Cambodia & Vietnam Classic
Bespoke Holiday Itinerary / Experience Tour

Info : Cambodia & Vietnam Classic

The perfect itinerary for first-time visitors to this colourful and vibrant region. This holidays covers the main highlights of Cambodia and Vietnam with privately-guided tours combined with time for relaxation. 

Highlights include:

  • Exploring the magnificent Temples of Angkor.
  • Sailing past the stunning karst peaks of Halong Bay at sunset.
  • Discovering the charm of the old town in Hoi An.
  • Exploring Mekong Delta by your sampan - the traditional Delta houseboat, built to navigate narrow channels 

Pricing & Inclusions

An indicative price for this holiday is £3,050  per person inclusive of flights from the UK. Prices may be less in low season and higher in peak season.

Call our Indochina experts on 020 7924 7133 for an inclusive, personalised quotation for your preferred dates.   


Your personalised quotation with Experience Travel Group will include.

  • International Flights (which can be omitted from your quotation if you prefer)
  • Accommodation as described
  • Privately guided tours and transfers 
  • Original Experience Travel Group "Signature" experiences 
  • Full financial protection (full ABTA and ATOL bonding)
  • Meals as described
  • 24 hour in-country backup whilst away
  • Your own dedicated travel expert in the UK 

For more on our pricing policy read here.  

Day-to-Day Itinerary : Cambodia & Vietnam Classic


Depart the UK.

DAYs 2 & 3 PHNOM PENH   cambodia’s varied history

On arrival in Cambodia you will be met by your guide for the transfer to your hotel.

During your stay your guide will take you to see the main highlights of Phnom Penh an interesting and rapidly changing city. You’ll visit the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda and the National Museum and perhaps the Russian market.

The tour is flexible and tailored around you; and if you wish it can incorporate a visit to Tuol Sleng, the former detention centre of the Khmer Rouge, now a museum standing testament to their horrific crimes.  

DAYs 4 – 6 SIEM REAP   discover the temples of angkor

You can choose whether you’d like to fly or travel by car for the relatively short journey from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap,.

Siem Reap is the gateway to the truly magnificent Temples of Angkor and you will have two days to explore them with your guide. You’ll visit Angkor Wat , the ancient royal city of Angkor Thom and Ta Phrom amongst other quieter, less well-known sites. Our tours of the region are carefully timed and constructed to ensure you get the most out of your visit.

Beyond the temples, Siem Reap has some lovely restaurants to enjoy and you’ll also have chance to visit the quite unique villages on Tonle Sap Lake.

days 7 & 8 Hanoi   explore the lanes of the old quarter

It’s a short flight from Siem Reap to Hanoi where you will have time to explore the old quarter with your guide.  Highlights include Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature and  a traditional water puppets performance.

DAYs  9 &10   HALONG BAY   sail through stunning scenery

You will transfer to Halong Bay by road with your guide and board your small boat (around 10 cabins) for an overnight trip into the beautiful archipelago. Made up of 1969 islands, the bay is famed for its picturesque ocean karst scenery. Cruise past craggy peaks and small, beach-fringed islands and visit glittering stalactite caves. Dinner will be served on board where you can sit back, relax and watch the sun set behind the karst peaks of the bay.

You’ll cruise back into Halong Bay harbour the next morning; there you’ll meet your guide and transfer to the airport for your onward flight to Hue.  On arrival in Hue you’ll transfer to your hotel for an evening at leisure.

 DAY 11  HUE   anicent citadels, tombs & pagodas

Today you’ll spend a full day with your guide exploring the sites of Hue. Combine a relaxing cruise on the Perfume River with some of Vietnam’s most important historical sites, including the ancient Imperial Citadel and the serene Thien Mu Pagoda. In the afternoon you will also have the chance to visit Tu Duc and Khai Dinh’s tombs.

 DAYs 12 – 14 HOI AN    charming town and beaches

From Hue your guide and driver will take you overland to Hoi An via the Hai Van “Cloudy Pass”, a spectacular three-hour coastal drive with stunning views of coastline of central Vietnam.

During your time in Hoi An there will be some leisure time to explore the fascinating UNESCO town itself and to visit the local beaches (if you would like to stay in a beach hotel then this can be arranged).

There will be a day spent exploring the local countryside with your guide, you’ll have chance to learn about the importance of farming and fishing in the local communities, to paddle a traditional bamboo basket boat and to take a leisurely bike ride.

There are a diverse range of interesting things to do in this region so we recommend discussing all the options with your travel expert.  Market visits, cooking schools, visits to ancient ruins, Vespa tours and more can all be included in your holiday should you wish.

 DAY 15 – 17 HO CHI MINH CITY   city and mekong

The last part of the holiday takes you to Ho Chi Minh City, commonly known as Saigon.

During your stay you’ll explore the city with your guide including visits to the neo-Romanesque Notre Dame cathedral, the fascinating History Museum and the former Presidential Palace, where you can explore the underground communication tunnels.

There will also time to explore the famous Cu Chi Tunnels and to venture into the mangrove and river systems of the Mekong Delta to experience the regions markets, villages and wildlife. It is a great experience Mekong Delta will be experienced by sampan - the traditional Delta houseboat, built to navigate narrow channels. 


Your guide and driver will transfer you to the airport for your flight home. 


Customer Feedback
Cambodia was phenomenal and we will be going back there ASAP. Your organisation has been perfect and you pitched it just right with the hotels. Kia, our guide in Siem Reap, was lovely; informative and highly amusing.

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