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12 Days Vietnam and Cambodia Heritage Highlights with Beach Relaxing tour

INT-VC-CT12 12 Days Vietnam and Cambodia Heritage Highlights with Beach Relaxing Tour

This combination tour will take tourists to the best part of Vietnam and Cambodia. From the beautiful Halong Bay to the splendid temples of Angkor, from the charming Mekong River to the spectacular Cambodia culture, as well as those great beaches in Hoian, you are going to have a memorable trip in these two countries.

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.

TOUR CODEINT-VC-CT12

PLACES VISITED Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hoian - Saigon - My Tho (Bentre) - Siem Reap

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.

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Trip Highlights

  • Spend two days to discover the splendor of the famous Angkor Wat temple.
  • Enjoy a river cruise down the Mekong Delta to witness the persisting culture.
  • Stroll through atmospheric streets in Hoi An Ancient Town and relax yourself totally.
  • Enjoy Halong Bay and it's many limestone islands on this private full-day tour.

At a Glance

Hanoi(2 nights)

Cruise on Mekong River(1 night)

Hoian(3 nights)

Ho Chi Minh City(2 nights)

Siem Reap(3 nights)

Itinerary Day by Day

12 Days Vietnam and Cambodia Heritage and Beach Tour

Day 1 Arrive in Hanoi

Flight: International flight on your own arrangment or on requests.
Meals: Dinner

Welcome to Vietnam! The land of unique culture and stunning natural view.
Upon your arrival, your local tour guide will welcome you at the airport then escort you to hotel with private car. Check in hotel and relax.

A welcome dinner with traditional Vietnamese music will give you a first taste of Vietnamese cuisine and their culture. 

Day 2 Full Day Hanoi City Tour

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Hanoi, capital of Vietnam, oriental style old buildings, luxuriant trees along street, local market, motor-bikes, etc, A city tour in Hanoi will give you the first impression of oriental.

In the city tour, you will visit the Hochiminh Mausoleum and his former, the One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Vietnam useum of Ethnology or Vietnam History Museum, Hoan Kiem Lake and a Cyclo tour to the old quarter of Hanoi.

Finish your day off at the Thang Long Opera Theatre for a traditional Vietnamese water puppet show.

Day 3 Full Day Halong Bay Cruise

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Start at 8:00 am with private transfer to Halong City. Upon arrival, you will board the cruise ship for a relaxing Halong Bay Cruise through the stunning Halong Bay. You could be absolute relax by lying down on the sun deck to enjoy the beautiful scenery and sun shine. A shore excursion will bring you to discover a beautiful cave, visit a local fishing village with opportunity to interact with local people.

When the sun become a drop of burning gold that slid nearer the sea horizon, enjoy your dinner while enjoying a charming sun set. 

*Sample Itinerary of Bhaya Halong Bay Cruise*

Day 1: 12:00-12:30: Check-in at Bhaya Café, Halong City. Embark on Bhaya Classic for a Welcome Cocktail followed by a cruise briefing.13:00-15:30: Savor a delicious Vietnamese buffet lunch as Bhaya Classic heads to Bai Tu Long Bay passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, Oan Lagoon, Mat Quy (Monster Head) and Am Tich (Teapot) Islets and Vung Vieng fishing village.
15:30-17:00: Visit the fishing village by local rowing boat (01 hour) then return to the vessel for free time at your leisure or join one of the following optional activities
17:00-19:00: Bhaya Classic cruises through the Bay to its overnight anchorage near Ho Dong Tien. Vietnamese cooking demonstration on the Sundeck. Happy hour on sundeck.
19:30: Sumptuous Seafood Set-dinner on board.
21:00: Retire to your cabin or join the fishing program. Overnight onboard Bhaya Classic.

Day 2: 06:15: Start your day with Tai Chi on the Sundeck while complimentary tea & coffee are served.
07:00: Light breakfast. Bhaya Classic weighs anchor to cruise through the Bay passing beautiful spots like Trong (Drum), Trinh Nu (Virgin) and Me Cung Caves, Coc Ngoi (Toad) Islet, etc.
08:30: Explore the Surprise Cave (Sung Sot).
09:30: Return to Bhaya Classic. Buffet brunch is served onboard. The vessel cruises leisurely back to harbor.
11:00: Disembark at Bhaya Café, Halong City. End of services.

Day 4 Haft Day Halong Bay Cruise, Flight to Hoian

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Greeting by the morning sun rise from the sea horizon, you can join a Thai Chi lesson for some morning exercise before breakfast. Visit a limestone grotto in the morning and disembark around 11:00 am then transfer to airport for onward flight to Danang.
Upon arriving Danang, you will be pick up and transfer to hotel in Hoian (about 30 minutes drive). Check in hotel and overnight in Hoian.

Day 5 Full Day My Son Heritage & Hoian Ancient Town

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Visit the My Son Holy Land in the morning to discover the ruined temple which was built in the 4th century. When drive back to Hoian, visit the historical Hoian Ancient Town includes the colorful local market, the Tan Ky Old House, Fukien Assembly Hall and the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge. You can also visit the local residents raising silkworms and producing silk for Hoi An’s burgeoning textile industry.

In the evening, the local people will hang up the red lanterns, it will give you the feeling of traveling back to ancient time. 

Day 6 Hoian--Relax on the Beach

Meals: Breakfast

Hoian is also famous for its beautiful sandy beach. Today you will relax to just enjoy sun shine and the beach.
If you want some fun activities today, we highly recommend you to join a fishing tour to experience being a local fishman, or go diving in Cham Island.

Day 7 Flight to Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City), Half Day City Tour

Flight: Internal flight include in quotation and will be on INT's arrangement
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy free time in the morning until transfer to Danang airport for onward flight to Saigon. Upon arrival Saigon, you will meet your local guide in Saigon and escorts you to the hotel.
In the afternoon, explore Saigon with Thien Hao Pagoda, the former Presidential Palace, the War Remnants Museum.

Day 8 Full Day My Tho (Bentre)—Discover Mekong Delta

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy a full day tour from Saigon to My Tho to discover the Mekong River Delta, which is famed as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam. You will take a private boat tour through the water coconut forest to center of Mekong Delta, enjoy a biking tour (about 1 hour) to discover the villages and a sampan trip through the narrow canals.Transfer back to Saigon in the afternoon.

Enjoy a welcome dinner on the cruise ship sails along the Saigon river where you will enjoy the beautiful night scenery of Saigon.

Day 9 Saigon, Fly to Siem Reap

Flight: International flight arranged by Indochina tour
Meals: Breakfast

In the morning, you will visit the Cu Chi Tunnels to see the complicate tunnel system the Vietnamese built in the war time. In the afternoon, drive back to the city and visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Old Saigon Pot Office, the Chinatown of the city with the Emperor Jade Pagoda (Phuoc Hai)

Fly to Siem Reap and check in hotel . Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 10 Siem Reap - Angkor Thom

Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, the cool weather and less traffic is perfect for you to travel in a Tuk Tuk to visit the ancient city Angkor Thom which was the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. The tour in Angkor Thom will starts from the South Gate and walk along the ancient city wall to see the lost temple of Prasat Chroung, then continue to the Bayon Temple where you will be surrounded by 216 gigantic stone faces which fame as “smile of Angkor”. You will also visit the Terrace of the Elephants, the Royal Palace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
When weather gets hot, your driver will pick you up and you can enjoy air-condition and cold drinks inside your private car while transferring you to Temple of Ta Prohm which is wildly known as “lost to the jungle temple”.
Rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 11 Siem Reap - Angkor Wat

Meals: Breakfast

This morning , take a pleasant 1.5 hour drive through the Cambodian countryside to reach the sprawling jungle temple of Beng Mealea. Constructed in a distinctly Angkor Wat style by King Suyavarman II in the early 12th century, Beng Mealea preceded and may have served as a prototype for Angkor Wat. Today the temple is largely overrun by vegetation and the stone walls are crumbling which adds to its charm in a unique way. Accessibility has improved as elevated walkways have been set up throughout most of the temple, although to see all corners does require a sense of adventure as you will need to climb over stone blocks or walk through narrow passageways.

In the afternoon, discover the world’s wonder site—Angkor Wat, the magnificent temple was built in 12th century and it is the largest first Hindu, Buddhist temle complex and the largest religious monument in the world. On your way back to Siem Reap, enjoy the sunset from the top of the pyramid-shaped temple of Pre Rup.

Day 12 Departure from Siem Reap

Flights: International Fligfht to be clients own arrangement
Meals: Breakfast

Free at leisure until transfer to airport for homeward flight or onward flight to your next Indochina tour destination.

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Destinations: Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hoian - Saigon - My Tho (Bentre) - Siem Reap

Tour Code:INT-VC-CT12

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