b'THIEN MU PAGODA GRAND TOUR OF VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA|YOUR ITINERARY Days 1-4 - London, Hanoi and Halong BayWe fly from London Heathrow via Hong Kong to Hanoi, Vietnams capital, arriving on Day 2.This afternoon, we visit the Temple of Literature, a temple built in 1070, home to Vietnams first national university. We continue with a cyclo ride through the Old Quarter.On Day 3 we see the Mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square, where the body of Ho Chi Minh, the famous Vietnamese revolutionary, is interred.We transfer to Halong Bay. An extraordinary collection of limestone karst rock formations and islands dotted amongst emerald waters, this is an area of outstanding beauty. We board our luxury junk for an overnight cruise, travelling through the scenic bay and pausing at the mysterious Teen Ong Cave. We soak up the scenery of one of the bays limestone grottos on Day 4 before continuing to Cua Van floating village, filled with floating homes HOI AN and fishing boats.We return to shore and pause at Dong Trieu Pottery Village, famous for its ceramics. This evening, we visit a Water Puppet Theatre, where we enjoy a performance of this Vietnamese art form. Tonight, we board the Reunification Express for an overnight journey to Hue. The journey winds through beautiful areas, including the Hai Van Pass by the South China Sea, and traditional Vietnamese rice fields.Days 5-7 - Hue and Hoi AnArriving in Hue this morning, we cruise along the Perfume River to the seven-storied Thien Mu Pagoda, an elaborate Buddhist temple. Our explorations end at the Imperial Citadel, a historic royal complex. After a visit to Dong Ba market on Day 6, the oldest of its kind in Hue, we travel by train to Da Nang. We visit the Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang, home to many fascinating artefacts made by indigenous Cham people. We see the Marble Mountains, a cluster of limestone and marble hills, before transferring to our hotel in Hoi An. The riverside town of Hoi An is famed for its history as a merchant trading post, and we discover it on NHA TRANG a guided tour on Day 7. We visit the Tan Ky Old House and the 400-year-old Japanese covered bridge. We have time in the local market before we visit the Precious Heritage Art Gallery Museum. After lunch, we venture to a paper lantern-making workshop. Lanterns became popular in the city in the 16th century when they were introduced by Japanese settlers, and the citys Old Quarter lights up with colourful lanterns each evening.Days 8-10 - Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh Cityand the Cu Chi TunnelsWe transfer to Da Nang for the train to Nha Trang, where we check into our beachfront hotel. On Day 9, we journey by rail to Ho Chi Minh City. Modern, yet with a rich cultural history, the city was known as Saigon under French rule - a name many locals still use. The French heavily influenced the design, and wide boulevards and grand historic buildings can be seen across the central districts.We stay here for two nights. We travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels on Day 10 - an underground complex utilised during the war against the US. We tour the tunnels ROYAL PALACE, PHNOM PENH before lunch at a local restaurant. This afternoon, we enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City, taking in the beautiful Central Post Office and Reunification Palace at Reunification Square. We see the Opera House, as well as Dong Khoi Street, a lively street known as the hub of the city.Days 11-14 - The Mekong Delta, Cambodia and Phnom PenhWe transfer to the stunning Mekong Delta, a wonder of nature where the Mekong River splits into branches, creating a vast maze of rivers dotted with islands.We travel by boat to get a glimpse of the communities that live amongst these tropical surroundings. We stop at the floating market of Cai Be before we disembark and continue to Can Tho, where we stay for two nights.On Day 12 you have a free day to relax. On Day 13, we visit Cai Rang, one of the worlds largest floating markets. After time to peruse, we transfer to Cao Lanh for a boat journey through the Mekong Delta into Cambodia.We arrive in Phnom Penh, the countrys vibrant 102 ASIA'