DAY 1 : SIEMREAP ARRIVAL (D)
Welcome upon arrival SiemReap. Pick up and transfer to hotel check in. Free at leisure.
Dinner and overnight in SiemReap.
DAY 2 : SIEMREAP (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom: the South Gate, the Bayon with 54 towers, each carved with four faces of the compassionate Boddhisattva, the nearby temple-mountain of Baphuon, the Royal Enclosure with the Phimeanakas temple, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Have lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, visit Angkor Vat (early-mid 12th century) dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. This huge temple-mountain, built by King Suryavarman II, is considered as the masterpiece of Khmer architecture and art. Sunset from Phnom Bakeng Hill, offering an outstanding view over Angkor.
Overnight in SiemReap.
DAY 3 : SIEMREAP (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the famous temple of Bantey Srey the Citadel of Women. This small pink sandstone temple (late 10th century) is considered as the crown jewel of classical Khmer art with the delicate beauty of its carvings. Continue to Bantey Samre (mid 12th century), which has been admirably restored. Lunch at local restaurant.
Continue to visit the twin temples of Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda (early 12th century), the unfinished temple-mountain of Ta Keo, the Srah Srang holy pond, Bantey Kdei and then the scenic Ta Prohm monastery, left to the devouring jungle.
Dinner and overnight in SiemReap.
DAY 4 : SIEMREAP /PHNOMPENH (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel, visit Floating village and take a boat trip on Tonle Sap. Then return to town and transfer to visit 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. Stroll around the local market. Lunch at local restaurant.
Transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure flight to Phnom Penh - p.m. Flight Siem Reap to Phnom Penh... Arrive at Phnom Penh International airport and transfer to hotel for check in.
Overnight in PhnomPenh.
DAY 5 : PHNOMPENH/CHAUDOC (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel, visit the National Museum displaying a collection of pre-Angkorian and Angkorian sculptures, the Royal Palace with the Silver Pagoda, and then Vat Phnom, the namesake of the capital city of Cambodia. If time permits, stroll through the bustling Central Market, famous for its Art-Deco architecture.
Lunch at the local restaurant. Transfer for the speedboat to ChauDoc..
Welcome upon arrival and transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Chau Doc.
DAY 6 : CHAUDOC/CANTHO (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel. A boat trip to visit the floating fish breeding farms reveals the amazing highlight of Chau Doc, a Cham minority village, whom still again employment from traditional weaving. The last stop in Chau Doc is to a local Islamic Mosque.
Have lunch and transfer to Can Tho. Hotel check in. Overnight in Can Tho
DAY 7 : CANTHO/SAIGON (B/L)
After breakfast, board a sampan to visit Cai Rang floating market, a family run noodle making factory and witness the rural life and the beautiful vegetation along the riverbanks. Discover Can Thos market, then drive back to Saigon. Lunch at local restaurant.
Back to Saigon in the late afternoon.
DAY 8 : SAIGON CITY/CUCHI TUNNEL (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel, drive to cu chi district, en route you will have the opportunity to visit local homes producing rice paper and rice wine. Visit the amazing complex of underground tunnels at Cu Chi. There are more than 200 km of underground tunnels, comprising a main axis system with many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters and other tunnels. Drive back to Ho Chi Minh and have lunch at local restaurant before back hotel.
In the afternoon, discover bustling Saigon: Enjoy a tour in the Old Colonial Residential Quarter and discover the old Hotel de Ville, the Opera House, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the dazzling French-style post office, War museum, the Reunification Palace. Back your hotel and overnight in HoChiMinh city.
DAY 9 : SAIGON/DANANG/HOIAN (B)
Free at leisure till the flight to Danang. On arrival, pick up and transfer to Hoian, on the way stop to visit the Cham Museum and Marble Mountain then continue to the riverside town of Hoi An, which was an important trading port during the 17th & 18th centuries and which, nowadays, is officially listed as a World Heritage site.
The rest day is free at leisure. Overnight in Hoi An
DAY 10 : HOIAN (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel then walk with your tour guide to visit around Hoi An- the old Tan Ky House, Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall. Shop for tailored made silk products or spend your time at the wonderful beach. Free at leisure at night in Hoian
DAY 11 : HOIAN/DANANG/HANOI (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel, free at leisure till the flight to Hanoi. Pick up upon arrival and transfer to hotel for check in. In the afternoon, transfer to visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, its former residence, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and enjoy a rickshaw tour the Old Quarter with its antique shops.
DAY 12 : HANOI/HALONG (B/L/D)
In the morning, transfer to Ha Long Bay. Arrive around 12:30 and board the Junk for a memorable cruise through the mystical Ha Long Bay. Be lighted by seafood on board and spend your day admiring one of the natural marvels of Vietnam: visit Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, Sail Island, visit Sung Sot Cave and a swim at Ti Top Beach. Enjoy dinner on board while watching sunset. Fishing, drinking Vietnamese wine.
Dinner and overnight on the Junk.
DAY 13 : HALONG/HANOI (B/L)
After breakfast, brunch on boat and discover Mans head Island, Tortoise Island, Luon Cave, Bai Tu Long Bay, Ton Island and Bai Tho Mountain. End of the cruise at 11:00, then drive back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 14 : HANOI DEPARTURE (B)
Free at leisure till the transfer for your onward flight.