Vietnam & Cambodia

  • This is the combination of unique attractions, diverse cultures and beautiful landscapes from ancient monuments, historic towns and old royal capitals to the natural hidden treasures.

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Vietnam

Day 1: Arrive to Hanoi. Pick up at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Free time. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 2: Breakfast in the hotel. Time to visit the city including the favorite places such as: Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first University build in the 11th century; Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and Presidential Palace; Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House; o­ne Pillar Pagoda; Ethnology Museum; Opera House; West Lake & Pagoda; Hoa Lo prison, which is also known as “Hanoi Hilton”…. In the evening, you will attend the famous Water Puppets. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 3: Breakfast in the hotel. Take 4 hour car ride to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Halong Bay. Arrive to Halong Bay, take a boat and start the navigation in the bay Lunch will be served o­n board amidst spectacular views of the bay. You will visit o­ne of the largest caves in Halong Bay. Return to the port and take car to be back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi in the evening. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 4: Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport to take a flight to Hochiminh city. Pick up at the airport and transfer to the hotel in Hochiminh. After check in the hotel, you will explore this cosmopolitan city o­n a guided tour. High lights are the famed Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, Reunification Palace, Municipal Theater, Ben Thanh Market, Cho Lon and a Buddhist Temple. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 5: Breakfast in the hotel. Depart this morning for the Cu Chi Tunnels, a network of underground tunnels begun in 1948 by the Viet Minh in their struggle against the French. These tunnels were expanded and used by the Viet Cong during the war between Vietnam and America. American called this area the “Iron Triangle” and was a Viet Cong strong hold for almost thirty years. You may walk underground in the tunnels.
From here you will continue o­n to see the Cao Dai Temple inTay Ninh, where each day at noon a prayer service is held. It is a striking structure o­n a very large compound. The term Cao Dai (meaning higher place) is a euphemism for God.
Caodaism was found in the 1920’s by Ngo Minh Chieu, using a combination of teaching from Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Hinduism, Christianity, Islam and other religions into o­ne religion to promote peace. Return to Hochiminh City. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 6: Breakfast in the hotel. Depart Hochiminh for Delta Mekong. After the 2 hour car ride, you will travel in a motorized boat, cruising along the river and learn about the daily life o­n the waterways as well as local activities along the river banks. You will be touring a fruit farm, bonsai garden, candy factory, meet with friendly villagers and visit a local family for tea. Return to Hochiminh City. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 7: Breakfast in the hotel. Time to leave for the airport. Take the flight out of the country.

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Vietnam & Cambodia

Day 1: Arrival to Hanoi

Arrive to Hanoi. Pick up at the airport and transfer to the hotel in Hanoi. Free time. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi – Halong

Breakfast in the hotel. Take 4 hour car ride to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Halong Bay. Arrive to Halong Bay, take a boat and start the navigation in the bay Lunch will be served o­n board amidst spectacular views of the bay. Keep navigating in the bay and visit the caves and floating market. Dinner on aboard. Sleeping in the cabin aboard.

Day 3: Halong – Hanoi

Breakfast will be served on boat and the boat heads back to the port. Arrive to the port and take the car to return to Hanoi. In the evening, you will go to Theater of  Water Puppetry for a show which lasts 45 minutes. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 4: Hanoi visits – Flight to Hue

Breakfast in the hotel. Time to visit the city including the favorite places such as: Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first University build in the 11th century; Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and Presidential Palace; Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House; o­ne Pillar Pagoda; Ethnology Museum; Opera House; West Lake & Pagoda; Hoa Lo prison, which is also known as “Hanoi Hilton”.

Time to go to the airport. Take flight Hanoi- Hue. Arrive to Hue. Pick up and transfer to the hotel. Free time. Accommodation in the hotel in Hue.

Day 5: Hue visits

Breakfast in the hotel. Starting to visit the interesting places in Hue such as Prohibited Citadel, Imperial Palace, Dong Ba market, Huong River, Thien Mu pagoda, Kings’ tombs…. Return to the hotel after visits and free time. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 6: Hue – Hoian

Breakfast in the hotel. Pick up at the hotel and move to Hoian. We will stop at Lang Co beach to take a rest. Keep going to Hoian and we will visit the Marble Mountains on the way. Arrive to Hoian, check in the hotel and free time to walk around the old town. Accommodation in the hotel.

 Day 7: Hoian

Breakfast in the hotel. At 8:10 am we will go to meeting point to start the cooking class tour. At the beginning, the local guide will take you to the local outdoor market to buy stuff for cooking class. The we will take 20 minutes motor boat on river to Red Bridge Restaurant where the class will be held. They will teach how to cook some local typical plates and finish the class by lunch which includes the dishes you cook.

Return to Hoian town. Free time. Accommodation in the hotel.

 Day 8: Hoian – Hochiminh

Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport and take the flight Danang- Hochiminh.

Arrive to Hochiminh airport and transfer to the hotel. Time to visit the city. Accommodation in the hotel.

 Day 9: Saigon – Mekong Delta

Breakfast in the hotel. Depart Hochiminh for Mekong Delta. Arrive to Cai Be province. From here we will take  motor boat on Mekong river to visit the traditional villages and watch the daily life of local people. Keep going to Cantho and accommodation in the hotel in Cantho.

 Day 10: Delta Mekong – Saigon

Breakfast in the hotel. Time to visit Cai Rang floating market and then take the car to return to Hochiminh city. On the way back, we will stop to visit Xeo Quyt, the military base for Vietcong during Vietnam war. Return to Hochiminh, check in the hote. Free time. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 11: Tay Ninh- Cu Chi

Breakfast in the hotel. Depart for Tay Ninh where we will visit Cao Dai temple. This temple is for dedicating to Caodaism which worship all the religions in the world. After that, we move to Cuchi tunnels where were the location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam War, and were the Viet Cong's base of operations for the Tết Offensive in 1968. Return to Hochiminh. Free time. Accommodation in the hotel.

 Day 12: Hochiminh-Siemreap

Breakfast in the hotel. Time to go to the airport and take flight to Siemreap.

Pick up at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Then we will start the tour to visit Angkor temples. Accommodation in the hotel in Siemreap.

Day 13: Angkor temple.

Early morning will be started by transferring to Angkor temple to watch sunrise on the top of Angkor temple. Return to the hotel for the breakfast and continue the tour to visit Angkor temples, Ta Thom, Ta Keo, Ta Prom…. Return to the hotel and free time to visit the city on your own. Accommodation in the hotel.

Day 14: Tolesap Lake

Breakfast in the hotel and start the tour to visit Tonlesap Lake where you will see the local life of people who live in the floating house and visit artisans’ house, floating market. Return to the hotel. Accommodation in the hotel.

 Day 15: Goodbye

Breakfast in the hotel. Time to leave to the airport. Take the flight back to Vietnam / flight to return to your country. Finish the trip.