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If you want to get beyond the superficial, this trip will take you deep into the Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotian cultural heritages. From ancient Vang Vieng to the lost kingdom located at Angkor Wat, from Hue and Hoi An to Angkor Wat, where you can discover thousands of temples of varying sizes, you will have a great chance to see Indochina's Heritage sites outside of the cities of Hanoi, Saigon, and Vientiane. To put it simply, you're embarking on the trip of a lifetime.
Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi City tour (B/L/D)
Day 3: Hanoi Halong Bay (B/L/D)
Day 4: Halong Bay - Hue (B/L/D)
Day 5: Hue Imperial Citadel (B/L/D)
Day 6: Hue - Hoi An (B/L/D)
Day 7: Hoi An ancient town (B)
Day 8: Hoi An - My Son (B, L, D)
Day 9: Hoi An - Sai Gon (B/L/D)
Day 10: Sai Gon (B/L/D)
Day 11: Saigon Cooking Class (B/L/D)
Day 12: Mekong Delta (B/L/D)
Day 13: Mekong Delta (B/L/D)
Day 14: Mekong Delta - Phnompenh (B/L/D)
Day 15: Phnompenh (B/L/D)
Day 16: Phnompenh (B/L/D)
Day 17: Phnompenh - Siem Reap (B/L/D)
Day 18: Siem Reap (B/L/D)
Day 19: Siem Reap (B/L/D)
Day 20: Siem Reap - Viantiane (B/L/D)
Day 21: Vientiane (B/L/D)
Day 22: Vientiane - Vang Vieng (B/L/D)
Day 23: Vang Vienng (B/L/D)
Day 24: Vang Vieng - Luang Prabang (B/L/D)
Day 25: Luang Prabang (B/L/D)
Day 26: Luang Pra Bang (B/L/D)
Day 27: Departure Luang Prabangg (B)
What is included in the tour
• 25 nights at all 4 star hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
• 01-night Luxury Cruise in Halong Bay
• Private transportation throughout the tour
• English-speaking Senior tour guide/Leader
• All domestic on-tour flights
• Guided sightseeing per program
• All entrance and visiting fees
• Other meals if included in the program
• Daily 2 Bottles of water served during the tour
• All taxes and service charges
• Visa to Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
• International flights to Vietnam
• All personal travel and medical insurance
• Daily personal expenses, laundry
• 120USD Surcharges for Each Christmas and New Year Gala Dinner
• Gratuities to porters, tour guides, and drivers
Luang Prabang, Laos
A lifelong hobbyist, Man has extensive skill producing a wide range of Vietnamese dishes, despite having never formally studied gastronomy. Man always does a fantastic job in the kitchen, and his classmates always rave about his food at their reunions. He also has a strong desire to spread the word wherever he goes.
Man served as the Indochina Leader for those significant Saga tours from 2006 to 2012, during which time he received high praise from both clients and the company’s tour management.
A representative will meet you at Noi Bai Airport and help you with any necessary customs and immigration procedures.
A representative will be waiting for you at the arrivals gate to help you get your Vietnam visa stamped and clear immigration quickly. you will be escorted out of the terminal by a representative who will help you get your bags. Once you’ve collected your bags the Airport Representative will escort you outside to meet your Senior Tour Guide from Asia Travel Mates.
After meeting with your guide, you will ride in a private vehicle to your accommodation. About 45 minutes of driving time is required to reach Hanoi center city.
There is free time for your own relaxation in your hotel.
Full-day sightseeing in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Begin your exploration of Ho Chi Minh’s legacy at his mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square. Then visit the stunning Temple of Literature, Hanoi’s first and oldest institution, and a tribute to the Chinese philosopher Confucius. Enjoy the grounds and take in the sights. Stop by a local cafe at the end of the day to watch a demonstration of how to prepare “egg coffee,” a local specialty of Hanoi, and then sample some for yourself.
Morning departing for Halong Bay, we go through the scenic countryside. The wondrous Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Check in at 12:00 at noon and embark on a junk boat for an exploration of the legendary Halong Bay. This exciting cruise will provide us with a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water. The limestone karst formations are littered with beaches, grottoes, and beautiful caves. Along the way, we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. Stay overnight on the Junk Cruise.
Waking up and having breakfast served onboard. Continue cruising around the bay. Have brunch before disembarking and the van will pick you up at the pier and transfer you back to Hanoi. Stop en route to refresh and then you will be transferred directly to the airport to catch the late afternoon flight to Hue. Another local tour guide will greet and meet you upon arrival and transfer to the hotel in Hue. Overnight at your hotel in Hue City.
Hue served as Vietnam’s capital under the emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945 and the city’s regal past can still be seen inside the walls of the Citadel and the Imperial City. Both were heavily damaged during the Tet Offensive of 1968 when the Hue served as Vietnam’s capital under the emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945 and the city’s regal past can still be seen inside the walls of the Citadel and the Imperial City. Touring the ancient Imperial Citadel
This morning we drive to Hoi An, we will cross Hai Van Pass where you will have a magnificent view of the Eastern Sea. Stop at Lang Co to have a break. Visit the fascinating Cham Museum and the Marble Mountains en route to charming Hoi An. Known as Faifo to early Western traders, Hoi An Ancient Town is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site. At leisure for the rest of the time. Overnight at a hotel in Hoi An.
In the morning, you will enjoy a walking tour with the first stop at the busy fish and vegetable market and then we will go through the Old Quarters to see the town’s landmarks of the Japanese Covered Bridge, ancient Assembly Hall, and Phuc Kien Temple. Hoi An is well known for souvenir shopping with great prices and also famous for its large number of tailor shops, so if you want to get a cloth tailor-made to measure, this is the time to do it. Afternoon, Free time at your own leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.
Free time at your own leisure in the morning, or just finish your personal shopping in this well-known town.
Later in the afternoon there is and transfer to Da Nang City Airport and we will take a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City, which is formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is a sprawling metropolis that is home to over 10 million people and a fast-paced city full of contrasts as street vendors selling fruit and vegetables can be seen next to glitzy western-style bars and boutiques.
Overnight at a hotel in Saigon.
Our city tour will help you to see the best of Saigon. In the morning we visit the historic Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum, followed by the architectural treats of French colonial Notre Dame Cathedral and the Post Office.
In the afternoon, we drive to Cu Chi district, 50 km to the Northwest of Saigon City. On arrival watch a video presentation on the construction of the tunnels before making your way into the tunnels. Here you can spend around an hour exploring the maze of tunnels and also view the various mantraps on display and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500-pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. This unique experience gives a fascinating insight into what underground life in the war must have been like. The return journey to Ho Chi Minh City. Free time at leisure or shopping at Ben Thanh Market nearby. Overnight at your hotel in Saigon city.
Your private tour of Angkor Wat starts from the South Gate of Angkor Thom City. Explore the centerpiece of the ancient city, The Bayon. The Bayon is known for its decorative Khmer temple and its distinctive features are the serene and massive stone faces that tower around the central peak. Your tour continues with visits to Baphuon temple, the Royal Enclosure, and Phimeanakas as well as the Terrace of Elephants and Terrace of Leper Kings. Enjoy lunch in front of Angkor Wat before entering this magnificent temple – easily the most famous and best-preserved of all structures within the Complex. Enjoy most of the afternoon here to watch the sunset over the Angkor before heading back to Siem Reap. Overnight at your hotel in Siem Reap.
In the morning, you will continue your temple visits. Included are Prasat Kravan, Srah Srang, Banteay Kdei, Eastern Mebon, and the “Mountain Temple” of Pre Rup. In the afternoon, transfer to the archaeological site and continue to the temple tour. Visit Ta Prohm, one of the most beautiful temples in the area – The Buddhist monastic complex of Ta Prohm is one of the largest sites at Angkor. Having been left untouched by archaeologists, this Bayon-style temple is ethereal in aspect. Stone pillars and tree roots intertwine in this impressive complex. Ta Prohm has been left relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery, then, visit Takeo, Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda temples.
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