Best of Vietnam & Cambodia – Intrepid

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Best of Vietnam & Cambodia – Intrepid

Travel into the heart and soul of South East Asia

Take an unforgettable adventure through two of the most colourful yet contrasting cultures in South East Asia. Starting off in Vietnam, cruise through dramatic karst scenery on a boat tour of Halong Bay, step back into the world of the country’s last emperors in Hue, soak up the old-world charm of Hoi An and be awed by the endless energy of Ho Chi Minh City. In Cambodia, discover the country’s fascinating history and culture in Phnom Penh’s heaving streets and in the awe-inspiring temples of Angkor. This is a journey that draws you away from the crowds and into heart and soul of this captivating region, and its equally enchanting people.

Why you’ll love this trip

  • Sail through Halong Bay’s limestone karsts and island caves, visit a centre that turns the bay’s discarded trash into treasures and spend the night checking out the stars on an overnight cruise.
  • Travel like a local on a motorbike tour, riding pillion and taking in the historical pagodas, bridges and villages of Hue.
  • Watch the sun rising over Angkor Wat as it did over 800 years ago with your leader. Wander through the amazing ancient temples on a guided tour and with a three-day Angkor pass to cover your whole time in Siem Reap, you can explore this incredible temple complex as much and as often as you like.
  • Discover the countryside around Battambang with on a bike ride around rural farms to meet with local producers, through our partner that is a social enterprise that support the local communities and provide training opportunities.
  • Experience life on water on a boat tour visiting the floating villages on Tonle Sap Lake and understand the deep bond between the late and the local communities.

Is this trip right for you?

  • In order to see as much as possible, this trip involves some long journeys, including by overnight train where the amenities are shared and basic. For more about what this experience is like, see our blog post here:
  • intrepidtravel.com/adventures/what-to-expect-on-an-overnight-train-in-vietnam/
  • Depending on where you come from, the weather in Vietnam might be hotter and more humid than what you are used to. Please consider your suitability to the season you wish to travel in. Check out intrepidtravel.com/vietnam/weather-in-vietnam for more info.
  • Some travellers find the pace of this trip quite fast as we are covering a lot of destinations in a short amount of time. If you would like a more relaxed pace with more time to explore, you might like to consider a longer trip, or additional days in Hanoi and Bangkok.
  • There are some long travel days by both private and public transport (up to 10 hours on the road), including the days that we cross from Vietnam to Cambodia and Cambodia to Thailand. Your leader and local guides will assist with the border crossings, but plenty of patience is advised.
  • Some travellers enjoy Siem Reap so much that they decide they want to stay there longer, rather than continuing with the group to Bangkok. You are welcome to sign off the trip to enjoy more of Cambodia, however we aren’t able to reimburse any unused services or provide alternate onward travel arrangements.
  • At times our accommodation may not have continuous hot water. Most travellers don’t find this a problem however, and are often keen to cool down from the heat with a refreshing cold shower.

Expired on Thursday December 5th, 2024

Expired on Thursday December 5th, 2024

Day 1: Hanoi

Xin chao! Welcome to Hanoi! Your adventure begins with a welcome meeting at 6 pm at the hotel and is followed by a group dinner at KOTO restaurant. This organisation is dedicated to developing the hospitality careers of disadvantaged youth.

If you arrive before your tour begins there’s plenty to see and do. Consider booking the Hanoi Street Food Experience at 9 am. You'll get to sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine like a true local, stroll through the hidden alleyways and bustling markets and take in a spectacular view of Hoan Kiem lake from a secret café. Or maybe take it at your own pace and wander the Old Quarter to admire the city’s French-colonial architecture.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Hanoi - KOTO dinner

Optional Activities
Hanoi - Women's Museum - VND30000
Hanoi - Museum of Ethnology - VND40000
Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh Complex - VND80000

Meals Included
Dinner

Special Information
It’s very important that you attend the welcome meeting as we will be collecting insurance details and next of kin information at this time. If you are going to be late please let your travel agent or hotel reception know. Ask reception or look for a note in the lobby for more information on where the meeting will take place.

To book an Urban Adventure before you meet your tour leader, go to urbanadventures.com/destination/hanoi-tours.

Travel by private minibus to World Heritage-listed Halong Bay, which is dotted with sandy coves, grottoes and 1600 limestone islands formed over millennia by wind and water erosion (approximately 4 hours). Board a private boat and cruise the bay, exploring Surprise Cave and perhaps even enjoying a swim from Ti Top Island Beach during the warmer months. Access to Surprise Cave is via staircases. Once inside the cave the pathways are a little uneven and slippery. To end the day, spend an evening aboard the boat beneath the night sky. What better way to get to know your fellow travellers than an old school sleepover in an unforgettable location?

Accommodation
Overnight boat (1 night)

Included Activities
Halong Bay - Overnight Boat Cruise
Halong Bay - Cave entry

Optional Activities
Halong Bay - Kayaking Tour - VND250000

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Special Information
Your wooden junk-style boat has twin-share cabins with air-conditioning and private facilities. There's also a dining room and bar to enjoy lunch, dinner and breakfast.

We recommend packing a small overnight bag to take to Halong Bay for ease of boarding and disembarking. You can store your main luggage in Hanoi overnight.

Kayaking and swimming is restricted to designated zones within the bay.

There are restrictions on the number of boats that are permitted to stay in the bay overnight, sometimes resulting in a shortage. To ensure all Intrepid travellers can enjoy the experience of a night on the water, occasionally you will stay on a larger boat (with approximately 12 cabins) and share your boat with another group. Or your group may be split across different vessels, in which case an Intrepid group leader will be present on each boat. The route taken and inclusions on board will remain the same.

Wake up on the waters of Halong Bay, and before you leave the memorable scenery behind, it’s time for one last stop. The Green Life Centre is committed to turning Halong Bay’s trash into treasure by collecting discarded items and skillfully turning them into beautiful handicrafts. Meet the team behind this important cause and learn how to transform rubbish into a useful and reusable bag. After your visit, return by bus to Hanoi (approximately 3.5 hours). Arrive late this afternoon and enjoy free time until tonight’s train voyage. Be sure to grab a bowl of pho while you’re in town and slurp down this local specialty made from broth, noodles and meat. Maybe chill by Hoan Kiem Lake until you board an overnight train to Hue this evening.

Accommodation
Overnight sleeper train (1 night)

Included Activities
Halong Bay - The Green Life Visit

Meals Included
Breakfast

Special Information
Shared day use hotel rooms are arranged in Hanoi if you would like to freshen up before the overnight train - one room for every six group members.

Sleeper trains typically have four or six berth compartments with bench seats that convert into sleeping bunks. A sheet, pillow and blanket are provided, although some travellers prefer to bring their own sleeping sheet. Depending on the configuration of the group, you may need to share with people of different genders or passengers who aren’t part of the group. Your leader will coordinate this and give further information about the train.

Arrive in Hue at approximately 11 am and transfer to the hotel. Once the imperial capital of Vietnam, Hue holds the treasures of the country’s royal past. Enjoy free time in the morning to rest or explore. If you choose the latter (and who can blame you) the bustling Dong Ba Market is a great place to sample some of the specialties that once graced the Nguyen emperors' tables like banh khoai (royal rice cake). Reunite with the group to visit the war-damaged ruins of the Imperial Citadel, a sprawling city-within-a-city which contains the remains of temples, state houses and the emperor’s palace.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Hue - Imperial City entrance and guided visit

Meals Included
There are no meals included on this day.

See Hue like a local – from the back of a motorbike! Straddle the saddle and whiz around town with a local guide, taking in historic and contemporary sights along the way. Stop at Thanh Toan to see the 18th-century covered bridge and villagers shopping at their local market. Visit the 17th-century active Buddhist monastery of Thien Mu Pagoda and see the car that belonged to Thích Quang Duc, the monk who self-immolated in 1963 in protest against the treatment of Buddhists by the South Vietnamese regime. For lunch, savour a vegetarian feast in a nunnery. Finish at the lakeside royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc before heading back to town.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Hue - Royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc
Hue - Highlights & back streets by motorbike
Hue - Thien Mu Pagoda
Hue - Motorbike Tour Lunch

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch

Special Information
The motorbike tour has been assessed for safety and is closely monitored. To participate please ensure your travel insurance covers riding pillion on a motorbike up to 125cc. If you prefer not to participate, please let your leader know and they will arrange car transportation (cost included).

This morning travel by bus through coastal rice paddies and the spectacular Hai Van Pass (approximately 3 hours). After a photo stop en route, arrive into Hoi An. Recently declared a World Heritage site, Hoi An was a major international trading port during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Today, parts of the beautifully-preserved town retain the feel of centuries past. It's also a shopping mecca, famous for its plethora of tailors. On arrival your leader will take you on a sightseeing walk through the Old Town to visit a handful of the city's major attractions. You’ll also be given a sightseeing pass so you can further explore select attractions at your leisure.
Accommodation

Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Hoi An - Old Town walking tour
Optional Activities
Hoi An - Hoi An Boat & Bike with Sunset BBQ Urban Adventure - USD54

Meals Included
Breakfast

Today is a free day to explore Hoi An. Maybe browse the cobbled streets and art galleries or hire a bike and cycle through rice paddies out to Cua Dai Beach. Maybe browse for paintings, ceramics and colourful cloth lanterns in the town’s markets and preserved Chinese shophouses. If you’re craving a new look, you could pay a visit to one of the hundreds of tailors and get something special made. Hoi An is also known for its delicious regional food, so be sure to enjoy a meal at a riverside restaurant or perhaps partake in a cooking class.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Optional Activities
Hoi An - My Son Cham tour (entrance fee, guide and transport included) - USD45
Hoi An - Food Adventure Urban Adventure - USD37
Hoi An - Hoi An Walking & Cooking Class Urban Adventure - USD55

Meals Included
Breakfast

Today take a short, early morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City (approximately 1.5 hours). Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City has a fascinating history and is arguably Vietnam’s capital of commerce and culture. After landing, take a sightseeing tour around the city by bus. Pass the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Opera House, then stop in at the War Remnants Museum to discover some of the sobering stories of the 20-year-long Vietnam/American War.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Ho Chi Minh City - War Remnants Museum
Ho Chi Minh City - City tour

Optional Activities
Ho Chi Minh City - Reunification Palace - VND40000
Ho Chi Minh City - A O show - VND1050000
Ho Chi Minh City - Saigon Street Food by Night Urban Adventure - USD32

Meals Included
Breakfast

This morning head out on a day trip to explore the Mekong Delta. Board a private boat to Ben Tre to visit the coconut gardens and stop at a local home to sample tropical fruits and coconut jams. Afterwards, paddle in sampans (small rowing boats) past coconut trees along the Mekong Delta. Take a tuk-tuk tour around the villages and learn about rural life and the industry created around coconut products like brooms and coconut fibre mats. Eat lunch at a restaurant in the heart of the Delta, sampling regional specialties such as the famous elephant ear fish. Cruise the major waterways to Ben Tre boat pier, then return by bus to Ho Chi Minh City. This evening, perhaps head out to sample some local specialties as a final farewell with your fellow travellers and leader.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Mekong Delta - Mekong Delta Day Trip & Village Tuk-Tuk Tour
Mekong Delta - Lunch

Meals Included
Breakfast
Lunch

Enjoy a free day in Ho Chi Minh to get out and discover the city at your own pace. Alternatively, why not get an up close and personal history lesson on guerrilla warfare during an Urban Adventures tour to the Cu Chi tunnels. This underground network in the middle of the jungle was used by the Viet Cong during the war. Take the chance to climb into the tunnels and imagine what it would’ve been like to eat, sleep, work and cook – even go to school underground as conflict raged above. Return to Ho Chi Minh where there will be a meeting at 6 pm to welcome any new travellers joining you on the next stage of your adventure. Afterwards, perhaps get to know your new travel buddies over an optional group dinner.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Optional Activities
Ho Chi Minh City - Reunification Palace - VND40000
Ho Chi Minh City - War Remnants Museum - VND40000

Meals Included
Breakfast

Special Information
As this is a combination trip, the travellers in your group and your group leader are likely to change today.

Today you may be required to move to a different hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, for the next section of your trip. Your leader will let you know if this is the case and will help with the transfer to the next hotel.

There will be a welcome meeting to discuss the next stage of your itinerary and meet travellers joining you. It’s important that you attend the meeting as your new leader will be collecting insurance details and next of kin information. Ask reception or look for a note in the lobby for more information on where the meeting will take place.

Travel by public bus across the border, through rural Vietnam and Cambodia and onto Phnom Penh (approximately 10 hours including two border crossings and lunch). Cambodia's capital city is set on a major junction of the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers and boasts some fine examples of French-inspired architecture. If you're looking for a tasty beverage on arrival, head to the Foreign Correspondents' Club for a mojito on the rooftop or if you're in the mood for shopping, stop in at the art-deco Psar Thmei (Central Market) or travel out to Psar Tuol Tom Pong (the Russian Market) for the best range of local souvenirs.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Meals Included
Breakfast

Special Information
On the bus journey across the border, you will exit Vietnam at Moc Bai and enter Cambodia at Ba Vet. Your leader will assist you with border crossing procedures. You will also have the comfort of being on the same bus throughout the journey with less hassle at the border crossing by changing vehicles. If you’d prefer not to travel by bus today, you are welcome to book a flight instead (at your own expense).

Today, confront Cambodia's tragic past on a guided tour of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21), a former school which served as a Khmer Rouge torture centre. It's estimated that more than 20,000 people were held and tortured here. You’ll also head out to the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek, where a stupa made up of some 8000 human skulls marks the execution ground for the torture victims of Tuol Sleng. Afterwards, you may wish to learn about a brighter period in Cambodian history from an optional visit to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. Wat Phnom, shrouded in myth, is equally worth a visit, as is the National Museum with its excellent Khmer collection. Cyclo tours around the city are a great alternative to walking and generally include the Central Market, US Embassy, Wat Phnom, Mekong riverfront, Independence Monument and Royal Palace.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Phnom Penh - The Killing Fields of Choeung Ek
Phnom Penh - Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21)

Optional Activities
Phnom Penh - Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda - USD10
Phnom Penh - Wat Phnom - USD2
Phnom Penh - National Museum - USD10
Phnom Penh - Cyclo tour - USD4
Phnom Penh - Khmer massage - USD8

Meals Included
Breakfast

Special Information
The stories and history shared at the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21) are confronting and many travellers will find them upsetting. This is an important part of Cambodia’s recent history that we feel is important for travellers to know. If you would prefer not to join these activities your leader can recommend some optional alternatives. Some further information on visiting these sites can be found here: intrepidtravel.com/adventures/importance-visiting-cambodia-killing-fields

Travel by private minibus to Battambang (approximately 6 hours). Break up an otherwise long trip with a visit to the pottery visit in Kampong Chhnang,and learn about the craft of pottery making at local workshops. Then continue to Cambodia's second-largest city, Battambang, a pretty riverside town of French elegance, friendly Khmer people and beautifully preserved colonial architecture. Why not take part in an optional cooking class to learn the secrets of local dishes such as amok, Khmer curry & fried spicy chicken.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Kampong Chhnang - Pottery village visit

Optional Activities
Battambang - Cooking Class - USD12
Battambang - Phnom Sampov bat caves - USD15
Battambang - Bamboo railway - USD10

Meals Included
Breakfast

Spend a bit of time riding around the countryside by bike, travelling out to the rural villages around Battambang. This is a great opportunity to get a closer look at what rural life means in Cambodia. Visit local families who have been producing agricultural products the traditional way passed down through generations, like rice paper, dried bananas, and bamboo sticky rice and stop by a Khmer house and relax and enjoy some coconut water while chatting about their life. In the afternoon continue by private minibus to Siem Reap (approximately 3 hours). Our partner for this activity is a local social enterprise that support training of local youth for their future career. Arrive in Siem Reap in the evening and relax as you prepare for your much-anticipated visit to Angkor tomorrow. Perhaps hit the markets for some delicious street food.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Battambang - Rural Food and Cycle Tour

Meals Included
Breakfast

Special Information
The distance covered by bicycle is approximately 24 kms. If you prefer not to cycle, please let your leader know and they will arrange remork (tuk tuk) transportation (cost included).
We work with a wonderful local social enterprise in the cycling activity who provides training opportunities for the local youth to upskill them and support the local communities.

A very rewarding morning to get to Angkor Wat in the early hours to watch the sun rising over it as it did in the ancient times (weather permitting). Then Temple-hop with your local guide and make the most of your visit to the world-famous Angkor complex. The temples, dating back as far as the ninth century, were believed to represent the cosmic world and were set in perfect balance, symmetry and composition. The intricately carved bas-reliefs and architectural designs are mind-blowing and there are spectacular photo opportunities at any time of day. Watching a sunrise or sunset is a must. The ruins are scattered over an area of some 160 square kilometres, but the main cluster of temples is close to Siem Reap, so there will be plenty of time to fully appreciate the great archaeological sites of Angkor Wat, Bayon and the jungle-covered Ta Prohm.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Siem Reap - Three day Angkor Pass
Siem Reap - Angkor Temples Guided Tour
Siem Reap - Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Meals Included
Breakfast

Special Information
Temperatures and humidity can be high in Cambodia, especially walking around sights like the Angkor complex where there may be little shade. Be prepared by taking plenty of drink breaks and wearing appropriate skin protection. Some travellers find an umbrella handy to keep the sun off.

Continue your explorations of the Angkor complex this morning. In the afternoon, Embark on a private local boat discover the floating villages and local daily lives at Chhong Kneas, a trading port of agricultural products on the edge of Tonle Sap Lake, also known as the Great Lake of Cambodia.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Included Activities
Siem Reap - Angkor Temples Guided Tour
Chong Kneas - Tonle Sap floating village visit

Optional Activities
Siem Reap - Angkor Zipline Silver Tour - USD129
Siem Reap - Landmine Museum - USD5
Siem Reap - Phare Circus Ticket - USD18
Siem Reap - Angkor Zipline Gold Tour - USD99

Meals Included
Breakfast

It's a long drive by private minibus from Siem Reap to Bangkok (approximately 10 hours including border crossings and lunch). Arrive in Thailand's bustling capital and take in this exciting world of tuk tuks, khlong boats, and street vendors serving up delicious Thai food. Perhaps head out to sample some local specialties as a final farewell with your fellow travellers.

Accommodation
Hotel (1 night)

Meals Included
Breakfast

Special Information
If you prefer not to travel by bus for the day, you are welcome to book a flight between the two cities instead. This flight will be at your own expense, however Intrepid can assist with Airport transfers where required.

Due to strict immigration laws your Cambodian trip leader will escort you to the Cambodian side of the border where you will say farewell before going through immigration unaccompanied. Once exiting immigration you will be met by one of our Thai trip leaders who will escort you to Bangkok. All of our trip leaders have been briefed to ensure this is a simple and smooth process.

Your trip comes to an end this morning, with no further activities planned. However, if you have more time, Bangkok is full of things to do, including the Grand Palace, Temple of the Emerald Buddha, and the fascinating Jim Thompson museum.

Optional Activities
Bangkok - Chinatown Sights and Bites Urban Adventure - THB1960
Bangkok - Jim Thompson's House - THB200
Bangkok - Bangkok Temple & River of Kings Urban Adventure - THB2900
Bangkok - Bangkok Tuk Tuk Experience Urban Adventure - THB2500

Meals Included
Breakfast

Departing Finishing Price
20 October 2023 06 November 2023 AUD $3,455 AUD $2,764
22 October 2023 8 November 2023 AUD $3,485 AUD $2,963
23 October 2023 09 November 2023 AUD $3,550
24, 25 October 2023 10, 11 November 2023 AUD $3,485
26, 30 October 2023 12, 16 November 2023 AUD $3,550
27, 31 October 2023 13, 17 November 2023 AUD $3,585
03, 07 November, 01, 03, 07, 13 December 2023 20, 24 November, 18, 20, 24, 30 December 2023 AUD $3,590
06, 15 , 18, 30 November 2023 23 November, 02, 05, 17 December 2023 AUD $3,690
09, 27 November, 09, 11 December 2023 26 November, 14, 26, 28 December 2023 AUD $3,655
11, 12, 16, 17, 20, 26 November, 04 December 2023 28, 29 November, 03, 04, 07, 13, 21 December 2023 AUD $3,625
14 December 2023 31 December 2023 AUD $3,755
15, 16, 17 December 2023 01, 02, 03 January 2024 AUD $3,590
17 December 2023 03 January 2024 AUD $3,655
20 December 2023 06 January 2024 AUD $3,625
21 December 2023 07 January 2024 AUD $3,755
22 December 2023 08 January 2024 AUD $3,450
23 December 2023 09 January 2024 AUD $3,480
24 December 2023 10 January 2024 AUD $3,355
25 December 2023 11 January 2024 AUD $3,385
26 December 2023 12 January 2024 AUD $3,325
27 December 2023 13 January 2024 AUD $3,600
28 December 2023 14 January 2024 AUD $3,480
29 December 2023 15 January 2024 AUD $3,630
30 December 2023, 08 January 2024 16, 25 January 2024 AUD $3,450
31 December 2023 17 January 2024 AUD $3,480
01, 10 January, 01, 02, 04, 05 March 2024 18, 27 January ,18 ,19, 21, 22 March 2024 AUD $3,285
03, 06, 13, 15 January, 28, 29 February 2024 20, 23, 30 January, 01 February, 16, 17 March 2024 AUD $3,320
04 January 2024 21 January 2024 AUD $3,415
18 January 2024 04 February 2024 AUD $3,385
19, 22, 24 January 2024 05, 08, 10 February 2024 AUD $3,350
25, 31 January, 17 February 2024 11, 17 February, 05 March 2024 AUD $3,225
26 January, 02, 08, 10, 18 February 2024 12, 19, 25, 27 February, 06 March 2024 AUD $3,160
29 January, 07,26  February 2024 15, 24 February, 14 March 2024 AUD $3,315
04 February 2024 21 February 2024 AUD $3,190
14 February 2024 02 March 2024 AUD $3,255
19 February 2024 07 March 2024 AUD $3,190
21, 22, 23, 25 February 2024 09,10, 11, 13 March 2024 AUD $3,160
28, 29 February 2024 16, 17 March 2024 AUD $3,320
01, 02, 04, 05 March 2024 18, 19, 21, 22  March 2024 AUD $3,285
03 March 2024 20  March 2024 AUD $3,350
06, 07, 09, 10, 13, 14 March 2024 23, 24, 26, 27, 30, 31 March 2024 AUD $3,410
11 March 2024 28 March 2024 AUD $3,480
15 March 2024 01 April 2024 AUD $3,445
20, 21 March 2024 06, 07 April 2024 AUD $3,480
23, 25, 29, 30, 31 March 2024 09, 11, 15, 16, 17 April 2024 AUD $3,410
28 March 2024 14 April 2024 AUD $3,445
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11  April 2024 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28 April 2024 AUD $3,410
12 April 2024 29 April 2024 AUD $3,285
13 April 2024 30 April 2024 AUD $3,320
18 April 2024 05 May 2024 AUD $3,350
23, 24, 25, 29 April 2024 10, 11, 12, 16  May 2024 AUD $3,285
01,02, 04, 05, 06, 09, 11, 13, 16, 22 May 2024 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 26, 28, 30 May, 02 ,08 June 2024 AUD $3,160
23 May 2024 09 June 2024 AUD $3,145
25, 30 May, 01, 03, 05, 08, 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 30 June, 01 July 2024 11, 16, 18, 20, 22, 25, 29, 30 June, 02, 06, 07, 09, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18 July 2024 AUD $3,160
02 July 2024 19 July 2024 AUD $3,190
03, 04, 06, 07, 11, 14, 17, 20, 22, 24, 29 July 2024 20, 21, 23, 24, 28, 31 July, 03, 06, 08, 10, 15 August 2024 AUD $3,285
31 July, 02, 03, 05, 07, 08, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 29, 31 August,  04, 05, 07, 09 September 2024 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 25, 27, 29, 31 August, 01, 03, 05, 07, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 21, 22, 24, 26 September 2024 AUD $3,160
11, 12, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 26, 28 September, 02, 03, 04, 05, 09, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 October 2024 28, 29 September, 03, 05, 06, 07, 08, 10, 12, 13, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 October, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10 November 2024 AUD $3,285
25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 October, 01, 02, 04, 05, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30 November, 02, 04, 06, 08, 09, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16 December 2024 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 November, 01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 26, 28, 29, 31 December, 01, 02 January 2024 AUD $3,410
18, 19 , 20 December 2024 04, 05, 06 January 2025 AUD $3,285
22 December 2024 08 January 2025 AUD $3,320

*Price are per adult in a twin share room 

Important notes

1. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement excludes Day 2 (Overnight Boat) and Day 3 (Sleeper Train) where you will be in shared accommodation and is subject to availability. Please speak to your booking agent for further information. Rooms booked only for day use are also excluded.
2. Please provide your full name exactly as per passport at the time of booking (including any middle names listed on your passport) for train and flight tickets. Fees may apply for amendments to details within 45 days of departure, and in some cases you will be required to cover the cost of issuing new tickets.
3. This trip includes a domestic flight. Checked luggage allowance is a maximum of 20 kilograms, plus up to 7 kilograms carry on luggage. Any excess luggage charges will need to be paid directly to the airline at check-in.
4. As this is a combination trip made up of two of our most popular itineraries, the composition of your group and your leader may change.

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