Hanoi - Halong - Sapa - Hue - Hoian - Saigon - SiemReap - Phnom Penh (18Days/ 17nights)

Hanoi - Halong - Sapa - Hue - Hoian - Saigon - SiemReap - Phnom Penh (18Days/ 17nights) da Vietbird Travel

Da: Vietbird Travel  16/09/2010

 Day 1: HA NOI – ARRIVAL
Tour guide will meet you on arrival at Noi Bai Airport and transfer to your hotel.Then pick you up to visit Museum of Ethnology – the most beautiful and biggest one in Hanoi, Temple of Literature, built in the 11th century as Vietnam's first university, Tran Quoc Pagoda,Hoan Kiem lake, NgocSon temple and walking on 36 old streets.Have dinner at local restaurant.Especially you will have a golden chance to see Water puppet performances in the evening. Overnight in Hanoi

Day 2: HA NOI – HA LONG – CAT BA ( B, L, D)
Have breakfast . Guide and car will pick you up from the Hotel and then driving 3 hours to Halong Habour . After checking in Carbin on Boat, you will enjoy seafood lunch on Board .Afternoon the Guide takes you to see Amazing Cave - known as the most beautiful and the biggest cave in Ha Long bay with the individual shapes created by splendid stalactites and stalagmites . Then keep sailing to TITOP island – a National Hero from SoViet Union Named by President Ho chi Minh in 1962 and stop for swimming and kayaking in the clean and natural sand Beach or walking around the island for sightseeing. Have dinner on Boat .overnight On Boat ( Carbins on Boat have Hot Water, private Bathroom, Air conditioner , twin or double bed ... )

Day 3: CAT BA- NATIONAL PARK ( B, L, D)
After breakfast . Guide will take you to Cat Ba National Park – seeing about 32 types of mammals and about 2000 species of flora and many kinds of bird . Take short trekking through the forest and climb up the Ngu Lam Mountain where you can see the whole landscapes of Cat Ba island and beaches, especially all the photographs you can take are thepriceless presents to your familly and your friends . After that the guide takes you back to some beautiful beaches for swimming . and then it is time for you to go around the Cat Ba town for sightseeing , shopping. In the everning , you are free ( you can enjoy bar , dancing club or Karaoke ...).Overnight at Hotel

Day 4: CAT BA ISLAND – HA LONG – HA NOI – LAO CAI ( B, L, D)
Having breskfast at 7.30 . Leave Cat BA island for Ha Long City . You will visit Va Gia floating village with a kindergarten school which is supported by the Friench enrounte, Fighting Cock islet, Incence Burner islet ….. . Arrive Ha Long Habour around 11.30 and then having lunch . Bus will take you back to Hanoi. Overnight on train to Lao cai

Day 5: SAPA – CAT CAT - Y LINH HO – LAO CHAI – TA VAN ( B,L,D )
Breakfast at local restaurant. You first sneak through the market and leave the busy town behind. After a couple of minutes, you will follow a road going downhill to Cat Cat village. You will stop by a waterfall and a hydroelectric station for a while before you trek on a dirt trail through rice paddy terraces. You will also enjoy spectacular scenery while walking along a narrow river. You eventually arrive in Y Linh Ho village of Black Hmong minority, where you can take a rest while you are served lunch nearby the river.After lunch, you head Muong Hoa valley. You will pass through Lao Chai village of Black Hmong minority and then Tavan village of Giay minority by following a very popular trekking route. Overnight at home stay

Day 6: TAVAN – GIANG TA CHAI – SU PAN (B,L,D)
After breakfast, you leave for Giang Ta Chai village of Red Dao minority. You will trek through bamboo forest, which belongs to Hoang Lien National Park. On the way you will pass by a waterfall where you will have time to take a rest and enjoy the surroundings. You will find a nice place to enjoy lunch.After lunch, you continue toward Su Pan, a small village located by the road. Here you start your journey back to Sapa by car. And take train back to Ha noi. Overnight on train

Day 7: HA NOI - WALKING TOUR (B,)
Have breakfast. Pick up at railway station in the morning and transfer to the hotel. Lunch at your own. Free in Hanoi centre ,stroll in the trishaw in the colonial districts.. Overnight at Ha Noi

Day 8:HA NOI – DA NANG - HOI AN (B,L)
Have breakfast .Transfer to Noi Bai airport for domestic flight to Da Nang in the morning Arrival at Danang. you will be greeted by our guide who will begin by escorting you on a tour of Danang City, including the Cham Museum, Marble Mountain before leaving for Hoi An check into hotel, followed by some free time to explore. Overnight in Hoi An

Day 9: HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN (B.L. D)
Have breakfast .Today. You’ll have a guided visit to the Ancient Town of Hoi An witt Japanese covered brigde, Quan Cong temple and Tan Ky House. Lunch at local restaurant. Following the tour there is free time to discover Hoi An. Free yourself for discovering Hoi An town. Have dinner and your overnight stay will be in Hoi An.Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 10: HOI AN – HUE (B.L. D)
After Breakfast .Transfer to Da Nang (the views from top of Hai Van Pass are excellent – you’ll be able to see Lang Co beach, then continuing on our way to Hue. Sightseeing tours in hue . you will visit the Imperial citadel and the Dong Ba market. Lunch & dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Hue

Day 11: HUE CITY TOUR (B,L)
After Breakfast . Boat ride on Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda and Tu Duc Tomb.Lunch at local restaurant. You will have time to take a rest and enjoy the surroundings in Hue city. Overnight at hotel in Hue

Day 12: HUE – HO CHI MINH (B,L)
Have breakfast . Transfer to Phu Bai airport for domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh. Arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport. Transfer to the hotel. City tour to see the centre of city: , Notre Dame Cathedral, History Museum, Vinh Nghiem Pagoda. Grand Theatre, Center Post Office . and enjoy the Saigon business life. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 13: HO CHI MINH – MY THO (B, L, D)
Have Breakfast. Coach trip to My Tho and take a boat trip to the island. Visit fruit gardens and enjoy tropical fruits. Lunch at restaurant. Back to Ho Chi Minh City. Free time for shopping in Ho Chi Minh city. Dinner at local restaurant . Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 14: DEPARTURE ( B)
Breakfast .Free time for discovering to handicraft and Lacquerware workshops in Ho Chi Minh. Transfer to the airport flying to Phnompenh

DAY 15: PHNOM PENH ARRIVAL – CITY TOURS (L,D)
Meet you at the airport or boat port then transfer to have lunch at local restaurant. Hotel check in then visit Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum and Central Market. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 16: PHNOM PENH – SIEM REAP (B,L,D)
AM: After breakfast, send you to airport or boat port going to Siem Reap City.Siem Reap Town is small gateway to ruins of Angkor, it is 250 northwest of Phnom Penh and 15 km north of Tonle Sap.Arrival in the city of World Heritage, Angkor Wat! Our car and guide will pick you up at the airport or boat port, then transfer to hotel for check in.PM: Free leisure. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 17: ANGKOR HISTORY PARK (B,L,D)
AM: After breakfast at the hotel, visit the famous old palace, Angkor Thom within Angkor Thom are Bayon – Baphoun,, Terrace of Elephant, Phemean Akas, Terrace of Leper king. Afterwards visit Taprom Temple. Back to Siem Reap town and have lunch at local restaurant.PM: Visit the amazing Angkor Wat . Watch sunset from the top of Bakheng hill.Dinner at local restaurant with buffet and traditional Apsara Show. O/N in Siem Reap

DAY 18: GREAT LAKE – SEPARTURE (B,L)
AM: Visit the Great Lake (Tonle Sap Lake) in Indochina with a 100km, in 1-2 hours cruise you will experience visiting the Fishing Villa where fisherman are living on the water, you will see how different their lives with other Fishing Villa around the world. Back to Siem Reap Town, visit Chantier Ecole-Artisan d’angkor, the place is in the Ministry of Education that was constructed in 1992, this place renowned woodworking, stone carving and polychrome training center and workshops. Free tour of different classes and workshops offer a glimpse into the unique skills training program, teaching young artists about the techniques and styles of classic Cambodian Artistry. Lunch at local restaurant.PM: Visit Old Market for shopping then transfer to the airport for flight off.
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