Tour Code
AVCS1-18
Duration
18 days
Price From
$2,499
Dates
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Duration
18 days
Price From
$2,499
Typically $4,165

Deposit only $500 per person today to secure your trip

Travel in style and stress-free on this fully inclusive tour, enabling you to fully immerse yourself in the unique Vietnamese and Cambodian culture.

See the stunning emerald-green water, caves, and limestone islands of Halong Bay with your own eyes, before catching an overnight train to the Lao Cai Province in Hanoi.

Then make your way to several rural villages in the Sapa Valley where you will see rolling green hills surrounded by towering mountains – truly a sight to behold. Whether you are cruising on a boat down the Mekong River or chatting with the locals in Phnom Penh, this tour has got all your travel needs covered.

Route

Hanoi (1N) – Halong Bay (1N) - Hanoi (1N) - Sapa (1N) - Hanoi (1N) – Hoi An (3N) – Saigon (3N) – Siem Reap (2N) – Phnom Penh (2N)

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Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Depart for Hanoi – Vietnam’s capital. You will be met at the airports and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Meal: In-flight Meals.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong 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.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Overnight on Cruise.

Day 3: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Night Train to Lao Cai

Awake early and join a Tai Chi session on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea before exploring nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk and admire the amazing rock formations of Halong Bay from the sundeck. Your driver will meet you at the Halong jetty then we drive back to Hanoi. In the evening, you will be transferred to the train station for your overnight journey to Lao Cai Province via railways.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Overnight on Train Hanoi – Lao Cai.

Optional Halong Seaplane

Witness the vastness, the beauty and all limestone formations of World Nature Wonder – Halong Bay from the air in 25 minutes.

Day 4: Lao Cai - Sapa - Tribal Villages Excursions

Arrive in Lao Cai early in the morning. You will be then taken to your hotel for breakfast and refreshment. Afterwards, discover Lao Chai village, Muong Hoa Valley, Black H’mong village and take a soft-trekking further to Ta Van village.
Please noted that today requires comfortable walking shoes as the trek will take approximately 3 hours.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Day 5: Trekking to Ta Phin Village – Express Car to Hanoi

Continue exploring Sapa’s local life on foot. The soft-trekking will last approximately 3 hours to Ta Phin Village. In the afternoon, take an approximately 6-hour drive back to Hanoi via express car. On arrival, check-in your hotel and enjoy the night at your leisure.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

Day 6: Hanoi City Tour

This morning, you will 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).

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

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 7: Hanoi - Flight to Da Nang - Hoi An

Check out your hotel in the morning and get ready for a flight to Da Nang Airport. On arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.

Day 8: Hoi An Walking Tour

Start your walking tour around Hoi An in the morning. Visit popular highlights including the Japanese Bridge, the Chinese Temple and Phung Hung Old House. In the afternoon, freely explore the town or join one of our exciting optional tours.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.

Optional Hoi An Cooking Class Tour

A chance for you to experience all the typical features of traditional Vietnamese cuisine and master your cooking skills with unique recipes.

Optional A O Show

A O Show is a sophisticated cultural show featuring talented. This show will bring you on a journey from the rural to the urban life of Vietnam via a series of sketches and acts involving Vietnamese traditional props.

Optional Teh Dar Show

Join us a fantastic cultural Teh Dar Show and immerse in an interesting story of Vietnamese highlanders. Get ready to be amazed at the stunning acrobatic movements of the skilled artists and feel the spiritual life’s beauty through an exceptional background live music.

Day 9: Hoi An Free Day

Today you are free at leisure to explore Hoi An ancient town.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.

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 My Son Sanctuary and Thanh Ha Village Tour

My Son sanctuary, a great sample of ancient Champa civilization situated in the southern region of Vietnam. Stand astounded by a great number of exquisite stone sculptures, temples and towers nestled in a tropical jungle.

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.

Optional A O Show

A O Show is a sophisticated cultural show featuring talented. This show will bring you on a journey from the rural to the urban life of Vietnam via a series of sketches and acts involving Vietnamese traditional props.

Optional Teh Dar Show

Join us a fantastic cultural Teh Dar Show and immerse in an interesting story of Vietnamese highlanders. Get ready to be amazed at the stunning acrobatic movements of the skilled artists and feel the spiritual life’s beauty through an exceptional background live music.

Day 10: Hoi An - Da Nang – Flight to Saigon

Prepare for a flight to Saigon today. On arrival, check in your hotel and enjoy the night at your leisure.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 11: Saigon City Tour - Cu Chi Tunnels

After breakfast, visit famous attractions of Ho Chi Minh City such as Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office (photo spot only), War Remnant Museum and dive into the colorful Ben Thanh market, one of Ho Chi Minh’s liveliest areas. In the afternoon, head 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.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 12: Saigon - Optional Mekong Delta Tour

Explore Saigon at your own pace or book our optional tour to Mekong River area and enjoy an unforgettable experience along the mighty Mekong river.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

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.

Day 13: Saigon - Flight to Siem Reap

Take a flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 14: Siem Reap - Angkor Temples Complex

Early this morning, visit the breathtaking Angkor Wat. In the afternoon, journey to Angkor Thom, home to the Elephant Terrace, Bayon Temple, Terrace of Leper King and Ta Prohm. Spend this evening at your leisure.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 15: Siem Reap - Phnom Penh

Take a 6-hour drive to Phnom Penh. Upon arrival, get transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh.

Day 16: Phnom Penh City Tour

This morning, you will take a Phnom Penh city tour to The Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Wat Ounalom, and Central Market. Then discover the place where journalists camped on the eve of the Khmer Rouge takeover, followed by a visit to the ghostly building. Later on, continue to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a former high school which was used as the notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge regime before heading to Choeung Ek Killing Field to learn about the atrocities that took place here. To end your journey today, you will have a chance to taste some Khmer snacks while learning about the sombre Cambodian history.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh.

Day 17: Phnom Penh - Depart

Get ready for a flight back home.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

Day 18: Home Arrival

You will arrive home today.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

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.


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Dates & Prices

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

Departure

Price

Sun, 09 Feb 2020

$3,299

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

$3,299

Sun, 01 Mar 2020

$2,499

Sun, 15 Mar 2020

$2,499

Sun, 22 Mar 2020

$2,499

Sun, 05 Apr 2020

$2,899

Sun, 19 Apr 2020

$2,899

Sun, 03 May 2020

$2,499

Sun, 17 May 2020

$2,499

Sun, 07 Jun 2020

$2,499

Sun, 21 Jun 2020

$2,499

Sun, 05 Jul 2020

$2,899

Sun, 19 Jul 2020

$2,899

Sun, 02 Aug 2020

$2,499

Sun, 16 Aug 2020

$2,499

Sun, 06 Sep 2020

$2,499

Sun, 20 Sep 2020

$2,499

Sun, 04 Oct 2020

$2,499

Sun, 18 Oct 2020

$2,499

Sun, 01 Nov 2020

$2,499

Sun, 15 Nov 2020

$2,499

Sun, 06 Dec 2020

$3,299

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Departure

Price

Sun, 09 Feb 2020

$3,299

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

$3,299

Sun, 01 Mar 2020

$2,499

Sun, 15 Mar 2020

$2,499

Sun, 22 Mar 2020

$2,499

Sun, 05 Apr 2020

$2,899

Sun, 19 Apr 2020

$2,899

Sun, 03 May 2020

$2,499

Sun, 17 May 2020

$2,499

Sun, 07 Jun 2020

$2,499

Sun, 21 Jun 2020

$2,499

Sun, 05 Jul 2020

$2,899

Sun, 19 Jul 2020

$2,899

Sun, 02 Aug 2020

$2,499

Sun, 16 Aug 2020

$2,499

Sun, 06 Sep 2020

$2,499

Sun, 20 Sep 2020

$2,499

Sun, 04 Oct 2020

$2,499

Sun, 18 Oct 2020

$2,499

Sun, 01 Nov 2020

$2,499

Sun, 15 Nov 2020

$2,499

Sun, 06 Dec 2020

$3,299

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Departure

Price

Sun, 09 Feb 2020

$3,599

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

$3,599

Sun, 01 Mar 2020

$2,799

Sun, 15 Mar 2020

$2,799

Sun, 22 Mar 2020

$2,799

Sun, 05 Apr 2020

$3,199

Sun, 19 Apr 2020

$3,199

Sun, 03 May 2020

$2,799

Sun, 17 May 2020

$2,799

Sun, 07 Jun 2020

$2,799

Sun, 21 Jun 2020

$2,799

Sun, 05 Jul 2020

$3,199

Sun, 19 Jul 2020

$3,199

Sun, 02 Aug 2020

$2,799

Sun, 16 Aug 2020

$2,799

Sun, 06 Sep 2020

$2,799

Sun, 20 Sep 2020

$2,799

Sun, 04 Oct 2020

$2,799

Sun, 18 Oct 2020

$2,799

Sun, 01 Nov 2020

$2,799

Sun, 15 Nov 2020

$2,799

Sun, 06 Dec 2020

$3,599

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Departure

Price

Sun, 09 Feb 2020

$3,599

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

$3,599

Sun, 01 Mar 2020

$2,799

Sun, 15 Mar 2020

$2,799

Sun, 22 Mar 2020

$2,799

Sun, 05 Apr 2020

$3,199

Sun, 19 Apr 2020

$3,199

Sun, 03 May 2020

$2,799

Sun, 17 May 2020

$2,799

Sun, 07 Jun 2020

$2,799

Sun, 21 Jun 2020

$2,799

Sun, 05 Jul 2020

$3,199

Sun, 19 Jul 2020

$3,199

Sun, 02 Aug 2020

$2,799

Sun, 16 Aug 2020

$2,799

Sun, 06 Sep 2020

$2,799

Sun, 20 Sep 2020

$2,799

Sun, 04 Oct 2020

$2,799

Sun, 18 Oct 2020

$2,799

Sun, 01 Nov 2020

$2,799

Sun, 15 Nov 2020

$2,799

Sun, 06 Dec 2020

$3,599

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Departure

Price

Sun, 09 Feb 2020

$3,599

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

$3,599

Sun, 01 Mar 2020

$2,799

Sun, 15 Mar 2020

$2,799

Sun, 22 Mar 2020

$2,799

Sun, 05 Apr 2020

$3,199

Sun, 19 Apr 2020

$3,199

Sun, 03 May 2020

$2,799

Sun, 17 May 2020

$2,799

Sun, 07 Jun 2020

$2,799

Sun, 21 Jun 2020

$2,799

Sun, 05 Jul 2020

$3,199

Sun, 19 Jul 2020

$3,199

Sun, 02 Aug 2020

$2,799

Sun, 16 Aug 2020

$2,799

Sun, 06 Sep 2020

$2,799

Sun, 20 Sep 2020

$2,799

Sun, 04 Oct 2020

$2,799

Sun, 18 Oct 2020

$2,799

Sun, 01 Nov 2020

$2,799

Sun, 15 Nov 2020

$2,799

Sun, 06 Dec 2020

$3,599

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Departure

Price

Sun, 09 Feb 2020

$3,649

Sun, 23 Feb 2020

$3,649

Sun, 01 Mar 2020

$2,849

Sun, 15 Mar 2020

$2,849

Sun, 22 Mar 2020

$2,849

Sun, 05 Apr 2020

$3,249

Sun, 19 Apr 2020

$3,249

Sun, 03 May 2020

$2,849

Sun, 17 May 2020

$2,849

Sun, 07 Jun 2020

$2,849

Sun, 21 Jun 2020

$2,849

Sun, 05 Jul 2020

$3,249

Sun, 19 Jul 2020

$3,249

Sun, 02 Aug 2020

$2,849

Sun, 16 Aug 2020

$2,849

Sun, 06 Sep 2020

$2,849

Sun, 20 Sep 2020

$2,849

Sun, 04 Oct 2020

$2,849

Sun, 18 Oct 2020

$2,849

Sun, 01 Nov 2020

$2,849

Sun, 15 Nov 2020

$2,849

Sun, 06 Dec 2020

$3,649

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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 AUD300 for departures from Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra and AUD350 for departures from Perth.
  • Surcharge of AUD200 for departures in September, AUD400 for departures in April and July and AUD800 for departures in January , February, December.

Deposit & Payments

  • Secure your package with a deposit of $500 per person.
  • Pay a 2nd installment of $1,499 per person within 30 days after deposit.
  • You will then be invoiced for final payment 90 days prior to departure.

Booking Process

Step 1: Customer selects one of our ready-made tour packages along with your preferred travel date based on the availability calendar.

Noted: In case you request a free quote for your planned vacation, simply fill in this Customize Request Form: https://www.asiavacationgroup.com.au/customize/

Step 2: Complete the Booking Form

Step 3: One of our Reservation team will contact you within 12 hours to confirm your booking request.

Please note that customers must book at least 90 days prior to departure to ensure your desired travel date and time.

How to extend your stay
If you wish to do so, please follow these steps:

  1. Follow the “Book Now” prompts, until you reach the “Anything else we need to know?” field
  2. Here, please specify your preferred flight arrangements and if you require additional accommodation, with the number of nights needed.
  3. After finalizing your purchase and submitting your booking form, a member of our Reservation team will be in contact with you via email to verify your request.

Please note, a supplement of AU$200 per person (plus any applicable fare and tax differences) applies to deviate from the standard itinerary. We will contact you via email with a quote and proposed flight itinerary, and then proceed with collecting the additional payment required to confirm your request.

The additional cost for these land arrangements will be added to your final payment invoice, due 90 days prior to departure, and is strictly subject to availability.

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 $690 per person in addition to the twin share price.

Paired Solo Traveller
Not available.

Group size: 6-30 pax

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 AUD160 for Vietnam visa single 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 around USD$37 per person.

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

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.

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.

Airline

  • Return economy airfare with Vietnam Airlines is supplied per voucher (including 1 x 30 kg checked baggage and 7 kg hand baggage per passenger).
  • Internal airfare with Vietnam Airlines.
  • Customers must send us the electrical copy of passport by scanning or taking the first page of your passport. By this way, we could secure the accuracy of your personal information to make a proper reservation for you.
  • The airfare is non-refundable at all times.

Flights

  • Flight itineraries will be provided only 30 days prior to departure. If you book our tour packages within 30 days, your flight itinerary will be provided within 7 days.
  • Airline schedule may change or cancel before the itinerary and it is beyond our control. We will try our best to assist our customers, however, the customers are also responsible for reviewing your flight schedule prior to the departure. Moreover, you can contact your Travel Insurance provider to check whether you are covered by your policy.

Arriving early/Extending your trip: AUD200 per person for trip extension or early arrivals. If you wish to extend your trip, please note in your Booking Form then we will provide quotations for you. The fee above is just administrative only, no service included.

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