Timeless Wonder and Beauty of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam - 10 Days
Validity: Till 31st December 2023
Day 1: Luang Prabang (Laos)
On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Rest of the evening is at leisure.
Day 2: Luang Prabang - City Tour - Pak Ou Cave
Breakfast. This morning, visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, representative of classical Laotian architecture. Embark on a boat trip along the Mekong River to see the famous and mysterious caves of Pak Ou. Also visit Ban Xang Hai famous for rice wine and Ban Xang Khong, famous for Saa paper making. Return to the city and visit Huen Chan Heritage House to learn more about Laos culture & handicrafts. Climb up to the top of Mount Phousi for a sunset view.
Day 3: Lunag Prabang - Khoang Si Waterfall
Wake up before dawn to witness and participate in offering alms to hundreds of saffron-robed monks. Please tell your guide a day in advance if you wish to make an offering so he/she can prepare some food for you to hand over to the monks. This early morning ritual dates back generations. (If you do not wish to make an offering, please keep an appropriate distance and observe the ritual in silence. Dress appropriately – shoulders, chest and legs should be covered).
Return to your hotel for breakfast or join the locals for a bowl of delicious noodle soup after the alms giving ritual. Visit the Morning Market and see diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpetre, chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Then, transfer by private vehicle to Khouang Si waterfall. Enroute, visit the Lao ethnic minority group - Ban Na Oune. At the waterfall, take a leisurely hike through the National Park towards the Khouang Si waterfall passing by the Asian Bear Rescue Centre. You can go swimming in the refreshing waters. Return to your hotel.
Day 4: Luang Prabang - Siem Reap (Cambodia)
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival at Siem Reap Airport, you will be welcomed by our friendly tour guide and transferred to your hotel for check-in.
Day 5: Siem Reap - Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat Temples
After breakfast, visit the West Gate of Angkor Thom, the last capital of the 12th century Khmer Empire. See the South Gate, Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, Baphuon temple, a pyramidal representation of mythical Mont Meru, the ancient Phimeanakas temple; See the Elephant terrace platform for the king to view shows and meet people and Preah Palilay temple older than Angkor Thom, deep in the forest.
Continue to the famous Angkor Wat temple, a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendour. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. Return to hotel.
Day 6: Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake
Breakfast. Depart for Kampong Khleang 55 km east of Siem Reap town, more remote, less tourist and larger than Kampong Pluk. During the dry season visitors are awestruck by the forest of the stilted houses rising to 10 meters. In the wet season the waters rise to one or two meters. This is a permanent fishing community within the flood plain of the lake, surrounded by flooded forest.
Lunch on your own. On the way back explore the colourful market Phsar Leu and the famous handicraft school of Artisan d’Angkor.
Day 7: Siem Reap – Hanoi (Vietnam)
Breakfast. Morning is at leisure. Transfer to Siem Reap Airport to depart for Hanoi. Upon arrival you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to your hotel for check in.
Day 8: Hanoi - Shuttle Bus - Halong Bay Cruise
Breakfast and check out. Pick up from the hotel lobby and transfer to Halong Bay, a UNESCO Natural Wonder of the World. You will be welcomed at the International Tuan Chau harbour. Check in for the cruise. Enjoy a drink as the captain of the ship welcomes you onboard, listen to a safety briefing and check into your cabin. Have lunch while cruising through famous sights like Ba Hang fishing village, Đỉnh Hương island, Chó Đá islet, Gà Chọi islet...
After lunch the cruise stops at Bồ Nâu cave, the core area. Transfer by tender to Surprise Cave - one of the most beautiful caves. Transfer by tender to the Titov island named by UncleHo, after Gherman Stepanovich Titov - the Soviet astronaut who visited in 1962. Enjoy swimming, relaxing on the beach or climb the steps of the Rock to the top of the island. At the summit, you can see a corner of magical Halong Bay. Back to the cruiser. See the sunset on the sun deck. Enjoy Happy Hour, see a Vietnamese cooking demonstration and the set menu dinner. Choose from many of the activities onboard.
Please Note: The itinerary is subject to change due to the weather, tide level and operating conditions without prior notice (Here it is Syrena Cruise Halong 4 star).
Day 9: Halong Bay - Shuttle Bus - Hanoi - Cyclo Tour
Early morning enjoy Tai Chi instructions on the sundeck for 30 minutes whilst cruising. Enjoy a light breakfast at the restaurant and take a guided tour to visit Luồn cave to see the beauty of endemic vegetation. Visit Luồn cave by a traditionally woven (bamboo) boat rowed by a local boatman. Return to Syrena cruise, relax and check out. Please put your luggage outside the door. Porters will collect and get it ready on the Pier for you. Disembark at the International Tuan Chau harbour. Enjoy brunch buffet (at extra cost) menu served in the dining room.
Transfer by tender back to Tuan Chau harbour and disembark. Return to Hanoi and check in at your hotel. Freshen up and meet your tour guide and driver to explore Hanoi Old Quarter in 45 minutes by Cyclo, pass by famous landmarks like Hoan Kiem Lake, Dong Xuan Market, Hanoi Cathedral, and Hanoi Opera House. Return to your hotel in Hanoi.
Day 10: Hanoi
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport for your next flight.
End of Tour.
Validity: Till 31st December 2023
Tour Price Per Person:
|Child with Bed
|Chid without Bed
- Accommodation at the hotel of your choice.
- Daily breakfast.
- Ground transportation in air-conditioned vehicle.
- Mineral water during excursion 2 bottles per person per day.
- All services mentioned in the program.
- English speaking guide during the trip.
- Morning alms giving set in Laos.
- Visa approval letter in Vietnam.
- Travel Insurance (compulsory).
- International airfare and airport tax to & from Laos.
- Visa stamp fee Vietnam: $25, Cambodia: $30, Laos: $40.
- No early check in or late check out (except as indicated).
- Beverages and other meals not indicated in the program.
- Optional excursions and entrance fees and permit during free time.
- Additional transportation required due to any emergency.
- Tipping/ gratuities.
- Personal expenses such as telephone and laundry bills, shopping etc.
- Excess baggage charges.
- Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoons, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.
- Booking will be subject to availability of space / rooms at the time of booking. Alternatives will be provided if units suggested are not available. You will be advised of any supplementary costs or reductions.
- Prices are subject to change with or without prior notice.
- The above prices are subject to exchange fluctuations.
- Supplementary charges are applicable during any festive season.
- Please check Covid related guidelines before departure, for both, the country of entry and exit.
- Taxes as applicable.
- Terms and Conditions apply.