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9 Undeniably Underrated Vietnam Excursions

Vietnam is undergoing a meteoric rise to the top of backpacker’s Southeast Asia travel list. Why has the number of tourists grown three-...

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Backpacking Tours: Who, What, When, Where, Why -...

Who books the tour, what to pack (your stuff in), when tours run, where to meet your group, why a group tour, and how to bring money for...

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5 Reasons To Go Backpacking Through Vietnam

There’s plenty of reasons to put Vietnam near the top of your ever-growing list of travel destinations. This jaw-dropping country checks...

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Tipping In Vietnam

It is common practice in Vietnamese culture for service providers to receive tips. This has been the way since tourists first started...

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Join Our Facebook Group Discussion

Join our Facebook Discussion Group Interested in joining one of our tours but want a bit more information? Chat with former group members...

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How To Get Your Vietnam Visa

As Backpacking Through Vietnam is a 23 day tour, you will need a 30-day visa to enter Vietnam and join in the adventure. Since we were...

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Connecting Tour Planning Guide

You can now begin your travel journey with Backpacking Tours in four different countries: Thailand, Bali, Vietam, or Cambodia. That's four ...

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Spending Money On Tour

We get a lot of questions about spending money while on tour. Both how much to bring and how to bring it along. Basically all your big-...

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Vietnam Weather - The Best Time To Visit

[Photo Credit: Sylwia Misarko - 27th March 2018 Tour] Weather is one of the first things to consider when planning a holiday. One of the...

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Booking Flights & Private Airport Pick-Up

Short Answer Please book your flights to arrive at Hanoi (Noi Bai International Airport) before 4 pm on day 1 and depart from Ho Chi Minh...

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5 Ways To Win At The Overnight Bus

Travelling anywhere in Southeast Asia is all part of the backpacking experience. You didn’t come all this way with that rucksack to sit in...

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Here's Why To Consider A Group Backpacking...

  Travelling is one of few things in life that no one ever seems to regret. Because of this, there is no shortage of people with plans to...

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