• Hue Citadel, Vietnam

  • Royal Palace, Phnompenh, Cambodia

  • Angkor, Cambodia

  • Mekong Delta, Vietnam

  • That Luang, Laos

  • Quan Ba Hills, Ha Giang, Vietnam

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TRANSINDOCHINA TRAVEL

A: 3/83 Nguyen Khang Str.

     HaNoi, Vietnam

P: +84 4 3763 0868

E: contact@transindochina.com

Hotline: +84 90 482 0385

Itinerary: Saigon - Hanoi - Halong - Luang Prabang - Siem reap (13 days)

Tour PriceUS$ 1,219 / person for group tour

 

Days 1: Saigon Arrival (--/--/--)

- Arriving at Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer to your hotel Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Taking an orientation tour then check in hotel.

- Overnight in Saigon

Day 2: Saigon City Tour – Cu Chi Tunels (B/--/--)

- 07h00: Breakfast in hotel

- 08h00: Taking a walking tour along historic Dong Khoi Street – the former Rue Catinat.

- 09h00: Gaining an insight into recent history with visits to the Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum

- 11h00: Explore the Binh Tay wholesale market in Chinatown.

- 13h00: Transfer to visit the amazing Cu Chi tunnels where the VC guerillas hide during the Vietnam War.

- 17h00: Back to Saigon.

Day 3: Mekong Delta (B/--/--)

- 07h00: Having breakfast in hotel

- 08h00: Transfer to Cai Be which is about 100 km from Saigon to spend a day cruising the canals and wandering the shady lanes, visiting the floating markets of the Mekong Delta.

- 16h00: Transferring back to Saigon.

- Overnight in Saigon.

Days 4: Saigon - Hanoi City tour (B/--/--)

- 07h00: Breakfast in hotel

- 09h00: Transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for flight to Hanoi (11h00-13h00).

- 13h00: Arriving Noi Bai airport.

- 14h00: Arriving Hanoi and check in hotel.

- 15h00: Visiting the ancient Temple of Literature and experiencing the fascinating streets of the Old Quarter.

- 18h00: Enjoying an evening performance of Hanoi’s famous water puppets.

- 19h00: Back to hotel.

Day 5: Hanoi - Halong (B/L/D)

- 07h00: Breakfast in hotel

- 08h00: Starting Traveling to magical Halong Bay which is 180 km from Hanoi.

- 11h30: Arriving the Halong Quay, boarding the junk and cruise among the thousands of limestone islands in the World Heritage-listed bay.

- 12h30: Having lunch on boat

- 14h00: Visiting the Thien Cung Cave

- 16h00: Joining the kayaking activities

- 17h30: Back to the boat for dinner.

- Staying overnight on boat.

Day 6: Halong -  Hanoi (B/--/--)

- 08h00: Have breakfast on junk then continue to cruise the bay.

- 10h00: Back to the quay for transferring back to Hanoi .

- 16h00: Arriving Hanoi, enjoying a free afternoon to explore this enchanting city, perhaps taking a walk around Hoan Kiem Lake or doing some shopping in some of the city’s markets and boutiques.

- Overnight in Hanoi

Days 7: Luang Prabang (B/--/--)

- 07h00: Breakfast in hotel.

- 07h30: Transferring to the Noi Bai airport to fly to Luang Prabang (Laos PDR), a gorgeous World Heritage-listed town located on the banks of the Mekong River. (08h35-19h45)

- 09h45: Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Luang Prabang has been claimed by UNESCO to be ‘the best preserved city in South East Asia’.

- 13h00: You will visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrines of Wat Aham and Wat Mai,

- 16h00: Climbing up to the top of mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic view of the city at sunset and the Mekong River.

- 18h00: We explore the Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by local and hilltribe people surrounding Luang Prabang.

- Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 8: Pakou Cave (B/--/--)

- 07h00: Breakfast in hotel.

- 08h00: We enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture.

- 10h00: We embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside as well time to explore the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims.

- 14h00: Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine.

- 16h00: On return, we take a short drive to Ban Phanom, a small village known for its hand weaving.

- Overbnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 9: Kuangsi waterfall (B/--/--)

Optional: You will have an optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (often in the form of sticky rice) from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the ritual.

- 07h00: Having breakfast in hotel

- 08h00: You will visit the morning Phousi Market, where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings.

- 09h00: you will visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, a Hmong village, Ban Ou, Laoloum Village and Ban Thapene, all Khmu villages.

- 13h00: Transfer to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails.

-16h00: Returning to Luang Prabang.

- 16h30: Visiting Ban Xangkhong  - a village well known for its silk weavings and for its Saa (jute) Papermaking.

- 18h00: We return to the city to admire the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath.

- Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Days 10: Luang Prabang - Siemreap (B/--/D)

- 06h30: Breakfast in hotel.

- 07h00: Looking around the Central Market.

- 08h00: We visit the National Museum (closed Tuesdays) at the former Royal Palace. It displays a collection of artefacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through to the last sovereign.

- 09h30: Transfer to Luang Prabang airport to fly to Siemreap.

- 10h30: Arriving Siem Reap airport and transfer to hotel.

- 11h00: Starting to explore south gate of Angkor Thom: the Bayon temple, the Baphuon, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

- 13h00: Visiting Preah Khan, Neak Prean & Pre Rup  temple.

- 17h00: Viewing sunset from the top of Phnom Bakheng Hill.

- 18h30: Having Dinner and enjoy a traditional Apsara dance performance.

- Overnight in Siem Reap.

 

Day 11: Siem Reap (B/--/--)

- 07h00: Breakfast in hotel.

- 08h00: Visiting the Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty. Giant trees have grown here for centuries.

- 10h00: Turning to visit Ta keo, the  "Jewel of Crystal" dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva that was built at the end of the 10th century. 

- 11h00: Continue to visit the Thommanon, the Chau Say temples and the natural lake of Sras Srang.

- 13h00: Visiting Angkor Wat. The founder of the temple was Suryavarman II who reigned Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century to dedicate to the Hindu God Vishnu. The plan of the pyramidal conception of the temple combined with spaces, alleys, ditches is an ancient masterpiece of architectural design and construction.

- Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 12: Banteay Srey (B/--/--)

- 07h00: Breakfast in hotel.

- 08h00 Starting spending the entire morning in one of the jewels of Angkor: the Banteay Srey Temple which means "Citadel of Women". This temple is built of pink sandstone and presents the most graceful carvings in stone you might ever seen in your life. The temple is dedicated to the god Shiva.

- 14h00: Go on to Kbal Spean, the river of thousand Lingas, the phallic symbol of the God Shiva. Arrival near the site, walk for an hour through the forest to reach Kbal Spean.

- Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 13: Departure (B/--/--)

- 07h00: Breakfast in hotel

- Taking free at leisure until being transferred to the airport to take flight to leave Cambodia. End of services.

  

INCLUDES:

  • - Twin shared/double room in indicated hotel and daily breakfast
  • - Round trip airport transfer as indicated
  •  - A/C transportation with driver for tour as program
  • - English speaking guides (Other languages are available upon request)
  • - Admission fees
  • - Air ticket Ho Chi Minh City - Hanoi and airport tax
  • - Air ticket Hanoi - Luang Prabang and airport tax
  • - Air ticket Luang Prabang - Siemreap and airport tax
  • - Fresh bottles water

EXCLUDES:

  • - An entry visa to Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam
  • - Meals are quoted separately (USD 7-10/meal /person - set menu)
  • - International airfare & airport taxes
  • - Drinks in meals and mini bar as well
  • - Personal expenses such as laundry, photos, tel./fax fees
  • - Others not mentioned in the price above
  • - Tips & gratitude for guide, porters & drivers.