This Authentic Vietnam & Cambodia Family Tour is the best option for your family in our Vietnam and Cambodia Tours. Vietnam and Cambodia 9 Day Tour covers the highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia in 9 days 8 nights. This Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary 9 Days starts in Phnom Penh and ends in Hanoi. This is the good option for the Family with the children. You and your family will have the best time in Cambodia and Vietnam from the Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre to Halong Bay. Incredible Asia Journeys - best reliable tour company in Vietnam will bring a good experience and unforgettable for your family.
Activities: Meet your tour guide at Phnom Penh International Airport. Set out for the half day city tour.
Your Vietnam and Cambodia 9 Day Tour starts from Phnom Penh.
Upon your arrival at Phnom Penh International Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by your private tour guide and driver & transferred to the city center for checking into your hotel or leaving your baggage (Early check-in is subject to the hotel’s availability. If you want to ensure your room a surcharge may be applied).
Then, you begin your exploration of the vibrant Phnom Penh today with most attractive destinations in Phnom Penh city. We will visit to the fascinating Royal Palace overlooking the conflux of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers. Constructed in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, this Khmer-style building is now home to the Royal Family. Several buildings are open to welcome visitors, consisting of the ‘Silver Pagoda’ whose floor is covered by 5,000 silver tiles. Leaving the splendid Silver Pagoda, we continue to discover Tuol Sleng Museum which is a chilling reminder of the cruelty of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime. Stay overnight in Phnom Penh.
Activities: Experience more of the countryside. Visit the rescued animals at the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre.
Day 2 of 9 days in Vietnam and Cambodia Tour, you will visit the Wildlife Rescue Centre. Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre is the most attractive destinations in Phnom Penh for the those who love the nature.
Start your whirlwind day with a visit to the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre (PTWRC) which is home to many various kinds of animals such as lions, tigers, sun bears, elephants, deer, gibbons, and snakes, receiving shelter and medical care from the center. PTWRC currently houses over 1,200 animals of more than 100 species which were rescued from poachers or abusive owners. A visit to the center gives you the opportunity to meet and feed and interact with the animals, providing your family knowledge about Cambodia's wildlife and the interesting time away from the bustling Phnom Penh.
Your private tour guide will come to your hotel to collect you at around 08:00 AM. Along the way, we will stop at a local market to buy tropical fruit for the animals in Phnom Tamao center. You will have a chance to hand feed the female elephants and observe how they are being cared, especially Chhouk – the elephant with a prosthetic foot. Furthermore, you will also enter the Tigers' private dens, get up close with gibbons, leopards, otters and the other endangered animals that Wildlife Alliance has helped rescue, and care for at the sanctuary.
Your delicious Cambodian-style lunch will be provided at the rescue center. You will enjoy a relaxing time by lying in a hammock with a fresh coconut water.
Continuing your afternoon, we will visit the nursery in the rehabilitation area and see the beautiful baby animals that they care for up close. It is your opportunity to interact with rescued baby macaque monkeys and feed them.
Around 16:00, we will leave for Phnom Penh city for an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: Transfer to the airport for the flight from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. Free time in Siem Reap.
Your Vietnam and Cambodia 9 Day Tour today will be the free day in Phnom Penh before your flight to Siem Reap.
Enjoy your free time at leisure in Phnom Penh before taking the transfer to the airport for the flight to Siem Reap.
Upon your arrival in Siem Reap, you will be warmly greeted by your private tour guide and driver & transferred to the city center for checking into your hotel. The rest of the day is yours. Stay overnight in Siem Reap.
Activities: Enjoy the Angkor Tours. Stroll around the Angkor Complex in Siem Reap and visit its major attractions. Travel by tuk tuk to get around and discover the local life.
Today will be the highlight of your 9 days in Vietnam and Cambodia Tour.
The Angkor Tour is the best things to do in Siem Reap for all the traveler visiting Cambodia.
Today, you will set off early to avoid the crowds, start your interesting exploration by a visit to the mysterious Ta Prohm and be awestruck by the jungle-swallowed temple and its otherworldly landscape of giant trees and vast root systems growing out of the ruins. Built in the Bayon style (ancient Khmer art), the so-called “The Tomb Raider Temple” was featured in Angelina Jolie’s famous action movie. Leaving the ancient temple ruins, your next stop is the fabulous Angkor Wat which is believed to be the most amazing and stunning architectural works of Angkorian era art.
After lunch on your own account, continue your trip to explore the impressive Royal city Angkor Thom which is undeniably a reflection of the highest genius, with two rows of the huge statues of demons and gods (demons on the right and gods on the left), making it a unique arrangement. After visiting the Great Angkor City - Angkor Thom, we proceed to discover Bayon Temple and marvel at 216 smiling stones whose faces are said to bear a striking resemblance to the king. Next, you have the chance to stroll around the complex consisting of the Baphuon, Elephant Terrace, Leper King Terrace and Royal Palace area. Then return by car to your hotel for a break and shower before the evening activities.
This evening, your own tuk-tuk and guide will wait for you at the hotel lobby to drive you on a fascinating exploration of Siem Reap by night. You have the chance to travel in style by tuk-tuk, the main transportation still used by locals to get a feel for a “real” Cambodia. Immerse yourself in local life as you stroll through the food markets, enjoy a stunning dinner with local beer/soft drink in local beer garden, sample insect salad (It is the delicious specialty if you have enough courage) or wander around the night markets. Otherwise, enjoy your relaxing and interesting time with a fishy foot massage (Fee is excluded). Afterward, your day concludes with a tuk-tuk ride to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Notes: If you prefer, dinner in the local beer garden can be replaced by a set menu dinner (without drink) at Crystal Restaurant with traditional Apsara dance.
Activities: Visit the local village in the countryside, take a boat trip on Tonle Sap Lake. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Hanoi.
Tonle Sap Lake is an attractive destination for most of the clients who travel to Cambodia and that can be a must-see for your 9 day itinerary in Vietnam and Cambodia. Beside the Angkor tour, the floating village is also the attractive destination for you to see the local life of Khmer people.
After breakfast at your hotel, our personal tour guide will pick you up and we set off to the outskirts to visit a stunning village. Along the way, the scenic journey provides charming views of rice paddies as well as farming activities in the rice fields. Upon reaching the village, you will stroll through the village houses and witness the locals’different activities in their daily life. Some typical examples can be listed the way they wash vehicles, sell gasoline in whiskey bottles or sell food at the small shops on the side of narrow streets.
During the journey, you may sample tropical fresh fruits, enjoy a view of this peaceful landscape and make friends with locals while seeing their rural lifestyle. You have the chance to enjoy a 30-minute old vehicle ox/buffalo-cart ride through the rice paddies toward a big local house. Arriving at the house, you will watch locals doing daily work such as making rice wine or handicrafts whilst invited to taste a fresh coconut and some homemade rice wine.
Board a motorized boat for a ride along the Tonle Sap Lake to visit the floating community of Me Chrey Village. This unique boat tour offers you endless photos opportunities as the boat cruises along the river bank with the spectacular scenery of wetland and green trees. The boat ride through the floating village will permit you to witness the extraordinary Khmer local life. You will then head back to the port where your air-conditioned vehicle will be waiting to drive you back to Siem Reap. Have lunch, then relax in Siem Reap.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Notes: If you wish, kayaking is available upon request on Tonle Sap Lake at an additional cost. Take the transfer to the airport for the flight to Hanoi. Upon reaching Hanoi International Airport, you will be met by private tour guide of Incredible Asia Journeys and driver for the drive to your hotel in the city. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Activities: Explore the most attractive places in Hanoi and its major historical sites and experience the cyclo tour.
Today you will discover Hanoi Full Day Tour. After breakfast at your hotel, your private tour guide will pick you up and we start your story of the dynamic Hanoi tour with Ho Chi Minh complex, consisting of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday and Friday, every afternoon and from late September until December), the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh's House on Stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda. You will learn about the modern history of Vietnam and the life of Vietnam’s most respected leader. Following a long queue of visitors from all Vietnam and foreign tourists coming to see the body of Uncle Ho (Ho Chi Minh) gives you a unique and remarkable experience. Next, you can make your choice to visit one of many museums in Hanoi such as Vietnam Military History Museum, Fine Art Museum, Hoa Lo Prison (or Hanoi Hilton- a nickname given by US pilots during the war) or the Ethnology Museum.
Lunch in a local restaurant. You will enjoy the best food in Hanoi.
This afternoon, we will explore the Temple of Literature (Van Mieu- Quoc Tu Giam) which is cited as one of the city’s most picturesque destinations. Built in 1070 under Ly Thanh Tong’s dynasty, the charming complex was the site of Vietnam’s first university (1076). It is also renowned as the place students pray for good grades; whilst the pagodas, gardens, and ponds of the five courtyards make attractive backdrops for student graduation photos.
Hop in your car to drive back to the city center, enjoy 1-hour cyclo tour around the Old Quarter. You will discover better Hanoi with the cyclo tour. Our Day 6 of 9 day itinerary in Vietnam and Cambodia will end at your hotel. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Notes: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum closes from October to November for maintenance. Outside visiting will be arranged.
Activities: Set off to the seaside port of the famous Halong Bay for an overnight stay on a beautiful cruise.
Halong needs no introduction, it will be the best highlight in your 9 day Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary.
Being one of best destinations in Vietnam, Halong Bay cruises always attract all the visitors coming to Vietnam. Your family may do kayaking in Halong Bay together and that will be the amazing time for you and family. That will be the best time for your 9 day itinerary in Vietnam and Cambodia.
After breakfast and check out, we will depart the city and head to the legendary Ha Long Bay. The 3.5-hour drive promises to be a scenic one, passing through several northern Vietnamese towns and villages and provides views of the Red River Delta countryside, the daily rural life of Vietnamese farmers with rice fields and water buffaloes. En-route, stops can be made at any time upon request for photos. Upon reaching the pier, you will embark on a traditional wooden junk boat for a relaxing and wonderful cruise around the magnificent and magical limestone mountain islands. Savor a stunning local seafood lunch onboard while the boat cruises into the mystical bay.
Following a delicious lunch served onboard, you will enjoy a wide range of interesting activities on the island such as climbing to the summit for a panoramic view of Ha Long Bay or swimming in the emerald water. Otherwise, you may sunbathe on your boat's sundeck to enjoy the tranquility of the bay. Later in the afternoon, you will kayak among the hidden areas of the Bay. Back on board, you can enjoy cocktails & watch the sunset over the bay before having a lavish dinner in the dining room. In the evening, there are many other things to do; fishing for squid, socializing with other guests tasting some fine drinks. Afterwards, return to your cabin for a rest sleep in the Halong Bay 2 day 1 night cruise.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Notes: Itinerary may vary slightly based on your selected junk boat’s program.
Activities: Enjoy another relaxing and memorable morning in Ha Long Bay, end 24-hour cruising experience. Transfer back to Hanoi.
Wake up early from a good night’s sleep to participate in a morning tai chi session on the top deck or take an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay a unique experience. Have breakfast in the restaurant before exploring the beautiful limestone grotto and then back on board for a final glimpse of this UNESCO World Heritage Site while cruising back to the dock. Disembark the boat and get on the bus to Hanoi. We finish Halong Bay 2 day tour, you will have free time before an overnight stay in Hanoi.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Notes: The itinerary for Halong Bay trip may change slightly depending on the cruise we stay.
Activities: Transfer to the airport for your flight home or to the next destination.
Have free time for last minute shopping in Hanoi, then transfer to Hanoi Airport for your onward flight. Your Vietnam and Cambodia 9 day Family Tour ends.
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