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Mekong Explorer, Vietnam & Cambodia 8 Nights / 9 Days

Greatly explore the mighty Mekong Delta whose region illustrates the best insights of local lives make a living on water animated by interest farming/trading/fishing activities. The boat excursion admires your adventure to see the picturesque network of the canals after discovering Saigon’s French influences. Continuously visit incredible Angkor complex and other major tourist attractions in Cambodia.

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Destinations: Vietnam, Cambodia

Tour Type: Cultural, Historical, Classic

DAY 1 | Ho Chi Minh – Arrival
DAY 2 | Cu Chi Tunnels & Saigon City Tour
DAY 3 | Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – Can Tho
DAY 4 | Can Tho Cai Rang Floating Market & Chau Doc Sanctuary
DAY 5 | By Speed Boat to Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Tour & Dinner Cruise
DAY 6 | Phnom Penh City Tour By Cyclo & Flight to Siem Reap
DAY 7 | Full Day Angkor Discovery
DAY 8 | Something Unique & Kompong Phluk of Tonle Sap
DAY 9 | Siem Reap – Free Time & Departure

Mekong Explorer, Vietnam & Cambodia 9 Days (map)

Click to enlarge the tour route

Tour Departure:
Make Your Own Private Departure & Flexible

Package Included

  • Accommodation in double/twin room share
  • Breakfast is provided by hotels
  • All taxes are included
  • Experienced local English speaking tour guide as programmed
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Travel in a private air conditioning car
  • 2 bottled water + 2 wet tissue/day
  • Meals are mentioned in program
  • Public speed boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh
  • Internal flight ticket
    – Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
  • All entrance fees
  • All sightseeing & activities as programmed
  • Private boat excursion/canoe as programmed
  • Advanced Vietnam approval visa letter

Package NOT Included

  • Vietnam & Cambodia entry visa
  • All stamping fees
  • International flight tickets
  • Cancellation, travel insurance, repatriation & baggage
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tipping and services are not mentioned
  • Luggage handling
  • Single supplement surcharge
  • Lunch and dinner are not mentioned
  • Peak Season surcharge (TBA)
  • Compulsory gala dinners on 24th & 31st Dec

About This Private Tour

All of our designed, private tailor-made tour packages provide plenty of flexibility, 100% free hassle to make sure that you satisfy with the journey. It doesn’t matter you wish to switch around the sightseeing activities or even you can skip it in the last minute whenever you are on the tours. You have your own private tour guide and driver who will be looking after you, they’re more than happy discuss to tailor the itinerary to meet your requirement, and all of our tour guides are well trained, licensed and they will NOT force you to follow the dotted itinerary or try to shorten the program if you are not willing to skip it. All tour services are definitely offered as we mentioned in the itinerary and there is no hidden cost.

DAY 1 | Ho Chi Minh - Arrival

Meal: None
Upon your arrival at airport, you will be welcomed by escort tour guide (with sign name) and driver then transfer directly to hotel for check in. Simply enjoy free time at hotel or make your own highlight tour around central area.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 2 | Cu Chi Tunnels & Saigon City Tour

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We head out of Saigon city at 8.00am, the journey passes beautiful countryside to a famous region where numerous tunnel-system was constructed – “Cu Chi tunnels” are the unique underground network of tunnels used by Viet Cong during Vietnam War and considered as the most important setting for communication, supply routes, hospitals, food, weapon, caches. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, return to Saigon for city tour, visit vibrant French influence including Reunification Palace (Independent Palace) is a landmark in the city and was the home of the President of South Vietnam during Vietnam War, City Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, War Remnants Museum and admired by strolling around Ben Thanh market for shopping.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 3 | Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Can Tho

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We leave hotel at 8.00am to My Tho, embark wooden boat heading to natural islets along Mekong Delta River, passing peaceful creeks, nice villages and beautiful landscapes dotting with coconut trees. The boat will stop at a few attractive places, you see the large orchard where you’re welcomed to taste different tropical fruits. Continue by rowing boat to explore the surroundings before heading to bee farm for the fantastic sips of pure honey tea while listening to typical folk music. Near the end of the trip, we will visit coconut candy shops, observe people skillfully use rice paper to wrap the candy dices and purchase a few packs of different candy flavors. Disembark then transfers to Can Tho town for an overnight.
Overnight in Can Tho

DAY 4 | Can Tho Cai Rang Floating Market & Chau Doc Sanctuary

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Journey out a bit early to catch a local boat to explore the lower Mekong’s tributary and visit famous Cai Rang floating market – the wholesale market with colorful fruits & vegetables, witness the daily trading to small traders. Then wander around the village, observe vermicelli making, interact local people and experience how to pass the Monkey Bridge which is built by only one stem of bamboo. Return hotel for check out and refreshment, continue driving to Chau Doc, embark small boat slides to observe wild bird sanctuary, see spectacular canals and its lush forest, and feel the serenity.
Overnight in Chau Doc

DAY 5 | By Speed Boat to Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Tour & Dinner Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. Rise early and enjoy breakfast before get transferred to boat dock for an excursion along the Mekong, crossing the border to Phnom Penh Capital, Cambodia. Late Afternoon, we set off to witness the tragic site of Tuol Sleng museum which was the former school and later transformed into Tortured Prison S21 and resume strolling around Russian market for shopping.

Evening at 4.30pm, we get on board, enjoy welcome cocktail while the boat cruise slowly takes you along Mekong & Tonle Sap River, view the spectacular sunset before having buffet dinner on board. Disembark and transfer back to hotel.
Overnight in Phnom Penh

DAY 6 | Phnom Penh City Tour By Cyclo & Flight to Siem Reap

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.00am to challenge a cyclo (rickshaw) for interesting highlights of Phnom Penh with Independent monument, resume the ride to central market to see daily life of trading then we ride along the riverside to visit the Royal Palace – is a complex of buildings which serves as the royal residence of the king of Cambodia, Silver Pagoda, Royal Stupas, French style building etc. Go by car to have lunch at a selected local restaurant by the riverside.

Afternoon, continue to visit the National Museum; the world’s most important collection of Khmer sculpture and carvings. Then we enjoy guided orientation around Wat Phnom with interesting legendary of founding Phnom Penh Capital.

Our guide and driver transfer you to airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by escort tour guide (with sign name) then transfers directly to hotel for check in.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 7 | Full Day Angkor Discovery

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.00am for full day guided Angkor exploration, start with the south gate of Angkor Thom atop 4 giant faces, stroll to explore Bayon temple consisting of more than 200 smiling faces in stone, admired by interesting temples including Baphuon, Phimeanakas, terrace of leper king, terrace of elephant & Ta Prohm temple adorned with the stunning tree roots where Lara Croft Tomb Raider was filmed. Enjoy delicious set lunch at Triple K air conditioning restaurant.

After lunch, continue to witness the marvelous Angkor Wat – the world’s heritage listed by UNESCO in 1992 and the largest monument in the world. Unlock the amazing history, its ancestral incredible, architectural masterpieces and the finest carvings dates back to the Khmer Empire when it dominated the largest parts of Southeast Asia. Next, enjoy the hiking up to Phnom Bakheng to watch the spectacular sunset or alternatively go to Pre Rup temple as if Phnom Bakheng is always touristy.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 8 | Something Unique & Kompong Phluk of Tonle Sap

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We head out of hotel at 8.00am to countryside for oxcart adventure ride through charming village, see animals & interesting farming/gardening activities. Then visit Cambodian Liqueur workshop where you have a chance to test many different liqueur flavors, continue Artisan d’Angkor – the finest wood/stone carving centre, see the workshop and many various displaying sculptures, carvings, silk products etc then we stroll around old market to see daily local trades and go shopping.

Afternoon, continue to visit Kompong Phluk village – explore houses on high stilts and learn how life works on Tonle Sap Lake, take a canoe for sightseeing around the lush mangroves.

Evening, transfer to have set dinner followed by Apsara dance performance at a selected local restaurant.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 9 | Siem Reap - Free Time & Departure

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Enjoy the rest of your time in Siem Reap then our guide and driver transfer you to Siem Reap internal airport for flight departure back home. Say Goodbye to Cambodia.

Note: The below selected hotels are highly recommended and tour price will be quoted basing on these hotel categories or similar. If you have other hotel options in your mind, please do let us know then we will provide quotation accordingly.

Hotel in Saigon, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
The most recent addition to the Odyssea family, as well as the newest 4-star hotel in town, Liberty Central Saigon Citypoint Hotel is a cornerstone of true Saigon city living. Contemporarily designed with modern rooms and suites, the hotel offers guests the utmost in quality, comfort and convenience.
http://sonnetsaigonhotel.com

Hotel in Can Tho, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
is an all-suite hotel located right in the center of the Ninh Kiều pier, in Cần Thơ, at a stone’s throw of every river transport, and which affords a panoramic view of the Mekong river. The Nam Bộ is your ideal port of call in the Mekong delta, for a stay or simply for a cocktail or a fine meal.
http://nambocantho.com

Hotel in Chau Doc, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15Star 15
Built in colonial style with low-rise French architectural design, the four star Victoria Chau Doc Hotel blends perfectly with its natural surroundings. The hotel is located on the banks of the Bassac River crossing and is an ideal base to explore the fascinating Chau Doc region.
https://www.victoriahotels.asia/en/overview-chaudoc

Hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Star 15Star 15Star 15
The brand new 3* hotel locates centrally in heart of Phnom Penh capital, combines of modern and boutique styles. The hotel provides neat standard services and equipped modern facility. Beautiful rooftop swimming pool which overlook the commercial buildings. The rooms are very spacious, comfortable and have all needed-amenities.
http://www.vhotelphnompenh.com

Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Star 15Star 15Star 15Star 15
Memoire Siem Reap Hotel is the luxury four stars artistic hotel, designed in Khmer visual art concept epitomize the Cambodian culture and charm. Memoire Siem Reap is an oasis for travelers where they will be pampered with an everlasting memory through ultimate happy experience.
http://www.memoiresiemreaphotel.com

+ Tour Overview

Destinations: Vietnam, Cambodia

Tour Type: Cultural, Historical, Classic

DAY 1 | Ho Chi Minh – Arrival
DAY 2 | Cu Chi Tunnels & Saigon City Tour
DAY 3 | Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – Can Tho
DAY 4 | Can Tho Cai Rang Floating Market & Chau Doc Sanctuary
DAY 5 | By Speed Boat to Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Tour & Dinner Cruise
DAY 6 | Phnom Penh City Tour By Cyclo & Flight to Siem Reap
DAY 7 | Full Day Angkor Discovery
DAY 8 | Something Unique & Kompong Phluk of Tonle Sap
DAY 9 | Siem Reap – Free Time & Departure

Mekong Explorer, Vietnam & Cambodia 9 Days (map)

Click to enlarge the tour route

Tour Departure:
Make Your Own Private Departure & Flexible

Package Included

  • Accommodation in double/twin room share
  • Breakfast is provided by hotels
  • All taxes are included
  • Experienced local English speaking tour guide as programmed
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Travel in a private air conditioning car
  • 2 bottled water + 2 wet tissue/day
  • Meals are mentioned in program
  • Public speed boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh
  • Internal flight ticket
    – Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
  • All entrance fees
  • All sightseeing & activities as programmed
  • Private boat excursion/canoe as programmed
  • Advanced Vietnam approval visa letter

Package NOT Included

  • Vietnam & Cambodia entry visa
  • All stamping fees
  • International flight tickets
  • Cancellation, travel insurance, repatriation & baggage
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Tipping and services are not mentioned
  • Luggage handling
  • Single supplement surcharge
  • Lunch and dinner are not mentioned
  • Peak Season surcharge (TBA)
  • Compulsory gala dinners on 24th & 31st Dec

About This Private Tour

All of our designed, private tailor-made tour packages provide plenty of flexibility, 100% free hassle to make sure that you satisfy with the journey. It doesn’t matter you wish to switch around the sightseeing activities or even you can skip it in the last minute whenever you are on the tours. You have your own private tour guide and driver who will be looking after you, they’re more than happy discuss to tailor the itinerary to meet your requirement, and all of our tour guides are well trained, licensed and they will NOT force you to follow the dotted itinerary or try to shorten the program if you are not willing to skip it. All tour services are definitely offered as we mentioned in the itinerary and there is no hidden cost.
+ Itinerary Detail

DAY 1 | Ho Chi Minh - Arrival

Meal: None
Upon your arrival at airport, you will be welcomed by escort tour guide (with sign name) and driver then transfer directly to hotel for check in. Simply enjoy free time at hotel or make your own highlight tour around central area.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 2 | Cu Chi Tunnels & Saigon City Tour

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We head out of Saigon city at 8.00am, the journey passes beautiful countryside to a famous region where numerous tunnel-system was constructed – “Cu Chi tunnels” are the unique underground network of tunnels used by Viet Cong during Vietnam War and considered as the most important setting for communication, supply routes, hospitals, food, weapon, caches. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, return to Saigon for city tour, visit vibrant French influence including Reunification Palace (Independent Palace) is a landmark in the city and was the home of the President of South Vietnam during Vietnam War, City Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, War Remnants Museum and admired by strolling around Ben Thanh market for shopping.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 3 | Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Can Tho

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We leave hotel at 8.00am to My Tho, embark wooden boat heading to natural islets along Mekong Delta River, passing peaceful creeks, nice villages and beautiful landscapes dotting with coconut trees. The boat will stop at a few attractive places, you see the large orchard where you’re welcomed to taste different tropical fruits. Continue by rowing boat to explore the surroundings before heading to bee farm for the fantastic sips of pure honey tea while listening to typical folk music. Near the end of the trip, we will visit coconut candy shops, observe people skillfully use rice paper to wrap the candy dices and purchase a few packs of different candy flavors. Disembark then transfers to Can Tho town for an overnight.
Overnight in Can Tho

DAY 4 | Can Tho Cai Rang Floating Market & Chau Doc Sanctuary

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Journey out a bit early to catch a local boat to explore the lower Mekong’s tributary and visit famous Cai Rang floating market – the wholesale market with colorful fruits & vegetables, witness the daily trading to small traders. Then wander around the village, observe vermicelli making, interact local people and experience how to pass the Monkey Bridge which is built by only one stem of bamboo. Return hotel for check out and refreshment, continue driving to Chau Doc, embark small boat slides to observe wild bird sanctuary, see spectacular canals and its lush forest, and feel the serenity.
Overnight in Chau Doc

DAY 5 | By Speed Boat to Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh Tour & Dinner Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. Rise early and enjoy breakfast before get transferred to boat dock for an excursion along the Mekong, crossing the border to Phnom Penh Capital, Cambodia. Late Afternoon, we set off to witness the tragic site of Tuol Sleng museum which was the former school and later transformed into Tortured Prison S21 and resume strolling around Russian market for shopping.

Evening at 4.30pm, we get on board, enjoy welcome cocktail while the boat cruise slowly takes you along Mekong & Tonle Sap River, view the spectacular sunset before having buffet dinner on board. Disembark and transfer back to hotel.
Overnight in Phnom Penh

DAY 6 | Phnom Penh City Tour By Cyclo & Flight to Siem Reap

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.00am to challenge a cyclo (rickshaw) for interesting highlights of Phnom Penh with Independent monument, resume the ride to central market to see daily life of trading then we ride along the riverside to visit the Royal Palace – is a complex of buildings which serves as the royal residence of the king of Cambodia, Silver Pagoda, Royal Stupas, French style building etc. Go by car to have lunch at a selected local restaurant by the riverside.

Afternoon, continue to visit the National Museum; the world’s most important collection of Khmer sculpture and carvings. Then we enjoy guided orientation around Wat Phnom with interesting legendary of founding Phnom Penh Capital.

Our guide and driver transfer you to airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by escort tour guide (with sign name) then transfers directly to hotel for check in.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 7 | Full Day Angkor Discovery

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.00am for full day guided Angkor exploration, start with the south gate of Angkor Thom atop 4 giant faces, stroll to explore Bayon temple consisting of more than 200 smiling faces in stone, admired by interesting temples including Baphuon, Phimeanakas, terrace of leper king, terrace of elephant & Ta Prohm temple adorned with the stunning tree roots where Lara Croft Tomb Raider was filmed. Enjoy delicious set lunch at Triple K air conditioning restaurant.

After lunch, continue to witness the marvelous Angkor Wat – the world’s heritage listed by UNESCO in 1992 and the largest monument in the world. Unlock the amazing history, its ancestral incredible, architectural masterpieces and the finest carvings dates back to the Khmer Empire when it dominated the largest parts of Southeast Asia. Next, enjoy the hiking up to Phnom Bakheng to watch the spectacular sunset or alternatively go to Pre Rup temple as if Phnom Bakheng is always touristy.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 8 | Something Unique & Kompong Phluk of Tonle Sap

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We head out of hotel at 8.00am to countryside for oxcart adventure ride through charming village, see animals & interesting farming/gardening activities. Then visit Cambodian Liqueur workshop where you have a chance to test many different liqueur flavors, continue Artisan d’Angkor – the finest wood/stone carving centre, see the workshop and many various displaying sculptures, carvings, silk products etc then we stroll around old market to see daily local trades and go shopping.

Afternoon, continue to visit Kompong Phluk village – explore houses on high stilts and learn how life works on Tonle Sap Lake, take a canoe for sightseeing around the lush mangroves.

Evening, transfer to have set dinner followed by Apsara dance performance at a selected local restaurant.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 9 | Siem Reap - Free Time & Departure

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Enjoy the rest of your time in Siem Reap then our guide and driver transfer you to Siem Reap internal airport for flight departure back home. Say Goodbye to Cambodia.

+ Proposed Hotels

Note: The below selected hotels are highly recommended and tour price will be quoted basing on these hotel categories or similar. If you have other hotel options in your mind, please do let us know then we will provide quotation accordingly.

Hotel in Saigon, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
The most recent addition to the Odyssea family, as well as the newest 4-star hotel in town, Liberty Central Saigon Citypoint Hotel is a cornerstone of true Saigon city living. Contemporarily designed with modern rooms and suites, the hotel offers guests the utmost in quality, comfort and convenience.
http://sonnetsaigonhotel.com

Hotel in Can Tho, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
is an all-suite hotel located right in the center of the Ninh Kiều pier, in Cần Thơ, at a stone’s throw of every river transport, and which affords a panoramic view of the Mekong river. The Nam Bộ is your ideal port of call in the Mekong delta, for a stay or simply for a cocktail or a fine meal.
http://nambocantho.com

Hotel in Chau Doc, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15Star 15
Built in colonial style with low-rise French architectural design, the four star Victoria Chau Doc Hotel blends perfectly with its natural surroundings. The hotel is located on the banks of the Bassac River crossing and is an ideal base to explore the fascinating Chau Doc region.
https://www.victoriahotels.asia/en/overview-chaudoc

Hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Star 15Star 15Star 15
The brand new 3* hotel locates centrally in heart of Phnom Penh capital, combines of modern and boutique styles. The hotel provides neat standard services and equipped modern facility. Beautiful rooftop swimming pool which overlook the commercial buildings. The rooms are very spacious, comfortable and have all needed-amenities.
http://www.vhotelphnompenh.com

Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Star 15Star 15Star 15Star 15
Memoire Siem Reap Hotel is the luxury four stars artistic hotel, designed in Khmer visual art concept epitomize the Cambodian culture and charm. Memoire Siem Reap is an oasis for travelers where they will be pampered with an everlasting memory through ultimate happy experience.
http://www.memoiresiemreaphotel.com

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