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Explore Indochina on an exciting tour through Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar

This 17 day trip starts from the legendary Angkor temples, to the bright lights of Saigon; visit tranquil beaches and encounter the magic of Myanmar’s glorious gold-leafed temples. This tour perfectly balances cultural immersion with sightseeing and relaxation, giving you an unparalleled Indochina experience. The tour could start from Siem Reap (Cambodia) and end in Yangon (Burma) or vice versa...

Overview

 

Time Destination Activity Meal
Day 1 Siem Reap Welcome to Siem Reap  
Day 2 Angkor Discover Angkor B/L
Day 3 Phnom Penh Siem Reap – Phnom Penh – City Tour B/L
Day 4 Chau Doc Phnom Penh – Chau Doc B/L/D
Day 5 Saigon Chau Doc – Mekong Delta Tour – Saigon B/L
Day 6 Cu Chi Saigon – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnels B/L
Day 7 Hoian Saigon City Tour – Hoian B/L
Day 8 Hoian Hoian City Tour B/L
Day 9 Hue Hoian – Hue B/L
Day 10 Hanoi Hue – Hanoi B/L
Day 11 Halong Bay Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise B/L/D
Day 12 Hanoi Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi/td> B/L
Day 13 Yangon Hanoi City Tour - Fly to Yangon B/L
Day 14 Bagan Yangon – Bagan B/L
Day 15 Mandalay Bagan – Mandalay B/L
Day 16 Yangon Mandalay – Yangon B/L
Day 17 Yangon Yangon City Tour B/L
Day 18 - 20   Leisure Day B
Day 19 Pattaya Departure from Pattaya B

Itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Siem Reap

Welcome to Siem Reap, the gateway into the Angkor temples. Designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, the Angkor Archaeological Park encompasses dozens of temple ruins including Bayon, Banteay Srei and the legendary Angkor Wat. Upon arrival, our Tour guide and a driver will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for check in. now you can spend the afternoon on a relaxing walking tour, exploring the town and visiting the Old Market.

Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 02: Discover Angkor (B/L)

Enjoy an entire day dedicated to discovering the mysterious Angkor temples. Wake before dawn and take a “tuk-tuk” ride to visit the jungle-entwined temple, Ta Prohm. Sunrise is one of the most beautiful and haunting times to visit the temples, whose ancient sandstone blocks are gilded gold by the early morning rays. Return to the hotel for breakfast then set back again on a full day temple tour. Starting with the magnificent Angkor Wat - the largest Khmer temple and finest example of Angkorian art and architecture—, then we continue our trip to Angkor Thom’s imposing South Gate, topped with the four serenely smiling faces of Avalokiteshvara. Next, visit Bayon temple, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 03: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh – City Tour (B/L)

Today we fly from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s modern capital. Despite its recent turbulent history, Phnom Penh’s wide tree-lined boulevards and faded colonial mansions holds an undeniable charm. Our driver and guide will meet you at the airport and take you to the hotel for check-in. Start by learning about the Khmer Rouge and Cambodia’s recent, bloody history on a guided tour of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the notorious Choeung Ek “Killing Fields.” In the afternoon, try out your best bargaining skills on a walk through the city’s expansive “Russian Market,” where you can find anything from motorcycle parts to valuable gems. Finalize the day with a cyclo ride down Sihanouk Boulevard to visit the National Museum and the Royal Palace, home to the royal family and the opulent silver pagoda.

Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh.

Day 04: Phnom Penh – Chau Doc. (B/L)

We travel by speedboat down the Mekong, through Cambodia and into Vietnam. Spending the cruising down the river, enjoying views of the fluvial landscape is an unforgetteable experience.. Arrive in Chau Doc in the late afternoon. Our driver and guide will meet you at the dock and take you to your hotel for check in.

Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc.

Day 05: Chau Doc – Mekong Delta Tour – Saigon. (B/L)

This morning, we drive from Chau Doc to Saigon, stopping along the way to explore the serene Mekong River Delta. Have breakfast then travel by car to the riverside town of Cai Be. Visit a candy factory and orchard garden, where you will have an opportunity to listen to traditional Vietnamese music. Enjoy a relaxing lunch at a riverside restaurant then set out by rowboat to explore some of the delta’s many islands. In the afternoon we continue on our drive to Saigon. Check in at the hotel then enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 06: Saigon – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnels. (B/L)

We leave Saigon and drive through South Vietnam’s countryside to Tay Ninh province to visit the magical Cao Dai temple, home to the Buddhist fusion religion that took root in the 1920s. Join a noon-time ceremony at the colorful temple then stop for lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch we continue on our journey to visit the historic Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground labyrinth constructed by the Vietnamese soldiers to survive American air raids during the Vietnam War. Those bold enough have the opportunity to crawl through sections of the tunnels to understand the living conditions of the Vietnamese soldiers during the wartime. We return to Saigon in the late afternoon.

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 07: Saigon City Tour – Hoian (B/L)

Saigon, Vietnam’s largest city, is a vibrant, modern metropolis, converging East and West. After breakfast at the hotel, spend the morning on a guided tour of this captivating city, visiting the Reunification Palace, the War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Post Office and Ben Thanh Market. In the afternoon, drive to the airport to catch your flight to Danang. Our driver and guide will meet you at the arrival gate and take you on the short drive to the tranquil, riverside town, Hoian.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 08: Hoian City Tour(B/L)

Enjoy time for relaxation as you immerse yourself in the serenity and charm of this sleepy beach town. From the 16th to 18th century Hoian was a thriving international port frequented by Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab merchants, who came to trade in the high quality silk still produced in the region. Today, Hoian is a relaxing resort popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, skilled tailors and numerous cafes. Take a half-day walking tour through the ancient quarter’s narrow winding streets, visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Hall, the 200 year old Tam Ky ancestral house and the famous Japanese Bridge. In the afternoon, enjoy free time to shop, explore and relax.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 09: Hoian – Hue(B/L)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then check-out and drive northward to Hue over the 500m-high Hai Van pass. Enjoy a stop at the scenic Lang Co Beach for a drink before continuing on to Hue - a UNESCO World Heritage site. Spend the afternoon on a leisurely walking tour through Vietnam’s ancient capital city, visiting the Royal Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda and the Mausoleum of King tu Duc - a replica of the king’s palace built for the next reincarnation of the king.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hue.

Day 10: Hue – Hanoi. (B/L)

Have breakfast at the hotel then fly to Hanoi

Accommodation: Hotel in Halong Bay.

Day 11: Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise (B/L/D)

08:00: Get picked up for a 3,5 hour drive to Halong passing the country side of Red River Delta. Spend 24 hours on a traditional Junk Cruise in the amazing bay: a natural wonderland composed of jutting limestone islands and sparkling turquoise waters. Arrive at the dock around noon and board your cruise. Savor a gourmet lunch of fresh seafood onboard as we sail out into the mystical bay. In the afternoon, cruise around some of Halong’s many islands, including Dinh Huong and Ga Choi. Along the way visit one of the bay’s 3 largest caves (Thien Cung, Dau Go or Sung Sot). Stop at an island cove with a sheltered white-sand beach and take a dip in the warm waters of the East Sea (Bien Dong) (weather permitting). Pass the night on your cruise, lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking of calm waters. Overnight on board

Day 12: Halong Bay Cruise – Hanoi (B/L)

Awake early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast then take advantage of the sundeck and admire the amazing rock formations of Bai Tu Long Bay as we navigate back to Halong City. Have lunch on board the boat before returning to Halong pier. Our driver will meet you at the dock and take you back to Hanoi.

Overnight in Ha Noi

Day 13: Hanoi City Tour - Fly to Yangon (B/L)

Today we have a full day to explore Vietnam’s charming capital. With its wide tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and ancient oriental pagodas; Hanoi is an eclectic mix that offers something for everyone. Our city tour will take you to Hanoi’s key sites: the Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and stilt house); the Presidential Palace; the nearby One Pillar Pagoda; the Old Quarter; the Temple of Literature; West Lake; the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda & Quan Thanh Temple.

Take the late afternoon flight to Yangon. Up on arrival to Yangon International airport, our driver will welcome you and transfer you to hotel in central of Yangon city.

Overnight in Yangon.

Day 14 Yangon – Bagan.( B/L)

We travel to Bagan: Myanmar’s archeological wonderland and home to over 3,000 ancient temples dotted among lush farmland. After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to the airport to catch your short in-country flight to Bagan. Start the day by exploring some of the region’s many red-brick temples. Starting with Shwe Zi Gone Pagoda, believed to enshrine a hair and tooth of Guatama Buddha, then move on to the 11th century, That byin Nyu and Manuha pagodas. In the afternoon visit a lacquer works then enjoy a beautiful sunset over the legendary Irrawaddy river. (Optional Balloon ride over Bagan if the weather conditions will be suitable.

Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.

Day 15 Bagan – Mandalay (B/L)

Begins with a flight to Mandalay. Our driver and guide will meet you at the airport and take on the hour trip through the beautiful countryside to Mandalay. You will spend the day on a tour of Mandalay starting with the Mahagandaryone Monastery to watch the monks partake in their afternoon meal and rice ceremony. Next we visit the adjacent U Bein wooden bridge, continuing on to see the Mahamuni Image - a bronze Buddha statue cast during Buddha’s lifetime, tapestry works, wood carvings & bronze casting workshops, a marble carving workshop and a silk-weaving home cottage. After lunch at a local restaurant continue on your tour and visit Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery, Atumashi Monstery, and Kuthodaw Pagoda - known as the “world’s biggest book.” Finish the day with a sunset visit to Mandalay Hill, enjoying panoramic views ofthe brilliant green countryside as the sun trails slowly into the West.

Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.

Day 16 Mandalay – Yangon (B/L)

Today we fly back to Yangon. Arrive in Yangon in the late morning and start your tour around this colorful, colonial city. Visit the Buddha's Tooth Relic at Kaba Aye (World Peace) Pagoda and Maha Pasana Cave. Savor a lunch of traditional Burmese cuisine then continue on the tour, visiting a glass factory followed by Myanmar’s largest reclining Buddha, a gigantic monument glittering with gold leaf. Then head to the Bogyoke Market for some souvenir shopping before exploring the Sule Pagoda and Mahabandoola Park Independence Monument in the heart of Yangon.

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch.

Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.

Day 17 Yangon City Tour (B/L)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then take a guided walk through Yangon’s old colonial neighborhood. Starting at Sule Pagoda, walk to City Hall, passing the British buildings of Emmanuel Church and the inland water transport. Stroll by Burmese food stalls and admire the exotic selection of edibles. After lunch at a downtown restaurant we will visit the gaudy, golden-temple wonderland, Shwedagon Paya - Yangon’s most impressive monument. Drive to the airport in the late afternoon to catch your departure flight home.

Meals: Breakfast.

Tour the end

“We Wish You An Enjoyable Journey”

Prices/Booking

Private Tour Rate:

Prices are quoted in US dollars per person double occupancy

Group size 2 persons 4 persons 6 persons Single Supp'
Land Tour/pp 2,090 1,752 1,394 590
7 Flights/pp 920 920 920  
Total 3,010 2,672 2,314  

Above Price Includes:

  • 7 Domestic flights ( Siemreap -Phnompenh; HCM City - Danang; Hue - Hanoi; Hanoi - Yangon; Yangon - Bagan; Bagan - Mandalay; Mandalay - Yangon)
  • Accommodations at 3 star hotels.
  • A night accommodation on Halong Cruise
  • Meals which indicated in the itinerary
  • Transportation by A/C car per itinerary
  • English or French speaking guide
  • All entrance fees, boat trips & excursions.

Excludes:

  • Vietnam Visa
  • Meals and drinks, except those mentioned
  • International flights except those mentioned
  • Beverages, Tipping and other personal expenses.

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