The Yangtze & Mekong Explored

Bangkok - Xi'an

46 days through Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, China
FROM: $5870 USD + 1,280 USD Kitty
Transport:
Overland Expedition Vehicle, Tuk Tuk, Boat, Private Bus, Ferry, Overnight Boat
Crew:
Two Dragoman Crew Members, Local Guides where necessary, Local Crew Member in certain areas, One Local Crew Member
Accom:
Comfortable Hotel 7 nights
Guesthouse 13 nights
Homestay 1 night
Basic Hotel 19 nights
Camping without facilities 1 night
Multishare Hostel 2 nights
Overnight Boat 2 nights
Meals:
Breakfasts x 18, Lunches x 1, Dinners x 2
Physical:
Lifestyle:
Code:
EXO
Deposit:
$290 USD per person
Foreign Travel Advice

This is a fantastic cultural journey through the cities and provinces of southern China, then down into South East Asia to visit Laos, Cambodia and Thailand.

Our route through China stops at several temples and other religious sites from China's three dominant religions, Buddhism, Taoisim and Confucianism, as well as the Terracotta Army near Xi'an and two of China's sacred mountains, Wudang Shan and Emei Shan. One of the highlights of this trip is a fantastic 3-day cruise on the Yangtze River among Chinese locals. We travel through magnificent scenery near the Three Gorges, stopping off at various sites along the way. Farther south we have an optional trek along the imposing Tiger Leaping Gorge, a very peaceful place in contrast with our other stops in China, and a visit to the Chengdu Giant Panda Centre.

With about 15 days in Laos, we have plenty of time to slowly explore this beautiful and serene country, with its history, beautiful people and amazing landscapes. By the time we get to Cambodia we will be fully in tune with the Mekong and its stunning sunset views, but there are few better than at Kratie in the northeast of Cambodia. Cambodia's modern history is not a happy one, but Phnom Penh wears it with resilience in public and no visitor can be left unmoved by their visit to this lovely Mekong City. Of course, no trip to this country would be complete without a thorough exploration of the many incredible temples surrounding Angkor Wat.

Explore the sights of the bustling Thai capital of Bangkok
Explore the vast royal complex of Bangkok's Grand Palace
Full day tour of the incredible temples at Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom
Explore the amazing pre-Angkorian temple complex of Sambor Prei Kuk
Spend time in the chaotic Cambodian capital Phnom Penh
Study Cambodia's history at the "Killing Fields" and Tuol Sleng Prison Museum
Guided trip to the Mekong River in search of freshwater dolphins
Cambodian family homestay experience
Visit '4000 islands' at Don Khon in Laos
Visit Laos incredible 10th-century temple of Wat Phou

This is a comfortable journey through southern China and into the countries of South East Asia, staying mostly in hotels and guesthouses. A well-paced trip with plenty of two and three night stays.

Day 1 - Bangkok (14th March 2021)

Border Information: If joining in Bangkok, you will most likey enter Thailand at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (IATA code: BKK).

Today will be a free day to explore the incredible city of Bangkok until the evening. There will be a group meeting today at 6:00pm - please look out for a note from your tour leader on arrival at the joining hotel with more information about this important meeting.

Please note that many of the options listed below will only be possible for those with extra time in Bangkok before the start of your trip with us - please contact the Sales team if you would like to book pre-tour accommodation with us to have extra time exploring Bangkok.


Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Comfortable Hotel


Day 2 - Siem Reap (15th March 2021)
Day 3 - Siem Reap (16th March 2021)
Day 4 - Siem Reap (17th March 2021)
Day 5 - Kompong Thom (18th March 2021)
Day 6 - Phnom Penh (19th March 2021)
Day 7 - Phnom Penh (20th March 2021)
Day 8 - Kratie (21st March 2021)
Day 9 - Kratie (22nd March 2021)
Day 10 - Si Phan Don (23rd March 2021)
Day 11 - Si Phan Don (24th March 2021)
Day 12 - Pakse (25th March 2021)
Day 13 - Thakhek (26th March 2021)
Day 14 - Vang Vieng (27th March 2021)
Day 15 - Vang Vieng (28th March 2021)
Day 16 - Luang Prabang (29th March 2021)
Day 17 - Luang Prabang (30th March 2021)
Day 18 - Luang Prabang (31st March 2021)
Day 19 - Luang Namtha (1st April 2021)
Day 20 - Luang Namtha (2nd April 2021)
Day 21 - Luang Namtha (3rd April 2021)
Day 22 - Mohan (4th April 2021)
Day 23 - Xishuangbanna (5th April 2021)
Day 24 - Kunming (6th April 2021)
Day 25 - Kunming (7th April 2021)
Day 26 - Kunming (8th April 2021)
Day 27 - Dali (9th April 2021)
Day 28 - Dali (10th April 2021)
Day 29 - Tiger Leaping Gorge (11th April 2021)
Day 30 - Tiger Leaping Gorge (12th April 2021)
Day 31 - Tiger Leaping Gorge (13th April 2021)
Day 32 - Panzhihua (14th April 2021)
Day 33 - Emei Shan (15th April 2021)
Day 34 - Emei Shan (16th April 2021)
Day 35 - Chengdu (17th April 2021)
Day 36 - Chengdu (18th April 2021)
Day 37 - Dazu (19th April 2021)
Day 38 - Chongqing (20th April 2021)
Day 39 - Yangtze River (21st April 2021)
Day 40 - Yangtze River (22nd April 2021)
Day 41 - Yangtze River (23rd April 2021)
Day 42 - Xiang Fan (24th April 2021)
Day 43 - Wudang Shan (25th April 2021)
Day 44 - Wudang Shan (26th April 2021)
Day 45 - Xi'an (27th April 2021)
Day 46 - Xi'an (28th April 2021)

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14 Mar 21 Bangkok
28 Apr 21 Xi'an

$5,870 USD + 1,290 USD Kitty

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18 Sep 21 Xi'an
02 Nov 21 Bangkok

$5,885 USD + 1,280 USD Kitty

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