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Journey Through Southeast Asia - Private Luxury Southeast Asia Tours (23 days)

Artisans of Leisure

Saigon, Vietnam To Chiang Mai, Thailand

Valid for Departures Now Through: 20 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Saigon, Vietnam
Park Hyatt Saigon None

JOURNEY THROUGH SOUTHEAST ASIA: Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Siem Reap, Bangkok, Yangon, Bagan, Luang Prabang, Chiang Mai

An exclusive private tour of Southeast Asia for the most discerning luxury travelers.

VIP assistance through immigration

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Saigon at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 2
Saigon, Vietnam
Park Hyatt Saigon Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

French-colonial landmarks, Chinatown markets and temples, museums, art galleries and flexible shopping

Option for excursion to Cu Chi Tunnels

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: private market tours and cooking lessons, private musical performances, meeting with a local historian, a streetfood tour by Vespa, appointments with art consultants, personal shoppers (furniture, silk, local crafts, clothing

Day 3
Hoi An, Vietnam
Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for flight to Hoi An

Private arrival transfer to hotel, with touring of Marble Mountains and Cham Museum en route

Accommodation in Hoi An at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 4
Hoi An, Vietnam
Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An, Vietnam Breakfast

Half-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Walking tour of Hoi An's backstreets, specialty shops and markets, historic homes and attractions

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: an appointment with a silk tailor, a private cooking lesson to learn Vietnamese street food, bicycle excursions in the countryside, day trip to the ruins at My Son, sunset boat ride

Day 5
Hanoi, Vietnam
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for flight to Hanoi. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Hanoi at ultra-luxury hotel

Day 6
Hanoi, Vietnam
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Breakfast

Full-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Walking tour of the Old Quarter, historic sites, cyclo ride, French-colonial landmarks, markets and crafts, museums

Evening water puppet or opera house performance

Day 7
Hanoi, Vietnam
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Breakfast

Half-day flexible private culinary or cultural touring

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: a meeting with a local historian, bicycle excursion in the countryside, private meditation at a pagoda, insider access to local artists and gallery owners, a visit to a recommended tailor

Day 8
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Amansara Breakfast, Dinner

Private transfer to airport for flight to Siem Reap

VIP assistance through immigration

Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Siem Reap at ultra-luxury resort: Amansara or Raffles Grand Hotel D'Angkor

Private visit to the temples at sunset

Day 9
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Amansara Breakfast, Lunch

Private touring with expert guide and driver

Ancient temples and ruins, Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm, Bayon, option to tour by bicycle

Option for lunch or dinner

Day 10
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Amansara Breakfast, Lunch

Private full-day touring to more remote temples and ruins

Option for private boat excursion to the floating villages of Lake Tonle Sap

Option for lunch or dinner

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: insider access to local artisans, philanthropic activities, private yoga sessions, special private meals in unique locations, private ATV excursions in the countryside, private helicopter flights to remote jungle temple

Day 11
Bangkok, Thailand
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for flight to Bangkok. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Bangkok at ultra-luxury hotel: Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

Day 12
Bangkok, Thailand
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Breakfast

Private full-day tour of Bangkok with expert guide and driver including private longtail boat ride

Grand Palace and Wat Po, local food and flower markets, or Jim Thompson House

Additional options can be arranged, upon request: recommended jewelers and tailors, visit to private art collections, VIP tickets to a Thai boxing match, private Thai cooking lesson

Day 13
Yangon, Myanmar
The Strand Yangon Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for flight to Yangon. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Yangon (Rangoon) at ultra-luxury hotel: The Strand or Belmond Governor's Residence

Private afternoon tour with expert national guide and driver

Schwedagon pagoda, markets, Buddhist culture, interesting neighborhoods, insider access to local galleries

Day 14
Bagan, Myanmar
Aureum Palace Resort Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Bagan. Private arrival transfer to hotel

Accommodation in Bagan at luxury hotel: Aureum Palace Resort or Thiripyitsaya Sanctuary Resort

Afternoon private touring with expert guide and driver

Ancient temples and pagodas, local villages and markets, lacquerware studios, option for touring by bicycle

Day 15
Bagan, Myanmar
Aureum Palace Resort Breakfast

Full-day private touring with expert guide and driver of ruins and villages

Option for a private excursion to Mt. Popa

Day 16
Yangon, Myanmar
Belmond Governor’s Residence Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for domestic flight to Yangon

Private arrival transfer to luxury hotel: The Strand or Belmond Governor's Residence

Private afternoon tour with expert national guide and driver

Day 17
Luang Prabang, Laos
Amantaka Breakfast, Dinner

Private transfer to airport for flight to Bangkok. Airport assistance to connecting flight to Luang Prabang.

Private arrival transfer to hotel.

Accommodation in Luang Prabang at luxury hotel: Amantaka or Azerai Luang Prabang

Special Baci ceremony dinner this evening

Day 18
Luang Prabang, Laos
Amantaka Breakfast

Half-day private tour with expert guide and driver

Walking tour in town, traditional and colonial architecture, cultural attractions, food market, museums, temples

Option for sunrise alms-giving

Day 19
Luang Prabang, Laos
Amantaka Breakfast

Private morning cruise on the Mekong to visit Buddhist caves and local riverside villages

Day 20
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for flight to Bangkok

VIP airport assistance through immigration and connecting flight to Chiang Mai

Private arrival transfer to resort

Accommodation at ultra-luxury resort

Day 21
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Breakfast

Private full-day tour with expert private guide and driver

Mountain temples, options for hiking, crafts districts, Chiang Mai's Old City

Option for sunrise alms-giving

Private roundtrip transfer to night market

Day 22
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai Breakfast

Morning market visit and Thai cooking lesson

Afternoon at leisure to enjoy resort

Additional touring and activities can be arranged, upon request: sunrise alms-giving, meeting local artisans (silver, celadon, furniture, silk), a private Thai boxing lesson, active touring excursions (hiking, biking, rafting, golfing and zip-lining), seeing the monks' procession at sunrise, Thai massage lesson

Day 23
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
None Breakfast

Private transfer to airport for flight to Bangkok (flight not included)

Airport assistance in Bangkok to connecting departure flight.

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JOURNEY THROUGH SOUTHEAST ASIA: Saigon, Hoi An, Hanoi, Siem Reap (Angkor), Bangkok, Yangon, Bagan, Luang Prabang, Chiang Mai


An exlcusive private tour of Southeast Asia for the most discerning luxury traveler.


This is the ultimate private tour of Southeast Asia. It features private touring of spectacular cultural sites and accommodation at the top luxury resorts in the most interesting and evocative destinations in Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar (Burma) and Laos.

About Us

Artisans of Leisure is a luxury travel company specializing in comprehensive private tours in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the South Pacific. Artisans of Leisure tours are created for discerning travelers who expect the highest level of luxury, service, and attention to detail. Artisans of Leisure tours include preferred rooms at the world’s best luxury hotels and resorts. All touring is private, with expert guides and drivers in each destination, and each day is tailored to individual interests, preferred pace, and travel preferences.

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25th Anniversary Trip

By: AJ


Reviewed on: 01 Sep 2015

Great experience!!! Tony, the driver that was our main contact was amazing.
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