Best of Indochina 21 days 20 nights

Price: on request/ usd
 

Duration:

21 days/ 20 nights

 

Transport:

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Hotel:

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Region:

Inbound & Outbound

Itinerary:

Bangkok - Angkor Seam Reap - Saigon - Vinh Long - Can Tho - Danang - Hoian - Hue - Hanoi - Halong Bay - Luang Prabang

Tour Program

Private tour, daily departure with French or English speaking guide

Half-Board Meals as stated on the tour program

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Day 1: Bangkok - Angkor Seam Reap - Fly with TG

Arriving at Seam Reap airport, greet and transfer to your hotel. We begin with the Roulos group of temples before climbing the imposing hilltop temple of Phnom Bakheng to witness a truly memorable sunset.

 

Day 2: Angkor Complex and Angkor Thom (B, -, -)

 

 

We visit the fascinating ruins of Ta Prohm shrouded undergrowth and the roots of Banyan trees. From here we head for Banteay kdau and the nearby lake of Sras Srang - the King's bath?
In the afternoon start exploring Angkor Thom the South Gate, Bayon with 4 giant faces, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

 

Day 3: Angkor Wat Temples (B, -, -)

Following breakfast at hotel, we drive a 45 km toPre Rup and The East Mebon, visit Bantaey Srei and Bantaey Kdei. In the afternoon we visit The World Seventh Wonder Angkor Wat

 

Day 4: Angkor - Saigon ( Ho Chi Minh City ) (B, -, -)

 

 

We enjoy a new day in this ancient land. Following breakfast we have 2 hour boat cruise on Tonle Sap Lake. Afternoon free at leisure or additional Siem Reap sightseeing until transfer for departure flight to Ho Chi Minh City. ( The Ho Chi Minh city tours at Lvptravel.com )

 

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City (B, -, -)

This city tour unravels Saigon 's turbulent past and also provides a glimpse into the fascinating variety the city has to offer. This full day city tour includes The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, Remnant War Museum, Giac Lam Pagoda, China town with ancient pagodas and temples, and bustling Binh Tay Market.

 

Day 6: Ho Chi Minh City - Vinh Long (B, L, D)

This morning we set off for a drive through the Mekong Delta to the town of Cai Be, well-known for its whole sale floating market. Here we will board our private boat for a cruise along the maze of waterways and canals to Vinh Long, visiting Coconut candy Factory, enjoying Famous Folk- song Performance of Mekong Delta. We will stop at the home of a Bonsai gardener for a sumptuous lunch, including the popular dish of 'Elephant ear fish', before continuing our exploration of the tributaries and canals of the delta. We are guest of one family in the heart of Mekong Delta this night and they will tell us more about life in the Delta. ( The Mekong delta tours at Lvptravel.com you can refer )

 

Day 7: Vinh Long - Can Tho (B, -, -)

Rising early to the sounds of the Delta coming to life for another day, we breakfast before boarding our riverboats once more for a cruise to Vinh Long town, stopping along the way to visit some local cottage industries, brick kilns. At noon time we disembark the boat for heading to Can tho city, the heart of Mekong Delta for overnight.

 

Day 8: Can Tho - Saigon (B, -, -)

 

 

Before beginning our journey back to Ho Chi Minh City, we experience a Cai Rang floating market. Here each boat usually sells one particular item, whether it be pumpkins, pineapples, sugar cane etc, and in order that the customer knows where to shop, they hang that item from the highest part of the boat. Following this we will rendezvous with our vehicle for the drive to the town of My Tho, where we will visit the Dong Tam snake farm and the Vinh Trang pagoda, before our return to Saigon ( The Saigon hotels you can refer )

 

Day 9: Saigon - Danang - Hoian (B, -, -)

Next Fly to Danang, and visit China Beach. Enjoy water activities and the beautiful beach. Nearby, tour Buddhist cave temples in the Marble Mountains and visit atmospheric Hoi An , a UNESCO-listed riverfront town crammed with historic homes, tiny museums, cafes, and bustling silk and fish markets.

 

Day 10: Free day at leisure in Hoian (B, -, -)

Suggestions for your free time: From the 16th to 18th centuries, Hoi An was a thriving international commercial port for Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders. These people came primarily to trade in the high grade silk, which is still produced in the area, as well as ceramics. Today, Hoi An is a quaint riverside town, popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailors shops, and numerous cafes. Some of the buildings in the narrow streets have remained unchanged for more than a century. The Ancient Quarter, Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Halls, the 200- year old Tan Ky ancestral house, and the Japanese Bridge are the most famous places. Hoi An is now one of fifth World Heritage listed sites in Vietnam.  ( The Hoian tours at Lvptravel )

 

Day 11: Hoian - Hue (B, -, -)

 

We bid Hoi An farewell this morning and continue our north bound journey. The destination for today is the old imperial city of Hue about four hours away. Along the way we will travel over the Hai Van pass, stopping at the top to take in the stunning views north over Lang Co beach before arriving in Hue
This afternoon we embark on a tour of the city. A visit to Hue would not be complete without taking in attractions such as the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, the Imperial Museum and the Dong Ba market.
You should taste the finest cuisine of Hue in the Tropical Garden Restaurant.

 

Day 12: Hue - Hanoi Fly (B, -, -)

 

 

Rising up in the ancient land, breakfast in hotel, we board on a private boat for cruising the romantic Perfume River. This time we head out for the countryside. Being the ancient capital, Hue is surrounded with ancient tombs of emperors past, and a visit to some of these tombs will be on the itinerary for today.
The charming Lady Pagoda (Thien Mu Pagoda) will be the first stop of the day. Setting in the converge of rivers, and gives you a great view on the Perfume River and surrounding area. Thien Mu Pagoda which is considered the unofficial symbol of Hue, and the greatest Buddhism Centre in Centre Vietnam.
We process to the eccentric Tu Duc's tomb.Getting out the Dragon Boat, We drive to the very strange Khai Dinh's Tomb before transfer to airport for you flight to Hanoi .  ( The Hanoi hotels you can refer )

 

Day 13: Hanoi City tour with guide (B, -, -)

The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples. This full day tour takes you around Hanoi's most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilts House, Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda nearby, and the Old Quarter also known as the 36 streets and guilds. Also on the tour - the Lake of the Restored Sword and Ngoc Son Temple, the Temple of Literature, peaceful West Lake with lovers street Thanh Nien, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple and one of the city's museums, either the History Museum or the Ethnology Museum.

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Day 14: Hanoi Free day at leisure. (B, -, -)

After a continental breakfast, you enjoy a free day at leisure.

In the evening enjoy a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show. Stay overnight in Hotel.

 

Day 15: Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay (B, L, -)

Meet you at hotel at 7: 30 am, we drive to Halong City, approximately 3 hours away. Once at Halong City you will board our private boat for a four-hour cruise of this stunning hidden Bai Tu Long Bay. After 4 hour navigation we sail back to harbor and drive back to your hotel in Halong for overnight. ( The Halong hotels you can refer ) 

 

Day 16: Halong Bay Overnight on Junk Boat (B, L, D)

After having breakfast you will be free at leisure. We will leave hotel at 12.00 for transfering to a refurbished wooden sailing junk for a cruise through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Halong Bay, giving us the chance to take in the stunning scenery of this World Heritage Site. While on board we will be served a sumptuous fresh, local seafood lunch followed by a swim and exploring some of the limestone caves in this area. When the sun come down we drop anchor for the night nearby a remote island.
12h30: Board Huong Hai Junk, check-in registration
13h00: Have lunch with welcome wine.
14h00: A fantastic cruise in Ha Long bay
15h00. Visit to Sungsot cave ( Aamazing cave)
16h00: Visit Titop Island ( go swimming or climb to the top of the moutain to enjoy Panaroma of The Wonder of Nature)
A fternoon tea with pastries on the sundeck or in the restaurant and drink before dinner
18h00: Junk cruise ankor by the lagoon
19h00: Enjoy 4 course diner and overnight on Junk. ( The Halong bay tours you can refer at Lvptravel.com )

 

Day 17: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L-)

 

 

Rising to the sound of ocean coming to life for another lovely day. We breakfast over sunset:
07 h30: Junk boat once again sets sail through breathtaking secluded Halong bay
08h00: Enjoy breakfast while cruising
9h00: Cruise more, Bat Cave, around Teapot island, Chopstiks island, Bai tho moutain
11h00: Return to Halong city and have lunch on board.
12h00: Back to Halong wharf and disembark
Transfer back to Hanoi. Arrival Hanoi by 5pm. Drop off at your hotel.

 

Day 18: Hanoi - Vientiane - Luang Prabang (B, -, -)

Pick up and transfer Noi Bai Airport and fly to VTE.
Meet and transfer to htl in town. Half day City tour;

 

Day 19: Luang Prabang (B, -, -)

Fly to LPB Visit Wat Xieng Thong, the most beautiful temple, we then take the traditional boat trip upstream on the Mekong River to visit the famous caves of Pak-Ou, located at the side of the steep cliff on the bank of the Mekong River housing hundreds of Buddha statues. We visit en route local rice-wine distillery and Ban Phanom weaving village. We then proceed to Wat Phousy on the top of the hill overlooking the Mekong River. Visit morning market, National museum (the former king's palace), and climb up the Phousi hill for overlooking the city.

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Day 20: Luang Prabang Free at leisure (B, -, -)

Day 21: Departure Luang Prabang (B, -, -)

Transfer to airport for your departure flight to BKK.

Services Inluded:
  • - Private transfers  with  Professional English Speaking guide
  • - Accommodation with breakfast at mentioned Hotels
  • - Meals (Food only / NO drinks) as mentioned in programs
  • - All Entrance fees for the whole trip as mentioned in programme
  • - Service charges, room tax and baggage handling
  • - Daily 2 mineral water bottles per day per pax.
  • - All taxes
  • - Highly responsive 24/7 support during the tour.
  • - High quality personally handpicked local guides at all places that are government approved.
  • - Courteous chauffeur at your service for the tour.
  • - In tour flights if any
  • - Special assistances in ease city for smooth check-ins.
Services Excluded:
  • - International flights & departure taxes
  • - Visa On Arrival guaranteed letter
  • - Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • - Travel insurance
  • - Beverage
  • - Other services not mentioned above

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