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Indochina Cycle

12 Tage, Ho Chi Minh City nach Bangkok



Tour auf einen Blick


Tour-Dauer

12
Tage

Startpunkt

Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam

Endpunkt

Bangkok
Thailand

Tour Style

Active

Komfort-Level

Standard

Fitness-Level


Besuchte Länder auf dieser Tour

Vietnam Thailand Kambodscha

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Die Tour

Radle in Angkor Wat zwischen den Ruinen des Khmer-Reichs, halte Ausschau nach seltenen Vögeln um den See Tonle Sap, radle entlang des Mekong zu deiner Gastfamilie in einem Dorf.



  • G Adventures Abenteuerreisen


    Indochina Cycle in wenigen Worten

    Die meisten Besucher von Südostasien verbringen den Großteil ihrer Zeit damit, durch verstopfte städtische Straßen zu hetzen. Lass diese Hektik hinter dir und erlebe die Region stattdessen auf diesem 12-tägigen Trip vom Fahrradsattel aus. Du fährst vorbei an den atemberaubenden Tempeln von Angkor Wat, flitzt durch Phnom Penh und genießt das ländliche Leben um Siem Reap herum. Diese Erlebnisreise ist perfekt für Radfreunde aller Art, die im gemütlichen Tempo weniger bekannte Regionen erkunden möchten. Betrachte dies als eine Einführung in die Freuden Südostasiens und des Fahrradfahrens.


  • Was ist im Preis inkludiert?

    • Ho-Chi-Minh-Stadt, Mekong-Delta, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Bangkok.

  • Route der Tour

    Abenteuerreise Route Indochina Cycle

    Tag 1 Ho-Chi-Minh-Stadt

    Ankunft zu jeder Zeit möglich.

    Tag 2 Ben Tre (1F)

    Nach einem kurzen Transfer radle abseits der Hauptstraßen zu den Tunnel von Cu Chi. Transfer nach Ben Tre, einem aus 3 Inseln bestehenden Gebiet im Herzen des Mekong-Deltas.

    Tag 3 Tra On (1F,1A)

    Genieße ein frühes Frühstück auf dem Markt, bevor du auf einer Bootsfahrt die Umgebung erkundest. Anschließend fährst du mit dem Rad am Flussufer des Mekong entlang und legst unterwegs eine Pause ein, um köstliche Früchte zu genießen. Du übernachtest in einer traditionellen Privatunterkunft bei einer vietnamesischen Gastfamilie.

    Tag 4 Chau Doc (1F)

    Heute genießt du einen letzten Tag im Mekong-Delta. Am Morgen hast du mehr Zeit, um die lokalen Märkte zu erkunden einschließlich dem chaotischen Hauptmarkt in der Nähe von Can Tho. Am Nachmittag geht es zurück zum Festland, wo du die fast autofreien Wege am Kanal entlang radelst und anschließend nach einem kurzen Transfer in Chan Doc ankommst.

    Tag 5 Phnom Penh (1F)

    Transfer nach Phnom Penh. Nach der Überquerung der kambodschanischen Grenze, hast du die Option, die Gedenkstätte Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) zu besuchen. Am Nachmittag geht es weiter nach Phnom Penh.

    Tag 6 Phnom Penh/Oudong Trail (1F)

    Heute brichst du früh auf und radelst den Oudong-Pfad entlang. Die Route verläuft zunächst entlang der Eisenbahnschienen und führt dann über das Land und weiter durch Reisfelder und Dörfer zum Oudong Berg. Besuche den Tempel und genieße die Aussicht auf die Berge bevor du per Transfer nach Phnom Penh zurückkehrst.

    Tag 7 Siem Reap (1F)

    Erkunde am Morgen die Mekong-Inseln mit dem Fahrrad und erlebe bei Besuchen in Dorfgemeinschaften, Obstgärten, Tempeln und Seidenweberei-Workshops Phnom Penh aus einer einzigartigen Perspektive. Am Nachmittag geht es per Transfer nach Siem Reap, der Hauptstadt des Khmer-Reichs.

    Tag 8 Siem Reap (1F)

    Du brichst früh mit dem Fahrrad auf, um den Sonnenaufgang über den fantastischen Ruinen von Angkor Wat zu erleben. Zu dieser frühen Stunde kannst du die Tempelanlagen vor dem Frühstück in relativer Ruhe erkunden. Anschließend radelst du durch Dörfer und auf Nebenstraßen zurück nach Siem Reap.

    Tag 9 Siem Reap (1F)

    Der See Tonle Sap ist der größte in Südostasien. Heute fährst du auf Wegen und Pfaden, um zum See zu gelangen. Du besuchst dort die schwimmenden Gemeinden auf dem See und schwingst dich anschließend wieder aufs Rad, um die Vogelwelt in der Gegend zu beobachten bevor du nach Siem Reap zurückkehrst.

    Tag 10 Siem Reap (1F)

    Tag zur freien Verfügung, um Angkor Wat und Umgebung weiter zu erkunden.

    Tag 11 Bangkok (1F)

    Transfer von Siem Reap in Thailands pulsierende Hauptstadt.


  • Tour Details

    Was erwartet dich?

    • Ho-Chi-Minh-Stadt, Mekong-Delta, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Bangkok.

    Die Highlights auf einen Blick

    Radle in Angkor Wat zwischen den Ruinen des Khmer-Reichs, halte Ausschau nach seltenen Vögeln um den See Tonle Sap, radle entlang des Mekong zu deiner Gastfamilie in einem Dorf.

    Hinweise zur Tourbeschreibung

    The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.

    Hinweise zum Ablauf der Tour

    While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission. Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.

    Wichtige Hinweise

    Cycling Grading – Moderate • Some degree of experience required • Mixture of road cycling and off road • Occasional long days in the saddle or multiple ascents and descents • Good fitness and skill level recommended • Cycle usually between 35-70 km per day. Equipment provided: • Bike - Mountain bikes. Brand may vary, usually Giant, Trek and Merida • Gears - 24 speed • Brakes - V-Brake • Frame sizes available (on request) - 13" to 22" When making your booking, please inform our staff of your height - this will help us get the right size bike for you. • Suspension - yes • Panniers/bike bag type - not available. • Water bottle holder - yes • Water bottle - yes • Adjustable Handlebars - no • Option to fit own pedals: yes • Female saddles available: no • Gel saddles available: no • Option to fit own saddle: yes • Repair kit available: yes - guide carries repair kit for the whole group • Helmet hire available: yes. We believe that helmets should be worn at all times, to ensure maximum protection while you are cycling. However, we are aware that some passengers may prefer to cycle without a helmet. If you choose to do so, this is entirely at your own risk. If you would prefer to bring your own bike with you for this trip, or have some specific equipment that you would prefer to use then please advise us when you book. We recommend that you bring a hybrid or all terrain bike for this trip, with a minimum of 21 gears and suitable for riding along roads and on bike tracks. For this trip it would be best to have semi-slick tyres good for road and light off road use. If you choose to bring your own bike, please be aware that you are responsible for the maintainance and support of the bike. It may be possible to hire some extra equipment as necessary for your cycle. Gets very hot in April and May. Can get monsoonal rains April to October but this will not affect the itinerary

    Chief Experience Officers?

    All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO). The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to see and do, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting - we think it's the best of both worlds.

    Gruppengröße

    Max. 12.

    Inkludierte Verpflegung

    11x Frühstück, 1x Abendessen.

    Empfohlenes Budget für Essen & Trinken

    Plane 265-350 USD für nicht inbegriffene Mahlzeiten ein.

    Transport

    Lokaler Bus, gemieteter Bus, Fahrrad, zu Fuß.

    Lokale Flüge

    If required all local flights are included in the cost of your tours unless otherwise noted. It is important that we have your passport information at the time of booking in order to process these tickets. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.

    Solo Trip - Für alleine Reisende

    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.

    Unterkunft

    Hotels (10 Nächte), einfache Unterkunft bei einer Gastfamilie (1 Nacht).

    Anreise zur 1. Unterkunft

    Elios Hotel 233 Pham Ngu Lao St. | Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam +(84 8) 3838 5584/85

    Tipps zur Anreise

    When arriving at Tan Son Nhat Intl Airport in Saigon you can get a metered taxi from just outside of the arrival hall. The taxis are lined up outside in an orderly queue and the fare is roughly 100,000 Dong (approx 7 USD) to get to your starting point hotel. DO NOT GO WITH TAXI TOUTS. The airport is only 7km from the downtown District 1 so taking taxis is easy and cheap if the meter is on. Unfortunately there have been cases in Vietnam of people misrepresenting themselves as G Adventures representatives at both Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh airports. We recommend that you do not take advantage of any offers of "help" at the airport, and rather just organise a meter taxi for yourself to our Starting Point Hotel. If you have a pre-booked transfer, please look for the G Adventures representative, who will be holding a G Adventures sign at the arrival halls. Please check carefully once you exit the baggage hall as there seem to be hundreds of people waiting outside in the arrival area. Please check that your driver knows your name and the hotel you are going to. If in doubt ask them to ring their manager to confirm your transfer. If you are unable to locate our G Adventures representative, please wait up to 30 minutes, call our local staff on our emergency number, or take a taxi to the joining point hotel.

    Probleme bei der Anreise

    We don't expect any problems, and nor should you, but if for any reason you are unable to commence your trip as scheduled, as soon as possible please contact your starting point hotel, requesting that you speak to or leave a message for your CEO. Alternatively you can use the emergency contact numbers provided in these notes.

    Notfallkontakte

    Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible. AIRPORT TRANSFER  If you have purchased an arrival through G Adventures or if an arrival transfer is included in the cost of your tour, please note that: Your arrival transfer has been arranged based on flight information provided to us. If you are advised of a flight schedule change within 48 hours of your scheduled arrival time, we will do our best to rearrange your arrival transfer however we cannot guarantee this. If your arrival transfer does not arrive within 30 minutes after you have exited the arrivals area please take a taxi to your start point hotel.  EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Local Representative (Vietnam) Emergency Number: +66 87 929 5208 (087 929 5208 from within Vietnam) G Adventures Office Bangkok, Thailand During Office hours (Weekdays, 9am-5pm Local Time): +66 2 381 5574 or 02 381 5574 (from within Thailand) After hours emergency number: +66 87 049 6074 or 087 049 6074 (from within Thailand) If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below, which will connect you directly with our 24 hour Sales team, who will happily assist you. Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100 Calls from UK: 0844 272 0000 Calls from Germany: 01805 70 90 30 00 Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618 Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307 Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999

    Was packe ich ein?

    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 minutes 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 under the beds when travelling on sleeper 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.

    Empfohlene Packliste

    Passport (with photocopies) Travel insurance (with photocopies) Airline tickets (with photocopies) USD cash and travellers cheques Credit or debit card (see personal spending money) G Adventures vouchers, pre-departure information and dossier Any entry visas or vaccination certificates required Alarm clock Flashlight Sun-hat, sunblock, sunglasses Insect repellent Water bottle Small towel and swim wear Sleeping bag liner Toiletries (biodegradable) Sturdy walking shoes/sport sandals Moneybelt Shorts Long trousers Hiking pants/track pants Shirts/T-shirts Warm clothes - Hat, gloves, fleece, windproof/waterproof jacket (Nov - Apr) Waterproof clothes for wet season - Umbrella and waterproof jacket (May-Oct) Cover for backpack or plastic bags to keep clothes dry Clothes for temples – long pants or sarongs Camera and film Reading/writing material Binoculars Pocketknife First-aid kit (should contain lip salve, aspirin, band aids, anti-histamine, imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking) Puncture repair kit Cycle tool kit Bike helmet Biking gloves

    Reinigung / Laundry

    Laundry facilities are offered by some of our hotels for a charge. There will be times when you may want to or have to do your own laundry so we suggest you bring non-polluting/biodegradable soap.

    Visa

    Please note that visas for Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia are the responsibility of the individual traveller. The visa requirements for your trip vary depending on where you are from and where you are going. For the most up to date information please check your Governments Foreign Ministry website or with you travel agent as rules do change. It is important that you check for yourself. For most travellers there will probably be an Embassy or Consulate in the country that you live in. THAILAND - Most nationalities do not need a visa for Thailand for stays of 30 days or less but if you do they are available on arrival at Bangkok Airport. CAMBODIA - Visas can be obtained in advance from your local Embassy or on arrival in Bangkok. You will need at least one full working day to arrange this. You can also obtain your visa at the Cambodian border for approx. $30 USD very easily. You will will need two passport sized photos. *Please have extra USD on hand in case the customs officials charge more at the border crossing. VIETNAM - Visas for Vietnam need to be arranged ahead of time (BEFORE your trip) as the processing time varies and they are not available at the borders. Please note that an E-visa can not be processed when entering Vietnam at a land border as we do on this trip. Please organize a regular passport visa prior to the trip. Some nationalities don't require a Visa for Vietnam for shorter stays - please contact your Foreign Ministry for up to date entry/exit requirements.

    Weitere Ausgaben

    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.

    Geld wechseln

    During this tour the local currencies you will use are the Vietnamese Dong, US Dollar, Cambodian Riel and Thai Baht. As currency exchange rates in South East Asia do fluctuate, we ask that you refer to the following website for the most up to date daily exchange rates: www.xe.com for each of the above mentioned currencies. The best way to carry your money is in debit cards, withdrawing cash in local currencies from ATM machines. ATMs are found throughout South East Asia and will generally accept cards on the Visa and Mastercard networks. It is a great idea to travel with both a Visa and Mastercard if at all possible in case of loss or problems with one card, you will have a back up. Please note, your bank will charge a fee for overseas withdrawals. USD Cash is recommended for times when ATMs are not accessible. You should bring some cash with you for emergency situations (please refer to our trip dossier) but carrying only cash is a high safety risk. ATM card/s and some cash is the ideal mix. Travellers cheques can be tricky, timely and expensive to exchange. While we do not recommend that you bring them as your primary source of funds, it is great to have one or two cheques in case of emergency. Thomas Cook or American Express travellers' cheques in US currency are the easiest to exchange. Cash advances can also be made with some banks but are time consuming and tend to have high fees attached.Credit cards can be used at some upmarket restaurants, and at some larger stores if shopping for big items. If you are bringing US Dollars, please make sure that the notes are new and in good condition. Notes older than 2003, or with any tears or blemishes may not be accepted. Be fussy with your bank when buying cash!

    Notreserve

    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!

    Departure Tax

    Usually included in international air ticket, check with your air travel agent.

    Trinkgeld

    It is customary in Asia to tip service providers such as waiters, at approximately 10%, depending on the service. Tipping is expected - though not compulsory - and shows an expression of satisfaction with the people who have assisted you on your tour. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. There are several times during the trip where there is opportunity to tip the local guides or drivers we use. You may do this individually, or your CEO will offer to collect the money and tip as a group. Recommendations for tipping drivers and local guides would range from $1.5-$3.5 USD per person per day depending on the quality and length of the service; ask your CEO for specific recommendations based on the circumstances and culture. Also at the end of each trip if you felt your G Adventures CEO did an outstanding job, tipping is appreciated. The amount is entirely a personal preference, however as a guideline $20-25 USD per person, per week can be used.

    Weitere mögliche Aktivitäten vor Ort

    Optional Activities: USD150 for optional activities not included in the trip. Approximate costs (per person) for popular optional activities taken in free time are - Cu Chi Tunnels (Ho Chi Minh City)- USD6 plus transport USD5-10 Cyclo tour (Ho Chi Minh City)- USD4 War Crimes museum (Ho Chi Minh City)- USD1 The Reunification Palace (Ho Chi Minh City) - USD2 Saigon Water Park (Ho Chi Minh City) - USD4 Day trip to Islands (Sihanoukville)- USD10-15 Day trip to Ream National Park (Sihanoukville)- USD15 Tuol Sleng (S-21) Prison (Phnom Penh) $2 Killing Fields (Phnom Penh) $2 Transport around town (Phnom Penh) $5-10 per half day National Museum (Phnom Penh)- USD3 The Silver Pagoda (Phnom Penh)- USD6.25 Tonle Sap Lake Tour (Siem Reap)- USD5-15 Phare - The Cambodian Circus (Siem Reap) USD15.00-45.00 Entrance to Angkor Archaeological Park (Siem Reap)- USD20 per day Transportation to Angkor Archaeological Park (Siem Reap)- USD10-20 per day Wat Po (Bangkok)- USD2 Grand palace (Bangkok ) - USD11 Klong(Canal) Tour (Bangkok) - Approx $10-30 dependent on numbers Jim Thompson’s House (Bangkok) - USD3.5 National Museum (Bangkok) - USD1.5 Royal Barge Museum (Bangkok) USD1.5 Thai Massage - USD10 per hour All prices are per person (unless stated otherwise), and are subject to change as services are provided by third party operators.

    Gesundheit

    Please note inoculations may be required for the country visited. It is your responsibility to consult with your travel doctor for up to date medical travel information well before departure. You should consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information well before departure. We recommend that you carry a First Aid kit and hand sanitizers / antibacterial wipes as well as any personal medical requirements. Please be aware that quite often we are in remote areas and away from medical facilities, and for legal reasons our leaders are prohibited from administering any type of drug including headache tablets, antibiotics, etc. When selecting your trip please carefully read the brochure and itinerary and assess your ability to cope with our style of travel. Please refer to the Physical and Culture Shock ratings for trip specific information. For travellers over 70 years a completed Medical Form is required. G Adventures reserves the right to exclude any traveller from all or part of a trip without refund if in the reasonable opinion of our CEO they are unable to complete the itinerary without undue risk to themselves and/or the rest of the group.

    Allgemeine Sicherheitstipps

    Many national governments provide a regularly updated advice service on safety issues involved with international travel. We recommend that you check your government's advice for their latest travel information before departure. We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage. When travelling on a group trip, please note that your CEO has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the trip itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Your CEO will accompany you on all included activities. During your trip you will have some free time to pursue your own interests, relax and take it easy or explore at your leisure. While your CEO will assist you with options available in a given location please note that any optional activities you undertake are not part of your itinerary, and we offer no representations about the safety of the activity or the standard of the operators running them. Please use your own good judgment when selecting an activity in your free time. Although the cities visited on tour are generally safe during the day, there can be risks to wandering throughout any major city at night. It is our recommendation to stay in small groups and to take taxis to and from restaurants, or during night time excursions. Protests and Demonstrations- Protests and demonstrations, even those that are well intended, have the potential to turn violent with no warning. Counter protests can also turn violent. Action by security forces to disperse demonstrators and protesters may occur at any time. If you are in an area where demonstrators or protesters are gathering, avoid the temptation of staying for a good photo opportunity and leave the area immediately. Water based activities have an element of danger and excitement built into them. We recommend only participating in water based activities when accompanied by a guide(s). We make every reasonable effort to ensure the fun and adventurous element of any water based activities (in countries with varying degrees of operating standards) have a balanced approach to safety. It is our policy not to allow our CEOs to make arrangements on your behalf for water based activities that are not accompanied by guide(s). Swimming, including snorkeling, is always at your own risk. We take all prudent measures in relation to your safety. For ways to further enhance your personal safety while traveling, please visit: www.gadventures.com/travel-resources/safety/

    Sicherheit auf dieser Tour

    We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt while travelling, for the safe keeping of your passport, air tickets, travellers' cheques, cash and other valuable items. Leave your valuable jewellery at home - you won't need it while travelling. Many of the hotels we use have safety deposit boxes which is the most secure way of storing your valuables. A lock is recommended for securing your luggage.

    Medizinsche Infos

    Our small group adventures bring together people of all ages. It is very important you are aware that, as a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility' is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their own luggage at a minimum. Travellers with a pre-existing medical condition are required to complete a short medical questionnaire, which must be signed by their physician. This is to ensure that travellers have the necessary fitness and mobility to comfortably complete their chosen trip. While our CEOs work hard to ensure that all our travellers are catered for equally, it is not their responsibility to help individuals who cannot complete the day's activities unaided. Please refer to the physical ratings in this Trip Details document for more information. Please note that all passengers traveling to Antarctica are required to fill out this questionnaire. The medical questionnaire can be found online at: www.gadventures.com/medical-form.

    No Drugs & respect locals

    Illegal drugs will not be tolerated on any trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the land but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travellers. Our philosophy of travel is one of respect towards everyone we encounter, and in particular the local people who make the world the special place it is. The exploitation of prostitutes is completely contrary to this philosophy. Our CEOs have the right to expel any member of the group if drugs are found in their possession or if they use prostitutes.

    Reiseversicherung

    Travel Insurance: Travel insurance is compulsory in order to participate on any of our trips. When travelling on a group trip, you will not be permitted to join the group until evidence of travel insurance has been sighted by your CEO, who will take note of your insurance details. When selecting a travel insurance policy please bear in mind that all clients must have medical coverage and that we require a minimum coverage of USD 200,000 for repatriation and emergency rescue. We strongly recommend that the policy also covers personal liability, cancellation, curtailment and loss of luggage and personal effects. If you have credit card insurance we require proof of purchase of the trip (a receipt of credit card statement) with a credit card in your name. Contact your bank for details of their participating insurer, the level of coverage and emergency contact telephone number.

    Planeterra-The G Adventures Foundation

    Through our commitment to responsible tourism we have developed the Planeterra Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of people and communities around the world through support of international charities, local organizations and community projects in the places that we visit on our tours. G Adventures matches all individual donations and pays all administration costs, which means that 100% of each donation is doubled and goes directly to support our projects. For more information about Planeterra and the projects we support, or to make a donation, please visit www.planeterra.org Planeterra Dollar-A-Day Program Our Dollar-A-Day Program provides travellers with the opportunity to help us give back to the people and places visited on our tours by donating one dollar per day for the duration of their tour. 100% of these proceeds will go directly to support our Planeterra projects. To participate in this program please indicate at the time of booking that you would like to participate in G Adventures’ Dollar-A-Day program, either by clicking the check box online, or by advising your G Adventures specialist or travel agent. (Note: Donation will be charged in the currency of your booking)

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    In einer kleinen Gruppe kann man die Welt besser entdecken als alleine oder bei einer großen Busreise. Kleingruppen bieten Sicherheit, Zugänglichkeit, Kameradschaft und eine stärkere Verbundenheit mit deinem Reiseziel als bei jeder anderen Art des Reisens.

    Warum G Adventures?

    G Adventures ist seit über 20 Jahren Experte für Abententeuersreisen in kleinen Gruppen. Das haben sie geschafft, indem sie den Reisenden zuhören und ihnen genau das bieten, was sie suchen: großartige Reisen an großartigen Orten mit großartigen Menschen zu leistbaren Preisen.



    G Adventures Gründer Bruce Poon Tip

    G Adventures meets Vamadu

    G Adventures wurde bereits 1990 von Bruce Poon Tip gegründet. Als Backpacker mit Herz & Seele, waren sein einziges Startkapital zwei Kreditkarten und das brennende Verlangen, eine authentische, nachhaltige Reiseerfahrung anzubieten, wie die Welt sie noch nicht gesehen hatte. Indem er abenteuerlustigen Individualreisenden eine Alternative zu den üblichen Touristenhotels, Kreuzfahrten und Busreisen anbot, veränderte er nicht nur die Art, wie Menschen ihren Urlaub betrachten, sondern auch das Angesicht des Reisens für immer. Das einzige, was sich in den letzten 25 Jahren nicht verändert hat, ist der tief verwurzelte Glaube an deren Grundwerte, die das Leben und G Adventure bis heute bestimmen.


    Wir Vamadu-Gründer möchten genau diese Art von nachhaltigem, unabhängigem Tourismus für Individualreisende & Backpacker fördern und freuen uns, dass G Adventures somit selbst Teil der Vamadu Story wird!