Vietnam Family Holiday - 8 Days

VIETNAM FAMILY TOUR (for children aged 5 years and above): Discover the highlights of Vietnam on this 8-day group tour for families. See Ho Chi Minh’s famous house and the ’36 Streets’ of Hanoi, cruise between stunning limestone islets in Halong Bay and enjoy a fun farming experience at Cam Thanh. With plenty of free time to relax by the pool or at the beach in enchanting Hoi An.

Trip Highlights

  • Hanoi – Cyclo ride around the ‘36 Streets’ of the capital’s charming Old Quarter
  • Halong Bay – Cruise around beautiful limestone peaks, spend the night onboard a junk boat, kayak, swim and
    explore the beautiful caves
  • Hoi An – Swim in the sea at ‘China Beach’ and enjoy some R&R in this enchanting riverside town with its cobbled streets, lanterns and iconic Japanese Bridge
  • Cam Thanh – Cycle through the countryside to a local farm, learn how to tend the fields and cook a delicious Vietnamese lunch before crafting a bamboo product at a local workshop

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Please note, during the booking process, no payment will be made. You will be contacted by a travel agent to confirm your payment at a later date.

Itinerary

Day 1
Welcome to Hanoi

Sunday. Xin Chao! Welcome to Vietnam and the start of your family holiday. You’ll be met by our representative at the airport and transferred to our hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free for you and your family to explore the city, with its picturesque treelined avenues, scenic lakes, ancient pagodas and bustling old town, all of which are easily accessible by foot. At 6pm there will be a Welcome Meeting in the hotel lobby. Overnight – Hanoi

Day 2
Hanoi sightseeing

After breakfast, we head out to explore the Vietnamese capital, starting at the Ho Chi Minh complex. Here we take in Ho’s mausoleum and the former leader’s simple house on stilts, where he chose to live throughout the Vietnam War. We also enjoy a guided walking tour of the Old Quarter of Hanoi with its ’36 Streets’, where skilled craftsmen and artisan guilds set up shop in what was once the beating heart of the city. After our tour, we enjoy a delicious lunch before returning to the hotel. The afternoon is free to relax or further explore independently. Overnight – Hanoi (B, L)

Day 3
Cruising Halong Bay

Hanoi – Halong Bay. Leaving Hanoi, we transfer to perhaps the jewel in Vietnam’s crown – pristine Halong Bay. Here karst limestone islets dappled with green vegetation rise out of the emerald water. We’ll be exploring the bay on an overnight cruise aboard a deluxe junk boat, which are based on a traditional design, combining oriental style with modern luxury. This afternoon we visit Trinh Nu Cave to marvel at the stalactites and stalagmites. You can also go kayaking or enjoy a refreshing swim in the bay. This evening there’s a Vietnamese cooking demonstration back onboard and we tuck in to a tasty seafood dinner. Overnight – Junk boat, Halong Bay (B, L, D)Hanoi – Halong Bay. Leaving Hanoi, we transfer to perhaps the jewel in Vietnam’s crown – pristine Halong Bay. Here karst limestone islets dappled with green vegetation rise out of the emerald water. We’ll be exploring the bay on an overnight cruise aboard a deluxe junk boat, which are based on a traditional design, combining oriental style with modern luxury. This afternoon we visit Trinh Nu Cave to marvel at the stalactites and stalagmites. You can also go kayaking or enjoy a refreshing swim in the bay. This evening there’s a Vietnamese cooking demonstration back onboard and we tuck in to a tasty seafood dinner. Overnight – Junk boat, Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Day 4
Fly to Hoi An

Halong Bay – Da Nang – Hoi An. Early risers can join a Tai Chi class on the sundeck at sunrise. There’s also time to explore the beautiful Sung Sot Cave, which consists of two cavernous chambers that are big enough to hold thousands of people. After visiting the cave, we disembark our junk boat and transfer to Hanoi airport for our flight to Da Nang. From Da Nang we transfer to Hoi An, where the evening is free to relax or explore this enchanting waterfront town. Overnight – Hoi An (B)

Day 5
Hoi An walking tour

Hoi An is a charming, old-world trading port, home to quaint cobbled streets, traditional Vietnamese houses and tiny shops – the perfect place to lose yourself in a bygone
era. On a short walking tour we take in the Chua Ong Pagoda, Chinese Assembly Hall, 200-year old Tam Ky house and the even older Japanese Bridge. The rest of the day is free to relax at the hotel with your family or further explore this endearing town your way. Boutique restaurants, hip cafes along the waterfront, delightful craft shops and artisans including some of Asia’s best bespoke tailors (whose services come at a nominal price), can all be found here. Overnight – Hoi An (B, L)

Day 6
Cam Thanh farming experience

Today we enjoy a leisurely bicycle ride past rice paddies, local orchards and rural farm workers to Cam Thanh village. Meeting local farmers, we enjoy a fun, hands-on farming
experience. Get stuck in as we help the farmers with their daily works, including spreading organic manure, creating organic pesticides and cultivating the soil. Our hard work deserves its rewards and after the gardening, we use some of the farms organic produce to cook a delicious lunch. Eat your meal out in the garden before we continue on our bicycles to a bamboo workshop. Here we work with a talented craftsman to make our own bamboo sculptures and products. We then transfer back to the hotel. Overnight – Hoi An (B, L)

Day 7
Free time in Hoi An

Today is completely free of scheduled activities so that you can relax with your family or further explore however you like. Hoi An is great for shopping and there are many fantastic restaurants that foodies may wish to visit, alternatively consider heading to the beach for the day. Overnight – Hoi An (B)

Day 8
Hoi An

Hoi An – Da Nang. Today our Vietnamese family adventure comes to an end. There’s an included departure transfer to Da Nang Airport for your onward flight home.(B)

Cost Includes

  • • Breakfast daily, 4 lunches and 1 dinner
  • • 6 nights 4-star hotels and 1 night aboard
  • deluxe junk boat (private en suite cabin)
  • • Halong Bay Junk boat cruise - opt to swim, kayak and explore caves
  • • Bicycle ride to Cam Thanh Village, farm experience and cooking demonstration
  • • Guided sightseeing - Hanoi, Halong Bay and Hoi An
  • • Escorted by an English speaking Vietnamese tour guide
  • • Economy class flight: Hanoi to Da Nang
  • • Airport arrival transfer day 1 and departure transfer day 8
  • • All relevant transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles

Cost Excludes

  • • Tipping Kitty: USD$25-35pp, paid in USD or VND
  • • Entrance Fees: USD$15-25pp, paid in USD or VND
  • • International flights and visa
  • • Gratuity for your tour guide. We recommend USD$25 – 35 per adult for the entire tour. Tipping your tour guide is an entirely personal gesture

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