(13 Nights/14 Days)
Welcome to Hanoi!
Welcome to Vietnam! The land of unique culture and stunning natural view. Check in hotel and relax. Overnight in Hanoi
Hanoi – the 100 Year Old City
Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, oriental style old buildings, luxuriant trees along street, local market, motor-bikes, etc, a city tour in Hanoi will give you the first impression of oriental. In the city tour, you will visit the Ho Chi Ming Mausoleum and his former, the One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Vietnam museum of Ethnology or Vietnam History Museum, Hoan Kiem Lake and a Cyclo tour to the old quarter of Hanoi.
Finish your day off at the Thang Long Opera Theatre for a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Halong Bay / Halong Bay Cruise
After breakfast, travel to Halong Bay, one of the Wonders of the Orient (3 hr. drive). Your cruise across Halong Bay starts around noon on Tuan Chau Island at the doorstep of Vietnam's most fascinating wonder. During the afternoon, discover some of the treasures spread across the Bay of the Descending Dragon: Fascinating caves, pristine beaches, picturesque floating villages, fantastic rock formations rising up out of emerald water.
Overnight in Halong Bay
Halong Bay / Flight to Danang
Greeting by the morning sun rise from the sea horizon, you can join a Thai Chi lesson for some morning exercise before breakfast. Visit a limestone grotto in the morning and disembark around 11:00 am then transfer to airport for onward flight to Danang.
Upon arriving Danang, you will be picked up and transferred to hotel in Hoian (about 30 minutes drive). Check in hotel and overnight in Hoian.
Early birds can attend a Tai Chi demonstration on the sundeck at the break of dawn. Start the day enjoying some Paradise delights with a colourful buffet breakfast. Continue exploring Halong Bay sailing across its 2000 islets and visiting some of its major highlights. Your Paradise Cruise will come to an end on Tuan Chau Island between 10.30am and 11.00am. Overnight in Hoi An
Century Cham Ruins and Hoi An Ancient Port Town
In the morning, travel to the My Son Holy Land. Tucked in the mountains up winding roads with serene views, lay the 4th century My Son Holy Land ruins. The surrounding mountains are strictly forbidden for living or development. The ruins lie in a beautiful mountainous landscape.
In the afternoon, continue on to the Ancient Capital of Hoi An, which features the 16th century port town in its preserved state. Visit the Museum of Trade Ceramics which houses art and pottery dating from the 1,500’s to the 1,700’s. Continue on a brief visit the Chua Ong Pagoda, a temple from the 17th century featuring China's influence in the region. Enter the Ancient Town as the streets take on a magic of their own with old lanterns, French-style houses, intricately carved wooden doors and more take a walk through the Old Tam Ky House to see it's imperial styles meshed with French overtures. Continue on to stroll along the river and see traditional boats and locals on bicycles passing by. At dusk, enjoy walking along the riverside as colorful lanterns light up the town. Then return to your hotel for an evening of relaxation. Overnight in Hoi An
Flight to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) / Half Day City Tour
Enjoy free time in the morning until transfer to Danang airport for onward flight to Saigon. Upon arrival Saigon, you will meet your local guide in Saigon and escorts you to the hotel.
In the afternoon, explore Saigon with Thien Hao Pagoda, the former Presidential Palace, the War Remnants Museum. Overnight in Saigon.
Saigon / Full Day My Tho (Bentre)—Discover Mekong Delta
Enjoy a full day tour from Saigon to My Tho to discover the Mekong River Delta, which is famed as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam. You will take a private boat tour through the water coconut forest to center of Mekong Delta, enjoy a biking tour (about 1 hour) to discover the villages and a sampan trip through the narrow canals. Transfer back to Saigon in the afternoon .Overnight in Saigon
Saigon / Cu Chi Tunnels & Cooking Class
Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels in the morning. On the way back to Saigon, you will stop by an organic farm where you can pick up organic vegetables and join a cooking class to learn to cook some famous Vietnamese food. Lunch will be arranged there by your own cooking class.
While driving back to Saigon, enjoy some relaxing time by yourself. In the evening, a cruise dinner to enjoy the beautiful night scenery of Saigon on the Mekong River would be a farewell to this beautiful oriental city. Overnight in Saigon
Flight to Siem Reap / Half Day Angkor Wat
Angkor Wat—Impressed by the magnificent temple of Angkor Wat.
Enjoy free time until transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will be welcomed by our local guide at the airport then escorts to hotel. After check in and a short rest, your private guide will escort you to discover the world’s wonder site—Angkor Wat, the magnificent temple was built in 12th century and it is the largest first Hindu, Buddhist temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world. On your way back to Siem Reap, enjoy the sunset from the top of the pyramid-shaped temple of Pre Rup. Overnight in Siem Reap
Siem Reap / Half Day Angkor Thom & Ta Prohm Temple
After breakfast, the cool weather and less traffic is perfect for you to travel in a Tuk Tuk to visit the ancient city .Angkor Thom which was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. The tour in Angkor Thom will starts from the South Gate and walk along the ancient city wall to see the lost temple of Prasat Chroung, then continue to the Bayon temple where you will be surrounded by 216 gigantic stone faces which fame as “smile of Angkor”. You will also visit the Terrace of the Elephants, the Royal Palace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Siem Reap
Siem Reap / Free Day
Rest of the day is at leisure for you to relax. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Flight to Luang Prabang / City Tour Day Tour.
Today you will have an International flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival in Luang Prabang airport,
Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to relax, you can have a relaxing walk around the hotel to discover the city or stroll along the river bank to enjoy sunset. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Luang Prabang / Full Day City Tour / Pak Ou Cave.
Luang Prabang, the city surrounded by Mekong River and well known for its golden city is well known for its beautiful decorated Buddhist temples, Your memorable trip will starts from partaking in an alms ritual in the morning, you will accepts the blessing by monks who you give the alms. Have breakfast in the hotel and then start the half day excursion to Kuang Si Waterfalls, where you will enjoy beautiful natural scenery, have fun in waterfalls and relax.
Visit the Royal Palace Museum to learn some history of Laos. Embark on a private boat for a 2 hours boat trip along the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Cave.
Visit the Pak Ou Cave which locates by the Mekong River and you will discover numbers of gold-lacquered Buddha statues in the cave. After visiting, take the boat back to Luang Prabang and rest of the day at your leisure.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Farewell from Luang Prabang/ Departure International flight, End Service.
Flight: International flight on your own arrangement.