19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights

Including return international flights plus all flights within Vietnam and Cambodia, all accommodation, overnight cruise of Halong Bay, dedicated air-conditioned transportation, extensive sightseeing and more.

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  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
 

Highlights

 

Journey to stunning South East Asia with an incredible 19 day Trails of Vietnam and Cambodia tour.

Travel through the rich farm land of the Red River Delta from Hanoi to arrive at magnificent Halong Bay. Cruise the emerald waters and admire the thousands of islands that are scattered throughout this World Heritage Site. Enjoy an overnight train ride to the beautiful Sapa area, where you will explore the stunning Muong Hoa Valley and its surrounding mountains and rice terrace fields.

Visit charming Hoi An and learn about this beautiful town with a city tour by foot, taking in the local Hoi An market, Chinese Temple and Japanese Covered Bridge. Journey to the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh City and unearth the eeriness of the Cu Chi Tunnels, a labrinyth of narrow tunnels used during the Vietnam War.

Arrive in Siem Riep and discover the mystical Angkor Wat and Angkor Temples, before making your way to Phnom Penh, where you will spend the last part of your trip exploring this beautiful city.

 
 

Day 1: New Zealand –airplane-takeoff– Hanoi 

Depart from New Zealand to Hanoi. 

Day 2: Hanoi 

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel to check-in.

Day 3: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L ,D) cruise-icon

Today you will travel by coach through the rich farm land of the Red River Delta to arrive at Halong Bay. Designated a World Heritage site in 1994, Halong Bay’s spectacular scatter of islands, dotted with wind and wave-eroded grottoes, is a vision of ethereal beauty. Upon arrival, you will board a ship to visit the thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. The sails of junks and sampans gliding along the clear and emerald waters of the bay form a magnificent scene that blends into the sky. You will also have the opportunity to visit some of the hidden grottoes beneath the towering cliffs.

Day 4: Halong Bay – Hanoi – train-icon – Lao Cai (B, L)   

Awake early and participate in Tai Chi on the top deck or simply relax and enjoy the sunrise over the bay’s towering islands, a sight that’s not to be missed. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or tea, before setting out to explore nearby islands by rowboat. Return to the junk for breakfast, before taking advantage of the sundeck and admiring the amazing rock formations of Halong Bay. In the evening, you will be transferred to the train station for your overnight journey to Lao Cai Province via railways.

Day 5: Lao Cai – Sapa – Tribal Villages Excursions (B, L)

Arrive at Lao Cai railway station in the early morning, then drive straight to your hotel for breakfast. The drive will take approximately one hour. Afterwards, discover Lao Chai village, Muong Hoa Valley and the surrounding mountains and rice terrace fields. Next, visit the Black H’mong village in Lao Chai and stroll to Ta Van village. Return to Sapa by car in the afternoon. 

Day 6: Sapa Trekking – Express car to Hanoi (B)

Following breakfast, continue exploring Sapa. The soft-trekking will approximately 3 hours to Ta Phin Village. Afterwards, take an express car from Sapa to Hanoi, where you will arrive back in Hanoi around 9 pm.

Day 7: Hanoi (B, L)

This morning after breakfast, enjoy half a day city Hanoi City tour to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum visit (a monumental edifice built to commemorate the Vietnamese Revolutionary leader).  One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature and Tran Quoc Pagoda one of the oldest pagodas of Vietnam.

Optional: Hanoi Street Food. Enjoy a walk around the Old Quarter in the afternoon and appreciate the local lifestyles as you wind through Hanoi’s streets. Taste Northern Vietnamese delicacies such as: stuffed pancake, banh my, stuffed sticky rice balls, egg coffee and more. Additional cost applies.  

Day 8: Hanoi – airplane-takeoff – Hoi An (B)

Today you will take a domestic flight to Danang and then transfer to Hoi An. Arrive at your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.  

Day 9: Hoi An  – Walking Tour (B, L)

Today explore Hoi An on foot, visiting an old merchant’s home, Hoi An Market, a local Chinese temple and the Japanese Covered Bridge. The bridge was first constructed here in the 1590s by the Japanese community to link them with the Chinese quarters. Over the centuries, the ornamentation has remained relatively faithful to the original Japanese design. The French flattened out the roadway for cars, but the original arched shape was restored in 1986. Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to wander through the town or relax at one of the many cafés along the picturesque Thu Bon River.  

Optional: Hoi An cooking class. Start your Hoi An cooking class with a special signature welcome drink. Get your hands dirty and try your skills at cooking your own dish. Learn theory and watch demonstrations’ for the first two courses, before cooking for yourself under the chef’s observation. You will then have time to enjoy your own food. Additional cost applies.

Day 10: Hoi An  (B)

Free day at leisure – continue exploring the Ancient Quarter or head to the beach/swimming pool to relax. 

Optional: My Son Sanctuary & Thanh Ha Village. Depart the hotel for the 40km journey outside Hoi An. Arrive at My Son Sanctuary, a great sample of ancient Champa civilisation situated in the southern region of Vietnam. Admire the great number of exquisite stone sculptures, temples and towers nestled in the tropical jungle. There will be a traditional music show you can choose to enjoy. Additional cost applies.

Optional: Golden Bridge. Head to the Ba Na mountain foot, we’re you’ll travel by cable car up to the Marseille station. Get out and take a short walk to the Golden Bridge. Newly opened to the public in June 2018, the bridge which was built in the midst of the forest stands out in yellow. This unique architecture is a capitvating sight, with the impressive structure of grey hands supporting the bridge. Afterwards, head to a romantic flower garden – Le Jardin D’Amour. The 9 gardens are 9 interesting stories in 9 unique architectural styles. These create a poetic and colourful space. Next, walk to visit Linh Ung Pagoda where you can admire its sophisticated architecture together with a 27m high Shakyamuni statue. Additional cost applies.

Day 11: Hoi An – Danang –airplane-takeoff– Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Today is free at leisure before your transfer for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. On arrival, the remainder of the day is at leisure.  

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City (B)

After breakfast, you will have a half day tour of Ho Chi Minh City with highlights such as, Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office and the War Remnant Museum, before having the chance to soak up the atmosphere of Ben Thanh market, one of Ho Chi Minh’s liveliest areas. In the afternoon, we continue on to the Cu Chi Tunnels. During the Vietnam War, guerrilla fighters built a labyrinth of narrow tunnels, using them to hide in during bombing raids and to stage surprise attacks. Today, the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction, giving visitors a unique understanding of what life was like during the Vietnam War.

Optional: Saigon Dinner Cruise. Spend the evening enjoying a special dinner on-board while the cruising along Saigon River. Additional cost applies.

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City (B)

After breakfast, explore the Saigon city at your own pace.

Optional: Mekong Delta Trip. Travel to Ben Tre to discover the unique lifestyle of inhabitants living along the Mekong Delta. Board your cruise on Ben Tre River (one of the tributaries of Mekong River) before stopping at a brickworks to see how bricks are made in the traditional style by printing and baking. Next, visit a coconut processing workshop located along the canal. Walk to a local family workshop to observe how sleep mats are made while enjoying some fresh fruits and tea. You’ll then take either a motor cart or bicycle under shady trees, pass green rice fields and vegetable plains, all whilst getting a feel for the traditional and tropical culture of this stunning place. Enjoy lunch at a riverside restaurant, before taking a row-boat in the afternoon along water palm creek, before taking a boat back to Hung Vuong Pier, where your transport will be waiting to take you back to Ho Chi Minh City. Additional cost applies.

Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City –airplane-takeoff– Siem Reap (B)

Today you will be transported to Ho Chi Minh City airport for your flight to Siem Reap. On arrival at Siem Riep Airport, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 15: Siem Reap – Angkor Temples (B,L)

Spend a full day discovering the mystical Angkor temples. Your day starts with a visit to Angkor Wat, followed by a visit to the ancient Ta Prohm Monastery.

In the afternoon, visit Angkor Thom (the Great City) beginning by the west gate and the famous Bayon of the 12th and 13th centuries. Journey to the Elephant Terrace and the raised Leper King Terrace, built in the 12th century and which features many beautifully sculptured Apsaras. Tonight is at leisure.

Optional: Phare Circus. Siem Reap’s most unique, authentic, top rated evening entertainment. You’ll feast your senses on a 90-minute spectacle that blends riveting theatre with folk music and distinctly Cambodian stories. Commend the determination of the young circus artists, many of who are from challenging social and economic backgrounds, as they hypnotise the audience with their energy and emotion. A must-see when visiting Siem Reap and after a day of sightseeing at the temples, there is simply nothing better than attending this show. Additional cost applies.

Day 16: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh (B)

You have free time at leisure in the morning before your journey by bus to Phnom Penh. Spend five hours driving through rice fields, visiting Kampong Cham along the way.

In the late afternoon, you’ll arrive in Phnom Penh and check-in to your hotel where the rest of the evening is at leisure.

Day 17: Phnom Penh  (B,L)

This morning we take in everything Phnom Penh has the offer, The Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and Wat Ounalom. Afterwards, enjoy shopping for unique souvenirs at Central Market. Over lunch we watch the royal dance rehearsal by the Apsara Arts Association.

Later, the mood will turn slightly sombre, as we travel to the place journalists camped on the eve of the Khmer Rouge takeover. Paying our respects, we will visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a former school served as Khmer Rouge prison, before heading to the Choeung Ek Killing Field, to learn about the devastating events in history that affected the lives of many Cambodians. 

Day 18: Phnom Penh –airplane-takeoff– New Zealand (B)

Enjoy a day at leisure before being transferred to the airport for your flight home.

Day 19: New Zealand

Arrive home in New Zealand this morning.

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return international flights, plus all flights within Vietnam and Cambodia
  • All transfers throughout Vietnam and Cambodia 
  • 16 nights’ twin share accommodation
  • Delicious breakfast daily
  • Overnight sleeper train to Sapa
  • Overnight Halong Bay cruise, including all meals whilst on-board
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation with English speaking tour guides throughout
  • All site entrance fees as per the itinerary 

Highlights: 

  • Cruise the spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Halong Bay on-board a traditional Vietnamese Junk
  • Discover spectacular Sapa with a soft-trek through local villages and rice terraces
  • Enjoy an in depth city tour of Hanoi and its best sights 
  • Take a walking tour of the quaint riverside town of Hoi An, visiting important landmarks including Hoi An Museum, the Japanese Covered Bridge and Thu Bon River
  • Experience the world of the Cu Chi freedom fighters with a visit to the famous Cu Chi Tunnel system 
  • Discover the mystical Angkor Wat and Angkor Temples
  • Explore the beautiful city of Phnom Penh
 

Fine Print

 

 How to book:

  • Bookings essential 
  • Within 72 hours of completing your booking request online you will receive an email from our Travel Partner which will include a link to complete their mandatory booking form
  • The booking form must be completed as per passport details to secure your requested travel date
  • If your requested date of departure is not available, the tour supplier will contact you directly
  • Completion of this booking form will allow the tour supplier to secure air tickets and tour components
  • Voucher valid for 1 person(must purchase 2 vouchers)
  • Book early to secure your desired date and time.

Deposit Information:

  • A deposit of $1,030/$1,380 per person are due at the time of purchase in order to secure your date
  • All peak season surcharges and interstate surcharges (if applicable) are also due at the time of purchase and will be reflected at the checkout stage
  • Final Payment is due 120 days prior to travel and will be collected by our Travel Partner. If you book within 120 days of travel, you will be sent an invoice within 7 days for final payment
  • Invoices will be emailed to you in advance and it is your responsibility to ensure payments are made prior to the due date
  • Final payment is non-refundable and non-transferable 
  • Should payment not be received by the due date, your booking will be cancelled and all prior payments will remain strictly non-refundable. 
  • Your tour is subject to availability at the time of your booking. We advise you to book early to avoid disappointment

Tour Excludes: 

  • Travel insurance
  • Tipping
  • Visas
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the itinerary or ‘Optional’

Single Supplement:

$530 per person in addition to the twin share voucher.

You will be contacted by our Travel Partner after submitting your booking form to pay the single supplement. 

Tour Only: Unfortunately, tour only options is not available for this deal.

Group Sizes: 2 -30 people 

Accommodation: The accommodation listed below may be subject to change, but will remain of a similar or higher standard. Any changes remain beyond our control and all efforts are made to communicate these as soon as possible. We endeavour to always book non-smoking rooms however these cannot be guaranteed

Hanoi: Chalcedony Hotel or similar 
Sapa: Sunny Mountain Hotel or similar 
Halong Bay: Oriental Sails or similar 
Hoi An: Hoi An Silk Luxury hotel or similar 
Saigon: Le Duy Grand Hotel or as similar
Siem Reap: Lotus Blanc Hotel or similar
Phnom Penh: V Phnom Penh Hotel or similar

Triple Share: Not available  

Optional Tours:

Hanoi Street Food – $83 per person
Golden Bridge – $154 per person
My Son Sanctuary & Thanh Ha Village Tour – $77 per person
Hoi An Cooking Class – $94 per person
Mekong Delta – $143 per person
Saigon Dinner Cruise – $94 per person
Phare, the Cambodian Circus – $72 per person

You will be contacted by our Travel Partner after submitting your booking form to book any optional tours. 

For more information see the itinerary.

Tipping: Tips and gratuities are not included in the package and are at your own discretion (as a guide, approx. NZD $5-$12 per person, per day as per the industry standard). While not compulsory on your trip, tips can make a big difference to locals employed in the tourism industry. 

Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend that all customers purchase Travel Insurance as soon as they make a purchase on our website. Help cover yourself for the unexpected with Webjet Travel Insurance, we highly recommend it. Click here for a quote.

Visas: Visas are not included. It is the traveller’s responsibility to ensure they meet the visa requirements for the country they are visiting. Webjet Tours is unable to provide visa advice.

Any deposits paid at the time of purchase are non-refundable.

 

Travel Dates

 

2019:

1 October*
8 October*
15 October*
22 October* 
29 October*
5 November* 
12 November* 
19 November* 
26 November* 
3 December***
10 December***

2020:

4 January***
8 February***
22 February***
29 February***
14 March
21 March
4 April**
18 April**
2 May
16 May
6 June
20 June
4 July**
18 July**
1 August
15 August
5 September*
19 September*
3 October
17 October
31 October
14 November
5 December*** 

 * $200 peak season surcharge  per person applies 

 ** $400 peak season surcharge  per person applies 

 *** $800 peak season surcharge  per person applies 

Availability on departure dates listed in Fine Print is subject to change. True availability is shown on the availability calendar after clicking on the BOOK NOW button

Bookings not accepted when within 65 days of departure

 

Flight Information

 

Airline information:

  • Return economy flightsdeparting Auckland with Air New Zealand, Thai Airways, Vietnam Airlines, China Airlines via Taipei, and their codeshare partners or similar
  • Wellington and Christchurch customers – A $350 interstate surcharge per person applies
  • Flights include one piece of checked-in baggage per person weighing no more than 20kg
  • Once your booking is confirmed, no further changes can be made, and your booking will remain non-refundable, non-changeable and non-transferable

Flight Conditions:

  • Note that the total length of the package includes time spent in-flight as specified in the itinerary
  • Some flights may depart a day before/after, involve up to 2 transits, stopover or a substitute airline
  • Full names (First, Middle & Surname) as per passport must be provided at the time of booking. Names cannot be changed once booked
  • One-way flights cannot be accommodated. All flights within the package must be utilised, any flight intentionally forfeited will result in later flights being cancelled
  • All flights have been booked to meet minimum connection times as per airline policy and fare rules
  • Flight itineraries will be provided with final documentation
  • Airline schedule changes can occur and are beyond our control. If you have received your documents an updated itinerary will be provided

Flight Options:

Date/Itinerary Variations:

  • Flights will be ticketed as per the dates and itinerary of the tour unless otherwise advised at the time of completing the booking form
  • If we can accommodate your request at no additional cost flight tickets will be issued as per the request on the booking form and acknowledgement will be sent via email
  • If your flight variation incurs additional airfare and taxes a request for payment will be sent via email. If payment is not received by the date and time advised Webjet Tours will proceed to book flights as per the dates of the tour
  • Any additional accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. Any alteration to the original flight itinerary offered will forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport

Cabin/Class Upgrades (where applicable):

  • Please select your preferred cabin class from the drop-down box on the booking form at the time of making your purchase
  • The quote will be sent via email only. Failure to pay by the stipulated date and time will result in the quote expiring, by which Webjet Tours will proceed to book the economy airfare included in your package
  • A flat fee of $350.00 per person for this service, plus any additional airfare and taxes will be quoted if choosing to upgrade your flights to another cabin class
  • Any additional accommodation outside the tour itinerary will need to be arranged at your own expense. Any alteration to the original flight itinerary offered will forfeit the included airport transfer (if applicable) and you will need to make your own way to and from the airport

 

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Package Inclusions
  • Return international flights, plus all flights within Vietnam and Cambodia
  • All transfers throughout Vietnam and Cambodia 
  • 16 nights’ twin share accommodation
  • Delicious breakfast daily
  • Overnight sleeper train to Sapa
  • Overnight Halong Bay cruise, including all meals whilst on-board
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation with English speaking tour guides throughout
  • All site entrance fees as per the itinerary 
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