Vietnam, Laos & Thailand on a Shoestring

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Duration: 22 days

Trip code: AVVL

Three countries, three capitals, three weeks, 1 tour! On this Southeast Asian 22-day tour, you’ll explore Vietnam, Laos and Thailand, starting from Vietnam's largest city; Ho Chi Minh City in the south, and heading north to the country capital of Hanoi. Stopping at beaches and bays, including beautiful Halong Bay in Vietnam, and with stays in Hue along the way, you’ll then roam through the French-influenced country of Laos, visiting Vientiane before heading to Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang and travelling along the Mekong River for a night in a traditional homestay, before crossing into Thailand. Explore the night markets of exciting Chiang Mai before ending your amazing 22 day tour in the buzz of Bangkok.

Trip highlights

  • Take a 22 day trip through Vietnam, Laos and Thailand; this is three weeks of serious Asian exploring!
  • Start your trip in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, travelling to Bangkok at the end of your trip
  • Sprawl on Vietnamese beaches, explore citadel cities, markets, temples, pagodas and more!
  • See the wonder of the world that is Halong Bay
  • With a great range of activities and optional extras you’ll find adventure at every turn 
Further trip information

Visiting three Southeast Asian countries in three Southeast Asian weeks, on this 22 day trip you’ll discover the historical ghosts of Indochina; heading from Ho Chi Minh City from South to North up Vietnam's backbone, diving in for a browse of Laos before ending your trip with a southerly decent into the beauty of Thailand’s capital, Bangkok.

For further details, please refer to the full itinerary information.

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City. Arrive and meet the rest of your group 
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City. Free day to explore this incredible city. Overnight train to Nha Trang
Day 3: Nha Trang. Explore local markets, chill out on the beach or get a dose of local history at nearby historical sites.
Day 4: Nha Trang. More time in Nha Trang. Overnight train to Hoi An.
Day 5: Hoi An. Noodle making class. Street food crawl. Opt to cycle to the beach, get some new clothes at a local tailor or explore the old town.
Day 6: Hoi An. More time to do anything you missed yesterday!
Day 7: Hoi An to Hue. Head north to Hue. Opt to visit the Royal Citadel, cruise along the river or just chill out with a picnic.
Day 8: Hue. Free time in Hue. Overnight train to Hanoi.
Day 9: Hanoi to Halong Bay. Journey to the waterfront for a cruise on a traditional junk vessel. Enjoy a seafood lunch while exploring limestone islands and caves.
Day 10: Halong Bay to Hanoi. Enjoy an orientation walk through the old town, opt to visit the Temple of Literature or Hoa lo Prison.
Day 11: Hanoi. More time to explore Hanoi. Evening street food crawl with your guide.
Day 12: Hanoi to Vientiane. Hop on a flight across to the capital of Laos. Visit temples or delve into the local markets.
Day 13: Vientiane to Vang Vieng. Explore the gorgeous scenery of Vang Vieng and opt to hike, cycle or cave your way around!
Day 14: Vang Vieng. More of the same today! Enjoy your last day in this exquisite area.
Day 15: Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang. Travel across to Luang Prabang.
Day 16: Luang Prabang. Witness the giving of alms to Buddhist monks and explore the night market.
Day 17: Luang Prabang to Pak Beng. Glide along the Mekong river on a houseboat and enjoy a village homestay with local people.
Day 18: Pak Beng to Chiang Khong. Continue down the Mekong and cross into Thailand.
Day 19: Chiang Khong to Chiang Mai. Visit the unusual White Temple and hunt for bargains at the Chiang Mai night market.
Day 20: Chiang Mai. Enjoy a free day to explore Chiang Mai and then hop on an overnight train to Bangkok.
Day 21: Bangkok. Opt to visit all the hottest sights or kick back with a relaxing massage.
Day 22: Bangkok. Tour ends. Depart at any time.

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