20 DAYS ●
The perfect blend of sights and
relaxation, this luxurious tour covers
the best bits of Vietnam and Cambodia.
Spending time with an archaeologist
at Angkor and a 2-night cruise on
Halong Bay are just two of the magical
Find your adventurer side amongst Cambodia's largest temple complex
Embrace the captivating charm of the 'Pearl of Asia'
Admire the colourful architecture and enchanting people of Vietnam's capital city
Enjoy a 2 night cruise on the emerald waters of this mystical bay
Our Exclusive Collection Cambodia and Vietnam Revealed Tour Tour has been thoughtfully designed and thoroughly researched to bring you a range of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, many of which are entirely exclusive to us.
View the sunset from Phnom Krom with a glass of champagne
Enjoy a traditional massage in Siem Reap
Watch the spectacular AO Show in Saigon
Afternoon Tea Experience
Arrive at the airport by chauffeured transfer and fly overnight to Siem Reap.
The day begins with a masterclass that takes
you behind the scenes at Angkor with one of
its lead stone conservationists. You’ll learn
little-known secrets about these magnificent
monuments and get a crash course in
conservation techniques. Later, visit Angkor
Thom, the walled city, see the enigmatic
Bayon before exploring the atmospheric Ta
Prohm, a tussle of stone and jungle. The
afternoon is dedicated to the breathtaking
Angkor Wat before a champagne sunset at
Phnom Krom temple. (B,L,D)
High Water Season (Aug to Feb) Cruise to
the lesser-visited Kampong Kleang, a floating
village on Tonle Sap Lake, meeting the lovely
locals and glimpsing a fascinating way of life
- this is a truly unique experience. Continue
to Beng Mealea, a temple lost to the jungle.
Low Water Season (Mar to Jul) Visit a village
to meet some of the locals and pop into
Khapor High School to learn about the library
project. Continue to Beng Mealea, a temple
lost to the jungle. (B,L)
Rejuvenate your temple-weary feet with a
foot spa treatment this morning. Later fly to
Phnom Penh. The ‘Pearl of Asia’ until it was
ravaged by war, Phnom Penh has emerged
once again as a captivating city and a
cosmopolitan capital. (B,L)
See the glittering Royal Palace, the sacred
Silver Pagoda and the National Museum.
Ascend to hilltop Wat Phnom for picturesque
vistas over the city and visit Tuol Sleng, a
humbling reminder of the atrocities committed
by the Khmer Rouge. (B,L)
Enjoy a relaxed morning in Phnom Penh
before flying to Saigon. This evening enjoy
an exquisite dining experience before sitting
down to the cultural extravaganza that is the
‘A O Show’, staged at the magnificent Saigon
Opera House. (B,L,D)
This morning see the French-built Opera
House and Central Post Office, the
Reunification Palace, and the harrowing War
Remnants Museum. This afternoon, take a
cyclo tour of Chinatown and enjoy a walking
tour of a traditional herbal medicine street,
learning about herbs, spices and healing
concoctions as you go. Later, ascend to the
sky deck of the Bitexco Tower for a cocktail
and sunset views. Finally drift gently down
the Saigon River on the Bonsai Cruise, dining
on delicious cuisine as you soak up the night
time views. (B,L,D)
Set sail through the palm-lined canals of the
Mekong Delta in a traditional sampan, passing
sleepy towns and stopping to explore markets
bursting with fresh produce and innovative
home industries. Visit a 19th-century house
and a home that produces coconut candy and
puffed rice before enjoying a lunch served in a
colonial-style villa set in a lush garden by the
river. Return to Saigon. (B,L)
Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels, part of an
elaborate network of excavations used by the
Viet Cong during the Vietnam War. For those
feeling brave, you can attempt a section of the
tunnels for yourself. Later, fly to Danang and
travelling on to Hoi An. (B,L)
This morning wander the old streets, visiting
Hoi An market, the Chua Ong Pagoda and the
elaborate Japanese Bridge before taking tea at
the 'Reaching Out' Tea House. This evening,
sip cocktails and dine on freshly prepared
cuisine as you discover Hoi An’s river culture
with a sunset cruise along the Thu Bon River.
Enjoy a day at leisure in Hoi An. (B)
Travel to Hue. Long considered a seat of
culture, Hue is dominated by its immense
Imperial Citadel, home of emperors from
1802 to 1945. Take a cruise on the Perfume
River to the beautiful Thien Mu Pagoda, and
take part in a Truc Chi workshop, where you'll
learn to create art with bamboo paper. This
evening indulge yourself with a royal dining
Enter the grandiose entrance of the Imperial
Citadel and explore before heading out, along
the river into Hue’s lush surroundings to see
Minh Mang’s tomb. This afternoon try your
hand at making paper flowers in Thanh Tien
village. Later, admire the regal surroundings
of the Tha Om Garden House – the owner, Mr
Vinh, is a descendant from royalty. (B,L)
Fly to Hanoi and take a walking tour through
the city’s Old Quarter before meeting a
water puppeteer who will introduce you to
this traditional 11th-century art and put on
a private water puppet show. Later enjoy a
rejuvenating spa treatment. (B,L)
Hanoi evokes images of an Asia of the past –
European elegance mixed with Asian vibrancy.
Spend the morning exploring the Ho Chi Minh
Quarter and learning about the life of ‘Uncle
Ho’ before visiting the revered Temple of
Literature. Later let us treat you to a divine
Afternoon Tea experience. (B,L)
Halong Bay is a vision of beauty to which
very little compares. Sail on emerald waters
amongst karst peaks aboard your comfortable
cruise ship, spending two nights on the water.
Rise early to practice Tai Chi on deck as the
sun rises, swim off hidden beaches and see
the very best of this unique and beautiful
Reluctantly return to the jetty and travel back
to Hanoi, and enjoy a farewell dinner. (B,D)
Fly to the UK, arriving home the same
or following day and journey home by
chauffeured transfer. (B)
All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs, or you are not sure travelling as part of a group is for you, maybe a Private Tour would be more ideal.
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UK citizens will not need a visa to enter Vietnam for a single entry stay of up to 15 days. Entry visas for Vietnam are required for stays longer than 15 days or for multiple entries into Vietnam within a 30 day period.
A visa is required for entry into Cambodia. Standard visa processing service is included in your tour cost.
For Laos visas are easy to obtain upon arrival and will cost $35.
To call the UK the international access code is 0044 then the number. To call Wendy Wu Tours it is 00 44 207 403 7860. Emergency 24 hour telephone (out of office hours) is 00 44 7984 041 625. Mobile Phones Mobile phones are growing in popularity and you will find high quality coverage. We recommend that you contact your mobile supplier if you intend to use international roaming during your holiday and ensure you investigate all associated costs before you leave the UK.Some hotels may have Wi-Fi which usually comes at an additional cost.
Tipping is an expected element in the tourism industry today and Cambodia is no exception. We have established a tipping system whereby every passenger gives a set amount to the National Escort who will distribute the amount appropriately. On multi-country tips, this amount will be paid in stages on arrival in each country. If there is no National Escort, you will need to give your money to your Local Guides and tipping amounts for each city will be shown in your final itinerary. The amount is calculated for each tour. We will indicate the tipping amounts in your final documents for guidance.
Shopping can be a fun and entertaining component to any travel adventure. In keeping with most people’s interests whilst on holiday, your tour will include a reasonable number of opportunities to shop for local goods and souvenirs. We have included visits to establishments that not only provide an opportunity to purchase a locally produced, but you’ll witness first-hand how these local products are made, their history and how they support the economy. We are aware that people like to take home souvenirs, so we ensure the shops you visit have a reputation for quality, honesty, and authenticity.
The cost of all meals is included in your group tour cost. Breakfast is served in the hotel and usually includes western dishes. We aim to cater to the tastes of the majority of people and so the food is not too spicy or unusual in taste. Any food/diet requests MUST be specified at the time of booking and you should mention it again to the National Escort/ Local Guides when you meet them – they will do their utmost to cater for any special requests, such as vegetarian meals or food to be avoided in case of allergies.
We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.
A 7-minute walk from the bars and restaurants along Pub Street, this upscale hotel features elegant decor. Its airy rooms and suites come with free Wi-Fi, cable TV and a minibar, as well as city or pool views. Other amenities include 3 restaurants, a bar, an outdoor pool and a hot tub, as well as a gym, a spa, a sauna and a steam room....Read more
Warm, contemporary rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, DVD players and air-conditioning. Amenities include 5 restaurants with a range of cuisines, 4 bars, 2 outdoor pools and fitness facilities....Read more
Since 1959, Caravelle Saigon has been Ho Chi Minh City’s landmark 5* address in the heart of the business, shopping and entertainment district. The hotel boasts elegantly decorated rooms featuring full-length windows which overlook the city or Saigon River. Modern comforts include a flat-screen TV, a pillow menu and 24-hour room service in all rooms. Guests can enjoy an international meal served in a casual buffet style on-site.
A classic resort set in twelve acres of lush, landscaped gardens, the Palm Garden is just metres from Cua Dai Beach. Rooms are spacious and classically decorated with a balcony complete with garden or sea views, whilst hotel facilities include a spa, outdoor pool and tennis courts. There is also a free shuttle services to Hoi An old town, just five minutes away....Read more
La Residence Hue Hotel and Spa is a classic colonial villa spread over 2 hectares on the banks of the scenic Perfume River. The well-appointed en-suite rooms are individually designed with beautiful Art deco furniture and spacious terraces. All rooms include a TV, minibar and breath-taking views of the city or river. The hotel is close to Vietnam’s superb attractions - Ho Chi Minh Museum, Dong Ba Market and Hue Train Station....Read more
Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi is located in the heart of Hanoi, a short walk from Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter. The luxuorious 5* hotel offers guests 105 exquisite en-suite rooms with hand-picked luxurious amenities and 21st Century technology. The hotels facilities include restaurants, a bar, a four-season swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. Mediterranean inspired cuisine and Vietnamese specialties are dishes served at Hotel De L'opera Hanoi....Read more
A traditional wooden junk in design, the two Paradise Prestige ships offer a sophisticated and luxurious cruise experience. With a classically elegant interior, both ships have just 15 traditionally-styled cabins, each with large picture windows (plus balconies for some), an en suite bathroom and air-conditioning. The sun deck and lounge area are perfect for relaxation, whilst the dining room serves up freshly prepared Vietnamese and international dishes. Activities offered onboard include fishing, cooking classes, kayaking and Tai Chi.
At Wendy Wu Tours we are all avid adventurers, constantly seeking out the best ways for you to experience Asia. That's why we are Asia experts and the UK's leading Asia tour operator - our customer reviews and numerous awards say it all. This website is all about showcasing both Asia's top sights and its magnificent hidden gems; about the plethora of different types of authentic and exciting experiences that we can offer you; and about giving you the very best holiday, whether it's your first visit or your 10th. Wendy Wu and the team look forward to welcoming you to Asia soon!
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