Best of Thailand & Vietnam

Immerse in the stunning beauty and charming culture of Vietnam and Thailand in this 15 day journey packed with cultural discovery, picturesque scenery, ancient history and mouth-watering cuisines. Sail the serene waters of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Halong Bay. Explore the imperial cities, ancient wonders, and rich war history of Vietnam. Kick back and relax with two domestic flights through Vietnam to save on transit time before beginning your Thailand journey in the vibrant Bangkok. Prepare to be amazed as you step back in time in the ancient kingdom of Sukhothai and Ayutthaya and take in the lush scenery of Northern Thailand. Complete your journey in awe at an elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai.

Duration

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15 Days

Thailand / Vietnam

Bangkok / Ho Chi Minh City

Hotels

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5 & 4 Star

13-35 People

18+

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Hit all the unmissable highlights of Vietnam and Thailand throughout this 15 day adventure through lively cities, floating villages, lush countryside towns and ancient wonders of the world.
  • Stay in carefully selected hotels with all breakfasts, 4 lunches and 1 dinner included. Plus, enjoy two included domestic flights to save on travel time in Vietnam.
  • Follow your local guide on an included city tour to the highlights of Hanoi, Hue, Ho Chi Minh, Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Sukhothai, Chiang Rai and more.
  • Spend a day cruising along the lush green wetlands and floating villages of the Mekong Delta! Keep an eye out for some tasty local dishes sold by the smiley locals.
  • Learn of war history, historic dynasties, and captivating cultures as you explore small villages and ancient cities throughout Vietnam and Thailand.
  • Shape your South East Asian adventure with unforgettable optional extras including kayaking in Halong Bay, guided Hoi An tours on vintage Vespas, Vietnamese cooking classes, Cu Chi Tunnel tour, or visit the Gold Hand Bridge for epic panoramic views and photo opportunities!
  • Prepare to be mesmerised as you end your tour feeding and bathing elephants at an elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai.

Sights Visited on This Tour

The history of Ayutthaya dates back to the supposed foundation in 1350, although some temples in the marvelous ancient city have been known to exist before then.

Bangkok, Thailand’s famous capital, also known as a large city known for ornate shrines and vibrant street life. The boat-filled Chao Phraya River feeds it's network of canals.

Cham Museum

Bringing together epitomic examples of Cham sculpture, the Cham Museum in Da Nang is home to the world's largest collection of this native artistry.

Chiang Mai is home to hundreds of elaborate Buddhist temples, including the 14th-century Wat Phra Singh and 15th-century Wat Chedi Luang.

Chiang Rai is an idyllic town famous for its magnificently ornate White and Blue Temples. It also has a taste of indigenous culture with the cozy Akha Village.

The Chu Chi Tunnels are part of a massive war museum in Ho Chi Minh. They offer a sneak-peek at the underground life of Vietnamese soldiers back in 1948.

Dog Island

Dog Island is close to the west of Dau Go Grotto and is one of 1969 islands in island complex, it is the sympol of peaceful sea and safety for sailing junks in the bay.

Dong Ba is the largest marketplace in Hue. It attracts visitors with hearty scenes of daily life, colorful souvenirs, and a variety of fresh produce.

That might happen to you, too! Experience elephants up-close while feeding and bathing them. Learn about herbal treatments and make their vitamin balls.

Ga Choi Island (Fighting Cock Island), which is no doubt one of the most unique and popular features that has appeared as symbol of Halong Bay.

Set in the mountains of Vietnam, Golden Hand Bridge is an ultimate allure with the two giant hands lifting it up. It is in a mountain resort famous for its cinematic theme.

Known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade.

Discover the life and legacy of Ho Chi Minh in a vast complex that constitutes the famous One Pillar Pagoda, the Vietnam leader's gardens and residence.

The port town of Hoi An is most famous for its Venice-like atmosphere with its canals and boasts a well-preserved Ancient Town.

The ancient Hue was recognized by UNESCO as one of the World Heritage Sites. This city is the cradle of Vietnamese culture and used to be the national capital.

Lying at the source of the Mae Klong River, the majestic bodies of water in Kanchanaburi are among the most spectacular defining characteristics of the town.

Lopburi is a province in the central region of Thailand. The province is divided into 11 administrative districts, and Mueang Lopburi District is the capital.

The limestone and marble hills of the Marble Mountain soar to the sky in Da Nang, sheltering impressive pagodas, intricate tunnels, and holy caves. Today, it remains a popular pilgrimage site.

Ngoc Son Temple

The Temple of the Jade Mountain is the most visited temple in Hanoi, luring visitors with its lakeside views and exquisite classical Vietnamese architecture.

Notre Dame Cathedral in Ho Chi Minh City is a western addition to the city's skyline, featuring French, European, and Vietnamese architectural styles.

One Pillar Pagoda

One Pillar Pagoda is one of the most iconic temples in Vietnam, renowned for the Lotus Station standing on one pillar. It is home to the Buddha-bathing ceremony.

The ancient city of Phitsanulok has a long history dating back to the Khmer era, generally called “Muaeng Song Kwae” with reference to the two rivers passing through it.

This river used to be the upper section of the Mae Klong River, however, in the 1960s, this river was named the Khwae Yai River meaning 'Big River.'

This steel bridge is one of the important historical landmarks and memorials in Thailand. It is a symbol of the province and is a recommended place in Kanchanaburi.

The monument is a synthesis of Vietnamese and European elements. Most of the tomb’s grandiose exterior is covered in darkened, weathered concrete.

A town founded in the 13th century on the fringe of the Khmer empire. The exact year is unknown, but according to the Fine Arts Office it was between 1238 and 1257.

Temple of Literature

The first national university of Vietnam, Temple of Literature honors Confucius and many scholars. It sheds light on imperial history in four courtyards.

Thien Mu Pagoda (namely Heaven Fairy Lady Pagoda), also known as Linh Mu Pagoda, is one of the most fascinating and ancient pagoda in Hue city.

Designed by Colin St Clair Oakes and maintained by the Commonwealth Commission. There are 6,982 buried there, mostly Australian, British, and Dutch.

War Remnants Museum

This interesting and well-curated museum is a must-do for any visitor to Saigon given the impact of the American War, as it is known in Vietnam.

It's a Theravada Buddhist temple in Chiang Mai. The temple is often referred to as "Doi Suthep", although this is actually the name of the mountain where it's located.

Wat Rong Khun, perhaps better known to foreigners as the White Temple, is a privately owned art exhibit in the style of a Buddhist temple in Chiang Rai Province.

The Blue Temple is immediately recognizable for its brilliant shade of rich sapphire. The temple walls, roof, and surrounding statues are all covered in this gorgeous hue.

Tour Inclusions

Accommodation

4 Star Hotels, Traditional Junk Boat

Meals

14 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner

Transportation

A/C coach or mini-bus, flights, speedy boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh

Airport Transfer(s)

Airport transfers for the included flights on the tour.

Tour Guiding

Services of experienced Travel Talk local guides licenced by the Ministry of Tourism

Free Wi-Fi

Complimentary hotel Wi-Fi access (where available)

Flights

Flights between Hanoi and Danang, Hue City and Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh and Bangkok.

Cruise

Halong Bay Cruise on traditional junk boat with an experienced boat crew

Orientation Walks

Organised orientation walks at the towns visited

Sightseeing

Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum
Temple of Literature
Ngoc Son Temple
Halong Bay
Hoia An ancient town
Marble Mountain

Cham Museum
Imperial Citadel
Flag Tower
Royal Tombs of Khai Dinh
Reunification palace
War Remnants Museum

Mekong River
Cai Rang Floating Market
Tra Su Sanctuary
Royal Palace
National Museum
Wat Phnom

Tuol Sleng Museum
Phnom Udong
Phnom Sampeu Mountain
Phnom Penh Banon Temple
Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat

What is NOT included?

What is NOT included?

- Any flights not mentioned above
- Travel Insurance
- Meals not stated above
- Items of a personal nature

- Tips and gestures
- Entrance fees to the sights and museums
- Optional activities
- Other services not stated in the itinerary

Dates & Rates

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Accommodation

BONNE NUIT HOTEL
Hanoi
4 Star

Bonne Nuit Hotel offers luxurious and modern accommodation in Hanoi's Old Town and a short 15-minute walk from Hanoi Old City Gate and Hoan Kiem Lake.

TRADITIONAL JUNK
Halong Bay
SUPERIOR JUNK

Sleep onboard a traditional-style boat and set sail through hundreds of limestone islands that rise dramatically from the emerald waters of the bay.

VINH HUNG RIVERSIDE
Hoian
4 Star

Located on the bank of the romantic Thu Bon River, Vinh Hung Riverside Resort is a short walk from Hoi An's ancient town and offers elegant rooms with river view.

MUONG THANH HOTEL
Hue
4 Star

Muong Thanh Hotels features a panoramic picture of Hue City, Perfume River, Trang Tien bridge and Hue citadel.This hotel has a Spa center.

ALAGON HOTEL
Ho Chi Minh
4 Star

Enjoying a prime location in the heart of the vibrant Ho Chi Minh City, Alagon Hotel & Spa features modern rooms and rooftop pool and leads the way in imaginative and creative interior design.

MOVENPICK SURIWONGSE
Chiang Mai
4 Star

Discover Thailand’s breath-taking north at Mövenpick Suriwongse, where the warmth of local traditions combines with quality. Situated in the heart of city, a few steps from the famous Night Bazaar.

LALUNA HOTEL & RESORT
Chiang Rai
4 Star

Laluna stands apart from the crowd with a unique feel. A collection of 79 spacious bungalows hidden away from the main road and nestled within a tropical paradise.

PATTARA RESORT & SPA
Phitsanulok
4 Star

Pattara Resort and Spa is the first and only resort in the center of Phitsanulok. It's rooms are surrounded in nature with a private atmosphere. Every room can access to the infinite swimming pool.

FELIX RIVER KWAI RESORT
Kanchanaburi
4 Star

Felix River Kwai is the legendary riverside garden retreat of Kanchanaburi, built with local hard redwoods, mountainous rocks and terracotta tiles sealed to create a comfortable homey ambience.

FURAMAXCLUSIVE SATHORN
Bangkok
4 Star

Furama Xclusive Sathorn, Bangkok is located in the heart of Silom. The hotel is conveniently situated and at the same time, offers serenity with its location just off the main road.

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Hanoi
BONNE NUIT HOTEL
4 Star
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Halong Bay
TRADITIONAL JUNK
SUPERIOR JUNK
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Hoian
VINH HUNG RIVERSIDE
4 Star
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Hue
MUONG THANH HOTEL
4 Star
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Ho Chi Minh
ALAGON HOTEL
4 Star
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Chiang Mai
MOVENPICK SURIWONGSE
4 Star
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Chiang Rai
LALUNA HOTEL & RESORT
4 Star
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Phitsanulok
PATTARA RESORT & SPA
4 Star
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Kanchanaburi
FELIX RIVER KWAI RESORT
4 Star
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Bangkok
FURAMAXCLUSIVE SATHORN
4 Star

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Why You’ll Love This Tour

  • Hit all the unmissable highlights of Vietnam and Thailand throughout this 15 day adventure through lively cities, floating villages, lush countryside towns and ancient wonders of the world.
  • Stay in carefully selected hotels with all breakfasts, 4 lunches and 1 dinner included. Plus, enjoy two included domestic flights to save on travel time in Vietnam.
  • Follow your local guide on an included city tour to the highlights of Hanoi, Hue, Ho Chi Minh, Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Sukhothai, Chiang Rai and more.
  • Spend a day cruising along the lush green wetlands and floating villages of the Mekong Delta! Keep an eye out for some tasty local dishes sold by the smiley locals.
  • Learn of war history, historic dynasties, and captivating cultures as you explore small villages and ancient cities throughout Vietnam and Thailand.
  • Shape your South East Asian adventure with unforgettable optional extras including kayaking in Halong Bay, guided Hoi An tours on vintage Vespas, Vietnamese cooking classes, Cu Chi Tunnel tour, or visit the Gold Hand Bridge for epic panoramic views and photo opportunities!
  • Prepare to be mesmerised as you end your tour feeding and bathing elephants at an elephant sanctuary in Chiang Mai.
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