Vietnam & Laos Explore - 14 days / 13 nights
A journey through Vietnam and Laos will leave you energized and inspired. Be moved by the smiling faces of the enduring people and enlightened by an encounter with Buddhist monks in Luang Prabang. Be thrilled by the raucous street life in Saigon and Hanoi, and enchanted by the history and peace in Hoi An and Hue, then decompress on the banks of the Mekong in Vientiane and Luang Prabang. All this is set against a stunning backdrop of sweeping mountains, verdant fields and sparkling bays.
Meet and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
|Day 1: ARRIVE - HO CHI MINH
Excursion to the Mekong Delta. Boat cruise along the Mekong River, visit floating market, walk through beautiful orchard island, visit the farmer’s house with southern traditional music show, take the rowing boat along the narrow canals with water coconut trees.
|Day 2: HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG DELTA
Excursion Excursion to visit Cu Chi underground tunnels (70 km from HCMC), which is legendary during American – Vietnam War. You will discover how Vietnamese guerillar lived and fought underground. Afternoon city tour of Ho Chi Minh city including include Reunification Hall, War Remnants Museum, Lacquer Ware Workshop to see how to make lacquerware picture, Notre Dame Catherdral and City Post office, the French architecture from 19th century, continue to visit China Town and Thien Hau Pagoda.
|Day 3:HO CHI MINH CITY: CU CHI & TAY NINH
Transfer to airport for flight to Hue, the Imperial city of Vietnam from 18th century (World Cuture Heritage). Check in hotel. Start city tour of Hue including the Royal Citadel, Forbidden city, King Tu Duc & Khai Dinh Tombs. Afternoon boat trip along the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda. Visit Dong Ba Market at the end of tour. Overnight in Hue.
|Day 4: HO CHI MINH CITY – HUE
Morning Drive to Danang via beautifully Hai Van Pass (Ocean of Cloud). Short stop at Lang Co Beach for taking picture. Upon arrival Danang, visit Cham Museum of Sculpture, Marble Mountains and China Beach. Late afternoon arrive Hoian ancient town (World Cuture Heritage). Overnight in Hoian.
Visit to Morning visit Hoian Town including Japanese Bridge, Phuoc Kien Temple, the Old Houses, Hoi An Museum and Hoi An market. Afternoon free for shopping and roaming around the town. Overnight in Hoi An.
| Day 5:HUE – DA NANG – HOI AN
Full day Morning drive to Danang for flight to Hanoi. Meet and transfer to hotel. Full day city tour of Hanoi including tour Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and stilt house, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda and the Temple of Literature, Ngoc Son Temple and the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Evening enjoy water puppet show. All puppets are made of woods, moving on the water following the rhythm of live folk music. Fire crackers, smoke, fire and lights make it more picturesque. Overnight in Hanoi.
Transfer Morning depart for Halong On the way stop in Hai Duong to taste Green Been Cake with tee. Afternoon arrive Halong. Check in hotel. Overnight in Halong.
Morning boat cruise on Ha Long bay, which is recognized as World Scenery Heritage with thousands of grottoes raising from the sea. On the way back to Hanoi visit the Ceramic Factory in Dong Trieu. Overnight in Hanoi.
Arriving on the Wattay Ariport in Vientaine. After obtaining visa on arrival, transfer from airport to a hotel. Lunch at Tamnaklao Rest (Lao food). PM. city tour including the Great Sacred Stupa – That Luang, Wat Phra Keow, Wat Sisaket and the Arc de triomphe and the Morning Market. Overnight in Vientiane.
|Day 7:HOIAN - DANANG - HANOI
Transfer After breakfast, transfer to ariport flight to Luangprabang QV 101# (10:40 – 11:20). Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel. Afternoon explore beautiful town, visiting Wat Visounalat, known as “the Watermelon Stupa”; the ornate Wat Mai; and Wat Xieng Thong, an exquisite 400 – year – old royal monastery complex. Late afternoon, climb Phousi Hill, with its derelict anti – aircraft gun and revered shrine, to view the sunset over the Mekong and mountains beyond. Overnight in Luangprabang.
Early morning see long lines of barefoot monk in procession through the streets of Luang Prabang. Afterwards travel up the Mekong by motor boat to the Pak Ou Caves, a mystical pigrimage site above the river. Over the past five centuries, kings, princes, merchants, and peasants have come to the caves to worship, leaving behind more than 3,000 statues of the Buddha. Picnic lunch. Late afternoon, return to Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
|Day11: VIENTAINE – LUANGPRABANG
Morning visit the Royal Palace, now the National Museum, continue visit to H’mong ang K’hmu villages, a weaving village and the Khouang Si Falls. Late Morning, return to the town. Then transfer to the airport for your flight to Vientaine. Fly Luang Prabang to Vientaine on QV #106 (17:00 – 17:30). Overnight in Vientiane.
|Day13: LUANGPRABANG- VIENTAINE
Transfer to airport for departure flight.
|Day14: TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT FOR DEPARTURE FLIGHT
TOUR NAME: Vietnam & Laos Explore - 14 days / 13 nights
TOUR CODE: AAINDO-05
TOUR DURATION: 14 Days / 13 Nights
TOUR PRICE: 0
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- Transfers & tours as per itinerary
- Hotels in sharing twin room except single traveller quoted in single room (1 pax) with breakfasts
- English & French speaking guide
- Domestic flights and domestic airport tax
- Entrance fees and boat fees when applicable
- Visa approval
- Meals & drinks
- Visa collection fee (US$25)
- International Airfare & Departure Airport Tax 12US$
- Own expenses
- Tips and other which is not mentioned in our tour program.