airport for next station Luang Prabang, Upon arrival in airport, your private local guide from IndochinaTour.com will welcome you at the airport then escorts you to your hotel.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 18 Khouang Si Waterfall and Ban Chan

Meals: B / L

Today we cross the Mekong River by boat, to the picturesque village of Ban Chan, a pottery village.  We then visit the morning Phousi Market, where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, a Hmong village, Ban Ou a Laoloum village and Ban Thapene, a Khmu village. This then takes us to the beautiful Khuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails. We then return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 19 Rice Paddies, Living land Farm

Meals: B / L

This morning, you’ll experience the process of making rice at a Living Land Farm, a community enterprise just outside of Luang Prabang, which promotes professional organic farming right next to village rice paddies. Join the interactive rice farming experience which actively benefits the local community, who showcase and maintain their traditional ways. Learn about bamboo weaving, tool and trap making, gardening and even blacksmithing. A Laos specialty lunch will be served as well.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 20 River Cruisesto Border of Laos and Thailand

Meals: B / L

Luang Prabang – Pakbeng: We will pick you up at your hotel in Luang Prabang. The boat leaves the main pier at 7 am. For the cruise upstream to Pakbeng we stop to visit the Pak Ou caves. There are two caves ‘Tham Ting’ and ‘ThamPhoum. There are thousands of Buddhist images and a great view of the Mekong cruise. A buffet lunch is served on board. You will arrive at Pakbeng to check in at your own hotel

Overnight in Pakbeng.

Day 21 River Cruisesto Border of Laos and Thailand| Transfer to Chiang Rai

Meals: B / L

Pakbeng – Huayxai:

Wake up early in the morning. After breakfast the boat leaves at 7 am and you will enjoy the Mekong River view along the way. We will show you the Khmu village (hill tribe) after that. A buffet lunch is served on board. The boat arrives in HuayXai before 5 pm.

Upon arrive in HuayXai pier, you will transfer to Chiang Rai for hotel check in .

Overnight in Chiang Rai.

Day 22 Full Day relaxing in Chiang Rai

Meals: B

After a long day on the boat yesterday, today is free at our own leisure.

Overnight in Chiang Rai.

Day 23 Doi Mae Salong - Discover Golden Striangle

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 Fightingnear 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 24 Chiang Rai | Chiang Mai

Meals: B

After breakfast this morning you will be transfer to Chiang Mai which take around 3 hour on the way you will visit the White Temple, is an unusual Thai temple designed by artist ChalermchaiKositpipat, who mixes traditional Buddhist temple architecture with pop culture references.   Upon arrive visit the 14th-century Wat SuanDok, 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

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 25 Tour of Chiang Mai

Meals: B / L

In the morning, 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. Keep driving around 30 minutes to Chiang Mai, 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 26 Full Day 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.

Overnight in Chiang Mai.

Day 27 Flight to Phuket

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

Meals: B

Enjoy your free morning until transfer to airport for flight to Phuket. Rest 3 day is for your own beach leisure.

Overnight in Phuket.

Day 28 Phuket | Full day of your leisure

Meals: B

Today belongs to your own arrangement, enjoy your beach relaxing in Phuket.

Overnight in Phuket.

Day 29 Phuket | Full day of your leisure

Meals: B

Today is belong to your own arrangement, enjoy your beach relaxing in Phuket.

Overnight in Phuket.

Day 30 Farewell from Phuket

Flight: International flight will be on client own arrangement

Meals: B

Enjoy your free morning today until transfer to airport for your flight back home.

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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.

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