Arriving in Hanoi, Vietnam's capital city, marks the beginning of your family vacation. An agent's representative will meet you at the airport and accompany you to the hotel in Hanoi's Old Quarter. Get checked in at the hotel and recover from your jet lag. The rest of the day is free for you to spend whatever you like. You can see the city's famous locations, including Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter of Hanoi. If you happen to be there on a weekend, you can also buy local goods during the night market.After spending the day having fun, return to the hotel for a sound night's sleep to round off one of your two days in Hanoi.Optional: Location exploration and shopping (charges extra)
Your second day of vacation in Vietnam is an explosion of nature.Enjoy a delicious breakfast before heading to Halong Bay in the Gulf of Tonkin, which is a favourite of nature. This ethereal beauty, filled with islands and grottos, is accessible by shuttle. Before boarding the ship for those wonderful 24 hours, take some time to relax at the Humanity Center and indulge in some local food. A warm greeting awaits you on board, and a sumptuous lunch spread is provided as part of this tour for a one-night cruise through Halong Bay. Your senses are treated to ethereal beauty as you cruise over glistening emerald seas, and your taste buds are treated to a sumptuous lunch.
After lunch, you will be escorted to see Surprise Cave, the most amazing and significant cave in Halong Bay. Surprise Cave is a fitting name for the cave, which is decorated with stalactites and stalagmites. Its walls emit a range of colours that blend in with the surroundings. Additionally, the light reflected from the moving water gives the impression that the inside rock formations are alive.After seeing the cave, go kayaking through the little fishing community. Then, cool off with a swim in the clear waters before enjoying a fun Sunset party on the cruise. Enjoy an unforgettable barbeque supper later on in this Halong Bay cruise for 1 night. After that, relax onboard with options for stargazing and karaoke before turning in for the evening.
Enjoy a hearty meal as you greet the wonderful morning amidst immense bodies of water. You will be brought to the Pearl Farm to observe actual pearl cultivation while cruising leisurely. The entire family will learn something from this trip about how pearls are created. You can purchase these priceless nuggets from a wide selection as well. Cruise on and take in the beauty that has been liberally strewn across the bay. The 9-day Vietnam-Cambodia itinerary offers you the chance to enrol in a culinary lesson on board and learn how to prepare Vietnamese food.It's time to have lunch and make the short trip back to the pier. Disembark the boat when you get to the port, then take a bus to Hanoi.
Before continuing on this five-day Vietnam tour to HCMC, Hanoi's masterpieces extend an invitation.Start your day off well with a delicious breakfast, check out of the hotel, and head off to see the capital city's hotspots. Today's excursion begins with a guided visit to Tran Quoc Pagoda. The pagoda is Hanoi's oldest temple and is over 1400 years old. This is a beautiful location, situated on a tiny Golden Fish Island in West Lake. The next site is Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, which shows you where Uncle Ho (Ho Chi Minh), the founding father of Vietnam, is buried. Watch the stilt house where Ho Chi Minh spent 11 years living and working. The museum here is highly fascinating and features a wide variety of movies and original papers.
You will now visit One Pillar Pagoda, one of Vietnam's most recognisable temples, as part of your 5-day tour of the country. In the middle of a lotus pond, it emerges from a single pillar and resembles a lotus flower emerging from the water. When you've had your fill of the symbolism at this pagoda, head over to the Temple of Literature, which served as Vietnam's first college. You'll be escorted to the Hanoi Old Quarter for lunch at a neighbourhood eatery as noon approaches. You'll now be driven to the hotel to pick up your luggage before being driven to the airport to board your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arriving in HCMC, be transferred to the hotel, where you can check in and have a restful night.
With your 1-day Mekong Delta tour, get up close to nature today.After a hearty breakfast, get going on a tour to the Mekong Delta, which will provide you a wonderful experience amidst its beautiful scenery and distinctive culture. You must first travel to My Tho and see Vinh Trang Pagoda before taking a boat to these tranquil surroundings. As you cruise along the river's edge, you will see fruit plantations, fishing communities, and stilted homes. Now, continue to Tortoise Islet and enjoy lunch there with your loved ones as part of your family trip to Vietnam and Cambodia. Take a sampan to An Khanh in Ben Tre after refuelling.
It is a lovely pleasure to cruise aboard a traditional sampan and take in the cool shade of the coconut palms that line the canals. Stop for a while to enjoy some seasonal fruit and honey tea while the soothing sounds of Southern Vietnamese folk music calm your senses. Contact a family-run enterprise that exemplifies the peaceful rural way of life as well. While you continue to meander around the village and fruit plantation, indulge your taste buds with a mouthwatering coconut treat. Board the bus to return to Ho Chi Minh City in accordance with your Cambodia and Vietnam family vacation after meeting the locals and indulging your palate with genuine pleasures. Once you've arrived back in HCMC, get into your comfortable mattresses and unwind.
With this 9-day itinerary for Vietnam and Cambodia, take a date to the Cu Chi Tunnels and then travel to Siem Reap.Enjoy a satisfying breakfast before finishing the hotel check-out procedures. Prepare to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, the Viet Cong's Underground Fortress and one of Vietnam's most popular tourist destinations. You will be taken on a guided tour of these fabled tunnels, which were crucial in the Vietnam War. The trapdoors, weapon factories, field hospitals, command posts, kitchens, storage rooms, and housing quarters that formerly filled these underpasses were as numerous as honeycombs. In a nutshell, these were underground cities that were operational during the 1960s War. After watching an introduction video for them, explore the tunnels as this vacation to Cambodia had planned.
After wriggling through this vast underground network, sip some cooling tea and tuck into some cassava, which was the guerrillas' staple diet throughout the conflict. It's time to take your bags back to Ho Chi Minh City at this point. After that, a shuttle to the airport will take you to Siem Reap (Cambodia). Arrive in Siem Reap after a smooth flight, and then you'll be driven to your accommodation. After registering at the front desk, retire to your cosy mattresses for the evening.Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap are separated by 420 kilometres.Driving Time: One Hour (approx.)
proceed to Angkor Wat, the biggest temple complex in the world. The exquisite Khmer ruins are unparalleled in style. The temple exhibits artistic originality while shining with majesty and splendour for ages. After a leisurely visit with these monuments, give Angkor Thom your lunch hour.Discover the mysterious Angkor Thom on this 4-day journey to Siem Reap. The Khmer name for Angkor Thom is "the vast city." Though it is known for its Bayon Temple, which is dedicated to Buddhism, it also incorporates Hindu cosmology and symbolism. Today's list of attractions also includes Preah Khan Temple, Baphuon Temple, Elephant Terrace, Leper King Terrace, and the Royal Place neighbourhood. Once you've enjoyed yourself seeing the historic buildings, return to the hotel for
You are invited to see the revered peak in Cambodia on a pleasant day.A filling breakfast gives you a great start to the day as you go via Phnom Kulen Mountain, a fantastic sight. Phnom Kulen, the nation's holiest peak, attracting both pilgrims and tourists. This 4-day journey to Cambodia will include a pleasant taxi ride to get you there.A pagoda in contemporary design is perched on top, providing you with sweeping views of the Angkor region. Get a taste of the magnificence of the area's attractions, which include a number of lingas carved into the riverbed, a huge statue of the reclining Buddha, an amazing waterfall, and a few outlying shrines.
The waterfall is the day's high point and enhances the allure of the religious mountain. The waterfall is endowed with ethereal beauty and was included in the blockbuster Hollywood film Tomb Raider, which starred Lara Croft. A temple from the ninth century called Prasat Krau Romeas stands close to the waterfall's summit and is hidden from view by thick forest. By swimming in the stream and pool of this cascade, you can revitalise your body, mind, and spirit. Enjoy a picnic lunch served in these fantasy-like surroundings to heighten the magic of your family's trip to Vietnam and Cambodia. Enjoy taking a leisurely stroll through the neighbourhood with your guide if you have the time. Take a detour to enjoy the breathtaking views of the woodland.Arrive back to the hotel for dinner after such an excellent day.
Today, say farewell to a wonderful trip.Enjoy a delicious breakfast before saying goodbye to Cambodia, then travel out on this family vacation to Cambodia and Vietnam to visit a few more hotspots. Visit the Killing Fields, where more than a million people were slaughtered and buried between 1975 and 1979 by the Khmer Rouge regime. The relaxing Tonle Sap Lake is the next destination, where you can take a boat ride to the floating village of Mechreay. Return to the hotel and check out after this little excursion. You will now be driven to the airport to catch your return flight.