17 Days Splendors Of Vietnam And Cambodia 2017

17 Days Splendors Of Vietnam And Cambodia Tour Package

Starting from the French colonial city of Hanoi, make you way slowly down to Ho Chi Minh City, enjoy the most beautiful places in Vietnam and then end the trip by immersing yourselves among the magnificent temples in Angkor Wat, Cambodia.

DAY 1 HANOI ARRIVAL

Arrive to Noibai Airport. You will be greeted by our guide and driver and transfer to hotel. Check in and have a restful overnight stay at the hotel.

DAY 2 HANOI

The full day tour takes you around Hanoi’s highlights sites including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh Museum and his stilt house, Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda. You also have chance to visit historic University – The Temple of Literature, that dates back to the 11th century; learn about Buddhist practices in a serene lakeside pagoda. Visit the famous Ethnology Museum. Back to the Old Quarter to walk through the narrow streets that were famous for its specialized craft making guilds, the guild streets are named for their product or location and still bear such names nowadays; and then join in an unique water puppet show that features the Viet folklores and culture. Overnight in Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 3 HANOI / HALONG

At 08:00, you leave Hanoi for Halong Bay and board a boat, enjoying lunch while cruise through the bay. The magical bay is home to thousands of limestone islands rising from the waves like dragons’ teeth. Later in the afternoon, you will visit an interesting fishing village with opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. Back on board, you will enjoy cocktails or cooking classes while watching the sunset, before indulging in a lavish dinner onshore. Afterwards, you can choose to do anything from joining movie night, playing board games, or relaxing at the beauty spa before retiring for the night.

Notes: –  Return transfers Hanoi -Halong-Hanoi by the cruise’s shuttle bus, pick up & drop off at your hotel. It is recommnd bringing a small bag of valuable things & necessary travel items for 2 day use when getting on board, you can leave the main luggage at the hotel and will pick up on return.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4 HALONG / HANOI

You will start the day with a morning Tai Chi exercise and an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, you will be taken to a beautiful limestone grotto before returning to the junk for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. You will then have free time to enjoy the Hanoi from the late afternoon till the nightlife and staying overnight in your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5 HANOI / HUE

Enjoy your free time until you are transferred to the airport for your flight to Hue. You are welcome by our local driver in Hue and transfer to hotel. Check in hotel and some leisure time. Afternoon visit to the famous Citadel & Tu Duc Tomb followed by a royal style dinner to show off the nice and sophisticated cuisine of Hue.

Overnight in Hue.

Meal: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6 HUE CITY TOUR

Morning to embark the cruise on the Huong River, stop at Dong Ba Market and buy necessary food for a cooking class with our chef. Visit Thien Mu Pagoda – the symbol of Hue City and back to the boat for a scenic cruise to Thuy Bieu village. Arrive on Thuy Bieu and visit the garden house, ancient ancestral temples, an incense making family to discover the daily life of local people. Come back to Thuy Bieu restaurant for a cooking class where you will prepare lunch by yourself. After lunch, relax with a short herbal foot bath and massage.  Back to hotel and overnight in Hue.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7 HUE / HOI AN

Follow by the Ancient citadel is an ancient town – Hoi An. After a rewarding drive through the scenic Ocean Clouds Mountain Pass (Hai Van pass) with a stop in Cham Museum and Marble in Danang, you will arrive to the well-known Hoi An ancient town. Check in hotel and leisure time. Overnight in Hoi An.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 8 HOI AN

A half day wandering through the picturesque streets of this 16th century trading port, where the buildings remind us of its Chinese, Japanese, French and Vietnamese architectural styles; Visit the Chinese Embassy Halls, Japanese Covered Bridge, Phuc Kien Pagoda & Tan Ky House. Afternoon will be free time to for shopping or relax. Overnight in Hoi An.

Meal: Breakfast

DAY 9 HOI AN / DANANG/ HCMC

This morning our driver will pick you up at the hotel and transfer to airport for morning flight to Saigon. On arrival, welcome by our guide & driver, then drive to downtown and check into your hotel. In the afternooon, we start our half-day vcity tour of Ho Chi Minh City including the Old Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, Independence Hall, War Remnants Museum. Eening is at leisure and overnight in HCMC.

Meal: Breakfast

DAY 10 HCMC / CAO DAI / CU CHI

This morning, we transfer to Tay Ninh where the Cao Dai Temple located, to observe a colorful but solemnly midday service. Caodaism is a combination of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity. After lunch, we continue our drive to explore the complicated network of underground tunnels in Cu Chi, which were used by the V.C and guerilla fighters during Vietnam War. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 11 HCMC / MEKONG DELTA

Depart from Saigon to Mekong Delta, discover the lush beauty of the Mekong Delta as you wind your way down narrow canals on a sampan that glides along fruit orchards, paddy fields and sleepy villages; visit a floating market, where vendors display the delta’s bounty of fruits and vegetables on their boats. However busy selling and buying, they will never forget to throw you happy smiles and wave at you. Overnight onboard.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12 MEKONG DELTA / HO CHI MINH CITY

Breakfast on board, then continue to cruise the Mekong delta before you head back to the wharf where your vehicle is waiting to take you back to HCMC. Balance of the day is at leisure or last minutes shopping in the busy streets of Saigon. Overnight in HCMC.

Meal: Breakfast

DAY 13 HO CHI MINH / PHNOM PENH

Breakfast in hotel, transfer to airport for flight to Phnom Penh. You are welcome at airport and transfer to the hotel check in. Early afternoon, we start our visit to the famed Royal Palace including Royal Residence, the Throne Hall, the Silver Pagoda and other buildings. The Silver Pagoda (Wat Preah Keo Morokat) is one of the city’s most visited sites and offers a display of priceless Buddhist and historical objects. The Pagoda draws its name with more than 5,000 silver tiles, which cover a floor in the temple. The building serves less as a functioning shrine, no monks currently reside here, than a repository of cultural treasures such as the famous Emerald Buddha and many other valuable statues. From there we will take the cyclo ride to visit Wat Phnom, the symbol of Phnom Penh. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 14 PHNOM PENH

Breakfast at hotel – morning explore the National Museum’s collection of Khmer art, which displays over 5,000 objects including statues and other artifacts from Angkor Wat. Then we discover Phnom Penh’s Psar Toul Tom Pong, known as the Russian Market, a great place to hunt for souvenirs, curios, and silks. After lunch at a local restaurant, we visit the Toul Sleng Prison Museum and the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek-both grim reminders of Cambodia’s bloody past under Pol Pot. It is almost inconceivable to confront the nature of true evil here in this gentle land, but the Buddhist memorial at Choeung Ek, commemorates the 1.7 million victims of the 1975-79 Pol Pot regime. This excursion may prove distressing for some. It is, however, an important piece of this country’s historical and cultural puzzle. This evening, we will enjoy an hour cruise on the Mekong River before sunset. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 15 PHNOM PENH / SIEM REAP

Breakfast at hotel – transfer to the airport for the flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to the hotel check in (the room might be ready). The same morning, we will continue your visit the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers that embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man’s creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature. Afternoon, drive to Choueng Kneas village, where you will take the boat to visit the way of life Cambodian poor people along with schools, restaurants, hospitals and much more floating on the great lake of Tonle Sap. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 16 SIEM REAP

The sightseeing tour of Angkor area we spend a full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with Colums, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple. The same afternoon, we will take Tuk Tuk ride (the common taxi in Cambodia) to cruise around the suburb of Siem Reap, then to visit Artisan D’angkor workshop and local old market “ Psar Chas”. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 17 SIEMREAP

Breakfast at the hotel – Free at own leisure or last minute shopping for souvenirs until check out time and transfer to the airport for your flight home. End of services.

Meal: Breakfast

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Trip Inclusive
  • International flights
  • All private transfer and transportation.
  • Accommodation shared in Twin room with daily breakfast
  • Experienced local English speaking guides
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Internal flights: HCM – Danang, Hue - Hanoi
  • Water and tissues on coach
  • Services charges and government tax
  • Approval document for visa on arrival (1 month single entry)
  • 4 Star Deluxe Accommodation
Trip Exclusive
  • Beverage
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • Compulsory dinner and peak season surcharges
  • Vietnam visa stamping fee
  • Others not mentioned above
  • Bank transfer or bank service surcharges