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Mekong Treasures: River Cruise & Temples

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Thailand in 19 Days, 17 Nights in Destination

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Unearth Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Thailand, some of South East Asia’s most enchanting destinations. Enjoy Vietnamese beaches cruising along the Mekong Delta, contemplate majestic Khmer & Laos temples and navigate bustling Bangkok.

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    Luang Prabang
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    Ho Chi Minh
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    Mekong Delta
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    Mui Ne
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    Bangkok
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    Angkor Wat
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    Siem Reap

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  5. Some meals

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  • 15 Nights in Charm & Superior category hotels.
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Accommodation: 17 Nights

Itinerary

Start your South East Asian adventure getting to know the very best of Vietnam, from the delicious cuisine of Saigon to the immaculate beaches of Mui Ne before embarking on a cruise ride along the Mekong Delta. Then, hop on over to Cambodia and learn about the myriad of ancient temples in Siem Reap before unearthing the beauty of Luang Prabang in Laos and Bangkok in Thailand.

1st Day: Canada - Night on board
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Arrival at your Canada departure airport* ready to check-in for an overnight flight to Ho Chi Minh. Night on board.

*If either your outbound or inbound flights depart in the early hours (before 4:00 a.m.) you must arrive at the airport the night before the indicated departure day.

2nd Day: Ho Chi Minh City
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Upon arriving at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), meet and greet your tour guide before transferring to your hotel for check-in. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure and take this time to relax after a long journey. Overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh City.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Eden Star Saigon Hotel & ... or similar
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2105 Reviews

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3rd Day: Ho Chi Minh City
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, embark on a guided tour of Saigon where you will acquaint yourself with the city’s top attractions. known as the Pearl of Indochina’, Saigon is a perfect example of the harmonious blend of Vietnamese, Chinese and French influences.

During your tour, you will stop by the War Remnants Museum as well as Dong Khoi Street in the centre of the city to gaze at the stunning 19th and 20th century French colonial-era buildings.

Other stops include: the historic Notre Dame Cathedral, based on the original Parisian construction, the Central Post Office, designed by Gustave Eiffel the architect responsible for the Eiffel Tower and a wet street market, to see how people bargain for fresh vegetables, seafood, and other local food. This is the perfect opportunity for you to sample some of Saigon’s most delicious offerings.

Lastly, stop by a historic coffee shop which was once a hidden place for Viet Cong to store money, gold and even weapons during the Vietnam War. Return to your hotel and overnight stay in Saigon.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Eden Star Saigon Hotel & ... or similar
tripadvisor rating

2105 Reviews

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Activities

included
Full-Day Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing Tour

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4th Day: Ho Chi Minh City
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the entirety of the day at your leisure. Take this time to further explore Saigon at your own pace. Alternatively, take part in our optional half-day excursion to Cu Chi Tunnels*. Overnight stay in Saigon.

*Optional Excursion to Cu Chi Tunnels: Located 70 kilometers northwest of Saigon and constructed in 1948 by the Viet Minh to fight off the French, explore this underground city housing everything from warehouses to hospitals and command centres.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Eden Star Saigon Hotel & ... or similar
tripadvisor rating

2105 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Half Day Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion

Moderate

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5th Day: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta
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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Mekong Delta by shuttle bus and enjoy the scenic views on your way there. Once you have arrived at your destination, indulge in a two-night journey aboard a wooden cruise vessel* that blends regional boat-building traditions with modern comforts. This all-inclusive package is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the sights and sounds of the authentic Mekong Delta. Overnight on board.

*Please Note: The activities offered on board are subject to change depending on the time of the year, weather conditions and logistics: either the upstream or the downstream cruise will take you to some of the more secluded areas of this fertile land.

A variety of shore excursions on foot or by bike will be offered, including visits to local handicraft production sites, colorful brick kilns, opulent orchards, charming little villages as well as Cai Rang, a well-known floating market offering an array of local delicacies. If you are up for the challenge, you will have the opportunity to explore the Delta by rowing a sampan through a network of tiny canals.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Mekong Eyes Cruise or similar
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213 Reviews

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Activities

included
2-day Cruise Tour of the Mekong Delta
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6th Day: Mekong Delta
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Continue your boat journey through the Mekong Delta and enjoy all meals on board. Overnight on board. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Mekong Eyes Cruise or similar
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213 Reviews

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7th Day: Mekong Delta - Phan Tiet - Mui ne Beach
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Breakfast on board. Disembark the cruise and transfer back to Saigon by shuttle bus. Upon arriving, private transfer to Mui Ne, Phan Tiet. Mui Ne is a charming resort town well-loved for its beaches and relaxed atmosphere. Check-in to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Take this time to familiarize yourself with your new surroundings. Overnight stay in Mui Ne.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Pandanus Resort or similar
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1115 Reviews

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8th Day: Mui ne Beach
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the entirety of the day at your leisure, perfect for you to take in the beauty of Mui Ne’s waters. Why not visit the White Sand Dune of this region, also known as the ‘Little Sahara Desert’? Overnight stay in Mui Ne.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Pandanus Resort or similar
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1115 Reviews

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9th Day: Mui ne Beach
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy another relaxing day in Mui ne. Alternatively, we suggest visiting one of the local fishing villages where you can acquaint yourself with the everyday life of locals? Overnight stay in Mui Ne.

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ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Pandanus Resort or similar
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1115 Reviews

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10th Day: Mui ne Beach - Ho Chi Minh - Siem Reap
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Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer back to Saigon to make your way to Tan Son Nhat International Airport for a flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Upon arriving at your destination, you will be greeted by your guide and driver and transferred to your hotel for check-in.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. Why not adventure through the famous Pub Street or explore the Siem Reap night market? Overnight stay in Siem Reap.  

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Tara Angkor or similar
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3779 Reviews

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11th Day: Siem Reap
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Breakfast at the hotel. Embark on a captivating journey this morning. We will explore the mystical world of ancient temples. We will start our adventure towards Angkor Thom. Discover the Bayon temple. It is a masterpiece adorned with 54 towers. They bear 200 serene faces of Avolokitesvara, evoking a sense of divine calm. Journey onward to the Baphuon temple. It is a testament to the grandeur of Jayavarman I's reign. It has an imposing structure and intricate design.

Explore the Phimeanakas. Tales of royalty echo through time there. Wander the terraces of the leper king and elephants. History and intrigue steep each spot. Our next stop is Ta Prohm. The temple is mesmerizing and wrapped in nature's embrace. Ancient stones mix with towering roots to keep its enigmatic allure.

In the afternoon, we unveil the crown jewel of Angkor: the revered Angkor Wat. It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It's famous for its great architecture and spiritual meaning. As the day ends, bask in the sunset's ethereal glow over Angkor Wat. It's a moment of awe and introspection.

We arrive back at our sanctuary in Siem Reap. The echoes of Cambodia's past linger in the twilight. They promise memories to treasure as we rest and get ready for another day of discovery. Alternatively, take part in our optional night street food sampling by tuk tuk*. Settle into the hotel for an overnight stay in Siem Reap.

*Optional Night Street Food Sampling by Tuk Tuk: Sample some of the best and most unusual culinary delights Cambodia has such as grasshoppers and cockroaches before heading over to a traditional Khmer restaurant for an unforgettable experience.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Tara Angkor or similar
tripadvisor rating

3779 Reviews

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Activities

included
Full-Day Angkor Temples Excursion

Moderate

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Discover Cambodian Street Food by Tuk Tuk (Evening tour)

Light

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12th Day: Siem Reap
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy your last full day in Cambodia at your leisure; use this time to take in the beauty of the country before departing. Alternatively, we recommend taking part in our half day optional pagoda blessing ceremony and visit to Tonle Sap Lake*. Overnight stay in Siem Reap.

*Optional Half Day Pagoda Blessing Ceremony and Visit to Tonle Sap Lake: Conducted by local monks of Wat Damnak in a beautiful pagoda, take part in this blessing ceremony where holy water will be poured on you to bring you good fortune and prosperity and a thread will be wrapped around your wrist to protect you before being gifted a souvenir from the Monks themselves to remember this experience by.

From here, head over by boat to Tonle Sap Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, and sail along until you reach the floating village, where you will see floating pig farms, schools, gardens and spirit houses.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Tara Angkor or similar
tripadvisor rating

3779 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Blessing Ceremony at the pagoda and visit to Tonle Sap Lake

Light

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13th Day: Siem Reap - Luang Prabang
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Breakfast at the hotel. At the indicated time, transfer to the airport for a flight to Laos. Upon arrival, you will be met by our guide and transferred to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is at your leisure; the perfect opportunity to familiarize yourself with the cultural capital of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, perched in a mountain valley at the confluence of the Mekong and Khan Rivers.

Considered by many as the very center of Lao culture, this picturesque location reflects the fascinating mixture of French and Buddhist influences by housing a stunning landscape of palm-lined riverbanks, ornate golden temples, and ancient monuments. Landing in Luang Prabang, you will be met by our guide and transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay in Luang Prabang.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Sanakeo Boutique & Spa or similar
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149 Reviews

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14th Day: Luang Prabang
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Breakfast at the hotel. For early risers, observe a morning ritual where monks in orange robes leave their pagodas to collect offerings from Luang Prabang residents. This serene ceremony highlights the spirituality of Laotian people. Make sure you visit Morning Market before returning to your hotel for breakfast.

From here, take part in a full day guided tour of Luang Prabang where you will familiarize yourself with the city’s most emblematic attractions. Start by visiting the Royal Palace, a National Museum home to an array of Royal artifacts. Next, visit Xieng Thong, a charming neighborhood known for its mosaics and traditional Laos-style architecture.

In the afternoon, discover the famous Pak Ou Caves that sit beneath a dramatic karst formation about 25 kilometers away from downtown Luang Prabang. Located next to the mighty Mekong these two magical caves are embedded into limestone cliffs and house several sacred Buddhist statues. Then, embark on a boat trip into the caves themselves where you will explore their intricate cave system; from the lower cave to the upper cave find the array of Buddha statues dispersed all throughout.

Finally, head over to Xang Hai Village and observe how locals make ‘Lao Lao’ (fermented rice liquor) and sample the concoction. Return back to your hotel and overnight stay in Luang Prabang.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Sanakeo Boutique & Spa or similar
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149 Reviews

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Activities

included
Luang Prabang City Tour

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Afternoon Pak Ou Caves & Xang Hai Village Visit

Light

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15th Day: Luang Prabang
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Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy the entire day at your leisure; take this time to appreciate the beauty of this magnificent city one last time before departure. Alternatively, take part in our optional full day excursion featuring a visit to Kuangsi Waterfalls with complete Buddhist experience*. Overnight stay in Luang Prabang.

*Optional Visit to Kuangsi Waterfalls with Complete Buddhist experience: Start your day getting to know more about traditional Lao culture and the daily lives of Buddhist monks as you watch them partake in a chanting ceremony in one of the sacred temples. From here, drive south of Luang Prabang until you reach a hill tribe village to take in the sights and sounds of local life before visiting one of the country's most beautiful natural landscapes; Kuang Si Falls, known for its series of shallow pools flowing downstream into the jungle river.

Take a leisurely hike through the natural park past the Asian Bear Rescue Center, home to more than 20 rescued Asian Black Bears. Conclude the excursion by visiting a Laos-based social enterprise situated by Mekong River for an insight into Lao textiles and handicrafts. You will learn about silkworms and receive a brief introduction to the different natural dying methods using the natural plants from the home-grown garden.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Sanakeo Boutique & Spa or similar
tripadvisor rating

149 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Kuangsi Waterfalls & Buddhism Experience

Moderate

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16th Day: Luang Prabang - Bangkok
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Breakfast at the hotel. Depart the hotel this morning ready to take a flight to Bangkok. Touch down in the buzzing capital of Thailand and transfer to the hotel. Bangkok is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city, located in the heart of the country. It offers a variety of unique experiences, from its impressive temples and lively culture, to its exciting night markets and world-renowned cuisine. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure and discover this fascinating city. Overnight stay in Bangkok. 

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Holiday Inn Silom Bangkok... or similar
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3177 Reviews

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17th Day: Bangkok
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, get ready to discover the city and its temples on an exciting tour! Begin along the main avenues of Bangkok to reach the vibrant Chinatown neighborhood. Our first stop will be at Wat Traimit Temple or better known as the Temple of the Golden Buddha. It houses a 5-ton solid gold Buddha loaded with history as it remained hidden for centuries after being covered in plaster to prevent its destruction during the war. Our next stop will be the Wat Pho Temple or Temple of the Reclining Buddha, one of the largest reclining Buddhas in the world at over 150 feet-long, where you’ll find a spectacular engraving of 108 images representing positive actions of Buddhism. To finish the tour, head to a local precious stone factory where you will see a demonstration of how local craftspeople make their products. We recommend an optional excursion to the Grand Palace* to learn more about the culture of this country. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Bangkok.

* Optional excursion to the Grand Palace: Discover the impressive Grand Palace complex, symbol of the city and former official residence of the King of Thailand between the 18th and mid-20th centuries. Considered one of the most beautiful in the world for its exquisite decoration, it mixes traditional Thai style with Renaissance influences. During the visit to the Grand Palace we will also visit Wat Phra Kaew or Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the most important in Thailand.

Please note: For the Grand Palace visit you should wear long pants that cover the ankles and a long-sleeved shirt.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Holiday Inn Silom Bangkok... or similar
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3177 Reviews

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Activities

included
Visit to the Bangkok temples

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Visit to Bangkok's Royal Palace

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18th Day: Bangkok
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Breakfast at the hotel. Today, enjoy the day at leisure to continue exploring the capital. Why not discover some of its many markets, where you can sample some of the famous street food dishes. We recommend an exciting and entertaining optional excursion to visit the train market and floating market* or an optional trip to Ayutthaya**. Overnight stay in Bangkok. 

* Optional Excursion to the Train Market and Floating Market: Travel by road to the town of Mae Klong where you’ll see a curious market installed on the train tracks. If time and luck permits, we will be able to see how the train crosses through the market and, in record time, the merchants collect all the products they have on display on the train tracks. From there, head to the Klong Damnersaduak floating market in Ratchaburi province, considered the most important in the country. Arrive at a pier in the vicinity of the floating market. Take a motor boat ride through the canal area to reach the market itself, disembark, and enjoy free time to walk around, explore their products and enjoy the lively atmosphere. After the market visit, return to Bangkok and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stay in Bangkok.

** Optional Ayutthaya excursion (outward journey by bus and return by boat): Departure by bus to Ayutthaya, the ancient capital of the kingdom of Siam, the name given for over 400 years to the lands that now form Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and part of Myanmar. Discover Ayutthaya and its archaeological site, which is of great historical interest and declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. At the end of the visit,  continue to Bang Pa-In, where the official summer residence of Thailand royalty is located. Visit the complex and then embark on a river cruise that will you on an interesting three-hour tour along the Chao Phraya River to the city of Bangkok. During the trip a buffet lunch will be served on board (drinks not included), arriving in Bangkok in the afternoon.

Please note: Optional excursions on this day cannot be done together, you will only be able to choose one of them.

Accommodation

ONE OF OUR SELECTED HOTELS
Holiday Inn Silom Bangkok... or similar
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3177 Reviews

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Activities

Optional
Ayutthaya excursion on bus & boat

Light

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Floating market and Train market visit

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19th Day: Bangkok - Night on board
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After breakfast free leisure and then transfer to Bangkok airport for a flight back to Canada*. Night on board. 

* If your return flight departs early in the morning. you may not be able to enjoy the included breakfast. 

Included activities

Included

Full-Day Ho Chi Minh City Sightseeing Tour

Included activity for day 3 in Ho Chi Minh

Soak up the rich tapestry of history and culture in Ho Chi Minh City. Be amazed by Notre Dame Cathedral, Thien Hau Temple and bustling Ben Thanh market as you explore the city!

Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

Physical rating:

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The activities offered on board are subject to change depending on the time of the year, weather conditions and logistics: either the upstream or the downstream cruise will take you to some of the more secluded areas of this fertile land.

2-day Cruise Tour of the Mekong Delta

Included activity for day 5 in Mekong Delta

Embark a cruise that will navigate the Mekong Delta and take part in a variety of on shore excursions including visits to local handicraft production sites, charming villages, floating markets, opulent orchards and more.

Physical rating:

Light

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Full-Day Angkor Temples Excursion

Included activity for day 11 in Siem Reap

Visit the imperial city of Angkor Thom. It was dedicated to the god Vishnu and is filled with impressive temples. They include Bayon with its stone-carved faces, Baphuon, Ta Prohm, and the most revered of all, Angkor Wat.

Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:30 Approx

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Luang Prabang City Tour

Included activity for day 14 in Luang Prabang

Embark on a fully guided tour of Luang Prabang and discover the city’s most emblematic sites, including the Royal Palace and the neighborhood of Xieng Thong.

Duration 04:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination

Physical rating:

Light

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
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Half Day Cu Chi Tunnels Excursion

Suggested activity for day 4 in Ho Chi Minh

Explore the impressive tunnel complex of Cu Chi, the underground villages and understand the history of the tunnels.

Duration 05:00h Approx. Pick up time: 13:30 Approx

Physical rating:

Moderate

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Discover Cambodian Street Food by Tuk Tuk (Evening tour)

Suggested activity for day 11 in Siem Reap

Set off in the evening to the local night market and discover the wide array of regional cuisine and snacks. Enjoy dinner at a local Cambodia restaurant.

Duration 03:30h Approx. Pick up time: 17:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Blessing Ceremony at the pagoda and visit to Tonle Sap Lake

Suggested activity for day 12 in Siem Reap

Receive a blessing from monks at the beautiful Wat Damnak pagoda, a traditional practice by which the gods are believed to bring you good luck. Next, take a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake and see the floating village.

Duration 05:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:00 Approx

Physical rating:

Light

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Kuangsi Waterfalls & Buddhism Experience

Suggested activity for day 15

Learn about the daily lives of Buddhist monks, explore Kuang Si Waterfalls passing by a natural park, and visit a social enterprise to familiarize yourself with local textiles and handicrafts.

Duration 08:00h Approx. Pick up time: 08:30 Approx

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  • Departures from main Canadian airports.
  • International flights: Canada - Ho Chi Minh, Bangkok - Canada.
  • Internal flights: Ho Chi Minh - Siem Reap, Siem Reap - Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang - Bangkok. *
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  • 15 nights accomodation in Charm & Superior category hotels and 2 nights in a Mekong river cruise
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  • 15 breakfasts, full board at the Mekong cruise
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles. **
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  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary with an English speaking guide.
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  • All air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Guide/s during the excursions.
*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Vietnam E-visa (online before traveling), Cambodia visa (e-visa or on arrival), Laos Visa (e-visa or on arrival), drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included.

Obtain your VISA for Vietnam:

US & CA passport holders are required to get an entry visa before departure. You are able to apply for a 90-day multy-entry e-visa to visit Vietnam through the website:

https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/trang-chu-ttdt

You
 MUST select ‘Noi Bai International Airport - Hanoi’ as the point of entry in order to be allowed to enter Vietnam. 


Obtain your VISA for Cambodia:

To enhance your overall experience, we recommend that you apply for your Tourist Visa for Cambodia online to reduce your transit time at the border.

Ways to obtain it:

  1. Online: Apply for your E- VISA for Cambodia at least 7 days prior to your trip. Click on the following link and select ‘VISA T’, the cost is approximately $36 USD. The port of entry will be "Phnom Penh Airport"https://www.evisa.gov.kh
     
  2. On Arrival: If for any reason you were unable to process the visa online don’t worry, you will be able to obtain a visa at the Cambodian border on arrival, in this case we recommend that you bring a ‘passport' photo (35 x 45 mm) with you and $36 USD for the tax payment.

Obtain your Visa for Laos:

To enhance your overall experience, we recommend that you apply for your Tourist Visa for Laos online to reduce your transit time at the border.

Ways to obtain it:

  1. Online: Apply for your E- VISA at least 7 days prior to your trip. You can apply for a Laos e-visa through this website: https://laoevisa.gov.la/index

  2. On Arrival: If for any reason you were unable to process the visa online don’t worry, you will be able to obtain a visa at the Luang Prabang Airport on arrival. You will need an original passport with a minimum validity of 6 months from the date of arrival in Laos, two  recent passport-type photographs with a light background that follows evisa photo specifications, cash to pay for the visa fee $50 USD, and a proof of accommodation for the visa application.

While Cambodian and Laotian Visa can also be purchased at destination, VIETNAM VISA MUST BE DONE IN ADVANCE TO BE ABLE TO ENTER THE COUNTRY. 

Tipping in South East Asia is up to your personal discretion but it is commonplace for service providers to ask for it. In these cases, please keep in mind that the usual tipping standard is around 4$/person/day for guides, and half of that for drivers and hotel staff.

*Documentation of the internal flights will either be available in the "My bookings" section in your "Customer Area" 14 days before your trip or delivered to you on arrival at your destination. It is essential to fill in the passport information correctly for each passenger in the given boxes at the end of the reservations process.

Vietnam & Cambodia internal flights luggage restrictions:

  • Vietnam Airline baggage policy: 1 checked bag of 23kg and 1 hand baggage of 12kg per person.
  • Cambodian Angkor Air policy: 1 checked bag of 23kg and 1 hand baggage of 7kg per person.
  • Bamboo Aiways: 1 checked bag of 20kg and 01 hand baggage of 7kg per person.

**Transfers without English speaking guide.

Please note that the optional tours are not exclusive to Exoticca travelers and groups will be mixed with travelers from other tour operators.

Thailand: The included and optional tours in Bangkok will usually take place on the days marked in the itinerary. However, due to operational factors related to the group size, weather conditions, local festivals, etc., these days could be changed, in which case it will be notified upon arrival.

  • Vietnam
  • Cambodia
  • Laos
  • Thailand
    • Entry requirements

      Your passport must be valid for at least 1 month beyond the expiry date of their visa.

    • Visa

      Visa required. You can apply for Vietnam’s electronic visitor’s visa at https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/trang-chu-ttdt

    • Currency

      Vietnamese Dong.

    • Language

      Vietnamese.

    • Electricity

      220 V in the majority of the country. Adapter required.

    • Health

      Please consult your doctor regarding malaria prophylaxis.

    • Time zone

      UTC + 07:00.

    • Other useful information

      There is free wi-fi in the most popular tourist spots of the country.

    • Tourist Office website

      http://www.vietnamtourism.com

    Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

    Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

    In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

    If you have reduced mobility, require the use of a wheelchair, or you would prefer this tour to be a private experience for you and your group, you must contact our Experts at +1 778 807 9750 before booking to ensure that your needs can be met.

    While on the road, it is highly unlikely that the vehicle will be equipped with wifi or bathroom facilities, though rest stops will be made for long trips. We recommend purchasing a new SIM card at the airport or placing an e-SIM before travel to guarantee internet connection.

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