Impressive Adventure Indochina

Siem Reap - Angkor Complex - Anlong Veng - Preah Vihear - Preah Rumkel - Khong Island - Wat Phou - Bolaven - Pakse - Luang Prabang - Kuang Si Falls - Pak Ou Caves - Nong Khiaw - Muang Ngoi - Muang Khua - Dien Bien Phu - Mai Chau - Hanoi - Halong Bay

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The adventure are designed by Laos Private Holidays taking you to the most famous and beautiful attractions in Cambodia Laos and Vietnam as well as offers an insight into history and culture of the 3 countries. Furthermore, this is an ideal chance for you to join in various activities and challenges to gain unforgettable experiences for your amazing Indochina tours

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Right after stopping at Cambodia - a stunning country with so many unique experiences to get, you will be quickly arranged to meet our enthusiastic Guide and skillful driver,follow them to the central city, then check in and leisurely unwind after spending a long time for transfer. (Remember thatfrom 14.00 PM, your room will be available)

  • Meals: N/A
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

After kicking off your second day with a yummy breakfast, a tuk-tuk day tour definitely relieves your own anxiety of daily life. 

In terms of itinerary,you will experience up close to the secret beauty of renowned architectural structures such as Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King as well. 

However, do not forget dropping by South Gate of Angkor Thom which is appealing with numerous carved stone of vast human faces; and wandering around Ta Prohm where incredible mysteries uncovered behinds rots and ruins that become the major inspiration for Angelina Jolie’s Tomb Raider movie. To be honest, coming to Ta Prohm shrouded in dense jungle and taking a relaxing stroll through this marvelous destination, you will not be saddened when having valued chances to admire many huge fig, banyan and kapok trees spread their gigantic roots over stones, probing walls and terraces apart. All of them make up a harmonic and powerful combinationbetween man and nature. What is more, when it comes to the Heart & Soul of Cambodia,Angkor Wat surely summons its unforgettable image of an awe-inspiring temple that is stunning for both its grand scale as well as incredible details to everyone.Undoubtedly, contemplating the Angkor Wat’s architectural masterwork of ancient art, and walking around, exploring this massive monument via a wide range of galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and blue water ponds reflecting the mysterious temple will be the most awesome way to give you an authentic glimpse into this World Heritage Site. 

Overnight in Siem Reap

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

In this day, you have to say goodbye to Siem Reap as soon as enjoying the breakfast. Afterwards, we will depart foran ancient Hindu temple called PreahVihear which islocated on a peak of a 525-meter (1,722-feet) cliff in the Dângrêk Mountains belonging to Cambodia andright across the border of Si Saket and Kantharalak in Northeastern area of Thailand.

Do you know that this antique temple is like an innocent victim being suffered from scars in tragic past of Cambodia and the second destruction in 2011 during long-lasting battles in the field of resisting territorial concessions with Thailand? In 1954, the French granted Thai government a permission to own this spiritual site. Nonetheless, it was given back for Cambodia in 1962 according to rules enacted by the international court although these two nations still claim non-stop about the land right in the temple’s vicinity. It is worth taking a pride that UNESCO added PreahVihear ancient temple to its world heritage list in 2008.

Take part in our drive lasting for 2 or 2.30 hours, then we will stop at Anlong Veng town which isregarded as the last hide-out of the Khmer Rougefrom 1979 defeat and ultimate resting place of its notorious leader, Pol Pot. After that, we will visit the working place of Cambodian military chief and soldier Ta Mok who dedicated his all life for the ambition of fighting against the Khmer Rouge.

So, how about your late afternoon? 

Let’s spend your time making an exploration of Preah Vihear temple along with seeing a breathtaking sunset before coming back hotel. Next, taking a rest after quickly checking in your hotel to recharge your energy after a long trip is really essential.

Overnight at hotel 

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Preah Vihear region

After making your last farewells to Preah Vihear in the early morning, the plainvillage alongside the Mekong River named Preah Rumkel which has gorgeous landscapeswill be your next stop. What is more,if you are seeking for somewhere as homestay in Cambodia, Preah Rumkel where is emerging as a hotbed of ecotourism thanks to an established homestay program always proudly gives you the best answer.

Particularly, having lunch and checking inhosted family are a necessity upon arrival. The afternoon is the time for admiring the Irrawaddy Dolphins on boat and exploring the numerous small surrounding islands. Last but not least, going on a visit to Sumphamit Waterfall will bring you unforgettable moments.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Homestay

After breakfast, it is hightime you said Goodbye to our tour guide as well as driver for setting foot to Laos – the “Land of A Million Elephants”. Of course,your target of transfer now is to directly reach the border.

At the Veukham Border, you immediately gain a pleasurable sensation by our hearty welcome when being picked up there; then, take use of opportunities to get insight into Khon Phapheng Fall before transferring towards the Southern Laos where is stunning with the biggest Island. Next, you will have a long cruise trip along the Mekong River, followed by checking in your hotel locating in Khong Island and indulge yourself with lately day by relaxing or discovering the island to get nicest moments there.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Khong Island

After starting your 6th day with a tasty breakfast, Done Det will the first site to say Welcome to you, next one is Done Khone where you are capable of making your own exploration of French railway tracks’ ruins along with Liphi Waterfall’s charm.

On the way to come back your hotel in the afternoon, let’s seize a valued opportunity of contemplating rare Irrawaddy dolphins. Afterward, indulging yourself with lately day by relaxing or discovering the island to get nicest moments there is entirely superb idea.

Overnight in the 4000 Islands

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Khong Island

After having breakfast being optionally eye-catching with local cuisines, it is high time you took your boat back the main land and moved to Champasak. 

Interestingly, get off your cruise along Mekong River, next you will stop at Wat Phou - a ruined Khmer Hindu temple complex that deserves taking the pride as one of the oldest archaeological spots in the “Land of A Million Elephants”. Indeed, lying on the bank of the Mekong directly east of the spiritual Phu Kao Mountain, this scared temple draws thousands of tourists who are eager for digging out something secret from art and history every year.In addition, your tour also includes a visit to one of southern Laos' most attractive destinations - Bolaven Plateau, an expanse of highland formed from an ancient volcano that is outstanding with diverse hilltribes, typically Lavens named for this region.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Bolaven

Delight in your breakfast time at the hotel, your morning will be continued with our next tourism site Tad Lo where proudly possesses a complex of three waterfalls appealing with sparkingwater drops. Putting a stop at en-route to explore a coffee an/or tea plantation right after visiting Tad Yuang & Tad Fane waterfalls really brings you awesome moments. Pakse Airport is your last destination to transfer back for your flight to Luang Prabang in the afternoon. Eventually, you will be picked up so that transfer to the city center by our enthusiastic guide, next comfortably unwind after checking in your hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

Optional: Tak Bat ceremony: 15 USD/pax (from 2 pax upward)

When it comes to alms giving ceremony, it is definitely an ideal opportunity for those who wake up early to get insight into cultural values of this region.For the purpose of seeing Luang Prabang monks in saffron robes processing in long noiseless lines and looking for offerings left to them by loyal believers, let’s get out of bed before 5:00 am and go to the crossroads.

You are eager for standing at somewhere to contemplate 360-degree morning landscapes of the city, right? Let's take Phousi Mountain into your consideration.

Continue your journey with a drive talking a little time to find out mysterious things in Vat Xieng Thong. Coming there, no one can deny that this Temple of the Royal City, one of the most essential monasteries in Laos, really takes the pride in retaining region's valued spirit, royalty as well as customary art. 

For those who are always curious about the earliest Lao style in the field of architectural design, Wat Visoun is a worth-spending-time destination.

Perhaps, without taking a trip to Wat Mai which is well known as the biggest and most splendidly adornedtemples dating from the 18th century in Luang Prabang, your excursion cannot be complete.

Do you know that breathtaking cascades consisting of some water layers which lead to a 50-meter drop into fantastic pools make the Kuang Si an awesome turquoise waterfall? It will be your next destination. In fact, trekking trails to this waterfall certainly lead you into the Lao hinterland and surrounding countryside while passing green paddy fields before reaching the forested mountains and starting steeper climbs.

Then, stopping at several of tranquil villages along with going swimming to cool down yourself after a long exhausting day are good ways to fulfill your trip.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang

In the morning, once participating in our cruise lasting for about two hours along the Mekong upstream from the central Luang Prabang, the village of Ban Xang Hai will exactly be a fun experience that sticks in your mind for a long time. Here, enthusiastically come to know more about LauLao (Lao whisky) as well as LauHai (Lao wine), before moving on to myriad of images related to Buddhism inside Pak Ou Caves which become well known as a collection oftwo limestone caves on the left of the Mekong river.

From a position of Pak Ou (mouth of the Ou River), Tham Ting (lower cave) and the Tham Theung (upper cave), you can find out that the landscapes of Mekong River more gorgeous than ever before. Fascinatingly, our car will pick you up for crossing the river and transferring to Nong Khaiw in the next following day.

The rest day with much of leisure time will be valuable for your relaxation.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Nong Khiaw

Delight in your breakfast time at the hotel, your morning will be continued with a boat trip to our first site MuangNgoi in this day. 

As our journey goes on, we take a walk around Ngoi Kao and next go for a stroll to Tam Gangand Tam Pha Keo Caves, which are far away from the village about 30-minute hike. Although only possessing a modest dimension with the length of some kilometers covering waterfalls and forming rocks inside, these stunning water-filled caves played the leading role as bomb shelters throughout a lot of wars in Laos.

Say farewell to Tam Gang and Tam Pha Keo Caves, we will head to Ban Houay Sens after passing through 1.5-hour pathappealing with green fields and lofty limestone cliffs. Quickly taking a rest with snacks in the rest house there to recharge your energy for carrying on with the trip to Ban Kew Khan is really vital. In order to contemplate gorgeous sights featuring towering limestone peaks, youneed to spend a 3-4 hour climb through primary forest.

After that, you will embark in a journey of Ban Kew Khan being typical for a social Khmu village, where is welcome to let tourists observe how baskets are created, snap unforgettable photos of the traditional house of Khmu people, or pleasurably dive in the colorful spring blessed by the Mother Nature. After delighting in well-prepared local cuisines and joining in chatting about history as well as plain daily life with locals, you will stay overnight in Khmu style houses spent for community space.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Homestay

After breakfast time, put your mostly energy into walking from Ban Kew Khan to Ban Hadsapeuy located on the Ou River within three to four hours. Along the road, let's focus on the trail making a short climb before going down through the forest and fields to reach the last stop which is a fresh stream.

Then, we will take a stroll along the river bank where trees bring us comfortable shady before finding out numerous hills lead to Ban Hadsapeuy or Ban So Chem. Right after that, quickly restwith snacks consisting of fresh coconuts before taking a regional boat for upstream to Muang Khua. In the lately day, indulge yourself after arriving at a one-horse border town situated around Nam Ou River area to check in the hotel there.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse in Muang Khua

Wake up early if you don’t want to skip the Binthabat ceremony here. As a rule, 5:45AM is a golden moment for hundreds of monks togradually process in line through towns from their pagodas. Because it lasts around 1 hour, that’s why you are capable of seeing them from drawing room of your hotel.

Come back to the hotel for enjoying breakfast time, and then get ready for an exciting trip to Tay Trang Border.

Note: Between 12.00 and 13.30, the Border gate immigration office normally doesn’t work.

There are lots of beautiful places for you to go and our local Guide and drivers are always willing to take you to these places with careful guidance. After picking you up, we will take you to Dien Bien Phu the historic site where witnessed a fierce battle between the French and Viet Minh, led by Ho Chi Minh. With a plan of deceiving the Viet Minh to go into a valley so that it could be easily defeated, the French turned out to be previously defeated by the Viet Minh due to the General Giap’s expert artillery arrangement on the surrounding adges. You will also have a chance to see some significant remains of Vietnam’s war with France such as A1, C1 hill, De Castres's Bunker and the Muong Thanh Airfield. Information about these remains and the Vietnamese campaign against the French in this war will be provided to you by the tour guide.

You will stay at Muong Thanh Hotel to recharge your energy after a busy day.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Dien Bien

Breakfast done, you will say goodbye to Dien Bien and continue the trip to Mai Chau, have a short break at Son La the town’s dark history, then the Prison Museum will be your next destination to explore. It is the place that distressingly reminds Vietnamese people of the inequities when being ruled by the former French colonial. Leaving Son La, you will come to Moc Chau Town, in here; you can try the sweetened milk cake which is well-known for the local special food.

Many activities during the day may make you feel tired in the late afternoon, don’t worry! The Local homestay is a perfect place for you, located in a valley where you can relax and enjoy a peaceful night surrounded by the sounds of nature.

You can also have fun by spending a whole night for having dinner and talking with local people then watching traditional performance and tasting the local rice wine.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Homestay in Mai Chau

As usual, you will have breakfast first then a small walk around the two connecting villages in the morning is good for your health. It also helps you to know about the native culture -Thai culture.

Hanoi the next beautiful destination will welcome you after you leave Mai Chau. The winding mountainous roads that you are travelling on in the way coming to Hanoi can bring you wonderful scenes. Those scenes could make you stop for a while to take photos then you will reach Hanoi in the late afternoon. After that, check in the hotel and it’s time for you to take a rest.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

In this 16th day, you need to say Goodbye to Hanoi metropolis after having breakfast, then you can experience full sense of relish for 180-km excursion to Halong bay which is the jewel in Vietnam’s scenic crown has captivated the majority of tourists by Halong Cruise shuttle bus.

Immediately once setting foot in this UNESCO World Heritage site, it will make you open your eyes due to natural beauty of over 2000 islands as well as thousands of limestone and jungles covered peaks, in which the towering peaks offer best types of rock climbing in Southeast Asia.

How fantastic it will be when an overnight cruise gives you unforgettable time to contemplate a charming Halong Bay and enjoy a plenty of fresh seafood like crab, prawn, squid, lobster and so on.Don’t miss out on lunch and dinner carefully served on boat!

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight on the Cruise

Waking up in the early morning is highly suggested for you on this day. Not until observing aquamarine water of Halong Bay would you feel that kicking off your day before some hours comparing with other ones is worthy. After charging your energy with the brunch on boat, the stimulus of making new discoveries of surroundingstunning limestone will relax you much. Next, go on your excursion by transferring back the landing-stage to Hanoi Opera House – a rare century-old French colonial building that lets you catch an impressive symphony.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi

Make the discovery of Hanoi romantic streets by your own style. Without a doubt, Vietnam capital always offers you multiple exciting activities to discover its cultural and historical values such as calling at Ho Chi Minh complex, admiring Vietnam's finest scholars honored in the temple of Literature,or learning about Vietnam 54 ethnic groups in Hanoi Ethnology museum. 

As our tour ends, then our guide and driver will go with you to the airport where the flight bringing you home is ready.

  • Meals: Breakfast.
  • Accommodation: N/A

List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.

In Vietnam

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Hanoi L'Heritage Quoc Hoa May De Ville Old Quarter Apricot
Halong Bay Lavender Cruise V'Spirit Cruise Glory Cruise Pelican Cruise
Mai Chau Homestay Homestay Sol Bungalow Mai Chau Ecolodge

In Cambodia

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Siem Reap Mother Home Inn Angkor Panoramic Boutique Tara Angkor Angkor Palace Resort

In Laos

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Luang Prabang Villa Chitdara Luang Say Residence La Residence Phou Vao
Nong Khiaw Nong Kiaw Riverside
Bolaven Plateau Tad Fan Resort Tad Lo Lodge
4000 Islands Sala Done Khone Senesothxeun Hotel

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Hanoi L'Heritage
Halong Bay Lavender Cruise
Mai Chau Homestay
Hanoi Quoc Hoa
Halong Bay V'Spirit Cruise
Mai Chau Homestay
Hanoi May De Ville Old Quarter
Halong Bay Glory Cruise
Mai Chau Sol Bungalow
Hanoi Apricot
Halong Bay Pelican Cruise
Mai Chau Mai Chau Ecolodge

In

Siem Reap Mother Home Inn
Siem Reap Angkor Panoramic Boutique
Siem Reap Tara Angkor
Siem Reap Angkor Palace Resort

In

Luang Prabang
Nong Khiaw
Bolaven Plateau Tad Fan Resort
4000 Islands Sala Done Khone
Luang Prabang Villa Chitdara
Nong Khiaw Nong Kiaw Riverside
Bolaven Plateau Tad Lo Lodge
4000 Islands Senesothxeun Hotel
Luang Prabang Luang Say Residence
Nong Khiaw
Bolaven Plateau
4000 Islands
Luang Prabang La Residence Phou Vao
Nong Khiaw
Bolaven Plateau
4000 Islands

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Based on 3 reviews

Kt Wong Kwok Tai Wong

Hong Kong SAR China

"Great Experiences!"

December 2017

Kamea is a very good expert and she could be able to answer all my questions about Laos. And, she is so good to help me solve a lot of problems (i.e. local sim cards - quite affordable and all the river-view rooms, etc.,). We ... More +

Marie Patricia Geurts

Australia

"Brilliant Services!"

Octorber 2017

Both my son and I have been extremely happy with the personal tour booked. Both the tour guides exceptional! We felt really looked after, and as the tour was designed especially for us - very spoilt. The accommodation was superb, staff amazing - could not ... More +

Linda Anne Snyman

South Africa

"Amazing!"

July 2017

We had an absolute wonderful time. Every day or event was more than we expected. We were very impressed with our guides, our tour plan, our hotels, our transport and transfers and the good service we got from Kamea. Nothing was ever a problem, she ... More +

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