From AUD $ 4,465

Duration
14 Days
Departure Day
Every Sunday
Group Size
16 (maximum)
Tour Type
Group Journey
Trip Grading
Moderate
Breakfast
Daily Breakfast
Other Meals
6 Lunch & 3 Dinner
Hotel Category
4 - 5 Star Hotels
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Our Insider Experience

  • Escape the crowds and travel by tuk-tuk to Angkor Wat for sunrise over Angkor Wat‘s famous spires.
  • Enjoy a hands-on traditional Lao-style cooking demonstration at the Bamboo Experience cooking school. Learn about the typical ingredients used in Lao cooking and prepare a feast for dinner.
  • Receive a blessing when you take part in a local ‘Baci’ blessing ceremony.
  • Cruise overnight through the 3,000 islands rising from the sea in Ha Long Bay.

Travel Itinerary

DAY 1

Welcome to Saigon

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. Your airport representative will meet and greet you. Transfer to your hotel and enjoy some free time.

DAY 2

Saigon

Today you will visit Cu Chi Tunnels. Discover the network of underground tunnels while learning about their role in the Vietnam War. Later, enjoy a guided walking tour of Saigon where you will see Dong Khoi Street, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Reunification Palace, and Ben Thanh Market.

DAY 3

Saigon to Mekong Delta

Venture to the Mekong Delta and spend the day exploring the many palm fringed canals, local temples and markets. Enjoy a delicious lunch made from locally harvested produce. Stop by a Cao Dai temple with its spectacular architecture.

DAY 4

Saigon – Danang – Hoi An

Fly to Danang, and then enjoy a scenic drive to Hoi An. Take a walking tour to discover the mix of Chinese, Japanese and French influenced architecture.

DAY 5

Hoi An

Visit a sleepy corner of Hoi An and see the amazing artworks covering the walls, streets and alleyways. Visit Thanh Dong Organic Farm, to learn traditional farming methods adopted by this village. Chat with the local farmers and take part in the farming activities.

DAY 6

Hoi An - Danang to Hanoi

Fly from Danang to Hanoi and discover Hanoi’s must-visit sites including the Ho Chi Minh complex, the infamous Hoa Lo Prison, also known as the “Hanoi Hilton.” Pay a visit to the Temple of Literature. End with a visit inside the Opera House and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea.

DAY 7

Hanoi to Halong Bay

Drive past scenes of traditional rural life from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay. Board a well-appointed junk boat, enjoy a delicious lunch and begin cruising among the 3,000 islands which rise from the sea. In the evening, retreat to your private cabin, or relax on the main deck or at the bar.

DAY 8

Halong Bay to Hanoi

Take part in a sunrise Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck before enjoying brunch on board. Upon arrival back in port, transfer to your hotel in Hanoi. Take a walking tour to visit the old quarter and a stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake before joining your group for a farewell dinner.

DAY 9

Hanoi to Luang Prabang

Fly to Luang Prabang. Start your tour with a visit to Wat Xiengthong, and by walk to Phou Si Mountain. Take part in a traditional Baci ceremony. Hop on a tuk-tuk for your dinner at Bamboo Experience.

DAY 10

Luang Prabang

Rise early to see the locals giving morning alms to the orange-robed monks. After breakfast take a walking tour to local market for some snacks. Visit Wat Mai and the National Museum. Cruise the Pak Ou caves, have picnic lunch, and play the local favourite game of petanque. Finish with sunset drinks.

DAY 11

Luang Prabang to Siem Reap

Visit Kuang Si waterfalls and then transfer to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap. In the evening be entertained by Phare, The Cambodian Circus where the performers use theater, music, dance and modern circus arts to tell uniquely Cambodian stories; historical, folk and modern.

DAY 12

Siem Reap

Start early to witness the breathtaking sunrise over Angkor Wat temple, followed by breakfast at a local restaurant. Reach the southern gate of Angkor Thom, the ‘Great City’ and marvel at the imposing 23m (75-foot) high stone faces, featured in the Tomb Raider movie. At the centre lies the 12th-century state temple of Bayon, with hundreds of gigantic stone faces. Ta Prohm is unforgettable due to the massive trees with thick roots that entangle the walls.

DAY 13

Siem Reap

Visit Beong Mealea Temple, a 12th-century Buddhist sanctuary built from perfectly-squared sandstone blocks, still partly buried under vegetation. Shop at a local market and lunch at a local restaurant. Visit an isolated community of three villages built on stilts. These scenic villages are flooded from Aug – Feb. You will take the small boat through the flooded mangrove forests fostering a variety of wildlife. Go back in time with Khmer ancient culture in a spectacular performance while you enjoy the finest cuisine in town.

DAY 14

Depart Siem Reap

It’s time to say goodbye, but just think of all the wonderful stories you will take home. A transfer will take you to the airport for your onward travels.

Hotel Description

Day 1, 2 and 3
Day 4 and 5
Day 6 and 8

Saigon

Hoi An

Hanoi

5/5
4.5/5
4/5

Hotel Equatorial

Hoi An Silk Marina Resort

The Ann Hotel

Day 7
Day 9 and 10
Day 8, 9 and 10

Halong Bay

Luang Prabang

Siem Reap

Bhaya Cruise

Sala Prabang

Steung Siem Reap

5/5
4/5
4/5

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Departure Dates and Rates

MONTHSTART DAYPRICE TWIN ROOMPRICE SINGLE ROOMPROMO
April346255895
1046255895
1746255895
2446255895
May144655585
844655585
1544655585
2244655585
2944655585
June544655585
1244655585
1944655585
2644655585
July344655585
1044655585
1744655585
2444655585
3144655585
August744655585
1444655585
2144655585
2844655585
September444655585
1144655585
1844655585
2544655585
October246255895
946255895
1646255895
2346255895
3046255895
November646255895
1346255895
2046255895
2746255895
December446255895
1146255895
1846255895
2546255895
MONTHSTART DAYPRICE TWIN ROOMPRICE SINGLE ROOMPROMO
January146255895
846255895
1546255895
2246255895
2946255895
February546255895
1246255895
1946255895
2646255895
March546255895
1246255895
1946255895
2646255895

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