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Vietnam & Cambodia Highlights Private Tour

Vietnam & Cambodia Highlights Private Tour

  • Duration
    16 days
  • Tour Type
    Private Tour
  • Price From
    Land Only From $7,090pp
Enjoy one of our most popular Indochina itineraries on a private basis. Visit the breathtaking temples of Angkor, the treasures of Saigon, and the incomparable majesty of Halong Bay, with evenings at leisure for independent exploration.

What's Included

  • all domestic transportation, departure taxes and current fuel surcharges
  • all accommodation
  • meals as stated
  • entrance fees, guides and daily tours
Experience one of our most popular itineraries tailored to perfectly suit private travelling parties as small as just two . Exploring the most popular sights in Cambodia and Vietnam with you own private guide, you will be wowed by their abundant knowledge and expertise . Departing on any day you wish this private tour is ideal for those looking for a comfortable relaxing trip through Cambodia and Vietnam's iconic attractions

Why Choose a Wendy Wu Private Tour?

Complete flexibility

Travel on any day you wish

Expertly crafted itineraries

Tailored for parties as small as two.

You Choose who you travel with

A private trip just for you and your chosen travel party.

Personalised guiding

Enjoy the undivided attention of your knowledgable private guide.

Small is beautiful

Enjoy a more intimate and authentic travel experience.

Private Tour Itinerary

B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner

  • Day 1
    Arrive Siem Reap
    Day 1: Arrive Siem Reap

    Arrive in Siem Reap where your private transfer will be waiting to take you to your centrally-located hotel, Lynnaya Angkor Hotel. Depending on your time of arrival, the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

  • Day 2
    Tonle Sap Lake B L
    Day 2: Tonle Sap Lake

    This morning, your private guide will whisk you away to explore the less visited Beng Mealea, a mysterious, atmospheric ancient temple completely overrun by the jungle. Explore on foot for approximately an hour and half. Spend the afternoon exploring Tonle Sap. In the high water season (Aug to Feb), you will travel to Kompong Khleng stilt village; in the low-water season (Mar - July) you will visit Chong Kneas floating village. Return to your hotel via Les Artisan D'Angkor, an impressive artisan house where you will spot local artists at work. The evening is at leisure to enjoy Siem Reap. Just a short walk from your hotel, you'll find the famous Pub Street, with an impressive lineup of restaurants catering to every taste. Afterwards, head to the nearby night market to soak up the buzz.

  • Day 3
    Discover Angkor B L
    Day 3: Discover Angkor

    There are few greater privileges than a privately guided tour of the legendary Angkor complex. Your expert guide will show you the hidden secrets of this majestic gem on a full day tour, during which you can enjoy their undivided attention. The seat of the Khmer Empire between the 9th and 15th centuries, the Angkor complex includes over 1,000 temples. See the walled city of Angkor Thom and head to its heart to see the enigmatic Bayon, followed by the breathtaking Ta Prohm. Pause for lunch before an afternoon tour of the the indescribable Angkor Wat. Later, return to Angkor Thom to take a leisurely boat ride on the moat, and view hidden elements of the ancient Khmer water systems. Return to the Lynnaya Angkor Hotel and relax with an evening at leisure.

  • Day 4
    Discover Phnom Penh B L
    Day 4: Discover Phnom Penh

    Your morning is at leisure for any final adventures you wish to enjoy in Siem Reap. This afternoon, fly to Phnom Penh, a city of airy boulevards and colonial villas. Your private driver will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel: the Anik Hotel. No trip to Indochina could be complete without a Mekong river sunset, and Phnom Penh is one of the best places to do it. Board a private boat and journey along this urban section of the Tonle Sap River, which offers a magnificent panorama of the Phnom Penh Riverfront, the Royal Palace and the ever-changing skyline. Enjoy a refreshing local beer as you cruise to the point where the Tonle Sap converges with the Mighty Mekong river. The rest of your evening is at leisure to explore the surrounding dining options.

  • Day 5
    Fly to Saigon B L
    Day 5 Fly to Saigon

    Begin at the small but impressive National Museum, where your guide will introduce you to its most intriguing Khmer artifacts. Continue to the emotive Tuol Sleng Museum, where you will learn about the struggles of the Cambodian civilians under the regime of Pol Pot. Pause to visit hilltop temple of Wat Phnom before your 1-hour flight to Saigon. Here, we stay in the Odys Saigon in District 1 - the heart of the city. Why not enjoy the panoramic views from its rooftop bar before your independent dinner?

  • Day 6
    Cu Chi Tunnels B L
    Day 6: Cu Chi Tunnels

    Visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, where your private guide will explain the astonishing realities of the guerrilla tactics used by the Viet Cong during the war. You'll discover bamboo traps, field hospitals and kitchens, and if you choose, crouch through a short section of the tunnels for yourself. Later, see the Reunification Palace and the emotive photography exhibition at the War Remnants Museum before finishing at the lively Ben Thanh Market.

  • Day 7
    Mekong Delta Cruise B L
    Day 7: Mekong Delta Cruise

    This morning, your private guide will pick you up for a whirlwind escape to the country. Head to Ben Tre to explore on a rural section of the mighty Mekong - a very different landscape from your cruises in Cambodia. This area is known as the 'Rice Basket of Vietnam', the rich and fertile lands producing huge amounts of rice, coconuts, vegetables and tropical fruits. Spend the day cruising and exploring, travelling by motorised, wooden boats between the islands and changing to smaller paddleboats in the canal. Return to Saigon in the early evening.

  • Day 8
    Explore Saigon B L
    Day 8: Explore Saigon

    The exuberant city of Saigon is driving Vietnam forward into the modern world, but is also a treasure trove of fascinating heritage. Your guide will take you on a morning walking tour, introducing you to the French Colonial architecture of the Dong Khoi district. Admire the Central Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral and the beautiful Thien Hau Pagoda before lunch. This afternoon, take a 1hr 20min flight to Danang and transfer to the charming, UNESCO listed town of Hoi An. This wilfully traditional town offers an impressive ancient centre famous for its yellow buildings, romantic ambience and swaying silk lanterns. Our hotel in Hoi An is the Silkotel, just a few minutes' walk from the Old Town, where shops stay open until the late evening. Your evening is at leisure to soak up the atmosphere, go lantern shopping or even get measured for express tailoring at one of the local boutiques. The night seamstresses and shoemakers here are famous for their quick, high-quality work - they can whip up a custom garment in just 24 hours and deliver it to your hotel too.

  • Day 9
    Discover Hoi An B L
    Day 9: Discover Hoi An

    Your private guide will drive you into Hoi An's lush green countryside to visit Tra Que, a local farming co-operative. See the farmers at work, hear about the traditional methods they use, and even try your hand at it for yourself! After lunch, your guide will show you Hoi An's secrets on a private walking tour. This historic merchant town has influences from many corners of Asia. See the elaborate Japanese Bridge, a Chinese temple and the bustling market. Stop to visit Reaching Out, a social enterprise craft workshop employing artists with disabilities, and see the impressive work happening here. The evening is at leisure.

  • Day 10
    Imperial Hue B L
    Day 10: Imperial Hue

    Take a long drive over the scenic Hai Van Pass, often named as one of the best road trips in the world. Your destination is Hue, where your guide will introduce you to the sights such as the impressive Thien Mu Pagoda before a cruise along the Perfume River. Your hotel in Hue is the Saigon Morin, on the banks of the Perfume River. Lovingly restored to its former glory, this grand French colonial hotel boasts possibly the most central location in the whole city, with everything within walking distance.

  • Day 11
    Exploring Hue B L
    Day 11: Exploring Hue

    Your personal guide will pick you up for your visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Royal Tombs of Emperors Khai Dinh and Minh Mang, which blend a traditionally Chinese influence with a modern Western future. Move on to a beautiful old maison that has been transformed into a Truc Chi workshop, where you'll hear how the locals create artisanal products with bamboo paper. Continue on to visit the imposing Imperial Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, influenced by the Forbidden City in China. Return to the hotel, or stay to explore longer - the hotel is just across the bridge. Your evening is at leisure.

  • Day 12
    Hanoi Cyclo B L
    Day 12: Hanoi Cyclo

    Board a short flight to Hanoi in the morning. This afternoon, take a thrilling cyclo ride through the Old Quarter to see Hanoi's historic buildings. Each cyclo takes one passenger and is operated by a cycle driver behind the carriage. Afterwards, enjoy a traditional Vietnamese coffee at a café overlooking Hoan Kiem Lake. Later, check in at the centrally located The Ann Hotel, close to the city's major sights and monuments. Your evening is at leisure - why not shop in the wonderful boutiques of the Old Quarter, or enjoy the beautiful architecture and restaurants in the French Quarter?

  • Day 13
    Halong Bay B L D
    Day 13: Halong Bay

    Travel east to Halong Bay, the highlight of any visit to Vietnam. Here, you'll spend a day and night aboard the comfortable Pelican cruise ship, sailing amongst magnificent karst peaks on the tranquil green waters of Halong Bay. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a vision of awe-inspiring beauty, it isn't hard to see why it is one of Vietnam's most popular destinations. Amid the myriad of islands, enjoy an excursion such as a visit to one of the bay's stalactite-filled caves, or a kayaking experience in one of its sheltered bays.

  • Day 14
    Return to Hanoi B L
    Day 14: Return to Hanoi

    Rise early this morning for a beautiful sunrise over the bay as you cruise back to port. Return to Hanoi after brunch. This afternoon, your private guide will take you to visit the home of a water puppet artist. This traditional Vietnamese performance art has roots dating back to the 10th century. You will have a chance to talk with the artist, watch the process of making the puppets and enjoy a private water puppet show.

  • Day 15
    Ho Chi Minh Quarter B L
    Day 15: Ho Chi Minh Quarter

    Today, your guide will introduce you to more of Hanoi's great monuments. Begin at Ba Dinh Square, passing Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum en route to visit the Ho Chi Minh Quarter. Continue with a visit to the Humble House on Stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda. Stop at the serene Temple of Literature, Hanoi's first university, before a final evening at leisure in Hanoi.

  • Day 16
    Depart Hanoi B

    Your private transfer will collect you from the hotel for your transfer to the city airport where your arrangements end.

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Vietnam & Cambodia Highlights Private Tour map

Places Visited: Siem Reap (3N) - Phnom Penh (1N) - Saigon (3N) - Hoi An (2N) - Hue (2N) - Hanoi (3N) - Halong Bay (1N)

Tour Dates & Prices

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Wednesday 21 Feb 2024 Thursday 07 Mar 2024 $7,090pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Wednesday 28 Feb 2024 Thursday 14 Mar 2024 $7,090pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Wednesday 06 Mar 2024 Thursday 21 Mar 2024 $7,090pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Wednesday 13 Mar 2024 Thursday 28 Mar 2024 $7,090pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
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Wednesday 10 Apr 2024 Thursday 25 Apr 2024 $7,090pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Wednesday 01 May 2024 Thursday 16 May 2024 $7,090pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Wednesday 08 May 2024 Thursday 23 May 2024 $7,090pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
Wednesday 15 May 2024 Thursday 30 May 2024 $7,090pp Please Call to Book on 1300727998
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Sample Hotels

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.

Best time to go

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

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
16°c
27mm
Hanoi
16°c
19mm
Hoi An
22°c
92mm
Hue
21°c
145mm
Phnom Penh
27°c
26mm
Saigon
26°c
14mm
Siem Reap
26°c
4mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
17°c
31mm
Hanoi
17°c
26mm
Hoi An
23°c
32mm
Hue
22°c
45mm
Phnom Penh
28°c
12mm
Saigon
28°c
4mm
Siem Reap
28°c
6mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
20°c
43mm
Hanoi
20°c
44mm
Hoi An
24°c
30mm
Hue
24°c
59mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
58mm
Saigon
29°c
10mm
Siem Reap
30°c
27mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
24°c
91mm
Hanoi
24°c
90mm
Hoi An
26°c
34mm
Hue
27°c
68mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
101mm
Saigon
30°c
50mm
Siem Reap
31°c
84mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
28°c
168mm
Hanoi
28°c
188mm
Hoi An
28°c
56mm
Hue
29°c
122mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
112mm
Saigon
30°c
218mm
Siem Reap
30°c
188mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
28°c
244mm
Hanoi
29°c
240mm
Hoi An
29°c
99mm
Hue
30°c
87mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
177mm
Saigon
28°c
312mm
Siem Reap
30°c
205mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
29°c
267mm
Hanoi
30°c
288mm
Hoi An
30°c
90mm
Hue
30°c
66mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
196mm
Saigon
28°c
294mm
Siem Reap
29°c
233mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
28°c
312mm
Hanoi
29°c
318mm
Hoi An
29°c
104mm
Hue
30°c
194mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
172mm
Saigon
28°c
270mm
Siem Reap
29°c
245mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
28°c
206mm
Hanoi
28°c
265mm
Hoi An
28°c
297mm
Hue
28°c
509mm
Phnom Penh
28°c
249mm
Saigon
28°c
327mm
Siem Reap
28°c
269mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
25°c
119mm
Hanoi
25°c
131mm
Hoi An
26°c
526mm
Hue
26°c
898mm
Phnom Penh
27°c
319mm
Saigon
28°c
267mm
Siem Reap
28°c
176mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
21°c
55mm
Hanoi
22°c
43mm
Hoi An
24°c
363mm
Hue
24°c
682mm
Phnom Penh
26°c
135mm
Saigon
27°c
116mm
Siem Reap
28°c
62mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Halong Bay
18°c
24mm
Hanoi
19°c
23mm
Hoi An
23°c
206mm
Hue
21°c
350mm
Phnom Penh
26°c
80mm
Saigon
26°c
48mm
Siem Reap
26°c
12mm

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