Trip code: VNCAM-INSP10
Day 1: Arrival Luangprabang
Upon arrival at the airport PG941 29Dec ETA 1150, you
are met and transferred to the hotel. Luang Prabang is
perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast
Asia. 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 Laos.
Overnight at hotel in Luangprabang.
Day 2: Luangprabang (B)
Luang Prabang is the well-preserved ancient capital of
the Lao Kingdom – the jewel in the crown of South East
Asia for many who travel here. Today it is a delightful,
tranquil village easily explored on foot. Wedged between
the Mekong and Khan rivers, it has been nominated as a
World Heritage site andis famous for its many Wats
(temples) - 32 of the 66 that were built before French
colonisation still stand. All of them are well kept and
in use, with numerous monks in residence. The most
beautiful Wat is Zieng Thong overlooking the Mekong.
After breakfast we board our small boat and head to the
holy caves of Pak Ou. This cave system is crammed with
images made in the likeness of Buddha. It’s a good idea
to bring along a head torch as the more adventurous of
our party have the opportunity to head to the deep upper
cave known as Tham Phum. On the way home we stop to
visit the traditional home made rice wine village of Ban
Xang Hai. On return, we also have time visiting Ban
Xangkhong, Ban Xienglek, villages of Jute Sar paper hand
making, known for its hand made paper quality. This
afternoon is at leisure to enjoy this charming town.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 3: Luangprabang – Hanoi(B)
Transfer to airport for the flight to Hanoi.
Arrival transfer to our hotel in town. Free time to walk
around old quarter to do shopping.
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi (B)
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 attend the water puppet show. overnight at
hotel in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi – Halong bay(B)
Drive to Ha Long Bay for ½ day cruise to visit the bay,
limestone island, fishing village and beach. Enjoy
seafood lunch on boat. Return to Hanoi
Day 6: Hanoi – HCM city(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.
At leisure to enjoy the city, explore its curiosities,
its markets and the sourrounding and shopping
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh city – 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 8: Ho Chi Minh city – Angkor Wat(B)
A half day tour of dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, still
called Sai gon by many locals takes in the Notre Dame
Cathedral, Old Sai gon Post Office, a lacquer ware
factory. Transfer to airport for departure flight to
Siem Reap. Upon arrival, pick up by our tour guide and
transfer to hotel for check in.Tour of Angkor Wat
and visit to the Rolous group, the ancient capital of
the 9th century, including the temples of Preah Ko,
Bakong, and Lolei. . From here you will then make your
way to visit Ta Prohm before an afternoon visit to Preah
Khan, Neak Pean, East Mebon and Pre Rup temples.
Overnight at hotel in Siemriep
Day 9: Angkor Wat(B)
Morning visit Angkor Thom, the South Gate, Bayon,
the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace
and the. Terrace of the Leper King. Free time to
do shopping Artisan craft weaving workshop
Day 10: Departure(B)
At leisure. Transfer to airport for the departure flight
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 upon
All transfers/ transport
Tours with entrance fees, boat cruise, transfers and English
speaking during guided time
Flight tickets from:
- Hanoi - HCM City - Siemreap
Boat cruise in Halong bay
International airfares & airport taxes
Pre/post trip arrangement
Visa and visa arrangement
Meals not indicated
Other personal expenses
Tips and gratuities
Trip cost : in US$ and per person based on 04 people
Hotels - Superior
Opera hotel *****
Victoria Angkor Hotel*****