16 Days 15 Nights
This is a tour abounding in unforgettable history, enchanting culture, charismatic cities and divine natural beauty of Vietnam and Cambodia. Get the most authentic experience in Vietnam and Cambodia such as participating in the local family dinner, joining farming activities and experiencing the local daily life
Arrive at NoiBai Airport in Hanoi.
Hanoi, located on the banks of the Red River, is one of the most ancient capitals in the world, where travellers can find well-preserved colonial buildings, ancient pagodas, and unique museums within the city center.
Our driver will take you to our office (by private car) in Hanoi to reconfirm all information as well as get your train or flight ticket and collect the balance.
Free to enjoy your first dayin Hanoi. Overnight in hotel.
AM: 08:00 - 08:30: Pick up at your hotel (join tours will free pick up all points in HoanKiem, Hanoi). Then visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 - the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. We then continue on to the QuanThanh Temple (Taoist - dating from the Ly Dynasty) and the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on the West lake (One of the oldest pagoda in Vietnam). Then visit Bat Trang pottery village (apply on Mon, Wed & Fri). Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: After lunch we’ll proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple and QuocTuGiam. We’ll also see Vietnam’s first university, constructed in 1070 - its gardens and well-preserved architecture will offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. We will take you past HoanKiem Lake to see the peaceful waters, and the beauty of Ngoc Son temple. For the last part of the tour we’ll journey through Hanoi’s Old Quarter, where you’ll then have a chance for some shopping and exploration. Tour ends around 15h30 - 16h00.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Deluxe Tour (optional): Tour with Water Puppet Show or Cycling
+/ Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum close on Monday and Friday morning.
+/ Bat Trang pottery village will be visited on Mon, Wed & Fri (without Ethnology Museum). Ethnology Museum will be visited on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat (without Bat Trang pottery village).
HON GAI PIER – BAI TU LONG BAY – CONG DO – CAP LA ISLAND
Breakfast at your hotel.
08:00 – 8:30: Our luxury limousine or shuttle bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and start our trip to explore the most amazing bay in the North of Vietnam. On the way, we will have a quick stop at the middle of the way to rest.
12.30: Arrive in our office at Hon Gai Pier, you will have a bit time to relax and enjoy a cup of tea/coffee. Wait for our captain to finish the registration and transfer by tender to our boat.
12.45: Enjoy welcome drink and spend a couple minutes to briefing about safety on boat and activities included then we check in our cabin.
13.30: Delicious Vietnamese set menu will be served while leisurely cruising further into BaiTu Long Bay.
15.00: Arrive in kayaking area – that is Cap La Island. Enjoy kayaking through the karst and breathtaking nature, swimming and relaxing.
17.30: Get back to the boat and enjoys our Sunset party while our cruise sailing to the overnight anchorage.
19.00: Sumptuous set-dinner on board.
20.30: Free time to challenge yourself in Vietnamese puzzle games, or gathers your group/family for a board game; try your luck with squid fishing or simply has a cocktail and enjoy the quiet night on the bay.
BAI TU LONG BAY – THIEN CANH SON CAVE – HON GAI HARBOR (B, L)
06.00: Start your day with a Tai Chi routine on sundeck or catch a morning view of the stunning bay’s landscape with a cup of tea or coffee.
07.00: Breakfast will be served in Western style, familiar to you to fulfill your strength and ready for another exploring day.
08.00: Explore the well hidden ThienCanh Son Cave.
09.00: Upon return to the boat you will have about 30 minutes to freshen up and finish packing.
10.00: Attend in a Vietnamese cooking demonstration. You can quickly learn a simple but delicious Vietnamese dish that Gordon Ramsey (a 2 Michelin Star Chef) used to guide – NemCuon or challenge yourself in fruit and vegetables carving.
11.00: Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch on boat.
12.00: Back to the harbor and disembark in Hon Gai pier.
12.30: Our shuttle bus or limousine will take you back to Hanoi.
17.00: reach your hotel. You can relax at the lobby and wait our private car to take you to the airport for flight Hanoi-Hue.
Pick up at PhuBai airport of Huebyprivate car. Transfer to your hotel. Free. Overnight in Hue.
Attention: The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice.
After breakfast, our minivan will pick you up at your hotel and take you visit Hue City.Trip starts at 8.00 am from hotel, the driver and guide will take you to the boat landing on the river to make a trip on Perfume River for visiting Thien Mu pagoda. Along the river on dragon boat you will enjoy the tranquil feeling with two sides of green banks’ river and see the daily life of local people. Next you will be transferred back Hue city center to visit the Imperial Citadel where Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 with numerous of attractive places to see like Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and Forbidden Purple City. Thai Hoa Palace.
Have break for having lunch at restaurant.
This afternoon you will continue to visit the mausoleums of Nguyen’s Kings like TuDuc tomb, next is handicraft villages such as hat-making, bronze-casting, incense - making and last to visit An Hien Garden house. You are back hotel around 5.00 pm.
Overnight at hotel in Hue.
Breakfast at hotel.
8h00 Transfer to Danang . Spend time in LangCo beach enroute, taking photograph from HaiVan Pass ( The pass of Sea and Cloud). Cham Museum in Danang.
Option:visit Nam Son pagoda in Da Nang. Built in 1962, the ancient Nam Son Pagoda is located in Cam Nam Village, HoaChau Commune, HoaVang District, Da Nang. Thanks to its peaceful and ancient beauty, the pagoda will make visitors feel more tranquil, relaxed, and carefree.
Afternoon visit Marble Mountain and enjoying sea/sun bathing in Danang beach.ArriveHoian. Overnight in Hoian.
Visit Hoian - an old trading town, some 30km from Danang. Visit Hoian: Japanese Covered Bridge, TanKy Old house, Assembly Hall Chinese. PhucKien Pagoda, Hoian Museum and Market.Lunch at restaurant. Overnight in Hoian
8:00 local guide pick up you at the hotel’s lobby. Take a bike to the downtown, stop by Hoi An’s colorful central market. Here you will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and learn about the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later. So make sure your camera is handy.
10:00 bike to TraQue vegetable village. Welcome drink for rest and walk through the vegetable gardens where local farmers work on their fields using the traditional methods of hundreds of years ago, no electrical machinery here. 11:00 Work together with the chef. Learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food. After the lesson, enjoy what you have cooked.
Free and night in Hoi An
Am: Transfer from Hoian to Danang airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh cityby private car, the driver will welcome you and escort you to the hotel.
Free time for yourselves. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) is the business and financial hub of Vietnam, with a prominent history going back hundreds of years. A chaotic whirl, the city breathes life and vitality into all who settle here, and visitors cannot help but be hauled along for the ride.
1/ Participate inSaigon by night and street food tourfrom 17h30 to 21h00. Price: 39$/1pax.
"See how to make and try Vietnamese noodle, sugarcane juice – Very famous in Vietnam.
The famous old apartment and street food area – Walking around to see local life and try roll ice cream or local food.
The Biggest flower market – District 10
Try Vietnamese pancake, Grilled beef in bettal leaf
The Fashion street in district 5 – just for local
The Slum area – See another life of local
The district 4 - The smallest and the most famous district for street food.
Try bread or steam rice roll, caramel flan cake, BBQ seafood and local beer."
2/ Go for a walk on Nguyen Hue Street.
(start 8.00 – return 18.30)
Breakfast at your hotel.
AM: HCM City
We start the trip by visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum, (optional Ben Thanh Market -only drop off).
PM: Cu Chi Tunnels
Located 60km from HCMC, Cu Chi is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists - the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens.
Today, ducks and water buffalos happily co-exist in the rivers along the side of the road. However, the peaceful rural rice paddy scenery belies the area’s violent history. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destruction, damage & defoliation over this whole area, caused by bombing and mines. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a "Free Target Zone".
Start our tour in the morning, before entering the tunnels visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. You will spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food during the war). Return to SaiGon. Night in Saigon.
PICK UP: 7:30am – 8:15am (the time of pick up depends on customer’s hotel/ accommodation’s exact position).
ROUTE: HCMC – My Tho - Ben Tre – HCMC
Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Upon arrival, visit VinhTrang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.
In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meetthe local villagers to experience thelocal dailylifein theMekongdelta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to bus station for bus to Phnompenh.
Upon arrival at Phnom Penh bus station, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.Free at your own time at leisure. Overnight in Phnom Penh
Breakfast at hotel.
Our settle guide will pick up you at the lobby room (7:30Am-8:30Am) to visit the private quarters of the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda the most sacred shrine in the country. We visit both structures as well as the legendary temple of Wat Phnom which recites the history of Phnom Penh’s name .have lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon Discover the TuolSleng Prison Museum ,it was formerly TuolSvay Pray High School before it was turned into an interrogation, torture and execution centre by the Khmer Rouge regime. Also known as S-21 Prison, an estimated 17,000 Cambodians entered this notorious venue but only seven managed to survive following the end of the regime and the notorious ‘Killing Fields’ of ChoeungEk is a bone-chilling reminder of Cambodia’s tragic history. Located 17km south of Phnom Penh City, it is one of the many killing fields or execution and burial grounds used by the Khmer Rouge regime during its rule of the country from 1975 to 19767. Mass graves were discovered after the Khmer Rouge fled the city, leading to the construction of a Buddhist memorial for over 15,000 victims in The Killing Fields .dinner not included .Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Breakfast at hotel.
Transferred to Phnom Penh by public bus-Giant Ibis express for your departure to Siem Reap 314Km around 6h30mn. Upon arrival at Siem Reap, you will be picked up by our driver only and transferred to your hotel reserved. Dinner not included. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Breakfast at hotel.
Our settle guide will pick up you at the lobby room (7:30Am-8:30Am) to explore South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor, 3km2 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 and visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty .lunch at local restaurant
Afternoon visit Angkor Wat temple, the founder of the temple was Suryavarman II who ruled 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 .Dinner not included.Overnight in Siem Reap
Note: Lunch for group tour we can offer only Vegetarian food, European food and Asian food
Breakfast at hotel.
Optional Tour: Half day Tonle Sap and Artisan D’angkor (8am-12Pm): USD35.-per pax
Free until transfer to Siem Reap Airport or bus station for your departure to the next destination. End of our Services!
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