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Indochina Pioneer - Day Tours

Vietnam Family Fun

11 days - From USD $1295

  • Tour Code : VF02
  • Tour style : private tour Private Tour
  • Duration : 11 days / 10 nites.

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DETAILED ITINERARY
(Please note: This is a sample itinerary and can be amended to suit your exact requirements).

 

Day 1: Arrive Saigon
Upon your arrival, our guide will meet you at the airport and accompany you to your hotel.
Overnight in. Saigon
 
Day 2: Saigon City tour & Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
We start our day with a cyclo tour to see some of the city’s attractions. The cyclo drivers will take us to the War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace, and the former American Embassy (now the American Consulate in Saigon. We will also visit the Notre Dame Cathedral, the City General Post Office as well as Dong Khoi Street where the City Opera House is located. Our morning will be followed by a quick and delicious lunch at the “Presidential” Pho 2000.
 
After lunch we will take a bus trip to Cu Chi Tunnels, a Viet Cong Stronghold during the American War between 1965 and 1975. First constructed in 1948, during the French Resistance War, the tunnels were expanded by the Viet Cong, with the help of the local people, into a complex underground network stretching over 250 km. A visit to this place will offer us an insight into the war when Vietnamese determination and loyalty to their country overcame the hardships of the times and eventually brought the war to an end.
Overnight in Saigon
 
Day 3: Saigon - Mekong Delta (B)
The Mekong Delta is the southernmost region of Vietnam and is sometimes referred to as the rice bowl of Vietnam producing three harvests per year. The fertile Delta is also famed for its tropical fruits and flowers. We set off in the morning. After two hour drive, we arrive in Cai Be. We will then embark on a boat trip visiting the famous local floating market. An interesting stop will be made at the local cottage industry where we see the local making coconut candy and pop rice.

We continue our exploration by taking the sampan boat through the lush green vegetation of the canals to an orchard where we are treated to a delicious lunch. We end up our adventure with a short visit to a bonsai garden and here we try some exotic fruits of the region. Return to the docks and drive toward Can Tho, the heart of Mekong Delta for the night. Overnight in Can Tho.
 
Day 4: Mekong Delta - Saigon - Hue (B)
Rising to the sound of the Mekong River, we enjoy breakfast at our hotel before an early check- out. We get to the nearby docks where we take a short boat trip to visit Cai Rang floating market. Following this we will wind our way the town of My Tho to visit the Vinh Trang Pagoda. Stop en route to have lunch and continue to drive back to Saigon for a two hour flight to Hue. Meet our tour guide and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Hue.
 
Day 5: Hue (B)
We start our day by a guided tour Hue’s Imperial City containing the Citadel and the Forbidden Purple City, the Imperial Museum and the Dong Ba market. The Citadel was closely modeled along the lines of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Much was damaged during the last two wars. We follow this tour of the Emperor's residence with short drive into the surrounding countryside to see the impressive King Minh Mang's tomb & King Tu Duc tomb, the final resting place of the Emperors.
 
A delicious vegetarian lunch will be served at a local Buddhist Monastery. After lunch, we drive back to town, stop at a handicraft workshop to learn about the makings of incent sticks and conical hats. We end up our day by enjoying a relaxing cruise on the Perfume River. We disembark our boat to visit the Holy Thien Mu Pagoda. Return to our hotel.

Option:
Enjoy a memorable ten course Royal Banquet Dinner complete with local musicians. To add to the occasion our attire will be that of the Imperial court - Kings, Queens, Mandarins and royal ladies in waiting.
 
Day 6: Hue & Hoi An (B)
Set off in the morning, we will drive south to the old merchant town Hoian. After five-hour route, hugging the coastline along the South China Sea and climbing the spectacular Hai Van Pass (“Pass of the Clouds”), we arrive in Hoi An. From the 16th to 18th centuries, Hogan was a thriving international commercial port. Today it is a quaint riverside town popular with tourists for its eclectic architecture, tailor shops, and cafes. Upon arrival, we check into our hotel. It is follows by lunch and a half-day walking tour through the narrow winding streets of the Ancient Quarter visiting Chua Ong Pagoda, Assembly Hall, the 200-year-old Tam Ky house, and the Japanese Covered Bridge. The remainder of the day is free at leisure.
Overnight in Hoi An.
 
Day 7: Hoi An Ancient town (B)
The whole day is free. You can visit the local markets to do the last minute shopping, join a local cooking class or unwind Cua Dai Beach.
 
Day 8: Hoi An - Da Nang - Hanoi (B)
Free morning in Hoi An until check out time. In the afternoon we will be transferred to Da Nang for a short flight to Hanoi. On arrival, we will be met accompanied by Indochina Pioneer tour guide to our hotel. Overnight in Hanoi.
 
Day 9: Hanoi City tour (B)
In the morning we visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex including the One Pillar Pagoda, the former leader’s house on stilts and his Mausoleum. This is followed by the Temple of Literature, site of Vietnam’s oldest university and the impressive Museum of Ethnology. We take lunch at a local restaurant to sample some exotic Hanoi cuisine. The afternoon will be filled with to Ngoc Son Temple and the Hoa Lu Prison – originally built by the French and now a museum and better known to many as the ‘Hanoi Hilton’ where several prominent American pilots were interred including former US Presidential candidate John McCain. In the evening we watch a performance of the renowned Water Puppet Theatre and a fun cyclo ride through Hanoi’s Old Quarter before returning to our hotel.
Overnight in Hanoi.
 
Day 10: Halong Bay Excursion (B/L)
Departing Hanoi we have a three hour drive through the picturesque countryside and short break in Hai Duong city. Arrive in Halong at around mid-day. Once we have settled in, we can begin our cruise around majestic Ha Long Bay. We disembark our boat and enjoy a guided tour to Thien Cung Cave. Return to our boat for a scrumptious seafood lunch. In the afternoon, we continue the boat trip to enjoy the extremely beautiful scenery on Ha Long bay. We will cruise through a floating fisherman village to learn more about their floating life. After five hour navigation, we will sail back to harbor and rejoin car back to our hotel in Hanoi. Tonight we will have a fare-well dinner in a Vietnamese restaurant.
Overnight in Hanoi.
 
Day 11: Departure (B)
Free day for relaxing and final shopping until transfer to Hanoi airport for your flight home.
              

The hotels listed below are our suggestions for the best value on this Vietnam Family Fun 11 days. However, Indochina Pioneer offers many more options of hand-picked hotels, with different "star ratings", allowing you to customize the vacation to meet your taste and budget. Please contact us for with your questions and requests.
 

Location Boutique Hotels First Class (3 Star) Superior (4 Star) Deluxe (5 Star)
Hanoi Moment Hotel Hanoi Skylark Hotel Elegance Diamond Hotel Somerset Grand Hanoi
Halong Hai Long Junks Bai Tho Deluxe Junk Bai Tho Deluxe Junk Bai Tho Deluxe Junk
Hue Hai Long Junks Asia Hotel Saigon Morin Hotel Best Western Indochina Palace
Hoi An Essence Hoian Hotel & Spa Via Boutique Hotel Hoian Boitique Resort Sunrise Hoi An Beach Resort
Can Tho Nam Bo Boutique Hotel Kim Tho Nam Bo Boutique Victoria Resort & Spa
Saigon Singature Saigon Hotel Singature Saigon Hotel Liberty Central Hotel Sherwood Residence

 

Price per person in USD varies acordding to number of people in your party
 From May-01st - Sep-30th, 2015 (summer promotion)
Category  Boutique & Characters First Class (3 Star) Superior (4 Star) Deluxe (5 Star)
1 person USD 1,937 USD 1,929 USD 2,280 USD 2,731
2 persons USD 1,186 USD 1,182 USD 1,357 USD 1,583
3 persons USD 1,021 USD 1,017 USD 1,193 USD 1,418
4 persons USD 922 USD 918 USD 1,094 USD 1,319
5 persons USD 863 USD 859 USD 1,034 USD 1,260
6 persons USD 824 USD 820 USD 996 USD 1,221
7 persons USD 796 USD 792 USD 967 USD 1,193
8 persons USD 775 USD 771 USD 946 USD 1,172
9 persons USD 793 USD 789 USD 964 USD 1,190
10 persons USD 776 USD 772 USD 948 USD 1,173
Sgl Sup USD 243 USD 239 USD 415 USD 640
Price per person in USD varies acordding to number of people in your party
Price is valid from Oct-01st to Dec-31st, 2015 (high season)
Category  Boutique & Characters First Class (3 Star) Superior (4 Star) Deluxe (5 Star)
1 person USD 2,144 USD 2,105 USD 2,548 USD 2,886
2 persons USD 1,315 USD 1,295 USD 1,517 USD 1,686
3 persons USD 1,137 USD 1,118 USD 1,339 USD 1,508
4 persons USD 1,030 USD 1,010     USD 1,232 USD 1,401
5 persons USD 965 USD 946 USD 1,167 USD 1,336
6 persons USD 923 USD 904 USD 1,125 USD 1,294
7 persons USD 892 USD 873 USD 1,094 USD 1,263
8 persons USD 869 USD 850 USD 1,071 USD 1,240
9 persons USD 889 USD 870 USD 1,091 USD 1,260
10 persons++ USD 871 USD 852 USD 1,073 USD 645
Sgl Sup USD 274 USD 255 USD 476 USD 1,242


What's Included?

  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels 
  • Private Vihicles and Drivers
  • Private English Speaking Guides (Other languages if available, upon request)
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • All domestic flights
  • Airport Taxes and Fuel charges
  • Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes


What's Not Included?

  • Your International Flights
  • Entry Visa Fees (contact us for further information)
  • Personal Expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
  • Any bank fees or charges at your end
  • Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Tips for guides and drivers


Remarks
1. All of our itineraries can be tailor-made to suit your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect holiday just for you. Please click on the “Request” Tap and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will  customize the best value vacation for your kind consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!

2. We are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. In Indochina in particular (Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos) hotel prices make up the major expense of your holiday. Therefore, we would like to clarify how we define these charges:
 
» Boutique & character hotels (highly recommended): from $50-$80 USD  per room/ per night

» First Class = 3 star hotels from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/night                    
» Superior = 4 star hotels from US$ 80 - US$ 110 per room/night
» Deluxe = 5 star hotels from US$120 - US$ 180++ per room/night


3. Sgl Sup = Single Supplement or Single room surcharge.
4. Tour prices are based on sharing a half twin roon at selected hotels. Tour prices are a guideline only. Please contact us for a detailed quotation. We will get back to you shortly.
5. More people = lower prices. Please ask for a quote based on your group size.
6. The above rates do NOT include "peak season" hotel surcharges, nor the charge for any compulsory festive gala dinners. Please email us to check  availability, together with the cost of any "peak season" surcharges if applicable.
7. Child policy: Under 2 years old are free of charge for tour & pay 50% of internal airline charges, from 2 to 5 years old 50% charge for tour & 75% of internal airline charges, from 5 to 12 years old 75%  for tour & full internal airline charges. 12 years and older = 100% (charged as an adult).


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Hi Lam, I can't believe the week is already over! I had such a fabulous time!!! :-) Everything was so perfectly organized! All the tour guides and drivers were really nice! I could write a book about how wonderful this trip was! Thank you ...

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Customer: Sonia Maalaoui

From: New York, USA

Tour Date: Nov 17, 2014

Review Date: November 24, 2014

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Hi Lam, It has taken me almost a week to readjust to the Canadian time zone and jet lag so am just starting to see straight. It’s harder transitioning when going from East to West. First, thank you for an excellent trip. It was wel ...

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From: Toronto, Canada

Tour Date: Oct 31, 2014

Review Date: November 15, 2014

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This was my fifth time visiting Vietnam and first time in Laos. Once again I travelled with Indochina Pioneer after using them two years ago while visiting Vietnam and Cambodia. Previously we had employed European travel companies but going local ...

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From: Dublin, Ireland

Tour Date: Oct 26, 2014

Review Date: November 15, 2014

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From: Rome, Italy

Tour Date: Aug 25, 2014

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“Excellent trip, amazing service from Indochina Pioneer!” We just recently completed a fantastic trip through Vietnam with Indochina Pioneer. It was very well organised and Mr Lam, our main contact at Indochina Pioneer, was incred ...

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From: Brisbane, Australia

Tour Date: Oct 09, 2014

Review Date: October 26, 2014

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