Vietnam Family Holiday Itinerary

Experience the Asia of old on a family adventure that captures the spirit of Vietnam. Meet its friendly people and explore the stunning Halong Bay and Mekong Delta.

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    • TVFA
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,625
      CAD $1,670
      AUD $1,640
      EUR €1,135
      GBP £950
      NZD $1,830
      ZAR R16,390
      CHF FR1,360
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Children buying food from a local, Vietnam

Junk boat in Halong Bay

Pho soup

Mekong Delta

Days 1-2 Hanoi

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.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 3 Halong Bay/Overnight Train

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.
ACCOM: Overnight boat - 1

Days 4-6 Hue

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.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2, Overnight sleeper train - 1

Days 7-9 Hoi An

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.
ACCOM: Hotel - 3

Days 10-13 Ho Chi Minh City/Mekong Delta

Fly to Vietnam's fast-paced Ho Chi Minh City and fill up on traditional cuisine at a local market. Visit some elusive 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, soak up the last of Ho Chi Minh City where this adventure ends.
ACCOM: Homestay - 1, Hotel - 2