If you want a family vacation that has a date with history and has loads to do see, and do in beautiful environs, then our 7-day Vietnam Cambodia tour is the perfect option. While on this family holiday in Vietnam, you visit the cities of Hanoi and Saigon in Vietnam and Siem Reap in Cambodia. The Vietnam vacation package takes you through some beautiful lands, emerald green waters, ancient monuments, and temples too. There are boat rides, cruises, and loads of Vietnam sightseeing to do while on this family trip.
On arrival, the Vietnam Cambodia tour guide and driver will welcome you at the Noi Bai International Airport and drive you to the hotel and you check into the hotel.
Later, you proceed on a Hanoi city tour. As part of this, you visit the Temple of Literature and continue to the Ba Dinh Square - the biggest Square in Hanoi, you make a photo stop at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Later, get an overall view of the capital by going on a “cyclo” visit. A cyclo ride in Hanoi is not to be missed. It will start around the Old Quarter of Hanoi, and you will stop at Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake (the “Sword” Lake).
You stay overnight in a hotel in Hanoi while wondering about more things to do in Hanoi.
After breakfast, you undertake an early departure to the Halong Bay, a UNESCO designated Vietnam World Heritage Site, one of the new Seven Wonders of Nature and is home to about 3,000 rocky islets.
Upon arrival in Halong Bay, the boat sails around natural rocky gardens whilst a tasty seafood lunch is waiting for you onboard. Most of the islets here have interesting names which are inspired by its unique shapes. Names like Surprising Cave, Pelican Grotto, Chopstick Rock Islet, Butterfly Rock Islet, Turtle Rock Islet, the Fighting Cock Islet, and the Sea Dog Islet. While here, you can wander around visiting grottos, or just lazily relax on the sundeck. The boat takes you back to the Halong Bay Wharf by late afternoon and you take the shuttle back to Hanoi.
You stay overnight stay in a hotel in Hanoi.
After breakfast, you transfer to the airport to visit your next destination, Saigon (also known as Ho Chi Minh City). Upon arrival at the airport, you are taken to the hotel and you check in.
You stay overnight in the hotel in Saigon.
After breakfast, the Vietnam vacation package takes you on a drive to My Tho, the homeland of rice and coconut factories that make local products like coconut candy, and rice paper. Upon arrival, you embark on a boat cruising down the largest River in South East Asia, the mighty Mekong River and learn a lot about the local life and culture and learn about how people live by the riverside.
Later, enjoy a horse-cart trip through the tranquil roads in the village. Enjoy a light lunch at a local restaurant by the Mekong River. In the afternoon, you drive back to Saigon. Enroute visit the Vinh Trang pagoda. It is known for its art and architecture which is a good mix of Chinese, Cambodian, and French cultures.
You return to the hotel and stay overnight in Saigon.
After breakfast, you proceed on a Saigon city tour. You visit the historic Reunification Palace. Formerly, it was the Independence Palace of the South Vietnamese President. This 60s style Palace was famously stormed by tanks on April 30th, 1975 signifying the fall of South Vietnam. To date, it has been well-preserved in its original state, and the original tanks remain on display near the entrance gates.
In the afternoon, you transfer to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap in Cambodia, the final leg of your Vietnam Cambodia tour. You arrive in Siem Reap - the treasures of the Kingdom of Cambodia. On arrival, you are met by the tour guide in Siem Reap and you transfer and check in to the hotel.
You stay overnight at the hotel in Siem Reap.
After breakfast at the hotel, you set out to explore the South Gate of Angkor Thom which is regarded as Big Angkor. Angkor Thom served as the last capital of the Khmer Empire and it is spread over 10km. The Bayon Temple which was the State temple of King Jayavarman VII is situated in the heart, in the center. In the center, the monuments include the Bayon temple, the Royal Enclosure, the Baphuon - the tower of bronze, the Phimeanakas - a temple mountain and the Terrace of Elephants.
In the afternoon, you visit the world-famous, UNESCO nominated Cambodia World Heritage Site, Angkor Wat Temple, situated just south of Angkor Thom. It is one of the largest religious complexes in the world. The temple flanked by 5 towers is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, it is filled with carvings of apsaras or fairies and you can find over 3,000 apsara carvings here.
In the evening, visit Angkor night market and you stay overnight in the hotel in Siem Reap.
After breakfast, you have the remainder of the day at leisure, until it is time to depart to the airport. An airport transfer takes you to the Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport as your Cambodia holidays come to an end and you are homeward bound.