General

Tour E: Indochina – Vietnam & Cambodia Deluxe

VIETNAM – Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Da Nang, Hoi An, Hue, Hanoi, Halong Bay; CAMBODIA – Siem Reap,

Angkor Wat 16-Day (14 Nights) Deluxe Tour 

(Tour No: VCDE)

Day 1 – Hometown / Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon, Vietnam) (via Shanghai)

You will start with a flight from your hometown by WestJet to Vancouver or Toronto, and connect by China Eastern Airlines to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon, Vietnam) via Shanghai. Start your worry-free vacation with the guidance of your Canadian tour escort from Canada.

Day 2 – Arrive Ho Chi Minh City

Cross the International Date Line and arrive in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), formerly known as Saigon, the largest city of Vietnam.  Arrive at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, your local guide will greet and welcome you before heading off to the hotel.
Hotel: Nikko Hotel (5-Star)

Day 3 – Ho Chi Minh City ~ Cu Chi Tunnel ~ Ho Chi Minh City

Morning visit the Saigon River, Opera House, Town Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral and Reunification Palace. Then visit Cu Chi district and the Underground Tunnels. Enjoy a Special Welcome Dinner Cruise along the Saigon River, then visit Ben Thanh Night Market. ( B / L / SD )

Day 4 – Ho Chi Minh City ~ My Tho ~ Tien Giang ~ Ben Tre ~ Ho Chi Minh City

Drive to My Tho, the heart of the Mekong Delta, visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda, and stop by the bank of Tien Giang River. Sail on Mekong River to Phoenix Island.  Enjoy fresh seasonal fruits and Traditional Music and Song Performance. Ride on a Horse Carriage to taste homemade honey-tea. Hop on a sampan boat and sail through small canals and side-arms of the river.  Stop by for a leisure walk on the Turtle IslandSpecial Fish Lunch to be served, return to Ho Chi Minh City. ( B / SL / D )

Day 5 – Ho Chi Minh City / Da Nang (By Air) ~ Hoi An

To-day take the flight fly to Da Nang, driving south to Hoi An, visit the Hoi An Ancient Town, old Tan Ky and Phuc Kien houses, the Japanese Covered Bridge and Hoi An market.  ( B / L / D )
Hotel: Sunrise Hoi An Beach Hotel (5-Star)

Day 6 – Hoi An ( Free Day )

Enjoy a full free day at the beach of Hoi An or for your own leisure. ( B )

Day 7 – Hoi An ~ Hue

Admire the beautiful Rice Paddies, Water Buffalo and Country Landscapes. Drive to Hai Van Pass, and visit Vietnam’s former imperial capital – Hue. Visit Thien Mu Pagoda. Enjoy a Special Royal Dinner with live Traditional Music Performances. (Be a King & Queen in Royal Dinner with Royal long Dresses!) ( B / L / SD )
Hotel: Imperial Hotel (5-Star)

Day 8 – Hue / Hanoi (By Air)

This morning you will visit the Imperial Citadel and theTomb of Emperor Tu Duc, as well as the Dong Ba local market. In the afternoon, fly to Capital Hanoi. Transferred to hotel. ( B / L / D )
Hotel: Crowne Plaza West Hanoi (5-Star)

Day 9 – Hanoi

After breakfast, visit Ho Chi Minh’s former residence and mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature. Then, enjoy a Rickshaw Ride through the old quarter past the Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. Visit the Ethnology Museum. In the evening, enjoy a Water Puppetry Show. ( B / L / D )

Day 10 – Hanoi ~ Halong Bay

Morning drive to Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage, more than 1,500 limestone islets rising from the sea and beautiful grottoes. Upon arrival, enjoy a welcome drink and a delicious freshly caught seafood lunch whilst sailing out of the Bay passing amazing shaped mountains. ( B / L / D )
Hotel: Victory Star Deluxe (5-Star Halong Bay Cruise Boat)
Note: The itinerary may be changed depending on Victory Star, because of weather condition and other case of force majeure.

Day 11 – Halong Bay ~ Hanoi

Tai Chi session on the sundeck at the break of dawn before breakfast, then to explore the largest grotto Surprise Cave (Hang Sung Sot). Relax before returning to Hanoi. Enjoy a Special Vietnam Dinner with Music Performance. ( B / L / SD )
Hotel: Crowne Plaza West Hanoi (5-Star)

Day 12 – Hanoi / Siem Reap (Cambodia) (By Air)

After breakfast, transfer to the Noi Bai Airport for flight to Siem Reap. Be greeted by your local guide and head for hotel. A night tour to Angkor Night Market will be arranged. ( B / L / D )
Hotel: Angkor Palace Resort & Spa (5-Star)

Day 13 – Siem Reap (Angkor Wat)

This morning, visit the world famous Angkor Wat (7th Wonder of the World). Angkor Wat is one of the world’s most stunning buildings. Angkor was the capital of Khmer that existed from 802 to 1431. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat’s five towers symbolize Meru’s five peaks – the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond.
Afternoon, visit Wat Thmey (Killing Field),  Artisan D’Angkor art school and T- Galleria by DFS, the biggest duty free luxury department store in Cambodia.  ( B / L / D )

Day 14 – Siem Reap (Angkor Wat)

Today tour Angkor Wat again, visit the Ancient capital of Angkor Thom, the Bayon Temple, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace, and the Terrace of the Leper King.  Continue to the Ta Prohm Temples. After Lunch, visit floating village at Tonle Sap Lake (The Great Lake) which will allow you to see ordinary Cambodians going about their daily life. Fishermen, boat-makers, markets, schools, spirit houses and waving children are always in plentiful supply on this mesmerizing scenic route. Enjoy your Farewell Dinner in the hotel.  ( B / L / SD )

Day 15 – Siem Reap (Free Day) / Hometown (via Shanghai)

Full day free for you to explore or relax (Including extra half day use hotel). Take the late evening China Eastern Flight fly to Canada (via Shanghai). Arrive home on Day 16. ( B )

Bon Voyage!

*B-Buffet Breakfast    L-Lunch     SL-Special Lunch     D-Dinner     SD-Special Dinner

VCDE Features:

*Group Size Not More than 24 passengers

Vietnam:

  1. 5 Star Hotel
  2. Saigon Welcome Night Cruise Dinner
  3. Night Tour  – Saigon visit Ben Thanh Night Market
  4. Hue – Royal Dinner & live Traditional Music Performances
  5. Halong Bay overnight at 5 Star Cruise Boat
  6. Halong Bay Vietnam Buffet lunch
  7. Hanoi – Water Puppetry Show
  8. Free day in ancient town Hoi An
  9. Two bottle of water per day.

Cambodia:

  1. 5 Star Resort Hotel
  2. Night tour to Angkor Night market
  3. Visit Tonle Sap Lake
  4. Visit Wat Thmey ( Killing Field)
  5. Angkor – Welcome Cambodian Dinner with Culture Music & Dance Show
  6. Farewell Dinner in Hotel.
  7. Free day in Angkor ( With extra half day use hotel )
  8. Two bottle of water per day.

Three Inter Regional Flights:

Saigon / Da Nang  &  Hue / Hanoi  &  Hanoi / Siem Reap ( Angkor )

Price

VCDE by China Eastern Airlines, with add-on by WestJet Tour Cost

Fuel surcharge and other cost

Fees to be paid locally in Vietnam and Cambodia:

Gratuities to Vietnam and Cambodia escort, guides and drivers: US$150 per person to be paid in local for the whole trip.

Remarks:

  1. Child (11 yrs & under) rate: 90% of the adult fare, sharing room, no extra bed.
  2. Add on to Vancouver or Toronto by West Jet, seats are subject to availability.
  3. Business Class Upgrade is from $3,800 per person for Vancouver / Shanghai / Ho Chi Minh City ~ Siem Reap / Shanghai / Vancouver, and from $3,900 per person for Toronto / Shanghai / Ho Chi Minh City ~ Siem Reap / Shanghai / Toronto.
  4. Personal Insurance: purchase of personal travel and trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended, please contact your travel agent.
  5. Air Fuel Surcharge of all Airlines are subject to change without prior notice.

Siem Reap

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Hue

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Hoi An

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Da Nang

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Angkor Wat

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Halong Bay

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Hanoi

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Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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