- General Information
- Brief Itinerary
- Full Itinerary
- Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival – Saigon Snowtown (D)
- Day 2: Dai Nam Wonderland – Starlight Bridge (B, L)
- Day 3: Cu Chi Tunnels – Sai Gon Skydeck – Artinus 3D Art Museum (B, L)
- Day 4: Monkey Island – Fly to Hanoi (B, L)
- Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
- Day 6: Halong Bay – Ninh Binh (B, L)
- Day 7: Bear Sanctuary (B, L)
- Day 8: Hanoi Departure (B)
Vibrant cities, fantastic destinations, historical relics, and magnificent nature are all included in this 8-day Vietnam family vacation. Immerse in the rich mix of activities from sightseeing in Saigon, discovery in Cu Chi Tunnels, exploration in Monkey Island, cyclo tour in Hanoi, and visiting a bear sanctuary in Ninh Binh. The highlight of your trip is sure to be kayaking in Halong Bay, one of Vietnam’s most stunning natural wonders. The emerald waters and limestone cliffs create a breathtaking landscape that is sure to leave a lasting impression on you and your family. A connection with local cultures and traditions is both enjoyable and educational for your children. This tailor-made Vietnam family vacation package will be an excellent opportunity to explore real Vietnam while making unforgettable memories with your loved ones.
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – Cu Chi Tunnels – Monkey Island – Hanoi – Halong Bay
Duration: 8 Days/ 7 Nights
Date: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Start/ End: Ho Chi Minh City/ Hanoi
Group Size: Private group for family
Age Range: Enjoy this tour at all ages
Tour Type: Family, Classic, and Leisure
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Active level: Regular itinerary
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival – Saigon Snowtown
Day 2: Dai Nam Wonderland – Starlight Bridge
Day 3: Cu Chi Tunnels – Sai Gon Skydeck – Artinus 3D Art Museum
Day 4: Monkey Island – Fly to Hanoi
Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay
Day 6: Halong Bay – Ninh Binh
Day 7: Bear Sanctuary – Hanoi – Water Puppet Show
Day 8: Hanoi Departure
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh Arrival – Saigon Snowtown (D)
After Ho Chi Minh City arrives at Tan Son Nhat International airport, your family will meet our guide and driver who takes you to the hotel for check-in and relaxation. The rest of the day is your family’s leisure time to explore the heart of southern Vietnam. One suggestion for your family’s itinerary is Saigon Snowtown – the wonderful place to escape from the heat of tropical weather in Ho Chi Minh City. Your children will get the chance the real games with snow such as skiing, sledding, shooting game, handmade workshop, and Artificial Realities 9D. Overnight in Saigon
Day 2: Dai Nam Wonderland – Starlight Bridge (B, L)
After breakfast, your family will be transferred to Dai Nam Wonderland for their free time to explore one of the largest tourist zones of Southeast Asia. It owns a colossal wall, a great temple, a huge artificial mountain, a prodigious artificial sea, and the first open zoo in Vietnam. Afterward, your family will travel to the romantic and poetic Starlight Bridge situated in the heart of the international commercial and financial district of Phu My Hung. It has been one of the most modern and beautiful pedestrian bridges in Vietnam. Each night, the bridge squirts out the water mixed with the colorful lights, which is a breathtaking view. Then return to the hotel for an overnight in Saigon.
Day 3: Cu Chi Tunnels – Sai Gon Skydeck – Artinus 3D Art Museum (B, L)
After breakfast, depart to Cu Chi Tunnels, which is 50km far from the city center for a half-day visit. An immense network of connecting underground tunnels was built as the place for Vietnamese military campaigns during the Vietnam War. Firstly, your family will watch a short introduction video about Cu Chi tunnels and their brief information. Then, take your children to discover every corner of the tunnels to understand how underground life used to happen. Later, parents can go to the shooting range for the experience of firing real bullets while your kids can enjoy some cassava and visit the souvenir shops. Get back to Saigon at noontime for lunch. In the afternoon, your family will have an impressive panoramic view of the city by visiting the Saigon Skydeck and miraculous photos at Artinus 3D Art Museum. Overnight in Saigon
Day 4: Monkey Island – Fly to Hanoi (B, L)
This morning, your family will be picked up at the hotel and transferred to Can Gio for a visit to Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve. Your children will have the chance to interact with water crocodiles, wild cats, otters, pythons, deer, foxes, and especially more than 700 playful wild monkeys. Then sit on a canoe to explore the Mangrove Forest Ecosystem and Rung Sac Guerilla Base. Enjoy lunch at Carrot Restaurant before visiting Ong Thuy Tuong Royal Tomb. Get back to Ho Chi Minh City for a flight to Hanoi. After check-in at the hotel in Hanoi, the rest of the day is your family’s leisure time.
Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)
After breakfast, your family will be picked up at the hotel’s lobby to travel to Halong Bay. At noon, check in abroad with a Welcome Cocktail from a crew member while the boat cruises forward to Bai Tu Long Bay. After lunch, visit Vung Vieng fishing village to learn about the living of fishermen and the working of locals at Pearl Village. Before sunset, spend time kayaking to explore the magnificent limestone mountain at the Bay. Get back to the cruise to enjoy the charming sunset with drinks. Then participate in the cooking class on the sundeck with the Deep Fried Spring rolls, one of the unique flavors of Vietnamese food. After dinner, feel free to relax on the boat, join Squid fishing in the area of the Reception desk or sing karaoke on the sundeck.
Day 6: Halong Bay – Ninh Binh (B, L)
Begin your second day at Halong Bay with a Taichi lesson on sundeck then enjoy the breakfast served in the dining room. Next, discover the Thien Canh Son cave located on top of the mountain, containing a long history of geological value and natural beauty. Recommend you bring a camera and wear sports shoes for hiking. Afterward, return to the boat for check-out and transfer back to the harbor. Get in the vehicle heading to Ninh Binh. Overnight in Ninh Binh
Day 7: Bear Sanctuary (B, L)
In the morning, reach the Ninh Binh Bear Sanctuary, the only sanctuary in Southeast Asia. You will have a chance to see the naughty and lovely black bears there which are saved, raised up, and taken care of by the enthusiastic staff. Then you can prepare foods for the bears, and gain a closer look at the daily lifestyle of the bears living in this semi-wild environment. Each bear has its own cute name and you will be told stories behind the names and about their depressed and pained life before being rescued. Witnessing their happiness when larking together will absolutely leave your family with relaxing and funny moments and respect for the great efforts of the bear’s rescuers. After lunch, return to Hanoi on a private vehicle.
After Hanoi’s arrival, your family can join in the cyclo tour discovering Hanoi’s Old Quarter of 36 iconic streets. Here you can enjoy mouthwatering street foods such as grilled fish, rice steamed rolls, or Trang Tien ice cream. In the evening, transfer to Thang Long Theater to enjoy the traditional water puppet show (optional). Overnight in Hanoi
Day 8: Hanoi Departure (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for the flight back home. The 8-day Vietnam family tour ends. See you again in the next Vietnam tour packages.