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The Essence of Cambodia & Vietnam 3 Weeks

Deeply discover amazing splendors of Cambodia & Vietnam. Visit magnificent Angkor complex, interesting stilt houses, by canoe to see the lush mangrove and cool off with swimming at beautiful waterfall. Extensively connect to explore world’s heritages in Vietnam, witness cultural sites included South, Middle & North of Vietnam, and ends the last destination in Hanoi with the natural beauty of Halong Bay.

Places You Visit: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap - Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Da Nang - Hoi An - Hue - Hanoi - Sapa - Halong Bay

Tour Type: Cultural, Historical, Classic, Unique, Adventure, Leisure

DAY 1 | Phnom Penh – Arrival
DAY 2 | Killing Field, Phnom Penh City Tour & Dinner Cruise
DAY 3 | Phnom Penh Tour By Cyclo & Flight to Siem Reap
DAY 4 | Full Day Angkor Discovery
DAY 5 | Tonle Sap Lake, City Orientation & Phare Circus
DAY 6 | Authentic Village Experience & Water Blessing
DAY 7 | Phnom Kulen Waterfall & Apsara Performance
DAY 8 | Siem Reap – Flight to Ho Chi Minh & Cu Chi Tunnels Tour
DAY 9 | Mekong Delta River
DAY 10 | Saigon City Tour & Flight to Da Nang – Overland to Hoi An
DAY 11 | My Son Heritage & Hoi An Ancient Town
DAY 12 | Hoi An – Da Nang, Marble Mountain & Golden Bridge
DAY 13 | Da Nang – Overland to Hue & Hue Exploration
DAY 14 | Hue – Free Time & Flight to Hanoi
DAY 15 | Hanoi City Orientation & Water Puppet Show
DAY 16 | Hanoi to Sapa & Sapa Trekking Tour
DAY 17 | Sapa Trekking Explorer
DAY 18 | Sapa Back to Hanoi
DAY 19 | Hanoi to Halong Bay & Halong Bay Cruise
DAY 20 | Halong Bay Cruise & Halong back to Hanoi
DAY 21 | Hanoi – Free Time & Departure

At a Glance
2 nights in Phnom Penh
5 nights in Siem Reap
2 nights in Ho Chi Minh
2 nights in Hoi An
1 night in Da Nang
1 night in Hue
4 nights in Hanoi
2 nights in Sapa
1 night in cruise of Halong Bay
Or you can make it flexible to your own traveling schedule.

Tour Starts: Phnom Penh
Tour Ends: Hanoi

Click to enlarge the tour route

Tour Departure: Flexible
Package Price: Email us

Package Included

  • Accommodation in double/twin room share
  • 1 night in the cruise at Halong Bay
  • Breakfast is provided by hotels/cruise
  • All taxes are included
  • Experienced local English speaking tour guide as programmed
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Travel in a private air conditioning car
  • Round trip by shuttle bus to/from Halong Bay
  • 2 bottled water + 2 wet tissue/day
  • Meals are mentioned in program
  • Internal & domestic flight tickets
    – Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
    – Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh
    – Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang
    – Da Nang to Hanoi
  • All entrance fees
  • All sightseeing & activities as programmed
  • Private boat excursion/canoe as programmed
  • Advanced Vietnam approval visa letter

Package NOT Included

  • Cambodia & Vietnam 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

DAY 1 | Phnom Penh – 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 Phnom Penh

DAY 2 | Killing Field, Phnom Penh City Tour & Dinner Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We drive to witness the tragic site of Cheung Ek, known as The Killing Fields where hundreds of Cambodian lives were proceeded between 1975 and 1979 under Khmer Rouge, connecting to the Tuol Sleng museum – a former high school that was turned into Tortured Prison S-21 and resume strolling around Russian market for shopping.

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.

Evening at 4.45pm, 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 3 | Phnom Penh 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. Have lunch at a selected local restaurant by the riverside.

Transfer to airport for flight departure to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, you’ll be picked up by our driver then escorts to hotel for check in.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 4 | 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 5 | Tonle Sap Lake, City Orientation & Phare Circus

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We head out of hotel at 8.00am to Kompong Phluk village – is a small village located at the edge of Tonle Sap Lake. We will stop for guided walking at Rolous market with interesting highlights of local trades before arriving at Kompong Phluk pier, we process to embark a private sheltered boat, enjoy sightseeing along the canal before the excursion reaches the stilt houses. The boat goes through high stilt houses, see the highlight of fishing activities as well as see people selling fruits, meats from their boats, you sometimes see kids in student uniforms coming back from their classes. Witness how life works on the water and how people make the lake as home. Continue by canoe to explore the mangroves around 30 minutes, we may see the water birds before we dock to our regular boat to see the great lake of Tonle Sap then our tour guide will explain you about Tonle Sap ecosystem.

Afternoon, continue to visit Cambodian Liqueur workshop where you have a chance to test many different liqueur flavors. Next, stroll around the finest Artisan Angkor wood/stone carving centre displaying various defined handicraft products and stroll around old market for shopping.

Evening, transfer to have set dinner at beautiful décor restaurant “Grill Wine Café” before transfer to experience unique Phare Cambodia Circus show.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 6 | Authentic Village Experience & Water Blessing

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We journey out of the hassle city at 8.00am to a charming countryside. Have some fun on an oxcart ride that absolutely interact local people. Get introduced to a host family then we begin soaking into “a day in your life” that you experience unique activities such as rice harvest or planting vegetables or palm roof snitching depending on the seasons of the year. Meet a lot of the encounters, witness daily life, culture and traditions. Enjoy local lunch followed by fresh coconut juice at a host family and try a few exotic palm fruits (Note: palm fruit is seasonal).

Afternoon, we go to Buddhist pagoda where we meet a monk and get water blessing. Water blessing is a traditional ritual which is religiously believed to bring good luck & happy time to life. Return hotel and enjoy your own time in the evening.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 7 | Phnom Kulen Waterfall & Apsara Performance

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We drive out of the hassle city at 8.30am, passing beautiful countryside before arriving at Phnom Kulen; one of Cambodia’s national parks that provides wonderful holiday and a great place to cool off. Phnom Kulen used to be the ancient capital city in 802AD – after King Jayavarman II was initiated as the royal “God of the King”. Enjoy the guided walking tour to visit Preah Ang Thom – the reclining giant Buddha statue. Continue to witness historical site of 1000 linga carvings under the riverbed, you also have a chance to see the sacred pool where the white clear water coming out of the ground all year round. Resume the walking to the beautiful waterfall where we can refresh, bathe and swim. Near the waterfall there are some local huts where we enjoy local lunch & fresh coconut (your own account). Enjoy the relaxation and feel the nature until late afternoon then we transfer you back to hotel.

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

DAY 8 | Siem Reap - Flight to Ho Chi Minh & Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Simply enjoy the rest of your free time in Siem Reap before transferring to airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by escort tour guide (with sign name) and driver then transfer directly to hotel for check in. After check in, we head out of Saigon city toward Cu Chi, 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. Return hotel and have your own free time.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 9 | Mekong Delta River

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 before heading back to Saigon.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 10 | Saigon City Tour & Flight to Da Nang - Overland to Hoi An

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We leave for Saigon city tour at 8.00am, 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.

Enjoy lunch at a selected local restaurant.
Transfer to airport for flight departure to Da Nang. Upon arrival in Da Nang, our driver (no guide) picks up and transfers directly to Hoi An Ancient Town and check in.
Overnight in Hoi An

Optional tour to Cu Chi Tunnels before taking flight to Da Nang
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.

DAY 11 | My Son Heritage & Hoi An Ancient Town

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.00am to visit the archaeological site of My Son Sanctuary and it is one of the world cultural heritage sites – a group of Hindu temples were built between the 4th and the 14th century by the kings of Champa where Cham Royalty & National heroes were religiously buried, now is surrounded by lush mountainous landscapes. Learn from your tour guide about the civilization of The Kingdom of Champa from the rise to the fall and you’ll problably feel impressed by its variety of architectural designs.

Afternoon, continue to the center of Hoi An for guiding walking tour to visit the 400 year-old Japanese covered bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda, lantern workshop and admired by the colorful riverside market before we return hotel for your own free time.
Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 12 | Hoi An - Da Nang, Marble Mountain & Golden Bridge

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. We check out then we drive to Da Nang, on the way we stop to visit The Marble Mountain (or The Five Element Mountain), once we arrived, we start to climb up the stone stairs to unlock the stunning views across Non Nuoc, also known as My Khe Beach. We stroll with a chance to explore the stunning caves, grottos and a pagoda hidden within Marble Mountain and take beautiful photos of panoramic vista. We return to our awaiting car to The Marble craft village where you will observe artisans skillfully making massive sculptures and natural jewelry in marble.

Next, in Da Nang, we will take a cable car from Dream Stream station to Ba Na station to visit Debay Wine Cellar – an unique work built by French architects and was dug deep in Ba Na Mountain in 1923; Le Jardin D’Amour – 9 flower gardens with 9 interesting stories in 9 unique architectural styles and followed by Linh Ung pagoda – the pagoda located at around 1,500 meters above sea level. Next, we process to visit “Golden Bridge” – a new beautiful check-in location in Ba Na Hills. This design makes visitors feel like they’re taking a stroll on a shimmering thread stretching across the hands of gods. From here we can see amazing beauty of Da Nang City.

Return to our awaiting car, drive directly to the hotel for check in and overnight in Da Nang.

DAY 13 | Da Nang – Overland to Hue & Hue Exploration

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Check out a bit early and drive to culture & historical Hue City for a fully day guided exploration of Hue City – the former capital of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty. First attraction, Imperial Citadel and Forbidden City was created in the 19th century for the Emperors by Nguyen Kings, it is a special architecture which shows Vietnamese Royal Style.  We later take a boat ride along Huong River, a graceful river to Thien Mu Pagoda with a 21 meter high octagonal tower built in 1844.

Afternoon, we drive to the outskirts of Hue to the impressive tombs of Emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh which are consider two of the most beautiful Royal Tombs in Hue.
Overnight in Hue

DAY 14 | Hue - Free Time & Flight to Hanoi

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Today is reserved as FREE & EASY so that you can make your own exploration in Hue town before our driver transfers you to airport for flight to Hanoi.

Upon your arrival in Hanoi, our driver (no guide) welcomes you then transfers to hotel for check in and Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 15 | Hanoi City Tour & Water Puppet Show

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. The city tour begins with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Complex which features the life of Ho Chi Minh and the nation’s founder, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday, Friday and through October – November), the colonial Presidential Palace which was originally the French Governor Office and the rural style of Ho Chi Minh’s house. Stop by one of Hanoi’s icons, visit the One Pillar Pagoda – built in the 11th Century. Continue to the Temple of Literature known as the first university of Vietnam built in 1070. Have lunch at a selected local restaurant.

Afternoon, resume visit one of remarkable Hanoi’s museums including Fine Arts museum or Museum of Military History. Next, we’re heading to Hoan Kiem Lake – is the center point of Hanoi whose name is “The Return Sword Lake” that leads to Ngoc Son Temple. Your discovery is inspired by an hour cycle orientation of the Old Quarter with its ancient streets representing traditional trades from the past. Finish the tour at the Thang Long Opera Theatre admired by a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 16 | Hanoi to Sapa & Sapa Trekking Tour

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. Our tour guide and driver meet you at hotel’s lobby then we set off to the mountainous landscape of Sapa. The journey takes approx 5.30 hours with beautiful landscapes. Afternoon, drive out for a guided trek tour at Black H’mong ethnic village to witness daily life & activities of inhabitants, immerse yourself in the amazing views of the surrounding mountains, lush forests & Silver Waterfall. Drive back to Sapa town. Evening, we go out for dinner at a selected local restaurant.
Overnight in Sapa

DAY 17 | Sapa Trekking Explorer

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We journey out for an amazing trekking through some popular ethnic villages – offer excellent panoramas of the large valley, paddy terraced fields and traditional H’mong houses. Interact local people with words “Hello” while trekking down the valley to visit to a charming village where you meet an ethnic family and enjoy a cup of tea at their home – a good chance to learn about their daily life & culture. Have a short walk around before we drive back to Sapa and stay overnight. Picnic lunch is provided on this day.
Overnight in Sapa

DAY 18 | Sapa Back to Hanoi

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Today you still have time to enjoy yourselves or make your own walking around to capture some interesting photos in the morning before transferring back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 19 | Hanoi to Halong & Halong Bay Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. Prepare with light pack up then be ready by 8.00am at hotel’s lobby for being picked up by shuttle bus for the journey (3.5 hrs) to Halong Bay. Get on board and enjoy welcome drink. Lunch is served on board while the cruise slides slowly along the fascinating Halong Bay for sightseeing. Immerse into fabulous scenery of this world heritage site, enjoy the natural beauty, caves, and limestone islands rising from the clear emerald waters. We explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. Continue to Titov Island where we go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay before enjoying sunset party on the sundeck. Dinner is served on board and overnight in the cruise for 1 night.

Day 20 | Halong Bay Cruise & Halong to Hanoi

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is served on board. Experience Tai Chi on the sundeck followed by hot tea and coffee. After breakfast, the cruise slides slowly through picturesque scenery within the peaceful morning. You can do kayaking around the hidden area then we watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the cooking class while we’re heading back to the harbor. Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch before reaching the harbor at noon then catch bus back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi

Day 21 | Hanoi - Free Time & Departure

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Enjoy the rest of your time in Hanoi then meet our escort guide and driver at your hotel’s lobby, transfer directly internal airport for flight departure back home. Say Goodbye to Vietnam.

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 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 15
Ladear Angkor Boutique is a great choice for any traveler looking for the best value hotel in Siem Reap, in the great location and convenience walking to shopping areas. Nestled within private gardens, Ladear Angkor Boutique offers elegant and comfortable accommodation away from the hustle and bustle of Siem Reap. It features two outdoor swimming pools.
http://www.ladearangkorhotel.com

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 Hoi An, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
Aurora Riverside Hotel & Villas is situated halfway between Cua Dai beach and Hoi An Acient’s Town, idea for taking tours around the beautiful hidden countryside and as well by our complimentary bicycle. Aurora has total 64 fully equipment rooms (sup, deluxe, suite, villa) with a balcony and window, providing lovely views over Co Co river and emerald green rice fields.
http://aurorahoian.com/eng/

Hotel in Da Nang, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
The Finger Hotel is set on 171 Nguyen Van Thoai street with shaped a finger upward to the sky. The hotel is designed 16 floors together with A/C center system overall the building, follow three star standard. The hotel has 61 well-appointed rooms and modern apartments with free wifi and business conference center.
http://fingerhotel.com

Hotel in Hue, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
Features luxurious rooms and suites, offer convenience to our guests by providing modern elevators, restaurants, and other great amenities. The Hue Serene Palace Hotels are the ideal choice for all tourists. Indeed, in close proximity to the excellent attractions, We also offer air conditioned rooms, inside room computer and internet, desk, minibar. A convenient place of stay.
http://www.serenepalacehotel.com/index.html

Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
Location is in one of the most traditional and crowded parts of the heart of Hanoi. Offers luxurious accommodations and full modern facilities with premium services served by our trained staffs. When you stay at Angel Palace Hotel Hanoi, we will make sure that you get the best experience during your trip in Hanoi.
http://www.angelpalacehotel.com.vn/en/

Hotel in Sapa, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15Star 15
Nested amongst the slopes of North Vietnam’s mountainous region is Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa, built in the style of a 3 traditional chalet in perfect harmony with the natural scenery. This stone & wood construction blends seamlesslly with surrounding environment, overlooking Indochina’s highest peak, Mount Fanxipan.
https://www.victoriahotels.asia/en/overview-sapa

Cruise in Halong Bay, Hanoi, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
The 3* plus cruise offers very comfortable deluxe cabin and standard facility while enjoy the picturesque scenery among the fascinating Halong Bay. The cruise is designed to admire local décor and warmly hospitalized by the locals. The good quality captain is well training and be certificated by Vietnam marine institution, high responsibility spirit and always action on safety and enjoyable of guests on board.
http://www.swancruisehalongbay.com

Why This Private Tour!

This is a private multi-country, tailor-made journey that provides a wonderful experience to see Southeast Asia differently. The tour determines to offer a great flexibility and 100% free hassle to ensure that you meaningfully experience each country you visit. It doesn’t matter you wish to switch around the touring days of sightseeing or tour activities, we have our experienced team who always take care of you when you’re going on the tour with us. You will have your own private tour guide and driver on your touring days (or without guide unless mentioned), they’re friendly, knowledgeable, informative and advisable. While being on the journey, you are NOT definitely forced to do a thing dislike and you’re not taken to a place where a scam appears. All tour services are clearly offered as we mentioned in the itinerary and of course, there is no hidden cost.
+ Tour Overview

Places You Visit: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap - Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Da Nang - Hoi An - Hue - Hanoi - Sapa - Halong Bay

Tour Type: Cultural, Historical, Classic, Unique, Adventure, Leisure

DAY 1 | Phnom Penh – Arrival
DAY 2 | Killing Field, Phnom Penh City Tour & Dinner Cruise
DAY 3 | Phnom Penh Tour By Cyclo & Flight to Siem Reap
DAY 4 | Full Day Angkor Discovery
DAY 5 | Tonle Sap Lake, City Orientation & Phare Circus
DAY 6 | Authentic Village Experience & Water Blessing
DAY 7 | Phnom Kulen Waterfall & Apsara Performance
DAY 8 | Siem Reap – Flight to Ho Chi Minh & Cu Chi Tunnels Tour
DAY 9 | Mekong Delta River
DAY 10 | Saigon City Tour & Flight to Da Nang – Overland to Hoi An
DAY 11 | My Son Heritage & Hoi An Ancient Town
DAY 12 | Hoi An – Da Nang, Marble Mountain & Golden Bridge
DAY 13 | Da Nang – Overland to Hue & Hue Exploration
DAY 14 | Hue – Free Time & Flight to Hanoi
DAY 15 | Hanoi City Orientation & Water Puppet Show
DAY 16 | Hanoi to Sapa & Sapa Trekking Tour
DAY 17 | Sapa Trekking Explorer
DAY 18 | Sapa Back to Hanoi
DAY 19 | Hanoi to Halong Bay & Halong Bay Cruise
DAY 20 | Halong Bay Cruise & Halong back to Hanoi
DAY 21 | Hanoi – Free Time & Departure

At a Glance
2 nights in Phnom Penh
5 nights in Siem Reap
2 nights in Ho Chi Minh
2 nights in Hoi An
1 night in Da Nang
1 night in Hue
4 nights in Hanoi
2 nights in Sapa
1 night in cruise of Halong Bay
Or you can make it flexible to your own traveling schedule.

Tour Starts: Phnom Penh
Tour Ends: Hanoi

Click to enlarge the tour route

Tour Departure: Flexible
Package Price: Email us

Package Included

  • Accommodation in double/twin room share
  • 1 night in the cruise at Halong Bay
  • Breakfast is provided by hotels/cruise
  • All taxes are included
  • Experienced local English speaking tour guide as programmed
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Travel in a private air conditioning car
  • Round trip by shuttle bus to/from Halong Bay
  • 2 bottled water + 2 wet tissue/day
  • Meals are mentioned in program
  • Internal & domestic flight tickets
    – Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
    – Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh
    – Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang
    – Da Nang to Hanoi
  • All entrance fees
  • All sightseeing & activities as programmed
  • Private boat excursion/canoe as programmed
  • Advanced Vietnam approval visa letter

Package NOT Included

  • Cambodia & Vietnam 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

+ Itinerary Detail

DAY 1 | Phnom Penh – 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 Phnom Penh

DAY 2 | Killing Field, Phnom Penh City Tour & Dinner Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We drive to witness the tragic site of Cheung Ek, known as The Killing Fields where hundreds of Cambodian lives were proceeded between 1975 and 1979 under Khmer Rouge, connecting to the Tuol Sleng museum – a former high school that was turned into Tortured Prison S-21 and resume strolling around Russian market for shopping.

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.

Evening at 4.45pm, 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 3 | Phnom Penh 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. Have lunch at a selected local restaurant by the riverside.

Transfer to airport for flight departure to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, you’ll be picked up by our driver then escorts to hotel for check in.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 4 | 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 5 | Tonle Sap Lake, City Orientation & Phare Circus

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We head out of hotel at 8.00am to Kompong Phluk village – is a small village located at the edge of Tonle Sap Lake. We will stop for guided walking at Rolous market with interesting highlights of local trades before arriving at Kompong Phluk pier, we process to embark a private sheltered boat, enjoy sightseeing along the canal before the excursion reaches the stilt houses. The boat goes through high stilt houses, see the highlight of fishing activities as well as see people selling fruits, meats from their boats, you sometimes see kids in student uniforms coming back from their classes. Witness how life works on the water and how people make the lake as home. Continue by canoe to explore the mangroves around 30 minutes, we may see the water birds before we dock to our regular boat to see the great lake of Tonle Sap then our tour guide will explain you about Tonle Sap ecosystem.

Afternoon, continue to visit Cambodian Liqueur workshop where you have a chance to test many different liqueur flavors. Next, stroll around the finest Artisan Angkor wood/stone carving centre displaying various defined handicraft products and stroll around old market for shopping.

Evening, transfer to have set dinner at beautiful décor restaurant “Grill Wine Café” before transfer to experience unique Phare Cambodia Circus show.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 6 | Authentic Village Experience & Water Blessing

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We journey out of the hassle city at 8.00am to a charming countryside. Have some fun on an oxcart ride that absolutely interact local people. Get introduced to a host family then we begin soaking into “a day in your life” that you experience unique activities such as rice harvest or planting vegetables or palm roof snitching depending on the seasons of the year. Meet a lot of the encounters, witness daily life, culture and traditions. Enjoy local lunch followed by fresh coconut juice at a host family and try a few exotic palm fruits (Note: palm fruit is seasonal).

Afternoon, we go to Buddhist pagoda where we meet a monk and get water blessing. Water blessing is a traditional ritual which is religiously believed to bring good luck & happy time to life. Return hotel and enjoy your own time in the evening.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 7 | Phnom Kulen Waterfall & Apsara Performance

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We drive out of the hassle city at 8.30am, passing beautiful countryside before arriving at Phnom Kulen; one of Cambodia’s national parks that provides wonderful holiday and a great place to cool off. Phnom Kulen used to be the ancient capital city in 802AD – after King Jayavarman II was initiated as the royal “God of the King”. Enjoy the guided walking tour to visit Preah Ang Thom – the reclining giant Buddha statue. Continue to witness historical site of 1000 linga carvings under the riverbed, you also have a chance to see the sacred pool where the white clear water coming out of the ground all year round. Resume the walking to the beautiful waterfall where we can refresh, bathe and swim. Near the waterfall there are some local huts where we enjoy local lunch & fresh coconut (your own account). Enjoy the relaxation and feel the nature until late afternoon then we transfer you back to hotel.

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

DAY 8 | Siem Reap - Flight to Ho Chi Minh & Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Simply enjoy the rest of your free time in Siem Reap before transferring to airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

Upon your arrival, you will be welcomed by escort tour guide (with sign name) and driver then transfer directly to hotel for check in. After check in, we head out of Saigon city toward Cu Chi, 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. Return hotel and have your own free time.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 9 | Mekong Delta River

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 before heading back to Saigon.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 10 | Saigon City Tour & Flight to Da Nang - Overland to Hoi An

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We leave for Saigon city tour at 8.00am, 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.

Enjoy lunch at a selected local restaurant.
Transfer to airport for flight departure to Da Nang. Upon arrival in Da Nang, our driver (no guide) picks up and transfers directly to Hoi An Ancient Town and check in.
Overnight in Hoi An

Optional tour to Cu Chi Tunnels before taking flight to Da Nang
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.

DAY 11 | My Son Heritage & Hoi An Ancient Town

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.00am to visit the archaeological site of My Son Sanctuary and it is one of the world cultural heritage sites – a group of Hindu temples were built between the 4th and the 14th century by the kings of Champa where Cham Royalty & National heroes were religiously buried, now is surrounded by lush mountainous landscapes. Learn from your tour guide about the civilization of The Kingdom of Champa from the rise to the fall and you’ll problably feel impressed by its variety of architectural designs.

Afternoon, continue to the center of Hoi An for guiding walking tour to visit the 400 year-old Japanese covered bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda, lantern workshop and admired by the colorful riverside market before we return hotel for your own free time.
Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 12 | Hoi An - Da Nang, Marble Mountain & Golden Bridge

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. We check out then we drive to Da Nang, on the way we stop to visit The Marble Mountain (or The Five Element Mountain), once we arrived, we start to climb up the stone stairs to unlock the stunning views across Non Nuoc, also known as My Khe Beach. We stroll with a chance to explore the stunning caves, grottos and a pagoda hidden within Marble Mountain and take beautiful photos of panoramic vista. We return to our awaiting car to The Marble craft village where you will observe artisans skillfully making massive sculptures and natural jewelry in marble.

Next, in Da Nang, we will take a cable car from Dream Stream station to Ba Na station to visit Debay Wine Cellar – an unique work built by French architects and was dug deep in Ba Na Mountain in 1923; Le Jardin D’Amour – 9 flower gardens with 9 interesting stories in 9 unique architectural styles and followed by Linh Ung pagoda – the pagoda located at around 1,500 meters above sea level. Next, we process to visit “Golden Bridge” – a new beautiful check-in location in Ba Na Hills. This design makes visitors feel like they’re taking a stroll on a shimmering thread stretching across the hands of gods. From here we can see amazing beauty of Da Nang City.

Return to our awaiting car, drive directly to the hotel for check in and overnight in Da Nang.

DAY 13 | Da Nang – Overland to Hue & Hue Exploration

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Check out a bit early and drive to culture & historical Hue City for a fully day guided exploration of Hue City – the former capital of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty. First attraction, Imperial Citadel and Forbidden City was created in the 19th century for the Emperors by Nguyen Kings, it is a special architecture which shows Vietnamese Royal Style.  We later take a boat ride along Huong River, a graceful river to Thien Mu Pagoda with a 21 meter high octagonal tower built in 1844.

Afternoon, we drive to the outskirts of Hue to the impressive tombs of Emperors Tu Duc and Khai Dinh which are consider two of the most beautiful Royal Tombs in Hue.
Overnight in Hue

DAY 14 | Hue - Free Time & Flight to Hanoi

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Today is reserved as FREE & EASY so that you can make your own exploration in Hue town before our driver transfers you to airport for flight to Hanoi.

Upon your arrival in Hanoi, our driver (no guide) welcomes you then transfers to hotel for check in and Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 15 | Hanoi City Tour & Water Puppet Show

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. The city tour begins with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Complex which features the life of Ho Chi Minh and the nation’s founder, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday, Friday and through October – November), the colonial Presidential Palace which was originally the French Governor Office and the rural style of Ho Chi Minh’s house. Stop by one of Hanoi’s icons, visit the One Pillar Pagoda – built in the 11th Century. Continue to the Temple of Literature known as the first university of Vietnam built in 1070. Have lunch at a selected local restaurant.

Afternoon, resume visit one of remarkable Hanoi’s museums including Fine Arts museum or Museum of Military History. Next, we’re heading to Hoan Kiem Lake – is the center point of Hanoi whose name is “The Return Sword Lake” that leads to Ngoc Son Temple. Your discovery is inspired by an hour cycle orientation of the Old Quarter with its ancient streets representing traditional trades from the past. Finish the tour at the Thang Long Opera Theatre admired by a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 16 | Hanoi to Sapa & Sapa Trekking Tour

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. Our tour guide and driver meet you at hotel’s lobby then we set off to the mountainous landscape of Sapa. The journey takes approx 5.30 hours with beautiful landscapes. Afternoon, drive out for a guided trek tour at Black H’mong ethnic village to witness daily life & activities of inhabitants, immerse yourself in the amazing views of the surrounding mountains, lush forests & Silver Waterfall. Drive back to Sapa town. Evening, we go out for dinner at a selected local restaurant.
Overnight in Sapa

DAY 17 | Sapa Trekking Explorer

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We journey out for an amazing trekking through some popular ethnic villages – offer excellent panoramas of the large valley, paddy terraced fields and traditional H’mong houses. Interact local people with words “Hello” while trekking down the valley to visit to a charming village where you meet an ethnic family and enjoy a cup of tea at their home – a good chance to learn about their daily life & culture. Have a short walk around before we drive back to Sapa and stay overnight. Picnic lunch is provided on this day.
Overnight in Sapa

DAY 18 | Sapa Back to Hanoi

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Today you still have time to enjoy yourselves or make your own walking around to capture some interesting photos in the morning before transferring back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 19 | Hanoi to Halong & Halong Bay Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. Prepare with light pack up then be ready by 8.00am at hotel’s lobby for being picked up by shuttle bus for the journey (3.5 hrs) to Halong Bay. Get on board and enjoy welcome drink. Lunch is served on board while the cruise slides slowly along the fascinating Halong Bay for sightseeing. Immerse into fabulous scenery of this world heritage site, enjoy the natural beauty, caves, and limestone islands rising from the clear emerald waters. We explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay. Continue to Titov Island where we go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titov or climb up to the top of the island for a panorama view of Halong Bay before enjoying sunset party on the sundeck. Dinner is served on board and overnight in the cruise for 1 night.

Day 20 | Halong Bay Cruise & Halong to Hanoi

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is served on board. Experience Tai Chi on the sundeck followed by hot tea and coffee. After breakfast, the cruise slides slowly through picturesque scenery within the peaceful morning. You can do kayaking around the hidden area then we watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the cooking class while we’re heading back to the harbor. Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch before reaching the harbor at noon then catch bus back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi

Day 21 | Hanoi - Free Time & Departure

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Enjoy the rest of your time in Hanoi then meet our escort guide and driver at your hotel’s lobby, transfer directly internal airport for flight departure back home. Say Goodbye to Vietnam.

+ 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 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 15
Ladear Angkor Boutique is a great choice for any traveler looking for the best value hotel in Siem Reap, in the great location and convenience walking to shopping areas. Nestled within private gardens, Ladear Angkor Boutique offers elegant and comfortable accommodation away from the hustle and bustle of Siem Reap. It features two outdoor swimming pools.
http://www.ladearangkorhotel.com

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 Hoi An, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
Aurora Riverside Hotel & Villas is situated halfway between Cua Dai beach and Hoi An Acient’s Town, idea for taking tours around the beautiful hidden countryside and as well by our complimentary bicycle. Aurora has total 64 fully equipment rooms (sup, deluxe, suite, villa) with a balcony and window, providing lovely views over Co Co river and emerald green rice fields.
http://aurorahoian.com/eng/

Hotel in Da Nang, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
The Finger Hotel is set on 171 Nguyen Van Thoai street with shaped a finger upward to the sky. The hotel is designed 16 floors together with A/C center system overall the building, follow three star standard. The hotel has 61 well-appointed rooms and modern apartments with free wifi and business conference center.
http://fingerhotel.com

Hotel in Hue, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
Features luxurious rooms and suites, offer convenience to our guests by providing modern elevators, restaurants, and other great amenities. The Hue Serene Palace Hotels are the ideal choice for all tourists. Indeed, in close proximity to the excellent attractions, We also offer air conditioned rooms, inside room computer and internet, desk, minibar. A convenient place of stay.
http://www.serenepalacehotel.com/index.html

Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
Location is in one of the most traditional and crowded parts of the heart of Hanoi. Offers luxurious accommodations and full modern facilities with premium services served by our trained staffs. When you stay at Angel Palace Hotel Hanoi, we will make sure that you get the best experience during your trip in Hanoi.
http://www.angelpalacehotel.com.vn/en/

Hotel in Sapa, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15Star 15
Nested amongst the slopes of North Vietnam’s mountainous region is Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa, built in the style of a 3 traditional chalet in perfect harmony with the natural scenery. This stone & wood construction blends seamlesslly with surrounding environment, overlooking Indochina’s highest peak, Mount Fanxipan.
https://www.victoriahotels.asia/en/overview-sapa

Cruise in Halong Bay, Hanoi, Vietnam

Star 15Star 15Star 15
The 3* plus cruise offers very comfortable deluxe cabin and standard facility while enjoy the picturesque scenery among the fascinating Halong Bay. The cruise is designed to admire local décor and warmly hospitalized by the locals. The good quality captain is well training and be certificated by Vietnam marine institution, high responsibility spirit and always action on safety and enjoyable of guests on board.
http://www.swancruisehalongbay.com

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Why This Private Tour!

This is a private multi-country, tailor-made journey that provides a wonderful experience to see Southeast Asia differently. The tour determines to offer a great flexibility and 100% free hassle to ensure that you meaningfully experience each country you visit. It doesn’t matter you wish to switch around the touring days of sightseeing or tour activities, we have our experienced team who always take care of you when you’re going on the tour with us. You will have your own private tour guide and driver on your touring days (or without guide unless mentioned), they’re friendly, knowledgeable, informative and advisable. While being on the journey, you are NOT definitely forced to do a thing dislike and you’re not taken to a place where a scam appears. All tour services are clearly offered as we mentioned in the itinerary and of course, there is no hidden cost.

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