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Best of Vietnam & Cambodia with 3 Nights Cruise
Best of Vietnam & Cambodia with 3 Nights Cruise
Best of Vietnam & Cambodia with 3 Nights Cruise
Best of Vietnam & Cambodia with 3 Nights Cruise
Best of Vietnam & Cambodia with 3 Nights Cruise
Best of Vietnam & Cambodia with 3 Nights Cruise
Best of Vietnam & Cambodia with 3 Nights Cruise
Best of Vietnam & Cambodia with 3 Nights Cruise

Best of Vietnam & Cambodia with 3 Nights Cruise

13 days
4.8 (5)
430+ booked

Tour Overview

Explore the best of Vietnam and Cambodia on this unforgettable 8-day adventure with Asia Links Travel! Immerse yourself in the vibrant capital of Hanoi, cruise through the stunning landscapes of Halong Bay, and delve into the rich history of Ho Chi Minh City with visits to the Cu Chi Tunnels and colonial architecture. Then, embark on a luxurious 3-night cruise along the Mekong River to experience the beauty of rural Vietnam in Vietnam Package Tour. Finally, arrive in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap, Cambodia, where you'll be awestruck by magnificent temples and ancient stupas.

This Vietnam Luxury Tour is perfect for history and nature lovers seeking a diverse experience. See the full itinerary to discover further excitement!

Tour Highlights

  • Sightseeing in the Old Quarter, markets, pagoda, buildings, and museum of Hanoi capital
  • Cruise around the picturesque Halong Bay - the World’s Heritage
  • Witness the historical attraction of Cu Chi Tunnels and pay time to Saigon’s colonial buildings, the Independence Palace, museum, markets, pagodas, and Chinatown
  • A long cruise to Sa Dec to experience rural life, villages, and markets
  • Discover Chau Doc for a more rural experience
  • Phnom Penh arrives by boat and takes a stroll to the historical buildings of the city
  • Explore great historical stupas in Siem Reap
  • Reach to the remote area for more ancient stupas, experiences of rural life and villages

Itinerary

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

When you arrive at Noi Bai International Airport, our driver will welcome and take you to your hotel for checking in (room available from 14:00). This afternoon is yours to spare. Stay one night at the hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi City Tour (B)

Our guide and driver will pick you up at the hotel and take you to visit the highlights of Hanoi. Our first stop this morning is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then the Uncle Ho stilt house and the unique One Pillar Pagoda. Afterwards, we pay a visit to the Temple Literature - the first university of Vietnam that built almost for a thousand years.

Paying a short visit to the Ethnology Museum, which is the great source of cultural and traditional costumes of the ethnic groups, most is Vietnam history of foundation. If time permits, spend a little time to the Women’s museum, which display women costume of many tribes and expresses their importance role to the society so far.

Through the endless alleys and bustling streets, join the busy rhythm yourself in Hanoi Old Quarter. Meals on your account. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B/L/D)

Today tour will lead you through 2,5 - hour driving to the World’s Wonder - Halong Bay. It shall be at noon that you arrived. Check in luxury cruise and flow slowly through scattered limestones spread on the spacious sea.

Lunch and dinner on board conclude fresh seafood. Enjoy your time and stay for one night on the ship.

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Fly to Saigon (B/Br)

Soak up in the gentle morning sunlight and among the scenic view of Halong Bay. After breakfast, enjoy the landscape while the boat cruising around limestone that pierce the mellow water. When the ship dock at the harbor, you will be transferred back to Hanoi airport for the flight to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon).

By the time you arrive at Tan Son Nhat airport, our driver will welcome and take you to your hotel for checking in. The rest of the time is at your leisure.

Overnight stay at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 5: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – City Tour (B)

Finishing your breakfast, you will be on the tour to one significant historical place of Cu Chi Tunnels. To the one who has heard somewhat about American war in Vietnam, Cu Chi must leave an impression with the thrilling story behinds.

Lunch on your account. Afterwards, your whole day is for the tour to the most vibrant city of Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh (formerly known as Saigon). Strolling to the city center for shopping malls and colonial constructions. Don’t miss the Chinatown and Thien Hau Pagoda as it is the city highlights. If it is possible, pay time at the Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum for the Vietnamese past time. Then, browsing and collecting some amazing stuffs at Ben Thanh Market.

Dinner on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 6: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho – Check in Pandaw Cruise (B/L/D)

In the morning, depart from your hotel to Pandaw ship for the cruise. Welcome drink and some refreshments will be served and following is a delicious lunch. The ship sets sail in the Mekong Delta.

Handing over your passport as well as necessary documents to your tour guide as we are in charge of assisting you with the immigration formalities.

Enjoy lunch and dinner onboard. Overnight on Pandaw cruise.

Day 7: Cruise to Sadec (B/L/D)

Sa Dec can be contemplated when sitting on the sampan boat that rowed by the local. While taking the pleasing cruise, other than scenic river view, witness yourself the local life in the market and the old wooden house of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le – a loyal fan to Marguerite Duras, who is the well - known French writer.

Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner on deck. Overnight on board the ship of Pandaw.

Day 8: Cruise to Chau Doc (B/L/D)

Today, we will pay a visit to the village of Cham and the catfish farm of Chau Doc. It is your decision to be escorted by our guide or you can enjoy the journey alone on the mountain bike that we supply.

Make sure you visit the local vibrant markets and Catholic church. After that, return to the ship for lunch and then we start cruising to Cambodian border for the common formalities.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner will be provided on deck. Overnight on the ship.

Day 9: Cruise to Phnom Penh – Check out Pandaw Cruise (B/L)

Having breakfast done, prepare for the visit to the capital of Cambodia: Phnom Penh. By the time you arrive at the ship port, our guide will be ready to take you to your hotel for checking-in. Lunch served at a local restaurant.

Later, the tour around Phnom Penh takes tourists to many spotlights. The capital situated at the confluence of the Mekong’s four branches. The Royal Palace of King Norodom, built in 1866, is as stunning as always when being a “museum” for numerous of Khmer arts.

Next, be amazed to witness the Silver Pagoda and its highlights of 90 - kilogram Buddha in gold with 9584 diamonds enclosed. It is also famous for the emeralds and Baccarat crystal-gem Buddha constructed in the 17th century.

Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

NOTES:

  • The tour to Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda is taken care of by the sites' guide.
  • The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda closed without former announcement for the ceremonies. We shall replace by other attractions.
Day 10: Phnom Penh – Fly to Siem Reap (B)

Enjoy your leisure time until being transferred for the departure flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in the late afternoon. Hotel room in Phnom Penh still on served till noon.

Upon your arrival in Siem Reap, the local guide and driver will transfer you to the hotel for checking in. Meals on your account. Stay one night at the hotel.

NOTES

  • Be taken to Phnom Penh airport by private car (without the guide).
  • Be taken to Siem Reap hotel by private car (with a local driver).
Day 11: Siem Reap Sightseeing (B)

Depart for Angkor Thom (the Great City) in the morning. The entire magnificent piece of art was constructed by King Jayavarman VII in year of 12th century. This is the last construction of the Khmer Empire to successfully fight against time to be in present day. Numerous of historical stunning temples are built under the time of Jayayarman and his later generations that situated within 9 square km.

Also be the preferred places, the National Temple of Jayavarman, the Bayon Temple and others neighboring the Victory Plaza would worth spending time.

Following next, the time - honored temple from 1186: Ta Prohm will capture every heart with its remarkable structure. Be built for King Jayavarman VII’s beloved mother but the temple complex was residence for more than 10 000 people. Time is the enemy to every existence on earth, when the Khmer Empire collapsed, the temple was unpreserved and forgotten deep in the jungles.

Lunch on your account. Now energy charged, let’s visit the Angkor Archaeological Site and get through many magnificent temples. Angkor Wat Temple is a treasure of human civilization engineering, built with such old designed that enhanced the noble style. At the beginning, the temple constructed by King Suyavarman II in the 12th century as Vishnu worshipping. Though it was left in the 15th century but the features, figures, images of Buddha were still sustainable. Today, the temple is the World Heritage and also be the symbol of Cambodia.

Day tour ends, transfer to the hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 12: Siem Reap Countryside Tour (B/L)

Driving to Meanchey Commune in the morning from your hotel for the the trip through tranquil rural with a tuk-tuk ride. Stopping en route to explore the Bakong Temple, which is one of the old temples in Siem Reap to had been constructed in 802 AD. Preceding to Wat Roka pagoda, which is stunning with three unlike each other stupas. Also, we will take a short visit to local workshops of pottery, weavers and blacksmiths to sightseeing the process of producing goods and browsing for things.

Having known about the story of Buddhism at Wat Roke Pagoda, we will keep on the tour to neighboring villages on the ox-cart. Enjoy the fresh air and dreamy views. Later, we shall walk to the farming fields.

Right in the farm, we can observe how our lunch ingredients grown and learn some tricks of farming techniques. Giving hands collecting and taking care plants with locals are allowed. The guide and local farmers will answer for any of your questions.

Especially, we will have memorable moment when spending time at the family small farm, which cultivates fresh green. Also, we can understand more about the rural life and their way of living in Cambodia. After that, enjoy the traditional lunch and have coconuts juice. Rest for a while and have yourself discovery the surroundings.

Next, the JB Foundation in Cheasmorn Village is where to spend the afternoon. Join the class JB Foundation Charity School as you prefer and get to know how tourism has changed the area. Language differences are no problem with the teacher and the guide support.

Riding on the bike through Meanchey Commune will be a pleasing experience. Ceasing anytime you like to contemplate the alluring rustic rural.

The ride ends at Cheasmorn Village and be transferred to Siem Reap. Arriving at the hotel about 4:30 PM.

Dinner on your own. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 13: Siem Reap Departure

Have your leisure time till the driving to the airport for your departure flight. Breakfast is served.

End of tour services with Asia Links Travel!

What's included

Accommodation in a shared twin or shared double room with daily breakfast
01 night on Halong Bay Cruise
03 nights on Pandaw Cruise
02 Regional flights: Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh/ Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
Local English speaking guide
Meals where mentioned (B: breakfast; L: lunch; D: dinner)
Entrance fees
Water for activities (1 bottle per person per day)
International flight tickets
Vietnam and Cambodia visas
Single supplement surcharge
Other meals than mentioned
Other services than mentioned
Surcharge for Special Holidays (Christmas, New Year,…)
Drinks, other than water on activity days
Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
Travel insurance

Trip Notes

Time travel: Possible to travel all year around.

Rooms are available from 14.00 on arrival day until 12.00 on departure day, room supplement charge will be added for request of early/late check in/out.

Airfares (if any) may change without notice prior to e-ticket issuance.

Price for infants and children will be quoted as follow:

  • Children under 2 years old: Free of charge (Maximum 1 child under 2 years old travels with 2 adults; from the second child, 50% of the regular fare will be applied) 
  • Children from 2 to 5 years old: 50% of the regular fare will be applied
  • Children from 5 to 11 years old: 75% of the regular fare will be applied
  • Children from 12 years: 100% of the regular fare will be applied

During Peak Season and special occasions, surcharges may be added to the price:

  • Christmas and New Year’s Eve: Compulsory meals would be added during these times of the years, depends on hotels or resorts you will stay overnight.
  • Vietnam Lunar New Year: 24 January – 27 January: Extra fee will be applied during holiday.

Visa requirements:

For Vietnam: You must have a valid passport and a visa (or pre-approval letter for a visa on arrival) to enter Vietnam. Our consultant will be happy to advise you on visa requirements.

Your passport must be valid for six months beyond your planned stay, and you must have at least one blank page for each visa stamp.

Customer Reviews (5)

Memorable trip

(5.0)
“The 13-day trip with Asia Links Travel left my husband and I with many beautiful memories. Among them, I was amazed to discover the great historical stupas in Siem Reap. These ancient structures have a lot of cultural and religious significance. We imagined the grandeur of the past and appreciated its architectural wonders.”
Review Memorable trip
Maximilian
Germany

Safe travels

(4.5)
“We felt safe and secure throughout the entire Best of Vietnam & Cambodia with 3 Nights Cruise tour. The guides from Asia Links Travel were very professional and attentive to our needs.”
Review Safe travels
Jean
France

Memories to last a lifetime

(4.5)
“This tour created memories that will last a lifetime. We can't wait to go back and explore more of Vietnam and Cambodia someday with Asia Links Travel!”
Review Memories to last a lifetime
Sarah
Canada

The Mekong Delta cruise is the highlight of the trip

(5.0)
“The Mekong Delta Cruise on this tour is a peaceful escape from the city. We cruised down the river, stopping at charming villages and floating markets. It feels like going back in time! Sa Dec is an impressive highlight, with colorful houses and friendly locals. We even learned about the region's fruit production - it was so interesting.”
Review The Mekong Delta cruise is the highlight of the trip
Patricia
United Kingdom

13 wonderful days with Asia Links Travel

(5.0)
“A great trip for our group. In just 13 days we discovered almost all the famous places of Vietnam and Cambodia. The staff on the trip were also very enthusiastic to help whenever we needed it. Thank Asia Links Travel for this memorable trip.”
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