7 nights & 8 days
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi
Arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi Meet and greet with our representative, transfer to the hotel for check-in. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
After breakfast, proceed for Halong Bay Day Cruise with the pick-up from your hotel at 8 am for 3.5 hours bus ride through the country side of the Red River Delta to Halong city, the gateway to Halong Bay. Enjoy the scenery of tranquil villages embellished by peaceful green paddy field in the rural Vietnam (rice transplanting time: February and June). Arrive at Halong city around noon, we board a traditional wooden junk and start the cruising trip to the centre of the bay. Fresh seafood lunch (vegetable menu available) is served while the boat is gliding out. Get ready for exotic photos and absorbing the most magnificent natural splendors, limestone bedrocks and sheer cliffs of tiny islands highlighted with fanciful names: Fighting Cocks (symbol of Halong Bay), Duck, Finger, Incense Burner and Stone Dog. The first stop on this four-hours cruise is Thien Cung Cave (Heavenly Palace Grotto), located on a remote island in the bay. As the name suggests, the cave adorned with fantastic stalactites and stalagmites. Colored lights transform the scene into a fairy tale palace. This grotto is recently discovered, one of the most beautiful grottoes in Halong Bay. Dau Go Cave which depicts the history of Vietnam`s Mongolian fight of 13th century. Back to the boat and continue to enjoy this relaxing cruise with the bay landscapes, the serene floating village which are slowly passing by on the way back to Halong harbour. Our waiting vehicle transfers you back to Hanoi. Relax and overnight stay at the hotel in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi half day city - Flight to Ho Chi Minh
After a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel, proceed for Hanoi half day city tour with a visit to the Temple of Literature. In 1076, Quoc Tu Giam – Vietnam’s first university, also referred to as Van Mieu, was established within a temple to educate Vietnam’s royalty, mandarins and members of the elite. The university functioned for an incredible 700 years and its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a fascinating glimpse into Vietnam’s past. The One Pillar Pagoda, founded by king Ly Thai To in 1049 will be visited next. This structure is one of the Vietnam’s most iconic temples. Close by is the mausoleum of the historic figure and father of modern Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh (viewed from outside; closed on Mon and Fri and from Oct-Nov) and the former presidents house on stilts where he lived from 1958 to 1969, his former home illustrates the modesty of this Vietnamese revolutionary. Transferred to the airport to take your flight for Ho Chi Minh city. Arrive Ho Chi Minh. Meet up our guide and driver and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Overnight stay at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi Tunnels - City tour
After breakfast, proceed for Ho Chi Minh city tour begins with a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post Office, fine examples of classical French colonial architecture. Then visit City Hall and Opera House. See the Reunification Palace, one of the city’s most important buildings. Here on 30th April, 1975 the American War officially ended when tank number 843 of the North Vietnamese Army crashed through the gates of what was at the time the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. Visit the bustling Ben Thanh Market, which is very popular with tourists, primarily due to its central location. It has a wide selection of goods ranging from fake Nike shoes to beautiful silk Ao dais, the traditional costume for women. Post lunch (at your own cost), enjoy a pleasant drive through the countryside to Cu Chi tunnels. Before entering the tunnels, you will see a short introductory video about their construction. Spend the next hour exploring the tunnel maze. Also on display are various mantraps, the remains of an American tank and numerous bomb craters created by 500-pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. Afterwards, you will head back to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight stay at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Ho Chi Minh
After breakfast, enjoy 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. Then pay a visit to My Tho’s colorful street fruit market alongside the canal to soak up the lively atmosphere and watch the locals trading their produce. Take a leisurely cruise on the Tien River to view the fishing port, the traditional stilt houses and boat building workshops, and the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands. Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant on your own, 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 and honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by the locals. Meet at the bus and return to Ho Chi Minh. 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. Return and overnight stay at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh - Siem Reap
After breakfast, take a morning flight to Siem Reap.Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for check-in. In the afternoon, continue to visit Artisan D’ Angkor, the Handicraft center for the wood and stone carving processes. Continue visit to Wat Thmey or Killing Field which contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Overnight stay at the hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 7:Siem Reap - Angkor Wat
After breakfast, visit to The South Gate of Angkor Thom: Bayon Temple, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanaka, Elephant and Leper King Terrace. Continue visit to Ta Promh (the jungle temple). After lunch (on your own), visit to Thommanan, Chaosay Tevoda, Ta Keo: small, attractive temple in a very good condition, built all the same time as Angkor Wat. Continue to Angkor Wat: “The 7th Wonder of the World”. World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor, Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. Continue visit to Bakheng Hill and enjoy a sunset view on the top of the hill. Bakheng is the first major temple to be constructed in the Angkor area; this temple-mountain offers extraordinary views of the Tonle Sap and Angkor Wat. Visit to Night and Pub Street. Overnight stay at the hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 8: Depart Siem Reap
Today our trip ends. Enjoy a yummy breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, morning is free for leisure. Check-out from the hotel and transfer to the airport to take your flight back to home. Hope you have enjoyed your trip. We wish to serve you again.
- Return airfare with taxes (Delhi – Hanoi; Siem Reap - Delhi).
- Domestic airfare (Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh; Ho Chi Minh - Siem Reap).
- Hanoi - 2 nights
- Ho Chi Minh- 3 nights
- Siem Reap- 2 nights
- Meal Plan- CPAI
- Lunch on Boat (Day 2)
- All tours and transfers with air-conditioned vehicle as per the itinerary on private basis.
- Local English-speaking guides.
- All entrance fees as per the itinerary.
- 02 bottles of mineral water per person per day on days of transfers and sightseeing only.
- GST 5%
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- Visa for Vietnam and Cambodia on arrival.
- Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.
- Travel insurance.
- Anything not mentioned in the package " Inclusions ".