Indochina Explorer Small Group Journey
LENGTH: 19 DAYS
TRIP GRADING: EASY
MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE: 16 TRAVELLERS
START PHNOM PENH (CAMBODIA)
FINISH LUANG PRABANG (LAOS)
• Return economy flights to Phnom Penh, returning from Luang Prabang flying Singapore Airlines~
• 17 nights hotel accommodation
• 1 night cruise accommodation
• Breakfast daily, 1 brunch, 4 lunches and 5 dinners
• 6 internal flights within Asia
• Transport in air-conditioned vehicles (except tuk-tuk and cyclo touring)
• Entrance fees
• Small group touring
• Tour Leader (when group size reaches 10 or more)
• Local English-speaking guides
• Return transfers
24 Jul 2018
Other departure dates available on request at an additional cost.
Perth from $4,355* per person twin share
Adelaide from $4,385* per person twin share
Sydney from $4,389* per person twin share
Brisbane from $4,395* per person twin share
Melbourne from $4,415* per person twin share
17 Feb 18,
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
DAYS 1-2: PHNOM PENH (CAMBODIA)
Hotel: Frangipani Royal Pala (Phnom Penh)
Discover Phnom Penh’s rich French-colonial past on a cyclo ride and explore the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. Reflect on the Pol Pot era at Tuol Sleng Museum and the Killing Fields before exploring the Central Market.
DAYS 3-4: SIEM REAP
Hotel: Somadevi Angkor Hotel & Spa
Take a short flight to Siem Reap, gateway to the magnificent temples of Angkor. Journey to Tonle Sap Lake and cruise past the floating villages before returning to Siem Reap. Walk through the temple complex in the pre-dawn light to witness the sun rise over Angkor Wat. Wander past the temples of Bayon and jungle-covered Ta Prohm, and admire Banteay Srei’s intricate pink sandstone carvings before a group dinner.
DAYS 5-7: SAIGON & MEKONG DELTA (VIETNAM)
Hotel: Northern Hotel
Fly to Saigon. Gain insights into the resilience of the Vietnamese people as you investigate the Cu Chi tunnels before wandering the city’s historic Dong Khoi Street. Tour the Notre Dame Cathedral and War Remnants Museum, and wind through the Mekong Delta’s canals.
DAYS 8-10: HUE & HOI AN
Hotels: Hotel Saigon Morin & Hoi An Historic Hotel
Fly to Hue and discover the Citadel and the Thien Mu Pagoda. A spectacular drive brings you to Hoi An. Stop at traditional houses and temples, and see the iconic Japanese Bridge. Enjoy a free day for further exploration.
DAYS 11-13: HALONG BAY & HANOI
Hotels: Overnight boat, The Ann
Fly from Danang to Haiphong, and drive to Halong Bay for your overnight cruise on a private Junk boat. Continue to Hanoi, to discover the Old Quarter and meet some boisterous locals at Bia Hoi. Enjoy a group dinner to celebrate your time in Vietnam.
DAYS 14-15: VIENTIANE (LAOS)
Hotel: Mandala Boutique Hotel
Fly to the Lao capital, Vientiane. Taste traditional Lao coffee and explore famous landmarks, such as the COPE Centre, Wat Pha That Luang and the Patuxai Monument. Discover the art of Lao silk weaving during your visit to a weaving centre in an old French villa, and receive a unique welcome at a traditional Lao baci ceremony in a local home.
DAYS 16-19: LUANG PRABANG & PAK OU CAVES
Hotel: Sala Prabang
A short flight brings you to fabled Luang Prabang. Visit the National Museum and Wat Mai temple. Take part in a cooking demonstration at Tamarind cooking school. Walk to Wat Xieng Thong temple before taking a boat trip to Pak Ou Caves. Explore a lively morning market and travel to Kuang Si Falls. Cook your own lunch before exploring Luang Prabang independently. Enjoy a farewell dinner to celebrate a memorable visit to Laos. Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.
*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 08 Feb 2018 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by debit and credit card may incur a surcharge. Package cancellation fees apply. Strictly limited numbers of Small Group Journey packages available on selected itineraries on set departures dates ~Where airfare is included, prices are in return economy. Flights subject to specific booking class availability. Once booking class is sold out surcharges apply. Flight restrictions apply. Flights must be paid in full within 7 days of booking and are non-refundable once issued. Frequent flyer miles/points may not be awarded on some classes or airlines. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Singapore Airlines Conditions of Carriage, Insider Journeys and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.