- Duration: 14 Days
- Location: Vietnam - Cambodia
- Places: 15 Seats
- Prix: 1490 USD PER PERSON
Start the journey in Siem Reap where locate the Angkor Wat - the pride of Cambodian and one of the most incredible places in the world. Then travel to Phnom Penh, once was known as the Paris of the Orient, get to know the bloody days at killing fields, and visit Royal Palace. Head to Ho Chi Minh City, the cosmopolitan city of southern Vietnam, exploring the robust of Mekong River and underground system in Cu Chi tunnels. See the former imperial capital of Vietnam in Hue and the charming ancient town - Hoi An. Transfer to the North, discover the mixture of old and new in Hanoi city. Finally, cruising to the breathtaking view of the Wonder of Nature- Halong Bay.
»Hanoi: Discover a different side of Vietnam's capital city, cycling around the village and rice fields.
»Halong Bay: cruising through the emerald water and thousands of limestone karst
»Ho Chi Minh City: Be awe by the never-ending energy of this vibrant city
»Hue: Imperial Capital - home of the last emperor of Vietnam
»Hoi An: A lovely town of ancient bustling trading port between 15th and 19th century.
»Mekong Delta: Discover the local's life alongside the mighty Mekong River
»Cu Chi Tunnels: Explore the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels System which was used during the Vietnam War.
»Siem Reap: A gateway to the ancient world
»Phnom Penh: Capital of Cambodia where examples of French-inspired architecture
DAY 1: SIEM REAP ARRIVAL
Welcome to Cambodia, your guide and driver will pick you up from the airport and transfer to the hotel for check-in.
After that, we will take a short walk along the road in front of the King’s Residence to see the Main Shrine, where the local people usually worship, with its statue of Yeay Teap, Preah Ang Chek and Preah Ang Chorm. Then continue to the most respected pagoda which was founded in the 18th Century - Wat Bo. Like the Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh, the Vihear of Wat Bo contains unique wall paintings of the Reamker that are said to be late 19th Century. Look for the daily-life market scenes such as an opium smoking Chinese merchant, the colonial-era French officer at the market and the French soldiers attending a traditional dance performance. Also of interest is the large collection of Buddha statues located behind the main Buddha. Then continue to visit "Chantiers Ecoles - Les Artisans d'Angkor" which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting.
Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 2: SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT TOUR (B)
Have breakfast at the hotel and then our guide will take you to visit The South Gate of Angkor Thom: Bayon Temple, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanaka, Elephant and Leper King Terrace. Continue visit to Ta Prohm (the jungle temple).
Having lunch at a local restaurant then visit Thommanan, Chaosay Tevoda, Ta Keo: small, attractive temple in very good condition, built all the same time as Angkor Wat. Continue to Angkor Wat: The “7th Wonders’ of the World”. World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. Continue visit to Bakheng Hill: Sunset viewing on the top of the hill. Bakheng is the first major temple to be constructed in the Angkor area; this temple-mountain offers extraordinary views of the Tonle Sap and Angkor Wat.
Overnight in Siem Reap
DAY 3: FROM SIEM REAP TO PHNOM PENNH (B)
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel – transfer to Phnom Penh on an air-conditioned bus. En route, we will stop for a quick visit at the spider market. Arrive in Phnom Penh and have lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will visit Royal Palace where the King of Cambodia and the royal families live. Then continue to Silver Pagoda serves less as a functioning temple than a repository for cultural treasures such as 90 kg golden Buddha encrusted with 2086 diamonds. Finally visit Wat Phnom Temple is one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh. Built-in 1373 on an artificial hill by the wealthy widow Daun Chi Penh.
Overnight in Phnom Penh
DAY 4: TRAVEL FROM PHNOM PENH TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B) - FLIGHT INCLUDED
Have breakfast at the hotel. In the morning we will visit Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 prison). This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. More than 17,000 people held at S-21 were taken to the extermination camp at Choeng Ek to be executed. Then visit Russian Market (Toul Tumpong Market), the market has gained a reputation for cheap clothing, a large selection of Buddha images and woodcarvings, betel-nut boxes, silk, silver jewelry, and classic music instrument. After that, transfer to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 5: CU CHI TUNNELS H/D - GROUP TOUR (B,L)
In the morning, our guide will come to the hotel and pick you up for the tour to Cu Chi Tunnels. The trip will take approximately one and a half hours driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by a video about how the tunnels were constructed and how 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 specially 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, native Cu Chi tapioca will be served.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 6: HO CHI MINH CITY - MEKONG DELTA - GROUP TOUR (B/L)
Have breakfast at the hotel and ready to be picked up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, depart for Mekong Delta tour southward Vietnam.
On arrival in Cai Be, set off for the Cai Be floating market by motorboats and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on their vessels. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Then wander in small villages, visit fruit plantations, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music. Afterward, paddling through a series of small canals to experience the charm of the Upper Mekong Delta. Arrive in Tan Phong Island, the green pearl where you can enjoy yourself with nature.
Lunchtime is a good chance to get closer with the local and you will learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. Food is cooked by yourself, and fresh river food is served in the heart of the garden. Cycle in the village path through orchards. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong Delta.
Take a boat ride back to Cai Be and meet your bus for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
DAY 7: HO CHI MINH TRAVEL TO HUE (B)- FLIGHT INCLUDED
Have breakfast at the hotel and enjoy leisure time until a private car transfer you to the airport, and ready for the next flight to Hue. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Hue for check-in and relaxing.
Overnight in Hue
DAY 8: IMPERIAL HUE CITY TOUR - GROUP TOUR (B)
Have breakfast at the hotel. The guide will pick you up around 8:00-8:30 am, and you will head to the boat station, from where you will take a boat trip. The dragon boat will cruise along the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda, which is considered to be the most beautiful pagoda in Vietnam. Then you will head to the Imperial Citadel, the residence of the Nguyen Dynasty, which was Vietnam’s last royal dynasty. Then you will visit The Royal Antiques Museum, one of the first museums in Vietnam. Many collections of ancient Hue and Royal antiques are displayed here: bronze wares, china, music instruments, royal attires and personal belongings of the Emperor family of Nguyen Dynasty. Then continue to Dong Ba market – the best place for cultural gifts and souvenirs.
Have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will visit the Emperors Tombs such as Emperor Khai Dinh (1885-1925) Tomb, famous for its beauty and unique architecture style, and Emperor Minh Mang (1791-1841) Tomb. On the way back to Hue you will have a stopover at the Conical Hat village to see how famous Vietnamese traditional hats Non-La are produced, and the Incense stick making village to observe how locals make sandalwood and cinnamon incenses.
Arrive back to your hotel around 4:00-4:30 pm.
Overnight in Hue.
DAY 9: TRANSFER FROM HUE TO HOI AN (B)
Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and free time until our driver come and transfer you to Hue by private vehicle. Check-in your hotel in Hue and have leisure time to explore the city on your own pace.
Overnight in Hoi An
DAY 10: HOI AN ECO TOUR (B,L)
Today your English-speaking guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to a tour of the countryside and rivers around Hoi An. As you meander through the countryside you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. After that, you will board the Hoi An Eco-tour boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen. Enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. You will also take a paddleboat trip in a unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat down the waterways of a coconut palm paradise.
After the tour, you will have free time until our driver will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, our driver will pick up you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel in Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 11: HANOI - HALONG BAY - SHARING CRUISE (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel.Get pick-up by the Cruise at 7:30. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival at Halong, you get to enjoy a cruise on the Bay to better explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.
After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long bay, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can opt to attend the activities taking part in the boat or relax for the day.
DAY 12: HALONG BAY- HANOI (B,L)
Rise early for a Tai Chi lesson or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and the return Hanoi around 17:00. Free at your leisure time.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 13: HANOI- BA VI ECO TOUR (B,L)
Have breakfast at the hotel then you will be escorted by an experienced English-speaking guide, a countryside located at the outskirt of Hanoi. The approximate travel time is one hour and 30 minutes.
Then arriving at Mr. Duoc’s house, you will be welcomed with fresh honey tea and green lentils or lotus seeds that made by his family. Imagine a Vietnam in the old time of war through stories of Mr. Duoc, who is not only a veteran who lives during those hard times but also a green tea expert. You will visit his tea plantation which is one of the largest in Ri village and join with locals in green tea processing. Afterward, have a Vietnamese cooking demonstration with another local host and then enjoy a home-cooked lunch in a lovely garden.
Overnight in Hanoi
DAY 14: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE - HA NOI DEPARTURE (B)
Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home. Trip Ends.
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√Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
√All transportation mentioned above
√Domestic flight from Ho Chi Minh to Hue and from Da Nang to Hanoi, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax
√In-tour flight from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City, including 20kg of checked luggage per pax
√Air-conditioned bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh
√Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)
√Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)
√Experienced English speaking guide
√Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
√Halong Bay cruise program with an in-house guide on board
√All sightseeing tickets according to the itinerary
√Tissues and water on coach
√Service charges and government tax
√Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
√24/7 hotline support guaranteed
√No extra charge after services confirmation
X International flights and departure taxes
X Beverage, personal expenses, tips and gratuities
X Travel insurance
X Public holiday surcharge (if any)
X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec
X Early check-in and late check-out (If not mentioned)
X Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport in Cambodia $30/person
X Vietnam visa
X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00 am – 05:00 am
X Other services not mentioned above
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PAYMENT AND DEPOSIT
1. Payment Process
- Deposit: In order to secure your spot for the tour, an amount of 100% internal-flight tickets and 10% of land service are required to pay (the amount vary based each on tour basis). The amount should be made via bank transfer or our online payment method.
After receiving the deposit of your tour, a voucher confirmation will be sent to you within 24-48 hours.
- Final Payment: The balance of your tour will be made one month before the travel date. Payment by bank transfer or online payment is accepted.
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- 31 days and more before departure: 10% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
- 15-30 days before departure: 30% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
- 14 days and less before departure: 100% of the full payment.
- No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full payment
CONDITION OF INSURANCE
- Realistic Asia demands that all clients going on our trips hold proper personal medical insurance. If clients do not hold insurances and refuse to sign on before departure, Realistic Asia reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
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- Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge
- Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
- Any amendment/cancellation made after the confirmed booking is nonrefundable
- Tour is available at the time of booking
- Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions