Authentic Of Vietnam And Cambodia 15 Days Inc Flights

  • Duration: 15 DAYS
  • Location: VIETNAM - CAMBODIA
  • Places : 15 Seats
  • Prix: FROM 2086 USD PER PERSON
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Start the journey in Siem Reap where an ancient heritage complex locates, that becomes a symbol of Cambodia and one of the most incredible places in the world. Then travel to Phnom Penh, once was known as the Paris of the Orient, get to know the bloody days at killing fields, and visit Royal palace where the king is living now. Head to Ho Chi Minh City, the beating heart of southern Vietnam, exploring the robust of Mekong River and underground system in Cu Chi tunnels. See the former imperial capital of the Nguyen Dynasty in Hue and step back in time at the charming ancient town - Hoi An. Transfer to the North, discover the marriage of Vietnamese and French culture and architecture in Hanoi city. Finally, immerse yourself in the emerald water in Halong Bay. 

»Hanoi: Discover a different side of Vietnam's capital city, cycling around the village and rice fields.

»Halong Bay: Enjoy an overnight cruise in the most magnificent bay of the country, one of the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Sites.

»Ho Chi Minh City: Discover "The Pearl of the Orient" and vibrant nightlife

»Hue: Pay a visit to Hue to experience what a cultural side of Vietnam has to offer.

»Phong Nha National Park: Explore one of the most spectacular wilderness sites in South East Asia and one of the two largest limestone regions in the world.

»Hoi An: Immerse yourself in this charming lantern town,  and discover the ruins of ancient Champa culture.

»Mekong Delta: Explore the maze of waterways and visit the local floating market on a sampan.

»Cu Chi Tunnels: Into some history lesson with a trip to Cu Chi tunnels. A fascinating underground

»Siem Reap: A gateway to the ancient world

»Phnom Penh: An exotic capital by the bank of mighty Mekong River.

DAY 1: DEPART FROM USA

Fly from North America to Cambodia, crossing the International Date Line.

DAY 2: WELCOME TO CAMBODIA - SIEM REAP ARRIVAL

Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel check-in. After successfully checking in the hotel, we take a short walk along the road in front of the King’s Residence to see the Main Shrine, where the local people usually worship, with its statue of Yeay Teap, Preah Ang Chek and Preah Ang Chorm. Buying jasmine and lotus flowers to worship is very important for the Cambodians. Then continue to Wat Bo, a large, highly respected pagoda, founded in the 18th Century. Like the Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh, the Vihear of Wat Bo contains unique wall paintings of the Reamker that are said to be late 19th Century. Look for the daily-life market scenes such as an opium-smoking Chinese merchant, the colonial era French officer at the market and the French soldiers attending a traditional dance performance. Also of interest is the large collection of Buddha statues located behind the main Buddha. We will continue to "Chantiers Ecoles - Les Artisans d'Angkor" which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting.

Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap

DAY 3: EXPLORE THE CAPITAL OF ANCIENT KHMER (B)

After breakfast, visit The South Gate of Angkor Thom: Bayob Temple, The Royal Enclosure, Phimeanaka, Elephant and Leper King Terrace. Continue visit to Ta Promh (the jungle temple). After lunch, visit to Thommanan, Chaosay Tevoda, Ta Keo:the small, attractive temple in very good condition, built all the same time as Angkor Wat. Continue to Angkor Wat: The “7th Wonders’of the World”. This temple is World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology. Continue visit to Bakheng Hill for the sunset viewing from the top of the hill. Bakheng is the first major temple to be constructed in the Angkor area; this temple-mountain offers extraordinary views of the Tonle Sap and Angkor Wat.

Overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap

DAY 4: HEADING TO PHNOM PENH (B)

Breakfast at the hotel – Transfer overland to Phnom Penh. Then continue to Phnom Penh. Lunch at local restaurant in Phnom Penh. Afternoon, Visit to Royal Palace is a royal residence now where His Majesty, the King of Cambodia, and the royal families live. it is like a small town of royal dynasties. Continue to Silver Pagoda, serves less as a functioning temple than a repository for cultural treasures such as 90 kg golden Buddha encrusted with 2086 diamonds. Finally visit Wat Phnom Temple is one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh. Built in 1373 on an artificial hill by the wealthy widow Daun Chi Penh.

Overnight in Phnom Penh

DAY 5: TRAVEL FROM PHNOM PENH TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Visit Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 prison). This former school was used as a prison by Pol Pot’s security forces. More than 17,000 people held at S-21 were taken to the extermination camp at Choeng Ek to be executed. Visit Russian Market (Toul Tumpong Market), the Market has gained a reputation for cheap clothing, a large selection of Buddha images and woodcarvings, betel-nut boxes, silk, silver jewelry, and classic music instrument. Then arrive Ho Chi Minh by bus.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 6: DISCOVER THE FASCINATING CU CHI TUNNEL (B)

08:00 – 08:30: Pick you up at your hotel

The trip will take approximately one and a half hours driving. Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introduction followed by a video about how the tunnels were constructed and how people survived in the harsh conditions of the war time. Then, spend your time to explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas with kitchens, bedrooms side by side with other martial facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels meet their basic needs. Besides, there are also many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels for security purpose during the war. Afterward, native Cu Chi tapioca will be served.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 7: SAILING THROUGH MIGHTY MEKONG DELTA - GROUP TOUR (B/L)

(start 7.20am  – return around 17.30)

7:20am Pick up from the hotel.

Kick start your day with a hearty breakfast and a trip to Mekong Delta follows, depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Then boarding the sampan and cruise down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around the country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.

Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family workshops and a honey-bee farm to enjoy honey tea and coconut candies.

Have lunch at a local restaurant. Break time.

In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 8: FROM VIBRANT HO CHI MINH CITY  TO GRACEFUL HUE (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel, have a free leisure time until there will be a private cab transfer you to the airport, and ready for the next flight to Hue. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in Hue. After hotel check in have some leisure time in Hue.

Overninght in Hue

DAY 9: DISCOVER A LOST WORL IN PARADISE CAVE (B)

6:30am Tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Hue and depart for Quang Binh. On the way, stop for sightseeing La Vang Church, where Virgin Maria appeared in 1798, and Hien Luong Bridge, Ben Hai River (latitude 17 division from south to north of the country during 20 years from 1954 to 1973).

11:30am: Lunch at Phong Nha Restaurant.

12:15pm: Continue to Paradise Cave to explore the glamor of Asia’s longest dry and beautiful caves.  Start from the historic Ho Chi Minh Road (former Ho Chi Minh Trail), you veer off on a path through dense forest for about four kilometers, then you climb 519 rocky steps, and you’re in… heaven, well, Paradise.

Tour will back to Hue and finish around 8:00 pm

Overnight in Hue

DAY 10: VISIT VIETNAM MOST PICTURESQUE OLD TOWN - HOI AN (B)

8:00 our driver and tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in Hue. The first part of your journey is through the coastal plains and valley south of Hue. Stop on the way to visit Thanh Toan Bridge, an ancient architectural monument which are extremely valuable in terms of history and culture. As one of the bridges which is rare and high artistic value in Vietnam, Thanh Toan deserves an impressive tourist attraction in Hue tourism.

Then you reach Lang Co beach, a haven for relaxation retreat for American forces during the war time. Today, it is an active fishing village. Enjoy wandering and admiring the views of Lang Co beach.

Afterward, we travel up and over the Hai Van pass towards Danang. With your guide, you will visit the Marble Mountains to explore many natural caves in which Buddhist sanctuaries have been built over the centuries. The Marble Mountains surrounding the area with five stone hillocks - once islands made of marble - and each represented one of the five elements of the universe. Arrive at the laidback town of Hoi An in the afternoon.

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 11: HOI AN BASKET BOAT AND FISHING TOUR- FLIGHT TO HANOI (B/L)

Would you like to go fishing with the local fisherman? Why don't you have a fun experience with the funny basket boat. You shouldn't have any hesitance because the day will put a broaden smile in your face. It is very interesting to fish here on the river with the local fisherman as you catch your fish and we cook for you.

On the Fishermen & the Waterways of a Past War Tour, you will enjoy a wide range of experiences - from learning traditional fishing techniques to paddling the strange and unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats while exploring the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war. On this tour, we provide an authentic social and cultural insight into the local Vietnamese way of life. As well you will take part in some hands-on activities that are fun, safe and interesting to people all of ages.

Start of the tour time 08:00, pick up at your hotel lobby.

After the tour, you will have free time till our driver will transfer you to the airport for your flight to Hanoi. Upon arrival, our driver will pick up you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel in Hanoi.

Pick up time will be informed to the hotel in Hoi An.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 12: EXCURSION TO THE NATURAL WONDER OF THE WORLDS (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel.Get pick-up by the Cruise at 7:30. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival at Halong, you get to enjoy a cruise on the Bay to better explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.

After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long bay, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can opt to attend the activities taking part in the boat or relax for the day.

Overnight on cruise

Note:  In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to push off or not allowed to overnight in the sea), the Ha Long bay tour could be cancelled without notice. We will consider other replacement tour or refund based on the specific circumstances

DAY 13: BACK TO TRANQUIL CAPITAL (B/L)

Rise early for a Tai Chi lesson or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and the return Hanoi around 17:00. Free at your leisure time. Overnight in Hanoi.

Note:  In case of bad weather (the boat is not allowed to push off or not allowed to overnight in the sea), the Ha Long bay tour could be cancelled without notice. We will consider other replacement tour or refund based on the specific circumstances

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 14: GETAWAY FROM BIG CITIES WITH BA VI ECO TOUR (B/L)

08:00 – Start your trip to Ri village in Ba Vi. After 1.5 hours’ driving, you will arrive at Mr. Duoc’s house with a welcome drink.

10:00 – Then visiting the 30-year-old tea plantation in Ri Village. This is a green and peaceful place where you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the village. This Tea Plantation plays important role in providing tea products for the whole north of Vietnam. You will have a chance to help local family to harvest tea leaves, you will know how to pick the best part of the tea tree to make the most wonderful beverage as Vietnam traditional tea.

Mr Duoc is a veteran of Vietnam War and the owner of a large tea farm. He also is an expert in handling the raw tea leaves, he will introduce you how to make a good green tea before selling.

You will have a great time listening to the host’s stories of his life in Vietnam war, besides, enjoying great tea with green lentils or lotus seeds that made by his family.

11:15 – Driving about 10 minutes to visit another host family in Moc Village to give you a cooking class by Mrs. Chin – a host family. She will show you how to cook Vietnamese food, and you will have a great time to enjoy the lunch you cooked.

12:30: Have lunch with the host’s family and a short break after lunch. Then you will head back to Hanoi and will have free time to explore the city.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 15: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE - HANOI DEPARTURE (B)

Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones.  Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home. Trip Ends.

Destination  3-star Hotel  Website 
Siem Reap  Hari Residence or similar https://www.hariresidence.com/
Phnom Penh  Samnang Laor or similar http://www.samnanglaorhotel.com/
Ho Chi Minh City  Liberty Saigon Parkview Hotel or similar https://www.libertysaigonparkview.com/
Hue Cherish Hue or similar http://cherishhotel.com/
Hoi An  TTC Hotel Premium Hoi An or similar http://hoian.ttchotels.com/en/
Halong Bay  Legend White Dolphin or similar  http://www.whitedolphincruises.com/
Hanoi Era Hotel  or similar http://www.hanoierahotel.com/

UPGRADE 4 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 350.00 USD/PERSON 

Destination  4-star Hotel  Website 
Siem Reap  Pacific Hotel or similar https://pacifichotelgroup.asia/
Phnom Penh  Green Palace Hotel or similar https://www.greenpalacehotel.com/
Ho Chi Minh City  Northern Saigon Hotel or similar https://www.northernhotel.com.vn/
Hue  Eldora Hotel or similar http://www.eldorahotel.com/
Hoi An  Rosemary Boutique Hotel or similar http://www.hoianrosemary.com/
Halong Bay  Flamingo Cruise or similar http://luxuryflamingocruises.vn/
Hanoi Tirant Hotel or similar http://tiranthotel.com

UPGRADE TO 5 STAR HOTEL: PAY EXTRA 620.00 USD/PERSON 

Destination  5-star Hotel  Website 
Siem Reap  Angkor Miracle Hotel or similar http://angkormiracle.com/
Phnom Penh  Sokha Phnom Penh or similar http://www.sokhahotels.com.kh/
Ho Chi Minh City  The Myst Dong Khoi or similar  https://www.themystdongkhoihotel.com/
Hue   Indochina Palace or similar http://www.indochinepalace.com/
Hoi An   La Siesta Resort and Spa or similar https://lasiestaresorts.com/
Halong Bay  Apricot Hotel or similar http://apricothotels.com/
Hanoi Era Cruise or Similar https://eracruises.com/en/
Start Date Availability Price (Per person)
Los Angeles San Francisco New York
19-Aug-19 15 2286 USD 2186 USD 2486 USD
03-Sep-19 15 2086 USD 2086 USD 2186 USD
17-Sep-19 15 2086 USD 2086 USD 2186 USD
01-Oct-19 15 2086 USD 2086 USD 2186 USD
15-Oct-19 15 2086 USD 2086 USD 2336 USD
29-Oct-19 15 2086 USD 2086 USD 2336 USD
12-Nov-19 15 2086 USD 2086 USD 2286 USD
26-Nov-19 15 2186 USD 2186 USD 2286 USD
09-Dec-19 15 2186 USD 2186 USD 2286 USD
07-Jan-20 15 2286 USD 2286 USD 2286 USD
21-Jan-20 15 2186 USD 2286 USD 2626 USD
04-Feb-20 15 2186 USD 2186 USD 2626 USD
18-Feb-20 15 2186 USD 2186 USD 2626 USD
03-Mar-20 15 2086 USD 2086 USD 2626 USD
17-Mar-20 15 2086 USD 2086 USD 2626 USD
31-Mar-20 15 2086 USD 2086 USD 2186 USD
14-Apr-20 15 2086 USD 2186 USD 2186 USD
28-Apr-20 15 2086 USD 2186 USD 2186 USD
12-May-20 15 2186 USD 2186 USD 2286 USD

INCLUSIVE

Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services

All transportation mentioned above

International flights from Los Angeles/San Francisco/New York to Siem Reap and from Hanoi to Los Angeles/San Francisco/New York with up to 20 kg luggage allowance, China Southern or similar. For traveling from a different city, please contact us

Domestic flight from Ho Chi Minh to Hue and from Da Nang to Hanoi, include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax

Air-conditioned bus from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh

Air-conditioned bus from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh

Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)

Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)

Experienced English speaking guide

Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

All sightseeing tickets according to the itinerary

Tissues and water on coach

Service charges and government tax

Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service

24/7 hotline support guaranteed

No extra charge after services confirmation

EXCLUSIVE

X Beverage, Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities

X Travel insurance

X Public holiday surcharge (if any)

X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec

X Early check-in and Late check-out (If not mentioned)

X Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Cambodia: 30$/person)

X Vietnam visa

X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00 am – 05:00 am

X Other services not mentioned above

FLIGHT ESSENTIAL INFORMATION

  • All flight tickets for set departure date must be booked 90 days in advance. After 90 days, a surcharge must be applied.
  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits, stopovers or a substitute airline. Such changes are beyond our control, as availability on flights can vary.
  • Once your flights are confirmed and ticketed, flights are non-refundable and non-changeable. Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided for ticketing.
  • Please Note, flight itineraries will not be provided until 30 days prior to departure. If your travel dates are within 30 days of purchase you will be provided with your itinerary within 7 days.

BOOKING PROCESS

Don't be shy to drop us an inquiry email at sales@sviettravel.com and we will get back to you within 24 hours.   

  • Step 1Double check all single supplement fee (if any) or solo traveler surcharge (if you explore the journey on your own) before hitting the button.
  • Step 2Click Enquiry Now on the day you decide to go for the trip and make a deposit 10% of the total amount, and 100% of flight tickets upon confirming at the reservation time via Bank Transfer (customers will pay for transfer fee) or credit card (Payment fee 3,2 %)
  • Step 3: Send us your scan copies of passports
  • Step 4We will send you a voucher confirmation within 24 hours after received the deposit.

CANCELLATION

S Viet Travel must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would apply as follows:

  • 31 days and more before departure: 10% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 15-30 days before departure: 30% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 14 days and less before departure: 100% of the full payment.
  • No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full payment

CONDITION OF INSURANCE

  • S Viet Travel demands that all clients going on our trips hold a proper personal medical insurance. If clients do not hold insurances and refuse to sign on before departure, S Viet Travel reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
  • Kindly acknowledge your acceptance of the above terms and conditions by Signing and returning to S Viet Travel a copy of the present contract and of the attachment with all itineraries.

OTHERS CONDITIONS

  • Price based on twin sharing. Single supplement surcharge USD 492 pp for 3-star hotel, USD 642 for 4-star hotel, USD 1059 for 5-star hotel.
  • Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
  • Any amendment/cancellation made after a confirmed booking is nonrefundable
  • Tour is available at the time of booking
  • Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions
  • All tours are required to book 90 days of departure, within 90 days will be a surcharge if flight ticket price changes
  • Some flights may depart a day before the itinerary and involve a transit. These changes are subject to availability and airline schedule changes

1 Response

  • Jacqueline A Chiarolanza

    Hello – Very interested in this trip or another Vietnam tour. Would like tours that include air from US. There will be 5 of us…ages 22, 24, 56, 58, 85. What do you recommend? Which tours have gotten good reviews?

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