Indochina 2021
Trip to vientam, cambodia & laos

A dream trip to the heart of ancient Indochina, recording the most beautiful places in Vietnam and its incredible Halong Bay, knowing the Angkor temples in Cambodia, feeling like the eighth wonder of the world and ending in Luang Prabang, with its monks in saffron, its gastronomy, incredible temples, the Mekong and its ethnic villages.

Southeast Asia offers a true cultural treasure and the most spectacular landscapes in the world. You will get to know in an authentic way about its history, small towns, fabulous architecture, Buddhism, monks in saffron, wonderful temples and paradisiacal landscapes with their rice fields, canals, rivers and jungles. Endless surprises await you that will have this the most enjoyable trip of your life.

Dates: from March 26 to April 15

Duration at destination: 18 nights

Trip summary

SIEM REAP (CAMBODIA) - 3 DAYS

Siem Reap is the gateway to the temples of the Angkor region, capital of the Kmher empire, declared a World Heritage Site. We will explore its wonderful temples won by the jungle. As in the Tomb Raider movie, we will advance between huge fig trees and giant vines that hug each other on the stone foundations. We will enjoy the breathtaking views of Angkor Wat at sunrise, the largest Hindu temple in the world. We will go by boat to see the floating villas of the Tonle Sap lake and their houses on stilts. We will visit a Cambodian art school for young people, where the techniques of ancient Khmer carvings in stone and wood are taught. And we will go to the Phare Circus, one of the best in the world in the Cirq du Soleil style. Siem Reap has a lot to offer, such as its lively nightlife on Pub Street, where we can taste something delicious at “The Red Piano” the restaurant owned by Angelina Jolie.


HOI AN  - BANA HILLS - GOLDEN BRIDGE(VIETNAM) 3 DAYS

Hoi An is one of the most picturesque cities in Vietnam, located in the center of the country. Its ancient case is a World Heritage Site, with its historical architecture and pedestrian streets full of shops and restaurants. We will explore its markets, take a cooking class, and walk through the old town with its many attractions and bridges. At sunset we will board a boat to appreciate its shores lit by hundreds of small silk lamps. In Danang we will go to the spectacular Marble Mountains and take the cable car to Bana Hills and the Bridge of God, from where we will have spectacular views and tour the French villages.


MAI CHAU - 2 days 

The beauty of the Mai Chau Valley, northwest of Hanoi, with its green rice paddies and friendly locals will be an experience that will take us to know the authenticity of rural Vietnam. We will make gentle walks, we will ride a bicycle visiting its villages and learning about local life, its agriculture and its beautiful crafts. We will enjoy a traditional show and taste the famous local wine.

HANOI - 3 days

In Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, we will have a thousand opportunities to tour and learn. Temples and pagodas, the picturesque Old Quarter, the luxurious French Quarter, a perfect blend of native and French culture, with exquisite cuisine. Full of life, we will have the opportunity to ride the cyclo-ride, tour its food venues in a street-food, learn about its history and recent past. Approach the Ho Chi MInh mausoleum, considered the father of the nation and get to know its humble home that is preserved just as it was left. It will be intense days with a lot to know: Temple of Literature, the Hoa Lo War Prison, the oldest pagoda, trying the typical Vietnamese coffee, going to the markets and mixing with its people. Just crossing the streets full of motorcycles is an adventure itself. 

HALONG BAI - BAI TU LONG - 2 days

Going to Ha Long Bay is perhaps the most expected on a trip to Vietnam, another World Heritage site, it is a wonder with its karst formations that form thousands of islets and its emerald waters. We will spend 2 full days with its nights on one of the most beautiful cruises that exist, in a traditional Chinese boat, which will take us to Bai Tu Long, an area away from the multitude of boats that unfortunately invade the Bay. We will be in uncontaminated places, with beaches where you can bathe, we will be able to do kayaking, visit caves, we will go to know what life is like in a floating village, and on the way we will make a stop in a rural town to witness a performance of water puppets, a very traditional Vietnamese.

Two days of pure enjoyment and relaxation without having to worry about meeting a busy schedule. Two days that will become unforgettable.

LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU CAVES - KUANG SI WATERFALLS (LAOS) - 4 days

 Luang Prabang, the ancient capital of the Luang Prabang province in northern Laos, is located in a valley where the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers converge, being the country's royalty capital until 1975. It is one of the most beautiful cities Southeast Asia, known for its many Buddhist temples of beautiful classical architecture. We will participate in the daily morning ritual where the monks parade to receive alms from the local population, a typical scene from Luang Prabang. We will visit its temples, the Royal Palace, we will climb Mount Phousi, we will sail upriver along the Mekong to the Pak Ou Caves, filled with thousands of golden Buddha statues. We will meet a local distillery and taste the rice wine. We will bathe in the natural turquoise pools that form at the foot of the Kuang Si waterfalls, we will meet the ethnic peoples of Hmong and Khmu to learn more about the colors and diversity of the culture of Laos. And we will have an opportunity to get in touch with the traditional agricultural work of plowing the land with buffaloes, preparing seeds, cultivating, harvesting and processing rice and other interesting activities. And above all we will breathe the calm and beauty of this place, where orchids grow everywhere.

INCLUDED:

  • Permanent support and coordination of Colores de India
  • Sieam Reap - Danang / Danang - Hanoi / Hanoi - Luang Prabang flights
  • Van for exclusive use with bottled water and air conditioning
  • 12 meals
  • 4 * hotels with breakfast and one 3 * hotel, superior room
  • Local guides
  • Cruise with 2 nights on board
  • All tickets and activities in detail in the itinerary
  • Boat rides
  • Cooking class
  • Bicycles in specific places on the itinerary
  • Kayak or rowing boat in Bai Tu Long
  • Tips for driver and guides

NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights to reach destination and return
  • Visas
  • Drinks at meals
  • Meals not mentioned
  • All types of entry and activity not mentioned in the itinerary detail
  • Any other type of personal expense
  • Everything that is not included in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance


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