Destinations: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hue – Hoian – Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Mekong Delta – Phnom Penh – (Angkor Complex) Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake
Day 1: Hanoi (Vietnam) Arrival
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 – Hue (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 Hue. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Hue.
Day 5: Hue Tour (B, L)
Enjoy a full day tour in the former imperial capital of Hue. A boat trip on Perfume river to visit Thien Mu pagoda then visit to the Imperial Citadel. After lunch, visit the elaborate tombs of King Khai Dinh & King Tu Duc. This guided tour gives you a deep understanding about King’s philosophy of geomancy and how this affected royal life.
Day 6: Hue – Hoian & Sunset Cruise (B)
Leave Hue for Hoian, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries. After check in and short rest at hotel, take a boat trip to a local fishing village. Here, you will enjoy the river culture, bird life, local farming and the other daily activities of the local people. During cruising, you will also try some local foods & drinks on the boat. Overnight in Hoian.
Day 7: Hoian Old Town Tour – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Enjoy a walking tour through the ancient town to visit the former merchants’ homes, the old Japanese Covered Bridge & the colorful market then visit to home of a craftsman where you will discover the daily life of local people and see how they make a lantern. Later, take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to hotel for check in.
Day 8: 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 9: 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 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Phnom Penh (Cambodia) (B)
After breakfast, transfer to Bus station for an express bus to Phnom Penh. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel for check in. Free at leisure. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 11: Phnom Penh Tour – Siem Reap (B, L)
Transfer to visit the main sights including Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Friendship Monument, Independence Monument, National Museum and Wat Phnom. After lunch, visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, the site is a former high school where was used as a prison by the communist Khmer Rouge. Next, visit to the Killing Fields where large numbers of people were killed and buried by the communist Khmer Rouge during the late 1970s. In the evening, take a flight to Siem Reap.
Day 12: Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat (B, L, D)
Transfer to visit Angkor Thom including Elephant terrace, Leper King terrace, Baphuon, Royal enclosure, Phimeanakas and Bayon temple. Afterward, you will also visit to Ta Prohm temple, one of the most beautiful temples in the area. After lunch, visit to the Angkor Wat where is the largest & most impressive of all the temples and its one of the 7 wonders of the world. In the evening, enjoy a dinner in front of a traditional dancing show at the Apsara Theatre.
Day 13: Banteay Srey & Big Circuit (B, L)
In the early Morning, you will enjoy the sunrise at Angkor Wat (Optional) and spend the whole morning to explore the greatest fine-art of Angkor Empire at Banteay-Srey temple. After lunch, visit the Grand Circuit of temples: Preah Khan, Prasat Kravan, Srah Srang, Neak Poan and Ta Som. Late afternoon, you will enjoy sunset at Pre Rup temple.
Day 14: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake – Departure (B)
Enjoy a boat trip on the Tonle Sap lake. This is a great opportunity to learn about the life of the locals in this village. Get back to the town for free until transfer to the airport for your own departure flight.
Price per person (US$/Pax) & Validity until April 30, 2018
|Number of Group||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||Sing-Sup|
|Hanoi||Maison Boutique Hotel – www.maisondhanoi.com||Deluxe|
|Halong Bay||Oriental Sails – www.orientalsails.com||Deluxe|
Rosaleen Boutique Hotel – www.rosaleenhotel.com
|Hoian||Aurora Riverside Hotel – www.aurorahoian.com||Superior|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Queen Ann Hotel – www.queenannhotelvn.com||Deluxe|
|Phnom Penh||Cardamom Hotel – www.cardamomhotel.com||Superior|
|Siem Reap||Angkor Holiday Hotel – www.angkorholidayhotel.com||Superior|
Hanoi Pearl Hotel – www.hanoipearlhotel.com
|Halong Bay||La Vela Classic Cruise – www.lavelacruisehalong.com||Deluxe|
|Hue||Cherish Hotel – www.cherishhotel.com||C.Deluxe|
|Hoian||Hoian Beach Resort – www.hoianbeachresort.com.vn||Superior|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Royal Hotel – www.royalhotelsaigon.com||S.Deluxe|
Okay Boutique Hotel – www.okayboutiquehotel.com
|Siem Reap||Somadevia Angkor Hotel – www.somadeviangkor.com||Superior|
|Hanoi||Apricot Hotel – www.apricothotels.com||Sketch|
|Halong Bay||Paradise Luxury Cruise – www.paradisecruises.vn||Deluxe|
|Hue||Indochine Palace Hotel – www.bwp-indochinepalace.com||P.Deluxe|
|Hoian||Palm Garden Resort – www.palmgardenresort.com.vn||S.Garden|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Majestic Hotel – www.majesticsaigon.com||C.C.Deluxe|
|Phnom Penh||Intercontinental Hotel – www.intercontinental.com||Deluxe|
|Siem Reap||Victoria Angkor Hotel – www.victoriahotels.asia||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 language on request); Domestic flights: Hanoi – Hue, Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh – Siem Reap; Express Bus: Ho Chi Minh City – Phnom Penh; Mineral water and wet towel; All entrance and sightseeing fees; Boat trips; All taxes and service charges.
Exclusions: International flights to/from Vietnam (Cambodia); 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.