VIETNAM CAMBODIA DISCOVERY 16 DAYS

Duration: 16Days/15Nights
Highlights: This combination trip provides you the best part of Vietnam and Cambodia, from the spectacular Ha Long bay to the majestic temple of Angkor. From the historical and charming center parts of Vietnam to the exciting Mekong delta. This is a memorable journey of history and culture.
Trip Code: VNCAM 16 DAYS
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Group Size: Small group
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Descriptions

BRIEF ITINERARY:

Day 1 Arrival in Hanoi

Day 2 Hanoi City tour

Day 3 Hanoi - Halong bay

Day 4 Halong Bay - Hanoi

Day 5 Hanoi - Fly to Hue

Day 6 Hue

Day 7 Hue - Hoi An 

Day 8 Hoi An - Free day 

Day 9 Hoi An - My Son 

Day 10 Hoi An - Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnel 

Day 11 Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta 

Day 12 Mekong - Ho Chi Minh City 

Day 13 Ho Chi Minh City 

Day 14 Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap 

Day 15 Angkor Temple complex 

Day 16 Siem Reap Departure

 

Day 1 Arrival in Hanoi (D)

Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement

Accommodations: La Dolce Vita Hotel 

After the flight we will be transferred to accommodation in our hotel. Tonight we will have a meal in one of the fine restaurants in Hanoi.

Today Dinner included

Day 2 Hanoi City tour (B, L)

Accommodations: La Dolce Vita Hotel 

Site visited: Ho Chi Minh Complex, Ba Dinh Square, Temple of Literature, Ethnology Museum, 

Hanoi’s Old Quarter, Water Puppet Show

In the morning we will visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, His House on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the outside of the Presidential Palace and the Temple of Literature which was Vietnam's first University. In the afternoon we will go to the intriguing Ethnology Museum followed by an hour on a cyclo (a pedal rickshaw) being taken round the old quarter of Hanoi. Then we can enjoy the ancient and unique water-puppet show.


Notes: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum opening time: Open from Tuesday to Thursday and weekends from 8 Am to 11pm. Closed on Mondays and Fridays. The mausoleum is closed for two months of the year, usually October and November, when Ho Chi Minh’s body is maintenance.

Day 3 Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Accommodations: Halong Sail Cruise

Site visited: Halong Bay, Caves

In the morning we depart Hanoi for Halong Bay. When we are there we cruise in this secluded bay, marveling at 3000 limestone peaks that emerge from the emerald water. We have opportunity to visit spectacular limestone cave, swim from our boat, and especially we can do kayaking to explore the hidden charm part of the bay. Overnight on Junk Cruise.

Day 4 Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)

Site visited: Hallow Caves, Islands

Accommodations: La Dolce Vita Hotel 

In the morning we do some more kayaking to explore Luon cave and from here we are kayaking toward Turtle islet, Human Head islet, and the Saddle islet. After having lunch on boat we will leave Ha Long for Hanoi.

  

Day 5 Hanoi - Fly to Hue (B)

Transfer via: Vietnam Airlines

Accommodations: Hue Queen Hotel

Site visited: Hue Citadel, Imperial City, Forbidden Purple City

This morning we catch a one-hour flight to Hue. Arriving Hue we can look forward to exploring the superb sights of the city. In the afternoon we explore the Citadel, the Imperial City and the Forbidden Purple City.

Day 6 Hue (B)

Accommodations: Hue Queen Hotel

Site visited: Perfume River, Thien Mu Pagoda, Tu Duc Tomb, Dong ba market

This morning we make our way down to the Perfume River to embark on a riverboat journey. We visit the Thien Mu pagoda (The Pagoda of the Heavenly Lady). After that we continue to the elaborate Tu Duc tombs of the Nguyen emperors. On our return we visit Dong Ba market.

Day 7 Hue - Hoi An (B)

Accommodations: Thuy Duong 3 Hotel

Site visited: Lang Co beach, Hai Van Pass, Cham Museum, Marble Mountain, My Khe beach, Hoi An town

We travel through the high pass of Hai Van with its spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean en route to Hoi An. On the way we also visit Cham museum, My Khe beach and the marble village. In the afternoon we will enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town with its narrow, winding streets, visiting the Fukien Assembly Hall, the 200 year old Tan Ky house, the Japanese covered bridge, the Hoi An Museum and the handicraft workshops. After that we are free to go shopping, go to the nearby beach, or even have some clothes made which can be picked up the very next day.

Day 8 Hoi An - Free day (B)

Accommodations: Thuy Duong 3 Hotel

Today we are free at our leisure.

  

Day 9 Hoi An - My Son (B)

Accommodations: Thuy Duong 3 Hotel

Site visited: My Son world Heritage site

Today we visit My Son, a relic of the Cham civilization which dates back from the 4th to the 12th century. We will return at noon giving us more time to explore quaint Hoi An. We also can take part in a cooking class showing us how to prepare the best Vietnamese and Hoi An specialties.

Day 10 Hoi An - Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnel (B)

Transfer via: Vietnam Airlines

Accommodations: Sapphire Hotel Ho Chi Minh City

Site visited: Cu Chi Tunnel

We will take a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City early this morning, and after breakfast we will head for the legendary Cu Chi Tunnels. In the early afternoon we will return to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), a fascinating mix of old and new for us to explore at our leisure.

Day 11 Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta (B, L, D)

Accommodations: Basic local home stay

Site visited: Mekong Delta: local house, orchard gardens, canal, cottage industries workshops

We head for the mighty Mekong delta today. At Vinh Long town we will board a local boat so we can zigzag through the intricate waterways of the Mekong. We will lunch at a local house, stop to visit cottage industries and spend the night at the simple lodging of a local family in the Mekong delta.

Day 12 Mekong - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

Accommodations: Sapphire Hotel Ho Chi Minh City

Site visited: Cai Be floating market

Our day will begin with a boat trip along the endless waterway of the mighty Mekong River to Cai Be floating market, one of the most beautiful floating markets in the region. After that we have chance to see how the local people making: pop corn, and rice paper. In the afternoon we go back to Ho Chi Minh City, and the rest of the day at leisure.

  

Day 13 Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

Accommodations: Sapphire Hotel Ho Chi Minh City

Site visited: Notre Dame cathedral, General Post Office, Formal Presidential Palace, Museum of War Remnants, Ben Thanh market. 

Today we tour around the city to visit the highlights of Saigon including: Notre Dame cathedral, General Post Office, Formal Presidential Palace, Museum of War Remnants, and Ben Thanh market.

Day 14 Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Riep (B)

Transfer via: Vietnam Airlines

Accommodations: Steung Siem Reap Hotel

Site visited: Rolous Temples group, hilltop temple Phnom Bakheng 

Today we bid farewell to Vietnam and after a short flight we arrive Siem Riep. In the afternoon we begin to explore Angkor with the Rolous group of temple before climbing to the hilltop temple of Phnom Bakheng for a spectacular sunset. 

Today Breakfast included

Day 15 Angkor Temple complex (B)

Accommodations: Steung Siem Reap Hotel

Site visited: Pre Rup, East Mebon, Banteay Srey, Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom

After breakfast we drive out to the Pre Rup and East Mebon visit Banteay Srey (the Woman temple). In the afternoon we explore the majestic Angkor Wat - The Wonder of the World - a truly memorable experience.

Day 16 Siem Riep Departure (B)

Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement

Site visited: Pre Rup, East Mebon, Banteay Srey

This morning we visit the ruins of Ta Prohm (the Jungle Temple) before heading to Banteay Kdei. In the afternoon, we will be transferred to airport for our departure flight home.

 

Day 1 Arrival in Hanoi (D)
Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement
Accommodations: La Dolce Vita Hotel 
After the flight we will be transferred to accommodation in our hotel. Tonight we will have a meal in one of the fine restaurants in Hanoi.
Today Dinner included
Day 2 Hanoi City tour (B, L)
Accommodations: La Dolce Vita Hotel 
Site visited: Ho Chi Minh Complex, Ba Dinh Square, Temple of Literature, Ethnology Museum, 
Hanoi’s Old Quarter, Water Puppet Show
In the morning we will visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, His House on stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda, the outside of the Presidential Palace and the Temple of Literature which was Vietnam's first University. In the afternoon we will go to the intriguing Ethnology Museum followed by an hour on a cyclo (a pedal rickshaw) being taken round the old quarter of Hanoi. Then we can enjoy the ancient and unique water-puppet show.
Notes: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum opening time: Open from Tuesday to Thursday and weekends from 8 Am to 11pm. Closed on Mondays and Fridays. The mausoleum is closed for two months of the year, usually October and November, when Ho Chi Minh’s body is maintenance.
Day 3 Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Accommodations: Halong Sail Cruise
Site visited: Halong Bay, Caves
In the morning we depart Hanoi for Halong Bay. When we are there we cruise in this secluded bay, marveling at 3000 limestone peaks that emerge from the emerald water. We have opportunity to visit spectacular limestone cave, swim from our boat, and especially we can do kayaking to explore the hidden charm part of the bay. Overnight on Junk Cruise.
Day 4 Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
Site visited: Hallow Caves, Islands
Accommodations: La Dolce Vita Hotel 
In the morning we do some more kayaking to explore Luon cave and from here we are kayaking toward Turtle islet, Human Head islet, and the Saddle islet. After having lunch on boat we will leave Ha Long for Hanoi.
  
Day 5 Hanoi - Fly to Hue (B)
Transfer via: Vietnam Airlines
Accommodations: Hue Queen Hotel
Site visited: Hue Citadel, Imperial City, Forbidden Purple City
This morning we catch a one-hour flight to Hue. Arriving Hue we can look forward to exploring the superb sights of the city. In the afternoon we explore the Citadel, the Imperial City and the Forbidden Purple City.
Day 6 Hue (B)
Accommodations: Hue Queen Hotel
Site visited: Perfume River, Thien Mu Pagoda, Tu Duc Tomb, Dong ba market
This morning we make our way down to the Perfume River to embark on a riverboat journey. We visit the Thien Mu pagoda (The Pagoda of the Heavenly Lady). After that we continue to the elaborate Tu Duc tombs of the Nguyen emperors. On our return we visit Dong Ba market.
Day 7 Hue - Hoi An (B)
Accommodations: Thuy Duong 3 Hotel
Site visited: Lang Co beach, Hai Van Pass, Cham Museum, Marble Mountain, My Khe beach, Hoi An town
We travel through the high pass of Hai Van with its spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean en route to Hoi An. On the way we also visit Cham museum, My Khe beach and the marble village. In the afternoon we will enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town with its narrow, winding streets, visiting the Fukien Assembly Hall, the 200 year old Tan Ky house, the Japanese covered bridge, the Hoi An Museum and the handicraft workshops. After that we are free to go shopping, go to the nearby beach, or even have some clothes made which can be picked up the very next day.
Day 8 Hoi An - Free day (B)
Accommodations: Thuy Duong 3 Hotel
Today we are free at our leisure.
  
Day 9 Hoi An - My Son (B)
Accommodations: Thuy Duong 3 Hotel
Site visited: My Son world Heritage site
Today we visit My Son, a relic of the Cham civilization which dates back from the 4th to the 12th century. We will return at noon giving us more time to explore quaint Hoi An. We also can take part in a cooking class showing us how to prepare the best Vietnamese and Hoi An specialties.
Day 10 Hoi An - Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi Tunnel (B)
Transfer via: Vietnam Airlines
Accommodations: Sapphire Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
Site visited: Cu Chi Tunnel
We will take a short flight to Ho Chi Minh City early this morning, and after breakfast we will head for the legendary Cu Chi Tunnels. In the early afternoon we will return to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), a fascinating mix of old and new for us to explore at our leisure.
Day 11 Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta (B, L, D)
Accommodations: Basic local home stay
Site visited: Mekong Delta: local house, orchard gardens, canal, cottage industries workshops
We head for the mighty Mekong delta today. At Vinh Long town we will board a local boat so we can zigzag through the intricate waterways of the Mekong. We will lunch at a local house, stop to visit cottage industries and spend the night at the simple lodging of a local family in the Mekong delta.
Day 12 Mekong - Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Accommodations: Sapphire Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
Site visited: Cai Be floating market
Our day will begin with a boat trip along the endless waterway of the mighty Mekong River to Cai Be floating market, one of the most beautiful floating markets in the region. After that we have chance to see how the local people making: pop corn, and rice paper. In the afternoon we go back to Ho Chi Minh City, and the rest of the day at leisure.
  
Day 13 Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)
Accommodations: Sapphire Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
Site visited: Notre Dame cathedral, General Post Office, Formal Presidential Palace, Museum of War Remnants, Ben Thanh market. 
Today we tour around the city to visit the highlights of Saigon including: Notre Dame cathedral, General Post Office, Formal Presidential Palace, Museum of War Remnants, and Ben Thanh market.
Day 14 Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Riep (B)
Transfer via: Vietnam Airlines
Accommodations: Steung Siem Reap Hotel
Site visited: Rolous Temples group, hilltop temple Phnom Bakheng 
Today we bid farewell to Vietnam and after a short flight we arrive Siem Riep. In the afternoon we begin to explore Angkor with the Rolous group of temple before climbing to the hilltop temple of Phnom Bakheng for a spectacular sunset. 
Today Breakfast included
Day 15 Angkor Temple complex (B)
Accommodations: Steung Siem Reap Hotel
Site visited: Pre Rup, East Mebon, Banteay Srey, Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom
After breakfast we drive out to the Pre Rup and East Mebon visit Banteay Srey (the Woman temple). In the afternoon we explore the majestic Angkor Wat - The Wonder of the World - a truly memorable experience.
Day 16 Siem Riep Departure (B)
Transfer via: International Flight on your own arrangement
Site visited: Pre Rup, East Mebon, Banteay Srey
This morning we visit the ruins of Ta Prohm (the Jungle Temple) before heading to Banteay Kdei. In the afternoon, we will be transferred to airport for our departure flight home.

 

What's included ?

English speaking guide/s (other languages upon requests) 

All accommodation on twin share basis: 12 nights at 3 star hotels, 1 night at four star hotels, En-suite cabin on deluxe cruise in Halong Bay, 1 night at basic home stay

Meals indicated in the itinerary (15 breakfast, 6 lunches, 3 dinners) 

All transfer & transports by private A/C coaches or cars

Fluent & knowledgeable English speaking guide/s in each city (Other languages upon request)

1 unique cultural performance – Water Puppet Show

Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary 

Luggage transfers between airports and hotels 

Government taxes and service charges except tips for tour guides and drivers 

Boat trip and Junk Cruise as dedicated in the itinerary

Domestic flights: Hanoi - Hue, Danang - Ho Chi Minh City

International airfares: Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap 

Domestic airport tax in Vietnam

Tour Code : VNCAM 16DAYS

Tour Route: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hue - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap

Tour Duration: 16 Days

Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.

Starts/Ends: Hanoi / Siem Reap (Cambodia)

Tour Type: Landscape and Nature, Halong Bay Cruise Holidays, Angkor Temple and Folk Arts

Activity Level: Regular itinerary, Moderate walking

Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)