Trip starting: From Siem Reap to Hanoi or vice versa on request.
Accommodation: 5-star hotel / Luxury hotel
Departure: Daily departure at clients’ date
The Luxury trip of Cambodia and Vietnam is starting from Siem Reap where you can explore one of the most famous heritages site in the world – the Angkor Complex with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, the famous Bayon, the great wonders of the world Angkor Wat and a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake. A short flight will bring you to Vietnam where its beauty and diversity are always far beyond your imagination. There are the long list of must see in this firendly country as Cu Chi tunnels, the criss-cross waterways of the Mekong Delta, the road of World Heritages Sites in the Central as Hoi An Ancient town, My Son Ruins, Hue Citadel. The North of Vietnam offers you its legendary world of Halong Bay, Red River Delta. Especially, you will enjoy a wonderful vacation in Nha Trang with white sandy beaches, tranquil bays and vivid coral reefs. Last but not least, all hotels and room for this trip is luxurios in style and carefully selected and personal checked by us to make sure that you get more than expected. You will have opportunities to taste and enjoy our local special dishes in the selected restaurants. Our experienced, professional guide will enrich you with our unique culture, history and traditions.
Day 1. Welcome to Siem Reap | B - D | Overnight: Sieam Reap
Warm welcome upon your arrival in Siem Reap, one of the major tourist hub in Cambodia and the gateway to the world famous temples of Angkor. Meet your local guide for transfer to hotel. Free time to relax, then you explore the city by Tuk Tuk riding around the suburb of Siem Reap followed by a blessing ceremony by Buddhist monks for happiness, prosperity and safety. Tonight you enjoy dinner with Apsara Dance show at the local restaurant.
Day 2. Angkor Wat Sunrise & Angkor Complex | B - L | Overnight: Sieam Reap
Early wake up in the morning to enjoy the sunrise over the Angkor Temple then you discover the Angkor Wat, a temple complex built for king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. Continue to explore the ruins including the South Gate of Angkor Thom, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the Preah Khan temple. In the afternoon you explore the fabulous Ta Prohm temple which embraced by fig and silk-cotton trees puncture the roofs of Ta Prohm’s towers. End of the day you enjoy the sunset at the Preah Rup temple.
Day 3. Fly to Ho Chi Minh city | B - D | Overnight: HCMC
In the morning you have a drive to the Phnom Kulen Mountain. Climb up the hill to visit the Srah Damrey, Damreay Krab and Ang Prochiev temple followed by a nice trail of Kulen mountain to reach a special stream with thousands lingas in the water. Transfer to Siem Reap airport for flight to HCMC. Meet your local guide at the airport for a transfer to hotel. Time for relax. Your guide see you again for a dinner at the Bonsai cruise on the Saigon river.
Day 4. Day 2. HCMC & China Town Sightseeing | B - L | Overnight: HCMC
In the morning you have a tour visiting some of its famous attractions such as the Reunification Palace, the Municipal Theatre, the City Post Office, the Notre-Dame Cathedral and the War Remnants Museum. You can also have a walk through the city’s main shopping boulevard with fashionable boutiques and hill tribe crafts, high quality linens and house-wares and end up at the Ben Thanh market, one of the city biggest markets. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon is time to explore the China town: the western part of the city is dominated by Cholon (Chinatown), a thickly settled district rife with teahouses and pagodas and the famous Binh Tay Market. Visit the Thien Hau pagoda which features interesting Chinese-Buddhist style architecture and interiors with pagodas, courtyards, altars and paintings. Back to hotel. At leisure.
Day 5. Cao Dai Temple & Cu Chi tunnels | B - L | Overnight: HCMC
In the morning you drive to visit Cao Dai Temples in Tay Ninh province. Observe the midday service at the temple. This temple is the cathedral of the Cao Daism religion and home of the Divine Eye, the official symbol of this unique religion. Cao Dai followers worship Jesus Christ, Confucius, Taoism, and Buddha. Lunch at local restaurant.
Continue drive to visit Cu Chi Tunnels. Very famous in the wartime with its smart and complicated system including underground meeting room, kitchen, food, weapon caches, hospital. This underground complex is a must-see when you are in HCMC. You are invited to crawl around in the safer parts of the tunnel system or try a shooting range where you can fire a number of assault rifles, such as the M16 rifle or AK-47, as well as a light machine gun like the M60. Back to HCMC. At leisure.
Day 6. HCMC – My Tho – Can Tho | B - L - D | Overnight: Can Tho
Today you leave HCMC for the Mekong Delta. Surrounded by thousands of crisscrossed canals, life in the Mekong Delta revolves much around the river, most of the villages are often accessible by rivers and canals rather than by road. Upon arrival you take a motor-boat to explore the Thoi Son islet. Following a village path passing local houses to visit some family-run coconut candy mills then you take a horse-cart from village to village. Enjoy lunch with local special dishes followed by the “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, a very common art activity in the Mekong Delta performed by local people. Rejoin your car for a drive to Can Tho.
Day 7. Floating market – HCMC | B | Overnight: HCMC
Early wake up today to join in the Cai Rang floating market, one of the most exciting activities you should do when you are in this area. Take a motorized boat to join the market and experience how people exchange goods, fruit and many other commodities on their vessels. You also find floating restaurants, floating bars, floating gas stations, and many other floating shops. Back to the shore. Visit Binh Thuy communal house before back to HCMC. At leisure.
Day 8. Fly to Nha Trang | B | Overnight: Nha Trang
Today you leave HCMC for Nha Trang. Voted as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Nha Trang boasts a six-mile stretch of fine white sand, quiet and warm waters, and stunning archipelagos. Have free time until transfer to airport for flight to Nha Trang to start your beach vacations.
Day 9 - Day 10. Free & Easy | B | Overnight: Nha Trang
Your free time for relax and enjoy the facilities offered by the resort. Try some water sports like snorkeling or diving among the coral reefs in crystal blue waters, hike nature trails, cool off in your private plunge pool, indulge in spa treatments or just relax on the white sand beach and admire the unspoiled mountain and sea views before retiring for the evening.
Day 11. Fly to Danang - Hoi An | B - D | Overnight: Hoi An
Enjoy your free time until transfer to airport for flight to Danang. Your guide and driver will meet you at the Danang airport for a transfer to your hotel in Hoi An. Hoi An used to be an international trade center by sea on the east area in the 16th and 17th centuries. It was the busiest trading port during the reign of Nguyen as merchants from Japan, China, Portugal, Spain, Holland stopped over to exchange and purchase commodities. At leisure then you enjoy dinner at local restaurant.
Day 12. Hoi An Town - Street Food – Tra Que village | B – L | Overnight: Hoi An
In the morning you have a walk to explore the Hoi An Ancient town with old houses, narrow streets, moss-grown walls, lantern makers. Visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, Chinese Assembly Halls, Handicraft workshop and enjoy traditional arts performance. Time to taste some Hoi An famous street food as: 1. Rice & Chicken ; Banh mi Hoi An ; Cao Lau Hoi An.
Afternoon you ride by bicycle about 3km from Hoi An town to Tra Que Vegetable village, “the loveliest village on earth”. At the village you can experience of being a farmer, take photos of rice field and vegetable village, enjoy a leisurely walk taking and a stunning sunset or take a foot massage with the ingredients from Tra Que herbs and surround yourself with stunning landscape. Ride back to the town. At leisure.
Day 13. Hoi An Cooking Class | B | Overnight: Hoi An
This morning the cooking class begins with a with a drink at Hai Scout Café followed by a visit the Hoi An colorful market. It is time to get in touch with local sellers and purchase some of the ingredients for your own cooking lesson. Take the Red Bridge boat cruising along the Hoi An river to the cooking school. On arrival, you explore the cooking school’s herb and vegetable garden and learn about some of Hoi An and Vietnam’s well-known dishes. The 2-hour cooking lesson includes a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving . You also have a chance to try some dishes yourselves. Lunch is served included what you have cooked. Relax and back to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 14. Free & Easy | B | Overnight: Hoi An
Today you have a free day for relaxation at the resort , water sports, diving, snorkeling, sunset watching or take a bicycle to discover the other sides of Hoi An, visiting some handicraft village nearby or experience the bespoke clothing tailoring or relax with a cup of coffee in a local street pub are worth to try.
Day 15. Hoi An – Hue | B - D | Overnight: Hue
Today you leave Hoi An for Hue. Located in central Vietnam, the World Cultural Heritage Site Hue used to be the Citadel of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1805 to 1945. Journey to Hue is travelling over the Hai Van pass where you have a stop for a panoramic view over the Lang Co beach. Evening meeting with your guide again for a Hue Royal style dinner, taste some Royal cuisines at local restaurant.
Day 16. Hue Sightseeing | B – L | Overnight: Hue
In the morning you have a Dragon boat cruising on the Perfume river to visit the Thien Mu pagoda, one of the oldest and prettiest religious buildings in the country. From there you rejoin your car to visit the king Minh Mang’s tomb and king Tu Duc’s tomb. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon you have a private tour to explore the Hue Citadel comprising three circles of Royal Citadel and Forbidden Citadel. Visit Dong Ba market, located on a bank of the Perfume river and is a paradise for snapshots of daily activities.
Day 17. Fly to Hanoi | B - D | Overnight: Hanoi
Again you take a one-hour flight to Hanoi. Widely acknowledged as one of the loveliest cities in Asia, this one-thousand-year old city offer you its unique images that totally different from other Asian cities. Hanoi still retains a small-town provincial charm and unique intermingle with a French legacy wide, tree-lined boulevards, parks, grand villas and an artistic, café society.
Meet your guide at the Noi Bai airport for a transfer to hotel. At leisure. Your guide see you again for a water puppet show – a unique art performance in Vietnam. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 18. Hanoi Sightseeing | B - L | Overnight: Hanoi
This full day sightseeing offers you Hanoi’s most interesting places, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, House-on-Stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, and the Tran Quoc pagoda, the oldest pagoda originally constructed in the sixth century. Lunch at local restaurant. Continue to visit the Temple of Literature, Hoa Lo Former Prison, Ngoc Son Temple. End your day with a cup of Vietnamese coffee at a street-pub. Back to hotel. At leisure.
Day 19. Hanoi - Halong Bay |B - L - D | Overnight: Traditional Junk
In the morning you leave Hanoi for Halong Bay via the Red River Delta. Welcome on board upon arrival Tuan Chau Harbor. Enjoy a welcome drink. Brief introduction by the cruise manager. Cabin check-in. Lunch is served while the cruise is sailing and passing by thousand of unknown islets. Stop at the Pearl Farm village. Take a kayak around Pearl Farm village. Continue to the Titop Island. Free choice of activities such as sunbathing, swimming or climb up to the peak of the Titop for the panorama view of the Halong bay. Return to the cruise. Join in the Cooking Demonstration by the cruise chef to prepare some Vietnamese dishes followed by the Sunset Cocktail on the Sundeck followed by a Vietnamese set menu dinner. Evening you are free to join some cruise activities including chat around the bar, watching movies of Vietnamese films, playing cards, playing chess, reading or try your luck with squid fishing.
Day 20. Halong Bay - Ninh Binh | Brunch - D | Overnight: Ninh Binh
Early bird to join Tai Chi on the sundeck. Enjoy sunrise at the bay followed by a light breakfast. Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Walk up about 100 steps to the cave entrance. It takes approximately 45 minutes to explore the cave one of the most beautiful cave in Halong bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites. Back to the cruise. Cabin check-out. Light lunch is served while the cruise is sailing and passing by thousand of unknown islets. Disembarkation. Rejoin your car for a private transfer to Ninh Binh. At leisure. Dinner at local restaurant.
Day 21. Ninh Binh - Hanoi | B - L | Overnight: Hanoi
In the morning you drive to the ancient Hoa Lu Citadel and visit the temples of King Dinh and King Le. Continue riding through the limestone peaks to Tam Coc area, passing the rice paddies of Red River Delta. Enjoy lunch with some local dishes at local restaurant then you have a 3-hour sampan trip sailing along the Boi river to visit the Tam Coc caves. Continue biking to visit Bich Dong pagoda before rejoin car back to Hanoi. At leisure. Dinner at local restaurant.
Day 22. Hanoi Departure | B
Enjoy your free time at your hotel or you can do your last minute souvenir shopping before transfer to Hanoi International Airport for your flight home. Have a good journey and thanks for joining us.
Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa is a 5* hotel in the heart of Siem Reap that reminds us the wellbeing, elegance and refinement of the French Lifestyle.
Its design is inspired by the 1930’s colonial architecture. Located in the city center, in front of the “Royal Park” and completely immerged into its natural environment, our resort is few minutes away from the Old Market, 7km from the Siem Reap International Airport and 6km from the Angkor Temples.
Situated on the corner of Dong Khoi and Ton Duc Thang Street(s), Hotel Majestic Saigon is just a few minutes walking distance from its doorstep to The Opera House, Notre Dame Catheral, Reunification Palace and most of entertainment and popular shopping malls.
The only luxury hotel in the centre of the Mekong Delta, the four star Victoria Can Tho Resort blends colonial-style architecture with the natural beauty of the river. Close to Can Tho town, this quiet retreat lies on the banks of the Hau River, set amidst gardens with a plethora of exotic plants.
Located in the city of blue sea and white sands, Liberty Central Nha Trang is the first urban resort under Liberty Central brand. The hotel offers perfect blend of local charm & international standard services. Besides, the hotel’s host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay.
Overlooking the Cua Dai Beach, Palm Garden Beach Resort & Spa is the best charming upscale beachfront retreat in Hoi An. The resort offers a touch of Hoi An’s traditional architectural design combined with a taste of modern luxury. It is a 5 minute to the center of the World Heritage Hoi An Ancient Town & 30-minute to Danang International Airport by car from the resort.
One of the best hotel in Hue, a 16-storey building combined with the modern & classic elements, blends historically architectural details and earthy décor. The hotel is designed to offer an atmosphere of royalty and luxury, traditional and unique style with excellent facilities for all travelers on leisure and business.
Surrounded by lush gardens, sweeping lawns and tranquil courtyards. This peaceful oasis features picturesque views of West Lake and is less than 10 minutes from downtown Hanoi. The hotel provides the perfect balance between tranquility and convenience. Complimentary shuttle bus with just a quick drive to historical Hanoi Old Quarter or dynamic shopping centers.
The Princess of the Ocean – Expect More Than A Cruise, ALISA CRUISE set out to be a different kind of other cruises. One that not only celebrated cruise with the rich services, but that also brought a feeling of connection among people. 5-star Alisa Cruises, named after as a princess, expressing the luxury, noble and exquisite!
The resort sits on the edge of the Van Long Nature Reserve – a primeval tropical forest where as mentioned earlier can be reached approximately 90 minutes leisure drive from Hanoi. Styled with traditional Vietnamese elements in architecture and furnishings, wedded to cutting edge enhancements and guest comforts, Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh incorporates the environmental commitment evident throughout the resort.
In a peaceful garden sanctuary, the luxurious rooms and suites of Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort offer inspiring views of the pool, tropical gardens or lakes. This 5-star hotel promises a memorable holiday for couples and families alike, with five restaurants and bars, the largest free-form pool in Cambodia and relaxing treatments by SoSpa with L’Occitane. Enjoy the world class 18-hole golf course, Phokeethra Club, managed by Sofitel, just 25-minutes from the Resort.
The best hotels in Ho Chi Minh City with the signature French-colonial. The hotel makes your stay as pleasant as possible including its romantic pathways and outdoor dining is now available amid lush landscaping and beautiful arches of flowering vines. The swimming pool has a handcrafted mosaic, lit at night by a dramatic lighting system.
Azerai is a unique oasis of calm; a relaxing base from which to explore Vietnam’s Mekong Delta and the bustling waterside city of Can Tho, noted for its floating markets. Built on its own islet with lakes, waterways and mangroves, Azerai in Can Tho offers a unique island resort experience.
Sits on a dramatic bay that gives the feeling of an island, with impressive rock formations overlooking the East Vietnam Sea. White sand beach and towering mountains add to the sense of being intimately at one with nature. The resort presents the reality of the destination, with an architectural style incorporating traditions of Vietnam.
With an idyllic location on Vietnam’s culturally rich central coast, The Nam Hai offers a portal to three extraordinary UNESCO World Heritage sites and a breezy respite on the country’s most celebrated beach. You’ll have a chance to reconnect with your loved ones – whether you take to the East Sea by kayak, explore the glory of imperial Hue or simply savour quiet moments in your own tranquil villa.
Azerai La Residence, Hue is an enchanting luxury hotel situated on the fabled Perfume River, facing the Citadel – once home to emperors and now a UNESCO World Heritage site. The former residence of the French Resident Superieure, Azerai La Residence, Hue combines art deco touches with a modern sensibility.
Located steps from the Opera House in Hanoï’s French Quarter this legendary property brings guests into intimate contact with the opulence of another era. Surround yourself in heritage as you stroll stately corridors and explore a dramatic past. Behind its classical white façade green shutters original wrought iron details and stately wood paneling reside over a century of stories. Stand on the walkways that grace its lush courtyard lawn and immerse yourself in the hotels rich traditions.
The President Experience is an experience par excellence. Step aboard this sumptuous floating hotel as it glides through the world’s most magnificent seascape, with Michelin star dining, jazz band entertainment, your own private butler, and the most generous cabins found anywhere in Halong Bay. The 46-cabin cruise ship enjoys two capacious sundecks with wrap-around views, an outdoor Jacuzzi from which to gaze at evening sunsets, and an onboard spa from renowned Vietnamese wellness group Kaia. Vietnam’s Halong Bay is a UNESCO World Heritage Sites: An unmissable and world-famous destination. President Cruises is the only ship in the bay to offer everything that will ensure an outstanding and unforgettable experience.
The resort sits on the edge of the Van Long Nature Reserve – a primeval tropical forest where as mentioned earlier can be reached approximately 90 minutes leisure drive from Hanoi. Styled with traditional Vietnamese elements in architecture and furnishings, Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh incorporates the environmental commitment evident throughout the resort.
Private airport pick-up & drop off with English speaking guide
Private tour with English speaking guide
Private boat trip if any
Hotel/Cruise accommodation – Shared in double room
Meals with set-menu as stated | B: Breakfast – L : Lunch – D: Dinner
Water on coach
All entrance fees
All in-tour flights
24/7 hotline support
Complimentary Vietnam visa on arrival pre-approved letter. Tour duration less than 15 days, visitors from the following countries do not need a visa to Vietnam: Kingdom of Great Britain, Republic of France, Federal Republic of Germany, Kingdom of Spain, Republic of Italy Japan, Korea, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Russia.
Vietnam 30-day single-entry e-visa can be applied by citizens of: Ireland ; Germany ; Denmark; United States of America; United Kingdom ; Sweden….(Total 40 countries)
International flights & tax
Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
Compulsory Gala dinner on Christmas or New Year if any
Other services not mentioned above
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