Glimpse of Indochina
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Glimpse of Indochina

Duration: 10 Days/9 Nights
Prices: $899
Start: Daily from Hanoi, Vietnam
End: Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Explore 3 Unesco's World Heritage Sites in Indochina: Wonderful Halong Bay - Vietnam, charming city of Luang Prabang - Laos, legend of Angkor Wat in Siem Reap - Cambodia on one journey. You visit 03 countries as one destionation together.

Highlights:

  • Amazing cruise onboard in Halong Bay
  • Walking tour in Hanoi, Luang Prabang and Siem Reap to get inside with daily life of local people
  • Cruising on Mekong River to explore Pak Ou caves in Luang Prabang in Laos
  • Wonder Angkor Wat temples, land of myth and legend in Siem Reap
  • Dinner show with Apsara khmer traditional dance in Siem Reap

Itinerary in brief:

Day 1: Hanoi - Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi - Discovery
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay
Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi - Luang Prabang
Day 6: Luang Prabang - Pak Ou cave
Day 7: Luang Prabang - Siem Reap
Day 8: Siem Reap - Angkor Wat temples
Day 9: Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake
Day 10: Siem Reap - Departure

Day 1: Hanoi – Arrival (-/-/D)
Meet upon arrival at Hanoi International Airport, then transfer to the hotel for check in. Time at leisure.
In the afternoon: Hop on motorbike tour to have the first impression about local life in Hanoi. 
Welcome dinner at local restaurant. Accommodation in Hanoi. Check - in time at 2:00pm.

Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B/L/-)
We discover Hanoi-the charming capital of Vietnam today:
Hochiminh's mausoleum complex (closed on Monday, Friday, every afternoon & in October, November) and his residence, Presidential Palace, One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda, French colonial quarter, Temple of Literature, Hanoi Opera. You can select one of the museums below for your preferences (Fine Arts Museum, Museum of History, Museum of Army, Museum of Women, Museum of Ethnology).
Then explore Hoan Kiem lake and a short walk in the Hanoi Old quarter to observe the daily life of local people.
Attend a performance of water puppet show.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)Kayking in Halong Bay, Vietnam
08:00 AM depart for Halong bay, 180km east of Hanoi, listed as World Heritage Area for its Outstanding beauty by UNESCO in 1994.
12:00 we board a traditional junk to discover the 8th World Wonder where the movie "Indochine" was realized with Catherine Deneuve, French star in the 1990's. Lunch on boat with fresh seafood. It is time to relax on the deck through the most beautiful landscapes with more than 2,000 islands and limestone islets, rising from the emerald water. Visit a natural cave, the most picturesque grotto in the bay. Swimming if possible and relaxing on the deck. Dinner & Overnight on board.

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L/-)
Morning get up in the pur and fresh air in Halong Bay to contemplate the sunshine from your cabin.
Tai Chi exercise on boat in the magical bay.
Breakfast and continue our excursion to take the last photos shoot for our album.
10:00 Enjoy a delicious brunch
10:50 Disembark at Halong wharf.
11:00 Drive to Hanoi. Visit a workshop of potteries en route and a typical village of the Red River delta. Check-in at hotel. Leisure time. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 5: Hanoi – Luang Prabang (B/L/-)Luang Prabang, Laos
Morning: Fly to Luang Prabang.
Meet on arrival at Luang Prabang Airport by our local tour guide, transfer to the hotel for check in.
Afternoon: Head to Ban Xang Khong weaving village where traditional mulberry leaf paper is also produced. Then return to Luang Prabang centre & sunset on Mekong river & spend some time strolling through the H’mong market. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 6: Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Cave (B/L/-)
After breakfast, take a traditional riverboat for a 2-hour cruise up the Mekong River to Pak Ou, at the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers, to visit the sacred caves of Tham Ting and Tham Phoum, home to hundreds of Buddha statues. On the way, visit Ban Xang Hai village where sticky rice wine is distilled. Return to Luang Prabang & visit the National Museum (formerly the Royal Palace) with its collection of personal artifacts of the Lao Royal Family. Visit Vat Xieng Thong, regarded as the most beautiful temple in Luang Prabang with low sweeping roofs.visit Vat Mai Temple, which was the residence of a Buddhist patriarch until 1975, before climbing Phousi Hill for an outstanding view over the former Royal capital and the Mekong River. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 7: Luang Prabang – Siem Reap (B/-/D show)
Breakfast at hotel.
Fly to Siem Reap.
Meet on arrival at Siem Reap Airport, transfer to hotel for check in. Dinner show with Apsara Khmer traditional dance. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 8: Siem Reap – Angkor Wat (B/L/-)Sunset on Bakheng, Siem Reap, Cambodia
After breakfast at the hotel, visit the famous old palace, Angkor Thom within Angkor Thom, Bayon – Baphoun, Terrace of Elephant, Phemean Akas, Terrace of Leper king.
Afternoon, discover Angkor Wat temple complex and watching sunset view on Bakheng Mountain. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 9: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake (B/L/-)
Morning after breakfast, enjoy with traditional wooden boat on Tonle Sap Lake. Afterwards, explore Phouk Village where you can see the Khmer traditional silk making.
Afternoon, visit Old Market and shopping. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 10: Siem Reap – Departure (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel,
Transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for flight to go home. Tour ends. Check out before 12:00

Price: from US$ 899 per person. Please contact our Tour Managers for more details.

Including:

  • Accommodation in Double or Twin room at selected hotels with daily breakfast
  • One night cruise onboard junk  in Halong Bay (NON - PRIVATE BOAT)
  • Entrance fees and permits
  • Boat trips in Halong bay, Luang Prabang, Tonle Sap lake
  • Private transfers by AC vehicles
  • Local English Speaking Guides
  • Meals (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch; D: Dinner) as mentioned in program

Excluding

  • Visa fees to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
  • International airfares & airport’s taxes to/from Vietnam Laos, Cambodia
  • Tips, drinks,
  • Travel insurances
  • Other personal expenses...

Hotels:

  1. Chalcedony Hotel DELUXE (****) or similar in Hanoi
  2. Victory Cruise SUPERIOR (****) in Halong Bay
  3. Villa Santi Hotel SUPERIOR (****) or similar in Luang Prabang
  4. Tara Angkor Hotel SUPERIOR (****) or similar in Siem Reap

Supplement fee (subject to change without prior notice by the carrier)

  • Airfares Hanoi – Luang Prabang: US$ 200 /person Economy Class on Vietnam Airlines
  • Airfare Luang Prabang – Siem Reap: US$ 190 /person Economy Class on Laos Airlines

Explore 03 countries on one journey gathering 3 sites listed by Unesco's World Heritage Sites: Halong Bay, Luang Prabang, Siem Reap. You discover 03 cultures which are totally different each from other. This special journey balances touring, activities, leisure time.

Please contact our Tour Managers today to get more help.



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Luang Prabang

Siem Reap

Dear Pham Thanh

We just come home after 12 days journey throughout Vietnam. How wonderful are your staff tour guides and drivers! Thank you for your perfect arrangement and services which made our holiday BEST of the best we never had before. We wish you all the best and continue to improve your services in the upcoming time.

- Micheal John Adley ,LA, USA

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