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ICN10: 22 Days Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City - Can Tho - Siem Reap - Luang Prabang - Chiang Mai - Bangkok - Ayutthaya - Bangkok

Tour Type: Private customized tour with professional guide and driver
Accommodation: 4-star well selected hotels, or open to your own choice
Highlights:

  • Embark on a luxury overnight cruise sailing around Ha Long Bay.
  • Take a boat to visit the bustling Cai Rang Floating Market.
  • Explore the mysterious and amazing Angkor Wat, Cambodia's national treasure.
  • Enjoy one day at the Elephant Nature Park to get close to dozens of elephants.

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Arrival in Hanoi, pick-up from the airport
Welcome to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. After landing, you will be warmly welcomed by your private tour guide and driver and then be escorted to check into the hotel. The rest day will be at your own disposal.

Accommodation: Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa (4 stars)

Day 2: Hanoi highlights with Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Your Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand tour will start from the Ba Dinh Square, which is in the city center of Hanoi. Here, you will visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House as well as the Presidential Palace. After the visiting, you will have a better understanding of Vietnam's founding father, Ho Chi Minh. Nearby also stands the One Pillar Pagoda, which you can drop by. It's a unique designed architecture, like a blooming lotus. Afterwards, you will be guided to visit the Temple of Literature, which is a well-preserved Chinese style architecture built in the 11th century. It enshrines Confucius and some Confucian sages, where you could pray for heath, wealth and happiness. The last stop in the morning will be the Museum of Ethnology, where you could learn about the ethnic costumes, musical instruments, wedding and funeral items, as well as daily tools of various ethnic groups in Vietnam. 

Today's lunch will be arranged in a local popular restaurant. After lunch, your guide will show you around the Old Quarter. In the center of the block is the Hoan Kiem Lake, where you could take a leisure walk and get relaxed. After that, you will be accompanied to enjoy the Water Puppet Show at a nearby theater.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa (4 stars)

  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hanoi
    Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, a historical memorial of Hanoi
Day 3: Drive 3h to Halong Bay, Cruise on Halong Bay
After breakfast today, a private drive will take you to the Halong Pier to start the upcoming 1.5 days' Halong Bay cruise journey. Along the way, countless hills, crystal water and green trees forms a peaceful landscape painting, which will be a feast for the eyes. En route, we will stop at the Cua Van Fishing Village and take a kayak or sampan to tour around the village. For the rest of the day, you may enjoy the scenery or join in some entertainment activities onboard.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Signature Cruise (4 stars)

Day 4: Continue to cruise on Halong Bay, Fly 1h10mins to Hue
This morning is free for you to take in the karst landscape of the Halong Bay. The ship will berth at Halong Pier at around noon. After disembarking, your guide will escort you to the airport for your onward flight to Hue. Your Hue local guide will wait for you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel.

Meals: Brunch

Accommodation: Moonlight Hotel (4 stars)

Day 5: Hue full day sightseeing with the Imperial City
In the morning, you will be guided to visit the Imperial City of Hue, which is the largest and most complete ancient architectural complex in Vietnam. Then take a boat down the Perfume River to the Thien Mu Pagoda, which has a history of over 400 years. Afterwards, with the company of your guide, you will stroll around the Mausoleum of Tu Duc and explore more imperial architectures at the Hue Royal Palace. The day's sightseeing will end with the prosperous Dong Ba Market, where you could feel the character and essence of Vietnam.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Moonlight Hotel (4 stars)

  • Hue Imperial City
    Tourists at the ancient Imperial City of Hue
  • Forbidden City, Hue
    Stone column ruins of the Forbidden City, Hue
Day 6: Drive 3h to Hoi An Ancient Town via Da Nang
Today, we will drive to Hoi An. En route, we will stop at the Hai Van Pass, the Non Nuoc Beach, the Cham Museum as well as the Marble Mountains to appreciate the picturesque views and experience the special culture. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to check into the hotel in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: The Beach - Little Boutique Hoian (4 stars)

Day 7: Hoi An walking trip & boat trip
After breakfast, your guide will accompany you to Hoi An Old Town, which used to be a prosperous trading port during 15th~19th century. Here you will appreciate a lot of Chinese and Japanese-style buildings, including Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Hall, Tan Ky Ancestral House, and Japanese Bridge. After that, you will also be escorted to take a boat down the Hoai River to visit an island village.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: The Beach - Little Boutique Hoian (4 stars)

Day 8: Drive 1h to Da Nang, Fly 1.5h to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Da Nang Airport to catch the flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, you will find your private local guide outside the baggage claim area and then be escorted to check into the hotel. After a short rest, your guide will lead you to visit some famous buildings in the city, including the pink-colored Tan Dinh Church, the Old Continental Hotel, the Opera House and the French-style City Hall.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel (4 stars)

Day 9: Saigon city exploration with Cu Chi Tunnels & the Reunification Palace
Today, we will have a morning excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels to admire the underground military headquarter during the war time. Then return to the downtown area to visit the War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace, and the Central Post Office, which will provide you with a general idea of the country's past history. After that, you will have some free time to wander around the Dong Khoi Street to enjoy the local leisure life.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel (4 stars)

  • Relics of War Museum, Saigon
    Relics of War Museum, Saigon
  • The Reunification Palace, Saigon
    Tank on display outside the Reunification Palace
Day 10: Drive 2h to Can Tho, Enjoy a boat trip on Mekong River
In the morning, a comfortable private drive will take you to My Tho Town to start the 1-day exploration of the Mekong River Delta. Upon arrival, you will be helped to board the boat and along the way, you could appreciate the picturesque natural sceneries. En route, the boat will stop at Ben Tre and you could go on shore to visit the local factories of coconut candies and rice paper. After the cruise, your guide will transfer you back to Can Tho City and help you check into a local hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Victoria Can Tho Resort (4 stars)

Day 11: Explore Cai Rang Floating Market, Fly 1h10mins to Siem Reap
This morning, you will be accompanied to feel the charm of the Cai Rang Floating Market as well as some villages by boat, which will be a unique experience. After that, a private drive will take you to Ho Chi Minh City Airport for your onward flight to Siem Reap. Upon landing, your Siem Reap local guide will pick you up at the airport and escort you to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Tara Angkor Hotel (4 stars)

Day 12: Siem Reap day exploration with the Bayon Temple
Today's journey will start with the marvelous sunrise scenery over Angkor Wat. After that, you will be guided to the magnificent Angkor Thom and visit the Bayon Temple, Elephant Terrace and Terrace of the Leper King inside. After finishing the visit there, we will proceed to another religious site, Ta Prohm Temple. Then climb up the Bakheng Hill and take in the beautiful sunset view at a temple on the top. At night, you will enjoy the wonderful Apsara Dinner Show.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tara Angkor Hotel (4 stars)

  • Bayon Temple, Cambodia
    Bayon Temple, the amazing central temple of Angkor Thom
Day 13: Siem Reap religious sightseeing with the Preah Khan Temple
After breakfast, you will be escorted to visit the Preah Khan Temple, which has a history of over 800 years and the Banteay Sreit Temple, which is one of the most important sites in Angkor. On the way there, we will pass by some local villages to appreciate the rural landscape. On the way back to downtown Siem Reap, we will have a stop at the Rolous Group, including Lolei, Preah Ko and Bakong as well as the Orphanage School.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Tara Angkor Hotel (4 stars)

Day 14: Experience local floating village, Fly to Luang Prabang
Your guide will escort you to tour a Khmer Village first and then accompany you to visit a floating village on the Tonle Sap Lake by boat. When the visit is over, a private drive will take you to the airport to catch the flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival, you will meet your local guide at the airport and then be accompanied to the local hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Victoria Xieng Thong Palace (4 stars)

Day 15: Luang Prabang day sightseeing with the Royal Palace Museum
We will start today's tour with the Royal Palace Museum, which is a good place to learn about Luang Prabang's history. Then you will be escorted to take a boat along the Mekong River to the Pak Ou Caves. En route, we will stop by the Ban Xang Hai Village to taste local Lao-Lao wine. Then reverse the trip back to Luang Prabang and continue our journey to another local village called Ban Xang Khong. Today's tour will be concluded with Wat Mai and Wat Siphoutthabath, two grand temples nearby.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Victoria Xieng Thong Palace (4 stars)

  • Royal Palace Museum, Luang Prabang
    Royal Palace Museum with a majestic blend of Lao traditional and French style
Day 16: Luang Prabang natural exploration with Khouang Si Waterfalls
At 05:30, we will join the locals in the alms giving ceremony, a daily ritual in Luang Prabang for over 500 years. Then you will be guided to visit the nearby Phousi Market. Afterwards, return to the hotel to have breakfast. After breakfast, we will have an excursion to the minority villages named Ban Ouay and Ban Phanom. Then we will head to Khouang Si Waterfalls, which is very spectacular. After finishing the visit, we will get back to downtown area and your guide will show you around Wat Xieng Thong a renowned temple.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Victoria Xieng Thong Palace (4 stars)

Day 17: Fly to Chiang Mai, Chiang Mai free exploration
After breakfast, your guide and driver will transfer you to the airport for a flight to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival, you will meet your local driver at the exit and then a comfortable drive will take you to the well selected local hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the surroundings.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: The Rim (4 stars)

Day 18: One day exploration at the Elephant Nature Park (join-in)
We will spend the whole day having fun at the Elephant Nature Park, which is a semi-wild sanctuary for abused and retired elephants. There are dozens of elephants and you will have a chance to get close to them, feed them and bathe them. Getting out of the park, your guide will transfer you back to the hotel in Chiang Mai.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: The Rim (4 stars)

Day 19: Half day Chiang Mai city sightseeing, Fly 1h20mins to Bangkok
After breakfast, you will be escorted to the Waroros Market, which is an authentic local market selling local characteristics of goods, food and daily necessities. Then take a rickshaw to the Tha Phae Gate. Walk through the gate, you will enter in Chiang Mai Old City and your guide will take you to see the Three Kings Monument, Wat Chedi Luang and Wat Phra Singh inside.

Then a private drive will take you to the airport. Upon touching down at the Bangkok Airport, you will meet your local guide outside the baggage claim and then be escorted to the hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Movenpick Bangkok Sukhumvit 15 (4 stars)

Day 20: Bangkok highlights with the Grand Palace
After breakfast, we will set out to see the city's largest reclining Buddha at Wat Pho. After that, go across the street to visit the Grand Palace, a large scale ancient complex in downtown Bangkok. At the northeast corner of the palace locates Wat Phra Kaew, which is Thailand’s most famous temple. 

Lunch will be served at a local popular restaurant. After lunch, continue to a waterside community, Khlong Bang Luang by boat and visit the Baan Silapin Artist’s House there. Afterwards, get back to downtown Bangkok and proceed to Wat Arun, which is also known as the Temple of Dawn.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Movenpick Bangkok Sukhumvit 15 (4 stars)

  • Wat Pho, Bangkok
    Monks are reading the holy scriptures in Bangkok.
Day 21: One day Ayutthaya tour with Wat Yai Chaimongkol
Today, we will have a 1-day tour to Ayutthaya and visit Wat Yai Chaimongkol, Wat Mahathat, Wat Phra Srisanphet and the Muslim Quarter there. After the visiting, you will be escorted to take a luxurious cruise along Chao Phraya River back to Bangkok and have lunch onboard. You will be free for the rest of the day.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation: Movenpick Bangkok Sukhumvit 15 (4 stars)

Day 22: Bangkok farewell, Airport see-off
Your Indochina tour will draw to an end today. At theappointed time, your guide will transfer you to theairport and see you off there.Wish you a nice journey home!

Meals: Breakfast

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Tour Prices

Christmas & 2023 special: Enjoy 12% off if you book before Dec. 25, 2022

Month2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
Jan-Apr, Oct-Dec$5429 $4777$4649 $4091
May-Sep$5119 $4504$4339 $3818
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 12% discount.
  • Any part of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Economy airfare of Hanoi - Hue; Danang - Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon); Saigon - Siem Reap; Siem Reap - Luang Prabang; Luang Prabang - Chiang Mai; Chiang Mai - Bangkok.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Services of private driver and air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Service of English speaking guides per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into Vietnam and out Thailand
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Visa Fees.
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