Press Release Summary = Taking this tour, you will have slightly exploration to the most beautiful attractions in Vietnam and Cambodia - rich cultural areas and friendly people each day in your itinerary. You also visit many world heritage sites and wonder - These is so famous in the world such as Halong Bay, Old capital of Hue, Peaceful town of Hoi An and Angkor Wat Temples.
Press Release Body = Highlights of Vietnam & Siem Reap (Cambodia) 14 days/ 13 nights
Taking this tour, you will have slightly exploration to the most beautiful attractions in Vietnam and Cambodia - rich cultural areas and friendly people each day in your itinerary. You also visit many world heritage sites and wonder - These is so famous in the world such as Halong Bay, Old capital of Hue, Peaceful town of Hoi An and Angkor Wat Temples.
Day 1: Arrive Hanoi (D) Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to hotel. Enjoy tour of the 36 streets of Hanoi's famous Old Quarter by cyclo, the Vietnamese version of the rickshaw. Dinner at a typical Hanoi restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi - Hoa Lu - Hanoi (B/ L/ D) After breakfast visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, the Palace of the former Governor of Indochina, the wooden stilt house where Ho Chi Minh lived for the last years of his life and the One Pillar Pagoda, The Temple of Literrature. Afternoon: Visit Van Phuc village - the village famous for silk weaving. You could buy some natural silk stuff there. Dinner and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong - Overnight on Deluxe Junk (B/ L/ D) Transfer by road to Halong. Fantastic cruise with the deluxe traditional wooden junk to the beautiful way of Halong bay through Dog island, Dinh Huong island, Fighting cocks island, Sail island...Visit the magical cave - The Luon cave. Dinner with seafood and local wine on board. Overnight on the junk.
Day 4: Halong - Hanoi (B/ L - no dinner) Continue cruise on the emerald green waters of Halong Bay, among the 3,000 spectacular limestone islands around Man head island, Tortoise island. Lunch on the board. Return to Hanoi by road in the afternoon. Free for shopping on the streets in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi - Danang - Hoi An (B/ L/ D) Transfer to Noi Bai Airport for the short flight to the central port city of Danang. On arrival in Danang, visit Cham Museum founded in 1915 where contains the best collections of Cham people sculpture and culture. Proceed to visit Marble Mountains consisting of five hillocks made of marble, The Stone Carving village and South China Sea. Drive further south to HoiAn Ancient town - The World heritage site which used to be one of the major international ports and trading centers in South-East Asia during the 17th - 18th centuries. Check in the hotel in Hoi An. Free at leisure.
Day 6: Hoi An (B/ L - no dinner) Morning: Take a walking tour of the ancient town centre to visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colourful market. Afternoon: Experience the boat trip and visit to the traditional handicraft villages around Hoian. Return to the hotel. Overnight in Hoi.
Day 7: Hoi An - Hue (B/ L/ D) Leave Hoi An for Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. The scenic route passes through to the wonderful photogenic fishing village of Lang Co. Arrive in Hue, visit the Imperial Citadel, from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 and the mausoleum of former emperor Tu Duc, in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes, and Dong Ba Market, famous for selling the best conical hats in Vietnam. Overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Hue - Ho Chi Minh City (B/ L/ D) A boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River visits Hue's best-known religious site, Thien Mu Pagoda. Transfer to Hue Airport for the short flight to Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to hotel on arrival. A city tour of dynamic Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by many locals. Visit Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office, Thien Hau Pagoda and Binh Tay Market in the city's bustling chinatown. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Ho Chi Minh City (B/ L - no dinner) A full day trip to the watery world of the Mekong Delta - My Tho, just a couple of hours by road from the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. Take a boat trip along narrow waterways overhung with dense vegetation and try exotic fruits in one of the many orchards. Enjoy local delicacy with Elephant's Ear Fish. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi (B/ L - no dinner) Enjoy a morning drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Tay Ninh Province in the west of Vietnam. Visit the Cao Dai Great Temple, with architecture that could have come straight from a Walt Disney fantasy and where all the major faiths of the world blend together in a unique religious cocktail. After lunch in a local restaurant visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence.
Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap (B/ L/ D) Free until transferring to Tan Son Nhat Airport for flight to Siem Reap. Arrival at Siem Reap airport, meeting and transfer to the hotel for check in. Visit some temples around if the time is permit. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 12: Siem Reap (B, L, D) Breakfast at hotel. This morning Visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphuon, Phimean Akas, Elephants Terrace and Terrace of the Leper King. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon start a visit Angkor Wat and view the Sunset from Phnom Bakheng hill. Dinner at restaurant. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 13: Siem Reap (B, L, D) Breakfast at hotel. This morning excursion to Banteay Srey and Banteay Samre temples. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon start a visit to Preah Khan, Neak Pean, Ta Som, East Mebon and Pre Rup Temples. Dinner at local restaurant with Cambodian traditional dance Show (Apsara dance show). Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 14: Siem Reap - Depart (B, L) Breakfast at hotel. Visit to "Les Artisans D'Angkor-Chantiers Ecoles" and old market till transfer to Siem Reap airport for international departure flight.
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Contact Details = DAO HONG THUONG (Mr.) Tour Operator Address: 55 Kim Ma Thuong, Hanoi, Vietnam. Tel: 84-4-7624705 Hand phone: 84-(0)913345496 Fax: 84-4-7624711 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org