18-Day Vietnam Laos and Cambodia Tour

Day 1 home to Shanghai
Today you will depart home in the afternoon and fly to shanghai.


Day 2 Shanghai to Saigon
You arrive Shanghai in the afternoon, and transfer to an evening flight for Saigon.


Day 3: Arrival- Saigon
Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat International airport, our car will pick you up and transfer to hotel in Saigon for check in and relax.
Free for shopping and walking around Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels (B,L)
8.00 AM: Our car and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel.
We start our tour with a visit to the Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975. Close to this sight are some of the best French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon Post Office which were built between 1877 and 1883; they are the city’s major landmarks. After lunch we continue to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, which were an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, accommodation and schools, which were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war. 
After that we will visit to China Town.
The crowded Binh Tay Market is the major attraction in Chinatown and offers everything you can think of, from fresh produce to Vietnamese goods and especially items with a Chinese flavor before coming back to Saigon for overnight.

Day 5: Mekong Delta Tour (B,L)
This morning we drive through rice field scenery along National Highway 1 and visit the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong. Take a motor boat to enter My Tho city through Bao Dinh natural canal. Then pay a visit to My Tho's colorful street fruit market alongside the canal to soak up the lively atmosphere and watch the locals trade their produce. 
After visiting the coconut candy mill, take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal. Then continue to Ben Tre province, "the country of coconuts", to see a typical agricultural model known as "Garden - Pond - Cage". Enjoy a relaxing cup of honey tea before returning to My Tho via Tan Thach natural canal, cruising under the shadows of water coconut palms.

Towards the end of the day we drive back to Saigon. You will across Rach Mieu bridge, which is One of the most beautiful bridges in Mekong delta. On the way, we will visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda, the War Remnant and the bustling Ben Thanh Market. Here anything and everything is for sale.
Overnight in Saigon.

Day 6: Saigon - Da Nang– Hoi An Walking Tour (B,L)
After breakfast, our car will pick up and transfers to Tan Son Nhat airport for depart to Da Nang.
Upon arrival at Da Nang Airport, you will be picked up and transfer to hotel in Hoi An for check in and relax after have lunch.
Upon arrival at Da Nang Airport, you will be picked up and transfer to hotel for check in and relax. Enjoy Hoi An Cuisine in local restaurant.
Afternoon, Our guide will takes you to visit Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. Take a walking tour of the ancient town center to visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful market…
Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 7: Hoi An – Da Nang - Hue (B, L)
After breakfast, our waiting car and guide pick up at your hotel and transfer to Hue. Via stopping exploring the Marble Mountains, a series of large marble outcrops which acquired mythical significance over the centuries. The caves of the Marble Mountains have many sacred Buddhist shrines. Travelers can enjoy the lovely beach and great views from the Marble Mountains across the surrounding countryside. Then, take a short drive to My Khe beach - Da Nang beach selected one of the six famous beaches in the world. After that, move to Cham Museum, which contains the finest samples of the sculpture of the Cham People who lived in this area of Vietnam from the 4th to the 14th centuries.
Continue driving over the Hai Van Pass. Stop to enjoy the charming beauty of Lang Co beach- one of the best thirty bays in the world.
This drive will also take you through the tranquil countryside and huge paddy-fields as Tam Giang Lagoon…
After that, continue to driver to Hue for check in and relax.
Overnight in Hue.

Day 8: Hue City Tour (B, L)
AM: Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Hue. Visit Royal Citadel which was constructed by Emperor Gia Long in the style of French military architect Vauban during the first decades of the 19th century. Visit the tallest flag pole of Vietnam (37m-hight), Ngo Mon gate where Bao Dai ended Nguyen dynasty, Thai Hoa palace ( Palace of Supreme Hamony), Hall of the Mandarins, Forbidden Purple city…, have lunch
PM: A boat trip along Perfume River to visit built on a hillock overlooking the Perfume river, this pagoda is an icon of Vietnam and the symbol of Hue city. 
Overnight in Hue.

Day 9: Hue – Hanoi City Tour (B,L)
Free in your time until transfer to airport for your flight to Hanoi. Our driver and tour guide will pick you up and transfer to hotel and take you to visit Hanoi.
The first destination is Tran Quoc Pagoda which is the oldest of all pagodas in Hanoi. Located beside the dazzling West Lake in Hanoi, Tran Quoc Pagoda is a cultural symbol of Vietnamese Buddhism. 
We commence our exploration of Hanoi by visiting the Ho Chi Minh complex, starting at the President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum. We continue to his humble “house on stilts”, his museum and the 11th century One-Pillar Pagoda we continue to visit the Temple of Literature which was the first Vietnam University dating to 1070.
After lunch in a great local restaurant, we will
have cyclo in the Old Quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy Water Puppet show in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 10: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Glory Cruise (B, L, D)
08h00: Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi. Drive to Halong City through the paddy fields in the Red River Delta.
10h00: Stopover on the way for a refreshment break
12h00: Arrive at Tuan Chau wharf – Break and photography time
12h30: Board Glory Cruises for departure. Welcome drink will be served
13h00: Lunch is served while cruising through the bay
15h30: Visit exciting Cua Van fishing village. The village is free of busy roads and streets, electric lights, houses and high rise buildings. Instead, there are only herds of little boats and rafts. You will have the chance to discover the traditional culture and customs of the fishermen.
16h30: Enjoy kayaking or swimming (if the weather permits).
17h00: Back on board and continue cruising to Drum Cave (Hang Trong) to dock.
19h00: Dinner is served.
21h00: Take some leisure time to enjoy chatting at the bar or enjoy some night fishing.
Relax and spend a romantic night on Glory Cruise.

Day 11: Ha Long Bay- Hanoi (B)
07.00: Coffee and tea will be served
08.00: Continue cruising
08h15: Visit splendid Sung Sot Cave
09h00: Check out and enjoy a fantastic cruise on the bay, passing Dinh Huong Island, fishing villages, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island and Sail Island.
09.30: Buffet brunch (breakfast/lunch) while cruising back through Halong Bay to the pier
11h30: Arrive at the pier. Time to say goodbye to the crew.
12.00: Return from Halong to Hanoi.
16.00: Arrive in Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 12: Hanoi – Luong Prabang (B,L)
Following breakfast, you will be picked up and transfer to airport for your departure flight to Luang Prabang, which is perhaps the best preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The road conditions are very pool; however the unequalled scenery with a mixture of steep terraced fields and hill tribe villages make for an interesting journey. On arrival in Luang Prabang, we visit the impressive sputa of Wat Visoun, the shrine of Wat Aham. We then climb up to the top of Phousi Hill for an enjoyable exploration of sacred, gilded stupa and a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 13: Luong Prabang City (B,L)
Today, we enjoy a short guided tour seeing the National Museum at the former Royal Palace , which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the day of the early kings right through the last sovereign, the city’s oldest temple and the magnificent Wat Xieng Thong with its roof sweeping low to the ground, which represent the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple, and the trip to the beautiful Kuang Si waterfalls where turquoise waters cascade over limestone formations. The abundance of water forms a magnificent display of nature. Below the Kuang Si are large ponds perfect for swimming and cooling off under the spray. Before enjoying a picnic lunch next to the pools, we will pass stupendous landscapes, teak forests and several ethnic minority villages (Hmong and Khmu).
Overnight in Luong Prabang.

Day 14: Luong Prabang – Pak Ou Cave (B,L)
Today, we enjoy a short-guided embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine. On return, we take a short drive to Ban Phanom, well known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 15: Luong Prabang – Siem Reap (B,L)
You will be transferred to airport for your departure flight to Siem Reap.
On arrival, transfer to check in the hotel. Then we will visit at the "Chantiers Ecoles - Les Artisans d'Angkor" which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting. Stroll around the local market afterwards.
Free on your leisure in the hotel.
Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 16: Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat (B,L)
Today we start the tour to South Gate of Angkor Thom, and then go to Angkor Thom (the temple) which was built by Angkor’s greatest king, Jayavarman VII. The major attraction of Angkor Thom is the Bayon, whose exact function and symbolism is still unknown until now. Then we go to Baphoun which is one of the most spectacular of Angkor’s temples in its heyday; to Terrace of the Elephants that was used as a giant reviewing stand for public ceremonies and served as a base for the king’s grand audience hall; to Terrace of the Leper King, another of Angkor ’s mysteries. After lunch, we will visit Ta Prohm Temple. Angkor Wat then sunset from Bakheng Hill Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 17: Siem Reap - Saigon (B)
You will be picked up and transfer to airport for your departure flight back to Saigon.
Our waiting car will greet and transfer you to hotel in Saigon for check in and relax.
Free in your time.
Overnight in Saigon.

Day 18: Saigon - Departure (B)
Free until our car transfer to airport for your onward flight back your home.


Package Price:$5999p/p   Based on double occupancy
Single supplement:$1200 p/p


Inclusions:

International airfare(Air Canada or China Eastern Airline)

4 or 5-star Hotel Accommodation

Meals as listed(Vietnamese and Chinese food at local restaurant)

internal flights in Vietnam and flights from Vietnam to Laos and Cambobia

Transportation/boat trip with ground arrangement

English Speaking guide

Entrance tickets as itinerary mentioned

1 bottle of mineral water/pax/day

Exclusions:

Travel insurance,visa fee

Private expense

Tips

Price and itinerary are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances.




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Travel  Date                      Land only  (CAD)         Full Package (CAD)         Single Supplement (CAD)  .

Nov 15, 2019                          $4880                               $5999                                   $1200



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