Indochina Explorer | Highlights Tour from Hanoi to Siem Reap
from $2199 per person
Culture in Ha Noi
Cruise in Lan Ha Bay
History in Hue
Art & Culture in Hoi An
History in Ho Chi Minh
Mekong Delta Excursion
Siem Reap & Angkor Archaeological Park
Hanoi / Siem Reap
Accommodation as described in programDomestic flightsEnglish speaking private tour guideEntrance fees & excursions as per tour programMeals as specified in tour program (B,L,D)Mineral water during excursionsprivate transfer in air conditioned carTravel insurance
Intl. flightsVisa fees
Additional tours & activitiesprivate tour guide in other languages on request
Day | Welcome to Hà Nội
Arriving at the airport of Ha Noi (Noi Bai) you will be driven to the hotel and can relax. Later you will visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, West Lake and the Temple of Literature. At the end of the day, take a look at Hao's unique water puppet theater. Dinner and overnight will be in Hanoi.
Day | Hà Nội – Lan Hạ Bucht
After breakfast, you will be picked up at your hotel and taken to Cat Hai Harbor, where you will board for lunch. When the ship goes down they get their lunch served. After strengthening you will visit a cave with a bamboo boat and afterwards you can go swimming. Back on the big ship, you can relax at the bar and watch the sunset. On request, there are also massage and spa treatments on board. At the end of the day, dine in the middle of Lan Ha Bay. If you want you can still take part in the nocturnal squid fishing afterwards. You will spend the night on board.
(B, L, D)
Day | Lan Hạ Bay - Ha Nội - Flight to Huế
In the morning you can start the day with a Tai Chi session or a photo hunt. Then there is breakfast. Today you can explore the area by kayak and visit a fishing village. Before lunches are buffet style you will have the opportunity to attend a cooking demonstration. Then the ship will soon dock in the harbor and you will go ashore again. From the harbor you will be transferred back to Ha Noi and fly from there to Hue. Once there, you will be driven to your hotel in the city center.
Day | Huế City Tour
If you've had breakfast, you'll be the first to do a bike rickshaw tour of the city today. You will visit, among other things, the Imperial Citadel and Tinh Tam Lake. Afterwards you will have a short lunch break. Afterwards you will continue on a boat trip on the Perfume River with a stop at the Thien Mu Pagoda and the Ming Mang Tomb. Before returning to Hue visit the Tu Duc tomb. Overnight in Hue.
Day | Huế – Hội An
Leave Hue in the morning and drive over Hai Van Pass and Lang Co Beach to Hoi An. Once there, you will be taken to your accommodation. In the afternoon, take a tour of Hoi An. Your guide will pick you up and visit with you the Hoi An Museum, old houses, Chinese boardrooms, various craft shops and the Japanese Bridge. Continue to a local lantern maker. There you will attend a workshop to learn the traditional art of making lanterns and make your own lantern. You will spend the night in Hoi An.
Day | Hội An Leisure
Today you can spend the day as you please. You can relax on the beach and enjoy the sun and sea, or even go into the city and explore it. If you wish we can also book a cooking class for you. In the evening, we recommend you to stroll through the old town and if you want to go there with one of the many small boats on the Thu Bon River. Also recommended is a visit to the night market, where you can taste traditional specialities. You will spend the night in Hoi An.
Day | Hội An– Đà Nẵng – Hồ Chí Minh
In the morning you will be transferred to the airport and fly to Ho Chi Minh (formerly Saigon). Once there, you will be taken to the hotel. In the afternoon you will go on a sightseeing tour. You will visit the War Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and Thien Hau Pagoda in Cho Lon. You will spend the night in Ho Chi Minh.
Day | Hồ Chí Minh-Cu Chi Tunnel - Hồ Chí Minh
After breakfast, leave Ho Chi Minh and drive to Cu Chi Tunnel. They visit the famous underground system of the Vietnam War. Here you will learn everything about the tunnels and visit them. Afterwards you will be able to taste hot tea and typical food during the war. Then it's back to Ho Chi Minh.
Day | Hồ Chí Minh - Mekong Delta - Hồ Chí Minh
After breakfast, drive to the Mekong Delta. Once there, board a motorboat to get to the floating market. Then a rowboat will lead you through the small channels until you arrive at a large garden, where you can taste many tropical fruits from Vietnam. You will also see coconut sweets, crispy rice cakes and ceramics on this tour. Then you will attend a cooking class on the island of Tan Phong and afterwards enjoy your home-cooked meals in a garden overlooking the river. Afterwards you cycle through a village and explore the area. Alternatively, you can relax in a hammock. Then it's back to Ho Chi Minh to stay overnight.
Day | Hồ Chí Minh - flight to Siem Reap
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to fly from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap. Once there, you will be picked up and taken to your accommodation. The rest of the day is free. You will spend the night in Siem Reap.
Day | Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake
Today you will explore Siem Reap and Tonle Sap Lake. You will visit the artisan workshop Artisans D 'Angkor. Here you will have the opportunity to observe the craftsmen at work. Later we head to the floating village of Chong Kneas, where people live in floating houses on Tonle Sap Lake. On a boat trip you will see houses, schools, markets, a crocodile farm and fish farms. Overnight in Siem Reap.
(B, L, D)
Day | Siem Reap - Unknown Temple
If you have breakfast you will explore the temples Lo Lei, Preah Koh and Bakhong temples. You will have lunch at a local restaurant. Then it's just outside Siem Reap and you visit the temple Banteay Srei. On the way back, visit the Banteay Samre Temple, which is adorned with impressive reliefs depicting scenes of Vishnu and Krishna legends. You will spend the night in Siem Reap.
(B, L, D)
Day | Siem Reap - Angkor Temple
Early in the morning we continue exploring the temples. Begin exploring the Ta Prohm and its unique trees, then proceed to various temples and elaborate carvings. At lunchtime you will be served in a local restaurant in the temple area. In the afternoon, explore the mysterious royal city of Angkor Thom and the Bayon Temple and its surroundings. Overnight in Siem Reap.
(B, L, D)
Day | Siem Reap departure
Today, after breakfast, you will go to the airport and fly home.
From Hanoi we go via Ho Chi Minh to Cambodia