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14-Day Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Indonesia Tour

14-Day Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Indonesia Tour

By Mike HoUpdated Feb. 19, 2024
A Trip to Discover Rich History and Culture of Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and Indonesia

Begin in the vibrant streets of Bangkok, explore the awe-inspiring temples of Angkor Wat in Cambodia, and delve into the dynamic energy of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Conclude your journey in Indonesia, experiencing the modern vitality of Jakarta and the serene beauty of Bali. This well-crafted itinerary offers the perfect blend of urban exploration, historical richness, and natural allure, making it an ideal choice for travelers seeking a comprehensive experience across four extraordinary destinations. Book now for an unforgettable adventure through Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

We can customize this trip by adding anything you're interested in and scheduling days to fit your pace. We would happily organize a unique theme or activities for birthdays, young children, anniversaries, etc.

  • Days:14±
  • Best For:Slow Pacers and Couples
  • Departure date: Up to you
  • Sample Price:From US$3500p/p, (2 per room)*
  • Flights: SE Asia's included (international on request)

 

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Tour Highlights

Here are the fantastic attractions, the most must-do activities selected by Asia Highlights (AH Hand-Picked), and exclusive cultural experiences offered by Asia Highlights (Only With AH) included in this tour:

Walk into the magnificent Grand Palace and Listen to monk's chanting in Wat Pho.

Wat Pho

Unveil the mystery of Angkor Wat with the knowledge of a dedicated Khmer scholar.

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Drift among the unspoiled areas of Halong Bay, on AH's overnight cruise. Our more-private crafts are half the size of the usual group-tour boats.

top halong bay cruise
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Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

The itinerary serves as a mere example of a personalized tour, designed exclusively for you.
Your preferences will shape the authentic journey. We are fully prepared to craft an tailor-made tour that fulfills your desires.

Day 1
Bangkok Arrival

Your private guide will be ready to meet and greet you at the arrival hall in Bangkok. A comfortable private car with an experienced driver will transfer you directly to your hotel. Your guide will help you to check-in.

Day 2
Bangkok Discovery | Chinatown and Wat Po

Begin your exploration in the vibrant Chinatown, a vibrant neighborhood teeming with a colorful fusion of culture and cuisine. Lose yourself in the lively atmosphere as you discover a multitude of shops, markets, and tantalizing food stalls.

Continue your adventure to the enchanting Indian Market, an oasis of vibrant colors and aromatic spices. Immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of the Indian community as you browse through an array of textiles, handicrafts, and traditional products.

Next, prepare to be awestruck as you step foot into Wat Po, the oldest and largest temple in Bangkok. Marvel at the sight of the awe-inspiring Giant Reclining Buddha, a colossal statue measuring over 150 feet in length and nearly 40 feet in height. Bask in the serenity of this sacred site as you explore its ornate architecture and intricate details.

Wat PoWat Po Temple

Venture onward to Royal Avenue, home to numerous government offices and the revered King's Palace. While taking in the grandeur of these iconic landmarks, gain a deeper understanding of Thailand's political history and monarchy.

Conclude your day of exploration with a delectable dinner, where you can bond with your fellow travelers and reflect on the unforgettable experiences and discoveries of your Bangkok adventure.

Day 3
Bangkok Discovery | Wat Phra Kaew and Grand Palace

Start your day with a morning tour of Wat Phra Kaew, also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Marvel at the intricate architecture and ornate details of this revered temple, home to the sacred Emerald Buddha. As you explore the temple's grounds, immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere and delve into the spiritual traditions of Thailand.

Next, venture to the opulent 18th-century Grand Palace, standing as a symbol and ceremonial heart of the kingdom. Admire the resplendent beauty of this architectural masterpiece, witnessing the harmonious blend of Thai-inspired elements and European design. Allow the grandeur of the palace to transport you to a bygone era as you explore its intricate halls and gardens.

Grand PalaceGrand Palace

In the evening, embark on a memorable Chao Phraya River Cruise, where you'll witness the gleaming splendor of Bangkok at night. Set sail and enjoy a sumptuous international buffet dinner accompanied by live music, creating a delightful ambiance. As you cruise along the river, marvel at the illuminated landmarks, including the Royal Navy Fort, the Grand Palace, and other magnificent temples. Experience the vivid and vibrant lights that bring Bangkok to life under the night sky.

Day 4
Bangkok to Siem Reap | The Angkor Village Apsara Show

Angkor Village Apsara Show with Dinner: Experience the vibrant charm of ancient Khmer culture at the Angkor Village Apsara Show. This mesmerizing performance showcases traditional Cambodian dance, music, and song in a comfortable air-conditioned theater. Be enthralled by skilled dancers, singers, and musicians as they transport you to another time and place. Indulge in an authentic Cambodian dinner, savoring the tantalizing flavors of local cuisine. Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of this unforgettable cultural experience.

Day 5
Siem Reap Discovery | Angkor Wat

Unveil Angkor's Marvels: Embark on a captivating one-day private tour of Angkor Wat and its magnificent temples, delving into the wonders of this UNESCO World Heritage site. Begin your adventure at Angkor Thom, the sprawling city once inhabited by millions. Explore the ornate Elephants Terrace and Terrace of the Leper King, adorned with dramatic bas-reliefs. Discover the enigmatic Bayon Temple, with its iconic smiling stone faces. Continue to Ta Keo, Prasat Kravan, and Srah Srang, before reaching the ethereal Ta Prohm, embraced by nature's jungle.

Angkor WatAngkor Wat

The highlight of the day is your visit to the breathtaking Angkor Wat, dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. Marvel at its stunning architecture and admire the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, depicting captivating stories from Hindu mythology. Stay until evening to witness an unforgettable sunset, casting a magical glow upon the temple.

Day 6
Siem Reap to Hanoi | Tonle Sap Lake

Tonle Sap Lake: Experience the extraordinary Tonle Sap Lake, Southeast Asia's largest lake and a UNESCO-protected area. Witness the floating villages and immerse yourself in the ancient way of life still practiced by the villagers. Take a boat ride to explore this unique lifestyle. Note: Avoid visiting between March and October due to narrow and low waterways.

Tonle Sap LakeTonle Sap Lake

Angkor National Museum: Unveil the Khmer empire's secrets at the Angkor National Museum, the only cultural museum in Siem Reap. Explore its informative showrooms, spanning two floors, to gain a deeper understanding of the empire's history and remarkable temples.

Day 7
Hanoi to Halong Bay | The Orchid Cruise

Set sail on the Orchid Cruise and enjoy a warm welcome from our friendly staff. Feast your eyes on the incredible limestone karst formations rising from the sea as you indulge in a delicious lunch. Take a refreshing swim and enjoy kayaking activities in the emerald waters of Tra Bau, Lan Ha Bay. Learn the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking or simply relax with a drink while admiring the sunset. As night falls, savor a romantic dinner and try your hand at squid fishing or watch a movie under the starry sky.

Halong BayHalong Bay
Day 8
Halong to Hanoi | The Orchid Cruise

Rise early to join our invigorating Taichi class and witness the bay at its best. Explore Sang Toi Cave: Venture into the fascinating Sang Toi Cave, also known as the Dark and Bright Grotto. Enjoy kayaking or a bamboo boat ride, marveling at the stunning limestone formations and unique habitat.

Indulge in a delightful brunch as we cruise back. Before departure, take part in a traditional Vietnamese Tea Ceremony, learning about the art of tea-making and its cultural significance.

Farewell to Halong Bay: Say goodbye as we arrive at the quay side at 11:30 AM. Disembark at the GOT ferry, marking the end of this unforgettable Halong Bay experience.

Day 9
Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City and Jakarta | Hanoi Water Puppet Show

Hanoi Water Puppet Show: Experience the captivating ancient art of water puppetry, originating from northern Vietnam. Watch skillful puppeteers manipulate wooden puppets over water, bringing Vietnamese folklore to life. Accompanied by traditional music and melodic singing, this unique performance will transport you to a world of cultural enchantment.

Hanoi Water Puppet ShowHanoi Water Puppet Show

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology: Discover Vietnam's diverse cultural heritage at the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. Explore exhibits showcasing the traditions, clothing, tools, and architecture of the country's 54 ethnic groups. Gain a deeper understanding of Vietnam's rich tapestry of cultures and promote appreciation for its socio-cultural diversity.

Day 10
HoChiMinh Discovery | The National Museum

Embark on an extraordinary journey in Indonesia as you meet your Tour guide and fellow travelers for an orientation meeting. Begin your exploration of ancient Jakarta at the National Museum, housing an extensive collection of prehistoric, archaeological, and anthropological artifacts from Indonesia and Southeast Asia. At Merdeka Square, marvel at the National Monument, which holds the original tattered red-and-white flag flown on the day of independence, August 17th, 1945.

Day 11
Jakarta to Bali | The Old Town Area of Jakarta

Continue to Kota Tua Jakarta, the Old Town area of the city, away from the modern capital's hustle and bustle. This charming part of the city, once known as Batavia during Dutch colonial times, carries a rich history and timeless allure. Indulge in a delicious lunch at a local antique cafe, savoring your first cup of authentic Java coffee. Take the afternoon to explore as you please, whether it's immersing yourself in the Old City's ambiance or visiting the Jakarta History Museum, the Fine Art and Ceramic Museum, or the Wayang Museum, showcasing the traditional art of shadow puppetry. Conclude the day with a delightful dinner at the hotel.

Day 12
Bali Discovery | The Temple of Taman Ayun

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Bali on this captivating day trip. Begin with a lively performance of the Barong dance, a traditional Balinese art form depicting the eternal battle between good and evil.

Discover the royal temple of Taman Ayun, a magnificent structure dating back to the Mengwi Empire. Nestled amidst serene ponds and gardens, it showcases Bali's rich heritage.

temple of Taman AyunThe Temple of Taman Ayun

Experience the awe-inspiring Tanah Lot temple, perched atop a rocky outcrop shaped by the ocean's tides. Explore the surrounding lanes, where local artisans sell exquisite handicrafts. Take time to relax and enjoy the stunning beaches of Bali.

Day 13
Ubud, Bali | Tegalalang Rice Terraces

Explore the rich tapestry of Balinese culture, agriculture, and artistry with the Kintamani Barong and Tegalalang Tour Private. Immerse yourself in the captivating Barong Dance performance, a traditional Balinese art form that weaves together myth and history. Venture to the ancient "Elephant Cave," where stone-carved creatures tell stories of the past. As you arrive in Kintamani, be mesmerized by the breathtaking vistas of mountains, lakes, and rice fields. The most awe-inspiring panorama awaits a short hike away at the tranquil and less-visited Tegalalang Rice Terraces. This unique journey offers an authentic glimpse into the heart of Bali, blending history, nature, and culture.

KintamaniKintamani landscape
Day 14
Bali Departure

Our guide will help you transfer from your hotel to Bali Airport for departure with independentcar/van and guide.

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