Vietnam Highlights And Angkor Wat

14 days / 13 nights

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Overview

Located in South East Asia, Vietnam and Cambodia are lovely little countries with beautiful landscapes. Exploring the beauty of the country with its people and culture should be done once in a lifetime. Angkor Wat, the World Unesco Heritage Site, must see.

Trip code: IND0004VNKH14D

Destination: Vietnam - Cambodia

Itinerary

Arrive in Hanoi - Noi Bai International Airport. You will be met at the airport by your English speaking guide and transfer to your hotel in downtown Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Distance        Noi Bai Airport – Hanoi Central: 30 km for 50 minute transfer

08:00 A.m: We will visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum & Museum, the One Pillar Pagoda,The French colonial Styled Presidential Palace and the historical Temple of Literature, the first university of VietNam, built in 1070 in honor of confucius

In the afternoon we will see the Museum of Ethnology then we will attend a traditional Water Puppet show. This art originates from rural festivals in Vietnam. The artists – men and women – stand waist deep in the water to manipulate the puppets, making them move about, talk and laugh and even dance on the surface of the water. The audience is meant to experience the atmosphere of a village festival. Then visit Hoan Kiem Lake (The Restored Sword Lake) and the Ngoc Son Temple, which is on an island in the northern part of the lake. We will enjoy a Cyclo tour along the narrow streets of the Old Quarter of Hanoi. The Old Quarter includes 36 old streets with each name representative of the type of merchandise sold in it.

Overnight in Ha Noi.

Note: Please kindly take note that Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (the inside) will be opened only in the morning. It will be closed every Monday and Friday. Besides the outside of Ho chi Minh Mausoleum, you can still visit Ba Dinh square, Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s House on stilt, One pillar pagoda as normal. Museum of Ethnography also closed every Monday.

After breakfast, 7:45 A.m drive to Halong Bay (3,5 hours), a UNESCO World Heritage site. Whoever comes to Vietnam should not miss the chance to visit Halong Bay, a picturesque blend of harmonious transition between the mountains and the sea.

Halong Bay is in the Bac Bo (Tonkin) gulf and stretches over an area of 1,500 km2 with three thousand green islands that look like jewels. Upon arrival at the harbor we will embark on a junk. We will enjoy tour visit Ha Long as mentioned program on cruise for 2 days 1 nihgts.

Overnight on the junk.

Distance         Halong –Hanoi: 165km for 4 hour transfer included breaktime on the way

After gazing at the sunrise, you will navigate through the numerous oddly shaped limestone outcrops. Stop by a cove for a panoramic view of Halong Bay. Have a brunch on boat

Then transfer back to Hanoi

Overnight in Hanoi

Transfer to the airport of Ha noi where you take a short flight to Hue 

Arrive in Hue. You will be met at the airport by your Spain speaking guide and transfer to your hotel for check in

Overnight in Hue

08:00 am.  In the morning, you will visit the Forbidden Purple city or Imperial Citadel, where the Nguyen dynasty ruled from 1802 to 1945. After that, you proceed to take a morning boat on the romantic Perfume river with stop overs at the Thien Mu pagoda, Minh Mang and Tu Duc tombs.

In the afternoon, you will enjoy the scenic ride from Hue to Hoi An. Upon arrival, you will have free time to stroll around the ancient town of Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.

Distance:        Hue centre- Hoi An: 150 km <=> 3 hour transfer

Hoi An Free Day (Hotel Only, No Service)

After breakfast, you will go to Da Nang airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh – Tan Son Nhat International Airport. You will be met at the airport by your Spain speaking guide and transfer to your hotel in downtown Ho Chi Minh

In the afternoon, we will visit  Notre Dame Cathedral (1877-1883) right on the square and the beautiful French-style Post Office (1886-1891), with its glass canopy and iron structure designed by Gustave Eiffel. . Then, continue to Cholon, the Chinese quarter, and discover the Thien Hau Pagoda, build by the Cantonese congregation in the 19th century.  Free time to explore on your own, or for shopping.

Overnight in Saigon.

Distance:        Hoi An- Da Nang Airport: 30 km< => 1 hour transfer

                        Tan Son Nhat airport – Ho Chi Minh City centre: 10 km <=> 30 minute transfer

08:00 A.m, departure to the small town of Cu Chi, located 35 km from Saigon (1h30), an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence.

Visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnel Network which became legendary during the 1960s for its role in facilitating Viet Cong control of a large rural area. At its height, the tunnel system stretched from the South Vietnamese capital to the Cambodian border; in the district of Cu Chi alone, there were over 250 km of tunnels. The network, parts of which were several stories deep, included innumerable trapdoors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapon’s factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. The tunnels of Cu Chi were built over a period of 25 years beginning in the late 1940s.

Return to Saigon for an afternoon at leisure to stroll around the city

Distance         Saigon Central – Cu Chi Tunnel: 70 km à 2 hour transfer

After a breakfast, 08:00 A.m, Driver and guide pick up and transfer to My Tho

On arrival. We will Take a river boat for a cruise along the river banks te see 4 islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle and Phoenix which are belong to My Tho and Ben Tre City.

Across the river to Thoi Son island ( Unicorn) to visit fruit gardens, coconut candy worshop. Enjoy 5 sorts of fresh fruits and Mekong traditional music show. Explore the natural canal by rowing boat ,where has more water coconut palm trees than other places in the country.

Take a land trip by horse-carrage to travel in a small village to see fruit garden to fruit garden and the people’s life .  visit orchid flower and honey bee gardens where you enjoy pure honey with hot tea and fruit sweets and banana wine. 

Visiting the Mekong Organic Garden, the visitors will see how to do gardening where is tropical fruit gardens was built from the rice paddies and waterways acting around the island. Visit organic garden where visitors can pick longan fruits, coconut,  learn how do fishing, cooking Mekong local cakes

Next Boat trip crossing Mekong river to Phung Island to see coconut, grapefruit garden. Visit an ancient house, which is 150 years old.

Boat trip  back My Tho city boat station then transfer to Can Tho

Overnight in Can Tho

Distance         Saigon Central – My Tho: 75km for 02  hour transfer

After breakfast, we transfer to Cai Rang  Floating market – one of the most specific markets of the Southwest, the people sell fruits and agricultural products of the whole region.

The floating markets of Can Tho, Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating market, are famous for its everyday trading. Many local products are sold here and in particular a large variety of fruits, some of which you might have never seen before. There are small boats offering all kinds of snacks and local soups from which you can get your early breakfast. It is 16 km to Cai Rang floating market and around 32 kilometres to get to Phong Dien floating market from Can Tho pier. During the tours you will have the chance to see the nature of the Mekong delta and if you are lucky some wild animals.

After lunch, we transfer back to Sai Gon

Overnight in Sai Gon

Welcome to Siem Reap Airport by English speaking guide.

Then continue to visit Floating Villages of Chong Khneas, located 15 kilometers south of Siem Reap. Take a ride in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia and the largest in Asia. Here you’ll see plenty of examples of the Khmer way of life on the Tonle Sap and Wat Bo.

NO Lunch & Dinner and Overnight in Siem Reap.

Visit and then star to explore South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor, 3km2 walled and moated royal city and was the last capital of the Angkorian Empire, The famous Bayon Temple was an architectural muddle, in part because it was constructed in a somewhat piecemeal fashion for over a century. Terrace of the Elephants is an impressive, two and a half meter tall, 300 meter long terrace wall adorned with carved elephants and gradual that spans the heart of Angkor Thom in front of Baphuon - huge temple mountain in the heart of Angkor Thom, Royal Palace Area and Phimeanakas - impressive rite and sandstone pyramid. Terrace of the Leper King is at the north end of the Terrace of the Elephants, a double terrace wall with deeply carved nag as, demons and other mythological beings

Visit Afternoon visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty! Giant trees have grown here for centuries and Angkor Wat temple, the founder of the temple was Suryavarman II who reined Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century to dedicate to the Hindu God Vishnu. The plan of the pyramidal conception of the temple combined with spaces, alleys, ditches is an ancient masterpiece of architectural design and construction.

One hour foot massage

NO Lunch & Dinner and Overnight in Siem Reap.

Breakfast at Hotel

Transfer to Siem Reap International airport for flight departure to next destination.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in the category chosen or similar (subject to availability) based on double/twin sharing with daily breakfast: 03 nights in Hanoi, 01 night in Ha Long, 1 night in Hue, 02 nights Hoi An , 04 nights in Sai Gon, 01 night in Phnom Penh, 02 nights in Siem Reap
  • Meals as mentioned in the program. B: 14 Breakfast, L: 03 Lunch (01 Lunch on cruise, 01 Lunch in My Tho, 01 Lunch in Can Tho), D: 01 Dinner, Br : 01 Brunch on cruise.
  • All local boat rentals as mentioned in the program.
  • Transfer from and to the airports by private vehicle with A/C. Transportation by private vehicle with A/C.
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program. Mineral Water (01 bottle/pax/day)
  • Local English speaking guide(s) in Vietnam.
  • Insurance covering covid treatment with the liability of USD 10,000
  • 01 FOC in ½ Twin room for group of 16pax onward (excluding internal airfares and visas).

Exclusions

  • Late check out or Early check in
  • International flight/ Domestic flight tickets and airport taxes.
    All internal/ regional flight tickets in economy class with/without departure tax (? USD/Pax).
  • Visa fee upon arrival in Vietnam (25 USD for one 1 month or 3 month single entry visa). (Vietnam visa authorization letter (15 USD/ pax). Visa fee upon arrival in Cambodia (30 USD/ pax).
  • Tips & personal expenses. Personal insurance. Any service not clearly mentioned in the program.

Accommodation

First : 3-Star Hotel

Superior : 4-Star Hotel

Deluxe : 5-Star Hotel

Important Info

PRICE IN USD PER PAX (in a private tour for a group of 2-6 adults)

IMPORTANT INFO


Cancellation Policy


1. Cancellations must be advised by email / fax

2. The cancellation fees will apply:
  • Cancelation 30 days prior to arrival date: USD 50 per person will be charged.
  • Cancelation from 20 days to 30 days prior to arrival date: 30% of total invoice amount will be charged
  • Cancelation from 10 days to 20 days prior to arrival date: 50% of total invoice amount will be charged
  • Cancelation less than 10 days prior to arrival date or no-show: 100% of total invoice invoice amount will be charged

Refund Policy

If tour participants buy additional services which are not included in their program, the service fee will be charged on spot.
If tours participants cancel some services and / or portion of the tour program at their will during the trip, reimbursements shall not be made for these unused services and /or portions.
If in the course of the trip, an illness or mishap befalls a tour participant that entails extra services and /or medical attention arranged by company, all the related additional costs shall be defrayed by the participant himself or herself on the spot.

From

$831/Pax

Applied for group 26-30 persons