A family adventure through Vietnam from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.

Travel to Vietnam on a family adventure from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. With great food, lush scenery and lots of warm, friendly locals, the whole family will fall in love with Vietnam. Sail Vietnam's beautiful Halong Bay, laugh at water puppets in Vietnam's capital Hanoi, learn about rich emperors in Hue, get a new outfit tailor-made in Hoi An and swim off Vietnam's coast in the South China Sea. Adventure through Vietnam's countryside, discover the culture, taste the flavours of traditional cuisine and experience a different way of life. An incredible opportunity for your family to get off the beaten track in Vietnam.

Hanoi, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 5
Group size
Min 2, Max 16
Carbon offset
421kg pp per trip


  • Beat the heat at Dam Sen Water Park


Enjoy breakfast at KOTO, a restaurant helping Hanoi's disadvantaged youth. Jump on board one of Vietnam's famous cyclos and take a ride through Hanoi's Old Quarter. Then it's off to an evening water puppet show, a form of traditional Vietnamese entertainment that started in rice fields centuries ago.
Cruise through the warm waters of Halong Bay and admire towering limestone peaks and stalactite-filled caves. Take a dip in the South China Sea and at night, be captivated by Vietnam's star-filled sky.
A former imperial capital and important Buddhist centre, Hue is filled with ancient sites. Discover the Imperial Citadel and the lovely octagonal Thien Mu Pagoda. Explore the lively Dong Ba Market and search for 'poem hats' between the fruit, vegetable and fish stalls. These hats have shadowy scenes of everyday life, which can only be seen when held up to the light. Later, swap the bustle of the markets for the tranquillity of Vietnam's Perfume River with a cruise on a dragon boat.
Travel past picturesque rice paddies and verdant mountains to the quaint backstreets of charming Hoi An. Meet local kids on a school visit, shop for handicrafts, get clothes tailor-made in rich silks or enjoy a picnic on the beach.
Fly to Vietnam's fast-paced Ho Chi Minh City and fill up on traditional cuisine at a local market. Visit some elusive Ho Chi Minh City tourist spots, before travelling to remote villages to get a taste of Vietnam's rural life. Afterwards, explore the mangroves of the Mekong Delta by paddling a sampan around the tributaries before boarding a boat to cruise the major waterways of the delta. Back in town, escape the heat of the city and head to Dam Sen Water Park for some aquatic fun, then soak up the last of Ho Chi Minh City where this adventure ends.
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11 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 1 dinner
Boat, Cyclo, Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Private vehicle
Hotel (8 nights), Overnight boat (1 night), Overnight sleeper train (1 night)
Included activities
  • Complimentary airport arrival transfer
  • Cyclo tour
  • Dam Sen Water Park
  • Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise
  • Hanoi - breakfast at KOTO restaurant
  • Hanoi - Water puppet show
  • HCMC - Mekong Delta day trip
  • Hoi An - Ancient town
  • Hue - Imperial citadel
  • Lunch Ben Thanh Market
  • Picnic lunch at the beach


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1. An airport arrival transfer is included. Please provide your flight details at the time of booking.
2. The trip code for this tour in 2013 is FVW.

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Vietnam Family Holiday , August 2015

Vietnam Family Holiday , August 2015