Hanoi | Halong Bay | Danang | Hoi An | Saigon | Phnom Penh | Siem Reap
Combine the highlights of Vietnam with the must see sights of Cambodia. You'll discover the grand colonial buildings of Hanoi and stunning lime stone landscapes of Halong Bay before heading down to the beaches of Hoi An. Continue south to Saigon and Phnom Penh and top off this fantastic holiday with a trip to Cambodia's magnificent Temples of Angkor.
Day 1 - Hanoi
On arrival in Hanoi you will be met and transferred in to the city for a two night stay at the stylish and modern Silk Path Hotel which is located just a few minutes walk from the fascinating maze of streets in old Hanoi. It's a great location for exploring and admiring the fine old villas in the French Quarter or taking a stroll by the tranquil waters of Hoan Kiem Lake in the city centre.
Day 3 - Halong Bay
Have a good breakfast before heading off on the journey to Halong Bay where you will spend the night on a traditional Chinese Junk. During your cruise you will be able to see the huge limestone rocks which rise up out of the water and give the bay such an unusual appearance. You'll have time to swim, snorkel or kayak in the tranquil waters before heading back to the boat for sunset and dinner.
Day 4 - Danang and Hoi An
Wake up early to see the sun rise and listen to the sounds of the waves gently lapping. The area is quite mystical in the early mornings as the rocks are often topped by mist and the early start is well worth it. There will be time for swimming or kayaking this morning before brunch and your return to Halong City where you disembark and travel back to Hanoi airport for your flight to Danang.
On arrival in Danang you will be picked up and taken along the
beautiful coastal road to the
Boutique Hotel where you will stay for three
nights. Located around 3 km outside of Hoi An town,
the hotel provides you with both a beautiful beachside
location and easy access to the shops, restaurants and bars of Hoi
An so you could use this time to relax and rejuvenate by the beach
or explore the many shop filled lanes of historic Hoi An
Day 7 - Saigon
Move on today to the Southern city of Saigon where you will be met at the airport and taken in to the bustling city for a three night stay at the Saigon Prince .
Located right in the heart of Saigon, the Saigon Prince
hotel is a great place to base yourself during your stay in the
city. You are within easy walking distance of many of the city's
most famous attractions including Ben Thanh Market, the Opera
House, the Hotel de Ville, and Saigon River. Don't miss the
fantastic Notre Dame Cathedral or a visit to Chinatown.
Day 10 - Phnom Penh
Today you will be starting the Cambodia part of your holiday with a short flight from Saigon to Phnom Penh. You will be met on arrival in to Phnom Penh for a scenic transfer in to the city to be dropped off at the central White Mansion for a two night stay.
This hotel's great location leaves you just a short taxi ride
away from the vibrant riverside area, palaces and temples if you
would like to explore independently. Do take some time to browse
the shops and stalls beside the river, it's a great place to absorb
life in the capital and sit for a while and watch the world go by.
For some relaxation between sightseeing trips there's a large
swimming pool as well as a spa and health club.
Day 12 - Siem Reap and Angkor Wat
Travel onwards today to your final destination Siem Reap and the magnificent Temples of Angkor. You will be met again at the airport and taken for a three night stay at the Prince D'Angkor Hotel.
Located along the road to Angkor Wat, the hotel is ideally located for exploring the many amazing temples and beautiful sights of the region.
In between sightseeing trips there are plenty of facilities to
keep you occupied whether you choose to relax around the swimming
pool or make use of the hotels gym. There are also bicycles to hire
if you want to try a novel way of discovering the area. In the
evening a short taxi ride will take you into town to explore the
markets and shops in the town.
Day 15 - Farewell
Say a reluctant farewell to this magical country as you are taken back to the airport to catch your flight back to the UK.
This suggested itinerary shows the type of holiday you can enjoy with Freedom Asia. It can be booked as it is or changed to suit your requirements.
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