Rice terraces in the Yên Bái Province, Vietnam

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<p>Southeast Asia contains a wealth of cultural and historical depth unparalleled across the world. Home to ancient empires, lush jungles, immaculate seas, and thriving cities, this region of plenty offers a tantalizing experience waiting to be uncovered. Discover Southeast Asia’s most remarkable secrets with a custom itinerary designed alongside Zicasso’s travel experts.</p>

Southeast Asia contains a wealth of cultural and historical depth unparalleled...

Southeast Asia contains a wealth of cultural and historical depth unparalleled across the world. Home to ancient empires, lush jungles, immaculate seas, and thriving cities, this region of plenty offers a tantalizing experience waiting to be uncovered. Discover Southeast Asia’s most remarkable secrets with a custom itinerary designed alongside Zicasso’s travel experts.

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Amazing Southeast Asia Tour: Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos

20 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $4,675

The ancient history and culture of Southeast Asia is yours to explore on this specially designed tour through Cambodia, Vietnam, and Laos. From the magnificent Angkor temple complex to the extensive paddy fields of the Mekong Delta, the elegant temples of Luang Prabang to the powerful walls of the imperial city of Hue, you will find the unforgettable combination of ancient architecture and modern culture, enticing cuisine and unparalleled countryside. The allure of Southeast Asia is in its past, present, and future.

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Romantic beach on Koh Rong island, Cambodia
Romantic Southeast Asia Island Hopping Itinerary

7 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,046

From Thailand’s palm tree-lined shores and Cambodia’s coral reefs to Vietnam’s lush island forests, these countries allow couples to escape to the far-flung reaches of Southeast Asia with a 7-day tour. Few places possess the same magnitude of beachfront beauty as Southeast Asia’s globally renowned islands. You and your partner will trace culture and spiritual traditions in addition to exploring as much of these illustrious locals as you can in seven days.

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Ancient stone faces of the Bayon Temple at at Angkor in Cambodia
Wonders of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia Tour for Families

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,803

The magic of Southeast Asia drifts out of ancient temples and gilded towers. Detailed structures tell tales of Hindu gods. A procession of monks parades down the street in search of alms. An old merchant city sits on the banks of a historic river, displaying the richness of the region. Elephants carry you through the jungle trees in search of more vibrant history and dramatic stories to tell accompanied by your family with every step. Your custom tailored Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia tour for families highlights the wonders of these timeless countries, steeped in culture and offering a truly unique experience.

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The ancient temple of Wat Xieng Thong in Laos
Laos Sonata: A Highlights Tour of Laos

9 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,101

Your 9-day customizable Laos highlights tour encompasses the best of the Land of a Million Elephants with roaring waterfalls and elegant French colonial villas, traditional dugout canoes and peaceful riverside villages on stilts. Indulge in exotic fruit, bamboo, and semi-sweet coffee aromas while you embrace the majestic ambiance of monks draped in saffron. Laos shimmers like a jewel with emerald rice fields draped in jade canopies, and glinting golden stupas.

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Stunning view of ancient Buddhist temple Angkor Wat at sunset, Cambodia
Imperial Southeast Asia Tour of Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,007

You no longer have to imagine ancient palaces and temples awash with jungle foliage. This custom tailored tour will take you through the imperial majesty of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. From the quiet charm of Hoan Kiem Lake at the center of Hanoi to the shimmering emerald Buddha in the heart of Bangkok, experience the marvelous stone guards at the tomb of emperor Minh Mang and witness the celebrated splendor of Angkor Wat. You will discover the lavish histories of Southeast Asia’s dynasties while indulging in modern luxury.

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Buddha statues at a temple in Thailand
Thailand Adventure and Culture Tour & Island Retreat

10 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,855

From the north to the south, Thailand will give you alluring culture and the adventure you crave on this custom tailored tour through the cityscape and beyond. From decadent metropolises filled with hidden wonders to jungle landscapes populated with magnificent elephants bathing in the riverbed, you will cross through crystal seas, raft along adrenaline pumping whitewater, and witness the untouched hill tribes that continue to fill the northern forests. This is where luxury, culture, and adventure meet; this is Thailand.

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Hillside tea fields in mountainous Doi Ang Khang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Magic & Mystery Tour of North Thailand

7 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,046

North Thailand radiates both charm and mystery, the exuberant green mountains smothered in magic and fresh experiences. Elegant ancient ruins, hill tribe villages, pristine jungle, enchanting towns, effervescent nature; this handcrafted vacation offers a compelling blend of highlights, each epitomizing the endless enchantment of an evocative region. And it always comes with the omnipresent feeling of serenity and a beguiling rhythm of life.

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Thien Hau Temple in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tour of Cambodia & Vietnam: Nature, Culture & Wonders

14 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,271

There is no end to discovering new worlds and vibrant cultures on this custom tailored tour that will take you through the ancient traditions and modern cities of Cambodia and Vietnam. From the celebrated Angkor temple complex to unique ethnic mountain tribes found along the Chinese border, whether adventuring through the Cu Chi Tunnels or strolling along the Sunlight Bridge over Hoan Kiem Lake, you will find the beauty in the customs, remembered histories, and tremendous diversity of Southeast Asia.

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Tour row boat in Tra Su indigo plant forest in An Giang on the Mekong Delta, Vietnam.
Best of Mekong Delta Vietnam Tour: Can Tho, Tam Nong, Chau Doc & More

7 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $1,633

Life along the Mekong Delta is extremely vibrant, diverse, and truly unique. This custom tailored tour will take you down the tremendous waterway to experience the expansive paddy fields and fabulous culture, the incredible wildlife and colorful floating markets. Spend your time drifting down secret canals that lead you to quiet villages. Look out over vast meadows filled with elegant birdlife. From unparalleled temples to friendly faces, you will find the beauty in Vietnam and the unforgettable charm of the Mekong Delta.

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Hiker at Haew Suwat waterfall in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand

Take a walk on the wild side on this custom tailored tour through the historic cities and remarkable natural landscapes of Thailand. Whether trekking through stunning scenery within the Khao Yai National Park to witness wild elephants or cycling along the open fields outside of the old capital of the empire of Siam, you will find natural beauty in the countryside and celebrated ancient stones, tremendous temples and magnificent waterfalls. Within the heart of the wild you will find wonder.

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Sunrise over Pha That Luang, Golden Pagoda, in Vientiane, Laos
Romantic Getaway to Cambodia & Laos: Angkor Wat, Mekong Delta & More

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,803

Experience the passion of Southeast Asia on this 12-day romantic getaway to Cambodia and Laos. Discover the temples of Angkor that hide beneath the lush jungle foliage and visit floating villages on Tonle Sap Lake. You will find charm in the sanctuaries of Luang Prabang and grace in the historic ruins of Wat Ek Phnom. There is no better place to be swept up in the romance of empires.

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Wat Phra That doi Suthep in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Uncover the ancient landscapes hidden beneath lush jungles and around urban streets during your 13-day Thailand and Cambodia tour. The marvels of Angkor Wat shine with tremendous bas-reliefs spanning antique walls and the flavors of traditional Thai cuisine bring the importance of tradition to the forefront. From antique Buddha statues to the ruins of imperial capitals, you can witness serene mornings with devout monks and relax in quaint riverbank cafes.

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Two-Week Highlight Tour of Vietnam and Thailand

14 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $7,009

Explore the bustling capital cities of Vietnam and Thailand, Hanoi and Bangkok, for lavish adventures and unique experiences within sparkling cosmopolitans and retreat to the forested mountains of Northern Thailand’s Chiang Mai region as well as the pearly coastlines of Phuket island on this quintessential 14-day tour of Southeast Asia’s highlights. From culinary classes to boat cruises, Southeast Asia is brimming with adventure.

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17-Day Luxury Family Vacation: Adventures in Thailand and Laos

17 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $5,962

With rich cultural heritage, exquisite culinary history, and immaculate rainforests sweeping much of the untouched landscapes, Thailand and Laos are phenomenal places to bring your family for 17 days of non-stop fun and insightful discovery. From temple tours in decorated spiritual complexes to forest walks in pristine environments and foodie experiences at sensational eateries to historic exhibitions at venerated landmarks, explore Thailand and Laos’ adventure highlights with your family.

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Best of Thailand and Vietnam: 13-Day Culture and Beaches

13 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $3,544

Explore the depths of Vietnamese culture and the furthest reaches of the country’s sensational scenery in Hanoi and the emerald island garden of Ha Long Bay on this custom 13-day tour. Embrace northern Thai Khmer heritage in Chiang Mai before venturing south to the pristine pearl-white beaches of Khao Lak and Phuket. Experience the best of both on this vacation to Vietnam and Thailand’s coveted destinations.

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3-Week Explorer: Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia

21 Day Custom Tour

Set off on a 21-day adventure of a lifetime across Southeast Asia to the region's three most iconic countries, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand, and visit their sensational travel destinations, including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Siem Reap, and Bangkok. Along the way, you will capture the history and spirituality that underpin the local cultures and admire the fascinating works of art, exquisite culinary delicacies, and breathtaking landscapes.

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Highlights of Southeast Asia: Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam Tour

11 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $2,756

Southeast Asia has always had a sense of mystique and exoticness that has allured much of the world. This is your chance to experience the splendor of Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam first-hand, where the majesty is no longer in the rumors of temples and palaces, tunnels and floating markets, but within your reach. Discover the shrines hidden in the jungle brush; taste the vibrancy of the local delicacies; mingle with protected Asian elephants; explore Southeast Asia on this custom tailored tour that will bring you the thrill of the exotic.

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Gastronomic Thailand Vacation: Thai Flavors & More

14 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $11,825

Though Thai cuisine is sought-after as a whole, its dishes encompass many different cultural influences that are represented across its immense, tropical landscape. The zenith of culinary influence is shared within the Northern regions of the country, and this tour is customized to lead you to these beloved foodie destinations. You will explore the wonderfully diverse and unique flavors that are coveted worldwide and experience the finer aspects of Thai cuisine in addition to the traditional approaches to meal preparation. Indulge in this luxurious, 14-day adventure of culinary highlights across Northern Thailand.

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Best of Thailand in 12 Days

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $9,859

From Bangkok’s bustling cityscape and sacred temples to Chiang Mai’s forested wilderness and Phuket’s culinary culture to Phang Nga Bay’s breathtaking karst island scenery, Thailand is a country of boundless beauty you may discover during 12 days exploring its iconic destinations and cities. Embrace the sophisticated atmosphere of Thailand’s finest experiences and introduce yourself to the humble heritage of the country’s traditional activities during this eye-opening adventure.

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Phnom Bokor Epic Journey of Indochina: Cambodia, Laos, & Vietnam Tour

22 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $5,143

Take a step away from the everyday to experience the unique on this 22-day adventure through Southeast Asia. There is no end to the splendor of natural towering karsts and ancient city complexes. Emerald paddy fields blanket the countryside and historic streets are lined with shimmering paper lanterns. Your time in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam will do more than just show you the local history and culture but will also immerse you in it. From snaking underground tunnels to unparalleled reliefs, the moment you arrive you can feel the difference.

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The Grand Southeast Asia Tour: Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam

20 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $5,015

The grandeur of the Southeast Asia can be seen in the skylines and along the city streets, witnessed in the spectacular landscapes and showcased in its cultural history. Beyond the gilded temples and floating markets, the elephantine fun and fantastic karsts, is the majesty that brings Southeast Asia to life. Along the streets of the cities and villages, gliding along the rivers and seas, are the constant smiles of the friendly people that are guaranteed to make this custom tailored tour through Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam unforgettable and nothing less than grand.

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Active 3-Week Adventure of Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand's Cultural Highlights

21 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $7,093

Adventure across Southeast Asia on this action-packed 3-week vacation exploring Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand’s cultural highlights, heritage sites, and immaculate sceneries. Uncover Angkorian history at the preserved complexes of Siem Reap, glide across the glistening turquoise waters of Lan Ha Bay, and venture deep into the northern Thai jungle on tours through Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai’s rural regions during this thrill-seekers journey.

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Southeast Asia for Families of All Ages: Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam in 20 Days

20 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $6,495

Families of all ages can experience the best that Southeast Asia has to offer during this tailored 20-day tour to Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Explore the busy streets of Bangkok and visit sacred temples dressed in gold, head for the forested hills of Chiang Mai, relax on the soft white sands of Krabi’s beaches, wander the jungle temples in Siem Reap, and more during this exciting and educational family-friendly tour.

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Exclusive Tour of Thailand in 12 Days

12 Day Custom Tour

Dynamic pricing from $10,135

Experience true Thailand glamour and the thrill of Southeast Asian adventure on this 12-day insider’s tour to Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Krabi, and more. Visit uplifting communities where ancient spirituality and heritage shine, explore unwavering conservation areas where wildlife thrives, and discover pristine beaches and sparkling seascapes at premier island escapes as you peer behind the scenes to learn what makes Thailand tick.

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Travel Tips for Your Southeast Asia Trip
What countries are in Southeast Asia?

Southeast Asia is a diverse region made up of 11 countries, each with its own unique culture, landscapes, and attractions. Southeast Asia includes Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Timor-Leste, and Brunei.

Explore our Southeast Asia tour packages in the following top destinations:

When is the best time to visit Southeast Asia?

Typically, the cooler dry season from November to February in most Southeast Asian countries is an ideal time to visit. When planning a trip, consider that the best time to travel varies across the diverse region and from one country to the next. The ideal time for your trip depends on the countries you plan to explore and your preferences for weather and crowds.

For most of the region, the months between November and February offer minimal rainfall, and the temperatures are comfortable for sightseeing and outdoor activities. Though offering excellent weather conditions, this is also peak tourist season so the beaches, temples, and major cities are more crowded.

To avoid the crowds, consider planning a trip between March and May as the weather remains warm and dry before the summer monsoon season arrives. For beach destinations like Thailand or Bali, these months are also great options for snorkeling and water sports as the seas are calmer.

While the best time to visit Southeast Asia for most is during the dry winter months, with strategic planning around your interests and preferences, any time of year can be ideal for exploring the diverse region and its popular destinations.

Where should I visit in Southeast Asia?

With its mix of cultures, landscapes, and attractions, deciding where to visit in Southeast Asia can be challenging. Every country has its own stunning destinations, but some of the best places to visit in Southeast Asia include:

  • Bangkok, Thailand: Thailand’s capital blends ancient temples, vibrant street life, and a cosmopolitan charm. It is a gateway to the country’s history and culture, whether in and around the Old Town or taking a day trip to Ayutthaya.
  • Hanoi, Vietnam: Vietnam’s capital offers a mix of French colonial architecture, narrow alleyways hiding authentic food stalls, and a charming Old Quarter. Walk around Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and learn about the country’s dramatic history.
  • Bali, Indonesia: Known for its lush jungles, terraced rice paddies, and spectacular beaches, Bali in Indonesia is a tropical paradise. You can snorkel to see marine life, discover ancient spiritual artifacts, and tour the breathtaking rice terraces.
  • Angkor Wat, Cambodia: Siem Reap serves as the gateway to the magnificent ancient temple complex of Angkor Wat, a Khmer architectural masterpiece recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
What should I do in Southeast Asia?

From discovering ancient cultures to relaxing on private beaches, Southeast Asia tempts with an array of unforgettable experiences. You will be spoiled for choice on how to immerse yourself in your favorite destinations, and here are some of our top things to do in Southeast Asia:

  • Explore ancient temples, from the protected ruins of Angkor Wat in Cambodia to the gold-embellished wats in Bangkok
  • Relax on tropical beaches and enjoy water sports, whether on a private island or cruising around a famous archipelago
  • Sample Southeast Asia’s top delicacies, feasting on fiery curries, herbal soups, and fresh seafood dishes
  • Take a river cruise down the winding waterways of the Mekong, Irrawaddy, and more scenic rivers
  • Trek through the jungles or walk along the rice terraces, hiking past waterfalls and seeing the exotic wildlife
  • Take a cooking class to learn about and master the creation of iconic dishes like pad thai or Vietnamese pho
  • Learn about Southeast Asia’s traditional crafts and artisanal practices, from pottery to textile weaving, wood carving, and more
  • Shop the bustling markets, wandering between colorful street stalls in old trading quarters brimming with spices, silks, and souvenirs
What are the best beaches in Southeast Asia?

With thousands of miles of coastline and a collection of gorgeous islands in several top destinations, Southeast Asia is filled with stunning tropical beaches.

Some of the best beaches in Southeast Asia include:

  • Railay Beach, Krabi, Thailand
  • Maya Bay, Koh Phi Phi, Thailand
  • Kata Beach, Phuket, Thailand
  • Tran Phu Beach, Nha Trang, Vietnam
  • An Bang Beach, Hoi An, Vietnam
  • Bai Sao Beach, Phu Quoc, Vietnam
  • Long Beach, Koh Rong, Cambodia
  • Ochheuteal Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia
  • Kep Beach, Kep, Cambodia
  • Seminyak Beach, Bali, Indonesia
  • Padang Padang Beach, Bali, Indonesia
Is Southeast Asia safe to travel?

Southeast Asia is a safe region to travel to.

Many of the top destinations are known for their friendly and hospitable cultures and their sound tourist infrastructure. Though petty crime does exist, it rarely affects travelers that take into consideration basic precautions. Be aware of your belongings in crowded areas and keep your valuables secured.

When planning with a travel specialist, you can mitigate potential and rare travel risks. We also recommend being respectful of the local cultures and following your guide's general advice when traveling around Southeast Asia.

What are your most popular Southeast Asia itineraries?

Our most popular Southeast Asia itineraries are multi-country trips that showcase the best of our top destinations. From island-hopping adventures to cultural tours, here are some excellent featured trips that you can customize to your preferences:

Our Wonders of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia Tour for Families focuses on introducing you and your kids to the history, charm, and beauty of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia in Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hanoi, Luang Prabang, and Siem Reap.

What else should I know about how to plan a trip to Southeast Asia?

Explore more information and inspiration in our Southeast Asia travel guide.

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