DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY ARRIVAL
Our driver will pick you up at Tan San Nhat International Airport (Flight TBA) and transfer to HCMC. Check in Hotel. O/N at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 2: HO CHI MINH CITY – CU CHI TUNNELS– HO CHI MINH CITY (meals: Breakfast)
AM: HCM City
We start the trip by visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum.
PM: Cu Chi Tunnels
Located 60km from HCMC, Cu Chi Tunnels is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists – the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens.
Today, ducks and water buffalos happily co-exist in the rivers along the side of the road. However, the peaceful rural rice paddy scenery belies the area’s violent history. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destruction, damage & defoliation over this whole area, caused by bombing and mines. There is plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi Tunnels was a ‘Free Target Zone’.
Start our tour in the morning, before entering the tunnels visitors can watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. You will spend the next hour exploring the tunnels. Afterwards, enjoy tea, cassava (guerrilla’s food during the war). Return to Sai Gon. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
DAY 3: HO CHI MINH- SIEM REAP (meals: Breakfast)
Transfer to Bus Station to take on Mekong Express Bus to Siem Reap (it takes 12 hours)
Evening arrival in Siem Reap – Treasures of the Kingdom of Cambodia, special welcome all warmly to everybody, a moment of courtesy meeting then self-introduce with our Cambodian tour guide in the meeting point’s Siem Reap at bus station. Transfer to hotel for check in. Free at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
DAY 04: SIEM REAP – ANGKOR WAT TOUR (meals: Breakfast, Dinner Show)
➢ You will visit the West Gate of Angkor Thom – undiscovered by mass tourist. ➢ The ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century) ➢ See the South Gate, Bayon Temple – unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara ➢ Baphuon temple lying just to the north of Bayon a pyramidal representation of mythical Mont Meru ➢ The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas ➢ The Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King
The tour start with the visiting to the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology, visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sun set view form Bakheng hill. Welcome Diner Khmer – Spectacle de danse Apsara at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
DAY 05: SIEM REAP- BANGKOK BY SHUTTLE BUS (meals: Breakfast)
Transfer to the bus station to Bangkok. Arrival in Bangkok, pick up & tranfer to hotel. Check in Hotel & free at leisure for you. Overnight at hotel in Bangkok
DAY 06: BANGKOK HALF DAY TEMPLE & CITY TOUR (meals: Breakfast, -)
Bangkok- Half Day Temple and City Tour
08:00 Pick up from hotel in Bangkok city area.
09:00 Visit Wat Traimit (the Golden Buddha) Golden Buddha Image is the largest Golden buddha Image in the world. It is a Buddha Image in the mara conquering attitude, the typical artistic style of the days when sukhothai was the capital of Thailand. It is made of pure gold. The Image is unrivalled in beauty, measuring 12 feet 5 inches in diameter and has a height of 15 feet 9 inches from the base to the crown and it weighs approximately 5 tons. Now more than 700 years old, it is a valuable treasure of Thailand and of Buddhism.
10:00 Visit Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha) Wat Pho, is a Buddhist temple in Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok, Thailand. It is located in the Rattanakosin district directly adjacent to the Grand Palace
12:00 Visit Wat Benjamabophit (Marble Temple) Located opposite one corner of Chitlada Palace in the Dusit district is one of the Most beautiful temples in Thailand, Wat Benjamabophit. Often referred to as ‘the Marble temple’ in guidebooks, the temple is unusual in many ways.
13:00 Come back to your hotel. Free at leisure or Optional tour. Stay overnight at hotel
DAY 07: SIEM REAP- LUANG PRABANG BY FLIGHT (meals: Breakfast)
Transfer to the airport for flight to Luang Prabang. On arrival in Luang Prabang. You will be picked up then transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight at hotel in Lunag Prabang City.
DAY 08: LUANG PRABANG (Meals: Breakfast)
Set between the Nam Khan and Nam Ou rivers, Luang Prabang is an enchanting town filled with historic temples and colonial style buildings. The entire town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. Start the day at Wat Visoun (Wat Wisunalat). The oldest living temple in Luang Prabang, Wat Visoun dates back to 1513 and contains a collection of antique wooden Buddhas. Visit the nearby Wat Aham before continuing to Wat Xieng Thong, the crowning jewel of all the monasteries and temples in the city. Its many ornate buildings feature exquisite mosaic and gold-stenciled murals. From there, stroll down the main street of Luang Prabang, stopping at some of the many temples that line its sides, including Wat Sibounheuang, Wat Si Moungkhoun, Wat Sop and Wat Sene.
Continue to the National Museum (Royal Palace), a modest but graceful building that combines traditional Lao and French beaux-arts motifs. This turn-of-the century royal residence has been preserved, as it was when the royal family last lived here and provides unique insights into the history of Laos. (Closed on Tuesdays). Afterwards, visit Wat Mai. Visit Mount Phousi for sunset. Climb the hillside stairs to the small temples atop Phou Si, the 100m-high-hill that sits in the middle of the town, offering beautiful views over the temples and river. Stay overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 09: LUANG PRABANG – YANGON BY FLIGHT (BREAKFAST)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free at leisure till drive to Airport for flight to Yangon..
Arrival at Yangon international airport and be welcomed by your personal tour guide. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
DAY 10: YANGON HALF DAY CITY TOUR (BREAKFAST)
After breakfast at hotel, you will make a visiting to World famous Shwedagon Pagoda and Kaba Aye (World’s Peace) Pagoda, Mahapasana Cave. Then, visit to Chaukhtatgyi (Reclining Buddha) Pagoda a colossal reclining Buddha. Then you continue to shopping at Treasure, Gems and Handicrafts shops. Then you visit to Kyauk Taw Gyi – this sitting Buddha image which is curved out from single marble stone. Lunch at local restaurant.If time permits, we also visit to ‘White Elephants Camp’ which is just a stone’s throw away from the airport. Overnight at hotel in Yangon.
DAY 11: YANGON – DEPARTURE (BREAKFAST)
Breakfast at the hotel. Till leisure and free time to shopping at Bogyoke (Scott’s) Market (closed on Monday) : which is a great place to pride up traditional and not traditional handicrafts, artworks, small antiques, junk jewellery and other souvenir shops and then transfer to airport for the flight departure.
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