Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, the capital, pays homage to the nation’s iconic Communist-era leader, Ho Chi Minh, via a huge marble mausoleum. Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon) has French colonial landmarks, plus Vietnamese War history museums and the C? Chi tunnels, used by Viet Cong soldiers.
Cambodia is a Southeast Asian nation whose landscape spans low-lying plains, the Mekong Delta, mountains and Gulf of Thailand coastline. Phnom Penh, its capital, is home to the art deco Central Market, glittering Royal Palace and the National Museum's historical and archaeological exhibits. In the country's northwest are the ruins of Angkor Wat, a massive stone temple complex built during the Khmer Empire.
01HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL / DRIVE TO VUNG TAU
02VUNG TAU SIGHTSEEINGS
03VUNG TAU – HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNELS
04HO CHI MINH CITY – FLY TO SIEM REAP
05SIEM REAP – ANGKOR TEMPLE TOUR
06SIEM REAP / DEPARTURE
Day 01HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL / DRIVE TO VUNG TAU Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City – the largest city in Vietnam. Our guide and driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to local restaurant for lunch. After lunch, we will drive to Vung Tau – a beach city near Ho Chi Minh. It takes 2.5 hours for driving. On arrival, check in your hotel and take a short rest. In the evening, free on own . Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02VUNG TAU SIGHTSEEINGSIn the morning after breakfast pick up at your hotel for sightseeing : • The unique Statue of Jesus Christ is situated on the top of “Small Mountain”. • White Palace – the French architecture which used to be the summer house of the last Emperor. • Museum of Worldwide Arms. Have lunch at a local Restaurant. In the afternoon, continue to Ho May tourist park by cable car to enjoy city view and experience impressive moving. You could see Ho May Lake which is recorded in Vietnam Guinness as unique ecological lake in the mountain top in Vietnam. Return to the station by cable car and transfer back to the hotel. Rest and overnight.
Day 03VUNG TAU – HO CHI MINH – CU CHI TUNNELS After breakfast depart In the morning, we will check out the hotel in Vung Tau and transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City. Have lunch at a local restaurant and go to the hotel to check in. In the afternoon, we will leave the city by private vehicle to visit the amazing tunnel network of Cu Chi. This incredible system, covering almost 250km in length was shelter to over 16,000 Vietcong guerrillas during the wars. Back to hotel and overnight.
Day 04HO CHI MINH CITY – FLY TO SIEM REAP In the morning, set out on a tour of the former capital of French Indochina. Historic landmarks include the Old Saigon post office, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Opera House. Then transfer to a restaurant for lunch. Afterward, we will head to the airport to take the flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will be picked up by our guide and transferred to the hotel to check in. The rest of the day is yours to spare. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 05SIEM REAP – ANGKOR TEMPLE TOUR Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for the excursion to Angkor Wat, considered the most harmonious monument of Angkor in terms of style, proportions and conception, which has become a national symbol representing the unity of the Cambodian people. Have lunch at a restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Angkor Thom, the capital of Angkor from the 10th to the 15th century. Return to your hotel. Overnight at the hotel .
Day 06SIEM REAP / DEPARTUREBreakfast at hotel. Free time /Shopping on own. Timely transfer to airport for flight to onward destination.
· Accommodation with daily breakfast
· Airport transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned buses
· Transfers on tours as mentioned by private air-conditioned buses
· Local English speaking guides
· Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch )
· Entrance fees
· Government taxes and service charges
· 04 bottle of mineral water for each day
· Complimentary Vietnam Visa letter
· Visa Fast-track Service at Tan Son Nhat and Siem Reap International Airport
· Tips for local guides and drivers ($8/pax/day)
Regional flight in economy class as mentioned in the itinerary Ho Chi Minh – Siem Reap
· International flight ticket
· Vietnam Visa stamp fee at 25USD for single entry
· Cambodia Visa stamp fee at 30USD for single entry
· Drinks, other than water on activity days
· Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
· Travel insurance
Other things not mention in itinerary