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                       - Private tour, high comfort & flexibility

                       - Started from either Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City or Seam Riep

                       - Year round organized/ on demand

     

    BRIEF ITINEARY:
    Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City. Airport Pick Up.
    Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour - Cu Chi Tunnels. (B, L)
    Day 3: Mekong Delta – Cai Be Floating Villages. (B,L)
    Day 4: Flight Ho Chi Minh City - Danang.  (B)
    Day 5: Hoian Ancient Town and My Son Holyland. (B, L)

    Day 6: Flight Danang – Hanoi. (B)
    Day 7: Hanoi - Halong Bay Overnight Cruise (B, L, D)
    Day 8: Halong Bay Cruise - Hanoi. (B, L)
    Day 9: Flight Hanoi – Seam Riep. (B,L)

    Day 10: Angkor Wat – Small and grand circuit (B,L)
    Day 11: Angkor Temples – Rolous – Tonle Sap boat trip (B,L)
    Day 12: Departure Seam Riep. Airport transfer. (B)

     

    DETAILED ITINEARY:

     

    Day 1: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City. Airport Pick Up.

    Upon arrival Ho Chi Minh City, welcomed by the Tour Guide and Car Driver of Indochina Leisure at the airport then you will be transferred to the hotel in city centre. Check in and stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.


    Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour - Cu Chi Tunnels. (B, L)

    8.00am Pick-up at your hotel, you enjoy a half day excursion to the famous Cu Chi tunnels. This network of tunnels, which stretched for over 200km, became legendary during the 1960s.

    The Cu Chi tunnels played a vital part in the U.S.-Vietnam War in that they allowed the Viet Cong to control a large rural area only 30 to 40 km from former Saigon. At its height, the tunnel system stretched from Saigon to the Cambodian border. The network, parts of which were several levels deep, included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centre and kitchens.

    Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and feel of what underground life during the war must have been like. The tunnels have been widened for our benefit (otherwise we would not be able to enter them!) For those interested there is even the opportunity to fire off rounds from an AK47 or MK16 at the nearby rifle range.

    Lunch is arranged at the local restaurant.

    Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is the biggest and most crowned city of Vietnam, warm year round and hospitable people. This afternoon we visit the bustling Ben Thanh Market - a fantastic place for bargains of every kind! There are several interesting sights in Saigon . The War Remnants Museum has a wealth of images from the wars, the most moving being a gallery entitled Requiem which is dedicated to Vietnamese and foreign journalists and photographers who perished during the French and American conflicts. The Reunification Palace was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until April 30, 1975 when the North Vietnamese tanks came crashing through the front gates, bringing the U.S.-Vietnam War to a dramatic end. Close to the Palace some of the best examples of French colonial architecture are represented in the forms of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office. Notre Dame Cathedral was built between 1877 and 1883, and the stones used to create it were exported in its entirety from France. Next to the cathedral stands the Central Post Office, finished in 1891. It is another fine example of French architecture and is Vietnam s largest post office. For all of its French colonial history, Ho Chi Minh City is by far Vietnam s most modern city. It has numerous shopping malls, cinemas, discotheques and a bewildering number of bars.

    Return to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight stay in HCMC.


    Day 3: Mekong Delta – Cai Be Floating Villages. (B,L)

    Pick up at your hotel in HCMC at 7.30 AM. Depart for Cai Be, stopping to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields. On arrival in Cai Be, take a motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation. Keep cruising to Vinh Long through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village, the green pearl of Vinh Long town, where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy a lunch of fresh river food served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a delightful walk through the bonsai garden. Meet the driver again in Vinh Long. Return to HCMC. Arrive back your hotel at around 5.00 pm. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.


    Day 4: Flight Ho Chi Minh City - Danang.  (B)

    Free time until we transfer you to the airport for the flight to Danang then transferred to Hoian. There is no tour activity today but your own free time. Overnight in Hoian.


    Day 5: Hoian Ancient Town and My Son Holyland. (B, L)

    Drive to My Son, a World Heritage, 50 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia s greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries.

    After lunch at local restaurant, we visit Hoian. Hoian Old Quarter including 400 years old Japanese Bridge, 300 years old Chinese temple, 200 years old Vietnamese.

    Overnight in Hoian.

     

    Day 6: Flight Danang – Hanoi. (B)
    Free time in Hoian. Take the flight from Danang to Hanoi Capital. Overnight in Hanoi.


    Day 7: Hanoi - Halong Bay Overnight Cruise (B, L, D)

    This morning, you leave Hanoi for Halong Bay (the World Natural Heritage site) via the Red River Delta. After 3.5 hours driving, arrival at Halong Pier, you check out the junk cruise while lunch is served. You will cruise passing through the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons teeth. After lunch, you take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay, swimming on a quiet beach or sunbathing on the sundeck. In the late afternoon, you visit an interesting fishing village with an opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. At sunset, you do kayaking or simply take a bamboo row boat to discover a water tunnel with many coral reefs in a scenic lagoon. Back on board, enjoy watching the peaceful sunset and later unwind at a restaurant. You will stay overnight onboard.


    Day 8: Halong Bay Cruise - Hanoi. (B, L)

    This early morning, after waken up by the sounds of waves and birds welcoming the new day, you will have an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, visit a beautiful limestone grotto. You will have one more time take a walk back to the boat for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Check out the junk and get on car to return to Hanoi. Stay overnight in Hanoi.


    Day 9: Flight Hanoi - Seam Riep. Angkor Temples. (B, L)

    Today you catch the flight to Seam Riep from Hanoi. We meet at the airport and transfer to hotel in town and carry on with the excursion to the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphoun, Terrace of Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King Afternoon visit to world-famous Angkor Wat. Watch the impressive sunset from Phnom Bakheng. Overnight at the hotel in Seam Riep.


    Day 10: Angkor Wat – Small and grand circuit (B,L)

    Early morning, we will take an opportunity to view the beautiful sunrise at Angkor Wat (optional) and then return to hotel for breakfast. In the same morning, tour to the Small Circuit including Banteay Kdei, Srah Srang, Ta Prohm, Takeo, Thommanon, and Chau Say Tevoda. In the afternoon, visit the Grand Circuit including Prasat Kravan, East Mebon, Pre Rup and Preah Khan. Dinner will be served at restaurant with traditional dance show. Overnight at the hotel in Seam Riep.


    Day 11: Angkor Temples – Rolous – Tonle Sap boat trip (B,L)

    We will take morning visit to Roluos Group including Prasat Preah Ko, Bakong, Lo Lei. In the afternoon, take an appealing boat trip on the Tonle Sap to see the fisherman villages and visit the Siem Reap Market. Overnight at the hotel in Seam Riep.


    Day 12: Departure Seam Riep. Airport transfer. (B)

    This is the last day of Vietnam - Cambodia Trip, our guide and driver will come to your hotel in Seam Riep and transfer you to the airport for your departure flight home. Trip ends at Seam Riep International Airport. Thank you for traveling with Indochina Leisure. Good bye and See you again!

     

    HOTEL OPTIONS:

    Destination

    Superior 3*

    First Class 4*

    Deluxe 5*

    Best of the best 5*

    Ho Chi Minh City

    Signature Hotel

    Liberty Central Hotel

    Caravelle Hotel

    Park Hyatt Hotel

    Hoian

    Ancient House Resort Hoian

    Vinh Hung Riverside Resort

    Palm Garden Resort

    The Nam Hai Resort

    Hanoi

    La Dolce Vita Hotel

    Silk Path Hotel

    Sofitel Plaza Hotel

    Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel

    Halong Bay Overnight Junk

    Huong Hai Junk

    Emotion Cruise

    Bhaya Cruise

    Indochina Sails Junk

    Seam Riep

    Angkor Holiday

    Somadevia Angkor Hotel

    Victoria Angkor Hotel

    Amansara Resort


    *** The hotels that listed as above are subject to availability of the hotels. In the case of any or all these hotels not being available we will make every reasonable effort to substitute accommodation of similar standard. Customer can choose other hotels which are different from above list then Indochina Leisure’s consultant will re-quote the trip base on selected hotels.


    TOUR PRICE INCLUDED:

    + All accommodation within the tour base on double room or twin room

    + Meals as indicated in the itinerary at local restaurant with local foods (B = breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)

    + All landed transfers within the tour.
    + Flight tickets Ho Chi Minh City - Danang; Danang - Hanoi; Hanoi - Seam Riep on Vietnam & Cambodia airlines, economy class including all taxes

    + Halong Bay Overnight Cruise program and shuttle bus Hanoi - Halong – Hanoi

    + Experienced English Speaking Tour guide. Other languages (French, Chinese, Spain, Russian, German…) are available and upon requested.
    + Boat trip to visit Cai Be Floating market in Mekong Delta
    + All entrance and sightseeing fees
    + Water Puppet Show live performance in Hanoi
    + Cyclo Tour in Hanoi Old Quarter for 1 hour.
    + Complimentary Approval letter for landing visa to Vietnam: single entry, one month valid (except special nationalities)
    + Government tax

    + Service charge

     

    TOUR PRICE EXCLUDED:

    + Air tickets more than indicated

    + Beverages and other meals do not clearly indicate in the program
    + Visa stamp fees to Vietnam (at 45 USD per person at the airport)
    + Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and our Lunar New Year
    + Early check-in (before 2.00pm) and late check-out (after 12.00pm) at all hotels
    + Kayak in Halong Bay

    + Service not mentioned
    + Travel insurance 
    + Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping...) 
    + Tipping for drivers and tour guides
    + Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.

     

    TOUR PRICE: Available upon Request
    Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs

    PLEASE NOTE: All the touring itineraries on this website have been carefully crafted by our in-country management teams and represent a series of experiences we can certainly recommend. However, we understand that every travel experience should be as unique and individual as each traveler. Our consultants are waiting to hear from you so that we can tailor or custom design a tour to your individual specifications



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