Vietnam Best Family Journey with Kids

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Vietnam Best Family Journey with Kids
Price from :  $1182

Style : Family Holidays
Duration : 15 days/14 nights
Tour Route : Ho Chi Minh city - Cu Chi temples - Mekong Delta - Nha Trang - Danang - Hoian - Hanoi - Halong Bay

For 13 days, your family will experience the best of Vietnam. Our trip starts in busy and bustling Ho Chi Minh City. We visit its key historic sites including Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Zoo. Then we will explore the stronghold of Cu Chi tunnel - one of the most famous landmarks of Ho Chi Minh City. We enjoy a river boat cruise through densely connected network of rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta, passing through colorful floating markets and orchards. A home stay in an island is a trip highlight. Heading to Nha Trang - a paradise on the beach, we visit a marine protected island to enjoy a snorkeling and to discover colorful coral reefs.  Flying to Da Nang and have a chance to ride on a modern system of cable cars and get a bird’s-eye view of the city at Ba Na Hills Station as well as visit My Son Holy Land - formerly the centre of the Cham Kingdom. Also we visit the ancient town of Hoi An to see its highlights before heading to Hanoi. The capital city will enrich your experiences with its historic sites, busy shopping streets and cultural places. Finally, we take a cruise boat in the picturesque Halong Bay, where the Limestone Mountains and caves combine to make up one of the world’s most stunning landscapes. Our tour ends in Ha Noi city.

 

Highlights

-       Visiting its key historic sites including Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, Notre Dame Cathedral and Saigon Zoo

-       Exploring its magnificent networks and small tunnels in Cu Chi.

-       Visiting local markets such as Ben Thanh or Cho Lon market to buy some small souvenirs to bring home 

-       Having free time enjoying swimming, surfing or just relaxing on Vietnam premium beach - Nha Trang.

-       Relaxing with all kind of fun activities in the section of indoor or outdoor games in the Water Park and Underwater World

-       Enjoying a feeling of flying in the blue sky amidst the clouds and wind in Ba Na Hill.

-       Discovering My Son Holy Land - formerly the center of the Cham Kingdom.

-       Be interested in the open-air cooking demonstration on the sundeck to learn how to cook Vietnamese cuisine.

-       Exploring famous caves and islands in Halong Bay such as : Sung Sot cave, Titop Island

Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Buffet dinner)

Your flight lands in Tan Son Nhat International Airport. We will pick your family up at the airport and transfer to hotel. Enjoy your day at your leisure. In the evening, our journey starts with a dinner on Saigon River Cruise. This is the best way to get chilled by this vibrant city.

 

Day 2: Saigon city tour & Saigon Zoo (breakfast, lunch)

We will visit some top attractions such as the Reunification Palace, War Remnant museum, Post office, Cathedral, Saigon Zoo. With a lot of open space and no cars allowed inside, the Reunification Palace is one of the safest places to let kids run free. There are also tanks and fighter jets and two brown cows that roam the grounds look like as animal lawn mowers. Then we will visit Ho Chi Minh Museum in Ly Tu Trong Street in District 1. It is an amazing place for kids if your kids hyperventilate excitedly over vehicles such as antique cars, a tank, two different fighter jets, and a helicopter. The kids can even touch and take a good look inside the cockpit.

In the afternoon, go to Saigon Zoo where your children have chance to directly see different types of animals and plants, some of which are listed in the Red Book of Vietnam and the world.

 

Day 3: Saigon – Cu Chi Tunnel (breakfast, lunch)

Today we will go to Cu Chi Tunnel which is one of the most famous landmarks of Ho Chi Minh City. If you are visiting here with kids, please keep in mind that it is a two hour drive on a bumpy road to the outskirt of the city. A better option may be to take a boat so that your family can enjoy the beautiful scenery on the river. Both ways are fine, as Cu Chi is really worth visiting where you and your kids explore its magnificent networks and small tunnels. After lunch, we will be back to Ho Chi Minh City. We are free to visit local markets such as Ben Thanh or Cho Lon market where kids will be interested in bargaining with vendors to buy some small souvenirs to bring home such as jewelry, DVDs or clothing.

 

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh - Mekong Delta (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Today we will leave Saigon for Cai Be town (80 kms away) in the Mekong Delta to take a river boat trip. This journey cruises through floating markets, rice fields, fruit plantations and so on along a densely connected network of rivers and canals. Then have your taste pleased by mouth-watering specialties of the Mekong Delta from a home hosted lunch at an ancient local home. Return to the boat for the cruise to Vinh Long City, along the way admires the scenery and the daily life of the local villagers. Experience a home stay in a local family.

 

Day 5: Mekong - Ho Chi Minh City (breakfast, lunch) 

After an intimate breakfast with the family, start exploring the island by bicycle through quiet back roads. Pedal along paved laneways and dirt paths passing fruit orchards and meet friendly people in the village. Stop en route to visit a local market to witness the colorful and bustling local trade, and then continue your bike to sedge fields, you will see the cutting and weaving of this grass which is used to make traditional mats. Next stop will be the sleeping mat weaving workshop, where you have opportunity to see local workers make sleeping mats and learn how it contributes to their income. In late the afternoon we drive back to Saigon. Free in the evening.

 

Day 6: Saigon – Nha Trang (breakfast)

Today we will take a short domestic flight to Nha Trang. After 1 hour flight, we arrive in Nha Trang and transfer to Vinpearl Resort Nha Trang. After checking in, your family will have free time enjoying swimming or just relaxing on Vietnam premium beach-Nha Trang.

 

Day 7: Amusement Park (breakfast, lunch)

A total free day on your own in this luxurious resort. You are free then to have unguided visit to the Amusement Park. It is the place for kids and parents, with all kind of fun activities in the section of indoor or outdoor games in the Water Park and Underwater World. Have your own lunch.

 

Day 8: Nha Trang – Da Nang - Ba Na Hill (breakfast, lunch)

After breakfast, we will drive to Cam Ranh airport for a flight to Danang. After arriving in Da Nang, we will transfer to Ba Na Hills Station.  You will have a chance to ride on a modern system of cable cars and get a bird’s-eye view of the city. It is very miraculous and thrilling while enjoying a feeling of flying in the blue sky amidst the clouds and wind. You will visit some old French villas up hills, as well as the suspension bridge, Nui Chua & the Mountain Peak (at the height of 1,487 m). We will then enjoy lunch there. In the afternoon, Visit Vong Nguyet villa where we will visit Linh Ung Pagoda, Sakyamuni Buddha’s monument.

 

Day 9: Da Nang - Hoi An (breakfast, lunch)

After breakfast, we will visit My Son Holy Land which was formerly the centre of the Cham Kingdom. There are more than 70 constructions made of bricks and stone built between 7th & 13th century in accordance with different architecture styles. My Son has been compared with other famous sites in South East Asia such as Angkor, Borobudur, Vatphu, and Pagan. After lunch, we will transfer to Hoi An ancient city. Take a walking tour of Hoi An and discover the historic city which used to be a prosperous seaport city during the 16th to 18th centuries. Visit Hoi An colorful local market, Tan Ky old house, Fukien Assembly Hall, and the 400-year-old Japanese covered bridge. Your family can also see local residents raise silkworms and produce silk for Hoi An's burgeoning textile industry. Overnight in Hoian.

 

Day 10: Da Nang –Hanoi (breakfast, lunch)

Free in Hoian in the morning and enjoy some swimming by the beach. In the afternoon, we will transfer back to Da Nang for our flight to Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

 

Day 11-12: Hanoi – City tour (breakfast, lunch)

In the morning, we will visit Ho Chi Minh Complex including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh's house. Then we walk to the One Pillar Pagoda, the iconic Buddhist temple of Vietnam before walking to Temple of Literature originally built as a temple of Confucius. Have lunch in old quarter. Kids can enjoy some ice-cream (Trang Tien and Thuy Ta ice-cream brands) in Hanoi. In the afternoon, we walk to Hoan Kiem Lake (Lake of the Restored Sword) which is a gorgeous lake near the Old Quarter. Your family can take a walk over the beautiful red bridge and your kids can play on the grassy areas around the lake.

In the next morning, we will go to Lake Water Park the most attracting site for kids in Hanoi. Your kids can join a lot of water games in which there is a lazy river, slides, kid's pool and a wave pool. Have lunch in local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will go to Museum of Ethnology which showcases the culture of the many different minority tribes in Vietnam. Your kids will have a good time playing the games, watching the water puppets and climbing up the ladders to check out the various homes displayed on the grounds of the museum.

 

Day 13: Hanoi – Halong Bay (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

After breakfast in the hotel, we will take a 4 hour drive to Ha Long city where we will have a memorable paradise cruising trip.  We will get on a boat to explore Ha Long Bay passing through numerous limestone islands and islets such as the Cocks fighting islets, the Elephant leg islet, the Castle islet…and the Ti Top Island. In the afternoon, we have chance to explore the most famous Cave (Hallow cave) in Ha Long Bay by local rowing boat or enjoy kayaking on the tranquil Ha Long Bay or discover the most amazing cave of Sung Sot. In the late afternoon, we will enjoy the open-air cooking demonstration on the sundeck (weather permitting) to learn how to cook Vietnamese cuisine while the cruise moves to Pearl Farm area.

 

Day 14: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi (breakfast, lunch)

Sunrise on this secluding Bay will be a wonderful experience; we then have chance for a Tai Chi Lesson at 06:45 on the sundeck. We then can enjoy our Continental Buffet Breakfast from 07.00 – 09.00. During Breakfast the cruise keeps moving to explore other area in Ha Long Bay. At around 07.45 we arrive at Ti Top Island where we can enjoy the Ti Top Beach or get up to the top of the island for a fabulous bird eyes view of Ha Long Bay. We have option of swimming or kayaking activities (subject to weather permission). Then we depart Ti Top Island to continue cruise through Ha Long Bay. After that we will disembark the Warf at Tuan Chau Island. Finally, we will get back to Hanoi.

Day 15: Departure (breakfast)

Our journey is coming to an end. Today is the last day in Vietnam, and let's start by having a coffee in the Old Quarter to celebrate our best journey in Vietnam with your kids. Enjoy your free time until transfer to the airport for your onward flight in the evening.

 

 

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Indicative price: From 1182 USD/person. 

 

Tour price has included:

Accommodation with daily breakfast
Air-con transportation
Private English Speaking Guides
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
All domestic flights + any train tickets
Airport Taxes and Fuel charges
Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
Excursion boats and cruise boats
Service Charge & Government Taxes

 

Note

Prices vary frequently and significantly, depending on market factors, our specific discounts, your group size, hotel classes, full or half board basis, touring itinerary, and timing. So enquire now to get an instant cost estimate! 

 

Factors Group size Hotel classes Meals Touring itinerary Time of travel
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General price policy: 

Tour prices get cheaper and cheaper as group size gets bigger and bigger. More people traveling together will reduce the prices

Staying in three starred hotels will reduce tour prices significantly, as accommodation accounts for a big share of total costs. We generally use hotels from three stars upwards.

Meals can be selected based on bread& breakfast; half board or full board. It is quite cheaper if you let us take care of your meals. However you can take a half board basis to experience the cuisine yourself.

The more sights you visit, the more tickets are bought and the more miles are run.

Selecting to travel in high seasons is generally 15-25% more expensive than in low seasons. However if you book a tour well in advance you will get rid of the risk

 

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