Cambodia & Vietnam on a Shoestring

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Cambodia & Vietnam on a Shoestring

from £1,062
Duration: from 20 days
Countries: Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam
Begin in Bangkok—a city that never sleeps—and end by braving Hanoi’s bustling streets with this perfect gapper tour of these two amazing countries.

Cambodia & Vietnam on a Shoestring

Plug in to Cambodia and Vietnam on this electric journey with breaks to bliss out on white-sand beaches. Get a history lesson exploring Angkor Wat or walking Ho Chi Minh City’s streets. With your accommodation and transport arranged by our expert CEOs, this adventure offers a great combination of must-see highlights and free time to explore on your own.

Day 1 Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

Days 2-3 Siem Reap

Guided tour of the Angkor Wat Temple complex. Enjoy a delicious Khmer meal at a Planeterra project or with a local family (depends on departure) in a village outside of Siem Reap.

Days 4-5 Phnom Penh

Included orientation walk of Phnom Penh. Optional guided tour of Tuol Sleng Prison and Choeung Ek (Killing Fields). Opt to visit the National Museum and Royal Palace.

Days 6-7 Sihanoukville

Optional snorkelling boat trip or relax by the beach.

Day 8 Mekong Delta

Overnight at a local village homestay. Opt to cruise the Mekong on a boat trip.

Days 9-10 Ho Chi Minh City

Enjoy one of several street food crawls with the group and CEO. Opt to take a guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels, or visit the Ben Thahn market or the War Remnants Museum. Overnight train on Day 10 to Nha Trang.

Days 11-12 Nha Trang

Opt to go on a snorkelling trip, relax by the beach, visit the mud baths or take a motorbike tour. Overnight train on Day 12 to Hoi An.

Days 13-14 Hoi An

Opt to take a cooking class, see the My Son ruins or the Hoi An old town. Go shopping, visit the tailors or take a boat ride on the river.

Days 15-16 Hue

Option to visit the Royal Citadel and tombs, go on a Perfume River cruise or tour the countryside by motorbike. Overnight train to Hanoi on Day 16.

Day 17 Halong Bay/Bai Chay

Visit Halong Bay on a seafood lunch cruise and visit a cave.

Days 18-19 Hanoi

Explore Hanoi with an orientation walk through the old quarter. Opt to explore the city's highlights, visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and stilt house, the Hoa Lo prison and the Temple of Literature.

Day 20 Hanoi

Depart at any time.

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Bangkok >> Siem Reap >> Phnom Penh >> Sihanoukville >> Mekong Delta >> Ho Chi Minh City >> Nha Trang >> Hoi An >> Hue >> Halong Bay/Bai Chay >> Hanoi


Halong Bay boat cruise with lunch and guide. Local Khmer meal at Planeterra-supported project New Hope or local home (Siem Reap). Orientation walks in Phnom Penh and Hanoi. Guided tour of Angkor Wat temple complex. Street food crawls in several cities.

Food: 13 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 2 dinners. (Allow USD380-500 for meals not included.)
Accommodation: Simple hotels (15 nts), sleeper trains (3 nts), homestay (1 nt).
Transport: Local bus, air-con bus, walking, junk boat, local boat.

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
Small group experience; Max 16, avg 10.

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