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Cambodia & Vietnam: Bonfires & Banh Mi

bangkok & surrounds Tours Cambodia & Vietnam: Bonfires & Banh Mi

Cambodia & Vietnam: Bonfires & Banh Mi

Plug into the electricity of Bangkok and Cambodia's bustling streets, get a living history lesson as you look upon Angkor Wat's ancient stone faces, and bliss out on white-sand beaches. Combine must-see highlights and free time to explore, and you've got the Southeast Asia journey of a lifetime.  

  • Style: Guided Small Group Adventure Tour
  • Duration: 20 days/19 nights
  • Starts in: Bangkok
Guide Price £891
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Highlights:
  • Explore the bustling streets of Bangkok
  • Revel in the majesty of Angkor Wat
  • Relax on the golden beaches of Koh Rong
  • Shop Hoi An's quaint streets
  • Float through Halong Bay
Itinerary:

Day 1 Bangkok      
Arrive at any time and welcome to Thailand's bustling capital - Bangkok!      

Day 2 Bangkok to Siem Reap    
Cross the border from Thailand into Cambodia, your home base for exploring Siem Reap and the incredible Angkor Wat. Taste all manners of salty, sweet, spicy, and sour with a delicious Khmer meal at a restaurant kickstarted by our non-profit partner, Planeterra, or with a local family. Opt to check out Phare Circus, a uniquely Cambodian experience.      

Day 3 Siem Reap
Watch the sun rise over the majestic and mystifying ruins of Angkor Wat before spending the rest of the day discovering this ancient city your way. Opt to end your day with a Sunset Quad Bike ride through the outskirts of Siem Reap. Later, head to the infamous Pub Street, where the party goes round the clock. Grab a bite to eat (deep-fried tarantula, anyone?) and let the beats move you through market stalls and bars as you wait for tomorrow’s sunrise.      

Day 4 Siem Reap to Phnom Penh    
Travel to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s busy capital nestled along the mighty Mekong River. Get your bearings on an orientation walk and spend the rest of the evening at leisure.    

Day 5 Phnom Penh      
Spend the day diving deep into Phnom Penh's culture and history. Opt to reflect on one of Cambodia’s darkest periods with a visit to the Tuol Sleng Prison and the Killing Fields. Or venture to the Silver Pagoda or Royal Palace for a more peaceful experience. Later, discover the foodie side of this city on a street food crawl.  

Day 6 Phnom Penh to Koh Rong      
Ride in style to Sihanoukville and board a boat to your own private beach on Koh Rong island. Take the afternoon to taste local seafood, snorkel the coral reefs, or sit back and relax with a drink before hitting the warm waves.  

Day 7 Koh Rong    
Enjoy your last full day on this pristine island. Do anything you might have missed the day before, like snorkelling, fishing, hiking, or kayaking. Wait 'til after sunset to swim in a sea of blue sparkles caused by phosphorescent plankton.  

Day 8 Chambok Homestay      
Head back to the mainland and journey to Chambok Village where you’ll spend the night and get to know the local people over a delicious Cambodian home cooked meal. Immerse yourself in the community and wander around this remote region.  

Day 9 Chambok Homestay to Ho Chi Minh City      
Cross another border into Vietnam, stopping in the famed Ho Chi Minh City where you'll spend the night in a popular backpackers’ hostel. Take this chance to visit the Ben Thanh Market for souvenirs and handicrafts before taking in the buzzing nightlife. Choose to venture to one of the many rooftop bars for a panoramic view and live music.    

Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City to Nha Trang      
Feel the pulse of Vietnam’s biggest city on a CEO-led orientation walk, with free time after to double back to your favourite spots. Shop 'til your heart's content, immerse yourself in local culture, or just wander the streets to take in the city's unique vibe. Tonight, catch up on sleep on an overnight train to Nha Trang.  

Day 11 Nha Trang
Welcome to the eastern sea. Take this morning to explore local shops and markets, rejuvenate in a therapeutic mud bath, relax on the beach, or visit nearby historical sites before an evening street food crawl.    

Day 12 Nha Trang to Da Nang    
There’s more free time to explore Nha Trang today, so soak it all in. Then, hop on an overnight train to continue to Hoi An, stopping first in Da Nang for a short transfer.

Day 13 Da Nang to Hoi An  
Set out on an orientation walk of the city before spending free time in the afternoon. Dig even deeper and choose between a cooking class, cycling to the beach, visiting a tailor, or exploring old town. Tonight's the night for your big night out, grab a drink on our tab and reminisce about your favourite adventures so far.      

Day 14 Hoi An      
Noodles might be fun to eat, but they’re even more fun to make. Find out how during a visit to G Adventures-supported Oodles of Noodles. The rest of the day is yours, so see what you can discover. Choose to visit the ancient ruins of My Son, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or cruise down the Thu Bon River.  

Day 15 Hoi An to Hue    
Head north to the Imperial City of Hue. There’s lots to do here, with options to visit the indestructible Royal Citadel and tombs, cruise along Perfume River, or jump on a motorbike and ride around like the local people.    

Day 16 Hue to Phong Nha      
Your second day in Hue comes with more free time to enjoy the city. In the afternoon, travel through Vietnam's stunning countryside to the green rocky mountains of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park.    

Day 17 Phong Nha to Hanoi    
Today, opt to head underground to explore the awe-inspiring caves of Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, where the oldest karst mountains and longest cave in Asia are found. Then it’s an overnight train to Hanoi.      

Day 18 Hanoi to Ha Long    
After arriving in Hanoi, the bustling capital of Vietnam, take a private bus to the iconic Halong Bay for a seafood lunch cruise and cave exploring.    

Day 19 Ha Long to Hanoi
Feel like you've gone back in time with an orientation walk through Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Then stop for a drink at Bia Hoi Corner, a spot that serves bia hoi, a local beer made of rice and wheat - and costs a mere $0.25USD per glass!  

Day 20 Hanoi      
Today, it’s time to say goodbye to your group of newfound friends; depart at any time.

Departs:
Frequent departures Nov 2020 - Dec 2021.  

Prices
Guide Price £891
per person (based on 2 adults sharing)
Inclusions
  • 6 nights simple hotels, 9 nights hostels, 1 night homestay & 3 nights sleeper train
  • Journey by air-con bus, walking, junk boat & local boat
  • 15 breakfasts, 2 lunches & 2 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/11/2020 to 19/01/2022. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.
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