Your asia tour begins with arrival in Vietnam. Your private driver will meet and greet you at the airport. He/she will take you to the hotel by the private transportation. After you check-in to the hotel, you will take some rest to get over the jet lag.
Next, you can mooch through the streets of the city. Notably, historic charm, architectural marvels, and products’ variety are all over this area.
After enjoying the first day yourself and return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.
Today an experienced English-speaking guide will take you to Cu Chi Tunnels in the countryside near Ho Chi Minh City. Approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes. The residents of Cu Chi took the war underground into a highly developed network of tunnels that at its height stretches as far as Cambodia and includes meeting rooms, kitchens and triage areas.
Imperceptible from the ground, opposing armies could roll their tanks over the bunkers without causing damage to the tunnels below. Indeed, the living conditions were harsh – in addition to fighting the war, resident’s battled food and oxygen scarcity, venomous insects, and cramped living quarters. Through this discovery, you might gain important insight into the prolonged struggle against invading armies, as well as appreciation for the resilience and spirit of the Vietnamese people. After that, travelers can try the delicious manioc which was the main food for guerilla-warriors in Cu Chi during the war. Moreover, visitors can try to fire off an AK47 or MK16 or machine guns at the nearby shooting range.
Then enjoy a transfer back to your accommodation. And free time until transfer to the airport for flight to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi
The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples dating back thousand years ago.
AM: 7.45 – 8.15: Free pick up at your hotel. Then visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 – the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Then continue on to the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West lake (In the pagoda’s garden stands a Bồ Đề (Bodhi) tree, which is attached to a past story.
More specifically, in 1959, on one visit to Vietnam, Indian Prime Minister Razendia Prasat offered the Pagoda a bodhi tree as a gift. The plant was grafted from the holy bodhi tree where Sakyamuni sat in zen (meditation) position and achieved enlightenment in India 25 centuries ago)
Around lunchtime, we enjoy lunch at local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple, see Vietnam’s first university, constructed in 1070 – it’s gardens and well-preserved architecture will offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. Along the trip, we take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waters and the beauty of Ngoc Son temple. At the end, journey through Hanoi’s Old Quarter, where you’ll then have a chance for some shopping and exploration.
( Meal : Breakfast, Lunch )
In the morning, check-out from hotel and get pick-up by the Cruise. Take a route most scenic to reach Halong Bay – famous world herritage site in asia tour, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival at Halong, you get to enjoy a cruise on the Bay to better explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.
After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long bay. In addition, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can opt to attend the activities taking part in the boat or relax for the day.
Overnight on cruise
( Meal : Breakfast, Lunch , Dinner)
Rise early for a Tai Chi lesson or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and back to your accommodation in Hanoi before exploring other places in your asia tour in 2 countries.
( Meals: Breakfast, Lunch)
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and have a relaxing time before your driver transfers you to the airport. Fly one way from Hanoi, Vietnam to Siem Reap, Cambodia
Upon arrival at Siem Reap International airport, your guide will be waiting for you with a sign with your name on it.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Have breakfast at the hotel. After your private guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and you will start your visit to Banteay Srei. A Brahmin counselor under a powering Rajendarvarman constructed it at the late 10th century. It was loosely translated to the citadel of the woman, but it is a modern appellation that probably refers to the delicate beauty of the carvings. Along the way, we make a stopover at the Preah Dark village and will visit the Banteay Samre Temple with impressive relief’s depicting scenes of Vishunu as well as Krishna legends.
Have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon continue visit Angkor Thom, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple which King Jayavarman VII built from the late 12th century to the early 13th century and consists of 54 towers, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King, then visit Angkor Wat, one of the largest temples in world which covers an area of 200 hectares. Notably, it has moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters surrounding.
Overnight in Siem Reap
( Meal : Breakfast)
Experienced English Speaking Guide
B = breakfasts
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