Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City Vietynam to Cambodia and Thailand by bus
Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City-based Ben Thanh Tourist has collaborated with Saigon Passenger Transportation Company (Sapaco Tourist) to launch a road travel tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Cambodia and Thailand.
Cao Ngoc Minh, public relations executive, said that the first trip of the new tour would be on Saturday next week. From then, the tour will run every Thursday. "We aim to attract more individual tourists to join the tour," she said.
She explained that with the tour is operated on big buses which can easily stop at attractions and places of interest. At a time when high fuel surcharges are being implemented the overland tour is cheaper than travel by air.
The tour, which will last seven days and six nights, will take in sights in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap in Cambodia to visit the royal palace, Angkor Wat, and Banteay Srey temple, and Pattaya and Bangkok in Thailand to see the Nong Nooch Tropical Botanic Gardens, royal snake farm, an elephant circus, Muay Thai boxing and other art performances.
"On the return route to Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam, we will stop at the duty free shop at the Moc Bai border gate for visitors who wish to buy brand name products and souvenirs without taxes," Minh said.
The tour costs US$398 per tourist.
For further information about the tour, contact Ben Thanh Tourist at: 86 Ly Tu Trong St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Tel: 08 520 2020-829 0212. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or the company's office at 89A Ham Nghi St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Tel: 08 821 8989. 78 Nguyen Hue Blvd., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City. Tel: 08 404 3133 - 404 3134.
(Source: SGT, URL:http://english.vietnamnet.vn/travel/2008/08/800067/)
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