Real Southeast Asia
33 days from £1,499
Discover the allure of Southeast Asia on our exquisite 33 day adventure. This trip takes in 4 of the most beautiful and cultural Southeast Asian countries in the region: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. Travelling with a group and trip leader, you’ll uncover mighty temples, rural retreats, blissful island landscapes and buzzing Asian cities. Jam-packed with unique activities and cultural insights, you’ll soon be won over by this stunning part of the world.
What you get
Days 1-2: Arrive in Southeast Asia
Fly into Bangkok Airport and make your way to your starting accommodation. Meet your group and tour leader on day 2 and board an overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Days 3-5: Chiang Mai, Thailand
Arrive in Chiang Mai and make your way to an Elephant Jungle Sanctuary project. Meet mighty elephants and help bathe them. Wander the atmospheric night market and then hit the bars.
Days 6-7: Chiang Dao, Thailand
Delve into the surrounding countryside of Chiang Dao and check into unique accommodation high up in the treetops. Bike through the outskirts of Chiang Dao before returning to Chiang Mai.
Days 8-10: Mekong River, Laos
Cross into Laos by boat and cruise down the mighty Mekong River. Arrive in Luang Prabang and help at a vital volunteer project that supports local children. Discover beautiful Kuang Si Falls.
Days 11-12: Vang Vieng, Laos
Journey south to Vang Vieng and discover the refreshing waters of the Blue Lagoon. Enjoy a free day to relax and explore.
Day 13-15: Hanoi, Vietnam
Transfer to the airport and fly to Hanoi in northern Vietnam. Stroll along the banks of Hoán Kiem Lake and visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
Days 16-17: Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
Journey east towards the heavenly landscapes of Ha Long Bay. Embark on a boat cruise among the lofty limestone karsts, go kayaking, and spend the evening on a private beach.
Days 18-19: Phong Nha, Vietnam
After a quiet morning, cycle into Bong Lai village, passing through green fields and dirt tracks. Then, opt to journey deep into the jaw-dropping landscapes of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.
Days 20-21: Hoi An, Vietnam
Transfer to Hoi An. Spend your days exploring these atmospheric ancient streets. By night, the whole town is bathed in the warm glow of hand-made lamps.
Days 22-23: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Take a bus to Da Nang and board a flight south to Ho Chi Minh City. Head out on an excursion to the Cu Chi tunnels, which were used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War.
Day 24: The Mekong Delta, Vietnam
Visit the Tho Floating Market and interact with the locals who live here. Then, cruise through the thick green carpet of plant life that covers the waters of the Tra Su Forest.
Days 25-27: Koh Rong Island, Cambodia
Cross the border into Cambodia and board a ferry to Koh Rong Island. Enjoy the island way of life and cast off on a traditional boat to explore the island from the water.
Days 28-29: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Return to the mainland and take a bus up to the Cambodian capital. Visit the S21 Prison and choose to explore the regal Royal Palace.
Days 30-31: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Next stop: Siem Reap. Watch the sunrise at Angkor Wat. Tour around the temple complex, taking in the impressive faces of Bayon and the jungle covered ruins of Ta Prohm.
Days 32-33: Bangkok
Leave Siem Reap behind and travel back to Bangkok. Your tour comes to an end on day 33.
Accommodation & Meals
- 32 nights of accommodation are included on this trip.
- Mixed multi-share hostel dorms (sleeping 6-12 people).
- Some nights on overnight buses and trains.
- 19 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 5 dinners are included
"Very helpful and friendly service." - Libby Rothwell
"Convenient and unreal experience!" - Daniel Wint
"Brilliant! Once in a lifetime experience." - Kelsey Adams
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You should arrive into Bangkok on day 1 of this trip. You will need to make your own way from the airport to your starting accommodation in the city. The trip ends back in Bangkok on day 33.