Thursday, October 31, 2019 to Friday, November 1, 2019
Kingdoms of Southeast Asia
Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos


A Cultural Adventure

Delve into an ancient and mysterious world. Begin in Vietnam and explore its complex relationship with the West. From there, a colorful mosaic unfolds. Learn unique culinary secrets in the ancient town of Hoi An. Cruise overnight aboard a luxury junk boat on Halong Bay. Immerse yourself in a private traditional blessing ceremony. Find inspiration at Cambodia’s Angkor Wat temple, the world’s largest religious structure. Come to know this region through experiences interactions with local villagers and a journey on the Mekong River. Hear the history of the notorious Khmer Rouge. From contemplating the Fall of Saigon to exploring a once forgotten temple deep in the jungle, each day paints a new picture of the rich cultures of Southeast Asia. Cost includes airfare, taxes, and fees from Albuquerque, however other departure city are also available.

Travel Tips

  • Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam are 12 hours ahead of EST and 11 hours ahead of U.S. Daylight Saving Time.
  • No significant elevation is encountered.
  • The currency of Vietnam is the Dong, Laos is the Kip and Cambodia is the Riel.
  • Voltage in Cambodia and Laos is 230 Volts and 220 in Vietnam. Plugs vary, A and C.

(opens in new window) For additional information, or to book a trip, contact:
UNM Alumni Relations Office by phone at 505-277-5808, 800-258-6866 or by email.

Details and pricing subject to change.

For questions or more information:

Kathie Scott
Special Events Coordinator, 505-277-9093,