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Big Indochina Adventure (27 Days)

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26 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, Coach / Bus, Ship, Boat, Plane
Travel style
Discovery, Coach / Bus
Start in Bangkok and end in Hanoi! With the discovery tour Big Indochina Adventure (27 Days), 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 (27 Days) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

26 Reviews

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Good
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  • A
    Written on October 24, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had the best time and Aaron made sure everything was not only comfortable but also hyper local. Great tour!

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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  • NJ
    Written on January 25, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The whole experience was simply incredible! Transport was perfect and was always clean and tidy. Our accommodation was lovely at each and every place we stayed with the staff being very thoughtful. Most of all my trip manager is what made the overall... Read more

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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... Read more

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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... Read more

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  • CB
    Written on January 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I did the big indochina adventure and it was the most amazing month of my life. The things you see are amazing, so much history and culture. We ate so much amazing food and met so many amazing people from all over. Greg is the best person anyone could want... Read more

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  • D
    Written on July 21, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    Shannon was an absolute star. I joined her on a tour through south east Asia - the Big Indochina. Her positive attitude and cute sense of humour got us through many a hangover and long bus rides through four different countries. She knew all the great local... Read more

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  • Big Indochina Adventure (27 Days) reviewer 10
    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... Read more

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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

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  • Accommodation

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  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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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..."
    • Aaron Cooper
      "An island boy that loves to dive and educate people about the beauties and history of Asia. "
    • Larissa Cowlrick
      ""Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer" . My journey started a few years back..."
    • Lisa

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    • Mair, 59 years old26th September 2018
      Great, informative website that gives a really comprehensive overview of tour itinerary and inclusions. Prompt replies to my queries was appreciated

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    About the countries

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    Visa

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    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 2 January 2019 the full payment of $3,342 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 $3342 for Big Indochina Adventure (27 Days), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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    The following cards are accepted for Contiki tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    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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