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WELCOME … to our brand new Little Orient Travel Brochure – a carefully selected range of tour programs and hotels giving you the peace of mind that your holiday budget can be taken care of before you travel. The Indochina Journeys collection allows you to plan in advance, each one of our selected programs offers a varying levels of inclusions, allowing you to make the choice – full details of what’s included in each package price is detailed on the individual pages. IMAGINE YOURSELF … enjoying delicious meals, expertly prepared for you, exotic drinks by the pool, fabulous entertainment and a wide range of exciting sports on land and on the water. CONSIDER … the convenience of an all Inclusive program. Our Indochina Journeys holidays are all fantastic value for money with a range of special offers from room upgrades to free nights offers – whenever you travel. CHOOSE … from the classic tours to the most luxury program, sour Indochina Journeys favourites, including tour packages to Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos as well as to these three countries. Whatever your choice, you can be guaranteed excellent services, facilities and amenities for both couples and families together with the flexibility of being able to choose your own departure days and holiday durations.

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INTRODUCTION INDOCHINA MAP ABOUT VIETNAM VIETNAM TOUR PROGRAMS 16 ABOUT CAMBODIA 18 CAMBODIA PROGRAMS 22 ABOUT LAOS 24 LAOS TOUR PROGRAMS 28 INDOCHINA TOUR PROGRAMS 34 TERMS & CONDITIONS

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INTRODUCTION

WELCOME TO LITTLE ORIENT TRAVEL!

WHO WE ARE? At the early start, Little Orient Travel was a small tour operator for individual travelers visiting Vietnam, and has since rapidly grown with expansion of its activities over the border to other Asian countries. Located in Hanoi, the Capital City of Vietnam, our company also has representative agent in Laos, Cambodia and Thailand. The omnipresent flag allows us to not only better serve clients but also make arrangement in a timely manner. At Little Orient Travel we know the importance of the human touch as well as customer's anticipation of quick response therefore we equip the head office with modern communication system allowing us to response to all enquiries and bookings within 24 hours. More than that, At Little Orient Travel, the customer relationship doesn't end when you hit the "book" button. The Little Orient Travel Care Team is on the case 24/7 while you're on the road, providing automated travel Alerts and Travel Updates via your choice : Mobile Phone, Paper, PDA or Email...

WHAT MAKES US SPECIAL? As guideline of Little Orient Travel, we aim to share our experience and information with people who wish to discover all aspects of this exotic destinations. The information in this web site is coming from different sources such as clients' feedback, local tourism authority, local suppliers, researcher... Our Site was designed for you - to make your travel planning experience easier and more affordable. We also provide many other tools, information, useful links, community and assistance to make clients' visit to our website as pleasant and trouble-free as possible. Specializing in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Thailand, we have established special arrangements for clients with a growing number of hotels and travel products. The hotel portfolio increases daily to meet the accommodation needs of travelers seeking a high standard of lodging at extremely competitive prices in key destinations. The package tours described in our website range from easy touring to challenging activities, all focusing in some depth on culture, history, lifestyle, wildlife , cuisine and landscape of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia and Thailand that are generally quite different to your own. Based on different hotel categories running from standard to deluxe, our products will give travelers of diverse backgrounds and interests numerous options to choose from. At every trip, we ensure the itinerary is well-paced, the transport is interesting and safe and the hotels are well located, the guide are informative and friendly. Additionally, the trip is also carefully calculated to bring you a perfect balance between adventure and comfort, exploration and relaxation.

WHAT IS OUR QUALITY? At Little Orient Travel we fully realize that our success depends on customer satisfaction so we are developing the business in own way with a sincere commitment to overall quality. This means that we undertake everything within our power to exceed the Clients’ expectation in terms of quality and value. We analyze daily clients' feedbacks and reviews from the hotels to make sure that we offer the highest quality and the most competitive product. At every opportunity, we strive to give good value for money however, believing that clients will be better off with a reliable and consistent service than with a cheap and poor product. No matter what your enquiry is, our specialists will carefully work on it and provide you with invaluable and advisory offers. So if you have any additional question about our company, you are welcome to drop us a line. We will do our best to get back to you quickly.

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VIETNAM >> COUNTRY PROFILE

Halong Bay - Vietnam

OVERVIEW

Recognized one of the most interesting countries in the world to discover, Vietnam is full of beauties and mysteries. Her landscapes will delight you, her long and often misunderstood history will intrigue you, and her friendly people will inspire you. Most visitors to Vietnam are overwhelmed by the sublime beauty of the country's natural setting: the Red River Delta in the north, the Mekong Delta in the south and almost the entire coastal strip are a patchwork of brilliant green rice paddies tended by women in conical hats. There are some virgin beaches along the coast, while inland there are soaring mountains, some of which are cloaked by dense, misty forests. Vietnam also offers an opportunity to see a country of traditional charm and rare beauty rapidly opening up to the outside world.

CLIMATE

With a multitude of altitudes and latitudes there's always somewhere that is pleasantly sunny and warm if you're prepared to find it. Temperatures are usually hot around the low 30°Cs (high 80°Fs), but if you head north and along the coast they cool down to comfortable temperatures towards January. The weather is determined by two monsoons; the winter monsoon comes from the northeast between October and March bringing wet chilly winters to areas north of Nha Trang, but dry and warm temperatures to the south. From April or May to October, the southwestern monsoon brings warm, humid weather and buckets of rain to the whole country except for those areas sheltered by mountains. THE SOUTH: The dry season is from December to June with March to May being particularly hot and humid. Temperature ranges from 27°C to 36°C. The wet season, with short and heavy rain showers, is from July to November. Temperatures average between 22°C and 27°C. THE NORTH: Unlike the South, North Vietnam has four seasons. Winter is from December to February - it can be extremely cold in Hanoi and the mountainous regions, with overnight temperatures of 4°C and daytime highs between 10°C and 20°C. Thermal clothing is a good idea if trekking in winter. Summer is June to August – expect hot and humid conditions at this time. Temperatures average 27°C to 30°C with high humidity.

WHEN TO GO

Travelers should take the Tet Festival (late January or early February) into account when planning a trip. Travel (including international travel) becomes very difficult, hotels are full and many services close down for at least a week and possibly a lot longer. On the other hand, The Tet Celebration creates a million-dollar chance to take an insight into the traditional side of this country.

WHAT TO DO

Vietnam offers a varying feast for the eyes. Check out tranquil Mui Ne Beach, or the bustling party scene further north in Nha Trang. Explore the splendid rock formations, sea cliffs and grottoes of Halong Bay. Trek through the northern mountains or sashay through the colonial elegance of Ho Chi Minh City.

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HANOI - THE CAPITAL CITY

Vietnam's small and pleasant capital lies at the heart of the northern Red River Delta, and is a city of lakes, leafy boulevards and open parks with a French colonial feel. Hanoi was founded in 1010, and became the center of government for the Indochina Union under French rule in 1888. In 1954 it became the official capital of independent Vietnam. Today ancient crumbling buildings dating from the 11th century lie scattered among grand French colonial residences, while shrines and monuments to Vietnam's first president, Ho Chi Minh, sit in the shadow of modern high-rise buildings. The streets of the Old Quarter preserve age-old customs, where trade takes one back half a century, and temples, pagodas and monuments reflect the historic character of Vietnam. Although a city of historical importance, and the social and cultural center of Vietnam, it is a surprisingly modest and charming place, far slower and less developed than Ho Chi Minh City in the south. Hanoi has retained its appealing sense of the old world, despite the onset of a brisk tourism trade in 1993, absorbing the boom of hotels, travelers' hangouts and Internet cafes, and the gradual infiltration of western-style food and fashions into the once inaccessible city. As the early morning mist rises from the serene Hoan Kiem Lake, tracksuit-clad elders perform the slow movements of tai chi, like park statues coming to life. Streets become filled with activity, mopeds and bicycles weave among pedestrians, while cyclo drivers (three-wheeled bicycle taxis) clamour for attention, and postcard vendors cluster around tourists like bees sensing an open honey pot. Hanoi is fast becoming one of the most enticing and interesting cities in Asia. As a cultural center there are traditional water puppet shows, and music and dance performances. It is also a good base for excursions to the beautiful Halong Bay, or into the Hoang Lien Mountains inhabited by several hill tribes.

HO CHI MINH CITY

Ho Chi Minh City, better known by its former name of Saigon, is a brazen, industrious and dense metropolis, the largest city in Vietnam and the business capital of the country. With a population of five million, it is crowded, noisy and dirty, yet it is also exciting and historic, the essence of the nation. Located on the Saigon River on the edge of the Mekong Delta, Saigon became the capital of the Republic of South Vietnam and was the American headquarters during the Vietnam War. Two years later the Communist north took control of the country, the city's name was changed to Ho Chi Minh City, and recession and poverty ensued. Despite its quite recent past, Ho Chi Minh City nevertheless possesses various beautiful buildings, displaying a characteristic combination of Vietnamese, Chinese and European cultures. These include Nha Rong (Dragon House Wharf), Quoc To Temple (National Ancestors Temple), Xa Tay (Municipal Office), Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theatre as well as many pagodas and churches (Vinh Nghiem, Giac Vien, Giac Lam, Phung Son pagodas...). Ho Chi Minh City’s nightlife has become very cosmopolitan in recent years and there are literally hundreds of bars, pubs, night clubs and discotheques to pick from for a night on the town. Although overshadowed by modern and Asiatic influences, a little of Ho Chi Minh City's French colonial charm still remains, evident in the graceful architecture, wide boulevards, and a sidewalk cafe society. It is not for the attractions that one visits Ho Chi Minh City however, but for the vibrancy of its street life, and its proximity to the Mekong Delta. Further afield, popular day trips from Ho Chi Minh City include the incredible Cu Chi Tunnels built by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long years of struggle for independence and the bizarre Cao Dai Temple at Tay Ninh.

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VIETNAM >> THE BEST OF VIETNAM - 08 DAYS

DAY 01: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - ARRIVE IN HANOI

DAY 04: HANOI - HUE

Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel for check-in and tour-briefing. In the afternoon, an orientation tour of Hanoi, and a chance to acclimate yourself. You’ll have time to enjoy a walking tour of Hanoi’s famous “Old Quarter,” noted for its 36 guild streets. The evening is highlighted with a welcome dinner at a friendly & typical Vietnamese restaurant invited by Little Orient Travel and follow by a performance of the famed Water Puppet Theatre of Hanoi, a traditional art form created by village farmers around the Red River Delta region. Unique, but recognized internationally. Overnight in Hanoi.

Today, we take a very early flight out of Hanoi for Hue – the ancient capital during Nguyen Dynasty and the self-proclaimed intellectual and artistic center of Vietnam. Enjoy a special breakfast in box prepared by a 4* hotel on the way to airport. Upon arrival to Hue our guide and car will take you to visit the Imperial Citadel and Tu Duc Tomb. Return to hotel to refresh and in the afternoon enjoy a leisure trip on the quiet and peaceful Perfume River and a chance to visit Thien Mu Pagoda. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 02: HANOI - HALONG OVERNIGHT CRUISE In the morning we start our exploration day by a ride to Halong Bay, northeast of Hanoi and enter into the Red River Delta, rich with rural beauty and picturesque rice-farming villages. Not just pictures, we can stop for close-up views of buffalos ploughing, women in conical hats scooping their paddies. Once reaching Halong Bay, we board our cruise and set sail for an extraordinary cruise of Halong Bay. Declared as the World Heritage Site twice for its nature beauty and geological by UNESCO, we’ll cruise through its three-thousand islands and rich rock-formations and stop at Ga Choi Island, Dinh Huong Island, Dog Island, Sail Island… You’ll be able to sample the rich seafood served on-board while viewing the islands. Late afternoon we have chance to explore the bay on our kayaks. We’ll close out the day by a romantic dinner and overnight on board.

DAY 03: HALONG BAY - HANOI Wake-up for sun shine and morning coffee then we take a bamboo boat to visit Sung Cot Cave – one of the largest in Halong Bay. We then continue our exploration by the cruise passby the city’s market – Hon Gai and enjoy our last seafood lunch on-board before get back to Halong City. Our car will take us back to Hanoi in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.

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DAY 05: HUE - DANANG - HOIAN After breakfast we drive to Danang through Hai Van Pass and visit to the world-famous Cham Museum in Danang, and an introduction to the history and culture of Champa. The we drive 30km to Hoian Town south of Danang. The day will be spent exploring Hoian’s winding streets and centuriesold architecture, which combines Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese influences. Highlighted are the Chinese Assembly Hall, homes of the old merchant families. ancient temples, and the Japanese Bridge. Overnight in Hoian.

DAY 06: HOIAN - DANANG - HO CHI MINH CITY Morning is free at leisure to visit Hoian and do some shopping on your own then at noon we fly to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival there is a city overview tour of the important landmarks: The Central Post Office, The former Presidential Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Saigon waterfront, and finally, the excitement of the Cho Lon District (Saigon’s ‘China-town.’) You’ll have ample opportunity to experience the Binh Tay Central Market and the Thien Hau Pagoda. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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DAY 07: HO CHI MINH CITY - VINH LONG DAY TRIP This day we will have chance to sample life in the Mekong River area by a full day trip exploration to Vinh Long. Take a leisurely boat-ride to fruit farms and markets bustling with Delta life. Sample local foods and fruit, and the rich bounty of the Mekong. Afternoon return to Ho Chi Minh City for the night. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 08: DEPARTURE FROM HO CHI MINH CITY Rest and relax before departure from Ho Chi Minh City, or explore the city on your own. Transfer and departure assistance provided.

What’s Included and Not Included? INCLUDED: • Accommodation • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner plus snacks throughout the day • Domestic Air Tickets (Hanoi – Hue//Danang – Ho Chi Minh City) • English or French speaking guide • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time • Additional surprises NOT INCLUDED: • International Departure Tax (25 US$) • International Air Tickets • Visa fees • Not mentioned services • Tip and gratuities

Our Preferred Accommodations: LOCATION

ACCOMODATION DELUXE

SUPERIOR

STANDARD

HANOI

Sofitel Plaza Hotel

Maison D’Hanoi

Star View Hotel

HALONG BAY

Bhaya Cruises

Victory Cruise

Huong Hai Junks

HUE

Saigon Morin Hotel

Park View Hotel

Hue Queen Hotel

HOIAN

Golden Sand Resort

Hoian Beach Resort

Lotus Hotel

HO CHI MINH CITY

Majestic Hotel

Rex Hotel

Lavender Hotel

ONE STOP SHOP TO TRAVEL TO INDOCHINA -

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VIETNAM >> VIETNAM LUXURY RELAXATION – 11 DAYS

DAY 01: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - ARRIVE IN HANOI (-,-,D)

DAY 04: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B,L,-)

Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel for check-in, tour-briefing and free at leisure to acclimate yourself. Overnight in Hanoi.

Wake-up for sun shine and morning coffee then we take a bamboo boat to visit Sung Cot Cave – one of the largest in Halong Bay. We then continue our exploration by the cruise pass-by the city’s market – Hon Gai and enjoy our last seafood lunch on-board before get back to Halong City. Our car will take us back to Hanoi in the afternoon.

DAY 02: HANOI SIGHTSEEING (B,-,-) Meet your guide at hotel and start a full day city tour of Vietnam’s capital. Hanoi is a unique city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental temples. We’ll see the city’s outstanding historical and cultural sites: President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, the Presidential homes. We’ll continue to the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature, and become acquainted with Viet Nam’s two major religions, Buddhism and Confucianism. We top off the morning by touring the Fine Arts Museum then enjoy lunch at a nice restaurant (on your own). We restart in the afternoon with the Museum of Ethnology where cultures of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups are depicted. We get back to the very heart of Hanoi for a walk around the Lake of the Restored Sword then explore the famous Old Quarter of 36 guild streets by rickshaw. Evening highlight is a performance of the internationally renowned water puppetry theater. Return to hotel and finish the memorable trip. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 03: HANOI - HALONG BAY OVERNIGHT CRUISE (B,L,D) In the morning we start our exploration day by a ride to Ha Long Bay, northeast of Hanoi and enter into the Red River Delta, rich with rural beauty and picturesque rice-farming villages. Not just pictures, we can stop for close-up views of buffalos ploughing, women in conical hats scooping their paddies. Once reaching Halong Bay, we board our cruise and set sail for an extraordinary cruise of Halong Bay. Declared as the World Heritage Site twice for its nature beauty and geological by UNESCO, we’ll cruise through its three-thousand islands and rich rock-formations and stop at Ga Choi Island, Dinh Huong Island, Dog Island, Sail Island… You’ll be able to sample the rich seafood served on-board while viewing the islands. Late afternoon we have chance to explore the bay on our kayaks. We’ll close out the day by a romantic dinner and overnight on board.

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DAY 05: HANOI - NHA TRANG (B,-,-) Morning flight to Beach Town of Nha Trang. Total immersion in Sunlight, Sandy Beaches, and the surrounding emerald waters of the South China Sea. The day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Overnight in Nha Trang.

DAY 06: NHA TRANG EXCURSION (B,L,-) Full day experiencing Nha Trang by boat. Cruise to Nha Trang’s exotic islands to indulge in swimming, snorkeling, or a myriad of other activities, and most of all, Nha Trang is famous for its locally produced seafood.

DAY 07: NHA TRANG - DALAT (B,-,-) Drive to the Lang Biang Highland of Da Lat. Enjoy the splendid sceneries along the way to Da Lat. Upon arrival in Da Lat - the “Petit Paris”, you will be transferred to hotel and refresh yourselves. Overnight in Da Lat.

DAY 08: DALAT CITY TOUR (B,-,-) A morning visit to Prenn waterfall en route. Euphemized “The city of Eternal Spring”, Dalat boasts her numerous flower gardens, pine forests, vineyards and colorful markets. Other highlights include the 1930’s Dalat Railway Station, Truc Lam pagoda, the summer palace of the last Emperor of Vietnam and the fascinating Lam Dong Museum. Overnight in Da Lat.

DAY 09: DALAT - HO CHI MINH CITY (B,-,-) Airport transfer is provided for short flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

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A city-overview is provided upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City: The Central Post Office, The former Presidential Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Saigon waterfront, and finally, the excitement of the Cho Lon District (Saigon’s China-town). Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

What’s Included and Not Included? INCLUDED: • Accommodation • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner plus snacks throughout the day • Domestic Air Tickets (Hanoi – Nha Trang//Dalat – Ho Chi Minh City) • English or French speaking guide • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time • Additional surprises

DAY 10: HO CHI MINH CITY - CU CHI TUNNELS (B,-,-) Meet your private guide at hotel at 8:30 AM then drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Cu Chi Tunnels. That’s an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence. There is a chance to visit the underground shelters where the revolutionary cadres were living. Leaving Cu Chi we drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

NOT INCLUDED: • International Departure Tax (25 US$) • International Air Tickets • Visa fees • Not mentioned services • Tip and gratuities

DAY 11: DEPARTURE FROM HO CHI MINH CITY (B,-,-) Rest and relax before departure from Ho Chi Minh City, or explore the city on your own. Transfer and departure assistance provided.

Our Preferred Accommodations: LOCATION

ACCOMODATION DELUXE

HANOI

Sofitel Legend Hanoi

HALONG BAY

Emeraude Cruise

NHA TRANG DALAT HO CHI MINH CITY

SUPERIOR Mecure Hanoi La Gare Hotel Victory Cruise

Princess D’Annam Resort & Spa L’Anmien Mui Ne Resort & Spa Sofitel Dalat Palace Hotel

Ana Mandara Villas Resort

Park Hyatt Hotel

Caravelle Hotel

INDOCHINA SPECIALISTS - We’ve been operating in Indochina for years. Rest assured we have our finger on the pulse of this ever- changing region. Before you leave, our expert reservations and retail teams will gladly assist you with anything you need. Our bases in the region ensure you receive unrivalled on-the-ground support when you travel with us.

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VIETNAM >> UNSEEN VIETNAM – 14 DAYS

DAY 01: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - ARRIVE IN HANOI (-,-,D)

DAY 04: SAPA (B,-,-)

Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel for check-in, tour-briefing and free at leisure to acclimate yourself. Enjoy Welcome Dinner hosted by Little Orient Travel at one of the most traditional restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.

An entire day to enjoy the natural wonders, or learn more about the varied cultures of the region’s Hill People. We will have ample opportunity to visit different villages of the H’mong, Red Dao, and Tay people in the Muong Hoa Valley. Home visits are included, and be sure to bring our cameras. This is a Photographer’s paradise. Walking by foot, hill climbing, trekking, or taking it easy by jeep. Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 02: HANOI FULL DAY CITY TOUR - TRAIN TO SAPA Meet your guide at hotel and start a full day city tour of Vietnam’s capital. Hanoi is a unique city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental temples. We’ll see the city’s outstanding historical and cultural sites: President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, the Presidential homes, the National Assembly area, and an opportunity to learn more about the country’s constitution. We’ll continue to the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature, and become acquainted with Vietnam’s two major religions, Buddhism and Confucianism. We top off the morning by touring the Fine Arts Museum then enjoy lunch at a nice restaurant. We restart in the afternoon with the Museum of Ethnology where cultures of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups are depicted. We get back to the very heart of Hanoi for a walk around the Lake of the Restored Sword then explore the famous Old Quarter of 36 guild streets by rickshaw. Evening highlight is a performance of the internationally renowned water puppetry theater. Return to Hanoi station and finish the memorable trip. Night train to Sapa.

DAY 03: SAPA (B,-,-) Early morning arrival at Lao Cai, then transfer upland to the town of Sapa and hotel check-in. The rest of the day is devoted to exploring this exotic region of the Northern Hill Country, visiting the unusual markets, and getting acquainted with the different ethnic hill tribes such as the H’mong, Red Dao, Tay and others. We then talk a short walk out of town for a great vista of Vietnam’s highest mountain range, Fansipan, filled with terraced rice paddies and deep valleys. Enjoy the incredible mountain vista at sunset. Overnight in Sapa.

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DAY 05: SAPA - NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (B,-,-) If we are in Sapa from Monday to Saturdays, we will take a jeep tour to Silver Waterfall and Heaven’s Gate Pass (the highest Pass in Viet Nam, over 2,000 meters). Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the surrounding valley. If this day is a Sunday, we will visit Ba Cha Hill Tribe Market instead. Drive three hours to town of Ba Cha and thrill to the sights at the Ba Cha Market. On this day, the various hill peoples gather in all their finest, most colorful, clothing at one of the biggest market gatherings in Viet Nam’s northern mountain region. This is their special one-day of the week to trade, shop, and socialize. Not to be missed, especially for photographers. In the late afternoon, the night train returns to Hanoi.

DAY 06: HANOI - HALONG BAY OVERNIGHT CRUISE Pick up at Hanoi station, in the morning we start our exploration day by a ride to Halong Bay, northeast of Hanoi and enter into the Red River Delta, rich with rural beauty and picturesque ricefarming villages. Once reaching Halong Bay, we board our cruise and set sail for an extraordinary cruise of Halong Bay. Declared as the World Heritage Site twice for its nature beauty and geological by UNESCO, we’ll cruise through its threethousand islands and rich rockformations and stop at Ga Choi Island, Dinh Huong Island, Dog Island, Sail Island… You’ll be able to sample the rich seafood served on-board while viewing the islands. Late afternoon we have chance to explore the bay on our kayaks. We’ll close out the day by a romantic dinner and overnight on board.

Where Your Indochina Journey Begins!

Tailor-made travel specialist in Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos - For further information or enquiries please contact us at: sales@littleorientravel.com


DAY 07: HALONG - HANOI - HUE (B,L,-)

DAY 11: HOIAN - DANANG - HO CHI MINH CITY (B,-,-)

Wake-up for sun shine and morning coffee then we take a bamboo boat to visit Sung Cot Cave – one of the largest in Halong Bay. We then continue our exploration by the cruise pass-by the city’s market – Hon Gai and enjoy our last seafood lunch on-board before get back to Halong City. Our car will take us back to Hanoi Airport in the afternoon for a short flight to Hue. Upon arrival at the airport, transferred to the hotel, checkin and free to explore the city. Overnight in Hue.

We catch an early flight to Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest and also most dynamic city in Vietnam. Like many locals, we’ll have Pho noodle for lunch on Pasteur Street before heading for the Unification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon Post Office and Cholon, Saigon’s Chinatown. Dinner on your own or our recommendation is at one of Ho Chi Minh City’s best-known restaurants, Vietnam House. The restaurant can be likened to a live book on Southern taste: Lots of herbs, spices, and strongly influenced by gastronomy of Cambodia, Thailand and India. There’s also a wide selection of tropical fruits and vegetables for wow. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 08: HUE FULLDAY CITY TOUR (B,-,-) Leave hotel at 8:30 AM and transfer to the jetty on the Perfume River. There we hop on a light boat and glide upstream to the Thien Mu Pagoda. After the we drive for a while to the Imperial Citadel, the capital seat of the Nguyen Dynasty. The imperial palaces and grounds stretch for full miles. After lunch at a garden restaurant we pay a visit to the eternal residence of Tu Duc and Khai Dinh emperors. The trip ends around 5:00 pm. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 09: HUE - DANANG - HOIAN (B,-,-) Leave Hue mid-morning for a scenic journey passing by vivid green fields of rice and the photogenic fishing village of Lang Co, climbing over the dramatic Pass of Mountain Clouds. Stop off at Danang to visit the famous Non Nuoc Beach, Cham Museum then the sacred Marble Mountains whose caves contain dozens of Buddhist shrines. We drive to Hoian and check in to the hotel. Overnight in Hoian.

DAY 10: HOIAN - MY SON HOLY LAND (B,-,-) Often called the “My Son Holy See”, The My Son complex of intricate Cham Temples once served as one of the Champa Kingdom’s most important places of worship. A 40km drive from Hoian, this daytour provides a unique opportunity to see and gain an understanding of one of the world’s lost cultures – the nation of Champa.

DAY 12: HO CHI MINH CITY - VINH LONG - CAN THO (B,L,-) Meet your guide at hotel and leave Ho Chi Minh City for Vinh Long early in the morning. On arrival at Cai Be, we’ll board a boat to explore the floating market, typical of the Mekong Delta. Continue by boat to Binh Hoa Phuoc Island to visit orchards of tropical fruits and have lunch in the famous Bonsai garden of Mr Sau Giao. After lunch we proceed by boat to Vinh Long Town for proceed to Can Tho. Overnight in Can Tho.

DAY 13: CAN THO - HO CHI MINH CITY (B,-,-) This early morning, we take a boat ride to the extraordinary river market of Cai Rang. Famous as one of the largest on the complex of waterways that comprise the Mekong Delta, this market provides exotic fruits and vegetables domestically and internationally. The boat tour ends at My Khanh, an authentic Delta village. We return to Ho Chi Minh City after lunch on one of the remaining Danish Ferries to cross the Delta’s river system. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 14: DEPARTURE FROM HO CHI MINH CITY (B,-,-) Rest and relax before departure from Ho Chi Minh City, or explore the city on your own. Transfer and departure assistance provided.

THE REAL EXPERIENCES - At Little Orient Travel we love sharing our expertise and passion with you. All our journeys are carefully handcrafted by our team of destination specialists. Special touches like a game of petanque with the Luang Prabang locals or the Hoi An ‘Fisherman’s ecotour’ give you a chance to really experience the culture, and leave you with lasting memories.

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VIETNAM >> ABSOLUTE VIETNAM – 16 DAYS

DAY 01: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - ARRIVE IN HO CHI MINH CITY Arrival day. Greetings at the airport, we are transferred to hotel for check in and tour briefing. We can acclimatize ourselves with a walking tour in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City - the biggest city in Vietnam. A welcome Vietnamese dinner to be hosted by Little Orient Travel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 02: HO CHI MINH CITY - CU CHI TUNNELS - CITY TOUR Meet your private guide at hotel at 8:30 AM then drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Cu Chi Tunnels. That’s an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence. There is a chance to visit the underground shelters where the revolutionary cadres were living. Leaving Cu Chi we drive back to Ho Chi Minh City and the tour continues to the War Remnants Museum, Cho Lon (China Town), and the central market of Binh Tay and the Thien Hau Pagoda. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 03: HO CHI MINH CITY - VINH LONG DAY TRIP (B,L,-) Meet your guide at hotel and leave Ho Chi Minh City for Vinh Long early in the morning. On arrival at Cai Be, we’ll board a boat to explore the floating market, typical of the Mekong Delta. Continue by boat to Binh Hoa Phuoc Island to visit orchards of tropical fruits and have lunch in the famous Bonsai garden of Mr Sau Giao. After lunch we proceed by boat to Vinh Long Town for transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 04: HO CHI MINH CITY - NHA TRANG (B,-,-) Free until transfer to airport for a short domestic flight to the Beach Town of Nha Trang. Total immersion in Sunlight, Sandy Beaches, and the surrounding emerald waters of the South China Sea. The day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Overnight in Nha Trang.

DAY 05: NHA TRANG EXCURSION (B,L,-) Full day experiencing Nha Trang by boat. Cruise to Nha Trang’s

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exotic islands to indulge in swimming, snorkeling, or a myriad of other activities, and most of all, Nha Trang is famous for its locally produced seafood. Overnight in Nha Trang.

DAY 06: NHA TRANG - DANANG - HOIAN (B,-,-) Morning transfer by air to Danang, and eventual destination of Hoian, the ancient trading town, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stops at the famous Cham Museum of Danang, China Beach, and Marble Mountain. Plenty of time to explore Hoian Town. Hoi An also has pristine beaches, plenty of shopping, and some very fine local restaurants. Life along the Thu Bon River – the way it was centuries ago. Overnight in Hoian.

DAY 07: HOIAN - FROM FARMING TO FISHING (B,L,-) We will depart our hotel after breakfast by bicycle and head out of town to the countryside. We will pass over small narrow roads encountering water buffalo, bamboo bridges, and small ponds full of ducks on our way to the an organic farm. At the farm we will have a chance to learn how the locals work on the farm. Next we will go to the river where we will put our bikes on board and head downstream. Our first stop will be the palm paradise where we will paddle round basket boats through the narrow passageways that were used as a hiding place for the Viet Cong during the American War. Next we will stop and visit with a fisherman who will teach us about fishing with a cast net. We will get to pull in the fish from the boat and then we will learn how to cast on land. After that we will learn about the fishing traps on the river and get to use pull them up and see if we have caught any fish. Later on we go to the fishing village for a fresh seafood lunch at the local restaurant. Afternoon we take a leisure cycling along the Cua Dai beach return to Hoian. Overnight in Hoian.

DAY 08: HOIAN - DANANG - HUE (B,-,-) Today, we drive northward to Hue, and over the coastal route, into some of the most beautiful scenery in Vietnam’s center region. Hue is the self-proclaimed intellectual and artistic center of Vietnam, and we’ll explore Hue’s Nguyen Dynasty by visiting

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the Imperial Citadel, Ming Mang’s Tomb, and other important sites in Hue. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 09: HUE - HANOI (B,-,-) This morning we visit one of the Royal Tombs, the burial place of King Tu Duc and learn something of the turbulent history of the Nguyens, before departing for our flight to Hanoi. A city walking tour is provided upon arrival in Hanoi. The day tour closes with a return to the hotel. Refresh yourselves. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 10: HANOI FULL DAY CITY TOUR - TRAIN TO SAPA Meet your guide at hotel and start a full day city tour of Vietnam’s capital. We’ll see the city’s outstanding historical and cultural sites: President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, the Presidential homes. We’ll continue to the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature, and become acquainted with Vietnam’s two major religions, Buddhism and Confucianism. We top off the morning by touring the Fine Arts Museum then enjoy lunch at a nice restaurant. We restart in the afternoon with the Museum of Ethnology where cultures of Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups are depicted. Take a walk around the Lake of the Restored Sword then explore the famous Old Quarter of 36 guild streets by rickshaw. Evening highlight is a performance of the internationally renowned water puppetry theater. Return to Hanoi station and finish the memorable trip. Night train to Sapa.

DAY 11: SAPA (B,-,-) Early morning arrival at Lao Cai, then transfer upland to the town of Sapa and hotel check-in. The rest of the day is devoted to exploring this exotic region of the Northern Hill Country, visiting the unusual markets, and getting acquainted with the different ethnic hill tribes such as the H’mong, Red Dao, Tay and others. We then talk a short walk out of town for a great vista of Vietnam’s highest mountain range, Fansipan, filled with terraced rice paddies and deep valleys. Enjoy the incredible mountain vista at sunset. Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 12: SAPA (B,-,-) An entire day to enjoy the natural wonders, or learn more about the varied cultures of the region’s Hill People. We will have ample opportunity to visit different villages of the H’mong, Red Dao, and Tay people in the Muong Hoa Valley. Home visits are included, and be sure to bring our cameras. This is a Photographer’s paradise. Walking by foot, hill climbing, trekking, or taking it easy by jeep. Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 13: SAPA - NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI (B,-,-) Today we drive three hours to town of Ba Cha and thrill to the sights at the Ba Cha Market. On this day, the various hill peoples gather in all their finest, most colorful, clothing at one of the biggest market gatherings in Viet Nam’s northern mountain region. In the late afternoon, the night train returns to Hanoi.

DAY 14: HANOI - HALONG BAY OVERNIGHT CRUISE (B,L,D) Pick up at Hanoi station then drive to Halong Bay, once reaching Halong Bay, we board our cruise and set sail for an extraordinary cruise around the World Heritage Site. We’ll cruise through its three-thousand islands and rich rockformations. You’ll be able to sample the rich seafood served on-board while viewing the islands. Late afternoon we have chance to explore the bay on our kayaks. We’ll close out the day by a romantic dinner and overnight on board.

DAY 15: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B,L,-) Wake-up for sun shine and morning coffee then we take a bamboo boat to visit Sung Cot Cave – one of the largest in Halong Bay. enjoy our last seafood lunch on-board before get back to Halong City. Our car will take us back to Hanoi in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 16: DEPARTURE FROM HANOI (B,-,-) Rest and relax or explore the city on your own before departure from flight home, or explore the city on your own. Transfer and departure assistance provided.

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OVERVIEW

For many travelers the allure of an unspoilt and little-explored country is irresistible. Emerging from a violent past of human rights atrocities, war and political instability, Cambodia is recovering from its past and slowly becoming a top destination on the South East Asian travel map. The magnificent temples of the 'Lost City' of Angkor are an irresistible attraction that, despite the dangers of unexploded landmines and the threat of rural banditry, is a must-see for any determined traveler. The scenery is beautiful and abundant, shaped by landscapes of lush green forests and jungles, banana plantations, agricultural fields and mighty rivers. People here live modest and simple lifestyles and the populace are largely rural. It is not a place of fast and efficient transport or luxurious hotels and resort living. Infrastructure is basic (much of it having been destroyed) and traveling between destinations can be quite an experience - fun for some and frustrating for others. The country's world-class attractions and less-explored reaches, golden beaches and islands beckon the enterprising traveler, and make this unique destination the equivalent of a pearl in an unopened oyster.

CLIMATE

Any time of the year is a good time to travel in Cambodia, with each season having its advantages. The climate in Cambodia is generally hot and humid throughout the year. Temperatures stay in the 30's most of the year, dropping back to the 20's at night. As in most tropical areas the rain falls in short, heavy bursts with sunshine following. There are three seasons; November to February is the cooler season, March to June is the hotter season, with temperatures in the low forties, and June to October is the wet season.

WHEN TO GO

The ideal months to be in Cambodia are December and January, when humidity is favorable, temperatures are cooler and it's unlikely to rain. From early February temperatures start to rise until the killer month, April, when temperatures often exceed 40째C (104째F). Come May and June, the southwestern monsoon brings rain and high humidity, cooking up a sweat for all but the hardiest of visitors. The wet season (May-Oct), though very soggy, can be a good time to visit Angkor, as the moats will be full and the foliage lush - but steer clear of the northeast regions during those months, as the going gets pretty tough when the tracks are waterlogged.

WHAT TO DO

To truly experience Cambodia, you need to spend a few weeks traveling around. Natural attractions range from the northeastern jungles, to the lovely beaches of Sihanouk Ville, and the mighty rivers that cut across the country. The country's biggest festival, Bone Om Tuck, is held in early November, and is well worth catching. Others you might like to plan around include the water festival in Phenom Pen, or Khmer New Year.

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PHNOM PENH

Phnom Penh is the capital city of the country of Cambodia. It is the most populous and the beautiful city of the country. Phnom Penh was once known as the Pearl of Asia because of its beauty, charm and magical splendor. Phnom Penh's heritage is rich and varied. Today visitors find a bustling, multicultural city at the confluence of the historic Mekong, Tonle Sap and Bassac Rivers. It reflects the rich cultural heritage of the country and is counted as the gem of the South East Asia. Being on the of the major domestic as well as international tourist destination, Phnom Penh led to springing up of numerous hotels, restaurants, night clubs, bars and many other important places. It is richest and the most populous city in the country. Phnom Penh is a paradise for all the shopping enthusiasts. Here, you will find large number of shopping destinations as well as entertainment venues. The Phsar Thom Thmei market is one of the most prominent markets of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. This market is the principal shopping center of the city and is built in the distinguishing dome shape. This market is famous for selling gold and silver jewelry, antique coins, clothing, clocks, textiles, shoes, flowers, food and many other articles. Coming here, you can find various Tourist Destinations in Cambodia. You can go for a personal tour to this place or else you can take a guided tour to visit the various places of interest in Phnom Penh in Cambodia.rich culture of the Cambodia.

SIEAM REAP

Siem Reap is small charming gateway town nestled between lovely rice paddies. It serves as the gateway to the millenniumold temple ruins of the Khmer Empire. Today, it is the most important tourist hubs of Cambodia. Despite international influences the people of Siem Reap have been able to conserve much of the town’s image, culture and traditions. The town is located at a distance of 7 km from the Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport. It can be reached by direct flight from Phnom Penh, Sihanoukville, Singapore, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Vientiane, Luang Prabang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hong Kong, Seoul-Incheon, Pusan, Kunming, Kaohsiung and Taipei. By land Siem Reap can be reached from Phnom Penh and the Thai border. It is also accessible by boat from Phnom Penh. The hall mark of Siem Reap is dance performances, artisans shops, silk farms, countryside rice fields and many small fishing villages. The buildings are mostly colonial and comprise Chinese-style architecture. This is particularly evident in the Old French Quarter and around the Old Market It is here where the ancient people of Khmer constructed one of the greatest monuments. Angkor Wat. The Angkor Archaeological Park houses dozens of temple ruins including Bayon, Banteay Srey and the legendary Angkor Wat. The artistic and archaeological significance of Angkor Wat are equated with the Pyramids, Machu Pichu and the Taj Mahal. The ruins of Angkor are yet unspoiled by over-development. But it is not just the temples that make this town attractive. Visit the Tonle Sap lake with its floating villages, where you can explore the traditional Khmer way of life or the national park of Preak Tuol where you can find unique birds. A one day excursion takes you to Phnom Kulen, where on weekends hundreds of Khmers pilgrim to a temple on the mountain top.

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DAY 01: WELCOME TO CAMBODIA - ARRIVE IN SIEM REAP

DAY 03: SIEM REAP EXPLORATION (B,-,-)

Arrive Siem Reap by afternoon flight, Siem Reap – Treasures of the Kingdom of Cambodia, special welcome all warmly to everybody, a moment of courtesy meeting then self-introduce with our Cambodian tour guide in the meeting point's Siem Reap airport. - Visit Eastern Mebon used to be in the middle the waters of the large Oriental Baray that is presently filled with rice-fields - Neak Poan was supposed to be a symbol of the Universe - Preah Khan built in 1191 according to the tradition on a spot where the king fought a crucial battle against the Cham. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Early morning we start witness sunrise over Angkor Wat temple and listening singing birds over the ancient land of Angkor area. About 6:45AM we walk to nearby Pagoda and offering food to monks. After monks finished breakfast we start enjoy our breakfast box on the ground floor of pagoda, jasmine tea will be served in the peaceful of pagoda. - Banteay Srei: nearly everyone's favorite site. The special charm of this temple lies in its compact size, remarkable state of preservation, and the excellence of it decorative carving - Banteay Samre: Its rose-colored sandstone walls are decorated with carvings and basreliefs, which are among the most accomplished Angkor has to offer. - We continue to visit the fabulous Ta Prohm embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers - Prasat Kravan - with its unique brick sculptures - Srah Srang - The Royal Baths" was once used for ritual bathing - Banteay Kdei (surrounded by four concentric walls). Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 02: SIEM REAP EXPLORATION (B,-,-) We start on our bike and cycle (45 minutes for cycling) to world heritage areas on the roads less travelled. Ride among the jungle passing local village and local shop. It’s a very special and acting day as you will explore some of Angkor’s most beautiful temples. You will visit the West Gate of Angkor Thom – undiscovered by mass tourist. - The ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century) - See the South Gate, Bayon Temple- unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara - Baphuon temple lying just to the north of Bayon a pyramidal representation of mythical Mont Meru - The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas - The Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King The tour start with the visiting to the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology, visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sun set view form Bakheng hill. Enjoy foot massage 1 hour & Enjoy walking at busy pub street where you can find many bars for cool drink or shopping at Angkor Night Market. Overnight in Siem Reap.

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DAY 04: DEPARTURE FROM SIEM REAP (B,-,-) We embark on Ox cart to visiting the Khmer Village and enjoy view of the rice field and a lots of palm trees with great fresh air. We board on boat in Tonle Sap Lake. Here, enjoy a brief cruise past floating villages complete with schools, restaurants, and hospitals. Transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure to next destination. Say goodbye to your Cambodian guide and driver. Goodbye Cambodia!!!!

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The temples of Angkor are without a doubt, one of the most captivating sights in Southeast Asia. From the awesome spires of Angkor Wat and the enchanting faces of Angkor Thom and the Bayon, to the mystery and wonder of some of the outerlying temples, you’re sure to be inspired. But we’ll show you another side of Cambodia that is just as compelling – palm-fringed beaches, picturesque rural landscapes and one of the most charming capital cities in Asia. Having emerged from decades of civil war and general unrest the Khmer people are incredibly welcoming and warm and will be a highlight of your stay.

What’s Included and Not Included? INCLUDED: • Accommodation • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner plus snacks throughout the day • English or French speaking guide • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time • Additional surprises NOT INCLUDED: • International Departure Tax (25 US$) • International Air Tickets • Visa fees • Not mentioned services • Tip and gratuities

Our Preferred Accommodations: LOCATION SIEM REAP

ACCOMODATION DELUXE Angkor Palace Resort

SUPERIOR Tara Angkor Hotel

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Experience the real Cambodia • Sunrise at Angkor Wat – a truly unforgettable experience • Khmer cuisine – from fish amok curry to fried tarantulas, there’s something for every palate • Cruising on the second largest freshwater lake in SE Asia, Tonle Sap • The stunning Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda • Riding a cyclo through the tree-lined boulevards of charming Phnom Penh

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DAY 01: WELCOME TO CAMBODIA - ARR. IN PHNOM PENH Arrive Phnom Penh by morning flight, Phnom Penh - the city retains its traditional Khmer and colonial charm. French villas along tree-lined boulevards remind the visitor that the city was once considered the gem of Southeast Asia. Recent political changes have triggered an economic boom of sorts, with new hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs springing up around the city. Firstly, visit to the Royal Palace compound build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, is the most conspicuous feature and also one of impressive colorful Khmer-style Palaces. Nearside the Royal Palace is Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple), display plenty of Buddha Statues that were decorated and made by diamond, emerald, gold and silver. Travelers will proceed to visit Independence Monument which was constructed in 1954 after Cambodian took their country back from French colony, continuing visit to National Museum, the distinctive red building with a beautiful Khmer architecture was build since 1917 and contains more than 5000 art objects made of sandstone, bronze, silver, copper, wood and others. Visit the notorious Toul Sleng Museum. In 1975 Toul Svay Prey High School was taken over by Pol Pot’s security forces and turned into a prison known as Security Prison 21 (S-21). We pass through the River Front park whose scenery is much worth shooting, and continue to the only one hill in town with sacred sites called Wat Phnom before walking along Mekong River bank to see the lovely Phnom Penh city at night with breathtaking view along the river. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 02: PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAP (B,-,-) Morning we take flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. Upon arrival at airport you are met and transfer to your hotel (upon room availability). Then we start visit: - We continue to visit the fabulous Ta Prohm embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers - Prasat Kravan - with its unique brick sculptures - Srah Srang - The Royal Baths" was once used for ritual bathing - Banteay Kdei (surrounded by four concentric walls).

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Visit Eastern Mebon used to be in the middle the waters of the large Oriental Baray that is presently filled with rice-fields - Neak Poan was supposed to be a symbol of the Universe - Preah Khan built in 1191 according to the tradition on a spot where the king fought a crucial battle against the Cham. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 03: SIEM REAP EXPLORATION (B,-,-) Early morning we start witness sunrise over Angkor Wat temple and listening singing birds over the ancient land of Angkor area. About 6:45AM we walk to nearby Pagoda and offering food to monks. After monks finished breakfast we start enjoy our breakfast box on the ground floor of pagoda, jasmine tea will be served in the peaceful of pagoda. Visit Kbal Spean, about 49km from Siem Reap Town and it is literally means "The head of the River.” It is one of the rivers in 1000 Lingas that made up of unique Lingas. Lingas stands into the riverbed of the Siem Reap River. It was believed that the Lingas spiritually "fertilized” the waters that fed the Eastern bay and irrigated the rice fields. - Banteay Srei: nearly everyone's favorite site. The special charm of this temple lies in its compact size, remarkable state of preservation, and the excellence of it decorative carving - Banteay Samre: Its rose-colored sandstone walls are decorated with carvings and basreliefs, which are among the most accomplished Angkor has to offer. - Enjoy foot massage 1 hour before transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 04: SIEM REAP EXPLORATION (B,-,-) We start on our bike and cycle (45 minutes for cycling) to world heritage areas on the roads less travelled. Ride among the jungle passing local village and local shop. It’s a very special and acting day as you will explore some of Angkor’s most beautiful temples. You will visit the West Gate of Angkor Thom – undiscovered by mass tourist. - The ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century) - See the South Gate, Bayon Temple- unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara

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Baphuon temple lying just to the north of Bayon a pyramidal representation of mythical Mont Meru - The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas - The Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King The tour start with the visiting to the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology, visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sun set view form Bakheng hill. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 05: DEPARTURE FROM SIEM REAP (B,-,-) We embark on Ox cart to visiting the Khmer Village and enjoy view of the rice field and a lots of palm trees with great fresh air. We board on boat in Tonle Sap Lake. Here, enjoy a brief cruise past floating villages complete with schools, restaurants, and hospitals. Transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure to next destination. Say goodbye to your Cambodian guide and driver. Goodbye Cambodia!!!!

What’s Included and Not Included? INCLUDED: • Accommodation • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) • Domestic Air Ticket (Phnom Phenh - Siem Reap) • English or French speaking guide • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time • Additional surprises NOT INCLUDED: • International Departure Tax (25 US$) • International Air Tickets • Visa fees • Not mentioned services • Tip and gratuities

Our Preferred Accommodations: LOCATION

ACCOMODATION DELUXE

SUPERIOR

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SIEM REAP

Angkor Palace Resort

Tara Angkor Hotel

Angkor Holiday Hotel

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LAOS >> COUNTRY PROFILE

OVERVIEW

Snaking rivers, lush jungle, hectic markets and the UNESCO-listed Plain of Jars. Laos' isolation from foreign influence offers travelers an unparalleled glimpse of traditional Southeast Asian life. From the fertile lowlands of the Mekong River valley to the rugged Annamite highlands, Laos is the highlight of Southeast Asia. Enigmatic and relatively undeveloped, Laos bears the dubious distinction of being the most bombed country in history. However, it is gradually emerging from its tumultuous recent history thanks to a combination of foreign aid, a growing ecotourism industry, and its charming, philosophical people.

CLIMATE

Laos is landlocked and lies between Thailand, Myanmar, China, Vietnam and Cambodia. The Mekong River forms the country's western border and the Annamite mountains form its eastern border with Vietnam. The total land area is approximately 237,000 sq km - an area similar to that of the United Kingdom. The main features of the country are its mountains and the Mekong River valley. Laos has a monsoon climate of a dry and a wet season. The dry season lasts from November to May with the cooler period in December and January. At its coldest, the temperatures can fall to as low as 15 deg C. The cold periods tend to be at night and early morning with colder temperatures at higher altitudes. During the hot period of the dry season, between March and May, temperatures can reach the high 30s. The rainy season is a lot cooler, and rainfall varies according to altitude. Generally speaking, the monsoon season produces severe rain that lasts for short periods of time. The wet months vary according to location, in Vientiane, they are from May to September, in Luang Prabang, August is far wetter than any other month.

WHEN TO GO

The best time to visit is between November and February, when it rains least and isn't too hot. This is also the main season for both national and regional bun (festivals). If you're heading up into the mountains, May and July can also be pleasant. Roads can be washed out during rainy season (July to October), but there are plenty of river travel opportunities. Peak tourist months are December to February and during August, although there are relatively few visitors at any time.

WHAT TO DO

While Laos has a reputation for being sleepy and laid-back, it isn’t for a lack of things to do. Laos is a land full of enchantment and charm, it boasts something for nearly every type of traveler; from the person who just wants to drift along the charming Mekong River and enjoy life as it passes slowly, to the adventurer ready to explore remote areas in the countryside. When one is ready to take a break from the temple circuit, there is always a café of sorts to relax and unwind in. At night, travelers of all variety will find something to purchase in the enchanting night markets. Perhaps nature lovers will be happiest in Laos, as the scenery is breathtaking throughout the country. If it’s perplexing and unusual you seek, look no further than the Plain of Jars in Phonsanan where hundreds of enormous jars sit in empty fields.

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VIENTIANE

Life in Vientiane, modest capital of Laos, flows along as languidly as does the Mekong River on the banks of which the city is situated. Resembling more a sprawling series of villages than an inter-connected urban metropolis, Vientiane is a sleepy place dotted with a mix of Laotian temples and French colonial buildings, most of them crumbling into decay. Paddy fields still dot the outlying suburbs and even intrude into the city center in places. Downtown is characterized by narrow lanes that run off the main streets, where bakeries sell croissants alongside vendors touting noodle soup and sticky rice. Most of the city's places of interest are concentrated in a small area in the commercial district, easy to explore on foot, between the bamboo and thatched beer gardens on the riverbank and Talaat Sao, the morning market. There are some fine Wats (temples) to visit, like Wat Si Saket, one of the city's oldest, surrounded by a lush tranquil garden. Other grand buildings are the unfinished Patuxai monument, resembling the Arc de Triomphe, and the new Chinese-financed cultural center. The Lao Revolutionary Museum is worth a visit simply because it is a now rare example of a communist propaganda collection, while the Kaysone Phomvihane Museum is dedicated to Laos' post-war leader. Vientiane is a place that demands you slow down and match its languid pace. Walking or riding a bicycle is a great way to explore the central part of town. For those who want to experience the countryside, you can be out of the concrete and into the rice fields within minutes. With less than 300,000 residents in the capital, museums, cultural attractions and entertainment venues are in the minority, with the emphasis here on daily survival and cold beers at sunset overlooking the Mekong. Like most French colonial towns of Indochina, Vientiane has broad, leafy boulevards lined with magnificent colonial mansions in various stages of decay, a handful of Buddhist temples and a relaxed tropical feel.

LUANG PRABANG

Encircled by mountains and charmingly situated at the meeting of the Mekong and Khan rivers, the 'Jewel of the Mekong' conveys an atmosphere of remote serenity and informal splendor. The heart of a thriving kingdom for more than a thousand years, it is today a sleepy mixture of ancient temples, cobbled lanes, interesting back streets, French-Indochinese architecture and ochre-colored colonial buildings. Trees line the streets above the banks of the river where children swim and play, while farmers carefully tend to their tiny, irregular riverside plots of agricultural land. In the mists of dawn, throngs of barefoot orange-robed monks silently make their way from the monasteries to the streets, where locals wait to gain spiritual merit by filling their wooden alms bowls with rice, before disappearing once again into their places of refuge and meditation. Unhurried people drift past stalls of spicy papaya salad, noodles, omelets and fruit drinks. This is the real Lao, a town with a distinctly village-like feel, but endowed with a historical legacy so rich that it has been designated a World Heritage site. The main attractions are its historic temple complexes, with about half of the original Wats, or temples, built before the French arrived, still standing. The most magnificent is Wat Xieng Thong (Golden City Temple). Nearby is the Royal Palace with its golden-spired stupa, now a museum, and Wat Wisunalat, the oldest continually operating temple in the town. Across the river is Mount Phu Si with several temples on its slopes and a monastery on top, a popular spot for its dazzling views of the gilded spires in the town below at sunset. A popular excursion is a scenic boat trip past waterfront villages to the nearby Pak Ou caves, filled with Buddha images. Also worth visiting is the picturesque Khuang Si Falls, a beautiful multi-tiered waterfall tumbling over limestone formations with clear turquoise pools below.

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LAOS >> ANCIENT LAOS - 04 DAYS

DAY 01: WELCOME TO LAOS - ARRIVE IN LUANG PRABANG Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. After a short rest, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; we then climb up to the top of Mount Phousi to explore the sacred, gilded stupa as well as capture a beautiful view of the city and the Mekong River at sunset. From there, we visit the Night Market, where you can browse a lovely selection of handmade textiles, made by the local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 02; LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU CAVE - KHOUANGSI WATERFALL An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (ubiquitous sticky rice) from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the procession. You will visit the morning Phosi Market where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. AM: After breakfast, we enjoy a short-guided tour seeing the city’s oldest temple of Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. We then board a cruise upstream on the Mekong River, which also gives us a panoramic view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious of Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by pilgrims. Along the way, we stop at the small village of Ban Xanghai, where the local rice wine is distilled. We return to Luang Prabang in the afternoon, on the way we take a short drive to Ban Phanom, a small village well known for its hand weaving. its hand weaving.

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PM: We continue our excursion toward Khouangsi Waterfall, en route, we visit local villages of Lao ethnic minority groups at Ban Ouay, Hmong Village, Ban Ou, Laoloum Village and Ban Thapene,Khmu Village, then drive to the beautiful Khouangsi Waterfall where you can splash around in theturquoise pools or walk along the forest trails. We return to Luang Prabang by late afternoon andcontinue to Ban Xangkhong, a village well known for silk hand weaving and for traditional Saa Papermaking. We return to the city by late evening to observe the sunset at Wat Phabath. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 03: LUANG PRABANG - VIENTIANE (B,-,-) The National Museum (close Tuesday) at the former Royal Palace, displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign. The National Museum and the Central Market are not to be missed. We visit these sights in the morning before catching our flight back to Vientiane. Upon arrival in Vientiane, we see the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to Lao’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop en route to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. We watch the sunset by Mekong Riverside and spend the evening here absorbing the city’s nightlife. Overnight in Vientiane.

DAY 04: DEPARTURE FROM VIENTIANE (B,-,-) After breakfast, we visit the Morning Market and the weaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong (if time permits). The tour ends after your transfer to Wattay airport for departure.

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Whether you’re bartering in a market, dining on exquisite local cuisine, admiring a Buddhist temple or relaxing on a river cruise, Laos are sure to captivate. Laidback Laos offers travelers the chance to experience the Asia of yesteryear. All our journeys to Laos include time in Luang Prabang - a perfectly preserved blend of colonial architecture and gilded monasteries. Further afield is the mystifying Plain of Jars and the wild beauty of the Bolaven Plateau and 4,000 Islands..

What’s Included and Not Included? INCLUDED: • Accommodation • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) • English or French speaking guide • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time • Additional surprises NOT INCLUDED: • International Departure Tax (25 US$) • International Air Tickets • Visa fees • Not mentioned services • Tip and gratuities

Our Preferred Accommodations: LOCATION LUANG PRABANG VIENTIANE

ACCOMODATION DELUXE The Grand Luang Prabang Hotel Green Park Hotel

SUPERIOR

STANDARD

Villa Santi Hotel

Manoluck Hotel

Novotel Vientiane Hotel

Lao Orchid Hotel

Experience the real Laos • Vibrant local markets – from night markets to floating markets and everything in between! • Discovering the serene beauty of Luang Prabang’s monasteries on a walking tour • The wild beauty of southern Laos, and the incredible 4,000 Islands • Taking a slow boat down the Mekong from the Thai border to Luang Prabang

FAMILY JOURNEYS - The perfect way to introduce your children to the wonders of Asia. We’ve taken all the hallmark features of the Little Orient Travel style of travel and added some special family-friendly touches. This means extra activities that are both fun and educational for everyone!

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LAOS >> ASTONISHING ARCHITECTURE - 06 DAYS

DAY 01: WELCOME TO LAOS - ARRIVE IN LUANG PRABANG Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. After a short rest, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai. We then ascent to the top of Mount Phousi to explore the sacred, gilded stupa as well as capture a beautiful view of the city and the watch the glowing reflection of the setting sun on the Mekong River. From there, we explore the Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by the local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 02: LUANG PRABANG - LAOS SPIRIT ADVENTURE This is a full day trip combining a rafting tour out of town with some sightseeing and an exciting elephant ride to/from Tad Sae Waterfall (or alternative route in dry season). After pick up from your hotel (8:30-9:00 a.m) we proceed to the Adventure and Elephant camp located 15 km out of town in the middle of unspoiled, natural green surroundings. After crossing the small river you will be introduced to our Asian Elephants and venture on a 1hr - 1hr 30 mins enchanting journey through forests, plantations and fields. This activity program will provide you with a breathtaking and unique experience as you make your way through forests and along the Nam Khan River up to the waterfalls of Tad Sae. (In the dry season we ride a village trail) After visiting the waterfall, lunch is served before a relaxing 30 minute rafting tour along the river back to the resort. The evening is free at your leisure. Overnight at Lao Spirit Resort.

DAY 03: LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU CAVE (B,-,-) After breakfast we head back towards Luang Prabang town to enjoy a short-guided tour of the city’s oldest temple, Wat Sene and the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low representing classical Laotian architecture. We then embark

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on a boat journey upstream along the Mekong River, which also gives us a beautiful view of the tranquil countryside as well as an interesting visit to the mysterious Pak Ou Caves, two linked caves crammed with thousands of gold lacquered Buddha statues of various shapes and sizes left by devoted pilgrims. En route, we stop at the village of Ban Xanghai, where you can sample the local produce of Lao rice wine. On our way back to Luang Prabang we take a short drive to Ban Phanom, a village well known for its hand weaving. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 04: LUAG PRABANG - PAKSE - DON KHONE ISLAND Today we visit The National Museum (close Tuesday) at the former Royal Palace, which displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating back from the days of the early kings right through to the last sovereign. The National Museum and the Central Market are not to be missed. After visit these sights in the morning, we catch a flight to Pakse. On arrival at Pakse, we drive on the National Road No. 13th south to Done Khone Island by long tail local boat. Don Khone is the largest island in the South Mekong river region known as the 4000 islands and it is one of the most scenic areas in Laos. Overnight in Don Khone Island.

DAY 05: DON KHONE ISLAND - SURROUNDING 0 KHONE PHAPHENG RESORT After an early breakfast, we explore the local villages of Ban Khone, where you will see an array of relics from the French colonial era and retrace the old colonial past, including old French colonial buildings and the remnants of the first Lao railway with it’s locomotive. We continue discover the 4000 islands area by boat at our leisure to visit the Liphi waterfall, one of the most beautiful waterfalls marking the end of Lao border to Cambodia, also known as the Samphamith. If we are lucky, we may even see the rare freshwater Irrawaddy Mekong dolphin at Ban Hang Khone. We return to Ban Nakasang and drive to famous waterfalls of Khone Phapeng, the largest waterfall in South East Asia, known as Niagara of the east. Overnight in Khone Phapeng Resort.

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DAY 06: DEPARTURE FROM KHONE PHRAPHENG RESORT Breakfast, transfer to Dongkalor or Veumkham border gate for departure.

What’s Included and Not Included? INCLUDED: • Accommodation • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner) • Domestic Air Ticket (Luang Prabang - Pakse) • English or French speaking guide • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time • Additional surprises

“Laos is perfect for travelers yearning to experience the Southeast Asia of old. As a bonus, the Lao people are some of the kindest I’ve met and the laidback pace is very easy to get used to! Thailand may be well and truly on the map – but with good reason. The incredible cuisine alone makes it worth returning to time and time again.”

NOT INCLUDED: • International Departure Tax (25 US$) • International Air Tickets • Visa fees • Not mentioned services • Tip and gratuities

Our Preferred Accommodations: LOCATION

ACCOMODATION DELUXE

SUPERIOR

STANDARD

LUANG PRABANG

The Grand Luang Prabang Hotel

Villa Santi Hotel

Manoluck Hotel

LAO SPIRIT AREA

Lao Spirit Resort

Lao Spirit Resort

Lao Spirit Resort

Sala Phae Floating Hotel

Sala Phae Floating Hotel

Sala Phae Floating Hotel

Khonephapheng Resort

Khonephapheng Resort

Khonephapheng Resort

KHONE ISLAND KHONEPHAPHENG

SPECIAL INTEREST - Are you an avid photographer? Do you prefer to travel on two wheels? Does the thrill of crossing a border

by boat inspire you? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of local people? Little Orient Travel offers a number of special interest journeys, perfect for return travelers or those looking for something a little different from their vacation.

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INDOCHINA >> GRAND TOUR OF VIETNAM & LAOS – 14 DAYS

DAY 01: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - ARRIVE IN HO CHI MINH CITY Arrival day. Greetings at the airport, we are transferred to hotel for check in and tour briefing. We can acclimatize ourselves with a walking tour in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City - the biggest city in Vietnam. A welcome Vietnamese dinner to be hosted by Little Orient Travel. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. DAY 02: HO CHI MINH CITY - CU CHI TUNNELS Meet your private guide at hotel at 8:30 AM then drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Cu Chi Tunnels. That’s an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence. There is a chance to visit the underground shelters where the revolutionary cadres were living. Leaving Cu Chi we drive back to Ho Chi Minh City and the tour continues to the War Remnants Museum and the central market of Binh Tay and the Thien Hau Pagoda. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. DAY 03: HO CHI MINH CITY - VINH LONG DAY TRIP Meet your guide at hotel and leave Ho Chi Minh City for Vinh Long early in the morning. On arrival at Cai Be, we’ll board a boat to explore the floating market, typical of the Mekong Delta. Continue by boat to Binh Hoa Phuoc Island to visit orchards of tropical fruits and have lunch in the famous Bonsai garden of Mr Sau Giao. After lunch we proceed by boat to Vinh Long Town for transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City. DAY 04: HO CHI MINH CITY - DANANG - HOIAN Morning flight to Danang. After a visit to the world-famous Cham Museum in Danang, we’ll drive to Hoian Town, 30 Km. south of Danang. Start from your hotel in Hoian and explore the town’s winding streets and centuries-old architecture, which combines Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese influences. Hoian was a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. Highlights are the Chinese Assembly Hall, homes of the old merchant families, ancient temples, and the Japanese Bridge. Overnight in Hoian.

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DAY 05: HOIAN - FROM FARMING TO FISHING We will depart our hotel after breakfast by bicycle and head out of town to the countryside. We will pass over small narrow roads encountering water buffalo, bamboo bridges, and small ponds full of ducks on our way to the an organic farm. At the farm we will have a chance to learn how the locals work on the farm. Next we will go to the river where we will put our bikes on board and head downstream. Later on we go to the fishing village for a fresh seafood lunch at the local restaurant. Afternoon we take a leisure cycling along the Cua Dai beach return to Hoi An. Overnight in Hoian. DAY 06: HOIAN - DANANG - HUE Today, we drive northward to Hue, and over the coastal route, into some of the most beautiful scenery in Viet Nam’s center region. Hue is the self-proclaimed intellectual and artistic center of Vietnam, and we’ll explore Hue’s Nguyen Dynasty by visiting the Imperial Citadel, Ming Mang’s Tomb, and other important sites in Hue. Overnight in Hue. DAY 07: HUE - HANOI Enjoy a morning visit to the mausoleum of King Tu Duc, a replica of the King’s Palace, but built especially for his next incarnation. We transfer to Hanoi by domestic flight and upon arrival, tour Hanoi’s Old Quarter, a labyrinth of 36 specially designated “Guild Streets” which have thrived for centuries on the same trades. Overnight in Hanoi. DAY 08: HANOI SIGHTSEEING Morning sightseeing of Hanoi. We visit the city's outstanding tourist sites such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One-pillar Pagoda, West Lake area, the Temple of Literature and our well-trained guide will give us insights on local culture and we will also have a go at learning traditional calligraphy and visit to Hanoi Hilton. Afternoon, we will visit some National Museums and have a walking tour to explore the lively streets in the old quarter of Hanoi. Evening is at our leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

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DAY 09: HANOI - HALONG BAY OVERNIGHT CRUISE In the morning, we start our exploration day by a ride to Halong Bay, northeast of Hanoi and enter into the Red River Delta, rich with rural beauty and picturesque rice-farming villages. Not just pictures, we can stop for close-up views of buffalos ploughing, women in conical hats scooping their paddies. Once reaching Halong Bay, we board our cruise and set sail for an extraordinary cruise of Halong Bay. Declared as the World Heritage Site twice for its nature beauty and geological by UNESCO, we’ll cruise through its three-thousand islands and rich rock-formations and stop at Ga Choi Island, Dinh Huong Island, Dog Island, Sail Island… You’ll be able to sample the rich seafood served on-board while viewing the islands. Late afternoon we have chance to explore the bay on our kayaks. We’ll close out the day by a romatic dinner and overnight on board. DAY 10: HALONG BAY - HANOI Wake-up for sun shine and morning coffee then we take a bamboo boat to visit Sung Cot Cave – oneof the largest in Halong Bay. We then continue our exploration by the cruise pass-by the city’s market – Hon Gai and enjoy our last seafood lunch on-board before get back to Halong City. Our car will take us back to Hanoi in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi. DAY 11: HANOI - LUANG PRABANG Free until transfer to the airport for flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. After a short rest, we visit the impressive stupa of Wat Visoun and the shrine of Wat Aham, Wat Mai; we then climb up to the top of Mount Phousi to explore the sacred, gilded stupa as well as capture a beautiful view of the city and the Mekong River at sunset. From there, we visit the Night Market, where you can

browse a lovely selection of handmade textiles, made by the local and hill tribe people surrounding Luang Prabang. Overnight in Luang Prabang. DAY 12: LUANG PRABANG - PAK OU CAVE - KHOUANGSI WATERFALL An optional early start gives you the fantastic opportunity to participate in the daily morning rituals of saffron-clad monks collecting offerings of Alms (ubiquitous sticky rice) from the faithful residents. This tradition is very unique in Laos, being the only Buddhist nation still preserving the procession. You will visit the morning Phosi Market where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings. Overnight in Luang Prabang. DAY 13: LUANG PRABANG - VIENTIANE The National Museum (close Tuesday) at the former Royal Palace, displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign. The National Museum and the Central Market are not to be missed. We visit these sights in the morning before catching our flight back to Vientiane. Upon arrival in Vientiane, we see the major sights of the capital; including the oldest Wat Sisaket, the temple with thousands of miniature Buddha statues and the former royal temple of Wat Prakeo, which previously housed the famous Emerald Buddha Image. On the way to Lao’s national precious heritage, the famous and sacred structure of That Luang Stupa, we stop en route to take some pictures of the imposing Patuxay Monument, which is well known as Vientiane’s own Arc de Triumph. We watch the sunset by Mekong Riverside and spend the evening here absorbing the city’s nightlife. Overnight in Vientiane. DAY 14: DEPARTURE FROM VIENTIANE After breakfast, we visit the Morning Market and the weaving village of Ban Nong Bouathong (if time permits). The tour ends after your transfer to Wattay airport for departure.

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INDOCHINA >> HIGHLIGHTS OF VIETNAM & CAMBODIA – 12 DAYS

DAY 01: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - ARRIVE IN HANOI Welcome at the airport and transfer to hotel for check-in, tour-briefing and free at leisure to acclimate yourself. Enjoy Welcome Dinner hosted by Little Orient Travel at one of the most traditional restaurant. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 02: HANOI - HALONG BAY OVERNIGHT (B,L,D) In the morning, we start our exploration day by a ride to Halong Bay, northeast of Hanoi and enter into the Red River Delta, rich with rural beauty and picturesque rice-farming villages. Not just pictures, we can stop for close-up views of buffalos ploughing, women in conical hats scooping their paddies. Once reaching Halong Bay, we board our cruise and set sail for an extraordinary cruise of Halong Bay. Declared as the World Heritage Site twice for its nature beauty and geological by UNESCO, we’ll cruise through its three-thousand islands and rich rock-formations and stop at Ga Choi Island, Dinh Huong Island, Dog Island, Sail Island… You’ll be able to sample the rich seafood served on-board while viewing the islands. Late afternoon we have chance to explore the bay on our kayaks. We’ll close out the day by a romantic dinner and overnight on board.

DAY 03: HALONG BAY - HANOI (B,L,-) Wake-up for sun shine and morning coffee then we take a bamboo boat to visit Sung Cot Cave – one of the largest in Halong Bay. We then continue our exploration by the cruise passby the city’s market – Hon Gai and enjoy our last seafood lunch on-board before get back to Halong City. Our car will take us back to Hanoi in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 04: HANOI – HUE (B,-,-) Transfer to the airport for the flight to Hue. Present in Hue after one hour of flying we transfer to hotel for refreshment. In the afternoon we make a boat trip on the Perfume River to Hue's bestknown religious site, Thien Mu Pagoda, and the elaborate mausoleum of emperor Tu Duc. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 05: HUE – DANAND - HOIAN (B,-,-) Pay a morning visit to the sights and sounds of Dong Ba market.

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Continue to the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 then leave for Hoian, crossing Hai Van Pass and stopping off at the Museum of Cham Sculptures. Upon arrival in Hoian, explore the town’s winding streets and centuries-old architecture, which combines Chinese, Japanese, and Vietnamese influences. Hoian was a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years. Highlights are the Chinese Assembly Hall, homes of the old merchant families, ancient temples, and the Japanese Bridge. Overnight in Hoian.

DAY 06: HOIAN – DANANG – HO CHI MINH CITY (B,-,-) Transfer to the airport for short flight to Ho Chi Minh City. A city-overview is provided upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City: The Central Post Office, The former Presidential Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Saigon waterfront, and finally, the excitement of the Cho Lon District (Saigon’s China-town). You’ll have ample opportunity to experience the Binh Tay Central Market and the Thien Hau Pagoda. The day tour closes with a return to the central city area. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 07: HO CHI MINH CITY – VINH LONG DAY TRIP (B, L,-) Meet your guide at hotel and leave Ho Chi Minh City for Vinh Long early in the morning. On arrival at Cai Be, we’ll board a boat to explore the floating market, typical of the Mekong Delta. Continue by boat to Binh Hoa Phuoc Island to visit orchards of tropical fruits and have lunch in the famous Bonsai garden of Mr Sau Giao. After lunch we proceed by boat to Vinh Long Town for transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City. O/N in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 08: HO CHI MINH CITY – PHNOM PENH (B,-,-) Free until transfer to the airport for short flight to Phnom Penh. Arrive Phnom Penh by morning flight, Phnom Penh - the city retains its traditional Khmer and colonial charm. French villas along tree-lined boulevards remind the visitor that the city was once considered the gem of Southeast Asia. Recent political changes have triggered an economic boom of sorts, with new hotels, restaurants, bars and nightclubs springing up around the

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city. Firstly, visit to the Royal Palace compound build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, is the most conspicuous feature and also one of impressive colorful Khmer-style Palaces. Nearside the Royal Palace is Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple), display plenty of Buddha Statues that were decorated and made by diamond, emerald, gold and silver. Travelers will proceed to visit Independence Monument which was constructed in 1954 after Cambodian took their country back from French colony, continuing visit to National Museum, the distinctive red building with a beautiful Khmer architecture was build since 1917 and contains more than 5000 art objects made of sandstone, bronze, silver, copper, wood and others. Visit the notorious Toul Sleng Museum. In 1975 Toul Svay Prey High School was taken over by Pol Pot’s security forces and turned into a prison known as Security Prison 21 (S-21). We pass through the River Front park whose scenery is much worth shooting, and continue to the only one hill in town with sacred sites called Wat Phnom before walking along Mekong River bank to see the lovely Phnom Penh city at night with breathtaking view along the river. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 09: PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAM (B,-,-) Morning we take flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. Upon arrival at airport you are met and transfer to your hotel (upon room availability). Then we start visit: - We continue to visit the fabulous Ta Prohm embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers - Prasat Kravan - with its unique brick sculptures - Srah Srang - The Royal Baths" was once used for ritual bathing - Banteay Kdei (surrounded by four concentric walls). - Visit Eastern Mebon used to be in the middle the waters of the large Oriental Baray that is presently filled with rice-fields - Neak Poan was supposed to be a symbol of the Universe - Preah Khan built in 1191 according to the tradition on a spot where the king fought acrucial battle against the Cham. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 10: SIEM REAP - ANDKOR VISITS (B,-,-) Early morning we start witness sunrise over Angkor Wat temple and listening singing birds over theancient land of Angkor area. About 6:45AM we walk to nearby Pagoda and offering food to monks. After monks finished breakfast we start enjoy our breakfast box on the ground floor of pagoda,jasmine tea will be served in the peaceful of pagoda. Visit Kbal Spean, about 49km from Siem Reap Town and it is literally means "The head of the River.” It is one of the rivers in 1000 Lingas that made up of unique Lingas. Lingas stands into the riverbed of the Siem Reap River. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 11: SIEM REAP - ANGKOR VISITS (B,-,-) We start on our bike and cycle (45 minutes for cycling) to world heritage areas on the roads less travelled. Ride among the jungle passing local village and local shop. It’s a very special and acting day as you will explore some of Angkor’s most beautiful temples. The tour start with the visiting to the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology, visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sun set view form Bakheng hill. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 12: DEPARTURE FROM SIEM REAP (B) Rest and relax before departure from Siem Reap, or explore the city on your own. Transfer and departure assistance provided.

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INDOCHINA >> INDOCHINA DISCOVERY – 19 DAYS

DAY 01: WELCOME TO VIETNAM - ARR. TO HO CHI MINH CITY Arrival day. Greetings at the airport, we are transferred to hotel for check in and tour briefing. We can acclimatize ourselves with a walking tour in the downtown of Saigon - the biggest city in Vietnam. A welcome Vietnamese dinner to be hosted by Focus Travel. Overnight in Saigon.

DAY 02: HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR A day tour of Saigon. Our sightseeing tour of the city includes the Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral - two of the city's architectural landmarks. Later we drive to Cho Lon - Saigon's China Town and thriving commercial hub where we can visit Thien Hau pagoda. Some shopping in downtown of Saigon may be a good idea to close the day. Overnight in Saigon.

DAY 03: SAIGON - MEKONG DELTA Today, we journey to Vinh Long - the heart of the Mekong Delta. Passing a traditional floating market of Cai Be, we can experience its excitement and then walk through orchards of mangoes, coconuts and bananas. Continuing on, we paddle in a sampan to the beautiful Binh Hoa Phuoc Island and sample some more exotic fruit of the region before driving back to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.

DAY 04: HO CHI MINH CITY - DANANG - HOIAN Transfer to airport and take a morning flight to Danang. Tour of Danang includes Cham museum, Marble Mountains and China Beach, then we drive some 30km south to Hoi An. The remainder of the day is to explore Hoi An town. We can wander its peaceful narrow streets to see many centuries-old architectures combining influences of many exotic trading community. Late afternoon, travel by sampan on the Thu Bon River or to spend our leisure time on beautiful sandy beach of Cua Dai. Evening at our leisure, a dinner with local food can be a memorable experience.

north, passing the beautiful Hai Van Pass to Hue. We stop at scenic Lang Co Beach. Arrive Hue in the afternoon, check in hotel and free. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 06: HUE Morning boat trip along the serene Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda. We will also visit mausoleum of Tu Duc king and the Royal Citadel with its Imperial Purple City that has made Hue become the World's Cultural Heritage. In late afternoon, we visit the bustling Dong Ba market and see the life of local people. Overnight in Hue.

DAY 07: HUE - HANOI Transfer to airport for short flight to Hanoi. On arrival at Hanoi, we are met at airport and accompanied to hotel. Afternoon, we acclimatize ourselves with a tour on 'cyclo' in the downtown of Hanoi. Evening is highlighted by the water puppet performance, a traditional form of Vietnamese art. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 08: HANOI - HALONG - HANOI Today is a day trip to Halong Bay. We drive through the Red River delta to Halong Bay. Enjoy the rural scenery as our vehicle weaves through the picturesque countryside landscapes. Not just pictures, we can stop for close-up views of buffalos, women in conical hats scooping their paddies. A brief call at a Vietnam’s typical family to know more about Red river Delta farmers live. And go on board for 4 hour cruising, which affords us the spectacle of the nature - Halong Bay, the Vietnam's most scenic site and the unique World's Wonder. We explore its natural beauty and cave. If the weather is hot, we can swim in the deep blue water of Halong Bay. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 09: HANOI Morning sightseeing of Hanoi. We visit the city's outstanding tourist sites such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One-pillar Pagoda, West Lake area, the Temple of Literature and our well-trained

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guide will give us insights on local culture and we will also have a go at learning traditional calligraphy and visit to Hanoi Hilton. Afternoon, we will visit some National Museums and have a walking tour to explore the lively streets in the old quarter of Hanoi. Evening is at our leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 10: HANOI - VIENTIANE We leave Vietnam and fly to Vientiane - the capital of Laos by VN841. Arriving at the Wattay Airport. Transfer to the hotel. Afternoon is city tour visiting the Great Sacred Stupa - That Luang, Wat Phra Keow, Wat Sisaket and the Arc de Triumph. Overnight in Vientiane.

DAY 11: VIENTIANE - LUANG PRABANG Visit morning market before transferring to airport for a flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. In the afternoon, we will have tour of town, visiting Wats: Visounalat, known as "the Watermelon Stupa"; the ornate Wat Mai; and Wat Xieng Thong, an exquisite 400 year old royal monastery complex. In late afternoon, we climb Phousi Hill, with its derelict anti aircraft gun and revered shrine, to view the sunset over the Mekong and mountains beyond. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 12: LUANG PRABANG EXPLORATION Early morning we will see long lines of barefoot monks in procession through the streets of Luang Prabang. Afterwards will be an excursion by boat on Mekong river by motorboat to the holy caves Pak Ou, a mystical pilgrimage site above the river. Over the past five centuries, kings, princes, merchants, and peasants have come to the caves to worship, leaving behind more than 3,000 statues of the Buddha. Overnight in Luang Prabang.

DAY 13: LUANG PRABANG EXPLORATION Visit the former King's Palace, now a national museum and the central market. Continuing on, you visit to H'mong and Kh'mu villages, a weaving village and the Khuang Si Falls.

DAY 14: LUANG PRABANG - VIENTIANE Free until transfer to airport for flight to Vientiane. Afternoon visit the museum of victory and the center market. Overnight in Vientiane.

DAY 15: VIENTIANE - PHNOM PENH Early hotel breakfast and drive to airport for flight to Phnom Penh. Free in the evening.

DAY 16: PHNOM PENH Morning city tour: Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Royal Palace, Independent Monument Afternoon tour: Wat Phnom, Central Market and join an hour cruise on Chaktomouk river, windows view on floating villages, fishing boat and beauty of Mekong delta. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 17: PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAP Early morning, we will take speedboat to Siem Reap. A local guide will meet us at the boat station in Siem Reap. Check in hotel in Siam Reap. Afternoon, we start to explore the ancient Angkor city. We will visit The Southern Gate of Angkor Thom, World Wonder of Angkor Wat Temples and we can watch sunset from Phnom Bakheng Hill in late afternoon. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 18: SIEM REAP Today we will visit Pre Rup, Mebon, Tasom, Neak Poan and Preah Khan Temples. Afternoon, continue visiting to Thommanun, Chaosay Tevoda Temples, Spean Thma (the ancient bridge), Takeo, Famous Ta Prohm, Banteay Kdei Temples, terraces of Sras Srang and Prasat Kravan. Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 19: SIEM REAP - DEPARTURE We will have full day exploring the other part of Angkor city: Phimean Akas Temples, Elephants and Leper Kinh Terraces, famous Bayon complex before transfer to airport and check in for the outbound international flight.

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It is important that you read and understand the following conditions before making your booking. RESERVATION AND DEPOSIT – Please complete and forward the attached booking form accompanied by a deposit of $300.00 per person to Little Orient Travel or your travel agent to arrive within 7 days of receiving confirmation we are holding space for you. Little Orient Travel reserves the right to correct any errors in rates quoted or calculated or any omissions made at any time during your booking. Any verbal quote given is an indication only of the final price and is subject to confirmation. RECEIPT OF DEPOSIT – Receipt of a deposit will be taken as an understanding by Little Orient Travel that the customer has read and agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this brochure. BALANCE OF PAYMENT – The final balance of the travel arrangements is due at Little Orient Travel no later than 30 days prior to the departure date . Failure to pay in full by the due date may result in a late payment fee of $30 or cancellation. Bookings made within 30 days of departure will automatically incur the late payment fees if payment is not received by Little Orient Travel within 3 days of booking. Payments by Credit Cards will incur a fee. AIRLINE FUEL SURCHARGES – All packages that are inclusive of flights will be subject to any airline fuel surcharges that may be applied from time to time by the airline and will be in addition to the cost of the tour. These fees cannot be waived. AMENDMENT FEES – The following fees will apply: -Amendment to confirmed and deposited itineraries - $25 per change - Amendments within 30 days of departure $50 per change - Transferring between tours (outside of 60 days) - $100 per person - Transfer fees must be paid at the time of change. Passengers will then have 7 working days to decide which tour they wish to be transferred to; otherwise an instant cancellation will occur. - Transferring between tours (within 60 days) - See ‘cancellation by client’ for applicable fees and details. Reissue of airline tickets - $100 per person (other fees may apply) - Once a booking is confirmed no name transfers are permitted as this will be regarded as a cancellation. CANCELLATION BY CLIENT – All cancellations must be made in writing to Little Orient Travel and will be subject to the following cancellation charges from the date the written cancellation is received: 1. More than 60 days prior to departure; loss of deposit 2. Between 59-50 days prior to departure; 25% of total tour cost 3. Between 49-40 days prior to departure; 50% of total tour cost

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4. 39 days or less prior to departure; 100% of total tour cost In the event of a cancellation, any refunds will be less administration fees including visa, transfer fees and any applicable amendment fees. Regrettably cancellation charges and fees cannot be waived. There can be no exceptions. No refund will be made for any unused portions of the holiday after the departure date. Please note that employees of any overseas company or staff of Little Orient Travel outside Vietnam are not authorised to make any promises or agreements to customers in respect of refunds or any other matters. LATE BOOKINGS – Bookings made less than 30 days prior to arrive from Vietnam will incur a late booking fee of $30, less than 30 days $50. CANCELLATION BY LITTLE ORIENT TRAVEL – Little Orient Travel reserves the right to cancel or vary a tour prior to departure due to insufficient numbers. In such an event alternative guaranteed travel dates will be offered. Should these options not be acceptable Little Orient Travel will refund the full price paid less visa cost. If a tour is cancelled due to unforeseeable circumstances, such as, but not restricted to, severe weather conditions or force majeure, Little Orient Travel will refund all monies except visa cost and any cancellation fees levied by airlines and other third parties. Unforeseeable circumstances such as force majeure, adverse weather, flight rescheduling, hotel overbooking and faults with transportation or road conditions may also have an effect on the tour itinerary after the commencement date. Any decision made in respect of tour services by independent operators to re-route or amend the itinerary due to any of the above or similar circumstances is at the discretion of the tour service provider and Little Orient Travel shall not be liable for any claim whatsoever arising from such events. TRAVEL INSURANCE – It is a condition of joining one of our tours that clients are adequately insured for the full duration of their travel arrangements including cover for illness, injury, death, loss of baggage and personal items, cancellation and curtailment. Little Orient Travel has a right to require a client to produce, at our request a copy of the policy of insurance taken out by the client. HEALTH REQUIREMENTS – All clients are required to familiarise themselves with any health requirements specific to the countries being visited. All clients are given a Medical Information Form with their deposit or quote documents. Clients who are aged 70 years or more, or with a pre-existing condition that affects their fitness to travel, or any medical dietary requirement must complete and return this document with their booking form. All clients should visit their Doctor for these aforementioned purposes, and/or to confirm that they are

physically able to undertake the day-to-day requirements of the tour. Should any ailments either exist at the time of booking, or arise before their departure for Vietnam, the client must inform Little Orient Travel of these by completing a Medical Information Form. TRAVEL DOCUMENTS – A passport with minimum of 6 months validity is required for passengers travelling to all countries in our program. Responsibility for documentation accuracy, passport validity and dispatch of documents rests with the client. Little Orient Travel accepts no responsibility for any failure in this respect. TIPPING – Tipping is a firm and expected element in the Tourism industry today and Indochina is no exception. The nominated tip amount is USD$2 per person per day. RESPONSIBILITY – Little Orient Travel (herewith called the Company) acts as a co-ordinator for all persons taking these tours in the making of all arrangements for transportation sightseeing and hotel accommodation. The Company does not own, manage, control or operate any transportation vehicle any hotel or restaurant or any other supplier of services. All coupons receipts and tickets are issued subject to the terms and conditions specified by the supplier and all services are subject to the laws of the country where the services are provided. The Company acts only as an agent for the owners, contractors and suppliers of transportation and/or other related travel services provided and assumes no responsibility for the loss or damage to baggage or property or for any injury, illness or death or for any damages or claims howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly from accidents loss or damage to person or property delays, transport, failure, strikes, wars and uprisings or acts of God etc. over which the Company has no control. PROCEDURES FOR LODGING COMPLAINTS OR CLAIMS – Should the customer not be satisfied with any aspect of their arrangements they must immediately inform the guide or National Escort who will endeavour to resolve the issue at the time. If this is not possible and you wish to lodge a complaint or claim this must be done in writing with Little Orient Travel in Vietnam within 30 days of the date of the completion of your Little Orient Travel arrangements. Relevant receipts and substantiating evidence must be attached to the letter of claim. AIRLINES – Airlines featured in this brochure do not by virtue of their endorsement represent themselves either as contracting with any purchaser of a holiday from EMAIL ADDRESSES - By providing an email address on the Booking Form you have agreed to receive emails from Little Orient Travel which may contain marketing, specials and promotional material

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