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Surf through the best of Vietnam and Cambodia in 9 days. Discover the greatest landscapes: Halong bay, Mekong floating market. Visit the historical places in Cambodia including Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Ta Prohm and much more.

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Time & Place Activity & Meal (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
means car Day 1


Hanoi

Arrival in Hanoi. Our driver meets you at airport and transfers you to your hotel. After a refreshment, Visit the most famous places in Hanoi.
Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
means boat cruise Day 2


Halong bay

Hanoi – Halong bay. Transfer to Halong bay. Lunch after boarding. Cruising through thousand amazing islands and islets, visit Surprising Cave, kayaking, swimming, relax on boat at night.
Overnight on boat.
(B,L)
means airplane Day 3


Halong bay

Cruise back to the pier. Pass by Halong Pearl Farm, relax and have lunch on boat and say goodbye to the crew. Back to Hanoi. Transfer to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
(B,L,D)
means car Day 4


Ho Chi Minh

Morning, breakfast at hotel. Visit some famous places in the city. Afternoon, leave Ho Chi Minh for Cu Chi. Explore Cu Chi tunnel.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
(B,L)
means car Day 5


Mekong Delta

Leave Ho Chi Minh for My Tho and Ben Tre. Take a boat trip on mekong river to a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, walking through the fruit plantation village.
Overnight in Can Tho.
B,L
means boat cruise Day 6


Mekong Delta

Phong Dien floating market, rice noodle making village, Cai Rang floating market.
Go back and overnight in Ho Chi Minh.
B,L
means airplane Day 7


Siem Reap

Morning, take a flight from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap.
Afternoon, visit Beng Mealea which is located 40km east of the main group of temples at Angkor. Beng Mealea is one of the most mysterious temples at Angkor.Go back and overnight in Siem Reap.
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means car Day 8


Siem Reap

Morning, visit to the antique capital of Angkor Thom. Afternoon, visit Angkor Wat the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor. Evening, enjoy buffet dinner and watch Khmer Traditional Dance Show at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
B,D
means car Day 9


Siem Reap

Morning, visit the Angkor National Museum at 7.30am. After that, take a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake for sightseeing. Enjoy lunch and spend your leisure time in Siem Reap until we transfer you to airport for your departure flight home.
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Detailed itinerary – Click here
*B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 01: HANOI – ARRIVAL:

Arrival in Hanoi. We welcome you at the airport and transfer you to hotel. After check in the hotel, our guide takes you to visit some famous places in Hanoi.
You will start the tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ho Chi Minh Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-palace. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts where he used to live in the past. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, built by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. Continue to visit the Temple of Literature (Quoc Tu Giam) – Vietnam’s first University constructed in 1070. Its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam’s past.
Have lunch at local restaurants. Proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum. After that we will take you to Hoan Kiem Lake, see the peaceful water, and visit Ngoc Son Temple. Take an hour cyclo tour around the bustling old quarter to see the ordinary life in Hanoi.
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At 18.00, Back to your hotel. It’s your free time now to have dinner and a short while to explore the streets of Hanoi. Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

DAY 02: HANOI – HALONG BAY (B,L,D)

Around 8.00am, our guide picks you up at hotel and transfer to Halong bay. Arrive in Halong at 11.45am. The captain and crew welcome you aboard. Savor the delicious lunch as boat pass through thousands of Islands and Islets with different shapes.
After the lunch, explore the biggest and the most amazing cave in Halong Bay –Surprise Cave. Then Kayaking for an hour around the fishing village and discover the life of community there. Then back to boat for Sunset Party, get to calm, clean water place for swimming. Enjoy delicious and romantic dinner with some barbecue courses.
In the evening, free time for entertainment with the funny plays such as squid fishing, karaoke program, stars watching on sundeck… Spend romantic night on boar.
stay overnight on boat in Halong bay.

DAY 03: HALONG BAY – HANOI – HO CHI MINH (B,L)

In the morning, breakfast, fruits, coffee and tea are served on board. Cruise further and stop-over at a pearl farm to sea real peace cultivated by local fisherman. After that, we continue cruising further, go throught many islands and islets to discover the hidden charm of the bay.
Join a cooking class opened right on the cruise for all the people are interested in cooking, especially cooking Vietnamese food. Cruise back to the prier while having lunch. Say goodbye to the crew and disembark. Get on bus to go back to Hanoi. Arrival in Hanoi around 04.30pm. Transfer staight to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh, we welcome you at airport and transfer to hotel.
Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

DAY 04: HO CHI MINH – CITY TOUR (B)

Morning, at 07.30am, start the city tour in Ho Chi  Minh. We start the trip by visiting Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office, followed by exploring the Reunification Palace, and the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum, (Drop you off at Ben Thanh Market for shopping if we have enough time).
Afternoon, leave Ho Chi Minh for Cu Chi. Explore Cu Chi Tunnels. Located 60km from HCMC, Cu Chi is now a popular spot for both Vietnamese & foreign tourists – the network of over 200km of tunnels became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. In their heyday, the tunnels were functioning underground cities including numerous trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers & kitchens. Finish the tour at around 05.30pm.
Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

DAY 05: HO CHI MINH – MEKONG DELTA – CAN THO (B,L)

8.00, Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of water coconut trees along natural canals. Have a short cycling tour (applied for private tour/if time permitted) then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho. Free time to visit the bustling Can Tho market.
Stay overnight at hotel in Can Tho.

DAY 06: MEKONG DELTA – FLOATING MARKET (B,L)

After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market which is at its busiest at this time of day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Visit a second floating market (Cai Rang). Break for lunch. Return to Ho Chi Minh.
Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

DAY 07: HO CHI MINH – SIEM REAP (B)

Morning, enjoy breakfast at hotel. After that, we transfer you to airport for flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, our driver waits you at airport and takes you to hotel. Spend your little leisure time in the morning.
Afternoon, visit Beng Mealea. A spectacular sight to behold, Beng Mealea. located 40 km east of the main group of temples at Angkor, Beng Mealea is one of the most mysterious temples at Angkor, as nature has well and truly run riot. Exploring this titanic of temples, built to the same floorplan as Angkor Wat, is the ultimate Indiana Jones experience. Built in the 12th century under Suryavarman II, Beng Mealea is enclosed by a massive moat measuring 1.2km by 900m.
Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

DAY 08: SIEM REAP – ANGKOR THOM, ANGKOR WAT (B,D)

In the morning, visit to the antique capital of Angkor Thom (literally: “Great City”), located in present day Cambodia, was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. Continue your visit at the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
Continue your visit to Ta Prohm, one of the most beautiful temples in Angkor. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Neak Pean, a fountain built in the middle of a pool (representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake), Ta Som, built in late 12th century C.E. the most distant temple on the grand circuit, small but classic.
In the afternoon, visit Angkor Wat the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture.
Before ending the tour today, enjoy a wonderful sunset scenery from the Top of Phnom Bakhen Hill.
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
 

DAY 09: SIEM REAP – TONLE SAP LAKE – DEPARTURE (B,L)

Morning, enjoy breakfast at hotel. We start the tour by visiting Angkor National Museum at 7.30am.
Angkor National Museum is an archaeological museum dedicated to the collection, preservation and presentation of Angkorian artifacts, also to provides information and education about art and culture of Khmer civilization, with collections mainly dated from Khmer Empire’s Angkor period circa 9th to 14th-century. Most of the artifacts are discovered in and around the Angkor archaeological sites nearby. The museum is located in Vithei Charles de Gaulle No. 968, Siem Reap, Cambodia, on the way between downtown Siem Reap to northern road leading to Angkor ancient city.
After that, take a boat trip for sight-seeing on Tonle Sap Lake, the Great Lake of Cambodia. It is one of the largest lakes in Asia. Here, enjoy a brief cruise past floating villages complete with schools, restaurants, and hospitals.
Leave the lake and head to downtown to visit Artisan’s D’angkor, the caving art school. Continue your visit to Wat ThmeiWat Thmei near Charles de Gaulle Boulevard in Siem Reap, Cambodia where you will find a small memorial stupa which contains the skulls and bones of victims killed during the regime of the Khmer Rouge during 1975 – 1979.
Transfer to Siem Reap airport for your departure flight.
End of the journey!


PRICE IN USD per person

Option
Hotel grade
Saver
2 star
Deluxe
3 star
Luxury
4 & 5 star
Group tour 750 850 1399
Private tour 1100 1199 1750

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Domestic flights.
  • Accommodation during the tour.
  • Kayakking: Safe, clean and nice.
  • Room on boat with AirConditioner in Halong bay.
  • Meals mentioned (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
  • Transfer as per tour program.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Entrance fees.

EXCLUDES:

  • Drinks.
  • Visa
  • Other personal expenses.