14 days
Duration
All ages
Age
Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand
Location
All Year
Dates

Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand

From USD 2,752 per person

R31,940.26 (approximately, depending on exchange rate at time of booking)

HIGHLIGHTS

We have designed this journey for travellers keen to experience the diversity of Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand but with limited time to spare.

In Vietnam, we have included Hanoi capital, the beautiful Natural Wonder of the world – Halong Bay as well as the historical and cultural depths of Hoi An in Central Vietnam.

Besides Vietnam, you also have chance to explore the essentials of Angkor temples and top up your days with original experiences.

Discover Bangkok city with Damnoensaduak Floating Marke, Royal Grand Palace, Emerald Buddha Temple & Wat Pho.

At the end of the trip, free and easy with nice beaches in Phuket or Krabi  

This tour perfectly balances cultural immersion, sightseeing and relaxation; giving you an unparalleled experience

Tour Price Includes:

  • Accommodation in twin/double room with daily breakfast at the below indicated room types (see hotel category list below) (check in and check out around noontime)
  • Domestic and regional airfare
  • All transfers and transportation with air-con vehicles (types of vehicles depending on the number of pax):
    • 1-2 pax: minivan of 7 seats
    • 3-6pax: van of 15-16 seats
    • 7-12pax: coach of 25-29 seats
  • Local ENGLISH speaking guides:
    • Hanoi – Halong bay: 1 guide
    • Danang – Hoi An: 1 guide
    • Siem Reap: 1 guide
    • Bangkok: 1 guide
    • No guide on free days/ times
    • All entrance fees, boat fees as program
    • Meals (B/L/D) (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) as indicated in the program (Local food): 02 bottles of mineral water per person per day on bus on days of transfer and sightseeing only

Tour Price Excludes:

  • Airfares (International)
  • Meals (other than mentioned in the program)
  • Drinks
  • Visas to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia
  • Mineral water beyond that supplied
  • Tips
  • Early check-in or late check-out at hotels (Normally, check-in time is 14.00 and check-out time is 12.00)
  • Insurances
  • Optional excursions and activities
  • Additional transfer required due to any emergency situation
  • Items of a personal nature (Phone calls, laundry, beverages…)
  • Peak season surcharges if any
  • All not mentioned above

NB: The airfares are subject to change and will be updated at time of booking and ticket issuing

SURCHARGE FOR PEAK SEASON IN HOTELS

CITIES HOTELS FROM TO SURCHARGE
PER ROOM PER NIGHT
Hoi An Hoi An Rose Garden hotel 01-Jul-18 31-Aug-18 5
16-Feb-18 19-Feb-18 6
25-Apr-18 26-Apr-18 6
30-Apr-18 01-May-18 6
02-Sep-18 03-Sep-18 6
Hoi An Rivergreen Boutique hotel 02-Sep-18 03-Sep-18 20
31-Dec-18 01-Jan-19 20
01-Jan-18 02-Jan-18 20
30-Apr-18 01-May-18 20
Siem Reap Siddharta Boutique resort & spa 24-Dec-18 03-Jan-19 15
La Niche D’Angkor Boutique hotel TBA TBA TBA
Bangkok I Residence Silom and/or  Silom Serene Boutiqe hotel TBA TBA TBA
Phutket Patong Premier resort  and/or  The Charm Resort TBA TBA TBA
Krabi Aonang Sunset hotel  and/or  Krabi Resort TBA TBA TBA

 

 

SURCHARGE FOR COMPULSORY GALA DINNERS IN HOTELS

CITIES HOTELS CHRISTMAS
(24 DEC 2018)
NEW YEAR
(31 DEC 2018)
Hoi An Hoi An Rivergreen Boutique hotel 35 45
Halong bay Bhaya classic cruise 55 55
Superior Oriental Sails TBA 38
Bangkok I Residence Silom and/or  Silom Serene Boutiqe hotel TBA TBA
Phutket Patong Premier resort  and/or  The Charm Resort TBA TBA
Krabi Aonang Sunset hotel  and/or  Krabi Resort TBA TBA

 

Several points to note:

  1. The above tour prices are based on our current transportation rates. Increasing petrol rates might affect our transportation and boat fees, in which case we reserve the right to revise our current rates. If any increase should arise we will of course keep you well informed.
  2. Availability: Please note that if a certain hotel is not available at the time of booking, then we will gladly make alternative suggestions in the same category. We will advise you accordingly with the surcharge if any. As a result, we would highly appreciate it if you could advise us to block rooms soonest possible to guarantee the rooms and rates in period of high and peak season
  3. All the above points of interest are open for visit based on current updates. In case of closure for construction or any other reason, we will replace with a similar point of interest.
  4. Above itinerary is based on the current flight schedule. In case of flight changes, the itinerary will be changed accordingly.
  5. No early check in or late checkout is included except those indicated in the program. Generally, the check in time is 14.00pm and check out time is 12.00pm.
  6. Visas into Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia are required except for countries who have signed the visa exemption contracts. Please contact us for visa information details.  Passport must be valid 6 months ahead from the time of departing the visited country
  7. Compulsory dinners on Dec 24th (Christmas), Dec 31st (New Year) or Vietnamese Lunar New Year will be advised at time of booking
Day 1 - Hanoi arrival

Xin chao! Welcome to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. You are greeted by your guide and driver at Noi Bai International airport for your transfer to the hotel.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 Hanoi City

In the morning, visit Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (closed on Mondays), opened by the government to help preserve as well as present the cultural heritage of the ethnic groups. Vietnam is a multi-ethnic country, which is composed of 54 ethnic groups and today we will learn more about these groups, their traditions and languages.

Then we drive to the serene Temple of Literature, Hanoi’s first university dating back to 1070 and a historical centre of learning, now dedicated to Confucian worship.

This afternoon we will visit Ho Chi Minh Complex for a look at the life of the father of modern Vietnam. Without question, Ho Chi Minh is one of the great figures of 20th-century history First we will view Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum from outside where Ho Chi Minh first declared independence from French rule in 1945.

Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed for entry every Monday and also from September to December each year. During these times we are unable to enter the Mausoleum; however we can view it from the exterior.

In the same complex we will see the Humble House on Stilts from which ‘Uncle Ho’ ruled Vietnam until his death in 1969, and the One Pillar Pagoda.

Later this afternoon, take a walking tour of the Old Quarter. This bustling heart of Hanoi has been a commercial centre since King Ly Thai To build his palace there in the 11th century. Skilled craftsmen started to migrate and artisan guilds were formed on the famous “36 Streets”. Previously, each street carried the name of the item produced and sold there, and many still have the same names. This is a place you must see to experience Hanoi, where you will find shopping and cultural/historical sites all wrapped into one. Stop visit St Joseph’s Cathedral & Hoan Kiem lake.

Overnight in Hanoi

Day 3 Hanoi - Halong bay

08:00am: Our private transfer and guide pick you up at hotel in Hanoi and have a 4-hour road transfer without guide to Halong City.

Upon arrival at the tourist pier in Tuan Chau, embark on an overnight cruise. Welcome on-board by the Captain and his crew followed by boat safety briefing presented by cruise manager. The boat will set sail on a leisurely cruise through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Halong Bay, taking in the spectacular scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage site. Lunch will be served as you cruise by impressive rock formations with unusual names and shapes.

In the afternoon you will start to discover Halong Bay, listed as a World Heritage of outstanding natural beauty, known in Vietnamese as “Dragon descending to the sea“. Depending on each cruise’s itinerary of the day, you may visit a beautiful cave.

When the sun sets, your boat will drop anchor for the night. You may attend a cooking demonstration before having dinner.

After dinner, you may choose to enjoy fresh air on the sundeck or playing board games or retiring to your cabin for a comfortable night in the bay

Overnight onboard

Notes:

– Private transfer and guide for Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi. Our private guide will not escort clients on board. There is a station English speaking guide on board

– The cruise itinerary is subject to change without prior notice.

Day 4 - Halong bay - Hoi An

Halong bay – Hanoi – fly to Danang – Hoi An

Early riser may join a Tai Chi session on the sundeck (depending on each cruise’s programme) and enjoy watching the sunrise in the Bay. Have breakfast and join activities of the day on board. Afterward your boat will weave its way back to the tourist pier in Tuan Chau. Upon disembarkation, you will be picked up for land transfer to Noi Bai airport for flight to Danang.

Suggested flight: HAN – DAD VN185 (18.30 – 19.50). Time and airfare are subject to change without prior notice

Arrival Danang airport, transfer to hotel in Hoi An for check-in. The rest of time is free at lesiure

Overnight in Hoi An

Day 5 Hoi An walking tour

Spend the morning to walk the ancient streets of Hoi An, lined with Chinese traders’ homes and wooden houses reincarnated as restaurants, cafés, and outlets for local artists, craftsmen and tailors. Explore the beautiful 16th century Japanese Bridge. Hoi An’s unique fusion of Chinese, Japanese and Vietnamese architecture is well displayed here, in what is arguably Vietnam’s most tourist-friendly town.

Afternoon is free for your optional activities or enjoy the shopping in Hoi An – a paradise for silk & fashionable clothing and accessories.

Overnight in Hoi An

Day 6 <strong>Hoi An - Siem Reap</strong>

Hoi An – Danang – fly to Siem Reap

Have breakfast at hotel in Hoi An and free time until pick up and transfer to the Danang airport for you flight to Siem Reap.

Suggested flight: DAD – REP K6 843 (11.35 – 13.35) (Time and airfare are subject to change without prior notice)

Arrival Siem Reap, pick up and transfer to hotel for check-in. The rest of time is free at leisure and discover this town by yourself.

Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 7 Siem Reap - Temple tour

Our private transfer and guide pick up you at your hotel in Siem Reap at 08.00am

Discover the Temples of Angkor which were constructed by the Khmer Empire between the 9th and 15th centuries.

After breakfast at the hotel, we enter the South Gate of Angkor Thom Temple and marvel the wonders of the eerie Bayon, the terrace of Elephants and terrace of Leper King. Preah Khan is a huge, highly explorable monastic complex. Full of carvings, passages and photo opportunities. It originally served as a Buddhist monastery and school, engaging over 1000 monks.

In the afternoon, you will visit the famous Angkor Wat, built for king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. The largest and best-preserved temple at the site, it is the only one to have remained a significant religious centre—first Hindu, then Buddhist—since its foundation. In the evening, enjoy the superb view of sunset from Phnom Bakheng hill.

Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 8 Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake

Have breakfast at hotel then pick up at 08.00am.

In the morning, take a boat trip to Tonle Sap Lake, South East Asia’s largest freshwater lake, where villages are on stilts.

Continue to the less visited Beng Mealea, which dates from the 11th Century. This sprawling jungle temple, which covers over 1sq km, is largely overrun by vegetation and was constructed in a distinctly Angkor Wat-style. However, Beng Mealea precedes and may have even served as a prototype for Angkor Wat.

Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 9 Siem Reap - fly to Bangkok

Have breakfast at hotel and free for leisure and shopping around Siem Reap until pick up for transfer to the airport for flight to Bangkok.

Suggested flight: REP – BKK PG906 (12.15 – 13.35) or K6 808 & K6 3603 (10.10 – 18.30) (transit at Saigon). Time and airfare are subject to change without prior notice.

Arrival Bangkok, pick up and transfer to hotel for check-in. The rest of time is free at leisure

Overnight in Bangkok

Day 10 Bangkok City

Breakfast at the hotel.

In the morning, visit Damnoensaduak Floating Market. Trip inclusive of a longtail paddle boat sailing along the ancient canals passing through local village by the canals, coconut farm, sugarcane factory.

In the afternoon, return to Bangkok to visit Royal Grand Palace, Emerald Buddha Temple & Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha, Thai Massage School and First University of Thailand.

In the evening, enjoy the dinner on board with live music along Chao Phraya River called Dinner Cruise

Overnight in Bangkok

Day 11 Bangkok - Phuket

Check out then transfer to the airport for flight to Phuket or Krabi.

Upon arrival, meet and greet then transfer to your hotel. Free time after check in

Overnight in Phuket or Krabi

Day 12 Leisure at beach

Full day free for leisure at nice beach.

Overnight in Phuket or Krabi

Day 13 Leisure at beach

Full day free for leisure at nice beach.

Overnight in Phuket or Krabi

Day 14 Phuket - Bangkok - Departure

Check out then transfer to Phuket/Krabi Airport for your flight to next destination or departure

End of services.

The Chi Boutique Hotel

The Chi Boutique Hotel in Hanoi consists of 42 rooms, all elegantly appointed and spacious. Rooms are gracefully furnished with luxurious wooden furniture and fabrics, combined with up-to-date, high-tech features like flat-screen televisions, telephones, air-conditioning and high-speed Wi-Fi.

Lobby area at the Chi Hotel

STANDARD ROOMS

The Standard rooms features everything you need for a comfy, enjoyable stay. A great space to relax in after a day of sightseeing around Hanoi with a sumptuous bed and an array of modern facilities.

SUPERIOR ROOMS

The Superior rooms are more spacious and elaborate. Light and elegant décor pairing with contemporary conveniences. Window allows natural lighting covering the room with warmth and freshness. All ensures to maximize the comfort throughout the stay in Hanoi.

DELUXE ROOMS

Extra spacious and boasting either king size bed or twin bed, the Deluxe room is the best choice to treat you a special experience. Strategically located to enjoy natural lighting and city view from the window and the lovely balcony, these wonderful rooms promise a perfect stay in the heart of Hanoi Old Quarter.

SUITE

Treat yourself to a little extra indulgence in the Hidden Charm Hanoi with our Suite – luxury king size bed, ensuite bathroom complete with bathtub and shower. Tastefully decorated with calm colours and elegant furnishings, these extravagant rooms also have a large window and balcony offer stunning view to the city.

ORIENTAL SAILS

Picture of the Orientalsails Cruiser

Built in 2009 and newly renovated in 2014 in ancient Vietnamese style, Oriental Sails features 18 deluxe cabins of traditional style combined with modern facilities and comfort. The junk boasts rattan & wooden furnishings, a multitude of windows for amazing views from the inside, and a panoramic sundeck allowing different activities with the beauty of Halong Bay as a backdrop.

La Niche D’angkor Boutique Hotel

Pool and garden view

La Niche D’angkor Boutique Hotel offers 14 deluxe double rooms, 10 deluxe twin bedrooms, 04 deluxe triple rooms (02 rooms with one queen size bed and one single bed and the other two rooms with three separate single beds), 02 family rooms and 06 inter-connecting rooms ( one double room connect ed with one twin bed room ). Most of rooms have terrace and views of the big beautiful swimming pool setting in the middle of a lush tropical garden and some are view to garden.

I Residence Silom

A premium boutique hotel in Bangkok providing luxurious accommodation in Bangkok hotels situated between Silom and Sathorn district, adjacent to BTS Chong Nonsi Station surrounded by business area and shopping attractions.

Patong Premier Resort

Interior view of bedroom

Patong Premier Resort is centrally located in the heart of Patong Beach, our resort has a superb combination of location, price and service, its architecture and design in complete harmony with the landscape and uniquely Thai styled cultural of boutique resort. Our location is very convenient, close to banks, post office, tourist centers, hospitals, shopping areas, night market and night-time entertainment areas., international & local restaurants, and only a short stroll to white sandy Patong Beach.

Aonang Sunset Hotel

Interior view of bedroom

Aonang beach, all rooms are furnished in traditional Thai style using handcrafted and carved wooden furniture and provide a calm ans hospitable environment. Enjoy your breakfast in our spacious and sunny lobby or relax in the evening with a drink out on the courtyard while you watch the world go by out on Aonang Road.