Luxury Family Holiday in Vietnam

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  • Duration: 13 DAYS
  • Location: HANOI/ HALONG BAY/ SAPA/ HO CHI MINH CITY/ PHU QUOC ISLAND
  • Places: PRIVATE TOUR
  • Prix: Family
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From the misty mountains and stunning hiking trails of Sapa to the dreamlike waters of Phu Quoc Island, we've designed a perfect trip with a little extra luxury, taking you to experience the gems of Vietnam. Together with a private guide, you’ll head into the Old Quarter, squeezing through a maze of narrow streets bursting with local vendors and everyone you meet on the street. Following on from your journey of the capital, you’ll head west north to meet fascinating local hill tribes and hiking in Sapa. Then stay overnight on a junk boat, gilding to the enchanting waters of Halong Bay, a truly unique UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue in frenetic, exciting Ho Chi Minh City. Stay in buzzing Ho Chi Minh City and tour its French colonial buildings, bustling markets, designer shops, and incense-scented pagodas. Next up, our local chef will take you for a trip through Ben Thanh market, after which you’ll try your hand at preparing some traditional Vietnamese dishes yourself. Cap off your incredible Vietnam journey with a few days recharging on the soft white sand beaches of Phu Quoc Island, where the lively night market and tropical jungle are part of everyday life. Feed the need for adrenaline by snorkeling the tropical coral reefs or hop on a bicycle and experience the rice fields and long stretches of sandy beaches along the island's alluring coast.

 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 Hanoi.

DAY 2: EXPLORE THE GLISTENING CAPITAL  (B/L)

Hanoi is the country’s cultural heart, bearing traces of centuries of changing dynasties. At 8:00AM, your tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby and take you to the key historic attraction of the city such as Hoan Kiem Lake; Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum; Vietnam Museum of Ethnology the  Hanoi Temple of Literature - a rare example of Vietnamese architecture back to the 11thCentury. In the afternoon, immerse in the unique cultural experiences right in the heart of the Old Quarter.

And enjoy your lunch at local restaurant before making a stroll around the charming Hanoi Old Quarter to explore the fantastic maze off back street. Then walking to busy streets of Nha Chung where every day  is always  the busy by serveral of food and vegetarian gather for sales. And stop at old France House for tea break and talk to him and discover more about the change of the local people, life and listen to the story of family in each period.

Step into the home of Mr. Liem, a passionate seventh-generation puppet maker and performer.  He is the creator of the mobile theater and new puppet designs. Visit his humble home and listen to his story and to understand how his love for this traditional art grows. Then have a private show in his small theatre and learn the basic techniques of using bamboo rods to move puppets through the water.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 3: HANOI – TRAIN TO SAPA – PRIVATE CABIN WITH VITORIA EXPRESS (B)

Have a free day in Hanoi - a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples dating back a thousand years ago.

You could visit Ho Chi Minh complex, the Temple of Literature, History or Ethnology museums or just have a walk around the Old Quarter or around West Lake. Please note that the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed on Fridays and Mondays and most museums are closed on Mondays.

Get back to the hotel and get ready for the night train trip.

20:30 - 21:00 Pick-up at the hotel. Transfer to the railway station for a night train to Sapa (schedule 21:50 - 06:30).

Overnight on train

DAY 4: LAO CHAI – TAVAN – GIANG TA CHAI – SAPA (B/L)

The day is devoted to a beautiful hike through the breathtaking scenery of Sa Pa valley. Start by road that descends in the wake of the street Cau May (6 km) En route, admire the rice terraces hidden behind mist of the morning, a truly awe-inspiring sight.

Follow a small track and cross Muong Hoa River and pass well tended rice terraces on your way to the Black Hmong village of Lao Chai. Continuing through the colorful rice terraces you will reach the village of Ta Van Giay. As you continue your trek along the Muong Hoa River you will cross a small suspension bridge, roughly 2km from the settlement. Here you can discover a fascinating collection of rock carvings. These engravings depict some beautiful images of man, stilt houses and some beautiful decorative patterns. We lunch in a home in the village. After lunch the walk continues through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai, a Red Dao ethnic minority village. After taking a rest nearby a waterfall to refresh, you start climbing uphill to a road where the car is ready for your journey back to Sapa.

Overnight in Sapa

DAY 5: TAPHIN RED DAO HILL TRIBE VILLAGE – TRAIN TO HANOI - PRIVATE CABIN WITH VITORIA EXPRESS(B/L)

Have a breakfast at your hotel . Yur journey will be mostly driving downhill toward Lao Cai, before taking a left turn into a small paved road leading to Taphin village. Here you can experience the unmixed cultural life of Black Hmong and Red Dao minorities, 2 largest ethnic groups in the area. They live happily together while maintaining their own tradition from generation to generation. You can recognise them by dressing while they are both very famous of handicraft. You will enjoy walking among local people. The trip also offers you the opportunity to visit the local houses. You will return Sapa by car.

Then our driver will pick you up from your hotel to train station. Take a night train to Hanoi

Overnight on train

DAY 6: TRAVEL TO MAGNIFICENT BAY (B/L/D) - OVERNIGHT ON CRUISE

In the morning, check-out from hotel and get picked-up by the Cruise. Take the most scenic route to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival at Halong, you get to enjoy a cruise on the Bay to explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes.

After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which there will be a trip to the famous Limestone cave in Ha Long bay, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can optionally attend the activities taking part on the boat or relax for the day.

Overnight on cruise

DAY 7: SUNRISE ON THE SUNDECK - BACK TO HANOI (B/L)

Rise early for a lesson in Tai Chi or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and the return Hanoi around 17:00. Free at your leisure time.

Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 8: TRAVEL FROM HANOI TO HO CHI MINH CITY- FLIGHT INCLUDED(B)

Have some rest and free time until you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh.

Upon arrival you will be met at the airport and transferred to your accommodation.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

DAY 9: COOKING CLASS WITH  MASTER CHEF (B)

Have a breakfast at your hote. Afterward our driver will pick you up to Cooking Class. Follow our Chef through the vibrant Ben Thanh market to purchase a selection of ingredients for your cooking lesson. At 9:40 am our Chef will bring you back by Taxi to our cooking class.

Hands-on Cooking Class from 10am till 1pm

In a warm atmosphere, participants cook all together following step by step our Chef and everyone has their own material and ingredients for a better understanding of cooking techniques.

You will discover Vietnamese kitchenware to cook and enjoy a tasty 4 courses meal. MSG and “Knorr powders/enhance flavors” are of course forbidden!

We will adapt the menu to vegetarians or for people with food allergies, let us know your booking in advance so we can accommodate you.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City

DAY 10: TRAVEL TO PEARL ISLAND  (B)

Have healthy breakfast then transfer to the airport to take flight to Phu Quoc Island –the most wonderful island of Vietnam.

Overnight in Phu Quoc

DAY 11: CHERISH YOUR LEISURE DAY  (B)

Have leisure time today. Accommodate at the hotel.

Overnight in Phu Quoc

DAY 12: CHERISH YOUR LEISURE DAY (B)

Have leisure time today. Accommodate at the hotel.

Overnight in Phu Quoc

DAY 13: TIME TO SAY GOODBYE - PHU QUOC DEPARTURE (B)

From Phu Quoc island you will be transferred back to Ho Chi Minh city for departure flight. Please NOTE: your International flight back home should be in the afternoon

DESTINATIONHOTELWEBSITE
HanoiMetro Pole Hotel https://www.sofitel-legend-metropole-hanoi.com
Halong BayPresident Cruisehttps://www.presidentcruiseshalong.com/
SapaSilk path sapahttps://sapa.silkpathhotel.com/
Ho Chi Minh CityThe Reverie Saigon https://www.thereveriesaigon.com/
Phu Quoc IslandSalina Resorthttps://salindaresort.com/

INCLUSIVE:

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

All transportation mentioned above

Domestic flight from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City , Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc and Phu Quoc to Ho Chi Minh City include up to 20 kg of checked luggage per pax, operated by Vietnam Airlines or similar

Accommodation shared in Double/ Twin/ Triple room with daily 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

√ Vietnam visa letter approval

Tissues and water on coach

Service charges and government tax

Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service

24/7 hotline support guaranteed

No extra charge after services confirmation

EXCLUSIVE:

X Beverage, Personal expenses, tips, and gratuities

X Travel insurance

X Public holiday surcharge (if any)

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

X Visa stamping fee on arrival at the airport (Cambodia: $30/person; Vietnam: $25/person)

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

BOOKING PROCESS

Don't be hesitate to drop us an inquiry email at sales@realisticasia.com and we will get back to you at the soonest.   

  • Step 1: Simply click "Enquiry Now" to request a quote for the package that you are interested in and complete the form with your requests or preferences.
  • 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.
  • Step 5: Stay in close touch with our expert team. Pack your suitcase, relax and be ready for an exciting holiday with us

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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 
  • Online payment by Credit Card with ONEPAY: We accept American Express, Visa card, MasterCard and JCB card since Realistic Asia is a verified member of OnePay System. Your card information will be protected during the transaction by using the security system with OnePay. Your invoice will be created when you confirmed the booking and send you the guideline to deposit your spot. 
  • 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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