Hanoi - Halong - Can Tho - Chau Doc - PhnomPenh - SiemReap (9Days/ 8Nights)

Hanoi - Halong - Can Tho - Chau Doc - PhnomPenh - SiemReap (9Days/ 8Nights) da Vietbird Travel

Da: Vietbird Travel  16/09/2010

 26 April  :   Arrival Hanoi -  Good morning Vietnam (-)VN  544 N  25APR FRAHAN HK6  1440  #0635
Welcome to Vietnam, Discover  Hanoi history and culture & people and get some more shocks of the culture. This tour draws to: the Ho Chi Minh complex including Mausoleum ,stilt house , Temple of literature, Museum  of Ethnology, Tran Quoc Pagoda and west lake , Ngoc son Temple  . Lunch by your self .then back to the Old Quarter for some more exploration. and Water puppet show  5.00 pm .Overnight in Hanoi.

27 April  :   Hanoi - Halong – Hanoi (B)
After Breakfast. Transfer to Ha Long in the morning Lunch with seafood on boat . Four hours boat cruise on the magnificent Ha Long Bay - a World Natural Heritage Site - to enjoy swimming and exploring limestone grottoes. and transfer back to Ha Noi with short stop at a ceramic workshop in Dong Trieu.Dinner at your own.  Overnight in Ha Noi  

28 April  :   Ha Noi - Saigon. (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for domestic flight to Sai Gon in the morning. Welcome at the airport on arrival in Saigon and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Sightseeing around the city including History Museum, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda, Ben Thanh market. Photo stops at famous tourist sites such as City Hall, Grand Theatre, Notre Dame Cathedral and Center Post Office. Lunch & Dinner at your own. Overnight in Saigon

29 April : Ho Chi Minh – Vinh long - Can Tho (B)
Have breakfast  at the hotel. Leave Saigon for Vinh Long. Visit farming activities and the riverine life of the Mekong Delta can be seen en route. Lunch at your own. Take a boat ride to the Cai Be floating market and then to Binh Hoa Phuoc Islet to discover the secrets of bonsai & orchard gardening. Onwards to Can Tho (40km). Dinner at your own. O/N in Can Tho.

30 April : Can Tho – Chau Doc (B)
Enjoy an early morning boat ride on the Mekong River to the bustling Cai Rang & Phong Dien floating markets thronged with buyers and sellers moving around in boats laden with farm products. Taste seasonal fruit at a verdant orchard. Lunch at your own. Onwards to Chau Doc with a stop-over at Bang Lang Stork Sanctuary to view thousands of storks returning home at sunset. In the evening, take a pedicab ride to Lady Temple, full of exciting legends. Dinner at your own. O/N in Chau Doc

01 May:   Chau Doc – Phnom Penh (B, )
Leave Chau Doc to Phnom Penh in the morning by speed boat. Visa issued at the border. On arrival in Phnom Penh. Your excellence tour guide is waiting for pick up. Cold towel and pure drink water are available during the transfer. After your freshmen at a nice room. After that enjoy a tour to experience just a glimpse of Phnom Penh – the city retains its traditional Khmer and colonial charm. French villas along tree- lined boulevards remind the visitor that the city was once considered the gem of Southeast Asia. Nowadays Phnom Penh city has self develop and change political have a triggered an economic boom of sorts, with new hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclub springing up around the city. Firstly, visit Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda was build by King Norodom in 1866 inside its gleaming yellow walls are most conspicuous feature and impressive colorful Khmer style halls for the Royal Family, then visit silver pagoda, located in the compound of the Royal Palace. Inside it floor is constructed of 5000 silver tiles. In the center of the pagoda there is a magnificent 17th century emerald Buddha status made of baccarat crystal and its walls enclosing are covered with frescoes depicting episodes from the Khmer version of the Ramayana. It’s well worth popping in for browse then. Continue your visiting Visit Toul Sleng Genocide Museum (S-21) a memorial and a testament to the madness of the Khmer Rouge regime, Toul Sleng Kept extensive records, leaving thousand of Photos of their victims..Lunch & Dinner at your own. Overnight in Phnompenh
 
02 May : Phnom Penh – Siem Reap ( by flight ) ( B- ) 
After breakfast, Then transfer to air port for flight to Siem Reap, Welcome by your local tour guide then start to visit City tours and visit "Les Artisans D' Angkor" check in the hotel. Afternoon transfer by A/C vehicle to visit the visit Roluos Group include with Lolei, Preah Kô, Bakong, that is an island temple consisting of four brick towers on a double late rite platform. Located in the center of the first large scale baray constructed by a khmer King. Lunch & dinner at your own. Overnight in Siem Riep  

03 May : Siem Reap – Angkor ( B )    
After have nice breakfast at the hotel, Visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom, the famous Bayon Temple – built by Jayavarman VII at the end of the 12th, in the exact center of the city of Angkor Thom, Baphuon , Phimean Akas, Elephants and Leper King Terraces.Afternoon to discover Angkor Wat that is visually, architecturally and artistically breathtaking it is a massive three tiered pyramid crowned by five beehive-like tower rising 65 meter from ground level. Have a moat and exterior wall measuring 1300 x 1500 meters surround Angkor Wat. The temple itself is 1km square and consists of their levels surmounted by a central towel. The walls of the temple are covered inside and out with bas-reliefs and carving. Nearly 2000 distinctively rendered Apsara carving adorn the walls and sunset form the top of Ankor Wat. Then re-take to Phnom Bakheng view sunset. Lunch & dinner at your own. Overnight in Siem Riep  

04 May: Siem Reap – Angkor ( B)    
After breakfast at hotel continuing to visit small Circuit: Thommanun with some very nice walled-doors and stylized devata, Chau Say Tevoda, Takeo one of the first to be build out of sandstone, Ta Prohm invaded by the roots of giant baniyan,  Banteay Kdei (Citadel of the Cells) used to be a religious monastery, Prasat Kravan  with a unique bas-reliefs of bricks and Sras Srang used for ceremonies and royal baths.After noon transfer to Visit the Tonle Sap lake by make the excursion by boat to visit the Tonle Sap lake: visit fishing villages to discover the standard of living of the people on the water and mangrove forest. Transfer to Air port for flight back to HAN. VN  844 W  04MAY REPHAN HK6  1945   2140

Tour Price includes
Ø      Russian speaking guides
 Ø      All accommodation twin share & daily buffet breakfast
Ø      All meals as indicated on itinerary. (B : Breakfast ; L : Lunch ; D : Dinner)
Ø      All private transfers & transport
Ø      All entrance fees & permits during guided time
Ø      Boat cruise on Ha Long Bay , Mekong Delta, Tonle Sap Lake
Ø      VAT (Value Added Tax)
Ø      Hang Chau Express boat ( Chau Doc -  Phnom Penh) 
Tour Price excludes 
Ø      International airfares & airport taxes.
Ø      Visa & visa arrangements
Ø      Travel insurance
Ø      Meals not indicated on itinerary
 Ø      Other personal expenses
Ø      Tips