Embarking on Vietnam and Cambodia holidays offers a captivating blend of cultural exploration and natural beauty. These enticing destinations, with their rich history and diverse landscapes, promise unforgettable experiences.
Vietnam’s bustling cities, serene countryside, and iconic landmarks like Ha Long Bay create a tapestry of experiences. Meanwhile, Cambodia’s ancient wonders, such as the awe-inspiring Angkor Wat, unveil a glimpse into its glorious past. Numerous Vietnam and Cambodia holiday packages cater to different interests, whether it’s temple-hopping, traditional cuisine, or vibrant markets. Explorers can relish the enchanting Mekong Delta, immerse themselves in local traditions, and witness the harmonious coexistence of modernity and tradition. Each step on this journey is an opportunity to uncover the magic of these Southeast Asian gems.
Popular Destinations for Vietnam and Cambodia Holidays
Vietnam and Cambodia, two captivating Southeast Asian countries, have risen to the top of many travelers’ bucket lists due to their rich history, vibrant cultures, and breathtaking landscapes. From bustling cities to serene countryside and ancient temples to modern marvels, these nations offer an array of diverse experiences that leave a lasting impression on all who visit. Let’s delve into some of the most popular destinations that make Vietnam and Cambodia holidays truly unforgettable.
1. Hanoi, Vietnam: The bustling capital of Vietnam, Hanoi, is a sensory delight that encapsulates the country’s unique blend of tradition and modernity. The historic Old Quarter, with its narrow streets and colonial architecture, offers a glimpse into the past. Don’t miss the chance to savor authentic Vietnamese cuisine in local eateries and explore the vibrant markets that come alive with colors and flavors.
Hanoi Old Quarter
2. Ha Long Bay, Vietnam: A UNESCO World Heritage site, Ha Long Bay is an ethereal seascape characterized by emerald waters and towering limestone pillars. Cruising through this natural wonder is a surreal experience, as you witness islands shrouded in mist and discover hidden caves adorned with stunning formations.
3. Sapa, Vietnam: Nestled in the northern highlands, Sapa is a haven for nature enthusiasts and trekkers. The terraced rice fields and mist-covered mountains provide a breathtaking backdrop for hiking adventures and cultural encounters with local hill tribes.
Sapa – Vietnam
4. Ninh Binh, Vietnam: Often referred to as “Ha Long Bay on Land,” Ninh Binh captivates with its stunning karst landscapes, rice paddies, and tranquil waterways. Take a boat ride through the intricate Trang An Grottoes and soak in the serenity of Tam Coc’s lush scenery.
5. Hoi An, Vietnam: Step into a time capsule in the ancient town of Hoi An, where lantern-lit streets, well-preserved architecture, and a serene riverside ambiance create an enchanting atmosphere. Renowned for its tailor shops and bustling markets, Hoi An is a haven for shoppers and cultural enthusiasts alike.
Hoian Ancient Town
6. Hue, Vietnam: The former imperial capital, Hue, offers a glimpse into Vietnam’s regal past. The Imperial City and its majestic citadel stand as a testament to the country’s rich history. Explore ancient palaces, ornate temples, and the iconic Perfume River that meanders through the city.
Hue Imperial City
7. Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam: A dynamic metropolis, Ho Chi Minh City pulses with energy and modernity. Skyscrapers stand alongside historic landmarks like the War Remnants Museum and Notre-Dame Cathedral, offering a fascinating juxtaposition of the old and new.
Ho Chi Minh City
8. Mekong Delta: Spanning across both countries, the Mekong Delta is a mesmerizing region of winding waterways, lush rice paddies, and floating markets. A boat cruise along the Mekong River immerses you in the rhythms of local life, as you witness villagers going about their daily routines.
9. Siem Reap, Cambodia: The gateway to the awe-inspiring Angkor Wat complex, Siem Reap is a treasure trove of ancient temples and archaeological wonders. Sunrise over Angkor Wat is a moment of pure magic, as the temple’s spires are bathed in golden light, creating a sight that lingers in memory.
Angkor Wat – Siem Reap
10. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: The capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, exudes a blend of elegance and somber reflection. Explore the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda, and the harrowing sites of the Killing Fields to gain insights into Cambodia’s complex history.
Phnom Penh City
Vietnam and Cambodia holiday packages offer a seamless way to explore these captivating destinations, ensuring you don’t miss out on any of the cultural, historical, and natural wonders that these countries have to offer. Whether you’re drawn to ancient temples, bustling markets, serene landscapes, or vibrant cities, a journey through Vietnam and Cambodia promises a tapestry of experiences that will leave you inspired and enriched.
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Great trip of a life time! I would definitely recommend Indochina Treks Travel Co., Ltd to anyone planning trips, especially to Sapa. They offer a variety of tours to suit all budgets and interests, and their guides are passionate about sharing their knowledge of Vietnam with...read moreI would definitely recommend Indochina Treks Travel Co., Ltd to anyone planning trips, especially to Sapa. They offer a variety of tours to suit all budgets and interests, and their guides are passionate about sharing their knowledge of Vietnam with their guests. I and my friends are quite satisfied thanks to the well-organized tour. We stayed in comfortable hotels and had delicious food, the sights are stunning. Couldn't be happier! Will come back with Indo Trerks Travel many times more.read less
The best journey with Indochina Treks Travel in Halong bay Thanks to Indochina Treks Travel, me and my family had the best experience ever when visiting to Halong bay. The services and the foods were beyond my expectation, we had a fun trip around Ha Long bay and the scenery...read moreThanks to Indochina Treks Travel, me and my family had the best experience ever when visiting to Halong bay. The services and the foods were beyond my expectation, we had a fun trip around Ha Long bay and the scenery was so beautiful and fantastic! Not to mention the funny experience when we tried kayaking. I love this and I am sure that I will be back in the next summer with Indochina Treks Travel.read less
Vietnam and Cambodia the best way From start to finish Kelvin from Indochina treks was amazing. He made many changes for us and put together the most amazing 21 day trek for us. Planes, trains, automobiles, san pans, boats, push bikes, Vespas even small round dish...read moreFrom start to finish Kelvin from Indochina treks was amazing. He made many changes for us and put together the most amazing 21 day trek for us. Planes, trains, automobiles, san pans, boats, push bikes, Vespas even small round dish boats made of reeds, you name it Kelvin had contacts for it. Hotels were first class, our guides were friendly, approachable and super knowledgeable. Our adventure was a treat from arriving in Hanoi to flowers and gifts to leaving Siem Reap and heading back to Thailand. From the bottom of our hearts, thanks for everything mate. Jeff and Chris.read less
Vietnam and combodia Tour We booked our family trip to vietnam and combodia. Our tour operator indochina treks travel made a very wonderful arrangement specially all the hotels, the food which was provided to us was very nice. Our both children and my mother,...read moreWe booked our family trip to vietnam and combodia. Our tour operator indochina treks travel made a very wonderful arrangement specially all the hotels, the food which was provided to us was very nice. Our both children and my mother, wife enjoyed lot. Safe journey, comfortable with guide. Our tour Head Mr. Kelvin Do, their teams helping so much in our tour. Our trip was a unforgetable experience.read less
See The Real Vietnam & it's people Getting to see the real Vietnam throughout my entire 14 day journey was what enamoured me about my trip with Indochina Treks, and their ability to work daily during the trip to assure I was achieving the goals I had...read moreGetting to see the real Vietnam throughout my entire 14 day journey was what enamoured me about my trip with Indochina Treks, and their ability to work daily during the trip to assure I was achieving the goals I had outlined for the trip. The help of their staff was fantastic. For me the ability to go touring with my tour guide on the back of a motorbike was the only way to get into areas to see the real Vietnamread less
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Indo China Treks We used Indo China Treks to organise all our internal flights, transfers, accommodation and tours. It was a simple process, there were no issues and we were kept informed from start to finish. A personal thanks to Kelvin Do and...read moreWe used Indo China Treks to organise all our internal flights, transfers, accommodation and tours. It was a simple process, there were no issues and we were kept informed from start to finish. A personal thanks to Kelvin Do and Rosie Hunyh for everything, they were brilliant. True travel professionals.read less
Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call the travel consultant whom you deal with and then our hot line contact. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please send us a detailed message and contact information by email, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible.
Our all travel consultants use WhatApps. Please ensure that you have the contact number. It's best to buy a local sim-card. Most hotels offer free wifi. So it's very easy to contact in urgent case.
If you book small group tour option, please note that the tour combines with our other tours. As such, the staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments.
You can start the tour on any date (please contact our consultant in advance to avoid peak dates or holidays) and customize itinerary with extra days/activities at any destination.
If you book private tour for your group, we will use private cars, different stationed guides at each location. For some long routes (or Halong/Mekong cruise package), private car would be not necessary, and very expensive (unless you are a big group). We would suggest join bus transfer where possible then.
For all internal flights - if included, we would use any as Vietnamairlines, Vietjesair, Jestar, Cambodia Angkorair or Laos Airlines, depending on the itinerary. Most domestic flights in Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar, airlines would use small 70 seat ATR72 for short distances. Most airlines in Vietnam use the Airbus A321. 20kg for checkin luggage and 7kg for hand-bag is included in the price.
International flights pre/post tour must be booked by your self before travelling date.
Train travel in Vietnam is very basic and not at western standard. Sleeper trains normally have 4 seats per compartment, which convert into sleeping bunks (two upper and two lower). A sheet, pillow and blanket are provided. At times, passengers of different genders may be required to share a sleeper train berth and/or share a compartment with people not travelling in your group. For short distance - 3 hours (as Hue to Danang or vv), you will do the trip on soft/hard seat carriage.
Simple food is available on the train but many people like to stock up on freshly baked bread, cheese and fruit prior to departure. You should have meal and buy water before the journey.
Train journeys in Vietnam are an experience and allow you to get a real taste of Vietnam.
We would use different hotel categories and you can select any basing on your budget. So your travel companions would not stay at the your hotel. A Hotel Voucher will be provided once your tour is confirmed with all hotel details. In case suggested hotels are full, we would use others of similar standard/price.
Note*: if you want other hotels instead of our suggested ones, please contact us for details.
Yes, there is. Free wifi is available at all hotels in Vietnam.
Most of the cafe, hotel, Shop, Restaurants in Vietnam also provide free wifi.
Compare to other neighboring countries, Wifi access in Vietnam is so much convenient.
All airport transfers are included in the tour price. You should provide us your arrival/departure flight details and we will arrange things basing on the information. A meeting sign with your name and all flight details will be sent to you. Please be ready at the lobby at pointed time for pickup.
Driver/guide should always be present at the airport before your arrival time. If you could not find the driver, please contact your travel consultant who you deal with. For any reason that airport transfer could not be arranged, please take the taxi to the hotel. We will refund the money then.
Travel insurance is not included in our tour price. When travelling with us, you are suggested to buy insurance that covers all medical coverage, cancellation, personal liability, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects.
We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travelers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewelry at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage.
Be aware that petty theft can be an issue in some towns and cities especially late at night. A common tactic is opportunists on motorbikes that drive by and snatch bags. Please always leave valuables and passports etc in your hotel in safety boxes if available and only carry with you enough cash to spend for the day. Bags should always be carried over the neck and not left to sit on your shoulder.
Modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders (Long pants, long skirts, shirts that cover shoulders)
Shawl or scarf (for temple visits)
Note*: Please pack clothing for the season in which you will be travelling. From Dec-Feb weather can be cold, so please pack warm clothing. From May-Nov it is the wet season, so please bring waterproof clothing.
All tickets (required)
Passport (required) (With photocopies)
Hotel & Tour Vouchers
Meeting sign (with your names and flight details that we will use for transfers)
It is customary in Asia to tip service providers such as waiters, at approximately 10%, depending on the service. Tipping is expected - though not compulsory - and shows an expression of satisfaction with the people who have assisted you on your tour. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. There are several times during the trip where there is opportunity to tip the local guides or drivers we use. Recommendations for tipping drivers and local guides would range from $3-$5 USD per person per day depending on the quality and length of the service.
Please note that visas for Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos are the responsibility of the individual traveler. The visa requirements for your trip vary depending on where you are from and where you are going. For the most up to date information please check your Governments Foreign Ministry website or with you travel agent as rules do change.
CAMBODIA - Visas can be obtained at the Cambodian border or Siem Reap Airport for approx. $35 USD very easily. Please have *at least* 2 passport photos with you as well.
VIETNAM - As of March 2017, a select 80 nationalities are now eligible to enter Vietnam with an E-Visa. Please contact your Foreign Ministry or Vietnamese consulate to see if your nationality is eligible. Please note that you should ONLY apply for a Vietnam E-Visa if you are entering Vietnam by international airport - either Noi Bai International Airport (Hanoi) or Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City).
If you are entering Vietnam by land border, please apply for a regular visa for Vietnam. Many of the land borders we travel through do not accept the Vietnam E-Visa. Please view this link to apply E-Visa: https://evisa.xuatnhapcanh.gov.vn/web/guest/trang-chu-ttdt
We will help you apply an approval letter for visa on arrival if you enter Vietnam through international airports. You will have to pay for stamping fees to the custom at the airport.
LAOS - Visas are issued upon arrival in Laos. You will need two passport size photographs and approx $35. Tourists are generally admitted to Laos for 15 days with a visa on arrival or for 30 days with a visa issued at a Lao embassy. Please bring visa photos with you.
Please be aware that you will require four clean pages (minimum) in your passport and at least six months validity.