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Indochina Encompassed Adventure Tour

Asia

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

From the vibrant cityscape of Bangkok to Halong Bay's magnificent limestone karsts, this trip encompasses the highlights of Indochina. Marvel at the wonders of Angkor Wat, sail the Mekong, and savour noodles in Hoi An. Shop for souvenirs in Ho Chi Minh City and join the locals sipping coffee at a lakeside café in Hanoi. With hotels, transport, and a number of included activities arranged by our CEOs, this adventure offers up the perfect combination of must-see highlights and free time.


Highlights

Float down the mighty Mekong River, explore the bustling streets of Hanoi, sail on a junk through Halong Bay, Village homestay with a host
prepared Laotian meal


What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch, Hoi An Your G for Good Moment: Local Khmer Meal, Siem Reap Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Meal with Local Family, Luang Prabang Your Discover Moment: Luang Prabang Your Local Living Moment: Vang Vieng Homestay, Vang Vieng Your Discover Moment: Hoi An. Bangkok klong trip. Wat Po entrance and guide. Doi Suthep entrance (Chiang Mai). Mekong River slow boat excursion. Pak Ou caves entrance. Traditional Arts & Ethnology Museum guided tour (Luang Prabang). Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre. Kuang Si waterfalls trek (half
day). Water puppets performance (Hanoi). Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum entrance (when open). Halong Bay caves entrance. Halong Bay boat cruise with seafood lunch and dinner. Imperial Citadel and Tomb entrance (Huế). Cu Chi Tunnels entrance and tour. Mekong Delta day trip. Cyclo tour (Phnom Penh). Tuol Sleng and Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) entrance and guide. Two
day Angkor Wat complex entry and guide, including sunrise tour (Siem Reap). Internal flights. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels (24 nts), village homestay (1 nt), sleeper train (2 nts), junk boat (1 nt).


Meals Included

25 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 3 dinners


Transport

Train, local bus, air
conditioned bus, plane, walking, songthaew, boat.


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.


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

What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. We suggest that you pack as lightly as possible as your are expected to carry your own luggage. As a rule we try not to have to walk more than 15
20 minutes with your bags which is why we recommend keeping the weight of your bags between 10
15kg/22
30lb. Suitcases are not recommended for G Adventures trips! Most travellers carry a backpack or rolling bag of small to medium size (no XXL ones please!) as they need to fit under the beds when travelling on sleeper trains. You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water, cameras and other electronics like ipods and mobile phones. If your trip involves overnights in homestays, villages or camping then you usually have the opportunity to rent sleeping bags if need be instead of bringing them with you.

Day 1 Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 2 Bangkok/Chiang Mai

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 3 Chiang Mai

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 4 Chiang Mai/Chiang Khong

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 5 Chiang Khong/Muang Pakbèng

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 6 Muang Pakbèng/Luang Prabang

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 7 Luang Prabang

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 8 Luang Prabang

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 9 Luang Prabang/Vang Vieng

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 10 Vang Vieng

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 11 Vang Vieng/Vientiane

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 12 Vientiane/Hanoi

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 13 Hanoi

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 14 Hanoi/Ha Long

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 15 Ha Long/Huế

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 16 Huế

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 17 Huế/Hoi An

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 18 Hoi An

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 19 Hoi An

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 20 Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 21 Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 22 Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 23 Ho Chi Minh City/Phnom Penh

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 24 Phnom Penh

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 25 Phnom Penh/Siem Reap

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 26 Siem Reap

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 27 Siem Reap

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 28 Siem Reap/Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Day 29 Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

Today is arrival day, so there are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Relax, explore the city, and adjust to the pace of life in Bangkok.

You MUST arrive on tour with your Vietnam visa. There is no way to procure this once the tour has commenced.

Details

Prices from: €2779.00

Duration: 29 Days

Trip Style: Classic

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 2 - Light

Group Size Notes: Max: 15

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My Own Room Exceptions

Nights 2 & 15, Sleeper train; Night 9 Homestay, Night 14, Halong Bay boat

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