1. Overview

Vietnam is a country known for its breathtaking natural beauty and vibrant cities. From the bustling streets of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to the peaceful, ancient scenes of Hoi An Ancient Town or the majestic natural scenery of Ha Long Bay. Cambodia is famous for its awe-inspiring Angkor Wat temple complex, bustling markets in Siem Reap, and unique historical architecture that you should visit.

If you want an exotic, adventure-filled experience that combines rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture, look no further than Vietnam and Cambodia. These destinations offer a captivating blend of ancient traditions and modern attractions. What’s even more exciting is that you can start these unforgettable journeys of Vietnam and Cambodia Tours with flights from Australia.

2. Best information about Vietnam and Cambodia tours with flight from Australia

2.1. How to get to Vietnam and Cambodia from Australia

The fastest and most convenient way to travel to Vietnam and Cambodia from Australia is by plane. However, there is no direct flight from Australia to Cambodia; you should fly to Vietnam first before traveling to Cambodia. Visitors can take flights from big cities like Melbourne and Sydney to Hanoi or Saigon.

Currently, there are many airlines operating flights from Australia to Vietnam, such as Jetstar Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Air Asia, Bamboo Airways, Vietnam Airlines, China Airlines, EVA Air, Cathay Pacific, Qantas Airways, etc. Flight time is from 8 hours 30 minutes to 22 hours 45 minutes, 2–4 flights per day. Up to now, Bamboo Airways and Vietnam Airlines are two domestic airlines opening direct flights from Australia to Vietnam. The direct flight time from Australia to Vietnam is estimated at about 8 hours 30 minutes.

Airfare from Australia to Vietnam (including taxes and fees) is about 350 USD to 910 USD. Ticket prices will change depending on the actual situation, airline, flight route, and ticket class that passengers choose. To ensure a flight back to Vietnam from Australia, passengers should proactively buy plane tickets as soon as possible.

After experiencing Vietnam travel, you can travel to Cambodia by plane. Flying from Vietnam to Cambodia is the fastest and most convenient way. It takes about 2 hours from Hanoi to Siem Reap or Phnom Penh. Departure from Ho Chi Minh City takes about 30 minutes. Airfares start at 90 USD for economy-class tickets in low season (July to September). Prices can double during peak season (October to March).

2.2. What do you need to prepare when flying from Australia to Vietnam and Cambodia?

Visitors from most countries must apply for a visa to Vietnam or Cambodia before their trip. Do this through your local embassy or apply online for an e-visa.

2.2.1 Necessary information when entering Vietnam and Cambodia

To be able to enter Vietnam or Cambodia when flying from Australia, passengers need to remember to bring the following documents:

  • Passport:

The validity period is at least 6 months from the date of entry into Vietnam or Cambodia. 

Inside the passport, there are at least two blank pages.

  • Visa: Depending on each case, passengers entering Vietnam and Cambodia on flights from Australia will be required to present a visa, specifically:

For Australian citizens and citizens of countries that are not exempted from visa entry by Vietnam and Cambodia, a visa is required. 

Vietnamese people residing abroad but having documents such as a permanent residence card, a temporary residence card, a valid Vietnam visa exemption certificate, etc. can enter Vietnam normally without a visa.

  • You can learn more about applying for a Vietnam e-visa here.

2.2.2. Visa Cambodia

Ordinary passport holders of the following countries do not need a visa to enter Cambodia: India, Laos, Malaysia, Singapore, and Vietnam (30 days); the Philippines (21 days); and Thailand (14 days). If you are from other countries, you can apply for an e-Visa online for 36 USD before arrival, or you can do it on the spot upon entering Cambodia as a Visa on Arrival (30 USD per entry).

How to apply for Cambodia e-Visa

All you have to do is fill out the online application form available on the official website, https://www.evisa.gov.kh/ , pay online with a credit card, and upload a photo of your recent passport in JPEG or PNG format. Visas will be approved within three business days. The online tourist e-visa costs 36 USD, including a 6 USD processing fee.

The Cambodia e-visa, valid for 30 days, is only issued for regular single-entry tourist visas. Currently, it does not apply to citizens of Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, or Sudan (which means citizens of these countries must apply for a visa at the embassy). For business visas, please apply at your nearest embassy or on arrival at all major checkpoints.

Tourists who receive such an online visa can enter and exit Cambodia via Phnom Penh International Airport, Siem Reap International Airport, Sihanoukville International Airport, Bavet International Border Checkpoint in Svay Rieng, Cham Yeam International Border Checkpoint in Koh Kong, Poipet International Border Checkpoint at Banteay Meanchey, and Tropaeng Kriel Stung Treng Border Station.

3. Destinations in Vietnam, Cambodia for Tourists From Australia

With soaring northern mountains, a sunny south, and a stunning coastline, the S-shaped country is brimming with natural beauty. Start your tour by visiting all the major highlights of the historic capital—Hanoi, Ha Long Bay, Hoi An, Hue Imperial City, Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, while discovering traditions and history in charming rural villages in Việt Nam.

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You can see detailed schedules of Vietnam tours using the links below:

Vietnam Mix Tour Train & Flight From South To North

Vietnam Mix Tour Train & Flight From North To South

Vietnam Panorama Package

Meanwhile, known as the temple center of the world with many beautiful landscapes, Cambodia is a destination worth exploring, with many highlights such as the bustling capital of Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, and the Khmer Angkor WatTemple Complex, Tonle Sap Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia, etc.

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YouTube video

You can see more detailed schedules of Cambodian tours using the links below:

Timeless Splendors of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. 

Siem Reap and Phnom Penh Escape 6 days

Siem Reap and Tonle Sap Experience

Tourists have the flexibility to start the tour in Vietnam and end it in Cambodia, or vice versa. If you want to explore the mystical treasures of Angkor Temples and experience the natural beauty and traditional lifestyle across Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, join our following tours:

Essence Of Vietnam & Cambodia In Ecolodge

Vietnam Cambodia Cruise Tour

Vietnam & Cambodia Off The Beaten Track

4. Some notes for Vietnam and Cambodia tours with flights from Australia

Visa requirements: Before traveling to Vietnam and Cambodia, make sure you understand the visa requirements for your nationality. Depending on your tour package, visas may be included in the tour or require processing separately.

Currency: Vietnam and Cambodia both have their own currencies, Dong and Riel. However, US dollars are widely accepted in Cambodia. You should bring some local money for small expenses.

Local cuisine: Enjoy unique local dishes from Vietnam and Cambodia, from pho in Vietnam to amok in Cambodia.

Dress code and etiquette: Respect local customs by dressing modestly when visiting temples and taking off your shoes before entering someone’s home. Learning a few basic phrases in Vietnamese and Khmer will also be appreciated by locals.

5. Conclusion

Above is the necessary information about Vietnam and Cambodia tours with flights from Australia that Metta Voyage shares, hoping you will have the most complete and unique trip. For any information about tours to Vietnam and Southeast Asian countries, you can contact us directly to schedule your next schedule.

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