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Backroads from Hanoi to Bangkok QLT

Tour Duration 12 Days
 

Vietnam, Laos and Thailand Adventure

This exciting journey takes us from bustling Hanoi and beautiful Halong Bay in the north of Vietnam to laid-back Luang Prabang in Laos; and by slow boat into northern Thailand. We journey through Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai before finding ourselves in Bangkok, one of Asia's most exciting cities. We get happily lost in Hanoi's Old Quarter, spend a night on a boat on Halong Bay and explore Chiang Mai's walled Old Town.

Tour Highlights

  • Hanoi - Get lost in the bustling narrow streets of the Old Quarter
  • Halong Bay - Spend a night on a boat in one of South East Asia's most iconic sites
  • Luang Prabang - Chill out in this sleepy riverside town
  • Mekong River - Travel by boat through rural Laos to the Thai border
  • Thailand - Time to enjoy the night markets and night life of Chiang Mai and Bangkok

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour in Hanoi

  • 2
    Drive to Halong Bay; overnight on boat

  • 3
    In Halong Bay, morning cruise; Return to Hanoi; walk in Old Quarter

  • 4
    Fly to Luang Prabang in Laos

  • 5
    In Luang Prabang, free day with option to visit Kuang Si Waterfalls

  • 6
    Journey by boat on Mekong River; overnight in Pakbeng village

  • 7
    Continue by boat, cross Thai border; drive to Chiang Rai

  • 8
    Drive to Chiang Mai via The White Temple

  • 9
    In Chiang Mai; orientation walk of Old Town

  • 10
    In Chiang Mai, free time with option to visit elephant sanctuary; sleeper train to Bangkok

  • 11
    Arrive in Bangkok; free day with option to cruise on klongs (canals)

  • 12
    Tour ends in Bangkok

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Why Book this tour
Experience the contrasting cultures of three distinct countries. Consider as part of a combination with other tours in the region for an extended trip.
Included meals 10 1 1
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bus, Train, Boat, Flight, Taxi
Accommodation
5 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Standard Boat
3 nights Simple Hotel
1 night Basic Overnight Train
1 night Comfortable Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Boat Crew, Explore Tour Leader(s)
Group Size
Generally 8 - 14