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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #180 on: February 04, 2018, 05:05:53 PM »
Anyone went price shopping for tour agencies and has one to recommend?
Mainly for a private boat tour.

Where do u want to take the boat tour? I used an agency called Tonkin for most of my Vietnam trip  and I was overall pretty happy with them

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #181 on: February 05, 2018, 01:56:49 AM »
Where do u want to take the boat tour? I used an agency called Tonkin for most of my Vietnam trip  and I was overall pretty happy with them
Halong bay and Mekong Delta. I reached out to them. Thanks.

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #182 on: February 05, 2018, 11:33:51 AM »
No Zika concerns?

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #183 on: February 05, 2018, 04:43:20 PM »
No Zika concerns?
According to the CDC there is, but I'm sure you knew that.

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #184 on: February 05, 2018, 07:26:10 PM »
According to the CDC there is, but I'm sure you knew that.
I figured you did your own research and was hoping you'd share your findings

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #185 on: February 14, 2018, 02:17:21 PM »
before you book a boat trip through an agency, contact the boat directly and get there pricing.

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #186 on: August 11, 2018, 09:21:05 AM »
New Chabad in Hoi An, Kosher fleishig restaurant.

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #187 on: September 03, 2018, 02:22:35 PM »
New Chabad in Hoi An, Kosher fleishig restaurant.

Opening soon. There are Bochurim for the summer

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #188 on: May 03, 2019, 01:04:04 AM »
Halong bay and Mekong Delta. I reached out to them. Thanks.

Looking to cover those sites this summer.  Did you make it out there? Any advice or recommendations to share? 

Also looking for guidance on which Chabad (HCMC or Hanoi) is best for Shabbos stay?

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #189 on: May 03, 2019, 03:18:56 AM »


Looking to cover those sites this summer.  Did you make it out there? Any advice or recommendations to share? 

Also looking for guidance on which Chabad (HCMC or Hanoi) is best for Shabbos stay?

I skipped Halong Bay at the end. I was in Hanoi for shabbos and really enjoyed.

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #190 on: May 03, 2019, 09:51:48 AM »
Hanoi is a nicer city in general
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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #191 on: May 03, 2019, 10:46:02 AM »
Did any of you make use of a tour organizer for one-day or two-day trips?

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #192 on: May 29, 2019, 09:43:47 PM »
Considering a solo trip in June. Any thoughts on it being during rainy season? Also, anyone try out ha giang?

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #193 on: June 18, 2019, 10:43:12 PM »

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #194 on: August 05, 2019, 06:08:10 PM »
Likely headed to Vietnam in the next few weeks. Will probably be there for 7-8 days and split my time between Phu Quoc at the JW or IHG (though I heard JW is awesome) and Hanoi and doing an overnight cruise of HaLong Bay.  If I can fit it in, I'd love to do some caving (I'd obv love to do Son Doong, but they have no availability for my dates, aside from the fact that it coss $3K PP, but I'm seeing if we can fit in Hang En cave, for a much more reasonable $330 PP).

Any recommendations for private Ha Long Bay overnight boat tours?

Any other recommendations?
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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #195 on: November 03, 2019, 03:17:57 PM »
Likely headed to Vietnam in the next few weeks. Will probably be there for 7-8 days and split my time between Phu Quoc at the JW or IHG (though I heard JW is awesome) and Hanoi and doing an overnight cruise of HaLong Bay.  If I can fit it in, I'd love to do some caving (I'd obv love to do Son Doong, but they have no availability for my dates, aside from the fact that it coss $3K PP, but I'm seeing if we can fit in Hang En cave, for a much more reasonable $330 PP).

Any recommendations for private Ha Long Bay overnight boat tours?

Any other recommendations?

How would you be traveling between phu quoc, the caves, and hanoi? I am trying to plan 7 days into and out of hanoi airport so I would love to hear what you have planned there

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #196 on: December 17, 2019, 03:09:21 PM »
Has anyone ever been to Halong Bay from Hanoi? What is the best means of transportation? Any ideas where to stay in Halong Bay? Activities? Etc.

Please let me know

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #197 on: December 17, 2019, 03:46:35 PM »
Has anyone ever been to Halong Bay from Hanoi? What is the best means of transportation? Any ideas where to stay in Halong Bay? Activities? Etc.

Please let me know
Most Halong Bay cruises pick you up from the old city in Hanoi.
the cruises are the activities with whatever else they offer (kayaking, fishing etc)

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #198 on: December 17, 2019, 03:56:22 PM »
Most Halong Bay cruises pick you up from the old city in Hanoi.
the cruises are the activities with whatever else they offer (kayaking, fishing etc)
Is there anything to do in Halong bay other then cruises?

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Re: Vietnam Master Thread
« Reply #199 on: December 17, 2019, 04:00:05 PM »
Has anyone ever been to Halong Bay from Hanoi? What is the best means of transportation? Any ideas where to stay in Halong Bay? Activities? Etc.

Please let me know

Was there this summer.  While itís 2-3 hours each way from Hanoi, you can do a day tour with out the need for o/n accommodations.  If you want to go on an o/n or multi-night tour, most people spend the evening on luxurious junks/boat (the only place Iíve ever heard junk and luxurious in the same sentence).

Feel free to PM if you have questions.