Inc. Halong Bay Cruise

Highlights of Indochina

14 day Small Group Tour - from £2184

Set out on an unforgettable journey through Indochina stopping off at the best Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia has to offer. Cruise around Halong Bay, explore the french colonial streets of Luang Prabang and marvel at Angkor Wat.

Highlights:

  • Halong Bay overnight cruise
  • Saigon city site and Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Ancient Hue and Hoi An
  • French colonial streets of Luang Prabang
  • Temples of Angkor
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 - Saigon

On arrival in Saigon, transfer to your hotel and enjoy free time until your tour briefing and welcome drinks with your fellow travellers.

Hotel: The Hotel Equatorial, Saigon or similar

Day 2 – Saigon & Cu Chi Tunnels

Today you will visit Cu Chi Tunnels. Discover the network of underground tunnels while learning about their role in the Vietnam War. Later, enjoy a guided walking tour of Saigon where you will see Dong Khoi Street, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Reunification Palace, and Ben Thanh Market.

Hotel: The Hotel Equatorial, Saigon or similar
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 3 – Mekong Delta

Venture to the Mekong Delta and spend the day exploring the many palm fringed canals, local temples and markets. Enjoy a delicious lunch made from locally harvested produce. Stop by a Cao Dai temple with its spectacular architecture.

Hotel: The Hotel Equatorial, Saigon or similar
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 4 – Saigon to Hoi An

Fly to Danang, and then enjoy a scenic drive to Hoi An. Take a walking tour to discover the mix of Chinese, Japanese and French influenced architecture.

Hotel: Hoi An Silk Marina Resort, Hoi An or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 – Hoi An

Visit a sleepy corner of Hoi An and see the amazing artworks covering the walls, streets and alleyways. Visit Thanh Dong Organic Farm, to learn traditional farming methods adopted by this village. Chat with the local farmers and take part in the farming activities.

Hotel: Hoi An Silk Marina Resort, Hoi An or similar
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 6 - Hoi An to Hanoi

Fly from Danang to Hanoi and discover Hanoi’s must-visit sites including the Ho Chi Minh complex, the infamous Hoa Lo Prison, also known as the “Hanoi Hilton.” Pay a visit to the Temple of Literature. End with a visit inside the Opera House and enjoy a delicious afternoon tea.

Hotel: The Ann Hotel, Hanoi or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 – Halong Bay

Drive past scenes of traditional rural life from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay. Board a well-appointed junk boat, enjoy a delicious lunch and begin cruising among the 3,000 islands which rise from the sea. In the evening, retreat to your private cabin, or relax on the main deck or at the bar.

Boat: Bhaya Cruises or similar
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 8 – Hanoi

Take part in a sunrise Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck before enjoying brunch on board. Upon arrival back in port, transfer to your hotel in Hanoi. Take a walking tour to visit the old quarter and a stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake before enjoying an evening at leisure.

Hotel: The Ann Hotel, Hanoi or similar
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 9 - Hanoi to Luang Prabang

Fly to Luang Prabang. Start your tour with a visit to Wat Xieng Thong, and by walk to Phou Si Mountain. Take part in a traditional Baci ceremony. Hop on a tuk-tuk for your dinner at Bamboo Experience.

Hotel: Sala Prabang, Luang Prabang or similar
Meals: Breakfast and dinner

Day 10 – Luang Prabang

Rise early to see the locals giving morning alms to the orange-robed monks. After breakfast take a walking tour to the local market for some snacks. Visit Wat Mai and the National Museum. Cruise to the Pak Ou caves, have a picnic lunch and play the local favourite game of petanque. Finish with sunset drinks.

Hotel: Sala Prabang, Luang Prabang or similar
Meals: Breakfast and lunch

Day 11 - Luang Prabang to Siem Reap

Visit Kuang Si waterfalls and then transfer to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap. In the evening be entertained by Phare, The Cambodian Circus where the performers use theatre, music, dance and modern circus arts to tell uniquely Cambodian stories; historical, folk and modern.

Hotel: Steung Siem Reap or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 12 – Siem Reap

Start early to witness the breathtaking sunrise over Angkor Wat temple, followed by lunch at a local restaurant. Reach the southern gate of Angkor Thom, the “Great City” and marvel at the hundreds of imposing 23m (75 foot) high stone faces of Bayon. Featured in the Tomb Raider movie, visit Ta Prohm known for its unforgettable trees with thick roots that entangle the walls.

Hotel: Steung Siem Reap or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 13 – Siem Reap

Visit Beong Mealea Temple, a 12th-century Buddhist sanctuary built from perfectly-squared sandstone blocks, still partly buried under vegetation. Shop at a local market and lunch at a local restaurant. Visit an isolated community of three villages built on stilts. These scenic villages are flooded from Aug – Feb. You will take the small boat through the flooded mangrove forests fostering a variety of wildlife. Go back in time with Khmer ancient culture in a spectacular performance while you enjoy the finest cuisine in town.

Hotel: Steung Siem Reap or similar
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 14 - Farewell

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. Or, ask us about options to extend your journey.

Meals: Breakfast

14 day Small Group Tour - from £2184

With flights from £2934

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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin room, and include meals where shown. Talk to an Asian Expert for departure dates and availability.

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Your Touring Experience

Make friends along the way as you discover the sights and experience the culture of this fascinating region.

Your small group tour includes:

  • 12 nights hotel accommodation
  • Overnight cruise
  • Sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Arrival/departure transfers
  • Max 16 passengers
  • Daily breakfast, 6 lunches and 4 dinners
  • 4 internal flights
  • Expert local guide

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To confirm availability call 0333 234 3112

For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to an Asia Expert on 0333 234 3112

Coronavirus – Notice for Customers

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