With its coastal charm and colourful culture, Vietnam is a haven for travellers. Welcoming locals and delicious food make it an exciting destination, ideal for those bringing kids along. Whether you’re looking for river cruising, jungle trekking, village bike tours or cooking classes, family holidays in Vietnam have it all.
Discover Vietnam’s rich history by visiting the Imperial Citadel in Hue and the many museums found throughout the country. Kids will especially love the Vietnamese tradition of water puppets, and boat rides on the Mekong River.
When embarking on a tour with Lightfoot Travel, the trip is tailor-made to your needs and preferences. The entire family can experience Vietnam, ensuring everyone gets to see what they’re interested in.
Relax in one of the overnight cruises on the Mekong Delta
before exploring Ha Long Bay, with front-seat views of a floating market. Or, travel along the coastline, stopping at the many beautiful beaches. Whether you’re interested in historic sightseeing or outdoor adventures, our experts can create the perfect itinerary for you.
Things to do
Kids will adore climbing aboard a traditional fishing junk to explore the waterways of Halong Bay
, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Between kayaking and swimming, they might even spot a red-haired monkey.
Explore the historic Ho Chi Minh City
, the most populous metropolis in Vietnam. It’s a breathtaking blend of foods and markets, where there’s always something to do. Lose yourself in the overwhelming scents of Ben Thanh Market, one of its earliest surviving structures. Then, learn about the Vietnam War by going to the Cu Chi Tunnels and War Remnants Museum.
In Northern Vietnam, take a walking tour of Hanoi
, the country’s capital, where you can indulge in a street food tour. Famed for its centuries-old architecture, it boasts a rich Southeast Asian culture mixed with French influences.
Explore the Old Quarter, with its narrow winding streets, before spending some time at one of the impressive temples. Or, visit the rice fields of Sapa, where you will meet one of the hill tribes.
Places to visit
There are countless places to call at during your tour of Vietnam. Stay in Da Nang
, a coastal city with no shortage of swimming pools and white sandy beaches. Hoi An
is also wonderful for families, thanks to its extremely child-friendly resorts and entertainment.
Stroll through the streets in the preserved old town or explore nearby islands, before shopping for ingredients at the Central Market and learning to cook a Vietnamese feast.
On the other side of the country, situated in the Gulf of Thailand, is Phu Quoc
. This Vietnamese island is full of family-friendly resorts, offering a multitude of activities, similar to the fishing and snorkelling you will find in Nha Trang
Whatever you’re looking for from your holiday, you’ll find it with Lightfoot Travel. Enquire today
to begin the adventure of a lifetime.