From the majestic Angkor temples to the emerald waters and haunting karst fangs of Halong Bay, Cambodia Tours designs this eight-day tour takes you across Vietnam and Cambodia’s kaleidoscope of landscapes. Starting in Siem Reap and ending in Hanoi, embark on a journey that covers the highlights of these two enchanting countries.
- TOUR BRIEF
Start city: Siem Reap
Siem Reap – Khmer Village – Beng Mealea – Hanoi - Halong – Cat Ba - Hanoi.
Duration: 8 days - 7 nights
Private Tour. Departure: Daily, upon your request.
RATE: Our rate is quoted in US dollars per person based on Twin, Double share room. Apply for Private Tour.
Group size 2 Persons 4 Persons 6 Persons Single Supp' Land Tour Cost/person 950 870 720 270 Flights/pp 220 220 220 0 Total/pp 1,170 1,090 940 270 Included: Excluded: Vietnam visa approval letter
Transportation by A/C car as itinerary
English speaking guide.
Meals as mentioned in the Itinerary
Entrance fees, boat trips, performance & excursions
Vietnam visa: 25 USD
Cambodia visa: 20 USD
Departure air tax: 25 USD
Drinks, except others mentioned
International Flights, insurance, tipping and other personal expenses.
Day 1: Siem Reap arrival
Upon arrival and after clearing immigration and customs, tour guide and driver of Cambodia will welcome you at the airpor and transfer you to hotel for check in. Siem Reap orientation, walking along the Siem Reap Riverside, and visit the Fruit-bat in front of the Residence of King, late afternoon we drive to visit the biggest religious temple in the world - the magnificent Angkor Wat. Built by Suryavarman II in the early 12th century, Angkor Wat is considered a masterpiece of Khmer architecture until unset. Then we will to get the blessing ceremony in Wat Bo from the master of monk to release your bad luck and bring you the happiness, good luck for your trip in Cambodia, and the best successful in life/love/business, overnight at hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 2: Siem Reap – Banteay Srei – Ta Prohm – Angkor Thom
Early morning, Cambodia Tours arranges the Tuk Tuk to the jungle-covered temple of Ta Phrom and come back to hotel for breakfast at 07:30. One hour later, begin your temple exploration today at Angkor Thom City by west gate. From the enigmatic faces of Bayon temple to the intricate bas reliefs of the Terrace of the Elephants, Angkor Thom is filled with fabulous monuments. Lunch at local restaurant on your own account. After lunch we drive to Banteay Srei, it is also one of the most beautiful. Built in 967 AD by Jayavarman V's guru, it showcases the most exquisite, deep and complex carvings in all Khmer architecture, and Preah Khan meaning “Holy Sword” is one of the largest temple compounds in Angkor and is defended by four concentric walls. The main shrine and its adjoining buildings are richly decorated with Buddhist motifs and scenes from Hindu epics.
Day3: Siem Reap – Khmer Village – Beng Mealea – Hanoi
Breakfast at hotel, today we heading out to one Khmer Village, your chance to really see what real life is like in Cambodia Village. Spend time helping a poor village family go about their daily life. This scenic drive takes you through local countryside providing some great photo opportunities. For a few hours you will have rare chance to see inside the life of Cambodian Villagers. You may be rice planting, harvesting, roof making or banana harvesting – life revolves around the seasons, so it will vary depending on when you visit. Lunch box will be provided in one house of the villagers. Then we driver further to Beng Mealea temple, explore the long abandoned temple (11th century), strangled by the jungle. Back to Siem Reap for flight to Hanoi.
On arrival, get a pick up to hotel
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Day 4: Hanoi City Tour
Have breakfast in the hotel and staff of cambodia Tours at Hanoi office will meet you at hotel lobby for a full day City Tour. The visit includes most of the City’s outstanding historical and cultural sites.
- Hanoi Opera House and Hoan Kiem Lake
- Temple of Literature, built in 11th Century and the country’s first University
- The complex of Ho Chi Minh historical sites, also called the political center of Vietnam.
- HCM’s Stilt House and One Pillar Pagoda
- Visit one of the museums in Hanoi (Museum of History, Museum of Ethnology,
Museum of Fine Art, Hoa Lo prison which is also known as the “Hanoi Hilton”)
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi – Halong
You will be picked up at your hotel. And transfer to Halong bay 3 hours to Halong bay.
Spend 24 hours on the traditional Junk Cruise on amazing Halong Bay. In the afternoon cruise around many islands such as Dinh Huong island, Ga Choi Island… visit one of 3 biggest caves in Halong Bay: Thien Cung,Dau Go or Sung Sot. You can swim in the blue water of East Sea (Bien Dong) (weather permitted). Stay overnight on the Bay.
We will also give you more details of cruise to suit with your choice.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: on cruise.
Day 6: Halong – Catba
Breakfast on the junk and enjoy the sundeck of the junk while she navigates amazing rock formations of the Bay
You will be transferred to another boat to Gia Luan Port. Our car will be waiting for you there and drive 30 km to the Catba town
Check in hotel
and Free on your own to relax
Accommodation: Hotel in Cat Ba
Day 7: Cat ba national park – Hanoi
Enjoy a splendid day at leisure in this delightful island, attractive for its natural beauty and wonders endowed by nature. Choose a hike in the national park of just contemplate the enchanting scenery of immense sky and magnificent mountains and breathe in the fresh air from the sea.
Walking inside the national park to visit the wildlife.
Back to the town for lunch then you will be free till 2PM; our guide will take you 1 hour with a high speed boat to Hai phong. Here your car is waiting to transfer you back Hanoi.
Later afternoon you will arrival Hanoi and relax
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi
Day 8: Hanoi departure
After breakfast, free till transfer to airport for flight home.
Please be aware that flight time, hotels and all others logistics, services and days of travel are subject to availability.
If the listed hotel is fully booked, alternate accommodation will be offered. All hotel ratings are according to the local.