- Duration: 17 DAYS
- Location: VIETNAM - CAMBODIA - THAILAND
- Places: 15 Seats
- Prix: FROM 2249 USD PER PERSON
The journey takes you through three countries with divergent histories and distinct cultures. Start your tour in Siem Reap as the ancient capital of Khmer and be wowed by the magnificent temples of Angkor Wat. Head to Hanoi and feel the serene tranquility of beautiful colonial at the "Beating heart" of Vietnam. Cruising into the emerald water and see the stunning limestone seascape of scenic Halong Bay. Finishing off at Thailand's largest island You will see a little piece of everything these awesome countries have to offer.
»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-recognised World Heritage Sites.
»Ho Chi Minh City: Discover "The Pearl of the Orient" and vibrant nightlife
»Hoi An: The peaceful essence of the atmosphere of Hoi An welcomes you to come and relax in this lantern town.
»Siem Reap: A getaway to the ancient world.
»Phuket: Relaxing on the beautiful paradise, a blend of resorts lifestyle, exotic Thai culture and hedonistic nightlife
DAY 1: DEPART FROM LOS ANGELES
Fly from North America to Vietnam, crossing the International Date Line.
DAY 2: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL
Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel for check-in. If you arrived early in the afternoon you can mooch through the streets of the city. Historic charm, architectural marvels, and products’ variety are splashed all over this area. After enjoying the first day yourself and return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 3: MEKONG DELTA (B/L)
(start 7.20 am – return around 17.30 )
7:20 am Pick up from the hotel.
Kick start your day with a hearty breakfast and a trip to Mekong Delta follows, depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around the country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.
Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit a honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.
Have lunch at a local restaurant. Break time.
In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoying the cool breeze for those who can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 4: CU CHI TUNNEL (B) GROUP TOUR
Depart for Cu Chi tunnel, the trip will take approximately one and a half hours drive. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by an introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served.
Break time for relaxing or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun.
Return to Saigon. Trip ends.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
DAY 5: HO CHI MINH FLY TO HOI AN (B) – FLIGHT INCLUDED
Breakfast at the hotel. Then, taking the flight to Hoi An. Check in your hotel and free at your leisure time to get your energy back.
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 6: HOI AN CITY TOUR (B/L)
Once known as Faifo, Hoi An was an influential port along the Silk Road. For over 500 years, merchants from China, Japan, France and Portugal settled in the prosperous town resulting in a distinctive blend of culture, cuisine, religions and architecture. In 1999, the town was declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site listed for having the most unique architecture in Southeast Asia. It has been restored and protected by both the UNESCO funding and proud locals.
Begin your tour by foot into the heart of Hoi An, a former trading port that welcomed Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab merchants between the 16th to 18th Centuries. Nowadays, Hoi An is famous for its stunning restored architecture, homemade silk, expert tailors, distinctive yellow walls and delicious noodles and seafood. Its relaxed vibe and pedestrian streets make this town a pleasure to discover by foot.
Along with your stroll, stop off at the city's best cultural landmarks. Start with a wander through the Chua Ong Pagoda, a stunning Chinese-style structure built in 1653 to honour the Chinese general Quan Cong. Then, head onward to the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, famous for the Jinshang Temple dedicated to the goddess of the sea. Since the city's culture was linked closely with the sea - and the safety of merchant sailors that frequented its shores - this temple is one of the most historic and significant in the entire town.
Finally, wander onward to the 200-year old ancestral Tan Ky House and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge. Built by Japanese craftsman and doubling as a temple. Learn about how the bridge was constructed and how it become a major landmark in the city before the guide takes you back to your hotel for overnight stay.
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 7: HOI AN ECO TOUR (B/L)
Would you like to go fishing with the local fisherman? Why don't you have a fun experience with the funny basket boat. You shouldn't have any hesitance because the day will put a broader smile on your face. It is very interesting to fish here on the river with the local fisherman as you catch your fish and we cook for you.
On the Fishermen & the Waterways of a Past War Tour you will enjoy a wide range of experiences – from learning traditional fishing techniques to paddling the strange and unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats while exploring the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war. On this tour, we provide an authentic social and cultural insight into the local Vietnamese way of life. As well you will take part in some hands-on activities that are fun, safe and interesting to people all of ages.
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 8: HOI AN LEISURE (B)
Have a leisure day in Hoi An. You could have a walk through the streets in Old Town and admire the mixture of different architectural styles of local buildings, you could visit a tailor (Hoi An has over 400 tailor shops), who will make clothes, bags, and shoes for you within a day, or just relax at the beach or at your resort.
We recommend visiting an Old Town after the dark when it transforms into a mystical row of lights and lanterns. In fact, Hoi An is a big center for paper lantern manufacturers and merchants. Every shop or establishment will have a few lanterns outside, but the real sight is the lantern market. After a stroll through the market, check out the outdoor traditional theatre. You will have a chance to see Vietnamese folk dancers and musicians perform traditional pieces. The theatre runs from 9pm to 10pm at the square on Nguyen Thai Hoc street. It is completely free and open to the public. Before you come back to your hotel, be sure to light a candle box and set it in the water. Many kids sit along the banks of the channel and offer candles to you – remember to make a wish.
Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 9: HOI AN FLY TO HANOI (B) – FLIGHT INCLUDED
Have breakfast at the hotel, have a free leisure time until the private cab will transfer you to the airport for the next flight to Hanoi. Check in your hotel and free at your leisure time to get your energy back.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 10: HANOI – HA LONG BAY (B/L/D) – SHARING CRUISE, BUS
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 11: HA LONG 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 12: HANOI FLY TO SIEM REAP (B) – FLIGHT INCLUDED
Breakfast at the hotel. Then, taking the flight to Siem Reap. Check in your hotel and free at your leisure time to get your energy back. You also could walk around city and visit Artisan D’Angkor, a handicraft center to watch the wood and stone carving processes. Continue visit to Wat Thmey or Killing Field, where you could see a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 13: SIEM REAP – ANGKOR WAT (B)
After breakfast, you will visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom: Bayob Temple, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanaka, Elephant and Leper King Terrace. Continue visit to Ta Promh, which also called as the jungle temple.
After lunch, you will visit Thommanan, Chaosay Tevoda, Ta Keo: small, attractive temple in very good condition, built at the same time as Angkor Wat. Continue to Angkor Wat – one of the “7th Wonders’of the World”. It is officially 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. Then you will visit Bakheng Hill for a sunset view from the top of the hill. Bakheng is the first major temple constructed in the Angkor area; this temple-mountain offers extraordinary views of the Tonle Sap and Angkor Wat.
After dinner, you could visit famous in Siem reap Night & Pub Street.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 14: SIEM REAP FLY PHUKET (B) – FLIGHT INCLUDED
Have breakfast at the hotel, then have a free leisure time until a private cab will transfer you to the airport for the next flight to Phuket.
Overnight in Phuket.
DAY 15+16: PHUKET LEISURE
Have some relaxing time at Phuket beaches.
Overnight in Phuket.
DAY 17: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE - PHUKET 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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|Tue 18 June 2019||15||2649 USD|
|Tue 25 June 2019||15||2649 USD|
|Tue 2 Jul 2019||15||2649 USD|
|Tue 9Jul 2019||15||2649 USD|
|Tue 16 Jul 2019||15||2449 USD|
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|Wed 31 Jul 2019||15||2449 USD|
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|Tue 22 Oct 2019||15||2449 USD|
|Tue 29 Oct 2019||15||2449 USD|
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|Tue 12 Nov 2019||15||2449 USD|
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|Tue 26 Nov 2019||15||2449 USD|
|Tue 3 Dec 2019||15||2649 USD|
|Tue 10 Dec 2019||15||2649 USD|
√Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
√All transportation mentioned above
√International flights from Los Angeles to Ho Chi Minh and from Phuket to Los Angeles, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax., China Southern or similar. If you are traveling from a different city, please contact us
√International flights from Hanoi to Siem Reap and from Seam Reap to Phuket, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax
√Domestic flights between Ho Chi Minh City to Danang and Danang to Hanoi 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 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)
X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00 am – 05:00 am
X Other services not mentioned above
FLIGHT ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
- All flight tickets for set departure date must be booked 90 days in advance. After 90 days, a surcharge might be applied.
- Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits, stopovers or a substitute airline. Such changes are beyond our control, as availability on flights can vary.
- Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
- Please Note, flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure. If your travel dates are within 30 days of purchase you will be provided with your itinerary within 7 days.
Don't be shy to drop us an inquiry email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you within 24 hours.
- 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.
- Step 2: Click "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 900 USD deposit to secure your place via the link payment by credit card (Payment fee 3%) or by American Express (Payment fee 3.85%)
- 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
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
- 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 S Viet Travel 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.
S Viet Travel 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
- S Viet Travel 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, S Viet Travel reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
- Kindly acknowledge your acceptance of the above terms and conditions by signing and returning to S Viet Travel 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 confirmed booking is nonrefundable
- Tour is available at the time of booking
- Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions