Grand Indochina Tour in 19 Days

  • Duration: 20 DAYS
  • Location: VIETNAM - CAMBODIA - LAOS - THAILAND
  • Places: 15 SEATS
  • Prix: 1749 USD PER PERSON
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Get the ultimate Southeast Asian experience with our Grand Indochina Tour. Prepare for an epic adventure loaded with ancient sights and natural beauty as you travel from the hustle of Bangkok to the bustle of Hanoi. In Cambodia, call into the ancient temples at Angkor with fascinating culture and history, then travel into Vietnam to trace its coastline from south to north, visiting the old-world Hanoi and meeting friendly locals while cycling through the rice fileds in Ba Vi. Trekking to visit beautiful scenery and colorful hill tribes in Sapa and cruising to the wonder of nature - Halong Bay.Feel the laid-back atmosphere in Luang Prabang, which is a heritage town and also the spiritual heart of Laos. Finally, get lost in the chaos of Thailand's capital city - Bangkok before topping off the journey by relaxing at Phuket beach - one of the best beaches in the world. Along the way, revel in the sheer beauty of the landscape, the friendliness of the locals and the social organizations that are providing brighter futures for this region. 

DAY 1 : WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HANOI ARRIVAL

Your private driver will meet you at the Noi Bai International Airport and whisk you away to your hotel by private transportation. Check in to your hotel, and begin your adventure.

Your arrival day allows you to start exploring this amazing city at your own pace. Check out the historic charm, architectural marvels, and this bustling city. After enjoying your first day yourself, return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 2: HANOI FREE DAY (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel and have a free day to explore Hanoi at your own pace. Or take part in optional tours.

O PTIONAL TOUR - HOA LU TAM COC

Today you will experience the ancient culture and history of Vietnam as well as seeing the stunning landscape and beautiful scenery when we travel to the Ninh Binh Province. This area is known as "Ha Long Bay on land" and is located 80 km South of Hanoi

AM: 8:00 - 8:30. Our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, then leave by coach to Hoa Lu (2.5 hrs). Visit the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties. Then our bus will transfer you from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc for lunch around at 12:30 PM.

PM: After lunch, boat trip to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Then, cycle for an hour on quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops in Tam Coc - Bich Dong (around 5 km). Dive back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel around at 18:00.

Price: $ 37 per person - joining a group tour

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 3: HANOI - HALONG BAY (B / L / D) - SHARING CRUISE

Enjoy breakfast before checking out of your hotel for your pickup. Take in all the amazing scenery on your drive to Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eye can see. On arrival at Halong, you will board your boat to enjoy a cruise on this remarkable Bay. Take in the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder, and explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.

After exploring the bay, it is time to enjoy a remarkable and delicious seafood lunch. After lunch, you will visit the famous limestone cave in Ha Long Bay, after which you can kayak or swim, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. You will return to the boat for a delectable dinner, followed by some relaxing leisure time to enjoy the amazing scenery. You can enjoy the activities taking part in the boat or relax for the evening.

Overnight on cruise

Note: In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to push off or not allowed to overnight in the sea), the Ha Long bay tour could be canceled without notice. We will consider other replacement tour or refund based on the specific circumstances

DAY 4: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B / L) - SHARING CRUISE

Rise early for a lesson in Tai Chi, or just enjoy your hearty breakfast. The boat will stop to visit the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it's clear sailing back to the main harbor. Enjoy the scenery on your drive back to Hanoi, returning around 17:00, followed with free leisure time.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 5: BA VI ECO TOUR (B / L)

Have breakfast at the hotel then you will be escorted by an experienced English-speaking guide, a countryside located on the outskirt of Hanoi. The approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes .

Then arriving at Mr. Duoc's house, you will be welcomed with fresh honey tea and green lentils or lotus seeds made by his family. Imagine a Vietnam in the old time of war through stories of Mr. Duoc, who is not only a veteran who lives during those hard times but also a green tea expert. You will visit his tea plantation which is one of the largest in Ri village and join with locals in green tea processing. Afterward, have a Vietnamese cooking demonstration with another localhost and then enjoy a home-cooked lunch in a lovely garden.

After that, you will wander around the village and mingling with local people. You will visit the local craftsman who has been skilled at making conical hats from a very young age and other workshops in the village to see how people there make tofu or shell the rice. As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. Then join your guides for a leisurely cycling trip along the country roads. Observe traditional Vietnamese rural life as the local people work in the paddy fields. Along the way, watch out for a water buffalo plowing a paddy field while ducks swim across the top. Stop at another host family for foot bathing following the recipes of Muong ethnic group and relaxing time before embarking on your private boat for a trip along the Da river. Then return to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 6: HANOI - TRAVEL TO SAPA - CAT CAT VILLAGE (B / L / D)

Have an early breakfast and get ready for your next adventure. Around 6.30 - 7.00 am our guide and bus will meet you at your hotel you will head to Sapa. You will arrive in Sapa town around 13:00 and you will be impressed by a warm atmosphere and colorful traditional costumes of H'mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic people.

Have a welcome drink and get a brief program for the next few days. After that, you will enjoy the local lunch and check in to the hotel.

14.30: Start a short drive to the gate of Cat Cat village, located near the bottom of a deep valley at the foot of Fansipan Peak. This village is the home of Black H'mong ethnic people. Our local guide will show you the daily life activities of locals, then you will trek down to the valley bottom to see the waterfall and old Hydraulic Power Station built by French. Have a stop for taking pictures of the bridge and waterfall then walk uphill, where the bus will pick you up and take you back to Sapa. The dinner will be served at 18:00.

( Trekking distance: about 2.5 km, 2 hours)

Overnight in Sapa

DAY 7: SAPA TREKKING: Y LING HO - LAO CHAI - TA VAN (B / L / D)

Have breakfast at the hotel, then our guide will meet you in the lobby around 8:00. Take a short drive to  Y Linh Ho village, then trek through the rice terraces and along Muong Hoa Stream to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai to see the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain, then trek to the home of Dzay ethnic people - Ta Van village.  

At 11.30 am the bus will pick you up at Ta Van Bridge and transfer back to Sapa town, where you will have lunch. 

In the afternoon enjoy free time to explore Sapa town at your own pace. The dinner will be served around 18:00.

(Trekking distance: about 9 km, 4 hours)

Overnight in Sapa

DAY 8: SAPA TREKKING: - TRAM TON - THAC BAC (B / L / D)

Have breakfast at the hotel and meet your guide at the lobby at 8:00 am. Start your day with a 12 km road trip up to Tram Ton and Cong Troi (Heaven Gate) where you see one of the most beautiful mountain-pass scenery of Northern Vietnam, then visit Thac Bac water-fall (Silver Waterfall) and Salmon fish farm. Then you will be transferred back to Sapa town for lunch. 

Have free time till 18:00 when dinner will be served.

Overnight in Sapa

DAY 9: SAPA - HAM RONG MOUNTAIN - HANOI (B / L)

After breakfast at the hotel, you will start the trek up Ham Rong (Dragon's Jaw) Mountain .

Ham Rong Botanical Garden: don't miss the lovely botanical gardens above the main square in town with their spectacular viewpoint from the top. There are fabulous views of the town and the wider landscape as well as tended gardens to visit. This park is essentially a long cobblestone walkway to the top of Ham Rong Mountain. It's a strenuous climb, but the panoramic vista at the top is well worth tackling all those stairs. Along the way, there are countless potted orchids, beautiful landscaped gardens and a few really tacky statues of cartoon characters like Scooby Doo and Mickey Mouse. One word of caution, the stone stairs could be treacherous on a rainy or misty day.

Go back to your hotel to check out and to have lunch.

16:00: It's time to say “Goodbye Sapa!” and drive back to Hanoi. Arrival time is 21:30.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 10: HANOI  - FLIGHT TO SIEM REAP (B)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, and take an opportunity to enjoy free leisure time in this amazing city before you transfer by private taxi to the airport, where you will check in for your flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will be met by a driver and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 11: ANGKOR WAT TOUR (B)

After breakfast, visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom, the best-preserved holy Buddhist gateways to Angkor Thom, which was built in the 12th century. Here you will visit Bayon Temple, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanaka, Elephant and Leper King Terrace. Then continue to Ta Prohm, a temple in the jungles covered by trees growing out of the ruins. This temple is the place where the most impressive scenes of Lara Croft: Tomb Raider were filmed.

After lunch, you will visit Hindu temples Thommanon, Chaosay Tevoda and Ta Keo: the small, attractive temples in very good condition, which were built all the same time as Angkor Wat. Then continue to Angkor Wat - one of the "7th Wonders' of the World" and World Heritage Site since 1992. Famous for its beauty and splendor Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. After visiting Angkor Wat you will get to the top of the Bakheng Hill for the sunset viewing. Bakheng is the first major temple built in the Angkor area, this temple-mountain offers the extraordinary views of the Tonle Sap and Angkor Wat.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 12: SIEM REAP - FLIGHT TO LUANG PRABANG (B)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, and take an opportunity to enjoy free leisure time in this amazing city before you transfer by private taxi to the airport, where you will check in for your flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival in Luang Prabang, you will be met by a driver and transferred to your hotel in the city center.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 13: LUANG PRABANG LEISURE (B)

Have a leisure day to explore Luang Prabang at your own pace or you can take part in the optional tours. 

OPTIONAL TOUR - KUANG SI WATERFALL

You will be picked up at your hotel and today you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong Village, Ban Ou, Laoloum Village and Ban Thapene, Khmu Village, then drive to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the turquoise pools or walk along the forest trails. We back to Luang Prabang in the afternoon.

Price - 60 USD, minimum 2 pax

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 14: LUANG PRABANG - BANGKOK (B)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, and take an opportunity to enjoy free leisure time in this amazing city before you transfer by private taxi to the airport, where you will check in for your flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival in Bangkok, you will be met by a driver and transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Bangkok.

DAY 15: COMBINED GRAND PALACE AND TEMPLES CITY TOUR (B)

Pick up at the hotel. We will take you through the hustle and bustle Bangkok to visit Wat Traimit a visually stunning temple at China Town, see one of the largest solid gold Buddha (5.5 tones of precious metal). Continue to visit Wat Po the home of famous 45 meter reclining Buddha as well as being the original school of traditional Thai massage. Visit The Royal Grand Palace, the nations s landmark and the most revered royal monuments. You will see the Palace that was used for different occasions as The Coronation Hall, Funeral Hall, and Royal Guest House and the mysterious famous Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand.

Afternoon free at leisure

Overnight in Bangkok.

DAY 16: BANGKOK - FLY TO PHUKET (B)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, and take an opportunity to enjoy free leisure time in this amazing city before you transfer by private taxi to the airport, where you will check-in for your flight to Phuket. Upon arrival in Phuket, you will be met by a driver and transferred to your resort.

Overnight in Phuket.

DAY 17-18: PHUKET LEISURE DAY

Have some relaxing time at Phuket beaches.

Overnight in Phuket.

DAY 19: PHUKET DEPARTURE (B)

Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities, after which you can visit some local markets and buy souvenirs to help you remember your adventure. You will be transferred to the airport, where you will have to bid a sad farewell to South East Asia.

Goodbye and safe travel!

DESTINATION3 STARS HOTELWEBSITE
SIEM REAPHari Residence or similarhttps://www.hariresidence.com/
HANOIHanoi Era hotel or similarhttp://www.hanoierahotel.com/
HALONG BAYLegend White Dolphin Cruise or similarhttp://www.whitedolphincruises.com/
SAPABeautiful Sapa hotel or similarhttp://www.beautifulsapaboutique.com/
LUANG PRABANGVila Chitdara or similarhttp://www.villachitdara.com/
BANGKOKNarai hotel Bangkok or similarhttps://www.naraihotel.co.th/
PHUKETHyton Leevadee Phuket or similarhttps://www.hytonleelavadee.com/

UPGRADE 4 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 570.00 USD / PERSON

DESTINATION4 STARS HOTELWEBSITE
SIEM REAPPacific Hotel or similarhttps://pacifichotelgroup.asia/
HANOITirant Hotel or similarhttp://www.tiranthotel.com/
HALONG BAYV'Spirit Premier Cruise or similarhttps://www.vspiritpremiercruises.com/
SAPASapa Legend Hotel or similarhttps://uhmsapalegend.com/en/
LUANG PRABANGVilla Santi resort ans Spa or similarhttps://villasantihotel.com/
BANGKOKSilom Serene A Boutique Hotel or similarhttps://www.silom-serene.com/
PHUKETBurasari Resort or similarhttps://phuket.burasari.com/

UPGRADE 5 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 1396.00 USD/PERSON

DESTINATION5 STARS HOTELWEBSITE
SIEM REAPAngkor Miracle hotel or similarhttps://angkormiracle.com/
HANOIApricot Hotel or similarhttps://apricothotels.com/
HALONG BAYEra Cruise or similarhttps://eracruises.com/en/
SAPAVictoria Sapa or similarhttps://www.victoriahotels.asia/
LUANG PRABANGLuang Prabang View Hotel or similarhttp://www.luangprabangview.com/
BANGKOKCentara Grand and BBC at Central World https://www.centarahotelsresorts.com/
PHUKETKatathani Resort or similarhttps://www.katathani.com/
Start DateAvailability Price (Per Person)
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INCLUSIVE

Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services

All transportation mentioned above

International flight from Hanoi to Siem Reap, from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang, from Luang Prabang to Bangkok, with 20 kg luggage allowance per person

√Domestic flights from Bangkok to Phuket, with 20 kg luggage allowance per person

Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)

Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)

Experienced English speaking guide

Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

All sightseeing tickets according to the itinerary

Tissues and water on coach

Service charges and government tax

Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service

24/7 hotline support guaranteed

No extra charge after services confirmation

EXCLUSIVE

X International flights and airport taxes

X Beverage, Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities

Travel insurance

Public holiday surcharge (if any)

Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec

Early check-in and late check-out (If not mentioned)

Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Cambodia: 30$/person)

Vietnam visa

Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00 am – 05:00 am

Other services not mentioned above

BOOKING PROCESS

Don't be shy to drop us an inquiry email at hiendo@realisticasia.com  and we will get back to you within 24 hours.   

  • Step 1Double-check all single supplement fee (if any) or solo traveler surcharge (if you explore the journey on your own) and choose the date you prefer to go for the trip.
  • Step 2Click "Book Now" on the date you want to go and fill in the form with your requirements (if any), then to confirm the booking can click on "Pay Now" and make 500 USD deposit to secure your place via the link payment by credit card (Payment fee 3%) or by American Express (Payment fee 3.85%)
  • Step 3: We will send you a voucher confirmation within 24 -48 hours after receiving the deposit.
  • Step 4Send us your scan copies of passports for the process of making a visa approval letter; All the information will be kept confidentially. Pack your suitcase and be ready for an exciting holiday with us

If you would like to make any adjustments or have any concerns about the tour, click on "Enquiry Now" and let us know your request by filling in the form and we will get back to you within 24 hours. Please note down your phone number in the email or any contact details that you prefer us to reach you, this will enable us to have efficient communication with you. Several email exchange to confirm your final tour program.

PAYMENT AND DEPOSIT

1. Payment Process

  • Deposit: In order to secure your spot for the tour, an amount of 100% internal-flight tickets and 10% of land service are required to pay (the amount vary based each on tour basis). The amount should be made via bank transfer or our online payment method.

After receiving the deposit of your tour, a voucher confirmation will be sent to you within 24-48 hours.

  • Final Payment: The balance of your tour will be made one month before the travel date. Payment by bank transfer or online payment is accepted.

2. Payment Type 

  • Online payment by Credit Card with ONEPAY: We accept American Express, Visa card, MasterCard and JCB card since Realistic Asia is a verified member of OnePay system. Your card information will be protected during the transaction by using the security system with OnePay. Your invoice will be created when you confirmed the booking and send you the guideline to deposit your spot.

Kindly note: Payments by credit cards or American express we apply a service fee of 3,85%. If you need more details and further information or have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

  • By Bank Transfers: If you prefer to do the bank transfer, please contact us so we can send you the bank detail information. However, all the bank fee and foreign currency exchange have to be taken care at your end.

CANCELLATION

Realistic Asia must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would apply as follows:

  • 31 days and more before departure: 10% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 15-30 days before departure: 30% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 14 days and less before departure: 100% of the full payment.
  • No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full payment

CONDITION OF INSURANCE

  • Realistic Asia demands that all clients going on our trips hold proper personal medical insurance. If clients do not hold insurances and refuse to sign on before departure, Realistic Asia reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
  • Kindly acknowledge your acceptance of the above terms and conditions by signing and returning to Realistic Asia a copy of the present contract and of attachment with all itineraries.

OTHERS CONDITIONS

  • Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge
  • Any un-util services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
  • Any amendment / cancellation made after confirmed booking is nonrefundable
  • Tour is available at the time of booking
  • Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions
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