14 DAYS PACKAGE TOUR THE BEST OF VIET NAM & CAMBODIA
- Tour code: IP-P06
- Duration: 14 DAYS 13 NIGHTS
- Explore Ha Noi capital of Viet Nam: visit Ngoc Son Temple, Tran Quoc pagoda on the West Lake, visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum, visit One-Pillar Pagoda, visit the Ethnology Museum, visit the Temple of Literature
- Traveling Ha Long World Heritage visit vast caves and white sand beaches, take to the water for a swim or a kayak
- Discover Hoi An ancient town visit Japanese Covered Bridge. Visit village: Lantern, silk, wood…..in Hoi An
- Explore MeKong delta which connect 6 different countries, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, visit coconut candy mill enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea and folk music
- Explore Cu Chi tunnel which included the special constructed living areas
- Explore Angkor Wat the “7th Wonders’ of the World, sightseeing some famous temple
Day 1: ARRIVAL IN HANOI
Arriving at Noi Bai airport, we will greet you at airport with Welcome signboard and then you will be transfered to hotel in Hanoi - the capital city of Vietnam, is an elegant city located on the banks of the Red River with tranquil Restored Sword Lake at its heart.
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 2: HANOI FULLDAY CITY TOUR
On this fullday excursion you will get to explore and learn about everything Vietnamese, from the oldest pagoda, and the first university of Vietnam, to present day religious practises and ethnic minorities. You’ll hear the foklore tales about the turtle of sword lake, at the Ngoc Son Temple, as well visiting the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh - the leader of the Viet Cong Army, that defeated the americans in the 20 year war, and later became both prime minister and president. With no stones left unturned, this tour is everything you wanted to know about Vietnam, to better understand this exciting country.
In the morning, tour guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at the hotel in Hanoi old quarter and Hanoi Opera House then depart for the Hanoi city full day tour. Our first stop is named Tran Quoc pagoda on the West Lake, the oldest pagoda in Vietnam.
Then we will visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ho Chi Minh Museum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and off to one side of the Mausoleum is the One-Pillar Pagoda which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 - the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.
After that, we visit the colorful traditions of the 54 ethnic groups of Viet Nam, in the Ethnology Museum. Then bus takes you to a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter, have a rest and enjoy some lunch.
In the afternoon, we visit the Temple of Literature, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi, also functioned as Vietnam's first university. It was first constructed in 1070, under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. A vast structure that has existed to present day.
We drive to the legendary Hoan Kiem Lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple, dedicated to Van Xuong Saint and former general commander Tran Hung Dao, for his struggle against Mongolians. You will also see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake.
16:00 - 16:30: Arrive at the hotel in Hanoi old quarter and Hanoi Opera House.
Day 3: HANOI – HALONG WORLD HERITAGE - OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE
With over 1600 islets, countless towering limestone karsts and hidden jungle caves, Vietnam’s “Bay of Descending Dragons” is a must-see destination for every traveller to Southeast Asia. Stay for 1 night in the bay aboard a Halong Bay cruise to experience all that this magical landscape has to offer.
Wake early to meet your driver at your hotel for transfer to the ports of Halong Bay. Relax on the 3.5 hour journey, ready for 2 days 1 night of exploring ahead. At the port, board your traditional junk boat and set sail through the emerald green waters of Halong Bay. Admire the endless islands and jungle-clad limestone karsts of this fascinating UNESCO World Heritage site and sit down to a delicious lunch on the sundeck of the boat.
In the afternoon, head off of the boat to visit vast caves and white sand beaches, hidden among the towering rock formations, and take to the water for a swim or a kayak. Then attend a cooking demonstration with our Chef to learn one of the most popular cuisines in Vietnam
In the evening, there is plenty of time to relax on the junk's sundeck, before a sumptuous dinner with your fellow guests.
Day 4: HALONG – HANOI
Take advantage of the cool morning breeze to start your day. Enjoy breakfast while you sail through the majestic peaks.
Then we will hike to visit cave or panoramic sea views
Back on your boat, enjoy lunch then head back to the marina. Spend your last few hours soaking up the scenery before the journey back to Hanoi. Arrival in Hanoi at late afternoon,
Overnight in Hanoi
Day 5: HANOI FREE AT LEISURE – TRAIN TO DANANG
You are free at leisure until our driver will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to railway station for night train.
Day 6: DANANG – HOIAN ANCIENT TOWN
Arrival Danang, our driver will pick you up and transfer to Hoian.
At 14:30 P.M, we will start visiting Hoian. You will be charmed by Hoi An, one of Vietnam’s most picturesque towns. Meet with a knowledgeable local guide for this introductory, half day Hoi An city tour, learning all about its illustrious past as a trading port. Take a walk through town, seeing remarkably well-preserved traditional houses that have withstood 200 years of weather and war. Learn about the prosperous merchants who used to live in these homes, trading with buyers from all over the world.
Make a stop at the Japanese Covered Bridge, one of two such bridges in Vietnam. The bridge spans a small waterway and was built more than 400 years ago to connect the Japanese community with the Chinese who lived on the other side of the water. Admire the carvings and paintings inside the bridge, learning about their symbolism and cultural significance.
Take a walking tour around the old sections (charming and wonderfully preserved, combining Chinese, Japanese and European influences). Visit village: Lantern, silk, wood…..in Hoi An. We will eat at a local restaurant and then back to hotel at around 18:30 P.M
Overnight in Hoian
Day 7: HOIAN – FREE AT LEISURE
You are free at leisure in Hoian for beak break or take bicyle for explore ancient town.
Overnight in Hoian
Day 8: HOIAN – DANANG - FLY TO HO CHI MINH
You are free a leisure until be transferred to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. Our driver will hold welcome signboard with your name on then transfer to hotel in Ho Chi Minh for check in.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
Day 9: EXPLORE FULLDAY MEKONG DELTA
Over 60 million people depend on the Mekong Delta for their primary source of income or sustenance and it connect 6 different countries. We will pick you up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city then transfer to My Tho by 2,5 hour drive.
On arrival at My Tho, after visiting Vinh Trang pagoda, take a motor boat to enter My Tho city through Bao Dinh natural canal. Take a leisurely cruise on the Tien River to view the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.Visit the coconut candy mill and take a boat trip along the small canal on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals.
Enjoy lunch at the local restaurant, then visit the coconut candy mill and take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals.
Meet at the bus and return to Ho Chi Minh City. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 10: CU CHI TUNNEL TOUR
Pick up from your hotel to transfer to the Cu Chi tunnels. The trip to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours by bus. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions during times of war.
Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. You will also see and learn about the many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla fighters food during the war) will be served. Break time for relax or time for those who want to try their aim on the shooting range, firing the same model guns that were used in the war.
Return to Saigon.
Day 11: HO CHI MINH – BUS TO PHNOM PENH
You are free at leisure until we transfer to bus station for day bus to Phnom Penh. Arrival in Phnom Penh, You will be transfer to your selected hotel. (Hotel check in time 2pm.) Relax at the hotel for freshen up. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 12: PHNOM PENH – S21 – RUSSIAN MARKET – BUS TO SIEM REAP
Morning after breakfast at hotel, enjoy Phnom Penh city tour visit Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda that located in the same compound. Next, visit Toul Sleng, the Genocide Museum . We stop at Russian Market for souvenir shopping and lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon transfer to Siem Reap by express bus or van (no tour guide). Arrival Siem Reap pick up by our driver and transfer to your selected hotel. Dinner on own account and overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 13: FULLDAY ANGKOR COMPLEX – DINNER WITH APSARA SHOW
After breakfast, we begin to visit Angkor Wat the “7th Wonders’ of the World” and the world largest temple with excellent masterpiece of carvings, sculptures and perfect structure. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, we visit the impressive South Gate of Angkor Thom.
Then, we visit Bayon temple, the second main temple of Cambodia after Angkor Wat. After that, we visit Baphoun which is an enormous Hindu mountain temple constructed in early 11th century. Next, we walk along the Terrace of the Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King.
After that, we explore Ta Prom, another Buddhist temple covered by dense tropical forest where Tomb Raider Movie was filmed. Visit Banteay Kdei, a grand Buddhist temple built inlate 12th century. Sras Srong, 1000 year old man-made lake. We could either visit sunset Pre Rup Temple. Back to town, Buffet dinner with Khmer traditional show at local restaurant and overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 14: SIEM REAP DEPARTURE
Your driver will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your onward flight home.
End of services!
- Carefully selected accommodation with daily breakfast
- Meals at local restaurant as indicated
- English-speaking local guide in each destination
- Tour activity as mentioned
- Land transfers by air-con vehicle including airports pick up & drop off
- Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
- Cruise in Halong bay
- Boat trip in Mekong delta & Tolesap
- A bottle of water for guided day tour
- Vietnam & Cambodia visa
- Night train ticket: Hanoi - Danang
- Domestic flight: Danang – Ho Chi Minh
- Express bus: Ho Chi Minh – Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
- Compulsory dinner for New Year & Christmas
- Travel insurance
- Late checkout, early check-in
- Drinks, laundry, tips, person
- Other not stated above
|Hotel||Price/ Person||Single Supplement|
|Hotel 3*||860 USD||569 USD|
|Hotel 4*||1029USD||860 USD|