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Colonial Indochina


Tour Code : VC014

12 Days. Explore the cities and colonial capitals of Indochina, Hanoi, Luang Prabang and Siem...


2 days

Halong Bay

2 days

Luang Prabang

4 days

Siem Reap

4 days

Day 1 Hanoi
Upon your arrival in Hanoi, you’ll be greeted and transferred to your hotel at the city centre. In the afternoon explore a little of downtown or enjoy a traditional music performance, and a good, light-hearted introduction to the country’s culture.
Day 2 Hanoi
A city tour of colonial Hanoi. The Ho Chi Minh Complex, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and the Temple of Literature, in the afternoon take a cyclo ride through the old town and visit the peaceful lake of Hoan Kiem. In front of this lake is the famous Water Puppet Theatre where you'll see a fantastic performance
Day 3 Hanoi - Halong Bay
Travel to Vietnam’s number one destination - Halong bay. Transfer out to the internationally famous and stunningly beautiful Halong Bay from a two day cruise.
Day 4 Halong Bay - Hanoi - Luang Prabang
Continue your cruise through the bay after lunch return to Hanoi and fly to the colonial world heritage site of Luang Prabang
Day 5 Luang Prabang
Explore Luang Prabang on foot, take in the royal temples and the delightful architecture in this UNESCO World Heritage Town
Day 6 Luang Prabang
Half Day trip to Kuang Si Waterfall
Day 7 Luang Prabang
Half day Cooking Class with famous Tam Nak Lao Restaurant in Luang Prabang. Starts at 10:00am for outdoor market tour for about 1 hour then you will have demonstration and cooking of two dishes for lunch Luang Prabang Salad and Feu Khua (sticky rice noodle with chicken and vegetables).
Day 8 Luang Prabang - Siem Reap
Take the flight to Siem Reap spend the afternoon visiting Angkor Wat - The crowning jewel of Khmer architecture, Angkor Wat is the national symbol and the highlight of any visit to Cambodia
Day 9 Siem Reap
Angkor Thom - The fortified city of Angkor Thom covers an area of 10 square km. Visit Ta Prohm - (Jungle Temple). Finally, visit Phnom Bakheng - a hill that provides one of the best views of Angkor Wat.
Day 10 Siem Reap
Visit Banteay Srei Temple - Seemingly Miniature In Comparison To The Other Angkor Temples, Banteay Srei is considered to be the jewel of classical Khmer art. Built in pink sandstone, the walls are covered in exquisitely preserved carvings of unusual delicacy. Because of its small size, fairy-like atmosphere and extraordinary examples of Khmer sculpture, this temple is often a favourite with visitors. Embark on an excursion to the Tonle Sap Lake (Great Lake) with boat trip. Located in the heart of Cambodia, this extraordinary lake swells up to seven times its original size during the monsoon season. Its ecosystem is one of the richest and most diverse in the region. This boat trip will explore the floating fishing villages that live at the edges of the lake, passing submerged forests and fishing farms.
Day 11 Siem Reap
Visit the Chantiers Ecoles (Artisans d'Angkor) - Les Chantiers Ecoles: vocational centre trains 650 apprentices a year including 160 in fine arts and crafts trades. Guided tours through the different workshops such as stone sculpture, woodcarving, polychromie, and watch the artisan at work. Spend the rest of the day free at leisure in Siem Reap.
Day 12 Siem Reap - Departure
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight



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The quoted price exludes any international flights but includes all internal flights while on the tour. Tour costs are based on two people travelling and sharing a room. The price quoted may vary depending on the time of year and the final itinerary. If you have a specific budget please get in contact with us so we can make a proposal.

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Luang Prabang River Lodge

A central Lodge with stunning views over the Mekong all designed in a contemporary stylish finish.

Flower Garden Hotel

A modern hotel located in the heart of Hanoi, friendly staff and clear 360 degree views of Hanoi from the restaurant at the top floor.  


Villa Deux Rivieres

A boutique hotel situated in the centre of Luang Prabang, decorated in a traditional Lao style, with modern facilities

Indochina Sails

A deluxe wooden junk boat designed in time-honoured traditional style, with contemporary and luxurious cabins and facilities. A great way to experience the natural beauty and spectacular seascape of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Somadevi Angkor Resort & Spa

An ideal retreat to experience comfort and luxury in one, as you take a journey into history and relive the magical grace of Angkor


Maison Souvannaphoum

Set in World Heritage town of Luang Prabang and the historic residence of Prince Souvannaphouma, step back in history; be treated like royalty with a stay at this exquisite mansion

Halong Jasmine

An Indochina styled luxury wooden junk boat, enjoy an intimate candle-lit dinner in the Jasmine restaurant, or just relax and unwind in the Jasmine Spa, Halong Jasmine is the perfect way to enjoy the bay.

For a lower or higher budget contact us for a tailored made solution


Tailor-made holidays designed for you. Our expertise in the region through our local offices and contacts on the ground means great planning, expert up to date knowledge and value for money, creating the perfect trip to meet your budget and requirements.