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Vietnam Hike, Bike & Kayak Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Viet Nam

Perfect for the active adventurer, this trip will have you hiking, biking, and paddling through the best of Vietnam. Kayak through Halong Bay's towering limestone karsts, trek the Mai Chau area, and cycle through small towns for an authentic taste of Vietnam. When you're not pedalling or paddling, you'll visit the country's cultural highlights like the Cu Chi Tunnels and Emperor's Tomb, or overnight at a local family's homestay. Whether by bike or on foot, this tour will keep you grounded in Vietnam's intriguing culture.


Highlights

Kayak through limestone karsts in Halong Bay, walk among the hills of Mai Chau, cycle through unspoiled countryside, soak in the energy of Ho Chi Minh City, visit the tailors and beaches in Hoi An, wander the vibrant streets of Hanoi.


What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Oodles of Noodles Demonstration and Lunch, Hoi An Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Mai Chau Homestay, Mai Châu. Cu Chi Tunnels entrance and tour (Ho Chi Minh City). Escorted cycling trips. Entrance to the Emperor's Tomb and Citadel (Huế). Countryside hike (Mai Chau). Halong Bay overnight boat trip with seafood meals. Sea
kayaking and cave visit. Internal flight. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels (6 nts), sleeper train (1 nt), junk boat (1 nt), homestay (1 nt).


Meals Included

9 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners


Transport

Hike, kayak, bicycle, bus, train, plane, junk boat.


About our Transportation

Train travel in Vietnam is very basic and train cleanliness is often not a priority for train staff. Sleeper trains normally have 4 seats per compartment, which convert into sleeping bunks (two upper and two lower). A sheet, pillow and blanket are provided, although many people prefer to bring their own sleeping sheet. At times, passengers of different genders may be required to share a sleeper train berth and/or share a compartment with people not travelling in your group. Simple food is available on the train but many people like to stock up on freshly baked bread, cheese and fruit prior to departure. Water should also be bought before the journey. Train journeys in Vietnam are an experience and allow you to get a real taste of Vietnam.


Group Leader

Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $250 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. We suggest that you pack as lightly as possible as your are expected to carry your own luggage. As a rule we try not to have to walk more than 15
20 mintues with your bags which is why we recommend keeping the weight of your bags between 10
15kg/22
30lb. Suitcases are not recommended for G Adventures trips! Most travellers carry a backpack or rolling bag of small to medium size (no XXL ones please!) as they need to fit with you in buses or on trains. You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water, cameras and other electronics like ipods and mobile phones. If your trip involves overnights in homestays, villages or camping then you usually have the opportunity to rent sleeping bags if need be instead of bringing them with you.

Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy.

Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City/Hoi An

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy.

Day 3 Hoi An

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy.

Day 4 Hoi An/Huế

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy.

Day 5 Huế/Hanoi

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy.

Day 6 Hanoi/Mai Châu

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy.

Day 7 Mai Châu/Hanoi

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy.

Day 8 Hanoi/Ha Long

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy.

Day 9 Ha Long/Hanoi

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy.

Day 10 Hanoi

Arrive at any time.

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Please note: most nationalities require a visa to enter Vietnam. Please double check requirements with your travel agent or local Vietnamese Embassy.

Details

Prices from: €1399.00

Duration: 10 Days

Trip Style: Active

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max: 15

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My Own Room Exceptions

Night 5, Sleeper Train, Night 6, Local Village Homestay, Night 8, Overnight Boat.

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