- Duration: 16 DAYS
- Location: VIETNAM - CAMBODIA - THAILAND
- Places: 15 Seats
- Prix: FROM 1899 USD PER PERSON
The journey takes you through three countries with divergent histories and distinct cultures. Start your tour from Hanoi and feel the serene tranquility of beautiful colonial at the "beating heart" of Vietnam. Head to Siem Reap as the ancient capital of Khmer and be wowed by the maninificent temples of Angkor Wat. Finishing off at Thailand's largest island You will see a little piece of everything these awesome countries have to offer.
»Hanoi: Discover a different side of Vietnam's capital city, cycling around the village and rice fields.
»Halong Bay: Enjoy an overnight cruise in the most magnificent bay of the country, one of the UNESCO-recognized World Heritage Sites.
»Hoi An: The peaceful essence of the atmosphere of Hoi An welcomes you to come and relax in this lantern town.
»Ho Chi Minh City: Discover "The Pearl of the Orient" and vibrant nightlife.
»Siem Reap: A getaway to the ancient world.
»Phuket: Relaxing on the beautiful paradise, a blend of resorts lifestyle, exotic Thai culture and hedonistic nightlife.
Post-tour Optional to Bangkok
»Bangkok: Enjoy your time to explore Bangkok, Thailand’s dynamic capital. Visit ancient palaces, temples, parks, and museums; attend a traditional dance and theater performance; or take advantage of world-class shopping.
DAY 1: DEPART FROM USA
Traveling from North America, crossing the International Date Line
DAY 2: WELCOME TO VIET NAM – HANOI ARRIVAL
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.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 3: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B/L/D) - SHARING CRUISE
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 4: HALONG BAY – HANOI (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 transferred to your hotel in Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 5: BAVI ECO TOUR (B/L)
Have breakfast at the hotel then you will be escorted by an experienced English-speaking guide, 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 mingling 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 to Noi Bai International Airport for your flight to Hoi An (via Da Nang).
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 6: HOI AN LANTERN MAKING LESSON (B)
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and get ready for a lantern making lesson. Lanterns are the symbol of Hoi An and a big part of the local culture; you will have the opportunity to learn how to make them. Your guide will meet you at the hotel at 8 am and you will cycle through the town to the craftsman home. You will be given an introduction about the lanterns and how it became the symbol of Hoi An, along with a demonstration of making a lantern. You will have an opportunity to create your own lantern and keep it as a souvenir.
After the lesson you will have time to explore Hoi An at your own pace, seeing what interest you.
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 7: HOI AN LEISURE DAY (B)
Today you will have free time explore Hoi An at your own pace, seeing what interests you. This ancient town is full of Japanese merchant houses and pagodas, temples and antique warehouses. Or just lounge about in a laid-back riverside café on the bank of the Thu Bon River.
(OPTIONAL TOUR: HOI AN ECO TOUR)
Today your English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to a tour of the countryside and rivers around Hoi An. As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. After that, you will board the Hoi An Eco-tour boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen. Enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. You will also take a paddle boat trip in a unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat down the waterways of a coconut palm paradise.
In the afternoon, leisure time on your own exploring the ancient town or relaxing at the hotel.
Price for the optional tour - 38 USD per person (group tour)
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 8: HOI AN FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B) – FLIGHT INCLUDED
Have breakfast at the hotel and relaxing time before boarding a flight from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh City. Approximately flight time is one hour and 30 minutes. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred from the airport to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City’s center.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 9: HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA (B/L) GROUP TOUR
Kick start your day with a hearty breakfast and a trip to Mekong Delta follows, you will be greeted by an experienced English-speaking guide and professional driver to My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Then boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around the country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people and visits the fruit plantation. Then you will take a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and immerse yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family workshops and honey-bee farm, try some honey tea and coconut candies specialties.
Refuel yourself with a Vietnamese traditional meal and later pedal around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. If you are not keen on a cycling trip, then enjoy a cool breeze and relaxing time in a hammock.
Afterward, you will be transferred back to your accommodation.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 10: HO CHI MINH CITY LEISURE DAY (B)
Today you will have free time explore Ho Chi Minh City at your own pace, seeing what interests you.
(OPTIONAL TOUR: CU CHI TUNNELS )
You will be picked up by an experienced English-speaking guide to Cu Chi Tunnels, located in the countryside near Ho Chi Minh City. Approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes. The residents of Cu Chi took the war underground into a highly developed network of tunnels that at its height stretched as far as Cambodia and included meeting rooms, kitchens and triage areas. Imperceptible from the ground, opposing armies could roll their tanks over the bunkers without causing damage to the tunnels below. Living conditions were harsh – in addition to fighting the war, resident’s battled food and oxygen scarcity, venomous insects, and cramped living quarters. Gain important insight into the prolonged struggle against invading armies, and appreciation for the resilience and spirit of the Vietnamese people. After that, travelers can try the delicious manioc which was the main food for guerilla-warriors in Cu Chi during the war. Visitors can try to fire off an AK47 or MK16 or machine guns at the nearby shooting range.
Then enjoy a transferred back to your accommodation.
Price for the optional tour - 27 USD per person (group tour).
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 11: HO CHI MINH CITY FLY TO SIEM REAP (B) – FLIGHT INCLUDED
Breakfast at the hotel. Then, taking the flight to Siem Reap. Check in your hotel and free at your leisure time to get your energy back. You also could walk around the city and visit Artisan D’Angkor, a handicraft center to watch the wood and stone carving processes. Continue visit to Wat Thmey or Killing Field, where you could see a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 12: ANGKOR WAT TOUR (B)
After breakfast, you will visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom: Bayon Temple, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanaka, Elephant and Leper King Terrace. Continue visit to Ta Prohm, which also called as the jungle temple.
After lunch, you will visit Thomann, Chaosay Tevoda, Ta Keo: small, attractive temple in very good condition, built at the same time as Angkor Wat. Continue to Angkor Wat – one of the “7th Wonders’ of the World”. It is officially World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. Then you will visit Bakheng Hill for a sunset view from the top of the hill. Bakheng is the first major temple constructed in the Angkor area; this temple-mountain offers extraordinary views of the Tonle Sap and Angkor Wat.
After dinner, you could visit famous in Siem reap Night & Pub Street.
Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 13: SIEM REAP FLY TO PHUKET (B) – FLIGHT INCLUDED
Have breakfast at the hotel, then have free leisure time until a private cab will transfer you to the airport for the next flight to Phuket
Overnight in Phuket.
DAY 14: PHUKET LEISURE DAY (B)
Have some relaxing time at Phuket beaches.
Overnight in Phuket.
DAY 15: PHUKET LEISURE DAY (B)
Have some relaxing time at Phuket beaches.
Overnight in Phuket.
DAY 16: PHU KET DEPARTURE (B)
Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Have a relaxing time before transferring to Phuket International Airport by a professional driver. Then fly back to your homeland.
Post - Tour Extensions To Bangkok - Pay Extra: 320 USD/ Per Person
More days means more to discover, with extension packages you can add before or after your tour. Maximize the value of your overseas flight and enjoy additional days to explore a new destination altogether with a choice of an exciting city.
DAY 1: BANGKOK TEMPLES AND CITY TOUR H/D (B)
Pick up at the hotel.
A ride through the interesting parts of Bangkok with a stop at the Golden Buddha, Reclining Buddha, and Marble Temple. This tour takes you through the hustle and bustle of Bangkok to visit two of the capital’s most significantly and visually stunning temples. Wat Traimit houses the world’s largest solid gold Buddha (5.5 tons of precious metal) and Wat Pho, which is the oldest temple in Bangkok and houses of the Reclining Buddha, a 45 meter-long statue which depicts Buddha entering Nirvana. Wat Pho is also Thailand s first university and houses a wealth of art. It is still an important center for traditional medicine and massage. Continue to Wat Benjamabophit, also known as the marble temple featuring a fusing of Thai and European styles and an ubosot covered by Italian marble.
Overnight at Siam Heritage Hotel 3*.
DAY 2: BANGKOK - DAMNERN SADUAK FLOATING MARKET TOUR H/D (B)
Pick up at your hotel and depart from Bangkok to Ratchaburi province for Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.
Arrive at a jetty pier and board a long-tailed boat ride for about 30 minutes, passing through remote plantations and Thai villages along the river and winding canal. At the floating market of Damnoen Saduak, it is amazing to see a lively market scene of local vendors selling local foods, tropical fruits, and numerous handicraft products on their boats. You are able to experience yourself in one of these paddling boats and touch the real atmosphere in the realm of this legendary market.
Overnight at Siam Heritage Hotel 3*.
DAY 3: BANGKOK DEPARTURE (B)
Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Have a relaxing time before transferring to Bangkok International Airport by a professional driver. Then fly back to your homeland.
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***Price based on twin sharing. Single supplement surcharge 639 USD per person for 3-star hotel, 859 USD per person for 4-star hotel, 1102 USD per person for 5-star hotel***
√Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
√All transportation mentioned above
√International return flights from Los Angeles / San Francisco / New York, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax., China Southern or similar. If you are traveling from a different city, please contact us
√International flights from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap and from Seam Reap to Phuket, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax, operated by Vietjet Air or similar
√Domestic flights between Hanoi to Danang and Danang to Ho Chi Minh, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax, operated by Vietjet Air or similar
√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 Beverage, Personal expenses
X Tips and gratuities for local tour guides (not mandatory): 3 USD/per pax/per day
X Travel insurance
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)
X Other services not mentioned above
FLIGHT ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
- All flight tickets for set departure date must be booked 90 days in advance. After 90 days, a surcharge might be applied.
- Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits, stopovers or a substitute airline. Such changes are beyond our control, as availability on flights can vary.
- Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
- Please Note, flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure. If your travel dates are within 30 days of purchase you will be provided with your itinerary within 7 days.
- Seat Assignments : Please note some airlines and/or fare types do not allow advanced seat selection and require it to be done at the airport check in only. Please contact us to confirm the flight schedule and seat selection availability.
Don't be shy to drop us an inquiry email at email@example.com and we will get back to you within 24 hours.
- Step 1: Double-check all single supplement fee (if any) or solo traveler surcharge (if you explore the journey on your own) and choose the date you prefer to go for the trip.
- Step 2: Click "Book Now" on the date you want to go and fill in the form with your requirements (if any), then to confirm the booking can click on "Pay Now" and make 900 USD deposit to secure your place via the link payment by credit card (Payment fee 3%) or by American Express (Payment fee 3.85%)
- Step 3: We will send you a voucher confirmation within 24 -48 hours after receiving the deposit.
- Step 4: Send us your scan copies of passports for the process of making a visa approval letter; All the information will be kept confidentially. Pack your suitcase and be ready for an exciting holiday with us
If you would like to make any adjustments or have any concerns about the tour, click on "Enquiry Now" and let us know your request by filling in the form and we will get back to you within 24 hours. Please note down your phone number in the email or any contact details that you prefer us to reach you, this will enable us to have efficient communication with you. Several email exchange to confirm your final tour program.
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.
After receiving the deposit of your tour, a voucher confirmation will be sent to you within 24-48 hours.
- Final Payment: The balance of your tour will be made one month before the travel date. Payment by bank transfer or online payment is accepted.
2. Payment Type
- Online payment by Credit Card with ONEPAY: We accept American Express, Visa card, MasterCard and JCB card since Realistic Asia is a verified member of OnePay system. Your card information will be protected during the transaction by using the security system with OnePay. Your invoice will be created when you confirmed the booking and send you the guideline to deposit your spot.
Kindly note: Payments by credit cards or American Express we apply a service fee of 3,85%. If you need more details and further information or have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
- By Bank Transfers: If you prefer to do the bank transfer, please contact us so we can send you the bank detail information. However, all the bank fee and foreign currency exchange have to be taken care at your end.
Realistic Asia must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would apply as follows:
- 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.
- Kindly acknowledge your acceptance of the above terms and conditions by signing and returning to Realistic Asia a copy of the present contract and of the attachment with all itineraries.
- Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge
- Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
- Any amendment/cancellation made after confirmed booking is nonrefundable
- Tour is available at the time of booking
- Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions