Step back in history as you explore Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand on this amazing vacation. Discover the ancient ruins of Angkor, visit historical treasures and temples, behold spectacular scenery, and learn about different cultures. This is a journey like no other! Vietnam has a long history and on this tour, you’ll learn more about its history and see some of the historical sights, including One Pillar Pagoda, a Buddhist temple built in 1049, and the Royal Tombs of Tu Doc, built by the king who reigned from 1848 to 1883. Also, visit sights from the Vietnam War, including the Cu Chi Tunnels, a network of tunnels used by the Viet Cong, and China Beach, the landing point for U.S. soldiers during the war. A highlight of this tour is a visit to the temples at Angkor in Cambodia. These ancient temples, built between the 9th and 13th centuries, are unmatched among ancient ruins anywhere in the world. See many of the temples, including spectacular Angkor Wat, built in the 12th century and honoring the Hindu god Vishnu. Words and photos simply cannot describe these amazing structures. They must be visited in person! Plus, you’ll spend some time in Bangkok, where you’ll visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, the oldest and largest Buddhist temple in Bangkok.Sightseeing is just part of this tour. You’ll also get a chance to experience cultural performances, cruise on the Thu Bon River and Ha Long Bay, take a cyclo ride, shop for local goods, learn how to paddle a Vietnamese bamboo basket boat, see a silk weaving and rice paper-making demonstration, and savor the cuisine. In Luang Prabang, time on your own gives you the opportunity to witness an almsgiving ceremony, where Buddhist monks walk through the streets to collect alms (offerings of food). Present alms to them and receive their blessing. Whatever you are seeking on vacation—historical treasures, cultural understanding, sumptuous cuisine, gorgeous scenery, or thrilling adventures—this trip has it all!