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The journey begins in Vietnam, a rapidly
developing and vibrant country. Explore the
Mekong delta before a journey through the
captivating kingdom of Cambodia, ending at
the majestic temples of Angkor Wat. A longer
version of the tour is available, which begins
with an exploration of the ancient temple
town of Luang Prabang in Laos.
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Fly overnight from London (regional
connections available) to Hanoi, with Vietnam
Arrive and transfer to The Ann Hotel Hanoi for a 2-night stay. Enjoy a welcome dinner at a
local restaurant this evening. (D)
Visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum*, One Pillar
Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, the Museum
of Ethnology, Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son
temple. Lunch is at KOTO restaurant, an
organisation that provides vocational training
for underprivileged youths in Vietnam. In the
evening there is an opportunity to see a water
puppet show (payable locally). (B, L)
Today, cruise in an area similar to Halong Bay
but with far fewer visitors, known as Lan Ha Bay,
in the Gulf of Tonkin. Overnight accommodation
on board the Indochine. (B, L, D)
Morning cruise around the karst limestone
islands. Disembark in the late morning and
drive to Hanoi airport for an evening flight to
Danang. Transfer to the beachfront Boutique
Hoi An Resort for a 3-night stay. (B)
Morning walking tour of Hoi An. Lunch at
Streets International restaurant, a social
enterprise initiative with the aim of developing
and operating sustainable programmes for
street children. Afternoon at leisure, or join an
optional excursion to the ruined temples of My
Son (payable locally). (B, L)
Day at leisure. Optional class at the Red Bridge
cooking school (payable locally). (B)
Morning drive over the spectacular Hai Van
Pass to Hue (weather permitting), stopping
at Cham Museum en route. Afternoon visit to
the Tombs of the Nguyen emperors Tu Duc
and Khai Dinh. Either lunch or dinner today
will be at a restored royal home of the Nguyen
dynasty. Stay 1 night at the Pilgrimage Village.
(B, L, D)
Morning cyclo ride to the Imperial Citadel
and the Purple Forbidden City, followed by a
river cruise to Thien Mu pagoda. Transfer to
the airport and fly to Ho Chi Minh City. Stay 3
nights at the Grand Hotel. (B)
Morning drive through the countryside to the
Cu Chi tunnels. Afternoon city tour, visiting the
Reunification Palace, Notre Dame cathedral
and the War Remnants Museum. (B)
Drive to Cai Be, and explore the Mekong delta
by boat and on foot. (B, L)
Fly to Phnom Penh and transfer to La Rose
Boutique Hotel & Spa for a 2-night stay. (B)
Morning visit to the Royal Palace, the Silver
Pagoda and the National Museum. Afternoon
tour of the Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide
and the Choeung Ek Killing Fields. (B, L)
Fly to Siem Reap and stay at Tara Angkor Hotel
for 3 nights. Afternoon visit to the Angkor
National Museum. (B)
Full-day tour of the temples. In the morning
visit the magnificent Angkor Wat. Return to
Siem Reap for lunch. In the afternoon explore
the Terrace of the Elephants, the Terrace of the
Leper King and the Bayon temple. End the day
at Angkor Thom with a sunset boat ride by the
temple. (B, L)
Morning at leisure. Afternoon excursion to
Banteay Srei temple and the small island
temple of Neak Pean. Farewell dinner at
Khmer House at Srah Srang within the Angkor
Archaeological Park. (B, D)
Transfer to the airport and fly overnight to
London via Ho Chi Minh City, arriving the
following day. (B) (N)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Each year, Ho
Chi Minh’s mausoleum is closed between
4 September and 4 November for reembalmment
of the body and can only be
viewed from outside.
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.
Available on request.
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LVP2020: 15 Nights
Hanoi is relatively small and runs at quite an unhurried pace for a capital city. Restin...
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The ancient town of Hoi An is located 30 km south of Danang on the banks of the Thu Bon...
Set on the banks of the Perfume River, Hue was capital of Vietnam between 1802 and 1945...
Cambodia’s capital city is awakening from a turbulent recent past to becom...
Siem Reap is a town with a French colonial centre, and the gateway to the Temples of...
Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is a frenetic Asian city of markets, streets...