ESSENTIAL VIETNAM TOUR TO CAMBODIA BY BOAT
Tour Rate: SAI GON - TAY NINH - CU CHI TUNNELS - MY THO - BEN TRE - CAN THO - CHAU DOC - CAI RANG - PHNOMPENH - SIEM RIEP - ANGKOR WAT 1143 Views
|Tour Price:||from : 578 $/person|
|Departure:||Any day you want|
|Tour Type:||Private tour guide + Local Tour Guide + English Language|
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Our Advantages & Promise
- Zero shopping stops.
- Flexible time schedule to suit your pace.
- Selected and trained guides.
- Meals are in quality local restaurants.
- Western style service standard
* BRIEF ITINERARY:
Day 1: Arrival – Saigon
Day 2: Saigon Full Day Sightseeing Tour
Day 3: Saigon to Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnels
Day 4: Saigon to Can Tho – Mekong Delta Cruising Tour
Day 5: Can Tho Cruise Tour to Cai Rang – Chau Doc
Day 6: Chau Doc to Phnom Penh by Speed Boat
Day 7: Phnom Penh Sightseeing Tour
Day 8: Phnom Penh to Siem Reap – Angkor Package Tour
Day 9: Angkor Watt Sightseeing Tour
Day 10: Siem Reap – Departure
Day 1 – Essential Vietnam Tour to Cambodia by Boat: Arrival – Sai Gon (-/-/-)
The bustling Ho Chi Minh City, still called Saigon by many locals, is a center of commerce, finance, culture and tourism in Vietnam. This metropolis ,contradiction of its northern counterpart, is crowded with bikes and motorbikes, excited by numerous shopping areas and sidewalk cafes. ( If time permits) we stroll around the down town to explore the different local ways of life.
O/N in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 2 – Essential Vietnam Tour to Cambodia by Boat: Sai Gon Full Day Sightseeing Tour (B/L/-)
In the afternoon we visit Cho Lon – the city’s Chinatown – a reminder of Chinese influence on the country. Cho lon is bustling during the day and night. We will walk down the hundreds of small side street where peole buying and selling a huge variety of items. Stop over at Thien Hau pagoda for photo shooting. What makes Cho Lon so special are the sights and sound of its streets. Back to hotel.
O/N in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 3 – Essential Vietnam Tour to Cambodia by Boat: Sai Gon Package Tour to Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnels (B/-/-)
O/N in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 4 – Essential Vietnam Tour to Cambodia by Boat: Sai Gon Package Tours to Can Tho – Mekong Delta Cruise Tour (B/-/-)
After lunch at a local restaurant, proceed to Can Tho .
Arrive in Can Tho, the city located on Mekong Delta bank.
O/N in Can Tho.
Day 5 – Essential Vietnam Tour to Cambodia by Boat: Can Tho Cruise Tours – Cai Rang Floating Market – Chau Doc (B/-/-)
O/N in Chau Doc.
Day 6 – Essential Vietnam Tour to Cambodia by Boat: Chau Doc Package Tour – Speed Boat to Phnom Penh (B/-/-)
A Cham minority village is the next one visited, where a towel weaving workshop is located with the weaving of the colourful traditional wears (Sarongs and towels). We have a chance to learn more about the Mekong delta people on stilted houses, especially Cham ethnic minority people.
Coming to Phnompenh in lunch time. Check in on arrival.
In the afternoon, visit National Museum, it was build in 1917 and designed in Khmer style by famed French architect Georges Groslier & Ecole Des Arts. The museum has a good collection of Khmer sculptures dating from the pre-Angkor period (4th centuries) to post-Angkor period (14th centuries). Then visit Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, Silver Pagoda, Located within the grounds of the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. When you exit from the Royal Palaces, Then continue your visit to the riverfront, it is the most popular place for the tourist. The view of the confluence of Mekong and Tonle Sap River is the geographically unique Dinner at local restaurant.
O/N at Phnom Penh.
Day 7 – Essential Vietnam Tour to Cambodia by Boat: Phnom Penh Sightseeing Tours (B/-/-)
Today, we visit the notorious Killing Fields “Choeung Ek” 15km southwest of Phnom Penh. This one is the site of brutal executions of more than 17,000 individuals, most of whom first suffered through interrogations, torture and deprivation in Toul Sleng Prison during Pol Pot regime (From 1975–1979). Then return back on the way drop and visit to the handicraft shop, spa and vocational training restaurant. This place was created in 1996 by Pour un Sourire d’ Enfant (PSE). Is the NGO that aims to rescue Cambodian children who are forced to scavenge through the rubbish dumps to survive, especially around Steung Mean Chey garbage dump in Phnom Penh. Today we prefer you to have lunch over there.
This afternoon, we visit Central Market (Phsar Thom Thmei), the distinctive art-deco styling of this market makes it stand out among the architecture of Phnom Penh, where you can shop for souvenirs, clothes, jewelry, silver products, etc. Dinner at local restaurant.
O/N at Phnom Penh
(Optional for boat cruise along the Mekong River, 1 or 2hrs)
Day 8 – Essential Vietnam Tour to Cambodia by Boat: Phnom Penh – Flight to Siem Reap – Angkor Sightseeing Tour (B/-/D)
Breakfast at hotel.
Transfer to Siem Reap by morning flight. The town of Siem Reap is our base for visiting the world famous temples of the ancient city Angkor, which is home for the capital of the powerful Khmer Empire dating from 802 AD to 1350 AD. This stunning and extensive site sprawls through the dense jungle, over an area of 60 square miles. On arrival met and transfer direct to hotel for check in. Visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12 century): the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Lunch at local restaurant. In this afternoon, we visit Angkor National Museum & to the famous temple: Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology, visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sun set view form Bakheng Hills. Dinner and enjoy with Aspara Dance Show at local restaurant.
O/N in Siem Reap.
(Optional for elephant or balloon riding)
Day 9 – Essential Vietnam Tour to Cambodia by Boat: Angkor Watt Package Tour (B/-/-)
Today, we take time to visit Ta Prohm, one of the area’s most beautiful temples. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Neak Pean, a fountain built in the middle of a pool (representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake), Ta Som, built in late 12th century C.E. the most distant temple on the grand circuit, small but classic. Preah Khan temple, Built by the King Jayavarman VII. Lunch at local restaurant
This afternoon, we continue to visit the unique interior brick sculptures of Prasat Kravan, Srah Srang (“The Royal Baths” was once used for ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by 4 concentric walls), Ta Keo, constructed in late 10th early 11th century C.E, the first temple to be constructed wholly of sandstone. We go for dinner at local restaurant.
O/N at Siem Reap.
Day 10 – Essential Vietnam Tour to Cambodia by Boat: Siem Reap – Departure (B)
We board on boat in Tonle Sap Lake. Here, enjoy a brief cruise past floating villages complete with schools, restaurants, and hospitals. Lunch at local restaurant
Free leisure for your own time for rolling at local market for shopping until transfer to Siem Reap International airport departure flight.
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• Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
• Domestic Air-tickets: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
• Accommodation in hotels (Twin / Double shared room)
• Meals as indicated: B = breakfast, L = lunch & D = Dinner
• Regional English or French speaking guide
• Entrance fee to indicated sights
• Boat trip in Can Tho, Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
• Pure bottled water & wipes
• Visa Approval Letter to Vietnam [/include]
Other meals, tip, drinks, airport tax, single room supplement, personal expenses, travel insurance, visa, flight in/ out Indochina, any optional additional tours or activities during free time. [/exclude]
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