Dive into a culinary and cultural adventure on this diverse journey through Cambodia and Vietnam’s big cities, countryside, beautiful beaches, and untamed jungles. Witness the stunning karst limestone landscape of Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay, one of its most striking natural landmarks. Bike through the rural, verdant countryside in the cities of Hue and Hoi An, whose gardens and markets are celebrated across Vietnam for their fantastic vegetables and herbs. Experience traditional craftmaking and local farming and fishing techniques in the small villages you visit; villagers will welcome you into their homes, where you’ll savor delicious, home-cooked communal meals. In the major metropolitan hubs of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, explore Vietnam’s palaces, monuments, and museums that make it a historical hub of Asia.
As we explore Cambodia’s capital city of Phnom Penh, once known as the “Pearl of Asia,” we’ll encounter historic architecture, including many French colonial buildings. Explore the glorious remains of the once-mighty Khmer empire, epitomized by the breathtaking monument of Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious monument. In the nearby town of Siem Reap, bustling local markets and food stalls await us. As the final cultural experience on our journey, we’ll visit a landmine rehabilitation center, where we’ll have the opportunity to see how resilient Cambodians are rebuilding their lives after decades of war and political oppression.