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Grand Indochina Tour - 19 days from Hanoi - Best Price Guarantee!
(19 days/ 18 nights)


Region: Trans-Vietnam
Itinerary: Siem Reap – Ho Chi Minh – Hoi An – Hue – Hanoi – Halong
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Your Grand Indochina Tour 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, Minority, Leisure Activities & Entertainment, Cruising, Cuisine, Shopping, Discovery & Adventure...

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.

The accommodations: Vivutravel specializes in private and personalized Indochina tour packages so we will sellect best hotels, cruises in your requested hotel range of 3, 4, 5 stars which are central located, comfortable, safe, secure...Your requested hotels or room types are welcomed, and we always advise you some more information to make your stay a beautiful time in Indochina.

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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to the hotel for check in. 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 –  Train to Lao Cai / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

Today we enjoy a full day 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 then enjoy a fantastic traditional water puppet show.

At 20h00, we transfer you to the train station for overnight train to Lao Cai.

 

Day 3: Lao Cai –  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.

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 by driving 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 4: Sapa – Market Tour & Train to Hanoi / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

The markets in the Northern Vietnam are always the colorful meeting places for the hill tribes.  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;

Market days:

Can Cau - Saturdays

Bac Ha or Muong Hum or Muong Khuong - Sundays

Cao Son - Wednesdays

Lung Khau Nhin - Thursdays

Coc Ly - Tuesdays

In the late afternoon transfer back to Lao Cai to catch the night train back to Hanoi. Overnight on the train.


Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay Cruise / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner / +Guide

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 and highlight of any Vietnam Tour, a recognized World Natural Heritage Site. 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.

Day 6: Ha Long Bay HanoiHue / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

After breakfast, visit beautiful limestone grotto then back to the boat for a final glimpse of the Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock, then transfer to the airport for the flight to Hue with Vietnam airlines. Pick up by our guide in Hue and transfer to your hotel.

 

Day 7: Hue Hoi An / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

Morning cruise leisurely along the romantic Perfume River visiting the Thien Mu Pagoda, Citadel and the Imperial tomb of the Emperor Minh Mang. Afternoon 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. This scenic drive passes through the fishing village of Lang Co before climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds. Upon arrival in Hoi An, free to take walking tour of the Hoi An ancient town centre. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8: Hoi An  – My Son – Hoi An / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

Transfer from Hoi An 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, visit the former merchants' homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien pagoda and the colourful riverside market.

Overnight in Hoi An.

 

Day 9: Hoian – Danang - Ho Chi Minh / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

This morning, we pick you and transfer to Danang for the flight to Ho Chi Minh (VN). Arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport, transfer to your hotel. 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 places to visit in Vietnam. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel, free time at leisure.  Overnight in Saigon

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels Ho Chi Minh / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

Morning pick up from the hotel for Cu Chi 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 and was the military base of the North Vietnamese Army during the US-Vietnam war. Afternoon leave Cu Chi to Ho Chi Minh, visit the Independent Palace, Vietnam War museum. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh  Cai Be floating market CanTho / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

Today we will start our exploration of the Mekong Delta, a major rice producing area.

This must be one of the most fascinating riverine deltas in the world. The Mekong splits into nine major arteries. A vast network of rivers and waterways with thousands of ships of all sizes plowing the waters gives the Mekong Delta a very special atmosphere. We will make a boat trip to the Cai Be floating Market, visit villages and meet the people of the Mekong Delta. Continue your boat trip  to An Binh Island for Lunch (on own) in a local family and bike trip in the afternoon. Continue to Can Tho for overnight. 

Day 12: Can Tho (Cai Rang floating market) –  Chau Doc / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

Starts from Ninh Kieu boat quay, we cruise along the small and picturesque tributaries, we will see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats). Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily activities of the locals who lives along the Mekong canals and you will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill and a rice noodles making shop. Then continue going to Chau Doc via Long Xuyen. Check in on arrival. Visit the Sam mountain to enjoy the a breath-taking view on the Vietnamese-Cambodian border with flat rice fields and nice canals, visit caved pagoda. Overnight in Chau Doc.

 

Day 13: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

After breakfast, get on speed boat to Phnom Penh, Upon your arrival in the afternoon, visit Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Raung Damrie and National Musuem. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 14: Phnom Penh Siem Reap / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

In morning departure by flight to Siem Reap with Vietnam airlines: VN 9853  PNH 12:10 REP 13:00. Pick up and transfer to your hotel. Free at leisure for the rest of the day.

Day 15: Siem Reap / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

Pick up and start the city tour to visit the Angkor Thom: South Gate, Bayon, Baphoun, Terrace of Elephants, Terrace of Leper King and Phimean Akas temple. In the afternoon, continue to visit famous temple of Angkor Wat with enjoying sunset from top of Bakheng Hill. Dinner at local restaurant with Apsaras show & overnight in Siem Reap

Day 16: Siem Reap / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

This morning, we will take Cruise on Tonle Sap Lake for 1hour, visit floating village and fisherman life, then back to visit Chantie Ecole-Artisan D’Angkor. Lunch at local restaurant. Free afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Siem Reap.

 

Day 17: Siem Reap – Luong Prabang / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

Free at leisure until we transfer you to the airport for your flight with QV to Luongprabang. Pick up and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Luong Prabang.

Day 18: Luong Prabang / Meals: Breakfast / +Guide

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.

After 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 19: Luong Prabang Departure / Meals: Breakfast / + Guide

Free at leisure until we transfer you to the airport for your departure flight. 


END OF GRAND INDOCHINA TOUR


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