Southern Vietnam to Cambodia 9 Days


Tour description: this trip goes from the hustle and bustle of Saigon, the legendary Cu Chi tunnels, the colorful temple of Caodaism, to the lush green rice basket of Vietnam, the Mekong delta. Added to this is the majestic Angkor complex and vibrant Phnom Penh. It is a memorable journey of both history and culture.

Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City/ Saigon - Can Tho - Mekong Delta - Cu Chi Tunnel - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap

Tour Begin / Tour End: Ho Chi Minh City / Siem Reap

Tour Code: DTVC - 04

Tour Duration: 9 Days

Dates: Upon your request

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Tours Category : Vietnam & Cambodia Tours

Higlights: Ho Chi Minh City/ Saigon - Can Tho - Mekong Delta - Cu Chi Tunnel - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap

  • Day 1 : Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
  • Day 2 : Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
  • Day 3 : Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Mekong Delta - Can Tho
  • Day 4 : Can Tho - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
  • Day 5 : Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Phnom Penh (flight)
  • Day 6 : Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
  • Day 7 : Enjoy Siem Reap - Angkor temple
  • Day 8 : Siem Reap - Banteay Srei - Siem Reap
  • Day 9 : Departure
Highlights Summary:
  • Ho Chi Minh City/ Saigon: Or still called Saigon, the dynamic heart of Vietnam,  the city of crowding, business and also history.
  • Phnom Penh : A City of Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Tuol Sleng Museum, Wat Phnom.
  • Siem Reap : A very famous name with the Angkor, an incredible complex with numerous temples and Hindu decorations.
  • Cu Chi Tunnels: A legendary maze during the war
  • Mekong Delta/ Can Tho: The typical area of the lowland, we cruise in the floating markets, villages and the small canals to discover the lifestyle of Mekong People

Day 1 Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) Transfer via: International Flight on our own arrangement Accommodations: Caravelle Saigon hotel Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), you will be greeted and transferred to the hotel. After lunch we visit Thien Hau Pagoda and Binh Tay Market in the cities bustling Chinatown and end at a famous lacquer ware factory. Dinner will feature delicious Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) cuisine. Today Dinner included

Day 2 Ho Chi Minh - Tay Ninh - Cu Chi - Ho Chi Minh Accommodations: Caravelle Saigon hotel Sites visited: Cu Chi tunnel, Cao Dai temple In the morning we drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Tay Ninh Province, the birthplace of Caodaism. After lunch we go to the legendary Cu Chi tunnels, an incredible underground network constructed by the local people and guerillas, where we understand more about the Vietnam War. We head back to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Today Breakfast, Lunch included

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Day 3 Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta - Can Tho Accommodations: Victoria Can Tho hotel Sites visited: Xeo Quyt & boat trip on Mekong canals In the morning we will depart from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) and head to My Hiep. Taking a 3 hour boat trip cruising through “Rung Tram” (Indigo forest), which was used by Viet Cong (Southern Vietnam Liberation Army) during the Vietnam War as a base called Xeo Quyt. After that we take a bus ride to Vinh Long and then Can Tho. Today Breakfast, Lunch included

Day 4 Can Tho - Mekong Delta - Ho Chi Minh Accommodations: Caravelle Saigon hotel Sites visited: Cai Rang floating market, Vinh Long market, Bonsai garden In the morning we take another boat trip to discover the bustling Cai Rang Floating Market (may be the biggest floating market in the World). We have lunch in Can Tho and go back to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). On the way we stop to visit Vinh Long market and Bonsai Garden in My Tho before heading back to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Today Breakfast included

Day 5 Ho Chi Minh - Fly to Phnom Penh Accommodations: Sunway hotel Sites visited: Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, National Museum, Russian Markets, Wat Phnom Morning is at leisure until transfer to the Airport for the flight to Phnom Penh (one hour flight). In the afternoon we arrive at Pochentong International Airport and transferred to our hotel. After checking in we have the city tour to visit the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda and The National Museum. Visit the Central and Russian Markets and the Wat Phnom, the oldest monument in the city from which Phnom Penh gets its name. Today Breakfast included

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Day 6 Phnom Penh - Siem Reap Accommodations: Le' Residence Angkor Hotel Sites visited: Tonle Sap Lake, Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, the Baphuan, Phnom Bakeng. After breakfast we catch the early Express Speed Boat from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap across the Tonle Sap Lake. Upon arrival we will be greeted and transferred to Siem Reap for check-in at the hotel and then lunch. In the afternoon, we visit the ancient city of Angkor Thom: the Bayon Temple, the Baphuan, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. And we watch the sunset over Angkor Wat from the Phnom Bakeng. Dinner at the restaurant where we can enjoy the traditional dance of the Khmer people. Today Breakfast included

Day 7 Enjoy Siem Reap - Angkor temple Accommodations: Le' Residence Angkor Hotel Sites visited: Ta Prohm temple, Ta Keo temple, Chau Say temples, lake of Sras Srang, Angkor Wat After breakfast, we visit the Ta Prohm temple, Ta Keo temple, Chau Say temples and the natural lake of Sras Srang. After lunch we visit majestic Angkor Wat: The founder was Suryavarman II who reigned Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century and dedicated them to the Hindu God Vishnu. Today Breakfast included

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Day 8 Siem Reap - Banteay Srei - Siem Reap Accommodations: Le' Residence Angkor Hotel Sites visited: Banteay Srei Temple, Kbal Spean After breakfast, we go to Banteay Srei Temple "Citadel of Women" which is located 25 km from Siem Reap. This temple is built of Nava Rock and presents the most graceful carvings in stone we might ever see in our life. We will have a picnic lunch near the site, and then continue to Kbal Spean, the river of thousand Lingas, the phallic symbol of the God Shiva. We will arrive near the site, and then walk through the forest for an hour to reach it. Return to Siem Reap Today Breakfast included

Day 9 Departure Transfer via: Intrnational Flight on our own arrangement After breakfast we will be transferred to the airport for our flight home or continue our adventure routes. Today Breakfast included

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What's included ?

English speaking guide/s (other languages upon requests) Accommodations: for 5 nights at 5 star hotels & 2 nights at four star hotels Meals indicated in the itinerary (15 breakfast, 5 lunches, 3 dinners) All transfer & transports by private A/C coaches or cars Fluent & knowledgeable English speaking guide/s in each city (Other languages upon request) 1 unique cultural performance – Water Puppet Show Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary Luggage transfers between airports and hotels Government taxes and service charges except tips for tour guides and drivers Boat trip and Junk Cruise as dedicated in the itinerary Domestic flights: Hanoi - Hue, Danang - Ho Chi Minh City International airfares: Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap Domestic airport tax in Vietnam

Note:

The hotel subject to change due to the availabilities, in that case we will choose the equivalent accommodation

Southern Vietnam to Cambodia

Room in Sapphire Saigon Hotel

Southern Vietnam to Cambodia

Steung Hotel – Siem Reap

Southern Vietnam to Cambodia

Double Rooms – Steung Hotel

Southern Vietnam to Cambodia

Double Rooms – Ohana Hotel

Southern Vietnam to Cambodia

Ohana Hotel – Phnom Penh

Southern Vietnam to Cambodia

Double Rooms – Ohana Hotel

1. In Ho Chi Minh City/ Saigon : Sapphier Hotel 3 star accommodation for Southern Vietnam to Cambodia 9 Days

Decorated in an exquisite and elegant style, Sapphire hotel provides the most conductive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. International cuisine let our esteemed guests savor our food integrated with art, leaving you with an unforgettable experience. The hotel is also equipped with a Business center at the lobby, as well as

2. Hotel in Siem Reap : Steung Hotel 3 star accommodation for Southern Vietnam to Cambodia 9 Days

The Steung Siemreap Hotel – Located in the French Quarter; Psah Chas (Old Market) retaining her true colonial French characteristics, wooden louvre french-windows, doors and wooden floors complete with wrought iron balconies. The interiors whilst youthfully modern, bright airy and cheerful retain some semblance of her 1930′s art-decor characteristics with a hint Khmer flavour.

3. In Phnom Penh : Ohana Hotel 3 star accommodation for Southern Vietnam to Cambodia 9 Days

A stylish hotel in the heart of Phnom Penh, Cambodia is bustling capital. Tucked away next to the colourful Kandal Market, beside Phnom Penhs trendy riverside area, at Ohana we offer guests an ideal retreat from the city, situated close to Phnom Penh stop tourist attractions, bars, restaurants and shops. Stay in one of our 70 rooms, tastefully appointed with art deco and traditional Khmer furnishings. Start your day with sunrise views, from our roof top terrace, overlooking the Mekong River or Royal Palace and enjoy our signature complimentary breakfast.

Southern Vietnam to Cambodia

Southern Vietnam Tour

Mekong River Cruise

Angkor Wat