Angkor to the Bay with return flights


One of our most popular tours which takes you on a voyage of discovery – from the breathtaking majesty of the temples of Angkor, through to the spectacular natural grandeur of Halong Bay – experiencing all manner of delights en route.

Members from: $4,795 P.P Twin ShareNon-members from: $4,890 P.P Twin Share

  • Type

    Escorted Touring

  • Destination

    Asia

  • Supplier

    Wendy Wu

  • Booking Code

    WWATHB

  • Departs

    Multiple departures available. Enquire for more details.

  • Company

    Wendy Wu


Includes


  • Temples of Angkor: Visit the majestic temple of Angkor and embrace your inner explorer

  • Hoi An: Enjoy the old world ambience of this delightful city

  • Halong Bay: Drift on emerald waters amongst the picturesque peaks of this famous bay

  • Hanoi: Discover the colonial charm of Vietnam's capital city

  • International flights and current taxes

  • Accommodation

  • Domestic transportation

  • Touring with guides and entrance fees

  • All meals (14 breakfasts, 13 lunches & 14 dinners)


Our Angkor to the Bay itinerary has been intricately designed for those who wish to see iconic sites and magnificent treasures. You'll travel with the assurance that all your arrangements are taken care of, with international flights, accommodation and all the touring listed below. You will be accompanied by our industry-leading National Escorts whose unparalleled knowledge and talent will turn your tour into an unforgettable experience.

Itinerary

Day 1: Fly to Siem Reap

Fly to Siem Reap. Depending on your time of arrival the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

Day 2: Tonle Sap Lake

High water season (Aug to Feb) Visit Beng Mealea, a mysterious temple overrun by the jungle. Enjoy a cruise on Tonle Sap Lake, visiting the community of the floating village of Kampong Kleng. Return to Siem Reap via Artisan D'Angkor, an organisation working to revive traditional Khmer arts and crafts. This evening enjoy dinner and an Apsara dance show. Low water season (Mar to Jul) Head to Beng Mealea to explore this mysterious temple overrun by the jungle. Drop by Artisan D'Angkor after visiting the floating village of Chong Kneas. This evening enjoy dinner and the Apsara dance show.

Day 3: Explore Angkor

The seat of the Khmer Empire between the 9th and 15th centuries, the Angkor complex includes over 1,000 temples. Enter the walled city of Angkor Thom and head to its heart to see the enigmatic Bayon, followed by the atmospheric Ta Prohm. This afternoon is dedicated to the indescribable Angkor Wat. Later, take a leisurely boat ride on the moat of Angkor Thom and view hidden elements of the ancient Khmer water systems.

Day 4: Discover Phnom Penh

Fly to Phnom Penh, a city of airy boulevards and colonial villas. Visit the magnificent Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda before admiring the artefacts at the National Museum.

Day 5: Fly to Saigon

Visit the harrowing Tuol Sleng Museum before climbing up to the hilltop Wat Phnom. Fly to Saigon.

Day 6: Explore Saigon

The city of Saigon is a treasure trove of fascinating heritage. Visit the colonial Central Post Office, the Reunification Palace and the chilling War Remnants Museum.

Day 7: Mekong Delta Cruise

Drive down to Ben Tre to take a cruise on the mighty Mekong. This area is known as the ‘Rice Basket of Vietnam’, the rich and fertile lands producing huge amounts of rice, coconuts, vegetables and tropical fruit. Return to Saigon.

Day 8: Cu Chi Tunnels

Discover the history of guerrilla warfare at the Cu Chi Tunnels, used by the Viet Cong during the war. Return to Saigon, fly to Danang and transfer to the UNESCO-listed town of Hoi An.

Day 9: Discover Hoi an and Tra Que Village

Drive out into the countryside to the small farming community of Tra Que. Here you can enjoy the lush green countryside and see the farmers at work. After lunch take a walking tour of Hoi An, a laidback, traditional town, to see the elaborate Japanese Bridge, a Chinese temple and the bustling market. Stop en route to visit Reaching Out, a social enterprise craft workshop, and watch the artisans at work.

Day 10: Cruise the Perfume River

Enjoy a morning at leisure in Hoi An where you can further explore, relax or visit the beach. Depart for Hue, travelling over the scenic Hai Van Pass. Later in Hue, cruise along the Perfume River to the picturesque Thien Mu Pagoda.

Day 11: Hue’S Imperial Citadel

Take a morning visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Royal Tombs of Emperors Khai Dinh and Minh Mang, a complex of 40 monuments set amongst gardens and pools. Move on to a beautiful old maison that has been transformed into a Truc Chi workshop, where you’ll learn to create art with bamboo paper. Continue to the Imperial Citadel and Forbidden Purple City.

Day 12: Hanoi Cyclo and Water Puppets

Fly to Hanoi. This afternoon take a thrilling cyclo ride through the Old Quarter and enjoy a flavourful Vietnamese coffee at a café overlooking Hoan Kiem Lake. Spend the evening watching a traditional water puppet show.

Days 13 14: Halong Bay

Spend two days aboard a comfortable cruise ship sailing amongst magnificent karst peaks on the tranquil green waters of Halong Bay. Spend the night on the boat before returning to Hanoi and attending The Quintessence of Tonkin show, a spectacular open-air performance celebrating the rich history of northern Vietnam.

Day 15: Explore Hanoi

Explore the sights of Hanoi, visiting the Ho Chi Minh Quarter, the Stilt House, One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature.

Days 16 17: Depart Hanoi Arrive Australia

Fly to Australia, arriving home the same or following day.


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Disclaimer


All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. Our tour prices are from prices based on per person, twin share and are subject to the availability of specific economy class fare levels. 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.