Cruise, kayak, and swim in gorgeous Halong Bay
Taste Vietnam's finest cuisine in culinary hotspot Hoi An
Enjoy the modern yet historical Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
Visit the Angkor Wat Complex and Explore the Ancient Khmer
Discover the Old Town of Hoi An — a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Walk underground through the Cu Chi Tunnels
Walk between dense forests & the ancient walls of Angkor Thom
Learn about Cambodia's tragic past at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Explore Phnom Penh's Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda.
Day 1 : Arrive in Hanoi
Welcome to Vietnam! After arrival at Hanoi's airport, you'll head out to explore the city. Dating to 3,000 BCE, Hanoi is one of the most ancient capitals in the world. Walk around the French colonial Old Quarter. Go for a stroll around Hoàn Kiếm Lake.
At the north end of the lake is an arched red bridge leading to Jade Island and the Temple of the Jade Mountain. Nearby, in the center of the lake, is Turtle Tower, a small stone tower built to commemorate the Golden Turtle God, Kim Qui. According to Vietnamese myth, he reclaimed a magical sword from Emperor Lê Lợi in order to return it to the Dragon King.
Highlights: Old Quarter, Hoàn Kiếm Lake, Jade Island, Temple of the Jade Mountain and Turtle Tower
Day 2 : Hanoi - Ha Long Bay
07:45 - 08:15: Pick up at your hotel and depart for Ha Long City
12:30 - On arrival at pier, you will board your Royal Palace Cruise and you are warmly welcomed by professional and friendly crew.
13:00 - Check-in cabin and enjoy specially prepared lunch while cruising through most beautiful parts of the magical bay with thousands of amazing limestone islands emerging from emerald water. Sailing with Royal Palace Cruise in very tranquil route, exploring the exotic beauty of the legendary Bay, a feeling in paradise will come to you.
14:30 - Keep cruising to the most beautiful parts of Halong Bay. This is the best time to relax after lunch and enjoy your privacy, capturing stunning photos of the legendary bay.
15:30 - Small tender brings you to visit Titop island, hiking to the top of the island from where tourists can capture panoramic view of Halong Bay.
16:30 - Kayaking & swimming
18:00 - Join the sunset party on the sundeck in warm and romantic atmosphere, making friends with other members in the group, enjoy fresh local fruit, listening soft, light music, wearing traditional costumes for kings, queens and mandarins.
19:00 - Enjoy the special dinner cooked by our professional chef.
20:30 - The moment you choose your own way to relax after dinner, listening to music, singing karaoke, relaxing on the sundeck, squid fishing available for entertainment during the night time.
Highlights: Titop Island, Kayaking, Swimming, Singing Karaoke and Panoramic view of Halong Bay.
Day 3 : Ha Long Bay - Ha Noi
06:00 - Take photos of sunrise, morning exercise with our Tai Chi master, a perfect healthy way to start a new day.
07:00 - Enjoy your breakfast, coffee, tea, fruits.
08:00 - Visit Surprising Cave - the most beautiful one in Ha Long Bay.
09:00 - Back to Royal Palace Cruise for check-out. Keep cruising towards Ha Long Bay, passing by hundreds of islands and islets with different shapes depending on your imagination.
10:00 - Cooking class opened right on the cruise.
11:00 - Farewell lunch served on the cruise before you arrive at harbor.
12:30 - Get on the bus to Hanoi.
16:30 - Transfer you back to your hotel.
Highlights: Surprising Cave, Tai Chi master and cooking class
Day 4 : Fly from Hanoi to Da Nang
Early morning check out from the hotel and drive to Hanoi Airport for a flight to Danang. On arrival, transfer to Hai Van Pass, is an approximately 21 km long mountain pass on National Route 1 in Vietnam. It traverses a spur of the larger Annamite Range that juts into the East Sea of Viet Nam, on the border of Đà Nẵng and Thừa Thiên–Huế Province, near Bạch Mã National Park.
Later proceed to hotel relax and freshen up in the hotel. Then visit to Marble Mountains is a collection of five outcrops topped with atmospheric pagodas, only 15 minutes from the city. Set out in the early morning to take a serene walk-up stone step, explore hidden caves, and admire ancient shrines.
In the evening visit, Hoi An is a charming old town filled with colorful lanterns all over the place. It is the busiest and most touristy part of Central Vietnam. However, it’s also the most beautiful. Claiming a UNESCO World Heritage City title in 1999, walking through Hoi An feel as if you’re walking through an ancient fairy tale. The old wooden houses, the few or no cars on the streets. This charming town gives me the feeling of cozy.
Highlights: Hai Van Pass, Marble Mountains and Hoi An
Day 5 : Ba Na Hills and Fly from Da Nang to Ho Chi Minh
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and visit Ba Na Hill, a beautiful hilltop resort perched atop a mountain in Central Vietnam, is a must-visit in Da Nang. Originally built by French colonists in 1919 as a leisure destination for French tourists, Ba Na Hill is now a popular hilltop resort for visitors all around the world. There are many things to do and see in Ba Na Hill.
Take the Ba Na Cable car and enjoy panoramic views of the lush forests from the longest non-stop single-track cable car, stroll at cobblestoned streets and Parisian-style architecture at French Village, and get lost in Le Jardin d’Amour – The Paradise of Flowers.
If you’re in the mood for a drink, visitors can take a break and enjoy a glass of wine at the 100-year-old Debay Cellar. For a family traveler, the Fantasy Theme Park is an ideal entertainment destination to have fun together with kids and family.
Don’t forget to take a stroll and take some excellent photos at the Golden Bridge. Recognized as “the world’s most impressive walking bridge”, the striking footbridge is resembled two, gigantic hands holding up a shiny piece of gold to the gods above the misty clouds of Vietnam. The 150-meter-long bridge gives visitors plenty of space to take in the scenic views. It is so crowded, so make sure to get here early before the crowds.
In the evening, drive to Da Nang airport for a flight to Tan Son Nhat airport (Ho Chi Minh). On arrival, drive to hotel and rest.
Highlights: Ba Na Hills – Cable Car, French Village and Golden Hands Bridge
Day 6 : Củ Chi Tunnel & Ho Chi Minh City Tour
After breakfast, proceed to Củ Chi Tunnel. This area is home to a massive tunnel network made famous during the Vietnam War as the Viet Cong's base of operations, particularly during the Tết Offensive of 1968.
This 155-mile (250-km) tunnel network once sheltered over 16,000 Vietcong guerrillas. First constructed in 1948 to guard against French air and ground sweeps, the tunnels then served as supply routes, storage facilities, hospitals, and living quarters for Vietnamese fighters throughout the American war. Here you'll have the option to go into the tunnels and get a glimpse of the harsh conditions faced by Vietcong guerrillas who lived here, plus see the innovative booby traps they left for unlucky enemy soldiers.
Later in the afternoon, visit the Reunification Palace, also known as Independence Palace. This is the former home of the president of South Vietnam, which was taken over when Saigon fell in 1975. You'll end the tour with a visit to the Buddhist Thien Hau Temple and the Ben Thanh Market for some souvenir shopping. After the tour, you'll return to your hotel.
Highlights: Cu Chi Tunnels, War Museum, Independence Palace, Buddhist Thien Hau Temple and Ben Thanh Market
Day 7 : Day Trip on the Mekong River
Today you'll experience firsthand the lifestyle lived by those on the Mekong Delta. In the morning at 7.30 am you'll leave from your hotel to My Tho wharf, after that the motorboat takes you on the Tien River to see the floating fish farm villages, and the RACH MIEU bridge - a cable-stayed bridge spanning the Tien River and linking the two provinces of Tien Giang (My Tho) and Ben Tre together, and four islands: Long, Lan, Qui, Phung.
Stop by at Con Lan to visit the local honey bee farm and taste the unique honey tea.
After that, the electric cart will escort you to the fruits garden where you can try out the fresh tropical fruits (seasonal) and listen to traditional Southern music.
Next, experience the taste of the Mekong Delta when sitting on a rowing boat, weaving into the small canal, watching rows of water coconuts, and the simple landscape of the Mekong Delta.
Return to the big boat, along the Tien River, the motorboat will take you to the province of Ben Tre, which is known as the "Vietnamese coconut island" to visit the specialty of Ben Tre's coconut candy oven.
Have Lunch at The Local Restaurant
Take a rowing boat to the restaurant to have lunch with typical dishes of the Mekong Delta. Return at 3.00 pm
Motorboat takes you back to My Tho wharf. On the way back, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, which is known as "the largest temple in Tien Giang".
Highlights: Mekong River
Day 8 : Departure from Ho Chi Minh City
Take the morning to enjoy one last stroll around Ho Chi Minh City. At the appropriate time, you'll transfer to the airport to catch your flight to home or Cambodia. This concludes your Vietnam tour.
Here, 8Days Vietnam tour end and continue to Cambodia.
Fly from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh
Welcome to Cambodia! Arrival in Phnom Penh airport and drive to hotel.
Spend the evening at leisure. Head out for sundowners at one of the city's rooftops bars or the iconic Foreign Correspondent's Club, go out for dinner, explore the neighborhood or take a stroll down the riverside. For a truly local experience, take a tuk-tuk to Independence Monument, where you can grab some street food from the carts and watch as the area comes to life with people coming to do their evening exercise, eat, and socialize.
Highlights: Independence Monument
Day 9 : Phnom Penh City Tour to Siem Reap
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and first, visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the ‘Killing Fields’ of Choeung Ek. During the Pol Pot regime in the1970s where over a quarter of the population was murdered in one of the worst genocides in recent times, a former high school named Tuol Sleng was converted to a detention center known as S21.
After that, make your way to Wat Phnom. Built on the only hilltop in the city, the legend goes that this hill was created after a wealthy widow named Penh found a large koki tree in the river with four bronze statues of the Buddha inside. The people of the village came together to build an artificial hill and she built a small shrine atop to protect the sacred statues, and people would come from all over to make blessings and pray. If time permit visit Silver Pagoda.
Later transfer to Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor. The drive through the countryside should take around three hours including a short stop.
Highlights: Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, Wat Phnom and Siem Reap
Day 10 : Angkor Temples
After breakfast make your way to Angkor Wat to largest religious building in the world. This UNESCO World Heritage-listed temple is a magical place all the time, but watching the rising sun illuminate the bas reliefs of this ancient monument is on another level. Built by Suryavrman II in the early 12th century as a state temple, Angkor Wat was originally constructed as a Hindu complex in honor of Vishnu, the Hindu God.
you'll begin your Angkor explorations with a visit to the ancient city of Angkor Thom. The last capital of the Khmer Empire before its collapse in 1431, Angkor Thom is surrounded by huge walls with five massive gates. Inside, you'll find many important monuments including the famous Bayon Temple with its 54 towers and giant stone faces looking down at you from every angle.
The next stop is Ta Prohm, the Tombraider Temple. Built in the 12th century, this is one of the few temples in Angkor that has been allowed to stay left to nature, with huge banyan trees growing through the ruins. Take your time wandering the sandy paths and exploring this iconic temple - one of the most photogenic in all of Angkor. Then, head to the South Gate of Angkor Thom
At dusk, return to your hotel. The evening is yours to spend how you wish. If you feel up to it, perhaps head out to the bars around Pub Street, enjoy some of the city's fine dining options, or go for a wander along the river.
Note: Angkor temples tour will be walking tour which will be 8 to 10kms for the day.
Highlights: Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Ta Prohm, and Pub Street
Day 11 : Departure from Siem Reap or Road Trip to Thailand
It's time to say goodbye to the Kingdom of Wonder. Spend the day at leisure before taking a transfer out to the airport to begin your onward journey.
If you prefer to fly from Bangkok to your respective city then start your journey early morning to Poipet border of Cambodia. Complete the immigration process at checkpoint and proceed to Bangkok. Later, in the evening arrive at Bangkok hotel and check in the hotel.
Freshen up and explore the walking street, local cuisine, and night life of Bangkok
Highlights: Immigration to Thailand and Bangkok Market
Day 12 : Departure from Bangkok
It's time to say goodbye to the Bangkok. Spend the day at leisure before taking a transfer out to the airport to begin your onward journey (or extend your trip in Thailand)
Optional: Visit to Wat Po, Grand Palace or Chatuchak market
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