Vietnam Family Vacations with Small Children
Style : Family Holidays
Duration : 16 days/15nights
Tour Route : Hanoi - Halong Bay - Ninh Binh - Hue - Hoian - Ho Chi Minh city
Taking this 16 day trip, your family will experience the sheer excitement of Vietnam. The tour will offer great opportunities to get close contact with friendly Vietnamese people in different regions. Along the way, you and your children will explore the fascination of the country's cultures and traditions. Your family will be enchanted by the charming colonial city of Hanoi. A range of fun activities for children in this elegant capital will add on the tour value. The beautiful landscapes of kart stone mountains in Tam Coc and Halong Bay will just make you stunned! Further to the central region, your kids will be fascinated by beautiful swallow and pristine beach at Cua Dai. A great visit to the swimming areas will energize both parents and children. Hue and Hoi An with their own characteristics will create a relaxing atmosphere for your families to enjoy slow pace of life. Heading further to the south, you will experience floating communities in the Mekong and learn how to live on boats. You will then head to Phu Quoc Island to experience sea, sand and sun in this paradise. Take a flight to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the bustling atmosphere and different pace of life here. For this tour, we have balanced different travel activities to make it full of fun and enjoyment for both parents and children. It will be an unforgettable experience for your family in Vietnam.
- Cycling around the fascinating Old Quarter - 36 streets in French colonial style
- Swimming comfortable and enjoying interesting outdoor activities in West Lake Water Park.
- Free swimming and soaking in the cool salty water in Halong Bay.
- Admiring a breathtaking picture with the classical communal houses, moss-grown marble rock
- Swimming and building sand castles on Cua Dai pristine beach.
- Learning more about the Cham unique culture through watching wonderful Cham dances.
- Enjoying all kinds of delicious tropical fruits at Binh Hoa Phuoc Island.
- Being interested in soil to model different shapes through the guidance of the host pottery area.
- Relaxing the full day of water activities in Phu Quoc Island.
- Being excited at Saigon Zoo when seeing different vegetation and animals here.
Day 1 – Hanoi Arrival
Depending on your arrival time, a slow-paced city tour will be orgagnised. Your family will first be picked up by our private guide and car and transfer to the hotel in the Old Quarter for check in. Then our city tours starts with a cycle tour of the fascinating Old Quarter - 36 streets in old-schooled French colonial style would present you the past days. We will visit key attractions such as: Tran Quoc Pagoda, History Museum, Ly Thai To Square. Stay overnight in Hanoi Chic Hotel (one deluxe room with two double beds).
Day 2 – City Tour (breakfast, lunch)
We'll begin your Vietnam holiday with a cycle tour of the fascinating Old Quarter - 36 streets in old-schooled French colonial style would present you the past days. Cycling ends in the Old Citadel, from here we will walk along the beautiful tree-lined boulevards until we get to Ba Dinh Square and site of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Our car will take us to a restaurant for a lunch, then we will visit West Lake Water Park where your kids can swim comfortable and enjoy interesting outdoor activities. Stay overnight in Hanoi.
Day 3 - Hanoi - Halong bay (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
After breakfast, a shared shuttle bus will take you on a 4-hour scenic drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay - Vietnam most scenic sight, a recognized World Natural Heritage Site and highlight of any tour of Viet Nam. The tour guide will welcome all on board. Then first, sit on traditional wooden board, drink and feel the cool and comfortable atmosphere on board. After a relaxing break, enjoy an excellent seafood lunch while cruising through the wonderful Ha Long bay to visit its famous grottoes and caves. An opportunity for kids to dive off the boat and have a pleasant swimming in the deep blue water of East Sea before lying on the sundeck and view a Halong sunset. Dinner is serviced on board with delicious fresh seafood. Overnight on a cruise boat.
Day 4 - Halong Bay - Cat Ba Island (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Our cruise will lead us to a beautiful place for kayaking. Kayaking in the transparent water of Lan Ha Bay has always been a spotlight for Vietnam tours. After 2 hours of excitement, we will be taken to the biggest island of Halong Bay, Cat Ba Island. Cycling on Cat Ba Island if weather permits or guided kayaking and swimming at Three Peach Beach, a pristine natural beach lapped by the turquoise waters. Here, your kids can be free swimming and soak in the cool salty water without worrying about depth or large waves. In the afternoon, we will take a small boat back to our main boat. Overnight on a cruise boat.
Day 5 – Halong Bay - Ninh Binh (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Embrace the gorgeous morning, and then we will take a ferry to Haiphong province. Take a short break in this graceful province and then we will continue the journey to Ninh Binh province. Check in upon arrival and have lunch en route. In the afternoon, we will make a visit to Hoa Lu with many pagodas dating way back to Dinh & Le Dynasty. Highlight to many Vietnam tours in Ninh Binh is Tam Coc grotto- considered the Ha Long Bay on land. Your family will admire a breathtaking picture with the classical communal houses, moss-grown marble rock, ancient banyan trees, friendly locals and famous caves. Your kids will experience the feeling of rowing and take nice photographs with friendly local children. Enjoy the sunset on our way back to hotel. Stay overnight in Ninh Binh.
Day 6 - Ninh Binh – Hanoi (breakfast, lunch)
In the morning, we will visit Trang An grottoes for a perfect ending of your Vietnam tours in Ninh Binh. Have lunch at local restaurant. Later, we will drive you back to Hanoi. After check in, we will visit the Temple of Literature - an ancient university with row upon row of massive stone turtles inscribed with the names of graduates will be the first point. It is the place Hanoi often organizes celebrations to welcome most talented students who pass university entrance exams. Kids will love taking photos of stone turtles. Free for exploring Hanoi cuisine at your decision. At night, your family will walk to the Thang Long Theatre (300m from the hotel) for enjoying a traditional water puppet show, which is not only kids' favorite but also a cultural spotlight of your Vietnam tours. Stay overnight in Hanoi
Day 7 - Hanoi – Hue (breakfast)
After having breakfast in your hotel and have some free time in Hanoi for shopping or free strolling. Our private car and guide will transfer you to the airport for a flight to Hue. Check in upon your arrival. In the afternoon, your family will be free in this enchanting town with your beloved ones. Stay overnight in Hue.
Day 8 – Hue (breakfast, lunch)
Traveling to Hue city is like going back in time. Known as an ancient capital city of many original historical vestiges with more than 100 architectural works to be extremely reflecting the life of Emperors and Mandarins under Nguyen’s reign, Hue city has become major tourist attractions for visitors from all over the world. After having breakfast, our tour starts in Imperial Citadel where the kids can dress up as the Emperor and Empress with new and enjoyable feelings. After that, we will sit on the board cruising on the romantic Perfume River and visit Hue's best-known religious sites such as Thien Mu Pagoda and the elaborate and enchanting mausoleum of emperors Khai Dinh or Tu Duc – the famous emperors of the Nguyen dynasty. Overnight in Hue.
Day 9 - Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (Breakfast, lunch)
Known as a major Asian trading port in the 17th and 18th centuries whose architecture and relaxed lifestyle hasn’t changed much over the year. We will drive to pass through the village of Lang Co Beach before climbing over the famous Hai Van Pass to enter Da Nang where we will visit the Cham Museum - the finest collection of Cham sculptures in the world. Then we will take the ocean exit highway to Hoi An. After checking in our hotel, we will have lunch and relax at local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will visit famous attractions including Japanese Bridge, Chinese Assembly Hall, tailor shops and local pottery shops. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 10 - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast, lunch)
In the morning, we will drive away from Hoi An to come to My Son Holy Land - a unique beautiful sanctuary world of the ancient Cham religion, is day by day attracting thousands of tourists elsewhere. Your children will learn more about the Cham unique culture and watch wonderful Cham dances. Have lunch in a local restaurant before driving to Da Nang. We will fly to Ho Chi Minh City. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 11 - Ho Chi Minh City - Vinh Long - Can Tho (Breakfast, lunch)
After having breakfast, we will head to My Tho and enjoy a river cruise on the Mekong Delta. Have lunch en route in a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we will continue to explore the lush green fruit gardens. And then, stop at Binh Hoa Phuoc Island which owns fertile soil, fresh water and fruit trees. You family can walk among the trees, relax in hammocks, enjoy all kinds of delicious tropical fruits. Finally we will pick up and transfer to Can Tho City. Stay overnight in Can Tho.
Day 12 - Can Tho - Phu Quoc Island (breakfast)
In the early morning, we will take the boat cruise to see Cai Rang floating market - the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats full of fruits and vegetable and local produce, truly highlights of any tours where you will enjoy the nice landscapes and see the daily activities of the local people. Your family will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill, a rice noodles making shop which are nice chances to discover the daily life of Vietnamese people in Mekong Delta. Kids will discover the unique culture of this area.
We will transfer to Can Tho airport for the short flight with Vietnam airlines to Phu Quoc island in the late afternoon. Stay overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 13 &14 - Phu Quoc Island (breakfast, Free and easy)
Phu Quoc island is at its best, making diving in Vietnam an all-year-round activity. This island is new and developing, so there are many opportunities for you to discover this new area. The coral is pristine and the scattering of small islands at the bottom of Phu Quoc is home to a rich variety of marine bio-diversity. Enjoy the full day of water activities for your family, especially your kids in Phu Quoc Island. Meals and tours depends on your own schedule. Stay overnight in Phu Quoc.
Day 15 - Phu Quoc Island - Ho Chi Minh City (breakfast)
Today you are free at leisure for last minute shopping then check-out. Waving goodbye to the pretty beach of Phu Quoc Island, our car will take you to the airport and you will fly back to Ho Chi Minh City. Our car and guide will pick you up and transfer to the hotel for check in upon arrival. In the afternoon, your kids will be interested and excited at Saigon Zoo to see vegetation and animals. There are approximately 130 animal species which are living at Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens. It is worth noting that most of the species is listed in the Redbook of Vietnam and the World. Some valuable and rare animals include Asian Tiger, Golden Cat, Yellow - checked Gibbon, Asian Elephant, etc.
Free time at leisure. Stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.
Day 16 - Ho Chi Minh City (breakfast, lunch)
The last day of the Vietnam tour for your family begins by visiting the Reunification Palace, the former Presidential Palace for the president of the South Vietnam. After that we will visit War Remnant Museum, where you can see countless artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting the Vietnam War. We will stop at Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post office to get our good shots for our memory of the biggest city in Vietnam. Our delicious lunch will be served at a nice restaurant in the central city.
In the evening, we will transfer you to the airport for the flight home.
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Indicative price: From 1379 USD/person.
Tour price has included:
Accommodation with daily breakfast
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
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!
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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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