5 ideas for a great family trip in VietnamUnder Blog, Eat, play, watch
Vietnam is a great tourist destination which is blessed with a ravishing coastline, emerald-green mountains, breathtaking national parks, dynamic cities, outstanding cultural interest and one the world’s best cuisines that is suitable for any type of traveling purposes, whether it is a family trip, a romantic honeymoon for two, a trekking tour, eco tour or cultural tour. In this article, we’ll focus on family trips to introduce five cities that are especially suitable for a family trip.
Halong Bay is no doubt the most famous tourist destination in Vietnam after receiving the title new seven natural wonder of the world. Halong is purely beautiful with more than 3,000 islets settled in spectacular formation rising on the emerald water-surface of the Gulf of Tonkin.
Cruising with all members of your family in a small yacht to explore the breathtaking beauty of Halong Bay from every angle, passing by spectacular islets or stopping at primitives cave at ease would be an unforgettable experience. Moreover, you will have private ambiance to enjoy hilarious on-boat activities on your own, which could be a plus point.
Halong is not only famous for the bay, the city is also suitable for family holidays with numerous restaurants of finest quality and freshest sea-foods; high-star hotels and resorts, entertaining theme park, colorful markets and the renowned artificial Bai Chay beach – one of the most favorite beaches in the North of Vietnam.
The capital city of Vietnam is never out of the list of must-see destinations in Vietnam which possesses the densest number of attractions in the country.
Outstanding cuisine at either street vendors or upmarket restaurant in luxury hotels, big shopping malls where you may encounter any brand-name products, a huge number of hilarious entertainment activities, countless historical and cultural sites or simply a cyclo tour around the peaceful city watching daily life of the local people, all you can find in the capital city of Vietnam.
Hanoi is also located near several hot spots for day trips that you and your family could be awaited for like Bat Trang Pottery Village where you may make pottery products on your own; Paintball Centre on Thang Long Road and Soc Son Town may ignite the spirit of the youth for all members in your family or Van Phuc Silk Village wherein you may find high quality silk products to bring back home as souvenir.
Coming to Hue would receive the highest level of enjoyment. The city is not so busting and exciting like Hanoi, or so beautifully stunning with many natural wonders like Halong Bay but it can amaze any families thanks to the cultural and historical value it offers.
Sailing on Dragon Boat along the poetic stream of Huong River while tasting the finest royal dishes nowhere can be found in the world give you a feeling of being a royal family of Nguyen Dynasty. Additionally, on-boat performance of traditional songs by the most talented artists of Hue may create a lively night on Huong River. The city would become much more fanciful at night, especially when watching from the river.
At Hue city, street-foods are indispensible for a perfect trip. Your family may encounter street vendors on the road side while walking around the city, looking for some souvenirs to bring back home or while having a cyclo trip around the city.
4. Danang – Hoi An
In the recent years, Danang has been standing out as the number one entertainment city in the central area of Vietnam which is a combination of the buzz of a big city with beautiful beaches and great restaurants and Hoi An, the highlight of any trips to Vietnam thanks to the antique features of its old streets and cultural value of tourism activities. The two destinations are only 25km far from each other.
Danang city is suitable for a whole family enjoying a holiday together. Each member in your family also can figure out one’s most favorite places where the hilarious water-sports; best resorts in Vietnam, lush green golf courses, high-class restaurants and eventful entertainment center and night bars and clubs may light up your day.
Hoi An, on the contrary, brings to visitors the peace with antique architectures and cultural activities. On every full moon, “Hoi An Legendary Night” is held within its Old Town with lightened-up silk lanterns and many exciting games and dances on the street. Besides, in Hoi An, there are many delicious traditional foods to enjoy here such as Cao Lau, White Rose, Hoanh Thanh, etc. Let’s visit Hoi An for just one time, you will have an incredible feeling.
5. Ho Chi Minh City
The Southern metropolis of Vietnam always welcomes the biggest number of visitors to Vietnam. The city somewhat overwhelms Hanoi and Danang in terms of entertainment activities offered where you and your family may enjoy the finest service quality in luxury hotels; tasting the most delicious foods at international restaurants rather than only Vietnamese ones; visiting historical sites and museums which possess priceless cultural value or having overexciting moments in hilarious theme parks of Dam Sen and Suoi Tien; and feeling the beat every night at various bars and clubs of world-class level.