16DAYS, FROM MOUNT SAPA TO ANGKOR WAT TEMPLE
Every Monday, Wednesday &
Day 1 : Arrive Hanoi
Welcomed by driver at Noi Bai Airport ( Ha noi ) and
transfer to your hotel. The rest of your time is at
leisure before starting your trip the next day. Dinner
will be arranged on your own to have your leisure time.
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2 : Hanoi City tour (B,L)
Today, we have full-day tour of Vietnam?s capital city.
You will visit the house on - stilts of Ho Chi Minh (
this is where our uncle Ho spent the rest of his life )
and the One Pillar Pagoda ( it was constructed in 1049)
and the Litterature Temple ( a habitual symbol of Hanoi
), the Museum of Ethnology. After lunch, pay a visit to
the Hoan Kiem lake with its Ngoc Son temple. Continue to
visit the Old Quarter of Hanoi by cyclo.
Enjoy a kind of traditional Vietnamese stage-art:
Tonight we will take the train to Lao Cai Station (310km
northwest of Hanoi) Note : A/C soft - sleeper cabin with
wooden wall is used for night train from Hanoi to Lao
Cai and vice - versa, one of the best train to Sapa at
Day 3 Lao Cai - Sapa (B,L)
Arrive at Lao Cai Station at 06.00. Have a breakfast of
local foods before departing to Sapa ( about 40 km from
Lao Cai ). Arrival in Sapa and leave your luggage at the
hotel. We will have breakfast and embark on a
lovely walk to Cat Cat stream and waterfall ,visit
Cat Cat village of the Black H'Mong to explore their
routine life, walk around the village to enjoy the
scenery of forests and continue to Sinchai village where
we enjoy folk music by local people. Return to Sapa. At
leisure. Overnight at your hotel in Sapa.
Day 4 Sapa -Lao Chai -Tavan - Lao Cai -Ovenright on the
After breakfast we will take a jeep along the valley to
Rose Garden. From here we will trek into the verdant
villages and rice field to Lao Chai and Tavan villages.
Ta Van is the village in northern Vietnam inhabited by
the colourfully-dressed Dzay ethnic minority.
Opportunity to learn and see H?mong people working with
natural weaving and dying .This village is supposed to
be one of the most beautiful area in this regions. Your
car will pick you up at Tavan and take you back to Sapa
Lunch will be at Hoasu restaurant, afternoon walk to
Hamrong mountain for a birth eye view to Moung Hoa
valley and Fansipan mountain. Transfer to to Lao
Cai station for night train back to at 21.15. Overnight
on soft sleeper train.
Day 5 Hanoi -Halong (B,L,D)
Pick up from the station and transfer to the hotel for
breakfast. We then drive to Halong bay. Enjoy the
journey through the scenery of rice fields, water
buffalo and daily village life of the Red River Delta.
Arrive in Halong we will embark on your private boat for
5 hours cruise amongst the stunning Halong bay to
discover the World Heritage of Halong bay designated
since 1994, with 3000 spectacular limestone islands
emerged from the emerald water.. We visit the cave and
explore countless ilsands rising out from the emerald
water. We visit the beach and have opportunity to swim.
Afternoon back to Hanoi and transfer to your hotel.
Tonight we will attend the Water Puppet Show .Overnight
at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 6 : Hanoi - Nhatrang (B)
Transfer to airport for the flight to Nhatrang. Arrival
transfer to Vinpearl resort in Hontre island sourrounded
by prime beaches. At leisure. Overnight at Vinpearl
Day 7: Nhatrang(B)
At leisure. Overnight at Vinpearl resort.
Day 8 : Nhatrang - Saigon city tour(B)
Transfer to airport for the flight to Saigon. On arrival
at Tan San Nhat Airport, you will be met and transferred
to hotel. Ho Chi Minh City, a bustling metropolis
,contradiction of its northern counterpart, is crowded
with bikes and motorbikes, excited by numerous shopping
area and sidewalk caf?. The afternoon we stroll around
Sai gon down town. At leisure. Overnight in Ho Chi
Day 9 : Saigon - Cuchi Tunnels(B)
Am: explore Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible
underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese
fighters during the long struggle for independence.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
AM: Afternoon at leisure to enjoy the city and shopping
Day 10 : Saigon - Mekong River Cruise(B,L,D)
Transfer to Mekong Delta. Board LE COCHINCHINE
boat. Enjoy welcome drink
Explore the lively Cai Be floating market. Cruising
amongst the mazes of waterway to visit the
handicraft villages and meet with local people.
Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical
Arrive in Vinh Long island we then embark on
a walk or bike for sightseeing tour of the Culao BINH
Le Cochinchine sets sail to Cantho via Cho LACH
Disembark Cho LACH village. Embark on a
pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the
countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the
local people's activities. Enroute to visit a cottage
industry , a local farm and sample seasonal
Cruise to continue to Mang Thit . Enjoy the
magnificent sunset on the
river. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while
enyoying the beautiful scenery and the
aperitifs, sunset cruise .
A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over
Mekong River branches . Dinner and nite on Le
Cochinchine boat in TRAON.
Day 11 : Mekong River Cruise - Chaudoc(B)
Rising up to the sound of River and Mekong Delta coming
to life for another lovely day we enjoy the sunset.
After breakfast, we cruise along the cannels and visit a
village on the bank of Co Chien or, an opportunity to
appreciate the way of life of the local inhabitants, and
Leisurely cruise up the Hau river while enjoying the
Arriving Cantho, we explore the CaiRang market, one of
the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with
hundreds of small boats ladden fruits barging and
jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their
goods. Boat through the palm-shaded creek to see local
houses and green orchards,ship building yards, local
markets in full swing. Check out and disembark the
boat. Continue our way to Chaudoc. Overnight at Victoria
hotel in Chaudoc
Day 12 : Chaudoc ? Phnompenh(B)
This morning we board our speed boat from Chau Doc to
Phnom Penh. The boat
takes us along the Mekong River. It continues on
to the Vietnamese (Vinh Xuong) - Cambodian (Kaom
Samnar) border and then to Phnom Penh, capital of
Cambodia. The journey takes approximately 4 hours.
Arrival transfer our hotel in Phnompenh, the
capital of Kingdom of Cambodia. A visit to Phnom
Penh is a very interesting experience indeed. It is a
city with an interesting pulse and it gives you a
very true taste of Asia. We will visit
the Wats Phnom, National museum, silver Pagoda and Royal
Palace. Overnight at Sunway hotel in Phnom Penh.
Day 13: Phnompenh - Siemreap (B,L)
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to
airport for the flight to Siemreap . Arrival transfer to
the hotel. Visit famous Angkor Wat Temple, the largest
and undoubtedly the most breathtaking of the monuments
of the Angkor Archeological Park. It was
constructed as a funerary temple for Suryavarman ll (
ruled 1112-52) to honor Vishnu, the Hindu deity
who the king identified with. Continue to visit the Ta
Prohm, the most atmospheric ruin at Angkor. Enjoy the
sunset over the Angkor complex on the top of Phnom
Bakheng Mt. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
Day 14: Siemreap (B)
Wake up early to view sunrise from Phnom Bakheng, one of
the two hills dominating the plain of Angkor, from where
you will have a spectacular view of the Western Baray
and the surrounding plain. Return to the hotel.
Breakfast at hotel and continue to visit of Preah Khan,
Neak Pean, Ta Phrom temple, oriental Mebon, Pre Rup
temples. Lunch between visit. In the afternoon, we will
visit to group of Rolous temples: Lolei, Preahko,
Bakong. Overnight in Siemreap
Day 15 Siem reap (B,D)
After breakfast, visit Floating Village of Chong Khneans
and take a boat trip to Tonle Sap. Then, back to the
hotel. The rest of your time is at leisure with your own
activities to have spa at your hotel or hang around
Siemreap etc or visit craft weaving village. Evening
enjoy typical traditional Apsara dance performane with
diner. Overnight at hotel in Siemreap.
Day 16 : Siemreap departure (B)
Free at leisure before transfer to the airport for your
next flight to Bangkok .The trip concludes.
* All accommodation on double/twin basis with daily breakfast
* Meals as indicated (B = breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Diner).
Special requirements (vegetarian, diet etc.) could be arranged
* All transfers/ transport
* Tours with entrance fees, boat cruise, transfers and English
speaking during guided time
Halong Junk cruise & Dragon boat in Hue, Le Cochinchine Cruise in
Flight tickets from:
- Nhatrang - Saigon; Phnompenh - Siemreap
airfares & airport taxes
* Pre/post trip arrangement
* Visa and visa arrangement
* Travel insurance
* Meals not indicated
* Other personal expenses
Tips and gratuities
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