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Vietnam Cambodia Trek

 

 

Trekking in vietnam and cambodia tours is one of the popular outdoor activities on which many tourist are based. This trip is way to reach many beautiful places in Vietnam and Cambodia. It is also a best way to see the real beauty of Nature. The tour start trekking to Mai Chau the north west of Hanoi and work our way on foot. The scenery on hiking is such you forget about time and distance as the surroundings become so enthralling. Then we flight up to Phompenh , continue trekking to ChiPhat with community guide and forest cook, board your motorboat and cruise along the cool waters. As the sun rises and you are entertained by the skies changing colors you can enjoy your breakfast. Soon you turn off the Preak Piphot River and sail up the secluded and winding Pruit River
 

Day1: Hanoi arrival

Meet in airport then transfer to hotel . Overnight in Hanoi

Day 2: Hanoi Mai Chau (PomCong Village). (L,D)                 
After breakfast, a four-hour drive brings you to Mai Chau, Enjoy a lunch break in the scenic Mai Chau valley.Then first leg of your trek is a 2.5-hour hike to the Thai village to Khoe. Spend the night with a local Thai family in a traditional house built on stilts. Enjoy their hospitality, and discover a little about their lives and culture.

Level :3h easy trekking

Day 3: Mai Chau- Hang Kho Muong Village. (B,L,D)                             
In the morning, driving to Hang village before continuing your trek,
start our trek at 9 a.m. Today we will be walking for a approximately 5 to 6 hrs. The first hiking is hard with some steep climbs and yet more stream crossings, the next is really glorious with beautiful views of valley, rice terraces, rich rain forest.

Picnic lunch on the way at Eo Ken village. Arrival in Kho Muong- the setting of the village is perhaps the most beautiful in Vietnam nestled between steep karst mountains and nice terraces in the afternoon. Spend our second night in a typical Thai eco stilt house in Kho Muong

Level :5-6h  Active trekking

Day4:  Trek to Nua/Cao Hoong/Hin Village( B , L, D )

Having breakfast, then start for a harder full day of hiking, today we have a full day trek as we climb to the Pu Luong range. En route we pass through a number of small hamlets and minority villages. There are some steep climbs and yet more stream crossings. Trek to an incredible cave, only recently discovered and now protected by the Forest rangers. The trekking becomes more remote yet one is never far from a villager tending fields, passing steep limestone mountain, rain forest inside the Pu Luong Nature Reserve to Nua village. After a rough trek, what is more refreshing than a cool stream.This will surely bring you a new experience. Stream bathing! Then picnic lunch will be served here.

Relax from the heat of the day before continuing on to Hin the village of Thai people in the afternoon. We will be welcomed as honored guests. Have dinner with local people at their traditional house. Free time for you to talk and learn their traditional customs and culture. Prepare picnic lunch for the next day.
Trekking:  6 hrs/light climb followed by a gentle descent
Day 5: Trek to Son Village Hanoi. ( B , L )

Leave Hin village after having breakfast at Thai people, we will start for a full day trek to Son village. Climbing up hardly, we will get in deeper inside the Pu luong Nature Reserve with wild and rich tropical forest, having picnic lunch on the way. Continuing our trek passing through Ba beautiful village to Son village when  you meet a car for transfer back to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi

Day 6 : Hanoi Halong Bay: ( B , L, D )

 Drive through rice paddy fields to Ha Long Bay. You will board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of Ha Long Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim (if weather permits). Drop anchor in the late evening for an overnight stay among the dramatic limestone peaks rising out of the sea.

Day 7 : Ha Long Bay Boat Cruise Hanoi
Spend the morning cruising through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Ha Long Bay before returning to the wharf. Driving back to Hanoi . ( B , L ) Overnight in Hanoi

Day 8: Transfer to airport for flight to NongPhenh. Transfer to Hotel. Overnight in Nongphenh

Including in Vietnam route:

1.      All land transportation as shown in the program, by private bus ( pick up )

2.      3 nights in hotel ( 3 star hotel in Hanoi) , one night on boat, 3 night home stay

3.       2days/one night package boat cruise in Halong Bay , check in boat /out in noon time .

4.      Food as B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner

5.      English/ Vietnamese speaking local guides

6.      All entrance and sightseeing fees

7.      water and snack for trekking

 

 

Cambodia trek option

 

Day 9: Phnom Penh to Chi Phat
Today you have an early start as you leave Phnom Penh and drive the 190 kilometers (118 miles, 5 hours) to the riverside community of Andoung Teuk. Board the Chi Phat Community boat for a 2 hour upstream journey along the Preak Piphot River. During this ride, be on the lookout for birds and mammals coming to the water's edge to drink. Upon arrival in the small, remote community of Chi Phat you meet the eco-tourism staff and get a short introduction regarding their hard work within the community. Afterwards have lunch and discuss the activities for the following days. Then check-in to your home-stay, a traditional Khmer home with basic facilities (mosquito net, fan, toilet, bathing area), and meet your host family. Walk to the nearby Chhay Chrey rapids with a local guide (about 2 kilometers, 1 mile) where you can relax in the cool refreshing waters. On return to the village you have dinner after which it is an early night to be prepared for an early start the following day.

Meals included: L, D

Day 10: Chi Phat to Veal Ta Prak
Waking early whilst it is still dark you meet your community guide and forest cook, board your motorboat and cruise along the cool waters. As the sun rises and you are entertained by the skies changing colors you can enjoy your breakfast. Soon you turn off the Preak Piphot River and sail up the secluded and winding Pruit River. After an hour the motorboat cuts its engines and you transfer to a traditional row boat and continue upstream. Now being engine-less you can really appreciate the silence of the surroundings and hear birds from the thick forests lining the river. This is the ideal opportunity to see the area's birdlife as well as watching out for other wildlife such as monkeys and flying squirrels. Eventually the rowboats arrive at a small clearing where you disembark, and begin your Cardamom trekking. Here you disappear into the forest, follow the winding and undulating trail which is full of exotic sights, scents and sounds, including gibbons calling from high up in the tree tops. Lunch is taken next to a scenic river and you will be amazed at how quickly your forest cook sets up the campfire and prepares a hot, basic but tasty meal. After relaxing the trek continues, on route the guide will point out various signs of wildlife and various plants. Try the delicious forest leaves and fruits which he suggests. In the early afternoon you reach your low-impact campsite and hammocks are strung up. Later on, you may wish to walk to Veal Ta Prak the nearby grassy clearing / watering hole. Here you can look out for hornbills, parrots, wild pigs, deer and monkeys. Hike back to the camp where the forest cook will have prepared your dinner. The rest of the evening can be spent around the campfire exchanging stories and gazing up into the starry night.

Meals included: B, L, D
Trekking distance: 10km (6 miles)

Day 11: Veal Ta Prak to O'Key Village
Return to Veal Ta Prak to spot more incredible wildlife animals. Back at the campsite you will have breakfast and once the camp is 'struck' your Cardamom trekking tour continues as you head towards the small mountain community of O'Key. Here you will learn more about the villager's lifestyle and have lunch. Afterwards you explore the nearby O'Malu waterfall where you can have a refreshing swim and relax. Dinner is prepared by your forest cook.

Meals included: B, L, D
Trekking distance: 11km (7 miles)

Day 12: O'Key Village to Chi Phat
This morning you continue your trekking adventure back to Chi Phat village along old logging trails and passing through open landscapes presenting beautiful views of the Cardamom Mountains. Back in Chi Phat you have lunch and a nice cool drink. In the afternoon you are free at leisure and may wish to visit the nearby rapids for a refreshing swim. After freshening up a tasty 'Farewell Dinner' will be served, after which you are free to wander around the village and experience rural community night life.

Meals included: B, L, D
Trekking distance: 14km (9 miles)

Day 13: Chi Phat to Phnom Penh
You may wish to rise early this morning in order to walk down to the river and watch the magical sunrise and the villagers slowly waking up. After breakfast you bid farewell to Chi Pat as you journey back to Andoung Tuk. On arrival at Andoung Tuk you will meet your waiting vehicle and return to Phnom Penh, allowing you time to reflect on the wonderful and unique Cardamom Mountain trekking experience you have enjoyed in the seldom visited mountains of Cambodia, and taking away very fond memories. Overnight in Nonghphenh

Meals included: B

Day 14: Phnom Penh departure

Free time until transfer to airport for departure flight


Price :

Inclusions cambodia route :
All sightseeing tour and transfer services as detailed in the above itinerary
Community Guides (limited English)
Accommodation in Chi Phat (basic no a/c), 2 night hotel in Nongphenh as 3 star hotel
Hammocks for sleeping in the forest
All necessary entrance fees
All necessary boat trips
Bus ticket from Phnom Penh to Chi Phat
Bus ticket from Chi Phat to Phnom Penh or Sihanoukville 
Daily drinking water
All meals as detailed in the above itinerary (B = Breakfast - L = Lunch - D = Dinner)

Exclusions:
Services not detailed in the above itinerary
International flights to / from Cambodia
Cambodian Visa fees
Accommodation before / after the tour
Drinks with included meals
Expenditure of a personal nature
Discretionary tips
Travel insurance
Any payment / money transfer charges 
 

 

 

 

TOUR OVERVIEW

Duration:

14 days

Accommodation:

in home-stay, nights in hotel , nights on train

Activity:

 mountain hiking

   Including  

         English speaking local guide.

         Accommodations as mention on itinerary with home stay , and 2 star hotels

         Meals as noted B= breakfast, L= lunch ,D=dinner.

         drink as water for walking, trekking

         Snack during walking and trekking day

         Sightseeing and activities as noted in the itinerary.

         100% ground transportation by bus

         Additional guides where necessary.

Best time to go

Year around

 Price:

Group Size

2

 4- 6

Price /person

1,895 USD

 1,665 USD

Note: Prices are based per person, double occupancy, with a separate cost for solo travelers. If you are traveling in a group but prefer single accommodations, a single supplement fee applies. Triple accommodations are not available in many of the destinations we visit.

 

Note:

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  • All bookings must be paid deposit 50 USD/person for a cruise, 100 USD for tour before start your trip.

  • Deposit we be pay by paypal

 

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Trekking Vietnam  through jungles and across landscapes, the mountainous north of Vietnam is home to many cheerful and vibrant hill tribes. As well as the challenging ascent of Fansipan and Ta Chi Nhu mountain a wonderful features of this adventure is spending a couple of nights on trek in the village homes of some of these welcoming tribes and with the help of your guide being able to learn more about their culture and traditions.

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