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Day 1: Fly to Hanoi
Fly to Hanoi, Vietnam’s elegant capital city. On arrival at the airport you will be met by a member of the Wendy Wu Tours team and transferred to the hotel for a two-night stay.
Day 2: Explore Hanoi
This morning, you will head out to explore the city, visiting Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, the Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature, then sample traditional Vietnamese egg coffee. Dinner will include a cultural performance and cooking demonstration, and feature local dish, bun thang.
Day 3: Halong Bay
Take to the waters of incredible Halong Bay. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a vision of awe-inspiring beauty, the Bay’s limestone karst peaks set the scene as you sail lazily past, soaking up the views from the deck of your traditional vessel and docking to visit an impressive cave
Day 4: Sunrise Over Halong Bay
Rise early to watch the sun rise, and to take part in an invigorating session of Tai Chi on deck. Fly to Danang and transfer to the charming town of Hoi An.
Day 5: Tra Que Village
This morning, share a community experience in the rural village of Tra Que, joining a local family for lunch and a cooking demonstration. This afternoon, wander the sights of Hoi An, stopping at Reaching Out, a social enterprise craft workshop, before enjoying a well- deserved tea break in the tea house.
Day 6: Free Time in Hoi An
Today is a free day for you to spend as you wish; your guide will be on hand to give options and ideas.
Day 7: Fly to Saigon
Fly to Saigon, Vietnam’s largest, and most vibrant, city. Head out of the city to the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels, used by the Viet Cong during the war.
Day 8: Mekong Delta
Journey to Ben Tre to discover the Mekong Delta, a rich and fertile region that produces a plethora of rice, coconuts, vegetables and tropical fruit. Taste some of the produce of the area, enjoy traditional music, paddle through the palm-lined canals in a sampan and visit a floating fishing village.
Day 9: Fly to Phnom Penh
Start by exploring the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office before visiting the Reunification Palace and the chilling War Remnants Museum. This afternoon, fly to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s lovely capital, and toast your arrival with a cold glass of beer on the riverfront.
Day 10: City Cyclo Tour
Take to the roads of Phnom Penh by cyclo, before visiting the beautiful Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, and browsing the artefacts of the National Museum. This afternoon, you’ll learn about Cambodia’s tragic past at the affecting Tuol Sleng Museum and the Killing Fields.
Day 11: Angkor by Tuk Tuk
Fly to Siem Reap, gateway to the temples of Angkor. Travelling in a fleet of tuk-tuks, you’ll explore Angkor Thom, the old walled city of the Khmer Empire, and see the Bayon and Terrace of the Elephants. As the sun sets, take a cruise to float peacefully on the waters of Angkor Thom’s moat.
Day 12: Explore Angkor
Head back to Angkor, starting amongst the atmospheric ruins of Ta Prohm before exploring the wonders of Angkor Wat, then travel farther afield to Banteay Srei, a temple famous for its incredibly intricate carvings. End an adventure-filled day by relaxing in a rooftop bar with a cocktail.
Day 13: Tonle Sap Lake
High water season (Aug-Feb) Cruise the waters of Tonle Sap Lake to the floating village of Kampong Kleng, and meet the community who call it home. Return to Siem Reap via Artisan D’Angkor for some shopping. Low water season (Mar-Jul) Visit the floating village of Chong Kneas, and meet the community who call it home. Return to Siem Reap via Artisan D’Angkor for some shopping. The afternoon is free to spend as you wish – shopping at the local market is a good option. This last evening together, share a farewell dinner before enjoying the fantastic Phare Circus.
Day 14 15: Fly Siem Reap to Australia
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Australia, arriving the same or following day.
All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. Our tour prices are from prices based on per person, twin share and are subject to the availability of specific economy class fare levels. If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs, or you are not sure travelling as part of a group is for you, maybe a Private Tour would be more ideal.