- Duration: 10 DAYS
- Location: VIETNAM - CAMBODIA
- Places : 15 Seats
- Prix: FROM 1918 AUD PER PERSON
Let's get lost in stunning panoramas of Vietnam discovery. The tour will start in colonial Hanoi - the elegant capital, graceful yet fast-paced city. Then cruising on emerald waters among the peaks of Vietnam most famous bay. And savoring the spectacular view of Hoalu -Tam Coc in Ninh Binh province which popular known as "Halong Bay Inland". Explore the Southern part of Vietnam with vibrant Ho Chi Minh City and riverside life of local people alongside the mighty Mekong River.
DAY 1: DEPART FROM AUSTRALIA
Fly from Australia to Vietnam, crossing the International Date Line.
DAY 2: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL
Upon arrival, your driver will meet and greet you at the airport. Enjoy a transfer from the airport to your accommodation. Check in at the hotel and have a rest after the flight.
You can mooch through the streets of the city. Historic charm, architectural marvels, and products’ variety are splashed all over this area.
DAY 3: HO CHI MINH CITY - MEKONG DELTA (B/L)
Mekong Delta Gateway Day Trip starts at 8:00 am from the lobby of guests's hotel in Saigon with a drive to My Tho, the capital of Tien Giang Province 72 kms from Ho Chi Minh City (Former Saigon) Guests will take time to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the most beautiful pagoda of the province with mixture structure of many styles. Then take a boat trip around 4 beautiful islets: Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. You will discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. Stops on the way can be made upon request for particular visits or photos making. Visit traditional house at Quoi An village (all made of coconut). See coconut collection set and how locals make handicrafts from trunk and shell, guests can see that they waste nothing, coconut is even useful for weddings and funeral. Enjoy seasonal fruit and listening to traditional music. Take horse cart on village path and stop at Ben Truc orchard, taste honey with tea or Mekong whisky (they have a funny rule for guests to get in). Take rowing-boat on water palm creek. Take boat to visit coconut candy mill (special product of Ben Tre province). Enjoy fantastic lunch at local restaurant before coming back to Saigon.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 4: CU CHI TUNNELS HALF DAY TOUR (B)
Today you will be picked up by an experienced English-speaking guide to Cu Chi Tunnels, located in the countryside near Ho Chi Minh City. Approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes. The residents of Cu Chi took the war underground into a highly developed network of tunnels that at its height stretched as far as Cambodia and included meeting rooms, kitchens and triage areas. Imperceptible from the ground, opposing armies could roll their tanks over the bunkers without causing damage to the tunnels below. Living conditions were harsh – in addition to fighting the war, resident’s battled food and oxygen scarcity, venomous insects, and cramped living quarters. Gain important insight into the prolonged struggle against invading armies, and appreciation for the resilience and spirit of the Vietnamese people. After that, travelers can try the delicious manioc which was the main food for guerilla-warriors in Cu Chi during the war. Visitors can try to fire off an AK47 or MK16 or machine guns at the nearby shooting range.
Then enjoy a transferred back to your accommodation. And free time until transfer to the airport for flight to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 5: HANOI CITY TOUR (B/L)
The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples dating back a thousand years ago. AM: 7.45 – 8.15: Free pick up at your hotel. Then visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 - the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Then continue on to the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West lake (In the pagoda’s garden stands a Bồ Đề (Bodhi) tree, which is attached to a past story. In 1959, on one visit to Vietnam, Indian Prime Minister Razendia Prasat offered the Pagoda a bodhi tree as a gift. The plant was grafted from the holy bodhi tree where Sakyamuni sat in zen (meditation) position and achieved enlightenment in India 25 centuries ago) Lunch at local restaurant. PM: After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple, see Vietnam’s first university, constructed in 1070 - it’s gardens and well-preserved architecture will offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. Take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waters and the beauty of Ngoc Son temple. At the end of the journey through Hanoi’s Old Quarter, where you’ll then have a chance for some shopping and exploration.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 6: HANOI – HALONG BAY – SHARING CRUISE (B/L/D)
In the morning, after breakfast at the hotel, the Cruise team will pick you up. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival to Halong, you will enjoy a cruise on the Bay and explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.
After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which there will be a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long bay, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can optionally attend the activities taking part on the boat or just relax.
Overnight on cruise.
DAY 7: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/L)
Rise early for a Tai Chi lesson or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and back to your accommodation in Hanoi
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 8: HANOI FLY TO SIEM REAP (B)
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and have a relaxing time before your driver transfers you to the airport. Fly one way from Hanoi, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia
Upon arrival at Siem Reap International airport, your guide will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 9: ANGKOR WAT TOUR (B)
Have breakfast at the hotel. After your private guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and you will start your visit to Banteay Srei. Banteay Srei was constructed at the late 10th century by a Brahmin counselor under a powering Rajendarvarman. It was loosely translated to the citadel of the woman, but it is a modern appellation that probably refers to the delicate beauty of the carvings. Along the way, we make a stopover at the Preah Dark village and will visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive relief’s depicting scenes of Vishunu as well as Krishna legends.
Have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon continue visit Angkor Thom, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, built from the late 12th century to the early 13th century by King Jayavarman VII and consists of 54 towers, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King, then visit Angkor Wat, one of the largest temples in world which covers an area of 200 hectares and surrounded by moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters.
Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 10: BIGGEST FAREWELL AND WARMEST THANK YOU -SIEM REAP DEPARTURE (B)
Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home.
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|Start Date||Availability||Price (Per person)|
|19th May 2019||15||1918 AUD|
|6th June 2019||15||1918 AUD|
|15th July 2019||15||2118 AUD|
|13th August 2019||15||2118 AUD|
|21st September 2019||15||1918 AUD|
|23rd October 2019||15||1918 AUD|
|20th November 2019||15||2118 AUD|
|28th December 2019||15||2218 AUD|
√Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
√All transportation mentioned above
√International flights from Sydney/ Melbourne to Ho Chi Minh City and from Siem Reap to Sydney/Melbourne, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax. If you are traveling from a different city, please contact us
√International flights from Hanoi to Siem Reap include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax
√Domestic flights between Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax
√Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)
√Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)
√Experienced English speaking guide
√Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
√All sightseeing tickets according to the itinerary
√Tissues and water on coach
√Service charges and government tax
√Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
√24/7 hotline support guaranteed
√Vietnam Visa letter approval
√No extra charge after services confirmation
X Beverage, Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities
X Travel insurance
X Public holiday surcharge (if any)
X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
X Early check-in and Late check-out (If not mentioned)
X Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Vietnam: 25$/person)
X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00 am – 05:00 am
X Other services not mentioned above
FLIGHT ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
- All flight tickets for set departure date must be booked 65 days in advance. A surcharge must be applied after 65 days .
- Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits, stopovers or a substitute airline. Such changes are beyond our control, as availability on flights can vary.
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- Price based on twin sharing. Single supplement surcharge AUD 419 pp for 3 stars hotel; USD 525 pp for 4-star hotel, USD 970 pp for 5-star hotel.
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- Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve a transit. These changes are subject to availability and airline schedule changes