IDEAL VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA 15 DAYS
Vietnam is known as a poor country, which has been suffered a lot from the wars. Nowadays, with huge efforts from different social classes and “open window” policies of the Government, Vietnam gradually becomes a ‘new destination’ to the worldwide. Vietnam tourism reveals as a place of peace, unique culture and unspoilt nature.
Day 01: ARRIVAL - HANOI (D)
Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be met and transfer to hotel in Hanoi for checking in.
Welcomed buffet dinner will be served at restaurant.
Overnight at proposed hotel.
Day 02: HANOI (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, start city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex for visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda.
Continue to visit Literature temple, the first University in Vietnam in 16th century.
Have lunch in one of famous restaurant in Hanoi.
PM: Visit ethnological museum then have cyclo in the old quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy water puppet show in the afternoon.
Day 03: HANOI - HALONG (B, L, D)
Pick up at your address in Hanoi at 8: 30 and drive to Halong Bay. Arrive at 12:00 noon. At Halong port, our Crew welcomes you on Junk, enjoy welcome drink & check into your cabin. Lunch with seafood will be served right after. At 13:00, boat starts 3.5 hours cruising into Halong bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations: Mat Qui (Monster’s face) islet, But Moc islet, Cap De islet, Trong (Drum) cave, Trinh Nu cave, to a Floating Fishing village to se this unique way of life... and then explore Luon cave (from 16:40 to 17:30). There will be lots of time for swimming, sun bathing. Enjoy a great sunset dinner and relax under the starlit sky before retiring to the comfort of your cabin.
Day 04: HALONG - HANOI - HUE (B, L)
Early risers can enjoy a morning view of Bay’s landscapes with a cup of tea, coffee, fresh fruits. Sitting on the upper deck, we can enjoy the breath - taking beauty of the rocky Islands rising from the crystal-clear waters of the Bay. The quiet is almost eerie; we can hear birds singing, cicadas chirping ashore and the gentle lapping of the waves against our boat, the perfect soundtrack to accompany the fresh air and gentle breeze. And then explore Sung Sot (Amazing) cave (8:00 to 9:00), swim and relax at Titop beach. At 09:30, boat start cruising back and brunch buffet will served from 10:30 to 11:30, check out procedure at 11:35. Arrive at harbor by 12:00 noon, and drive back to Hanoi airport. On the way, we have short visits to Do Temple (Den Do) and Dinh Bang village
We then take flight number at 19:30 to Hue
20:40 Pick up at Hue airport and transfer to Hotel
Overnight in Hue
Day 05: HUE (B, L)
AM: Visit Royal Citadel which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect Vauban during the first decades of the 19th century. Before leaving the site of Imperial city we visit Imperial Museum, many precious objects which were salvaged from the Imperial city then we visit Khai Dinh Tomb, have lunch
PM: A boat trip along Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang tomb, visit Dong Ba market.
Day 06: HUE – DANANG – HOIAN (B, L)
Drive to Hoian. On the way, visit Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Beach, lunch in Danang and visit Cham Museum & Marble Mountain en route.
Overnight in Hoian
Day 07: HOIAN – NHATRANG (B, L)
Visit Hoi An after breakfast, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. Take a walking tour of the ancient town center to visit the former merchants 'homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market.
Lunch in Hoian before transferring to Danang airport for flight at 14:10 to Nhatrang
15:30: Pick up at Nhatrang airport and transfer to resort for checking in and relax
Day 08: NHATRANG (B)
Free on beach with activities on guests’ interests
Day 09: NHATRANG (B)
Free on beach with activities on guests’ interests
Day 10: NHATRANG - SAIGON (B)
Check out and transfer to airport for flight at 16:10 to Saigon
17:00 Pick up and transfer to hotel for checking in and relax
Day 11: SAIGON - MEKONG - SAIGON (B, L)
After breakfast we are driving to My Tho province. We embark on a boat navigating around Mekong Delta, which is a grate way to observe the local life style, we are visiting a snake farm breeding for medicaments and wines, floating market
Return Saigon late afternoon
Day 12: SAIGON CITY TOUR - SIEAM REAP (B, L)
After breakfast, we visit Former Presidential Palace, the War Crime Museum, the central complex of architecture: the Notre Dame Cathedral, the City Hall, the Municipal Theater, Xa Loi Pagoda, Ben Thanh market and China town. Transfer to airport for flight to Siem Reap.
Pick up and transfer to airport, check in.
Day 13: SIEM REAP (B, L)
In the early morning, we enjoy the view of sunrise at Ankor Wat. Then we start our tour to the most popular South Gate of Angkor Thom’s before going to Angkor Thom (the temple) which was built by Angkor's greatest king, Jayavarman VII. The major attraction of Angkor Thom is the Bayon, whose exact function and symbolism is still unknown until now. Then we go to Bapoun, which is one of the most spectacular of Ankor’s temples in its heyday; to Terrace of Leper King, another mysterious site to find out; and to Terrace of Elephants that once served as the base for the king’s grand audience hall for the public ceremonies. Now it is time to visit the World Seven Wonder, better known as Angkor Wat, which is considered the most important archaeological site in Southeast Asia. In the evening, comes the moment for the relaxing view from the Phnom Bakheng Hill.
Day 14: SIEM REAP – PHNOM PENH (B, L)
We check out and transfer to airport for flight to Phnom Penh
Pick up at airport and transfer to hotel for checking in and have lunch
We spend the afternoon visiting the unforgotten Toul Sleng Museum where is the largest center of detention and torture of Khmer Rough regime, and another similar genocidal site of Cheung Ek Killing field. (Attention: both places could be quite a heartily horrific and depressing experience.)
Day 15: PHNOM PENH – DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast, we check out and transfer to airport for your flight home
- Accommodation at hotels in places as indicated in program
- Meals as indicated in program (B is breakfast, L is lunch, D is dinner)
- Transportation at places as indicated in program
- All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
- Flight tickets:
• Hanoi - Hue
• Danang - Nhatrang
• Nhatrang - Saigon
• Saigon - Siem Reap
• Siem Reap - Phnom Penh
- Tour guide at places (language shall be upon inquiry)
- Boat trip at places
- Letter of visa on arrival (exclude stamping fee at arrival airport)
- Other meals and drinks/ personal expenses
- International air fares/ airport taxes
- Travel insurances