Destinations: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Mekong Delta – Yangon – Bago – Golden Rock – Bagan
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (Vietnam)
Upon arrival, our guide will greet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
Take full day city tour to visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, his House on stilt and One Pillar pagoda. Next, visit the Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam and the Museum of Ethnology where you can learn different life aspects of 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam. After lunch, enjoy a cyclo tour to visit the Old Quarter & Ho Guom lake then watch a performance of a traditional Water Puppet Theatre.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Leave Hanoi for Halong Bay. Enjoying the journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields. Upon arrival, board a overnight cruise to discover the legendary Halong Bay. Enjoy full board meals and many indoor & outdoor activities. Overnight on the cruise.
Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Join a Tai Chi session then enjoy an international breakfast while the cruise cruises among hundreds of islets before coming back to the pier. Drive back to the airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City Tour & Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
Driver to Cu Chi district to visit the amazing complex of underground tunnels at Cu Chi. After lunch, transfer back to the city to visit the main sights including the Opera House, Town Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Palace, War Remnants museum and the famous Ben Thanh market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 6: Mekong Delta Tour (B, L)
Transfer to Mekong Delta. Upon arrival, take a boat trip to discover Cai Be floating market. Next, transfer to a village where you can see how the locals make rice paper, coconut candy, pop rice and enjoy Vietnamese traditional music then take a small sampan to feel the real Mekong river. After lunch, visit to a local brick kiln before taking another boat to Vinh Long, the center of tropical fruits and stopping for a short visit at local market then transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh City – Yangon (Myanmar) (B)
Free until transfer to the airport for a flight to Yangon. Upon arrival, pay homage to the famed 2500-year-old Shwedagone Pagoda, the great golden dome of Shwedagone Pagoda rises 99 meters above its base and is covered with 60 tons of pure gold. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 8: Yangon City Tour (B, L)
Discover Myanmar’s glorious history at the National Museum, visit the golden Sule pagoda and enjoy a walk around Mahabandola Park to take in the colonial courthouse and city hall. After lunch, free time for shopping at Bogoyke Aung San market. Afterward, visit the Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda which houses a 72-meter reclining Buddha statue and the Chinatown Night Market where you’ll see street markets, snack vendors and many places of worship as you walk along the street.
Day 9: Yangon – Bago – Golden Rock (B, L)
Transfer by car to Kyaikhtiyo. En-route you will have a stop in Bago where you will visit the town market, the huge 55-meter long Shwethalaung reclining Buddha image, the Mon style 376ft-high Shwemawdaw Pagoda which consists of four 30m-high sitting Buddha placed back-to-back around a huge, square pillar and town market. Upon arrival, get a local open truck to base camp Kinpun then you will hike to reach the spectacular Golden Rock, one of the holiest sites in Asia. Overnight in Kyaikhtiyo.
Day 10: Golden Rock – Bago – Yangon – Bagan (B)
After breakfast, head back toward Yangon airport for flight to Bagan. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for check in. Overnight in Bagan.
Day 11: Bagan Tour (B, L)
Transfer to visit the colourful Nyaung OO market and the Shwezigon Pagoda. Then get to learn more about the local culture with a visit to workshop producing Bagan’s most famous products: lacquer ware and wood crafts. After lunch, visit the main monuments of Old Bagan: the Royal Palace ruins, Tharabar gate and Ananda Temple. Afterward, embark on a short horse cart ride amongst the ancient stupa ruins and finish the day’s sightseeing tour by a sunset shoot from Bagan’s most famous ‘Shwesandaw Pagoda’.
Day 12: Bagan – Yangon (B, L)
In the early morning, take a bicycle to visit the Dahayarzaka pagoda at sunrise – an unforgettable highlight of this trip. Then a flight back to Yangon, the remainder of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Yangon.
Day 13: Yangon Departure (B)
After breakfast, enjoy your day at leisure until your transfer to airport for your onward flight.
Price per person (US$/Pax) & Validity until December 31, 2017
|Number of Group||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||Sing-Sup|
|Hanoi||Maison Boutique Hotel – www.maisondhanoi.com||Deluxe|
|Halong Bay||Huong Hai Junk – www.huonghaihalong.com||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Hoang Phu Gia Hotel – www.hoangphugiahotel.com.vn||Superior|
|Yangon||Royal Golden Hotel – www.royalgoldenhotels.com.mm||Superior|
|Kyaikhtiyo||Golden Rock – www.goldenrock-hotel.com||Deluxe|
|Bagan||Sky Palace – www.skypalace.asia||Superior|
|Hanoi||Hanoi Pearl Hotel – www.hanoipearlhotel.com||Deluxe|
|Halong Bay||La Vela Cruise – www.lavelacruisehalong.com||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Royal Hotel – www.royalhotelsaigon.com||Deluxe|
|Yangon||Central Hotel – www.centralhotelyangon.com||Superior|
|Kyaikhtiyo||Mountain Top – www.mountaintop-hotel.com||Deluxe|
|Bagan||Bagan Thande Hotel – www.baganthandehotel.net||Superior|
|Hanoi||Apricot Hotel – www.apricothotels.com||Luxury|
|Halong Bay||Paradise Luxury Cruise – www.paradisecruises.vn||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Majestic Hotel – www.majesticsaigon.com||C.C.Deluxe|
|Yangon||Rose Garden Hotel – www.theroseyangon.com||Superior|
|Kyaikhtiyo||Mountain Top – www.mountaintop-hotel.com||Deluxe|
|Bagan||Myanmar Treasure- www.myanmartreasureresorts.com||Superior|
Inclusions: Hotel accommodation as mentioned; Overnight Cruise in Halong Bay; Meals as mentioned in the itinerary: B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner; All transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle; English speaking guide (Other languages on request); Domestic flights: Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City, Yangon – Bagan – Yangon; Horse cart in Bagan; Mineral water and wet towel; All entrance and sightseeing fees; Boat trips; All taxes and service charges.
Exclusions: International flight: Ho Chi Minh City – Yangon; Visa fees; Early check-in & Late check-out at all hotels; Other drinks; Insurance; Personal expenses; Tipping/Gratuities; Surcharge on special days; Any other services not clearly mentioned above.