Explore Vietnam and Cambodia from North to South to get an understanding of intriguing history and rich culture of Vietnam. Taste some of the country’s diverse landscapes and grand Angko Watt Temple in Cambodia. From indulging in natural beauty of Halong Bay, wallowing in tranquil charming of Hoi An ancient town, experiencing rustic sceneries of Mekong Delta. That’s all Premium Travel Vietnam (PTV) would like to offer Vietnam Cambodia Tour Packages from UK (United Kingdom).
Vietnam Cambodia Tour Packages Itinerary:
Day 1: Hanoi Arrival:
Arrive in Hanoi. You will be met on arrival by our tour guide from Premium Travel Vietnam who will accompany you to your hotel. Relax and do hotel check in. After some time to relax, enjoy dinner in your hotel.
Day 2: Hanoi city tour:
As the sun rises, our Vietnam Cambodia Tour Packages from UK will begin with a full day tour to explore Hanoi – a thousand year old historic city, the City of Peace in Asia.
We then sightseeing Ho Chi Minh Complex first where the father of Vietnamese people declared the nation’s independence in 1945. Our visit sites will include the Presidential Palace built by the French colonialists in the early 20th century. Thus, it was rememberance of the French architecture in Vietnam.
Following that is Ho Chi Minh’s House of Stilts and then One Pillar Pagoda which is modeled in Lotus shape. You will learn more history of Vietnam as well as this charming city.
In the afternoon, we are then heading to Museum of Ethnology where you will have a deep insight into Vietnamese culture. Hence, you will learn all about Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups as well as to know their identity, culture, custom.
Later to return to the Old Quarter of Hanoi going around this bustling commercial centre on cyclo (rickshaw), then watch Water Puppet show to know more Vietnam Wet Rice Farming activites.
Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay:
Another beautiful day has come to another land, Vietnam Cambodia Tour Packages from UK continues with a car private transfer to Halong Bay – World Heritage Site, one of 7 new wonders of the world. The driver follows the main Highway for you to admire scenic countryside and vast rice paddy field of the Red River Delta of the country.
Reaching Halong Bay, we then transfer you to a local traditional boat then board our luxury cruise sailing into magical Halong Bay. In the afternoon, the sunlight and the surrounding scenery matching to give us no words to explain.
The afternoon follows with some exciting water activites such as swimming, kayaking, playing ball on the beach…
As the night comes, you will see the nightlife of the fishermen to see how they catch fish or squid. From your cruise, you can overlook and see the lights from fishing boats. Have a wonderful night on our junk before we end the day.
Day 4: Halong Bay Explore – Hue city:
In the morning, do some Tai Chi lesson on board welcoming the first sunrise in the awe-inspiring Halong Bay. Then, we will explore some of marvellous islands, intricate limestone rock formations and hidden wave-eroded grottoes by our luxury cruise.
Begin with a visit to Vung Vieng Fishing village by rowing boat, a floating settlement dating back hundreds of years. Next, we will tour Hon Cho Da (Dog Fighting), Dinh Lu Huong (Incense Burner Islet), Hon Ga Choi (Cock Fighting) and visit of Surprise Cave – one of the nicest and largest caves in Halong Bay. Following the day is to sightseeing Ti Top Cave where you can grab ethereal beauty of the bay.
As soon as you finish, our cruise will dock to meet the driver. From here, our car will transfer you to Noi Bai Airport for domestic flight to Hue city.
On arrival in Hue, meeting our local guide to transfer to Hue city center for hotel check in. Then the rest of the day is at your leisure.
Day 5: Hue City Sightseeing:
Another day has come and our Vietnam Cambodia Tour Packages from UK carries on with journey of Hue. A small historic city where sees lot of power transactions and ravaged by wars. A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE and all about splendor of Nguyen times ruling from 1802 until 1945.
So our first visit of the day is the Hue Citadel, a large fortress built in the 18th century built with the mix up of architectural style between the Forbidden City in Beijing and the military principles of the French army. Thus, we will stroll around this large area to pay a visit to Hue Imperial City Gate, then Thai Hoa Palace, Royal Theatre and Truong Sinh Residence…You will have all stories of Nguyen Emperors in the old days.
Continue our trip to Thien Mu Pagoda (Heavenly Lady Pagoda) – a Buddist center practice for Hue people dating back to 1601.
Reaching here, we have a chance to view the Perfume River from uphill and see the daily life of Buddist monks, novices living in this area. Later on, we board our dragon cruise boat on peaceful Perfume river before we we enjoy lunch in a garden restaurant.
In the afternoon, we will sightseeing the Imperial tomb of Emperor Minh Mang – the best tomb in Hue. A place for you to know about ancient architecture of the constructions as well as some Confucian ideas.
The rest of the day is to transfer back to the hotel.
Day 6: Hue – Hoi An ancient town:
Leaving Hue behind, we are heading to Hoi An Ancient town. A picturesque charming lantern town by the Hoai River. A symbol of Oriental architectural style in the old times.
So this trip will let you go through rustic villages of Vietnam, passing by lakes, rice paddy fields and have a short break for a coffee by the oyster farm.
Going up to Hai Van Pass (the Pass of the Ocean Clouds) – we drive along this snaking winding road reaching the summit where you have a panoramic view of the area.
Arriving in Hoi An, we go directly to the hotel for check in.
Day 7: My Son Sanctuary and Hoi An Full Day:
Our morning in Hoi An will begin with sightseeing of My Son Sanctuary – the former holy site of the Cham people.
Accordingly, My Son Holyland was the most important Hindu center in Southeast Asia, built from 7th to 13th centuries and stronly had Indian influences.
In the old days, the Cham people came to give lots of offerings to Hindu God for the wish of well-being, good luck, prosperity, bumper crop…
The French discovered My Son in 1895 and classified it into many groups: A, B,C, D, G, E, F. So upon coming here, we will then meander around My Son Valley and visit to many ruins of temples left, you will have a strong impression on Cham culture and their religion as well.
Heading back to Hoi An for a lovely lunch by the Hoai River. Later, we will have a guided walking tour of the Hoi An town. Thus, he will take you past traditional Japanese merchant houses, ancient Chinese Assembly Hall and finishes at the Japanese covered Bridge, a 17th – century Japanese Temple Bridge that spans across the waterway.
After that, if you want, you can go to a tailor shop for a suit made or simply take the views over the river at one of the many waterside cafes.
Day 8: Da Nang – Ho Chi Minh city Arrival:
Following breakfast at your hotel, it’s time to board a plane to Ho Chi Minh city – an economic hub, cultural and political center for Southern Vietnamese. Arriving in Tan Son Nhat Airport after one hour flight and check into your hotel.
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh city tour:
Our Vietnam Cambodia Tour Packages from UK continue with spending the morning exploring Saigon’s highlights such as the Reunification Palace (formerly known as Independence Palace) – one of most visited attractions in Saigon. This historic building features both historical significance and special architecture.
Next, we tour Notre Dame Cathedral close by. This is a religious Catholic practice place for Saigonese and for the people to admire its ancient beauty and elegant structures. Next travel is the French-style Saigon Post Office: one of the oldest and most iconic buildings in the city, blending both neo-classical European architecture and Asian decorations.
Then finishes at the Ben Thanh Market – a bustling market where colorful stalls are packed to the rafters with fresh fruits and tourist kitsch.
Day 10: Cu Chi Tunnels:
After breakfast in the hotel, we will travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels – an impressive network of underground tunnels used by the Viet Cong guerillas during the Vietnam War. This immense network covers an area of 75 miles in length and once served as hospitals, weapon factories and living quarters in 1960s’.
On arrival, watch documentary film to know the history of Cu Chi then jump down one of of the holes walking few meters on foot to imagine what the life was in harsh conditions.
Return to the hotel for an afternoon and evening at leisure.
Day 11: Mekong Delta Full Day:
As the sun rises, our tour guide will come to pick you up at your hotel and take you to Mekong Delta where you have a full – day activity tour in My Tho and Ben Tre provinces with a vast rice paddy field of Vietnam.
Thus, our first sightseeing today is to visit the floating fish farms and markets on the 4 legendary islets including Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise and Phoenix. So, a row boat will wind you down narrow water palm streams before you have a biking tour to cycle around 7 miles (12 km) through coconut gardens and along village paths with the beautiful scenes of rural areas.
We will then head to a local village where you can experience daily lives of local people, and stop to visit residents’ workshops to learn how they make banana and coconut candy cakes and taste these local specialties. Also, you can try walking across the famous Monkey Bridge (a slim bamboo bridge used in rural Southern Vietnam to cross rivers and canals) to see locals making rice paper cakes and rice wine.
Later, enjoy lunch in a local restaurant before coming back to My Tho City and transfering back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 12: Ho Chi Minh – Flight to Siem Riep:
In the morning, after breakfast at hotel, wait for the car to transfer for international flight to Siem Riep – Cambodia.
Arriving in Siem Riep, you are welcomed by our local guide then transferring to hotel for check in procedures. The rest of your day is at your leisure.
Day 13: Angko Watt Discovery:
Join us for an early tour to watch the sunrise at the 12th century Angkor Wat Temple Complex – the best preserved temple representing Cambodian Khmer civilisation at its grandest. Our next visit is Angkor Thom – a group of buildings that surpass Angkor Watt in splendour and grandeur.
Starting at the Southern Gate: featuring a row of 54 stone figures flanking on each side, and the Bayon (smiling stone faces) and its beautifully crafted central towers. From here, you can visit Baphoun, Phimeanakas and the Elephant Terrace, once used as a giant viewing stand for public ceremonies.
Lately, we sightseeing Ta Prohm, the most atmospheric ruin at Angkor. That has been overgrown by the jungle. From here, it is best to watch the sunset.
Ending the day with dinner and an Apsara dance performance before we head back to our hotel.
Day 14: Departure Flight Home:
Enjoy your free time in the hotel and wait for driver and tour guide coming to pick you up for airport transfer for international flight back to United Kingdom. Finally, our Vietnam Cambodia Tour Packages from UK is coming to an end here. We wish you had a wonderful time with Premium Travel Vietnam.
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Being on this trip, we offer you the best Vietnam Cambodia Tours from UK at a competitive price. We therefore provide you with the classic highlights of Vietnam: Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue ancient capital, Hoi An ancient town, Ho Chi Minh city, Mekong Delta, and Angko Watt Temple in Cambodia to creat a truly wonderful holiday, realizing your dream and giving you the best trip to Vietnam ever.
Vietnam and Cambodia Travel Packages from UK price?
|Tour inclusion||Tour exclusion|
|– Private car/bus/mini van with air conditioning– Experienced driver
– English speaking guide
– Entrance ticket
– Cold water and wet tissue
|– Travel insurance– Other expenses
– Soft drinks and beverages
– Tips and gratuities
|Things to bring||Travel tip|
|-Fully charged camera; Sun cream; Climbing shoes; Caps/hats; Sun glasses; Insect spray; Shoulder covers||Vietnam is a tropical country so it is pretty cool between November to February. From March till the rest of the year, it is usually hot and humid. So the best time is in January, February, March.|
-Tour departs from either Ho Chi Minh city (Saigon) or Hanoi city in Vietnam.
-FOC for children under 5 years old
-50% charge for children from 6 to 12 years old
-Full charge as adults for children over 12 years old
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