Vietnam and Cambodia

Lit up Street in Hanoi by Night
Hanoi by Night
Halong Bay Landscape in Vietnam
Halong Bay
Statue of Ho Chi Minh in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City
Food in Siem Reap
Food in Siem Reap
View of Temples in Angkor Thom
Angkor Thom
Ta Keo Temple in Angkor Thom
Ta Keo Temple
Phnom Penh in Cambodia
Phnom Penh

Discover the delights of two of Southeast Asia’s most fascinating countries. Combining compelling history, dramatic landscapes and rich, ancient cultures, Vietnam and Cambodia are dream holiday destinations. This 10-day tour gives you the opportunity to experience their top sites – including Halong Bay and Angkor Thom – as well as more off the beaten track experiences, such as local markets and authentic floating villages. Domestic and international flights, along with some spectacular scenic drives, allow you to cover plenty of ground, so you’ll be able to observe the distinct differences in northern, central and southern Vietnamese culture as well as the difference between the two countries.

All your transfers are taken care of and you’ll have English-speaking tour guides to further enrich your experience.

As always, our tours can be tailor-made to your requirements. Talk to your travel consultant about adding extra excursions to your itinerary.

 

 

Your Vietnamese adventure begins! Your driver and guide will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in downtown Hanoi. Later in the afternoon you’ll explore Hanoi’s Old Quarter by cyclo (Vietnamese rickshaw), and finish of the evening with a welcome dinner at the hotel’s restaurant.
Explore Hanoi’s rich culture and history with a morning tour of the city’s most important sites and museums. After some shopping on Silk street (famous for its tailor-made silk stores), you’ll head to the famous Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre to witness the mesmerizing ancient tradition of water puppeteering.
Your guide will take you to the spectacular Halong Bay, where you’ll cruise through the poetic landscape on a traditional Junk (sailing ship). Throughout the day you’ll explore the array of naturally formed islets and caves scattered across the seascape. In the evening, you’ll be served a fresh seafood dinner on the moonlit bay, with the option of either sleeping onboard overnight or staying at a hotel.
Your guide will take you to the spectacular Halong Bay, where you’ll cruise through the poetic landscape on a traditional Junk (sailing ship). Throughout the day you’ll explore the array of naturally formed islets and caves scattered across the seascape. In the evening, you’ll be served a fresh seafood dinner on the moonlit bay, with the option of either sleeping onboard overnight or staying at a hotel.
After breakfast, you’ll travel to Cu Chi, the heart of revolutionary guerrillas during the Vietnam War. You’ll be invited to crawl in safe areas of the tunnels followed by a visit to a shooting range where you can try out a number of assault rifles. You’ll then return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon for some free leisure time.
Embark on an excursion to the Mekong Delta, a breathtaking maze of canals, swamps and islands. You’ll visit Cai Be, a floating market where you can try exotic fruits. After an atmospheric lunch in a bonsai garden, you’ll be taken back to Ho Chi Minh City for a leisurely afternoon.
Spend your day at leisure until your transfer to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia. Upon arrived in Siem Reap you will meet your tour guide and transfer to your hotel.
Begin the day with a visit to one of the jewels of Cambodia - the awe-inspiring Angkor Thom (‘Great City’). Enclosed by a wall and wide moats, the city is home to many of the finest temples from King Jayavarman VII’s reign, 1181‐1220. In the afternoon you’ll explore the highlight of your trip – Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat today is the largest sacred edifice on earth and of high importance for the Khmer itself.
Your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport for your flight to Phnom Penh. Upon your arrival, you’ll be taken on a guided tour of the capital city.
You’ll embark on a full-day excursion to the old capital, Oudong, and visit traditional craft villages, including a pottery village and a silversmith village.
Time to say goodbye to Cambodia! You’ll have some free time until your transfer to the airport for your flight home.

SUPER HOTEL

Located in the centre of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, the Super Hotel is just a stone’s throw away from many of the city’s top attractions. Part of the international LOHAS movement, (‘Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability’), Super Hotel’s philosophy encompasses the promotion of eco-sustainability and healthy living. As such, a principle aim at Super Hotel is to provide guests with reinvigorating sleep, with the use of superior bedding, special lighting, and a healthy breakfast. That means that upon arrival, guests can choose from a range of pillows, according to their preference for softness or firmness! The hotel’s rooms are extremely comfortable and spacious, fitted with parquet flooring, a flat-screen TV, and air-conditioning. Super Hotel is also home to Le Carnot, a super restaurant which specializes in Japanese food!

ACLASS LEGEND CRUISE

Hop aboard this spectacular ship for the night(s) of a lifetime! Aclass Legend Cruise offers air-conditioned cabins with hardwood flooring and wooden furnishings, as well an en-suite bathroom and wall-to-wall windows for panoramic sea views. Aclass Legend Cruise also features a dining room on the third floor of the ship, where guests can dig into traditional Vietnamese and Western cuisines, served by the ship’s personal chef. The ship also includes a cozy bar, where you can sip on an evening cocktail as you watch the sun set over the glistening waters of the bay. Aclass Cruises are renowned for their first-class hospitality, ensuring that guests are provided with luxury services as they cruise through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Halong Bay.

SONNET HOTEL

Just a short walk from the Reunification Hall, Notre Dame Cathedral, Ben Tanh Market and the War Remnants Museum, Sonnet Hotel has the ideal location for those looking to get to the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. A modern hotel, each room offers panoramic windows and a balcony with views of the city, as well as an ensuite bathroom and a flat-screen TV. Equipped with a restaurant, a café and free WiFi, Sonnet Hotel guarantees a comfortable stay in Vietnam’s most cosmopolitan metropolis. Conveniently, the hotel is just a 20-minute drive from Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

FRANGIPANI VILLA

A boutique hotel, Frangipani Villa promises an enjoyable stay in a tranquil yet centrally-located neighbourhood of Siem Reap. Designed by a Cambodian architect and landscaper, this villa is a spectacular example of contemporary Cambodian design. Frangipani Villa includes an outdoor swimming pool and terrace, as well as an exquisite restaurant offering both international and Cambodian cuisine. Guests can hire bikes at the villa, a popular way to explore the surrounding city. Conveniently, Frangipani Villa is only a 10-minute drive from the mesmerising temple complex of Angkor Wat, and just an 8-minute walk from the renowned restaurant-bar area of Pub Street.

SAMNANG LAOR HOTEL

This beautiful high-rise hotel is located right in the centre of Phnom Penh, offering panoramic views of the city from its magnificent Sky Bar and Restaurant. Samnang Laor Hotel is particularly popular amongst food fanatics, with its restaurant offering a range of exquisite Asian, Cambodian and Western dishes. The hotel is also home to La-or Spa, a wellness centre where guests can truly be pampered. The décor is chic and traditionally Cambodian in design. Each room is spacious, offering air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, an en-suite bathroom, and a beautiful balcony. Close to a number of important sites, Samnang Laor Hotel is a luxurious oasis in Cambodia’s bustling capital.

£939

price from / per person

Private Tour

  • Duration: 10 nights
  • Leaving on: 24 April 2018
  • Hanoi, Halong Bay, Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi, The Mekong Delta, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, and Oudong.
  • Private Tour
  • Price exclusive of international flights
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