Ho Chi Minh City - Can Tho - Chau Doc - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
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The Unique combined trip of Mekong River Delta in Vietnam then enter Cambodia from the Lower Mekong river, cruise up the Tonle Sap River, admire the Angkor ruins then ends your trip in Siem Reap for the connecting flight home or other destinations.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho (L)
08.00 Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city. Depart for My Tho. Take a leisurely boat ride through Bao Dinh natural canal, which is lined with stilt houses and fruit plantations. Proceed to the Tortoise island and have lunch in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy a boat ride through Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruising under the shadows of the water coconut trees. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle. After trekking through the fruit plantations on Thoi Son island, enjoy a rowing boat ride along the creeks before returning to My Tho by motor boat. Proceed to Can Tho via Vinh Long, and visit the snake market. Check in on arrival. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho - Long Xuyen - Chau Doc (B, L)
After breakfast, visitors first take the boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river (the Bassac river). The boat trip later takes you to the Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating markets, which are the most original ones and bustling places of the region. Visitors will have the most probably tried the Vietnamese vermicelli soup? So, they will now go and see how it is made. Visitors then roam into the village to get in touch with the local people. Here, they have a chance to experience how to pass a "Monkey bridge" which is built by only one bamboo. Stop for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc via Long Xuyen to visit the Thot Not bird Sanctuary. Check in on arriving in Chau Doc. Admire the landscape from the Sam Mountain summit down the Vietnamese - Cambodian border, visit the caved pagoda. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 3: Chau Doc - Phnom Penh (B, L)
After breakfast, take a rowing boat trip through the floating village to visit a fish farm and see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish from their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority in their traditional weaving village. Transfer to a speed boat for the journey to Phnom Penh (09.30 - 14.30). Arrive at Sisowath tourist dock in Phnom Penh at around 14.00. Pick up and transfer to hotel. Leisure time. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
Day 4: Phnom Penh - Siem Reap (B, L)
After breakfast, take the City Tour to visit the National Museum of Khmer Art, the Silver Pagoda, in the same grounds as the Royal Palace and the renowned Central Market. In the afternoon, learn about the reign of terror during the hated Khmer Rouge regime (1975-79) by visiting the Killing Fields of the Choeung Ek and the Genocide Museum. Before returning to the hotel, visit the famous Wat Phnom. Transfer to Pochentong airport to board flight FT 996 to Siem Reap (06.20 - 19.15). Pick up and transfer to your hotel. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 5: Siem Reap - Angkor (B, L)
After breakfast, take an extensive tour around the magical temple city of Angkor Wat. Take in the sights at Prasat Ravan, Banteay Dei, Srah Srang, Ta Prohm, Takeo, Thommanon, Chau Say and Tevoda. View the glorious sunset at Pnom Bakheng. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 6: Siem Reap - Angkor (B, L)
Watch the spectacular sunrise over Angkor Wat. Have breakfast at your hotel. Then visit Bayon, Baphoun, the Terrace of the Elephants and the Terrace of the Leper King. In the afternoon, visit the Grand Circuit including Pre Rup, East Mebon, Ta Som, Neak Pean, Preah Khan, Baksei Chamkrong and the South Gate of Angkor Thom. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 7: Siem Reap - Departure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel. Free until transfer to the airport for departure.
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- Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast
- All meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: lunch, D: Dinner)
- Land transportation by car air-conditioned vehicles
- English speaking local guide
- Entrance fees for all visits as mentioned in the program
- Boat trips as mentioned in the itinerary
- Any kind of drinks
- Camera/video entrance fees
- Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, tip...)
- Travel insurance.
- Cambodia visa
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