14 Days Vietnam & Cambodia Highlights Tour. One Trip - Two Countries

14 Days Vietnam & Cambodia Highlights Tour. One Trip - Two Countries

Tour price: 2100 USD
Length: 14 Days
City: from Ha Noi
Tour code: VI-MUL09
Highlight: Discover the best of two very different worlds in this two week epic package. See all the highlights of both Vietnam and Cambodia including Ha Long Bay, Hoi An, the Mekong Delta, Phnom Penh and Angkor Wat. Rich in culture, landscapes, food and history, this package is a feast for the eyes, stomach and heart and will leave you with lasting memories of magical Indochina forever.

Inclusions

Inclusion:

- Accommodation as in itinerary hotel in  DBL/TWN share with daily breakfast

- Boat trip

- English speaking local guides (spot guides)

- Entrance fees for mentioned visits

- Group Cu Chi tunnels tour

- Group Halong bay cruise tour

- Group My son tour

- Group Mekong delta tour

- Phnom Penh group tour

- Angkor tours

Exclusion:

- International airfare to Vietnam and from Cambodia

- Beverage for all meals

- Personal expenses as telephone, laundry, etc.

- VAT tax

Price& Available

PRICE: 2011USD per Person

HOTEL LIST:

DESTINATION

HOTEL NAMES

Hanoi

La Belle Vie hotel/ Flower or Angel Palce

Hoian

Like hotel or Kim An hotel

Ho Chi Minh City

Le Duy Hotel or Signature Saigon or Ha Hien Hotel

Phnom Penh

Le Grand Palais hotel or Similar

Siem Reap

Casa Angkor hotel / City River hotel or Similar

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL

Pickup upon arrival in Hanoi and transfer to the city centre to check-in. Overnight Hanoi.

DAY 2: HANOI - HA LONG BAY CRUISE (B,L,D)

Drive through green rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay. You will board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim (if weather permits) before visiting a grotto of gigantic stalactites and stalagmites. Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea.

Overnight on a junk. [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

DAY 3: HA LONG BAY - BOAT CRUISE - HANOI (B,L)

Spend the morning cruising through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning to the wharf.  Our bus will take you back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 4: HANOI  FREE DAY and OVERNIGHT TRAIN TO DA NANG (B/-/-)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today, you are free to visit Hanoi Old Quarter, see the water puppet show until transfer to Hanoi Train Station for solf – Sleeping train to Da nang. Time you need to spend on the train is around 13 hours. On the train you can view our beautiful country along the coastal line. You also stay overnight on the train and reach Danang train station at around 11.30 am next day

DAY 5: DANANG - HOIAN (-)

Train arrive at around 11.30 am. We will pick up and transfer to Hoi An Ancient town. Check in hotel in the ancient town and relaxing. Overnight in Hoian.

DAY 6: MY SON HOLY LAND TOUR (B/L/-)

08:00 Our guide will come to meet you at your hotel and then drive to My Son, a World Heritage, 40 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries. Have lunch in the local restaurant. Finish tour at your hotel.

DAY 7: HOI AN - AIRPORT TRANSFER - FLIGHT TO HCMC- PICK UP- CHECK IN HOTEL (B )

After breakfast at your hotel and you are free till airport transfer. Today, you will have a flight to Ho Chi Minh city and stay overnight at the most touristic area of Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 8: SAIGON - MEKONG DELTA (B/L/-)

8:am, our tour guide welcome you at your hotel, then transfer to the City of My Tho by bus. During 2hours bus drive to My Tho you will have chance to see many activities of local people while travel along the road and enjoy nice scenery of green rice paddy fields. We stop at Ben Luc in Long An province to visit a Cao Dai temple- the unique religion of Vietnam, taking pictures, listen to the guide explain about the temple architecture and Cao Dai religion philosophy.

Continue going to My Tho, where we take a boat trip along Mekong River by motor-boat. During a boat cruise along Mekong River you will have a chance to see fish cages, floating house and the activities on the River.

The boat take you to Xep canal, where is the place you totally escape from the busy town. The boat cruise in the coconut trees canal takes you to a small islet. We disembark and have a walk around the village. Stop at a local family to enjoy tropical fruit, taste honey tea, honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music, performance by the villagers.

Continue walking on the village’s road and have a horse cart trip along village road. Get off for a rowing boat in the small canal to the motor-boat and then head to the restaurant on the other islet. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food at a local family.

Enjoy lunch under tree shadow you will feel the life is so beautiful.

Back to Ho Chi Minh in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 9: SAIGON - CU CHI TUNNELS  (B)

08:30 Pick up at your hotel. Excursion Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnels network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence. It took about 25 years to build this underground city, which has living rooms, kitchens, hospitals, weapon factories, storage facilities and command centre. The tunnel system was an excellent way for the Vietcong to move around the countryside undetected by the Americans and home to around 10,000 people who lived underground for several years.

Before we go underground, we watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. We then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. We then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City, arriving at approximately 13.00pm. Free time in the afternoon for discover the town by yourself.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 10: SAIGON - PHNOM PENH (-)

7:00am pick up at the hotel and transfer to the bus for a bus trip to Phnom Penh.

On arrival, you will be welcome by our tour guide and transfer to hotel.  Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 11: PHNOM PENH TOUR     (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, you will explore the capital city with the bustling Central Market, the Independence Monument, WatOunalom. Set- Lunch at local restaurant. Then we continue our trip to the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum and the notorious “Killing Fields” of ChoeungEk, which provides a deep Insight into the painful rule of the Khmer Rouge.You will also visit Royal Palace, the sacred Silver Pagoda, which is well known for its 5000 silver tiled floor .

Overnight in Cardamom Hotel, Phnom Penh.

DAY 12: PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAP BY BUS           (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. You will be transferred by Bus (Tourist’s public bus) from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (314 Km=6 Hours) passing through three provinces, Kandal, Kampung Cham and KomPung Thom.  On arrival, you will be met by our tour guide in Siem Reap and transferred to hotel.

Late lunch will be serving at local restaurant.

Free time in the afternoon.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY13: ANGKOR TEMPLE  FULLDAY TOUR     (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel

Visit south gate of Angkor Thom with two rows of its huge statues of demons and gods depicting the churning of the ocean of milk arranged on both sides of stone bridge andBayon temple, a forest of heads, built in late of12th century by king Jayavarman VI as a Buddhist state temple. Then, visit terrace of elephant, which used to be a base for the king’s grand audience hall; Terrace of Leper king supposed that it was a terrace housed the royal crematory. Then you will visit an amazing view of Ta prohm Temple which has been deliberately left as it was discovered. At Ta Prohm kapok trees clasp the sanctuaries in their mighty roots.

Set-Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon, visit Pre Rup temple, a classic example of temple-mountain, and the last without continuous galleries; Eastern Mebon, Ta som, NeakPean, a unique ancient hospital built in the reign of king Jayavarman VI (1181-1220) which has been seen as a representation of Anavatapta, a miraculous lake in Himalayas that cures all illnesses; and Preah Khan, a large temple built on the site of battle that ended in Ankor’s downfall at the land of the Cham. Preah Khan was also really a kind of university, housing a number of masters and students.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 14:  DEPARTURE                         (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free at leisure until transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure.


 

 

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL

Pickup upon arrival in Hanoi and transfer to the city centre to check-in. Overnight Hanoi.

DAY 2: HANOI - HA LONG BAY CRUISE (B,L,D)

Drive through green rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay. You will board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim (if weather permits) before visiting a grotto of gigantic stalactites and stalagmites. Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea.

Overnight on a junk. [Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner]

DAY 3: HA LONG BAY - BOAT CRUISE - HANOI (B,L)

Spend the morning cruising through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning to the wharf.  Our bus will take you back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 4: HANOI  FREE DAY and OVERNIGHT TRAIN TO DA NANG (B/-/-)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today, you are free to visit Hanoi Old Quarter, see the water puppet show until transfer to Hanoi Train Station for solf – Sleeping train to Da nang. Time you need to spend on the train is around 13 hours. On the train you can view our beautiful country along the coastal line. You also stay overnight on the train and reach Danang train station at around 11.30 am next day

DAY 5: DANANG - HOIAN (-)

Train arrive at around 11.30 am. We will pick up and transfer to Hoi An Ancient town. Check in hotel in the ancient town and relaxing. Overnight in Hoian.

DAY 6: MY SON HOLY LAND TOUR (B/L/-)

08:00 Our guide will come to meet you at your hotel and then drive to My Son, a World Heritage, 40 km southwest of Hoi An. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia's greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries. Have lunch in the local restaurant. Finish tour at your hotel.

DAY 7: HOI AN - AIRPORT TRANSFER - FLIGHT TO HCMC- PICK UP- CHECK IN HOTEL (B )

After breakfast at your hotel and you are free till airport transfer. Today, you will have a flight to Ho Chi Minh city and stay overnight at the most touristic area of Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 8: SAIGON - MEKONG DELTA (B/L/-)

8:am, our tour guide welcome you at your hotel, then transfer to the City of My Tho by bus. During 2hours bus drive to My Tho you will have chance to see many activities of local people while travel along the road and enjoy nice scenery of green rice paddy fields. We stop at Ben Luc in Long An province to visit a Cao Dai temple- the unique religion of Vietnam, taking pictures, listen to the guide explain about the temple architecture and Cao Dai religion philosophy.

Continue going to My Tho, where we take a boat trip along Mekong River by motor-boat. During a boat cruise along Mekong River you will have a chance to see fish cages, floating house and the activities on the River.

The boat take you to Xep canal, where is the place you totally escape from the busy town. The boat cruise in the coconut trees canal takes you to a small islet. We disembark and have a walk around the village. Stop at a local family to enjoy tropical fruit, taste honey tea, honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music, performance by the villagers.

Continue walking on the village’s road and have a horse cart trip along village road. Get off for a rowing boat in the small canal to the motor-boat and then head to the restaurant on the other islet. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food at a local family.

Enjoy lunch under tree shadow you will feel the life is so beautiful.

Back to Ho Chi Minh in the afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 9: SAIGON - CU CHI TUNNELS  (B)

08:30 Pick up at your hotel. Excursion Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnels network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence. It took about 25 years to build this underground city, which has living rooms, kitchens, hospitals, weapon factories, storage facilities and command centre. The tunnel system was an excellent way for the Vietcong to move around the countryside undetected by the Americans and home to around 10,000 people who lived underground for several years.

Before we go underground, we watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. We then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers. We then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City, arriving at approximately 13.00pm. Free time in the afternoon for discover the town by yourself.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 10: SAIGON - PHNOM PENH (-)

7:00am pick up at the hotel and transfer to the bus for a bus trip to Phnom Penh.

On arrival, you will be welcome by our tour guide and transfer to hotel.  Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 11: PHNOM PENH TOUR     (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. After breakfast, you will explore the capital city with the bustling Central Market, the Independence Monument, WatOunalom. Set- Lunch at local restaurant. Then we continue our trip to the Tuol Sleng Prison Museum and the notorious “Killing Fields” of ChoeungEk, which provides a deep Insight into the painful rule of the Khmer Rouge.You will also visit Royal Palace, the sacred Silver Pagoda, which is well known for its 5000 silver tiled floor .

Overnight in Cardamom Hotel, Phnom Penh.

DAY 12: PHNOM PENH - SIEM REAP BY BUS           (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. You will be transferred by Bus (Tourist’s public bus) from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap (314 Km=6 Hours) passing through three provinces, Kandal, Kampung Cham and KomPung Thom.  On arrival, you will be met by our tour guide in Siem Reap and transferred to hotel.

Late lunch will be serving at local restaurant.

Free time in the afternoon.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY13: ANGKOR TEMPLE  FULLDAY TOUR     (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel

Visit south gate of Angkor Thom with two rows of its huge statues of demons and gods depicting the churning of the ocean of milk arranged on both sides of stone bridge andBayon temple, a forest of heads, built in late of12th century by king Jayavarman VI as a Buddhist state temple. Then, visit terrace of elephant, which used to be a base for the king’s grand audience hall; Terrace of Leper king supposed that it was a terrace housed the royal crematory. Then you will visit an amazing view of Ta prohm Temple which has been deliberately left as it was discovered. At Ta Prohm kapok trees clasp the sanctuaries in their mighty roots.

Set-Lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon, visit Pre Rup temple, a classic example of temple-mountain, and the last without continuous galleries; Eastern Mebon, Ta som, NeakPean, a unique ancient hospital built in the reign of king Jayavarman VI (1181-1220) which has been seen as a representation of Anavatapta, a miraculous lake in Himalayas that cures all illnesses; and Preah Khan, a large temple built on the site of battle that ended in Ankor’s downfall at the land of the Cham. Preah Khan was also really a kind of university, housing a number of masters and students.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

DAY 14:  DEPARTURE                         (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free at leisure until transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure.