Indochina includes three countries Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos where are famous for the authentic tailor-made holidays. Here we’re focussing on our most enriching multi-country Indochina holidays packages for travelers who want to see more than one country in the region in one trip during 3 weeks.
Explore Southeast Asia’s trodden paths to uncover the glory days of lost civilizations and immerse yourself in the exotic cultures that have emerged in their wakes. The most attractive points in Indochina are temples, animist worship; romantic remnants of French Colonial architecture, royal palaces and experience stunning landscape like Mekong River, tropical beaches.
Northern Vietnam – one of the parts in the Indochina holiday packages
After you reach Vietnam – the S-shaped land, where 54 different ethnic minorities inhabited, Hanoi City includes old and new, narrow streets in the Old City, colonial architecture, temples, and museums.
The first component of destinations is Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and his ancient house, One Pillar Pagoda. Then you can visit the Temple of Literature is the first University of Vietnam. The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is also the most historical place in Hanoi capital. One suggestion for you is to get a cycle to move around the old quarter and experience the local life here.
You can move to the theater to enjoy the Water Puppet show – a traditional show of Vietnamese people which will bring for you a strange feeling. The legends like the golden turtle and the Emperor are traditional activities.
Sapa is known for its fresh population by its proximity to incredible scenery and the giant mountain. Sapa is home to many hill tribes such as the Hmong, the Dao, the Muong, and the Tay.
Cat Cat village is the old village of ethnic groups which attracts tourists from all over the world for its distinctive customs and practices. This is an opportunity to see farms and techniques used by the people in the area. Cat Cat village, the home of the Black H’mong people, who is famous for its brocade weaving craft as well as its gold and silver jewelry making. Thus, you can buy some traditional souvenirs such as twisting flax and weaving fabric. Next, Shin Chai is a community village which is known for cultural acclimatization. They wear colorful clothes with distinctive jewelry and red turban. You will approach the daily activities of the village community.
Muong Hoa is the largest farmland for rice growing in this destination. Coming here, you will admire one of the most famous places for breathtaking scenery. You need to trek along Muong Hoa River to approach Muong Hoa valley. Muong Hoa valley is created by lots of colorful flowers in the various beauties.
Sapa is famous for its markets opened in the week. Coc Ly Market opens on Tuesday – a great place to buy traditional costumes. On Wednesday, Sin Cheng Market is a small market in the Si Ma Cai district, where you can meet several ethnics of the White H’Mong, Flower H’Mong, Tay and Black Dao who sell the beautiful traditional costumes. After one day, Lung Khau Nhin is located high in the mountains of the Tram Ton pass. Can Cau Market and Bac Ha market be the two largest markets which you can buy several products, such as handicrafts, traditional costumes, and food?
Central Vietnam – one part of the best Indochina holiday packages
Arrival in Danang, you will have a brief visit to Cham Museum – the houses of the complete collection of Cham Artifacts. The next destination is My Khe Beach which was known as one of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. No doubts, the weather on this beach is suitable for swimming. Hence, you can play many water sports like diving, water-skiing, diving, and a yacht race. Then, Marble Mountain is the place shouldn’t miss which has five elements of the universe are water, wood, air, fire, and earth.
After that, you will transfer to Hoian to enjoy the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum, Tan Ky old house, the Cantonese congregation, the silk street of Hoi An, the temples and pagodas of Chinese appearance. The rest of the day will be free for strolling in the town, lazing on the beach, or whatever takes our fancy. we will walk down to the downtown for walking tour to visit. You will start our journey with Tra Kieu capital and next is My Son Sanctuary which located 69 km southwest of Danang, was an imperial city during the Cham dynasty. My Son is the former capital of the ancient Cham civilization of Indian Hinduism. My Son is one of the best-preserved Cham structures in Vietnam. My Son Sanctuary is a large complex of religious relics, comprises more than 70 temples and towers that connect to each other with the complicated red brick design.
Southern Vietnam – one part of the best Indochina holiday packages
Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City, you will have an awesome feeling in the bustling city. Spending one day on many places Saigon Opera, Duc Ba church, and General Post Office, you completely get the best Indochina holiday packages. These destinations are famous for the special French style. Duc Ba church is considered the symbol of this dynamic city, is located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh and reaches a height of up to 60 meters. Nearly, the Central Post Office is the busiest post office in Vietnam which offers all types of postal services such as selling postcards, stamps with cheaper prices and mailing. Plus, clients use the money exchange service in there.
A small boat is the most popular transportation in Mekong Delta, so you can use the one to start your sightseeing around the waterways of Mekong Delta. You should visit the lush tropical gardens to have a sight in the history of the regions and steers.
Next, get the experience of transferring by small boat, the tour can visit the brick factory. Then you also come to a small homemade coconut to see how coconuts have been produced. One suggestion for you is to enjoy a tasteful cup of authentic honey tea on a bee farm. This is special food in here. You walk around quiet villages and watch the life of local people. It is a chance to learn that people can amazingly make products from coconut trees. Next, you can enjoy a three-course lunch of Mekong specialties. Having a relax before coming to the traditional handicraft villages and tropical fruits gardens while listening to the typical folk music in Southern Vietnam.
Cai Rang floating market
One of the crowdest markets in Mekong river is Cai Rang opened all day. You can admire the selling activities in the past by using a traditional “offering pole” for exchanging consumer goods. The vendors can exchange goods such as the fruit to rice or daily tools. Thus, you can buy fruit, daily tools, traditional foods to taste on the river. The price of products is quite cheap.
If having more free time, you should walk around the village and meet the friendly local people. Then one experience activity in the tour passes a “Monkey bridge” which is built by only one stem of bamboo. The wild birds Sanctuary in Chau Doc offers the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest and watch storks, cranes and other tropical birds.
Phnom Penh in Cambodia
The first destination in Cambodia is Phnom Penh. It takes us about 5 hours boat trip along Mekong River. Enjoy lunch at Friend Restaurant, run by Mith Samlanh, which has worked to build the futures of former street children and marginalized young people in Phnom Penh since 1994.
In the afternoon, let spend the time to visit Royal Palace, you will see the silver pagoda then continue to visit National Museum as well as to learn more about the pre-Angkor period, Angkor period and Post Angkor. And continue to follow it with a walk up to a small hill for an interesting visit to the legendary Wat Phnom and a spectacular view over the surrounding areas.
Silver Pagoda is located in Wat Preah Keo Morakot. The pagoda was formerly known as Wat Ubosot Rotannaram, where the King worshiped, prayed and practiced every Buddhist Silas Day. The National Museum of Arts is the largest archeological and cultural history museum in Cambodia as it helps you to have a sight on the cultural side of Cambodian history from the 4th century.
Siem Reap in Cambodia
Another destination in Cambodia is Siem Reap – the gods of the good and evil line the entrance. You shouldn’t miss the temples such as Angkor Thom, Bayon Temples and Phimeanakas, and the Terrace of Elephants. Especially, Ta Prohm is instantly recognizable a key setting in a hit movie name Tomb Raider. Although the structure of this temple is quite smaller, its detailed carvings bring the characteristics of Hindu.
Luang Prabang in Laos
Continuously, Luang Prabang is known as the cultural capital of Laos attracting visitors by its busy and charming streets, some colorful hill tribes, the glittering pagodas, stunning natural beauty, and mysterious caves.
Royal Palace is Luang Prabang Museum, the local market near the Royal Palace, Traditional Art & Ethnology Center are the places you shouldn’t miss. You learn about the Laos ethnic groups on the Nava Mekong for the cruise along the Mekong River… Coming here to be immersed in a land deeply tied to tradition and enchanted by the lovely Laos people.
Mekong River – Pak Ou Caves in Laos
The next stop is the magnificent Wat Xiengthong which represents the classical architecture of Laos. You will admire a wonderful view before approaching the mysterious Pak Ou Caves as its various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims.
Ban Muang Keo village is well-known for its traditional Lao rice whiskey distilling. Next, you come to Ban Xang Khong village which is famous for silk weavings with natural dyes.
Vientiane in Laos
The tour will continue to the last place in the Indochina itinerary. Vientiane is the charming capital of Laos accumulated the exciting culture of Lao, Thai, Vietnamese, French,…
You will have an opportunity to visit the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo with unique architecture. Don’t miss the oldest temple Wat Sisaket, it has thousands of miniature Buddha statues. Patuxay is a war monument in the center of Vientiane which has five towers that represent the five principles of coexistence among nations of the world. Five towers show the five Buddhist principles of “flexibility, amiability, honesty, honor, and prosperity”