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Best of Indochina

Tour code: IND-02

Duration: 15 days/ 14 nights

Route: Laos - Vietnam - Cambodia

Prices: 1976 $

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL - VIENTIANE (D)

Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your centrally located hotel. After a short rest,
we start to visit the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. From there, we visit the Central Market call ‘Morning Market’ where you can find the antique items for collection, well handmade textile and gift away items. Overnight in Vientiane

Day 2: VIENTIANE  - LUANGPRABANG (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel , transfer to airport for your flight to Luangprabang . We spend the day touring Lao capital, visiting the National Museum (Revolutionary Museum) where varied antique items and legend of Laos’s history fighters and leaders displace from the ancient times to new revolution period. We then board a short flight to Luang Prabang, which is perhaps the best - preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. UNESCO registered 1995 as World Cultural Heritage City. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Asia. On arrival, we transfer you to hotel. After a short rest, we are strolling around to see the Street Night Market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang, we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as viewing a beautiful panorama sunset over this once royal ancient city and the Mekong River. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 3: LUANGPRABANG  - PAK OU CAVE (B/L)

Breakfast, we enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai, Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represent the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple. We then board a boat embarking upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine. On return, We  take a short drive to Ban Phanom, well known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

Day 4: LUANGPRABANG  - HANOI (B/L/D)

06.00 Early this morning you may want to wake up early and participate in the daily early morning ritual of saffron-clad monks with their black Alms-giving bowls being given offerings from the local people, including the ubiquitous sticky rice. This is the highlight of tour prior goodbye to this charming city.
Breakfast, we then visit The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign. We continue visit the silver smith’s and Fine Arts School and the Central Market are not to be missed. We visit these sights before we catch a flight goodbye to this ancient. You are warmly welcomed by our Tour guide at Noibai Airport and transferred to your hotel in Hanoi capital. Be free and relax after long journey. In the evening, attend Water Puppet Show and enjoy welcome dinner. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 5: Hanoi – Halong - Hanoi (B/L)

Leave Hanoi at 8:00 for Halong Bay, on arrival at Halong city at about 11.30am, get on a private boat. Have seafood lunch on boat while the boat cruising caves, grottoes, floating villages and beaches. Stop to visit Surprise Caves, one of the biggest, nicest cave in Halong Bay. Finish cruise about 15.30pm. Drive back to Hanoi and end tour at 19:00.

Day 6: Hanoi – City tour - Hue (B/L)

Start at 8:00 from your hotel by car to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum, One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc pagoda. After lunch, visit to Temple of Literature, the first university of Vietnam, Army museum (or Art museum, History museum, Women museum is at your choice). Hanoi Flag Tower. Wonder around Hoan Kiem lake, visit NgocsonTemple. Then we transfer to airport, take the flight to Hue. The local guide welcome you and transfer to hotel. Check in hotel and relax. Overnight in Hue.

Day 7: Hue city tour (B/L/D)

Start the tour with a visit to Imperial Citadel and King Minh Mang tomb, King Tu Duc Tomb, Thien Mu Pagoda. Have dinner in reataurant. Then we will embark a boat cruise along Perfume river to admire sunset and enjoy Vietnamese traditional folk song on boat. Overnight in Hue.

Day 8: Hue - Hoi An – My Son holy land (B/L)

In the morning, take a private car from Hue to Hoi An through Hai Van pass, Lang Co beach – one of the most beautiful beaches of Vietnam. Then drive to My Son Holy Land – one of the world heritage site of Vietnam. Go to Hoi An city. In the afternoon for beach activities or relax on the bank of Thu Bon river or go shopping around. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 9: Hoian – Ho Chi Minh (B)

Have a breakfast at hotel. Free and easy on the beach. In the afternoon, take the flight to Ho Chi Minh. The guide will pick up you and transfer to hotel. Free in the afternoon. Relax and walk around in the evening. Feel the beauty of Ho Chi Minh in night with the color lights and noisy restaurants and coffee bar. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 10: Cu chi tunnel – city tour (B/L)

Drive a long way on the country side of Vietnam to Cu Chi, the incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. Return to Ho Chi Minh. Have lunch at restaurant. Then we go to city tour. The tour begins with a visit to Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral. On the way back, stop at Chinatown which should not be missed. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong delta- Ho Chi Minh (B/L)

Leave at 8:00 from your hotel for My Tho, on arrival, get on a private boat cruising Floating Fish Market and along small creek to Mekong River estuary, to Phoenix Island and stop at a garden restaurant for Vietnamese lunch. The motorized boat cruises more along natural creeks and quiet village in Ben Tre Province. Visit orchards, bee - keeping farm, taste natural honey and honey wine, enjoy tropical fruit, traditional music, wonder around a distillery, explore the local coconut candy production process, taste candy & coconut pulp. On the way back to Hochiminh, stop at a bonsai garden in My Tho. End tour in the late evening.

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh – Phnom Penh (B/L/D)

After breakfast at hotel, we will transfer to airport, take the flight to Phnompenh. Our guide and coach will pick up at Phnom Penh International airport then transfer to hotel for check in. Lunch at the local restaurant.
Afternoon, transfer to visit Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Preahkeo Morokot, National Museum and Central Market.
Dinner at the local & overnight at hotel in PNH.

Day 13 PHNOM PENH-SIEM REAP  (B/L)

After breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Phnom Penh International airport for flight to Siem Reap, arrival to transfer to check in hotel. Lunch at the local.
Afternoon, transfer to visit the famous temple of Cambodia, Angkor Wat and take a romantic view Sun Set from the top of Bakheng Hill. overnight at hotel in Rep.

Day 14 SIEM REAP-ANGKOR RUINS (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel, transfer to visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphoun, Terrace of Elephants, Terrace of Leper King and Phimean Akas temple. Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon, transfer to visit other Angkor Ruins, Thommanom, Chao Say Tevoda, Takeo, Taprom, Bunteay Kday and Sras Srong. Overnight at hotel in Rep.

Day 15: SIEM REAP- DEPATURE  (B/L)

Morning breakfast at hotel, then transfer to visit Chantier Ecole-Artisant d’Angkor, the place are Ministry of Education, & was create in 1992  and this place renowned woodworking, stone carving and polychrome training center and workshops. Free tours of the classes and workshops offer glimpse Cambodian artistry. Lunch at the local restaurant.Afternoon, do shopping at old market and some souvenir shop till suitable time to transfer to the airport for flight departure. End of services

Tour Price
Group 1 pax 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-9 pax 10-15 pax 16 pax up Single supplement
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Accommodation

HOTELS USED IN TOURS

 

 

City/ Hotels

Standard (3star)

Superior (3 star+)

Hanoi

Moonview hotel/ Superior room

http://moonviewhotel.com/

OR

Luxor hotel/ Deluxe room

www.hanoiluxorhotel.com

Meddalion hotel/ Superior room

www.medallion-hanoi.com

OR

Quoc Hoa hotel/ Superior room

http://quochoahotel.com/

Ninh Binh

Thuy Anh hotel/ Superior room

www.thuyanhhotel.com/

Thuy Anh hotel/ Superior room

www.thuyanhhotel.com/

Halong

Van hai hotel/ Superior room

www.vanhaihalonghotel.com

Saigon halong hotel/ Superior room

http://www.saigonhalonghotel.com/

Halong boat

Hai long boat

 

Hai long junk/ Standard cabin

www.hailongjunk.com/

Bai tho boat

Bai tho junk/ Deluxe cabin

www.halongsails.com

Sapa

Bamboo hotel/ Standard room

www.bamboosapahotel.com.vn

Royal view hotel/ Deluxe room

www.royalviewsapa.vn

Sapa train

Ratraco train

Ratraco train

Quang binh

Nhat le hotel

Saigon quang binh hotel/ Superior room

www.sgquangbinhtourist.com.vn/EN/info.htm

Hue

Heritage hotel/ ROH room

http://www.hueheritagehotel.com.vn

Huong giang hotel/ Deluxe room

http://www.huonggianghotel.com.vn

Hoi An

Indochine hotel/ Superior room

www.hoianindochine.com

Hoian trail resort/ Superior room

www.hoiantrailsresort.com.vn

Nha Trang

Nha trang lodge/ Standard room

http://www.nhatranglodge.com/

Yasaka hotel/ Deluxe room

http://yasanhatrang.com/

Phan Thiet

Dynasty reosrt/ ROH room

http://dynastyresorts.com/

Ocean star resort/ Superior room

http://oceanstarresort.com/

Dalat

Hoang Anh dalat resort/ Standard room

www.hagl.com.vn

Ngoc lan hotel/ Superior room

www.ngoclanhotel.vn

Ho Chi Minh

Elios hotel/ Standard room

http://elioshotel.vn/

OR

Lavender hotel/ ROH room

http://lavenderhotel.com.vn/

Bong sen hotel/ Superior room

http://bongsencorporation.com/

OR

Liberty 4/ Premium deluxe

www.liberty4hotel.com

Can Tho

Ninh Kieu hotel/ Standard room

http://www.ninhkieuhotel.vn/home/

Saigon cantho hotel/ Superior room

http://www.saigoncantho.com.vn/

Phu Quoc

Sea Star resort/ Garden view room

www.seastarresort.com

Sasco blue resort/ Standard room

http://sasco-bluelagoon-resort.com

City/ Hotels

Deluxe (4,5 star)

Premium (5 star)

Hanoi

Flower garden hotel/ Superior room

http://flowergardenhotel.com.vn/

OR

Maison D’Hanoi Hanova hotel/ Classic room

http://www.hanovahotel.com/

Sofitel plaza hotel/ Classic room

http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-3553-sofitel-plaza-hanoi/index.shtml?gclid=CKOl_5z49JkCFRxregodrRC_SQ

OR

Sheraton hotel/ Executive room

http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/index.html

Ninh Binh

Thuy Anh hotel/ Deluxe room

www.thuyanhhotel.com/

Thuy Anh hotel/ Deluxe room

www.thuyanhhotel.com/

Halong

Halong plaza hotel/ Superior room

www.halongplaza.com

Novotel hotel/ Standard room

www.novotelhalong.com.vn

Halong boat

Huong hai boat

 

Huong Hai junk/ Superior cabin

www.halongdiscovery.com

Huong hai boat

 

Paradise junk/ Superior cabin

http://www.paradisecruises.org

Sapa

Chau long hotel/ Superior room

www.chaulonghotel.com.vn

Victoria resort/ Superior room

www.victoriahotels.asia

Sapa train

Ratraco train

Victoria train

Quang Binh

Saigon quang binh hotel/ Superior room

www.sgquangbinhtourist.com.vn/EN/info.htm

Sun spa resort/ Superior garden view room

http://www.sunsparesortvietnam.com

Hue

Saigon morin hotel/ Superior room

http://www.morinhotel.com.vn/

Celadon hotel/ Palace deluxe room

http://www.celadon-international.com/place.php?id=1

Hoi An

Hoian beach resort/ Garden view room

www.hoianbeachresort.com.vn

Golden sand resort/ Superior garden view room

www.swiss-belhotelgoldensandresort.com

Nha  Trang

Sunrise hotel/ Standard room

http://sunrisehotelvietnam.com/

Ana mandara resort/ Garden view villa

http://www.sixsenses.com/Evason/

Phan Thiet

Sea horse resort/ Deluxe garden view

http://www.seahorseresortvn.com/

Victoria resort/ Garden view bungalow

http://www.victoriahotels-asia.com/

Dalat

Novotel hotel/ Standard room

www.dalatresorts.com.vn

Sofitel palace hotel/ Superior room

http://www.sofitel.com/gb/hotel-1744-sofitel-dalat-palace/index.shtml

Ho Chi Minh

Grand hotel/ Superior room

http://grandhotel.vn/

OR

Liberty Centre/ Premier Deluxe

www.libertycentralhotel.com

Renaissance hotel/ Deluxe city view

www.renaissance-saigon.com

OR

Majestic hotel/ Colonial City Deluxe

http://majesticsaigon.com.vn/

Can Tho

Golf cantho/ Superior city view room

http://vinagolf.vn/index.php?cid=1&l=2&tplid=1

Victoria cantho hotel/ Superior room

http://victoriahotels-asia.com/

Phu Quoc

Saigon phuquoc resort/ Panorama room

http://www.sgphuquocresort.com.vn/special.htm

Grand marcure la veranda resort/ Deluxe room

http://laverandaresort.com/

City/ Hotels Laos

Standard (3 star)

Superior (3,4 star)

Luang Prabang

Manoluck hotel

http://www.manoluckhotel.com/

Muengluang hotel

www.manoluckhotel.com

Vientiane

Vansana hotel

http://www.vansanahotel-group.com/

Novotel hotel

http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-1828-novotel-vientiane/index.shtml

Xieng Khouang

Mali hotel

Vasana hotel

http://www.vansanahotel-group.com/

City/ Hotels Laos

Deluxe (4star+)

Premium (5 star)

Luang Prabang

The Grand Hotel

http://www.grandluangprabang.com/

Souvannaphoum hotel

www.coloursofangsana.com

Vientiane

Laos Plaza hotel

http://www.laoplazahotel.com/

Donchan Palace hotel

http://www.donchanpalacelaopdr.com/

Xieng Khouang

Vasana hotel

http://www.vansanahotel-group.com/

Vasana hotel

http://www.vansanahotel-group.com/

City/ Hotels Cambodia

Superior (3star)

Deluxe (4star)

Siem Reap

Angkor holiday hotel

http://www.angkorholidayhotel.com/

Empress Angkor hotel

http://www.empressangkor.com/

Phnom Penh

Juliana hotel

http://julianahotels.com/phnompenh/

Sun Way hotel

http://phnompenh.sunwayhotels.com/

City/ Hotels Cambodia

Deluxe (4star)

Premium (5star)

Siem Reap

Empress Angkor hotel

http://www.empressangkor.com/

Victoria Angkor hotel

http://www.victoriahotels-asia.com/eng/hotel-in-cambodia/angkor-resort-spa/overview

Phnom Penh

Sun Way hotel

http://phnompenh.sunwayhotels.com/

Inter-Continental hotel

http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/intercontinental/en/gb/locations/phnompenh

Inclusion & Exclusion
Tour Included
  • Private car
  • Private boat
  • Join Junk in Halong Bay
  • Accommodation
  • Domestic flight within Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia
  • Tour guide
  • Meal as indicated
  • All entrance fees
  • Daily bottle of mineral water
  • Special offer

Tour Excluded
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Drink
  • Tip
  • International flight (Luang prabang - Hanoi = 180usd/ticket/way; Ho Chi Minh - Phnom Penh = 190usd/ticket/way)
  • Others not mentioned