South Vietnam and Cambodia Tour is one of the best tours for you to discover the South Vietnam and Cambodia, from Ho Chi Minh City to Mekong Delta then flight to Siem Reap, the city of Temple with famous Angkor Complex.
Xin chao! Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City. Our tour guide will wait for you at arrival hall and then transfer you to the hotel for your check-in.
Free time at your leisure.
Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh
Having breakfast at hotel then pick up at hotel then transfer to Hoc Mon District to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, which is 70 kilometers North West of down town Ho Chi Minh City. The Cu Chi Tunnel system had been created long time back, from 1948 to assist Viet Minh in the combat with French. And it was continuing built over 25 years later. It was an underground city with living areas, kitchens, storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers. In places, it was housed up to 10,000 people who virtually lived underground for years…. getting married, giving birth. During the American War the entire area of Cu Chi was designated a free fire zone and was heavily bombarded. From 1988, two sections of tunnels have been open for visitors.
In the afternoon, transfer to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeing the beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office
Overnight at the same hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
8.30 Am: Leaving the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City and start your trip to depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. The tour will be started by sampan to take downstream around fish floating village on Tien River and see 4 islands as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.
Cruising to Xep canal by sampan, get stunning with the sightseeing that used to be a jungle. Driving on village path with a xe lam which was main means of transportation of decade 60s. Visit a local garden with warm honey tea cup while enjoying tropical fruits. Stop over at a local workshop where you can learn how to make pop rice or coconut candy and fiery rice wine, taste some pop rice, candies, and rice wine with the family. Sitting on a rowing boat in a small creek with beautiful water coconut palm trees along two sides. Walking between tropical fruit orchards, stop for few minutes to see the local weaving hats, or sleeping mats, or water coconut palm leaves for making houses….
Then transfer your group to hotel in Can Tho, check in hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Can Tho.
Having breakfast at hotel then transfer to Ninh Kieu boat station and cruie along the Can Tho river with very busy water traffic.
Arriving at Cai Rang floating market, the bustle and hustle floating market in Mekong Delta where we can have chance to get the most colourful pictures. Moreover, this floating market are started from twilight. Everything is woken up by the oars of water. The engine explosion, the collision of boats, the call of welcome... make the market more lively . Farmers and traders are hustling to carry all different kinds of farming products to the market for sale. So different with other kinds of market, the floating markets in Mekong delta get the very colorful advertising culture by hanging their products on bamboo poles to show the other traders what they are selling. Not only fruit, meat, shrimp, fish but also lottery tickets, coffee ... are selling here. Never skip floating markets when traveling in Mekong Delta!
Then return to Ho Chi Minh. Free time at leisure.
Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
8.00 am: your tour guide will pick up group at hotel then exploring the great atmosphere around of lively China town. Get into the rhythm of this busiest and colorful scenes of Binh Tay market and Thien Hau Temple in the morning. We then visit the War Remnants Museum. Return to meeting point for free time to have lunch on your account Afternoon sightseeing for visiting Reunification palace which was the residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of the war in April 1975.then transfer you to airport for flight to Siem Reap, Vietnam Airlines, VN3825(13.40/15.00)
Upon arrival, our tour guide will meet you at airport then transfer to hotel for check in.
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
After breakfast in the hotel, we will start our first visit to Angkor Complex: Angkor Thom, the fortified city of Angkor Thom covers an area of 10 square km. Enter by the monumental South Gate over a causeway lined on either side by statues of demons and gods, each carrying a giant naga. We well stop at the famous Bayon temple and continue to the Terrace of the Elephants and the terrace of the Leper Kings, then to Ta Phrom - It has been controversially left to the destructive power of the jungle by French archaeologists to demonstrate the awesome power of nature.
In the afternoon we continue to Angkor Wat – is the largest and most impressive of all the temples and also the 7th wonder of the world. Then we will enjoy viewing the sunset from Phnom Bakheng.
Overnight at Siem Reap.
Today after we have breakfast we will visit to Banteay Srei is considered to be the jewel of classical Khmer art. This temple is often a favorite with visitors. Visit Banteay Samre. Banteay Samre is a mid-12th century temple dedicated to the god Vishnu.
In the afternoon we visit to Banteay Samre, Pre Rup, East Mebon, Ta Som, Neak Pean and Preah Khan. Pre Rup is a temple-mountain symbolising the Mount Meru, close in style to the East Mebon but higher and artistically superior than its predecessor.
Overnight in Siem Reap.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive to visit Tonle sap lake, Kampong Phluk by enjoy your boat tour through the flooded forests of the Great Tonle Sap Lake, habitat of many bird species and arrive in Kampong Phluk, we visit an pagoda, a school and traditional stilt houses. Enjoy with the local life on the water. Back from Kampong Phluk, our guide will transfer to airport for departure flight. End Trip
International flights are not included in this trip . If you have difficulty booking the international flight, please contact us for assistance.