7-day Vietnam Cambodia: Hanoi - Halong - Saigon - Mekong - Siem Reap

7-day to visit must see places of Vietnam & Cambodia: Hanoi - Halong - Saigon (Ho Chi Minh) - Mekong Delta - Siem Reap

Taking this tour, you will explore several of the world's greatest treasures in both different countries, Vietnam and Cambodia. Also, you will have such a great chance to learn more about each's own culture, architect. Let enrich your knowledge by travel!

Highlights:

  • Soaking up the hustle and bustle of Hanoi's Old Quarter
  • Cruising through scenic Halong Bay
  • Feeling the metropolitan pulse of Ho Chi Minh City and experience its highlights
  • Living out your travel dreams exploring the famous ruins of Angkor Wat and surrounding temples.

Day 1: HANOI ARRIVAL - HANOI CITY TOUR

Welcome to Hanoi – the capital of Vietnam! The driver will be welcoming you at Noi Bai airport; it takes us 35 minutes driving to the centre of Hanoi then check-in at hotel. Let’s start our city tour from Temple of Literature, the 1st university in Vietnam then continue to Ba Dinh Square - the biggest square in Hanoi where all biggest cultural, political events of the cities for taking photos of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Later have an overall view of the capital by a “cyclo” visit, which will start around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, stop at Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake). Overnight in Hanoi.

Please note: Standard check in time is 14:00. Early check in is subject to availability of the hotel

Night activities suggestion: enjoy local beer at Ta Hien Streets, experience the ambience of sleepless street with life music, the young people of Hanoi and also foreign tourists. Hundred of bars and pubs in the Old Quarter are also at your disposal. Or just simple spend your time at shopping malls or various boutique Shops.

Day 2: HANOI – HALONG – HANOI (B/L) – (SIC tour)

Early departure for Halong Bay, a World Heritage as designated by Unesco in 1994 with nearly 3,000 rocky islets. The drive may take you more than three to four hours utmost depending on the high or low seasons’ traffic, and will pass the Red River Delta, one of the two granaries of Vietnam. Upon arriving in Halong, we will sail our boat round its natural rocky gardens whilst a tasty seafood lunch is waiting on board. Most of the islets here are not for living due to the lack of fresh water, but are excellent for cruising to contemplate their miraculous draws on the horizon. Many of them have great names from their inspirational shapes, including the Surprising cave, Pelican Grotto, Chopstick rock, Butterfly rock, Turtle rock, the island of Fishman’s Head, the Fighting Cocks, the Sail, the Urn, or the Sea Dog! We can wander to visit grottos, so swimming, or just lazily relax on the sundeck with our drinks. The boat will be back to the Wharf late afternoon where we take our car or coach to return to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3: HANOI – SAIGON – CU CHI TUNNEL (B) – (SIC tour)

After breakfast at hotel, you’ll transfer to the airWelcome to Saigon (now known as Ho Chi Minh City) – the most hectic and business city of Vietnam. Upon arrival at the airport, welcomed by the local tour guide and transfer to the city center to check in hotel. In the afternoon, we visit Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the few remaining monuments to the Vietnam War. Beneath the ground lie 200 km of tunnels, dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerillas during the conflict. At its peak, prior to the Tet Offensive in 1968, the tunnel complex was base to almost 10,000 troops. To this day, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the war used to be. You even can try to crawl some dozens of m on the tunnel underground to have the real experience. Return to Saigon.

Day 4: SAIGON – MEKONG DELTA – SAIGON (B/L) – (SIC TOUR)

After breakfast at hotel. Picked by at hotel and drive heading to My Tho the homeland of coconut and family factories with local products like coconut candy, rice paper,… Upon arrival, embark on the boat cruising on the mighty Mekong River viewing the life to the local people live along the banks. We stop at one of 4 island in the area for sightseeing. Enjoy the fresh tropical fruits served in the heart of the garden accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music at the plantation. After that you will embark on the small boats rowed the the local people thru the small cannels with water coconut tree to visit the local factories. There you will taste the honey tea and see the local people produce the coconut candy milk and of course you also can try it or stroll in the garden where the locals feed honeybee. After that enjoy the horse-cart trip through the tranquil road of the village. We continue getting on the big boat to visit the vast area. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant nearby Mekong River with the Elephant Ear fish. Afternoon, drive back to Saigon with stop to visit Vinh Trang pagoda, a famous pogoda in the area that its architecture is a mix of Chinese, Cambodian, and French culture. Overnight at hotel in Saigon.

Day 5: SAIGON – SIEM REAP (B)

In the morning, we start the city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War ended in 1975. The grand building today is a Museum and Hall of official receptions. Nearby the Palace are the colonial-styled Central Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral, built between 1877 and 1883 and one of the city’s major landmarks. Have a walking tour on Nguyen Hue street to take the photos of the Opera House and the Ho Chi Minh Committee (outside). From here, walking to Ben Thanh Market one of the most typical symbol of Saigon to experience the daily life of the locals and do shopping the hand-made goods there. In the afternoon, you’ll transfer to the airport for a flight to Siem Reap. Welcome to Cambodia - Siem Reap, the treasures of the Kingdom of Cambodia. Upon arrival, pick up by tour guide in Siem Reap, transfer to check in hotel and free leisure on own arrangement. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 6: FULL DAY ANGKOR TOUR (B)

Breakfast at hotel, explore South Gate of Angkor Thom known as Big Angkor, 3km2 walled and moated royal city and was the last capital of the Angkorian Empire, The famous Bayon Temple was an architectural muddle, in part because it was constructed in a somewhat piecemeal fashion for over a century. Terrace of the Elephants is an impressive, two and a half meter tall, 300 meter long terrace wall adorned with carved elephants and gradual that spans the heart of Angkor Thom in front of Baphuon - huge temple mountain in the heart of Angkor Thom, Royal Palace Area and Phimeanakas - impressive rite and sandstone pyramid. Terrace of the Leper King is at the north end of the Terrace of the Elephants, a double terrace wall with deeply carved nag as, demons and other mythological beings. Last you will visit Ta Prohm temple which is a wonderful combination of human genius and natural beauty! Giant trees have grown here for centuries.

Afternoon visit Angkor Wat temple, the founder of the temple was Suryavarman II who reined Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century to dedicate to the Hindu God Vishnu. The plan of the pyramidal conception of the temple combined with spaces, alleys, ditches is an ancient masterpiece of architectural design and construction. It is time to view lovely sunset from Pre Rup temple. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 7: SIEM REAP DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at hotel, free leisure on own arrangement until time transfer to airport for flight onwards!

INCLUSION

- Accommodations are class quoted (or similar)

- Transportation by air-conditional vehicle

- SIC tour to Halong, Mekong Delta, Cu Chi Tunnles

- Transfer Hanoi – Halong – Hanoi by shuttle bus

- Local English speaking guides

- Meals are mentioned in the itinerary

- Waters during tour day

- All entrance fees and sightseeing as mentioned in the program.

EXCLUSION

- Visa on arrival

- Flight Hanoi – Saigon / Saigon – Siem Reap

- Travel insurance

- Early check-in and late check-out; Hotel/Room upgrade

- Festivity surcharge & festivity compulsory service by hotel(s) if any

- Tip, drinks, personal expenses and others

- Any service not clearly mentioned in the program

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