- International flights from Australia by full cost airlines.
- Accommodation and breakfast in the category chosen or similar (subject to availability)
- Meals as mentioned in the program
- All local boat rentals as mentioned in the program
- Water bottles during tours
- Air-conditioned transportation
- All entrance and sightseeing fees as mentioned in the program
- Local English speaking guides in Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia
19 Day Best Of Thailand, Vietnam & Cambodia
Tour Code: IVTLC19
(Deposit $50 per person)
- Explore the ancient capital of Siam, Ayuthaya – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Visit Wat Phra That Lampang Luang – One of the greatest Lanna architectures in Thailand.
- Using the cable car to reach the temple Wat Phra That Doi Suthep which is located at the top of a mountain.
- Wander Hanoi Old Quarter.
- Enjoy the beautiful stunning of Halong Bay with a traditional boat cruise.
- Astounded at hustle and bustle Saigon.
- Uncover the beauty of Angkor Thom complex and Angkor Wat with many famous relics.
Bangkok - Kamphaeng Phet - Chiang Mai - Sukhothai - Hanoi - Halong Bay - Saigon - Siem Reap
Day 1: Australia – Bangkok.
Welcome to Bangkok, Thailand!
On arrival, you will be greeted by tour guide at Suvarnabhumi Airport and taken to your hotel for check in.
Day 2: Bangkok Free Day
Spend a day at your leisure.
Explore the dazzling Grand Palace consisted of several great architectures, well-preserved over many dynasties in the past. Also, visit Wat Phra Kaew, Bangkok’s most sacred temple, where the world’s most precious Emerald Buddha located.
Day 3: Bangkok – Ayutthaya – Phitsanulok
Today, visit the former capital Ayutthaya, a historic city awarded UNESCO World Heritage status for the splendor of its archaeological ruins and temples. Contemplate the ruins of this once vast island city including Wat Yai Chaimongkhon, Wat Phanan Choeng and Wat Mahathat. Hop on a traditional long tail boat and observe the city’s ruins from a different perspective. After lunch, check-in to your hotel in Phitsanulok.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 4: Phitsanulok – Lampang – Chiang Mai
After breakfast, leave from hotel, made a quick break at Wat Mahathat in Phitsanulok and visit the magnificent Phra Buddha Chinnarat. Then head to Lampang by minivan or bus to visit Wat Phra That Lampang Luang. Climb the staircase to admire the bronze Buddha statue. Have lunch before travelling to Chiang Mai for check-in to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 5: Chiang Mai City Tour
After breakfast, you visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, one of northern Thailand’s most sacred temples located at the top of a mountain. To reach the temple, you’ll have to climb up a 309-step staircase (or simply use cable car – included). Later on, there’s some fun shopping at San Kamphaeng Road, a 10km-long road selling lots of local goods such as pottery, silverware, lacquer ware, handmade paper, sculptures, jewellery, wood carvings and silk products. You can also watch the artisans at work. After lunch in a local restaurant, we return to your hotel and you may spend the remainder of the day at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 6: Chiang Mai - Lamphun – Sukhothai
Depart Chiang Mai for Lamphun. On arrival, you’ll visit the magnificent, one-thousand-year-old Wat Phra That Hariphunchai Temple to see the Buddha statues and impressive stupas, which include 46-metretall Lanna-style golden chedi and the 21-metre-tall Haripunchai-style chedi. We continue our trip to the south and visit Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site which contains the ruins of the ancient capital of the Sukhothai Kingdom founded in the 13th century.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 7: Sukhothai - Lopburi – Bangkok
Depart for Lopburi after breakfast for a visit to Phra Pang Sam Yot, the ruins of the ancient Khmer temple, and the adjacent Brahman shrine San Phra Kan, which is known as the ‘Monkey Temple’. Have lunch in a local restaurant before continuing to Bangkok for check-in at your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 8: Bangkok – Flight to Hanoi.
You are free today and get ready for a flight to Hanoi – the Capital of Vietnam.
Upon arrival to the airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in
Day 9: Hanoi – City Tour
After breakfast, you will have a bustling day to visit a city tour of Hanoi and will explore attractions such as the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university, Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda) and Tran Quoc Pagoda, one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam. Following that, you will go to AVG Food & Beverage, one of Asia Vacation Group’s stores. You will learn about the various types of beef imported from Australia and how to be sold to Vietnamese customers here. Enjoy a free soft drink/beer or wine tasting when you visit. Lunch is included in this day.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
At one of Hanoi's authentic restaurants, you will be able to taste the difference of Australian beef prepared and wise tasting by the talented hands of local chefs. When you join this program, you will enjoy dishes prepared in a special Vietnamese style, as well as spices that you can hardly find at home, which is unlike anything you have ever experienced or done before. As a result, it will be ideal if you pair it with the best local red wine or bottles of wine directly imported from Australia (extra fee services). We believe that when you return home, you will realize that while Australian beef products appear ordinary, they are produced and used in a very unique way in another country.
Day 10: Hanoi – Halong Bay.
Today you will travel by coach through the rich farm land of the Red River Delta to arrive at Halong Bay. Designated a World Heritage site in 1994, Halong Bay’s spectacular scatter of islands, dotted with wind- and wave-eroded grottoes, is a vision of ethereal beauty. Upon arrival, you will board you ship to visit the thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. The sails of junks and sampans gliding along the clear and emerald waters of the bay form a magnificent scene that blends into the sky. You will also have the opportunity to visit some of the hidden grottoes beneath the towering cliffs.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11: Halong Bay – Hanoi.
Awake early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands, a sight not to be missed! Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast then take advantage of the sundeck and admire the amazing rock formations of Halong Bay. Enjoy a light lunch before heading back to shore. Your driver will then meet you at the Halong jetty for your drive back to Hanoi.
Day 12: Hanoi – Saigon – City Tour.
Today, get ready for your transfer for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival you will be met by our tour guide.
Continue visiting Ho Chi Minh City (formerly name Saigon) with highlights such as: take photo outside Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, visit War Remnant Museum and soaking up the atmosphere at Ben Thanh market, one of Ho Chi Minh’s liveliest areas.
Dinner on Saigon River Cruise offers an opportunity to witness another side of Saigon. The city is not only a bustling metropolis but also a romantic land. Hop on a huge wooden barge and sail down the river. Feel the gentle breeze caressing your skin and enjoy a lovely dinner accompanied by the traditional music and dance performances.
Day 13: Saigon – Optional tour to Mekong Delta
You are free day today or you buy an optional tour to Mekong Delta.
Remark: Mekong Visit the Locals Tour and Cu Chi Tunnels Tour cannot be arranged at the same day
Embark on a cruise to Ben Tre river and visit brickwork, coconut processing workshop, a local village making sleep mattresses. Continue taking a motor cart (xe lôi) or cycling through the green rice fields and vegetable plains. Lunch is served at the restaurant riverside. In the afternoon, sail through water palm creek by rowboat and get back to Hung Vuong Pier for departing to Saigon.Optional Cu Chi Tunnels Tour
Spend a half day to visit the famous Cu Chi tunnels, a byzantine maze of underground passages, chambers and booby traps used by both the Viet Minh and the Viet Cong during the Vietnam-US war.
Day 14: Saigon – Flight to Siem Reap
Today you will take a flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival to the airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this vibrant city.
Day 15: Siem Reap – Angkor Temples.
Spend a full day discovering the mystical Angkor temples. Your day starts with a visit to Angkor Wat, then we will visit the ancient Ta Prohm Monastery.
In the afternoon, visit Angkor Thom (the Great City) beginning by the south gate and the famous Bayon of the 12th and 13th centuries. Then, journey to the Elephant Terrace and the raised Leper King Terrace, built in the 12th century and which features many beautifully sculptured Apsaras.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 16: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap lake
Hop on a boat to Tonle Sap Lake, and as yet bypassed by mass tourism. All the houses are on stilts offering an exceptional natural environment with breathtaking views of floodplains, rice fields and water vistas as far as the eye can see. You have a chance to take a look at crocodiles raised by a family and see how Vietnamese people live on a large lake. Then we return to the hotel for relaxing.
Day 17: Siem Reap Free Day
Enjoy a day of leisure to explore Siem Reap.
Day 18: Siem Reap – Australia
Today you will be transported to the airport for your flight to home.
Day 19: Australia Arrival.
Arrive home today.
- Meals and drinks are not mentioned in the program
- Visa fee in Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia
- Tipping for driver and tour guide (AUD10/per person/day)
- Personal expenses
- Travel insurance (we strongly recommend you hold a valid travel insurance policy for all domestic and overseas travel)
- Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change
- Extra cost or missing tour caused by flight delay or cancel
- Any service not clearly mentioned in the program
*Actual accommodation may vary due to availability. However, equivalent quality is guaranteed.
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Deposit & Payment
A friendly reminder that tipping is not included in your package. Tipping is AU$10/person per day. Tipping is collected by agent before travelling or the day of your arrival.
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences however any changes are beyond our control.
Single supplement is $999 per person in addition to the twin share price.
Paired Solo Traveler
Upon your request except for cruises
Travel insurance is required to protect yourself against the unexpected.
We have partnered with CHI Travel Insurance to offer you competitive rates for your travel insurance. You can book comprehensive or budget cover simply to arrange your policy.
Visa & Passport information
It is the traveler’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return and must have more than 2 blank pages.
For Thailand, Australian passport holders may stay in Thailand as a tourist without a visa up to 30 days. Visa on arrival is available.
A visa is required for travel to Vietnam. The visa is easiest to complete with Asia Vacation Group and just need to pay $180 for single entry (30-day-stay-limited)
Final documentation, including e-tickets and hotel details, will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.
The total length of the tour in days includes time spent in flight and is subject to change depending on the flight schedule, please refer to the day by day itinerary for the time spent on land.
- Airline: Thai Airways, Vietnam Airlines, Singapore Airlines or similar (23kg for checked baggage per passenger and 7kg hand luggage per passenger, 01-piece check-in baggage.
- Some flights will require a minimum of 1 transit (maximum 2).
- All tickets will include 23 kilos checked baggage per person, along with 7 kilos of hand luggage.
- Despite the airlines baggage allowance, we recommend travelling with 20 kilos per person due to restrictions with internal flights (where applicable), as well as coach and train transportation. Also, you will be responsible for handling your luggage at all times as the services of porters is not included. If travelling over this amount, you will be liable for any excess baggage fees enforced by the airline, payable direct.
- Once ticketed, flights are non-refundable. Any changes will be subject to the airline rules and change fees.
- Full names as per passport (including all middle names) are required.
- Any airline schedule changes or cancellations are beyond our control.
- Any airline ‘extras’ such as pre-allocated seating is at your own arrangement (additional charges apply)
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