• Best of Vietnam & Cambodia

Tour Highlights

9 nights stay in Elegant hotels with modern facilities

Daily lavish buffet Breakfast

Tour to the Temple of Literature

Cruise at Ha Long bay

Boat trip in Mekong Delta

City tour with having an overall view of the capital by a “cyclo” visit

Visit to Cu Chi Tunnels

Enjoy the horse-cart trip

Itinerary Best of Vietnam & Cambodia

Day 01 - Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival at Hanoi airport and after clearing the immigrations and customs, look for your name placard. Here our airport representative will welcome and meet you and later you will be transferred the hotel in air conditioned vehicle.

Afternoon, we have an overall view of the capital by a cyclo visit, which will start around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, stop to visit Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake). From here wandering on the narrow streets of the Old Quarter to experience the daily life of the local people.

Overnight: Hanoi

Please note: Standard check in time is 14:00. Early check in is subject to availability with surcharge from the hotel.

Night activities suggestion: enjoy local beer at Ta Hien Streets, experience the ambience of sleepless street with life music, the young people of Hanoi and also foreign tourists. Hundred of bars and pubs in the Old Quarter are also at your disposal. Or just simple spend your time at shopping malls or various boutique Shops.

Day 02 - Hanoi – Full Day City

After breakfast at hotel transfer to Ba Dinh Square – the biggest square in Hanoi where all the biggest cultural, political events of the cities, especially demonstrations, take place. Start our visit at the Complex of Ho Chi Minh including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh’s house-on-stilts, his fish pond and the One-Pillar Pagoda. Then, visit Hoa Lo prison, also known to American prisoners of war as the "Hanoi Hilton".

Afternoon continue the tour to the Temple of Literature, which is considered as the first university of Vietnam. Then drive to visit the Museum of Ethnology. This is one of the largest Museums in Vietnam with 2 exhibition areas – inside and outside. Visiting this Museum will bring you the knowledge about the Ethnic groups in Vietnam and their cultures. Evening highlight will be the Water Puppet Show.

Overnight: Hanoi
Meals: Breakfast

Please note that Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed on Monday & Friday, in the afternoon as well as during maintenance time (from September to December).

Day 03 - Hanoi – Halong Bay

After breakfast at hotel, check out and drive to Halong with stopover to enjoy paddy landscape. Go on to Halong, one of the earliest World Heritages Sited designated by UNESCO for Vietnam in 1994.

Check-in our boat and enjoy a lunch of fresh seafood while the boat goes about unusual seascape with thousands picturesque rocks and islets, beaches and hollow islands. We can stop to visit some karsts grottoes or just go swimming, or stop at a beach and enjoy the sunset on the sea.

Overnight: Boat
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Please note: Cruise program may vary depending on the cruise. You will have station English speaking guide on board.

Day 4 - Halong – Hanoi – Evening Flight To Saigon

Today wake up early to enjoy the dawn on the sea in the early morning. The Vietnamese call the “East Sea” by a point-oriented name “Eastern Sea”, so you may guess how miraculous seeing the sunrise over the islets of the Bay.

After breakfast our boat will continue to cruise in marvelous areas, where almost each islet has its own name, adopting its shape or reminiscent like Sail Island, Fisherman’s head rock, Butterfly rock or Turtle islet etc. Later disembark from boat and transfer direct back to Hanoi, to the airport for your flight to Saigon. On arrival at the airport you will be welcomed by the local tour representative and transfer to the city center to check in at the hotel.

Overnight: Saigon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 - Saigon – Mekong Delta – Saigon

After breakfast at hotel drive heading to My Tho the homeland of coconut and family factories with local products like coconut candy, rice paper,… Upon arrival, embark on the boat cruising on the mighty Mekong River viewing the life of the local people living along the banks. We stop at one of the four island in the area for sightseeing. Enjoy the fresh tropical fruits served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music at the plantation. After that you will embark on the small boats rowed the local people through the small cannels with water coconut tree to visit the local factories. There you will taste the honey tea and see the local people produce the coconut candy milk and of course you also can try it or stroll in the garden where the locals feed honeybee. Later enjoy the horse-cart trip through the tranquil road of the village. We continue getting on the big boat to visit the vast area.

Afternoon, drive back to Saigon with stop to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, a famous pagoda in the area that its architecture is a mix of Chinese, Cambodian, and French culture.

Overnight: Saigon
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 - Saigon Half City – Cu Chi Tunnels

Breakfast at hotel. Later start the city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby the Palace are the colonial-styled Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883 and one of the city’s major landmarks. Have a walking tour on Nguyen Hue street to take the photos of the Opera House and the Ho Chi Minh Committee (outside). From here, walk to Ben Thanh Market one of the most typical symbol of Saigon to experience the daily life of the locals and do shopping the hand-made goods there.

Afternoon visit Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Beneath the ground lie 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerillas during the conflict. At its peak, prior to the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the war used to be. Return to Saigon and have rest of the day at your leisure.

Overnight: Saigon
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 - Saigon – Siem Reap

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy free time until check out and transfer to the airport for the departure flight back to Siem Reap.

On arrival you will be welcomed by tour representative in Siem Reap and later transfer to hotel. Later in the day visit West Baray Big Pond, a “baray” is a water reservoir built by the ancient Khmer people. It is time to visit Pre Rup temple for a romantic sunset view.

Overnight: Siem Reap
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 - Siem Reap – Full Day Angkor Tour

Breakfast at hotel and later start tour and explore South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor, 3km 2 walled and moated royal city and was the last capital of the Angkorian Empire. The famous Bayon temple was an architectural muddle, in part because it was constructed in a somewhat piecemeal fashion for over a century. Terrace of the Elephants is an impressive, two and a half meter tall, 300 meter long terrace wall adorned with carved elephants and gradual that spans the heart of Angkor Thom in front of Baphuon - huge temple mountain in the heart of Angkor Thom, Royal Palace Area and Phimeanakas - impressive rite and sandstone pyramid. Terrace of the Leper King is at the north end of the Terrace of the Elephants, a double terrace wall with deeply carved nag as, demons and other mythological beings. Last you will visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty.

Afternoon visit Angkor Wat temple, founded by Suryavarman II who reined Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century to dedicate to the Hindu God Vishnu. The plan of the pyramidal conception of the temple combined with spaces, alleys, ditches is an ancient masterpiece of architectural design and construction. Have funny time at bars and pubs at Angkor night market by your own arrangement.

Overnight: Siem Reap
Meals: Breakfast

Day 9 - Siem Reap – Visit

After breakfast at hotel, visit Wat Thmei (Killing Field) which contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Some of the bones were recovered from a nearby well while others are the remains of soldiers who died on a nearby battlefield. Come back to visit the "Les Artisans d'Angkor – Chantiers Ecole" the Finest Authentic Khmer Arts and Crafts.

Afternoon visit Floating Villages, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap! Take a ride in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia and the largest in Asia. Here you’ll see plenty of examples of the Khmer way of life on the Tonle Sap. Then visit Wat Bo, founded in the 18th century, a highly respected pagoda which contains very unique wall paintings of the Reamker (Ramayana) that are said to be of late 19th century and Local Market.

Overnight: Siem Reap
Meals: Breakfast

Day 10 - Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy free leisure (on own arrangement) until time to transfer to airport for flight onwards! On the way if there is time we will visit Puok, the real and original place of the Artisans d’Angkor silk, where you will see the full process of silk producing, from the silk worms munch on the Mulberry leaves to spin their cocoons which used to make silk warp. You of course will see the weaving work and purchase the high quality silk products as a beautiful Cambodia souvenir. Later transfer to Siem Reap airport for your departure.

Please note: Hotel Check-out time is around 12.00.

Meals: Breakfast

Where you'll Stay

City

Nights

Hotels

Hanoi 2 La Casa Hotel
Halong Bay 1 Gray Line Cruise
Saigon 3 Aristo Hotel
Siem Reap 3 Sokha Roth Hotel

Dates & Rates

2018 - Dates & Rates


(All prices are per person in USD.)

Month
Dates
Twin/Double/ Sharing
Single Supplement
June 2018 09 $1565 $650
July 2018 15 $1565 $650
August 2018 11 $1565 $650
September 2018 09 $1565 $650
October 2018 20 $1565 $650
November 2018 10 $1565 $650
December 2018 15 $1565 $650

2019 - Dates & Rates


(All prices are per person in USD.)

Month
Dates
Twin/Double/Triple Sharing
Single Supplement
January 2019 12 $1565 $650
February 2019 09 $1565 $650
March 2019 09 $1565 $650
April 2019 13 $1565 $650
May 2019 11 $1493 $576
June 2019 08 $1493 $576
July 2019 13 $1493 $576
August 2019 10 $1493 $576
September 2019 21 $1493 $576

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