Authentic Vietnam Holiday For Family
This Vietnam holiday package has interesting activities that keep the kids entertained while giving the adults a bounty of authentic cultural experiences.
First, start the tour in Hanoi. Certainly, wander through the small alleys of the Old Quarters in one of the most ancient capitals in the world. Hanoi is a great place to explore on foot. It’s also famous for its delectable cuisine, silks as well as handicrafts. The diversity here can be seen reflected on the streets. Later, cycling through the rice fields in Ba Vi, and interact with local people to learn about their daily life. There are a handful of activities here that your family will love and enjoys. This is one of the most unique tours that give you insights into local cultures.
After that, you travel east to the magnificent Halong Bay. This is a natural wonder that has been listed its name in the UNESCO World Heritage sites for its uniqueness. Here, you spend your time kayaking through corridors of small islets, as well as exploring caves that will leave you amazed. Board a flight to a mild Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam. Hue is the muse of many poets and songwriters, with its Perfume River slowly drifting through the city. The slow pace of life here combined with its heritages makes it a great stop for your trip.
Afterward, down to the South of Vietnam, spend a short time in Ho Chi Minh City – the most cosmopolitan city of Vietnam that blends the past and present. Then relaxing time by the beach of Mui Ne – a beautiful coastal town with water and reef await. Experience historical temples, laze on the pristine beach, dig in delicious banquets, and explore lively cities.
All with a touch of comfort – on this Vietnam Family holiday.
Departure/Return LocationHanoi / Ho Chi Minh City
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DAY 01: HANOI ARRIVAL – VIP FAST TRACK MEET AND GREET
Welcome to Vietnam, upon arrival at 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 collecting 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: HANOI - BAVI ECO TOUR (B)
You will be picked up from the hotel at 07:30 and transferred to Ba Vi. You will visit 3 villages, at each village, the local host will show you Vietnamese countryside life. You will be welcomed by Mr. Duoc – a veteran, and listen to his stories about his life during and after the Vietnam War. He also is an expert in handling raw tea leaves and making them into products to sell on the market Then you will visit a tea village with 30-year-old tea trees. There besides walking and helping local people to harvest the tea leaves, you will know how to pick the best part of the tea tree to make the most wonderful beverage in the world. Then heading to Mrs. Chin’s house for a cooking lesson and to have lunch in the garden. After lunch has some rest and your host will take you around her village and you will visit the local workshops. You will learn how to make tofu, unshell the rice, and will see the workshop of a local hammerer who is working there for 70 years. Cycling through the rice fields then you will arrive at the house of your next host Mr. Chau, and have your feet soaking in warm water with herb leaves following the recipes of Muong ethnic minorities. Continue the boat trip along the Da river and view the stunning scenery and discover the life of local people alongside the river.
Drive back to Hanoi in the evening, and end your Bavi Eco Tour at the hotel around 18:30.Overnight in Hanoi.
DAY 3: HA NOI – HA LONG BAY (B/L/D) PRIVATE CAR, NO GUIDE
(Schedule can be changed without any notice based on the availability of cruise)
In the morning, after breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up in a private vehicle with a professional driver. 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 to Halong, you will enjoy a cruise on the Bay and 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 just relax.
Overnight on cruise.
DAY 4: HA LONG BAY – HA NOI (B/L) PRIVATE CAR, NO GUIDE
Rise early for a Tai Chi lesson 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 back to your accommodation in Hanoi.The rest is leisure time in Hanoi. Overnight in Ha Noi.
DAY 5: HA NOI – FLY TO HUE – FLIGHT INCLUDED (B)
Have breakfast at the hotel and have a relaxing time before your driver transfers you to the airport. Take the flight to Hue - The ancient Capital of Vietnam and meet our guide who is waiting for you at the airport. You will be privately transferred to your luxury accommodations by our professional driver and an English-speaking guide.Overnight in Hue.
DAY 6: HUE CULTURAL LENS KITES MAKING ARTISANRY BY BICYCLE (B)
The imperial city of Hue is known for its beautiful kites, so why not spend your morning getting to know more about this traditional craft? Today’s tour will begin at 08:30 and we will learn about Hue’s rich culture and heritage from a local artisan.
This morning, we cycle 3 miles to meet your instructor, a local kite lover who is also a third-generation kite maker in Hue. To begin the day you'll take a tour of his house and hear about the history of kite flying in Vietnam, a form of once entertainment favored by the aristocracy and mandarins of the Nguyen Dynasty. Then step into his workshop where he uses the traditional methods to make his one-of-a-kind kites, then you'll get a chance to try painting your own. Kite painting requires a delicate hand, but with your instructor there to guide you, you're sure to produce a masterpiece. Wrap up this kite-making Hue experience with a truly unique handmade souvenir - a reminder of Hue’s rich artistic heritage. Once you are finished learning about the local arts stop for a short break at a local cafe for a cup of delicious Vietnamese coffee before returning to your hotel by bicycle.
Overnight in Hue.
DAY 7: EXPLORE IMPERIAL CITADEL BY CYCLO (B)
Cyclo is one of the most typical vehicles that tourists often see when they travel to Vietnam. Hue cyclo tour was organized to bring you a new and interesting experience when sitting on this special vehicle and going through the city streets. Besides, this tour also helps you have a chance to explore the famous tourist destinations in Hue and watch the daily life of local people.
Today’s tour will begin at 08:00. Move off the beaten track for a look at the imperial city’s hidden gems during this hue half-day tour. Climb into a cyclo for a ride through the "Old City". The first few minutes will pass through the south of Huong River by Truong Tien bridge. Next, you'll visit the Imperial Citadel where the former kings of Vietnam's last feudal dynasty ruled from 1802 to 1945 visit the Royal Antiquities Museum, a gallery of antiques displaying a collection of bronze pottery, Chinaware, Phap Lam enamel, court robes, head-gear and personal belongings of former Vietnam Emperors. Admire the collection of ornaments from dynastic times. Then hop back in the cycle for a short ride to Dong Ba Market. Step inside and mingle with the locals while browsing the colorful stalls.
After this, today's tour ends back at your hotel.
Overnight in Hue.
DAY 8: HUE FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B) FLIGHT INCLUDED
Have breakfast at the hotel and have a relaxing time before your driver transfers you to the airport. Take the flight to Ho Chi Minh City and meet our guide who is waiting for you at the airport. You will be privately transferred to your luxury accommodations by our professional driver and an English-speaking guide.Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
DAY 9: HO CHI MINH CITY – TRANSFER TO MUI NE (B) PRIVATE CAR – NO GUIDE
Have a healthy breakfast at the hotel. Then your driver will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to the resort to Mui Ne in a private vehicle. It's approximately 5 hours from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne and there will be a convenient stop on the way.Overnight in Mui Ne.
DAY 10 : MUI NE LEISURE DAY (B)
Immerse yourself in the fresh crystal-clear water of Mui Ne. This sun-kissed town is perfect for Vietnam family holidays with various choices of water activities, child-friendly hotels and restaurants, and over 300 days of sunshine per year. Enjoy a leisure day at the bleached sandy beach and clear emerald water or explore at your own pace. Seeing what interests you.Overnight in Mui Ne.
DAY 11: MUI NE LEISURE DAY (B)
Enjoy a leisure day at the bleached sandy beach and clear emerald water or explore at your own pace.Overnight in Mui Ne.
DAY 12: MUI NE LEISURE DAY (B)
Enjoy a leisure day at the bleached sandy beach and clear emerald water or explore at your own pace.
Overnight in Mui Ne
OPTION 1 - Sand Dunes Mui Ne Half Day Tour- Private tour - Guide (You can choose to join the Sunrise or sunset tour)
Fishing Village White Sand Dunes Red Sand Dunes Fairy Spring SUNRISE TOUR
Duration: 4hrs; 4:30am – 8:30am
Jeep tour will pick up at your resort and jeep following a smooth 1-hour trip direct to the White sand about 40 km, Sandy paradise where is attracted by natural beauty, oriental - Sahara desert kept changing their shapes as a result of blowing wind and the shadow of sunlight.
Not only you can enjoy sand-sliding or a quad-bike (extra payment) for fantastic eye-viewing the lotus lake located in the heart of the dunes, which is available during four seasons.
On the way back, you can enjoy one more time the Red dunes, the exciting daily local activities of fishermen, and thousands of fishing boat delivering their products from the sea to the local market at the Fishing village.
Finally, we visit the Fairy spring, a natural beauty spot with a nice canyon-water view, which is a unique and primitive place untouched by human beings, near a small brook with clean water.
SUNSET TOUR: Fairy Spring - Fishing Village - White Sand Dunes - Red Sand Dunes
Duration: 4hrs; 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Start Mui Ne Sunset Sand Dune Half Day Tour - Jeep will pick you up at your resort to visit the Fairy Stream a natural beauty spot with a nice red canyon - water view, which is a unique and primitive place untouched by human beings, near a small brook with clean water. The jeep tour will stop at the Fishing Village for you overlooking Muine Bay with the most amazing view of the boats and sunsets. It is best known for crowded boats and fresh seafood.
Not only visiting the White dune but you will also be fulfilled by viewing the beauty of Mui Ne beach on road. It is a more romantic time for seeing the sunrise or sunset, slip on the sand. Moreover, in the middle of the White Sand Dunes, there is Lotus Lake - lotus is one of the most famous flowers in Viet Nam.
Then you will have a chance to visit the Yellow dune. From the top of the Yellow one, you can see all of the scenery of Mui Ne when you can discover the daily activities of the Fishing village.
OPTION 2: Takou Mountain Pagoda Excursion half day
Take Mountain Pagoda. Mui Ne Tour’s car will drive you to Ta Ku Mountain and take the cable car to the Linh Son Truong Tho pagoda. Enjoy the magnificent view before the long stairs that lead you to the biggest reclining Buddha statue in Vietnam (49 meters). Stop on the way to visit a Dragon Fruit Farm and also to visit the famous Cham Towers in Phan Thiet.
Duration: Approximately 4 hrs
Tour Start: 08:00am
Transportation: air-conditioned car
View from Ta Ku Mountain ( Linh Son Truong Tho Pagoda, Reclining Buddha ) Dragon Fruit Farm Pohang Tower. Our guide will drive you to Ta Ku Mountain and take the cable car to the Linh Son Truong Tho pagoda. Enjoy the magnificent view before the long stairs that lead you to the biggest reclining Buddha statue in Vietnam (49 meters). Stop on the way to visit a Dragon Fruit Farm and also to visit the famous Cham Towers in Phan Thiet.
You will be surprised by the amazing artwork of the pagoda. The Takou pagoda possesses the biggest lying Buddha in the Southeast Hemisphere. Besides, do you like hiking? If yes then it is the place for you. If not, no worries; a cable cab is always available for you.
Special mention for those who have a fear of heights: the cable car ride, both up and down the mountains gives you a spectacular view and amazing photo opportunities but can be intimidating for those who have a fear of heights.
8:30 AM: Private driver will pick you up and depart to Kou mountain, distance from the center of the resort in Mui Ne is about 45km to the area of Cu Mountain which is expected to take about 45 minutes to arrive.
9:10 AM: Arrive, the guest will be guided by a Driver or Tour Guide to the entrance and take an electric cart to the cable car station (ticket price included). The cable car is connected from the station to the point and up to the top of the mountain, the length of the cable line is 1.600m, 505m high with 35 cabins, and each cabin can accommodate 5 to 7 guests.
10:400AM: Start coming back from the top of Mountain to get down by the Cable car system again. You will take buy some souvenirs at the food of the Mountain then come up the bus and start back to Phan Thiet city.
11:00 AM: Arriving in Phan Thiet city, the bus will take you to Thuy Tu Temple - Phan Thiet city, where were reserved the largest whale skeleton in Southeast Asia. Next to a Fishing port for your Sightseeing.
You will shoot some pictures for your memory.
2:00 PM: Your private car will get you back to Hotel, on the way to visiting Poshanu Cham Tower located on the hill. The remaining 3 towers were the oldest and only surviving from the centuries 14-15 national relics from 2002 after archaeologists open other towers are collapsed and buried.
Coming back to the hotel:
OPTION 3: Ke Ga Light House Excursion half-day – Private tour – Guide
Ke Ga Light House located 30 km Southern Phan Thiet, 110-year-old Light House on Khe Ga island is not only a historical relic with unique architecture but also an attractive tourist site in Binh Thuan.
* Means of transport: car, canoe
* Duration: 5 hours.
* Departure time: 7:30 am.
This tour also involves walking. To best enjoy the tour, come in light clothing, comfortable walking shoes, a cap, sun lotion, sunglasses, and most importantly your camera.
It takes you 45 minutes along the seashore and many resorts to get to Ke Ga sea in Ham Thuan Nam. Canoe or basket boat will take you to Ke Ga island (300m) to the 65m high Light House, with 184 steps leading to the top of the tower. You are free to discover the wildness, bathing, go fishing on this island, and local lives. On the way back, spend a little time at the Phan Thiet market and Poshanu Cham Tower.
DAY 13: MUI NE – TRAVEL TO HO CHI MINH CITY (B) PRIVATE CAR – NO GUIDE
Enjoy a healthy breakfast at the resort. After check-out, your driver will come to pick you up and transfer back to Ho Chi Minh city.
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh city.
DAY 14: HO CHI MINH CITY DEPARTURE (B) GUIDE
Relish a hearty 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.