Backyard Travel Release New Tour: Highlights of Cambodia & Vietnam


Bangkok, Thailand (June 18, 2013): Backyard Travel, Asia's most innovative tour company, has released news of a marvelous new multi-country trip which allows travelers the chance to enjoy the inspiring highlights of Cambodia and Vietnam, led by expert local guides.

The twelve-day, eleven-night tour gives travelers the opportunity to delve deep into the sensational culture and fascinating tradition of the similar yet vastly different Southeast Asian nations. Travelers will visit the famous landmarks and attractions of both countries but will also experience the extraordinary lesser-seen attractions of the regions led by an expert local guide.

In Cambodia travelers will spend time at the legendary Angkor Wat temple complex in Siem Reap, one of the most famous religious structures in the world. Travelers can also visit the Silver Pagoda and the atmospheric Ta Phrom Temple, used as the set for the Hollywood blockbuster movie 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider'.

From Cambodia the customizable tour progresses to Vietnam, a nation with a captivating history and fascinating culture. Starting in Ho Chi Minh City, the tour takes in numerous sites and attractions all around the country as travelers pass through Hoi An and then Hue before arriving in Hanoi and then Halong Bay.

Along the way travelers can learn all about the Mekong River and discover its importance to locals all around the great river. The tour concludes with an overnight excursion on the scenic Halong Bay on board a traditional Vietnamese ship.

"This exciting new tour will take travelers to experience the fascinating aspects of two of Southeast Asia's most intriguing nations," said Backyard Travel's General Manager Maeve Nolan. "Our customizable cross-border tour lifts the lid on local villages of Cambodia and Vietnam and offers immeasurable insider-experiences that are sure to thrill."

About Backyard Travel

Bangkok based Backyard Travel is an online travel company specializing in tailor-made tours to Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Indonesia, Japan and China. For more information about Backyard Travel, visit