1 - Arrival Hochiminh city ( 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 )
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 -
Hoian ( B, L ) 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.
4: Hoian (B,L )
Visit Hoian - an old trading town, some 30km
from Danang. Visit Hoian: Japanese Covered Bridge, TanKy Old
house, Assembly Hall Chinese. PhucKien Pagoda, Hoian Museum
and Market. Lunch and dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Hoian.
5: Hoian - Danang - Hue ( B, L )
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 6: Hue- Hanoi ( B, L ) By
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
7: Hanoi – Hoalu - Tamcoc ( B, L )
: depart to Hoalu - Ninhbinh, 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
8 : Hanoi - Halong Bay - CatBa islands (B, L )
Driver to HaLong Bay, 180km to the North-East of Hanoi, one
of the World's Natural Heritage. It takes you 3,5 hour for
driving. Boat trip on the bay (5 hours) to visit typical islands
and caves. Lunch on boat. Enjoy the landscape of the immense
bay with 5,000 islets. Bathing at a beach at The Titop Islet.
Check in hotel in CatBa islands. Dinner and night at Cat Ba
9: Catba islands - Haiphong city - Hanoi (B, L )
Drive to visit Cat Ba National Park. Bathing at Cat Co Beach.
Lunch at the restaurant . Then Get hydrofoil to HaiPhong City
during 90 minutes. Arrive Haiphong city. Pick up aand transfer
back to Hanoi. Dinner and night in Hanoi.
10: Hanoi City tour ( B, L )
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.
11: Hanoi - Van Phuc Silk Village - LuangPrabang ( B, L )
AM : 8h00 Pick up from your hotel to VAN PHUC, a silk village,
drive back to Hanoi. Lunch.
Transfer to the airport for the 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.
Check in hotel. Night in Luang Prabang.
12: LuangPrabang (
B, L, D )
Breafast at hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved
traditional city in Southeast 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.We visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the
shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; we then climb up to the top of
Mount Phousi to explore the sacred, gilded stupa as well as
capture a beautiful view of the city and the Mekong River
at sunset. From there, we visit the Night Market, where you
can browse a lovely selection of handmade textiles, made by
the local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
13 :LuangPrabang– Pak
Ou Caves – LuangPrabang (
B, L )
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. 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. Overnight in Luang
14 : LuangPrabang
- Vientiane ( B, L ) Morning
Brefast at hotel. Take morning flight to Vientiane. Arrival
Vientiane. 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. 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
15 : Vientiane - Siemreap (
B, L) By Flight QV 512 ( 6h30 - 9h00AM
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for flight to Siemreap.
Pick up and transfer to hotel. Visit "Great City"
of Angkor Thom, visits include the famous
Bayon Temple, Phimeanakas
Temple within the Royal Palace enclosure,
Baphuon Temple, the Terrace of the
Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King.
Afternoon dedicated to visit the most famous & magnificent
Angkor Vat temple.
This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th
century and covers an area of about 210 hectares.With many
galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and
ponds full of water, carved low-reliefs about Ramayana Story
and day-to-day life at the time of Angkor's construction.
At the end of afternoon, following the season, since the Mountain
Bakend, the sunset on all the temples, with spectacular views
over Angkor Vat.
16 : Visit Angkor Wat (
B, L )
Am : Breakfast at the hotel. Morning visit of a selection
of temples, including the Royal City of Preah Khan
with impressive sculptures, Neak Pean built
on a small circular island, Ta Som, East
Mebon, Preah Rup.
Afternoon we will continue our visits by Thommanon
temple , Ta keo , one of Angkor's great temple mountains.Ta
Prohm with a part of the jungle, Banteay
Kdei, Srah Srang a Royal bathing place, Prasat
Kravan with unique brick sculptures. We will visit
Les Chantiers Ecole, a handicraft center located in the center
of Siem Reap. Les Chantiers Ecole was founded in 1992 and
its aim is to revive that ancient Khmer art. This organization
gives young people the opportunity to learn the art of stone,
wood carving, and silk weaving .
17 : Siemreap - Banteay Srei - Roluos:
( B, L)
Morning we will visit the enchanting Banteay Srei.
It appears that the temple was designed to leave no space
undecorated, and the fine carvings in pink sandstone are quite
unique. The second visit will be to Banteay Samre,
with elaborate architecture and exceptional carvings, and
we will visit of a local village. Afternoon, we will visit
the earliest temples of Angkor area a the Roluos
group. The three Roluos temples have been in years 877 to
889. They are the Bakong Temple Mountain with beautiful carvings
on the false doors and lintels, the funerary temple of Preah
Ko, and Lolei Temple.
18: Departure ( B )
Am : Breakfast at hotel. Visit Tonlesap lake
if time permitting. This is the largest permanent fresh-water
lake in South East Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining
the Mekong in Phnom Penh. We will see a fishermen's "floating
village" with floatting schools, floatting police station,
etc. It is same as a big village floatting on the lake, and
the "village" move from place to place following
water levels and curant.
Or transfer to the airport for departure flight. End
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Validity Until 31 Dec 2009
( Except Christmas
& New Year)
Number of Persons -
offering in this trip:
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Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program
- Half meals as indicated in the itinerary ( B= Breakfast,
L = lunches )
- International flight : Hanoi - LuangPrabang, Vientiane
2 domestic flights with airport taxes : Hanoi - Danang
, Hue - Hochiminh
Laos domestic flights with airport taxes : LuangPrabang
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)
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
starts in Laos and ends in Vietnam
hotels (Standard and clean hotel),
car or bus, boat, public ferry,
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)