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This comprehensive tour takes in the best of Vietnam and Cambodia. The journey begins in Vietnam, a rapidly developing and vibrant country, the tour covers the highlights between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), then moves on to explore the Mekong Delta. The finale is a journey through the captivating kingdom of Cambodia, finishing at majestic Angkor Wat.
- 4-star accommodation
- Flexible - extensions & flight upgrades available
- Average group size - 10-20 people (max 26)
- International & internal flights
- Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
- Experienced local tour manager
- 15 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 4 dinners
- Guided sightseeing & entrance fees
- Welcome & farewell dinner
- Cruise in the less-visited Lan Ha Bay, Vietnam
- Enjoy a meal in a restored royal home from the Nguyen dynasty era in Hue, Vietnam
- Sunset boat ride on Angkor Thom moat, Cambodia
- Farewell dinner in the Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia
- Small group size - average 10-20 people (maximum 26)
- Stay in 4-star accommodation
Day 1: Fly to Hanoi, Vietnam
Fly overnight from London (regional connections available) to Hanoi, with Vietnam Airlines.
Day 2: Hanoi
Arrive and transfer to The Ann Hotel Hanoi for a 2-night stay. Enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant this evening. (D)
Day 3: Hanoi
Visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum*, One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the Museum of Ethnology, Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son temple. Lunch is at KOTO restaurant, an organisation that provides vocational training for underprivileged youths in Vietnam. In the evening there is an opportunity to see a water puppet show (payable locally). (B, L)
Day 4: Cruise on Lan Ha Bay
Today, cruise in an area similar to Halong Bay but with far fewer visitors, known as Lan Ha Bay, in the Gulf of Tonkin. Overnight accommodation on board the Indochine. (B, L, D)
Day 5: Fly to Danang, Hoi An
Morning cruise around the karst limestone islands. Disembark in the late morning and drive to Hanoi airport for an evening flight to Danang. Transfer to the beachfront Boutique Hoi An Resort for a 3-night stay. (B)
Day 6: Hoi An
Morning walking tour of Hoi An. Lunch at Streets International restaurant, a social enterprise initiative with the aim of developing and operating sustainable programmes for street children. Afternoon at leisure, or join an optional excursion to the ruined temples of My Son (payable locally). (B, L)
Day 7: Hoi An
Day at leisure. Optional class at the Red Bridge cooking school (payable locally). (B)
Day 8: Hue
Morning drive over the spectacular Hai Van Pass to Hue (weather permitting), stopping at Cham Museum en route. Afternoon visit to the Tombs of the Nguyen emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. Either lunch or dinner today will be at a restored royal home of the Nguyen dynasty. Stay 1 night at the Pilgrimage Village. (B, L, D)
Day 9: Fly to Ho Chi Minh City
Morning cyclo ride to the Imperial Citadel and the Purple Forbidden City, followed by a river cruise to Thien Mu pagoda. Transfer to the airport and fly to Ho Chi Minh City. Stay 3 nights at the Grand Hotel. (B)
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh City
Morning drive through the countryside to the Cu Chi tunnels. Afternoon city tour, visiting the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame cathedral and the War Remnants Museum. (B)
Day 11: Mekong Delta
Drive to Cai Be, and explore the Mekong delta by boat and on foot. (B, L)
Day 12: Fly to Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Fly to Phnom Penh and transfer to La Rose Boutique Hotel & Spa for a 2-night stay. (B)
Day 13: Phnom Penh
Morning visit to the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda and the National Museum. Afternoon tour of the Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide and the Choeung Ek Killing Fields. (B, L)
Day 14: Fly to Siem Reap
Fly to Siem Reap and stay at Tara Angkor Hotel for 3 nights. Afternoon visit to the Angkor National Museum. (B)
Day 15: Angkor Temples
Full-day tour of the temples. In the morning visit the magnificent Angkor Wat. Return to Siem Reap for lunch. In the afternoon explore the Terrace of the Elephants, the Terrace of the Leper King and the Bayon temple. End the day at Angkor Thom with a sunset boat ride by the temple. (B, L)
Day 16: Angkor Temples
Morning at leisure. Afternoon excursion to Banteay Srei temple and the small island temple of Neak Pean. Farewell dinner at Khmer House at Srah Srang within the Angkor Archaeological Park. (B, D)
Day 17 - 18: Fly to London via Ho Chi Minh City
Transfer to the airport and fly overnight to London via Ho Chi Minh City, arriving the following day. (B) (N)
Boutique Hoi An Resort, Hoi An
Situated on An Bang beach, the Boutique Hoi An Resort is only 35 minutes from the airport, and 5 minutes from town on the hotel's complimentary shuttle service. All rooms and villas face the sea, with fantastic views from the private balconies or terraces and some with direct access to the beach. The hotel spa is equipped with three treatment rooms and five massage pavilions.
Grand Hotel Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City
The Rooftop Grand Lounge on the 20th floor offers guests superb views of the city and the river, accompanied by drinks and live music. Features: 251 rooms, swimming pool, gym, spa, gift shop, 2 restaurants, 2 bars. Room amenities: Television, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, safe, tea & coffee making.
Indochine Cruise Ship, Haiphong
The Indochine cruise ship is part of the Indochina Sails fleet, which operates throughout Lan Ha Bay in the Gulf of Tonkin.The ship has 43 cabins in a range of categories, spread across three decks. Cabin size starts at a spacious 32 square metres, with wooden furnishings, colonial-era style décor, en suite bathroom and a private balcony. The ship has two dining rooms, a bar, a library, a gym and more.
Tara Angkor Hotel, Siem Reap
The Tara Angkor Hotel is set in the heart of Siem Reap, offering a range of rooms and suites just 6km from the Angkor temples. Rooms have a distinctive and contemporary style, with features that reference ancient Khmer culture. The hotel restaurant serves European, Thai and Cambodian dishes. The chefs are also available for cooking lessons so you can learn how to prepare and cook your favourite Cambodian or Thai dishes.
The Ann Hotel Hanoi, Hanoi
The Ann Hotel Hanoi is a comfortable, modern hotel in central Hanoi, 30 minutes' drive from the international airport and within 15 minutes' walking distance of the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem lake. Rooms are spacious with a contemporary style and decor. The Ann Health Club on the 12th floor includes a rooftop pool with panoramic views over the city.
The Pilgrimage Village, Hue
The Pilgrimage Village is a boutique resort located on the peaceful outskirts of Hue, approximately 10 minutes' drive from the city centre and 20 minutes' drive from the airport. Designed in a unique Vietnamese style, the property is an environmentally friendly resort where the natural environment blends harmoniously with the area's local culture. To complement the peaceful setting, the resort's Vedana Spa offers an array of facial and full body treatments.
Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don't include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment's notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.
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