Majesty Of Indochina 13 Days from Luang Prabang to Siem Reap
Tour code: MI13D
Type of tour: Private tour
Duration: 13 Days 12 Nights
Route: Luang Prabang - Hanoi - Ha Long - Da Nang - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi - Siem Reap
Overview: The crown jewel of Laos and former Lanexang, Luang Prabang, is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in South East Asia. Magical and charming, it has preserved its long-standing reputation as a stronghold of Lao cultures with its splendid natural scenery and sense of timelessness.
( 13 Days 12 Nights )
What make this tour so special:
- Visit Vat Visoun, the site of an impressive stupa,
- Walk to the nearby Vat Aham
- Visit Vat Xieng Thong
- Take a boat trip upstream the Mekong River to visit the famous caves of Pak Ou
- Khmu minority village of Ban Thapaene sightseeing
- Stop overview impressive Friendship Bridge
- Overnight on cruise in Ha Long Bay
- Day 1: Luang Prabang
- Day 2: Luang Prabang
- Day 3: Luang Prabang
- Day 4: Luang Prabang - Hanoi
- Day 5: Hanoi - Halong
- Day 6: Halong - Hanoi
- Day 7: Hanoi - Danang - Hoian
- Day 8: Hoian - Danang - Hue
- Day 9: Hue - Ho Chi Minh
- Day 10: Ho chi minh - Cuchi - Ho Chi Minh
- Day 11: Ho chi minh - Siem Reap
- Day 12: Siem Reap
- Day 13: Siem Reap
SAT 13.20 hrs meet upon arrival at Luang Prabang airport by PG 632, transfer and check-in at hotel. The crown jewel of Laos and former Lanexang, Luang Prabang, is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in South East Asia. Magical and charming, it has preserved its long-standing reputation as a stronghold of Lao cultures with its splendid natural scenery and sense of timelessness. In 1995 UNESCO voted Luang Prabang as a World Heritage City.Visit Vat Visoun, the site of an impressive stupa, That Makmo, stylistically more Srilankalese than Lao. Then walk to the nearby Vat Aham, which is one of the city’s major tutelary shrines, dedicated to Deveta Luang (spirit) Pu Gneu Ya Gneu (ancestors). Continue to visit Vat Mai, built in 1796, famous for the five – tiered roof of its wooden sim built in the standard of Luang Prabang style. Climb Vat Phousi hill for an outstanding overview of the city. Sunset at Vat Prabaht Tai, located along the Mekong River (dinner – own account). Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 02 : Luang Prabang
Picnic lunch at a bamboo cottage overlooking the confluence between the Mekong and Nam Ou rivers. Return to Luang Prabang by boat and continue by car to visit Ban Xang Khong, a weaving village where traditional Sa paper is also produced. (Dinner – own account). Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 03 : Luang Prabang
Close to the waterfall is the Khmu minority village of Ban Thapaene. Take a walk through the village before continuing to Ban Xom, a lowland Lao village, known for its cotton production. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 04 : Luang Prabang - Hanoi
Day 05 : Hanoi - Halong
Day 06 : Halong - Hanoi
Breakfast at hotel. Enjoy a relaxing 5 hour boat trip through Halong Bay with a fresh Seafood lunch prepared and served on board (please let us know if you do not eat seafood). Cruise around the islands, relaxing and swimming before returning to Hanoi. At leisure to do some shopping. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 07 : Hanoi - Danang - Hoian
Day 08 : Hoian - Danang - Hue
Breakfast at hotel. Free morning at leisure until boat ride to local restaurant for an early lunch before the departure from Hoi An, via the Marble Mountains, over the most spectacular Hai Van Pass and onto Vietnam’s former imperial capital and charming town set on the banks of the Perfume River. We visit the local Dong Ba market in Hue, where the famous conical hats are made before an evening of leisure in this quiet town. (Dinner – own account), overnight in Hue
Day 09 : Hue - Ho Chi Minh
In the afternoon fly to Ho Chi Minh. After check in at your hotel, enjoy Ho Chi Minh (still called Saigon by residents) by night beginning with a pre dinner sunset drink at one of the roof top bars and a walk down the famous Dong Khoi street (formerly Rue Catinat) to a local restaurant for dinner. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 10 : Ho chi minh - Cuchi - Ho Chi Minh
Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, drive to Cu Chi district (150 km from HCMC) to 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. You have the chance to crawl through this amazing system of tunnels before returning to Saigon for Lunch. Afternoon orientation by foot from the Saigon River past the Opera House, Town Hall & Notre Dame Cathedral. Visit Reunification Palace (museum) and the famous Ben Thanh Market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 11 : Ho chi minh - Siem Reap
Upon arrival at Siem Reap International airport, meet and transfer to the hotel
Day 12 : Siem Reap
In the morning visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12th century): the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace, and the Terrace of the Leper King.
In the afternoon visit Victory Gate, the twin temples of Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda twin temples, Takeo and Ta Prohm. The latter is one of the most beautiful temples in the area. It has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Its appeal lies in the fact that, unlike the other monuments of Angkor, it has been left to be swallowed by the jungles, and looks very much the way most of the monuments of Angkor appeared when European explorer first stumbled upon them. Banteay Kdei, surrounded by 4 concentric walls, Srah Srang, "the pool of ablutions" which was doubtless used for ritual bathing and Kravan temples with unique brick sculptures overnight in
Day 13 : Siem Reap - Departure
Tour rates: Rates vary depend on group size, travel time, accommodation level, transportation and other service. Please check with us for the best tour rates
- Hotel accommodation as specific or similar, base on twin sharing
- Accommodation in shared twin rooms with air-condition and private bath room
- All transportation and transfers
- Meals as stated in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
- Tours with English speaking guide
- International air-tickets for the routing Luangparabang - Hanoi & Ho Chi Minh- Siemreap
- Domestic ticket Hanoi - Danang & Hue - Ho Chi Minh
- Entrance fees
Visa fee - visa to Vietnam
International airfare& airport taxes
Visa and visa arrangement
Surcharges for compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and
Peak season surcharges (which will be advised at time of booking)
Tips & gratuities
- If you don’t have enough time to complete visa before your departure to Vietnam, we will help you to obtain visa on arrival easily
- As indicated: A/C= Air-conditioning, O/N= Overnight, B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
- Itinerary is subject to change depending on flights, road condition and room availability
- Rates are subjected to changed without prior notice.
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