Explore Vietnam & Cambodia Trip
- Hon Mun Island for a morning of snorkeling in the protected marine park
- Visit the famous temples of Vietnam
- Participate in a Vietnamese cooking class
- Go sand sledding in the desert
- Enjoy a local Cham cultural dance show
- Tour a local fish sauce production plant
- Explore Ben Than market to try some of the local food
- Visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda
- Attend a water puppet show at the Gold Dragon theater
- Pay our respects at S21 and the Killing Fields
- Dinner at a social venture benefiting street children
- Traditional dance performance at the Cambodian Living Arts
- Evening dance classes as the sun sets over Phnom Penh
- Tour Cambodia’s most famous temples
- Learn about silk weaving at a silk farm
- Hike up K’bal Spean
Delicious street food spiced with exotic flavours, secluded beaches and dense jungle are only some of the unique and dynamic adventures waiting for you in these developing countries.
Vietnam has a storied history of invasion and conflict. A modern day peaceful country, Vietnam offers both a hands-on view into history and modern culture alike, with many people worth meeting and adventures to have along the way.
Student trip itineraries are completely customizable for your group, desires, and needs.
Day 1 - Travel to Vietnam
Board our group flight, Vietnam bound.
Day 2 - ARRIVE IN NHA TRANG, VIETNAM
Meet your Evolve Tour Director at the airport. Check into our hotel and have time to explore the area. We will take the afternoon to rest on the Nha Trang beach. Enjoy dinner and a cruise in the Nha Trang bay.
Day 3 - NHA TRANG, VIETNAM
Hon Mun Island for snorkeling in the protected marine park. Guided city tour – Long Son Pagoda, The Nha Trang Cathedral , Hon Chong Promontory and the Po Nagar Temple. Evening Vietnamese cooking class.
Day 4 - MUI NE AND PHAN THIET, VIETNAM
Visit the White and Red Sand Dunes and walk along the desert like hills and slide down the dunes on sleds. Fairy stream for a small hike. Local Cham cultural dance at the village. Tour the local fish sauce production plant. Evening in Phan Tiet.
Day 5 - HO CHI MIN CITY, VIETNAM
Travel to Ho Chi Min, AKA Saigon. Ben Than Market for lunch. Visit the Jade Emperor Pagoda. Evening water puppet show – re-enactment of Vietnamese folklore on a stage of water.
Day 6 - PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA
Arrive into Phnom Penh. Lunch at local market. Afternoon visit to S21 and the Killing Fields – followed by reflection time. Question answer session with a social venture NGO, supporting the education and development of street children.
Day 7 - PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA
Cambodian Living Arts – observe and possibly participate in a traditional dance performance. Visit an organization offering vocational training to local women. Explore the Royal Palace & National Museum. Begin making our way to Siem Reap
Day 8 - SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA
Explore Cambodia’s ancient temples, the remnants of the great Khmer civilization – Angkor Wat, Bayon, & Ta Promh. The theme of today’s tour will be religion and spirituality
Day 9 - SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA
Journey to Siem Reap’s silk farm, where we can observe the fascinating process of silk weaving by watching real artisans at work. Explore more of the Angkorian temples, or go for a hike up K’bal Spean.
Day 10 - Homeward Bound
Transfer to the airport and begin our travels home, after an amazing trip to Vietnam & Cambodia together.
AirfareRoundtrip group airfare to Vietnam
BusesLocal private/public shuttles and
HotelsCentrally located, student friendly, 3 * minimum, acclaimed hotels
HostelsCentrally located, student friendly hostels
Junk BoatOvernight tour on a junk boat
Three meals a day included in tour. Meals at locally owned and run restaurants and accommodations serving authentic cuisine sufficient for teenage appetites
Instead of bells, traditional gongs are used to call many Vietnamese children to school
Places You’ll Visit
Ho Chi Minh City
Visit the Reunification Palace, see Notre Dame Cathedral, the General Post Office and tour the War Remnants Museum.
Cu Chi Tunnels
The underground location of several military campaigns during the Vietnam
Visit the upper Mekong and visit several islands along
Visit the White and Red Sand Dunes and stop at the Fairy Stream.
Hon Mun Island
Morning of snorkeling in the protected marine park.
Visit Long Son Pagoda, The Nha Trang Cathedral,
Hon Chong Promontory and the Po Nagar Temple.
My Son sanctuary
One of the foremost temple complexes of Hinduism in South East Asia.
Bike tour in the country side to see the local farms, rice fields and enjoy a meal
in a Vietnamese village.
See a kung fu show and visit a local family that makes incense.
See one of the famous Thien Mu Pagodas, a symbol of Hue city.
Junk boat for the next two days to tour Halong bay, listed as one of the natural world wonders.