The Best Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Tour for In-depth Travel

This 20-day tour is for those who want to enjoy the best of Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. You will first explore Myanmar, by visiting its top destinations - Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake and Mandalay. Then in Vietnam, have a nice city tour in Hanoi and a relaxing boat cruise in Halong Bay. Then travel to Laos for magnificent temples and architectures in Vientiane and Luang Prabang. Finally, end your trip in Siem Reap, with a visit to the Angkor Wat, the 7th wonder of the world.
Travel Route: Yangon - Bagan - Heho - Inle Lake - Mandalay - Hanoi - Halong Bay - Vientiane - Luang Prabang - Siem Reap
Day: 20
Best for: First-timers
Tour Type: Escorted private tour with personal tour guide and vehicle
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Explore Yangon, the former capital and largest city of Myanmar.

Enjoy a circular train ride; visit Shwedagon Pagoda, Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple, and explore Bogyoke Market and Chinatown.

Discover the ancient city of Bagan, home to around 2000 temples and pagodas

Visit Shwezigon Pagoda, Popa Taungkalat Monastery; enjoy a horse cart ride through the pagodas.

Relax in the picturesque Inle Lake area

Enjoy a boat trip on Inle lake and experience the unique lifestyle of local floating villages.

Cruise on scenic Halong Bay of Vietnam

Explore the karst islands, beautiful caves, emerald water of Halong Bay; have your free time to enjoy swimming or kayaking.

Get to know Laos’ capital, Vientiane

Visit the iconic temples and landmarks of Laos including Wat Si Saket, Patuxai Monument, Pha That Luang etc.

Admire the world-famous Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Explore the splendid Angkor Wat, and visit the Ta Prohm, Banteay Kdei, Baphuon Temple, Bayon Temple etc.

Inle Lake
Wat Si Saket
Ta Prohm

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Yangon Arrival
Welcome to Yangon!
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is for you to take a good rest or have a leisure walk around to have a glimpse of the city.
Stay overnight in Yangon.
Day 2: Yangon Tour
After breakfast, you will enjoy a circular train journey to discover the local life in Yangon. You will get through local neighborhoods, small towns, local markets, and interact with some locals.
After that, you will go to visit the famous Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple, which houses one of the most revered reclining Buddha images in the country. The Buddha is 66-meter long, and one of the largest in Myanmar. You will also see and take a picture of the grand Karaweik Hall royal barge.
In the afternoon, you will enjoy your free time to wander the Bogyoke Market. Then take a stroll through the busy streets of the Chinatown and Yangon Jetty.
At the end of the day, go to see the beautiful sunset view of Shwedagon Pagoda, which is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar painted with real gold.
Stay overnight in Yangon.
One of the most revered reclining Buddha images.
Day 3: Yangon to Bagan
After breakfast in the morning, you will leave Yangon and take a flight to Bagan. Bagan is famous for its historical monuments, and houses around 2000 temples and pagodas from different periods.
You will visit the Nyaung Oo Market, the authentic local market where local people buy foods and daily necessities. Then visit the Shwezigon Pagoda, which is gold plated and is one of the oldest and most impressive monuments in Bagan.
After having a rest in the hotel in the afternoon, you will enjoy a Horse Cart Ride to enjoy the sunset. Travelling through the pagodas in the quiet of dusk, you will feel the the tranquility and peace of the Bagan city.
Stay overnight in Bagan.
Enjoy a Horse Cart Ride in Bagan.
Day 4: Bagan Excursion to Mount Popa
Today, you will have an excursion to Mount Popa, a dormant volcano with many Nat temples and relic sites atop the mountain.
You will visit the famous Popa Taungkalat Monastery, which is a temple complex located on top of a huge rocky outcrop. The monastery is home to 37 nats (Burmese spirits), statues of which can be found at its base. If you have the energy, you can climb up the 777 steps to the monastery at the top. You will enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding plains and Mount Popa itself.
After that, you will return to Bagan. On the way, stop by a local village to learn about the local culture and lifestyle. You will also visit a palm sugar workshop, to see how they cook the nectar from the trees into the sugar cubes.
Stay overnight in Bagan.
Mount Popa and Popa Taungkalat Monastery.
Day 5: Bagan to Heho, Inle Lake
Today, you will leave for Heho by flight. Upon arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to the Inle Lake.
Located in the highlands of northern Myanmar, Inle Lake is the second largest lake in the country. It is more than 970 meters above sea level and is surrounded by mountains on three sides.
The lives of local people are centred on the lake. A boat is tied to the front door of every house here, and the locals have been trained to paddle with their feet since they were children. Here you can see the traditional fishing method of local people.
You will also visit Phaung Daw Oo pagoda, the the most highly revered monastery in the Inle Lake area, and then continue your boat ride to the Nga Phe Chaung monastery, which is a beautiful wooden monastery built on stilts around 200 years ago over the lake.
After that, move on to the floating garden called Kyun-Hmyaw, which was built-up from strips of water hyacinth and mud.
Stay overnight in Inle Lake.
Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar.
Day 6: Inle Lake Excursion to Indein
Today, you will have an excursion to Indein village by boat. It is a scenic 8-km boat ride through the Inn Thein creek. Indein village is famous for its market and two groups of pagodas: Nyaung Ohak and Shwe Inn Thein.
You will first explore the Nyaung Ohak pagodas, which is just near the boating landing. Some of the pagodas here are well preserved, while others have plants and trees grow opening out of them. And many of them are decorated with sculptures of celestial beings and mythological animals.
Then from Nyaung Ohak, a climb leads to the Shwe Inn Thein, the second group of pagodas. The site is thought to date back to the time of the Indian emperor Ashoka, who sent monks to spread Buddhism throughout Asia in the 3rd century BC. Here you can have a great view of Indein village and the surrounding area.
Stay overnight in Inle Lake.
Nyaung Ohak, the surreal jungle-village of crumbling temples.
Day 7: Inle Lake to Mandalay
In the early morning, you will leave Inle Lake and transfer to Mandalay. Of all the ancient capitals in Myanmar's history, only Mandalay has been preserved intact. Here you can explore various Buddhist monuments and historical relics.
You will first visit the Mahamuni Pagoda, one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Myanmar. Then visit the Mahagandayon Monastery, a monastic college located in Amarapura, to learn about the monks’ education.
After that have your lunch in a local restaurant on the City Harbor Bridge. Then continue to visit the Sagaing Nunnery to learn about the daily life of the nuns, before driving to Sagaing Hill to appreciate the stunning overview from the top.
Finally, you will head to visit the famous U Bein Bridge. Built in 1850, it is believed to be the oldest and (once) longest teak bridge in the world. You can take a boat trip on the Taungthaman Lake, and enjoy the amazing sunset view of the bridge.
Stay overnight in Mandalay.
Sagaing Nunnery, one of the world's largest nunneries.
Day 8: Mandalay to Mingun
After breakfast, you will take a boat trip to the ancient Mingun city, which sits on the banks of the Irrawaddy River. Here you will explore the gigantic unfinished Mingun Pahtodawgyi, and the huge Minggun Bell, the second largest ringing bell in the world.
Here in Mingun you will also visit the Settawya Pagoda, which is a small, whitewashed Buddhist temple constructed along classical Pagan lines. And then the Hsinbyume Pagoda, which is a beautiful white architecture designed to represent Mount Meru, the center of the universe in the Hindu and Buddhist mythology.
After that, you will travel back to Mandalay to visit the Shwenandaw Kyaung, a historic Buddhist monastery located near Mandalay Hill. And the Kuthodaw Pagoda, which contains the world's largest book.
Stay overnight in Mandalay.
Hsinbyume pagoda is a beautiful all white structure.
Day 9: Mandalay to Hanoi
Today, you will leave Mandalay and continue your journey to Hanoi, Vietnam. Upon your arrival by flight, you can have a rest in your hotel or freely explore the surroundings for the rest of the day.
Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 10: Hanoi Tour
Today’s tour starts with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Then, you will visit the tranquil Temple of Literature.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Ethnology Museum.
At the end of today’s tour, you will explore the Old Quarter, the bustling area of narrow open streets and alleys.
Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Temple of Literature is a Temple of Confucius in Hanoi.
Day 11: Hanoi to Halong Bay
After breakfast, you will transfer to Halong Bay, the spectacular World Heritage-listed site. You will board a traditional wooden junk boat and explore the jade waters studded with karst islands.
After lunch onboard, you will visit Trinh Nu Cave to see the stunning array of stalactites and stalagmites.
Then, you can go swimming or kayaking as you like in your free time.
Stay overnight on a cruise in Halong Bay.
The stunning array of stalactites and stalagmites.
Day 12: Halong Bay to Hanoi
In the morning, you can join in a T’ai Chi class on the deck of the Junk boat. The time before we leave for the train station is your free time. You can enjoy a refreshing morning swim or take one last look at Halong Bay.
On the way back to the harbor, you will explore Surprise Cave, also known as Sung Sot Cave. It is one of the largest and most beautiful caves in Halong Bay. You will be amazed by the stunning karst limestone with neon lights.
After that, you will transfer back to Hanoi.
Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Join in a T’ai Chi class on the deck.
Day 13: Hanoi to Vientiane
Say goodbye to Vietnam and welcome to Laos!
Today, you will take a flight from Hanoi to Vientiane, the capital of Laos.
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at Vientiane Wattay International Airport and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Stay overnight in Vientiane.
Day 14: Vientiane Tour
Today, you will first go to visit the famous Wat Si Saket, which is the oldest surviving temple in Vientiane. The temple was completed in 1818, and have a collection of more than 2,000 ceramic and silver Buddha images.
Then move on to Haw Phra Kaew, also known as Hor Phra Keo, a former temple originally built to house the famed Emerald Buddha, and now is a used as a museum to displace Laos’ religious art collections.
After that, you will continue to travel to the spectacular Patuxai Monument, which is the Laos’ version of the Arc de Triomphe, marking the independence of Laos from French colonial rule.
In the afternoon, you will move on to Pha That Luang, a 45 meter high gold-covered Buddhist stupa and the national symbol of Laos. It is built in 16th century, and has a history of more than 450 years.
The final visit of the day will be the COPE visitor centre. Laos is one of the most heavily bombed countries in the world. And the COPE visitor centre teach visitors to Laos about the rehabilitation process for people injured by unexploded ordnance hidden in the Lao countryside.
Stay overnight in Vientiane.
Wat Si Saket, the oldest temple in Laos.
Day 15: Vientiane to Luang Prabang
Today, you will leave Vientiane and transfer to Luang Prabang by flight. Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Stay overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 16: Luang Prabang
Today you will spend a full day exploring the city of Luang Prabang. After breakfast, you will first visit the Royal Palace Museum, where you can see many interesting artifacts, such as traditional costumes, jewelry, ornaments, rare furniture, etc.
Then, you will visit Wat Xieng Thong, which is the most famous and beautiful temple in Luang Prabang. Built-in 1560, the temple is a distillation of the ancient temple architecture style. Here, you can appreciate the classical Laotian aesthetics up close, from the roofs sweeping low to the ground to the gold pillars carved with patterns.
After that, you will move on to the Wat Wisunarat Temple and Wat Aham with impressive stupas.
In the afternoon, you will head to the Arts and Ethnology Centre to learn more about Laos’ ethnic cultures and continue to visit the weaving villages of Ban Xiengkhong and Ban Xienglek.
Later, you will get back to the city and visit Wat Mai before climbing up Mount Phousi. You will be indulged in the sunset view of the city and the Mekong River.
At night, you can explore the Night Market, where you will find kinds of handmade textiles, homemade handicrafts, etc.
Stay overnight in Luang Prabang.
Royal Palace now is the National Museum in Luang Prabang.
Day 17: Luang Prabang Tour
Before breakfast at the hotel, you will first partake in a Morning Alms (Sai Bat) on the street.
Then, after having breakfast, you will go to take a 2-hour boat trip along the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Cave. En route, you will not only enjoy the scenery along the Mekong River but also see how the locals lead their life at the riverside.
Later, you will explore the Pak Ou Cave, where a number of gold lacquered Buddha statues are.
The last site for today is Kuang Si Waterfalls. You can enjoy the natural scenery, take some exciting outdoor activities, or just relax in the park.
After the tour, you will be transferred back to the city.
Stay overnight in Luang Prabang.
The stunning natural scenery of Kuang Si Waterfalls.
Day 18: Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Say goodbye to Laos and welcome to Cambodia!
Today you will take a flight from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap, the heart of Angkor Wat.
Upon arrival, our guide will meet you at Siem Reap International Airport and take you to your hotel.
The rest of the day is for you to take a good rest or have a leisure walk around to have a glimpse of the city.
Stay overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 19: Siem Reap Tour
Today, you will enjoy a full-day trip to Angkor Wat, the will of the Khmer Empire that once ruled much of Southeast Asia.
Your morning will begin with a tour of Ta Prohm, a site wrapped in giant silk-cotton trees and strangler figs through which you'll feel like you're in a Tomb Raider setting.
Then you will come to Banteay Kdei, a smaller version of Ta Prohm. You will go through the Victory Gate, Terrace of the Leper King, Royal Palace, Baphuon Temple, and Bayon Temple. Weaving and climbing through winding tunnels and secret chambers, you can experience the mystery of the land up close.
After lunch, you'll have the whole afternoon to explore Angkor Wat, peering through the intricate and ancient stone carvings to see how it once flourished.
Stay overnight in Siem Reap.
Banteay Kdei is a Buddhist temple in Angkor, Cambodia.
Day 20: Siem Reap Departure
Say goodbye to Cambodia.
You are free to arrange your time before taking the scheduled transfer to the airport.
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Service Included

Private transfer and English-speaking tour guide
All entrance ticket fees for sightseeing listed in the itinerary
Flight and train tickets mentioned in the itinerary
Private van for land transportation
Meals as specified in the itinerary
Hotel accommodation
Governmental taxes

Service Excluded

International air tickets
Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee
Meals as not listed in the itinerary
Tips and gratitude to the guide and driver
Surcharge for public holidays (if any)
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks, etc.

Travel Restriction

In an effort to restart tourism and help the local economy recover, all these countries have lowered COVID-19 travel restrictions.

All these destinations require unvaccinated travelers to take a COVID-19 antigen test within 48 hours before departure, and a negative result will allow normal entry for travel. For Myanmar, an antigen test is required whether or not you have been vaccinated.

There are still differences in the specific requirements of different countries. To make your trip worry-free, we provide you with one-to-one travel consultant service throughout the whole process to assist you in completing the visa application and proof of vaccination required by the destination quickly and safely. Professional local guides, drivers, and other services will escort your trip.

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