Explore Indochina: Thailand, Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia

  • Friday, April 14, 2023
  • Tuesday, May 09, 2023
  • Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia
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  • 25-Day travel package; no international air, sharing a double room (cash price)
  • 25-Day travel package; no international air, with a private room (cash price) on most nights. No private rooms on train, home stay and Hanoi boat.

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Space is limited.  Please contact our trip leader on availability


Explore Indochina:

Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and now Vietnam

14 April to 10 May 2023 for a 25-Day package

Double Occupancy: $4,475; without international air

Single, Private Lodging: $5,475; without international air

Trip itinerary has been confirmed for 15 April 2023 tour start in Bangkok and ends on 9 May 2023.


Contact the trip leader for details.

Jeff Koss: jeff@SpaceCoastSkiClub.com




Come join this colorful journey through the Indochina regions of Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia; an area steeped in tradition and rich in discoveries. From the water markets and Grand Palace of Bangkok to life along the Upper Mekong River, the vibrant cultures of Vietnam, to the grandeur of Siem Reap, this will be a trip of a lifetime. We’ll enjoy a variety of travel modes to include train, plane, private coach, slow boat, walking, Songthaew, Tuk-tuks, riverboats and large boat cruising. This trip was designed to give our travelers an appreciation of this culturally diverse and ancient land. The travel program will take us to: Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Chiang Khong in Thailand; Luang Prabang, Vang Vieng and Vientiane in Laos; Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) in Vietnam; Siem Reap, Angkor Wat and Phnom Penh in Cambodia.

What is included:

  • Two full-time English-Speaking Guides will travel with our private group
  • 21-nights' Accommodations in 3 & 4-star hotels
    • (5-nights in Thailand; 7-nights in Laos, 5-nights in Vietnam and 4-nights in Cambodia)
  • 1-night Overnight Sleeper Car Train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai
  • 1-night Overnight stay on a Junk cruising the Bay of Hanoi
  • 23 Breakfasts, 4 lunches and 6 dinners; A happy hour or two along the way
  • All Sightseeing Tours & Entrance Fees to Temples and Parks
  • All transportation between destinations and between included activities
  • Internal Flights from Vientiane to Hanoi and Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Most Gratuities for Group Tour Guides and Drivers
  • Current Internal Air Taxes and fuel surcharges
  • Medical Travel Insurance (no trip cancellation coverage)

All of these activities and tours are included:

  • Bangkok klong trip
  • Wat Po entrance and guide
  • Doi Suthep entrance (Chiang Mai)
  • Your Local Living Moment: Meal with Local Family, Luang Prabang
  • Your Discover Moment: Luang Prabang
  • Your Local Living Moment: Vang Vieng Homestay, Vang Vieng   
  • 2-Day Upper Mekong River slow boat excursion
  • Pak Ou caves entrance
  • Traditional Arts & Ethnology Museum guided tour (Luang Prabang)
  • Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre
  • Kuang Si waterfalls trek (half-day)
  • Water puppets performance (Hanoi)
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum entrance (when open)
  • Halong Bay caves entrance
  • Halong Bay boat cruise with seafood lunch and dinner
  • Cu Chi Tunnels entrance and tour
  • Mekong Delta day trip
  • Cyclo tour (Phnom Penh)
  • Tuol Sleng and Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) entrance and guide
  • Local Khmer Meal, Siem Reap
  • 2-day Angkor Wat complex entry and guide, with Siem Reap sunrise tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Multiple modes of transportation between tour locations
    • Train
    • Air-conditioned bus
    • Plane
    • Walking
    • Tuk-Tuk
    • Large and small Boats

What is not included:

  • Meals not listed above; Allow $300 USD for additional meals
  • Beverages outside the included meals
  • Tourist Visas for Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam
  • Travel Incidentals (laundry, snacks, etc…)

Other trip requirements:

  • Each traveler will be required to have a valid passport that expires 6 months or more beyond the completion date of this trip (no earlier than 10 November 2023).
  • Note:  Your passport needs at least THREE blank pages for visa stamps 
  • All travelers must have received a full COVID-19 vaccination with the final dose given at least 14 days before the start of the tour.  If vaccinated earlier, strongly recommend a covid booster vaccine before travel.
  • Visas are required for US and Canadian travelers to complete this trip:
    • Thailand -- No visa for a stay less than 30-days
    • Laos -- Visa at the port of entry; need two passport photos
    • Vietnam -- An e-visa needed before travel; US$37 online process
    • Cambodia -- Visa at port of entry; need two photos & US$50 

What is the Price?

The 25-day trip package price is $4,475 per person, double occupancy (cash)

Single traveler private lodging, add $1,000 per person (cash)

Note:  You must be a current member of The Space Coast Ski & Travel Club (SCSTC) or an affiliated Florida Ski Council (FSC) Club ($1 reciprocity fee) to participate

Payment Schedule:

  • $1,000 trip deposit due with trip application
  • $2,000 due by 15 August 2022 (Single lodging travelers add $500)
  • Balance Due by 15 December 2022

Trip Cancellation and withdrawal Penalties:

The following trip cancellation schedule and penalties will be applied:

Cancellation Schedule Penalty*
Trip Application to 15 Aug 2022

No Penalty

16 Aug 2022 to 10 Oct 2022

$350 per person

(unless vacancy is filled)

11 Oct to 10 Feb 2023

$1,000 per person

11 Feb to 10 March 2023

50% trip price per person

After 11 March 2023

No refund

* Plus any other non-refundable charges for airlines, hotels and suppliers

SCSTC Detailed Trip Cancellation Policy

Trip Cancellation Insurance is recommended to protect against these penalties.

Trip Registration:

Please complete a SCSTC Trip Application to secure your spot on this trip.  Our trips have been selling out quickly so recommend you send in your application and initial trip deposit soon.

Please provide a copy of your passport photo page with completed trip application

Make all checks payable to: **  

Space Coast Ski & Travel Club or SCSTC

    Send Payments To:    

Space Coast Ski & Travel Club
P.O. BOX  372633
Satellite Beach, FL  32937

**To use credit card, add 3% to price and contact Jeff to make payments with PayPal

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Come join your fellow Club travelers on this trip to Southeastern Asia.   If you have any questions or want a detailed itinerary, please contact our SCSTC Trip Leader: 

Jeff Koss: jeff@SpaceCoastSkiClub.com


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Email: Jeff

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