Begin your expedition in Bangkok and admire the glittering glass mosaics and golden chedis (dome-shaped Buddhist shrines) of the Grand Palace, the official residence of Thailand’s royal family since the 18th century. Discover Cambodia’s world-famous Angkor Wat, the “City of Temples” built to replicate the heavens on earth. Then explore Bayon Temple at the center of Angkor Thom, a walled city that served as the capital of the Khmer Empire and Ta Prohm Temple with trees growing out of and around the stone ruins. Experience Vietnam’s colonial city of Hanoi and contrast it with the dynamic city of Danang, the ancient capital of Hue and bustling Ho Chi Minh City. Also explore the Mekong Delta’s majestic beauty along the winding river and its flood plains.