Hanoi - Halong Bay - Danang - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnel - Siem Reap
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Start your Vietnam travel from the historic capital of Hanoi, you'll board a remarkable overnight cruise around Halong Bay. Make your way to Hoi An, where you have ample free time to explore and get a taste of delicious Vietnamese food! Your tour will finish up in the country's financial hub of Ho Chi Minh City giving you a chance to explore the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels and learn more about the history and traditions of Vietnam. Jump on your Cambodia flight and tick off your bucket list with the forgotten temples of the Angkor Wat Complex.
|Month||Departure Date||Surcharge Airfare|
|July 2020||08||$300 School Holiday|
|January 2021||Black out|
Day 1: Arrival - Hanoi
Departure from Sydney/ Melbourne via Vietnam, upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, you will be greeted by our representative and be transferred to hotel for check in. Free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Overnight on Cruise (B / L / D)
08:00 – 08:30 Pick-up at hotel and start the scenic, 3 and ½ hour drive to Halong Bay.
12:30 – 13:00 Embark on V’Spirit Classic Cruise followed by a short cruise briefing.
13:30 – 14:30 Savor a delectable lunch as V’Spirit Classic cruises among the limestone islands.
15:00 – 16:00 Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
16:00 – 17:00 Cruising to Titov island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay.
17:00 – 17:30 Return to the main boat and continue cruising to the quiet area while enjoy beautiful seascape on the way.
17:30 – 19:00 Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.
19:00 Dinner is served. Socialize with other guests, take part in board games, fish for squid, or just laze around. Overnight on board. Meals: Breakfast at hotel. Lunch and Dinner on board
Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B / L)
06:30 – 07:15 Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07:30 – 08:30 Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay.
09:00 – 10:00 Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Bo Nau area.
10:15 Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
10:15 – 11:00 Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
11:00 – 12:15 While heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
12:15 – 12:30 Disembark V’Spirit Classic.
12:30 – 13:00 Transfer back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi around at 17:00. Then you are free. Overnight in Hanoi. Meals: Breakfast and lunch on cruise.
*Details cruise program will be update upon confirmation. Anyway it still can change prior to departure date without notification due the weather or quay policy.
Optional Activity: Hanoi Evening Street Food Tour
This tour into the Old Quarter will begin from your hotel in the early evening. Your English-speaking local guide will give you an insight into the intricacies and traditions of Vietnamese food culture, including details on ingredients and historical backgrounds of popular northern dishes. Walk through the maze of bustling streets that is Hanoi’s Old Quarter, and tempt your tastebuds with the famed Hanoi dish Banh Cuon at a local eatery. Watch as the skilled chefs demonstrate to you how this tasty dish is put together. Continuing onwards, wander past street stalls and quiet residential lanes where you can discover how the local’s live in the old quarter. Afterwards you will stop at the barbeque stalls. Settle down with the locals and sample various meat, vegetable and bread specialties grilled over hot coals for extra flavour. The search for dessert will bring you down to a small alley, here you will find fruit served in a cup and smothered with crushed iced and condensed milk – this speciality is one not to be missed! Your local guide will then take you to one of Hanoi’s best kept secrets, a hidden street food restaurant to taste top ten street foods in Hanoi include Banh My Hanoi, Vietnamese Rice Wine and famous Egg Coffee along with many other specialties. Follow these delicious meals with an ice cold local beer. Your trip ends in the middle of the old quarter and you will continue onwards to discover Hanoi by night at your own leisure, or the tour guide can arrange a taxi for you to go back to your hotel (taxi not included). Inclusions: English speaking tour guide, all food and drink as mentioned above.
Day 4: Hanoi - Danang - Hoi An (B)
After breakfast at hotel, you will transfer to airport for your fight to Danang. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in Hoian. Stop en route to visit the Marble Mountain and Stone village. The rest of the afternoon is yours at leisure to explore the UNESCO World Heritage listed town of Hoian. Overnight in Hoian. Meal included: Breakfast at hotel
Day 5: Hoi An - Free Day (B)
Today you are free for your own exploration in Hoian. Overnight in Hoian. Meals: Breakfast at hotel
Optional tour to My Son
Depart early this morning and travel to My Son (approx. 1 hour), a UNESCO World Heritage site located 40km southwest of Hoi An. My Son was once the capital and religious centre of the Cham people, and is believed to be the longest inhabited archaeological site in Indochina. The ruins of My Son were built between the 7th to 13th century BC and are located in a valley surrounded by mountains, the sides of which are covered in thick jungle. Hon Quap (Cat's Tooth Mountain) overlooks the site, its crooked peak mimicked by the architecture of some temples' roofs. These mountains are the source of the Thu Bon River, a holy river which flows through the site. Lunch will be included at a local restaurant and after the day’s tour, be transferred back to the hotel in Hoi An. Inclusions: Transfers to and from your hotel to My Son Holy Land, English speaking tour guide.
Day 6: Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City (B)
After breakfast you will be transferred to nearby Da Nang Airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City - a bustling metropolis located in the south of the country. Upon arrival you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel accommodation. The rest of the day is at leisure to discover Ho Chi Minh City. Meals: Breakfast at hotel.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnel - Ho Chi Minh City (B)
After breakfast at hotel, we will visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels. Once upon a time, the tunnel system stretched over 250km from Saigon to the Cambodian border and was three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centres and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction providing visitors with a unique experience and a feel of what underground life was like during the U.S and Vietnam War. In the afternoon, you are free. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Meals: Breakfast at hotel.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City - Free Day (B)
Today you are free for your own exploration in .Overnight in Ho Chi Minh. Meals: Breakfast at hotel
Optional tours: Mekong Delta Day tour
This morning after breakfast be picked up from the hotel and travel to the city of My Tho (approx. 1.5 hours) on the banks of the Mekong. Upon arrival board a motor boat and cruise along the Mekong River. The boat will take you to Xep Canal, a lovely place where you can escape the traffic of the main river. Here you will cruise under coconut trees before arriving at a small islet. Disembark and walk around a small local village. Stop at a local family's home to enjoy tropical fruit, honey tea and wine and listen to traditional Vietnamese music performed by the villagers. Afterwards continue onwards to another islet where a traditional Vietnamese lunch will be prepared by a local family (included). In the afternoon return to Ho Chi Minh City and your hotel accommodation. Inclusions: Transfers to and from your hotel, English speaking tour guide, Mekong River boat trip, lunch, honey tea and honey wine, seasonal fruits, traditional music performance.
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap (B)
After breakfast free at leisure till transfer to airport for your flight to Siem Reap. Welcome to Siem Reap! Your tour begins when you are warmly welcomed by our English Speaking Guide at Siem Reap International Airport. After you have collected your luggage he will then take you to your hotel for check in. Then you are free. Overnight in Siem Reap. Meals: Breakfast at hotel
Day 10: Siem Reap (B)
After breakfast, enjoy a full day excursion to discover Angkor Thom and Temples. Firstly, you will visit the wonderful Angkor Thom (the Great City) including the Southern Gate, famous Bayon temple (12th century in the centre of city remains one the most enigmatic temples of the Angkor group composed of 54 gothic towers decorated with 216 smiling faces of Avalokitesvara. Baphuon temple is lying just to the north of Bayon a pyramidal representation of mythical Mont Meru. Terrace of Elephants used as a giant reviewing stand for public ceremonies and served as a base for the king’s grand audience hall ; Terrace of the Leper King a platform 7m high, with statue. Visit to Ta Prohm. One of the area’s most beautiful temples, Ta Prohm has been left relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Its appeal lies in the fact that, unlike the other monuments of Angkor, it was abandoned and swallowed by the jungle, looking very much the ways most of the Angkor temples appeared when European explorers first stumbled upon them.
Afternoon, it is time to visit the wonderful Angkor Wat Temples – one of the seven greatest architectural wonders of the world, as a temple and mausoleum for King Suryavarman II at the peak of the Khmer empire in the first half of 12th. Angkor Wat is probably the best-preserved of the Angkorean temples, with a central tower surrounded by four smaller towers. The central monument represents the mythical Mount Meru, the holy mountain at the centre of the universe, which was home to the Hindu God Vishnu. The whole complex covers 81 hectares, a rectangular wall measuring 1025 meters by 800 meters borders the inner edge of the moat, and temple's greatest sculptural treasure is its 2 km-long bas-reliefs around the walls. In the late afternoon, visit to the Phnom Bakheng temple, is the first temple in Angkor region build by the Yacovarman I King in the first of 9th century, located on a slope gently hill where thousands tourist are grouping on the hilltop to catch a memorable time of life when viewing the marvellous sunset, the distant Angkor Wat in the jungle.
Evening is your free time for walking at busy pub street. Pop up at a bar for cool drink or shopping at Angkor Night Market. Overnight in Siem Reap. Meals: Breakfast at hotel.
Day 11: Siem Reap - Free Day (B)
Today you are free for your own exploration in Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem Reap. Meals: Breakfast at hotel.
Day 12: Siem Reap - Departure (B)
After breakfast free at leisure till transfer to airport for return flight back home. We hope you have brought home find memories of Vietnam! Meals: Breakfast at hotel.
Tour Price: Price in AUD Dollar Per Person.
|Group Size (Min. 2 people)||Standard Class (3*)||Superior Class (4*)|
|Price per person/ twin share||$2,270||$2,530|
|Triple Room (2ADL+1CHD) & Family Room (2ADL+2CHD)|
|Group Size (Min.3 people)||Standard Class (3*)||Superior Class (4*)|
|Price per person/ triple share||$2,170||$2,390|
(Flight with Vietnam Airlines the new Dreamliner 787)
* Conditions apply. Minnimum 2 person travelling together. Price based on twin share or double bedded room .