Trails of Indochina will be celebrating its 20th anniversary next year with two custom-tailored itineraries hosted by the company’s founder and president John Tue Nguyen.
Step Back in Time will take guests through Thailand and Myanmar, with visits to Chiang Mai, Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, and Yangon; a 4-day cruise on board Heritage Line’s Anawrahta along the Ayeyarwaddy River is on the itinerary. Guests can opt for an early morning hot air balloon ride over Myanmar’s Inle Lake and Bagan’s temple-filled ancient paths; they’ll witness the initiation of a boy into monkhood at a traditional Noviation ceremony; and they’ll join forces with community-based and philanthropic projects, benefiting a broad section of Myanmar people. Price is $6,916 pp; March 15-27, 2019.
Indochina Heritage journeys through Vietnam and Cambodia, with visits to Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, and Siem Reap; a 4-night cruise on board Heritage Line’s The Jahan is part of the itinerary. Guests will sail on an ultra-luxury, junk-style ship, Ginger, for three days through Halong and Lan Ha bays; they’ll take a private guided tour of Angkor Wat with a renowned Khmer scholar and Angkor Wat temple conservationist; they’ll enjoy dinner at a 10th century Siem Reap temple; and meet a traditional water puppetry artisan in a Red River Delta village. Price is $6,065 pp; Oct. 1-13, 2019.
For more information, visit trailsofindochina.com.