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One of the best combinations of vacations to Vietnam and Thailand. Travel to see the best that Thailand can offer, from “The rose of the North” Chiang Mai to the vibrant Bangkok center. Try the wonders of Thailand street food at the night market and define how amazing this “Country of Smile” is yourself.
Then discover the spirit of Vietnam on a trip from North to South, taking in all the attractions in between. Explore Vietnam’s cosmopolitan Ho Chi Minh City, wander the charming streets of Hoi An, experience the rich cultural ancient city – Of hue, and bask in the undeniable charm of Hanoi. Experience Vietnam’s splendid landscapes and the undeniable friendliness of Vietnamese people. Top it all off with an overnight cruise on mystical Halong Bay and you won’t ever want to leave. Finish your vacation to Vietnam and Thailand!
Begins vacation to Vietnam and Thailand with arrival in Thailand. Our private driver and guide will meet and greet you at the airport. Check in to the hotel and get over the jet lag. You can mooch through the streets of the city. Historic charm, architectural marvels, and product variety are splashed all over this area.
After enjoying the first day yourself and return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.
Overnight in Bangkok.
Have breakfast at the hotel and get ready for pick up. On the first day of the Thailand vacation, we will take you through the hustle and bustle of Bangkok to visit Wat Traimit a visually stunning temple in China Town, and see one of the largest solid gold Buddhas (5.5 tones of the precious metal).
Continue to visit Wat Po the home of the famous 45 meters reclining Buddha as well as the original school of traditional Thai massage. Visit The Royal Grand Palace, the nation s landmark and the most revered royal monuments. Your vacation to the Palace was used for different occasions as The Coronation Hall, Funeral Hall, Royal Guest House, and the mysterious famous Emerald Buddha, the most revered Buddha image in Thailand.
The afternoon is free at your leisure.
Overnight in Bangkok.
Upon arrival at Chiang Rai Airport, our driver meets and briefs sightseeing at Wat Rong Khun, also known as the White Temple. Soak up the amazing beauty of the unique kapok architecture. Then transfer to your hotel.
In the evening visit the local night bazaar or night market.
Overnight in Chiang Rai.
After breakfast at the hotel, check out and vacation to Sop Ruak (Golden Triangle), to see the viewpoint of the Golden Triangle where the Mekong River converges Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand. Visit the Hall of Opium (closed on Mondays), an impressive and informative museum that documents the history of the area and details its links to the opium trade. Lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch, continue to Chiang Mai.
Overnight in Chiang Mai.
Have a leisurely day in Chiang Mai or take an optional tour.
HALF DAY ELEPHANT SANCTUARY WITH LUNCH
Morning visit : 06:30-12:30
07:00 Drive approximately 1.5 hours South of Chiang Mai through rolling hills, forest, and local farming areas.
08:30 Arrive at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Walk through and learn about the elephants, change into traditional Karen clothing and make medicine for the elephants.
09:00 Meet the elephants. Feed, give medicine, interact, and play with the elephants in a natural environment as you learn about their behavior and history. Take photos with the elephants.
09:45 Mud Spa with the elephants 10:30 Walk with the elephants to a river and bathe them.
11:30 Eat a traditional meal and then say goodbye to the elephants.
12:00 Leave the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and drive approximately 1.5 hours to Chiang Mai.
Overnight in Chiang Mai.
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 a thousand years ago. AM: 7.45 – 8.15: Free pick up at your hotel.
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 to the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West Lake. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple, and see Vietnam’s first university, constructed in 1070 – its gardens and well-preserved architecture will offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past. Take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waters and the beauty of Ngoc Son temple. At the end of the journey through Hanoi’s Old Quarter, come back to your accommodation in Hanoi for relaxing.
Overnight in Hanoi.
In the morning, after breakfast at the hotel, the Cruise team will pick you up. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival to Halong, you will enjoy a cruise on the Bay and 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 there will be a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long bay, 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 optionally attend the activities taking part on the boat or just relax.
Overnight on cruise.
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 returns to Hanoi around 17:00. Free in your leisure time.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Today your English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel and take you on a tour of the countryside and rivers around Hoi An. As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. After that, you will board the Hoi An Eco-tour boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen. Enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. You will also take a paddle boat trip in a unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat down the waterways of a coconut palm paradise.
In the afternoon, leisure time on your own exploring the ancient town or relaxing at the hotel.
Kickstart your day with a hearty breakfast and a trip to Mekong Delta follows, you will be greeted by an experienced English-speaking guide and professional driver to My Tho, the town that lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Then boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix, and Tortoise islands.
Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around the country lane and see orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, and folk song music performed by the local people, and visit the fruit plantation. Later you will take a hand-rowed sampan through the Thoi Son canal and immerse yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family workshops and honey-bee farm, and try some honey tea and coconut candies specialties.
Refuel yourself with a Vietnamese traditional meal and later pedal around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. If you are not keen on a cycling trip, then enjoy a cool breeze and relaxing time in a hammock.
Afterward, you will be transferred back to your accommodation.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
An experienced English Speaking Guide picks you up and transfers you to Cu Chi Tunnels, located in the countryside near Ho Chi Minh City. An 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 stretched as far as Cambodia and included 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.
Living conditions were harsh – in addition to fighting the war, resident’s battled food and oxygen scarcity, venomous insects, and cramped living quarters. Gain important insight into the prolonged struggle against invading armies, and 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. Visitors can try to fire off an AK47 or MK16 or machine gun at the nearby shooting range.
Then enjoy a transfer back to your accommodation.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Experienced English Speaking Guide
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