* Program changes are sometime necessary, depending on arrival/departure fly time/weather and local tour arrangement.
* Compulsory Gala Dinner and Peak Season surcharge may be apply during the peak season, public holiday, Christmas & New Year Eve, Lunar New Year
Depends on the arrival time
On arrival in Siem Reap International Airport, you will be welcomed and greeted by our professional tour guide, then transferred to hotel for check-in. After that, you will visit ARTISAN D’ANGKOR. At the Les Artisans d’Angkor, you can take a tour through the workshops and watch students as they learn how to create silk fabrics and garments, stone and wood carving, lacquer ware, polychrome products, silver plating and silk paintings. After you have finished the tour you can head to the store where you can purchase the items you just saw being created, in addition to a host of other fantastic Cambodian souvenirs, and feel good about supporting local craftsmen while you do so. A short stop at WAT THMEY or Killing Field contains a unique glass-walled stupa with the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Then, stop at the WAR MEMORIAL MONUMENT dedicated to those who sacrificed their lives in the civil war, one hour stop visit NIGHT MARKET & PUB STREET. Overnight in Siem Reap.
– After breakfast, we visit THE SOUTH GATE OF ANGKOR THOM including BAYON TEMPLE. THE ROYAL ENCLOSURE PHIMEANAKAS, BAPOUN TEMPLE, THE ELEPHANT TERRACE and THE TERRACE OF THE LEPER KING. Next visit: We continue going op a fabulous TA PROHM.
– Afternoon, visit ANGKOR WAT The “7th Wonders’ of the World”. Sunset viewing on top of BAKHENG HILL. Overnight in Siem Reap.
– After breakfast at the hotel, you will be transferred to Phnom Penh. Arrival in Phnom Penh, you are met and greeted by our guide. Then, you will be accompanied by our tour guide to visit: TOUL SLENG GENOCIDAL MUSEUM, a notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21) by the Khmer Rouge regime from its rise to power in 1975 to its fall in 1979.
– After that, check in to hotel. After taking little rest, you will be accompanied by our tour guide to visit ROYAL PALACE, constructed after King Norodom relocated the royal capital from Oudong to Phnom Penh in the mid-19th century. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
– Morning: After breakfast at hotel, free at leisure until time transfer to Bavet Border. Visa formalities take about 45 minutes at the border. Then continue to transfer to Saigon.
– Overnight in Saigon.
Depart this morning for an excursion to the lush Mekong Delta region. Travel to Ben Luc and Tan An, and take a boat trip on the Mekong River to Ben Tre, where local handicrafts and sweets derived from coconut are produced. Enjoy fresh seasonal fruits, a performance of traditional songs, and observe the local life. Take a short ride on a horse carriage to a typical local house to taste some homemade honey-tea. Afterwards proceed by a small sampan boat through the canals to see daily life unfold along the riverbanks. Proceed to Can Tho and your hotel.
Set out early this morning by boat to explore Cai Rang Floating Market, the biggest and most bustling in the Mekong Delta, which attracts fruit and vegetable vendors from all over the region. Buyers on smaller boats weave between large barges selling wholesale produce, and each vendor advertises fresh samples of their wares on long poles overhead their colorful boats. Once the activity has died down explore some backwaters and canals before returning to the pier. Continue by road back to Saigon.
– Pick up at the hotel, we will visit War Crime Museum (This museum tells the story of war from the Vietnamese perspective. Exhibits include photographs, machinery, and weapons that depict the harsh realities of war). Continue Thien Hau Temple (One of the most important pagodas in the city, this richly decorated temple is dedicated to Thien Hau, the Goddess of the Sea and patron of sailors. She is said to travel over the oceans on a mat and ride the clouds to wherever she desires). China town (Settled in the late 18th century, this labyrinthine section of Ho Chi Minh City bustles with restaurants, temples, exotic stores, and markets) and Binh Tay market (This is the main marketplace in China Town, where a great deal of wholesale trading occurs. Experience the commotion of this integral part of the city’s daily business).
– Afternoon: We visit Reunification Hall which was the residence of the President Ngo Dinh Diem of the former South Vietnam until 1975 (1960s – Apr 1975s). You will see many interesting things: formal meeting rooms, private bedrooms, war situation rooms 10 meter beneath earth’s level. This address today still holds many important functions in HCMC. We have guide who speaks your language (English speaking tour guide) to tell you important historical facts about this building and some French colonial structures including the Notre Dame Cathedral (Located in the heart of the city, this cathedral was built by the French in the late 1877s. A large statue of the Virgin Mary greets you as you walk into this neo-Romanesque cathedral, adorned by two tall spires flanking either side). General Post Office (Designed by Gustav Eiffel, the Post Office is a testament to the French presence in the late 1800s. The look and feel of this grand building is like an elegant railway station). City Hall (Find out why this is one of the most photographed buildings in Ho Chi Minh City. Constructed in the early 1900s, City Hall is a beautiful example of French colonial architecture). Tour ends around 17h00, return to hotel. Overnight at hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Breakfast at hotel. You may have sometime for some more shopping. Then we will transfer you to the airport for your next destination. Tour ends at the airport.