b"THIEN MU PAGODA GRAND TOUR OF VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA|YOUR ITINERARY UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCESASIA Days 1-2 - London and Hanoi Days 13-14 - Into Cambodia and Phnom Penh Discover iconic Halong Bay on a We board our overnight flight to Hanoi, Vietnams bustling capital. WeThis morning, we visit Cai Rang, an impressive floating market. Wescenic overnight cruise. arrive on Day 2 and check into our hotel. This afternoon, we head out ontransfer to Cao Lanh for a boat journey through the Mekong DeltaExplore Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, a city tour. We visit the Temple of Literature, a temple built in 1070 thatsinto Cambodia. We arrive in Phnom Penh, the countrys vibrantand Phnom Penh. home to Vietnams first national university. We continue with a cyclo ridecapital. We get to know Phnom Penh on a guided tour on Day 14. We through Hanoi, taking us through the bustling streets of the Old Quarter,see Grand Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, two sites that occupy anTake an overnight journey on the where the architecture dates back to the 13th century. impressive riverside location. We continue to the Central Market, aReunification Express. Cambodian market on a huge scale, found in a landmark Art DecoVisit the Angkor region and Days 3-4 - Halong Baybuilding. We also visit the poignant Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. admire Cambodias temples. We continue exploring Hanoi, seeing the Mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square. Next, we transfer to the iconic Halong Bay, an area ofDays 15-18 - Siem Reap and London Explore the Mekong Delta. outstanding natural beauty. We board our luxury junk for an overnightWe journey to Siem Reap, pausing at the Skuon Market beforeLearn the rich history of the cruise. We pause at Trinh Nu Cave, one of the finest caves in Halonglunch at a local restaurant. We check into our hotel for two nightsVietnam War at Cu Chi Tunnels.HOI AN Bay. Theres time to take a swim, sunbathe or even kayak on the cavesin Siem Reap. We visit the world-famous Angkor Wat temple city on private beach. We soak up the scenery of Halong Bays largest cave onDay 16. Built over 800 years ago for the god Vishnu, the city wouldVisit a water puppet theatre Day 4, Sung Sot Cave, translated as Surprise Cave. We continue with aoriginally have been an extravagant display of golden roofs andand enjoy a performance.visit to Dai Viet Craft Centre. We visit a Water Puppet Theatre where wewhite buildings. Now, it seems to have been reclaimed by nature to enjoy a performance before we board the sleeper service to Hue.a stunning effect. We continue by tuk-tuk to Angkor Thom, the lastWHAT'S INCLUDEDcapital of the Khmer Empire. We explore more stunning temples, Days 5-6 - Hue and Hoi An including Ta Prohm, covered in a web of tree roots. Later, we enjoyUK Tour Manager throughoutOur train arrives in Hue and we check into our hotel. We head out intodinner at a local restaurant, accompanied by a traditional dance the city in the afternoon for a visit to the Imperial Citadel. The royalshow. On Day 17, we have time to explore Siem Reaps markets inFlights from London Heathrow complex is one of Vietnams seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, andthe morning, before lunch at a local restaurant. Later, we board ourto Hanoi via Hong Kong and from we discover more about it on a guided tour. On Day 6, we visit the livelyovernight flight to London, arriving on Day 18. Siem Reap to London Heathrow Dong Ba market before we travel to Da Nang, journeying along onevia Hong Kong of the most beautiful stretches of railway in Vietnam. We explore the Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang, home to the largest amount ofVICTORIA CAN THOAll rail and coach transfersCham sculpture in the world. We see the stunning Marble MountainsRESORT & ROYAL HOI ANLuggage transfers on some before transferring to our hotel in Hoi An. MGALLERYsections of the tourNHA TRANG Days 7-8 - Exploring Hoi An and Nha Trang 13 nights 4 and 5-Star hotel We discover riverside Hoi An, seeing the colourful Old Town on a guidedIn Can Tho, relax in luxury at theaccommodation tour. We visit the Tan Ky Old House and the 400-year-old Japanese4-Star Victoria Can Tho Resort.1 night aboard a luxury junk covered bridge. We have time in the local market before we visit theThis exclusive hotel is set in exotic Precious Heritage Art Gallery Museum, admiring French photographergardens and surrounded by the1 night aboard the overnight Rhahns collection. After lunch, we enjoy a lantern-making workshopfamous Mekong Delta. sleeper trainwhere we learn how to create traditional paper lanterns. Leaving Hoi34 meals including 16 breakfasts, An on Day 8, we transfer to Da Nang for the train to Nha Trang, passingSet in a grand building, the11 lunches and 7 dinnersterraced rice paddies as we travel. We arrive in Nha Trang and check into5-Star Royal Hoi An Mgallery our hotel on the beachfront, overlooking the turquoise waters of the bay. encapsulates the historic charmsAll tour excursionsof Hoi An. With views across the Day 9 - Ho Chi Minh City and the Cu Chi Tunnels emerald waters of the Thu Bon We journey by rail to Ho Chi Minh City. The city was known as SaigonRiver, this hotel blends heritage under French colonial rule and the French heavily influenced the design,with modern luxury. THE HOTEL SPA 2022 TOUR DATESwith wide boulevards and grand colonial buildings found across the central districts. We check into our hotel for two nights. We travel to theSep 6 2,995 Nov 1, 8 3,395ROYAL PALACE, PHNOM PENH Cu Chi Tunnels on Day 10 - a vast underground complex used during theHanoi 1 1 Oct 11, 18 3,395 Dec 6 3,295war against the US. We take a tour of the tunnels before lunch at a localHalong Bayrestaurant. This afternoon, we enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City, taking in the Central Post Office and Reunification Palace. We also1 2023 TOUR DATESsee the Opera House and lively Dong Khoi Street. 1Hue 1 Da Nang Jan 31 3,395 Sep 5 2,995Days 11-12 - The Mekong Delta and Can Tho 2 Hoi An Feb 14 3,495 Oct 17 3,395We travel by coach to the Mekong Delta, a wonder of nature where theMar 7 3,395 Nov 7 3,395enormous Mekong River splits into branches. We travel by boat for a21 3,295 Dec 5 3,295glimpse into life here. We stop at the floating market of Cai Be, whereSiem Reap 2 CAMBODIA Apr 11 3,195vendors are found nestled amongst rice paddies, before crossing a lowerNha Trang 1 Tour Code: VMG| per person based on 2 branch of the Mekong River. We disembark and continue to Can Tho,Phnom Penh 2 sharing. Deposit from 550 per person. where we stay for two nights on the banks of the Hau River. Enjoy a free2 Ho Chi Minh City Supplement for solo travellers from 1,145. day on Day 12. You could relax in the comfort of our hotel, or head intoCan Tho 2 Cai Be Please note the itinerary for 2022 departures Can Tho to explore under your own steam. Nights in hotel Nights on train Nights on ship Rail Coach Ship may differ, please call for more details. For the latest guidance on entry requirements, please visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice104 ASIA Call us on 01904 527194 or visitfor moGreatRail.comre informatio for mon. re details 105Visit your local travel agent"