Vietnam Experience

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  • Adventure 3 out of 5
  • Relaxation 1 out of 5
  • Culture 4 out of 5
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Trip Highlights

 

  • See Halong Bay in all its shimmering glory & party on a Monkey Island
  • Explore incredible cities like Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh
  • Volunteer and help out on a local community project
  • Lap up the awesome Vietnamese food
  • Visit the famous Cu Chi Tunnels

Trip Summary

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Well, well, well – have we got an adventure in store for you! Vietnam is one of our absolute favourites, and on our brand new Vietnam Experience you’ll get to travel from the north to the south of this beyond brilliant country.

 

On this trip around Vietnam you'll get to grips with the backpacking ropes by exploring all of the very best Vietnamy bits. Hanoi, Halong Bay and Ho Chi Minh are all on the agenda (yes Halong Bay is real, repeat - this is not a drill!) and you'll even get the time to volunteer, and then kick back on the beaches. Variety is the spice of Vietnam's life, big time.

 

Want to know more about the trip? Check out past customer David and his vlogs around Vietnam.

 

We couldn't be more in love with the place and we cannot wait to show you the Pho-pes

 

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What will I be doing?

  • Welcome to Vietnam (Days 1 - 2)

  • Island Life (Days 3 - 5)

  • Give Back to Local Communities (Days 6 - 10)

  • Waterfalls, Elephant Springs and Crab Fishing (Days 11 - 13)

  • Beach Life (Days 14 - 21)

Welcome to Vietnam: Days 1 - 2

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Destination info

After Nationalist insurgents forced the French out, Vietnam was split in two, to become North and South Vietnam. This arrangement did not last long, as one side struggled against the other leading to the outbreak of the Vietnam War with the USA.

 

The war was disastrous for the whole area, as the Americans also heavily bombed neighbouring Laos and Cambodia. After the USA withdrew, Vietnam was reunified as a one party state under communist rule. These days it’s a peaceful and fast developing South East Asian country, full of hope for the future.


Despite its troubled past, Vietnam is a stunning country and has its share of beautiful and tranquil coastline. A French colonial possession from the mid-1800s until shortly after the end of WWII, it is not surprising that lots of the architecture has a French look, especially in the big cities. 

  • Location: Hanoi

Please note: Due to TET Festival, the 6th February Vietnam Experience will follow an alternative itinerary.

To view the itinerary for the 6th February Vietnam Experience, please CLICK HERE.

 

Day 1: Arrive in Hanoi
Hey traveller, guess what.... YOU’RE IN VIETNAM! We can’t wait to take you on this incredible adventure. You'll be met you at the airport on arrival, and before you know it you’ll be checking in to your first guesthouse. Once in your room and unpacked, you'll have the chance to say ‘Xin Chao’ to our in-country coordinator. (They are simply wicked, you’ll love them!)

 

Depending on your arrival time, You’ll have a chance to explore locally, or if you’re feeling a bit snoozy – rest up before getting to sample some traditional Vietnamese food in the evening. WELL keen.

 

Day 2: Orientation and Hanoi City Tour
After you’ve filled up on breakfast, we’ll go over everything the trip has to offer during our exclusive tour orientation, playfully nicknamed the 'Vietnam Survival Guide!' We’ll go over the customs, culture and traditions of Vietnam, and even teach you a few Vietnamese words. This will be a perfect time to ask the in-country team any last minute questions that you may have, so store them up for this point, don't be shy. 

 

Once we’re up to speed with all things Vietnam, we’ll head off on a 3 hour walking tour to visit the Old and French Quarter's. You’ll get a proper taste of what life in Vietnam is like and we’ll show you some of the best sites that Hanoi has to offer. You’ll have plenty of opportunity to try many of the local dishes (be prepared, the food in Vietnam is magnificent – make sure you try the pho!), take some snaps and if you're lucky, your tour guide may even take you to a secret little rooftop coffee shop that overlooks the Red Lake. Done!

 

Late afternoon, we’ll head back to the guesthouse to get our party pants on, then swoop up to the rooftop bar for a couple of beers and a BBQ. This is the perfect place to get to know everybody in the group, relax and chill before we head to the local Pub Street for a drink and a dance!

Island Life : Days 3 - 5

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Destination info

After Nationalist insurgents forced the French out, Vietnam was split in two, to become North and South Vietnam. This arrangement did not last long, as one side struggled against the other leading to the outbreak of the Vietnam War with the USA.

 

The war was disastrous for the whole area, as the Americans also heavily bombed neighbouring Laos and Cambodia. After the USA withdrew, Vietnam was reunified as a one party state under communist rule. These days it’s a peaceful and fast developing South East Asian country, full of hope for the future.


Despite its troubled past, Vietnam is a stunning country and has its share of beautiful and tranquil coastline. A French colonial possession from the mid-1800s until shortly after the end of WWII, it is not surprising that lots of the architecture has a French look, especially in the big cities. 

  • Location: Halong Bay, Castaway Island, Hanoi

Day 3: Sleep on Monkey Island
Today’s a super exciting day, so get ready guys! After breakfast you’ll be picked up from the hotel and transferred by coach for approximately 2.5 hours to a local boat pier. From here we'll take a speedboat in to the Jurassic-world-like arena of Halong Bay. We'll meet up with our boat in the bay and once boarded you can relax, kick your shoes off, let your hair down and swim, sunbathe, and more.

 

Tonight you’ll be staying on Monkey Island – a private, gorgeous island located in Halong Bay, so enjoy the laid-back island life during the day and a few cocktails and a spot of karaoke in the evening.

 

Day 4: Transfer back to Hanoi
After an unforgettable night on Monkey Island, it’s time to head back to the city. The boat will return to Halong Bay at around 2pm and you’ll be transferred back your guesthouse in Hanoi.

 

There aren’t any plans for this evening, so feel free to go and enjoy to local nightlife or spend the evening catching up on sleep!

 

Day 5: Transfer to Hue
After what will be an epic two days exploring and partying in Halong Bay, today you have a free day to chill-ax, so whether you want to kick back and relax, shop, explore more of Hanoi or just chill out with the group, it’s completely up to you.

 

At 4:30pm we’ll head over to the coach station, where we’ll catch our superbly comfortable bus and head off to Hue. The transfer from Hanoi to Hue will take approximately 12 hours, so make sure you take a book, iPod (make sure the batteries are charged!) and anything else that will keep you entertained.

Give Back to Local Communities : Days 6 - 10

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Destination info

After Nationalist insurgents forced the French out, Vietnam was split in two, to become North and South Vietnam. This arrangement did not last long, as one side struggled against the other leading to the outbreak of the Vietnam War with the USA.

 

The war was disastrous for the whole area, as the Americans also heavily bombed neighbouring Laos and Cambodia. After the USA withdrew, Vietnam was reunified as a one party state under communist rule. These days it’s a peaceful and fast developing South East Asian country, full of hope for the future.


Despite its troubled past, Vietnam is a stunning country and has its share of beautiful and tranquil coastline. A French colonial possession from the mid-1800s until shortly after the end of WWII, it is not surprising that lots of the architecture has a French look, especially in the big cities. 

  • Location: Hue

Day 6: Arrive in Hue
We'll get into Hue around 7am, so you’ll have a hearty breakfast before checking into your rooms and having a meeting to run through the next few days.  

You’ll learn about the local area, as you’re taken on a walking tour of the city and local markets. Hue has a very slow, laid back way of life, which you’ll see is a complete contrast from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi. The tour will be led by a local tour guide, so you'll learn heaps about why this city is incredible and was of the key strongpoints during the Vietnam War.

 

After the tour we’ll grab some lunch and then head along Perfume River by boat for a tour of two of the city’s most famous temples.

 

Day 7-10: Give back to local communities

We'll spend 4 days, volunteering at one of the NGO’s many local projects. There are a load of different activities that you could be involved with, depending on the current needs of the communities. The projects cover a wide range of support from classroom assistance, improving school environments through construction and development projects, such as making educational gardens. We’ll also help out in the NGO’s kitchen and with any general support that they require.

 

Each morning your group will be collected from the hotel and transferred to the project. Our project coordinators and guides will be with you at all times, so if you need any help with translating or you have questions about the projects, then just ask.

 

Day 10 will be your last day volunteering at the project, so we’ll celebrate your hard work with a night out! 

Waterfalls, Elephant Springs and Crab Fishing: Days 11 - 13

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Destination info

After Nationalist insurgents forced the French out, Vietnam was split in two, to become North and South Vietnam. This arrangement did not last long, as one side struggled against the other leading to the outbreak of the Vietnam War with the USA.

 

The war was disastrous for the whole area, as the Americans also heavily bombed neighbouring Laos and Cambodia. After the USA withdrew, Vietnam was reunified as a one party state under communist rule. These days it’s a peaceful and fast developing South East Asian country, full of hope for the future.


Despite its troubled past, Vietnam is a stunning country and has its share of beautiful and tranquil coastline. A French colonial possession from the mid-1800s until shortly after the end of WWII, it is not surprising that lots of the architecture has a French look, especially in the big cities. 

  • Location: Hoi An, Mui Ne

Day 11: Transfer to Hoi An, Waterfalls and Elephant Springs

We’ll depart Hue around 8am, jump in a minibus and head to Elephant Springs for some swimming before heading down to Lan Co Lagoon. After that we'll travel over Hai Van Pass, where you’ll get the chance to stop off to take in the ridiculously good views on the way! We'll then travel further South, past Da Nang to the incredible Marble Mountain.

 

We will arrive into Hoi An around 5pm… just in time for Happy Hour! This evening will be free time for you to rest up or explore the local area.

 

Day 12: Bike Tour and Crab Fishing

This morning, we’ll put on our helmets and embark on a pretty epic bike ride through the quaint streets of Hoi An, out into the countryside where you’ll pass through traditional rice fields. There will be a chance to stop along to way to try some locally made sugar palm juice.

 

After 90 minutes of cycling, you’ll climb aboard a basket boat where you’ll get to have a go at crab fishing out on the open water.

 

We’ll then enjoy some local food, before heading back to the hostel for around 3pm.

 

Day 13: Transfer to Mui Ne

Today will be free for you to catch up on some last minute shopping, use the hotel swimming pool or just relax before getting the night bus to Mui Ne, which leaves at 6pm.


The bus to Mui Ne takes approximately19 hours, but believe us when we tell you that the destination is well worth every minute! Each 'seat' is in fact a lie-flat bed, so you’ll be able to catch up on some well-earned sleep!

Beach Life: Days 14 - 21

Destination info

After Nationalist insurgents forced the French out, Vietnam was split in two, to become North and South Vietnam. This arrangement did not last long, as one side struggled against the other leading to the outbreak of the Vietnam War with the USA.

 

The war was disastrous for the whole area, as the Americans also heavily bombed neighbouring Laos and Cambodia. After the USA withdrew, Vietnam was reunified as a one party state under communist rule. These days it’s a peaceful and fast developing South East Asian country, full of hope for the future.


Despite its troubled past, Vietnam is a stunning country and has its share of beautiful and tranquil coastline. A French colonial possession from the mid-1800s until shortly after the end of WWII, it is not surprising that lots of the architecture has a French look, especially in the big cities. 

  • Location: Mui Ne, Ho Chi Minh City

Day 14 - 17: Beach Time!
The bus will drop you off near the beach resort and you’ll be split into groups of 2, 3 or 4. We'll show you around the resort and introduce you to your new homes! These are tents that are free to pitch wherever you like - don't panic, the tents are already built, you simply choose where they go! That's right, you'll be sleeping in tents, in a resort and can even choose to have your tent pitched under the shade, on the beach!

 

The resort supplies everything from mattresses, blankets, pillows to a safety box for all of your valuables.

 

The next four days are free for you to relax, swim or get involved with beach games. The resort can arrange a number of different activities from sand dune tours, to bar crawls, to fishing, plus a load more!


Day 18: Ho Chi Minh City

After four beyond brilliant days of having a massive laugh on the beach, it’s time to move onto your next destination, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). You’ll be picked up around 8:00am and will have a 6 hour transfer to your next hostel, located in the heart of the buzzing Saigon backpacker area.

 

Day 19: Saigon Tour
This morning, you’ll be taken on a walking tour through the heart of Saigon (also known as Ho Chi Minh City). There will be plenty to see along the way, and you’re guide will be there with you to give you all of the information that you need.


In the afternoon, you’ll have the option to visit the War Museum (at an additional cost) or relax and explore the local area.

 

Day 20: Cu Chi Tunnels
Today you’ll get to see Vietnam’s famous Cu Chi Tunnels. Used by Viet Cong soldiers as hiding spots during the war, as well as being used as supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for a number of fighters, the tunnels are definitely a 'must see' on any trip to Vietnam!

 

After you’ve learnt about the history of the tunnels and taken in the sights, it'll be time to head back to the hostel to get ready to hit Pub Street for one last group meal. This is our last night, so expect it to be a massive one! Wa-hay!


Day 21: Time to say Goodbye
Sadly, today will be your last day so it’s time to say your goodbyes (boo!). Your guides will be there to help you arrange your onwards travel plans, give you a massive hi-5 and to arrange your last-morning-group-photos. 

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What's included?

  • Arrival Airport Transfer
  • All In-Country Transfers
  • Breakfast each morning, 8 Lunches and 3 Dinners
  • Local In-Country Team & 24 Hour Support
  • Welcome BBQ at rooftop bar
  • Overnight boat trip/island stay in Halong Bay
  • Guided walking tour of stunning Hanoi & Tour of the crazy capital of Ho Chi Minh City
  • 5 days volunteering with communities in Hue
  • Beach-side camping on the stunning beaches of Mui Ne
  • Bamboo boat trip through indigenous communities
  • Visit the surreal tunnels at Cu Chi

What's not included?

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Return Airport Transfer
  • Meals that are not stated in the itinerary
  • Spending Money

Additional Information & FAQs

Minimum age

Minimum age 18 

 

Minimum numbers required on this trip

This trip does have minimum numbers. Please speak to a member of team for more information. 

 

Accommodation

During your time in Hanoi, you’ll be staying in an excellent hostel located in the stunning old town, just a few minutes’ walk from everything that a tourist in Vietnam needs. You’ll be staying in 4, 6 or 8 bed dorms and the hostel has free Wi-Fi and breakfast is included.

 

You'll sleep on Monkey Island located in Halong Bay, in beach bungalows that are twin or triple share with other members of your group.

 

Whilst volunteering in Hue, you will be staying in a centrally located hotel in either a twin or triple room. Breakfast is included.
 

For the rest of your time in Hue, you’ll be staying in one of Vietnam’s leading backpacker hostels in a great location in the heart of the main backpacking area. You’ll be staying in 4, 6, 8 or 12 bedded dorm rooms and breakfast is included.

 

In Hoi An you’ll stay in a centrally located hotel in twin, triple or quads rooms. Breakfast is included and the hotel has a swimming pool! - Oh yeah!

 

In Mui Ne you will be staying tents in a very friendly, laid-back but loadsa fun, beach resort. You’ll be able to pitch your 2, 3 or 4 person tent wherever you like, even on the beach under the shade of a palm tree! Breakfast is included.


If camping isn’t for you, you can choose to swap to one of the bungalows after your first night, for a small fee paid directly to the resort. 

 

The hotel that you'll be staying at in Saigon is in the heart of the backpacker region. The dorms are modern, clean and comfortable and  have free WiFi. 

 

Meals

Breakfast will be included everyday throughout your tour. 8 Lunches and 3 Dinners are also included. 

 

What is an ‘Experience’?

Our experiences are a guided group tour that’ll show you the best of what a country has to offer. You will have some free time, but a member of our awesome in-country team will be available 24/7 and they’ll take you on a journey of a lifetime – we’ll take in a mix of iconic locations and ‘off the radar’ secret spots so you get an all-round experience.  All of our experiences include super cool cultural experiences (cookery lesson anyone?) and some include volunteer work so you can give back to a local community.

 

Advice & Safety

Throughout you’re your tour the group will have the support and guidance of at least one of our dedicated local guides and coordinators. You will be provided with competent assistance and help with any questions or advice you may need during your stay. In addition, there will be regular meetings throughout the tour to discuss any issues that may have arisen to allow our team the opportunity to assist.

 

There is also an on-the-ground project advisor who is waiting to hear from you in regards to any volunteering-related questions that you may have before beginning your placement.

 

In addition, you will have access to a 24 hour emergency contact number so you can contact one of our UK staff at any time should you need to.

 

Your comfort and safety is our number one priority throughout the trip so we urge you to listen to and adhere to all safety advice given before and during this tour.

 

DBS

You have booked a programme which requires an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service check to be completed. We can carry this out for you and your travel advisor will explain the charges at the time of booking.

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Shannon Marchant - August 2016

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The volunteering was worthwhile and actually made you feel that you were making a difference to the education of the children; Halong Bay is unbelievable; the lanterns in Hoi An at night are beautiful; Cu Chi tunnels are so interesting and provide an insight into Vietnam's rich history, whilst a tour guide provides a unique account of their experience in the Vietnam War.

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It is possible to do the trip with a suitcase (I did), but it is more quick and convenient to take a backpack, because the stairs at each accomodation require a lot of heavy lifting. Take a lot of bug spray with a high level of deet, I found some at a travel shop with 97% deet which was necessary for the mosquitos in Mui Ne, in particular. Pack less, because each hotel/hostel has laundry facilities which cost next to nothing.

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Arthur James - August 2016

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Unforgettable, inspiring, eye opening, stunning, thrilling.

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So many highlights of this trip guys! The time spent on monkey island was unforgettable. The boat trip through Ha Long Bay leaves you speechless (if it's sunny!). The quad biking at sun rise in Mui Ne is something well worth the 4.30am alarm. Make sure you go on the pub crawl there to as the bars/clubs are far better than I expected for a small town and they pick you up in jeeps. I don't think anyone on our trip wasn't impressed with the lantern lit evening in Hoi An with the tailors and restaurants along the river. The Vietcong tunnels/shooting range are very interesting and we had a Vietnam war veteran as our guide. His name was Mr Bin and he was a pure legend.

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

Pack lightly (You're all going to want to shop in Hoi An) Go on all the extra trips. Have an open mind. Take too many photo.

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Hector Christodoulou - July 2016

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Amazing trip, incredible country, awesome guides and many new friends!

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Boat tour through Halong bay, staying on monkey island, quad biking in Mui Ne and having my suitcase!

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

1)You can wash cloths at pretty much everyplace you stay so no need to overpack 2) Forget what anyone says about not taking a suitcase, they work and people will envy you 3) Dont take a backpack

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Hannah Paish - July 2016

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Absolutely amazing, would totally go again, made new friends, incredible!

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Cycling around Hoi An, riding the quad bikes in Mui Ne, swimming off Monkey Island, pretty much everything!

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

Can I have more than three? Ok, cool: 1) If you're going in the summer, don't bother bringing jumpers etc. You won't wear them. 2) Bring vitamin C tablets. I took one everyday and didn't get ill once. 3) No matter what people tell you, do not save all your shopping for Hoi An, it is very expensive there. 4) Saigon is not as dangerous as people tell you it is. Just be wary of your belongings and you'll be fine. 5) Try everything, even if you're nervous about it. It's called Vietnam Expereince, go have an experience!

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Adam Wilkinson - July 2016

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Amazing locations, super nice people and guides, speechless experience!

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What were the highlights of your trip?

The quad biking in Mui ne was the best activity!

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

Take enough sunscreen! There is laundry places everywhere so don't pack millions of clothes! Bring smarter night clothes rather than just swim shorts like me!

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Olivia Edden - July 2016

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Quad biking over the white sand dunes, cycling tour in Hoi An, war museum in HCMC and embracing the completely different culture.

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

don't overpack as you won't be able to fit everything you pick up on the way back in your bag, try everything you can as it's almost always worth it, eat the local food as it is incredible

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Olivia Edden - July 2016

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Quad biking over the white sand dunes, cycling tour in Hoi An, war museum in HCMC and embracing the completely different culture.

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

don't overpack as you won't be able to fit everything you pick up on the way back in your bag, try everything you can as it's almost always worth it, eat the local food as it is incredible

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Imogen Brown - July 2016

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Rebecca Wynne - July 2016

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The vietnamses are not rich financially but rich in kindness and hospitality.

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Halong bay was so beautiful and staying on monkey island. I loved Hoi An and Hue. Beautiful cities. The beach resort was really nice and the Cu Chi tunnels were cool.

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You cant buy tampons in Vietnam. If you hate the taste of water bring cordial. You dont want constipation. Also bring dilorolyte for rehydration

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Sam Hales - July 2016

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Enjoyed the night life in Hoi An, and the quad biking in the dunes in Mui Ne was so much fun!

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Luke Hayden - June 2016

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Amazing trip, so glad I did it, worth the money

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I loved Ha Long Bay and the night on Monkey Island. The scenery was amazing and being able to canoe around Monkey Island was great!

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Anna Davis - June 2016

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Amazing, beautiful, crazy, very cultural, completely unforgettable, would definitely recommend

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Definitely the elephant springs which were literally the perfect temperature! And also the city of Hoi An as the night life was great and the city was covered in lateens which was beautiful!

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Bring toilet roll everytime you leave the hotel and get a pair of elephant pants- the most comfortable trousers ever

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Anna Davis - June 2016

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Amazing, beautiful, crazy, very cultural, completely unforgettable, would definitely recommend

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Definitely the elephant springs which were literally the perfect temperature! And also the city of Hoi An as the night life was great and the city was covered in lateens which was beautiful!

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Reena Chauhan - June 2016

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Amazing experience, made life-long friends and unforgettable memories that I'll no doubt cherish forever!

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The whole experience in itself was amazing! I really enjoyed the volunteering, the cycling and bamboo boats in Hoi An, the elephant springs, the sand dunes in Mui Ne, Halong bay, and the Cu Chi tunnels - so basically everything (even the sleeper buses)!! The tour guides (Arron, Jane and Chloe) and the group were also a huge highlight on this trip. It felt like we became a little travel family. I definitely couldn't have asked for better people to share the experience with!

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1. Be open-minded and go with the flow - don't be too fussed about sticking to the itinerary 2. Take lots of photos and videos! Looking back I feel like I didn't take enough 3. HAVE FUN!!

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Michaela Pollard - June 2016

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Unforgettable tour, made the best friends and outstanding guides

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Amazing trip jam packed with so many different activities so you got to see everything Vietnam has to offer. Accommodation and transport both good but the most important part was the guides, Arron and Jane, without them this trip wouldn't of been the same!

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Elliott Phillips - June 2016

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Hoi an in general, the volunteer work including the closing ceremony, the cu chi tunnels and the war museum in Hoi chi Minh

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Danny Pollard - June 2016

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Great experience

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Tour guides were quality! Let us be when wanted we wanted but gave great advice on things to do. Kept the group dynamic very fluid and fun to be around.

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Kyra Chambers - June 2016

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Amazing experience, great guides, beautiful country and culture,

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Volunteering Ho Chi Minh City! Sleeping outside at our hostel in Mui Ne and waking up to a beautiful beach sunrise every morning The bike tour through Hoi An Elephant springs

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Bring nice clothes for when everyone goes out for dinner and to pubs Bring athletic wear, don't bring cotton if you can help it! Don't overpack

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Jonny Hunter - June 2016

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Massive tick of my bucket list.

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Awesome people both on the trip and in the country.

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Pack really light nothing worse than lugging massive backpacks around. Portable battery charger for the long bus journeys and a good attitude, try everything, the food lingo etc immerse yourself in the countries culture

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Emma Morin - June 2016

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Awesome tour guides, great group, and a beautiful country to explore!

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Exploring the Cities during group walking tours, relaxing and having a laugh with the group!

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Pack light! Less is alway key, especially when you're packing it into a backpack! Don't be stuck on your phone, get to know your group because the trip flies by! Try new things, make memories that will last!

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Rose Mordaunt - June 2016

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Great introduction to the country, made good friends, beautiful scenery, great tour guides

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Highlights of this trip was definitely the volunteering, so nice to be give something back to such an amazing country and people.

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Rose Mordaunt - June 2016

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Highlights of this trip was definitely the volunteering, so nice to be give something back to such an amazing country and people.

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Jack Short - April 2016

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Stunning and unforgettable scenery, delicious local food, life long memories!

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The breathtaking views from the top of monkey island in halong bay, seeing Hoi an at night for the first time. The bike ride and bamboo boats in Hoi an and the street food tour in Hue. Elephant springs. And of course our tour guides Jane and Lien : )

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Georgia Brydon - April 2016

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Lifelong friends, stunning country, cheap, made me confident, absolutely unforgettable!

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Ha Long Bay! Been on my bucket list for ages and is beautiful even in the clouds! Meeting such amazing people, I absolutely love the group I was with and I'm not afraid to admit I cried when I left them! Sleeping on the beach in Mui Ne could be a bit rough (that morning sun!) but was so fun! And the sand duning was amazing (5$ was definitely worth it) In general just seeing a new culture, it's religion and trying new foods, learning new words (Xin Chao!), travelling around such a beautiful country that you really need to see for yourself!

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Don't overpack! Seriously you won't wear half the stuff you bring, and you'll buy loads of funky stuff and presents anyway! I ended up booking Cambodia experience whilst I was away and seriously regretted packing so much! (Example, I brought two flip flops, Birkenstocks, converse and other trainers... Flip flops sandals and trainers would be fine!) Bring a journal! I thought I wouldn't end up writing so I didn't bother but I so wish I had! There's so many inside jokes and little memories that I wish I'd written down as my memory sucks! Try as much as possible (but be safe)! s yes to everything and experience as much as you can. Get street food, stock your arm with bracelets from every town, rent a motorbike (if you have a licence), explore on your free days, stay up all night and watch the sunrise. Take advantage of where you are!

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Will Caress - April 2016

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Absolutely amazing experience, such a beautiful country! The guides were so helpful and made the trip so enjoyable.

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Seeing Halong bay, and volunteering at the school.

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Be careful of your belongings whilst out in public, definitely bring a rain coat (for Halong bay.)

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Millie Foreman - March 2016

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Unforgettable experience, culture, scenery and a great way to travel with amazing people. 100% recommended!!

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Everything!! It was a great overall experience.

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1) Remember your travelling not everything will run smoothly at times, but that's all part of the experience of backpacking!! 2) Take a rucksack!!!! Don't over pack you really don't need half the stuff you take! 3) Enjoy every minute don't hold back from experiencing something new!

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Chloe Stubbs - March 2016

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Life changing, jaw dropping, friendship building, peace, love and fried rice.

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I met so many people that I connected deeply with and will cherish forever! People on my tour, the tour guides, other travellers, locals.

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Be openminded. If you have a concrete idea of how every detail of your trip HAS to go, you will be disappointed. Plans change! Trust that these guys have your absolute best interests in mind! For example, we were originally supposed to stay on Castaway Island, but due to complications with accomodation, we stayed on the smaller, quieter Monkey Island. We could have complained and moped around that we didn't get to party on Castaway, but because we were all openminded, Monkey Island was amazing! Literally a dream. Stay safe. Keep your bag/purse close. A friend had her satchel cut off of her shoulder from someone on a motorbike. I wore a kimono/cardigan and kept it underneath that just in case. Don't walk on your own at night. Don't get on a random motorbike - best case scenario you'll get your wallet stolen. Don't pay attention to the random men on motorbikes who will come up to you exclaiming "you want marijuana???!!!" You are a visitor. This sort of goes hand in hand with being open minded. Sometimes your food will take ages to come in a restaurant. If you are Caucasian/Western looking, locals WILL approach you at least 10x a day in the city wanting to speak English with you. When you are volunteering, just do what they need. Don't think you can do it better, especially if you can't communicate with them in English. You are a visitor, you are there for whatever they need you for. Sorry, I couldn't stick to three - this one is my motto. Say yes to everything.

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Henal Mistry - March 2016

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Amazing scenery, great people and unforgettable memories!

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It was all amazing, Vietnam is a beautiful place! The atmosphere of being in Hanoi on their NYE. Staying in a tree house in Mai Chau in the countryside. Sand dunes in Mui Ne were incredible, definitely take the option to quadbike in the dunes. Cruising around Halong Bay where the views were awesome. The cooking class and all the pretty lanterns in HoI An. The craziness of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City and going through the Cu Chi Tunnels.

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Take a backpack - alot of the drop off points are atleast a five minute walk from the bus stations and there are alot of stairs at the hostels\hotels. Don't overpack, you visit loads of markets and can get clothes\bags really cheap. Take every day as it comes and have fun! Vietnam is a great country!

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Stephen Brown - March 2016

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One of the most stunningly beautiful countries you are ever likely to visit Great trip to do if you are on your own as you'll meet loads of new people and make new friends

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Mai Chau in the North and the bike ride through the rice fields. Ha Long is somewhere a lot of people back home have heard about too and is somewhere that again is totally awesome. Hue as it offered something different in the fact there is a load of links to the Vietnam War. The beer!! There's a good choice of beer if that is what you drink. Some of it is better than others, Saigon beer ( found in the South) are generally the better choices!

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1) Don't spend all of your time with your head looking into your phone, scrolling through facebook, watching youtube, snapchat etc, you can do all that at home. Besides, no one's going to have anything to say when it's 4 o clock in the morning in the UK anyway! There will be a time and a place whereby you will find your phone and the WIFI very useful but not all the time! Put your phone down, get your head up and take in the scenery once in a while. Vietnam is a stunning country. 2) Embrace the sleeper buses, they aren't as bad as you may first fear (unless you get stuck on the back row between a bunch of strangers in which case it can be uncomfortable). 16 hour journey still sounds rough? Try and get a top bunk on the bus, ideally against a window. Bring a USB from home with some recorded TV/ films on and watch them off a phone/tablet and the journey may not be as bad as you fear. 3) Don't be tight with your money/ worry excessively over money. Yes, you may be on a tight budget but you'll find your money can go a long way in Vietnam. This means you can still find it possible to tip people or recognize good service without breaking the bank. You don't have to go around throwing money about like Peter Stringfellow but you'll be amazed how far you get tipping the odd £1 here and there. Similarly don't waste your time worrying over nominal amounts of change you may be owed. If you find yourself stood waiting for the equivalent of 10p change for something like a 10km taxi ride then STOP IT. Do something more constructive with your time away.

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Catherine Farrar - March 2016

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An awesome way to experience Vietnam- with great people!

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Re-learning how to ride a bike in the amazing scenery in Mai Chau was something I'll never forget, and waking up to see sunrise at Ha Long Bay from my cabin on the boat! Not to mention the kayaking, taking quad bikes over the white sand dunes at Mui Ne, basically the whole trip was a highlight. Arron and Jane worked so hard to make sure we all had an amazing time and it really paid off!

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Tip 1: do this trip Tip 2: do this trip Tip 3: seriously do this trip

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Aaron Northeast - February 2016

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Had such a great time, made some great friends and memories that last a life time. It also really gave me the confidence to travel alone

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The highlight for me was ha long bay and the Chu Chi tunnels, and are guides Aaron and Jane meeting them at there airport i knew I was in safe hands

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Sofia Machado - February 2016

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Great group, great tour guides, xin chao, sight seeing, fun, cultural, good value for money, felt safe, good food, nice people

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This was our first time in Vietnam, -couldn't have asked for better tour guides! Both Jane and Arron felt like friends to us by the end of the trip! Always around and willing to help us with anything, kept everything super organised and fun too - we always knew what was going on. There was a good mix of cities/activities and free time at the beach which was nice, and we were with a great group of people :) favourite day was the bike tour in hoi an

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

Don't be scared to go alone you will meet some lovely people Try new things you can't find at home Leave some room in your backpack for souvenirs!

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Rosie Monk - January 2016

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Meeting people I'll never forget, seeing places I never thought I would in my dreams, Vietnam is so beautiful. I particularly loved hoi an, it was full of lanterns and felt pretty magical. Hue was also amazing, go to brown eyes!!! And not forgetting the most amazing tour guides Jane and Arron who went out of their way to make our trip the best it could be, I'll never forget it!

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SUN CREAM, SUN CREAM, SUN CREAM

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Lucy Willis - January 2016

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Experiencing a completely different culture, beautiful beaches and scenery, unforgettable meals, a great nightlife and most importantly our group and our amazing tour guides Arron and Jane.

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

Make the most of laundry services when you're out there - washing and drying your stuff is more hassle than it's worth. Take big bottles of shampoo and toiletries rather than 'travel' sized. If you think you've taken too many pictures, take more!!

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Olivia Parkinson - January 2016

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Hilarious, great people, fantastic culture!

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Hard to choose just a few, but definitely the nightlife in Hue (brown eyes is sick) as well as crab fishing in Hoi An and the volunteering after party - Vietnamese know how to drink! Most of all, however, our irreplaceable tour guides Jane and Arron!

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

1) don't stress about travelling alone, everyone you meet is lovely! 2) look after your stuff really well to avoid pick pockets/leaving stuff on transport 3 try everything!!!

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Rachel Guard - January 2016

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Vivek Babu - January 2016

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Unforgettable experience, met some really cool people, regret not staying out there longer.

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Halong Bay and overnight stay on Monkey Island-----Hoi An-----Cu Chi Tunnels

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

1. Don't pack too much. I packed too many clothes as I didn't know previous how much to pack as this was my first time backpacking. You wanna have some space for clothes and souvenirs. 2. Go with the flow. Your day may differ from the itenary given but this is usually for the better. The guides try and arrange everything to your comforts to make sure you're having a great time!

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David Stratford - January 2016

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Once In a lifetime, great guides you won't forget, unforgettable scenery's, cheap food, value for your money, the best and healthy food you will ever try, constant laughter, great nightlife, blazing sun, the perfect getaway before work/studies.

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Amazing Guides Arron and Jane. Halong bay Hoi an The culture in Hanoi Giving back in Huè Kicking back on the beach Meeting such a wonderful bunch

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

Don't drink too much when staying on the beach. It's a hot early morning! When crossing roads in Hanoi. Just go with the flow. They will go round you! Look after everyone and you will be looked after back.

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Luke Page - January 2016

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Great experience, made new friends, tour guides were legends, amazing.

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Making new friends and meeting new people, seeing loads of cool places that I would have only imagined seeing on Google images, seeing that are hard work volunteering will really benefit people, chilling in hoi an and partying at brown eyes in hue

Do you have 3 top tips for future travellers?

Don't be nervous if your booking on your own because most people are doing the same thing. Wear suncream everyday if you burn easy, don't get to drunk if you have an early start the next day, the hangover and heat will be killing you come mid-day!

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Sophie Brown - January 2016

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Great experience, one I'll never forget.

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Isobella Scott - January 2016

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The most incredible time spent with the most incredible people.

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The highlights of the trip were definitely Hue for the volunteering and Brown Eyes, Hoi An for the nightlife and most of all, the people on the tour.

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SPF50 suncreen Sunglasses Buy a vietnamese sim card

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