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Vietnam & Cambodia Discovery

20 days Go Beyond Group Tour

Vietnam & Cambodia Discovery

Discover two countries shaped by a fascinating past. Hike the rice terraces of Hoang Su Phi, sample street food in Hanoi. End by exploring the Angkor Wat complex by tuk tuk.

  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 18 , Lunches: 14 , Dinners: 12
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    18 nights in 3+ star accommodation
  • Visas
    Visa fees & processing for Australian passports
  • Cruise
    Halong Bay Cruise
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 18
  • Physical Rating 3
    A good level of fitness is required as you need to be comfortable walking for 2-3 hours and covering longer distances. Other activities such as cycling will be at a gentle pace and will involve straightforward terrain.
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    Longer walking and gentle paced physical activities.
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Hanoi (3N) - Hoang Su Phi (3N) - Halong Bay (1N) - Hoi An (2N) - Hue (2N) - Saigon (3N) - Mekong Delta (1N) - Siem Reap (3N)
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Tour Highlights

Our Vietnam & Cambodia Discovery tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.

Day by Day Itinerary

Hanoi (3N) - Hoang Su Phi (3N) - Halong Bay (1N) - Hoi An (2N) - Hue (2N) - Saigon (3N) - Mekong Delta (1N) - Siem Reap (3N)
  • Day 1
    Fly to Hanoi
    Dinner
    DAY 1: Fly to Hanoi

    Fly to Hanoi, Vietnam's colonially influenced atmospheric capital. Depending on your time of arrival, the rest of the day is at leisure.

    Dinner
  • Day 2
    Discover Local Hanoi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 2: Discover Local Hanoi

    Start your day with a visit to the Ho Chi Minh complex and the Ethnology Museum to learn about the country's ethnic groups. Next, stop at the Confucian Temple of Literature, before taking a walking tour of the bustling streets of the Old Quarter, before visiting Ngoc Son temple, perched on an island in Hoan Kiem Lake. This evening, stroll amongst the city's unique street-side nightlife and food vendors. Taste the varied flavours of Vietnamese street food such as Pho Cuon and Banh Xeo – this is where the locals come to have a good time.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3
    Hoang Su Phi
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 3: Hoang Su Phi

    After breakfast travel to Hoang Su Phi, an area of emerald green rice terraces. The rest of the day is at leisure to begin exploring.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 4-5
    Lush Rice Terraces
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAYS 4-5: Lush Rice Terraces

    Take an unforgettable journey on foot through the epic rice terraces of Hoang Su Phi. Around every corner a new view of this outstanding landscape of lush, mist-wreathed terraces will unfold in front of you, providing a plethora of unreal photo opportunities. You'll make stops at a Red Dao village to learn about local life in the area, a Tay village to have lunch in a family home and a colourful local market.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6
    Return to Hanoi
    Breakfast, Lunch
    DAY 6: Return to Hanoi

    Travel back to Hanoi and spend the rest of the day at leisure.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Days 7-8
    Cruise Halong Bay
    Breakfast, Dinner
    DAYS 7-8: Cruise Halong Bay

    Depart for Halong Bay. Board your vessel for a serene and unforgettable cruise on the glassy, limestone-studded waters. Pass by quaint fishing towns, taste freshly caught seafood and admire the ever-changing vistas of the bay. (B,L,D) On day 8, rise early to catch the sunrise over the karst peaks of the bay and practise Tai Chi on deck. Return to Hanoi and fly to Danang for Hoi An.

    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 9
    Farmer and Fisherman Experience
    Breakfast, Lunch
    DAY 9: Farmer and Fisherman Experience

    Hop on your bike today and cycle through the scenic rice paddies outside Hoi An. Pay a visit to local farmers where you can try your hand at traditional farming techniques – look out for water buffalo! Enjoy a calming boat ride to a peaceful fishing village, where you can try making a fishing net and paddling their unique bamboo basket boats.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 10
    Charming Hoi An
    Breakfast, Lunch
    DAY 10: Charming Hoi An

    Spend the morning wandering the beautiful, flower-covered streets of this ancient town. Walk past Chinese traders' homes, visit local artists and tailors and walk through the 16th-century Japanese Bridge. Drive to Hue, stopping en route at the Museum of Cham Sculpture.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 11
    Imperial Hue by Bicycle
    Breakfast, Lunch
    DAY 11: Imperial Hue by Bicycle

    Cycle through Hue for a tour of the imperial sights. Start at the Imperial City, then continue to Phu Mong Garden House, part of Hue's legacy from the Nguyen Dynasty. Stop by Thien Mu Pagoda overlooking the Perfume River before driving to Tu Duc Tomb. From here, take a cyclo tour along the banks of the Perfume River.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 12
    Saigon Vespa Tour
    Breakfast, Dinner
    DAY 12: Saigon Vespa Tour

    Enjoy some free time before flying to Saigon in the late afternoon. This evening take an exhilarating ride on the back of a vintage Vespa, classic Saigon pillion style. Stop for a cocktail before continuing to a favourite local eating spot. Wind up your night with drinks, accompanied by a live band.

    Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 13
    Saigon Old and New
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 13: Saigon Old and New

    This morning discover the amazing tunnel network of the Cu Chi. On the way back to Saigon there is an option to visit a wildlife rescue station, that aims to stop the endangered wildlife trade in Vietnam. Continue to Reunification Palace, the Central Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral and the War Remnants Museum.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 14
    Ben Tre by Bicycle
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 14: Ben Tre by Bicycle

    Drive to Ben Tre and set out on a boat trip through winding, palm tree-lined canals. Cycle through rice fields and coconut groves and visit Mr. Sau Khanh's house who has collected a lot of ancient ceramics and potteries like bowls, vases and sculptures. Spend the night in a riverside resort.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 15
    Mekong Delta
    Breakfast, Lunch
    DAY 15: Mekong Delta

    This morning visit Vinh Bac bonsai and flower village. Pay a visit to Cai Nhum Cathedral before returning to Saigon.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 16
    Cambodia Circus
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 16: Cambodia Circus

    Transfer to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap. Here, a special treat awaits in the form of a performance of Phare Cambodian Circus, an NGO that teaches disadvantaged children to become internationally-renowned performance artists.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 17
    Angkor by Tuk Tuk
    Breakfast, Lunch
    DAY 17: Angkor by Tuk Tuk

    What better way to see the world famous Angkor temple complex than from the back of a traditional tuk tuk? You'll explore Angkor Wat, the centrepiece of Siem Reap's famous temples, before riding your tuk tuk to Angkor Thom and the Bayon Temple, a 12th-century masterpiece. Lastly, buried deep in the jungle, you will find Ta Prohm; a photogenic and atmospheric smorgasbord of trees twisting through temple ruins.

    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 18
    Tonle Sap Lake
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    DAY 18: Tonle Sap Lake

    High water season (Aug-Feb) Visit Kompong Khleang, a settlement of over 20,000 people housed in wooden structures on stilts, suspended up to ten metres above the water. Greeted by waves of friendly locals, here you can glimpse Cambodia's countryside culture and easy-going family lifestyle. After lunch, head out into the dense forest and find the hidden temple of Beng Mealea, whose wonders lay undiscovered for centuries. Low water season (Mar-Jul) Journey into rural Cambodia and visit a local village where you will ride an ox cart through the fields before touring the village and trying your hand at some fishing or farming and learning more about the local way of life. Return to Siem Reap, visiting Beng Mealea on the way.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Days 19-20
    Fly Siem Reap to Australia
    Breakfast
    DAYS 19-20: Fly Siem Reap to Australia

    Fly to Australia, arriving home the following day.

    Breakfast
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Accommodation

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

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When to go

The best times to visit Vietnam as a whole are the spring (March and April) and autumn (September to December).

City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 13
    20
    16
  • 27
  • Hanoi
  • 14
    19
    16
  • 19
  • Hoi An
  • 19
    25
    22
  • 92
  • Hue
  • 18
    24
    21
  • 145
  • Mekong Delta
  • 22
    32
    27
  • 0
  • Saigon
  • 21
    32
    26
  • 14
  • Siem Reap
  • 21
    31
    26
  • 4
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 14
    20
    17
  • 31
  • Hanoi
  • 15
    20
    17
  • 26
  • Hoi An
  • 20
    26
    23
  • 32
  • Hue
  • 18
    25
    22
  • 45
  • Mekong Delta
  • 23
    33
    28
  • 0
  • Saigon
  • 22
    33
    28
  • 4
  • Siem Reap
  • 23
    33
    28
  • 6
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 17
    23
    20
  • 43
  • Hanoi
  • 18
    23
    20
  • 44
  • Hoi An
  • 21
    28
    24
  • 30
  • Hue
  • 20
    28
    24
  • 59
  • Mekong Delta
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 2
  • Saigon
  • 24
    34
    29
  • 10
  • Siem Reap
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 27
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 21
    27
    24
  • 91
  • Hanoi
  • 21
    27
    24
  • 90
  • Hoi An
  • 23
    30
    26
  • 34
  • Hue
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 68
  • Mekong Delta
  • 26
    35
    30
  • 5
  • Saigon
  • 26
    35
    30
  • 50
  • Siem Reap
  • 26
    35
    31
  • 84
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 168
  • Hanoi
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 188
  • Hoi An
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 56
  • Hue
  • 24
    33
    29
  • 122
  • Mekong Delta
  • 26
    35
    30
  • 54
  • Saigon
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 218
  • Siem Reap
  • 26
    34
    30
  • 188
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 244
  • Hanoi
  • 26
    33
    29
  • 240
  • Hoi An
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 99
  • Hue
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 87
  • Mekong Delta
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 83
  • Saigon
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 312
  • Siem Reap
  • 26
    33
    30
  • 205
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 26
    32
    29
  • 267
  • Hanoi
  • 26
    33
    30
  • 288
  • Hoi An
  • 26
    33
    30
  • 90
  • Hue
  • 25
    35
    30
  • 66
  • Mekong Delta
  • 24
    33
    28
  • 82
  • Saigon
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 294
  • Siem Reap
  • 26
    32
    29
  • 233
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 25
    32
    28
  • 312
  • Hanoi
  • 26
    32
    29
  • 318
  • Hoi An
  • 25
    33
    29
  • 104
  • Hue
  • 25
    34
    30
  • 194
  • Mekong Delta
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 91
  • Saigon
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 270
  • Siem Reap
  • 25
    32
    29
  • 245
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 206
  • Hanoi
  • 25
    31
    28
  • 265
  • Hoi An
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 297
  • Hue
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 509
  • Mekong Delta
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 82
  • Saigon
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 327
  • Siem Reap
  • 26
    31
    28
  • 269
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 21
    29
    25
  • 119
  • Hanoi
  • 22
    29
    25
  • 131
  • Hoi An
  • 23
    29
    26
  • 526
  • Hue
  • 23
    29
    26
  • 898
  • Mekong Delta
  • 24
    32
    28
  • 117
  • Saigon
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 267
  • Siem Reap
  • 25
    31
    28
  • 176
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 17
    25
    21
  • 55
  • Hanoi
  • 18
    25
    22
  • 43
  • Hoi An
  • 22
    27
    24
  • 363
  • Hue
  • 21
    26
    24
  • 682
  • Mekong Delta
  • 23
    32
    28
  • 31
  • Saigon
  • 23
    31
    27
  • 116
  • Siem Reap
  • 24
    31
    28
  • 62
City
Min
Average Temperate(°C)
Max
Monthly Rainfall(mm)
  • Halong Bay
  • 14
    22
    18
  • 24
  • Hanoi
  • 15
    22
    19
  • 23
  • Hoi An
  • 20
    26
    23
  • 206
  • Hue
  • 18
    24
    21
  • 350
  • Mekong Delta
  • 22
    32
    27
  • 4
  • Saigon
  • 21
    31
    26
  • 48
  • Siem Reap
  • 22
    30
    26
  • 12

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All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price unless a land only option is selected

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    • Flight Inclusive rates only: These include airline fuel surcharge and taxes. Correct as of 1 June 2022. Please note supplements may apply if lead in economy rates are not available.
    • Customary tipping amount of approximately US$120pp (AU$174pp) is paid locally in Vietnam.
    • Depending on airline schedules, you may depart and/or arrive on Day 2. Extra nights' accommodation (pre or post tour) or stopovers may be required at an additional cost.
    • Flight Inclusive rates only: Based on departures from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide & Perth. Departures from other cities and flight upgrades available on request.
    • Price listed is based on new bookings only

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    • International flights and current taxes (excluded if a land only option is selected)
    • Most Meals (refer to itinerary)
    • Domestic transportation
    • Touring with guides and entrance fees
    • 4-star accommodation and eco-lodge
    • Visa fees for Australian passport holders

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