Be astounded in the cultural space and natural landscapes by an amazing Indochina travel through Vietnam and Cambodia will be the most meaningful experience that you have never known before. With Vietnam Cambodia tours, you will discover the authentic culture, explore the fascinating history and get to know the unique tradition of Vietnam and Cambodia on a trip to the most famous and beautiful sightseeing from Hanoi to Halong Bay as well as Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam along with a miracle excursion to the land of temples and pagodas - Cambodia as visiting mysterious Angkor and diverse marvelous sites.  Enjoy this Indochina tour in order to learn more about the exotic features of magnificent world heritage sites accompanied by traditional life in these countries.
 

Tour Code:
Duration: 10 Days/9 Nights
Start/End: Hanoi/ Saigon
Highlights:
Tour Customizable: Definitely! (Tel\dl us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Guides: Local Guide (English Speaking Guide, Other Languages upon Request)
Transportation: Private first-class air-conditioned vehicles
Accommodation: Listed below or equivalent. Rooms with private bath or shower, hotel taxes, porterage, tips, and service charges

Brief Itinerary
Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (L)
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay 1 Day Tour (L)
Day 4: Hanoi – Siem Reap
Day 5: Siem Reap – Full Day Temple Tours (B, D)
Day 6: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake (B)
Day 7: Siem Reap – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (L)
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta (L)
Day 10: Ho Chi Minh Departure

 
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Day 1: Hanoi arrival
Meet your local driver and transfer to your hotel. Relax for the rest of the day and enjoy welcome dinner at a fine local restaurant in town.

Flower bikes along the streets of Hanoi

Flower bikes along the streets of Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (L)
Your visit focuses on the main highlights of Hanoi. You’ll see many of them this morning with a friendly local guide during the included city tour. First, head to the place of the great president of Vietnam, the Ho Chi Minh complex, where you stroll around to visit Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, his stilt house, the Ho Chi Minh Museum, and One Pillar Pagoda. Then, the drive continues to the Temple of Literature, which originally built as a temple to Confucius and was the first university in Vietnam.

The Temple of Literature

The Temple of Literature

In the afternoon, continue to the Museum of Ethnology. Enjoy the time in the area of the most interesting and distinctive museum of Vietnam exhibiting the diverse culture of 54 ethnic groups. Later, take a visit to Hoa Loa Prison, also known as the ‘’Hanoi Hilton’’, which is one of the most horrible prisons in Southeast Asia. Then, enjoy a leisurely 1 – hour cyclo through the Old Quarter, discover colorful squares and be free for shopping before having dinner.

Cyclo tour around the Old Quarter of Hanoi

Cyclo tour around the Old Quarter of Hanoi

Afterward, enjoy the most famous art performance of city, Water Puppet show or one of the other optional alternatives including Tu Phu show (Four Palace Show) – the outstanding ritual performance with impressive music, customs and dance performance; Ionah show performing the modern sides of Hanoi, or Golden Bell Show presenting a diversity of Vietnamese culture consisting of Drum dance, Champa dance, Ritual performance, Flute dance, Quan Ho Folksong, and Bamboo dance.

A scene in Tu Phu show, Hanoi

A scene in Tu Phu show, Hanoi

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay 1 Day Tour (L)
Today, the journey to the shores of Halong Bay – the world natural heritage to enjoy a cruise tour around one of the world’s most beautiful bay after a seafood lunch.  See and explore picturesque scenes of Rocky Dog Islet (Hon Cho Da), Incense Burner (Hon Dinh Huong), Flight Cock (Hon Ga Choi), as well as the two most amazing caves in Halong Bay – Heavenly Palace Cave and Wooden Stake Cave before heading towards Hanoi for an overnight accommodation.

Enjoy the beauty of Halong Bay on the sun deck

Enjoy the beauty of Halong Bay on the sun deck

Day 4: Hanoi – Siem Reap
This morning, leave Hanoi and travel via airlines to Siem Reap airport. Here, you meet your driver and transfer to your selected hotel. Take a rest at your hotel and enjoy your own time or join an optional tour.

Little monks in the Angkor temple

Little monks in the Angkor temple

Day 5: Siem Reap – Full Day Temple Tours (B, D)
Sightseeing with a local guide includes a drive around Siem Reap to visit the south gate of Angkor Thom and to admire the mysterious and amazing architecture containing Bayon Temple, The Royal Enclosure Phimeanakas, Bapoun Temple, The Elephant Terrace, and The Terrace Of The Leper King. Later, head to Small Circuit including Thommanan, Chaosay Tevoda, Ta Keo and the astonishing Ta Prohm. Lunch at local restaurant.

Bayon Temple in the smoke after the harvest

Bayon Temple in the smoke after the harvest

This afternoon, you’ll feel like being lost in the past as you join a visit through one world’s seven wonders – Angkor Wat, and view the sunset on the top of Bakheng Hill. Afterward, enjoy a buffet dinner of Khmer with the traditional show.

Sunset on the top of Bakheng Hill

Sunset on the top of Bakheng Hill

Day 6: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake (B)
Today, an included excursion takes you to Chong Kneas Floating Village where you can take a leisure boat on Tonle Sap Lake to discover the real life of fishermen. During the rainy season, the Tonle Sap Lake is one of the largest freshwater lakes in Asia. Lunch at a local restaurant
In the afternoon, free on own leisure. Dinner on own account.

Local family boating home in Tonle Sap Lake, Chong Kneas Floating Village

Local family boating home in Tonle Sap Lake, Chong Kneas Floating Village

Day 7: Siem Reap – Flight to Ho Chi Minh City (B)
After breakfast, leave Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City, the rest of the day is at your leisure to discover the city.

Food stall on the street of Saigon

Food stall on the street of Saigon

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City Tour (L)
Today, enjoy the city’s main highlights on an included guided sightseeing tour which includes a visit to the Reunification Palace – a palace of old President in South of Vietnam during the American war; the War Remnants Museum exhibiting the futility of wars; Notre Dame Cathedral and Central Post Office where you can admire the masterpiece of architecture from French colonial.

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

An afternoon’s included sightseeing with a local expert shows you many of the best-known Ho Chi Minh’s sights consisting of Cho Lon (China town), Thien Hau Pagoda and Binh Tay market as well as a visit to the oldest and the finest pagoda in Vietnam, Giac Lam Pagoda. Later, travel back to the center to go shopping at the most famous and busiest market of the city, Ben Thanh market. Enjoy Water puppet show at Golden Theater before dinner.
This evening, take a leisurely walk around the night market in Ben Thanh market area and admire the buildings as well as enjoy the air of the city’s busy life, then head towards the hotel for overnight.

Water Puppet Show in Golden Theater in Saigon

Water Puppet Show in Golden Theater in Saigon

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta (L)
Head for the Vinh Long market this morning to see the life of local people. Afterward, take a boat trip to the brick kilns to see the way people here create attractive products. Then, come to visit the orchard & traditional house. We will enjoy some kinds of fruits and tea when listening to the traditional music at Ut Trinh home.
Later, the boat trip will bring you deeper into smaller canals so that you can enjoy the real atmosphere of a countryside and admire the traditional house made of wood and palm tree leaves, see the locals’ daily activities as well as interact with them in Mekong Delta. One more interesting activity is biking on the village paths, on the way, you can see the local farmers working, breath in the peaceful atmosphere here before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.

Local market in Vinh Long

Local market in Vinh Long

Day 10: Ho Chi Minh Departure
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning, the driver will transfer you to the airport to take a  flight back your country.

Saigon General Post Office

Saigon General Post Office

What’s Included?

  • Transfers between airports, hotels, and scenic spots while sightseeing by private air-conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide
  • English speaking tour guide will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. He or she will provide you with the best local knowledge available.
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast as per detail itinerary
  • Entrance fees & permits (if have)
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary with authentic local food. Western food is available (up on request) (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
  • Boat excursions
  • Bottle of drinking water

What’s Excluded?

  • International flights and airport taxes
  • Vietnam Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Other meals which are not indicated above
  • Surcharge and Compulsory dinners (if any)
  • Beverages in the restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Personal and other expenses such as porterage, bar bills, and laundry not stated in the itinerary.

Other Notes

  • Please be aware that hotels and all other logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability. Where flights are canceled or delayed Viet Vision Travel will endeavor to secure alternative arrangements of similar value as noted in our booking conditions.
  • The traveling times mentioned within this dossier are approximations only. These times will vary according to weather, road, traffic or any other prevailing conditions.
  • This itinerary and supplementary information has been complied in good faith and was accurate at time of writing. However, it DOES NOT form part of a contract between the client and Viet Vision Travel.