Vietnam - Thailand & Myanmar Holiday - 16 Days

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Start your Vietnam - Thailand & Myanmar Holiday (16 Days) with a visit to Vietnam's largest city - Ho Chi Minh City, passing Mekong Delta region to experience its famous floating market then fly to Hoian Ancient Town in Central Vietnam. Next stop is exciting and dynamic Bangkok, Thailand's capital. Discover Bagan Ancient Temples, relax in Inle Lake then finish your holiday in Myanmar with a stay in Yangon...

Vietnam - Thailand & Myanmar Holiday - 16 Days - Vietnam Tours

Start city: Hanoi (Vietnam)

Finish city: Yangon (Myanmar)

Duration: 16 Days & 15 Nights

Departure: Private Tour. Daily, upon your request.

Cities to visit: Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be - Can Tho - Danang - Hoian - Bangkok - Mandalay - Bagan - Inle Lake

- Extendable with optional tours from Hanoi (Vietnam) and from Yangon (Myanmar)

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Tour Highlights
  • Floating markets of Cai Rang in Can Tho & Damnoen in Bangkok
  • Walking tour in Hoian Ancient Town
  • Ancient temples in Bagan, Myanmar’s archaeological wonderland
  • 5 Day Market in Inle Lake
  • The 2500 years old Shwedagon Pagoda, the most sacred and impressive Buddhist site for the people of the Union of Myanmar.

  • BRIEF & PRICE
  • ITINERARY
  • TOUR MAP
  • FAQs

BRIEF & PRICE

PRIVATE TOUR COST: Prices are quoted in US dollars per person double occupancy.
Group Size
2 persons
4 persons
6 persons
> 8 persons
Landtour
1,680
1,333
1,195
Flights
840
840
840
Total
2,520
2,173
2,035

ITINERARY


Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival.
Welcome to Vietnam’s financial hub: Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City). Arrive in the late morning and enjoy an orientation tour through Saigon’s bustling streets en route to the hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to recover from jet lag and explore the city on your own.
Meals: N/A.
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour.
Enjoy a full day to tour Saigon’s diverse attractions. Start with a visit to Saigon’s China Town, Binh Tay Market (Great Market) & Thien Hau Pagoda. Stop to visit the Fine Art Museum located in a beautiful colonial house combining French and Chinese styles; it presents a large collection of fine artworks from paintings to historical objects. Browse through the amazing array of goods at Ben Thanh Market. Stop for lunch then continue on the city tour with a visit to the War Remnants Museum. Learn about Vietnam’s recent history at the Reunification Palace followed by the nearby neo-Romanesque Notre Dame Cathedral and the City's Centre Post Office before passing by the ornate Opera Theatre and the City Hall.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 3: HCMC - Mekong Delta (Cai Be) - Can Tho.
Today you leave Saigon and travel to the Mekong River Delta. Enjoy an early breakfast at the hotel before driving to the riverside town, Cai Be. Along the way, stop at a candy factory and orchard garden, where you have an opportunity to listen to traditional music. Enjoy a relaxing lunch at a riverside restaurant, then cross the river by motorized boat to visit some fluvial islands and explore the countryside by bicycle. Your driver will meet you at Vinh Long pier and take you to Can Tho City for the night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho.

Day 4: Can Tho - Fly to Danang - Hoian.
Wake early and leave the hotel to visit the famous Cai Rang floating market by motor boat. Continue the boat ride to visit the Mekong Delta’s famous orchards and sample the fresh, exotic fruit. Then venture deeper into the country side, passing traditional houses made of wood and palm leaves as you observe the activities of the local people in the early morning. Return to Can Tho for breakfast and then drive to the airport for your flight to Danang. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel in Hoian for check-in. Rest of the day, free at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 5: Hoian Walking Tour.
Immerse yourself in the tranquility and charm of this sleepy riverside town. From the 16th to 18th centuries Hoian was a thriving international port frequented by Chinese, Dutch, French, Japanese, Portuguese and Arab traders, who came to trade in the high quality silk still produced in the region. Today, Hoian is a relaxing resort popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, skilled tailors and numerous cafes. Take a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the ancient town centre, visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, the Chinese Assembly Hall, the 200-year old Tan Ky ancestral house and the famous Japanese Bridge. Back to your hotel and you are free at your leisure.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 6: Hoian - Free at leisure.
Today you are at leisure on beach or go shopping on your own interest.
Perhaps you choose and take part in one of the following optional activities:
• Enjoy eco-tour.
• Or cooking class
• Or learn how to make lanterns.
• Or enjoy a bicycle tour to Tra Que Village.
• Or My Son Holy Land.
(Please feel free to contact our travel consultants to get the each tour variation description and their advice on quotation for your best choice)
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoian.

Day 7: Hoian - Danang - Fly to Bangkok.
Have breakfast at your hotel and then drive to the airport for your flight to Bangkok - Thailand’s bustling capital. Your guide and driver will meet you outside the baggage claim of the airport and take you to your hotel in the city center. In the evening, enjoy the dinner on the cruise along Chao Phraya River.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner.    
Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok.

Day 8: Bangkok - Floating Market - City Tour.
After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave Bangkok for Damnoen floating market which is about 110km West of Bangkok. On the way you will visit farmhouse and watch local people making sugar from coconut. Once you arrive in Damnoen floating market you will be impressed by various boats with different shapes and sizes used by local to carry their goods. You will get on a sampan boat to go around this colorful floating market to see how people here living, selling and buying goods. In the afternoon, you will start the half day tour in Bangkok. Your first visit is The Grand Palace, which is the official Palace of The King Of Siam since 1782 made up of numerous buildings, halls, pavilions set around open lawns, gardens and courtyards. It is located on the bank of The Chao Phraya River. Inside the Grand Palace complex is Wat Phra Kaeo or Temple of the Emerald Buddha – the most beautiful and sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. The following visit is Wat Pho – the temple of reclining Buddha. The temple has a long list of credits: The oldest and largest temple in Bangkok, the longest reclining Buddha and the largest collection of Buddha images in Thailand, the first public education institution. Then cross Chao Phraya River to Thon Buri to visit Wat Arun which is known as Temple of Dawn – one of the best well-known sites in Bangkok. It is best seen from the opposite side of the river. After visiting this Wat, back to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast.    
Accommodation: Hotel in Bangkok.

Day 9: Bangkok - Fly to Mandalay.
Today, you will leave Bangkok for Mandalay. After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Mandalay. Upon arrival, you will be driven Sagaing Hill where you will learn about the schooling of monks, visit Budda Cave, Uminthonze Pagoda, Sunooponnyashin Pagoda and finally take in the panoramic view of Mandalay.
The next stop is Amarapura, famous for Mahagandaryone Monastery and the best place to experience the daily lives of the monks in Mandalay. Walk over Ubein Wooden Bridge, the longest teakwood of its type and enjoy great sunset here.  
Meals: Breakfast.    
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.

Day 10: Mandalay Sightseeing Tour.
Known as the hub of Buddhism in Myanmar, Mandalay has realm of stupas, monks and monasteries. The most fascinating visit will be the time you witness monks during their worship and daily meals.  
Embarking on a private boat upstream to visit Mingun, famed for its huge and incomplete Pahtodawgyi Pagoda and Mingun Bell, the 90-ton ringing bell.
In the afternoon, visit Mandalay Palace, Shwenandaw Monastery - noted for its exquisite woodcarvings, gold leaf beating workshop and Kuthodaw Pagoda - known for containing the world’s largest book and conclude the tour by visiting Mandalay Hill to watch the sunset and the panoramic view of the city.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.

Day 11: Mandalay - Fly to Bagan.
Today you will take a morning flight to Bagan. Bagan is Myanmar’s archaeological wonderland where over 3,000 ancient temples blossom from the countryside. Start your tour with a trip to the bustling Nyang U Market in Old Bagan then explore the beautiful, gold leaf Shwezigon Pagoda and learn about Burmese Buddhist traditions. Continue your tour with a visit to Ananda Temple, stopping along the way on the Bagan plains to admire some of the surrounding temples. In the afternoon, take a tour of a local lacquer ware workshop and learn how this traditional piece of art is made.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.

Day 12: Discover Bagan Temples.
After breakfast, enjoy an exotic horse cart ride to one of the biggest temples in Bagan: Nan Paya Pagoda and many other interesting sites nearby. Continue with sightseeing to Minkaba Gubyaukyi Temple, take note of the architectural difference in MyaZedi Pagoda before heading to Manuha Temple. The highlight of today is the panoramic sunset view from the second highest pagoda of Bagan, the ShweSandaw Pagoda.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Bagan.

Day 13: Bagan - Fly to Heho - Pindaya - Inle Lake.
Today you will take the flight from Naung U to Heho. Upon arrival, take a nice drive to Pindaya through the picturesque countryside of the Shan State. Visit Pindaya’s limestone cave with its maze of chambers displaying more than 8,000 Buddha statues and local handicraft workshops producing Shan paper made from mulberry bark. They also make traditional umbrellas made from the same paper that are used by monks all around the country.
Then drive to the pier on Inle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar is located 900 meters above sea level and is home to a unique one-leg rowing technique of the Intha people for a motorboat to your hotel, check in and relax.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake.

Day 14: Inle Lake - Indein - Inle Lake.
This morning, visit the “5 Day Market” which is held in different villages surrounding the lake. This is definitely a fascinating place to enjoy the scene of local tribes in their colorful clothes and exotic market atmosphere.
After lunch, the boat will take you to the beautiful temple of Indein, located on the hill overlooking the lake. It is relaxing to walk along the corridors and enjoy the giant columns that have been left to the nature for centuries.
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Inle Lake.

Day 15: Inle - Heho - Fly to Yangon - City Tour.
After breakfast, return to Yangon, check into the hotel and continue your guided city tour exploring Yangon and its highlights. Visit the famous Sule Pagoda, in the heart of Yangon and The Scott Market, now the main tourist destination where you can find antique, Burmese handicrafts & jewelry shops, art galleries & clothing stores. At sunset, discover the most outstanding pagoda in Yangon, Shwedagon Pagoda. This golden pagoda is really a must see while you are in Myanmar.
The highlight for this evening is a dinner in Karaweik Palace overlooking to the Royal Lake and Shwedagon Tower. You will be served a dinner of fine Burmese food followed by an amazing cultural show.
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Yangon.

Day 16: Yangon Departure.
After breakfast, you are free until your departure time. Your driver will transfer you to Yangon International Airport for your departure flight.
Goodbye & Safe travels!
Meals: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

TOUR MAP

FAQs

1. Are tour dates of "Vietnam - Thailand & Myanmar Holiday" flexible?

Yes, this tour package is private and you can depart on any dates at your convenience.

2. Can I extend or change my stay?

Absolutely! Extra days can be arranged in most areas if desired. Let us know how you would like to customize your trip and we will do our best to accommodate you. You can ask helps from our travel consultant to amend or extend your stay (subject to availability of hotels and flights; surcharge may be applicable).

3. Are the rates displayed per person or per room?

The prices shown on our website are per person based on twin/ double accommodation.

4. Any surcharges if my travel dates are during Christmas or New Year Holidays?

The rates are regular price and they are not included a compulsory dinner (Gala Dinner) on the day of Christmas or New Year Eve. Surcharges depend on specific hotels you stay at, so our travel consultants will give further information to you in communications.

5. Are there any discounts available?

We offer select trip discounts periodically throughout the year, especially in the low season (Summer time in Vietnam is from May to Sep). Please contact our travel consultants to get more details.

6. How do I pay when I want to book this tour?

We accept payment by debit/ credit card (Visa, Master, Amex), cash and bank transfer. When you confirm a booking with us, we will send you our online payment link or bank details to deposit 30% of the total tour cost. The balance will be due as soon as you arrive in Cambodia. Our travel consultants will give more details via email about payment instruction.

7. Are meals included?

We have tried to balance flexibility and convenience regarding meal options. This tour package includes daily buffet breakfast at hotels and some lunches or dinners as listed in parenthesis next to the tour itinerary on each day tour. In the major cities, where there are a wide variety of restaurants, we generally do not include meals to allow our travelers the flexibility of choosing their own food preferences. Our tour guides can recommend some options for our clients to choose from according to traveler's interest & budget.

8. What type of food is typical of Vietnam?

Vietnamese cuisine is quite varied from the North to the Centre and to the South, having had many external influences over the years that have created an interesting mix of cooking methods and ingredients. French presence in the recent past has led to the assimilation of French cuisine influence, and is often attributed with Pho noodle soup's rise to popularity. Most meals include rice, as well as fish sauce which is a popular condiment added to almost every meal throughout the country.

9. What if I have a special request on food?

You just need to share us your request on type of foods, we will choose a right restaurant and order suitable menus for you.

10. What are the accommodations like?

Vietnam Tours only recommends good hotels rated from 3 stars to luxurious resorts. They are located within walking distance of the town center and the reception generally speaks English. For more information, check with your travel consultants to view pictures of our suggestion on standard hotels/ lodges/ resorts. Don't forget that you can give your favorite name of hotel brands to us, so we can get your concept.

11. What type of transportation is used?

Our Vietnam tours utilize a variety of primarily private transportation (arranged just for your groups) including new and modern vans/ cars, motor boats, etc. We use a mix of private (vans/ cars)/ public transportation (domestic flights, sharing cruises, trains) to provide travelers with the safest and most efficient transit in each area.

12. Is this tour suitable for kids?

Yes! If you have children traveling with, ask your travel consultants to customize the tour program to fit a variety of interests and ages. We also focus on family friendly vacations with less travel and minimum drive times and maximum in-country activity that will keep younger minds engaged.

13. How many people are typically on your tours?

We only offer completely private tours, so only the people you book for will be on the tour. If you are alone, it will just be you and your guide. If you are a couple, just the two of you and your guide, and so on. We believe this is the best type of tour, so that it can be personalized to you, go at your own pace, and so that you can have the full attention of your guide for the duration of the tour.

14. Is this trip a good choice for solo travelers?

Yes, it is. You will still have a private tour guide and driver to accompany throughout the journey. However, you have to cover all expenses regarding accommodations (single room), tour guides, transportations because no-one shares cost with.

15. Do tour rates include international flights?

This tour only includes domestic flights. We find that it is usually less expensive for travelers to book these separately and this also allows you the flexibility to choose the schedule and routing that is most convenient for you. You can purchase international flights on your own, or we can certainly help you arrange these flights with an airfare consolidator who specializes in international flights.

16. How do I get to the hotel from the airport when I arrive?

When you arrive at airports, you will be greeted with your name on our driver/ tour guide's welcome sign, then get transferred to your hotel.

17. How if bad weather such as storm, flood, landslide occurs during my holiday with Vietnam Tours?

Our Travel Consultants and Tour Operators keep checking weather forecast every-day, if the weather is bad and it may affect to your safety, we will discuss with you regarding a tentative program immediately.

18. How much should I budget for tips?

Tips are not compulsory on any of our tours. However, it is customary to offer a small tip for exceptional service. Other travelers opt to bring small souvenirs from their home to give to tour guides and drivers along the way.

19. Is travel insurance included? And is it recommended?

Travel insurance is not included in our tour price. Absolutely, we recommend you to contact with your local agent in your country to buy travel insurance before you go.

20. How to change or cancel my reservation?

- You can change or amend your schedule in advance or during your trip but surcharge maybe applied according to our contract with local suppliers, hotels and airlines. Regarding cancelation terms, please check out this link: https://asiatravelandleisure.com/terms-conditions.html

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Above Price Included
  • Accommodations with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of private drivers and air-conditioned vehicles
  • Service of English/ French speaking tour guides
  • Halong Bay Cruise Package (2 days/ 1 night)
  • 6 flights: Can Tho - Danang; Danang - Bangkok; Bangkok - Mandalay; Madalay - Bagan; Bagan - Heho; Heho - Yangon
  • Entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions.
Above Price Excluded
  • International flights into Vietnam and out Myanmar
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotel
  • Personal expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Tips for tour guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees.

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