Essential Vietnam & Cambodia tours 15 days from Hanoi

02, March, 2016

Essential Vietnam & Cambodia tours 15 days from Hanoi

Destinations : Hanoi – Halong Cruise – Hue – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels – Can Tho – Siem Reap

ACCOMMODATION IN : 5 STAR HOTELS

Number of guests : 02 persons

PRICE IN USD PER PERSON: $ US 2355

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day: 01 Hanoi Arrival (None)

Vietnam tops list of the most attractive destinations and tours of Vietnam are diversified. Moreover, your travel in Vietnam organised by Vivutravel, will definitely be the best holiday ever. Upon arrival, our private Vietnam Tours guide and driver will welcome your Vietnam Holiday, pick up and transfer to the hotel for check in. Hanoi, a city where the exotic chic of old Asia blends with the dynamic face of new Asia. Where the medieval and modern co-exist. A city with a blend of Parisian grace and Asian pace, an architectural museum piece evolving in harmony with its history, rather than bulldozing through like many of the region’s capitals. Hanoi is where imagination becomes reality.Free at leisure. Overnight in a Hanoi hotel.

Hotel : Melia Hanoi/ Premium Deluxe room/

Day 02 : Hanoi City Tour (Breakfast)

Hanoi without a doubt is a beautiful stop for your Vietnam Travel. Today, we enjoy a full day city tour of this charming capital city including the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh (close on Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the impressive Ethnologic Museum (or Museum of Fine Arts, Army Museum, History Museum, Woman Museum, Hoa Lo Prison), the beautiful West Lake, the Tran Vu Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword. Late afternoon we take a cyclo tour for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places. Enjoy a glass of "Bia Hoi - draught beer - included" at Ta Hien Street before we enjoy a fantastic traditional water puppet show. Overnight in a Hanoi hotel.

Hotel : Melia Hanoi/ Premium Deluxe room/

Day 3 : Hanoi – Halong Cruise (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

This morning, driving to Halong Bay (165km), Vietnam most scenic sight, a recognized World Natural Heritage Site and highlight of any Vietnam Tours. Upon arrival, board your traditional wooden junk. Welcome drink on board. After a relaxing break, enjoy a delicious seafood lunch while cruising through the wonderful Ha Long bay visiting its amazing grottoes and caves. Opportunity to dive off the boat and have a pleasant swimming in the deep blue water of East Sea before relaxing on your sun deck to view a Halong sunset. Dinner on board with excellent fresh seafood. Overnight on board.

Boat : Dragon Legend Cruise/

Day 4 : Halong – Flight to Hue (Breakfast, Lunch)

It is said that your Vietnam Tours will not be complete without a trip to Halong Bay and spending one night on romantic Halong Cruise. People describe Halong Bay as majestic and mysterious, inspiring and imperious and words alone cannot do justice to the natural wonder that is Halong Bay. Imagine 3000 or more incredible islands rising from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin and you have a vision of breathtaking beauty. Halong Bay is pure art, a priceless collection of unfinished sculptures hewn from the hand of nature. It is absolutely true when you get up early to catch the sunrise on the bay, doing Ta Chi on sundeck and relax with a cup of hot coffee or tea when the boat cruising to explore more of Halong Bay. All make your Vietnam Holiday with full sweet memory. Back to Halong city at around noon where Vivutravel's private guide and driver are waiting for the transfer to Hanoi airport flight to Hue. Overnight in Hue.

Hotel : Indochine Place Hue/Deluxe/

Day 05: Hue City Tour (Breakfast)

Hue is one of places, which has many cultural heritages. Up to now, there is no place like Hue remaining a lot of originally historical vestiges as in this ancient Capital City and favorite destination for all Vietnam Tours. After breakfast, our tour starts with the visit to Imperial Citadel before taking the beautiful boat trip on the romantic Perfume River and visit Hue's best-known religious site-Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum of former emperor Minh Mang in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes. Return to the hotel. Free at leisure. Overnight in a Hue hotel.

Hotel : Indochine Place Hue/Deluxe room/

Day 06: Hue – Hoi An (Breakfast)

After breakfast, we drive to Hoi An Ancient Town - highlight of any tour to Vietnam - is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site. This scenic drive passes through the fishing village of Lang Co before climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds. Along the way, stop in Danang to visit the Cham Museum, which contains the finest collection of Cham sculptures in the world. Upon arrival in Hoi An, free to take walking tour of the Hoi An ancient town centre. Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.

Hotel : Palm Garden Resort/Superior garden room/

Day 07: Hoi An – Biking Tour – Hoi An (Breakfast)

Spend a day leisurely cycling though the scenic countryside of Vietnam, far from the traffic the motor scooters, and the noises the city. You will cross the islands on the Song Thu river delta using local transportation, including ferries and floating bridges...
This tour will take you on a visit to artisans making bricks according to age-old. You will discover how wooden river boats are made and learn the secret of weaving the colorful straw Hoi An sleeping mats. Try the renowned Vietnamese basket boats. You will spend the day with first-hand contact with one of the rural inhabitant of the region, far from the usual tourist circuits. At lunchtime you will be invited into a local home for a traditional Vietnamese meal, and learn their customs and traditions. After you have relaxed for a while under the shade of a mango tree, you will begin your return towards Hoi An, which will take about an hour. Overnight in Hoi An.

Hotel : Palm Garden Resort/Superior garden room/

Day 08: Hoi An Free Day (Breakfast)

Hoi An Ancient Town - highlight of any tour to Vietnam that no Vietnam Tours maker would skip, is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century. Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique heritage site.
Day free to cycle through rice paddies in the countryside of Hoi An ancient town, shop for souvenirs among the antique shops and art galleries, or just sit at sidewalk cafes and soak up the atmosphere of this quaint town. Or relax on the white sandy beach of the famous Danang Beach. Overnight in a Hoi An hotel.

Hotel : Palm Garden Resort/Superior garden room/

Day 09: Hoi An – Danang – Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast)

Transfer to the airport for your flight with Vietnam airlines to Ho Chi Minh city. Met upon your arrival and transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, we will do the city tour of Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, visiting to Reunification Palace, the Thien Hau pagoda and the environment of Ben Thanh market. Tour ended at about 5 pm, we come back to our hotel for two nights in Ho Chi Minh City.

Hotel : Majestic Saigon/Deluxe city/

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh– Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh halfday (Breakfast)

Morning pick up from the hotel for Cu Chi Tunnels tour, Upon arrival in Cu Chi, we visit the incredible underground tunnel network of approximately 200 kilometres hand-constructed by Vietnamese guerillas during the long struggle for independence where you will understand more about the Vietnam War or American War, a must see Vietnam Tour for any tourists to learn about Vietnam past and present days. Afternoon drive back to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in a Ho Chi Minh hotel.

Hotel : Majestic Saigon/Deluxe city room/

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be Floating – Can Tho (Breakfast)

Today we will start our exploration of the Mekong Delta, a major rice producing area. This must be one of the most fascinating riverine deltas in the world. The Mekong splits into nine major arteries. A vast network of rivers and waterways with thousands of ships of all sizes plowing the waters gives the Mekong Delta a very special atmosphere and no double one of the most favorite destinations for Vietnam Tours. On arrival, we will make a boat trip to the Cai Be floating Market, visit villages and meet the people of the Mekong Delta. Continue your boat trip to An Binh Island for Lunch in a local family and bike trip in the afternoon. Continue to Can Tho – the heart of Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Check in on your arrival, free at leisure and overnight in a Can Tho hotel.

Hotel : Victoria Angkor/Superior room/

Day 12: Can Tho (Cai Rang Floating Market) – Flight to Siem Reap (Breakfast)

In the morning, we make the boat cruise to see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats), truly highlights of any Vietnam Tours where you will enjoy the beautiful scenery. At noon, we transfer back to HCMC for your flight to Siem Reap, one of the most exciting Indochina tours, the home of the Temples of Angkor. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Hotel : Victoria Angkor/Superior/

Day 13 : Siem Reap Angkor Wat (Breakfast)

Siem Reap is no doubt a surprise for your Indochina tours. Early this morning, enjoy a sunrise tour of Angkor Wat with great photographing opportunities. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Continue to explore Angkor Thom, the site of the ancient capital of the Khmer period. Visit the South Gate, Bayon, Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of Leper King. Continue to Ta Prohm, which many deemed the most charming of all the temples. This afternoon, take a boat trip on the Tonle Sap Lake to observe the local’s life on water. Stop by at the Artisan D’Angkor and Old market for some shopping.

Hotel : Victoria Angkor/Superior room/

Day 14 : Siem Reap - Banteay Sei (Breakfast)

In the morning, drive through the lovely countryside to visit Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre, which many consider Bantaey Srei to be the prettiest temple was built with pink sand stone.
In the afternoon, visit Preah Khan, Neak Pean and Ta Som temples. Also, have some time for a re-visit of Angkor Wat and wander around on your own.

Hotel : Victoria Angkor/Superior room/

Day 15 : Siem Reap Departure (Breakfast)

Today, transfer you to Siem Reap International Airport for departure flight. We hope that you have enjoyed your trip with us and look forward to welcoming you back for your next Indochina tour. Goodbye and see you again!!!

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INCLUSIVE:

  • 03 Domestic & International flights ( Hanoi – Hue ; Danang – HCMC , HCMC – Siem Reap )
  • Hotel accommodation as specific or similar, base on twin sharing
  • Private car/mini van
  • All entrance fees
  • Boat Trip in Halong, Hue, Cai be , Cai Rang
  • All meals as per program
  • English speaking guide

EXCLUSIVE:

  • Tips
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance
  • Visa on arrival