11 days / A look to Cambodia & Vietnam
Imagine a country full of ancient and modern history, saturated with beautiful religious monuments, teeming with wildlife, and lush with rice fields, grasslands, and rivers. This is probably not how most people think of Cambodia, but after travelling through the country on this 11-day tour, your opinion is likely to change. Get off the tourist trail and let our travel experts show you the real heart of Cambodia.
Day 1: Phnom Penh / Arrival
Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 2: Phnom Penh
Morning, visit the notorious Choeung Ek Killing Fields & Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21 prison) which serve as a testament to the crimes of the Khmer Rouge (From 1975–1979. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch, take some minutes at Independent Monument for photo taking. After that, visit the opulent Royal Place, home to Cambodia’s Royal family, and its Silver Pagoda. Continue your visit at The National Museum with its superb collection of Khmer art. The last place to visit today is Wat Phnome, the most famous buddhist temple in Phnom Penh.
Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Day 3: Phnom Penh → Kampong Thom
A tour to Kampong Cham and Kampong Thom. Visit the beautiful French colonial architecture, visit some nearby villages and meet local people. See impressive sunset view from the top of Phnom Santuk.
Overnight in Kampong Thom.
Day 4: Kampong Thom → Siem Reap
Heading out to north of town, visit Sambor Prei Kuk, a jungle-enclosed temple complex, very less touristy and worth your visit. See the melding of architecture with nature surrounding. Lunch with local food. Continue towards Siem Reap.
On arrival in Siem Reap, check-in at the hotel and leisure in the afternoon.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 5: Siem Reap
Morning, visit to the antique capital of Angkor Thom. Continue your visit at Ta Prohm, one of the most beautiful temples in Angkor. Lunch at a local restaurant.
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.
Day 6: Siem Reap
At 8.00am, we drive out of the city to go to Koh Ker. Abandoned to the forests of the north, Koh Ker, capital of the Angkorian empire from AD 928 to AD 944. It takes about 1.5 hour to reach Koh Ker. On arrival, we start to explore the complex.
10.30am, we drive back to Siem Reap. On the way back, we stop at two famous temples: Prasat Neang Khmaw & Prasat Pram. Lunch at a local restaurant near Beng Mealea temple.
1.30pm, we visit Beng Mealea temple. Enjoy a short walk through the dense jungle and discover the wonders of an overgrown temple, Beng Mealea, which lay undiscovered for centuries. We proceed to the last one that we visit today, Banteay Srey, the “gem” of the Angkor area.
Overnight in Siem Reap. (B,L)
Day 7: Siem Reap → Hanoi
Morning, your leisure for your relaxation in Siem Reap. Afternoon, we transfer you to airport for flight to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 8: Hanoi
Hanoi city tour. Visit some famous places in Hanoi that includes The Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son Temple and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.
Take a cyclo tour for sightseeing around the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Watch video
Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)
Day 9: Hanoi → Halong bay
Morning, enjoy breakfast at hotel. We leave Hanoi for Halong bay around 8.00am. Upon arrival in Halong, embark and have delicous lunch onboard. We cruise through thousand amazing islands and islets during the lunch. After lunch, take a refresh in your room before visiting Surprising Cave, kayaking, swimming… Go back to the boat, get a drink and enjoy a sunset scenery in the bay.
Overnight on boat in Halong bay.
Day 10: Halong bay → Hanoi
Morning, breakfast on board. Cruise further and stop at a Pearl Farm village. Continue cruising through many islands and islets to explore the hidden charm of Halong bay. Lunch on board while going back to the prier. Transfer back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 11: Hanoi / Departure
Breakfast at hotel. Your leisure time in Hanoi to explore the city on your own until we transfer you to airport for your departure flight.
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The price includes:
- Hotels & accommodations.
- Meals as mentioned (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- English speaking local guide
- Transfers as mentioned
- Entrance fees.
- Personal expenses
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