Vietnam Family Tour: With the incredible diversity of its culture, landscape and friendly people, Vietnam is a great family destination. This tour features the best of Vietnam from Hanoi to Saigon. It is designed to satisfy everyone from children to grandparents.
Vietnam Family Tour - Tour highlights
- True experience of authentic values.
- Visit one of traditional handicraft village in the suburb of Hanoi.
- Enjoy swimming, kayaking, squid fishing when overnight on Halong bay cruise.
- Learn about farming life of local people through eco tour in Hoian.
- Explore the highlighted sites and busy life in Saigon.
Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)
Day 2: Hanoi family tour (B)
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong bay excursion (B, L)
Day 4: Hanoi - fly to Danang - Hoian (B)
Day 5: Hoian - Famer to fisherman eco tour (B, L)
Day 6: Hoian - fly to Saigon (B)
Day 7: Saigon - Cu Chi tunnels and Cao Dai temple (B)
Day 8: Saigon departure (B)
Day 1: Hanoi arrival (D)Warmly welcome at Noi Bai airport - Hanoi. Pick up and transfer to your hotel. If time permits, enjoy a walking tour around Hoan Kiem lake and attend water puppet show. In the evening, enjoy welcomed dinner at your local restaurant.
Day 2: Hanoi family tour (B)Start your day with a visit to Bat Trang village - the most famous and long-standing pottery village in Vietnam. You will walk through the village, visiting different homes and observing the ceramic production process. At some workshops, your children can join in one process of making pottery. The product can be taken home as a souvenir.
After lunch, explore Hanoi with the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university for an overview about Hanoian culture and ancient Vietnamese architecture. Continue to the Ethnology Museum to learn more about the diversity in ethnic communities of Vietnam. Enjoy cyclo tour around Hoan Kiem lake before coming back to your hotel.
Day 3: Hanoi - Halong bay excursion (B, L)Halong bay is located in the Gulf of Tonkin, with about 1, 500 square kilometers and more than 3,000 islands. It has been recognized by UNESCO as the World Natural Heritage for its universal values of landscape, geology and geomorphology, respectively in 1994 and 2000. The best way to admire its beauty is cursing between the karst cliffs, stop for visit to spectacular caves, swimming and kayaking.
Start your trip around 7.30 am at your hotel. You will enjoy a drive to Halong City, approximately 3.5 via Red River Delta. Once at Halong City you will board our boat for a four-hour cruise of this stunning area, stopping along the way to visit one of the limestone caves in the area. Enjoy a local seafood lunch on board. After 4 hour crusing you are back to harbor for a drive back to your hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4: Hanoi - fly to Danang - Hoian (B)This morning, you catch flight to Danang. Upon arrival, pick up and transfer to Hoian. On the way, you will have a chance to visit the fascinating Cham Museum and Marble Mountain. Upon arrival, you walk around this ancient town of 600-year old visiting the 200 year-old Tan Ky house, Phuc Kien Pagoda, the Assembly Hall, the former merchants’ houses, the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge and the colorful riverside market.
Day 5: Hoian - Famer to fisherman eco tour (B, L)The tour will provide your family a close-up and intimate exposure to both the local farming and fishing communities. Accompanied by your tour guide, you commence the day leisurely cycling along country roads witnessing local Vietnamese rural life first hand, discovering all manner of photo opportunities.
Stop at Tra Que village, which is famous for its sweet scented green vegetables that spice up Hoi An’s famous delicacies. Join them in the fields and learn about their planting and harvesting techniques. You and your family can try ride a water buffalo in a rice paddy field, see duck swimming along the rice farm… The photo opportunities are endless. As well you will experience the friendliness of the local people greeting you along the way.
Later you will board the Hoi An Eco-tour boat for a river cruise to meet and engage with local fishermen and enjoy a hands-on experience of traditional net fishing. You will also experience the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boat through the waterways of coconut palm paradise. This tour provides you a unique cultural window into the Vietnamese way of life.
Day 6: Hoian - fly to Saigon (B)Leave Hoian, you will catch morning flight to Saigon, Vietnam’s largest city has an exciting buzz as millions of people rush around on their daily business. The tour guide will pick you up at the airport and transfer to hotel. After a short rest, you will have a half day tour Saigon including The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, Remnant War Museum and Ben Thanh market.
Day 7: Saigon - Cu Chi tunnels and Cao Dai temple (B)This morning, you will visit the famous Cu Chi tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the long struggle for independence.
The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens.
After that, drive to Tay Ninh province to visit Cao Dai great temple - one of the most striking structures in Asia. This temple is the holy land of Cai Dai religion - a mixture of Buddhism, Confucius, Taoism, Hinduism, Christianity…). You will have chance to attend the daily noon prayer. Come back Saigon in the late afternoon.
Day 8: Saigon departure (B)You have free time until be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. End of the tour. Cảm ơn và chào tạm biệt.
* B (Breakfast), L (Lunch), D (Dinner)
- Accommodation based on twin/double sharing with daily breakfast (3* hotel category).
- Vietnam visa approval letter.
- Experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary.
- Private transportation with AC.
- Flight tickets Hanoi - Danang, Danang - Saigon with Vietnam Airlines.
- All sightseeing tickets.
- Lunches and dinners as indicated in the itienrary.
- Taxes and services charges.
- International flight tickets and airport tax.
- Visa stamping fee.
- Early check in and late check out.
- Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
Cu Chi tunnels
Ho Chi Minh city Finish
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