Curious as to the Vietnam travel cost for your family? You’ve come to the right place! We spent 2 weeks in Vietnam as a family of 5, and below we’ll break down where we traveled and how much we spent, plus a summary of our overall travel expenses.


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2 Week Vietnam Family Itinerary + Travel Cost

Hoi An family itinerary

Days 1 – 8: Hoi An Family Adventure

Day 1: Arrive in Hoi An, check-in to your chosen accommodation.

  • We highly recommend staying at least 2-3 nights at the New World Hoiana.
  • The resort is right along the beach with some of the nicest amenities anywhere.
  • There’s free luxury bus transportation to and from the airport and city center included.

Day 2: Explore the New World Hoiana properties for the day.

  • The property is quite large, with 2 different hotels and a building of private residences.
  • I recommend taking a tour of the spa and the VIP tower. of the New World Hoiana Beach Resort.

Day 3: Spend most of the day at the main pool.

  • The main pool has lots of activities and includes stand up paddle boards for practicing.
  • The pool bar, The Cove, has some amazing food and great happy hour specials.

Day 4: Spend a day at the beach in front of the main resort.

  • The beach is pristine and very secluded, as they own many acres around the resorts.
  • There are surf boards, paddle boards, and other activities that are included in your stay.
  • On clear days you have a great view of Phu Quoc Island offshore.

Day 5: Check out the Kids Club and the Spa.

  • The kids will enjoy scheduled activities at the Kids Club like clay pottery and other crafts.
  • While the parents can take advantage of the full service spa including sauna, steam room, cold and hot tubs, private showers, and massage therapy.
  • Spend the last night at one of their world-class restaurants and see the lights.

Day 6: Check out and take the free shuttle into Hoi An and check into your new accommodation.

  • We chose to stay between Hoi An Ancient Town and An Bang Beach to get exposure to both.
  • Our accommodation was a homestay, where we had 2 rooms to ourselves with private bathrooms.
  • While the cost was very low for the stay, we may choose a private villa next time around.

Day 7: Explore the Ancient Town and the River.

  • Our family explored the Ancient Town street vendors and had dinner at The Noodle House.
  • Took a ride in the long boats along the river to partake in the lantern festival.

Day 8: Spend the day at An Bang Beach and get chairs for the day.

  • Rent chairs along the beach in An Bang and enjoy snacks and tropical drinks from the waitstaff.
  • Play in the ocean and then take a ride in a coconut boat in the ocean or river.

Family Travel Cost of our Trip to Hoi An

One way Flights from Bangkok to Hoi An: $178 (5 people via AirAsia)

Ground Transportation: $20 Total

  • Free Hotel Transfer from Airport + to Hoi An City Center

Accommodations: $558

Food: $68/ Day

  • $548 Total, 5 people
  • 8 days – Lunch + Dinner + Snacks

Hoi An Total Family Cost: $1,304

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Days 9 – 13: Da Nang Family Itinerary

Day 9: Check out of homestay, head to breakfast, then get a taxi to Da Nang.

  • The drive is only about an hour and a half with moderate traffic along the coast.
  • There’s lots of new resorts being built along the way and you can see the ocean most of the drive.
  • Check into your new accommodation and get out to the beach and explore!

Day 10: Get out and walk around the city and along the beach boardwalk.

  • There are so many great restaurants, breweries, and fun places for the family to enjoy.
  • We spent time at the Maia Beach Club to take a rest and have some lunch.
  • Be sure to walk or take a taxi to see the Dragon Bridge show at night.

Day 11: Spend a day on the water and try surfing, swimming, or parasailing.

  • So many things going on daily at all of the area beaches along the boardwalk.
  • Stop and get food or a drink, watch a show in the sand, or just relax in the sun.
  • Our favorite beach had to be My Khe Beach, with lots of activities.

Day 12: Book a trip to Ba Na Hill for the day and have a blast. Home of the “Golden Bridge”.

  • Ba Na Hill is only about an hour and a half from the Da Nang beach area.
  • The theme park is like no other that we’ve been and we had an amazing day.
  • The cable car that takes you to the park at Ba Na Hill takes over 20 minutes and is stunning.

Day 13: Take one last stroll for some breakfast and head to the airport after checkout.

Cost of our Family Trip to Da Nang

Ground Transportation: $54 Total

  • $13 Private Transfer from Hoi An to Da Nang (1 1/2 hours)
  • $30 Roundtrip Transfer to Ba Na Hills from Hotel

Accommodations: $160 Nhat Minh Hotel (4 nights)

Food: $62/ Day

  • $310 Total, 5 people
  • 5 days, Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner + Snacks

Da Nang Total Family Travel Cost: $400

Overall Family Travel Cost for 2 Weeks in Vietnam

A trip to Vietnam with your family is a perfect way to bond and create unforgettable memories. There really is so much to see and do for families in Vietnam within a reasonable budget.

Vietnam Travel Cost for a family of 5:

Flights: $178

Transportation: $74

Accommodations: $718

Food: $858

Total for 3 Weeks: $1,828

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