Huc Bridge over Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi

Days 1-3

Easy Going Hanoi

Hanoi is the bustling capital of Vietnam, a city rich with culture and architecture with influences from the Chinese and French. Hanoi’s Old Quarter is the epicentre of the city where the narrow streets are alive with merchants selling their wares, mopeds zipping past, bakeries and markets. You’ll stay in a cosy hotel right in the heart of the Old Quarter.

Picturesque views of Halong Bay from Titov mountain

Days 3-4

Anchors Away in Halong Bay

The majestic archipelago of Halong Bay lies off the north east coast of Vietnam. The region is composed of almost 3,000 limestone islands that rise dramatically from the sea. You’ll spend two days lazily drifting around the bay on a traditional junk boat, spending the night on board. You’ll anchor near the islands to visit caves filled with stalagmites and stalactites and swim in the refreshing waters.

Our travellers in Hanoi with a fruit yoke

Days 4-6

Back in Hanoi

Today is free for you to explore Hanoi. There are plenty of temples, pagodas and museums to visit. An easy way to get around and visit the sites is by cycle rickshaw, from your seat you can get amongst the city life, watching the daily life of the locals.

Quaint streets of Hoi An town

Days 6-9

Classic Hoi An

Hoi An is a city bursting at the seams with culture, atmosphere, history and tailors! Wander along the narrow streets of the quirky town, enjoy some delicious food at the old port or relax at the nearby beach. There’s also plenty of time to be measured up for a new outfit by a friendly local tailor. While in Hoi An, you’ll stay in a charming hotel with swimming pool just a short walk from the centre of town. We can also arrange a visit to My Son, an historic site with well-preserved ancient temples, or a Vietnamese cooking lesson.

Ho Chi Minh Skyline

Days 9-11

Easy Going Ho Chi Minh City + Cu Chi Tunnels

Ho Chi Minh City is an energetic and thriving metropolis, during your time here you’ll stay at a comfy hotel in District One, close to cafes, restaurants, bars and markets. The following morning you’ll head to the Cu Chi tunnels for a half day excursion where you’ll learn about the incredible underground tunnel network.

A local man relaxing on his boat on the Mekong

Days 11-13

Along the Mekong to Cambodia

Travel overland from Vietnam to Cambodia, exploring the heart of the Mekong Delta along the way. From Ho Chi Minh City you’ll travel to Cai Be where you’ll take a boat along part of the Mekong Delta towards Phnom Penh in Cambodia where you’ll see life of the locals who life, work and play on the water. You’ll spend one night in the town of Can Tho at a comfortable hotel and one night in the border town of Chau Doc in a simple hotel. On the last day you’ll cross the border and travel by speedboat to Phnom Penh.

A group of young monks wearing traditional robes in Phnom Penh Cambodia

Days 13-15

Easy Going Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is the lively capital of Cambodia where you’ll find colourful temples, colonial buildings and bustling markets. With a guide you’ll visit the highlights of the city which includes a visit to the Tuol Sleng Museum and Killing Fields. You’ll also have free time to explore the city independently – visit the Silver Pagoda, stroll along the boulevard or wander through the National Museum. You’ll stay in a cosy hotel in the city centre.

View of the Angkor Wat temple with orange-robed monks

Days 15-18

Amazing Angkor

The highlight for any trip to Cambodia is the opportunity to discover and explore the famous Angkor Temple Complex. You will have a private, guided excursion of Angkor where you will learn about the history of the temples and statues that are scattered across an area over 25 square kilometres. While in Siem Reap you will stay in a central, boutique styled hotel with swimming pool. The downtown area of Pub Street is only a short walk away, where you’ll find an array of restaurants, bars and the night markets.

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Junk boat cabin in Halong Bay
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Accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City

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If you’d like a little more comfort, we can upgrade your accommodation at various points throughout your itinerary. You’ll stay in a hotel with swimming pool in Hanoi, a swish resort on the river in Hoi An and a stylish hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. In Cambodia you’ll find a beautiful boutique hotel in Phnom Penh and a modern hotel in the heart of Siem Reap with swimming pool.

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