Best of Vietnam and Cambodia 15 days

See the best of Vietnam and Cambodia. With 3 day of cruise, you will go further to see the magnificent Halong Bay. Visit Hue and learn more about Vietnam history. Enjoy peaceful time in Hoi An where you see the ancient town. Head to the south and explore Cu Chi tunnel became legendary when they played a vital role in the War. Come to see the ordinary life of Southern Vietnamese people on Mekong river before taking a boat trip to Cambodia. Admire the greatest temples which Cambodia is famous for.

Highlight:

- 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. shopping and walk around old quarter of Hanoi.
- Spend romantic night on board of cruise and bungalow on island in Halong Bay
- Enjoy a Performance of Vo Kinh Van An – a Vietnam Traditional Kungfu in Hue
- Visiting My Son Holly Land – the ruins of Cham people and was an imperial city during Cham dynasty.
- Visit a popular spot for the tunnels were functioning underground cities, Cu Chi Tunnels.
- Explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river and Cai Rang floating markets which are the liveliest in the whole religion
- Visit Capital City of Cambodia, Phnom Penh is fairly young, only rising to the role in 1866, but is still a city steeped in tradition and history, offering several cultural and historical sights. 
- Visit to Siem Reap City serves as the gateway to the millennium-old ruins of Angkor. Designated as World heritage site


Short Program:

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival
Day 2: Hanoi City tour
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay
Day 4: Halong Bay
Day 5: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Hue
Day 6: Hue - Hoi An
Day 7: Hoi An
Day 8: Saigon
Day 9: Saigon
Day 10: Mekong Delta
Day 11: Mekong Delta
Day 12: Phnom Penh
Day 13: Siem Reap
Day 14: Siem Reap
Day 15: Departure

Travel Tips

Trip start  : Hanoi
Trip finish  : Siem Reap

Group Size

Maximum of 15 traveler per group  

Single traveler

The price state base on twin or triple sharing, if you traveling alone need compulsory single supplement apply.

Accommodation:

2 nights hotel in Hanoi, 1 night on cruise in Halong Bay, 1 night on island, 1 night in Hue, 2 nights in Hoi An, 2 nights in Ho Chi Minh, 1 night in Can Tho, 1 night in Chao Doc, 1 night in Phnom Penh, 2 nights in Siem Reap 

Check in time: 14:00 PM
Check out time: 12:00 PM

Meals

14 Breakfasts at hotel, 13 Lunches, 3 Dinners 

Transport

Air con mini bus, van or coach, kayak, domestic fly

Detail Itinerary:

DAY 1: Arrival in Hanoi.

Pick you up at the airport then transfer to hotel in Old Quarter of Hanoi for your accommodation. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Stay overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

Meal: N/A 
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi 


DAY 2: Hanoi – City tour 
After having breakfast the tour guide and shuttle bus will arrive to pick up you to join Hanoi city tour at 8.30am. 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. (Read more about these attractions) An hours cyclo tour around the bustling old quarter to experience ordinary life in Hanoi. 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. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi 


DAY 3: Hanoi – Halong bay  
Around 08.00, Our guide Pick you up at your hotel and go to Halong bay on a shuttle bus. Take a rest at Humanity center and enjoy local specialties. Arrival in Halong at 11.45. The captain and crew welcome you aboard. Savor the delicious lunch as boat pass through thousands of Islands and Islets with different shapes. After 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 board and overnight on board.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Cruise in Halong Bay


DAY 4: Halong bay – Nam Cat island 
Breakfast, tea and coffee will be served on boat. After breakfast, Start cruising to visit Van Gia floating village and passing by Halong Pearl Farm. Then take a local boat to Lan Ha bay and biking at Catba national park, to visit Viet Hai village, in the valley of the heart of Cat Ba National Park. Visit Nam Cat Island and having lunch. In the afternoon, Swimming or kayaking activities to explore the untouched area in LanHa bay. Visit Monkey island. At 15:30, Check in the Deluxe Bungalow on Nam Cat island – Catba Sandy Beach resort. Free time for kayaking and swimming in private island. Your leisure time to relax & swimming. Dinner and overnight in the bungalow on Nam Cat island.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Bungalow on Island in Halong Bay


DAY 5: Halong bay – Hue
Morning, breakfast with coffee or tea and photo hunting. After breakfast, our bus takes you to Cai Beo harbor, get on “Day Boat”, back boat. Then visit Ba Hang Fishing Village by tender to experience the lifestyle of local people. Back to boat restaurant to join cooking class and enjoy lunch. At 11.45, Disembark and transfer back to Hanoi. Transfer straight to airport for flight to Hue. Stay overnight at hotel in Hue.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue


DAY 6: Hue – City tour 
At 08.00, Our guide and driver pick you up at your hotel to discover Hue. We visit is Emperor Minh Mang’s Mausoleum, Emperor Khai Dinh’s Mausoleum. Enjoy a Performance of Vo Kinh Van An – a Vietnam Traditional Kungfu. Continue our visit to Emperor Tu Duc’s Mausoleum. Stop on the way to see how conical hats and incense sticks are made. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Afternoon, visit Imperial capital during Nguyen Dynasty and the seven – storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Return by boat on the gentle Perfume River and do not miss the sunset on the river. You will come back your hotel at 17.30pm to pick up your luguage. Transfer to Hoi An. Stay overnight at hotel in Hoi An.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An


DAY 7: Hoi An – Visit My Son Sanctuary and city tour 
Morning, at 8.00, Our guide picks you up at hotel and leave Hoi An for visiting My Son Holly Land – the ruins of Cham people and was an imperial city during Cham dynasty. Here you can have more chance to explore and understand of technique of Old Cham people in making red bricks to build Tower which still now a secret to everyone, you can see a large complex of religious relics that comprises more than 65 architectural works. It also surprises for those who are curious with architectural art. In 1999, UNESCO labeled the Cham architecture in My Son as a World Cultural Heritage Site. Moreover, you have chance to enjoy traditional music performed by Cham girls in their colorful uniforms. Afternoon, we will discover the city of Hoi An by foot. The historic town which used to be a prosperous seaport city from the 16th to 18th centuries is now a beautiful city that can’t be missed while touring the South East Asian region. While walking through the city, we will visit Hoi An’s Colorful Local Market, Tan Ky Old House, Fu Jian Assembly Hall, and the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge. Travelers can also see local residents raise silkworms and produce silk for Hoi An’s burgeoning textile industry. Stay overnight at hotel in Hoi An.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An


DAY 8: Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh 
Morning, your leisure time to go around Hoi An for sight-seeing and shopping. Afternoon, transfer to Danang Airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh. Transfer to hotel. Checkin the room and take a rest before go out for street exploring and shopping in Ho Chi Minh. Evening, enjoy your dinner on Bon Sai Cruise, a restaurant boat, and listening to Vietnamese traditional music while dining. Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

Meal: Breakfast, Dinner on Cruise 
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh


DAY 9: Ho Chi Minh – City tour 
Morning, Ho Chi Minh City tour. 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. Afternoon, visit Cu Chi Tunnels. Located 60km from Ho Chi Minh city, 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. Stay overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh


DAY 10: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong delta: Visit My Tho, Ben Tre 
Around 8.00am, Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields. On arrived 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 the water coconut trees along natural canals. Have a short cycling tour (if we have enough time) 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 fruit plantations and villages. Transfer to Can Tho city. Stay overnight at hotel in Can Tho.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho


DAY 11: Mekong delta -Visit floating market – Chau Doc 
Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river (Bassac River), then proceed to Cai Rang floating markets (Alt: Visit Phong Dien floating market) which are the liveliest in the whole religion. Have you ever tasted Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Well, now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to pass a “Monkey bridge” which is built by only one stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden. Stop for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc, continue the tour to visit Tra Su, getting to the wild birds Sanctuary, cruising smoothly with small boats to discover the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest, watching storks, cranes and other tropical birds. Back to the Town, hotel check in. Stay overnight at hotel in Chau Doc.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc


DAY 12: Mekong delta – Phnom Penh, Cambodia 
After breakfast, take a rowing boat trip through the floating village and visit the fish farm to see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish from their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority in their traditional weaving village. Transfer to a speed boat for the final part of the journey to Phnom Penh. Arrive at Sisowath tourist dock in Phnom Penh around 02.00pm. After your rest, visit to the Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town. Visit the Silver Pagoda, located within the grounds of the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. Continue your visit at the National Museum. This is one of Phnom Penh’s true architectural gems. The Museum is instantly recognizable with its warm red terracotta and its gracefully cured roof topped by dozens of guardian nagas. It was designed in Khmer style in 1917 by famed French architect Georges Groslier & Ecole Des Arts Cambodgiens. Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh


DAY 13: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap 
Morning, transfer from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, check-in the hotel and have lunch. Afternoon, visit some famous temples in Siem Reap including: East Mebon, Ta Som, Neak Panan, Preah Khan, Pre Rup. The East Mebon is a 10th Century temple at Angkor, Cambodia. Built during the reign of King Rajendravarman, it stands on what was an artificial island at the center of the now dry East Baray reservoir. Ta Som is a small temple at Angkor, Cambodia, built at the end of the 12th century for King Jayavarman VII. It is located north east of Angkor Thom and just east of Neak Pean. Neak Pean at Angkor, Cambodia is an artificial island with a Buddhist temple on a circular island in Preah Khan Baray built during the reign of King Jayavarman VII. It is the “Mebon” of the Preah Khan baray. Preah Khan is a temple at Angkor, built by the King Jayavarman VII. Preah Khan is, like Ta Prohm, a place of towered enclosures and shoulder hugging corridors. However, the temple of Preah Khan is in a reasonable state of preservation and ongoing restoration efforts should maintain and even improve this situation. Pre Rup is a temple at Angkor, Cambodia, built as the state temple of Khmer king Rajendravarman and dedicated in 961 or early 962. It is a temple mountain of combined brick, laterite and sandstone construction. Evening, enjoy buffet dinner and watch Khmer Traditional Dance Show (Apsara Show) at a local restaurant. Stay overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap


DAY 14: Siem Reap – Explore Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat
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.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap


DAY 15: Siem Reap – Boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake – Departure 
After breakfast at hotel, 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. Transfer to Siem Reap airport for your departure flight. End Of The Tour!

Meals: Breakfast , Lunch
Accommodation: N/A


Price are inclusive of: 

- Domestic flights.
- Hotels and accommodations as per itinerary.
- Transfer and transport as per itinerary.
- Halong bay: Kayakking – safe, clean and nice.
- Halong bay: Room on boat with Air-conditioner.
- Meals mentioned (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner).
- English speaking guide.
- Entrance and sightseeing fees.
- Visa Approval letter 

Price are exclusive of:

- Drinks.
- Tips
- Personal expenses.
- Visa fee

Amendment

If amendment by traveler, then amendment fees are not charged unless we were charged by third party supplier. 

Rate & Price 

All rates in the tariff are quoted base on USD, net rate with non-commission. We may charge a fee for making a booking on your behalf with a 3% of administrative fee for payment made by credit card. 

Liability 

• We shall not be responsible for any accident, natural disaster, damages, personal injuries, change of time table or other irregularities beyond its control. 
• Additional expenses incurred due to delay, accident, natural disaster, political action & unrest, must be borne by the traveler them self. 
• We reserves the right to change the itinerary with or without prior notice if found in the best interest of all concerned. 

Cancellation by Customer

    • More than 15 days prior to check in: 10% of total tour price.
    • From 14 to 3 days prior to check in: 50% of total rates.
    • Less than 3 days prior to check in: 100% of total rates.
    • No show: 100% of total rates.

Refund

• No refund in full or deductions in part will given for services included in the program that are not utilized after the commencement of tour. 
• a full refund of tour value will be remitted to you by reasons of force majeure (war, riots, Civil, disturbance, strikes, natural disasters, Terrorists activities of threat of such, closure of airport or cancellation of international or domestic air time table services ) 

Travel Insurance 

We strongly recommend that, should you purchase personal travel insurance before your traveling. 

Deposit & Payment Method 

• a deposit 50% of total invoice is required to secure the booking and should receive immediately to upon the booking confirm. The rest of the payment should be done 7 days before arrival or cash upon arrival. 
• A full payment of domestic or international flight in the region must be received 3 days after seat confirmed to avoid automatic cancellation, any amendment made once air tickets have been issued may incur fees from third party provider. 
• Failing to comply with this condition may result in cancellation of all reservation and arrangements without period notice. 

    Child Policy

    If less than 2 years, we notify as infant which is 10% charge of adult rate, otherwise child policy will be applied as bellow: 
    • Child under 12 years old without extra bed charge 50% of adult fee 
    • Child under 12 years old with extra bed charge 90% of adult fee 
    • Child under 12 years old sharing room with 1 adult charge 100% of adult fee

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