With this Vietnam Cambodia Itinerary, you will discover all Vietnam’s highlights from the North to the South and a part of Cambodia.That’s really interesting and more emotions when you visit the rolling mountains of Sapa, Cultural traditions strong ethnic identity; the landscape is considered thenatural wonders of the world (Halong Bay) or legendary Highlands land full of sunshine and wind. Beside that, you have wonderful time at the naturals beaches, ride slowly on the Hoi An ancient streets and deep inside in sweet lullabies on the Perfume River in Hue. In addition, moving to Angkor that is the containing land full of glamour, charm and mystery . This has been a prosperous about economic development, science and ancient culture of the Khmer empire in the pastand has been become the intersting place for tourists from over the world. Majestic Angkor is the great place you wouldn’t miss in your trip to Cambodia.This tour, you have time to discover the largest religious monumentever built, Angkor Wat that is architectural master piece of humanity. Beside that, visiting to the stunning royal city Angkor Thom that has many statues with mysterious smile always attract the tourists. So, Let Travel sense Asia support you this trip and we sure you will have amazing vacation in Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary.
8.30, meet up with our tour guide at hotel lobby. Start a day visit Hanoi City with the most interesting sights, including: Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and His Stilt House, Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda. Continue to Temple of Literature. Lunch in local restaurant. In the afternoon visit Ethnology Museum, and after that visit the beautiful West Lake with Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple, end of the day by water puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi.
*Add on: Tea break to view Sunset on the West Lake or by Hoan Kiem Lake (if weather permits).
Day 3: Hanoi – Ninh Binh (B,L)
8.30, Depart Hanoi for Ninh Binh province and enjoy the drive through the luxurious vegetation of the Red River Delta. Continue on to Hoa Lu, the capital of Vietnam from 968-980. After that transfer to Tam Coc and take a cruise on sampan to visit karts and the scenery of “Halong Bay on land”. Back to Hanoi in the afternoon. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi –Halong(B,L,D)
8.30, transfer to Halong. Abour 11.30-12.00, you are welcomed on boat and have set lunch while cruising in the bay. Depends on which cruise you choose, the detailed itinerary will basically included visit Amazing cave, kayaking (extra option), swimming in crystal water and enjoy the landscape.
Dinner and overnight on the cruise.Overnight on Junk
Day 5: Halong – Hanoi – Lao Cai (Brunch)
Breakfast on boat. Cruise back to Halong City. Our driver is waiting for you to transfer back to Hanoi at about 4pm. Free for your own leisure. Driver picks you up, transfer to train station. Boarding night train to Lao Cai. Overnight on Train
*You can leave your luggage at the hotel while out for dinner and come back to transfer to Hanoi Train station.
*Bring some snacks if you prefer on the train
Day 6: Lao Cai – Sapa– Cat Cat (B)
6.00, arrives Lao Cai. Driver and local tourguide are waiting for you at exit gate with your name on sign board. Transfer to Sapa (45min). Breakfast at the hotel or local restaurant.
8.30, meet up with your guide again to start trekking to Cat Cat village where the Black H’Mong is located (3km from Sapa). Back to Hotel at noon time. Free for your own leisure in the afternoon. Overnight in Sapa
* Early check in upon on availability. Getting room for early check in is upon on request.
Day 7: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Lao Cai – Hanoi (B,L)
Breakfast at hotel.
8.30, transfer to Lao Chai village, start trekking from here to Ta Van Village where the Red Dzao and Dzay People located. Enjoy the secnery of Muong Hoa Valley. Pinic lunch is included. Back to Sapa in the afternoon. 17.00, transfer to Lao Cai train station. Overnight on Train
*If today is Tuesday, Thursday, Sat or Sunday, you will have chance to visit some of the most beautiful markets in North West Vietnam.
Day 8: Hanoi – Hue (B)
5.00, Arrives Hanoi. Driver and guide picks you up at train station. Get your moment by taking photos of Hanoi Flower market in the morning and have breakfast in local restaurant. Transfer to airport for midday flight to Hue. Transfer from airport to hotel in Hue and check in hotel in Hue. Overnight in Hue.
Day 9: Hue City (B,L)
8.30, visit Hue – a charming city in the Centre. Start with a boat trip on Huong River to visit Thien Mu Pagoda, after that visit the Old Citadel, explore the last empire of Vietnam. Lunch in Local restaurant. Afternoon visit Minh Mang, Tu Duc and Khai Dinh Tombs. Overnight in Hue
*Add ons: A special of Salt & Rice festive dinner can be ordered in advance (contact us for more information).
Day 10: Hue – Hoi An (B,L)
Today we will transfer through Lang Co beach, Hai Van Pass, Marble Mountain and reach to Danang. Visit Cham Museum and arrive Hoi An in the afternoon. Check in your hotel. The rest of the day free for your to explore. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 11: Hoi An (B)
Free for your own leisure. Overnight in Hoi An
– ½ day cooking class
– ½ day visit Tra Que Vegetable village
– ½ day lantern making
– ½ day visit My Son – The Cham Ruins from 13th century
Day 12: Hoi An – HCMC (B,L)
Transfer to airport for morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City, driver picks you up at airport, transfer to hotel. Check in hotel. Afternoon tour of Saigon including Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Post office, War Remants Museum, Giac Lam Pagoda, China Town with ancient pagodas and temples and bustling Binh Tay Market. Dinner Cruise on Saigon River. Back to Hotel. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 13: HCMC – Cao Dai – Cu Chi (B,L)
8.30, drive to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh to observe the midday service. Cao Daism is a combination of Buddhism, Taosim, Confucianism and Christinaity. After lunch, we drive to Cu Chi Tunnels – the famous base during US – Vietnam war. Back to hotel.
Overnight in Saigon
Day 14: HCMC – Ben Tre (B,L)
Meet your guide at your place, transfer to Ben Tre where we take a boat trip on the Mekong River to Coconut Islet. Enjoy a brief walk on the islet, trying native fruits and viewing local handicraft production. Continue by boat to Tan Thach Commune to visit a family-run enterprise making coconut candy. Take a horse-drawn cart to Quoi Son to visit a bee farm and to enjoy tea & candies. After lunch with sample the local delicacy, Elephant’s Ear Fish. Return by boat to My Tho, where our vehicle is waiting for transfer to HCMC for overnight.
Day 15: HCMC – PhnomPenh (B)
This morning we leave from road the most direct route to Phnom Penh. Welcomed by our tour guide and transfer to hotel for check-in. Lunch and afternoon visit Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, Friendship monument, Independence monument and National garden park. Over night in Phnom Penh
Day 16: Phnom Penh (B)
Morning visit Wat Phnom, the historical cradle of Phnompenh Capital, then discover to the Khmer traditional culture at National fine-art Museum. After lunch depart to visit Toulsleng S21, the witness of Pol Pot genocidal regime and Cheuong Ek Killing fields. Over night in Phnom Penh.
Day 17: Phnom Penh – Siemreap (B)
This morning we will leave from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap by boat, will meet and pick up from boat station for hotel. Then we travel 15kms from Siem Reap, to visit the Roluos group, Hindu worship temples dating from the late 9th century and representing the beginning of Khmer architecture. We will visit the three main temples dedicated to Shiva: The temple Preah Ko, erected by Indravarman in the late 9th century. Temple Lolei, the twin to Preah Ko,and see its sandstone carvings. Temple Bakong, the largest of the Rolous group, and served as the city’s central temple. The Group represents the remains of Roluos Hariharalaya, the first major capital founded in the Angkor region.
Day 18 and 19: Siem reap (Angkor temples) (B,L)
Spend the next two days exploring Angkor temples. Each displays individual and unique architecture. Witness the splendor of these magnificent creations around every corner.
Day 20: Siem reap departure (B)
Morning at leisure and if you are felling energetic rise early to see the monks collecting their alms. Explore this Golden city of monasteries and temples before flying home.
*‘Single room occupancy’ refers to the accommodation element of the program only, and applies to someone who is travelling with others but requires an additional room for him/ herself. Single traveller prices are available on request.
*At the time of quotation, Travel Sense Asia reserves the right to adjust prices to take account of unusual movements in currency markets, hotel and transport costs as a result of inflationary price pressures in oil and other commodity markets.
Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
Visa stamping fee at airport in Vietnam (at current 25$)
Tips & gratuity
Bank fees if paying by credit cards.
Note Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary:
Check in is 14.00 and check out is 12.00
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.
The detailed itinerary of Halong Cruises might be different depends on your junk choice.
List Of Accommodation Recommended
If you want to stay in different hotels, please contact us and we will send you the revised rates within 24 hours.
Silk Path Hotel
Hoa Binh Palace
Victoria Hoi An
Hoi An Riverside
Vinh Hung Resort
Park Hyatt Hotel
Asian Ruby Hotel
Raffles Le Royal
Hotel de la Paix
Angkor Palace Resort
If, at the time of booking, any hotels or rooms in the list above are fully booked, we will endeavour to find accommodation of a similar standard elsewhere. If the only available accommodation is of a higher or lower standard, we will revise the price accordingly and consult you immediately.
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