Vietnam Cambodia Laos Thailand by Intrepid Travel

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vietnam best of vietnam cambodia original 18 days hanoi to bangkok departs every tue thu sun selected wed itinerary day 1 hanoi soak up the sights and scents of the old quarter or experience the city s spiritual side in the many active temples days 2-3 halong bay experience the dramatic plus local payment us$200 physical culture shock scenery of halong bay on an overnight boat trip swim in emerald waters and explore the stalactite formations in the many hidden caves days 4-5 hue as the home of buddhism and education in vietnam hue exudes a tranquil air sample the food at dong ba market and visit the impressive imperial citadel days 6-7 hoi an once a prosperous river port this captivating town is now a world heritage-listed site explore the narrow streets and shop for ceramics woodware and tailored clothes days 8-10 ho chi minh city with vibrant chaotic ho chi minh city as our base visit the infamous cu chi tunnels where we learn about the viet cong resistance effort day 11 chau doc

vietnam vietnam family adventure family 15 days hanoi to ho chi minh city itinerary days 1-2 hanoi explore vietnam s pleasant and picturesque capital with its green parks tree-lined streets and lovely lakes enjoy an evening water puppet show and take a plus local payment us$200 physical culture shock cyclo ride through the old quarter where vendors trade painted t-shirts watches and shoes days 3-4 halong bay cruise the warm waters of halong bay with its towering limestone peaks and stalactite-filled caves legend has it the bay was created by the flailing tail of a dragon keep an eye out for that other legendary creature the tarasque who is said to inhabit these parts days 5-6 hue a former imperial capital and important buddhist centre hue maintains a tranquil atmosphere visit pagodas royal tombs and the lively dong ba market days 7-9 hoi an travel past fantastic coastal scenery on the way to the ancient town of hoi an there is the opportunity to meet local kids on a visit to a school

vietnam vietnam basix basix 21 days hanoi to ho chi minh city departs every sun sep to mar selected sun apr to aug itinerary day 1 hanoi lose yourself in the chaos of the old quarter or take a stroll around hoan kiem lake days 2-4 halong bay cruise among the stunning limestone islands plus local payment us$300 physical culture shock and enjoy a delicious seafood meal spend the night on cat ba island day 5 sapa this former french hill station is worlds away from the rest of vietnam friendly blue h mong and the shy red dzao roam the streets of town selling their wares the mountain air is crisp and the views are spectacular days 6-8 ta van head off along the narrow mountain trails to ta van village see h mong farmers tending fields lots of waving kids and plenty of buffaloes also visit the fascinating bac ha market awhirl with colourful flower h mong handicrafts and livestock days 9-10 hanoi return to hanoi where there s time to browse the shops take a cyclo ride or catch a water

vietnam vietnam cambodia in style independent 15 days hanoi to siem reap departs daily subject to availability itinerary day 1 hanoi wander among the french-colonial architecture and vibrant city markets of vietnam s charming capital city day 2 halong bay jump aboard a traditional wooden junk and cruise magnificent halong bay sit back and physical culture shock enjoy your overnight boat stay and dine on delicious local food day 3 hanoi return to hanoi via a ceramics village enjoy an evening performance of the famous water puppets days 45 hue a private sightseeing tour of the former capital includes a boat trip on the perfume river to thien mu pagoda the imperial citadel and the serene tomb of emperor tu duc days 6-7 hoi an travel via the scenic hai van pass to the delightful town of hoi an it s worth an early rise to visit the local market and see the haggling over fish spices and vegetables that takes place a fantastic insight into local life days 8-9 beach break indulge in a

vietnam sapa adventure independent 6 days ex hanoi departs daily subject to availability itinerary days 1-2 hanoi staying in the heart of hanoi s fascinating old quarter there is so much to explore right outside the door enjoy a guided walking tour and visit ho chi minh s mausoleum before boarding the overnight train physical culture shock to sapa if there s time check out the fascinating ethnology museum day 3 sapa travel through breathtaking scenery to the former hill station of sapa spend a day soaking up the valley atmosphere or stretch your legs on a walk to the blue h mong village of cat cat day 4 sapa trek enjoy a guided trek along buffalo paths surrounded by hillside rice terraces spend the night with a family in ta van village inhabited by the zay people days 5-6 overnight train/hanoi walk on to su pan village before returning to sapa the afternoon is free to further explore before an overnight train to hanoi photography competition 2005 blue h mong girl with baby sapa

cambodia heart of cambodia original 15 days ex phnom penh itinerary days 1-2 phnom penh pay respect to lives lost on visits to the tuol sleng genocide museum and the choeung ek killing fields and immerse yourself in a more glorious era plus local payment us$200 physical culture shock among the khmer treasures at the national museum days 3-4 battambang the french-colonial shop houses along the riverfront lend a certain elegance to battambang s facade explore the surrounding countryside ride on the town s `bamboo train or take a cooking class days 5-7 siem reap join the locals for a taste of the `real cambodia and try some fried spiders on the way to siem reap our base for visits to the temples of angkor see the sunrise at angkor wat and spend a day exploring the temples including the mysterious bayon day 8 kompong cham the gateway to the north-east is a wonderful place for a mekong boat ride day 9 kampot famous for its pepper laidback kampot is the ideal place to enjoy a river

cambodia cambodia basix basix 13 days bangkok to ho chi minh city departs every mon sun selected thu itinerary day 1 bangkok colourful markets and serene temples longtail boats and tuk tuks welcome to bangkok shop till you drop recover with a massage and top it off with plus local payment us$200 physical culture shock some tantalising thai cuisine days 2-4 siem reap hire a tuk tuk and head out to explore the awesome temples of angkor maybe stopping by the landmine museum on the way you may also want to take a boat ride on lake tonle sap day 5 kompong cham with its wild west vibe and french-colonial character kompong cham makes for a great stopover hire a bike and cross the bamboo bridge to koh paen island to experience traditional khmer village life day 6 takeo homestay enjoy local hospitality from our homestay hosts in rural takeo days 7-9 sihanoukville take a boat trip laze on the beach or check out the local nightlife if mangrove forests rhesus monkeys and jungle fowl are your

cambodia/laos angkor explorer independent 4 days ex siem reap departs daily subject to availability itinerary day 1 angkor wat with its soaring towers and extraordinary bas-reliefs angkor wat is considered to be one of the most inspired monuments ever built the town of siem reap is an excellent base from which to visit the stunning comphysical culture shock plex days 2-3 banteay srei/ta prohm after an optional but highly recommended early morning outing to see the sunrise over angkor wat visit the red sandstone banteay srei often called the jewel in the crown of angkorian art continue on to ta prohm where jungle and temple collide the following day cruise on lake tonle sap stopping at a floating fishing house for an insight into the lives of the locals day 4 siem reap a day of leisure with plenty of time to shop for silver t-shirts or batik in the old market or squeeze in some final sightseeing accommodation superior tourist class hotel with private bathroom 3 nts transport private

thailand thailand north south original 28 days ex bangkok departs every sun itinerary days 1-2 bangkok cruise down the chao phraya river to wat pho home to a reclining buddha days 3-4 kanchanaburi raft down the river kwai and visit the jeath plus local payment 17000 thb physical culture shock war museum day 5 ayuthaya explore the temples and ruins of ayuthaya days 6-7 chiang mai ride an elephant raft down the river shop cook or enjoy a thai massage day 8 village homestay experience village life and sample a traditional northern thai dinner days 9-11 hilltribe trek discover the unique cultures of the hilltribes days 12-13 golden triangle visit the opium museum and take in the sights and smells of the night market days 14-15 bangkok take the chance to visit the weekend chatuchak market days 16-19 khao sok sleep on a floating rafthouse in the midst of mountains and rainforests for trips that run from may to oct days 20-24 homestay/ko pha-ngan enjoy a village homestay and explore the

thailand thailand family adventure family 13 days ex bangkok itinerary day 1 bangkok there are so many exciting ways to see the sights of bangkok hail a tuk tuk look down on the city from the skytrain or travel the traditional way by plus local payment 8500 thb physical culture shock boat days 2-3 kanchanaburi cruise through the canals of bangkok to see the magnificent reclining buddha at wat pho visit the infamous bridge on the river kwai and take a dip in the waterfall of erawan national park day 4 ayuthaya explore the ancient temples and sprawling ruins of ayuthaya where 33 kings ruled siam during one of the richest periods in siamese history day 5 chiang mai get up close to hippos gibbons and rhinos at the chiang mai zoo enjoy the views from the hilltop temple of doi suthep before an evening at the colourful night market day 6 elephant conservation centre/homestay ride through the jungle atop a majestic elephant at the elephant conservation centre be treated to a northern thai

thailand tribal thailand basix 15 days ex bangkok departs every sun thu itinerary day 1 bangkok grab a tuk tuk and get out there days 2-3 river kwai spend a memorable day in this infamous area where thousands died creating the death railway for plus local payment 8500 thb physical culture shock a change in mood head to one of thailand s most beautiful national parks for a dip beneath a waterfall day 4 ayuthaya explore the buddhist monuments ancient temples and royal ruins of this once majestic city this former capital saw 33 kings come and go before eventually being destroyed by the burmese day 5 chiang mai an intrepid favourite chiang mai is bursting with temples shops and delicious food days 6-8 hilltribe trek hiking through thailand s northern hills stay overnight in simple traditional huts it is a privilege to meet the locals in their own homes and learn about their fascinating cultures and day to day life day 9 chiang mai time for a well deserved shower massage or maybe even a