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Epic Indochina Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Cambodia
  • Lao People~s Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam

Trips of a lifetime don't come around often, but this 40-day tour through Southeast Asia is truly worthy of the term "epic." This circuit takes you through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos with a diverse itinerary of bustling cities, beautiful beaches, and rural villages that most tourists have never ever heard of. This itinerary stands apart with a three-day trek through forest terrain to meet northern Thailand's local hilltribes, as well as a free day to explore the brilliantly-blue waters of Ko Pha-Ngan a few days later. With a Chief Experience Officer (CEO) at the helm of this adventure and a crew of explorers that are just as excited to check out the sites as you are, you'll in for an incredible ride.


Highlights

Witness sunrise over Angkor Wat, Eat your way through Ho Chi Minh's street food, Stay overnight in a local village, Trek through the rugged forests of northern Thailand, Swim in Ko Pha
Ngan's idyllic lagoons, explore the magnificent caves of Phong Nha


What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Local Khmer Meal, Siem Reap Your G for Good Moment: Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch, Hoi An Your G for Good Moment: Mekong River Homestay & Baci Ceremony, Muang Pakbèng Your G for Good Moment: Kao Thep Pitak Community
Owned Farm & Meal, Ban Ta Khun Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Big Night Out Moment: Siem Reap Your Discover Moment: Phnom Penh Your Local Living Moment: Home Meal, Chambok Your Discover Moment: Ho Chi Minh City Your Discover Moment: Luang Prabang Your Discover Moment: Chiang Mai Your Discover Moment: Bangkok. Guided tour of Angkor Wat temple complex. Orientation walks in Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hanoi, Phnom Penh, and Luang Prabang. Halong Bay boat cruise with lunch. Witness the giving of alms in Laos. Slow boat up the Mekong. Two street food crawls in different cities. Internal flight. Visit to Chiang Mai night market. Hilltribe trek. Bamboo rafting. Street food crawl. Full
day snorkelling trip (Ko Tao). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Simple hotels (twin
share) or hostels (multi
share) (32 nts), sleeper trains (7 nts), homestays (2 nts) basic hilltribe huts (2 nts, multi
share).


Meals Included

28 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 5 dinners


Transport

Local bus, air
conditioned bus, train, walking, tuk
tuk, local boat, junk boat, plane.


About our Transportation

THAILAND As the popularity of train travel in Thailand continues to grow domestically, some of the routes used on this tour do not have sufficient space during local public holidays, including New Year's, Songkran, etc. During these times of the year, alternative transport may be arranged for one or more of the train journeys within Thailand on this tour. VIETNAM Train travel in Vietnam is very basic and train cleanliness is often not a priority for train staff. Sleeper trains normally have 4 seats per compartment, which convert into sleeping bunks (two upper and two lower). A sheet, pillow and blanket are provided, although many people prefer to bring their own sleeping sheet. At times, passengers of different genders may be required to share a sleeper train berth and/or share a compartment with people not travelling in your group. Simple food is available on the train but many people like to stock up on freshly baked bread, cheese and fruit prior to departure. Water should also be bought before the journey. Train journeys in Vietnam are an experience and allow you to get a real taste of Vietnam.


Group Leader Description

All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO). The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting
we think it's the best of both worlds. Please note that while the group will be accompanied to the train station by the CEO, the final overnight train to Bangkok on the evening of Day 29 may be unaccompanied by a CEO.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $500 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

We recommend using a backpack for your convenience, or a medium
sized suitcase if you prefer. A daypack is also essential for carrying everyday items. Space is limited on transportation, so there is a limit of one main piece of luggage per person. You will be responsible for carrying your own luggage. Be sure to check weather conditions online before you depart. We recommend you bring sun protection cream from home to ensure it meets your needs. During the trek, you will only need to carry a daypack with your essentials. Your luggage will be stored at the hotel in Chiang Mai and your valuables in a group safety deposit box. Your CEO will provide instructions on what you need to bring in your daypack on the trek. Usually, this includes a couple of changes of clothes, wet shoes (for river crossings), personal toiletries, flashlight/headlamp, tissues, any personal medications, and electronics you wish to bring along. A small drybag for electronics and a reusable water bottle may also be useful. During the trek, guides will have first aid kits.

Day 1 Bangkok

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 2 Bangkok/Siem Reap

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 3 Siem Reap

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 4 Siem Reap/Phnom Penh

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 5 Phnom Penh

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 6 Phnom Penh/Koh Rong

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 7 Koh Rong

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 8 Chambok Homestay

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 9 Chambok Homestay/Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City/Nha Trang

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 11 Nha Trang

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 12 Nha Trang/Da Nang

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 13 Da Nang/Hoi An

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 14 Hoi An

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 15 Hoi An/Huế

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 16 Huế/Phong Nha

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You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 17 Hanoi/Ha Long

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 18 Hanoi/Ha Long

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 19 Hanoi

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 20 Hanoi/Vientiane

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 21 Vientiane/Vang Vieng

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 22 Vang Vieng

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 23 Vang Vieng/Luang Prabang

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 24 Luang Prabang

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 25 Luang Prabang/Pak Beng

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 26 Pak Beng/Chiang Khong

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 27 Chiang Khong/Chiang Mai

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 28 Chiang Mai

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 29 Chiang Mai/Ban Mae Jok

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 30 Ban Mae Jok/Pa Khao Lam

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 31 Pa Khao Lam/Chiang Mai

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 32 Chiang Mai/Bangkok

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 33 Bangkok

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 34 Bangkok/Surat Thani

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 35 Surat Thani/Khao Sok

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 36 Khao Sok/Ko Pha Ngan

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 37 Ko Pha Ngan

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 38 Ko Pha Ngan/Ko Tao

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 39 Ko Tao

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Day 40 Ko Tao

Arrive at any time. There's free time to enjoy before meeting your group and CEO this evening.

You must arrive on tour with your Vietnamese visa. See the Visa section of the Tour Details for more information and exceptions.

Details

Prices from: €2759.00

Duration: 40 Days

Trip Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Service Level: Basic

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max: 18

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