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Vietnam Highlights Tour for Family

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Overview

A Vietnam tour for a family can take you to almost every interesting place from North to South in only 10 days. There aren’t a lot of long bus rides or sightseeing stops, so it’s good for kids. This is a great way to make memories with your family. This trip is made for both kids and adults, so no one is left behind. Let’s spend time with your family and enjoy the scenery, and the food and meet new people from all over Vietnam.

The tour starts in Hanoi, the capital, and then goes to Ha Long Bay, a well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the middle, Hue Imperial City and Hoi An Ancient Town are added to the route. The Mekong delta and the cosmopolitan city of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) in the south are the final stops for this trip.

Hanoi – a dreamy city that has made many people fall in love. This is a peaceful and poetic beauty. Known for having thirty-six streets, each of which is like a village and has its own one-of-the-kind characteristics. Coming to Hanoi, we can not miss the places like Bat Trang pottery village, the Temple of Literature, the President Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda and Old Quarter. They are attached with the history and growth of Hanoi and Vietnam. Let’s come to see and explore the beauty as well as the traditional cuisine here.

Halong Bay is located in the north-eastern part of Vietnam and is famous for its green seas and limestone islands. Visitors can see islands such as Stone Dog and Teapot. Hue, tender and poetic are 2 adjectives for this place. When wandering around the Hoi An town, you will feel comfortable and chilling. Ho Chi Minh City is a energetic and modern place to visit. This is the economic heart of Vietnam with many interesting attractions.

Tour Highlights

Hanoi: Capital of Vietnam with ancient buildings, Old Quarter Area

Ha Long Bay: UNESCO world heritage site, famous for its thousand of islands and islets

Hue: Once the imperial capital of Vietnam, famous for great temples and specially the Forbidden City

Hoi An: Hoi An is 30KM from Da Nang, a beautiful, old town with historic constructions, traditional culture.

Ho Chi Minh City – Saigon: Once known as ‘pearl of Far East”. The city is now still the most attractive destination in Vietnam for international visitors.

Mekong Delta: Largest agricultural area in Vietnam, rice basket of the country with floating markets, fruit orchards, rice paddies, bird sanctuaries and charming villages

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival - Hanoi 

When you arrive, our tour guide will take you to hotel in Hanoi and check in there.

Spend night at the hotel.

Long Bien District

Day 2: Hanoi city tour 

After you have breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up at the hotel and together start our city tour. The first stop is Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where you can know more about the Resting place of the Great president Ho Chi Minh, then you will visit One Pillar Pagoda and the final stop is Ethnology Museum.

Lunch will be served in one of the famous restaurants in Hanoi.

In the afternoon, to continue our tour, you will pay a visit to Literature Temple, then stop at the first University in Vietnam in 16th century.

Enjoy the water puppet show, experience a cyclo trip in the Old Quarter.

Hanoi City Tour

Day 3: Hanoi - Ha Long Bay on cruise 

07:45 – 08:00: Shuttle from cruise will pick you up at hotel and take you on a beautiful tour, it takes 3 hours and a half to Halong Bay

12:30 – 13:00: Start the Cruise, then get a quick cruise briefing.

13:30 – 14:30: Enjoy a delicious lunch when the V’Spirit Classic sails between the limestone islands.

15:00 – 16:00: Visit Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.

16:00 – 17:00: Visit Titov island. Spend time swimming and chilling at Titov Beach. Then, climb up to the top of the island to get a great scenery of the whole Halong Bay.

17:00 – 17:30: Back to the main cruise. Commute to the quiet area meanwhile view the beautiful sea on the way.

17:30 – 19:00: Enjoy Sunset Party on sundeck. Experience the sunset – the best moments of the day.

19:00: Enjoy Dinner. Hang out with other visitors, play board games, fish for squid, or chill out.

Spend the night on board.

Ha Long Bay on cruise

Day 4: Ha Long - Hanoi - Hue 

06:30 – 07:00: Begin with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.

07:00 – 07:30: Breakfast served on board, you can enjoy the peaceful morning in Halong Bay.

08:30 – 09:30: Experience Kayak around the Drum Cave among the hidden locations of the bay.

09:45: Back to the ship. Fresh up and check out your cabin.

10:00 – 10:30: Explore the Bay on cruise, visit Dog Islet, Ba Hang fishing village, and more.

10:30 – 11:30: Visit the fruit carving demonstration and take part in the Cooking Class on the way back to the harbor. Have a traditional Vietnamese lunch.

11:45 – 12:00: Check out.

12:15 – 12:30: Return to the harbor, then travel to Hanoi airport for flight to Hue in late afternoon.

Hue

 

Day 5: Hue - Danang - Hoian 

AM: After having breakfast at hotel, commute to the Hoi An Ancient Town over the Hai Van Pass to Da Nang. You will stop at Lang Co Beach, the Cham Museum and Marble Mountain.

Lunch will be served in Hoian.

PM: Take a walking tour of Hoi An and enjoy the traditional architecture and unhurried way of life. Visit the 400 year-old Japanese Covered Bridge, the ancient homes of merchants, and the colorful and busy markets…

Have your own time to enjoy dinner and explore the town.

Hoian

Day 6: Hoian - Danang - Ho Chi Minh city 

AM: Free time

PM: Fly to HCMC in afternoon, then our tour guide will take you to hotel for relaxation.

Ho Chi Minh city

Day 7: Ho Chi Minh City tour

Full day city tour starting from 8AM:

Visit the former Presidential Palace, the War Remnants Museum.

Then you will have time to explore the famous constructions in the city center such as Notre Dame Cathedral, the Municipal Theater, City Hall, and Xa Loi pagoda.

End the day tour at Ben Thanh market and China town, Cholon

Ho Chi Minh City tour

Day 8: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta 

08:00: Pick up at hotel. Start a drive through the Mekong Delta to the town of Cai Be, famous for its floating market.

Board our private boat for a cruise along the maze of waterways and canals to Vinh Long.

Have lunch at the home of a Bonsai gardener with the popular dish of ‘Elephant ear fish’. Then, continue to explore of the tributaries and canals of the delta.

Drive back to HCMC for overnight.

Mekong Delta

 

 

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