Southern Vietnam for Kids 7 Days

Southern Vietnam for Kids
Highlights: A 7-day tour for family with kids which ensures enjoyments of each and all members in the family in southern Vientnam. Please note the tour can be fully customized to your desire.

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City Arrival 
Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour 1/2 Day
Day 3: Cu Chi Tunnels Tour 1/2 Day (by speedboat)
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City - Can Tho - Panorama Cruise 

Day 5: Cai Rang Floating Market - afternoon flight to Phu Quoc
Day 6: Phu Quoc free
Day 7: Phu Quoc - Ho Chi Minh City 

Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City 
Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City, met and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Meals: None
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.  

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City Tour 1/2 Day
The morning is at leisure. 

Pick up for a light lunch at a 'Pho' shop, then embark on a guided city tour starting with the Reunification Palace, the former Presidential Palace for the president of the South of Vietnam, the Notre Dame Cathedral and Old Post office to get good shots for our memory of the big, modern city of Vietnam. Continue by heading to Chinatown with walking tour through back streets of China town near Cho Lon to view the local daily life. Delve deeper into Chinatown visiting the amazing Binh Tay Market for an insight into where locals shop. Tour ends with a 50-minute water puppet performance - a popular Vietnamese art form originating from the Red River Delta in northern Vietnam. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.  

Day 3: Cu Chi Tunnels Tour 1/2 Day (by speedboat)
Your morning will be your own.

At 13.00, you will be picked up to Bach Dang Jetty where you will board a speedboat which goes around Thanh Da Islet and across Binh Quoi Village area, sightseeing and take photos on the way. Then goes upstream of Saigon River to Lai Thieu pottery shops where you may buy small pottery items as souvenirs at reasonable price. Next, continues upstream passing Lai Thieu orchards and stops-over at Thu Dau Mot town with short guided walk around the town. Continue to Ben Dinh where you have time to visit the mystery of Cu Chi Tunnels. This huge construction was a habitation for villagers in the war time. With 3 levels of depth, it was never discovered by the US during the Vietnam War despite its proximity to Saigon. Visit the fighting tunnel system with your local guide. After visiting Cu Chi Tunnels, the speedboat goes downstream and returns to Saigon, arriving at around 18.00.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.  

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City - Can Tho - Panorama Cruise
In the morning we pick you up at your hotel in Saigon and take you to the pier in Can Tho. You board your wooden river cruise boat around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people. 
In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through the village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruitsGet back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape. The boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight on board the Mekong Eyes Cruise  

Day 5: Cai Rang Floating Market - Afternoon Flight to Phu Quoc
Wake up well rested to the sound of the river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing. At 6.30h the vessel sets off for a sunrise cruise.

After breakfast, we will board a sampan boat to Cai Rang floating market, one of the region’s busiest and most lively markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. You will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants.

Return to the boat for a sumptuous brunch before a short drive to Can Tho airport for an afternoon flight to Phu Quoc. On your arrival, you'll be picked up to your resort.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Overnight in Phu Quoc

Day 6: Phu Quoc - Free Day of Leisure
Your time will be free at leisure.

Meals: Breakfast
Overnight in Phu Quoc

Day 7: Phu Quoc - Ho Chi Minh City
Your time will be free at leisure until being picked up for a domestic flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

Meals: Breakfast

Prices & Inclusions

Price is from~US$ 657 per person
All prices are per person, valid till December 31, 2017
Prices Include:
- Accommodation and breakfast at good hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, one night on the Mekong Eyes Cruise with full board meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner), and two nights at Mango Bay Resort on Phu Quoc Island
- All pick-ups and transfers by private vehicle with experienced driver.
- English speaking guide for touring days and on board
- Domestic flight tickets (economy class): Can Tho - Phu Quoc and Phu Quoc - Ho Chi Minh City.
- Transfers by shared speedboat for the visit to Cu Chi Tunnels on Day 2
- Meals as indicated in the programme
- All entrance fee as mentioned in the programme
- VAT and other taxes

Prices Exclude:
- Entry visa to Vietnam
- International flights and airport taxes
- Travel Insurances
- Drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program.

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