Glimpse of Indochina 16 days Inc Flights

  • Duration: 16 DAYS
  • Location: VIETNAM - CAMBODIA - LAOS - THAILAND
  • Places : 15 Seats
  • Prix: FROM 2539 USD PER PERSON
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Feel the heat and culture's spirit of South East Asia within 16 days.  This tour package is jam-packed with activities and destinations. From Thailand's stunning beauty and charismatic culture are ready for you to experience. To the captivating nation of Cambodia with the magnificent of Khmer Empire - Angkor Wat. From the laid-back Luang Prabang where the time stop to the mystery of landing Dragon in Vietnam.  You will not only be amazed by the sights but also experiences the living of local people inhabiting in the Asian countryside which becomes unforgettable memories in your life. 

»Hanoi: Having authentic experiences and interaction with local villagers in the outskirt of the bustling capital 

»Halong Bay: Enjoy an overnight cruise in the Wonders of the Nature World. 

»Hoa Lu - Tam Coc: Explore the ancient capital of Vietnam which locates in deep of jungle and caves by boat.

»Siem Reap: A getaway to the ancient world.

»Luang Prabang: Awaken your imagination with the town's combination of world-class comfort and spiritual nourishment.

»Chiang Mai: A blissfully calm and laid-back city to relax and recharge your batteries. 

»Bangkok: Indulging yourself in delicious Thai food where you or riding the city's famous transportation tuk-tuk

DAY 01: USA DEPARTURE

Fly from North America to Vietnam, crossing the international date line.

DAY 02: HANOI ARRIVAL 

Your trip begins with arrival in Vietnam. Our driver will meet and greet you at the airport. You will be escorted to the hotel by private transportation. Check-in to the hotel and get over the jet lag.

You can mooch through the streets of the city. Historic charm, architectural marvels, and products’ variety are splashed all over this area.

After enjoying the first day yourself and return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 03: BA VI ECO TOUR (B/L)

Have breakfast at the hotel then you will be picked up by an experienced English-speaking guide and travel to Ba Vi, a countryside located at the outskirt of Hanoi. The approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes.

Then arriving at Mr. Duoc’s house, you will be welcomed with fresh honey tea and green lentils or lotus seeds that made by his family.  Imagine a Vietnam in the old time of war through stories of Mr. Duoc, who is not only a veteran who lives during those hard times, but also a green tea expert. You will visit his tea plantation which is one of the largest in Ri village and join with locals in green tea processing. Afterward, have a Vietnamese cooking demonstration with another local host and then enjoy a home-cooked lunch in a lovely garden.

After that, you will wander around the village and mingle with local people. You will visit the local craftsman who has been skilled at making conical hats from a very young age and other workshops in the village to see how people there make tofu or shell the rice.  As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. Then join your guides for a leisurely cycling trip along the country roads. Observe traditional Vietnamese rural life as the local people work in the paddy fields. Along the way, watch out for a water buffalo plowing a paddy field while ducks swim across the top. Stop at another host family for foot bathing following the recipes of Muong ethnic group and relaxing time before embarking on your private boat for a trip along the Da river.

Later, enjoy a transfer from Ba Vi back to your accommodation.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 04: HOA LU TAM COC TOUR (B/L)

After breakfast at the hotel, an English–speaking guide will meet you at the hotel at between 8 am and 8.30 am. You will be transferred by a professional driver from Hanoi to Hoa Lu, which is located 80km to the South of Hanoi. This is the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century and your guide will tell you all about the history of Le and Dinh Dynasties, who ruled this antique citadel.

Enjoy a Vietnamese traditional lunch before boarding into a private sampan to visit Tam Coc, well-known as “Halong Bay inland” and see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. You will then continue with a cycling tour through the stunning scenery of rice fields, karst formations, river and tranquil village (around 5km).

In the evening, return to Hanoi and enjoy a lovely night on your own.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 05: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B/L/D) – SHARING CRUISE

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 06: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/L) – SHARING CRUISE

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 the return Hanoi around 17:00. Free at your leisure time.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 07: HANOI – FLIGHT 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.

DAY 08: EXPLORE ANGKOR TEMPLES (B)

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 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 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.

Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 09: SIEM REAP – FISHING VILLAGES – FLIGHT TO LUANG PRABANG (B)

Breakfast at hotel. 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 time 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. and transfer to the airport for flight departure to Luang Prabang.

Upon arrival our driver and guide will meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight in Luang Prabang

DAY 10: PAK OU CAVES (B)

Today, we enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temples of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. We then embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside as well as exploring the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by devoted pilgrims. Along the way, we will stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where the local rice wine is produced. On return, we take a short drive to another small village Ban Phanom, which famous for its hand weaving.

Overnight in Luang Prabang

DAY 11: LUANG PRABANG – CHIANG MAI (B)

Today we visit the National Museum (closed Tuesdays) at the former Royal Palace. It displays a collection of artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through to the last sovereign. There will also be time for us to look around the Central Market. After visiting these sights in the morning, there may be free time (depending on your flight) to venture into town and stroll around the shopping area. The tour ends after your transfer to the airport for departure to Chiang Mai.

Warmly welcome on arrival in Chiang Mai International Airport, meet & greet service by our guide. Transfer from the airport to hotel by private air conditioned vehicle with English speaking guide. Check in at the hotel.

Overnight in Chiang Mai

DAY 12: CHIANG MAI LEISURE (B) WITH OPTIONAL TOUR

Have a leisure day in Chiang Mai or take an optional tour.

OPTIONAL TOUR:

HALF DAY ELEPHANT SANCTUARY WITH LUNCH

Morning visit : 06:30-12:30

07:00 Drive approximately 1.5 hours South of Chiang Mai through rolling hills, forest, and local farming areas.

08:30 Arrive at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Walk through and learn about the elephants, change into traditional Karen clothing and make medicine for the elephants.

09:00 Meet the elephants. Feed, give medicine, interact, and play with the elephants in a natural environment as you learn about their behavior and history. Take photos with the elephants.

09:45 Mud Spa with the elephants 10:30 Walk with the elephants to a river and bathe them.

11:30 Eat a traditional meal and then say goodbye to the elephants.

12:00 Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and drive approximately 1.5 hours to Chiang Mai.

PRICE 165 usd per person (MIN 2 PAX)

Overnight in Chiang Mai

DAY 13: CHIANG MAI LEISURE (B)

Have a free day to explore Chiang Mai at your own.

Overnight in Chiang Mai

DAY 14: CHIANG MAI – FLIGHT TO BANGKOK (B)

Breakfast at Hotel.  Free day at leisure.

There are no activities planned for today. Enjoy your free time until transfer (Private, with English speaking guide) to Chiang Mai Domestic Airport, upon arrival in Bangkok Domestic Airport, meet & greet service by our guide.

Transfer from the airport to hotel by private air conditioned vehicle with English speaking guide. Check in at the hotel.

Overnight in Bangkok

DAY 15: BANGKOK HALF DAY GRAND PALACE AND TEMPLES CITY TOUR (B)

Have breakfast at hotel and get ready for pick up. We will take you through the hustle and bustle Bangkok to visit Wat Traimit a visually stunning temple at Chaina Town, see one of the largest solid gold Buddha (5.5 tones of precious metal). Continue to visit Wat Po the home of famous 45 meter reclining Buddha as well as being the original school of traditional Thai massage. Visit The Royal Grand Palace, the nations s landmark and the most revered royal monuments. You will see the Palace that were used for different occasions as The Coronation Hall, Funeral Hall and Royal Guest House and the mysterious famous Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand.

Afternoon is free at your leisure.

Overnight in Bangkok

DAY 16: BANGKOK 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. Trip Ends.

Destination  3-star Hotel  Website 
Hanoi  Era Hotel or similar http://www.hanoierahotel.com/
Siem Reap Hari Residence Hotel or similar https://www.hariresidence.com/
Halong Bay Legend White Dolphin cruise or similar http://www.whitedolphincruises.com/
Luang Prabang Chittchareun Muang Luang or similar http://cm-hotel.com/
Chiang Mai De Charme Chiang Mai hotel or similar http://www.decharmehotel.com/
Bangkok Siam Heritage Bangkok or similar https://www.thesiamheritage.com/

UPGRADE 4 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 410.00 USD/PERSON

Destination  4-star Hotel  Website 
Hanoi  Tirant Hotel or similar http://www.tiranthotel.com/
Siem Reap Somadevi Angkor or similar http://www.somadeviangkor.com/
Halong Bay Flamingo Cruise or similar http://luxuryflamingocruises.vn/
Luang Prabang Villa Santi Resort or similar http://villasantihotel.com/
Chiang Mai Holiday Inn Chiang Mai or similar https://www.ihg.com/
Bangkok Akara Bangkok or similar https://www.akarahotel.com/

UPGRADE TO 5 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 1180.00 USD/PERSON

Destination  5-star Hotel  Website 
Hanoi  Apricot hotel or similar http://apricothotels.com/
Siem Reap Angkor Miracle hotel and Spa or similar http://angkormiracle.com/
Halong Bay Era Cruise or similar https://eracruises.com/en/
Luang Prabang Luang Prabang View or similar http://www.luangprabangview.com/
Chiang Mai Chiang Mai Chala No 6 or similar https://www.chalanumber6.com/en
Bangkok Siam @ Siam design hotel or similar https://www.siamatsiam.com/
Start Date Availability Price (Per person)
Los Angeles San Francisco New York
7-Jul-19 15 2939 USD 3039 USD 3039 USD
28-Aug-19 15 2539 USD 2639 USD 2639 USD
22-Sep-19 15 2639 USD 2739 USD 2739 USD
17-Oct-19 15 2539 USD 2639 USD 2639 USD
29-Oct-19 15 2539 USD 2639 USD 2639 USD
6-Nov-19 15 2539 USD 2639 USD 2639 USD
16-Nov-19 15 2539 USD 2639 USD 2639 USD
3-Dec-19 15 2739 USD 2739 USD 2739 USD
28-Dec-19 15 3039 USD 3039 USD 3039 USD
8-Jan-19 15 2839 USD 2839 USD 2839 USD
26-Jan-19 15 2789 USD 2789 USD 2789 USD
9-Feb-20 15 2789 USD 2789 USD 2789 USD
19-Feb-20 15 2639 USD 2639 USD 2639 USD
3-Mar-20 15 2639 USD 2639 USD 2639 USD
15-Mar-20 15 2639 USD 2639 USD 2639 USD

INCLUSIVE

Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services

All transportation mentioned above

International return flights from Los Angeles / San Francisco / New York, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax., China Southern or similar. If you are traveling from a different city, please contact us

International flights from Hanoi to Siem Reap, Siem Reap to Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax

Domestic flights between Chiang Mai and Bangkok, 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

EXCLUSIVE

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, Cambodia:$30/person, Laos: $35/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 90 days in advance. After 90 days, a surcharge must be applied.
  • 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.
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
  • Please Note, flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure. If your travel dates are within 30 days of purchase you will be provided with your itinerary within 7 days.

BOOKING PROCESS

Don't be shy to drop us an inquiry email at sales@sviettravel.com and we will get back to you within 24 hours.   

  • Step 1: Choose the tour and the date you prefer then complete the "Enquiry Now" form OR send us an email to sales@sviettravel.com about your desire tour
  • Step 2: REPLY from S Viet Travel with service confirmation and quote for your trip. Several email exchanges to finalize your tour program
  • Step 3: Send us your scan copies of passports for an invoice 
  • Step 4We will send you a voucher confirmation within 24 hours after received the deposit.

CANCELLATION

S Viet Travel must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would apply as follows:

  • 31 days and more before departure: 10% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 15-30 days before departure: 30% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 14 days and less before departure: 100% of the full payment.
  • No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full payment

CONDITION OF INSURANCE

  • S Viet Travel demands that all clients going on our trips hold a proper personal medical insurance. If clients do not hold insurances and refuse to sign on before departure, S Viet Travel reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
  • Kindly acknowledge your acceptance of the above terms and conditions by Signing and returning to S Viet Travel a copy of the present contract and of the attachment with all itineraries.

OTHERS CONDITIONS

  • Price based on twin sharing. 
  • Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
  • Any amendment/cancellation made after a confirmed booking is nonrefundable
  • Tour is available at the time of booking
  • Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions
  • All tours are required to book 90 days of departure, within 90 days will be a surcharge if flight ticket price changes
  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve a transit. These changes are subject to availability and airline schedule changes

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