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Indochina Encounter QBK

Trip Duration 10 Days
 

Journey from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City

Travelling by local transport, we experience the variety that South East Asia has to offer. From the vibrant Thai capital of Bangkok we cross the border to Phnom Penh in Cambodia and continue to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Along the way we have the chance to explore the ancient temples of Angkor and cruise between floating fishing villages on Lake Tonle Sap.

Tour Highlights

  • Bangkok - Explore the 'klongs', the network of waterways skirting the city's modern skyscrapers (optional)
  • Siem Reap - Gateway to the iconic and awe-inspiring Khmer temple complex of Angkor
  • Battambong - Dusty streets lined with Colonial buildings and Khmer temples
  • Phnom Penh - Learn about the dark history of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia's buzzing capital (optional)
  • Ho Chi Minh City - Learn about the resourcefulness of the Viet Cong at the Cu Chi Tunnels (optional)

Itinerary

Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour in Bangkok

  • 2
    Journey overland to Siem Reap

  • 3
    In Siem Reap; free time to discover the temples of Angkor

  • 4
    In Siem Reap; free time to explore Angkor further

  • 5
    Journey to Battambang across Tonle Sap Lake

  • 6
    Drive to Phnom Penh; orientation walk in the city

  • 7
    In Phnom Penh; free time to visit the Killing Fields

  • 8
    Drive to Ho Chi Minh City; orientation walk of Old Saigon

  • 9
    In Ho Chi Minh City; free time to visit Cu Chi Tunnels or Mekong Delta

  • 10
    Tour ends in Ho Chi Minh City

Trip notes

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Indochina Encounter
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Why Book this trip
This classic journey through three countries from Bangkok to Ho Chi Minh City has been created for more adventurous travellers who enjoy discovering a destination by travelling overland predominantly using local transport. Some early starts and long journeys can be expected, as well as plenty of free time to explore this rewarding and fascinating region along the way. You will see a lot in a short space of time! If you have more time this tour combines with our Good Morning Vietnam (QVN) tour which covers the length and breadth of Vietnam.
Included meals 5 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Train, Boat, Public Bus, Taxi
Accommodation
1 night Premium Hotel
5 nights Standard Hotel
3 nights Simple Hotel
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader(s)
Group Size
Generally 8 - 14