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Vietnam From Halong Bay to Angkor Wat

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This is the perfect journey for travelers who wants to discover the heritage of Vietnam and Cambodia. You will visit two of the main sites of the region, protected by UNESCO,  enjoy a cruise on Halong Bay, dine in a cave and kayak among incredible rock pillars. Angkor Wat reveals its secrets at sunrise, and an expert guide will show you the marvels of the Khmer Temple...

This is the perfect journey for travelers who wants to discover the heritage of Vietnam and Cambodia. You will visit two of the main sites of the region, protected by UNESCO,  enjoy a cruise on Halong Bay, dine in a cave and kayak among incredible rock pillars. Angkor Wat reveals its secrets at sunrise, and an expert guide will show you the marvels of the Khmer Temples. In between these breathtaking experiences, you will have some time to discover the celebrated Hoi An. Local experiences, Villages and Markets are also on the menu. This tour will give you a complete overview of these countries!

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Tour itinerary includes
  • City
    City
  • Local population
    Local population
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing
  • Nature escape
    Nature escape
  • Local culture
    Local culture

Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Hanoi

Time to start exploring!
•  Upon arrival at the Noi Bai airport, a transfer will bring you to your hotel downtown.  
• Enjoy some free time after check-in
• Maybe stroll around the Old Quarter?

Visited:
Hanoi
Accommodation
Night at La Siesta (Hanoi)

Day 2: Discover Hanoi, by Walk and Bike!

• Join the tour to see Hanoi, and visit the incredible Ho Chi Minh Complex among other! 
• After lunch, explore the enthralling Museum of Ethnology.
• Enjoy an hour-long bike ride in the afternoon through the Old Quarter. 
• End the day with a welcome dinner at a restored colonial building.

Accommodation
Night at La Siesta (Hanoi)

Day 3: Halong Bay Cruise & Kayaking

• In the morning, you will be picked up for a scenic drive to Halong Bay.

• Stop at Yen Duc Village for a traditional water puppet performance, before a tasty lunch. 

• When arriving in Halong Bay, meet the crew on board the traditional wooden junk, and enjoy the trip to the secluded islands. 

Swim or Kayak before having a drink on deck in the gorgeous sunset. 

• Enjoy a freshly prepared seafood dinner under the stars.

Accommodation
Night at Dragon Pearl Junk (Hạ Long)

Day 4:  Kayaking through hidden lagoons

The adventure continues...

•  Cruise along to Cong Dam and discover Bai Tu Long Bay

•  Kayak through the hidden lagoons and geological park in Cong Dam and swim in the crystal water. 

•  After lunch, cruise to Hon Co Island to discover its stunning scenery!

• Explore the well-hidden cave and return to the boat for dinner.

Visited:
Hạ Long Bay Cong Dam Bai Tu Long Bay
Accommodation
Night at Dragon Pearl Junk (Hạ Long)

Day 5: Halong Bay Cruising

Enjoy an early morning swim followed by breakfast

• Visit a fishing village by a rustic rowing-boat, and meet the local people!

• Pass through the floating school and pearl farms.

• Cruise back to the main harbor where your private car will take you straight to Noi Bai airport.

 • Fly to Danang in the late afternoon, where a transfer will bring you to your hotel  upon arrival.

Visited:
Hạ Long Bay Hanoi Danang Hoian Hoi An
Accommodation
Night at the Anantara Hoi An Resort (Hoi An)

Day 6: The Old Town of Hoi An

Explore the local culture!

• Your guide will meet you at your hotel in the morning for a walking tour through the old town.

• See numerous of beautiful sights, like the the 400-year old Japanese Covered Bridge!

• Visit the colorful, local market and see the interesting architecture of the city!

•Have lunch at a local restaurant and enjoy your free time: perhaps time for some shopping?  

Visited:
Hoi An
Accommodation
Night at the Anantara Hoi An Resort (Hoi An)

Day 7: Explore Hoi An at Your Own Pace

• Enjoy some free time in the morning to exactly what you want!

• Maybe attend a cooking class at a riverside restaurant, or a 4 hour photography class?

• Alternatively, hop on a boat to Cu Lao Cham Island for a fun and relaxing day to explore exotic coral reefs and marine life.

• Transfer to Danang airport for an afternoon flight to Siem Reap, where a driver will bring you to the hotel upon arrival! 

Visited:
Hoi An Danang Hoian Siem Reap
Accommodation
Viroth's (New King) (Siem Reap)

Day 8: Angkor Wat Sunrise Visit

And breakfast in the wild!

• Depart in the morning to catch the sunrise outside Angkor Wat.

• Explore the corridors, chambers and history of this temple with your expert local guide!

• Have breakfast outside, then drive through Angkor Thom to see the Bayon temple and the Baphuon temple.

• Visit Ta Prohm and sister-site of Preah Khan in the afternoon. 

• End the day with a final sunset before returning to the hotel.

Visited:
Siem Reap Angkor Wat Ângkôr Thum Ta Prohm
Accommodation
Viroth's (New King) (Siem Reap)

Day 9: Boat Visit of Kompong Pluk Village

Head to Siem Reap River for a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake

• Visit the Kompong Phluk village and paddle through the flooded forest on a canoe.

• Return to the city for lunch and spend the afternoon as you wish.

• Optional: visit the Angkor Silk farm to see the  processes from the  cultivation of mulberry bushes the production of silk fabrics!

• The Farm features a showroom where you can buy high-quality silk products made locally.

Accommodation
Viroth's (New King) (Siem Reap)

Day 10: Goodbye Cambodia!

• After breakfast, enjoy your day until your transfer to the airport for your flight back home.

• We hope you have enjoyed your stay, and wish you a safe trip home!

Visited:
Siem Reap

Hanoi Ho Chi Minh City Red River Delta Hạ Long Bay Cong Dam Bai Tu Long Bay Danang Hoian Hoi An Siem Reap Angkor Wat Ângkôr Thum Ta Prohm Tonle Sap Kompong Phluk

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $1,820 / 10 days
Excluding international flights
For 2 For 4 Single supplement                    
Price per person in 4 stars hotel, High Season $1,810 $1,610 $640
Price per person in 4 stars hotel, Low Season $1,720 $1,530 $600

Included in price:

  • All pick-ups and transfers by private vehicles with experienced drivers
  • Accommodation in Twin or Double share basis, and 2 nights on a cruise in Halong Bay
  • Domestic flight ticket from Hanoi to Danang (economy class by Vietnam Airlines)
  • Regional flight ticket from Danang to Siem Reap (economy class by Vietnam Airlines)
  • Experienced English speaking local guides and guide on the boat in Halong Bay
  • Meals as indicated in the program
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the program
  • One-hour cyclo ride and First class Water Puppet tickets
  • VAT and all other taxes
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch on Days 3-6 and 8
  • Dinner on Days 2-4

Not included in price:

  • Entry visa to Vietnam and Cambodia
  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program
  • Travel Insurances
  • Gala Dinner on Dec 24 and Dec 31, 2016

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