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18-Day Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam Family Adventure Tour

Unforgettable Family Adventures in Southeast Asia

This tour is designed for families who would like to visit Southeast Asia during the ideal time for the tropical outdoor feel — late spring or summer, which is perfect for cave exploration in Vietnam.

From the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay and hidden caves of Phong Nha-ke Bang to the sprawling temples of Angkor Wat, and from idyllic countryside to the vibrant cities of Ho Chi Minh and Bangkok, it combines breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and the local cultures of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

The 18-day itinerary strikes the perfect balance between adventurous activities and some free time to relax, allowing your family to create lasting memories together. What's more, we can readily tailor it, ensuring it's the perfect fit for you.

  • Days:18±
  • Best for: families with teenagers
  • Departure date: up to you
  • Sample price:US$3,839 each (2 people)*and US$ 3,099 each (4 people)
  • Flights:SE Asia's included (international on request)

*The price is based on a private tour. The cost for a customized private SE Asia tour from US$200/person/day

Vietnam,Cambodia and Thailand Tour Map (Suggested Route)

Vietnam,Cambodia and Thailand Tour Map

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Tour Highlights

Explore awe-inspiring caves that are perfect for families in the breathtaking Phong Nha area.

paradise cave
paradise cave

Embark on a kayaking and overnight cruise adventure in picturesque Ha Long Bay.

kayaking in halong bay
overnight cruising in halong bay

Journey into the historied Vinh Moc Tunnels, a remarkable network stretching to the sea.

Vinh Moc Tunnels

Survey the majestic tapestry of Hue's past at the Imperial Citadel and Nguyen Dynasty tombs.

the Imperial Citadel
Nguyen Dynasty tombs

Tantalize your taste buds in Hoi An on an evening foodie walk.

Hoi An Ancient Town evening scenery
hoi an foodie tour

Paddle a Vietnamese round-basket boat on tranquil coconut-tree-flanked waterways.

Paddle a Vietnamese round-basket boat

Appreciate the mesmerizing Khmer Aspara dinner show ballet.

Aspara dinner show

Unveil the mysteries of Angkor Wat, a timeless masterpiece carved from stone.

Angkor Wat sunset

Experience the real Bangkok like a local, from tuk-tuk through bustling streets to long-tail boat on the Chao Phraya River.

Take a tuktuk ride through the bangkok
take a long-tail boat in bangkok

Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

Your preferences design the real journey. We're ready to customize a wonderful Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam tour for your family.

Day 1
Vietnam Arrival, Hanoi Welcome

Welcome to Vietnam! We'll be waiting ready to transfer you to your hotel, where you may relax after your flight or explore at leisure.

Day 2
Hanoi to Ha Long Bay, Overnight Cruise
  • After breakfast, you will be transferred from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay.
  • Board your junk cruise at noon. This smaller craft is both more intimate and authentic than the usual group-tour boats.
  • Swim in the emerald waters of Tra Bau in Lan Ha Bay.
  • Roll up your sleeves and learn how to make Vietnamese spring rolls.
  • You could try your hand at squid fishing in the evening or maybe another local activity you have interest in.
  • Taste exquisite drinks and savor delicious food on board while enjoying the spectacular views.
halong bay high-end cruise
Unwind and reconnect with nature on your private balcony by Orchid Cruise
Day 3
Halong Bay to Hanoi, A Cyclo Ride and Private Water Puppetry Experience
  • In the morning, kayak in the Ao Ech area to discover Ha Long's hidden charm — Lan Ha Bay.
  • After brunch, transfer from Ha Long Bay back to Hanoi.
  • Have a leisurely cyclo ride through the bustling streets of the Old Quarter.
  • End your day with a visit to a local's house and try your hand playing water puppetry.
a leisurely cyclo ride through the old quarter
water puppetry
Day 4
Hanoi to Dong Hoi, Explore Paradise Cave
  • Get up early and fly to Dong Hoi. At arrivals, your guide and driver will transfer you to your hotel.
  • In the afternoon, we'll drive to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003, Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park safeguards over 104 km (65 miles) of caves, grottoes, and underground rivers, making it one of the world's most remarkable cave systems.
  • Visit Paradise Cave, which is considered by many to be the most beautiful cave in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang area. Surrounded by forested karst peaks, the remarkable Paradise Cave system features cathedral-like spaces with colossal stalagmites and glimmering stalactites that form a shimmering "starry night" ceiling.
A lady walking in the quiet alley
The Paradise Cave
Day 5
Oxalis Family Adventure Day Trip — Jungle Trekking, Swimming, Picnic Lunch, Explore Rat Cave
  • In the morning, from 7:00 to 07:30 a.m., a bus will pick you up at your hotel and drive you to the Oxalis Adventure office for your safety briefing.
  • The family daytrip will start with a walk across green fields for about 2½ km (1½ miles) to reach the Nan river. Climb over a small hill to reach Laken Valley. Then walk through grassy fields of flowers till you arrive at a small waterfall.
  • Stop for lunch by the river, relax, swim and let your child(ren) enjoy some interesting activities.
  • In the afternoon, climb down the rocky slope to explore 300-meter-long Rat Cave. Using headlights to explore the cave. Your child(ren) will feel like real adventurers.
  • Return to the Oxalis office to finish the tour. Their bus will take you back to your hotel at around 5:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Jungle Trekking
Explore Rat Cave
Day 6
Dong Hoi to Hue, Visit the DMZ and Vinh Moc Tunnels
  • Following an early-morning departure from your hotel, you'll head for the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), a 5-km (3-mile) strip of land on either side of the Ben Hai River. Established after the first Indochina War, the zone functioned as the division line between North and South Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
  • You'll tour places of military significance just south of the DMZ including the former American military base of Khe Sanh, the Rockpile, Dakrong Suspension Bridge, Lang Vei Special Forces Camp, Hien Luong Bridge at the 17th Parallel, the Ho Chi Minh Trail, and more. Visit the old citadel of Quang Tri, the site of a battle during the Easter Offensive in 1972, and the Vinh Moc Tunnels, where a village was constructed underground to avoid bombing.
  • After the visit, head to Hue in the afternoon.
the Vinh Moc Tunnels
The Vinh Moc Tunnels
Day 7
Unveiling Hue's Splendors, from Imperial Citadels to Vibrant Markets
  • Start your day with a visit to the UNESCO-heritage Imperial Citadel.
  • Continue with a cyclo trip to Tran Dinh Son private museum. This museum houses a collection of everyday items used by past kings, offering insights into the traditions kept alive by the royal lineage.
  • The next stop on the tour is Thien Mu Pagoda, an iconic landmark of Hue.
  • In the afternoon, you will leave the city center to explore the beautiful countryside of Hue. Visit the tomb of Emperor Minh Mang and Khai Dinh's tomb.
  • Take some time to browse the colorful stalls at Dong Ba Market. This bustling market provides glimpses into everyday life in modern Hue and offers an array of sights, sounds, and local products.
Thien Mu Pagoda
The Thien Mu Pagoda
Day 8
Hue to Hoi An via Hai Van Pass, Evening Foodie Walk in Hoi An
  • After breakfast, we'll drive you from Hue to Hoi An along the southeast coastline road via Hai Van Pass and Lang Co Lagoon. After the transfer to your hotel, you can take rest in the afternoon.
  • In the evening, learn more about Vietnamese culture through its food during an evening specialty-tasting tour. Walk around the old town and take a boat trip on the Hoai River for a dreamy night surrounded by colorful lanterns — hanging and floating.
Discover Ho Chi Minh's sites on a vintage Vespa tour
Take a boat trip during the evening foodie tour
Day 9
Hoi An Countryside Cycling and Fishing Experience
  • In the morning, cycle the narrow roads through the countryside near Hoi An, passing rice paddies, water buffaloes, bamboo bridges, and local farmers doing their daily work.
  • At a fishing village, experience the fisher-folk lifestyle. Cruise down Cua Dai River and try your hand at casting Vietnamese fishing nets. Paddle a unique Vietnamese round-basket boat on tranquil coconut-tree-flanked waterways, just as the fisher folk do traditionally.
Hoi An Countryside Cycling
Hoi An Fishing Experience
A Free Morning, Hoi An to Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh
  • Get up late and have breakfast at an easy pace. You will have a half-day of free time in the morning. You might walk through Hoi An old town to see some local old houses, or buy custom-made ao dai traditional gowns at a clothing store.
  • After our transfer to Da Nang Airport, fly to Ho Chi Minh in the afternoon. At arrivals, your local guide and driver will greet you and drive you to your hotel.
Day 11
Ho Chi Minh City Tour by Vintage Vespa Scooter
  • Begin your day with an early visit to the famous Bird Lovers Club. Immerse yourself in local life while enjoying a cup of delicious Vietnamese coffee.
  • Next, make a stop at the monument of Thich Quang Duc. Continue your journey with a quick visit to the colorful Ho Thi Ky flower market.
  • Roll through Chinatown to Nhi Phu Temple, which was built in the late 17th century by Chinese immigrants from Fujian Province.
  • Visit two landmarks — the Post Office and the Cathedral of Notre Dame.
  • Lastly, enjoy a short history lesson outside the striking Independence Palace before concluding the tour and heading back to your hotel.
Explore Ho Chi Minh by a Vintage Vespa Scooter
Explore Ho Chi Minh by a Vintage Vespa Scooter
Day 12
Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap, Aspara Dinner Show
  • In the morning, we'll transfer you to Ho Chi Minh airport for your flight to Siem Reap.
  • At arrivals, your guide and driver will greet you and drive you to your hotel. In the evening, immerse yourself in the grace of Cambodian classical dance while savoring a traditional feast at Angkor Village.
Explore Ho Chi Minh by a Vintage Vespa Scooter
Angkor Village Aspara Theatre
Day 13
Angkor Thom and Angkor Temples
  • Cross the ancient moat and venture into the heart of Angkor Wat.
  • Look back on the illustrious achievements of the Khmer Empire while strolling through Angkor Thom.
  • Uncover the story of Bayon and greet its smiling faces, who have guarded the imperial city in its long river of history.
  • Last of the day, cross the threshold of the extraordinary Preah Khan temple and immerse yourself in its grandeur.
The Magnificent Grand Palace
The Bayon Temple
Day 14
Beyond Angkor Wat — Siem Reap Countryside and Apopo
  • Embark on a captivating journey to explore the remarkable Banteay Srei temple, renowned for its unique pinkish sandstone.
  • Then explore Banteay Samre Temple — a hidden gem with fewer visitors, making it an ideal destination for a quiet and serene experience to appreciate its historical significance.
  • Next, prepare for a scenic Ox Cart ride through the pristine countryside. You will pass by vast rice fields, towering palm trees, and quaint villages.
  • Continue your adventure with a visit to the APOPO rat center, where you will learn about the incredible work of these specially trained rats in landmine detection.
a scenic Ox Cart ride
the APOPO rat center
Day 15
Siem Reap to Bangkok, Arrive in Thailand
  • In the morning, we'll transfer you to Siem Reap airport for your flight to Bangkok.
  • At Bangkok Arrivals, your Thai guide and driver will greet you and drive you to your hotel. Take the rest of the day to relax at your hotel or get some first impressions of Thailand.
Day 16
A Day of Bangkok City Highlights and Exploration
  • Walk around the largest flower market in Thailand — Pak Klong Talat.
  • Then, take a tuk-tuk ride to visit one of the oldest temples in Bangkok — Wat Pho. Listen to the daily chanting and watch the morning sunlight complement the saffron robes of Buddhist monks.
  • Discover the top landmark of Bangkok: the Grand Palace. Then take a long-tail boat ride through the centuries-old canals to iconic Wat Arun.
  • Lastly, explore the old-but-bustling China Town market at your own pace, and experience a different side of Bangkok.
The renowned Cu Chi Tunnels
The must-see attractions in Bangkok
Day 17
A Free Day in Bangkok

Make the most of your free time in Bangkok! This vibrant city promises to keep you entertained. You may choose to explore its fascinating food, parks, canals, Ocean World, Safari World, Snake Farm, Sky Tower… or hunt for souvenirs for your loved ones back home.

Day 18
Bangkok Departure

After breakfast, we'll transfer you to Bangkok International Airport for your flight back home. We trust that this trip will have given you and your family a wonderful time together.

Ideas for Making This Trip Uniquely Yours

Special experiences can be added to brighten a honeymoon trip, a family vacation, a birthday, or satisfy personal interests.

learn cooking
Cooking Class in Hoi An

For foodies

rice growing
A Quad Adventure Ride in Siem Reap

For adventurers

view of the island
Have a Close Encounter with Eelphant

For families

Lantern-making in Hoi An
Lantern-making in Hoi An

For those who like hands-on activities

Hand-Picked Hotels

We select hotels with style and local features. Let us know your preferences and we'll find your ideal hotel.

Maitria Hotel Sukhumvi
Maitria Hotel Sukhumvit Bangkok
Hotel with nostalgic style in Hanoi
Anatole Hotel in Hanoi
hotel in hoi an
Chay Lap Farmstay in Dong Hoi
hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Liberty Central Saigon in Ho Chi Minh
hotel in hoi an
Lasiesta Resort Hoi An
Hotel with Cambodian style in Siem Reap
Khmer Mansion Residence Siem Reap

Tour Price:

18 days from
US$3,839 p/p(based on a private tour for 2 people)
US$3,099 p/p(based on a private tour for 4 people)
  • The price is based on a private tour during the low season.
  • The price varies based on program, travel date, number of people.
  • We could also price a tour including both 4-star and 5-star hotels for you.
  • The price for a child younger than 8 is approximately 80% of the adult's price.
  • We accept payments in multiple currencies (GBP, AUD, CAD, EUR...).

Price Includes:

  • Privately-driven air-conditioned vehicle with ample space (except where stated)
  • English-speaking local guide for the sightseeing
  • Attraction tickets and itinerary activities
  • Accommodation for all nights
  • Flights/trains between itinerary cities
  • Hotel breakfasts and itinerary lunches/dinners
  • 24/7 helpline while touring
  • Governmental taxes

Price Excludes:

  • International flights not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Overweight luggage more than 20 kg per person
  • Visa fee, if applicable
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • Personal expenses

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