Best of Vietnam & Cambodia, Vietnam

from price £100 pp / per night

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Note:
Junks in Halong may be delayed or cancelled due to weather condition without prior notice
Day 1: Hanoi – Arrival
Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to your hotel for two nights. Day free.

Day 2: Hanoi – Sightseeing
Today is dedicated to exploring Hanoi’s illustrious history with visits to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature, dedicated to Confucianism, before a cyclo tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter and an ancient Vietnamese "long house". [B]

Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay - Junk Cruise
Drive through rice paddy fields to board a Junk cruise among the hundreds of islets and dramatic limestone scenery of Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch and swim (if weather permits). Drop anchor late evening for an overnight stay on board. [B,L,D]

Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Junk Cruise – Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City
Spend the morning cruising the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning for your transfer to Hanoi’s Airport. Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to your hotel for two nights [B].

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels
This morning visit the amazing labyrinthine Cu Chi Tunnels, an essential network during the war. An afternoon Ho Chi Minh City tour includes Notre Dame Cathedral, Chinatown and the Binh Tay Market. [B]

Day 6: Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be – Mekong Delta Cruise -Tra On
Drive to Cai Be for a boat trip to experience the bustling activity of a floating market. See village enterprises producing rice cake and rice paper then cruise to Cho Lach with lunch served. Drop anchor at Tra On for overnight onboard. [L, D]

Day 7: Tra On - Cai Rang Floating market – Ho Chi Minh City
Early morning cruise to Can Tho City to discover the colourful floating market at Cai Rang. Disembarking at Can Tho Pier you return to Ho Chi Minh City for overnight stay. [B]

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap
Transfer for flight to Siem Reap. Transfer to your hotel for three nights. In the afternoon, explore Khmer Roluos Group temples: Preah Ko, Bakong, and Lolei, returning early evening. [B]

Day 9: Siem Reap - Angkor Complex
Enter Angkor Thom via the Southern Gate and explore the ancient city, and the ruins – Bayon, the Royal Palace, Elephant and Leper King Terraces. An afternoon visit to the magnificent Angkor Wat is spectacular at sunset. [B ]

Day 10: Siem Reap – Banteay Srei – Banteay Samre – Ta Prohm – Visit Local Monastery for Blessing Ceremony
After breakfast, visit the graceful 11th century Temple of Shiva – Banteay Srei. Return via Ta Prohm Temple, mystically enveloped in the jungle. Later call at a local monastery to participate in a private good luck blessing ceremony by local monks. [B]

Day 11: Siem Reap - Departure
Free until transfer to the airport. [B]

Inclusions:

This Hanoi originating tour is based on Pick up/drop off service from Hanoi Airport, drop off at Siem Reap airport, shared twin room accommodation as below, ‘seat in coach’ transport, meals (B- Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner) and sightseeing/activities with an English speaking guide included as specified. A private tour following a similar itinerary is also available with daily departures at a supplement, on request.

Accommodation:

  DELUXE PLUS DELUXE FIRST CLASS STANDARD
HANOI, VIETNAM Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi (Premium) Hotel De L'Opera (Deluxe) Silk Path (Deluxe) Chalcedony (Superior)
HALONG CRUISE Violet (Deluxe cabin) Indochina Sails (Superior) Huong Hai Sealife (Suite Halong Sealife) Bai Tho or Image (Deluxe)
HO CHI MINH Park Hyatt (park room) Majestic (Colonial deluxe city) Grand (Senior Deluxe) Asian Ruby (Deluxe)
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA Le Meridien Angkor (Superior) Sokha Angkor Resort & Spa (Deluxe City View) Tara Angkor Hotel (Superior) Casa Angkor (Standard)