Day 1- Hanoi Arrival (-/-/-)
Our friendly tour guide and helpful drivers will greet you at Noi Bai International Airport then transfer you to your hotel at the city centre for check-in. The rest of the day is free at leisure for your relaxation at the hotel or for your exploration to the surrounding shops and cafes. You are accommodated in Hanoi on the first night of the family holidays in Vietnam. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 2- Hanoi – Halong (B/-/-)
In the morning, we have a sight-seeing tour around ancient Hanoi-the capital of Vietnam of over 1000 years. Journeymekong.com’s Family holidays will take you to Ho Chi Minh Complex (Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace as well as Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Follow this with visits to the One Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature – Vietnam’s first university dating back to the 11th century. After lunch, we leave Hanoi for Halong Bay. On arrival, check-in to hotel. The rest of day is at your leisure. Overnight at hotel in Halong.
Day 3- Halong – Hanoi (B/L/-)
Let’s enjoy five hour cruise on Halong Bay in the morning, which gives you the chance to discover the stunning scenery of this World Heritage Site. Fresh seafood lunch will be served after your visits to a number of limestone caves in the Bay. Visitors of family holidays, especially children will be really fond of tasting seafood on cruise on beautiful Halong Bay. In the afternoon, we are driven back to Hanoi to visit Dong Trieu ceramics village en route. There is an evening Water Puppet show – a unique traditional art of Vietnam for you to join. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi.
Day 4- Hanoi – Hue (B/-/-)
We will spend a day-tour to explore Hanoi: Visit historical site “Hoa Lo Prison” – once known with the nickname “Hanoi Hilton” given by American pilots, Ethnology Museum. Interestingly, joining us on family holidays, you have chance to take part in the enjoyable cyclo tour around the Old quarter of Hanoi, visit Restored Sword Lake,Ngoc Son Temple and Hanoi’s renowned Dong Xuan market.
You are free at leisure till being transferred to Hanoi railway station for night train from Hanoi to Hue to continue the family holidays in Vietnam. Overnight on train.
Day 5- Hue (B/-/-)
You are going to arrive in Hue in the morning and to be picked up and transferred to the hotel for early check-in and breakfast. In the afternoon, we visit Hue – the World Cultural Heritage, the former capital of Vietnam from 1802-1945. Visit Imperial City and the Forbidden Purple City which was built in the 19th century for the Emperors of the Nguyen Dynasty-the last feudal dynasty in Vietnam, Dong Ba central market. It’s great to let your children discover the history on the family holidays. Overnight at hotel in Hue.
Day 6- Hue (B/-/-)
On this sixth day, we continue exploring romantic Hue city with a boat trip on the Perfume River to visit Thien Mu pagoda, tombs of King Minh Mang and King Tu Duc. The unique architecture of these works will greatly attract your attention and interest. The rest of day is free at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Hue.
Day 7: Hue – Hoi An (B/-/-)
This morning, we are driven down the coast road passing over the spectacular Sea to Danang-the biggest port in central Vietnam. Upon arrival, have a visit to Cham Museum and stone carving village at the foothill of Marble Mountains. Proceed to Hoi An – the very charming ancient town by the Thu Bon River, one of Vietnam’s most prosperous port town in 15th century. You will have great fun with us while gathering on the family holidays, sailing on sampans to explore Hoi An charming town. Check-in hotel and relax. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Day 8- Hoi An (B/-/-)
In the morning, let’s enjoy a walking tour in Hoi An ancient town to visit Fujian congregation hall, Japanese covered bridge, ancient houses, lantern factory and local market. You will love exciting experience of joining a one hour cyclo tour around the town. Return to the hotel in the afternoon for your own leisure time. It is time for you to go shopping around or relax at Cua Dai beach. A stop at beach leaves chance for you and your kids to take part in many enjoyable activities for family holidays in Hoi An. Overnight at hotel in Hoi An.
Day 9- Hoi An – Danang – Hochiminh City (B/-/-)
This morning, we transfer to the airport for the flight from Danang to Hochiminh City to proceed family holidays in the Southern area. We will transfer you to the city centre by car. After a short rest, we start a sight-seeing tour around Hochiminh City – the biggest city of Vietnam: Reunification Hall (the former President Palace), War Remnant Museum, Thien Hau pagoda, China town, Binh Tay market, photo stops at Notre Dame cathedral and Central Post Office. Overnight at hotel in Hochiminh City.
Day 10: Hochiminh City – Cu Chi – Tay Ninh (B/-/-)
We are going to take a tour to famous Cu Chi underground Tunnel, which is located on the outskirt of Hochiminh City. Cu Chi is the historical site during American-Vietnam War. Proceed to Tay Ninh to join the unique Caodaism mass at Cao Dai Holy Land. In the afternoon, we return to Hochiminh City and visit brick kilns on the way. Overnight at hotel in Hochiminh City.
Day 11- Hochiminh City Departure (B/-/-)
You are free at leisure until being picked up and transferred to the airport for our departure flight. Thanking you for joining us on one of these exclusive family holidays. We are looking forward to serving you on your next holidays when you are interested in the cultural history of Vietnam. The Family Holidays Cultural 7 days 6 nightsshould be a good choice for you and family.