Super Value Tours - Vietnam & Angkor Wat- 12 Days_Ho Chi Minh, Cu Chi, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Siem Reap

Vietnam & Angkor Wat- 12 Days

2020 Jan-May

Land Only from US $3249 - $3549

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Ho Chi Minh, Cu Chi, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Siem Reap

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THE SUPER VALUE TOURS DIFFERENCE  

A BETTER WAY TO TOUR: To us, 'value' means making a better way to tour. We love to surprise our guests with unique experiences, top-notch service, hidden local delights, & memories of a lifetime. Our tours are designed to balance sightseeing & free time while avoiding crowds and tourist traps.

Featured Arrangements

  • Southern Vietnam, Cu Chi Military Tunnels

Crawl through underground tunnels built during the Vietnam War. 

  • Central Vietnam, Hue 

Discover the ancient capital of Vietnam. Da Nang: Enjoy a luxury resort and relax on a private beach. Hoi An: Twilight walking tour through this UNESCO town. 

  • Northern Vietnam, Hanoi

Tour the Old Quarter; enjoy the famous Water Puppet show. Ha Long Bay: Overnight aboard our Elegance Paradise Cruise with exciting excursions. 

  • Angkor Wat

Be moved by the sunrise, daylight, and sunset views of Angkor Wat's beauty as you discover this 12th-century ruin of the Khmer Kingdom.

Luxury Accommodations:

  • Ho Chi Minh: Saigon Nikko Hotel – Japanese style elegance.
  • Hue: La Residence Hotel & Spa – French colonial style luxury.
  • Da Nang: Hyatt Regency – Luxury resort with private beach.
  • Hanoi: Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel Hanoi – Stay in an icon of Hanoi, right in the heart of the city.
  • Ha Long Bay: Paradise Cruise – The best cruise line in the bay (Please see "Must Know" section for upgrade details).
  • Siem Reap, Cambodia: Sofitel Resort – Cambodian-French style luxury hotel, just 10 minutes from Angkor Wat. 

 

Culinary Experiences  

Arranging great culinary experiences is a specialty we are very proud of. Our development team samples each meal before presenting them to our guests. On this trip, you will have a chance to taste Vietnamese delicacies, Vietnam-style buffet, Vietnamese French cuisine, Imperial Hue-style favorites, Hue delicacies, Hoi An's Three Treasures, outstanding Da Nang seafood, and more. 

 

Super Value Standard

  • Charismatic and knowledgeable Super Value trained guides.
  • A comprehensive travel insurance plan.
  • Hear our tour guide audibly with high-quality headsets.
  • Porterage service is included at every hotel.
  • Unlimited bottled water is provided throughout the entire trip. 

**Visas are required for all guests traveling to Vietnam (no landing visas) and Cambodia. Please visit our Passport & Visa Information Center for details.

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Day1

Depart North America for Vietnam sad

  • Guests may arrive early
  • Early arrival hotel options More info
    • Nikko Hotel Pre-tour hotel extension price:(per room/ per night/ breakfast included) - Please contact Super Value staff for assistance
Day2

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam 【Lunch, Dinner】

“Xin Chao!” or “welcome” to Vietnam! 

  • Airport pickup is available for flights arriving Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) from 9:30AM-4:00PM.
    • Guests with flights arriving before 12PM may enjoy a complimentary light lunch and 45 minute oil massage (must be 16 years old or older)..
  • Airline options to arrive in Ho Chi Minh before noon include: Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong, China Airlines, and Eva Air via Taipei, and Korean Airlines via Seoul. 
  • Ho Chi Minh Bus Tour
    • Enjoy the bustling city’s best-known sites, including Eiffel’s Art Deco Post Office and French Notre Dame

LunchPho Noodle Set DinnerSouth Vietnam Cuisine HotelHotel Nikko Saigon

Day3

Ho Chi Minh 【3 meals】

  • Cu Chi Military Tunnels: The tumultuous war history of Vietnam can be seen in this elaborate underground tunnel system, used to counter the American military efforts in the Vietnam War.  
  • Ho Chi Minh China Town "Cholon" bus tour
    • Pass through the well-known Binh Tay Market and historical Thien Hau Temple to enjoy the "Little Hong Kong" Cholon area. 
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BreakfastBuffet LunchVietnamese Local Specialties DinnerVietnamese Cuisine HotelHotel Nikko Saigon

Day4

Ho Chi Minh sadHue【3 meals】

Hue was Vietnam’s capital from 1802-1945, the city is home to the emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty. 

  • Tomb of Tu Duc The final resting place for Tu Duc is majestic, set amid lush gardens and pine groves. In contrast, the concrete tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh shows the later decline of the Vietnamese monarchy under French colonialism.(Optional and free of charge)
  • Hue River cruise 
    • Cruise an elegant wooden ship to enjoy beautiful sunset and riverside scenery while dining on famous imperial Hue Cuisine.
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BreakfastBuffet LunchVietnamese light lunch DinnerHue Royal dinner Hotel Azerai La Residence, Hue

Day5

 Hue(70 miles, 2.5 hrs) Da Nang【3 meals】

  • The Complex of Hue Monuments Walks inside the moated Citadel, which formally housed the Royal Palace, including the Forbidden Purple City.
  • Danang 
    • An early arrival to our resort allows you to enjoy the private beach & other relaxing facilities.. 
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BreakfastBuffet LunchHue Family Style Specialties DinnerHyatt hotel Vietnamese set menu HotelHyatt Regency Da Nang Resort & Spa

Day6

Da Nang (15 miles, 30 mins) Hoi An (15 miles, 30 mins) Da Nang【3 meals】

Da Nang:

  • Walk along the hotel’s private beach or take advantage of the luxury resort amenities.
  • Museum of Cham Sculpture An archeological delight for any history buff. (Optional and free of charge)
  • Son Tra Peninsula See the beautiful Goddess of Mercy statue standing 220ft tall and enjoy a bird's eye view of the Da Nang coastline. (Optional and free of charge)

Hoi An: 

  • A well-preserved town holds a deep sense of history with several centuries old temples, houses, and Japanese Bridge. Enjoy a walking tour through Hoi An’s picturesque Old Town
  • Evening Free Time: Hoi An’s real charm is best seen at night when lanterns dimly light the cobble stone streets. Get hand-tailored clothing and shoes made and delivered to your hotel in as little as 24 hours. 
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BreakfastBuffet LunchVietnamese Seafood DinnerHoi An Specialties HotelHyatt Regency Da Nang Resort & Spa

Day7

Da Nang sad Hanoi【3 meals】

Hanoi is graced by many parks and lakes. The Old Quarter features some magnificent French colonial architecture. After a good night’s rest, visit Hanoi’s celebrated sights.  

  • Old Quarter Enjoy nostalgic French architecture and local specialty markets with a walking tour of the 36 Streets.
  • Water Puppetry Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese performance, considered a national treasure.(Optional and free of charge)

* Dec.22 departure tour (VNC19C23B2E) will use Premium Room in Sofitle Metropole Hanoi, and will refund US$140/per room

* Triple room will use upgraded rooms, so no further refund provided 

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BreakfastBuffet LunchSofitel Hotel Afternoon Tea DinnerFrench Cuisine HotelSofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Day8

Hanoi smiley (100 miles, 3.5 hrs) Ha Long Bay【3 meals】

Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO world heritage site is one of Vietnam’s natural marvels with thousands of limestone islands rising out of an emerald green sea.  

  • Overnight on the luxurious Paradise Cruise: Savor the evening and early morning views of the magnificent bay.
  • Onboard activities include a welcome cocktail, morning meditation, Tai Chi class, cooking class, kayaking, movie night, and a romantic dinner with red wine.
  • Cave of Surprises Excursion: Hike the magnificent limestone formations of the biggest, most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
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BreakfastBuffet LunchParadise Cruise Vietnamese Buffet DinnerParadise Cruise Western Cuisine with Wine HotelHa Long Bay: Paradise Elegance Cruise

Day9

Ha Long Bay (100 miles, 3.5 hrs) Hanoi  Siem Reap, Cambodia【3 meals】

  • Capture early morning vistas of the bay while participating in Tai Chi class. 
  • Excursion to Titop (Titov) Island or Soi Sim Island: Go swimming, enjoy the beach, or hike to the top for a stunning, panoramic view of the Bay.
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BreakfastParadise Cruise breakfast LunchVietnamese light lunch DinnerCambodia Delicacies HotelSofitel Angkor Golf and Spa Resort

Day10

Siem Reap - Angkor Wat【3 meals】

  • Angkor National Museum: Learn about the Golden Era of the Khmer Kingdom, including the history, art, and culture of this mysterious bygone civilization.
  • After lunch, you may enjoy afternoon free time or a relaxing body massage at your own expense ($55/hour).

Angkor Wat 

  • Recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, explore the intricate temples, imposing stone towers, and massive sculptured Buddhas.
  • Sunset: Unwind at the end of the day and watch the sun dip below the monuments.

 

Siem Reap: Night Market and Pub Street

  • Browse the open air bazaar of the night markets, offering stalls of souvenirs, silks, and handicrafts. Pub Street is vibrant and offers visitors lively nightlife options from local eateries to live music.
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BreakfastBuffet LunchSofitel Angkor Hotel Cuisine DinnerKhmer Cuisine HotelSofitel Angkor Golf and Spa Resort

Day11

Siem Reap【3 meals】

Angkor Thom 

  • Built between the 9th -13th centuries to glorify the succession of Khmer Kings, Angkor Thom was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer Empire.
  • Banteay Srei (Citadel of the Women): Travel off the beaten path and visit this 10th-century Cambodian temple dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. Admire the deep red sandstone structure filled with delicate elaborate wall carvings.
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BreakfastBuffet LunchCambodian Local Delicacies DinnerApsara Dinner Show HotelSofitel Angkor Golf and Spa Resort

Day12

Siem Reap  Your Next Destination【Breakfast】

  • Sunrise at Angkor (optional and free of charge): Watch the sun peak over the towering temples of the Khmer Kingdom.
  • Depart from Siem Reap, Cambodia. “Chum Reap Leah” or Good Bye! 
  • Airport sendoff is available for flights departing Siem Reap Airport (REP) from 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf  If you have more time, extending your stay independently before or after our tour is a great way to explore more. We’re happy to help with hotel extensions; please contact our team for pricing and availability.

BreakfastBuffet

Health & Safety 

  • This tour involves standing and walking for up to 1 hour at a time over inclined or uneven streets.
  • Some areas of this tour, especially in Halong Bay and Angkor Wat, have many steps and are not wheelchair accessible.

Passports & Visas

  • Visas are required for all guests traveling to Vietnam (no landing visas) and Cambodia. Please see our Visa Information Center for details.  Visa fees not included in tour fare.

Upgrades/ Room arrangement

  • Halong Bay Cruise (Please click "book now" to see which ship we are using per tour date).
    • Paradise "Elegance" 
      • Room upgrades: Elegance Balcony Suite +USD $120; Captain View Terrace Suite +USD $185
    • IMPORTANT: Triple occupancy is not available aboard the cruise. If you are booking triple rooms throughout the tour, please note a USD $100 single room supplement will apply for the cruise. Upgrades subject to availability.
  • In the spirit of "Travel Happy" we do not believe in hidden fees - no options are sold on tour.
  • Double rooms are standard in La Residence Hotel / Hyatt hotel / Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel. Twin rooms (two beds) subject to availability.

 Dietary Restrictions

  • It's important everyone has a great dining experience while traveling with us! If you have a special meal restriction (i.e. no seafood, lamb, etc), please let us know. We will do our best to oblige, but we regret some dietary preferences may not be available due to cultural differences.
  • In case of domestic flight delays, we may re-adjust our itinerary and meals.

Luggage Handling

  • Domestic flights in Vietnam have a checked luggage limit of 44lbs (20kg) per person.
Cu Chi Tunnels

Hidden in the outskirts of Saigon, the vast Cu Chi complex is a 75-mile long maze of narrow underground tunnels which took 20 years to build.  Once used by the Viet Cong as an underground base to evade anti-communist forces and move supplies, the tunnels were only accessible through tiny camouflaged trap doors.  

 

 

We include a visit to the tunnels which are now part of the memorial park. If you’re daring, crawl in to experience the tunnels up close!

 

Notre Dame Cathedral

Sitting across the street from the Post Office, the red façade of the Notre Dame Cathedral is another reminder of the era of French domination in Vietnam. Built between 1877-1883, this Roman and Gothic style Cathedral used only materials that were shipped in from France. 

 

Saigon Central Post Office

The Saigon Central Post Office is the oldest post office in Vietnam. This fully functioning post office was designed by Gustave Eiffel, the architect who also designed the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Resembling a European Art Deco train station, the walls of the post office is decorated with historical maps of Vietnam. Don’t forget to send a postcard from the post office when you get there! 

 

The Citadel & Imperial City

A UNESCO World Heritage site, this walled fortress served as the Imperial Palace during the peak of the Hue Imperial Era. While often compared to the Forbidden City of Beijing, Hue’s Imperial Ruins have their unique architectural history and are said to be some of the most beautiful structures in Vietnam.


Tomb of Emperor Tu Duc

One of Hue’s most tranquil sights, the tomb and gardens serve as a memorial for Emperor Tu Duc, regarded as the last Emperor of Vietnam.

 

Hoi An Ancient Town

Having the rare distinction of escaping the destruction of Vietnam’s wartime, Hoi An retains a sense of history more than anywhere else in the country. Known for its classic charm, the Old Town of Hoi An has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage site.


36 Old Streets and Guilds (Old Quarter)

In the 13th century, Hanoi’s 36 guilds established the quarter, each taking a different street. The 36 streets still remain today varying from Incense Street & Fish Street to Silversmith Street & Buddhist Altars and Statues Street.

 

Hanoi Water Puppetry

Distinctive and unique, the Vietnamese Water Puppetry dates back to the 11th century. It takes place in a waist deep pool of water with puppeteers controlling the puppets from below the water.  How the water puppet show works is a secret guarded for centuries. Puppeteers use their dialect and code words to prevent outsiders from understanding their techniques. The performance usually depicts rural traditions such as rice planting, fishing, and village folklores. It is said this performing art is the best expression of Vietnamese culture.

 

Ha Long Bay

This magnificent UNESCO world heritage site is one of Vietnam’s natural marvels with thousands of limestone islands rising out of an emerald green sea. Staying overnight on a luxurious Paradise Cruise allows us to savor the evening and early morning views of the magnificent bay. Enjoy various onboard activities and offshore excursions. 

 

Angkor National Museum

Around 800AD, one of the ancient civilizations of our planet was being created. During the Golden Era of the Khmer Kingdom, one of the most powerful empires in Southeast Asia gave rise to magnificent art, culture, & architecture. These great inventions became one of the few wonders of the world that still amaze people throughout generations and still hold a significant impact in present-day Cambodian society.

 

Angkor National Museum takes visitors on a journey back in time from the creation to the highest point of Khmer civilization. Through interactive exhibits, visitors can develop a deeper understanding of customs, traditions and different beliefs of Khmer society.


Angkor Wat

Hidden within forests, the ruins of Angkor feature over one thousand temples and are recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, we find the spectacular Angkor Wat, known as the most massive religious monument in the world.


Angkor Thom

Angkor Thom was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer Empire.  It was established in the late twelfth century King Jayavarman VII's empire and was the centre of his massive building programme.  It covers an area of 9km², at the centre of the city is Jayavarman's state temple, the Bayon. 


Banteay Srei

Banteay Srei is a 10th-century Cambodian temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. It is built largely of red sandstone, a medium that lends itself to the elaborate decorative wall carvings. These factors have made the temple extremely popular, and have led to its widely praised as a "precious gem," or the "jewel of Khmer art."


Hotel Nikko Saigon

This 5-star property combines Japanese style of minimalistic and modern elegance with the convenience of its central location. Situated beside Now Zone Shopping Mall, it is walking distance to one of the best fashion hubs in Ho Chi Minh City. A TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice 2013 winner, the superior service, and quality of Hotel Nikko Saigon is the perfect introduction for our guests to experience the friendly local hospitality. Rest comfortably in the spacious guestrooms for a cozy and relaxing stay. 

Room  Information:

Room Type: Deluxe room

Size: 40 sqm

Twin Bed: 120 x 200 cm (2 beds)

DBL Bed: 200 x 200 cm (1 bed)

Triple Room: Rollaway bed (100x 190cm) will be added to Twin Room.

La Residence Hotel & Spa

Built during the heyday of the Art Deco era, this classic colonial style villa overlooks Hue's Perfume River and Citadel. Restored in 2005, every aspect of this hotel is carefully designed and furnished to reflect the glory of that era. This luxury hotel is centrally located and offers a range of amenities including complimentary Wi-Fi and an award winning Spa. Also, enjoy gourmet dining at the hotel's restaurant featuring first class French-Vietnamese fusion cuisine.

Room  Information:

Room Type: Superior Room

Size: 26 sqm

Twin Bed: 100 x 200 cm (2 beds)

DBL Bed: 180 x 200 cm (1 bed)

Triple Room: In order to maintain comfort and quality, extra beds are not available in room. Instead, we will use Deluxe room (30 sqm) plus 1 rollaway bed (90 x 190 cm), accommodation for 3 guests.

*King or queen size rooms are the main type. Twin rooms subject to availability. 

Hyatt Regency DaNang Resort & Spa

The stunning oceanfront view of majestic marble mountains against the East Vietnam Sea makes our stay here a truly unforgettable experience. Relax poolside with a refreshing Vietnamese coffee or enjoy a peaceful walk on the private beach; one of the most beautiful and pristine beaches you'll have a chance to see!

Room  Information:

Room Type: Ocean View Room

Size: 42 sqm

Twin Bed: 120 x 200 cm (2 beds)

DBL Bed: 180 x 200 cm (1 bed)

Triple Room: In order to maintain comfort and quality, extra beds are not available in room. Instead, we will use One Bedroom Residence (65 sqm) plus 1 rollaway bed (90 x 180 cm), accommodation for 3 guests.  ** 1DBL bed+ 1 extra bed

*King or queen size rooms are the main type. Twin rooms subject to availability. 

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi first opened in 1901 having been designed and built by two French investors. Standing the test of time, the hotel is recognized as Hanoi's legendary landmark for its contribution to the city's heritage..

Room  Information:

Room Type: Opera Wing Grand Premium Room 

Size: 48sqm

Twin Bed: 100 x 210 cm (2 beds)

DBL Bed: 200 x 210 cm (1 bed)

Triple Room: Rollaway bed (100x 200cm) will be added to Twin Room.

*King or queen size rooms are the main type. Twin rooms subject to availability. 

Paradise Elegance Cruise

Our special arrangements include an overnight cruise with Paradise Cruises, the most luxurious fleet on the bay. Enjoy sumptuous meals, stunning views of Halong Bay, and exciting activities such as cave hikes, kayaking, & swimming. Onboard amenities such as welcome cocktails, Tai Chi and cooking classes included.

Room  Information:

Paradise Elegance Cruise

Twin Bed: 97 x 200 cm (2 beds)

DBL Bed: 195 x 200 cm (1 bed)

Triple Room: In order to maintain comfort and quality, extra beds are not available in room. The third person should book an extra single room.

 

 

Sofitel Angkor Golf and Spa Resort

French architectural style with the elegance of Khmer culture, the Sofitel Angkor Resort is one of the best hotels in Siem Reap. The tropical-style landscape gardens, luxurious Spa center, and the largest irregularly shaped swimming pool in Cambodia are just a few amenities this hotel offers.  Located in the heart of Siem Reap and 10 minutes away from the Angkor Wat monuments, this 5-star oasis combines modern comforts and luxury with colonial style elegance. Each room overlooks the garden, pool, or lagoon to ensure guests can feel the tranquility of their surroundings. 

Room  Information:

Room Type: Superior room

Size: 36 sqm

Twin Bed: 123 x 197 cm (2 beds)

DBL Bed: 199 x 198 cm (1 bed)

Triple Room: Rollaway bed (123x 197cm) will be added to Twin Room. 

  • Southern Vietnamese Traditional Peppered Shrimp Salad


  • Fried Spring Rolls
  • Stewed Chicken with Lotus Seeds
  • Coq Au Vin Rouge
  • Bánh Xèo (Vietnamese Savory Crepes)


  • Chicken Pho
  • Steamed Clams with Wine
  • Hoi An's Three Treasures: Cao Lau (Dry Noodles)
  • Hoi An - White Rose Dumplings
  • Bún bò Huế (Hue specialty beef noodle)
  • Fig Salad with Shrimp & Pork
  • Fried Spring Roll
  • Fried Squid Balls
  • Wedding Cake
  • Cambodian Grilled Tiger Prawns
  • Modern Cambodian Cuisine


  • Steamed Coconut Tiger Shrimp

Henry L. - Pleasant Hill, CA( Dec 6, 2017 )

Excellent, excellent experience on the Super Value Tour to Vietnam/Cambodia. Thy, the Vietnamese tour guide is experienced, professional, and provides valuable insight and local flavor. The accommodations are five star (The Chinese Premier stayed at our Hanoi Hotel) and meals (big variety available) are all included and are outstanding examples of local cuisine. I definitely would book again with Super Value Tours. Great value, complete, comprehensive tour.

Randall L. - Pleasant Hill, CA( Nov 12, 2017 )

Greetings from Hanoi! Just a quick note to let you know that our tour guide Thi has been wonderful and outstanding just in the short time we have been with her ... and she ALWAYS has a smile on her face !!! We are lucky to have her ... thank you so much for choosing her to lead our group!

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