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Marian’s South East Asian extravaganza!!

March 24, 2017 Tags: , , , , Deals
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Marian recently had the privilege of escorting a group of 24 to Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Their travels took them from Bangkok to Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai in Thailand; to the beautifully chaotic city of Ho Chi Minh (still called Saigon locally); then on a wonderfully relaxing river cruise up the Mekong River in Cambodia to Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. We flew back into Vietnam and headed north from Hoi An to Hue and Hanoi, finishing up with a must-do overnight boat cruise on Halong Bay.

As Marian said, “I was not sure what to expect, but all three countries fascinated me with their beauty, chaos, friendly smiles and innovations…gigantic tombs built for their emperors; the jumble of electrical wires that leave you speechless; the clever ways the Viet Kong eluded capture by creating backward facing sandals and the many miles of tunnels at Cu Chi that hid them from the enemy above; the depressingly sad killing fields of Cambodia; and the Vietnam veteran who some 40 years late still teared up when talking about the lasting effects of the Vietnam war on his people….but beyond the horrors of war are the people… kind, friendly and so willing to say ‘hello’, likely the only English word they know but are eager to use. A destination worthy of a visit!”

 

RIDER PRIDE at Angkor Wat!

Vietnam & Cambodia Private Tour

April 24, 2014 Tags: , Deals

Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh, Siem Reap – from $2289.00 CAD based on double occupancy
Hotels
Hanoi, Pullman 4.5*
Halong Bay, Bhaya classic cruise 4.5*
Hoi An, Sunrise Beach Resort 5*
Ho Chi Minh, Duxton Hotel 4.5*
INCLUDED:
– 9 nights accommodation
– 11 meals
– Domestic fligths: Hanoi-Danang-Saigon-Siem Reap
– First class hotels
– Sightseeing
– Transfers
– English speaking local guides
– Air conditioned vehicle

CONDITIONS: Prices shown are per person, based on double occupancy. Valid for travel from May 01-September 30, 2014. Not included: International air, Visa for Vietnam: approx. $120, visa for Cambodia, approx. USD30. *Minimum 2 passengers required.