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- 1. www.goasiatravel.comLuxury Indochina Package TourTour Overview:You may travel to the most special travelsites in Indochina. That is a spirit we mergein to this package tour. We aim to providethe luxury cruise or hotel in Vietnam andCambodia. GAT travel is sure that you willbe satisfied with this. You start a trip inHanoi Capital of Vietnam with the culturalfeatures, then to Sapa the land of EthnicMinority Groups and trekking in the mostbeautiful terrace fields. The next destination is the overnight excursion on traditionalwooden boat in Halong Bay the world heritage site with thousands of limestone Islandsand then you move to Ninh Binh the absolute countryside. You take a flight to SiemReap to visit the Kingdom of Cambodia with Angkor Wat the world heritage site. LetGAT travel arrange this important tour for you.Tour outline:Day 1: Hanoi ArrivalDay 2: Charming Hanoi Sapa (B, L)Day 3: Sapa trekking and discover the local custumes (B)Day 4: Long trek to Lao Chai Ta Van village (B, L)Day 5: Sapa night train to Hanoi (B)Day 6: Hanoi - Halong Bay with overnight stay in Luxury Cruise (B, L, D)Day 7: Halong Bay - Ninh Binh (B, L)Day 8: Ninh binh Hanoi (B, L)Day 9: Hanoi - Siem Reap (B)Day 10: Discover the hidden beauty of Angkor Wat (B)Day 11: Unforgettable experience in Siem Reap (B)Day 12: Siem Reap departure (B)Tour itinerary:Day 1: Hanoi ArrivalOur tour guide and driver pick you at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Hanoi. Youhave dinner and entertain by yourself. 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
2. www.goasiatravel.comDay 2: Charming Hanoi Sapa (B, L)You start Hanoi city tour to the top attractions of charming thousand year old capital:first, you visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and One Pillar Pagoda with unique Buddhismarchitecture. Then, Temple of Literature (The first University built in the 11 Century) andNgoc Son temple with Hoan Kiem Lake.In the afternoon, you take 1 hour cyclo tour around amazing old quarters known as 36commercial streets and the traditional water puppetry show (only performed in Vietnamsince 11 century). You walk around Hoang Kiem Lake to see daily life of Hanoi people.At 20:30, you are transferred to Hanoi Station for overnight train to Sapa.Day 3: Sapa trekking and discover the local custumes (B)You arrive in Laocai at 05:00 am, drive uphill to Sapa (About 1,600 meters higher thanthe sea level, Sapa is the former natural Kingdom for French administrators vacations.)to check in hotel. You have breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, you visit local market andSapa town where the ethnic people are frequently seen. It is so nice to chat with them andsee their local textiles and handicraft along the street.In the afternoon, you trek to Cat Cat village (2 km from Sapa town) to visit a cottagehouse of Black Hmong people to experience their lifestyle. You emerge yourself withthe beautiful scenery of Sapa Valley. You go back to your hotel for overnight.Day 4: Long trek to Lao Chai Ta Van village (B, L)After breakfast, you start trekking to visit Lao Chai and Ta Van villages of BlackHmong and Dzay ethnic minorities. Enjoy breath-taking landscapes of terraced greenpaddies. You talk with friendly local people and see them working on the field. Picniclunch is served on the way. You are picked up by car back to your hotel and free atleisure.Day 5: Sapa night train to Hanoi (B)After breakfast at hotel, you visit Ham rong flower garden with the top of paradomicview of Sapa town. You get back to your hotel to check out.In the afternoon, you discover Ta phin Village of The red Dzao people. You can takemany beautiful photos of stunning valley and their colorful traditional costume. Then,drive back to Laocai station for overnight train to Hanoi. Great feeling is made.Day 6: Hanoi - Halong Bay with overnight stay in Luxury Cruise (B, L, D)We pick you up at the station at 05:00 am to Hoan Kiem Lake to see morning Taichi andother morning exercise. You check in early in hotel, have a shower, breakfast and are 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 3. www.goasiatravel.comtransferred to Halong Bay through the scenic countryside. Check in one of luxuriousHalong bay cruises.The fantastic, picturesque scenery of 3,000 limestone islands rising from the clear andemerald water and delicious lunch make you lose all sense of time. After 4 hour cruise,anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and Explore visit one of 400 hiddengrottoes beneath towering cliffs. You stay overnight on luxury Halong bay Cruise. Youhave romantic dinner on board, enjoy night activities and overnight on board.Day 7: Halong Bay - Ninh Binh (B, L)You have morning tea and coffee then start your Halong bay tours by cruising to anotherside of the bay with more limestone mountains. You have brunch on board, enjoy thereally great time. You check out and disembark for the lunch. Our guide picks you up atthe pier and enjoys the drive through beautiful countryside to Ninh Binh. You check inhotel in Ninh Binh and overnight there.Day 8: Ninh binh Hanoi (B, L)In the morning, you visit Hoa luu, Vietnams ancient capital surrounded by amazing KarstMountains with the old temples of the king Dinh Tien Hoang and Le Dai Hanh. After thatyou enjoy fascinating scenery along the way to Tam Coc, known as Halong Bay on land.Join a rowing sampan to enjoy beautiful view along Ngo Dong River. It runs through 3caves. You come back to Hanoi to check in hotel and overnight there.Day 9: Hanoi - Siem Reap (B)We pick you up at the airport to catch the flight to Siem Reap. You are picked up atairport to the hotel. You relax and overnight in Siem Reap.Day 10: Discover the hidden beauty of Angkor Wat (B) You will visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century) with the South Gate (with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk), Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.In the afternoon, you visit to the most famousof all the temples on the Angkor plain:Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to theImperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodianflag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 4. www.goasiatravel.comexample of classical Khmer art and architecture. You also visit Angkor Wats five towerssymbolize Merus five peaks, the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge ofthe world and the surrounding moat symbolizes the ocean beyond.Sunset from PhnomBakheng, one of two hills dominating the plain of Angkor, from where you will have aspectacular view of the Western Baray and Angkor Wat. You overnight in Siem Reap.Day 11: Unfogettable experience in Siem Reap (B)You take morning visits to Prasat Kravan (with its unique brick sculptures), Srah Srang("The Royal Boths" was once used for ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by fourconcentric walls), Eastern Mebon (guarded at its corner by stone figures of harnessedelephants, some of which are still in a reasonable state of preservation) and the"Mountain Temple" of Pre Rup until sunset.In the afternoon, you visit the archaeological site and Ta Prohm, one of the most beautifultemples in the area. Ta Prohm has been left relatively untouched since it was discoveredand retains much of its mystery. Then, visit Takeo, Thommanon and Chau Say Tevodatemples. You overnight in hotel in Siem Reap.Day 12: Siem Reap departure (B)We pick you up at your hotel and transfer to the airport. Tour ends.Trip Notes:Tour guide: Local tour guide with international experience will give you the feeling ofsafety, protection. He will cares about every meal you eat, the room in hotel, especiallyhe gives you the concept of how to behave well towards the locals. He also let you knowall information about your tourist destination.Things to bring: When you travel, you had better take sun cream, insect repellent andhat or cap with you. It is easy for you to have flu or cold without careful preparationbecause the often changes of weather.Food: Try to get used to the food in different parts of Vietnam as well as of Cambodia, ifyou have any problem about food, please let tour guide know even before meals, we willchange into the food that you prefer.Currency: US dollars are the best currency to spend in both Vietnam and Cambodia.Tips: For tour guide, driver, boat crew tipping depends on your satisfaction of yourtrip. It should be 10 USD/day for guide, 5 for driver and 10 for the whole boat crew. 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam 5. www.goasiatravel.comTour Prices:Tour Name: Luxury Indochina Package TourDuration:12 days and 11 nightsRate:Tour included:- Private A/C luxury car/van/bus during the tour- Luxury hotel in Hanoi, Sapa, Ninh Binh with twin/double sharing basis- Luxury Cruise in Halong Bay with twin /double sharing basis- Entrance and sightseeing fees to all indicated sites- English speaking guide- Meals as indicated in itineraryTour excluded:- Domestic and International flights with visa stamping fees- Beverages, travel insurance, government tax- Tips & gratuity and personal expenses- Others not clearly mentioned above 17A Hang Dong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam