Day 1: Arrival Siem Reap (Breakfast)
Welcome you at Siem Reap airport and transfer you to hotel check in and relax. Overnight at Monoreach Angkor hotel - http://www.monoreach.com.
Day 2: Siem Reap (Breakfast)
After breakfast at hotel, we transfer to visit Banteay Srei. It appears that the temple was designed to leave no space undecorated, and the fine carvings in pink sandstone are quite unique. The second visit will be to Banteay Samre, with elaborate architecture and exceptional carvings, and we will visit of a local village.
Afternoon, we will visit the earliest temples of Angkor area a the Roluos group. The three Roluos temples have been in years 877 to 889. They are the Bakong Temple Mountain with beautiful carvings on the false doors and lintels, the funerary temple of Preah Ko, and Lolei Temple. Overnight at Monoreach Angkor hotel - http://www.monoreach.com.
Day 3: Angkor Wat (Breakfast)
After breakfast at hotel, our professional guide and transfer you to visit the "Great City" of Angkor Thom, visits include the famous Bayon Temple, Phimeanakas Temple within the Royal Palace enclosure, Baphuon Temple, the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King.
Afternoon we visit Taprohm, dedicated to visit the most famous & magnificent Angkor Wat temple. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares.With many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water, carved low-reliefs about Ramayana Story and day-to-day life at the time of Angkor's construction. And enjoy the sunset on all the temples, with spectacular views over Angkor Wat. Overnight at Monoreach Angkor hotel - http://www.monoreach.com.
Day 4: Siem Reap – Phnompenh (Breakfast)
After breakfast at hotel, we transfer you to Tonle Sap (Largest in South Of Asia) for visiting Floating Village; you will see floating house, market, school, restaurant, pagoda, fish, and other. Then we move back to see Artisan D'angkor.
Afternoon we transfer to Phnom Penh by van for hotel check in and relax. Free your own leisure and dinner. Overnight at Pacific hotel - http://www.pacifichotel.com.kh.
Day 5: Phnompenh (Breakfast)
After breakfast at hotel, we transfer to visit Independence Monument, Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, and Central Market.
Afternoon we visit Cheung Ek and Tuol Sleng Museum (killing field). Then we move to Russian Marketing for shopping. Free your dinner. Overnight at Pacific hotel - http://www.pacifichotel.com.kh.
Day 6: Pnompenh – Chau Doc by speed boat (Overnight Chau Doc) (Breakfast)
Morning visit at leisure to visit and shopping at Phnompenh market and the Russian Market. At 13pm we will board our river boat for a trip on endless Mekong Delta to Chaudoc. Arrival Chaudoc later in the afternoon, overnight at hotel in Chaudoc. Overnight at Victoria Chau Doc - http://www.victoriahotels-asia.com/eng/hotels-in-vietnam/chau-doc-hotel.
Day 7: Chau Doc - Can Tho (Breakfast)
Morning boat cruise to visit the unique farms where fish are bred in wooden cages suspended under floating houses on the river. Continue by boat to visit a village of stilt houses belonging to the Cham minority where colourful traditional textiles are woven on old wooden looms. Return to dry land in time to leave Chau Doc for Can Tho via Thot Not, 45km to the north of Can Tho. Visit the bamboo basket-making hamlet of Long Thanh before continuing to the Thot Not Stork Sanctuary. Watch from a viewing tower above the tree tops as thousands of egrets, herons and cormorants arrive to roost in the branches. Continue on to Can Tho and transfer to hotel on arrival. Overnight in Can Tho. Overnight at Golf Can Tho hotel - http://vietlandtour.com/EHotel/ViewHotel-E32GR07C.aspx
Day 8: Can Tho (Breakfast)
Rising early to the sounds of the Delta coming to life for another day, we breakfast and start our trip with a boat cruise on sparking streams along the endless waterway of Mighty Mekong River to Cairang and Phongdien floating markets. There will be hundreds of boats loaded with fruits, vegetables and fish jostling for trade. Sellers advertisers their wares by crying out across the waters. We visit the lush orchards and are treated to a delicious tropical fruits. Overnight in Golf Can Tho hotel - http://vietlandtour.com/EHotel/ViewHotel-E32GR07C.aspx
Day 9: Can Tho – Saigon (Breakfast)
Breakfast and free until time transfer to Saigon. Check in and overnight in Sapphire hotel - http://www.sapphirehotel.com.vn.
Day 10: Saigon – Cuchi Tunnels (Breakfast)
Transfer to Cuchi, passing paddy fields. Enroute you will have the opportunity to make villages and witness how rice paper is made. In Cu Chi you will explore the amazing labyrinth of tunnels used by the guerrillas during the war.
In the afternoon, transfer to visit the former Presidential Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, a lacquerware factory and War Museum. Shopping at Ben thanh market, overnight in Sapphire hotel - http://www.sapphirehotel.com.vn.
Day 11: Saigon (Breakfast)
Free day at your time leisure, overnight in Sapphire hotel - http://www.sapphirehotel.com.vn.
Day 12: Saigon – Danang by Flight (Breakfast)
Abf at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight to Danang. Pick up on the way visit Cham Museum, Marble Mountains, Hoa Hai stone-carving village . Lunch. PM City tour of Hoian: visit Museum of History, Chinese temple and Pagoda, Japanese Bridge, Chinese old house. Dinner. Free at leisure for shopping at Tailors shopes.... O/n Hoian river beach resort - http://www.river-beachresort.com.
Day 13: Hoian (Breakfast)
Free day at your time in Hoian. O/n Hoian river beach resort - http://www.river-beachresort.com.
Day 14: Hoian – Danang – Hue (Breakfast)
Abf at hotel. Overland to Hue, stop at Haivan pass and Lang Co fishing village on the way. Visit Tu Duc Tomb. Lunch. Take a boat trip on Perfume river to visit Thien Mu pagoda. Transfer to visit the Imperial City and Royal palace, shopping at Bong Ba market. Hotel check-in. Dinner with traditional music show. Overnight at Centery riverside hue hotel - http://www.centuryriversidehue.com.
Day 15: Hue – Hanoi – Ninh Binh (Breakfast)
Abf at hotel. Transfer to airport for moring flight to Hanoi. Pick up &transfer to Ninh Binh, visit Bich Dong Pagoda built on Ngu Nhac Mountain. Lunch. Followed by enjoy a hand-rowed sampan ride to visit the amazing Tam Coc Caves the scenery of which is called “Halong Bay inland”. Hotel check Overnight in Ninh Binh city - http://epikurean.ws/index.php/ana-mandara-ninh-binh.
Day 16: Ninh Binh (Breakfast)
Visit Hoa Lu which this picturesque site was onece the ancient capital of Vietnam – or Dai Co Viet, as it was then known – under the Dinh, Le (10th century) and Ly (11thcentury) dynasties. Overnight at Ana Mandara Ninh Binh resort - http://epikurean.ws/index.php/ana-mandara-ninh-binh.
Day 17: Ninh binh - Halong Cruise (B/L/D) - http://www.halong-emotion.com
08.00-8.15: Take a 3-hour scenic drive from Ninh Binh to Halong Bay
11.45: Arrive in Halong Tourist Wharf
12.00: Transfer to Halong Emotion Boat by tender
12.15: Welcome cocktail – cruise briefing, safety instructions
12.30: Check in the cabin
13.00: Vietnamese lunch served on board, while cruising towards Bai Tu Long Bay, passing Yen Ngua Island, Luon Cave.
16.15: Explore the mystery of Sung Sot cave. one of the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
17.12: Stop at Titop Beach, enjoy one of optional activities:
· Available activities as:
ü Swimming at Titop Beach
ü Climbing up to Titop Peak
ü Relaxing on sundeck
ü Kayaking (require before check in Emotion Cruise)
· Requested activities as:
18.00: Back to cruise, stop at Luom Bo Area.
19.00: Have buffet dinner
21.00: Leisure time, enjoy the comfort in your cabin.
· Enjoy chatting at Bar.
· Enjoy night fishing.
· Relax and spend a romantic night on Emotion Cruise
Day 18: Explorer more Halong and Lan Ha Bay (B/L/D)
6.00-6.30 Tai Chi exercise & morning coffee.
6.30-8.00: Light breakfast is served.
8.00: Get on smaller boat to explore Lan Ha bay. Boat stop at the Kayaking area where you will be given a basic paddling lesson by our expert. After that, you and your guide will explore the mystical bay. There will be a lot of swimming, visiting beach or a lagoon cave (depending on tidal conditions). Lunch on boat. And then cruise back Halong bay for dinner & overnight.
17.00: Re-check in the cabin
19.10: Buffet dinner is served at the Restaurant.
21.00: After dinner, relax on deck.
Day 19: Cruising in Halong bay and back to Hanoi (B/L)
6-6.30: Practice Tai Chi on the Sundeck
6.30-8.00: Start your day with a light breakfast
8.15 – 9h30: A fantastic cruise on the bay, passing Dinh Huong Island, Fighting Cock Island, Dog Island
Arrive in Ba Hang Floating fishing village, a peaceful village. Visit local houses, fish farms, schools and chat with friendly fisher men.
9:45. Check out
10.00- 11:00. Have brunch and clear bills.
11.30: Back to the Tourist Wharf
12.00: Departure to Ha Noi
16.00: Arrival in Ha Noi. Check in & free at your time, overnight in Hanoi – May de ville old quarter hotel - http://maydevilleoldquarter.com
Day 20 Hanoi – Full day city tour (Breakfast)
After breakfast, depart for a full day tour of Hanoi including Ho Chi Minh mausoleum and simple stilted house, the Confucian Temple of Literature, site of the first university in Vietnam, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Quan Thanh Temple and lovely Tran Quoc Pagoda. In the afternoon, you will visit the Ethnology museum and ending at historic Hoan Kiem Lake, the social center of Hanoi. In the evening, you’ll enjoy a Water Puppet Show. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 21 Hanoi – Departure (Breakfast)
Free at leisure for shopping or for walking around 36Olds street until transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for international flight. End of services.