Trans-Pacific flight to Hanoi.
Arrive in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, a beautiful city of lakes, public parks and temples. Meet your tour director and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy a special Welcome Dinner featuring exquisite Vietnamese cuisine.
Morning guided visits take you to Hanoi's Old Quarter, One Pillar Pagoda, Quan Thanh Temple and Temple of Literature. After lunch break, enjoy a guided visit to the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology which houses a display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minority peoples.
Drive to Ha Long, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a 4-hour cruise on the bay with stops to visit some beautiful grottoes filled with spectacular stalactite formations.
Drive back to Hanoi with a visit to the ceramic village of Bat Trang en route. Upon arrival to Hanoi, board a flight bound for Danang. A short drive will take you to Hoi An, an ancient seaport town.
Explore this charming medieval city on foot. Hoi An once a busy port which attracted Dutch, Portuguese and Japanese trading vessels in centuries past. Enjoy lunch at Brother’s Café with the tranquil river and lush tropical garden for your view. Free leisure time.
Depart for Saigon this morning. Arrive in Saigon and drive directly to the Mekong Delta region. Set off by motorboat to visit the floating market Cai Be and Vinh Long.
Early morning visit to the famous floating Cai Rang market. Then board a sampan that will take you across the complex maze of the Mekong. Lunch at a beautiful Mekong Delta garden en route to Saigon. Arrive in Saigon late afternoon.
Start your sightseeing tour to the frenetic Saigon and its landmarks this morning. After lunch break, transfer to the airport for a short flight to Siemreap, Cambodia. Tonight, enjoy a special dinner with Apsara dance show at Angkor Village Theater.
Discover the famous South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphoun, Phimeanakas, Elephant terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Continue explore Angkor Wat until sunset.
Contemplate the mysteries surrounding Angkor Wat on a morning visit to Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre temples. In the afternooon, complete your visit to Ta Phrom, Neak Pean and Preah Khan temples. Transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure flight to Bangkok, Thailand. Arrive in Bangkok and transfer your hotel. Free leisure time.
Welcome to “the land of many smiles.” This morning is free to explore the city on your own. In the afternoon, your local guide will show you Bangkok and its most interesting Buddhist temples. You’ll conclude your amazing Southeast Asian adventure tonight with a farewell dinner on Shangri-La Horizon Cruise. Enjoy dinner while slowly drifting along the riverside of the Menam Chao Phya.
Breakfast at the hotel. Free leisure time until transfer to Suvarnbhumi International Airport for your outbound flight. Bon voyage !
Tour is personnally directed by Insider's Asia director.
December 16, 2013
- Service of Insiders Asia tourdirectorand local guides
- Domestic flights (Vietnam only)
- Accommodations with tax and service charges
- Meals as indicated in itinerary
- Sightseeing as noted in itinerary with entrance fees to sites and museums
- Airport transfers for participants arriving on Day 1 and departing on Day 13
- Surface transportation in air conditioned vehicles
- Visa provision services
- Luggage handling based on a maximum of two pieces of luggage per person
- International (trans-Pacific) airfare
- Saigon - Siemriep - Bangkok airfares (from $400)
- Visa fees
- Excess baggage charges
- Beverages at group meals
- Travel insurance
- At time of reservation: $300 (non-refundable)
- 120 days prior to departure: 20% of land cost
- 60 days prior to departure: Balance
All deposits are non-refundable. Refunds of final payment will be honored as follow:
- 61-90 days prior to departure: 75% refund
- 45-60 days prior to departure: 50% refund
- 44 days or less to departure: No refund
In the event Insiders Asia cancels the tour, a full refund (deposits & final payment) will be honored. We recommend to buy travel insurance.