- Duration: 15 DAYS
- Location: VIETNAM - CAMBODIA - LAOS - THAILAND
- Places: 15 Seats
- Prix: 2036 USD PER PERSON
Feel the heat and culture's spirit of South East Asia within 16 days. This tour package is jam-packed with activities and destinations. From Thailand's charismatic beauty is ready for you to experience. To the captivating nation of Cambodia with the magnificent Angkor Wat. From the laid-back Luang Prabang where the time stops to the breathtaking natural wonders in Vietnam. You will not only be amazed by the sights but also interact with the local people in the Asian countryside which become the memorable experience of your lifetime.
»Hanoi: Discover the city in the wooded boulevards and see the the conquered Chinese architecture , the graceful French villas.
»Halong Bay: Deep into the emerald water and stay closet to the limestone islets by kayaking, swimming in one of the World Nature.
»Hoa Lu - Tam Coc: Explore the ancient capital of Vietnam, encounter the new surprises by the stalactites and stalagmites, have a rowboat along the peaceful Tam Coc stream with green filed along 2 sides.
»Siem Reap: Visit the most magnificent sites - home to Angkor Archaeological Park
»Luang Prabang: Awake your endless imagination and the word-class comfort, live a slow peace of Laos life.
»Chiang Mai: A land of misty mountains and colorful hill tribes.
»Bangkok: Marvel at the gleaming temples and be amazed by Bangkok street food!
DAY 01: HANOI ARRIVAL
Xin Chao, welcome to Vietnam, you will meet and greet our driver at the airport who will take you to your accommodation in Hanoi. Check-in at the hotel and enjoy a relaxing time.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 02: HANOI - BA VI ECO TOUR (B, L)
Have breakfast at the hotel then you will be picked up by an experienced English-speaking guide and travel to Ba Vi, 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 mingle 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 unshell 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. 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.
Later, enjoy a transfer from Ba Vi back to your accommodation.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 03: HOA LU -TAM COC TOUR - GROUP TOUR (B, L)
After breakfast at the hotel, an English–speaking guide will meet you at the hotel at between 8 am and 8.30 am. You will be transferred by a professional driver from Hanoi to Hoa Lu, which is located 80km to the South of Hanoi. This is the ancient capital of Vietnam in the 10th century and your guide will tell you all about the history of Le and Dinh Dynasties, who ruled this antique citadel.
Enjoy a Vietnamese traditional lunch before boarding into a private sampan to visit Tam Coc, well-known as “Halong Bay inland” and 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. You will then continue with a cycling tour through the stunning scenery of rice fields, karst formations, river and tranquil village (around 5km).
In the evening, return to Hanoi and enjoy a lovely night on your own.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 04: HANOI – HALONG 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 05: HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/L) – SHARING CRUISE
Rise early for a Tai Chi lesson 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 06: HANOI TRAVEL TO SIEM REAP (B) - FLIGHT INCLUDED
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and have a relaxing time before your driver transfers you to the airport. Take a flight from Hanoi to Siem Reap.
Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 07: SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT TOUR (B)
Have breakfast at the hotel and then our guide will take you to visit The South Gate of Angkor Thom: Bayon Temple, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanaka, Elephant and Leper King Terrace. Continue visit to Ta Prohm (the jungle temple).
Having lunch at a local restaurant then visit Thommanan, Chaosay Tevoda, Ta Keo: small, attractive temple in very good condition, built all the same time as Angkor Wat. Continue to Angkor Wat: The “7th Wonders’ of the World”. World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. Continue visit to Bakheng Hill: Sunset viewing on the top of the hill. Bakheng is the first major temple to be constructed in the Angkor area; this temple-mountain offers extraordinary views of the Tonle Sap and Angkor Wat.
Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 08: SIEM REAP – TONLE SAP LAKE - TRAVEL TO LUANG PRABANG (B) - FLIGHT INCLUDED
Breakfast at the hotel. Visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap. We take a boat trip in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. We spend the rest of the time visiting the "Chantiers Ecoles - Les Artisans d'Angkor" which provides training to young Cambodians to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting. and transfer to the airport for flight departure to Luang Prabang.
Upon arrival, our driver and guide will meet you at the airport and transfer to your hotel.
Overnight in Luang Prabang
DAY 09: LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU CAVES (B)
Today, we enjoy a short guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temples of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. We then embark on a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside as well as exploring the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by devoted pilgrims. Along the way, we will stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where the local rice wine is produced. On return, we take a short drive to another small village Ban Phanom, which famous for its hand weaving.
Overnight in Luang Prabang
DAY 10: LUANG PRABANG TRAVEL TO CHIANG MAI (B) - FLIGHT INCLUDED
Today we visit the National Museum (closed Tuesdays) at the former Royal Palace. It displays a collection of artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through to the last sovereign. Then transfer to the airport for your flight to Chiang Mai.
Warmly welcome on arrival in Chiang Mai International Airport, meet & greet service by our guide. Transfer to your accommodation for check-in.
Overnight in Chiang Mai
DAY 11: CHIANG MAI LEISURE DAY (B)
Have a leisure day in Chiang Mai or take an optional tour.
HALF DAY ELEPHANT SANCTUARY WITH LUNCH
Morning visit : 06:30-12:30
07:00 Drive approximately 1.5 hours South of Chiang Mai through rolling hills, forest, and local farming areas.
08:30 Arrive at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Walk through and learn about the elephants, change into traditional Karen clothing and make medicine for the elephants.
09:00 Meet the elephants. Feed, give medicine, interact, and play with the elephants in a natural environment as you learn about their behavior and history. Take photos with the elephants.
09:45 Mud Spa with the elephants 10:30 Walk with the elephants to a river and bathe them.
11:30 Eat a traditional meal and then say goodbye to the elephants.
12:00 Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and drive approximately 1.5 hours to Chiang Mai.
***PRICE 165 USD per person (MIN 2 PAX)***
Overnight in Chiang Mai
DAY 12: CHIANG MAI LEISURE DAY (B)
Have a free day to explore Chiang Mai at your own pace.
Overnight in Chiang Mai
DAY 13: CHIANG MAI TRAVEL TO BANGKOK (B) - FLIGHT INCLUDED
Have breakfast at the hotel and relaxing time before our driver come and transfer you to the airport for your flight to Bangkok.
Overnight in Bangkok
DAY 14: BANGKOK - GRAND PALACE AND TEMPLES CITY TOUR - H/D TOUR (B)
Have breakfast at the hotel and get ready for pick up. We will take you through the hustle and bustle Bangkok to visit Wat Traimit a visually stunning temple at China Town, see one of the largest solid gold Buddha (5.5 tones of the precious metal). Continue to visit Wat Po the home of the famous 45 meters reclining Buddha as well as being the original school of traditional Thai massage. Visit The Royal Grand Palace, the nations s landmark and the most revered royal monuments. You will see the Palace that was used for different occasions as The Coronation Hall, Funeral Hall, and Royal Guest House and the mysterious famous Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand.
In the afternoon, you will have free time to explore the city at your own pace.
Overnight in Bangkok
DAY 15: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE - BANGKOK DEPARTURE (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.
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√Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
√All transportation mentioned above
√Inter-nal flights from Hanoi to Siem Reap, Siem Reap to Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax
√Domestic flights between Chiang Mai and Bangkok, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax
√Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily 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
X International flights and departure taxes
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, Laos: $35/person)
X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00 am – 05:00 am
X Other services not mentioned above
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- Step 1: Double-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.
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- Step 3: We will send you a voucher confirmation within 24 -48 hours after receiving the deposit.
- Step 4: Send 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
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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.
2. Payment Type
- Online payment by Credit Card with ONEPAY: We accept American Express, 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.
Kindly note: Payments by credit cards or American Express we apply a service fee of 3,85%. If you need more details and further information or have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
- 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.
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.
- 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