Vietnam & Cambodia Experience

Resort: Vietnam & Cambodia Experience
Operator: Wendy Wu Tours
Destination: South East Asia
Price From: £3290.00

Overview

16 Day Vietnam & Cambodia Experience Tour Itinerary

DAYS 1-2 FLY TO HANOI

 

Fly overnight to Hanoi, Vietnam elegant
capital city. On arrival at the airport you will
be met by a member of the Wendy Wu Tours
team and transferred to the hotel. The rest of
the day is free.

 

DAY 2 EXPLORE HANOI

 

This morning, you will meet your fellow
travellers and head out to explore the city!
Well visit Ho Chi Minhs mausoleum, the Stilt
House, One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple
of Literature, before we sit down together to
sample traditional Vietnamese egg coffee.
Dinner will include a cultural performance and
cooking demonstration, and feature local dish,
bun thang. (B,L,D)

 

DAY 4 HALONG BAY

 

The highlight of any trip to Vietnam, today we
take to the waters of the incredible Halong
Bay. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a
vision of awe-inspiring beauty, well sail lazily
amongst the limestone karst peaks, soaking
up the views from the deck of your traditional
vessel and docking to visit an impressive cave.
(B,L,D)

 

DAY 5 TRAVEL TO HOI AN

 

Rise early to watch the sun rise over the bay,
and to take part in an invigorating session of
Tai Chi on deck. Fly to Danang and transfer to
the charming town of Hoi An. (B)

 

DAY 6 TRA QUE VILLAGE

 

This morning we will share a community
experience in the rural village of Tra Que,
joining a local family for lunch and a cooking
demonstration. This afternoon, we will wander
the sights of Hoi An, stopping at Reaching
Out, a social enterprise craft workshop, before
enjoying a well-deserved tea break in the tea
house. (B,L)

 

DAY 7 FREE TIME IN HOI AN

 

Today is a free day for you to spend as you
wish; your guide will be on hand to give
options and ideas. (B)

 

DAY 8 FLY TO SAIGON

 

Fly to Saigon, Vietnams largest, and most
vibrant, city. Head out of the city to the
fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels, used by the Viet
Cong during the war. (B,L)

 

DAY 9 MEKONG DELTA

 

We journey to Ben Tre to discover the Mekong
Delta, a rich and fertile region that produces
a plethora of rice, coconuts, vegetables and
tropical fruit. Today, well taste some of the
produce of the area, enjoy traditional music,
paddle through the palm-lined canals in a
sampan and visit a floating fishing village.
(B,L)

 

DAY 10 FLY TO PHNOM PENH

 

This morning well start exploring the Notre
Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office
before visiting the Reunification Palace
and the chilling War Remnants Museum.
This afternoon, we will fly to Phnom Penh,
Cambodias lovely capital, where well toast
our arrival with a cold glass of beer on the
riverfront. (B,L)

 

DAY 11 PHNOM PENH BY CYCLO

 

Together, well take to the roads of Phnom
Penh by cyclo, before visiting the beautiful
Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, and browsing
the artefacts of the National Museum. This
afternoon, well learn about Cambodias tragic
past at the affecting Tuol Sleng Museum and
the Killing Fields. (B,L,D)

 

DAY 12 TUK TUK AROUND ANGKOR

 

Fly to Siem Reap, gateway to the temples of
Angkor. Travelling in a fleet of tuk-tuks, well
explore Angkor Thom, the old walled city of
the Khmer Empire, where well see the Bayon
and Terrace of the Elephants. As the sun sets,
the group will take to boats to float peacefully
on the waters of Angkor Thoms moat. (B,L)

 

DAY 13 DISCOVER ANGKOR

 

Heading back to Angkor, we start amongst
the atmospheric ruins of Ta Prohm before
exploring the wonders of Angkor Wat. Well
then travel farther afield to Banteay Srei,
a temple famous for its incredibly intricate
carvings. What better way to end an
adventure-filled day than relaxing in a rooftop
bar with a group of fellow travellers and a
cocktail? (B,L)

 

DAY 14 TONLE SAP

 

High water season (Aug-Feb)
Cruise the waters of Tonle Sap Lake to the
floating village of Kampong Kleng, where well
meet the community who call it home. Return
to Siem Reap via Artisan DAngkor for a spot
of shopping.
Low water season (Mar-Jul)
Visiting the floating village of Chong Kneas,
where well meet the community who call
it home. Return to Siem Reap via Artisan
DAngkor for a spot of shopping.
The afternoon is free to spend as you wish
shopping at the local market is a good option.
This last evening together, we will share a
farewell dinner to reflect on our adventures,
before enjoying the fantastic Phare Circus.
(B,L,D)

 

DAYS 15-16 FLY SIEM REAP TO UK

 

Fly to the UK, arriving home the following
day. (B)

 

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