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Kingdoms of Southeast Asia

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand

Summary:

Delve into an ancient and mysterious world of rural landscapes, bustling cities, and fascinating history in Southeast Asia. From Hoan Kiem Lake and the Hoa Lo Prison to a street food adventure through Hanoi, Vietnam’s balance of peace, modernism and prosp...

Duration
19 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
19-Sep-2025
Starting at
USD 3,399.00
Price per day
USD 179.00
Tour Type
Tour Type

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  • Dates and Details
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  • Collette
 
Operator
Collette
Tour
Kingdoms of Southeast Asia
Sub-Title
Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand
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Summary

Delve into an ancient and mysterious world of rural landscapes, bustling cities, and fascinating history in Southeast Asia. From Hoan Kiem Lake and the Hoa Lo Prison to a street food adventure through Hanoi, Vietnam’s balance of peace, modernism and prosperity engage your thoughts and senses. On a charming junk boat, bask in the serenity of Ha Long Bay. Find inspiration at Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple, the world’s largest religious structure. A local Laotian family welcomes you into their home for dinner. Explore the hundreds of Buddhas found in the Pak Ou Caves. This is an incomparable mosaic of culture and history that unfolds within the blink of an eye.

Map: Kingdoms of Southeast Asia (Collette)

Short Itinerary / Route

Day 1
Overnight Flight
Day 2
Hanoi, Vietnam
Day 3
Hanoi
Day 4
Hanoi
Day 5
Hanoi - Ha Long Bay
Day 6
Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Da Nang - Hoi An
Day 7
Hoi An
Day 8
Hoi An
Day 9
Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City
Day 10
Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City
Day 11
Ho Chi Minh City
Day 12
Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap, Cambodia
Day 13
Siem Reap - Angkor Wat - Siem Reap
Day 14
Siem Reap - Preah Dak - Siem Reap
Day 15
Siem Reap - Luang Prabang, Laos
Day 16
Luang Prabang
Day 17
Luang Prabang - Ban Long Lao - Luang Prabang
Day 18
Luang Prabang - Bangkok, Thailand
Day 19
Bangkok - Tour Ends

Travel Countries (2): Thailand, Vietnam

Travel Cities (6): Bangkok, Da Nang, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hội An

Highlights

City

  • Hanoi

Attraction

  • Walking Food Tour
  • Discussion with Vietnam War Veteran
  • Ha Long Bay

City

  • Hoi An

Attraction

  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Reunification Palace
  • Mekong Delta
  • Siem Reap
  • Angkor Wat
  • Luang Prabang
  • Night Market Visit or Evening at Leisure
  • Wat Xieng Thong
  • Pak Ou Buddha Cave
  • Monk Alms Offering

City

  • Bangkok

Included in Price

Culinary

  • A local Laotian family welcomes you into their home for dinner.
  • Learn the secrets of Vietnamese cooking during an interactive class.
  • Sample several famous Vietnamese dishes on a walking food tour.

Experience

  • Explore Hanoi’s historic Old Quarter on an exciting walking tour.
  • See the Cu Chi Tunnels, a maze of underground passageways used by the Viet Cong.
  • Visit with a Vietnam war veteran and learn about the war from his perspective.

Optional, not included

Hanoi: Traditional Water Puppet Show & Dinner

  • Be captivated by a traditional water puppet show in Hanoi, with its incredible display of artistry and folklore. Long ago, these water puppet shows were performed in flooded rice patties, but today this tradition continues on in a modern theater. Lacquered wooden puppets seemingly skim and dance across the water as the instrumental sounds of traditional Vietnamese music plays. Puppets of people, animals, and even dragons splash across the stage, telling ancient tales of wonder and whimsy. After the magic of the water puppet show, enjoy dinner at a local Hanoi restaurant. Duration approximately 3 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 4 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.


Ho Chi Minh City: Saigon after Dark by Vintage Ves

  • At night, step into the past and explore Saigon, a cultural hub known today as Ho Chi Minh City. Travel the streets by vintage Vespa, coasting into another time as the lights and energy transform the city. See how the traces of historical Saigon have become interwoven into modern life, with heritage shining through traditional flavors and recipes. Get a taste of the culture as you sample a variety of food and drinks, perusing the local restaurants for authentic flavors and Saigon favorites. Get an intimate perspective on the area as you zoom through the city at night, passing by must-see sights that the city is known for. Duration approximately 4 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 1 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.


    All food and drinks are included, and guests will ride as a passenger with a skilled driver.

Siem Reap: Siem Reap by Gondola

  • Embark on a gondola ride to Angkor Thom, the former capital of the Khmer Empire known as the “Great City.” Your gondola is a traditional Khmer boat – a Cambodian vessel made of wood and decorated with regal designs. This relaxing ride will take you across the calm waters of the moat where you’ll pass by lush jungles and Angkor Thom’s imposing wall. Soak in the atmosphere and bask in the ancient beauty that surrounds you. Duration approximately 2 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 1 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.


Siem Reap: Phare: the Cambodian Circus

  • More than just a circus, Phare is Siem Reap’s most unique and authentic evening entertainment. Phare performers use theater, music, dance, and modern circus arts to tell the story of Cambodia, from a modern and historical perspective. The young artists will astonish you with their energy, emotion, enthusiasm and talent. Duration approximately 1 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 2 passenger(s) is required to operate this option.


Travel Package

 

Coming from

 

Going to

Tour...

Hanoi

Arrow Going To

Bangkok

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