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Duration:
 9 Days / 8 Nights

This 9-day tour covers all major sightseeing from southern Vietnam to Cambodia, including Ho Chi Minh City, the Mekong River Delta, Phnom Penh the capital of Cambodia, the unique Angkor Complex, and an amazing Angkor Wat

 

9 Days Best of South Vietnam & Cambodia

Special Features

Discover Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s largest city with food specialties, cafe culture, colonial architecture

Explore Cu Chi tunnels with historical relics, the underground tunnels from the Vietnamese-American conflict

Take a rowing boat trip in the Mekong River Delta to learn about the local water-river life

Experience Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital with the world-famous Royal Palace, Killing Fields, top museums

Touring Siem Reap, UNESCO-listed Angkor Wat, the amazing Angkor Complex, Tonle Sap Lake “Great Lake”

  • Day 1/ Ho Chi Minh City: Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Vietnam arrival – Pick up & Check in hotel – Welcome Dinner (D)
  • Day 2/ Ho Chi Minh City: Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnel – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
  • Day 3/ Can Tho: Ho Chi Minh City – Boat Trip in My Tho & Ben Tre of Mekong River Delta – Can Tho (B, L)
  • Day 4/ Chau Doc: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Chau Doc (B, L)
  • Day 5/ Phnom Penh: Chau Doc – Boat Trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia (B)
  • Day 6/ Phnom Penh: Phnom Penh Tour (B)
  • Day 7/ Siem Reap: Phnom Penh – Fly to Siem Reap (a 1hr flight) – Angkor Temples Tour (B)
  • Day 8/ Siem Reap: Siem Reap – Angkor Temple Complex Tour (B)
  • Day 9/ Departure: Tonle Sap Lake Boat Trip – Siem Reap, Cambodia, Departure (B)

Trip Package Includes

•  A/C private transfers indicated in the program
•  Intra-flight (all airline taxes & service charges included)

     ∗  PHNOM PENH (PNH) – SIEM REAP (REP): a 1hr flight
•  8 nights of accommodations
    ∗  2 nights Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

    ∗  1 night Can Tho
    ∗  1 night Chau Doc
    ∗  2 nights Phnom Penh
    ∗  2 nights Siem Reap
•  Meal as indicated in the program: B- Breakfast, L- Lunch, D- Dinner
•  Speedboat and private boat to cruise at all places as indicated in the program
•  All admission costs at places mentioned in the itinerary
•  English-speaking tour guide
•  All entrance fees
•  All taxes & service charges
•  Local sim card for cell phone

 

Trip Package Excludes

•  Other meals and personal expenses that are not noted in the program

•  Trip insurance

 

Day 1:

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam arrival - Pick up & Check in hotel - Welcome Dinner

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City

Activities:

Upon your arrival at the airport in Ho Chi Minh City or still called Saigon, look for a greeting board with your name, and our tour guide will escort and transfer you to your hotel in the city center. Today, if time permits, you will have a welcome meeting with the salesperson who contacted you directly via email to go over any questions or changes to your itinerary…and IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS, PLEASE ASK HIM/HER THAT DAY…, followed by dinner at a traditional local restaurant in the heart of Saigon.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

Day 2:

Ho Chi Minh City Tour – Cu Chi Tunnel – Ho Chi Minh City

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Hotel in Saigon

Activities:

Breakfast at the hotel. 8 AM pickup to begin a full-day tour of Ho Chi Minh City and the Cu Chi Tunnels. Pass by the now-demolished wartime American Embassy and then visit the Reunification Palace, the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until April 1975. Notice the  French colonial structures such as Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office. Visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda, and the War Remnant Museum and continue to the bustling Ben Thanh Market.
Lunch at a local restaurant in Saigon and then explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnel network built by Vietnamese fighters during their long struggle for independence. Return to Saigon hotel around 5:30 PM for free time. This evening, stroll through the outdoor night market of  Ben Thanh for unique souvenirs and street food.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

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Day 3:

Ho Chi Minh City - Boat Trip in My Tho & Ben Tre of Mekong River Delta - Can Tho

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Boat · Hotel in Can Tho

Activities:

8 AM Pick up in hotel lobby. Mekong Delta boat trip to My Tho and Ben Tre, famous for small wooden boats, sweet candy, and local folk songs. The tour ends at your hotel in Can Tho.
Overnight in Can Tho

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Day 4:

Can Tho - Cai Rang Floating Market – Chau Doc

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Boat · Hotel in Chau Doc

Activities:

After breakfast, we take the morning boat trip to Cai Rang floating market with a busy market scene right at this early time. Continue cruising through the small canal system of the Mighty Mekong River on a sampan, and visit the village where they make the rice noodles. See the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. We take a wooden boat ride through the Tra Su Cajuput Forest, home to numerous bird species, before transferring on to Chau Doc.
Overnight in Chau Doc

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Day 5:

Chau Doc – Boat Trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Speed Boat · Hotel in Phnom Penh

Highlights:

Phnom Penh

Activities:

This morning, we leave Chau Doc, Vietnam for Phnom Penh Cambodia by speedboat. Arrive at Phnom Penh wharf at about 12:30 pm, then pick up and drive you to the hotel for check-in.
Overnight in Phnom Penh

Day 6:

Phnom Penh Tour

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Hotel in Phnom Penh

Activities:

Today, we will spend almost our time visiting the most outstanding tourist sites in Phnom Penh the Victory Monument and the National Museum, the Royal Palace, built by the French in 1866 on the site of the old town, and Silver Pagoda, which is located within the Royal Palace ground. Later on, we will keep on discovering Tuol Sleng Museum & Killing Field, where the Khmer Rouge captured & executed nearly 2 million Cambodians during the period from 1975 until 1979.
Overnight in Phnom Penh

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Day 7:

Phnom Penh – Fly to Siem Reap – Visit Angkor Temple Complex

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Dinner with show · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Internal airfare Phnom Penh-Siem Reap · Hotel in Siem Reap

Activities:

After your breakfast at the hotel, you are met and transferred to the airport to catch our short flight to Siem Reap, upon arrival at the airport in Siem Reap, you are met and transferred to the hotel for check-in. Enjoy our lunch in the local traditional restaurant in the center of Siem Reap before visiting Ta Prohm and Ta Keo. Firstly we explore Ta Prohm one of the area’s most beautiful temples. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Continue to visit the unique interior brick sculptures of Prasat Kravan, Srah Srang (“The Royal Baths” was once used for ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by 4 concentric walls), Ta Keo, constructed in the late 10th or early 11th-century C.E, the first temple to be constructed wholly of sandstone, we will enjoy the sunset at Phnom Bakheng hill temple in the late afternoon. Transfer you back hotel and relax until the time our tour guide and driver return to pick you up to enjoy our welcome dinner with the Apsara show in the local restaurant of Siem Reap. Transfer you back hotel.
Overnight in Siem Reap.

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Day 8:

Angkor Wat - Angkor Temple Complex Tour Full Day

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Hotel in Siem Reap

Highlights:

Angkor Thom  Bayon Temple  Angkor Wat

Activities:

After breakfast at the hotel, we start our trip by visiting the rest main sites of Angkor Group. We visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12 century): 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 Avalokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. We have lunch in the local restaurant nearby Angkor Temple Complex before exploring the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. 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. Transfer you back hotel to relax and explore Siem Reap on your own in the evening.
Overnight in Siem Reap

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Day 9:

Tonle Sap Lake Boat Trip - Siem Reap, Cambodia, Departure

Included:

Private A/C transfers · Breakfast · Tour guide · All entrance fees · Boat

Highlights:

Tonle Sap Lake

Activities:

After your breakfast at the hotel, around 8 am we move to Tonle Sap Lake which is still considered the biggest lake or “great lake” in Asia, we take a boat trip around the lake to see and feel the daily life of the local floating villages’ people who live in this lake. This boat trip is finished after transferring you to the airport to catch your flight back home or your next destination.

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