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Duration:
 12 Days / 11 Nights

The trip covers the best of Bangkok, Vietnam, and Cambodia, including the UNESCO-listed sites of the countries

 

12 Days Best of Thailand-Vietnam-Cambodia

Special Features

Explore Bangkok with its highlights of Chinatown, Chao Phraya River, Grand Palace, Unique  Temples, Shopping Centers

Enjoy Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, with the old town, street food, natural lakes, ancient pagodas, top museums

Take a cruise ship 5-star in Halong Bay, a UNESCO-listed site, kayak around the tall limestone karsts, visit caves

Experience Hoi An, UNESCO-listed Old Town, with unique architecture, local food, beautiful beaches, handmade souvenirs

Discover Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam with food specialties, cafe culture, colonial architecture

View Cu Chi tunnels with historical relics and the underground tunnels from the Vietnamese-American conflict

Boat throughout the floating villages, markets, mangrove forests in Mekong River Delta’s My Tho, Ben Tre

Touring Siem Reap, home to a UNESCO-listed Angkor Wat, the amazing Angkor Complex, natural Tonle Sap Lake “Great Lake”

  • Day 1/ Bangkok: Bangkok, Thailand arrival – Pick up & Check in hotel – Welcome Dinner with Show (D)
  • Day 2/ Bangkok: Bangkok Full Day Tour (B)
  • Day 3/ Hanoi: Bangkok shopping – Fly to Hanoi, Vietnam (a 2hrs flight) (B)
  • Day 4/ Hanoi: Hanoi Full Day City Tour (B)
  • Day 5/ Hanoi: Hanoi – Halong Bay Boat Trip – Hanoi (B, L)
  • Day 6/ Hoi An: Hanoi – Fly to Danang (a 1hr flight) – Hoi An Half Day Walking Tour (B)
  • Day 7/ Saigon: Hoi An Local Tour on Fishing Village, Basketboat Trip, Cooking Class – Fly to Saigon (a 1hr flight) (B)
  • Day 8/ Saigon: Saigon City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnel – Saigon (B)
  • Day 9/ Saigon: Saigon – Mekong Delta Boat Trip – Saigon (B)
  • Day 10/ Siem Reap: Saigon – Fly to Siem Reap, Cambodia (a 1hr 55min flight) – Siem Reap Tour (B)
  • Day 11/ Siem Reap: Angkor Temple Complex Tour (B)
  • Day 12/ Departure: Angkor Temple Complex Tour – Tonle Sap Lake Boat Trip – Siem Reap, Cambodia Departure (B)

Trip Package Includes

•  A/C private transfers indicated in the program
•  All intra-flights (all airline taxes & service charges included)
     ∗  HANOI (HAN) – DANANG (DAD): a 1hr flight
     ∗  DANANG (DAD) – HO CHI MINH CITY/SAIGON (SGN): a 1hr flight

     ∗  HO CHI MINH CITY/SAIGON (SGN) – SIEM REAP (REP): a 1hr 20min flight
     ∗  SIEM REAP (REP) – BANGKOK (BKK): a 1hr 55min flight
•  11 nights of accommodations
    ∗  2 nights Bangkok

    ∗  3 nights Hanoi
    ∗  1 night Hoi An
    ∗  3 nights Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
    ∗  2 nights Siem Reap
•  Meal as indicated in the program: B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner
•  Private boat to cruise at all places as indicated in the program
•  All admission costs at places mentioned in the itinerary
•  English-speaking tour guide
•  All entrance fees
•  All taxes & service charges
•  Local sim card for cell phone

 

Trip Package Excludes

•  Other meals and personal expenses that are not noted in the program

•  Trip insurance

Day 1:

Bangkok, Thailand arrival – Pick up & Check in hotel - Welcome Dinner with Show

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Welcome Dinner · All entrance fees · Tour guide · Hotel in Bangkok

Highlights:

Bangkok

Activities:

Upon arrival at the airport in Bangkok, you will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in. If time allows, we will travel to Siam Niramit Show to learn about Thai customs and culture, this show is accompanied by an international buffet dinner from 17h.00 to 21h.30, after which you will be transferred back to your hotel.
Overnight in Bangkok

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Day 2:

Bangkok Full Day Tour

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · All entrance fees · Tour guide · Hotel in Bangkok

Highlights:

Buddha Temple (Wat Po)  Golden Buddha Temple Royal Grand Palace Emerald Buddha Temple

Activities:

At around 8 am, our tour guide and driver pick you up from the lobby of your hotel to start our full-day city tour in Bangkok to visit the reclining Buddha Temple (Wat Po), Golden Buddha Temple, Royal Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha.
08.30 pick up from hotel lobby
09.20 Visit the sanctuary for the world’s largest gold Buddha image which is presumable 700-800 years old at Wat Trimitr (Golden Budha Temple)
10.30 Visit the oldest, 16th century at Wat Pho, 12.00 Buffet Lunch at Restaurant
13.00 Visit Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) 15.30 Transfer you back to the hotel ….
17.00 pick up from the hotel lobby and transfer to Dinner on the Cruise along Chao Phaya River the Main River of Bangkok Chao Phaya Princess luxury cruise.
Overnight in Bangkok

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Day 3:

Bangkok Shopping - Fly to Hanoi, Vietnam - Welcome Dinner

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · International airfare Bangkok – Hanoi · Welcome Dinner · Tour guide · Hotel in Hanoi

Highlights:

Hanoi

Activities:

You will have free time to shop and explore Bangkok on your own until transfers you to the airport to catch a short flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be met and transferred to the hotel for check-in. This evening, you have a welcome dinner at a traditional restaurant in the heart of Hanoi. Transfer you back to your hotel after dinner.
Overnight in Hanoi

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Day 4:

Hanoi Full Day City Tour

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Hotel in Hanoi

Activities:

A one-day city tour of Hanoi – drive to Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hours visiting: Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh Museum and one pillar pagoda. Next, see the Temple of Literature, originally built as a temple to Confucius. It is the site of Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education. Lunch will be at a fine local restaurant in Hanoi.
In the afternoon, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam, the Museum of Ethnology, widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minorities. Next, tour the city by car to see the real life of the Hanoi locals as well as the different parts of the city.
Then enjoy a memorable one-hour cyclo ride around the Old Quarter, known as the 36 streets.  Have your cameras ready! This bustling area of narrow streets is home to thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Originally, the 36 street names were related to the products being sold there.
Before we go back to the hotel, we will have a chance to enjoy the unique Water Puppet show. Hear the Vietnamese traditional instruments and songs from the live musicians who play throughout the show. Then transfer back to the hotel.
Overnight in Hanoi

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Day 5:

Hanoi – Halong Boat Trip - Hanoi

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Boat · Hotel in Hanoi

Activities:

Breakfast at the hotel, and then we will leave Hanoi for Halong Bay.
12:00 Arriving at Wharf #1 – Ha Long/Tuan Chau International Port. Check-in on board.
12:15 Enjoy local seafood Lunch, pass by very beautiful islets: Dog (Hòn Chó Đá), Incense (Hòn Đỉnh Hương), Fighting Cock (Hòn Gà Chọi)…
13:30 Visit Heaven Palace – Driftwood (Hang Thiên Cung) Cave – Explore one of the most famous grottos of Halong Bay.
15:00 Continue cruising through Halong Bay.
16:00 Arriving at the pier to transfer back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi

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Day 6:

Hanoi – Fly to Danang – Hoi An Walking Tour

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Internal airfare: Hanoi-Danang · Hotel in Hoi An

Activities:

This morning, your driver will take you to the airport for a short flight to Danang. Upon arrival in Danang, transfer to the hotel in Hoi An for lunch. This afternoon,  take a walking tour of Hoi An’s old town and visit the famous Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum, the 200-year-old Tan Ky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda, and the vibrant market. On the walking tour, you will see many low-tiled houses scattered along the small streets. The rest time is free to explore the old town and beach.
Hotel in Hoi An

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Day 7:

Hoi An Local Tour on Fishing Village, Basketboat Trip, Cooking Class - Fly to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Lunch · Boat · Tour guide · Internal airfare Danang – Saigon · All entrance fees · Hotel in Hoi An

Activities:

After breakfast, the tour starts by driving along level ground to the Thu Bon River to visit a local fishing village. Drive along country lanes viewing local life and pause to see farmers toiling in their rice fields. Peddle your way through palm forests, across bridges and fields of water buffalo…Take a short break with a local family at Cam Thanh Village before enjoying a 30-45 minute ride on a Traditional Basket Boat (round boat) in the Water Coconut Palm Forest. Learn how to sail the basketboat and spend your time catching fish and “purple crabs” in the canal. Continue biking to Tra Que Organic Vegetable Village where a large variety of vegetables are produced for the local community. At the village, you will be shown environmentally sustainable practices which the local villagers have used for centuries.  Have lunch with a local family.
In the afternoon, we catch a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to Hoi An for check-in.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Day 8:

Saigon City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnel - Saigon

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · Internal airfare Danang-Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) · All entrance fees · Hotel in Saigon

Activities:

Breakfast at the hotel. 8 AM pickup to begin a full-day tour of Ho Chi Minh City and the Cu Chi Tunnels. Pass by the now-demolished wartime American Embassy and then visit the Reunification Palace, the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until April 1975. Notice the  French colonial structures such as Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office. Visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda, and the War Remnant Museum, and continue to the bustling Ben Thanh Market.

Lunch at a local restaurant in Saigon and then explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnel network built by Vietnamese fighters during their long struggle for independence. Return to Saigon hotel around 5:30 PM for free time. This evening, stroll through the outdoor night market of  Ben Thanh for unique souvenirs and street food.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Day 9:

Saigon – Mekong Delta Boat Trip - My Tho - Ben Tre - Saigon

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Lunch · Boat · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Hotel in Saigon

Activities:

8 AM Pick up in hotel lobby. Mekong Delta boat trip to My Tho and Ben Tre, famous for small wooden boats, sweet candy, and local folk songs. The tour ends at 5P with drop-off at your hotel.

Overnight in Saigon

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Day 10:

Saigon – Fly to Siem Reap, Cambodia - Angkor Temples Tour

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · International airfare Saigon – Siem Reap · Welcome Dinner · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Hotel in Siem Reap

Highlights:

Ta Prohm Angkor Wat

Activities:

After your breakfast at the hotel, you are met and transferred to the airport to catch a short flight to Siem Reap Cambodia, upon arrival at the airport in Siem Reap, you are met and escorted to your hotel to check in and have lunch in the local restaurant in the real center of Siem Reap.
This afternoon, we will visit Ta Prohm and Angkor Wat. Ta Prohm is one of the area’s most famous and beautiful temples in the Angkor Temple Complex. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Continue to visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th-century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. This evening we enjoy the Buffet Dinner with Khmer Traditional Dance Show at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Siem Reap

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Day 11:

Angkor Temple Complex Tour

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Hotel in Siem Reap

Activities:

At 5 am take you to catch the sunrise at Angkor Wat (the hotelier will prepare you the breakfast box in this case). Or about 8 am we start our trip to visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12 century): the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avalokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Have lunch in the local restaurant in Siem Reap before visiting the unique interior brick sculptures of Prasat Kravan, Srah Srang (“The Royal Baths” was once used for ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by 4 concentric walls), Ta Keo, constructed in late 10th early 11th-century C.E, the first temple to be constructed wholly of sandstone. Transfer you back to your hotel to relax.
Overnight in Siem Reap

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Day 12:

Siem Reap, Cambodia - Departure

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast 

Highlights:

Airport transfer

Activities:

Free time for you to explore Siem Reap until it is time for our driver to pick up and escort you to the airport to catch your flight back home or your next destination.