Exploring Vietnam, Cambodia & Bangkok Globus

Exploring Vietnam, Cambodia & Bangkok

Small-Group Discovery Tour

Combine the beauty and history of Cambodia and Vietnam with the highlights of Bangkok. Visit Ho Chi Mihn, Danang, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Siem Reap and Bangkok. View ancient temples and palaces, sample the different cuisines, discover some of the world’s greatest treasures, behold the stunning scenery and visit local markets to get the true flavor of the culture of Southeast Asia.

The 16 day Exploring Vietnam, Cambodia and Bangkok tour from Globus Tours is a whirlwind adventure through Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia that you will never forget. If you find yourself a fan of culinary delights, this tour is going to serve up some of the most amazing local cuisine you could ever imagine. The Exploring Vietnam, Cambodia and Bangkok tour from Globus Tours is perfect for anyone looking for the adventurous vacation of a lifetime.


16 Daysfr. $3,119

  • Sightseeing with a local guide in Ho Chi Minh City including a walking tour of the city’s landmarks, a visit the War Remnants Museum, and time to explore the Ben Thanh Market
  • A visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, an extraordinary network of tunnels more than 120 miles long that was used by the Viet Cong as a hideout and secret village during the war.
  • Sightseeing in Danang with a local guide including a visit China Beach and the Cham Museum
  • Sightseeing in Hoi An with a local guide including a cruise on the Thu Bon River, a fishing lesson with a local fisherman, a walking tour of the city with a visit to an old merchant house, the Hoi An Museum, and a Chinese assembly hall
  • Sightseeing in Hue with a local guide including a visit to the Imperial Citadel, Thien Mu Pagoda, Tombs of Nguyen Emperors, Khai Dinh Mausoleum, and Royal Tomb of Tu Duc
  • Sightseeing in Hanoi with a local guide including a visit to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh Museum, Temple of Literature, and Hanoi Hilton
  • Take a “cyclo” ride and enjoy a walking tour in the Old Quarter and a water puppets performance
  • Overnight cruise on Ha Long Bay
  • Sightseeing in Siem Reap with a local guide including a visit Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Banteay Srei, and Ta Prohm and an Apsara dance performance
  • Sightseeing in Bangkok with a local guide including a boat ride through the klongs, a visit to the Grand Palace, Temple of the Emerald Buddha, and the Temple of the Reclining Buddha
  • This is a small-Group Discovery tour which limits the size of the group to a maximum of 20 travelers, allowing you to truly immerse yourself in the destination and local culture.
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
  • Daily American breakfast (except Day 1)
  • 7 lunches
  • 5 dinners including a welcome dinner in Ho Chi Minh City and a farewell dinner show in Siem Reap
  • Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City (3 nights)
  • Hotel Royal Hoi An, an MGallery Collection, in Hoi An (2 nights)
  • Saigon Morin Hotel in Hue (1 night)
  • Pan Pacififc Hotel Hanoi in Hanoi (2 nights)
  • Overnight cruise on Ha Long Bay (1 night)
  • Tara Angkor Hotel in Siem Reap (3 nights)
  • Amara Bangkok Hotel in Bangkok (3 nights)

ARRIVE IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Welcome to Vietnam! Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.

RENAISSANCE RIVERSIDE HOTEL SAIGON

HO CHI MINH CITY

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Sightseeing starts with a walking tour of the city’s famous and historic landmarks. The route will take you through the heart of the city along Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat) past the Rex Hotel, Ho Chi Minh Square, the Municipal Theatre, Central Post Office, and Notre Dame Cathedral. Next, visit the War Remnants Museum, followed by Ben Thanh Market, the largest and oldest in the city. After some free time, join your traveling companions at a special welcome dinner hosted by your Tour Director.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

RENAISSANCE RIVERSIDE HOTEL SAIGON

HO CHI MINH CITY - CU CHI EXCURSION

Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam

This morning, leave the city and drive through vast expanses of rice paddies to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, an extraordinary network of tunnels more than 120 miles long that was used by the Viet Cong as a hideout and secret village during the war.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Return to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure. The city is booming, and pulses with contagious energy day and night. Sample local food from a street vendor, get a foot massage, or spend more time on Dong Khoi Street. Tonight, be sure to stop at one of several rooftop bars for a drink and great views of the city. Your Tour Director will be on hand to assist with recommendations.

Breakfast

RENAISSANCE RIVERSIDE HOTEL SAIGON

HO CHI MINH CITY–DANANG–HOI AN

Da Nang, Vietnam

After a short flight to Danang, visit China Beach, landing point for U.S. soldiers during the Vietnam War.

Hoi An, Vietnam

Continue on to Hoi An, Vietnam’s active trading center and a town that has been largely preserved. Architecture here reflects the influence of Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, French, and British traders.

Breakfast, Dinner

HOTEL ROYAL HOI AN, MGALLERY COLLECTION

HOI AN

Hoi An, Vietnam

Today starts with a cruise on the Thu Bon River. Along the way, meet with a local fisherman who will teach you about their fishing methods and give you a fishing lesson, where you will learn how to throw and retrieve a traditional round fishing net called a ro. Afterward, you will have a chance to throw the net yourself and see what you catch!

Later, continue with a walking tour of Hoi An, visiting an old Merchant House, the Hoi an Museum, a Chinese Assembly Hall, and the Japanese Covered Bridge. Then, take free time to enjoy this quaint town further.

Breakfast

HOTEL ROYAL HOI AN, MGALLERY COLLECTION

HOI AN–DANANG–HUE

Da Nang, Vietnam

Stop in Danang to visit the Cham Museum.

Hue, Vietnam

Continue north over spectacular Hai Van Pass (weather permitting), considered to be one of the most scenic in all of Vietnam, before arriving in Hue. One of Vietnam’s former capitals, Hue is a beautiful, welcoming city that remains a cultural and religious center. Upon arrival, visit the Imperial Citadel and the Thien Mu Pagoda, the unofficial symbol of the city.

Breakfast, Lunch

SAIGON MORIN HOTEL

HUE–HANOI

Hue, Vietnam

This morning’s sightseeing provides a unique window into Vietnam and its complex past. Visit the Tombs of the Nguyen Emperors: the Khai Dinh Mausoleum and the Royal Tomb of Tu Duc.

Hanoi, Vietnam

Later, fly to Hanoi, the nation’s capital and one of Southeast Asia’s most engaging cities.

Breakfast

PAN PACIFIC HOTEL HANOI

HANOI

Hanoi, Vietnam

Today, take time to look at the life of Ho Chi Minh, the father of modern Vietnam. First, visit the Mausoleum and the humble cottage from which “Uncle Ho” ruled Vietnam until his death in 1969. Next on the agenda are visits to the One Pillar Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh Museum. You will also visit the ancient Temple of Literature, more than 900 years old and Hanoi’s first university, followed by the infamous Hanoi Hilton.

After lunch in a local restaurant, take a “Cyclo” ride around the city, followed by a walking tour through the fascinating Old Quarter, 36 ancient streets where peddlers trade as they have for centuries.

An early dinner this evening is followed by a fascinating performance of Hanoi’s renowned Water Puppets, a traditional art form dating back to the 11th century.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

PAN PACIFIC HOTEL HANOI

HANOI–HA LONG BAY

Ha Long, Vietnam

Travel from Hanoi through the fertile countryside to Hon Gai, gateway to Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in the Gulf of Tonkin, the bay is dotted with more than 3,000 limestone islands carved into fanciful shapes by the action of the water. Tunnels, caves, and weirdly shaped outcroppings with imaginative names can be found on many of the small islets that are sprinkled across the bay. Board a cruise that takes you to explore the caves, and admire the beauty and scale of the many secluded bays.

Breakfast, Lunch

WYNDHAM LEGEND HOTEL

HA LONG BAY–HANOI–SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA

Siem Reap, Cambodia

This morning, drive to Hanoi and board your flight to Siem Reap, which will act as your base during your visit to Angkor, considered by many to be the most spectacular architectural ruins on Earth!

Breakfast, Lunch

BOREI ANGKOR RESORT & SPA

SIEM REAP

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Constructed between the 9th and 13th centuries, the Temples of Angkor were built around the Khmer interpretations of Indian religious and political beliefs that ultimately evolved from Hinduism to Buddhism. The complex architectural grandeur of the temples is arguably unmatched among the world’s ancient ruins. Start your exploration at the best preserved and most famous of all the temples, Angkor Wat, honoring the Hindu god Vishnu. Featuring five trademark towers and stunning bas-reliefs, it has become a symbol of Cambodia.

Angkor Thom, Cambodia

Next stop is Angkor Thom to see the Bayon Temple. One of the few Buddhist temples in Angkor, it features some 200 striking faces carved in 54 towers and impressive bas-reliefs. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch

BOREI ANGKOR RESORT & SPA

SIEM REAP

Banteay Srei, Cambodia

This morning, visit Banteay Srei, a unique temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva that was built on a small scale from red sandstone, which can be carved like wood.

Ta Prohm, Cambodia

Unlike the other temples, Ta Prohm has been left relatively untouched and surrounded by jungle, with tree roots growing over and through the ruin walls. You’ll be able to experience the temple with the same wonder as the early explorers who discovered it.

Siem Reap, Cambodia

This afternoon, enjoy a bit of time at your leisure. This evening, enjoy a traditional Apsara Dance Performance, where the ancient Khmer culture is brought to life by talented dancers, singers, and musicians.

Breakfast, Dinner

BOREI ANGKOR RESORT & SPA

SIEM REAP–BANGKOK, THAILAND

Bangkok, Thailand

Today, fly to exciting Bangkok. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Breakfast

AMARA BANGKOK HOTEL

BANGKOK

Bangkok, Thailand

Today’s private guided tour starts with a BOAT RIDE through the klongs, Bangkok’s canals, to see family homes, temples, and the way of life that gives this city the nickname “Venice of the East.” Stop at Wat Arun, the Temple of the Dawn, whose 260-foot-tall spire has become identified with Bangkok. Continue on to the Grand Palace, comprised of the Funeral Palace, the Reception Palace, the Throne Hall, the Coronation Hall, the Royal Guest House, and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Also, visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, the oldest and largest Buddhist temple in Bangkok. It houses more than 1,000 Buddha images, including the 49-foot-high and 151-foot-long massive Reclining Buddha.

Breakfast, Lunch

AMARA BANGKOK HOTEL

BANGKOK

Bangkok, Thailand

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore on your own. Your Local Host can help with suggestions to help maximize your time. Perhaps consider a visit to Jim Thompson’s House, a dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya River, or an excursion to the colorful floating market at Damnoen Saduak.

Breakfast

AMARA BANGKOK HOTEL

BANGKOK

Bangkok, Thailand

Your tour ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Sep 15, 2019
$3,119.00
Sun, Oct 06, 2019
$3,119.00
Sun, Nov 03, 2019
$3,119.00
Sun, Dec 01, 2019
$3,119.00
Sun, Jan 12, 2020
$3,169.00
Sun, Feb 09, 2020
$3,169.00
Sun, Mar 08, 2020
$3,169.00

Important information:

  • All rates listed are per person based on double occupancy and are subject to change without notice. Your land package pricing will be confirmed and guaranteed once your deposit is received and applied to the booking, except where price increases may result from increases in government taxes or fees. Room configurations are subject to availability. Guests added to your party after the booking are priced at the prevailing rate at the time they are added.
  • Dates and Prices do not include air travel. Participation in this vacation requires purchase of the following flights from Globus, not included in pricing: (1) roundtrip air from your U.S. gateway and intra-vacation air segments; or (2) intra-vacation air segments only, starting at $822. Required intra-vacation air segments are: Ho Chi Minh City/Danang; Hue/Hanoi; Hanoi/Siem Reap; Siem Reap/Bangkok. Air prices were effective on August 15, 2018, and their availability is limited. At the time you purchase your tour, air prices may be higher.
  • Gratuities for Tour Director, driver, and Local guides are available for pre-purchase on the base vacation. For vacations that include an extension to the base, pre-paid gratuities only include the base portion. Any additional gratuities would need to be paid on trip.
  • Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.
  • Single Room Supplement: $1,010 to $1,100 Triple Room Reduction per person: $45
  • Extra Nights per person in Ho Chi Minh City: In single room $171 In twin room $91 In triple room $80
  • Extra Nights per person in Bangkok: In single room $132 In twin room $71 In triple room $65
  • 2020 prices and itineraries are subject to change. Details will be available in August 2019.

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