Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia Tour

Yangon - Bagan - Mandalay - Hanoi - Halong Bay - Luang Prabang - Siem Reap

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Our guide and driver will pick you up from Yangon airport and transfer you to your hotel for check in.

The charm and peacefulness of the Yangon city as well as its numerous colonial and spiritual heritages make it a wonderful place to explore. The city is a combination of different architecture including of British, Burmese, Chinese and Indian influences.

The afternoon is free for you to explore the city on your own. In the evening, after a sumptuous dinner in Karaweik Palace overlooking to the Royal Lake, experience a unique cultural show performed by local artists.

Lunch on your own, Overnight at the hotel in Yangon.

In this early morning, after breakfast at your hotel, you will fly to Bagan – another fascinating land and also the World Heritage Site. The land is considered the richest archaeological sites in Asia thanks to thousands of temples and stupas scattering over the plains of Bagan which offer unique views that you have never seen. 

Your exploration will start with a visit to Nyang U Market in Old Bagan where you get a true insight into daily life of the locals. Your next destination is the spectacular Shwezigon pagoda - one of the most important religious buildings in Myanmar. The stupa has been served as prototype for later stupas built throughout the country.

Continue onto another well known temple in Myanmar - Ananda temple which is the most vivid masterpiece of the Mon architecture. In addition to the famous temples, you also have some stops to visit other surrounding temples.

In the afternoon, spend time learning more about local culture by visiting lacquerware workshop where you can witness first-hand the traditional techniques of craftsmen as well as wonderful products.

After breakfast, enjoy a delightful horse cart to Nan Paya pagoda – one of the largest temples in Bagan. With the harmonious combination of stone and brick, the pagoda features elegant perforated stone windows and four-faced Brahma carved on the four primary stone pillars in the central sanctuary.

Move onto Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple to admire its spectacular paintings on the walls of the vestibule, the corridor and the sanctum. Next to Gubyaukgyi temple is the gilded Myazedi which sits on square receding tiers.

You also visit Manuha Temple located at Myinkaba village. The temple was built by Mon King Manuha in 1059 with two white-washed storeys on a rectangular base. Wrap your exploration with a breathtaking sunset at the Shwesandaw pagoda – one of the most famous temples in Bagan.

In the morning, fly to Mandalay – home to rich history and traditional culture. Continue your way to Sagaing Hill to understand more about the local Buddhism of the region. You will visit Buddha Cave, Uminthonze pagoda and Sunooponnyashin pagoda to appreciate different beautiful Buddha images.

After the visit, keep driving to Amarapura – another interesting part of Myanmar which is famous for ancient Buddhist architecture holding the long lasting history of the country. Pay a visit to the Mahagandhayon Monastery – one of the most well known monasteries in Myanmar. This is a great place to learn about the pure life of local monks as well as the regional Buddhism. You will then enjoy a leisurely stroll through the stunning Ubein Wooden Bridge- the longest teak bridge on the world with the length of 1.2 kilometers.

The final stop in your journey is Mahamuni pagoda famous for its most revered Buddha image in the country.

You full day tour today is spent exploring some highlights of Yangon. Your first stop is Sule Pagoda - a magnificent landmark of the city with thousands of years old. Transfer to Chaukhtayi Pagoda and Kandawgyi Lake to relax in a green, tree-filled park. Take a short break for lunch.

 In the afternoon, your journey will be continued with a visit to the golden Shwedagon Pagoda- a famous structure in Myanmar’s religion. Along with the lake and the garden, the glitter of the pagoda has enhanced the beauty of the complex. Wrap your busy day with a beautiful afternoon market before transferring to the airport for a flight to Hanoi.

Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.

♣ Please check our selected hotels in Hanoi for your reference.

Your full day today is spent exploring the charming city. The capital city is an interesting destination for those who wish to discover the rich culture of the country. In this journey, you are offered great opportunities to explore some of the most important sites. Firstly, you will visit Ho Chi Minh Complex in which the body of the famous President is stored. Next to the mausoleum is the Presidential Palace with special typical French structure and architecture. Continue onto One Pillar Pagoda to explore its magnificent structure.

After getting the solemn ambience of the complex, you will pay a visit to the Temple of Literature – the first university in Vietnam. This is a popular place for Vietnamese students to visit and take commemorative photographs when graduating. Dating back to 11th century, the monument is a great connection with the past and a fine combination between the Le and Nguyen Dynasty style. Heading out to West Lake, you will visit sedate Tran Quoc and either the History Museum or the Ethnology Museum.

In the evening, there is a traditional Water Puppet Show for you to enjoy and soak in the traditional ambience. Meals on your own.

Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.

In this morning, say goodbye to the bustling city and depart for another dreamy land – Halong Bay – a great natural wonder in Asia. It is also one of the most popular trips from Hanoi. The thousands islands combine together make the place an exciting site to explore in any visit to Northern Vietnam.

The scenic drive will take you 3.5 to 4 hours. Once in the bay, you will be rewarded with some of the best of Vietnam. Embark on the boat and just pass through various stunning islands and inlets over the bay. Cruising over the bay, you truly get relaxing feeling with the tranquillity around you. More impressively, you may feel you are lost in the maze of fairyland as meandering along the limestone islands, numerous caves and fascinating stalactites. Not only impressed with the endless charm of the bay, the fabulous seafood served in an excellent menu is also your unforgettable memories during the trip.

Spend time taking in the fresh air of the bay on the beautiful boat. Overnight on board.

♣ Please check our selected cruises on Halong Bay for your reference

Get up early this morning to soak up in the fresh air and enjoy the morning views of the bay at its best. The beauty of the bay seems to be manifold as the first rays of the sun shine down the crystal clear water of the bay which make the bay more magical than ever. Join a Tai Chi on the top deck to experience the peacefulness in your soul. Afterwards, you could freshen up with a swim in Soi Sim beach or just stay on board and join a Vietnamese cooking demonstration.

After a brunch on board, back to the harbour and disembark the ship. Say goodbye to the charming land and take a flight to the wonderful city of Luang Prabang. Welcome on your arrival, transfer to the hotel for check in. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Today is dedicated to exploring the wonderful city of Luang Prabang. The city is a great place to explore the rich architectural and artistic heritage which presents the perfect combination between Lao traditional architecture and the colonial style. The city is also home to numerous Buddhist temples and monasteries.

After breakfast at your hotel, start your sightseeing tour of the city. The day trip offers you a great opportunity to explore some of the famous sites of the city including Royal Palace or National Museum - which still houses a collection of personal artefacts of the royal family, including photos, musical instruments; Vat Visoun- one of the most beautiful temples of Luang Prabang; Vat Aha - a small but wonderful temple and Vat May- the largest and also one of the most impressive the temples in LuangPrabang with rich decorations.

Wrap your memorable tour with a cup of coffee or a leisurely stroll along the river bank.

Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Luang Prabang.

In the morning, there is some time for you to visit some of the oldest temples in the city such as Wat Sene – one of the most beautiful temples in Luang Prabang famous for its painting of a deep ochre colour and the impressive WatXiengthong – a significant Lao monastery which holds the spirit of religion, royalty and traditional art.

After the visit, enjoy a boat trip along the mighty Mekong river to the hidden Pak Ou Caves. You will arrive at the caves in the afternoon. This stunning cave is well known for its hundreds of Buddha images with different size and shapes.

On the way back, stop at the Ban Xang Hai Village to observed first-hand the exciting making process of the famous rice wine throughout the country. In the evening, head back to Luang Prabang.

Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Luang Prabang.

After breakfast, take a flight to Siem Reap – one of the important center of Cambodia. The city features colonial and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter, and around the Old Market.

Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the hotel in the city center. In the afternoon, you will explore the rich history of the city by visiting the spectacular Angkor Wat – the most famous and largest temple complex in Cambodia and in the world as well. The complex is considered the architectural masterpiece thanks to its perfection in composition, balance, proportions, relief's and sculpture.

Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.

Your exploration today is spent delving in the magnificent Angkor temples. From the early morning, a tuk tuk will take you to Ta Prohm in the east of Angkor Thom. It is one of the largest monuments in the Angkor complex. You will see the trees growing out of the ruins which create a distinctive feature for the monument.

From there, make your way to Angkor Thom which is no doubt the expression of highest genius. The stunning architecture of the structure in all dimensions challenges the talent of any painters. Continue onto the well known temple of Bayon – the spectacular central temple of the ancient city of Angkor Thom.

Your city discovery will be continued with a visit to the nearby Terrace of Elephants with 300 meters long through the core of Angkor Thom. This impressive structure is adorned with carved elephants and garudas spanning the front of Baphuon. From the Terrace of Elephants, take a few steps to the terrace of the Leper King a double terrace located at the north end of the Terrace of the Elephants.

After lunch (on your own), drive to BanteaySrei – a beautiful Hindu temple complex and Preah Khan- one of the largest temples of Angkor.

After breakfast, there is some time for you to relax before being transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

List of hotels we use: Best price, strategic locations, carefully-checked.

In Vietnam

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Hanoi L'Heritage Quoc Hoa May De Ville Old Quarter Apricot
Halong Bay V'Spirit Cruise V'Spirit Cruise Glory Cruise Pelican Cruise

In Cambodia

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Siem Reap Mother Home Inn Claremont Tara Angkor Angkor Palace Resort

In Laos

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Luang Prabang My Laos Home Villa Chitdara Maison Dalabua Satri House

In Myanmar

Hotel
Category
Destination
Budget 3 - Star 4 - Star 5 - Star
Yangon Hotel Esta Grand United Ahlone Branch Best Western Green Hill Hotel Chatrium Royal Lake Hotel
Bagan Kumudara Hotel Bawga Theiddhi Hotel Myanmar Treasure Resort Aye Yar River View
Mandalay Hotel Dingar Victoria Palace Hotel Best Western Plus Eastern Mandalay Hill Resort

In Vietnam

Hanoi L'Heritage
Halong Bay V'Spirit Cruise
Hanoi Quoc Hoa
Halong Bay V'Spirit Cruise
Hanoi May De Ville Old Quarter
Halong Bay Glory Cruise
Hanoi Apricot
Halong Bay Pelican Cruise

In Cambodia

Siem Reap Mother Home Inn
Siem Reap Claremont
Siem Reap Tara Angkor
Siem Reap Angkor Palace Resort

In Laos

Luang Prabang My Laos Home
Luang Prabang Villa Chitdara
Luang Prabang Maison Dalabua
Luang Prabang Satri House

In Myanmar

Yangon Hotel Esta
Bagan Kumudara Hotel
Mandalay Hotel Dingar
Yangon Grand United Ahlone Branch
Bagan Bawga Theiddhi Hotel
Mandalay Victoria Palace Hotel
Yangon Best Western Green Hill Hotel
Bagan Myanmar Treasure Resort
Mandalay Best Western Plus Eastern
Yangon Chatrium Royal Lake Hotel
Bagan Aye Yar River View
Mandalay Mandalay Hill Resort

If you don't have much time but still want to travel 4 countries together: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar - you should pick this tour.

Do not worry if you can not follow this itinerary because you need to arrive and depart from different airports, just send us your plan and then we will adjust accordingly.

Myanmar Visa: you can apply e-visa on Myanmar goverment website - the Visa fee is 50USD

Cambodia Visa: you can apply Visa on arrival - Visa fee is 30USD

Laos Visa: you can apply Visa on arrival - Visa fee is 30USD

Vietnam Visa: we will prepare FREE Vietnam Visa letter for you and on arrival you just need to show the letter with 25USD for Visa fee

Our prices are valid for daily departures (except some special case as explained below) for group from 1 to 6 pax. If your party has more than 6 adults, please send us an email, we will advise our best price for your group.

For children, please note:

+ Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (maximum 2 adults with 1 child under 2 years old)

+ Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% price of adults

+ Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% price of adults

+ Children from 12 years old: as adult

Our prices are not valid for some special occasions and peak season as below:

° Christmas and New Year (normally, there will be surcharge for Gala Dinner on 24.Dec and 31.Dec Eves – applied for 4 and 5 star hotels)

° Easter Holidays - from 11.Apr.2018 - 19.Apr.2018 – some 5-star hotels in Hoian will have surcharge for Easter Holidays

° Vietnam Lunar New Year – from 13.Feb.2018 – 18.Feb.2018 – if you travel during this period, there will have surcharge for some services – we will advise you clearly at the time of booking

Inclusions

  • 13 day tour star from Yangon and end in Siem Reap.
  • 12 nights' accommodation.
  • Delight your taste buds with Vietnamese cuisine with 16 meals included.
  • Shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi
  • 6 x domestic/ regional flights: Yangon - Bagan/ Bagan - Mandalay/ Mandalay - Yangon/ Yangon - Hanoi/ Hanoi - Luang Prabang/ Luang Prabang - Siem Reap (including 20 kg checked luggage and 7 kg handed luggage)
  • All airport transfers
  • English speaking guide (in each location you will have a different guide).
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees as stated in the itinerary.
  • VIETNAM VISA LETTER
  • Service charges and government VAT tax

Exclusions

  • International flight tickets – We would be happy to provide you with a quote for international flights. Flights from South Africa to Vietnam/ Laos/ Cambodia/ Myanmar are approximately $700-$1500 per person return. The actual price varies depending on departure city, time of year and luck of the draw! Let’s contact us for more details.
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee: 25USD per person
  • Cambodia Visa fee: 30USD per person
  • Laos Visa fee: 30USD per person
  • Myanmar E-visa: 50USD per person
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
  • Travel insurance

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