4 Nights 5 Days
Destinations : Hanoi – Halong – Siem Reap – Angkor
On arrival at the airport complete your airport formalities then transferred to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel. In the evening proceed to city tour from Temple of Literature, the 1st university in Vietnam then continue to Ba Dinh Square - the biggest square in Hanoi where all biggest cultural, political events of the cities for taking photos of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (outside). Later have an overall view of the capital by a “cyclo” visit, which will start around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, stop at Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake). Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
This morning, proceed to picturesque rice-farming villages of the Red River Delta, where we see everyday Vietnamese village life to reach to Halong Bay, a Natural World Heritage as designated by UNESCO since 1994 and 2006. Upon arrival in Halong, transfer to the pier and board a charming traditional wooden junk for cruising through the Bay. The cruise passes by rock formations with such names as Stone Dog, Incense Burner (Dinh Huong), and Fighting Cock (Ga Choi) while seafood lunch will be served on board. At the core of the small island’s, there is a wonderful cave to visit called Thien Cung (Heavenly Residence Grotto). You visit the cave or just choose to relax on the boat. After 4 hours of cruising and exploring the Bay, we disembark at Halong pier and return to Hanoi. Overnight at the hotel in Hanoi. (B/L)
Today after breakfast check out from the hotel. Then proceed to, visit to the Ho Chi Minh Complex, inclusive of Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, as well as his private residence from 1954 until 1969. The wooden ethnic minority style house, which was built on stilts, is surrounded by lovely peaceful gardens. In the same complex you will see the One Pillar Pagoda, founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049. This structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Continue to visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, locates on a small peninsula on the East side of West Lake, this is the most ancient pagoda in Hanoi with its history line of more than 1,500 years. Later, we take a few walk to visit Hanoi Flag Tower and Thang Long Citadel, an intriguing relic of Vietnam’s history and, signifying its historical and cultural importance, was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. This afternoon, we transfer to the airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, pick up by our representative from the airport and transfered to the hotel check in at hotel. The day is at leisure. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap. (B)
This morning, we explore South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor explore royal city and was the last capital of the Angkor Empire, The famous Bayon Temple was an architectural muddle, in part because it was constructed in a somewhat piecemeal fashion for over a century. Terrace of the Elephants is an impressive, two and a half meter tall, 300 meter long terrace wall adorned with carved elephants and gradual that spans the heart of Angkor Thom in front of Baphuon - huge temple mountain in the heart of Angkor Thom, Royal Palace Area and Phimeanakas - impressive rite and sandstone pyramid. Terrace of the Leper King is at the north end of the Terrace of the Elephants, a double terrace wall with deeply carved nag as, demons and other mythological beings. Last visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty. This afternoon we visit Angkor Wat temple, the Cambodia's ancient temple is one of the wonders of the oriental world. It is a replica of the universe according to the Hindu mythology. Angkor Wat five famous towers rise into the sky, a geometrical arrangement of numerous galleries, adorned with beliefs and the stone images of celestial Apsara dancers, as well as portals, chambers and courtyards. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap. (B)
This morning you will be transfer to airport for the flight back home or your next destination. (B)
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