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Day 01: Arrive Bangkok

Welcome to Bangkok. Meet & greet and a transfer to the hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Bangkok.

Half-day city tour with a first stop to the Golden Buddha Temple, where 5.5 tons of solid golden Buddha image is housed. Then a brief city-sightseeing through the China Town and the local wholesale flower market before another visit is made at the Grand Palace where the old Kings& Queens used to reside and the Emerald Buddha Temple, where it houses one of the most beautiful and respected real Jasper Buddha Image.
Then walk to the Tha Chang Pier for a boat ride along the Chao Phraya River, the river of Kings, and witness the lifestyles of local people along the river’s banks.
Transfer back to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at your own leisure. (B/L/-)
Overnight at hotel in Bangkok

Fly to Chiang Mai. Meet & greet at the airport, then transfer to the hotel.
This afternoon start a city and temple tour with a first visit to the Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Wat Pra Singh and Wat Suandok, and take a stroll in famous Varoros Market. (B/L/D)
Overnight at hotel in Chiang Mai

Start your day with a visit to the local elephant Camp and Mountain Tribe Village nearby.
Continue on to Sankhampang, a village famous for its Thai silk and cotton weaving. (B/L)
Overnight at hotel in Chiang Mai

Fly to Phnom Penh, meet your local tour guide and you will be transferred to the hotel for check-in.
Today is Free and Easy Day. Explore Phnom Penh City on your own. (B/L)
Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh

Visit the Victory Monument and the National Museum, with a collection of Khmer art-notably sculptures-from throughout the ages. Explore the Royal Palace, built by the French in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda, which is made up of 5,000 silver tiles. The treasures found inside include a solid gold Buddha, encrusted and weighing 90 kilograms and small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha.
After lunch, visit the notorious Tuol Sleng Museum. This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces and became the largest center for detention and torture during the rule of the Khmer Rouge. Enjoy some time at leisure at the Russian Market. (B/L)
Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh

Drive to the “Killing Fields” of Choeng Ek. Between 1975 and 1978 about 17,000 men, women, Children and infants (including nine Westerners) were detained and tortured at S-21 prison and transported to the extermination camp of Choeng Ek.
Fly to Siem Rep, meet your local tour guide and he will transfer you to the hotel for check-in.
Free and Easy to explore Siem Reap on your own. (B/L)
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap

This morning, visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom. See the South Gate, Bayon Temple, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and Ta Prohm. One of the area’s most beautiful temples, Ta Prohm has been left relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Its appeal lies in the fact that, unlike the other monuments of Angkor, it was swallowed by the jungle.
In the afternoon, visit the most famous of all the temples on the Angkor plain: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares. Last, enjoy the sunset from Pre-Rup temple. (B/L)
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap

Head to Banteay Srei, Angkor’s ultimate art gallery. The elaborate carvings here are the finest found in Cambodia and the name translates as ‘Fortress of the Women’. On the way back to Siem Reap, we visit the Cambodia Landmine Museum to learn more about the scourge of landmines and the shadow they cast over rural communities in Cambodia with a visit to this flagship museum promoting mine awareness and education.
In the afternoon, we travel to visit Takeo and enjoy with oxen-cart riding to see Green Village located along way to Ta Prohm. Continue to visit Banteay Kdei, Sras Srang and Krovan. Take Tuk Tuk, you will then start visit a local Cambodia wine workshop (B/L)
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap

Today visit the floating communities, located at the edge of Tone Sap Lake, the Me Chrey village and Tonle Sap Lake. Then visit Angkor National Museum. The museum promises eight chronologically ordered galleries of angkorian-era artifacts and multi-media presentations of angkorian history and culture. (B/L)
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap

This morning, you will be free until being transferred to the airport for your flight departure to Hanoi. Meet and transfer to the hotel for check in.
This afternoon visit Hoan Kiem Lake, and take one hour cyclo tour to visit Hanoi Old Quarter. Enjoy traditional water puppet show. (B/L)
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi

Drive to Ha Long Bay, the Unesco World Heritage site. Board the Junk Cruise, pass through the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons' teeth. (B/L/D)
Overnight in Halong Bay

Enjoy some free time to relax or swim until you are transferred back to Hanoi for overnight stay.(B/L)
Overnight in Hanoi

Free at leisure until transfer to the airport. (B)
Daily departure from Bangkok.
Minimum 2 people required.
Prices are based on twin share.
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(3* hotels)
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Inclusions
  • Flight from Bangkok-Chiang Mai–Siem Reap–Phnom Penh–Hanoi&taxes
  • 13 nights’ accommodation
  • Privately guided local tours
  • Local transport by air-conditioned vehicles
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner as specified
  • Entrance fee
  • Local boat & cruise fare
Not included
  • Thailand,Vietnam & Cambodia Visa Fee.
  • Recommended tipping AUD$5 per person per day
  • Travel insurance or personal expenses

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