World Heritage Sites in three kingdoms – 15 Days

World Heritage Sites in three kingdoms
– 15 Days
Starts : Sai Gon City , ends : Siem Reap City
Trip code: WHSITK15D
Ages: Minimum age for children on this trip is 5 years old.
Accommodation: Hotel 4 & 5 stars
Transport: Boat, Private Van /Car, Plane
Tour Type: Private (min 2 persons)

 

Day 1-2 : Ho Chi Minh

On arrival at Ho Chi Minh’s International Airport you will be met by your English speaking guide and taken by private transfer to your centrally located hotel.

The rest of day one will be spent at your leisure to relax and enjoy the city. Within easy walking distance of your hotel is the Ben Thanh Market, one of Ho Chi Minh City’s biggest and best-known markets, the riverfront and countless restaurants and shops to enjoy.

After breakfast on day two, head out of the city to see the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels, where great numbers of Viet Cong and Northern Vietnamese supporters hid during both the Independence War against the French and the subsequent American-Vietnamese War.

Return to Ho Chi Minh City by lunch time and have the rest of the afternoon to spend at leisure to further explore the area and enjoy the many sights this cosmopolitan city has to offer.

Day 3-4: Hue Imperial City.

After an early breakfast take a short flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hue.

Have the rest of the day at leisure to start exploring the historical past of Hue or just spend your time moseying along the lively streets and enjoying the local atmosphere.

On day four you will enjoy the many sights and tastes Hue has to offer. You will meet your guide after a leisurely breakfast and start your full day city tour. Take a cruise on the Perfume River; visit many of the pagodas and tombs, and pay a visit to the impressive Imperial City.

 

Day 5-6: Hoi An old Town

After breakfast on day five, take the scenic Pass of Ocean Clouds south to Hoi An.

Arriving by late morning in Hoi An you will have the rest of the day to enjoy this picturesque town. The old town of Hoi An is a UNESCO world Heritage Site and boasts some of the finest and best-preserved traditional architecture in Vietnam.

The town is easily navigated at your own pace and hours can be spent meandering slowly through the pedestrian only streets, enjoying a traditional Vietnamese coffee or snack and just taking time to enjoy these colourful streets which are lined by hand crafted silk lanterns.

On day six, a full day at leisure allows you to explore Hoi An further at your own pace. As well as being known for its cultural and historical significance, Hoi An is known as the place to take a Vietnamese cookery class. Local tailors can create a unique piece of made-to-measure clothing for you in just a day, so if you fancy having a garment made for you, Hoi An is the place for it. You may also want to arrange a trip to the ancient Cham ruins at My Son, an hour’s drive out of town.

 

Day 7 : Hanoi

A short flight this morning brings you to Hanoi, Vietnam’s modern bustling capital.

Arriving by lunch time the rest of the day will be spent on a gentle half day city tour which will take you to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s houses and the One Pillar Pagoda. Your tour will end with a traditional Water Puppet Show.

 

Day 8 : Halong Bay cruise overnight on boat

After an early breakfast you will take the four-hour journey to Halong Bay ready to board your overnight cruise at noon.

A fabulous lunch will be served onboard and you will spend the afternoon cruising through the beautiful islets that make up the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay.

As part of your trip today there will be a chance for an optional swim, and for those who have the energy a chance to take a short kayak trip through these tranquil waters.

 

Day 9-11: Hanoi and Luang Prabang

Day nine starts with T’ai Chi on the deck, after which a leisurely morning is spent exploring some of the natural caves found in Halong Bay’s islands.

On your return to the mainland you start your journey back to Hanoi, from where you fly on to Luang Prabang, in Laos. After a short transfer you have the evening at your leisure to enjoy one of the many restaurants this beautiful town has to offer.

On day 10 you will have a full day tour to take in the golden temples, monasteries, waterfalls and glorious scenery of Luang Prabang. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is an astounding place to discover with or without a guide.

On day 11 you will have the full day at your leisure to further enjoy and relax. As Luang Prabang is set in the mountains there are countless treks and walks to choose from, or for a more leisurely option try a traditional Laos massage, or watch the orange-robed monks walking between monasteries from a street side cafe.

Overnight: My Dream Boutique Resort

Day 12-15: Siem Reap Angkor Wat

After a leisurely breakfast and final morning enjoying Luang Prabang you will take an early afternoon flight to Siem Reap.

Your airport transfer in Laos and meet and greet in Cambodia will be included, and after arranging your Visa on Arrival your guide will transfer you to your final hotel for check in. Arriving by late afternoon you will have the rest of the day at your leisure in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Start at sunrise on day 13 at magical Angkor Wat, then explore by tuk tuk with your guide, taking in the stony faces of Bayon, the jungle-clad Ta Phrom or the many more remote temples deep in the forest. Return to Siem Reap town and have the evening to explore the colourful and thronging night markets.

On day 14 you will have a full day at your leisure for further exploration. You may like to hire a bike to explore the backroads without the crowds, jump in a tuk tuk or simply relax by the pool for your final day in Southeast Asia.

After a good breakfast on day 15 your guide and driver will be arranged to transfer you to the airport to start your journey back to your home.

 

Trip includes:

All accommodations (with Twin/Double rooms) while on tour
The tour price includes all hotel accommodations with private baths. Our standard is to provide the best available accommodations without sacrificing value. Although the quality may vary slightly from one hotel to another, our commitment to your comfort is unwavering. Two-bedded rooms and One-beded with Queen size rooms are reserved in most hotels. Triples are accommodated in two-bedded rooms plus a rollaway cot where available, and are not recommended for comfort.

All transfers and road transport in modern, air-conditioned vehicles
– For a private smaller groups (2pax -10pax), modern sedan cars and minibuses are used.
– For tour groups of 11pax or more travelers, air-conditioned Hyundai with 19- 25-35 seats are used on all road journeys. These vehicles are designed with excellent viewing windows and a high roof. All our vehicles are modern, spacious, comfortable, well-maintained, and safe
•Complimentary airport transfer on arrival and on departure days

All Breakfasts & Lunches on tour
• Breakfast – Is always included on all Vietnam Royal Tourism – European Continental breakfasts are supplied at the hotels where you stay. The Continental style usually consists of rolls, butter, jams, tea or coffee and juices.
• Lunch – Your Lunch meals are included and generally served at a local restaurant
• Dinner – is not included and is always up to you – allows you the freedom to eat what you want and enjoy the local flavors.
Please note: If you have special dietary requirements (eg Vegetarian), let us know so we can notify restaurants and prepare appropriate food for you.

Experienced, friendly and knowledgeable guides.
Your tour guide is a professional, fully trained employee of Vietnam Royal Tourism

Entrance fees
All sightseeing as specified including entrance fees

Airfare While on Tour
– All on-tour flights must be purchased through Vietnam Royal Tourism as part of your tour package . From the moment you land in the starting city to the moment you are transferred to the airport in the end city, all transport arrangements are taken care of by us.
– The cost of international flights from your country to Asia (starting city) is not included in our prices. We believe we are giving all our customers, wherever you live, the flexibility to travel from regional airports, in any class of travel and include a stopover en route if you so wish. It also allows you the opportunity to use your frequent flyer points if you so wish

Visa Approval Code or Visa on Arrival
– After approval, we will fax or email you a copy of the Approval letter as an attachment
– Our Service do not include the Stamping Fee of about US$25-165/ 1pax to be submitted directly to the Embassy or Consulate (the stamping fee vary from Embassy to Embassy) or pay at Airport for Stamping Fee with Visa on Arrival

TRIP EXCLUDES:

+ International airfare& airport taxes
+ Travel insurance
+ Surcharges for compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges (which will be advised at time of booking) ,
+ Personal expenses
+ Tips & gratuities

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