Explore fascinating, historic UNESCO sites across Indochina, taking in the best these countries have to offer along the way. From the peaceful UNESCO town of Luang Prabang, glittering with golden temples, to World Heritage listed Halong Bay, the ancient UNESCO monuments of Hue, the picturesque UNESCO fishing village of Hoi An, and UNESCO temples of Angkor, this is a historic tour that is both relaxing and educational. Let Alan Tour assist you
Day 1: Luang Prabang
Transfer from airport to your hotel.
Day 2: Luang Prabang (UNESCO Center)
View morning Alms Ritual at a golden temple then embark on a day tour including the Wat Sieng Thong (the Golden Monastery) and Wat Visumalat. Take a trip to Pac Ou caves, filled with thousands of Buddha images. On the way visit Ban Xang Hai to learn about the traditional process of making local sticky rice alcohol (called Lao Lao). Enjoy a picnic lunch before returning to Luang Prabang.
Day 3: Luang Prabang – Hanoi
Day trip visiting the local market, Royal Palace and Wat Mai. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi
Embark on a city tour of this charming capital, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temple of Literature and Army Museum.
Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay
Drive to UNESCO World Heritage listed Halong Bay and board a traditional junk for an overnight cruise in crystalline emerald waters. Feast on sumptuous fresh, local seafood, swim, explore limestone caves and kayak in secluded lagoons.
Day 6 : Halong Bay – Hue
Spend the morning cruising through Halong Bay and transfer back to Hanoi after lunch for your onward flight to Hue.
Day 7: Hue
Begin a city tour of UNESCO monuments including the Imperial Citadel and Imperial Tombs of the Emperors. Relax on a boat trip on the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda.
Day 8: Hue – Hoi An (Unesco Center)
Drive along the beautiful coastal road to Hoi An via Hai Van Pass, Danang and China Beach to the UNESCO Town of Hoi An, visiting the Cham Museum along the way.
Day 9: Hoi An
The day is free at your leisure.
Day 10: Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City
Arrive in HCMC and enjoy a half day city tour including the War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, the Old Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral.
Day 11: Cu Chi Tunnels
Morning tour to Cu Chi tunnels.
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City – Siem Reap
Fly to Siem Reap and set off on an afternoon tour starting at Angkor Thom.
Day 13: Siem Reap – UNESCO Angkor Temples
Early morning start to watch the sunrise over Angkor Wat. After breakfast start exploring the mysterious Royal city Angkor Thom. Further on visit the surroundings of the complex including the Baphou, Elephant Terraces, Lepper King Terrace and Royal Place area. End the day at Phnom Bakheng, the first major temple to be constructed in the Angkor area. Watch the sunset from the 2nd tier, offering a panoramic view of Angkor Wat and West Baray.
Day 14: Siem Reap
After breakfast, continue your exploration with a visit to the Roulous group of temples. Afternoon free at leisure.
Day 15: Siem Reap
Depart for your connecting flight.