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This journey has quickly become one of our most popular. It combines some of Vietnam’s major highlights with an in-depth exploration of the major cities in Vietnam. We end with Asia’s most memorable sight – the temples of Angkor. This is a journey for those seeking a deeper understanding of Vietnam’s culture and landscape, with a look into the enchanting country of Cambodia’s history, both past and present.
 


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Full Itinerary
 

Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
Meet & Greet at the airport and transfer to the hotel of your choice.
 

Overnight in Hanoi

 

Day 2: Hanoi-Cruising Halong bay  (Lunch on boat)
After breakfast we drive to Halong Bay- one of the most stunning natural wonders of Vietnam. Whoever comes to Vietnam should not miss the chance to visit Ha Long Bay, a picturesque blend of harmonious transition between the mountains and the sea. Ha Long Bay belongs to the Bac Bo (Ton Kin) gulf (about 200km from Ha Noi) and stretches an area of 1,500 km2 with three thousand green islands that look like gems. Many islands bear names given by fishermen according to their shape: Cone-shaped Cookie, Banana, Small Fish, Tortoise, Nail, wading Ox etc
In Ha Long Bay we will board a junk for a fantastic cruise through Ha Long Bay (4 hours). Have seafood lunch on boat.

Overnight in Halong

 

Day 3: Halong - Half-day Hanoi city tour
In the morning, we return to Hanoi and continue with half-day excursion in Hanoi. We will visit the Ethnology Museum (closed on Monday), the One-Pillar-Pagoda and the historical Temple of Literature. Then on to a cyclo tour in the Old Quarter with its lively and narrow streets as well as we will visit a typical local market. In the early evening we will attend a performance of a traditional Hanoian Water Puppet Theatre.
 

Overnight in Hanoi

 

Day 4: Hanoi - Hue: Imperial Citadel & Royal tombs
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for a short flight to Hue. Upon arrival the guide will meet you and bring you to your hotel.
After check-in we will have a short break before we head on to the see the Imperial City, an impressive complex, first built in 17th century based on the ancient practice of geomancy. We will visit Khai Dinh tomb and the Dong Ba market.
 

Overnight in Hue

 

Day 5: Hue - Hoi An ancient town - night walk
In the morning we leave the hotel for a boat ride on the Perfume River. Then on to Thien Mu Pagoda, which is located on the southwest bank of the river. The Pagoda was the centre of Buddhism in Central Vietnam. We continue to Hoi An. En route we will have a stop in Lang Co, where we have a short break. Lunch optional
In Hoi An your guide will pick you up in the evening for an amazing walk through the illuminated ancient part of the city.
 

Overnight in Hoi An

 

Day 6: Fly to Saigon
In the morning we will have a short drive toDa Nang airport and take a flight to Saigon, the Metropole of the South Vietnam. In the afternoon we discover the city and come to see the Cathedral, the War Remnants museum before we end the day with a visit to China Town.
 

Overnight in Saigon

 

Day 7: Mekong delta: Boat trip &  Floating market (Lunch on fruit garden)
We depart from the hotel in the morning and drive southwards to the Vinh Long Province, which is situated between two branches of the downstream Mekong river.
On arrival, we enjoy a boat trip along the river's narrow waterways, overhung with dense vegetation. We will have the opportunity to try exotic fruits in one of the many orchards. We will make a visit to the Caibe floating market. For lunch, we will serve you the local delicacy - an Elephant's-Ear fish. Return to Saigon.
 

Overnight in Saigon

 

Day 8: Saigon-Phnom Penh sightseeing
Transfer to airport to take flight to Phnompenh. After a arrive Phnom Penh, pick up and transfer to check in hotel. Phnom Penh. We will start touring around Phnom Penh. We will visit to the Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda, the Independence Monument and  Toul Sleng genocide museum.

 

Overnight in Phnom Penh

 

Day 9: Phnom Penh - Siem Riep - Exploring Angkor Wat
In the morning we departure to the airport to take the flight to Siem Riep.
Continue to visit Siem Riep, the base for visiting the world famous temples of the ancient city Angkor: South Gate of Angkor Thom, famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as most complete structure of Angkor Wat which was built by King Suryavarman II in the middle of the 12th century over a period of about 30 years. In the afternoon we visit the Ta Promh, Angkor Wat and view sunset from Phnom Bakheng.

Overnight in Siem Riep

 

Day 10: More temples of Angkor
Full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the Banteay Srei, Banteay Samre and Victory Gate: Thommanon, Chau Say Tevoda, Ta Prohm, Ta Keo and Banteay Kdei.

Overnight in Siem Riep

 

Day 11: Siemreap Departure
Transfer to airport to take flight to your next destination
End the tour.

 
 
 
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