Highlight Southeast Asia

Tour Code: VL050

Price Tour: Liện hệ

Time: 21Days / 20Night

Stemming : Hanoi

Destination:

Means: Máy Bay,Ôtô,Tàu biển

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Code Tour VL050: The highlight Southeast Asia

 

Discover the best that Southeast Asia has to offer on this tour of 3 very diverse countries. Encounter history, both ancient and modern. Witness the mysterious magnificence of Angkor Wat. Experience Halong Bay and Mekong by boat and meet ethnic minorities in Sapa. Be ready for the diverse scenery, fascinating history and culture.

 

Day 1 International Arrival, Hanoi ( D)
Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi, our tour guide greets you at the airport with Indochina Odyssey Tours welcome sign and escorts you to hotel for check-in. Have some leisure time on your own.
Overnight in Hanoi

Day 2 Hanoi - Sapa ( B/ L/ D)
You have a full day to explore Vietnam’s charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas, Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone. Your city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and stilt house), the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Presidential Palace; the Temple of Literature; the Quan Thanh Temple, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda & West Lake, and the Ethnology Museum. In the evening enjoy a traditional Water Puppet Performance – a unique Vietnamese Art form hailing from Southeast Asia’s wet-rice culture – before heading to the train station to catch your night train to Laocai.
Overnight on the train

Day 3 Sapa Exploration    ( B/ L/ D)
The train arrives at Lao Cai train station early in the morning .There will be a vehicle waiting to transfer us to Sapa. Once at Sapa, we will early check-in ( room subject to availability). Fresh up, having breakfast at the restaurant in the hotel and then enjoy a free morning to explore around town.
In the afternoon there will be a walking tour to the hill tribe villages of Cat Cat, home to the H'mong hill tribes minority peoples. As you walk to the villages nestled in the valley below Sapa, you will meet some of the local minority people on their way to and from Sapa. Here you have the opportunity to share cultural experiences with the families that live in the area.
Overnight in Sapa.

Day 4 Sapa – Hanoi  ( B/L/D)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, before setting out on a full day’s trek to explore Sapa’s cultural diversity and haunting natural beauty. Take a guided hike through yawning valleys decorated with terraced rice fields and pass through remote hill tribe villages. You have three trekking options to choose from: Soft trek (~ 3 km), medium trek (~ 6km) and long trek (~ 12km). Trekking is an excellent way to explore the daily life and familiarize yourself with the cultures of the H’mong, Dzao and Dzay people who populate the region. Have lunch at a hill tribe village then drive back to Laocai to catch your return night train to Hanoi.
Overnight on the train

Day 5 Hanoi - Halong Bay  ( B/L/D)
Upon arrival in Hanoi, take a short rest in hotel and set out for a rich Halong Bay cruise. After a 3-hr scenic drive to the pier, check into your private cabin and start cruising. Besides admiring the stunning scenery and visiting the Fishing Villages to discover the life of local people, you will also enjoy optional activities like kayaking, kite-flying, cave adventure, etc. Spend a romantic night on board at Halong Bay.
Overnight on board

Day 6 Halong Bay – Hue ( B/ Brunch)
Today continue your unforgettable Halong Bay cruise until a big brunch is finished and then disembark. Our guide and driver will meet you at the pier and escort you to Hanoi Airport (around 4 hours’ drive) for your flight to the imperial city of Hue. Upon arrival, be transferred to hotel and enjoy some leisure time.
Overnight in Hue

Day 7 Hue City Tour ( B/L)
After breakfast, you will first visit the majestic Minh Mang Tomb erected in 1840s. Then sail the Perfume River by Royal Dragon Boat to the seven-storey Thien Mu Pagoda, the tallest one in Vietnam. Transfer to visit Imperial Citadel with cobbled paths and tour the Forbidden Purple City, a walled fortress and palace in the former capital. Later on, absorb the energy, sounds and odors of the bustling Dong Ba Market.
Overnight in Hue

Day 8 Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An  ( B/ L)
Morning head for Hoi An, enroute stop by the Hai Van Pass for a stunning view of the coast and Da Nang City from the top. Upon arrival in Da Nang, visit shimmering Non Nuoc Beach, the Cham Museum housing the world's largest collection of Cham sculptures, and last, the famous Marble Mountain composed of five hills. Arrive in Hoi An in the afternoon and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight in Hoi An

Day 9 Hoi An Sightseeing  ( B/L)
Morning is a half-day join-in Eco-tour, by learning traditional fishing technique; paddling unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats to the now tranquil waterways of a past war, joining some hands-on activities, you’ll get an authentic social and cultural insight into the local Vietnamese way of life.
Afternoon go around the tiny town of Hoi An and visit the 400-year-old Japanese Bridge, renowned Chinese Temple and former Vietnamese merchants' houses. Our guide will tell you all the stories behind these historical relics.
Overnight in Hoi An

Day 10 Hoi An - Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh City  ( B/ L)
Today head back to Da Nang airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Check in to hotel upon arrival, and then begin our visit to Binh Tay Market and War Remnants Museum. From there, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall are all within walking distance and perfect for a nice stroll.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Can Tho  ( B/ L )
Today we head for My Tho in Mekong Delta to take a boat trip on Tien River and visit My Tho Fish Market and four islands. Later, ride a cart through a beautiful village to the Mr. Muoi Hai’s House to enjoy honey tea. After a sampan cruise along the canals of Mekong River return to My Tho pier and drive to Can Tho. Check in and enjoy some leisure time on your own.
Overnight in Can Tho

Day 12 Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City - Phnom Penh  ( B/L)
Today you will have a boat cruise on sparking streams along the endless waterway of Mighty Mekong River to Cai Rang Floating Market before heading back to Ho Chi Minh City for your flight to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. Upon arrival, you’ll be met and escorted to hotel and enjoy your leisure time.
Overnight in Phnom Penh

Day 13 Phnom Penh City Tour   (B/L)
Today starts with the Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town. Then a visit to Silver Pagoda, so named because of its floor made up of 5000 silver tiles, National Museum and Wat Phnom, the most visited temple of the city.
Afternoon, head to Toul Sleng Genocide Museum and Killing Fields of Choeung EK. Evening is free at leisure on your own.
Overnight in Phnom Penh

Day 14 Phnom Penh - Siem Reap  ( B/L)
After breakfast fly to Siem Reap. Check in to hotel upon arrival and take a rest. In the afternoon visit Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious monument. Later climb up to visit the Phnom Bakheng Temple, which is the best place to view an Angkor Wat in the sunset.
Overnight in Seam Reap

Day 15 Siem Reap Sightseeing  ( B /L/D)
Breakfast then head for the “Great City” of Angkor Thom and visit the famous Bayon Temple, Elephant Terrace. Afternoon is your free time to relax. In the evening, enjoy the Apsara Dinner Show at Angkor Village Resort.
Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 16 Siem Reap Sightseeing  (B/L)
Breakfast then visit the Banteay Srei Temple, en route stop by some local villages to discover the joy of village life from villagers themselves. After lunch, savor in the exquisite architecture and trace Khmer myths and legends at Ta Prohm Temple and Takeo Temple. You’ll also have time for a leisure walk at the end of sightseeing.
Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 17 Siem Reap - Luang Prabang   ( B/L)
In the morning, you will embark to visiting the Khmer Village and enjoy view of the rice field and a lots of palm trees with great fresh air. Then board on boat in Tonle Sap Lake, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia. Then you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival, be transferred to hotel and enjoy some free time.
Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 18 Luang Prabang Sightseeing (B/L)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon we start to visit the Royal Palace Museum home to gilded rooms and Buddha artifacts, the stunning Wat Xieng Thong which represents classical Laotian architectural style, and then appreciate the impressive stupas of Wat Visoun. Enjoy a peaceful sunset on Mount Phousi. If you want, also visit the night market.
Option: observe the alms-giving procession in the early morning, where you can have an understanding of local people’s piety towards their religion.
Overnight in Luang Prabang
Meals: breakfast, lunch

Day 19 Luang Prabang Sightseeing (B/L)
After breakfast, you will enjoy a cruise on the Mekong River with an exploration of the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, crammed with Buddha images of all shapes and sizes. Along the way we stop by the village of Ban Xanghai to sample local rice wine. On return to Luang Prabang, we take a short drive to the Ban Xangkhong noted for Saa (jute) papermaking.
Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 20 Luang Prabang – Hanoi ( B/L)
Today we will drive to the famous Kuang Si Falls for a refreshing swim in the turquoise pools or a walk along the forest trails. Have picnic lunch near the waterfall and enjoy the fresh air there before driving back to Luang Prabang for your flight to Hanoi. On arrival, be transferred to hotel and enjoy some leisure time.
Overnight in Hanoi

Day 21 Hanoi, Departure (B/)
After breakfast at hotel, have some free time in the morning till our tour guide escorts you to the airport for your international flight home.

 

Inclusive:
+ Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
+ All private transfer and transportation
+ Halong Bay cruise program. Shared in Twin/Double cabin
+ Private boat trip as per tour
+ Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
+ Experienced English or French speaking guide
+ All in-tour flights as per itinerary
+ Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
+ All sightseeing tickets
+ tissues and water on coach
+ Complimentary Vietnam visa on arrival pre-approved letter
+ Services charges and government tax
+ No extra charge after confirmation
+ 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
Exclusive :
+ International flights & departures taxes
+ Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
+ Travel insurance
+ Beverage
+ Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$25 &2 passport photos per person)
+ Cambodia visa on arrival (easy & recommended)
+ Other services not mentioned above

 

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