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The Very Best of Vietnam & Cambodia Tour

Home Icon 22-day Very Best of Vietnam and Cambodia starting at £4,195 £3,995pp

Vietnam and Cambodia are the very essence of Indochina, and are a magical part of the world to explore. Ancient and modern worlds collide throughout to create a truly thrilling adventure; the hustle and bustle of local markets, phenomenal landscapes, archaeological treasures, and tranquil villages.

With gastronomic delights, friendly people and so much of their unique character and traditions still in evidence, Vietnam and Cambodia are a delight to discover on Distant Journeys’ Very Best of Vietnam & Cambodia escorted tour.

As you would expect from Distant Journeys, you’ll find a number of once-in-a-lifetime experiences within our itinerary; there is a very special two-night stay on Vietnam’s breath-taking Ha Long Bay, you’ll explore one of Asia’s most awe-inspiring landmarks, Angkor Wat in Cambodia; and what’s more, a wonderful three-night cruise on the mighty Mekong is included – a relaxing and delightful way to experience and explore this region as we travel between Vietnam and Cambodia.

SPECIAL OFFER: Book by 30th November 2021 to save £200 per person on all tours to Vietnam & Cambodia departing from September 2022.

The Very Best of Vietnam & Cambodia, 22 days from only £4,195 £3,995 per person

Our 22-day Very Best of Vietnam & Cambodia tour includes everything you would expect from a holiday in Asia. If you would like more information about a particular hotel or destination, please click on the orange text as you scroll through the day by day itinerary.

If you are due to travel before September 2022, you will follow a slightly altered 23-day itinerary. Please click here to view.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Depart UK
  • Day 2: Hanoi, 3 nights
  • Day 3: Hanoi
  • Day 4: Hanoi Freedom Day
  • Day 5: Halong Bay, 2 nights
  • Day 6: Halong Bay
  • Day 7: Hoi An, 3 nights
  • Day 8: Walking tour of Hoi An
  • Day 9: Hoi An Freedom Day
  • Day 10: Hue, 2 nights
  • Day 11: Hue’s Imperial Citadel
  • Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City, 2 nights
  • Day 13: Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Day 14: Mekong Cruise, 3 nights
  • Day 15: Gao Giong
  • Day 16: Chau Doc – Sam Mountain – Vietnam/Cambodia Border
  • Day 17: Phnom Penh, overnight
  • Day 18: Siem Reap, 3 nights
  • Day 19: Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm
  • Day 20: Siem Reap Freedom Day
  • Day 21: Depart Siem Reap
  • Day 22: Arrive UK

Day 1: Depart UK

Depart with Cathay Pacific from the UK airport most convenient for you. Choose from London Heathrow, London Gatwick or Manchester. Alternatively, you can choose to fly direct to Hanoi from London Heathrow with Vietnam Airlines.  No matter which airline you choose, there will be no additional cost.

 

Included meals: In-flight meals and drinks

 

Alternative airline – Emirates

If you prefer, you may fly with Emirates via Dubai from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle or Glasgow for a supplement of £395 per person

 

Day 2: Hanoi, 3 nights

All flights with Cathay Pacific to Hanoi travel via Hong Kong. After clearing customs, we transfer to our hotel and our home for the next three nights, the delightful Pan Pacific Hanoi. If flying Vietnam Airlines, your flight arrives early morning, so you may wish to arrange a guaranteed early check-in.  Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi offers a rich Asian culture, mixed with Chinese and French influences. The afternoon is at leisure to settle in to your surroundings. Perhaps take a stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake or should you prefer, there is the opportunity this afternoon to meet Mr Nguyen Viet Hung, former winner of the Tea Masters Cup. Be captivated by stories, sample different teas and learn the secrets to brewing the best cup of tea. Early evening, enjoy a welcome drink with your Tour Manager and fellow travellers, so we may become better acquainted and learn more about our adventure ahead.

 

Included meals: In-flight meals and drinks

 

Day 3: Hanoi

Hanoi is an immediate assault on the senses, and we begin our morning tour with a cyclo (similar to a rickshaw) ride through the Old Quarter. Packed with charming colonial architecture, Buddhist temples and pagodas, the ancient commercial streets are named after the original businesses that were housed here. We visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the final resting place of ‘Uncle Ho’, before viewing the one pillar pagoda and the 11th century Temple of Literature. Later we visit the Ethnology Museum for a unique insight into the 54 ethnic groups that make up the Vietnamese people, together with a traditional water puppet show.

 

Included meals: Breakfast and lunch

 

Day 4: Hanoi Freedom Day

Today offers us the freedom that this wonderfully old-fashioned city deserves. With the full support of our Tour Manager, perhaps enjoy the delights of Hanoi at our own pace, joining one of many local photographic tours, taking a relaxing cyclo ride around the cobbled streets, or indulging in a specialist cooking class to explore the five fundamental tastes of Vietnamese cuisine. We can also help arrange a full day excursion to ‘Halong Bay on Land’, Ninh Binh.

 

Included meals: Breakfast

 

Day 5: Halong Bay, 2 nights

Tour Highlight

Halong Bay is one of Vietnam’s must-see destinations, famed for its emerald waters, staggering limestone islands, and untouched rainforests. Once in Halong, we travel in style on our first-class vessel, the Au Co, for a stunning two-night cruise around this UNESCO World Heritage Site. After enjoying lunch whilst cruising into the bay, we head to the fascinating floating village of Cua Van, with a population of just over 700, to see how these remarkably independent locals live. The day ends with dinner on deck, watching the sun set over this dazzling paradise.

 

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 6: Halong Bay

Why not start your day with a Tai Chi lesson on the sun deck, before we cruise through the spectacularly serene Lan Ha Bay? Once arriving at Cat Ba Island, we venture on a short cycle ride to Viet Hai Village, where we learn about community life in the heart of Cat Ba National Park. Trinh Nu Cave, with its stunning array of stalactites and stalagmites, is our next destination at the heart of the picturesque Halong Bay. The evening is reserved for a delicious on-board barbecue with fellow passengers.

 

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 7: Hoi An, 3 nights

After breakfast we head to Halong’s famous Sung Sot Cave, before getting back onboard our journey to the mainland whilst soaking up the beautiful panoramas. Once there, we take the awaiting coach back to Hanoi, before flying to Danang. After landing, we journey to archaic Hoi An, settling into the first-class Hoi An Silk Marina Resort & Spa, where we stay for the next three nights

 

Included meals: Breakfast

 

Day 8: Walking tour of Hoi An

Tour Highlight

A famed UNESCO World Heritage Site of grand architecture, the once major trading port of Hoi An is a fascinating time-warp of Japanese temples, Chinese warehouses, and Dutch and French colonial houses. We embark on a tour of Hoi An by foot, encompassing the beautiful Chua Ong Pagoda, symbolic Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, pristinely preserved Tan Ky House, and the 17th century Japanese Bridge. We also take a scenic boat trip along the Thu Bon River, before offering some afternoon downtime to unwind by the hotel pool, or join an optional lantern making class for those creative types amongst us!

 

Included meals: Breakfast

 

Day 9: Hoi An Freedom Day

Today offers an opportunity to relax and enjoy the hotel’s facilities, or alternatively head out for some further exploration of the area. It may appeal to you to take a cookery class at a local organic farm, or visit the captivating Hindu temple ruins of My Son, constructed as early as the 4th century. Alternatively, visit Tra Que Village and learn about community farming techniques, before enjoying a fresh and tasty lunch made from locally farmed produce.

 

Included meals: Breakfast

 

Day 10: Hue, 2 nights

This morning we are treated to a spectacular drive over the Hai Van Pass along the Vietnamese coastline, a 19km stretch of road climbing to 3,000ft (914m) above sea level. This afternoon we visit the majestic Minh Mang Tomb, before continuing to the iconic seven-storey Thien Mu Pagoda, where resident monks continue to practice. We cruise back into the city along the Perfume River to our centrally situated Eldora Hotel, where we spend two nights.

 

Included meals: Breakfast and lunch

 

Day 11: Hue’s Imperial Citadel

Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and originally the settlement of the Cham people, the Imperial city of Hue was capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen Dynasty. After breakfast at the hotel we visit the Imperial Citadel, modelled on the Forbidden City in Beijing. The Citadel was sadly destroyed in the war, but, along with many surrounding buildings, is being slowly restored. Soon after we visit the dazzling former residence of Princess Ngoc Son, before taking time in the afternoon to do as we please. You may want to travel to the local village of Than Tien to learn the 300-year old craft of paper flower making, or try your hand at the delicate art of Truc Chi – making paper from bamboo pulp

 

Included meals: Breakfast and lunch

 

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City, 2 nights

We rise early today to catch our transfer to the airport, where we fly on to Ho Chi Minh City. After checking in at the upmarket Liberty Central Riverside Hotel, our accommodation for the next two nights, we offer opportunities to visit the one remaining stronghold of Catholicism in the city, Notre Dame Cathedral, and explore the War Remnants Museum – a graphic depiction of war in Vietnam. We also visit the city’s perfectly preserved, French colonial Central Post Office, and take a stroll along Dong Khoi Street to the delicately featured Saigon Opera House.

 

Included meals: Breakfast and lunch

 

Day 13: Cu Chi Tunnels

Tour Highlight

After breakfast we journey into the stunning countryside – once the stronghold of the Viet Cong, who fought against the US and South Vietnamese governments in the Vietnam War. We visit the Ho Chi Minh Agricultural Village, where we join a Vietnamese cooking class, and continue afterwards to the Cu Chi Tunnels – a vast, 250km underground network used by the Viet Cong as hiding spots, for communication, and as supply routes during the war. Our visit provides a captivating insight into how the Viet Cong lived and fought. This evening offers an optional dinner at ‘Dining in the Dark at Noir’, a dining experience like no other!

 

Included meals: Breakfast and lunch

 

Day 14: Mekong Cruise, 3 nights

Tour Highlight

Our fabulous three-night cruise between Vietnam and Cambodia begins when we head to My Tho, gateway to the Mekong Delta, to embark our vessel, the RV Bassac Pandaw. This elegant, hand-built cruise ship is traditionally styled and has an ultra-shallow draft, enabling it to travel to remote areas which are unreachable by other passenger-carrying vessels. After a delicious lunch, we disembark to travel by sampan through mangroves and bamboo forests to Ben Tre, known for its fruit orchards. This area is rich in birdlife, which we can savour as we journey slowly through the tranquil waterways before arriving at a local village which specialises in rice wine. We learn how these specialities are made and of course try them for ourselves! Back on board, this evening we will be entertained by a Vietnamese Cultural Group whose performance highlights life on the Mekong Delta.

 

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 15: Gao Giong

Enjoy a relaxing morning sailing through the Mekong Delta, gleaning insights into life along this mighty waterway as we go. After lunch, we take a short coach journey through the verdant countryside to Gao Giong. Literally meaning ‘green oasis’, Gao Giong is a thousand-acre listed wildlife sanctuary and eucalyptus plantation. We explore the canals in rowing boats to view the nesting areas of egrets and a multitude of other water birds – there will be wonderful photo opportunities! Once back on board the RV Bassac Pandaw, there’s time to freshen up before a delicious dinner is served in the light, airy restaurant.

 

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 16: Chau Doc – Sam Mountain – Vietnam/Cambodia Border

This morning we will dock alongside the picturesque border town of Chau Doc where travel by sampan to its famous floating markets. Although Vietnam’s main religions are Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism, there is a community of Vietnamese Muslims in Chau Doc, and we visit a local village to meet members of this community and observe their lifestyle. Next, we board minivans for a short drive to beautiful Sam Mountain, location of Phuoc Dien Tu, otherwise known as Hang Pagoda. We climb the 400 steps to the top of the pagoda, proclaimed an ‘official historic monument’ in 1980. Later, we return to the RV Bassac Pandaw and cruise the local canals before we drop anchor on the Vietnam / Cambodia border to go through immigration formalities.

 

Included meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

Day 17: Phnom Penh, overnight

After a wonderful three days cruising the Mekong River, our time on board the RV Bassac Pandaw has sadly come to an end, and we disembark in Phnom Penh, where we visit the striking Royal Palace – the official residence of Cambodia’s King Norodom Sihamoni – built in 1866. We also have the privilege of viewing the Silver Pagoda, whose floor is covered with 5,000 silver tiles, and the magnificent, near life-size Buddha, made from solid gold and encrusted with almost 10,000 diamonds.

Despite the splendour and the optimism that you will no doubt observe in Cambodia, there is no escaping its dark recent history, in which Pol Pot’s savage Khmer Rouge regime (1975-79) cost thousands of innocent people their lives. To learn more about these troubled times, we first visit Tuol Sleng (also known as S-21), the former high school turned prison where captives of the Khmer Rouge were held, before their fate at the Killing Fields awaited them. Today it is a museum, where the haunting faces of some 17,000 people who passed through its gates are displayed. Only seven survivors lived to tell the tale. From here we journey on to the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek, where a memorial provides an emotive yet chilling tribute to the fallen. This afternoon’s visit is a sobering and powerful cultural experience, providing us with an important insight into the resilience and spirit of the Cambodian people. Later in the afternoon we arrive at the exemplary Palace Gate Hotel, for our overnight stay.

 

Included meals: Breakfast and lunch

 

Day 18: Siem Reap, 3 nights

Tour Highlight

Our journey to Siem Reap begins with transfers to the airport. It is here, in this celebrated north-western city, that we explore Asia’s most famous and highly anticipated landmark, the temples of Angkor. This amazing monument was originally constructed as a Hindu temple dedicated to the God, Vishnu. This afternoon we visit the South Gate of Angkor where the statues of good and evil line the entrance, and the richly decorated Bayon, adorning the face of the Buddhist King Jayavarman VII. The afternoon sees us visit 10th century Hindu Temple, Phimeankas, the Terrace of Elephants and the Terrace of Leper Kings, located inside the walled enclosure of the Royal Palace of Angkor Thom. After an epic day, we finish with a sunset cruise along the moat of Angkor Thom.

 

Included meals: Breakfast and lunch

 

Day 19: Angkor Wat and Ta Prohm

Tour Highlight

Angkor Wat is synonymous with Cambodia, and the temple’s famous five spires are featured on the country’s national flag. For early risers amongst us, there is the opportunity to experience sunrise over this epic temple, at an additional cost. Following breakfast, we return to Angkor Wat, the world’s largest religious monument, to fully discover this enchanting temple, which features high classical style Khmer architecture. Spread across a massive site, we’ll weave throughout the bewitching temple grounds, experiencing the alchemy of such incomprehensible designs. We close the morning’s adventure with a visit to the temple of Ta Prohm, where tree roots hold this spectacular shrine together. The afternoon is reserved for your own leisure, though the evening offers the option to visit the Phare Circus, which supports the development of Khmer youth through a programme of arts and performance.

 

Included meals: Breakfast

 

Day 20: Siem Reap Freedom Day

Our tour Manager will be on hand to help us make the most of this freedom day in Siem Reap. Having spent time exploring the city’s most iconic attraction, Angkor Wat, you may wish to indulge in other experiences in and around the city, particularly those linked to social enterprises formed to support the local people. How about learning to cook traditional Khmer cuisine, or visiting one of the city’s thriving local markets? You may choose to visit a neighbouring village, where you can interact with locals and discover more about their rural daily lives, or indulge your curiosities with a bamboo weaving workshop. Or perhaps it is time for you to simply breathe out and relax? The choice is yours.

 

Included meals: Breakfast

 

Day 21: Depart Siem Reap

Take the opportunity to relax before the homeward journey, or squeeze some last-minute souvenir shopping around Siem Reap before we depart for the airport. Our flights to our chosen UK airport operate via either Hong Kong with Cathay Pacific, Hanoi with Vietnam Airlines, or Bangkok and Dubai with Emirates.

 

If you would like to break the journey home with a stopover in either Hong Kong (if flying with Cathay Pacific) or Dubai (if flying with Emirates), we have a choice of hotel packages offering a 2-night stay including breakfast and return airport to hotel transfers.  If you’d like a longer stay, extra nights can be added.  Please contact us for full details.

 

Included meals: Breakfast, and in-flight meals and drinks

 

Day 22: Arrive UK

After 22 amazing days full of unforgettable memories, our incredible adventure comes to a close as we arrive into our chosen UK airport this morning.

 

Included meals: In-flight meals and drinks

 

Very Best of Vietnam & Cambodia – Departure dates & prices

All of the departure dates for our 2021/2022 season Very Best of Vietnam & Cambodia tours have an exciting Special Offer. Book by 30th November 2021 to save £200 per person on all tours to Vietnam departing from September 2022.

 Departure date Price (pp) Availability Offer
 2022
 13 January* SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
 10 February* SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
 17 February* SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
 03 March* SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
 07 November £4,195 £3,995 JUST LAUNCHED SAVE £200 per person
 2023
 30 January £4,295 £4,095 JUST LAUNCHED SAVE £200 per person
 13 February £4,295 £4,095 JUST LAUNCHED SAVE £200 per person
 06 March £4,295 £4,095 JUST LAUNCHED SAVE £200 per person

*These dates follow a slightly altered 23 day itinerary. Please click here to view.

Prices: Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin or double room.

Single occupancy supplement: £995. If travelling before September 2022 the supplement is £1,445

Deposit: £1,000 per person if travelling in economy class, £1,950 per person if travelling in premium economy, and £3,750 per person for business class.

Stopovers: Extend your holiday with a stopover in Dubai from £345 per person return.

Visa information: An e-tourist visa is required for travel to Vietnam and a Cambodian visa is also required.

Flight upgrades

Upgrade your flights with Cathay Pacific or Vietnam Airlines. Premium Economy from £1,095 per person return, or Business Class from £2,395 per person return.

Emirates upgrade to Business Class flights from £3,495 per person return.

Travel times

For information on daily travel timings, please refer to the relevant itinerary on our website.

Important information

Prices are subject to the availability of flights in the lowest available booking class and may change, however the correct price will always be confirmed before you book.

So much included

Our escorted holidays to Vietnam & Cambodia are designed to include must-see sights and memorable experiences in your tour price. And the new Very Best of Vietnam & Cambodia tour is no exception as so much of what you will experience is already included in the price. That’s all your scheduled international flights, overseas transfers, expertly chosen hotels, daily breakfast and several other meals too, experienced local Tour Manager and several amazing excursions, already paid for.

Flights with leading scheduled airlines

  • Return economy class flights
  • Choose to fly with with Cathay Pacific via Hong Kong from London Heathrow, London Gatwick or Manchester or with Vietnam Airlines from London Heathrow
  • Alternatively, fly with Emirates via Dubai from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle or Glasgow. A supplement from £395 per person will apply
  • All domestic flights within Vietnam & Cambodia
  • All airport charges, security charges and any applicable fuel surcharges
  • UK Air Passenger Duty

Carefully selected hotels

  • First-class hotels in great locations
  • All hotel porterage
  • Applicable hotel taxes

Many meals

  • Daily breakfast, worth £285 per person
  • Nine lunches
  • Two dinners

Mekong River Cruise

  • All meals

Unforgettable experiences

  • Sightseeing tours in Hanoi, Hoi An, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City and Phnom Penh
  • Two-night cruise around Halong Bay and Lan Ha Bay
  • Vietnamese cookery class
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Temple complex of Angkor

On the ground

  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager and local guides
  • All overseas transfers
  • Modern, air-conditioned coaches throughout

100% confidence

  • Your holiday is covered by our Price Promise
  • Your holiday is fully ATOL protected
  • Your holiday is covered by our Covid policy

Pan Pacific Hotel, Hanoi

Enjoying views over West Lake, the Red River and Truc Bach Lake, the Pan Pacific Hanoi offers a calm oasis to relax in during your stay in Vietnam after a day exploring the bustling city. It’s set in the Old… Find out more >
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Au Co Cruise, Halong Bay

A cruise through Halong Bay on the Au Co is not to be missed. With space for just 66 guests, the cruise is an intimate journey through one of the world’s most spectacular natural landscapes, marked a world heritage site… Find out more >
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Silk Marina Resort & Spa, Hoi An

A peaceful oasis and a tranquil retreat from the lively city of Hoi An, the Hoi An Silk Marina Resort is located two kilometres outside of the city, overlooking the banks of the Thu Bon River. Hoi An Silk Marina… Find out more >
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Eldora Hotel, Hue

Located just 500 metres from the Perfume River, the Eldora Hotel in Hue is the perfect base from which to discover Vietnam and the historic city of Hue, once the country’s capital. With its opulent, French-inspired décor, this is a… Find out more >
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Liberty Central Riverside Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City

On the edge of Ho Chi Minh City’s Central Business District, overlooking the Saigon River, the Liberty Central Saigon Riverside hotel offers four-star accommodation and a stylish base for your stay in Ho Chi Minh City. This hotel is well-placed… Find out more >
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RV Bassac Pandaw, Mekong River Cruise

Travelling between Vietnam’s Mekong Delta and Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, our cruise on the Mekong River on board the intimate RV Bassac Pandaw is one of the stand-out highlights of our tours of Vietnam and Cambodia departing from… Find out more >
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Palace Gate Hotel & Resort, Phnomh Penh, Cambodia

Centred around a lovingly restored French villa, once the seat of the French colonial government, the Palace Gate Hotel and Resort Phnom Penh is as steeped in history as it is decadent and luxurious. Modern accommodation combine with traditional Angkorian… Find out more >
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Lotus Blanc Resort, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Offering 4-star luxury, the Lotus Blanc Resort in Siem Reap is a lovely boutique hotel in one of Cambodia’s most popular destinations, and one of the hotels included in our escorted tours of Cambodia. Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy signature welcome… Find out more >
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When booking onto our Very Best of Vietnam & Cambodia tour departing from September 2022, save £200 per person by booking your place by 30th November 2021. Please call our team for more details.

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