Vietnam Cambodia & Thailand Signature
There are few places with as much awe-inspiring majesty as the emerald jewels of Southeast Asia. Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand have captivated travellers for decades, and with centuries of history, charm and smiles – it’s easy to see why! These three countries offer immense beauty and experiences you can’t have anywhere else.This all-encompassing experience exposes you to a ‘little bit of everything’... and a lot of culture! You’ll cruise around renowned UNESCO sites, tour riveting museums, and come face to face with majestic elephants. You will be exposed to the cultural history of these countries with visits to Ho Chi Minh’s former residence and his mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, the Great Temple, Bayon Temple, and more. Then, you’ll have fun getting hands on as you learn how to cook Thai food from a local family.Uncover the secrets of an entire region, and return home with enough memories to last a lifetime!
3 Days in Hanoi
1 Day in Halong Bay
3 Days in Ho Chi Minh City
3 Days in Siem Reap
3 Days in Chiang Mai
2 Days in Bangkok
Day 1 Hanoi (airport meet and greet)
Welcome to Vietnam! You will be greeted at the airport by a smiling hostess with a sign, before being fast-tracked through the visa process and meeting your personal driver. From the airport you will be transferred to your hotel to relax and take in Hanoi.
Day 2 Hanoi (Half-Day tour)
Today, you will embark on your tour of Hanoi. You will be picked up by your driver and taken to see Ho Chi Minh’s former residence and his mausoleum, as well as One Pillar Pagoda and the grand temple of Literature. Later, enjoy a private, three hour walking tour of the French Quarter, where you’ll discover Buddhist pagodas and Soviet-era architecture.
Day 3 Hanoi – HaLong Bay (3 hours)
In the morning you will be taken from Hanoi to wonderful Ha Long Bay – enjoy the spectacular scenery en-route. You will board your luxury cruise ship and enjoy a fantastic overnight stay on the bay itself. Enjoy complimentary kayaking and explore the water at your pleasure, before enjoying a lavish dinner in the evening.
Day 4 Ha Long Bay – Hanoi-- Ho Chi Minh City (2 hour flight transfer)
After an early rise to enjoy breakfast and Tai Chi on the boat’s sun deck, you will be privately transported back to Hanoi, before boarding a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, you will be picked up by a personal driver and transported to your hotel and relax!
Day 5 Ho Chi Minh City (Half Day Tour)
Start your exploration of Ho Chi Minh City with a visit to Cholon, the city’s Chinatown (and considered by many to be the largest and most complex in the world). Later, view the Jade Emperor pagoda, before heading to the city’s Dong Khoi Area to marvel at the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Saigon Central Post Office.
Day 6 Ho Chi Minh City (8.5 Hours)
Today, head 60 miles northwest to Tay Ninh, home of the Great Temple. The architectural beauty was uniquely built to reflect its blended traditions. Stop for lunch at a local Vietnamese restaurant, before finishing your day at the Cu Chi tunnels.
Day 7 Ho Chi Minh City – Siem Reap (1 hour)
Today, your diver will transport you to Ho Chi Minh Airport for your flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia. After the short flight, you’ll be greeted and fast-tracked through the visa process. Then you’ll be whisked away to your hotel to relax and recuperate.
Day 8 Siem Reap (9.5 hours)
Start your day early at Angkor Wat to see the incredible sunrise over the magnificent temples! Then, take advantage of your private Tuk Tuk to explore the temples- including the Bayon Temple and the mystical Ta Prohm.
Day 9 Siem Reap (4 hours)
Today, you’ll explore Siem Reap and take a Tuk Tuk ride to Lolei, Bakong, and Preah Ko Temples. After this thrilling tour, you will be given a monk’s blessing before being returned to your hotel to enjoy the afternoon at your leisure.
Day 10 Siem Reap – Chiang Mai(1.5 hours).
Today, you’ll board a flight to Chiang Mai, Thailand. Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by a guide and a personal driver, and whisked off to your accommodations.
Day 11 Chiang Mai (Full Day Tour)
You’ll discover the temples of Lampang and Lamphun today, and visit the world’s first animal hospital later on. You’ll marvel at the exquisite architecture of Temple Wat Phra That Lampang Luang, and have the unique opportunity to shop for handicrafts at Baan Tawai.
Day 12 Chiang Mai (Full Day Tour)
Immerse yourself in the city’s culture by spending the day as the houseguest of a traditional Thai family. Hone your culinary skills with a personalized cooking class, before enjoying a delicious home-cooked lunch.
Day 13 Chiang Mai- Bangkok (1 hour flight transfer)
Take a short, one hour flight to Bangkok today. When you arrive, you’ll be picked up and ushered through the city’s bustling Chinatown to sample some culinary treats.
Day 14 Bangkok (Full Day Tour)
After a tasty breakfast, a friendly English-speaking guide will escort you to historic Wat-Po- one of the oldest, largest, and most breathtaking temples in the city. After you’ve had your fill, you’ll visit the majestic Grand Palace, where we suggest you keep your camera handy! After you’re done snapping away, you’ll enjoy a scenic boat tour of the city, before visiting the powerful and serene Wat Arun temple.
Day 15 Bangkok (airport transfer home)
Enjoy a tasty breakfast before being transferred to the airport for your flight home. Safe travels!
Old Quarter, Chua Huoag Perfume Pagoda, White Thai Hill Tribe, Tam Coc Caves, Pagoda of the West
Cat Ba National Park, Yen Tu Mountain
Ho Chi Minh City:
The War Remnants Museum, HCMC General Library, Suoi Tien Cultural Park, Can Gio Eco Beach Resort
Wat Chedi Luang, Doi Suthep, Chiang Mai Zoo
Bird Sanctuary at Tonle Sap Lake, Crocodile Farm, Tonle Sap Reservoir, Banteay Chhmar.
Wat Arun (The Temple of Dawn), The Grand Palace, Floating Market, Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), Jim Thompson House, The Golden Mount (Wat Saket), Khao San Road, Chao Phraya River
Hanoi Street Food Walking Tour
Discover the historical sights and delectable bites of Hanoi’s Old Quarter on a 2.5-hour food tour of the city. Accompanied by a passionate gastronomic guide, feast your senses on the exotic flavours of Vietnam; sample fresh fruit, sumptuous street food and local delicacies like pork crepes as you stroll amid the antique charm of the Old Quarter.
Ho Chi Minh City
Mekong Delta Discovery Tour
Journey from Ho Chi Minh City into the heart of the Mekong Delta on a small-group tour led by an experienced local guide in a private long-tail boat. Explore both jungle-shaded canals and wide waterways to see fishing villages, exotic fruit farms, and so much more!
Cambodian Circus Show
Be mesmerized by the captivating choreography and hypnotic colour of a Phare performance in Siem Reap. Feast your senses on a 90-minute spectacle that blends riveting theatre with folk music and distinctively Cambodian stories.
Cambodian Village Cooking Class
Gain hands-on experience in the art of Cambodian cuisine during a 3-hour cooking lesson with a local chef. In the morning or afternoon, travel round-trip via tuk-tuk from your hotel to a rural village outside Siem Reap. Eat your creations afterwards!
Romantic Dinner Cruise on Chaophraya River in Bangkok
Watch the lights of greater Bangkok sparkle from the city’s Chao Phraya River during this romantic 2-hour dinner cruise. Expertly crafted cocktails, live music, a smiling, friendly crew, and a candlelit buffet dinner await you. Excellently crafted cocktails, live music, and a candlelit buffet dinner await you!
Bridge on the River Kwai and Thailand-Burma Railway Tour
Take a memorable ride on the Thailand–Burma Railway- a fixture known for the thousands of POWs and slaves who lost their lives in building it. Regarded as the Death Railway by many, you’ll learn why so many paid the ultimate price for its construction. Later, visit the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and the Jeath War Museum- both stunning memorials of fateful events in Southeast Asia’s history.
Weather and climate
The weather in Vietnam fluctuates based on the season and your location. The northern part of the country can get very cold in the winter, but summers tend to be moderate. In Central and South Vietnam, summers are very hot and humid.
Cambodia is a rather flat country and so the weather is fairly uniform throughout the whole country. There are two distinct seasons – the dry season runs from October to April, and the wet season from May to September. May and June are typically the hottest, wettest months of the year.
Thailand's climate is tropical with an average annual temperature of 82°F and high humidity. There are three distinct seasons – the hot season from March to May, the cool season from November to February, and the rainy season from June to October.
Cuisine & Wine