20 Days Cambodia and Vietnam In-depth Luxury Tour

INT-VC-CCVL20 20 Days Cambodia and Vietnam In-depth Luxury Tour

This 20 days in-depth tour will offer the chance to experience breathtaking scenery, mesmerising cultural sights and incredible cities of Cambodia and Vietnam.

As is known to all, Cambodia is famous for the temple complex of Angkor Wat, and no trip here would be complete without it. However, the tour will also take you to some of the lesser-known temples, and to the countryside outside Siem Reap for a much more well-rounded and in-depth experience. Before heading to Sihanoukville to enjoy the beach relax, you will visit Phnom Penh.

In Vietnam, you will explore the two biggest cities Saigon and Hanoi. You will firstly visit the vibrant city of Saigon (also called Ho Chi Minh). You'll spend 2 days exploring Mekong Delta. Then, transfer to Hanoi. Here you will cruise the secluded waters of Halong Bay. You will definitely soak up the scenery and enjoy a really relaxing time aboard your luxury boat. Lastly, you will experience the overnight train from Hanoi to Sapa. In Sapa, you will feel the life rhythm more slowed, the beat as the breathing of natural. Soaking up the lives of indigenous people, learn about their daily life brings an endless interesting sense.

In this Vietnam and Cambodia luxury tour, you will experience the popular attraction schedule and private activities we customize for you. From hotels, meals, local transportation to travel consulting, guiding and process handling, our local office in Vietnam and Cambodia could provide you a perfect smooth luxury experience. You don’t worry about any detail through the journey, just relax and enjoy your luxury tour under our considerate arrangement.

TOUR CODEINT-VC-CCVL20

PLACES VISITEDSiem Reap - Phnom Penh - Sihanoukville - Phnom Penh - Saigon - Can Tho - Saigon - Hanoi - Halong Bay Cruise - Hanoi - Sapa - Hanoi

DEPARTURE DATESDates are flexible and customizable for private departures.

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore the ancient capital city of Angkor Thom, covering Bayon, Baphuon, Terrace of the Leper King, Terrace of the Elephants, etc.
  • Experience hilltribe culture and ancient customs, and discover stunning scenery and friendly people.
  • Explore all the quintessence of Sihanoukville.
  • Explore Phnom Kulen National Park for the waterfalls and neautiful nature.
  • Enjoy Halong Bay and it's many limestone islands on this private full-day tour.
  • Travel to Hanoi and experience a fusion of French and Vietnamese.
  • Experience hilltribe culture and ancient customs, and discover stunning scenery and friendly people.

At a Glance

Siem Reap(4 nights)

Phnom Penh(2 nights)

Sihanoukville(2 nights)

Saigon(2 nights)

Can Tho(1 night)

Hanoi(3 nights)

Halong Bay Cruise(1 night)

On the train(2 nights)

Sapa(1 night)

Itinerary Day by Day

20 Days Cambodia and Vietnam In-depth Luxury Tour

Day 1 Welcome to Siem Reap!

Flight: International flight on your own arrangement or upon request

Meals: D

Hotel: Phum Baitang Resort (5 star)

Welcome to Siem Reap! Upon arrival, meet up with the tour guide at Siem Reap International Airport. Then, your will be transferred to the hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.

This evening enjoy dinner with Apsara traditional dancing show.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 2 Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat

Meals: B / L /D

Hotel: Phum Baitang Resort (5 star)

Today, begin your exploration of the remains of Khmer Empire that once ruled much of Southeast Asia. Angkor served as the seat of the empire.

In the morning, tour the ancient capital city of Angkor Thom. First on the agenda is Ta Prohm. Huge silk-cotton trees and strangler figs grow over, around, and through the ancient stone blocks. The temple would make you feel as if you are in an adventure movie set.

Then, visit Banteay Kdei, a kind of smaller version of Ta Prohm. Continue to Victory Gate, Terrace of the Leper King, Royal Palace, Baphuon Temple and Bayon Temple. Bayon sets itself apart with its 200 smiling faces, sure to make you feel welcomed. With winding tunnels, chambers, and climbs, Bayon offers many exciting moments to keep your camera busy.

In the afternoon, head to visit Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world. Angkor Wat possesses some of the longest and most intricate stone carvings. Spend the afternoon fully exploring the passages, levels, and chambers that once housed many treasures of the flourishing kingdom.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 3 Phnom Kulen National Park

Meals: B / L /D

Hotel: Phum Baitang Resort (5 star)

Today, you will take an excursion to Phnom Kulen National Park. Drive out of the hassle city at 8:30 am, pass tranquil countryside, and finally arrive at Phnom Kulen, a beautiful national park that provides a great place to cool off and the stunning nature to see.

Phnom Kulen used to be the ancient capital city in 802AD after King Jayavarman II was initiated as the royal “God of the King”. Walk to visit Preah Ang Thom, a reclining giant Buddha statue. Continue to witness the historical site of 1000 linga carvings under the riverbed.

Also, head to see the secret pool where the white clear water come out of the ground all year round. Then go to the cool waterfall where you can refresh, bathe and swim. Near the waterfall, there are some local huts where you can stop to enjoy local lunch and have fresh coconut.

In the late afternoon, you will be transferred back to hotel.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 4 Banteay Srei, Tonle Sap Lake, Kompong Phluk

Meals: B / L / D

Hotel: Phum Baitang Resort (5 star)

In the morning, head towards the deep jungle to visit Banteay Srei. The temple is carved from red sandstone, a medium that lends itself to elaborate wall carvings, which are well preserved to this day.

After lunch, take a half day excursion to the biggest Southeast Asia’s largest fresh water lake - Tonle Sap Lake. You’ll take a boat trip to enjoy the beautiful lake views and mangrove forests. Then, tour Kompong Phluk, the largest village on the lake, to discover the fascinating daily lifestyle of the local people who live on the water.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 5 Flight to Phnom Penh

Flight: Domestic flight include in quotation and will be on INT’s arrangement

Meals: B / L / D

Hotel: Raffles Hotel Le Royal (5 star)

Enjoy the morning free on your own to be relax. Fly to Phnom penh in the afternoon.

Upon arrival, your local tour guide will welcome you at the airport, then escort you to the hotel with private car. The rest of the time can be arranged freely.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 6 Full Day Phnom Penh City Tour

Meals: B/L/D

Hotel: Raffles Hotel Le Royal (5 star)

Start the day with a Tuk-tuk ride to visit the Silver Pagoda which is decorated with about 5000 silver tiles on the floor and the Royal Palace where the Khmer royal family lives. After that, tour the National Museum where you can see a large collection of Khmer history, arts and architecture.

In the afternoon, head straight to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum to delve into the sad past of Khmer people. Accompanied by the knowledgeable guide, you will see the exhibitions in the museum and then pay a visit to Choueng Ek Memorial, a pagoda constructed out of over 8000 human skulls excavated from the Killing Fields.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 7 Phnom Penh - Kompot - Sihanoukville by Private Car

Meal: B / L / D

Hotel: Six Senses Krabey Island (5 star)

This morning at 08:00am Your driver will meet you at the hotel for the 3 hours journey from Phnom Penh to Kep, famous for delicious crab and other fresh seafood sold along with the beachfront restaurants at the Crab Market.

Continue to the sleepy riverside town of Kampot famous for the pepper is grown here, colonial architecture, and the lively local markets.

A short drive down the coast takes you to Sihanouk Ville, named after King Norodom Sihanouk, which lies along a beautiful peninsula overlooking the Gulf of Thailand with white sandy beaches and tropical islands off its south and west coast. After Check in the hotel is free to enjoy the beach and relax.

Overnight in Sihanoukville.

Day 8 Sihanoukville Beach Relax

Meals: B / L / D

Hotel: Sokha Beach Resort (5 star)

Today, spend your time exploring Sihanoukville, sitting on a peninsula jutting into the warm waters of the Gulf of Thailand. Beaches of fine pearl-white sand line the shore around the peninsula, each offering its own unique character from the busy Ochheuteal Beach to the secluded chill-out Otres Beach.

You can walk leisurely on the beach, swim in the warm sea, taste fresh seafood, watch the beautiful sunset over the sea, or enjoy a party scene in the evening.

Overnight in Sihanoukville.

Day 9 Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh

Meals: B / L / D

Hotel: Raffles Hotel Le Royal (5 star)

After breakfast, you will depart from Sihanoukville to Phnom Penh by a private car. The drive takes about 5 hours to arrive in Phnom Penh at noon. Check in the hotel and have a short rest.

In the afternoon, visit the Silver Pagoda which is decorated with about 5000 silver tiles on the floor and the Royal Palace where the Khmer royal family lives. After that, tour the National Museum where you can see a large collection of Khmer history, arts and architecture.

Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 10 Flight to Saigon

Flight: Domestic flight include and arranged by Indochina Tour

Meals: B / L / D

Hotel: The Reverie Saigon (5 star)

Today, you will take the flight to Saigon. Upon arrival, your private local guide from IndochinaTour.com will welcome you at the airport. And you will be escorted to your hotel.

Overnight in Saigon.

Day 11 Saigon Tour

Meals: B / L / D

Hotel: The Reverie Saigon (5 star)

Today, you will be escorted to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. Discover these amazing systems developed by the guerrillas fighting in the Vietnam War. You'll have an opportunity to see the various weapons used in the war on display. Then learn about the innovative ways the guerrillas survived and fought back in the war. The impressive underground system they built remains to tell the story of the Vietnam War.

In the afternoon, see the highlights of Saigon and learn the history of these iconic landmarks.

Start by visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral. Constructed by French colonists during their settlement, discover its significance as the largest cathedral in Southeast Asia.

Across the road is the Old Saigon Post Office, a neoclassical architectural building considered one of the main attractions in the city. Visit the Reunification Palace, home of South Vietnam’s President during the war.

The next stop is Cholon, the Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh. Explore the thickly settled district rife with tea-houses and pagodas, and the famous Binh Tay Market.

Finish today's journey with a visit to the Emperor Jade Pagoda. Also known as the Tortoise Pagoda, this figurine-filled place of worship is considered by many to be Saigon's finest.

Overnight in Saigon.

Day 12 Drive to Vinh Long and Can Tho

Meals: B / L / D

Hotel: Azerai Can Tho(5 star)

In the morning, our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and transfer about 136km to Vinh Long, a riverside town located in the Mekong Delta.

Upon arrival, enjoy a boat cruise to the Cai Be floating market with sellers and buyers bargaining and exchanging goods from their boats, and then go to Binh Hoa Phuoc Islet where the maze o shady creeks will surely fascinate you. You will have a chance to mingle with local peasants, learn the secrets of their bonsai gardening. You will pay a visit to local homes where the families produce tiles and ceramics, drop into rice-paper kiln and coconut-candy kiln, and observe daily country life.

In the afternoon, we will drive to Can Tho and check-in hotel. In the evening, wandering around the night market will be recommended for you.

Overnight in Can Tho.

Day 13 Can Tho - Saigon | Flight to Hanoi

Flight: Domestic flight will be on INT's arrangement

Meal: B / L / D

Hotel: Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi (5 star)

Rise early in the morning for breakfast at your hotel where your private guide and driver will meet you to escort you to the pier of Can Tho for an adventure on the river. Your motorboat and captain will greet you and help you onboard. You'll be taken to the largest floating market in Can Tho where local farmers bring their bulk products for sale.

After that, we will drive back to Saigon for your flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, you will be escorted to the hotel and help you check-in.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 14 Full Day Hanoi City Tour

Meals: B / L / D

Hotel: Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi (5 star)

In the morning, visit Tran Quoc Pagoda located on the shores of West Lake. With amazing Buddhist symbolism, you can take some time to deeply explore the pagoda.

Then, head to visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the final resting place of Vietnamese great father - President Ho Chi Minh. He lived here on and off from 1958 to 1969.

The next destination is One Pillar Pagoda, a group of structures consisting of a pagoda and a tower built in the middle of a square lake. Leaving the pagoda, go to the Temple of Literature that is the first college in Vietnam.

In the afternoon, you need to choose one of Hanoi's museums (History Museum or Ethnology Museum) to visit. After that, drive to admire Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple.

Then take a cyclo tour through the Old Quarter, also known as the 36 streets. The bustling narrow streets are home to thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. It’s a great place to explore.

Optional:
In the late afternoon, you can watch the Water Puppet Show for one hour, which is a unique traditional performance in Vietnam.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 15 Full Day Halong Bay Cruise

Meal: B / L / D

Cruise: Stellar of the Seas

After breakfast, travel to Halong Bay, one of the Wonders of the Orient (3 hr. drive). Your cruise across Halong Bay starts around noon on Tuan Chau Island at the doorstep of Vietnam's most fascinating wonder. As the boat sets sails, you will be greeted by the Paradise Crew and Cruise Manager who will aim throughout your stay at providing you with the highest standards of service for pure pleasure and utmost comfort onboard.

During the afternoon, discover some of the treasures spread across the Bay of the Descending Dragon: fascinating caves, pristine beaches, picturesque floating villages, fantastic rock formations rising up out of emerald water. While onboard, you can take advantage of the leisure of the Spa, Beauty & Massage services; surrounded by a stunning setting in motion, you can attend the chef's cooking demonstration and try your skills in the art of traditional Vietnamese cooking.

One of the highlights of your stay on board is the innovative and varied cuisine offered at Lunch and Dinner in the elegant dining-room, accompanied by a wide selection of wines and beverages from around the world.

Overnight in Halong Bay Cruise.

Day 16 Half Day Halong Bay Cruise; Train to Lao Cai

Meal: B / L / D

Wake up to Tai Chi exercises on the sun deck and continue cruising the bays. The breakfast buffet will be served in the restaurant, followed by a visit to the limestone grotto. Disembark in Halong City around noon and transfer back to Hanoi.

In the evening, board the overnight train to Lao Cai to discover the mountain tribes in northern Vietnam.

Overnight on the train.

Day 17 Arrive in Lao Cai, Sapa

Meals: B / L / D

Hotel: Topas Ecolodge (5 star)

Arrive in Lao Cai railway station in the early morning around 6:30 am.

Your guide will pick you up from the train and then escort you to your hotel in the highland town Sapa. You can have a good rest at the hotel.

In the afternoon, you will enjoy a relaxing walking tour through the beautiful rice terrace fields, and visit the Ta Van Village and Red Dao Village to discover the local ethnic tribe Back H'mong and Giang Ta Chai.

Overnight in Sapa.

Day 18 Full Day Bac Ha Market, Train Back to Hanoi

Meals: B / L / D

After breakfast, depart for the highland town of Bac Ha Market where you can wander through the district market, considered one of the most colorful ethnic markets in the Northwest.

After lunch, drive back to Sapa. On clear days you can see the highest mountain of Vietnam, the Fansipan Mountain. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Finally, head to Lao Cai Railway Station by car. You will take a night train at 21:40 to Hanoi.

Overnight on train.

Day 19 Arrive in Hanoi, Free Day in Hanoi

Meal: B / L / D

Hotel: Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi (5 Star)

After arrival, your driver will drive you to the hotel in Hanoi for check in.

After a short break, you can hang out or buy some souvenirs. Get to sleep a little earlier tonight so you're well rested tomorrow.

Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 20 Farewell from Hanoi!

International flight include and arranged by Indochina Tour or upon request

Meal: B

Today, your guide will transfer you to the airport in Hanoi. Hope you have a nice trip home and look forward to traveling with you again!

Service end.

Service Inclusions:

  • Flight tickets with airport tax as listed in above itinerary.
  • Entrance fee and sightseeing as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private English speaking tour guide service.
  • Private van for land transportation with cold drinking water and soft drink provided in the car.
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B for breakfast, L for lunch and D for dinner.

Service Exclusions:

  • International air tickets.
  • Visa Handling fee, visa stamp fee.
  • Meals do not listed in itinerary.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Tipping for guide, driver and hotel bell boys, etc.
  • Surcharge for public holidays (if any).
  • Services not stated in the itinerary.

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