Discover Southeast Asia on a performance tour through Vietnam and Cambodia. You will visit Ho Chi Minh City, former Saigon, before continuing on to Siem Reap, known for its ancient temples.
Depart for Southeast Asia!
Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Meet your Encore Tour Manager and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to begin exploring Ho Chi Minh City's bustling streets, shops, and restaurants. Reconvene for a welcome orientation and group dinner.
Discover the colorful side of Ho Chi Minh City; visit Jade Emperor Pagoda and the History Museum. During lunch, enjoy the taste of Vietnamese cuisine with a group lunch. Visit the Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum and drive through the busy city center. You will make a photo stop at the famous Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral! Tonight, have a group dinner.
Today, you will participate in a rehearsal at the hotel. In the early afternoon, transfer to My Tho, a prosperous town of 170,000 inhabitants of the Mekong Delta known as the cradle of civilization of Indo China! Enjoy a boat ride to see the life of the local people and enjoy a visit to Vinh Trang Pagoda, a Buddhist temple. Return to your hotel for the evening.
In the morning, explore the Cu Chi Tunnels on your day excursion. Transfer to Tay Ninh where you may attend the ceremony at Tay Ninh Church - a unique Vietnamese experience! After a group lunch, return to the city. In the afternoon, rehearse and perform your debut concert! A benefit or joint concert may be possible.
Attend a Vietnamese cooking class where you will learn two types of Vietnamese cooking then tour the market! Here, you will also learn about the herbs and some local tropical fruits and vegetables. Of course, you get to taste it too! In the afternoon, transfer to a local venue for your next rehearsal and performance! Enjoy a reception following the concert tonight.
Transfer to the airport for an afternoon flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia! Board your motorcoach and enjoy a panoramic tour to get acquainted with the city. Check in to your hotel before having dinner at a local restaurant.
Today, take a day excursion to explore the Angkor Wat Temple. Cambodia's ancient temple city is one of the wonders of the oriental world! The awe-inspiring ruins, which are masterpieces of decorative details as well as of architectural style, survive as testament to the spectacular achievements of Southeast Asia's greatest civilization. After the tour, enjoy a group lunch. In the afternoon, participate in a community outreach program followed by a joint performance!
Today, enjoy a temple tour featuring iconic temples of Prasat Kraven, Ta Prohm an Preah Khan on a tuk tuk! (A tuk tuk is a local vehicle widely used in South East Asia.) In the afternoon, participate in an outreach program to the local musical communities! Celebrate your successful performance tour with a farewell dinner including an Apsara cultural performance where you can join in on the dancing!
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the United States.
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