5 Super Experiences!
Our genuine experts explored the destinations time and again and finally worked out the itinerary taking you to experience the highlights in various ways that others might miss.
Cruise around the beautiful Halong Bay for an up-close look at its amazing limestone islands, rock formations, and caves.
A must-see spectacle of around 200 Buddhist monks depart from temples in this UNESCO-listed town to gather their daily meal, beginning on the main street and then spreading out to all the side streets.
The banks of the Mekong River are blessed with dazzling blue skies, brimming with exotic fruits, and dotted with markets, temples and colonial-era mansions, no travellers would skip this wonderful place.
Wake up early to beat the crowds on your Angkor Wat tour! You will see the beautiful view of the sun reaching over the top of the temple!
Every time the train comes, the umbrellas fold and the vendors pull everything away in a split second - making it the iconic picture you might have seen several times.
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Day 1 - Welcome to Vietnam！
Welcome to Vietnam! Upon your arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, our guide will meet you and escort you to your hotel. The rest of the day is on your own to relax.
Day 2 - Hanoi City Tour with Water Puppets Show
Today you'll jump into Hanoi's sights and sounds on a tour that covers all the essentials. You'll visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes the Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh's former stilt-house residence, The Hoa Lo Prison, The One Pillar Pagoda and The Temple of Literature, which, dating back to 1070, is Vietnam’s oldest university.
After lunch, you will explore the enthralling Museum of Ethnology, which contains an extensive display of life-size structures dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minorities. Next, enjoy an hour-long cyclo ride winding through the narrow, chaotic streets of the Old Quarter - a must for any visitor to Hanoi! The day finishes with a traditional performance of the famous Vietnamese Water Puppets Show.
Day 3 - Head to Halong Bay and Overnight on Board
At 08:00 am, you will be picked up at your hotel and start the scenic 3.5-hour drive to Halong Bay, one of the most spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Areas and the world's largest marine limestone 'karst' landscape. Enjoy the landscape of the Red River Delta countryside and have a short break en route.
Meet the crew upon boarding the traditional Vietnamese junk, then relax and enjoy lunch while the boat heads towards the secluded islands. All meals are included during your stay on board. You will then visit a fishing village by a rustic rowing boat, meet the local people and pass through the floating school and pearl farms. Return to the junk refreshed and relax on the sundeck with a drink to watch the sunset. Enjoy a freshly prepared seafood dinner under the stars. Overnight on a boat in Halong Bay.
Day 4 - Morning Activities & Fly to Ho Chi Minh
Wake up early this morning to catch the sunrise over the bay with a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck. Continue cruising and you can choose either kayak or traditional rowing boat to around discover local life on the waters. Disembark at Tuan Chau International Passenger Port at around 11:00, where your guide and driver will wait for you and drive you to Hanoi airport for your onward flight (arrive at the airport at around 1:30 pm).
Your private guide will escort you to the airport for your onward flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival, your private guide will welcome you at the arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in and ensure your arrival is worry-free.
Day 5 - Cu Chi Tunnels & Ho Chi Minh City Tour
This morning set out for the incredible underground Cu Chi Tunnels and then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City to visit the War Remnants Museum and Reunification Palace (the former Presidential Palace), the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office and Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat) absolutely nice choices for a free stroll.
Day 6 - Mekong Delta Discovery
In the early morning, you will head out of the bustling city to Mekong Delta Area. Cruising on the Mekong river for sightseeing: islands of Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle, Phoenix.
Land on Unicorn island, take a walk on the village road, visit an orchard of tropical fruits. Visit a bee-farm, enjoy honey-tea and visit a typical house in Mekong Delta. Visit coconut candy workshop, taste fresh candies. Enjoy tropical fruits at local farm, listen to Southern traditional music.
Next to land on Dragon island, transfer by cyclo or motorbike to local home. Have a homemade lunch and enjoy cooking time with some dishes such as “Banh Xeo” (Vietnamese crepe); Spring Rolls.... with the owners. After lunch, return to boat station. Transfer back to Saigon. End of tour at your hotel.
Day 7 - Fly to Siem Reap
Check out from the hotel. Your guide will escort you to airport for your onward flight to Siem Reap,your private guide will meet with you at airport and take you to hotel for check in. In your free time in the afternoon, strolling the streets of Siem Reap and explore the city.
Day 8 - Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat
This morning you will be picked up at your accommodation in Siem Reap to begin your unforgettable Angkor Wat Tour. You will be transferred by private car to the West Gate of Angkor Thom – undiscovered by mass tourist.Your tour will include visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Angkor Period (AD 802-1432). Visit the breathtaking Bayon Temple, one of the most popular sites in Angkor complex with over 200 giant faces carved into its 54 towers. The temple was designed to represent the 54 provinces of the Khmer Empire and it still carries a completely majestic atmosphere. You will also visit Baphuon Temple,Phimeanakas Temple,the Terrace of the Elephant,the Terrace of the Leper King,and Royal Palace Temple.
In the afternoon, you will visit Angkor Wat Temple, one of the seven wonders of the world. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. View sunset at Phnom Bakheng before heading back to your accommodation.
Day 9 - Banteay Srei & Ta Prohm
If you want, you can take the early morning trip witness sunrise over Angkor Wat temple and listening singing birds over the ancient land of Angkor area, you also have the chance for a friendly talk with the monks and nuns at a nearby pagoda. After the sunrise tour, breakfast either at hotel or take away is available.
Start the day by visiting Banteay Srei Temples, nearly everyone's favorite site. The special charm of this temple lies in its compact size, remarkable state of preservation, and the excellence of it decorative carving.Continue to visit Banteay Samre, Its rose-colored sandstone walls are decorated with carvings and bas-reliefs, which are among the most accomplished Angkor has to offer.
Have lunch at a local restaurant for exotic cuisine.Ta Prohm temple and Banteay Kdei are your next stops before some leisure time in the late afternoon.
Day 10 - Fly to Bangkok
Check out from your hotel this morning, your private driver will escort you to Siem Reap international airport for your onward flight to Bangkok. On arrival, your private guide will welcome you at the arrival hall and transfer you to your hotel with a private car and driver. Your guide will help you with luggage and hotel check-in and ensure your arrival is worry-free.
Day 11 - Must-see Bangkok Temples
Your trip will start from visiting Wat Trimit,this temple is known for its famous Golden Buddha constructing during the Sukhothai period. The image of solid gold is 3 meters high and weighs five and a half tons. Your second stop will be Wat Pho, it is one of Bangkok’s oldest and largest temples. Wat Pho was built by King Rama I about 200 years ago and houses the gigantic gold plated Reclining Buddha image. This unique image is 49 meters long and 12 meters high with beautifully inlaid mother-of-pearl soles, then your last stop is The Royal Grand Palace, the nation's landmark and the most revered royal monument. You will see the Palace, which is used for many different occasions, and you will see The Coronation Hall, the Funeral Hall, the Royal Guest House, and the mysterious, famous Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), the most revered Buddha image in Thailand. Then you will return to the hotel. Enjoy your free time at leisure.
Day 12 - Damnen Saduak Floating Market & Railway Market
Depart early morning for a 2-hour drive to the Maeklong Railway Market (also known as Rom Hub Market). It has a train running through the middle of it several times a day. Right down the middle and close enough to touch. Only in Thailand! Marvel at each seller quickly moves their wares via ingenious sets of easily-movable containers to avoid the coming train, once the train has passed， it’s back to business as usual.
Your second stop is the 100-year-old Damnoen Saduak Floating Market located 100 km (62 mi) from Bangkok, one of the Thailand’s most famous attractions. Day-in and day-out from about 8 am to about 11 am, the Floating Market is routinely crowded with hundreds of vendors and purchasers floating in their small rowing boats selling and buying or exchanging their goods. You will have a chance to take a ride on a long tail boat to get the real sense of a floating village. After the long tail boat cruise around the village, you will stop at a transit point where you can choose to further explore the floating market by a 4-seat boat (at your own expense) or stroll around by the river's banks. After having lunch, you will return to Bangkok and enjoy your free time at leisure.
Day 13 - Fly to Phuket
Enjoy your free time until your guide comes and escort you to the airport for your onward flight to Phuket. On arrival, your private guide will accompany you for your hotel check-in. After settle down, relax poolside or head to the beach.
Day 14 - Free Time
Day of leisure. Relax at your hotel or explore the surrounding area.
Day 15 - Free Time
Day of leisure. Relax at your hotel or explore the surrounding area.
Day 16 - Fly to Vientiane
Enjoy your free time until your guide comes to escort you to the airport for your onward flight to Vientiane. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by your private guide and escorted to check in the hotel.
Day 17 - Vientiane City Tour
Enjoy this guided tour to discover the charms of Vientiane, the quietest capital of South West Asia. Our tour begins with Wat Sisaket which was built in the Siamese style of Buddhist architecture, with a surrounding terrace and five-level ornate roof, unlike the Lao style. Wat Sisaket has a fence wall with more than 2,000 ceramic Buddha images and silver. Our next visit will be Wat Phra Kaew built between 1556 and 1565, it was the first housed the Emerald Buddha, who now reside in Wat Phra Keaw in Bangkok. The temple was destroyed many times and was rebuilt for the third time by the French in the 1920s.
On the way to the famous sacred stupa of That Luang, a golden-covered Buddhist stupa, the most important national monument in Laos and a national symbol, we will visit the imposing monument of Phatuxay. The Victory Gate or the Triumphal Gate was built and dedicated to what was fought in the struggle for independence against France. Then we will visit COPE Centre.
Our day will end with a visit to Sao Talat or Morning Market, where you can find an abundance of locally made handicrafts.
Day 18 - Free Time
Day of leisure. Relax at your hotel or explore the surrounding area.
Day 19 - Fly to Luang Prabang
Free at leisure until your private guide escort you to the airport for your onward flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met by your private guide and escorted to check in the hotel.
Day 20 - Alms Giving & Khouang Si Waterfalls
Get up early to observe the Buddhist Alms Giving Ceremony at 5:40 am if you like. And then take a short visit to the Morning Market. In the afternoon, you will take a trip to local villages of Lao minority groups at Ban Ouay Village. Then drive to the wonderful Khouang Si Waterfalls where you can splash around in the turquoise pools or wander around in the forest trails. Later, go back to the city to catch the sunset at Wat Phabath.
Day 21 - Boat Cruise Temple Tour & Wat Xieng Thong
The first visit today will be Wat Xieng Thong. This 15th-century wat is the most important in Luang Prabang and one of the most important in the entire country. Until the revolution of 1975, Wat Xieng Thong was a royal temple, supported by the royal family. During the 1960s, Wat Xieng Thong was completely remodeled and redecorated, becoming the splendid temple we see today. Walk down a few steps from the temple to the Mekong River, where you'll board a traditional slow boat for the next part of the journey.
We will stop to visit the holy Tam Ting Caves (also called the Pak Ou caves), where the Nam Ou River meets the Mekong. This is a site of ancient spiritual significance, both Buddhist and animist. Within the two caves of Tam Ting are stupas, shrines, and carvings of Buddha. Over 4,000 wooden figures of Buddha, many highly ornate, stand within the natural limestone caves, a testament to the skill of Lao craftsmen through the centuries.
From the boat landing, it's a short walk to Wat Mai (“New Monastery”) built in 1796. It was given its present name following the restoration undertaken by King Manthathourat in 1821. The most striking feature of the temple is the gilded relief panels covering the front facade. Next to Wat Mai is the old Royal Palace (Haw Kham), which is now the National Museum. It houses many religious and cultural treasures, including the royal throne of the Lane Xang kingdom in its original splendor, and preserves some of daily royal life up to 1975. The museum provides information about its exhibits in English, and your guide will be able to offer additional explanations about the artifacts inside.
We'll end the day tour atop Phou Si hill. The steps to the top of the hill are studded with small shrines. The gilded stupa at the top of the hill is built on a large rock outcropping. Next to the stupa is a small wiharn (chapel) for prayers. From the top, you can see panoramic views of the surrounding town, the meeting of two rivers, and the curve of the Mekong as flows into and around the town. Coming down the other side of the hill, we'll pass part of Wat Phra Buddabhat (Buddha's Footprint Temple) and its quirky statues.
- 2 Nights in Hanoi
- 1 Night in Ha Long Bay
- 3 Nights in Ho Chi Minh City
- 3 Nights in Siem Reap
- 3 Nights in Bangkok
- 3 Nights in Phuket
- 3 Nights in Vientiane
- 3 Nights in Luang Prabang
200 m from Thang Long Water Puppet Theater
300 m from Ngoc Son Temple
400 m from Hoan Kiem Lake
35 sqm spacious executive room
All cabin rooms feature elegant décor with a mesh of cool and neutral colours
Guests can join the Tai Chi sessions, cooking lessons, or enjoy some alone-time on the sun deck. Water activities include swimming and kayaking.
A short walk from the BTS skytrain
Daily shuttle services from the hotel take guests to popular shopping venues
Offers ticket service, laundry and currency exchange
Facilities available at the hotel include a rooftop swimming pool, garden, fitness center, and business center
2 minutes walk from the beach
Offers free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools and a restaurant
It offers outdoor dining and evening dance performances
Situated right in the city centre, Le Charme Vientiane Hotel Hotel offers free WiFi, a outdoor swimming pool and the convenience of a 24 hour front desk.
Decorated with dark wood furniture, the rooms are all air-conditioned and have a satellite TV, a fridge and a minibar. There is also an in-room safe, a direct dial telephone and a work desk area. Iron and ironing board can be requested during their stay. All rooms have an en suite bathroom fitted with a hot and cold shower, towels and complimentary toiletries.
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