- Laos Cambodia
14 days - 13 nights (Code
: ATC 10)
individual tour - starting
from Vientiane - Laos or
vice versa Program including price of
International flights : Hanoi - Vietiane, Vientiene - Siemreap
Indochina is one of our most popular tours. This epic journey
takes you through 3 very different countries and cultures.
Day 1 :Arrival
- Luang Prabang ( From Bangkok ) ( D )
at the airport, you are met and transferred to the hotel. Luang
Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast
Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid
natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful
places to visit in Laos. After a short rest, we visit the impressive
stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham,
Wat Mai; we then climb up to the top of Phousi Mount
for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well
as a beautiful sunset view of the city and the Mekong River. From
there, we explore Street Night Market, where you can find
the lovely collection and handmade textile by local and hill tribe
people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 2: Luang Prabang – Pakou cave – KhouangSi water
fall ( B, L )
morning you may want to wake up early and participate in the daily
early morning ritual of saffron-clad monks with their black Alms-giving
bowls being given offerings from the local people, including the
ubiquitous sticky rice.
breakfast, we enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest
temple of Wat Sene
and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping
low to the ground, which represent the classical architecture
of Luang Prabang temple. We then board a cruise upstream on the
Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil
countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious
of Pak Ou Caves, crammed with thousands of gold lacquered
Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes. Along the way, we
stop at the village of Ban Xanghai,
where they make the distillation of local rice wine. On return,
we take a short drive to Ban Phanom, well known for its
PM: You will visit
the morning Phosi Market where you will see such diverse
offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among
the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Laos is also
known for its traditional crafts, and today you will visit local
village of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong
Village, Ban Ou, Laoloum Village and Ban Thapene,
Khmu Village, then drive to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall
where you can splash around in the pools or walk along the forest
paths, return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon and continue
to Ban Phanom, a well known weaving village, return to
the city by late evening, for observing the sunset at Wat Siphouthabath.
Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 3: Luang Prabang - Vientiane ( B, L )
The National Museum at the former Royal
Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts
reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of
the early kings right through the last sovereign, and the Central
Market Then transfer to the airpoprt for flight to Vientiane.
Upon arrival, we see the major temples including the oldest Wat
Sisaket, a temple of thousands of miniature Buddha statues
and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo previously housed
the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to the famous, sacred
structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop to take some pictures
of the imposing Patuxay Monument,
which is Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph, sunset by Mekong Riverside
and late evening. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 4: Vientiane – Hanoi - Halong ( B, D )
breakfast, we visit the Morning Market and the weaving
village of Ban Nong Bouathong
(if time permits). The tour ends after your transfer to Wattay
Airport for the flight to Hanoi. Pick up at the airport
and transfer to Halong bay.Diner at the restaurant. Overnight
Day 5 : Halong Bay – Hanoi ( B, L )
at the hotel. 7 hours boat trip give you a chance to enjoy the
breath-taking beauty of Halong Bay - the World's Natural Wonder.
Visit SungSot Cave and Tiptop beach. Boat
cruise to see many other small islands in the bay. Lunch on board.
Afternoon back Hanoi. Diner is your choice. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6 : Hanoi city tour ( B , L )
AM : 8h00
Taking the cyclo for an hour along the Hanoi Old Quarters,
pass by Dong Xuan market then continue to the Old Citadel to Literature
Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. Then by car to visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum,
One Pillar Pagoda. Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple and
Tran Quoc Pagoda. Lunch at the local restaurant.
PM : After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum. Evening
is reserved for Water Puppet Show. Free for diner. Overnight at
Day 7 : Hanoi – Hue ( B, L )Flight
: Transfer from your hotel in Hanoi to the airport. Flight VN
245 to Hue ( 12h20 -13h30 ). Pick up then transfer to your
hotel in Hue. Bus trip to visit Hue City and King's tombs (KhaiDinh).
Dinner in Hue with Hue specialty ( Com CungDinh). Overnight in
Day 8 : Hue – Hoian ( B, L )
: breakfast at hotel. 8h00 Boat trip to visit ThienMu Pagoda and
Minh Mang tomb. Visit Imperial Citadel . Lunch at the garden restaurant.
: Transfer to Hoian. Stop over at Langco beach, Cham museum in
Danang, sculptures on stone village at Mabre mountain. Arrive
Hoian. Check in hotel.
Day 9 : Hoian ( B, L )
Hoian - an old trading town, some 30km from Danang. Visit Hoian:
Japanese Covered Bridge, TanKy Old house, Assembly Hall Chinese.
PhucKien Pagoda – an old and famous chinese Pagoda in Hoian, Then
have a look at Hoian Museum, see the real life of Vietnamese peoples
at the Market on the river side. Lunch at restaurant. Diner is
your choice. Overnight in Hoian
Day 10: Hoian – Danang - Hochiminh city (
B, L )Flight
: Transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Hochiminh
city. The biggest city and consider as the economic capital
up at TanSan Nhat hotel and transfer to hotel in the central of
Hochiminh city. Short city tour to City Hall, Cathedral , Post
office and BenThanh Market. Return to hotel. Free time for diner.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Mytho - Mekong Delta ( B, L )
: Breakfast at the hotel. 8h00 Drive southward to Mekong delta.
Boat trip in MyTho through tiny canals and quiet villages. Lunch
in nice restaurant inside garden. Afternoon transfer back Saigon
with stop over in VinhTrang pagoda for visiting. Dinner and overnight
Day 12: Hochiminh – Siemreap ( B, L )
: Transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Siemreap.
Visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century).
See the South Gate
(with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of
milk), Bayon Temple(unique for its 54 towers decorated
with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), the Royal Enclosure,
Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace
of the Leper King
the afternoon, visit the most famous of all the temples on the
Angkor plain: Angkor Wat. The
temple complex cover 81 hectares and is comparable in size to
the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers
are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece
is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical
Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat's five tower symbolize
Meru's five peaks, the enclosed wall represents the mountains
at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat symbolizes the
from Phnom Bakheng, one of two hills dominating the plain
of Angkor, from where you will have a spectacular view of the
Western Baray and Angkor Wat. Accommodation at hotel
Day 13 : Visit Angkor wat ( B, L )
at hotel. In the morning, you will continue your temple visits.
Included are Prasat Kravan (with its unique brick sculptures),
Srah Srang ("The Royal Boths" was once used for
ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by four concentric
walls), Eastern Mebon (guarded at its corner by stone figures
of harnessed elephants, some of which are still in a reasonable
state of preservation) and the "Mountain Temple" of
Pre Rup until sunset. In the afternoon, transfer
to the archaeological site and continue to the temple tour. Visit
Ta Prohm, one of the most beautiful temples in the area.
Ta Prohm has been left relatively untouched since it was
discovered and retains much of its mystery. Visit Takeo,
Thommanon and Chau SayTevoda temples. Accommodation
Day 14 : Siemreap Depart ( B )
the floating village of the Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometers
south of Siem Reap. Take a traditional wooden boat for a ride
on the Tonle Sap,
the "Great Lake" of Cambodia and the largest in Asia
the afternoon, visit "Les Artisans d'Angkor – Chantiers
Ecoles" of Siem Reap and time at leisure at the local
market (if time permits)
to Siem Reap airport for departure to the next destination
- Full transportation by private car or bus as
tour program indicated.
- Half board meals as indicated in the itinerary ( B= Breakfast,
L = lunch )
- International flight :
Vientiane – Hanoi , Hochiminh city - Siemreap
- 2 domestic flights with airport taxes : Hanoi - Hue , Danang
Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
- Full meals as indicated in the itinerary ( B= Breakfast, L =
lunch, D = diner )
- International flight : Hanoi - Vientiane, Vientiane - Siemreap
2 domestic flights with airport taxes : Hanoi - Danang , Hue