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Activities & Transport
- City Tour
- Meet the Locals
- Car with driver
- River Cruise
Main travel focus
14 day Ecotour Of Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam
- Elephant trekking & sunset in the top of the mountain with panoramic cityview
- Staying in ecolodge with stunning views and biking tour to tribal villages
- Off the beaten track and unique local experiences like Farming & Fishing
- Relaxing moments in boutique hotels/ resort with delicious food
Are you looking for a two-week trip that covers all of the Indochina highlights? This trip is made especially for you.
This tour will put you in central-located boutique hotels and cheer you up in local restaurants with authentic food. It will leave you some free days to enjoy and explore on your own while offering so many interesting optional tours for you to choose from. This tour is designed to let you enjoy the best of Indochina in just 14 days!
- Accommodation as listed in a good location
- Private transfer by modern car, brands such as Toyota, Mercedes, Ford with air-conditioner
- Shuttle bus between Hanoi - Ha Long - Hanoi, Hanoi - Mai Chau - Hanoi
- Buffet breakfasts at hotel daily
- Lunch & Dinners as described in the program at local restaurants
- Professional English speaking guide
- All entrance fees as described in the program
- Boat trip as program
- Mineral water on bus daily: 2 bottle/pax/day
- Internal Tourist insurance
- Handmade gift
- Visa fees ( 25$/person)
- Internal flights Hanoi - Da Nang, Da Nang - Saigon
- International air tickets
- Visa stamp fees on arrival (25$/person in cash pay directly in the airport)
- Drinks, Personal expense such as laundry, spa in hotel…
- New Year/Christmas Gala Dinner on 24 Dec/31 Dec (USD 75/per person per meal)
- Walking streetfood tour in Hanoi (USD 50/per person)
- Morning hiking to local villages in Mai Chau (USD 55/per person)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome To Luang Prabang!
Welcome to Luang Prabang, a World Heritage town since 1995! It is a combination of world-class comfort and spiritual nourishment.
Upon arrival at Luang Prabang, you will be transferred to your hotel. You can spend the day at your own leisure!
Discover The Sights Of Luang Prabang
After breakfast, you can enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene. Also visit the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture.
You will visit the Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts and Arts and Ethnology Centre. You may also wish to drive to the beautiful Kuangsi Waterfall where you can splash around in the turquoise pools or walk along the forest paths. There’s also an opportunity to visit the bear sanctuary nearby, run by Free The Bears Fund Inc.
You will then climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic view of the city at sunset and the Mekong River. The tour ends after a visit to the famous Night Market, where you can find handmade textiles, produced by the locals.
Marvel At The Elephant Camp
Rise and shine! Depart from your hotel. Arrive at the Elephant camp. Get an in-depth introduction into elephant behavior and communication with special emphasis on baby “Kit” and his training.
Meet the Elephants and cross the river for your first introduction to elephants bathing. Begin your spa-like bathing experience with the elephants. Pass the beautiful Lao gardens before exploring the jungle-covered Huay Nok stream.
Learn first-hand how your presence on tour helps Kit. After some final treats for the elephants begin the trek back to Manda Lao. Enjoy traditional Lao cuisine made primarily from our own organic produce. After lunch, you will get your transfer to Ban Pak Ou, from there you will take a boat to visit Pak Ou Cave before cruising down to Luang Prabang.
Fly To Siem Reap
Catch your flight from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap. Say farewell to Luang Prabang. You will leave for Siem Reap in the afternoon.
It is home to the famous Angkor Wat, one of the greatest cultural monuments in the world. Once you arrive in Siem Reap, you will be transferred to your hotel to relax and rest. Sleep well to prepare yourself for the activities tomorrow!
Explore Angkor's Temples
Get up in the early morning, ride a Tuk-Tuk to catch the sunrise in front of Angkor Wat temple and then come back to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, continue with your car to visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom City and then exploring the mysterious Royal City Angkor Thom.
Continue to visit the picturesque Ta Prohm that had nearly disappeared into the jungle and remains overgrown, an oddly haunting and exotic scene. The magnificent roots of a tree, pushing between the huge stone blocks of the temple in a sort of embrace, evoke feelings that you may remember forever. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
In the late afternoon, you will drive back to visit the intricately carved Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat – one of the world’s most impressive ruins. The temple still owns fine Apsara carvings in Angkorian era art. This evening, enjoy dinner with an Apsara dance show.
Catch Your Plane To Hanoi
In the morning, you can board your flight to Hanoi. Vietnam’s cultural heart that still bears traces of centuries of changes and known for its peaceful lakes, French styled buildings, old quarter streets, tree-lined boulevards, and brightly painted temples and pagodas.
Upon arrival, your driver and a private luxury car will greet you with a beautiful bunch of flowers and take you to the hotel in Hanoi. The remainder of the day will be all yours to stroll around the Old Quarter of Hanoi and its raucous streets full of traditional vendors and artisans.
Soak In The Countryside At Mai Chau
Soak in the countryside fresh air of Mai Chau. Depart from Hanoi to Mai Chau – an idyllic valley home to many hill tribes including the Dzao, Muong, and Thai. Arrive in Mai Chau around noon, check in your room.
In the afternoon, cycle to explore Mai Chau beautiful ethnic villages including Na Thia, Nhot, Pom Coong, Lac and Chieng Chau villages. Be welcomed by the friendly local people, talk with them and discover their traditional culture.
Take it all in: the spectacular scenery of Mai Chau and the relaxed rhythm of local life. Return to the Mai Chau Ecolodge. For evening enjoyment, you may choose to take part in a traditional dance show with Ruou Can (a local wine), a cooking class, a weaving class or all.
Spend Time Amidst The Mai Chau Countryside
After breakfast, spend the full morning to relax in the comfort of your room or unwind at the swimming pool & massage centre. You can also choose to explore the surroundings on your own.
Check out around 12.pm and transfer back to Hanoi.
Marvel At The Sights Of Halong Bay
Today you'll head out on a scenic drive to Halong Bay, a World Heritage Site Bay. It lies in the Gulf of Tonkin, includes some 1,600 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars.
The site's outstanding scenic beauty is complemented by its great biological interest. You will enjoy a welcome coffee upon arrival in Halong Bay before boarding for the overnight boat trip. Enjoy your seafood lunch on the jungle-covered boat then begin your fantastic cruise on Halong Bay. The scenery is truly breathtaking and is continuously changing.
This includes a visit to Sung Sot Cave, round over Tuan Chau Island, Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, DogIsland, Sail Island and a swim at Titop beach. Then you can kayak on your own. Dinner will then be on board while watching the sunset.
Cruise Through Halong Bay
Early risers can enjoy a morning view of Bay’s landscapes with a cup of tea, coffee, fresh fruits. Sitting on the upper deck, you can admire the breath-taking beauty of the rocky Islands rising from the crystal-clear waters of the Bay.
The quietness is almost eerie; you can hear birds singing, cicadas chirping ashore and the gentle lapping of the waves against your boat, the perfect soundtrack to accompany the fresh air and gentle breeze. Dive into the emerald green waters and splash around in the calm stillness of the morning. If you don’t feel like swimming or kayaking, feel free to sleep in or enjoy the bay from the sundeck.
Enjoy the brunch as your boat weaves through strange-shaped limestone rock formations. Then you will return to the port and transfer to the airport for flight to Da Nang. Your driver will pick you at the airport and take you to Hoi An.
Explore Magical Hoi An
Your Farming & Fishing Tour provides you with a close-up and intimate look to both the local farming and fishing communities. Accompanied by your tour guide, you will start the day leisurely cycling along country roads and witnessing local Vietnamese rural life first hand.
This pristine and beautiful experience will offer you an array of distinct and unique photo opportunities - maybe a water buffalo working in a rice paddy field, colorful road-side market stalls or farmers tending their crops. Later, you will board your Hoi An boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with and enjoy the hands-on experience of traditional net fishing.
You will also experience paddling the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats while exploring coconut-palm flanked waterways.
Travel To Saigon
Board the flight in the morning to Saigon. Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) which is the largest of Vietnam's cities.
The hustle and bustle of life co-exists with 300 years of timeless traditions and the beauty of a mixed colonial-orient culture. Upon arrival, your guide will take you to hotel for check-in & relax.
Explore The Mekong Delta
Arrive at Ben Tre, where the boat will cruise along the Ham Luong River, a branch of the Mekong. It will stop off at various local workplaces to give you a picture of how the local economy works.
Highlights of the a stop-offs include viewing a Traditional Brick kiln where bricks are still painstakingly made by hand and fueled by rice husk - an agricultural waste. Also, visit a coconut processing workshop where you can sample fresh coconut.
The boat will then stop at a quiet village where you can have a short walk to experience real Delta village life, before boarding your “xe loi” (a kind of motorized rickshaw) or cycling around the village amongst ravishing rice fields. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. The last trip of the tour will be by aboard a traditional sampan boat for a relaxing ride along narrow canals. Return to Saigon afterward.