TOUR CODE: HAN-REP-07
- Ha Noi
- Ha Long
- Siem Reap
Route: Ha Noi – Ha Long – Siem Reap
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
This journey will give you 7 pleasant days on road by visiting many places in Vietnam and Cambodia with our professional tour guide. You will be amazed by the unique beauty in Halong Bay and Angkor Wat, the World Heritages by UNESCO; also enjoy discovering the enriched history and culture of 1000 - year - old capital, Hanoi
- Accommodation in the category chosen or similar (subject to availability).
- Meals as mentioned in the program. B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.
- Vietnam visa approval letter
- Transportation by vehicle with A/C
- Shuttle bus Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi
- Cruise on Non-private junk in Ha Long bay.
- Local English speaking guide(s) in Vietnam.
- Vietnam visa stamp fee, Cambodia visa
- Any flight does not mentioned and international tax
- Travel insurance
- Early check-in and late check-out
- Hotel/Room upgrade
- Festivity surcharge & festivity compulsory service by hotel(s) if any
- Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others
- Any service not clearly mentioned in the program
- All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.
Day 1: Hanoi arrival – half Hanoi city walking & cyclo small group tour (light lunch/dinner)
Welcome to Hanoi – Vietnam! The tour guide & driver will be welcoming you at Noi Bai airport; it takes us 35 minutes driving to the centre of Hanoi then check-in at hotel. Our tour guide will pick you at your hotel in the Old Quarter and then we get a cylco to Hoan Kiem Lake, one of the major scenic spots in the city and serves as a focal point for its public life to visit Ngoc Son temple and the Huc bridge. And then we will stop at Hanoi Opera House, erected by the French colonial administration between 1901 and 1911. After that, on the way to Water puppet show, we will see Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel - A Grand Dame of Southeast Asia that welcomes guests to experience her colonial grandeur and timeless elegance. Located steps from the Opera House in Hanoï's French Quarter, this legendary property brings guests into intimate contact with the opulence of another era. A stage art invented by the Vietnamese peasants hundred years ago, with nearly 20 stories of Vietnam traditions and daily scenes will be the last activity. Finally we will take a walk on the streets of the old quarter and enjoy the Vietnamese traditional food: Beef noodles. Please note: Standard check in time is 14:00. Early check in is subject to availability of the hotel Night activities suggestion: enjoy local beer at Ta Hien Streets, experience the ambience of sleepless street with life music, the young people of Hanoi and also foreign tourists. Hundred of bars and pubs in the Old Quarter are also at your disposal. Or just simple spend your time at shopping malls or various boutique Shops.
Day 2:: Hanoi - Halong - overnight on board (b/l/d)- sic transfer
From Hanoi, at 8AM, head East for more than 3 hours to Halong Bay, the pride of the Gulf of Tonkin, a Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO in 1994. The road will pass by the Red River delta with green paddyfields and rural villages, where hard-work farmers are busy with their farming jobs, ploughing buffaloes or planting seedling. Upon arrival in Halong, we’ll take a big boat to cruise the Bay to discover the magnificent beauty of this “Descending-dragon” bay, created by thousands odd-shaped limestone rocks and karst grottoes. After a lunch of fresh seafood on board, we can visit the Surprising Grotto, stop for swimming or kayaking, passing floating villages and approach islets to enjoy their beauty in close distance. Back to the boat for dinner late afternoon. Evening attend activities on the boat or relax at your own leisure. Overnight on the boat. Please note the program may be little varied upon the cruise you choose.
Day 3: Halong - Hanoi (b/l)
After breakfast, visit by boat to Luon Cave, a ring-shaped pool inside an island in Halong with absolutely tranquil landscape and emerald water. Back to the Wharf of Halong passing the most densely area with many islands that have been named like the Cock-Fighting Rock, Sail Island, Incense burner rock or Sea Dog Rock. Arrive at Halong Wharf around 11.00. Return to Hanoi around 4PM. Free at your own leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi – Siem reap (b) by noon flight – apsara show with buffet dinner(b/d)
Breakfast at the hotel, you’ll transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for a midday flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, welcome by driver in Siem Reap, transfer to hotel for checking-in, free at your own arrangement until evening time for Apsara traditional show including buffet dinner. For a comparatively small town, Siem Reap offers an amazing range of dining venues and cuisines from Asia and the West. The emphasis is, of course, on Khmer/Cambodian food with the classic Amok Cambodian curry and Khmer BBQ being some of the most popular dishes. Dinging with Apsara traditional performance most famous which all travelers have to try one time per their stay in Siem Reap. Note: Transfer to apsara show by tuk tuk.
Day 5 : Full day Angkor tour (b)
In the morning, we start with going to Angkor Thom city, founded in 12th century by king Jayavarman VII and remained the capital until 17th century. At this city, you will visit the most well-preserved gate amongst all the fives, then continue to the peaceful smiling faced tower temple of Bayon where you can imagine how amazing would it be for the first explorer who was there when there was no one but trees with umbrella-like branches and other types of creeping vegetation. Then it will be time for you to stroll around the tourist-wish-to-see jungle temple, socalled Ta Prhom, overgrown by huge tree monsters with snake-like roots, which is featured in Tomb Raider movie. After having shot hundreds of photographs, we will head to the active pilgrimage site of Angkor Wat, the biggest Hindu temple in the world to enjoy with the longest lively carving wall of more than 2000 meters long by 2 meters high, excluding relief on ceiling and on hundreds of roof supporting pillars. After completed the tour around all the most visited temples in Angkor area, you still have time to admire whole view of Angkorwat temple, rice paddy, north east highland and active reservoir of West Baray and to get fresh air on the summit of Phnom Bakeng hill till sun set. Have funny time at bars and pubs at Angkor night market (at your own arrangement). Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 6: Siem Reap (b)
This day is at your leisure in Siem Reap. You could spend your time to discover Siem Reap yourself with some ideas of things to do: half day Floating Village Kampong Phhluk, Bird Sanctuary Preak Toal or dinner sunset cruise on Tonle Sap Lake. O/N in Siem Reap.
Day 7: Siem Reap departure (b)
Breakfast at hotel, free leisure on own arrangement until time transfer to airport for flight onwards! Straight to Siemreap airport for your departure.