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ASIA

classical & unique far east

 

DAY 00 — MUMBAI

Assemble at Sahar International Airport
Complete Your Check in & Clear Immigration Formalities & proceed for Departure Gate

 

 

DAY 01 — MUMBAI – HANOI

Assemble at Sahar International Airport Terminal 2 Clear your Check In Formalities, Personal Check, Immigration Board Your Flight for Hanoi (1 Change) Arrival Hanoi Airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel. Today Visit Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son temple, 1 hour by Cyclo around Hanoi Old quarter, Enjoy Water Puppet Performance, Water Puppet is a unique art which has it origin in the delta of the Red river in the tenth century. Overnight. (D)

 

 

DAY 02 — HANOI

Morning Breakfast.Vietnam's capital is an attractive, laid back city with charming French-Colonial style buildings, spacious boulevards and cheerful, bustling markets. Today's sightseeing tour takes in many of the city's highlights, including Hochiminh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda - designed to resemble a lotus blossom, the Confucian Temple of Literature - founded in 1070, Ethnic Museum. Overnight. (B, L, D )

 

 

DAY 03 — HANOI – HA LONG BAY – WORLD HERITAGE Overnight on cruise

Morning Breakfast. Today we leave Hanoi to Halong bay, "Dragon Descending to the Sea". Upon arrival, we will embark to a junk/ boat for a cruise around Ha Long Bay. While the junk cruising caves, grottoes, floating villages and beaches on Ha Long bay, lunch on board. Stop for a while for an excursing to Surprise Cave, (Grotto of Surprises) and Swimming, Kayaking (kayak cost is not include in this package) if weather permitted. Have dinner on board. Overnight on board. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 04 — HA LONG BAY – HANOI

Morning Breakfast. Cruising to Bai Tu long bay, Fire Island, Bo Nau Island, fishing village. Have lunch on boat and arrive at Ha Hong wharf about 12.00 noon. Return to Hanoi , on the way you may like to take a short visit to Dong Trieu or Phu Lang Pottery Village. Arrive at your hotel in Hanoi around 17:00. Overnight. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 05 — HANOI – DANANG – HOI AN

Morning Breakfast. Board your flight to Danang, Vietnam's fourth largest city. On arrival, Proceed to sightseeing tour of many of the major attractions like Cham Museum, China Beach and the Marble Mountains - a cluster of five hills, each said to represent one of the five elements of the universe. Later, pass tranquil rural scenery and traditional villages en route to Hoi An - Nestled on the banks of the Thu Bon River, Hoi An is a vibrant yet traditional town brimming with wooden houses, colourful temples, ornate architecture and a vast selection of bespoke tailoring shops. Overnight. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 06 — HOI – AN

Morning Breakfast. Today is free for you to explore the town, perhaps visiting Quan Cong Temple and Phuoc Kien Pagoda, the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Tran Family Chapel, or one of the glorious nearby beaches if Time Permits. Overnight. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 07 — HOI AN – HUE

Morning Breakfast. Today, journey past the pretty, island-like stretch of palm-shaded sand at Lang Co, and through the spectacular Hai Van Pass, to the imperial walled city of Hue. Your included sightseeing tour takes in the Forbidden Purple City, modelled on Beijing's famed Forbidden City, and includes visits to Ngo Mon Gate, Thai Hoa Palace, the Halls of the Mandarins and the Nine Dynastic Urns. Overnight. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 08 — HUE – SAIGON

Morning Breakfast. Begin today with an included boat trip on the Perfume River to the pretty Thien Mu Pagoda, made up of seven tiers, each of which is dedicated to a form or step assumed by Buddha to reach enlightenment. Preserved within the Pagoda's sanctuary is the Austin motorcar use to transport monk Thich Quang Duc to the site of his 1963 self-immolation. Later, head to the airport for your flight to Saigon,Arive Saigon where you will be met by our representative and transferred to Hotel. Overnight. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 09 — SAIGON – CUCHI TUNNEL

Morning Breakfast. An exciting day lies ahead on the included full day excursion to Cu Chi, an important base during the Vietnamese War due to its strategic location. Learn about the impressive 200km tunnel network constructed by the Viet Cong to connect command posts, hospitals, shelters and weapon factories. Afternoon, Saigon city tour, Also known as Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon is Vietnam's largest and most vibrant city, packed with timeless traditions, the beauty of an ancient culture, fantastic architecture, bustling markets and a modern business district. Today's included sightseeing tour takes in Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office, City Hall, the Opera House and the Reunification palace. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 10 — SAIGON – SIEM REAP (CAMBODIA)

Morning Breakfast. Proceed to Airport to board the flight for Siem Reap (Cambodia) Arrive Siem Reap, Straight transfer to hotel. Fresh-n-up. Proceed to Rolous Group including Preah Ko, Bakong, Lo Lei. Than tour to Small Circuit including Prasat Kravan (Cardamon sanctuary), Banteay Kdei, Srah Srang (Royal Bath), Ta Prohm (Jungle Temple), Takeo, Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda. Overnight Siem Reap. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 11 — SOUTH GATE OF ANGKOR THOM & ANGKOR WAT

Morning Breakfast, tour to South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphoun, Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King. Afternoon visit the World Seventh Wonder of Angkor Wat and view sunset at Phnom Bakheng Hill. Overnight Siem Reap. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 12 — GRAND CIRCUIT & FLOATING VILLAGE

Morning Breakfast. Visit Grand Circuit including Pre Rup (Change the body), East Mebon, Ta Som, Neak Pean, Preah Khan and Baksei Chamkrong. Afternoon tour to floating village and boat trip on Tonle Sap Great Lake. Overnight Siem Reap. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 13 — SIEM REAP – LUANG PRABANG (LAOS)

Morning Breakfast. Check out and Proceed to Airport to board the flight for Luang Prabang. (Laos). Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to Hotel. Luang Prabang has been claimed by UNESCO to be ‘the best preserved city in South East Asia’. We visit the Royal Palace Museum which hosts a range of interesting artefacts. We begin our walking tour, taking in some of Luang Prabangs hidden secrets, walking down the quiet back lanes leading to Wat Xiengthong. Along the way we stop at Wat Chomkhong, which is known for its decorative carvings. This area contains a mix of beautiful old French Colonial buildings, and traditional old Lao houses, which you will have time to admire, along with a stop at the small but charming Wat Phapai. We also pass by the Fine Arts School, where we can see some of the quality artwork on display. Our final visit of the day is the magnificent Wat Xiengthong, with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, representing the classical Luang Prabang style. Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 14 — LUANG PRABANG – PAK OU CAVE

After breakfast, we board a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which gives us a panoramic view of the tranquil countryside. Our first stop is the village of Ban Muangkeo where we start a short trek to reach the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. En route, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where the local specialty of rice wine is produced. We then return to Luang Prabang via Ban Nongxai, an artisans village and also to visit a silversmith workshop. We arrive back in Luang Prabang by mid afternoon. Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 15 — LUANG PRABANG – KUANG SI WATERFALL

An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning ritual of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms from the faithful residents. This procession is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the tradition.

After breakfast, we visit the local Phosi Market, this is the place where all the locals shop and your guide will show you the diverse offerings on display. We also stop at Ock Pop Tock, a silk weaving centre. Here you will be given a guided tour and the silk weaving process will be explained. Next we drive to Ban Thinkeo, a Hmong village and start trekking with the villagers. Your guide will explain to you the common use of the plants for the Hmong people. You will go to the garden and cut some vegetables and herbs with the local people. We then continue to Kuang Si Waterfall, where you will enjoy a picnic lunch overlooking the beautiful multi tiered falls. You also have the opportunity to cool off in the turquoise blue pools. Afterwards you return to Luang Prabang in time to catch the sun setting over the Mekong. Overnight in Luang Prabang. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 16 — LUANG PRABANK – BANGKOK – PHUKET

Morning Breakfast. Check out from Hotel and Proceed to Airport to Board the Flight for Phuket Via Bangkok. Arrive Phuket. Straight Proceed to Hotel.

Evening Enjoy Phuket Fantasea Show. Overnight. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 17 — PHUKET

Mornning Breakfast. Full day visit to Phiphi Island Tour. Evening return to Hotel. Overnight. (B,L,D)

 

 

DAY 18 — PHUKET – BANGKOK

Morning Breakfast. Check out from Hotel and proceed to Airport to Board flight for Bangkok.

Arrive Bangkok & Proceed to Check In hotel

 

 

DAY 19 — BANGKOK

Morning Breakfast. Proceed for Bangkok City tour which covers Golden Buddha Temple – where a budhha staue made of five ton solid Gold. & Reclining Buddha Temple. Gold Plated Statue 46 Meter Long and 15 Meter High. After Lunch time free for Shopping of for leisure activities.

 

 

DAY 20 — BANGKOK – MUMBAI

Morning Breakfast. Check out from Hotel and Proceed to Airport to Board the Flight for Mumbai