This country combo is ‘Bucket list’ destination for most nature lovers and globetrotters that includes places such as Siem Reap and Saigon of Vietnam and Cambodia respectively. This 7-day adventure has been carefully crafted to offer some of the best and most popular attractions. The tour includes luxury accommodations, upscale dining, and exciting activities.
- Be captivated by the historic Angkor Wat
- Drift along the Tonle Sap Lake on a traditional wooden boat
- Gain insight into silk making by visiting a silk farm
- Marvel at the Cu Chi Tunnels
Trip in a Nutshell
Angkor Wat, Chong Khneas Floating Village, Tonle Sap Lake, Chantiers Ecoles- Les Artisans d'Angkor, Pouk - Silk farm, Wat Thmey, Angkor National Museum.
Ho Chi Minh City
Cu Chi Tunnels, Mariamman Hindu Temple, Sri Thendayuthapani temple, Reunification Palace, Centre Post Office Cathedral of Notre Dame.
Arrive at Siem Reap, Cambodia. Meet our representative and transfer to hotel. Have the day at leisure. Overnight at Siem Reap.
Today will be spent exploring the ruins of Angkor area. Start with South Gate of Angkor Thom, which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. We stroll around this massive edifice, seeing the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple and the jungle-covered temple of Ta Prohm is an incredible sight. There are enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers which embrace themselves in the stone foundations of the structure giving the impression of man's creation being reclaimed by the powerful forces of nature. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Today visit the floating village of Chong Khneas, located 10 kilometres south of Siem Reap. We take a boat trip in a traditional wooden boat on the Tonle Sap Lake, the "Great Lake" of Cambodia and one of the largest in Asia. We spend the rest of the day visiting the "Chantiers Ecoles - Les Artisans d'Angkor" which provides training to young Cambodians in an effort to revive the ancient Khmer traditions of stone carving and wood sculpting. You will continue to Pouk to visit silk farm, a fascinating farm/workshop where you can see the entire silk-making process including growing the food for the silkworms, breeding the worms, silk extraction and refinement, traditional kit dying and looming. Do the shopping at retail silk and souvenir shop. Overnight in Siem Reap.
This morning, visit Wat Thmey or otherwise called Killing Field, is a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. Continue to Angkor National Museum known as the grand entrance to a world-class heritage that reveals the glory of Angkor Civilization. This museum enhances the cultural heritage of the Golden Era of Khmer Kingdom through an amassed collection of invaluable artefacts and through state of the art multimedia technology exhibition for a full picturesque legendary story. Try local cuisine for lunch. Fly to Saigon. Overnight in Saigon.
Discover the Cu Chi Tunnels stretching over 200 km. Hear about the history dating back to the Vietnam war in 1968. Next, visit Mariamman Hindu Temple, Sri Thendayuthapani temple and Reunification Palace, formerly known as Independence Palace of the South Vietnamese President. Continue sightseeing visiting Centre Post Office and the Cathedral of Notre Dame. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Today, the journey to the countryside of Saigon on a day cruise. Start your cruise from Tourist Boat Station in My Tho, cruising along Tien river and seeing four islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise and Phoenix. Visit the fish floating market and Fish-craft village along Tien River. Stop at Thoi Son Island, go walking around the countryside road, see orchards, enjoy tropical fruits and listen to traditional music. Take a rowing boat on a small canal with beautiful scenery of the countryside, to visit a honey bee farm and enjoy honey tea. Stop at Phoenix Island to visit Coconut Monk Temple and Crocodile pond. After lunch drives back to Saigon. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Time free for shopping until departure, board flight back home from Ho Chi Minh Airport.
One-of-a-kind destination, fabulous weather, local flavors, nature’s best await visitors to Siem Reap. Welcome to Siem Reap, the popular resort town and the gateway to Angkor region. This popular tourist destination is a perfect spot for cultural heritage, outdoor adventure, culinary discoveries, and authentic Cambodian beauty with nature parks and ancient temples. In fact, Siem Reap is solely visited for the temples of Angkor.
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