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 trip, 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 sightseeing to do while on this family trip.
On Day 1, you arrive in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam and after you check in to the hotel, you go on a Hanoi city tour visiting important landmarks, temples and exploring the old city - one of the most followed things to do in Hanoi. This also includes a not to be missed, cyclo ride.
On Day 2, go on a Halong Bay cruise, a truly memorable experience. Go sightseeing in and around the Halong Bay and also engage in some interesting experiences.
On Day 3 of your Vietnam Cambodia tour, you move to the historically famous city of Vietnam, Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City).
On Day 4, you get to see the mighty Mekong River up, close and personal. It is the largest river in all of South East Asia and while here, you go on a river cruise along the Mekong.
On Day 5 and Day 6, your Cambodia holidays begin and you move to Siem Reap in Cambodia, where you have a full day for the UNESCO nominated World Heritage Site, Angkor Wat Temple. 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.
On Day 7, your Vietnam Cambodia tourcomes to a close, and from the Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport, you are homeward bound.
Day 1: Arrival Hanoi On arrival, the 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.
Day 2: Hanoi After breakfast, you undertake an early departure to the Halong Bay, a UNESCO designated 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.
Day 3: Hanoi - Saigon 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.
Day 4: Saigon After breakfast, you proceed 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.
Day 5: Saigon - Siem Reap 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. 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.
Day 6: 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 centre. In the centre, 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 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.
Day 7: Departure from Siem Reap After breakfast, you have the remainder of the day at leisure, till it is time to depart to the airport. An airport transfer takes you to the Siem Reap-Angkor International Airport and you are homeward bound.
While on your Highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia trip you get to see and visit:
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex
Hoan Kiem Lake
Ngoc Son Temple
Hanoi Old Quarter
Ba Dinh Square
In the Halong Bay
Visit the Luon Cave
Relax by the Titop Beach
Visit the Sung Sot Cave
In Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City
Mekong River cruise
Vinh Trang Pagoda
In Siem Reap
When to Go
With a tropical monsoon climate, Vietnam is a little different from its Asian sisters. The best time to visit Vietnam is from February to April when Vietnam welcomes spring and August to October when Vietnam ushers in the fall season. The temperature is pleasant especially in Northern Vietnam and the rains won’t ruin your vacation as it is light and refreshing. In short, you can travel to Vietnam anytime without hesitation!
Cambodia truly welcomes its tourists all year round thanks to its uniquely simple climatic conditions which splits into just two distinct seasons. The better of the two seasons for your Cambodia travel packages from India is from November to April with November to February being cool and pleasant. Explore all the temples and Cambodia vacation spots without worrying about the weather.
2 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis with daily breakfast in Hanoi
2 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis with daily breakfast in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)
2 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis with daily breakfast in Siem Reap
Hanoi City tour on shared basis
Saigon City tour (Ho Chi Minh City) on shared basis
Halong Bay cruise tour
Mekong Delta tour on shared basis
Full day Angkor Wat Temple Tour
All airport transfers based on shared basis
Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi transfers on shared basis
All tours & transfers based on shared basis
Not included: Airfare, Visa, GST, any internal domestic flights, Tips & surcharges