VIETNAM CAMBODIA TOUR
Destination: Hanoi - Halongbay - H Chi Minh - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
Duration: 15DAYS 14NIGHTS
Rate Per Person: USD
VIETNAM CAMBODIA TOUR (15 DAYS 14 NIGHTS)
Hanoi-Halongbay-H Chi Minh-Phnom Penh-Siem Reap
DAY 1: Arrival Hanoi (Meal: D)
You are welcomed by our guide at Noi Bai international airport and transferred to city centre for city tour including: Visit the Ho Chi Minh complex (Closed on Mondays and Fridays mornings and whole September and October for annual repairs). Visit One Pillar Pagoda, founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049. This structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. We will enjoy a cyclo ride through Hanoi’s Old Quarter, also known as “36 streets.” This bustling area of narrow streets and alleys is home to thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. It is a great place to explore with plenty of photo opportunities all around you. This evening we enjoy the famous water puppet theatre (roi nuoc in Vietnamese). This is a fantastic art form originated in northern Vietnam. Check in (Double/Twin Shared Room for 02Nights with daily Breakfast). Dinner at local restaurant & Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 2: Hanoi – Hoa Lu – Tam Coc (Meal: B/L)
Have breakfast at hotel. we have a 2 hour drive (110km South) to the city of Ninh Binh, also known as the Inland Halong and the Ancient Capital. It will be an exciting day highlighted, by a 2 hour boat ride in a hand woven bamboo row boat down the Tam Coc streams enjoying spectacular scenery surrounded by rice paddies and towering limestone mountain peaks. After lunch served at a local riverside restaurant we make a short transfer (4 km) down a peaceful country road to Hoa Lu, Vietnam’s ancient capital eleven centuries ago. Here, there are two temples dedicated to King Dinh and King Le, the founders of the ancient capital during the 10th century. Return to Hanoi . Lunch at local restaurant. Arrivel Hanoi at late afternoon. Dinner at your own. Lunch at local restaurant & Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (Meal: B/L/D)
We then travel overland to Ha Long bay for 2 days package overnight on board. 12:00 embark the cruise boat. Ha Long bay is definitely an outstanding natural beauty which has been been well known not only in Vietnam but worldwide also. The rock formations are wonderful with variously shaped islets which many of them contain fabulous caves full of colorful stalagtites and stalagmites. The caves, floating villages, beaches are really indispensable to a complete trip. Your trip will commence with an extravagant welcome seafood lunch while the boat is navigating around the magnificent islets reflecting in emerald water to reach a floating village where the locals live on fishing offshore or raising fishes in cages. Especially, the cruise boat would take you to the best cave in Ha Long bay, Sung Sot or Surprising cave before a short walk on a beach from which you can do a moderate exercise by taking four hundred steps to reach island’s top for panoramic view of the bay. Check in (Double/Twin Shared Room for 01Nights with daily Breakfast). Lunch & Dinner on the Board & Overnight on board
DAY 4: Halong – Hanoi (Brunch/D)
Keep cruising around the bay for further discovering of the fantastic natural beauty. Brunch is served around 9 O’clock. 11:00 disembark the cruise ship with check out procedures including settling your bills. Drive back to Hanoi. (Note: Different cruise ships offer different itineraries)
Dinner at local restaurant & Overnight in Ha Noi
DAY 5: Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh. Meet on arrival at Tan Son Nhat International airport and transfer to city center for city tour: Reunification Palace which was the workplace of the President of South Vietnam & was then known as Independence Palace.
Visit War museum which primarily contains exhibits relating to the American phase of the Vietnam War, and is a major tourist attraction. Visit Notre Dame Cathedral, the spiritual and cultural crucible of the French presence in the Orient & the General Post Office, the ancient & with French colonial architecture style. The final stop is at Ben Thanh market which is always loaded with varieties of goods, such as consumer goods, cakes and candies, food and foodstuff, and particularly high-quality fruits and vegetables. Check in (Double/Twin Shared Room for 01Night with daily Breakfast) Lunch & Dinner at local restaurant & Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 6: Ho Chi Minh – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnels (Meal: B/L/D)
Start your trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, visit the incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the long struggle for independence. You will have an opportunity to get the unique experience of guerillas living and fighting underground during the war (a crawl through 50 -100 meters out 200 km of the tunnel system is unforgettable). Local rice paper workshops, nice paddy fields are pleasant sights on the way. Then proceed to Tay Ninh where is home to the head quarter of Cao Dai religion. You will have a chance to witness the daily ceremony at Cao Dai Holy See, and meet followers come to attend the ceremony wearing colored robes, a symbol of the curious combination of the Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity and Buddhism. Lunch & Dinner at local restaurant & Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 7: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta (Meal: B/L)
8:00 Take a full day trip to the watery world of the Mekong Delta , My Tho province where is famous for its extensive orchards and immense rice fields. Take a cruise on Mekong river to visit islands. Here, you can have chance to visit coconut candy workshop & to taste fresh candy- specialty. Enjoy tropical fruits, honey tea & listen to Southern traditional music. Get on a small boat to discover a natural canal of Ben Tre province. Take a short walk in the coconut farm to visit a typical house in Mekong Delta. Back to big boat by rowing boat on small canal. Visit Vinh Trang pagoda prior to drive back to Ho Chi Minh. Dinner at your own. Lunch at local restaurant & Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 8: Ho Chi Minh – Phnom Penh (Meal: B/D)
Pick up from the airport by Private Guide & Driver, then transfer to check in the hotel in Phnom Penh
(Double/Twin Shared Room for 02Nights with daily Breakfast) After check in proceed to the restaurant for lunch and continue to see Wat Phnom is a Buddhist temple located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It was built in 1372. Independence Monument capital of Cambodia, was built in 1958. Then you enjoy shopping at local Market (Russian Market) which is a local market you can search for souvenirs included a plenty of antique items of various materials and selling all type of local garment factories. Dinner at local restaurant & Overnight in Phnom Penh
DAY 9: Phnom Penh Sightseeing (Meal: B/L/D)
After Breakfast move to visit Choeung Ek (Killing Field), the site of a former orchard and mass grave of victims of the Khmer Rouge - killed between 1975 and 1979, National Museum Continue to see Royal Palace is occupied it since it was built in 1860s and Silver Pagoda, Toul Sleng Museum (S21) Thousand of people were tortured and killed here in Pol Pot regime. Lunch & Dinner at local restaurant & Overnight in Phnom Penh
DAY 10: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap (Meal: B/L)
AM: Breakfast in hotel, transfer to bus station for taking bus from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap at 07.30am (It takes around 5hours). Arrival in Siem Reap around 13.00pm then you will be met by tour guide and private A/C Car with driver and then transfer to check in (Double/Twin Shared Room for 05Nights with Breakfast, Superior Room). Free at your own leisure. Lunch at local restaurant & Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 11: Siem Reap Sightseeing (Meal: B/L/D)
After Breakfast we continue to visit ANGKOR WAT TEMPLE, It was built by the Khmer King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century in Yasodharapura, the capital of the Khmer Empire, as his state temple and eventual mausoleum. Breaking from the Shaiva tradition of previous kings, Angkor Wat was instead dedicated to Vishnu. After lunch we continue to visit Rolours Groups, “Rolours Group Temples was the capital of Indravarman I (877 to 889)” as: Preah KO, Bakong and Lo Lei. Lunch & Dinner at local restaurant (01 Buffet with Khmer Cultural Dance Show) Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 12: Siem Reap Sightseeing (Meal: B/L/D)
After Breakfast in the morning visit ANGKOR THOM is a well-known and richly decorated Khmer temple at Angkor in Cambodia. Built in the late 12th or early 13th century as the official state temple of the Mahayana Buddhist King Jayavarman VII. There are many temples inside Angkor Thom such as: South Gate, Bayon, Bapuon, Elephant and Leper King Terrace. After lunch we visit KRAVAN TEMPLE is a small 10th-century temple consisting of five reddish brick towers on a common terrace, located at Angkor. Then continue to see TA PROHM TEMPLE (pronunciation: prasat taprohm) is the modern name of the temple at Angkor, built in the late 12th and early 13th centuries it was founded by the Khmer King Jayavarman VII as a Mahayana Buddhist monastery and university. (5:30Pm to see Sunset at Phnom Bakheng Hill) Lunch & Dinner at local restaurant & Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 13: Siem Reap Sightseeing (Meal: B/L/D)
After Breakfast continue to visit BANTEAY SREY TEMPLE, Banteay Srey is a 10th-century Cambodian temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. Located in the area of Angkor, it lies near the hill of Phnom Dei, 25 km (16 mi) north-east of the main group of temples that once belonged to the medieval capitals of Yasodharapura and Angkor Thom. Then proceed to see EAST MEBON TEMPLE, East Mebon is a 10th Century temple at Angkor, Cambodia. Built during the reign of King Rajendravarman, it stands on what was an artificial island at the center of the now dry East Baray reservoir, After lunch we move to take a boat trip to see TONLE SAP LAKE is the biggest lake in South East Asia, Kampong Phluk is a commune and village in Siem Reap Province in northern-central Cambodia. It is a village built on stilts on the Tonle Sap. The name means "Harbor of the Tusks". Marvel at the beauty of the surrounding area and its inhabitants while you study the lifestyle of the local residents. Lunch & Dinner at the local restaurant & Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 14: Siem Reap Sightseeing (Meal: B/L/D)
Buffet Breakfast visit Phnom Kulen is considered a holy mountain in Cambodia, of special religious significance to Hindus and Buddhists who come to the mountain in pilgrimage. It also has a major symbolic importance for Cambodians as the birthplace of the ancient Khmer Empire, for it was at Phnom Kulen that King Jayavarma II proclaimed independence from Java in 804 CE. Jayavarman II initiated the Devaraja cult of the king, 99–101 a linga cult, in what is dated as 804 CE and declaring his independence from Java of whom the Khmer had been a vassalage state (whether this is actually "Java", the Khmer chvea used to describe Champa, or "Lava" (a Lao kingdom) is debated, as well as the legend that he was earlier held as a ransom of the kingdom in Java. See Higham'. The Civilization of Angkor for more information about the debate). During the Angkorian era the relief was known as Mahendraparvata (the mountain of Great Indra) Lunch & Dinner at local restaurant & Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 15: Siem Reap - Departure (Meal: B)
Buffet Breakfast in hotel, free at own leisure then transfer to airport for departure flight. End of Services! Good Lucks!
- Accommodation for 14Nights with Breakfast (Double/Twin Shared Room)
- Boat cruise on Halong Bay as mentioned in the itinerary
- English Speaking Tour Guide
- Private A/C Van for sightseeing and all transfers as in the itinerary
- Entrance Fee for Angkor Temples 03Days Passes
- Entrance Fee for Royal Palace, Wat Phnom, National Museum, Toul Sleng & Killing Field
- Ticket for Boat cruise on the Floating Village at Tonle Sap Lake
- Bus ticket from Phnom Penh - Siem Reap 01way (It takes around 6hours)
- Meal: 11Lunches & 11Dinners (01 Special Dinner with Cambodian Culture Dance Show)
- Cool mineral bottles of water and the fresh towel during sightseeing
- One Hour Khmer Traditional Massage
- All visa fee upon arrival
- All airfares and airport taxes
- Travel Insurance, Optional Tours & Personal expenses
- Hotel early check-in / late check-out
- All programs are NOT prepared in the Itinerary
- Laundry, Shopping, Tips & gratuities…etc
- Other meals & drinks not mentioned
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- Tour Package based on Twin Sharing Room, so it will cost extra for client who want to stay in Single Room (Single Supplement).
- We arrange English Speaking Tour Guides according to your request, if you requested as: Chinese, Spanish, French, Russian, Vietnamese, Italian, German Speaking Guide, we will charge extra because the rates of these tour guides are higher than English or Chinese Speaking Guide.
- Children 12 years old are considered as the adult so the rate for of children 12 years old or more is the same rate as the adult.
CHILDREN: For children from 03 to 11 years old, the following policy about the rate as below:
- Child in Extra Bed or Twin Sharing, we offer 15% discount
- Child with NO BED (sharing bed with parents), we offer 30% discount
- For infants less than 03 years old sharing beds with parents: no extra bed, no Entrance fee, no Meals, no flight tickets, and all services free, we offer free of charge.
The hotels, tour guide and transportation are very strict about cancellation policy; they always charge us for penalty if we cancel them late after our reconfirmation. So for any cancellation of confirmed arrangements, a cancellation fee will be charged as below:
FIT clients (From 01Pax to 09Pax):
- Cancellation 31 days’ prior arrival will be no charge
- Cancellation 30 to 15 days’ prior arrival 25% charge
- Cancellation 14 to 10 days’ prior arrival 35% charge
- Cancellation 09 to 06 days’ prior arrival 60% charge
- Cancellation less than 06 days’ prior arrival or no show will be 100% charge
GIT clients (From 10Pax or more):
- Cancellation 45 days’ prior arrival will be NO charge
- Cancellation 44 to 30 days’ prior arrival 20% charge
- Cancellation 29 to 15 days’ prior arrival 30% charge
- Cancellation 14 to 08 days’ prior arrival 60% charge
- Cancellation less than 08 days’ prior arrival or no show will be 100% charge
There will be additional charges for amendment according to the policy of the hotel, airline, tour guide and transportation; we will inform you after your amendment.
PEAK SEASON SUPPLEMENTS:
NOTE: The rate of some hotels in Cambodia is higher in the Peak Tourists’ season from 24th December till 05th January and it will also cost extra for compulsory Gala Dinners on Christmas and New Year's Eve. These extra charges will be added to our contract rate to you when your booking is confirmed.
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