The Best South of Vietnam and Cambodia 7 Days 6 Nights

  • Duration: 7 days

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City icon-16 Can Tho icon-16 Siem Reap

This 7-day package tour will offer you the sightseeing the best highlight of Vietnam and Cambodia. Specifically, you will discover the symbols of the biggest and busiest city of Ho Chi Minh. You also learn more about our Vietnam war by discovering the most complicated tunnels system in Cu Chi to know how we flight the invader. Adidtionally, a quick sightseeing to Mekong delta to enjoy the local atmosphere and know more about heir culture will be a highlight of this package. Coming to Cambodia, it offers you the visiting to Angkor complex, which cannot be missed while travelling to this small country.


Highlights of tour trip: 

  • Visiting the symbols of Ho Chi Minh city
  • Learning more about the history of Vietnam war by discovering the Cu Chi tunnels system
  • Experiencing lifestyle of the locals in Mekong area
  • Taking a sampan on Mekong river to enjoy the unique atmosphere of Southern Vietnam
  • Discovering Angkor complex – the Treasure of Asia recognized by the UNESCO


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Full Itinerary

Brief and Route map

Brief

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City tour – Cu Chi Tunnels

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Can Tho

Day 4: Cai Rang Floating Market – Ho Chi Minh City 

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City – fly to Siem Reap

Day 6: Siem Reap Angkor Tour

Day 7: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap – Departure

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Itinerary

DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY ARRIVAL

Welcome to Vietnam: after long time on airplane, you will reach Vietnam – the S-shaped land, where 54 different ethnic minorities inhabited.

Your group will be warmly welcomed by our guide and driver at the airport and transferred to your hotel in the city center of Ho Chi Minh City.

Free on your own afterward.

Meals included: __/__/__

Parameter: Driving: 7 km/25 minutes

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

DAY 2: HO CHI MINH CITY – CU CHI TUNNELS/BACK TO THE WAR TIME

In the morning 

  • At 08:00, you will be met up by our guide at the lobby of the hotel after you have breakfast, then transferred to Cu Chi tunnels.
  • Cu Chi tunnels are famed for its 200-kilometre-long tunnels, an incredible underground network built by Vietcong during the Vietnam war. By visiting this site, you will have a chance to look back to the War time of Vietnam and see how we fight the invaders
  • After spending time visiting these long tunnels, you will go to the local restaurant for lunch

In the afternoon

  • After saving with lunch of local foods, you will get back to Ho Chi Minh and visit the highlights of the city
  • Firstly, you will visit The Reunification Palace, whose architecture is a blend of traditional ritual and modern architecture, typical of the 60s’.
  • Next, you will walk a short distance to The Central Post Office, which is one of the oldest buildings in Ho Chi Minh. Being a mixture of Gothic, Renaissance and French influences, this building fascinates tourists by its typical colonial French features, from exterior to interior decorations.
  • Then, the last attraction is Notre Dame Cathedral. The cathedral is considered the symbol of this dynamic city, is located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh and reaches a height of up to 60 meters.
  • If time allows, you can pay a visit to Ben Thanh market, which is one of the biggest wholesales market of the city.
  • At around 17:00, you will be transferred back to your hotel and have your own free time afterward

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Parameter: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi: 90km/Driving: 1.5 hour

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

DAY 3: HO CHI MINH – MY THO – CAN THO/TASTE OF MEKONG RIVER

In the morning

  • At 08:30, you will be met up by our guide and driver at your hotel and leave the hustle Saigon heading to My Tho, the closet delta town to Ho Chi Minh city. It will be a 90-minute driving through the small villages in the western region.
  • You will start your delta trip with a visit to Vinh Trang Pagoda, the most beautiful and ancient pagoda in Mekong Delta.
  • Then take a boat trip on the great Mekong River (Tien River) to visit fish farms where fish are bred in wooden cages suspended under floating houses on the river and see 4 islets: Long (Dragon) islet, Lan (Unicorn) islet, Quy (Turtle) Islet and Phung (Phoenix) islet.
  • Proceed to Thoi Son Islet, visit farmers’ houses and gardens. Enjoy fruits and honey tea served by local people while listening to Tai Tu music – Traditional music of the Mekong people. Discover small canals of Mekong delta by hand rowing boat
  • Leaving Thoi Son, move by boat to visit Coconut – candy workshop and taste a hot coconut candy, Coconut handicrafts as souvenir.
  • Then you can walk and enjoy riding a horse-drawn carriage on country lanes to see some activities of the local farmers.
  • Enjoy your lunch

In the afternoon

  • After lunch, you will get back to the mainland where your private car is waiting and go to your hotel in Can Tho.
  • At around 17:00, you will reach Can Tho, check in your hotel and free on your own afterwards

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Parameter:

  • Ho Chi Minh – My Tho: 70 km/Driving: 1.5 hour
  • My Tho – Can Tho: 100 km/ Driving: 2 hours

Today useful note(s):

  • Wearing clothes covering your shoulder and knees to visit the pagoda but comfortable to do the boat trip and walking
  • Sun cream must be prepared to protect your skin from sun

Overnight in Can Tho

DAY 4: CAI RANG MARKET – HO CHI MINH/EXPERIENCE FLOATING MARKET

In the morning

  • At 07:00 in the early morning, you will start from Ninh Kieu boat quay, where you cruise along the small and picturesque canels and stop to see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats).
  • You then make a stop to enjoy the beautiful scenery and the daily activities of the locals who lives along the Mekong canals
  • After that, you check out hotel and depart for local restaurant for lunch

In the afternoon

  • After having lunch, you will have some free time before leaving back to Ho Chi Minh at 15:00
  • At around 18:00, you will reach your hotel in Ho Chi Minh and have your own free time afterwards.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Parameter: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh: 170 km/Driving: 3.5 hours

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 5: HO CHI MINH CITY – FLY TO SIEM REAP – DINNER WITH SHOW

In the morning

  • At 11:30, our driver will take you to the international airport for taking the flight to Siem Reap
  • On your arrival, your guide and driver will meet you at the airport for a transfer to your hotel. Free time to relax (check in time: 2:00p.m)
  • Tonight, you enjoy dinner with Apsara Dance show at a local restaurant before transferring back to your hotel in Siem Reap. Apsara Dance is one of Cambodia’s most famous arts, depicting scenes from Khmer mythology.

Meals included: Breakfast/__/Dinner

Flight information: VN813   Vietnam Airlines                  SGN – REP                 16:20 17:30

Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 6: SIEM REAP ANGKOR TOUR/TREASURE OF ASIA

In the morning

  • At 08:00, after breakfast at hotel, you start your sightseeing tour of Angkor area by exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King
  • Then, you visit the largest as well as the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares.
  • Enjoy your delicious lunch in a local restaurant.

In the afternoon

  • After lunch, we stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple and the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight.
  • There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man’s creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature.
  • In the end of the day you will enjoy the sunset at the Preah Rup temple before coming back hotel at around 18:00.

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

Overnight in Siem Reap

DAY 7: SIEM REAP – TONLE SAP LAKE – DEPARTURE

In the morning

  • At 08:00, our guide and driver take you to Tonle Sap lake where you enjoy a boat ride. This is the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom Penh.
  • You will see a fishermen’s “floating village” with floating schools, floating police station, etc. It is same as a big village floating on the lake, and the “village” move from place to place following water levels
  • At noon time, lunch will be served in a local restaurant

In the afternoon

  • Depending on your flight time, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight

Meals included: Breakfast/Lunch/__

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What's Included & Excluded

Included:

  • The accommodation in twin/double basis with breakfast (Central location, Top position on Trip Advisor)
  • Experienced English speaking local guide
  • All entrance fee and sightseeing tickets as listed
  • Delicious meals with local food and tastes as listed (others are upon your request)
  • Air-conditioned transfer during the whole tour
  • Complimentary 1 bottle of water each day
  • Service charges and government tax
  • Boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake
  • 1 International Flight: Ho Chi Minh – Siem Reap

Excluded:

  • Meals, Beverages which are not specified in the program
  • Any unclarified flight tickets
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any personal expenses
  • Any gratuities and tips to driver and tour guide ($3-5/person/day for both guide and driver, $1 for boat rower, cyclo rider)
  • Bank fee

Note:

  • Prepare 2 passport size photos for Stamping visa at airport on arrival
  • Itinerary can be run in reserve
  • Check in time is normally at 14.00; check out time is normally at 12.00. Early check-in or check out is upon on availability of the hotels.

Price

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CHILDREN POLICY

AGE RANGE ROOM SHARING BED REQUEST CHARGE
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Existing bed FOC
Kid < 5 years old 2 adults Extra bed 50% tour price
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Existing bed 50% tour price
5 =< kid =< 12 years old 2 adults Extra bed 75 % tour price
Kid =< 12 years old 1 adult Existing bed 95% tour price
Kid >= 12 years old Any Existing bed 100% tour price
Policy for flight tickets will be issued by the Airlines

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