Family Adventure with Elephants | Discovery trip for young and old

from $2399 per person

Highlights:

Mekong Delta Excursion

Bike tour & cooking class in Hoi An

History in Ha Noi

Cruise in Ha Long Bay

Trekking & Culture in May Chau Valley

Floating market Damnoensaduak

Elephant camp in Chiang Mai

Beach break on Koh Samui

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Ho Chi Minh / Bangkok or vice versa
  • Departure Time
    daily
  • Included
    Accommodation as described in program
    Bike renting
    Boat trips as described in program
    Cooking class
    Daily breakfast in accommodation
    Domestic flights
    English speaking private tour guide
    Entrance fees & excursions as per tour program
    Handmade gifts
    Meals as specified in tour program (B,L,D)
    Mineral water during excursions
    private transfer in air conditioned car
    Travel insurance
  • Not Included
    Additional tours & activities
    private tour guide in other languages ​​on request
  • Optional
    Additional tours & activities
    private tour guide in other languages ​​on request
1

Day | Arrival in Hồ Chí Minh

After arriving at the airport, you will be transferred to your downtown hotel. The rest of the day is at your disposal. In the evening you will enjoy your welcome dinner during a river cruise. They stay overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

(D)
2

Day | Hồ Chí Minh city - Mekong Delta

Today you take a trip to the Mekong Delta. Once there, board a motorboat to get to the floating market. You will also see coconut sweets, crispy rice cakes and ceramics on this tour. After lunch, you will drive with a small boat through the narrow canals and visit orchards. Afterwards you cycle through a village. Alternatively, you can relax in a hammock. Then head back to Ho Chi Minh to relax and stay overnight.
(B, L)
3

Day | Hồ Chí Minh - Đà Nẵng - Hội An

After breakfast, you will drive to the airport and fly to Da Nang. Once there, you will be transferred to your beach resort in Hoi An.

(B)
4

Day | Bike tour & cooking in Tra Que village

In the morning, meet your guide who will introduce you to Vietnamese cuisine today. From your hotel, you can bike to the market in Hoi An to buy ingredients. Then drive to Tra Que Village and walk through the vegetable gardens and watch the farmers at work. Afterwards you will learn to prepare local dishes. Before you go back to your hotel you will eat the dishes together. You spend the night in Hoi An.

(B, L)
5

Day | Hội An - Đà Nẵng - Hà Nội

If you have had breakfast, it will take you to the airport today and you will fly to Ha Noi. Today you will explore the old district of Ha Noi on a half day city tour. Explore. You will visit, among others, the Tran Quoc Pagoda and the Temple of Literature. You will also drive through the old quarter of Hanoi by a cyclo (traditional means of transport). Afterwards you will visit the waterpuppet theater. Dinner will be served at Cau Go restaurant overlooking Hoan Kiem Lake. They spend the night in Hanoi.

(B, D)
6

Day | Hà Nội - Hạ Long Bay

After breakfast in Ha Noi, Ha Long Bay will take you for a two-day cruise. Once there, board and get fresh seafood for lunch. After lunch you can visit caves, kayak or join a cooking class. Later, have dinner during the sunset. The night you spend on board.  

(B, L, D)
7

Day | Hạ Long Bay - Ha Nội

Early in the morning you can observe the limestone cliffs and the slowly rising sun. If you want you can do Thai Chi in the morning. After breakfast, you can swim, kayak or relax on the sundeck. After lunch on board you will return to the harbor and will be driven back to Ha Noi by car. You will spend the night in Hanoi.

(B, L)
8

Day | Ha Nội - Mai Châu Green Valley

Today we will travel from Ha Noi via Hoa Binh Province to the Mai Chau Valley. Once in the valley you will make a simple bike ride through the many villages and lush paddy fields. You will get to know the locals and their culture better. For dinner, sample local delicacies while watching the performances of the ethnic minorities Muong and Thai. You will spend the night in Mai Chau.

 (B)
9

Day | Mai Châu - Ha Nội - Bangkok

This morning, you will be free to enjoy your breakfast with wonderful views of the countryside. In the early afternoon we will bring you a private car to the airport in Ha Noi and you will fly to Bangkok. Once there you will be driven to your hotel. After check-in you have time to relax. You are staying in Bangkok.

(B)
10

Day | Half day tour Damnoensaduak floating market - Chiang Mai

After breakfast, explore the floating Damnoensaduak market today. You will also visit a coconut farm on this tour and have the opportunity to get to know and taste local fruits. Then it's back to the hotel where you can spend free time shopping, for example, until you get picked up for your flight to Chiang Mai. You will spend the night in Chiang Mai.

(B)
11

Day | Whole day elephant camp

Today you go to an elephant camp. You will have the unique opportunity to get close to the pachyderms. After you have fed the animals and bathed with you there is a Thai lunch for you. In the afternoon you will spend some time with the elephants before you are driven back to Chiang Mai.

(B, L)
12

Day | Chiang Mai - Koh Samui

The morning is free until you are taken to the airport to fly to Koh Samui. Once there, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day you have time for yourself. They spend the night on the island Koh Samui.

(B)

13

Day | Koh Samui leisure

After breakfast at the hotel, you can relax all day on Koh Samui today. Enjoy the beach, the sea and the sun or explore the area. You stay on Koh Samui.

(B)
14

Day | Koh Samui - Bangkok Departure

If you have breakfast, you have free time until you are taken to the airport on Koh Samui to fly home.

(B)

Itinerary

Your journey begins in Ho Chi Minh and continues to the Mekong Delta and then to Hoi An. Then it goes to Ha Noi and from there in the Ha Long Bay and in May Chaut Thal. The next destination is Bangkok from there to Chiang Mai and on the island of Koh Samui and finally back to Bangkok.