Tours in Vietnam Central Highland

Tour in Vietnam and Cambodia (22D-21N)

Real Vietnam & Cambodia Duration: 21 days/20 nights

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Trip Style: History & Culture – Service Level: Deluxe – Physical Grading: Easy + Sport

Highlights

Have different experiences of accommodation (Traditional Long House-on-stilts, Bungalow & Resort, Hotel from 3 to 4 stars). Meet different local people, interact & share with  different minority ethnic groups. All road travel is in comfortable car or van. Your journey is escorted by a local English-speaking tour guide & a driver in each location.

Description

 

From the spectacular rice terraces in the North to chaotic of Saigon's streets, travel the length of Vietnam and savor its natural, cultural and historical delights. Meet different hill tribes people in Quangnam & Buonmathuot, sail amongst thousands of Karsts limestone islands and islets of Halong Bay, visit ancient Hue, chill out in the ancient town of Hoian, marvel at the splendor of Angkor Watt & discover real Cambodia,…etc. Allow your expert Tour Guide lead you off the beaten track and discover the cultural treasures as well as the heritages of Indochina. This Real Vietnam & Cambodia trip offers great values as it introduces to all the main sights in the country, providing plenty of flexibility so you can experience the insight cultures and heritages of these 02 different countries with interest: Vietnam & Cambodia.

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Trip overview

Real Vietnam & Cambodia                           

Tour Code: DVT10

Duration: 21 days/20 nights

Destination: Phnompenh – Siem Reap – Angkor Watt – Chau Doc – Can Tho – Cu Chi Tunnels – HCM.C – Buon Ma Thuot – Lak Lake – Waterfalls – Ban Don (Elephant) – Danang – Hoi An – Hue – Hanoi – Lao Cai – Bac Ha – Natha – Hanoi.

Commence: Phnompenh 

Conclude: Hanoi

 

Itinerary 

DAY 01: Flight .....Arrival at PhnomPenh+ Visits (-/-/D)

Welcome to Phnompenh, pick-up and transfer to the hotel for check in. Relax......Then visit the Royal Palace which was built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda. Located within the grounds of the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. The treasures found inside include a solid gold Buddha encrusted and weighing 90kilograms and a small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha. We also visit Wat Phnom Temple, Phnom Penh's namesake, from where you can enjoy views over the tree-lined avenues of Phnom Penh during sunset. Spend the night in Phnom Penh.

Accommodation: ~ Cardamom hotel (deluxe room) – 3***   or similar

http://www.cardamomhotel.com/

DAY 02:  Phnompenh – SiemReap = by private car with tour guide (B/-/-)

After breakfast at the hotel, continue our visit the Toul Sleng Prison Museum and the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek-both grim reminders of Cambodia's bloody past under Pol Pot. It is almost inconceivable to confront the nature of true evil here in this gentle land, but the Buddhist memorial at Choeung Ek, commemorates the 1.7 million victims of the 1975-79 Pol Pot regime. This excursion may prove distressing for some. It is, however, an important piece of this country’s historical and cultural puzzle. Then we discover Phnom Penh’s Psar Toul Tom Pong, known as the Russian Market, a great place to hunt for souvenirs, curios, and silks. Then transfer to Siem Reap by private car with tour guide. arrival in Siem Reap, and transfer to the hotel for check in, free at your leisure time. Spend the night in Siem Reap.

Accommodation: ~ Casa Angkor hotel (standard room) – 3***  or similar

http://casaangkorhotel.com/

DAY 03: ANGKOR WATT (B/-/-)

Breakfast at hotel, start your sight-seeings tour of Angkor area. We spend a full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple and the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man's creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature. Spend the night in Siem Reap.

Accommodation: ~ Casa Angkor hotel (standard room) – 3***    or similar

http://casaangkorhotel.com/

DAY 04: ANGKOR WATT (B/-/-)

Breakfast at hotel, Heading out of town and make our way by travelling on a newly paved road to the intricately carved and well preserved temple of Banteay Srei. Along the way we make stopover at the Preah Dark village and we follow these with a visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive relief’s depicting scenes of Vishunu as well as Krishna legends. Afternoon we visit the the Roluos Group.The monuments of Roluos, which served as the capital of Indravarman I (reigned 877-89).  Spend the night in Siem Reap.

Accommodation: ~ Casa Angkor hotel (standard room) – 3***  or similar

http://casaangkorhotel.com/

DAY 05: SiemReap – Phnompenh by private car with tour guide (B/-/-)

Breakfast at hotel. Visit Chong Khneas Floating Village, located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap. We take a boat trip in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. We spend the rest of time visiting the "Chantiers Ecoles - Les Artisans d'Angkor" which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting. And transfer to Phnom Penh by private car with tour guide, check – in hotel, free at your leisure time. Spend the night in Phnom Penh.

Accommodation: ~ Cardamom hotel (deluxe room) – 3***   or similar

http://www.cardamomhotel.com/

Day 06: PHNOM PENH – CHAU DOC by speed Boat (B/-/-) 

Have breakfast. Free untill embark the speed boat for an exciting ride to Chau Doc ( 4,5 to 5 hours). Arrival in Chau Doc and transfer to the hotel for check in, free at your leisure time. Spend the night in Chau Doc.

Accommodation: Chau Doc Victory Hotel (4 ****)

Day 07: CHAU DOC – CAN THO (B/L/D) 

After breakfast, visit Fishing Village and Floating Market then boat trip to Can Tho, visit life of Mekong Delta en route. Arrive in Can Tho, check – in hotel. Have dinner on boat trip for sightseeing around Ninh Kieu Wharf. Spend the night in Can Tho.

Accommodation: (3 stars) – Advise later

Day 08: CAN THO – Cu Chi Tunnel – HCM City – Flight to BMT(B/-/-) 

Early depart for boat trip to explore Mekong Delta. Afterwards we continue to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, which were an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. The complex system of underground tunnels contained innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens.  transfer to TSN Airport in HCM City for taking the flight to Buon Ma Thuot. Arrive in BMT, transfer to Hotel for check – in. Have dinner at a local restaurant in BMT. Spend the night in BMT.

Accommodation: Damsan hotel (3 stars)

Day 09: Buon Ma Thuot – Lak Lake - Waterfalls (B/L/D)

After breakfast, start the journey to visit DrayNur and DraySap Waterfalls. Move on to Lak Lake for visiting the villages of JUN, M’LIENG ans LA to discover the traditional customs of the M’nong people. Have dinner with local dishes. Spend the night in Lak lake.

Accommodation: Homestay in Jun Village (M’nong Hill tribe)

Day 10: Lak Lake – Ban Don (elephant ride) (B/-/-)

After breakfast, have an elephant ride for crossing Lak Lake and enjoy dug-out canoe for charming the great views of Lak Lake. Move on the journey to Ban Don for visiting the Elephant Hunter’s Tomb and elephant tombs. Visit plantations of coffee and pepper, visit Suspension Bridge and Ede’s Traditional Long house-on-stilts. Head back to BMT. Spend the night in BMT.

Accommodation: Damsan hotel (3 stars)

Day 11: Buon Ma Thuot – Danang – Hoian Ancient Town (B/-/-)

After breakfast, leave BMT for Danang by flight, pick – up and transfer to Hoian. Today, enjoy a guided walking tour in the ancient town of Hoian to the Japanese Covered Bridge, Phung Hung Ancient House, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall and Chua Ong Pagoda. In the afternoon, enjoy a peaceful boat ride along the Thu Bon River to Thanh Ha Ceramic Village.

Accommodation: Hoian Glory Hotel & Spa (***) or similar

Day 12: Hoi An (B/L/-)

After breakfast, stroll around the local stores for shopping and tailoring. Have a cooking class! & enjoy yourown dishes. In the afternoon, enjoy the beach or free for yourown activities. Spend the night in Hoian.

Accommodation: Hoian Glory Hotel & Spa (***) or similar

Day 13: Hoi An – Danang – Hue (B/-/-)

After breakfast, check – out and move on the jouney to Danang to visit the Cham Museum & the Marble Mountains, a series of large marble outcrops that have acquired mythical significance over centuries, then head to Hue for visiting Hue Citadal, Lady Pagoda and Minh Mang King’s Tomb. Spend the night in Hue.

Accommodation: Asia hotel (3***) or similar

Day 14: Hue – Danang – Hanoi - night train to Lao Cai (B/-/-)

After breakfast, transfer to Danang Airport for taking the flight to Hanoi. Arrival at Noi Bai Airport, transfer by private car to the hotel (35 km). Free time for yourown activities to explore Hanoi Capital.

8:00 pm (in the evening), meeting with your guide and departure by train to Lao Cai.

Accommodation: Night in the cabin with soft beds.

Day 15: Lao Cai – Bac Ha – Natha (B/L/D)

Arrive at Lao Cai at 5:00 in the morning. Have breakfast then transfer to Bac Ha to visit market. Trek 6 hours to Natha.

Accommodation: Spend the night at  homestay .

Day 16: Natha (B/L/D)

After breakfast, start the day trekking. Trek to the remote villages of H’mong and Phula. Accommodation: Spend the night at  homestay .

Day 17: Natha – Trek + Night train to Hanoi (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we continue walking 06 (six) hours to H’mong villages. Arrival at Bac Ha in the afternoon. Farewell to the local guide and porters. Transfer to Lao Cai for the night train back to Hanoi, arriving in Hanoi the next day.

Accommodation: Night in the cabin with soft beds.

Day 18: Ha Noi City tour  ( B/L)

Room  for early morning  check in for a rest .

At 8:00 am from your hotel. We will begin our day tour by visiting  Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hour to visit the Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh and his former stilt –house residence , the Presidential Palace , the Ho Chi Minh Museum and One Pillar Pagoda . Leaving the complex we keep going to visit the Literature Temple. Have lunch at a local restaurant .

After lunch, visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam; Ethnology Museum, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority peoples. Following by that we will wander around the city by car to see the real life of Hanoi as well as the difference parts of the city .

Next we will take one –hour rickshaw around the Old Quarter , known as the 36 streets , this busting area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers . Originally , each of the 36 streets name’s was related to the products being sold there . Before we go back to hotel we will have chance to enjoy the unique Water Puppet show . Hear the Vietnamese traditonal instruments and singing from the live musicians who play throughout the show . Moreover , it had its moments , there are different stories , mostly enacting historical events or slice of Vietnamese rural life … farmers in their fields . The trip will be finished after the show at your hotel.

Accommodation: Conifer Hotel (****) or similar                                                                  Day 19: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D)

At 8:00 Am, departure by bus from the cruiser company. Road to Ha Long Bay. Arrive at Bai Chay, boarding a boat at night where we will spend the night on board. Visit the Cave of Surprises and Titov Island with the sunset. Opportunity to swim. Dinner and spend the night aboard.

Accommodation: Magaret Cruise (Shared boat with private Cabin)

Day 20:  Halong Bay – Hanoi  (B/L/-)

Rising early we can hear the sound of the ocean. We will take our breakfast on boat, then go on in Halong Bay cruising, visit a Floating Village. Landing  to Halong City. Return to Hanoi.

Accommodation: Conifer Hotel (****) or similar                                                                  Day 21:  Ha Noi – Depart – Onward flight .....( B/-/-)

After breakfast, have yourown free time for shopping. Check – out hotel, then transfer to Noi Bai Airport for your onward flight to ........

Thank you and have a beautiful  journey!

End of the services!

 

You are welcomed to be served & to be satisfied!

From Usd 2,666/1pax (minumum a group of 02 pax)

Note: Please, send us a request for a better price! Great thanks!

 

Included:

1. Airport transfers and transportation on tour with private car

2. 03 inland flights (Hochiminh City – Buonmathuot); (Buonmathuot – Danang); (Danang –Hanoi)

3. Accommodation: 14 nights in centrally located hotels; 01 night on Vietnamese junk in Halong Bay; 02 nights with soft beds on train and 03 nights at homestay. 

4. Meals as per itinerary with (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=diner)

5. All sightseeing tickets as indicated in the itinerary

6. Professional English/French speaking tour guide; Porters.

7. Complimentary cold water & wet tissue on touring day

8. Elephant ride

9. Dug-out canoe; High speed boat & private boat.

10. V.A.T.

Excluded:

* International Air-Ticket

* Visa fee (Visa for Vietnam = usd 45/1 person; Cambodia = usd 25/1 person)

* Personal Travel insurance

* Personal expenses

* Tip and gratuities

 

 

Note: Please, bring 04 passport size photos (4x6cm) for the Visa on arrival in Cambodia & Vietnam.

 

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Đặng Xuân Vũ (Mr.) – Managing Director

 

 

Dakviet Travel Co,. Ltd

 

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