CENTER VIETNAM FAMILY TOUR - 5 DAYS
This family trip concentrates on Vietnam's diverse and fascinating cultural heritage and food. From Da Nang you make your way to Hoi An via the Marble Mountains.The picturesque town of Hoi An was once one of South-East Asia's major trading ports and you have 3 days to explore this charming fishing town with its narrow streets, ancient family homes and Chinese Assembly Halls. You also have great chance to explore Vietnamese recipes well as taste Vietnamese food.
Tour Route: Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City - Da Nang - Hoi An walking tours - Hoi an cooking class - Da Nang - Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City
Starts/Ends: Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi
Tour Duration: 5 Days
Dates: No fixed departure dates. You may go whenever you wish.
Tour Type: Landscape and Culture
Activity Level: Regular itinerary
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Day 1 Arrival in Da Nang
Day 2 Da Nang – Transfer to Hoi An
Day 3 Hoi An – Cooking class
Day 4 Hoi An – Relaxing day
Day 5 Departure Da nang
Day 1: HANOI OR HO CHI MINH – FLY TO DA NANG
Our vehicle will transfer us to the local airport for the short flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival in Da Nang, we will be met and taken to the hotel in Da Nang. Here, we can relax at the “China beach”.
Day 2: DA NANG – TRANSFER TO HOI AN (B)
This morning, we check out of our hotel and transfer to Hoi An. On the way we will visit Da Nang city with the Cham Museum, which houses the most complete collection of Cham Artifacts anywhere in the world. There is a walking tour with our guide in the afternoon around the ancient town of Hoi An
Day 3: HOI AN – COOKING CLASS (B, L)
Our tour can start at 08:15 or at 13:30. We will meet at the lobby of the hotel from where we can walk to Scout Cafe to have a refreshing drink. We then visit Hoi An’s colorful market and experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this busy place. We will have the opportunity to interact with local sellers while purchasing some of the ingredients which will be used in the upcoming cookery lesson. Afterwards, we will board the Red Bridge boat for a leisurely cruise, of about 25 minutes, along Thu Bon River to the Cookery School. This will give us a chance to view local river life, so make sure our camera is in hand. Upon arrival, we will explore the cookery school’s herb and vegetable garden before learning about some of Hoi An’s as well as Vietnam’s more well-known dishes. The cookery lesson runs for about 2 hours, each dish is first demonstrated by the Red Bridge’s Chef before we prepare the dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving (plate decoration). After the lesson we can then enjoy our culinary creations.
Day 4: HOI AN – RELAXING DAY (B)
Today we are free and at our leisure to either go for shopping or to the beach etc.
Day 5: DA NANG – FLY TO HO CHI MINH CITY OR HANOI (B)
We will transfer to Da Nang airport to take a flight to either Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.
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. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give you as much information as possible about your trip. Our online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!
* Under 2 years old: free of charge
* From 2 – 5 years old: 50%
* From 5 – 12 years old: 75%
* Above 12 years old: Charged as adult
Note: Trip cost is quoted base on American US dollars and for per person.
* English speaking guide (Other languages upon requests)
* Accommodations based on family room (triple room)
* All meals indicated in the itinerary: 4 Breakfasts; 1 Lunch
* A/C transfers & transport by private van
* Entrance fees to the sightseeing indicated
* Flight: Hanoi/Saigon – Da Nang – Hanoi/Saigon
* Domestic airport tax
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 san server you better. If you are a food lover, Smile Tourist can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes.
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.