|PICK/DROP LOCATION||Hanoi (Pickup) | Siem Reap (Drop)|
|PICK/DROP LOCATION||Hanoi (Pickup) | Siem Reap (Drop)|
You are warmly welcomed by TravelingGo Tours Representative at Noibai Airport and transfered to your hotel in Hanoi capital. Be free and relax after long journey. Overnight in Hanoi.
After breakfast, meet your guide at your hotel and depart on tour to visit Hanoi with the following highlights:
The Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university. Visit the serene Museum of Ethnology where you observe Vietnam’s diverse culture through the Museum’s unique presentation of artefacts and dress used in daily life. (Museum of Ethnology is closed on Mondays). The Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda, Quan Thanh Temple, Quan Thanh. Drive back to central Hanoi for a walking tour through the Old Quarter to enjoy the bustling local life. This bustling area of narrow streets and alleys is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. It’s a great place to explore with plenty of photo opportunities all around you.
Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Leave Hanoi at 8:30 for Halong Bay, on arrival at Halong city at about 12:00. Upon arrival, get on a Junk cruising around Ha Long Bay with a delicious local seafood lunch, passing Dog island, Incense Urn island, Ga Choi island, Finger island, Hoa Cuong Island and visit Surprise Cave and short swimming at Titov beach (if weather permitted). Have dinner on board and enjoy the night fishing.
Overnight on board.
In the morning, cruise to Bai Tu long Bay, Fire island, Bo Nau Island, fishing village. Having lunch on boat and arrive at Ha long wharf about 12.00 noon. Back to Hanoi by car and go to the airport. We will take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, we are welcome by tour guide and transfer to check in hotel.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
Enjoy breakfast at hotel. Leave at 8:00 from your hotel for My Tho. Upon arrival, get on a private boat cruising along small creek to Mekong River estuary, to Phoenix Island. The motorized boat cruises more along natural creeks and quiet village in Ben Tre Province. Visit orchards, bee – keeping farm, taste natural honey and honey wine, enjoy tropical fruit, traditional music, wonder around a distillery, explore the local coconut candy production process, taste candy & coconut pulp. Back to Hochiminh City.
Overnight in Hochiminh.
Morning visit Cu chi tunnel to visit the military base of Vietnamese Army which is a system of tunnels to understand how people lived, struggled and won the war. Back to Ho Chi Minh, and then we will go to visit Reunification Palace, War Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, China town and Ben Thanh Market.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
You have the morning free to relax before your transfer to Phnompenh by Shared Luxury Bus.
Up on arrival, welcome direct transfer to visit: The Monument Independent: A short stop for taking photograph. The Monument which is patterned on a lotus flower bud, adorned with Naga heads (multi-headed cobras), and obviously reminiscent in design of the towers of Angkor Wat. Souvenir Shop: For shopping. Naga Casino & Resort: and try your best luck.
Overnight at hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel visit: Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda: the Royal Palace compound build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, is the most conspicuous feature and also one of impressive colorful Khmer-style Palaces. Nearside the Royal Palace is Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple), display plenty of Buddha Statues that were decorated and made by diamond, emerald, gold and silver. Wat Phnom: the birthplace of the capital; according to legend, Phnom Penh was founded here when a woman named Penh found four Buddha statues and built the temple to house them, from there you can enjoy views over the Tree-lined avenues of Phnom Penh. Russian Market: Offers the largest and most varied selection of Traditional souvenirs, curios and other items of interest to the visitor.
Afternoon visit: Toul Sleng S-21 the Genocide Museum: Prior to 1975, Toul Sleng was a high school, When the Khmer Rouge came to power it was converted into the S-21 prison. The building now serves as a museum, a memorial and a testament to the madness of the Khmer Rouge regime. The prison kept extensive records, leaving thousands of photos of their victims, many of which are on display. Take the boat cruise to visit floating village and view sunset at front of the Royal Palace. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
After breakfast, continue the journey by express A/C coach to Siem Reap, it takes approx 6 hours to travel, Arrival Siem Reap, meet and visit: Artisan D’ Angkor: the Handicraft center for the wood and stone carving processes. Wat Thmei (Killing Field) contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Some of the bones were recovered from a nearby well while others are the remains of soldiers who died on a nearby battlefield. Bakheng hill: Sunset viewing on top of the hill. Bakheng is the first major temple to be constructed in the Angkor area, this temple-mountain offers extraordinary views of the Tonle Sap and Angkor wat.
Visit Night market for traditional souvenir shopping.
Breakfast at the hotel, we explore to visit Angkor Thom: The ancient capital (12th century). See the South Gate including Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara. The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas The Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Ta Prohm: One of the most popular temples, this sprawling complex is famous for its jungle-like, ruined atmosphere, and the giant trees which rise from the stone, gripping the temple in their extensive roots. The temple appears very much as it would have to the first European explores and invites visitors to linger in its crumbling passageways.
After lunch visit Jewelry Souvenir Shop then continue visit Ta Promh Temple then discover the Angkor Wat, Angkor Wat: The “7th Wonders’ of the World”. 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.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for safe flight home