HIGHLIGHTS OF VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA 16 DAYS 15 NIGHTS from 849 USD/person only
|Travel style||Classic cultural tours|
|Tour start/end||Hochiminh city/ Siem Reap|
|Transport||Cars, flights, boat|
|Tour route||Hochiminh city-Mekong delta-Hoian-Hue-Hanoi-Halong bay-Ninhbinh-Siem Reap|
|Tour price||From 849 to 3,903 USD/person|
Experience the essence of Vietnam and Cambodia on a 16-day tour. Enjoy peaceful atmosphere of Hoian, amaze at Ninhbinh scenery, swim in the jade waters of Halong Bay and wander through the UNESCO Heritage Listed town of Hoi An. Hear the story of Saigon from a war torn city to bustling urban metropolis and go deep into the Mekong Delta. Travel to Cambodia and be awestruck by the majesty of Angkor Wat and ancient ruins of the Khmer empire.
DAY 1: SAIGON ARRIVAL (D)
Our guide will wait for you to warmly welcome you to Vietnam and then driver will bring you to our hotel in center district number 1, Hochiminh city. O/N in Hochiminh city.
DAY 2: CUCHI TUNNELS + HOCHIMINH CITY TOUR (B, L)
AM: This morning, our bus will take you to visit the famous VC base, Cu Chi tunnel systems, right under the nose of American but they never knew! You can see how local people struggled and survived during the brutal war.
PM: After lunch at a local restaurant near Cu chi tunnels, our guide will take you back to HCM city to visit War Remnants’ museum, you will see many infamous stories happened during American War (you say Vietnam war). After that, we will take you to visit an interesting workshop of lacquer-ware, you will see a lot of beautiful and colorful lacquer products of local people here. Then, you will visit the center areas of Hochiminh city with Saigon Notre Church Dame ( Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Saigon in French), Old French Post-Office... O/N in Hochiminh city.
DAY 3: FULL DAY EXCURSION TO MEKONG RIVER DELTA (B, L)
AM: 08h00 am, our guide will pick you up for more than 3 hour driving to Mytho from where you will take boat trip to cruise on Tien Giang river (the main branch of Mekong river, local name meaning upper river), you will enjoy typical scenery of Mekong River Delta with a mighty river, grand orchards, channels, islands, coconuts… We will stop at a local restaurant for lunch.
PM: You will have chance to see and learn about life of local people here when you walk around gardens. The boat trip finish at the hobour and then you take bus back Hochiminh city. O/N in Hochiminh city.
DAY 4: FREE AT LEISURE AND TRANSFER TO AIRPORT (B, L or D)
AM: After beakfast at the hotel, you have free time to relax a litter bit, then check – out then go to the airport to catch the flight to Danang
PM: Picking up at Danang International Airport then we will visit Danang city with Marble Mountain, Danang beach (longest beach in Vietnam, 30 km). In the afternoon, we drive to Hoian to check in the hotel. O/n in Hoian Ancient town.
DAY 5: HOIAN CITY TOUR - FREE TIME IN THE AFTERNOON (B, L)
AM: Half day Hoian city tour will help you understand deeply about Hoian old town where turn you back to ancient time. You will be attracted by some of the ancient constructions such as: Japanese Covered Bridge, Fujian Assembly Hall, Old Houses, Museum, and Workshops....
PM: This afternoon, you will have free time to discover Hoi An, wondering around local market and shopping areas....O/n in Hoian Ancient town.
DAY 6: FREE TIME TO RELAX IN HOIAN (B)
Today, that is time for you to discover the region of Hoian ( UNESSCO’s International Cultural Heritage) which is a very nice place with nice people, it is favorite destination for the most of tourist. You can take part with some options such as: Relax on the beach, go shopping, or take a biking tour around peaceful countryside. O/n in Hoian Ancient town.
DAY 7: HOIAN - HUE (B, L)
AM: After breakfast, we’ll head North to Hue Ancient Capital, our bus will stop for visiting Cham Sculpture Museum in Danang then driving to Langco beach, Haivan pass( longest and stunning pass in Vietnam, 21 km)
PM: On arrival to Hue, you'll visit the most noticeable site, Hue ancient citadel with Purple Forbidden City. This royal residencial area was all but destroyed during the 1968 Tet Offensive; however it is still fascinating to stroll among the ruins. O/n in Hue
DAY 8: HUE CITY TOUR - FLY TO HANOI (B, L or D)
AM: A half day city tour of Hue Ancient Capital will take you to some of the most interesting sites in Hue. A boat trip cruise on Perfume River brings you peaceful and calm down feeling. Hue is also famous for Tombs of Emperors and pagodas, a visit to there must be a worth. You'll visit Thien Mu pagoda as well to see a famous buddist monk, Thich Quang Duc, who burnt himself in Hochiminh City to protest against regime of Southern Government. Lunch at local restaurant.
PM: After lunch, Our guide 'll take you to Phu Bai airport to catch the flight to Hanoi. O/n in Hanoi.
DAY 9: HANOI - HALONG BAY (B, L, D)
08:00AM: After breakfast at your hotel, you will go to Halong bay. Arrive Halong bay at lunch time, you will check into the boat to cruise around Halong bay ( 3 private cabins ) and soak into fabulous scenery of this world heritage site. Halong bay is a breathtaking secluded bay with over 3, 000 limestone islands rising from the clear emerald waters of the Bac Bo gulf ( gulf of Tonkin). It is one of the most magnificent scenic regions in Vietnam and had been listed as 1 of new 7 Wonders of the World. The area of about 1500sq km is dotted with innumerable beaches and grottoes, created over thousands of year by the waves and wind. You will have the opportunity to swim from your boat and explore some caves. You will enjoy a seafood feast for lunch on board. We will continue our excursion around this stunning bay until the sun comes down. O/n on Cruise in Halong bay.
DAY 10: HALONG BAY - HANOI (BRUNCH)
After lunch on boat, you will leave Halong bay to get back Hanoi. At half way, we will stop for short break. O/N in Hanoi.
DAY 11: NINHBINH EXPLORE (B, L)
AM: 08h00 am: Our guide will pick you up for Ninhbinh ( nicknamed the Kingdom of Limestone or Halong bay in land), on the way, you’ll see green rice paddy, villages, rivers and peaceful countryside. On arrival, you will enjoy a nice cycling tour in this peaceful area and take hundreds of photos. All limestone mountains of Tamcoc are on rice fields, in flat area, so you can see very special scenery here.Stop at a local restaurant for lunch, in the afternoon, your guide will take you to Trangan, another wonderful landscape of Ninhbinh about 8 km from Tamcoc. You will take 2 hour rowing boat trip to amazing nature. That is time for you to discover the labyrinth of caves in Trangan. You will get through many narrow, long and dark caves. Then come to quiet lagoons surrounded by high limestone mountains. All of them make a wonderful landscape for you to experience! The boat trip finish and catch your bus back Hanoi. Dinner and stay overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 12: HANOI CITY TOUR (B, L)
AM: Enjoy the cultural experience that comes from a day trip around Hanoi! This fully guided day tour takes you to the best places that the beautiful and charming city of Hanoi has to offer. Various selected highlights include the Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature, Museum of Ethnology, Ngoc Son Temple and walking around bustling old quarter of Hanoi. Lunch will be served at one of Hanoi's local restaurants.
PM: You will have time to walk around Hanoi Old Quarter, the most favorable place for every tourist to Hanoi and enjoy an interesting show of Water Puppet. O/N in Hanoi
DAY 13: HANOI - FLY TO SIEMREAP (B, L or D)
AM: You are free to relax and pack up everything for flight to Siem Reap. We’ll meet up to go to Noibai International Airport to depart to Siem Reap.
PM: Arrive at Siem Reap. Siem Reap – Treasures of the Kingdom of Cambodia, special welcome all warmly to everybody, a moment of courtesy meeting then self-introduce with our Cambodian tour guide in the meeting point’s Siem Reap airport. Then transfer to check in hotel, free leisure by your own time until dinner time. O/N in Siem Reap.
DAY 14: SIEMREAP CITY TOUR (B, L)
AM: After breakfast we begin our tours today with local transportation Banteay Srei: nearly everyone’s favorite site. The special charm of this temple lies in its compact size, remarkable state of preservation, and the excellence of it decorative carving Banteay Samre: Its rose-colored sandstone walls are decorated with carvings and bas-reliefs, which are among the most accomplished Angkor has to offer.
The tour start with the visiting to the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology, visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sun set view form Bakheng hill.
Welcome dinner with Apsara Dance show at local restaurant. O/N in Siem Reap
DAY 15: SIEMREAP SURROUNDING AREAS (B, L)
AM: We start on our bike and cycle (45 minutes for cycling) to world heritage areas on the roads less travelled. Ride among the jungle passing local village and local shop. It’s a very special and acting day as you will explore some of Angkor’s most beautiful temples. You will visit the West Gate of Angkor Thom – undiscovered by mass tourist. The ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century) See the South Gate, Bayon Temple – unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara Baphuon temple lying just to the north of Bayon a pyramidal representation of mythical Mont Meru The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas The Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King
PM: You will return to town for lunch, after which you will head south to the Tonle Sap Lake. On the way you will call in at Artisans d’Angkor, an interesting boutique workshop where you can observe young Cambodians learning traditional Khmer handicraft techniques, such as stone & wood carving, and lacquering & gilding – a great opportunity for last minute quality souvenirs.
Enjoy foot massage 1 hour & walking at busy pub street where you can find many bars for cool drink or shopping at Angkor Night Market. O/N in Siem Reap
DAY 16:SIEMREAP DEPARTURER (B)
Our guide and driver will transfer you to airport to catch your fligh to come back home. End of our services!
This is our suggested price for your reference only. Prices may vary a little according to your service requests, your group size and your travel period or any personal requirements that you may have. We are happy to advise you on tours that suit your budget or to help you with prices to cover any special requests. Please send us your enquires and we will arrange the best price for you.
Price in USD / person in double or twin sharing room.
|Number of guests||3 star||4 star||5 star|
|From 10 pax+++||849||1,058||1,588|
- For group of 1 or 2 pax, we will use 4 or 7 seat car.
- Group of 4 to 8 pax, 10 pax we will use 16 seat bus or van.
- Group of 10 pax + + +, we will use 29 seat bus.
- For the group of 3, 5, 7 and 9 people or the group with children, please contact us for more details!
- Tips to low-down or upgrade this price or any further information, Never mind to contact us please! We will try with all our best to satisfy you!
*** Extra charge of entrance fee at Angkor area = 17usd/per pax more from rate above starting from February 2017 so on ….
- Transportation in private vehicles.
- Accommodations (15 nights)
- Cruise in Halong bay.
- Private Boat trip as stated in above sights
- Professional English speaking guide.
- Admission fees to indicated sights.
- Meals: daily breakfast at hotel, lunch/ dinner where stated.
- Drinking water on bus
Trip not includes:
- All international and domestic air tickets
- Travel Insurance in all kinds
- Drinks and other personal expenses
- Meals not stated in the program
- Tipping for guides, rowing boat man/woman, drivers, doorman at the hotels…
- Others not clearly mentioned
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