Experience the absolute best of both Vietnam and Cambodia on this amazing 21-day adventure! Vietnam and Cambodia are two of the most fascinating countries you’ll ever visit, both have a dark past which you’ll be able to learn about but are also stunningly beautiful.

On this introduction to Vietnam and Cambodia tour you’ll see some of the most amazing beaches in the world and visit some of the most ancient temples. Learn how the locals live by experiencing crab fishing with traditional fisherman and then learn how to cook your own delicious local food. You even get to stay on your own private island and travel by Tuk Tuk through Phnom Penh.

This is an unforgettable Vietnam and Cambodia tour with an awesome group leader who’ll be with you from the moment you step off the plane. You’ll also have an instant group of friends to share this amazing experience with!

21 Day Vietnam & Cambodia Tour Highlights

  • Discover Hanoi
  • Experience Ha Long Bay
  • Stay on your own Private Island
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Crab Fishing with traditional fisherman
  • Experience Local Culture and Histroy
  • Learn to Cook Local Food
  • See Beautiful Beaches
  • Snorkel on Tropical Islands
  • Visit the famous Angkor Wat Temple
  • Party on the Beach
  • Stay in a Local Homestay in Ninh Binh
  • Riverboat trip through Rice Paddies
  • Dragon Mountain viewpoint
  • Cu Chi Tunnels (used by the Viet Cong)
  • Tuk Tuk through Phnom Penh
  • Sample Street Food
  • Visit the Killing Fields and S21 Prison
  • Kampot – French colonial buildings
  • and more…

Get ready for the trip of a lifetime!

Vietnam & Cambodia Tour

21 Day Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive and meet the Group

After picking you up from the airport we take you to the hostel in Hanoi. You’ll have plenty of time to chill out and meet everyone else in your group.

Day 2 – Hanoi City Tour

Vietnam is a little bit crazy and you can discover the chaotic Vietnam capital city with a walking and Rickshaw tour of the city. You’ll experience the fascinating culture, the busy streets and some delicious street food. After we’ve headed to dinner we’ll go out to experience some of the best nightlife Hanoi has to offer.

Day 3 – Ha Long Bay Overnight Boat

It’s an early start as we head out on an overnight boat trip to the stunning Ha Long Bay. You’ll cruise on emerald green waters on a traditional Vietnamese ‘junk’ boat through towering limestone islands topped with rainforest. After exploring Ha Long Bay by kayak we’ll spend the night on the boat under the stars.

Day 4 – Ha Long Bay Private Island Stay

Continue to soak up the natural beauty of Ha Long Bay throughout the day before we arrive at our own private island! Chill out in a hammock, play some beach volleyball or just relax on the beach and work on your tan.

Day 5 – Ha Long Bay and Ninh Binh Homestay

We’ll arrive back from Ha Long Bay mid-morning and then head south to the beautiful countryside of Ninh Binh, a landscape of endless rice paddies and epic limestone mountains. Check in to our unique and amazing local homestay and watch the sunset whilst relaxing in our private riverside bungalows for the evening.

Day 6 – Ninh Binh and Overnight Train

Today we explore the best of the amazing Ninh Binh. We’ll take a bike ride through the countryside before boarding a local row boat and cruising a network of rivers and caves. After some lunch, we’ll tackle the iconic 450 steps of the Dragon Mountain Viewpoint for sunset. We’ll then freshen up before boarding the overnight train south to Hoi An.

Day 7 – Arrive in Hoi An

We’ll arrive early morning in Da Nang before taking a short bus ride to Hoi An, one of the most beautiful and fascinating towns in Vietnam. You’ll have time in the afternoon to chill out, do some shopping or even get some clothes made. We then head out and experience some of Hoi An’s amazing nightlife!

Day 8 – Hoi An, Basket Boat Tour with Crab Fishing and Cooking Class

Be guided through coconut groves by traditional fishermen while you try your hand at some crab fishing. We’ll then learn the secrets of preparing delicious Vietnamese food with a traditional cooking class.

Day 9 – Fly to Ho Chi Minh City

After a quick transfer back to Da Nang we catch a short flight to the southern city of Ho Chi Minh City and arrive early afternoon. You’ll have the rest of the day to relax and explore the city.

Day 10 – Mekong Delta

We’ll explore the incredibly lush green beauty of the Mekong Delta by traditional canoe, see how the locals live, visit local villages and experience daily life on the Mekong. We then stay overnight in the Delta.

Day 11 – Cu Chi Tunnels

Today we’ll explore more of the Mekong before making our way to the Cu Chi Tunnels. A fascinating network of underground tunnels used as supply routes, hideouts and living quarters by guerilla fighters during the Vietnam War. We’ll arrive back to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon before heading out for dinner and drinks back in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 12 – Head to Cambodia!

We’ll visit the fascinating the American war museum in the morning before jumping on our bus to Cambodia! After our border crossing, we’ll arrive in Cambodia’s capital city, Phnom Penh in the afternoon. After a quick freshen up, we will head out for dinner and drinks in some of Phnom Penh’s quirky back alleyway bars.

Day 13 – S21 Prison and Killing Fields

After a tuk-tuk tour through the crazy streets of Phnom Penh, we’ll make two important stops at the S21 Prison and the original Killing Fields to learn about the dark history of this fascinating country. A difficult day, but a must to properly understand the journey of the Cambodian people in recent decades. That evening we’ll head for dinner and drinks at a local street bar, followed by some of Phnom Penh’s best nightlife.

Day 14 – Kampot, Kayaking and Sunset Boat Trip

Today we get off the beaten path and head to the peaceful countryside province of Kampot, a unique mix of dilapidated French colonial buildings, emerald green rice paddy fields and palm tree-lined rivers. The next two nights are spent by the beautiful riverside with plenty of time for swimming and relaxing. That afternoon we’ll kayak down the river, soak up the laid-back daily life of the locals before heading out on a stunning sunset boat ride.

Day 15 – Local Markets, Pepper Plantation and Cooking Class

Kampot is known to have some of the best pepper in the world! So this morning we’ll explore the local markets and visit a unique pepper plantation to source ingredients for our traditional Khmer cooking class. Later that day we’ll learn first hand how to make some of Cambodia’s most authentic and delicious meals.

Day 16 – Arrive in Koh Rong

It’s now time to experience the most beautiful beaches in Cambodia! We’ll take a bus and a fast ferry to the stunning tropical island of Koh Rong and check into our traditional Khmer style beach bungalows. The afternoon can be spent lazing on the beach or exploring the island before we head out for dinner and a party on the beach!

Day 17 – Island Boat Trip and Snorkelling

All aboard our private longtail boat to some of the best snorkel spots around the islands, including the famous and secluded ‘long beach’. We’ll chill out on the whitest sands on the island, swim in turquoise blue water and top up our tans, before soaking up a beautiful sunset as we cruise back home to our beach bungalows.

Day 18 – Beach time, Khmer Massage and Overnight Bus

Enjoy the morning relaxing with a traditional Khmer massage on the beach, take in the serene beauty of Koh Rong one last time before we catch the fast ferry back to the mainland. We’ll have dinner in Sihanoukville and prepare for our overnight bus journey where you’ll have your own bed on the bus.

Day 19 – Siem Reap and Floating Village

Arrive early in Siem Reap with the morning to relax by the hotel pool. From there we’ll venture out to the rural areas and discover some traditional floating villages surrounded by lush rice fields, lotus flowers and flooded forests. That evening we’ll experience a unique and authentic Cambodian performance, which supports the education and improvement of the lives of the local children and families.

Day 20 – Siem Reap and Angkor Wat

We’ll wake for sunrise and travel by tuk tuk to the absolutely mind-blowing and world famous Angkor Wat; the largest temple in the world! A local guide will join us to explain the fascinating history and surrounding temples, including Ta Prohm where Tomb Raider was filmed. A true once in a lifetime experience!

Day 21 – Check out and Onward Travel

Your amazing 21-day adventure of Vietnam and Cambodia finishes in Siem Reap. We’ll help plan and organise your onward travel.

What’s included in your 21 Day Vietnam / Cambodia Intro Tour?

  • Airport pickup
  • 20 nights accommodation
  • All transport
  • Some meals
  • Walking & Rickshaw Tour of Hanoi
  • Local Markets
  • Night out in Hanoi
  • Overnight Ha Long Bay Boat trip with overnight stay on Private Island
  • Kayaking
  • Local Homestay in Ninh Binh
  • Bicycle Tour
  • River Boat Trip
  • Dragon Mountain Viewpoint
  • Cooking Class
  • Traditional Crab Fishing Basket Boat Tour
  • Night out in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Overnight Mekong Delta Experience
  • Local village visit
  • Cu Chi Tunnels tour
  • War Remnants Museum
  • Tuk Tuk tour of Phnom Penh
  • S21 Prison Tour
  • Killing Fields Tour
  • Phnom Penh Night Markets
  • Khmer cooking class
  • Pepper plantation
  • Koh Rong private island boat trip with snorkeling
  • Sunset cruise
  • Traditional Khmer massage
  • Local Cambodian performance
  • Tuk Tuk tour of Siem Reap
  • Floating villages
  • Angkor Wat sunrise temple tour
  • Experienced western Group Leader and local guides
  • Onward travel help & planning
  • 24/7 support after the trip finishes.


2 nights mixed dorm hostel in Hanoi (Cocoon Inn)
1-night twin or triple share overnight boat
1 night mixed dorm on a private island
1-night twin or triple share local homestay
1 night in 4 share cabin overnight train
2 nights twin or triple-share hotel in Hoi An (Thanh Binh Hotel 2)
2 nights twin or triple-share hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (Ailen Garden Hotel)
1 night twin or triple-share hotel in Mekong Delta
2 nights twin share hotel in Phnom Penh (Monsoon Bassac)
2 nights twin share guesthouse in Kampot
2 nights twin or triple-share bungalows in Koh Rong (Tree House Bungalows)
1 night single bed on an overnight bus (Giant Ibis)
2 nights twin share hotel in Siem Reap (Lub D)

Not Included: Travel Insurance, Visas, some meals, return transfer to Siem Reap Airport.

This tour is recommended for 18-39 year olds.

What to Bring? Passport and Visa (if required). Visa into Cambodia isn’t included. $30USD Cash approx. to be paid on arrival into Cambodia

We recommend arriving into Hanoi on the start date as there are no included activities this day.

Travellers are requested to consult with their travel agent in relation to all medical or dietary issues.

Group leaders will assist you with their onward travel after your Tour.

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