CAMBODIA - VIETNAM 2019

highlights

  • Travel with Gem Tours Serving Since 1983 
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Siem Reap 
  • 1 night accommodation in Phnompenh 
  • 3 nights accommodation in Ho chi Minh 
  • 2 nights accommodation in Hanoi 
  • 1 night accommodation in Halong Bay 
  • All Lunch & Dinners at Indian Restaurant 
  • Tonle Sap Lake 
  • Angkor Wat Temple 
  • National Museum, Royal Palace & Silver Pagoda 
  • Toul Sleng & Cheung ek 
  • Mekong Delta 
  • Cu Chi Tunnel
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda & Quan Thanh temple 
  • Hanoi City tour 
  • Halong Bay Cruise 
  • All tours & transfers on Pvt basis

Itinerary

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Arrival - Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake (L/D)( DAY 1)
Arrival SIEM REAP INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. You will meet our tour guide and driver then transfer to check in hotel. Afternoon We embark on the traditional wooden boat through the flooded forests of the GREAT TONLE SAP LAKE, habitatof many bird species it will bring you to Chong Kneas. This amazing floating village is built on 8 to 10 m high stilts. We visit an island pagoda, a school and traditional stilt houses to interact with the local families. Return to Siem Reap for refreshment. Overnight in Siem Reap Note : Lunch and Dinner at Indian Restaurant
Angkor Temples Full day (B/L/D) ( DAY 2)
Breakfast at hotel, Continue tour to the crowning jewel of Khmer architecture, ANGKOR WAT TEMPLE is the national symbol and the highlight of any visit to Cambodia. The largest,best preserved, and most religiously significant ofthe Angkor temples, Angkor impresses visitors both by its sheer scale and beautifully proportioned layout, as well as the delicate artistry of its carvings. To approach the temple, first cross the vast moat, continuing along a broad causeway lined with naga balustrades. As you enter the main building, ascend through a series of galleries and courtyard before reaching the central sanctuary, which offers beautiful views back over the causeway and across the surrounding countryside. And then visit TA PROHM TEMPLE, one of the mostpopular attractions of Angkor as much of the jungle has not been cleared and it looks very much as most of the Angkor monuments would have appeared when European explorers first stumbled across them. Afternoon visit ANGKOR THOM covers an area of 10 square km. Enclosed by a wall and wide moats; the city includes many of Angkor's most popular sights. Enter by the monumental SOUTH GATE over a causeway lined on either side by statues of demons and gods, each carrying a giant naga. Continue to the TERRACE OF THE ELEPHANTS and the TERRACE OF THE LEPER KINGS, former spaces for public ceremonies, both adorned with dramatic bas reliefs. Visit the ruined BAPHUON, ROYAL ENCLOSURE and PHIMEANAKAS before continuing to the mysterious BAYON TEMPLE. In this temple, one of the most popular and compelling in Angkor, explore the galleries of beautifullypreserved bas reliefs and ascend narrow stairs to reach the central sanctuary, where you will find giant stone faces smiling enigmatically down at you from every angle. And view sunset at BAKENG MOUNTAIN surrounding in ANGKOR AREAS. Overnight in Siem Reap. Note : Lunch and Dinner at Indian Restaurant 
Siem Reap - Phnompenh city tour (B/L/D) ( DAY 3)
Morning transfer by road to Phnompenh (apprx.5hrs drive) Afternoon, enjoy Phnompenh city tour, starting to visit The NATIONAL MUSEUM built in 1917-18 is exclusively dedicated to Khmer arts. And then ROYAL PALACE built in 1866 and SILVER PAGODA located within the Royal Palace. Overnight in Phnompenh
Note : Lunch and Dinner at Indian Restaurant
Phnompenh - Toulsleng & Cheung Ek – Hochiminh city (B/L/D) ( DAY 4)
After breakfast check-out & proceed to the infamous TOUL SLENG and CHEUNG EK, better known as the Killing Fields, where large numbers of people werekilled and buried in mass graves. Afternoon, transfer by road (apprx.5hrs) for Hochiminh city. Arrival at Hochiminh pick up & transfer to hotel Overnight in Hochiminh city Note : Lunch and Dinner at Indian Restaurant 
Full day tour to Mekong Delta (B/L/D)( DAY 5)
After breakfast drive to My Tho, known as the "bigger rice basket" in Vietnam. Upon arrival Cruising through Mekong River, passing a fishing villages. Visiting some small islets as Turtle, Dragon, Phoenix Island,.. under a green canopy of water coconut trees. Walking through some villages to a fruit garden. Taste tropical fruits, while having live traditional music. Have honey tea. Short rowing boat ride. On the way back to Hochiminh city, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, an unique pagoda in Vietnam mixture of Vietnamese, Chinese and Cambodian architecture. Overnight in Hochiminh city. Note : Lunch at local Restaurant and Dinner at Indian Restaurant
Cuchi Tunnel – Hochiminh city tour (B/L./D)( DAY 6)
Morning, will drive overland to Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground network constructed by Vietnamese guerrillas to protect the region against the American attacks during the Vietnam War. You can even crawl a part inside the tunnel, visit their infirmary, kitchen.... to discover how people had survived hereby. Afternoon, visit The Reunification Palace: This is one of the most important buildings in the city; War Remnants Museum: Formerly known as the Museum of American War Crimes, this is a poignant display of the futility of war; Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office: Built between 1877 and 1883 this is one of the best examples of classical French colonial architecture. Ben Thanh Market: This bustling market is very popular with tourists, primarily due to its central location. It has a wide selection of goods ranging from fake Nike shoes to beautiful silk Ao Dais. Overnight in Hochiminh city. Note : Lunch and Dinner at Indian Restaurant 
Hochiminh city - Hanoi (B/L/D)( DAY 7)
Pick up from Noi Bai airport and proceed to Hanoi, on the way stop to visit Tran Quoc Pagoda & Quan Thanh temple. Transfer to hotel for checking in. Lunch at the restaurant. Afternoon, we continue Hanoi city tour to Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, His House on Stilt, One Pillar Pagoda, Hoan Kiem lake & Walk in Old quarter. Enjoy Water puppet show. Overnight in hotel in Hanoi Note : Lunch and Dinner at Indian Restaurant
Hanoi – Halong with overnight on cruise (B,L,D) ( DAY 8)
Pick up from your hotel for 3.5 hour driving North East; the bus ride will take you over the Red River and through the country side of our second biggest delta to reach Halong Bay. You would be first dropped off at the harbor of Halong’s embark on cruise, welcome drinks & check in your room. At around 15h00, our boat will anchored for a short tender ride from the middle of the bay to an island for your visit to famous Sung Sot Cave. The cave visiting will take you about 1 hour (walking inside the limestone cave), then we tender you to visit and swim on Titop Island, which is not far from the cave. Here you can still challenge yourself by climbing up to the top, for a panoramic view, before heading back to swim on its sandy beach. As the sun sets over the bay, we head back to our cruise and relax. Coffee, tea and fruits will be available on the sundeck or you can order your favorite drink from our bar. Dinner would be served. Note : Lunch and Dinner on Cruise with Local Food 
Ha Long bay – Hanoi (B/ BRUNCH /D) ( DAY 9)
You would love to rise a bit early for a breath taking , the stunning vista of the serene bay is always best experience of staying overnight on boat. We serve you light breakfast from 7h00, then we have time to gear up to visit around Luom Bo area (provincial border between Quang Ninh province and Cat Ba National Park of Hai Phong). On the cruising way back, we cruise on a different way so that you can see new areas and viewing islands from a different side. At around 9h30, brunch would be served on boat when you are close to the harbor. Disembark at 10:30 am & then bus will take you back to Hanoi. Check-in Hotel. Day free for leisure. Overnight at Hanoi Note : Brunch on Cruise with local Food and Dinner at Indian Restaurant
Hanoi - Departure (B)( DAY 10)
Free at leisure till departure time, transfer to airport for return flight to Mumbai

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Vientiane uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type B, Type C, Type E and Type F.
Cambodia uses 230V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type A, Type C and Type G.

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