ANGKOR / SIEM REAP by Hanoi with cruise on Halong Bay


 by Hanoi with cruise on Halong Bay


Tourist program of 10 days / 9 nights
around the race

From January
11th to January 20th, 2020

« If
running or walking was our goal, we would spend next to unforgettable

by Hanoi with cruise on Halong Bay


Day – 1 : SATURDAY, 11/01/20 – HANOI (Arrival)                    (Dinner - D)


On arrival at Hanoi, pick-up by your local
guide, then transfer to your selected hotel by private car.

Note: Rooms are available from 2pm.

Enjoy a one-hour rickshaw
of the capital and spend some time wandering in the old quarter and
its antique shops. Then visit Ngoc Son
beautifully situated on Hoan
Kiem Lake
, and which is reached by a charming wooden bridge.

  • Dinner at
    local restaurant
  • Overnight in Hanoi

Day – 2 : SUNDAY, 12/01/20 – HANOI – HOA LU                      (Breakfast – B / Lunch - L)

breakfast, visit the Temple of
, Vietnam’s first university.

drive through the countryside to Hoa Lu, the ancient 10th century capital of
Vietnam. On arrival, visit Dinh and Le
Dynasty Temples.
These two temples in the shape of Chinese character were
built in 17th century.

  • Lunch at local restaurant

the afternoon, enjoy a bicycle ride
to Bich Dong Pagoda, built at the beginning of the Le Dynasty, and continue to
Thung Nang pier. Then, board on a small sampan boat for a spectacular 2-hour trip through one cave and
beautiful rural sceneries of limestone cliffs and rice paddies.

  • Dinner at your leisure.
  • Overnight in Hoa Lu.

Note: In case
of physical difficulty for cycling, these visits can be made by car or bus

Day – 3 : MONDAY, 13/01/20 – HOA LU – HALONG                 (B / L / D)


In the morning, travel by
road to the majestic Halong Bay,
listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Arrive in Halong by midday and board
on a junk for a memorable cruise through the mystical Halong Bay.

  • Lunch on board

In the afternoon,
navigation between the karts, some of which display extraordinary shapes. Then
a culinary activity on board: demonstration of the famous Vietnamese egg roll
recipe (Nem Ran).

At night, the squid fishing is open.
This is an opportunity to learn the Vietnamese fishing techniques.

  • Dinner and overnight on junk

Day – 4 : TUESDAY, 14/01/20 – HALONG – HANOI – FLIGHT TO SIEM REAP               (Brunch)

After the breakfast, junk
resumes its course. During the morning, it crosses the bay and stop to visit a
natural cave.

Brunch will be served on board before returning on the coast
around 11h00 and transfer by road to Hanoi airport for the evening flight to
Siem Reap (VN835//HAN-REP//17H55-19H40)

On arrival,
pick-up and transfer to your selected hotel.  

         Accommodation selected: Block 20 pax: 8 Doubles/Twins + 4 Singles

Standard category


Day – 4 : TUESDAY, 14/01/20 – SIEM REAP (Arrival)

arrival, welcome at Siem Reap airport by your driver (WITHOUT GUIDE) and check-in at the hotel.

Note: Rooms are available from 2pm.

  • Dinner at
    your leisure.
  • Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day – 5 : WEDNESDAY, 15/01/20 – SIEM REAP             (B / L)


After breakfast,
visit the ancient capital of Angkor
, a huge architectural complex
with the famous Bayon Temple at its center. This mountain-temple was once
surrounded by 54 towers. On each of the 37 remaining, 4 enigmatic faces can
still be recognized. Then, explore Baphuon, which was fully
restored by a team of French archaeologists after 16 years of work.

  • Lunch at
    local restaurant.

In the
afternoon, visit Angkor Wat
(early-mid 12th century) dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. This
magnificent temple-mountain, built by King Suryavarman II is considered as the
masterpiece of the Khmer architecture and art. Late in the afternoon, visit a local artist's studio.

The day ends with a surprising circus show combining
creativity, energy and originality, all acquired from the Khmer culture.

  • Dinner at
    your leisure.
  • Overnight in Siem Reap.

Angkor, ancient capital of the Khmer Empire
Its mystery lies in these ancient ruins now classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Originally Hindu, the various ruins became gradually Buddhists and were long lost in the tropical jungle. Today, the site impresses majesty and grace on its buildings, and a walk through Angkor is a unique opportunity to go back in time.

Day – 6 : THURSDAY, 16/01/20 – SIEM REAP                (B / L)

After breakfast, drive to Kbal Spean, the “River of a Thousand Lingas”, located about 50 km
north of Siem Reap.

Upon arrival, walk
through the forest (45 minutes) and explore the river where the bedrocks are
engraved with Apsaras and countless symbols of the god Shiva.  It was believed that the linga fertilized the
water that irrigated the rice fields underneath.

  • Lunch at
    local restaurant.

the afternoon, drive through the Bantey
Srey Temple
, the Citadel of Women. This small pink sandstone temple is
considered to be a jewel in the crown of classical Khmer art because of its
delicate carvings.

Then, return
back to Siem Reap through the Cambodian countryside, followed by the visit of
the marvelously restored Bantey Samre

  • Dinner at
    your leisure.
  • Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day – 7 : FRIDAY, 17/01/20 – SIEM REAP                       (B / L)

After breakfast,
the twin temples of Chau Say Thommanon
and Tevoda
, the unfinished temple-mountain
of Ta Keo
, the holy water basin of Srah
, and the Banteay Kdei

Finally, discover the Ta Phrom Temple, which has been left in
much the same condition as it was found – the photogenic and atmospheric
combination of trees growing out of the ruins and the jungle have made it one
of the most famous monuments with Angkor Wat.

  • Lunch at
    local restaurant.

In the
afternoon, pick-up the official T-shirt
with number. The rest of the day is at leisure.

  • Dinner at
    your leisure.
  • Overnight in Siem Reap.

Ultra Trail d’Angkor, 128km
Start of the race on Saturday at 4.00 am

Day – 8 : SATURDAY, 18/01/20 – SIEM REAP                (B)


Day – 9 : SUNDAY, 19/01/20 – SIEM REAP                    (B)


Day – 10 : MONDAY, 20/01/20 – SIEM REAP (Departure)                    (B)

breakfast, depending on the flight schedule, transfer to the airport by your
driver (WITHOUT GUIDE) for the
departure flight.

Note: Rooms shall be released by 12 pm (noon).

Accommodation selected:

Our prices include:

  • Accommodation in shared double or twin room at hotels selected.
  • Transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle as per program.
  • English or French speaking guide for each area as per program.
  • Entry fees for all sightseeing as mentioned on the program.
  • Boat for cruises mentioned.
  • Meals as mentioned on the program: (B) for breakfast, (L) for lunch or (D) for dinner.
  • In vehicle, 2 complimentary bottles of drinking water (50 cl) per person and per day
  • Government taxes currently in force (VAT…)

Our prices do not include:

  • Visa for Cambodia: 
    Visa fee is US$ 30 (current charge) and payable on the spot upon
    arrival.  One passport size picture is
  • Insurances.
  • Drinks, tips, personal expenses and all services not
    clearly mentioned.


  • Offer subject to availability.
  • Program is subject to change without prior notice due to airlines
    unexpected changes of schedule or flight cancellations.
  • We reserve the right to adjust the prices at any time in the event of an
    increase of the fuel surcharge applied by airlines companies or any other
    transport companies.

End of our services.

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