INDOCHINA WORLD HERITAGE AT GLANCE
Ho Chi Minh city, Cu Chi tunnels, Cao Dai Temple, Angkor Complex, Luang Prabang
DAY 01 ARRIVE HO CHI MINH CITY VB542@07:05AM
Arrive HCMC, meet and transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour of Saigon includes Reunification Hall, War Remnants Museum and the Ben Thanh Market and China Town & Thien Hau Temple. Afternoon free to explore Saigon by your own. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
DAY 02 HO CHI MINH CITY: Cu Chi tunnels & Cao Dai Great Temple (B)
Full day excursion to visit Cu Chi underground tunnels, which is legendary during American – Vietnam War. You will discover how Vietnamese guerillar lived and fought underground. Before noon continue to Cao Dai Great Temple in Tay Ninh province to see the main ceremony of the day with colorful dressed monks.
DAY 03 HO CHI MINH CITY – SIEM REAP (B)
Arrive Siem Reap late in the morning – meet with guide for transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit to the World Seventh Wonder of the Magical temple City of Angkor Wat until view sunset at Phnom Bakheng. Overnight Siem Reap
DAY 04 SIEM REAP (B)
Morning visit South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphoun, Terrace of the Elephants, Terrace of the Leper King. Afternoon, visit Grand Circuit including Pre Rup, East Mebon, Ta Som, Neak Pean, Preah Khan, Baksei Chamkrong and South Gate of Angkor Thom. Overnight Siem Reap.
DAY 05 SIEM REAP – LUANG PRABANG (B)@QV868 12:40-14:05
Morning , tour to Small Circuit including Prasat Kravan, Banteay Kdei, Srah Srang, Ta Prohm, Takeo, Thommanon, Chau Say Tevoda then free at leisure or additional Siem Reap sightseeing until transfer for departure flight to Luang Prabang. Arrival in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage City of Luang Prabang, which is perhaps the best - preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia with a huge amount of tranquility and charm. On arrival, we transfer you to your hotel. After a short rest, your guide will lead you up the steps to the top of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as viewing a beautiful and panoramic sunset over the ancient city and the Mekong River. In the evening you may wish to visit the Night Market, which is great for local textiles and local art. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 06 LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU CAVES - KUANG SY FALLS (B)
After breakfast, we enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrines of Wat Aham, Wat Mai, Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong. We then board a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which gives us a panoramic view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xang Hai, where they make the local rice wine. Afternoon, travel to Kuang Sy falls with stopovers at minorities villages. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
DAY 07 LUANG PRABANG - DEPARTURE (B)
An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the procession. Following breakfast, we visit The National Museum at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture. Your guide can also take you to visit the silver smith’s, where they make fine local jewellery, the Fine Arts School or the Central Market before transfer to airport for depature flight.
TOUR NAME: INDOCHINA WORLD HERITAGE AT GLANCE
TOUR CODE: AAINDO-11
TOUR DURATION: 7 Days / 6 Nights
TOUR PRICE: 0
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