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20-DAYS VIETNAM AND ANGKOR WAT (CAMBODIA) TRAVEL ITINERARY | AN EXCITING ADVENTURE JOURNEY | MOUNTAINS, BEACHES, ISLANDS, AND HUMAN HISTORY
Discover Vietnam and Angkor Wat (Cambodia) in 20 Days: An Epic Adventure through Mountains, Beaches, Islands, and Human History

Experience an exhilarating 20-day journey through Vietnam and Angkor Wat (Cambodia) with our meticulously crafted travel itinerary. Embark on an adventure filled with captivating landscapes, from majestic mountains to pristine beaches and enchanting islands, all while delving into the rich tapestry of human history.


  • Travel style           Private tour. 

  • Travel theme     Trekking, cycling, nature, rice terraces and rice fields, waterfall, History, culture,  beach, island, Snorkeling, Scuba Diving ,  Hindu-Buddhist temple complex in Cambodia.

  • Destinations        Hanoi, Ha Long, Ninh Binh, Mai Chau, Pu Luong, Hue, Da Nang, Hoi An, Ba Na Hill, Hue, My Son, Ben Tre, Cu Chi, Me Kong delta, Ho Chi Minh, Phu Quoc, Angkor Wat ( Cambodia ) 

🏞️ 20-day Vietnam itinerary tour package through all highlight of Vietnam and Angkor Wat (Cambodia) to discover well-chosen, beautiful places. Full range of activities included: kayaking, trekking, cycling, exploring the bay, experiencing nature, and admiring rice fields and so on. 

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🚶‍♂️ Our tour guide is fluent in English, French...(Other languages on request) and is highly knowledgeable about the destinations we visit. Upon request, we can also provide tour guides who speak other languages.

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🚗 We provide all essential services including land transfers, tickets, meals, and tour guides, accommodation
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🌍 Authentic Adventures, with years of expertise, is your reliable partner for immersive travel experiences in Vietnam. We prioritize customer benefits, ensuring each moment of your journey is thoughtfully planned to uncover the authentic beauty of this enchanting destination. Join us and discover Vietnam's essence with Authentic Adventure


Breakfast ( B ) - Lunch ( L ) - Dinner ( D )

DAY 1: HA NOI ARRIVAL ( D ) | 19/12

Afternoon

Welcome to Vietnam! Upon your arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, our dedicated team will be ready to provide a warm pick-up and ensure a smooth transfer to your selected accommodation in the heart of Hanoi.

Check into your hotel, where you'll find a blend of modern comforts and traditional Vietnamese hospitality awaiting you. Take some time to unwind, refresh, and prepare for an exciting exploration of the capital city.

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At Night
Discover Hanoi in style with Hanoi Jeep Tours. 

It’s just like Venice’s gondolas, Paris’s 2CVs, and Rome’s Fiats. In Hanoi, we have the Vietnam People’s Army legend Jeep, Uaz469, from the Soviet Era.


If you want to explore the real Hanoi in a unique and exciting way, then you must try Hanoi Jeep Tours. This tour is not like a mundane air-conditioned car ride, as it allows you to experience the sights, smells, and tastes of Hanoi up close and personal. Hanoi Jeep Tours offers a one-of-a-kind adventure that lets you venture off-the-beaten-path to see the real Hanoi, while checking off the capital city’s highlights in a Vietnam People’s Army legendary Jeep Uaz469 from the Soviet Era.

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Sit back, relax, and enjoy the tour as our driver and expert guide take you around Hanoi’s hidden gems, showing you the good, the bad, and the weird sides of the city. You’ll get to experience the best food that Hanoi has to offer and explore places you never knew existed.

Keep going to visit Hanoi Train street. Hundred years old train tracks running through the heart of Hanoi’s old town have recently become an interesting attraction – Hanoi train street, for travelers to Hanoi, especially foreigners. Sitting at a cafe in line with the railway, watching the lives of local people, though potentially dangerous, still makes many curious visitors want to experience.

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 🛌 OVERNIGHT IN HANOI 

DAY 2: HANOI - MAI CHAU ( B, L, D ) | 20/12

7:30 AM: Start your day with a delicious breakfast

8:00 AM: Depart for Mai Chau Valley

11:30 AM: Arrive, check-in at your accommodation, and enjoy a satisfying lunch.
15:00 Go to visit Mai Chau, Experience the tranquility of cycling through the Thai ethnic group villages, breathing in the fresh air, and taking in the scenic views of lush rice fields and serene village life set against a backdrop of majestic mountains. This remarkable journey takes place in Mai Chau, located 150 kilometers Northwest of Hanoi, nestled in a spectacular valley. The valley is home to the White Thai minority group, believed to have distant ancestral ties to tribes in Thailand, Laos, and China, and comprises of a picturesque collection of villages, farms, and traditional huts. 

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19:00 Time for a dinner and enjoy a local authentic time in Mai Chau

🛌OVERNIGHT IN MAI CHAU


DAY 3 : PU LUONG FULL DAY (B, L, D) | 21/12


Morning 

7:30 Breakfast time and check out hotel, get ready for an active day to visit Pu Luong nature reserve. 

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8:30: Walking to discover the hidden Hieu Waterfall nestled within the Pu Luong Nature Reserve. With an abundance of limestone mountains and unspoiled forests, the area offers a refreshing and cool climate all year round. After exploring the waterfall, savor a delicious lunch at a nearby homestay.

Nice waterfall in Pu Luong village Thanh Hoa province northern Vietnam


Afternoon
Continue the trip to explore Pu Luong.  Experience an easy trek that will take you through picturesque landscapes to enjoy a unique bamboo rafting experience. As you make your way through the natural wonders of the region, you'll also have the chance to observe the giant water wheels that are a feature of the area's traditional agricultural practices and experience bamboo rafting on the river. 

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19:00 Dinner time and relax.

🛌 OVERNIGHT IN PU LUONG 


DAY 4 : PU LUONG - NINH BINH (B, L, D) | 22/12


Morning

8:00 Time for breakfast 

9:00 Embark on a 6-kilometer 3 hours trek inside the Pu Luong Nature Reserve, following trails suitable for all. Pass through small roads snaking through rice terraces, visit remote rural villages of the Black Thai minority, and gain insights into the local way of life. Explore the magnificent Kho Muong local Cave, the largest natural unspoiled cave in Pu Luong, and marvel at its breathtaking beauty. Afterward, return to your accommodation for a well-deserved lunch.


Pu Luong Nature reserve

 

12:00 PM: It's time to refuel with a leisurely lunch, savoring local flavors and replenishing your energy for the journey ahead.


13:30: Bid farewell to the tranquil landscapes of Pu Luong as we embark on our journey towards Ninh Binh, known as the "Halong Bay on land," promising captivating scenery and cultural wonders.


16:00 Arrive in Ninh Binh, where ancient temples, limestone karsts, and lush rice paddies await. Check-in at your hotel, where you can unwind, freshen up, and immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of this historic region.


20:00 As evening descends, gather for a delightful dinner, sampling delectable Vietnamese cuisine and reflecting on the day's adventures amidst the enchanting surroundings of Ninh Binh.

🛌OVERNIGHT IN NINH BINH



DAY 5 : NINH BINH FULL DAY (B, L, D) | 23/12

Morning

7:30: Have breakfast and this is the fifth day of the itinerary 20-day travel package.


8h30: Visit Trang An UNESCO where you can do Trang An boat tour which is undeniably the most popular tourist attraction in Ninh Binh Province, drawing visitors from all corners of the world. This serene boat ride allows one to appreciate the caves and temples nestled amidst picturesque limestone mountains rising from the water, making for a breathtakingly beautiful setting that captivates the hearts of many.



Pu Luong Nature reserve and Ninh Binh


12:00: Time for Lunch

 

Afternoon

 

14:30: Visit Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, which served as Vietnam's capital in the 10th and 11th centuries, is a place of great historical significance where the Vietnamese people venerated the Ding and Le Kings.

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Then keep going to visit Mua Cave which is  is worth being visited in Ninh Binh . The cave brings you one of the best panoramic view of one of the nicest sceneries in Viet Nam- that’s Ninh Binh- which is known as a wonder of the world, the Telegraph from UK said “It’s an area known locally as Vietnam’s ‘Inland Halong Bay’” or Mua Cave – The Vietnamese “Great Wall of China”

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At night

Take some time to rest and having dinner, relax after your arrival in Ninh Binh. Later, savor some local delicacies for dinner and immerse yourself in the natural surroundings. Enjoy some free time to explore and acquaint yourself with the beauty of the area.


 🛌 OVERNIGHT IN NINH BINH

DAY 6: NINH BINH - HA LONG (B, L, D) | 24/12


Morning

8:00-8:30: A pick you up from hotel in Ninh Binh then to begin the journey to Ha Long


11:30: Upon arriving at Tuan Chau port, you will board a transfer boat that will take you to the cruise. Once onboard, you can enjoy a welcome drink and check-in to your accommodation.



12:30: Enjoy a delicious lunch and embark on a special and unique cruise that takes you through two breathtaking areas of Ha Long - Lan Ha Bay.


 

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Afternoon

 

14:30: The boat will take you on a scenic journey through the Gia Luan area, Thoi Quyt island, Ke Ga, and Finger - some of the most beautiful islands located in the southeast of Ha Long Bay and Lan Ha Bay..

16:00: You will have the opportunity to kayak and swim in the picturesque and enchanting Tra Bau Fishing Village area. Here, you can paddle your kayak to catch Snail Da and Ha Da while surrounded by the breathtaking limestone mountains of Lan Ha Bay.


17:00: After kayaking and swimming in the Tra Bau Fishing Village area, you will return to the Cruise to take part in two activities: the Sunset Party and relaxing in the Jacuzzi pool. During this time, guests can enjoy a relaxing moment while sipping a cup of traditional Vietnamese tea or coffee, indulging in fresh fruit on the Sundeck, and watching the gentle and peaceful sunset.


At night


19:30: Enjoy a delectable dinner and then have free time to unwind. You can relax, go squid fishing, or watch a movie at the restaurant.

 🛌OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE


DAY 7 : HA LONG - DA NANG - AIRPORT FLIGHT (B, L) | 25/12


Morning

6:00: Start your day with a Tai Chi exercise on the deck, while enjoying the stunning views of the surroundings. If the weather is favorable, you can also soak up the sun and watch the sunrise on the sundeck.


7:00: Breakfast is served at the restaurant.


8:30: You will visit the Bright Cave and Dark Cave, which are unique caves in Lan Ha Bay and can be explored by taking a traditional bamboo boat.


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9:30: Return to the cruise and sail back to Ha Long.


10:00 Indulge in an early lunch and bid farewell to the hospitable crew of the cruise.


11:30: Return to the wharf, concluding the 2-day, 1-night Ha Long-Lan Ha Bay Cruise tour with lots of good memories.


12:00: Arrive back at Tuan Chau harbor and the driver will provide you with transportation to Noi Bai Airport for a flight to Da Nang (Central Vietnam)


 

Afternoon

 

15:00: Arrive at Noi bai Airport where you can take a flight to Da Nang that Flights departing from 17 :00 PM onwards.

19:00 A pick up from Airport to Hotel in Hoi An 

20:00 Check in hotel, have dinner, freely walking around beautiful old streets and house in Hoi An at night.

🛌OVERNIGHT IN HOI AN

Shot of the night life in Hoi An.  Along the waterway, tons of restaurants and bars catering to tourists.
DAY 8: HOI AN - BASKET BOAT - COCCONUT FOREST (B, D ) | 26/12

Morning 

15:00  Pick up at hotel in Da Nang and transfer to Coconut Forest in Cam Thanh, Hoi An.

On the way to Hoi An, you will take a rest & visit Non Nuoc Stone Carving Village (this stop is arranged flexibly as time arrangement). Visiting Coconut Forest first (about 5km from the southeast of the Hoi An Old Town) - the place is poetic with green pure water and eco-system of coconut trees in the forest. You will experience basket boat riding around the coconut forest, learn about the daily life of Vietnamese fishermen, local people’s life.

While enjoying the basket boat ride, you will join some activities with boatman. Watching magical basket boat riding showed by boatman, experiencing an equally fun basket boat race in the cheering and bustling music drum will be unforgettable memory.   

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17:00 Move to Hoi An ancient town, a well-known walking town. Hoi an is one of the major trading centers in Southeast Asia during the 16th century due to the early western trader occupation period. Wander around Hoi An to visit Chinese Communal House, Old House of Tan Ky, Japanese Covered Bridge,… Specially, Hoi An town is very attractive with lanterns on streets in the evening, so you seem to put yourself into “Japanese historic town” with ancient architecture and the shimmer of lanterns in the evening. Also you will have free to time to visit Hoi An night market.

 


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As the sun sets, the lantern-lit streets of Hoi An come alive with an ethereal glow. Immerse yourself in the magical ambiance, where ancient architecture and modern flair coalesce seamlessly.

19:00 Dinner time in Hoi An 

20:00 Watch the show Hoi An Memories

Night,  Retreat to your sanctuary in Hoi An, where the fusion of tradition and comfort ensures a restful overnight stay. This day is a seamless blend of relaxation, exploration, and the enchantment that Hoi An graciously offers.

🛌OVERNIGHT IN HOI AN

DAY 9 : IMPERIAL CITY HUE FULL DAY (B, L) | 27/12

Morning 

- 7:00 Breakfast time 
- 8:00 Check Out and setting out on a scenic journey to the historical city of Hue.


- Begin your exploration with a visit to the iconic Imperial City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the grandeur of the ancient citadel, adorned with intricate architecture, ornate gates, and historic relics. Dive into the rich history as you wander through the Forbidden Purple City, once the private quarters of the royal family.

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- After a morning immersed in Hue's imperial legacy, savor a delightful Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant, offering regional specialties.


In the afternoon, 

13:00 Continue your journey to the serene Thien Mu Pagoda, an emblematic seven-story pagoda perched on the banks of the Perfume River. Explore its tranquil grounds, learn about its storied past, and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.


- Conclude your day trip with a visit of The Tomb of Khải Định, officially Ứng Mausoleum is a tomb built for Khải Định, the twelfth Emperor of the Nguyễn dynasty of Vietnam. It features a blend of Vietnamese architecture with Western styles. The tomb was completed in 1931 after 11 years of construction.

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- As the sun begins to set, return to Da Nang reflecting on the cultural treasures and historical splendors uncovered during your immersive day in Hue, carrying with you the memories of Hue's fascinating past and timeless beauty. 


 🛌OVERNIGHT HOI AN

DAY 10 : DA NANG - BA NA HILL (B, L) | 28/12


In the morning 

8:30 Embark on an exhilarating full-day excursion to the enchanting Ba Na Hills, a mountain resort known for its remarkable Golden Bridge and captivating French Village.


- Take an early morning cable car ride, one of the world's longest and most impressive, ascending through lush greenery to reach the summit of Ba Na Hills.


- Marvel at the iconic Golden Bridge, suspended delicately by colossal stone hands and offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. Capture stunning photos and relish the awe-inspiring architecture.

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12:00 Lunch  time with buffet 


In the afternoon 

13:30 Explore the whimsical French Village, a charming replica of a medieval French town nestled in the mountains. Stroll along cobblestone streets, admire European-style architecture, and savor delightful French cuisine in this unexpected Vietnamese setting.

- Engage in various attractions and entertainment options scattered throughout Ba Na Hills, including the Fantasy Park and Linh Ung Pagoda.

- As the day unfolds, witness the spectacular landscapes from the hilltop, showcasing Da Nang's coastal beauty and the lush Vietnamese countryside.

- 17:00, Return to Da Nang in the evening, carrying with you the memories of a day filled with architectural wonders, cultural delights, and panoramic vistas. Ready to continue your exploration of the vibrant Central Vietnam region.

  🛌 OVERNIGHT IN DA NANG

DAY 11: MY SON SANTUARY (B, L) | 29/12


At 08:30, embark on a captivating journey as we pick you up from your designated location in Danang or Hoi An city. Our first destination is the awe-inspiring My Son Sanctuary, recognized as one of the World’s Heritage Sites.


Accompanied by our knowledgeable tour guide, immerse yourself in a two-hour exploration of the historic and cultural ruins dating back to the 16th century, transporting you to the glorious era of the Champa civilization.

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As you traverse through My Son, our guide will unveil the remains of remarkable brick towers, delving into their origin and historical significance, while unraveling the meanings behind each monument. Additionally, indulge in the captivating Champa traditional performances, offering a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the region.


At 12:30, replenish your energy with a delectable lunch served at a local restaurant, savoring authentic flavors of the region.


Afterwards, at 14:00, we bid farewell to My Son Sanctuary and commence our journey back to your hotel, marking the conclusion of our unforgettable expedition.

OVERNIGHT IN DA NANG 



DAY 12 : DA NANG - FLIGHT - HO CHI MINH - CITY EXPLORE BY SCOOTER ( B ) | 30/12


Morning: 


7:30 Check out and go to the airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City (Southern Vietnam) Embark on a captivating city tour of Ho Chi Minh City. 

12:00 Airport pick up to hotel, Check in.

Afternoon:

The Insider’s Saigon by vespa scooter

13:00 - 17:00 Hop on the back of our vintage Vespas and see Saigon from a local’s point of view! This brilliant half day tour introduces you to daily life, rich traditions, tasty treats and a touch of history in Vietnam’s most populous city.


Cruise through back streets and main roads, seeing a contrasting mix of modern highrises and old, humble shophouses. Stop at a unique cafe where bird-lovers come to show off their feathered friends and take a walk through a vibrant market, rubbing elbows with the locals as they bargain for goods and sampling local snacks.


This Saigon scooter tour also includes a walk in the city’s fascinating Chinatown neighborhood, a visit to a breathtaking Buddhist pagoda and a stop at a peaceful memorial site. We’ll also swing by a few famous monuments, such as Reunification Palace and the historic Post Office. Throughout it all, your Vespa Adventures guide will share their city from their point of view- with fascinating insight about local life, culture and other tidbits not found in the guide books!7:30 Check out and go to the airport for a flight to Ho Chi Minh City (Southern Vietnam) Embark on a captivating city tour of Ho Chi Minh City. 


 🛌 OVERNIGHT IN HO CHI MINH 
DAY 13 : MEKONG DELTA FULL DAY ( B, L ) | 31/12


8:00 AM:  Pick-up from your hotel


Get picked up from your accommodation in the city center to embark on a journey to the Mekong Delta, specifically Ben Tre City. Along the way, you will pass through picturesque rice paddy fields.


 10:30 AM:  Mekong River Long Boat Ride


Embark on a long boat ride on the Mekong River, the homeland of coconuts. Gain insights into how the locals use coconuts not only for juice but also for manufacturing coconut candy and coconut oil.



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11:30 AM:  Explore Local Culture


Discover the vibrant local culture of the South, observing the lively activities on waterways with cargo boats, fishing boats, various fish traps, and handicrafts in coconut villages. The boat will take you to a brick factory, where you can witness the manual brick-making process. The motorboat then continues to navigate through the refreshing coconut water canals. Stop to visit a coconut candy workshop – a specialty of Ben Tre. Witness the coconut candy-making process and savor freshly made candy while enjoying self-brewed honey tea. Listen to traditional folk music called "đờn ca tài tử," famous in the Mekong Delta. Experience rowing boat along the stunning coconut canal in Ben Tre.

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12:00 PM:  Lunch Time


Enjoy a delicious local lunch amidst the serene and poetic landscape.


 13:00 PM:  Continue the Adventure


1. The motorboat continues to cruise through the intricate and peaceful canal network. Then, hop on a tuk-tuk/bicycle to explore Nhon Thanh village, interacting with locals, visiting a handwoven mat workshop, and tasting seasonal fruits. Visit a local coconut processing facility, observing the various manual stages from coconut husking to peeling and scraping.

2. Tuktok OR Cycle through the picturesque Nhon Thanh – Thuan Dien village roads, passing by tranquil coconut gardens to experience the rural scenery. Experience a soothing rowing boat ride on Cai Tac canal. Relax and enjoy the fresh, cool air.

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2:30 - 3:00 PM:  Return Journey


Take another boat ride back to the boat station and head back to the city. On the way back, stop to visit Vĩnh Tràng pogoda which is a Buddhist temple near Mỹ Tho in the Mekong Delta region of southern Vietnam. It is one of the best-known temples in the region.

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 5:00 - 6:00 PM:  Arrival in Ho Chi Minh


Finish the day with a drop-off at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh , concluding a day filled with authentic Mekong Delta experiences.

OVERNIGHT IN HO CHI MINH


DAY 14: CU CHI TUNNELS - SIEMRIEP FLIGHT (B ) (01/01/2025)



Morning 

8:30 Venture to the renowned Cu Chi Tunnels, a network of intricate underground passages that played a crucial role during the Vietnam War. Gain insight into the resilience and resourcefulness of the Vietnamese people as you learn about their wartime strategies.

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- Experience a guided tour through the tunnels, understanding the ingenious design and functionality that allowed the Viet Cong to live and fight beneath the ground. Gain a deeper appreciation for Vietnam's history and the resilience of its people.



 Afternoon 

13:00 - 21:00 Depart from Ho Chi Minh head to the airport to catch the flight to SIEM RIEP ( COMBODIA )  Upon arrival in SIEMRIEP AIRPORT , hotel airport pick up ,check in and relax at the hotel. 

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OVERNIGHT IN SIEM RIEP ( COMBODIA )


DAY 15: ANGKOR WAT - SIEMRIEP - HO CHI MINH FLIGHT ( B ) | 02/01


"FULL-DAY ANGKOR WAT SUNSET TOUR WITH GUIDE FROM SIEM REAP – OVERNIGHT IN SIEM RIEP 


9:00 Morning picks up you from your hotel to 
visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom and then go to visit central Angkor Thom (Bayon consists of 54towers and 216faces of Boddhisatva Acalesvara) which was built by the Angkor’s greatest King Jayavarman VII at the end of 12th, Barhoum which was the one the most spectacular temples in its heyday.

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Terrace of Elephant which was used for the public ceremonies and served as the stage for the king’s grand audience hall, Terrace of leper king one of Angkor’s mysteries, the ancient Royal Palace Hamanakas.

Visit the fabulous Ta Prohm temple which is embraced by the enormous fig trees. It has left in much the same condition in which it was found. The gigantic roots of the fig trees embraced the ruins and the jungle surroundings have made it one of the Angkor’s most popular temples.

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Lunch will be at a local restaurant.


Afternoon: Watching the sunset view from Angkor Wat which is one of the most important archaeological sites in South-east Asia which was built by the great Khmer King Suryanarayan II in the early on 12th century dedicated to Vishnu God Hindu religion. 

16:00 Go to the airport to depart to Ho Chi Minh by flight 

20:00 Arrive at Ho Chi Minh city , airport pick up by car and go to hotel check in , dinner , free time to relax 

🛌 OVERNIGHT IN HO CHI MINH CITY


DAY 16: HO CHI MINH - PHU QUOC FLIGHT (B ) | 03/01


Morning:

- 8:00 AM : Breakfast time at hotel and then complete the check-out process at the hotel, ensuring all belongings are accounted for.

- 12:00 PM Arrive at Phu Quoc Airport where you'll be pick up by driver to hotel

Afternoon

Free time to relax at the hotel and island 

🛌 OVERNIGHT IN PHU QUOC


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DAY 17 : SCUBA DIVING ( B) | 04/01

PRIVATE SCUBA-DIVING ADVENTURE TO EXPLORE PHU QUOC HALF-MOON REEF & U-TURN

  1.  Duration: 6 hours - in the afternoon/Morning (Subject to water conditions)
    Transportation: Speedboat
  2. Transportation: Speedboat
  3. Trip type: PRIVATE CHARTER
  4. Language: Vietnamese - English (Unavailable French speaking guide) 
  5. Inclusions: Hotel Pickup/Drop-off; Private Speedboat Charter; Underwater English-speaking Guide; Scuba-Diving Equipment (); Icebox with Mineral Water; Fruits and Juice on a detached island
  6. (Applied to groups of adults - from 15 yrs. old or Children from 160cm tall)


TOUR INTRODUCTION

This private charter scuba diving trip in Phu Quoc Island is designed for your group only. Challenge yourself with ultimate scuba-diving at our top-notch sites in Southern Phu Quoc and North Phu Quoc. Explore waters ranging from 6-17 meters with various marine creatures and exciting things with our diving instructors and your dive buddy!

On this private scuba diving trip we arrange hidden sites for divers to explore the colorful fringing reefs in the South/ North Phu Quoc sea. The trip is arranged based on the water conditions (which is tracked by OnBird’s internal forecast model) so that you could savor the diving in the best timeframe of the day which leads to entirely different experience.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS


Distinct route – schedule


Diving instructor, English-speaking tour guide support/ accompany during diving time Under-water visibility check on booking

Fascinating scenes of coral at hidden spots Cater to all levels (Try-dive; Fun-dive; Course)

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Coral species on this tour: Table coral, Brain coral, Pillar coral, Great star coral, Tube Coral, Gorgonian coral, Black coral, Digitate coral, Cabbage coral, Mushroom coral, Branching coral, Leather coral, Foliose coral, Massive coral and Ritteri Anemone …



IN BREFT: 

Phu Quoc Half-moon Reef: Depth: 3 – 8 m – Visibility: 3 – 8 m (subject to the weather conditions) Phu Quoc U-Turn: Depth: 2 – 16 m – Visibility: 3 – 8 m or similar (subject to the weather conditions)

Lie by the jade water sea on a sunbathing chair, underline of coconut trees, enjoy drinks, fruit from a Beach Bar and charge

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PICK UP TIME: 

Morning or afternoon departure is subject to guest’s preference and weather conditions. Please contact us for a further consultancy.


7:20 / 12: 30 : Depart from Duong Dong town for the dock in An Thoi town 
You’ll be picked up at your hotel and transfer by A/C car to An Thoi port for speedboat embarkation.

 

8:30 / 13: 10 : Boarding speedboat to turtle headlock beach or similar calm beach
  Get yourself acclimated to the water, diving gears, listen to safety brief from our diving instructor and practice for a while.


9:30 / 14:00 Arriving at haft-moon reef or similar wide deep range site
Half-moon reef has a great variety of coral species with a depth range from 3 – 8m, we reach the depth that all Phu Quoc scuba-diving tours reach here.

DIVING TARGETS: 

Biggest Coral in Phu Quoc
Clownfish garden
Golden leather coral-covered canyon
Nepthea coral-covered cliff
Anemone Canyon
Massive coral Ground
Leather Coral Cape
Continental Coral Slope
Seaworm-shaped Massive
Coral Sinularia Coral


10:30 / 15: 30 Go on to visit Phu Quoc U-turn

11:30 / 16: 30 Land on an island after geting tired of free diving time 

Enjoy fruit to charge again energy after free dive, laying back on the sunbathing chair and listen to the sound of wave, wind while sipping a fruit juice.


12:30 / 17: 30: Leaving the island to get back to harbor. 

Please note there will be no sunset time in the morning session.



WHAT TO EXPECT


DEPTHS

4m – 7m deep for Try-dive (Discovery/ Introductory Scuba Diving level)

4m – 16m deep for Fun-dive (Please note that Phu Quoc is a shallow water)


  • Hotel Pick-up/ Drop-off by A/C Transfer
  • Private Speedboat Charter (applied for group of maximum 4 divers) English- speaking guide
  • Scuba-diving Instructor escorts and leads during diving time.
  • Scuba-diving equipment (Diving gear, BCD, Regulator, Wetsuit, Fins, Mask)
  • Mineral cool bottled water onboard
  • Sunbathing Chair, Fruit juice and fresh fruit at Beach Bar

  • Please have lunch before the departure to have enough energy.

  • Prepare a long-sleeve shirt for snorkeling to minimize the use of sun-cream You should bring towel and water-proof camera to record underwater footage Diving license is required for fun dive.

  • In Phu Quoc, the actual depth of the sea varies, with an average depth ranging from 10 to 18 meters. It's relatively shallow compared to many other places or destinations worldwide. Each location has its own characteristics and features, so it's important to inform visitors to manage their expectations accordingly and avoid comparing it to places they may have dived before, such as the Maldives or the Caribbean."

  • Stringent Cleaning– We’ve increased the frequency of disinfecting surfaces and high traffic areas between each tour, and hand sanitizer will be available to all of our guests.

  • Wellness Checks– Employees receive daily wellness checks to ensure they are healthy and symptom-free. If you or anyone in your group is experiencing symptoms, we will work directly with you to cancel or reschedule your tour. Due to the nature of this activity, it is not recommended for persons with impaired physical mobility or those in wheelchairs and for those with medical conditions (high blood pressure, epilepsy, etc.), pregnant women, or seniors,…or have used alcohol drinks.

  • We check the water conditions and will advise you if they are good enough for your family adventure, only depart in the
    time of calm & safe water.


DAY 18 : RELAXING ( B ) | 05/01

 It is recommended to take a rest period after diving (at least 16 hours) to recuperate. Our guests are free to explore the island and relax today.

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DAY 19 :EXPLORE: PRIVATE BOAT TRIP - EXPLORE NORTHERN PHU QUOC ISLAND - SNORKELING (B,L) | 06/01
  

Duration: 5 – 6 hours

Departure: Morning or afternoon (subject to the water conditions)

Transportation: Private - speedboat

Trip type: Private tour - The route avoids the crowds

Language: Vietnamese - English

INTRODUCTION

 

The Discovery Snorkeling trip (no any non- swimming children under-12 years old) is for those who would like to explore the healthiest coral reefs of Phu Quoc Island, a decent coral reef in peace... This soft-adventure snorkeling excursion to go searching for the peaceful atmosphere of old Phu Quoc where we find an old part of Phu Quoc Island on a touristy-avoiding-route and explore the Coral Jungle Reef which is the healthiest coral reef with the highest coverage of coral (around 82.5%) across Phu Quoc Island and whole Vietnam. Read more about coral reefs in Phu Quoc.

 

TOUR OPERATION TIME: OCTOBER – ARPIL

 

IN BRIEF:

·       Private Speedboat ride along Old side of Phu Quoc

·       Coral Jungle Reef: Explore the healthiest coral reef of Phu Quoc island

·       Half-moon bay: Enjoy the Old Phu Quoc atmosphere

·       Half-moon beach: Enjoy the fruit & drink at an idyllic beach

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ITINERARY DETAILS: Morning/Afternoon departure subject to water conditions.

 

Pick up from your hotel to transfer to the speedboat pier in Northern Phu Quoc

Embark on the speedboat ride along the Northern side of Phu Quoc Island

 

The speedboat rides along untouched Northern Phu Quoc countryside in 25 mins will help you feel relax, reconnect to the nature.

 

First stop: a calm & untouched beach: Take a short training session and briefing and relaxation before snorkeling time, relax and get familiar with open water.

Move forward to the snorkeling site: Phu Quoc Coral Jungle Reef

 

Explore the Coral Jungle Reef (one of the healthiest coral reefs left in Phu Quoc Island) with the highest coverage of coral in Phu Quoc Island (up to 82.5%).

 

Depth range: 0.3 – 9m depth

Coral & sea species: Table Coral, Cauliflower Coral, Mushroom Coral, Staghorn Coral, Octopus coral, Fiji Leather Coral, Brain coral, Giant Barrel Sponge, Sponges, Porite Coral, Cactus Coral, Cabbage Coral, Leaf Coral, Anemone…

 

Snorkeling time will be approximately 1,3 – 1,5 hours.

 

Hop on Robison Island (an isolated island) to rewind after snorkeling time

 

Robison island will be reached or not depending on tides. Sometimes low tide makes it impossible to reach the island. Instead our guide will spend more time snorkeling at the reef.

 

Get back to the last stop – a private beach.

Enjoy drinks & fruits will be served at the beach in a peaceful ambiance.
Transfer back to the hotel by car/ van

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INCLUSIONS:

Hotel Pick-up/Drop-off by A/C Transfer

Private speedboat

English- speaking Underwater-guide

Underwater instrutor leading under water during snorkeling time

Safety session for all participants before snorkeling time

High quality & sanitized snorkel gears between guests (mask, tube, fin)

Prescription masks

Life vest or Open Water Inflatable Swim Buoy

Mineral water during the tour and Ice-box on the speedboat

Fresh fruits & juice at a private beach

 

EXCLUSIONS:

Value added tax

Personal expenses

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NOTES & PRO-TIPS BEFORE DEPARTURE

Please have a full meal 30 minutes prior to the departure time to have enough energy

Prepare seasickness pills on your own

Bring with you some snacks as the activity outdoor might make you hungry

Prepare a long-sleeved shirt/ swimsuit for snorkeling to protect your skin and to minimize the use of sun-cream.

You could bring towels, dry clothes to exchange after snorkeling time

We provide high quality snorkel equipment and floatation devices to use for the duration of your trip at no charge. You are also welcome to bring your own.

 

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HEATHY & SAFETY

Due to the nature of this activity, it is not recommended for persons with impaired physical mobility or those in wheelchairs.

It’s not recommended for those with medical conditions (high blood pressure, epilepsy, etc.), pregnant women, or seniors,…

Participants who appear intoxicated (read reason) before the tour may be refused service. In this case, no refunds will be given.

Please contact us to discuss more about your conditions, we’re sure to help you out.

 

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WHY IS THIS TOUR DIFFERENT FROM OTHER BOAT/ ISLAND HOPPING TOURS IN PHU QUOC?

      English-speaking & professional UNDER-WATER GUIDE

      Our underwater guides are highly-trained and know the coral reef like the back of their hand

      High safety and risk management

      Water conditions check on booking (to choose the date and timeframe)

      Distinct and crowd-avoiding itinerary to explore the Coral Jungle Reef which is the healthiest coral reefs of Phu Quoc Island, a decent coral reef which cannot be seen on scuba diving.

      Soft-adventure snorkeling experience

      High quality and clean snorkel equipment (mask, tube, fins, inflatable float)

      No non – swimming children

 

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PLEASE NOTE:

-        For the purpose of environmental as well as marine protection, small-fishing with traditional reels and fish-feeding are not allowed in the itineraries.

-        In case of unanticipated bad weather elements we would do apologize and cancel the tour with information via email from the previous evening or night.

 

DAY 20: DEPATURE - AIRPORT - FLIGHT ( B ) | 07/01

 Check out is scheduled for the last day in Vietnam. After that, our driver will transfer you to the airport, marking the end of your tour.

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As your Vietnam and Cambodia trip with Authentic Adventures comes to an end, we want to express our heartfelt thanks for choosing us. Your presence has truly made this journey unforgettable.


As you check out and head to the airport, we hope the memories you've made stay with you. From the bustling streets of Hanoi to the tranquil beauty of Mai Chau and Pu Luong, it's been a pleasure exploring with you.


Thank you for your adventurous spirit and for allowing us to be part of your travels. Safe journeys ahead, and may your adventures continue.



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