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Indochina Pioneer - Day Tours

Vietnam Family Fun

11 days - From USD$ 852

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

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.


                            Wishing you an Unforgetable Holiday with Indochina Pioneer!

This is a PRIVATE TOUR and can be tailor-made to suit your requirements. The prices quoted are in US dollars and are charged on a per person basis. The final price quoted will be based upon the total number of travelers in your private group, the dates chosen, the total days of  travel and the grade of hotel rooms chosen, together with any other detailed services.

Please click on the “Request” button and complete the requested information for us. Upon receipt, our travel consultant will  customize the best value vacation for your consideration. Please note: Changes CAN be made to the itinerary after our initial quote, but may result in a price change also!
Thank you!

* 1USD = 21.000VND

Price per person in USD varies acordding to number of people in your party
 From May-01st - Sep-30th, 2015 (summer promotion)
In addition to these low prices, you will receive;
A free limited use cellphone to contact us while on tour.
A complimentary welcome dinner on arrival.
And finally we will even arrange your Vietnam Tourist Visa free of charge.
Category  Boutique & Characters First Class (3 Star) Superior (4 Star) Deluxe (5 Star)
1 person VND 40,687,000
(USD 1,937)
VND 40,519,000
(USD 1,929)
VND 47,890,000
(USD 2,280)
VND 57,361,000
(USD 2,731)
2 persons VND 24,899,000
(USD 1,186)
VND 24,815,000
(USD 1,182)
VND 28,501,000
(USD 1,357)
VND 33,236,000
(USD 1,583)
3 persons VND 21,443,000
(USD 1,021)
VND 21,359,000
(USD 1,017)
VND 25,044,000
(USD 1,193)
VND 29,780,000
(USD 1,418)
4 persons VND 19,367,000
(USD 922)
VND 19,283,000
(USD 918)
VND 22,968,000
(USD 1,094)
VND 27,704,000
(USD 1,319)
6 persons VND 18,121,000
(USD 863)
VND 18,037,000
(USD 859)
VND 21,723,000
(USD 1,034)
VND 26,458,000
(USD 1,260)
6 persons VND 17,309,000
(USD 824)
VND 17,225,000
(USD 820)
VND 20,910,000
(USD 996)
VND 25,646,000
(USD 1,221)
7 persons VND 16,713,000
(USD 796)
VND 16,629,000
(USD 792)
VND 20,314,000
(USD 967)
VND 25,050,000
(USD 1,193)
8 persons VND 16,266,000
(USD 775)
VND 16,182,000
(USD 771)
VND 19,868,000
(USD 946)
VND 24,603,000
(USD 1,172)
9 persons VND 16,649,000
(USD 793)
VND 16,565,000
(USD 789)
VND 20,251,000
(USD 964)
VND 24,986,000
(USD 1,190)
10 persons VND 16,298,000
(USD 776)
VND 16,214,000
(USD 772)
VND 19,900,000
(USD 948)
VND 24,635,000
(USD 1,173)
Sgl Sup VND 5,103,000
(USD 243)
VND 5,019,000
(USD 239)
VND 8,705,000
(USD 415)
VND 13,440,000
(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 VND 45,022,000
(USD 2,144)
VND 44,203,000
(USD 2,105)
VND 53,506,000
(USD 2,548)
VND 60,604,000
(USD 2,886)
2 persons VND 27,615,000
(USD 1,315)
VND 27,205,000
(USD 1,295)
VND 31,857,000
(USD 1,517)
VND 35,406,000
(USD 1,686)
3 persons VND 23,884,000
(USD 1,137)
VND 23,474,000
(USD 1,118)
VND 28,126,000
(USD 1,339)
VND 31,675,000
(USD 1,508)
4 persons VND 21,627,000
(USD 1,030)
VND 21,217,000
(USD 1,010)
VND 25,869,000    
(USD 1,232)
VND 29,418,000
(USD 1,401)
5 persons VND 20,273,000
(USD 965)
VND 19,863,000
(USD 946)
VND 24,515,000
(USD 1,167)
VND 28,064,000
(USD 1,336)
6 persons VND 19,389,000
(USD 923)
VND 18,980,000
(USD 904)
VND 23,631,000
(USD 1,125)
VND 27,180,000
(USD 1,294)
7 persons VND 18,742,000
(USD 892)
VND 18,332,000
(USD 873)
VND 22,984,000
(USD 1,094)
VND 26,533,000
(USD 1,263)
8 persons VND 18,256,000
(USD 869)
VND 17,847,000
(USD 850)
VND 22,498,000
(USD 1,071)
VND 26,047,000
(USD 1,240)
9 persons VND 18,676,000
(USD 889)
VND 18,266,000
(USD 870)
VND 22,918,000
(USD 1,091)
VND 26,467,000
(USD 1,260)
10 persons++ VND 18,294,000
(USD 871)
VND 17,884,000
(USD 852)
VND 22,536,000
(USD 1,073)
VND 26,085,000
(USD 645)
Sgl Sup VND 5,754,000
(USD 274)
VND 5,345,000
(USD 255)
VND 9,996,000
(USD 476)
VND 13,545,000
(USD 1,242)


♦ REMARKS
1. 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


 2. Sgl  Sup = Single Supplement or Single room surcharge.
3. Tour price based in twin/full/queen shared basis.
4. Tour price shown is base price, please enquire for a detailed quotation.
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 airline charges, from 2 to 5 years old 50% charge for tour & 75% of airline charges, from 5 to 12 years old 75%  for tour & airline full charges. 12 years old & up = 100% (charged as an adult).


 TOUR INCLUDES:

  • Centrally Located Hotels
        Check-in time at all hotels is 2.00PM and check-out time at all hotels is 12.00PM.        
       Early  check-in and late check-out is subject to availability with surcharge.    
  • Private vehicles and Drivers
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Private Guides English or Other languages, if available, upon request.
  • Trains, Flights & Transfers in Vietnam
  • Fuel charges if any
  • Signtseeing Fees permits during guided time.
  • Water and cold towels provided during tours.
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Luggage Transfers.

 

♦ TOUR EXCLUDES:

  • International Airfares
  • Vietnam Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage Charges
  • Personal Expenses
  • Any bank fees or charges at your end
  • Single Room Supplement
  • Tips and gratuities.

 

Contact Person: Mr. Quyen
E-Mail:
sales@indochinapioneer.com
Call Us: +84 43715 3627 | Fax: +84 43715 3626

Contact us | Hotline: +84 983 145 799

The hotels listed below are our suggestions for the best value on this  Vietnam Family Holiday  package 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.

Name of Hotel Location Star Rating Room Type
Boutique & Characters (Highly Recommended)
Moment Hotel Hanoi Hanoi Boutique Family room
Hai Long Junks Halong Boutique Private Chartered
Asia Hotel Hue Boutique Deluxe Connecting Room
Essence Hoian Hotel & Spa Hoian Boutique Deluxe Connecting Room
Nam Bo Boutique Hotel Can Tho Boutique Main Suite
Singature Saigon Hotel Sai Gon Boutique Deluxe Connecting room
First Class (3 Star)
Skylark Hotel Hanoi 3 Star Deluxe Connecting Room
Bai Tho Deluxe Junk Halong Superior Private Chartered
Asia Hotel Hue 3 Star Deluxe Connecting Room
Via Boutique Hotel Hoian 3 Star Family room
Kim Tho Can Tho 3 Star Deluxe Family room
Singature Saigon Hotel Saigon 3 Star Deluxe Connecting room
Superior (4 Star)
Elegance Diamond Hotel Hanoi Boutique Family Room
Bai Tho Deluxe Junk Halong 4 Star++ Private Chartered
Saigon Morin Hotel Hue 4 Star Deluxe Connecting Room
Hoian Boitique Resort Hoian 4 Star Private Villa
Nam Bo Boutique Can Tho 4 Star Junior Suite
Liberty Central Hotel Saigon Deluxe Deluxe Connecting room
Deluxe (5 Star)
Somerset Grand Hanoi Hanoi 5 Star Private Apartment
Bai Tho Deluxe Junk Halong 4 Star ++ Private Chartered
Best Western Indochina Palace Hue 5 Star Palace Deluxe connecting
Sunrise Hoi An Beach Resort Hoian 5 Star Deluxe or private family Villa
Victoria Resort & Spa Can Tho 5 Star Superior connecting room
Sherwood Residence Saigon 5 Star Two bedroom Premier

 

ABOUT HOTELS:
 

We, at Indochina Pioneer, are aware that a good tour must have good hotels. As the hotel cost will be the major expense of your vacation in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, it is essential that all of the hotels chosen by us are the highest quality for the price paid. All of our prices are based on twin, double or queen shared rooms.
 
Below is an explanation of the Hotel "star" ratings:
 
Boutique & Character hotels ~ Highly recommended (from $50-$80 USD  per room/ per night).
Boutique hotels are not chain-affiliated and feature outstanding design with a  stylish appearance. They usually contain impeccable amenities in a unique setting. This type of hotel usually provides full service accommodation with personal attention. The atmosphere is unique. The term "atmosphere" comprises of decor, ambience, personalized service, mind-set of hotel staff, and most importantly a know-how of how all of these things come together to create a perfect stay.   
Boutique & character hotels are good for business, honeymoon, or vacation.

 
First Class/ 3 Star
(from US$ 40 - US$ 60 per room/night )
 
The First Class/ 3 Star Hotels are good value and normally centrally located. They all have comfortable en-suite rooms, good amenities and public areas to relax in. They are usually family run hotels, so offer great personalized service for your enjoyment and comfort. Most first class properties offer an in-house restaurant, and some may even have a swimming pool!

 
Superior/ 4 star
(from US$ 80 - US$ 110/ per room/night)
 
The 4* superior Hotels offer a wide range of services. Many superior hotels feature a choice of several in-house restaurants. In addition virtually all of them have a swimming pool. Some may even feature a spa or health club. This grade of hotel offers more for your enjoyment and comfort, while still remaining affordable.

 
Deluxe/ 5 Star
(from US$120 - US$ 180++/ per room/night)
 
These 5* Deluxe hotels are usually owned by Worldwide, well known Hotel chains. The deluxe hotels feature excellent locations, offer the highest standards of service and facilities, and are known as the best hotels in each region. Facilities such as swimming pools and spas are the norm, and guest rooms are luxurious. These hotels offer first class service and amenities throughout.

 

Contact Person: Mr. Quyen
E-Mail:
sales@indochinapioneer.com
Call Us: +84 43715 3627 | Fax: +84 43715 3626

Contact us | Hotline: +84 983 145 799

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