Tri-city | Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand – 27 days

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Tour ID: V27VCT
Tour type: Private Tour, Classic, Nature, Relaxation, Cultural
Duration: 27 days - 26 nights
Departure: Daily
Start: Hanoi
End: Bangkok



27 days, 3 countries, it’s time to discover the Miracle Indochina.

Experience rich history and culture value, immerse yourself in natural beauty spots, meet friendly people, try delicious food and more.

You have been flying so far to Indochina, and you deserve a best holiday.


On your arrival at Hanoi’s Airport, our driver welcomes and meets you at meeting point.

The driver takes you to hotel to check in.

Rest of the day is your leisure and recover from long flight.

  • Overnight in Hanoi
  • Meal: N/A

Morning, 8.30 pick up at your hotel, start the tour to Tran  Quoc  Pagoda located on the shores of West Lake and visit to Ho Chi Minh complex, including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, House – on- till and One Pillar Pagoda – a group of structures consisting of a pagoda and a tower built in the middle of a square lake. Then we explore the Temple of Literature – the first college of Vietnam and the place dedicating to Confucian.

Lunch served at a local restaurant for authentic Hanoi cuisine.

Afternoon, we will visit Hoa Lo Prison which once known as “Hanoi Hilton”). Back to  downtown  for  refreshment  by  Hoan  Kiem  Lake,  visit Hoan Kiem Lake (Restored Sword Lake) with Ngoc Son Temple before taking cyclo tour through the Old Quarter, also known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers.

Back to hotel and refresh up. Tour guide will take you for dinner before we go to Train Station to catch a night train to Sapa.

Check in and sleep on the train

  • Night Train: Vietnam Express Train
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Arrive Lao Cai Station in the early morning around 6. 00 am. Be picked up and transfer to Sapa. You will have time for a refresh and breakfast.

At 09:00am, our local guide meet you at hotel then we drive to the start OFF THE BEATEN TRACK trekking. Hiking uphill on a rocky path for 2 hours along  the narrow valley which runs between two high mountains passing two villages of the Black H’mong people: Sau Chua and Sa Seng ans see their rudimentary houses, stone wall around houses…

Lunch break in the village.

After lunch, we continue along the same trail gradually uphill the Den Thang Mountain for an hour to Hang Da Village of the H’mong which sits at 1,800m height and over looking down the Muong Hoa Valley. Paying visit to several local houses.

Leaving Hang Da and enjoy easy walk on high elevation for half an hour which offers great view of Muong Hoa Valley until arriving to Hau Chu Ngai, another village of the Black H’mong..

Getting downhill for another hour along a dirt track to Pho Village at the center of Hau Thao Commune. You will be picked up from here to get back to hotel.

Relax in the evening.

  • Overnight in Sapa
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 

After breakfast, we are heading northwards of Sapa to O Quy Ho with several stops for magnificent landscapes of Fansipan, Sin Chai valley,  then turn right to follow a narrow road for half an hour getting through the wild region with thick rain forest covering walled-up mountains, passing several waterfalls before arriving to Ban Khoang, a village of the Red Zao ethnic peoples.

Spend over an hour walking to explore this remote village. Leaving Ban Khoang and process along the road for about 10km to Ta Giang Phin valley inhabited by the Black Hmong who live in some small villages scattering along a peaceful stream.

Enjoy an hour lunch break on the bank of a stream before walking along village path which connects village to village to witness daily activities of local life such as plough and harrow the fields, growing, harvesting.

The walk ends in mid-afternoon, picked up for the road ride back to Sapa. Freshen up and then transfer downhill to Lao Cai station for dinner and take the overnight train to Hanoi.

Check in and relax.

  • Night Train: Vietnam Express Train
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today, you arrive back Hanoi arround 5am. Our driver picks up you and takes you to hotel for breakfast and wait for the trip to Cuc Phuong later on.

At 8.00AM pick up at hotel in Hanoi, then depart for Cuc Phuong national park towards to the Southwest of Hanoi, it takes about 3 hours to get to Cuc Phuong national park, the 25,000-hectare primeval forest with typical characteristics of tropical forests, fresh and cool climate, and rich flora and fauna.

We will firstly visit the Endangered Primate Rescue Centre is a non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation, breeding, research, and conservation of endangered primates, and to the protection of their habitats. Then keep going into the park central, stop for a visit to the “Cave of Early Man”, then take some trek into the national park for sightseeing and learn more of fauna and flora in this oldest forest of Vietnam, to the giant ancient tree in middle of the jungle.

Check in your room and take a rest at Mac Lake, located right in the middle of Cuc Phuong National Park, the quiet and fresh scenery of Mac Lake will bring you back to nature, dispel any fatigue after the long walking trip in the forest. Wandering around Mac Lake, you might encounter many colorful forest butterflies, a beauty associated with Cuc Phuong National Park.

Dinner before our night-explorations where we venture in search of the jungle’s nocturnal critters and creatures, including civets, owls, large insects, flying squirrels, and bats.

Trekking distance: 9 km

  • Overnight in Cuc Phuong
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch


Early wake up in middle of the jungle and free time to discover more of the natural flora and fauna, morning stroll or relaxation before our visit to the Botanical Gardens and the oldest forest in Vietnam.

Later, leave the national park and transfer to Tam Coc

Doing Tam Coc by1.5-hour bamboo boat.  You will be surprised by the charming beauty here with paddy fields, river, water, cloud, sky, and a stunning cave system during the boat trip. All make a masterpiece that the Vietnamese people called “Ha Long Bay on land”

Have lunch then have time for biking (45 mins – cycling around the village) to discover the life of the local people.

Then leave for Mua Cave (Dancing Cave). Walk up almost 500 steps, you can reach the top of Lying Dragon Mountain & have an amazing panoramic view of Tam Coc from here

After that we transfer back to Hanoi

  • Overnight in Hanoi
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Today at 8:15: The limousine driver picks you up at your hotel then takes you to Halong.

11:30: Arrive Tuan Chau Island and drop off at check in point of the cruise. You will be welcomed by crew team.

12:45: You will be taken aboard our support vessel and travel from the wharf via the bay to board cruise. Welcome fresh drinks, wet towels and  a special lunch of fresh food and an assortment of appetizing delicacies will be served. You will be enchanted when decadently dining on our luxury junk. Life just doesn’t get better than this! We then set sail for Lan Ha Bay – one of the World’s Most Beautiful Bays.

15:00: We will visit the Dark and Bright cave, famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. Here you will take some photos of the romantic, lyrical local see-sights. This is also the best time for tourists to enjoin bamboo boat or kayaking which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the limestone mountains and the blue sky of Lan Ha Bay. Afterwards, visitors immerse in the emerald, green water of Lan Ha Bay with exciting swimming activities.

16:30: Return to the Cruise. It is an ideal time for photography enthusiasts to capture the stunning moment of sunset at Lan Ha Bay.

17:30 – 18:30: Join the cooking demonstration and “happy hour”  with buy one get 1 free.

19:30: Enjoy a romantic dinner at the restaurant on Cruise.

21:00-22:00: Enjoy the nightlife of the bay from the top deck. Immerse yourself in music, enjoying a glass of cocktail from the bar, watching famous films and relaxing on the  cruise.  Otherwise,  you  can fish  squid with the sailors or simply relax in the room and watch the bay from the balcony.

  • Overnight on luxury Cruise
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


06:00: Start your day full of energy with a Tai-chi class on the deck and watch the sunrise.

06:45 – 07:15: A light breakfast is available at the restaurant with tea, coffee, traditional Pho or Bun Ca and cakes (breakfast time can change due to the itinerary).

07:30 – 09:00: You will join the tour of Cat Ba World Biosphere by transshipment. It takes 30 minutes to transfer from Gia Luan to Trung Trang – one of the most impressive caves in Cat Ba Island, Vietnam.  The limestone cave has thousands of stalactites in various shapes, offering geological values with a typical cave ecosystem.

9:30: Checking out of the room. Then the lunch in the restaurant is ready for you, pay the extra fee (if any) at the reception while traveling to the port. Kindly needed to pay for the costs in charge of the front desk (if any) while traveling to the port.

10:30 – 11:00: Disembark and move back the port.

15.30 pm: Return Hanoi and check into hotel again

  • Overnight in Hanoi
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

 Today we fly to Hoi An,  Our driver picks you at hotel and transfer you to airport.

 Check in at Hanoi airport. Take a 1- hour flight to Hoi An. Be picked up at Da Nang’s airport then transferred to hotel to check in. Rest of the day is your leisure.

  • Overnight in Hoi An
  • Meal: Breakfast

9:00AM Meet our local tour guide at lobby hotel then we go to Tra Que Village by bicycle.

Our guide, who also is the chef, takes you to visit Hoi An market to buy ingredients for the cooking class. You then ride to Tra Que village (a short 15minute cycle away.) You will be welcomed with a special local soft drink – “É” water or local tea. After your welcome, take a short walk around the vegetable garden to see local farmers at work. Begin to learn how to cook local delicacies including:

  • Banh xeo,
  • “Tam Huu” spring roll,
  • “Tra Que” spring roll…

After your cooking class, enjoy the foods cooked by yourself.

  • Overnight in Hoi An
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch


You are free and easy by your own.

  • Overnight in Hoi An
  • Meal: Breakfast

8h00 am Pick up from your hotel

10.00 am Take a cable car up to Ba Na Hills and walk the Golden Bridge

11.00 am Visit an old “French wine cellar” that used to distil alcohol at (your own expense)

11.30 am Explore Linh Ung Pagoda in Ba Na Hills

12.00 pm Stop for lunch at a restaurant

1.00 pm Climb Chua Mountain and visit Linh Chua Linh Tu Temple

1.30 pm Explore the French village

3.30 pm – 4.30pm Return to your hotel

  • Overnight in Hoi An
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Today you fly to Ho Chi Minh city. Our driver comes at hotel to pick up you at hotel and transfer to airport for 1-hour flight.

When you arrive Ho Chi Minh city, you will be welcomed by driver and be taken to your hotel. Check in at hotel and take a rest.

  • Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
  • Meal: Breakfast

At 7.45 am, tour guide will pick you up at your hotel. Start your Saigon city tour to visit The Reunification Palace, War Remands Museum, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, and Jade Emperor Pagoda.

Have a lunch at local restaurant.

Head to Cu Chi tunnels – the hiding spots during war which are  used by Viet Cong soldiers. Arriving at the destination, a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed and used by Viet Cong soldiers during Vietnam War will be given. Then we will spend time to explore the maze of tunnels with countless trap doors, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers, kitchens, and more. Then we drive back to Saigon.

  • Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

At 8.00 am, our guide will meet you at hotel and Leave Ho Chi Minh   city and enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway by green rice fields (seasonally).

On arrival at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the riverbank.

Proceed to Tortoise islet and have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre and enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantations and villages.

Proceed to Can Tho and check into hotel

  • Overnight in Can Tho
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Today, at 5.30 am, taking an early morning boat trip to visit the Cai Rang floating market which is wholesale market of fruit and vegetables at its busiest at this time of the day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Head towards Phong Dien for the smaller, quieter floating market (optional for private tour). Break for lunch.

Proceed to Chau Doc and continue the tour to visit Tra Su, getting to the wild birds Sanctuary, cruising smoothly with small boats to discover the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest, watching storks, cranes and other tropical birds. On the way back stop by to visit Sam Mountain, the Cave pagoda if time is available.

Back to the Town, hotel check in.

  • Overnight in Chau Doc
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast at your hotel, be picked up and transferred to a speed boat station for the final part of the journey to Phnom Penh. Arrive at Sisowath tourist dock in Phnom Penh at around 2pm.

On arrival Phnom Penh, you will be welcomed and transferred to hotel to check in.

  • Overnight in Phnom Penh
  • Meal: Breakfast, light Lunch

At 8.00 am, Guide and driver will pick you up, drive along riverfront for fantastic morning highlight of Phnom Penh Capital toward Independent Monument where we stop to capture some beautiful photos before resuming witness the tragic site of Cheug Ek – the killing field that proceeded more than 20 thousands of civilians and the site is connecting with Tuol Sleng Museum – was the former school that was transformed to Tortured Prison S21. Stroll around Russian market for shopping.

Afternoon, visit The Royal Palace – a complex of buildings which are served as the royal residence for the King of Cambodia, admired by impressive Silver Pagoda with over 5000 solid silver tiles and other Royal Stupas, shrines, monuments etc. Continue for a guided tour at the National Museum, the world’s most important collection of Cambodian antique sculptures and carvings. Next, continue to visit Wat Phnom with interesting legendary of founding place of Phnom Penh Capital. Tour finishes around 5.30pm and return hotel.

  • Overnight in Phnom Penh
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Today, we will take a flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.

 Arrive in Siem Reap then be picked up from airport.

At 13.00 pm, we start to visit Kulen Elephant Forest.

 Walking through the forest and watching Elephants roll in the mud is great experience. You will see the elephants’ natural behaviors such as mud- bathing, dusting, foraging, and socializing! As the sun begins to set, have a picnic in the wild and say goodbye to the elephants before heading back to town.

  • Overnight in Siem Reap
  • Meal: Breakfast, Pinic Lunch

Our tour guide and driver will be greeting you at 8.00 am at your hotel’s lobby then transfer within Angkor jungle toward the South Gate of Angkor Thom atop 4 giant face that religiously represents compassion, sympathy, equanimity, and charity. Stroll around Bayon temple consisting of more than 200 smiling faces in stone, admired by interesting temples including Baphuon, Phimeanakas, terrace of leper king and terrace of elephant. Resume the journey to visit Ta Prohm temple.

Afternoon, continue to witness the marvelous Angkor Wat – the world’s heritage listed by UNESCO in 1992. Learning from your tour guide the amazing history, its ancestral incredible, architectural masterpieces and the finest carvings dates back to the Khmer Empire when it dominated the largest parts of Southeast Asia.

Evening, driver pick up you and take you to a Khme’s Restaurant for dinner and watch traditional royal dance show.

  • Overnight in Siem Reap
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Morning leisure until driver transfers you to the airport. You will take a flight to Chiang Mai (transit in Don Muang airport- Bangkok)

Arrive in Chiang Mai, get picked up and transfer to hotel to check in.

  • Overnight in Chiang Mai
  • Meal: Breakfast

Today is free and easy for shopping, coffee… by your own.

  • Overnight in Chiang Mai
  • Meal: Breakfast

09.00 am. Pick up at hotel

09.45 am. Visit to Mae Rim Elephant Home

10.00 am. – 12.00 pm. Enjoy with 2 hours elephant care activities ; learning, making herbal medicine, feeding and bathing for elephant

12.00 pm. Lunch at elephant sanctuary with Pad Thai, fruits and drink (Included in the package)

Drive up to the mountain to visit Doi Suthep Temple, the most important temple in Chiangmai with an impressive city view.

Visit to Pha Lat Temple.

18.30 pm. Transfer to hotel, free and easy.

  • Overnight in Chiang Mai
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

City Tour around the old city of Chiang Mai where’s surrounded by the ancient wall.

Visit to Phra Singha Temple, Chedi Luang Temple and Thapae Gate (The photo landmark of Chiang Mai)

Transfer to airport for flight to Bangkok

  • Overnight in Bangkok
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

08:30 am Pick up from your hotel

Visit Grand Palace & The Emerald Buddha , Located at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand, the Grand Palace was a former residence for King Rama I to King Rama V of the Rattanakosin Kingdom. Today, the place is used for hosting royal ceremonies and welcoming the king’s guests, State guests, and other foreign dignitaries. It is also a place where remains of kings and high-ranked members of the royal family were situated before cremation. The grand palace is divided into two main zones, which are the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and the royal residence. The latter is divided into three major areas: the Outer Court, the Middle Court, and the Inner Court. The Outer Court starts from Wiset Chai Si Gate to Phiman Chai Si Gate and includes the inner walls of The Grand Palace.  Continue to visit Wat Arun or the Temple of dawn , Wat Arun Ratchawararam Ratchawaramahawihan  is a Buddhist temple  in Bangkok Yai district of Bangkok, Thailand, on the Thonburi west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The temple derives its name from the Hindu god Aruna, often personified as the radiations of the rising sun. Wat Arun is among the best known of Thailand’s landmarks. The first light of the morning reflects off the surface of the temple with pearly iridescence. Although the temple had existed since at least the seventeenth century, its distinctive prang (spires) were built in the early nineteenth century during the reign of King Rama II.

End the tour with visit the flower market,  Nowadays, Pak Khlong Talat market consists of four main markets namely Marketing Organization market which belongs to Ministry of the Interior, Yod Pimarn market, ICP flower market and Buddha Yotfa market which all three belong to the private sectors. Pak Khlong Talat market is at the fourth rank from top ten flower market around the world.

12.00 hrs transfer back to your hotel.

  • Overnight in Bangkok
  • Meal: Breakfast

Today is free and easy for shopping, coffee… by your own.

  • Overnight in Bangkok
  • Meal: Breakfast

Today our driver come to hotel and transfer to airport. Trip Ends

  • Meal: Breakfast


  • Hotels 4-star: 23 nights & Halong Bay cruise: 01 night
  • Overnight on train: 02 nights
  • All airports pick up – and see off
  • Meals: as itinerary
  • 04 Flight tickets (20kg checked luggage and 7 kg handbag)
  • 3 Domestic Flight: Hanoi – Hoi An; Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh; Chiang Mai – Bangkok
  • 01 International Flight: Siem Reap- Chiang Mai
  • Modern vehicle during tour
  • Train tickets Hanoi- Sapa – Hanoi (4berth soft sleeper AC)
  • English- speaking guide.
  • Entrance fee and sightseeing tickets
  • Water and fresh tissue
  • Tax


  • International flight from/to your country
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tipping and Gratuities
  • Other not mentioned in the program



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