Duration
12 Nights
Fitness
Moderate
Travel
Multiple dates in 2019
Destination
Vietnam & Cambodia
Discover the colours, sights and sounds of fascinating Vietnam and Cambodia. Immerse yourself in Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi, filled with ancient landmarks such as the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature. Spend four unforgettable days in Cambodia, exploring landmarks such as Angkor Wat.
HIGHLIGHTS
  • International flights to and from Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane or Adelaide included
  • All domestic transfers and select meals included
  • Visit Halong Bay, Hanoi, Hoi An & Ho Chi Minh City

HOLIDAY INCLUDES
International roundtrip airfares
All domestic and international transfers including Cambodia
Round trip to and from the airport
Private coach transport with air conditioning
English-speaking guides
20 meals: 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 3 dinners
11 nights accommodation
2 internal flights: Hanoi –Danang, Danang– Saigon
Tour tipping

TRAVEL DATES 
Departure dates in 2019:
  • Mar: 13, 20, 27
  • Apr: 10, 17, 24
  • May: 08, 15, 29
  • Jun:  05, 19
  • Aug: 21, 28
  • Sep: 11, 25
  • Oct: 09, 16, 23, 30
  • Nov: 06, 13, 20

ITINERARY
Vietnam
  • Day 1 Arrive in Hanoi from Australia
  • Day 2 Hanoi / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Day 3  Hanoi, Halong Bay / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Day 4  Halong Bay, Hanoi/ Meals: Breakfast.
  • Day 5 Hanoi, Danang, Hoi An / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 6 Hoi An / Meals: Breakfast.
  • Day 7 Hoi An, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City  / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 8 Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta  / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 9 Cu Chi Tunnels, Depart Ho Chi Minh City  / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Cambodia
  • Day 10 Arrive in Siem Reap / Meals: Dinner
  • Day 11 Siem Reap – Angkor Complex / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 12 Siem Reap / Meals: Breakfast
  • Day 13 Siem Reap Departure / Meals: Breakfast
For Full Itinerary information CLICK HERE
MAP
HOTELS
  • Hanoi: Flower Garden Hotel or similar
  • Halong Bay: Halong Paradise Hotel or similar
  • Hoi An: Hoi An Garden Palace or similar
  • Saigon: Eden Saigon Hotel or similar
  • Siem Reap: Central Boutique Hotel or similar

WHY BOOK WITH MYDISCOVERIES?
At MyDiscoveries we want to help you make ‘one day’, today. Whether you’re into cruising or glamping, or if you’d prefer to holiday at home or abroad, we’re driven to make your holiday dreams come true. With over 20 years of travel experience, you can be sure we can create the right holiday for you. Can’t find what you’re looking for on our site? Call us on 1300 404 606 and one of our travel consultants can create an incredible package for you.
The MyDiscoveries 30 Day Booking Guarantee means that if you can’t get the travel dates you want within 30 days of buying the voucher, we’ll give you your money back
Pay over 5 x monthly, interest-free instalments. Credit card holders can spread their payments over 5 months on all MyDiscoveries holidays

FINE PRINT 
  • Multiple departure dates in 2018 & 2019 available to choose from.
  •  Please note all dates are subject to availability at time of booking. Rest assured, should your dates not be available, the Booking Guarantee applies.
  • Dates are subject to availability at time of booking. We recommend you be quick to redeem your holiday and increase your chances of getting your preferred dates locked in!
  • Voucher is for one person based on single or twin /double occupancy.
  • Valid for sales unless sold out prior.
  • A service charge of AUD $350 applies if any change is made after the booking has been confirmed and the vouchers have been redeemed.
  • If you need to cancel your trip after travel has been confirmed, the travel operator may impose cancellation fees.
  • The tour is non-refundable after your air ticket has been issued.
  • Children: There is no child discount on this tour deal, however, they can come on the tour if they pay the adult fare. Adults must supervise children responsibly during all excursions and the tour.
  • Rooms are subject to availability. If the desired hotel is not available, we will book an alternate and inform you about the supplement/reduction in costs.
  • We cannot provide a refund if we are unable to accommodate a special request Itinerary scheduled activities are subject to change without prior notice based upon weather, traffic condition and other unforeseen occurrences.
  • Travel insurance not included, customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover. Members receive 10% off any travel insurance policy – simply mention the promo code: DISCOVERY10.
  • Our valued up to pricing in our offers are based on the ‘rack rate’ of the room and the inclusions at the time of publication of the offer (that’s hotel-speak for ‘Recommended Retail Price’). Supplier pricing /charges are dynamic and therefore constantly changing depending on peak seasons, low seasons and events so we use the rack rate which is consistent year round and 100% verifiable. The value and comparative savings have been determined based on the supplier’s shared rack rates and the value of inclusions. Rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of value.
  • Excludes: visa, travel insurance (highly recommended), single supplement upgrades, add-ons and excursions, anything not listed above i.e.: laundry, personal item

VISA INFORMATION
A visa is a form of permission for a non-citizen to enter, transit or remain in a particular country.
We do not issue visas for overseas travel and cannot provide definitive information on visas. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. For all countries, contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the country you intend to visit well in advance of travel. Not all countries have representation in Australia. For a list of all countries visa requirements Click Here

TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606
1

Arrive in Hanoi from Australia

Begin your journey by embarking on your international flight from Australia to Hanoi. Upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport, you will be met by your tour manager and be transferred to your hotel. Take some time to relax and prepare for your full day tour tomorrow.
2

Hanoi

Today you will embark on a city tour featuring Hanoi’s most famous sites including; Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum (outside view), One Pillar Pagoda, and the Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first university. Enjoy a cyclo ride around the Old Quarter in the afternoon and appreciate the local lifestyles as you wind through Hanoi’s streets. Afterwards, enjoy a Water Puppet Show – a traditional form of Vietnamese folk art, before tonight’s welcome dinner.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
3

Hanoi, Halong Bay

Travel by coach to Halong Bay and take a boat trip to explore one of the world’s great natural wonders, cruising past thousands of limestone islands filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. The sails of junk boats and sampans gliding along the emerald waters of the bay create a picturesque scene. You will also have the opportunity to visit some of the hidden grottoes beneath the towering cliffs. Before heading back to the hotel you will have the opportunity shop for souvenirs.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
4

Halong Bay, Hanoi

Enjoy a morning of leisure or join an optional food tour to sample tasty local delicacies. Later you will be transferred back to Hanoi.
MEALS: Breakfast
5

Hanoi, Danang, Hoi An

Today, you will take a morning flight to Danang. Upon arrival, transfer to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Hoi An, stopping en-route at the Marble Mountains to enjoy the stunning view of Danang. An important trading route between the 15th and 19th centuries, Hoi An is a unique blend of culture, cuisine and architecture. Step back in time as you wander the narrow streets of this charming former trading port, with its ancient covered bridges and temples.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch
6

Hoi An

Explore Hoi An on foot, visiting an old merchant’s home, the Japanese Covered Bridge, Hoi An Market and a local Chinese temple. Enjoy an afternoon of leisure to wander through the town or relax at one of the many cafés along the picturesque Thu Bon River.
MEALS: Breakfast
7

Hoi An, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City

Today you will fly to Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon). Upon arrival, enjoy a city tour that includes; Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall, Central Post Office and Ben Thanh Market.
MEALS: Breakfast and Lunch
8

Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta

Today you are free to discover the local life in the bustling city of Ho Chi Minh at your own pace. Join the optional Mekong Delta River Cruise. On the tour, you will travel to Ben Tre to discover the unique lifestyle of inhabitants living along the Mekong Delta. Visit fruit and bonsai gardens, a coconut candy workshop and a rice paper mill. Bike ride or travel by horse carriage along the village road and enjoy local delicacies and tropical fruits, before you head back to Saigon in the afternoon. Note: Lunch is included on the day tour to the Mekong Delta.
MEALS: Breakfast
9

Cu Chi Tunnels, Depart Ho Chi Minh City for Cambodia

Today, you will have a half day tour visiting Cu Chi Tunnels. At its height, this tunnel system stretched over 250km from Saigon to the Cambodian border and was three levels deep. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centres and kitchens. Today, the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction and giving visitors a feel for what life was like during the Vietnam War. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before transferring to Cambodia.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch
10

Arrive in Siem Reap

Upon arrival, you will be met by our driver and tour guide and transferred to your hotel. Spend your free time at your leisure.
MEALS: Dinner
11

Siem Reap – Angkor Complex

Spend a full day exploring the Angkor Complex, visiting temples such as; Banteay Srei – known as the “Jewel of Khmer Art” with its delicate decorations, Angkor Thom – the town of Khmer, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple Complex, Terraces of Elephants, Terrace of Leper King, and the Former Royal Palace. In the afternoon, you will visit Ta Prohm, the only temple to retain its natural configuration, and an example of how most of the temples of Angkor looked at the time of discovery. You will also explore the Angkor Wat temple. This famous temple, built by King Suryavarman II in the middle of the 12th century, took at least 30 years to construct.
MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch
12

Siem Reap

Enjoy today at leisure or choose to join the optional tour to Tonle Sap Lake, where you will explore local life around the lake, schools, villages and markets.
MEALS: Breakfast
13

Depart from Siem Reap back to Australia

Spend your last morning at leisure before you are transferred to Siem Reap International Airport for your flight home back to Australia!
MEALS: Breakfast
DESTINATION
Vietnam and Cambodia are well-known for their amazing natural landscapes and historic monuments! This Vietnam & Cambodia tour will enable you to visit the main Vietnam & Cambodia attractions such as the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature or the Kulen Mountains.
FLIGHT
  • Departures from Sydney & Melbourne: China Southern or Vietnam Airlines
  • Departures from Brisbane, Perth & Adelaide: China Southern or Vietnam Airlines
Please note: Airlines cannot be confirmed until three weeks prior to departure and changes in airline may be made to accommodate tour requirements. 
TRANSFER
  • All domestic transfers are included
MYDISCOVERIES VIP PACK
  • Start your holiday before you’ve even stepped on the plane with MyDiscoveries exclusive VIP package.
  • Arrive at Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane airport in the comfort and style of a privately chauffeured luxury SUV or sedan, complete with complimentary water and WiFi.
  • Relax and unwind away from the usual airport hustle and bustle with premium lounge access complete with an array of amazing facilities at your disposal.
Read more CLICK HERE
WEATHER
  • Vietnam has two main seasons; dry season from November to April, and rainy season from May to October. The dry season also divides into cool and hot seasons. The cool season, which is normally from November to February, is the best time to travel.
  • Cambodia has a very tropical climate. November to April is winter and the best time to travel, as the weather is more comfortable.
VISA 
We do not issue visas for overseas travel and cannot provide definitive information on visas. Only the countries you plan to visit can provide up-to-date information about their visa requirements. For all countries, contact the nearest embassy or consulate of the country you intend to visit well in advance of travel. Not all countries have representation in Australia. For a list of all countries visa requirements Click Here
TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • MyDiscoveries can arrange a personalised travel insurance quote for you.
  • Call us on 1300 404 606 and quote Discovery10 for a 10% discount.
Once you have purchased your voucher, you will automatically get an email from My Discoveries reconfirming next steps including completing your SNA online booking form.  You can also contact us on 1300 404 606 and we will happily assist you with purchasing your holiday online or over the phone. 
 
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
 
When will I get my ticket(s)?
  • Our partner operator negotiates great deals with airlines ahead of time, purchasing tickets in bulk at different times throughout the year to provide you with the very best value for money. Unfortunately, this means there is no pre-set time when you will get your tickets other than in advance of your travel. Sometimes this can occur months in advance while in others, it’s 30 days or less prior to travel. Rest assured we have everything under control and no one has ever missed their flights in their 6-year history.
  • Your tickets will be issued electronically, but are no longer needed by the airlines. Upon check-in, you just need to show your passport and visa.
Where will I have a stopover on my flight?
  • We are not able to confirm if there will be a stopover or where that might be on your way to and from your chosen destination.When you purchased your group tour, we endeavour to find the best path to get you from your origin city (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane or Adelaide) to your destination.Most of the time, this means we need to go through a large hub airport to then connect with a domestic flight. We always seek to ensure the minimum amount of layover time that meets with the required transfer times set by the airlines and/or designated airports.If you wish to pay an additional cost to upgrade to a better, more direct flight path or to business class, you may contact SNA customer service and we can discuss the options available.
When will I get my itinerary? 
  • This My Discoveries Voucher you will receive post purchase serves as your tour itinerary. A detailed day-by-day summary of your hotels and other travel details will be sent to you at least one week prior to travel to ensure it is complete and accurate. Your confirmed hotel list is sent out seven days prior departure. This is because sometimes small details change at the last minute due to the complexity of travel to developing countries.
What about visa(s)?
  • Our Operator SNA will be happy to assist you with any Visa requirements you may have. Should you wish SNA to organise visas for you, SNA will be processing your visa in bulk, based on travel tour dates and group sizes. Each country has its own visa process which unfortunately can vary widely beyond our control. Developing countries are notorious for inconsistent processing, which is why we strongly suggest you leave it up to us to deal with it.
  • We have dedicated customer service personnel to hand-hold your visa application through each step to ensure nothing goes wrong. Unfortunately, there is no pre-set schedule we can confirm other than you will receive them ahead of your travel. Please contact SNA if you have concerns about your visa.
  • Alternatively, you are able to process your own visas directly with the countries consulate closest to you.
What are the refund and cancellation policies? 
  • My Discoveries and SNA Tours have partnered together to bring you the best value-for-money deal possible. This means that once the 30-day Booking Guarantee Period ends, there will be penalties for cancelling. Once the 30-day period ends a minimum of $350 SNA Tours & $100 My Discoveries fees apply per person & will be charged to cover administrative costs incurred.
  • Once airtickets are issued, no refund is possible. Should there be a health or other serious issue, please contact My Discoveries and SNA with supporting documentation and we will assess the claim on compassionate grounds. My Discoveries strongly recommends Travel insurance and we can organise this. Simply email mydiscoveries@boundround.com to receive 10% off your travel insurance.
Can I decide my travel flight path?
  • SNA facilitate hundreds of travellers across dozens of dates and half a dozen origin cities. This means they need to have the flexibility to manage across multiple airlines and cannot provide each passenger or travel group with their own preferred flight path. The more direct flight path, the higher the cost. Admittedly, this is a trade-off when traveling at this amazing price.
Can I upgrade my flights? 
  • Yes, you can upgrade your International flights to Business Class for $3,500 per person. Please contact the SNA Customer Service team to discuss the details and update your booking. Please note domestic flights can only be booked in Economy.
TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY, BUY ONLINE AT WWW.MYDISCOVERIES.COM.AU or CALL 1300 404 606