Vietnam and Angkor Wat vacation

A tour of history and fascinating local life, this trip allows you to explore Vietnam and Cambodia in comfort, swapping long road journeys for flights to maximise time.
Hanoi Hanoi Old Quarter Halong Bay cruise Marble Mountain Hoi An Cookery class in Hoi An Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) Cu Chi Tunnels Mekong Delta Mekong River boat trip Siem Reap Angkor Angkor Wat Angkor Thom The Bayon
US $3549excluding flights
16 Days
Cambodia, Vietnam
Small group
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Optional single supplement £600.
Minimum age 16.
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Description of Vietnam and Angkor Wat vacation


Price information

US $3549excluding flights
Optional single supplement £600.
Minimum age 16.
Make enquiry

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Cambodia small group
For the time pressed but travel hungry; for the amateur photographer or passionate foodie; for solo travelers, sociable travelers, seriously curious...
Vietnam small group
Vietnam delivers sensory overload at every turn. Dynamic cities where streets throng with scooters; the dreamy karst landscape of Halong Bay; diverse ...

Vacation information

Small group tours:
Small group travel is not large group travel scaled down. It is modeled on independent travel – but with the advantage of a group leader to take care of the itinerary, accommodation and tickets, and dealing with the language. It’s easy to tick off the big sights independently – but finding those one-off experiences, local festivals, traveling markets and secret viewpoints is almost impossible for someone without the insider knowledge gained from years in the field. Those with a two-week vacation, a small group tour will save valuable planning time.
Our top tip:
From chilly in north Vietnam to very hot in Cambodia, prepare for changes in weather.
Trip type:
Small group, 5-16 adults (min. age 16).
Activity level:
12 nights good hotels, 1 night boat cabins.
Solo travelers welcome. Single rooms available at hotels only for a surcharge.
13 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner.
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2 Reviews of Vietnam and Angkor Wat vacation

4.5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Halong Bay and the CuChi tunnels

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Be prepared to face the traffic and pollution in Hanoi. It was very difficult to cross roads and the pollution was very bad

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

The vacation supported local people in the sense of buying meals and other goods. I didn't feel that anything we did reduced environmental impacts
except for the provision of water in a large container.

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Reviewed on 30 Apr 2017 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?

Cycling through villages and rice fields and seeing incredible temples.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?

Quite full on with early starts but worth it! Take small bag so you pack for overnight stays.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes we supported a training restaurant in Saigon. Also I 'Packed for a purpose' as suggested by the operator and donated items to local orphanage

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?

Very enjoyable - exciting and well organised. Will definitely travel with this operator again

Responsible Travel

As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.


Accommodation & Meals:
We will spend most nights in comfortable hotels and one night aboard a houseboat. This combination of locally run hotels and accommodation providers contributes directly to the community as staff are from the area and food is grown and sold locally. Many of these places also have environmental policies which reduce waste, water usage and energy expenditure. Where meals are not provided, your guide will be able to point out several smaller restaurants, cafes and markets, like in Hanoi old quarter, Hoi An market or Ben Thanh. There are some weird and wonderful regional specialties to try with plenty of fresh produce available in most areas. We even have the opportunity to take a cooking class and learn the intricacies of Vietnamese cooking under the supervision of a local chef.

UK Office:
It all starts at home so we have first worked at reducing our carbon footprint in our UK Offices. Through energy conservation measures and recycling policies, we are proud to be actively reducing the waste produced and our impact on the environment. We support various projects all over the world to try and give something back to the places we visit.

Group Size:
This small group tour has a maximum of 16 participants, meaning that we have a low impact on the environments and communities we visit and are able to ensure that we do not disrupt or lead to the displacement of local people. The small number also allows us to stay in unique, family-run hotels that cannot benefit from coach tours and other mass tourism due to their limited sizes.


Local Craft & Culture:
We do a lot to celebrate the cottage industries on this tour, as this is not only a way to directly benefit the locals but it is also hugely fascinating and enjoyable for travelers. For example, in the Mekong Delta, we visit a lot of these small businesses and factories which sell handmade coconut sweets, rice paper, soya bean sauce, popped rice and popcorn amongst other things. In Hoi An, we also stop by a shop called ‘Reaching Out’, which sells gifts handmade by artisans with disabilities – helping them to develop their talent and independence. Our entrance fees to the Angkor complex in Cambodia goes towards preserving these fascinating cultural sites and creating employment opportunities for local people.

A Fair Deal:
We work closely with our local operator and ensure that all of our guides are local and that in exchange for their expertise that they are paid and treated fairly. Our leaders and guides have been trained in responsible travel and actively encourage our suppliers, drivers, and other members of our team to respect the environment, protect the culture and support the local economy. They have also completed Child Safe training which enables them to take positive action should they encounter children at risk as well as educating clients re child protection within tourism.

In Hanoi, we encourage groups to have a communal meal at KOTO, which is an NGO that provides a two year course in hospitality, English and life skills training to groups of 16-22 year olds from disadvantaged backgrounds. Students also receive accommodation, food, medical check-ups and treatment whilst they are being trained. Many of the 400+ graduates have gone on to continue developing their careers at KOTO restaurants or have gained employment elsewhere with their training so this is a great initiative to support.

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