Our Indochina Delights Vietnam – Laos – Cambodia 15 days will support you to discover three Asian countries in Vietnam from South to North, Luang Prabang in Laos and Siem Reap in Cambodia.
In Vietnam, be immersed in history and amazed by the daily lives of the local people. Relax in Hoi An, where you can wander among the colorful buildings. Travel to Halong Bay and take in the stunning scenery of the surrounding limestone islets.
Visiting to Laos, you will continues to discover the beauty of Luang Prabang. See exquisite waterfalls and caves and visit the traditional villages.
In Cambodia, you will visiting Siem Reap such as The temple of Angkor, some of ancient ruins have been swallowed by the jungle,
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City arrival , Check in hotel in Ho Chi Minh city ( No Meal )
When you arrival HCM airport, Pick up from the airport to hotel in HCMC. Arrive Hotel, check in hotel, get welcome drink. After that you are free to visit HCM City by yourself.
Note: Check in time is 13:00 P.M.
Night 1: Overnight in HCM city.
Day 2: After having Breakfast, you will join Mekong Delta full day trip ( B/L)
HCM – My Tho – Ben Tre – HCM ( start 8.00 – return 17.00 )
Enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrived at My Tho, visit VinhTrang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view thestilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit& honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music“, performed by locals.
Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy& observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.
Night 2: Overnight in HCM city.
Day 3: HCM city tour half day (B)
Half day tour ( start 8.00 – return 12.00
We start the trip by visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum, (optional Ben Thanh Market – only drop off).
Night 3: Overnight in HCM city.
Day 4: HCM and Da Nang – Hoi An. (B)
Check out hotel in HCM city and get flight from HCM to Da Nang. Arrival Da nang, pick up and transfer to hotel in Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An city (B)- Free time to discover city by yourself.
Night 4: Overnight in Hoi An
Day 5: After having Breakfast, you will join Hoi An half day tour ( B)
Hoi An is an ancient town located in the lower section of Thu Bon River, Quang Nam Province, about 30 kilometers south of Danang city. Hoi An was a bustling international trading port,a meeting place of the trading ships of Japan, China and the West during the 17th and 18th centuries. Before this period, there was here also traces of Champa port which was known as a site on Silk Road along the sea. Hoi An ancient town today is a special example of a traditional port city in Southeast Asia which has been well preserved. Most houses here are of traditional architecture dating from the 17th to the 19th century, and are along the narrow main streets. Hoi An is also a land mark recorded much of the mixture of acculturation. The architecture of the city reflects the influence of Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, french and British traders. Hoi An still maintained an intangible cultural diversity and richness. Hoi An is considered as a living museum of architecture and urban lifestyle.With outstanding value,in the end of 1999, UNESCO has recognized the ancient town of Hoi An as a world cultural heritage.
- Transportation: A/c bus
- Departure time: 08:00 am & 14:00 pm
- Duration: 02 – > 03 hours
- Activities: Visit the ancient city
Night 5: Overnight in Hoi An
Day 6: Hoi An to Hanoi. (B)
Check out hotel in Hoi An city and get flight from Da Nang to Hanoi. Arrival Hanoi airport, pick up and transfer to hotel in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi city (B)- Free time to discover city by yourself.
Night 6: Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 7: Check out Hanoi hotel and join Halong Overnight with Vspirit cruise ( B/L/D)
After having Breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up at hotel and start for Halong tour.
Experience Halong Bay, on a V’Spirit Classic Cruise, one of the best mid-range cruises available. You will not only see many fantastically shaped islands, beautiful beaches, and great natural caves, but you will also learn more about its history and local people…
|08h00 – 08h30||Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to 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.|
|14h30 – 15h30||Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.|
|15h30 – 16h30||Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Drum Cave area.|
|16h30 – 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.|
Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)
|06h30 – 07h30||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.|
|08h30 – 09h30||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.|
|09h30||Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.|
|09h30 – 10h30||Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.|
|10h30 – 11h30||While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.|
|10h30 – 11h30||Disembark V’Spirit Classic.|
|12h30 – 13h00||Transfer back to Hanoi.Trip finishes at around 17h00.|
- Round trip transfer from Hanoi to Halong Bay and back to Hanoi
- Welcome Drinks
- Cruise Itinerary and Program
- Entrance and Sightseeing Fees
- English-speaking Tour Guide
- Deluxe Cabins and A/C and en-suite Bathrooms
- Vietnamese and International Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (B, L, D)
- Insurance, Taxes and Service Charges
- Airfares, Car Transfers
- Beverages, Tips and Personal Expenses
- All other services not clearly mentioned above
- Times of activities may vary slightly. Itinerary and Program subject to change when necessary or bad weather condition
- Advanced reservation is required with full passenger details, including Full Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Passport Number, Visa Expiry Date etc.
- A valid passport is required upon check-in on board…
- What to bring: Swimming suites, sun glasses, insect repellents
- Special requests on food (diet or vegetarian) please inform us before departure.
Back Hanoi and recheck in hotel- Overnight in Hanoi.
Night 8: Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 9: Hanoi to Luang Prabang (B) – Private tour in Luang Prabang Laos.
Check out hotel in Hanoi and get the flight from Hanoi to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival at the airport, our local guide will welcome you and transfer you to hotel in town for check in. Meals on your own. Overnight at the hotel.
Route: transfer by private car
+ Luang Prabang Airport – Hotel: 8 km – 20 minutes driving
Local Guide: Private local English Speaking Guide for Airport transfer
Night 9: Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 10: Luang Prabang – Sightseeing – Kuang Sy Waterfall (B)
Optional: Tak Bat ceremony: 15 USD/pax (from 2 pax upward)
For early risers, alms giving ceremony is good chance to learn about local culture. We suggest you enjoy the sunrise at the crossroads in town around 05.00 when you will also see monks in saffron robes from Luang Prabang’s many temples walking in long silent processions searching for offerings left to them by the faithful.
In the morning go to Phousi Mount where you also can have a nice panorama of the city.
Enjoy a short drive to visit Vat Xieng Thong or Temple of the Royal City- one of the most important of Lao monasteries and remains a significant monument to the spirit of religion, royalty and traditional art.
Then continue to Wat Visoun – an unusual structure which represents the earliest Lao style.
Afterwards, pay a visit to Wat Mai, a beautiful temple located nearby Royal Palace and built in the 18th century. It is the largest and most richly decorated of the temples in Luang Prabang.
Afterwards, we head to Kuang Sy Falls a stunning turquoise waterfall. On the way, you will pass through rice fields and beautiful small villages dotted along country road. Make a stop at some of the villages. Take a fresh swim to refresh yourself in many basins.
The balance of day is free at leisure. Meals on your own. Overnight at hotel.
Route: transfer by private car
Luang Prabang City tour: around the city center with short distance
Luang Prabang to Kuang Sy waterfall: 45 mins/way
Meals: Breakfast at hotel
Local Guide: Private local English Speaking Guide
Night 10: Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 11: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave – Joint tour (B)
Our tuk tuk driver will pick you up at your hotel this morning to have a departure to the boat jetty.
Embark on the Nava Mekong, a traditional river boat, for a shared cruise on the mighty Mekong River, departing around 1000. On the way, you will have a great opportunity to enjoy the dramatic yet peaceful scenery as well as see the simple lives of rural people living along the river.
During 2 – hour cruise upstream to the Pak Ou Caves. It’s called by Pak Ou because of its special location – the caves themselves are very close to the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong Rivers. In these 2 caves, you will have chance to admire numerous ancient Buddha images, dating back from many centuries. Also, this is the most important religious site in Laos for pilgrimages during the Lao New Year festivities around mid-April.
On the way back downstream, you will be served with a selection of typical Lao dishes on board.
The cruise will take about 1.5 hours to turn back Luang Prabang, and arrive around 1400. The tuk tuk driver will pick you up at the boat jetty and transfer you back to your hotel.
Free time at your leisure in the rest of day. Dinner on your own. Overnight at hotel.
Route: transfer by private car
Route: by private tuk tuk and boat
Luang Prabang hotel – pier: 3 mins
Meals: Breakfast at hotel, lunch on boat
Local Guide: Joint local English Speaking Guide
Night 11: Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 12: Luang Prabang to Siem Reap (B)
Check out hotel in Luang Prabang and get the flight to Siem Reap.Upon arrival Siem Reap airport, meet and greet and transfer you to Hotel in Siem Reap. Free time and relax.
Route: by private car
Hotel – Luang Prabang Airport: 8 km – 20 minutes driving
Meals: Breakfast at hotel
Local Guide: No guide, only driver
Night 12: Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 13: Siem Reap full day Temple tours (B/L/D)
Today, we explore a full day temple heritage tours to visit The South Gate of Angkor Thom including Bayon Temple, The Royal Enclosure Phimeanakas, Bapoun Temple, The Elephant Terrace and The Terrace of The Leper King. Continue to small Circuit including Thommanan, Chaosay Tevoda, Ta Keo and the fabulous Ta Prohm. Lunch at the local restaurant.
After Lunch, enjoy duty free shopping international brand products at the T Gallery by DFS. Next, we continue to the temple visit Angkor Wat the 7th wonders of the world. Sunset viewing on top of Pre Rup Temple. Buffer Dinner Khmer with traditional show at Local restaurant and overnight in Siem Reap.
Night 13: Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 14: Siem Reap – Half day tours (B/L)
After breakfast hotel excursion to Chong Kneas Floating Village, take a ride by traditional wooden boat on Tonle Sap Lake to experience the fishermen life. In the wet season, The Tonle Sap Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia.
Back to Town, Lunch at Local Restaurant. Afternoon, free on own leisure. Dinner on your own account and overnight in Siem Reap.
Night 14: Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 15: Siem Reap Departure (B)
Enjoy and free time till airport transfer to Siem reap airport. Trip ends.
+ All Accommodation in HCM, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong, Luang Prabang and Siem Reap.
+ English Speaking guide with all entrance free during the trip.
+ Meal as itinerary
+ All airport transfer and transportation during the trip in Vietnam- Laos- Cambodia.
+ Internal flight ticket in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia with Vietnam airline, Laos Airline
+ Visa entry Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
+ International flight arrival Vietnam and depart in Siem Reap.
+ Drink and other benifit
+ Travel Insurance.
+ HCM: Elios hotel or Similar ( Upgrade to 4 star or 5 star hotel on request)
+ Hanoi: Viet View Hotel or Similar ( Upgrade to 4 star or 5 start hotel on request)
+ Hoi An: Kiman Hotel, Vinh Hung 2 Hotel or Hoi An Emerald Water hotel ( Upgrade to 4 star or 5 star hotel on request)
+ Halong: Vspirit cruise or Lavender cruise ( Upgrade to 4 star or 5 star cruise on request)
+ Luang Prabang: Villa Chitdara Hotel with Standard room or Similar ( Upgrade to 4 star or 5 star cruise on request)
+ Siem Reap: Claremont Angkor Boutique hotel or Similar ( Upgrade to 4 star or 5 star cruise on request)