Indochina Past & Present

Indochina Past & Present

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Discover three of Southeast Asia's most fascinating countries - Cambodia, Laos,Vietnam and all the while, staying at some of the most amazing hotels. Aman Hotels are well known for their simplicity, style, luxury and service.  

With their proximity to the historic city of Luang Prabang in Laos, Cambodia’s temples of Angkor, Vietnam's Nui Chua National park, Amantaka, Amansara and Amanoi are uniquely placed to offer an incredible journey. If you’re an Aman Junkie (past Aman guest) you’ll receive additional surprises at each property. 

Travel period: between May - September 2019 (subject to availability). Please bea advised this is not a group tour, but a short getaway which we’ve created and can be done alone as we have included all transfers for you and at Aman, they’ll take good care of you. 

For sale until: 30 September 2019

Destinations: Asia

Commencing: Siem Reap, Cambodia

Duration: 10 nights

Departure Date: 01 May 2019

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Highlights

 

 

Amansara, Cambodia | Derived from the Sanskrit word for ‘peace’, aman, and the ancient Hindu name of a heavenly nymph, Apsara, Amansara is located in Siem Reap.​ 

  • Amansara lies on the outskirts of Siem Reap, the cultural capital of Cambodia 
  • The property lies ten minutes from the entrance to Angkor Wat, and is walking distance from the Cambodian royal family's residence 

 

Amantaka, Laos | Derived from the Sanskrit word for ‘peace’, aman, and the word Tipitaka, symbolising the ‘three baskets’ of Buddha’s teachings, Amantaka is set in Luang Prabang, Laos.

  • Amantaka lies in the center of picturesque Luang Prabang
  • The former royal capital, Luang Prabang is camed for its unique architecture and many golden-inspired temples
  • The property is walking distance from boutiques, bakeries and restaurants, as well as the Mekong River and the town's night market

 

Amanoi, Vietnam | Derived from the Sanskrit word for ‘peace’, aman, and the Vietnamese word for place, no’i, Amanoi is a tranquil beachside retreat in Vinh Hy Bay.

  • Amanoi lies on a wide, mountainous promontory of Nui Chua National Park, in Ninh Thuan Province 
  • The property overlooks Vinh Hy Bay, part of a marine reserve surrounded by unique rock formations

 

 

Full Itinerary

click through the days of your journey

  • Main Pool Pergola_Office_10096

    Day 01

    - / Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Welcome to Siem Reap. Between the city and Angkor Archaeological Park, Amansara is a short drive from Siem Reap International Airport. Minutes from the sacred temples of Angkor – a Unesco World Heritage Site – Amansara is a peaceful sanctuary on the outskirts of Siem Reap. 

    Amansara 
  • Private Dining experience at temple _Office_7541

    Day 02

    Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Encircled by forests and rice paddies, Angkor’s ruins are the last vestiges of the Khmer Empire. Explore more than 1,000 temples from Amansara’s location near the archaeological park, including Angkor Wat, Bayon and Banteay Srei. 

    Amansara (B)

  • Khmer Village House - Cooking Class_Office_10126

    Day 03

    Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Scholars who bring the latest discoveries of the Khmer Empire to Amansara’s guests continue a long tradition of learning at Angkor. Discover Khmer cooking on a market visit with the property’s chef, or explore Siem Reap by bicycle. 

    Amansara (B)

  • Amantaka-33_Office_5447

    Day 04

    Siem Reap / Luang Prabang

    After hotel check out, you're transferred to the airport. A short flight takes you to Luang Prabang, Laos where natural beauty, spirituality and regal history come together. Buddhist temples define the town’s daily rhythms, with more than 30 to visit. 

    Amantaka (B)

  • Kuangsi waterfalls_Office_14535

    Day 05

    Luang Prabang, Laos

    Explore the lush banks and caves of the Mekong on the Amantaka riverboat. On land, stroll past elephants into the jungles and hills to discover hypnotic waterfalls and ancient ruins, and to visit the Asiatic black bear sanctuary.

    Amantaka (B)

  • Wat Xiengthong_Office_14553

    Day 06

    Luang Prabang, Laos

    Luang Prabang, Laos’ former royal capital, blends ancient Lao and French colonial architectural styles amid extraordinary natural beauty. Just south of Mount Phousi, Amantaka offers scenic views of the UNESCO World Heritage town. 

    Amantaka (B)

     

  • Tak Bat_Office_14561

    Day 07

    Luang Prabang / Hanoi

    After a leisurely morning, transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Hanoi for a logistical overnight. Your hotel is located steps from the Opera House in Hanoi's French Quarter. 

    Sofitel Legend Metropole (B)

  • Aerial view from Amanoi Spa to the ocean_Office_15168

    Day 08

    Hanoi / Cam Ranh

    After hotel check out, a short flight takes you to Cam Ranh, Vietnam. Amanoi is a meditative retreat on the coast of Nui Chua National Park, one of Vietnam’s largest natural conservation sites. Hugged by rolling, evergreen-covered hills, the resort looks over the East Sea and pristine Vinh Hy Bay.

    Amanoi (B)

  • Beach Club Restaurant_Office_6054

    Day 09

    Cam Ranh, Vietnam

    After hotel check out, a short flight takes you to Cam Ranh, Vietnam. Amanoi is a meditative retreat on the coast of Nui Chua National Park, one of Vietnam’s largest natural conservation sites. Hugged by rolling, evergreen-covered hills, the resort looks over the East Sea and pristine Vinh Hy Bay.

    Amanoi (B)

  • Aerial View to Amanoi private beach _Office_15131

    Day 10

    Cam Ranh, Vietnam

    A short buggy ride down to the shoreline reveals Amanoi's swathe of golden sand – a private beach looking out to the quiet and sheltered waters of Vinh Hy Bay.

    Amanoi (B)

  • Stairway_Office_12360

    Day 11

    Cam Ranh, Vietnam / -

    After a leisurely breakfast, check out and transfer to the airport for your flight home. 

    Check out of hotel (B)

Indochina Past & Present Map
 

Inclusions

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01 | FLIGHTS

Inclusive of:

  • Return international Economy Class flights from Australia
  • See below for Business Class flight upgrades (subject to availability) 
  • Arrival detail_Office_7526
  • Courtyard Suite lounge area_Office_6598
  • Courtyard Suite_Office_6611
  • Restaurant_Office_6183
  • Lao Set Lunch_Office_14555
  • Amantaka private boat_Office_14547
  • Central Pavilion Restaurant Terrace_Office_15044
  • Afternoon tea_Office_4828

02 | ACCOMMODATION

Inclusive of: 

  • Amansara, Cambodia (3 nights)
  • Amantaka, Laos (3 nights)
  • Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Vietnam (1 night) 
  • Amanoi, Vietnam (3 nights) 
  • Breakfast daily 
  • Corridors_Office_10048
  • Corridors_Office_10046
  • Main Pool_Office_10083
  • Khmer Village House - Twilight Dinner_Office_10141
  • Courtyard Suite_Office_6611
  • Main pool_Office_6629
  • House bicycles _Office_7530
  • House Jeep _Office_7537

03 | AMANSARA, CAMBODIA

Minutes from the sacred temples of Angkor – a Unesco World Heritage Site – Amansara is a peaceful sanctuary on the outskirts of Siem Reap. A masterpiece of 1960s New Khmer architecture commissioned by King Norodom Sihanouk for his guests, today the residence houses 24 sleek Suites, along with a soaring circular dining room and a holistic spa.

  • Wat Xiengthong_Office_14557
  • Main Dining Room_Office_14554
  • Amantaka private boat_Office_14547
  • Tak Bat_Office_14561
  • Basket ware_Office_14549
  • Fresh vegetables at the market_Office_14550
  • Lao Set Lunch_Office_14555
  • LAOS-027_Office_6207

04 | AMANTAKA, LAOS

With sacred Mount Phousi as its backdrop, Amantaka lies in the centre of picturesque Luang Prabang, Laos’s spiritual capital. White-walled and green-shuttered, the period building retains all the genteel tranquillity of its French-Colonial past, with private pools and an expansive spa meeting the needs of contemporary travellers.

  • Bai Cau - Noi Nook beach - Picnic site_Office_14687
  • Stairway_Office_12360
  • The Restaurant_Office_12359
  • Pavilion living room_Office_12394
  • Living room's terrace view - Residence 9_Office_15070
  • Afternoon tea_Office_4828
  • Afternoon Tea with local specialty - banh can_Office_15084
  • Aerial view from Amanoi Spa to the ocean_Office_15168

05 | AMANOI, VIETNAM

Separated from the world by miles of pristine national park, Amanoi overlooks the protected waters of Vinh Hy Bay, on Vietnam’s ‘secret’ southeastern shores. Meaning ‘place of peace’, the off-the-grid property designed by Jean-Michel Gathy positively encourages calm contemplation.

 
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