Vietnam and Cambodia impression

Tour duration: 13 days / 12 nights

Travel Spots: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Nha Trang

Transport: flight, cruise, train

Price: from $ 1350/ pp

ITINERARY

Along the way, visitors will have the opportunity to explore vibrant cities, learn about the rich history and culture of the region, sample delicious local cuisine, and meet friendly locals

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Welcome to the capital of Vietnam!
Upon arrival, you`ll be greeted by our tour guide for the transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is left free for your own exploration of the city and rest at leisure. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Meal: dinner. 

Depart from Hanoi early this morning for a 3,5 journey to Halong Bay. This is one of the most spectacular sights in Southeast Asia with some 3,000 postcard-perfect islands jut out of the emerald waters in the Gulf of Tonkin. 
As the cruise sets sail further into the bay, you`ll have time to admire the seascape or enjoy the boat`s activities such as cave visiting or kayaking. 

Accommodation: cabin cruise in Halong Bay.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

The program this day takes you further into the bay where you can visit floating caves or kayaking to floating villages. Mid-morning we will disembark the cruise and return to Hanoi for the flight to Danang.
Transfer to your hotel in Hoi An. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.
Meals: breakfast, lunch.

The sightseeing day kicks off with a drive to My Son, the spiritual home of the Cham civilization. My Son houses many timeless pagodas and unique Cham architects remaining from the 4th century. 
On the way back to Hoi An, enjoy a guided walk to tour the most outstanding attractions of this Unesco-listed city: Chinese temples, ancient houses, the Japanese bridge, and the fascinating Hoi An market. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.
Meal: breakfast. 

 

Hoi An is home to 2 of the most beautiful Vietnam beaches: An Bang and Cua Dai. 
Suggestion for your free day: 
Option 1: half-day beach hopping then attend the Hoi An Memory Show.
Option 2: half day biking or typical Hoian basket tour in the morning and keep the afternoon for beach relaxation. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.
Meal: breakfast. 

After breakfast, we transfer to Da Nang airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh - the cultural and economic hub of southern Vietnam. 
Spend the afternoon exploring the iconic attractions including the Reunification Palace, the War Remnants Museum and the Notre Dame cathedral. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Meal: breakfast.

Cu Chi tunnels played an important role in the Vietnam War. This underground network was used by the Viet Cong during the war with various functions and expanded up to the Cambodian border. 
This morning, we will travel by boat to experience Saigon`s city view and then explore the system of Cu Chi. Return to the city for your leisure in the afternoon.

Accommodation: hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
Meal: breakfast.

Today, we say goodbye to Vietnam and take a short flight to Siem Reap, a very charming city by the Mekong River. Transfer to your hotel.
The rest of the day is to soaking up the atmosphere of the city or simply enjoying your hotel pool.

Accommodation: hotel in Siem Reap.
Meal: breakfast.

Rise early for a mesmerizing sunrise over Angkor Wat. Marvel at its grandeur and delve into the history of the Khmer Empire. Wander through its intricately carved corridors and witness the ongoing reverence of local shrines. The next stop is Ta Prohm, where nature intertwines with ancient architecture, evoking a sense of a forgotten realm. 
In the afternoon, continue your exploration of Angkor with a visit to Angkor Thom, the royal city adorned with the enigmatic faces of the Bayon temple. Explore its terraces and carvings before concluding the day with a sunset vista at West Baray, accompanied by local beers and snacks.

Accommodation: hotel in Siem Reap. 
Meals: breakfast, lunch. 

Today, we drive to Tonle Sap Lake, a picturesque part of Mekong River which boasts unique Cambodian lake culture. Embark on a boat ride to Chong Kneas Floating Village, experiencing daily life on the water. Afterward, visit an Artisan Dangkor workshop before returning to the hotel. 
The highlight of this afternoon is our trip to Wat Damnak, one of the most sacred pagodas in town with French colonial architectural influence. Enjoy a private blessing ceremony with local monks, followed by a traditional wrist-threading ritual. 
Optional activity for the evening: Khmer Cultural Dance Show with buffet. 

Accommodation: hotel in Siem Reap.
Meal: breakfast

Leave Siem Reap for a flight to Phnom Penh, the bustling capital of Cambodia. After settling in your hotel, we hop on a style tuk-tuk tour to experience the true local life along the Mekong River. There are stops to try authentic Cambodian street foods and market visits. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh.
Meal: breakfast

After breakfast, tour the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, prime examples of Khmer architecture dating back to 1866, initially built by the French. The Royal Palace is the residence of King Sihamoni, while the Silver Pagoda boasts a floor adorned with 5,329 solid silver tiles. 
Then, visit the iconic Psar Thmei, known as the Central Market, characterized by its art deco design resembling a Babylonian ziggurat. Conclude your sightseeing with a visit to the National Museum, an architectural gem designed in 1917 by French architect Groslier. 

Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh.
Meal: breakfast.

The day is left for your leisure or shopping until our driver picks you up for your departure flight.

Accommodation: not included.
Meal: breakfast

inclusion of this tour

WHAT`S INCLUDED

Accommodation

All hotel nights (overnight on train/cruise per itinerary)

Meals:

All breakfasts and lunches in tour days

Transport:

Private car with A/C, internal flights

Travel team:

Private tour guide, private drivers

Experiences

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Visa Arrangement :

We`’ll help you to arrange the visa

WHAT`S NOT INCLUDED

International Flights

Flights to/ from the destination

Travel Insurance

For the time you travel

Meals not included in the itinerary

Drinks and meals not mentioned

Personal Expenses :

Shopping or personal purchases

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