18 day South East Asia tour with flights

18 day South East Asia tour with return international flights, accommodation, transfers, overnight Halong Bay cruise with all meals, breakfast daily, in-depth sightseeing and more.

per person twin share
Gallery View
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights
  • 18 day South East Asia tour with flights



See the very best of Asia with a 18 day South East Asia tour.

Discover the bustling city and its famed temples in Bangkok, visit the vibrant floating market of Damnoen Saduak, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ayutthaya Historical Park and be awed by Hanoi’s One Pillar Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Cruise the majestic waters of Halong Bay, learn about the history in Hoi An, see the eerie Cu Chi Tunnels in Ho Chi Minh and take in the breath-taking Angkor Temples in Cambodia before taking in everything Phnom Penh has to offer. 

Your package includes return international flights, accommodation, transfers, overnight Halong Bay cruise with all meals, breakfast daily, in-depth sightseeing and more.

See Inclusions for more.


Day 1New Zealand –airplane-takeoff– Bangkok.

Today, depart for Bangkok, Thailand! Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check in.

Please note: Some flights arrive in the evening on day 1 or depart 1 day early depending on schedule.

Day 2: Bangkok (B,L)

After breakfast, you’ll enjoy a city and temple tour of Bangkok, a fascinating mix of ancient and modern. Drive through Chinatown and then on to the colorful Indian Market. Visit serene Wat Po, the oldest and largest temple in the city, with the astonishing giant Reclining Buddha, over 150 feet long and almost 40 feet high. Drive to Royal Avenue where most of the Government offices are located and the King’s Palace.

Day 3: Bangkok (B)

Enjoy a free day of leisure.

Day 4: Bangkok – Kanchanaburi – Bridge over River Kwai  (B,L)

This morning, travel southwest to the vibrant Damnoen Saduak Floating Market where you’ll observe how the ancient trading of wares is conducted between hundreds of local farmers and villagers aboard small Sampan boats. The boats are fully loaded with all kinds of products including fruits, vegetables, dry goods, and freshly cooked food. From the Floating market, continue to the quiet provincial capital of Kanchanaburi, with its stunning natural beauty, spectacular waterfalls and beautiful rivers. Walk over the stone bridge at the River Kwai, one of the most famous rivers in the world, which gained international fame in the book and film, “Bridge on the River Kwai”. The bridge, several museums and cemeteries have respectfully preserved the history and memorialized the dead.

Day 5: Kanchanaburi – Ayutthaya – Bangkok – airplane-takeoff– Hanoi (B,L)

An early start to travel to Ayutthaya, the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai for over 400 years, once glorified as the largest city in Southeast Asia. In the center of the city lies Ayutthaya Historical Park, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you can see the ruins of the former capital and its remaining palaces, monasteries and towers; one can envision the grandeur and splendour that was once the Kingdom of Ayutthaya. After lunch, continue to the Chai Wattanaram Temple, built by King Prasat Tong, a commoner who overthrew the previous king and took his throne.  Then travel through to Bangkok airport for your flight to Hanoi. On arrival in Hanoi you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. 

Day 6: Hanoi (B)

After breakfast, set off on an orientation walk where you’ll visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda and the first university of Vietnam – Temple of Literature. In the evening, experience traditional folk music at a Water Puppet Show.  

Day 7: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B,L,Dcruise-icon

Today travel by coach through the rich farm land of the Red River Delta to arrive at Halong Bay. Designated a World Heritage site in 1994, Halong Bay’s spectacular scatter of islands, dotted with wind- and wave-eroded grottoes, is a vision of ethereal beauty.

Upon arrival, you will board a ship to visit the thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. The sails of junks and sampans gliding along the clear and emerald waters of the bay form a magnificent scene that blends into the sky. You also have the opportunity to visit some of the hidden grottoes beneath the towering cliffs.

Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi  (B,L) cruise-icon

Awake early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands, a sight not to be missed, especially if you are into photography. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast then take advantage of the sundeck and admire the amazing rock formations of Halong Bay. 

Your driver will meet you at the Halong jetty then drive back to Hanoi in the afternoon. 

Optional Tour: Halong Sea Plane A unique vantage point to appreciate the vastness, the beauty and all limestone formations of World Nature Wonder – Halong Bay from the air in 25 minutes. Witness with your own eyes the panorama of the famous film ‘Indochine’. This is the perfect combination with a wooden junk cruise through the bay before returning to Hanoi. After having an early morning breakfast on the sundeck and discovering various rock formations, you will disembark and get on the seaplane to see a uniquely different point of view of this destination.  

Optional tour: Hanoi Street food (Dinner included) Enjoy a walk around the Old Quarter in the afternoon and appreciate the local lifestyles as you wind through Hanoi’s streets. You will have a taste of Northern Vietnamese delicacies such as: stuffed pancake, banh my, stuffed sticky rice balls, the unique egg coffee and many more. 

Day 9: Hanoi –airplane-takeoff– Hoi An (B)

This morning we take a morning flight to Danang. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to the UNESCO World Heritage listed town of Hoi An. 

Day 10: Hoi An (B,L)

Today we will take a walking tour visiting the Temple Kwan, Phuc Kien Temple, Tan Ky Ancient House, Phung Hung house, Japanese Bridge. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings. Today is the ideal way to learn a great deal about its history and fascinating stories. After lunch at a local restaurant we will head back to the hotel for an afternoon of relaxation to further time to explore Hoi An. The rest of the evening is at leisure. 

 Day 11: Hoi An – Danang –airplane-takeoff– Ho Chi Minh City  (B,L)

Today you will be transported to Danang airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival at Ho Chi Minh City airport you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. You’ll then have a half day tour of Ho Chi Minh City with highlights such as, Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, War Remnant Museum and soaking up the atmosphere at Ben Thanh market, one of Ho Chi Minh’s liveliest areas.

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City (B) 

Enjoy a day of leisure to explore Ho Chi Minh City.

Optional Tour: Mekong Delta – Travel to Ben Tre to discover the unique lifestyle of inhabitants living along the Mekong Delta. Board your cruise on Ben Tre River (one of the tributaries of Mekong River) before stopping at a brickworks to see how bricks are made in traditional style by printing and baking. Next, visit a coconut processing workshop located along canal. Turn on natural scissors creeks where they look smaller and smaller which will lead to a local village. Walk to family workshop to observe sleep mats being made while enjoying some fruits and tea. Then you’ll take a motor cart or cycle under shady trees, pass by green rice fields and vegetable plains all while getting a feel for the life and tropical culture from Peasants. Lunch is served at a riverside restaurant. In the afternoon you’ll take a row-boat along water palm creek and then boat back to Hung Vuong Pier, where your transport is waiting back to Ho Chi Minh City. Lunch will be included on your Mekong Delta tour. 

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City –airplane-takeoff– Siem Reap (B,L)

This morning we will visit Cu Chi Tunnels. During the Vietnam War, guerrilla fighters built a labyrinth of narrow tunnels, using them to hide in during bombing raids and to stage surprise attacks. Today, the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction, giving visitors a unique understanding of what life was like during the Vietnam War. We then travel to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap. On arrival in Siem Reap you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.   

Day 14: Siem Reap – Angkor Temples (B,L)

Spend a full day discovering the mystical Angkor temples. Your day starts with a visit to Angkor Wat, followed by the ancient Ta Prohm Monastery. In the afternoon, visit Angkor Thom (the Great City) beginning by the south gate and the famous Bayon of the 12th and 13th centuries. Then, journey to the Elephant Terrace and the raised Leper King Terrace, built in the 12th century featuring many beautifully sculptured Apsaras. 

 Day 15: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake – Phnom Penh (B)

Today we depart Siem Reap for Phnom Penh by bus. We’ll drive along the rolling verdant hills of the farm lands, stopping for a ride on an ox-cart, still being used today by local farmers. Arrive at Tonle Sap Lake in the heart of Cambodia, with its rich and diverse ecosystem. Embark on a serene boat excursion – observe the local life unfolding and the floating fishing villages that dot the shoreline. 

Day 16: Phnom Penh (B,L)

This morning we take in everything Phnom Penh has the offer, The Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum and Wat Ounalom. Afterwards, enjoy shopping for unique souvenirs at Central Market. Over lunch we watch the royal dance rehearsal by the Apsara Arts Association. Later, discover the place where journalists camped on the eve of the Khmer Rouge takeover followed by the exciting ghostly building. Touring to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a former school served as Khmer Rouge prison before heading to the Choeung Ek Killing Field and learn about the atrocities that took place here. Finally, taste some Khmer snacks while learning how the bloody history still haunts Cambodian lives. 

Day 17: Phnom Penh –airplane-takeoff– New Zealand (B)  

Today you are free at leisure before your transfer to the airport for your flight home.  

Day 18: New Zealand

Arrive home today.



  • Return international airfares on a full service carrier with checked baggage
  • All internal airfares
  • All transfers throughout Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia
  • 15 nights’ superior hotel accommodation including breakfast daily 
  • Overnight Halong Bay cruise including all meals while on-board
  • Breakfast daily plus 10 lunches and 1 dinner
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation
  • The services of professional English speaking local tour guides throughout
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary 


  • Visit Wat Po and the astonishing giant Reclining Buddha in Bangkok
  • Walk across the famous bridge over the River Kwai in stunning Kanchanaburi
  • Relax on board a traditional Vietnamese Junk while cruising the UNESCO World Heritage Halong Bay on an overnight cruise
  • Immerse yourself in the ancient history of charming Hoi An
  • Discover bustling Ho Chi Minh City before learning about the eerie history of the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Take an in depth city tour of Hanoi and its best sights
  • Enjoy a full day discovering the mystical Angkor temples
  • Discover The Royal Palace and take in everything that Phnom Penh has to offer

Fine Print


How to book:

  • Within 72 hours of completing your booking request online you will receive an email from our Travel Partner which will include a link to complete their mandatory booking form.
  • Our Travel partners booking form must be completed to secure your requested travel date.
  • If your requested date of departure is not available, the tour supplier will contact you directly.
  • Completion of this booking form will allow the tour supplier to secure air tickets and tour components.
  • Voucher valid for 1 person(must purchase 2 vouchers)

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $1,093/$1,443 per person is due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date.
  • All peak season surcharges and interstate surcharges (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage.
  • Final payment is due 120 days prior to travel. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment.
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable.
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment.

Tour Excludes: Travel insurance, Tipping, Visas and anything which is not mentioned in the itinerary or ‘Optional’

Single Supplement:

$864 per person in addition to the twin share voucher.

You will be contacted by our Travel Partner after submitting your booking form to pay the single supplement. 

Triple Share: Not available 

Group Sizes: 2 -30 people 


Bangkok – Narai Hotel or similar 
Kanchanaburi – Felix River Kwai Resort or similar 
Hanoi – La Casa Hotel Hanoi or similar
Halong Bay Cruise – Oriental Sails or similar
Hoi An – Belle Maison Hadana Resort & Spa or similar
Ho Chi Minh City – Silverland Central Hotels & Spa or similar
Siem Reap – Angkor Paradise Hotel or similar
Phnom Penh – Teav Bassac Hotel or similar  

Optional Tours:

Saigon Dinner Cruise – $111 per person 
Mekong Delta – $145 per person
Hanoi Street Food Tour – $80 per person
Halong Sea Plane – $240 per person 

You will be contacted after submitting your booking form to book any optional tours. 

For more information see the itinerary.

Tipping: tips and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion (as a guide, approx. NZD $5-$10 per person, per day as per the industry standard). While not compulsory on your trip, tips can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry. 

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with great value Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.


Travel Dates



20 May
17 June
8 July
19 August
2 September
14 October*
18 November*
2 December**

* Departures in October & November incur a peak season surcharge of $220 per person.

** Departures in December incur a peak season surcharge of $880

Due to flight availability, you may have to depart 1 day earlier. 

Availability on Departure Dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. True availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BOOK NOW button

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure


Flight Information


Airline Information: 

  • Return economy airfare with Vietnam Airlines a full service carrier
  • Including a minimum of 1 x checked bag up to 30kg per passenger.
  • One return airfare is supplied per voucher.
  • Names cannot be changed once flights have been booked. Once we receive your form and your dates are available, your booking will be completed – no further changes will be possible.
  • The airfare remains non-refundable at all times.

Flights conditions:

  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve up to 2 transits. These changes are beyond our control and are subject to availability and airline schedule changes.
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing. Passport Details are also required at time of booking in order to confirm your flights. 
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable.
  • Flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure, along with final documentation.
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules.

Arriving early/Extending your trip: $220 per person (subject to availability and applicable fare difference). If you wish to alter or extend your trip, please purchase your voucher first and submit a request on your booking form. We will then provide quotations for any alternations or extensions. Should you wish to proceed any additional charges will be collected. 

Business Class Upgrade: From $1,899 per person (international flights only). You will be contacted after submitting your booking form if you wish to upgrade.


Travel Information






View Map
Package Inclusions
  • Return airfares with checked baggage
  • All transfers throughout Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia
  • 15 nights’ superior hotel accommodation including breakfast daily 
  • Overnight Halong Bay cruise including all meals while on-board
  • Breakfast daily plus 10 lunches and 1 dinner
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation
  • The services of professional English speaking local guides
  • In-depth sightseeing as per the itinerary 
Refer to Friend