LEARN more. EXPLORE more. DREAM more.
Enrich your vacation with Vantage's collection of deluxe optional tours, designed
exclusively for our guests. You’ll discover a world beyond the landmarks and gain
immeasurable insight into the culture and people of your destination. So join us
… and make the most of your journey!
$65 USD per person
Sunset Champagne Tour
Siem Reap, Cambodia
You will leave the city of Siem Reap towards the south, find yourself in the middle of the countryside. Enroute you will have the chance to visit local traditional houses and talk to the families. The Cambodian families love visitors and they are happy to show you how they live. Continue towards the Eco Tourism Site of Srok Yeung "Our Village", where you will enjoy some drinks and snacks while waiting for the sunset. At the entrance of this beautiful site you will be greeted by farmers with their oxcarts! Take a short ride and experience the rural lifestyle of Cambodia. You will enjoy a beautiful sunset from a Pavilion on stilts in a small lake full of Lotus flowers and large gold fishes with views of sugar palms, countryside and in the distance the hill of Phnom Krom. Take a boat ride on this lake or take your oxcart around the lake and enjoy the silence and nature.We will serve you soft drinks, beer, snacks and shortly before the sunset one glass of Champagne (one glass per person). Return to the hotel after an eventful day and a relaxing Champagne at sunset experience in rural Cambodia!
$59 USD per person
The Tunnels Of Cu Chi Tour
Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon
Half-day tour including lunch — Day 16
The Cu Chi the tunnels were part of a vast underground network that enabled the Viet Cong to control a large rural area near Saigon. Began during the French/Vietnamese War (1946-1954), the tunnels were vital to the success of the Viet Cong military effort, and were used as a base of operations for the 1968 Tet offensive. The Cu Chi network ultimately included 75 miles of tunnels, with connections to other tunnel great networks that underlay much of the country. Parts of the Cu Chi tunnels were several levels deep and included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers, and kitchens. On this fascinating tour, learn about the tunnels and other aspects of the war and get a taste of life underground as you enter areas enlarged to create easier access for visitors. A lunch will be served on your way back to the city.
$35 USD per person
Fengjing Ancient Water Town Tour
Morning tour, Day 12
Situated in the southwest of Shanghai, Fengjing Ancient Town has long been known as a typical ancient water town, as well as one of the four most famous ancient towns south of the Yangtze River. With a history of over 1,500 years, the town was governed separately by Zhejiang and Jiangsu Provinces from 1430 during the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). During your visit, you’ll see many Ming-and-Qing-Dynasty buildings. With its surrounding water network, the ancient town boasts 52 old bridges. Zhihe Bridge, built in the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) is of particular interest. When we cross, you’ll have a panoramic view of the ancient town’s breathtaking scenery. Your tour also includes a boat ride along the waterway and a local opera performance on the ancient stage performed. Your optional tour will end up with a visit of a local silk embroidery factory on your way back to Shanghai.
$39 per person
Pottery Village Tour
Afternoon Tour with Dinner
Pay a visit to Bat Trang, one of the last remaining pottery villages in northern Vietnam. You'll begin your tour with a scenic drive on a dyke on the Red River, offering many excellent photo opportunities of the traditional architecture. As you pass through old villages in the lush green countryside, you'll witness farming activities — and maybe even catch a glimpse of water buffalo as they plow the fields!
Bat Trang has been producing ceramics using traditional techniques since the 10th century. Upon arrival in the village, you'll walk through the narrow alleys to visit the Communal House — a home for the Tutelary Spirit of the village and a center for community activities for the villagers — to learn about the local culture. You'll also visit local families, giving you the opportunity to interact and learn about their daily life as you observe their pottery-making process.
You'll then enjoy some free time to explore the village, including the hundreds of family-run shops, then return to Hanoi. You'll savor dinner at a local restaurant before returning to the hotel this evening.
$159 USD per person
Lamma Island Seafood Dinner
Evening Tour with Dinner
Lamma Island is one of the most popular scenic spots in Hong Kong, famous for its fresh seafood and natural scenery. With its beautiful shorelines and a diversified environment, the island has become a popular attraction for tourists — as well as a residential area with a tranquil and bohemian atmosphere. Engaged in the fishing industry for generations, many local residents operate seafood restaurants along the coast after retirement. Various fish rafts can be seen along the coastal area, providing a great variety of fresh seafood.
On this wonderful tour, you’ll be transferred to pier, where a shuttle boat will transport you to Lamma Island as you take in the exciting night views of Hong Kong Harbour along the way. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy a brief walk ashore before transferring to the restaurant for your delicious Chinese Dinner. Rainbow Seafood Restaurant is the largest restaurant on Lamma Island, located at Sok Kwu Wan — the largest fishing farm in Hong Kong. Following dinner, you’ll transfer to the pier and see more of the glittering harbour views. Upon your arrival at Tsim Sha Tsui pier, you may enjoy the “A Symphony of Lights” show at the Promenade before returning to your hotel.
$79 USD per person
Tang Dynasty Banquet / Performance with Dinner
Evening tour with dinner
The Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show, a wonderful performance of the ancient music and dance, is a must when you visit Xian. Enjoy a night in Xi'an feasting on a a gourmet banquet, whilst sitting back and relaxing to a cultural Tang Dynasty Show filled with vibrant costumes, colorful dance and traditional music that have graced the region for centuries. This is a wonderful introduction to this ancient city. Your evening experience in Xi'an begins with a feast of local cuisine, but the banquet is only the prelude to another feast for the senses. You'll experience the local color and pageantry of the Tang Dynasty Show, which showcases the music, dance and colorful costumes that have graced the region for centuries. The show has been performed nightly over 7000 times since 1988 by the Tang Dynasty Song & Dance Troupe which includes some of China's most gifted artists. This extravagant cultural presentation has been internationally acclaimed as the most accurate rendition of life during the prosperous Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD).
Knthoke Dinner & Show
$35 USD per person
Mekong River Boat Ride
Luang Prabang, Laos
Your day starts as you board a long tail boat for a cruise along the Mekong River passing tranquil countryside on your way to the pilgrimage site known as Pak Ou Caves at the confluence of the Nam Ou River into the Mekong. Two caves in a limestone face are filled with hundreds of Buddha images, which were deposited here over centuries. They were used for the worship of the river spirit until Buddhism spread into Laos along the southern route from India. Pak Ou remains a popular pilgrimage site for local people. The tour then continues back on the river passing by typical Laotian villages barely visible behind a screen of foliage. You will notice slender canoes and bamboo poles bobbing by the shore marking the location of nets and fish traps as you make your way to a local handicraft and paper making village. Here is where they make the famous Sa Paper which is a thick kind of paper made from the bark of the Mulberry tree.
Please Note: All prices are per person and subject to change.
All optional tours are offered by Vantage Deluxe World Travel. Descriptions and
scheduling are subject to change. Minimum tour participation is required to operate
optional tours. Optional tours cancelled by passengers within 48 hours of the excursion