- Day 1: Bangkok arrival
- Day 2: Bangkok – Grand Palace & City Temple Tour (B, L)
- Day 3: Bangkok – Lop Buri - Sukhothai (B, L)
- Day 4: Sukhothai (B, L)
- Day 5: Sukhothai – Sri Satchanalai Historical Park – Lampang – Chiang Mai (B, L)
- Day 6: Chiang Mai (B, L)
- Day 7: Chiang Mai – Bangkok – Siem Reap (B)
- Day 8: Siem Reap full day tour (B, L)
- Day 9: Siem Reap full day tour (B, L)
- Day 10: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh (B, L)
- Day 11: Phnom Penh – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
- Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta - Cai Be Floating Market (B, L)
- Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L)
- Day 14: Hoi An half day city tour (B, L)
- Day 15: Hoi An – Da Nang - Hue (B, L)
- Day 16: Hue - Hanoi (B, L)
- Day 17: Hanoi full day city tour (B, L)
- Day 18: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)
- Day 19: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
- Day 20: Hanoi departure (B)
THAILAND – CAMBODIA – VIETNAM
(20 days / 19 nights)
Bangkok – Lop Buri - Sukhothai – Lampang – Chiang Mai – Bangkok – Siem Reap – Phnom Penh – Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Da Nang – Hoi An – Hue – Hanoi – Halong Bay
Day 1: Bangkok arrival
Arrive Suvarnabhumi Bangkok airport, you are met and transferred to your hotel, check in and free at leisure.
Overnight in Bangkok.
Day 2: Bangkok – Grand Palace & City Temple Tour (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel and then sightseeing tour visit to Wat Traimit, the Temple of the Golden Buddha, the temple is famous for its 900-years old five-and-a-half-ton solid gold image, and then continue to visit Wat Po, the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok, as well as the largest single Buddha image: also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon or The Temple of the Reclining Buddha or the birthplace of traditional Thai massages Reclining Buddha. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. After that, visit to the one of most famous tourist places in Bangkok, Royal Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha. The Grand Palace adjoins Wat Phra Kaew in a common compound, and is where you will end up after exiting Wat Phra Kaew. Despite the proximity of the two, there's a distinct contrast in style between the very Thai Wat Phra Kaew and the more European inspired designs of the Grand Palace (the roof being the exception). And then drive to visit The Marble Temple one of the most Modern Temple as the finest example of Thai Architecture.
Overnight in Bangkok.
Day 3: Bangkok – Lop Buri - Sukhothai (B, L)
After your breakfast we will start our journey to the north of Thailand.
Via Ayutthaya we head to Sukhothai where we will also stay in the hotel for the next 2 nights. On the way to Sukhothai our first stop will be in Ayutthaya. Ayutthaya is the former capital of Thailand. Visit one of the most beautiful Summer Palace namely Bang Pa-In Summer Palace. Later on, transfer to Krung Sri River for buffet Lunch. Later, embark to Temple of Ruins, Wat Phra Sri Sanpetch (The former Royal Temple), Wat Yai Chai Mongkol (the temple of reclining Buddha Image and biggest chedi), Wat Mahathat (where the head of Lord Buddha Image is coverd by Poh Tree so far), Wat Ratchaburana (where the national treasure were kept). Later on, we continue our journey to Saraburi. There you have the chance to see the foot print of Buddha. The lunch will be taken in Lop Buri. After this short break we continue our trip to Sukhothai. A short stop will be made at Prang Sam Yod Pagoda and the well known monkey temple. Overnight in Sukhothai.
Day 4: Sukhothai (B, L)
After breakfast, transfer to Phitsanulok, where you will have a good chance to sacred the most beautiful Lord Buddha Image namely Phra Sri Rattana Sasadaram or Phra Buddha Chinaraja. Embark to Sukhothai Historical Park or the 1st Capital of Thailand. Found in the 13th century, Sukhothai (literally means Dawn of Happiness) was the first truly independent Thai Kingdom, which enjoyed a golden age under King Ramkhamhaeng, credited with creating the Thai alphabet. The superb temples and monuments of this great city have been lovingly restored in Sukhothai Historical Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must-see for all travelers. Overnight in Sukhothai.
Day 5: Sukhothai – Sri Satchanalai Historical Park – Lampang – Chiang Mai (B, L)
Sri Satchanalai Historical Park is located on the bank of the Yom River at Tambon Muang Kao, Si Satchanalai County, only 55 km. from the town of Sukhothai. The ancient town, formerly call "Muang Chaliang", was named "Si Satchanalai" during the Phra Ruang Dynasty when a new administrative centre was established to replace Chaliang. This ancient town occupied more than 320 hectares (800 acres) of land. Of this, the 91- hectare (288 acres) area within the old laterite ramparts and the city moat is the focus of sightseeing in the historical park. After that proceed to Lampang province where is one of the tourist places of the routing to the North, if time permit we will take a horse carriage to sightseeing around the city. After all these exciting spots we continue the journey straight to Chiang Mai. Check-in at hotel and free at your own leisure. Overnight in Chiang Mai.
Day 6: Chiang Mai (B, L)
After breakfast, we will go to Chiang Rai and on the way we will visit the hot spring on the way and then continue to the ancient city, Chiang Saen. Then carry on where the tree country borders meet which is called “Golden Triangle”. Lunch and transfer to Mae Sai, the Thailand and Myanmar border city. Finally, visit to the Akha and Yao hilltribe villages on the way back to Chiang Mai. Transfer back to the hotel and free at leisure.
Overnight in Chiang Mai.
Day 7: Chiang Mai – Bangkok – Siem Reap (B)
Early morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Bangkok. On arrival, take the ongoing flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will be met at the airport and transferred to hotel for check in. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 8: Siem Reap full day tour (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel.
AM: Enter the South Gate of Angkor Thom Temple and marvel the wonders of the eerie Bayon, Baphoun, Phimeanakas, the Elephants terrace and terrace of Leper King. Before lunch, visit Ta Prohm Temple. Unlike most of the other Angkor temples, Ta Prohm has been left just it was founded, the photogenic and atmospheric combination of trees growing out of the ruins and the jungle surroundings have made it one of Angkor's most popular temples with visitors.
PM: Visit the famous Angkor Wat, built for king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. The largest and best-preserved temple at the site, it is the only one to have remained a significant religious centre—first Hindu, then Buddhist—since its foundation. Experience super sunset view at Angkor Wat. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 9: Siem Reap full day tour (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel.
AM: We will transfer to visit Kbal Spean is an ancient Angkor ruin that is a 90-minute bumpy ride from Siem Reap, on the same route to Banteay Srei. Then we will spend about half hour journey to reach Banteay Srey, one of the most unusual temples of Angkor, Cambodia. It lies 20 km due north of the main group. It is built largely of red sandstone, which is covered with elaborate and deeply carved decoration.
PM: Visit The Roluos Group is a collection of monuments representing the remains of Hariharalaya, the first major capital of the Angkorian-era Khmer Empire. It has become known as the ‘Roluos Group’ due to its proximity to the modern town of Roluos. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 10: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, you will be transferred to the airport for the flight to Phnom Penh. On arrival in Phnom Penh, pick up from the airport. Start to visit this city with Wat Phnom Hill, the historical site of Phnom Penh city, founded in 1372. Move one to National Museum which offers a charming setting for a comprehensive collection of Khmer artifacts. After this you will visit Independent Monument, inaugurated in 1958 to celebrate Cambodia’s independence from French rule and commemorate the soul of combatants who laid down their lives for freedom of the country, continue to the nearby Royal Palace, on the banks of the mighty Mekong river. Inside the Palace walls you will be treated to the Throne Hall, the Chan Chaya Pavilion, and the King's residential quarters. You will then move onto the neighboring Silver Pagoda, so named as it is claimed its floor is made up of over 4,000 silver tiles! Followed by one hour cruise along Charktomuk River.
Day 11: Phnom Penh – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel.
This morning you will learn about the dark side of Cambodia - its more recent turbulent and harrowing history. Initially you visit the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum (also known as S21), ironically a former school, located in a quiet Phnom Penh suburb, this was the infamous Khmer Rouge prison / torture center, move on to do Shopping at Russian Market (Psah Tuol Thom Pong), a lively outdoor market, where you can find antiquities, silver and gold jewelry, gems, silk, karmas, tone and wood caring, as well as T-Shirt, CDs and other nice souvenirs.
Then transfer to airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival in Ho Chi Minh City (Tan Son Nhat International Airport), pick up & transfer to hotel for check in. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta - Cai Be Floating Market (B, L)
7:30 am: Depart for Cai Be, stopping to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields. On arrival in Cai Be, take a 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 driver again in Vinh Long. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L)
After breakfast, at 8 am, we will visit Cu Chi tunnels - an immense network of connecting underground tunnels during American War. Back to the city for lunch.
After lunch we will visit Notre Dame Cathedral, in the heart of Saigon's government quarter, is of neo- Romanesque architecture with two high square tower and iron spires. The Central Post Office is French-style and City Hall, known as "Hotel de Ville," is typical of the French architecture that would be seen in any village in France. Visit the War Remnants Museum, featuring collections of weapons and photographs from the two Indochina wars. Our last stop is Ben Thanh market, the biggest whole sales market in Saigon.
Then transfer to the airport for the flight to Da Nang. On arrival, pick up & transfer to hotel in Hoi An for check in. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 14: Hoi An half day city tour (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to the airport for the flight to Da Nang. On arrival, have lunch at local restaurant. Then visit the 200 year-old Tan Ky house, Phuc Kien Pagoda, the former merchants’ houses, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colourful riverside market. Then free at your leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 15: Hoi An – Da Nang - Hue (B, L)
After breakfast at hotel, leave Hoi An for Hue, the last imperial capital of Vietnam, well-known for magnificent architecture, pagodas and royal tombs laid in small villages and surrounding hills. En route, have a look at the famous My Khe Beach and visit Cham Museum which contains the finest collection of Cham sculpture in the world. Upon arrival in Hue, visit the Imperial Citadel, the Purple Forbidden City, the elaborate mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc and the Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.
Day 16: Hue - Hanoi (B, L)
Take a morning boat trip on the romantic Perfume River visiting Hue’s oldest and most revered site, Thien Mu Pagoda & the mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang.
Then transfer to the airport for the flight to Hanoi. On arrival in Hanoi, pick up & transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 17: Hanoi full day city tour (B, L)
Today we enjoy a half 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.
After lunch at local restaurant, visit the impressive Museum of Ethnology, the beautiful West Lake, the Tran Vu Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword and the Ngoc Son temple. Take one hour cyclo ride through the bustling old quarter streets of Hanoi before enjoying a fantastic traditional water puppet show (unique to Vietnam). Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 18: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)
About 8 am, we’ll drive from Hanoi to one of the most magnificent scenic environments in the world, Halong Bay. The drive takes 3.5 hours. Halong covers 577 square miles, this vast bay is filled with more than 3,000 limestone “peaks” or karsts that jut from the deep blue water as far as the eye can see. We’ll spend a day and a half, including an overnight with dinner and breakfast onboard, exploring this overwhelming seascape from the decks of a traditional Vietnamese boat. Comfortable and intimate, your boat features hand-crafted wooden interiors including a dining room and pleasant air-conditioned cabins with private baths. Since we’re overnight on the water, we’ll be able to explore Ha Long Bay’s most beautiful spots with time to swim and even visit some of the largest rock formations and caves. This promises to be one of your most memorable travel experiences in Asia. Stay overnight on Boat.
Day 19: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
Rising to the sound of lapping bay waters, we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay.
After breakfast, explore Sung Sot cave, swim and relax. Cruises back to the jetty while brunch is served while you are cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations. Cruise check-out. Rejoin car drive back to Hanoi for overnight. Arrive in Hanoi at 4:00pm. Check in hotel & free time to go sightseeing in the Old Quarter.
Day 20: Hanoi departure (B)
Free at leisure until transfer to the airport for the departure flight.
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|Destinations||Hotels/Resorts/Cruises Name||Room Type|
|Bangkok||I Residence Hotel(or similar)||Deluxe|
|Sukhothai||Ananda Museum Gallery Hotel (or similar)||Standard|
|Chiang Mai||Maninarakorn Hotel (or similar)||Superior|
|Siem Reap||City River Hotel (or similar)||Superior|
|Phnom Penh||Cardamom Hotel (or similar)||Superior|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Bong Sen Hotel Saigon (or similar)||Superior|
|Hoi An||Thuy Duong 3 Hotel (or similar)||Superior|
|Hue||Asia Hotel (or similar)||Deluxe|
|Hanoi||Medallion Hotel (or similar)||Superior|
|Halong||Halong Glory Cruise (or similar)||Deluxe|
|Bangkok||President Palace Hotel(or similar)||Superior|
|Sukhothai||Legendha Sukhothai Resort(or similar)||Superior|
|Chiang Mai||U Chiang Mai Hotel (or similar)||Superior|
|Siem Reap||Somadevi Angkor Resort & Spa (or similar)||Superior|
|Phnom Penh||Green Palace Hotel (or similar)||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Royal Hotel Saigon (or similar)||Deluxe|
|Hoi An||Hoian Pacific Hotel (or similar)||Superior|
|Hue||Huong Giang Hotel (or similar)||Deluxe|
|Hanoi||Church Boutique Hotel (or similar)||Premium|
|Halong||Halong Emotion Cruise (or similar)||Deluxe|
|First Class Category|
|Bangkok||Pullman Bangkok Hotel G (or similar)||Deluxe|
|Sukhothai||Sukhothai Treasure Resort & Spa(or similar)||Superior|
|Chiang Mai||Rachamankha (or similar)||
|Siem Reap||Angkor Miracle Resort & Spa (or similar)||Deluxe Garden View|
|Phnom Penh||Intercontinental Phnom Penh Hotel (or similar)||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon||Deluxe City View|
|Hoi An||Palm Garden Resort (or similar)||Superior Ocean View|
|Hue||Imperial Hotel (or similar)||Deluxe City View|
|Hanoi||Sheraton Hanoi Hotel (or similar)||Deluxe|
|Halong||Paradise Luxury Cruises (or similar)||Deluxe|
- 18 nights hotel accommodation on a twin-share basic with daily breakfast
- 1 night on boat in Halong
- Flight tickets: Chiang Mai – Bangkok, Bangkok - Siem Reap, Siem Reap – Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh – Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City – Da Nang, Hue – Hanoi (economy class, including fuel charge & airport taxes)
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- All landed transfers within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle, including pick-up and drop-off at airports on arrival and departure days
- English Speaking Tour guide. Other languages on request
- Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
- All entrance and sightseeing fees
- Water Puppet Show & Cyclo Tour in Hanoi Old Quarter
- Approval letter for one month single entry visa to Vietnam
- All taxes & services charge
- Other flights not mentioned
- Beverages and other meals not indicated in the program
- Visa to Cambodia & Thailand
- Christmas & New Year Eve
- Early check-in and late check-out at all hotels
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping...)
- Tipping/ Gratuities
- Single supplement
- Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
- Your currency: ($)
- Validity until 31st of December 2015 Price per person in US$ in party of
- Number in Group
- First Class
- US$ 6,157
- US$ 6,889
- US$ 8,067
- US$ 3,559
- US$ 3,982
- US$ 4,663
- US$ 3,203
- US$ 3,584
- US$ 4,197
- US$ 2,954
- US$ 3,305
- US$ 3,870
- US$ 2,812
- US$ 3,146
- US$ 3,684
- US$ 2,705
- US$ 3,026
- US$ 3,544
- US$ 2,562
- US$ 2,867
- US$ 3,357
- US$ 2,491
- US$ 2,787
- US$ 3,264
- US$ 2,456
- US$ 2,748
- US$ 3,217
- Single Supplement
- US$ 638
- US$ 949
- US$ 1,635