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From Bangkok via Laos to Hồ Chí Minh

From Bangkok via Laos to Hồ Chí Minh | Highlights trip for explorers

from $2699 per person

Highlights:

Temple tour in Bangkok

Visit of Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai

Elephant safari tour

Luang Prabang City Tour & Kuang Si Waterfall

Cultural experience in Ha Noi

Cruise Ha Long Bay

History in Ho Chi Minh (former Saigon)

Mekong Delta Excursion

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Bangkok / Ho Chi Minh
  • Departure Time
    daily
  • Included
    Accommodation as described in program
    Airport Transfers
    Boat trips as described in program
    Daily breakfast in accommodation
    Domestic flights
    English speaking private tour guide
    Entrance fees & excursions as per tour program
    Meals as specified in tour program (B,L,D)
    Mineral water during excursions
    private transfer in air conditioned car
    Travel insurance
  • Not Included
    Intl. flights
    Visa fees
  • Optional
    Additional tours & activities
    private tour guide in other languages ​​on request
1

Day | Arrival in Bangkok

After your arrival in Bangkok, you will be driven to your hotel. Then you have time for yourself and spend your first night in Bangkok.
 (D)
2

Day | City Temple - Royal Big Palace & Emerald Buddha

After breakfast you will visit the main attractions of Bangkok. First, you can look forward to the Wat Traimit ("The Temple of the Golden Buddha"), then continue to Wat Pho one of the largest and oldest temple complex in Bangkok. Then take a ferry across the Chao Prayer River and visit the Temple of the Dawn - Wat Arun. After having strengthened your lunch, continue to the complex of the Grand Palace. After an exciting day, return to your hotel in Bangkok and have time for yourself in the evening.
(B, L, D)
3

Day | Bangkok - Chiang Mai - Wat Pharathat Doi Suthep

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport and fly to Chiang Mai. There you will meet your guide who will accompany you to the hotel. After a short break at the hotel, you will be driven to the top of Doi Suthep. On the way visit the hill tribe village Meo. Finally, head to the Doi Suthep Temple, which will impress you with its sacred Buddha and panoramic views of Chiang Mai. Then back to your hotel in Chiang Mai and you have time for yourself.
(B, L, D)
4

Day| Full day elephant safari tour

After breakfast at the hotel you will be picked up and taken to the Elephant Camp. Here you will spend time with the elephants and get close to them. For lunch, you will be taken back to the camp with an ox cart. Afterwards you will spend the afternoon on a handmade bamboo raft on the Mae Taeng River. On the way back to your hotel in Chiang Mai you will visit another Orchid nursery. You will spend the night in Chiang Mai
(B, L, D)
5

Day | Chiang Mai - Luang Prabang

After breakfast, you have until transfer to the airport leisure. Once in Luang Prabang you will meet our guide who will drive you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free.
(B, L, D)
6

Day | Half day city tour & Kuang Si waterfall

Early in the morning you will participate in a Buddhist ritual today. After breakfast, visit Wat Sene, the city's oldest temple and Wat Xiengthong ("Golden City Temples"). Then on to the Museum of the Royal Palace and the Ethnology Museum. Then we drive to the Khouangsi waterfall. It is also possible to visit the Bear shelter nearby. The next destination is Mount Phousi. Once you have reached the top of this mountain you can enjoy the view over the city and visit the temple Wat Chomsi up there. The last activity of today is a visit to the famous night market in Luang Prabang. Then you return to your hotel.
(B, L, D)
7

Day | Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Cave

After breakfast, board a boat and drive to Pak Ou Cave. On the way you stop in Ban Xanghai, where local specialties such as rice wine are produced. Once back in Luang Prabang, head to Ban Phanom Village, known for its hand weaving. You will also have time to visit the small villages Ban Xangkhong and Ban Xienglek. These are famous for silk weaving and making saa (jute) paper. You will spend the night in Luang Prabang.
(B, L, D)
8

Day | Luang Prabang - Hà Nội

Today you have free time to fly to Ha Noi - the capital of Vietnam. Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, you will be driven to the hotel. You can then stroll through the city and enjoy dinner in a nice local restaurant in Ha Noi.
(B, L, D)
9

Day | Ha Nội attractions in the capital of culture

After breakfast, you will visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum today. Then visit the stilt house next to it with the beautiful garden. You will also visit the Temple of Literature, the first university in Vietnam. In the afternoon, visit the Vietnamese Ethnology Museum. Afterwards, you will walk through the old quarter before you will see the water show near Hoan Kiem Lake. Dinner and overnight will be in Ha Noi.
(B, L, D)
10

Day | Hà Nội - Hạ Long Bay

After breakfast in Ha Noi, Ha Long Bay will take you for a two-day cruise. Once there, board and get fresh seafood for lunch. After lunch, you can visit caves, kayak or join a cooking class. Later, have dinner during the sunset. The night you spend on board.
(B, L, D)
11

Day | Hạ Long Bay - Hà Nội - Hồ Chí Minh

Early in the morning, you can observe the limestone cliffs in fog and the slowly rising sun. After breakfast, you can swim, kayak or relax on the sundeck. After lunch on board, return to the port and transfer to the airport. From there it goes to Ho Chi Minh for you. There you will be driven to the hotel and then have free time. They stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
(B, L, D)
12

Day | Hồ Chí Minh - Tay Ninh & Cu Chi Tunnels - Hồ Chí Minh

Today you will first explore the Great Holy Sea Temple in Tay Ninh. Then it's off to the legendary Cu Chi tunnel system. Here you will explore the tunnel network that was of great importance during the war. Then you can try Cassava - the main meal during the war. In the late afternoon, you will return to Ho Chi Minh.
(B, L, D)
13

Day | Hồ Chí Minh - Mekong Delta - Hồ Chí Minh

After breakfast, drive to Cai Be. 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. Afterwards, you cycle through a village to see some rural shops. Alternatively, you can relax in a hammock. Then it's back to Ho Chi Minh to relax and spend the night there.
(B, L, D)
14

Day | Hồ Chi Minh departure

Today after breakfast you will be transferred to the airport (Tan Son Nhat) and fly back to your home.
(B)

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