Classic Vietnam – Cambodia

INTERNATIONAL TOURS

TVC – CLASSIC VIETNAM – CAMBODIA (08N/09D)

Day 01: HO CHI MINH CITY – MUI NE

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh, drive through the bustling city of Bien Hoa, nearer to Phan Thiet the terrain changes to semi-desert with cactus plants and strange looking dragon fruit plantation. Continue departing to Mui Ne and check-in the hotel. (D)

Day 02: MUI NE

IN THE MORNING : MUI NE SAND DUNES TOUR.
Mui Ne Sand Dunes Half Day Tour: You can experience a sightseeing adventure filled with local daily life from Fishing village, White sand dunes (Lotus lake), Red sand dunes and Fairy spring through a Safari Jeep Tour Mui Ne.
You should prepare the carrying such as hats, slippers, sun lotion, and your lovely camera must always be with you during the journey.
IN THE AFTERNOON : TAKOU MOUNTAIN HALF DAY TOUR.
On the way to Takou mountain pagoda, visiting dragon fruit farm, Poshanu Cham Tower, Van Thuy Tu temple, Phan Thiet city market for shopping.
Just 30km from Phan Thiet city to get to Takou mountain. It is almost famous with a lying Buddha statue with 49 meters long and 7 meters height.
Easily conquering to mountain top with a modern cable car system on a mountain with 1700meters height.
You will interesting overview the beautiful landscape from the cable cab to the top of mountain.
IN THE EVENING: GO AROUND MUI NE CENTRE.
Evening go around Mui Ne to experience Mui Ne at night and you have free time to walk on Nguyen Dinh Chieu street for shopping and enjoying the colourful lights at night. (B, L, D)

Day 03 : MUI NE – HO CHI MINH

Morning after breakfast, mud bathing at the Central mineral mud Mui Ne. Mud bath is good for health with special massage services and Yoga (Optional) At 12:00 noon check-out the hotel and depart to Ho Chi Minh city. On arrival, visit the War Remnants Museum which features a comprehensive collection of the machinery, weapons, photos, and documentation of Vietnam War with the both the French and Americans and the Reunification Palace which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975. Last, stop for shopping at the French-built Ben Thanh Market which dates back to 1870 and whose main entrance clock tower has become a city’s symbol. Overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh. (B, L, D)

Day 04: Ho Chi Minh – Cu Chi Tunnels & City tour

Morning after breakfast, visit famous Cu Chi Tunnels, near about 75 km North-west of downtown Ho Chi Minh City & which were once a major underground hideout and resistance base of Viet Cong forces during the two wars against the French and the Americans. The tunnels, entirely hand-dug, formed a highly intricate network of interlinked multilevel passageways at times stretched as far as the Cambodian border and totalling over 120 km in length. Its complexity was beyond imagination containing meeting rooms, kitchens, wells, clinics, schools, depots, trenches and emergency exits all aimed for guerrilla warfare. The tunnels were deep and strong enough to withstand destructive bombings and self-contained enough to outlast prolonged sieges.
In the afternoon, take a city tour to visit the Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica a neo-Roman cathedral built by the colonial French with materials entirely imported from Marseilles, the Saigon Central Post Office, which was designed and constructed in the early 20th Century by the famous French architect Gustave Eiffel, Cho Lon area or the city’s China Town and the Jade Emperor Temple (Phuoc Hai), a rare Taoist structure in Vietnam built by the Cantonese community in the area in 1909. Overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh. (B, L, D)

Day 05: Ho Chi Minh – Full day Mekong Delta (My Tho) Tour

Morning after breakfast, travel by road to the Mekong Delta, the world’s largest delta and Vietnam’s largest rice bowl. On arrival in My Tho City, capital of Tien Giang Province, board a motorboat and navigate through intricate canals while observing the local daily life up close as well as the landscape of waterways and lush islands. Land on Thoi Son Island to listen to the Southern traditional music performed by native artists. Continue the tour with a paddleboat to cruise more canals before visiting households with traditional occupations of home-based coconut candy and rice-wine making. Switch back to a motorboat to go to a bee farm to enjoy fresh honey tea and fresh fruits. On the way back to My Tho, stop to visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda, a prominent local Buddhist structure built in 1850 with a unique architectural mixture of Vietnamese, Roman, Chinese and Cambodian styles characterized by a highly ornate façade. Overnight stay in Ho Chi Minh. (B, L, D)

Day 06: Ho Chi Minh – Phnom Penh (Shuttle Bus) – Sightseeing

Morning after breakfast, proceed to Phnom Penh by Bus. It takes around 06 hours. Arrival to bus station in Phnom Penh, warm welcome by our tour guide then transfer to hotel for check in. In the afternoon, visit to Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda which located within the grounds of the Royal Palace. Then continue to the National Museum, this is one of Phnom Penh’s true architectural gems. Then, back to the hotel. Overnight stay in Phnom Penh. (B, L, D)

Day 07: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap

Morning after breakfast drive to Siem Reap. En–route you will cross an ancient bridge called “Spean Kompong Kdei” it was built in the 13th century and it is 87 meters long. The balustrades are carved to look like the bodies of giant snakes. Upon arrive Siem Reap transfer to hotel for check in. Overnight stay in Siem Reap.
(B, L, D)

Day 08: Siem Reap – Full day Angkor Tour

Morning after breakfast, visit to the antique capital of Angkor Thom (12 century): The South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. After your rest, visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat’s five towers symbolize Meru’s five peaks – the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond. Then, back to the hotel. Overnight stay in Siem Reap. (B, L, D)

Day 09: Siem Reap – Mumbai

Morning after breakfast, check out from hotel & proceed to Siem Reap airport to board your flight for your home town Mumbai with the magical memories of Tulip Holidays. (B)

Tour Cost Ex – Mumbai (Ask for Discounts)
Adult on Twin Share INR 75000 + US$ 899
Third Adult Cost INR 75000 + US$ 849
Child with bed (02-11 yrs.) INR 65000 + US$ 675
Child without bed (02-11 yrs.) INR 65000 + US$ 585
Infant (below 02 yrs.) INR 45000 + US$ 299
Single Adult Cost INR 75000 + US$ 1339
* 5% GST applicable.
TOUR DATES
20th Jan 2019
15th Feb 2019
12th April 2019
12th May 2019
10th Aug 2019
30th Oct 2019
08th Nov 2019
22nd Dec 2019
HOTEL STAY (Nights)
Stays Nights
Mui Ne 02N
Ho Chi Minh 03N
Phnom Penh 01N
Siem Reap 02N

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