Vietnam & Laos Family Vacation
Vietnam & Laos Family Vacation Highlights:
A Grand Tour through Vietnam and Laos will leave you energized and inspired. Be moved by the smiling faces of the enduring people and enlightened by an encounter with Buddhist monks in Luang Prabang. Be thrilled by the raucous street life in Saigon and Hanoi, experience superb stunning scenery Halong Bay and enchanted by the history and peace in Hoi An and Hue, then decompress on the banks of the Mekong in Vientiane. All this is set against a stunning backdrop of sweeping mountains, verdant fields and sparkling bays.
Vietnam & Laos Family Vacation Brief Itineray:
Day 1: Arrive Saigon
Day 2: Saigon City Tour (B/L)
Day 3: Saigon – Caibe Floating Market (B/L)
Day 4: Saigon – Hue (B/)
Day 5: Hue – Danang – Hoian (B/)
Day 6: Hoian Free Day (B/)
Day 7: Hoian – Halong Bay (B/)
Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi (B/L)
Day 9: Hanoi City Tour (B/L)
Day 10: Hanoi To Vientiane (B/)
Day 11: Vientiane city tour (B/L)
Day 12: Vientiane – Luang Prabang (B/)
Day 13; Luang Prabang City Tour (B/L)
Day 14: Luang Prabang Discovery (B/L)
Day 15: Luang Prabang (B/)
We deeply understand that acommodation is one of the most very important for all our tour so we carefully inspect or pick hotels, cruises, homestays to match general international standards of three, four, five star hotels that must be clean, comfortable, nice room, good breakfast, helpful staffs, good lacation…
Here some our suggested hotel list for this trip, specially we can book other hotels, cruise as you requested.
Northern Hotel ****
One of most special highlight in Vietnam travel, you can taste local food in each regions that we will arrange all lunch or dinner in Vietnamese food, and If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Cruises Mekong River can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes. Please be note that for the home stay, the meal will be cook by the house owner and they are well-trained for hygiene as well as prepare for good recipes
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal note: are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.
Breakfast - Each breakfast will be served in your hotel. Maily Buffet breakfast selections include both Vietnamese and Western dishes to meet every diner’s taste.
Lunch – Lunches are normally arranged at the Vietnamese restaurants near the scenic spots. Your tour guides will order food according to your appetite. Most are Vietnamese dishes, and some are modified to fit westerners’ tastes.
Dinner – Same as lunch. If you prefer to not eat Vietnamese food, Cruises Mekong River suggests you have dinner on your own. Your local tour guide can recommend some good western restaurants in the are
Tourguides: All Tourguides or Tour escorted are local people who take you to all destionations that meantions in program!
Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese speaking tourguides as request
Qualifications : Exellent foreign languages, professional presentaion skills, knowledges, helpfully, friendly,expreriences.
Vietnam & Laos Family Vacation Detailed Itinerary:
Tour starts : Saigon, Tour ends: Luang Prabang
Day 1: Arrive Saigon
Upon arrival in Saigon you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Free at your leisure!
Northern Hotel – 3 nights
Day 2: Saigon City Tour
See the sights of old and new Saigon in the central ‘French quarter’ and the Chinatown district, then visit Cu Chi Tunnels.
Day 3: Saigon – Caibe Floating Market
Explore the Mekong Delta’s canals, orchards and towns by boat and interact with the friendly locals.
Day 4: Saigon – Hue
Fly to Hue, Vietnam’s former imperial capital. Wander the last empire’s Forbidden City – the Citadel and visit Thien Mu Pagoda. Visit the workers of Spiral Foundation.
Saigon Morin – 1 night
Day 5: Hue – Danang – Hoian
Visit the tomb of the former Nguyen Dynasty Emperor – Tu Duc before driving south to nearby Hoi An. Enjoy the architecture, local delicacies and friendly locals that make Hoi An a true Vietnam highlight on an afternoon walking and market tour with the students of ‘Streets’ organisation.
Life Resort Hoian – 2 nights
Day 6: Hoian Free Day
Today is at leisure to enjoy Hoi An with its many galleries, tailor shops and restaurants.
Day 7: Hoian – Halong Bay
Free time before you fly to Hanoi. On arrival, transfer to Halong City.
Halong Plaza – 1 night
Day 8: Halong Bay – Hanoi
Spend the morning cruising the spectacular Halong Bay, with its thousands of limestone islets that rise out of the sea, as you enjoy a sumptuous seafood lunch onboard. In the afternoon journey to Hanoi before an evening theatrical water puppet performance.
Silk Path – 2 nights
Day 9: Hanoi City Tour
Discover the Old Quarter on a walking tour, then explore Hanoi with visits to historic Ba Dinh Square, the infamous Hoa Lo (Hanoi Hilton) prison and the peaceful Temple of Literature, then, the remainder of the day is at leisure.
Day 10: Hanoi To Vientiane
Fly to the sleepy Lao capital city, where you will be transferred to your hotel. Choose to either explore the waterfront area of the Mekong or relax by the hotel pool this afternoon.
Mercure Vientiane – 2 nights
Day 11: Vientiane city tour
Spend the day exploring the capital’s most famous landmarks and temples, then pay a visit to a fair-trade silk weaving organization. In the afternoon, visit the COPE Centreand cap off your day with a traditional Lao Baci welcome and blessing ceremony.
Day 12: Vientiane – Luang Prabang
Fly to Luang Prabang this morning. Spend the afternoon walking around the city’s many beautiful wats. In the evening participate in a cooking class of traditional Lao cuisine where you have the chance to taste your own creation.
Grand Luang Prabang- 3 nights
Day 13; Luang Prabang City Tour
Visit the National Museum, then on to the Traditional Arts & Ethnology Centre, where you will gain insight into Laos’ ethnic groups. Travel up river by slow boat to visit Pak Ou (thousand Buddha) caves, enjoying a picnic lunch en route. Return midafternoon for some free time to relax.
Day 14: Luang Prabang Discovery
Rise early to witness of monks perform the morning alms tradition. Visit a local market then drive to the beautiful Kuang Si falls for swimming. finish off the day with a game of petanque and sunset drinks on the famous Mekong River.
Day 15: Luang Prabang.
Today you will be transferred to the airport for your onward
Vietnam & Laos Family Vacation Price & Inclusions:
Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date or spcial requests. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give us as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
• Private tour
• Private transportation as indicated in program
• Double room at hotels in places as indicated in program
• Meals as indicated in program (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner)
• Air tickets: Economy class – Vietnam Airlines
– Saigon – Hue
– Danang – Hanoi
– Hanoi – Vientiane
– Vientiane – Luang Prabang
• All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
• English speaking tour guide
• Boat trip at places.
• Other meals and drinks/ personal expenses
• International air fares/ airport taxes
• Visa to Cambodia & Laos & Vietnam.