Majestic Vietnam & Cambodia - 22 Days

This journey through Vietnam and Cambodia offers something for everyone. Vietnam with its interesting culture and stunning scenery and Cambodia with its amazing temples of Angkor and an insight into Khmer history.

Highlights:

  • Authentic Dinner with Vietnamese Family
  • Halong Bay Boat Trip
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Canyoning Tour in Dalat
  • Mekong Delta Tour
  • Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum & Killing Field Day Tour
  • Angkor Wat Siem Reap
Day 1
Arrival in Hanoi and Authentic Food Exprience with Hannah (Home Dinner)

When you come to eat dinner with us, you’ll not only enjoy the Vietnamese fresh and healthy foods but you can also explore more about Hanoian history, lifestyle, economy, social issues and the fun in Vietnam. Everything you want to know.

Day 2
Halong Bay 3 Days / 2 Nights - Party Cruise

Departure: Your Hotel in Hanoi Pick up Time: 8:00 – 9:00 am Today you will be picked up from your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter between 8:00 – 8:30 am depending on the location of your hotel. Please be ready and waiting in the lobby from 8:00 am. Take a scenic 3.5-hour bus ride through rural Vietnam en route to Halong Bay arriving at the marina at around noon. You will board your Party Cruise, get settled into your cabin and then have a traditional Vietnamese lunch on board as you set sail into the calm waters and stunning scenery of Halong Bay. Pass by several unique islets in the form of different animals and objects; Duck Islet, Swan Islet, Fighting Cocks Islet, Incense Burner Islet and Stone Dog Islet. At about 3:00 pm visit an incredible and giant cave called the “Heavenly Palace” where you can take a guided walk through the caverns to see ancient stalagmites and stalactites. Then continue your cruise around the bay between the hundreds of uniquely formed limestone islands and rock formations. Go for an hour-long kayaking trip through a tunnel to explore the floating village of Ba Hang and experience the unique way of life here. Board your cruise ship again around 5:30 pm for a refreshing snack of tropical fruit accompanied by a happy hour glass of wine and some relaxing music. Dare your new friends to take a refreshing dive into the tranquil waters of Halong Bay from the top deck of your cruise boat. Enjoy the scenery and take a shower before dinner is served at 7:30 pm. Enjoy and take part in the fun and games of the evening with the multi-cultural music program with lively dancing and singing!

Day 3
Halong Bay- Party Cruise Trip 3 Days / 2 Nights at Halong Bay

Halong Bay – Cat Ba Island (B/L/D) Wake up this morning to the peaceful atmosphere on the bay with the gentle waves and cheerful seabirds singing their morning songs as the sun rises over the horizon. Have breakfast at 7:30 am and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Halong Bay at dawn. Today you will transfer to Cat Ba island by bus at around 9:30 am and have the chance to explore Lan Ha Lagoon where you can go swimming, snorkelling or rock climbing and enjoy the private beach of Freedom Island. Have lunch at 12:00 pm and then spend the afternoon enjoying games and activities like kayaking, beach volleyball, football, foosball, billiards or simply relaxing and enjoying the day with friends. Have dinner this evening and enjoy the fun of dancing and singing karaoke in the restaurant bar or walking on beach. The party continues into the wee hours tonight! Overnight at a bungalow.

Day 4
Hanoi / Hue

Return to Hanoi from Halong Bay and Overnight Bus from Hanoi to Hue This morning you will have breakfast at 7:30 am and check out of your bungalow for your return bus ride back to Gia Luan Harbour. Board your boat again and enjoy a Vietnamese cooking class and your last traditional Vietnamese meal on board as you cruise back to the Halong pier. You will arrive around 12:30 pm and then take your return bus ride back to Hanoi. Upon arrival, you will be dropped off at your hotel in the Hanoi Old Quarter where your trip will come to an end. Departure: 18:00 pm Arrival: 6:00 am Today, you will take an overnight bus from Hanoi to Hue.

Day 5
Hue - Free Day

Enjoy the free leisure day

Day 6
Hue - Hue Full Day City Tour

At 7.45 am, our guide and driver pick up you at your hotel and then take a full day to discover Hue: visit Emperor Minh Mang’s Mausoleum, Emperor Khai Dinh’s Mausoleum, Performing Programs Of VO KINH VAN AN – Vietnam Traditional Kungfu and Emperor Tu Duc‟s Mausoleums. Stop on the way to see how conical hats and incense sticks are made. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Imperial capital during Nguyen Dynasty and the seven – storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Return by boat on the gentle Perfume River and do not miss the sunset on the river. You will come back your hotel. End of Tour. The tour included: – All entrance fees to destination – Lunch in a restaurant with local Vietnamese food – English speaking tourguide – Car transfer & boat trip The tour excludes: – Tips – Drinks – Personal expenses – Tipping/ Gratuities (optional)

Day 7
Hoi An - Hue to Hoi An (Public Bus)

Today, you will take a bus from Hue to Hoi An. After arriving, please make your own way to your hotel.

Day 8
GOLDEN BRIDGE & BA NA HILLS 1 DAY TOUR

If you have a chance to visit Danang city, do not miss one of the most attractive sites – Cau Vang (means “Golden Bridge”) with the special structure in the hills. From here, you can immerse the specular view as well as the fresh atmosphere of the hills in Danang.

Day 9
Hoi An to Nha Trang - Sleeper Bus (Overnight Journey)

The bus from Hoi An to Nha Trang – Sleeper Bus (Overnight Journey) , departs at 18:00 hrs and you will arrive on the next day morning. Please make your own way to your hotel.

Day 10
Nha Trang

Free Day in Nha Trang

Day 11
Nha Trang to Dalat (Bus)

Today, you will take a bus from Nha Trang to Dalat. After arriving, please make your own way to your hotel.

Day 12
Canyoning Tour in Dalat

EXPERIENCE to live stronger, that’s the message we want to send to the young people who desire to conquer, experience and dedicate. Hidden in a gentle, romantic and sluggish Dalat, There is another Dalat, a city fiercely challenging. Life is plenty of difficulties but do not let it overturns us, this is your world. The fear, the weakness will push you to the limit to let you know who you are and what you can do and that is reason why we organize The Dalat Canyon Tour. START: Depart at your hotel in Dalat,we take you along picturesque road to the South of the city, head the Datanla waterfall. Stop at Gathering point,You will learn the basics of knot tying, harness wearing and abseiling techniquesto begin conquering the 10km adventure activities hide deeply in the jungle with this challenge to other challenges. Station 1 – Dry cliff at 18m This is the first activity after we mastered the skills to rappel down the steep cliffs. Quiver is for sure because of the first time to test your skills but very excited to launch yourself into the air and landed safely. Station 2 – Water sliding By the time, the stones have been eroded by the water, creating idea venue for us to water slide down into rapid water. Gently lean over, hands keep the shoulders, take a deep breath is when you slide down the water pulled from the wall, pushing you into the depths of water then up in the water with an excited feeling. Station 3 – “Sky” Falls Water pours down massively. Negative thoughts appear in your head and against you to challenge your mental power. All you need now is a strong heart, a cool head and be alert to face and conquer the human weakness in you. Station 4 – Being a Batman This is a real challenge for you to take jumps from 7m and 11m cliff into a deep lake. Do not hesitate, be strong, nothing can stop your steps. It would be a major change in thinking when you accomplishing. Station 5 – “Washing Machine” You will walk down until your back touches the waterfall, take a deep breath to increase hot blood up to your brain, straight the legs, wide eyes and relax your body. It will spin you around, clean your body and push you out of the falls before hiking up to thehighway and meet our vehicle for transport back to town. Duration: From 4 – 5 hours Activites: Hiking, swimming, rappelling, free jump from high cliffs, water sliding… The tour included: – Pick up & drop off at hotel – Lunch – Professionally trained guides, all necessary forest and tourist permits, first aid kit,fruit snack, purified drinking water, transport,the best canyoning Equipments. The tour excludes: – Drinks – Personal expenses – Tipping/ Gratuities (optional)

Day 13
Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City Bus

Today, you will take a bus from Dalat to Ho Chi Minh City. After arriving, please make your own way to your hotel.

Day 14
Mekong Delta - CAI BE FLOATING MARKET – TAN PHONG ISLAND FULL DAY TRIP

Full day special tour Cai Be Floating market – Vinh Long that Mekong Delta Private Day Tour will bring you to join real life local people. For those who want to see the floating market within one day this trip is the perfect choice for you. Travel to the heart of the Mekong Delta, this trip is your chance to experience the famous floating market of Cai Be and see locals trading fruit and other produce direct from their boats as well as witness everyday life in the watery world. Following is the visit to Tan Phong Island, the green pearl of Vinh Long town where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy your cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes.

See the seasonal picturesque flat rice fields and witness the daily activities on the Cai be floating market. Wander into the small villages to visit the orchard, fruit plantation and enjoy the traditional southern Vietnamese folk music, overnight homestay with local farmers, cycle in the island paths and bring home nice pictures of Mekong delta.

Day 15
Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnels Half Day Trip

Pick up from your hotel to transfer to Cu Chi tunnel. The trip to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours bus driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (guerilla’s food during the war) will be served. Break time for relax or time for those who want to try the real shooting gun. Return to Saigon.

Day 16
Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh (Public Bus)

Today, you will take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh. After arriving, please make your own way to your hotel.

Day 17
Phnom Penh - Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21 Prison) & Killing Field Day Tour

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum & Killing Field Day Tour Visit the S21 Prison (Genocide Museum) in Phnom Penh and the Killing Fields about 15 km from the city center. Wander around the complex and learn about the horrors of the Khmer Rouge genocide through fascinating audio tours. Learn about the history of this horrible tragedy from Cambodia’s past.

Day 18
Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville (Public Bus)

Today you will take a transfer from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville by Pick-up shuttle. After arriving, please make your own way to your hotel.

Day 19
Sinhanoukville - Free Day

Enjoy the free day in Sihanoukville.

Day 20
Sihanoukville to Siem Reap (Public Bus)

Today you will take a transfer from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap by Public Bus. Siem Reap is mainly known for being the closest town to the Angkor temples, but is slowly developing into a pleasant place to stay a few days, thanks to a large expatriate population.

Day 21
Siem Reap - Angkor City Tour

Today, you will join a group tour and your guide start to pick up from a few different hotels, so the pickup time is variable between 7:40am to 8:20am, so guests are advised to wait in the hotel lobby and ready to go as soon as your guide arrives. We will start this day with exploring the temples of Angkor National Park, the World Heritage site and it’s the World Largest Religious Monument. Pay the entrance fee on your own account at the ticket office where we will stop for you to buy one and make your way with the guide to the first stop at Angkor Wat to visit the largest and most impressive of all Angkor temples, considered among one of the 7th Wonders of the World. Angkor Wat was built between 1113-1150AD and dedicated to Vishnu, the Hindu god of preservation. It’s the best preserved of all the temples. Its layout and its scale are simply breathtaking, the wall surrounding the enclosure measures 1,000 by 800 meters and the moat, said to represent the oceans of the world is 200 meters wide. Angkor Wat is an architectural allegory of the mythical Mount Meru in the center of the world (Himalaya). This amazing temple homes the longest continuous bas relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls. We also explore the Angkor Thom complex. Its vast walls, some 6m wide, 8m high and 13km in length contain many monuments. Inside the walls the king, his relatives and officials, military officers and priests took residence, the rest of the people lived outside of the great enclosure, between the two artificial lakes. Our visit will begin with the South Gate, a beautiful introduction to Angkor Thom with well-restored statues of Asuras (demons) and gods lining the bridge. Inside the complex, we will first visit the Bayon with 200 endless smiling faces. This temple mountain situated in the center of Angkor Thom City where sets the Bayon apart from many other Angkor monuments and we will continue to the Elephant Terrace, which owes its name to its outstanding depiction of these animals and the Terrace of Leper King, which presents a magnificent sculpture, popularly known as the leper king and then we continue the tour to Ta Phrom was a monastery built by the king Jayavarman VII as a residence for his mother as well as a school.

Day 22
Siem Reap - End of trip!

Check-out of your accommodation. End of trip 🙂

Included

  • Guided Tour
  • Breakfast Included
  • Transportation (Public Bus or Minivan)
  • Entrance Fees to all sites
  • Breakfast (Accommodation)
  • Cherry Picked Accommodation:
  • 1 Night in Hanoi
  • 1 Night at Halong Bay Party Boat
  • 1 Night at Freedom Island
  • 2 Nights in Hue
  • 2 Nights in Hoi An
  • 2 Nights in Nha Trang
  • 2 Nights in Dalat
  • 3 Nights in Ho Chi Minh City
  • 2 Nights in Phnom Penh
  • 2 Nights in Sihanoukville
  • 2 Nights in Siem Reap

Not Included

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Accommodation
  • Personal Expense
  • Travel Insurance

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Majestic Vietnam & Cambodia

Trip Facts

  • Public Bus/Minivan/Boat/Tuk Tuk
  • solo or group
  • Hostel or Hotel
  • GTAVC