On this 8 - day program, travel from bustling, energetic Saigon through the lush Mekong Delta, cross into Cambodia by speedboat and experience life along one of Asia’s longest rivers. Travel further upstream to Phnom Penh before ending your journey in Siem Reap, home to the world famous UNESCO site, Angkor Wat...
Highlights: HCM City - Vinhlong - Cantho - Chaudoc - PhnomPenh (Cambodia) - Siem Riep and Angkor Wat (Cambodia)
Day 1: Arrival
Arrival in Ho Chi Minh City (Sai Gon). Meet & Greet at the airport and transfer to the hotel in downtown Sai Gon
Overnight in Sai Gon
Day 2: Cu Chi tunnels ( B)
7h30 we will visit the famous Cu Chi tunnels
, an underground tunnel system, which became legend during the 1960s for its role in the Vietnam War. Located about 75 km northwest of Sai Gon, the tunnels were part of an underground network that zigzagged from the southern tip of the Ho Chi Minh trail near the Cambodian border to the Sai Gon River
. The network includes innumerable trap doors as well as kitchens, clinics, meeting rooms and sleeping chambers. Free in the afternoon to explore the city. Overnight in Sai Gon (Breakfast included)
Day 3 : HCMC - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho ( B/ L)
7h30 AM Pick up at our office. Depart for My Tho
. Take the boat ride through the Bao Dinh natural canal, view the stilt houses and the fruit plantation along the river sides. Proceed to the Tortoise island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride along the creeks before returning to My Tho by motorized boat. Proceed to Can Tho
via Vinh Long, visit the snake market. Check in on arriving. Dinner on guests account. Homestay.
Day 4 : Can Tho - Long Xuyen - Chau Doc (B)
7h30 After breakfast. Visitors first take the boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river
(the Bassac river) . The boat trip later takes you to the Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating markets, which are the most original ones and bustling places of the region. Visitors will have the most probably tried the Vietnamese vermicelli soup? So, they will now go and see how it is made. Visitors then roam into the village to get in touch with the local people. Here, they have a chance to experience how to pass a "Monkey bridge" which is built by only one bamboo. Stop for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc
via Long Xuyen to visit the Thot Not bird Sanctuary. Check in on arriving in Chau Doc. Admire the landscape from the Sam Mountain summit down the Vietnamese - Cambodian border, visit the caved pagoda. Dinner on guests account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Chaudoc.
Day 5 : Chau Doc - PhnomPenh ( B)
After a half-day boat trip along Mekong River, we will arrive in Phnom Penh
. After a lunch break in Phnom Penh. We will start touring around Phnom Penh. We will visit to the Silver Pagoda, the Independence Monument and Royal Palace
Overnight in Phnom Penh (Breakfast included).
Day 6: Phnom Penh – Siem Riep ( B)
In the morning we depart for the airport to take the flight to Siem Riep
. Continue to visit Siem Riep, the base for visiting the world famous temples of the ancient city Angkor: South Gate of Angkor Thom, famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and the largest as well as most complete structure of Angkor Wat which was built by King Suryavarman II in the middle of the 12th century. In the afternoon we visit the Ta Promh, Angkor Wat and view sunset from Phnom Bakheng.
Overnight in Siem Riep (Breakfast included).
Day 7: Temples of Angkor
Full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the Banteay Srei, Banteay Samre and Victory Gate: Thommanon, Chau Say Tevoda, Ta Prohm, Ta Keo and Banteay Kdei. Overnight in Siem Riep (Breakfast included).
Day 8: Departure
Day at leisure. Transfer to the airport for departure (Breakfast included).
Price in USD per person
|Number of persons
||3 - 4 persons
||5 - 9 persons
||10 -14 persons
||15 persons up |
(5 May -31 Aug)
(1 Jan - 4 May & 1 Sep - 31 Dec)
- Can Tho: Homestay
- Chau Doc: Ben Da Nui Sam
- Phnom Penh: Asia Hotel
- Siem Reap: Angkor Saphir hotel
Internal flight: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap, economy class
All land transportation as shown in the program
7 nights in comfortable 2 - star accommodation in twin sharing room
All meals - 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch as mentioned
English - speaking local guides
Boat cruising on Mekong Delta (Vinh Long, Can Tho)
Express Boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh. Charter service is available upon request.
All entrance and sightseeing fees
International airfares & airport taxes in/out Vietnam and Cambodia
(Single) Entry visa to Vietnam (US$ 69 per person for On-arrival visa)
(Single) Entry visa to Cambodia (US$ 35 per person for On - arrival visa)
Meals that not mentioned in the program
Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone...)