Cambodia & Vietnam on a Shoestring

Was $1749  — Savings of 10% on Jun. 18, 2015
20 days,Bangkok to Hanoi

Explore the bustling streets of Bangkok, revel in the majesty of Angkor Wat, enjoy a delicious local Khmer meal in a small village, relax on golden beaches, shop Hoi An's quaint streets, float through Halong Bay.

Begin in Bangkok—a city that never sleeps—and end by braving Hanoi's bustling streets. Plug into Cambodia and Vietnam on this electric journey with breaks to bliss out on white-sand beaches. Get a history lesson exploring Angkor Wat and 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.

What's Included

  • Halong Bay boat cruise with lunch and guide
  • Noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a Planeterra-supported project
  •  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
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • 14 breakfasts, 2 lunch, 2 dinners. (Allow USD380-500 for meals not included.)
  • Local bus, air-con bus, walking, junk boat, local boat.
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides.
  • Small group experience; Max 18, avg 12.
  • Simple hotels (15 nts), sleeper trains (3 nts), homestay (1 nt).

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Day 1Bangkok

Arrive at any time.

Day 2Bangkok/Siem Reap(1B, 1D)

Travel to Siem Reap. Enjoy a delicious Khmer meal at a Planeterra project or with a local family in a village outside of Siem Reap (depends on the departure).

Day 3Siem Reap(1B)

Guided tour of Angkor Wat temple complex. Opt to visit Tonle Sap floating village and Angkor National Museum.

Day 4Siem Reap/Phnom Penh(1B)

Transfer to Cambodia's capital. Orientation walk around Phnom Penh.

Day 5Phnom Penh(1B)

Opt to learn about Cambodia's sombre history with a visit to the Tuol Sleng Prison and the Killing Fields.

Day 6Phnom Penh/Sihanoukville(1B)

Swim and relax on the beach after transferring to Sihanoukville.

Day 7Sihanoukville

Swim and relax by the beach, or take an optional snorkelling boat trip.

Day 8Sihanoukville/Cần Thơ(1D)

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

Day 9Cần Thơ/Ho Chi Minh City(1B)

Travel through the scenic Mekong Delta region and onto Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy a street food crawl with the group and CEO, opt to take a guided tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels, visit the Ben Thahn market or check out the War Remnants Museum.

Day 10Ho Chi Minh City/Nha Trang(1B)

Free day to explore. Overnight train to Nha Trang.

Day 11Nha Trang

Arrive in Nha Trang in the morning with plenty of time to explore local shops and markets, relax on the beach or visit nearby historical sites.

Day 12Nha Trang/Da Nang(1B)

Free time in Nha Trang. Overnight train to Hoi An.

Day 13Da Nang/Hoi An

Enjoy a noodle-making demonstration and local lunch at the Planeterra-supported Oodles of Noodles Project before free time in the afternoon. Go on an evening street food crawl with the group and CEO to get to know more about the delicious local specialties. Opt to take a cooking class, cycle to the beach, visit a tailor, or explore the old town.

Day 14Hoi An(1B)

Enjoy a noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a Planeterra-supported project. Afterwards enjoy free time in Hoi An.

Day 15Hoi An/Huế(1B)

Continue the journey north to the city of Hue. Opt to visit the Royal Citadel and tombs, take a Perfume River cruise or tour the countryside by motorbike.

Day 16Huế/Hanoi(1B)

Free time in Hue. Overnight train to Hanoi.

Day 17Hanoi/Ha Long(1L)

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

Day 18Ha Long/Hanoi(1B)

Explore Hanoi with an orientation walk through the Old Quarter. Opt to see Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature, and the Hoa Lo Prison, or shop in the Old Quarter.

Day 19Hanoi(1B)

Free time to continue exploring Hanoi.

Day 20Hanoi(1B)

Depart at any time.

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