The central Vietnam family holiday in 5 days concentrates on Vietnam's diverse and fascinating cultural heritage and food. From Da Nang, travel to Hoi An via the Marble Mountains with the picturesque town of Hoi An which was once one of South-East Asia's major trading ports. Spend 3 days exploring this charming fishing town with its narrow streets, ancient family homes, and Chinese Assembly Halls as well as Vietnamese cuisine through an interesting cooking class
 

Tour Code: VFT 02
Tour Route: Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City – Da Nang – Hoi An Walking Tour – Hoi An Cooking Class – Da Nang – Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city
Duration: 5 Days/ 4 Nights
Date: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Start/ End: Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi/ Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi
Tour Type: Explore and Experience
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Active Level: Easy
Tour Category: Vietnam Family Tours

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 1: Da Nang Arrival
Day 2: Da Nang – Hoi An
Day 3: Hoi An Cooking class
Day 4: Hoi An Relaxing day
Day 5: Da Nang Departure

 
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Day 1: Da Nang Arrival (D)

Welcome upon arrival at Da Nang airport by local tour guide and driver, then transfer to our hotel/resort at Da Nang beach. Da Nang has a coastline of 30 kilometers long, famous for many beautiful seashores stretching from the north to the south such as My Khe, Nam O, Xuan Thieu, Thanh Binh, Tien Sa, Son Tra, Bac My An, Non Nuoc. They are calm seas with green water all year round. Free at leisure in the rest of the day at the beach. Overnight in Da Nang.

danang family tour at beach

Day 2: Da Nang – Transfer to Hoi An (B)

This morning, check out of our hotel and transfer to Hoi An. On the way, your family will visit  Cham Museum, which houses the complete collection of Cham Artifacts anywhere in the world. There is a walking tour with our guide in the afternoon around the ancient town of Hoi An. Overnight in Hoi An

Day 3: Hoi An – Cooking Class (B, L)

Our cooking program could start at 08:15 AM or at 01:30 PM. We will meet in the lobby of the hotel from where we can walk to Scout Cafe to have a refreshing drink. We then visit Hoi An’s colorful market and experience the amazing sights, sounds, and aromas of this busy place. We will have the opportunity to interact with local sellers while purchasing some of the ingredients which will be used in the upcoming cookery lesson.

buy ingredient for cooking class

Afterward, we will board the Red Bridge boat for a leisurely cruise, of about 25 minutes, along Thu Bon River to the Cookery School. This will give us a chance to view local river life, so make sure our camera is in hand. Upon arrival, we will explore the cookery school’s herb and vegetable garden before learning about some of Hoi An’s as well as Vietnam’s more well-known dishes. The cookery lesson runs for about 2 hours, each dish is first demonstrated by the Red Bridge’s Chef before we prepare the dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving (plate decoration). After the lesson, we can then enjoy our culinary creations. Rest of the day free at our leisure. Overnight in Hoi An

hoi an family cooking class

Day 4: Hoi An Relaxing day (B)

Today we are free and at our leisure to either go shopping or to the beach etc. Overnight in Hoi An

hoi an walking tour with the family

Day 5: Da Nang Departure (B)

We will transfer to Da Nang airport to take a flight to our home. 5-day Central Vietnam Family Tour ends.

Children Policy:

  • Under 2 years old: free of charge
  • From 2 – 5 years old: 50%
  • From 5 – 12 years old: 75%
  • Above 12 years old: Charged as adult

What’s Included?

  • English speaking guide (Other languages upon requested)
  • Accommodations based on family room (triple room)
  • All meals indicated in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • A/C transfers & transport by private van with driver
  • Entrance fees to the sightseeing indicated
  • Flight: Hanoi/Saigon – Da Nang – Hanoi/Saigon

What’s Excluded?

  • Travel Insurances
  • Meal not indicated in the Itinerary
  • Visa & visa fees
  • Personal expenses
  • Others not mentioned

Recommended Hotel List:

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Da Nang White Snow hotel Samdi Hotel Grand Tourane Hotel
Hoi An Vinh Hung 2 hotel Thanh Binh Riverside hotel Royal Hoi An hotel