TailorMade: Highlights of Southeast Asia

Classic, Bangkok to Siem Reap
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Tour description

Make it truly your own. Start with this TailorMade sample itinerary, then work with our Private Travel team to customize the tour. On this colourful journey through Indochina, you can encounter the different cultures and lifestyles found in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia. Cruise along Halong Bay, explore the Grand Palace and gaze upon the Emerald Buddha at Wat Phra Kaew temple, meet local families, and taste some of the world’s best street food at the night markets of Chiang Mai. However you customize it, this is a trip steeped in tradition and rich in discoveries.

What's included

  • Your G for Good Moment: New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant, Siem Reap Your Local Living Moment: Traditional Thai Home Khantoke Dinner, Chiang Mai Your Discover Moment: Luang Prabang
  • Arrival transfer
  • Bangkok Grand Palace and Klong Tour
  • Chiang Mai Cooking Class
  • Traditional Thai Home Khantoke Dinner
  • Visit the temple at Doi Suthep
  • Luang Prabang City and Pak Ou Cave Tour
  • Kuang Si waterfall excursion
  • Halong Bay overnight cruise
  • Hanoi Cyclo Tour
  • Ho Chi Minh City Cyclo Tour
  • Cu Chi Tunnels Guided Tour
  • Phnom Penh Cyclo Tour
  • Tuol Sleng Museum and Choeung Ek Killing Fields Half Day Tour
  • Angkor Wat Sunrise Tour
  • New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant Visit
  • Internal flights
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Enjoy a traditional khantoke dinner in a rural village
  • Visit the grand palace and sacred emerald buddha
  • Walk around the unesco world heritage site of luang prabang

Itinerary

Day 1: Bangkok Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2: Bangkok/Chiang Mai Explore Bangkok and take a boat along the klong canals. Visit the Grand Palace and sacred Emerald Buddha at Wat Phra Kaew temple. Later, catch a flight to Chiang Mai. Opt to visit the bustling Chiang Mai night market.

Day 3: Chiang Mai Visit the market with a local chef to learn about traditional ingredients. Participate in a Thai cooking class and enjoy your creations for lunch. Indulge in a traditional northern khantoke-style dinner with a local family this evening.

Day 4: Chiang Mai/Luang Prabang Visit the Doi Suthep Buddhist Temple this morning. Later, fly to Luang Prabang, Laos, and take a walk around this town, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Day 5: Luang Prabang Visit the Royal Palace Museum and Wat Xiengthong. After, tour the city and then catch a boat to Pak Ou Temple caves and stop in local villages.

Day 6: Luang Prabang The morning is free for optional activities such as visiting textile galleries, relaxing in one of the town's cafes, or visiting the Ethnology Museum. In the afternoon, take an excursion to Kuang Si waterfall.

Day 7: Luang Prabang/Hanoi Enjoy some free time in Luang Prabang before catching a late afternoon flight to Hanoi.

Day 8: Hanoi/Ha Long Drive to Halong Bay for an overnight cruise on a junk boat which includes a seafood meal. Visit caves or an island lookout.

Day 9: Ha Long/Hanoi Return to land and head back to Hanoi. Get your bearings before setting out on your guided cyclo ride and orientation tour of the Old Quarter.

Day 10: Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City Catch your flight to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam and take a thrilling cyclo tour of this bustling city.

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City Take a guided tour of the infamous Cu Chi tunnels, legendary for the vital part they played during the Vietnam War.

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City/Phnom Penh Flight to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Take an NGO-supported cyclo city tour along the waterfront and key city sights, then opt to visit the famous Foreign Correspondents' Club for sunset drinks.

Day 13: Phnom Penh Explore the dark side of Cambodian history at Choeung Ek Memorial, the site of the infamous killing fields. You will also visit Tuol Sleng prison, the notorious Khmer Rouge prison where thousands of Cambodians perished.

Day 14: Phnom Penh/Siem Reap Fly to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Take a walk through the entertainment district and opt to visit the exciting night market.

Day 15: Siem Reap Spend the day exploring the ruins of the Angkor Wat temple complex with a local expert guide. Also experience a Khmer lunch at New Hope, a local training restaurant and G Adventures-supported project.

Day 16: Siem Reap Depart at any time.