Saigon to Bangkok
Vietnam & Cambodia & Thailand, Discovery, 14 days - from £1,095 (land only) - from €1,370 (land only) - from $1,915 (land only)
Day 1: Rendezvous at the group hotel in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh). A single timed airport transfer is provided. The afternoon is free for independent sightseeing. KE Land Only package services begin with the overnight stay at the group hotel.
Day 2: In the morning we take a walking tour of the city taking in many of the sights including the National Assembly, Hotel de Ville, Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Hall and War Crimes Museum. After lunch we we leave the city to visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels. Overnight at our hotel in Saigon.
Day 3: Today we drive out to the Mekong Delta, to Can Tho. There will be some free time in the afternoon to explore Can Tho town, the commercial and cultural capital of the Delta. Overnight in a hotel in Can Tho.
Day 4: An early start to visit the Phong Dien floating market which we get to by boat. Cruising through the channels, we'll visit a village where rice noodles are made. We'll take lunch at Cai Rang floating market. We transfer to a village nearby where we stay in a riverside cottage, homestay style. There will be free time to explore the village and see rural life on the Mekong Delta.
Day 5: Today we'll continue our exploration of the Delta area with a visit to Chao Doc and a boat trip on the Bassac River to a Muslim Cham village on a nearby island. Overnight in a hotel in Chao Doc.
Day 6: An early start for the ferry journey up the Mekong from Chao Doc to Phnom Penh, the Cambodian capital. In the afternoon we will visit Wat Phom by tuk tuk. A free evening for exploration of the city by night. Overnight in a hotel.
Day 7: We'll spend today taking in some of the sights in Phnom Penh, including the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and the Tuol Sleng Museum. In the afternoon we'll transfer by bus for a visit to Choeung Ek, site of the thought-provoking Killing Fields. Overnight in a Phnom Penh hotel.
Day 8: After breakfast we transfer to the jetty for our boat journey upriver to Siem Reap. The ferry takes 4 - 6 hours, depending on river levels. We'll disembark at Lake Tonle Sap and visit some floating villages before heading to the Angkor site and taking in the sunset over the temple at Pre Rup. Overnight in a hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 9: Starting early to see the temples in the soft morning light, we visit some of Angkor's finest sites - the grand temple complex of Angkor Thom, the famous faces of the Bayon, the Elephant Terrace, and the Terrace of the Leper King before heading to the giant temple mountain of Ta Keo. Overnight in a hotel in Siem Reap.
Day 10: Another early start for a sunrise visit to Angkor Wat, before visiting some of the outlying temples by bus. We'll visit Banteay Srei, Ta Phrom (the "Tomb Raider" temple), and the main Angkor Wat temple site. There will be some free time in the afternoon to explore Siem Reap and it's colourful local markets. Overnight in Siem Reap.
Day 11: Leaving Cambodia today, we drive over the border into neighbouring Thailand. We drive south to Trat, from where we take the ferry to the idyllic Thai island of Koh Chang where we check into a hotel and settle in for some R&R.
Day 12: A full day at leisure. There is the option to do some sea kayaking, snorkeling, take a boat trip or explore the island by local truck. Alternatively you can just relax! Overnight in our beach hotel.
Day 13: A free morning to relax at the beach before we board the ferry and then drive to Bangkok. Your time is free on arrival to explore South East Asia's most vibrant city. Overnight in a Bangkok hotel.
Day 14: KE Land Only package services end after breakfast with a single timed transfer to Bangkok Airport for homeward flight connections. If you would like to extend your stay in Thailand, please contact our office for discuss the options.