Vietnam & Cambodia from $1598

Phnom Penh – Siem Reap – Ho Chi Minh City - PLUS Ha Long Bay

9 days – 7 nights
PLUS 3-night extension to Ha Long Bay

Check Availability or call 877-962-3980, or 800-638-7640

What's Included?

The 9-day land package includes:

Transportation and Lodging

  • 7 nights in superior tourist class hotels or better, 2-share rooms with price bath/shower
  • One-way flight from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City in economy class
  • All ground transportation by air-conditioned motor coach, as per itinerary
  • Domestic airport transfers included with land package price
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers included with purchased international AESU group airfare

Meals

  • 7 continental breakfasts
  • 1 lunch
    • Angkor Wat lunch
  • 4 specialty dinners
    • Traditional Cambodian dinner
    • Siem Reap dinner
    • Vietnamese dinner & Saigon River cruise
    • Farewell pho dinner

Activities, Admissions & Sights

  • Welcome orientation in Phnom Penh
  • Choeng Ek Memorial & Toul Sleng Museum
  • Buddhist Temple, Wat Phnom
  • Siem Reap 'tuk tuk' trip
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Angkor Wat
  • Banteay Srei Temples
  • Ta Prohm & Bayon Temple
  • Saigon River Cruise
  • Vietcong Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Cholon Market
  • Water puppet show
  • Phnom Penh Royal Palace
  • Silver Pagoda
  • National Museum
  • Choeng Ek Killing Field Memorial
  • Angkor Thom
  • Terrance of the Leper Kings
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace
  • War Museum and much more…

The 3-night optional extension includes:

Transportation and Lodging

  • 2-nights on a 5-star cruise with private bath/shower, 2-share cabins
  • 1 night in superior tourist class hotels or better, 2-share rooms with price bath/shower
  • One-way economy class airfare from Ho Chi Minh City to Hai Phong
  • Transfer from Ha Long Bay to Hanoi
  • Transfer hotel to airport included with purchased AESU group airfare

Meals

  • 3 continental breakfasts
  • 1 brunch on board the cruise
  • 2 dinners including:
    • Specialty dinner on board the cruise
    • Farewell dinner on board the cruise

Activities, Admissions & Sights

  • See the One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, "Hanoi Hilton” Prison and more
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage Site Ha Long Bay
  • 5-star luxury cruise

Plus:

  • A private tour director for the entire duration of the land tour
  • All service charges and local taxes

Be enchanted by the lush beauty of Cambodia and the teeming excitement of bustling Phnom Penh. See the sights by tuk-tuk in Siem Reap and go deep into the jungle as we explore the mysterious 12th-century Angkor Wat. Peer into Vietnam’s imperial past and descend into the Vietcong’s Cu Chi tunnels. Indulge in the delicious cuisine, culture and heritage of these fascinating Indochinese countries.

  • Welcome orientation in Phnom Penh
  • Phnom Penh Royal Palace
  • Silver Pagoda * National Museum
  • Choeng Ek Killing Field Memorial
  • Toul Sleng Museum
  • Buddhist Temple, Wat Phnom
  • Siem Reap 'tuk tuk' trip
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Angkor Wat
  • Banteay Srei Temples
  • Ta Prohm & Bayon Temple
  • Saigon River Cruise
  • Vietcong Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Cholon Market
  • Water puppet show
  • Angkor Thom
  • Terrance of the Leper Kings
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace
  • War Museum
  • Optional Ha Long Bay extension:
    5-star cruise
  • Ha Long Bay UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • See the One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, "Hanoi Hilton" Prison in Hanoi and much more …!

This journey will take your breath away!

Free Airport Transfers & Discount Airfare

When you book your airfare through AESU, you get these great benefits:

  • Free airport transfers overseas on tour start and return dates
  • Hassle free—we take care of all the details
  • Free quotes & competitive rates
  • Fly with fellow travelers
  • Flexible payment schedule
  • AESU can help with special flight requests too
Find out more

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Optional 1/2 day guided city tour of Ho Chi Minh City
$25

We start our guided city tour at the Reunification Palace, the witness of the fierce Vietnam War that ended in 1975. The grand building is a museum today and serves as a hall for official receptions. See Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office, the city’s major landmarks. Walk down Nguyen Hue Street and take photos of the Opera House and the Ho Chi Minh Committee. We continue our walk to Ben Thanh Market, one of the most typical symbols of Saigon, to experience the daily life of locals and have an opportunity to shop for hand-made goods. Duration: approx. 2.5 hours.

Optional Full Day Mekong Delta Excursion
$45

On our guided ‘cyclo tour’ go through the fascinating network of narrow alleys and shop houses also known as 'The 36 Streets' - each street being named after the merchandise traditionally sold there, ranking from fabrics to crafts and from medicines to tombstones. Drop by at Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake. The excustion includes an English speaking guide, the Cyclo trip (pick up/drop off at hotel), 1 bottle of water. Duration: approx. 2 hours.

Optional Cyclo Tour in Hanoi
$25

On our guided ‘cyclo tour’ go through the fascinating network of narrow alleys and shop houses also known as 'The 36 Streets' - each street being named after the merchandise traditionally sold there, ranking from fabrics to crafts and from medicines to tombstones. Drop by at Ngoc Son Temple located on the Hoan Kiem Lake. The excustion includes an English speaking guide, the Cyclo trip (pick up/drop off at hotel), 1 bottle of water. Duration: approx. 2 hours.

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What to do during your free time? For more details or current local events talk to your tour director or your local city guide. They are always the best source for free-time activities and offer great tips on restaurants or local hang-outs.

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Meals

Traveling on this trip will introduce you to some native cuisine, including local specialties.

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Hotels

We stay in superior tourist class hotels, all with private bath/shower in 2-share rooms. Our hotels have been specially selected for their European atmosphere, friendly hospitality, and cleanliness. Our hotels are centrally located or within a short walk of public transportation to take you to the landmark of your choice in the city you are visiting. (Why stay in remote cabins, hostels, or share your room with up to 6 people, when you can stay in a centrally located hotel?)

You'll be given a complete hotel address list with your final documents. Properties are subject to change and any substitutions would be the equivalent of those listed. *Single supplement only applies if single accommodations are requested. Independent hotel reservations, special tours and FIT tours always apply a single supplement. Please check your itinerary.

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LE MONT HOTEL, Phnom Penh

Le Mont Hotel, located in the Chamkar Mon district of Phnom Penh features a rooftop swimming pool,open-air in-house restaurant and a sky bar. It is in walking distance of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the National Museum. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Air-conditioned rooms are furnished with contemporary furniture and feature a flat-screen cable TV, mini-bar and a desk. Private bathrooms are equipped with shower facilities, a hairdryer and free toiletries.

IBIS STYLE HOTEL, Krong Siem Reap

The Ibis Styles hotel is located within short distance of Pub Street, King's Road Angkor and the Old Market. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

LE DUY GRAND HOTEL, Ho Chí Minh City

Le Duy Grand Hotel is located in a 15-minute walking distance from War Remnants Museum and the Reunification Palace and approx. 1 mile from the Ben Thanh Street Food Market and Tao Dan Park. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom, a flat screen TV and a desk. Free WiFi is available throughout. The hotel features and outdoor pool.

ANCORA CRUISE, Halong Bay

The 5-star Ancora Cruises offers a private beach area (at dock), a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The property features a hot tub, evening entertainment and a shared lounge. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom equipped with free toiletries a seating area and a desk. A buffet breakfast is available daily at the property. The on-site restaurant specializes in Vietnamese and Seafood cuisine.

LE CARNOT HOTEL, Hanoi

Nestled in the famous Old Quarter, Hotel Le Carnot is located conveniently within a 5-minute walk to Hang Dau Tower, Cua Bac Church and Dong Xuan Market. Wi-Fi is free throughout the property. Rooms are furnished with a wardrobe, a personal safe, desk and a flat-screen cable TV. Tea/coffee making facilities and a mini-bar are also included. The private bathroom comes with shower, slippers and free toiletries.

Vietnam & Cambodia: Secrets of Indochina$1598.00
Vietnam & Cambodia: Secrets of Indochina plus 3-night extension to Halong Bay$2343.00
Click on a date below to get a quote or book online
Start In Phnom PenhEnd In Ho Chí Minh CityLand Only
2020
Oct 18  Oct 25$1598

Or call 800-638-7640 to speak with a travel expert

If you purchase your own airfare, book your overnight flight from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date listed above.

* Price per person based on a twin share room. If you are a solo traveler, upon request AESU can attempt to arrange for you to share a twin with a same-gender traveler. If you prefer a single room, or if AESU cannot arrange a shared room a single supplement of $195 for the tour/$395 for the extension will be applied to your reservation.

AIRFARE

Gateway Cities

Fly into Pnohm Penh, return from Ho Chi Minh City.

Halong Bay extension: return from Hanoi

Airfare is not included in land price. If you choose to book air with AESU, after receipt of your land booking, AESU will email you a quote with your tour confirmation invoice. You will have 72 hours to accept or decline airfare. (Or call AESU at 800-638-7640 for a quote prior to booking).

Book Airfare with AESU - FREE Airport Transfers

Purchase your airfare from AESU and receive free arrival/departure transfers between the airport and your hotels. We also try to book you on the same flights as others traveling on your tour. Land only participants BOOKING OWN FLIGHT OVERSEAS, DO NOT receive airport arrival/departure transfers. If you book land only with us, book your flights from the USA one day earlier than the tour start date. If you are not booking flights through AESU, we recommend not booking airfare until your tour is guaranteed (This will be noted on website with “guaranteed departure” next to tour start date).

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How to Book

Click on a date above to get a quote or book online. You can make your $500 deposit ONLINE to confirm your space on the land tour. Full payment isn't due until 120 days before departure, and you or friends and family can make partial payments after you've booked (See NOTE below if within 120 days). Or you can scan/email or fax a booking form.

If you just want a quote and don’t want to secure a spot on the land program, select date above and click “Get a Quote” button on next page.

NOTE: Reservations to be paid in full 120 days prior to departure. Reservations received after this date are subject to availability and any airfare quote can only be held for 72 hours. Payment in full, for late bookings, will be due upon receipt of invoice from AESU. A late booking fee of $100 per person will apply.

All prices reflect a cash discount (For full payment by credit card, there is a 4% processing fee.)

To download a copy of the Terms and Conditions Click here.

Payment Plan

After paying a deposit of $500 online to reserve your spot, you can pay your balance in as many installments as you like, with a minimum of $100 for each transaction and no service fee. Please indicate booking number on your check payment. If you prefer to pay installments by credit card, please call us at 800-638-7640 for details. (All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 4% processing fee for any payments made by credit card after initial deposit.) The total tour cost (land, and air if applicable) must be paid in full at least 90 days before departure.

INSURANCE: Optional insurance coverage is available for baggage, accident and trip cancellation/interruption. We strongly recommend for your protection that you purchase trip cancellation insurance. The UNC General Alumni Association will send you an application after you make your reservation.

DISCLAIMER::The UNC General Alumni Association and the tour operator reserve the right to decline to accept or to retain any person as a tour member should such a person's health, mental condition, physical infirmity or attitude jeopardize the operation of the tour or the rights, welfare, or enjoyment of other participants. Refunds will be made in accordance with the cancellation policy listed in the brochure.

Membership requirement: Tour participants who are not members of the General Alumni Association must join the Association ($50 for singles; $60 for couples) or pay a $50 surcharge to participate. Please pay by separate check made payable and mail to the General Alumni Association.
General Alumni Association, University of North Carolina, PO Pox 660, Chapel Hill NC 27514-0660.

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University of North Carolina

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