Vietnam & Cambodia Classic Experience

11 Days / 10 Nights

Day 1

Hanoi – Arrival

Arrival at Hanoi International Airport and transfer to hotel for check in. Afternoon city tour of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum for photos and the famous One Pillar Pagoda. Transfer to the Hoan Kiem Lake where you can stroll through the old quarter of Hanoi. (Passengers arriving on later flights cannot perform this
tour). Return to hotel. Accommodation Hotel in Hanoi.

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Day 2

Hanoi – Halong Bay

Breakfast at the hotel and visit the Temple of Literature before moving 160 miles east to Halong Bay – about 3 hours and a half. Upon arrival at Halong Bay, embark on board a traditional junk for a memorable cruise. Welcome lunch with local seafood. Cruise in Ha Long Bay where some islands and caves are visited. Ability to swim or kayak (included) around Soi Sim beach. In the afternoon, admire the sunset over the bay or have fun on the terrace of a bar with happy hour. Enjoy a delicious dinner on
board. Practice squid fishing at night. Overnight on board the junk in the Ba Ham.

Note: The cruise itinerary may vary depending on the cruise operator.

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Day 3

Halong Bay – Danang-Hoi An

Breakfast on board based tea and pastries. Start your day with Tai Chi class on the deck with some of the
best teachers in Vietnam while the ship continues sailing slowly through the beautiful scenery offered by the Bay and visit the “Surprise Cave”.  Back on board, enjoy a fun cooking class and taste the dishes
that we prepared. Lunch just before landing and checkout. Arrive at Halong pier. Transfer to Hanoi airport for the flight to Danang. Estimated Time of flight: VN1527 @ HANDAD 19:05 20:20
Arrival at Danang airport which awaits the guide and driver to take you to the hotel in Hoi An
Night hotel in Hoi An.

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Day 4

Hoi An Half day Tour

Breakfast at the hotel. Start walking to explore this historic village that was once a thriving port city from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries. Visit the colorful local market of Hoi An, the old Tan Ky House, the Town Hall and the legendary Japanese covered bridge, with over 400 years of history. Also enjoy how local residents produce silk for textile Hoi An Lunch at local restaurant Return to the hotel for free time. Dinner on own account and overnight stay in Hoi An

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Day 5

Hoi An – Danang – Hue

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, transfer to Hue, located about 120km north of Hoi An Visit en route to the Cham Museum and Marble Mountain in Danang and stop at the fishing village of Lang Co to take beautiful landscape photos Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon visit the Imperial Citadel of Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam for 150 years, to learn its history. If time permits, visit the local Dong Ba market. Arrival, dinner on your own. Accommodation at hotel in Hue

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Day 6

Hue – Saigon

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning enjoy a cruise along the Perfume River to reach Thien Mu Pagoda then visited the tomb of Khai Dinh market and Incense Lunch at local restaurant. Transfer to Hue airport for the flight to Saigon. Estimated Time of flight: VN1545 HUISGN @ 18:25 19:35 Arrival in Saigon where they will wait for the guide to transfer to the hotel for check-in Dinner on your own. Accommodation at hotel in Saigon.

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Day 7

Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels & City tour

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, visit the complex of Cu Chi Tunnels, located 45km north of Saigon. This ingenious labyrinth of tunnels 200km was created by Vietnamese fighters to attack American troops. Lunch at local restaurant In the afternoon and back to Saigon, we visit the area War
Museum, Presidential Palace today and stop for photos at the Church of Notre Dame and the Central Post Office. Dinner on your own. Accommodation at hotel in Saigon

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Day 8

Saigon – Siem Reap

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time until transfer to the airport. The flight will be announced at the time of booking Estimated departure flight: SGNREP@ VN3825 11:40 12:45 In the afternoon, visit Angkor National Museum, the best introduction to understand history of the area. Later, if time permits visit the workshops of Artisans d’Angkor. Lunch at hotel included. Accommodation at hotel in Siem Reap.

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Day 9

Siem Reap – Banteay Srey/Samre

Breakfast at hotel Visit Banteay Srey temple built in the X century red sandstone and dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva and is said to be the prettiest of all, visit Banteay Srei Temple contains a well-preserved reliefs depicting scenes of Vishnu and Krishna legends. Lunch at local restaurant and then visit the South Gate of Angkor, Ta Phrom, Pre Rup, Baksei Chamkrong, the Terrace of Elephants and the Jardines del Rey. Return to hotel. Dinner with Apsara local Dance included Accommodation at  hotel in Siem Reap.

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Day 10

Siem Reap – Phnom Penh

Breakfast at hotel In the morning visit the temples of Ta Prohm, Phrah Khan, called Sacred Sword, and Neak Pean Temple, used for purification rituals. Lunch at the hotel. Visit local market. Transfer to the
airport for your flight to Phnom Penh. Arrival, transfer to hotel Dinner at hotel Accommodation at hotel in Siem Reap.

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Day 11

Phnom Penh – Departure

City tour: National Museum, Silver Pagoda, Royal Palace and Wat Phnom. Lunch at the hotel. In the afternoon, free at leisure until time to transfer to airport for your return flight.

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