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This immersive tour is exclusively for solo travellers, discovering the highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia with cultural experiences, group activities and a great chance to spend quality time amongst the infamous temples of Angkor.
Cruise the emerald waters of Vietnam's famous bay
Wander the charming streets of this well preserved city
Discover the airy boulevards of Cambodia's charming capital city
Visit the majestic temple of Angkor and embrace your inner explorer
Our Vietnam & Cambodia Experience itinerary has been intricately designed for those who wish to see iconic sites and magnificent treasures. You'll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of, with international flights, accommodation and all the touring listed below. You will be accompanied by our industry-leading National Escorts whose unparalleled knowledge and talent will turn your tour into an unforgettable experience.
Fly to Hanoi, Vietnam’s elegant capital city. On arrival at the airport you will be met by a
member of the Wendy Wu Tours team and transferred to the hotel for a two-night stay.
This morning, you will head out to explore the city, visiting Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum,
the Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature, then sample traditional
Vietnamese egg coffee. Dinner will include a cultural performance and cooking
demonstration, and feature local dish, bun thang. (B,L,D)
Take to the waters of incredible Halong Bay. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a vision of awe-inspiring beauty, the Bay’s limestone karst peaks set the scene as you sail lazily
past, soaking up the views from the deck of your traditional vessel and docking to visit an
impressive cave. (B,L,D)
Rise early to watch the sun rise, and to take part in an invigorating session of Tai Chi on
deck. Fly to Danang and transfer to the charming town of Hoi An. (B)
This morning, share a community experience in the rural village of Tra Que, joining a local
family for lunch and a cooking demonstration. This afternoon, wander the sights of Hoi An, stopping at Reaching Out, a social enterprise craft workshop, before enjoying a well- deserved tea break in the tea house. (B,L)
Today is a free day for you to spend as you wish; your guide will be on hand to give
options and ideas. (B)
Fly to Saigon, Vietnam’s largest, and most vibrant, city. Head out of the city to the
fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels, used by the Viet Cong during the war. (B,L)
Journey to Ben Tre to discover the Mekong Delta, a rich and fertile region that produces
a plethora of rice, coconuts, vegetables and tropical fruit. Taste some of the produce of the area, enjoy traditional music, paddle through the palm-lined canals in a sampan and visit a floating fishing village. (B,L)
Start by exploring the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office before visiting the
Reunification Palace and the chilling War Remnants Museum. This afternoon, fly to
Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s lovely capital, and toast your arrival with a cold glass of beer on the riverfront. (B,L)
Take to the roads of Phnom Penh by cyclo, before visiting the beautiful Royal Palace and
Silver Pagoda, and browsing the artefacts of the National Museum. This afternoon, you’ll
learn about Cambodia’s tragic past at the affecting Tuol Sleng Museum and the Killing
Fly to Siem Reap, gateway to the temples of Angkor. Travelling in a fleet of tuk-tuks, you’ll explore Angkor Thom, the old walled city of the Khmer Empire, and see the Bayon and Terrace of the Elephants. As the sun sets, take a cruise to float peacefully on the waters of Angkor Thom’s moat. (B,L)
Head back to Angkor, starting amongst the atmospheric ruins of Ta Prohm before
exploring the wonders of Angkor Wat, then travel farther afield to Banteay Srei, a temple
famous for its incredibly intricate carvings. End an adventure-filled day by relaxing in a
rooftop bar with a cocktail. (B,L)
High water season (Aug-Feb) Cruise the waters of Tonle Sap Lake to the floating village of Kampong Kleng, and meet the community who call it home. Return to Siem Reap via Artisan D’Angkor for some shopping. Low water season (Mar-Jul) Visit the floating village of Chong Kneas, and meet the community who call it home. Return to Siem Reap via Artisan D’Angkor for some shopping. The afternoon is free to spend as you wish – shopping at the local market is a good option. This last evening together, share a farewell dinner before enjoying the fantastic Phare Circus. (B,L,D)
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Australia, arriving the same or following day. (B)
All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. Our tour prices are from prices based on per person, twin share and are subject to the availability of specific economy class fare levels. If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs, or you are not sure travelling as part of a group is for you, maybe a Private Tour would be more ideal.
Wendy Wu Tours inspects all hotels to ensure they meet the high levels of service, which we require for our guests. We pick the right hotel for the specific destination, meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family-run guesthouse in a smaller town. Hotels are also chosen for ease of navigation around tourist sights. View Hotels Here
Most nationalities require a visa when travelling to Vietnam. Travellers should arrange visas well in advance of departure. Unlike many other tour operators, we include your visa in the price of your tour. We handle the entire application process – all you need to do is complete the paperwork and send your passport to us eight weeks prior to departure. We are always on hand to help you with any queries you may have while completing the application form.
While travelling overseas, the Wendy Wu Tours contact number during business hours is +61 2 9224 8888. Emergency Assistance (24-hours) is 0044 1888 288 288. You will find mobile phone coverage to be quite high throughout Asia. We recommend contacting your mobile carrier if you intend to use international roaming during your holiday and ensure you investigate all associated call and data costs before you leave Australia. Some hotels may have Wi-Fi, which usually comes at a cost.
Tipping is not commonplace in Australia. In Asia however, it is anticipated that a tip be given to reward good service. With that in mind, we have a tipping system for our group tours. Each passenger ‘tips’ a set amount to the National Escort at the start of the tour or on arrival in each country. They then distribute this as appropriate. Tipping is appreciated for Private and Tailor-Made travel. In your final documents, we include guidelines for tipping when travelling independently.
Shopping is a fun and entertaining component to any travel adventure. In keeping with most people’s interests while on holiday, your tour includes a reasonable number of opportunities to shop for local goods and souvenirs. Included are visits to establishments that provide locally produced goods, unique to your destination. Witness the creation of these products, and see first-hand how their production supports the local economy. As most travellers like to take home souvenirs, we ensure the shops you visit have a reputation for quality, honesty, and authenticity.
We aim to cater to the tastes of the majority of people and so the food is not too spicy or too unusual. Breakfast at your hotel includes local and western dishes. In remote areas, we suggest embracing local specialities. Lunch and dinner consists of shared dishes. Meals generally finish with fruit to clean the palate. Drinks such as beer, soft drinks or bottled water are at your own expense locally.
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