Day 01: Ho Chi Minh arrival
Upon your arrival in Ho Chi Minh, our guide will welcome you for your hotel transfer. Enjoy the first dining experience with traditional Vietnamese food in a fine restaurant.
Day 02: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta
Start your day with a scenic journey to the hub of Mekong delta where the garden houses, traditional work of making rice cake, coconut candy provides you an authentic experience of this area.
Relax with a “ xe loi” ride in the exotic streets of Ph An and An Khanh before settle your night in a typical Mekong house.
Day 03: Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh
Travel through the zig-zag channel to witness local life, relax with a boat ride on Mekong River. Our highlight of this day is the cultural interaction with local peasants and artisans.
Day 04: Ho Chi Minh city tour – Hanoi
A full day city tour will lead you through the famous Reunification palace, Saigon Nortre Dames and Central Post. After that, we will explore Jade Emperor Temple and China Town.
Taking a flight to Hanoi.
Enjoy a fascinating water puppet show.
Day 05: Hanoi – Halong Bay
This morning, we head to Halong Bay with 4 hour drive through the developing part of Vietnam. Upon our arrival in Halong Bay, we will board a traditional junk to set sail into the island net of Halong.
Followed by a visit to one of the biggest caves that reflects the legend of “ Descending Dragon”.
Rest and relax while the sunset glides down to the sea.
Day 06: Halong Bay – Hanoi
This morning will be our focus of the day with different activities ranging from Tai Chi lesson to visiting floating village and kayaking in the most awesome coves of Halong.
As the boat stops by the pier, we will return to Hanoi for your refreshment.
Day 07: Hanoi city tour – Luang Prabang
Our Hanoi city tour will cover the most outstanding monuments in the city : temple of literature, Museum of Art, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
Embarking a flight to the Unesco city of Luang Prabang.
Day 08: Luang Prabang city tour
Rise up in the peace of Luang Prabang. Set off your day to National Museum, once known as Royal Palace. Afterward, we visit Wat Mai and Wat Sensoukarahm, the two famous religious sites in the city.
Conclude your morning by dropping by Wat Xieng Thong.
This afternoon, you are invited to rest or take an optional tours to the temples of Wat Sisoun, Wat Aham and traditional art & ethnology centre.
Sunset with panoramic view to the city will be your moment of this day.
Day 09: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou cave
Pak Ou is a big religious site located by the river of Mekong with many Buddha statues. This morning, we will take a boat trip to visit the cave and witness the beautiful nature.
In the afternoon, we will enjoy a pleasant bike tour to villages where local people make handicrafts.
Day 10: Luang Prabang – Kuang Sii Waterfall
Today, we will enjoy a scenic drive to visit Kuang Sii waterfall, known as the most beautiful of its types in Luang Prabang. After that, we will take some intimate visit to local villages of Hmong tribes.
Here, traditional work of making silks is the highlight of your visit.
Day 11: Luang Prabang – Siem Reap
A short flight from Luang Prabang will take you to Siem Reap, the realm of temples and awesome history.
Our sightseeing covers: Rolous Group, Taprohm and other temples.
The highlight of this day is the sunset inside Angkor.
Day 12: Angkor Temples
Enjoy your first breakfast in this city at hotel, This morning we visit the ancient Khmer civilization site of Hariharalaya which flourished in the late 9th and earlier 10th centuries. That is the Rolous group included 3 temples Lo Lei, Preah Koh, and Bakhong Temples.We will enjoy a very traditional Lunch with the local family and then we will continue to drive to the rural outskirt 35km from Angkor area to visit the smallest, but magnificent, Banteay Srei built in the 10th Century and dedicated to Shiva. Later afternoon, we will get back to Siem Reap. On the way back, we will visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive reliefs depicting scenes of Vishnu as well as Krishna legends.
Day 13: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake
Breakfast at hotel, drive to Banteay Srei, it is also one of the most beautiful. Built in 967 AD by Jayavarman V’s guru, it showcases the most exquisite, deep and complex carvings in all Khmer architecture and on the way back visit to Preah Khan.Late afternoon, we will visit to Floating Village and take an excursion in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the “Great Lake” of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. We will see the Sunset on the food of Phnom Krom.
Day 14: Siem Reap departure
Rest at your leisure until our driver come to pick you up for your departure flight.
A fascinating tour to enjoy the nature of Myanmar while travel on the elephant`s back. The tour is designed for those who love animal and wish to stay relaxing in a very peaceful way.
TRIP IN BRIEF:
Tour type: private tour – can be customized
Trip Duration: 14 days 13 nights
Tour Operate: Year Round/ Upon request
Start: Ho Chi Minh ( Vietnam) Finish: Siem Reap ( Cambodia)
Activities: sightseeing/ relaxation
Day 01: Ho Chi Minh arrival ( D)
Day 02: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta (B)
Day 03: Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh (B)
Day 04: Ho Chi Minh city tour – Hanoi (B)
Day 05: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B)
Day 06: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B0
Day 07: Hanoi city tour – Luang Prabang (B)
Day 08: Luang Prabang city tour (B)
Day 09: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou cave (B)
Day 10: Luang Prabang – Kuang Sii Waterfall (B)
Day 11: Luang Prabang – Siem Reap (B)
Day 12: Angkor Temples (B)
Day 13: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake (B)
Day 14: Siem Reap departure (B)
|– Visa arrangements for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
– English speaking guides in different countries
– Regional flights between countries and domestic flights
– Meals indicated in the itinerary
B= breakfast, L = Lunch, D = dinner
– Transportation with air conditioning
– Entrance fees
– Water and tissues
– Hotel rooms based on twin/ double sharing
– Boat trip where applied
– Cyclo trip where applied
|– Visa fees
– International flights
– Meals not indicated in the itinerary
– Personal expenses
– Drinks during the meal