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2018 Best of Vietnam

Code PROVN04*REF/17/10PC
Destination Hanoi Halong Bay Hoi An Ho Chi Minh City
Category Land Only
Duration 9 days 8 nights
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Dates & Prices
Depart date

2018 Tour Date

(Arrive Vietnam on Wednesday)

March

14, 21, 28

August

22, 29

April

11, 18, 25

September

12, 26

May

09, 16, 23, 30

October

10, 17, 24, 31

June

06, 20

November

07, 14, 21, 28

 

TOUR PRICE PER PERSON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

Land Only

min. 2 Guests

Single Supp.

Best of Vietnam

1188

528

 

Optional Tour in Vietnam

Street food tour (Dinner tour)

98

Tonle Sap Lake

128

 

Cambodia Extension

min. 2 Guests

Single Supp.

618

268

**LAND ONLY does NOT include International airfare to Japan.

**HIGH SEASON AIRFARE SURCHARGE is additional and is subject to date of travel.

**HOTEL BLACK OUT DATES may apply.

**ALL PRICES ARE IN CANADIAN DOLLARS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

 

 

 

 

Day 1

Hanoi

Welcome to Vietnam!!

Begin your journey by embarking on your international flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport you will be met by your tour manager and be transferred to your hotel. Take some time to relax and prepare for your full day tour tomorrow.

 

Accommodation: Flower Garden Hotel or similar for 2 nights

 

Meals : In-flight
Day 2

Hanoi 

Today you will embark on a city tour featuring Hanoi’s most famous sites including; Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (outside view), One Pillar Pagoda, and the Temple of Literature - Vietnam’s first university. Enjoy a cycle ride around the Old Quarter in the afternoon and appreciate the local lifestyles as you wind through Hanoi’s streets. Afterwards, enjoy a Water Puppet Show - a traditional form of Vietnamese folk art, before tonight’s welcome dinner.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3

Hanoi – Halong Bay

Today you will travel by coach to Halong Bay and take a boat trip to explore one of the world’s great natural wonders, cruising past thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. The sails of junks and sampans gliding along the emerald waters of the bay create a picturesque scene that blends with the sky. You will also have the opportunity to visit some of the hidden grottoes beneath the towering cliffs.

 

Accommodation: Halong Paradise Hotel or similar for 1 night

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4

Halong Bay - Hanoi 

Enjoy a morning of leisure or join an optional food tour to sample tasty local delicacies. Later you will be transferred back to Hanoi.

 

Accommodation: Flower Garden Hotel or similar for 1 night

Meals : Breakfast
Day 5

Hanoi – Danang – Hoi An

Today, you will take a morning flight to Danang. Upon arrival transferto the UNESCO World Heritage listed town of Hoi An, stopping en-route at the Marble Mountains to enjoy the stunning view of Danang. An important trading route between the 15th and 19th centuries, Hoi An is a unique blend of culture, cuisine and architecture. Step back in time as you wander the narrow streets of this charming former trading port, with its ancient covered bridges and temples.

 

Accommodation: Hoi An Garden Palace or similar for 2 nights

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6

Hoi An

Today you will explore Hoi An on foot, visiting an old merchant’s home, the Japanese Covered Bridge, Hoi An Market and a local Chinese temple. Enjoy an afternoon of leisure to wander through the town or relax at one of the many cafés along the picturesque Thu Bon River.

Meals : Breakfast
Day 7

Hoi An – Danang – Ho Chi Minh City

Today you will fly to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon). Upon arrival, enjoy a city tour that includes; Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall, Central Post Office and Ben Thanh Market.

 

Accommodation: Eden Saigon Hotel or similar for 2 nights

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8

Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta

Today you are free to discover the local life in the bustling city Saigon at your own pace. You may also choose to join the optional tour to Mekong Delta. On the tour you will travel to Ben Tre to discover the unique lifestyle of inhabitants living along the Mekong Delta. Visit fruit and bonsai gardens, a coconut candy workshop and a rice paper mill. Bike ride or travel by horse carriage along the village road and enjoy local delicacies and tropical fruits, before you head back to Saigon in the afternoon.

 

Note: Lunch will be included if you join the day tour to Mekong Delta.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9

Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh City – Departure

Today, you will have a half day visiting Cu Chi Tunnels. At its height, the tunnel system stretched over 250km from Saigon to the Cambodian border and was three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centres and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction and give visitors a feel for what life was like during the Vietnam War. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before transferring to Saigon for your scheduled flight home. You will arrive home the following day. We hope you enjoyed your journey to Vietnam with us!

Please note: Book your return flight at night time to ensure you will have enough time for the tour in last day.

 

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

Your Tour Package Includes

Vietnam

  • Tour tipping included
  • All domestic transfers
  • Sightseeing admissions as specified
  • Private Coach with air conditioning
  • English speaking guide
  • 8 nights' accommodation as specified in the itinerary
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 2 dinners
  • No extra charge for extra round trip transfer to and from airport.
  • Vietnam Visa Approval Letter for spot Visa upon arrival at the airport is included (passengers need to pay extra visa stamp fee at the airport for USD.25.00 on own expenses)

Cambodia

  • International flight between Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap
  • Tour tipping included
  • All domestic transfers
  • Sightseeing admissions as specified
  • Private Coach with air conditioning
  • English speaking guide
  • 3 nights' accommodation as specified in the itinerary
  • Meals: 3 breakfasts and 1 lunch
  • No extra charge for extra round trip transfer to and from airport.

 

Your Tour Package Does NOT Include

  • International Airfare from Canada to Vietnam
  • Optional tours/evening entertainment/shore excursions.
  • Any applicable weekend and other surcharges imposed by airlines.
  • Any taxes, airport fees and fuel surcharge.
  • Travel/Medical/Cancellation insurance, Travel Visa and all personal expenses.
  • Please prepare cash USD 25.00 Visa Stamp fee at the airport together with the Visa Approval Letter
  • Fill out a Vietnam visa application form with a photo for Vietnam airport staff
  • Please prepare USD35.00Visa Stamp fee at the Cambodia airport
  • Tipping and gratuities to local guides, drivers, and hotel staff.
  • Any items not specified as included.

 

Best of Vietnam - Cambodia Extension

Day9        Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap (D)

Welcome to Cambodia!!

Upon arrival, you will be met our driver and tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Spend your free time at leisure and overnight at hotel.

Accommodation: Central Boutique Hotel or similar for 3 nights

 

Day10       Siem Reap – Angkor COMPLEX (B/L) 

Today, you will spend a full day exploring the Angkor Complex, visiting temples such as; Banteay Srei - known as the “Jewel of Khmer Art” with its delicate decorations, Angkor Thom – the town of Khmer, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple Complex, Terraces of Elephants, Terrace of Leper King and the Former Royal Palace. In the afternoon you will visit Ta Prohm, the only temple to retain its natural configuration, and is an example of how most of the temples of Angkor looked like at the time of discovery. You will also explore the Angkor Wat temple which was built by the King Suryavarman II in the middle of the 12th century over a period of about 30 years.

 

Day11       Siem Reap (B)

You may enjoy today at leisure or choose to join the optional tour to Tonle Sap Lake, where you will explore life around the lake, schools, villages and markets

 

Day12       Siem Reap – Departure (B)

Today you may spend your last morning at leisure. Later you will then be transferred to Siem Reap International Airport for your flight home.

618 CAD / Adult ,  618 CAD / Child