Endless Beauty of Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand - 19 Days

Endless Beauty of Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand - 19 Days

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Itinerary

Start in Hanoi and end in Phuket! With the In-depth Cultural tour Endless Beauty of Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand - 19 Days, you have a 19 days tour package taking you through Hanoi, Vietnam and 14 other destinations in Asia. Endless Beauty of Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand - 19 Days includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Start in Hanoi (Vietnam) and finish in Phuket (Thailand)

Visit Hanoi, stay in Boutique hotel inside the Old Quarter

Stay overnight on Boat in Halong Bay - World Heritage Site

Escape from City to Bakhan Village Resort - the best brand new Mountain resort in the Northwest of Vietnam

Learn about Vietnam history of Kings throughout Hue Imperial City

Explore Hoi An Ancient Town & My Son Sanctuary - World Heritage Sites

Taste wonderful Vietnamese local cuisines along the trip

Discover 4 World Heritage Sites: Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An and My Son Sanctuary

Chillout and shopping in Ho Chi Minh City - the biggest City in Vietnam

Discover Mekong Delta to reach Phnom Penh

Enjoy and learn about Khmer Culture through out Angkor Complex

Friendly and fun-loving, exotic and tropical, cultured and historic, Thailand radiates a golden hue from its glittering temples and tropical beaches to the ever-comforting Thai smile. Brimming with natural beauty and fascinating cultural attractions; Thailand is a collage of animated scenes that comprise bustling modern cities crowded with motorbikes and tuk-tuks, Buddhist temples tended by orange-robed monks, hill tribes selling handicrafts, lush landscapes dotted with traditional farming villages, ancient ruins and stunning coastlines peppered with gorgeous beaches and blue lagoons.

Today you'll land in Hanoi. Warmly welcome by Legend Travel Group`s Tour guide & driver at the airport & then transfer to hotel for check in. Stay overnight in Hanoi.

(Check in time: From 14:00)

Distance: Noi Bai airport Hanoi city center: 30 km (~ 45 minute drive).

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Accommodation: TK-123 Hanoi Hotel 3* or similar

After breakfast at hotel, we enjoy a full day city tour of this charming capital city including the mausoleum of the nations founder Ho Chi Minh (close on Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda & the Temple of Literature.

After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the impressive Museum of Ethnology which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam, the beautiful West Lake, the Tran Vu Pagoda, the peaceful lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) and the Ngoc Son temple. Overnight in Hanoi.

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Accommodation: TK-123 Hanoi Hotel 3* or similar

Breakfast at the hotel.

Around 8:00 a.m.: Depart for one of the most magnificent scenic environments in the world, Halong Bay. Halong covers 577 square miles, this vast bay is filled with more than 3,000 limestone peaks or karsts that jut from the deep blue water as far as the eye can see. We'll spend a day and a half, including an overnight with dinner and breakfast onboard, exploring this overwhelming seascape from the decks of a traditional Vietnamese boat. Comfortable and intimate, your boat features hand-crafted wooden interiors including a dining room and pleasant air-conditioned cabins with private baths. Since we were overnight on the water, we will be able to explore HaLong Bay's most beautiful spots with time to swim and even visit some of the largest rock formations and caves. This promises to be one of your most memorable travel experiences in Asia. Stay overnight on the boat.

Distance: Hanoi central Halong Bay: 180 km (~ 3.5 hour drive)

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Accommodation: Garden Bay Cruises 3* or similar

Rising to the sound of lapping bay waters, we have time for an early morning dip followed by breakfast. Sitting on the upper deck, you can relax while taking in the breath-taking beauty of the rocky islands rising from the emerald water of the bay.

After breakfast, explore Sung Sot cave, swim and relax. Cruises back to the jetty while brunch is served while you are cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations. Cruise check-out. Turn back to Hanoi for the evening flight to Hue, the last capital of Vietnam feudality. On arrival, pick up & transfer to the hotel for check in. Overnight in Hue.

Distance: Phu Bai airport Hue City: 18 km (~ 30 minute drive).

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Accommodation: Cherish Hotel Hue 3* or similar

After breakfast at hotel, take a boat trip on the romantic Perfume River to visit the Hues oldest and most revered site, Thien Mu Pagoda & the mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang. Lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the Imperial Citadel, the Purple Forbidden City, the elaborate mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc and the Dong BAfter breakfast at the hotel, take a boat trip on the romantic Perfume River to visit the Hues oldest and most revered site, Thien Mu Pagoda & the mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang.

Lunch at the local restaurant.

In the afternoon, visit the Imperial Citadel, the Purple Forbidden City, the elaborate mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc and the Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.

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Accommodation: Cherish Hotel Hue 3* or similar

After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Hoi An town, a recognized World Heritage Site. Stop in Da Nang to visit the famous My Khe Beach and Cham Museum which contains the finest collection of Cham sculpture in the world.

On arrival in Hoi An, visit the 200 year-old Tan Ky house, Phuc Kien Pagoda, the Assembly Hall, the former merchants houses, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colourful riverside market.

Overnight in Hoi An.

Distance: Hue Hoi An: 130 km (~ 3 hour drive).

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Accommodation: Phu Thinh Resorts Hoi An 4* or similar

Free at leisure until transfer to the airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival, pick up & transfer to the hotel for check in. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Distance: Tan Son Nhat Airport Saigon center: 7-8km (~ 30 minute drive).

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Accommodation: Liberty Parkview Saigon Hotel 3* or similar

After breakfast at the hotel, In the morning visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, Reunification Palace. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum.

Break time for lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon trip to Cu Chi tunnels - a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists. The network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels that were functioning underground cities included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapon factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchen. Plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here during the 1960s when Cu Chi was a "Free Target Zone". Today, start our trip, visitor can have chance to know how the tunnel was constructed, spend the next hours exploring the tunnels and war remnants, where you'll learn more about the conditions the people lived in, the hardships they faced, and the amazing ingenuity employed to maintain life in the tunnels, sample some of the simple cuisine that local fighters would have survived on, and have an opportunity to venture into the tunnels and explore the complex.

Back to Saigon.Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Distance: Saigon Cu Chi Tunnel: 75 km (~ 1.5 hour drive).

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Accommodation: Liberty Parkview Saigon Hotel 3* or similar

7:30 am. Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh - a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho. Overnight in the hotel (family home-stay with dinner can be arranged on request). Free time to visit the bustling Can Tho market.

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Accommodation: Iris Can Tho Hotel 3* or similar

Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river (Bassac River), then proceed to Cai Rang floating markets, which are the liveliest in the whole religion.

Have you ever tasted Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Well, now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to pass a "Monkey bridge" which is built by only one stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden. Stop for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc, continue the tour to visit Tra Su, getting to the wild birds Sanctuary, cruising smoothly with small boats to discover the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest, watching storks, cranes and other tropical birds.

Back to the Town, hotel check in. Overnight in Chau Doc.

Distance: Can Tho - Chau Doc: 150 km (~ 3 hour drive), Vinh Long - Can Tho: 50 km (~ 1 hour drive).

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Accommodation: Chau Pho Hotel 3* or similar

Wake up early in the morning to transfer to Chau Doc harbor and take an express boat to Phnom Penh, Cambodia. You arrive in Phnom Penh. Warmly welcome by tour guide & car driver at river port then transfer to hotel for check in. Free for leisure & sightseeing in Phnom Penh. Overnight in Phnom Penh

*Fast boat to Phnom Penh ( with air-con ) start 7.00 - arr 13.00*

Distance: Sisowath Quay Phnom Penh city center: 7 km (~15 minute drive).

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Accommodation: Cardamom Hotel Phnom Penh 3* or similar

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Exit Port: Song Tien Landport (Vietnam)

Entry Port: Phnom Penh Landport (Cambodia)

After breaking at the hotel then explore Phnom Penh, a chaotic, energetic and always fascinating city. Graceful tree-lined boulevards and riverfront promenades are reminders of bygone eras; today they teem with life and activity, as motorcycles weave in and out of traffic, vendors hawk their wares, and pedestrians go about their business. Start your tour with an insight into Cambodia's cultural heritage with a visit to the Royal Palace, still the official residence of King Norodom Sihamoi and the adjacent Silver Pagoda, also known as the Pagoda of the Emerald Buddha. Continue to the elegant National Museum, which contains a comprehensive collection of Khmer Art. Finally, explore the modern-day city, visiting one of Phnom Penh's two great markets, the Central Market, located in a distinctive domed Art Deco building (Central Market is currently under construction but can be visited as usual), or the sprawling Russian Market, a labyrinth of stalls selling everything from CDs and DVDs to silks, crafts, jewelry and more.

Excursion to the Killing Fields

Just outside Phnom Penh, in a peaceful rural setting, the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek provide a stark reminder of the atrocities under the Pol Pot regime. Thousands of people were killed here between the years of 1975 and 1978 and buried in mass graves.

Visit Tuol Sleng (S-21)

Learn about a chapter from Cambodias more recent, tragic, past at the Tuol Sleng Museum (Museum of Genocide). Formerly the Tuol Svay Prey High School, in 1975, this became the interrogation and torture facility for the Khmer Rouge regime at that time known as Security Prison 21, or simply S-21. Kept largely unchanged, this prison now showcases photographs and exhibits about the thousands of victims that passed through these doors, only seven of whom came out alive. The trip finishes at 6:00pm. Return to hotel check in & overnight in Phnom Penh.

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Accommodation: Cardamom Hotel Phnom Penh 3* or similar 

This morning you fly to Siem Reap where initially you will explore the Small Circuit. This tour includes the huge pyramid of Takeo, and the jungle-clad Ta Prohm, made famous by the Hollywood blockbuster Tomb Raider. You continue to visit Sras Srang, known as the King's bathing pond, and Banteay Kdei, before exploring Prasat Kravan, an elegant brick temple. After lunch you explore the impressive Royal City of Angkor Thom, where you will find the Bayon, a temple famed for its many gigantic carved faces smiling beguilingly down at you. You will also visit other important sites in this immense walled city, including the pyramid of Baphuon, Phimeanakas, and the royal viewing stands known as the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King. If you have time, your guide will take you to an excellent spot for watching a mesmerizing Angkor Wat sunset. The evening is free at your leisure.Distance: Hotel Phnom Penh Airport: 8 km (15 minute drive); Siem Reap Airport hotel: 10 km (~ 15 minute drive).

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Accommodation: Panoramic Angkor Boutique Hotel 3* or similar

Sunrise at Angkor Wat, you may choose to rise early today to catch the sun rising from behind Angkor Wat's five carved towers after being awed you return to your hotel for breakfast. After breakfast it is time to further discover the magnificent Angkor Wat, the world's largest religious building.

In Afternoon, you head 30km north to visit the captivating and beautiful temple of Banteay Srei or Fortress of the Women. The journey allows you to experience the beautiful Cambodian countryside as you pass through small typical villages, on-route you will visit Banteay Samre. Banteay Srei is an elaborately decorated temple, embellished with floral motifs and scenes from the Ramayana, all carved from pink sandstone. It is said the carvings must have been done by women as the detail is too fine for the hands of a man. This evening you will enjoy dinner and a fascinating Apsara dance show at a local restaurant.

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Accommodation: Panoramic Angkor Boutique Hotel 3* or similar

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free at leisure until transfer to the airport for the flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival, pick up & transfer to the hotel for check in. Overnight in Bangkok.

Distance: Bangkok Airport hotel: 32 km (~ 45 minute drive).

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Accommodation: Silom Serene Hotel Bangkok 4* or similar

Breakfast at hotel and then sightseeing tour to visit: At first visit to Wat Traimit, the Temple of the Golden Buddha, the temple is famous for its 900-years old five-and-a-half-ton solid gold image, and then continue to visit Wat Arun, perhaps better known as the Temple of the Dawn, is one of the best known landmarks and one of the most published images of Bangkok. After that, visit Wat Po, the largest and oldest temple in Bangkok, as well as the largest single Buddha image: the Reclining Buddha (Phra Buddhasaiyas), also known as Wat Phra Chetuphon or The Temple of the Reclining Buddha. The temple is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai massage Reclining Buddha. After this place we went back to the hotel and free at leisure in the afternoon.

Overnight in Bangkok.

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Accommodation: Silom Serene Hotel Bangkok 4* or similar

After breakfast, You are transferred to the airport for flight departure to Phuket . Arrive at Phuket airport Domestic building meeting point at exit gate 1, meet and greet with our local guide and then sightseeing to Phuket City take in the island's natural beauty as we drive along.

Visit Phuket old town Sino Portuguese style buildings. Other attractions visit Cashew Nut Factory where you may sample the culinary delights on offer and visit Wang Thalang or Gem gallery, Cha long temple is the most important temple in phuket ,Big Buddha on khao Nak kerd one of the highest and panoramas view of phuket city and Cha long Bay, Visit to karon view point where you can witness the beautiful 3 bay of Kata Noi, Kata, Karon and Koh Poo island one of the island best scenic spot. This tour gives an insight into the highlights of the pearl of the Andaman. Drop off at the hotel overnight in Phuket.

Distance: Phuket Airport - hotel: 60 km (~ 90 minute drive).

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Accommodation: Chanalai Garden Resort Phuket 4* or similar

Breakfast at the hotel and then transfer to the pier to take a boat trip to Phi Phi Island. Take a boat visit to Phi Phi Leh Island, exploring scenic beauty, next visit to Long Beach, Phi Phi Don Island. Change to a small boat to go snorkeling activity near Long Beach. Enjoy crystal clear water and rich marine life. Return to Long Beach. Enjoy a buffet lunch on Phi Phi Don Island. After lunch, free at leisure for snorkeling, swimming or relaxing on the beach, till time transfers back to the hotel in Phuket.

Overnight in Phuket.

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Accommodation: Chanalai Garden Resort Phuket 4* or similar

Breakfast at the hotel.

Free at leisure till time transfer to Phuket airport for the departure flight.

End of services. Good bye and see you again in the next adventures with Legend Travel Group!

Airport transfer includes.

What's Included

Accommodations based on twin/double sharing with daily buffet breakfast. All taxes and service charges included.

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Basic 3 & 4 stars Hotels Accommodation:

Hanoi: TK-123 Hanoi Hotel 3* or similar

Halong Bay: Garden Bay Cruises 3* or similar

Hue: Cherish Hotel Hue 3* or similar

Hoi An: Phu Thinh Resorts Hoi An 4* or similar

Ho Chi Minh: Liberty Parkview Saigon Hotel 3* or similar

Can Tho: Iris Can Tho Hotel 3* or similar

Chau Doc: Chau Pho Hotel 3* or similar

Phnom Penh: Cardamom Hotel 3* or similar

Siem Reap: Panoramic Angkor Boutique Hotel 3* or similar

Bangkok: Silom Serene Hotel 4* or similar

Phuket: Chanalai Garden Resort 4* or similar

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Please be aware that all accommodations are subject to change until 4-6 weeks before the departure date. Final accommodation details will be provided to you with your finalised travel documents.

Included:

Flight Tickets: Hanoi - Hue, Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh - Siem Reap, Siem Reap - Bangkok, Bangkok - Phuket (economy class, including fuel charge & airport taxes)

Packed Luggage 20kg + Handing Luggage 7kg.

Experienced English-speaking driver and guide throughout the tour.

Meals as mentioned in each day of Itinerary: (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

18 Breakfasts.

11 Lunches.

2 Dinners.

Other meals are not included to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. 

Arrival and departure transfers.

Entrance fees Sightseeing tickets.

Traditional junk boat in Halong Bay.

Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary.

All taxes & services charge.

Air-conditioned coach throughout the tour.

Traditional junk boat in Halong Bay.

Plane

Express Boat trip from Vietnam to Cambodia

Insurance is not covered by Legend Travel Group

International Flights to Hanoi & from Phuket.

Visa to Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand (if required)

Pre and post-tour accommodation.

Tipping.

Other meals, snacks and drinks.

Single supplement (Mandatory) - This can be purchased on the ‘Book Now’ page.

Tourists need to present below documents:

1. Vaccination Certificate showing full COVID-19 vaccination with the final dose given at least 14 days and not over 12 months prior to the start of the tour.

- Children under 12 years old without vaccination: follow parents.

2. Copy of an insurance policy in English covering healthcare and treatment expenses for COVID-19 per applicant for the whole duration in Vietnam & Cambodia with coverage clearly identified as no less than US$ 10,000.

 

Tourism Authority of Thailand's website, from October 1, 2022 onwards, travelers entering Thailand will no longer be required to present COVID-19 related documents such as the certificate of vaccination and COVID-19 test result upon arrival in Thailand.

60 days or more prior to departure 5% of the cost of the tour is forfeited

30-59 days prior departure: 10% of the cost of the tour is forfeited

15-29 days prior to departure: 20% of the cost of the tour is forfeited

7-14 days prior to departure: 50% of the cost of the tour is forfeited

Within 6 days prior to departure: 90 % of the cost of the tour is forfeited

Child under 5 years old is = 50% Adult`s cost.. Sharing the same existing bed with parents

Child from 5 - 11 years old = 75% Adult`s cost. Private Bed (extra Bed) within the same room as parents

Child from 12 - up = 100% Adult`s cost. Private Bed (extra Bed) within the same room as parents

Triple room = 3 Persons sharing one room (01 Double Bed + 01 Single Bed)

Original Passports, Sun-protection creams, wide brim hat, Swim suits, Insect Repellent, Sun Glasses in summer time (From April to October) & light Jacket in winter time (from November to next March), Camera with good battery & memory cards

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