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Vietnam & Laos: Homestays & Houseboats - G Adventures
Vietnam & Laos: Homestays & Houseboats - G Adventures
Excellent
14 reviews
Starts
Ho Chi Minh City
Destinations
+12
Ends
Chiang Mai
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Highlights

Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Chiang Mai! With the discovery tour Vietnam & Laos: Homestays & Houseboats, you have a 20 day tour package taking you through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 12 other destinations in Asia. Vietnam & Laos: Homestays & Houseboats is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
18
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Plane
Travel style
Discovery, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Operator
G Adventures

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City
  2. Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City/Nha Trang (1B)
  3. Day 3: Nha Trang
  4. Day 4: Nha Trang/Da Nang (1B)
  5. Day 5: Da Nang/Hoi An
  6. Day 6: Hoi An (1B, 1L)
  7. Day 7: Hoi An/Huế (1B)
  8. Day 8: Huế/Hanoi (1B)
  9. Day 9: Hanoi/Ha Long (1L)
  10. Day 10: Ha Long/Hanoi (1B)
  11. Day 11: Hanoi
  12. Day 12: Hanoi/Vientiane (1B)
  13. Day 13: Vientiane/Vang Vieng (1B)
  14. Day 14: Vang Vieng (1B)
  15. Day 15: Vang Vieng/Luang Prabang (1B)
  16. Day 16: Luang Prabang (1B)
  17. Day 17: Luang Prabang/Muang Pakbèng (1B, 1D)
  18. Day 18: Muang Pakbèng/Chiang Khong (1B, 1L)
  19. Day 19: Chiang Khong/Chiang Mai
  20. Day 20: Chiang Mai

What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

14 Reviews

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79%
Good
21%
Average
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  • C
    Written on February 15, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Min (Phyo) was an amazing tour guide who made every effort to ensure my tour was as good as it could be!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    YES! Thank you Conor!
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  • MR
    Written on February 15, 2019
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour was great, especially our tour guide Phyo aka Min was awesome! Took care of everything, gave us local insights and always a reason to smile!

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Min is a wonderful ambassador. Thanks for the review Maren.
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  • Vietnam & Laos: Homestays & Houseboats reviewer 3
    Written on November 10, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    I had a great tour with g adventure and Minh was the best and most enjoyable guide I ever had

    G Adventures commented on this review
    Wonderful! Thank you Ida.
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  • A
    Written on October 28, 2018
    4.0 - Good

    It was a very relaxed, fun and amazing trip where you got to experience different cultures, people, transportations and lots of activities. Even though you stay in different cities, most for a maximum of two nights, you don't feel overwhelmed by it all or... Read more

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  • N
    Written on October 23, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip great activities amd beautifull sights to see. There was almost always fun amd it was easy to get to know the other members of the group.

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  • R
    Written on October 22, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very easy and all the hassle is taken out of the trip by the fansatic tour leader

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  • T
    Written on October 10, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was a rather tiring trip and not everyone wants to travel this fast paced.

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  • R
    Written on September 9, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a great time

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  • J
    Written on August 27, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Transport and accommodation are all arranged for you. Your tour guide is also always there to offer advice and help. It is a great trip to do solo or with your significant other. If you are visiting an unfamiliar country and/or are traveling for the first... Read more

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  • A
    Written on August 26, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I enjoyed the hole trip in Vietnam and Laos. I travel now for 4 month and for me it was so nice to just follow for 20 days. And not organise by myself. I learnd so much about religions and kultures!!

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    "Hello my name is Phyo Myint Kyaw. Call me Min which is my nick name. I am from Myanmar(Burma). I have..."

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  • Pascal17th March 2019
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    Oct 19, 2019
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    20 Days
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    Nov 7, 2019
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    Nov 21, 2019
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About the countries

Useful things to know before you go

Currencies

Dong
Vietnam
Kip
Laos
฿
Baht
Thailand

Plugs & Adapters

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Visa

Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Vietnam, Laos and Thailand. Ideally 1 month before travel.

Policies

Location
Ho Chi Minh City is the starting point and Chiang Mai is the endpoint.
Hold my space
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Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 19 December 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 19 December 2019, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with G Adventures. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 65 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 2,784 km.
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • 323 km
  • Nha Trang (Vietnam)
  • 433 km
  • Da Nang City (Vietnam)
  • 22 km
  • Hoi An (Vietnam)
  • 104 km
  • Hue (Vietnam)
  • 538 km
  • Hanoi (Vietnam)
  • 126 km
  • Halong Bay (Vietnam)
  • 126 km
  • Hanoi (Vietnam)
  • 480 km
  • Vientiane (Laos)
  • 108 km
  • Vang Vieng (Laos)
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