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Day 1

HANOI ARRIVAL - HANOI CITY TOUR (L/D)

Welcome to Hanoi – Vietnam!

Upon arrival flight, the tour guide & driver will be welcoming you at Noi Bai airport; it takes us 35 minutes driving to the centre of Hanoi then check-in at hotel. En-route, lunch at the local restaurant. Afternoon, let’s have an overall view of the capital by a “cyclo” visit, which will start around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, stop at Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake). Welcome dinner at the local Indian restaurant before transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.

Please note: Standard check in time is 14:00. Early check in is subject to availability of the hotel

Day 2

HANOI – TAM COC – HOA LU - HANOI (B/L/D)

A 90km drive south of Hanoi will lead you to Ninh Binh, the site of the one capital city of ancient Vietnam before Hanoi took its leading role in 11th century. The area is featured by lots of well-known sceneries, which include Tam Coc Caves and Hoa Lu ancient capital with the old temples dedicated to King Dinh & King Le reigned in 10th century. The visit in Ninh Binh starts by a boat trip in Tam Coc where spectacular limestone karsts jut out from the green paddy fields reminding about Guilin (China) and Halong Bay of Vietnam, which gives this scenery the name “Halong-bay-on-land”. Further discovery in Ninh Binh will be continued in the site that used to be the kings’ palace in 10th century and now famous for the wooden relieves of the shady Dinh and Le temples. Late afternoon back to Hanoi. Dinner at the local Indian restaurant before transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3

HANOI - HALONG - OVERNIGHT ON BOARD (B/L/D)

From Hanoi, at 8AM, head East for more than 3 hours to Halong Bay, the pride of the Gulf of Tonkin, a Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994. The road will pass by the Red River delta with green paddyfields and rural villages, where hard-work farmers are busy with their farming jobs, ploughing buffaloes or planting seedling.

Upon arrival in Halong, we’ll take a big boat to cruise the Bay to discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay, created by thousands odd-shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After a lunch of fresh seafood on board, we can visit the Surprising Grotto, stop for swimming or kayaking, passing floating villages and approach islets to enjoy their beauty in close distance. Back to the boat for dinner late afternoon. Evening attend activities on the boat or relax at your own leisure. Overnight on the boat.

Please note: the program may be little varied upon the cruise you choose. Only Vietnamese & International food available on the boat.
Today we will share the boat with other people but still have private cabin.

Day 4

HALONG – HANOI – SAIGON (B/L/D) – EVENING FLIGHT

After breakfast, visit by boat to Luon Cave, a ring-shaped pool inside an island in Halong with absolutely tranquil landscape and emerald water. Back to the Wharf of Halong passing the most densely area with many islands that have been named like the Cock-Fighting Rock, Sail Island, Incense burner rock or Sea Dog Rock. Arrive at Halong Wharf around 11.00. Return to Hanoi, then you’ll transfer to the airport for a flight to Saigon. Welcome at the airport then transfer to hotel for checking-in. Dinner at the local Indian restaurant before transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 5

SAIGON – MEKONG DELTA – SAIGON (B/L/D)

After breakfast at hotel, picked by at hotel and drive heading to My Tho the homeland of coconut and family factories with local products like coconut candy, rice paper,…

Upon arrival, embark on the boat cruising on the mighty Mekong River viewing the life to the local people live along the banks. We stop at one of 4 island in the area for sightseeing. Enjoy the fresh tropical fruits served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music at the plantation.

After that you will embark on the small boats rowed the the local people thru the small cannels with water coconut tree to visit the local factories. There you will taste the honey tea and see the local people produce the coconut candy milk and of course you also can try it or stroll in the garden where the locals feed honeybee. Then enjoy the horse-cart trip throught the tranquil road of the village. We continue getting on the big boat to visit the vast area. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant nearby Mekong River with the Elephant Ear fish.

Afternoon, drive back to Saigon with stop to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, a famous pogoda in the area that its architecture is a mix of Chinese, Cambodian, and French culture. Dinner at the local Indian restaurant before transfer back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel in Saigon.

Please note: Only normal food is available for lunch today.

Day 6

SAIGON – CU CHI TUNNELS – SAIGON (B/L/D)

Morning visit Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Beneath the ground lie 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerillas during the conflict. At its peak, prior to the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the war used to be. You even can try to crawl some dozens of m on the tunnel underground to have the real experience. Lunch at the local restaurant before transfer back to Saigon.

Afternoon, your free time for shopping in the downtown where you can choose many lovely stuff at the very reasonable price. A few places to be mentioned to visit during your shopping is Ben Thanh Market – the center and typical market of Saigon; Saigon Square where is a few minutes walking from Ben Thanh Market; An Dong Plaza and its nearby Market; or Diamond Plaza if you are seeking the high qualified and brand name goods. Dinner at the local Indian restaurant before transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 7

SAIGON – SIEM REAP (B) BY NOON FLIGHT

Breakfast at the hotel, you’ll transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for a midday flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, welcome by tour guide in Siem Reap, transfer to hotel for checking-in, then you pay a visit to West Baray Big Pond, a “baray” is a water reservoir built by the ancient Khmer people. It is time to visit Pre Rup temple for a romantic sunset view. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 8

SIEM REAP – FULL DAY ANGKOR TOUR (B/L/D)

Breakfast at hotel, 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. Last you will visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty. Giant trees have grown here for centuries. Lunch at the local Indian restaurant.

Afternoon visit 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. Dinner at the local Indian restaurant. Have funny time at bars and pubs at Angkor night market. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 9

SIEM REAP – FULL DAY ANGKOR TOUR (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we visit Small Circuit including: visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty! Giant trees have grown here for centuries and Prasat Kravan was originally constructed by noblemen rather than a king. Banteay Kdei was built in sandstone, which has deteriorated quite badly. However, there remain some very beautiful lintels and pediments. Srah Srang is a royal pool was the King's bathing pond, where he washed with his many concubines each day. Takeo - King Suryavarman I commissioned this temple in the 10th Century, but it was never completed so has no elaborate decoration like its contemporaries. It is a pyramid on 5 levels and is dedicated to Shiva. Thommanon - small attractive temple in very good condition, built at the same time as Angkor Wat. Chau Say Tevoda built during the second quarter of the 12th century opposite of Thommanon, it was dedicated to Shiva and Vishnu. Lunch at the local Indian restaurant. Afternoon overland trip to visit the highlights of the Grand Circuit including: Preah Khan - meaning The Sacred Sword, this temple was also built by Jayawarman VII and is famous for its immensely long cruciform corridors and delicate carvings. Neak Pean - This temple is a delicate highlight of Khmer art. Built by Jayavarman VII, this temple is the perfect representation of the heavens on earth. Ta Som was a small classic Bayon style monastic complex consisting of a relatively flat enclosure. East Mebon was built in the 10th Century by Rajendravarman; this temple was situated on a small island in the middle of the Oriental, or Eastern, Baray. Last visit Pre Rup was built in the 10th Century by Rajendravarman and view lovely sunset there. Dinner at the local Indian restaurant before transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap!

Day 10

SIEM REAP – DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at hotel, free leisure on own arrangement until time transfer to airport for flight onwards. End of services.

OPTIONAL: LUANG PRABANG PACKAGE 03 DAYS

Day 1

LUANG PRABANG - ARRIVAL (/-/D)

Arrival in Luang Prabang, welcome to the spiritual capital of Laos. Your private car and driver will meet you and transfer you to your hotel for check-in. Dinner at local restaurant before transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Luang Prabang

Please note: Standard check in time is 14:00. Early check in is subject to availability of the hotel

Day 2

LUANG PRABANG – PAK OU CAVES (B/L/D)

After breakfast, transfer to the nearby pier to board a private long tail boat for a scenic 2 hour ride up the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Caves. Located upstream from Luang Prabang, Pak Ou Caves, locally called Tam Ting, contains thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues crammed into two caves carved out of a towering limestone cliff. The statues range in size from a few centimeters tall to the size of a human, and the view from the mouth of the cave provides sweeping scenes of the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers. The caves are also a destination for local pilgrimages, especially during the Lao New Year period of Pii Mai. After visiting the caves, return downstream to Luang Prabang. You might like to stop along the way back at Ban Xang Hay, a village that specializes in making rice wine. The city tour begins in the afternoon with your guide who will enable you to learn more about this town registered on the World Heritage Patrimony List since 1995.

Your tour starts at the former Royal Palace, now the National Museum. Your walk continues to Wat Mai, a temple renowned for its golden bas-relief. During Pimai, the Lao New Year, the Prabang normally housed in the Royal Palace Museum is brought and put on public display in this temple. Next, walk to Wat Sensoukarahm, built in 1718 it has a beautiful dazzling golden façade. Finish with a visit to the most photographed temple, Wat Xieng Thong. Located at the end of the peninsula, close to the Mekong, this temple was built in 1560 by King Setthathirat while the library was added in 1828.

At the end of the day, climb the 328 steps to the top of Mount Phousi to enjoy a panoramic view of the city and the surrounding countryside. Return to your hotel via a stroll through the evening hill tribe market, where you may find plenty of local souvenirs to buy such as handicrafts and textiles. Dinner at the local restaurant before transfer back to the hotel. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 3

LUANG PRABANG – DEPARTURE (B/-/-)

After your breakfast, your private car and driver will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your departure.

Please note: Hotel Check-out time is around 12.00.


LAND TOUR PACKAGE PRICE IN USD PER PERSON:

Land tour package
without airfare
6-9pax
(USD/person)
10-14pax
(USD/person)
15-19pax
(USD/person)
Single
Supplement
3-star package 272 244 221 86
4-star package 314 288 265 125

Service included:

  • Private transportation in private air-conditioned
  • Accommodation in TWN/DBL/TPL share with daily breakfast at hotel
  • Private boat trip as stated in above sights
  • Stationed English speaking guide
  • Admission fee to indicated sights
  • Meals as mentioned in the local restaurant.
  • 2 bottles of drinking water per day during the tour
  • 2 cold towels per day during the tour

Hotel list:

IV. QUOTATION

1. Quotation in USD per person

Land tour
without airfare
6-9pax
(USD/person)
10-14pax
(USD/person)
15-19pax
(USD/person)
Single
Supplement
3-star package 808 775 730 321
4-star package 860 827 783 373

Supplement for Visa Letter (Single Entry): USD 20/person (Excluded Visa stamp fee USD 25/person at the airport)

Visa fast track: USD 15/person (Not compulsory but highly recommend)

Supplement for airfare (subject to change):

Supplement for cruise dinner: USD 17/person (Indian catering – Set menu)

Supplement for dinner with belly dance show: USD 18/person (included one soft drink)

2. Land Package Coverage

Inclusion

  • Accommodations based on DBL/TWN/TPL with daily breakfast (or similar)
  • Private transportation by air-conditional vehicle
  • Local English speaking guides
  • Meals are mentioned in the itinerary
  • Non private junk in Ha Long bay
  • Boat trip in Mekong Delta
  • Waters during tour day (02 bottles 500ml/day)
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.

Exclusion

  • Visa on arrival
  • Any flight does not mentioned and international tax
  • Early check-in and late check-out
  • Other meals, drinks, tips and personal expenses and others
  • Any service not clearly mentioned in the program

3. Accommodations Details

Location 3-star hotels 4-star hotels
Hanoi Quoc Hoa Hotel
Deluxe room
Flower Garden Hotel
ROH
Ha Long cruise Phoenix Cruise
Deluxe cabin
Grayline Cruise
Deluxe cabin
Saigon Liberty Park View
Deluxe room
Aristo Saigon Hotel
Premier deluxe room
Siemreap Angkor Holiday Hotel
Superior Room
Central Boutique Angkor Hotel
Boutique Room
Somadevi Angkor Hotel
Superior/Deluxe Room
Cheathata Suites Hotel
Studio Suite Room
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