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Vietnam and Cambodia Tours at a Glance

Vietnam and Cambodia are two enchanting countries to travel in Indochina. Featuring a superb balance of invaluable traditions and tantalizing heritages, the vibrant essence of Southeast Asia will make your trip fantastic and addictive.

Best Time To Visit

As both two countries are located in the tropical zone, they all feature tropical climates, with temperatures ranging from 25°C (77°F) - 35°C (95°F).

Dry season (November - April) is considered the best time to visit Vietnam and Cambodia since the weather is pleasant, cool, suitable for diverse outdoor activities such as sightseeing and trekking.

  • Average temperature: 20°C (68°F) - 25°C (77°F)
  • What to wear: Don’t forget to bring a jacket to keep warm in case of chilly days, especially during December - January.

Regardless, the best time to travel depends on your preference. With high rainfall, the Wet season (May - October) doesn’t possess ideal conditions as the dry season, yet it coincides with the low season, and you can enjoy your journey without concern about crowds.

  • Average temperature: 30°C (86°F) - 36°C (96.8°F)
  • What to wear: You should wear light clothes with breathable material. Remember to prepare waterproof clothes and umbrellas for rainy days.

Vietnam Cambodia Weather

Must Do & See

If you are considering planning a trip to Vietnam and Cambodia, here are some highlight spots in the two countries you should not miss:

Cruise through Halong Bay

  • Cruise types: Day cruise, Overnight cruise (2d1n/ 3d2n)
  • Price from: 150 USD/pax /2d1n cruise
  • Suggested cruise: Ambassador, Mon Cheri, Scarlet Pearl

Embarking on a breathtaking cruise through the magnificent Halong Bay, adventure seekers can enjoy a huge range of exciting activities like kayaking, cave exploration, and witnessing stunning sunsets with emerald waters and limestone karsts.

Cruise Through Halong Bay

 

Admire Vietnam's ancient beauty in Hue & Hoi An

  • Trip duration: 4 - 5 days
  • Price from: 240 USD/pax
  • Must-visit sites: Hue Citadels, Royal Tombs, Hoi An ancient town

There is no doubt that Hue and Hoi An are the 2 places with the most well-preserved ancient constructions in Vietnam. With tourists who care about Vietnam's history, culture, and architecture, these places are where you can see all in their best way.

Hoi An

 

Experience the Mekong Delta’s tranquil beauty

  • Trip duration: 1 - 2 days
  • Price from: 60 USD/pax

Taking a boat tour through the Mekong Delta, a vast network of rivers and canals in southern Vietnam, visitors will get a glimpse into the daily life of locals who rely on the river for their livelihoods by exploring floating markets and visiting traditional villages.

Experience Mekong Delta’s Tranquil Beauty

 

Explore the Temples of Angkor in Siem Reap

  • Trip duration: 1 - 2 days
  • Price from: 100 USD/pax

The huge ancient temple complexes in Siem Reap including Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, Bayon, etc. are famous for their impressive architecture and intricate carvings. This is where you can immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the Khmer Empire.

Explore The Temples Of Angkor

 

Enjoy a wild beach vacation on islands in Sihanoukville

  • Trip duration: 3 - 4 days
  • Price from: 110 USD/pax
  • Suggested islands: Koh Rong, Koh Russei

Nearby Sihanoukville are plenty of untouched small islands that still keep their natural wild beauty - perfect destinations for anyone who needs a quiet beach vacation. As the boat tour to the islands is cheap and there is still no accommodation service there, you can visit different places each day.

Sihanoukville

Recommended Itinerary & Price

Based on individual preferences and the time available for the trip, the duration of travel in Vietnam and Cambodia can be categorized into several popular options:

  • 9 days: As the travel time is short, you can only explore limited destinations.
  • 14 - 15 days: You will have more experience since tourists can discover the most famous places to have an overall insight into two countries.
  • 2 weeks: This duration provides a more in-depth exploration of both countries.
  • 3 weeks: For those with ample time, a longer trip allows for a comprehensive exploration by experiencing the rich cultural heritage and natural wonders of both countries.
Duration Itinerary Price From
9 days Vietnam and Cambodia at a Glance 9 days US $1080
14 - 15 days
Highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia 14 days US $1354
  Best of Vietnam and Cambodia 15 days
US $1420
2 weeks
Incredible Luxury Vietnam and Cambodia Holiday 2 Weeks US $1847
3 weeks Vietnam and Cambodia Grand Discovery 3 Weeks US $2155
Travel Tips

Visa

Visa requirements for Vietnam and Cambodia vary depending on your nationality and the purpose and duration of your visit:

 Vietnam

  1. Visa Exemption: 25 countries including 9 countries in Southeast Asia have visa exemption agreements with Vietnam, allowing their citizens to enter for a specified period without a visa.
  2. Visa on Arrival (VOA): If your country is not eligible for visa exemption, you can apply for a Visa on Arrival (VOA) online in advance.

This requires obtaining an approval letter, which allows you to collect your visa upon arrival at designated airports in Vietnam.

  1. E-Visa: Vietnam also offers an E-Visa option for 80 countries, allowing you to apply online for a single-entry visa valid for 30 days. This must be done before you arrive in Vietnam.

 

Cambodia

  1. Visa on Arrival (VOA): Most nationalities can obtain a visa upon arrival at international airports and land border crossings in Cambodia. The visa is typically valid for 30 days.
  2. E-Visa: Cambodia offers an E-Visa option, allowing you to apply online in advance. The E-Visa is also valid for 30 days and can be used to enter Cambodia through designated ports of entry.

NOTE: It is recommended to consult with the embassies/ consulates of Vietnam and Cambodia or visa service providers to ensure accurate and up-to-date information.

 

Currency

Exchange rate

1 USD = 24,640 VND (Vietnamese Dong)
1 USD = 4,071 KHR (Cambodian Riel)

Denominations of money

Vietnam’s notes are available in denominations of 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000, 20000, 50000, 100000, 200000, and 500000.

The Cambodian Riel has 11 denominations: 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000, 20000, 50000 and 100000.

NOTE:

  • It's advisable to carry a mix of local currency and USD when traveling. Local currency is used for smaller transactions and as change.
  • You can exchange currency at banks or withdraw cash from ATMs, which are widely available in both countries.

 

Packing

  • Check the weather conditions for your travel dates and pack accordingly.
  • Be sure to include lightweight and breathable clothing, comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, insect repellent, and any necessary medication.

 

Plugs & Voltages

Having the same voltage of 220V at 50Hz, yet each country has different common types of plug.

  • Vietnam: Type A, C, F
  • Cambodia: Type A, C, G

 

Internet Access

  • Wi-Fi in Vietnam: available free with a strong connection at hotels, hostels, cafes, and restaurants in major tourist areas.
  • Wi-Fi in Cambodia: The best connection in Phnom Penh, 4G is a better choice for other cities. 
  • 4G local SIM card: from US $5 and has various mobile data packages offered by network providers.

 

Tipping

Tipping is not mandatory, but leaving a small tip is appreciated for good service.

At high-end restaurants, it's common to leave around 10% of the total as a tip if you are satisfied with the service.

 

Do & Don’t

Here are some do's and don'ts for visiting Vietnam and Cambodia:

Vietnam
Do dress respectfully when visiting religious sites Don't underestimate traffic - exercise caution when crossing streets
Do try to learn some basic Vietnamese phrases Don’t enter someone's home without removing your shoes
Do try Vietnamese street food Don't drink tap water - choose bottled water
Cambodia
Do try traditional Khmer cuisine Don't touch or climb on temple structures
Do dress modestly at religious sites such as temples Don't disrespect political figures

FAQs

To plan your Vietnam & Cambodia trip, firstly you need to know how long is enough. It depends on your available time, you can spend 10 days, 2 weeks or 3 weeks.

Secondly, I do recommend you find a local travel company that can help you plan the best trip package that matches your interest. You will save a lot of time and have a worry-free trip.

Read more: Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary 10 Days, 2 Weeks or 3 Weeks

Although located in Southeast Asia, Vietnam, and Cambodia still have apparent differences in weather due to geographical location

  • Vietnam weather: General climate follows into three regions (North, Central, and South), North: diverse climate with distinct seasons: Spring (warm & humid), summer (hot & rainy), Autumn (breeze & cool), and winter (chilly & dry). Central: the same as the North at North Central Coast and dry and wet from South Central Coast inwards and the last South: Dry and wet seasons. Refer to details information. 
  • Cambodia weather: The wet (May-Step) contributes the heaviest rainfall of the year, while the dry (Oct-Apr) is under the influence of the hot and dry entire country. Read here for details.

Due to the above characteristics, the best time to visit Vietnam and Cambodia is from November to April, at least rainy year, for comfy transportation and sightseeing.  

Generally, to cover a trip to Vietnam and Cambodia, an ideal plan can arrange from 7 to 15 days. Let's see where you will be traveling with different durations.

  • 7 - 10 days: For those with limited time but enough to explore the most basic about these two countries: highlight cities such as Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Ho Chi Minh, and Siem Reap and glimpse the Mekong Delta. 
  • 11 -14 days: This is a wonderful time to discover all highlighted places in 3 regions in Vietnam and Siem Reap or southern Vietnam, and all highlighted in Cambodia.
  • Over 15 days: A deep insight journey to Vietnam and Cambodia, visit 3 regions in Vietnam, and highlight cities in Cambodia.

Also, you can contact BestPrice via sales@bestpricetravel.com or +84 904 699 428 to tailor-made a trip suitable to your demand. 

Generally, your daily expense is around $96 - $248/person/day (excluding flight). Here is an overview of the Vietnam - Cambodia trip cost per person per day for a small group tour suitable for each demand: 

  • For budget travelers:      $83 - $118   (Standard Class 2* hotel)
  • For mid-range travelers: $100 - $150 (Superior Class 3* hotel) 
  • For luxury travelers:       $120 - $250 (First Class 4* or 5*) 

For detailed information, please have a look at our Best-seller Vietnam - Cambodia packages in 2024 below 

Best of Vietnam and Cambodia 15 days

From US $1296 per pax

Vietnam And Cambodia At A Glance 9 Days

From US $1059 per pax

Deep Insight Vietnam and Cambodia 24 days

From US $1984 per pax

No, tipping is not mandatory in Vietnam and Cambodia. 

However, if you want to show your appreciation for services that exceed your expectations, here is a guide to tipping culture in each service that may be useful for the travel handbook

Vietnam

Cambodia

Tour guide

$ US 6 - 8/day/person

Around $ US 10/day/person

Driver

$ US 3 - 4/day/person

$ US 1-2/day/person

Hotel 

  • $ US1-2/day for Housekeepers 
  • $ US 1/bag for Bellman

Otherwise, the front desk has a tip box for all staff in the hotel, or you can give a tip directly to staff that you appreciate

 

With other services like restaurant/bar/massage, you can tip for appreciated staff from $ US 2 - 5. When visiting a temple or religious site, you can leave some local currency in the urn to contribute to worship maintenance. And, just pay only the price agreed with the taxi, tuk-tuk catch along the way. 

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05/04/2024

Hello I am in pattaya Thailand currently and come from Germany. I would like to do a Vietnam-cambodia tour. 8 days or two weeks. Tour is scheduled to begin on May 3, 2024. Can we organize that? I m one Person and would like group tour. Thanks

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05/04/2024
@Elijah:

Hi! We suggest you should consider this tour Best of Vietnam and Cambodia 15 days as the best option for Vietnam - Cambodia group tour, the price starts from only $1460. Please check your email for more information from our consultant.

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13/03/2024

I need a tour package for 5D/4N @ Vietnam & 4N/3D @ Cambodia . for total 8 pax

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13/03/2024

Hi! At present, we have 2 itineraries that might fit with your request:

If the above suggestions aren't fit with your need, we can do a tailor-made itinerary for you. Pls check your email for more information, thank you!

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14/12/2023

hi, looking for a 16 day package covering Vietnam and Cambodia, 4* hotel 3 pax (2 adults 1 child)

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16/12/2023
@Anais:

When is your travel date? you can extend our 15 days with an extra day in Hoi An for relaxing.

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10/12/2023

I was wondering if there was a travel package with Vietnam/Cambodia and Lous together over a 2 week period? I'm looking to go in March 2024

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11/12/2023
@Gary Howarth:

Yes we do but it will be customized. Will send you detail today.

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01/12/2023

Hi, I am interested in the luxury Vietnam and Cambodia tour. What are the date options starting beginning to mid-January 24? I will be in Thailand until end of December and planning to be in Hanoi early Jan.

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01/12/2023
@Darren:

If you do a private tour we can do flexible date for you, if join you can move to 12 or 17 Jan.

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