Inspiring Vietnam Family Vacation

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  • Duration: 17 DAYS
  • Location: HANOI/ HALONG BAY/ SAPA/ HOI AN/ HO CHI MINH CITY/ PHU QUOC
  • Places: PRIVATE TOUR
  • Prix: Family
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Explore the different side of Vietnam on this nicely balanced trip across the country, above the mountain and down the pristine beach. Starting in Hanoi, strolling the winding streets of the Old Quarter and interact with genuine friendly locals in Ba Vi, where they take you on a scenic cycling road. Enjoy two nights of boating on Halong Bay before heading to the spectacular mountainsides of Sapa. Then travel to Hoi An, immerse in the charming old town with its traffic-free streets and colorful silk lanterns as well as learn first hand how to make a special souvenir. Down to the South, visit Ho Chi Minh City's historic sites and explore the city on foot to see how energetic the city is. Take a short flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc Island and relish beach relaxation and building sandcastle with your kids. This vacation is about to get all the highlights of vivacious Vietnam and especially: family bonding time.

DAY 1 HANOI ARRIVAL – VIP FAST TRACK MEET AND GREET

Welcome to Vietnam, upon arrival to Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport, you will be welcome by our representative holding a sign with your name and our company logo on it. Our representative will guide you through fast-track security and visa services. After obtaining your visa and collected your luggage, will lead the way to your awaiting guide and driver. You will be privately transferred to your luxury accommodations by our professional driver and an English-speaking guide. Stay right in the heart of the city next to the central Hoan Kiem lake, with the fascinating Old Quarter right at your fingertips, you can easily explore the city at your own pace.  

Overnight in Ha Noi.

DAY 2 GETWAY FROM BIG CITIES WITH BA VI ECO TOUR  (B/L) GUIDE

 Start your trip to Ri village in Ba Vi. After 1.5 hours driving, you will arrive at Mr Duoc’s house, where you will enjoy a welcome drink. Visit the Tea Plantation in Ri Village. This is a green and peaceful place, where you will enjoy beautiful scenery of the village. This Tea Plantation plays an important role in providing tea products for the whole north of Vietnam. You will have a chance to help a local family harvest tea leaves, and you be shown how to pick the best part of the tea tree to make the most wonderful beverage as Vietnam traditional tea.

Mr Duoc is a veteran from the Vietnam War and is the owner of a large tea farm. He is also an expert on handling raw tea leaves and he will show you the process required to provide an exceptional tea product. You will have a great time listening to the Mr. Duoc’s stories about his life, his experiences during the war. Then, you will enjoy some great tea along with green lentils or lotus seeds, also grown by his family.

Afterward, driving about 10 minutes to visit another host family in Moc Village where you will enjoy a fun cooking class by Mrs. Chin. She will show you how to cook Vietnamese food, and you will have some time to enjoy lunch with food you helped cook!

After lunch, you have time to walk (or bicycle) around the village to explore the local culture and visit the local workshops. You can learn how to make tofu, make the traditional conical hat in Vietnam, unshell rice, and maybe see the workshop of a local worker who, for 70 years has made and fixes all the farming tools in the village. You have enjoy a 1-hour cycling tour through the beautiful rice fields and the villages. You can witness daily life of local people and interact with them. Mr Chau is your next host, who will welcome you with fresh mint lemon juice, with all ingredients freshly picked from his own garden. After, you can enjoy a traditional foot soak in warm water with herbs, following the traditional recipes of Muong ethnic minority. This will relay you (and your feet!) after cycling around the village.

Your afternoon will end with a boat trip down the Da River on which you can enjoy the breathtaking landscapes and explore the local life along the riverside.

Time to bid farewell to your host family and drive back to Hanoi center. End your tour at your hotel around 18:30.

Overnight in Ha Noi.

DAY 3: TRAVEL TO THE MAGNIFICENT BAY (B/L/D) PRIVATE CAR, NO GUIDE

(Schedule can be changed without any notice based on the availability of cruise)

09:00 – 09:30: Your air-conditioned transfer vehicle will collect you from your hotel in Hanoi and convey you to Hai Phong at approximately 11:30am.

12:00: You will be taken aboard our support vessel and travel from the wharf via the bay to board our luxurious craft, Era Cruise. You will be welcomed aboard and greeted with a complimentary drink. Our friendly and professional crew will conduct a compulsory safety procedure session and then you are free to check into your cabin and freshen up. We encourage you to explore our luxuriously-appointed ship then watch the magical landscape cruise past.

13:15: A special lunch of fresh seafood and an assortment of appetizing delicacies will be served. You will be enchanted when decadently dining on our luxury junk, our lavish interpretation of a traditional Vietnamese boat. Life just doesn’t get better than this! We then set sail for Lan Ha Bay, passing Da Chong islet where you can see an ancient lighthouse built by the French over a century ago.

15:00: The final part of the cruise takes us through the Cua Van area to Lan Ha Bay (part of Halong Bay). The 300 or so karst islands and limestone outcrops of Lan Ha are stunning with their pristine, snow-white beaches. You can explore Ba Trai Dao beach or Tra Bau area via kayaks or immerse yourself in the crystal clear waters.

17:00: It’s time to return to your lavish liner and cruise to your evening accommodation.

17:30 – 18:30: Who doesn’t love happy hour? We offer an extensive drinks list including special offers such as two for one drinks.

18:00: Our Vietnamese cooking demonstration is a great way to learn how to prepare delicious appetizers and we will guide you through the process.

19:15: You can spoil yourself with a unique Signature Dinner in our distinctive restaurant.

20:45 - 12:00: It is now time to relax with an exotic cocktail and drink in the evening landscape. Our bar offers a wide range of wine, beer and liqueurs and is always a welcome sight for guests after a day sailing on the Bay. You can order an indulgent spa service, watch movies, go squid fishing or simply relax on our roof top deck under the cover of a brightly illuminated sky.

Overnight on board.

DAY 4 HA LONG BAY – HA NOI (B/L) PRIVATE CAR, NO GUIDE

06:30: The morning is the best time of the day on Lan Ha Bay. You might like to head to the upper deck to participate in our daily Tai Chi sessions or relax with an early morning cup of tea, coffee or juice to watch the stunning scenery unfold before you.

07:00: A light breakfast of pastries, tea and coffee will be served in our restaurant.

7:30 - 9:15: The final stage of your trip is to be taken through the mysterious caves and amongst the remote islets via local rowing boats. The breath-taking beauty of this World Heritage region will certainly impress you. Following this, you will journey back to the main ship.

09:30: It’s time to check out of your cabin as we draw closer to the mainland. After a final early brunch and a last farewell from our crew at 11:30, you will board our transfer boat and head back to the wharf where you will be met by your return trip vehicle to transfer you to Hanoi.

12:10-12:30: Now you can board the luxury van and return to Hanoi.

Leisure time in Ha Noi.

Overnight in Ha Noi.

DAY 5: HA NOI TRANSFER TO SAPA BY PRIVATE CAR (B) FREE & EASY DAY WITH GUIDE

In the morning, our driver and tour guide will come and pick you up at your hotel in Hanoi to depart for Sapa.

Located at 1500 meters (4921 feet) above sea level in Vietnam  remote northwest mountains, Sapa is famous for both its fine, rugged scenery and its rich cultural diversity. The billboard in Sapa states proudly of its weather: Four seasons in one day. Chilly winter in the early morning, spring time after sunrise, summer in afternoon and cold winter at night.

Arrive at Sapa town and be amazed by the colorful traditional costumes of H’mong, Dzao, Tay ethnic people. Tour guide helps you to get check-in

Leisure time on your own.

Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 6 SAPA - LAO CHAI, TA VAN VILLAGE HALF DAY TOUR (B/L) GUIDE

Half Day Trekking Sapa Lao Chai, Ta Van Village offers the chance to discover Muong Hoa is the most beautiful valleys which offers breathtaking scenery in Sapa. It is about 14 kilometers from Sapa town. Traveling to Muong Hoa valley, you can hike along Muong Hoa River sneaking through the valley nearby Sapa town.

In the morning, you will be transferred southward to Muong Hoa Valley.

Upon your arrival in Muong Hoa valley, start walking downhill along along a large path 2 km through Lao Chai hamlet which situated on the top of a hilI.

You will then take a suspension bridge crossing the Muong Hoa River to Ly Lao Chai village of the Black H'mong. Visit some local homes and there is a chance to see peoples making fiber, traditional clothes by their own.

 You will continue walking fields of steep hill sides to Giang Ta Van, another village of the H'mong on high elevation before descending to Ta Van Village of the Giay people. After that, you will be dropped off in Sapa town.

Lunch on your own account.

For your leisure time in the afternoon, you can go out to shop for handicrafts, drop by the Sapa Love Market, savour the flavour of traditional Hmong-style cuisine, or have a herbal bath or massage in the town.

Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 7 CONQUERING THE HIGHEST PEAK OF INDOCHINA H/D (B) GUIDE

Today your schedule is to visit Fansipan peak, which is the highest mountain of the Indochinese range and considered as rooftop of Indochina,

 Your driver and guide will pick up you at your hotel in Sapa Town to go the Fansipan Cable Car Station After that, under the instruction of the staff at the cable car station, you will take the ride and visit the Fansipan Peak. While staying there, you will have the opportunities to take many photos with a fantastic panoramic view.

At the end of the trip, we transfer back to your hotel.

Leisure time by yourself.

Inclusions:

– Cable car tickets no climbing train

Exclusions:

-Meals, Personal expenses

– Climbing train tickets Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 8 BACK TO TRANQUIL CAPITAL  (B) PRIVATE CAR

Have breakfast at hotel.

Enjoy fresh air and have leisure time before being taken back to Ha Noi by private car.

Arrive in Ha Noi, we say goodbye to you and have a good night!

Overnight in Sapa.

DAY 9 TRAVEL FROM HANOI TO ANCIENT TOWN (B) FLIGHT INCLUDED – GUIDE

Having healthy breakfast, check out hotel.

Meet your guide and transfer to the airport and take flight to Danang.

From Danang airport the driver will pick you up and transfer to Hoi An.

Have free time walking and discovering Hoi An town - the lantern town.

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 10 HOI AN LANTERN MAKING HALF DAY TOUR (B) GUIDE

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at the hotel and get ready for a lantern making lesson.

Colourful lanterns are the symbol of Hoi An and a big part of the local culture; you will have the  fun opportunity to learn how to make them.

Your guide will meet you at the hotel at 8 am and you will cycle through the town to the craftsman home. You will be given an introduction about the lanterns and how it became the symbol of Hoi An, along with a demonstration of making a lantern. You will have an opportunity to create your own lantern and keep it as a souvenir

After the lesson you will have time to explore Hoi An at your own peace, seeing what interest you.

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 11 HOI AN LEISURE DAY (B)

Enjoy leisure day in Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 12 TRAVEL FROM HOI AN TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B) FLIGHT INCLUDED

Have free time before transfer to the airport to take the flight to Ho Chi Minh city This city has amazing bustling streets, fantastic restaurants and thriving trees making it perfect for days of sightseeing, afternoon shopping and evening interaction enjoying a sunset drink at a rooftop bar or on a cruise over Saigon River.

Leisure time discover this bustling city.

Accommodate at the hotel

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city

DAY 13 HO CHI MINH CITY TOUR – LUNCH WITH MUSICIAN (B/D) GUIDE

Ho Chi Minh city has amazing bustling streets, fantastic restaurants and thriving trees making it perfect for days of sightseeing.

For today, in the morning, meet the musician, who is famous traditional Vietnamese musical instrument maker who has been contributing his passion in traditional Vietnamese music. Having lunch with the family and enjoy a performance of the musician.

In the afternoon, we take the trip to visit Independence Palace, also known at the Reunification palace, was built on the sight of the former Norodom palace. The Independence palace is a widely known landmark of Ho Chi Minh City and was designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. Continue seeingthe beautiful structures from the French Colonial times such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the historic Central Post Office. Followed by the remarkable site of the War Remnants Museum the museum has a vast display of the both the Indochina wars.

Then your guide and private driver will accompany you back to your hotel, or if you prefer to enjoy dinner at your pace in the city and soak up the atmosphere, you can make your own way back to your hotel at your leisure.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city

DAY 14 HO CHI MINH – FLY TO PEARL ISLAND (B) FLIGHT INCLUDED – GUIDE

Breakfast at the hotel.

Have free time before car and tour guide transfer you to the airport to take the flight to Phu Quoc, one of the top beaches in Vietnam: Fringed with white-sand beaches and with large tracts still cloaked in dense tropical jungle, it rapidly morphed from a sleepy island backwater to a must-visit beach escape for Western expats and sun-seeking tourists. Beyond the resorts lining Long Beach, rapid development beginning on the east coast and mega resorts in sight of Sao Beach, there's still ample room for exploration and escaping the sometimes littered waters. Dive the reefs, kayak in the bays, eat up the back-road kilometres on a motorbike or just lounge on the beach, followed by a massage and a fresh seafood dinner.

Overnight in Phu Quoc.

DAY 15 + 16 PHU QUOC LEISURE DAY (B) 

OPTIONAL TOURS (LISTED BELOW)

Overnight in Phu Quoc

DAY 17 PHU QUOC DEPARTURE (B) FLIGHT EXCLUDED – GUIDE

Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones.  Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home. Trip Ends.

OPTIONAL TOUR: (for leisure days in Phu Quoc Island)

  1. OPTION 1: 3 ISLANDS TRIP (MAXIMUM 30 PAXS)

MONG TAY ISLAND - GAM GHI ISLAND - MAY RUT ISLAND

PRICE:

+ GROUP TOUR: 29 USD PER PERSON           Public rate: 33 USD

+ PRIVATE TOUR: 135 USD PER PERSON (FROM 2 PAX ABOVE)

TIME:09:00AM - 17:30PM

Highlight:

Meet at the pick up point and go to An Thoi harbor where you will board our boat and head to MONG TAY ISLAND to swim and sunbathe. Then on to GAM GHI ISLAND to swim by the coralreef and snorkel alongside tropical fish. Indulge in a delicious lunch on board and check out the lovely beach at MAY RUT ISLAND for more snorkeling.

Itinerary:    

  • 09:00am pick up from your hotel at lobby
  • Arrived harbor - board our boat
  • Mong Tay island : Snorkeling & swim
  • Gam Ghi island: Snorkeling at coral reef
  • Enjoy lunch on board
  • May Rut island: White Sand Lagoon –
  • Unique Chillout - Relax and activitives on the Island
  • 17:30 Return to your hotel

Tour Includes:

-         Round Trip Car & Tourism Boat

-         English Speaking Tour Guide

-         Mineral Water

-         Lunch

-         Snorkeling Equipment: Mask - Snorkel – Fins (FIN not available for children sizes)

-         Local Fishing equipment, Life Jackets

Excluded:

-         Service Charge

-         Other Personal expenses

-         Clients to bring own towel & sunsreen

Note: Extra fee for pick up & drop off in this area:

  • ong lang area: 5usd/pax
  • cửa cạn – vũng bầu area: 10usd/pax
  • bãi dài – Vinpearl area: 20usd/pax
  • intercontinental area: 10usd/pax
  • Marriott area: 10usd/pax

Overnight in Phu Quoc.

  1. OPTION 2: CABLE CAR & 4 ISLANDS TRIP BY BOAT (MAXIMUM 30 PAXS)

PRICE:

+ GROUP TOUR: 47 USD PER PERSON    Public rate: 52USD

+ PRIVATE TOUR: 150 USD PER PERSON (FROM 2 PAX ABOVE)

 

TIME: 09:00AM - 17:30PM

CABLE CAR THOM ISLAND - MONG TAY ISLAND - GAM GHI ISLAND - MAY RUT

Itinerary

  • 9:00 am pick you up from hotel at lobby
  • 9:45 check in cable car station
  • 10:15 Departure on cable car: Amazing sea wiew from sky & An Thoi Archipelago
  • 10:45 Arrived THOM island is PINEAPPLE island: Sun World Nature Theme Park.
  • Than Our boat pick up cruise to
  • MONG TAY island : Enjoy the beach - Relax & swim
  • GAM GHI island : Snorkel at coral reef
  • Enjoy lunch on board
  • MAY RUT island: Relax- swim & sunbathe activities on the island
  • 17:30 Return to your hotel

Tour includes:

-         Round Trip Car & Tourism Boat

-         English Speaking Tour Guide

-         Mineral Water

-         Lunch

-         Snorkeling Equipment: Mask - Snorkel – Fins (FIN not available for children sizes)

-         Local Fishing equipment, Life Jackets

Excluded:

-         Service Charge

-         Other Personal expenses

-         Clients to bring own towel & sunsreen

Note: In case of weather condition,some island will changes another island.

Surcharge pick up with area:

Ong Lang area: 5usd/pax

Cua Can – Vung Bau area: 10usd/pax

Dai Beach – Vinpearl area: 20usd/pax

Intercontinentalarea - Marriottarea: 10usd/pax

  1. OPTION 3 ADVENTURE DAY & NIGHT CRUISE (L/D) 12:00NOON - 21:00PM

PRICE:

+ GROUP TOUR:  23 USD PER PERSON Public rate: 27 USD

+ PRIVATE TOUR: 155 USD PER PERSON (FROM 2 PAX ABOVE) 

Highlights:

Meet at the pick up point and visit a pearl farm to learn about the cultured pearl industry, then to beautiful Bai Sao beach where you can swim.Lunch will be served at Bai Sao beach or on the boat. The boat will cruise along and eventually anchor down so you can appreciate the spectacular sunset and do some fishing, our crew will cook anything you catch. Enjoy dinner and after dusk do night squid fishing.

Itinerary:    

  • 12:00noon pick up from your hotel at lobby or pick up point
  • Visit Pearl Farm( 30 mins)
  • Late lunch will be served at Sao beach Or on the boat
  • After lunch SNORKELING - SWIMMING - RELAX - SUN BARTH
  • Sunset Fishing - Enjoy Sunset
  • Squid Fishing after Dinner on board
  • 21:00 Return to your hotel

Tour includes:

-         Roundtrip Car & Boat Transfer

-         English speaking tour guide

-         Mineral water

-         Lunch set menu, Dinner on the boat

-         Snorkeling Equipment: Mask - Snorkel – Fins (Fin not avaliable for children size)

-         Local Fishing Equipment, Life Jackets

Excluded:

-         Service Charge

-         Other Personal expenses

-         Clients to bring own towel & sunscreen

Note: Extra fee for pick up & drop off in this area:

ong lang area: 5usd/pax

cửa cạn – vũng bầu area: 10usd/pax

bãi dài – Vinpearl area: 20usd/pax

Intercontinental area/ Marriott area: 10usd/pax

DESTINATIONHOTELWEBSITE
HANOISofitel Legend Metropole Hotelhttps://www.sofitel-legend-metropole-hanoi.com/
HALONG BAYEra cruisehttps://eracruises.com/en/
SAPASilk Path Sapahttps://sapa.silkpathhotel.com/
HOI ANPalm Garden resorthttp://palmgardenresort.com.vn/
HO CHI MINH CITYThe Riverie Saigonhttps://www.thereveriesaigon.com/
PHU QUOCPremier Village Phu Quoc https://www.premiervillage-phuquoc.com/

INCLUSIVE

√ Door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services

√ All transportation mentioned above

√ Internal flights with 20kg luggage as stated operated by Vietnam Airline or similar

√ Private car from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay and vice versa 

√ Double/ Twin/ Triple cabin with breakfast (including 5% service fee and 10% VAT tax)

√ Check-in room at 14:00 // Check-out room at 12:00 noon (Except Early √ check-in or Late check-out mentioned in the program)

√ Experienced English speaking guide

√ Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

√ All sightseeing tickets according to the itinerary

√ Tissues and water on coach

√ Service charges and government tax

√ Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service

√ 24/7 hotline support guaranteed

√ Vietnam Visa letter approval

EXCLUSIVE

X Beverage, Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities

X Travel insurance

X Public holiday surcharge (if any)

X Compulsory Gala Dinner on 24 Dec and 31 Dec

X Early check-in and Late check-out (If not mentioned)

X Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Vietnam: 25$/person)

X Surcharge for airport cabs from 12:00 am – 05:00 am

X Other services not mentioned above

 

BOOKING PROCESS

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  • Step 2: One of our travel consultants will contact you within 24 hours to learn more about your travel plans
  • Step 3:  An initial itinerary will be sent within 24 – 48 hours and we will discuss your interests, budget, and any particular needs to design a perfect itinerary that suit you and the people you’re traveling with
  • Step 4After confirming the final version of your desired itinerary, the payment should be made via bank transfer or payment link, in order to secure your trip.
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PAYMENT AND DEPOSIT

  1. Payment Process
  • Deposit: In order to secure your spot for the tour, an amount of 100% internal-flight tickets and 10% of land service are required to pay (the amount vary based each on tour basis). The amount should be made via bank transfer or our online payment method.

After receiving the deposit of your tour, a voucher confirmation will be sent to you within 24-48 hours.

  • Final Payment: The balance of your tour will be made one month before the travel date. Payment by bank transfer or online payment is accepted. 
  1. Payment Type 
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  • By Bank Transfers: If you prefer to do the bank transfer, please contact us so we can send you the bank detail information. However, all the bank fee and foreign currency exchange have to be taken care at your end.

CANCELLATION

Realistic Asia must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive advice in writing and cancellation charges would apply as follows:

  • 31 days and more before departure: 10% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 15-30 days before departure: 30% of the full payment + airfare cancellation fees (if any).
  • 14 days and less before departure: 100% of the full payment.
  • No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full payment

CONDITION OF INSURANCE

  • Realistic Asia demands that all clients going on our trips hold proper personal medical insurance. If clients do not hold insurances and refuse to sign on before departure, Realistic Asia reserves the right not to carry out the trip.
  • Kindly acknowledge your acceptance of the above terms and conditions by signing and returning to Realistic Asia a copy of the present contract and of the attachment with all itineraries.

OTHERS CONDITIONS

  • Price based on twin sharing. Single Supplement fee surcharge
  • Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are non-refundable
  • Any amendment/cancellation made after the confirmed booking is nonrefundable
  • Tour is available at the time of booking
  • Itinerary may be changed upon the uncontrolled weather conditions

 

 

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