Traveling to Indochina is always a perfect option for family holidays, couple vacations or many other types of tourists. Those countries named Vietnam, Laos & Cambodia are blessed by Mother Nature with beautiful white sandy beaches, rolling mountains, peaceful rivers and quiet countryside villages… Furthermore, their cultures are distinctive with unique lifestyles and their history carries outstanding values. However, there are a lot of things to know and do for a memorable Indochina tour package and you may be confused with diversified information on the internet. As below, we have prepared all necessary travel tips that will help you better plan a trip to Indochina.
Firstly, we need clarify the best places to visit in Indochina as there are a lot of worth destinations and we can’t cover all of them. The best way to finalize the sites should be based on your possible duration. You need at least 15 days to visit the highlights of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia which should be Hanoi capital city (2 nights), Halong Bay (1 night on cruise), Hoi An Ancient Town (2 nights), Ho Chi Minh city (2 nights), Mekong Delta (1 nights), Siem Reap (3 nights) & Luang Prabang (3 nights). For duration of 18 days, your Indochina proposal can include some other sites including Hue Royal Citadel (1 night), Phnom Penh (1 night). If you want to cover the best places in Indochina, your duration should be more than 22 days and you can visit to Hanoi Capital city, Sapa mountainous town, Halong bay, Hue Royal Citadel, Hoi An Ancient Town, Ho Chi Minh city, Mekong Delta, Phnom Penh, Battambang, Siem Reap, Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng, Vientiane.
Secondly, the hotels in Indochina are diversified ranging from budget to luxury accommodation. But you are advised to choose nice hotels which are centrally located. In fact, the hotels far from city centers are bigger and cheaper but it is inconvenient for you to go to tourist sites, restaurants or shopping stores. For private family tour to Indochina, you should find good hotels with connecting rooms or family rooms in order that you can easier take care of your kids. It is a good idea to stay at hotels with nice swimming pools if you travel to Indochina in summer.
Finally, it is better to find out the best activities for Indochina holidays. In Vietnam, the must-do activities are cyclo riding, water puppet show, street foods, night market, Halong kayaking, Hoi An biking & Mekong Delta boat trips. In Cambodia, there are many interesting activities that you can try such as tuk tuk riding, cooking class, night markets, Battambang bamboo train… Or you can include elephant riding, night markets, Alms giving ceremony in your Laos portion.
Planning a perfect trip to Indochina is not easy and it is best to arrange your holiday with us – Vivutravel – a leading tour operator in Indochina and highly recommend on Tripadvisor.