Discover Vietnam – Cambodia – Thailand in 22 Days

  • Duration: 22 DAYS
  • Location: VIETNAM, CAMBODIA, THAILAND
  • Places: 15 Seats
  • Prix: 2221 USD PER PERSON
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Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand are a magical combination of Southeast Asia. From the majestic Angkor ruins to frenetic pace of Ho Chi Minh City, past the relaxed vibes of Hoi An to the white sand beach of Phuket, you’ll learn the history, meet friendly and welcoming people; eat delicious food and stay with local communities along the way. If you want to capture the true essence of this region, this jam-packed and all-encompassing itinerary is for you. See what all the fuss is about in Vietnam, Cambodia– three shining gems in South East Asia.

»Hanoi: Discover a different side of Vietnam's capital city, cycling around the village and rice fields.

»Halong Bay: Enjoy an overnight cruise in the most magnificent bay of the country, one of the UNESCO-recognized World Heritage Sites.

»Ninh Binh: Explore the mystic ancient capital of Vietnam

»Hue: Imperial Capital - home of the last emperor of Vietnam. 

»Hoi An: Explore a lovely town of ancient bustling trading port between the 15th and 19th centuries.

»Ho Chi Minh City: Be awe by the never-ending energy of this vibrant city 

»Mekong Delta: Explore the maze of waterways and visit the local floating market on a sampan.

»Cu Chi Tunnels: Take a chance to explore the system of tunnels deep underground, famous after the Vietnam War.

»Phnom Penh: Capital of Cambodia where examples of French-inspired architecture  still stand

»Siem Reap:  A gateway to the ancient world 

»Phuket: Relaxing on the beautiful paradise, a blend of resorts lifestyle, exotic Thai culture and hedonistic nightlife

DAY 1: WELCOME TO VIETNAM – HANOI ARRIVAL

Your trip begins with arrival in Vietnam. Our driver will meet and greet you at the airport. You will be escorted to the hotel by private transportation. Check-in to the hotel and get over the jet lag. After enjoying the first day yourself and return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 2: HANOI – BAVI ECO TOUR (B/L)

Have breakfast at the hotel then you will be escorted by an experienced English-speaking guide, a countryside located at the outskirt of Hanoi. The approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes.

Then arriving at Mr. Duoc’s house, you will be welcomed with fresh honey tea and green lentils or lotus seeds that made by his family. Imagine a Vietnam in the old time of war through stories of Mr. Duoc, who is not only a veteran who lives during those hard times but also a green tea expert. You will visit his tea plantation which is one of the largest in Ri village and join with locals in green tea processing. Afterward, have a Vietnamese cooking demonstration with another local host and then enjoy a home-cooked lunch in a lovely garden.

After that, you will wander around the village and mingling with local people. You will visit the local craftsman who has been skilled at making conical hats from a very young age and other workshops in the village to see how people there make tofu or shell the rice. As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. Then join your guides for a leisurely cycling trip along the country roads. Observe traditional Vietnamese rural life as the local people work in the paddy fields. Along the way, watch out for a water buffalo plowing a paddy field while ducks swim across the top. Stop at another host family for foot bathing following the recipes of Muong ethnic group and relaxing time before embarking on your private boat for a trip along the Da river.

Then we transfer back to Hanoi and overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 3: HANOI – HA LONG BAY (B/L/D) - SHARING CRUISE

In the morning, after breakfast at the hotel, the Cruise team will pick you up. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival to Halong, you will enjoy a cruise on the Bay and explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.

After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which there will be a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long bay, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can optionally attend the activities taking part on the boat or just relax.

Overnight on cruise.

DAY 4: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/L)

Rise early for a lesson in Tai Chi or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and the return Hanoi around 17:00. Free at your leisure time.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 05: HOA LU – TAM COC (B/L) – GROUP TOUR

Today you will experience the ancient culture and history of Vietnam as well as seeing the stunning landscape and beautiful scenery when we travel to the Ninh Binh Province. This area is known as “Ha Long Bay on land” and is located 80 km South of Hanoi

AM: 8:00 - 8:30. Our guide & driver will pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter, then leave by coach to Hoa Lu (2.5 hrs). Visit the historic capital of Vietnam and the famous ancient temples of Le and the Dinh Dynasties. Then our bus will transfer you from Hoa Lu to Tam Coc for lunch around at 12:30PM.

PM: After lunch, boat trip to visit Tam Coc to see the beauty of the karst formations as you pass along their base and row into one of the many caves carved through the limestone. Then, cycle for an hour on quiet roads through villages, rice fields, rivers and rocky outcrops in Tam Coc - Bich Dong (around 5 km). Dive back to Hanoi and drop off at your hotel around at 18:00PM.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 06: HANOI – FLY TO HUE (B)

Then you will be transferred to the airport. Take a flight to Hue.

Overnight in Hue.

DAY 07: HUE CITY TOUR (B/L) – GROUP TOUR

In the Morning: 07h50 - 08h10 Pick up you at your hotel and then take a full day to discover Hue: visit Emperor Khai Dinh stomb, Performing Programs Of VO KINH VAN AN - Vietnam Traditional cungfu and Emperor Tu Duc ’s stomb. Stop on the way to see how conical hats and incense sticks are made. Lunch at a local restaurant.

In the Afternoon, visit Imperial capital during Nguyen Dynasty, An Hien Garden House and the seven – storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Return by boat on the gentle Perfume River .

17:00 Arrive in your hotel.

Overnight in Hue

DAY 08: HUE – TRANSFER TO HOI AN (B)

On this day, we will be transferring to Hoi An by car. On Hoi an arrival, we will be picked up and then transfer to hotel in Hoi an for check-in.

Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 09: HOI AN COOKING CLASS (B/L) – GROUP TOUR

At Vy’s Market Restaurant you will be guided around the many live food counters in this unique first-of-its-kind interactive dining venue in Vietnam. Here you can see, smell, hear, taste, touch and interact with many different food making processes. You can try samples from over 10 different food counters including “Banh Mi”, dumplings, pickles, weird & wonderful foods, our rationing foods in Vietnam that were in place for 45 years and many more. You can see rice paper being made from ground rice and water, laid out to dry on bamboo and then later roasted for rice crackers to eat with Hoi An chilli sauce and salads, various shapes and sizes of rice noodles. Experience our famous local noodle dish Cao Lau, see the noodles rolled out by hand and cut in the traditional way with a long knife and then steamed over an open fire. You may participate in many of the street food counters cutting noodles, making rice paper and wontons, using the bun noodle machine and more. You then make 4 different recipes at our street food counters. We then sit down to eat what we have cooked. You will receive a copy of the recipes and a Vietnamese cooking gift to take home

Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 10: HOI AN LEISURE DAY (B)

Today you will have free time explore Hoi An at your own pace, seeing what interests you. This ancient town is full of Japanese merchant houses and pagodas, temples and antique warehouses. Or just lounge about in a laid-back riverside café on the bank of the Thu Bon river.

Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 11: HOI AN – FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B)

Then you will be transferred to the airport. Take a flight to Ho Chi Minh city.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 12: HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG DELTA (B/L/D) – GROUP TOUR

Arrive in a charming village, hidden under hundreds of coconut palm trees. Welcome at Mekong Home, charming familial house composed of several bungalows, set in a tropical garden and on the Mekong river bank. Fresh coconut juice will be served, then check in your room. Take rest for a while then depart with a member of the family for an introduction to the local fishing. Return to the restaurant at the end of the afternoon and participate in a cooking class: “Bánh xèo” – Vietnamese pancake made from rice milk. Dinner are ready to serve with fresh dishes include local vegetable, ingredients and flavors cooked in local style such as: caramelized pork, fish soup, young coconut and shrimp salad, spring roll...

After dinner, relax by lemongrass and ginger foot bath, a local therapeutic method to relieve the pain and fatigue of the legs.

Overnight at Mekong Home.

DAY 13: MEKONG DELTA TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B/L) – GROUP TOUR

Enjoy fresh air while breakfast is served.

After that, start cycling trip (from 2 hours to 2.5 hours) to the island of Oc on a concrete track, lined with fruit trees and coconut trees. On the way, pass by the local market where various of local ingredients as vegetable, meat, fruits,.. are sold. Subject to availability, visit a workshop of baskets made of coconut stems and a coconut processing operation. You will have chance to interact with workshop owner on different braiding techniques. Then return to the bicycles andcross a local Mekong River ferry to reach the island. From there, cycling on small paths dotted with small huts hidden in lush vegetation while seeing the daily life of the inhabitants of Mekong Delta, governed by artisanal and agriculture activities. Stop at a fish farm, to know more about two species of catfish: ca tra (Pangasius hypophthalmus) and ca ba sa (Pangasius bocourti), raised in ponds. These catfish are the two main species of fish production in Vietnam. Continue biking and back to Mekong Home. Check out at around 12:00 p.m. End of the tour.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 14: CU CHI TUNNELS (B) – GROUP TOUR

Today you will be picked up by an experienced English-speaking guide to Cu Chi Tunnels, located in the countryside near Ho Chi Minh City. Approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes. The residents of Cu Chi took the war underground into a highly developed network of tunnels that at its height stretched as far as Cambodia and included meeting rooms, kitchens and triage areas. Imperceptible from the ground, opposing armies could roll their tanks over the bunkers without causing damage to the tunnels below. Living conditions were harsh – in addition to fighting the war, resident’s battled food and oxygen scarcity, venomous insects, and cramped living quarters. Gain important insight into the prolonged struggle against invading armies, and appreciation for the resilience and spirit of the Vietnamese people. After that, travelers can try the delicious manioc which was the main food for guerilla-warriors in Cu Chi during the war. Visitors can try to fire off an AK47 or MK16 or machine guns at the nearby shooting range.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

DAY 15: HO CHI MINH CITY – TRANSFER TO PHNOM PENH BY BUS (B)

After breakfast, transfer by bus from Ho chi Minh city to Phnom Penh. On arrival, hotel check in. Visit Royal Palace is a royal residence now where His Majesty, the King of Cambodia, and the royal families live. It is like a small town of royal dynasties. Continue to Silver Pagoda, serves less as a functioning temple than a repository for cultural treasures such as 90 kg golden Buddha encrusted with 2086 diamonds. Finally visit Wat Phnom Temple is one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh. Built in 1373 on an artificial hill by the wealthy widow Daun Chi Penh.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 16: PHNOM PENH (B)

Breakfast at hotel. Visit Tuol Sleng Museum (also known as S-21 prison). This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. More than 17,000 people held at S-21 were taken to the extermination camp at Choeng Ek to be executed. Then drive to visit the “Killing Fields” of Choeng Ek (15 km south of Phnom Penh). Between 1975 and 1978 about 17,000 men, women, children and infants (including nine westerners) were detained and tortured at the S-21 prison and transported to extermination camp of Choeng Ek. Visit Russian Market (Toul Tumpong Market), the Market has gained reputation for cheap clothing, a large selection of Buddha images and woodcarvings, betel-nut boxes, silk, silver jewelry, and classic music instrument. Enjoy Sunset Cruise on the Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers in Phnom Penh, it bursts into 4 branches.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 17: PHNOM PENH – TRANSFER TO SIEM REAP BY BUS (B)

Breakfast at the hotel and then to Siem Reap by bus. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to the hotel check in. Afternoon visit to Wat Thmey or Killing Field, contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. After that, visit to Wat Memorial Mountaint.

Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.

DAY 18: SIEM REAP FULL DAY (B/L)

Breakfast at hotel. Visit Angkor Thom, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, built from the late 12th century to the early 13th century by King Jayavarman VII and consists of 54 towers, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King, then visit Ta Prohm, surrounded by jungle. Visit Angkor Wat, the largest temples in world and covers an area of 200 hectares and surrounded by moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters. Early this evening, we will take the Tuk Tuk (the most common taxi in Cambodia) to cruise around the Siem Reap and town and and for a blessing ceremony by Buddhist monks for happiness, prosperity and safety for your journey.

Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap

DAY 19: SIEM REAP – FLY TO PHUKET (B)

Breakfast in Siem Reap. Take the flight to Phuket.

Overnight in Phuket.

DAY 20: PHUKET LEISURE DAY (B)

Have a leisure day and immerse yourself into the emerald water.

Overnight in Phuket.

DAY 21: PHUKET LEISURE DAY (B)

Have a leisure day and immerse yourself into the emerald water.

Overnight in Phuket.

DAY 22: PHUKET DEPARTURE DAY (B)

Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home. Trip Ends.

HOTEL LIST

3-STAR ACCOMMODATION

DestinationAccommodationWebsite
HanoiGolden Lotus Boutique or similarhttp://www.goldenlotushanoihotels.com/
Halong BayFlamingo Cruise or similarhttp://luxuryflamingocruises.vn/
HueCherish Hue or similarhttp://cherishhotel.com/
Hoi AnLe Pavilion Hoi An Boutique Hotel & Spa or similarhttps://lepavillonhoiangroup.com/
Ho Chi Minh cityPrague Hotel or similarhttp://praguehotelvn.com/
Mekong HomeMekong Home or similarhttp://www.mekonghome.com/
Phnom PenhKing Grand Boutique Hotel or similarhttp://www.kinggrandboutiquehotel.com/
Siem ReapHari Residence or similarhttps://www.hariresidence.com/
PhuketKata Palm Resort or similarhttps://www.katapoolside.com/

UPGRADE TO 4 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 441.00 USD/PERSON

4-STAR ACCOMMODATION

DestinationAccommodationWebsite
HanoiTirant Hotel or similarhttp://www.tiranthotel.com/
Halong BayV Spirit Premium Cruise  or similarhttps://www.vspiritpremiercruises.com/
HueEldora Hotel or similarhttp://www.eldorahotel.com/
Hoi AnRosemary Boutique Hotel & Spa or similarhttp://www.hoianrosemary.com/
Ho Chi Minh cityAlagon Zen Hotel or similarhttps://www.alagonhotels.com/
Mekong HomeMekong Home or similarhttp://www.mekonghome.com/
Phnom PenhHarmony Phnom Penh Hotel or similarhttps://harmonyphnompenhhotel.com/
Siem ReapSaem Siemreap Hotel or similarwww.saemsiemreaphotelcom
PhuketBurasari Phuket or similarhttps://phuket.burasari.com/

UPGRADE TO 5 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 1005.00 USD/PERSON

5-STAR ACCOMMODATION

DestinationAccommodationWebsite
HanoiHotel de l’Opera Hanoi – Mgallery or similarhttps://all.accor.com/hotel/
Halong BayEra Cruise or similarhttps://eracruises.com/en/
HueIndochina Palace or similarhttp://www.indochinepalace.com/
Hoi AnLa Siesta Resort and Spa or similarhttps://lasiestaresorts.com/
Ho Chi Minh cityThe Myst Dong Khoi  or similarhttps://www.themystdongkhoihotel.com/
Mekong HomeMekong Home or similarhttp://www.mekonghome.com/
Phnom PenhSokha Phnom Penh hotel or similarwww.sokhahotels.com
Siem ReapSomdevi Boutique  or similarwww.somadeviangkorboutique.com
PhuketKatathani Phuket Beach Resort or similarhttps://www.katathani.com/
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***Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge 552 USD***

INCLUSIVE

√Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services

√Domestic flight from Hanoi to Hue, Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh city, Siem Reap to Phuket, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax, operated by Vietjet Air or Angkor Air or similar

√All transportation mentioned above

√Double/ Twin cabin with breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)

√Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)

√Experienced English speaking guide

√Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

√All sightseeing tickets according to the itinerary

√Tissues and water on coach

√Service charges and government tax

√Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service

√24/7 hotline support guaranteed

√Vietnam Visa letter approval

√No extra charge after services confirmation

EXCLUSIVE

X Beverage, Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities

X Travel insurance

X Public holiday surcharge (if any)

X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec

X Early check-in and Late check-out (If not mentioned)

X Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Vietnam: 25$/person; Cambodia: 30$/ person)

X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00 am – 05:00 am

X Other services not mentioned above

BOOKING PROCESS

Don't be shy to drop us an inquiry email at sales@realisticasia.com and we will get back to you within 24 hours.   

  • Step 1Double-check all single supplement fee (if any) or solo traveler surcharge (if you explore the journey on your own) and choose the date you prefer to go for the trip. 
  • Step 2Click "Book Now" on the date you want to go and fill in the form with your requirements (if any), then to confirm the booking can click on "Pay Now" and make 500 USD deposit to secure your place via the link payment by credit card (Payment fee 3%)
  • Step 3: We will send you a voucher confirmation within 24 -48 hours after receiving the deposit.
  • Step 4Send us your scan copies of passports for the process of making a visa approval letter; All the information will be kept confidentially. Pack your suitcase and be ready for an exciting holiday with us

If you would like to make any adjustments or have any concerns about the tour, click on "Enquiry Now" and let us know your request by filling in the form and we will get back to you within 24 hours. Please note down your phone number in the email or any contact details that you prefer us to reach you, this will enable us to have efficient communication with you. Several email exchange to confirm your final tour program.

PAYMENT AND DEPOSIT

  1. Payment Process
  • Deposit: In order to secure your spot for the tour, an amount of 100% internal-flight tickets and 10% of land service are required to pay (the amount vary based each on tour basis). The amount should be made via bank transfer or our online payment method.

After receiving the deposit of your tour, a voucher confirmation will be sent to you within 24-48 hours.

  • Final Payment: The balance of your tour will be made one month before the travel date. Payment by bank transfer or online payment is accepted. 
  1. Payment Type 
  • Online payment by Credit Card with ONEPAY: We accept Visa card, MasterCard and JCB card since Realistic Asia is a verified member of OnePay System. Your card information will be protected during the transaction by using the security system with OnePay. Your invoice will be created when you confirmed the booking and send you the guideline to deposit your spot. 
  • By Bank Transfers: If you prefer to do the bank transfer, please contact us so we can send you the bank detail information. However, all the bank fee and foreign currency exchange have to be taken care at your end.

CANCELLATION

Realistic Asia must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would apply as follows:

  • 31 days and more before departure: 10% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 15-30 days before departure: 30% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 14 days and less before departure: 100% of the full payment.
  • No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full payment

CONDITION OF INSURANCE

  • Realistic Asia demands that all clients going on our trips hold proper personal medical insurance. If clients do not hold insurances and refuse to sign on before departure, Realistic Asia reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
  • Kindly acknowledge your acceptance of the above terms and conditions by signing and returning to Realistic Asia a copy of the present contract and of the attachment with all itineraries.

OTHERS CONDITIONS

  • Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge
  • Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
  • Any amendment/cancellation made after the confirmed booking is nonrefundable
  • Tour is available at the time of booking
  • Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions
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