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Vietnam, Angkor Wat and Thailand (15 Days)

Witness the dramatic history of a storied region reinventing itself. Long before the war in Vietnam, this country regaled in proud and ancient traditions. Take in the country’s contemporary lifestyle and explore its historic lineage. Cruise amidst the staggering seascapes of Ha Long Bay and explore its culinary creations. Then head to Cambodia to wander among Angkor’s astonishing and enduring temples and terraces, signs of an advanced civilization almost lost to the jungle around it. Finally, journey to Bangkok, a city that blends ancient culture with cosmopolitan living.

Your Edventure includes:
  • Round-trip airfare from SFO or LAX (price varies depending on additional gateway choices)
  • 14 nights in hand-picked hotels
  • 1 night aboard a cruise ship
  • Breakfast daily
  • 4 lunches
  • 9 three-course dinners, including wine or beer
  • Full-time tour coordinator
  • Multilingual tour guide
  • Private deluxe motor coach
  • Transportation (planes, trains, boats, etc.) while on tour
  • Selected admission with priority entry

Floating Market on Mekong River

Cu Chi Tunnels

Thu Bon River in Hoi An

Ha Long Bay Cruising

Apsara Dance of Cambodia

Bangkok

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Price: $5,443.00 (2019) based on double occupancy, plus optional $394.00 premium trip protection*

Next departure dates:

January 2021 (VITH0121)
January 2022 (VITH0122)
November 2022 (VITH1122)

Contact us for exact departure dates

Edventure Highlights Include:


~  Welcome Dinner


~ Guided Tour of Ho Chi Minh City, including the War Remnants Museum, City Hall, Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Reunification Palace and the General Post Office, followed by a stroll along Lê Công Kiêu, a street known for its treasure trove of antiques


~ The Mekong Delta town of Cái Bè, known for its large floating market where locally grown produce hangs from bamboo poles over the market’s boats, to board a motorized sampan for a winding tour of the upper tributaries of the river, passing numerous fruit plantations, with a stop for an included lunch in the shade of a local farmer’s home (please note that travel time by road to the Mekong Delta is approximately three hours each way)


~ The Cù Chi Tunnels to visit the vast underground network built as a defense against the French and expanded during the Vietnam War, as the North Vietnamese waged guerrilla warfare against the South; see secret trapdoors, underground kitchens, living areas and meeting rooms, and the more adventurous may explore the deeper-level tunnels (those preferring to remain above ground will have ample opportunity to view excavated areas, and some tunnels are easily accessed by stairs)


~ Hoi An, including a cruise on the Thu Bôn River, a highlight of central Vietnam, with a local guide, authentic Vietnamese cuisine in a cooking class after selecting the freshest ingredients from the local market, and visiting Hôi An’s landmarks, such as its Japanese covered bridge and Old Town


The Hài Vân Pass to Huê for a guided tour of this former capital, including a cruise down the Perfume River, so named from the heavily-scented flowers that fall into the river each autumn, the Thiên Mu Pagoda, Vietnam’s tallest religious building, and  the walled fortress and palace known as the Imperial City


~ The tombs of the Nguyen dynasty emperors Tu Dúc, with its traditional architecture, paved walkways, resting pavilions overlooking tranquil lotus ponds and a small forest for hunting, and Khài Dinh, who is remembered as the “Puppet Emperor” , with colonial flair and a glass mosaic frieze that dominates his tomb


~ Hanoi, for a guided tour of Ba Dinh Square, where Hô Chi Minh read the Proclamation of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and the Governor’s Residence


~ Hanoi's lotus-like One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature, a walled complex dedicated to Confucius, and Hoàn Kiém Lake, a focal point for Hanoi public life


~ A home-hosted dinner at Ms. Nga's house in Hanoi, to listen to her stories of everyday life and enjoy the opportunity to tour her home, before dining on regional specialties like Vietnamese vegetable soup, spring rolls, fried fish or chicken, sautéed vegetables and papaya salad, tea and peanut candy


~ A luxurious overnight cruise on Ha Long Bay, passing by 3,000 limestone towers, cliffs, and arches, as well as local fishing villages


~ Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom, Southeast Asia’s most iconic sites beginning with the sunrise over one of the largest religious monuments in the world, followed by a tour of Angkor Thom, the ruined capital of the Khmer Empire, and the Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King


~ A cruise past the floating villages of Tonlé Sap lake,the ruins of the Preah Khan temple, and  Ta Prohm, a temple largely reclaimed by the jungle, known as the setting of the “Tomb Raider” movie


~ A traditional Apsara dance performance during an included dinner


~ Bangkok for a sightseeing tour with a local guide, including  the city’s vast array of Buddha statues at the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Po) and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), and the sprawling Grand Palace complex, built in 1782 for the king of Siam

Tour Activity Estimates
 Average Daily Walking: 3.5 Hours
Average Activity Level: Easy to Moderate (mostly even terrain, including paved roads, with some hills and stairs)

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