VIETNAM AND ANGKOR EXPLORER (8 DAYS - RT VC02)

On this 8 days relaxing escape visit the history of Vietnam war at Cu Chi Tunnels, white sandy beaches at Vung Tau in Vietnam as well as hidden charm of Angkor Wat temple which as the largest religious building in the world.

Tour Code: RT-VC02

Duration: 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS

ITINERARY IN DETAIL

DAY1: HO CHI MINH CITY ARRIVAL

Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, you will meet our local driver and transfer to hotel check in. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY2: HO CHI MINH – CU CHI (B, L, D)

Proceed to famous Cu Chi Tunnels been enriched by experiencing an web than 200km in length which used to be the shelters of guerrillas during the war against American troops. Return to lunch. Then transfer to Vung Tau white sandy beaches and warm water whole year round.

DAY3: VUNG TAU – CHRIST HILL (B, L, D)

Vung Tau city tour including Christ Hill (St. Jacque Janerio) meters high Goddess of Mercy, Thuy Van Beach dedicated to whales considered as the rescuing gods for Vietnamese fisherman in the east sea. Return to Museum, China Town, Thien Hau Temple and Handicraft Center. Continue visit to shopping.

DAY4: HO CHI MINH – MY THO HO CHI MINH – SAIGON RIVER DINNER CRUISE (B, L, D)

Transfer to My Tho where will expose the colorful outskirt life, picturesque rice fields along the journey. Upon arrival, Mekong River with islet stop at Thoi Son enjoy Traditional Folk Songs. Then visit the authentic life of the local and challenge your bargaining power at cottage handicraft shops. An adventurous sampan ride in palm shading creeks will be the next experience of the riverside region. Lunch served with the Mekong Delta specialty Deep Fried Elephant Ear Fish Sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh City, visit the Hundred Years Red Cathedral Notre Dame Cathedral People’s Committee Hall. Dinner serve on Show Entertainment along the Saigon River.

DAY5: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE - ARRIVAL - SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT TOUR (B)

You can enjoy last minute shopping until transfer to airport for your flight to Siem Riep.

Upon arrival at Siem Reap airport, meets and transfers to hotel for check in. Lunch not included. Visit to Rolous Group : Lo Lei, Preah Ko and Ba Kong temples.

Dinner not included and night at hotel.

DAY 06: SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT TOURS (B)

Breakfast at hotel

Visit the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12 century): the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. Lunch not included

Visit to the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Enjoy wonderful sunset from the top of Pre Rup Temple.

Dinner not included and night at hotel.

DAY 07: SIEM REAP - ANGKOR WAT TOURS (B)

Breakfast at hotel

Visit to Banteay Srey, known as Citadel of Women or a Pink Temple, and Banteay Samre Temples. Lunch not included.

Visit to the unique interior brick sculptures of Prasat Kravan, Srah Srang ("The Royal Baths" was once used or ritual bathing), Banteay Kdei (surrounded by 4 concentric walls), Ta Prohm, one of the area’s most beautiful temples. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Neak Pean, a fountain built in the middle of a pool (representing the paradisiacal Himalayan mountain-lake) and Preah Khan temple, Built by the King Jayavarman VII. Preah Khan is, like Ta Prohm, a place of towered enclosures and shoulder hugging corridors. Unlike Ta Prohm, however, the temple of Preah Khan is in a reasonable state of preservation and ongoing restoration efforts should maintain and even improve this situation. Dinner not included and night at hotel.

DAY 08: SIEM REAP - BOAT TRIP – DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at hotel

In the morning, we will enjoy a boat ride on the Tonle Sap Lake at KAMPONG PHLUK VILLAGE. This is the largest permanent fresh-water lake in South East Asia and flows into Tonle Sap River, joining the Mekong in Phnom Penh. We will see a fishermen's "floating village" with floating schools, floating police station, etc. It is same as a big village floating on the lake, and the "village" move from place to place following water levels and current. Lunch not included.

Transfer to Siem Reap airport for flight to next destination