- Duration: 14 DAYS
- Location: VIETNAM - CAMBODIA
- Places :
- Prix: 2489 AUD PER PERSON
SET DEPARTURE DATE 2018 – VIETNAM CAMBODIA
2018: 06 Aug, 01 Oct, 03 Dec
2019: 07 Jan, 08 Apr, 03 Jun, 05 Aug, 07 Oct, 02 Dec
3 STAR HOTEL LIST
|Sai Gon||Liberty Greenview or similar||http://www.odysseahotels.com/|
|Phnom Penh||King Grand boutique or similar||www.kinggrandboutiquehotel.com|
|Siem Reap||Sokha Roth Hotel or similar||www.sokharothhotel.com|
|Ha Noi||Mon Regency or similar||http://www.monregencyhotel.com/|
|Ha Long bay||Luxury White Dolphin or similar||http://www.whitedolphincruises.com/|
4 STAR HOTEL LIST: PAY EXTRA 229.00 AUD/PERSON
|Sai Gon||Bay Hotel or similar||http://www.bayhotelhcm.com/|
|Phnom Penh||Sunway hotel or similar||www.sunwayhotels.com|
|Siem Reap||Saem Siem Reap hotel or similar||www.saemsiemreaphotel.com|
|Ha Noi||Tirant Hotel or similar||http://www.tiranthotel.com/|
|Ha Long bay||Flamingo Cruise or similar||http://flamingocruises.vn/|
5 STAR HOTEL LIST: PAY EXTRA 1,267.00 AUD/PERSON
|Sai Gon||Majestic Hotel or similar||http://www.majesticsaigon.com/|
|Phnom Penh||Sokha Phnom Penh hotel or similar||www.sokhahotels.com|
|Siem Reap||Sarai resort or similar||www.sarairesort.com|
|Ha Noi||Apricot Hotel or similar||http://www.apricothotels.com/|
|Ha Long bay||Signature Cruise or similar||https://signaturehalongcruise.com/en/|
NOTE: All accommodations are still available at the moment and could be fully booked without any advance notice
Note: prices are current as of today but will be subject to any additional fees that occur without our prior notice, and we reserved the right to adjust the quote accordingly.
* Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
* International Flights (Sydney// Melbourne – Ho Chi Minh City & Ha Noi – Sydney// Melbourne)
* All transportation as mentioned above
* Domestic flight with 20kg luggage/person (Ho Chi Minh City – Phnom Penh// Siem Reap – Ha Noi)
* All in-tour-train as per itinerary (if any)
* Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily breakfast
* Accommodations include 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
* Kayaking boat in Ha Long bay (if any)
* Tissues and water on coach
* Services 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
* Beverage, Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
* Travel insurance
* Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
* Early check-in and Late check-out (If not mentioned)
* Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Vietnam: 25$/person – Cambodia: 30$/person)
* Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00am – 05:00am
* Other services not mentioned above
DAY 01: SYDNEY// MELBOURNE DEPARTURE
Sydney// Melbourne depart to Ho Chi Minh City
DAY 02: HO CHI MINH CITY ARRIVAL
Your trip begins with arrival in Vietnam. Your private driver will meet and greet you on the airport. You will be escorted to the hotel by the private transportation. Check-in to the hotel and get over the jet lag. Remaining part of the day is at leisure. So, enjoy as all of you want to.
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 by yourself and return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.
DAY 03: HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR AND CU CHI TUNNEL (B/L)
Get to know the history of Ho Chi Minh City, visit the most famous sites and make the trip to the Cu Chi tunnels located 70 km from the Ho Chi Minh City Center to the Northwest which known as a legendary for its network of tunnels, and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
Take the morning trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeingthe beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.
Have lunch at local restaurant.
Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip 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. End trip
DAY 04: MEKONG DELTA (B/L)
Kick start your day with a hearty breakfast and a trip to Mekong Delta follows, depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.
In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh
DAY 05: HO CHI MINH CITY (B) – FLY TO PHNOM PENH
Having breakfast in Ho Chi Minh City. Remaining the day as leisure time to roaming around the city or your own activities.
In the afternoon, transfer to the airport for the flight to Phnom Penh
Overnight in Phnom Penh
DAY 06: PHNOM PENH TOUR (B) – SIEM REAP
This morning, 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 will also visit Wat Phnom Temple, Phnom Penh’s namesake, from where you can enjoy views over the tree-lined avenues of Phnom Penh.
Then transfer to Siem Reap overland by public bus
Overnight in Siem Reap
NOTE: Automatically upgrade into flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap for 5* hotel category
At 3*-4* hotel category, surcharge 120 USD/person for the flight Phnom Penh – Siem Reap If you would like to take this option!
DAY 07: ANGKOR COMPLEX (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. Early this evening, we will take the Tuk Tuk (the most common taxi in Cambodia) to cruise around the Siem Reap and town and and for a blessing ceremony by Buddhist monks for happiness, prosperity and safety for your journey. Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 08: SIEM REAP TOUR (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.
We will drive to the Pouk district about 15 Km in the West of Siem Reap town you visit the 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.
On the way back, visit the Western Baray (Baray Occidental) measuring 8 km by 2.3 km which provided water for the intensive cultivation of lands around Angkor. Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 09: SIEM REAP TOUR – FLY TO HA NOI (B)
Morning – free -Transfer to Siem Reap airport for the flight to Ha Noi
Overnight in Ha Noi
DAY 10: BA VI ECO TOUR (B/L)
Pick-up at 7:30 am from your hotel’s lobby! Drive in 2 hours and leave the noisy city behind your back! We’re heading to a peaceful and quiet countryside which is really a hidden charm!
10:00 – Starting your trip at your host’s house by having welcome drink. Short break at your host’s house
10:45 – Cycling around the village and stop over the local market to experience how people trade their own products for lives. Then heading to traditional Miến village (type of transparent noodle made from starch).
11:15 – Hands-on farming experiences by growing vegetables and harvesting the raw vegetables in Chau’s garden. Vietnam is the tropical country with the most famous variety raw vegetable herbs as: lettuce, mints, fragrant knotweed, coriander, balm-mint, cilantro,… from farm to table – this is the way we always the local people not only have fresh food to eat but also they have enough to trade in local market.
Then Chau will take you to a boat trip for the fishing on Da River. On the way, you will experience the local live on river side and stop on for fishing with Chau and his local unique technique!
12:30: Have lunch with the host’s family and short break after lunch
14:00 – Goodbye your local host, heading to 30-years-old tea fields in Ri Village. This place it is very important at providing tea products for the whole North. Beside walking & helping local people to harvest tea leaves, you will know how to take the best part of the tea tree to make the most wonderful drink in the world.
After visiting and learning cultivate tea leaves, you will come to Mr Duoc’s house – he is a veteran and the owner of a huge tea farm to know how we handle the raw tea leaves and make it into the products and get ready to sell on market.
Have a break time with desserts made of ground green lentils or lotus seeds with your host and listen his story from Vietnam war, as a veteran, he is a witness of Vietnam history and could make you understand about the past of the country.
Then drive back to Ha Noi in the evening, end the tour at your hotel around 18:30.
DAY 11: HA NOI – HA LONG BAY (B/L/D) SHARING CRUISE
In the morning, check-out from hotel and get pick-up by the Cruise. Take a route most scenic 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 at Halong, you get to enjoy a cruise on the Bay to better 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 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 opt to attend the activities taking part in the boat or relax for the day.
Overnight on cruise
DAY 12: HA LONG BAY – HA NOI (B/L) SHARING CRUISE
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 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. Drop at hotel in Hanoi. Free at your leisure time. Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 13: HA NOI 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.
DAY 14: SYDNEY// MELBOURNE ARRIVAL
Arrive at Sydney// Melbourne. End the services
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