Gay Group Trip: Vietnam and Cambodia
About this Trip
Take a gay group trip to discover Vietnam and Cambodia. A few of the many incredible sights we’ll be visiting include the vast temple complex of Angkor Wat, the floating villages of Tonle Sap Lake and travelling around Hanoi on a cyclo. Offering a range of spa treatments and cookery classes, this trip offers a unique combination of the culture and cuisine of Vietnam and Cambodia.
Group Trip Breakdown
Day 2: Ha Noi
On our first full day, we’ll be adventuring into the Ba Dinh Square and the Ho Chi Minh complex, visiting the vast marble tomb and the site of Ho Chi Minh’s house. After lunch we’ll visit the old French Quarter and try some fish on the aptly named Fried Fish Street.
On top of that, we’ll also tour the Ancient Quater on a cyclo and discover the legend of the Lake of the Restored Sword, making this first full day an incredible introduction to Vietnam.
Day 3: Hanoi
From Hanoi we’ll make our way along the Halong Bay and its vast limestone outcroppings. We’ll explore the bay on a luxurious junk boat and sail in the mystically named ‘Where The Dragon Descends into the Sea.’
Day 4: Da Nang/Hoi An
In the morning we’ll soak up the glory of the Halong Bay by trying a spot of Tai Chi on the sundeck as the sun rises. Then, we’ll head to Noi Bai Airport and fly to Da Nang, an ancient city. Here we’ll see the the ruins of the 2nd century Cham Dynasty. We’ll also visit Cua Dai Beach, one of the best beaches in Asia. Later, moving from beach to beach, we’ll check into our resort in Da Nang Beach.
Day 5: Hoi An
Today we’ll take a walking tour across Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We’ll visit a private house that has been passed down through Vietnamese family through centuries of generations. In the evening you can enjoy a range of spa treatments at the hotel.
Day 6: Da Nang and Hue
After a relaxing morning we’ll transfer to Hue city via Hai Van, where we’ll check into our hotel and refresh. In the afternoon we’ll take a drive through the countryside of Hue, visiting a handicraft workshop. For dinner, you’re invited to a Vietnamese home to try traditional Vietnamese cuisine.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh City
Today we’ll venture into the historic Imperial City where the Nguyen Dynasty once ruled. We’ll also visit the tomb of Emperors Tu Duc in a vast pine forest. After a lunch of water local delights you fancy, we’ll fly to Ho Chi Minh city in the afternoon.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City
In Ho Chi Minh city we’ll visit the former Presidential Palace. Going underground, we’ll find the headquarters of the Saigon Government during the Vietnam war. We’ll also visit the neo-Romanesque cathedral left by french-colonists, Notre Dame and the vibrant Ben Thanh central market.
In the evening we’ll be partaking in a Vietnamese cooking class.
Day 9: Siem Reap
At Siem Reap International Airport you’ll be met by our representative and you’ll transfer to Siem Reap Town in an air-conditioned vehicle. Once you’re all checked into the hotel, you’re free to explore Siem Reap at your own pace and relax at the hotel.
Day 10: Siem Reap
Today we’ll visit the stunning temple complex of Angkor Wat. Originally built in the 12th century, the temple complex has been inhabited by Buddhist monks ever since it’s completion. Starting at Ta Prohm, we’ll venture through the temples, marvelling at the ancient architecture. At Angkor Thom City you’ll see the former capital of the Great Khmer Empire, which was abandoned 4 centuries ago. This day will be jam-packed with seeing some of the most sacred sites and architectural masterpieces of the world.
Day 11: Siem Reap
On our final day we’ll spend the morning visiting Tonle Sap Lake, home to floating villages. This is an essential hub for the Cambodia fishing industry, where you’ll get a glimpse into the local lives of the Khmer and Vietnamese.
After lunch you’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight.