We Love —
- Escape to Vietnam to enjoy a spectacular tour across the country's highlights - from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay, Ninh Binh and Ho Chi Minh City.
- Stay in a variety of gorgeous 4* or 4/5* hotels and enjoy delicious dining throughout, providing you with total comfort from the moment you arrive.
- Then enjoy boutique accommodation in the Cambodian city of Siem Reap at the 4* FCC Angkor, just a ten minute drive from the world famous temples of Angkor Wat!
Your Destinations —
The spectacular temple complex of Angkor Wat that draws visitors here; offering days of jaw dropping architecture. Beyond the temples, Siem Reap is also a great place to discover Cambodian culture with plenty of museums, street food markets, and quirky cafes. Head to the floating markets of Tonle Sap Lake, which is home to a small community that have lived along the water for generations. Other worthwhile sites include the Angkor National Museum and the nearby Cambodian Landmine Museum, providing visitors the chance to learn all about Cambodian history and culture.
Our Offer —
10 nights: 7 nights during the tour in Vietnam and 3 nights in Siem Reap
12 nights: 7 nights during the tour in Vietnam and 5 nights in Siem Reap
14 nights: 7 nights during the circuit in Vietnam and 7 nights in Siem Reap
Your Itinerary In Brief —
Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Day 2: Hanoi tours
Day 3: Hanoi - Authentic Village - Ninh Binh (Ha Long Bay Land)
Day 4: Ninh Binh - Ha Long Bay Maritime
Day 5: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh tours
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Vinh Long
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh - Departure for Siem Reap
Your Itinerary —
Welcome to Noi Bai International Airport by your guide then transfer to your hotel in the city center (note: the check-in time is from 14:00). Night in Hanoi.
Day 2: Hanoi tours (Breakfast / Lunch)
After your breakfast at the hotel, at 8:00 your guide and your driver will pick you up. Begin your exploration by following the most famous streets in the heart of the old quarter, discovering dark and tiny alleyways. You stop in a family's house in the old neighborhood for over 50 years and learn about their daily lives. You will learn more about the local traditions, culture and way of life. Continue to Dong Xuan Market, the biggest retail market in the old quarter, where you can find all the incredible and inexpensive shopping, ranging from exotic herbs to fresh fruits and vegetables, scented flowers with handicrafts and wooden decoration. On the way, you will have 2 stops to sample the drink and typical local dishes. The walk ends at the gate O Quan Chuong, the only door with 5 doors surrounding the citadel Thang Long, survives as a real "square door". Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the museum of ethnography where the life, customs and customs of the 54 ethnic groups of Vietnam are presented, then the Temple of Literature (first university of Vietnam). Night in Hanoi.
After your breakfast, take the road to Ha Nam province about 70km from Hanoi. You arrive after about 1h30 of road. You first visit a local market and then the village of making rice noodle and noodles, this village is not known by tourists at the moment, so these are you with local people. Right here, you have the opportunity to participate in the work with locals, see their rural life and chat with them to understand how their lifestyle is. Continue to Ninh Binh (Ha Long Bay). Upon arrival, Lunch in a restaurant.In the afternoon, take the road to the pier of the Nham site which is still a little known site of the tourists, traditional boat ride in the poetic landscapes of Hai Nham between limestone peaks, visit on the way of the impressive cave But Cave. You then visit the Bich Dong pagodas (Jade pagodas) located on the side of Bich Dong Mountain, Ngu Nhac Son Range. Night in Ninh Binh.
Day 4: Ninh Binh - Ha Long Bay (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner)
After breakfast at the hotel, you will drive to Ha Long Bay, a World Heritage Site with outstanding natural beauty. Travel through the rich agricultural lands of the Red River Delta and rice paddy landscapes, Vietnamese villages. You arrive at Ha Long Bay after 4 hours drive. You will embark on a beautiful boat to enjoy the welcome lunch and start your cruise on Ha Long Bay. You will then go through the islands, the islets. Dinner on board. In the evening, the night fishing service is available on request. Night on board the boat.Note: This route can be changed depending on the weather condition and boat availability.
In the morning, you will sail through the bay of Bai Tu along while having breakfast. You will pass by several rocks and islets, Bo Nau cave and fish villages. Disembark at around 11:00. Transfer back to Noi Bai airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. Upon arrival, your driver will pick you up and drive you to your hotel. Night in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh tours (Breakfast / Lunch)
Today, you have a day of sightseeing with a good mix of famous attractions and markets, less known sites of this busy city. First, you will visit the central post office, a remnant of the French colonial era and perhaps the largest post office in all of Southeast Asia. Located next to Notre-Dame cathedral, Lady of Ho Chi Minh, both cultural sites can be visited together and offer visitors the opportunity to imagine life in Vietnam at the time of the Indochinese Empire. Continue to the Reunification Palace, former residence of the Governor General of Indochina and then President of the Republic of South Vietnam until the fall of Saigon, April 30, 1975. Lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon, you visit a local food market, a flower market, a place of residence to observe local life. The last stop of the day is the unforgettable pagoda of the Jade Emperor. The pagoda is filled with smoky incense and fantastic carved figurines. It was built by the Cantonese community at the turn of the 20th century and continues to buzz with the faithful. Night in Ho Chi Minh.
Breakfast at your hotel. Your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. A 2-hour drive southwest of Ho Chi Minh, you will head to the Mekong Delta, the largest basket of rice in the country with friendly farmers.Upon your arrival,you will board your wooden boat and start sailing the Mekong River to the Cai Be Floating Market. On the way you can talk with locals and learn more about their daily life. You will then take a sampan ride through the canals before heading up the Mekong River towards Vinh Long. You will have the opportunity to observe the typical rural life of the Mekong Delta with stops at a local brick and pottery factory and a floating fish farm before arriving at the pier. Your driver will be waiting for you and take you to Ho Chi Minh City.Night in Ho Chi Minh.
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh - Departure (Breakfast / Lunch)
Free time for personal occupations. After the check-out time (12h), it is possible to leave your luggage at the reception of the hotel until transfer to the airport.
Your Tour Hotels —
Our members will stay at the following Superior category or Deluxe category hotels in a Standard Room with meals included as per itinerary.
Your Superior Hotels
Ninh Binh: Ninh Binh Hidden Charm 4 * hotel (or similar)
Ha Long: Huong Hai sealife cruise 4 * (or similar)
Ho Chi Minh: Orchid Saigon hotel 4 * (or similar)
Your Deluxe Hotels
Ninh Binh: Emeralda Ninh Binh Resort 5* (or similar)
Ha Long: Indochina Cruise 5* (or similar)
Ho Chi Minh City: Nikko Saigon Hotel 5* (or similar)
Sleeps up to
FCC Angkor by Avani Hotels & Resorts —
You will enjoy a 3, 5 or 7 night stay in a Deluxe Room, with Bed & Breakfast
Just for you:
- Free dinner (excluding drinks) for 2 at The Mansion
- A free massage of 30 minutes for 2 people
- 15% discount on food and beverages during the stay
Within the peaceful hotel grounds you will find a saltwater swimming pool complete with sun loungers and umbrellas. The hotel is set around a charming courtyard with a garden, trendy bar, and plenty of space to relax and unwind after a busy day of temple hopping. The onsite concierge team can arrange a number of high quality excursions including tours of Angkor Wat and trips to the floating markets. Other features include two restaurants, a gym, free parking, a laundry service, luggage storage, and WiFi.
Please note: Some facilities may incur an additional fee, payable locally.
Your Room —
The room is designed in local fabrics with contemporary furniture. There is a flat screen TV, coffee table, outdoor furniture, and a bathroom with complimentary toiletries. Other amenities include air conditioning, a fridge, bathrobes, hairdryer, safe, and WiFi.
Sleeps up to
Your Board Basis —
The Scribe is located within the garden and focuses on American and Asian cuisine with sizzling plates and tapas style dishes. Both restaurants have an extensive drinks menu with beer, wine, spirits, and cocktails.
Please note: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only
Your Time —
The resort is within walking distance of Pub Street and the Night Market. There are many activities that will not let you see the time pass by.
Your Optional Excursions —
Our members can choose to add the following excursions at the next stage of the booking process.
Visit the Temples of Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat
You will visit the western entrance to Angkor Thom - to be discovered by the mass of tourists:
- The ancient capital of Angkor Thom (in the 12th century)
- See the southern entrance, Temple of Bayon, unique for its 54 ornate towers More than 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara
- The royal enclosure, Phimeanakas
- The terrace of elephants and the terrace of the leper king
You will continue to the fabulous Ta Prohm embraced by the roots of huge trees and gigantic creepers.
Lunch in a restaurant In the afternoon, visit the famous temple of Angkor Wat, World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat is the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, running along the walls of the outer gallery and telling stories of Hindu mythology, transfer to your hotel. End of the excursion.
Banteay Srei - Banteay Srame - Banteay Kdei (full day)
Banteay Srei: Charm of this temple lies in its compact size, its remarkable state of preservation and the excellence of its decorative sculpture.
Banteay Srame: The walls of pink sandstone are decorated with sculptures and bas-reliefs, which are among the most beautiful achievements that Angkor has to offer.
Lunch in a restaurant.
Prasat Kravan: Unique sculptures on bricks
Srah Srang: Royal bathtubs "were once used for ritual baths
Banteay Kdei: Surrounded by four concentric walls
Return to the hotel for end of the excursion.
Your Journey —
Flights: You may choose from Economy, Premium or Business class flights on sectors that they operate, at the next stage of the booking process.
The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.
Transfers: Return transfers are included (flight inclusive offers).
For inbound transfer arrangements please confirm with your transfer provider when you arrive. Alternatively, please check with the reception of your accommodation. If you still require assistance, please call the transfer provider directly.