Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to your colonial-style luxury hotel.
What to Expect
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Discover Indochina's fascinating mosaic of ethnicity and cultures. Experience the of sights and sounds of sailing Ha Long Bay, sharing a sunrise over sacred Angkor Wat, and exploring Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok.
Visit Ho Chi Minh’s house, the lotus-shaped One Pillar Pagoda, infamous “Hanoi Hilton” prison and the robust National Museum of Fine Arts. Later, travel by cyclo through the Old Quarter and see a traditional water puppetry performance. Spend the night in luxurious accommodations.
Travel through the Vietnamese countryside to Ha Long Bay. Board a classic junk (wooden boat) and sail through a verdant setting where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the water. Later, visit a floating village in Ha Long Bay and observe life in this unique community. Spend the night at anchor, so you can witness both sunset and sunrise on this magical body of water. Spend the night in luxurious accommodations.
Greet the sunrise with a tai chi lesson on deck, then disembark for a trek to a nearby summit for panoramic views or a swim at a secluded beach. Return to Hanoi before flying to Danang to your beachfront resort on Son Tra Peninsula for another night in luxurious accommodations.
Visit the lovely town of Hoi An to see the Old House of Tan Ky, the Fujian Assembly Hall and the 400-year-old Japanese covered bridge. Enter a local shop to see how silkworms are raised, then visit the workshop of a local lantern artist. Spend the night in luxurious accommodations.
Take a morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. Currently undergoing a resurgence of art and culture, this evocative city is a hub of activity, a sharp contrast to the traditional ambience of Hanoi. Later, visit Quan Am Pagoda and stop at Binh Tay Market. Explore the surrounding neighborhood of Cholon, the city’s Chinatown. Spend the night in luxurious accommodations.
Travel to the countryside to explore the expansive Cu Chi Tunnel network, a key Vietcong resource during the Vietnam War. Later, see the city’s Central Post Office, the Cathedral of Notre Dame and the Opera House. Spend the night in luxurious accommodations.
Fly to charming Siem Reap, the nearest town to the ruins of the Angkor complex. With your guide, explore Bayon Temple and the Elephant and Leper King Terraces. Discover Banteay Srei, Banteay Samre and the treasures at the Angkor National Museum. Also, visit Tonle Sap Lake to observe its local floating villages. On your last day, watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat and spend the afternoon exploring the ruins of Ta Prohm Temple. Spend the night in luxurious accommodations.
Fly to Bangkok and transfer to your riverside hotel. Get to know the city traveling by boat through the klongs, an ancient system of canals in the Chao Phraya River. The following day, take a tuk-tuk ride around the grounds of the Grand Palace. Next, visit Wat Pho Temple, with its Reclining Buddha and the musical sound of coins dropping into brass offering bowls. Spend the night in luxurious accommodations.
Transfer to the airport to board your homebound flight.
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