12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights

Including return international flights plus all transfers within Vietnam and Cambodia, all accommodation, delicious breakfast daily, dedicated air-conditioned transportation, English-speaking tour guides throughout and more.

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  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
  • 12 day Southern Vietnam and Cambodia tour with flights
 

Highlights

 

Immerse yourself in the beauty of South East Asia, with an incredible 12 day Southern Vietnam with Cambodia tour.

Explore the city of Ho Chi Minh City, visiting the sights of the Notre Dame Cathedral, War Remnant Museum and the bustling Ben Thanh market. Unearth the eeriness of the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about their importance during the Vietnam War. Spend a couple of days wandering around this lively city, before boarding your flight to Siem Riep.

Discover the mystical Angkor Temples, starting at the stunning Angkor Wat, before continuing on to the ancient Ta Prohm Monastery. Travel to Phnom Penh, taking in the amazing rice fields as you go. Reflect on the history of the Khmer Rouge takeover, and how this piece of history has affected the lives of many Cambodian locals.

 
 

Day 1: New Zealand – airplane-takeoff – Ho Chi Minh City 

Depart from Australia to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City 

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

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City (B)

This morning is spent discovering Saigon with highlights such as, Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, War Remnant Museum and soaking up the atmosphere at Ben Thanh market, one of Ho Chi Minh’s liveliest areas.

Afternoon is free of leisure for your own exploration. You may sign up for the following optional activity.

Optional: Saigon Unknown Parts. Join us on a guided tour to discover the lesser known parts of Saigon. To get us started we will board a coach for 20 minute drive to the Saigon riverside in District 3 where we find a local floating fruit market. Walk along to learn about a variety of tropical fruits grown in the Mekong Delta and transported here daily by boats. The exploration also includes the colourful flower market nearby. From here we will walk along the narrow alleys of the Old Saigon, stopping at a special local café where the owner still prepare the coffee in the way as it was decades ago. Take a cup while interacting with the locals all around then transfer back to the hotel. Additional cost applies.

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)            

Visit 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. Following lunch at a local restaurant, you’ll be transferred back to the city where lecture of “Traditional Wedding Anniversary” is conducted by our guide. It may be arranged either in the hotel or a café, depending on the group size. The evening is free of leisure.

Optional: Vespa Adventure tour. Discover Saigon’s nightlife on the back of a vintage Vespa scooter. You will be picked up at your hotel and start off your amazing night with some cocktail appetiser at café Zoom. Afterwards, enjoy some Saigon’s best authentic local food, followed by a stop at a Vietnamese- style coffee shop featuring live music bar where local people party. Additional cost applies.

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Enjoy a day of leisure to explore Ho Chi Minh City.

Optional: 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 traditional style by printing and baking. Next, visit a coconut processing workshop located along canal. Turn on natural scissors creeks where they look smaller and smaller which will lead to a local village. Walk to a family workshop to observe how sleep mats being made while enjoying some fruits and tea. Then you’ll take a motor cart or cycle under shady trees, pass by green rice fields and vegetable plains all while getting a feel for the life and tropical culture from Peasants. Lunch is served at a riverside restaurant. In the afternoon, you’ll take a row-boat along water palm creek and then boat back to Hung Vuong Pier, where your transport is waiting back to Ho Chi Minh City. Lunch will be included on your Mekong Delta tour. Additional cost applies.

Day 6: Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Today is free to do as little or as much as you like.

Optional: See Saigon at Dawn. Experience the lives of the local Saigonese community with a walk throughout the park. Whilst there, witness the morning rituals that people perform to start their day, from Tai Chi to bird cafes. This walk is sure to further immerse you in the local life of Ho Chi Minh City. Additional cost applies.

Day 7: Ho Chi Minh City airplane-takeoff – Siem Reap (B)

Today you will be transported to Saigon airport for your flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia. On arrival at Saigon airport, you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure. 

Optional: Sunset tour over Angkor Thom. Hop on a bus for the transfer to the South Gate of Angkor Thom where you will be strongly impressed with its magic old doors and artefacts. Embark on an Angkor gondola, a replica of a traditional Khmer boat, which is propelled with a wooden paddle by an experienced oarsman. Glide gently along the Southern Angkor Thom’s moat while admiring the sunset over Angkor Archaeological Park. Once you reach the southwest corner of the Ancient City, disembark near one of the four temples called Prasat Chrung and hike with your guide to the ruined building, constructed in the late 12th century. Walk under the shade of trees to the top of the gate, where a sunset viewpoint awaits. During your visit, learn about the four small sandstone temples, which were dedicated to a bodhisattva and designed in the style of Prasat Bayon, the magnificent temple at the centre of Angkor Thom. Additional cost applies.

Day 8: Siem Reap – Angkor Temples (B)

Spend a full day discovering the mystical Angkor temples. Your day starts with a visit to Angkor Wat, then we will visit 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. Then, 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.

Day 9: Siem Reap – Phnom Penh (B)

You are free time at leisure in the morning before your journey by bus to Phnom Penh. Spend your five-hour-driving through the rice fields and visit Kampong Cham on the road also. Late afternoon, you arrive in Phnom Penh and check in your hotel where the rest of the evening is at leisure.

Day 10: 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, journey to the place where journalists camped on the eve of the Khmer Rouge takeover. Tour the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, a former school that served as Khmer Rouge prison, before heading to the Choeung Ek Killing Field. This is an opportunity to reflect, remember and pay respect to all those whose lives were affected by this tragic part of Cambodian history.

Day 11: Phnom Penh – airplane-takeoff – New Zealand (B)                                              

Today you are free at leisure before your transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Day 12: New Zealand

Arrive home in New Zealand this morning.

 

Inclusions

 
  • Return international flights, including one-way flight to Cambodia and all transfers within Vietnam and Cambodia
  • 9 nights’ twin share accommodation
  • Delicious breakfast daily, plus 2 lunches
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation with English-speaking tour guides throughout
  • All site entrance fees as per the itinerary 

Highlights:

  • Explore the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels and learn how these tunnels were created and used during the War
  • Experience Ho Chi Minh City and its best sights including Notre Dame Cathedral and War Remnant Museum 
  • Enjoy a full day discovering the mystical Angkor temples
  • Discover The Royal Palace and take in everything that Phnom Penh has to offer
 

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 $879/$1,229 per person is 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:

$420 per person in addition to the twin share price.

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

Group Sizes: 2 -30 people 

Accommodation: 

Saigon: Lavender Boutique Hotel or similar
Siem Reap: Lotus Blanc Hotel or similar 
Phnom Penh: V Hotel Phnompenh Hotel or similar 

Triple Share: Not available 

Optional Tours:

Saigon Unknown Parts: $39 per person 
Saigon after Dark Vespa Tour: $187 per person
Mekong Delta 1 day: $143 per person
See Saigon at Dawn: $27 per person
Saigon Dinner Cruise: $93 per person

You will be contacted after submitting your booking form to book any optional tours. 

For more information see the itinerary.

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

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: 

15 September 
29 September
7 October*
13 October*
21 October*
27 October*
3 November*
11 November* 
17 November* 
25 November* 

2020:

7 January***
11 February***
25 February***
3 March
17 March
24 March
7 April**
5 May
19 May
9 June
23 June
7 July**
21 July**
4 August
18 August
8 September*
22 September*
6 October
20 October
3 November
17 November
7 December*** 

*A $200 peak season surcharge per person applies

**A $400 peak season surcharge per person applies

***An $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, including one-way flight to Cambodia and all transfers within Vietnam and Cambodia
  • 9 nights’ twin share accommodation
  • Delicious breakfast daily, plus 2 lunches
  • Dedicated air-conditioned transportation with English-speaking tour guides throughout
  • All site entrance fees as per the itinerary 
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