- Duration: 10 Days
- Location: Vietnam- Laos- Cambodia
- Places: 15 Seats
- Prix: 1302 USD PER PERSON
Follow the trails of the World Heritage Sites in Indochina. From the largest religious monuments in the world - Ạngkor Wat to the breath-taking view of Halong Bay and finish the tour in the ancient capital of Laos. You will not only be amazed by the sights but also interact with the local people in the Asian countryside.
»Hanoi: Discover mixture of new and old; modern and traditional; western and eastern in the charming capital.
»Halong Bay: Experience the breath-taking view and kayaking in the Wonder of Nature.
»Hoa Lu - Tam Coc: Explore the ancient capital of Vietnam locates deeply in the jungles, ruled by the Dinh and Le dynasties of the first century.
»Siem Reap: Visit the most magnificent sites of ancient Khmer
»Luang Prabang: The former capital of Laos and the country's spiritual center with a high number of temples located in the city.
DAY 1: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HANOI ARRIVAL (D)
Upon arrival, your driver will meet and greet you at the airport. Enjoy a transfer from the airport to your accommodation. Check in at the hotel and have a rest after the flight.
DAY 2: HANOI – BAVI ECO TOUR (B/L)
Have breakfast at the hotel then you will be picked up by an experienced English-speaking guide and travel to Ba Vi, a countryside located at the outskirt of Hanoi. The approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes.
Then arriving at Mr. Duoc’s house, you will be welcomed with fresh honey tea and green lentils or lotus seeds that made by his family. Imagine a Vietnam in the old time of war through stories of Mr. Duoc, who is not only a veteran who lives during those hard times, but also a green tea expert. You will visit his tea plantation which is one of the largest in Ri village and join with locals in green tea processing. Afterward, have a Vietnamese cooking demonstration with another local host and then enjoy a home-cooked lunch in a lovely garden.
After that, you will wander around the village and mingle with local people. You will visit the local craftsman who has been skilled at making conical hats from a very young age and other workshops in the village to see how people there make tofu or shell the rice. As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. Then join your guides for a leisurely cycling trip along the country roads. Observe traditional Vietnamese rural life as the local people work in the paddy fields. Along the way, watch out for a water buffalo plowing a paddy field while ducks swim across the top. Stop at another host family for foot bathing following the recipes of Muong ethnic group and relaxing time before embarking on your private boat for a trip along the Da river.
Later, enjoy a transfer from Ba Vi back to your accommodation.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 3: HANOI – HOA LU – TAM COC (B/L)
After breakfast at the hotel, an English–speaking guide will meet you at the hotel at between 8 am and 8.30 am. You will be transferred by a professional driver from Hanoi to Hoa Lu, which is located 80km to the South of Hanoi. This is the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century and your guide will tell you all about the history of Le and Dinh Dynasties, who ruled this antique citadel.
Enjoy a Vietnamese traditional lunch before boarding into a private sampan to visit Tam Coc, well-known as “Halong Bay inland” and see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. You will then continue with a cycling tour through the stunning scenery of rice fields, karst formations, river and tranquil village (around 5km).
In the evening, return to Hanoi and enjoy a lovely night on your own.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 4: HANOI – HALONG BAY – SHARING CRUISE (B/L/D)
In the morning, after breakfast at the hotel, the Cruise team will pick you up. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival to Halong, you will enjoy a cruise on the Bay and explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.
After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which there will be a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long bay, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can optionally attend the activities taking part on the boat or just relax.
Overnight on cruise.
DAY 5: HALONG BAY – HANOI – SHARING BUS (B/L)
Rise early for a Tai Chi lesson or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and the return Hanoi around 17:00. Free at your leisure time.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 6: HANOI FLY TO LUANG PRABANG (B)
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and have a relaxing time before your driver transfers you to the airport. Fly one way from Hanoi, Vietnam to Luang Prabang, Laos.
Upon arrival at Luang Prabang International airport, your guide will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it. You will be transferred from the Luang Prabang Airport to your hotel by a professional driver.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 7: LUANG PRABANG CITY TOUR (B)
Today, you will enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city's oldest temples of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. Then embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside as well as exploring the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by devoted pilgrims. Along the way, you will stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where the local rice wine is produced. On return, we take a short drive to another small village Ban Phanom, which famous for its hand weaving.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 8: LUANG PRABANG FLY TO SIEM REAP (B)
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and have a relaxing time before your driver transfers you to the airport. Fly one way from Luang Prabang, Laos to Siem Reap, Laos
Upon arrival at Siem Reap International airport, your guide will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it. You will be transferred from the Siem Reap Airport to your hotel by a professional driver.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 9: ANGKOR WAT TOUR (B)
Have breakfast at the hotel. After your private guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and you will start your visit to Banteay Srei. Banteay Srei was constructed at the late 10th century by a Brahmin counselor under a powering Rajendarvarman. It was loosely translated to the citadel of the woman, but it is a modern appellation that probably refers to the delicate beauty of the carvings. Along the way, we make a stopover at the Preah Dark village and will visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive relief’s depicting scenes of Vishunu as well as Krishna legends.
Have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon continue visit Angkor Thom, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, built from the late 12th century to the early 13th century by King Jayavarman VII and consists of 54 towers, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King, then visit Angkor Wat, one of the largest temples in world which covers an area of 200 hectares and surrounded by moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 10: BIGGEST FAREWELL AND WARMEST THANK YOU - SIEM REAP DEPARTURE (B)
Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home. Trip Ends.
|Destination||3-Star - Hotel||Website|
|Hanoi||Diamond Legend Hotel or similar||http://www.diamondlegendhotel.com/|
|Halong bay||White Dolphin Cruise or similar||http://www.whitedolphincruises.com/|
|Luang Prabang||Chittchareun Muang Luang or similar||http://www.cm-hotel.com/|
|Siem Reap||Angkor Holiday or similar||http://www.angkorholidayhotel.com/|
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|Hanoi||Tirant Hotel or similar||http://www.tiranthotel.com|
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|Siem Reap||Saem Siem Reap Hotel or similar||http://www.saemsiemreaphotel.com/|
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***Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge 478 USD for 3-star accommodations***
***Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge 671 USD for 4-star accommodation***
***Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge 879 USD for 5-star accommodation***
√Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
√All transportation mentioned above
√Internal flights from Siem Reap to Hanoi and from Hanoi to Luang Prabang, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax
√Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)
√Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)
√Experienced English speaking guide
√Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
√All sightseeing tickets according to the itinerary
√Tissues and water on coach
√Service charges and government tax
√Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
√24/7 hotline support guaranteed
√Vietnam Visa letter approval
√No extra charge after services confirmation
X International flights and departure taxes
X Beverage, personal expenses, tips, and gratuities
X Travel insurance
X Public holiday surcharge (if any)
X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
X Early check-in and late check-out (If not mentioned)
X Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Vietnam: 25$/person, Cambodia: $30/person, Laos: $35-42/person)
X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00am – 05:00am
X Other services not mentioned above
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PAYMENT AND DEPOSIT
1. Payment Process
- Deposit: In order to secure your spot for the tour, an amount of 100% internal-flight tickets and 10% of land service are required to pay (the amount vary based each on tour basis). The amount should be made via bank transfer or our online payment method.
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- 31 days and more before departure: 10% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
- 15-30 days before departure: 30% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
- 14 days and less before departure: 100% of the full payment.
- No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full payment
CONDITION OF INSURANCE
- Realistic Asia demands that all clients going on our trips hold proper personal medical insurance. If clients do not hold insurances and refuse to sign on before departure, Realistic Asia reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
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- Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge
- Any un-util services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
- Any amendment / cancellation made after the confirmed booking is nonrefundable
- Tour is available at the time of booking
- Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions