Vietnam family tour - 14 days
Highlight: Shopping in Saigon (Hochiminh city) – excursion to Mekong delta – visit Hue citadel, Hoian Ancient town – Hanoi capital on cyclo – enjoy the beauty of Halong bay from your junk cruise
Price: per person US$ 1,220/person
15% off for booking group 6 persons
Flexibly upgrade to Superior, Deluxe, Luxury if requested
Day 01: Saigon
Arrive in Saigon and check in to your hotel which is comfortable and centrally located
Day 02: Saigon (B, L)
Morning walking tour of the exotic city of Saigon. We explore the market and see the beautiful old colonial buildings from the French era. In the afternoon you have the option to visit the Cu Chi tunnels outside Saigon where the Viet Cong hid during the Vietnam war.
Day 03: Saigon - Vinhlong - Cantho (B, L, D)
After escaping from Ho Chi Minh City’s urban sprawl, we enjoy an excursion to My Tho, 75km south of Saigon, a peaceful town on the bank of the Mekong River. The tour comprises a cruise on the Mekong River, a visit to local homes & orchards, a sampan ride on palm-shaded creeks, a taste of seasonal fruit & honey tea and a performance of traditional southern singing. Lunch of Mekong specialties is arranged. You’ll then drive further into the Mekong Delta to Can Tho where you’ll spend the night.
Day 04: Can Tho - Saigon (B, L)
The day begins with boarding a boat to cruise to Cai Rang floating markets on the Mekong Delta and the markets provide insights into the Mekong rural lifestyle. In the afternoon, you’ll return to Ho Chi Minh City where you’ll spend the night.
Day 05: Saigon - Danang - Hoi An (B, D)
Afternoon flight to Danang then transfer to the beautiful ancient trading town of Hoi An
Day 06: Hoi An ancient town (B, L)
Boat trip along the river stopping at local craft villages, fishing opportunity and a picnic lunch. Rest of the day is free to bargain for local handicrafts or even travel to Cua Dai Beach.
Day 07: Hoi An ancient town (B)
Relaxing free day to spend by the pool or more shopping or exploring.
Day 08: Hue City (B, L)
Drive along the coast via Cloud Mountain Pass, the geographical divide between north and south Vietnam. Arrive in Hue and enjoy an afternoon cruise along the Perfume River to the Heavenly Lady Pagoda and the tomb of the Nguyen Emperor Minh Mang.
Day 09: Hue City (B, L, D)
Our guide takes us on a tour of the Imperial City. The afternoon is free and if you are feeling active you can hire a bike and head into the villages around Hue.
Day 10: Hanoi (B, L)
Flight to Hanoi and transfer to our hotel. Afternoon cyclo tour of this beautiful old city
Day 11: Hanoi - Halong Bay (B, L, D) join Iunk cruise
A wonderful day as we drive out to Halong Bay, a stunning area of green steep sided islands dotted around the turquoise sea. We have the chance to explore some huge limestone caves and spend the night gazing at the stars from the deck of our Halong Bay cruiser!
Day 12: Halong Bay - Hanoi (B, L)
Continue our boat trip in the morning before returning to Hanoi where we spend two nights at our hotel.
Day 13: Ha Noi (B)
A full free day to relax in Hanoi. You can try out your bargaining skills in the markets. In the evening there is the option to see a water puppet show.
Day 14: Ha Noi (B)
Spend last minutes for downtown shopping (ceramics, silver-carvings, silk,...) or at leisure before check-out. Transfer to the airport for departure.
English speaking tourist guides
Flight tickets: Saigon – Danang; Hue – Hanoi
Accommodation: based on twin/double share
Meals as indicated
Full admission fees
Meals not indicated on itinerary
Other personal expenses
Tips & gratuities