From South Vietnam to North Cambodia 8 days

Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Cuchi tunnels
Vietnam
Mekong Delta
Can Tho, Vietnam
Cai Rang floating market
Can Tho, Vietnam
Royal Palace
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Silver Pagoda
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Angkor National Museum
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Angkor Wat
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Ta Prohm Temple
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Bayon Temple
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Khmer Traditional Dance Show
Siem Reap, Cambodia

OVERVIEW


Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival

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

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be - Can Tho

Day 4: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Chau Doc

Day 5: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh

Day 6: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap

Day 7: Angkor Wat Complex Full day tour

Day 8: Siem Reap Departure

DETAILS ITINERARY


Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival

Upon your arrival in the bustling Ho Chi Minh City, still called “Saigon” by many locals, your guide will welcomed you at the airport and then transfer you to your hotel for check–in.

Your room is at disposal from 14:00. Free at leisure to relax in the rest of the day

Meals: NA
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
 
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh City
Meet our tour guide at the hotel’s lobby, and let’s start our journey to Cu Chi Tunnels, which is about 70km far from Ho Chi Minh City. The attraction is a collection of underground tunnel and construction, from hospital, bedrooms to ammunition storage using by North Vietnam’s army during Civil War (1955 – 1975) as a military camp. You are provided opportunities to crawl along some of the tunnels for exploration more about the Vietnam War, or touch a real-gun with the firing-gun services here (with an additional charge). Lunch is served at a local restaurant on the way we return to Ho Chi Minh City. In the afternoon: Enjoy the attraction of Ho Chi Minh City. Sightseeing examples of French colonial architecture and exploring the Vietnam’s turbulent in past at the War Remnants Museum. Our guide will show you the most interesting sights that Ho Chi Minh City has to offer. Depart from your hotel to the Reunification Palace; this beautifully preserved palace was the residence of the President of the Republic of Vietnam. On April 30th 1975 the American War officially came to an end here. Afterward, we visit Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, which was built in 1880, and the Old Post Office, which was built sometime between 1886 and 1891. It is one of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture. Our last stop would be at a local Market where you can practice your bargaining skills while shopping for souvenirs. Discover local life and culture. You’ll find some of the friendliest, liveliest, most convivial people in the city in here. Return your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Free time in the rest of day
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
 
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be - Can Tho
Early wake up with a “should not be missed” floating market in Can Tho.

Travel along the Mekong and the natural network of canals by motor boat and sampan under the shadows of water coconut trees. Taste seasonal fruits right from the orchard, meet friendly locals, and visit the region’s lively floating markets. Northwest of Can Tho meanwhile, and a stone’s throw from the Cambodian border, is the ebullient town of Chau Doc, south of which Sam Mountain provides a welcome undulation in the surrounding plains.

The opening of the border here has brought a steady stream of travellers going on to Phnom Penh by boat Afternoon, land transfer to Chau Doc and spend one night at this small town before heading to Phnompenh next morning

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc
 
Day 4: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Chau Doc
Early wake up with a “should not be missed” floating market in Can Tho.

Travel along the Mekong and the natural network of canals by motor boat and sampan under the shadows of water coconut trees. Taste seasonal fruits right from the orchard, meet friendly locals, and visit the region’s lively floating markets. Northwest of Can Tho meanwhile, and a stone’s throw from the Cambodian border, is the ebullient town of Chau Doc, south of which Sam Mountain provides a welcome undulation in the surrounding plains.

The opening of the border here has brought a steady stream of travellers going on to Phnom Penh by boat Afternoon, land transfer to Chau Doc and spend one night at this small town before heading to Phnompenh next morning

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc
 
Day 5: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
Have breakfast at hotel.Head to the boat station, take speed boat to Phnom Penh. Transfer to your hotel and have a short rest.

Then visit significant landmarks of Phnom Penh: Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh
 
Day 6: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
07:45 Transfer to Mekong Bus station for departure to Siem Reap (6 hour drive). Your guide will be not with you on bus but he/she will meet you in Siem Reap.

The bus will stop at Arunras Restaurant for restroom and where you can find your own meals or snack before continue to final destination. Upon arrival Siem Reap, meet your guide at Borei Seang Nam station and transfer to check in at hotel for refreshment.

This afternoon, take a fun by Rermork “Tuk Tuk” ride to visit the Angkor National Museum, learn about “the Legend Revealed” and see how the Khmer Empire has been established during the golden period.

Continue to Preah Ang Check Preah Angkor, the secret place where local people go praying for good luck or safe journey. Tonight enjoy buffet dinner with Khmer Traditional Dance Show 

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
 
Day 7: Angkor Wat Complex Full day tour
Morning, visit to jungle Ta Prohm Temple, embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers.

The temple of Ta Prohm was once used as a location to film the famous Hollywood film Tomb Raider. Begin tour to the antique capital of Angkor Thom, start from the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

Afternoon, explore Angkor Wat the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture.

Last but not least, view a wonderful sunset from Angkor Wat or somewhere possible.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
 
Day 8: Siem Reap Departure
Our trip comes to an end after breakfast, with no further activities planned. If you are spending more time in Siem Reap we can help you to book additional nights accommodation just contact your sales agent. Free until transfer to Siem Reap International airport for boarding home sweet home or next destination.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: NA

Price

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TOUR INCLUDES
  • Accommodation in Twin/ Double sharing except overnight at local homestay or on train
  • All transport within Vietnam and Cambodia (including airport pick up & see off), as per itinerary
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide.
  • Speed boat Chau Doc - Phnompenh
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the program
TOUR EXCLUDES
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner in the accommodation.
  • International flights and taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance while in Cambodia
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and bottled water

 

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