- Discover Mekong delta, visit the local workshop, learn how to make some traditional work
- Sightseeing Cu Chi tunnel, explore the remaining area and tunnel systems which included the special constructed living areas, discover Tuk Tuk ride around Siem Reap city
- Explore Angkor Wat temple one of the world heritage, visit some South Gate of Angkor Thom, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the Preah Khan temple.
- Flight to Phnom Penh discover some famous pagoda & historical crimes
- Discover floating market and fishing village of ethnic, sightseeing the beautiful scenery daily activities of local who live along the Mekong canals
- Explore Phu Quoc island - Beach, which one of the most beautiful island - beach in Viet Nam
Day 1: HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL
Arriving at Tay Son Nhat airport, we will greet you at airport with ‘Welcome’ sign board, and then you will be transferred to hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. You will have the rest of the day to decompress after a long flight. We encourage you to get out and explore the city surrounding the hotel. There is lots of great food options nearby, and after a nice exotic meal you can find yourself a wonderful $10 massage, or grab a few cold beers from the roadside stalls and watch as people pass you by.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh
Day 2: FULLDAY MEKONG DELTA
We will pick you from hotel to transfer to Vinh Long then start with a visit of VinhLong market in the town. This is the best choice for you to take pictures of fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetables...
Mekong Travel boat will take you downstream on Mekong River seeing many floating cages for farming fish. Then, the first stop to visit the local workshop to see how to make rice paper, coconut candy, pop-rice... Enjoy some sweets with a cup of hot tea. The rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals to enjoy the peaceful time.
Then, we’ll walk to visit the orchard & traditional house, we will enjoy some kinds of fruits and tea when listening to the traditional music.
Optional lunch should be served on board when our cruise is coming to Mỹ An to see many brick kilns on both sides of Mỹ An & Hòa Tịnh canal.
We will walk in the peaceful village to see how they make brick, wave bamboo trays, bamboo baskets… Our boat continue to come to another village in Long Hồ to see how they make conical hats by hand, a process to make rice noodles…
The cruise will go back VinhLong city then our car pick up and transfer back to Ho Chi Minh.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city
Day 3: HALFDAY CU CHI TUNNEL – FLIGHT TO SIEM REAP – TUK TUK RIDE
Pick up from your hotel to transfer to the Cu Chi tunnels. The trip to Cu Chi will take approximately one and a half hours by bus.
Upon arrival, before exploring the tunnels, you will have some short introductions to followed by an introductory video about how the tunnels were constructed and how the people survived in the harsh conditions during times of war.
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 facilities like storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, and command centers helping whoever lives inside the tunnels, to meet their basic needs. You will also see and learn about the many hidden trap doors and dangerous traps within the maze-like tunnels, for security purpose during the war. Afterward, special tea and cassava (food the guerilla fighters ate, during the war) will be served.
Then it’s time to pull out the big guns. Buy real bullets from the gift shop and bring them down to the firing range, if you want to try shooting real guns that were used in the American-Vietnamese war. From M-1 to M-16, the classic AK-47 and more ( Fee will be paid by yourside).
Return to Saigon at around 13:00 P.M. You are free at leisure until we transfer to airport for flight to Siem Reap. Warm welcome by your local guide for transfer to hotel. Free time to relax, then your guide will see you again for a Tuk Tuk ride around the suburb of Siem Reap city followed by a blessing ceremony by Buddhist monks for happiness, prosperity and safety. Tonight you enjoy dinner with Apsara Dance show at the local restaurant.
Stay overnight: Siem Reap
Day 4: ANGKOR SUNRISE - FULLDAY EXPLORATION
Early wake up in the morning for a transfer to enjoy the sunrise over the Angkor Temple, then you continue to discover the Angkor Wat, a temple complex built for king Suryavarman II in the early 12th century as his state temple and capital city. Return to your hotel breakfast.
Later this morning, you continue to explore the ruins including the South Gate of Angkor Thom, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King andthe Preah Khan temple.
In the afternoon you explore the fabulous Ta Prohm temple which embraced by fig and silk-cotton trees puncture the roofs of Ta Prohm’s towers. End of the day you will enjoy the sunset at the Preah Rup temple..
Stay overnight: Siem Reap
Day 5: KULEN MOUNTAIN – BANTEAY SREI TEMPLE
Morning: transfer to Phnom Kulen (Holy Mountain) and join the pilgrim path to drive up this secret mountain of the Khmers.
Swimming in the waterfall, then we carry on to the summit of the mountain to a pagoda. Picnic lunch is arranged on the top of mountain.
In the afternoon, return to Siem Reap following the same route, then we will stop at Banteay Srei temple (the intricately carved and well preserved temple). Along the way we make stopover at the Preah Dark Village and we follow these with a visit the Banteay Samre Temple adorned with impressive relief’s depicting scenes of Vishunu as wel as Krishna legends.
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
Day 6: SIEM REAP – FLIGHT TO PHNOM PENH
After breakfast you visit Royal Palace where His Majesty, the King of Cambodia, and the royal families live. Continue to visit the Silver Pagoda and the Wat Phnom Temple, built in 1373and one of the most important pagodas in Phnom Penh. Afternoon you have a drive to visit the historical crimes of the Khmer Rouge including the Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 prison) and the “Killing Fields” of Choeng Ek.
Stay overnight: Phnom Penh
Day 7: PHNOM PENH – SPEEDBOAT TO CHAU DOC
You are free at leisure until until we transfer you to the boat pier for your boat departure to Chau Doc at 12.30pm. Upon your arrival, pick up and overnight in Chau Doc.
Overnight in Chau Doc
Day 8: CHAU DOC – CAN THO
After breakfast, we take the boat trip to explore the floating and fishing village of Chau Doc then a unique Cham ethnic minority village before driving to Can Tho.
Stop on the way to see famous Sam Mountain and enjoy a great view from the summit. Continue to Can Tho, the heart of Mekong Delta in Vietnam. Check in and free at leisure.
Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 9: CAN THO – PHU QUOC ISLAND
In the morning, we make the boat cruise to see the Cai Rang floating where you will enjoy the beautiful scenery and see the daily activities of the locals who live along the Mekong canals and later, you will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill, a rice noodles making shop which are nice chances to discover the daily life of Vietnamese people in Mekong Delta.
Day 10: PHU QUOC ISLAND - BEACH AND EXPLORE
Phu Quoc has some of the nicest beaches in all of Vietnam, to explore on every end of the island. There are lots of waterfalls inland and also war history museums to check out. You’ll have this day and the next to fit as much or as little into your itinerary. Don’t forget to try some of the wonderful seafood options, Phu Quoc is home to some of the freshest seafood restaurants you’ll ever have the chance to try.
Overnight in Phu Quoc island
Day 11: PHU QUOC ISLAND - BEACH AND EXPLORE
Anything you could get to yesterday? If you haven’t gone yet, you should go down to Starfish beach. Crystal clear waters with starfish all over!
Overnight in Phu Quoc island
Day 12: PHU QUOC ISLAND DEPARTURE – HO CHI MINH
Your driver will meet you at your hotel and transfer you to the airport for Ho Chi Minh onward flight home.
End of services!
- Carefully selected accommodation with daily breakfast based on twin/double sharing
- Meals at local restaurant as indicated
- English-speaking local guide in each destination
- Tour activity as mentioned
- Land transfers by air-con vehicle including airports pick up & drop off
- Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
- Boat trip in Mekong delta
- A bottle of water for guided day tour
- Speedboat Phnom Penh – Chau Doc
- Vietnam & Cambodia visa
- Domestic & International flight
- Compulsory dinner for New Year
- Travel insurance
- Late checkout, early check-in
- Drinks, laundry, tips, person
- Other not stated above