China Tours

Discover Vietnam-Laos-Cambodia

23 days/21 nights accommodated

Business class upgrade on International Flights $3,200 per person
Why not complete your holiday with a cruise from Singapore??

Cost per person
Tour Depart New Zealand Return 2 per room Single
932 October 23, 2010 14 November $9,900 $10,500

Day 1. Saturday NEW ZEALAND - SINGAPORE
Fly from Auckland or Christchurch direct to Singapore and transfer to our first class hotel. You are welcome to fly to Singapore earlier if you wish

Day 2. Sunday SINGAPORE - HO CHI MINH CITY (BD)
Fly to Ho Chi Minh City where we will be met by our local guide and transferred to the New World or Majestic hotel with a short orientation tour en route.

Day 3. Monday HO CHI MINH CITY (BLD)
Morning tour of Ho Chi Minh City including Reunification Hall, Historical Museum, Vinh Ngiem Pagoda, Notre Dam Cathedral,Thien hau temple etc. This afternoon visit the Cuu Chi underground tunnels.

Day 4. Tuesday HO CHI MINH CITY (B)
Today is free to explore at your leisure.

Day 5. Wednesday HO CHI MINH CITY - DALAT (BLD)
Drive to the cool mountain resort of Dalat with lunch en route. Visit Dambri Waterfall and tour Dalat with its charming French influence. Accommodation at Sofitel Palace Hotel.

Day 6. Thursday DALAT - NHA TRANG (BLD)
Drive to the beach resort of Nha Trang with a visit to the Poklong Giarai Cham Tower and Dam Market. Accommodation at Vinpearl or Annamandara Hotels.

Day 7. Friday NHA TRANG - DA NANG - HOI AN (BLD)
Morning flight to Da Nang. Sightseeing includes the Cham Museum, Marble Mountains, and China Beach before visiting the fascinating ancient Heritage town of Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An at Golden Sand or Victoria Hotels.

Day 8. Saturday HOI AN - HUE (BLD)
Drive to Hue with a stopover at the top of Hoi An Pass and visit to Lang Co beach. Hue was the Imperial capital of the ancient Cham Civilisation and this afternoon visit the Imperial Citadel and museum of Royal relics. Accommodation at La Residence Hotel.

Day 9. Sunday HUE (BLD)
Enjoy a boat ride on the perfume river and visit the Thien Mu Pagoda, the tombs of the Kings Minh Mang and Khai Dinh the markets and shopping area. Free time to explore on your own.

Day 10. Monday HUE - HANOI - HA LONG BAY (BLD)
Fly to Hanoi this morning and drive to beautiful Ha Long Bay with a stop in Haiphong City en route. Accommodation at Saigon Ha Long or Ha Long Plaza Hotels

Day 11. Tuesday HA LONG BAY (BLD)
A highlight of your tour will be our morning cruise on beautiful Ha Long Bay with some 300 beautiful islets. Free afternoon to explore at your leisure. We stay tonight at the Tuan Chau resort on an island in the Bay.

Day 12. Wednesday HA LONG BAY - HANOI (BLD)
Cruise back to the mainland and drive back Hanoi today

Day 13. Thursday HANOI (BLD)
Full day sightseeing includes Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Fine Arts Museum, Quan Tanh Temple, West Lake, and district of 36 ancient streets. This evening enjoy a water puppet show.

Day 14. Friday HANOI (B)
The day is free to explore at your leisure. Lunch and dinner are not included to give you a choice.

Day 15. Saturday HANOI - VIENTIANE - LUANG PRABANG (BLD)
Transfer to the airport and fly to Vientiane and transfer on to Luang Prabang, ancient capital of Laos, and one of the best preserved traditional cities in Asia.This afternoon tour the city including Vat Visoun, markets, and hilltop.

Day 16. Sunday LUANG PRABANG (BLD)
Visit Vat Xieng Thong, the most beautiful temple before cruising up the Mekong River to visit the famous cave at Pak Ou with a stopover at a rice wine distillery en route. Picnic lunch beside the river and cruise back to Luang Prabang before visiting Ban Phanom weaving village.

Day 17. Monday LUANG PRABANG - VIENTIANE (BLD)
Visit the National Museum (former Royal Palace), central market, and a silversmiths shop and fly to Vientiane, capital of Laos. Afternoon sightseeing tour of the city. Accommodation at Lao Hotel Plaza or similar.

Day 18 Tuesday VIENTIANE - SIEM REAP (BLD)
Fly to Siem Reap this afternoon and transfer to accommodation at Angkor Century Hotel or similar.

Day 19 Wednesday SIEM REAP (BLD)
Explore the ruins of the ancient capital of Angkor Thom and of Angkor Wat and marvel at the splendour of past civilisations.

Day 20 Thursday SIEM REAP (BLD)
Today we explore the countryside including the local villages, and take a cruise on the lake to a floating village.

Day 21. Friday SIEM REAP - PHNOM PENH (BLD)
Fly to Phnom Penh this morning. and Visit the National Museum, Silver Pagoda, and Royal PalaceYuoi Sleng prison camp of the Khmer Rouge and Tuoi Tom Pong market

Day 22. Saturday PHNOM PENH DEPART (B)
Fly to Singapore to connect to your flight to Auckland or Wellington. You are welcome to stayover in Singapore if you wish.Why not enjoy a cruise to complete your holiday?

Day 23. Sunday ARRIVE NEW ZEALAND
Arrive Auckland or Christchurch this morning

Tour cost includes:-
** Round trip economy class air fares and prepaid taxes
** First class accommodation throughout with most meals included as per itinerary
** Comprehensive sightseeing with english speaking guides including admissions.
** Visa fees for Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia
** Services of tour escort subject to a minimum of 10 travelling.