Mr. Huppert Avraham - Israel

  • Group: of 4 persons
  • Date: from 20/2/2018 to 6/3/2018
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Hi Helen.

Good morning.

We would like to thank you and your company  for a wonderful tour in Vietnam.The hotels were Excelent for their value of four stars.The trasportation excelent and the guides were ok but Mr. Ha was the best.
We will be happy to recomend to our friends.
Hope to Visit again in Sapa, Bali Island and Laos...
Thx again
Day 01 . Tue 20 February 2018 : Arrive in Siemreap- pick up and transfer to hotel (8km) (-) |  Guide and driver 
Upon arrival in Siemreap, you will be welcomed by our guide and brought to your hotel. Overnight in Siemreap.
Day 02 . Wed 21 February 2018 : Siemreap - Angkor Thom - Angkor Wat - Siemreap (5km) (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Banteay Srei, constructed at the late 10th century by a Brahmin counselor under a powerking Rajendarvarman. It was loosely translated to citadel of the woman, but it is a modern appellation that probably refers to the delicate beauty of the carvings. Along the way we make stopover at the Preah Dark village and we follow these with a visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive relief’s depicting scenes of Vishunu as well as Krishna legends. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon, Visit Angkor Thom, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, built from the late 12th century to the early 13th century by King Jayavarman VII and consists of 54 towers, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King, then visit Angkor Wat, the largest temples in world and covers an area of 200 hectares and surrounded by moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap
Day 03 . Thu 22 February 2018 : Siemreap - Tonlesap lake (18km)- Silk farm (16km) (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
Cruise the waters of a calm lake and its floating village, get up-close looks at the powerful jaws of writhing crocodiles, marvel at the dexterity of traditional silk weavers, and explore the immersive exhibits at an intriguing museum. With a local guide to lead you, check out Tonle Sap Lake and Chong Khneas.Convenient and hassle-free pickup starts your day off easy and a scenic drive brings you to the shores of Tonle Sap Lake. When you arrive, hop on a boat and set a course through the floating markets and homes of Chong Khneas. Stroll along the buoyant walkways, take advantage of unique photo opportunities at zoo-like collections that feature geckos, crocodiles, and exotic fish, and then browse the wares at a nearby market.Following lunch, we'll visit the Angkor Silk Farm in Siem Reap. This is an extensive and well documented foundation that gives excellent insight into how silk is traditionally made in Cambodia. We'll visit tthe Silk Farm and follow each step of the silk process, from growing the mulberry trees to providing the essential ingredients to grow and feed silkworms. An on-site shop allows you to bring home some memorable souvenirs or gifts for your loved ones back home. Overnight in Siemreap
Day 04 . Fri 23 February 2018 : Siem Reap – Fly to Ho Chi Minh (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
In the morning, Pick up and transfer to the airport at 8:00 Am to depart to Ho Chi Minh at 10:35 Am. Upon arrival, Pick up and then transfer to hotel for check in if room is available. Then transfer to visit Cu Chi tunnel. Chi Tunnels Half Day Tour. We stop at a lacquer art factory for the disabled on the way.We arrive in Cu Chi Tunnels (Ben Dinh). Then we will watch a propaganda film a wartime propaganda film showing how local guerilla fighters were "American Killing Heroes" (a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed).We then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels in Cu Chi. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. Back to hotel in the later afternoon. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
Note: Flight by Angkor air or Vietnam Airline. (1h15 minutes)
Siemreap central to Airport: 8km.
Ho Chi Minh airport to centre: 8km
Ho Chi Minh to Cu Chi: 60km
Day 05 . Sat 24 February 2018 : Ho Chi Minh- Cai Be floatting market- Ho Chi Minh. (120km) (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
Depart for the tour around 8.00 in Saigon to Vinh Long (2.5 hours). The program will start with a visit of Vinh Long market in the town. This is the best choice for you to take pictures of fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetable… Next stop will be the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. The rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful time. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish…
Have some fruits and tea when enjoying the traditional music at Ut Trinh home. One more option for you if you like biking! It will be so amazing to bike on village paths to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta. Have an excited excursion to promote area. Our boat will travel along Mekong river. Then we turn on My An canal to see many bricks kilns on the canal and to Hoa Tinh canal, we will walk in the peaceful village to see how they make bamboo tray, bamboo baskets... The cruise will back Vinh Long city then transfer to Ho Chi Minh. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
Day 06 . Sun 25 February 2018 : Ho Chi Minh- Da Nang- Hoi An. (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
Breakast in hotel, then transfer to visit Ho Chi Minh half day tour. This personalised private tour is one of the best ways to explore and to discover what Saigon has to offer to visitors. Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is the largest and busiest city in Vietnam with a population of 7 million people. Much of the daily life takes place on the streets, which are lined with shops, stalls and vendors with their wares spread out on the footpath. Don't miss the bustling Ben Thanh Market - a fantastic place for bargains of every kind! There are several interesting sights in Saigon . The War Remnants Museum has a wealth of images from the wars, the most moving being a gallery entitled 'Requiem' which is dedicated to Vietnamese and foreign journalists and photographers who perished during the French and American conflicts. The Reunification Palace was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until April 30, 1975 when the North Vietnamese tanks came crashing through the front gates, bringing the U.S.-Vietnam War to a dramatic end. Back to hotel for check out at 11:00 Pm and then join in lunch. After Lunch, transfer ahead to the airport for departure flight to Da Nang at 13:30 Pm. Upon arrival Da Nang, Pick up and transfer to Hoi An.Afternoon is exploration Hoi An ancient town, visiting the Japanese Pagoda Bridge, Chinese streets, old Phung Hung houses, Hoi An’s market and ancient port. On the 1st and 15th of every lunar month, Hoi An’s ancient town is lit up by hundreds of colorful lanterns, giving it an extra portion of sparkle. Overnight in Hoi An.
Note: Flight by Vietnam Airline (1h15 minutes)
Ho Chi Minh centre to airport: 8km
Da Nang airport to Hoi An: 29km
Day 07 . Mon 26 February 2018 : Hoi An - Tra Que - Cam Thanh village (5km) (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
Breakfast at the hotel, then ride bicycles to Tra Que Village.Tra Que is renowned for its aromatic herbs especially for mint and basil. The basil leaves, which are smaller than usual, are endowed with a strong and special aroma. You will have the opportunity to discover the life of the farmers by introducing you to their techniques of culture. Lunch with the inhabitant.Continue to Cam Thanh Water coconut village, have a brief introduce to the history there.
Take on the basket boat along the water coconut river, Fisherman will teach you how to catch the crabs (02 paxs/ boat ). Embark on the boat, enjoy the folk songs show by local people there.After that, learn how to make funny tools by water coconut leaf .Continue to the ancient town, experience the daily life of fisher man along Thu Bon River. Get on Bach Dang wharf, transfer back to hotel. Local guide bids farewell to guests. Drop off at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Hoian.
Extra option for Ms Riki: Get on Bach Dang wharf, take a bicycle back to Hotel
Day 08 . Tue 27 February 2018 : Hoi An - Danang - Hue. (130km) (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
After breakfast, check out hotel and then leave Hoi An for Hue. Drive pass by Da Nang city- the 4th large city of Vietnam. Here , we will visit Cham Museum, Museum of ancoent Champa Kingdon's sculptures and visit marble moutain. Lunch in Da Nang. Continue to Hue city crossing Hai Van pass. Reaching Hue in the late afternoon. Visit Dong Ba market . Dong Ba is not only a trading place. Coming here, you can have a chance to know more about culture and history of Hue. With an area of 5.000m2, including a three- floor building, Dong Ba market promises to be a perfect place for you to explore. Overnight in Hue.
Day 09 . Wed 28 February 2018 : Hue- Thuy Bieu village (2km) (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
Start the day with a visit to Hue Imperial City, the remaining vestiges of Hue's citadel, including: Flag Tower, Ngo Mon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace and the Forbidden Purple City (Tu Cam Thanh. Then, we will take a boat trip on poetic Perfume River. Stop to visit Thien Mu Pagoda (Celestial Lady Pagoda) built in 1601 - the symbol of Hue city. Cruise toward Thuy Bieu eco-village, an old laid back village situated on the bank of Perfume River known for its green tea fruit orchards. Arrive in the village, and join our cooking class to prepare Hue’s signature dishes with our chef’s instruction, then enjoy your creations in the open air riverside restaurant surrounded by lush trees. The afternoon is reserved for walking / cycling  the peaceful village, visiting several communal houses, ancient temples and the garden-house, a typical and unique feature of Hue. Soaking your feet in medicinal herb water followed by an excellent blind massage will refresh them after a day of sightseeing. Back to the hotel. Overnight in Hue.
Extra option for Ms Riki: Cycling around Thuy Bieu village ( 1 hour). Very amazing!
Day 10 . Thu 01 March 2018 : Hue- fly to Hanoi. (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
Free time in the morning. Check out hotel at 12:00 Pm. Transfer for lunch and then transfer ahead to the arport for departure to Hanoi 15:50 Pm. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to Hanoi centre. Enjoy Hanoi coffee before leaving to discover the Old Quarter, also known as the “36 Streets & Corporations”. It is a veritable labyrinth of lanes where each of them is specialized in a trade or art. The best way to explore and discover this district full of life is by foot. Designed to capture all aspects of local life, the course will cover all the elements of the daily life of the inhabitants in an original way: crafts, Buddhism, temple, gastronomy, local market, visit of traditional house-tube (Vietnamese particularity), medicine…Discover the capital through food, as a local, a real experience and a highlight of the journey.The tour ends with a stroll around the HoanKiem Lake (Lake of the Restored Sword) before leaving to hotel. Overnight in Hanoi
Note: Flight by Vietnam Airline (1h15 minutes)
Hanoi airport to hotel: 35km.
Afternoon, walking street food tour about 3km. 
Day 11 . Fri 02 March 2018 : Hanoi- Mai Chau (140km) (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
Depart at 08h00 from Hanoi to Mai Chau- a picturesque valley, where the White Thai predominantly inhabit. Arrive in Mai Chau around noon, transfer to hotel then lunch followed by a short break.
In the afternoon, Ms Riki and partner will take  a nice bike ride , Mr Avi and partner will be transfered by " Xe Om" to discover an authentic country really unknown by mass tourism. We will be charmed by the traditional houses on stilts, the smiles of the Thai, friendly acceuils and green rice, vegetable gardens and bamboo forests near our path, crossing the villages: Chieng Sai, Cha, Cha Long, Na Tang, Tong Dau ... Return to the lodge to enjoy its natural surroundings. After dinner, you will enjoy the traditional music show in the evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12 . Sat 03 March 2018 : Mai Chau - Hanoi (140km) (B) |  Guide and driver 
In the morning, After breakfast Ms Riki and partner will  cycle to Nhot Village surrounded by beautiful scenery of rice paddies and stunning mountains. We will stop en rout to meet locals and visit their houses. We then return by bicycle to have lunch.
Mr Avi and partner can walk or our car will transfer both of you to visit village. 
In the afternoon, transfer back to Hanoi.  Upon arrival, check into hotel and relax. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Note: Distance cycling 2km from hotel to village. 
Day 13 . Sun 04 March 2018 : Hanoi - Halong Bay (180km) (B, L, D) |  Guide and driver 
8:00 aM, You will be picked up from the station and brought to a mini hotel hotel to freshen up and have breakfast. After breakfast depart to Halong Bay. 
12:00 – 12:30: Embark the at Tuan Chau International harbor. Enjoy welcome drink, cruise briefing & start cruising.
13:00 – 15:30: A sumptuous lunch is served while cruising into the magnificent Halong Bay with its thousands of extraordinarily shaped limestone islands, considered by the heaven on the Earth.
15:30 – 17:00: Explore Lờm Bò area and be charmed by this outstanding masterpiece of Mother Nature. Visit Mê Cung Cave – one of the most beautiful caves in Halong Bay and climb up to see the panoramic view of the bay from above.
17:00 – 19:00: Return to the LaFairy Sails for a Sunset party to admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set. Take pleasure in a fruit carving demonstration.
19:00: Savor a sparkling and dreamlike dinner on top deck under the light of a thousand stars in middle of the tranquil Bay with extremely delicious food and be awed by a fascinating fruit and vegetable carving show. Delight in traditional music performances. Afterwards, socialize with the artist, new friends and crew members, join squid fishing. Overnight on-board.
Day 14 . Mon 05 March 2018 : Halong - Hanoi (180km) (B, D) |  Guide and driver 
06:30 – 07:00: Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
07:15 – 07:45: Enjoy breakfast in the fresh air and peaceful beauty of the Bay.
07:45 – 08:30: Visit Ti Tov Island for swimming in the emerald water Or trekking to the top of the island to take the breathtaking panoramic view of the Bay.
08:30 – 09:00: Enjoy kayaking through the hidden beauty of the Bay.
09:45 – 10:15: Pack your luggage and check out of the cabin while cruising towards the harbor.
10:15 – 11:45: Join a cooking demonstration before enjoying an exceptional Buffet lunch.
12:00 – 12:30: Disembark the cruise, transfer ahead to the airport for departure flight to Hue. Upon arrive, Pick up and transfer to hotel
Day 15 . Tue 06 March 2018 : Hanoi city tour and departure (35km) (B) |  Guide and driver 
Breafkast in hotel. Free time until transfer to the airport for departure flight.  Thanks for your travelling with us!