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Vietnam & Laos: Homestays & Houseboats

Now's the time to explore Vietnam and Laos with this tour that's affordable for young travellers. Make your way from city to city, exploring local markets, relaxing on the beach, or visiting historical sites (or all of it if you’re really ambitious). You’ll get the chance to hike in Vang Vieng, cruise the Mekong, visit the Doi Suthep temple, or catch a Thai boxing match before you go home. There's lots to do in this part of Southeast Asia — you won't want to miss a thing.

What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch, Hoi An
    Your G for Good Moment: Mekong River Homestay & Baci Ceremony, Muang Pakbèng
    Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
    Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends
    Your Discover Moment: Ho Chi Minh City
    Your Big Night Out Moment: Reminisce Riverside, Hoi An
    Your Big Night Out Moment: Vang Vieng Nightlife, Vang Vieng
    Your Discover Moment: Luang Prabang
  • Halong Bay boat cruise with lunch
  • Street food crawl (Hoi An)
  • Orientation walk around Hanoi's Old Quarter
  • Slow boat on the Mekong
  • Temples of Luang Prabang
  • Witness the giving of alms (Luang Prabang)
  • Internal flight
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Holiday Highlights

  • Explore vibrant cities
  • Shop in quaint Hoi An
  • Float among the karsts of Halong Bay
  • explore Phong Nha's underground cave and river network
  • Discover sleepy Laos
  • Cruise the mighty Mekong River
  • Learn how to make noodles at a G Adventures-supported enterprise
  • Spend the night at a local village homestay
  • Visit the stunning temples of Luang Prabang
  • Sample local fare on a street food crawl through Hanoi
From
£1,054
pp
Travel Style: 18-to-Thirtysomethings
Physical Rating: 2 - Light
Service Level: Basic
Trip Type: Small Group

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Dossier Disclaimer

The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.

VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

Itinerary Disclaimer

While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.

Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

Important Notes

1. COMBO TRIP
Please note that this trip is a combination of multiple G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments. Also note that in some major cities in Vietnam, many hotel rooms do not have windows.

2. EXTRAS
Looking to add to your experience? Check out our Extras! Specially designed for travellers with unique interests, Extras are optional add-ons to your G Adventures trip that make your adventure more you-centric. Extras must be booked prior to departure, please see details in our optional activities field and ask your sales GCO or travel agent about booking.

3. BORDER CROSSING
Ban Houayxay, Laos to Chiang Khong, Thailand - Laos to Thailand

4. WEIGHT RESTRICTION
There may be a weight restriction for the internal flight on this tour. Each passenger is allowed to carry one checked bag with a maximum weight of 20kg (44lbs). Additional bags or excess weight charges may apply. These charges are the responsibility of the passengers.

5. PROOF OF EXITING VIETNAM
Important thing to note for our travellers arriving into Vietnam, and travelling onwards with G Adventures to neighbouring counties (i.e. Cambodia & Laos). When you are checking onto your international flight heading to Vietnam, you will often be asked by airline ticket counter personnel to provide a proof of exit from Vietnam.
In respect to this requirement, we encourage our travellers to print out a copy of their tour vouchers, along with a PDF copy of their Tour Details from the webpage. These references, along with entry and exit details on travellers Vietnam visa should be sufficient information.