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Indochina Explorient Tour Package by Explorient

A Private Luxury Tour of Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand – HCM City, Hoi An, Hue, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Siem Reap, Bangkok

16 Days / 14 Nights – Tour Code (INP)

Departs Daily


Spectacular Hakong Bay, Private Vietnam & Cambodia Tour


For those inspired by the unspoiled hidden treasures of Indochina, or simply curious to find out what the buzz around this region is all about, our Indochina Explorient is the perfect tour for you! It features fifteen memorable days to an exotic region that have lured millions of travelers the world over in recent years. Each destination offers a window into Southeast Asia’s timeless past as it tastefully maintains its ancient traditions while graciously races to catch up with the outside world.

This journey back in time begins with Vietnam, where the traditional eastern culture is tastefully blended with a touch of French Influence. A meticulously planned eight-night itinerary takes you to all the highlights of this beautiful country. After visiting Vietnam, we embark on a timeless expedition Cambodia, where you will have the opportunity to visit the magnificent Angkor Wat and other dazzling ancient landmarks in the region. Finally, you will conclude your journey in Bangkok, one of the most vibrant, exotic and exhilarating destinations in all of Southeast Asia where its spectacular landmarks, warm friendly people and boundless array of entertainment options will make any visitor fall in love with this magical kingdom.


TOUR OVERVIEW

TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Economy Class Air via Cathay Pacific Airways from USA
  • Economy Class Intra-Asia Airfares per itinerary
  • 14 nights hotel deluxe & luxury accommodations of your choice
  • Hotel American Breakfasts daily; other meals as specified per itinerary
  • Private Tour: Sightseeing & Transfers by private car, driver and Professional Guides

HO CHI MINH CITY (3 nights)

  • 3 nights at Hotel Nikko Saigon (Deluxe) OR InterContinental Asiana (Premium)
  • Private Ho Chi Minh City & Cu Chi Tunnels tour
  • Private Excursion of Mekong Delta at Ben Tre

HOI AN (2 nights)

  • 2 night at Sunrise Beach Resort | Anantara Hoi An Resort (Deluxe) OR Victoria Hoi An Resort* | Hotel Royal Hoi An* (Premium)
  • Private sightseeing of UNESCO Hoi An, China Beach & Marble Mountain

HUE (1 night)

  • 1 night at La Residence Hotel & Spa*
  • Private Perfume River cruise with sightseeing of Imperial City and Hue Mausoleums

HANOI (2 nights)

  • 2 nights at Hotel de L’Opera (Deluxe) OR Sofitel Metropole (Premium)
  • Private full Day Hanoi city tour including visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

HALONG BAY (1 night)

  • 1 night at Novotel Halong Bay*
  • Boat cruise of UNESCO Halong Bay by Traditional “Junk” with seafood lunch served on board

SIEM REAP (2 nights)

  • 2 nights at Victoria Angkor Hotel (Deluxe) OR Raffles Grand D’Angkor | Park Hyatt Siem Reap (Premium)
  • Extensive sightseeing of Angkor Temples per itinerary
  • Boat Trip to Tonle Sap Lake at Kempong Kleang

BANGKOK (3 nights)

  • 3 nights at Bangkok Shangri-la (Deluxe) OR The Peninsula Bangkok (Premium)
  • Half Day private tour of the Klongs of Bangkok and Royal Grand Palace

 

*Remarks:
Premium package features Beachfront Jr. Suite at Victoria Resort, and Royal Deluxe Room at Royal Hotel in Hoi An
Premium package features Deluxe Riverview Room at La Residence Resort in Hue
Premium package features Executive Room at Novotel in Halong

 

Mekong Delta, Luxury Travel Vietnam

Life on the Mekong, Vietnam


Bangkok, Thailand and Vietnam Tour Package

Bangkok Skyline

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1 Depart USA
Depart for Ho Chi Minh City via Cathay Pacific Airways, connecting in Hong Kong.

Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City
Upon arrival in HCM City, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 3 Ho Chi Minh City (Cu Chi Tunnels)
City sightseeing tour includes the Notre Dame cathedral, Reunification palace, Hotel de Ville (City Hall), Central Post Office and Ben Thanh Market. Excursion to Cu Chi Tunnels, the Vietcong built a 200km long network of tunnels connecting command posts, hospitals, shelter and weapon factories. (B,L)

Day 4 Ho Chi Minh City (Mekong Delta)
Today, journey outside the hustle and bustle of Saigon to the upper Mekong Delta at Ben Tre. Here, take a boat trip on the Mekong River to Vam Xep canal where local handicrafts and coconut sweets are produced. Enjoy fresh seasonal fruits, a performance of traditional songs, and observe the local life. Take a short ride on motor cart to a typical local house to taste some homemade honey-tea. Proceed by sampan through the small canals to observe the daily life of local people along the riverbanks with some stops for a leisurely stroll. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Return to HCM City in the afternoon. (B,L)

Day 5 Ho Chi Minh City/Hoi An

Fly to Danang. Upon arrival proceed to UNESCO Hoi An. En-route, visit China Beach and Marble Mountains. Enjoy a tour of Hoi An’s Old Town by Cyclo (rickshaw), visiting the Japanese Covered Bridge and colorful market. Transfer to your hotel for the next 2 nights’ accommodation.

Day 6 Hoi An
Full day at leisure to shop, relax or further explore Hoi An on your own. (B)

Day 7 Hoi An / Hue
This morning, journey north by car for Hue along steep mountainous roads with spectacular views of the coastline, crossing the dramatic HAI VAN PASS, the high dividing line between the climate zones of north and south Vietnam, before arriving in Hue. Commence sightseeing of this ancient capital with visits to the Imperial City, Tombs of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh followed by a boat ride on the infamous Perfume River en-route to Thien Mu Pagoda and Tomb of Emperor Minh Mang. Overnight in Hue. (B)

Day 8 Hue / Halong Bay
Transfer to the airport for the flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, be met and proceed to UNESCO Halong Bay, crossing the Red River. Overnight in Halong Bay. (B)

Day 9 Halong Bay / Hanoi
This morning, board a traditional “junk” for a fantastic cruise through Ha Long Bay (approx. 4 hrs.) with fresh seafood lunch on board. Enroute, visit the Heavenly Palace Grotto and Driftwood cave, one of the highlights around the bay. In the afternoon, proceed to Hanoi by road and transfer to your hotel. (B,L)

Day 10 Hanoi
Today, tour the city of Hanoi with visits to Hanoi’s Old Quarters, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum*, his House on Stilt where he lived and ruled the country, One Pillar pagoda, Temple of Literature, the Opera House and “Hanoi Hilton” Prison. Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)
NOTE: *Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed Mondays & Fridays and in October thru November.

Day 11 Hanoi / Siem Reap
Morning at leisure. Transfer to the airport for your departure flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel. (B)

Day 12 Siem Reap
Sightseeing of Angkor. Visit Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Phimeanakas, Former Royal Palace, Terrace of Elephants, Terrace of the Leper King and Ta Prohm. Visit Phnom Bakheng for the sunset over Angkor. (B,L)

Day 13 Siem Reap / Bangkok
This morning, visit Banteay Sre followed by an inspiring boat trip to Tonle Sap Lake at Kempong Kleang to experience the primitive way-of-life of its floating villages. Tonle Sap, or Great Lake is Located in the heart of Cambodia, this extraordinary lake swells up to seven times its original size during the monsoon season. Its ecosystem is one of the richest and most diverse in the region. This boat trip will explore the floating fishing villages that live at the edges of the lake, passing submerged forests and fishing farms. Return to Siem Reap in the afternoon for your early evening flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival, be met and transferred to your hotel. (B)

Day 14 Bangkok
This morning, enjoy a visit to the revered Royal Grand Palace and its Emerald Buddha, Wat Trimit (Golden Buddha), Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha) and Marble Temple. Afternoon at leisure. (B)

Day 15 Bangkok
A day at leisure. Many optional tours are available upon request (Floating Market, River Kwai, Ayuthaya, Thai Culinary Lesson, etc.). (B)

Day 16 Bangkok / Home
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight home. (B)

 

PRICE CHART

2017/18 Price Chart (Prices valid through March 31, 2018)
Daily Departure Land Only SFO/LAX NYC/CHI/BOS Single Supplement
January – April ’17 D 4,625 5,775 5,875 1,895
P 5,825 6,975 7,075 2,875
May* D 4,445 5,595 5,695 1,625
P 5,375 6,525 6,625 2,445
June – August D 4,445 6,075 6,275 1,625
P 5,375 6,975 7,175 2,445
September D 4,445 5,595 5,695 1,625
P 5,375 6,525 6,625 2,445
October D 4,825 5,975 6,075 1,925
P 5,795 6,945 7,045 2,875
November D 4,935 6,085 6,185 2,015
P 6,095 7,245 7,345 3,095
December** D 4,935 6,085 6,185 2,015
P 6,095 7,245 7,345 3,095
January – March ’18 D 4,935 6,085 6,185 2,015
P 6,095 7,245 7,345 3,095
Tour requires minimum of 2 passengers to operate
D = Deluxe | P = Premium


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices are per person, based on double occupancy
  • Prices includes all entrance fees, domestic air taxes, hotels taxes & service charges
  • Price excludes personal expenses, beverages and gratuities to guides and drivers.
  • Holiday surcharges and/or compulsory gala dinners at hotels apply between Dec. 20 – Jan. 05
  • For Air & Land Option:
    • When Trans-Pacific travel takes place on a weekend (Friday-Sunday), add $50 per person each direction.
    • *Jun-Aug rates apply for departures between May 24-31 due to peak season airfares
    • **Airfare supplement of $400 (SFO/LAX) | $500 (JFK) applies for departures between December 10 – 31
    • U.S. & Foreign departure taxes, fees and fuel surcharges are not included (Approx. $200 – subject to change).
    • For add-on fares from eligible connecting U.S. domestic cities, please contact us for special add-on fares
  • Land only cost includes intra-Asia flights per itinerary
  • Visas are required for Vietnam & Cambodia. Not included in package.
  • All services subject to availability at time of reservation

ACCOMMODATIONS

Nikko Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam Tour

HCM City – Hotel Nikko Saigon

Saigon Intercontinental Asiana Hotel

Saigon Intercontinental Asiana Hotel

Hoi An - Anantara Resort

Hoi An – Anantara Resort

Hoi An - Sunrise Beach Resort

Hoi An – Sunrise Beach Resort

Hoi An - Hotel Royal M-Gallery Collection

Hoi An – Hotel Royal M-Gallery Collection

Hoi An - Victoria Resort & Spa

Hoi An – Victoria Resort & Spa

Hue - La Residence Hotel & Spa

Hue – La Residence Hotel & Spa

Hanoi - Hotel De L'Opera

Hanoi – Hotel De L’Opera

Hanoi - Sofitel Metropole

Hanoi – Sofitel Metropole

Novotel Hotel, Halong Bay Vietnam

Halong Bay – Novotel Hotel

Siem Reap - Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa

Siem Reap – Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa

Siem Reap - Raffles Grand D'Angkor Hotel

Siem Reap – Raffles Grand D’Angkor Hotel

Siem Reap - Park Hyatt Hotel

Siem Reap – Park Hyatt Hotel

Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok Tour Package

Bangkok – Shangri-La Hotel

Bangkok – The Peninsula

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Private Ho Chi Minh City Tour including an excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Boat trip of Upper Mekong Delta at My Tho
  • Halong Bay Cruise on private Junk with Seafood lunch on board
  • Private tour of Hanoi City including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum*, “Hanoi Hilton” Prison and Old Quarters
  • Extensive sightseeing of Angkor Temples including Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom & Ta Prohm
  • Private boat trip of Tonle Sap lake to observe its primitive floating villages
  • Private Bangkok city tour with visits to the Royal Grand Palace, Wat Pho & Wat Trimit

Price Starting From: $5,595


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TESTIMONIALS

“We have completely fallen in love with Southeast Asia. Our entire trip was seamless and we loved all of our guides and experiences, it was unforgettable….and thank you for all your planning, insight and help in making this trip truly one of a kind!”

Stephanie Dacko - Massachusetts

November 2012 (Vietnam & Thailand)