This "18-day Vietnam and Cambodia Tour" package is one of our best-selling cheap cost tour itinerary, which will provide you the best part of Vietnam and Cambodia, from the majestic temples of Angkor to the spectacular Halong Bay and the exciting Mekong Delta. Take a cyclo tour to travel through the famous Old Quarter to view the most elegant French colonial architectures in Hanoi; then move to Halong Bay, go fishing and swimming in jade green water and feel the natural beauty of the Bay; then transfer to Hoian to discover the quaint streets, ancient shrines and hospitable ambiance, as well as the gorgeous beaches just out of the town; move to Saigon, to witness the busy city life in Saigon and enjoy a full day unique Mekong River Cruise. Then Fly to Siem Reap, take two days to explore the splendid temples in Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom.
Highlights of "18-day Vietnam and Cambodia Tour" Package:
- Travel to Hanoi and experience a fusion of French and Vietnamese.
- Admire magnificent mountains and learn the culture, people of ethnic minorities in Sapa Town (The Northwest of Vietnam)
- Enjoy Halong Bay – the UNESCO World Heritage Site, with many limestone islands and overnight on the Bay.
- Farming and Fishing Life Tour - Explore the ways of life of both our farming and fishing communities in Hoian.
- Home-stay in Mekong Delta: The best way to deep in and experience the daily life of the vibrant Mekong Delta
- Learn about the architecture and history of ancient Angkor Temples
- Relaxing at Sihanoukville beaches before fishing your trip.
|Private Tour (Group of PAX)||Superior (USD/Person)||Deluxe (USD/Person)||First Class (USD/Person)|
- 3, 4 or 5 star hotel on a twin-share basic with daily breakfast
- Meals as mentioned in the itineraries.
- All landed transfers within the tour by air-conditioned vehicle.
- Domestic air tickets in Vietnam and Cambodia.
- Boats in Halong Bay, Nhatrang, Mekong River.
- Sightseeing English speaking guide.
- All entrance and sightseeing fees as mentioned in the program
- All taxes & services charge.
- 1 bottle of mineral water and 1 wet tissue per person per day.
|Ha Noi||Super||Boss Legend||Hotel De l'Opera|
|Halong Bay Cruise||Bai Tho Junk||Indochina Sails||Paradise Cruise|
|Hue City||Gold Hue||Alba Spa||La Residence|
|Hoi An||Vinh Hung City||Hoi An Silk Village||Palm Garden Resort|
|Nha Trang||Balcony||Liberty Central||Sunrise Nhatrang|
|Ho Chi Minh City||Signature||Saigon Liberty Central||Le Meridien|
|Sihanoukville||Good Time Resort||Secret Garden||Sokha Beach Resort|
|Phnom Penh||Town View||Villa Langka||Sokha Phnom Penh|
|Siem Reap||La Niche D'Angkor||Angkor Paradise||Sokha Angkor Resort|
Arriving at Noi Bai airport, after clearing immigration and customs, you will be met and privately transferred to the hotel. Check in and relax after a long flight. Stay overnight at the hotel in Hanoi.
In the early morning, meet your guide and start full day city tour exploring Hanoi. Start with the Mausoleum of the nation’s founder Ho Chi Minh and the Presidential Palace, followed by the serene One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature known as the site of Vietnam's first university. Next, visit the National Museum of Vietnamese History - it has a total area of more than 2,200m2, displaying nearly 7,000 documents and objects. It also has over 100,000 specimens of precious objects from the cultures of Nui Don, Hoa Binh-Bac Son, and Dong Son. In the afternoon, walking around the Hanoi Old Quarter, ending at the historic Hoan Kiem Lake, visit Ngoc Son, enjoy the Water Puppet Show. In the evening, car transfer to the train station to catch your night train to Laocai. Overnight on the train (4-Berth Cabin).
The train arrives at the Laocai railway station in the early morning. Your guide and driver will meet you there and take you on the 40km drive to Sapa – Northwest Vietnam’s premier travel destination. Enjoy breakfast at the hotel then catch a few hours of rest before beginning your adventure in this beautiful mountain landscape and home to many minority hill tribe peoples. In the late morning, your guide will take you on a two hour trek through the terraced rice fields to visit the villages Cat Cat and Sin Chai, where you will learn about local traditions and daily life. Rest of the day, you are free at leisure or explore the town on your own. Overnight in Sapa.
Morning, trek up Ham Rong (Dragon’s Jaw) Mountain. There are several well tended flower gardens along the way. Going through two Heaven Gates, you will get the top of Ham Rong Mountain. Up here, you will have a sensational spectacular views of the Hoang Lien Son Mountains, including Vietnam’s highest peak - Fansipan. In the afternoon, Sapa Express Bus picks you up at the hotel and transfer back Hanoi. Arrive in Hanoi center, meet our staff and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
Morning, drive to Halong Bay - the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Spend 24 hours on a traditional Junk Cruise in the amazing bay: a natural wonderland composed of jutting limestone islands and sparkling turquoise waters. Arrive at the dock around noon and board your junk. Savor a gourmet lunch of fresh seafood onboard as we sail out into the mystical bay. In the afternoon, cruise around some of Halong’s many islands, including Dinh Huong and Ga Choi. Along the way visit one of the bay’s 3 largest caves (Thien Cung, Dau Go or Sung Sot). Stop at an island cove with a sheltered white-sand beach and take a dip in the warm waters of the Tonkin Gulf (weather permitting). Pass the night on your junk, lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking of calm waters.
Waking up surrounded by the tranquil beauty of the bay, we have time for an early morning dip with joys and emotions for watching sunrise on sea followed by breakfast. The cruise continues to move around the bay for us to discover more secluded areas; we then take kayaking and swimming in the stunning bay. The junk will be near us at all times serving as a backup vessel for those that require it. At around midday we will return to the main harbor before transferring to our awaiting vehicle for a 4-hour journey toward Noi Bai airport for flight to Hue City. Arrive in Hue City, transfer to city center for hotel check in. Stay overnight in Hue City.
Today we will do full-day city tour. Starting by boat trip on Perfume River to visit the picturesque Thien Mu Pagoda, and then visit Minh Mang King Tomb. Transfer back to Hue center for lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, take a visit to the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City. After that, walking around and shopping in Dong Ba Market. Stay overnight in Hue City.
After having breakfast, drive to Hoian ancient town. The scenery on the way is very beautiful, do not forget bring your camera, taking a lot of pictures. Stop at Lang Co beach for coffee and refreshments before winding our way up the spectacular Hai Van Pass to admire the stunning views north to Lang Co beach and south to Da Nang City. Arrive in Hoian, visit Temple Kwan, Phuc Kien Temple, Tan Ky Ancient House, Phung Hung house, Japanese Bridge and cultural show rooms in Hoian. Stay overnight in Hoian.
“Farming & Fishing Life” tour provides you with a close-up and intimate exposure to both the local farming and fishing communities. Accompanied by your tour guide, you commence the day leisurely cycling along country roads witnessing local Vietnamese rural life first hand, discovering all manner of photo opportunities - coming and visiting a beautiful organic vegetable village, watering and planting vegetable, hoeing a soil with local farmer, riding a water buffalo in a rice paddy field; seeing ducks swimming along the rice farm or farmers tending their crops. The photo opportunities are endless. As well you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. Later you will board our Jack Tran's boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen and enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. You will also experience paddling the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat while the waterways of coconut palm paradise. This tour provides you with a cultural window into the ways of life of both our farming and fishing communities.
Free at leisure in Hoian Town.
Transfer to Danang airport (DAD) for flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, car and guide pick up for half day city tour visit: Reunification Palace, War Remnant Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Post Office, Dong Khoi Street, Ben Thanh Market. Free at the rest of day. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
After breafast, transfer to Cai Be. Upon arriving, before going to the cruise ship terminal in Cai Be, the car stops at Cai Be Cao Dai Oratories, which is the religious symbol of local uniqueness. Then the visitors are picked up by the tourist boats to visit the floating market of rice in An Cu commune, Cai Be district – where is the rice trade largest exporter Southwest region of Vietnam, tourists will chat to learn more about daily life of the local people. The next destinations are the ancient village of Dong Hoa Hiep commune and Cai Be floating market. Leaving the floating market, tourist boats take visitors to Tan Phong islet and go to the Chin’s house by a rowing boat in the small canal. Here, guests and homeowners drink tea together, chat and learn more about the daily life of the people Tan Phong islet and how to make lotus tea, lotus jam. Then, guests will enjoy a lotus tea, lotus jam while hearing some Vietnamese traditional tune performed by Mr. Chin. Goodbye Mr. Chin, tourists continue visiting the orchard of Ms. Hang, enjoying the fruits in the garden picked by guests. The next destination is Mekong Eco restaurant where the diners have a chance to participate in cooking process and enjoy their lunch. After the meal, tourists can try to pull the fish hooves, experience the foot bridge – the unique feature of the Southern of Vietnam and take a rest on the hammock woven by banana rope. It will be certainly very interesting. Next, tourists will have an opportunity to enjoy the rowing boat in small canals and stop at MeKong Ecolodge, tourists will check-in their room and take a rest. Around 4p.m: Tourists participate in scooping ditch to fishing activity and the picking vegetables in restaurant’s garden to prepare for dinner. After that, diners and Ecolodge’s members will cook together and enjoy our meal.
8a.m: Tourists can receive the bike -after having breakfast- to begin the journey in which the tourists have an opportunity to discover an enjoyable itinerary and participate in a lot of activities with local people in Tan Phong Island. First of all, tourist will visit Ms Ba’s house to learn how to make the rice-paper used to make the sping roll dishes. Then, the passengers continue going to Ms. 6’s house to see the method to knit the banana hammock from the rope of dry banana leaves. The next destination is Ms Yen’s house - the place where the travelers can learn the way to make jack-fruit leaf cake - a cake is said to be special cake of Tan Phong Island - guests and homeowners will work together and enjoy cake. After that, the tourists will visit Ms Muoi- a very old woman- to see the method to make the leaves that can be the roof of Vietnamese house. Say goodbye to Ms Muoi, visitors cycle to Thao’s house to know how to knit water hyacinth, guests can also enjoy their first handmade lovely gift with the guidance of Ms. Thao. Next, tourists visit a school, to interact with the children. Finally, holidaymakers come back to Mekong Ecolodge to take a rest and check out. At around 12 a.m: Guests have an opportunity to experience the Hiep Duc ferry boat with the local people to go through Tien River and the car will pick guests up in the opposite side. Drive back Ho Chi Minh City for flight to Siem Reap. Overnight in Siem Reap (Cambodia).
Beat the crowd early morning by 7am, visit the picturesque Ta Prohm that had nearly disappeared into the jungle and remains overgrown, an oddly haunting and exotic scene. The magnificent roots of a tree, pushing between the huge stone blocks of the temple in a sort of embrace, evoke feelings that you may remember forever. And continue to visit the intricately carved Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat - one of the world’s most impressive ruins. The temple still owns fine Apsara carvings in Angkorian era art. Lunch is own account. Afternoon, explore the mysterious Royal city Angkor Thom. City & Bayon Its 54-tower temple is an awesome sight. At first glance it seems a shapeless mass of stone, but further scrutiny reveals a face, and then another and another until suddenly you are engulfed by the silent, heavy, enigmatic and silent gaze through half-closed eyes, staring out from a primitive and remote time. Further, visit to the surroundings of the complex including the Baphou, Elephant Terraces, Lepper King Terrace and Royal Place area and visit one more ruin in Angkor Area of Preah Khan temple, built in 12th century by King Jayavarman VII and it is the same style to Ta Prom Temple.
Morning, transfer to Siem Reap airport for flight to Phnom Penh. Upon arrival, meet your guide, transfer to the hotel in Phnom Penh. In the afternoon, visit to Toul Sleng Museum, Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and National Museum. Stay overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
After breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Sihanoukville beach. Arrive in Sihanoukville at noon, check in the hotel and relax. Overnight in Sihanoukville.
Free at leisure in Sihanoukville beach.
Free until the car pick you up at the hotel and transfer back Phnom Penh for flight back home or next destinations. Arrive in Phnome Penh airport. End of “Vietnam and Cambodia Tour Package in 18 days”.