KareVoyage

Vietnam Combodia

10th Dec till 20th Dec

Spirituality, relaxation, adventure- there are many reasons why heading east has become an experience not to be missed. While Vietnam boasts the multiple UNESCO sites and beautiful beaches, Angkor Wat, without question, is the number one reason to cross the border into Cambodia. Hence combining both countries on the same tour is undoubtedly worthwhile.

DAY 1: Hanoi Arrival- City Tour

Today as per flight timings, check in into your hotel. Take rest, stretch yourself, and we will go for Lunch. During evening we will drive to the Ho Chi Minh complex where we will spend time at Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his former stilt-house, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh Museum and One Pillar Pagoda. Then, we enjoy a 1-hour cyclo tour of the French inspired “old quarter”.

We will be free for shopping in the old quarter ranges from markets through to designer boutique stores to amazing contemporary art galleries. We will then sit down to enjoy a performance of the city’s famous Water Puppets. After the show, we will have welcome dinner at a fine local restaurant in town. 

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 2: Hanoi - Ninh Binh- Hanoi

Today after breakfast we will drive Southward of Hanoi to Ninh Binh province. On arrival, we will visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital dated back from 10th and 11th centuries. The area is one of rice fields broken by picturesque limestone mountains. It features several dozen monuments, including King Dinh and King Le Temple & Tombs.

We then stop at a local restaurant for lunch.

After lunch, we take sampan along the Ngo Dong River to visit three caves Hang Ca, Hang Hai and Hang Ba (Tam Coc) in the Ngo Dong River. Our pleasant boat rowing starts from the embroidery village of Van Lam then proceed through a scenic landscape dominated by rice fields and karst limestone to three natural caves, of which, the largest is 125m long with its ceiling about 2m high above the water. The boats are typically rowed by one or two local women who also sell embroidered goods. 

Overnight in Hanoi. 

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

DAY 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay

09:00 – Today is an exciting day – We pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter to start your journey. 

11:45 – Arrive at Cruise Line Private Lounge, enjoy your welcome drink, and express check-in before boarding with the assistance of your Cruise Manager. 

12:30 – Transfer by speedboat from Tuan Chau Marina to Grand Cruise. Once boarded, you’ll be welcome drinks will be served as the Cruise Manager briefs you on the cruise familiarization, activities, and on-board safety. The boat will then start cruising along Lan Ha Bay. 

13:15 – A delicious set lunch is served in Ha Long Restaurant while the cruise sails past Chan Voi (Elephant Feet) and Tra Bau Area. 

16:00 – Arrive Viet Hai fishing village and start your activity 

Option 1: Biking to Viet Hai village

 Option 2: Boarding tender for a ride around Viet Hai fishing village that can combine with swimming at a beach nearby.

 17:30 – 18:30 – Transfer back on board for refreshing then enjoy sunset cocktails and cooking demonstration on breezing sundeck

 19:00 – Enjoy a candlelight BBQ dinner on the sundeck (Squid fishing is available after dinner as an optional evening activity. 

Overnight on board.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

DAY 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi

06:00 – Wake-up to the fresh breeze of the bay as you participate on a Tai Chi session on the cruise sundeck. 

06:30 – Light breakfast is served inside Ha Long Restaurant. 

07:30 – 09:00 – Passing Cua Van area then start your bamboo boat row to discover the Dark & Light cave 

09:30 – Return bus ride to Gia Luan Port to board La Regina Grand Cruise for a quick shower and rest followed by a buffet brunch at the Ha Long Restaurant. 

12:00 – Disembarkation of the cruise and transfer back to Tuan Chau Marina via speedboat 

12:30 – Arrive at Tuan Chau Marina and transfer to Hanoi. 

Dinner at local restaurant. 

Meal: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner

DAY 5: Hanoi-Hoi An City Tour

Today after breakfast proceed to the airport for your flight to Danang. Hoi An is a quaint little ancient town & has been recognized as the World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO since 1999. The architecture of the town reflects the influence of Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, French and British traders. It used to be a trading port in 17th & 18th centuries where the trading cruise ships from Japan, China & the west met and exchanged goods. Hoi An nowadays is one the most attractive places in Vietnam and with a half day walking around, visitors will immediately feel the hospitality and friendship the locals extend to them. And they can see that what is so special about Hoi An is that this little port town is in an incredible state of preservation.

Welcome to Hoi An!

Today is a day of walking tour. We will start our walking tour around the ancient town to visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum, Tan Ky old house, the Cantonese congregation, the silk street of Hoi An, the temples and pagodas of Chinese appearance. We will have free time on the beach around 2-3 hours in the afternoon.

Lunch and Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

DAY 6: Hoi An City Tour

After breakfast at hotel, we drive to Sun World Ba Na Hills and have full day entertain in Ba Na Hills. We first take the cable car up to the mountains, enjoy the specular of Truong Son Mountains and most specially, the Golden Bridge – the new symbol of Danang thanks to its unique design and magical settings. 

Free time to wander through the Le Jardin Garden with hundred kinds of flowers or admire the architecture buildings at French village. 

After lunch, we take the cable car down and transfer back to hotel. 

Evening is free to explore on your own. 

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

DAY 7: Hoi- An to Saigon - Ho Chi Minh city

Today after breakfast take a flight and transfer to Ho Chi Minh city, formerly named Saigon is a largest city of Vietnam.

 

On arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be welcomed by local tour guide and driver then we transfer to hotel.

 

After check-in, we will be free to wander around the hustle and

 

bustle city.

 

Enjoy dinner at a fine local restaurant in town.

 

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city

 

DAY 8: Ho Chi Minh

Understanding more about history in the War Remnants Museum and the Reunification Palace, admire French-colonial architecture at the General Post Office, Opera House and Notre Dame Cathedral, and explore the longest tunnels made of Vietnamese people during the war…. Depends the weather and season, we can visit Cu Chi tunnel in the morning or afternoon. 

After breakfast, we head to the Cu Chi tunnels, otherwise known as the “Iron Triangle” or “Iron Land”. Before entering the tunnels, we will see a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, followed by an exploration of the maze of tunnels, some of which have been widened to allow tourist access. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500lb bombs dropped by B52 bombers. After that we transfer back to Ho Chi Minh city for lunch. 

In the rest of the day, we will visit: Ben Thanh market, and then we will be back to hotel. 

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city 

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 

DAY 9: Ho Chi Minh – Siem Reap –City Tour

Today we Leave for Cambodia!  

Upon your arrival at Siem Reap international airport, after clearing an immigration and custom transfer to hotel for check in. 

Today we will visit Angkor silk farm, a fascinating way to learn about Cambodian silk. Here we will spend some time and witness start-to-finish silk creation, growing and harvesting mulberry and the breeding process and the life cycle of the silk worm. And we continue to visit west barray (the man-made lake dated created in 11th century). Afternoon, enjoying ourselves at leisure. 

Overnight in Siem Reap. 

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10: Discovery of The Heart of Angkor

After breakfast, we will enter the South Gate of Angkor Thom Temple and marvel the wonders of the eerie Bayon, the terrace of Elephants and terrace of Leper King. Ta Prohm Temple: Unlike most of the other Angkor temples, Ta Prohm has been left just it was founded: the photogenic and atmospheric combination of trees growing out of the ruins and the jungle surroundings have made it one of Angkor’s most popular temples with visitors. In the afternoon, we visit the famous Angkor Wat, built for king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. The largest and best-preserved temple at the site, it is the only one to have remained a significant religious centre—first Hindu, then Buddhist—since its foundation. End the day with the climb to the summit of Bakheng Mountain or Pre Rup Temple to view a spectacular sunset.

Lunch and Dinner at local restaurant.

Overnight in Siem Reap. 

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11: Siem Reap – Departure

These gorgeous 11 days in Vietnam & Cambodia will be itched in your heart forever. Today Bid farewell to Cambodia. After breakfast, take a transfer to airport for departure flight.

 Meal: Breakfast

  • International Airfares
  • 10-night accommodation with daily breakfast as per detailed itinerary
  • Domestic Airfares- 3 Flights (Hanoi- Danang// Danang- HoiChi Minh & Between Vietnam & Cambodia)
  • Water Puppet Show
  • Vietnam Approval Letter
  • Vietnam Visa stamp
  • Cambodia Visa stamp
  • Transfers by comfortable Coach
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary with Indian food & Local Cuisine (9 Breakfast, 9 lunches & 9 dinners) – Few meals will be special meals- which we will decide later once the group is confirmed
  • English-speaking Local guide.
  • Entrance fees & permits
  • Boat excursions in Halong Bay
  • Services of KareVoyage Tour Manager from Delhi to Delhi.
  • Travel Insurance- upto the age of 69
  • Other meals which are not indicated above
  • Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included
  • Personal and other expenses such as porter, bar bills and laundry not stated in the itinerary.
  • 5% TCS (Refundable)

KareVoyage Comfort :

  • For our Elder travelers who wish to avail home-to home service for pick up and drop we will be happy to assist you with the same – At nominal additional cost – (Applicable for guests joining us from Delhi & NCR region)
  • Before we start any trip as a practice and for your utmost comfort we gather all information pertaining to your day to day activities, medical history, eating habits, in order to give you a true wholesome experience.
  • We will host a small get- together before we embark on the journey, the camaraderie is even better once you know your fellow travelers joining you for a tour.
  • We believe in transparency and deliver what we promise.

Please Note :

1. City tour route depends on present traffic & other situations. Guide and your Tour Leader can take decision about the same as per present situation while touring.
2. Portage/any, kind of tips/ telephone calls / laundry / Liquor & juice used from hotel room fridge / Paid T.V. channels at hotel rooms etc not included.

Cancellation Policy:

We try to support as much as we can in event that you have to cancel your tour because of reasons beyond your control.
However, our cancellation policy is aligned with our various service providers and it varies from country to country, for Gujarat – Rann of Kutch it goes as under ::

Upto 90 Days before departure date:  25% of package amount
89-60 days: 75% of tour package cost
59-45 days: 100%

About Karevoyage

Karevoyage- for 50 plus wanderers- is an exclusive travel and tour company dedicated for travel enthusiasts, who prefer to travel the globe and explore but in a group environment.

The KareVoyage team understands the gap and works very hard on how to deliver on what we promise. Keeping all current gaps that people over 50 experience while travelling, we design our itineraries in a way that lets you experience everything without making you feel exhausted.

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