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Thailand Vietnam and Cambodia

In Thailand, you can discover how the Grand Palace and the temples effortlessly entwine with the frenetic streets. Visit Bangkok and be swept along in the crowds and weave through traffic in a tuk-tuk before venturing to Wat Phra Kaew or the Temple of the Emerald Buddha which is regarded as the most important Buddhist Temple in Thailand.

Located in the historic centre of Bangkok, within the grounds of the Grand Palace, it enshrines Phra Kaew Morakot (the Emerald Buddha), the highly revered Buddha image meticulously carved from a single block of jade.

End this thrilling adventure by crossing over the waters of the Chao Phraya River wherein 1782 King Rama I built some of the world’s most beautiful temples with the canals earning Bangkok its nickname, “Venice of the East”.

During this fantastic trip, undergo an exhilarating renovation of the senses. Venture into the jungle’s vines and creepers towards Angkor Wat, the 12th-century temple and shrine of Khmer art and architecture, a Cambodian mascot with its sculpted towers of lotus blossom and stately surroundings worshipped by Buddhists monks.

Next up is Vietnam with are breathtaking destinations of diverse delights. Travellers are gripped by the sights and sounds, bewitched by their geniality and divine cuisine, captivated by fast-moving cities like Ho Chi Minh, the Mecca in which Vietnam flourishes, and enlightened by the palaces, cathedrals and the thousands of stalagmites of Sung Sot cave.

Such a concoction of history, French colonial influences and tales of past upheaval ensure a majestic holiday. This trip also includes an Overnight Cruise in the Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

Tour Dates - £1399

28 August 2018

23 October 2018