Itinerary - BEST OF VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA


  • Day 01:  Ho Chi Minh City Saigon Arrival (D)

Today, enter the world of ‘Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations’ as you begin your beautiful journey of Vietnam and Cambodia. Upon arrival, you will be received by your guide and transfer to your hotel for check-in.

Overnight in Saigon

Meal: Dinner at Tandoor Restaurant (or similar) - Authentic Indian Cuisine

Distance: Airport – Central: 7 – 8km à 30 minute transfer

 

  • Day 02: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnels – Half Day City (B/L/D)

After the breakfast start your morning by visiting the Cu Chi Tunnels which were never discovered by American Force. These tunnels are stretching over 200 km and were important Viet Cong base during the American War. This underground network, dug by hand connected command posts hospital shelter and weapon factories.

Later in the afternoon, explore:

- Mariamman Hindu Temple: 45 Truong Dinh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

- Sri Thendayutthapani temple:  66 Ton That Thiep, Quan 1 (District 1), Ho Chi Minh City.

- Reunification Palace which formerly was Independence palace of the South Vietnamese

President.  Continue to visit the Centre Post Office and the Cathedral of Notre Dame

Overnight in Saigon

Meals: 

Breakfast at hotel

Lunch at Ganesh Restaurant (or similar) - Authentic Indian Cuisine

Dinner at Asokha Restaurant (or similar) - Authentic Indian Cuisine

Distance: Saigon Central – Cu Chi Tunnels: 75 km à 2 hour transfer

 

  • Day 03: Saigon – My Tho – Saigon (B/L/D)

Today after breakfast at the hotel, transfer to outskirt of Saigon and begins the tour on the beautiful countryside road. Start at Tourist Boat Station (My Tho), cruising on Tien (Mekong) river and seeing four islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise, Phoenix. Enjoy fresh coconut juice. Visit fish floating market and Fish-craft village along Tien River. Stop at Thoi Son Island, go walking around countryside road, seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits and listen to traditional music. Take a rowing boat on small canal with beautiful scenery of country side, to visit honey-bee farm and enjoy honey-tea. Stop at Phoenix Island to visit Coconut Monk Temple and Crocodile-pond. Lunch at a local restaurant. Driver back to Saigon.

Overnight in Saigon.

Meals:

Breakfast at hotel

Lunch at Mekong Restop Restaurant – Vietnamese Cuisine (no beef, no pork)

Dinner at Tandoor Restaurant (or similar) - Authentic Indian Cuisine

Distance: Saigon Central -  My Tho: 75km à 2 hour transfer

 

  • Day 04: Saigon - Siem Reap Arrival (-/L/D)

Morning: take flight to Siem Reap. (Own arrangement)

Pick up from the airport and transfer to the hotel check in.

Afternoon: drive to Choueng Kneas village, where you will take the boat to visit the way of life Cambodian poor people along with schools, restaurants, hospitals and much more floating on the great lake of Tonle Sap. Transfer to the airport for the flight departure to Hanoi

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Meals:

Breakfast at hotel

Lunch: The Indian Restaurant

Dinner at Curry Walla Indian Restaurant – Authentic Indian Cuisine

Distance: Siem Reap Airport – Siem Reap Central: 7 km à 25 minute transfer

 

  • Day 05: Siem Reap Angkor Tour (B/L/D)

Breakfast at the hotel - The sightseeing tour of Angkor area we spend a full day exploring the wondrous ancient ruins with the South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is 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 the most complete temple of Angkor Wat. This architectural masterpiece was constructed in the 12th century and covers an area of about 210 hectares. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with Colums, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple and the jungle covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man's creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature. Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.

Overnight in Siem Reap.

Meals:

Breakfast at hotel

Lunch: Namaste Indian Restaurant

Dinner: Chopstick Restaurant

 

  • Day 06: Siemreap Departure (B/-/-)

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the airport for the flight departure. Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with Vacations Exotica.

Meals: Breakfast at hotel

Inclusions - BEST OF VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA

  • 3 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Hanoi
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Siem Reap
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private traditional wooden junk in Halong Bay (4 hour program)
  • Private sampan boat trip in Tamcoc
  • Single entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private sampan as mentioned
  • Traditional Water Puppet Show
  • Sightseeing with local experience English speaking guide:
  • 01 guide in Hanoi – Halong – Tam Coc
  • 01 guide in Siem Reap
  • Private transfer and transportation on tour
  • Mineral water with 2 bottles of 500ml/ tour day/ pax

 

Hotels

Location

3*

4*

5*

Siem Reap

Claremont Angkor

Superior

Cheathata Suites

Studio Suite

Angkor Miracle

Deluxe

Saigon

Le Duy hotel

Deluxe

Eden Star Saigon

Deluxe

Le Meridien

Premier Classic

Exclusions - BEST OF VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA

  • Airfare (International & Internal), visa and travel insurance
  • International airport tax
  • Early check-in & late check-out
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as porter age, laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us, mini bar, telephone calls, pay channels etc.
  • Tips of any nature i.e. drivers, guides etc. (Suggested USD 7 per person per day)
  • Meals other than what is mentioned in package inclusions
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides availed of by the passengers, other than that mentioned in ‘Package Inclusions’
  • Surcharges may be applicable on the entire package, depending upon the final date of travel.
  • Taxes as applicable.

Holiday package starting from USD 599*

*Terms and Conditions Apply. Prices valid till December 2017.

Notes:

  • All arrangements made by Vacations Exotica are in the capacity of an agent only. Vacations Exotica will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature.
  • The above package cost is valid for a minimum of 2 adults travelling together.
  • Certain sightseeing and day tours may be subject to weather conditions or minimum number of passengers before they operate and suppliers may cancel or postpone the date of the tour at short notice. Any changes shall be notified to you at the earliest opportunity.
  • There is no refund for services not utilized.
  • The above tour prices are based on our current transportation rates. Increase in petrol rates might affect our transportation and boat fees, in which case we reserve the right to revise our current rates. If any increase should arise we will update you.
  • Confirmations of all bookings are subject to availability at time of booking
  • Above rates are not valid during public holidays, festivals, events, exhibitions, conference and conventions. Surcharges are applicable during this period.

Offered discounts cannot be clubbed or used with any other ongoing discounts, vouchers, offers and promotions

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