Vietnam is a real paradise for your family's holiday together kids. It is very interesting to participate in a cooking class in Hanoi to know how to cook a Vietnam dish or boating on green emerald water of Van Long Nature Reserve. You will have wonderful time to relax on Halong Junk boat or beautiful resorts in Hoi An and Phu Quoc. It is also a great chance for your kids to broaden their mind of Vietnam's history when travelling to Hue or understand more about the daily lives of people in the Mekong Delta.

Highlights
Discover Vietnam's culinary through a cooking class
Experience a wonderful junk cruise trip in Halong Bay
Explore the spectacular beauty of Van Long Nature Reserve and bath in Kenh Ga hot spring
Visit the ancient capital of Hue with royal tombs, Imperial Citadel
Relax in white sandy beach of Hoi An & Phu Quoc
Visit the most crowded floating market of the Mekong Delta
Day 1
Hanoi Arrival
Hello Vietnam! Upon arrival , you will be picked up at the airport and transferred to hotel in the centre for check in. Known as the ‘Paris of the Orient’ with charming French architecture houses, leafy boulervards and tasty street food, Hanoi is the charming capital and cultural heart of Vietnam. You are free to relax at hotel or explore the city by yourself. Overnight in Hanoi.
Overnight: Hanoi
Day 2
Hanoi Cooking class & Half day City (B, L)
Early in the morning, get up and take a walk around Hoan Kiem Lake to breathe the fresh air and enjoy a Tai Chi lesson with local people. Taste a traditional Vietnamese breakfast (Pho) at a restaurant. After breakfast, prepare yourself to get immersed into a real Vietnam culinary tour. A half day cooking tour in Hanoi will include both a hands-on lesson on how to buy ingredients and cook authentic Vietnamese food like locals. Start from the cooking centre and walk to the market where you can see the plentiful fresh ingredients from vegetables, herbs, spices and many kinds of meat. Back to the cooking centre and learn how to combine materials in a Vietnamese dish by an experienced chef. End the cooking class, you can enjoy your creations with a local beer. In the afternoon, you will explore a half day tour of Hanoi with highlights such as: Temple of Literature, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One pillar pagoda, Uncle Ho’s stilts house, Women Museum. Top off you adventure by a cyclo tour around Hanoi Old Quarter before you enjoy a water puppet show. Overnight at hotel.
Overnight: Hanoi
Day 3
Hanoi – Van Long Nature Reserve – Kenh Ga floating village (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. We will depart to Ninh Binh (about 2 hour transfer) and reach to Van Long Nature Reserve). We then take a boat trip for 1.5 hours rowing along this beautiful wetland and enjoy spectacular scenery surrounded by rice paddies and towering limestone mountain peaks. Have lunch at local restaurant. A small sampan will take you ride along the river to visit floating fish farm and floating village of Kenh Ga hidden under the foot of towering limestone mountain ranges. This is a good opportunity to observe the daily life of people in this countryside. You can recover your energy at hot mineral springs (your own expense). Transfer to Ninh Binh city and overnight in hotel.
Overnight: Ninh Binh
Day 4
Ninh Binh – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Breakfast at a hotel. We will leave Ninh Binh and head out to Halong Bay (approx 4 hours), stopping for refreshments en route. You will have a chance to explore how to make ceramic pottery. 12:pm, you will reach Halong Bay. The boarding time is 12:15pm. You will get on board, listen the briefing itinerary before check in. Enjoy a sumptuous seafood lunch while your junk boat cruises to the famous islands of Halong Bay. Stopover to visit a beautiful cave and then you can swim or explore the stunning beauty of the bay by a kayak. Return to the boat for a delicious dinner and exciting night activities such as: squid fishing, playing cards or chatting with your friends. Overnight on board.
Overnight: Halong Junk Boat
Day 5
Hanoi - Halong Bay – Hue (B, L)
Wake up early morning to see the spectacular sunrise over the bay and do Tai Chi exercise on sundeck. This morning, you will cruise to visit Vung Vieng fishing village – where you will understand the daily life of fishermen in Halong. Return to the harbor and transfer back to Hanoi. En route, you will stop in Hai Duong to visit Con Son Pagoda. Depart to the airport for flight to Hue. Overnight in hotel. (Note: Please take note that the cruise itinerary is a subject to change depend on the cruise you choose),.
Overnight: Hue
Day 6
Hue full day City Tour (B, D)
Breakfast at hotel. Today we have a full day city tour to discover Hue. This was the capital of Vietnam under the Nguyen Dynasty 1802 -1945. Start with the ancient Citadel – was modelled on the Forbidden City in Beijing. Inside you will visit the former Imperial Palace. The next point is Thien Mu Pagoda – a famous symbol of Buddhism in Hue. Lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will visit two royal tombs of King Minh Mang and Tu Duc. Have dinner and free at your leisure. Overnight in a hotel.
Overnight: Hue
Day 7
Hue – Hoi An (B)
Breakfast at your hotel Depart from Hue to Hoi An ancient town (about 80km). From the 16th to 18th century, Hoi An was a thriving international commercial port of the centre part of Vietnam with the culture exchange of many countries: China, Japan, France, etc… Today, Hoi An is still a must- visit destination to tourists who wish to find a peaceful space to relax in their Vietnam holiday. It is a real heaven for family travelling to Vietnam. Arrive in Hoi An, you will check in hotel and then enjoy a walking tour to explore Hoi An’s highlights such as: Chua Ong Pagoda, Phuc Kien Assembly Hall, 200- year- old Tan Ky house and the Japanese Bridge. You continue to visit a lantern workshop to know about the procedures to create a beautiful lantern. Overnight at hotel.
Overnight: Hoi An
Day 8
Free day at Hoi An (B)
Breakfast at your hotel. Spend all day at leisure on Cua Dai beach or buy silk clothes and souvenir for your members in family. Overnight in Hoi An.
Overnight: Hoi An
Day 9
Free day at Hoi An (B)
Breakfast at your hotel. Spend all day at leisure on Cua Dai beach or buy silk clothes and souvenir for your members in family. Overnight in Hoi An.
Overnight: Hoi An
Day 10
Hoi An – Saigon (B)
Breakfast at your hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Saigon. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Check in hotel and free to relax. In the afternoon, we will take a half day to visit Saigon including: the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and the War Remnants Museum, Central Post Office. Top off your adventure at Ben Thanh Market. Overnight in hotel.
Overnight: Saigon
Day 11
Saigon - Cu Chi – Saigon (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Take a morning excursion to Cu Chi Tunnels to experience the immense underground tunnels approximately 200km hand-constructed by Vietnamese guerillas in the Vietnam War. Watch a short introduction video of the tunnels before you try discovering the maze of tunnels which have been safe for tourists. Back to Saigon and free at your leisure.
Overnight: Saigon
Day 12
Saigon - Ben Tre - Can Tho. (B, L)
After breakfast, we will depart for Ben Tre - the “coconut capital” in Vietnam. Arriving at the pier of Hung Vuong. A short transfer by boat takes us into the small canals covered by coconut forests. During the tour we will have the opportunity to admire the vibrant local activities from, fishing along the river to experiencing life on channels. We will visit a local coconut candy factory, the brickyard of Mr. Tu Lo and learn the procession to create a brick in the traditional way. Have lunch at a small local restaurant. After lunch, we will have a bit of time to relax and then take a bike ride through lush gardens, channels to drop by the ancient house of Mr. Sau Khanh to admire his splendid collection of antiques. Drive to Can Tho and spend overnight in Can Tho.
Overnight: Can Tho
Day 13
Can Tho – Phu Quoc (B)
Early in the morning, we will depart from from Ninh Kieu boat quay, we cruise along the small and picturesque tributaries to visit Cai Rang floating market.Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily activities of the locals who lives along the Mekong canals. Later, we’ll transfer to the airport for flight to Phu Quoc. Free to relax in Phu Quoc. Overnight in hotel.
Overnight: Phu Quoc
Day 14
Phu Quoc free time (B)
You’ll have free time to relax or play on Phu Quoc beach.
Overnight: Phu Quoc
Day 15
Phu Quoc free time (B)
You’ll have free time to relax or play on Phu Quoc beach.
Overnight: Phu Quoc
Day 16
Phu Quoc free time (B)
You’ll have free time to relax or play on Phu Quoc beach.
Overnight: Phu Quoc
Day 17
Phu Quoc - Saigon Departure (B)
You still have a haft day to relax, bathe, or embark on any activity you choose. It’s time for you to wrap up your memories of Vietnam tour package within the past of 17 days. In the afternoon, we transfer to the airport for our flight to Saigon. Once arrive to Saigon, you will continue to wait for connecting your departure flight. End services..
Hotels
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard when necessary.
Hanoi Golden Silk Boutique
Hanoi Golden Silk Boutique
Golden Silk Hotel is a 4-star boutique property situated in Hanoi's Old Quarter, just a 3- minute walk to the scenic Hoan Kiem Lake and the famous Water Puppet Theatre. The hotel features stunning views and gracious style – a remarkable luxury experience, even by Western standards with graceful Asian style. This 11-storey property comes with free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour front desk. Room service is available 24 hours.
Cassia Cottage
Cassia Cottage
Offering accommodation with free Wi-Fi and free mineral water, Cassia Cottage has a 77-metre private beach, 2 swimming pools, lush gardens and an outdoor restaurant, the Spice House. All rooms and cottages are tastefully furnished and blend with the natural surroundings. Cassia Cottage is 10-minute drive from Phu Quoc airport, which is a 50-minute domestic flight from Ho Chi Minh City and a 2 hour, 10-minute domestic flight from Hanoi.
Hoi An Silk Marina Hotel
Hoi An Silk Marina Hotel
Hoi An Silk Marina Resort & Spa – The 4 star luxurious international Resort & Spa, located beside the famous & romantic Thu Bon river and just a walking distance to the Japanese Bridge with the Villa rooms and luxurious old Vietnamese – style rooms. The resort features contemporary design, using Vietnamese craftsmanship and décor combined with family- friend leisure facilities and a spa offering Vietnamese traditional and innovative therapies and body treatment.
Muong Thanh Can Tho
Muong Thanh Can Tho
The 4- star Mường Thanh Luxury Can Tho Hotel is located on Cai Khe river islet, Ninh Kieu district. The hotel is just about 10 km away from Can Tho International Airport and 169 km from Ho Chi Minh city so it is easy to get the hotel from cities in the Mekong Delta as well as from countries in the Indochina region.
Eden Star Hotel
Eden Star Hotel
Offering quality accommodations in the restaurants, nightlife, shopping district of Ho Chi Minh City, Eden Star Saigon Hotel is an ideal place for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel features 129 rooms spreading over 14 floors that provide a warm and pleasant home away from home. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, postal service, taxi service..
Halong Aphrodite Cruise
Halong Aphrodite Cruise
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INCLUDED
All private transportation
Accommodation based on double/twin sharing room
Meals as stated in the program
Local English speaking guide
Vietnam visa approval letter
Entrance fee
Two bottles of fresh water per pax per day
Overnight cruise in Halong Bay
Boat trip in Van Long
NOT INCLUDED
All international and domestic flights
Travel insurance
Vietnam visa fee
Single supplement in hotel
Personal expenses such as: tip for guide, laundry, telephone
Others not mentioned in the program
Review
TOUR DEtails
Starts
Hanoi
Ends
Saigon
Hotel rating
4 star
Tour guide
Yes
Meals
16 Breakfast