Vietnam & Myanmar ToursHanoi - YangonFamily TravelVietnam Tours from Siem ReapPhnom Penh ToursHanoi ToursHalong Bay Tours
Grand Indochina Tour - 17 Days

Explore Indochina on an exciting tour through Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar. This 17 day trip starts from the legendary Angkor Temples, to the bright lights of Saigon; visit tranquil beaches and encounter the magic of Myanmar’s glorious gold-leafed temples. This tour perfectly balances cultural immersion with sightseeing and relaxation, giving you an unparalleled Indochina experience. The tour could start from Siem Reap (Cambodia) and end in Yangon (Burma) or vice versa...

Start city: Siem Reap

End city: Yangon

Durations 17 Days 16 Nights

Departure: Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Siem Riep - Phnom Penh - Chau Doc - Saigon - Hoian - Hue - Halong - Hanoi - Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Yangon

Extendable with optional tours from Yangon

Grand Indochina Tour - 17 Days

4.9389830508475 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Rating 4.94 (295 Votes)

Price from: $2710 - Book now!

 


Any part of this itinerary can be tailor-made to fit your needs, e.g. tour length, activities, destinations, hotels.

This is sample itinerary for the package of Grand Indochina Tour - 17 Days. Contact us for more details and best offer (Prices depend on your travel dates, specific hotels/ resorts and activities).
Day 1: Welcome to Siem Reap.
Day 2: Discover Angkor.
Day 3: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh – City Tour.
Day 4: Phnom Penh – Chau Doc.
Day 5: Chau Doc – Mekong Delta Tour – Saigon.
Day 6: Saigon – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnels.
Day 7: Saigon City Tour – Hoian
Day 8: Hoian City Tour.
Day 9: Hoian – Hue.
Day 10: Hue – Hanoi – Halong Bay.
Day 11: Halong Bay Cruise.
Day 12: Halong - Hanoi.
Day 13: Hanoi City Tour – Yangon.
Day 14: Yangon – Bagan.
Day 15: Bagan – Mandalay.
Day 16: Mandalay – Yangon.
Day 17: Yangon City Tour.

Day 1: Welcome to Siem Reap.
Welcome to Siem Reap, the gateway into the Angkor temples. Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Angkor Archaeological Park encompasses dozens of temple ruins including Bayon, Banteay Srei and the legendary Angkor Wat. Upon arrival, your tour guide and a driver will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for check in. Now you can spend the afternoon on a relaxing walking tour, exploring the town and visiting the Old Market.
Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.
Cam Rep1
Day 2: Discover Angkor.
Enjoy an entire day dedicated to discovering the mysterious Angkor temples. Wake before dawn and drive to Angkor Wat complex - the largest religious monument in the world at sunrise. Dawn is one of the most beautiful and haunting times to visit the temples and see Angkor Wat reflex on the water.
Hot coffee or tea will be served afterward (you could also order breakfast box from your hotel and serve here and avoid the crowd when they go back to hotel for breakfast)
The journey continues with Angkor Thom’s imposing South Gate, topped with the four serenely smiling faces of Avalokiteshvara. Next we visit Bayon temple, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Enjoy a lunch of traditional Khmer cuisine served at the home of a local.
Leaving Angkor Thom by the North Gate, you travel to Preah Khan (Sacred Sword), one of Angkor’s largest temples, constructed in the 12th century by Jayavarman VII. You should not miss Ta Prohm Temple, which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty with its giant trees that have grown there for centuries. Then we visit Angkor Wat, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, which was constructed by Suryavarman II who reined Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century and dedicated them to the Hindu God Vishnu. The plan of the pyramidal conception of the temple combined with spaces, alleys and ditches is an ancient masterpiece of architectural design and construction.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 3: Siem Reap  Phnom Penh – City Tour.
Today you fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s modern capital.  Despite its recent turbulent history, Phnom Penh’s wide tree-lined boulevards and faded colonial mansions holds an undeniable charm. Your driver and guide will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel. Start by learning about the Khmer Rouge and Cambodia’s recent, bloody history on a guided tour of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the notorious Choeung Ek “Killing Fields.” In the afternoon, try out your best bargaining skills on a walk through the city’s expansive “Russian Market,” where you can find anything from motorcycle parts to valuable gems. Finalize the day with a cyclo ride down Sihanouk Boulevard to visit the National Museum and the Royal Palace, home to the royal family and the opulent Silver Pagoda.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh.
Cam.Phnompenh5
Day 4: Phnom Penh – Chau Doc.
Today travel by speedboat down the Mekong River, through Cambodia and into Vietnam. Spending the cruising down the river, enjoying views of the fluvial landscape is an unforgetteable experience... Arrive in Chau Doc in the late afternoon. Your driver and guide will meet you at the dock and take you to your hotel for check in.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc.
Day 5: Chau Doc – Mekong Delta Tour – Saigon.
This morning, drive from Chau Doc to Saigon, stopping along the way to explore the serene Mekong River Delta. Have breakfast then travel by car to the riverside town of Cai Be. Visit a candy factory and orchard garden, where you will have an opportunity to listen to traditional Vietnamese music. Enjoy a relaxing lunch at a riverside restaurant then set out by rowboat to explore some of the delta’s many islands. In the afternoon continue on your drive to Saigon. Check in to the hotel then enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.
Day 6: Saigon – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnels.
Leave Saigon and drive through South Vietnam’s countryside to Tay Ninh province to visit the magical Cao Dai Temple, home to the Buddhist fusion religion that took root in the 1920s. Join a noon-time ceremony at the colorful temple then stop for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, continue on a journey to visit the historic Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground labyrinth constructed by the Vietnamese soldiers to survive American air raids during the Vietnam War. Those bold enough have the opportunity to crawl through sections of the tunnels to understand the living conditions of the Vietnamese soldiers during the wartime. Return to Saigon in the late afternoon.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.
VN Saigon1
Day 7: Saigon City Tour – Hoian
Saigon, Vietnam’s largest city, is a vibrant, modern metropolis, converging East and West. After breakfast at the hotel, spend the morning on a guided tour of this captivating city, visiting the Reunification Palace, the War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Post Office and Ben Thanh Market. In the afternoon, drive to the airport to catch your flight to Danang. Your driver and guide will meet you at the arrival gate and take you on the short drive to the tranquil, riverside town, Hoian.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.
Day 8: Hoian City Tour.
Enjoy time for relaxation as you immerse yourself in the serenity and charm of this sleepy beach town. From the 16th to 18th century Hoian was a thriving international port frequented by Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab merchants, who came to trade in the high quality silk still produced in the region. Today, Hoian is a relaxing resort popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, skilled tailors and numerous cafes. Take a half-day walking tour through the ancient quarter’s narrow winding streets, visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Hall, the 200 year old Tan Ky ancestral house and the famous Japanese Bridge. In the afternoon, enjoy free time to shop, explore and relax.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.
Day 9: Hoian – Hue.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then check-out and drive northward to Hue over the 500m-high Hai Van pass. Enjoy a stop at the scenic Lang Co Beach for a drink before continuing on to Hue - a UNESCO World Heritage site. Spend the afternoon on a leisurely walking tour through Vietnam’s ancient capital city, visiting the Royal Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum of King tu Duc - a replica of the king’s palace built for the next reincarnation of the king.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation:  Hotel in Hue.
VN Hue4
Day 10: Hue – Hanoi – Halong Bay.
Today you will travel to North Vietnam’s magical Halong Bay. Have breakfast at the hotel then fly to Hanoi. Your driver will meet you at the airport and take you on a drive through the countryside along the Red River Delta to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Halong Bay. Arrive in Halong City in the late afternoon. Enjoy the afternoon to rest and relax at the hotel.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Halong Bay.
Day 11: Halong Bay Cruise.
Spend a whole day and a night on a traditional Junk Cruise in the amazing Halong Bay: a natural wonderland composed of jutting limestone islands and sparkling turquoise waters. Arrive at the dock around noon and board your junk. Savor a gourmet lunch of fresh seafood onboard as you sail out into the mystical bay. In the afternoon, you will cruise around some of Halong’s numerous islands. Visit one of the most beautiful caves in Halong area. Stop at an island cove with a sheltered white-sand beach and take a dip in the warm waters of the Gulf of Tonkin (if the weather will be suitable). Pass the night on the junk, lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking of calm waters.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: on cruise.
VN HalongKayacking
Day 12: Halong - Hanoi.
Awake early and participate in Tai Chi excercises on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for brunch then take advantage of the sundeck while admiring the amazing rock formations of Bai Tu Long Bay as you navigate back to Halong City. Your driver will await you at Halong pier, then drive back to Vietnam’s capital city, Hanoi. In the evening enjoy a traditional Water Puppet performance - an unique Vietnamese art form hailing from Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.
Day 13: Hanoi City Tour – Yangon.
Spend a half-day exploring Vietnam’s charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, french colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas; Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone. Your city tour guide will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and stilt house); the Presidential Palace; the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Temple of Literature, the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake. In the afternoon, drive to the Noi Bai Airport to catch your flight to Myanmar. Transfer to your hotel in Yangon City Centre and check in to.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.
Day 14: Yangon – Bagan.
Today travel to Bagan: Myanmar’s archeological wonderland and home to over 3,000 ancient temples dotted among lush farmland. After breakfast at the hotel, you will drive to the airport to catch your short in-country flight to Bagan. Start the day by exploring some of the region’s many red-brick temples. Starting with Shwe Zi Gone Pagoda, believed to enshrine a hair and tooth of Guatama Buddha, then move on to the 11th century, That byin Nyu and Manuha pagodas. In the afternoon visit a lacquer works then enjoy a beautiful sunset over the legendary Irrawaddy river. (Optional Balloon ride over Bagan if the weather conditions will be suitable).
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.
MM Bagan1
Day 15: Bagan – Mandalay.
Begins with a flight to Mandalay. The driver and guide will meet you at the airport and take on the hour trip through the beautiful countryside to Mandalay. You will spend the day on a tour of Mandalay starting with the Mahagandaryone Monastery to watch the monks partake in their afternoon meal and rice ceremony. Next we visit the adjacent U Bein wooden bridge, continuing on to see the Mahamuni Image - a bronze Buddha statue cast during Buddha’s lifetime, tapestry works, wood carvings & bronze casting workshops, a marble carving workshop and a silk-weaving home cottage. After lunch at a local restaurant continue on your tour and visit Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery, Atumashi Monstery, and Kuthodaw Pagoda - known as the “world’s biggest book.” Finish the day with a sunset visit to Mandalay Hill, enjoying panoramic views ofthe brilliant green countryside as the sun trails slowly into the West.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.
Day 16: Mandalay – Yangon.
Today you will fly back to Yangon. Arrive in Yangon in the late morning and start your tour around this colorful, colonial city. Visit the Buddha's Tooth Relic at Kaba Aye (World Peace) Pagoda and Maha Pasana Cave. Savor a lunch of traditional Burmese cuisine then continue on the tour, visiting a glass factory followed by Myanmar’s largest reclining Buddha, a gigantic monument glittering with gold leaf. Then head to the Bogyoke Market for some souvenir shopping before exploring the Sule Pagoda and Mahabandoola Park Independence Monument in the heart of Yangon.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.
MM Yangon5
Day 17: Yangon City Tour.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then take a guided walk through Yangon’s old colonial neighborhood. Starting at Sule Pagoda, walk to City Hall, passing the British buildings of Emmanuel Church and the inland water transport. Stroll by Burmese food stalls and admire the exotic selection of edibles. After lunch at a downtown restaurant we will visit the gaudy, golden-temple wonderland, Shwedagon Paya - Yangon’s most impressive monument. Drive to the airport in the late afternoon to catch your departure flight home. Bon Voyage!
Meals: Breakfast.

1. Are tour dates of flexible?

Yes, this tour package is private and you can depart on any dates at your convenience.

2. Can I extend or change my stay?

Absolutely! Extra days can be arranged in most areas if desired. Let us know how you would like to customize your trip and we will do our best to accommodate you. You can ask helps from our travel consultant to amend or extend your stay (subject to availability of hotels and flights; surcharge may be applicable).

3. Are the rates displayed per person or per room?

The prices shown on our website are per person based on twin/ double accommodation.

4. Any surcharges if my travel dates are during Christmas or New Year Holidays?

The rates are regular price and they are not included a compulsory dinner (Gala Dinner) on the day of Christmas or New Year Eve. Surcharges depend on specific hotels you stay at, so our travel consultants will give further information to you in communications.

5. Are there any discounts available?

We offer select trip discounts periodically throughout the year, especially in the low season (Summer time in Vietnam is from May to Sep). Please contact our travel consultants to get more details.

6. How do I pay when I want to book this tour?

We accept payment by debit/ credit card (Visa, Master, Amex), cash and bank transfer. When you confirm a booking with us, we will send you our online payment link or bank details to deposit 30% of the total tour cost. The balance will be due as soon as you arrive in Cambodia. Our travel consultants will give more details via email about payment instruction.

7. Are meals included?

We have tried to balance flexibility and convenience regarding meal options. This tour package includes daily buffet breakfast at hotels and some lunches or dinners as listed in parenthesis next to the tour itinerary on each day tour. In the major cities, where there are a wide variety of restaurants, we generally do not include meals to allow our travelers the flexibility of choosing their own food preferences. Our tour guides can recommend some options for our clients to choose from according to traveler's interest & budget.

8. What type of food is typical of Vietnam?

Vietnamese cuisine is quite varied from the North to the Centre and to the South, having had many external influences over the years that have created an interesting mix of cooking methods and ingredients. French presence in the recent past has led to the assimilation of French cuisine influence, and is often attributed with Pho noodle soup's rise to popularity. Most meals include rice, as well as fish sauce which is a popular condiment added to almost every meal throughout the country.

9. What if I have a special request on food?

You just need to share us your request on type of foods, we will choose a right restaurant and order suitable menus for you.

10. What are the accommodations like?

Vietnam Tours only recommends good hotels rated from 3 stars to luxurious resorts. They are located within walking distance of the town center and the reception generally speaks English. For more information, check with your travel consultants to view pictures of our suggestion on standard hotels/ lodges/ resorts. Don't forget that you can give your favorite name of hotel brands to us, so we can get your concept.

11. What type of transportation is used?

Our Vietnam tours utilize a variety of primarily private transportation (arranged just for your groups) including new and modern vans/ cars, motor boats, etc. We use a mix of private (vans/ cars)/ public transportation (domestic flights, sharing cruises, trains) to provide travelers with the safest and most efficient transit in each area.

12. Is this tour suitable for kids?

Yes! If you have children traveling with, ask your travel consultants to customize the tour program to fit a variety of interests and ages. We also focus on family friendly vacations with less travel and minimum drive times and maximum in-country activity that will keep younger minds engaged.

13. How many people are typically on your tours?

We only offer completely private tours, so only the people you book for will be on the tour. If you are alone, it will just be you and your guide. If you are a couple, just the two of you and your guide, and so on. We believe this is the best type of tour, so that it can be personalized to you, go at your own pace, and so that you can have the full attention of your guide for the duration of the tour.

14. Is this trip a good choice for solo travelers?

Yes, it is. You will still have a private tour guide and driver to accompany throughout the journey. However, you have to cover all expenses regarding accommodations (single room), tour guides, transportations because no-one shares cost with.

15. Do tour rates include international flights?

This tour only includes domestic flights. We find that it is usually less expensive for travelers to book these separately and this also allows you the flexibility to choose the schedule and routing that is most convenient for you. You can purchase international flights on your own, or we can certainly help you arrange these flights with an airfare consolidator who specializes in international flights.

16. How do I get to the hotel from the airport when I arrive?

When you arrive at airports, you will be greeted with your name on our driver/ tour guide's welcome sign, then get transferred to your hotel.

17. How if bad weather such as storm, flood, landslide occurs during my holiday with Vietnam Tours?

Our Travel Consultants and Tour Operators keep checking weather forecast every-day, if the weather is bad and it may affect to your safety, we will discuss with you regarding a tentative program immediately.

18. How much should I budget for tips?

Tips are not compulsory on any of our tours. However, it is customary to offer a small tip for exceptional service. Other travelers opt to bring small souvenirs from their home to give to tour guides and drivers along the way.

19. Is travel insurance included? And is it recommended?

Travel insurance is not included in our tour price. Absolutely, we recommend you to contact with your local agent in your country to buy travel insurance before you go.

20. How to change or cancel my reservation?

- You can change or amend your schedule in advance or during your trip but surcharge maybe applied according to our contract with local suppliers, hotels and airlines. Regarding cancelation terms, please check out this link: https://asiatravelandleisure.com/terms-conditions.html

Want to Ask a question?

 

TRAVEL MAPS

Grand Indochina Tour - 17 Days map

Price Included

  • 7 Domestic flights ( Siem Reap - Phnompenh; HCM City - Danang; Hue - Hanoi; Hanoi - Yangon; Yangon - Bagan; Bagan - Mandalay; Mandalay - Yangon).
  • 3 star accommodations.
  • A night accommodation on Halong Cruise.
  • Meals which indicated in the itinerary.
  • Transportation by A/C car per itinerary.
  • English or French speaking guide.
  • All entrance fees, boat trips & excursions.

Price Excluded

  • Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar Visa.
  • Meals and drinks, except those mentioned.
  • International flights except those mentioned.
  • Beverages, Tipping and other personal expenses.
Did you know? All of our tours are private and daily depart. TRAVEL VIETNAM can organize any additional accommodations, domestic and regional flights. Call us on +84982 661 133 to speak to one of our experts.

Add comment


CUSTOMIZE THIS TOUR

(We'll get back to you within 8 business hours)

About Travel Vietnam

Indochina’s foremost active travel company designs journeys of comfort and authenticity to the most amazing destinations in the region since 2005.
Best Tours, Best Service & Best Rates, guaranteed!

Why Choose Travel Vietnam?

Top Vietnam Private Trip

Central Vietnam & Angkor Temples - 7…

Vietnam Travel presents this Central Vietnam & Angkor Temples Package (7 Days/ 6 Nights) which offers a visit to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Hoian (Vietnam), Southeast Asia’s major trading ports during the 17th and 18th centuries & Siem Reap...

Price: from US $870

Vietnam Vacation 13 Days

This Vietnam Vacation package, covering all primary places of interests stretching along the geographic length of Vietnam from the South to the North, enables tourists to witness the panoramic view of landscapes and diversified cultures within 13 days. Turn your...

Price: from US $1,370

Highlights of South & North Vietnam …

A compact program to see the highlights of South and North Vietnam in 10 days. Capture the essence of Vietnam, from the vibrant waterways of Mekong Delta to Hanoi’s intoxicating mix of old and new and to the fascinating lives...

Price: from US $965

Exotic Vietnam & Myanmar - 14 Days

Blessed with rich history, diversified culture, a tour to Vietnam and Myanmar offers an unbeaten experience in Southeast Asia. Following the cruise in magical Halong Bay, this 14 day trip offers a great chance to experience the vibrant life of...

Price: from US $2,435

Highlights of Vietnam & Cambodia - 1…

This program combines the hidden charm of Vietnam and the mystical treasures of Angkor in Cambodia with a unique opportunity to experience the natural beauty and traditional lifestyle found throughout the Mekong Delta... The tour is flexible can start in...

Price: from US $1,530

Photos Gallery

Save up to 30% on tours! Get exclusive access to members only deals by email.
HANOI - VIETNAM
Unit 507, International Centre,
17 Ngo Quyen St., Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi
T: +8424 3942 9444 - F: +8424 3942 9442
HCM CITY - VIETNAM
6th Floor, Sovilaco Bld., 1 Pho Quang St.,
Tan Binh Dist., Ho Chi Minh City
T: +8428 3997 2255 - F: +8428 3997 2256
SIEM REAP - CAMBODIA
67 Oum Khun Street,
Khum Svay Dankum, Siem Reap
T: +855 6396 7008 - F: 855 6396 7009
LUANG PRABANG - LAOS
No 203, Ban Mano,
Luang Prabang, Laos PDR.
T: +856 7191 9444 - F: +856 7191 9333
YANGON - MYANMAR
6th Floor, 158 Building, 45 Street,
Botataung Township, Yangon
T: +95 944 312 1788 / +951 201026
BANGKOK - THAILAND
Unit 1251, Siam Piwat Tower,
989 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok
T: +66 95-614-3184/ +66 92-386-2385
© 2019 Travel Vietnam Travel Vietnam. International Tour Operator licence No: 0919/TCDL. All rights Reserved. DMCA.com Protection Status
A division of Asia Travel & Leisure.