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14-Day Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos Itinerary: Premium Private Tour

14-Day Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos Itinerary: Premium Private Tour

By LingUpdated Aug. 2, 2023
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This 14-day itinerary is designed for travelers making their first trip to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos. Travel across Vietnam from north to south, exploring Halong Bay, pretty ancient towns, historical cities, and the amazing Mekong Delta, immerse yourself in the mystery of Angkor Wat, and experience the lifestyle of Laos — a "lost paradise".

Your personal Asia Highlights travel adviser is ready to design an ideal tour for your interests, schedule, and budget. Leave all the hard work of planning a multi-country tour to your travel adviser, and just enjoy your trip!

  • Days:14±
  • Best For:First-timers
  • Departure date: up to you
  • Sample Price:US$2,980 each (2 per room)*
  • Flights:SE Asia's included (international on request)
  • Cancellation policy:100% refund! (up to 22 days before departure)

*The cost for a customized private SE Asia tour from US$200/person/day

Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos Tour Map (Suggested Route)

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Tour Highlights

Here are the awesome 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:

Explore the hidden alleys of the Old Quarter of Hanoi.

Old Quarter of Hanoi

Learn to cook Vietnamese cuisine in an interesting cooking class.

cooking class
the tag of ah hand picked

Learn about the turbulent history of Ho Chi Minh City.

he old building in Ho Chi Minh

Explore the Mekong Delta by a boat, and learn about its farming and fishing traditions.

the people on Mekong River

Listen to the hidden story of Angkor Thom and marvel at the grandeur of Angkor Wat.

angkor thom

Step into the less-visited Banteay Samre and watch sunset at Pre Rup in Siem Reap.

the sunset at Pre Rup temple
the tag of ah hand picked

Offering the first pot of ricer to the monks in Luang Prabang.

offer food to the monk
the tag of ah hand picked

Jump into the crystal-clear water of Kuangsi Waterfall.

green waterfall

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Suggested Itinerary for Inspiration

Your preferences design the real journey. We're ready to create a wonderful Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos tour for you.

Day 1
Hanoi Arrival, Vietnam

Arrive in the capital city of Vietnam; Hanoi welcomes you with a smile. Transfer to your hotel and relax.

Day 2
Hanoi's Cultures, History and Flavors
  • Visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology which will introduce you to 50-plus ethnic minority groups with colorful cultures and lifestyles.
  • Temple of Literature show you the influence of Chinese culture.
  • In Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, your guide will bring history to life.
  • Get around the Old Quarter by a rickshaw to immerse in the local people's life.
  • End your day with watching an water puppet performance, a uniquely northern Vietnamese art form.
the rickshaw in Hanoi
Explore the the Old Quarter of Hanoi
Day 3
Hanoi - Halong Bay, Cruise in a Breeze
  • Transfer to Halong Bay
  • Board the cruise boat. Enjoy the sailing around the bay with the limestone hills. See villages, caves, and islets.
Halong Bay Cruise
A traditional cruise junk cruising among limestone mountains
Day 4
Halong Bay - Hanoi - Danang - Hoi An
  • Transfer back to Hanoi when your cruise reaches the shore at noon.
  • Fly from Hanoi to Danang and then drive to the pretty and peaceful Hoi An.
A lady walking in the quiet alley
A lady walking in the quiet alley of Hoi An
Day 5
Vegetable Village and Cooking Class
  • Visit Tra Que Vegetable Village to observe local farmers working the organic fields using traditional methods.
  • Pick fresh sawtooth coriander and Vietnamese mint for your cooking lesson later today.
  • Transfer to the Red Bridge Cooking School. Learn the traditional methods of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food from scratch.
Vietnam Cooking Class
Make tasty food at the cooking class
Day 6
Old Memories of Hoi An, Fly to Ho Chi Minh
  • Measure Hoi An Ancient Town with your footsteps, your guide will lead you to Japanese Covered Bridge, Old House of Tan Ky and Fujian Assembly Hall.
  • Transfer to Danang airport and fly to Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnam Cooking Class
Meet a beautiful Vietnamese lady in Hoi An anticent town
Day 7
Ho Chi Minh City Highlights
  • Visit the Reunification Palace, Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office. Send out a postcard from the central post office and see how long it takes to reach your home.
  • Learn about the at the War Remnants Museum
Ho Chi Minh City skyline by the Saigon River
Ho Chi Minh City skyline by the Saigon River
Day 8
Ho Chi Minh - Siem Reap, Boat Ride in Mekong
  • Drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Ben Tre, one of the country's southern provinces, situated in the Delta of the Mekong River.
  • Hop on an enjoyable motor boat to catch a glimpse of the Delta scenery, houses built on stilts and local fish farms.
  • Return to Ho Chi Minh City and fly to Siem Reap.
Mekong Delta Tour
Workers cracking coconuts at a coconut candy workshop
Day 9
Essence of Siem Reap
  • Explore Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm, Bayon Temple, and Angkor Wat . Your tour guide will share interesting insights and even divulge some secrets of Apsara (female celestial being) carvings.
monks in the temple
A monk entering a temple ruin in Angkor Wat
Day 10
Beyond the Center of Angkor Wat
  • Visit Bantey Srei which is situated in the jungles and built with pink sandstone, demonstrates the essences of Angkorian art.
  • Stop at a less-known ruin, Banteay Samre.
  • Visit the Cambodia Landmine Museum and learn about Aki Ra's lifelong efforts to eliminate landmines.
  • Put a perfect ending at a secluded temple Pre Rup, an ideal location for sunset.
Banteay Srei
A sculpture in Banteay Srei: combat between Sugriva and Valin
Day 11
Siem Reap - Luang Prabang
  • Enjoy a lazy morning in Siem Reap before the flight to Luang Prabang, Laos.
  • Take a relaxing walk in the peaceful town of Luang Prabang.
Luang Prabang
The beautiful Xieng Thong Temple
Day 12
Charming Town of Luang Prabang
  • Participate in an important ritual: morning alms giving. To show respect, locals offer their first pot of sticky rice of the day to Buddhist monks, who walk a long distance barefoot into the town.
  • Visit the morning market of Luang Prabang, Xieng Thong Temple, the Traditional Art Exhibition Center and the Royal Palace Museum.
Luang Prabang
Monks walking in a line to collect alms in the early morning of Luang Prabang
Day 13
Kuangsi Waterfall Dipping
  • Drive out of Luang Prabang and visit some villages on the way to Kuangsi Waterfall.
  • Go swimming or jumping into the crystal-clear water or easy hiking around the forest.
Kuangsi Waterfall in Luang Prabang
Autumn hues at Kuangsi Waterfall in Luang Prabang
Day 14
Luang Prabang Departure

After breakfast onboard, you will be transferred to the airport. Thanks for traveling with Asia Highlights and hope to see you again soon!

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.

feed an elephant
Interact with elephants

For families

Erawan waterfall
Quad Adventure in the Countryside

For families or adventurers

rice growing
Farming Experience in Tra Que Village

For families

Erawan waterfall
Ho Chi Minh Long Tan NuiI Dat For Veterans Day Tour

For history fans

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Hand-Picked Hotels

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

Hotel with nostalgic style in Hanoi
Hotel with nostalgic style in Hanoi
hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Central located hotel in Ho Chi Minh
hotel in hoi an
A riverbank resort in Hoi An
Hotel with Cambodian style in Siem Reap
Hotel with Cambodian style in Siem Reap
Boutique resort in Phnom Penh
Boutique resort in Phnom Penh
the garden of the hotel
Boutique hotel in Luang Prabang

Our Service Includes:

14 days from
US$ 2,980 per person (based on 2 persons and 4-star hotels)
  • Private transfers and English-speaking tour guide
  • All guided sightseeing as detailed in the itinerary
  • 4-star accommodations for 13 nights
  • Flights between cities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Breakfasts at hotels and meals mentioned in the itinerary
  • Governmental taxes

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