Saigon - Mekong Delta – Da Nang – Hoi An - Hanoi – Halong Bay - Mai Chau Valley - Bangkok - Chiang Mai – Koh Samui
Vietnam and Thailand are perfectly suited for your family holiday. Take a journey together from the modern bustling Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh or Bangkok to the ancient town Hoi An, natural places Mai Chau.. that you enjoy the unforgettable holidays. This kind of tour is designed for your kids. They will be curious to know the natural world, unique cultures as they discover the beautiful nature at Halong Bay by doing kayaking, Mai Chau valley or experience at Elephant farm.
- Accommodation at 4* & 5* hotels as listed, all good location, sharing twin/double room; Connecting Rooms or Family Suite for Family
- Private transfer by modern AC car (Mercedez, Toyota, Ford)
- Buffet breakfasts at hotel daily
- Lunches & Dinners as described in the program at local restaurants
- Experienced Spanish speaking guide (other languages on request: English, French, Italian, German)
- All entrance fees as described in the program
- Boat trip as program
- Bike renting
- Cooking class
- Train tickets Hanoi – Lao Cai – Hanoi (private 4 soft berths of cabin)
- Mineral water on bus daily: 2 bottle/pax/day
- Internal Tourist insurance (Vietnam)
- Handmade gifts
- Visa fees
- Domestic flights
- Personal expense such as laundry, spa in hotel...
- Optional tours
- Peak tourist season and special event surcharge
- Anything not mentioned in the paragraph "Services Include"
Day 01: Arrival Ho Chi Minh City (D)
Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon. As the largest of Vietnam's cities, the hustle and bustle of life co-exist with 300 years of timeless traditions and the beauty of a mixed colonial-orient culture. Saigon will attract you from the first moment. Upon arrival, you will be welcomed by your guide and transferred to your hotel downtown. The rest of a day is at your leisure. In the evening, you will be welcomed by a lovely dinner while cruising on Saigon River. Overnight in Saigon.
Day 02: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta (B, L)
Today you'll have a full day excursion to Mekong Delta. You will depart for Cai Be around 8am.
The first destination by a motorized boat is Cai Be Floating Market where locals gather and exchange fruits, vegetables and many other commodities on their vessels. This place bears all the characteristics of the locals’ life in the western region of Ho Chi Minh.
Next, we see the canals while rowing a boat to reach fruit orchards where you can taste the tropical fruits and visit the candy factory to taste coconut candy or crispy rice cake and see how locals make them. Complimentary hot tea
After this, you will roam through a village by bike to stop by several rural shops or you can take a rest in a hammock.
Then you will head back to Saigon for relaxing and overnight.
Day 03: Ho Chi Minh city – Da Nang – Hoi An (B)
This morning, you will say goodbye the dynamic Saigon and take a short flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, our local guide in Da Nang will meet you at the airport and take you to your beach resort in Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An.
Day 04: Cycling & Cooking at Tra Que Village (B, L)
Meet our local tour guide at lobby hotel by bicycle. Our guide, who also is the chef, takes you to visit Hoi An market to buy ingredients for the cooking class then ride to Tra Que village (a short 15minute cycle away). You will be welcomed with a special local soft drink - “É” water or local tea. After your welcome, take a short walk around the vegetable garden to see local farmers at work.
Begin to learn how to cook local dishes including: Banh xeo, “tam huu” spring roll, “Tra Que” spring roll…After your cooking class, enjoy the foods cooked by yourself. By bicycle, we return back to the hotel. In this great evening, you and your beloved ones will enjoy a private dinner by a river or in the garden that decorated with candles and red roses while overlooking the open sky filled with thousands of stars lighting up. Spend your sweet night in Hoi An.
Day 05: Hoi An – Da Nang – Hanoi (B, D)
After breakfast, drive to Da Nang for your flight to Vietnam’s capital. Upon arrival, your tour guide & driver will meet your family up at the airport and bring you to Hanoi Old Quarter.
Afternoon, begin a half day city tour of Hanoi with her highlights such as Tran Quoc Pagoda, Literature Temple. Discover the Old Quarter of Hanoi by cyclo. Then, enjoy Water puppet show – the unique Traditional Art in the North of Vietnam. Enjoy dinner at Cau Go Restaurant overlooking Hoan Kiem Lake. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 06: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
Today we head out on the 4-hour scenic drive to Halong Bay, which was designated a World Heritage Site in 1994 and listed the New Wonder in the World and includes some 1,600 islands and islets which rise spectacularly from the ocean. It is well worth visiting to see a magnificent scenic spot. On arrival, complimentary coffee before boarding an overnight cruise. Enjoy your great seafood lunch on board while cruising. The scenery is truly breathtaking and you guys feel relax after 4-hour drive. And then take cave visits such as Amazing cave, Heaven Cave or pass the famous islands such as Cock Fighting Islands, Sail Island. Kayaking is an option before sunset. You will dine on board while watching the sun go down by your cooking class. After sunset, enjoy an unforgettable night on boat in your luxury private cabin. Afterward, you can watch a classic Vietnamese film or just lay out on the sundeck, seeing star lighting up the sky and enjoying the fresh air on the calm water. Overnight on the junk.
Day 07: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Wake up early morning to catch a sunrise and the spectacular landscape with limestone islets rising from ocean and enjoy coffee, tea and fresh fruits at the sundeck.
Then you can swim or kayak on your own ways around Halong Bay. Dive into the emerald green waters and splash around in the calm stillness of the morning. Take this chance to captain your own vessel and take to a kayak- glide through the waters at your own pace. If you don’t feel like swimming or kayaking, feel free to sleep in or enjoy the bay from the sundeck. After lunch and check out you'll be transferred back to Hanoi by car. Overnight in Hanoi.
Day 08: Hanoi – Mai Chau Green Valley (B)
Have breakfast to put a lot of energy for this trip today! Leave the bustling of a city behind and head for Hoa Binh province and then to Mai Chau valley (4-hour drive). On the way, we observe how Vietnamese countryside looks as local farmers work in rice or corn fields. Upon arrival in Mai Chau valley, take a biking tour and cycle through many villages, lush rice paddies and into the countryside to get to know how locals live or their cultures are.
In evening, we taste specialties of the local region for dinner meanwhile watching the troupe performance by Muong and Thai ethnic minorities. This show features flowers, landscape and daily agricultural cultivating activities. Today we surely dive into the ethnic communities
Overnight at the hotel in Mai Chau.
Day 09: Mai Chau – Hanoi – Bangkok (B)
Have a delectable breakfast at your hotel with nice views overlooking the gorgeous mountains and rice paddies. Morning is free at your leisure. After lunch, a private car is waiting to pick you up and transfer you back to Hanoi airport for boarding flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival, meet & greet at the airport then transfer to the hotel. After check in, free & relax on own. Overnight in Bangkok.
Day 10: Half Day Tour Damnoensaduak Floating Market – Chiang Mai (B)
Breakfast at hotel, today early morning, pick you up at the hotel and then transfer to one of the most attracting floating market of Thailand namely Damnoensaduak Floating Market. There you have a chance to take a boat observing the lifestyle of local people along the small canals. Not only do you visit the coconut farm and taste some coconut juice but also you will find the variety of seasonal fruits such as rumbutan, mangoes, papaya and etc. Then, we back to the hotel and free at leisure or shopping till the departure flight to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival, check-in and relax. Overnight in Chiang Mai.
Day 11: Elephant Farm Full Day Tour Program (B, L)
Have breakfast before experiencing at the Elephant Farm.
Pick up from your hotel and on arrival in the camp and then get a change to the elephant outfit.
Listen stories and training work about elephants by Mahouts
With mahouts' instruction, you will:
- Get a unique change to meet and feed your elephant.
- Take elephant to the river for bathing and brushing.
- Learn how to use spoken commands for riding the elephant to the jungle.
- Have lunch with Thai food and fruits
- Enjoy with elephant mud spa and take them to bathe again.
- Feed him and take photos for memories
Time to back to the hotel Overnight in Chiang Mai.
Day 12: Chiang Mai – Koh Samui (B)
Morning free and easy until time to transfer to Bangkok airport for departure flight.
Arrival at Koh Samui airport, meet and greet and then transfer to the hotel for check-in. Free at leisure. Overnight in Koh Samui
Day 13: Koh Samui free (B)
Breakfast at hotel, and free all day on own. Overnight in Koh Samui.
Day 14: Koh Samui – Bangkok Departure (B)
Breakfast at hotel and free at leisure till time transfer to airport for flight departure to Bangkok. End of Tour at Samui Airport.
PACKAGE PRICE (USD/Pax) for a family of 2 adults and 2 kids!
High Season: Oct & Dec 2016
(Except Peak Season 20th Dec, 2016 – 20th Jan, 2017)
2 adults + 2 kids
1545USD/adult or kid > 12 yrs
1235USD/kid < 12 yrs
2120USD/adult or kid > 12 yrs
1696USD/kid < 12 yrs
PACKAGE PRICE (USD/Pax)
Low Season: 1st May to 30th Sep, 2016
2 adults + 2 kids
1520USD/adult or kid > 12 yrs
1216USD/kid < 12 yrs
2090USD/adult or kid > 12 yrs
1672USD/kid < 12 yrs
Plus Domestic air tickets: Saigon – Da nang – Hanoi by Vietnam Airlines 160 USD/pax, Hanoi – Bangkok 145 usd/pax by Thai Airways, Bangkok – Chiang Mai by Thai Smile Air = 80 usd/pax; Chiang Mai – Samui by Bangkok Air = 230 usd/pax ; Samui – Bangkok by Bangkok Air = 120 USD/pax (Airticket rate s are subject to change without notice)
SPECIAL Family treat
- 01 Couple Massage Voucher for parents
- 02h babysitter service
- 01 Spa voucher for Mom
- 01 Photo album taken by our own photographer
- Traditional toys for kids