Vietnam & Cambodia 10 -14 Day Tour

With an option to visit Cambodia, our Vietnam and beyond tour gives travellers a very flexible package to adapt to their preferences. It offers the chance to discover several wonderful destinations in the north, central and south of Vietnam as well as opt-in for more experiences and destinations to make the itinerary more personalised.

You will explore the important financial and cultural cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Visit the ancient city of Hoi An in central Vietnam and Duong Lam on the Northern Red River Delta. From Ho Chi Minh City the tour takes you to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels where you can learn about the war from the Vietnamese perspective and see authentic war relics.

Before departing for Cambodia, you visit the Mekong Delta and Ben Tre Province. Experience how the local population lives and their livelihood first-hand. During four days in Cambodia, you visit impressive Siem Reap and the extraordinary Angkor Wat.




Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a representative, and they will assist in transferring you to your hotel. Please be advised that an early check-in is not included in the regular price. The remainder of today you get to explore Hanoi at your leisure.


Join a walking tour of Hanoi Old Quarter and savour a dinner at Cau Go Restaurant (own expense) with a lovely view of Hoan Kiem Lake. In the evening, you get to experience a performance of the uniquely Vietnamese art form of water-puppetry which enacts episodes from history as well as scenes from rural life in Vietnam.

  • Meals included: None
  • Overnight in Hanoi


The capital of Vietnam, a city that celebrated 1.000 years in 2010, has countless fascinating cultural and historic sites, and today you will visit the highlights. Starting with the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (which is closed every Monday & Friday, all afternoons and from early September until mid-November – on those days visits outside only) to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Ho Chi Minh’s final resting-place.  Next, we pay a visit to the Thang Long Citadel – a UNESCO World Heritage Site (which is closed between 11:30 – 13:30 daily) and experience an underground war bunker in the same compound, that played a very important role in the American war.

After lunch, the tours move onto Vietnam’s first university, the Temple of Literature, established in the grounds of a temple in 1076 and was in use for an incredible 700 years. Next, you will visit Hỏa Lò Prison, a site used by French colonists in Vietnam for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. Prisoners of War during the Vietnam War.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Overnight in Hanoi


We depart at 8:30 for a 1.5-hour drive west of Hanoi to Duong Lam ancient village, an agricultural village in the Northern Red River delta with several hundred-year-old houses still preserved.  Visit the Mong Phu temple in Mong Phu – the only hamlet whose original village entrance remains completely intact. We continue through the narrow alleyways to see old laterite houses which make up this charming village. For lunch, you get to enjoy a local style meal in a 100-year old house. After lunch, we depart for the Mia Pagoda (another hamlet of Duong Lam) built in the 15th century where some 287 statues of all sizes can be seen. Then, we shall visit the Ngo Quyen temple and the Phung Hung temple, both of which are places dedicated to two national heroes – Ngo Quyen and Phung Hung. Enroute back to Hanoi, we make a stop at Tay Phuong Pagoda which offers beautiful architecture and ancient, unique sculptures.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Overnight in Hanoi
  • As an optional extra, once in Duong Lam, this tour can be done by bicycle instead of walking & transfer at no extra cost.


This morning your guide will meet you at the hotel’s lobby and depart for the UNESCO listed Halong Bay. Upon arrival, you will embark a wooden junk for a cruise through magnificent karst scenery. You will visit splendid caverns, go swimming and in the evening, enjoy a marvellous seafood dinner before staying overnight on board in Halong Bay.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight in Halong Bay


Enjoy breakfast on board as your boat sails past stunning scenery and limestone rock formations to back to pier. Your driver will meet you upon disembarkation and transfer straight to Hanoi airport for your flight to Da Nang and transfer to your hotel in Hoi An.

Flight detail: Hanoi to Da Nang with Vietnam Airlines (flight number VN185).

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Brunch
  • Overnight in Hoi An

Day 7: HOI AN

Today you get to explore Hoi An at your own leisure.

  • Meals included: Breakfast
  • Overnight in Hoi An


On this tour will get a close-up and intimate exposure to both the local farming and fishing communities. Accompanied by a tour guide, you commence the day leisurely cycling along country roads witnessing local Vietnamese rural life first hand, discovering lots of photo opportunities. Visiting a beautiful organic vegetable village, watering and planting vegetables with local farmer, riding a water buffalo in a rice paddy field; seeing ducks swimming along the rice farm or farmers tending their crops. The photo opportunities are endless. Furthermore, you can experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way. In the afternoon, you will board a boat for a river cruise to meet with local fishermen and enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. You will also experience paddling the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat. This tour provides you with a cultural window into the ways of life of both our farming and fishing communities.


Today you can spend your leisure until the transfer to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City, late check-out at hotel is not included. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel and the evening in Ho Chi Minh is also free to plan at your leisure.

Flight detail: Danang to Ho Chi Minh City with Vietnam Airlines, 4:20-5:45 pm (flight number VN127).

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Brunch


After having breakfast we head to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, one of the very few remaining monuments from the Vietnam War. Somewhat 200 km of tunnels dug by hand and inhabited by the forces of the Vietnamese guerrillas during the conflicts lies beneath the ground in Cu Chi. Today, it remains one of the most impressive examples of how fierce the war was

During the afternoon, you will experience the Reunification Palace – a blend of traditional ritual and modern architecture which served as the presidential palace of South Vietnam until reunification in 1975. The building is now a museum offering tours of the former staterooms, presidential office and library, living quarters of the president’s family, and underground war rooms. Next, you will visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Post Office, and stroll along Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat) to see colonial architecture such as the Continental Hotel and the Opera House.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City


The tour takes you further south to the Ben Tre province this morning – situated in the Delta of Mekong River – Ben Tre is famous for its tropical fruit gardens and traditional handicrafts and candy made of coconuts. You will visit an old brick kiln, coconut workshop, a small family-run mat workshop, meet the locals to learn about traditional techniques they have been using for hundreds of years.

After this, you get on a tuk-tuk (or hop on a local bicycle and ride 3 km) and travel along the narrow shady village roads admiring the tranquillity of the Mekong villages. The tour stops at a farmer’s house where you enjoy tropical fruits grown in the garden. Continue to a simple local restaurant for lunch and have a short break before getting into sampan to test rowing. After this little excursion, we change to a motorboat and cruising back to the pier followed by transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City to stay the night.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City



On arrival in Siem Reap, you will be welcomed by a local English speaking guide and transferred to your hotel. Siem Reap will act as the base for exploring the fabled temples of Angkor and the ancient capital of the Khmer empire. After a short break, you will be driven to visit the famous Angkor Wat by car or coach. Built during the reign of King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century, it is constructed following the model of the temple mountain symbolizing the Mount Meru, home of the gods.  Today, Angkor Wat is figured on Cambodia’s national flag as the temple symbolizes the soul of the Khmer people. After the visit your guide will return to your hotel and you can enjoy the evening at your own leisure.

Recommended flight details: Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap with Vietnam Airlines 12:00 pm (flight number VN3825).

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight in Siem Reap


After breakfast, you head out to the early-Angkor era temples of the Roluos Group some 15km outside of Siem Reap. The beautiful surrounding countryside with its paddy fields and sugar palm trees is very typical for Cambodia – enjoy the beauty on an ox cart ride to Roluos Pagoda, a fun way to get in touch with rural Cambodia and its friendly people. In a small contemporary pagoda, Buddhist monks will celebrate a private blessing ceremony for you, wishing your health and a safe journey – a very special experience!

You return to Siem Reap where you have some time at leisure for lunch before exploring the highlights of the Small Circuit. Start your afternoon tour with a visit to Ta Prohm temple, built in the mid-12th to early 13th centuries. Ta Prohm is unique in that it has been left largely as it was found: overgrown by jungle trees and vines with many parts of the temple crumbling to the ground. This makes Ta Prohm one of the most picturesque and memorable of the Angkor temples. Your visit will also include Banteay Kdei, a Buddhist monastery from the late 12th Century, and Srah Srang, also known as the “pool of ablutions”. Continue to the ancient city of Angkor Thom. Angkor Thom was the last capital of the Great Khmer Empire under the reign of Jayavarman VII. This city is surrounded by an 8 metre wall, drawing a perfect square. Enter the city through the ancient South Gate, an impressive stone gate carved with Elephants and four giant faces.

From here, continue to Bayon Temple in the centre of the city. This 12th-century masterpiece is a study in grandeur and is well-known for its 54 towers with enigmatic faces representing the 54 provinces of the Great Khmer Empire. The Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King are also must-visits as they are both known for their intricate bas-reliefs. And finish the day at the stunning Madame Butterfly. Set in a traditional Khmer wooden house with exotic gardens, Madame Butterfly services up some of Siem Reaps best Khmer cuisine.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight in Siem Reap


Early today you travel to the gem of the Angkor area, the stunning temple of Banteay Srei which is best viewed in the early morning light. The so-called “Citadel of the Women” remains the best-preserved temple in Cambodia. It displays some of the finest examples of classical Khmer art as this small temple is noted for its truly remarkable fine bas-reliefs. Banteay Srei is unique in that it is constructed of pink sandstone, which is seen nowhere else in Angkor. On the way back, you will have the possibility to stop at local communities along the way and your guide will help you to interact with the local community to learn about the way of life here. Seize the opportunity to taste Palm Wine and Palm Sugar (seasonal) and other popular local produce.


Lunch will be at the iconic Viroths restaurant before embarking on an interesting boat trip on Tonlé Sap Lake where you will have the opportunity to learn about life on the lake. Tonlé Sap is South East Asia’s largest freshwater lake with its size varying greatly depending on the season, as it is swelling to about 4 times its size in during the wet season. Board a local boat and visit Kampong Phluck, a village where you will see houses on stilts that are submerged when Tonlé Sap Lake extends. On the way, you will pass floating houses and impressive flooded forests, portraying life on the water. (Note: Due to low water levels during the dry season, the boat trip is only possible from June to March. However, an alternative floating village at Chong Kneas can be arranged instead).

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Overnight in Siem Reap


Depending on your departure flight time you may have time to explore Siem Reap’s colourful markets. Visit Artisans d’Angkor, established in order to support Cambodian arts and crafts and to help young people find work in their local villages by continuing the practice of traditional arts. Discover how wood and stone carvings, lacquering, gilding, and silk paintings are created.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, (Lunch, subject to departure time)

What's Included

  • Hotel and cruise stay based on double sharing room
  • Transfer by private air-conditioned car for all private tours and airport transfers as above program
  • Private English-speaking guide and private tours
  • Meals as per program indicated above (excluding the compulsory gala dinner charge on 24/12 and 31/12 by the hotel)
  • Entrance fees of all excursions as well as any boat trips as mentioned in program
  • Bottled drinking waters during the day tours (except on cruises)

What's Not Included

  • Compulsory gala dinner price varies by the selected hotel
  • Single supplement charge (not applicable in group of 2); higher room category request or early check-in / late check-out
  • International or domestic air fares
  • Beverage during meal time at local restaurant
  • Tip for local guide and drivers (Recommended to be $3-5 per person per day tour payable directly to the guides/drivers)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees if required

Any other personal expenses

Additional Information

Validity: As mentioned above for each hotel accordingly.
Prices are subject to change after the sold out of our allocation . Not valid during exhibition or fair periods.

Vietnam 10 to 14 Day Tour

Starting From
£1597 per person
Vietnam land only tour -11 Days/ 10 Nights
Valid for travel up to September 2020
4 Star option starting from £1597pp inclusive of domestic flights
5 Star option starting from £1833pp inclusive of domestic flights
Upgrades available and supplements may apply for different room categories or optional extras.
International flights are not included please contact our team to get  a flight quote from many UK airports.
**Cambodia optional Extension** starting from £738 extra based on 4 star properties or £988 extra based on 5 star properties.

Flights are available from most UK airports. Our travel consultants can also arrange free airport assistance for you should you require it. We will advise airports and airlines in advance of any special requirements you may have, as well as any equipment you may wish to take abroad.

Airport lounges are also available to book so as to avoid the queues and relax in comfort before your flight. Contact a member of our team for more information

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Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. There are many little temples, including Bach Ma, honoring a legendary horse, plus Đồng Xuân Market, selling household goods and street food.

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Duong Lam is a beautiful, peaceful, clean, quiet village, with enough alleyways and detours that you can still find yourself the only tourist around

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Hạ Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets. The region is popular for scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking, particularly in mountainous Cát Bà National Park.

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Hội An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colourful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.

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Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is a city in southern Vietnam famous for the pivotal role it played in the Vietnam War. It’s also known for its French colonial landmarks, including Notre-Dame Cathedral, made entirely of materials imported from France, and the 19th-century Central Post Office. Food stalls line the city’s streets, especially around bustling Bến Thành Market

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The tunnels of Củ Chi are an immense network of connecting tunnels located in the Củ Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of the country.

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Bến Tre is a coastal province in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam, connected by a bridge to the busy market town of Mỹ Tho. Vàm Hồ Bird Sanctuary, with its waterways and native flora and fauna, is to the east. The capital, Bến Tre town, houses the colonial Bến Tre Museum, with artifacts and photos exploring Vietnam’s revolutionary history. Nearby, the Viện Minh Pagoda is distinguished by its Buddhist statues.

The Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam is a vast maze of rivers, swamps and islands, home to floating markets, Khmer pagodas and villages surrounded by rice paddies. Boats are the main means of transportation, and tours of the region often start in nearby Ho Chi Minh City (formerly known as Saigon) or Can Tho, a bustling town in the heart of the delta.

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Siem Reap, a resort town in northwestern Cambodia, is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor, the seat of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th–15th centuries. Angkor’s vast complex of intricate stone buildings includes preserved Angkor Wat, the main temple, which is pictured on Cambodia’s flag. Giant, mysterious faces are carved into the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom.


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