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16 Day Vietnam, Cambodia & Bangkok Gold Vistas

  Tour Code: 7AG16VB
GOLD DELUXE TOUR: Fully Escorted
Select Five-Star Accommodations , Groups limited to 16 members
Visits: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City, Angkor Wat (Siem Reap), Bangkok , Extend to Hong Kong

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY:

Day 1 • LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO or NEW YORK to HONG KONG/HANOI
Board your Cathay Pacific Airways flight to Vietnam, traveling via Hong Kong.

Day 2 • IN FLIGHT ACROSS THE PACIFIC

Cross the International Date Line.

VIETNAM

Day 3 • ARRIVE HANOI

Upon arrival in Hanoi, you will be met by your professional Tour Director and escorted to the Hilton Hanoi Opera . Time to relax before dinner at the hotel this evening.
Hilton Hanoi Opera
MEALS: Dinner at Hotel

Day 4 • HANOI

Today's city tour visits the Botanical Gardens, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda; the Temple of Literature, dedicated to Confucius, and scenic Hoan Kiem Lake. Then discover the Old Quarter's fascinating maze of streets and shops on a pedicab ride. This evening, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and an entertaining performance at the Water Puppet Theater, a traditional art form that originated in Vietnam over 1,000 years ago. Transfer to the show by pedicab.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 • HANOI (Halong Bay Excursion)

Depart Hanoi by motorcoach to Halong Bay, known as the Bay of the Descending Dragon. In a traditional Chinese junk, cruise magnificent Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With the bay's 3,000 islets as a backdrop, enjoy a delicious lunch of fresh seafood on board. This afternoon, time to explore some of the bay's fantastic caves. Observe the rhythms of daily life as you sail past floating villages, fishermen casting their nets and pearl fisheries. Return to Hanoi in time for dinner at a local restaurant.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 • HANOI to HUE

Transfer to the airport for an early morning flight to Hue, former imperial capital. Visit the old Imperial City, located in the Citadel. Within its walls are palaces and temples such as Thai Hoa Palace, Halls of the Mandarins and the Forbidden Purple City. Visit the Imperial tombs of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh. Tu Duc ruled Hue more than 100 years ago and was the longest reigning Emperor, while Khai Dinh's tomb, the last monument of the Nguyen Dynasty, was built in the 1920s. Check in to the La Residence Hotel and Spa .
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 • HUE to DANANG

After breakfast, drive across the Hai Van Pass with its spectacular views, en route to Danang. Stop for lunch at Lang Co, a scenic palm-shaded beach area on the South China Sea. Continue on to Danang where you have the afternoon at leisure to enjoy the beach and amenities at the Furama Resort Danang Hotel .

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner in Hotel

Day 8 •DANANG (Hoi An Excursion)

Drive to the picturesque trading port of Hoi An, where a walking tour includes such sights as Quan Cong Temple, the Japanese Covered Bridge, Trading Ceramics Museum and centuries-old pagodas. Return to Danang and visit the Cham Museum with its breathtaking sandstone sculptures, China Beach and the Marble Mountains. This evening, dinner is at the resort.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner in Hotel

Day 9 • DANANG to HO CHI MINH CITY

This morning, an early flight takes you to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon, now Vietnam's largest city. City sightseeing includes Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall, Reunification Palace and Ben Thanh Market, one of the city's liveliest areas. Continue on to the Chinese sector called Cholon, which means Big Market. Visit Binh Tay Market and Thien Hau Pagoda. Enjoy dinner in a local restaurant; overnight at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers .
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10 • HO CHI MINH CITY (Cu Chi Tunnels and Tay Ninh Excursion)

Today visit Cu Chi, an important base during the war because of its strategic location. The incredible Cu Chi Tunnels, a 125 mile long network of hidden tunnels used for storage, shelter, command posts, and hospitals were dug using only hand tools over a 25 year period, to defend against both French and American troops. Continue on to Tay Ninh, home of Caodism, an eclectic fusion of Eastern and Western religious philosophies. Visit the Caodai Great Temple before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

CAMBODIA

Day 11 • HO CHI MINH CITY to SIEM REAP (Angkor)

At leisure until afternoon transfer to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap, gateway to Cambodia's most famous landmark, Angkor Wat. Check in to the Sofitel Royal Angkor Hotel for dinner and overnight.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner at Hotel

Day 12 • ANGKOR

After breakfast, enjoy a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake to explore its fishing villages and the unique floating village of Chong Kneas. This afternoon, visit Angkor Wat, a World Heritage Site and one of the largest temple complexes in the world, containing exquisite examples of Khmer and Hindu art from the 12th century, and the jungle-entwined ruins of Ta Prohm. A sight not to be missed, visit the hilltop Phnom Bakheng temple this evening to watch the sunset over Angkor Wat, its domes awash in golden light.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

THAILAND

Day 13 • SIEM REAP to BANGKOK

This morning, continue your sightseeing of Angkor, including Angkor Thom, a fortified Royal City with its intriguing Bayon Temple and Terrace of Elephants. Transfer to the airport for your short flight to Bangkok, resplendent capital of Thailand. Check in to the Oriental Hotel . This evening, enjoy a classical Thai dance performance with your sumptuous dinner at renowned Sala Rim Nam restaurant.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Show

Day 14 • BANGKOK

Visit the Royal Grand Palace, official home of the Thai royal family. Proceed through dazzling Wat Phra Kaeo with its revered Emerald Buddha, Golden Chedhi, Pantheon of Kings and the Eight Colored Towers, with transfer by boat. After lunch at the Sukothai Hotel, visit the Jim Thompson House, noted for its traditional architecture and priceless antiques. Tonight, enjoy a relaxing dinner cruise on Bangkok's Chao Phraya River.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 15 • BANGKOK

Drive through the countryside to Damnernsaduak and its Floating Market, where vendors hawk their exotic goods along the canals (klongs) from produce-laden skiffs. Visit Nakorn Pathom, the world's tallest pagoda. Return to Bangkok where the afternoon is at leisure to explore on your own. Bid farewell to new friends at dinner this evening.
MEALS: American Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner at Hotel

Day 16• BANGKOK to HONG KONG/LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO or NEW YORK

Transfer to the airport for your flight home aboard Cathay Pacific Airways, traveling via Hong Kong. (Or you may choose to join our 4 Day Hong Kong Extension.)
MEALS: American Breakfast


CULTURAL HIGHLIGHTS:
HANOI:
3 Nights Hilton Hanoi Opera
Botanical Gardens, Ho Chi Minh Mauso­leum, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake, Old Quarter sightseeing by pedicab, Water Puppet show
HALONG BAY:
Day excursion to Halong Bay includes luncheon cruise on a traditional wooden boat; island stops to explore caves
HUE: 1 Night La Residence Hotel & Spa
Citadel's Imperial City including Thai Ho Palace, Halls of the Mandarins, Forbidden Purple City; Tombs of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh
DANANG: 2 Nights Furama Resort Danang
Scenic Hai Van Pass and lunch at Lang Co Beach; Hoi An excursion, Cham Museum, China Beach, Marble Mountains; leisure time at Furama beach resort
HO CHI MINH CITY (Saigon): 2 Nights Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers
Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall, Reunification Palace, Ben Thanh Market, Binh Tay Market, Thien Hau Pagoda; Cu Chi Tunnels and Tay Ninh day tour
SIEM REAP (Angkor Wat): 2 Nights Sofitel Royal Angkor
Tonle Sap boat trip including Chong Kneas floating village; Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm; sunset over Angkor Wat from Phnom Bakheng hilltop; Angkor Thom including Bayon Temple and the Terrace of Elephants
BANGKOK:
3 Nights Oriental Hotel
Thai dinner with classical dance performance; Royal Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaeo's Emerald Buddha, Golden Chedhi, Pantheon of Kings, Eight Colored Towers; Jim Thompson House; Floating Market at Damnernsaduak, Nakorn Pathom; dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya River


ALL INCLUSIVE FEATURES:

Round-trip transpacific air transportation
All Vietnam, Cambodia & Thailand air/land transportation
Fully Escorted from arrival Hanoi to departure Bangkok by our professional Tour Director
13 nights in Five Star hotels (Four Star deluxe in Hue)
13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners
Round-trip transfers between airport and hotel, baggage handling, hotel taxes and service charges
Sightseeing tours, cultural entertainment and performances as specified
$100,000 Automatic Flight Insurance for transpacific air ticketed by Pacific Delight World Tours
USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program

SATURDAY DEPARTURES/SUNDAY ARRIVALS:

Tour Cost (Per Person)†

Departure Date

Return
Date

AIR & LAND
from
Los Angeles

AIR & LAND from
New York

Single
Supp.

2007:

Apr 14

Apr 29

$5,688

$5,688

$1,850

Apr 28

May 13

$5,688

$5,688

$1,850

May 5

May 20

$5,688

$5,688

$1,850

May 19

Jun 3

$5,688

$5,688

$1,850

Jun 9

Jun 24

$6,048

$6,168

$1,850

Jun 23

Jul 8

$6,048

$6,168

$1,850

Jul 14

Jul 29

$6,048

$6,168

$1,850

Aug 11

Aug 26

$6,048

$6,168

$1,850

Sep 8

Sep 23

$5,688

$5,688

$1,850

Sep 22

Oct 7

$5,688

$5,688

$1,850

Oct 6

Oct 21

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Oct 20

Nov 4

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Oct 27

Nov 11

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Nov 3

Nov 18

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Dec 1

Dec 16

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Dec 15

Dec 30

$6,328

$6,448

$1,950

2008:

Jan 12

Jan 27

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Jan 26

Feb 10

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Feb 16

Mar 2

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Feb 23

Mar 9

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Mar 1

Mar 16

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Mar 8

Mar 23

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Mar 15

Mar 30

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Mar 22

Apr 6

$5,968

$5,968

$1,950

Special Notes:
Special Savings applicable to final payment
• All departures fully escorted with 10-16 passengers.
With less than 10 passengers, tour will be locally guided.
• East Coast Cities & Other Gateways: For domestic Add-On air fares from interior U.S. cities to Los Angeles, San Francisco or New York, refer to Add-On Fare Chart below.
• Air Taxes are additional and subject to change. Local departure taxes at some Southeast Asia airports must be paid in cash.
• For early flights on Days 6 & 9, a box breakfast will be provided.
• Weekend Surcharge: Add $45 in each direction for transpacific travel on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
• Supplemental charges apply on any departure if the group size is less than 6 members.
• Tour fares are subject to change.

4 DAY HONG KONG EXTENSION
TOUR CODE: 7AG04BHC

$828 per person/$570 Single Supp.
Minimum 2 passengers
Bangkok/Hong Kong flight
Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel
4 days / 3 nights
Breakfast daily
Transfers & baggage handling
Half Day Hong Kong Island tour


Cathay Pacific Airways Add-On Air Fare Chart

Low Season Add-On Fare (L): 8/16 C 12/09; 12/24 C 5/31
High Season Add-On Fare (H): 6/01 C 8/15; 12/10 C 12/23

ZONE 1: Via LAX Only • (L) $70.00 • (H) $130.00

Las Vegas , NV

Phoenix, AZ

San Diego , CA

ZONE 2: Via LAX Only • (L) $100.00 • (H) $160.00

Carlsbad, CA

Palm Springs , CA

Tucson, AZ

ZONE 3: Via LAX or SFO • (L) $130.00 • (H) $130.00

Boise, ID

Medford, OR

Spokane, WA

Eugene, OR

Portland, OR

Seattle, WA

ZONE 4: Via LAX or SFO • (L) $170.00 • (H) $230.00

Billings, MT

Denver, CO

Salt Lake City , UT

Colorado Springs , CO

Great Falls , MT

 

ZONE 5: Via NYC • (L) $70.00 • (H) $130.00
Via LAX or SFO • (L) $310.00 • (H) $370.00

Albany, NY

Hartford, CT

Syracuse, NY

Baltimore , MD

Norfolk , VA

Washington , DC

Boston, MA

Philadelphia, PA

 

Buffalo, NY

Rochester, NY

 

ZONE 6: Via LAX or SFO • (L) $310.00 • (H) $370.00

Abilene, TX

Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX

Laredo , TX

Monroe , LA

Albuquerque , NM

Dayton , OH

Lexington , KY

Montgomery , AL

Amarillo , TX

Des Moines , IA

Lincoln , NE

New Orleans , LA

Atlanta, GA

Detroit , MI

Little Rock , AR

Oklahoma City , OK

Augusta, GA

El Paso , TX

Louisville , KY

St. Louis , MO

Austin, TX

Evansville , IN

Lubbock , TX

San Antonio , TX

Baton Rouge , TN

Fayetteville , AR

Madison , WI

Savannah , GA

Birmingham , AL

Grand Rapids , MI

Memphis , TN

Shreveport , LA

Cedar Rapids , IA

Houston , TX

Milford , UT

Sioux Falls , SD

Chattanooga, TN

Indianapolis , IN

Milwaukee , WI

Toledo , OH

Chicago, IL

Jackson , MS

Minneapolis , MN

Tulsa , OK

Cincinnati, OH

Kansas City , MO

Mission , TX

Wichita , KS

Cleveland, OH

Knoxville , TN

Missoula , MT

 

Columbus, OH

Lafayette , LA

Mobile , AL

 

Corpus Christi , TX

Lansing , MI

Moline , IL

 

ZONE 7: Via NYC • (L) $130.00 • (H) $260.00
Via LAX or SFO • (L) $310.00 • (H) $310.00

Akron, OH

Ft. Myers , FL

Melbourne , FL

Richmond , VA

Allentown, PA

Ft. Wayne, IN

Miami, FL

Roanoke, VA

Augusta , ME

Greensboro , NC

Middletown , PA

Sarasota , FL

Burlington, VT

Greenville , SC

Myrtle Beach , SC

Tallahassee , FL

Charleston, SC

Harrisburg , PA

Naples , FL

Tampa , FL

Charleston, WV

Huntsville , AL

Orlando , FL

Tri City , VA

Charlotte, NC

Ithaca , NY

Panama City , FL

W. Palm Beach , FL

Columbia , SC

Jacksonville , FL

Pensacola , FL

Wilmington , NC

Daytona Beach , FL

Key West , FL

Pittsburgh , PA

Winston-Salem , NC

Elmira, NY

Kingston , NC

Portland , ME

 

Fayetteville, NC

Lancaster , PA

Providence , RI

 

Ft. Lauderdale , FL

Manchester , NH

Raleigh , NC

 

If your city is not shown on the lists above, please call us for information.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The above add-on fares are applicable only when using flights on Cathay Pacific Airways. Valid from April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008

   


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