Vietnam & Cambodia for Family 16 days from Hanoi

14, March, 2016

Vietnam & Cambodia for Family 16 days from Hanoi

DESTINATIONS: HANOI – HALONG – SAPA – HUE – HOIAN – HO CHI MINH - MEKONG DELTA – SIEM REAP
03 FLIGHT TICKETS HANOI – HUE, DANANG – HO CHI MINH, HO CHI MINH – SIEM REAP

NUMBER OF PERSON: 04 ( 3 ADULTS + 01 KID)

ACCOMMODATION IN 4 STAR HOTELS
TOUR COST PER ADULT: FROM $ 2322
TOUR COST FOR 01 KID: FROM $ 1607

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL / G
Vietnam tops list of the most attractive destinations and tours of Vietnam are diversified. Moreover, your travel in Vietnam organized 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 and overnight in Hanoi.

Accommodation: Boss Legend hotel / Family room

DAY 2: HANOI - HA LONG BAY / B / L / D / G
8.00 : Pick up at your hotel in Ha Noi by private tour guide and van
11.30 – 12.15 Arrival at Hon Gai international Pier and welcome you to the cruise
12.15 Transfer to cruise ship, Welcome Drink – cruise briefing, safety instructions, check-in cabins - Departure to Halong Bay
13.00 Savor a delicious Vietnamese set lunch as Victory Star heads toBai Tu Long Bay passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets
15.00 Transfer from Victory Star Cruise to rowing boat to visit Vung Vieng fishing village – Visit the Floating village (1hour) Rowers are local girls wearing traditional costume. It’s the opportunity to see the fisher’s dailylife with the primary features in the charming nature
16.00 Return to Victory Star Cruise for free time at your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Kayak into the floating village or swim near the boat. Option on board activities: Sunbathing, traditional
17.00 Continue cruising through the bay
18.00 Anchorage for overnight at Ho Dong Tien
18.30 Cooking show ( On Request)
19.30 Savor a delicious five course Set-dinner in dinning room
21.00 Activities: Relax on sundeck, Beauty Spa services, Happy Hour available or night time fishing

Accommodation: Victory star 2 cruise / Private charter 2 cabins

DAY 3: HALONG BAY - HANOI / B / G
06.30 Enjoy sunrise over the Bay or take part in our morning Tai Chi
07.00 Light breakfast. Victory Star weighs anchor to cruise through the Bay passing beautiful spots like Trong (Drum), Trinh Nu (Virgin) and Me Cung Caves, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc.
08.00 Arrive at Sung Sot grotto. Explore the most famous grotto of
09.30 Check-out cabins– Luggage collection
10.00 Having international buffet brunch served and settle bills while cruising through the bay to the pier.
11.00Arrival at the pier. Time to say Goodbye

Accommodation: Boss Legend hotel / Family room

DAY 4: HANOI CITY TOUR - NIGHT TRAIN TO LAO CAI / B / L / G

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.
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 before we enjoy a fantastic traditional water puppet show.
08PM: we will transfer you to Hanoi train station to get night train to Lao Cai ( Sapa). Overnight on train.

Accommodation: King Express / Soft sleeper wooden cabin with A/C (4 people sharing)

DAY 5: LAO CAI - SAPA TOUR / B / L / G
Arrive in the early morning in the border town of Lao Cai where it's a short transfer to Sapa. In the terraced hills and mountains of this area, the monotony of the expansive green landscape is enlivened by the colors of its hill tribe population. It is here you will find hands stained with color from fabric dyes and shades of blue, red and green intricately embroidered and stitched into jackets, waistcoats, pants, skirts, caps, purses and Sap Holiday leggings.

After breakfast, we do one of the most beautiful destinations in Sapa by trekking to Lao Chai, Ta Van villages. The home of Black H’mong and Zay minorities by trekking down to the valley by the small trails through the terrace rice fields to get to Y Linh Ho hamlet, a small village of the Black Hmong people. It is time for you to visit the local families, listen to your guide's explanation about the local culture: how they live, way of building the traditional house, techniques of making clothes... 

Get back to Sapa by private car and overnight in Sapa.

Accommodation: U sapa hotel – Deluxe connecting room

DAY 6: SAPA - MARKET - IGHT TRAIN BACK TO HANOI / B / L / G
The markets in the Northern Vietnam are always the colorful meeting places for the hill tribes, spotlight for any Sapa Tours and of course, your unique Vietnam Tours experience. Minority people come down from the mountains to sell their products, or just for catching up on the latest news, gossip, drinking away troubles or seeking for lover. In the morning, drive to visit one of the areas weekly markets;

Can Cau Market - Saturdays
Sapa TourBac Ha Market or Muong Hum Market or Muong Khuong
Market - Sundays
Cao Son Market - Wednesdays
Lung Khau Nhin Market - Thursdays
Coc Ly Market - Tuesdays

In the late afternoon, your Sapa tour guide and driver transfer you back to Lao Cai to catch the night train back to Hanoi.Overnight on the train.

Accommodation: King Express/ Soft sleeper wooden cabin with A/ C (4 people sharing)

DAY 7: HANOI STREET FOOD TOUR - FLIGHT TO HUE  VN 1543 13:35 14:45 / B / G
This morning, our tour guide will pick you up at the train station to the mini hotel to have early check in and have breakfast before getting the street food tour.
Firstly, we will visit one of the local markets in the city to see all different kinds of food that used for a Vietnamese breakfast, lunch, dinner and understand more about life of Vietnamese.

Secondly, we will try Pho – Nice Noodle, a must for many Vietnamese, highlight of Vietnamese cuisine and its name has been known all over the world. Sit down, enjoy the taste of Pho, taste of life and get to know about the history of Vietnamese culture, cuisine...

Next, we walk to explore everyday life of Hanoian, try some more different dishes which are very special,popular and favourite such as;

1. Banh Trung – sticky rice cake
2. Banh Ran - Sticky rice pancake
3. Banh Cuon – rolled sticky rice cake
4. Xoi – Sticky rice with pork
5. Fried Tofu and Vermicelli Shrimp Sauce
6. Bun Cha - Hanoi Style Vermicelli with Grilled Pork
7. Bia Hoi – Draught beer
8. Banh Chuoi – Banana pancake
9. Vietnamese coffee

End the street food tour at 11h30 and go ahead to Noi Bai airport for flight to Hue. Upon arrival Hue, our local tour guide in Hue will welcome and transfer you to hotel for check in. Overnight in Hue.

Accommodation: Cherish Hue / Balcony Family connecting

DAY 8: HUE CITY / B / G
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, Khai Dinh Tomb.

And drive back to hotel for relax and overnight in Hue.

Accommodation: Cherish Hue / Balcony Family connecting

DAY 9: HUE - DRIVE TO HOIAN / B / G

After breakfast at hotel, we drive to Hoian. Stop on the way to visit Lang Co beach, Hai Van pass and Marble Mountain before arrive in Hoian ancient town with the visit to the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda and the colourful riverside market. Overnight in Hoi An.

Accommodation: Le Belhamy Hoian Resort & Spa / Family Pool Villa

DAY 10: COCONUT WATER FALM PARADISE / B / G
Located on Hoi An River nearby the Cua Dai Sea in Hoi An town Viet Nam, 5 km away from the Hoi An old town and the distance of 2 km from Cua Dai Beach. The Coconut Palm Canal Paradise is such afantastic place and peaceful for you to come explore and relax. During the war between Viet Nam and America before 1975, this was the place where the brave and clever Northern Army soldiers V.C. hid themselves famously in the very large Water Coconut Palm Canal to have fought against the American Southern troops.

Take un opportunity to explore The Coconut Palm Paradise with our very unique round boat or "Basket Boat" locally named “Thung Chai” to see charming beauty of The Water Coconut Palm Canal where there are many interesting stories to hear about the local people who involved during the war in the past. Catch the “ purple crabs ” by fishing rod is a great fun on your great day; taking so much fun adventure with basket boat lessons instructed by our professional fishermen and you will have a go at it will make you have a unique experience.

Relaxing with a cold beers or drinks on boat inside the beautiful Water Coconut Palm Paradise Canal will be the very an unforgettable day that you have never experienced on your stay in Hoi An.

Accommodation: Le Belhamy Hoian Resort & Spa / Family Pool Villa

DAY 11: HOIAN DAY FEE / B 
Spend 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.Overnight in Hoian

Accommodation: Le Belhamy Hoian Resort & Spa / Family Pool Villa

DAY 12: HOIAN - DANANG - FLIGHT TO HCM - CU CHI TUNNELS TOUR VN 105 07:50 / B / G
Morning pick up from the hotel to Danang airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. Pick up and transfer you to Ho Chi Minh hotel to keep your belonging then we invite you to visit Ho Chi Minh city tour by visiting two iconic architectural landmarks the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office built between 1877 and 1883 by renowned designer Gustav Eiffel. Next, visit the Reunification Palace, once a symbol of the South Vietnamese Government, take a short stroll along Dong Khoi Street to the Opera House.

In the afternoon, we invite you to visit Cu Chi Tunnels. 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, a must see Vietnam Tour for any tourists to learn about Vietnam past and present days. Driver back to Ho Chi Minh for

Accommodation: Liberty Central Saigon hotel / Deluxe connecting room

DAY 13: HCM - MEKONG DELTA - CAN THO / B //L / G

6:00 AM: we will start our exploration of the Mekong Delta , a major rice producing area. This must be one of the most fascinating riverside 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 to An Binh Island for Lunch in a local family and take a rowing trip to small cannel before ahead to Can tho – the heart of Mekong Delta for check in and overnight in Can Tho.

Accommodation: Muong Thanh Can Tho Hotel / Deluxe connecting room

DAY 14: CAI RANG - HCM - FLIGHT TO SIEM REAP VN 813 16:30 / B / L / G
In the morning, we make the boat cruise to see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats), truly spotlight of your Vietnam Tours where you will enjoy the beautiful scenery and see the  daily activities of the locals who live along the Mekong canals and later, you will roam through the village to visit a rice Hoi An husking mill, a rice noodles making shop which are nice chances to discover the daily life of Vietnamese people in Mekong Delta. Drive back to Ho Chi Minh airport for flight to Siem Reap. Pick up and transfer you to Siem Reap for overnight.

Accommodation: Somadevi Angkor Hotel / Premium Family Suite

DAY 15: SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT / B / G

This morning we will get up early morning to catch up Sunrise at Angkor Wat by car and then back to hotel for breakfast at hotel, after we will start our visit full day to Angkor Thom temples: Victory Gate, Bayon, Baphuon, Phimean Akas, Elephant Terrace, Leper King Terrace, Takeo and Ta Prohm.

Afternoon enjoy the spectacular architecture and sculpture of the World Heritage at Angkor Wat. View the sunset over the Angkor complex on the top of Phnom Bakheng & Overnight in Siem Reap.

Accommodation: Somadevi Angkor Hotel / Premium Family Suite

DAY 16: SIEM REAP - TONLE SAP LAE - DEPARTURE / B / G
After breakfast, continue the other site of angkor temples and will enjoy a boat excursion to view wonderful landscape of Tonle Sap Great Lake and explore local fishermen’s floating villages. Then back to visit Chantie Ecole-Artisan D’Angkor and Old Market. Then free at leisure until we transfer to airport for your departure flight back home.

We hope that you have enjoyed your Vietnam - CambodiaTours with us and look forward to organizing your coming Vietnam Tours. Vivutravel says goodbye and see you again!!!

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SERVICES INCLUSIVE:
Economy flight tickets:Hanoi – Hue, Danang – Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh – Siem Reap (Economy class)
Return train ticket Hanoi – Lao Cai - Hanoi
Private transportation as program
Accommodation in twin / double shared room
1 night on board in Halong bay in charter private junk
All entrance fees & boat trips to indicated sights
English speaking guides (Except for free days)
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
Visa on arrival to Vietnam (Except for $45 usd per person as stamping fee at the airport)

SERVICES EXCLUSIVE:
Tip for tour guide and driver
Visa to Cambodia ( $30 usd per person)
Personal expenses
Insurance
Other not mentioned in the itinerary