In this “highlights of Vietnam – 11- day MEKONG DELTA & TEMPLES” tour, you will have a wonderful opportunity to explore the real life in land and water way of people who are living in Mekong delta between Vietnam and Cambodia. And you also have a chance to immerse yourself into the spiritual life of Cambodian by visiting the famous temples that were recognized by UNESCO IN 1992. This trip was an idea of Linh Pham who was born from Mekong Delta and also is a founder of this company.  She made this trip as a present for a best friend who is Bulgarian. Nowadays, this tour program is researched in practice and chosen by many customers.

Departure from: Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam
Classic Tour


11 days 10 nights –Tour Code: IGVCAM011
Type of tour : Private

Destination: Ho Chi Minh → Mekong Delta → Phnom Penh → Siem Reap


  • Theme : excursion, culture, history
  • Exploring a vibrant Saigon in day and Vespa tour after dark.
  • Immerse of peaceful and friendly in local people
  • Sleep on authentic private boat in Mekong River
  • Get knowledge of cultural reclamation and agriculture in South region
  • As dating in 20th century back colonial time of Indochina war
  • Know the true of Khmer Rouge by visit places in Phnom Penh.
  • Admire the spiritual Cambodian life though the marvel of Angkor temples 

  • Xin Chào – Welcome to Saigon – VietNam

    Meals included: None

    Flight to Saigon, where you will be met at the airport in the arrival hall by your Guide. You will be transferred for about 20 minutes to your hotel and check into your room.

    There is no sightseeing today.

    Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) is the most dynamic and modern city of Vietnam. Saigon is the name of a fantastic river flowing through the city. 

    During the 1960s and early 1970s, Saigon was the Pearl of the Orient, which flourished  under  the  American  occupation. In more  recent  times,  it  was  the  seat  of  the  South  Vietnam government until the events  that led to the country’s reunification. Today, the old mixes seamlessly with the new and you can wander through timeless alleys to incense-infused temples before catching up with the present in designer malls beneath sleek skyscrapers.

    Overnight in Saigon.

  • Meals included: Breakfast- Dinner

    In the morning, you will visit the amazing Cu Chi Tunnels where Vietnamese guerrillas built a labyrinth of narrow tunnels as hideouts during the war. The  Cu  Chi  experience  can  be  emotional  for some  visitors,  but  it  offers  a  fascinating  window  into  the hardship  and  traumas  of  war.

    Return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon for a half-day city tour. Highlights include the photo stops at the Reunification Palace, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office. Visit a local market in Chinatown and the Thien Hau Temple.

    Early this evening you will be collected from your hotel by Vespa and taken on an exhilarating tour of the city’s outer, sampling the very best street food, bars and cafes along the way.


    A foodie night out on the town.

    This Saigon night tour is part night excursion, part street food adventure. Experience Saigon nightlife the way locals do, all from the back of a vintage Vespa scooter.

    To start off this Saigon night tour, enjoy drinks at our Vespa-themed café, Café Zoom, to watch “as the world goes by” (as said in the Lonely Planet guide book). Throughout the night, try a variety of food and drinks at 2 local restaurants and samplings of Saigon’s best authentic local food. Zoom past the famous must-see sights of Ho Chi Minh City while in the bustling traffic. We’ll also go to a Vietnamese-style coffee shop with special live music bar, and then wrap up the evening at an exciting music bar where the new generation of Vietnamese unwind and flaunt their unique styles.

    Guests ride pillion behind our drivers to enjoy and experience the Vietnamese nightlife with friends. This tour includes free flowing drinks and all you can eat, so come with an appetite!

    *Saigon Night Tour Highlights*- All-you-can-eat & free flow drinks, cocktails & snacks at Cafe Zoom, local seafood restaurant, local Vietnamese pancake restaurant, zooming by famous Saigon sights, live music cafe, live music bar.

    Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

  • Meals included: Breakfast- Lunch- Dinner

    Leaving the city behind you will travel overland to Ben Tre province, known as the kingdom of coconuts for your first discovery into Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region. Spend the day exploring the rural area using a host of different local transport options. Engage with local communities, learn about the cottage industries key to this area’s success and sample an array of Mekong snacks. After enjoying a hearty lunch you will continue to Vinh Long province where you will be spending the night. Check in to your charming riverside lodge. This evening you are led by fire torch to the house of a war veteran turned musician. Listen to his music and interesting stories of his experience in this part of Vietnam.

    Overnight at Homestay in Vinh Long

  • Meals included: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

    Leave Tra Vinh  after having breakfast and transfer  the two hours to the port town of Cai Be. Here you will board a private sampan that will take you along the Mekong. The first day will look you enjoy a leisurely cruise to Sa Dec. This place still boasts a few colonial remnants including narrow paved roads, Bonsai garden and exquisite town houses. Back on board you will enjoy dinner and sunset time.

    Overnight on Sampan

  • Meals included: Breakfast- Lunch – Dinner

    Today, the boat explore narrow canals and a stretch of the Basac River. You will walk through the rural village. (Detail on resquest)

    Overnight on Sampan.

  • Meals included: Breakfast 

    Arriving into the boat’s to final destination, Chau Doc. You will disembark and transfer to your hotel.

    This afternoon is free to explore the town such as the renowned Tra Su bird Sanctuary, Chau Doc local market and Sam Mountain.

    Overnight in Chau Doc.

  • Meals included: Breakfast.

    You will have an early breakfast, then take the speed boat to Phnom Penh. The journey takes about 5 hours.

    Upon arrival at the pier in Phnom Penh, you will be met by your Guide and be transferred to your hotel.

    The rest of day is at leisure.

    Overnight in Phnom Penh.

  • Meals included: Breakfast 

    Phnom Penh is the Capital and most populous city in Cambodia. It has been the national capital since French colonization of Cambodia, and has grown to become the nation’s economic, industrial, and cultural center.

    Once known as the “Pearl of Asia”, it was considered one of the loveliest French-built cities in Indochina in the 1920s. Phnom Penh, along with Siem Reap and Sihanoukville, are significant global and domestic tourist destinations for Cambodia. There are a number of surviving colonial-era buildings scattered along the grand boulevards. 

    On the banks of the Tonle Sap, Mekong, and Bassac Rivers, Phnom Penh is home to more than 2 million people, approximately 14% of the Cambodian population

    After breakfast, take a full day city tour including the National Museum, the Silver Pagoda, the Royal Palace, Wat Phnom and the Central Market

    In the afternoon, visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the notorious Khmer Rouge Killing Fields

    Overnight in Phnom Penh.

  • Meals included : Breakfast

    Transfer to  Siem Reap by plane  , the ancient city of Angkor temples. 

    Pick up and transfer to hotel for check-in. Visit the old Khmer Empire capital in Rolous group with Bakong, Lolei and Preak Kor temple. After lunch, visit one of the Wonders of the World – Angkor Wat, climb up to Bakheng Mountain to enjoy the beautiful sunset of this historic ancient city. 

    Overnight in Siem Reap.

  • Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    Siem Reap is the second largest city of Cambodia, as well as the capital and largest city of Siem Reap Province.

    It has French and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter and around the Old Market. In the city, there are museums, traditional Apsara dance performances, a Cambodian cultural village, souvenir and handicraft shops, silk farms, rice paddies in the countryside, fishing villages and a bird sanctuary near Tonle Sap, and a cosmopolitan drinking and dining scene. Cambodia’s Siem Reap city, home to the famous Angkor temples, was crowned the ASEAN City of Culture for the period 2021-2022 at the 9th Meeting of the ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Culture and Arts (AMCA) organised on Oct 22, 2020. 

    Siem Reap today—being a popular tourist destination—has many hotels, resorts, and restaurants. This owes much to its proximity to the Angkor Wat temples, Cambodia’s most popular tourist attraction. 

    After breakfast, proceed to the graceful Khmer Temple of Shiva, the Bantey Srei with its rarely seen sculpted female deities. On the way back to town, visit the impressive Ta Prohm Temple, Neak Pean and Preah Khan Temple which is dramatically enveloped by jungle.

    Lunch. Visit South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Phimeanakas (Royal Palace), Elephant & the Leper king terraces. Buffet dinner and enjoy Khmer Traditional Apsara Dance show.

     Transfer to hotel for accommodation.

    Overnight in Siem Reap.

  • Meals included: Breakfast

    We will start a wonderful visit to Tonle Sap Great Lake – the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia and an ecological place that was designated as an UNESCO biosphere in 1997 and cruising on wooden boat across floating village.

    At noon, we will be back to Siem Reap and free time for explore Siem Reap city.

    Free until transfer to the Airport for your departure. Ends of highlight of “ Mekong Delta and Temples” tour.

Package includes:  

  •  Private transportation with regional English speaking guide throughout the program
  • Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast, based on Twin sharing
  •  Overnight private sampan trip in Mekong delta 
  • 24/7 helpline
  • Meals, sightseeing and entrance fees as specified in the itinerary
  •  Purified water during days with tours
  •  Tickets for speedboat 

Package Excludes:

  • International and domestic air-tickets
  • Travel Insurance & other personal expenses.
  • Early check in & Late check out
  •  Peaks season or public holidays in surcharge.
  •  Meals not mentioned in the program, beverage during meals  
  • Visa fee (if applicable)
  • Tips and gratuities 

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