Treasures of Vietnam and Angkor Wat by znw65712


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     AAA Affordable Luxury

                  Treasures of Vietnam and Angkor Wat
     C      ome face-to-face
       with the warm smiles of Vietnam, from city
                                                        Your Exclusive Itinerary
                                                        Day 1 – Arrive Hanoi & Cyclo Adventure
                                                        Settle-in to your Deluxe Hanoi View Rooms at the 5-star InterContinental Westlake,
       to countryside. Awake to a golden sunrise
                                                        wonderfully situated on the shores of the city’s largest lake.
       deep in the dreamy landscapes of Ha Long
                                                        Day 2 – From Ancient Monuments to Avant Garde Art
       Bay. Then marvel at the glory that was once      In-depth sightseeing explores across the centuries from the Temple of Literature,
       Angkor. Treasured memories will be made as       built in 1076, to the imposing Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Stroll the atmospheric
       you explore with our friendly, experienced       lanes of the Old Quarter, now home to many artists’ studios. Stop by a gallery for a
                                                        private wine reception and meet with the artist. Then dive into the timeless rhythms
       guides in the intimate company of no more
                                                        of the city... A cyclo ride along charming streets and a water puppet performance.
       than 20 guests.                                  Dine tonight at Wild Lotus Restaurant. Meals B,L,D
                                                        Day 3 – Out and About in the Countryside

        Engaging Experiences...                         Thay Pagoda impresses with its fine carvings ornamented with lacquer and gold.
                                                        Sit down to a relaxing lunch in the ancient village of Duong Lum. Meals B,L
       O n ly f O r a a a m e m b e r s !               Day 4 – Journey to Ha Long Bay c for an Overnight Cruise
                                                        The Bhaya is styled after an Emperor’s ship and she’ll carry you deep into the
      • Step inside Hanoi’s thriving art scene at our   haunting landscapes of Ha Long Bay. Meals B,L,D
        private gallery reception.                      Day 5 – Arise in Ha Long Bay and Travel to Hue c
      • Whet your appetite for Vietnamese cuisine at    Early risers can invigorate with Tai Chi on deck as the sun casts its first light across
                                                        the peaks and coves of this magnificent bay. Later, you fly to Hue and check-in to
        a cooking class and al fresco lunch.            La Residence Hotel & Spa. Meals B,D
      • Dress for dinner at Saigon’s Au Manoir          Day 6 – Getting to Know Hue
        de Khai, set in a restored French               Walk the shady banks of the Perfume River to visit the Imperial Citadel and the
        Colonial mansion.                               former home of Princess Ngoc Son where you meet the present owner. Meals B,L
                                                        Day 7 – Across the Hai Van Pass to Hoi An
      • Savor the cuisine of Viroth’s                   Travel across the scenic Hai Van Pass to Danang and on to the historic port of Hoi
        in Siem Reap, sleek,                            An, known as Faifo to early Dutch and Portuguese traders. Check-in to the Victoria
        stylish and hailed for its                      Hoi An Resort before sightseeing and dinner at the Brothers Cafe. Meals B,L,D
        traditional Khmer fare.                         Day 8 – In and Around Hoi An
                                                        Journey down river for a culinary class and lunch at the Red Bridge Cooking School.
     4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites c                    Then stroll through peaceful Cam Thanh as children return home from school and
                                                        water buffalo are tended to... the timeless rhythms of village life. Meals B,L

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Day 9 – From the Ruins of My Son c to Bustling Saigon
Explore astounding jungle ruins at My Son, the capital of the glorious                                       Duong Lam3
                                                                                                Luang Prabang
Hindu-based Champa Kingdom which flourished here until the 13th                                            LAOS
                                                                                                                                1 Ha Long Bay
century. Then fly to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) where you’ll be met and
escorted to the historic Majestic Hotel. Meals B,D
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Day 10 – Explore the Cu Chi Tunnels and Sites of Saigon                                                                   Hue 2
                                                                                                                                  2 Hoi An       C h i n a
Marvel at Cu Chi’s secret trapdoors, underground kitchens and living                                                                               S e a
quarters. Return to the city and take in the highlights, like Reunification                                         Siem Reap/
Hall and the Colonial-era Post Office. Tonight, head to Au Manoir de Khai for                                     3 Angkor Wat
classic French cuisine in a restored Colonial mansion. Meals B,L,D
Day 11 – Fly to Siem Reap, Cambodia                                                                    Gulf                2 Ho Chi Minh City
Fly to Siem Reap and stay at the enchanting Sofitel Royal Resort. Meals B                               of
Day 12 – The Glory of Angkor Wat & Angkor Thom
An unforgettable day unfolds as you explore the riches of the Khmer
Empire. Late in the day, your guide leads you to a prime vantage point to          All this is included... 14 days from $4,199
witness the sun set over Angkor, a breathtaking spectacle. Meals B,L,D            Luxury hotels & resorts, 29 meals, comprehensive small
Day 13 – Ruins of Angor c - Exploring Farther Afield                              group sightseeing balanced by leisure time, special AAA
Venture off the beaten path to temples less visited but equally impressive.       private events, luggage handling, all on-tour transportation &
Farewell dinner at world-famous Viroth’s. Meals B,D                               internal flights, comprehensive travel insurance and visa fees.
Day 14 – Depart Siem Reap
                                                                                            BooK witH totAL confidence
Bid adieu as your tour concludes this morning. Meals B
                                                                                  • 100% cash refund up to 30 days before travel.
                                                                                  • Only $100 deposit to lock in your trip cost.
           Your extraordinary hotels,                                             • Travel insurance coverage and all visa fees included.
         elegant ship & tropical resorts
                         InterContinental West Lake, Hanoi                                        We never cancel a departure
                         You’ll love the breathtaking vistas of the city from
                                                                                                                       Per Person, Double Single Supplement
                         your Deluxe Hanoi View Rooms at this new luxury
                         hotel, hailed for its enviable location overlooking    Jan 11, Feb 22, Mar 8, Apr 19               $4299                   $1300
                         the city’s largest lake.                               May 24, Sep 13                                4199                   1300
                                                                                Oct 25, Nov 8, Dec 6                          4299                   1300
                         Bhaya Cruise, Ha Long Bay                              Call your AAA Travel Professional for international economy or business airfare
                         Inspired by the elegance of Emperor Khai Dinh’s        which includes arrival and departure transfers. Prices are per person, double.
                         legendary wooden junk, the Bhaya offers 5-star         Vietnam and Cambodia visa fees of $199 per person and our Travel Insurance cost
                         cruising fit for a king! Handcrafted furnishings       of $195 per person is included, but purchase is not mandatory and the policy can
                         with gold and white fittings set the tone.             be optionally deducted from your trip cost at the time of final payment.
                                                                                Solo travelers save $200 off their next trip.
                         La Residence, Hue
                         Set on the banks of the Perfume River, the Art
                         Deco styling of this Sofitel boutique hotel
                         captures the grandeur of Colonial Indochina.               Extend & Experience More
                         Victoria Resort, Hoi An
                         Retreat to your own private balcony from your
                         spacious, beautifully furnished Deluxe Seaside
                         Room here at this charming resort perfectly
                         located on a private white sand beach.
                                                                                       Luang Prabang c                             Hong Kong
                         Majestic, Ho Chi Minh City                                     4 days from $789                          4 days from $799
                         Step into history in your City Deluxe Room at            Pristine and untouched... The Jewel      Hong Kong never fails to delight,
                         our French Colonial landmark hotel in the heart          of Indochina is the perfect way to       whether it’s your first or your
                         of the city.                                             enhance your journey to Southeast        fifth visit. Choose from our
                                                                                  Asia. See page 46.                       handpicked collection of fine
                                                                                                                           hotels. See page 45.
                         Sofitel Royal Golf and Spa Resort, Angkor                           Bangkok
                         French and Khmer styles blend together                           4 days from $599                            Phuket
                         harmoniously at this expansive luxury resort,            Sophisticated, dramatic, a thrill for           4 days from $599
                         the closest to the ruins of Angkor.                      the senses! Complement your trip         Palm-fringed, powdery white
                                                                                  with a stay in Bangkok.                  beaches are the perfect place
                                                                                  See page 44.                             to unwind after your enriching
                                                                                                                           journey. See page 46.

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