Indochina Heritage Line 15 Days 14 Nights

  • Duration: 15 days
  • Price from: $1,073 USD

Destinations: Luang Prabang icon-16 Pak Ou Caves icon-16 Kuang Si Waterfall icon-16 Hanoiicon-16 Halong Bay icon-16 Hue icon-16 Hoi An icon-16 Ho Chi Minh city icon-16 Cu Chi tunnel icon-16 Sieam Reap

For at least once in your life, you should set foot at the gem of Asia – Indochina. The place becomes a dream destination for its images of famed historical sites, beautiful beaches and stunning landscapes, which will surely blow your mind and fulfill your heart!
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Highlights of Indochina Heritage tour trip:

Spectacular natural beauty:

  • The most magnificent and mysterious cave of Asia – Pak Ou Cave
  • One of the world’s 7 natural wonders – Ha Long Bay
  • The tranquility of Mekong Delta with endless paddy fields

Culture-oriented experience:

  • Accompanied by our tour guide who is an expert in history and culture.
  • Participation in traditional customs, especially religious ones.
  • Proactive activities for self-exploration.

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The mark of Indochina tourism map:

  • “There’s a lot to love about travelling in Vietnam, which stretches from the soaring mountains and fascinating ethnic groups of the north to the endless rice paddies and vibrant waterways of the Mekong Delta in the south, with more than 3000km of glorious coastline in between.” – Lonelyplanet
  • “You don’t need a PHD in ancient civilisations to be wowed by Cambodia’s archaeological treasures. Siem Reap’s Angkor Wat — the sprawling temple complex dating back to the 12th century — draws the biggest crowds.” – Wanderlust UK
  • Laos – the land of a million elephants, home to lush surroundings and a traditional way of life unaffected by modern perils” – Thecommonwanderer
Itinerary

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Indochina Heritage Line Full Program

Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Luang Prabang arrival  Indochina Heritage Line 15 day

Day 2: Luang Prabang – Pak Ou Cave 

Day 3: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si Waterfall

Day 4: Luang Prabang – Fly to Hanoi

Day 5: Hanoi city tour

Day 6: Hanoi – Ha Long

Day 7: Ha Long – Hanoi – Fly to Da Nang – Hoi An

Day 8: Hoi An Walking Tour – Tra Que Village

Day 9: Hoi An – Da Nang city tour

Day 10: Hoi An – Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi – Siem Reap

Day 13: Siem Reap – Angkor tour

Day 14: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake

Day 15: Siem Reap Departure

DAY 1: LUANG PRABANG ARRIVAL: INTO THE ANCIENTS

Welcome to Laos: Luang Prabang means “city of the Golden Buddha Phra Bang”. It is one of the most popular destinations in Laos has most travelers use it as the first or last stop in the country.

On arrival at the airport, you will be met by our tour guide and driver, then transferred to check in the hotel. The rest of the day is your own time at leisure.

Meals included: __/__/__

Parameter: Airport – hotel: 6 km/Driving: 15 minutes

Overnight in Luang Prabang

DAY 2: PAK OU CAVE: OVER THE RIVER, INSIDE THE MOUNTAIN

In the morning

  • At 08:30, being followed by our guide and driver, you will first visit Royal Palace Museum, which hosts a range of interesting artifacts.
  • At 09:30, you then embark on a leisure cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a breathtaking view of the tranquil countryside.
  • At 11:00, reaching the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Along the way, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where they make the local rice wine.
  • You will have lunch at a local restaurant at noon time.

In the afternoon

  • At 15:00, on arrival back in the city, you will visit the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. 
  • Then you will make a stop at Traditional Art and Ethnology Center (closed on Monday) to learn about Laos’ many ethnic cultures
  • At 17:00, you will continue your day to visit Wat Prabath to admire the sunset; this is a peaceful place to catch the last beauty of the day.
  • At 19:00, the tour ends after a visit to the famous Night Market, where you can find a lovely collection of handmade textiles made by local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang.

Meals included: Breakfast/ Lunch/__

Overnight in Luang Prabang

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DAY 3: KUANG SI WATERFALL: THE ALLURE OF WATER FALLING

In the morning

  • Wake up as the sun rises, we will prepare to join the most sacred tradition of Laos, the daily morning alms giving, which dates to the 14th century. More than 200 Buddhist monks depart from various temples to gather their daily meal from the faithful residents sitting quietly on the streets.
  • From there, we will visit the temporary morning market near the former Royal Palace. Just set on the ground, the local people come here to barter their day’s catch from rice, to vegetable, fish, or chicken. This is the best chance to experience the flavor of local life.
  • After breakfast at the hotel, we ascend the 329 steps to the top of Phousi Hill for a panoramic view of the city and the Mekong River. We then visit Wat Visoun, dating back to 1513 during the reign of King Wisunarat (Visoun), this is Luang Prabang’s oldest temple and was once home to the Prabang Buddhas. 
  • If time permits, we will visit UXO Visitor Center (closed on Saturday, and Sunday), where you can find the documentation about the secret war in Laos.
  • Laos is also known for its traditional crafts, we will take a short visit to the Ock Pop Tock Living Craft Center, set serenely close to the Mekong, this beautiful, traditionally styled workshop, where weavers, spinners and batik makers produce top-quality fabrics, offers free tours every half-hour.

In the afternoon

  • We then transfer directly to the beautiful Kuang Si waterfalls which is the biggest in the Luang Prabang area with three tiers leading to a 50-metre drop into spectacular azure pools before flowing downstream. The pools also make great swimming holes and are very popular with both tourists and locals.
  • You have the rest of the afternoon to refresh at the cool clear water, or hiking to the top of the waterfall.
  • There is also the chance to walk to the nearby village of Ban Thapene, and explore the hidden waterfalls, which is rarely visited by other tourists.
  • If you wish, we will also take a short visit to the Bear Rescue Center, which houses a couple of dozen animals rescued from the hands of poachers and traffickers.
  • Transfer back to your hotel late afternoon.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Overnight in Luang Prabang

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DAY 4: LUANG PRABANG – FLY TO HANOI: FIRST GLANCE OF THE BEAUTIFUL VIETNAM

Welcome to Vietnam: After flight, you will reach Vietnam – the S-shaped land, where 54 different ethnic minorities inhabited.

In the morning

  • You have your own free time

In the afternoon

  • At 15:30, you will be transferred to the airport for your connecting flight to Hanoi.
  • Upon your arrival in Noi Bai airport, you will be picked up by our tour guide and driver then transferred to your hotel for check in.

Flight information: Vietnam Airlines      VN930        19:10   20:05

Meals included: Breakfast/__/__

Parameter: Airport – hotel: 30 km/Driving: 45 minutes

Overnight in Hanoi 

DAY 5: HANOI CITY TOUR: THE PAST IN THE PRESENT

In the morning

  • At 08:30, our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel, then you start your day to discover Hanoi City.
  • Firstly, you will pay a visit to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, is a building to commemorate the merits of Ho Chi Minh Uncle – a great leader of Vietnam, and the surrounding sites of One Pillar Pagoda and his ancient house.
  • After 2 hours, you will go to the next site of the Temple of Literature, which is the first University of Vietnam and dedicated to Confucius (Khong Tu).

In the afternoon

  • After saving energy with local lunch, you will leave for the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam.
  • It is estimated to be 2 hours at the museum then you will be transferred back to the old quarter and visit Hoan Kiem Lake.
  • Finally, you will sit in front of Cyclo to move around the Old Quarter and experience the local life in 45 minutes before coming back to your hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Today useful note(s):

  • Wearing formal clothes (cover your knees and shoulders) to visit some spiritual/cultural sites.
  • Museum of Ethnology will close on Monday so Hoa Lo prison will be the alternative attraction.
  • The complex of Ho Chi Minh mausoleum will not open for worshiping on Monday or Monday so you just visit the surrounding parts on those days.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 6: HANOI – HA LONG: A NIGHT ON A PEACEFUL BAY

In the morning

  • At 08:00 after breakfast, our driver will pick you up and transfer you to Halong bay, which takes you around 4.0 hours through small villages with beautiful fields of rice and vegetables.
  • Arriving in the harbour, board the cruise and have lunch in the restaurant.

In the afternoon

  • 13:00 – 15:00: A sumptuous lunch is served while cruising into the magnificent Halong Bay with its thousands of extraordinarily shaped limestone islands, considered as the heaven on the Earth.
  • 15:30 – 17:00: Explore the Lờm Bò area and be charmed by this outstanding masterpiece of Mother Nature. Visit Mê Cung Cave – one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay and climb up to see the panoramic view of the bay from above.
  • 17:00 – 19:00 p.m: Return to the LaFairy Sails for a Sunset party to admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set. Take pleasure in a fruit carving demonstration.

In the evening

  • 19:00: Savor a sparkling and dreamlike dinner on top deck under the light of a thousand stars in the middle of the tranquil Bay with extremely delicious food and be awed by a fascinating fruit and vegetable carving show. Delight in traditional music performances. Afterwards, socialize with the artist, new friends and crew members, join squid fishing.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Parameter: Driving: Hanoi – Halong: 180 km/4 hours/way

Overnight on cruise 

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DAY 7: HA LONG – HANOI – DA NANG: THE FLAVOURS OF THE BAY

In the morning

  • 06:30 – 07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
  • 07:15 – 07:45: Enjoy breakfast in the fresh air and peaceful beauty of the Bay.
  • 08:00 – 09:15: Visit Titov Island for swimming in the emerald water. Then hike up to the top of the island to take the breathtaking panoramic view of the Bay.
  • 09:15 – 09:45: Relax and enjoy the marvellous sights from the top deck.
  • 09:45 – 10:15: Pack your luggage and check out of the cabin while cruising towards the harbor.
  • 10:15: You have lunch in the restaurant of the cruise.

In the afternoon

  • 12:00 – 12:30: Disembark the cruise
  • 12:30: You will be transferred back to Hanoi airport for the flight to Danang
  • On your arrival in Danang, you will be picked up by our guide and driver then transferred to your hotel in Hoi An for check in

Flight information: Vietnam Airlines VN193         18:15   19:35

Parameter: Danang airport – Hoi An: 30 km/Driving: 45 minutes

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Overnight in Hoi An

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DAY 8: HOI AN WALKING TOUR – TRA QUE VILLAGE: TO BE A FARMER

In the morning

  • At 08:30, after enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you start riding your bicycle to Tra Que village (private car will be used if you cannot ride a bike).
  • You firstly will be introduced about the history of the village, the cultivation of the vegetables as well as discovering about the use of vegetables in traditional Vietnamese medicine.
  • Then you will take a trip around the vegetable garden and will join the farmers in preparing the land and fertilizing it with seaweed from the local lake.
  • Continue doing activities such as raking, sowing, watering greens, picking greens and many more gardening activities before spending the rest of the morning working the land in the time honoured way.
  • After finishing all the activities, you will take a break and prepare lunch with a local family.
  • You will have lunch in a local house with many local delicacies including Tam Huu spring roll, Banh xeo or the local pancake of the people from the middle region.

In the afternoon

  • At around 15:00, riding back to Hoi An town and you will start discovering this World Heritage site.
  • You will be introduced with many delights of Hoi An. From expert dressmakers and tailors, who will craft a complete outfit for you in a couple of days, to a dawn photo trip along the river or from a fun visit to Hoi An Local Market then following small alleys to see the Chinese Assembly Hall, the famous Japanese Covered Bridge and Tan Ky Ancient House and the China Town in the other side of the canal, you’ll find yourself miss that one-of-a-kind port town in every single road of your ahead travel.
  • At around 17:00, the tour will come to an end and you have free time on your own later.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Overnight in Hoi An

Marble mountains

DAY 9: HOI AN – DA NANG CITY TOUR: CITY OF THE BEACH

In the morning

  • At 08:30 after breakfast time, you will be met again with our guide and driver then start driving to Danang but firstly make a stop at Marble Mountain.
  • Here you will move up to Thuy Son (‘Water’ Mountain) by elevator (climbing is available upon your request) and enjoy the panoramic view of the nearby countryside.
  • You also visit Huyen Khong cave before entering Tam Thai and Linh Ung pagodas where you will be rewarded by great city views and amazed by the main cave which houses a beautiful Cham Buddha sitting under a natural shaft of light.
  • Rest at the foot of the mountain, where you can visit Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village, where the local skillful sculptors create many marble products which are exported to many countries worldwide.
  • Continuing your way to Danang city center, you will pay a visit to the Cham Museum. This fine, small museum has the world’s largest collection of Cham artefacts, housed in buildings marrying French-colonial architecture with Cham elements.
  • After that, lunch will be served in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon

  • After lunch, you will continue your day trip by driving around Son Tra peninsula named as Monkey Mountain – the screen of Da Nang City.
  • Here you will visit Linh Ung Pagoda, where exists the highest Goddess of Mercy Statue of Viet Nam. The pagoda offers stunning views of Danang beach and Cham Islands in the distance.
  • Then you pay a visit to the French & Spanish Cemetery, to the memory of soldiers of a joint expedition led by French admiral Rigault de Genouillly in 1858.
  • Coming back to the city and you come to visit Han market, where you can see how the local people operate their market and experience their real daily life.
  • At around 17:00, the tour will come to an end and you will be tranferred back to your hotel in Hoi An.

Meals included: BreakfastLunch/__

Overnight in Hoi An

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DAY 10: HOI AN – DA NANG – HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR: THE DEPTHS OF THE CITY

In the morning

  • After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Danang airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh.
  • On your arrival at Ho Chi Minh airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our local guide then transferred to the city center. Then you will have lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon

  • After lunch, you will start the tour of dynamic City, you will visit The Reunification Palace, whose architecture is a blend of traditional ritual and modern architecture, typical of the 60s’.
  • Then, we will visit War Museum, one of the most interesting museums to learn about the Vietnam War.
  • The last destination is Ben Thanh Local market (if time allows), which is a bustling market in the daytime and a social center after sunset.

Flight information: Vietnam Airlines VN11710     10:15   11:45

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

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DAY 11: HO CHI MINH – MY THO: TASTE OF MEKONG RIVER

In the morning

At 08:00, you will be met up with our guide and driver at your hotel and leave the hustle Saigon heading to My Tho, the closet delta town to Ho Chi Minh city. It will be a 90-minute driving through the small villages in the western region.

  • You will start your delta trip with a visit to Vinh Trang Pagoda, the most beautiful and ancient pagodas in the Mekong Delta. 
  • Then take a boat trip on the great Mekong River (Tien River) to visit fish farms where fish are bred in wooden cages suspended under floating houses on the river and see 4 islets: Long (Dragon) islet, Lan (Unicorn) islet, Quy (Turtle) Islet and Phung (Phoenix) islet.
  • Proceed to Thoi Son Islet, visit farmers’ houses and gardens. Enjoy fruits and honey tea served by local people while listening to Tai Tu music – Traditional music of the Mekong people.  Discover small canals of Mekong delta by hand rowing boat.
  • Leaving Thoi Son, move by boat to visit Coconut – candy workshop and taste a hot coconut candy, Coconut handicrafts as a souvenir.
  • Then you can walk and enjoy riding a horse-drawn carriage on country lanes to see some activities of the local farmers.
  • You will have lunch in a local restaurant at noon time

In the afternoon

  • After lunch, you will get back to the mainland where your private car is waiting and go back to Ho Chi Minh city.
  • At around 17:00, you will reach your hotel in Ho Chi Minh and the tour will come to an end with your own free time afterwards.

Parameter: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho: 70 km/Driving: 1.5 hour

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

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DAY 12: HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNELS – SIEM REAP: REMAINS OF THE WAR

In the morning 

  • At 08:00, you will be met up with our guide then transferred to Cu Chi tunnels, famed for its 200-kilometre-long tunnels, an incredible underground network built by Vietcong during the Vietnam war.

In the afternoon

  • Our driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport for flight to Siem Reap.
  • Arrival Siem Reap Airport, our tour guide and driver will pick you up then transfer you to your hotel for check in.

Flight information: Vietnam Airlines VN81515     19:25   20:35

 Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Overnight in Siem Reap

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DAY 13: TEMPLE OF ANGKOR: TREASURE OF ASIA

In the morning

  • At 08:30, our tour guide and driver pick you up at your hotel and start to explore Angkor and visit the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple.
  • Your next destination is the fortified city of Angkor Thom. Start at the Southern Gate, flanked by a row of 54 stone figures on each side, followed by the Bayon and its beautifully crafted central towers. From here you visit Baphoun, Phimeanakas and the Elephant Terrace, used as a giant viewing stand for public ceremonies and the Terrace of the Leper King.

In the afternoon

  • You continue to see Ta Prohm, undoubtedly the most atmospheric ruin at Angkor. Unlike the other monuments of Angkor, it has been left to be swallowed by the jungle.
  • Enjoy the sunset before transferring to your hotel

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Overnight in Siem Reap 

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Day 14: SIEM REAP TOUR: THE MAJESTY OF TEMPLES

In the morning

  • At 08:00: After an early breakfast, you will continue onto Main Shrine, where the local people usually worship, with its statue of Yeay Teap, Preah Ang Chek and Preah Ang Chorm.
  • Buying jasmine and lotus flowers to worship is very important for the Cambodians. We continue to one of the city’s lively open markets, Psar Chars, also called the “Old Market”, where anything and everything is for sale!
  • Then continue to Wat Bo, a large, highly respected pagoda, founded in the 18th Century. Like the Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh, the vihear of Wat Bo contains unique wall paintings of the Reamker that are said to be late 19th Century. Look for the daily-life market scenes such as an opium smoking Chinese merchant, the colonial era French officer at the market and the French soldiers attending a traditional dance performance.
  • Also of interest is the large collection of Buddha statues located behind the main Buddha.

In the afternoon

  • The next destination is the biggest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, Tonlé Sap, where you will have the opportunity to learn about life on the river.
  • You will take a local boat and visit charming village of Chong Khneas located 10 kilometers south of Siem Reap.
  • You will have a chance to take part in the trip in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the “Great Lake” of Cambodia, one of the largest in Asia.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Overnight in Siem Reap

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DAY 15: SIEM REAP DEPARTURE

Depending on your flight time, our driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your departure flight.

Meals included: Breakfast/__/__

Today useful note(s):

Check all your luggage and belongings before checking out and make sure you miss nothing.

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What's Included & Excluded

Included:

  • The accommodation in twin/double basis with breakfast (central location, highly recommended on Trip Advisor)
  • Experienced English speaking local guide
  • All entrance fee and sightseeing tickets as listed
  • Delicious meals with local food and tastes as listed (others are upon your request)
  • Air-conditioned transfer during the whole tour
  • Complimentary 1 bottle of water each day
  • Service charges and government tax
  • 2 international flights:
    – Luang Prabang – Hanoi
    – Ho Chi Minh – Siem Reap
  • 2 domestic flights:
    – Hanoi – Hue
    – Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh

Excluded:

  • Meals, Beverages which are not specified in the program
  • Any unclarified flight tickets
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any gratuities and tips to driver and tour guide ($3-5/person/day for both guide and driver)
  • Bank fee
  • Any surcharge for holiday

Notes:

  • All services are ensured to be available at this checking time only
  • Activities are subject to change without priority notice due to the weather condition
  • tated timetable for meals/activities will not strictly fixed, be flexible due to the real situation.
  • Different cruises in Halong bay follow different itineraries and the program in this proposal is conducted by Lafairy Sails

Price is different in different period of time so please contact us for the best price for your travel time

Children Policy:

AGE RANGE ROOM SHARING BED REQUEST CHARGE
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Existing bed FOC
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Extra bed 50% tour price
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Existing bed 50% tour price
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Extra bed 75 % tour price
Kid =< 12 years old 1 adult Existing bed 95% tour price
Kid >= 12 years old Any Existing bed 100% tour price
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*S.R.S: Single Room Supplement. If you want to have your own room, you will pay extra amount for this.
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