Highlight of Vietnam and Cambodia 14 days
Destination: Vietnam and Cambodia 14 days included Hanoi stay + Halong Bay overnight with V’spirit Cruise + Night train from HN to Da Nang + My Son tour + Hoi An private tour + Domestic flight from Da nang to HCM + Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels + Mekong Delta tour + All accommodations + Airport and Railway transfer in Hanoi,Da Nang and HCM city + Cambodia tour from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.
Day 1: Our Driver will pick you up at airport and transfer to hotel in Hanoi. Overnight at hotel. (No Meal)
Day 2: Check out hotel and join Halong Overnight with Huong Hai Sealife cruise ( B/L/D)
Vinashin Tourist Harbor – Bai Tu Long Bay – Thien Canh Son Cave – Cong Do Sleeping Area.
07.30–07.40: Pick up at your hotel in Ha Noi or nearby by shuttle bus (Mini Van) (Optional) 11.45–12.15: Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.
12.30–13.00: Embark on the boat. Enjoy welcome drink as Cruise Manager gives you a brief overview of the itinerary and important safety guideline. Check in your cabin.
13.30–14.30: Have lunch while cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay; Start sailing among famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islet…) of Bai Tu Long Bay, the wildest beauty with the panoramic natural views.
15.00–16.30: Visit and explore the well-hidden Co Cave (known as Thien Canh Son Cave) where you can hiking to the middle of the mountain to see the wild and mysterious beautiful cave, contemplate numerous sparkling stalactites appear like ’hanging lamps’ inside the Cave. (No swimming)
Return to the boat and enjoy Happy hour. You will have 30% discount off from the special menu drinks including of cocktail, mock-tail and mixed drinks (from 16.30 pm to 19.00 pm.).
16.30–17.30: Enjoy kayaking/swimming at Cong Do or relaxing on the cruise.
17.45–19.00: Attend our chef’s cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking (spring roll).
19.00-21.00: Dinner is served in the restaurant. You can enjoy the charm of Bai Tu Long Bay at night.
21.00-22.00: Enjoy evening activities (Squid Fishing, Movie Night, Board Games, Massage & Spa services) or relax at the leisure then overnight at private cabin at Cong Do area.
Day 3: Halong – Hanoi (B/L). Cong Do Sleeping – Area Vung Vieng fishing village – Vinashin Tourist Harbor.
06.30-07.00: Welcome a new day with an amazing dawn on Bai Tu Long Bay. Refresh your body and soul with a Tai-chi session on the sundeck.
07.00-07.30: Catch the morning view of seascape while enjoying the breakfast with cookies and tea, café in the restaurant.
07.30-08.30: Visit Vung Vieng fishing village – the famous fishing farm by bamboo boat and discover life of local people living on the surface of Halong Bay. (No swimming)
08.30-9.30: Pack up the luggage and check out of the cabin.
09.30-10.40: Enjoy the brunch in the restaurant while cruising back to Vinashin tourist harbor. 11.00: Disembark from boat.
Your driver takes you back to Hanoi. The trip
- Full furnished with Private Balcony Ocean View ( only on Huong Hai Sealife Cruise), hot water & luxury Standing Bathroom
- Welcome drinks & All meals onboard (01 lunch, 01 dinner, 01 breakfast, 01 brunch)
- Complimentary morning tea and coffee & 2 bottled water in each Cabin
- Entrance and sightseeing
- Local bamboo boat, squid fishing
- English speaking guide
- Full life jackets Onboard
- Tax and service charges
- Kayaking, Spa, Massage, Beverages, Personal
- Tips & All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list
Back Hanoi- re-check in Hotel- Overnight at Hotel in Hanoi
Day 4: Check out Hotel and free time till the time to get night train from Hanoi to Da nang around 19:30 PM to 20:10 PM. Overnight on the train. (B)
Day 5: Arrival Da Nang around 12:30 to 13:00 PM. Meet our local driver and transfer to Hoi An Hotel- Overnight in Hoi An- Free time ( No Meal)
Day 6: After having breakfast, our guide will pick you up from 07:45 to 08:15 AM for the tour to My Son full day trip (B and light lunch)
My Son, located 50 km from Hoi An, was an imperial city during the Cham dynasty between the 4th and 12th centuries. My Son sanctuary is a large complex of religion religious relics comprises of more than 70 architectural works. They include temples and towers that connect to each other with intricate red brick designs. The main component of the Cham architectural design is the tower built to reflect the divinity of the King.
08:00 am: local guide pick you up at the hotel’s lobby a departing for the ancient Cham ruins of My Son. Arrive My Son, discover the majestic ancient ruins including ancient towers which were built from 4th C. Then go to the dock and board on boat cruise along Thu Bon river back to Hoi An with light lunch. On the way we will stop at Carpentry village. 14.30 Ends of tour.
Day 7: After having breakfast, our local guide will pick you up for private tour to Hoi An half day trip( B) – 03 hours tour)
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 a trace 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.
8:00 am, the guide welcome you at hotel lobby. Walk to the old town, buy entrance tickets and begin the tour. Start visiting the Temple Kwan, Phuc Kien Temple, Tan Ky Ancient House, Phung Hung house, Japanese Bridge and cultural show rooms in Hoi An. After your walking tour If you have free time, you can do shopping at the old town. Guide will take you back to the hotel. End of program.
This tour include: Entrance ticket, bicycle, tour guide
Day 8: Check out hotel and get flight from Da Nang to HCM city( B)
Arrival HCM airport, meet our driver and transfer to Elios Hotel in HCM city. – Free time.- Overnight in HCM city.
Day 9: After having breakfast, you will join Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels full day trip (B/L)
HCM – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi – HCM ( start 8.00 – return 18.00 )
The Great Holy See Temple, built in 1926, is considered one of the most striking structures in all of south-east Asia. It is the centre of Cao Dai sm, a religion that blends Buddhism, Christianity and Confucianism. Explore this fascinating site and attend the colorful noon-day mass held by the Cao Dai followers. It is an experience not to be missed. After lunch, visit the Cu Chi Tunnels.
The Great Holy See Temple, built in 1926, is considered one of the most striking structures in all of South-East Asia. It is the headquarters of the unique Cao Dai sect, a religion with a hybrid of Buddhism, Christianity & Confucianism. Above the entrance is the all-seeing holy eye – symbol of the sect. Visitors will attend the midday ceremony’s extravaganza to witness the daily mass held by the Cao Dai followers which is a fantastic experience. After lunch, proceed to Cu Chi to explore the amazing site where Viet Cong hid during the War. It is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists –the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a “Free Target Zone”. Visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed before entering the tunnels. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food in war time). Return to SaiGon.- Overnight at hotel
Day 10: 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 the stilt 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.
Day 11: Check out Hotel in HCM and get Grant Ibis or similar from HCM to Phnom Penh Cambodia (B)
Our guide will pick you up at Hotel around 07:30 to 07:45 AM for join Grant Ibis Bus.
Arrival Phnom Penh, pick up and transfer to Hotel in Phnom Penh- Free time to relax.
Day 12: Phnom Penh and Siem Reap ( B/L)
Morning after breakfast at hotel, enjoy Phnom Penh city tour visit Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda that located in the same compound,. Next, visit The Genocide Museum Toul Sleng (S 21). From here we stop at Russian Market for souvenir shopping and lunch at local restaurant.Afternoon transfer to Siem Reap by express bus or van. Arrival Phnom Penh pick up by our driver and transfers to your selected hotel.Dinner on own account and overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 13: Siem Reap (B/L/D)
Today we explore a full day heritage tours at Angkor 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 Circuit Including Thommanan, Chaosay Tevoda, Ta Keo and the fabulous Ta Prohm.Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon visit Angkor Watthe “7th Wonders’ of the World”.Sunset viewing on top of Bakheng Hill. Buffet dinner Khmer with traditional show at local restaurant and overnight in Siem Reap
Day 14: Siem Reap – Departure (B)
Free on own leisure till time to pick up at hotel for transferring to your next destination. Tour ends here.
+ 13 nights’ accommodation: 11 nights in hotels, one night on the train, one night on Halong cruise
+ Airfare with Vietnam Airlines from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City with 20kg checked-in luggage and 7kg hand carry
+ Train ticket Hanoi to Da Nang (soft sleeper, air-condition 4 berth sharing)
+ Bus transfer with Grant Ibis Bus from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh and to Siem Reap
+ Private airport transfer in Hanoi, Da Nang Airport and Ho Chi Minh City Airport
+ Train station transfer in Hanoi and Da Nang
+ Guided tour to Halong Bay: two days and one night on Huong Hai Sealife Cruises or similar
+ Guided tour to My Son Sanctuary and Hoi An tour
+ Guided tour in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap
+ Meal as mentioned in itinerary
+ Tax and service charge
Return airfares from your country to Vietnam
Beverages, Tips, and Personal Expenses
Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages
Visa to Vietnam and Visa to Cambodia
Notes: The Itinerary can be changed upon undercontrolled weather conditions.
List of Hotel for the trip:
+ Hanoi: Chalcedony hotel with Sup room or Flower Garden hotel with Deluxe room
+ Hoi An: Thanh Binh Riverside hotel or Royal Riverside hotel or Muong Thanh Hoi An hotel with deluxe room
+ HCM : Grand Silverland hotel with Premier deluxe room or Liberty Citypoint hotel with Deluxe room
+ Phnom Penh: Juliana Hotel with Superior room or Imperial Garden Villa with Standard room
+ Siem Reap: Khemara Angkor Hotel and Spa with Deluxe room or Steung Siem Reap Hotel or Silimar