Arrive and meet and assist by our tour leader to assist you from Noi Bai Airport to your colonial style hotel in the heart of Hanoi.
If you arrive early in Hanoi, then we take you to the guided tour visiting French-colonial architecture, wander the Old Quarter of Hanoi or head to the Temple of Literature (first University of Vietnam dating back to the 1000 years ago). Relax in a park or enjoy some street food by Hoan Kiem Lake, surrounded by modern office buildings and ancient Buddhist temples. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2 Halong Bay (B-L-D)
Halong Bay is a world heritage site located in the Gulf of Tonkin (approximately four hours from Hanoi city). The bay is dotted with sandy coves, grottos and 1,600 limestone islands, which have been formed over millennia by wind and water erosion. Board a private cruise sail the scenic Bay, exploring island caves and perhaps even enjoying a swim from Ti Top Island Beach during the warmer months. To end the day, spend a peaceful night aboard the cruise beneath the night sky. Stay overnight on board a cruise
Day 3 Flight to Hue (B)
Spend the morning with some activities arranged by Vietnamese Luxury Travel, we serve the lunch on board before sailing back to the wharf to take another 4 hour drive back to Hanoi city.
Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be transferred to the airport for a short flight to Hue in central Vietnam. Arrive, meet with the tour guide to transfer to your luxury resort in the heart of old town. Overnight in Hue
Day 4 Hue (B-L)
Start the day touring the imperial capital of Hue which holds the treasures of the country’s royal past. After, visit bustling Dong Ba Market, this is a great place to sample some of the foods that once graced the Nguyen emperors’ tables, such as banh khoai (royal rice cake). After lunch, you’ll be visiting the war-damaged ruins of the Hue Imperial Citadel complex, which once contained temples, state houses and the emperor’s palace. Overnight Hue
Day 5 Hue (B-L)
Experience historic Hue on the back of a motorbike driven by a local tour guide. Explore the ruins of the Forbidden Purple City, once reserved for the personal use of the Emperor and his concubines, but almost totally destroyed during the Vietnam/American War. Visit the 17th-century active Buddhist monastery of Thien Mu Pagoda.
Enjoy a short boat cruise down the laid-back Perfume River before eating lunch inside a nunnery. Finally, visit the lakeside royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc before heading back to Hue.
Please noteIf you do not like the motorbike tour, you may inform us in advance so we arrange the car for your comfort.
Day 6 Hoi An (B-L)
Get ready to travel on road through coastal rice paddies and the spectacular Hai Van Pass. After a brief visit to Lang Co Beach and arrive in historic Hoi An that is parts of the beautifully preserved town retain the feel of centuries past. It’s also a shopping hub, famous for its plethora of tailors. On arrival your guide will take you on a sightseeing to walk through the old town and visit a handful of the city’s major attractions. Stay overnight in Hoi An
Day 7 Hoi An (B)
Enjoy a free day in Hoi An. You may opt for one of our many optional tours, chat with us for more detailed
Day 8 Ho Chi Minh City (B-L)
Today we fly to Ho Chi Minh city, a city with its fascinating history that is arguably Vietnam’s capital of commerce and culture. After landing, check in to your hotel and then take a sightseeing private tour around the city. Pass the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Opera House, stopping in at the War Remnants Museum to discover some of the sobering stories of the Vietnam/American War.
Day 9 Mekong Delta (B-L)
This morning head out on a day trip to explore the Mekong River Delta. Board a boat to Ben Tre to visit a coconut candy factory and sample their sweet products. On a tuk-tuk tour around the remote village, learn about local rural life and stop to sample tropical fruits. Eat lunch at a restaurant in the heart of the delta, sampling regional specialties such as the famous Elephant Ear fish. Afterwards, paddle in sampans (small rowing boats) past water coconut trees along the Mekong, and then board a private boat to cruise the delta’s major waterways to My Tho. After the cruise return to Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 10 Cu Chi Tunnel (B)
This morning you will take an Adventures tour to the Cu Chi tunnels outside the city. This underground tunnel network in the middle of the jungle was used by the Viet Cong during the war. time to visit the impressive site, latter drive back to Saigon for a free afternoon before getting ready to flight to Cambodia. Overnight Saigon
Day 11 + 12 Phnom Penh, Cambodia (B)
Flight to Cambodia’s bustling capital city, arrive and transfer to your boutique hotel in Phnom Penh.
Embark on a guided tour of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a former school which served as a Khmer Rouge torture centre. It’s estimated that more than 20,000 people were held and tortured here. You will also head out to the Choeung Ek Memorial, where a stupa made up of some 8,000 human skulls marks the site of the infamous Killing Fields, the execution ground for the torture victims of Tuol Sleng. Latter we visit to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. Wat Phnom, shrouded in myth, is equally worth a visit, as is the National Museum with its excellent Khmer collection. Cyclo tours around the city are a great alternative to walking and generally include the central market, US Embassy, Wat Phnom, Mekong river front, independence monument and Royal Palace. Keen shoppers can hit the art-deco Psar Thmei (Central Market). Overnight Phnom Penh
Day 13 Siem Reap, home to Angkor Wat (B-L)
Travel by private car to Siem Reap (approximately 5 hours). Along the way you’ll make several stops which are great opportunities to see the real Cambodia. You’ll visit the cottage industry of Santuk Silk Farm, a fair-trade organisation that provides a valuable source of employment in a poor rural community. You’ll even have a the rare chance to sample a deep-fried spider. Arrive in Siem Reap in the late afternoon and relax as you prepare for your much-anticipated visit to Angkor tomorrow. Perhaps hit the markets for some delicious street food.
Day 14 + 15 Angkor Wat (B-D)
Temple-hop with your Khmer tour guide and make the most of your visit to the world-famous Angkor Wat and the surrounding complex. The temples, dating back as far as the 9th century, were believed to represent the cosmic world and were set in perfect balance, symmetry and composition. The intricately carved bas-reliefs and architectural designs are mind-blowing and there are spectacular photo opportunities at any time of day. Watching a sunrise or sunset is a must. The ruins are scattered over an area of some 160 square km, but the main cluster of temples is close to Siem Reap, so there will be plenty of time to fully appreciate the great archaeological sites of Angkor Wat, the Bayon and the jungle-covered Ta Prohm.
Next, continue your explorations of the Angkor complex. You may like to spend just the morning making further discoveries here, and save your afternoon for an optional activity elsewhere. Perhaps enjoy a boat trip along the Tonle Sap (freshwater lake), visiting one of its floating villages. Keen adventurers can take the ‘Flight of the Gibbon’ zip-line adventure which gives an amazing birds-eye view of the rain-forest, not to mention an adrenaline rush. Latter, enjoy a farewell dinner with Apsara dance show.
Day 16 Siem Reap (B)
End of your Vietnam and Cambodia classic tour , our driver will transfer you to the airport well in a head of time.
Prices for Vietnam and Cambodia classic tour
|Price tag per person||High seasons||Low seasons|
|2 Persons||US$ 3610||US$ 3466|
|3-4 Persons||US$ 3310||US$ 3205|
|5-6 Persons||US$ 3208||US$ 3125|
Prices are valid throughout 2017 except during Christmas & Vietnam Lunar New Year, around Feb.
High season month: 1,2,3,4,10,11,12
Low season month: 5,6,7,8,9