Vietnam Cambodia Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

Duration: 9 days 8 night

Destination: Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi Tunnels, Ben Tre, Vinh Long, Can Tho, Chau Doc, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap

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Depart from Ho Chi Minh City, this tour will bring you along the Mekong Delta to Vinh Long, Can Tho, Chau Doc then Speed Boat to Phnom Penh then Siem Reap. Visit all the highlights of Mekong Delta with floating markets, local lives...

Tour brief

  • Day 01 : Ho Chi Minh City Arrival
  • Day 02 : Ho Chi Minh City tour and Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Day 03 : Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho
  • Day 04 : Can Tho - Chau Doc
  • Day 05 : Chau Doc - Phnom Penh by Speed Boat
  • Day 06 : Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
  • Day 07 : Siem Reap - Angkor Wat
  • Day 08 : Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake
  • Day 09 : Siem Reap Departure

PRICE AND BOOKING

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2 Pax
Prices$976
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3-4 Pax
Prices$912
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5-6 Pax
Prices$865
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Itinerary

Day 01 : Ho Chi Minh City Arrival
 Arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport, transfer to the hotel. Free time.

Day 02 : Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi tunnel (B, L)

08h00: P/U at hotel. Take a half-day city tour of Sai Gon. Visit the former Presidential Palace, War Museum of Remnants, Notre Dame Cathedral, Sai Gon Central Post Office, a stop at lacquer ware workplace. Lunch. In the afternoon, drive to extraordinary Cu Chi tunnels, about 65 Km (1½ hours drive) from Sai Gon. The complicated system of underground network was built by Viet Cong guerillas. En route, you have chance to see rural people live and work. View occupations such as cashew nut farming, duck breeding, rice farming and production of rice paper, a key ingredient in Vietnamese cuisine.
17h00: Return to HCMC, free time

Day 03 : HCMC – Mytho – Mekong Delta boat trip – Can Tho city (B, L)

08h00am Our Tour Guide & Driver pick you up at the hotel in Saigon, then take an excursion to Mytho, one of quiet cities in Mekong Delta area. Arrival to Mytho, a full day trip to water world of the Mekong Delta; enjoy the journey through the fertile paddy fields, water buffalos. Take the boat trip along narrow waterways and visit some orchards, local houses where making rice-paper, enjoy tropical fruits with southern traditional “Tai Tu music” show. Enjoy lunch with special Elephant’s Ear Fish will be served during lunch on local restaurant on island. After finished boat trip, take on private vehicle to Cantho, stop for visiting the ancient pagoda Vinh Trang.
Afternoon, arrive to Cantho, check-in the hotel on arrival. Free at lesure until enjoy dinner at charming restaurant located on Hau river branch. Free after dinner and O/N in Cantho.

Day 04 : Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Chau Doc (B, L)

Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to the pier for taking the boat ride on Mekong River which is the longest and most prosperous in Asia, visit the famous floating market Cai Rang, where you can see the daily life and local people selling their products on boats. Then cruising to small cannels to visit one of the local family and their orchard, taste tropical fruits, green tea. Lunch bus transfer to Chau Doc. Check in the hotel on arrival, free time

Day 05 : Chau Doc – Speed boat to Phnom Penh (B, L)

Phnom Penh – Treasures of the Kingdom of Cambodia, special welcome all warmly to everybody, a moment of courtesy meeting then self-introduce with our Cambodian tour guide in the meeting point's Phnom Penh port. And transfer you to hotel for check in for short time and after that take you to Local restaurant for lunch after lunch you start to visit to the Royal Palace compound build in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, is the most conspicuous feature and also one of impressive colorful Khmer-style Palaces. Nearside the Royal Palace is Silver Pagoda (The Emerald Buddha temple), display plenty of Buddha Statues that were decorated and made by diamond, emerald, gold and silver. Travelers will proceed to visit  Independence Monument which was constructed in 1954 after Cambodian took their country back from French colony, continuing visit to National Museum, the distinctive red building with a beautiful Khmer architecture was build since 1917 and contains more than 5000 art objects made of sandstone, bronze, silver, copper, wood and others. Visit Wat Phnom Daun Penh – the name of a pagoda, was built by lady Daun Penh in 1372 on a little hill, Legend has it that after a particularly heavy flood, a wealthy Khmer woman named Daun Penh found a tree on the banks of the Mekong with four statues of Buddha hidden inside. Then shopping at Toul Tompong Market (called Russian Market), so-named because of the prevalence of items from the Eastern Bloc in past times, the Russian Market today is a treasure trove for tourists, that you will feel a bustling daily life of local people with Cambodian’s special character through local specialties, their houses, their face.
Stay overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 06  : Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (B, L)

After breakfast at your hotel, about 08H30am our driver will transfer you from PNH – REP by private car without guide around 06-hour journey, you will arrive in Siem Reap our tour guide will transfer you for lunch and after start to visit: Ta Prohm has been abandoned to the elements, a reminder that while empires rise and fall, the riotous power of nature marches on, oblivious to the dramas of human history. Left as it was ‘discovered’ by French explorer Henri Mouhout in 1860, the tentacle-like tree roots here are slowly strangling the surviving stones, man first conquering nature to create, nature later conquering man to destroy.
Banteay Samre: Its rose-colored sandstone walls are decorated with carvings and bas-reliefs, which are among the most accomplished Angkor has to offer.
Stay overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 07 :  Angkor Temples Exploration (B, D)
We continue our tour to Angkor area, the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century)
See the South Gate, Bayon Temple – unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara
Baphuon temple lying just to the north of Bayon a pyramidal representation of mythical Mont Meru. We step to see our old palace as Phimeankas temple in huge complex that was used for our king in the past time.  Then Elephant terrace is platform for king and officer viewed show and people meeting. Preah Palilay was is older than Angkor Thom was nearby, deeply in forest and on path back You see monk sprinkle water to people.
We continue to the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology and Enjoy watching Sunset on Phnom Bakheng. Dinner show at Local restaurant and enjoy Walking at busy pub street where you can find many bars for cool drink or shopping at Angkor Night Market. Stay overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 08 : Tonle Sap Lake – Siem Reap – Departure (B)

Today, drive to the edge of Tonle Sap Lake where you will board a longtail boat. Motor out toward Kompong Phluk, an isolated Khmer community of three villages built on stilts above the lake. The community has about 3,000 inhabitants and the stilt houses range in height from from six to eight metres, enabling the homes to withstand the massive lake’s annual flood pulse. Cruise through a submerged mangrove forest that plays host to many species of birds, fish and mammals, and you’ll see why Cambodia’s swampy deltas are internationally recognized havens of biodiversity.
Back to the downtown free time

Day 09  :  Siem Reap – Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free at your own leisure or you can shopping at old market.
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight back home

Inclusions

    • Hotels as mentioned (Double or Twin share)
    • Meals as mentioned in the program
    • Boat trips in Cai Be Vinh Long, Can Tho, Tonle Sap
    • Speed Boat Chau Doc – Phnhom Penh
    • Entrance fees
    • English speaking local tour guides
    • Private car/Van transfer
    • Drinking water

Exclusions

    • Flight ticket
    • Personal expenses
    • Drinks
    • Others not mentioned above

Hotels

Ho chi Minh City : Elios hotel
Can Tho              : Holiday One Can Tho hotel   
Chau Doc           : Chau Pho Hotel    
Phnom Penh     : Cardamom Hotel
Siem Reap        : Angkor Holiday Hotel
 

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