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Cambodia & Vietnam Tour 16 Days

Ideally discover the most exciting tourist destinations of Cambodia, Phnom Penh admires Royal Palace, the cultural national museum, riverside dinner cruise, to Siem Reap dots with the world’s heritage “incredible Angkor Wat”, Angkor Complex, Tonle Sap Lake and other popular attractions. Extensively combines Vietnam, explore from the vibrant Saigon City, the historical region of Cu Chi Tunnels, the mighty of Mekong Delta, with central of Vietnam – witness the past time of Hue Imperial City, the ancient towns of Hoi An and gain picturesque panoramic view from Da Nang Golden Bridge. In Hanoi, visit colonial influences, French architectures, historical temples and indulgently relax in a cruise to reveal the fascinating Halong Bay.

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

Tour Type: Cultural, Historical, Classic, Private, Leisure

DAY 1 | Phnom Penh – Arrival
DAY 2 | Phnom Penh City Tour & Dinner Cruise
DAY 3 | Phnom Penh Highlight By Cyclo & Flight to Siem Reap
DAY 4 | Full Day Angkor Discovery
DAY 5 | Something Unique & Tonle Sap Lake
DAY 6 | Vermicelli Making/Tasting & Phnom Kulen Waterfall
DAY 7 | Siem Reap – Flight to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
DAY 8 | Cu Chi Tunnels & Saigon City Tour
DAY 9 | Mekong Delta River
DAY 10 | Flight to Da Nang, Overland to Hoi An & Hoi An Tour
DAY 11 | Hoi An – Da Nang, Marble Mountain & Golden Bridge
DAY 12 | Da Nang – Overland to Hue & Hue Imperial City Tour
DAY 13 | Flight to Hanoi & Hanoi City Tour
DAY 14 | Hanoi to Halong & Halong Bay Cruise
DAY 15 | Halong Bay Cruise & Halong to Hanoi
DAY 16 | Hanoi – Departure

At a Glance
2 nights in Phnom Penh
4 nights in Siem Reap
3 nights in Ho Chi Minh
1 night in Hoi An
1 night in Da Nang
1 night in Hue
2 nights in Hanoi
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 hotel/cruise
  • Experienced local English speaking tour guide as programmed
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Travel in a private air conditioning car/minivan
  • Round trip by shuttle bus to/from Halong Bay
  • 2 bottled water & 2 wet issues/touring day
  • Meals are mentioned in program
  • Internal/domestic flight tickets
    – Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
    – Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh
    – Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang
    – Hue to Hanoi
  • All entrance fees per program
  • All sightseeing & activities as programmed
  • Boat excursion as programmed
  • Vietnam approval visa letter (If required)

Package NOT Included

  • Cambodia & Vietnam visa
  • All stamping fees/airport taxes
  • 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 | Phnom Penh City Tour & Dinner Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.30am 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, resume visit the National Museum; the world’s most important collection of Khmer sculpture and carvings, we enjoy guided orientation around Wat Phnom with interesting legendary of founding Phnom Penh Capital.

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 3 | Phnom Penh Highlight By Cyclo & Flight to Siem Reap

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.00am (or 8.30am) 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.

Say goodbye to Phnom Penh then transfers to airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, our escort guide and driver welcome you at airport then transfer directly to hotel for check in and have your own free time in the evening.
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 Khmer set lunch at a local restaurant near temples.

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 | Something Unique & Tonle Sap Lake

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 – one of the stilt house villages located at the edge of Tonle Sap Lake. We process to embark a private sheltered boat, enjoy sightseeing along the canal before the excursion reaches the stilt houses. The boat slides slowly through high stilted houses, come across the highlight of fishing activities. Witness how life works on the water and how people make the lake as home. Resume by canoe to explore the mangrove forest with pleasant surroundings, we may see water-birds and monkeys before we dock to our regular boat to see the great lake of Tonle Sap, unlock Tonle Sap’s eco-system and its rich biosphere.

Evening, transfer to have Khmer set dinner followed by Apsara traditional dance performance at Por Cuisine restaurant (or similar).
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 6 | Vermicelli Making/Tasting & Phnom Kulen Waterfall

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.30am out of the hassle city to Preak Dak village to observe locals making vermicelli in traditional way and you’ll have chance to enjoy this famous Khmer vermicelli soup with your choices of fresh vegetables. Next, we drive to Phnom Kulen Mountain, the journey passes beautiful countryside, rice fields dotting with palm trees arriving at Phnom Kulen. Phnom Kulen is one of Cambodia’s national parks that provides wonderful adventure & leisure day trip and also a great place to cool off under its falls. We’ll have a guided walking tour to visit Preah Ang Thom – the reclining giant reclining Buddha statue. Witness historical site of 1000 linga carvings and sacred pool where you observe the white clear water source comes out of the ground-pool all year round. Resume the tour to the beautiful waterfall where we can refresh, bathe and swim.

Near the waterfall there are some handmade huts where we enjoy local lunch & fresh coconut. Indulge the relaxation and feel the nature until late afternoon then we transfer you back to hotel. One the way, stop to visit palm sugar village with observing palm sugar making (dependable of the time) and see other various palm handicrafts.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 7 | Siem Reap - Flight to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Enjoy the rest of your free time in Siem Reap then transfers (no guide) to airport for flight departure to Saigon, Vietnam.

Upon arrival, our escort guide and driver welcomes you at airport then transfer directly to your hotel in Saigon for check in and have your own free time.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 8 | 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 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 | Flight to Da Nang, Overland to Hoi An & Hoi An Tour

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, along with the 200- year old Tan Ky house which have signs of both Japanese and Chinese influences on the architecture, 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 11 | 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, grottoes 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 up to the most notable Ba Na Hills where we visit Debay Wine Cellar – an unique work built by French architects, 9 flower gardens with 9 interesting stories and Linh Ung pagoda that is located at around 1,500 meters above sea level. Resume to the popular Golden Bridge which is supported by 2 giant hands and it is one of Vietnam’s top destinations for breathtaking, grabbing picturesque panoramic views of Da Nang City and gain the beautiful mountainous landscapes.

Return to our awaiting car, drive directly to a booked hotel for check in and Overnight in Da Nang.

DAY 12 | Da Nang – Overland to Hue & Hue Imperial City Tour

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. After tour ended, we transfer you to airport for flight departure to Hanoi Capital.
Overnight in Hue

DAY 13 | Flight to Hanoi & Hanoi City Tour

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight departure to Hanoi. Upon arrival, our escort guide and driver welcome you at airport then transfer directly to a booked hotel for check in.

After check in, we leave to visit 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.

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.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 14 | 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 15 | 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 awaiting shuttle bus back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 16 | Hanoi - 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 standard 3* hotels and cruise we normally recommend and tour price will be quoted basing on these hotel categories or similar. If you prefer higher standard, 4 – 5* budgets or any luxury hotels and cruises in your mind, please don’t hesitate 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
Hanoi Emotion Hotel’s sole purpose is to enhance your trip to Vietnam. On-site restaurants will serve some famous local delights, while their bar offers cool refreshing beverages. Putting aside its luxury, Hanoi Emotion Hotel is situated within close proximity to Temple of Literature, Fine arts museum, One Pilar Pagoda, offering a great cultural experience to all travelers.
www.hanoi-emotion.com/default.aspx

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 private tailor-made tour provides plenty of flexibility, 100% free hassle that ensures you’re satisfied with the journey. 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, Halong Bay

Tour Type: Cultural, Historical, Classic, Private, Leisure

DAY 1 | Phnom Penh – Arrival
DAY 2 | Phnom Penh City Tour & Dinner Cruise
DAY 3 | Phnom Penh Highlight By Cyclo & Flight to Siem Reap
DAY 4 | Full Day Angkor Discovery
DAY 5 | Something Unique & Tonle Sap Lake
DAY 6 | Vermicelli Making/Tasting & Phnom Kulen Waterfall
DAY 7 | Siem Reap – Flight to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
DAY 8 | Cu Chi Tunnels & Saigon City Tour
DAY 9 | Mekong Delta River
DAY 10 | Flight to Da Nang, Overland to Hoi An & Hoi An Tour
DAY 11 | Hoi An – Da Nang, Marble Mountain & Golden Bridge
DAY 12 | Da Nang – Overland to Hue & Hue Imperial City Tour
DAY 13 | Flight to Hanoi & Hanoi City Tour
DAY 14 | Hanoi to Halong & Halong Bay Cruise
DAY 15 | Halong Bay Cruise & Halong to Hanoi
DAY 16 | Hanoi – Departure

At a Glance
2 nights in Phnom Penh
4 nights in Siem Reap
3 nights in Ho Chi Minh
1 night in Hoi An
1 night in Da Nang
1 night in Hue
2 nights in Hanoi
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 hotel/cruise
  • Experienced local English speaking tour guide as programmed
  • Round trip airport transfers
  • Travel in a private air conditioning car/minivan
  • Round trip by shuttle bus to/from Halong Bay
  • 2 bottled water & 2 wet issues/touring day
  • Meals are mentioned in program
  • Internal/domestic flight tickets
    – Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
    – Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh
    – Ho Chi Minh to Da Nang
    – Hue to Hanoi
  • All entrance fees per program
  • All sightseeing & activities as programmed
  • Boat excursion as programmed
  • Vietnam approval visa letter (If required)

Package NOT Included

  • Cambodia & Vietnam visa
  • All stamping fees/airport taxes
  • 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 | Phnom Penh City Tour & Dinner Cruise

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.30am 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, resume visit the National Museum; the world’s most important collection of Khmer sculpture and carvings, we enjoy guided orientation around Wat Phnom with interesting legendary of founding Phnom Penh Capital.

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 3 | Phnom Penh Highlight By Cyclo & Flight to Siem Reap

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.00am (or 8.30am) 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.

Say goodbye to Phnom Penh then transfers to airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, our escort guide and driver welcome you at airport then transfer directly to hotel for check in and have your own free time in the evening.
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 Khmer set lunch at a local restaurant near temples.

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 | Something Unique & Tonle Sap Lake

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 – one of the stilt house villages located at the edge of Tonle Sap Lake. We process to embark a private sheltered boat, enjoy sightseeing along the canal before the excursion reaches the stilt houses. The boat slides slowly through high stilted houses, come across the highlight of fishing activities. Witness how life works on the water and how people make the lake as home. Resume by canoe to explore the mangrove forest with pleasant surroundings, we may see water-birds and monkeys before we dock to our regular boat to see the great lake of Tonle Sap, unlock Tonle Sap’s eco-system and its rich biosphere.

Evening, transfer to have Khmer set dinner followed by Apsara traditional dance performance at Por Cuisine restaurant (or similar).
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 6 | Vermicelli Making/Tasting & Phnom Kulen Waterfall

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Breakfast is at hotel. We set off at 8.30am out of the hassle city to Preak Dak village to observe locals making vermicelli in traditional way and you’ll have chance to enjoy this famous Khmer vermicelli soup with your choices of fresh vegetables. Next, we drive to Phnom Kulen Mountain, the journey passes beautiful countryside, rice fields dotting with palm trees arriving at Phnom Kulen. Phnom Kulen is one of Cambodia’s national parks that provides wonderful adventure & leisure day trip and also a great place to cool off under its falls. We’ll have a guided walking tour to visit Preah Ang Thom – the reclining giant reclining Buddha statue. Witness historical site of 1000 linga carvings and sacred pool where you observe the white clear water source comes out of the ground-pool all year round. Resume the tour to the beautiful waterfall where we can refresh, bathe and swim.

Near the waterfall there are some handmade huts where we enjoy local lunch & fresh coconut. Indulge the relaxation and feel the nature until late afternoon then we transfer you back to hotel. One the way, stop to visit palm sugar village with observing palm sugar making (dependable of the time) and see other various palm handicrafts.
Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 7 | Siem Reap - Flight to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Enjoy the rest of your free time in Siem Reap then transfers (no guide) to airport for flight departure to Saigon, Vietnam.

Upon arrival, our escort guide and driver welcomes you at airport then transfer directly to your hotel in Saigon for check in and have your own free time.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 8 | 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 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 | Flight to Da Nang, Overland to Hoi An & Hoi An Tour

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, along with the 200- year old Tan Ky house which have signs of both Japanese and Chinese influences on the architecture, 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 11 | 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, grottoes 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 up to the most notable Ba Na Hills where we visit Debay Wine Cellar – an unique work built by French architects, 9 flower gardens with 9 interesting stories and Linh Ung pagoda that is located at around 1,500 meters above sea level. Resume to the popular Golden Bridge which is supported by 2 giant hands and it is one of Vietnam’s top destinations for breathtaking, grabbing picturesque panoramic views of Da Nang City and gain the beautiful mountainous landscapes.

Return to our awaiting car, drive directly to a booked hotel for check in and Overnight in Da Nang.

DAY 12 | Da Nang – Overland to Hue & Hue Imperial City Tour

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. After tour ended, we transfer you to airport for flight departure to Hanoi Capital.
Overnight in Hue

DAY 13 | Flight to Hanoi & Hanoi City Tour

Meal: Breakfast
Breakfast is at hotel. Transfer to airport for flight departure to Hanoi. Upon arrival, our escort guide and driver welcome you at airport then transfer directly to a booked hotel for check in.

After check in, we leave to visit 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.

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.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 14 | 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 15 | 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 awaiting shuttle bus back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 16 | Hanoi - 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 standard 3* hotels and cruise we normally recommend and tour price will be quoted basing on these hotel categories or similar. If you prefer higher standard, 4 – 5* budgets or any luxury hotels and cruises in your mind, please don’t hesitate let us know then we will provide quotation accordingly.

Hotel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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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
Hanoi Emotion Hotel’s sole purpose is to enhance your trip to Vietnam. On-site restaurants will serve some famous local delights, while their bar offers cool refreshing beverages. Putting aside its luxury, Hanoi Emotion Hotel is situated within close proximity to Temple of Literature, Fine arts museum, One Pilar Pagoda, offering a great cultural experience to all travelers.
www.hanoi-emotion.com/default.aspx

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

+ About Tour!

Why This Private Tour!

This private tailor-made tour provides plenty of flexibility, 100% free hassle that ensures you’re satisfied with the journey. 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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