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Hanoi Halong Siem Reap 7 Days

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Duration: 7 days

Destination: Hanoi / Halong Bay / Siem Reap

US$ 557 per person

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This tour brings you short slides of Vietnam and Cambodia with the two UNESCO World Heritage Halong Bay and Angkor Wat. In just 7 days, the natural beauty and the humanmade beauty will bring to you various feelings and experiences.

trip highlight

  • Explore the historical Hanoi contrast the dynamics of Saigon
  • Sail on magical Halong Bay
  • Give the admire to Angkor Complex

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Day 1: Hanoi arrival with guide welcome service

Meal provided: No meal

Welcome to Vietnam and Hanoi

Upon arrival at Hanoi Airport, obtain your visa and clear Immigration and Customs.

After collecting your baggage, exit the airport to meet a local driver (without a guide).

Settle in and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Stay overnight in Hanoi.

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Day 2: Hanoi best highlight city tour – Water puppet show

Meal provided: Breakfast, Lunch
Start a new day by visiting Ho Chi Minh Complex, an important place of pilgrimage. A traffic-free area of botanical gardens, monuments, memorials and pagodas, it’s usually crowded with groups of all ages, from all over the nation, who has come to pay their respects. Within the complex, you can visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (Outside visiting for maintenance every Monday & Friday), Ba Dinh Square, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House, Ho Chi Minh Museum
Closed by, the famous One Pillar Pagoda which is built of wood on a single stone pillar 1.25 m in diameter. It is designed to resemble a lotus blossom, which is a Buddhist symbol of purity, since a lotus blossoms in a muddy pond.

 After that, continue to visit the Temple of Literature (Vietnamese name is Quoc Tu Giam) – Vietnam’s first University, which was built in 1070 in honor of Confucius, his followers, and Chu Van An, a moral figure in Vietnamese education.
Have lunch at a local restaurant
In the afternoon, you are transferred to visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. Almost no foreign tourists to Hanoi refuse to visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, where they can look at a vivid picture of the miniaturized Vietnamese ethnic community’s life.
Take a cyclo in Hanoi Old Quarter – 36 streets and guilds to discover the ancient feature of Hanoi and daily life.
Stop to visit Ngoc Son Temple which is located at the northern end of Sword Lake (aka Hoan Kiem Lake). From the shore, walking on the Welcoming Morning Sunlight Bridge leads to the island.

Enjoy Water Puppet Show before being dropped off at your hotel.
Stay overnight in Hanoi.

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Day 3: Hanoi - Ha Long bay by shuttle bus - Overnight Cruise

Meal provided: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

07.45 – 8:30: The shuttle bus will pick you up from your hotel in Hanoi and head to northeast Vietnam. In the middle of the way, we have a quick stop to stretch your leg and refresh then continue our way to Halong Bay.

12.00: Arrive at Swan office in Ha Long, have a bit of time to relax, and then you will transfer to Swan Cruises by tender.

12.45: Enjoy a welcome drink, be briefed about safety on the boat and activities included then check in your cabin.

13.00: Have lunch while leisurely cruising to the core of Lan Ha Bay

Fabulous Buffet lunch is served while Swan Cruises – The Boutique Cruise starts her sail into magnificent Lan Ha Bay – an extension of HaLong Wonder which is much quieter and has fewer tourists. She will pass the famous Finger Islet, Candle Islet, and thousands of uniquely shaped limestone towers and islands.

15.00: Explore Lan Ha – Ha Long Bay

Option 1:  Visit the Dark and Bright Cave – famous for the pristine natural beauty and poetic, attractive seascape of Lan Ha Bay. This is also the best time for tourists to enjoy bamboo boats or swimming – which is an interesting activity to discover the truest beauty of the Limestone Mountains and immerse in the emerald green water of Lan Ha Bay.

Option 2: Swan cruise – The Boutique Cruise reaches the Three Peach area (if the weather permits). It is time to discover Lan Ha Bay yourselves with your travel buddy sharing a kayak. While kayaking, you will have a brief look at the geology of the Karts Mountains that form a beautiful surrounding

17.00: Sunset Time 

Return to Swan Cruise and enjoy a Sunset party in a stunning moment of sunset at Lan Ha Bay.
You will also have a chance to join our Cooking class to challenge your skills in preparing very famous Vietnamese spring rolls.
er, our experienced captain will choose the most tranquil area to anchor for overnight.

19.00: Savor Deluxe Dinner

After dinner, reward yourself with a large selection of cocktails at a panoramic bar or take one of our onboard activities: squid fishing, and karaoke. (We open the light and prepare the squid fishing rods).

You will stay overnight on the cruise.

Attention: According to Halong Bay Board Management, swimming activities need to be allowed to organize by Halong Bay Management Authority)

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Day 4: Ha Long bay - Hanoi by shuttle bus - Fly to Siem Reap

Meal provided: Breakfast, Lunch

06.00: Sunrise Tai-chi section on sundeck

Be an early bird for a photo hunt and join our Tai-chi session on the sundeck to refresh your body and mind.

07.00:  Having a Light Breakfast

Swan cruise – The Boutique Cruise continues her sail, passing amazing karst towers. Tea, coffee, and a light breakfast are served with fresh air and peaceful surroundings.

08.15: Explore Ao Ech Areas  

Join the kayaking & swimming to explore the Frog Pond area – the famous filming location for Kong Skull Island (King Kong) in Quang Ninh in 2018. 

09.30: Return to the boat for check-out 

10.00: Lunch Time 

During the time well prepared Set menu lunch is served, Swan cruise – The Boutique Cruise slowly navigates emerald water and thousands of Karst Mountains towards the Harbour.

(If you want to go to Cat Ba Island, you must let us know, we will transfer you by Sena Cruise small transfer boat to Gia Luan Port).

11.30 – 12.00: Disembark Swan Cruise and farewell the crew and back to Hanoi by shuttle bus

Around 16:30: Arrive at the hotel you wish to drop off.

Depending on your departure flight, your private driver and car will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the airport in time for your flight to Siem Reap.

Welcome to Cambodia. Upon arrival at Siem Reap Airport,  obtain your Cambodia visa and then clear Immigration and Customs. After collecting your baggage, exit the airport to meet outside your driver. He will be holding a sign with your names on it. From the airport, you will be privately transferred to your lovely hotel/ resort. Settle in and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure.
Stay overnight in Siem Reap.

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Day 5: Siem Reap - Angkor discovery by Tuk Tuk - Phare Circus

Meal provided: Breakfast

In the morning, pick up by tuk-tuk and visit the South Gate (with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk), the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century), Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avalokitesvara), the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

Afternoon, visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th-century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture.

Angkor Wat’s five towers symbolize Meru’s five peaks – the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond.

This evening, enjoy the Phare circus show. More than just a circus, Phare performers use theater, music, dance and modern circus arts to tell uniquely Cambodian stories; historical, folk and modern. The young circus artists will astonish you with their energy, emotion, enthusiasm and talent, making Phare Circus the top-rated evening entertainment in Siem Reap. 
Stay Overnight in Siem Reap.

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Day 6: Banteay Srei, Kbal Spean And Pre Rup Sunset

Meal provided: Breakfast, Lunch

Depart this morning for Banteay Srei, the only major temple that was not built by a monarch. It was constructed in the 10th century and was dedicated to the Hindu god – Shiva. Banteay Srei translates to “Citadel of the Women” and is one of Angkor’s most significant structures as its walls are decorated with elaborate carvings which have been preserved remarkably well.
Continue on a short drive to Kbal Spean, which translates to “Bridge Head”. From the entrance, it is an easy 3 km hike up to the hill passing through a thick forest offering beautiful views over the surrounding plains. On top, you will find a river with many rocks under the surface holding inscriptions and Hindu statues referred to as lingas which date back to the 11th century. There is also a waterfall on top that drops significant amounts of water during the wet season but dries up entirely during the height of the dry season (March/April).
Enjoy a simple picnic lunch before returning back to Siem Reap in mid-afternoon. In the rainy season, the route may be slippery and good footwear is advised.
This afternoon can be spent in leisure, you can continue your exploration of the temples of Angkor. Start at Banteay Kdei, a 12th-Century temple that is known locally as the ‘Citadel of Monks’ Cells’. It’s one of the smaller temples in the area which makes for a great introduction to Angkor architecture, with intricate carvings and dramatic crumbling towers. Then continue to Pre Rup for Sunset – a crematorium temple surrounded by lovely countryside.
Stay overnight in Siem Reap.

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Day 7: Siem Reap departure

Meal provided: Breakfast

Free leisure at your own time for rolling at local markets or shopping until transfer to Siem Reap international airport for departure flight back to the next destination.
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Tour prices shown are 'per person', based on traveling party of 4 adults, and sharing double or twin rooms.

** If you travel in group of 2, of 3 and so on, please feel free to contact us for specific offer.
** If you intend to travel alone, the cost might be much higher. However, you also earn money by using the Share button above to invite your friends and family to book this tour with you.

The 'Single supplement' applies for single travelers who require their own room and needs to be added to the tour price.
Note: Amendments CAN be made to this tour to suite your requirements, but may incur price changes

What's Included:

• 05 nights base in double/twin sharing rooms at centrally located & well selected Comfort hotels (3 star-hotel). 
[ Superior (4 star-hotel), Luxury (5- star hotel), High-end (best of the best hotel) properties are also available upon request] 
• 01 night on board on Halong Bay overnight shared cruise and shared private cabin
• Daily buffet or set breakfast at hotel and all hotels taxes and service charges. 
• Pick-ups and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle as specified in the itinerary. 
• Travel by air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced, safe driver as specified in the itinerary. 
• Sightseeing with local, English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary. 
• Meals included as indicated as in program: B: breakfast, L: lunch & D: dinner. 
• Entrance fees according the above program
• Local bottled water while sightseeing and transfers 
• VAT and all taxes and service charge. 


What's Excluded:

• International flight tickets and Visas stamp 
• Domestic and regional flights in the tour
• Any items of purely personal nature such as laundry and telephone calls 
• Personal, travel and health insurance
• Early check in and late check out 
• Single room supplement if request 
• Drinks during meals
• Meals that are not specified
• Gratuities/tipping to tour guide, driver and hotel staff and restaurant’s staff 
• Surcharge for peak season & compulsory dinner on X’mas and New Year’s Eve 


Remarks

1. All of our itineraries can be tailor-made to suit your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Please click on the “Tailor this trip" button and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will customize the best value vacation for your kind consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!

2. We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina in particular (Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos) hotel prices make up the major expense of your holiday. Therefore, we would like to clarify how we define these charges:

• Boutique & character hotels: from $50-$80 USD per room/ per night
• Comfort = 3 star hotels from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/ per night
• Superior = 4 star hotels from US$ 80 - US$ 110 per room/ per night
• Deluxe = 5 star hotels from US$120 - US$ 190++ per room/ per night
• High-end = Best of the best hotels from US$ 250++ per room/ per night


3. Child policy: 

• Ages 0-2: free of charge for tour when sharing bed with parents. Airfares depend on Airlines's policy at booking time
• Ages 2-5: 50% of adult price when sharing bed with parents. Airfares depend on Airlines's policy at booking time
• Ages 6-10: 85% of adult price when sharing bed with parents & airfare fully charges
• 11 years and older: 100% (charged as an adult)

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Service Details During The Trip

We’ll immerse you in the diverse cultures of Vietnam by showcasing the unique local flavors. And with the perfect balance of included sightseeing and free time, you can customize your dream vacation with the things you have always wanted to do.


  • Private Local Tour Guide You will have legally licensed local tour guide in each destination, from welcome and farewell you at the airport. Your guide will guide, help, assist and taking care of you in order to make your tour worry-free. The good guide for you means we arrange the right guide. Asianwaytravel.com will arrange tour guide base on the feature of the itinerary and consists of the group, to maximize your experiences in traveling.

  • Private Drivers & Vehicle Safety is first priority for transportation. A well maintained good condition car with legal business licensed and an experienced driver to make sure you are in safe hands. To maximize your comfort and joyful experience with driving service, cold drinking water, cold towel and soft drink are provided in the car.

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  • Local Flavor Meals Don’t worry about meals; we select both restaurants and menus for you. Asianwaytravel.com will select clean and good environment restaurants for our customer. Menu is also carefully selected by us to ensure you try different food every meal.
    We will recommend and arrange local cuisine since it is part of the cultural experience while traveling. We also recommend dinners are free on your own so you can choose your favorite food by yourself under necessary assistance of your local guide.

  • Well-Selected Hotels Comfort and good value is our priority for choosing hotels for our customers. Comfort of mattress and bedding, joyful decoration style, user friendly facilities, good service and good breakfast!

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Travel Visa

Most countries in South East Asia require you to obtain a visa. Please check carefully with your travel specialist regarding specific visa requirements for each country you plan to visit as the legislation does change frequently. Thailand offers a free visa on arrival to most nationalities. Other countries including Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar offer a “visa-on-arrival” service which requires you to pay a fee at the airport, or you may prefer to obtain this in advance through the relevant embassy or a visa agent. For visa-on-arrival in Vietnam, you must submit some paperwork before you arrive.

This is an option to get your visa for Vietnam instead of getting visa at the Vietnam consulate in your country.


  • Step 1: Provide us your application details
     • Your full name (as exactly seen on your passport)
     • Your gender
     • Your date of birth
     • Your nationality
     • Your passport number
     • Your passport expiration dates ( with at least 3 vacats pagess and valid for at least 6 months)
     • Date of arrival ( dd/mm/yy)
     • Date of exit (dd/mm/yy)
     • Arrival airport
  • Step 2: Process your visa information into a visa application
    We will contact you for reviewing your visa information and then submit your application on your behalf to Vietnam Immigration department and follow other procedures pursuant to the regulations of Immigration department to get Visa approval letter granted by Immigration department.

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We will send the visa approval letter via email to you after 7 working days.
After we obtain the visa approval letter from the Immigration department for you, we will forward you a scanned copy of it by email (Your visa information then have been recorded to the Visa system of the Vietnam Immigration department).


  • Step 3: Get your visa stamp on your arrival
    Just print the approval letter out, prepare 2 passport sized photos and an amount of USD for stamping fee ($25 for single entry visa; $50 for 1 month multiple entry visa ). Put all above mentioned things along with your passport in a package, then show them to Immigration officer at Vietnam arrival airports.

    Upon arrival at Vietnam’s airport, expect a simple form to fill in (or you can download here to fill beforehand), present the visa approval letter, passport, photos to the Immigration officer inside the counter and look for a place to hear your name be called to get the passport back and pay for the stamping fee. The actual process takes around 15 minutes without hassle or trouble.

  • For those who is applicable for E-visa, our travel experts will consult case by case.

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