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Memorable Family Journey – 15 Days

Vietnam Family Tour

Starts/Ends: Ho Chi Minh City / Hanoi
Route: Ho Chi Minh Arrival – Ho Chi Minh city - Mekong Detal – Cu Chi Tunnel - Nha Trang (Vinpearl Land resort) - Da Nang - Hoi An - Hue - Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hanoi Departure
Tour Duration: 15 days/ 14 nights
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish
Tour Type: Landscape, Culture, History and Beach vacation
Activity Level: Easy & Regular itinerary
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)

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If you want your children have a natural curiosity and quickly break through cultural and language barriers, particularly in Indochina where children are revered. Let's choose our Memorable Family Journey package, it is a journey from splendid Hanoi to historic Hue and Hoi An with the beautiful beaches in Nha Trang and the modern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City. Your family is certainly entertained by the people, history, color and culture. Which education is better than the education of understanding and discovery?

DAY 01Ho Chi Minh City Arrival (D)

You will arrive at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) and transfer to the hotel for relaxation after your journey. Your welcome dinner will be served at a local restaurant. You will overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 02Ho Chi Minh City – city tour (B, L)

08: our guide will pick you up at your hotel then we visit Notre Dame Cathedral established by French colonists and Saigon Central Post office to get good shots for our memory of the big, modern city of Vietnam. We keep going to Saigon Central Post office, a post office in the downtown Ho Chi Minh City, near Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, the city's main church.
09:00 – 10:00: We visit War Remnant Museum, where we can see countless artifacts, photographs and pictures documenting about the second Indochina war. Visiting this museum, we may know much more about these historical truths from the collections of photos taken by 134 War reporters killed during the Vietnam War, the vestiges of war crimes and aftermaths.
10:15 – 11:45: We visit the Reunification Palace, the former Presidential Palace for the president of the South of Vietnam.
12:00: We stop for lunch at a fine local restaurant in town.
14:00: We visit Cho Lon market, China town & Thien Hau Temple. Cho Lon, China town were settled in the late 18th century, this labyrinthine section of Ho Chi Minh City bustles with restaurants, temples, exotic stores, and markets.
16:00: Finally we will visit Ben Thanh Market. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

DAY 03Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta ( My Tho) (B, L)

Today we leave Ho Chi Minh city behind and head to Vietnam's rice basket, the Mekong Delta. We will pass through idyllic, rural scenes until we arrive at My Tho, a peaceful town on the bank of the Mekong River, where we will visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda. Next we will have a boat ride on the Mekong, visit local homes and orchards, a coconut candy workshop, a honeybee farm, take a sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks, try a taste of seasonal fruit and honey tea and enjoy a performance of traditional Southern singing.
Back to Ho Chi Minh city.

DAY 04Ho Chi Minh City - Cu Chi Tunnel - Fly to Nha Trang (B)

08.00 we will leave busy Ho Chi Minh city for the tunnels of Cu Chi which is an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Cu Chi district of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam.
At Cu Chi tunnel, we see a short introductory video showing how they were constructed, followed by an exploration of the maze of tunnels, some of which have been widened to allow tourist access. Also on display there are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500lb bombs dropped by B52 bombers. On our way there we drive through pleasant countryside: rubber plantations and rice paddies. In the afternoon, we fly to Nha Trang.
Overnight in Nha Trang.

DAY 05Nha Trang (B)

Whole day free in Nha Trang for your relaxing

DAY 06Nha Trang

Whole day free in Nha Trang for your relaxing

DAY 07Nha Trang – Da Nang – Hoi An

In the morning we will take a flight to Da Nang then transfer to Hoi An. we will start walking tour around the ancient town to visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, the Pottery Museum, Tan Ky old house, the Cantonese congregation, the silk street of Hoi An, the temples and pagodas of Chinese appearance.

DAY 08Hoi An Cooking Class

Meeting up at Hai Scout Café at 98, Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, we have a drink for a short time then we visit Hoi An colorful market to experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this busy market. We will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and purchase some of the ingredients used in the cooking lesson later.
We board the Red Bridge boat for a leisurely cruise (25 minutes) along the Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School. This is a chance to view local river life, so make sure your camera is handy.
On arrival, we explore the cooking school’s herb and vegetable garden before learning about some of Hoi An’s and Vietnam’s well-known dishes. The cooking lesson runs for about 2 hours – each dish is first demonstrated by the Red Bridge chef’s, before we prepare the same dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving (plate decoration).
After the lesson, we sit down and eat exactly what we have cooked.

Recipes (our food contains no MSG):
1. Making fresh Rice paper
2. Fresh Rice Paper Rolls of Shrimp
3. Crispy Hoi An Pancakes with Shrimp, Herbs & a Peanut Sauce
4. Seafood Salad with mixed Vietnamese Herbs served in Half a Pineapple
5. Vietnamese Eggplant in Clay Pot
6. Food Decoration – Tomato Rose & Vietnamese Cucumber Hand Fan

* Lunch includes the above meals as well as:
Steamed Ocean Fish on a bed of Freshly Chopped Vegetables (not included in the demonstration)
The rest of the day is free for relaxing.

DAY 09Hoi An fishing village (B, L)

You will be picked up at your hotel for the transfer to local fishing village. It’s time to learn about daily life of Vietnamese fishermen, their families and their community. We will board our boat and commence cruising on the Cua Dai River. Join local fisherman on the river and enjoy hands-on experience of round net and cast net fishing.
We learn to paddle the unique Vietnamese bamboo basket boats and join in a basket boat race. We also explore the now tranquil coconut-palm flanked waterways of a past war and hear of the extreme conditions endured by soldiers of both sides. Back our boat, you enjoy lunch and return to your hotel. Overnight in Hoi An.

DAY 10Hoi An - Da Nang – Hue (B)

This morning, we travel by vehicle to Hue along scenic highway 1A. Along the way we will stop to contemplate South to North Danang city and the stunning views, from Lang Co Beach with Cham Museum – the houses of the most complete collection of Cham Artifacts anywhere in the world; Non Nuoc Beach and the Marble Mountain – the five elements of the Universe (water, wood, air, fire and earth). We will arrive in Hue then embark on a tour of Hue City including the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, the Imperial Museum and the Dong Ba market.
Overnight in Hue.

DAY 11Hue - Hanoi (B, L)

Rising up early in the ancient land, your breakfast is served in the hotel. After that we board on a private boat for cruising on the romantic Perfume River, this time we head out for the countryside. Being the ancient capital, Hue is surrounded with ancient tombs of emperors past, and a visit to some of these tombs will be on the itinerary for today. The charming Lady Pagoda (Thien Mu Pagoda) will be the first stop of the day, it is set in converge of rivers and gives you a great view on the Perfume River and surrounding area. From here you will take a drive to visit King Minh Mang's tomb & King Tu Duc tomb.
This afternoon we will take a flight from Hue to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 12Hanoi city tour (B, L)

Today we will drive to Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hour to visit: Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum and one pillar pagoda. Keep going to see the Temple of Literature: Originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam's first university dating back to 1070. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society placed then and now on education.
In the afternoon, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam, Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam's 54 Ethnic minority groups.
After that we get back to city center where we take one-hour cyclo around the Old Quarter, known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Before we go back to hotel, we will have chance to enjoy the unique Water Puppet show to hear to know Vietnamese traditional instruments and singing from the live musicians who play throughout the show. Finally, you will be back to your hotel.
Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 13Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)

We will take a morning drive to Halong Bay via Dong Trieu Pottery Village en route. When you arrived in Ha Long City, check in board and enjoy lunch on board. A fantastic cruise in Halong Bay to the nets of islands, you will enjoy the beautiful nature and take a walk to one of the biggest caves in Halong.
In the evening, you enjoy dinner on board while watching sunset hen have chance to go fishing and spend a night on the Junk.

DAY 14Halong – Hanoi (B, L)

Today, your family will enjoy a kayaking time discovering the floating life of Ha Long Bay fishermen. You continue to cruise in the bay until you reach the shore and finally, head back to Hanoi.
Overnight in Hanoi.

DAY 15Hanoi Departure (B)

Free at leisure until transferring to Noi Bai airport for your departure flight.
End services.

Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip

* The price of this trip changes a lot according your group number, travel season and tour class. Please contact one of our travel consulttants for the most detailed qoutation. We ensure the LOWEST price.

    What's Include?
    • Private A/C transfers on tours
    • Hotel accommodation sharing double bed room with daily breakfast
    • Meals as specified (no drink) (Breakfast = B, Lunch = L, Dinner = D)
    • English-speaking guide
    • Entrance and sightseeing fees
    • A boat cruise in Mekong Deltas and Hue, Ha Long Bay
    • Mineral water and cold towel on car/van/bus
    What's Exclude?
    • Vietnam visa arrangements (If required)
    • Transfer and guide on free time.
    • International to/ from Vietnam
    • Domestic flights: Ho Chi Minh City – Da Nang, Da Nang - Hanoi
    • Other meals and drinks
    • Other personal expenses
    • Tipping/gratuities
    • Others not mentioned in the itinerary
 

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