Discover Vietnam - Cambodia in 8 Days:
- Hanoi- Halong Bay - Saigon- My Tho - Siem Reap
- Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
- Departure: Hanoi City - Halong Bay - Saigon - My Tho - Siem Reap
- From: $1350
|Day 1||Hanoi Arrival||N/A|
|Day 2||Hanoi City Tour||B/L|
|Day 3||Hanoi - Halong Bay Tour||B/L|
|Day 4||Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh Half Day Tour (B/L)||B/L|
|Day 5||Saigon – My Tho – Saigon (B/L)||B/L|
|Day 6||Saigon – SiemRiep (B/L)||B/L|
|Day 7||SiemRiep (B/L/D)||B/L/D|
Arrival at NoiBai International airport, our guide will meet you at the airport and transfer to hotel for check in. Free and easy day. Overnight in Hanoi. In the evening, our guide will pick you up at the hotel and start Walking Hanoi Tour by night. As you know, Hanoi is famous for 36 Old Quarters which now still remain the Hanoian lifestyles and Walking Hanoi Tour will help you understand more about our culture, our daily lives. Furthermore, Old Quarter is famous for local street food which is remarked on many foreign magazines. So you can try some (optional). Tour ends will include drinking local beer at Ta Hien Street. Then back to hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
In the morning, you will visit Ho chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, President Palace. Continue your day at Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam. Then visiting the Tran Quoc pagoda dated back to early 10th century and is considered as the most ancient pagodas in Hanoi. After lunch at a local or Indian restaurant we keep driving to Hoa Lo prison museum – also known as the “the Hanoi Hilton”. Finish your day with a water puppet show - an unique Vietnam traditional art. Transfer back to your hotel for relaxation. Overnight at the hotel.
8.00 depart from your hotel in Hanoi for the journey East of Hanoi (approximately 3,5 hours) to Halong City, the gateway to Halong Bay. En route you will pass fields of busy workers farming their rice fields using traditional methods of cultivation.
Upon arrival, board a traditional junk and set sail around this magnificent bay and among thousands islands that jut out of the sea with its spectacular natural environment while lunch is served.
On this four-hour cruise we will visit to Dong ThienCung (Heavenly Palace Grotto), located on a remote island in the bay. As the name suggests, the cave adorned with fantastic stalactites and stalagmites. Colored lights transform the scene into a fairytale palace. Dau Go Cave with History of Vietnam’s fight against Mongolian 13th Century.
We then continue cruise to the southern part of the Bay, where we will admire view of many strange-shaped islands, visit floating village of the local fishermen, have a swim or do kayaking to further remote area of the bay. Continue sailing back to Halong wharf, get on car and return to Hanoi. Tour ends at your hotel around 19.30.
Today you will leave Hanoi and take the flight to Ho Chi Minh. You will be warmly welcomed upon arrival at airport in Ho Chi Minh and transferred to your hotel. You will have free time. In the afternoon, you will visit Saigon including a visit to the old Saigon Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Reunification Palace, and War Museum. Today we will have time to try Dinner on Cruise along Saigon River. During the dinner, Cruise will take along Saigon River and you can enjoy our traditional music. Back to harbor around 9pm. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city
Departure for My Tho for a visit to the Mekong Delta. Take a boat cruise on the fabled Mekong River (Ben Tre). Enjoy the quiet byways, then stop for a visit at a local orchard to taste exotic seasonal fruit and view a coconut candy workshop. Continue with a riding on a horse-cart and continue with a sampan cruise along My Tho canals to a stilt restaurant on Turtle Island. Enjoy lunch and back to Saigon late in the afternoon. Free time. Overnight at the hotel.
Today, you will check out the hotel and transfer to airport for your flight to SiemRiep. Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel check in. The same afternoon, visit Artisan D’Angkor, a handicraft centre the Handicraft center for the wood and stone carving processes. Continue visit to WatThmey or Killing Field, contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap
After breakfast, visit to The South Gate of Angkor Thom: Bayob Temple, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanaka, Elephant and Leper King Terrace. Continue visit to Ta Promh and the World Heritage of Angkor Wat – the “Seven Wonders of the world”. It is the most well-preserved temples among the Angkor monuments, well-known for its magnificent and detailed relief of the construction, also is the world’s largest temples. After lunch, visit to Thommanan, ChaosayTevoda, 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. At night, enjoy buffet dinner with Traditional Show. After dinner, visit to Night & Pub Street. Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap
Meals: Lunch / Dinner at local restaurant
After breakfast at the hotel, free time at your own leisure until transfer to the airport for your flight departure. End of trip.