|Tour code: VC03: CAMBODIA - VIETNAM
DAY 1: SIEM REAP - ARRIVAL (L)
Upon arrival at Siem Reap, we are welcomed by our guide to transfer to the hotel. This morning, we start our tour to Rolous Group temples including the 9th-century-erected Preah Ko temple, Bakheng, the largest and most complex temple of the Rolous group temples, and the four-brick-tower temple of Lo Lei. After the lunch break, we will head to Small Circuit to witness the Prasat Kravan (Cardamon sanctuary), where we will experience the stunning image of the eight-armed Vishnu in the largest central tower. Then we get going to Banteay Kdei, a massive Buddist temple with four concentric walls; Srah Srang (Royal Bath); especially to Ta Prohm, which is best known for its originally charming look, with trees and roots intertwined with the carvings and chambers of the buildings. Next, we move to just east of Ankor Thom where stand the Thommanon and Chau Say Tevoda that seem to be known as the twin temple, and to Takeo, the only temple never completed and yet one among the finest. Overnight in Siem Reap.
DAY 2: ANGKOR THOM – ANGKOR WAT (B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to start the tour to South Gate of Angkor Thom, then go to Angkor Thom (the temple) which was built by Angkor's greatest king, Jayavarman VII. The major attraction of Angkor Thom is the Bayon, whose exact function and symbolism is still unknown until now. Then we go to Baphoun, which is one of the most spectacular of Angkor’s temples in its heyday; to Terrace of the Elephants that was used as a giant reviewing stand for public ceremonies and served as a base for the king’s grand audience hall; to Terrace of the Leper King, another of Angkor’s mysteries. In the afternoon, we visit the World Seventh Wonder -better known as Angkor Wat- that stands as the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia. Angkor wat stretch over some 400 sq. km, including forested area, Angkor Archaeological Park contains the magnificent remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire. In the evening we view the sunset at Phnom Bakheng Hill before the dinner with Khmer Traditional Dance Show.
Overnight in SiemReap.
DAY 3: SIEM REAP - HO CHI MINH CITY (B/L)
In the morning, we will visit War Museum, where is collective of historical objects like weapons, bombs, jets that were all used during the war era. These will take you to the authentic scene of war period in Cambodia. (The guide will show some necessary tips to protect ourselves from those weapons) Then we head to Les Artisans d’Angkor - Chantiers Ecole where visitors can observe artisans making high quality wood and stone carvings from scratch to end-product. After that, we visit Siem Reap market where all kinds of souvenir staffs are available. In the afternoon we will be free at leisure until transfer departure flight to HoChiMinh city.
Pick up upon arrival and transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight in HoChiMinh city.
DAY 4: HOCHIMINH CITY SITES – CUCHI TUNNEL (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel, drive to cu chi district, en route you will have the opportunity to visit local homes producing rice paper and rice wine. Visit the amazing complex of underground tunnels at Cu Chi. There are more than 200 km of underground tunnels, comprising a main axis system with many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters and other tunnels.
Drive back to Ho Chi Minh and have lunch at local restaurant before back hotel.
In the afternoon, discover bustling Saigon: Enjoy a tour in the Old Colonial Residential Quarter and discover the old Hotel de Ville, the Opera House, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the dazzling French-style post office, War museum, the Reunification Palace. Back your hotel and overnight in HoChiMinh city.
DAY 5: HOCHIMINH – CAIBE – VINHLONG - SAIGON (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure from Ho Chi Minh City and drive overland to Cai Be, in the heart of the Mekong Delta. On arrival board a sampan for a cruise on the Mekong River and its multiple canals. Visit an old colonial house, a rice corn factory and taste local specialties for lunch in a garden. Return to Ho Chi Minh City late in the afternoon.
Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 6: HO CHI MINH CITY - DA NANG - HOI AN (B)
Free at leisure till the flight to Danang. On arrival, pick up and transfer to Hoian, on the way stop to visit the Cham Museum and Marble Mountain then continue to the riverside town of Hoi An, which was an important trading port during the 17th & 18th centuries and which, nowadays, is officially listed as a World Heritage site.
The rest day is free at leisure. Overnight in Hoi An.
DAY 7: HOI AN (B/L)
Breakfast at hotel then walk with your tour guide to visit around Hoi An- the old Tan Ky House, Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall. Shop for tailored made silk products or spend your time at the wonderful beach.
Free at leisure at night in Hoian.
DAY 8: HOI AN – DANANG - HANOI (B/L)
Breakfast at the hotel, free at leisure till the flight to Hanoi. Pick up upon arrival and transfer to hotel for check in.
In the afternoon, transfer to visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, its former residence, One Pillar Pagoda, Tran Quoc Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple and enjoy a rickshaw tour the Old Quarter with its antique shops.
DAY 9: HANOI - HALONG (B/L/D)
In the morning, transfer to Ha Long Bay. Arrive around 12:30 and board the Junk for a memorable cruise through the mystical Ha Long Bay. Be lighted by seafood on board and spend your day admiring one of the natural marvels of Vietnam: visit Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island, Sail Island, visit Sung Sot Cave and a swim at Ti Top Beach.
Enjoy dinner on board while watching sunset. Fishing, drinking Vietnamese wine.
Dinner and overnight on the Junk.
DAY 10: HANOI - HALONG (B/L)
After breakfast, brunch on boat and discover Man’s head Island, Tortoise Island, Luon Cave, Bai Tu Long Bay, Ton Island and Bai Tho Mountain.
End of the cruise at 11:00, then drive back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 11: HANOI (B)
Free at leisure.
DAY 12: HANOI - DEPARTURE (B)
Free at leisure till the transfer for your onward flight.
Note: We can arrange
additional customized trips for you if the above itinerary does not
match your expectations.
Size of Group
Prices net per person in US$, and may change depending on high or low
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Hanoi: Platinum II/ standard room
Halong: Huong Hai Junk /Standard cabin
Hoian: Hoian hotel/Superior
Saigon: Sol Chancery hotel /Superior
SiemReap: City River/ ROH
Hanoi: Sunway hotel /ROH
Halong: Huong Hai Junk /Deluxe
Hoian: Hoian beach resort/ Deluxe Garden
Saigon: Rex hotel /ROH
SiemReap: Borei Angkor /ROH
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* All rates are subject to change without prior notices
* Christmas, New Year's dinner supplement, peak season surcharge to be advised at the time of booking
* All above itinerary is flexible, depending on arrival or departure flights of passengers
* Ground operator reserved the right to amend or adjust itinerary to match with real situation
Our prices include:
• Accommodation in shared twin room at hotels selected including breakfast
• Transfer by private air-conditioned car (van, bus...) as per program
• English speaking guide for each area as per program
• Entry fees for all sightseeing as mentioned on the program
• Breakfast (B); Lunches (L) & Dinner (D) as mentioned
• Domestic flight within Vietnam as program
• Private boat for cruises (if any)
• Government taxes (VAT…)
Our prices do not include:
• Visa for Vietnam or Cambodia
• International flights and airport tax
• Travel insurance
• Drinks, tips, personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned
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