1 independent reviews for East Vietnam budget holiday
Reviews for East Vietnam budget holiday
Jodie Cotterill review 30 Jun 2019
1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?The most memorable parts of my holiday were firstly swimming and kayaking in Halong Bay. It was unreal and something I would not have done if it wasn't for this tour. The second most memorable part was the motorbike tour in Hue - also something I would not have chosen to do if I wasn't in a group situation. It was incredible and so much fun.I would also say that Quang our tour guide for the trip was a memorable part - he was super helpful and nothing was too much trouble for him.
2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?The one tip I would give to any travelers wanting to do this trip is to budget for all the optional activities offered to you. There wasn't as much free time as I expected due to us being a group of 16 - most of the time the optional activities were discussed and booked for us because of this i.e. discounts for large groups.
3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?This one is a hard one to answer. I feel that the intentions were there by having water to refill your water bottle on the bus. However this stopped once we got Hoi An because we no longer had the bus. We ended up buying lots and lots of bottled water in Hoi An until the end of our trip in Ho Chi Min City. I do feel this tour benefited local people as we traveled around and gave tourism to local villages.
4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?Out of 10 I would say 10 without hesitation. It exceeded my expectations and I experienced so many things that I never thought I would do. It was an incredible trip and I'm already looking at booking my next one.
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