Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival
Upon your arrival in Saigon, you will be met by our staff and transferred to your hotel for check in and stay overnight.
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour
After breakfast, you will the Binh Tay Market in Cho Lon, then on to Thien Hau, a 150 year old Chinese Temple, visit a lacquer ware workshop and Jade Emperor Pagoda. In the afternoon, we pay a visit to War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and old Central Post Office. One night in Ho Chi Minh City hotel is included. (B, L)
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta
Take a morning drive to Cai Be for a visit to the floating market, you then take a boat ride through a maze of shady canals to visit Vinh Long on An Binh Island for enjoying local tropical fruits and see how the farmers cultivate their orchards, people making their living from ceramics and rice paper. If time permits, you will ride through the village by bike, have look at the local handicraft shops, and then spend one night staying in Can Tho. (B/L)
Day 4: Can Tho – Chau Doc
In the morning you take your private boat to Visit Cai Rang floating market, the most beautiful and colorful one in Mekong delta Vietnam. Continue you travel to Chau Doc town where you will visit Sam Mountain, Lady temple and Fishing village later by boat. Overnight in Hotel. (B. L)
Day 5: Mekong Delta – Phnom Penh
After breakfast, we join speedboat to Phom Penh. On arrival you have lunch before visit the hotel, we visit, Toul Sleng Museum, and Wat Phnom, the symbol of Phnom Penh. A visit to the National Museum and go shopping at the Central Market as well as at the famous Russian Market will be arranged for the afternoon. (B)
Day 6: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
Taking a public car to Siem Reap after breakfast, you will be met by our staff and transferred to your hotel when arrival. Free time in afternoon that you can spend for checking out the town, doing some shopping or finding a great place for dinner. (B)
Day 7: Siem Reap – Angkor Temples
Get up early in the morning, you will have chance to see the sunrise over Angkor. Visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom, and see the South gate, Bayon and Baphuon temples, the Terrace of the Elephants and the Leper kin. The jungle temple of Ta Phrom is the next before go to the wonders of Angkor Wat, you then watch the sunset from the hilltop temple of Phnom Bakheng. (B,L)
Day 8: Siem Reap – Kompong Cham
After breakfast, we travel to Kompong Cham by car then visit Wat Nokor and cross to Koh Pan to observe the life of the farmers there. In the dry season, we cross by driving over a bamboo bridge or by ferryboat in wet season for more sightseeing. Kompong Cham hotel is your residence to spend one night relaxed. (B)
Day 9: Kompong Cham – Kratie
Going by car to the town of Kratie in the morning, you will check into the hotel for one night staying. In the afternoon you go by local transport (moto-remork) to the dolphin viewpoint, and then by boat to see dolphins.
Day 10: Kratie – Pakse
This morning you will board a local car to cross into Laos. Driving along the Mekong River, passing many villages and paddy fields, you then pass through the town of Steung Treng, before crossing the border into Laos. From the border, it is on to Pakse where we check into the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 11: Pakse – Bolaven Plateau
From Pakse you take a long drive to Bolaven Plateau for a visit to the Tad Fan Waterfall, coffee and tea plantations. You also go to the villages of the ethnic Katou Sauy, Kaloum, Lavea, Ngea and Laven groups and then back to the hotel in Pakse. (B)
Day 12: Pakse – Hinboun
After breakfast, you take the drive to Hinboun and stop at Savannakhet on the way for lunch. You arrive in Hinboun by mid afternoon, check in hotel then have time to walk around and see the town. This fast growing town has become an important trading center between Thailand and Laos. (B)
Day 13: Hinboun – Khong Lor Cave – Ban Na Hin
The amazing cave of Khong Lor is 7.5km long and was formed by the Hinboun River, which flows though the cave all year round. Today you will drive to the cave, stop at Ban Na Hin for a walk to That to Mok, and then take a boat ride to the Khonglor Valley. You stop along the way to observe many interesting stalactite formations. Ban Na Hin hotel is tonight residence. (B)
Day 14: Ban Na Hin – Vientiane
Drive to Vientiane and have lunch on the way at a local restaurant. After a short rest in Vientiane hotel, you visit the oldest temple Wat Sisaket following by the former royal temple of Haw Pha Kaew, the imposing Patouxai Monument and Lao symbol – That Luang Stupa.
Day 15: Vientiane Departure
It will be time to get ready for your departure transfer after your breakfast at the hotel. (B)