Day 1: Vientiane Arrival (D)
Arrival in Vientiane. You visit: Pha That Luang (Great Sacred Reliquary or Great Stupa); Tuxai; Ho Pha Keo; Wat Si Saket; Wat Si Muang; Talaat Sao. Overnight in Vientiane.
Day 2: Vientiane - Luang Prabang (B, L) - by flight
Transfer to the airport. Flight from Vientiane to Luang Prabang, the ancient capital city of the Lan Xang Kingdom, is famous for its historic temples and beautiful setting surrounded by mountains. You visit: Wat Xieng Thong; Wat Wisunalat (Vat Visoun); Wat Mai; Wat That Luang; Wat Saen. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 3: Luang Prabang - Pak Ou Caves (B, L)
Excursion by boat from Luang Prabang to Pak Ou Caves. You visit: Pak Ou Caves; Ban Xang Hai. Overnight in Luang Prabang.
Day 4: Luang Prabang - Hanoi (B, L) - by flight
Today, you visit: National Museum - was constructed as Royal Palace between 1904 and 1909 and today houses the Royal throne of the Lan Xang Kingdom and many other pieces of regalia and religious treasures; Phu Si - the temples on the upper slopes of the 100m-high. Transfer to the airport. Flight from Luang Prabang to Hanoi. Transfer to the hotel and overnight in Hanoi.
Day 5: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)
Full day sightseeing in Hanoi, a city of lakes, shaded boulevards and public parks, is the capital of Vietnam. It is a very attractive city with French style buildings and less traffic than other cities in Asia. You visit: One Pillar Pagoda; Temple of Literature; Hoan Kiem Lake; Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum; Opera House; ST Joseph Cathedral; Bao Tang Lich. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 6: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)
08:00 - 08:30 Our bus and guide will pick you up at your hotel. On the way to Halong city, enjoy the journey through the rich farmlands of the Red River Delta and the scenery of rice fields, water buffalo and everyday Vietnamese village life.
12:15 Embark on boat for welcome drink followed by a cruise briefing and safety instructions. Enjoy a delicious seafood lunch while our cruiser heads to the bay passing the beautiful limestone seascape.
15:15 Visiting Sung Sot cave, one of the most amazing caves in Halong Bay. The two chambers that form this amazing grotto are decorated with thousands of spectacular stalactite and stalagmite forms.
16:25 Enjoy kayaking (weather permitted) with guideline around the fishing village then return to the vessel for free time at your leisure. Fresh fruit platter will be served on the sundeck.
17:45 cruise through the Bay to its overnight anchorage near Luon Cave.
18:00 Cooking demonstration and discover the mystic recipes of the Vietnamese cuisine.
19:00 Seafood set-dinner on board.
21:00 Enjoy evening activities - Movie Night, Board Games, Fishing or karaoke program. Overnight on boat.
Day 7: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Hue (B, L)
A new day has come with beautiful sunrise view from your cabin
07:30 Have breakfast while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
08:00 Trip by tender to Ti Top island for swimming or climb up to the top to see the outstanding scenery of the bay.
9:00 Return to cruise. The vessel cruises leisurely back to harbor
9:30 Check out and settle the bill.
11:00 Set menu lunch is served on board.
12:00 Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi.
16:00 Arrive in Hanoi.
18:00 Drive to Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport for a late afternoon flight to Hue. Overnight in Hue.
Day 8: Hue City Tour (B, L)
Today, you visit: Imperial City; Ngo Mon Gate; Thai Hoa Palace; Halls of the Mandarins; Nine Dynastic Urns; Forbidden Purple City. Visit Imperial Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc, once the Royal Palace of Tu Duc, who ruled Hue more than 100 years ago, this tomb consists of pavilions in a tranquil setting of forested hills and lakes. Visit Dong Ba Market, a local market near the Imperial City. Overnight in Hue.
Day 9: Hue - Da Nang (B, L)
Excursion on Huong Giang River to the Thien Mu Pagoda with boat trip. By vehicle from Hue to Da Nang. Journey south along Highway 1 past the Hai Van Pass and Lang Co. Visit Cham Museum; Marble mountains. The largest and most famous, Thuy Son, has a number of natural caves in which Buddhist sanctuaries have been built over the centuries. When the Champas ruled this area, these same caves were used as Hindu shrines. Overnight in Da Nang.
Day 10: Da Nang - Saigon (B, L)
Excursion to Hoi An, a picturesque riverside town south of Da Nang. Known as Faifo to early western traders, it was one of South East Asia's major international ports during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Sightseeing is best done on foot or by cyclo, and will include at least five of the following sights: Quan Cong Temple; Phuoc Kien Pagoda; Japanese Covered Bridge; Diep Dong Nguyen House; Tran family chapel; Sa Huyenh Museum; Trading Ceramics Museum; Quan Thang House; Phung Hung House; Quang Dong Pagoda; Chua Chuc Thanh Pagado. Transfer to the airport. Flight from Da Nang to Saigon. Arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 11: Saigon City Tour (B, L)
Today, you visit: Notre Dame Cathedral; Central Post Office; City Hall; Opera House; Jade Emperor Pagoda; Reunification Palace; War Remnants Museum; Ben Thanh Market; Giac Lam Pagoda; Binh Tay Market; Thien Hau Pagoda. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 12: Saigon - Phnom Penh (B, L)
Transfer to the airport. Flight from Saigon to Phnom Penh. Arrival in Phnom Penh and transfer to the hotel. You visit: Wat Phnom; Wat Ounalom; Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda; National Museum; Tuol Sleng Museum; Central Market. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 13: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap (B, L) - by flight
Transfer to the airport. Flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. arrival transfer and sightseeing of Angkor. Visit Angkor Wat, a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu by King Suryavarman II. Visit Angkor Thom, a fortified Royal City (10 square kilometers) built by King Jayavarman VII, who ruled from 1181 to 1201. The city has five monumental gates and is encircled by a moat 100 meters wide. In the center of the walled city are the city's most important monuments including Bayon, Baphuon, the Terrace of Elephants, the Terrace of the Leper King and Phimeanakas with Royal Enclosure. You visit other sights: Bayon; Baphuon; Phimeanakas; Former Royal Palace; Terrace of Elephants; Terrace of the Leper King. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 14: Siem Reap City Tour (B, L)
Continue the sightseeing Angkor with a visit to Banteay Srei Temple; Banteay Samre; Prasat Kravan; Banteay Kdei; Ta Prohm; Ta Keo; Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 15: Siem Reap - Departure (B)
Free at leisure until transfer to the airport for the departure flight. End of trip.