Escorted throughout by an expert local
guide, join a group of like-minded solo
travellers on a tour of the varied sights,
sounds and flavours of Vietnam, followed
by a visit to one of the cultural highlights
of south-east Asia – the Angkor Wat
temples. Along the way, cruise on
the Mekong delta and through the
magnificent landscapes of Halong Bay,
cycle through the countryside near Hoi
An and take excursions to discover some
of Asia’s cultural history.
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Overnight flight from London (regional
connections available) to Hanoi with Vietnam
Airlines on the new state-of-the-art Dreamliner
aircraft (see page 158-159 for more details). (N)
You will be met at the airport and transferred
to the Mövenpick Hotel for 2 nights. Welcome
dinner to meet your fellow travellers. (D)
Morning visit to a fresh food market, followed
by a class in Vietnamese cooking. Afternoon
tour of Hanoi’s cultural sights, then spend the
evening watching a traditional water puppet
show. (B, L, D)
Morning drive to Halong Bay to board a junk
boat (traditional Chinese sailing vessel) and
cruise around the limestone islands. Boat
activities include kayaking and swimming in the
bay, squid fishing and tai chi lessons. Overnight
on board. (B, L, D)
Morning cruise in Halong Bay. Disembark and
drive to Hanoi airport and fly to Hoi An. Stay 2
nights at the Palm Garden Beach Resort & Spa,
located 5 minutes’ walk from Hoi An’s
Unesco-listed Ancient Town. (B, L, D)
Morning cycling excursion through the
countryside outside the city. Afternoon at leisure
or join a guided walking tour of Hoi An. (B)
Early flight to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), then transfer to the Hotel Renaissance Riverside for
a 2-night stay. Afternoon city tour followed by a
visit to the Cu Chi tunnels, then return to the city
for dinner. (B, D)
Full-day exploration of the Mekong delta,
including a boat trip along the Bamboo Canal
and a sampan ride exploring the smaller
channels. (B, L)
Morning flight to Siem Reap in Cambodia. Take
a walk through the countryside to Mechrey
floating village, where there may be the chance
to try your hand at rural skills such as fishing,
cooking and rice planting. Take a boat trip on
Tonlé lake, then return to the village and enjoy
dinner at a family home. Stay 2 nights at the
Tara Angkor Hotel in Siem Reap. (B, D)
Visit the ruins of Angkor Thom, the Royal
Palace and the temples of Bayon, Baphoun
and Phimeanakas. Afternoon visit to Ta Phrom,
a hugely atmospheric temple which has been
left unrestored, with huge tree trunks and vines
snaking around the centuries-old stonework. End
at the magnificent Angkor Wat temple, then
watch the sun set over the monuments. Farewell
dinner back in Siem Reap. (B, D)
Day at leisure for shopping in Siem Reap. Transfer
to the airport and fly to Ho Chi Minh City, then
catch the late evening flight to London. (B)
Early morning arrival. (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
These small group
tours have been specially created for single
travellers. Benefits include single occupancy
of double / twin rooms as standard and at
sensible prices, plus the company of like-minded
travellers. View the complete collection at
This tour is fully escorted
throughout by a local tour manager from arrival
This tour is based in 4-star
The Mövenpick Hotel in Hanoi has a superb location in the heart of Hanoi's central business district, only minutes from the old quarter. Accommodation is in 154 well-appointed rooms and suites, with a stylish, contemporary design. Rooms are equipped with an LCD flatscreen television, minibar, safe, tea / coffee making facilities and internet access, with en suite bathrooms featuring a magnifying mirror and rainforest shower. Hotel facilities include the Mangosteen, a buffet-style restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner along with a creative à la carte menu, and the Lounge 83 bar has a wide selection of martinis, cocktails and wines from the hotel...
The resort is located on Cua Dai Beach. Set in 5 hectares of unspoilt tropical garden, it is landscaped with palm and coconut trees and is arranged in complexes of bungalows. The rooms at the Palm Garden Resort are beautifully decorated with carefully chosen Vietnamese products of silk, wood and natural ceramics. The property features a fitness centre, a swimming pool, 2 bars and several restaurants including the Terrace Café which is an open-air restaurant where guests can enjoy a large selection of Asian and International...
The Renaissance Riverside Hotel is conveniently located in central Saigon with views of the Saigon river. All 329 rooms and 20 suites have air conditioning, safety deposit boxes, coffee and tea making facilities, iron and ironing board, international cable television and a minibar. The hotel has a swimming pool and other recreational facilities including a health club, squash and tennis...
The Tara Angkor Hotel is a stylish 4-star property in the heart of Siem Reap, offering 206 rooms and suites. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, coffee and tea making facilities, a minibar and flatscreen television, while wireless internet access is complimentary in the rooms and throughout the hotel. Facilities include a lobby bar, swimming pool with jacuzzi, fitness centre and sauna. The two restaurants serve European, Thai and Cambodian dishes, and the chefs are also available for cooking lessons, where you can learn to prepare and cook your favourite Cambodian or Thai...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
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VFS2017: 9 Nights
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