Are you looking for an Indochina Holiday of a life time? visiting
kingdom of wonders, old town, ancient town, queen of the mountains,
descending dragon... this tour will be the choice.
The tour activities: Sightseeing,
Culture & History, Minority, Discovery & Adventure, Leisure
Activities & Entertainment, Cruising, Cuisine, Shopping, Beach...
The tour pace:
The pace of the tour is at the traveler's pace. At each destination,
the traveler will be guided by our local tour guide and independent time
to explore the place in their own way.
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Day 1: Arrive Siem Reap / Meals: None / + Guide
Siem Reap, one of the most exciting Indochina tours,
the home of the Temples of Angkor. Upon your arrival, our private
indochina tour guide and driver will welcome and transfer to your hotel
for check in (if room is available). Free at leisure and overnight in
Day 2: Siem Reap – Angkor Thom – Angkor Wat / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
Siem Reap is no doubt a surprise for your Indochina tours.
In the morning: After breakfast, transfer to visit the South Gate of
Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphoun, Terrace of Elephant, Terrace of Leper King
and Pimean Akas.
In the afternoon: Transfer to visit the famous temple of Cambodia,
Angkor Wat then continue to visit the Bakheng Hill temple with Sun Set
included from the top of this hill, back hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 3: Siem Reap – Petit Circuit – Grand Circuit / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
In the morning, visit group of Petit Circuit, Thommanon, Chau Say
Teveda, Ta Keo, Ta Promh, Banteay Kdei and Sras Sarng. Lunch at local
In the afternoon, visit group of Grand Circuit, Preah Khan, Neak
Pean, Ta Som, East Meborn & Pre Rup. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 4: Siem Reap – Flight to Hanoi / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
Free day at leisure until we transfer you to the airport for your flight to Ha Noi. Upon arrival, our private Indochina tours guide and driver will welcome your Indochina tours
to Hanoi, a city where the exotic chic of old Asia blends with the
dynamic face of new Asia. Where the medieval and modern co-exist. A city
with a blend of Parisian grace and Asian pace, an architectural museum
piece evolving in harmony with its history, rather than bulldozing
through like many of the region’s capitals. Hanoi is where imagination
becomes reality. Free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi – Train to Sapa / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
Hanoi without a doubt is an exotic city for your Indochina tours.
Today we enjoy a full day Hanoi city tour of this charming capital
city including the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh
(close on Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi
Minh's house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of
Literature, the impressive Ethnologic Museum, the beautiful West
Lake, the Tran Vu Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword.
Late afternoon we take a cyclo tour for a short excursion through the
bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once
offered for sale at these places. In the evening, we end Hanoi city
tour with a fantastic traditional water puppet show. In the evening
board the overnight train to Lao Cai near the Chinese border.
Day 6: Sapa Tour / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
Arrive in the early morning in the border town of Lao Cai where
it's a short transfer to Sapa. In the terraced hills and mountains of
this area, the monotony of the expansive green landscape is enlivened by
the colours of its hill tribe population. It is here you will find
hands stained with colour from fabric dyes and shades of blue, red and
green intricately embroidered and stitched into jackets, waistcoats,
pants, skirts, caps, purses and leggings.
After breakfast at a local restaurant, take a morning walking tour of
Sapa for a visit to the busy market where Red Dao, Black & Flower
H'Mong, Tay and other ethnic minority people converge from the
surrounding countryside to sell their silverware and handicrafts, and to
buy provisions. Afterwards, we will do one of the most beautiful Sapa Tours with
the drive to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van village of the Black H'mong
and the Day people where you can enjoy fresh air, amazing scenery of
the imposing mountain range, trek down world's most beautiful terraced
rice fields, visit some local family on the way and learn unique
culture and life of these ethnic groups. Back to Sapa by private car,
free at leisure for the rest of the day. Overnight in Sapa.
Day 7: Sapa Market – Train to Hanoi / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
The markets in the Northern Vietnam are always the colorful meeting places for the hill tribes, spotlight for any Sapa Tours and of course, your unique Indochina tours
experience. Minority people come down from the mountains to sell their
products, or just for catching up on the latest news, gossip, drinking
away troubles or seeking for lover. In the morning, drive to visit
one of the areas weekly markets;
Can Cau Market - Saturdays
Bac Ha Market or Muong Hum Market or Muong Khuong Market - Sundays
Cao Son Market - Wednesdays
Lung Khau Nhin Market - Thursdays
Coc Ly Market - Tuesdays
In the late afternoon, your Sapa tour guide and driver transfer you
back to Lao Cai to catch the night train back to Hanoi. We hope that
you have enjoyed your Sapa Tours with us. We say goodbye with sincere
thanks and looking forward to welcoming you again for your coming
Vietnam Tours and Sapa Tours.
Overnight on the train.
Day 8: Hanoi – Halong Bay / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner / + Guide
Halong Cruise must be one of the most beautiful Indochina tours
for any visitors to Vietnam. Pick up from the train station, this
morning, we have already arranged a room in a mini hotel for you to
have shower and breakfast before driving to Halong Bay (165km), Vietnam
most scenic sight, a recognized World Natural Heritage Site and
highlight of any Vietnam Tours.
Upon arrival, board your traditional wooden junk. Welcome drink on
board. After a relaxing break, enjoy a delicious seafood lunch while
cruising through the wonderful Ha Long bay visiting its amazing grottoes
and caves. Opportunity to dive off the boat and have a pleasant
swimming in the deep blue water of East Sea before relaxing on your sun
deck to view a Halong sunset. Dinner on board with excellent fresh
Overnight on board.
Day 9: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Flight to Hue / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch / + Guide
People describe Halong Bay as majestic and mysterious, inspiring and
imperious and words alone cannot do justice to the natural wonder that
is Halong Bay. Imagine 3000 or more incredible islands rising from the
emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin and you have a vision of
breathtaking beauty. Halong Bay is pure art, a priceless collection of
unfinished sculptures hewn from the hand of nature and it is said that
your Indochina tours will not be complete without a trip to Halong Bay and spending one night on romantic Halong Cruise.
This morning, let get up early to catch the sunrise on the bay,
doing Ta Chi on sundeck and relax with a cup of hot coffee or tea when
the boat cruising to explore more of Halong Bay. All makes your
Indochina Holiday with full sweet memory. Back to Halong city at around
noon where Vivutravel's private guide and driver are waiting for the
transfer back to Hanoi Airport for afternoon flight to Hue. Pick up and
transfer to you hotel, evening free at leisure in Hue. Overnight in
Day 10: Hue City Tour / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
Hue is one of places, which has many cultural heritages. Up to now,
there is no place like Hue remaining a lot of originally historical
vestiges as in this ancient Capital City and favorite destination for
all Vietnam Tours.
After breakfast, our tour starts with the visit to Imperial Citadel
before taking the beautiful boat trip on the romantic Perfume River and
visit Hue's best-known religious site-Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum
of former emperor Minh Mang in a tranquil setting of gardens and
lakes. Return to the hotel. Free at leisure. Overnight in Hue
Day 11: Hue – Hoi An / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
After breakfast, we drive to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in
the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle
has changed little over the years and for sure, Hoi An is a wonderful
destination and choice for all kinds of Vietnam Tours.
This scenic drive passes through the fishing village of Lang Co before
climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds. Along the way, stop in Danang
to visit the Cham Museum which contains the finest collection of Cham
sculptures in the world. Upon arrival in Hoi An, free to take walking
tour of the Hoi An ancient town centre. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 12: Hoi An – My Son – Hoi An / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
breakfast, we invite you an interesting visit to My Son Holy land,
once the spiritual capital of Champa Kingdom that dominated South East
Asia for nearly a thousand years and occupied most of the central
parts of Vietnam from 2nd century to 16th century with very rich in
history and culture. Contemplate its remarkable red brick towers and
sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries.
Drive back to Hoi An, end of your today's beautiful Indochina tour
with the visit to the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old
Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda and the colourful riverside
market. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 13: Hoi An / Meals: Breakfast / + No Guide
Hoi An Ancient Town - highlight of any tour to Vietnam that no Vietnam Tours
maker would skip, is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a
South-East Asian trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th century.
Its buildings and its street plan reflect the influences, both
indigenous and foreign, that have combined to produce this unique
Day free to cycle through rice paddies in the countryside of Hoi An
ancient town, shop for souvenirs among the antique shops and art
galleries, or just sit at sidewalk cafes and soak up the atmosphere of
this quaint town. Or relax on the white sandy beach of the famous
Danang Beach. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 14: Hoi An – Da Nang – Flight to Saigon / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
After breakfast, our Vietnam tour guide
and driver in
Hoi An will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi
Minh city. Arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport, welcome by our private
Vietnam tour guide and driver and transfer to you hotel for check in.
Ho Chi Minh, the most exciting city of Vietnam, a mecca of commerce,
also a city with a chequered history and a rich culture, its
pagodas, museums, public buildings, parks and boulevards make it one
of the most delightful Vietnam Tours and cities
to visit in Vietnam. Pick up nad transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure and overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 15: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Saigon / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
Today, we continue our Vietnam travel with the interesting visit to Cai be floating market.
: Pick up at your hotel in HCMC. Depart for Cai Be by private ca, stop
to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice
fields. On arrival in Cai Be, set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be
floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other
commodities on board their vessels. Then wander into the small villages
to visit the orchard and fruit plantation. Keep cruising to Vinh Long
through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper
Mekong Delta. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and
crispy rice popcorn are made. Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village, the
green pearl of Vinh Long town, where you can immerse yourself in nature.
Enjoy a lunch of fresh river food served in the heart of the garden
accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a
delightful walk through the bonsai garden. Meet the car/van in Vinh
Long. Return to HCMC. Arrive back at your hotel at around 5pm. Overnight
Day 16: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Saigon / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
Morning pick up from the hotel for Cu Chi Tunnels tour, en route to
visit the bustling market at Thu Dao Mot. Upon arrival in Cu Chi, we
visit the incredible underground tunnel network of approximately 200
kilometres hand-constructed by Vietnamese guerillas during the long
struggle for independence where you will understand more about the Vietnam War or American War, a must see Vietnam Tour for any tourists to learn about Vietnam past and present days. Afternoon drive back to Ho Chi Minh.
Day 17: Saigon – Phan Thiet / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
This morning, we take a private car transfer to Phan Thiet (5 hours).
Once a part of the Cham Kingdom, it’s now a perfect stop for Vietnam
beach holidays and to end your Indochina tours,
an unremarkable town with a reasonable beach, some decent hotels, and a
very good golf course. In a nice setting with white sand beaches and
coconut trees, the beach resort of Phan Thiet is also endowed with
amazing spots such as sand dunes, natural lakes and astonishing red
canyons. Phan Thiet still has sizeable populations of Cham and Raglai
ethnic minority groups. The former are a part of the area’s Cham
heritage. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel, free time at leisure.
Overnight Phan Thiet.
Day 18 & 19: Phan Thiet / Meals: Breakfast / + No Guide
Days are free at leisure for you to write about your Indochina tours
experience or to explore the area including the fishing village of Mui
Ne which locates at the far end of the beach, the village and several
hectares of massive rolling sand dunes make a pleasant diversion from
relaxing on the beach, swimming and windsurfing. The village is worth a
visit for three reasons – firstly, very few tourists go further than
the dunes, secondly, the small harbour is picturesque (there’s an
excellent view from where the dunes road turns off) and thirdly,
there’s an interesting pagoda where followers of Vietnam’s whale cult
hold services and store skeletons of the massive sea mammals.
Overnight Phan Thiet.
Day 20: Phan Thiet – Sai Gon / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide
Free time at leisure for you to wrap up your memorial Indochina Holiday until Vivutravel's
private guide and driver will transfer you back to Ho Chi Minh
airport for your departure flight with the sincere thanks for
traveling with Vivutravel. We hope that you have enjoyed your Indochina tours with us and look forward to welcoming you back for your next Indochina tours, goodbye and see you again!!!
END OF CAMBODIA & VIETNAM TOUR OF A LIFE TIME!