Vietnam Family Tour – 16 Days from Hanoi

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Vietnam Shore Excursions offers the best Vietnam Family Tour 16 days for all valued customers to experience the real Vietnam with the most professional services. We have been highly recommended by many customers on TripAdvisor, Cruise Critic and Private Guides. This action-packed 16-day tour around the spectacular sites of Vietnam will leave you and your family overwhelmed with the diversity Vietnam has to offer.

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Private Vietnam Family Tour 16 Days with American Family

We will start our Private Vietnam Family Tour in the capital city of Hanoi. This special city tour includes ancient and atmospheric museums, feel embraced by local culture and enjoy delicious traditional food in local restaurants.

A scenic drive offering views of mountains and green, lush paddy fields will take you to Sapa. Here you can trek through bamboo fields and picture-perfect waterfalls. An overnight homestay in the village of Muong Hoa Valley will let your family feel part of traditional life.

A short drive to Halong Bay will give you the chance to stay aboard a traditional junk; feast on locally sourced fresh food, drink local beer and wine and take in the most photographed bay in Vietnam. Caverns, tranquil waters, secret lagoons and Vietnamese heritage await your family.

Your Vietnam family tour of a lifetime continues with a flight to Hue, the former capital city of Vietnam. The grand Thien Mu Pagoda will give you a great chance to see spectacular and traditional architecture. Hue will offer time at leisure to explore its secrets.

Further up the coast is the charming town of Hoi An. The drive will take you past paddy fields and through mountainous roads. Spend free time exploring this 15th-century city or take part in optional tours.

A short flight will land you in Nha Trang, sandy white beaches and crystal blue sea awaiting your arrival. Your family tour will see you sail on a traditional junk boat, taking time to scuba dive in Dam Bay Lagoon, famous for its incredible beauty. Enjoy lunch aboard the junk before walking around local villages and embracing local life.

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Halong Bay Tour with American Family

The Best Vietnam Family Tour is not complete without a visit to its infamous capital, Ho Chi Minh city. A short flight and your family will be greeted with hustle, bustle, and vibrancy. Pagoda’s museums and perfectly manicured parks make this city a great place to explore.

Your tour takes you to Can Tho floating market. Buy beautiful locally crafted gifts, visit a rice husking meal and learn how rice noodles are traditionally made.

The Vietnam family tour of a lifetime promises to show you the real Vietnam with friendly people, awe-inspiring views and ancient buildings like nowhere else on earth. From waterfalls, forests, cities, rice paddies to mountains you and your family will leave with a piece of Vietnam in your hearts.

Please check out the recommended Vietnam Family Tour Package 16 Days. If you do not find any suitable itinerary, please contact our Vietnam travel experts. We will help you tailor a unique Vietnam Tour Package that is exclusively for you and your family.

Vietnam Family Tour 16 Days Information

Destinations: Hanoi – Sapa – Halong Bay – Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An – Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta

Highlights: Hanoi city tour, Sapa trekking tour, overnight cruise in Halong bay, Hue Royal Citadel, Hoi An Ancient Town, Nha Trang Beach, Cu Chi tunnels, floating markets in Mekong Delta

Meeting Location: Noi Bai International Airport – Hanoi, Vietnam
End Location: Tan Son Nhat International Airport – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
 16 days
Transportation: Private transport with well air-conditioned and seat belts
Tour Type: Vietnam Family Tour
Activity Level: Moderate
Medical Concerns: Please let us know if you have any of allergy to your food

Family Tours Vietnam Itinerary

Please note that this proposed Vietnam Family Tour 16 days is subject to availability. We only proceed with all reservations upon receiving your written confirmation. We recommend your confirmation as early as possible.

Day 1: Hanoi Arrival

Pick you up from the Noi Bai International Airport and start your Vietnam Family Tour Package 16 days with Vietnam Shore Excursions. Transfer to the hotel in Hanoi. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2: Ha Noi City Tour – Sapa (B, L)

Pick you up from your hotel and start another day of the Vietnam Family Tour. Firstly, we will visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and the One Pillar Pagoda. Continue to the Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university. Lunch at a local restaurant. Visit Hoan Kiem lake, Ngoc Son temple, Tran Quoc pagoda and Quan Thanh temple. Take a trishaw riding around the old quarter streets from Hang Dau to Hang Gai.

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Temple of Literature in Hanoi, Vietnam

Dinner on a guest’s account. Then pick up at a hotel in Hanoi and transfer to Hanoi railway station for boarding the Express Train to Lao Cai. Overnight in an air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin. (4 pax/cabin or 2 pax/cabin on request). End the 2nd day of the Vietnam Family Tour 16 Days.

Day 3: Sapa – Fansipan Mountain – Cat Cat Village – Ha Noi (B, L)

Pick you up from Lao Cai train station in the early morning and transfer to the hotel for breakfast and shower. Then start a new day of the Vietnam family tour. You will discover Fansipan Mountain, the highest peak of Indochina mountains. It normally takes people one or two days to reach the peak of Fansipan mountain on foot. However, you will take the three-rope cable car system which carries you from the bottom to the highest point of the mountain in 15-20 minutes. From there, you can enjoy the scenery and magnificent views of the Sapa area and beautiful landscape of Lai Chau province.

Next, you will be transferred back to Sapa to have lunch at the restaurant. In the afternoon, you will visit Cat Cat Village with beautiful landscapes and more experiences of tribe people here with black H’mong people family and discover their real life. You can have a chance to enjoy more understanding of their cultures. Back to your hotel. Free to relax at a hotel or walk around the town for more exploration.

You can visit a stone church which is located in the heart of Sapa town built by the French from the early 20th century or enjoy the beautiful scenery of the mountain and the valleys surrounding. Have dinner at a local restaurant. End the 3rd day of the Vietnam Family Tour 16 days. Overnight at Sapa.

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Cat Cat Village in Sapa, Vietnam

Day 4: Sapa – Lao Chai – Ta Van – Hanoi (B, L)

Pick you up at your hotel in Sapa and transfer to visit Lao Chai, a Black H’mong ethnic minority village. We will have light trekking from Lai Chai to Ta Van village of the Giay ethnic minority hill tribe. Our tour guide will tell you many stories about these places with special cultural identities. Have lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, we will continue to walk on a hilly trail through a bamboo forest to Giang Ta Chai, a Red Dao ethnic minority village. Then we transfer to Lao Cai train station for boarding the Express train to Ha Noi. End the 4th day of the Vietnam Family Tour. Overnight on the train.

Day 5: Hanoi – Halong Bay (B, L, D)

Pick you up at Hanoi Railway Station and transfer to your hotel to have a shower and breakfast. Then you will be transferred to visit Halong Bay through paddy fields in the Red River Delta. We will stopover on the way for a refreshment break. Board the Junk and enjoy a welcome drink on arrival, check in to your cabin. Enjoy a sea seafood lunch served on board. Cruise on the Bay and enjoy beautiful views of this world natural heritage site with limestone cliffs growing up from the green tranquil water. See Dinh Huong Island, Ga Choi Island, Dog Island and Sail Island.

Visit the Vung Vieng fishing village by local rowing boat or Kayak into the village then return to the vessel for your leisure or join one of the following optional activities: Sunbathing, traditional massage, swimming etc. Have dinner and relax in the quiet and calm of the Bay. End the 6th day of the Vietnam Family Tour Package 16 Days. Overnight on board.

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Halong Bay, Vietnam

Day 6: Halong Bay – Hanoi – Hue (B, L)

In the morning, you will take part in Tai Chi class on the sundeck. Then you will have time to enjoy coffee, tea and pastries… for breakfast with a morning view of the bay’s landscape. Transfer by tender to Sung Sot Cave. Return to the boat by tender. 9:00 – 11:30: Check out and have a set menu brunch while cruising back to the Tuan Chau Wharf.

Relax on the sundeck or in the dining room enjoying the bay scenery as you approach the wharf. 11:30am: Transfer by tender to Tuan Chau Wharf. Say goodbye to the crew. Back to Ha Noi. Transfer to Noi Bai airport to board a flight to Hue. Pick up and transfer to the hotel. Dinner on a guest’s account. End the 6th day of the Vietnam Family Tour 16 Days. Overnight at a hotel in Hue.

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Surprise Cave in Halong Bay, Vietnam

Day 7: Hue City Tour (B, L)

After breakfast at the hotel, enjoy a morning boat trip on the Perfume River. Visit the Royal tomb of Emperor Tu Duc, Thien Mu pagoda and the mausoleum of Emperor Khai Dinh, set in gardens and lakes. In the afternoon, visit Dong Ba market and the Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945, and the ruins of the Purple Forbidden City. End the 7th day of the Vietnam Family Tour Package 16 Days. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Hue.

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Hue Imperial City, Vietnam

Day 8: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An (B, L)

Breakfast at the hotel before departing for Hoi An. This journey is another highlight of the Vietnam Family Tour. Stop for sightseeing at Hai Van pass, Lang Co beach and Marble Mountain. Have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, roam around town and visit the Japanese Covered Bridge, a Pottery MuseumOld House of Tan Ky, the Cantonese congregation, silk street of Hoi An and Danang-style temples and pagodas. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Hoi An.

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Hoi An Ancient Town, Vietnam

Day 9: Hoi An – My Son Sanctuary – Hoi An (B, L)

After breakfast at the hotel, depart for My Son Sanctuary to visit the Cham Holy land (World Heritage listed). Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people. Return to Hoi An. Have lunch at a local restaurant, free time in the afternoon. Dinner on a guest’s account. End the 9th day of the Vietnam Family Tour Package 16 days. Overnight in Hoi An.

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My Son Sanctuary, Quang Nam Vietnam

Day 10: Hoi An – Da Nang – Nha Trang (B, L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Starting the new day of the Vietnam Family Tour 16 days. Free for shopping in Hoi An. Depart for Da Nang to visit the Cham Museum, home to Vietnam’s largest collection of Cham treasures. Lunch at a local restaurant before transferring to Da Nang airport for a boarding flight to Nha Trang. Pick up at Cam Ranh airport and transfer to the hotel. At leisure in the afternoon. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Nha Trang.

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Cham Sculpture Museum in Da Nang, Vietnam

Day 11: Nha Trang and Its offshore Islands (B, L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Taking the morning boat trip to visit the offshore islands including Hon Mun, Hon Mot Island. Visit the Tri Nguyen Aquarium. Lunch on Hon Tam Island. Free time for swimming. Returning to Nha Trang city. End another day of the Vietnam Family tour package 16 days. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Nha Trang.

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Tri Nguyen Aquarium in Nha Trang, Vietnam

Day 12: Nha Trang – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Cam Ranh airport for a boarding flight to Ho Chi Minh. On arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport, pick up and take a sightseeing tour to Reunification Palace, which was the former residence of the until the end of April 1975. Visit some fantastic French colonial structures including the Notre Dame cathedral and the Old Central Post Office. After lunch at a local restaurant visit the Emperor Jade Pagoda and the War Remnants Museum. End another day of the Vietnam Family Tour 16 Days. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Reunification Hall in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City – Tay Ninh – Cu Chi – Ho Chi Minh (B, L)

After breakfast at your hotel, head west to Cao Dai Headquarters. On arrival, attend the fantastic mid-day temple service where followers fill the hall wearing colorful robes, a symbol of the curious combination of Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism. Lunch at the local restaurant. On the way back, visit Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground network of tunnels constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence. The tunnels contained hospitals, accommodation, etc. and were used as a military base for the Vietcong during the American war. Return to Ho Chi Minh City. End the 13th day of the Vietnam family tour package 16 days. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

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The Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh, Vietnam

Day 14: Ho Chi Minh – Ben Tre – Can Tho (B, L)

Breakfast at the hotel and depart for My Tho for another day of the Vietnam Family tour package 16 days. After visiting the Vinh Trang pagoda, boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands. Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around the country lane and see orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, and folk song music which is performed by the local people.

Riding the rowing boat through Thoi Son canal and treating yourself to the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop. Have lunch at a local restaurant before returning to My Tho by motor boat. Proceed to Can Tho. Dinner on a guest’s account. End the 14th day of the vietnam family tour 16 days. Overnight at a hotel in Can Tho.

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Boat Ride Experience in Mekong Delta, Vietnam

Day 15: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City (B, L)

After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market which is at its busiest at this time of day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang. Have lunch at a local restaurant before returning to Ho Chi Minh City. End the 15th day of the Vietnam Family tour package 16 days. Dinner on a guest’s account. Overnight at a hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho, Vietnam

Day 16: Ho Chi Minh Departure (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Free time until transfer to Tan Son Nhat airport for departure. End of services. Finish Vietnam Family Tour Package 16 Days.


  • Economy flight tickets: Nha Trang – Da Nang; Hue – Hanoi
  • Private transportation as program
  • Hotel accommodation (Check-in time: 14h00, Check-out time: 12h00)
  • English speaking guides
  • All entrance fees & boat trips to indicated sights
  • Meals as mentioned (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
  • Visa approval letter to Vietnam (Except for $25 usd per person as stamping fee at the airport)


  • International flights.
  • Vietnamese entry visa fee: US$25
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Early check-in & late check-out
  • Tips for guides and drivers

Why Book Our Vietnam Tour Family for 16 Days?

Leading Tour Operator: Highly recommended by many customers on TripAdvisor, Viator, Cruise Critic, Private Guides and other prestige channels.
Quality: Experienced, reliable local guides
Convenient: Hotel pick-up with high quality transportations
Personalized: Fully customizable tour itineraries, at your own pace
Service: 24/7 Customer Support
Food we serve: All kinds of food are selected carefully and safely.

How to Book a Family Tour in Vietnam for 16 Days?

It is very easy to book a Vietnam Family Tour 16 Days with us. Simply send us an inquiry. Then you will reply as soon as possible with the full itinerary and the price of the tour.

Please do not hesitate to contact us:
Vietnam Shore Excursions
Online Support: David Nguyen
Hotline: +84913138096 (WhatsApp)

Terms & Conditions

We ask for a 60 % deposit on your receipt of our PayPal invoice for the Vietnam Family Tour 16 Days. The rest of the balance you will pay at the end of your tour in cash – $USD or local currency VND at the exchange rate prevailing on the day or pay online in advance by (PayPal/ Credit, Debit Card). Your booking will be instantly confirmed with ticket booking.

Please note: We will charge an extra 3% for bank services if you pay your deposit or the total of payment via PayPal, Credit cards, Debit Card.

Deposit Cancellation Terms:

If customers cancel some or all portions of the booking regardless of the reasons, the customers agree to pay cancellation fees as follows:

  • If you cancel the trip 40 days before the arrival, VSE will refund your deposit.
  • If you cancel the trip 39-30 days before the arrival, you will lose 10% of the full payment.
  • If you cancel the trip 29-15 days before the arrival, you will lose 30% of the full payment.
  • If you cancel the trip 14-7 days before the arrival, you will lose 50% of the full payment.
  • If you cancel the trip 6-2 days before the arrival, you will lose 75% of the full payment.
  • If you cancel less than 2 days, you will lose 100% of the full payment.

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