AUTHENTIC OF VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA AUTHENTIC OF VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA

Start the journey in Siem Reap where an ancient heritage complex locates, that becomes a symbol of Cambodia and one of the most incredible places in the world. Then travel to Phnom Penh, once was known as the Paris of the Orient, get to know the bloody days at killing fields, and visit Royal palace where the king is living now. Head to Ho Chi Minh City, the beating heart of southern Vietnam, exploring the robust of Mekong River and underground system in Cu Chi tunnels. See the former imperial capital of the Nguyen Dynasty in Hue and step back in time at the charming ancient town - Hoi An. Transfer to the North, discover the marriage of Vietnamese and French culture and architecture in Hanoi city. Finally, immerse yourself in the emerald water in Halong Bay. 

»Hanoi: Discover a different side of Vietnam's capital city, cycling around the village and rice fields.

»Halong Bay: Enjoy an overnight cruise in the most magnificent bay of the country, one of the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Sites.

»Ho Chi Minh City: Discover "The Pearl of the Orient" and vibrant nightlife

»Hue: Pay a visit to Hue to experience what a cultural side of Vietnam has to offer.

»Phong Nha National Park: Explore one of the most spectacular wilderness sites in South East Asia and one of the two largest limestone regions in the world.

»Hoi An: Immerse yourself in this charming lantern town,  and discover the ruins of ancient Champa culture.

»Mekong Delta: Explore the maze of waterways and visit the local floating market on a sampan.

»Cu Chi Tunnels: Into some history lesson with a trip to Cu Chi tunnels. A fascinating underground

»Siem Reap: A gateway to the ancient world

»Phnom Penh: An exotic capital by the bank of mighty Mekong River.

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DAY 1: WELCOME TO CAMBODIA - SIEM REAP ARRIVAL

Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel check in. After successfully checking in the hotel, we take short walk along the road in front of the King’s Residence to see the Main Shrine, where the local people usually worship, with its statue of Yeay Teap, Preah Ang Chek and Preah Ang Chorm. Buying jasmine and lotus flowers to worship is very important for the Cambodians. Then continue to Wat Bo, a large, highly respected pagoda, founded in the 18th Century. Like the Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh, the vihear of Wat Bo contains unique wall paintings of the Reamker that are said to be late 19th Century. Look for the daily-life market scenes such as an opium smoking Chinese merchant, the colonial era French officer at the market and the French soldiers attending a traditional dance performance. Also of interest is the large collection of Buddha statues located behind the main Buddha. We will continue to "Chantiers Ecoles - Les Artisans d'Angkor" which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting.

Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap

DAY 2: EXPLORE THE CAPITAL OF ANCIENT KHMER (B)

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 (the jungle temple). After lunch, visit to Thommanan, Chaosay Tevoda, 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.

Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap

DAY 3: HEADING TO PHNOM PENH (B)

Breakfast at the hotel – Transfer overland to Phnom Penh. En route, we will stop for a quick visit at the spider market. Then continue to Phnom Penh. Lunch at local restaurant in Phnom Penh. Afternoon, Visit to Royal Palace is a royal residence now where His Majesty, the King of Cambodia, and the royal families live. it is like a small town of royal dynasties. Continue to Silver Pagoda, serves less as a functioning temple than a repository for cultural treasures such as 90 kg golden Buddha encrusted with 2086 diamonds. Finally visit Wat Phnom Temple is one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh. Built in 1373 on an artificial hill by the wealthy widow Daun Chi Penh.

Overnight in Phnom Penh

DAY 4: TRAVEL FROM PHNOM PENH TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B) - FLIGHT INCLUDED 

Breakfast at hotel. Visit Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 prison). This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. More than 17,000 people held at S-21 were taken to the extermination camp at Choeng Ek to be executed. Visit Russian Market (Toul Tumpong Market), the Market has gained a reputation for cheap clothing, a large selection of Buddha images and woodcarvings, betel-nut boxes, silk, silver jewelry, and classic music instrument. Then travel to the airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City 

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 5: DISCOVER THE FASCINATING CU CHI TUNNEL (B)

08:00 – 08:30: Pick you up at your hotel

The trip will take approximately one and a half hours driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by video about how the tunnels were constructed and how people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, native Cu Chi tapioca will be served.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 6: SAILING THROUGH MIGHTY MEKONG DELTA - GROUP TOUR (B/L)

(start 7.20am  – return around 17.30)

7:20am Pick up from hotel.

Kick start your day with a hearty breakfast and a trip to Mekong Delta follows, depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.

Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.

Have lunch at local restaurant. Break time.

In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 7: FROM VIBRANT HO CHI MINH CITY  TO GRACEFUL HUE (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel, have a free leisure time until there will be a private cab transfer you to the airport, and ready for the next flight to Hue. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in Hue. After hotel check in have some leisure time in Hue.

Overninght in Hue

DAY 8: DISCOVER A LOST WORL IN PARADISE CAVE (B)

Complex of Hue Monuments lies along the Perfume River in Hue City and some adjacent areas of Thua Thien Hue Province. Hue City is the cultural, political and economic centre of the province, and used to be an old imperial city of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty. During these years, architectural works of a high cultural and historic value were built: the Citadel, especially the Imperial City (including 253 constructions), 7 Royal tomb compound of 9 kings of the Nguyen Dynasty, the Temple of Heaven, Tiger Arena, hundreds of pagodas. The monument complex of Hue, nowadays, is listed as UNESCO world heritage site.

You will be picked up from your hotel from 07:50 to– 08:15 am. You would visit the Emperor Khai Dinh stomb and Emperor Tu Duc ’s stomb. On the way you will have a stopover in local workshops to see how conical hats and incense sticks are made.

Have lunch at local restaurant.

In the Afternoon you will visit Imperial capital during Nguyen Dynasty, An Hien Garden House and the seven – storey Thien Mu Pagoda on the riverbank. Return by boat on the gentle Perfume River .

17:00 Arrive at your hotel.    

Overnight in Hue

DAY 9: VISIT VIETNAM MOST PICTURESQUE OLD TOWN - HOI AN (B)

8:00 our driver and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hue. The first part of your journey is through the coastal plains and valley south of Hue. Stop on the way to visit Thanh Toan Bridge, an ancient architectural monument which are extremely valuable in terms of history and culture. As one of the bridges which is rare and high artistic value in Vietnam, Thanh Toan deserves an impressive tourist attraction in Hue tourism.

Then you reach Lang Co beach, a haven for relaxation retreat for American forces during the war time. Today, it is an active fishing village. Enjoy wandering and admiring the views of Lang Co beach.

Afterward we travel up and over the Hai Van pass towards Danang. With your guide, you will visit Marble Mountains to explore many natural caves in which Buddhist sanctuaries have been built over the centuries. The Marble Mountains surrounding the area with five stone hillocks - once islands made of marble - and each represented one of the five elements of the universe. Arrive the laidback town of Hoi An in the afternoon.

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 10: HOI AN BASKET BOAT AND FISHING TOUR- FLIGHT TO HANOI (B/L)

Would you like to go fishing with the local fisherman? Why don't you have a fun experience with the funny basket boat. You shouldn't have any hesitance because the day will put a broaden smile in your face. It is very interesting to fish here on the river with the local fisherman as you catch your fish and we cook for you.

On the Fishermen & the Waterways of a Past War Tour you will enjoy a wide range of experiences - from