17 days / Best of Cambodia & Vietnam

From $1,650
Group size Private
Depart Daily
Tour ID CAV17
culture
history
wonder
senior

Imagine a country full of ancient and modern history, saturated with beautiful religious monuments, teeming with wildlife, and lush with rice fields, grasslands, and rivers. This is probably not how most people think of Cambodia, but after travelling through the country on this 17-day tour, your opinion is likely to change. Get off the tourist trail and let our travel experts show you the real heart of Cambodia.

			

Day 1: Phnom Penh / Arrival

Arrival in Phnom Penh. We welcome and transfer you to hotel. Rest of the day is your leisure time to explore the city on your own.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 2: Phnom Penh

Morning, visit the notorious Choeung Ek Killing Fields & Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21 prison) which serve as a testament to the crimes of the Khmer Rouge (From 1975–1979. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

After lunch, take some minutes at Independent Monument for photo taking. After that, visit the opulent Royal Place, home to Cambodia’s Royal family, and its Silver Pagoda. Continue your visit at The National Museum with its superb collection of Khmer art. The last place to visit today is Wat Phnome, the most famous buddhist temple in Phnom Penh.

Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.

(B,L)

Day 3: Phnom Penh → Kratie

Head to Kampong Cham, soak in the scenery of rural Cambodia, drive through cashew nut plantations, rice fields, and traditional villages. Tour the town center before continuing to Wat Nokor.

Afternoon, your lesiure in the sleepy riverside town of Kratie. Enjoy a spectacular Mekong sunset.

Overnight in Kratie.

(B,L)

Day 4: Kratie

Morning, a walk to a local market, see local people trading. Set out for a countryside tour. And then board a boat to try and catch a glimpse of the endangered, freshwater Irrawaddy dolphins. Continue towards the village Sambo for a visit of Wat Sorsor Mouy Roy Pagoda.

Afternoon, cross the river to the island of Koh Trong, take a horse cart or biking, see floating village and much more. Return to Kratie by boat.

Overnight in Udom Sambath, Kratie.

(B,L)

Day 5: Kratie → Kampong Thom

Depart for Kampong Thom, see the countryside scenery and the local life during the transfer. Visit take 1000 steps climbing up to Phnom Santuk Mountain, enjoy spectacular vistas from the top. Continue by road to Kampong Thom. Afternoon, your leisure time in Kampong Thom.

Overnight in Kampong Thom.

(B,L)

Day 6: Kampong Thom → Siem Reap

Heading out to north of town, visit Sambor Prei Kuk, a jungle-enclosed temple complex, very less touristy and worth your visit. See the melding of architecture with nature surrounding. Lunch with local food. Continue towards Siem Reap.

On arrival in Siem Reap, check-in at the hotel and leisure in the afternoon.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

(B,L)

Day 7: Siem Reap

Morning, visit to the antique capital of Angkor Thom. Continue your visit at Ta Prohm, one of the most beautiful temples in Angkor. Lunch at a local restaurant.

Afternoon, visit Angkor Wat the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor.

Evening, enjoy buffet dinner and watch Khmer Traditional Dance Show at a local restaurant.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

(B,L,D)

Day 8: Siem Reap

Morning, visit some famous temples in Siem Reap including: East Mebon, Ta Som, Neak Panan, Preah Khan, Pre Rup.

Afternoon, sightseeing at the Tonle Sap Lake, the “Great Lake” of Cambodia, on a traditional wooden boat.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

(B,L)

Day 9: Siem Reap

At 8.00am, we drive out of the city to go to Koh Ker. Abandoned to the forests of the north, Koh Ker, capital of the Angkorian empire from AD 928 to AD 944. It takes about 1.5 hour to reach Koh Ker. On arrival, we start to explore the complex.

10.30am, we drive back to Siem Reap. On the way back, we stop at two famous temples: Prasat Neang Khmaw & Prasat Pram. Lunch at a local restaurant near Beng Mealea temple.

1.30pm, we visit Beng Mealea temple. Enjoy a short walk through the dense jungle and discover the wonders of an overgrown temple, Beng Mealea, which lay undiscovered for centuries. We proceed to the last one that we visit today, Banteay Srey, the “gem” of the Angkor area.

Overnight in Siem Reap. (B,L)

Day 10: Siem Reap → Hanoi

Morning, your leisure for your relaxation in Siem Reap. Afternoon, we transfer you to airport for flight to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi.

(B)

Day 11: Hanoi

Hanoi city tour. Visit some famous places in Hanoi that includes The Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son Temple and Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.

Take a cyclo tour for sightseeing around the Old Quarter of Hanoi. Watch video

Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

Day 12: Hanoi → Hoa Lu

After breakfast at hotel, we transfer you to Hoa Lu (in Ninh Binh), the ancient royal capital of Vietnam. Take a sightseeing tour and take a bike to reach Tam Coc. Enjoy lunch and start exploring the famous 3 caves. Return to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

Day 13: HanoiSapa

Early morning, pick up from the hotel depart for Sapa. Arrive Sapa Town around 1.00pm. You will see the town full of color with traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic People. Check-in hotel and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

Around 14.30, have a short trek to the gate of Cat Cat village. See the daily life activities of the locals, trek down to the valley bottom to the waterfall where the French built a Hydraulic Power Station. Stop at a bridge to see waterfall then you will walk uphill for to go back to Sapa Town. Have dinner at the hotel’s restaurant,

Overnight at hotel in Sapa town. (B,L)

Day 14: SapaHanoi

Breakfast at hotel and prepare light pack for trekking. At 9.30, trekking from Sapa town to Muong Hoa valley, admire the spectacular landscape of Hoang Lien Son Mountain and rice terrace. Around 12.30, picnic lunch at Lao Chai Village. After lunch, heading to Ta Van village, home of Dzay ethnic people to see the local daily life. At 14.30, we picks you up at Ta Van Bridge to Sapa to go back to Sapa town.

15.00, have a shower at hotel before going back to Hanoi. Arrival in Hanoi at around 21.00.

Overnight in Hanoi. (B,L)

Day 15: HanoiHalong bay

Morning, enjoy breakfast at hotel. We leave Hanoi for Halong bay around 8.00am. Upon arrival in Halong, embark and have delicous lunch onboard. We cruise through thousand amazing islands and islets during the lunch. After lunch, take a refresh in your room before visiting Surprising Cave, kayaking, swimming… Go back to the boat, get a drink and enjoy a sunset scenery in the bay.

Overnight on boat in Halong bay.

(B,L,D)

Day 16: Halong bay → Hanoi

Morning, breakfast on board. Cruise further and stop at a Pearl Farm village. Continue cruising through many islands and islets to explore the hidden charm of Halong bay. Lunch on board while going back to the prier. Transfer back to Hanoi.

Overnight in Hanoi.

(B,L)

Day 17: Hanoi / Departure

Breakfast at hotel. Your leisure time in Hanoi to explore the city on your own until we transfer you to airport for your departure flight.

(B)

Tour price per person in USD

Option Tour Price
Basic
3 star
1,650
Deluxe
4 star
1,990
Luxury
5 star
2,490
First Class
5 star ++
3,380

Saving 5% of the price for group from 3 persons upwards

The price includes:

  • Hotels and other accommodations.
  • Meals as mentioned (B,L,D = Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • English speaking local guide
  • Transfers as mentioned
  • Entrance fees.

Excludes:

  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses

Note: The tour price based on two persons onwards.

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