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Southeast Asia Tours – escorted small group trips to Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand.
An unforgettable journey of cultural discovery, the tour brings you the best of Vietnam and Cambodia visiting Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoian, Danang, Saigon, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap & Bangkok.
Explore the essence of Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. Marvel at Indochina’s ancient glories and intriguing customs. From scenic Ha Long Bay to quaint Buddhist temples in Luang Prabang, you’ll experience a cultural extravaganza unlike any other. Highlights also include village visits and special cultural activities.
Trip visits: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Luang Prabang, Bangkok
Join us on this extraordinary journey to explore Vietnam’s culture, history and wondrous landscapes. This Southeast Asian country of 90 million people is famous for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas, French colonial landmarks and bustling cities. The enchanting journey of cultural discovery truly brings out the best of Vietnam.
Trip visits: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Da Nang, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
The itinerary offers a quick overview of the most important sites these three countries have to offer, taking in such splendid historic sites as the temple ruins at Angkor Wat and the Old Town of Luang Prbang. During the tour, participants will have lots of opportunities to interact with locals including farming families in quaint villages.
Trip visits: Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Luang Prabang, Bangkok
Discover the heart and soul of Vietnam, explore the ancient glory of Cambodia, and witness the old traditions and modernity of Thailand co-existing in perfect harmony. The active cultural journey strings together some of Southeast Asia’s best travel destinations including the splendid UNESCO World heritage Sites of Ha Long Bay, the Old Town of Hoi An and the glorious temple complexes in Angkor Wat. This meticulously crafted itinerary broadens your horizons and deepens your insight into this dynamic region currently going through rapid transformation.
Trip visits: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Da Nang, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Bangkok
Explore amazing Myanmar in depth with expert guides and in an intimate small group setting. Formerly known as Burma, the beautiful and culturally rich country of 60 million in 100 ethnic groups is rapidly emerging from more than 50 years of military dictatorship. As international visitors are flooding in, Myanmar’s frontier feel may be quickly disappearing. Now is the time to visit this extraordinary land, where the traditional ways of Asia endure and areas previously off-limits are opening up. Myanmar’s glittering golden pagodas, enigmatic ruined temples, picturesque countryside and colourful culture are ready for you to explore.
Trip visits: Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake, Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay
Amazing Thailand is famous for its friendly people, rich culture, beautiful landscape, colourful customs and tasty cuisine – reasons that have made the country so popular as a tourist destination. This remarkable journey of cultural discovery takes in Bangkok, the nation’s capital, and Chiang Mai, a strategic city in northern Thailand known for its artistic and cultural heritage. Just a few years ago, a mobile phone SIM card in Myanmar cost over 2,000 U.S. dollars but nowadays you can have one for $2. Indeed, much has changed in Myanmar since late 2010 when the country began to take steps towards democracy.
Trip visits: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake, Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay, Bangkok
A grand journey of cultural discovery through Indochina, Thailand and Myanmar, the active tour strings together some of Southeast Asia’s top highlights including numerous attractions on the list of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. The meticulously crafted itinerary broadens your horizons and deepens your insight into a dynamic region of Asia that is going through rapid transformation.
Trip visits: Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Luang Prabang, Bangkok, Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake, Mandalay, Maymyo, Bangkok
This tour intends to help guests gain a deep insight into a region of Asia where people across national borders share so much in common. Northern Myanmar (Burma), northern Thailand and China’s Yunnan Province are all culturally rich and diverse and yet many ethnic groups here speak similar languages and have the same ancestry.
Trip visits: Bangkok, Yangon, Bagan, Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay, Chiang Mai, Kunming, Dali, Lijiang and Hong Kong
This cultural journey brings you the best of Vietnam and Cambodia. Highlights include UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Hoi An Old Town and ancient temple ruins in Siem Reap. The active itinerary involves lots of walking and stair climbing in high heat and humidity.
Trip visits: Hanoi, Hoi An, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Siem Reap and Bangkok.
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