8 DAYS VIETNAM & MEKONG & WAT PHOU EXPERIENCE (8 Days - RT VL03)

From :
VND 22,039,463
(US$ 958)

Highlights

  • Take a private tour through Hanoi’s vibrant Old Quarter
  • Learn about Vietnamese history as well as its culture
  • Enjoy a cruise on Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the King Dinh and King Le temples, explore caves and bike around countryside villages in Tam Coc
  • Explore one of the oldest archaeological sites in Laos – Wat Phou Temple
  • Take boat trip through the famous 4000 Islands to Don Khone
  • Cycling around the islands to visit the old colonial French bridge, the Liphi (Somphamit) waterfall
  • Have opportunity to see Dolpin in Done Sadam

Tour Code: RT VL03

Duration: 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

ITINERARY IN DETAIL

Day1: Ha Noi Arrival

Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, welcome by our driver and transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day2: Hanoi City Tour (B, L)

Star the day to visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Then continue on to the One Pillar Pagoda and the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West lake. Before having lunch at local restaurant, visit Bat Trang pottery village (applied on Mon, Wed & Fri). In the afternoon, visit the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam, see Vietnam’s first university. At the end, journey through Hanoi’s Old Quarter, where you’ll then have a chance for some shopping and exploration.

Day 3: Halong Bay 1 Day Tour (B, L)

After picked at hotel, proceed to Ha Long Bay. Upon arrival at Tuan Chau island, you’ll board a wooden junk at noon time and get off to the famous limestone marine landscape. A nice buffet lunch will be served. We have about 4.5 hours in Halong bay to see the most popular sights of it, relax on the sundeck and admire the different islets and their fantasy shapes. Get off the boat to explore Heaven cave, then start cruising back to the pier and start our trip back to Ha Noi.

Day 4: Hanoi – Tam Coc 1 Day Tour (B,L)

Start from your hotel drive to Ninh Binh Province to Hoa Lu Ancient Capital (110km/2.5 hours driving). Visit King Dinh and King Le’s temples. Arrive in Tam Coc Wharf, have buffet lunch with Vietnamese Cuisine. Then get on Sampan boats through caves and visiting countryside landscape. After back to Tam Coc Wharf to chill out, cycle on country road around village. Return the bus to go back to Hanoi.

Day5: Hanoi  Departure – Pakse (B)

Enjoy your leisurely last minute shopping until transfer to Noi Bai International Airport for departure flight to Laos. Upon arrival, pick-up and welcome at the Wattay International Airport with the transfer to your hotel. Free and overnight in Pakse.

Day 6: Pakse - Wat Phou - Champassak

Depart from your hotel and get on a long-tail boat downstream to Champassak. On the way, we stop to visit Wat Phou Ngoy overlooking the Mekong. Thereafter, float down the Mekong to see local fishermen's life. Lunch at Champassak. After lunch, we visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Wat Phou. This place has been associated with the city of Shrestapura, which was located on the banks of the Mekong directly east of mount Lingaparvata (now called Phu Kao).

Overnight in Champassak (Anousa G/H)

Approximately: 2.5 hours boat ride, 2 hours walking, 1 hour tuk tuk ride and 2 hours sightseeing.

Day 7: Champassak - Ban Hat Xai Khoun - Don Khone - Liphi Waterfall

After an early breakfast we take the boat or tuk-tuk to the other side of the Mekong River to Ban Mouang where we will meet our transport to take us on a 2 hours drive to Ban Hat Xay Khoun. Then we take the boat through the famous 4000 Islands, where many shore birds abound in search for fish, crustaceans, worms and other food. While stopping at one of the many beaches, we take a break for lunch, swimming or fishing. Continue to Don Khone to check in at the guesthouse and relax by enjoying a cold drink. Test the fresh coconut milk on the island, you will like it! Free time for your own excursion by walking or cycling around the islands to visit the old colonial French bridge, the Liphi (Somphamit) waterfall, and to catch a beautiful sunset before dinner.

Overnight at Don Khone (Khounphan G/H).

Approximately: 2 hours transfer, 1.5 hours boat ride, 1 hour cycling, 1.5 hours sightseeing.

Day 8: Don Khone - Dolphin Area - Veunkham - Khone Phapheng - Pakse

We begin the day with a leisurely breakfast after which we shall take a 30 minutes transfer overland to Done Sadam and take boat ride for 20 minutes to see Dolpin before return to the mainland at Nakasang, from here we will board our awaiting transport for the transfer to the stunning Khone Phapheng waterfalls. Arriving at the waterfalls we take in the breathtaking views and take some time to explore the local area before enjoying a lunch at local restaurant.

After lunch we shall return back to Pakse, a journey of around two hours. Alternatively you can continue onwards to the Cambodian border at Veunkham.

Approximately: 20 minutes boat ride, 3 hours transfer.

  • Halong-Bay---Vietnam
  • Hanoi-Temple-of-Litterature---Vietnam
  • Ho-Chi-Minh-Mausoleum---Vietnam
  • Hoan-Kiem-Lake---Vietnam
  • Konpapeng-waterfalls-Laos
  • Laos-Champasak-Temple
  • Li-Phi-Falls-at-four-thousand-islands
  • Tam-Coc---Vietnam
  • The-Khone-Falls
  • Wat-phou-Laos

Tour price per person

Validity : 01/10/2018 - 31/03/2019
Size of Group 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax
Price/pax
VND 35,945,550
(US$ 1563 )
Per pax
VND 29,901,725
(US$ 1300 )
Per pax
VND 24,195,138
(US$ 1052 )
Per pax
VND 23,467,763
(US$ 1020 )
Per pax
VND 22,039,463
(US$ 958 )
Per pax

*Please do let us know if your group have Children

No. of Children (Age 4 to 9) No. of Kids (Age under 4)
Total price

INCLUSIVE OF:

  • Private Transportation: 2 paxs: 4 seats car; 3-6 paxs: 16 seats
  • Accommodation 3* (double/twin):

             - 04 nights in Ha Noi
             - 01 night in Pakse
             - 01 night in Champassak
             - 01 night in Don Khone

  • Meal as mentioned: Breakfast at hotel. 06 Lunches
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Local guide/s
  • Bridges' and cave fees
  • Travel permits 

EXCLUSIVE OF:

  • Visa stamp fee
  • International/domestic flights
  • Other meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Personal expenses
  • Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages

Children’s Policy

  • Above 9 years old: Apply the same price as an adult.
  • From 4 to 9 years old: 50% of an adult tour price.
  • From 1 to 3 years old: Free of charge (only 1 child).
  • Please note the age of the child(ren) on Additional Information Form.
  • All children must be supervised by an adult at all times during the tour.
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