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VietnamDiscover Vietnam and Cambodia

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Cherry pick the very best highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia. Being in Hanoi, the cultural hub of the North. Discover the wonders of Halong Bay, imperial Hue and the stunning, lantern-lit Hoi An. Visit local farming & fishing communities for an insight into life in the countryside and the Mekong River Delta. Spend an afternoon walking in the footsteps of Uncle Ho in Ho Chi Minh City, before liftof...

Cherry pick the very best highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia. Being in Hanoi, the cultural hub of the North. Discover the wonders of Halong Bay, imperial Hue and the stunning, lantern-lit Hoi An. Visit local farming & fishing communities for an insight into life in the countryside and the Mekong River Delta. Spend an afternoon walking in the footsteps of Uncle Ho in Ho Chi Minh City, before liftoff to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Finish with jaw-dropping exploration of the temples of Angkor and a boat excursion among floating villages of Tonle Sap Lake.

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    Walking and trekking

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Day 1: Welcome to Vietnam!

Arrival in Hanoi...

You will be greeted by your guide and transfer to your hotel

• Spend the afternoon at leisure

• In the evening, enjoy a special welcome dinner at a local restaurant

Visited:
Hanoi
Accommodation
Night at La Siesta (Hanoi)

Day 2:  Highlights of Hanoi

Full day tour of Hanoi...

• Visit the Ho Chi Minh complex, the Presidential Palace, Uncle Ho's wooden stilt house and the One Pillar pagoda

• The next stop is the Temple of Literature, the site of Vietnam's oldest university

• Continue to the Museum of Ethnology and Hoa Lo Prison where you will learn more about our people and culture

• Hop on for a 1-hour cyclo ride through the narrow lanes of the Old Quarter

• In the evening, witness a traditional performance of Vietnamese Water Puppets

Visited:
Hanoi
Accommodation
Night at La Siesta (Hanoi)

Day 3: Halong Bay

• Depart on a scenic drive towards the Halong Bay (3h30)

Meet the crew while cruising to the secluded islands. Lunch will be served on board

Take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay

• Later, visit a fishing village and meet the locals

• Back on board, enjoy cocktails while watching the sunset. Diner will be served shortly after

Accommodation
Pelican Cruise (Ha Long)

Day 4: Ha Long Bay & Hue

• Greet the day with a morning tai chi session

Visit a beautiful limestone grotto, before cruising back to the dock

• Drive back to Hanoi airport for your flight to Hue

• Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel

Accommodation
Eldora Hue Hotel (Huế)

Day 5: Discover Hue

• After breakfast, embark on a lovely cruise down the Perfume River

• Visit the impressive tomb of King Khai Dinh

• Grab lunch at Tha Om restaurant

• Explore the Citadel, the Forbidden Purple City, the Imperial Museum and the Phu Cam conical hat village

Visited:
Huế
Accommodation
Eldora Hue Hotel (Huế)

Day 6: Ancient Hoi An

Depart for Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage City

• Stop in Danang for a visit to the Cham Museum and the handicraft villages at the foot of Marble Mountain

• Once in Hoi An, embark on a half-day walking tour of the Ancient Quarter

• Following the tour, enjoy free time for shopping. Hoi An is known for excellent tailor made clothing

Visited:
HuếHoi An
Accommodation
Hoian Silk Marina Resort & Spa (Hoi An)

Day 7: Farming & fishing life

• Today, you will visit both the local farming & fishing communities

• Accompanied by your tour guide, cycle along country roads witnessing local Vietnamese rural life

Visit a beautiful organic vegetable village. Learn proper watering techniques, planting and hoeing with local farmer

• Later, hop in a river boat to meet with local fishermen and enjoy a hands-on activity of traditional net fishing

• You will also experience paddling the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat

Visited:
Hoi An
Accommodation
Hoian Silk Marina Resort & Spa (Hoi An)

Day 8: Hoi An, Danang & Saigon

• Drive to the Danang airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City

• On arrival, transfer to your centrally located hotel

• Later, we propose a city tour of Saigon, including the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Post Office, the War Remnants Museum and bustling Ben Thanh Market

Visited:
Hoi AnDanang Hoian, Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City
Accommodation
Night at Silverland Sakyo Hôtel & Spa (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 9: Ben Tre & the Mekong Delta

Drive to Ben Tre, one of the gateways to the Mekong Delta

• Go for a walk along the waterfront, lined with charming French era shops and houses

• Then, embark on a cruise on the Mekong River (2h)

Enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant or on board

• Afterwards, return to Saigon by car

Visited:
Bến Tre
Accommodation
Night at Silverland Sakyo Hôtel & Spa (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 10: Cu Chi tunnels & flight to Siem Reap

• After breakfast, you will be picked up from the hotel for a tour of the Cu Chi tunnels

• At its height, the tunnel system stretched over 250 kilometers, from Saigon to the Cambodian border

• Then, transfer to airport for your flight to Siem Reap

• Upon arrival, you will be picked up and transfer to the hotel

Visited:
Củ ChiSiem Riep
Accommodation
Saem Siem Reap (Siem Riep )

Day 11: Discover Angkor Wat

• Start with an elephant ride from the South Gate of Angkor Thom to the famous Bayon Temple

• In the afternoon, visit the incredible Ta Prohm monastery, embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers

​• Continue to Pre Rup, East Mebon, Krovan, Srah Srang, Banteay Srei and finally Ta Keo

Accommodation
Saem Siem Reap (Siem Riep )

Day 12: Siem Reap Departure

• Depending on your time of departure, you may board a boat on Tonle Sap Lake to witness the floating villages

• Then, transfer to the airport for departure

Visited:
Siem Reap

HanoiHạ Long BayHuếHoi AnDanang HoianSaigonHo Chi Minh CityBến TreCủ ChiSiem Riep Angkor WatSiem Reap

Price details

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The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Regional flights
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