DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN VIETNAM
Pick up at Tan Son Nhat airport and transfer to hotel for checking in . Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 2 : SAI GON CITY TOUR AND CU CHI TUNNELS (B/L)
Pick up you at your hotel, start to downtown of Ho Chi Minh for touring along the famous Dong Khoi street , passing by the Opera House, Town Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral & central Post Office and Independent Palace.Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we are heading to Hoc Mon District to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, is 70 kilometers North West of down town Ho Chi Minh City. The Cu Chi Tunnel system had been created long time back, from 1948 to assist Viet Minh in the combat with French. Back to the hotel late in the afternoon. Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 3 : SAI GON - VINH LONG MEKONG DELTA TOUR (B/L
Our car will pick up at your hotel and transfer to Mekong Delta. On arrival, embark a private boat to cruise around Cai Be Floating Market to see local people being selling, buying, exchanging goods from their boats. Visit local garden and house to see orchard, rice crisped producing process, etc After lunch cruising along river to see peaceful tranquil life of villagers, admire marvelous natural setting of Mekong Delta region. About 3 pm, the boat wills arrival at Vinh Long Market, walking around to explore Vinh Long Market. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh with stop at Bonsai garden. Be back to your hotel late in the afternoon. Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 4 : SAIGON CITY NHA TRANG (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure till transfer for the flight to Nhatrang. Pick up on arrival and hotel checks in. Overnight in Nha Trang.
DAY 5 : NHA TRANG ISLAND TOUR (B/ L)
You will have a day of boat trip. Firstly we will go to Mun Island, the best site for snorkeling where you will see lots of live colorful corals and fish. This site has been officially protected under the support of Danish Government. Relax, sunbath and swimming at Tam island. Then visit Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island. At this place, you will see the life of the many sea species of Nhatrang Ocean that being made in a smaller world of this aquarium. Return to Nha Trang about 16.00. Overnight in Nha Trang.
DAY 6 : NHA TRANG (B )
Free for your own leisure at Nha Trang Beach. Overnight in Nha Trang.
DAY 7 : NHA TRANG - DANANG - HOI AN ( B)
Transfer to Cam Ranh Airport in Nha Trang for flight to Da Nang. Meet upon arrival at Danang Airport and visit Cham Museum, Marble Mountains & China Beach before heading to Hoi An old town. Check in and overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 8 : HOI AN - MY SON - HOI AN ( B/L)
Begin the day with an excursion to My Son, Vietnams most evocative Cham site recently recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage site. The Cham people considered this area, in the shadow of Cats Tooth Peak, the domain of the gods, and it served as the religious and intellectual center of the culture. Lunch at local restaurant in Hoian. Back Hoian town to discover the historic town which used to be a prosperous seaport city during the 16th to 18th centuries. Walking tour in Hoi An to Chinese Assembly Hall & Temples, old houses & Japanese Covered Bridge. Free at leisure in Hoian. Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 9 : HOI AN - DANANG - HUE (B)
Free for your own leisure until picking up at noon and drive to Hue via Hai Van Pass , passing through many pretty red-tiled villages with fruit orchards, enjoying spectacular views of sky and sea. Hotel check-in upon arrival. Overnight in Hue.
DAY 10 : HUE IMPERIAL CITADEL & RIVER TOUR (B/L)
Pick up you at your hotel at around 08:30 and then take a full day to discover Hue, former Imperial capital during Nguyen Dynasty. Take a boat for a cruise on the gentle Perfume River to the seven storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Heading to visit Imperial Citadel. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, Continue by car and visit Emperor Tu Duc and Emperor Khai Dinhs Mausoleums. Stop on the way to see how conical hats and incense sticks are made. Back hotel. Overnight in Hue.
DAY 11 : HUE HA NOI (B/D)
Breakfast and free at leisure till the flight to Hue. Pick up and hotels check in. Late afternoon, do cycling tour surrounding the Old Quater, enjoy water puppet show. Have dinner and overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 12 : HA NOI CITY TOUR SAPA (B/L/D)
Morning departure from you hotel. on the three wheels of a cyclo you will be guided through Hanoi history and culture & people and get some more shocks of the culture. This tour draws to: the Ho Chi Minh complex, Temple of literature, one of the Museums (Ethnology, Fine Art, Army, Women, History...) with lunch at restaurant then back to the Old Quarter for some more exploration. Night train at 9.30 to Sapa
DAY 13 : LAO CAI SA PA - CAT CAT VILLAGE (B/L)
Arrive at Lao Cai Train station at about 6.30am. Take a transfer to Sapa. Having breakfast and relax before explore Sapa Town. In the afternoon, take a 2km short trekking to Cat Cat Village, the home of Hmong Ethic. Meeting & talking with locals to learn more about their daily life. Overnight in Sapa.
DAY 14 : SAPA -LAO CHAI - TA VAN - TA FIN VILLAGE - LAO CAI (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel and take a short trek to Lao Chai - Ta Van Village. Back to the hotel to check out around 11:00am. Pleasant drive to Tafin village (12km from Sapa) of Red Dzao ethic. Touring to the village to visit Tafin handicraft shop and explore the daily life of Red Dzao. Here you have a good choices to buy woven and textile brocades, which is made by ethic people. Visit Tafin Cave and small hamlet of Black H'mong people. Return to Sapa and take a transfer to Lao Cai station for night train to Ha Noi. Overnight at an AC 4 berth soft sleeper.
DAY 15 : HANOI HA LONG BAY OF THE WORLD HERITAGE (B/L/D)
Arrival from Sapa in the early morning. Take a mini van Ha Long city then boat cruise straight to the Bay with seafood lunch served on the Bay, cruise along the wonderful Bay in the afternoon with cave visit and swimming, dinner and sleep on boat.
DAY 16 : HALONG - HANOI (B/L)
Morning enjoy the sunrise, that would be great picture as it is raising up from the ocean and through the peaks of the limestone islands. Breakfast served on boat. Cruise back to Ha Long City. Lunch on boat before disembarking and drive back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 17 : HANOI ARRIVAL LUANG PRABANG ( B/L)
Breakfast at hotel . Pick-up at your Hotel in Ha Noi and transfer to Noi Bai Airport for flight to Luang Prabang. Arrival in Luang Prabang, transfer to hotel for check in. After a short rest, we climb up to the top of Phousi Mount for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, we explore Street Night Market, where you can find the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 18 : LUANGPRABANG - PAK OU CAVE (B/L)
We enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the citys oldest temple of impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai, Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represent the classical architecture of Luang Prabang temple. We then board a boat embarking upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine. On return, We take a short drive to Ban Phanom, well known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 19 : LUANGPRABANG VIENTIANE ( B/L)
Breakfast at hotel . Transfer for the flight to Vientiane. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to your centrally located hotel. After a short rest, we start to visit the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientianes own Arc de Triumph. Overnight in Vientiane.
DAY 20: VIENTIANE PHNOM PENH (B/L)
Transfer to the Airport for flight to Phnom Penh. Warmly welcome at Phnom Penh airport, and then transfer to hotel for check in. After a moment of resting, you take a half day tour to discover Phnom Penh. Visit the Royal Palace compound build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom. Nearside the Royal Palace is Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple), display plenty of Buddha Statues that were decorated and made by diamond, emerald, gold and silver. Travelers will proceed to visit Independence Monument which was constructed in 1954 after Cambodian took their country back from French colony, continuing visit to National Museum, the distinctive red building with a beautiful Khmer architecture was build since 1917. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
DAY 21 : PHNOM PENH SIEM REAP (B/D)
Breakfast at Hotel, then transfer to the wharf to take express boat to Siem Reap. Pick up at Siem Reap to transfer to hotel for check in. Visit at West Barray, visit handicraft village. Watch sunset on Phnom Bankeng hill. Buffet Dinner with traditional Apsara dance show Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 22 : SIEM REAP (B/L)
Commence temple tours to the Southern Gate of Angkor Thom, the entire day is spent visiting the extensive temple complex of soaring towers, elaborate carved murals, colonnades and courtyards that ushered in the classic age of Khmer art architecture, Bayon temple located in the center, this temple rises on three levels with galleries containing bas reliefs depicting daily life and historical Khmer battles won and lost. Phimean Akas, Leper King and Elephants Terrace, Baphuon temples. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit to the World Wonder of Angkor Wat temples, built between the 9th and 13th centuries. This ancient capital of the Khmer Empire is one of the worlds greatest architectural achievements and sunset view from the top of Phnom Bakheng Hill, to watch the setting sun cast different hues on these monuments. Over night in Siem Reap.
DAY 23 : SIEMREAP - MORE EXCURSION (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Depart your hotel to Kravan, Srah Srang, Banteay Kdei, To Keo, Ta Prohm, Chau Say Tevoda and Thommonan Temples. Excursion to grand circuit, visit Pre Rup, traditionally believed to be a funerary temple, but in fact the state temple of Rajendravarman II. Mebon, architecturally and artistically superior temple-mountain. Tasom, The most distant temple on the grand circuit. Small but classic Jayavarman VII temple, Neak Pean, which means coiled serpents, from the encoiled nagas that encircled the temple. The temple is faced by a statue of the horse, Balaha, saving drowning sailors. and Preah Khan, Preah Khan' means 'sacred sword'. In harmony with Ta Prohm, which was dedicated to Jayavarman VII's mother, Preah Khan is dedicated to his father. Over night in Siem Reap.
DAY 24 : SIEM REAP - ENDS (B )
Free time for your own activities until transferring to Siem Reap International airport for flight to next destination. End of Tour.