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Indochina Encompassed

29 Tage, Bangkok nach Bangkok



Tour auf einen Blick


Tour-Dauer

29
Tage

Startpunkt

Bangkok
Thailand

Endpunkt

Bangkok
Thailand

Tour Style

Classic

Komfort-Level

Standard

Fitness-Level


Besuchte Länder auf dieser Tour

Vietnam Thailand Laos Kambodscha

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Die Tour

Lass dich den mächtigen Mekong hinuntertreiben, erkunde die pulsierenden Straßen von Hanoi, segle auf einer Dschunke durch die Halong-Bucht, gehe in Hoi An shoppen, erlebe das prachtvolle Angkor Wat.



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    Indochina Encompassed in wenigen Worten

    Von den pulsierenden Straßen Bangkoks zu den prächtigen Kalkstein-Formationen der Halong-Bucht umfasst diese Reise die Highlights von Indochina. Bestaune die Wunder von Angkor Wat, segle auf dem Mekong und genieße Nudeln in Chiang Mai. Stöbere in Ho-Chi-Minh-Stadt nach Souvenirs und trinke einen Kaffee mit den Einheimischen in einem Seecafé in Hanoi. Unterkunft, Transport und eine Reihe von inbegriffenen Aktivitäten werden von unseren CEOs arrangiert, sodass dir diese Erlebnisreise die perfekte Kombination von Highlights, die man einfach gesehen haben muss, und Zeit zur freien Verfügung bietet.


  • Was ist im Preis inkludiert?

    • Tour durch die Khlongs in Bangkok
    • Eintritt Wat-Po-Tempel und Guide
    • Eintritt Doi Suthep (Chiang Mai)
    • Eintritt Pak-Ou-Höhlen
    • Geführte Tour durch das Ethnologische Museum (Luang Prabang)
    • Reise zu den Kuang-Si-Wasserfällen (halbtägig)
    • Aufenthalt bei einer laotischen Gastfamilie
    • Wasserpuppen-Show (Hanoi)
    • Eintritt Ho-Chi-Minh-Mausoleum (wenn geöffnet)
    • Eintritt Halong-Bucht-Höhlen
    • Bootsfahrt durch die Halong-Bucht mit Mittagessen (Fisch und Meeresfrüchte) und Guide
    • Eintritt Zitadelle und Kaisergräber (Hue)
    • Kochvorführung und Mittagessen bei dem von Planeterra unterstützten Projekt Oodles of Noodles
    • Eintritt und Führung durch die Tunnel von Cu Chi (Ho-Chi-Minh-Stadt)
    • Tagesausflug zum Mekong-Delta
    • Radtour (Phnom Penh)
    • Eintritt Tuol-Sleng-Gefängnis und Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) und Guide
    • Eintritt Angkor-Wat-Tempelanlage und Guide, inklusive Tour bei Sonnenaufgang (Siem Reap)
    • Lokales Khmer-Abendessen bei einem von Planeterra unterstütztem New-Hope-Projekt oder mit einer einheimischen Familie (abhängig vom Abreisetermin)
    • Unterstützung beim Grenzübertritt
    • Inlandsflug
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

  • Route der Tour

    Abenteuerreise Route Indochina Encompassed

    Tag 1 Bangkok

    Ankunft zu jeder Zeit möglich.

    Tag 2 Bangkok (1F)

    Geführte Tour durch die Khlongs bis zum Wat-Po-Tempel. Du kannst auch den Großen Palast oder das Nationalmuseum besichtigen. Nachtzug nach Chiang Mai. (Flug und Übernachtung in Bangkok während der Monsunzeit, wetterabhängig).

    Tag 3 Chiang Mai

    Geführte Tour des Doi-Suthep-Tempels. Wenn möglich, kannst du die singenden Mönche beobachten. Optional Radtour durch Chiang Mai, Kochkurs, Spaziergang durch die Stadt und Besichtigung der umliegenden Tempel.

    Tag 4 Chiang Khong (1F)

    Weiter geht es über Wat Rong Khun nach Chiang Khong, wo du den ersten Blick auf den mächtigen Mekong werfen kannst.

    Tag 5 Am Mekong

    Einreise nach Laos. Du fährst den ganzen Tag auf dem Boot den Mekong entlang. Lass die Seele baumeln und die Welt an dir vorbeiziehen. Besuch eines traditionellen Dorfes. Spaziergang durch die Stadt und den örtlichen Markt in Pakbeng.

    Tage 6-8 Luang Prabang (3F,1A)

    Geführte Touren der Pak-Ou-Höhlen, Kuang-Si-Wasserfälle und des Ethnologischen Museums. Du kannst eine Radtour machen, einen Kochkurs besuchen, am Nachtmarkt einkaufen oder die Stadt erkunden.

    Tag 9-10 Gastfamilie/Vang Vieng (2F,1A)

    Verbringe die Nacht in einem einheimischen Dorf mit traditioneller Laotischer Küche. Iss und schlafe wie ein Einheimischer. Ein Guide erklärt dir alles, was du dazu wissen musst. An Tag 10 Fahrt zur malerischen Stadt Vang Vieng. Hier kannst du die Umgebung ideal mit dem Fahrrad oder Kajak erkunden.

    Tag 11 Vientiane (1F)

    Du kannst einen Stadtspaziergang machen und verschiedene Tempel, das Nationalmuseum, That Luang und die Morgenmärkte besuchen.

    Tage 12-13 Hanoi (2F)

    Am Vormittag von Tag 12 Flug nach Hanoi in Vietnam. Du kannst die Wasserpuppen-Show genießen und das Mausoleum und Pfahlhaus von Ho Chi Minh besuchen. Du kannst auch den Literaturtempel, das Hoa-Lo-Gefängnis und die Altstadt besichtigen.

    Tage 14-15 Halong-Bucht/Hanoi (2F,2M,1A)

    Zweitägige Bootsfahrt durch die Halong-Bucht, wo du Fisch und Meeresfrüchte zum Mittag- und Abendessen genießt. Du kannst Höhlen besichtigen und schwimmen. Du kannst auch in der Halong-Bucht Kajak fahren. Nachtzug nach Hue am Tag 15.

    Tag 16 Hue

    Geführte Besichtigung der Kaiserlichen Zitadelle und der Kaisergräber. Optional geführte Motorrad-Tour durch die Umgebung.


  • Tour Details

    Was erwartet dich?

    • Tour durch die Khlongs in Bangkok
    • Eintritt Wat-Po-Tempel und Guide
    • Eintritt Doi Suthep (Chiang Mai)
    • Eintritt Pak-Ou-Höhlen
    • Geführte Tour durch das Ethnologische Museum (Luang Prabang)
    • Reise zu den Kuang-Si-Wasserfällen (halbtägig)
    • Aufenthalt bei einer laotischen Gastfamilie
    • Wasserpuppen-Show (Hanoi)
    • Eintritt Ho-Chi-Minh-Mausoleum (wenn geöffnet)
    • Eintritt Halong-Bucht-Höhlen
    • Bootsfahrt durch die Halong-Bucht mit Mittagessen (Fisch und Meeresfrüchte) und Guide
    • Eintritt Zitadelle und Kaisergräber (Hue)
    • Kochvorführung und Mittagessen bei dem von Planeterra unterstützten Projekt Oodles of Noodles
    • Eintritt und Führung durch die Tunnel von Cu Chi (Ho-Chi-Minh-Stadt)
    • Tagesausflug zum Mekong-Delta
    • Radtour (Phnom Penh)
    • Eintritt Tuol-Sleng-Gefängnis und Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) und Guide
    • Eintritt Angkor-Wat-Tempelanlage und Guide, inklusive Tour bei Sonnenaufgang (Siem Reap)
    • Lokales Khmer-Abendessen bei einem von Planeterra unterstütztem New-Hope-Projekt oder mit einer einheimischen Familie (abhängig vom Abreisetermin)
    • Unterstützung beim Grenzübertritt
    • Inlandsflug
    • Alle Transfers zwischen den Reisezielen sowie zu inbegriffenen Aktivitäten und zurück.

    Die Highlights auf einen Blick

    Lass dich den mächtigen Mekong hinuntertreiben, erkunde die pulsierenden Straßen von Hanoi, segle auf einer Dschunke durch die Halong-Bucht, gehe in Hoi An shoppen, erlebe das prachtvolle Angkor Wat.

    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. VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.

    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

    Please note that this trip is a combination of multiple G Adventures tours. As such, the staff and/or particular vehicles operating your tour may change between tour segments. You may also expect some group members to join or leave the tour, between tour segments. Also note that in some major cities in Vietnam, many hotel rooms do not have windows. There may be a weight restriction for the internal flight on this tour. Each passenger is allowed to carry one checked bag with a maximum weight of 15 kg (33lbs). Additional bags or excess weight charges may apply. These charges are the responsibility of the passengers.

    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 do and see, 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. 15, im Schnitt 10.

    Inkludierte Verpflegung

    24x Frühstück, 2x Mittagessen, 4x Abendessen.

    Verpflegung

    Eating is a big part of traveling. G Adventures understands the importance of breakfast to start your day, we strive to include a basic breakfast wherever possible. A typical breakfast may include toast, coffee and tea, however, they may also be Asian style, consisting of noodles, congee (rice porridge), bread or eggs; this may vary depending on the city we're visiting. Vegetarians will be able to find a range of different foods, although in some areas the choice maybe limited. Should breakfast not be included, your CEO can suggest some local options. Travelling with G Adventures you experience the vast array of wonderful food that is available out in the world. Generally meals are not included in the trip price when there is a choice of eating options, to give you the maximum flexibility in deciding where, what and with whom to eat. It also gives you more budgeting flexibility, though generally food is cheap. Our groups tend to eat together to enable you to taste a larger variety of dishes and enjoy each other's company. There is no obligation to do this though. Your CEO will be able to suggest favourite restaurants during your trip. While trekking in remote regions, food is included, plentiful and made of fresh local ingredients. For all trips, please refer to the meals included and budget information. For all trips please refer to the meals included and budget information for included meals and meal budgets.

    Empfohlenes Budget für Essen & Trinken

    Plane 600-800 USD für nicht inbegriffene Mahlzeiten ein.

    Transport

    Zug, lokaler Bus, Bus mit Klimaanlage, Flugzeug, zu Fuß, Songthaew, Boot.

    Transport

    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.

    Lokale Flüge

    All local flights are included in the cost of your tour 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 (24 Nächte), Gastfamilie in einem Dorf (1 Nacht), Nachtzug (2 Nächte), Dschunke (1 Nacht).

    Hinweise zum eigenen Zimmer

    Nacht 2 & 15, Nachtzug; Nacht 9, Gastfamilie; Nacht 14, Boot in der Halong-Bucht.

    Über Unterkünfte

    A variety of styles of hotels/guest houses are used on this trip. In many instances they might not be like what you are used to back home as service and efficiency can vary. In some areas we stay in simple local guest houses in stunning locations - rooms are small and simple and there may only be shared toilet facilities and showers.

    Anreise zur 1. Unterkunft

    Hotel Centra Central Station Bangkok 23/34-35 Traimit Road Taladnoy, Bangkok 10100 Thailand Phone: +66 (0) 2 344 1699

    Tipps zur Anreise

    When arriving at Suvarnabhumi Airport (pronounced 'su wan na poom') in Bangkok proceed to the Arrivals Hall where you can change money into Thai Baht. (You may be approached by nicely dressed, official looking touts offering an expensive limousine service to your hotel; ignore these offers.)  You have three transport options; public bus, the Airport Train & MRT or public taxi. All transportation is located on the ‘ground’ floor.  Public Bus  The Airport Bus operates 4 bus routes to downtown for a cost of 150 Baht for the entire route. Bus AE2 goes to Banglamphu and Bus AE4 goes to Hua Lamphong train station. Our hotels are located in both the Bang Lamphu and Hua Lamphong areas.  Taxi  The airport is located 30km’s away from downtown Bangkok. Approach the taxi counters, advise them where you are going and they will write this information down for you along with the taxis registration details. Taxis should always use the meter and you are required to pay a 50 Baht airport surcharge on top of the metered fee plus any tollway fees (approx 75 Baht depending on the route taken). Total journey will cost between 350 THB – 500 THB, depending on traffic and toll fees.  The expressway is substantially faster, so tell the taxi driver to use the expressway, you can say either ""kuen ton-way"" (from 'tollway') or ""kuen taang duan"" in Thai (but most understand Tollway/express way in English).  Airport Train  If you are staying at the Centra Central Station Bangkok, you can take the Airport Train. Board the express airport train at a cost of 150 THB to the City Air Terminal; Makkasan. Here you will need to disembark and change to the MRT (subway) Blue line, boarding at Phetchaburi Station. From Pethaburi Station travel to the last stop, Hua Lamphong, and follow the signs for Exit 1. Once out, walk 2-3 minutes. The hotel is located across the road.  Arrival Transfers If you have paid for an arrival transfer when you booked your trip then please proceed to the Airport Information Counter near entrance 3 and look for the driver who should be holding a G Adventures sign. Please note, the hotel lobby is located on the top floor of the building. When arriving at the Hotel Centra Central Station Bangkok, take the elevators up to the top floor, check in and then proceed to your room.

    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 (if you are not on a group tour please refer to the emergency contact details provided in this dossier). If you are unable to get in touch with your leader, please refer to our emergency contact details. If you have pre-booked an airport transfer please meet your driver near the information counter at Entrance Door number 3 of the airport, in the arrival hall. If for any reason you can not locate you driver please call the emergency transfer phone number at +66 (0) 800 562777. If you have still have not made contact with our representative within 30 minutes of clearing customs and immigration, we recommend that you make your own way to the Starting Point hotel, following the Joining Instructions. Please apply to your travel agent on your return for a refund of the transfer cost if this occurs.

    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.  If your call is specifically concerning Bangkok Airport Transfer complications please call our local G Adventures Transfer provider directly at:+66 81 847 3034 (081 847 3034 from within Thailand) or +66 86 339 5881 (086 339 5881 from within Thailand) EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS G Adventures Office Bangkok, Thailand During Office hours (Weekdays, 9am-5pm Local Time) From outside Thailand: +66 2 381 5574 From within Thailand: 02 381 5574 After hours emergency number From outside Thailand: +66 87 049 6074 From within Thailand: 087 049 6074 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 (small denominations preferred) Credit or debit card (see personal spending money) G Adventures vouchers, pre-departure information and dossier Any entry visas, additional passport photos or vaccination certificates required Alarm clock Flashlight Sunblock/Sun hat Sunglasses Insect repellent Small towel and swim wear Toiletries (biodegradable) Sturdy walking shoes/sport sandals Money belt Shorts Long trousers Hiking pants/track pants Shirts/T-shirts Rain gear Rain jacket or poncho Umbrella Warm clothing Fleece jacket or warm layer Hat Gloves 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)

    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. 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. Please ensure you obtain a multiple entry Visa as we do exit and re-enter Thailand on this tour. Only 15 day tourist visas are issued when entering Thailand overland. If you are staying more than 15 days you should consider getting your visa prior to your trip. Please note that certain nationalities (including: Bhutan, China, Cyprus, Czech, Estonia, Hungary, India, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Oman, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Taiwan and Ukraine) may not be able to obtain visa at a land border. 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 upon arrival. Some nationalities don't require a Visa for Vietnam for shorter stays - please contact your Foreign Ministry for up to date entry/exit requirements. LAOS - Visas are issued upon arrival in Laos. You will need two passport size photographs and approx $50. Tourists are generally admitted to Laos for 15 days with a visa on arrival or for 30 days with a visa issued at a Lao embassy. Please bring lots of visa photos with you. Border crossings Poipet, Cambodia - Thailand to Cambodia Vinh Xuong, Vietnam (or Chau Doc). Cambodia to Vietnam Lac Sao. Vietnam to Laos Chiang Khong. Laos to Thailand Please be aware that you will require four clean pages (minimum) in your passport and at least six months validity.

    Are you that kind of guy/girl? Zusätzliche Trip-Infos

    Border crossings during the ATIE: Huay Xai, Laos - Thailand to Laos Hanoi airport, Vietnam - Laos to Vietnam Bavet, Cambodia - Vietnam to Cambodia Aranya Prathet, Thailand - Cambodia to Thailand

    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 Thai Baht, US Dollar, Cambodian Riel, Vietnamese Dong and Laos Kip. 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 $500 (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

    Departure Tax is included in all International and Domestic tickets in China, Thailand and Vietnam.

    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

    PERSONALIZE MY TRIP Our trip designers work very hard to assemble the life-altering experiences that fill this brochure. That said, our travellers are a diverse group driven by all sorts of different tastes, motivations and interests. What’s a trip designer to do? The solution? Extras! Specially designed for travellers with unique interests, Extras are optional add-ons to your G adventures trip that make your adventure more you-centric. Extras must be booked prior to departure. Extras available on this trip: SOUTH EAST ASIA ADRENALINE BUNDLE FLIGHT OF THE GIBBONS Bangkok, Full-day Soar across 3 kilometres of Thai jungle on a zipline and learn about the local lore, wildlife and geology from an expert guide. (Not at the same time, of course. That’d be kinda complicated.) Note: If the Extra is on the arrival or departure day we strongly recommend booking an additional night. CAVE RAPPELLING Hoi An, Half-day Explore the temples of one of Vietnam’s most sacred mountain retreats, then test your faith in gravity by abseiling from the summit, then into a cave, then into a temple chamber. Mind = blown. ATV TOUR Siem Reap, Aprox. 1 hr Starting in late afternoon, this Sunset ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) tour takes you through the countryside immediately surrounding Siem Reap and ends with a beautiful view of the setting sun as it dips below the rice fields. THAI AND VIETNAMESE CULINARY BUNDLE THAI COOKING at Silom Cooking School Bangkok, Half-day Learn to blend the herbs and spices of Thai cuisine at Silom cooking school. You'll shop for fresh ingredients at a local market, then prepare a meal from scratch with a certified instructor. VIETNAMESE COOKING Hoi An, Half-day Using fresh herbs and produce, we learn the basics of mouthwatering Vietnamese dishes. Your experienced teacher will introduce you to many new ingredients and show you how they can be substituted when you return home, so that you can enjoy cooking for your friends. *For specific days of each activity please see the Full Itinerary* _________________________________________________________ Bring along USD300 for optional activities not included in the trip. Approximate costs (per person) for popular optional activities taken in free time are - -Grand palace (Bangkok ) - USD11 -Jim Thompson’s House (Bangkok) - USD3.5 -National Museum (Bangkok) - USD1.5 -Royal Barge Museum (Bangkok) USD1.5 -Grand palace (Bangkok) - USD11 -Thai massage – USD10 per hour -Bicycle tour (Chiang Mai) - USD30 for Half Day -Thai Cookery Course (Chiang Mai) - USD30 for Half Day -Kan Toke Traditional Dinner (Chiang Mai) - USD30 -Bamboo rafting (Chiang Mai) - USD15 plus transport -Royal Theatre (Luang Prabang) – USD6-12 -Cooking Class (Luang Prabang) – USD30 for Half Day -Wat Xieng Thong (Luang Prabang) - USD1 -Arts and Ethnology Centre (Luang Prabang)- USD2 -Wat PhuSi and other Temples (Luang Prabang)- USD1-2 -Half day cottage industry tour (Luang Prabang)- USD5-8 -Bike Rental (Vang Vieng)- USD2 -Kayaking Trip (Vang Vieng)- USD15-20 -Visit one of the many temples (Vientiane) - Most entry fees USD1 -Buddha Park (Vientiane) - USD1 plus transport -National Cultural Museum (Vientiane)- USD2 -Kayak Rental for 1 person (Halong Bay)- USD10 per hour -Hoa Lao Prison- aka ‘Hanoi Hilton’ (Hanoi)- USD1 -Museum of Ethnology (Hanoi)- USD1 plus transport -Temple of Literature (Hanoi)- USD1 -Fine Arts Museum (Hanoi) - USD1 -Women's Museum (Hanoi) - USD1 -Army Museum (Hanoi)- USD1 -Taxi to each museum - approx USD2 -Bicycle Hire (Hue) - USD1 -Boat trip on Perfume River (Hue) - approx USD15/hour -Cooking Class (Hoi An)- USD20-25 -My Son Cham Ruins including car transport (Hoi An) - USD24 -Tu Bon River Boat Trip (Hoi An)- USD5 -Lifestart Lantern Making — a Planeterra-supported project (Hoi An) - USD 15 - Address: 77 Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An, Vietnam Spend an hour learning how to make your own traditional lantern and support local Vietnamese with chronic disabilities -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 -National Museum (Phnom Penh)- USD3 -The Silver Pagoda (Phnom Penh)- USD6.25 -Tonle Sap Lake Tour (Siem Reap)- USD15-20 -Phare - The Cambodian Circus (Siem Reap) USD15.00-45.00 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 sometimes 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. In Asia pharmacies tend to stock the same western drugs as you get at home but they are usually produced locally so please bring the full drug name with you when trying to purchase a prescription drug. 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. 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 w


  • Warum G Adventures?



    Warum Abenteuerreisen?

    Erlebnis- und Abenteuerreisen sind mehr als nur ein Urlaub. Sie sind eine Chance, deine Welt besser kennenzulernen, indem du den Menschen, Orten und Dingen, die sie so besonders machen, wirklich nahekommst ohne auf die Flexibilität einer selbst organisierten Reise zu verzichten. Dies ist dein Planet. Komm und lerne ihn kennen!

    Warum Kleingruppen?

    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!