Best of Indochina Tour 16 days
The best of Indochina tour in 16 Days features the cuisine, culture and World heritages discovery, a groundbreaking journey featuring superb food and cultural immersion.
This Indochina tour in 16 days focus on 3 capital cities, 4 World Heritages Sites, highlights, culture and cuisine of Indochina, that makes this tour of Indochina so unique and special. You will interact with local people of 3 countries in one destination. You discover sample some of Indochina ‘s finest restaurants, while exploring UNESCO World Heritage sites. This 16-day private trip departs daily basis, can be bespoke to your time constraint or special needs. Tour price includes luxurious accommodations, nearly all meals, regional flights, transfers, visa fees, tips, entrance fees, and a comprehensive pre-departure packet.
To make your Indochina tour an special luxury one and upon request with additional charge, helicopter or balloon tour, restaurant reservations, meetings with artists, cooking instructors and designers, shopping recommendations, spa reservations, tours with special-interest lecturers, and exclusive access to local activities and cultural events. Learn more about Vietnam , Laos and or Cambodia
- Private tour with English/French speaking guide
- Date of Departure is at your discretion
- Starting from Hanoi & end in HCMC or vice versa
- Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
- All private transfer and transportation
- Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
- All in-tour flights as per itinerary
- Experienced English or French speaking guide
- Private boat trip as per tour
- Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
- All sightseeing tickets
- Tissues and water on coach.
- Complimentary Vietnam visa on arrival pre-approved letter
- Services charges and government tax
- Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service.
- No extra charge after services confirmation
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
- International flights & departure taxes (if any)
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- Vietnam visa stamp fee
- Cambodia & Laos visa fee (visa on arrival easy and recommended)
- Others not mentioned above
Day 1: Arrival Hanoi (D )
Warmly welcome on arrival in Noi bai airport. Transfer to our hotel for check in. Free at leisure in town. Evening water puppet performance followed by welcome dinner. Overnight in Hanoi .
Day 2: Hanoi (B/L)
Today we embark on a city Hanoi including Ho Chi Minh complex, Temple of Literature - the first university of Vietnam . In the afternoon visit Ethnology Museum , dedicated to 54 ethnic minority in Vietnam and then drive to Hoan Kiem Lake , Ngoc Son temple, stroll around Hanoi Old Quarter for shopping. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 3: Halong Bay Excursion (B/L)
In the morning you will drive to Halong Bay City, approximately 3 hours away through the Red River Delta. Once at Halong Bay City you are welcome on board for a four-hour cruise on the stunning bay, stopping along the way to visit one of the limestone caves in the area. As you are cruising, the boat crew will serve you a sumptuous local seafood lunch. After 4 hour navigation you sail back to harbor and rejoin car back to your hotel in Hanoi . Overnight in Hanoi .
Day 4: Hanoi free day (B)
Enjoy the free day in Hanoi at your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi – Vientiane (B/L)
Transfer to airport for flight to Vientiane/Laos. Welcome pick up Meet and transfer to hotel. There will be a tour of Vientiane . Although it is a capital city, Vientiane has the feel of a small provincial town. The wide boulevards are almost devoid of traffic and with its many temples, the city retains the feel of another age. Our tour includes visits to the major temples of Vat Sisaket, Vat Phrakeo and the impressive That Luang Stupa, the country's most important monument. We will also see the Arch of Triumph, the National Museum and shop at the Morning market. Overnight in Vientiane .
Day 6: Vientiane (B)
Enjoy the free day to discover the city. Overnight in Vientiane .
Day 7: Vientiane – Luang Prabang (B/L)
In the morning transfer to airport for flight to Vientiane . Pick up & transfer to our hotel. Visit morning market, National museum (the former king's palace), and climb up the Phousi hill for overlooking the city. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 8: Luang Phrabang (B/L)
Visit Wat Xieng Thong, the most beautiful temple, then take the traditional boat trip upstream on the Mekong River to visit the famous caves of Pak-Ou, located at the side of the steep cliff on the bank of the Mekong River housing hundreds of Buddha statues. En route visit a local rice-wine distillery and Ban Phanom weaving village. Continue to visit the Wat Phousy on the top of the hill overlooking the Mekong River . Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 9: Luang Prabang – Siem Reap (B/-/D)
You are free until transfer to airport for your morning flight to Siem Reap.
Upon arrival at airport you are met and continue to visit South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon temple – a unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, Baphoun, the Terrace of Temple, Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King. The tour start with the visiting to the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a 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. After that, visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sun set view form Bakheng hill (if time permit). Buffet Dinner with dance Apsaras show at Koulen II Restaurant.
Overnight in Seam Reap.
Day 10: Siem Reap (B/L/-)
We embark on elephant ride from South Gate of Angkor Thom into jungle of archeological area to the famous Bayon temple – a unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, Baphoun, the Terrace of Temple, Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King. Lunch at Fou Nan Restaurant . We continue to visit the fabulous Ta Prohm embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers, Pre Rup, East Mebon, Krovan, Srah Srang, Banteay Kdei and Ta Keo. Overnight in Seam Reap.
Day 11: Siem Reap – Phnompenh (B)
After breakfast visit Banteay Srei temple nearly everyone's favorite site. The special charm of this temple lies in its compact size, remarkable state of preservation, and the excellence of it decorative carvings, visit Banteay Samre. We board on boat in Tonle Sap Lake . Here, enjoy a brief cruise past floating villages complete with schools, restaurants, hospitals, and visit the school of the "Les Artisans D' Angkor".
Transfer to airport for flight to Phnompenh. Warmly welcome on arrival Phnom Penh Airport . Meet and transfer to hotel. Free at your own time in Phnom Penh Capital of Cambodia .
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 12: Phnompenh (B/L)
Today you will visit the National Museum, the Royal Palace, and the Silver Pagoda, located within the grounds of the Royal Palace. Then, you will continue your visit to the riverfront, to get a view of the confluence of Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers. Next, you will visit Wat Phnom and Yeay Penh's Statue ("Grand other Penh"), located southwest of the hills.
You will then stop for lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon you will continue the tour with a visit to the Victory Monument, the symbol of Cambodian independence, regained from the French in 1953. Then, you will explore the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (aka "S21 Prison") and the Cheung Ek Killing Field. You will surely be ready for a restful overnight stay in Phnom Penh.
Day 13: Phnompenh – HCMC (B/L)
Free at leisure until time of transferring to the airport for flight to HCMC. Pick up and transfer to hotel. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 14: HCMC (B/L)
Full day city tour Saigon including the Post Office, Cathedral Notre Dame, City Hall, reunification Palace, War Remnant Museum and colorful China town with temples, Pagodas and bustling Binh Tay Market. Overnight in HCMC
Day 15: Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)
In the morning you enjoy a half-day private excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Cu Chi Tunnels consist of more than 200km of underground tunnels. This main axis system has many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War. Afternoon free at leisure.
Overnight in HCMC.
Day 16: Departure (B)
There are no activities planned for today. Enjoy your free time until transfer to the airport for your onward flight. Thanks for joining with Luxury Travel !
|Cities||Hotels List||Room Type|
|Ha Noi||Hanoi Imperial||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh||Lavender Boutique||Deluxe|
|Siem Reap||Somadevi Angkor Resort||Superior|
|Phnom Penh||Juliana Hotel||Superior|
|Luang Prabang||Manoluck hotel||Standard|
|Vientiane||City Inn Vientiane Hotel||Deluxe|
|Ha Noi||Sunway Hotel||Superior|
|Ho Chi Minh||Liberty Central Hotel||Deluxe|
|Siem Reap||Apsara Angkor Resort||Deluxe|
|Phnom Penh||Cambodiana Hotel||Superior|
|Luang Prabang||Villa Santi Resort & Spa||Deluxe|
|Vientiane||Green Park Boutique hotel||Deluxe|
|Ha Noi||Hilton Opera Hotel||Hilton Deluxe Room|
|Ha Noi||Pan Pacific Hanoi Hotel||Superior|
|Ha Noi||InterContinental Hanoi Westlake||Deluxe Panoramic View Room|
|Ho Chi Minh||Sofitel Plaza Saigon||Luxury|
|Siem Reap||Sofitel Royal Angkor||Luxury|
|Phnom Penh||Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra Hotel||Superior|
|Luang Prabang||Villa Maly Hotel||Deluxe|
|Vientiane||Green Park Boutique hotel||Deluxe|
|Ha Noi||Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel Hanoi||GRAND LUXURY ROOM (Historical Metropole Wing)|
|Ho Chi Minh||Park Hyatt Saigon Hotel||Park Room|
|Siem Reap||Park Hyatt Siem Reap||Park Room|
|Phnom Penh||Raffles Hotel Le Royal||State room Pool View|
|Luang Prabang||Belmond La Residence Phou Vao Luang Prabang||Moutain View Junior Suite room|
|Vientiane||Settha Palace Hotel||Deluxe|