10 Days: Historic Vietnam with Cambodia

10 Days: Historic Vietnam with Cambodia

Hanoi | Halong Bay | Siem Reap | Ho Chi Minh
Description

This 10-day tour consists of a trip around some of the most scenic sites across Vietnam and Cambodia. We begin our journey in Hanoi and end in Ho Chi Minh. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

2 nts at Flower Garden or similar in Hanoi.
1 nt on the Grayline Cruise or similar in Halong Bay.
3 nts at Sokha Roth or similar in Sieam Reap.
3 nts at Aristo Saigon or similar in Ho Chi Minh.

Meals
  • Enjoy American Buffet Breakfast Everyday Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Eggs, Fruits, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice
  • Enjoy Indian/Local/Packed Lunches and Dinners at Restaurants in Vietnam & Cambodia
Itinerary
Day 1: HANOI (D)

On arrival at Noi Bai International Airport and after completing the Visa on Arrival Formalities & procuring your Visa on arrival, (For Indian passport holders) our local representative will be waiting outside the customs area to welcome you and to take you to your hotel (Check-in time is 3.00 pm). This afternoon, go on an exciting “cyclo ride” around charming French quarter, passing by landmarks like Opera House, St. Joseph’s Cathedral & Rue Paul Bert.Stop at picturesque Hoan Kiem Lake & visit Ngoc Son temple – the very heart of the city. Take a short walking tour around Hanoi’s famous Old Quarter of 36 old streets – with stop at central Dong Xuan market. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2: HANOI (B, L, D)

Today the day is free to explore the city on your own. Negotiate a passage past the ubiquitous knock-off merchants and you’ll find the original streets of the Old Quarter. Defiant real-deal farmers hawk their wares, while city folk breakfast on noodles, practice t’ai chi at dawn or play chess with goateed grandfathers.In the evening enjoy the famous Water Puppet Show. Today’s Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique variation on the ancient Asian puppet tradition. The puppets are made out of wood and then lacquered. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B, L, D)

Today morning transfer to Halong Bay to board your cruise. In the afternoon you are free to relax on sundeck. It is the best to watch the unparalleled scenery of Halong in slow motion. By tender, visit Titop Island, the biggest island in Halong. Arrive at Ong Cam floating house by tender – one of few existing houses (belong Lan Ha Bay) left after the regulation of Management to relocate the traditional floating village to mainland, you will have a very quick look at the ruin of floating village to understand how they survive in simple forms of floating houses. Overnight in your cruise Cabin.

Day 4: HALONG BAY – HANOI – SIEM REAP (B, L, D)

After breakfast the cruise sails least known cave locates on a remote island, which is rare in cave-lake seascape. Climb up several rugged stone stairs to admire the miracle of stalactites in a very complex structure .After lunch we disembark from the cruise for our transfer to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 5: SIEM REAP (B, L, D)

Today we depart for a Tour of Angkor ,explore South Gate of Angkor Thom The famous Bayon Temple was an architectural muddle. Terrace of the Elephants is an impressive terrace wall adorned with carved elephants and gradual that spans the heart of Angkor Thom in front of Baphuon – huge temple mountain in the heart of Angkor Thom, Royal Palace Area and Phimeanakas – impressive rite and sandstone pyramid. Last you will visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty.In the afternoon, visit Angkor Wat temple, the founder of the temple was Suryavarman II who ruled Cambodia It is time to visit Pre Rup temple for a romantic sunset view. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 6: SIEM REAP (B, L, D)

Today the day is free for you to explore the city on your own. Siem Reap has reinvented itself as the epicenter of chic Cambodia, with everything from world-class wining and dining across a range of cuisines, sumptuous spas, great shopping, local tours to suit both foodies and adventurers, and a creative cultural scene that includes Cambodia’s leading contemporary circus. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 7: SIEM REAP – HO CHI MINH (B, L, D)

Today we depart for a City Tour of Siem Reap, first visit Wat Thmei (Killing Field) with a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Continue to “Les Artisans d’Angkor – Chantiers Ecole” the Finest Authentic Khmer Arts and Crafts and Wat Bo founded in the 18th century, a highly respected pagoda with very unique wall paintings of the Reamker (Ramayana) , later we drive to the airport for our flight to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 8: HO CHI MINH (B, L, D)

After breakfast, we visit Cu Chi Tunnels this network of tunnels, which stretched for over 200km, is one of the most famous and historical aspects of the Viet Nam War.Upon arrival, watch a short introductory documentary before we go in the winding, underground network to explore the war memorial park. Discover the Cu Chi site, which includes weapon and boobytrap exhibitions, visit different underground bunkers featuring kitchens, meeting rooms, ammunition depots and hospitals. In the Afternoon we embark on our city tour to see Saigon’s historic landmarks: A stroll down Dong Khoi Street, Passing by classic European-landmarks such as the ornate City Hall (Hotel De Ville), the neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and pay a visit to the Central Post Office designed by famous architect Gustave Eiffel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 9: HO CHI MINH (B, L, D)

Today we visit the My Tho, the gateway to the Mekong delta. Upon arrival in My Tho, we will take a Mekong boat trip to go between canals into gardens and rural houses, where a lot of families produce coconut candy, feed the bee for honey, or plant juicy fruit. Stop at some families and their small factories to enjoy their daily life and taste the tea with honey. On the way back to the city, stop to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, noted for its special architecture with the combination between Western and Eastern Art. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 10: RETURN HOME (B)

Today, we check out and drive to the airport for your flight back home. We hope you take back many happy memories of your SOTC tour. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future.


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – IL=International Lunch – D=Dinner – ID=International Dinner – LD=Local Dinner
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107