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Tour Overview

Set aside two weeks to travel vertically through Vietnam with your family or friends to Cambodia, where every city you pass would leave you with an amazing travel experience.

The 14-day tour allows you to have a taste of Vietnam's diversity and Cambodia's cultural treasures: strolling through Hanoi's charming Old Quarter, enjoying the quiet moments of sailing Halong Bay, sampling tropical fruits freshly picked from local orchards, capturing the mesmerizing coastal scenery, and exploring the majestic and mysterious temple complex of Angkor Wat. This is a well-considered journey full of endless fun just waiting for you to experience.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Take a walk along hidden alleys of the French colonial Hanoi Old Quarter and admire some of the most famous sites like Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
  • Enjoy some peaceful moments on the Halong Bay cruise with fascinating natural scenery.
  • Have a historical exploration of Hoi An Ancient Town and trace its flourishing moments as an international commercial port in the 16th century.
  • Hunt for delicious Vietnamese snacks and exquisite crafts at Hue's largest market - Dong Ba Market.
  • Catch a typical glimpse of the daily life of people in the Mekong Delta by taking a boat with an amazing floating market.
  • Make your mind wander into the Khmer Empire at Angkor Wat, the largest temple complex in the world.

Day-by-day Itinerary

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  1. Upon your arrival at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, the professional driver and guide will meet and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is yours to relax and enjoy the fascinating city.

    Meal: N/A

    Accommodation: Hanoi

  2. After a hearty breakfast, take the chance to learn about the history and cultures of Vietnam through visits to some landmarks, including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh's Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda, Hoa Lo Prison, and Temple of Literature.

    Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum Hanoi
    Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex

    In the afternoon, enjoy the fun of climbing up the sloping wooden ladder to the top of the thatched hut in the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, a great place to peek into the customs of the ancient Vietnamese people. Then, explore the Old Quarter, and take a walk around Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple. In the end, you will be arranged to watch a traditional water puppet performance before driving back to the hotel.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Hanoi

  3. Take a 3-hour ride to Halong Bay, where your 14-day Vietnam & Cambodia trip will be pushed to the first climax with a luxurious cruise. Standing on the deck of a sailing ship, you’ll get up-close views of oddly-shaped limestone islands with lush bushes and original caves rising out of the endless emerald sea. Also, you could immerse in a variety of optional water activities including canoeing, swimming, and diving.

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Accommodation: On Board

    Halong Bay
    Halong Bay Cruise

  4. Enjoy a freshly prepared brunch and set anchor on the pier at 10:00 am when you will meet your driver who is assigned to take you to the airport for the flight to Da Nang. After arrival, a local driver will transfer you to the well-selected hotel for check-in.

    Meal: Brunch

    Accommodation: Hoi An

  5. Hoi An, a member of the World Heritage List, is a quaint town standing lots of Chinese and Japanese-style architecture. A stroll through the narrow alleys to admire the Japanese Covered Bridge, Chinese god's temples, and former houses of Vietnamese merchants reminds you of what this ancient town was like hundreds of years ago.

    Vietnam Hoi An Japanese Covered Bridge
    Japanese Covered Bridge

    Later, you will be guided to the home of an experienced craftsman to watch and learn the process of making paper lanterns. Your hand-made paper lanterns make this trip unique and memorable. Afterwards, you're allowed to explore this charming town on your own.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Hoi An

  6. Drive you from Hoi An to Hue via Da Nang. En route, you have the opportunity to catch beautiful coastal scenery and get a panoramic view of Da Nang city from the top of Hai Van Pass. Enjoy yourself at the Non Nuoc Beach and pay a visit to the Cham Museum.

    Da Nang Non Nuoc Beach
    Non Nuoc Beach

    Embark on a nature adventure at Marble Mountains, a great place to get rid of your long-distance boredom, where you can feast your eyes on breathtaking pictures of natural caves, unique pagodas, and rocky coastlineS. After lunch at a local restaurant in Da Nang, drive about 2 hours to Hue in the afternoon. Check in and have a rest or wander around your hotel.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Hue

  7. The first stop for today's Hue journey is the Minh Mang Royal Tomb, made up of 40 majestic monuments. Then move to the peaceful Thien Mu Pagoda by a royal dragon boat on the Perfume River. Continue your trip to Imperial Citadel and Forbidden Purple City. In the end, hunt for exquisite crafts and delicious Vietnamese snacks at Hue's largest market - Dong Ba Market, which is also a symbol of Hue's culture.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Hue

    Hue Imperial City
    Imperial City

  8. After enjoying breakfast, take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City from Hue Airport. Upon arrival, your driver will meet you and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is your leisure time.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

  9. In the morning your private driver and guide will lead you to the cobweb-like Cu Chi Tunnels that took 20 years to dig for Vietnamese resistance to French colonial rule. Then drive back to Ho Chi Minh downtown area where most attractions are easily accessible, such as War Remnants MuseumReunification Palace, Old Saigon Post Office, Ben Thanh Market, and Dong Khoi Street. Among them, the Ben Thanh Market is one of the few "Saigon era" buildings to survive and is a landmark of Ho Chi Minh City where visitors could find delicate handmade textiles, souvenirs, and local distinctive dishes.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

    Cu Chi Tunnels in Ho Chi Minh
    Cu Chi Tunnels

  10. Drive 2 hours to a bustling town My Tho - the gateway from Saigon to the Mekong Delta. Hop on a boat controlled by an experienced local woman for a fun coconut grove adventure. Then the floating market will be the second high point of your 14-day Vietnam & Cambodia tour. Feed your sight on dozens of the freshest tropical fruits like jackfruit and rambutan. Then drive back to Ho Chi Minh City.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Ho Chi Minh City

    Vietnam Cai Rang Floating Market
    Floating Market in My Tho

  11. Finish the delicious breakfast and take a flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, your driver will pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check-in. Enjoy the remaining of the day at leisure.

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: Siem Reap

  12. Today you'll be arranged to the south gate of Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Khmer Empire. Actually, it's a temple structure with the Bayon Temple being the most famous. Elephant Terrace, a royal stand where the emperor reviewed his victorious troops, is also a must-see historical remain in Angkor Thom.

    Angkor Wat Bayon Temple
    Bayon Temple

    In the afternoon, start the last climax of your 14-day-long trip by visiting Angkor Wat, a World Cultural Heritage. Known as the National Treasure of Cambodia, it is the largest religious monument in the world and the earliest Khmer-style architecture in Cambodia. Weather permitting, we will climb to Phnom Bakheng to enjoy the stunning sunset as a backdrop to the temples of Angkor Wat.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Siem Reap

  13. Expect good weather in the early morning and catch the sunrise view at Angkor Wat. After breakfast, we'll head to Banteay Srei. On the way, make a stop to visit some of the local villages to get in touch with the life of the locals.

    Angkor Wat Sunset
    Angkor Wat Sunset View

    Lunch in a local restaurant, and move forward to Ta Prohm Temple, which is powerfully embraced by the giant root system. The day-long tour concludes with visiting Takeo Temple, a huge pyramid-shaped structure with 5 sanctuaries built on a five-storey platform more than 20 meters high.

    Meal: Breakfast & Lunch

    Accommodation: Siem Reap

  14. Today is the last day of your 14-day Vietnam & Cambodia tour. The driver will escort you to the airport for your onward flight. Hope you have a safe return journey!

    Meal: Breakfast

    Accommodation: N/A

Price Includes

  • Private vehicles with good air conditions;
  • Excellent English-speaking guides & experienced drivers;
  • A flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap;
  • Hotels & meals mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Halong Bay Package;
  • Water Puppet performance;
  • Entrance tickets to the scenic spots, performances, and boat trips as mentioned;
  • Bottled water on the vehicle.

Price Excludes

  • Flights to Hanoi and off Siem Reap;
  • Meals not mentioned throughout the itinerary;
  • Any optional activities & any items not mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Travel insurance;
  • Personal expenses (such as telephone, drinks);
  • All kinds of gratuities for guides, drivers & others.

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