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Big Indochina Adventure

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Big Indochina Adventure - Contiki
Big Indochina Adventure - Contiki
Ashleigh "Greg was an awesome tour guide and we were very lucky to have him! I was so nervous about meeting people , but Greg made so easy for us to become close by doing lots of small family dinners and games. The transportation was so easy and convenient and the overnight train was such a good and memorable night! The accomodation had everything we needed and alot nicer then I expected The trip as a who..."
Excellent
25 reviews
Starts
Bangkok
Destinations
+21
Ends
Hanoi
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Highlights

  • Cruise down the Mekong
  • Take part in Buddhist rituals
  • Listen to pilgrims ringing bells
  • Visit the jaw-droppingly beautiful Angkor Wat Temples
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
33
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Ship, Boat, Plane
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
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 19 other destinations in Asia. Big Indochina Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

25 Reviews

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  • C
    Written on March 5, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I just finished the 27 day “ Big Indochina Adventure” with Greg as a tour manager. The trip was high energy and full of all of the best sights, great food, fantastic hotels, and crazy nightlife. It was more than I could have possibly hoped for. The thing that contributed to it being the best contiki trip I’ve done though was the tour manager, Greg. He was friendly and inclusive to everyone on the trip, he set up extra dinners and tours for us, he always knew the hottest spots around town for nightlife, and he never once showed that he was stressed or tired. The trip went off without a hitch - despite other travelers showing up late to things etc. - because Greg was so good at his job!
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  • MG
    Written on March 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Greg was amazing, he was so organised and made the trip so much fun! Couldn’t thank him enough for making it the trip of a lifetime
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  • JC
    Written on February 19, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    My wife and I completed our first travel tour together with Greg through the countries of Laos and Cambodia. This trip was absolutely amazing and both of is have agreed that having Greg as our trip manager took this trip from good to incredible. The organizational and operational skills that Greg demonstrated throughout the entire trip could not have been any better. This truly allowed for a smooth and seamless adventure with absolutely no worries on our part. We both thoroughlly enjoyed Greg's expertise and vast knowledge of the areas we visited and his enthusiasm to educate us along the way. We are looking forward to traveling with Greg again in the future.
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  • NJ
    Written on January 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was above and beyond my expectations in every single way! The transport was amazing as was the accomodation but the best part of the trip was Greg. He always went out of his way to ensure everyone had a good time and enjoyed themselves. He was constantly giving us tips on where to go and what to eat and was switched on for the entire trip. Highly recommend him
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  • Big Indochina Adventure reviewer 5
    Written on February 18, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Everything about my trip through Asia was absolutely amazing. Accommodation was so much fancier than I expected, beds were comfy, nice buses and great local guides in every country (and awesome food everywhere). Contiki Greg was such a blast and is actually one of the nicest guys you'll ever meet. An entire month filled with laughter and unforgettable moments seriously wouldn't have been possible without him. #sogood 10/10 would recommend.
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  • AD
    Written on February 18, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Greg was an awesome tour guide and we were very lucky to have him! I was so nervous about meeting people , but Greg made so easy for us to become close by doing lots of small family dinners and games. The transportation was so easy and convenient and the overnight train was such a good and memorable night! The accomodation had everything we needed and alot nicer then I expected The trip as a whole was definitely value for money and was a safe and convenient way of travelling. I will be doing contiki again for sure
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  • Big Indochina Adventure reviewer 7
    Written on February 18, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Greg is amazing - he has the best insights and recommendations and makes EVERY moment of the trip memorable. I can't wait to take another trip with him!
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  • AD
    Written on January 18, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    25 days, 4 countries, 16 Cities and one hell of a tour manager!!!! Greg aka Gergorious
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  • H
    Written on January 11, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Lisa is the perfect tour manager, she has the balance just right on being very knowledgeable on the countries and places we visit, and then being fun, good sense of humour and friend.
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  • J
    Written on January 11, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    Our trip with lisa was awesome. It was my first sole trip and she made it so memorable. She helped us all become one big family of contiki. Thank you so again lisa for all your great work and energy everyday.
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
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  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

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  • Guide

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • When and where does the tour end?

      This tour ends after breakfast at 9 am at Hong Ngoc Dynastie Hotel in Hanoi and it is time to say farewell to your newfound friends! Please be aware the hotel is not confirmed until your final documents are released.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      The first day of the tour generally starts from Nouvo City Hotel in Bangkok and as the first day is just an arrivals day you can arrive at any time. There is, however, a welcome meeting at approximately 6 pm so we recommend arriving beforehand so you can meet your group and fellow travellers. Please be aware the starting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      Airport transfers are available for this tour at an additional cost, please contact our customer support team to arrange this.

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • 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..."
    • 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..."
    • Larissa Cowlrick
      ""Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer" . My journey started a few years back..."
    • Lisa

    What are people saying about TourRadar?

    • Lynette12th April 2018
      I haven't travelled yet but from what I've seen so far I'm extremely happy I have chosen to travel with TourRadar. From my very first enquiry I was impressed. I had been researching a number of companies to find the right tour for us but all the others took their time in replying and I had to ask a number of times for information. The team at TourRadar were always prompt with answering me and very forthcoming with information. The website was easy to use and I was very impressed that it had so much information. What information I couldn't find on the website was quickly given to me once I asked. Would I refer TourRadar to my friends.....I already have! Now I can't wait to travel

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

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    Thailand
    Kip
    Laos
    Riels
    Cambodia
    Dong
    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.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 3 September 2018 the full payment of $2,869 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2869 for Big Indochina Adventure, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 4,411 km.
    • Bangkok (Thailand)
    • 582 km
    • Chiang Mai (Thailand)
    • 157 km
    • Chiang Rai (Thailand)
    • 134 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)
    • 58 km
    • Tonle Sap Lake (Cambodia)
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