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Big Indochina Adventure - Contiki
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Bec "Aside from this tour having more things included than you can imagine, our guide Aaron was so informative and innately driven to help at all hours of the day. His enthusiasm for showing foreigners the best parts of a country shows every day on tour and he was always pumping us up if we were tired or too hot to walk around. If he doesn't know the answer, he will find out and this is what makes a gr..."
Excellent
40 reviews
Starts
Bangkok
Destinations
+20
Ends
Hanoi
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Highlights

  • Visit the Royal Palace and the Bridge on the River Kwai
  • Grab a bike and explore Ayutthaya and Luang Prabang
  • Learn about the 'Killing Fields' and discover Angkor Wat
  • Cruise the emerald waters of Halong Bay on a junk boat
  • Savour local food, relax, soak up the sun and have fun
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
33
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Contiki
Start in Bangkok and end in Hanoi! With the discovery tour Big Indochina Adventure, you have a 27 day tour package taking you from Bangkok to Hanoi and through Bangkok, Thailand and 18 other destinations in Asia. Big Indochina Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Bangkok
  2. Day 2: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi
  3. Day 3: Kanchanaburi
  4. Day 4: Kanchanaburi to Chiang Mai via Ayutthaya - Overnight Train
  5. Day 5: Chiang Mai
  6. Day 6: Chiang Mai
  7. Day 7: Chiang Mai to Pakbeng
  8. Day 8: Pakbeng to Luang Prabang
  9. Day 9: Luang Prabang
  10. Day 10: Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng
  11. Day 11: Vang Vieng
  12. Day 12: Vang Vieng to Vientiane
  13. Day 13: Vientiane to Phnom Penh
  14. Day 14: Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
  15. Day 15: Siem Reap
  16. Day 16: Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City
  17. Day 17: Ho Chi Minh City to Mekong Delta
  18. Day 18: Mekong Delta to Ho Chi Minh City
  19. Day 19: Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang
  20. Day 20: Nha Trang
  21. Day 21: Nha Trang to Hoi An
  22. Day 22: Hoi An
  23. Day 23: Hoi An to Hue
  24. Day 24: Hue to Hanoi
  25. Day 25: Hanoi to Halong Bay
  26. Day 26: Halong Bay to Hanoi
  27. Day 27: Depart Hanoi

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

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  • Additional Services

40 Reviews

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Good
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Average
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  • CK
    Written on October 13, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    Did the Asian adventure portion of this trip (Thailand, Laos, Cambodia). Aaron (trip manager), local guides and the group we had was great! Really loved all the add-ons as well. Of course they aren’t 5 star hotels but accommodations were pretty good. Travel... Read more

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  • S
    Written on October 10, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    The combination of the trip manager to the sites and the knowledge that went into this trip made the whole thing absolutely amazing

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  • Big Indochina Adventure reviewer 3
    Written on August 31, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    One of the best experiances of my life! A well planned, fun tour filled with a variety of experiances. From getting blessed by a monk to swimming with elephants, every moment was awesome. Our trip manager Fi, made the trip exceed all my expectations with... Read more

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  • Big Indochina Adventure reviewer 4
    Written on August 13, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Aside from this tour having more things included than you can imagine, our guide Aaron was so informative and innately driven to help at all hours of the day. His enthusiasm for showing foreigners the best parts of a country shows every day on tour and he... Read more

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  • D
    Written on August 5, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great tour. Aaron is very knowledgeable and always keeps it fun!

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  • Big Indochina Adventure reviewer 6
    Written on July 7, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Was an amazing month experience, which my trip advisor aaron was a huge part of. Everything was worry free for me to just enjoy my trip.

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  • A
    Written on July 7, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had the best time of my life and Aaron was an amazing trip manager. He made me feel at home and did everything in his power to make sure I had an amazing time. I wouldn’t fault him.

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  • F
    Written on July 7, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    This is the best trip I've done to date. Aaron made the whole trip. He made sure that we were happy and taken care of the whole time. There was never a dull moment.

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  • Big Indochina Adventure reviewer 9
    Written on July 7, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had the time of my life on this trip! Couldn't have asked for a better group of people, and Aaron did an amazing job as trip manager

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  • K
    Written on April 23, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    I travelled solo for the first time and the trip was amazing and would recommend to others.

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Questions & Answers

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    • I am a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are travelling alone Contiki can either match you up with another like-minded travellers of the same sex for no additional cost or if available you can choose to have the privacy of your own private room by paying a single supplement.

    • I am a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      If you are travelling alone Contiki can either match you up with another like-minded travellers of the same sex for no additional cost or if available you can choose to have the privacy of your own private room by paying a single supplement.

    • Will I have to share a room on the tour?

      Shared accommodation with other like-minded travellers is normal on Contiki, and is all part of the experience. How many people you will be sharing with depends on the region, travel style and type of accommodation, but twin or quad same-sex sharing is generally the case.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Yelitza Jelly Acevedo Perez
      "One of my dreams was to be able to work and live in another country, after doing a couple of Contiki..."
    • Hailee Gypsy Atkins
      "Hey hey, I'm Hailee or Lee as I'm better known and I have been working for Contiki Asia since 2013. I..."
    • Az Gallagher
      "Grew up on a banana farm in Tropical North QLD, Australia. Now I'm blessed at being a part of travellers..."
    • Rhi Zaa
      "From what started as a tag in a facebook post, leading to my online application, interview processes,..."
    • Talia Willis
      "Coming in hot (and very sweaty) from South East Asia! I've been working for Contiki for almost 5 years..."
    • Matt
      "Born and raised in Melbourne, Australia with a Sri Lankan background, the decision to leave home and..."
    • James Jenkins
      "Before joining the Tourism Industry i used to frequently travel across South East Asia and Australia..."
    • Aaron Cooper
      "An island boy that loves to dive and educate people about the beauties and history of Asia. "
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    About the countries

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    Currencies

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    Thailand
    Kip
    Laos
    Riels
    Cambodia
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    Vietnam

    Plugs & Adapters

    Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and VietnamThailand, Laos, Cambodia and VietnamVietnam

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Cambodia and Vietnam. Ideally 1 month before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Bangkok is the starting point and Hanoi is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Contiki to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 22 December 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 22 December 2019, a minimum payment of $200 is required to confirm your booking with Contiki. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
    TourRadar is an authorised Agent of Contiki. Please familiarise yourself with the Contiki payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
    Payment methods
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 4,384 km.
    • Bangkok (Thailand)
    • 106 km
    • Kanchanaburi (Thailand)
    • 119 km
    • Ayutthaya (Thailand)
    • 520 km
    • Chiang Mai (Thailand)
    • 257 km
    • Pakbeng (Laos)
    • 105 km
    • Luang Prabang (Laos)
    • 112 km
    • Vang Vieng (Laos)
    • 108 km
    • Vientiane (Laos)
    • 755 km
    • Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
    • 231 km
    • Siem Reap (Cambodia)
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