Day 1: Arrival – Hanoi (D)
Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be picked up from airport to a hotel in Hanoi for relax. Dinner will be served at one of the nicest restaurants after brief discussion on tour Overnight at proposed hotel.
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, start city tour with Ho Chi Minh Complex for visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and One pillar pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda. Continue to visit Literature temple, the first University in Vietnam in 16th century. Have lunch in one of famous restaurant in Hanoi. PM: Visit ethnological museum then have cyclo in the old quarter and visit Dong Xuan market, enjoy water puppet show in the afternoon before dinner.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong on Deluxe Phoenix Cruiser (B, L, D)
08:00 AM: Shuttle bus pick you up at your hotel for the 3.5 hr drive (165km) to Halong City. 12: 00 Board Halong Phoenix Cruiser. Lunch and a welcome drink are served while the boat cruises the bay to enjoy the beautiful limestone seascape. You will see Dog Rock and Incense Burner Rocks, as well as Fighting Cock Rock before heading to Sung Sot Cave (Cave of Surprises). Later, we stop at a floating house owned by fishermen before kayaking to Luon Cave to enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the bay. After returning to the boat, we will anchor in a safe and scenic location for swimming and seasonal fruit in the “ Floating Garden ”. Dinner is served onboard and then you will have free time to listen to music, relax under the stars or join in Karaoke singing.
Day 4: Halong – Kayaking (B, L, D)
Full day sea kayaking to discover the hidden beauty of Halong Bay. After breakfast, served at around 7: 30, kayaking begins. The guide will show you the most beautiful parts of the bay, such as Drum Cave, Man's Head Islet, Turtle Islet and Fairman's Cave before heading to Van Gia fishing village for BBQ lunch and relaxation. You will have an opportunity to understand more about fishermen's daily life in the bay. Afterwards we continue kayaking to the other side of the bay to visit a pearl farm. We return to the junk at around 4:00 PM for the second night.
Day 5: Halong – Hanoi (B, L)
After breakfast, we take a local wooden boat back to the Junk for our return to Halong City. Enroute there will be time for swimming and ‘arm-chair' exploration of more beautiful limestone islands- have your camera ready for some beautiful shots!
11: 30 Halong Phoenix Cruiser arrives at the dock for lunch in an A/C restaurant before returning to Hanoi. Upon arrival in Hanoi at 04:00 PM, check in hotel & relax. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi – Nha Trang (B)
AM: Relax PM: Transferred to the airport for the flight to Nha Trang at 14:10 PM, upon arrival in Nha Trang you will be transferred to your hotel for check in and relax. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 7, 8: Nha Trang (B)
Free & easy. Discover the beauty of Nha Trang beach by your own way.
Day 9: Nha Trang – Saigon – Mui Ne (B)
After breakfast, transferred to the airport for the flight to Saigon at 10:15 AM. Upon arrival in Saigon, you will be picked up and transferred directly to Mui Ne for check in & relax. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Day 10, 11, 12, 13: Mui Ne (B)
Free & easy, relaxing on the beautiful beach of Mui Ne.
Day 14: Mui Ne – Saigon (B)
After breakfast, transferred to Saigon. Check in hotel & relax.
Day 15: Saigon (B)
Free & easy
Day 16: Saigon City tour – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. Then spend full day visiting the city. Ho Chi Minh City is the largest and busiest city in Vietnam with a population of 6 million people. Much of the daily life takes place on the streets, which are lined with shops, stalls and vendors with their wares spread out on the footpath. We start our tour with a visit to the Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975. Close to this sight are some of the best French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon Post Office. Visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda, the War Remnant and the bustling Ben Thanh Market. Here anything and everything is for sale. Lunch at local restaurant. Afterwards we continue to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, which were an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, plus accommodation and schools, and were used as a military base for the Vietcong in the American war. Turn back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 17: Saigon – My Tho – Can Tho (B, L)
8:00 Pick up at hotel. Transfer to My Tho. Take the motorized boat through the Bao Dinh natural canal; view the stilhouse and the fruit plantation along the canal sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise Island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Tach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family business where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride on the creeks before returning to My Tho by rowing boat. Proceed to Can Tho. Check in on arrival.
Day 18: Phong Dien – Cai Rang – Saigon (B, L)
8:00 After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy sense right at the time. Keep cruising through the small channels system, visit the rice noodles making village. Experience the “monkey Bridge “in the Delta. Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang. Break time for lunch. Return to Hochiminh city. Stop for visit & rest at the Bonsai garden in My Tho. Finish the trip around 17h30pm in HCMC.
Day 19: Saigon – Phnom Penh (B)
Transferred to the flight to Phnom Penh at 12:15 PM. Upon arrival at 13:15 PM, you will be picked up and transferred to your otel for check in and relax. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 20: Phnom Penh City tour (B,L)
After breakfast we start Phnom Penh City tour with places to visit: Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Genocide Museum Tuol Sleng, Wat Phnom, Independent Monument. Lunch at a famous restaurant. Tour finish at 18:00 PM. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 21: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap half day tour (B, L, D)
After breakfast, transferred to the boat station for the boat trip to Siem Reap at 07:30 AM. Upon arrival in Siem Reap at 02:00 PM, you will be picked up and transferred to have lunch and half day tour in Siem Reap. After the lunch break, we will head to Small Circuit to witness the Prasat Kravan (Cardamon sanctuary), where we will experience the stunning image of the eight-armed Vishnu in the largest central tower. Then we get going to Banteay Kdei, a massive Buddist temple with four concentric walls; to Srah Srang (Royal Bath); especially to Ta Prohm, which is best known for its originally charming look, with trees and roots intertwined with the carvings and chambers of the buildings. Next, we move to just east of Angkor Thom where stand the Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda that seem to be known as the twin temple, and to Takeo, the only temple never completed and yet one among the finest. Finally, we enjoy the dinner in Siem Reap town.
Day 22: Siem Reap (B, L)
In the morning, we start our tour to the most popular South Gate of Angkor Thom’s before going to Angkor Thom (the temple) which was built by Angkor's greatest king, Jayavarman VII. The major attraction of Angkor Thom is the Bayon, whose exact function and symbolism is still unknown until now. Then we go to Bapoun, which is one of the most spectacular of Ankor’s temples in its heyday; to Terrace of Leper King, another mysterious site to find out; and to Terrace of Elephants that once served as the base for the king’s grand audience hall for the public ceremonies. Now it is time to visit the World Seven Wonder -better known as Angkor Wat- that stands as the most important archaeological site in Southeast Asia. In the evening, comes the moment for the relaxing view from the Phnom Bakheng Hill.
Day 23: Siem Reap (B, L)
Free & easy
Day 24: Siem Reap – Departure (B)
Relax until transferred to the airport for your ongoing flight.