Why I love Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Northern Thailand

My love affair with the Mekong region began in July 1997. An overnight bus from Bangkok and the next morning I'm in Vientiane. It's traffic- and tourist-free – the opposite of Bangkok. And it's surely the most relaxed place on earth. The next month is a somnolent, seemingly interminable journey north to Muang Sing along misty mountain roads and swollen rivers coloured caramel by the monsoon. Inevitably, I would... Read More

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$1609 Small group tours

Mekong River Cruise Adventure

Experience Cambodia and Vietnam from a truly different perspective – the waters of the mighty Mekong River. Sail for eight days aboard a classic riverboat from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap. Discover Phnom Penh, roam the famous floating markets of Cai Bei, and explore the stilt village of Chnok Tru. There's an incredible (and incredibly beautiful) view of Southeast Asia that's waiting for you.

$343.75 Boating & cruises

Halong Bay Overnight Junk Boat Cruise

Imagine waking up surrounded by the tranquil beauty of Halong Bay, one of Vietnam's most spectacular natural wonders. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed bay, dotted with impressive limestone islands, on a two-day cruise aboard a traditional junk boat. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of the limestone Cave of Surprises as well as free time to sunbathe, swim and kayak in secluded lagoons. Receive personalized service from your crew on this small-group tour, limited to 24 people.

$468.75 Boating & cruises

Halong Bay 3-Day Junk Boat Cruise

Enjoy more time exploring Vietnam's Halong Bay, one of Vietnam's most spectacular World Heritage listed natural wonders, on this 2-night cruise aboard a junk boat. Dotted with limestone islands in a sea of azure blue water you will cruise the bay, enjoy seafood lunches, dinner, swimming, kayaking (optional) and visit one of the many limestone caves.

$507.50 Small group tours

Private Tour: 4-Day Hanoi Highlights and Halong Bay Cruise

Take in the sights of Hanoi and enjoy an overnight cruise on Halong Bay on a four-day excursion from Hanoi. Visit Hanoi’s market and Ho Chi Minh sights, and spend the night on the exquisite waters of Halong Bay. This private tour ensures you’ll receive personal attention from your expert guide. Choose from three-star or four-star hotel accommodation for all three nights, including one night on board a luxury junk on Halong Bay.

$1399 Small group tours

Mekong River Cruise Experience

This is a Cambodia and Vietnam experience with a truly different perspective – from the waters of the mighty Mekong River. Sail for eight days aboard a classic riverboat from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City. Discover Phnom Penh, roam the famous floating markets, and explore the stilt village of Chnok Tru. There's an incredible (and incredibly beautiful) view of South Asia that's just waiting for you.

$170 Boating & cruises

2-Day Halong Bay Tour with Optional Hanoi Transfer by Bus or Seaplane

Take a short and insightful overnight trip to one of the most visited sites in Vietnam with a Halong Bay cruise package. Enjoy a charming and luxurious journey with remarkable culinary experience, fun activities and spectacular scenery. This tour offers several classes of rooms as well as optional transfers from Hanoi by either bus or seaplane (if option selected).