LUXURY VIETNAM CAMBODIA WATER WAY 15 DAYS
DAY 1: HA NOI ARRIVAL
Upon arrival, our guide will be holding a sign with your name and welcome you at International airport & transfer to hotel in Hanoi city.
You’ll have free time to discovery city by your own way.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 2: Hanoi Cyclo tour and warter purpet show(B/L)
Your city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: See the grand and solemn mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh (viewed from outside; closed Mon and Fri and from Oct-Nov), the ‘icon of Hanoi’ – The One Pillar Pagoda, the beautiful Temple of Literature, West Lake’s Tran Quoc temple and Quan Thanh pagoda as well as the fascinating Ethnology
In the afternoon, you will have a chance to have cyclo tour around the old quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake. Stop over at Ngoc Son temple to learnt about the history of the lake. It time for you to discover our culture of our capital. Our experience tour guide will introduce you our people, culture and local life.Your day will end by a warter purpet show.
DAY 3: HANOI – drive to HALONG BAY (B/L/D) ( 4 hours by car)
Our guide and driver will pick you up at lobby of hotel and start journey east to Halong Bay, through picturesque rice-farming villages of the Red River Delta, where we see every day Vietnamese village life. On arrival, we board a beautiful traditional junk and spend a full day and night cruising the bay’s 3000 magnificent limestone islets. In the evening when the boat is anchored in the middle of the stunning lagoon, we enjoy a wonderful seafood meal and later there is opportunity for an evening swim from the side of the boat. Spend the night on the luxurious boat.
DAY 4: HALONG BAY –HANOI (B/L) ( 4 hours by car)
Rise early for a lesson in Tai Chi or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Cave of Surprises, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbour and the return Hanoi around 4.30pm. Drop at hotel in Hanoi. Free time on your own. Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 5: HANOI – flight to HOI AN (B)
After breakfast at hotel, driver will pick you up at hotel & transfer to airport for flight to Danang.
Arrive in Danang & transfer direct to hotel in Hoi An for check-in.
Then, visit Hoian town with Japanese Bridge, Old House, Chinese Temple and Hoian Cultural Museum.
Overnight in Hoi an
DAY 6: HOI AN ECO TOUR (B/L)
After breakfast, Your local tour guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby, The tour will be started to the countryside by bicycle. It will be a life time experience to try our round boat trip with a local people along the river to enjoy sightseeing of Hoi An quiet town.
The fishing man will show you their typical fishing technic that they use to catch the fish and you can have chance to try it.
You will be served a fresh young coconut juice during the trip and you will have lunch at a local restaurant.
Pickup and drop at your hotel.
Tour from 09:00am.
Overnight in Hoi An
DAY 7: HOI AN – DA NANG – flight to HO CHI MINH (B)
After breakfast in hotel.
Our car will pick up at your hotel & transfer to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh.
Arrive in HCMc, our drive will pick you up & transfer to hotel
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY8: HO CHI MINH sightseeing – CU CHI TUNNELS (B/L)
Pick up: 7:15am – 8:15am / 12:30pm-13:00pm
Return: 14:30pm / 19:30pm
Route: HCMC – Cu Chi district – HCMC
The tunnels are a great destination located 70 km from the Ho Chi Minh City Center to the Northwest. Cu Chi was known as the “area of steel” in the war time, and the tunnel systems were over 200km, which was considered the unbreakable underground village in the Vietnam-American war. It is legendary for its network of tunnels, and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
Depart from hotel. The trip to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving.
Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.
Return to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon
DAY 9: HO CHI MINH – CAN THO (B/L)
Leave Saigon for My Tho, located on the northern banks of the Mekong River to visit a large market that sells just about anything that can be eaten and variety of fruits. Around the My Tho area you will find a maze of small canals that can be explored on one of the many organized boat tours. Enjoy a boat ride on the Mekong River and visit an orchard on an island, with lunch en route.
In the Evening, you will have dinner on a cruise in Mekong river to se sun set.
Overnight in Victoria Can Tho
DAY 10: Can Tho – Chau Doc (B) ( 3 hours by car)
After breakfast our tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby to transfer you to Chau Doc. Take your lunch at hotel.
In the afternoon, you will visit Tra Su bird visiting. It located within a protected forest of canjuput trees and wetlands, home to a diverse array of birds including egrets, cormorants, peafowl and storks. Gliding through a carpet of water plants and lotus, under a forest canopy on the way to a special ornithologist’s watch tower for optimal bird viewing is a memorable experience, even for non-birdwatchers.
Overnight at Victoria Chau Doc
DAY 11: CHAU DOC – speed boat PHNOM PENH (B/L/D)
Pick up from the boat pier, lunch at local restaurant and check in the hotel. Same Afternoon, we visit visit Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda. Located within the grounds of the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. The treasures found inside include a solid gold Buddha encrusted and weighing 90kilograms and a small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha, we continue to visit the National Museum, also called Musee des Beaux-Arts. A French archaeologist and painter, Georges Groslier, designed it in Khmer style in 1917. The museum contains a collection of Khmer art – notably sculptures – throughout the ages. We end our day trip at Wat Phnom Temple, Phnom Penh’s namesake, from where you can enjoy views over the tree-lined avenues of Phnom Penh during sunset. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
DAY 12: Phnom Penh – City Tour (B/L/D)
After breakfast at the hotel, we continue to visit Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 prison). This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. More than 17,000 people held at S-21 were taken to the extermination camp at Choeng Ek to be executed. Then drive to visit the “Killing Fields” of Choeng Ek (15 km south of Phnom Penh). Between 1975 and 1978 about 17,000 men, women, children and infants (including nine westerners) were detained and tortured at the S-21 prison and transported to extermination camp of Choeng Ek. We spend the rest of time at Phnom Penh’s Psar Toul Tom Pong, known as the Russian Market, a great place to hunt for souvenirs, curios, and silks. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
DAY 13: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (B/L/D) by flight
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your domestic flight to Siem Reap. Arrival, pick up to for city tour. You will continue to Pouk to visit silk farm, a fascinating farm/workshop where you can see the entire silk creation process including growing the food for the silk worms, breeding the worms, silk extraction and refinement, traditional kit dying pattern creation and looming. Retail silk and souvenir shop. Then killing field of Wat Thmei. Afternoon we visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap. We take a boat trip in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the “Great Lake” of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. We spend the rest of day visiting the “Chantiers Ecoles – Les Artisans d’Angkor” which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting. Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 14: Siem Reap – Temple Tour (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel: Start your sightseeing tour of Angkor area we spend a full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man’s creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature. Afternoon, we visit the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day15: Siem Reap – Departure (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, free time at your own leisure until transfer to the airport for your flight departure. End of trip.
|Hanoi||Opera de Hanoi||Deluxe room||hoteldelopera.com/|
|Halong Bay||Luxury Paradise Cruises||Paradise Suite||https://www.paradisecruise.com/paradise-luxury.html|
|Can Tho||Victoria Can Tho||Deluxe double||https://victoriahotels.asia/en/overview-cantho|
|Hoi An||Victoria Hoi An||Deluxe double||https://www.victoriahotels.asia/vi/hoi-an|
|Ho Chi Minh||Majestic saigon||Deluxe room||www.majesticsaigon.com/|
|Phnom Penh||Sofitel Phnom Penh||Superior||www.sofitel.com|
|Siem Reap||Park Hyatt Hotel||Park Room||www.siemreap.park.hyatt.com|