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Colorful Vietnam Family Travel20 days/ 19 nights

  • Colorful Vietnam Family Travel

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    20 days/ 19 nights

  • Amazing and funny time at Halong bay

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    Colorful Vietnam Family Travel

  • Sapa Explorer moutains and hill tribles

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    Colorful Vietnam Family Travel

  • Relax on awesome Danang beach

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  • Boating on Mekong river

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    Colorful Vietnam Family Travel

 

This tour is well designed for family holiday in Vietnam. Within 22 days, your family will experience typical culture, lifestyle from hill tribes’ people in Sapa to river life in Mekong delta and admire spectacular natural beauties of misty mountain and fabulous Ha Long Bay. The combination of exploration and relaxing through fascinating sights will bring your family great time holiday in Vietnam. Activities on the tour are arranged to meet all taste of family members and focusing on revealing hidden interesting facts as well as helping you to gain real life experience.

 

OUTLINED HOLIDAY

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Transfer:45 mins
Transportation:AC vehicle
Meal:Welcome drink
Recommend accommodation:Grand Somerset Hotel Hanoi

Day 2: Explore Hanoi Culture & History

Transportation:AC vehicle
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch
Activities:Sigh-seeing, children entertainment.
Recommend accommodation:Grand Somerset Hotel Hanoi

Day 3: Depart Hanoi to Ha Long Bay

Transfer:3,5hours
Transportation: Car & boat
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Activities:Kayaking, swimming, sigh-seeing.
Recommend Cruise: Signature Cruise - Family cabin

Day 4: Ha Long Bay - Amazing Cave Exploration - Hanoi

Transfer:3,5hours
Transportation: Car & boat
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities:Swimming; Cave visiting
Recommend accommodation:Grand Somerset Hotel Hanoi

Day 5: Hanoi Free & Easy - Sapa

Transfer:15’
Transportation: Car & train
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Activities:Free at leisure
Overnight: Private cabin on Victoria Express

Day 6: Sapa Arrival - Black H’mong village - Hilltop Ham Rong Mountain

Transfer:1hour
Transportation: Car
Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
Activities:Easy walking & hilltop climb
Recommend accommodation: Victoria Sapa resort - Family Room

Day 7: Sapa - Walk to Giay and Black H’mong Tribes - Explore Sapa Town

Transfer:30’
Transportation: Car
Meals: Breakfast; Lunch
Activities:Easy walk
Recommend accommodation: Victoria Sapa resort - Family Room

Day 8: Sapa - Discover Spectacular Waterfalls & National Park - Hanoi

Transfer:1,5hours
Transportation: Car & train
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Activities:Easy walk to explore nature beauty
Overnight: Private cabin on Victoria Express

Day 9: Hanoi Arrival - Ancient Village - Countryside Exploration - Moon Garden Homestay

Transfer:1, 5hours
Transportation:AC vehicle
Activities:Easy biking, walking, close contact with local people.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Recommend accommodation:Luxury Traditional Style Villa at Moon Garden

Day 10: Moon Garden - Funny Cooking Class - Hue

Transfer:1,5hours - 1hour flying
Transportation:AC vehicle & flight
Activities:Walking, discovering agriculture, children playing
Meal: Breakfast & lunch
Recommend accommodation:Premium City View Family room at Saigon Morin

Day 11: Historical Hue Exploration - Perfume River Boating

Transportation:AC vehicle
Activities:Walking, discovering agriculture, children playing
Meal: Breakfast & lunch
Recommend accommodation:Premium City View Family room at Saigon Morin

Day 12: Hue - Da Nang - Beach Relax

Transfer:2,5hours
Transportation:AC vehicle
Activities:Photo hunt in spectacular pass & beach break
Meal: Breakfast
Recommend accommodation:Ocean Villa Resort

Day 13: Da Nang Free & Easy

Transfer:None
Activities: Beach relax
Meal: Breakfast at hotel
Recommend accommodation:Ocean Villa

Day 14: Da Nang - Experience Charming Ancient Hoi An Town.

Transfer:1hour
Transportation:AC vehicle
Activities: Children activity as charity school; sightseeing & shopping
Meal: Breakfast & lunch
Recommend accommodation:Ocean Villa Resort

Day 15: Highlights Da Nang Sightseeing

Transfer:1hour
Transportation:AC vehicle
Activities: Sightseeing & local market experience
Recommend accommodation:Ocean Villa Resort

Day 16: Da Nang - Ho Chi Minh Arrival

Transfer:35 mins - 1hour flying
Transportation:AC vehicle & Flight
Meal: Saigon Dinner Cruise
Recommend accommodation: Somerset Chancellor Court

Day 17: Ho Chi Minh City Exploration & Relax

Transfer:35 mins
Transportation:AC vehicle
Activities: Children entertainment at park & sightseeing highlights of HCMC
Meal: Breakfast & lunch
Recommend accommodation: Somerset Chancellor Court

Day 18: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta

Transfer:2hours
Transportation:AC vehicle
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Activities: Walking/Cycling and boat trip
Recommend accommodation: Riverside Boutique Resort

Day 19: Ho Chi Minh Free & Easy

Transportation: None
Activities: Free to relax and shopping
Meal: Breakfast at hotel
Recommend accommodation: Somerset Chancellor Court

Day 20: Ho Chi Minh Departure

Transfer:30mins
Transportation:AC vehicle

NOTES: The holiday is a sample that suggests you planning your own family. Please, contact us or click here to create your own family exceptional holiday

DAY 1: HANOI ARRIVAL

Upon arrival, welcome by tour guide and driver. Transfer to the hotel for check in. Tour brief will be introduced by tour-guide with all necessary documents. The rest of time is free as your leisure. Overnight in Hanoi.

Summary
Transfer: 45 mins
Transportation: AC vehicle
Meal: Welcome drinks
Accommodation: Family room at Grand Somerset Hotel Hanoi

DAY 2: EXPLORE HANOI CULTURE & HISTORY

08:30 car and guide pick up at the hotel for transfer to Chi Minh Complexincluded Mausoleum, his Cottage and One Pillar Pagoda to see modern Vietnam’s great leader then continue the trip to Literature of Temple, the site of Vietnam’s first university dates back to 1070 and its peaceful gardens and pavilions offer a relaxing respite from Hanoi’s busy streets. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant.

Afternoon, process to out-door Ethnology of museum; learn about diverse tradition and custom of 54 minorities in Vietnam. On the way back to Hanoi center, stop in Kinder Park for great time of children playing after a day of sigh-seeing. Take a cycle ride around hustle Hanoi’s Old quarter for sight-seeing and photos.

Summary
Transportation: AC vehicle
Activities: Sigh-seeing, children entertainment.
Meal: Breakfast & Lunch
Accommodation: Family room at Grand Somerset Hotel Hanoi

DAY 3: HANOI DEPARTURE – MARVERLLOUS HA LONG BAY CRUISE

Pick up at the hotel to depart for Ha Long Bay in an air-conditioned car. Boarding the wooden junk on arrival for lunch. Starting cruise into mystic Ha Long Bay to see the amazing karsts with different formations. Stop in floating fishing village, with its unique way of life for kayaking, optional strolling around the cave. Then head to the island for swimming and kayaking in the caves. Dinner and overnight on wooden cruise.

Summary:

Transfer: 3,5hours
Transportation: Car & boat

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Activities: Kayaking, swimming, sigh-seeing.

Accommodation: Family cabin on Signature Ha Long Cruise

DAY 4: HA LONG BAY CRUISE – AMAZING CAVE EXPLORATIION – RETURN HANOI

Enjoy breakfast then explore Sung Sot cave, swim and relax at beach. Boat starts cruising back to the jetty while brunch is served. We continue cruising through the bay, along the way seeing more of the fascinating formations. Disembarkation on arrival habour for the drive back to Hanoi.

Summary:

Transfer: 3,5hours
Transportation: Car & boat

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Activities: Swimming; Cave visiting

Accommodation: Family room at Grand Somerset Hotel Hanoi

Optional:Drop in Bat Trang Traditional Ceramic village to take a time “family working together”. Parents can try to be craftsman making something their interest (such as jar, pot, bowl….) and children will be artist who drawing anything they like on their parents’ product for decoration. Family will have great time together and also having something for “family souvenir”

DAY 5: HANOI FREE & EASY – OVERNIGHT ON TRAIN TO SAPA

Today, your family have full day to relax, shopping in VincomMegaMallCityTimes or Royal City while your children comfortableplaying.

Late afternoon, your guide picks you up for dinner then ride to Hanoi Railway Station for night train to Sapa

Summary:

Transfer: 15’
Transportation: Car & train

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Activities: Free at leisure

Overnight: Private air-conditioner cabin on Victoria Express

DAY 6: SAPA ARRIVAL – BLACK H’MONG VILLAGE – HILLTOP HAM RONG MOUNTAIN

Upon arrival in the border town of Lao Cai in the early morning, you will get picked up then take one hour drive up hill through cloud and pristine, spectacular landscape to get to Sapa. Upon arrival in Sapa, put your luggage in hotel’s store, freshen yourself up with wash and have breakfast and take a rest in peaceful coffee shop.

We then take a light trek downhill to visit Cat Cat and Sin Chai villages of Black H’mong people located in a beautiful valley against the wall of Fansipan Mountain. The trek provides a great chance to see, meet and talk with local and to drop in to learn about their life and traditions. It is the chance for interesting local interaction and to fill up your album with beautiful photos.
Check in hotel and relax until late afternoon, take a walk to Ham Rong mountain - where houses of Rock Garden, Orchid Garden, mini museum displaying objects of some Northwest ethnic minorities… Admire breathtaking panoramic view of Sapa and Fansipan Mountain from the top in sunset. Your dinner today in a warm local restaurant with Sapa specialties. Overnight in hotel in Sapa.

Summary:

Transfer: 1hour
Transportation: Car

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Activities: Easy walking & hilltop climb

Accommodation: Family room at Victoria Resort in Sapa

DAY 7: SAPA – EASY WALK TO GIAY AND BLACK H’MONG TRIBES – EXPLORE SAPA TOWN

Today you will start out by crossing Muong Hoa River by a local bridge and continue walking along the rice paddies again on a route far from most other travelers.

This is the area of the two minority groups of Giay and Black H’mong. Soon you will see the big difference in customs and traditions, where Giay prefer to dress in colorful silk whereas Black H’mong produce their indigo colored hemp wear themselves. Your lunch will be served in a local village restaurant.

After lunch the car is ready to take you to the historical Sapa town famous for its minority market and old French colonial church. Your guide is happy to show you around the town but you can also choose to explore it by yourself.

Summary:

Transfer: 30’

Transportation: Car

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Activities: Easy walk

Accommodation: Family room at Victoria Resort in Sapa

DAY 8: SAPA – DISCOVER SPECTACULAR WATERFALL & NATIONAL PARK – NIGHT TRAIN TO HANOI

Todayyour family will experience romance & grandeur of nature in Sapa. We ride through the quiet streets, littered the roadside flowers, among fresh air to Silver Waterfall, the highest in Vietnam with a 300m drop. An ascent to the base of the waterfall will enable you to explore the surrounding landscape. This is a famous spot and is regularly visited by monks to pray. We then continuing process to Tram Ton Pass, the highest road in Vietnam at approximately 2000m above sea level. At this height you will feel a drop in temperature but the views are truly stunning, and you will have the opportunity to stretch your legs, emerge among cloud and take photographs.

On the way back to Sapa, we take easy walk along trail, under shade of trees, through the jungle to the Love Waterfall & Golden Stream. This area is known for cardamom crops, used for medicine, cooking and a significant source of income for the minority people. Your children surely love the stream and waterfall.

The rest of time is free for shopping in Sapa market. We drive to Lao Cai at 16:30, check in mini hotel for bath & dinner. Embark the train around 19:30pm for night train back home.

Summary:

Transfer: 1,5hours

Transportation: Car & train

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Activities: Easy walk to explore nature beauty

Overnight: Private air-conditioner cabin on Victoria Express

DAY 10: HANOI ARRIVAL – ANCIENT VILLAGE – PEACEFUL COUTRYSIDE EXPLORATION

Arrival Hanoi early morning, this is rare time to experience Hanoi local lifestyle with amazing sunrise and exciting activities at park (Tai Chi exercise, dance, aerobic….) – your children surely like this!

Have Pho or pancake for breakfast then take a drive of 50km along picturesque rice paddies and lush garden toDuong Lam Ancient Village. On arrival, take a rest, relax in very peaceful countryside.

Afternoon, Take easy bike to visit ancient houses, close contact with local children at local school and village and try to be the “farmer” with enjoying the seasonal local “snack” like sweet potato, maize, peanut….. Have traditional bath with herbs at late afternoon.

19:30 enjoy great candlelit dinner then take traditional foot spa with medicine herbs while observe special culture worship Buddha.

Summary
Transfer: 1, 5hours
Transportation: AC vehicle
Activities: Easy biking, walking, close contact with local people.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Luxury Traditional Style Villa at Moon Garden Homestay

DAY 10: EASY CYCLING – FUNNY COOKING DEMONSTRATION – FLIGHT TO HUE

Wake up among bird singing and do exercise with host. Have breakfast then take part in votive paper burning ceremony – a very interesting Vietnamese custom. Free at leisure to take photos with custom clothes, walking around the village, close contact with local people and collect some fresh ingredient for our funny cooking class with host.

Your family will know how to cook and décor some typical Vietnam local food. The lunch today must be amazing with dishes, prepared by all great members in your family!

Afternoon, heading to Noi Bai airport for flight to Hue. Warmly welcome your family on arrival Hue airport by your helpful, friendly guide. After check in your hotel, take a rest then enjoy welcome dinner in Hue with the best Hue cuisine in tranquility, ambience restaurant.

Summary
Transfer: 1,5hours
Transportation: AC vehicle & flight
Activities: Walking, discovering agriculture, children playing
Meal: Breakfast & lunch
Accommodation: Family room at Saigon Morin hotel

DAY 11: HISTORICAL HUE DISCOVERY – SUNSET PERFUME RIVER CRUISE

We take full day discover historical, cultural & romantic Hue by visit the Imperial Citadel and Royal Forbidden city.

Afternoon, enjoy the boat cruise on Perfume River, visiting lovely Thien Mu Pagoda and one of Emperor Tomb. Have special vegetarian feast in a nunnery. The rest of time, stroll the lively Dong Ba Market and wandering around the city for sightseeing. Free evening.

Summary
Transportation: AC vehicle
Activities: Walking, discovering agriculture, children playing
Meal: Breakfast & lunch
Accommodation: Family room at Saigon Morin hotel

DAY 12: HUE DEPARTURE – DA NANG ARRIVAL – BEACH RELAX

Free all morning for your family relaxing & shopping… Afternoon, drive through picturesque Cloudy Pass, follow the most beautiful costal road to Da Nang – the city of endless beaches. The rest of time if yours! Overnight in hotel.

Summary

Transfer:2,5hours
Transportation: AC vehicle
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: 2beds-villa at Ocean Villa

DAY 13: DA NANG FREE & EASY

Da Nang is one of the best beaches in Vietnam, it is cleanest, peaceful and beautiful. Plenty of luxury hotels with their own private beach, no hawkers and harassment just beautiful scenery. It is time for your family relax on beach, swimming in pool or stroll in lust gardens, and entertainment in kid club…

Summary

Transfer:None

Meal: Breakfast at hotel
Accommodation: 2beds-villa at Ocean Villa

DAY 14: FULL DAY EXPERIENCE CHARMING ANCIENT HOI AN TOWN

Start your trip to Hoi An in late morning, visit a local charity school for interaction with local kids then enjy lunch in beautiful local restaurant with Hoi An specialties.

Afternoon: Stroll to discover Hoi An Town by visiting Japanese Bridge, Communal House and shopping. We return your hotel in Da Nang at late afternoon.

Summary

Transfer:1hour
Transportation: AC vehicle

Activities: Children activity as charity school; sightseeing & shopping
Meal: Breakfast & lunch
Accommodation: 2beds-villa at Ocean Villa

DAY 15: HIGHLIGHTS DA NANG SIGHTSEEING

We take a half easy day visit Highlights of Da Nang, including Cham Museum built by the French and used as the Ecole Francaise d'Extreme Orient in 1915. This charming but rather primitive museum has an extensive collection of sculptures and history of the Cham people and a unique collection of Cham artifacts. The exhibits depict four different periods: My Son, Tra Kieu, Dong Duong and Thap Mam. Most of the Buddhist and Hiduist statures are in sand stone which has existed for centuries.

Continue to drive to the Han market, a popular place for most locals to buy daily necessities. The market is full of local products. It is nice to walk once around the vivid market then leave the town for the Marble mountain village that used to be the American marine base. The mountain has 5 mounts, namely: Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth. A lot of stone handcrafts are for sale. Bargaining is a must for a good price if you want to shop for stone statues

The rest of time free and easy as your leisure.

Summary

Transportation: AC vehicle

Activities: Sightseeing & local market experience
Meal: Breakfast
Accommodation: 2beds-villa at Ocean Villa

DAY 16: DA NANG DEPARTURE – HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL

Free morning for shopping and relax until transfer to Da Nang for flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Your welcome dinner on Saigon Restaurant Cruise Ship with Fire Dance Performance that is indeed interesting for your children and also for your relaxing. Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Summary
Transfer: 35 mins
Transportation: AC vehicle
Meal: Breakfast at hotel & Welcome Saigon Dinner Cruise
Accommodation: Somerset Chancellor Court

DAY 17: HO CHI MINH CITY EXPLORATION & RELAX

Take a cyclo tour to visit Ho Chi Minh City’s interesting sites in the morning. Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese taste in a local restaurant then escape the heat of the city by heading to Dam Sen Water Park for some aquatic fun of swimming and water sports. Free evening. Overnight in hotel.

Summary
Transfer: 35 mins
Transportation: AC vehicle
Meal: Breakfast & lunch
Accommodation: Somerset Chancellor Court

DAY 18: FULL DAY TRIP TO HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG DELTA

Depart to Mekong delta at 08:30, here you have chance to see more river life and experience typical culture of Southern. Embark the boat on arrival for a cruise exploring local water-life, included local house and local cottage industries. Wander through luxuriant fruit gardens and enjoy the freshness of Mekong Delta.

Following, take an amazing rowing boat trip along the small canal to see a typical agricultural model known as "Garden - Pond - Cage". Lunch in local restaurant before transfer back to Chi Minh City.

Summary

Transfer: 2hours/way
Transportation: AC vehicle
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch

Activities: Boating experience typical local culture
Recommend accommodation: Somerset Chancellor Court

DAY 19: HO CHI MINH FREE & EASY

Today, your family free at leisure, shopping or relax. Optional take a day trip to Cu Chi Tunnel and Wildlife Rescue Center.

Summary
Transportation: None
Meal: Breakfast at hotel
Accommodation: Somerset Chancellor Court

Day 20: HO CHI MINH DEPARTURE

Free at your leisure until time to depart for your smooth flight back home.

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CHILDREN POLICIES (land service only)

  • Child from 1- 3 yrs: Free of charge if sharing bed with parents
  • Child from 4 – 6 yrs: 50% of adult price if using extra bed/mattress in parents’ room
  • Child from 7 – 11 yrs: 75% of adult price if using extra bed/mattress in parents’ room
  • Child from 12 yrs up: pay as adult rate

INCLUSION

  • Family room at hotels/resort
  • Package 3days – 2nights in Ha Long Bay
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Baby/child car seat/ trolley (if any)
  • All transfer with air-condition vehicle
  • Boat trip in Perfume river and Mekong delta
  • Train tickets
  • Domestic flights
  • Tours and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • A bottle of water per day, cold tissue

EXCLUSION

  • Beverage.
  • Personal Expense
  • Insurance
  • Tips.

BOOKING CONDITION

  • Deposit and Payment:  30% of total invoice should be deposit at the time of booking for guarantee. Final payment is no later than 7days in advance of arrival date.
  • Cancellation: If cancelling less than 15 days, the deposit is non-refundable. After final payment is received a cancellation fee of approximately 75% applies. This percentage may be less depending on the date of cancellation. A cancellation fee of 100% is applicable within 03 days of travel.
  • Pricing: All prices are shown in American dollars and are current at the date of printing this itinerary. If there is a dramatic fluctuation in the exchange rate or the price of services provided, which are beyond the control of Ciao Travel, Ciao Travel reserves the right to adjust tour prices accordingly, even though the balance of payment may have been made. This would only happen in unusual circumstances.
  • Itinerary Validity and Content: This itinerary is valid until 25th Dec 2015, unless otherwise specified. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy. Ciao Travel shall not be liable for any injury, damage or loss caused by any inaccuracy. Ciao Travel reserves the right to change tour arrangements or accommodations due to safety or security reasons, and will endeavor to provide alternative arrangements of the same standard as that originally booked.
  • Special Requirements: Please advise Ciao Travel of any special requirements such as Special Meals, Medical Requirements etc., as soon as possible. If you get motion sickness, it is imperative that you bring with you motion sickness pills as we travel by coach and boat sometimes.
  • Travel Insurance: We strongly recommend you organize travel insurance before departure in your country. Insurance covers cancellation fees payable for airline tickets, accommodation, loss of deposit, luggage etc.
  • Clients’ Responsibilities: It is your responsibility to obtain passports, health certificates or other travel documents where required for the tour. It remains your responsibility to ensure that these documents are in order and to meet any additional costs incurred as a result of failure to comply with such requirements. It is also your responsibility to obtain any vaccinations that may be required to travel.