Travel to Indochina at the end of the calendar you will enjoy the cooler and drier weather, and it’s also the beginning of the most beautiful time of year to explore the legends and an array of Southeast Asian cultures. Especially, it’s easy to combine multiple countries into one travel package and consider Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia for your travel plan next year.
Known as the bay of descending dragons, Halong Bay is definitely among the most famous tourist destinations in the region. This corner of the Tonkin Gulf is home to 1,969 limestone islands rising out of emerald waters. Its UNESCO Heritage Site is best to be discovered by an overnight trip on a Vietnamese traditional wooden junk, each cruise on boat junks includes visit to floating village, limestone cave, beach and kayaking to hidden lagoons. Jasmine Cruise and Violet Cruise are among the top luxury cruises in the bay, they both offer great space for a comfortable cruise experience in this splendid wonder of the world.
Located in the northern Cambodia, the once forgotten jungle of Siem Reap shelters a massive complex of ancient structures. Here the remnants of the legendary Khmer Empire permeate the ruins of Angkor temples. It’s ideal to watch the sun rise at the Angkor Wat, but don’t miss the Ta Prohm – a temple that has been reclaimed by gnarled roots of trees over time. Cambodia is a mysterious country, and there are so much for you to explore. After temple-hopping, countless cultural villages, shopping, Khmer cooking classes, Mekong river cruises and entertainment options await.
On a peninsula formed by Nam Khan and Mekong River, Luang Prabang nests in the lush greenery of the Phou Thao and Phou Nang mountains. During 14th and 16th century, Luang Prabang was the royal and Buddhist capital of the wealthy Lane Xang Kingdom, which was also known as the Kingdom of a “Million Elephants”. This UNESCO town blends tradition and contemporary culture while remaining the tranquil and charming. Enjoy one of the most sacred Lao traditions - the Buddhist Alms Giving Ceremony which takes place daily on the streets of Luang Prabang as the sun rises. The town is also the gateway to a number of silk weaving villages and hill tribe settlements along the Mekong River.
A cruise travel on Mekong River through Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos will transcend all expectations and provide striking memories of a lifetime. On Incense Travel’s tour packages including Mekong cruise, you will immerse yourself in the local culture and natural beauty. In Vietnam, cruise the massive Mekong River Delta which is the country’s cradle of rice and home of best tropical fruits. In Laos, explore the Buddhist values in the spiritual home of Luang Prabang. In Cambodia, explore the French-influenced Phnom Penh capital and the Tonle Sap lake. You will enjoy the magnificent scenery as the Mekong passes through villages and woodlands.
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