Vietnam is amazing by its nature and culture through many famous places while Cambodia is well known as the kingdom of wonder. It will be a perfect combination of the highlights of the two countries, Vietnam and Cambodia. The trip goes from the hustle and bustle of Saigon, the legendary Cu Chi tunnels, the colorful temple of Caodaism, to the lush green rice basket of Vietnam, the Mekong Delta. Added to this is the majestic Angkor complex and vibrant Phnom Penh. It is a memorable journey of both history and culture.
 

Tour Code: VTC 02
Duration: 9 Days/ 8 Nights
Starts / Ends: Ho Chi Minh City / Siem Reap
Tour Route: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Cu Chi Tunnels – Siem Reap – Phnom Penh
Tour Categories: Multi Countries Tours
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Tour Type: Landscape, Nature, Culture, and History
Activity Level: Regular itinerary, moderate walking
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

BRIEF ITINERARY9 Days South Vietnam & Cambodia Extension Tour

Day 1: Saigon Arrival
Day 2: Saigon – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi – Saigon
Day 3: Saigon – Mekong Delta – Can Tho
Day 4: Can Tho – Mekong Delta – Saigon
Day 5: Saigon – Phnom Penh (flight)
Day 6: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
Day 7: Enjoy Siem Reap – Angkor Temples
Day 8: Siem Reap – Banteay Srei – Siem Reap
Day 9: Phnom Penh Departure

Special Experiences of 9-day South Vietnam & Cambodia Tour

  • Experience the interesting of bustle & hustle Ho Chi Minh City
  • Boat in the Mekong Delta to visit floating market, orchard gardens…
  • War historical Places and China town in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Cu Chi tunnel experiences
  • Vibrant Phnom Penh
  • Majestic Temples of Angkor
 
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4-Day South Vietnam Tour

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival (D)

Welcome to Saigon! Our tour guide will transfer you to the hotel. After lunch, visit Thien Hau Pagoda and Binh Tay Market in the cities bustling Chinatown and end at a famous lacquer ware factory. Dinner will feature delicious Saigon cuisine.

thien hau pagoda vietnam local tour company

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi Tunnels – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

In the morning, drive through typical southern Vietnamese countryside to Tay Ninh Province, the birthplace of Caodaism. Caodaism is not the popular religion in Vietnam but it is a typical one in the number of Vietnamese.

caodaism in tay ninh province southern vietnam

After lunch, go to the legendary Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground network constructed by the local people and guerillas, where we understand more about the Vietnam War through historical artifacts. Then head back to Saigon

cu chi tunnel ho chi minh city

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Can Tho (B, L,D)

In the morning, depart from Saigon and head to My Hiep. Take a 3-hour boat trip cruising through “Rung Tram” (Indigo forest), which was used by Viet Cong (Southern Vietnam Liberation Army) during the Vietnam War as a base called Xeo Quyt. After that, catch a bus ride to Vinh Long and then Can Tho which are amongst the most popular highlights in the Mekong Delta of South Vietnam.

Indigo forest mekong delta

Day 4: Can Tho – Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh (B, L)

Join the morning boat trip to discover the bustling Cai Rang Floating Market, one of the most colorful floating markets in the South (maybe the biggest floating market in the World). Have lunch in Can Tho and go back to Saigon. On the way, we stop to visit Vinh Long market before heading back to Saigon.

cai rang floating market can tho south vietnam tour

5-Day Cambodia Tour

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh – Fly to Phnom Penh (B, L, D)

Morning is at our leisure until transfer to the Airport for the flight to Phnom Penh (one hour flight). In the afternoon, arrive at Pochentong International Airport and transferred to our hotel. After check-in, participate in the city tour to visit the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum. Visit the Central and Russian Markets and the Wat Phnom, the oldest monument in the city from which Phnom Penh gets its name.

cambodia national museum in phnom penh

Day 6: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (B, L)

After breakfast, catch the early Express Speed Boat from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap across the Tonle Sap Lake. Siem Reap is the ancient capital of Cambodia under the Angkor dynasty, where you can see the enormous architectures in the uniqueness of Angkor.

angkor thom siem reap vietnam and cambodia tour

Upon arrival, we will be met and transferred to Siem Reap for check-in at the hotel before lunch. In the afternoon, explore the ancient city of Angkor Thom: the Bayon Temple, the Baphuan, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King and immerse yourselves in the great view of the sunset over Angkor Wat from the Phnom Bakheng. Dinner at the restaurant where we can enjoy the traditional dance of the Khmer people.

Day 7: Enjoy Siem Reap – Angkor Temples (B)

After breakfast, behold the Ta Prohm temple, Ta Keo temple, Chau Say temples and the natural lake of Sras Srang. These are the unique temples in the Angkor complex.

takeo temple siem reap cambodia tour

After lunch, discover the majestic Angkor Wat: The founder was Suryavarman II who reigned Cambodia from 1113 to 1152 and built the five towers in the 12th century and dedicated them to the Hindu God Vishnu.

Day 8: Siem Reap – Banteay Srei – Siem Reap (B, L, D)

After breakfast, reach Banteay Srei Temple “Citadel of Women” which is located 25 km from Siem Reap. Banteay Srei is a 10th-century Cambodian temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva. This temple is built of Nava Rock, presenting the most graceful carvings in stone we might ever see in our life. Then enjoy a picnic lunch near the site and then continue to Kbal Spean, the river of thousand Lingas and the phallic symbol of the God Shiva. Arrive near the site and then walk through the forest for an hour to reach it. Return to Siem Reap.

Kbal Spean river cambodia vietnam tour

Day 9: Siem Reap Departure (B)

After breakfast, we will be transferred to the airport for our flight home or continue our adventure routes. The unique 9 days in South Vietnam and Cambodia ends.

About Price

Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings, and your departure date. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give us as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

What’s Included?

  • English speaking guide/s (other languages upon requests)
  • Accommodations: for 5 nights at 5-star hotels & 2 nights at four-star hotels
  • Meals indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All transfer transports by private A/C coaches or cars
  • Sightseeing as indicated entrance fees and permits
  • International airfares: Saigon – Phnom Penh
  • Speed boat on Mekong River from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap
  • Fluent & knowledgeable English speaking guide/s in each city (Other languages upon request)
  • Entrance fees to all scenic spots listed in the itinerary
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels
  • Government taxes and service charges except for tips for tour guides and drivers

What’s Excluded?

  • Other meals not included in the itineraries
  • Other expenses not included in the itineraries
  • Tips and beverages

Meals

If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can serve you better. If you are a food lover, Viet Vision Travel can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes.

Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

Breakfast – Each breakfast will be served in your hotel. Breakfast selections include Vietnamese, Cambodia and Western dishes to meet every diner’s taste.

Lunch – Lunches are normally arranged at the Vietnamese or Cambodian restaurants near the scenic spots. Your tour guides will order food according to your appetite. Most are Vietnamese or Cambodia dishes, and some are modified to fit westerners’ tastes. At some of the meals one complimentary soft drink is served.

Dinner – Same as lunch. If you prefer to not eat Vietnamese or Cambodian food, Viet Vision Travel suggests you have dinner on your own. Your local tour guide can recommend some good western restaurants in the area.

Recommended Accommodation List:

Location

Hotels & Ratings

Ho Chi Minh City Sapphire Hotel Saigon
Can Tho Victoria Hotel Can Tho
Siem Reap La Residence d’Angkor Hotel Siem Reap
Phnom Penh Sunway Hotel Phnom Penh
 
 

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