Epic Indochina: River Cruises & Karst Mountains

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 40 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 18-39 yrs
  • max group size 18
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Bangkok, Thailand
  • Ends Ko Tao, Thailand
  • +23
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  • Change dates It is free to change your tour start date within 30 days of departure.
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Witness sunrise over Angkor Wat.
  • Eat your way through the street food of three different cities.
  • Stay overnight in a local village.
  • Trek through the rugged forests of northern Thailand.
Start in Bangkok and end in Ko Tao, the trip "Epic Indochina: River Cruises & Karst Mountains" is a guided explorer tour that takes 40 days. You will visit Nha Trang, Ko Pha Ngan, Ko Tao and 22 other destinations in 4 different countries. "Epic Indochina: River Cruises & Karst Mountains" is a small group trip which will include accommodation, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

Now's the time to explore Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos on your terms with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. Share stories over drinks among Siem Reap's market stalls, learn the fine art of noodle-making in Hoi An, and catch the day's last rays among the brillantly blue waves of Ko Pha-Ngan. This 41-day adventure is plenty of time to sync your pulse with this part of Southeast Asia — and it's sure to leave you coming back for more.
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  • Brook
  • From USA
  • On Aug 07 2019
5 - Excellent
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  • Andrew
  • From USA
  • On May 10 2018
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ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Bangkok
  • Day 2: Bangkok/Siem Reap
  • Day 3: Siem Reap
  • Day 4: Siem Reap/Phnom Penh
  • Day 5: Phnom Penh
  • Day 6: Phnom Penh/Koh Rong
  • Day 7: Koh Rong
  • Day 8: Chambok Homestay
  • Day 9: Chambok Homestay/Ho Chi Minh City
  • Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City/Nha Trang
  • Day 11: Nha Trang
  • Day 12: Nha Trang/Da Nang
  • Day 13: Da Nang/Hoi An
  • Day 14: Hoi An
  • Day 15: Hoi An/Huế
  • Day 16: Huế/Phong Nha
  • Day 17: Phong Nha/Hanoi
  • Day 18: Hanoi/Ha Long
  • Day 19: Ha Long Bay/Hanoi
  • Day 20: Hanoi/Vientiane
  • Day 21: Vientiane/Vang Vieng
  • Day 22: Vang Vieng
  • Day 23: Vang Vieng/Luang Prabang
  • Day 24: Luang Prabang
  • Day 25: Luang Prabang/Pak Beng
  • Day 26: Pak Beng/Chiang Khong
  • Day 27: Chiang Khong/Chiang Mai
  • Day 28: Chiang Mai
  • Day 29: Chiang Mai/Ban Mae Jok
  • Day 30: Ban Mae Jok/Pa Khao Lam
  • Day 31: Pa Khao Lam/Chiang Mai
  • Day 32: Chiang Mai/Bangkok
  • Day 33: Bangkok
  • Day 34: Bangkok/Surat Thani
  • Day 35: Surat Thani/Khao Sok
  • Day 36: Khao Sok/Koh Pha Ngan
  • Day 37: Koh Pha Ngan
  • Day 38: Koh Pha Ngan/Ko Tao
  • Day 39: Ko Tao
  • Day 40: Ko Tao
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Simple hotels (twin-share) or hostels (multi-share) (30 nts), basic hilltribe huts (2 nts, multi-share), homestay (2 nts) sleeper trains (5 nts).
Meals
  • 30 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 5 dinners
    Note: Allow USD395-515 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Local bus, air-conditioned bus, train, walking, tuk-tuk, songthaew, local boat, junk boat, plane.
Staff & experts
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, trekking staff.
Included activities
  • Your G for Good Moment: Local Khmer Meal, Siem Reap
  • Your G for Good Moment: Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch, Hoi An
  • Your G for Good Moment: Mekong River Homestay & Baci Ceremony, Muang Pakbèng
  • Your G for Good Moment: Kao Thep Pitak Community-Owned Farm & Meal, Ban Ta Khun
  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: Glow Paint Party, Siem Reap
  • Your Discover Moment: Phnom Penh
  • Your Local Living Moment: Home Meal, Chambok
  • Your Discover Moment: Ho Chi Minh City
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: Reminisce Riverside, Hoi An
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: Vang Vieng Nightlife, Vang Vieng
  • Your Discover Moment: Luang Prabang
  • Your Discover Moment: Chiang Mai
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: Chiang Mai Celebration, Chiang Mai
  • Your Discover Moment: Bangkok
  • Your Big Night Out Moment: Beach Bar, Ko Tao
  • Guided sunrise tour of Angkor Wat temple complex
  • Orientation walks in Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hanoi, Phnom Penh, and Luang Prabang
  • Halong Bay boat cruise with lunch
  • Guided hike, sunset cruise and waterfall excursion in Laos
  • Slow boat up the Mekong
  • Three street food crawls in different cities
  • Internal flight
  • Visit to Chiang Mai night market
  • Hilltribe trek
  • Bamboo rafting
  • Full-day snorkelling trip from Ko Tao
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Bangkok and from Ko Tao are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Epic Indochina: River Cruises & Karst Mountains tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Epic Indochina: River Cruises & Karst Mountains tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 16 December 2021, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 16 December 2021, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Epic Indochina: River Cruises & Karst Mountains tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Epic Indochina: River Cruises & Karst Mountains tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

Minimum age of 18 years for this trip.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Travel Style : 18-to-ThirtysomethingsFast, fresh, and fun adventures that never slow down, made for young, budget-minded travellers.
  • 2. Service Level : BasicSimple and clean hotels and hostels; affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.
  • 3. Physical Grading : 3 - AverageSome tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 4. Trip Type : Small GroupGroup trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip.
COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • This tour requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before your departure day or have a negative PCR test within 96 hours before your departure day.
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