25 Days Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar Highlights Tour

 INT-VCLM-25 25 Days Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar Highlights Tour

Believe it or not, no matter how many times you get to Indochina, you will never get tired of those stunning landscapes and their glorious history. You can choose us to lead you to discover the diverse wonders of Indochina with this tour. This total 25-day journey will show you the deep beauty of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar.

In Vietnam, you will cruise on a boat to see the dramatic karst scenery in Halong Bay, discover the mysterious Mykong River, attracted by the charm of Hoi An, enjoy the beautiful beaches in Danang, step back into the previous dynasty of Vietnam in Hue. In Cambodia, you will do nothing but indulge yourself in the awe-inspiring temples of Angkor to acquaint with the history and culture of this great country. In Laos, allow yourself to appreciate those glittering Buddhist temples and talk with locals on the way. In Myanmar, prepare to be amazed by the shimmering glided temples and the unrivaled green landscapes.


PLACES VISITED Saigon - Danang - Hue - Hanoi - Halong - Siem Reap - Luang Prabang - Yangon - Bagan - Inle - Mandalay

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.


Trip Highlights

  • Vietnam :Cruise on Halong Bay, visit Hoian Ancient Town, relaxon the sandy beach, explore the colonial Saigon (Ho Chi Minh),and boat cruise to Mekong Delta.
  • Cambodia: Discover the splendid temples of Angkor. Walk alongthe stilted houses of a floating village at Tonle Sap
  • Laos:Experience the elephant camp and excursion to Kuang SiWaterfalls.
  • Myanmar: Visit the awesome Bagan pagodas and the colorfulreclining buddha in Yangon.

At a Glance

Saigon(2 nights)

Danang(3 night)

Hue(2 nights)

Hanoi(2 nights)

Halong Bay(2 night)

Siem Reap(3 night)

Luang Prabang(3 night)

Yangon(2 night)

Bagan(2 night)

Inle Lake(2 night)

Mandalay(1 night)

Itinerary Day by Day

25 Days Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar Highlights Tour

Day 1 Arrive Saigon

Flights:International Fligfht to be clients own arrangement


Welcome to Vietnam! Upon arrival in Saigon, your local tour guide and driver will welcome you at the airport thenescorts you to hotel. Check in hotel and rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Saigon

Day 2 Saigon/My Tho/Saigon

Meals: Breakfast

Today you will discover the Mekong River and villages at the Mekong Delta region, essential to Vietnamese lifeYour private guide and car will take you to the remote My Tho. This burgeoning capital rests in the Mekong Deltaand is surrounded by beautiful countryside known as the "rice basket of Vietnam". First you'll Vinh Trang Pagodawhich is decorated with mosaics made from broken pottery. Overlooked by a tall white Buddha, it is set amongstlovely 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 atthe Tortoise Island where you'll enjoy lunch in the orchard.

You'll come back to Ho Chi Minh City to visit the Reunification Palace, which was the home to the President ofSouth Vietnam during the War, and the place of the end of the war during the fall of Saigon. The Notre DameCathedral constructed by French colonists during their settlement. Across the road is the Old Saigon Post Office aneoclassical architectural building which is considered one of the main tourist attractions in the city.

Overnight in Saigon.

Day 3 Saigon/Danang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Flights:Internal flight arranged by Indochina Tour

Enjoying your free morning breakfasr at hotel , then you will be transfer to Chi Minh City airport for onward flightto Danang.

Upon arrival, you will meet your local guide there and transfer to hotel for check in. and rest of the time at yourleisure.

Day 4 Danang/Hoi An/Danang

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

In the morning, you'll transfer to the My Son Holy Land. Tucked in the mountains up winding roads with sereneviews, lay the 4th century My Son Holy Land ruins. The surrounding mountains are strictly forbidden from living ordevelopment. The ruins lay in a beautiful surrounding mountainous landscape. You'll enter the temples while yourtour guide gives you the history and stories of the Cham and the site. Afterward, you'll watch an Apsara shownearby the site, passed through the Cham tradition. The show features live music and colorful costumes.Transfer back to hotel after the tour, rest of the day is at leisure.

In the afternoon, visi the you'll continue to visit Hoi An Ancient Town. This town features the 16th century Hoi Anport town in its preserved state. You'll start the day visiting the Museum of Trade Ceramics. This museum housesart and pottery dating from the 1,500s to the 1,700s. Then you'll briefly visit the Chua Ong Pagoda, a temple fromthe 17th century which features China's influence in the region. You'll continue through the Ancient Town as thestreets take on a magic of their own with old lanterns, French-style houses, intricately carved wooden doors andmore. You'll take a stroll 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 thenapproach the Japanese Covered Bridge. This bridge has connected the Chinese and Japanese sides of town overthe waterway for centuries. The old wooden structure has shown amazing resilience for more than 400 years. Atdusk, enjoy walking along the riverside as colorful lanterns light up the town.

Day 5 Danang

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy full day free time at leisure. You may relax and enjoy the beach in Danang

Day 6 Danang/Hue

Meals: Breakfast,Lunch

Enjoy some relaxing time in the morning until transfer to Hue in the afternoon. Hue, the ancient capital ofVietnam, it is well known for its historic monuments which have earned it a place in UNESCO’s World HeritageSites. In the evening, enjoy a royal dinner in a royal residence with a descendant of the imperial family, it is aunique experience for you to experience the imperial life in ancient time.

Day 7 Hue

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a half-day city tour to visit Hue Citadel - Vietnam’s former imperial capital and recognized by UNESCO as aWorld Heritage site. With an area of 500ha and a system of three circles of ramparts, namely from outside toinside: Kinh Thanh Hue (Hue Capital Citadel), Hoang Thanh (Royal Citadel) and Tu Cam Thanh (Forbidden Citadel)and Khai Dinh Tomb, Hue Citadel is the result of the interminglement of many architectural trends: European andAsian, as well as ancient and modern. After that, visit Tu Duc Tomb and Dong Ba market for shopping .

Day 8 Hue/Danang/Hanoi

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Flights:Internal flight arranged by Indochina Tour

After breakfast, transfer to Danang airport for onward flight to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam.Hanoi, moderncapital of Vietnam, featured for its oriental style old buildings, luxuriant trees along street, local market, motor-bikes, etc,Dinner at the Thang Long Opera Theatre for a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.

Day 9 Hanoi

Meals: Breakfast

This morning, A city tour in Hanoi will give you the impression of oriental. In the city tour, you will visit theHochiminh Mausoleum and his former, the One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Vietnam useum of Ethnologyor Vietnam History Museum, Hoan Kiem Lake and a Cyclo tour to the old quarter of Hanoi.

Day 10 Hanoi/Halong Bay

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After a light breakfast, we will drive Halong City for the Halong Bay Cruise. Upon arrival, you will board the cruiseship for a relaxing Halong Bay Cruise through the stunning Halong Bay. You could be absolute relax by lying downon the sun deck to enjoy the beautiful scenery and sun shine. A shore excursion will bring you to discover abeautiful cave, visit a local fishing village with opportunity to interact with local people. When the sun become adrop of burning gold that slid nearer the sea horizon, enjoy your dinner while enjoying a charming sun set.

Sample itinerary of 2 days Paradise Halong Bay Cruise FIRST DAY

Your heavenly journey across Halong Bay starts around noon on Tuan Chau Island at the doorstep of Vietnam'smost fascinating wonder. As the vessel sets sails, you will be greeted by Paradise Crew and Cruise Manager whowill aim throughout your stay at providing you with the highest standards of service for a pure pleasure andutmost comfort onboard our luxury facilities in the stunning surroundings. Discover some of the treasuresdisseminated across the Bay of the Descending Dragon during the afternoon: fascinating caves, pristine beaches,picturesque floating villages, fantastic rock formations rising up out of emerald water. While onboard, you cantake advantage at leisure of our Spa, Beauty & Massage services; surrounded by a stunning setting in motion, youwill attend our chef's cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking.Defined to be one of the highlights of your Paradise stay, a highly refined, innovative and varied cuisine will bepresented for Lunch and Dinner in the elegant dining-room, accompanied by a wide selection of wines andbeverages from around the world.

Day 11 Halong Bay

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Greeting by the morning sun rise from the sea horizon, you can join a Thai Chi lesson for some morning exercisebefore breakfast. Visit a limestone grotto in the morning and disembark around 11:00 am then transfer to hotelfor checking in. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Halong Bay.

Sample itinerary of 2 days Paradise Halong Bay Cruise

SECOND DAY Early birds can attend a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck at the break of dawn. Start the dayenjoying some Paradise delights with a colourful buffet breakfast. Continue exploring Halong Bay sailing across its2000 islets and visiting some of its major highlights. Your Paradise Cruise will come to an end on Tuan Chau Islandbetween 10.30am and 11.00am.

Day 12 Halong Bay/Hanoi/Siem Reap

Flights:Internal flight arranged by Indochina Tour

Meals: Dinner

This Morning, transfer to airport for onward flight to Siem Reap. The city where the famous world wonder Angkor Wat Temple locates. Upon arrival at Siem Reap airport, you willmeet your local guide then escort to hotel.

In the evening, enjoy a dinner with traditional Cambodian Apsara Dancing show. Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 13 Siem Reap

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, you'll begin your explorations of the remains of an ancient civilization that once ruled much ofSoutheast Asia. Today, you'll be visiting the ancient capital city of Angkor Thom. On your way to Angkor Thom, you’ll catch a glimpse of the front of Angkor Wat as you pass by, which will leave you with a tingling feeling on theback of your neck as you take your first glance of the enormity and wonder of the largest religious complex to everexist.

However, we’ll be saving the best for last as you go on today to see some other equally impressive structures of TaProhm Temple, Bayon Temple, Banteay Kdei, Baphoun, Elephant Terrace, Leper King Terrace, and the RoyalPalace.

First on the agenda is Ta Prohm. Worn by time, rain, and overpowered by the jungle, this immaculate structurehidden under canopy will leave you feeling like you’ve stepped into the movie set of a treasure hunt adventure.Your private tour guide will give you the history and stories passed through oral tradition.After you’ve had lunch, your exploits will continue as you visit Banteay Kdei ("Citadel of Chambers”). You’ll alsovisit Victory Gate, Terrace of the Leper King, the Royal Palace, Baphuon and Bayon. Bayon sets itself apart with itsalmost 200 smiling faces, sure to make you feel welcomed on your second day to the Kingdom of Wonders. Withits winding tunnels, chambers, and daring climbs, Bayon will give you many picturesque moments to keep yourcamera busy. As the sun approaches the horizon, you'll enjoy a sunset from the top of the pyramid-shaped temple

Day 14 Siem Reap

Meals: Breakfast

Today, you’ll experience the temple relics in a way that will really let you feel like you’ve escaped the 20th centuryand traveled a thousand years back to a time when life was simple and nature was surreal.

After breakfast, you will visit the Banteay Srey Temple which is famed as pink stone temple, it is famous for itsbeautiful stone statues.

Then you’ll go for a gondola ride through the moats of Angkor Thom to see the vast ruins of the Khmer Empire atits peak. Close your eyes and smell the sweet perfume of the romdoul flowers growing wild on the shore mixedwith the scent of lotus flowers bobbing in the water.

Finally, be prepared today to enjoy one of the Seven Wonders of the World: Angkor Wat. At this point, you mostprobably have gotten glimpses of the towers over treetops and the gates in front in passing. But now you’ll finallyget to satiate that curiosity that’s grown in the last few days.

Enter Angkor Wat and learn about the stories and amazing architecture that has stunned archeologists leavingmore questions than answers. Angkor Wat possesses some of the most intricate and longest stone carvings in theworld. This complex is four times the size of the Vatican City making it the largest religious site in the world. Spendthe morning adventuring through the many passages, levels, and exploring chambers that once housed one manytreasures of the ancient world. It will be an experience you won’t forget. Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 15 Siem Reap/Luang Prabang

Flights: Internal flight arranged by Indochina Tour

Meals: Breakfast

In the morning, visit a half day excursion to the biggest Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake—Tonle Sap Lake.You will firstly enjoy a fun ox cart ride through the countryside, continue to have a boat trip to enjoy the beautifullake view and mangrove forest on the lake, then spend rest of the morning at the largest village on the lake whichis called Kompong Phluk, to discover the fascinating daily lives of the local people who leave on the water.

Then transfer to airport onward to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival you will be transfer to hotel for checking in, nighttime for your own leisure. overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 16 Luang Prabang

Meals: Breakfast

Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups atBan Ouay, a Hmong village, Ban Ou a Laoloum village and Ban Thapene, Khmu villages. This then takes us to thebeautiful Khouang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the foresttrails. We then return to Luang Prabang.

We then embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of thetranquil countryside, before reaching the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands ofgold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Along the way, we stop at the villageof Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine. On return, we disembark the boat to visit traditional villages,and continue taking a short drive to Ban Phanom, a village famous for its hand weaving.

Day 17 Luang Prabang

Meals: Breakfast

We start our city tour with a visit to the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts fromthe Royal period in Luang Prabang. We continue to visit the city’s oldest temples, the magnificent Wat Xiengthongwith its roof sweeping low to the ground, representing classical Lao architecture, the impressive stupa of WatVisoun and the shrine of Wat Aham. The Art and Ethnology Centre to learn about the culture and history of someof the diverse ethnic groups those make up the rich tapestry of the population of Laos.

Then we start our exciting day trip by leaving Luang Prabang by car. You will proceed to the Nam Khan valleyabout 15 km out of town to reach the beautiful "Elephant Village". The rugged mountains in front of you and thegreen lush countryside is the setting for the ultimate elephant experience. Here we find time to relax and the rightplace for great activities.

Now you will be introduced to our protected Asian elephants in the project area and start your scenic elephantride. Enjoy the new perspective and the wonderful nature on this 1 hr. ride through the Nam Khan River andforest. Afterwards a boat will take you to the amazing cascades and pools of the Tad Sae waterfalls. (Waterfalldries between February & August.)

Day 18 Luang Prabang/Yangon

Flights:Internal flight arranged by Indochina Tour

Meals: Breakfast,Dinner

After breakfast, transfer to airport for onward flight to Yangon. Upon arrive, the guide will meet you at Yangonairport, then escort to hotel check in . Rest is your own leisure. In the evening , a royal style buffect dinner willserve on marble boat.

Day 19 Yangon

Meals: Breakfast

This morning, visit the downtown Area with the Old City Hall, and Maharbandoola Park. Then, take a stroll alongColonial Buildings ending at the old Strand Hotel, the adjacent Australian Embassy, Her Majesty British Embassy,and Red-bricked General Post Office. And then drive to Botahtaung Pagoda which featured by its goldendecoration inside the pagoda. Finish the day by visit the most significant Pagoda Shwedagon, which the globalscholars describe as One of Wonders in The World. Shwedagon plays very important role in the Old BurmeseHistory not only standing as the holiest structure for the Buddhist all over the world. Enjoy the sunset over thepagoda

Day 20 Yangon/Bagan

Flights:Internal flight arranged by Indochina Tour

Meals: Breakfast

Transfer to airport for domestic flight to Bagan. 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 Pagodawhich 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 climbup to the top of the Shesandaw Pagoda for sun set then take the horse cart back to hotel. It is a unforgettablefeeling of taking the horse cart ride on the off road treks through the pagodas when its quiet in dusk. Overnightin Bagan

Day 21 Bagan

Meals: Breakfast

Enjoy a free day in Bagan.

You can relax in hotel, or take a biking tour through the pagoda area to discover more interesting sites of Bagan.

Day 22 Bagan/Heho/Inle Lake

Flights:Internal flight arranged by Indochina Tour

Meal: Breakfast

Enjoy some relaxing time in the morning.

Transfer to airport for onward fly to Heho. Upon arrive in Heho, your guide and driver will escorts you to Inle Lake.Check in hotel and rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 23 Inle Lake


Full-day Sight-seeings of Inle Lake start with a morning 5-day traditional market at a village on the lake or on theshore of the lake. Here at Inle Lake, the markets come on 5-day basis. Besides the Inthars, some tribal ladies suchas Pa-O, Pa Laung can also be seen at the market selling their farm produce and afterwards they go back to theirvillages on the mountain with the purchase of what they need for the household. The market is a photoopportunity for you. Then visit the Phaung Daw Oo pagoda which is the Holiest Religious Stupa housing 5 buddhaimages, Silk Weaving village (lotus fabrics weaving technique can also be seen unique only in here!), Blacksmith,Cheroot or Myanmar Cigar factory, the nature of Inthars, Lake Residents with their Floating Garden. Here you willalso find the Long Neck ethnic people who move from Thai border to this village. Visit the Jumping Cat monasterywhich is the oldest one with antique Shan-style Buddhas and Buddhas’ alters. Enjoy the cat show at themonastery.

In the afternoon, continue by boat to Indein Ruined Pagoda Complex along a small river that sustains Inle Lake byflowing into it. Passing the Large green Myanmar Bamboo forests on the way, you will reach the Ruined Indeinpagodas that stand on the hill slope providing a panoramic view to the lake. Overnight in Inle Lake.

Day 24 Inle Lake/Mandalay

Flights:Internal flight arranged by Indochina Tour


After breakfast, you will be transfer to airport onward flight to Mandalay. Upon Arrival in Mandalay, your tourguide and driver will welcome you at the airport then escorts you to hotel. After check in and a short rest, you willstart a half day tour in Mandalay, to have your first impression of the country.

You will firstly visit Mahamuni Buddha Image situated on the outskirts of Mandalay City highly venerated andadored by Mandalay Citizens. The Image is believed to have been here from Arakan State, another Kingdom in18th Century situated at Western Coastal Line as a war trophy. As if all the gold leaves beaten in Mandalay cameupon the image, Gold leaves offered by the worshippers form the lumps on the robe of Buddha. Then visit theHandicrafts Workshops such as Gold Leaf Beating, Stone Carvings, Bronze Casting, Marionette and Wood Carvingsand so on. Mandalay having built as new Royal Capital City, the king gave plots for the Arts and Craftsmanshiparound the Palace City and so Mandalay has become the center of all of Myanmar Traditional Handicrafts. Then,check-in at the hotel and take a rest for a while.

In the afternoon, visit Kuthodaw Pagoda which is known as the world biggest book of the world, Golden PalaceMonastery where you can see the best wood-carvings. The monastery was at first in the Palace City wall and 5years before the British Annexation, it was dismantled and reassembled to the present site to be donated to thevenerable monks. The Golden Palace so called because the interior and exterior surfaces of wood structure havebeen gilt with millions of Gold Leaves that are fabricated in Mandalay. Finally, go up Mandalay Hill to enjoy thepanoramic view of the city with sunset.Overnight in Mandalay.

Day 25 Mandalay/Bangkok/Home

Flights:International Fligfht to be clients own arrangement


Enjoy your free time in Mandalay. Then transfer to airport for onward flight to Bangkok and transit home flight.

Service End

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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