Tour Code
LE-14
Duration
14 days
Price From
$3,699
Dates
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Duration
14 days
Price From
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Route

Hoi An – Hanoi – Halong Bay – LuangPrabang – Siem Reap – Saigon

Highlights

  • Tour around the streets full of hundreds-year-old houses and join a cooking class in majestic Hoi An.
  • Wander around ancient pagodas, French colonial buildings, and experience the traditional street life of Hanoi Old Quarter.
  • Enjoy a sparkling night on a 5-star cruise in Halong Bay.
  • Discover symbols of Phnom Penh capital: Royal Place, Silver Pagoda, and National Museum, WatOunalom, TuolSleng Museum.
  • Walk among the ancient relics and stones covered in moss at Angkor Temples Complex.

Itinerary

Day01:Australia – Danang – Hoi An

Depart for Da Nang. On arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel in Hoi An for check-in.

Meals: In-flight meals

Day 02: Hoi An Walking tour- Cooking Class

Explore Hoi An’s bustling local market and other attractions with unique architectures such as Old Merchants’ House, a local Chinese Temple and the Japanese Covered Bridge. Enjoy a stroll along the peaceful Thu Bon River, one of the world’s famous trading port in the past. It will be an ideal day for you to learn about the fascinating stories and history of these ancient architectures.
Round off your trip with a cooking class and sample your efforts then.

Meals: Breakfast

Optional Hoi An Memories Show

Featuring 500 performers with superb choreography, this open-air theatrical extravaganza tells a story about the quintessence of Hoi An throughout 400 years of history while shining the spotlight on Ao Dai and the hidden charming beauty of Vietnamese women.

Day 03: Hoi An Free Day

Explore the delights of this wonderful Hoi An town at your own pace

Meals: Breakfast

Optional Golden Bridge Tour

Admire the astounding bridge lifted by two “hands of the Gods” in Ba Na Hill. From this amazing man-made wonders, you can enjoy the marvellous scenery of natures from above. Take this tour and walk among your fairy tales.

Optional Tra Que Vegetable Village Tour

Observe and try the local farming activities. Learn the process of planting vegetable such as raking the ground, sowing, watering, picking vegetables and many others. A light meal will be served during the tour.

Day 04: Hoi An – Da Nang- Ha Noi- City Tour

Enjoy a leisurely morning in Hoi An before transferring to the airport for your scheduled flight to Hanoi. On arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel to check in.
In the afternoon, take a half day Hanoi City Tour to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (photo spot only, a monumental edifice built to commemorate the Vietnamese Revolutionary leader), One Pillar Pagoda (one of Vietnam’s two most iconic temples), Temple of Literature (known as the first university of Vietnam) and Tran Quoc Pagoda (one of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam). The evening is free at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Optional Hanoi Street Food Tour

Enjoy a walk around the Old Quarter in the afternoon and have a taste of Northern Vietnamese delicacies such as stuffed pancake, Banh My, stuffed sticky rice balls, the unique egg coffee and many more.

Day 05: Ha Noi- Ha Long Bay

Today, you will take a 3.5-hour transfer by bus from Hanoi to Halong Bay, “a spectacular seascape sculpted by nature” by UNESCO due to its breathtaking caves and limestone pillars sitting on the water. Upon arrival, you will board a ship to explore the stunning scenery with a myriad of mysterious caves of all shapes and sizes.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 06: Ha Long Bay- Ha Noi- LuangPrabang

The Halong Bay tour continues today with a morning spent cruising on to the Man’s Head, Tortoise Islands and then Luon Cave by small bamboo boat. After brunch, continue to travel through Bai Tu Long to BaiChay before disembarking.
Then, get transferred to Hanoi Airports for a flight to LuangPrabang.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 07: LuangPrabang- Pak Ou Caves

This morning embark on an upstream cruise on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside before reaching the mysterious Pak Ou Caves. These two linked caves are crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. The rest of the day is at your leisure

Meals: Breakfast

Day 08: LuangPrabang City Tour - Siem Reap

Wake up early to join the most sacred tradition of Laos, the daily morning alms-giving, which dates to the 14th century. More than 200 Buddhist monks depart from various temple to gather their daily meal from the faithful residents sitting quietly on the streets. From there, we will visit the temporary morning market near the former Royal Palace. Just set on the ground, the local people come here to barter their day’s catch from rice to vegetable, to fish, or chicken. This is the best chance to experience the flavour of local life. After breakfast, we ascend to the top of Mount Phousifor an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a panoramic sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From there, you will visit Royal Palace Museum, which was built in 1904 during the French colonial era for King SisavangVong and his family. Your city tour continues with a visit to the magnificent WatXieng Thong, a superb piece of Lao temple architecture, which presents a sweeping two-tiered roof and ornate mosaics including a beautiful ‘tree of life ‘glass montage on the rear temple wall.
Then, transfer to the airport for a flight to Siem Reap, the gateways into the Khmer Temples. On arrival, pick up & transfer to the hotel to check in. The rest of day is at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 09: Siem Reap- Angkor Temples Complex

Spend a full day discovering the mystical Angkor temples. The world heritage site with soaring towers and extraordinary bas-reliefs. It is one of the most amazing man-made monuments in the world. Visit Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm Monastery, Angkor Thom, Bayon and the Elephant Terrace.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Siem Reap – Saigon

Spend the morning to explore Siem Reap at your own pace. Late in the afternoon, take a flight to Saigon which is known as the oriental pearl. On arrival, check in your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Optional Tonle Sap Lake Tour

Hop on a private boat to Tonle Sap Lake and visit unique villages with gardens, market, and restaurants all floating on water.

Day 11: Saigon City Tour – Cu chi Tunnels

After breakfast, spend your half day for a Saigon City tour to many highlights such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office (photo spot only), War Remnant Museum and have fun shopping at Ben Thanh market. In the afternoon, continue to Cu Chi Tunnels, a byzantine maze of underground passages, chambers and booby traps used by both the Viet Minh and the Viet Cong during Vietnam-US war. The tunnel system had become legendary during the 1960s as a strategic military base and underground community life.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 12: Saigon Free Day

Spend a day at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast

Optional Day tour Mekong

Embark on a cruise to Ben Tre river and visit brickwork, coconut processing workshop, a local village making sleep mattresses. Continue taking a motor cart (xe lôi) or cycling through the green rice fields and vegetable plains. Lunch is served at the restaurant riverside. In the afternoon, sail through water palm creek by rowboat and get back to Hung Vuong Pier for departing to Saigon.

Optional Dinner on Saigon River Cruise Tour

Dinner on Saigon river cruise offers an opportunity to witness another side of Saigon. Enjoy the river breeze gently caressing your skin, together with renowned Vietnamese delicacies which guarantee to make your evening unforgettable.

Day 13: Saigon – Depart

Enjoy the day at your leisure and get ready for a flight back home.

Meals: In-flight meals

Day 14: Home Arrival

You will arrive home today.

Inclusions

  • International and domestic flights.
  • Accommodation and meals in the itinerary.
  • All local boat rentals and cycling as mentioned in the program.
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.
  • Water bottles during tours.
  • Transportation by air-conditioning vehicles.
  • Local English-speaking tour guides.

*Actual accommodation may vary due to availability. However, equivalent quality is guaranteed.

Dates & Prices

*Prices included Location Surcharge and Peak Season surcharge
* indicates Lowest Price for that region

Departure

Price

Mon, 10 Feb 2020

$4,499

Mon, 24 Feb 2020

$4,499

Mon, 02 Mar 2020

$3,699

Mon, 16 Mar 2020

$3,699

Mon, 06 Apr 2020

$4,099

Mon, 20 Apr 2020

$4,099

Mon, 04 May 2020

$3,699

Mon, 18 May 2020

$3,699

Mon, 08 Jun 2020

$3,699

Mon, 22 Jun 2020

$3,699

Mon, 06 Jul 2020

$4,099

Mon, 20 Jul 2020

$4,099

Mon, 10 Aug 2020

$3,699

Mon, 24 Aug 2020

$3,699

Mon, 14 Sep 2020

$3,899

Mon, 28 Sep 2020

$3,899

Mon, 12 Oct 2020

$3,699

Mon, 26 Oct 2020

$3,699

Mon, 02 Nov 2020

$3,699

Mon, 16 Nov 2020

$3,699

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Departure

Price

Mon, 10 Feb 2020

$4,499

Mon, 24 Feb 2020

$4,499

Mon, 02 Mar 2020

$3,699

Mon, 16 Mar 2020

$3,699

Mon, 06 Apr 2020

$4,099

Mon, 20 Apr 2020

$4,099

Mon, 04 May 2020

$3,699

Mon, 18 May 2020

$3,699

Mon, 08 Jun 2020

$3,699

Mon, 22 Jun 2020

$3,699

Mon, 06 Jul 2020

$4,099

Mon, 20 Jul 2020

$4,099

Mon, 10 Aug 2020

$3,699

Mon, 24 Aug 2020

$3,699

Mon, 14 Sep 2020

$3,899

Mon, 28 Sep 2020

$3,899

Mon, 12 Oct 2020

$3,699

Mon, 26 Oct 2020

$3,699

Mon, 02 Nov 2020

$3,699

Mon, 16 Nov 2020

$3,699

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Departure

Price

Mon, 10 Feb 2020

$4,799

Mon, 24 Feb 2020

$4,799

Mon, 02 Mar 2020

$3,999

Mon, 16 Mar 2020

$3,999

Mon, 06 Apr 2020

$4,399

Mon, 20 Apr 2020

$4,399

Mon, 04 May 2020

$3,999

Mon, 18 May 2020

$3,999

Mon, 08 Jun 2020

$3,999

Mon, 22 Jun 2020

$3,999

Mon, 06 Jul 2020

$4,399

Mon, 20 Jul 2020

$4,399

Mon, 10 Aug 2020

$3,999

Mon, 24 Aug 2020

$3,999

Mon, 14 Sep 2020

$4,199

Mon, 28 Sep 2020

$4,199

Mon, 12 Oct 2020

$3,999

Mon, 26 Oct 2020

$3,999

Mon, 02 Nov 2020

$3,999

Mon, 16 Nov 2020

$3,999

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Departure

Price

Mon, 10 Feb 2020

$4,799

Mon, 24 Feb 2020

$4,799

Mon, 02 Mar 2020

$3,999

Mon, 16 Mar 2020

$3,999

Mon, 06 Apr 2020

$4,399

Mon, 20 Apr 2020

$4,399

Mon, 04 May 2020

$3,999

Mon, 18 May 2020

$3,999

Mon, 08 Jun 2020

$3,999

Mon, 22 Jun 2020

$3,999

Mon, 06 Jul 2020

$4,399

Mon, 20 Jul 2020

$4,399

Mon, 10 Aug 2020

$3,999

Mon, 24 Aug 2020

$3,999

Mon, 14 Sep 2020

$4,199

Mon, 28 Sep 2020

$4,199

Mon, 12 Oct 2020

$3,999

Mon, 26 Oct 2020

$3,999

Mon, 02 Nov 2020

$3,999

Mon, 16 Nov 2020

$3,999

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Departure

Price

Mon, 10 Feb 2020

$4,849

Mon, 24 Feb 2020

$4,849

Mon, 02 Mar 2020

$4,049

Mon, 16 Mar 2020

$4,049

Mon, 06 Apr 2020

$4,449

Mon, 20 Apr 2020

$4,449

Mon, 04 May 2020

$4,049

Mon, 18 May 2020

$4,049

Mon, 08 Jun 2020

$4,049

Mon, 22 Jun 2020

$4,049

Mon, 06 Jul 2020

$4,449

Mon, 20 Jul 2020

$4,449

Mon, 10 Aug 2020

$4,049

Mon, 24 Aug 2020

$4,049

Mon, 14 Sep 2020

$4,249

Mon, 28 Sep 2020

$4,249

Mon, 12 Oct 2020

$4,049

Mon, 26 Oct 2020

$4,049

Mon, 02 Nov 2020

$4,049

Mon, 16 Nov 2020

$4,049

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Important

The “from” tour price is based on departures from Sydney or Melbourne during off-peak air travel and accommodation periods. An AVG representative will be happy to help you calculate a cost for your preferred departure date. Below is a guide to surcharges that may apply.

Note: there are limited departure dates for this tour.

  • Surcharge of $300 for departures from Adelaide & Brisbane & and $350 for departures from Perth.
  • Surcharge:$800 for departures in January/February, $400 for departures in April/July and $200 for departures in September.

Tour Exclusions:

  • Meals and drinks are not mentioned in the program
  • Visa fees
  • Tipping for driver and tour guide & personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change
  • Extra cost or missing tour caused by flight delay or cancel
  • Any service not clearly mentioned in the program

Asia Vacation Group shall not deliver a refund for any delay or change in program or expenses incurred or injury and damage due to airlines, accident, breakdown of transport and sickness.

In some cases, your chosen extra tours may be canceled by Asia Vacation Group due to force majeure you may choose to change to other alternative tour OR receive a coupon equal to the amount you paid for it. The difference in cost of the alternative tour will be paid by you or transferred to a coupon as applicable. This coupon is issued after the tour and is valid for two years. It is valid for any tour by Asia Vacation Group and cannot be redeemed for cash.

FLIGHTS, UPGRADES & EXTENSIONS

Airfare Information

  • Airline: Vietnam Airlines, Singapore Airlines or similar (20kg for checked baggage per passenger and 7kg hand luggage per passenger, 01-piece check-in baggage each person only
  • Some flights will require a minimum of 1 transit (maximum 2).
  • All tickets will include 20 kilos checked baggage per person, along with 7 kilos of hand luggage.
  • Despite the airlines baggage allowance, we recommend travelling with 20 kilos per person due to restrictions with internal flights (where applicable), as well as coach and train transportation. Also, you will be responsible for handling your luggage at all times as the services of porters is not included. If travelling over this amount, you will be liable for any excess baggage fees enforced by the airline, payable direct.
  • Once ticketed, flights are non-refundable. Any changes will be subject to the airline rules and change fees.
  • Full names as per passport (including all middle names) are required.
  • Any airline schedule changes or cancellations are beyond our control.
  • Any airline ‘extras’ such as pre-allocated seating is at your own arrangement (additional charges apply)

Premium Economy or Business Class upgrades 

  • Business Class upgrade available from an additional $3,000 per person (subject to availability).

 

How to extend your stay
Some customers like to enhance their holiday by extending their stay before/behind and/or post-tour. $200per person is applied for trip extension or early arrivals.

 

Important Information

Tipping
A friendly reminder that tipping is not included in your package. Tipping is not compulsory on your trip, but they can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry. If you feel that your guide and driver have done an impeccable job, you can choose to give a gratuity, but this is entirely your decision.

For the services of your guide, it is suggested that you budget for AUD$10-20 per person, per day. Tipping of your driver is also appreciated and we would suggest AUD$5 per person, per day.

As this particular tour does not collect a ‘kitty’, it is entirely up to the individual whether or not you would like to tip locals for the services of things like taxis or when dining at restaurants. In these cases, we suggest you allow 10-20% of the value of the service as a tip. Again, it is not compulsory and entirely up to the individual.

 

Accommodation
The accommodation listed is subject to change. Any changes will be of an equal or higher standard. Bedding configurations (double or twin) are requests only. All efforts will be made to meet your preferences however any changes are beyond our control.

 

Single Supplement
Single supplement is $915 per person in addition to the twin share price.

 

Paired Solo Traveller
Not available.

 

Triple Share
Upon your request except for cruises

 

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is required to protect yourself against the unexpected.

We have partnered with SureSave to offer you competitive rates for your travel insurance. You can book comprehensive or budget cover simply to arrange your policy.

 

Visa & Passport information
It is the traveler’s responsibility to ensure they have a valid passport. The passport must be valid for a minimum of six months from the intended date of return and must have more than 2 blank pages.

Australian passport holder is required to have a visa for travel to Vietnam. The visa is easiest to complete with Asia Vacation group and just need to pay AUD250 for Vietnam visa Multiple Entry.

Once approved, please ensure that you travel with the following documentation as they are required to present to customs upon arrival into the country.

Please note that these details are subject to change without notice. We recommend visiting https://smartraveller.gov.au for up to date information in terms of entry requirements.

For Cambodia, you will obtain your visa when crossing the border from Vietnam to Cambodia. The cost of the Cambodian Visa is USD$25 per person.

Tour Documentation
Final documentation, including e-tickets and hotel details, will be provided approximately 30 days prior to travel.

 

Group size

2-20 people

 

Children
Children must be 2 years old or over and share a room with parents at all times. Children are the same price as adults.

 

Tour Length
The total length of the tour in days includes time spent in flight and is subject to change depending on the flight schedule, please refer to the day by day itinerary for the time spent on land.

 

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