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Vietnam Family Adventure

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, museum visits, 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.

Travel Style: Family
Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Rating: 2 - Light
Trip Type: Small Group
Merchandising:Top Seller, Planeterra Project

Holiday Highlights

  • Explore Hanoi by cyclo
  • Cruise the peaks in Halong Bay
  • Shop and relax in Hoi An
  • Meet local families in the Mekong Delta
  • Discover bustling Ho Chi Minh City
Pricing Information

Total From €1,049
Nights  11

Flight prices are not included, prices are p.person.

Similar Holidays


Day 1 Hanoi

If you have time take a walk through Hanoi's Old Quarter – a maze of streets, each one traditionally devoted to a different product or industry.

Included Activities
  • Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting


Airport Transfer

Day 2 Hanoi

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.

Included Activities
  • Hanoi Cyclo Tour
  • Thăng Long Water Puppet Theatre Performance

Included Meals


Day 3 Hanoi/Ha Long

Halong Bay cruise, cave visit and island lookout. Seafood lunch and dinner.

Included Activities
  • Halong Bay Overnight Cruise


Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))

Included Meals

1B, 1L, 1D

Day 4 Ha Long/Huế

After an early lunch on board we head back to Hanoi with time for shopping or further sightseeing until the overnight train to Hue.


Private Vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours)
Basic overnight train (beds) (13.00-14.00 hours)

Included Meals

1B, 1L

Day 5 Huế

We arrive in Hue mid morning and take a tour of the Imperial Citadel which also contains the Forbidden Purple City. Afterward, there is free time to explore the city.

Included Activities
  • Imperial Citadel Tour

Included Meals


Day 6 Huế/Hoi An

This morning take a scenic drive to Hoi An. After arriving enjoy free time to explore the city.


Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s))

Included Meals


Days 7-8 Hoi An

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.

Included Activities
  • Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch

Day 9 Hoi An/Ho Chi Minh City

A short flight takes us to Ho Chi Minh City, the sprawling metropolis that once was the capital of South Vietnam and remains the country’s commercial center.

Included Activities
  • Ho Chi Minh City Cyclo Tour


Plane (1.00 hour(s))

Included Meals


Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City/Mekong Delta

A boat trip through small villages shows a different side of Vietnamese life. Be amazed at how the locals rely on the Mekong for everything!

We spend the night in a small village in the delta—a great chance to interact with the locals.

Included Activities
  • Mekong Homestay


Private Vehicle (2.50 hour(s), 95km)

Included Meals

1B, 1D

Day 11 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.


Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours)

Included Meals


Day 12 Ho Chi Minh City

Depart at any time.

Included Activities
  • Departure Day

Included Meals


What's Included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch, Hoi An
    Your Local Living Moment: Mekong Homestay
  • Arrival transfer
  • Cyclo tour through Old Quarter (Hanoi)
  • Water puppets show
  • Halong Bay boat trip
  • Citadel tour in Hue
  • Cooking Class in Hoi An
  • City cyclo tour
  • Mekong Delta boat trip.


Hotels (8 nts), homestay (1 nt), sleeper train (1 nt), overnight junk boat (1 nt).

My Own Room Exceptions

Night 3, Halong Bay boat; Night 4, Sleeper train; Night 10, Home stay
Organised by the GoHop Adventure Team

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