Haong Bay
 
Hue
 
Angkor Siemreap
Royal palace-Phnom Penh
 
Angkor Wat. Siemreap
 
Angkorwat Budda
 
Wat Sene- LuangPrabang
 
National Museum
 
The great Stupa ThatLuang
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

ST- IN 01 : Travel from VietNam to Laos and Cambodia
( 18days/17 nights ) starting from Hanoi - Vietnam

 

All the highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos on the Indochinese peninsula in a 18-day tour

 

Day 1 - Arrival Saigon ( D )
Meet at Tan Son Nhat international airport. Transfer to hotel. Short city tour. Dinner on floating restaurant on Sai Gon River. Night in Ho Chi Minh City


Day 2 - Saigon - Mekong - Mytho ( B, L, D )
Drive to visit My Tho Town in Tien Giang Province, one of 11 provinces in the Mekong Delta. Boat trip on Mekong River to visit farmer's house and garden. Lunch on an islet in the river. Visit bee-raising farm, coconut-candy enterprise. Drive back to Hochiminh City. Stop at Long An Town to visit a CaoDai Temple, a strange religion in the South of Vietnam. Night in Hochiminh City.


Day 3 - Hochiminh city tour – Danang City ( B, L, D ) By Flight
Am : Visit Reunification Palace and War Museum. Cathedral, BenThanh Market, Dong Khoi Street for shopping. Lunch to be arranged in nice restaurant. Take flight VN 245( 18h40 -20h00 ) to Danang. Pick up and transfer to Hoian Town. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Hoian.


Day 4 : Hoian - Danang - Hue ( B, L, D )

Transfer to Danang -Hue . visit Marble Mountain and enjoying sea/sun bathing in China beach. Spend time in taking photograph from HaiVan Pass (the pass of Sea and Cloud) LangCo beach enroute. Dinner in Hue with Hue specialty. Pick up and transfer to hotel.


Day 5: Hue- Hanoi ( B, L, D ) By Flight
Am : Boat trip to visit ThienMu Pagoda, TuDuc & KhaiDinh Tom tomb. Visit Imperial Citadel in the afternoon. The tour ends by shopping at Dongba Market . Transfer to the airport for flight to Hanoi VN 246 ( 18h35 - 20h45 ). Pick up and tranfer to hotel. Dinner at the restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

 

Day 6 : Hanoi – Hoalu - Tamcoc ( B, L, D )

AM : depart to Hoalu, considered as the Bay of " Halong bay in Land ", famous for the beauty of its landscapes, cruising on boat through the rice paddies in Tamcoc surrounded by high cliffs and explore the pagodas inside the caves and Bich Dong temple. Return to Hanoi. Dinner at restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7 :Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi ( B, L, D )
Am : 7h30 Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. depart to Halong Bay. 11h00 arrive Halong. Boat trip (about 5hrs), visit THIEN CUNG & DAU GO caves. 16h00 back to Hanoi. 19hh00 Arrive Hanoi. Diner at the restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.


Day 8 : Hanoi City tour ( B, L, D )
AM : 8h00 Visit Ngoc Son temple, coach trip along the Hanoi Old Quarters, pass by Dong Xuan market then continue to the Old Citadel. Stop for visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum, One Pillar Pagoda. Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda. Lunch. PM : After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum, continue to visit the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. Enjoy Water Pupet Show. Overnight at hotel.


Day 9 : Hanoi - Vientiane ( B, L, D ) By Flight
On arrival at Wattay Airport by VN840 , you are met and transferred to our centrally located hotel. A city tour acquaints us with the major sights of the capital. We visit the sacred Wat Sisaket the oldest temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxai Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph, sunset by Mekong riverside. Overnight in Vientiane.

 

Day 10: Vientiane - LuangPrabang ( B, L, D ) By Flight
A short morning flight to Luang Prabang, which is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in South East Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. On arrival, we start seeing the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun, the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai, we then climb up to the top of Phousi Hill for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore Street Night bazaar, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

 

Day 11 :LuangPrabangPak Ou Caves LuangPrabang ( B, L, D )
After breakfast, we enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represent the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple. We then embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xang Hai, where they make the local rice wine. On return, we also have time visiting Ban Xangkhong, Ban Xienglek, villages of Jute Sar paper hand making, known for its hand made paper quality. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

 

Day 12 : LuangPrabang - Khoangsi Water Fall ( B, L, D )
Breakfast; this morning you may want to rise early and participate in the daily early morning ritual of saffron-clad monks with their black alms bowls being given offerings from the local people, including the ubiquitous sticky rice. From there you will visit the morning Phosi Market where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit the pottery villages of Lao Loum at Ban Xom and Ban Thapene drive to the beautiful Khouangsi waterfall where you can splash around in the pools or walk along the forest paths, return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon and continue to Ban Phanom, a well known weaving village, return to the city by late evening for observing the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath. Overnight in Luang Prabang .

 

Day 13 : LuangPrabang - Vientiane ( B, L, D ) By Flight
The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign, and the Central market are not to be missed. Today, we visit these sights before catching a flight back to Vientiane. After checking into hotel, we transfer out to see the Buddha Park, a blend of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures created by mystical monk on parkland located by the Mekong River and the impressive Friendship Bridge. A view of the spectacular sunset over the Mekong River is perfect way to finish the day. Overnight in Vientiane.

 

Day 14 : Vientiane - Siemreap ( B, L, D ) By Flight
After breakfast, we visit the Morning Market, and the weaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong (if time permits). The tour ends after your transfer to Wattay Airport or Friendship Bridge for departure.

 

Day 15 : Siemreap ( B, L, D )
Arrive in the morning – meet with guide for transfer to hotel. The same morning tour to Rolous Group including Preah Ko, Bakong, Lo Lei. Afternoon tour to Small Circuit including Prasat Kravan, Banteay Kdei, Srah Srang, Ta Prohm, Takeo, Thommanon, Chau Say Tevoda. Overnight Siem Reap.

 

Day 16 : Siemreap – Angkor Wat ( B, L, D )
Early morning, view sunrise at Angkor Wat. Transfer to hotel for breakfast. The same morning, tour to South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphoun, Terrace of the Elephants, Terrace of the Leper King. Afternoon visit the World Seventh Wonder of the Magical temple City of Angkor Wat and view sunset at Phnom Bakheng. Overnight Siem Reap.

 

Day 17 : Siemreap ( B, L, D )
Morning visit Grand Circuit including Pre Rup, East Mebon, Ta Som, Neak Pean, Preah Khan, Baksei Chamkrong and South Gate of Angkor Thom. Afternoon boat trip on Great Lake Tonle Sap and visit floating village and view sunset at Phnom Krom. Overnight Siem Reap.

 

Day 18: Departure ( B )
Free at leisure or additional Siem Reap sightseeing until transfer for departure.

Rate in USD per person - valid 31Oct 2005

Currency Converter

 - Number of Persons -

Class

 2-3

 4-5

6-9

15+1

Single Sup

2 stars

2392

1967

1771

1632

370

3 stars

2519

2079

1874

1760

495

4 stars

2865

2447

2285

2032

800

5-4 stars

3455

3084

2863

2755

1480

 

Accommodation offering in this trip: ( click to see hotel )

Cities

2 stars

3 stars

4 stars

5 stars

Hanoi

Halong

Hue

Hoian

Saigon

Siemreap

Pansea

Vientiane

Inter

Dokmaideng

Villa Santi

Xieng Keo

LuangPrabang

Haysoke

Sala Prabang

Novotel

Lao Plaza

 

Tour Cost includes:

- Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
- Full meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- International flight : Hanoi - Vientiane, Vientiane - Siemreap

- 2 domestic flights with airport taxes : Hanoi - Danang , Hue - Hochiminh

- Laos domestic flights with airport taxes : Vientiane - LuangPrabang - Vientiane

- English or French - speaking guide
- Full Entrance fees.

- Private Boat trip in Halong Bay, Perfume River, Nhatrang, Tiengiang river in Mytho

- Private Boat in MeKong in Laos and Tonlesap in Cambodia.

- Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; ( AC room)

 

Tour Cost excludes:
- International Airport taxes ( Vietnam 12USD, Laos 12 USD, Cambodia 25USD )

- Visas to Vietnam

- Visa to Laos ( 30 $ for Visa on arrival )

- Visa Cambodia (25 $ for Visa on arrival )

- Travel insurance; tips; personal expenses, emergency transfers

Trip Summary :

Where:

Trip starts in Hanoi and ends in Siemreap -Cambodia

When:

All year round;

Grade:

Moderate to Strenous;

Accommodation:

Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),

Transport:

Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,

Meals:

As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

 

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