Ha Noi - Ninh Binh - Ha Long - Overnight on boat - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An - Siem Reap - Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh - Departure
Vietnam Cambodia Itinerary 14 days. Dicovery the cultural of every corner of Vietnam from the North to South includes : Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Ninh Binh, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Saigon and Mekong Delta.
Visit the World Heritage Sites Angkor temples in Cambodia and to meet its friendly people.
Day 2: Hanoi – Discovery the Capital (B/L/-)
Day 3: Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi (B/L/-)
Day 4 : Hanoi - Halong - Overnight on boat (B/L/D)
Day 5: Halong - Dong Trieu - Hue (B/Brunch/-)
Day 6: Hue - Discovery the Imperial City (B/L/-)
Day 7: Hue - Da Nang – Hoi An Discovery (B/L/-)
Day 8: Hoi An - Free at leisure - Siem Reap (B/L/-)
Day 9: Siem Reap - Angkor temples (B/L/-)
Day 10: Siem Reap - Angkor temples (B/L/-)
Day 11: Siem Reap - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L/-)
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Can Tho (B/L/-)
Day 13: Cai Rang floating market - Ho Chi Minh (B/L/-)
Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (B/L/-)
DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (-/-/-)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai international airport, be warmly welcomed and picked up by our guide and then transferred to hotel in the center for check-in. Take your first-hand exploration of city on your own and overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 2: HANOI – DISCOVERY THE CAPITAL CITY (B/L/-)
After breakfast, start your walking tour discovery:
• Hoan Kiem Lake, Turtle Island and Ngoc Son Temple
• Opera House
• Legend Metropole Hotel
• St. Joseph's Cathedral
• Hanoi Old Quarter
• Bach Ma Temple
• Quan Su Pagoda
• Long Bien Bridge
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and in the afternoon, visit Vietnamese Women's Museum, which highlights the role of women in Vietnamese culture as well as the role they played in the history of the country and in the acquisition of their rights. In the evening, you will see the water puppet show, one of the unique arts in Vietnam. Dinner at your own and an overnight at the hotel.
DAY 3: HANOI – NINH BINH – HANOI (B/L/-)
After breakfast, you will be picked up by guide around 8 am to Ninh Binh known as “Halong Bay on land” one of the most beautiful land for its relics and impressive limestone peaks. Visit Hoa Lu which was once depicted the ancient capital of Viet Nam, settling up in the 10th century. Also, visit temples of two dynasties of Dinh and Le with a very unique architecture in the old time. Learn about ancient culture through an excavation of vestiges of Royal Palaces ground dated 10th century.
Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. Board the sampan to Van Long Nature Reserve, travel along river among the villages, mountains and rice fields. Later visit, around the village to enjoy the peaceful climate of countryside and meet welcoming and hospitable locals to get deep understanding of their life. This site is similar as Tam Coc but fewer tourists. Then, travel back to Hanoi. Upon arrival, check in hotel and overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 4: HANOI – HA LONG – OVERNIGHT ON JUNK (B/L/D)
Having breakfast at your hotel and depart to Ha Long. Enjoy the peaceful scenery as we travel through the countryside, farmlands and Red River delta. Get your camera ready to take photos. The time from Hanoi to Halong bay is approximately 3 ½ hours.
Upon Arrival, welcome aboard the cruise, meet the captain, crew in the cruise briefing and check into your cabin. Join us for a typical local lunch in the dining room or at the outdoor dining area with the menu of excellent fresh seafood during the cruise through islands, islets and karst reefs.
Lunch is served during the cruise on the junk In the afternoon, you continue the beautiful cruise and visit the most beautiful cave of Ha Long "Cave of the great Surprise". Then you go swimming and kayaking at Titop Beach. Dinner and overnight aboard the junk.
DAY 5: HA LONG – DONG TRIEU POTTERY VILLAGE – HUE (B/BRUNCH/-)
Wake up early and enjoy morning air at the bay, having a swim before breakfast. Then, discover Ha Long Caves and Islands. Enjoy your brunch and cruise back to the pier. Head back to Hanoi via Dong Trieu Village, stop over to discover the steps of the pottery factory and you can also put your hands in the dough to make a souvenir for yourself. Drive to Hanoi and transfer directly to Hanoi Train Station. Finally, depart from Hanoi to Hue by overnight train.
DAY 6: HUE ARRIVAL – DISCOVER THE IMPERIAL CITY (B/L/-)
Have boat ride along the Perfume River and the countryside through rarely visited villages to Thien Mu Pagoda (one of the most atmospheric and picturesque places in the former imperial capital, listen legend story about Thien Mu pagoda). Then, visit Tu Hieu Pagoda. And enjoy your lunch.
In the afternoon, explore the Imperial Citadel of Hue (the home of Vietnam’s last royal dynasty, the Nguyen Dynasty (1802 – 1945). Then, visit the royal tomb Tu Duc, the traditional craft villages of making conical hats, and incense village. Then visit the Dong Ba Colonial Market in Hue. Later, transfer back to hotel and overnight in Hue.
DAY 7: HUE - DA NANG – HOI AN DISCOVERY (B/L/-)
After breakfast, travel to Hoi An ancient town through small villages and emerald green rivers in the blue water of Lang Co Beach. We will conquer the 10-km long, 500 meters high Hai Van Pass (pass of the Clouds). In Da Nang, you visit the 2000-year-old Cham Museum of Art, which originated in Indonesia. This civilization settled in Vietnam from the 2nd to the 15th century. Have lunch then depart to Hoi An.
Arrive in Hoi An, which was recognized by UNESCO as being World Cultural Heritage in 1999. Visit the Japanese covered bridge (16th century), the Chinese temple (17th century) and the old craft house which is more than 200 years old and a mats factory and a silk weaving workshop. Dinner and overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 8: HOI AN FREE LEISURE – SIEM REAP (B/L/-)
After breakfast, take your time to enjoy the last day in Hoi An until being transferred to the airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, be picked up and then transfer to hotel for check-in. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
DAY 9: SIEM REAP – ANGKOR TEMPLES (B/L/-)
After breakfast, depart to visit the early Angkor-era temples of the Roluos, the first city made by the kings of Cambodia.
Lunch at a local restaurant and start afternoon tour by discovering the small and beautiful Banteay Srei temple – the Citadel of Women which is the most exquisite, deep and complex carvings in all Khmer architecture. On the way back, we will have stop to visit another temple – Banteay Samré.
Dinner and an overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 10: SIEM REAP – ANGKOR TEMPLES (B/L/-)
Have breakfast at hotel, transfer to the Wonder of the World “Angkor Wat temple” built in the early 12th century by King Suryavarman II and is recognized as a masterpiece of Khmer architecture. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, transfer to the Angkor Thom with touring from the South Gate of Angkor Thom, with famous giant stone facing Bayon temple built by King Jayavarman VII in late 12th early 13th century, and other two Leper King Terrace and Elephant Terrace built by King Jayavarman VII in 12th century. Spend some moment for sunset over Phnom Bakheng. Dinner with traditional show of Khmer dance. Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 11: SIEM REAP DISCOVERY – HO CHI MINH (B/L/-)
Enjoy breakfast before your trip with traditional wooden boat at Tonle Sap Lake – the Great Lake of Cambodia and known as biggest lake in South-east Asia. Here, have chance to learn and get experience about the locals on floating village. Visit floating school and various traditional crafts. Have lunch at a local restaurant. Depart to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 12: HO CHI MINH – MY THO – CAN THO (B/L/-)
After breakfast, our guide and driver pick you up at your hotel. Head out to My Tho in Mekong Delta. Dip into the beauty of rice fields along the way. Firstly, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which is the “must visit” site in Tien Giang. The pagoda is an ancient Southern gem with the combination of Asian and European architecture including Renaissance period and Romanesque style.
Next, continue to My Tho, up on arrival, take a boat trip on Mekong River to Ben Tre, visit farmer’s house and garden. View the fishing port, the traditional stilt houses. Enjoy lunch on the beautiful island. Next, ride horse and carriage around villages to see the local life; taste tropical fruits and honey tea at bee-keeping farm; listen to traditional music and visit coconut candy manufacturer. Roam on village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden. Meet the locals to get deeper understanding about their daily life in the watery area. Continue your trip to Can Tho. Check-in at a hotel and stay 1 night.
DAY 13: CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET – HO CHI MIH CITY (B/L/-)
You will leave hotel early for visiting Cai Rang Floating Market. The beautiful landscape of hundred sampans with full of rice, fruits and handicraft products…they are here to exchange their products. We will then visit the central market and explore the local activities. After leaving the market, we are going to visit an orchard and enjoy fruits. Enjoy lunch and then return to Ho Chi Minh City. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 14: HO CHI MINH DISCOVERY – DEPARTURE (B/L/-)
Start your tour of this exciting city with a tour of the historic center, strolling along Dong Khoi St, formerly known as the Rue Catinat, the main shopping thoroughfare and heart of old colonial Saigon. Pass by classic European-style landmarks such the old Opera House (may only be viewed from the outside), visit to the neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office.
Continue the trip to War Remnants Museum which once known as the Museum of American War Crimes preserving the items and documents in the war. The War Remnants Museum is consistently the most popular museum in Saigon.
Afterwards dive into China Town. Visit the most beautiful Thien Hau Temple, which was built in the eighteenth century by Cantonese Chinese Chinese Temple. Then, walk to Cho Lon – Binh Tay Market. Have lunch and enjoy your free time before transferring to the airport for flight back to your country.
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