Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Travel 18 days

Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia Travel 18 days . £1.615 /pax 2 persons. In 3-stars Hotel

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This tour of South-East Asia will give you an insight into three different countries and their cultures. In Cambodia, the majestic ruins of Angkor will transport you back to a more heavenly time on earth. With a multitude of resplendent wats and the Buddhist monks that attend to them, Luang Prabang is considered the spiritual heartbeat of Laos and one most serene and beautiful places in the whole of South-east Asia. Experience Vietnam - from the constant buzz of Hanoi's historic Old Quarter to the tranquil waters of Halong Bay. Delve deep into the country's incredible history, before hitting one of its incredible beaches to kick back and relax.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh
Upon your arrival to Ho Chi Minh, your chauffer will be waiting for you to transfer you to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh. The first day in Ho Chi Minh, is for you to freely explore the city.
You will spend the night in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 2: visit the Ancient Saigon.
(Breakfast and Lunch)
After breakfast, we will be waiting for you at your hotel to being your visit to Ho Chi Minh City. You will start from the Reunification Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Saigon Central Post Office. After a delicious lunch awaits you in a local restaurant in Ho Chi Minh, we will visit the Pagodas of Thien Hau, Quan Am and the one of the Jade Emperor. And to finish, we will be visiting the War Museum and the Ben Thanh market.
You will spend the night in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 3: From Ho Chi Minh to the Mekong Delta
(Breakfast and Lunch)
Our adventure begins at 8:00am. A journey of 2 hours will be awaiting u to reach My Tho, where there would be a stop to visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda. We will have a boat trip to the Delta, where you can observe the floating houses, the fruit gardens, the orchards and the fishing villages. We will then head for the Turtle Island and there, you will be having lunch. We’ll continue through the Delta and another course to An Khan, a less touristic place of Ben Tre. We will have a trip on the sampan boat and a stop to witness the daily business of a local family of the Mekong Delta. Return to Ho Chi Minh and be back in the city at 17:00pm
You will spend the night in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 4: Visit to the Cu Chi tunnels and flight to Siem Reap.
(Breakfast and Lunch)
During the morning, we leave Saigon and we head to the Tunnels of Cu Chi known as the “Iron Triangle”. We’ll visit the tunnels of Cu Chi and see a museum where we can see some of there vestiges from the Vietnam War. After the complex of the Cu Chi tunnels, we will return to Ho Chi Minh. Once back in the city, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight to Siem Reap. Upon your arrival in Siem Reap, our personnel will transfer you to your hotel.
You will spend the night in Siem Reap.

Day 5: Siem Reap: Angkor tour.
(Breakfast and Lunch)
After your break fast in the hotel, we will begin our visit to the majestic Temples of Angkor. Throughout the morning, we will be visiting the Angkor Wat, recognized as the religious temple biggest in the world and as the insignia of the Khmer culture. Upon our continuation, we will enter the complex of Angkor Thom; we will go through the walls that surround the South Gate. There we will stop and admire, between others, the Temples of Bayon and Bapuon, the Elephant Terrace and the Leper King Terrace. To enjoy the day to the max, we can have our lunch right there, in the Archaeological Park. In the afternoon, we will pass the new dominions of Angkor Thom; we will walk out the Victory Gate to head to the Takeo Temple, famous for its steep steps and its considerable impact. Later on, it will be time to visit the Ta Phrom, also known as the Temple of the Jungle. And to finalize the journey, we will be admiring the sunset at the Pre Rup.
You will spend the night in Siem Reap.

Day 6: Phnom Kulen and the Ben Mealea Temple.
(Breakfast and Lunch)
In the morning, after your breakfast, we will be heading toward the Beng Mealea; it will be 37.5 miles from where you will be seeing the typical passage of Kremr. It will be a one and half hour trip where we will be visiting the villages and the rice fields. Once you’re in the more wooded area you will visit the temple and as well as the Phnom Kulen Mountain. Upon the lunch time, it’s also a nice idea to have a bath in the waterfalls in the zone. There will be time to go though the trails and watch the small villages before returning to Siem Reap.
You will spend the night in Siem Reap.

Day 7: Flight Siem Reap – Luan Prabang
(Breakfast)
Today you’ll have your flight from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang. In Laos, our personnel will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. And you will have this day free for your activities in Luang Prabang.
You will spend the night in Luang Prabang

Day 8: Visit Laos
(Breakfast)
After breakfast we will be visiting the Temple of the Golden City, Wat Xien Thong. It’s a one of the most splendid, with the most photos taken temples of Luang Prabang; it’s something that without doubt turns special in a city baptized with the name of “the city of thousand temples”. Asides from the legends, Wat Xieng Thong is also famous for its beautiful architecture standing out from the rest: its three levels rooftop descending nearly touching the floor, its golden facades that light up under the sunlight. In its posterior part, a grand colored stained glass representing the Tree of Life that captures all the attentions. The beauty of each one of the elements increases its unquestionable historic importance, being the place where the kings of Laos were crowned until 1975 when the Pathet Lao overthrew the monarchy. To learn more about the real ancient Laos family, we can visit the museum of the Real Palace, another of the must-visit in Luang Prabang. After admiring this beauty, we will board on a cruise through the Mekong which will take us to the caves of Pak Ou Parareis in Ban Xang Haiven, the villa of Ban Phanom.
You will spend the night in Luang Prabang

Day 9: Luang Prabang - Flight to Hanoi
(Breakfast)
This day you will have to rest and to explore the city at your own pace or try the classic Tuk Tuk to get to know better the surroundings of Luang Prabang.
At the scheduled time, you will be transferred to the airport to take your flight back to Hanoi
You will spend the night in Hanoi.

Day 10: Visit Hanoi.
(Breakfast and Lunch)
After your breakfast, your tour begins with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Complex: the mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house and the One Pillar Pagoda. We will continue this cultural trip visiting the Temple of Literature, the first university of Vietnam. We will have lunch in a local restaurant, and in the afternoon it will be the Ethnic Museum, the Hoan Kiem Lake (the Sword Restoration Lake) and the Ngoc Son temple.
Finalizing the tour we will leave you to explore the old streets by yourself, but if it’s needed, don’t hesitate to ask for a guide to accompany you.
You will spend the night in Hanoi.

Día 11: Tour por la Bahía de Halong 
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
After breakfast at 8:00 am, the guide will pick you up at your hotel to accompany you to the bus which will take you to Halong Bay (4hrs trip).
Toward 13:00pm you will reach the Hon Gai port, where you will board the traditional Junk boat of Paloma Cruise. After your lunch, we will visit a fishing village called ‘Cua Van’ and you will be able to witness the daily life of the fishers and their families of this place. In this day you will also be visiting the Hang Trong cave.
Toward the evening, we can enjoy ourselves and explore the Halong Bay by Kayak or chill out on the deck.
Dinner will be served at 19:00pm.
You will be spending the night in Halong

Day 12: Visit the Halong Bay and return to Hanoi.
(Breakfast and Lunch)
Early risers can enjoy the sunset in Halong Bay. After breakfast there will be time to visit the 8th wonder of the world. You will pass through Dinh Huong Island and Ga Choi among others. You will also visit the Surprise cave too, and before returning to Halong port you will be having a buffet for lunch. Approximately 11:30am, you will be back in Halong and you will then take the bus back to Hanoi.
You’ll have arrived to your hotel at 16:30pm, and you will have the afternoon free to enjoy the city, its parks filled with the youth break dancing, aerobic, dancing… a little bit of everything.
You will spend the night in Hanoi.

Day 13: Hanoi – Hue
(Breakfast and Lunch)
After your breakfast, at the scheduled time, we will transfer you to the airport of Hanoi to have you take your flight to Hue.
Upon your arrival our personnel in Hue will take you to your hotel. You will spend the night in the Hue

Day 14: Visiting Hue
(Breakfast and Lunch)
The picturesque and hilly Hue has conferred a special place in the history of Vietnam. Selected capital of the Nguyen Dynasty (1802-1945), Hue takes us back to the old, the origin of Vietnam, the place that has been keeping hundreds of architectural works including palaces and royal tombs of the Nguyen dynasty.
We pick you up at your hotel around 7:30 am. We will begin with a visit to the tombs of Minh Mang and Khai Dinh. On this tour we've also included a visit to see and appreciate the Van An, a Vietnamese martial art. We pass through a small village where they specialized in the development of classic items like conical hats and incense made.
Before lunch we will head to the tomb of Tu Duc. After you have rested, the bus will take you to the Citadel. You will visit the Citadel of Hue, a World Cultural Heritage. It was built on the banks of the Perfume River, Western style combining so great with the citadel oriental architecture. It consists of three campuses: the defensive citadel, the Imperial Citadel and the Purple Forbidden City. You will visit Thien Mu pagoda, and to complete the tour of Hue awaits a boat ride on the Perfume River.
You will spend the night in the Hue

Day 15: Hue – Hoi An
(Breakfast and Lunch)
We will continue touring the country and be on our way to the South Vietnam, heading down to Hoi an. On the way we stop at the Hai Van Pass, Lang Co Beach and the Marble Mountains.
In the afternoon we will have time to stroll through the charming Hoi An. The architecture of Hoi An has no equal, with its low houses and wooden painted facades. Visit the Japanese Bridge, which according to local legend is indestructible. We enter the Pottery Museum, the amazing Tan Ky house (which was the first monument of historic interest) and the cantons temple. Of course we also stroll along the famous Silk Street.
I recommend places that you may go to dinner. Today you will be responsible for your own dinner.
You will spend the night in Hoi An.

Day 16: Hoi An, boat trip through Cham Island
(Breakfast and Lunch)
Today we have to wake up early to begin our tour to the Cham Island, at 7:00am. We will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the port of Cua Dai for a boat trip to the Cham Island. After one and half hours we will be at the Lang Co beach, where you can visit the Hai Tranh Pagoda and also a local fishing village.
This tour will give you the time to bath and go snorkel before lunch time. The lunch will be served in the ecological zone of Bai Chong. We will be back at Hoi An at 15:00pm
You will spend the night in Hoi An.

Day 17:Hoi An– Danang–Ho Chi Minh
(Breakfast)
From Hoi an we will transfer you to the airport of Danang for your flight to Ho Chi Minh.
Upon the time of your flight there will be time for you to see more of the city; we will send you the documents about the some of the most interesting places in Ho Chi Minh.
You will spend the night in Ho Chi Minh

Day 18: Ho Chi Minh – Home
(Breakfast)
Transfer from the hotel to the airport and fly back home.

Prices of the 18 days trip for Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

 

Accommodations in 3*** stars hotels

2 Pax

4 Pax

English speaking Guide

£1.615

£1.540

 

 

 

 

Inclusions:

  • English speaking guide, if you want to complete your course with a guide that speaks other languages, contact us, we’ll try our best to see it through.
  • Accommodations in 3-stars hotels..
  • Accommodation in the Halong Bay's Deluxe Dragon Cruise
  • The meals described in the itinerary
  • All the transfers described in this itinerary: from-to Airports, transfers of the excursions
  • Domestic flights: Ho Chi Minh-Siem Reap, Siem Reap-Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang-Hanoi, Hanoi-Hue, Danang-Ho Chi Minh

Exclusions:

  • The international flights (we can help you find the best flights)
  • Insurance of the trip
  • The fee of $65 per person to obtain the multiple entries visa to Vietnam.
  • The fee of $20 per person to obtain the visa to Cambodia
  • The fee of $35 per person to obtain the visa to Laos

 

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