Explore the ancient temples of Angkor Wat, confront recent history in Phnom Penh, try to spot the rare Irrawaddy River dolphin, experience a Mekong homestay, bargain at the night market in Luang Prabang
From Angkor Wat to remote river towns, journey down the Mekong and into the heart and soul of Southeast Asia. Our Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) will share with you the region’s cultural treasures and natural splendours. 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. With local transportation and unique accommodation, like a rural homestay, this adventure offers an intriguing blend of included activities and free time for personal discovery.
Your G for Good Moment: New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant, Siem Reap
Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
Your Local Living Moment: Don Deng Homestay, Don Deng
Your Discover Moment: Luang Prabang
Angkor Wat complex entrance and guide (Siem Reap)
Tuol Sleng Prison and Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) entrance and guide (Phnom Penh)
Wat Phu Champasak entrance and guide
Ethnology Museum entrance (Luang Prabang)
Kuang Si waterfalls trip (half-day)
All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Meals 12 breakfasts, 2 dinners
Transportation Private bus, local bus, plane, boat, train.
Staff & experts Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Travel Style: Classic All of the highlights, culture, access, and I-can’t-believe-we-did-that moments, all at a great price.
Service Level: Standard Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.
Thailand, Laos, Cambodia,
Itinerary Day 1: Bangkok
Arrive at any time.
Day 2: Bangkok/Siem Reap
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.
Day 3: Siem Reap
Take a guided tour of the massive Angkor Wat temple complex. Opt to visit the Tonle Sap floating village or the Angkor Museum.
Day 4: Siem Reap/Phnom Penh
Travel to the capital city of Phnom Penh. Opt for a cyclo tour through town for a street level view of this busy city.
Day 5: Phnom Penh
Take a guided tour of Tuol Sleng Prison and Choeung Ek (Killing Fields). Opt to visit the Royal Palace, National Museum or Russian Market.
Day 6: Phnom Penh/Kratié
Travel to Kratie and opt for a boat trip to see Irrawaddy dolphins.
Day 7: Kratié/Don Không
Cross into Laos and travel to Don Khong with options to cycle or walk through the village or choose to relax by the Mekong.
Day 8: Don Không/Don Deng
Enjoy a guided tour of Wat Phu Champasak. Enjoy a traditional homestay and local meal in Don Deng.
Day 9: Don Deng/Luang Prabang
Arrive at charming Luang Prabang. With dozens of activities to choose from, spend your time exploring all this town has to offer.
Day 10: Luang Prabang
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 massages.
Day 11: Luang Prabang
Enjoy a free day to continue exploring.
Day 12: Luang Prabang/Vang Vieng
Travel to Vang Vieng, a town full of adventure opportunities. Get active outdoors or relax in a café.
Day 13: Vang Vieng/Vientiane
Spend the morning in Vang Vieng before travelling 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.
Day 14: Vientiane/Bangkok
Spend a day in Vientiane before an overnight train to Bangkok.
Day 15: Bangkok
Arrive in Bangkok in the morning. The trip ends on arrival at the Bangkok train station.