Thailand, Laos & Vietnam Adventure

G Adventures

See the highlights of Indochina on this epic 22-day adventure. Explore the vibrant cityscape of Bangkok, marvel at the majestic granite peak of Doi Suthep, explore a traditional Hmong village, and savour noodles in Chiang Mai. Shop for souvenirs in Ho Chi Minh City and join the locals sipping coffee at a lakeside café in Hanoi. Your CEOs will take care of the transport, hotels, and many of the included activities, which makes this adventure the perfect balance between have-to-see highlights and free time to venture out on your own.

22 days

Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

Itinerary

Day 1 Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Bangkok/Chiang Mai

Guided longboat tour of Bangkok’s klongs and Wat Po. Optional Grand Palace and National Museum visits. Overnight train to Chiang Mai.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Chiang Mai

Enjoy a guided tour of Doi Suthep temple. Optional activities include a cooking class or visit to the night market.

Day 4 Chiang Mai/Chiang Khong

Head to Chiang Khong via Wat Rong Khun and enjoy the view of the mighty Mekong.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 5 Chiang Khong/Muang Pakbèng

Cross the border into Laos then travel by traditional boat down the Mekong River.

Day 6 Muang Pakbèng/Luang Prabang

Continue down the Mekong for most of the day. Take a guided tour of the Pak Ou caves before arriving in Luang Prabang.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 7 Luang Prabang

Enjoy a guided tour of the Ethnology Museum, Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre and Kuang Si waterfalls. Enjoy dinner with a local family in the evening.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 8 Luang Prabang

Enjoy a free day exploring all Luang Prabang has to offer. Options include cooking classes, temple visits, massages, night market shopping, bike riding, and hiking.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 9 Luang Prabang/Vang Vieng

Spend the night in a local village enjoying traditional Laotian food. Sleep and eat like a local.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 10 Vang Vieng

Enjoy free time in Vang Vieng. Move to a hotel for the night, an ideal location for exploring the countryside by bicycle or kayak.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 11 Vang Vieng/Vientiane

Explore the capital of Laos. Opt to visit temples, see the National Museum, or explore highlights of the town.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12 Vientiane/Hanoi

Fly from Vientiane to Hanoi.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 13 Hanoi

Visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, stilt house, and Presidential Palace. Enjoy an included water puppet show. Opt to visit the Temple of Literature, museums, and Hoa Lo Prison.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 14 Hanoi/Ha Long

Enjoy a Ha Long Bay cruise on a junk boat with visits to a cave and an island lookout. Savour a seafood lunch and dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 15 Ha Long/Huế

Cruise back to the port and take a private van to Hanoi. Enjoy some time in the city before an overnight train to Hue.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 16 Huế

Guided tour of the Imperial Citadel, Royal Tomb and Tien Mu Pagoda. Optional countryside motorbike tour.

Day 17 Huế/Hoi An

Drive the Hai Van pass. Take advantage of Hoi An's many options over the 2.5 days in town. Opt for a cooking class, riverboat trip, bike ride, beach time, tailor visit or My Son ruins.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 18 Hoi An

Spend two full days exploring all Hoi An has to offer. Dive into the culture, hang out on the beach or get clothes tailor-made in one of the many shops around town. Enjoy a noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a G Adventures-supported project.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 19 Hoi An

Spend a free day exploring all Hoi An has to offer.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 20 Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City

Fly from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City with free time to explore this hectic city.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 21 Ho Chi Minh City

Enjoy a guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn more about the Vietnam War. Use free time in the afternoon to explore sprawling Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 22 Ho Chi Minh City

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

What's Included:

Border crossing support

Internal flights

All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Hotels (17 nts), village homestay (1 nt), sleeper train (2 nts), junk boat (1 nt).

18 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners

Transportation

Train, local bus, air-con bus, plane, walking, songthaew, boat.

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.

Small group experience; Max 15, avg 12

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