Experience Indochina

From £1,095, 26 days, across Cambodia, Thailand, & Vietnam Trip code: TKRNC

  • Adventure 2 out of 5
  • Relaxation 2 out of 5
  • Culture 2 out of 5
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Trip Highlights

  • Take a remork to explore the Angkor temples
  • Experience rural village life at a Cambodian homestay
  • Explore Sihanoukville's tropical surrounds
  • Delve into Khmer history in Phnom Penh
  • Soak up the energy of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Relax on Nha Trang's beaches
  • Stroll the atmospheric streets of Hoi An
  • Discover Vietnam's Buddhist heart
  • Cruise peaceful Halong Bay
  • Experience the French air of Hanoi

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From the cool calm of rural villages to the steaming chaos of thriving cities, experience the diversity of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Along the way, revel in the sheer beauty of the landscape, the friendliness of the locals and the intriguing ancient traditions that give each country its unique flavour.

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Destination info

A great place for adventure travel, Thailand has a population of 65 million, is located in the heart of Southeast Asia and shares borders with Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia and Myanmar. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty complemented by impressive architecture, including strikingly beautiful temples. The country is also well known for its appetising food and the people renowned for their friendly manner.

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Day 1 Bangkok
Arrive early and visit exotic markets and serene temples in the bustle of vibrant Bangkok.
Days 2-4 Siem Reap/Angkor Wat
Travel into Cambodia to Siem Reap, home to the extraordinary temples of Angkor Wat. Be awed by the magnitude and beauty of this incredible area.
Day 5 Kompong Cham
Stroll the streets of Kompong Cham or discover the legends of nearby mountain temples.
Day 6 Phnom Penh
Arrive in chaotic, yet charming, Phnom Penh.
Day 7 Homestay
Head into Cambodia's countryside for a village homestay with a friendly local family.
Days 8-9 Sihanoukville
Find a spot on the secluded beaches that fringe Sihanoukville or take a boat trip out to surrounding islands.
Day 10 Phnom Penh
Back in the capital, perhaps learn about Cambodia's tragic history at the Tuol Sleng Museum.
Days 11-12 Ho Chi Minh City
Arrive in Vietnam and spend free time visiting Ho Chi Minh's tourist spots, including the Reunification Palace and Notre Dame Cathedral.
Days 13-14 Mekong Delta
Cruise along the Mekong before spending the night with local friends.
Days 15-16 Nha Trang
Bask on Nha Trang's golden beaches, take a boat trip or visit the mud baths.
Days 17-19 Hoi An
Almost frozen in time, Vietnam's Hoi An will enthral. Venture out on a guided bike ride to explore the countryside.
Days 20-22 Hue
As well as being home to an array of ancient imperial ruins, Hue is also the centre of Vietnamese Buddhism.
Day 23 Hanoi
Discover the ancient streets of Hanoi's Old Quarter on a walking tour.
Day 24 Halong Bay
Stop by a local initiative that supports people living with disabilities before boarding a boat for an overnight cruise on Halong Bay.
Days 25-26 Hanoi
Complete the adventure with a final night in Hanoi.

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What's included?

  • All accommodation
  • Activities as stated in the itinerary
  • Meals as stated in the trip notes
  • Services of a trip leader throughout
  • 24 hour support

What's not included?

  • Flights (unless otherwise stated)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas
  • Optional excursions
  • Items of a personal nature including spending money, drinks, tips and gratuities

Additional Information & FAQs

Minimum age

The minimum age is 18 years old. These trips can and do attract a variety of ages and customers will be of different nationalities too. It's all about having a passion for travel which is age-less!



Hotel (20 nts), Overnight sleeper train (3 nts), Homestay (2 nts)


Private minibus, Bus, Boat, Private vehicle, Overnight sleeper train, Ferry

Group Size
Maximum of 16 travellers per group

Allow USD $500 for meals not included.

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Tour Operator

This tour is operated by Intrepid Travel.


What is a Real Gap Tour?

Our Real Gap Tours are guided tours that are run through our (other) favourite travel companies. Typically, most of your travel will be on a bus/coach and you will stop off at a number of different destinations in your chosen country. We won’t be able to offer you a buddy list for these trips as people will book through different companies.


Advice & Safety

Throughout your programmes you will have the support and guidance of the programme co-ordinator and team. You will be provided with competent assistance and help with any questions or advice you may need during your stay.


You will be assigned a personal travel adviser who will co-ordinate your programme with you. Feel free to contact them at any time before you go, or when you are on your travels.


In addition, you will have access to a 24-hour emergency contact number so you can contact one of our staff at any time should you need to.


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Experience Indochina

Rabia Manaf - October 2014

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The best chapter in my life so far-met some amazing people, visited amazing destinations and I'm so glad I did the trip!

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Every single aspect-couldn't fault any part! Nam (Vietnam tour guide) was amazing-he really did go all out!

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Kathryn Murray - September 2014

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Amazing people, fantastic food, beautiful scenery, an experience to remember!

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What were the highlights of your trip?

Home stay with local families, meals with local families, guide optionally taking us to local restaurants.

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

Try eat where the locals eat, be prepared to be flexible, leave lots of room for souvenirs!

Experience Indochina2014-09-28


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