Rising light Vietnam family holiday 9 days
With friendly people and a lively air, Vietnam is a great family destination. This tour features the best of Vietnam, tailored to satisfy everyone from children to grandparents.
Begin in dynamic Ho Chi Minh City (former Saigon) with comprehensive city tour that includes a cyclo ride, a visit to local markets, and a visit to a private home to learn about a typical Vietnamese meal. Take a day trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels and watch an unusually eclectic religious ceremony at the main temple of Cao Daism, a unique fusion of world religions in Tay Ninh. Alternatively, spend the day cruising the narrow canals of the Mekong Delta.
Next, fly to the resort town of Nha Trang to spend several days in a secluded private villa overlooking beautiful Ninh Van Bay at the Evason Hideaway Resort at Ana Mandara. Snorkel or dive among the coral reefs in crystal blue waters, hike nature trails, cool off in your private plunge pool, indulge in spa treatments or just relax on the white sand beach and admire the unspoiled mountain and sea views.
Continue to Hanoi, one of Asia ‘s most attractive cities. Ride in a cyclo through the French Quarter, and stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake. Enjoy a performance of the famous traditional water puppets. Tour the fascinating Old Quarter, packed with hundreds of specialty shops selling silk clothing, bamboo cooking utensils, ceremonial objects and much more. Enjoy a tour led by a noted local historian and visit major Hanoi attractions such as Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum and House on Stilts and the Temple of Literature . During leisure time, dine in converted French colonial villas, sample local culinary specialties, and explore Hanoi ‘s attractions according to the interests of your family members.
The final stop on your trip is a day trip to Halong Bay. This area boasts a spectacular natural environment with more than 3,000 tiny islands. You will have the option to swim or kayak in the beautiful clear water. Simply fun!
- Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
- All private transportation
- Accommodation shared in Double room with daily breakfast
- All domestic flights
- Experienced English speaking guide
- Private boat trip as per tour
- Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
- All sightseeing tickets
- Tissues and water on coach
- Vietnam Visa On Arrival pre-approved letter
- Services charges and government tax
- Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
- No extra charge after services confirmation
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
- International flights & departure taxes if any
- Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- Peak season or public holidays surcharge (if any)
- Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year (if any)
- Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$ 25 & 1 passport photo for each person)
- Other services not mentioned above
Day 1: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City
On arrival at Ho Chi Minh's Tan Son Nhat International airport, you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to your hotel in town. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 2: Cao Dai Temples & Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)
This morning you drive to Cao Dai Temples in Tay Ninh – Cao Dai Holysee Temple is the cathedral of the Cao Daism religion with the Divine Eye - official symbol of Caodaism. Cao Dai followers worship Jesus Christ, Confucius, Taoism, and Buddha. Time to observe the midday service.
Following lunch you will drive to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels - Cu Chi Tunnels consist of more than 200km of underground tunnels. This main axis system has many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels. The network included innumerable trap doors, specially constructed living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers and kitchens. Today the remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life during the U.S.-Vietnam War. Overnight in HCMC.
Day 3: HCMC Tour - Nha Trang (B)
From the morning you will enjoy the city tour unravels HCMC ( former Saigon) 's turbulent past and also provides a glimpse into the fascinating variety the city has to offer. This city tour includes The Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post Office, Remnant War Museum, Giac Lam Pagoda, Chinatown with ancient pagodas and temples, and bustling Binh Tay Market. Transfer to airport for a short flight to Nha Trang. You are greeted and transferred to hotel. Overnight in Nha Trang.
Day 4: Nha Trang (B)
Day 5: Nha Trang (B)
Day 6: Nha Trang - Hanoi (B/D)
Today you leave Nha Trang for Hanoi capital. Pick-up and transfer to Cam Ranh airport for flight to Ha Noi. After check-in hotel you are transferred out for welcome dinner at a super restaurant in the French Quarter. In the evening enjoy the famous traditional Vietnamese water puppet show. Overnight in Hanoi
Day 7: Hanoi –Ha Long Bay (B/L)
After pick-up from your hotel, you will leave Hanoi by private car/van at 8:30 am, arriving at the jetty around 12:30 pm. You will be welcomed aboard and set sail through the bay while lunch is served. You will pass through the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons' teeth. After lunch, you will take a short trek to a nearby summit for a panoramic view of the bay dotted with golden sails, and then go swimming on a quiet beach or sunbathing on the sundeck. Later in the afternoon, you will visit an interesting fishing village with the opportunity to interact with fishermen who have been living in the bay for almost three generations. Back on board, you can enjoy cocktails while watching the sunset. Later, you will unwind ata lavish dinner before an overnight stay on the deluxe junk.
Day 8: Ha Long Bay – Hanoi (Brunch)
Greet the day with a morning tai chi session, with an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, you willvisit a beautiful limestone grotto and then go back to the boat for a final glimpse of Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Checkout is at 11:45 am and the boat arrives at the harbor by noon for the drive back to Hanoi. You will then have free time before an overnight stay in Hanoi.
Day 9: Hanoi City Tour - Departure (B)
The colonial capital city Hanoi is a unique Asian city with tree-lined boulevards, French colonial architecture, peaceful lakes and oriental pagodas and temples. This full-day tour takes you around Hanoi 's most interesting sights, including the Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and his Stilt House, Presidential Palace and the One Pillar Pagoda nearby, and the Old Quarter also known as the 36 streets and guilds and the Vietnam Ethnology Museum. Transfer to airport for your onward flight. Cam on va chao tam biet.
|Cities||Hotels List||Room Type|
|Superior Category / 3-star hotel|
|Hanoi||Hanoi Imperial Hotel||Superior|
|Medalion Hanoi hotel||Deluxe|
|Halong Bay||Huong Hai Deluxe Junk||Deluxe Cabin|
|Dragon Pearl Junk||Deluxe Cabin|
|Nha Trang||Asia Paradise hotel||Superior Seaview|
|Ho Chi Minh||Signature Saigon hotel||Deluxe|
|Palace Saigon hotel||Signature Superior|
|First Class Category / 4-star hotel|
|Hanoi||Sunway Hotel Hanoi||Superior|
|Silk Path hotel||Deluxe|
|Halong Bay||Halong Pelican Cruise||Deluxe Cabin|
|Nha Trang||Nha Trang Lodge hotel||Superior Seaview|
|Novotel Nha Trang||Superior|
|Ho Chi Minh||Liberty Central Hotel||Deluxe|
|Deluxe Category / 5-star hotel|
|Hanoi||Intercontinental Westlake Hanoi||Superior|
|Hotel De L’Opera Hanoi||Deluxe|
|Halong Bay||Emperor Cruises||Royal Suite|
|Nha Trang||Evason Ana Mandara Resort Nha Trang||Deluxe Seaview|
|Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel & Spa||Deluxe|
|Ho Chi Minh||Caravelle Hotel Saigon||Deluxe|
|Sofitel Plaza Hotel Saigon||Superior|
|Luxury Category / Luxury 5-star hotel|
|Hanoi||Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi||Grand Luxury|
|Halong Bay||Emperor Cruises||State Suite|
|Nha Trang||Six Senses Hideaway Ninh Van Bay||Beach Pool villa|
|Ho Chi Minh||Park Hyatt Saigon Hotel||Park room|