Vietnam Cambodia Highlights

9 Days | Cambodia, Vietnam
Classic Tours

OVERVIEW

Hanoi, Siem Reap, Halong Bay, Saigon, Hoi An

A 8night/9day tour to discover Vietnam (Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Da Nang, Hoi An, Mekong Delta, Saigon) and Cambodia (Siem Reap, Angkor Temple). Staying at Four Star Hotels with meals and guide. Trip include the best attractions of Hanoi, Hoi An, Ha Long Bay, Siem Reap, etc..

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Discover the beauty and history of Hanoi, Hoi An, Halong Bay, Mekong Delta & Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) on a fascinating.
  • Luxury 8 night/9 day Vietnam tour staying at FOUR Star hotels and extention to Cambodia, inc meals, internal flights, guide, & more.

ITINERARY

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival.

Fly to Hanoi. Upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Meal: N/A.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi City tour

Enjoy a city tour of Hanoi’s most famous sites including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (outside view), One Pillar Pagoda, and the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university. This afternoon, enjoy a cyclo ride around the Old Quarter to discover the lifestyle of locals. Enjoy a Water Puppet Show, a traditional form of Vietnamese folk art, before tonight’s welcome dinner.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay

Travel to Halong Bay and take a boat trip to explore one of the World’s greatest natural wonders cruising the thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. Visit some of the hidden grottoes beneath the towering cliffs. A seafood lunch and dinner will be served on board the charming junk. Stay overnight on board.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Overnight on Junk.

Day 4: Halong bay – Hanoi

Enjoy the aquamarine waters of the bay at its best as the junk continues to cruise quietly through spectacular limestone formations. Disembark from the junk at noon and return to Hanoi. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure or join an optional “food tour” to sample tasty local delicacies.

Meal: Brunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

Day 5: Hanoi – Flight to Danang – Hoi An

Today, you will take a morning flight to Danang. Upon arrival, visit Marble Mountains to enjoy the view of Danang before transferring to the UNESCO World Heritage listed town of Hoi An.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.

Day 6: Hoi An

Explore Hoi An on foot, visiting an old merchant’s home, the Japanese Covered Bridge, Hoi An Market and a local Chinese temple. Enjoy the afternoon free at your leisure to wander through the town or relax at one of the many cafés along the picturesque Thu Bon River.

Option: WET RICE FARMER (DAY TRIP 4 HOURS)
– Starting biking to the countryside throughout the rice paddle, enjoy the fresh air with the nature.
– Meeting the local farmer, talking with them about their local farming daily life
– Wearing farming clothes before getting into muddy rice field like: Vietnamese authentic and traditional farmer clothes, conical hat, boost.
– Listening to the tour guide introduced and explained about the process of the wet rice how to grow it.
– Starting the farming works to learn how to grow wet rice with water buffalo plough, use agricultural water system.
– Transplanting baby wet rice at the rice paddle field
– Enjoy riding with water buffalo at a small pond at the rice farm
– Having a local meal with the local farmer at their house

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An.

Day 7: Hoi An – Danang – Flight to Saigon

Fly to Ho Chi Minh City (the formerly Saigon). Upon arrival, enjoy a city tour including Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall, Central Post Office, and Ben Thanh Market.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 8: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Saigon

Travel to My Tho and take a boat ride downstream to Ben Tre to discover the unique lifestyle of inhabitants living along the Mekong Delta. Visit fruit and bonsai gardens, a coconut candy workshop and a rice paper mill. Bike ride or travel by horse carriage along the village road and enjoy local delicacies and tropical fruits, before you head back to Saigon this afternoon for your farewell dinner.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 9: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Departure

Spend half day visiting the famous Cu Chi tunnels, a Byzantine maze of underground passages, chambers and booby traps used by both the Vietminh and the Viet Cong.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 10: (EXTENDED) Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Flight to Siem Reap

In the evening fly from Saigon to Siem Reap.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 11: Siem Reap – Angkor Temples

Explore the Krong Angkor Thom, the town of Khmer including the temple such as: South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Terraces of Elephants, Terrace of Leper King and Former Royal Palace. Afternoon continue visiting Ta Prohm Temple and Angkor Wat.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 12: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake

Travel by boat to the floating villages on Tonle Sap Lake. Return to Siem Reap and visit the local artisans at work, creating carvings, silks and others exquisite crafts. Tonight’s farewell dinner includes a ‘Apsara Dance” show of local culture.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap.

Day 13: Siem Reap Departure

Today, you will be transferred to the airport and depart flight back to home via schedule flight and arrive home the next day. We hope you enjoyed your time and leave this country with endless amounts of stories memories and captivating pictures of the entire journey.

Meal: Breakfast.
Accommodation: N/A.

IMPORTANT

  • Accommodation in a shared double/twin room.
  • 1 night on Halong Junk in private cabin.
  • Vietnam Visa Approval Letter.
  • 07 Breakfasts, 01 Brunch, 06 Lunches & 03 Dinners.
  • Transportation by private car with air-conditioning.
  • 02 internal flights: Hanoi – Danang, Danang – Saigon.
  • Services of English-Speaking tour guide.
  • Tissues and Bottled water on bus – Entrance fees for sights visited.

Suggested Option: WET RICE FARMER (DAY TRIP 4 HOURS) – to be farmer.

  • International flights and departure airport taxes.
  • Travel Insurance during your trip
  • Vietnam Visa Stamp fee (US$ 45 per person)
  • Cambodia Visa (US$ 20 per person)
  • Surcharging special festivals (Christmas, New Year)
  • Peak Season Surcharge: April, September, October, November, December
  • Tipping for the group (US$ 90 per day/9 days, US$ 120 per day/12 days)
  • Personal expenses (laundry, domestic/international phone call…)
  • Beverage in meals
  • Trip delay or interruption by airline schedule change.
    – Extra cost or missing tour caused by flight delay or cancel.

REMARK:
Please be aware that flight times, hotels, logistical services and days of travel are all subject to availability and modifications outside of our control. When there are cancellations or delays, Far East Vacation will make a conscientious effort to secure alternative arrangements of similar value to those in our booking agreement with the customer.

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