Taste of Vietnam & Cambodia with Bangkok & Phuket 2022 - 16 days from Hanoi to Phuket
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Taste of Vietnam & Cambodia with Bangkok & Phuket 2022

16 days from Hanoi to Phuket

Starting at $2,709


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

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Destination & Sightseeing

Transportation:
Private airport transfers to/from all intra-vacation flights; private vehicle transfer from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay and back; intra-vacation flights not included.

MEALS

American breakfast daily; 4 lunches, 1 dinner

ITINERARY

Day 1
Welcome to Vietnam! Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in

Day 2
This morning, enjoy a private guided tour of the city. First, take a cyclo ride though the ancient streets of the fascinating Old Quarter. Here, merchants trade as they have for centuries. Then, visit the mausoleum and the humble cottage from which “Uncle Ho” ruled Vietnam until his death in 1969. Next on the agenda: One Pillar Pagoda and the Presidential Palace. Also, visit the ancient Temple of Literature, more than 900 years old and Hanoi’s first university
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Day 3
A private transfer takes you from Hanoi through the fertile countryside to Hon Gai, gateway to Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in the Gulf of Tonkin, the bay is dotted with more than 3,000 limestone islands carved into fanciful shapes by the action of the water. Upon arrival, board an overnight cruise that takes you to explore the tunnels, caves, pristine beaches, and floating villages that are sprinkled across the bay. While on board, enjoy a traditional Vietnamese cooking demonstration with the ship’s chef. You may also choose to relax with a spa treatment
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Day 4
Early birds can participate in a tai chi demonstration on the Sun Deck at the break of dawn. Disembark later this morning for a private transfer to Hanoi to catch a flight to Ho Chi Minh City, still known as Saigon to many
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Day 5
Start your private guided sightseeing with a walking tour of the city’s famous and historic landmarks as you stroll through the heart of the city along Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat) past the Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh Square, the Municipal Theatre, Central Post Office, and Notre Dame Cathedral. Next, visit the moving War Remnants Museum, followed by bustling Ben Thanh Market, the largest and oldest in the city. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore this lively city
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Day 6
Today, enjoy a half-day private guided excursion to the Cu Chi tunnels, an extraordinary network of tunnels more than 120 miles in length that was used by the Viet Cong as a hideout during the war. Return to Ho Chi Minh City for time at leisure this afternoon
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Day 7
A short flight brings you to Siem Reap, your base for exploring the temples of Angkor. Constructed between the 9th and 13th centuries, the temples are unmatched among the world’s ancient ruins
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Day 8
Your private guided sightseeing starts at the best preserved of all the temples—Angkor Wat, which honors the Hindu god Vishnu. Next stop is Angkor Thom to see Bayon Temple. One of the few Buddhist temples in Angkor, it features some 200 striking faces carved in 54 towers. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure
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Day 9
This morning, explore more of the Angkor temple complex on a private guided tour. Visit Banteay Srei, a unique, small temple built from red sandstone and dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Then, on to Ta Prohm, which has been left relatively untouched, unlike many other temples. Here, the jungle surrounds you, and tree roots grow over and through the ruins. The afternoon is at your leisure
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Day 10
Today, fly to Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city
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Day 11
Today’s private guided tour starts with a boat ride through the klongs, Bangkok’s canals, to see family homes, temples, and the way of life that gives this city the nickname “Venice of the East.” Stop at Wat Arun, the Temple of the Dawn, whose 260-foot-tall spire has become identified with Bangkok. Continue on to the Grand Palace, comprised of the Funeral Palace, the Reception Palace, the Throne Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Royal Guest House, and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Also, visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, the oldest and largest Buddhist temple in Bangkok. It houses more than 1,000 Buddha images, including the 49-foot-high and 151-foot-long massive Reclining Buddha
Meal Icon BreakfastLunch

Day 12
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore on your own. Your Local Host can help with suggestions to help maximize your time. Perhaps consider a visit to the Jim Thompson House Museum, a dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya River, or an excursion to the colorful floating market at Damnoen Saduak
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Day 13
Today, fly to Phuket. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
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Day 14
A full day at leisure to enjoy beach and water activities. Consider a trip to the Phi Phi Islands, explore Phuket Town, or simply relax on the beach
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Day 15
Another full day at leisure
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Day 16
Your stay in Phuket ends with breakfast this morning
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Day 17
ARRIVE HANOI, VIETNAM

Day 18
HANOI

Day 19
HANOI–HA LONG BAY CRUISE

Day 20
HA LONG BAY CRUISE–HANOI–HO CHI MINH CITY

Day 21
HO CHI MINH CITY

Day 22
HO CHI MINH CITY

Day 23
HO CHI MINH CITY–SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA

Day 24
SIEM REAP

Day 25
SIEM REAP

Day 26
SIEM REAP–BANGKOK, THAILAND

Day 27
BANGKOK

Day 28
BANGKOK

Day 29
BANGKOK–PHUKET

Day 30
PHUKET

Day 31
PHUKET

Day 32
PHUKET

Day 33
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Day 34
BreakfastLunchDinner

Day 35
Breakfast

Day 36
Breakfast

Day 37
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Day 38
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Day 39
BreakfastLunch

Day 40
Breakfast

Day 41
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BreakfastLunch

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Day 45
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Day 46
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Day 47
Breakfast

Day 48 ARRIVE HANOI, VIETNAM.
Welcome to Vietnam! Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in

Day 49 HANOI.
This morning, enjoy a private guided tour of the city. First, take a cyclo ride though the ancient streets of the fascinating Old Quarter. Here, merchants trade as they have for centuries. Then, visit the mausoleum and the humble cottage from which “Uncle Ho” ruled Vietnam until his death in 1969. Next on the agenda: One Pillar Pagoda and the Presidential Palace. Also, visit the ancient Temple of Literature, more than 900 years old and Hanoi’s first university
Meal Icon BreakfastLunch

Day 50 HANOI–HA LONG BAY CRUISE.
A private transfer takes you from Hanoi through the fertile countryside to Hon Gai, gateway to Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in the Gulf of Tonkin, the bay is dotted with more than 3,000 limestone islands carved into fanciful shapes by the action of the water. Upon arrival, board an overnight cruise that takes you to explore the tunnels, caves, pristine beaches, and floating villages that are sprinkled across the bay. While on board, enjoy a traditional Vietnamese cooking demonstration with the ship’s chef. You may also choose to relax with a spa treatment
Meal Icon BreakfastLunchMeal Icon Dinner

Day 51 HA LONG BAY CRUISE–HANOI–HO CHI MINH CITY.
Early birds can participate in a tai chi demonstration on the Sun Deck at the break of dawn. Disembark later this morning for a private transfer to Hanoi to catch a flight to Ho Chi Minh City, still known as Saigon to many
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 52 HO CHI MINH CITY.
Start your private guided sightseeing with a walking tour of the city’s famous and historic landmarks as you stroll through the heart of the city along Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat) past the Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh Square, the Municipal Theatre, Central Post Office, and Notre Dame Cathedral. Next, visit the moving War Remnants Museum, followed by bustling Ben Thanh Market, the largest and oldest in the city. The afternoon is at your leisure to explore this lively city
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 53 HO CHI MINH CITY.
Today, enjoy a half-day private guided excursion to the Cu Chi tunnels, an extraordinary network of tunnels more than 120 miles in length that was used by the Viet Cong as a hideout during the war. Return to Ho Chi Minh City for time at leisure this afternoon
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 54 HO CHI MINH CITY–SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA.
A short flight brings you to Siem Reap, your base for exploring the temples of Angkor. Constructed between the 9th and 13th centuries, the temples are unmatched among the world’s ancient ruins
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 55 SIEM REAP.
Your private guided sightseeing starts at the best preserved of all the temples—Angkor Wat, which honors the Hindu god Vishnu. Next stop is Angkor Thom to see Bayon Temple. One of the few Buddhist temples in Angkor, it features some 200 striking faces carved in 54 towers. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure
Meal Icon BreakfastLunch

Day 56 SIEM REAP.
This morning, explore more of the Angkor temple complex on a private guided tour. Visit Banteay Srei, a unique, small temple built from red sandstone and dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Then, on to Ta Prohm, which has been left relatively untouched, unlike many other temples. Here, the jungle surrounds you, and tree roots grow over and through the ruins. The afternoon is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 57 SIEM REAP–BANGKOK, THAILAND.
Today, fly to Bangkok, Thailand’s capital city
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 58 BANGKOK.
Today’s private guided tour starts with a boat ride through the klongs, Bangkok’s canals, to see family homes, temples, and the way of life that gives this city the nickname “Venice of the East.” Stop at Wat Arun, the Temple of the Dawn, whose 260-foot-tall spire has become identified with Bangkok. Continue on to the Grand Palace, comprised of the Funeral Palace, the Reception Palace, the Throne Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Royal Guest House, and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Also, visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, the oldest and largest Buddhist temple in Bangkok. It houses more than 1,000 Buddha images, including the 49-foot-high and 151-foot-long massive Reclining Buddha
Meal Icon BreakfastLunch

Day 59 BANGKOK.
Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore on your own. Your Local Host can help with suggestions to help maximize your time. Perhaps consider a visit to the Jim Thompson House Museum, a dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya River, or an excursion to the colorful floating market at Damnoen Saduak
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 60 BANGKOK–PHUKET.
Today, fly to Phuket. The remainder of the day is at your leisure
Meal Icon Breakfast

Day 61 PHUKET.
A full day at leisure to enjoy beach and water activities. Consider a trip to the Phi Phi Islands, explore Phuket Town, or simply relax on the beach
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Day 62 PHUKET
Another full day at leisure
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Day 63 PHUKET.
Your stay in Phuket ends with breakfast this morning.

Accommodations

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Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
Deluxe



15 Ngo Quyen Street Hanoi Vietnam

This award winning French colonial style hotel is located in the heart of downtown Hanoi. The Opera Wing guestrooms feature a neo classic elegance, Sofitel's MyBed, and complimentary WiFi Internet access. After a long day take a dip in the heated outdoor swimming pool or visit the luxurious Le Spa du Metropole for an holistic spa treatment. The hotel features three on site restaurants offering fine French, Italian, and local cuisine along with three bars offering great choices for a night cap to a day of exploring.
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