Top 10 Activities for Family Tours in Vietnam

Vietnam is a wonderful country for a family trip, and our private family holiday offer an easy and flexible pace customized to suite every family. You not only get to see all the main attractions of Vietnam, but also enjoy some activities such as family cooking activity, a ride a bike through the countryside, family visit or even doing community works such as donating or doing charity at orphanage, SOS villages…
For family travel in Vietnam, here are top 10 most interesting activities for family travel in Vietnam.

Relaxing & enjoying sights/ surroundings & beach

Vietnam is one of the most prized destinations in Southeast Asia which is famous for beautiful lonely beaches, different picturesque landscapes and unique cultural shock which offer a perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy nature. There are many interesting destinations for family travel that all will keep you and your kids happy during the trip in Vietnam… Halong Bay, Danang, Hue and Nha Trang are considered as the best places to relax and enjoy the stunning sights of surrounding landscapes and beaches.

Vietnam is a perfect place to relax and sightseeing

Vietnam is a perfect place to relax and sightseeing

Shopping at “toy streets” at big cities like Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

With big cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, there is a variety of options for shopping especially with family travel. Your kids will be enjoyable and obedient during the trip if you promise to take them to toy streets in bustling streets. In Hanoi, it is not too hard to find a colorful street where you can buy for your kids the lovely toys. Luong Van Can Street in Hanoi and Le Van Tam Park at Hai Ba Trung Street, district 1, Ho Chi Minh City are two favorite streets to take your children around for vibrant atmosphere and toy shopping choices.

The big cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh offer a great choices of shopping for your kids

The toy street in Hanoi is an interesting place to see with kids

Elephant riding; Do Zip lining, High wire, canoeing

One of the most top-pick activities for family when visiting an Asian country especially Vietnam is riding an elephant through a tropical forest. Every kid loves animals, no doubt, imagine how wonderful it is when taking nice pictures of your family with one of friendliest animals of Asia. Dalat is an ideal place to take an elephant ride, riding around the Pine Forest and Paradise Lake will be more pleasant and interesting with your kids. Do Zip lining, High wire, canoeing are also interesting activities for family who love nature and adventures. Phong Nha – Ke Bang Tourrist Area in Quang Binh Province is a perfect place to have Zip lining and high wire experiences.

A family riding elephant in Dalat

A family riding elephant in Dalat

Do kayaking & swimming; squid fishing in Ha Long Bay

Northern Vietnam and Halong Bay is a great destination for family adventure in Vietnam. A cruise trip in Halong Bay is more than a trip to see a breathtaking picture of nature with thousands of limestone islands emerging from crystal clear water of the sea, there are also plenty of opportunities to kayak on the Bay, swimming in the ocean, lay on the beautiful beaches and go squid fishing. These activities will offer a lot of fun for your kids. A visit to Halong Bay is a must for family travel in Vietnam.

Children kayaking in Halong Bay

Children kayaking in Halong Bay

Painting, making handicrafts at traditional villages

A big city like Hanoi will offer a lot of thing to do and see. A trip to see a traditional village in Hanoi will be great with the children where they can freely see the artisan making the handcraft products and especially the kids will have chances to make and paint a real handicraft item such as a pot, a cup, a vase… and then bring home as a souvenir and memory about your memorable family trip in Vietnam.

Children will have chance to make and paint the ceramic products when visiting Bat Trang Village

Children will have chance to make and paint the ceramic products when visiting Bat Trang Village

Take easy cooking classes

Nothing will be more interesting with the kids than a taste and try to make a real Vietnamese dish. An easy cooking class in Vietnam will bring you more than a chance to learn how to cook Vietnamese dishes as well as enjoy Vietnam cuisine, but also the chance for family to experience the real Vietnamese market to prepare food for the lessons and time to connect the family members. With the children, that will be great to see a lot of people and products at a local market as well as give a hand helping their parent to cook a meal. Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An and Saigon are the best places to learn about Vietnamese cuisine and join an easy cooking class.

Family members cook together in Vietnam cooking class

Family members cook together in Vietnam cooking class

Doing charity at orphanage, SOS villages…

The best way for children to learn how to be useful to society and contribute a small help to disable and unlucky children is taking them to an orphanage or SOS village. A visit to these places will teach the small kids the first lessons of loving each other and all the family members can donate the meaningful gifts to local children.

Doing charity works in Vietnam

The smile of children with disabilities in orphanage after visiting of foreign family

Snorkeling, diving, windsurfing, beaches

The coastal cities like Nha Trang, Mui Ne and Danang are perfect places for outdoor activities such as snorkeling, diving, windsurfing… Enjoy your beach vacation with your family as well as discover the best beaches is a part of Vietnam family tours.

Family snorkeling with kids in Hoi An

Family snorkeling with kids in Hoi An

Soft cycling in city, countryside

Note only the major cities in Vietnam but also the countryside round the big cities such as Hanoi, Hoi An and Mekong Delta offer stunning backdrops for a biking trip. Take a cycling trip and go further from the noisy and crowded places to peaceful and lush countryside. The family will have time drive together over the paddy fields, chat with the local and learn more about Vietnam culture.

Fun cycling trip in Mekong Delta

Fun cycling trip in Mekong Delta

Visiting & enjoying Water & Amusement Park

The big cities and famous tourist sites in Vietnam have a variety of amusement parks which can be a good place for children to have fun activities and games. Take the children to the amusement parks are the best way to keep your children active and smart in outdoor activities. Moreover the amusement parks can be considered as the safest place for children freely to do what they want, the parents will have private time to seat together and see their lovely kids playing with local children. Hanoi, Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City are great spot for amusement parks.

Amusement parks are nice places to keep the children active and safe

Amusement parks are nice places to keep the children active and safe

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