Vietnam Family Adventure

Gifted with a staggering abundance of flavourful food, fascinating culture, untouched nature, and disarmingly friendly people, Vietnam has more than earned its rep as one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. This fun-focused family trip packs as much of the good stuff into 12 days as humanly possible – including cruising Halong Bay, exploring the Imperial Citadel, museum visits, and even a boat trip to a floating market – yet still offers more than enough time to relax. Don’t forget to pack your smile; you’ll be needing it often here.

12 days

Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Itinerary Notes

This trip is designed for parents and children to enjoy together. You will be travelling as part of a group of families with other children. The itinerary has been designed with the needs of the whole family in mind. We have given this trip a minimum age for this trip to allow you to be sure that you have the right trip for you and your family. Minimum age of 6 years for this trip. 

Itinerary

Day 1 Hanoi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Hanoi

Enjoy a guided cyclo tour of the Old Quarter before seeing a Water Puppet Theatre performance. Opt to visit a museum or do some shopping.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Hanoi/Ha Long

Halong Bay cruise, cave visit and island lookout. Seafood lunch and dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4 Ha Long/Huế

Continue on the cruise of Halong Bay to Man's Head Island and Tortoise Island. Visit Luon cave by small bamboo boat. Overnight train to Hue.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 5 Huế

Guided tour of the Imperial Citadel. Opt for a visit to the Royal Tombs and Tien Mu Pagoda, or a countryside motorbike tour.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 Huế/Hoi An

Travel over the Hai Van Pass to Hoi An. Optional activities include cooking school, riverboat trip, bike riding, beach, visit the tailors or My Son ruins.

Meals included: Breakfast

Days 7–8 Hoi An

Enjoy a market tour, noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a G Adventures-supported project. Afterwards enjoy some free time to explore Hoi An.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 9 Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City

Morning flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Cyclo city tour of Central Saigon.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City/Mekong Delta

Take a boat trip along the Mekong Delta, later enjoy a homestay and traditional dinner with a local family.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 11 Mekong Delta/Ho Chi Minh City

Return to Ho Chi Minh City; free afternoon. Option to visit War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, and Ben Thanh Market.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 12 Ho Chi Minh City

Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

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