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Essence of Vietnam & Cambodia - 2017

Small group tour
14 days - From £2245*PP

Journey from Vietnam to Cambodia and uncover memorable moments as you discover the essence of these iconic Indochina destinations. Discover Vietnam’s bustling streets in Hanoi and Saigon before cruising through the Mekong on board a cruise boat. Gain insights into the region's past in Phnom Penh and grasp the enormous splendour Indochina has to offer as you witness the sun rising over magnificent Angkor Wat. This journey through Vietnam and Cambodia will create memories to last a lifetime.

Inclusions

  • 09 nights hotel accommodation
  • 04 nights on board an overnight boat
  • breakfast daily
  • 1 brunch
  • 04 lunches
  • 05 dinners
  • 02internal flights within Asia
  • 02 cruises
  • transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  • small group touring
  • entrance fees
  • porterage and incidental tipping
  • Tour Leader based on a minimum of 10 travellers
  • local English-speaking guides
  • arrival and departure transfers.

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NOVEMBER 9th
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NOVEMBER 22nd
(Wednesday)

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£2392*

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£635*
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DECEMBER 7th
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DECEMBER 20th
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JANUARY 11th
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JANUARY 24th
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£2420*

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MARCH 8th
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MARCH 21st
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APRIL 5th
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MAY 3rd
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MAY 16th
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JUNE 7th
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JUNE 20th
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JULY 18th
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AUGUST 2nd
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AUGUST 15th
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SEPTEMBER 6th
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SEPTEMBER 19th
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OCTOBER 4th
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OCTOBER 17th
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NOVEMBER 1st
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NOVEMBER 14th
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DECEMBER 13th
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DECEMBER 26th
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JANUARY 10th
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JANUARY 23rd
(Wednesday)

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£2580*

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£670*
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MARCH 7th
(Thursday)

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MARCH 20th
(Wednesday)

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£2580*

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£670*
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APRIL 4th
(Thursday)

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APRIL 17th
(Wednesday)

Per person from:

£2485*

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£665*
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MAY 2nd
(Thursday)

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MAY 15th
(Wednesday)

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£2360*

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JUNE 6th
(Thursday)

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JUNE 19th
(Wednesday)

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JULY 4th
(Thursday)

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JULY 17th
(Wednesday)

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£665*
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AUGUST 1st
(Thursday)

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AUGUST 14th
(Wednesday)

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£2485*

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£665*
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SEPTEMBER 5th
(Thursday)

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SEPTEMBER 18th
(Wednesday)

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£2485*

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£665*
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OCTOBER 3rd
(Thursday)

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OCTOBER 16th
(Wednesday)

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£2540*

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£680*
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NOVEMBER 7th
(Thursday)

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NOVEMBER 20th
(Wednesday)

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£2540*

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£680*
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DECEMBER 12th
(Thursday)

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DECEMBER 25th
(Wednesday)

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Small Group Tour Itinerary

2018

DAY 1: HANOI (VIETNAM)
Embrace the frenetic energy of Vietnam after arriving in historic Hanoi, and meet your fellow travellers and Tour Leader (or local guide).

Hotel: Tirant Hotel (or similar)

DAY 2: HANOI TO HALONG BAY
Drive from Hanoi to Halong City, the gateway to Halong Bay. Board your private junk boat and begin exploring the magnificent bay which boasts over 3,000 islands.

Cruise: Overnight boat (or similar)

DAY 3: HALONG BAY TO HANOI
Continue your Halong Bay cruise before returning to Hanoi. Stroll through the backstreets of the Old Quarter sampling delicious local snacks and drinking beer local-style at a ‘Bia Hoi’ establishment.

Hotel: Tirant Hotel (or similar)

DAY 4: HANOI TO HOI AN
Discover a few of Hanoi’s highlights including Ho Chi Minh Quarter, House on Stilts, Presidential Palace and One Pillar Pagoda. Fly to Danang and drive to historic Hoi An.

Hotel: Hoi An Historic Hotel (or similar)

DAY 5: HOI AN CITY TOUR
Explore the historic centre of town on a walking tour and visit an old merchant house, a Chinese assembly hall and the famous Japanese Covered Bridge. Hoi An is famous for its clothing tailors and distinct local cuisine. Enjoy the rest of the day immersing yourself in the charming atmosphere of Hoi An.

Hotel: Hoi An Historic Hotel (or similar)

DAY 6: HOI AN TO SAIGON
Enjoy more free time in Hoi An before flying to Saigon. Relax with a sunset drink at a rooftop bar favoured by our guides.

Hotel: Norfolk Hotel Saigon (or similar)

DAY 7: CU CHI TUNNELS
Drive to Cu Chi and gain a unique insight into the incredible network of underground tunnels that formed part of the Viet Cong’s successful strategy in the Vietnam War. Explore Saigon on a walking tour taking in the city’s most impressive sites and landmarks.

Hotel: Norfolk Hotel Saigon (or similar)

DAY 8: MEKONG DELTA
Travel south from Saigon to the Mekong Delta, famously known as the ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam. Board your boat, the Mekong Eyes to begin your exploration of the area, cruising along tributaries of the mighty Mekong. After a delicious lunch on board, explore some of the canals, take a guided walk through a rural village and gain a real insight into the lives of the local people.

Cruise: Mekong Explorer (or similar)

DAY 9: MEKONG DELTA
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast on board before continuing your exploration of the region. Experience the unique rowing techniques of a circular sampan boat as you traverse your way along some of the smaller canals. Visit a coconut candy enterprise and cycle through the back alleys of a local village before returning to your boat for sunset drinks on the deck.

Cruise: Mekong Explorer (or similar)

DAY 10: MEKONG DELTA
Visit Tan Thuan Dong islet where you can either take a walk, or cycle through this beautiful area. Enjoy lunch on board and free time to simply relax as you continue to enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding area.

Cruise: Mekong Explorer (or similar)

DAY 11: TAN CHAU TO PHNOM PENH (CAMBODIA)
Cross the border from Vietnam into Cambodia and travel by speedboat to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital. Begin your exploration of the city with visits to S21 Museum of Genocidal Crime and the Killing Fields of Choeng Ek which highlight the incredible resilience of the people.

Hotel: Frangipani Royal Palace Hotel (or similar)

DAY 12: PHNOM PENH TO SIEM REAP
Take a morning cyclo ride through the backstreets of Phnom Penh taking in some the city’s most prominent and well-known sites including the grand post office and the Independence Monument. Discover the Royal Palace and its famous landmark, the Silver Pagoda which houses a ‘Golden Buddha’ encrusted with more than 9,000 diamonds and a revered ‘Emerald Buddha’. Fly to Siem Reap, gateway to the incredible temples of Angkor.

Hotel: Damrei Angkor Hotel (or similar)

DAY 13: TEMPLES OF ANGKOR
A pre-dawn tuk-tuk ride takes you to Angkor Wat’s seldom-used East Gate entrance. Marvel at the silhouetted central spires and explore the temple grounds. After witnessing a memorable sunrise over Angkor Wat and exploring the temple in depth, travel to the Angkor Thom complex and see the stone head sculptures of Bayon temple. Return to town for lunch before exploring intricately-carved Banteay Srei temple and jungle-covered Ta Prohm temple.

Hotel: Damrei Angkor Hotel (or similar)

DAY 14: SIEM REAP
Transfer to the airport for your onward journey.

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