10 days
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Ho Chi MinhSiem ReapBangkok
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Your Adventure, Day by Day

Day 1 Depart North America
  • Enjoy your overnight flight to Vietnam
Day 2 Welcome to Vietnam!
  • Arrive in Ho Chi Minh Begin exploring this metropolitan city.
Day 3 Ho Chi Minh-Mekong Delta
  • Notre Dame Palace This morning visit this former Presidential Palace, an impressive neo-Romanesque cathedral in the centre of city.
  • Rue Catinat Explore the 'wedding cake' styled hotel d'ville and Dong Khoi street, formerly the centre of haute couture in Saigon when it was known as Rue Catinat.
  • Tour the Mekong Delta Later, experience the mighty Mekong Delta waterways as you journey through a maze of tributaries and fruit plantations.
Day 4 Ho Chi Minh-Cu Chi
  • Explore the Cu Chi regions Visit the vast underground network of tunnels hidden beneath the Cu Chi regions and created for guerrila warfare.
  • LEAP Vietnamese Calligraphy
Day 5 Ho Chi Minh-Siem Reap
  • Travel to Siem Reap In the afternoon visit Angkor Wat, the largest temple in the world.
Day 6 Siem Reap
  • Explore Angkor Thom Tour the Khmer empire's magnificent Angkor Thom including the Bayon temple. Marvel at the jungle temple; Ta Prohm.
  • Dinner at La Tradition Theater This evening, enjoy an evening meal and a performance at La Tradition Theater.
Day 7 Siem Reap-Bangkok
  • Journey to Bangkok Experience the lush Thai countryside with its endless miles of rice paddies and fruit orchards to Bangkok.
  • Enjoy an Evening Thai Meal This evening, expierence a delicious Thai meal accompanied by classical music and exquisite dances.
Day 8 Bangkok
  • Boat Tour to Famous Temples Travel by boat through the klongs and stop at the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) whose towering spire has become a symbol of Bangkok. Then visit the stunning Grand Palace and its beautiful Emerald Buddha Temple.Discover the temple garden of Wat Po.
  • LEAP Taste of Thai
Day 9 Bangkok
  • Discover the History of Thailand's Second World War Visit the infamous River Kwai Bridge and the beginning of the "Death Railway" and the JEATH War Museum. Afterwards visit Nakorn Pathom to view Phra Pathom Chedi, the largest pagoda in South East Asia.
  • Enjoy a Dinner Cruise
Day 10 Depart Bangkok for Home
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