Discover Southeast Asia's most dynamic countries with this Cambodia and Vietnam tour. From exploring the ruins of ancient Champa and Khmer empires to experiencing the buzz of rapidly progressing modern cities, touring these neighboring countries reveals a diverse blend of old and new.
Your journey begins in Phnom Penh where an insightful tour of the city's NationalMuseum and RoyalPalace gives you an introduction to Cambodia's history. Venture down the lively riverfront, lined with French colonial buildings, to the hilltop temple of Wat Phnom to watch the sun set.
A short flight takes you to Siem Reap, the historical and religious heart of the country. Spend two days exploring the awe-inspiring Angkorian temples which remain from a time when Cambodia was one of the most powerful civilizations in the world.
Continue to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam where the modern office buildings and brightly lit streets reflect the rapidly developing economy of this progressive country. However as you tour the city, the deep rooted culture and traditions of the Vietnamese people unveils itself. Enjoy a day trip to the Mekong Delta and explore the hidden canals and unique floating markets of the region.
Visit the quaint town of Hoi An, whose architecture reflects its history as a trading town and where the town's streets are filled with family-run craftshops. Continuing up the coastline you reach Hue. Once the home of the imperial Nguyen dynasty, Hue is filled with towering monuments and crumbling edifices as well as a deep sense of tradition and culture.
Your journey comes to an end in the country's north. In Hanoi, the charming capital, take a city tour to discover tranquil lakes, insightful museums and bustling markets. An overnight boat trip to HalongBay is an ideal way to complete your holiday- cruising through the beautiful scenery in style while enjoying freshly caught seafood.
From natural beauty to ancient wonders, this 12 day program shows you the true essence of Vietnam and Cambodia and its people.