Amazing Vietnam and Cambodia Tour: Discover the main cities in Vietnam and Cambodia (Hanoi, Saigon, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh) to understand their history, culture, and food as well as admire the wonderful nature (Halong bay) and magnificent world heritage sites (Angkor Complex).
Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (B)
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong bay on cruise (B, L, D)
Day 4: Halong bay - Hanoi - fly to Ho Chi Minh city (B)
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh city tour and Cu Chi tunnels (B)
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh city - Mekong delta excursion (B, L)
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh city - fly to Siem Reap (B, D)
Day 8: Siem Reap - Angkor Wat - Angkor Thom (B)
Day 9: Siem Reap - drive to Phnom Penh (B)
Day 10: Phnom Penh - Toul Sleng (B)
Day 11: Phnom Penh departure (B)
Day 1: Hanoi arrival - Street food tour (D)Upon arrival, tour guide and driver of S Vietnam Travel will welcome you. Tour briefing and transfer to your hotel. Tour briefing and transfer to your hotel. Enjoy walking tour around Hoan Kiem lake and the Old Quarter of Hanoi. In the evening, the guide will take you on a culinary adventure, sampling street food in the Old Quarter. It’s a great opportunity to try all those weird and wonderful foods you see but just aren’t sure what they are! Start your Hanoi Street “Eats Tour” at Bia Hoi corner to try the local brew, a draft beer that traces its roots to Eastern Europe.
Day 2: Hanoi - half day city tour - Bat Trang ceramic traditional village (B)In the morning, you have a half day city tour with some main attractions of Hanoi, including Ho Chi Minh complex (Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and stilt house); the Temple of Literature, and one of the city’s museum (Women Museum).
In the afternoon, you will go to Bat Trang - one of most famous traditional village in the North of Vietnam. The people of Bat Trang are famous for their ceramics. This is where Hanoians come to buy their pottery. It takes you about 30 minute drive to Bat Trang. Once there, you will walk through the village, visiting different homes and observing the ceramic production process. This tour is ideal for those people who are interested in craft and artwork and wish to take a unique souvenir of Vietnam home with them.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong bay on cruise (B, L, D)At around 8 am, your driver will pick you up for the journey to Halong Bay and arrive at around midday to board a traditional junk for an overnight cruise. Halong Bay is widely considered to be one of the natural wonders of the world. Thousands of towering pillars of sea and wind-carved limestone karst make the bay an unforgettable sight. After lunch, explore some of the huge limestone caves dotted around the bay and visit a floating fishing village. Then the captain will find a secluded spot where you can swim, soak up the sun on the top deck, or try your hand at kayaking. In the evening enjoy a seafood feast for dinner.
Day 4: Halong bay - Hanoi - fly to Ho Chi Minh city (B)Enjoy an early morning swim (during the summer), followed by breakfast as you cruise through more spectacular scenery. The cruise arrives at the harbor by noon. The driver will pick you up and then transfer directly to the airport for flight to Saigon. Pick up and transfer to your hotel. Check in and free time.
Day 5: Ho Chi Minh city tour and Cu Chi tunnels (B)This morning, you will visit the famous Cu Chi tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens.
Back to Saigon for half day city tour, including The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, Remnant War Museum and Ben Thanh market.
Day 6: Ho Chi Minh city - Mekong delta excursion (B, L)Today, you will discover Mekong delta and visit the colorful floating market - Cai Be. Leave bustling Saigon for the 3 hour drive to the delta town of Cai Be. On arrival, board your boat for cruise in the Delta’s waterways.
Start your journey by passing by Cai Be’s floating market, cruising among local barges with full of fruits and vegetables… The cruise will then bring you to some local home factories to discover traditional rice paste making, rice pop corn, coco candies…
After a delicious lunch at the local ancient house, you will have chance admire the scenery and the daily life of the local villagers by rowboat passing through small sampan. Stops on the way can be made upon request for particular visits or photos marking. The excursion will end at around 3.00 pm. You will return to Saigon in the later afternoon.
Day 7: Ho Chi Minh - fly to Siem Reap (B, D)This morning, you will transfer to the airport for your short flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, Siem Reap orientation, walking along the Siem Reap Riverside, and visit the Fruit-bat in front of the Residence of King. Enjoy dinner with Apsara dance show.
Day 8: Siem Reap - Angkor Wat - Angkor Thom (B)Following the breakfast at your hotel, you have a full day to explore the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. You stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple.
Day 9: Siem Reap - drive to Phnom Penh (B)Today, you leave Siem Reap for Phnom Penh - the capital of Cambodia by shuttle bus. On the way, you have chance to visit one of local market in Kam Bang Thom. There is a lot of special local food like fried spider…
Arrive in Phnom Penh in the early afternoon. After short break, you will visit the interesting sites: The Royal Palace and The Silver pagoda. They offer a display of priceless Buddhist and historical objects. In the later afternoon, take a boat trip to Koh Dach where the Khmer produce their Hol and Pamourng using silk (Hol & Pamourng is a traditional Khmer costume used for special ceremonies or weddings). Enjoy sunset along the Tonle Mekong river.
Day 10: Phnom Penh – Toul Sleng (B)Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then drive to Toul Sleng museum (S-21) and the killing field of Choueng Ek, which is about 35kim away from the city. These places are grim reminders of Cambodia's bloody past under Pol Pot. It is almost inconceivable to confront the nature of true evil here in this gentle land, but the Buddhist memorial at Choeung Ek, commemorates the 1.7 million victims of the 1975-79 Pol Pot regime. This excursion may prove distressing for some. Back to the city in the afternoon and visit Wat Phnom ( Central of the City): is a treasured place of respect for all Khmers and is the namesake of the capital. You have free time for shopping at the Russian Market called “Psha Toul Tom Poung”.Like the Central Market, there are several jewelers and gold-sellers, but it also carries huge selection of curios, silks and carvings, it is one of the best markets in town to buy fabric.
Day 11: Phnom Penh departure (B)You have free time until be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. End of the tour. Thank you for using our service.
* B (Breakfast), L (Lunch), D (Dinner)
- Accommodation based on twin/double sharing with daily breakfast (3* hotel category).
- Vietnam visa approval letter.
- Experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary.
- Private transportation with AC.
- Flight tickets Hanoi - Saigon, Saigon - Siem Reap.
- All sightseeing tickets.
- Lunches and dinners as indicated in the itienrary.
- Taxes and services charges.
- International flight tickets and airport tax.
- Visa stamping fee.
- Early check in and late check out.
- Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
Ho Chi Minh city
Cu Chi tunnels
Phnom Penh Finish
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