Cambodia And Vietnam In Style
Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Ho Chi Minh, Hue, Hoi An, Hanoi, Ha Long Bay
Experience the very best of Cambodia and Vietnam, as you marvel at some of the world's most important ancient monuments, journey through majestic countryside and feast on exotic flavors. Stay in the finest luxury hotels, cruise along an island-dotted emerald bay and enjoy VIP access to iconic attractions.
Our prices start from6,125 LAND ONLY
14 Days • GUIDED • 26 MealsOperated Tour
- 13 nights accommodation
- Services of a Traveling Concierge
- All on-tour transportation and related fees, including on-tour flight
- Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
- Round-trip airport to hotel transfers (Restrictions apply)
- Airport transfers (Restrictions apply)
- 13 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 8 dinners
Day 1 - Arrive Siem Reap
Your complimentary, private transfer takes you to your local departure airport. Transfer to your elegant hotel, which was once the home of royalty. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Stroll through the manicured hotel gardens, relax under the frangipani trees beside the magnificent architect-designed pool or perhaps enjoy a massage to ease your way into your holiday. Join your traveling concierge and fellow travel companions for your welcome dinner at Mahob, set in a traditional Khmer wooden house you will enjoy delicacies created from locally produced ingredients.
Day 2 - Angkor Wat In Style
Explore Angkor Archaeological Park accompanied by a renowned archaeologist. Begin with Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm, the temple is a perfect example of how nature crept in and reclaimed its land after the fall of the Angkorian empires. Finishing the day with the sunset over Angkor Wat, it is easy to see why it has become the symbol of Cambodia and took 30 years to build. Step outside for sunset and admire the views as the last light of day shines on the temple. This evening, attend a performance of "Phare, the Cambodian Circus." Set up in 1994 by young returnee Cambodians from the refugee camps who learned about using art as a means of coping with trauma. The hour long show mixes traditional and modern theatre, music, dance, acrobatics, juggling and contortion performed in a story about Cambodian lives and society. Enjoy diner at local restaurant Malis. Malis was born out of a desire and passion to restore Cambodian cuisine to its former glory and put Cambodia back on the map as a culinary destination. Renowned for its fresh seasonal product, delicate flavours, and generous hospitality, this flagship restaurant of Master Chef Luu Meng and his team offer cuisine from the past that has been adapted to the present.
Day 3 - Relaxed Start - Dynamic Ho Chi Minh City
Fly to Ho Chi Min City to start the next part of your journey. Once you have checked in to your central hotel you will meet up with your fellow travelers. This evening enjoy a welcome dinner in one of the busy rooftop restaurants of Saigon and watch the lights of the city from a perfect vantage point.
Day 4 - Marvels Of Saigon
See the best of Saigon as you travel from the city's glittering skyscrapers to the green paddy fields scattered along the Saigon River by speedboat. Your destination is the Cu Chi tunnels, which were dug in 1948 for guerrillas to hide from combatant forces during the Vietnam War. These extraordinary tunnels form part of a network of tunnels that cover most of the country. During your visit to these underground villages, meet a Viet Cong veteran who used to live here and find out how challenging the living conditions really were like. Back in the city, embark on a leisurely walking exploration that reveals highlights including Notre Dame Cathedral and Gustave Eiffel's Central Post Office. Over a cup of Vietnamese coffee, gain an appreciation for local street-side cafe culture.
Day 5 - Cruise The Mekong Delta
Travel to the Mekong Delta and board a private charter. At your first stop see coconut production and processing, then enjoy a taste of the freshest juice possible. Further along, stop to see where locals still use centuries-old methods to make bricks at a small brick kiln. Next you'll enjoy a ride on a tri-motorcycle along narrow village roads, arriving at a rice noodle factory to see the most popular breakfast in the region being produced. Continue your cruise to Mango Home for a tasty lunch of Mekong Delta specialties. Then walk along the shady village roads to the home of Mr. Sau Tuong, a former soldier who fought the deadly Khmer Rouge, known for orchestrating the Cambodian genocide. Learn how life in Vietnam has evolved for him and his wife since the 1960s and how they earn a living from making rice paper.
Day 6 - Relaxed Start - Royal Refinement In Hue
Fly to Hue. Enjoy a cyclo through rice fields to Phu Mong village. This evening, visit Ben Xuan Garden House Theater for a home hosted meal and concert featuring local musicians.
Day 7 - Highlights Of Hue
Rise early for a private VIP visit to the Imperial Citadel, before it opens to the public. After breakfast, visit the majestic royal tomb of Minh Mang. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant on the perfume river with views of the Thien Mu Pagoda. Visit the Vietnamese Royal Martial Arts Academy to meet the headmaster and witness a performance of martial arts techniques.
Day 8 - Romantic Hoi An
Enjoy a scenic drive over the spectacular Hai Van Mountain pass to reach Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the Japanese Covered Bridge and market. For a your choice evening, take your pick of cuisine from traditional to modern Vietnamese, or an east-meets-west fusion.
Day 9 - Relaxed Start - The Locals In Hoi An
Visit the beautiful Cam Thanh Village with its dense coconut jungles that were once a shelter for local people and soldiers during the Vietnam War. Today the village is an important supplier of seafood, vegetables and rice to the region. Ride a traditional bamboo-basket boat to the Thanh Dong village where you'll learn from the villagers how they cultivate and harvest vegetables according to local customs. Continue your voyage through a peaceful water coconut forest to a riverside restaurant overlooking the rice fields. Enjoy traditional Vietnamese folk games. Join a hands-on cooking class, then savor your creations for your highlight lunch.
Day 10 - Hanoi Street-Food Tasting Tour
Fly to Hanoi. Join a local foodie for an exploration of Hanoi's street-food culture.
Day 11 - Cruise Along Ha Long Bay
Travel to Ha Long Bay, known as the bay with a thousand islands and glistening emerald water. Step aboard a deluxe junk for a memorable overnight cruise. Visit the mysterious Tien Ong Cave, where human bones dating back to 10,000 B.C. were discovered by archaeologists, and explore the Cua Van area. In the evening you'll have the choice to participate in a hands-on cooking class with the on-board chef, or simply relax on the top deck as the sun gently dips beyond the horizon, before sitting down to dinner.
Day 12 - Ha Long To Hanoi
Start the day with a session of Tai Chi on the upper deck, or enjoy an early morning swim, or venture to a white sandy beach and climb the hilltop for views over Halong Bay. Return to the boat for breakfast as you cruise to Ha Long City to disembark. Journey back to Hanoi where the evening is at leisure.
Day 13 - Relaxed Start - The Temple Of Literature
Visit the Temple of Literature, built in 1076 as the first university for the sons of mandarins. Meet a scholar who will share their insights into this famous institution. Learn about Hanoian culture and Vietnamese architecture before exploring the temple grounds. In the evening, join your travel companions and toast to your travels during your celebration dinner.
Day 14 - Farewell Vietnam
Your journey comes to an end after breakfast with a transfer to the airport for your onward flight. On arrival at your home airport, your driver will greet and escort you to your waiting car for your private transfer home.
2021 Tour Dates
2022 Tour Dates
Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land, cruise and on-tour flights only, based on October 8, 2021 travel date. International airfare is additional.
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