Essential Vietnam & Cambodia (Tour Code: ATVC)

08 Nights / 09 Days

Highlight

  • A complete all-inclusive, exotic 09 days tour with maximum quality sightseeing
  • Daily American breakfast at the hotels
  • Enjoy Indian vegetarian lunches as specified in the itinerary
  • Daily Indian dinners at finest Indian restaurantsas specified in the itinerary
  • Stay 02 nights in Siem Reap – the gateway to the ruins of Angkor
  • A full day exploring the Angkor area - home to a cluster of splendid temple ruins with a local guide
  • Visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom, famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone
  • See the impressive Bayon Temple, which represents the intersection of heaven and earth.
  • Visit the Angkor Wat- a temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world.
  • See the Phnom Bakheng Temple atop the Phnom Bakheng Hill and also catch a spectacular sunset view
  • Enjoy a boat ride on the Tonle Sap Lake aboard a traditional wooden boat.
  • Visit the famous Cuchi Tunnels - an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the CủChi District of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Enjoy a guided city tour of Saigon – see the most famous landmarks of Saigon
  • Cruise on the Mekong River and see the four islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise and Phoenix.
  • Visit the Coconut Monk Temple and Crocodile Pond at the Phoenix Island
  • Visit the beautiful Halong Bay - known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests.
  • Enjoy an overnight cruise on the Halong Bay passing by amazing shaped mountains
  • Visit the Sung Sot Cave and sail to Titop Beach and mountain
  • Full day guided tour of Hanoi
  • A relaxed tour with ample time for shopping
  • Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager traveling with you throughout your tour

Itinerary

Welcome to Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Today enter the world of Air Tours Holidays as you embark on your exciting tour to Cambodia & Vietnam. On arrival in Siem Reap airport, meet tour manager at 1400hrs on arrival area and proceed to your hotel & check in. Kindly make your own arrangement if you are unable to meet Tour Manager at designated time.

Tonight enjoy an Indian Dinner at an Indian restaurant.
Overnight at Hotel in Siem Reap (D)

Tour the Angkor area, one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia exploring the wondrous ancient ruins. Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire, from the 9th to the 15th century. They include the famous Temple of Angkor Wat and, at Angkor Thom, the Bayon Temple with its countless sculptural decorations.

After a buffet breakfast at hotel, start your sightseeing tour of Angkor area. We spend a full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat.

This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple and the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm, which is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man's creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature.

Enjoy an Indian lunch. Later, you can walk up to Phnom Bakheng Hill for a view of the spectacular sunset over these sandstone monuments.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner
Overnight at Hotel in Siem Reap (B,L,D)

Visit the floating village of Chong Khneas. Fly to Saigon – Vietnam.

After breakfast this morning, visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometres south of Siem Reap. We take a boat trip in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia. Enjoy Indian lunch. Later transfer to the airport for your flight to Saigon (flight cost not included). Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat International airport, transfer to your hotel.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner at an Indian restaurant.
Overnight at Hotel in Saigon (B,L,D)

Visit the CuChi Tunnels the best-preserved example of a much wider tunnel network that covers significant stretches of Vietnam. City tour of Saigon.

After breakfast this morning transfer to Cu Chi passing paddy fields. See the Cu Chi Tunnels, which is an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Cu Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City. Never discovered by America forces, these tunnels were an important Vietcong base during America War. Stretching over 200km, this incredible underground network, dug by hand out of hard laterite, connected commands posts, hospitals, shelter and weapon factories. Enjoy an Indian lunch. Later explore the city of Saigon on a city tour. See the famous Saigon landmarks, the post office and the Cathedral of Notre Dame as well as the Centre Post Office and pass by the ornate City Hall (Hotel De Ville) and old Opera House. Visit The Unification Palace which formerly was Independence palace of the South Vietnamese President. Finally, end up at the centre Ben Thanh Market, where vendor display a vast of variety of traditional goods and handicrafts.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in Saigon (B,L,D)

Cruise along the Mekong River, which passes through breath-taking scenery of mountains, rice paddies and ancient architecture, as it covers nearly three thousand miles on its journey through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.Visit the Thoi Son Island and the Phoenix Island to visit Coconut Monk Temple and Crocodile pond. Fly to Hanoi.

After breakfast, transfer to outskirt of Saigon and begins the tour on the beautiful countryside road. Start at Tourist Boat Station (My Tho), cruising on Tien (Mekong) river and seeing four islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise, Phoenix. Enjoy fresh coconut juice. Visit the fish floating market and fish-craft village along the Tien River.

Stop at Thoi Son Island, go walking around countryside road, seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits and listen to traditional music. Take a rowing boat on small canal with beautiful scenery of country side, to visit honey-bee farm and enjoy honey-tea. Stop at Phoenix Island to visit Coconut Monk Temple and Crocodile-pond. Enjoy lunch. Drive back to Saigon and transfer to the airport to board your flight to Hanoi (flight cost not included).

Tonight, enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in Hanoi (B,LL,D)

Onto the beautiful Halong Bay known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Sail along this beautiful region on board an overnight cruise.

After breakfast, travel through the Red River Delta to beautiful Halong Bay. The scenic drive will pass through rural landscapes before arriving at this World Heritage site. Upon arrival board the Boat where you will enjoy a welcome drink and a delicious lunch whilst sailing out of the bay passing amazing shaped mountains.

Later you will visit Sung Sot Cave then sail on to Titop Beach and Mountain. Weather permitting, you may wish to partake in a 400 steps climb up the mountain to enjoy a picturesque view of Halong Bay whilst viewing the sunset.

Enjoy local dinner on board the cruise.
Overnight on board the cruise. (B,LL,LD)

Enjoy the early morning view of the bay’s landscape from on board your cruise. Visit the Hang Luon. Drive back to Hanoi.

Enjoy early morning view of the bay’s landscape. Enjoy the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the water of the bay before taking a small boat to visit Hang Luon. We have some time to swim before sailing back to the Harbour. After check out have early lunch on board and then drive back to Hanoi.

Tonight enjoy Dinner at an Indian restaurant.
Overnight at Hotel in Hanoi (B,LL,D)
Full day tour of Hanoi. Visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature, The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, HoanKiem Lake and much more.

After breakfast, start your full day city tour. Our first stop will be the Ho Chi Minh Complex, where the father of modern-day Vietnam declared the nation’s independence in 1945. Discover the reverence with which the Vietnamese treat their “Uncle Ho” at this pilgrimage site. Continue your tour at sites such as the Stilt House, Presidential Palace, and One Pillar Pagoda.

Then drive to the Temple of Literature, built in honor of Confucius by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong in 1070,which is also used to be the first university of Vietnam in the 11th century. Enjoy an Indian lunch. Later, we shall visit The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, which is a museum in Hanoi, Vietnam, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam. Then visit HoanKiem Lake (Sword Lake) and passing by Ngoc Son Temple (outside) with Sunrise Bridge. You also have some free time for shopping at the Old Quarter.

Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at Hotel in Hanoi (B,L,D)

Hanoi departure (B)

This morning, after an American breakfast, check out and proceed to the Hanoi International airport at 0900am for your flight back home. Kindly make your own arrangement if you are unable to join this departure due to your flight timings. (B)

Tour Cost & Date

Land Cost

Twin / Double $1,500
Single Supplement $575
Single Person -
Child with Bed -
Child No Bed -

NOTE

  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rollaway beds and room size may be the same as the double bed.
  • A person above 12 years is considered adult.
  • There will be no reduction for triple sharing.
  • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case of any one member sharing room with other cancel their reservations.

  • DEPARTURE DATES 2019

    January
    20
    February
    23
    March
    25

    NOTE

    • Tour starts in Siem Reap on the above mentioned dates. There could be a possibility of flight departure on the previous evening.
    • On certain departure dates the itinerary may be operated in reverse order. However, all services and inclusions will remain the same.

    Post Tour Laos (04 Nights / 05 Days)

    (Tour Code: ATVCL)

    Arrive at LuangPrabang

    Arrival in LuangPrabang and transfer to the hotel for check in, free at your leisure time.

    Enjoy dinner at restaurant.
    Overnight at Hotel Vila Maly or similar in LuangPrabang. (LL, LD)

    Guided City Tour of LuangPrabang. Visit Pak Ou Caves.

    Today after buffet breakfast, you will first visit Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts. We then embark on the a leisure cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside, before reaching the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine.

    On arrival back in the city, we will visit magnificent WatXiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. From there, we will transfer to visit WatPrabhat to admire the sunset; this is the really peaceful place to catch the last beauty of the day. The tour ends after a visit to the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely collection of handmade textiles made by local and hill tribe people surrounding LuangPrabang.

    Enjoy dinner at restaurant.
    Overnight at Hotel Vila Maly or similar in LuangPrabang (B,LL,LD)

    Visit Kuang Si Water Falls

    After breakfast at the hotel, we ascend the 329 steps to the top of Phousi Hill for a panoramic view of the city and the Mekong River. We then visit WatVisoun, (from outside only) dating back to 1513 during the reign of King Wisunarat (Visoun), this is LuangPrabang’s oldest temple and was once home to the PrabangBuddhas.

    This then takes us to the beautiful Kuang Si Waterfall where you can cool off with a refreshing swim in the pools or walk along the forest trails.

    Before returning to LuangPrabang, we stop to visit the Kuang Si Falls Butterfly Park (closed on Tuesday), one of the must-visit spots, where you can have an optional 15 minute tour to learn about butterflies and local flora.

    Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, we will take a short visit to the Ock Pop Tock Living Craft Center, where you will have a short tour so you get information about Silk, about weaver, about the Women that work in the Centre.

    Enjoy dinner at restaurant.
    Overnight at Hotel Vila Maly or similar in LuangPrabang (B ,LL,LD)

    Visit Elephant Village and enjoy Elephant Ride

    After breakfast at the hotel, your car and guide will take you to Elephant Village. On arrival, you will be welcome and greeting by the Camp Manager and participate in short briefing. After enjoying the impressive experience of approx. 30 minute elephant ride on the Howdah (Elephant seat).; you will then take a return boat trip to the Tad Sae Waterfall and spend some time in the clear water. Your lunch will be provided at the Elephant Village Restaurant (Buffet lunch served with Coffee or Tea and drinking water).

    We are free to stroll around before transfering back to the center. Along the way, we take a short visit to the tomb of the 19th century French explorer Henri Mouhot; the first European to rediscover Angkor Wat and the Royal Kingdom of LuangPrabang. You are free for the rest of the day.

    Enjoy Indian dinner at restaurant.
    Overnight at Hotel Vila Maly or similar in Luang Prabang (B, LL, D)

    Farewell and fly back home

    The day is at your leisure for last minute sight-seeing or shopping until your transfer to NoiBai International airport for your flight back home.(B)

    Tour Cost Date

    Land Cost
    Twin / Double $1050
    Single Supplement $450
    Single Person -
    Child with Bed -
    Child No Bed -

    PRICES WITH FLIGHTS ON INSTANT PURCHASE IS AVAILABLE


    NOTE

  • As a 3rd person in a triple room, most hotels use rollaway beds and room size may be the same as the double bed.
  • A person above 12 years is considered adult.
  • There will be no reduction for triple sharing.
  • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case of any one member sharing room with other cancel their reservations.

  • Tour info

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

    SIGHTSEEING TOURS AND EXCURSIONS
    LAOS
    Luang Prabang
    • Guided City Tour
    • Enjoy Private boat trip to Pak Ou cave
    • Half day Elephant riding – Tad Sae waterfall

    HOTELS

    • 4 nights accommodation at Santi Resort & Spa/Villa Maly or similar in LuangPrabang

    MEALS

    • Daily buffet breakfast
    • Daily Local/Indian-Vegetarian/Non Vegetarian Lunches
    • Daily Local/Indian-Vegetarian/Non Vegetarian Dinners

    TIPS & PORTAGE

    • Tips to drivers and guides included
    • Porterage of 1 bag per person (20 kgs) at hotels only

    WATER

    • Water – 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day of 500 ml each

    TRANSFERS

    • All transfers and excursions will be conducted by a deluxe air-conditioned coach.

    TOUR MANAGER

    • Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout the tour (Subject to 10 full paying passengers)

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

    • Cost of International/Internal Air Ticket
    • Cost of Transfer: The individual arrival & departure transfer in case you have selected different flight timings than group arrival/departure OR due to flight delay.
    • Cost of visas to travel on the tour.
    • Medical/ Travel insurance.
    • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels, cruise shore excursion and any type of beverages in cruise etc. Anything not specified under inclusions.
    • Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary.
    • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘What your tour price includes’.
    • Departure taxes except where included.
    • Incidental tips/gratuities to hotel/lodge staff, gratuities payable to cruise.

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    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

    SIGHTSEEING TOURS AND EXCURSIONS
    CAMBODIA
    Siem Reap
    • Full day guided tour of the Angkor area
    • Visit the Angkor Wat Temple
    • South Gate of Angkor Thom
    • Bayon Temple
    • Ta Prohm Temple
    • Floating village of Chong Khneas
    • Sail on the traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake
    VIETNAM
    Saigon
    • Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels
    • Guided city tour of Saigon
    • Cruise along the Mekong River
    • Visit the Coconut Monk Temple and Crocodile pond temple at Phoenix Island
    Halong Bay
    • Overnight cruise along the beautiful Halong Bay
    Hanoi
    • Full day guided city tour
    • Ho Chi Minh Complex
    • Visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

    ACCOMMODATION

    • 2 nights' accommodation at Angkor Miracle Resort (5*) or similar in Siem Reap.
    • 2 nights 'accommodation at New World Hotel (5*)or similar in Saigon.
    • 3 nights' accommodation at Sheraton Hanoi Hotel (5*)or similar in Hanoi.
    • 1 night accommodation at Starlight Cruise or similar in Halong Bay.

    MEALS

    • Daily buffet breakfast.
    • 4 Indian vegetarian / non – vegetarian lunches
    • 3 local/ Western vegetarian / non – vegetarian lunches
    • 7 Indian vegetarian / non – vegetarian dinners
    • 1 local dinner on board the cruise in Halong Bay

    WATER:

    • 2 bottles of water per person per day of 500 ml each

    TIPS & PORATGE

    • Tips to drivers and guides
    • Porterage at hotels only limited to 1 piece of baggage per person (20 kgs).

    TRANSFERS

    • All transfers and excursions will be conducted by a deluxe air-conditioned coach.

    TOUR MANAGER

    • Services of a professional Tour Manager throughout the tour

    VISAS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL ON YOUR TOUR

    Single-entry Cambodia visa
    Single-entry Vietnam visa
    The cost of the above mentioned visas is not included in your tour cost.

    WHAT YOUR TOUR PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

    • Cost of International /Internal Air Ticket
    • Cost of Transfer: The individual arrival & departure transfer in case you have selected different flight timings than group arrival/departure OR due to flight delay.
    • Cost of visas to travel on the tour.
    • Medical/ Travel insurance.
    • Any expenses of personal nature such as porterage, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels, cruise shore excursion and any type of beverages in cruise etc. Anything not specified under inclusions.
    • Meals other than what is mentioned in your itinerary .
    • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘What your tour price includes’.
    • Departure taxes except where included.

    IMPORTANT

    • All tours will be operated subject to a minimum of 25 full paying passengers traveling together. In case there are less than 25 full paying passengers the clients will be given an option of travelling on another departure date.
    • Check for detail cancellation rules in our booking form.
    • Updating of Mileage is subject to Airlines terms & conditions in group fare.
    • We request the airlines for your preferred seats however this is as per their policy and at their discretion to confirm the same.
    • Keeping in view of Luggage compartment of coach & Internal Flight regulations, we strongly recommend you to carry only medium size Bag of 20kg and 1 carryon bag of 5 kg per person.
    • The dates and granting of Visas is at the sole discretion of the concerned consulate. Air Tours Holidays are not responsible for granting of visas and are only a facilitator in the visa application process and any situations arises out of delay in granting visa by the consulate/embassy.

    Points to be noted

    • Any damages caused to the hotel rooms/coach during your stay, shall be payable by the passengers. Air Tours will not be liable for the same.
    • The Company shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damages, loss, injury, accident, death, delay, breakdown or irregularity which may occur in carrying out of the tour arrangement.
    • Management reserves the right to claim any additional expenses due to delay or changes in train, plane, bus, ship or other services, weather conditions, strikes, war, quarantine and any other cause whatsoever and all such loss or expenses must be borne by the passengers.
    • We reserve the right to amend, alter, vary or withdraw any particular departure, excursion advertised or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed advisable or necessary.
    • For the convenience of our passengers, we will sometimes amend the itinerary, however all the other services will remain the same.
    • The Tour Cost is combination of all the arrangement and hence cannot be calculated on individual service basis. Tour cost is one component and not calculated on individually.
    • Single Room Supplement charges will be applicable in case any of the guest cancel the reservations sharing room together.
    • Air Tours will not be liable in any loss of baggage by the Airline.
    • Please refer to the booking form for detailed ‘Terms and Conditions’.

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    • It's very important to find out whether or not your medical insurance will cover you overseas, your regular U.S. health insurance may not cover doctors and hospital visits in other countries.

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