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Fly just a 9.5-hour flight from Sydney and you'll arrive in the heart of what was formerly known as Indochina, a stunning stretch of Southeast Asia home to, among others, Vietnam and Cambodia. This glorious tour begins in Siem Reap in northwestern Cambodia, known as the gateway to the Angkor region, with awe-inspiring temples and colonial and Chinese-style architecture. You'll then experience the buzzing Ho Chi Minh City (formerly named Saigon), the largest city in Vietnam, renowned for its charming French colonial architecture, rich and captivating culture and exotic food.
With over 14 years of expert knowledge under their belts, the pros at VN Holidays aim to deliver an authentic travel experience that promises to take you behind the tourist facade of Indochina (known these days as Mainland Southeast Asia), with a crack team of knowledgeable English speaking tour guides. Enjoy 4-star accommodation throughout the tour, staying at the Somadevi Angkor Hotel and Spa in Siem Reap in an elegantly appointed Superior Room with panoramic views over Siem Reap City. In Ho Chi Minh City stay at the Royal Lotus Hotel Saigon in a comfortable Deluxe Room.
The Points of Interest
Start with a full day tour of Angkor, exploring the historical UNESCO World Heritage site Angkor Wat. On day three, visit the elegant temple of Banteay Srei and before stopping off at Wat Bo to shop at the Old Market and pick up some unique souvenirs. On day four you'll fly to Ho Chi Minh City where you'll explore the War Remnants Museum and Reunification Palace, finishing the day with some retail therapy at Ben Thanh Market. On day five enjoy a cruise on the spectacular Mekong Delta, stopping to taste exotic flavours. The next day enter the depths of the earth through the famous wartime Cu Chi Tunnels, before earning some solo exploration time.
The Fine Print
Limit 1 per person, up to 5 additional as gifts Voucher valid for 1 person but bookings are based on double occupancy only (per person, twin-share); surcharge of $290 applies for single occupancy bookings Valid for departure on the following days: 14 June, 26 July, 16 August, 6 September and 18 October 2013 Reservations must be made by 30 April 2013 Not valid for existing or group reservations Reservations are required and subject to availability Strictly no cancellations or refunds once flights have been reserved Flights are economy class departing from SYD/MEL with Vietnam Airlines, domestic connections from BNE, CBR, or ADL will be with Qantas/Virgin at a surcharge of $300 and are subject to availability Visa, visitor fees and travel insurance is not included Tour itinerary is subject to minor changes, as is the hotel and the merchant will provide comparable alternative accommodation if changes do occur VN Holidays reserves the right to cancel or reschedule tours. A minimum of 10 participants are required for each tour, in the event of insufficient numbers your booking may be transferred to a different date however all necessary changes will be communicated as soon as possible