Vietnam

Family Tour

Vietnam Family Tour

Summary

Type: Family Tour

Duration: 13 Days

Best Time to Travel: October – April

Places you'll discover

Halong Bay
Hanoi
Ho Chi Minh City
Hoi An
Mekong Delta



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Per person based on 2 people sharing
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    Vietnam Family Tour - Itinerary

    Bring the family on the holiday of a lifetime. Vietnam is an amazingly welcoming country and you and your family will notice first-hand just how friendly people can be – especially towards children. Respect for family is an integral part of Vietnamese culture and society.

    On the trip you can explore the main places of interest as well some less frequented options such as cycling to a local farm in Hoi An or being the dinner guests of a family in Hanoi. Enjoy swimming and kayaking in the tranquil waters of Halong Bay and scrabbling around the Cu Chi tunnels in the Mekong. It’s a rewarding and educational trip that the whole family can embrace.

    Day 1

    Hanoi

    In the morning

    Arrive in Hanoi and transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.



    Day 2

    Hanoi

    Hanoi
    In the morning

    Explore Hanoi’s illustrious history. Visit the imposing marble edifice housing the Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum as well as his wooden stilt house and the One Pillar Pagoda followed by the Temple of Literature.

    Walk around Hoan Kiem Lake and meet artists who carve pens, rulers and stamps. Also stop by a studio in the Old Quarter to have your portrait drawn.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 3

    Hanoi

    In the morning

    Drive to Bat Trang ceramic village and stroll through its narrow lanes. Make your own ceramic creation before continuing to Dong Ho and the practice of block printing. Return to Hanoi.

    In the afternoon

    Free afternoon at leisure.

    In the evening

    Enjoy being hosted by a Vietnamese family with a delicious home-cooked meal.

    Included:
    Breakfast
    Dinner

    Day 4

    In the morning

    Drive through rice paddy fields to Halong Bay. Board a junk for a cruise among the hundreds of islets of Halong Bay. Enjoy a seafood lunch and a swim (if weather permits). Drop anchor for an overnight stay with dinner on board.

    Included:
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner

    Day 5

    Halong Bay – Hoi An

    In the morning

    Spend the morning cruising through the limestone cliffs and emerald waters of Halong Bay before returning to the wharf. Fly to Danang followed by short drive to Hoi An.

    In the evening

    Overnight in Hoi An.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 6

    Hoi An

    In the morning

    See one of Hoi An’s famous lantern workshops and learn how to make one yourself before setting out on a walking tour. Highlights include an ancient merchant house, the Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the vibrant riverside market.

    In the afternoon

    Take a peaceful boat trip on the Thu Bon River with free time later to explore the old town.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 7

    Hoi An

    Hoi An
    In the morning

    Depart on bicycles or by car to a local farm. Learn all about wet rice cultivation as the farmer ploughs the paddy with a water buffalo. You can go for a short ride on a water buffalo! Finally, enjoy a meal with the family.

    In the afternoon

    Optional visit to a Vietnamese martial arts school. Learn and practice some simple Tai Chi movements. Also learn about Vietnamese calligraphy.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 8

    Hoi An

    Hoi An
    In the morning

    Free time at leisure.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 9

    Hoi An

    In the morning

    Free time at leisure.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 10

    Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City

    Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City
    In the morning

    Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and drive to the amazing Cu Chi Tunnels, built by Vietnamese guerrillas during the war.

    In the afternoon

    Return to Ho Chi Minh City for a half-day city tour. Highlights include the Reunification Palace (photo stop), Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office, Chinatown, Binh Tay Market and the Quan Am Pagoda.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 11

    Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta

    In the morning

    Leave for the Mekong Delta. Cruise among a colourful floating market with sampans laden with fruits and vegetables. Lunch will be taken at a local house.

    In the afternoon

    A rowing boat will take you in to smaller canals to see traditional wooden houses. Visit a nursery garden and meet a renowned local farmer, Mr Tiger or his son. Enjoy dinner and learn more about the local culture, people and history.

    In the evening

    Overnight in a private room of local house.

    Included:
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner

    Day 12

    Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City

    In the morning

    Walk in the village before boarding a boat to the brick kilns to see how the local people create beautiful pottery. Our boat will also see a floating village and learn how they farm catfish on the Mekong River.

    In the afternoon

    Return to dry land in Vinh Long before returning to Ho Chi Minh City.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Day 13

    Ho Chi Minh City

    In the morning

    Departure transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for onward flight.

    Included:
    Breakfast

    Additional Information

    What's Included?

    • Accommodation with daily breakfast
    • Lunches and/or dinners as specified in the itinerary
    • All Internal transportation plus airport transfers
    • Entrance fees and activities as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Qualified English speaking Guides
    • Boat cruise in Hoi An ad Mekong Delta
    • Overnight in Halong Bay on junk boat
    • Mineral water on tour

    What's Not Included?

    • International Flights
    • Vietnam visas
    • Travel insurance
    • Drinks and meals not mentioned in itinerary
    • Tips, laundry and other expenses of a personal nature

    Accommodation Information

    Destination First class Deluxe Class
    Hanoi La Belle Vie – Deluxe Silk Path – Deluxe
    Halong Bai Tho Junk 2D1N -SIC Indochina Sails 2D1N – Superior SIC
    Hoi An Hoi An Beach – Deluxe Garden View Boutique Hoi An – Superior
    Ho Chi Minh Northern – Superior Liberty Central – Deluxe
    Vinh Long Ut Trinh/Ut Binh homestay Ut Trinh/Ut Binh homestay

    Vietnam Family Tour Summary

    Details

    Type: Family

    Duration: 13 Days

    Best Time to Travel: October – April

    Places you'll discover

    Halong Bay
    Hanoi
    Ho Chi Minh City
    Hoi An
    Mekong Delta
    FROM
    £1285
    Per person based on 2 people sharing

    Speak to our friendly Travel Experts

    01279 507 956
    Customise This Tour
     

    Quick Enquiry: Vietnam Family Tour

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