Gifted with a staggering abundance of flavourful food, fascinating culture, untouched nature, and disarmingly friendly people, Vietnam has more than earned its rep as one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. This fun-focused family trip packs as much of the good stuff into 12 days as humanly possible – including cruising Halong Bay, exploring the Imperial Citadel, and even a boat trip to a floating market – yet still offers more than enough time to relax. Don’t forget to pack your smile; you’ll be needing it often here.
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Enjoy a guided cyclo tour of the Old Quarter before seeing a Water Puppet Theatre performance. Opt to visit a museum or do some shopping.
Halong Bay cruise, cave visit and island lookout. Seafood lunch and dinner.
Continue on the cruise of Halong Bay to Man's Head Island and Tortoise Island. Visit Luon cave by small bamboo boat. Overnight train to Hue.
Guided tour of the Imperial Citadel. Opt to visit to the Royal Tombs and Tien Mu Pagoda.
This morning take a scenic drive to Hoi An. After arriving enjoy free time to explore the city.
Enjoy a noodle making demonstration and lunch at Oodles of Noodles, a G Adventures-supported project. Afterwards enjoy some free time to explore Hoi An.
Enjoy a free day to explore. Optional activities include taking a cooking class, riverboat trip, bike riding, heading to the beach, visiting the tailors or the UNESCO World Heritage listed My Son ruins.
Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City
Morning flight from Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). Cyclo city tour of Central Saigon.
Ho Chi Minh City/Mekong Delta
Take a boat trip along the Mekong Delta, later enjoy a homestay and traditional dinner with a local family.
Mekong Delta/Ho Chi Minh City
Return to Ho Chi Minh City; free afternoon. Option to visit War Remnants Museum, Reunification Palace, and Ben Thanh Market.
Ho Chi Minh City
Depart at any time.