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Thailand & Vietnam Family Trip: Your Comprehensive Travel Guide

8 Feb 2024

Thailand & Vietnam Family Trip: Your Comprehensive Travel Guide

Are you seeking a vacation that energizes the kids and rejuvenates you? Vietnam and Thailand are the best family holiday destinations for you and your little ones! We've prepared this family travel guide for an unforgettable summer journey to Southeast Asia.

Family-friendly vacation ideas - Thailand

Chiang Mai - Chai Lai Orchid

What's it like to be woken by an elephant in the morning? At Chai Lai Orchid, experience a unique elephant morning call that lets you interact closely with these majestic creatures right from your room. Surrounded by forests and lush greenery, this Thai-decor homestay is a breath of fresh air. Just remember to pack mosquito repellent for this tree-enclosed retreat.

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Chiang Mai - Elefin Farm & Cafe

This café is a must-visit place in Chiang Mai for the chance to take close-up photos with elephants for free and to feed them with fruit baskets available at the café's entrance. With no mandatory consumption policy, the café is incredibly guest-friendly. The Thai milk tea is a particular highlight, praised for being both delicious and refreshing.

Transportation: It's about a 45-minute drive from the city centre.

Chiang Mai - Nic's Restaurant & Playground

Wondering where to dine with kids in tow? Nic's Restaurant is a fantastic local spot for family gatherings, equipped with a playground that features trampolines, sandpits, swings, and slides. Let the kids play while you relax and savour a meal. The food is of excellent quality, with salads, pasta, and vegetable tower burgers being stand-out choices.

Address: 87 Moo 1, Tambon Nong Khwai, Amphoe Hang Dong, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50230

Chiang Mai - Ginger Farm

The idyllic Ginger Farm is not only picturesque for photos but also ideal for family dining and birthday celebrations. The farm offers simple, relaxing family activities such as rice planting and animal interactions. You can even learn to cook with vegetables you've hand-picked, giving both parents and children a taste of bucolic life's poetry and pure joy.

Location: Situated in the southern suburbs of Chiang Mai's old city, less than seven kilometres from the city centre.

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Family-friendly vacation ideas - Vietnam

Da Nang - Vinpearl Land in Hoi An

Known as Vietnam's Disney, Vinpearl Land is a must-visit for family outings. It encompasses four areas: amusement park, culture street, water park, and wildlife park, all tailored to entertain both adults and children without restrictions.

Address: Vo Chi Cong St, Binh Minh Thang Binh

Da Nang - Ba Na Hills

Ba Na Hills features a blend of hotels, theme parks, and cable cars, offering various stunning views throughout the 5-kilometre, 30-minute journey. The European-themed amusement park is a goldmine for picture-perfect moments, complete with roller coasters, 5D cinemas, and arcades. Don't miss the opportunity to stroll on the famous Golden Bridge for gorgeous views and memorable photos.

Address: TL 602 Hòa Ninh Hòa Vang, Da Nang (about a 50-minute drive from the city centre)

Da Nang - InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort

Ideal for family trips, this sea-view hotel offers stunning vistas from every room, a private beach, complimentary activities, and a playroom for kids. The resort features three luxurious infinity pools where you can lounge with a summer beverage and enjoy the vacation vibe. Choose between a shuttle bus or a funicular to the beach for effortless family fun.

Address: Bai Bac, Son Tra Peninsula (about 20 kilometres from Danang International Airport, roughly a 20-minute drive to My Khe Beach)

Your travel guide is all set, so pack up, take the kids, and make lasting family memories!