The historical name "Indochina" was widely known in the last century referring to the location of the countries between India and China which explains Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia called "Indochina".
After decades sunk in French war, American war, China - Vietnam war in 1979, Pol Pot regime in Cambodia, these Indochinese countries were not advised to travel. However, Indochina is now in peace and considered as the safest destination to visit.
Indochina holiday is the trip to discover the highlights, hidden beauty, rich culture of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia which combined to make Indochina tours memorable experiences!
Traveling to Indochina is easy as many international airlines have direct flights to Hanoi, Danang, Ho Chi Minh city, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc island in Vietnam, Luang Prabang, Vientiane in Laos, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap in Cambodia. Domestic and regional flights are also convenient. Again, traveling by land is another option.
Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia are offering visa exemption to many nationalities. However, if you require a visa, it is quick to get Vietnam visa online, Laos and Cambodia visa when you arrive at one of these countries' airports or border gates.
Places to visit
There are countless tourist attractions in Indochina. Below are our suggestions;
Vietnam: Hanoi, Halong bay, Cat Ba island, Sapa, Tam Coc caves, Trang An grottoes, Mai Chau valley, Phong Nha caves, Son Doong caves, Hue's monuments, Hoi An ancient town, My Khe beach, Nha Trang beach, Da Lat, Mui Ne beach, Vung Tau beach, Con Dao beach, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong delta, Phu Quoc beach.
Laos: Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Plain of jars
Cambodia: Siem Reap (Angkor temples), Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville, Tonle Sap lake
Things to do
Indochina travel is diverse and you will never get bored when traveling across Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia because you will see different things in each day of your travel. For examples, you can discover majestic Angkor temples in Siem Reap, walk around ancient town of Luang Prabang, take photos of world's most amazing rice terraces in Sapa, enjoy amazing cruise in Halong bay, relax at best beach resorts in Hoi An, Nha Trang, Mui Ne or Phu Quoc.
In general, if you are looking for an adventure, culture, history, beach, honeymoon... tour to Indochina, please do not hesitate to plan your trip now because holiday in Indochina has everything to offer you wonderful experiences and will definitely be beyond your expectatiions!
Best time to visit Indochina
The best time to visit Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia is from around October to March when the weather and climate are nice, but it does not mean the other months are not good because each travel destination in Indochina has its own beauty in different time. Again, it is low season from May to September and traveling in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia during this period, you will get travel discounts, pay less, enjoy more.
Recommended Indochina tour package that combines Vietnam and Cambodia.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Flight to Danang - Hoi An
Day 3: Hoi An cycling tour
Day 4: Hoi An free day
Day 5: Hoi An - drive to Hue
Day 6: Hue city tour - flight to Hanoi
Day 7: Hanoi city tour
Day 8: Hanoi - drive to Halong bay
Day 9: Halong bay
Day 10: Halong bay - Hanoi - flight to Siem Reap
Day 11: Angkor tour
Day 12: Angkor tour
Day 13: Siem Reap - flight to Phnom Penh and city tour
Day 14: Phnom Penh - Chau Doc by boat
Day 15: Chau Doc - Can Tho
Day 16: Can Tho - flight to Phu Quoc island
Day 17 & 18: Phu Quoc free days
Day 19: Phu Quoc - flight to Ho Chi Minh city and departure
Note: This is just suggested tour itinerary and Vivutravel can always customize to meet your needs and budget. For examples, we can add other places or skip the ones you do not like.
How to book an Indochina tour?
Step 1: Select an Indochina tour on our webiste or send us your travel inquiries.
Step2: Your private travel consultant at Vivutravel will send you a quote within 12 hours.
Step 3: You review the tour itinerary and quote and make changes until all suits your wishes and confirm to book.
Step 4: You send us your full name and we make reservations. When confirmed, we send you all details.
Step 5: Deposit, 30% of the tour cost to be make to secure the booking, payment is easy by credit cards (online payment). The outstanding balance to be paid upon your arrival.
Step 6: We help you apply for Vietnam visa and provide all necessary travel information for your Indochina holiday.