Touchdown in Vietnam amid the chaotic streets of Ho Chi Minh City, travel through Cambodia and down the east coast of Thailand to experience its famous beach culture. The spectacular temples of Angkor Wat await in Cambodia, while Phnom Penh offers a chance to reflect on the country’s tragic history. Crossing into Thailand, drop by its vivacious capital, then make for clear blue waters, white sands and swaying palm trees. Thailand has the ideal ingredients for a holiday in paradise, and you’ll explore its beautiful southern islands off the east coast. Relax in the gleaming sun and try some of the special Thai food this region is famous for. This fascinating journey from Vietnam through Cambodia and on to Thailand provides the perfect opportunity to experience the best of Indochina.

Highlights

Your trip begins in action-packed Ho Chi Minh City, the perfect place for a taste of Vietnam

Enjoy the guidance of a local expert as you temple-hop at the dazzling Angkor complex, one of Southeast Asia's premier sights

Confront the sobering but important Khmer history in Phnom Penh, with included visits to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and Choeung Ek Memorial

Embrace the change of pace in downbeat Battambang, the ideal place to mingle with everyday Cambodian folk

Acquaint yourself with frenetic Bangkok, a wonderland of excellent street food, enchanting canals and sprawling marketplaces

Discover the best beaches and islands of Thailand’s east coast – from popular Ko Samui to laid-back Ko Tao – for a true slice of paradise

Cruise to Ko Pitak for a taste of real island life. Enjoy an overnight homestay, feast on fresh seafood and interact with local fishermen

Two in-depth snorkelling trips, one in Chumphon and one in Ko Tao, give you plenty of time to explore underwater worlds brimming with coral and colourful tropical fish

Travel as the locals do on an overnight sleeper train – the best way to travel long distances, meet locals and maximise time at destinations