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Manchester
Saigon
Min Age : 25
Max People : 10

Introduction

Group name 19D18N-Saigon-Cuchi-Caibe-Danang-Hoian-Hue-Hanoi-Halong-Vientine-Luangprabang-Siemreap-Phnompenh Code 211211113528
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Group size 2 – 20 pax(s) Validity 01 Jan 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Destination

Saigon

Departure

Manchester

Departure Time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Dress Code

Sport casual

Itinerary

1
Day 1

 Day 1: SAIGON ARRIVAL (-/-/-)
Warmly welcome on arrival at Tan Son Nhat International airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to your hotel in town.

Overnight in Saigon.

 

2
Day 2

 Day 2: SAI GON – TAY NINH – CU CHI – SAI GON (B/L/-)
This morning you drive to Tay Ninh – Cao Dai Holysee Temple is the cathedral of the Cao Daism religion with the Divine Eye – official symbol of Cao daism. Cao Dai followers worship Jesus Christ, Confucius, Taoism, and Buddha. Here you can observe the midday service. Continue to visit Cu Chi Tunnels, consist of more than 200km of underground tunnels. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War.

Overnight in Sai Gon.

 

3
Day 3

 Day 3: SAI GON – MEKONG DELTA (B/L/-)
Enjoy a full-day excursion to explore scenic rice fields, waterways and colorful markets of the Mekong Delta. Cruise along the Mekong tributaries to Cai Be floating market. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation. Keep cruising through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candies and crispy ‘pop’ rice are made. Discover the rural lifestyles and daily activities of the delta inhabitants.

Overnight in Sai Gon.

 

4
Day 4

 Day 4: SAIGON HALFDAY – DANANG BY FLIGHT (B/-/-)
In the morning, go for a city tour of Saigon, including The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, War Remnants Museum and bustling Ben Thanh Market. Then, transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for taking your flight to Danang.

Upon arrival, meet our guide and transferred to your hotel in Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoi An

 

5
Day 5

 Day 5: HOI AN (B/L/-)
You enjoy a half day orientation tour of Hoi An including the Chinese Assembly Halls, the Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda and Tan Ky House. Then we take a river trip and you will enjoy the scenery along the Thu Bon River and the general view of Hoi An Ancient Town. Visit ceramic village of Thanh Ha, carpentry village of Kim Bong.

Overnight in Hoi An.

 

6
Day 6

 Day 6: HOIAN – HUE (B/L/-)
Leave the World Heritage Hoi An Ancient town to another World Heritage Hue. You will stop in Da Nang city to visit Cham Museum, Marble Mountain and handicraft villages before going through Hai Van pass.

Overnight in Hue

 

7
Day 7

 Day 7: HUE (B/L/-)
We board on a boat for cruising romantic Perfume River surrounding with ancient tombs of emperors past and a visit to some of these tombs will be on the itinerary for today. Thien Mu Pagoda which is considered the unofficial symbol of Hue, and Buddhism Centre in Centre Vietnam. Visit King Minh Mang’s tomb and King Tu Duc’s tomb.

In the afternoon you embark on a tour to visit the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, the Imperial Museum and the Dong Ba market.

Overnight in Hue.

 

8
Day 8

 Day 8: HUE – HA NOI BY FLIGHT (B/L/-)
Following breakfast is your free time in Hue World Heritage site until transfer to airport for flight to colonial Hanoi.

Ha Noi with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples date back thousand years ago. Upon arrival, you will take a tour around Hanoi’s most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex, the Old Quarter, Ngoc Son Temple, the Temple of Literature, peaceful West Lake, the sedate Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple.

In the evening, enjoy a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.

Overnight in Hanoi

 

9
Day 9

 Day 9: HA NOI – HA LONG BAY ON CRUISE (B/L/D)
Today, you leave Ha Noi for Ha Long Bay via Red river Delta. Passage into the magical bay where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons’ teeth. Visit an interesting fishing village with an opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. Enjoy watching the peaceful sunset and cooking demonstration. Overnight on cruise.

 

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Day 10

 Day 10: HA LONG BAY – HANOI (BRUNCH/-)
Wake up on the bay to the sounds of waves and bird welcoming the new day. You will have an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. Visit a beautiful limestone grotto then walk back to the boat for a final glimpse of Ha Long Bay.

Overnight in Hanoi.

 

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Day 11

 Day 11: HANOI – VIENTIANE (B/-/-)
Free in the morning until transfer to airport and fly to Vientiane – Laos. Meet up at the airport with our guide in Vientiane to be transferred to your hotel.

Overnight in Vientiane.

 

12
Day 12

 Day 12: VIENTIANE – LUANG PRABANG (B/-/-)
Although it is a capital city, Vientiane has the feel of a small provincial town; the wide boulevards are almost devoid of traffic and with its many temples. The tour includes visits to the major temples of Wat Sisaket, Wat Phrakeo and the impressive That Luang Stupa, the country’s most important monument. You will also see the Arch of Triumph, the National Museum and shop at the Morning market before transfer to airport for flight to Luang Phrabang.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

 

13
Day 13

 Day 13: LUANG PRABANG (B/L/-)
An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms. Whole day visit Luang Prabang including Wat Xieng Thong, the most beautiful temple, then take the traditional boat trip upstream on the Mekong River to visit the famous caves of Pak-Ou, located at the side of the steep cliff on the bank of the Mekong River housing hundreds of Buddha statues. En route you visit local rice-wine distillery and Ban Phanom weaving village.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

 

14
Day 14

 Day 14: LUANG PRABANG (B/L/-)
Today you visit Morning market and climb up the Phousi hill for overlooking the city.

Overnight in Luang Prabang.

 

 

15
Day 15

 Day 15: LUANG PRABANG – FLIGHT TO SIEM REAP (B/-/-)
Take a flight to Siemreap, upon arrival, visit the fascinating ruins of Ta Prohm shrouded undergrowth and the roots of Banyan trees. Exploring Angkor Thom the South Gate, Bayon with 4 enigmatic giant faces, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

 

16
Day 16

 Day 16: ANGKOR WAT (B/L/-)
During the morning you will visit the temple of Banteay Srei where one of the most extraordinary jewels of Khmer art is kept. Built in the 10th century, this small pink sandstone temple, whose name means “The Citadel of Women, contains sculpture masterpieces still in good state of conservation. André Malraux made him famous at the beginning of the 20th century thanks to the meeting of some heads of “apsara” that were returned to the community in 1923.

 

Afternoon visit Angkor Wat temple, the founder of the temple was Suryavarman II who reigned Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century to dedicate 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 and we visit Small Circuit including: visit Banteay Kdei was built in sandstone, which has deteriorated quite badly. However, there remain some very beautiful lintels and pediments. East Mebon was built in the 10th Century by Rajendravarman; this temple was situated on a small island in the middle of the Oriental, or Eastern, Baray. Last visit Pre Rup was built in the 10th Century by Rajendravarman and view lovely sunset there. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Lunch at Bong Thom Homestay Restaurant

 

Note:  During the visit of the Bakan Tower of Angkor Wat Temple

– Visitors are required to wear proper attire, covering shoulders and knees (no short, miniskirt or short trousers).

– Visitors have to be in the queue and waiting to climb up the Bakan Tower of Angkor Wat

– Children under twelve years old are not allowed to climb up this tower.

– It will be closed on the Buddhist Sabath Days, the Buddhist religious days (four days a month).

 

17
Day 17

 Day 17: SIEM REAP – PHNOM PENH (B/-/-)
During the morning you will visit the Tonle Sap Lake by boat, where a boat will transport you across the Great Lake of Tonle Sap to visit a fascinating floating village where you will see the daily life of the lake-dwelling Cambodian people. we drive to the Pouk district about 15 Km in the West of Siem Reap town you visit the silk farm, a fascinating farm/workshop where you can see the entire silk creation process including growing the food for the silk worms, breeding the worms, silk extraction and refinement, traditional kit dying pattern creation and looming. Transfer to airport for flight to Phnom Penh. Up on arrival in Phnom Penh transfer to hotel check in. free at tour own leisure.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

 

18
Day 18

 Day 18: PHNOM PENH (B/L/-)
In the morning you visit National MuseumRoyal Palace, and Silver Pagoda. Then continue your visit to the riverfront. The view of the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap River is the geographically unique, visit Wat Phnom, Yeay Penh’s statue at southwest of the hills. The Victory Monument, it is the symbolize Cambodian Independence regained from French colonialism in 1953. Then visit Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21 prison) and Cheung Ek Killing Field.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

 

19
Day 19

 Day 19: PHNOM PENH DEPARTURE (B/-/-)
Enjoy your free time for souvenir shopping until transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

End of service!

 

Details

Transport

Inclusions

• Accommodation in the category chosen or similar (subject to availability)
• Meals as mentioned in the program. B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
• All local boat rental as mentioned in the program.
• Cruise 01 night on Non-private junk in Ha Long Bay.
• Transportation by private vehicle with A/C.
• All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.
• Local English speaking guide(s) as mentioned
– 01 guide in Phnom Penh
– 01 guide in Siem Reap
– 01 guide in Vientiane
– 01 guide in Luang Prabang
– 01 guide in Saigon, Cai Be, Tay Ninh – Cu Chi
– 01 guide in Hoian – Hue
– 01 guide in Hanoi – Halong

• Mineral water with 2 bottles of 500ml/ tour day/ pax.

• FOC in ½ Twin room for group of 15 paying pax onward (excluding internal airfares and visas). Maximum 02 FOC per group.

accomodation

List of accommodations

Location Superior First class Deluxe
Ho Chi Minh Avanti, Lotus Boutique * * * (ROH) Golden Central, Bay hotel * * * * (ROH) Grand Saigon * * * * * (Deluxe)
Quang Nam Le Pavillion Boutique * * * (ROH) Hoian Centre, Le Pavillion Luxury * * * * (Deluxe) Palm Garden resort * * * * * (Superior Garden View)
Hue Romance,Moonlight * * * * (ROH) Romance,Moonlight * * * * (ROH) Silk Path Grand Hue * * * * * (Deluxe)
Ha Noi Medallion hotel * * * (ROH) Sunway, Lacasa hotel, Silk Queen Grand * * * * (ROH) Pan Pacific hotel * * * * * (ROH)
Hai Phong / Quang Ninh Bai Tho Junk, Oriental Sails, Golden cruise; 2D1N; Night Cabin; Deluxe ocean view Victory, Syrena cruise; 2D1N; Night Cabin; Deluxe ocean view Indochine cruise; 2D1N; Night Cabin; Junior Suite
Vientiane Aaron hotel * * * (Superior) Le That Luang D’Or Boutique Hotel * * * * (Deluxe) Crowne Plaza Hotel * * * * * (Deluxe)
Luang Prabang Vansana Hotel * * * (Standard) Santi Resort * * * * (Deluxe) Luang Prabang View * * * * * (Superior)
Siem Reap The Sanctuary Residence * * * (Apsara Deluxe room) Saem Siem Reap, Tara Angkor * * * * (ROH) Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra * * * * * (Superior)
Phnom Penh King Grand Boutique hotel * * * (Deluxe room) Harmony, Green Palace Hotel * * * * (Deluxe room) Palace Gate Hotel * * * * * (Deluxe room)

meals

Remarks for meal

Meals are fusion on local food with daily normal buffet breakfast at hotel. Guests should advise any special food preferences, allergies or dietary requirements at least one (1) week prior to the arrival date.

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GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS  

Remarks for check in and check out schedules

Check in time: at hotel: after 14h00 – on cruise: before 12h00.

Check out time: at hotel & on cruise: before 12h00.

Remarks for itinerary

The itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to local traffic situations, weather conditions; flight, or any unforeseen circumstances or local authority decisions. Helios Travel Agency reserves full rights to replace all items with same values for guests.

Payment

Rates and Conditions

Prices are in USD per person, based on two guests sharing a twin or double room in the hotels mentioned above.
The below rates are not valid for the period of Christmas, New Year (normally from 20 Dec to 10/ 15 Jan), Chinese/ Vietnamese New Year, Independence Day (30 April), May Day, National Day (02 Sep), Songkran festival (13-16 April), Golden Week (01-07 Oct), Loy Kratong (10-14 Nov), Myanmar Water Festival or Myanmar New Year (10-20 Apr), etc. Please contact us for further details in terms of specific dates.

SGL SUP: Single supplement

TPL difference: Triple difference

High Season

01 Jan 2023 – 30 Apr 2023 & 01 Oct 2023 – 31 Dec 2023

Group size/ Price per person 2 3 4 5-7 8-9 10-15 16-20 SGL supplement
Superior 1,825 1,530 1,361 1,275 1,215 1,126 1,118 462
First Class 2,095 1,800 1,631 1,544 1,484 1,411 1,403 738
Deluxe 2,733 2,441 2,274 2,188 2,132 2,068 2,063 1,375
Low Season

01 May 2023 – 30 Sep 2023

Group size/ Price per person 2 3 4 5-7 8-9 10-15 16-20 SGL supplement
Superior 1,797 1,502 1,333 1,245 1,186 1,098 1,088 434
First Class 2,002 1,706 1,537 1,450 1,392 1,318 1,309 647
Deluxe 2,587 2,295 2,127 2,041 1,986 1,918 1,910 1,230

Note : 1 FOC in half twin for groups from 16 pax up

Remarks on the price

16 full paying pax group is granted one FOC based on half twin sharing room (exclusive of extra service).

Please be aware that any changes in the itinerary due to unforeseen circumstances might result in an increase in pricing.

Any damage caused to all services during the stay shall be payable by the passengers.