ANGKOR TO THE BAY 14 DAYS - SIEM REAP - PHNOM PENH - HO CHI MINH - HOI AN - HANOI AND HALONG BAY

ANGKOR TO THE BAY 14 DAYS - SIEM REAP - PHNOM PENH - HO CHI MINH - HOI AN - HANOI AND HALONG BAY

One of our most popular tours – take a voyage of discovery from the breathtaking majesty of the temples of Angkor, through to the spectacular natural grandeur of Halong Bay, experiencing all manner of delights en route.

Duration: 14 days
Places: 30 seats
Prefix: From 1395$/Person 1,445$
Map - ANGKOR TO THE BAY 14 DAYS - SIEM REAP - PHNOM PENH - HO CHI MINH - HOI AN - HANOI AND HALONG BAY

Day 1: ARRIVAL SIEM REAP

Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel check in. Rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 2: ANGKOR TEMPLES FULL DAY (B)

After breakfast, visit to The South Gate of Angkor Thom: Bayob Temple, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanaka, Elephant and Leper King Terrace. Continue visit to Ta Promh (the jungle temple). After lunch, visit to Thommanan, Chaosay Tevoda, Ta Keo: small, attractive temple in very good condition, built all the same time as Angkor Wat. Continue to Angkor Wat: The “7th Wonders’of the World”. World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. Continue visit to Bakheng Hill: Sunset viewing on the top of the hill. Bakheng is the first major temple to be constructed in the Angkor area; this temple-mountain offers extraordinary views of the Tonle Sap and Angkor Wat.

Day 3: SIEM REAP - TONLE SAP LAKE - TRANSFER TO PHNOM PENH (B)

Breakfast at the hotel – visit to Floating Village, take a ride by traditional wooden boat on Tonle Sap Lake to experience the human occupations at the edges of the lake is similarly distinctive – floating villages, towering stilled houses, huge fish traps, and an economy and way of life deeply intertwined with the lake, the fish, the wildlife and the cycles of rising and falling waters. In the wet season, the Tonle Sap Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia. After lunch, transfer overland to Phnom Penh. Once arrival, install to the hotel check in. Accommodation at hotel 

Day 4:FULL DAY PHNOM PENH (B)

Breakfast at the hotel - visit to Royal Palace is a royal residence now where His Majesty, the King of Cambodia, and the royal families live. it is like a small town of royal dynasties. Continue to Silver Pagoda, serves less as a functioning temple than a repository for cultural treasures such as 90 kg golden Buddha encrusted with 2086 diamonds. Finally visit Wat Phnom Temple is one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh. Built in 1373 on an artificial hill by the wealthy widow Daun Chi Penh. Afternoon, Visit Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 prison). This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. More than 17,000 people held at S-21 were taken to the extermination camp at Choeng Ek to be executed. Then visit Russian Market (Toul Tumpong Market), the Market has gained reputation for cheap clothing, a large selection of Buddha images and woodcarvings, betel-nut boxes, silk, silver jewelry, and classic music instrument.

Day 5: PHNOM PENH FLY TO HO CHI MINH (B) - FLIGHT INCLUDED

Breakfast at the hotel – Free and leisure. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 6: A TRIP TO MEKONG DELTA - VIETNAM'S "RICE BOWL" (B/L)

Time: start 8.00 – return 17.00 Itinerary: Start from Ho Chi Minh City and depart to My Tho. On arrived at My Tho, visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda, a sacred place that is also one of the top local sights. Continue on to the harbor, where you’ll board a boat to explore the Delta region. During the cruise on the Tien River you’ll see the Phoenix, Unicorn, Dragon and Tortoise islands, and fishing villages, stilt houses and fruit plantations along the river. Stop at one of the islets for lunch in an orchard garden. Afterwards, you’ll continue on your sightseeing tour of the attractions of Ben Tre. A sampan ride will take you along the natural canals in the shadows of water coconut trees. You’ll get a real sense of the charm and tranquility of the area. Stop to visit a coconut fudge family business, taste some of their products and buy your favorite candies in the workshop. Savor fresh fruits as you sip honey tea and enjoy Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by locals. Take the bus and back Ho chi Minh City. Meal: B/L

Day 7: CU CHI TUNNEL HALF DAY TOUR - FLY TO DANANG - HOI AN (B) - FLIGHT INCLUDED

Time: start 8.00 – return 15.00 (Morning trip) Itinerary: Start from Ho Chi Minh City and depart for Cu Chi Tunnels. Traveling to this destination will take you about 1.5 hours. Understand in advance a part of the Cu Chi’s history and hardships Vietnamese suffered in the past through an introductory video. This overview also shows you information about the process of making the tunnel system and the Vietnamese’s endurance. When reaching Cu Chi Tunnels, begin discovering the permitted areas of the tunnel systems like living areas (bedrooms and kitchens) and martial facilities (storage, fiend hospitals, weapon factories, and command center). Crawling through tiny tunnels to explore the system is actually a great experience. After the exploring, sip tangy tea and enjoy cassava – the main food of former Vietnamese guerillas. The final activity is to try your hand at the real shooting gun. After this, you are taken back to Ho Chi Minh City. Later, transfer to the airport and fly to Danang. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Hoi An.

Day 8: COOKING CLASS AT TRA QUE VEGETABLE VILLAGE - HOI AN WALKING TOUR (B/L)

Welcome you at the hotel’s lobby. Riding bicycle to Hoi An’s colorful central market. Here you will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and learn about the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later. So make sure your camera is handy. Bike to Tra Que vegetable village. Welcome drink for rest and walk through the vegetable gardens where local farmers work on their fields, using the traditional methods of hundreds of years ago, no electrical machinery here. Go to the restaurant & work together with the chef. Learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food. After the lesson, enjoy what you have cooked. Recipes: • Tra Que vegetable salad Tam Huu dish • Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Pancake) • Hoi An spring rolls • Transportation: Bicycle • Departure time: 08:00 am & 14:00 pm • Duration: 04 hours • Activities: Cooking Vietnamese food

Day 9: HOI AN FREE DAY (B)

Free at leisure.

Day 10: DANANG FLY TO HANOI (B) - FLIGHT INCLUDED

Have breakfast at the hotel, have a free leisure time until there will be a private cab transfer you to the airport, and ready for the next flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.

Day 11: HANOI SIGHTSEEING - WATER PUPPET SHOW (B/L)

7:45 – 8:15 The tour guide will come and pick you in the hotel lobby, then transferred you to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Keep moving to Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house which is located to one side of the Mausoleum, and having a look at 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. Say goodbye to Ho Chi Minh complex, the tour guide will lead you to visit the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West Lake (One of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam). The Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam – as known as the Vietnam’s first university. 12:00 Lunch at local restaurant (Vegetarians can be catered for if a prior notice is given at booking time). 13:30 After lunch, you will keep continuing the tour with visiting the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat) or Or visit Bat Trang ceramic village (applied on Mon, Wed & Fri). The tour will be enclosed by visiting the beauty of Hoan Kiem Lakewith Ngoc Son temple and strolling in the small alley streets of the Old Quarter where you can have a chance for shopping and for being a traffic challenge when you cross the road. Later enjoy a water puppet show and end the trip at your hotel.

Day 12: HANOI - HALONG BAY – HEAVEN ON EARTH /SHUTTLE BUS (B/L/D)

In the morning, check-out from hotel and get pick-up by the Cruise. Take a route most scenic 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 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, 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

Day 13: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B/L) - SHUTTLE BUS

Rise early for a lesson in Tai Chi 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 the return Hanoi around 17:00.

Day 14: HANOI DEPARTURE (B)

Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home. Trip Ends.


This tour is built upon our firsthand knowledge & experience, offering you the best choices available. The price of this trip varies depending on the number of people in your party, dates of departure, and availability of ground services.

The prices are quoted in US Dollars per person based on 2 pax/room

Categories

2 pax

4 pax

6 - 8 pax

Single Sup.

3 Star

$1445

$1415

$1390

$330

4 Star

$1615

$1585

$1560

$495

5 Star

$on request

$on request

$on request

$$on request

Child from 4 – 10 years old: 75%

Remark: We can tailor-make this program to meet your specific needs of activities as well as prices. Click yellow button "Send Enquiry This Tour" to give us your specific request now!

HOTEL SELECTION:
The hotels listed below are our suggestions for the best value on this tour.  However, Bamboo Hat Tours offers many more options of hand-picked hotels, with different "star ratings", allowing you to customize the vacation to meet your taste and budget.

LOCATIONS

SUPERIOR CATEGORY/ 3*

FIRST CLASS CATEGORY 4*

DELUXE CATEGORY 5*

HCM City

Prague Hotel or similar

http://praguehotelvn.com/

Bay Hotel or similar

http://www.bayhotelhcm.com/

Grand Hotel or similar

https://www.hotelgrandsaigon.com/

Hoi An

Acacia Heritage Hotel or similar http://acaciahoian.com/

Coco Hoi An River Resort or similar http://www.cocoriverresort.com/

Silk Village Resort or similar http://www.hoiansilkvillage.com/

Halong Bay

Apricot Premium Cruise

https://apricotcruises.com/

Flamingo Cruise or similar https://luxuryflamingocruises.vn/

Doris Cruise or similar / http://doriscruise.com/

Ha Noi

Diamond Legend Hotel   http://diamondlegendhotel.com//

May De Ville Hotel or similar http://www.maydeville.com/

Apricot Hotel or similar https://apricothotels.com/

Siem Reap

Angkor Holiday Hotel or similar

http://www.angkorholidayhotel.com/

Pacific Hotel & Spa or similar

http://pacifichotel.com.kh/

 

Borei  Angkor Hotel or similar

 https://www.boreiangkor.com/

Phnom Penh

Samnang Laor Hotel

www.samnanglaorhotel.com

Ohana Hotel

www.ohanahotelpp.com

Sokha Phnom Penh Hotel

www.sokhahotels.com

WHAT IS INCLUDED & EXCLUDED?
INCLUSION

√Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services 
√All transportation mentioned above
√Domestic flights from Hanoi – Hue and Danang– Ho Chi Minh include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax
√Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)
√Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)
√Experienced English speaking guide
√Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
√All sightseeing tickets according itinerary
√Tissues and water on coach
√Service charges and government tax
√Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
√24/7 hotline support guaranteed
√No extra charge after services confirmation
EXCLUSION
X International flights and departure taxes
X Beverage, personal expenses, tips and gratuities
X Travel insurance
X Public holiday surcharge (if any)
X Visa to enter Vietnam(25 usd)
X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
X Early check-in and late check-out (If not mentioned)
X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00am – 05:00am
X Other services not mentioned above

BOOKING PROCESS

Feel free drop us an inquiry email at sales@bamboohattours.com and we will get back to you within 24 hours.   
Step 1: Double-check all single supplement fee (if any) or solo traveler surcharge (if you explore the journey on your own) and choose the date you prefer to go for the trip. 
Step 2: Click "Book Now" on the date you want to go and fill in the form with your requirements (if any), then to confirm the booking can click on "Pay Now" and make 300 USD deposit to secure your place via the link payment by credit card (Payment fee 3.3%) or by American Express (Payment fee 3.85%)
Step 3: We will send you a voucher confirmation within 24 -48 hours after receiving the deposit.
Step 4: Send us your scan copies of passports for the process of making a visa approval letter; All the information will be kept confidentially. Pack your suitcase and be ready for an exciting holiday with us
If you would like to make any adjustments or have any concerns about the tour, click on "Enquiry Now" and let us know your request by filling in the form and we will get back to you within 24 hours. Please note down your phone number in the email or any contact details that you prefer us to reach you, this will enable us to have efficient communication with you. 

PAYMENT AND DEPOSIT
Payment Process
1.    Deposit: In order to secure your spot for the tour, an amount of 100% internal-flight tickets and 10% of land service are required to pay (the amount vary based each on tour basis). The amount should be made via bank transfer or our online payment method.
2.    After receiving the deposit of your tour, a voucher confirmation will be sent to you within 24-48 hours.
3.    Final Payment: The balance of your tour will be made one month before the travel date. Payment by bank transfer or online payment is accepted. 
Payment Type 
1.    Online payment by Credit Card with ONEPAY: We accept American Express, Visa card, MasterCard and JCB card since Bamboo Hat Tours is a verified member of OnePay System. Your card information will be protected during the transaction by using the security system with OnePay. Your invoice will be created when you confirmed the booking and send you the guideline to deposit your spot. 
2.    Kindly note: Payments by credit cards or American Express we apply a service fee of 3,85%. If you need more details and further information or have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
3.    By Bank Transfers: If you prefer to do the bank transfer, please contact us so we can send you the bank detail information. However, all the bank fee and foreign currency exchange have to be taken care at your end.

CANCELLATION
Bamboo Hat Tours must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would apply as follows:
1.    31 days and more before departure: 10% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
2.    15-30 days before departure: 30% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
3.    14 days and less before departure: 100% of the full payment.
4.    No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full payment

CONDITION OF INSURANCE
1.    Bamboo Hat Tours demands that all clients going on our trips hold proper personal medical insurance. If clients do not hold insurances and refuse to sign on before departure, Bamboo Hat Tours reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
2.    Kindly acknowledge your acceptance of the above terms and conditions by signing and returning to Bamboo Hat Tours a copy of the present contract and of the attachment with all itineraries.

OTHERS CONDITIONS
1.    Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge
2.    Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
3.    Any amendment/cancellation made after the confirmed booking is nonrefundable
4.    Tour is available at the time of booking
5.    Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions

 

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