DAY 1-2 // Rome - Bangkok
Flight 19:50 Roma (FCO) – Bangkok (BKK) 23:45 (+1)
DAY 3 // Bangkok
Morning and afternoon spent visiting Bangkok city centre and its temples:
- Wat Phra Kiew & Grand Palace
- Wat Pho
- Wat Arun
Sunset at Lebua State Tower with drinks and breathtaking views of the city.
Dinner with the best Pad Thai in town from Thip Samai.
DAY 4 // Bangkok - Hanoi
Flight 14:35 Bangkok (DMK) – Hanoi (HAN) 16:25
DAY 5 // Ha Long Bay
- check-in onboard
- generous lunch
- caves visit
- Ti Top island visit and short hike to the top
- back to the ship and possibility to go kayaking
- short cooking class
- night squid fishing
DAY 6 // Halong Bay
Second day cruising, the program is as follows:
visit to the floating village of fishermen and
back to the ship and brunch
back to the pier and check-out
Around 6 pm back to Hanoi Old Quarter.
Evening in Hanoi Old Quarter.
DAY 7 // Hanoi
8 am – 1 pm cooking class at Home Cooking Class Hanoi, $35 per person.
After the cooking class our teacher took us to Gian Café to make us taste the egg coffee (they even have egg chocolate and much more). Highly recommended!
Visit to Hoan Kiem Lake and its turtle.
Bus to the airport (number 17 from the bus station Điểm Trung Chuyển Long Bien) to get the flight 18:40 Hanoi (HAN) – Da Nang (DAD) 19:55
Overnight in Hoi An // Tigon Hoi An Homestay
DAY 8 // Hoi An
After dinner back to Da Nang by taxi ($15) and overnight in Da Nang // Huong Binh Hotel
DAY 9 // Phu Quoc
Flight 8:30 Da Nang (SAD) – Phu Quoc (PQC) 18:50 with 1 stop at Ho Chi Minh airport
Taxi from Phu Quoc airport to Giraffa Bungalow near Long Beach.
Scooter hire for the entire duration of our stay ($8 per day) to explore the island.
Overnight in Phu Quoc // Giraffa Bungalow, treehouse
DAY 10 // Phu Quoc
Happy hour on Long Beach with sea view and sunset.
Excellent fish dinner at Hai Nam Restaurant.
DAY 11 // Phu Quoc
Brunch and smoothies at Peach.
Rest of the day spent at Long Beach.
Spanish dinner at Itaca.
DAY 12 // Sihanoukville
Travelling to Sihanoukville.
8:30 ferry from Phu Quoc to Ha Tien (2h).
Arrival in Sihanoukville at around 7pm, Italian dinner at Mango Coffee and drinks on Serendipity beach.
Overnight in Sihanoukville // The Led Zephyr
DAY 13 // Koh Rong
Relaxing day at sea. The water here is very warm and the sand is fine and white. A true paradise!
Asian or continental dinner at Sok San Beach Resort.
DAY 14-15 // Koh Rong
Day at the beach right on your doorstep. Yay!
Fish dinner at the fisherman’s village ($5). Beers $1 only.
DAY 16 // Siem Reap
Flight Sihanoukville (KOS) 17:15 – Siem Reap (REP) 18:05
Night stroll with dinner and drinks around Pub Street in Siem Reap.
Overnight in Siem Reap // Tropical Breeze Guesthouse
DAY 17 // Siem Reap
Visiting Siem Reap temples at sunrise. Not to be missed:
- Angkor Wat
- Angkor Thom
- Ta Prohm
- Preah Khan
- Sra Neak Poan
- Sra Srang
Flight 21:45 Siem Reap (REP) – Bangkok (DMK) 22:50
Overnight in Bangkok // Swana Bangkok Hotel
DAY 19 // Bangkok - Roma
Flight 1:05 am Bangkok (BKK) – Roma (FCO) 17:50