From Siem Reap - gateway to the overwhelming collection of temples at Angkor Wat to charming capital of Hanoi with wide leafy boulevards, rich history and tasty street foods or Halong Bay, the world's heritage site declared by UNESCO, from peaceful Hoi An to mystical My Son Holy Land, from colonial Saigon to white sandy beaches of Mui Ne, you will see the best of Vietnam and Cambodia only in a 17 day trip.

 

 

Highlights
Explore the treasures of Angkor Temple Complex
Take an overnight cruse trip on Halong Bay
Visit the best of Hue " nice and poetic" including: Imperial Citadel, royal tomb of Minh Mang and Tu Tuc, Thien Mu Pagoda
Discover the colorful floating market of Cai Be
Crawl in the incredible underground network of Cu Chi constructed by Vietnamese guerillas
Relax on white sandy beach of Mui Ne
Day 1
Arrival in Siem Reap
Upon your arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to hotel for check in. Feel free to spend your first day relaxing or exploring everything Siem Reap can offer. Your first night on this tour will be spent in the hotel.
Overnight: Siem Reap
Day 2
Angkor Discovery (B,L,D)
Siem Reap is without doubt a surprise for your Vietnam & Cambodia tours. After breakfast at your hotel, we take a full day to explore the ancient Angkor Temple Complex. Start from the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Terrace of Elephant, Terrace of Leper King and Pimean Akas. In the afternoon, you will continue to visit the famous temple of Cambodia, Angkor Wat, and then climb on Bakheng Hill to see beautiful sunset from the top of the hill. We’ll spend the night with a dinner at a restaurant with a show of Apsara dances and back at our hotel in Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Overnight: Siem Reap
Day 3
Temple of Angkor Tour (B,L)
We’ll depart for Kbal Spean (also known as The Valley of a Thousand Lingas), a journey of only in 49 kilometers (30.4 miles) to the north of Angkor. In the eleventh century, the artisans were quarrying here to make the splendid Angkor. You’ll reach the site after 45 minutes in the car, through the forest. The site consists of a series of stone rock relief carvings in sandstone formations on the river bed and banks. The motifs for stone carvings are mainly amyriad of lingams (a phallic symbol of the Hindu god Shiva). In the afternoon, we visit Banteay Srei (Citadel of Women), dedicated to Shiva, whose architecture and pink sculptures are a masterpiece of Khmer art. Then, we finish the trip at Banteay Samre temple. Overnight at hotel.
Overnight: Siem Reap
Day 4
Siem Reap – Hanoi (B)
Free day at leisure until we transfer you to the airport for your flight to Ha Noi. Upon arrival, our driver and tour guide will welcome you and take you to hotel for check in. Hanoi, a city where the exotic chic of old Asia blends with the dynamic face of new Asia. Where the medieval and modern co-exist. A city with a seamless blend of Parisian grace and Asian pace, an architectural museum piece evolving in harmony with its history, rather than bulldozing through like many of the region’s capitals. You are free to explore Hanoi.Overnight in Hanoi.
Overnight: Hanoi
Day 5
Hanoi City Tour (B,L)
Today, We enjoy a full day city tour of this charming capital city including the mausoleum of the nation’s founder Ho Chi Minh (close on Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature. Lunch at a good local restaurant. Late afternoon we visit the impressive Ethnologic Museum (or Museum of Fine Arts, Army Museum, History Museum, Woman Museum, Hoa Lo Prison) and then take a cyclo tour for a short excursion through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places. Enjoy a glass of “Bia Hoi – draught beer – included” at Ta Hien Street before we enjoy a fantastic traditional water puppet show at Thang Long Theather. Overnight in Hanoi.
Overnight: Hanoi
Day 6
Hanoi - Halong Bay (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we leave Hanoi to transfer to Halong Bay, one of the most beautiful destinations in your Viet Cam Tours. The trip will take 3 hours through the Red River Delta. Stop at a handicraft workshop en route to relax. 12:00 pm, arrive in Halong Bay, the World Heritage Site of Vietnam. The breathtaking beauty is created by more than 2000 towering limestone islets and islands. Upon arrival, you’ll be welcomed on board our luxury junk and treated with wine and fresh local seafood. As our junk gliding further into the tranquility of Ha Long Bay amid the towering mountain cliffs and on the emerald green water, you’ll have relaxing time combining the fine tastes of the wine and the freshness of Ha Long Bay. During the cruise, we’ll stop some times for visiting the amazing Sung Sot cave and the Ti Top white sand beach before anchoring for the night. Overnight on board the junk in the wild of Halong Bay.
Overnight: Halong Junk Boat
Day 7
Halong Bay – Hue (B,L)
After breakfast, we’ll take a little sampan to visit a secret lagoon of Ha Long Bay while the surrounding mountains are just waking up. After that our cruise takes us further into the Bay of Bai Tu Long traveling past the Human Head Island, the Turtle Island, and the Duck Islet… to the studio site where the famous Indochine film was shot. Around noon, our junk travels back to the harbor, pick up and drive back to Hanoi. Stop in Bac Ninh to visit Pu Lang pottery village. Transfer back to Hanoi Airport for your afternoon flight with Vietnam airlines to Hue. Pick up and transfer to your hotel, evening free at leisure in Hue. Overnight in a hotel.
Overnight: Hue
Day 8
Hue City Tour (B)
Hue is one of nice and poetic cities of Vietnam, which remains many cultural heritages. Up to now, there is no place like Hue remaining a lot of originally hist,orical vestiges as in this ancient Capital City and favorite destination for all Vietnam Tours. After breakfast, our tour starts with the visit to Imperial Citadel before taking the beautiful boat trip on the romantic Perfume River and visit Hue’s best-known religious site-Thien Mu Pagoda. In the afternoon, you will visit the tomb of former emperor Minh Mang and Tu Duc in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes. Return to the hotel. Free at leisure. Overnight in Hue.
Overnight: Hue
Day 9
Hue - Hoi An (B)
After breakfast, we drive to Hoi An, a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle has changed little over the years and for sure, Hoi An is a wonderful destination and choice for all Vietnam and Cambodia tour packages. This scenic drive passes through the fishing village of Lang Co before climbing over the Pass of Ocean Clouds. Along the way, stop in Danang to visit the Cham Museum which contains the finest collection of Cham sculptures in the world Upon arrival in Hoi An, free to take walking tour of the Hoi An ancient town centre. Overnight in Hoi An.
Overnight: Hoi An
Day 10
Hoi An - My Son- half day city (B)
After breakfast, we invite you an interesting visit to My Son Holy land, once the spiritual capital of Champa Kingdom that dominated South East Asia for nearly a thousand years and occupied most of the central parts of Vietnam from 2nd century to 16th century with very rich in history and culture. Contemplate its remarkable red brick towers and sanctuaries dating from between the 7th and 13th centuries. Drive back to Hoi An, end of your today’s beautiful Indochina tour with the visit to the former merchants’ homes, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda and the colourful riverside market. Overnight in Hoi An.
Overnight: Hoi An
Day 11
Hoi An free day (B)
Breakfast at your hotel. Today is the day you explore your grand Vietnam and Cambodia Tours in your way. Day free to cycle through rice paddies in the countryside of Hoi An ancient town, shop for souvenirs among the antique shops and art galleries, or just sit at sidewalk cafes and soak up the atmosphere of this quaint town. Or relax on the white sandy beach of the famous Danang Beach. Overnight in Hoi An.
Overnight: Hoi An
Day 12
Hoi An – Saigon (B)
Arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport, you will be welcomed by our private tour guide and driver and transfer to you hotel for check in. Saigon, the most exciting city of Vietnam, a mecca of commerce, also a city with a chequered history and a rich culture, its pagodas, museums, public buildings, parks and boulevards make it one of the most delightful Vietnam Tours and cities to visit in Vietnam. Free at leisure and overnight in Saigon.
Overnight: Saigon
Day 13
Saigon - Mekong Delta – Saigon (B,L)
6am: Pick up at your hotel in Saigon and head to Cai Be by private car, stop to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields. On arrival in Cai Be, set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation. Keep cruising to Vinh Long through a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Visit a small family workshop to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Arrive in Binh Hoa Phuoc village, the green pearl of Vinh Long town, where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy a lunch of fresh river food served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Take a delightful walk through the bonsai garden. Meet the car/van in Vinh Long. Return to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.
Overnight: Saigon
Day 14
Saigon - Cu Chi – Saigon (B)
Morning pick up from the hotel for Cu Chi Tunnels tour, en route to visit the bustling market at Thu Dau Mot. Upon arrival in Cu Chi, we visit the incredible underground tunnel network of approximately 200 kilometres hand-constructed by Vietnamese guerillas during the long struggle for independence where you will understand more about the Vietnam War. Afternoon drive back to Saigon. Free at your leisure.
Overnight: Saigon
Day 15
Saigon - Mui Ne (B)
This morning, we take a private car transfer to Phan Thiet (5 hours). Once a part of the Cham Kingdom, it’s now a perfect stop for Vietnam beach holidays and to end your Vietnam and Cambodia tours, an unremarkable town with a reasonable beach, some decent hotels, and a very good golf course. In a nice setting with white sand beaches and coconut trees, the beach resort of Phan Thiet is also endowed with amazing spots such as sand dunes, natural lakes and astonishing red canyons. Phan Thiet still has sizeable populations of Cham and Raglai ethnic minority groups. The former are a part of the area’s Cham heritage. Upon arrival, check in at the hotel, free time at leisure. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Overnight: Mui Ne
Day 16
Mui Ne free day (B)
Breakfast at your hotel.. You are free to relax on the beach or continue your trip to explore Mui Ne on your own. Overnight in Mui Ne.
Overnight: Mui Ne
Day 17
Saigon Departure (B)
Free time at leisure for you to wrap up your memorial Vietnam and Cambodia Tours until our private guide and driver will transfer you back to the airport for your departure flight. Goodbye and see you again!!!.
Hotels
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.
Hanoi Golden Silk Boutique
Hanoi Golden Silk Boutique
Golden Silk Hotel is a 4-star boutique property situated in Hanoi's Old Quarter, just a 3- minute walk to the scenic Hoan Kiem Lake and the famous Water Puppet Theatre. The hotel features stunning views and gracious style – a remarkable luxury experience, even by Western standards with graceful Asian style. This 11-storey property comes with free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour front desk. Room service is available 24 hours.
Hoi An Silk Marina Hotel
Hoi An Silk Marina Hotel
Hoi An Silk Marina Resort & Spa – The 4 star luxurious international Resort & Spa, located beside the famous & romantic Thu Bon river and just a walking distance to the Japanese Bridge with the Villa rooms and luxurious old Vietnamese – style rooms. The resort features contemporary design, using Vietnamese craftsmanship and décor combined with family- friend leisure facilities and a spa offering Vietnamese traditional and innovative therapies and body treatment.
Eldora Hotel
Eldora Hotel
Eldora is the best 4 star boutique hotel in the heart of Hue City, which embodies the very essence of colonial elegance and blends it with modern conveniences, affording guests a truly singular experience. The well-appointed luxury bedroom feature distinctive the Renaissance elements and include furnishings made of luxurious materials, immersing guests in the mystique of the 'premier of luxury'. Eldora Hotel is an ideal getaway for leisure and business travelers alike.
Eden Star Hotel
Eden Star Hotel
Offering quality accommodations in the restaurants, nightlife, shopping district of Ho Chi Minh City, Eden Star Saigon Hotel is an ideal place for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel features 129 rooms spreading over 14 floors that provide a warm and pleasant home away from home. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, postal service, taxi service..
INCLUDED
All private transportations
Accommodation based on double/twin sharing room
Meals as mentioned in the program
Local English speaking guide
Entrance fee and sightseeing tickets
Vietnam visa approval letter
2 bottles of fresh water per pax per day
Overnight cruise in Halong Bay
Boat trip in Mekong Delta
NOT INCLUDED
International and domestic flights
Single room supplement in hotel
Vietnam and Cambodia visa fee
Travel insurance
Drinks and beverage in meals
Personal travel expenses: telephone, laundry and tip
Other not mentioned in the program
Review
TOUR DEtails
Starts
Siem Reap
Ends
Saigon
Hotel rating
4 star
Tour guide
Yes
Meals
16 Breakfast, 6 Lunch, 2 Dinner