Summary Itinerary : Vietnam – Cambodia – Thailand in 23 days

Summary Itinerary : Vietnam – Cambodia – Thailand in 23 days

Day 1 : Night flight from Mumbai to Hanoi reaching 6 am

Day 2 : Hanoi Arrival (Vietnam) : Excursion to Ninh Binh: Hoa Lu – Tam Coc, Temple of King Dinh, King Le 

Day 3 : Halong Bay – Overnight on Cruise (Vietnam) : Morning – 3 hour drive to Halong Bay cruise.  Afternoon – Sightseeing, swimming, and kayaking; on board events

Day 4: Halong Bay – Cruise (Vietnam) : Morning – Explore the bay; Kayaking; Afternoon : Transfer you to Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi) for flight to Hue ; Evening : Explore Hue

Day 5: Hue – Phong Nha Cave (Vietnam) : Phong Nha Cave exploration; Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). 

Day 6: Hue City Tour Half Day (Vietnam) : Boat ride along the Perfume River;  Thien Mu Pagoda, the Imperial Citadel of Hue, Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities and Dong Ba Market.

Day 7: Hue Transfer to Hoi An, Hoi An Half-day Tour (Vietnam) : Morning – Drive from Hue to Hoi An, a journey of about 3 hours. Afternoon – walking tour of Hoi An ; ancient houses, Japanese Covered Bridge, Fujian Assembly Hall. Evening : Enjoy lantern boat ride on the river 

Day 8: Danang Flight to Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) : Morning – Transfer to Da Nang Airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Explore Ho Chi Minh city

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City Half-day Tour (Vietnam) : Morning – Reunification Palace, War museum – Vietnam War. Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, the Post Office, Book lane and a local market.

Day 10 : Mekong Delta – Cai Be and Can Tho (Vietnam) : Morning – Drive to Mekong Delta, exploring fruit orchards, paddy fields, and tranquil villages. 

Cai Be : Boat ride in Mekong River; small boat to traverse through smaller canals; visit a small island for some juice, fruit and local music; Visit home industry where they make Rice paper, puffed rice, Snake and Scorpion wine. Drive to Can tho.

Can Tho : Local sightseeing in evening – Lotus bridge

Day 11: Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho; to Chau Doc (Vietnam) : Early Morning – Cai Rang floating market  Drive to Chau Doc ~ 4 hours. Reach by 2 pm ;

Chau Doc : Boat ride to fish farms – Each fish farm produces 2-6 tons of Basa and Tilapia per year. Basa capital of the world. Drove to pagoda and goddess of Sam mountain temple

Day 12: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh by Speed Boat (Cambodia) : Morning – Speed boat journey to Phnom Penh ~ 6 hours; Evening – Walk around Independence memorial

Day 13: Half-day Phnom Penh City Tour (Cambodia) : Morning : Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, and Wat Phnom. Afternoon – To Siem Reap from Mekong Bus station ~ 6 hours. 

Day 14: Angkor Wat Complex Full-day Tour (Cambodia) : Morning : Starting at 8:00 – Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm Temple, Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Elephant Terrace, Terrace of the Leper King, and the Royal Enclosure. 

Day 15: Siem Reap – Flight to Chiang Mai – via Bangkok. (Cambodia) Evening – Buddha temple in Chiang mai

Day 16: Chiang Mai – Half Day Elephant Nature Park and Hill Tribe Villages & Artisans Experience (Thailand) : Morning – Half-day visit to Elephant Nature Park ; Afternoon – Long-neck Karen village and another hill tribe with an elephant camp in the same area.

Day 17: Chiang Mai (Thailand) : Morning – Silver Temple at Wat Srisuphan – one of the oldest temples, traditional Lanna silversmith skills. Afternoon – Fly to Bangkok 

Day 18: Bangkok (Thailand) : The Grand Palace complex, Wat Pho – temple of Reclining Buddha – 15 m high and 46 m long; Long-tail boat ride for a trip along the Chao Phraya River. Afternoon – Visits to Wat Arun, Wat Traimit – 5.5 ton Gold Buddha, a walk in Chinatown. 

Day 19: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi Day Tour (Thailand) : Morning – Drive to Kanchanaburi ~3-4 hrs, visit the World War II memorial, Jeath War Museum, Cemetery, and take a train along the historic Death Railway. Kwai River Bridge and hike to Hellfire Pass.

Day 20: Bangkok – Fly to Phuket (Thailand) – Phuket – enjoy the beach at the resort

Day 21: Phuket (Thailand) : James Bond Island Tour – swimming, kayaking

Day 22: Phuket – Fly to Bangkok (Thailand) : Morning – walk / swim on the Phuket beach; Flight to Bangkok. Afternoon – Sightseeing on a Tuk Tuk – Mount Buddha.

Day 23: Bangkok (Thailand) Morning : Walk in the local market; Evening flight to Mumbai, reach by 11 pm.

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