Watch the golden glow of a sun rise over the temples of Angkor Wat.
Absorb the stunning scenery of Ha Long Bay on a three day cruise.
Visit Hue’s Imperial Citadel, an impressive walled fortress and palace.
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These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest
Today you’ll arrive in Hanoi and be met and transferred to your luxurious hotel then enjoy the rest of the day to explore this fascinating city at your leisure. Hanoi is both bustling and beautiful with many peaceful lakes that contrast with the busy city to make this part of Vietnam truly unique. Take your time to explore this exciting city before enjoying a welcome dinner this evening at your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights, Sofitel Legend Metropole HanoiDaily :
Perhaps tour the 500-year-old village of Bat Trang, world-famous for its pottery. Or, relax and enjoy a foot massage back at your hotel. Embark on a walking tour to observe Hanoi’s French colonial architecture, and explore the interior of the Hanoi Opera House, or take in a water puppet show. Another option is a leisurely bicycle ride past Hanoi’s lush rice paddy fields.
This evening, choose from a range of superb restaurants for dinner that have been carefully selected for you.
Head out on a guided tour of Hanoi before joining your selected Freedom of Choice activity. Tonight, choose your dining.Daily :
Embark on a three-day cruise on the World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay.
Travel by coach to Ha Long and set sail among thousands of limestone islets this afternoon, gliding slowly over the waters towards Bai Tu Long Bay. Enjoy lunch on board, and later, arrive at the mysterious Trinh Nu Cave. Here, you can swim in the emerald waters or sunbathe on a private beach nestled behind the cave. Tonight, perhaps take in a fun Vietnamese cooking demonstration on board your ship.
Stay: Two Nights, Ha Long Bay, The Au CoDaily :
Awake early and as the sun rises, perhaps rejuvenate your body and soul with a Tai Chi class. Gain a first glimpse of Cat Ba island before disembarking to discover Cat Ba National Park and Viet Hai Village. Here, explore the sights of the island by bike. After lunch back on board, continue to Ba Ham Lake, where the active may wish to head out on a kayak to explore deserted sandy beaches. Relax over dinner aboard The Au Co this evening.Daily :
Visit the Cua Van Floating Culture Centre. Disembark your ship and transfer to Hanoi airport for your included flight to Da Nang, from where you’ll travel to historic Hoi An.
Stay: Three Nights, Hotel Royal Hoi AnDaily :
On a city walking discovery, visit Quan Cong Temple, Diep Dong Nguyen House, a handicraft workshop and the Japanese Covered Bridge. Or pedal at a most peaceful pace from the city across bridges and through forests on a guided bike ride. Alternatively, enjoy an agricultural insight to the city on this fascinating eco-tour. Here, gain a glimpse into the unique farming and fishing techniques adopted by the locals.
Explore this delightful seaside town on your selected sightseeing activity. Enjoy a free afternoon to further explore before dinner at a local restaurant tonight.Daily :
Discover Hoi An’s colourful market and find local ingredients you’ll use during an exclusive cooking class with the Red Bridge Cooking School. A boat cruise along the Hoi An River takes you to the school, before visiting the herb garden and preparing Vietnamese dishes. Sample your efforts during lunch.
Set out on a Signature Experience today in Hoi An.Daily :
Travel past the Marble Mountains and cross Hai Van Pass on your way to Hue. Lunch is in a garden restaurant before visiting Hue’s Imperial Citadel and the historic Thien Mu Pagoda. For dinner, enjoy an Emperor Feast unique to this region, featuring royal Vietnamese cuisine.
Stay: Hue, Azerai La RésidenceDaily :
Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure before dinner.
Stay: Two Nights, Ho Chi Minh City, Park Hyatt SaigonDaily :
Journey to Ba Ria and learn about the Battle of Long Tan, followed by a memorial service at Long Tan Cross, a memorial marking the site of this battle. Erected by the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, it is located in a rubber plantation. Or visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, built by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the war. This remarkable tunnel network concealed the Viet Cong and served as supply and communication routes, as well as hospitals and weapon caches.
Head to Vietnam House where a dinner menu created by APT Ambassador, Luke Nguyen, awaits.
Choose from one of two Signature Experiences today. Tonight, another Signature Experience awaits.Daily :
Perhaps rise early and join the locals for a morning Tai Chi class. Then enjoy a leisurely walking discovery of Ho Chi Minh City, visiting the Reunification Palace and the Central Post Office. Or jump on the back of a motorbike for an exciting city ride. Alternatively, tour the Ky Long Art Villa where you’ll learn about Vietnamese lacquer art and see artist workshops. You may like to try out your culinary skills with a fun cooking class at GRAIN by Luke Nguyen cooking studio, or take a final shopping spree.
Choose your sightseeing this morning, then be transferred to your river ship. Tonight, enjoy an exclusive Luke Nguyen welcome dinner.
Stay: Seven Nights, Mekong River, APT’s Mekong SerenityDaily :
In Cai Be, visit the French Gothic cathedral and port area. Then, it’s off to visit a rice paper manufacturer. Continue to Sa Dec where French writer Marguerite Duras met her Vietnamese-Chinese lover, Huynh Thuy Le. Tour his former home and learn the story behind Marguerite Duras’ best-selling novel, The Lover. After, visit a Cao Dai temple.Daily :
Transfer to a small boat for a cruise around Tan Chau and past a fishing farm. Disembark for a rickshaw tour and visit a local silk and rattan weaving workshop. Then explore Evergreen island to see authentic rural Mekong life.Daily :
Perhaps experience Cambodia’s sobering history with a visit to the Killing Fields. After, see the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Or, explore Phnom Penh through one of the other Freedom of Choice activities available.
Enjoy your Freedom of Choice activity then relax back on board this evening.Daily :
In Oudong, be treated to a Buddhist Blessing Ceremony with local monks at a monastery.
Explore Oudong, Cambodia’s former royal capital. Return via Koh Chen village and perhaps visit local copperware workshops. Back on board, cruise to Oknha Tey, known for its silk weaving traditions.Daily :
Enjoy a walking discovery of ancient Angkor Ban today, one of the few villages in Cambodia that was not destroyed under the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s. Here, people still live in traditional wooden homes and keep ancient cultural traditions alive.Daily :
If you are feeling active this morning, perhaps set out on a walk to the hilltop pagoda of Wat Hanchey. From here, enjoy views over the Mekong, making it well worth the climb. You’ll find many temples, pagodas and stupas, some dating back to the 8th century. Lunch is back on board, before taking a tuk tuk to explore the island of Koh Pen with its wooden stilt houses and local farming culture. On your ship this evening, toast the end of your cruise during a final farewell dinner.Daily :
Disembark at Kampong Cham and transfer to your hotel. Then, head to World Heritage-listed Angkor Archaeological Park to visit Angkor Thom and the 12th-century temple, Bayon. Dine in Siem Reap this evening.
Stay: Three Nights, Siem Reap, Hotel Sofitel AngkorDaily :
At Angkor Archaeological Park, enjoy a special sunrise experience at Angkor Wat.
Return to Angkor Archaeological Park for sunrise over Angkor Wat. Take a guided tour before breakfast at your hotel. Later, explore Ta Prohm Temple and visit ‘Opportunities of Development thru Art’ (ODA).Daily :
Perhaps visit the temple of Wat Preah Prom Rath for a Buddhist blessing or enjoy a tuk tuk ride to the Senteurs d’Angkor workshop. If you’re feeling energetic, join a quad bike adventure or take a leisurely bicycle tour through the Cambodian countryside. Other options include a horse and cart ride, a traditional Khmer cooking class, a shopping adventure, or why not indulge in a relaxing spa treatment.
Embark on your selected activity today. Tonight, take in an Apsara dance performance, once reserved for the royal family’s entertainment, before a memorable Farewell Dinner.Daily :
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.Daily :
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