7 Days / 6 Nights - 3N- Saigon , 3N-Siem Reep
Day 01 - Arrival Saigon – Saigon City Tour
Today arrive at Saigon (now known as Ho Chi Minh City) – the most vibrant city of Vietnam. Upon arrival at the airport, transfered to the city centre to check in at the hotel. Evening, we start the city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby the Palace is the colonial-styled Central Post Office, one of the city’s major landmarks. Have a walking tour on Nguyen Hue street to take the photos of the Opera House (outside) and the Ho Chi Minh Committee (outside). From here, walking to Ben Thanh Market one of the most typical symbol of Saigon to experience the daily life of the locals and do shopping the hand-made goods. Overnight at the hotel in Saigon.
Day 02 - Saigon – Mekong Delta – Saigon
Today proceed to My Tho 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. After that you will embark on the small boats rowed the local people through the small cannels with water coconut tree to visit the local factories.. After that enjoy the horse-cart trip through the tranquil road of the village. Enjoy your light lunch at a local restaurant nearby Mekong River with the Elephant Ear fist. Evening, 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. Overnight at the hotel in Saigon.
Day 03 - Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels tour – Saigon
Today after breakfast 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. Return to Saigon and drop off at the hotel. Afternoon, your free time for shopping (no service provided). A few places to be mentioned to visit during your shopping is Ben Thanh Market – the center and typical market of Saigon, Overnight at the hotel in Saigon.
Day 04 - Saigon – Siem Reap Tour
Today after breakfast check out from the hotel. This morning, you will be transfered to the airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, pick up by our representative from the airport and transfer to the hotel. This afternoon, visit Wat Thmei (Killing Field) contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Some of the bones were recovered from a nearby well while others are the remains of soldiers who died on a nearby battlefield. Continue to visit the "Les Artisans d'Angkor – Chantiers Ecole" the Finest Authentic Khmer Arts and Crafts. End our tour at one of the city’s lively open markets, Psar Chars, also called the “Old Market”. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 05 - Siem Reap - Angkor Tour
This morning, you will explore South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor explore royal city and was the last capital of the Angkor 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. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 06 - Siem Reap Full Day Angkor Tour
Today after breakfast proceed to visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty. This afternoon we visit Angkor Wat temple, the Cambodia's ancient temple is one of the wonders of the oriental world. It is a replica of the universe according to the Hindu mythology. Angkor Wat five famous towers rise into the sky, a geometrical arrangement of numerous galleries, adorned with beliefs and the stone images of celestial Apsara dancers, as well as portals, chambers and courtyards. It is a pyramid on 5 levels and is dedicated to Shiva. Evening, we overland to visit 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. East Mebon was built in the 10th Century by Rajendravarman, this temple was situated on a small island. Last visit Pre Rup was built in the 10th Century by Rajendravarman and enjoy sunset. Overnight at the hotel in Seam Reap.
Day 07 - Depart Siem Reap
This morning you will be transfer to airport for the flight back home or your next destination. (B)
5 N / 6D - 2N– Siem Reep, 2N- Hanoi, 1N - Cruise
Day 01 - Siem Reap Arrival
Welcome to Siem Reap, the gateway into the Angkor temples of Cambodia. Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Angkor Archaeological Park encompasses dozens of temple ruins including Bayon, Banteay Srei and the legendary Angkor Wat. Upon arrival, your tour guide will welcome you at the airport and drive you to the hotel to check in. Spend the rest of the day to enjoy the pool of hotel or take a short walk to Old Market in the center of Siem Reap City. overnight at the Hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 02 - Siem Reap – Visit Angkor Temples
Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy an entire day dedicated to discovering the mysterious Angkor temples. Wake before dawn and take a “tuk-tuk” ride to visit the magnificent Angkor Wat - the largest Khmer temple and finest example of Angkorian art and architecture. Return to hotel for breakfast then set back out on the tour to visit the jungle-entwined temple, Ta Prohm. From there you will proceed to Angkor Thom’s imposing South Gate, topped with the four serenely smiling faces of Avalokiteshvara. Next, visit Bayon Temple, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. overnight at the Hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 03 - Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake – Fly to Hanoi.
Breakfast at the hotel. Immerse yourself in the rich culture surrounding Siem Reap on a boat tour along Tonle Sap Lake. After breakfast at the hotel, you will take a short walk through a tranquil Siem Reap neighborhood to learn about the local way of life before driving to Tonle Sap Lake to board a local boat for a cruise through the floating villages. Return to Siem Reap for lunch then drive to the airport to catch your flight to Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, where your driver and guide will meet you at the airport and take you to your hotel. overnight at the Hotel in Hanoi.
Day 04 - Hanoi City Tour
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you have a full day to explore Vietnam’s charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas, Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone. Your city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and stilt house); the Presidential Palace; the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Old Quarter; the Temple of Literature; West Lake; the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda & Quan Thanh Temple; and one of the city's museums (a choice between the History Museum and the Ethnology Museum). In the evening enjoy a traditional Water Puppet performance - an unique Vietnamese art form hailing from Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture. overnight at the Hotel in Hanoi.
Day 05 - Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on cruise
Note: The itinerary may be subject to change due to the bad weather condition.
Breakfast at hotel before setting out on a 2.5 hour drive to the UNESCO World Heritage site: Halong Bay.
12h30 – 13h00 Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.
13h30 – 14h30 Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.
15h00 – 16h00 Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
16h00 – 17h00 Cruising to Titov island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.
17h00 – 17h30 Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.
17h30 – 19h00 Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.
19h00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around. Overnight on board.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. overnight stay on cruise.
Day 06 - Halong Bay – Hanoi – Departure
06h30 – 07h15 Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07h30 – 08h30 Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay.
09h00 – 10h00 Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Bo Nau area.
10h15 – Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
10h15 – 11h00 Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
11h00 – 12h15 While heading back to the harbour, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12h15 – 12h30 Disembark V’Spirit Classic. Your driver will meet you at the dock and take you directly to Noi Bai airport of Hanoi for your flight back home. Tour ends.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch