Great Indochina Loop


Days 1-2 Bangkok
Loud, bright, chaotic and delightful, Bangkok is a city of modern excesses intermingled with simple traditions, all wrapped up in the famous smiles of the locals.


Day 3 Chiang Mai
Awash with stunning temples, fabulous markets and a lively city center, charming Chiang Mai is rich in culture and the gateway to the northern hilltribes.


Day 4 Huay Xai
The Lao border town of Huay Xai sits across the water from Thailand and is a bustling town of trade and travelers entering and leaving Laos.


Day 5 Mekong River
The Mekong River gently flows through Laos providing food, water and a transport channel for millions, as well as the aesthetic pleasures of life on the river.


Days 6-8 Luang Prabang
Nestled in the hills of northern Laos, the tranquil city of Luang Prabang is studded with ornate temples, brimming with colorful markets and enriched by French colonial architecture.


Days 9-10 Vang Vieng
Surrounded by stunning limestone karst scenery, Vang Vieng is a small haven with fascinating caves to explore, a myriad of water-based activities and a relaxed atmosphere.


Day 11 Vientiane
As the most relaxed capital in South-East Asia, Vientiane is a lovely mix of riverside calm, outstanding temples, fabulous food and charming locals.


Day 12 Hanoi
Hanoi is famous for its tranquil lake settings, French-colonial architecture, ancient temples, delectable cuisine and as the resting place of the revered former leader, Ho Chi Minh.


Day 13 Halong Bay
Halong Bay is a place of surreal beauty, with ethereal limestone islands jutting out of jade waters and atmospheric caves and grottoes carved out by time.


Days 14-15 Hanoi
With a vibrant Old Quarter to explore, delicious food to discover and a city where ancient meets modern with ease, no wonder Hanoi is a favorite with travelers.


Day 16 Hue
As the former imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue holds the treasures of Vietnam’s royal past and is a curious mix of bustling streets and tranquil settings.


Days 17-19 Hoi An
With lantern-lit streets, vibrant markets, skilled tailors, artisan shops, ancient houses, colorful temples and beautiful smiles, Hoi An is a Vietnamese wonderland.


Days 20-21 Ho Chi Minh City
Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is an exciting and dynamic city brimming with street vendors, cyclos, temples, shops and colonial architecture.


Days 22-23 Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh celebrates life with optimism and color, and there are a wealth of riverside eateries, bustling markets and historic sites – both tragic and inspiring – to discover.


Day 24 Homestay
Push the curtain aside on real Cambodian life on a homestay with a local family. Share a traditional dinner, sleep in simple bedding and make new friends.


Days 25-27 Siem Reap/Angkor Wat
A vibrant nightlife, mouth-watering food, a time-worn French feel and certain famous temples on its doorstep – Siem Reap is a little town with a big, pulsating heart.
Immense, awe-inspiring, extraordinary – the Angkor Wat temples are all this and much more. Built in the 12th century, this former Khmer city is nothing short of spectacular.


Days 28-29 Bangkok
Bangkok is more than just colorful city streets, khlongs (canals) weave their way through suburbs, forest parks green up the city and Buddhist temples help bring serenity.

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