Vietnam and Cambodia

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  • Christine W United States United States
  • Vietnam,Cambodia
  • 12 days
  • R253880

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Number of travelers:
2 Adults , 3 Children
Destinations:

Vietnam

Cambodia

Date of travel:
Dec 21, 2015 (flexible)
Budget:
USD $1200 (Per Person)
Planing stage:
Ready to go
Description:

- 9 nights to 12 nights

HIGHLIGHTS TO INCLUDE:
- Saigon/HCM City: Opera house, Villages/Market at Mekong Delta, City tour and Cu Chi Tunnels
- Hanoi: water puppet show, city tour, Dong Ngac....

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Service level:
Superior
Language:
English
Theme:
Explore & Discover
Activities:
Archeology, City Sites, Culture/History, Heritage
Physical level:
Easy
Accommodation:
Superior Hotel (Around 4*), First Class Hotel (Around 5*)
Meals:
No Preference

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Total package price per 5 pax USD $3425

Quote  byHung N | 4 years ago | Q577647

  • 2 Adults, 3 Children
  • Dec 21, 2015
  • 7 days

Dear Christine W,

Warmest greetings from Insight Asia Travel!

According to your request, I would like to suggest you the itinerary in Vietnam as follows:

Vietnam Exploration 7 Days 6 Nights

HIGHLIGHTS
+ Visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Mausoleum, House-on-Stilts, the Presidential Palace
+ Explore the country's first university at the Temple of Literature
+ Experience traditional street life in Hanoi's old quarter
+ Drive through the rural villages of Red River Delta
+ Be enchanted by the tranquility and beauty of nature of Halong Bay
+ Activities as grottos visit, kayaking and bamboo-boat rowing
+ Enjoy a stay overnight on a traditional deluxe junk on the Halong Bay
+ Take a walking tour of the Citadel
+ Experience the authentic Ho Chi Minh City
+ Explore ancient pagodas and beautiful colonial architecture
+ Experience the incredibly lush beauty of the Mekong Delta
+ Savour tropical fruit on an island
+ Feast on Vietnamese cuisine at a local restaurant
+ Rowing sampan along the canals under the green canopy of water coconuts trees

OUTLINED ITINERARY
Day 1: 21 Dec 15: Welcome to Hanoi
Day 2: 22 Dec 15: Hanoi Full Day City Tour (B/L/-)
Day 3: 23 Dec 15: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B/L/D)
Day 4: 24 Dec 15: Halong – Hanoi – Fly to Saigon (Brunch/-/-)
Day 5: 25 Dec 15: Cu Chi Tunnels & Half Day City Tour (B/-/-)
Day 6: 26 Dec 15: Mekong Delta (B/L/-)
Day 7: 27 Dec 15: Saigon Departure (B/-/-)

DETAILED ITINERARY
Day 1: 21 Dec 15: Welcome to Hanoi
Warmly welcome upon your arrival in Hanoi. Your guide and driver will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel located in the Hanoi downtown. After check in you will have a free time to relax then your guide will see you again a water puppet show – a unique art performance in Vietnam before you are back to hotel for overnight stay in Hanoi.
Overnight stay at Lan Vien Hotel – Deluxe + Extra bed
Day 2: 22 Dec 15: Dong Ngac Village & Hanoi City Tour (B/L/-)
In the morning a full day city tour will take you to Dong Ngac where we will embark on an interesting market tour. From here, we experience the bustling market and local life as the host. With the help of the tour guide, we can buy anything we wish, bargain as truly Vietnamese people. After the market, we enjoy welcome drink at a traditional house where we will join the cooking demonstration and lunch after biking tour around. The biking tour takes us to deeper into the village to visit Dong Ngac Communal House, the oldest house in the village belongs to the Do family ages more than 300 years old & the Nguyen family with the house given by the King.
After lunch at local restaurant, you will have chance to visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex including the Mausoleum, House-on-Stilts, the Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda. After that you will select to visit one of the city Vietnam History Museum, Vietnam Ethnology Museum, Vietnam Military History Museum and the Temple of Literature before having a walk around the Lake of the Restored Sword and visit the Ngoc Son Temple. You will stay overnight in Hanoi.
Overnight stay at Lan Vien Hotel – Deluxe + Extra bed
Day 3: 23 Dec 15: Hanoi – Ha Long Bay (B/L/D)
In the morning you will leave Hanoi for Halong Bay (a World Natural Heritage site) via the Red River Delta. Upon arrival you will have a short break at the Café Lounge. Welcome on board. You will set out on a junk cruise on the bay while seafood lunch is served. After lunch, you will take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay, swimming on a quiet beach or sunbathing on the sundeck. In the late afternoon, you will take a take a bamboo row boat to visit an interesting fishing village with an opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. You also take a kayak to discover a water tunnel with many coral reefs in a scenic lagoon. Back on board to enjoy watching the peaceful sunset, joining a Vietnamese cooking demonstration and later unwind at a restaurant. Tonight you stay overnight onboard.
Overnight stay at Victory Cruise – Family Connecting Cabin
Day 4: 24 Dec 15: Halong – Hanoi – Fly to Saigon (Brunch/-/-)
Early bird will have a chance to join in the Taichi lesson on the sundeck and view the sunrise over the bay with a cup of coffee or tea. After brunch you will take a tender to visit one of the most beautiful limestone grottos – Sung Sot cave. Your junk set sail while cruising back to the dock while you are enjoy a final glimpse of Halong Bay. Then you will drive back to Hanoi for your flight to Saigon.
Unlike most cities you have visited, Saigon is the most dynamic. Everyone seems busy riding, buying, selling, studying, and building. However, the city's core is still adorned with wide elegant boulevards and historic French colonial buildings. Overnight stay in Saigon
Overnight stay at Harmony Hotel – Deluxe + Extra bed
Day 5: 25 Dec 15: Cu Chi Tunnels & Half Day City Tour (B/-/-)
Very famous in the wartime with its smart and complicated system including underground meeting room, kitchen, food, weapon caches, hospital. This underground complex played a major role in the Vietnamese winning the war and is a must-see when you are in Saigon. You are invited to crawl around in the safer parts of the tunnel system or try a shooting range where you can fire a number of assault rifles, such as the M16 rifle or AK-47, as well as a light machine gun like the M60. Lunch (at you own expense) will be at a local restaurant located in a village before you are back to Saigon.
In the afternoon you will have a private tour visiting some of its famous attractions such as the Reunification Palace, the Municipal Theatre, the City Post Office, the Notre-Dame Cathedral and the War Remnants Museum. You can also have a walk through the city's main shopping boulevard with fashionable boutiques and hill tribe crafts, high quality linens and house-wares and end up at the Ben Thanh market, one of the city biggest markets. You stay overnight in Saigon.
Overnight stay at Harmony Hotel – Deluxe + Extra bed
Day 6: 26 Dec 15: Mekong Delta (B/L/-)
Today you will drive out toward the South-Western Vietnam to Mekong Delta or “Nine Dragon River Delta”. Surrounded by thousands of crisscrossed canals, life in the Mekong Delta revolves much around the river, most of villages are often accessible by rivers and canals rather than by road. After two-hour drive you will arrive in My Tho. Upon arrival you will take a sampan motor-boat on the Tien River to the Thoi Son (Unicorn) islet, one of the four famous islets (Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise and Phoenix). From here you follow a village path passing local houses, visiting some family-run coconut candy mill, take a horse-cart from village to village or enjoy a sampan rowing along small canals. Lunch with local dishes will be served right in the garden restaurant. You also have a chance to experience “Southern Vietnamese folk music ", a common art activity in the Mekong Delta performed by local people. Rejoin your car back to Ho Chi Minh City for stay overnight.
Overnight stay at Harmony Hotel – Deluxe + Extra bed
Day 7: 27 Dec 15: Saigon Departure (B/-/-)
Today is the last day of your Vietnam trip. Enjoy your free time at your hotel or you can do your last minute souvenir shopping before transfer to HCMC airport for your flight home or your short flight to Siem Reap.

Conditions:
• Program could be subject to change due to local conditions
• Non-Refundable for unused services; splitting of Package is not allowed
• Normal check-in time at hotel is 14:00hrs & check-out time at hotel is 12:00hrs noon
• Hotel room type subject to availability at the time of booking
• Compulsory dinner & surcharge for accommodation may applied for special occasions such as Christmas, New Year, Lunar New Year and Public Holidays

Price in USD per person, twin shared basis: US$ 685 per person

WHAT’S INCLUDED
+ Private pick-up & drop off
+ Private transportation
+ Private sightseeing tours
+ All in-tour boat trips
+ Experienced Private English speaking guide
+ All in-tour flight tickets
+ Hotel Accommodation shared in double room with daily breakfast
+ Vietnamese cuisine set-menu as stated in the program (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
+ Water and tissues on coach
+ All entrance fees
+ No hidden cost
+ 24/7 hotline support
+ Worry-free and hassle-free
+ Guarantee 100% money back if not satisfied

WHAT’S EXCLUDED
+ International flights & tax
+ Travel insurance
+ Beverages
+ Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
+ Peak season or public holidays surcharge if any
+ Compulsory Gala dinner on Christmas or New Year if any
+ Vietnam visa stamp fee
+ Other services not mentioned above

The price above is not inclusive of Compulsory dinner & surcharge for accommodation applied for Christmas and New Year. Would you please to advise us your childen's age so that I can offer you better itinerary and price? Then I will resend you Vietnam and Cambodia tour package based on your desirable tour description and highlights.

I'm looking forward to hearing from you soon.

Have a good day!

With best regards,
Susan Ta/Travel Consultant

Total package price per 5 pax   USD $3425

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Message  byAndre R | 4 years ago

Dear Christine,

Thank you very much for your request. We are a tour operator specialized in Cambodia. We know all the places, roads and sightseeings in Cambodia. Because there is so much to see and to do in Cambodia, we focus only on this country. Let me know if we can help you with your tour in Cambodia, what we want to see, how long you want to stay in cambodia, what kind of activities you like. AFter we get the feedback I can make you a tailor made program for you.
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact me.

Kind regarrds,
Andre
Cambodian Travel Partner