UNESCO World Heritage

Cambodia and Vietnam Discovery Tour

Cambodia and Vietnam Discovery Tour.from $5,380.00pp

Various Dates | Depart Siem Reap, Cambodia | Arrive Hanoi, Vietnam

From the UNESCO World Heritage site of Angkor Wat in Cambodia to our  5* Luxury Cruise in Halong Bay, and so much in between!

You will be spoilt on this premium small group tour as we take you to all the must-see sights in Cambodia and Vietnam.

With exceptional service, premium hotels and knowledgeable local guides you will have an unforgettable journey.

Our professional tour director will escort your small group, to ensure that your holiday is stress-free. Travel with Tweet Tours and experience the difference!

Highlights:

  • Explore Cu Chi tunnels, a remnant of the Vietnam War with an experienced guide
  • Experience the Mekong Delta by boat
  • Visit the unique Cai Be floating market
  • Stay in the picturesque cities of Hanoi and Hoi An
  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ha Long Bay
  • Stay overnight in Ha Long Bay on-board Luxury 5-star cruise ship
  • Explore Vietnamese history, war, military and art museums
  • Visa Fee included

Inclusions

  • 5 Star Accommodation
  • Airport Transfer
  • Breakfast
  • Cruise
  • Full Day Tour
  • Half Day Tour
  • Internal Domestic Flights
  • Sightseeing
  • Some Dinners
  • Some Lunches

Itinerary

Day 1 SIEM REAP ARRIVAL

On your arrival in Siem Reap, our local driver and tour guide will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your hotel.  Have the rest of the day at leisure.  In the evening, our tour guide will take you out for a Welcome Dinner.

Meals Included: Dinner

DAY 2 SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT

After breakfast, you will visit The Southern Gate of Angkor Thom, the famous Bayon, Baphuon, and Phimeanakas temples, plus the Terraces of the Elephant and leper King. Lunch at a famous local restaurant.  In the afternoon, visit Ta Prohm then explore the Angkor Wat temple, the 7th Wonder of the Ancient World. You will climb up to Bakheng Hill to watch the sunset over Angkor Wat and the surrounding area.  Enjoy the fascinating performance of Cambodia Traditional APSARA dance show.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 3 SIEM REAP - MEET THE LOCALS & EXPLORE THE FLOATING VILLAGE

Today we will discover the countryside of Siem Reap and chat with the locals.  Visit Khmer Traditional houses built on stilts farming areas and a Buddhist monastery.  After lunch, we will visit the floating village of Kompong Phluk or Kompong Khleang before transferring back to your hotel around 5 pm.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 4 FLIGHT TO HO CHI MINH CITY & AFTERNOON CITY TOUR

After breakfast, our driver will transfer you to Siem Reap Airport for your short international flight to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  On your arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, our local tour guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.  After lunch, our tour guide will take you to visit all the highlights in Ho Chi Minh city including Reunification Palace, a palace of the old President in the South of Vietnam during the American war; the War Remnants Museum; Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 5 CU CHI TUNNELS & COUNTRYSIDE TOUR BY LUXURY SPEEDBOAT

Start your day with a hotel pickup and transfer to Ho Chi Minh Pier where you board a luxury speedboat made of high-quality teak wood. Zip along the Saigon River to the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels.  The river cruise takes approximately one hour and local fruit with unlimited refreshments is served on board. Observe life along the riverbanks as your guide informs you about the local people's river-based livelihoods. Enjoy great photo ops of the Saigon River's jungle-fringed canals and tributaries, where you might see houses on stilts or water buffalo at work.  Cu Chi Tunnel is an underground tunnels network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence. Home to around 10,000 people for several years, it took about 25 years to build the underground city. The tunnel system was an excellent way for the Vietcong to move around the countryside undetected by the Americans.  On arrival, we will watch a short introductory video before exploring the Cu Chi Tunnels, the most famous battlegrounds in the world. We will explore the complex tunnel system and view many craters left from B52 bombing raids.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 6 HO CHI MINH - MEKONG DELTA

Today you will travel to Mekong Delta.  On arrival, you will check in to your private bungalows and enjoy lunch at the restaurant. After lunch, visit the nearby villages, visit the local workshop, chat with local farmers.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

DAY 7 MEKONG DELTA - HO CHI MINH CITY & FLIGHT TO DANANG

After a buffet breakfast, we take a rowed sampan to visit Cai Be floating market, a cultural feature of the Mekong Delta.  Back to the Mekong Lodge for Lunch.  After lunch, we will transfer you to Tan Son Nhat Airport for a short domestic flight to Da Nang.  On your arrival at Da Nang Airport, our local tour guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in Hoi An.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 8 COOKING CLASS & HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN WALKING TOUR

After breakfast, our local tour guide will meet you at your hotel and take you to visit the local markets to buy some ingredients for your cooking lesson and learn about the local produce. Then we make our way to the restaurant for your cooking class with the expert Chef. After your class, you can enjoy the food you have prepared for lunch.  After lunch, our local tour guide will meet you in your hotel lobby and transfer you to explore the town of Hoi An, visiting the 400-year-old Japanese Bridge, 300 years old Chinese temples and 200-year-old Vietnamese former merchants’ houses. Our tour guide will walk you back to your hotel to enjoy your evening free at leisure.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 9 HOI AN - HUE

This morning is at your leisure.  After lunch, you will travel to Hue by private vehicle through the high pass of Hai Van. Enjoy the spectacular scenery en route.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 10 PHUOC TICH VILLAGE & IMPERIAL CITY

In the morning, we will visit the ancient village of Phuoc Tich. On this tour, you will learn interesting architectural and cultural aspects of Phuoc Tich during our visits to the local ancient houses.  Then we will board a small boat along the river and see how rural life unfolds itself. You can admire the magical serenity and relics of the Champa Kingdom scattered around the village. On the way back to Hue, have lunch at a unique garden house. Then we will visit Hue Imperial City, the home of Vietnam’s last Royal Dynasty, then travel on to Dong Ba Market to see the daily life of local people. Hue, Vietnam’s former Royal Capital, is a city that represents the outstanding demonstration of the power of the vanished Vietnamese feudal empire, including a complex of monuments, tombs and pagodas that attract tourists coming from all over the world.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 11 HUE - HALF DAY DMZ TOUR - DONG HOI

Early pick up today at the hotel in Hue and we will transfer you to the demilitarized zone along National Way 1A. This morning we will visit the Ancient Citadel of Quang Tri, Hien Luong Bridge, the Seventeenth Parallel - the border between North and South of Viet Nam during the war and Vinh Moc Tunnel.  In the afternoon, we will follow Highway No 9, visit Khe Sanh and the Suspension Bridge of Dakrong.  Then we transfer to Dong Hoi overnight.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 12 PHONG NHA CAVE TOUR

After breakfast, our tour guide & driver will pick you up from your hotel lobby and depart from Hue to Phong Nha.  We will take a Dragon boat trip along the Son river to Phong Nha Cave and Tien Son Cave. We will first visit Tien Son Cave or normally called Dry Cave, one of the most spectacular caves in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. Found in 1935 by a local inhabitant by accident, Tien Son is 200m above sea level and is nearly 1km long. The cave features thousands of amazing stalactites and stalagmites naturally shaped in different fairy-tale formations. At this stage, visitors can access only 400m of the cave with a light system since the rest of the cave is underground and quite dangerous.

After lunch, we will visit the Phong Nha Cave – Water cave.

Just 1km away from Tien Son Cave, Phong Nha is the World Heritage Site of Quang Binh Province since 2003. The cave is well-known for its fame as the oldest Karst Mountain in Asia which formed around 400 million years ago with the longest underground river system 8km long and 50m high. Phong Nha Cave also includes an array of grottoes and chambers such as Bi Ky Grotto, Cung Dinh Grotto.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 13 FLIGHT DONG HOI - HANOI & HANOI AFTERNOON CITY TOUR

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Dong Hoi Airport for your short domestic flight to Hanoi.  On your arrival at Noi Bai Airport, our local tour guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to your hotel in Hanoi.  After lunch, you will visit some of Hanoi's famous landmarks: Temple of Literature; Women's Museum; the infamous Hoa Loa Prison Museum & the Museum of Ethnology.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 14 HANOI - HALONG BAY

Today your transfer vehicle will collect you from your hotel in Hanoi and convey you to Halong City.  On arrival, you will be taken on our tender from the wharf and make your way out onto the bay to board our luxurious craft, Era Cruise. You will be welcomed aboard and greeted with a complimentary drink. Our Crew will conduct a compulsory safety procedures session and then you are free to check into your cabin and freshen up. Take some time to have a look around the vessel or watch the magical landscape go by.  As we begin to cruise through the bay a special lunch of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing favourites will be served. Dining on a luxury junk with fine food and drinks doesn’t come much better than this.

15:00: After lunch, we set sail for Bai Tu Long Bay passing the towns of Hon Gai and Cam Pha, extraordinary limestone karst landscapes. Explore Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boats to discover the interesting daily lives of its inhabitants.

16:30: Back onboard Signature Cruise Halong Bay’s main craft we will drop anchor for our overnight stay surrounded by incredible landscape.

17:30 – 18:30: Happy hour with special drink menu (Buy one get another one for free). 17:30: Our Vietnamese cooking demonstration is a great way to learn how to prepare delicious appetizers and we will guide you through the process.

19:15: Relish special Signature Dinner in restaurant.

20:45 – 12:00: Your free time to relax with an exotic cocktail or whatever takes your fancy. Our bar has a wide range of wines, beers and liquors and is always a welcome sight for guests after a day on Halong Bay. Order a specialized massage in the room. Choosing with other activities boat cruise such as watch documentary movies, squid fishing or simply relax on our rooftop deck under the cover of a star filled sky.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

DAY 15 HALONG BAY - HANOI

The nicest time of the day on Halong Bay is the morning. Head to the upper deck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions. Relax with an early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice anywhere you wish on the boat and watch the never-ending miraculous scenery unfold before you.  A light breakfast will be served in our restaurant (pastries, tea, coffee).  Enjoy the last stage of your trip in Thien Canh Son Cave and islets, which is a wild and mysterious beauty in the middle of the World Heritage area. Back to our main board afterwards.  Check out of your cabin as we draw closer to the mainland and after a final early brunch, you will board our tender and head back to the wharf where you will be met by your return trip vehicle to transfer you to Hanoi.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch 

DAY 16 HANOI FREE DAY

Today you will have free time at leisure to shop or relax.  In the evening, our Tour Guide will take you out for a Farewell Dinner.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Dinner

DAY 17 HANOI DEPARTURE

Today, depending on your flight, our driver will transfer you to Noi Bai Airport for your departing flight.

Meals Included: Breakfast 


Terms

*Terms & Conditions Apply.

Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Full booking and supplier terms and conditions apply.

Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated).

All prices are in Australian Dollars based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated.

Hotels may charge resort fees or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check in.

Airfares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. All passports, visas, travel permits and vaccinations are the responsibility of the travelling passenger to secure prior to travel. Airfares are based on economy class flights from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City only and are subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions.

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