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20 Days | 2 Incredible Countries

Camp Vietnam & Cambodia Combo

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Duration

20 Days

Dates

Summer 2024 & 2025

Cost

£1,599

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Prepare for your Ultimate Vietnam and Cambodia adventure...

Experience the enchanting allure of Vietnam and Cambodia on a captivating adventure. Immerse yourself in the vibrant chaos of Hanoi, cruise through the mystical beauty of Ha Long Bay, stroll the lantern-lit streets of Hoi An, indulge in exquisite local cuisine, unwind on sun-kissed beaches, explore the historical treasures of Phnom Penh, and marvel at the awe-inspiring Angkor Wat.

Bucketlist

Make a difference

Help with local community projects

Ha Long Bay

Cruise along Ha Long Bay

Hoi An

Discover the UNESCO world heritage site

Angkor Wat

Explore the ancient Angkor Wat

Programme Highlights

Day 3-4 - Ha Long Bay

Take a morning swim, kayak your way through crystal clear water and discover the Cat Ba Langur Monkey, one of the rarest primates in the world.

Day 8 - Hoi An

Immerse yourself in the enchanting ambiance of Hoi An, with hundreds of lanterns illuminating the city, creating a beautiful and picturesque scene.

Day 17 - Angkor Wat Tour

The early start is definitely worth it for the sunrise at the temples of Angkor. Explore the jungle temple of Ta Prohm and take the 1km walk from the South Gate of Angkor to a hidden temple.

Day 18 - Make a difference

Volunteer in the local community. Help teach English skills to children and get involved with development projects.

Day 3-4 - Ha Long Bay

Take a morning swim, kayak your way through crystal clear water and discover the Cat Ba Langur Monkey, one of the rarest primates in the world.

Day 5 - Ninh Binh

Take a sampan boat tour through this UNESCO word Heritage Site. Discover its mysteriously deep lakes, lush rice fields and rocky outcrops.

Day 10 - Teach English in Pagoda

Make a difference in the local communities, with fun games and activities you'll help the Vietnamese children improve their English skills.

Day 13 - HCMC

Discover HCMC aka Saigon with a walking tour and war museum trip. You'll have worked up an appetite so a trip around the Saigon food court should do the trick, street food heaven!

Day 17 - Angkor Wat Tour

The 4:30am start is definitely worth it for the sunrise at the temples of Angkor. Explore the jungle temple of Ta Prohm and take the 1km walk from the South Gate of Angkor to a hidden temple.

Itinerary

Day 1 – ARRIVAL HANOI

Welcome to Hanoi! Upon arrival, you’ll be greeted by the Camp team at the airport, before heading off with your new friends to check into your accommodation base for the next few days. With an epic fusion of French, Chinese & Vietnamese influence, you’ll be sure to love the area.
Get to know your new Campmates with a group welcome meal. Finish the evening with a few drinks down the famous Ta Hien Beer Street, the street that ‘never sleeps’.
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Day 2 – HANOI LIKE A LOCAL

Time to explore Hanoi like a local, enjoy both a walking and cycle tour weaving through a maze of 36 trading streets filled with colourful goods. As the oldest area of Vietnam, Hanoi’s Old Quarter has a history that spans 2,000 years and represents the eternal soul of the city.
On the tour, we’ll visit some historical features of ancient Hanoi, such as the beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake, Hoa Lo Prison, and the option to visit Train Street. These places are Instagram heaven, with plenty of architectural landmarks, parks and natural landscapes to photograph – we visit all the hotspots on this jam-packed day!
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Day 3 – HANOI – HA LONG BAY

Today we start an unforgettable adventure to Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its breathtaking landscapes. After a scenic drive from Hanoi, we’ll board a boat and spend a night surrounded by the stunning scenery of the bay. Marvel at the majestic mountains rising from the sea, providing a picturesque backdrop for mesmerising sunsets and sunrises. Relax and embrace the leisurely atmosphere as we sail through the bay, savouring the incredible views and indulging in the natural wonders. Experience the thrill of kayaking through limestone karsts and hidden caves, immersing yourself in the unparalleled beauty that surrounds you. Prepare for paradise, basking in the sun, connecting with nature, and creating lifelong memories in Ha Long Bay.
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Day 4 – HA LONG BAY – HANOI

Get up early for the amazing sunrise in Ha Long Bay! Breakfast will be served while we cruise toward one of the famous caves in the Bay. Explore the caves and discover their mythical stories, before returning to the boat for a cooking demonstration. 

On arrival back into the harbour, with remarkable memories in tow, you’ll embark on a picturesque road trip to Ninh Binh. Take in the stunning landscapes of northern Vietnam along the way, traversing through captivating landscapes and picturesque countryside vistas. Spend a serene night in a cozy homestay, immersing yourself in the warm hospitality of local culture.

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Day 5 – NINH BINH – TRANG AN COMPLEX

Embark on a day trip in Ninh Binh, discovering the stunning landscapes of Trang An complex, exploring caves, and cruising along serene waterways surrounded by lush greenery. Ninh Binh is one of the most stunning places in all of Vietnam. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage site, where you’ll journey through enchanting waterways and explore the breathtaking caves. 

After lunch, get ready to hike! Experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Mua Cave in Ninh Binh with its panoramic views of the surrounding landscape. 

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Day 6 – HOA LU – TAM COC

Embark on a captivating day trip from Ninh Binh to Hoa Lu and Tam Coc, an expedition into Vietnam’s historical and natural marvels. Explore the ancient capital of Hoa Lu, soaking in the rich history amid ancient temples and captivating ruins. Venture through Tam Coc’s stunning karst landscapes, gliding along serene waterways flanked by verdant rice paddies and towering limestone formations, experiencing the beauty of Vietnam’s countryside. This evening jump on board an overnight cabin bus, heading towards the mesmerising landscapes of Phong Nha.
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Day 7 – PHONG NHA DUCKS & THE DARK CAVE

Arrive in Phong Nha this morning and check in to your room for a short rest. Set against the backdrop of the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, this destination offers an adventure-filled experience with its captivating caves and picturesque landscapes. 

After a nap, it’s time for a unique experience: The-Duck-Stop. As you enter into the duck pen, you’ll feed the mass of ducks that live on the farm. This sounds crazy, but trust us it’s the most wholesome, authentic and random experience you can expect to have. You’ll come away with sore cheeks from laughing too much today. 

Head back to you hotel and  grab your swimsuit for another unforgettable adventure – the Dark Cave! You’ll head to Phong Nha-Ke Bang, one of Vietnam’s largest national parks! Zipline into the Dark Cave, get down and dirty in the Mud baths, grab a kayak and take a dip in the lake. After a fun-filled day, we recommend a relaxing stone massage or checking out the nearby restaurants and bars. 

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Day 8 – PHONG NHA – DA NANG – HOI AN

Head to the station and board the train to experience one of the most picturesque journeys. Enjoy the incredible views as you travel along the Hai Van Pass! On arrival, you’ll head to the stunning Hoi An, famous for its lantern lit streets.

Embark on an enriching afternoon trip in Hoi An, where the iconic basket boat ride awaits. Glide through tranquil waters, exploring the serene channels surrounded by lush greenery in a traditional circular basket boat, learning about the local fishing techniques along the way. Immerse yourself in the charm of this unique experience, filled with cultural insights and picturesque views. By night, the city is lit with hundreds of lanterns which is really beautiful and picturesque.

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Day 9 – HOI AN FOODIE TOUR

Experience the culinary delights of Hoi An on a captivating foodie tour. Stroll through vibrant markets and alleys brimming with local delicacies, savouring an array of street food and authentic dishes. Indulge in flavoursome banh mi sandwiches, aromatic noodle soups, and delectable local snacks, complemented by refreshing beverages like coconut coffee or fresh fruit smoothies. 
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Day 10 – ECO PROJECT VOLUNTEERING

Now it’s time to make a difference in the local community. Spend the morning cycling through the countryside where we will start collecting plastic and trash that has been dumped all along the river. Stop for a refreshing sugarcane juice by the field before heading back.
With all the collected plastic, you’ll learn to make eco bricks. An eco brick is a plastic bottle packed with used plastic to a set density. They serve as reusable building blocks. Eco bricks can be used to produce various items, including furniture, garden walls and other structures. This project not only helps to clean the riverbank but also builds a good amount of eco bricks that can be used for construction in Quang Nam province remote areas, and used to build playgrounds, schools and more.
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Day 11 – AN BANG BEACH DAY

Annnnd relax, today is a free day to chill. Spend your day at An Bang beach and pop round the town for delicious Vietnamese cuisine. Hoi An is definitely a place for foodies, the most popular dishes here are: wontons, bahn mi baguettes and prawn dumplings.
If you’d rather another action packed day, speak to one your guide and they’ll be happy to help organise something, they are the experts after all. You could go on a snorkeling tour at Cham Island, which is just an hour’s speedboat away from Hoi An. Or if you’re feeling a little more adventurous, Hoa Phu Thanh White Water Rafting in Da Nang is a lot of fun!
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Day 12 – HOI AN – HO CHI MINH CITY

Enjoy the morning at leisure to relax or explore the city. Pick up souvenirs and some snacks before jumping on an overnight train south to see another part of Vietnam, the Southern Mekong area. Next stop – Ho Chi Minh City.
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Day 13 – HCMC – WAR MUSEUM & WALKING TOUR

On arrival in HCMC, aka Saigon, you’ll head straight to the hotel. You’ll have time to unpack and chill before a walking tour to the War Museum, Saigon’s Cathedral Church and old fashioned Post Office. You’ll have worked up an appetite by now so a trip around the Saigon Food Court should do the trick, street food heaven!
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Day 14 – HCMC PHNOM PENH –BY BUS

Goodbye Vietnam, Hello Cambodia! Let the second half of your Camp adventure begin. In the addictive mayhem of Cambodia’s capital city, Phnom Penh, you will have free time to explore. We recommend snacking, sipping and slurping your way through the city because the local cuisine is incredible – have a wander around the bustling city before settling down for the night and a jam-packed next few days!
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Day 15 – PHNOM PENH TOUR

Fill your boots at breakfast at the Phsar Kandal Market because there’s a full day of walking ahead. Next stop, the old French Quarter – home to fine colonial architecture and gorgeous restored buildings. On to Wat Phnom Buddist temple, Raffles Hotel – the old pot building, the disused train station, and Cambodia’s largest market.
We’ll learn about the Khmer Rouge rule by visiting the Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, the museum was once a high school and was then converted into a detention and torture centre, it now educates people about this dark time in Cambodian history. Later head back to the hotel and enjoy a relaxing evening or head out and experience the Phnom Penh nightlife.
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Day 16 – PHNOM PENH – SIEM REAP

Today you’ll head to Siem Reap. Upon arrival you can check in and spend the rest of the day at leisure with your fellow Camp travellers. We recommend trying a few of the local cocktail bars and street food markets! Prepare for an early rise tomorrow morning for an epic day ahead visiting incredible Angkor Wat!
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Day 17 – ANGKOR WAT SUNRISE & TOUR

The early start is definitely worth it for the sunrise at the temples of Angkor. The Angkor Archaeological Park is visually, architecturally and artistically breathtaking and one of the most important archaeological sites in South-East Asia if not the world. Considered one of the seven wonders of the world, we arrive at Angkor Wat in time to see the sun rise over the water and temples. It’s one of mankind’s greatest achievements, and the intricate carvings demonstrate the skill of the Khmer builders. Cameras at the ready, prepare to be amazed by this incredible sight!
After sunrise, it’s time to explore the jungle temple of Ta Prohm which is particularly amazing in the early morning when all you can hear are the sounds of the jungle, before the crowds arrive. Visit temples of Bayon, Baphuon, Terrace of Elephants and Leper King. If you’ve still got some energy, walk from the South Gate of Angkor to discover a hidden temple.
After the most amazing day exploring, the evening is yours to relax or head out for some dinner.
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Day 18 – COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERING PROJECT

The local community at Angkor Kreav are extremely poor, have no access to English teaching, basic health checks and currently the community has no communal area to shelter from the sun. So, after breakfast, we’ll depart to the project site where you can help shape the future of the community and improve the lives of the people in Angkor Kreav. Community work may include teaching in the local villages or construction work (activities may vary dependent on the needs of the community & time of year). 

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Day 19 – VOLUNTEERING CONTINUED

Head back to Angkor Kreav and continue giving back to the local community, Your hard work really makes a difference!
In the afternoon, we’ll travel back to the hotel for some well deserved rest. Later, we’ll all head out to enjoy a farewell dinner together.
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Day 20 – DEPARTURE DAY

Home time! This is your final day at Camp and we will be arranging a drop off at the airport for your flight home or to your next destination. We’ll miss you!
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This trip ends in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

What's Included

  • All accommodation
  • T-shirts
  • Local Guide Service Throughout
  • Airport Pick Up
  • Inbound transport
  • Stated Activities
  • Teaching
  • Pre-departure Support
  • Young Learners Qualification

  • Flights
  • DBS
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Extra Excursions
  • Vaccinations
  • Visas

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Accommodation

During your trip you will stay in a variety of accommodation, from guest houses with twin rooms or hostels with dorms. Each will have everything you need for a comfortable stay. 

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Availability

2024 Dates

05 Aug – 24 Aug
Available
£1,599
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2025 Dates

15 Jul – 03 Aug
Available
£1,899
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05 Aug – 24 Aug
Available
£1,899
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