This tour is our specifically tailored for family to uncover Vietnam from natural beauties to cultural and historical landmarks and traditional performance with a pace and flexible program to let your family enjoy every moment together.

On your arrival to Hanoi and meeting our guide you will transfer to your hotel, and then enjoy a water-puppet show (unique to Vietnam) and have a welcome dinner with a company representative. The following day take a tour of Hanoi sites by cyclo, taking lunch at a local restaurant. Then discover Halong Bay, with an overnight cruise on Vietnam’s premier tourist spot. On your return to your hotel, you will enjoy a bike ride to Bat Trang in the morning and more sites around Hanoi in the afternoon, before relaxing with a nice massage! Fly south to Da Nang and transfer to Hoi An by private vehicle, with our guide. Meander through the historical ancient town, and take part in a lantern making class, keeping the results. Cycle, kayak and just enjoy Hoi An, then fly to Nha Trang for some dedicated beach time. Next stop is Saigon, then on to the Mekong Delta region and a cruise onboard the Bassac boat. Discover life in the delta region, rice fields, floating markets and more in this highly industrialized “rice-bowl”. After the Delta journey our sights are set on Cu Chi Tunnels, part of a war-time system that the resistance fighters used in days of war. The tunnels have been widened to accommodate Westerners. Our tour concludes at the airport the next day.


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Hanoi - Arrival

  • Met and welcomed by our tour guide upon arrival at the airport, then transferred by private car to your hotel
  • Enjoy a water-puppet show, a traditional and ancient art form, unique to Vietnam.
  • Have a welcome dinner with our company’s representative
  • Overnight at a hotel in Hanoi
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Hanoi City on Cyclo

  • Take gentle ride on Cyclo to visit:
    • Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, House on stilt, One pillar pagoda), The Temple of Literature
    • Visit Ngoc Son Temple
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Stroll around Hanoi Old Quarter to uncover its backyard, hidden allies and more.
  • Enjoy eating ice cream at the oldest ice cream company in Hanoi
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Hanoi – Ha Long Bay – Overnight Cruise

  • Transfer from your hotel to Ha Long Bay by private car with a tour guide
  • On boarding receive a welcome drink. Installation in private cabins. Presentation of the crew by the captain. Start your cruise while enjoying lunch
  • Lunch is served in the elegant dining room or on the outside deck; enjoy a delicious seafood menu of dishes cooked with skill and perfection, decorated beautifully, and served by qualified personnel.
  • Admire the beautiful landscape that will impress everywhere you look. These islands with their striking shapes allow your imagination to take over and “see” many different images amongst their formations, whilst cruising in waters the color of jade, so enchanting the view never tires.
  • Discover a number of natural caves, including the Cave of Surprise
  • Swim in the jade colored waters of Gulf of Tonkin around the Isle of Titov
  • (Take a kayak: optional)
  • Deck chairs are available to admire the spectacle that unfolds before your eyes. Coffee and tea are complimentary
  • Dinner is served indoor dining room. Tasty seafood, from the excellent menu of dishes cooked with skill and beautifully decorated, served by the eminently qualified personnel.
  • Overnight on board
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Ha Long Bay – Hanoi

  • Enjoy breakfast under the early morning sun, in an enchanting and astonishing atmosphere
  • Enjoy a morning cruise between the islands and visit the Luon cave.
  • Lunch will be on board the junk. The whole crew will meet you and thank you for your patronage. By early afternoon you will return to the port.
  • After disembarking from the junk, our driver will welcome you back to dry land, and the return journey to Hanoi begins
  • On the way back, we visit the village of Dong Trieu, specializing in ceramics, and the But Thap pagoda
  • Arrive in Hanoi in the late afternoon
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Hanoi Suburban: Cycling to Bat Trang

  • You are picked up at hotel, then grab a taxi to the bicycle store.
  • Cycle through Long Bien Bridge to cross the Red River
  • Riding around the beautiful countryside, villages and paddy fields along the Red River bank
  • Reach to ancient village of Bat Trang, where everyone makes ceramic produces: household use, worshipping and decoration where you have chance to talk with artisan and hands-on making your own ceramic stuff at their workshop
  • Take a local bus back to the river view restaurant – Song Duong – for lunch
  • Visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
  • Relax with a Vietnamese traditional massage
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Hanoi – Fly – Da Nang – Hoi An city

  • Fly to Da Nang airport, meet your guide and proceed to Hoi An, 20 km away.
  • Take a delightful stroll around Hoi an, an ancient trading port, situated in the central region of Vietnam, and see the century old buildings that remain today. Its random alleys, charming old houses with their wooden balconies fascinating architectural features, and other influences left by visiting sailors in bygone days.
  • After visiting all outstanding historical and cultural stops, you will take part in an unforgettable class of making lantern at Smile house where brings smile and gives hope the people with disability. In that class, you will learn how to make a beautiful lantern under instruction of the first artisan in town then you can bring home your “achievement”.
  • Before finishing the tour, you will be guided to uncover a picturesque Hoi An on food tasting journey, scout out the locals’ favorite eateries, and learn about Vietnamese cuisine and family food shop scene!
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Hoi An outskirt: Cycling, cooking class and Kayaking

  • Ride on small rural pathways of Cam Thanh peninsula to a village made famous across the country for its herbs and plants cultures – chatting with local farmer about their life and their work then hands-on doing farm with them
  • Taking a cooking class then lunch
  • Jump on a traditional long tail racing boat to hit the water of the Thu Bon River and travel to its estuary to get back to Cam Thanh. Using rowing paddles to appreciate the beauty of silent
  • Visiting house of a bamboo craftsman
  • Chatting with him – the “bamboo man” about his passion, then he will show us some of his creations, including bikes that we will try straight away
  • Join in kayaking trip to witness sunset over Thu Bon river
  • Back to Bamboo home-stay and have dinner with local family
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Hoi An – Free – Fly – Nha Trang

  • Transfer by private car to the airport for a flight to Nha Trang.
  • Transfer to your hotel by private car
  • Enjoy the rest of the day as “free time” to enjoy the beach or the city at your leisure
  • Overnight at a hotel in Nha Trang including breakfast
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Nha Trang

  • Enjoy the day as “free time” to enjoy the beach or the city at your leisure
  • Overnight at a hotel in Nha Trang including breakfast
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Nha Trang – Fly – SaiGon

  • Transfer by private car to the airport for a flight to Saigon
  • Met and welcomed by your guide upon arrival
  • Transfer to your hotel by private car
  • Overnight at a hotel in Saigon including breakfast
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Saigon – Mekong Cruise (Can Tho)

  • Departing from your hotel in the morning, we travel by road to Can Tho, and board the Bassac at noon
    • The Bassac is a wonderful boat cruise, aboard a boat that has been purposefully rebuilt for your comfort. This traditional rice barge has been transformed, with nicely furnished private cabins, with bathrooms, air-conditioning and tastefully decorated by Vietnamese artisans. It has direct access to the deck, an open restaurant, and the food is prepared on board by a qualified chef who serves perfectly cooked traditional dishes
  • After boarding you will meet the crew, have a presentation of the boat and be assigned your cabin. A “welcome aboard” drink will then be offered
  • Cruise downstream and observe the life and surrounds on the banks
  • Lunch is served on board during the cruise, and then you can rest on the upper deck, or around the bar
  • You will enjoy the scenery of rice fields, sugar cane and forests
  • Enjoy a visit, and meet the inhabitants of a village on the banks of the Mang Thit River, an opportunity to see the lifestyle, and receive their generous hospitality
  • Visit the lush productive rice fields or nearby orchards
  • Back on board and sailing towards the Mang Thit River, enjoy the setting sun and a refreshing drink that will be offered before dinner
  • The Bassac then sets anchor for the night in the small floating market, downstream from Tra On
  • Overnight on board
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Mekong cruise (Tra On – Vinh Long – Cai Be)

  • Breakfast is served from 6.30 am while the Bassac navigates its way to Vinh Long
  • On arrival in Vinh Long, you leave your cabin and transfer to a lighter boat to visit the market on the surrounding radiating canals. You discover the lifestyle of the people who live and work on the water
  • Vinh Long is known as the “horn of plenty” in this productive region. You will witness the crowd of boats, weighed down by their impressive loads of fruit, vegetables, fish and rice
  • Navigation of the smaller waterways will lead you to a colonial house and orchard planted with durian, oranges and mangos teen, where you can taste these exotic fruits
  • At Binh Phuoc Hoa, you visit a gorgeous colonial house and its well-maintained garden and orchards
  • This part of the tour will allow you to enjoy the peaceful setting in which some people live in the delta
  • Lunch will be served in the special Bonsai Garden of our friend Ninh Hoa
  • We return to Ho Chi Minh City in the afternoon
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Saigon – Cu Chi tunnels

  • Visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, part of an unbelievably complex system of tunnels built by the Vietnamese resistance fighters which help their efforts to repel the Americans during the war. Some tunnels were 2 or 3 stories deep, with hospitals, sleeping quarters and storerooms underground and have been enlarged to allow tourists to enter them.
  • Lunch
  • Return to the city in early afternoon and visit to the FITO museum which houses a history of traditional Vietnamese medicine and treatments used by the people for generations
  • After this historical visit, enjoy some wonderful ice cream at Fanny’s, a quaint little parlor with a French atmosphere, before exploring the trendy boutiques on Ton That Thiep Street
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Saigon – Free time and Departure

  • Free time at the airport until departure flight