Indochina Secret 13 days
Experience daily life of happy Indochinese countries and visit the most
diversified World Heritages of Indochina – from Luang Prabang temples,
seascape of Halong Bay to the wonder of Angkor.
Destinations: Luang Prabang
| Vientiane | Hanoi | Halong Bay | Perfume Pagoda |
Saigon | Mekong Delta | Cuchi Tunnels | Siem
Hoan Kiem lake - Hanoi
Ho chi minh
Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 1: Luang prabang (D)
Arrive to Luang Prabang,welcomed by Hanoi Voyages tour
guide in Laos and transfer to your hotel.
Have city tour to visit Wat
XiengThong, Wat Mai and Phousi temple on the hill for the sunset and
overview of Luang Prabang.
Dinner and overnight Luang Prabang.
Day 2: Luang prabang (B/L/D)
After breakfast have a boat trip on the Mekong river to visit the village of
rice wine fermented at Ban Sang Hai and explore Pak Ou cave. Have a picnic
lunch on the way. Afternoon, visiting the Kuangsi waterfall.
overnight Luang Prabang.
Day 3: Luang Prabang - Vientiane (B/L/D)
After breakfast, visiting the museum and the weaving village of Lu ethnic
minority at Ban Phanom. Transfer to airport to take flight Luang Prabang –
Vientiane. Check-in Hotel. After lunch have a half-day city tour to visit
famous temples Wat Pra Keo, Wat Sisaket, That Luang and Anousavari. Enjoy
dinner with Lao Traditional dance.
Day 4: Vientiane - Hanoi (B/L/D)
Morning visit the weaving village at Ban Nong Bouathong. After lunch
transfer to International airport to take flight Vientiane - Hanoi. Greeted
by Hanoi Voyages tour guide in Hanoi and transfer to the city centre to check-in.
Enjoy a unique show of Water Pupper before return to your hotel.
Day 5: Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi (B/L/D)
Early departure for Halong Bay, a World Heritage with thousands of limestone
and dolomite island and islets. Stop on the way to visit Hai Duong “Green
bean cake town” or Ceramic at Dong Trieu. Upon arrival in Halong take a
sailing boat to cruise the splendid bay to visit its breathtaking seascape
created by the rocky islands and emerald calm water, with stopovers to visit
the grottoes inside islands and swimming. A Lunch of fresh seafoods will be
arranged on board. Late afternoon back to Hanoi and if your time is not
limited, have a break at the Hong Ngoc Charity Centre where children present
their plenty pretty products made of stone.
Dinner and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi - Perfume Pagoda - Hanoi (B/L/D)
Unlike popular visits to temples, a trip to the Perfume Pagoda is a best
combination of religious pilgrimage, boat trip between splendid limestone
mountains and light mountain climbing until you reach the Perfume Grotto,
the most sacred pagoda to see for the Vietnamese Buddhists in springtime.
Picnic lunch en route. The whole trip takes about 08 hours before you return
to Hanoi in late afternoon.
Dinner and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 7: Hanoi - Saigon (B/L/D)
A half-day city tour of Vietnam's capital city. Hanoi is a unique city with
tree-lined boulevards, old-colonial architecture, pretty lakes and ancient
temples. The city tour will comprise wellknown sights at Ho Chi Minh
Mausoleum and his old house, the Temple of Literature and the Lake of the
Restored Sword. A cyclo tour in the Old Quarter will complete your trip in
Hanoi and take you back to the car for transferring to the airport for the
flight to Saigon.
Welcomed by our tourguide in Saigon and check-in hotel. After lunch of
delicious Vietnamese foods, visit the historic Reunification Palace that
witnessed the end of the 2nd Indochinese War in 1975, explore bustling China
Town, Cho Lon (Binh Tay market) and Thien Hau pagoda.
Dinner and overnight
Day 8: Saigon - Mekong Delta (B/L/D)
Explore the life on the Mekong Delta by overlanding to Vinh Long and take a
boat from here to float along the narrow waterways to witness the daily
rituals of the exciting river life with floating market full of fresh fruits
and river products. Take stops at several family-operated cottage industries
specializing in the production of fish sauce, tofu and rice paper. Back to
Saigon for dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Saigon - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi - Saigon (B/L/D)
Enjoy a morning drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Tay
Ninh Province, the birthplace of Caodaism, a local sect of Buddhism, and join
a memorable noon daily ceremony of the Caodai followers. After lunchtime
back to a historic site of the Vietnam War to visit Cu Chi Tunnels, an
incredible underground network constructed by the local people and guerillas
to survive the war against the American explosive attacks.
Back for dinner
and overnight in Saigon.
Day 10: saigon - Siem Reap (B/L/D)
At leisure until your guide arrive to accompany you to Tan Son Nhat Airport
for to fly Saigon - Siemreap.
Welcomed in Siem Reap and transfer to hotel and have lunch. In the afternoon
depart to visit the ancient city of Angkor Thom: the Bayon temple, the
Baphuan, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. View the
sunset at Angkor Wat.
Dinner with Apsara traditional dance and overnight
Day 11: Siem Reap (B/L/D)
After breakfast, visit the Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination
of human genius and natural beauty. Giant trees have grown there for
centuries. Visit Ta keo, "Jewel of Crystal" is dedicated to the Hindu God
Shiva and was erected at the end of the 10th century. Continue to visit the
Thommanon, the Chau Say temples and the natural lake of Sras Srang. Lunch.
Visit Angkor Wat; The founder was Suryavarman II who reigned Cambodia from
1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century and dedicated
them to the Hindu God Vishnu. The plan of the pyramidal conception of the
temple combined with spaces, alleys, ditches is an ancient masterpiece of
architectural design and construction.
Dinner and overnight in Siemreap.
Day 12: Siem Reap (B/L/D)
After breakfast, spend the entire morning in one of the jewels of Angkor,
the Banteay Srey Temple which means "Citadel of Women". This temple is built
of pink sandstone and presents the most graceful carvings in stone you might
ever seen in your life. The temple is dedicated to the god Shiva. After a
picnic lunch near the site, continue to Kbal Spean, the river of thousand
Lingas, the phallic symbol of the God Shiva. Arrival near the site, walk for
an hour through the forest to arrive at Kbal Spean. Return to Siem Reap for
dinner and your
Day 13: Siem Reap departure
After breakfast, the time before departure is on your own, transfer to the
airport for your flight either to Phnom Penh or international destination.
End of services.
Tour Prices : In USD
Twins sharing room at 2-3 star hotel. 12 nights in total.
Meals as mentioned the Program. 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 12
dinners. Special requirement ( vegetarian, Muslim food etc.) could be
arranged with prior notice from guest.
Domestic flight from Luang Prabang (Laos) to Vientiane (Laos) with
Indochina flight from Vientiane (Laos) to Hanoi (Vietnam) with airport
Domestic flight from Hanoi (Vietnam) to Saigon (Vietnam) with airport
Indochina flight from Saigon (Vietnam to Siem Reap (Cambodia) with
Boat trip in higher Mekong river at Luang Prabang - Laos
Boat trip in Halong Bay at Halong - Vietnam
Rowing boat trip in Perfume river at Perfumre Pagoda - Vietnam
Boat trip in lower Mekong river at Mekong Delta - Vietnam
Land transfer by A/C vehicle for whole trip
English/French speaking guide. Other languages are available upon
Admission fees for all tourist places.
International flight from/to Laos and Cambodia
Visa to Laos and Cambodia
Personal expenses (laundry, phone calls etc.)
Tips and gratuities