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starts on 23 Nov 2018
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Essential Vietnam & Cambodia - G Adventures
Essential Vietnam & Cambodia - G Adventures
Julia "What a great tour! Probably one of the best I did so far with Gadventures. The places we saw and stayed were amazing. The sunrise on the Angkor Wat temple will stay as a great memory even if it was raining a lot we had such a good time. The old city of HoiAn with all these beautiful colourful lanterns, the amazing food and the cooking class from Planeterra foundation were for such a highlight of ..."
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26 reviews
Starts
Hanoi
Destinations
+16
Ends
Bangkok
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Highlights

  • Enjoy a fresh beer in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Drift past limestone towers in emerald Halong Bay
  • Treat yourselves to tailor-made clothes in Hoi An
  • Rise early to watch the sunrise over ancient Angkor Wat
  • Meet the locals and savour a traditional Khmer meal
Age range
12 to 70 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Berth / Cabin, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
15
Transportation
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Bicycle, Boat, Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Start in Hanoi and end in Bangkok! With the discovery tour Essential Vietnam & Cambodia, you have a 17 day tour package taking you from Hanoi to Bangkok and through Hanoi, Vietnam and 14 other destinations in Asia. Essential Vietnam & Cambodia is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

26 Reviews

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  • Essential Vietnam & Cambodia reviewer 1
    Written on October 30, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Awesome CEO! One of my best travel experiences!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thank you Hristiyan!
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  • MP
    Written on October 30, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    The itinerary was good and encompasses a lot. The organisation was good and we got to each destination with little fuss. Definitely a trip I enjoyed made better by the eclectic mix of people ranging from 22 to 60. Some notes of concern the accommodation... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the detailed review here Michelle, we do appreciate it. We will be looking into the accommodatin standards and the CEO feedback - thanks for bringing to our attention. GLad it was enjoyable otehrwise.
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  • J
    Written on October 27, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Fantastic ! Our tour guide Bun Was fabulous, his knowledge, experience and humor made the trip. He was so welcoming and friendly and I would highly recommend Bun as a tour guide for everyone. If I ever do another trip I will seek him out. Absolutely... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Magical to hear - thank you Julie!
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  • Essential Vietnam & Cambodia reviewer 4
    Written on October 27, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    What a great tour! Probably one of the best I did so far with Gadventures. The places we saw and stayed were amazing. The sunrise on the Angkor Wat temple will stay as a great memory even if it was raining a lot we had such a good time. The old city of... Read more

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thanks for the detailed and honest review here Julia, we do appreciate it. So happy this Cambodian experience was all you hoped - and more.
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  • C
    Written on October 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I've done a few tours now and Ratha is definitely a stand out guide! His local knowledge, passion and kind spirit made my travels through Vietnam and Cambodia a truly wonderful experience. He went above and beyond as a guide. Thanks Ratha!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Appreciate the review and the kind words Chloe!
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  • L
    Written on October 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had a great time on this tour and could not fault a thing. The locations, food, activities and guide were all awesome. Highly recommend this tour, G Adventures and Cheok as a CEO

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thank you for the review Lauren!
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  • A
    Written on October 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a fantastic time on this tour. Locations, food, activities, guide = awesome. Could not fault a thing and highly recommend this tour and Cheok as a CEO

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thank you for the review!
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  • A
    Written on October 11, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Check was AMAZING!!! Honestly made the highlight for the trip! I left my laptop in one of the hotels and he was so quick to take action and get it back for me. Would definitely recommend him as a tour guide!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Thank you for the review Alex!
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  • L
    Written on October 10, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    Ratha was fantastic and fun. He made sure everyone had a great time. Fantastic tour guide!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Amazing - thanks for the review Latha!
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  • I
    Written on October 9, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Gadventures are an amazing company and Ratha a first class guide who made the trip one of the best holidays ever.

    G Adventures commented on this review
    That is so good to hear Ian, thank you. Our world deserves more you!
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Hanoi
  2. Day 2 Hanoi/Ha Long (1B, 1L, 1D)
  3. Day 3 Ha Long/Huế (1B, 1L)
  4. Day 4 Huế
  5. Day 5 Huế/Hoi An (1B)
  6. Day 6 Hoi An (1B, 1L)
  7. Day 7 Hoi An (1B)
  8. Day 8 Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City (1B)
  9. Day 9 Ho Chi Minh City (1B)
  10. Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City (1B)
  11. Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City/Phnom Penh (1B)
  12. Day 12 Phnom Penh (1B)
  13. Day 13 Phnom Penh/Siem Reap (1B)
  14. Day 14 Siem Reap (1B, 1D)
  15. Day 15 Siem Reap (1B)
  16. Day 16 Siem Reap/Bangkok (1B)
  17. Day 17 Bangkok (1B)

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

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  • South East Asia
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South East Asia

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What is the physical rating of this tour?

      The Essential Vietnam & Cambodia tour has a physical rating of 2:
      Physical Rating: 2 - Light
      Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

    • Can we have a private room on the train?

      Please note that it is not possible to have a private room on the train as this is multi-share and cannot be changed.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a single supplement?

      Solo travellers do not have to pay a single supplement as this is a group trip designed for shared accommodation. You will be staying in twin or multi-share accommodation with travellers of the same sex, which is a great way to get to know your group and enrich your travel experience!

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    Guides who have led this tour

    • Ratha Van
      "My name is Ratha Van. I'm a CEO (Tour Leader) at G Adventures leading the tours in Cambodia, Vietnam,..."
    • Ratha Sok (Tha)
      "My name is Ratha (Tha).I was born in 1986 . I come from Battambang province and live in Siem Reap. I..."
    • Chuom Chheak
      "My name is Chuom Cheak. I am a licensed tour guide in Angkor Archaeological Park. I have been working..."
    • Bun (Buntheoun San)

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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    Dong
    Vietnam
    Riels
    Cambodia
    ฿
    Baht
    Thailand

    Plugs & Adapters

    Vietnam, Cambodia and ThailandVietnam, Cambodia and ThailandVietnam

    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Vietnam and Cambodia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Yellow fever
    Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Ideally 1 month before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Hanoi is the starting point and Bangkok is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 January 2019 the full payment of $1,844 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1844 for Essential Vietnam & Cambodia, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for G Adventures tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 2,419 km.
    • Hanoi (Vietnam)
    • 126 km
    • Bai Chay (Vietnam)
    • 2 km
    • Halong Bay (Vietnam)
    • 126 km
    • Hanoi (Vietnam)
    • 538 km
    • Hue (Vietnam)
    • 104 km
    • Hoi An (Vietnam)
    • 23 km
    • Da Nang (Vietnam)
    • 612 km
    • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
    • 29 km
    • Cu Chi Tunnels (Vietnam)
    • 29 km
    • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
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