Explore Hidden Charm of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia

19DAYS -> Vietnam -> Laos -> Cambodia

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Itinerary Summary

By Day Destinations Activities Meals
Day 1 Fly to Hanoi
Day 2 Hanoi City Tour Breakfast, Lunch
Day 3 Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4 Ninh Binh - Halong Bay/ Lan Ha Bay - Overnight on Cruise Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Halong Bay/ Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi - Fly to Da Nang - Hoi An Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Hoi An Breakfast
Day 7 Hoi An - Basket Boat Tour - Walking Tour Breakfast
Day 8 Hoi An - Transfer to Hue - City Tour Breakfast, lunch
Day 9 Hue - fly to Ho Chi Minh Breakfast
Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City Tour - Cu Chi Tunnel Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11 Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta Breakfast, Lunch
Day 12 Ho Chi Minh - Fly to Luang Prabang Breakfast
Day 13 Luang Prbang City Tour Breakfast
Day 14 Living Land Experience – Khoang Si Waterfall Breakfast
Day 15 Luang Prabang - Fly to Siem Reap Breakfast
Day 16 Banteay Srei & Beng Mealea Temples Breakfast, lunch
Day 17 Angkor Wat Sunrise & Angkor Temples Breakfast, lunch
Day 18 Tonle Sap Lake Breakfast
Day 19 Siemreap Departure Breakfast

Full itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Hanoi

Welcome to your holiday with Your Vietnam Travel

Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, either Domestic or International arrival, after clearing all customs procedures, please proceed to exit gate and look for your guide who will be waiting at the lobby, holding the Your Vietnam Travel's signboard with your name on it. 

Foodie Tour for 3 hours is available at your request 

Meals:

Day 2

Hanoi City Tour

After breakfast, our guide pick up at hotel at 8.00AM. Sightseeing today includes explore Vietnam’s charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas, start a Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and stilt house), the Presidential Palace, the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Temple of Literature; West Lake including the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda; and one of the city’s museums (a choice between the History Museum and the Ethnology Museum). End the day’s explorations; watch a traditional puppet show on water that shows off an ancient art form.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3

Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi

Our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel. We take you to Ninh Binh province which is far from Hanoi city about 120 km.

9h30 : Have a short break for 20 minutes to relax

10h30: The first destination in this trip is visit Hoa Lu ancient capital. This is the first capital of Vietnam. Come to visit Hoa Lu, you will learn about why the capital was moved to Hanoi nowadays. You are impressed on an outstanding architecture when entering temples of King Dinh and King Le, the first and second emperors of ancient Vietnam, built in the 17 century. Try to feel ancient atmospheres in Hoa Lu ancient capital.

11h45: Have buffet lunch in the restaurant with a lot of local foods goat meat, fried rice… Vegetarian food is always available in the buffet lunch.

13h00: Visit Trang An which was recognized by UNESCO as The world Heritage Site in 2014. Trang An has the wonderful tunnel cave system so that Kong’s Movie Group chose this place for New Version of Kong in 2016 – “ Skull Island “. Boat trip to visit Trang An to see the amazing beauty of this landscape with many caves such as : Sang Cave (Light Cave), Toi Cave (Dack cave), Nau Ruou Cave (Cooking Wine), green river and natural view.

15h30 : Get on the bus to go to Mua Cave ( Dancing Cave ). Walk up almost 500 steps, you can reach to the top of Lying Dragon Moutain, have an amazing panoramic view of Tam Coc from here.

16h30 – 17h00 : Get on the Bus to return to Hanoi

19:30 – Drop you off at your hotel/stay. Overnight in Hanoi

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4

Ninh Binh - Halong Bay/ Lan Ha Bay - Overnight on Cruise

After breakfast, you will take a driving trip to Halong City. 11.45 – 12.15: Embark at Hon Gai International harbor.Our guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at lobby of hotel at 8.00 - 8.20AM and start journey east to Halong Bay, through picturesque rice-farming villages of the Red River Delta, where we see every day Vietnamese village life. On arrival, we board a beautiful traditional junk and spend a full day and night cruising the bay’s 3000 magnificent limestone islets. In the evening when the boat is anchored in the middle of the stunning lagoon, we enjoy a wonderful seafood meal and later there is opportunity for an evening swim from the side of the boat. Spend the night on our luxurious boat

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Halong Bay/ Lan Ha Bay - Hanoi - Fly to Da Nang - Hoi An

Awake early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast then take advantage of the sundeck and admire the amazing rock formations of Halong. Have brunch on board the boat before returning to Halong pier to get back Hanoi for your flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, transfer to Hoi An for check in. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

Hoi An

Today, it is time for you to explore art and handicraft galleries, try on clothes tailor-made, relax at the riverside restaurants or take the short journey to the nearby beach. Overnight in Hoi An. 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7

Hoi An - Basket Boat Tour - Walking Tour

After breakfast, our guide will pick you up at hotel at 8.00am & cycling to Cam Thanh fishing Village, where you are able to learn something about local fishing industry and its locally cultural life. You will take a rest at a local home with a cup of tea offered by a local host. Our guide will give you a brief about basket boat adventure. You will be told about the safety instruction how to get balanced on the round basket boat, how to paddle in it a proper way. Of course, life jacket will be provided to you and our local people will help you how to navigate it. We will you be confident until you can row it by yourself. Your tour is ended after a light snack at a local family while enjoying a great round basket performance on the river which is awesome that you can see only one time in your lifetime. 

Afternoon, visiting a lovely old house, still occupied by the descendants of the merchants who built it over 200 years ago, before seeing the elaborate Japanese Bridge, a Chinese temple, the bustling market. Overnight in Hoi An.

 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 8

Hoi An - Transfer to Hue - City Tour

Leaving Hoi An for the scenic mountainous drive to Hue, we visit Marble Mountains  Stop at the dramatic Hai Van Pass, the high dividing line between the climate zones of North and South Vietnam, to admire the spectacular views and at the fishing village of Lang Co for a drink. Spend the afternoon on a leisurely walking tour through Vietnam’s ancient capital city, visiting the Royal Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum of King Tu Duc (a replica of the king’s palace built for the next reincarnation of the king), before exploring the Imperial Museum and Dong Ba Market.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 9

Hue - fly to Ho Chi Minh

After breakfast, transfer to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. Upon arrival Ho Chi Minh, you will be welcomed by our tour guide/ driver and transfer to hotel for check in. 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10

Ho Chi Minh City Tour - Cu Chi Tunnel

Breakfast at hotel, meet our guide at 8.00 & start visiting to the most attractive places in Ho Chi Minh City including Reunification Palace - a special national relic for its historical and architectural values of Vietnam, and the War Remnants Museum. Next, we will explore a little bit about Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office – the French building in Ho Chi Minh City.

Have a lunch at local restaurant before leaving the city for a tour to Cu Chi Tunnels - a man-made maze with the length of almost 250 kilometers. Also, the tunnels were used to serve as communication routes, storage facilities, hospitals and living quarters for Vietnamese fighters in the long period of war. If you are interested in, you can go into the tunnels to discover the harsh living conditions of those whose were used to live there. 

After that, taste the typical boiled tapioca and hot tea before you come back to Saigon.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11

Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta

Pick you up at hotel at 08.00AM, A smooth one-and-half-hour bus ride through rice field scenery along National Highway 1 brings you to the beautiful rural district of Trung Luong. On arrival at My Tho, after visiting Vinh Trang pagoda, take a motor boat to enter My Tho city through Bao Dinh natural canal. Take a leisurely cruise on the Tien River to view the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands. Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant, then visit the coconut candy mill and take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals. Meet at the bus and return to Ho Chi Minh City. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 12

Ho Chi Minh - Fly to Luang Prabang

Free until transfer to airport for flight to Luang Prabang (Laos). Upon arrival, transferred to hotel for check in. 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 13

Luang Prbang City Tour

This morning we wake up before dawn to witness and participate in offering alms to hundreds of saffron-robed monks – an awe-inspiring sight. Please tell your guide a day in advance if you wish to make an offering so he/she can prepare some food for you to hand over to the monks. This early morning ritual dates back generations in Laos. Watch the town come to life in the morning then return to the hotel for breakfast or join the locals for a bowl of delicious noodle soup after the alms giving ritual. (If you do not wish to make an offering, please keep an appropriate distance and observe the ritual in silence. Dress appropriately – shoulders, chest and legs should be covered). 

we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. Continue to National Museum at the former Royal Palace. It displays a collection of artefacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through to the last sovereign. Our next stop is Wat Mai with the holy Buddha images. Then finish our tour with a climbing up to the top of Mount Phousi for a panorama view of the city at the sunset.

 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 14

Living Land Experience – Khoang Si Waterfall

Transfer to Living Lands Organic Farm. You will have a new appreciation for rice and admiration for the people of Lao who to this day continue to harvest rice without modern machinery. Lunch at Living Land farm.

Afternoon, transfer to Khoang Si waterfall where you can splash around in the turquoise pools or walk along the forest trails. Once at the waterfall, we will visit Bear Rescue Center before hiking to the waterfall, swimming is possible. Come back city for overnight

 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 15

Luang Prabang - Fly to Siem Reap

Free until our driver pick you up to transfer to the Airport for flight to Siem Reap. 

Upon arrival at Siem Reap Int’s Airport, get your luggage and walk straight to the Exit Gate where our representative is waiting. After self-introduced, you’ll transfer directly around 30 minutes to the hotel in the city for check in (check in time is 2pm). Time to fresh-up and relax at hotel.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 16

Banteay Srei & Beng Mealea Temples

Breakfast at the hotel. Depart for Banteay Srei temple this morning. This red sandstone temple is one of Angkor’s most significant structures as its walls are decorated with elaborate carvings which have been preserved remarkably well. They provide an excellent into the Angkor civilization and their beliefs. It was built in the 10th century and was dedicated to the Hindu god – Shiva. Continue on a pleasant drive through the countryside to Beng Mealea, a sprawling jungle temple constructed in a distinctly Angkor Wat style by King Jayavarman II in the early 12th century. It preceded and may have served as a prototype for Angkor Wat. Contrary to Angkor, few carvings or bas-reliefs are evident. Today the temple is largely overrun by vegetation and the stone walls are crumbling which adds to its charm in a unique way. Accessibility has improved as elevated walkways have been set up throughout most of the temple, although to see all corners does require a sense of adventure as you will need to climb over stone blocks or walk through narrow passageways. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the shady surrounds of the temple before transferring back to Siem Reap for 1.5 hours. (It is advisable to wear sturdy, walking shoes with a decent grip)

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 17

Angkor Wat Sunrise & Angkor Temples

Early morning at about 5.00 am, you will be transferred to visit sunrise at Angkor Wat – After sunrise, we continue to visit Angkor Wat, one of the modern wonders of the world. Be amazed by the sheer size of the temple and learn how the Khmer Empire prospered between the 9th and 13th centuries, around the time when Angkor Wat was built. Stroll through the intricately carved hallways that show hundreds of fine carvings and discover small shrines still in use today by the local people. 08.00 am, return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, visit Angkor Thom, the ancient royal city of the Khmer Empire with its centerpiece; the Bayon temple. As you approach, you will notice the enigmatic faces of former King Jayavarman VII looking in every direction. Your guide will take you to the Terrace of the Elephants, which served as a platform from where the King could welcome back his victorious army, and the Terrace of the Leper King, which holds detailed carvings winding along a narrow passageway that leads to the Baphuon complex. Enjoy the homemade lunch at the local house, then continue to visit Neak Pean, East Mebon temples, and end the day with Ta Prohm temple. This beautiful temple is overgrown with fig trees, giving a haunting yet exotic atmosphere. The magnificent roots of the trees have merged over the centuries with the temple’s huge stone blocks, emphasizing a ‘forgotten city’ feeling.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 18

Tonle Sap Lake

Drive about 45-minutes to the countryside, stopping en route to visit a local village. Arrive at the quay and board a local boat for a 1.5-hour ride on the Tonle Sap Lake (Mychreay Floating Village), also known as the Great Lake of Cambodia. Find out how communities live and work on the lake; see the floating schools, markets, and police stations, among others; observe their daily lives. Drive back to Siem Reap, and visit the old market and artisans Dángkor 

Meals: Breakfast

Day 19

Siem Reap departure

Free at leisure until transferring to the airport for departure.

Meals: Breakfast

Trip Notes

Inclusions

All transfer and quality air-conditioned vehicles

Accommodation at 3, 4, 5 star Hotel/ Cruise selected including daily breakfast with double/twin room

Tours with local English Speaking Guide

Meals as mentioned in the program (Breakfast: B ; Lunch: L ; Dinner: D)

Airport transfer at destination

Boat trip Hue/ Mekong Delta/ Tonle Sap

Basket Boat Tour in Hoi An

Sunset party/ welcome drink

Entrance fee for all destinations as Tour Itinerary indicated

Bottle of water available on coach ( 2 bottle/pax/day)

Exclusions

Domestic & International airfare 

Drinks and other meals do not indicate in the program

Visa to Vietnam/ Laos/Camboa

Travel insurance

Personal expenses (telephone, shopping...)

Tipping/ Gratuities

Single Supplement

Early check in & late check out

Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.

 

 

 

Accommodation

Destinations 3 star 4 star 5 star
Halong Bay

Le Journey Cruise

Aclass Stella Cruise

Athena Cruise

Hoi An

Hoi An Central Hotel

Ann Retreat Hotel

Silk Sense Hoi An River Resort

Hue

Rosaleen Hotel

Mondial Hue

Imperial Hue

Ho Chi Minh

Lotus Hotel

Liberty Central Sai Gon

Majestic Hotel

Luang Prabang

Alana Hotel

Le Bel Air

Luang Prabang View Hotel

Hanoi

Sap by Connek

MK Premier Hotel

Melia Hotel

Siem Reap

Amber Angkor Villa

Tara Angkor Hotel

Borei Angkor

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