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Hanoi 2 nights
Halong Bay 1 night
Ho Chi Minh City 2 nights
Siem Reap 2 nights
Phnom Penh 2 nights
Day 1: Fly to Hanoi.
Day 2 Hanoi: On arrival in this beguiling city transfer to your hotel.
Day 3 Hanoi: This morning see Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, the Fine Arts and History Museum, Temple of Literature, the Lake of the Restored Sword, West Lake and the Old Quarter. Afternoon cyclo trip and enjoy evening water puppetry theatre.
Day 4 Hanoi/Halong Bay: Travel by road (approx 125 miles/ 4 hour drive) to Halong Bay, one of Vietnam’s natural marvels. After lunch, (which is included) take an afternoon cruise through the bizarre limestone rock formations rising from the Gulf of Tonkin.
Day 5 Halong Bay/Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City: Morning departure by road for Hanoi, with a stop en route at the Phu Lang ceramic village. Afternoon 2 hour flight to Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to your hotel.
Day 6 Ho Chi Minh City: Morning drive to the Cu Chi Tunnels (approx 45 miles/1 hour 30 minutes drive) used by the Vietcong guerrillas. In the afternoon return to Ho Chi Minh for a tour to include Thien Hau Temple, Binh Tay Market, Chinatown, the former Presidential Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Saigon Post Office.
Optional Mekong Delta extension
Day 7 Ho Chi Minh City/Siem Reap: Early morning flight to Siem Reap. In the afternoon visit the unique Angkor Wat, with its intricate carving and sculptures depicting life in the 12th century.
Day 8 Angkor: A full day at the vast Angkor Thom complex, incorporating elaborate entrance gates and temples.
Day 9 Siem Reap/Phnom Penh: A short 40 minute afternoon flight to Cambodia’s capital and on arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 10 Phnom Penh: A full day tour to visit the National Museum, Silver Pagoda, the Royal Palace, Wat Phnom and the central market. In the afternoon visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the notorious Khmer Rouge “Killing Fields”, the graphic nature of this dark period of history may cause distress.
Optional Cambodia beach extension
Day 11 Phnom Penh: Your tour concludes with a transfer to the airport for your onward journey, or alternatively you may wish to extend your holiday?
9 nights privately escorted tour by air-conditioned car £2199pp
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