Duration: 15 Days
Best Time to Go:
High Season: November – February
Rainy Season: June – October
From $1,999 USD
From Angkor Wat to remote river towns. Journey down the Mekong and into the heart and soul of Southeast Asia. Our guides will share with you the region’s cultural treasures and natural splendors. Explore the many temples and, if you’re lucky, spot a rare Irrawaddy dolphin. Experience the highlights with a chance to get off the beaten track and explore the remote islands of Don Khong. Includes local transportation and authentic accommodation—like a rural homestay—this adventure offers an intriguing blend of included activities and free time for personal discovery.
Day 1. Arrive in Bangkok at any time.
Day 2. Travel from Thailand to Siem Reap, Cambodia – the gateway to Angkor Wat. Enjoy a traditional meal of Khmer food either at the G Adventures-supported New Hope project or in a local home.
Exclusive Inclusions: Good New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant. Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner
Day 3. Take a guided tour of the massive Angkor Wat temple complex. Opt to visit the Tonle Sap floating village or the Angkor Museum. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 4. Travel to the capital city of Phnom Penh. Opt for a cycle tour through town for a street level view of this busy city. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 5. Take a guided tour of Tuol Sleng Prison and Choeung Ek (Killing Fields). Opt to visit the Royal Palace, National Museum or Russian Market. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 6. Travel to Kratie and opt for a boat trip to see Irrawaddy dolphins.Meals included: Breakfast
Day 7. Cross into Laos and travel to Don Khong with options to cycle or walk through the village or choose to relax by the Mekong. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 8. Enjoy a guided tour of Wat Phu Champasak. Enjoy a traditional homestay and local meal in Don Deng. Exclusive Inclusions: Local Living Don Deng Homestay. Meals included: Dinner
Day 9. Arrive at charming Luang Prabang. With dozens of activities to choose from, spend your time exploring all this town has to offer. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 10. Opt to rise before dawn and watch the monks walk through town in saffron robes receiving alms from local residents. Visit the Ethnology Museum and Kuang Si waterfalls. With free time, opt to take a cooking class, go hiking or biking or test out the local Laotian-style messages. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 11. Enjoy a free day to continue exploring. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 12. Travel to Vang Vieng, a town full of adventure opportunities. Get active outdoors or relax in a café. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 13. Spend the morning in Vang Vieng before traveling to Laos’ capital city. Opt to visit temples, shop in the markets or check out city highlights. This is a great place to get a massage and try some local restaurants. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 14. Spend a day in Vientiane before an overnight train to Bangkok. Meals included: Breakfast
Day 15. Arrive in Bangkok in the morning. The trip ends on arrival at the Bangkok train station.