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Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap
Starts in/Finishes in: Ho Chi Minh City/Siem Reap
Highlights:

  • Visit Saigon, the former name of Ho Chi Minh City which was once also called “the Pearl of the Far East”.
  • Explore the famous Cu Chi Tunnels with amazing underground tunnels built by Viet Cong under Vietnam war
  • Cruise along the quiet canal to experience peaceful atmosphere of the Mekong Delta
  • Take some peaceful time at a laid-back Phnom Penh – capital city of Cambodia
  • Marvel at Angkor Wat- the place that captures the heart of travelers all over the world

Duration: 7 days

Travel Style: Multi-country Tours
Suitable: First timers, Culture seekers, Couple

TRIP IN DETAILS

Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City, met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Meals:
Accommodation: Hotel
Transportation: Private vehicle

After breakfast, drive to Cu Chi where you will visit the amazing network of underground tunnels was used during the Vietnam War by the Viet Cong. This huge construction was a habitation for villagers in the war time. With 3 levels of depth, it was never discovered by the US during the Vietnam War despite its proximity to Saigon. Visit the fighting tunnel system with your local guide. Return to Ho Chi Minh City for a late lunch at your own cost.

Afternoon you’ll enjoy a guided city tour starting with the Reunification Palace, the former Presidential Palace for the president of the South of Vietnam, the Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post office to get good shots for our memory of the big, modern city of Vietnam. Visit Ben Thanh Market to get some great deals. Then you’ll be back to hotel at around 18:00.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel
Transportation: Private vehicle

This morning you’ll head south to My Tho with stop en-route to visit Vinh Trang pagoda. Transfer to My Tho pier for the boat trip on Tien River covering the areas of My Tho fish market and the four islands of Long, Lan, Qui, and Phung. A stopover at the Con Phung (Phoenix Island) to see the manufacture of handicraft made from coconut trees. Continue to Thoi Son Island, pay a short visit to a coconut candy factory and savor the taste of this special, visit a local house to enjoy the taste of honey tea and fresh fruits while listening to traditional music “Tai Tu” – the lovely and romantic melody of one of the tribes in Mekong Delta. Relax on a sampan through one of the small canals of Mekong River. Return to My Tho Pier where your private vehicle will take you back to Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel
Transportation: Private vehicle

After breakfast, transfer by coach to Phnom Penh, changing coach at Vietnam-Cambodia border.

Warmly welcome by our guide and driver then we explore the stunning Royal Palace complex, home to the Cambodian royal family and a symbol of the nation. We begin amid the beautiful royal gardens, landscaped with tropical plants and studded with gleaming spires. We enter the Throne Hall where the royal receptions are held and the Cambodian king’s coronation took place. We then pass the Napoleon III Pavilion made from iron, a gift from the French emperor in the 19th century. We continue to the Silver Pagoda, named after the 5000 silver tiles covering the floor, each weighing 1kg. Inside are some of the country’s most cherished treasures, including a life-size gold Buddha studded with 9584 diamonds, the largest weighing 25 carats.

Then visit the independent monument, King Morodom Statue & Chaktomuk Riverside.

We then make for Wat Phnom, a symbol of the city. Located on one of the few hills in this pancake-flat capital, the first pagoda was originally built in 1373 to house Buddha statues discovered in the Mekong by a woman named Penh. This gives us the modern name of the city, Phnom Penh or Hill of Penh. Cambodians come to the shrine to pray for luck in love and life, employment and exams, so there it is always a bustling place.

Dinner at local restaurant

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel
Transportation: Private vehicle, Plane

Breakfast at hotel

This morning, we will transfer you to Siem Reap. On the way from the Kompong Thom to Kompong Cham we will stop to visit at Skunn Market where people sale Spider for local they eat..!Cove and water buffalo and stone covering local business on the way best spot..!

This afternoon, we will start to visit Wat Preah Prom Rath then, Continue visit War Memorial Monument. We continue to the Chantiers Ecole workshop of Artisans d’Angkor, a handicrafts cooperative helping to revive the artisan skills of the Angkor era. We learn about different techniques, including laquerware, stone carving and silk painting and visit the impressive showroom.

Dinner at local restaurant

Join the Night Pub Street + Shopping at night Market

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel
Transportation: Private vehicle, Plane

Today you will continue with a guided tour of Angkor Temple complex. Visit Angkor Thom, starting with the Bayon, a bizarre structure of several architectural changes reflecting a switch from Hinduism (the foundations) to Buddhism (the superstructure). Next, visit the Elephant and Leper King Terraces, followed by the Baphoun Temple, which is now nearing the end of an eight-year multi-million dollar restoration programme.

After lunch, a short drive will take you to Ta Prohm, strangled by massive tree roots and typical of the condition of the whole complex when French naturalist Henri Mouhot discovered it in 1860. You’ll also visit the Prasat Kravan (also known as the Cardomom Sanctuary) and Srah Srang lake and landing terrace. The Srah Srang is less visited and could be sunrise alternative to Angkor Wat.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel
Transportation: Private vehicle

After breakfast, drive to Siem Reap River where you will take a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake to visit the village of Kompong Pluk. You can ‘go native’ aboard a dugout canoe for a paddle through the flooded forest near the village. You’ll then return to the hotel to a short break till being picked up for your departure flight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation:
Transportation: Private vehicle, Boat

PRICE & INCLUSION

From: US$ per person for a private tour of minimum 6 guests traveling together
Valid till October 31, 2021

Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 3 Dinners
Transportation: Private vehicle, Plane, Boat
Accommodation: 6 Nights
  • Accommodation in three star hotels in Vietnam and Cambodia (Twin shared) with breakfasts
  • All pick up and transfers by private vehicle with experienced driver.
  • Shuttle bus ticket from Saigon to Phnom Penh and Phnom Penh to Siem Reap for a group of less than 10 travellers
  • The use of private boat cruises in Ben Tre
  • Private boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake in Siem Reap
  • English speaking guide as indicated in the itinerary
  • Meals as indicated in the programme
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • All government taxes
  • Entry visa to Vietnam & Cambodia
    International and regional flight tickets and airport taxes
  • Supplement for the upgrade to flights from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh and Phnom Penh – Siem Reap upon request.
  • Travel Insurances
  • Drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program

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