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Vietnam & Cambodia Tour - 16 days - From $USD

Vietnam & Cambodia Tour

16 days - From $USD

  • Code : VC11
  • Tour style : private tour Private Tour
  • Duration : 16 days / 15 nites.
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DETAILED ITINERARY:


Day 1: Siem Reap: Arrival  
Upon arrival at Siem Reap airport, you will be met by the local guide from Indochina Pioneer and driven (30 minutes) to your Hotel for check-in. 
 
If time permits we will enjoy the sunset view from the top of Phnom Bakheng Hill with a panoramic view of Western Baray and Angkor Wat. Tonight we are treated a special dinner with a traditional Apsara show at the Angkor Village resort. 
 
Meals included: Welcome dinner
Stay overnight in Siem Reap.
 
Day 2: Siem Reap – Angkor Temples  
We begin our day with a visit to the temples of King Jayavarman VII, reputedly Angkor’s greatest king. The fortified city of Angkor Thom which he had built at the end of the 12th Century is enclosed by a square wall 8 meters high, with five 20 meter long monumental gates decorated with stone elephant trunks. 
 
The city contains another of Angkor’s true gems – The Bayon. Not nearly as impressive as Angkor Wat from a distance, the Bayon is nevertheless incredible for its maze of corridors, gothic style towers and magical central temples with 1200 meters of the finest bas relief, depicting scenes of everyday life in 12th Century Cambodia. 
 
From Angkor Thom we continue to the    Phimeanakas, located in the middle of the old Royal Palace area, and to the Terrace of the Elephants and the Leper King.  
 
Returning to town we will enjoy lunch and a short rest, thereby avoiding the mid-day heat.
 
In the afternoon we continue our exploration to Ta Phrom, a temple half consumed by the Cambodian jungle and famous in the west as the film location for “Tomb Raider”. 
 
After that we proceed to the famous temple of Angkor Wat - the best known and most breathtaking of all the sights, and a highlight of any visit to the Angkor complex. Originally built as a funerary temple for Suryavarman ll in honor of Vishnu. This temple is unique as it faces west, symbolically the direction of death. It is a very grand and imposing structure, but its most stunning feature is the extensive and intricately carved bas reliefs, which stretch throughout the galleries and inner temples.  
 
Late afternoon we enjoy sunset over the Angkor Wat temples, if we did not see this on the arrival day.
The evening is free for you explore the night life of Siem Reap on your own. 
 
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight in Siem Reap
 
Day 3: Siem Reap – Banteay Srei - Banteay Kdei 
In the morning we enjoy a guided tour to Banteay Srei with the most stunning carved lintels at Angkor and Banteay Samre, a fortified temple built by Suryavarman II and located far away from the normal temple crowds. 
 
In the afternoon we visit the exquisite Prasat Kravan. The sanctuary's interiors are remarkable for the large bas-relief depictions of Vishnu and Lakshmi that have been carved into the walls of reddish brick, connected by a vegetable compound.  The tour also includes the Neak Poan, an artificial circular island with a Buddhist temple built on it, in Preah Khan Baray. This was built during the reign of King Jayavarman VII. and originally designed for medical purposes (the ancients believed that going into these pools would balance the elements in the bather, thus curing disease); it is one of the many hospitals that Jayavarman VII built. The site was built in the second half of the 12th century, according to tradition, on a spot where the King fought a crucial battle against the Cham. 
 
After returning to the hotel the rest of your day is free at leisure. 
 
(N.B: It can get hot and humid here so please take sunscreen and drinking water with you.)
 
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight in Siem Reap
 
Day 4: Siem Reap – fly to Phnom Penh  (K6 100 REP PHN 10:15 11:00)
In the morning we are taken to the airport for a morning flight to Phnom Penh, the political and financial center of the country, and was a bustling commercial hub during the French colonial days.
 
On arrival you will be met by your local guide and driven to the hotel for check-in. 
 
In the afternoon we will begin our sightseeing in the city center, which involves 3 hours of leisurely walking. This guided tour includes the                      Silver Pagoda and National Museum.
 
Afterwards we drive 15 minutes to the Tuol Sleng Museum (also known as the Museum of Genocidal Crimes). The museum commemorates the atrocities that occurred during the regime of Pol Pot. Most people find it a very emotional experience, so you will be given time to explore on your own.
 
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Phnom Penh
 
Day 5: Phnom Penh – Saigon by flight (VN 921 PHN SGN 14:15 15:00)
Your whole morning is free.
We check out at mid-day and transfer to the airport for the short flight to Saigon. 
 
On arrival, you will be met by your local tour guide and driven (30 minutes) to your hotel for check-in. 
 
The rest of the day is free at leisure. 
 
You may enjoy visiting  the nearby Ben Thanh night Market this evening for a fun shopping experience, then seek out a restaurant in the surrounding area for dinner. 
 
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Saigon
 
Day 6: Saigon sightseeing tour by Vintage Vespa motor scooters. (4 hours)
This half-day tour on vintage Vespa motor scooters (you will be driven by professional drivers) will give us a unique look at familiar and not-so-familiar landmarks in modern-day Ho Chi Minh City, to reveal the city’s culture, architecture, religious practices and fascinating history. The tour begins in the cool early morning with a pickup at our hotel. Our first stop is Tao Dan Park to catch the bird lovers club (morning only, 0600 – 0900), then enjoy a local coffee while our tour guide explains the history and practice of keeping birds in Saigon.
 
The next stop is the Monument of Thich Quang Duc, a Vietnamese Mahayana Buddhist monk who burned himself to death on June 11, 1963 to protest against the persecution of Buddhists by South Vietnam’s Ngo Dinh Diem administration.
 
Then we will take a quick stop at the colorful Ho Thi Ky flower market before riding to a Funeral Home to learn about Vietnamese funeral ceremonies & customs.
 
Next we drive through Chinatown to Nhi Phu temple built in the end of 17th century by Chinese immigrants from Fukkien Province. Although the exact construction date is unknown, an inscription on the pagoda's ancient bell dates the pagoda to pre-1765. Nhi Phu Temple is built in a “Khẩu” (gate) architectural style with an open yard in the center. Its roof is covered with tubular tiles with lines of   bas-relief mosaics, depicting the eight immortals of Taoism including apricot trees, orchids, bamboo and, of course, dragons and phoenix.
 
We continue with a short walk through the alley full of tailor’s supplies. Then back to Nhi Phu temple to return to district one by bike. On the way stop at a Chinese Medicine shop to hear about Thuốc Bắc medicine from herbs or Thuốc tàu – a medicine from China.”
 
Leaving Chinatown, we drive through the tunnel to District 2 where we see downtown Saigon from a different perspective viewing the developing Ho Chi Minh City.
 
We visit a local market before heading back to District 1 to see two beautiful neighboring landmarks: the General
Post Office (G.P.O), noted for its neoclassical architecture, designed and constructed by the famous architect Gustave Eiffel, in harmony with the surrounding area. This is followed by a visit to the famous Notre Dame Cathedral (“Our Lady”). Notre Dame Cathedral is considered to be one of the main city attractions and one of the most beautiful buildings in all Vietnam. It was built in 1877 - 1880 by the French architect Bourad. 
 
Next we move on to the remarkable Reunification Palace and the previous CIA Office before a drive down Dong Khoi Street. We reveal the place where, in 1975, during the dying days of the former regime, the iconic photograph was taken of a helicopter lifting people out of Saigon.
 
A stop at the historic Opera House built in 1880 (now the Municipal Theatre) lets us talk about the history the square represents from the time it was the main road into the Bat Quay, to the French invasion, to the filming of  “The Quiet American”.
 
The final stop is an outside view of HCM City People’s Committee (formerly Hôtel de Ville) built in 1902-1908, and is one of the most photographed buildings in Vietnam - notable for its gardens, ornate facade and elegant interior lit with crystal chandeliers.
 
Lunch will be served in a local Vietnamese restaurant. Returning to the hotel around mid-day the rest of your day is free.
 
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight in Saigon
 
Day 7: Saigon – Day trip to Ben Tre - Mekong Delta 
Today we will take a day tour to the heart of the Mekong Delta, popularly known as the “rice bowl” of Vietnam, and is famous for its vast rice fields, numerous waterways and beautiful landscapes. 
 
Upon arrival in Ben Tre town, we will embark on an enjoyable motor boat excursion, taking a glimpse at the Delta scenery, houses built on stilts and local fish farms along the way. During the boat trip we will stop at a local factory to see how they make bricks by hand in the traditional way. We will also visit a coconut processing workshop and a mat making workshop.
Next, we take motor cart (xe lôi) passing rice and vegetable fields.  Alternatively we can take a bike ride. 
 
Around mid-day we return to Ben Tre town for lunch at a local restaurant. 
We then take the 1.5 hour drive back to Saigon. 
The rest of the day is free.
 
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight in Saigon
 
Day 8: Saigon – Full day tour to Cu Chi Tunnels & Cao Dai Temple 
In the morning we drive for 2 hours (75 km) to the district of Cu Chi; which is actually an outer suburb of Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival we will watch a brief video to introduce you to the Cu Chi tunnels, followed by a 2 hour sightseeing tour on foot, on uneven paths through the bush. You will also have the opportunity to crawl through some of the Cu Chi tunnels if you choose. 
 
Departing Cu Chi tunnels we continue to drive 1.5 hours (60km) to Tay Ninh to the ‘Holy See’ and watch most of the Cao Dai service. Tay Ninh, near the Cambodian border, is home to the unique Cao Dai sect, whose patron saints include Joan of Arc, Victor Hugo and Winston Churchill to name a few. The religion is an odd mix of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity. We then drive to a local restaurant to enjoy a simple lunch, before taking the 3 hour drive back to Saigon.
The rest of your day is free
 
N.B: Remember to take insect repellent today as mosquitoes are more common in the Cu Chi district. At the Cu Chi Tunnels you will be given the opportunity to shoot a range of guns (example AK47, M16). If you are keen to do this, please be aware that the noise level is extremely high and although ear muffs are provided, they may not give the level of protection you require. It is recommended that you bring ear plugs from home if you would like to participate in this.
 
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight in Saigon
 
Day 9: Saigon –Da Nang/  Heian by flight (VN1310 SGNDAD 0830 0940)
This morning we are taken to the airport for the short flight to Da Nang, the closest airport to Hoian. You will be met at the arrivals hall at the airport by your local guide and driver and taken to Hoian. We will make a stop en route to visit the Cham Museum and My Khe Beach, before continuing on to our hotel for check-in.
 
From the 16th to the 18th century, Hoian was a thriving international commercial port. Today it is a quaint riverside town, popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailor shops, cafes, and beautiful beaches. After settling into our hotel we will head out for lunch, followed by a two hour walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter, visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, the Assembly Hall, the 200-year-old Phung Hung house, and the Japanese Covered Bridge
 
After returning to the hotel the remainder of your day is free.
Maybe you will want to visit one of many tailor-shops in town, famous for their “made to measure” clothing, or seek out somewhere interesting for dinner. 
 
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight in Hoian
 
Day 10: Hoian  
Your whole day is free at leisure. 
 
Suggestions: You can hire a bicycle to ride to the beautiful Cua Dai Beach or take part in a cooking class. For this class you will be taken through Hoian’s riverside market, always a hive of activity, to purchase the ingredients before spending the morning in class with the chef of a local restaurant learning how to prepare a Vietnamese meal, which you will enjoy for your lunch! 
 
Please note: No activities are included today; therefore the suggestions above will be at your own expense.
 
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Hoian.
 
Day 11: Hoian – Drive to Hue 
We leave Hoian this morning and drive north to the Old Imperial City of Hue. Today we will enjoy one of the most scenic journeys by driving over the Hai Van Pass, the “Ocean Cloud Pass” dropping down to the wonderfully photogenic fishing village of Lang Co where we can stop for a coffee break. (Optional).
 
After arriving in Hue we check into our hotel, where you will have time to rest and have lunch on your own.
 
In the afternoon we will enjoy sightseeing at the Citadel which involves 1.5 hours on foot through the former Royal Palace Complex. The ancient walled Citadel contains the former Imperial Palace. The Citadel was closely modeled along the lines of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Much was damaged during the last 2 wars. The city was made a UNESCO world heritage site in 1993. Thanks to UNESCO the buildings that still remain are slowly being restored and preserved. 
 
We finish the day by taking a “dragon boat” up the Perfume River to visit the Thien Mu Pagoda
 
Note: Depending on the time of year it can get quite hot here, and sometimes rains in the afternoon, so it is a good idea to bring along sunscreen and rain protection.
 
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Hue
  
Day 12: Hue – fly to Hanoi  (VN1542 HUIHAN 1350 1500)  
This morning we continue sightseeing around Hue. We visit King Khai Dinh’s Mausoleum or King Tu Duc’ tomb.  This impressive tomb was built for the Nguyễn Emperor Khai Dinh. It was built from 1920 to 1931, taking 11 years to complete. The tomb is a blend of Western and Eastern architecture. The inside of this impressive mausoleum is artfully decorated with intricately designed glass and china. 
 
Next we continue on to the Hue Royal Fine Arts Museum which is housed within the former Dien Long An Royal Palace
 
We visit a local workshop where we will see the process of incense makings before enjoying a vegetarian buffet lunch, cooked and served in a local Buddhist monastery. This intimate experience will allow you to gain knowledge on Buddhism in Vietnam.    
 
After lunch we will drive to the airport to catch the short flight to Hanoi. At the arrival halls, you will be met by your local guide and driver and driven (1 hour) to the hotel for check-in. 
 
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight in Hanoi
 
Day 13: Hanoi City tour   
Today we will enjoy a full day tour of Hanoi, Vietnam’s charming capital. 
 
05:30am OPTIONAL: You will be picked up at your hotel and start the day with a visit to Quang Ba flower market, then stroll around the beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake to watch the locals doing their morning tai-chi and aerobics in the dawn light. 
Alternatively: You will be picked up at your hotel after breakfast, to begin a full-day of private sightseeing around Hanoi. 
 
We start by visiting Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed every Monday & Friday, all afternoons and from late September until December) and his private home, a wooden stilt‐house surrounded by lush gardens. In the same complex we also visit the One Pillar Pagoda, an important symbol for Hanoians. The tour continues with a short drive to see the wonderful architecture and exhibits of the History Museum, formerly home to the École Française d’Extrême Orient in Vietnam.
 
Lunch will be served at the famous Restaurant of Anh Tuyet in the Old Quarter. Anh Tuyet is a famous chef in Hanoi, known to many people for her delicious dishes such as Hanoi spring rolls and grilled honey chicken. Anthony Bourdain, a well-known American chef (and lover of Vietnamese food!) visited Ms Tuyet’s restaurant in 2002 while shooting his TV show called No Reservations,  said "Ms Tuyet’s restaurant and her delicate dishes are part of Vietnam’s cultural heritage! The traditional dishes and a friendly atmosphere all make Ms Tuyet’s a place that cannot be found anywhere else".
 
After lunch, we visit the Temple of Literature, also known as Quoc Tu Giam - Vietnam's first University, established within a temple to educate Vietnam's royalty, mandarins and members of the elite. 
 
Next we will take a cyclo ride through Hanoi’s French Quarter, characterized by wide tree-lined streets, majestic French buildings and side-walk cafes. Traveling by cyclo is a fun way to get the real feel for the town, as well as some great photographs. 
 
We will enjoy a cup of coffee at Pho Co Café, an old coffee shop with a great view of Hoan Kiem Lake and its surroundings. Finally, you will be taken to the theatre for a performance of our traditional water puppet show, a typical northern Vietnam art form. 
 
We return to our hotel where the rest of your evening is free.
Dinner is on your own.
 
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch
Overnight in Hanoi
 
Day 14: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Overnight on-board ship 
Hạlong Bay was first listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994, in recognition of its outstanding, universal aesthetic value. In 2000 the World Heritage Committee additionally recognized Hạlong Bay for its outstanding geological and geomorphological value, and its World Heritage Listing was updated.
 
Halong Bay is an area of great natural beauty, with sparkling waters studded with thousands of islets covered in rich green foliage, sheer cliffs and mystical caves. This morning we leave Hanoi and enjoy the scenery as we take the 4 hour trip to Halong Bay. Please pack an overnight bag with your necessities for this trip, the remainder of your luggage will be stored at the hotel. 
 
Upon arrival we will board a traditional wooden junk boat for a relaxing and unforgettable cruise.  This bay features thousands of islets and limestone karsts in various shapes and sizes.  
 
A sumptuous fresh seafood lunch will be served by our boat staff as we cruise this spectacular bay. 
After lunch we will transfer to a small boat and visit one of the most stunning caves on Halong Bay. We will also stop at Titop Beach where you can take a refreshing swim, or maybe take out a kayak to explore the bay on your own. There will also be the opportunity for a short hike up a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay. 
 
Returning to our junk we can watch the sunset before being served another superb meal for dinner. 
(Cocktails will be available for purchase). After dinner you can mingle with the other guests before retiring to your private cabin with en-suite bathroom.
 
(Note: Program may differ slightly base on the cruise ship. An extra night can be added to the program. If your time is flexible, we highly recommend it!) 
 
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
Overnight on junk boat
 
Day 15: Halong Bay – Hanoi 
Wake in time to watch the sun rise over the spectacular horizon and reflect on the pristine waters of the bay. You can also join a Tai Chi class on the sundeck (optional) before we enjoy our breakfast while continuing to cruise around this natural wonder. Upon returning to the dock, our Guide and driver will be waiting to take us on the 4 hour journey back to Hanoi. En route we will stop at Yen Duc, a beautiful and typical village of Northern Vietnam, and watch a traditional water puppet show (30 minutes). After the show we can stroll around the village, meet the locals, and learn about their daily life. 
 
We arrive back at the hotel around 5:00pm and the remainder of your day is free. 
 
Meals included: Breakfast
Overnight in Hanoi
 
Day 16: Hanoi: Departure 
You will be free until your private driver takes you to the airport, according to the departure time of your international flight.
 
Meals included: Breakfast
 
The hotels listed below are our suggestions for the best value on this Best of Vietnam and Cambodia tour 16 days. However, Indochina Pioneer offers many more options of hand-picked hotels, with different "star ratings", allowing you to customize the vacation to meet your taste and budget. Please contact us for with your questions and requests.

Name of Hotel Location Star Rating Room Type
Boutique & Character (highly recommended)
Frangipani Villa Hotel Siem Reap Boutique Superior
Anis Villa Phnom Penh Boutique Superior
Liberty Central Saigon Boutique Deluxe
Vinh Hung Emerald Resort Hoian Boutique Deluxe Pool
Hue Serene Hotel Hue Boutique Deluxe
Hanoi Elegance Diamond Hotel Hanoi Boutique Deluxe
Dragon Pearl Cruise Halong Boutique Deluxe
First Class (3 Star)
Steung Hotel Siem Reap 3 Star Superior
Villa Langka Hotel Phnom Penh 3 Star Superior
Singnature Saigon Hotel Saigon 3 Star Superior
Vinh Hung 3 Hotel Hoi An 3 Star Deluxe Pool
Asia Hotel Hue 3 Star Superior
Gondola Hotel Hanoi 3 Star Deluxe
Dragon Pearl Cruise Halong Deluxe Deluxe Cabin
Superior (4 Star)
Tara Angkor Hotel Siem Reap 4 Star Superior
Sunway Hotel Phnom Penh 4 Star Superior
Eden Saigon Hotel Saigon 4 Star Deluxe
Vinh Hung Reverside Resort Hoi An 4 Star Deluxe
Muong Thanh Saigon Hotel Hue 4 Star Deluxe
Hanoi Pearl Hotel Hanoi 4 Star Deluxe
Bhaya Cruise Halong Deluxe Deluxe Cabin
Deluxe (5 Star)
Borei Angkor Hotel Siem Reap 5 Star Deluxe
InterContinental Phnom Penh Hotel Phnom Penh 5 Star Deluxe
Legend Hotel Saigon Saigon 5 Star Deluxe
Palm Gardern Resort Hoi An 5 Star Superior
Best Western Indochina Palace Hue 5 Star Palace Deluxe
Hotel de I'Opera Hanoi 5 Star Deluxe
Ginger Cruise Halong Luxury Superior


ABOUT HOTELS:
 

We, at Indochina Pioneer, are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. As the hotel cost will be the major expense of your vacation in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, it is essential that all of the hotels chosen by us are the highest quality for the price paid. All of our prices are based on twin, double or queen shared rooms.
 
Below is an explanation of the Hotel "star" ratings:
 
Boutique & Character hotels ~ Highly recommended (from $50-$80 USD  per room/ per night).

Boutique hotels are not chain-affiliated and feature outstanding design with a  stylish appearance. They usually contain impeccable amenities in a unique setting. This type of hotel usually provides full service accommodation with personal attention. The atmosphere is unique. The term "atmosphere" comprises of decor, ambience, personalized service, mind-set of hotel staff, and most importantly a know-how of how all of these things come together to create a perfect stay.   
Boutique & character hotels are good for business, honeymoon, or vacation.


First Class/ 3 Star
(from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/night )
 
The First Class/ 3 Star Hotels are good value and normally centrally located. They all have comfortable en-suite rooms, good amenities and public areas to relax in. They are usually family run hotels, so offer great personalized service for your enjoyment and comfort. Most first class properties offer an in-house restaurant, and some may even have a swimming pool!

 
Superior/ 4 star
(from US$ 80 - US$ 110/ per room/night)
 
The 4* superior Hotels offer a wide range of services. Many superior hotels feature a choice of several in-house restaurants. In addition virtually all of them have a swimming pool. Some may even feature a spa or health club. This grade of hotel offers more for your enjoyment and comfort, while still remaining affordable.

 
Deluxe/ 5 Star
(from US$120 - US$ 180++/ per room/night)
 
These 5* Deluxe hotels are usually owned by Worldwide, well known Hotel chains. The deluxe hotels feature excellent locations, offer the highest standards of service and facilities, and are known as the best hotels in each region. Facilities such as swimming pools and spas are the norm, and guest rooms are luxurious. These hotels offer first class service and amenities throughout.

 

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This is a PRIVATE TOUR and can be tailor-made to suit your requirements. The prices quoted are in US dollars and are charged on a per person basis. The final price quoted will be based upon the total number of travelers in your private group, the dates chosen, the total days of  travel and the grade of hotel rooms chosen, together with any other detailed services.

Please click on the “Request” button and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will  customize the best value vacation for your consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!

Thank you!
 

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♦ REMARKS
1. We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina in particular (Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos) hotel prices make up the major expense of your holiday. Therefore, we would like to clarify how we define these charges:
 
» Boutique & character hotels (highly recommended): from $50-$80 USD  per room/ per night
» First Class = 3 star hotels from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/night                    
» Superior = 4 star hotels from US$ 80 - US$ 110 per room/night
» Deluxe = 5 star hotels from US$120 - US$ 180++ per room/night
 
2. Sgl Sup = Single Supplement or Single room surcharge.
3. Tour price based in twin/full/queen shared basis.
4. Tour price shown is base price, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
5. More people = lower prices. Please ask for a quote based on your group size.
6. The above rates do NOT include "peak season" hotel surcharges, nor the charge for any compulsory festive gala dinners. Please email us to check  availability, together with the cost of any "peak season" surcharges if applicable.
7. Child policy: Under 2 years old are free of charge for tour & pay 50% of airline charges, from 2 to 5 years old 50% charge for tour & 75% of airline charges, from 5 to 12 years old 75%  for tour & airline full charges. 12 years old & up = 100% (charged as an adult).

 

 TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Centrally Located Hotels
        Check-in time at all hotels is 2.00PM and check-out time at all hotels is 12.00PM.        
       Early  check-in and late check-out is subject to availability with surcharge.    
  • Private vihicles and Drivers
  • Private Guides English or Other languages, if available, upon request.
  • Flights & Transfers in Vietnam and Cambodia
  • Airport Taxes and Fuel charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Water and cold towels provided during tours
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Luggage Transfers


♦ TOUR EXCLUDES:

  • International Airfare
  • Vietnam and Cambodia Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage Charges
  • Personal Expenses
  • Any bank fees or charges at your end
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Tips and gratuities


Contact Person: Mr. Quyen
E-Mail: 
sales@indochinapioneer.com 
Call Us: +84 43715 3627 | Fax: +84 43715 3626

Contact us | Hotline: +84 983 145 799

Thanks for your interest in our Tour Vietnam & Cambodia Tour
 
Below is more detailed information to help you decide if this Tour meets your requirements:
 
1. TOUR AT A GLANCE 
 
SIEM REAP 3 nights
PHNOM PENH 1 night
SAIGON 4 nights
HOI AN 2 nights
HUE 1 night
HANOI 2 nights
HALONG BAY 1 night
 

2. ACCOMMODATION:
Hotel: We offer 4 categories of accommodation for you to choose from, according to you budget. Our suggestions for hotels are based on our knowledge of the hotel, accommodation type, and the best value for money. However, if you prefer to choose your own hotels, we will be more than happy to accommodate you.  Basically the hotels we choose feature:

 

- Quiet, spacious, clean rooms.

- Comfortable beds of course, with your choice of single, double or queen beds.

- Exceptional Customer Service and personal attention at all hotels chosen by us.

- Location, location, location!

- Hotels with rooms to suit families, honeymooners, couples, groups or business stay.

- Non-smoking room.  Smoking rooms can be arranged upon request.

- High quality breakfast, offering Asian and Western choices.
 

3. MEALS:
Breakfasts: Breakfasts are always included unless specified.  Breakfasts are usually served buffet style with a good mix of local and international food.

Lunch: There are 11 lunches included on this tour. Meals provided are "local style" in Vietnamese and Cambodian restaurants, allowing you to savor authentic local cuisine. However, if you are not keen on local food, our tour guides will be more than happy to offer you alternatives for a surcharge. Note: Please advise us if you have any special dietary requirements.
 
Dinner: There are 3 dinners included on this tour. Same format as for lunch. If you do not like the local food, we can recommend other restaurants such as Indian, Japanese and Italian...etc where you can dine for a surcharge.

One seafood meal will be served on board the overnight junk on Halong Bay. This will be a set menu, offering the freshest fish (caught that day) and always receives rave reviews from our clients! Vegetarians can request a non-fish meal.

Note: Lunches and dinners provided are all set menus, with various dishes which are sure to please most.  However if you prefer a la carte this can be arranged for a small extra charge. The restaurants will be chosen by us using our knowledge and experience of them, to ensure quality and value, whether a set menu or a la carte.

Please let us know in advance if you require vegetarian or vegan meals so this can be arranged for you.  It will also help if you let us know if anyone in your group is allergic to any type of food.

Drinks are at your own expense with all meals.

4. TRANSPORT:
We use modern air-conditioned cars for 1-2 people and small comfortable vans for 3 -7 people. Modern A/C buses are used for groups of 10 or more.  All vehicles used by us are well-maintained and meet national safety regulations.  All of our drivers have 5 or more years’ experience, and always ensure a safe and comfortable ride for their passengers.

5. TOUR GUIDES:
All of our Tour Guides are University educated. They were born and raised in Vietnam and Cambodia, thereby having first-hand expert knowledge of their country. They are friendly, fun, and most of all they are flexible, allowing you to choose the pace of your tours.

They will meet you at the airport with your driver, deliver you to your hotel for check-in, and accompany you on all of your private tours. And, of course, speak your language!

6. WEATHER:
It’s normally cold (7 – 16 Degree Celsius with around 90% of humidity) in the North Vietnam from November until April so bring a (delete peace) light warm jacket with you if you travel within this time.

For the southern part of Vietnam and Cambodia, the heat can be a challenge from May to August. For the rest of the time the temperature does not change much. The rainy season makes it favorably cool for your adventure.

Sunblock, swimsuits and a light raincoat is advised all year round.

7. FLIGHTS & TRAINS:
International Flights: International flights are NOT included in our prices. You should buy return tickets from your home Country to Vietnam and Cambodia, according to your arrival/departure points, and your passport must be valid for 6 months after your arrival.

On Tour Domestic Flights: Domestic flights ARE included in the tour price, if internal flights are on your tour itinerary. We use Vietnam Airlines and Cambodia Air most of the time and occasionally JetStar, VietJet Air, Bangkok Airways and Angkor Air.

Local Trains: is the Russian style trains that have been recently upgraded by  Vietnam’s railway authority offer soft sleepers and air-con. You are expected to share the cabin with other passengers. Private cabin is upon request.

8. VISA & PASSPORTS:
Vietnam: For any booking of 10 days or more we will apply for a Visitor’s Visa, on your behalf, at no charge to you. However, you will still be required to the pay the visa stamp fees (USD 45 per person at time of writing) when picking up your Visa at the Airport upon arrival. Your passport must be valid for 6 months at the time of arrival.

Please note: Vietnam Visa on Arrival applies to air travel only. Those who check in at land border immigration checking points are requested to have your visa ready.

If there is a Vietnam Embassy or Consulate near where you live you can apply for a visa there.  You can also apply to the Vietnam Embassy online. Please ensure you apply for your visa well in advance of your trip.

Cambodia: There is no need to pre-arrange for your visa to Cambodia, but please ensure you have USD 20 CASH per person for entry.

9. INSURANCE:
Travel insurance is mandatory for all of our trips. We require that, at a minimum, you are covered for medical expenses, including emergency repatriation. We strongly recommend that your policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage or personal effects. Travel agents and Airlines usually offer travel insurance, or will advise you where to obtain it.

When your trip is confirmed, we will request detailed insurance information from you for our files, which will also allow us to complete the necessary paperwork here in Vietnam.

10. HOW TO BOOK:


1. Contact INDOCHINA PIONEER.
Whether you wish to book your trip with this pre-arranged Tour or you have other ideas, please contact us.

- By phone a hotlines: +84 982 116 630 (Mr. Lam) or +84 983 145 799 (Mr. Quyen)

- Or via email at sales@indochinapioneer.com

- If using the REQUEST or BUILD YOUR OWN TRIP forms on our website, a travel consultant will contact you within 24 hours to discuss your requirements.


2. Discuss your requirements
All of our trained travel consultants have the expertise required to make your dream vacation become a reality! They will answer all of your questions, offer suggestions and give knowledgeable advice, helping you to make the most of your time and budget while here in Vietnam.

3. Fine-tuning your tailor-made itinerary
Your request will be handled by ONE travel specialist from start to finish. After carefully designing your trip they will create a detailed itinerary for you. Please keep in mind this is YOUR PRIVATE TOUR so feel free to ask Indochina Pioneer’s travel specialist to make any changes you wish to make, at any time!

4. Confirmation
Once you are satisfied with the itinerary, we will secure the services and you will be required to pay a deposit of 20% of the total cost of your trip. The balance of payment can be paid either by CASH UPON ARRIVAL in Vietnam, or by credit card/ bank transfer/Western Union 45 days before arrival. Please discuss these payment options with your Indochina Pioneer travel specialist, for more detailed information.

5. Staying in touch
Even after booking, you’ll undoubtedly think of more questions, so please feel free to contact your Indochina Pioneer specialist at any time. We LOVE to hear from you!  YES….even while you are on your tour, we will be more than happy to make changes, or correct anything you are not completely happy with.

 


Contact Person: Mr. Quyen
E-Mail:
sales@indochinapioneer.com
Call Us: +84 43715 3627 | Fax: +84 43715 3626
Contact us | Hotline: +84 983 145 799
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