Begin the journey by unraveling Vietnamese culture, history, and religion in the capital of Vietnam with Hanoi’s highlights:
Arrive early in the morning at Lao Cai Train Station where your guide will welcome and transfer you to a hotel to rest and have breakfast before starting a new day of discovery:
It’s time to really immerse yourself in the daily lives of some of Vietnam’s most diverse ethnic minorities
Transfer to go sail the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage site seascape: Halong Bay. Your cruise will navigate to Bai Tu Long Bay, a well-selected route beyond the main tourist circuit. Get ready to experience the bay’s treasures
For the final day in the bay, undertake activities that become precious memories:
Discover Hue, Vietnam’s former capital, built by the Nguyen Dynasty…
Take in the literal “breathe of fresh air” that is the riverside port town of Hoian:
Settle into a morning flight from Hoian to Saigon.
Arrive and be welcomed by our guide at the airport and be transferred to the center for a day of exploring Saigon. Saigon (currently Ho Chi Minh city) varies from the rest of Vietnam due to its modern cosmopolitan flair. Various cultures mesh together to create a patchwork city of foreign influences:
Venture away from Saigon, through rural scenes, to encounter mysterious religious practices and unusual sites of preserved history:
Board a grand, yet homely cruiseliner and embark on a leisurely cruise. Depart Saigon and head for the rich, fertile lands of the Mekong Delta region and its extraordinarily busy inhabitants:
Awaken on the water, invigorated for another day in the Mekong Delta full of vibrant opportunities:
Embark on your journey towards Phnom Penh, and once there, view some of the city’s most fascinating sites.
Be swept in the sensations of Phnom Penh’s many markets and clamouring streets.
Arriving in Angkor Wat, you’ll rove among the ruins of the world’s most famous Hindu temple complexes, built for gods, and fit for kings.
Today is a mini-expedition into some of the lesser restored and relatively unexplored temples around Siem Reap. Prepare for a real ramble into some atmospheric ruins!
THE CULTURAL SIEM REAP – ANGKOR WAT 4 days/3 nights
Day 1 – SAIGON – FLY – SIEM REAP Settle into a flight from Saigon to Siem Reap. Arrive and be welcomed by our guide and be transferred to your arranged accommodation. Overnight in a hotel with breakfast.
Day 2 – SIEM REAP – ANGKOR THOM – TA PHROM – ANGKOR WAT Arriving in Angkor Wat, you will rove among the ruins of the world’s most famous Hindu temple complexes, built for gods, and fit for kings: Baphuon (a temple in honour of another Hindu deity, Shiva) with its spectacular layered structure, the Terrace of the Leper King with its beautiful carvings of gods, nagas, and dancers; the Royal Enclosure and its small and particularly significant temple, Phimeanakas. Overnight in a hotel with breakfast.
Day 3 – SIEM REAP – BANTEAY SREI – BANTEAY SAMRE Advance to an off-the-beaten-track site, an hour away from Angkor Wat, encountering stunning Cambodian countryside and uncovering more temples: visit Banteay Srei, called the citadel of women and come face to face with the meticulously restored enclosed temple of Banteay Samre, complete with carvings of lions and nagas. Overnight in a hotel with breakfast.
Day 4 – SIEM REAP – TONLE SAP – Departure Travel to Tonle Sap and find yourself surrounded by a completely aquatic landscape, see how everyday life is transformed by its proximity to and dependence on water. Free time until your transfer to the airport for your departure flight
BEACH BREAK – Lounge on the beach and let the sand kiss your toes!
PHU QUOC – FLY from SAIGON Ready your senses for something truly exceptional, Phu Quoc is worth the wait. Extruding an atmosphere of elegant nonchalance, this island paradise celebrates the benefits of returning to nature…(Read more)
NHA TRANG Wide Boulevards, white sandy beaches signal relaxation and happiness, the Nha Trang Bay is an attractive seaside stopover...(Read more)
CON DAO – FLY from SAIGON An hour flight from Saigon to the white-sand beaches, translucent water, well-preserved scenery. On the program: idleness, diving, trekking in the jungle and visiting the National Park to meet sea turtles…(Read more)
MUINE 4 hours’ drive from HCM, coconut trees, white sand, and ochre sand dunes, all on a canvas of deep blue sky. Just divine! You will have fun sledding on the sand dunes, and love the charming images of the animated port; A beach with a small market in that open fresh shellfish; and small round fishermen’s boats that are so special. Nature also offers you the sight of beautiful red canyons, the result of erosion in the rainy season….(Read more)
LAOS – Luang Prabang – A natural wild and mysterious! /2 days 1 night
1 – Luang Prabang – Highlights – Dinner on Cruise
Discover this serenity town, a designated UNESCO Heritage Site on Tuk Tuk to visit: The National Museum (Ancient Royal Palace), the Wat Xieng Thong, Wat Ahman, Wat Mai the richly decorated temple. See the Ock Pop Tok textile gallery. In the afternoon, embark on a traditional boat to cruise long Nava Mekong river. Enjoy dinner with Baci ceremony and traditional dance show. Overnight in a hotel with breakfast.
Day 2 – Luang Prabang – Khuang Sy Waterfall – Ethnic Minority Villages
Departure to the beautiful waterfalls Khuang Sy about 30km from Luang Prabang. En route, visiting min0rity villages such as H’mong village of Ban Thinkeo, Khmu village of Ban Thapaene and weaving village of Ban Xang Khong where traditional product also called Saa paper made from mulberry leaves. Get to the waterfall, nestled in the lush tropical vegetation, a beautiful clear pool for swimming. Back to Luang Prabang for your departure flight.
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