Best tour of Vietnam and Cambodia tour package (14 days): Hanoi -> Halong Bay -> Hue -> Hoian -> Saigon -> Mekong Delta -> Phnom Penh -> Siem Reap -> Angkor Temples.
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Day 1: Hello Hanoi!
On the first day of the Vietnam and Cambodia tour package (14 days), our guide and driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to your hotel for check-in and drop off your bags and get some rest. If time permits we enjoy a cyclo ride through the bustling old quarter streets named after the specific goods once offered for sale at these places. (Our first-day schedule could be created and modified to meet your time of arrival). Learn more: Hanoi tours (Daily tour)
Day 2: Feel the charm of Hanoi- Hanoi City Tour (B)
Today we will spend a full day exploring things to do in Hanoi. The first stop is the Ho Chi Minh Complex containing the mausoleum of the nation’s founder Ho Chi Minh, the Presidential Palace, and Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Close to this complex is the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origins date back to the foundation of the city. Learn more: Must try food in Hanoi
We follow it with a visit to the Temple of Literature, which is well known as the first university of Vietnam, and the History Museum with an excellent collection of artifacts illustrating the Vietnamese history. The sightseeing also includes the outlying Ethnological Museum, dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups. Afterward, we will drive back to the town center, stopping at the Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. They are some major highlights set by the beautiful West Lake. We see these sights before continuing to the peaceful lake of Hoan Kiem with its sacred temple. In front of this lake is the famous water puppet theater where we will see a fantastic performance. Learn more: Hanoi travel guide
Day 3: Hanoi – The spectacular Ha Long Bay (B, L)
The legendary Halong Bay is truly one of Vietnam’s most impressive scenic sights. Heading out of town we make our way to this natural wonder and embark on a traditional boat for a five-hour trip around Halong Bay. The exciting cruise provides us with a fantastic view of the picturesque scenery blending with the sky and some 3,000 limestone islands rising amazingly from the clear and emerald water.
These limestone karst formations are littered with beaches, grottoes, and beautiful caves. We have a huge seafood lunch served on board and continue sailing out. Along the way, we will anchor for a leisurely swim in a secluded cove and an enjoyable visit to one of the many hidden grottoes beneath towering cliffs. ON in Halong Bay. Related Tour: Halong bay Vietnam holiday packages (Daily Tour)
Day 4: Ha Long Bay – Hue Imperial City (B)
The wonderful time on the beach ends as we embark on our vehicle and drive past the scenic rural landscape to Hanoi Airport for a short flight to Hue. On arrival, you are greeted by our guide and transferred to the hotel. The small and quiet Hue City is widely known for its magnificent architecture, pagodas, and royal tombs laid in many small villages and surrounding hills.
We will spend this afternoon visiting Hue with the massive citadel, containing the Imperial City and the Purple Forbidden City. This royal residence was all but destroyed during the 1968 Tet Offensive, however, it is still fascinating to walk among the ruins. The sightseeing continues with a walk to the bustling Dong Ba Market which sells a wide variety of local goods and handicrafts. Along the way, we pass many fantastic eating spots, all ideal for visitors to sample some local delicacies.
Day 5: Hue – Hoian – the culture and heritage destination (B)
Our day of Vietnam and Cambodia tour package starts with a half-day cruise on the Perfume River which also gives us a taste of the scenic countryside and an enjoyable visit to the mausoleum of Emperor Minh Mang in a tranquil setting of gardens and lakes, and Thien Mu Pagoda which is one of the oldest ancient architectural structures for religious work ships in Hue. This impressive landmark reflects beautiful architecture, intricate décor, and mysterious statues.
Afterward, we make a short drive through the rolling hill to see the elaborate royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc. Upon leaving Hue we depart for Hoian with a stopover in Lang Co Beach for a leisurely swim. The winding road begins as we make our way up the spectacular Hai Van pass. A view from the top of the pass is one of Vietnam’s most impressive panoramic scenes. We also have a chance to see Hoian, China Beach, and Marble Mountain, whose peaks represent the five elements.
Day 6: Enjoy the fullest beauty of Hoi An ancient town (B)
The ancient architecture in place is a fascinating combination of Vietnamese traditional characters with Chinese and Japanese influences. There is plenty to see in this delightful and tranquil town, some of which are the famous Japanese Covered Bridges, the Pottery Museum, the 200 years old Tam Ky House, the Chua Ong Pagoda, and the vibrant market. We visit these on our morning walking tour past many low-tiled houses scattered along the small streets and assembly halls which reflect the town’s multi-cultural past.
Afterward, we have free time for our exploration of Hoian and relaxation on the beautiful Cua Dai Beach. By mid-afternoon, enjoy the scenic Thu Bon River past the peaceful rural landscape to visit a handicraft ceramic village and a boat-building yard. Learn more: Food in Hoian
Day 7: Goodbye Hoi An – Welcome to Sai Gon (B)
An early morning transfer to Danang Airport for a short flight to Ho Chi Minh. On arrival, you are met by our guide and transferred to the hotel. This metropolis, in contradiction to its northern counterpart, is crowded with bikes and motorbikes, excited by numerous shopping areas and sidewalk cafes.
An afternoon will acquaint us with some major sights of Ho Chi Minh. We drive past many lively streets on our way to the Reunification Palace. This mansion was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until the end of April 1975. Close to the palace are some striking French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Old Saigon Post Office. We follow these with a visit to the Jade Emperor Pagoda and the War remnant exhibit. The final stop is Ben Thanh Market where anything and everything is for sale! Learn more: best time to visit South Vietnam