Your Indochina Tour with all the highlights is an individual tour with a
flexible schedule. There is no other traveler on the tour. You will
have a private English speaking tour guide and a private air-conditioned
vehicle at each destination.
The tour activities: Sightseeing, Culture & History, Leisure Activities & Entertainment, Cruising, Cuisine, Shopping...
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traveler will be guided by our local tour guide and independent time to
explore the place in their own way.
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Tran Thien Trang
Day 1: Arrival Hanoi
Hanoi, the first stop for your Indochina tours. Upon arrival, our private Vietnam Tour guide and driver will welcome your Vietnam Holiday
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 2: Hanoi City Tour
Meals: B, L
Hanoi without a doubt is an exotic city for your Vietnam 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. Overnight in
Day 3: Hanoi – Ha Long Cruise
Meals: B, L, D
must be the most beautiful tour in Vietnam for any visitors to
Vietnam. This morning, after breakfast, we drive to Halong Bay
(165km), Vietnam most scenic sight, a recognized World Natural
Heritage Site and highlight of any Indochina tours.
Upon arrival, board your deluxe 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 seafood. Overnight on boat.
Day 4: Hanoi – Danang – Hoi An
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. 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. It is absolutely
true when you 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 make your Vietnam 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 a short flight to Hoi An. Pick up on arrival and
transfer to your hotel for check in. Free at leisure and overnight in
Day 5: Hoi An – My Son – Hoi An
Meals: B, L
After 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 6: Hoi An
Hoi An Ancient Town - highlight of any tour to Vietnam - 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 heritage site.
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 7: Hoi An – Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh
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 8: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta & My Tho – Ho Chi Minh
Meals: B, L
After breakfast, we Drive to My Tho (65km) - the quiet capital city
of Tien Giang province, is the traditional gateway to the Mekong Delta,
an interesting Vietnam Tour
to catch a glimpse of the famous river. On arrival, we visit the
beautiful Vinh Trang pagoda, the most famous pagoda in the south of
Vietnam whose architecture is a mixture of Vietnamese, Kh’mer and
Chinese before taking a private boat trip along the small canals of
Mekong River seeing the daily life of the Mekong River people in both
sides of the river. Then take a short tour by “xe loi” (motorized
rickshaw) on the rural lane to the bank of Mekong River visiting a rice
farm, coconut candy factory and honey bee farm. Continue our journey by
sampan through the canals and mangrove forests to reach an island.
Stroll on a fruit garden, taste diverse types of seasonal fruits, tea
mixed with bee’s honey and enjoy a special folk show of traditional
Mekong Delta music. Afternoon drive back to Ho Chi Minh.
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh
Meals: B, L
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 10: Ho Chi Minh City – Siem Reap
breakfast, our indochina tour guide in Ho Chi Minh will transfer you
to the airport for the short flight to Siem Reap, one of the most
exciting Indochina tours,
the home of the Temples of Angkor. Set off this afternoon for a tuk
tuk ride to Angkor Thom. Discover an ancient city of incredible
proportions- perfectly planned and filled with impressive temples.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 11: Siem Reap (Angkor Temples)
Meals: B, L
Siem Reap is no doubt a surprise for your Indochina tours.
After breakfast, begin this morning with a tour of the 'small circuit'
temples. Your guide will introduce you to the great Khmer ancient
civilization as you visit ruins such as Ta Phrom and Preah Khan. This
afternoon, be amazed at the grandeur and beauty of Angkor Wat. Overnight
in Siem Reap
Day 12: Siem Reap – Luang Prabang
After breakfast, our Indochina tour guide in Siem Reap will transfer you to the airport for the short flight to flight to Luang Prabang. Pick you upon arrival and transfer to hotel. Free at leisure. Overnight in Luong Prabang.
Day 13 : Luang Prabang
Meals: B, L
Luang Prabang is the perfect end for your Indochina tours. If
you wish, get an early start (6:00am or so) and go watch or participate
in the traditional Lao rite of Almsgiving to the monks. In the city,
some 300+ monks file through silently collecting alms. This is an
amazing sight and your guide will be on hand to demonstrate and explain
this important ritual. Return to your hotel for breakfast.
breakfast, begin a Mekong Riverboat trip with your guide on the mighty
Mekong River to visit the famous & sacred Pak Ou Buddha Caves. These
caves, overlooking the confluence of the Mekong & Ou Rivers from on
high, have been home to many thousands of Buddha images that were
placed here by local people since 16th century, when King Setthathirat
found the caves and declared them a holy spot. Today many still pay
respect with this old tradition. Walk through the caves before returning
to your boat and to Luang Prabang town. Enjoy lunch en route.
Return to the hotel to relax or explore on your own. Luang Prabang is
a wonderful walking town, and you can find dinner on your own at any
number of fine international restaurants. Overnight in Luong Prabang.
Day 14: Luang Prabang
is the first of Luang Prabang’s virtues to greet travellers. Pearly
frangipanis with their heady perfume, banks of overgrown trees peppered
with scarlet flowers, the burnt sienna robes of hundreds of monks and
their novices, and resplendent gold and claret wats. Day free at leisure
for your own visit. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 15: Luong Prabang Departure
Free time at leisure for you to wrap up your memorial Indochina tours until Vivutravel's
private guide will see you off at the airport with the sincere thanks
for traveling with Vivutravel. We hope that you have enjoyed your Indochina tours with us and look forward to your next Indochina tours. Vivutravel says goodbye and see you again!!!
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