Hanoi to Angkor Cruise & Tour – 18 days

Mekong Eyes ExplorerHanoi to Angkor Cruise & Tour – 18 days

Explore culturally rich Hanoi and Hue, bustling Saigon, join a cooking class in Hon An, experience the beauty of Halong Bay, see the vibrant Mekong Delta from the deck of a Mekong Eyes cruise before venturing into Cambodia to visit Phnom Penh and amazing Angkor Wat.


 
Hanoi • Halong Bay • Hue • Hoi An • Saigon • Can Tho • Cai Be • Sa Dec • Cao Lanh • Tan Chau • Phnom Penh • Siem Reap
 
  • Itinerary

    Day 1 – Arrive Hanoi
    Arrive Hanoi airport and transfer to your hotel.
    Stay two nights at the Silk Path Boutique Hanoi in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

    Day 2 – Hanoi Walking Tour
    Join a guided walking tour of the leafy boulevards and back streets of Hanoi to see historic temples, artisan shops and the lake.
    Afternoon at leisure. (B)

    Day 3 – Hanoi – Halong Bay
    Travel to beautiful Halong Bay for a two night cruise on the Aclass Legend cruise boat. (B,L,D)

    Day 4 – Halong Bay
    Board a day boat for further sightseeing of Halong Bay, including some sea kayaking. (B,L,D)

    Day 5 – Halong – Hanoi
    Further cruising this morning before disembarking at Halong and return to Hanoi. Stay one night at the Silk Path Boutique Hanoi. (B,L)

    Day 6 – Hanoi – Hue
    Fly to Hue and stay one night at the Eldora Hotel in downtown Hue. (B)

    Day 7 – Hue – Hoi An
    Morning sightseeing in the former imperial capital takes in the citadel, monuments and the Tu Duc Royal Tomb. Travel to Hoi An over the scenic Hai Van Pass. Stay two nights at the Hoi An Historic Hotel. (B)

    Day 8 – Thuan Tinh Island Cooking Tour
    Visit the market then travel by river boat to Thuan Tinh Island for a four course, open-air cooking class and lunch. Afternoon at leisure. (B,L)

    Day 9 – Hoi An – Danang – Saigon
    Transfer to Danang airport for the flight to Saigon. Stay two nights at the Liberty Central Saigon Centre Hotel or Paragon Saigon Hotel. (B)

    Day 10 – Saigon
    Take a morning tour of the city of over eight million inhabitants and four million motor bikes! See Notre Dame Cathedral, the Presidential Palace and visit the War Remnants Museum. Afternoon at leisure.
    Optional afternoon tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels – $69 pp.

    Days 11 to 13 – Saigon – Can Tho – Mekong Delta cruising – Cai Be – Sa Dec – Cao Lanh – Tan Chau
    Travel to Can Tho to board the Mekong Eyes Explorer for a three night journey along the Mekong River. Enjoy relaxing days of guided walks to rural villages, sampan rides along the canals, cycling or walking through the lush greens of orchards and rice paddies, capped off with sunset cocktails and dinners back on board. (B,L,D daily)

    Day 14 – Tan Chau – Phnom Penh
    Disembark the cruise at Tan Chau and travel by speed boat to Phnom Penh. Stay two nights at the Frangipani Royal Palace Hotel. (B)

    Day 15 – Phnom Penh
    Morning tour includes visits to the Central Market, Silver Pagoda, the Royal Palace and Wat Phnom, with time to reflect on the Khmer Rouge legacy at the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the Killing Fields.
    Afternoon at leisure. (B)

    Day 16 – Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
    Travel to Siem Reap, stopping at Skun village en route to see the tarantula eaters! Stay two nights at the Tara Angkor Hotel in downtown Siem Reap. (B)

    Day 17 – Siem Reap
    Begin exploring the Angkor Temple Complex with visits to the South Gate of Angkor Thom, the Bayon and the Terraces of the Elephant and Leper King. Also visit the mystical Ta Prohm, unique for the overgrown roots of giant fig trees. Rest in the afternoon then return to Angkor Wat for sunset views. (B)

    Day 18 – Depart Siem Reap
    Transfer to the airport to depart Siem Reap. (B)

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  • Group departure dates & prices

    Prices valid to December 2019.

    Day 1 – Arrive Hanoi Twin Share Single Room
    11 Nov 2019 $4022 $5482
    09 Dec 2019 $4112 $6025

    Prices are per person, in Australian dollars.

    Ask InterAsia for great value airfares ex Australia with Vietnam Airlines.

  • Price Includes:

    Price includes:

    • 12 nights in 4 star hotels as listed, or similar
    • 2 nights on Aclass Legend cruise in Halong Bay, en-suite cabin
    • 3 nights on Mekong Eyes Explorer cruise in the Mekong, en-suite cabin
    • 17 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 5 dinners
    • Domestic economy class flights Hanoi-Hue and Danang-Saigon including taxes and fuel surcharges
    • All transfers, sightseeing tours by air-conditioned vehicles with driver and English speaking guide, inclusive of entrance fees.

     

    Group tour prices are based on a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 passengers.

 

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Hanoi to Angkor Cruise & Tour – 18 days
 

Highlights

  • Relaxed pace touring and cruising in small groups
  • Open air cooking class on a small island near Hoi An
  • Bicycle rides and walks exploring riverside villages and islands
  • Sunset views from the top deck of your cruise boat
 
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