19 days Vietnam and Cambodia Culture Tour

Highlights:

Travel is not all about sightseeing, you may want to learn some thing different from your trip. This tour will allow you skim over some culture of Vietnam and Cambodia. When you are touring them, you may know how the religions deeply affect local culture and beautiful architectures.

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This tour is ready to be booked or tailored to fit your personal requirements,please contact us for quotation and custom details.
Travel Seasons:

Most countries in Asia can be visited throughout the year. Taking all factors into account, such as weather, traffic, cost..., there are always good places worthy visiting whenever you travel Asia. According to your personal schedule, we will arrange the proper and suitable itinerary of your targeted countries.

High season
Shoulder season
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Cambodia
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Vietnam
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Route:

Hanoi - Ha Long - Da Nang - Hue - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnel - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho - Phnom Penh - Kampong Thom - Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake

Itinerary

Day1:

Hanoi

Upon your arrival at the Hanoi International Airport, our driver will meet you with BAT (short for Bravo Asia Tours) welcoming Board and then escort you to your hotel. We leave the rest of the day to you to relax and recover from Jet lag.Overnight in Hanoi

Day2:

Hanoi

Take a Morning tour to visit Ho Chi Minh complex with first stop at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum – a large memorial to the national hero - President Ho Chi Minh.Then take a short walk trip to the Presidential Palace & House on Stilt. Near from Ho Chi Minh complex, One Pillar Pagoda–symbol of Vietnam with unique architecture of lotus flower is a must-see destination for all Vietnam tours.Our next stop will be the Temple of Literature which is the first university in Vietnam.After lunch time, we continue our Hanoi city tour to the Museum of Ethnology.then, we willtravelto Quan Thanh Temple & Tran Quoc Pagoda located near beautiful Westlake.End the day with a short cycle ride around the old streets observing daily life of Hanoian, take exotic photos of Hanoi traffic and enjoy a fantastic water puppet show.Overnight in Hanoi.

Day3:

Hanoi - Ha Long

Have a one-day cruise tour to Ha Long Bay to enjoy the stunning scenery with thousands of limestone mountains. Passing the most beautiful and quiet areas including Incense Burner, Dog Stone Islet, Fighting Cock, Finger Islet. After that, we take passengers to have a visit the Thien Cung Cave. Return to Hanoi for overnight.

Day4:

Hanoi - Da Nang

Meet on arrival at Danang / International airport and directly travel to Hue via Hai Van Pass (Pass of the Ocean & Clouds), passing through many pretty red-tiled villages with fruit orchards, enjoying spectacular views of sky and sea. Enjoy seafood lunch at Lang Co fishing village. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel for check-in. Enjoy a city tour by visit Imperial Citadel, Imperial Museum and Dong Ba market. Overnight in Hue.

Day5:

Hue

Breakfast at hotel.Take a boat trip on Perfume River to Linh Mu Pagoda (Heavenly Lady Pagoda) and Minh Mang tomb.Lunch followed by a visit to Tu Duc & Khai Dinh tombs. In the evening: Enjoy traditional folk music on boat. Overnight in Hue.

Day6:

Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An

Travel back to Danang - Upon arrival visit Cham Museum, Marble Mountains and China Hue Beach before proceed to Hoi An old town. Lunch at local restaurant - Discover the historic town which used to be a prosperous seaport city during the 16th to 18th centuries. Its sizable community of foreign merchants resulted in a unique architectural style with Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese influences. Walking tour in Hoi An to Chinese Assembly Hall & Temples, old houses & Japanese Covered Bridge. Overnight in Hoi An.

Day7:

Hoi An

We will have bicycle trip to Tra Que Vegetable Village. You will ride on narrow roads to visit a place of display farming and fishing tools of the local farmers and fishermen. Especially, you will be savored boiled sweet potato dipping them into ground salty roasted peanut, drinking lotus tea gathered from Tra Que lotus lagoon and you will listen to folk songs about Quang Nam native country, Hoi An Old Town as well as Tra Que Vegetable Village. After that you will keep going the tour to a house of a local resident to hear about history of the village foundation and the development of this village. Back to Tra Que’s family house, you will be enjoy with "food massage" before working together with our family chef to learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food. Then, we sit down and a chance to savor the dishes we have prepared.Ride your bike back to your hotel in Hoi An afternoon.Overnight in Hoi An.

Day8:

Hoi An - Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon

After breakfast, have a short city tour: Han River and market. Transfer to Danang airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh City.Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, be met and drive to visit Ben Thanh Market, where you can see many interesting things about daily life of local people. Continue driving to your hotel for check-in and have lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon: we will start a Ho Chi Minh City tour visiting the War Remnants and the former Presidential Palace. From there, the Notre Dame Cathedral, Old Saigon Post Office, Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat), Continental Hotel, Opera House and City Hall are all within walking distance and absolutely nice choices for a free stroll. Overnight in HCMC.

Day9:

Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon - Cu Chi Tunnel

In the morning, travel by transfer to visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, you will enjoy a scenic drive through idyllic paddy flatlands and countryside. Arrive at Cu Chi tunnels for a fascinating guided tour of this amazing three-floor labyrinth of underground passages stretching a staggering 250kilometres from Saigon to the Cambodian border. After Cu chi, transfer to Cao Dai temple at Tay Ninh town for a trip, you will arrive at the temple in time for the midday service giving you the chance to listen to chanting devotees. The temple’s exterior is decorated with multi-colored dragons of all shapes and sizes. After lunch return to HCMC.Overnight in HCMC.

Day10:

Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho

You tour guide pick you up at hotel to travel to Ben Tre, the “Coconut capital” in Mekong Delta. Arrive at Ben Tre town; take a boat trip around Ben Tre River, Sight-seeing local activities on river.In Cai Son and Nhon Thanh creeks, we will see some family making mats.Take motor cart (xe lôi) Pass by rice fields and vegetable plains to know how to culture in country.After lunch take bicycle visit country side in Mekong delta. Visit rice factory and Mr. Sáu khánh house – local ancient porcelains collected.Back to boat then cruising to canal then back to land where our car waiting for us to Cantho. On the way we stop over at Bon sai village, see beautifully church. Then continue to Cantho pass by ferry for conquerlarge river.Overnight in Cantho.

Day11:

Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon

After breakfast at hotel, rising to the sounds of the Delta coming to life for another day tour, we start our trip with a boat trip on sparking streams along the endless waterway of Mighty Mekong River to Cai Rang floating markets. Enjoy seeing the real Mekong life style in market, visit to orchard garden & noodle house before back to land visit Chinese temple… After then, we drive back to Ho Chi Minh City for overnight. A delicious lunch will be served at charming restaurant Mekong Rest Stop.Overnight in HCMC

Day12:

Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon - Phnom Penh

Free at leisure in the morning before transfer to the airport for flight to Phnom Penh. On arrival, your tour guide will meet you at the airport and transfer to hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is for you at leisure on your own. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day13:

Phnom Penh

After breakfast, you will tour the famous Royal Palace, which is the royal residence of the king of Cambodia, and then take a visit to Silver Pagoda, National Museum and Wat Phnom. Have lunch at Bopha Phnom Penh Rest in the afternoon, enjoy your tour to Toul Sleng Genocide Museum, 'Tuol Sleng was earlier a primary school and a lycee (Tuol Svay Prey) and became, during the regime of Pol Pot, a major place of torture and death. Choeng Ek 'Killing Fields' (late 1970s), A living memorial, Choeng Ek's grassy fields mark the site of the 'Genocidal Center' (or 'Killing Fields' from film) where tens of thousands lost their lives. A number of mass graves have been uncovered, but many have not. Free time, we can visit Central Market for buy some gifts for your friends or family. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day14:

Phnom Penh

Travel south out of Phnom Penh our first stop will be the hill-top fortress temple of Phnom Chisor. The rarely visited temple is in relatively good condition and still has many well preserved carvings. Our next stop will be the Jayarvarman VII period Ta Prom, Tonle Bati – this time a Buddhist temple, but also in good condition with some great carved reliefs. We will have lunch at local restaurant as Picnic. Than continue to Tamao Wildlife Sanctuary, there are a lot of Animal, Bird, and Elephant. In the late afternoon return back to Phnom Penh. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day15:

Phnom Penh - Kampong Thom - Siem Reap

Breakfast at hotel, in the morning travel to Kampong Thom (take 2 hours on the road) via the central Skun dist and visit the dries of spider, visit the local village, lunch at local restaurant, afternoon continue to visit the Kuk Hak Nokor, extension tour to visit Prasat Sambor Kuk, visit Spean Kompong Kdei (Dragon Bridge), arrival Siem Reap and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day16:

Siem Reap

Early morning we start a wonderful sunrise tour over Angkor Wat temple and listening singing birds over the ancient land of Angkor area. After return to hotel for breakfast,we continue to travel: South Grate of Angkor Thom,Angkor Thom Temple Complex (BAYON),Preah Khan Temple, and Angkor Wat Temple after lunch. Stay overnight in Siem Reap.

Day17:

Siem Reap

If you want, today take an early morning trip to Angkor Wat for its stunning sunrise and a close communication with the monks & nuns at nearby pagoda; breakfast at hotel or takeout breakfast all available, then visit the Banteay Srei Temple, en route stop by some local villages to discover the joy of village life from villagers themselves. After lunch, savor the exquisite architecture and trace Khmer myths and legends at Ta Prohm Temple and Takeo Temple. You’ll also have time for a leisure walk at the end of sightseeing. Overnight in Siem Reap

Day18:

Siem Reap - Tonle Sap Lake - Siem Reap

This morning transfer through the outskirts of Siem Reap to tour the Tonle Sap Lake. Take a boat trip through Tonle Sap, observing life on the lake as you travel past floating fishing villages that have their own schools, shops, hospitals and even crocodile farms!Have lunch at Madam Butterfly Restaurant Before transfer to siem Reap for overnight.

Day19:

Siem Reap

Free at leisure in the hotel before transfer to the airport for flight home.

Ends

Dear Clients

This tour is ready to be booked or tailored to fit your personal requirements,please contact us for quotation and custom details.
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