Vietnam Discovery & the Spirit of Cambodia Small Group Tour

Vietnam

Vietnam Discovery & the Spirit of Cambodia Small Group Tour

This two-country tour gives travellers an insight into the colourful and somewhat turbulent past of Vietnam, and the magnificence of Cambodia’s Temples. Visit the infamous Hanoi Hilton, cruise the stunning Halong Bay and Perfume River to see awe inspiring Pagodas and Temples. Learn about Hoi Nan’s history, explore the Cu Chi tunnels and the heart of Saigon before a journey up the Mekong River. Then fly to Cambodia to visit the incomparable Angkor Wat.

13 days from £2,595.00 per person
Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hue - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap

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Day 1: Arrival in Ha Noi

Friday 7 August

Morning arrival then met and transferred to Silk Path Boutique Ha Noi for two nights.

Accommodation: Silk Path Boutique – Ha Noi

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour

Saturday 8 August

Morning guided tour of the Ho Chi Minh Quarter - Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh’s house and One Pillar Pagoda. Visit the Temple of Literature and infamous ‘Hanoi Hilton’ prison. B, L

Day 3: To Ha Long with Boat Cruise

Sunday 9 August

Early start to Halong City to board the Bhaya Classic Cruise boat. Considered Vietnam’s greatest natural wonder, Halong Bay boasts over 3,000 islands rising dramatically out of the turquoise sea. Overnight onboard the Bhaya Classic Cruise. B, L, D

Day 4: To Hue via Ha Noi

Monday 10 August

Midday disembarkation in Halong and then drive back to Ha Noi airport for flight to Hue. Two nights stay at Moonlight Hue. B

Accommodation: Moonlight Hue

Day 5: Perfume River Cruise, Tombs & Citadel

Tuesday 11 August

Morning leisurely boat ride down the Perfume River, stopping at the iconic Thien Mu Pagod. Continue to the Imperial Tomb of Minh Mang complex of courtyards, pavilions and Temples. B, L

Day 6: To Hoi An and walking

Wednesday 12 August

Morning transfer to Hoi An via Hai Van Pass (Hai Van Tunnel). Afternoon walking tour of Hoi An visiting the Japanese covered bridge, Sa Huynh Museum, Tran Family Chapel and a lantern making workshop. Two nights at Hoi An - The Beach - Little Boutique Hotels & Spas. B

Accommodation: The Beach – Little Boutique Hotels & Spas

Day 7: Hoi An

Thursday 13 August

Day at leisure. B

Day 8: To Ho Chi Minh (Saigon)

Friday 14 August

Transfer to Da Nang airport for flight to Saigon. Rest of the day at leisure. Three nights stay at Paragon Hotel Saigon. B

Accommodation: Paragon Hotel – Saigon

Day 9: Excursion to Cu Chi tunnels and Saigon City tour

Saturday 15 August

After breakfast drive to the fascinating Cu Chi military tunnel networks. Afternoon city tour including Dong Khoi Street, past the Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh Square, Municipal Theatre and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Tour the Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum. Explore Binh Tay market and visit the ornate Thien Hau Temple. B, L

Day 10: Mekong Delta: Cai Be floating market

Sunday 16 August

Early morning leave Saigon by road and drive to the Mekong Delta for an excursion on a traditional wooden boat. Tour the colourful floating market of Cai Be, then visit a historic Mandarin house dating from the 19thC. Return by car late afternoon to Ho Chi Minh City. B, L

Day 11: To Siem Reap

Monday 17 August

Morning transfer to airport for flight to Siem Reap. Afternoon visit Angkor Wat, the largest temple in the world, with a volume of stone equaling that of the Cheops pyramid in Egypt. Two nights at Tara Angkor. B

Accommodation: Tara Angkor – Siem Reap

Day 12: Siem Reap: Ta Prohm and Angkor Thom

Tuesday 18 August

Begin the exploration of the magnificent Temples of Angkor with a tour of the enigmatic Ta Prohm at dawn. After lunch visit the ancient city of Angkor Thom. B

Day 13: Depart Siem Reap

Wednesday 19 August

Day at leisure. Evening transfer to airport for London flight via Ha Noi on Vietnam Airlines.

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Dates & Prices

Dates Price per person (Double/Twin share) Single room supplement
07-19 Aug 2020 £2,895.00 £995.00
11-23 Sep 2020 £2,595.00 £795.00
09-21 Oct 2020 £2,650.00 £899.00
06-18 Nov 2020 £2,650.00 £899.00
15-27 Jan 2021 £2,650.00 £899.00
12-24 Feb 2021 £2,650.00 £899.00
12-24 Mar 2021 £2,650.00 £899.00
02-14 Apr 2021 £2,595.00 £795.00

What our clients say

It was a pleasant surprise to receive the emails about your loyalty program. To receive rewards for enjoying a well organised holiday is certainly a good way to do it.

The surprise got better yesterday to arrive home and find the case of wine awaiting us (more about that later) and again this morning to receive a voucher from Patisserie Valerie.

Noting the wines came…

Frank and Irene Pearson