Discover Treasures of South Indochina 10 days

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 Day 1: Arrive HCMC (D)

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You will be warmly welcomed on arrival at HCMC's Tan Son Nhat International airport. You will be transferred to your hotel before a welcome dinner a recommended restaurant and an overnight stay in HCMC.

Day 2: HCMC(B/L)

You will have a private city touring of HCMC (formerly known as Saigon),which is the largest and busiest city in Vietnam with a population of 7 million people. Despite its size, Ho Chi Minh City retains the beauty of its graceful colonial French-style structures.

You'll visit bustling Ben Thanh Market, the War Remnants Museum , the Reunification Palace and Notre Dame Cathedral. In the afternoon you are free to explore on your own. Later you will get to see what all the fuss is about as we go out in the evening and experience the city's numerous shopping malls, cinemas, discotheques and bewildering number of bars before and overnight stayin Ho Chi Minh city hotels .

Day 3: Cao Dai Temples & Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)

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In the morning, you will be driven to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh. Tay Ninh, near the Cambodian border, is home to the unique Cao Dai sect, whose patron saints include Joan of Arc, Victor Hugo and Winston Churchill, to name a few. The religion is a hybrid of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity. The Cao Dai Temple has been described as the Disneyland of the East.

The trip to Tay Ninh is combined with a visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels. At its height, the tunnel system stretched over 250 kilometers. Going from Saigon to the Cambodian border, it was three levels deep, including a network of innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today, the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction, giving you a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War must have been like. You will stay overnight in HCMC. ( The Ho Chi Minh city tours at Lvp )

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City - Vinh Long-Can Tho (B/L)

You'll drive through the Mekong Delta to the town of Cai Be, well-known for its floating market. Here you will board your private sampan boat for a cruise along the maze of waterways and canals. You'll stop at the home of a Bonsai gardener for a sumptuous lunch, including the popular dish of 'Elephant Ear Fish'. The, you will continue by boat to Ba Cang village, where you will have a short bike ride to visit vegetable farms, boat buildings, rice mills, and tofu makers. You'll rejoin the boat and continue your exploration of the tributaries and canals of the delta. Toward the end of the day, you will arrive in Can Tho City, heart of the Mekong Delta, for an overnight stay. ( The Cantho hotels you can refer 

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Day 5: Can Tho - Sunrise Breakfast cruise (B)

After breakfast, you will take a boat (the "Lady Hau") to join in and explore the floating market, Cai Rang, one of the most exciting floating markets on the Mekong Delta. Then, continue cruising with the hotel's guide along narrow creeks to visit a noodle factory and an orchard. After sampling local fruits, our guide will escort the guests back to the hotel by local boat through the myriad canals. You will have free time in the afternoon before an overnight stay in Can Tho. 
(Starting at 6:30 am, the Lady Hau cruise and tour extension takes around 4 hours; minimum 4 persons). ( The Cantho tours at Lvptravel )

Day 6: Can Tho -Soc Trang - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)

Next, you will have a wonderful half day trip to Soc Trang, a neighboring town, and discover the beautiful and ancient Khmer pagodas of the region and the extraordinary bats congregating in the area. You will visit the majestic Kleng Temple and the Khmer museum. Following this, you will rendezvous with your vehicle for the drive to Ho Chi Minh City for an overnight stay.

Day 7: HCMC - Siem Reap (B/D)

There are no activities planned for today so you have free time for shopping or a personal visit until transfer to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap.

On arrival in Siem Reap you will be greeted at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Once check in formalities are complete there will be a tour to the Angkor Wat complex. Angkor Wat was built between 1112 and 1152 by King Suryavarman II and dedicated to Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation, although some people believe it is actually dedicated to the king himself as the temple faces west, representing death. It is the best preserved of all the temples. From here you will proceed to the hilltop temple of Phnom Bakheng , and as the end of the day approaches, you will climb the imposing remains for a truly memorable sunset. You will have dinner and enjoy watching an Apsara dance show (an old Kmer folk dance) at a local restaurant before an overnight stay in Siem Reap.

Day 8: Angkor Thom Discovery (B/L)

You will visit Angkor Thom today and see the South Gate , Bayon (with 4 giants faces), the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Angkor Thom was a royal city with a moat and 3 km perimeter wall, and was the last capital of Angkor.

In the afternoon, you will we drive to Bantaey Srei and Bantaey Kdei. Banteay Srey means "citadel of the women". However, this modern translation probably refers to the delicate beauty of the carvings. The walls are covered with carvings and its relatively small size, pink sandstone building material and delicate designs give a fairytale feel to the place. YOU will stay overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 9: Marvelous Angkor Wat (B/L)

Following breakfast you will explore magnificent Angkor Wat, where you will proceed to the summit, and Phnom Bakheng Temple, to watch the memorable sunset . In all its aspects, Angkor Wat is breathtaking. It is shaped like a massive, three tiered pyramid, crowned by five beehive-like towers which rise 65 metres above the ground. You will have an overnight stay in Siem Reap.

Day 10: Departure Siam Reap (B)

In the morning you will visit the floating village, Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap. Take a traditional wooden boat for a ride on Tonle Sap Lake (aka the "Great Lake " of Cambodia), which is the largest in Asia . In the afternoon, you will visit "Les Artisans d'Angkor - ChantiersEcoles" and have leisure at the local market (if time permits). Finally, you transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure and the end of a memorable trip.

Remark: 
P = Person 
B= Breakfast , L = Lunch , D = Dinner 
Sgl Sup = Single room supplement (if required)

Cities Hotel Name Room Type
Deluxe Category
Ho Chi Minh City Sofitel Plaza Saigon Luxury
Caravelle Hotel Saigon Deluxe
Can Tho Victoria Can Tho Hotel Deluxe
Chau Doc Victoria Chau Doc Hotel Deluxe
Siem Reap
Sofitel Royal Angkor Resort

Luxury

Alila Sothea Siem Reap

Royal Deluxe

Tour Package Includes :

+ Hotel accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with breakfast 
+ All private transfer & transportation 
+ Boat trip where indicated in the program 
+ English/French speaking guide 
+ All entrance fees 
+ Meal as stated in program 
+ All in-tour flights with domestic departure airport tax only. 
+ Vietnam visa approved letter

Tour Package Excludes :

+ Vietnam visa stamp 
+ Cambodia visa 
+ International departure airport tax (Siem Reap airport at US$25 per person) 
+ Personal expenses such as drinks at meals, camera fee at tour sites 
+ Meals not mentioned 
+ Travel insurance

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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