Excursions to Cambodia and Vietnam

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Overview

Excursions to Cambodia and Vietnam is the short tour for Cambodia Tour and the North Vietnam Tours.  8 days in Cambodia and Vietnam Tour is a good itinerary for Cambodia and Vietnam Tours in a short time of 8 days with the best travel company recommended by Tripadvisor. If you are looking for a tour that offers top-notch and famous attractions in Vietnam and Cambodia this 8 days tour from Incredible Asia Journeys will be the perfect choice for you. Escorted by our knowledgeable tour guides you will discover all the destination highlights of Cambodia and Vietnam. These include the mysterious and holy temples of Ta Prohm and the magnificent Angkor Temples in Cambodia. You will also visit the outstanding city of Hanoi including the beautifully hidden alleys in the Hanoi Old Quarter.  Continue on to explore the wonderful limestone formations in Halong Bay- the most popular site in Vietnam.

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Highlights

  • Visit the highlighted attractions of Phnom Penh city including Choeung Ek Killing Fields, Toul Sleng Genocide Museum, Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda, and the Angkor National Museum.
  • Have a chance to visit all the must-see attractions in Siem Reap: Ta Prohm, Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple and Phnom Kulen Mountain.  
  • Enjoy the ox/buffalo cart adventure and motor-boat along Tonle Sap Lake to learn more about Cambodian’s local life.
  • Be overwhelmed by the exquisite elegance of Hanoi city centre with its unique must-see walk around The Old Quarter. 
  • Explore the spectacular and gorgeous scenery on an overnight cruise on Halong Bay –one of the New 7 Wonders of nature.

Itinerary

Russian Market

Russian Market

 Activities: Arrive at Phnom Penh. Discover the city at your free time.

Your Cambodia and Vietnam Tour 8 Daysstarts in Phnom Penh.

Upon your arrival in Phnom Penh, you will receive the warmest greeting from our tour guide with a signboard with your name. Then transfer directly to your hotel. The rest of the day is your leisure time where you can explore the city on your own. You may go shopping in Phnom Penh or just have a cup of coffee in your free time. Stay overnight in Phnom Penh.

Killing Fields

Killing Fields

 Activities: Visit the popular attractions in Phnom Penh and take the flight to Siem Reap City.

Phnom Penh City Tour will be a part of your Cambodia Tour with the popular attractions in the city.

After a morning at leisure, today we will start to visit all the highlight destinations in Phnom Penh. Begin with the horrors that unfolded decades ago. We will visit the fields of Death known as Choeung Ek Killing fields. Located an estimated 15 km from Phnom Penh’s southwest, you will be shocked by the inhuman truth in the darkest period of Cambodia’s history. There were thousands of dead victims under the reign of Khmer Rouge – Pot Pol between 1975 and 1978. Furthermore, you will see around 8000 skulls in the Memorial Stupa and also human bone as well as the few small wooden structures to worship the death people here. 

For our next destination, we will move to a famous museum, which recorded brutal crimes of the Khmer Rouge Regime – the Toul Sleng Genocide Museum. This was a high school before it became a “S-21” prison during Pol Pot’s genocidal rule. It’s an opportunity for you to learn more about the tragic past where millions of Cambodian were killed in this reign of terror. 

We will then transfer to a restaurant for lunch. After you finish your lunch meal, take some beautiful photos at the Independent Monument. Continue our exploration, we will visit the Royal Palace – home of the Emperor family. You will be overwhelmed by the spectacular and gorgeous buildings such as the Moonlight Pavillion, Throne Hall, and the Phochani Pavilion. After this, right at the South side of Palace, you will visit the Silver Pagoda known as Wat Preah Keo or the temple of the Emerald Buddha. It has many national treasures such as gold and jeweled Buddha statues that are made of valuable emerald, bronze, silver, gold and other priceless materials. The Silver Pagoda has a fabulous architecture: the floor has silver-covered tiles and is protected by the red carpet. Every year, there are thousands of visitors that come to visit this Holy Pagoda. 

Say goodbye to the Royal Palace, and continue to the National Museum of Cambodia, famous for its unique architecture and beautiful garden. This museum is also known to possess the greatest massive collection of Khmer Art. You will be educated and inspired by all the enormous artifacts, and exhibitions of archaeology in Cambodia. 

The last stop today will be Wat Phnome - the most famous majestic sanctuary. Considered as a treasure of Buddhism culture, this spectacular Buddhist Temple complex is the tallest religious structure in Phnom Penh. Nowadays, many local people come to Wat Phnome to pray and wish for good luck and success for their education or their business.

Ending the Phnom Penh City Tour, our driver will escort you to the airport for the flight to Siem Reap City.  After arriving at Siem Reap, you will be picked up and taken to your hotel in the city where you will stay overnight.


 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

Angkor Wat Temple

Angkor Wat Temple

 Activities: Visit the famous exotic sites in Siem Reap with a full day tour.

Siem Reap Tour always attract clients when visiting Cambodia. 

Start your whirlwind day visiting the most must-see attractions in the Siem Reap City Tour. Around 07:00, our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel where we visit the ancient temple - Ta Prohm. You will see the marvelous roots of the trees growing out of the ruins and the enormous block that is surrounded by jungle will amaze you. Ta Prohm is also known as The Tomb Raider Temple” in Angelina Jolie’s famous action movie.  

Follow our tour guide you will explore the magnificent Royal city Angkor Thom & the Bayon Temple. You will see the face of the Avalokitesvara- the Bodhisattva of compassion. Bayon Temple is becoming one of the most popular attractions in Cambodia because of the mysterious smiling calm faces in each tower. Strolling around these galleries and looking at these faces, you will feel very curious about their smiles. This is a valuable chance to learn more about Cambodian's history and its unique architecture. Furthermore, you will visit the surrounding area of the complex including the Baphuon, Elephant Terrace, Lepper King Terrace and the Royal Palace area.  You finish the first day tour in Siem Reap. Stay overnight at your hotel in  Siem Reap. 


 Meals:  Breakfast

Phnom Kulen Waterfall

Phnom Kulen Waterfall

 Activities: Visit Phnom Kulen Mountain. Enjoy the swimming in the waterfall of Kulen. Taking photos around.

Your fourth day in your 8 days in Cambodia and Vietnam Tour will be a nice day for the rural are of Siem Reap.

The second day of Siem Reap tour is the outskirts of the city – Phnom Kulen Waterfall.

After a pick up at 07:00 at your hotel, today we will visit the outstanding mountain range in Siem Reap – Phnom Kulen Mountain. Located about 40 km away from the North of Angkor Wat, Phnom Kulen was the birthplace of King Jayavarman II in AD 802. Nowadays, people come to this mountain for a pilgrimage on the weekends during their holidays.

We will then journey through the beautiful countryside to Phnom Kulen by private car, where we will start our hiking. Phnom Kulen has a giant peak of a mountain range that lies at only 487 meters. Standing on the top of this mountain, you will see spectacular panoramic views over the Angkor area from a modern style pagoda that has an 8-meter tall statue of the reclining Buddha reaching Nirvana named Preah Ang Thom. Finally, you will have a chance to visit the wonderful waterfall near Srah Damrey - the River of One Thousand Lingas. This waterfall offers fresh air and water to cool off in after your explorations. You will enjoy this time to relax with a picnic lunch and depending on time, you may take a stroll around this area with your tour guide or take some beautiful photos of the impressive forest and stunning scenery. Go back to your hotel and stay overnight in Siem Reap.


 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

Hoan Kiem Lake

Hoan Kiem Lake

 Activities: Visit the local village and enjoy the ox/buffalo cart. Have a motorboat adventure along the Tonle Sap Lake. Take the flight to Hanoi.

We transfer out of Siem Reap City to a beautiful local village in the countryside. Walking through the village houses, you will see the rural life of the Cambodian people with many different daily activities. You will have a great opportunity to learn how they wash their vehicles, sell gasoline in whiskey bottles, or sell food on the side of small streets.

Along the way, you can sample some tropical fruits, interact with friendly and kindly locals in the village, and enjoy the wonderful views here. We continue our adventure with an interesting experience of a 30 minutes ox, buffalo- cart tour in Cambodia! You will pass by beautiful rice paddies fields and reach a big local house to learn how local people make rice wine and handicraft works while tasting fresh coconut and cups of homemade rice wine offered by other members of the family. This is such an unforgettable experience!

Driving back to Siem Reap City and finish your time in Siem Reap Tour. We will take a rest before flying to Hanoi –capital city of Vietnam. 

Upon your arrival to Hanoi, our guide and driver will wait for you at the airport with the signboard with your name and then transfer to your hotel in Hanoi. Check-in and stay overnight in Hanoi.


 Meals:  Breakfast

Ho Chi Minh Museum

Ho Chi Minh Museum

 Activities: Visiting the most highlighted attraction in Hanoi: Ho Chi Minh complex, one of the famous museums in Hanoi, Temple of Literature and experiencing the Old Quarter.

Set off to experience full day of Hanoi City Tour, visiting top-notch attractions in Hanoi. Our tour guide will come to your hotel lobby and pick you up at around 08:30. Beginning the tour, we will head to the Ho Chi Minh Complex including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday and Friday and every afternoon). Then you will visit the Ba Dinh Square, the Ho Chi Minh's House on Stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda or Dien Huu Pagoda which is one of the most special architectures in Vietnam. You will absolutely have an unforgettable experience by queueing in a long line of visitors who are showing their respect at the mausoleum to see the body of Uncle Ho (Ho Chi Minh)-The Greatest Vietnamese President. You will feel the formal atmosphere from the police outside to the visitors when you visit the place. 

Next, we will have a chance to visit one of the most popular museums in town. For example, the Vietnam Military History Museum, Fine Arts Museum, Hoa Lo Prison (as known as Hanoi Hilton – nicknamed by U.S pilots during the American war) or the Ethnology Museum to learn about the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam.

Take a rest for your lunch in a local restaurant and then continue your Hanoi City Tour in the afternoon for the next city exploration. 

In the afternoon, we will drive about 10 minutes to visit the Temple of Literature – the first University in Vietnam that was established a thousand years ago in order to honor Confucius and nowadays celebrates the doctorates and high-ranking scholars of Vietnam. 

Returning to the Old Quarter, you will discover the most interesting of 36 streets which has a history that spans over 2000 years and still keep its energy now. At the end of Hanoi City Tour, you will come back to your hotel and have your own leisure time. Overnight in Hanoi.


 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

Halong Bay Over View

Halong Bay Over View

 Activities: Enjoy the Halong Bay 2 days 1 night to discover Halong bay – the wonderful limestone and islets of the world.

Halong Bay 1 night cruise is the most highlight of your Cambodia and Vietnam Tour  8 Days

Be awestruck by Halong Bay – listed in the New 7 Wonders of the World, we will start our trip at around 08:00 and drive about 3.5 hours from the Hanoi city to visit Halong Bay.  Along the way, you will see the beautiful scenery of Northern Vietnamese's villages and town. You can take some photos shoots of the stunning rice-paddy fields and the scenery of the outstanding landscape here. Halfway through our trip, we will have 30 minutes for a short break.

Around noon, you will arrive at Tuan Chau Harbor and you will embark on the overnight cruise to begin your relaxing trip. After a briefing of some general information about the trip before your cruise starts moving to visit Halong Bay, you will experience a delightful lunch served on the cruise (we have different options for you if you are vegetarian or if you have any special request). Relaxing and follow our guide’s lead, you can join in with the interesting onboard activities (subject to each boat’s itinerary) like kayaking, bamboo hand-rowed boat, swimming or cooking demonstration by the cruise chef or enjoying a cocktail during happy hour on the sundeck whilst experiencing the outstanding panoramic views of Halong with the stunning sunset before having dinner. You will be served your dinner on board. In the evening, you could join the squid fishing activity or watch movies about the amazing Halong Bay. That will be an unforgettable memory when you visit Halong Bay. Stay overnight on the cruise.


 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tai Chi Halong Bay Cruise

Tai Chi Halong Bay Cruise

 Activities: Keep relaxing on overnight cruise, participate in interesting activities then take a transfer directly to Aiport.

Today is the end of Halong Bay 2 days 1 night and is the end of our enjoyable 8 days trip in Cambodia and Vietnam.

Don’t miss your final sunrise over Halong Bay today! Doing Tai-Chi – morning exercise that’s good for your health and keep you staying positive, you will have full energy to join the interesting activities for the last day trip. After early exercise, you will enjoy your tasty breakfast then engage in Halong Bay kayaking to Luon cave - a marvelous cave which is inaccessible by the larger boats. You will be overwhelmed by the beauty of the natural and unique experience that you’ve had exploring Halong Bay. Lunch will be provided before disembarking from the cruise to Tuan Chau harbor for ending the Halong Bay 2 days 1 night trip. Our guide and driver will be waiting for you there to take you directly to Noi Bai Airport to catch your flight back home or your next destinations. End of 8 days in Cambodia and Vietnam Tour.

Thank you for choosing the most reliable travel agency in Vietnam, we hope that you enjoyed your trip to Vietnam and Cambodia and look forward to seeing you again soon!

 Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch

 Notes: The itinerary for Halong Bay trip may change slightly depending on the cruise we stay.

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Phnom Penh
Double Leaf Boutique
Double Leaf Boutique

The beautiful Double Leaf Boutique Hotel is situated in Phnom Penh, offering a break from the central rush of the city but still the convenience of its Russian Market and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum nearby.The mixture of modern and traditional at the Double Leaf Boutique Hotel is our biggest asset. All of our rooms feature traditional Cambodian scenes portrayed in a modern style, lit beautifully with chic lighting and accompanied by a highly comfortable bed, sofa, balcony and bathroom.Throughout the rest of the hotel, guests can find a lovely swimming pool and luxuriant garden, both of which aid your relaxation immeasurably. A tranquil spa and stately restaurant complete the hotel in perfect style.

PALM TREE BOUTIQUE HOTEL
PALM TREE BOUTIQUE HOTEL

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra

At the confluence of the Mekong and Bassac rivers, the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra Hotel offers new luxury in the capital of Cambodia, found across 201 elegant rooms and suites. Cambodian style and colonial elegance sweeps throughout our 5-star hotel, providing the most grand of homes for visitors to our fabulous city to return to each day.Whether for relaxation or business, the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra Hotel has our guests covered across all of our rooms. In the luxuriant hotel grounds, a pool, spa, fitness centre and sports courts can be found, adding another element of opulence to your stay.The Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra Hotel is located in a quiet corner of the bustling capital, offering you a reclusive stay but also one of convenience, as the AEON Mall lies close by and there is easy access into the city centre.

Siem Reap
La Niche D'Angkor Boutique Hotel
La Niche D'Angkor Boutique Hotel

Tara Angkor Hotel
Tara Angkor Hotel

Angkor hospitality and grace takes centre stage at the Tara Angkor Hotel, a 4-star offering in ancient Siem Reap. The grand design of the building and its gorgeous grounds offers you the perfect escape, conveniently located just outside of the town for maximum quietness.All of our rooms contain high-quality amenities and a décor that harks back to ancient Angkor and its beautiful art. Comfortable furnishings and chic bathrooms throughout bring Angkor tradition into the 21st century.In our lounges, restaurants, bars and at our spa and pool, you will find many ways to enjoy the serenity of Angkor, the civilisation of which was centered a mere 5.5km up the road. The centre of the town is just 1km away, providing convenience but also seclusion from the hustle and bustle.

Sokha Angkor Resort
Sokha Angkor Resort

5-star opulence awaits you in Siem Reap, at the Sokha Angkor Resort. Our grand establishment has a long history in Cambodia, and our roots are still deeply entrenched in everything that we do. Even in this new age of luxury, you will find our ancient Angkor heritage manifested across ornate wood, elaborate décor and a service of the most perfect display of hospitality.In each of our rooms, you will find a level of luxury unreached by many other hotels in Cambodia. Enormous beds and comfortable colonial features, like the chaise lounge, will provide the relaxation while charming wooden furnishings and exquisite garden and pool views from the window keep you grounded in luxury.Despite offering the perfect retreat from Siem Reap’s busy streets, the Sokha Angkor Resort is within easy walking distance of Pub Street, the Old Market and other central Siem Reap attractions. The largest attraction of all, Angkor Wat, is a mere 5.5km away, while the airport lies just 7.5km to the west.

Hanoi
Gondola Hotel & Spa
Gondola Hotel & Spa

A mere 2-minute walk from Hoan Kiem Lake and a 3-minute drive from Dong Xuan and the weekend night market lies the lavish Gondola Hotel. Along with the open-plan communal areas like the restaurant and the rooftop bar, The Gondola Hotel features rooms with windows affording either lake or city views. Every room features effective air conditioning and a safety deposit box for your comfort and security. For working or relaxing, the accompanying lounging area comes complete with a desk and a flat-screen TV, while the en suite bathrooms come with either a bathtub or shower option.The Gondola Hotel is your home base for travelling around Vietnam. We are located just 10 minutes from Hanoi’s central Train Station and about 35 minutes from Noi Bai International Airport via car. The tour desk at the Gondola Hotel provides you with reliable information as well as the convenience of ticket buying and tour booking services. Motorbikes and cars are also available to rent from the hotel. Return back to the Gondola Hotel after a day of activities to a soothing massage, or head upstairs to our rooftop bar to enjoy a drink and the panoramic views of the city at sunset. The Gondola Restaurant provides a great mix of Vietnamese and European food throughout the day. 

MK Premier Boutique
MK Premier Boutique

A mix of traditional and modern motifs run throughout the MK Premier Boutique Hotel, with 65 rooms accommodating visitors to the wonderful city of Hanoi. With the historic Old Quarter on our doorstep, the MK Premier Boutique Hotel provides a safe and comfortable home base from which you can explore the city. For those times at the end of the day, The MK Premier Boutique Hotel offers a peaceful space where you can unwind, with a refined atmosphere accompanying your recuperation time.Discover the meaning of Vietnamese hospitality through the inviting staff, who will always be at your service during your stay with us. From the lobby to the restaurant and rooftop bar you will find well-trained staff with great English skills and a welcoming smile. We want you to enjoy your stay in Hanoi and will do everything in our power to make that happen.

Hotel De L'Opera Hanoi
Hotel De L'Opera Hanoi

The finest of Hanoi’s hotel accommodation awaits. The Hotel De L’Opera MGallery Collection, is the embodiment of the class, prestige and international recognition of Hanoi, our phoenix from the ashes of Vietnam’s past. Situated on Trang Tien Street, a mere minute’s walk to Hoan Kiem Lake, the Water Puppet Theatre and the opulent Trang Tien Plaza, you will enjoy the finest that Hanoi has to offer, both inside and outside the hotel. At Hotel De L’Opera, you will bear witness to the top level of Hanoi’s wonderful hospitality, available to you at any time of the day throughout 107 beautifully appointed bedrooms. Between the marble lobby and exquisite indoor courtyard, you will receive the warmest of welcomes, before finding the deep shades of elegance draped across your room. The gorgeous indoor pool, well-equipped gym and professional spa are some of the added benefits of a stay with Hotel De L’Opera. Our priority is your satisfaction, to which end our staff will work tirelessly. You will receive nothing but a 5-star service through La Fee Verte, our beautiful bar, Café Lautrec and our resplendent Satine Restaurant.

Halong Bay
Swan Cruises
Swan Cruises

Known worldwide for its elegance and beauty, the graceful swan glides slowly through the water, just as we do in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Halong Bay. The Swan is a source of inspiration for romantic stories; your own romantic story in Halong Bay should begin with Swan Cruises.12 deluxe cabins offer passengers untold luxury. This continues throughout our beautiful restaurant and wide sundeck, along with every small detail of the ship, all of which are coated in elegance. Our staffs are a close-knit group and they will always serve you with a smile.Choose Swan Cruises for a sophisticated time in Halong Bay.Among the cruises in Bai Tu Long - The Northern part of Halong Bay, Swan Cruises is one of the good option for you to enjoy your trip in the less touristic area.

V’Spirit Premier Cruise
V’Spirit Premier Cruise

For all the beauty of Halong Bay and its wide-open seascape of incredible, natural features, the increasing popularity of the bay has put a strain on its waterways and diminished its feeling of absolute freedom. Along its southern route, Lan Ha Bay, the unrestrained nature holds as strong as ever, projecting its beauty to those explorers on the V’Spirit Premier Cruise– The newest cruise in Halong, Lan Ha Bay.Not only does the V’Spirit Premier provide access through this untapped wilderness, but it does so in a style befitting the beauty of Lan Ha Bay. This modern cruise is highly traditional in nature, with wooden decks and billowing sails set atop a safe and secure steel frame. Its luxury stretches from the cabins below to the sundeck above, encompassing a restaurant where exquisite, 5-star meals are served.Between 2 and 3 days in Lan Ha Bay, we engage in activities that bring its beauty directly to you. Kayaking, swimming, cycling, trekking and riding through caves on a local wooden boat will show you that there is still a serene appeal to find in the luxuriant world of Halong.Travel with V’Spirit Premier Cruise - one of the best cruises in Halong Bay and you will have great time.

Perla Dawn Sails
Perla Dawn Sails

The true beauty of the isolated Lan Ha Bay opens up from the deck of the Perla Dawn Sails. Our Luxury Lan Ha Bay Cruise offers you the utmost comfort and sublime service as it glides quietly past the limestone giants of Lan Ha, revealing a quiet, peaceful bay far removed from the bustle of Halong. Based on the traditional junk boat design, the sleek wooden aesthetic of the Perla Dawn sails gives you the most authentic experience possible, with its 18 cabins providing a first-class voyage and a chance for you to see some of Vietnam’s most magical scenery in complete opulence. Perla Dawn Sails is one of the newest cruises in Lan Ha Bay which is suitable for a group with kids, and also for couples with honeymoon time.

Inclusions

  •   Vietnam Visa On Arrival Letter 
  •   Accommodations (Double/Twin sharing) with daily breakfast 
  •   Meals as mentioned in the itinerary 
  •   Airport pick-up/drop-off  by AC vehicles
  •   Transport by vehicles with AC 
  •   1 International flight ticket: Siem Reap – Hanoi (Angkor Air or Vietnam Airlines – Economy Class)
  •   Boat trip in Tonle Sap Lake
  •   1 Night on Halong Bay cruise
  •   English speaking guides on tour
  •   Water (2 bottles/pax/tour day)
  •   Entrance fees  as per itinerary 

Exclusions

  •   Visa stamp fees for Cambodia and Vietnam
  •   Your International flights to Cambodia & from Vietnam 
  •   Meals or drinks not mentioned  in our itinerary 
  •   Early check-in, late check-out surcharge
  •   Travel insurance 
  •   Compulsory dinner in the peak season at the hotel (if any)
  •   Personal expenses 
  •   Tips for guide and driver
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