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Ethnic Travel - Day Tours

35 Hang Giay Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
+84 24 3926 1951
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Just ok - overpriced

We did the two day red river delta “cooking” tour and overall we were disappointed. The bike ride... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Theo_and_Fiona
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Brisbane, Australia
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First time in Vietnam

Excellent way to get away from the tourists and potentially immerse yourself in the life of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pierre-nk
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Los Angeles, California
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35 Hang Giay Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We did the two day red river delta “cooking” tour and overall we were disappointed. The bike ride was a short distance over a very rough track that made it very uncomfortable. At no point did you get to stop and enjoy the scenery, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent way to get away from the tourists and potentially immerse yourself in the life of different villages an locals of North Vietnam. One of a kind type of tour used and would definitely recommended to anyone even if you don't want to see countryside...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Outside of the big cities and some sorne tourist spots, getting around Vietnam can be daunting, given the infrastructure and the language. Ethnic Travel, with its excellent guides, made it fun and easy for us.We went on the equivalent of three two-day tours: Mekong Delta,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read mixed reviews on Ethnic Travel tours but my trip was overall very positive. It happened to only be me plus one other tourist (for one of the two days) on this trip, plus the guide and driver. A driver picked me up from...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just got back from a day trip with Ethnic Travel. Before the trip even started, I knew they were professional and friendly. I live in Hanoi and originally booked the trip near Christmas, but my dog became very ill and I had to cancel...More

1  Thank shellray12
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice ride through the bay on a traditional looking junk boat. We traveled from Hanoi which was a 5-6 hour journey by minibus. Food included in the tour package was decent and plenty of it both on the boat and in the homestay. The homestay...More

Thank Charlie K
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Do you know about the current financial situation of this company, really it is very bad. Details about that I will update later.

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

We booked a tour to Bai Tu Long bay with Ethnic Travel in the beginning of Jan 2018. We went to their office in person in Ha Noi for booking. We were advised very kindly by one of the lady staff and offered a cup...More

1  Thank refroll
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We normally don’t take guided tours but it seems to be the best way to get around in Vietnam and especially the Ha Long Bay. We did a three day tour without any troubles. Ethnic travel tours seem to add a little extra to everything,...More

1  Thank Jan D
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Avoid using this company at all costs. We went to Ninh Binh province with them on one of their standard tours. They had no life jackets for boat rides, no helmets for bike rides, the driver turned the vehicle around so many times I’m sure...More

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Response from arnie74 | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely waste of time! Avoid Ethnic travel. Only covers for car seats were ethnic during our Delta Mekong tour. I've just returned from two days(luckily with them only two days) tour from Vietnam.I repeat:Waste of time... More
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2 July 2016|
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You can find them on facebook: Vietnam Ethnic Travel Regards!
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One of the "activities" the boat folks make you do is kayaking. One of you would have to stay on the boat at the time to look after him. Which is ok I suppose, since there isn't any additional view that you get from the... More
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