Great Indochina Loop 2013-2014
29 days with Intrepid Travel Rating:
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Days 1-2 Bangkok
Escape the clamour of the capital with a boat ride down the khlongs and a visit to impressive Wat Pho.
Day 3 Chiang Mai
Climb the 300 steps to Doi Suthep temple to enjoy a panorama of Chiang Mai.
Day 4 Huay Xai
Explore remote border towns and soak up the riverside serenity of Huay Xai.
Days 5 Mekong River
Watch village life pass by while cruising along the Mekong River in Laos.
Days 6-8 Luang Prabang
Visit the Pak Ou Caves, which are adorned with thousands of carved Buddhas. Discover Laos's history in Luang Prabang before checking out the spectacular Kuang Si Falls.
Days 9-10 Vang Vieng
Get out and get active among the limestone cliffs or sit by the riverside and soak up the serenity of Vang Vieng.
Day 11 Vientiane
Explore Vientiane and pay a visit to an Intrepid Foundation-supported prosthetic limb centre.
Day 12 Hanoi
Fly to Vietnam's northern capital, Hanoi, and enjoy a traditional water puppet show.
Day 13 Halong Bay
Be enchanted by the beauty of Halong Bay. Explore caves, share a seafood feast and sleep on a junk boat.
Days 14-15 Hanoi
Experience Hanoi's seductive French charm, and visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum before travelling overnight on the Reunification Express.
Day 16 Hue
Wander the Imperial Citadel, discover the wealth of the Nguyen emperors and board a dragon boat to cruise down the serene Perfume River.
Days 17-19 Hoi An
The heritage of this port town is evident in the shuttered windows and pitched roofs of the traditional merchant houses. Packed with artisans and tailors, Hoi An is a shoppers delight.
Days 20-21 Ho Chi Minh City
Browse the bustling Ben Thanh Market then jump in a cyclo and get acquainted with the tangle of Ho Chi Minh City's streets and alleyways.
Days 22-23 Phnom Penh
Learn about Cambodia's violent past at the Killing Fields. Later, appreciate the peace of present-day Phnom Penh with a beer at a bar on breezy Sisowath Quay.
Day 24 Homestay
Enjoy a traditional dinner with a host family on a homestay.
Days 25-27 Siem Reap/ Angkor Wat
The enigmatic ruins of Angkor provide endless photo opportunities. Explore the wealth of temples dotted around Siem Reap with a local guide.
Days 28-29 Bangkok
Back in Bangkok, sip spicy specialties or hit the markets.
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Travel to the heart of Indochina on a tour that visits Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. Get set to discover something new and different every day on this ultimate trip through the region. See the hidden treasures of Chiang Mai in Thailand, visit laidback Vang Vieng in Laos, experience enchanting Halong Bay in Vietnam and discover the moving history of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Get to know the locals, sample sumptuous cuisines, sail over pristine waters and scramble through a wealth of temples on this incredible adventure through Indochina.
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800-680-2858 800-680-2858 Accommodations
Guesthouse (4 nts)
Homestay (1 nt)
Hotel (20 nts)
Overnight boat (1 nt)
Overnight sleeper train (2 nts)
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