Ultimate Asia - Vietnam & Thailand 18 Days Tour (A)
from $3599 W/Air
Code: NHFVTTH18 Promotion Multi-Country
Saigon - Mekong Delta –Hanoi – Halong Bay– Bangkok - Kanchanaburi - River Kwai - Pattaya
Travel and explore the exotic Vietnam and Thailand! Enjoy highest level of service with round trip airfare, deluxe hotel accommodations, ground transfers, friendly English-speaking tour guides and sightseeing.
Vietnam’s colour, chaos and beautiful sceneries bring you new feeling every day. Feel the vivid Vietnam as you sail on a traditional junk through Halong Bay, savour the rural delights of the Mekong Delta, immerse yourself in the vibrant city life of Saigon and take a boat ride downstream from My Tho to Bentre. From temples and Grand Palace of Bangkok, to the exotic River Kwai and Ayutthaya, then island hopping and snorkeling at Pattaya, enjoy amazing Thailand with this unbelievable deal!
Discover the fascinating culture, scenery and food of Vietnam and Thailand with this sensational 18 days deal
Day 1 Depart Canada
Day 2 Arrive Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)
Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Check in and free at leisure or explore the local life in the old town.
Day 3 Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) - Mekong Delta - Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) (B,L,D)
You will be picked up from your hotel, then travel by road from Saigon to My Tho.Cruising a boat trip along Mekong river and around fishing village and 1 in 4 islands of Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle and Phoenix for sight-seeing.Crossing Mekong river, keeping on taking a boat trip along a small canal, named Vam Xep to see daily life of local inhabitants in Ben Tre province (called coconut village), visiting Quoi An tourist spot for bee farm and handicraft workshop to enjoy some honey-tea and see how people make things from coconut wood.Taking horse-carts along country road to visit fruit orchards, enjoy seasonal tropical fruits and listen to traditional music by local inhabitants.Taking small sampans along small canal, named Vam Chua to come back the big boat, leaving boat for coconut candy workshop and tasting this speciality in coconut village.Coming back My Tho by boat. Then gets transfer back to Saigon. In the evening, enjoy the dinner on Indochina Junk on Saigon river.
Day 4 Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) (B,L)This morning enjoy a city tour including Re-unification, Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall, Central Post Office, and Ben Thanh Market.This afternoon is free at leisure or you can take an optional tour. Travel 70km northwest of Saigon to the town of Cu Chi and explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the most famous battlegrounds of the Vietnam War. The secret tunnel system is 200 km long deep inside the earth, and was used for hiding in during combat, also serving as communication and supply routes during the Vietnam War.
Day 5 Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) - Fly to Hanoi (B)
morning to explore till its time to transfer to the airport for your
flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, check into the hotel and feel free to
explore the surround area on your own.
Day 6 Hanoi- Hoa Lu-Hanoi (B,L,D)
After breakfast, depart from your hotel to the site of Vietnam’s rst capital, Hoa Lu. Along the way, you can take photographs of local villages and the surrounding landscape. On arrival in Hoa Lu – the ancient capital of Vietnam in 10th and 11th century, visit two temples, one of them dedicated to Emperor Dinh (968-980) and the other in memory of Emperor Le (980-1009). Continue to Tam Coc Town for a Vietnamese lunch; then board your private sampan boat on Ngo Dong river through “the Ha Long on land” the quiet and peaceful landscape of rice elds surrounded by limestone formations to visit three grottoes of Tam Coc (Hang Ca, Hang Giua & Hang Cuoi). Then enjoy a short biking tour Bich Dong before returning to Hanoi.
Day 7 Hanoi (B,L,D)
Enjoy a city tour of Hanoi's most famous sites including Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum (outside view), the Presidential Palace and Ho's still house, One Pillar Pagoda, and the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university. This afternoon, enjoy a cycle ride around the Old Quarter to discover the lifestyle of locals. In the late afternoon, you may enjoy a optional Water Puppet Show, a traditional form of Vietnamese folk art, before tonight's welcome dinner
Day 8 Hanoi - Halong Bay (B,L,D)
Standard package: Travel to Halong Bay, 180km from Hanoi (it takes approximately 3.5 hours). Stop enroute at the ceramic and hand embroidery workshops which have ready to wear silk clothes in a range of sizes for the more traditionally built tourists. Get on board the cruise in Halong Bay (4 hours), a world heritage site recognized by UNESCO in 1994. Visit some magical grottoes and relax in the best scenic beauty of Vietnam. Seafood Lunch served on board. Transfer back to hotel in Halong city. Check in and free at leisure.
Premium package: Travel to Halong Bay and take a boat trip to explore one of the world's great natural wonders cruising the thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. The sails of junks and sampans gliding along the clear and emerald waters of the bay form a magnificent picturesque scene that blends with the sky. You also get a chance to visit some of the hidden grottoes beneath the towering cliffs. A seafood lunch and dinner will be served on board the charming junk. Stay overnight on board.
Day 9 Halong Bay - Hanoi (B)
Standard package: Free and easy until transfer back to Hanoi. Check in hotel and free at leisure. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure or join an optional “Food Tour" to sample tasty local delicacies
Premium package: Enjoy the aquamarine waters of the bay at its best as the junk continues to cruise quietly through spectacular limestone formations. Disembark from the junk at noon and return to Hanoi. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure or join an optional “Food Tour” to sample tasty local delicacies ($65).
Day 10 Hanoi-Fly to Bangkok (B)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for flights to Bangkok. Touch down in Bangkok, Thailand's capital city. Upon arrival, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel.
Day 11 - Bangkok (B)
Bangkok radiates modernity with a deep root in Buddhist tradition. After breakfast, explore the city starting with the Reclining Buddha, a signature sight representing Buddhism. Take a stroll by China town, and visit the largest local wholesale flower market at Paklong Talat. In the afternoon, take a boat ride along the Chao Phaya River and Canals by a local speed boat. Visit Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn, one of Thailand's best known landmarks built in the 17th century by King Taksin. Spend your evening at leisure, or enjoy an optional Thai dinner(US$45) while watching classical dance at the Silom Village Restaurant.
Day 12 - Bangkok (B)
Enjoy the day at leisure or join our optional Bangkok Day Tour & Boat Ride along the River of the King(US$60). During this optional tour we visit the Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha Temple, regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand, the emerald Buddha housed in the temple is a potent religio-political symbol and the palladium of Thai society. You will board on a motor boat to meander through winding waterway along the Chaopraya river and canal on Thonburi side. Lunch will be served at local Thai Restaurant. Explore the city on your own this afternoon, or watch an optional Siam Niramit Light & Sound Show(US$65), a world class showcase of Thai culture with incredible visual effects, followed by a .
Day 13 - Bangkok-Kanchanaburi(B)
This morning, after breakfast, transfer to the city of Kanchanaburi. Along the way, visit the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market with a boat trip along the small canal. You will have some free time to browse through the vendors. Continue the journey to the provincial capital Kanchanaburi. Upon arrival, visit a WWII cemetery site and the bridge at the Kwai River, and ride a mini train over the bridge. Learn about history at the Death Railway Museum at WWII War Memorial.
Day 14 - Kanchanaburi-Ayuthaya (B/L/D)
Depart Kanchanaburi for the historic city of Ayutthaya, the second Siamese capital after Sukhothai for over 400 years, once the largest city in Southeast Asia. Start the city tour by visiting the Ayutthaya Historical Park in the city centre, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. The remains, characterized by the reliquary towers and gigantic monasteries, give an idea of its glorious past, envision the grandeur and splendor that once was the Kingdom of Ayutthaya as you walk through the ancient town. After lunch, continue to the Chai Wattanaram Temple, built by King Prasat Thong, a commoner who overthrew the previous king and took his throne. Here, you can enjoy the peaceful and tranquil surroundings of Siam before dinner.
Day 15 - Ayuthaya-Pattaya (B)
Transfer to Pattaya after breakfast. Start your morning with a visit to the illustrious Bang Pa-In Royal Palace, a lakeside complex used as a summer dwelling by the Siamese royalty and their consorts, created by King Prasat Thong in 1632. Continue to drive to Pattaya. Stop by a Gem Gallery en route, visit a Theme Park- Dark Ride into a spectacular show of the glittering world of gems.
Day 16 - Pattaya (B)
After breakfast at the resort, enjoy a day of leisure. You may also join an optional day cruise to the idyllic beaches of Koh Larn, or Coral Island($55), relax on the white sand and enjoy a seafood lunch there. This former sleepy fishing village boasts translucent blue waters, brimming with an abundance of coral and marine life.
Day 17 - Pattaya -Bangkok(B)
Have a restful day at leisure. Transfer to Bangkok in the afternoon, visit the province Chachoengsao en route in south-central Thailand, east of Bangkok. It is an agricultural hub centered on the Bang Pakong River, which runs the length of the province. The main town, also called Chachoengsao, sits on the river's edge. It's known for the stately Wat Sathon Wararam Worawihan temple, which has an important Buddha image, making the temple is one of the most famous in Thailand.
Day 18 - Bangkok-Canada(B)
is leisure on your own.Transfer to the airport and board your flight
home in the afternoon or at night (Toronto flight time will be early
morning of Day 19).
Airport taxes are all included. ($580/pp)
Prices are based on twin share accommodation in main deck
Departing Vancouver or Toronto with China Eastern Airline or upgrade to Cathay Pacific for extra $300 per person
Add on airfare from other cities: Calgary, Edmonton, Victoria $300, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec city $300, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg $400, Halifax, St. John $400
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International flight included
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Return international airfares from Toronto/Vancouver and airport taxes;
All transportation (internal flights, cruise, coach);
All deluxe hotel accommodation (based on double occupancy)
Meals and featuring regional delicacies mentioned in the itinerary
All visits and admission fees including entertainment shows mentioned in the itinerary
English speaking guide;
Price Not Include
Vietnam Visa Application fee multiple entries: CAD$130/person.
Prepaid Tipping: CAD$240/person for the entire trip
Day3 Thai Dinner & Classical Dances at Silom Village
evening introduces you to mystical dances,Thai food and a truly Thai
ambiance. During dinner feast your eyes on the grace and beauty of
the dancers, elegantly performing stories from classical Thai literature
and folklore. These traditional colorful costumes must be captured on
Day4 Bangkok Tour with Boat Ride & Lunch
Pay a visit to Royal Grand Palace and famous of Emerald Buddha Temple ( Wat Phra Kaeo).You will board on a motor boat to meander through winding waterway along the Chaopraya river and canal on Thonburi side. A stop will be made atWat Arun, the Temple of the Dawn and continue to restaurant. Lunch will be served at local Thai Restaurant .Then proceed to The Ananta Samakhom Thone Halll which was constructed in the Italian Renaissance and Neo classic style of architecture
Day4 Siam Niramit Light & Sound Show with Dinner
CAD$85/US$65 min 4pax
An extravagant show about the history of Thailand that involves stunning costumes, skillful dancers, entertaining music, state-of-the-art techniques and cutting-edge light and sound system. It is a must see for all those who visit Bangkok.
Day7 Pattaya at Night – Seafood Dinner & Cabaret Show
CAD$80/US$60 min 4pax
This tour covers the seafood dinner at local restaurant and the famous Alcazar Cabaret Show.
Day 8 Cora Island Cruise with Seafood
Coral Island is the best known out of a group of small islands only 45 minutes boat ride west of Pattaya. Onboard a sailing boat and head to our destination, Coral Island. Enjoy a day of swimming, diving or snorkeling,or sunbathing with a seafood lunch.
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