CU CHI TUNNELS, MEKONG DELTA & ANGKOR WAT
Join us on this incredible 15-day tour to Vietnam and Cambodia and discover the distinct history
and culture of these amazing countries. Travel through the lush Mekong Delta, soak up the bustling
atmospheres of Ho Chi Minh, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. Visit the Cu Chi tunnels, the floating markets
and villages of Chau Doc and Can Tho, the tragic Killing Fields of Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge and witness the
sunset over the temples of Angkor Wat on this unforgettable holiday.
Dublin to Abu Dhabi
Depart Dublin for Abu Dhabi. On Arrival in Abu Dhabi Airport meet your professional tour manager and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Evening meal at own expense. Overnight at your hotel in Abu Dhabi.
Day 2 :
Breakfast at your hotel. This morning there will also be a fully guided city tour. Afternoon free to enjoy at your leisure. Evening meal at own expense. Overnight at your hotel in Abu Dhabi.
Day 3 :
Abu Dhabi – Ho Chi Minh City
Breakfast at your hotel and check-out. Transfer to check-in for your flight. Arrive at Ho Chi Minh Airport and meet your Tour Manager
for transfer by executive coach to your hotel. Evening meal at your hotel included. Overnight at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.
Ho Chi Minh City
Breakfast at your hotel. Today enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh. Visit Rue Catinat, the heart of old colonial Saigon. Afterwards, tour the Reunification Palace and the War Remnants Museum. Lunch in a local restaurant is included. Also explore the fascinating and vibrant area known as Chinatown, Thien Hau Pagoda and the Ben Thanh Markets. Evening meal at own expense. Overnight at hotel.
Cu Chi Tunnels
Breakfast at your hotel. This morning visit the amazing tunnel network of Cu Chi. This incredible system, covering almost 250km in length was shelter to over 16,000 Vietcong guerrillas during the wars. Initially started in 1948 to provide shelter against the French air and ground sweeps, the network went on to serve as communication routes, storage facilities, hospitals and living quarters for Vietnamese fighters throughout the American war. If you are interested (and game!) you can even descend into the tunnels to learn more about the harsh conditions faced by Vietcong guerrillas who lived there. Lunch in a local restaurant is included. Transfer back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh & free at your leisure in the afternoon. Evening meal at own expense. Overnight at your hotel.
Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Can Tho
Breakfast at your hotel and check-out. Travel from Ho Chi Minh to Cai Be where you will board a traditional wooden boat, stylishly fitted out with bamboo chairs and lounging cushions to tour the colourful floating market of Cai Be, afterwards visiting a historic Mandarin house dating from the 19th century. Lunch in a local restaurant is included. After lunch, continue to Phu An hamlet passing by the beautiful Cai Be church. Visit local home factories to see how rice paste is made. Travel from Ba Bon Bridge to check into your hotel in Can Tho. Evening meal at your hotel is included. Overnight at your hotel.
Cai Nong – Cai Rang – Chau Doc
Breakfast at your hotel & check-out. Drive to the boat pier, where you will travel in a small motorboat on Cai Nong canal to visit the
floating market of Cai Rang. You will be surprised by the huge variety of products sold at the market, from the well-known fruits like
mangos and bananas to the most exotic ones like mangosteens & star apples. Following the activity of the market, you will then enter
the labyrinth of the channels and streams surrounding Can Tho, and from the boat you can observe resident daily life on the river.
Lunch at own expense. Continue onto Chau Doc and check-in to your hotel for evening meal. Overnight at your hotel in Chau Doc.
Chau Doc Sightseeing
Breakfast at your hotel. Today explore bustling river life around Chau Doc, visiting the Floating Villages, whose inhabitants live and work all their lives on the river. Stop at one of the typical houses, and see how they raise fish in nets directly under the house itself. Continue
to the distinctive Cham Village, on the other side of the river, with its thriving Muslim community. Lunch is included today. Continue by coach to Tra Su Cajuput Forest where you will enjoy the beauty of wild Cajuput Forest and witness various species of birds and egrets hovering in the sky and perching on the treetops. The green trees, dark water and voice of birds in harmony with nature makes the trip not only worthwhile but unforgettable. Evening meal at own expense. Overnight at your hotel in Chau Doc.
Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
Breakfast at your hotel and check-out. After breakfast board the BLUE CRUISER Speedboat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh. On arrival at around noon time, check-in your hotel where you will have some free time to have lunch at your own expense. In the afternoon, visit the elegant National Museum & Wat Phnom the birthplace of the capital. Evening meal at a local restaurant & overnight at your hotel.
Phnom Penh Sightseeing
Breakfast at your hotel. Enjoy a guided tour of Phnom Penh including the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, the official residence of King Norodom Sihamoni. Learn about a chapter from Cambodia’s more recent past at the Museum of Genocide, a memorial to the thousands of victims that passed through these doors. Lunch is included today. Following lunch, travel outside Phnom Penh to the
Killing Fields of Pol Pot’s regime. If time allows you will visit the Central Market. Evening meal at own expense. Overnight at your hotel.
Phnom Penh – Siem Reap – Rolous Temples
Breakfast at your hotel and check-out. Fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. Lunch at your own expense. Transfer by coach to the wonderful Roluos Group Temples. These Temples comprise of the three oldest temples during the 600-year Angkorian Period: Preah Ko, Bakong, Lolei. The three temples share similar architectural features – they are made up of square-shaped brick towers and have arched gateways built as entrances to courtyards. Evening meal at the famous Charney Tree Restaurant. Overnight at your hotel.
Angkor Thom & Angkor Wat
Breakfast at your hotel. Visit the ancient fortified city of Angkor Thom, covering an area of 10 square km and enclosed by a wall and wide moate. This area includes the Terrace of the Elephants, the Terrace of the Leper Kings, the Royal Enclosure, and mysterious Bayon
Temple before exploring the crowning jewel of Khmer architecture, Angkor Wat. The largest, best preserved, and most religiously significant of the Angkor temples, Angkor impresses visitors both by its sheer scale and beautifully proportioned layout, as well as the delicate artistry of its carvings. Lunch and Evening meal at own expense. Overnight at your hotel in Siem Reap.
Breakfast at your hotel. Spend the day free at leisure. Lunch & evening meal at own expense. Overnight at your hotel in Siem Reap.
Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh
Breakfast at your hotel and check out. Free time at leisure until you’re transferred to the airport for return flight to Ho Chi Minh City.
Connect with your departure flight to Abu Dhabi and onward to Dublin. Arrive home.
15 Days / 14 Nights
• Return flights from Dublin to Ho Chi Minh with Emirate Airways or Etihad Airways
including taxes and charges
• Internal flights from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap and from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh
including taxes and charges
• Professional tour manager and executive coach transfers throughout tour
• 2 nights accommodation in Abu Dhabi including breakfast
• 3 nights accommodation in a 5* hotel in Ho Chi Minh including breakfast
• 1 nights accommodation in a 4* hotel in Can Tho including breakfast
• 2 nights accommodation in a 4* hotel in Chau Doc including breakfast
• 2 nights accommodation in a 4* hotel in Phnom Penh including breakfast
• 3 nights accommodation in a 4*
• 5 evening meals and 5 lunches included
• Fully guided tour of Abu Dhabi
• Sightseeing tour of Ho Chi Minh including Cholon (Chinatown) and Ben Thanh Market
• Visit to the Cu Chi tunnels
• Travel by traditional boat (sampan) through the Mekong Delta
• Visit to the vibrant floating villages of Chau Doc including markets and a traditional
• Guided tour of Phnom Penh including the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda
• Visit to the tragic Killing Fields of Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge
• Visit to the remarkable temples of Angkor including Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat & Roluos
Price is based on a minimum group size travelling staying in twin/double rooms. Single room supplements apply. Price includes all airport taxes & charges.
If you are travelling alone and are willing to share a twin room with another group member of the same sex, we will do our best to accommodate this request although it
cannot be guaranteed. Non refundable / non transferable deposit of €350pp required at time of booking. Balance due 10 weeks before departure (2% charge on balance
payments made by credit card). Price includes 1 standard piece of checked-in luggage. Optional insurance available from €45pp (terms & conditions apply). Irish Passport
holders require a visa for this holiday. A cost applies and details will be sent after booking. Non-Irish passport holders please contact us for further information. City taxes
may apply, payable locally at your hotel. Flights, hotel, taxes, prices & itinerary subject to change GTI is fully licensed and bonded in accordance with the Commission of
Aviation Regulation (T.A. 0533). E&OE
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