Vietnam is known for its culture, gastronomy, history, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Hanoi, Saigon, Halong Bay, Hue and its beaches, rice fields, typical cooking lessons, bike rides in the great outdoors … all this will charm you. Discover Vietnam and meet its inhabitants: it will be a unique and exotic trip for the whole family.
A tailor-made itinerary created for adults and children, and suited to everyone’s pace.
Today, our experienced French-speaking guide will welcome you and come with you to your hotel.
Hanoi is the intellectual and artistic capital of Vietnam. Today, you visit its most beautiful sites, among them the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, the Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem lake with the The Huc temple, the Dong Xuan market… Then, take a ride on a cyclo to discover the heart of the Old Quarter and its many stores specialized in silk clothing, lacquers and bamboo. In the evening, take part in a puppet show, which is sure to please children! (Bkfst)
In the morning, you leave for your ecolodge in Mai Chau. Mai Chau offers one of the most splendid views of the valley which is surrounded by lush greenery and houses on stilts. Go for a walk to discover the typical villages of Poom Coong and Lac. Bike through the rice fields will for unforgettable memories. Children can also have fun and rest by the lodge’s pool when you return. (Bkfst, L)
Today you are heading to the magnificent Tam Coc reserve. This area of flooded mountains is called “Halong Bay Land“. A bamboo boat awaits you for an unforgettable walk through a magnificent natural landscape and the visit of caves! Then go for a bike ride to visit the Jade Pagoda and the Thai Vi temple. Enjoy a local dinner, then visit two temples of Hoa Lu, which are surrounded by beautiful hibiscus gardens, ponds with lotus flowers and frangipani spreading a delicate fragrance. (Bkfst)
At midday, you embark on Hon Gai pier for a cruise to the northeast of Halong Bay. On board, you can participate in the various activities offered by the ship. In the middle of the afternoon, you will visit the fishing village of Vung Bieng, then the magnificent Ban Chan beach, where the children can relax and swim. In the evening, try the squid fishing! (Bkfst, L, D)
You participate in the morning in a demonstration of martial Tai Chi, then you go to the Cong Dam area, known for its crystalline sandy beaches. The afternoon is free on the ship. At the end of the day, you participate in a demonstration of traditional cuisine: your children can participate and put their culinary talents to work. (Bkfst, L, D)
In the morning, a demonstration of Tai Chi will be offered on the terrace. Then you set off to explore the famous Thien Canh Son cave, adorned with magnificent stalactites and stalagmites. You have dinner on the ship, then you take your flight to Hue. A local dinner will be served in Hue. (Bkfst, L, D)
You will discover the old imperial capital: the Citadel, the Forbidden Purple City and the Royal Museum. You will then enter through the immense Porte du Midi, then cross the Throne Room before arriving in the precincts of the City. Finally, you will discover the famous Ancestral Temple dedicated to deceased Emperors, and the magnificent tomb of Tu Duc, whose grandeur and style will impress you. (Bkfst, L)
Leave for Hoi An by taking the charming road of the Col des Nuages which offers a superb panorama on the coast. You stop at Langco Beach, one of the most beautiful peninsulas in Vietnam where you can take great pictures of the fishing village. When you arrive, stroll through the streets of the old quarter and meet the little schoolchildren. (Bkfst, L)
Pass through the villages of the region, seeing the magnificent rice fields towards the village of Tra Que. Take part in gardening activities with the locals and enjoy a foot massage with medicinal herbs, a traditional therapeutic practice. You will even participate in cooking crispy pancakes, an activity that children will love. (Breakfast, D)
Enjoy a free day by the beach before taking your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. (Bkfst)
Visit the most emblematic places of the city of Saigon such as the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office as well as the large market of Cho Lon. (Bkfst)
Today, you are heading to Cai Be, where a visit to Dong Hoa Hiep commune and its magnificent local market awaits you. Then you travel to Tan Phong Island to visit a bee farm and a typical garden. You take a rowing boat to reach your ecolodge for cooking and dining. To end your trip, take a bike ride to discover the skills and lifestyle of the inhabitants of the Mekong Delta. (Bkfst, L)
You will be transferred to the airport for your international flight. (Bfst)
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