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Tour Overview

Taking this tour, you will have the chance to explore the rich cultural heritage of Southeast Asia and its stunning natural beauty. This 13-day tour begins in Bangkok, Thailand, where you’re going to see the splendid royal residence and then travel east to Siem Reap to marvel at the Angkor Wat complex, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

Afterwards, travel at a comfortable pace from southern Vietnam to the north, passing bustling metropolis, scenic Halong Bay, and charming old quarter. Over this journey, diverse natural wonders and cultures will not disappoint you!

Highlights of this tour:

  • Peek into the residence of the Thai royal family at the dazzling building complex, Grand Palace.
  • Get up early to capturethe incredible sunrise view of Angkor Wat, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
  • Walk through the Cu Chi Tunnelsto discover Ho Chi Minh City's dark wartime history.
  • Cyclethrough the bustling town My Tho, the gateway to the Mekong Delta, and take a boat to explore an amazing floating market.
  • Immersein the stunning seascape of the UNESCO World Heritage - Halong Bay on a leisure cruise.
  • Experience rickshaw sightseeing in the Old Quarter of Hanoi to get a glimpse into the lifestyle of the locals.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Welcome to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand dubbed the City of Angels. After arrival, your private driver will pick you up and then transfer you to the hotel. The remaining of the day is yours to relax and enjoy the fascinating city.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: Bangkok

  2. Start the Bangkok day tour with a glimpse of colorful fruit and flower markets. Then move forward to the spectacular Grand Palace, once the residence of the Thai royal family. It’s a dazzling building complex surrounded by well-maintained verdant gardens, with the Wat Phra Kaew being the best-known housing the Emerald Buddha.

    Bangkok Grand Palace
    Grand Palace

    After lunch, take a traditional boat for sailing along the winding canals that are lined with delicate architecture. End up today’s journey with the visit to Wat Arun, an ancient temple enjoying the reputation of "Eiffel Tower of Thailand".

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Bangkok

  3. You will be guided to Maeklong Railway Market, a place where you can get a unique shopping experience. It’s one of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand, additionally serving vegetables, fruits, drinks, as well as clothing and accessories. Then head out for Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, which offers wonderful scenes of life - female vendors in traditional Thai dress sitting on boats loaded with colorful vegetables and fruits, ideal for photographers. Jim Thompson House will be visited on the way back to your hotel.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Bangkok

    Bangkok Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
    Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

  4. After breakfast, a local driver will meet and escort you to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, your private guide is waiting for you at the airport exit ahead of time. Transfer you to the well-selected hotel, and enjoy your time at leisure.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Siem Reap

  5. Step into the south gate of Angkor Thom to admire the magnificent temple complex. Once the center of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple is the most famous and beautiful one containing more than 50 towers, with intricate and exquisite bas-relief. Afterwards, pay a visit to Elephant Terrace, a royal viewing stand where the emperor reviewed his victorious troops.

    Bayon Temple in Siem Reap
    Bayon Temple

    Have lunch, and then wander into Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. Continue to visit Phnom Bakheng, where you have a chance to capture incredible sunsets if the weather permits.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Siem Reap

  6. Get up early to enjoy the sunrise view at Angkor Wat, and then head for Banteay Srei Temple. En route, make a stop to visit some local villages to get in touch with the life of the locals. Keep moving to Ta Prohm Temple, which is swallowed up by a tangle of roots. The last stop is the Takeo Temple, a huge pyramid-shaped structure with 5 sanctuaries.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Siem Reap

    Ta Prohm Temple
    Ta Prohm Temple

  7. In the morning, recover from lethargy in a Khmer village with a deep breath of fresh air and charming fields of rice and palm trees. Immerse in a peaceful moment in a canoe on Tonle Sap Lake, and take pictures of colorful wooden houses.

    After enjoying lunch, take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City from Siem Reap Airport. Upon arrival, a local driver will transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is your leisure time.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

    Mangrove forests on Tonle Sap Lake
    Mangrove forests on Tonle Sap Lake

  8. Take in Ho Chi Minh City's dark wartime history and discover how it gradually became Vietnam's largest city and financial center. Walk through the Cu Chi Tunnels first. It’s a complex underground system took 20 years to dig for Vietnamese resistance to French colonial rule. Then drive back to Ho Chi Minh downtown area to some landmarks like Reunification Palace, Old Saigon Post Office, and War Remnants Museum. Ben Thanh Market and Dong Khoi Street are nice places to reward you with a special shopping experience.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

    Cu Chi Tunnels in Ho Chi Minh
    Cu Chi Tunnels

  9. This morning drive 2 hours to the gateway to the Mekong Delta, My Tho Town, where you could cycle around at your own pace. Then take a boat ride in Mekong Delta, heading for the floating market where dozens of colorful fresh tropical fruits will blow your mind.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

  10. After breakfast, board a flight to Hanoi. The driver and the guide will pick you up directly from the airport to the attractions - Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda. In the afternoon, experience a rickshaw sightseeing to the Old Quarter of Hanoi, and take a leisure stroll along the Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. Finally, you’re arranged to watch the Water Puppet Performance, a traditional Vietnamese art show on the water.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Hanoi

    Hanoi Hoan Kiem Lake
    Hoan Kiem Lake

  11. Drive 3 hours to Halong Bay where you would enjoy some peaceful moments on the cruise with fascinating natural scenery. Stand on the deck to get up-close views of oddly-shaped limestone islands rising out of the endless emerald sea. Every islet is loaded with lush forest and mysterious caves. Have fun swimming and diving.

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: On Board

    Halong Bay Cruise
    Halong Bay Cruise

  12. Your delightful Halong Bay cruise will end at 10:00 am. After brunch on board, your driver and guide will pick you up at the pier and drive you back to your hotel in Hanoi at 4:00 pm. Free to enjoy the rest of the day.

    Meal: Brunch

    Accommodation: Hanoi

  13. Your 13 days Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam tours draw a conclusion here. The professional driver will escort you to the airport for your onward flight. Wish you a safe journey!

    Meal: Brunch

    Accommodation: N/A

Price Includes

  • Private vehicles with good air conditions;
  • Excellent English-speaking guides & experienced drivers;
  • Hotels & meals mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Entrance tickets to the scenic spots, performances, boat trips as mentioned;
  • 1 bottle of mineral water for each person per day;
  • Halong Bay package;
  • Flights from Bangkok - Siem Reap - Ho Chi Minh City - Hanoi.

Price Excludes

  • Flights to Hanoi or off Ho Chi Minh City;
  • Meals not mentioned throughout the itinerary;
  • Any optional activities, such as quad bikes;
  • Any item not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Personal expenses (such as drinks);
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.

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