Tours of Viet Nam
Below are some features of our Vietnam vacations:
Vietnam Vacation Activities
- Capture the awesome view from Hai Van pass- the great natural barrier between north and south.
- Go green and visit Ba Na Suoi Mo, a forest area rich with botanicals and rare animal species.
- Ogle at the ancient architecture of Hue – the imperial capital city of the Nguyen Dynasty.
- Hunt down 194 historical sites, including 82 ancient tube houses, 24 ancient wells and tiled-roofed bridges in Hoi An.
- Go diving at China Beach. For wet and wild fun, head to Danang Water Park.
- Don’t leave without seeking out famed UNESCO heritage sites, the ancient capital of Hue, Hoi An and My Son.
Viet Nam Tours
- SAVOUR and sample exquisite cuisine from northern, southern and central Vietnam. Must tries are Banh trang (large steamed rice flour cake) and Cau Mong Rare Beef. Seafood lovers don’t miss unripe jack-fruit with flying fish and jellyfish salad. Find superb food everywhere from street stalls to fine restaurants.
- FIRST SIGHT. The Son Tra Peninsula can be seen where ever you are in the city. Witness Vietnam’s vibrant architecture and feast your sights on these eminent pagodas: Pho Da, Tam Bao, Phap Lam, Tam Thai and Linh Ung. Visit the impressive Cham Museum, home to over 300 sculptures from the opulent Cham Kingdom.
- FIND just 8km from the city centre, the five beautiful marble mountains of Ngu Hanh Son. Then, climb down and spend the day on pristine sand and clear waters at Non Nuoc Beach. Or head south to China Beach – made famous by the American television series of the same name.
- BAG artistic stone statues from Non Nuoc art village, sesame cakes or handmade mats from Cam Ne village. Ladies, don’t leave without buying or tailoring an elegant Ai Dai (traditional Vietnamese outfit). Want more? Head to Han Market near Tran Phu Street or Con Market by Hung Vuong Street.
Cambodia Travel to Phnom Penh
Below are some features of our Cambodian vacations
Cambodia Vacation Activities
- Hunt for gold – whether it’s in the city’s many shops or a shining statue of the Buddha.
- Reflect on the city’s glories – with a visit to the Silver Pagoda.
- Fish for delicious morsels with fresh catch at any one of the many restaurants.
- Look for the hair of Buddha at Wat Ounalom.
- Have a tête-à-tête at the villa of Napoleon III.
- Read off a wall – the epic Ramayana is a monumental tale.
- Go green – at the face of the Emerald Buddha.
- Assume a regal pose at the Royal Palace.
Phnom Penh Tours
SAVOUR freshwater fish from the Tonle Sap Lake; Trey Aing (grilled fish) and Trey Noueng Phkea (fish stuffed with dried prawn. Soup’s up - Samla Trey (fish soup) and Samla Namya (spicy noodle soup). Where? Food stalls in and around Phnom Penh’s Central Market; at night along National Road across the Japanese Bridge.
- FIRST SIGHT, Royal Palace, home to a wealth of royal treasures; the villa of Napoleon III, once accommodation of French Empress Eugenie at the opening of the Suez Canal. Be dazzled by the Silver Pagoda, its floors laden with more than 5,000 silver tiles; read the epic Ramayana – off the wall. Take in the most striking Wat in the city – the Wat Phnom, approached via an imposing staircase.
- FIND boat trips to Mekong Island; Toule Bati – for lake side picnics with the added attraction of the temple of Ta Phrom; long weekends in a riverside resort setting at Koki Beach – dine on delicious meals and fresh fruits as you paddle along the river; Tours of Cambodia and Laos.
- BAG wood carvings, paper masks, stone and brass figurines, bizarre finds. Where? Bijouterie d’Etat; the art deco Central Market and Tuol Tom Pong Market for genuine antiques and reproductions; crafts at Ecole des Beaux – Arts Shop.
Cambodian Airfares / Siem ReapTours:
- SAVOUR street cuisine, dinner theatre or elegant dining; pizza along the river; streams of delicious noodles; pate sandwiches or baguettes hot from the cart; ice-cold Tukraluc shakes concocted from exotic fruits. Where? Try Lucky Café and Kampuccino Pizza by the river.
- FIRST SIGHT Provincial Capital and old French colonial town, use the river as your guide; stroll along the banks and discover cafes by day and discos by night; wander the traditional Psahs or markets – Psah Chas (Old Market) and Psah Leu (Upper Market_; take in the traditional Apsara dancers and shadow puppet performers at the local hotels and restaurants; Cambodia tours and airfares.
- FIND the ancient kingdom of Khmer, Angkor – once lost, now rediscovered; magnificent monuments of Bayon, Ta Prohm and Angkor Wat, jungle-clad; the four faces of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, larger than life; a never ending web of galleries. Or be found – by 172 faces of Avlokitesvara, carved into 49 towers.
- BAG temple rubbings; intricate stone and wood carvings; silver betel boxes; precious gems and handmade silks. Where? Wander through the little shops in the Old Market.
- Present an offering of chicken-skins at the shrine of Yei-Tep for a winning lottery number.
- Rub shoulders with creatures of legends and sacred snakes at Angkor; tours of Cambodia.
- See how the worm turns – into a silk-producing commodity at the silkworm farm.
- Declare yourself king of the hill on the same mountain Jayavarman II declared himself god-king.
- Hire a paddleboat and mix with the locals at the West Baray.
- Watch the fisherman net fish at the river front while you catch some rest.
- Bring home a few jaw dropping tales from the Crocodile Farm.
- Ponder about a Pagoda, the traditional seat of Khmer culture; Siem Reap Tours.