Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts and some casual lunches while touring. Optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.
Other than your long-haul flights (not included), all flights are by private jet charter. Price includes jet charter, ground arrangements, landing permits and any repositioning charges. Changes in landing fees or fuel prices may cause the itinerary price to vary.
Experience Indochina in style and comfort, aboard a luxury private jet. Starting off in Bangkok, you’ll take in some of the city’s most ancient temples, before taking off for the ever-charming Lao city, Luang Prabang. From here, you’ll head to Vietnam, where you’ll take in some of the country’s most unforgettable sights, including the incredible Halong Bay, which you’ll experience from your own private helicopter. Continue onwards to Siem Reap, where you’ll explore the ancient temples of Angkor. This whirlwind Southeast Asia tour hits all the hotspots, allowing you the ideal amount of time to experience each one.
Why fly by private jet?
Southeast Asia is a big place, and this itinerary covers some major ground. While no doubt doable by commercial airlines, experiencing it from aboard a private jet makes for a seamless, simple journey. You won’t have to deal with long transfers, delayed flights, or cancellations - the flights leave when you’re ready, not the other way around. This is the ultimate way to get the most of your 12-day Indochina luxury tour.
Arrive in one of Southeast Asia’s most exciting hubs, the thrilling city of Bangkok. Check in to your luxury hotel - we recommend the exquisite Peninsula, or The Siam, and spend some time getting acquainted with your new surroundings. Head out into the city to check out some of its most famous sites, from Wat Phra Kaew, to Wat Arun - the Temple of the Dawn, and Wat Pho with its reclining Buddha. Relax this evening at your hotel, or explore Bangkok after dark.
Take off for Luang Prabang, Laos today, a charming UNESCO city on the banks of the Mekong. Unload your luggage at one of our two recommended hotels - either the Amantaka or Hotel De La Paix. Once settled in, get to know the city with a tour of its palaces and monasteries. Take breaks to dine on traditional Lao cuisine - a tasty treat!
Today you’ll head to the stunning emerald-hued Kuang Xi Waterfall - a stunning sight less than an hour’s drive from the city. Don’t forget your camera! You’ll want to have it by your side all day, especially for sunset, which you’ll take in from the top of Mount Phousi. Return to your hotel and relax ahead of tomorrow’s departure.
Board your private jet once again - today, you’re heading to Hanoi, Vietnam’s bustling capital. You’ll be escorted to your hotel - we recommend the well-appointed Metropole. Head to the city’s Old Quarter, and gaze in awe at the striking architecture of yesteryear. In the afternoon, spend some leisure time on the banks of Hoan Kiem Lake, a social hub. Stroll streetside this evening and experience the city at sundown, when its true character comes to light.
Trade the private jet for a private helicopter today, and enjoy a thrilling once-in-a-lifetime ride to the unforgettable Halong Bay. This UNESCO World Heritage Site consists of as many as 2,000 islets, and has inspired many an artist for centuries. The limestone karsts here have been an incredible 500 million years in the making. Head back to Hanoi in awe this evening, returning once again to your luxury hotel.
A quick flight will take you to Hue today, where you’ll be escorted to your luxury hotel, La Residence. Start your Hue experience with a cruise on the Perfume River. Breathe deeply and experience the sweet aroma given off by the flowers floating atop the river. In the afternoon, you’ll check out the Nguyen dynasty mausoleum, and the Imperial Citadel, another UNESCO designated area. End your day with a blessing from a Buddhist monk at a traditional Hue monastery.
Head South today for Saigon. Also known as Ho Chi Minh City, or HCMC, this is Vietnam’s largest and busiest city. Check in to your luxury oasis at the Park Hyatt, before stepping out into the bustling streets. Head to the Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum, before stopping by the local markets to pick up some souvenirs and treats.
Wake up early this morning for your trip to the Cu Chi tunnels. Discover an underground network of tunnels once used by the Viet Cong during combat. Your cultural tour continues this afternoon, with a trip to the city’s Chinatown, as well as visits to Saigon’s many Catholic, Buddhist, and Muslim religious sites.
Time for country number four today - an easy and comfortable journey on your private jet will get you there in no time. You’ll disembark in Siem Reap, where you’ll check in to one of our three recommended luxury hotels: the Amansara, Raffles, or the Park Hyatt. You’ll ease in to your Angkor Wat adventure today with a trip to the Roluos group of temples, some of the Khmer empire’s earliest, just a short drive away.
Channel your favorite ancient explorer today - be it Indiana Jones or Lara Croft - and let your expert guide take you through the majestic structures of the ancient Kingdom. You’ll hit all the major hotspots and can’t-miss sights, including sunrise at the world famous UNESCO designated Angkor Wat complex, Ta Prohm and Bayon Thom. Head back to your luxury hotel this evening to relax, or head out to the night market and grab a bite to eat in the lively town center.
Today you’ll head outside of the city, about 25 km, to take in the “jewel of Khmer art”. Banteay Srei is a 10th-century Cambodian temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess, Shiva, and is tiny in size when compared to the temples of Angkor, but no less impressive. Continue onwards to view the other end of the spectrum - Beng Mealea is one of the empires largest temples. Further onwards, Koh Ker is a sprawling sanctuary that was once a bustling and important city in the Khmer Empire.