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Hanoi - Mu Cang Chai - Ha Long - Da Nang - Hoi An - Angkor Temple - Siemreap – Battam Bang
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15 days 14 nights

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About this tour

Destination: Ha Noi – Mu Cang Chai – Ha Long – Da Nang – Hoi An – Angkor Temple – Siemreap – Battam Bang

Duration: 15 days 14 nights

Outline Itinerary:

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Day 2: Free At Leisure (B)

Day 3: Hanoi – Mu Cang Chai (B/L/D)

Day 4: Exploring The Hill Tribe (B/L/D)

Day 5: Mu Cang Chai – Hanoi (B/L)

Day 6: Hanoi – Halong (B/L/D)

Day 7: Halong – Hanoi – Danang – Hoi An (B)

Day 8: Free At Leisure (B)

Day 9: Free At Leisure (B)

Day 10: Hoi An – Danang – Siemreap (B)

Day 11: Angkor Temple (B)

Day 12: Siemreap – Battam Bang (B)

Day 13: Battam Bang – Bamboo Train (B)

Day 14: Battam Bang – Siemreap (B)

Day 15: Siemreap Departure (B)



  • Private transportation
  • Accommodation shared in Twin/Double room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast)
  • Boat trip for sightseeing as mentioned in the program
  • Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Experienced English-speaking guide as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
  • No extra charge after services confirmation
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
  • Travel insurance (we highly recommend that you purchase adequate insurance).
  • International flight tickets
  • Flight ticket Hanoi – Danang – Siemreap, Economy Class
  • Meals, if not specified in the itinerary
  • Visa stamping fee at the airport (25US$ in Vietnam & US$ 30 in Cambodia paid by cash at the airport)
  • Tipping for guides, drivers, hotel staff, restaurant staff, boat rider, etc.
  • Personal expenses, such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.
  • All other services not specified in the itinerary
  • Surcharge for Peak season, Tet Lunar New year holidays, and compulsory dinner at some hotel & resort on Xmas and New Year’s Eve


Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Upon arrival at Noi Bai Airport, after clearing all customs procedures, please proceed to exit gate and look for your driver who will be waiting at the lobby, holding the signboard with your name on it, if you cannot locate your driver, please go to the Airport information counter situated in the middle of Domestic and International arrival lobby (inside the terminal) and call the emergency numbers (+84) 917678037 for assistance. Your driver will come to meet you up and transfer you to hotel and free at leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2: Free At Leisure

Free at leisure to explore the Hanoi Capital. Overnight stay in Hanoi.

Day 3: Hanoi – Mu Cang Chai

Have breakfast and enjoy your last minutes in your hotel 8:00am check out your hotel and start to go straight to Mu Cang Chai Ecolodge (it takes around 6,5 hours of driving), on the road you will have an opportunity to explore the hill tea in Thanh Son and then you can taste the local green tea here. You continue on the mountain road to go to Nghia Lo Town then enjoy the lunch in the local restaurant here. From Nghia Lo our driver start to go to Tu Le ( the area of Thai minority- from August to Oct, you can see the bustling activities when the local start make the speciality Com – Green rice flakes) then start go up the famous Khau Pha Pass. This mountain pass is known as one of 4 greatest passes in Northen Vietnam. The scenery over the valley from the pass is so stunning at the rice reason, especially during the harvesting time. Stop for photo opportunities on the way to Mu Cang Chai. Arrive in Mu Cang Chai Ecolodge, check in. Have dinner & overnight at Mu Cang Chai Ecolodge.

Day 4: Exploring The Hill Tribe

From Jan to Apr and from Oct to Dec: Pao Khat to La Khat | 5 km easy walk – 2 hours | AM: We start walking from the small village of H’mong which is named Pao Khat, then we walk on small trail, follow the terraces fields. You will enjoy the fresh air cool in the middle of nature and mountains. When you go on a small road in the forest, you will have the opportunity to look at the forest orchid flowers, hear the birds singing and the occasional squirrel in a tree. After 2 hours walk you will encounter villages where the ethnic minority Hmong live, where you'll discover extremely simple lives and many wild character. Yet indigenous people could not communicate with us because of the language barrier, but they are very friendly and open welcome when we visit home. Leaving the village of the Hmong people you will be completely surprised to see the valley of terraced fields, which is the mark of human impact on nature in a harmonious way. We can imagine as the space carved by the hands of the artists. GO back to Ecolodge for Lunch PM: Exploring the hill tribe | 7 km easy walking – almost 3,5 hours PM: 14h00: We depart for a visit to the Thai village. From the Ecolodge you will drive to Sang Village where the Hmong live. Then you walk for 2 hours on the trail, it is also the border between two provinces of Yen Bai and Son La. Standing on the trail, you watch the spectacular terraced fields in Ngoc Chien valley. Beautiful scene here is considered an ideal destination for photographers and painters. Standing down from above, you will be startled and ask yourself is this work of man or god. Continue in the pine forest and down the valley, you will discover the life of the Thai minority. The stilts located along the stream as the symbol of the Thai people from ancient times. Then you have time to go through the small streets in the village to interact with the locals peoples, in the quite late afternoon when the degree of temperature is lower, you can ask the tourist guide the host-spring and you can get there for soaking your body before go back to Ecolodge. FROM May to Oct: Terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai are widely existed in Mu Cang Chai plateau but big sites of terraced fields(villages) in Mu Cang Chai we visit are above 3, and "La Pan Tan terraced fields" is the biggest and most beautiful terraced fields in Mu Cang Chai 8h30: After refueling with quality breakfast at Ecolodoge, the car will take you 12km to La Pan Tan (This place is honored as the paradise of terraced fields). You start the day's journey by climbing some winding slopes, But rest assured, because your fatigue will soon be well compensated, the whole scene here is likened to a fairy tale, the Its grandeur and grandeur are the factors that make it very very popular, You will have to try to save the battery of your phone and camera! After about 2.5 hours of walking, you will meet the symbol of Mucangchai, which is the image of a large and round terraced field like a golden tray in the middle of the vast mountains. A light lunch at a local restaurant or a take-out Picnic is the optimal solution for today's stretch. After lunch, we take the car again and continue for about 4km to reach a new point to conquer, Mang Mu Commune is still very poor, Hmong villages are scattered along the way. This is your chance to meet and interact with the people, although they are poor, they are very friendly and easy to get to know. After about 1h30 of climbing, you will come to the center of the most beautiful terraced fields, if you have a rich imagination, you will realize the terraced fields here like Horseshoe. This is a new photography location that is very popular with professional photographers. After admiring this majestic sight, you begin your downhill descent and drive your car ready to take you back to Ecolodge . While waiting for dinner, bring out your phone and camera to count how many you've taken!

Day 5: Mu Cang Chai – Hanoi

After breakfast, check out of the room and make our way back to Hanoi. Lunch on the way. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 6: Hanoi - Halong

Today, depart from hanoi for a 2.5-hour drive to Tuan Chau harbour via the new highway. You will be welcomed aboard and set sail through the bay while lunch is served. You will pass through the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons' teeth. After lunch, you will take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay dotted with golden sails, and then go swimming on a quiet beach or sunbathing on the sundeck. Later in the afternoon, you will visit an interesting fishing village with the opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. Back on board, you can enjoy cocktails while watching the sunset. Later, you will unwind ata lavish dinner before an overnight stay on the deluxe junk. Overnight on cruise.

Day 7: Halong – Hanoi – Danang – Hoi An

Greet the day with a morning tai chi session, with an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, you will visit a beautiful limestone grotto and then go back to the boat for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Checkout is at 11:45 am and the boat arrives at the harbor by noon for the drive back to Hanoi airport for your onward flight to Danang. Upon on arrival, you will be picked up and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Danang

Day 8: Free At Leisure

Free at leisure to explore Hoi An Ancient town. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day 9: Free At Leisure

Free at leisure to explore Hoi An Ancient town. Overnight in Hoi An.

 Day 10: Hoi An - Danang – Siemreap

Free at leisure until transfer to airport for flight to Siemreap. Upon arrival, our driver will pick you up at airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Siemreap.

Day 11: Angkor Temple

Breakfast at hotel. 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 Preah Khan temple, built by King Jayavarman VII dedicated to his father. It is a huge, highly exportable monastic complex, and served as a Buddhist monastery and school, engaging over 1000 monks. Afternoon, visit Ta Prohm, surrounded by jungle and followed by 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 in Siem Reap

  Day 12: Siemreap – Battam Bang

Breakfast at the hotel - Tonle sap where we will enjoy a boat ride (private boat and guide) on the Tonle Sap lake. This is the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom Penh. We will see a fishermen's "floating village" with floatting schools, floatting police station, etc. It is same as a big village floatting on the lake, and the "village" move from place to place following water levels and curant. Transfer to Battambang. The same afternoon, we are also enjoying bamboo train village with a great experiences of sliding on this funny train at Oudombong Village. Overnight at hotel in Battambang

 Day 13: Battam Bang – Bamboo Train

Breakfast at the hotel: Drive along the picturesque Sangker River to Wat Slaket Pagoda, the residence of the provincial Buddhist patriarch Continue to visit Wat Ek Phnom. Visit a market where Prahoc, the Cambodian fish paste, is made. Afternoon, drive to Phnom Sampeou Mountain, steeped in legend, and topped by Wat Sampeou and a group of caves used as ‘killing caves’ by the Khmer Rouge, containing the skeletal remains of their victims. We will also visit natural caves including spectacular. Your visit will last until dusk – a time when millions of bats emerge from a cave and create patterns as they fly in tandem across the sky – a nightly spectacular show of nature ! Return to Batrambang and Overnight

 Day 14: Battam Bang – Siemreap

Breakfast at the hotel – Transfer back to Siem Reap. Afternoon, Take Tuk Tuk (the local mean of transport) to visit the Angkor National Museum known as the grand entrance to a world-class heritage that reveals the glory of Angkor Civilization. This museum enhances the cultural heritage of the Golden Era of Khmer Kingdom through amassed collection of invaluable artifacts and through state of the art multimedia technology exhibition for a full picturesque legendary story. Next, visit Artisan D’Angkor, a handicraft centre the Handicraft center for the wood and stone carving processes and local market. Overnight in Siem Reap

Day 15: Siemreap Departure

Free at leisure until transfer Siem Reap International Airport for your departure.


15 days 14 nights



Frequently asked questions

Deposit of 20% of the total of the tour is required upon confirmation of booking tour. The full prepayment will need to be made 45 days before departure for all services by money transfer or credit card payment with all bank transfer charges/ fees to be paid by the client.



The bank name: Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank 

The bank branch: Hanoi Branch

The International Banking Account Number: 8888116868 

Bank Swift Code: ASCBVNVX

The bank address: 442 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ward 5, District 3, Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam

Phone number: (84.28) 3929 0999


After receiving your payment, we will issue you the hotel voucher and/or final confirmation itinerary, which can be sent to you by fax or email.

Maximum 1 child can share the parent's existing bedding.

Children under 2 years old are free of charge for land services, only charge fee from airlines if have.

Children from 2-6 years old: 50% of adult price, or quote case by case

Children from 7-11 years old: 75% of adult price, or quote case by case

Children from 12 years old up: 100% adult price

You can amend your booking when the confirmation is made. Just contact us at [email protected] with your booking number. Our reservations team is glad to amend your booking accordingly. The extra expense may occurred will be informed to you before you decide to amend the services or travel date.

NON REFUNDABLE deposit of US$ 100 per person upon the package's tours services confirmation will be applied.


Cancellations will be charged as follow:

o    45 days prior to the arrival date: Non Refundable deposit charge and the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any. 

o   44 - 31 days prior to arrival date: Cancellations fee of 30% per group/booking and plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any. 

o    30 days - 15 days prior to arrival date: Cancellations fee of 50% per group/booking plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any. 

o   14 - 7 days before arrival: Cancellations fee 70% charge plus the cancellation fees applied by the concerned services suppliers such as flight company, boat company, train, hotels... in accordance with their cancellations policies if any. 

o   Less than 7 days before arrival Or No show: 100% charge per group/booking. 


*** Nonrefundable deposit and banking service fee will be forfeited in all cancellation cases.

No refund will be given for any unused service after the trip has commenced or during the tour.

Metta Voyage Co.,ltd is not responsible for any loss, injury or damage sustained by passengers. Additional expenses incurred due to delays, accidents, natural disaster, epidemic or political actions and unrest must be borne by the passengers. Passengers are required to have full travel insurance. Airline schedules and local conditions may affect accommodation and itineraries. Should this occur, Metta Voyage Co.,ltd will endeavor to substitute a suitable arrangement of similar value. Participation on any tours implies full agreement to the above conditions by all parties involved.

Your passport must be valid for at least six months following your entry date to your travel destination. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of a valid passport and visa and all travel documents are valid for travel.

Travel insurance is not included in your tour price. It is the passenger's responsibility to verify whether his/her local health insurance carrier provides coverage while traveling. Please contact your insurance carrier for details. We can suggest you the insurance carrier case by case. 


Metta Voyage Co., ltd strongly advises that you purchase a comprehensive travel insurance policy to cover all aspects of your tour: the loss of deposits through cancellation, loss of baggage and personal items, personal injury and death. A waiver must be signed if insurance is declined.


If you wish to speak to us, please call our Reservation Center at +84.989383572 and live chat during our business office hours.

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Hanoi - Mu Cang Chai - Ha Long - Da Nang - Hoi An - Angkor Temple - Siemreap – Battam Bang


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