Discover Southeast Asia’s most dynamic countries with this Cambodia and Vietnam tour. From exploring the ruins of ancient Champa and Khmer empires to experiencing the buzz of rapidly progressing modern cities, touring these neighboring countries reveals a diverse blend of old and new. From natural beauty to ancient wonders, this 12 days program shows you the true essence of Vietnam and Cambodia and its people.
Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (B)
Flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, be greeted by your local English speaking guide, check-in your hotel, then in the afternoon visit the ancient city of Angkor. Admire the South Gate, the Bayon Temple, the Terrace of the Elephants, and much more.
Siem Reap – Tour (B)
Continue your visit of the incredible city of Angkor, this time exploring the temples of the Small Circuit aboard a ” Cambodian remork”. Have several stops during your tour, including at the Ta Prohm temple, the Banteay Kdei and Srah Srang. In the afternoon, have a sightseeing tour of the famous Angkor Wat.
Siem Reap – Ho Chi Minh City (B)
Flight from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh (Saigon). Rest of the day at leisure.
Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City (B,L)
Have a day-trip to the Mekong Delta and drive to the town of Cai Be. There, board your boat and cruise around the local floating market then to Dong Hoa Hiep Island where you can admire the daily life of the local villagers. Also visit a cottage factory and experience Mekong food specialties.
Hoi An – Hue (B)
Drive from Hoi An to Hue, with a stopover in Danang to visit the Cham Museum. In Hue, discover the Imperial Citadel and the Thien Mu Pagoda overlooking the Perfume River. Overnight in Hue.
Hanoi – Halong Bay (B,L,D)
Drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay. Then, enjoy the cruise among this fantastic bay and admire the unique karst formations. Overnight aboard.
Hanoi – Departure (B)
Start your day with a visit of the Temple of Literature, then discover the One Pillar Pagoda, continue to the mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh and the former president house. Finally, visit the picturesque West Lake, the nearby Taoist temple of Quan Thanh, before you transfer to Hanoi No Bai Airport for your onward flight.
|Phnom Penh Accommodation|
|Siem Reap Accommodation|
|Ho Chi Minh Accommodation|
|Hoi An Accommodation|
3* and 5* hotel options also available. Please ask one of our experts today.
Currency: -Vietnamese Dong (VND) in Vietnam.
-Cambodian Riel (KHR) in Cambodia. US Dollar is also widely accepted in Cambodia.
Vaccinations: No compulsory. Please check with your GP.
Visa: -VIETNAM. Required for Irish Nationals. You can obtain your visa at the embassy or online for a visa on arrival (air travel only). With online application, you will receive an electronic pre-approved visa letter which will allow tourists and business travellers to come to Vietnam and pick up the visa stamp at Vietnam airport, with a stay of up to three months. Cost of the visa $65.
-CAMBODIA. Required for Irish Nationals. You can obtain your visa directly on arrival. Cost of the visa $20.
Best time to Travel: When it comes to weather, it’s a tough call, as Vietnam’s climate is so diverse. For the best balance, we’d vote for the months of April, May or October. Cambodia can be visited at any time of the year.
1 Frankfort centre, Dundrum road, Dublin 14