Explore Indochina

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Departs from
Homestay, Hotel, Overnight sleeper train
Group Size
Maximum of 16 travellers per group
Bus, Ferry, Overnight sleeper train, Private minibus, Private vehicle
Important Notes
1. A single supplement is available on this trip please see trip notes for further information.


Sail across stunning Halong Bay, Admire ancient royal relics in Hue, Slip into tailor-made clothes in picturesque Hoi An, Soak up the sun on Nha Trang's sandy beaches, Haggle with traders at the grand Russian Market in Phnom Penh, Become part of family life in rural Cambodia, Be awed by the first sight of the ancient Angkor complex, Feast on traditional Thai favourites

Tour description provided by Intrepid

Experience the very best of Indochina on this awesome adventure through Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Enjoy a steaming bowl of pho from a street stall in Ho Chi Minh City, relax on a beach in Nha Trang, admire the temples of Angkor and get some insight into everyday Khmer life at a rural homestay. With faded colonial elegance in Hanoi, the rustic charm of Kompong Cham and the urban buzz of Bangkok, there's a lot to dazzle your senses on this exploration through Indochina.


Days 1-2 Hanoi
Arrive early to explore the chaotic capital of Vietnam. Hanoi is an alluring city of contrasts, best discovered on foot. Walk along Hanoi's pagoda-studded lake and perhaps visit some of its rich cultural sights.
Day 3 Hue
As the former imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue holds the treasures of Vietnam's royal past and is a curious mix of bustling streets and tranquil settings.
Days 4-5 Hoi An
With lantern-lit streets, vibrant markets, skilled tailors, artisan shops, ancient houses, colourful temples and beautiful smiles, Hoi An is a Vietnamese wonderland.
Days 6-8 Nha Trang
Time for some well-deserved rest and relaxation in the beautiful coastal town of Nha Trang. Grab a snorkel and head out to sea in search of crabs, seahorses and the rare zebra moray eel. Otherwise spend the day on land, worshipping the sun, eating fresh seafood and resting up before another ride on the Reunification Express, headed for Ho Chi Minh.
Days 9-11 Ho Chi Minh City
With countless food stalls, restaurants, museums and markets, the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City have something for everyone to enjoy.
Day 12 Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh celebrates life with optimism and colour, and there are a wealth of riverside eateries, bustling markets and historic sites - both tragic and inspiring - to discover.
Day 13 Homestay
Sitting close to the greenery and beauty of the Kirirom National Park, Chambok provides serenity, an abundance of nature and a taste of traditional Khmer life.
Days 14-15 Sihanoukville
Sihanoukville - or Kompong Som to locals - is a small port town with long stretches of beach and beautiful, sleepy islands just off the coast.
Day 16 Phnom Penh
Sitting on the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers, Phnom Penh is buzzing with modern life, while still retaining some of its French Colonial heritage.
Day 17 Kompong Cham
Situated on the mighty Mekong, Kompong Cham retains the charm of traditional Cambodia. Sit back and relax into its peaceful nature, French flavour and Khmer heritage.
Days 18-20 Siem Reap/Angkor Wat
A vibrant nightlife, mouth-watering food, a time-worn French feel and certain famous temples on its doorstep - Siem Reap is a little town with a big, pulsating heart. Immense, awe-inspiring, extraordinary - the Angkor Wat temples are all this and much more. Built in the 12th century, this former Khmer city is nothing short of spectacular.
Days 21-22 Bangkok
Loud, bright, chaotic and delightful, Bangkok is a city of modern excesses intermingled with simple traditions, all wrapped up in the famous smiles of the locals.