Highlight Cambodia and Vietnam package tour 20 days
Phnom Penh - Siem Reap - Angkor - Saigon - Cu Chi tunnels - Mekong delta - Nha Trang - Hoi An - Hue - Hanoi - Halong - Hanoi
Day 1. Phnom Penh ArrivalOur driver and tour guide will pick up you at Phnom Penh Airport and transfer to your hotel . Check in. Relax in the rest of the day.
Day 2. Phnom Penh Tour (B,L)
|You will visit to the Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda, located within the grounds of the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. Visit the National Museum, This is one of Phnom Penh's true architectural gems. The Museum is instantly recognizable with its warm red terracotta and its gracefully cured roof topped by dozens of guardian nagas. It was designed in Khmer style in 1917 by famed French architect Georges Groslier & Ecole Des Arts Cambodgiens.|
Day 3. Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (B,L)Breakfast at hotel In the morning visit to the notorious Killing Fields " Choeung Ek" 15km southwest of Phnom Penh. This one is the site of brutal executions of more than 17,000 individuals, most of whom first suffered through interrogations, torture and deprivation in Toul Sleng Prison during Pol Pot regime (From 1975–1979). Continue your visit to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21 prison). This prison was a high school, and used as a prison by Pol Pot's security forces and became the largest center for detention and torture during the rule of the Khmer Rouge. After your lunch at local restaurant, visit to Russian Market (Psah Tuol Thom Pong), a lively outdoor market where you will find antiquities, silver and gold jewelry, gems, silk, kramas, stone and wood carvings, as well as T-Shirts, CDs and other souvenirs until transfer for your departure flight to Siem Reap City by VN 9859 at 1600. Arrival in Siem Reap, transfer to hotel for check in.
Day 4. Siem Reap – Angkor Tours (B,L)
|Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, visit the unique brick sculptures of Prasat Kravan, and continue to Ta Prohm. One of the area’s most beautiful temples, Ta Prohm has been left relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Its appeal lies in the fact that, unlike the other monuments of Angkor, it was abandoned and swallowed by the jungle, looking very much the ways most of the Angkor temples appeared when European explorers first stumbled upon them.|
Day 5. Siem Reap – Angkor Tours (B,L,D)Breakfast at hotel. In the morning, visit the South Gate (with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk), the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century), Bayon temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. After your rest, visit to 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. Angkor Wat’s five towers symbolize Meru’s five peaks - the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond. ,. Sunset at Phnom Bakong. Tonight enjoy dinner with Apsara Dance Show at local restaurant.
Day 6. Siem Reap – Ho Chi Minh city ( Saigon)(B)
|Transfer to Siem Reap Airport for the short flight (approx. 1 hour) to Ho Chi Minh City. Please note that there is an international departure tax of US$25 from Siem Reap (not included). Pick up and transfer to your hotel in Saigon. The rest of the day you are free to enjoy at your leisure.|
Day 7. Cao Dai temple – Cu Chi tunnels (B,L)Enjoy a morning drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Tay Ninh Province in the west of Vietnam to visit the Cao Dai Great Temple. After lunch in a local restaurant, visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the struggle for independence. You will return to Ho Chi Minh City later in the afternoon.
Day 8. Saigon – Mekong delta over night on boat. (B,L,D)
|This morning, leave Ho Chi Minh City for the 2.5-hour drive to the delta town of Cai Be. On arrival, board your boat for an overnight cruise. Start in Cai Be floating market where traders have been living on the delta waters for generations. After visiting the market, continue cruising the distributaries where lunch will be served en-route. Along the way admire the scenery and daily life of the local villagers. Dinner and overnight on board your boat on the Mekong Delta.|
Day 9. Mekong delta – Saigon – night train to Nha Trang (B,L)This morning, cruise to Cai Rang floating market, taking in the traditional sights such as rice barges, traditional shipyards and tropical fruits drying along the river banks along the way. After a visit to the colorful floating market, check out and disembark before the return to Ho Chi Minh City. Take night train to Nha Trang, AC soft sleeper, 4 persons/cabin.
Day 10. Nha TrangWe arrive early morning to Nha Trang: one of Vietnam's most attractive coastal towns, with its charm derived from a harmonious combination of mountains, islands, sea and sand. We take an afternoon cyclo tour to explore Nha Trang and its surrounds.
Day 11. Boat trip to visit offshore islands (B,L)
|Breakfast at your hotel. Take the morning boat trip to visit the off shore islands with the Mun Mot island, visit the Tri Nguyen Aquarium. Lunch on the Tam island. Free for swimming. Return to Nha Trang.|
Day 12. Nha Trang – Hoi An (B)Breakfast at your hotel. Free until transfer to Cam Ranh airport for boarding to Danang on flight No VN 336 ( 12 : 05 – 13 : 20 ). Pick up and transfer to Hoi An Ancient town. Free at leisure in the afternoon.
Day 13. Hoi An walking tour – My Son Holy land – Hoi An (B,L)
|Breakfast at hotel. Starting early in the morning with the morning market. Afterward stroll around the town, visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum, Tan Ky old house, the Cantonese congregation, the silk street of Hoi An, the temples and pagodas of Chinese appearance. Afternoon- visit Myson holy land. Then back to Hoi An for overnight.|
Day 14. Relax in Hoi An (B)You can explore yourself this pretty town or just relax on the beach. If you want we can arrange a cooking class or a full day trip to Cham island.
Day 15. Hoi An – Hue (B,L,D)Breakfast at hotel. Depart for Hue via Danang, visit the Marble mountain, the Cham museum. Stop for photos at the Hai Van pass. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon, Visit Dong Ba market, the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945, the ruins of the Purple Forbidden City. Enjoy the dinner cruise and night boat trip with the Hue folks songs performance.
Day 16. Boat trip in Hue (B,L)
|Breakfast at hotel. Morning: boat ride on Perfume River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda and Minh Mang Tomb. Lunch at nice local restaurant. Afternoon: continue to visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh's Tombs|
Day 17. Hue – Hanoi (B)We fly from Hue to Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, a charming city of about 6 millions people famous for its beautiful lakes, shaded boulevards and public parks. We have time to freshen up here before heading off to tour the fascinating Old Quarter, the Temple of Literature and the Fine Arts Museum.
Day 18. Hanoi – Halong bay, overnight on boat (B,L,D)
|Pick up from your hotel at around 8 : 00 am in the morning. Drive to Halong city, stop on the way for breakfast . Arrive in Ha Long city around lunch time, go directly to the tourist harbour and board the Huong Hai junk. Check in. Have lunch then cruise to visit Ha Long Bay, Sung Sot cave, Ti Top Beach, enjoy sunset, drinks. Have dinner on the junk, and over night on the junk.|
Day 19. Halong bay – Hanoi (B,L)After your breakfast, you'll hop into a small bamboo boat to explore Luon Cave. Start cruising to visit man's head island, Tortoise island, Toad island, Bai tho mountain. Lunch will be served aboard the junk during the return to the mainland and, at Halong, drive back to Hanoi.
Day 20. Hanoi – Departure (B)Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure for shopping until transfer to Noi Bai airport for departure.
Tour includes:• Accommodation at selected hotels.
• Tours, transfers and all services as mentioned in the itinerary.
• Services of a driver and Private air-conditioned vehicles during all tours and transfers.
• Services of an English speaking guide during all tours and transfers.
• Entrance fees for all sights visited.
• Breakfast, Lunch or dinner if mentioned in itinerary with (B,L,D)
• Three domestic flights: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap; Nha Trang – Da Nang; Hue – Hanoi
• One International flight: Siem Reap – Ho Chi Minh city
Excludes:• Meals other than those mentioned above
• Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, drinks etc....
• Personal insurance
• Any International and domestic flights not mentioned
• International departure airport tax (normally included in your ticket price)
Price: Available upon Request
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