10 Days Hanoi, Halong Bay, Saigon and Siem Reap Discovery Tour

INT-VC-VCT10 10 Days Hanoi, Halong Bay, Saigon and Siem Reap Discovery Tour

The 10-days travel covers several popular attractions starting from Hanoi, passing Halong Bay and Saigon, finally going to Siem Reap. You will explore the 100-years-old city-----Hanoi, through visiting Tran Quoc Pagoda, Hoan Kiem Lake, the highlight of this city - The Temple of Literature. Then you will transfer to Halong Bay and enjoy the beautiful scenery of it. Next, fly to Saigon and exploring Vung Vieng Fishing Village: Discover the daily life of the fisher communities by bamboo boat. You will stay at Saigon for two whole days and visit many famous attractions including Cu Chi Tunnels, Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Palace and Mekong River. And in the rest of the travel, you are going to Siem Reap, enjoy the Apsara show and having temple tour.

TOUR CODEINT-VC-VCT10

PLACES VISITED Hanoi - Halong Bay - Saigon - Siem Reap

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.

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Trip Highlights

  • • Vietnam: Cruise on Halong Bay, visit Hoian Ancient Town, explore the colonial Saigon (Ho Chi Minh), and boat cruise to Mekong Delta.
  • • Cambodia: Discover the splendid temples of Angkor. Walk along the stilted houses of a floating village at Tonle Sap

At a Glance

Hanoi(2 nights)

Halong Bay(1 night)

Saigon(3 nights)

Siem Reap(3 nights)

Itinerary Day by Day

Attractions and activities in Vietnam and cambodia

Day 1 Welcome to Hanoi!

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement

Welcome to Vietnam! Upon arrival, our guide will greet you at the airport and escort you to Hotel for check in. then rest are at your leisure. 

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 Hanoi – the 100 Year Old City

Meals: B / L

This morning see the Tran Quoc Pagoda. This 1,400 year old temple features ten tiers enclosed by gardens, including a bodhi tree grown from a cutting of the original Buddhist tree under which Buddha sat. Stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake where you’ll see the Tortoise Tower perched on the water. Enjoy a half hour cyclo tour through Hanoi’s the Old Quarter. The cyclo is a historic mode of transportation in the cities of Vietnam where a cyclist leads you while you sit in a canopied seat affixed to the front. Next, visit the One Pillar Pagoda, situated on a pillar made of a single stone, in the midst of a lotus pond. This pagoda was built by a 9th century emperor who saw it in a dream and regarded this as divine inspiration to recreate the structure in his vision.

You'll pass by the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum before visiting the highlight of this day - The Temple of Literature. This ancient university was erected almost a millennium ago and has hosted many of the most prominent scholars through Vietnamese history. The site features many gardens, pools, buildings, and ancient trees where Vietnam’s  best and brightest studied under the guidance of Confucius teachings.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3 Hanoi/Cruise along Halong Bay ( By Shuttle Bus )

Meals: B / L / D

After breakfast, travel to Halong Bay, one of the Wonders of the Orient (3 hr. drive). Your cruise across Halong Bay starts around noon cruising to magnificent Bai Tu Long Bay. We start sailing among famous Islets (Indochina studio, Am Islets…) of Bai Tu Long Bay.Visit and explore the Thien Canh Son Cave and Kayaking.

One of the highlights of your stay on board is the innovative and varied cuisine offered at Lunch and Dinner in the elegant dining-room, accompanied by a wide selection of wines and beverages from around the world.

Overnight in Halong Bay.

Day 4 Halong Bay/Return to Hanoi/ Flight to Saigon

Flight: Internal flight include in quotation and will be on INT's arrangement

Meals: B / L

Starting your day with Tai Chi while complimentary tea & coffee are served. Exploring Vung Vieng Fishing Village: Discover the daily life of the fisher communities by bamboo boat (one hour). Short visit to the Pearl Farm to learn how natural are grown. Disembark in Halong City around noon and transfer back to Hanoi airport for your onward flight to Saigon, upon arrive , you will escort to hotel check in.

Overnight in Saigon.

Day 5 Full Day Best of Saigon

Meals: B / L

Today, you will visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. Discover these amazing systems developed by the guerrillas fighting in the Vietnam War. You'll have an opportunity to see the various weapons used in the war on display. Then learn about the innovative ways the guerrillas survived and fought back in the war. The impressive underground system they built remains to tell the story of the Vietnam War.

In the afternoon, see the highlights of Saigon and learn the history of these iconic landmarks.

You’ll explore some of the most important sights in Ho Chi Minh. Start by visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral. Constructed by French colonists during their settlement, discover its significance as the largest cathedral in Southeast Asia. Across the road is the Old Saigon Post Office, a neoclassical architectural building considered one of the main attractions in the city. Visit the Reunification Palace, home of South Vietnam’s President during the war. Then stop is Cholon, the Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh. Explore the thickly settled district rife with tea-houses and pagodas, and the famous Binh Tay Market.  Finish the afternoon with a visit to the Emperor Jade Pagoda. Also known as the Tortoise pagoda, this figurine-filled place of worship is considered by many to be Saigon's finest.

Overnight in Saigon.

Day 6 Mekong Delta Discovery (Bentre)

Meals: B / L

Discover the Mekong River, essential to Vietnamese life.

This morning, transfer to remote Bentre. This burgeoning capital rests in the Mekong Delta and is surrounded by beautiful countryside known as the "rice basket of Vietnam". First visit Vinh Trang Pagoda, decorated with mosaics made from broken pottery. Overlooked by a tall white Buddha, it is set amongst lovely gardens overflowing with flowers, shrubs, lotus pools and tombs and ornate gates which provide entry. Continue on a boat ride along the river to view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages.

After lunch, visit An Khanh, a small village that specializes in fruit orchards and coconut sweets. If time permits, you can take a short cycling trip through the island or explore the island on foot (the island is flat and relatively small).  Return to Saigon. 

Overnight in Saigon.

Day 7 Saigon fly to Siem Reap – Apsara Dinner show

Flight: flight is included and will be arrange by Indochina Tour.com (TBA)

Meals: B / D

Enjoy your free morning today until transfer to airport for flight to Siem Reap, upon arrive your local guide and driver will be waiting for you at the airport and ready to transfer you to hotel for check in.

In the evening enjoy dinner with Apsara traditional dancing show.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 8 Temple Touring Full Day

Meals: B / L

Breakfast is at hotel. We depart hotel at 8.00am for full day guided Angkor exploration, start with the south gate of Angkor Thom atop 4 giant faces, stroll to explore Bayon temple consisting of more than 200 smiling faces in stone, admired by interesting temples including Baphuon, Phimeanakas, terrace of leper king, terrace of elephant & Ta Prohm temple adorned with the stunning tree roots where Lara Croft Tomb Raider was filmed. Enjoy delicious set lunch at Triple K air conditioning restaurant.

After lunch, continue to witness the marvelous Angkor Wat – the world’s heritage listed by UNESCO in 1992 and the largest monument in the world. Unlock the amazing history, its ancestral incredible, architectural masterpieces and the finest carvings dates back to the Khmer Empire when it dominated the largest parts of Southeast Asia. On your way back to Siem Reap, enjoy the sunset from the top of the pyramid-shaped temple of Pre Rup.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 9 Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Phluk, Ox cart ride

Meals: B / L

In the morning, a half day excursion to the biggest Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake—Tonle Sap Lake. You’ll take a fun ox cart ride through the countryside, continue on a boat trip to enjoy the beautiful lake views and mangrove forests. Spend rest of the morning at Kompong Phluk, the largest village on the lake, to discover the fascinating daily lifestyle of the local people who live on the water.

The rest of the day free at your own leisure. 

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 10 Farewell from Siem Reap

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement

Meals: B

Enjoy your free time this morning until transfer to airport for flight back home.

End of Service.

Service Inclusions:

  • Flight tickets with airport tax as listed in above itinerary.
  • Entrance fee and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private English speaking tour guide service.
  • Private van for land transportation with cold drinking water and soft drink provided in the car.
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner.

Service Exclusions:

  • International air tickets.
  • Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Meals do not listed in itinerary.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel bell boys, etc.
  • Surcharge for public holidays (if any).
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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