14 Days Indochina tour discover 3 countries: Vietnam - Cambodia - Laos

14 Days Indochina tour discover 3 countries: Vietnam - Cambodia - Laos

Tour price: 2640 USD
Length: 14 Days
City: from Ha Noi
Tour code: VI-MUL07
Highlight: One trip - 3 countries - 14 days Vietnam - Cambodia - Laos

Inclusions

Inclusion:

- Accommodation as in itinerary hotel in  DBL/TWN share with daily breakfast

- Boat trips

- Private airport transfer by air-conditioned vehicle

- English speaking local guides (spot guides)

- Meals as mentioned in local restaurants with B: breakfast, L: lunch and D: dinner

- Entrance fees for mentioned visits

- Flights: Hanoi- Ho Chi Minh city,

- Domestic flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh city

- Halong bay cruise tour

- Cu Chi tunnels tour

- Mekong delta tours

- Phnom Penh tour

- Angkor Wat tour

- Luang Prabang tour

Exclusion:

- International airfare to and Vietnam, from Siem Reap to Luang Prabang and from Luang Prabang onward

- Travel insurance

- Beverage for all meals

- Tips for guides and drivers

- Personal expenses as telephone, laundry, etc.

- Others are not indicated in the above inclusion

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Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (no meal, no tour guide)

Pickup upon arrival in Hanoi and transfer to the city centre to check-in then free ai leisure. Overnight Hanoi.

DAY 2: HANOI - HA LONG BAY CRUISE (B,L,D)

8:00am pick up at the hotel and depart to Halong bay, we drive through green rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay. You will board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim (if weather permits) before visiting a grotto of gigantic stalactites and stalagmites. Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea.

Overnight on a junk. [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

DAY 3 HA LONG BAY - BOAT CRUISE - HANOI (B,L)

Spend the morning cruising through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning to the wharf.  Our bus will take you back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 5:00pm.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 4: HANOI - SAIGON (B/-no guide)

Breakfast at the hotel and then transfer to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon).
Welcomed by our driver in Saigon and transfer for check-in hotel.

Free time at in the afternoon.

DAY 5: SAIGON - MEKONG DELTA (B/L/-)

8:am  our tour guide welcome you at your hotel, then transfer to the City of My Tho by bus. During 2hours bus drive to My Tho you will have chance to see many activities of local people while travel along the road and enjoy nice scenery of green rice paddy fields. We stop at Ben Luc in Long An province to visit a Cao Dai temple- the unique religion of Vietnam, taking pictures, listen to the guide explain about the temple architecture and Cao Dai religion philosophy.

Continue going to My Tho, where we take a boat trip along Mekong River by motor-boat. During a boat cruise along Mekong River you will have a chance to see fish cages, floating house and the activities on the River.

The boat take you to Xep canal, where is the place you totally escape from the busy town. The boat cruise in the coconut trees canal takes you to a small islet. We disembark and have a walk around the village. Stop at a local family to enjoy tropical fruit, taste honey tea, honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music, performance by the villagers.

Continue walking on the village’s road and have a horse cart trip along village road. Get off for a rowing boat in the small canal to the motor-boat and then head to the restaurant on the other islet. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food at a local family.

Enjoy lunch under tree shadow you will feel the life is so beautiful.

Back to Ho Chi Minh in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 6: SAIGON - CU CHI - SAI GON (B)

08:30am Pick up at your hotel. Excursion Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnels network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence. It took about 25 years to build this underground city, which has living rooms, kitchens, hospitals, weapon factories, storage facilities and command centre. The tunnel system was an excellent way for the Vietcong to move around the countryside undetected by the Americans and home to around 10,000 people who lived underground for several years.

Before we go underground, we watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. We then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. We then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City, arriving at approximately 13.00pm. Lunch by your own. Free time in the afternoon for discover the town by yourself.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 7: SAIGON - PHNOM PENH                  (B/L/))

6:00am pick up at your hotel and transfer to Phnom Penh by big bus. Stop at the border for visa process and the continue going to Phnom penh.

 On arrival, you will be welcome by our tour guide and transfer to hotel. Lunch will be serving at the local restaurant.

Free time in the afternoon.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 8: PHNOM PENH - GENOCIDES  (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, you will explore the capital city with the bustling Central Market, the Independence Monument, WatOunalom. Set-Lunch at local restaurant. Then we continue our trip to the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum and the notorious “Killing Fields” of ChoeungEk, which provides a deep Insight into the painful rule of the Khmer Rouge.

Set-Dinner at Local restaurant.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 9: PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAP BY BUS           (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. You will be transferred by Bus (Tourist’s public bus) from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (314 Km=6 Hours) passing through three provinces, Kandal, Kampung Cham and KomPung Thom.  On arrival, you will be met by our tour guide in Siem Reap and transferred to hotel. Late lunch will be serving at local restaurant.

Free time in the afternoon. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 10: ANGKOR TEMPLES - BIG CIRCUIT     (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel

Visit south gate of Angkor Thom with two rows of its huge statues of demons and gods depicting the churning of the ocean of milk arranged on both sides of stone bridge and Bayon temple, a forest of heads, built in late of12th century by king Jayavarman VI as a Buddhist state temple. Then, visit terrace of elephant, which used to be a base for the king’s grand audience hall; Terrace of Leper king supposed that it was a terrace housed the royal crematory. Then you will visit an amazing view of Ta prohm Temple which has been deliberately left as it was discovered. At Ta Prohm kapok trees clasp the sanctuaries in their mighty roots.

Set-Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon, visit Angkor Wat a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. If time and energy permit, we will visit some nearby temples such as Pre Rup temple, NeakPean and Preah Khan.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 11:  SIEM REAP - LAOS                      (B)

Breakfast at the hotel, free time until tranfser to the airport for flight to Luang prabang.

Welcome on arrival in Luang prabang and transfer to the hotel for checkin. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 12: LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU CAVE - KUANGSI WATERFALL (B,L)

After breakfast, embark on a two hour cruise in a long-tail boat on the Mekong River and visit the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. En route, typical Laotian villages are barely visible behind thick foliage. Wooden canoes bobbing by the shore attached to bamboo poles can be seen everywhere while floats mark the location of nets and fish traps. Arrive at Pak Ou and explore the sanctuaries which consist of two large caves. Both repositories house thousands of Buddha images, which range from mere centimetres to two meters in height. Returning to Luang Prabang by car.

In the afternoon drive south to one of Luang Prabang’s most picturesque sights, the Kuang Si waterfall. On arrival, take a leisurely hike through the national park towards the Kuang Si waterfall. For the more adventurous, continue to the top of the main waterfall where you may choose to swim in a large pool. Transfer back to your hotel by private vehicle. Free time to explore the colorful night Bazaar

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 13: LUANG PRABANG CITY TOUR (B)

If you’re able to wake up before dawn (05:30am)  to witness and participate in offering alms to hundreds of saffron-robed monks – an awe-inspiring sight dating back generations in Laos. Optional walking through the morning market where all local products are being sold, watch the town come to life in the morning then return to the hotel for breakfast. (If you do not wish to make an offering, please keep an appropriate distance and observe the ritual in silence. Dress appropriately – shoulders, chest and legs should be covered).

After breakfast, start your visit to the Royal Palace, which is now a National Museum and houses the precious exhibits that used to be possessions of the former Laos Royal family. (Open from 8:30am to 11.30am and from 1.30pm to 3.30pm daily except on Tuesdays) Continue with the exploration of the main Buddhist temples of Luang Prabang including; Wat Visoun, a 16th century temple which serves as a small museum for religious artifacts; Wat Aham, built in the early 19th century temple and Wat Xiengthong, a 16th century temple which epitomizes all the elegance and grace of Luang Prabang architecture. Take the opportunity to interact with the monks at the Wat Mai temple before ending the day with a climb of 328 steps to the top of Phousi Hill. Where you can watch the sun set over Luang Prabang town and the two rivers and forested hills which form its natural borders. Free time in the afternoon.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 14: LUANG PRABANG - DEPARTURE (B)

After breakfast, free at leisure until transfer to airport for departure flight.

 

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL (no meal, no tour guide)

Pickup upon arrival in Hanoi and transfer to the city centre to check-in then free ai leisure. Overnight Hanoi.

DAY 2: HANOI - HA LONG BAY CRUISE (B,L,D)

8:00am pick up at the hotel and depart to Halong bay, we drive through green rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay. You will board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim (if weather permits) before visiting a grotto of gigantic stalactites and stalagmites. Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea.

Overnight on a junk. [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

DAY 3 HA LONG BAY - BOAT CRUISE - HANOI (B,L)

Spend the morning cruising through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning to the wharf.  Our bus will take you back to Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi around 5:00pm.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 4: HANOI - SAIGON (B/-no guide)

Breakfast at the hotel and then transfer to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon).
Welcomed by our driver in Saigon and transfer for check-in hotel.

Free time at in the afternoon.

DAY 5: SAIGON - MEKONG DELTA (B/L/-)

8:am  our tour guide welcome you at your hotel, then transfer to the City of My Tho by bus. During 2hours bus drive to My Tho you will have chance to see many activities of local people while travel along the road and enjoy nice scenery of green rice paddy fields. We stop at Ben Luc in Long An province to visit a Cao Dai temple- the unique religion of Vietnam, taking pictures, listen to the guide explain about the temple architecture and Cao Dai religion philosophy.

Continue going to My Tho, where we take a boat trip along Mekong River by motor-boat. During a boat cruise along Mekong River you will have a chance to see fish cages, floating house and the activities on the River.

The boat take you to Xep canal, where is the place you totally escape from the busy town. The boat cruise in the coconut trees canal takes you to a small islet. We disembark and have a walk around the village. Stop at a local family to enjoy tropical fruit, taste honey tea, honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music, performance by the villagers.

Continue walking on the village’s road and have a horse cart trip along village road. Get off for a rowing boat in the small canal to the motor-boat and then head to the restaurant on the other islet. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food at a local family.

Enjoy lunch under tree shadow you will feel the life is so beautiful.

Back to Ho Chi Minh in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 6: SAIGON - CU CHI - SAI GON (B)

08:30am Pick up at your hotel. Excursion Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnels network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence. It took about 25 years to build this underground city, which has living rooms, kitchens, hospitals, weapon factories, storage facilities and command centre. The tunnel system was an excellent way for the Vietcong to move around the countryside undetected by the Americans and home to around 10,000 people who lived underground for several years.

Before we go underground, we watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. We then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. We then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City, arriving at approximately 13.00pm. Lunch by your own. Free time in the afternoon for discover the town by yourself.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 7: SAIGON - PHNOM PENH                  (B/L/))

6:00am pick up at your hotel and transfer to Phnom Penh by big bus. Stop at the border for visa process and the continue going to Phnom penh.

 On arrival, you will be welcome by our tour guide and transfer to hotel. Lunch will be serving at the local restaurant.

Free time in the afternoon.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 8: PHNOM PENH - GENOCIDES  (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, you will explore the capital city with the bustling Central Market, the Independence Monument, WatOunalom. Set-Lunch at local restaurant. Then we continue our trip to the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum and the notorious “Killing Fields” of ChoeungEk, which provides a deep Insight into the painful rule of the Khmer Rouge.

Set-Dinner at Local restaurant.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 9: PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAP BY BUS           (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. You will be transferred by Bus (Tourist’s public bus) from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (314 Km=6 Hours) passing through three provinces, Kandal, Kampung Cham and KomPung Thom.  On arrival, you will be met by our tour guide in Siem Reap and transferred to hotel. Late lunch will be serving at local restaurant.

Free time in the afternoon. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 10: ANGKOR TEMPLES - BIG CIRCUIT     (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel

Visit south gate of Angkor Thom with two rows of its huge statues of demons and gods depicting the churning of the ocean of milk arranged on both sides of stone bridge and Bayon temple, a forest of heads, built in late of12th century by king Jayavarman VI as a Buddhist state temple. Then, visit terrace of elephant, which used to be a base for the king’s grand audience hall; Terrace of Leper king supposed that it was a terrace housed the royal crematory. Then you will visit an amazing view of Ta prohm Temple which has been deliberately left as it was discovered. At Ta Prohm kapok trees clasp the sanctuaries in their mighty roots.

Set-Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon, visit Angkor Wat a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. If time and energy permit, we will visit some nearby temples such as Pre Rup temple, NeakPean and Preah Khan.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 11:  SIEM REAP - LAOS                      (B)

Breakfast at the hotel, free time until tranfser to the airport for flight to Luang prabang.

Welcome on arrival in Luang prabang and transfer to the hotel for checkin. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 12: LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU CAVE - KUANGSI WATERFALL (B,L)

After breakfast, embark on a two hour cruise in a long-tail boat on the Mekong River and visit the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. En route, typical Laotian villages are barely visible behind thick foliage. Wooden canoes bobbing by the shore attached to bamboo poles can be seen everywhere while floats mark the location of nets and fish traps. Arrive at Pak Ou and explore the sanctuaries which consist of two large caves. Both repositories house thousands of Buddha images, which range from mere centimetres to two meters in height. Returning to Luang Prabang by car.

In the afternoon drive south to one of Luang Prabang’s most picturesque sights, the Kuang Si waterfall. On arrival, take a leisurely hike through the national park towards the Kuang Si waterfall. For the more adventurous, continue to the top of the main waterfall where you may choose to swim in a large pool. Transfer back to your hotel by private vehicle. Free time to explore the colorful night Bazaar

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 13: LUANG PRABANG CITY TOUR (B)

If you’re able to wake up before dawn (05:30am)  to witness and participate in offering alms to hundreds of saffron-robed monks – an awe-inspiring sight dating back generations in Laos. Optional walking through the morning market where all local products are being sold, watch the town come to life in the morning then return to the hotel for breakfast. (If you do not wish to make an offering, please keep an appropriate distance and observe the ritual in silence. Dress appropriately – shoulders, chest and legs should be covered).

After breakfast, start your visit to the Royal Palace, which is now a National Museum and houses the precious exhibits that used to be possessions of the former Laos Royal family. (Open from 8:30am to 11.30am and from 1.30pm to 3.30pm daily except on Tuesdays) Continue with the exploration of the main Buddhist temples of Luang Prabang including; Wat Visoun, a 16th century temple which serves as a small museum for religious artifacts; Wat Aham, built in the early 19th century temple and Wat Xiengthong, a 16th century temple which epitomizes all the elegance and grace of Luang Prabang architecture. Take the opportunity to interact with the monks at the Wat Mai temple before ending the day with a climb of 328 steps to the top of Phousi Hill. Where you can watch the sun set over Luang Prabang town and the two rivers and forested hills which form its natural borders. Free time in the afternoon.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 14: LUANG PRABANG - DEPARTURE (B)

After breakfast, free at leisure until transfer to airport for departure flight.