Day 1: Luang Prabang - Arrival (D)
Arrive to Luang Prabang. Welcomed by Viet Bamboo Travel 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 - Pak Ou Cave - Kuangsi Water Fall (B, L)
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. Dinner and overnight Luang Prabang.
Day 3: Luang Prabang - Vientiane (B, L) - by flight
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. Back to hotel. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 4: Vientiane - Hanoi (B, L) - by flight
Morning visit the weaving village at Ban Nong Bouathong. After lunch transfer to International airport to take flight Vientiane - Hanoi. Greeted by Viet Bamboo Travel 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. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
AM: We come to pick you up at your hotel from 08:00 for 3.5 hours bus ride through the country side of the Red River Delta to Halong City. Water buffalos, paddy fields (rice transplanting time: February and June) and daily Vietnamese farmer life are on both sides of the way. PM: Arrive in Halong City around noon, we board a traditional wooden junk and start the cruising trip to the centre of the bay. Fresh seafood lunch (vegetable menu available) is served while the boat is gliding out. Get ready for exotic photos and absorbing the most magnificent natural splendors, limestone bedrocks and sheer cliffs of tiny islands highlighted with fanciful names: Fighting Cocks (symbol of Halong Bay), Duck (quick swim is an optional choice), Finger, Incense Burner, and Stone Dogs. Stopping for a rowing boat trip around Ba Hang Floating village then keep cruising to the most beautiful cave named Thien Cung (Heaven Palace Grotto) and explore huge chambers adorned with stalactites and stalagmites of all kinds. Continue to enjoy this relaxing cruise on the way back to Ha Long harbor, our waiting vehicle transfer you back to Hanoi. Trip ends at your hotel around 19:30. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi - Perfume Pagoda - Hanoi (B, L)
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 at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 7: Hanoi - Saigon (B, L) - by flight
A half-day city tour of Vietnam's capital city. 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 Viet Bamboo Travel tour guide 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. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 8: Saigon - Mekong Delta (B, L)
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. Transfer back to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 9: Saigon - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
Enjoy a morning drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Tay Ninh Province, the birthplace of Cao Dai, 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. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 10: Saigon - Siem Reap (B, L, D) - by flight
At leisure until your guide arrive to accompany you to Tan Son Nhat Airport for to fly Saigon - Siem Reap. 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. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 11:Siem Reap - Angkor Wat (B, L)
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. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 12: Siem Reap - Banteay Srey Temple (B, L)
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. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 13: Siem Reap - Departure (B)
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.