b"Hanoi 21Ha ASIA1 LongYOUR ITINERARY 1 BayDa NangDays 1-3 - London and Hanoi2 Hoi AnWe fly from London Heathrow via Bangkok to Hanoi, Vietnams capital.Siem Reap 2 CAMBODIAArriving onDay 2, we transfer to our hotel before visiting Ngoc Son temple followed by a cyclo ride through the Old Quarter. On Day 3, wePhnom Penh 1explore the area around the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, an imposingHo Chi Minh City 21structure where Vietnams revolutionary leader is interred. We continue to the One-Pillar Pagoda, where Ho Chi Minh once lived, as well as theRail Ship Coach FlyQuan Thanh Temple, an 11th-century Taoist structure. This afternoon,Nights in hotel Nights on ship Nights on trainwe visit Ha Noi Old Quarter to experience the scents and sights ofTOUR HIGHLIGHTSVietnams street food, as our guide introduces us to local specialities. Days 4-6 - Halong Bay and Da NangTake a stunning cruise through This morning, we head to Halong Bay for our overnight cruise. This areaHalong Bay on a traditional junk. of outstanding natural beauty is a UNESCO World Heritage site thanks toExplore the cities of Hanoi, Hoi its turquoise waters and unusual rock formations. We enjoy a seafoodAn, and Ho Chi Minh City.lunch before sailing through the spectacular waters. Later, we admire the sun setting over the bay, with the chance to enjoy happy hour orVisit the Angkor Wat and Angkor attend a cooking demonstration. OnDay 5, we start the day with a TaiThom temple complexes.Chi class on the deck before taking in breathtaking views as we sail toExperience a journey on the our mooring point. After disembarking, we transfer to Hanoi, stopping atReunification Express.Dai Viet Craft Centre for an insight into local craft-making. This evening, we visit a Water Puppet Theatre, where we enjoy a performance of thisWHAT'S INCLUDEDamusing art form. We join the overnight Reunification rail service to Da Nang tonight, and settle down as the train whisks us through Vietnams rural landscapes. After breakfast on Day 6, our journey ends and we joinUK Tour Manager throughouta coach to Hoi An, a port city filled with canals and known for its AncientFlights from London Heathrow Town. The rest of your day is free to begin exploring. to Hanoi, via Bangkok, and from Days 7-9 - Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City Siem Reap to London Heathrow, This morning we explore the colourful Old Quarter, seeing Tan Ky oldvia Bangkokhouse, the Fukien Assembly Hall, and the Japanese covered bridge. AfterAll rail and coach transfersour tour, we visit the Precious Heritage Museum and Art Gallery in HoiLuggage transfers on some An. The rest of your afternoon is free. We transfer to Da Nang airport onsections of the tourDay 8 for our flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Once a small fishing village,Ho Chi Minh City is now Vietnams largest city, with a blend of modern9 nights 3, 4 and 5 Star hotel skyscrapers and ancient temples. This afternoon, we explore the cityaccommodationfamously known as Saigon, seeing Reunification Palace, the General Post Office and City Hall. We continue to the War Remnants Museum, home1 night aboard a luxury junk to exhibits from the Vietnam War and first Indochina War. OnDay 9, we1 night aboard the overnight visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. This fascinating complex of tunnels are part ofsleeper traina network that stretches across much of the country, and were originally built as protection from air raids in the 1940s. This afternoon, you have16 meals including 12 breakfasts, free time to enjoy Ho Chi Minh City. 1 lunch and 3 dinnersDays 10-14 - Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and LondonAll tour excursionsAfter breakfast, we transfer by coach to Phnom Penh.We explore the2021 DEPARTURESCambodian capital onDay 11, visiting the Royal Palace, a gorgeous building that serves as the home of the current King of Cambodia. We also visit the Silver Pagoda and the National Museum, before continuingSep 17 2,295 Nov 5, 19 2,295to the Central Market where you can sample local delicacies. ThisOct 8 2,495afternoon, we transfer to Siem Reap, a vibrant city at the gateway to the2022 DEPARTURESAngkor region, home to the remains of several former Khmer capitals. On Day 12, we visit Angkor Thom, the last and longest-serving capital. We explore the beautiful abandoned city, seeing the remains of theJan 28 2,395 Sep 16 2,295South Gate, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas Hindu Temple, ElephantsFeb 11, 18 2,495 Oct 14 2,495Terrace, and the Terrace of the Leper King. We continue to Angkor Wat,Mar 18 2,395 Nov 4 2,295the most celebrated of the Khmer capitals. We have time here to admireTour Code: VIS| per person based on 2 complex, where pinecone-shaped towers peak through the surroundingsharing. Deposit from 400 per person. thick rainforests that are steadily reclaiming the ancient structures. WeSupplement for solo travellers from 495. Please bid farewell to Cambodia on the evening of Day 13, flying to Londonnote the itinerary for 2021 departures may differ, please call for more details. For the latest Heathrow via Bangkok and arriving onDay 14. guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-adviceCall us on 01904 521990 or visit GreatRail.com for more details 99"