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Duration:
 9 Days / 8 Nights

The itinerary includes the best of the north, central, and south of Vietnam as well as Angkor Wat and Angkor Complex of Cambodia

 

9 Days Best of Vietnam & Angkor Complex

Special Features

Enjoy many highlights of Hanoi with its old town, street food, natural lakes, ancient pagodas, top museums

Explore UNESCO-listed Halong Bay, take the cruise ship, kayak around the tall limestone karsts, visit caves

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

Discover Ho Chi Minh City, the largest and most bustling city in Vietnam

Explore Siem Reap with UNESCO-listed Angkor Wat, the amazing Angkor Complex, Tonle Sap Lake “Great Lake”

Day 1/ Hanoi: Hanoi, Vietnam arrival – Pick up & Transfer to hotel – Water puppet show – Welcome Dinner (D)

Day 2/ Danang: Hanoi – Halong Bay Boat Trip – Fly to Danang (a 1hr flight) (B, L)

Day 3/ Hoi An: Danang – Cham Museum & My Son Holy Land – Hoi An Walking Tour (B)

Day 4/ Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon): Danang/ Hoi An – Fly to Saigon (a 1hr flight) – War Museum – Cu Chi Tunnel (B)

Day 5/ Siem Reap: Saigon – Fly to Siem Reap, Cambodia (a 1hr 55min flight) – Angkor Temples Tour (B, D)

Day 6/ Siem Reap: Angkor Temple Complex Tour (B)

Day 7/ Siem Reap: Angkor Temple Complex Tour (B)

Day 8/ Siem Reap: Siem Reap Tour – Tonle Sap Lake Boat Trip (B)

Day 9/ Departure: Siem Reap, Cambodia – Departure (B)

Trip Package Includes:

•  A/C private transfers indicated in the program
•  Intra-flights (Vietnam airlines, economy class, airline taxes & service charges included)
     ∗  HANOI (HAN) – DANANG (DAN): a 1hr flight
     ∗  DANANG (DAN) – HO CHI MINH CITY/SAIGON (SGN): a 1hr flight
     ∗  HO CHI MINH CITY/SAIGON (SGN) – SIEM REAP (REP): a 1hr 55min flight
•  8 nights of accommodations
    ∗  1 night Hanoi

    ∗  1 night Danang
    ∗  1 night Hoi An
    ∗  1 night Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
    ∗  4 nights Siem Reap
•  Meals: 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:

Hanoi, Vietnam arrival – Pick up & Transfer to hotel - Water puppet show - Welcome Dinner

Included:

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

Activities:

On arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you are met by our guide and driver and transferred to the hotel. The capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is a stylish and gracious city that retains a unique old-world charm and some of Asia’s most striking colonial architecture.
Today if the time permits, you will have a welcome meeting with the salesperson who contacted you directly via email to go over any questions or changes to your itinerary…and IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS, PLEASE ASK HIM/HER THAT DAY…, followed by a water puppet show, then take a short cyclo ride through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places, then have a welcome dinner at the fine restaurant in Hanoi.
Overnight in Ha Noi

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Day 2:

Hanoi - Halong Bay Boat Trip – Fly to Danang

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Lunch · Boat · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Internal airfare Hanoi-Danang · Hotel in Danang

Activities:

After breakfast at the hotel, at around 7:30 am, we leave Hanoi for Halong Bay one of the natural heritage in the world. The legendary Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Upon arrival at Halong Bay, we embark on a traditional boat for a four hours trip around Halong Bay. The exciting cruise provides us with a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands, which rise amazingly from the clear and emerald water. These limestone karst formations are littered with beaches, grottoes, and beautiful caves. Then, we will visit Thien Cung – the heaven palace cave- one of the most beautiful caves in Halong bay, we round off our excursion with a seafood lunch served on board and make our way to Ha Noi airport to catch our short flight to Danang. Upon arrival in Danang, you are met and transferred to Hoi An for check-in.
Overnight in Hoi An

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Day 3:

Danang – Trip to Cham Museum & My Son Holy Land – Hoi An Walking Tour

Included:

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

Activities:

This morning, we will reach the Cham museum which is located in the real center of Danang city, and My Son Holy Land “Angkor Wat of Vietnam”. Then, we leave Danang for Hoi An to take our walking tour in the old town of Hoi An, a UNESCO-listed site.
Overnight in Hoi An

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Day 4:

Hoi An/Danang – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – Cu Chi Tunnels

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Internal airfare Danang · Hotel in Saigon

Highlights:

Cu Chi Tunnels

Activities:

This morning, we leave Hoi An for Ho Chi Minh City, or still called Saigon by a short flight. Upon arrival in Saigon, transfer to the hotel for check-in. This afternoon, we visit Cu Chi tunnels, otherwise known as the “Iron Triangle” or “Iron Land”. On our way there we will drive through pleasant countryside, rubber plantations, and rice paddies. Before entering the tunnels, we will see a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, followed by an exploration of the maze of tunnels, some of which have been widened to allow tourist access. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500lb bombs dropped by B52 bombers. Transfer you back hotel in Saigon.
Overnight in Saigon

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Day 5:

Saigon – Fly to Siem Reap, Cambodia – Angkor Temple Complex Tour

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Dinner with show · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Internal airfare Saigon-Siem Reap · Hotel in Siem Reap

Highlights:

Ta Prohm  Prasat Kravan  Srah Srang  Banteay Kdei  Ta Keo

Activities:

The exciting combo journey continues to Siem Reap via a short flight from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). On arrival at Siem Reap Airport, you are met by our guide and transferred to the hotel. This afternoon, we visit Ta Prohm, one of the area’s most beautiful temples. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Visit 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 and early 11th-century C.E, the first temple to be constructed wholly of sandstone. Buffet Dinner and enjoy Khmer Traditional Dance Show at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Siem Reap

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Day 6:

Angkor Temple Complex Tour

Included:

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

Highlights:

Angkor Thom  Angkor Wat

Activities:

Breakfast at the hotel. This morning, we visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12 century): the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, and 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.
This afternoon,  we 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.
Overnight in Siem Reap

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Day 7:

Angkor Temple Complex Tour

Included:

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

Highlights:

Banteay Srei temple  Banteay Samre  Neak Pean  Ta Som  Preah Khan Temple

Activities:

After breakfast at the hotel, this morning we visits Banteay Srei temple (10th century), regarded as the jewel in the crown of classical Khmer Art. Then continue your visit to Banteay Samre, build in the third quarter of the 12th century. It consists of a central temple with four wings preceded by a hall and accompany by two libraries, the southern example remarkably well preserved. PM We also have time today, to explore Neak Pean, a fountain built in the middle of a pool (representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake), Ta Som, built in late 12th century C.E. the most distant temple on the grand circuit, a small but classic. Preah Khan temple, Built by King Jayavarman VII. Preah Khan is, like Ta Prohm, a place of towered enclosures and shoulder-hugging corridors. Unlike Ta Prohm, however, the temple of Preah Khan is in a reasonable state of preservation and ongoing restoration efforts should maintain and even improve this situation. Overnight in Siem Reap

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Day 8:

Siem Reap Tour - Tonle Sap Lake Boat Trip

Included:

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

Highlights:

Silk Farm Les Artisans D’ Angkor the Old Market “ Phsa Chas Tonle Sap Lake

Activities:

After breakfast at the hotel, this morning, we visit Silk Farm at Puok, Western Baray & come back to visit Les Artisans D’ Angkor, home of the handicraft center, and the Old Market “ Phsa Chas”, a lively outdoor market where you will find antiquities, silver and gold jewelry, gems, silk, arms, stone, and wood carvings, as well as T-Shirts, CDs and other souvenirs.
This afternoon, we board a boat in Tonle Sap Lake, the “Great Lake” of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. Here, enjoy a brief cruise past floating villages complete with schools, restaurants, and hospitals.
Overnight in Siem Reap

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Day 9:

Siem Reap, Cambodia – Departure

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast

Highlights:

Airport transfer

Activities:

Breakfast at the hotel, free time for you to explore Siem Reap until it’s time for our driver picks up and transfers you to the airport to catch your flight back home or your next destination.