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19yr old female travelling to Halong, any suggestions?

leicester
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19yr old female travelling to Halong, any suggestions?

The daughter of friends of ours is travelling into VN in September and hoping to go to Halong Bay. She is 19 and travelling alone. I'm thinking the trips that include a night staying on Catba and one on a boat would be better as she will perhaps meet other young travellers that way. Can anyone suggest a good HB trip, for a young girl? Not restricted by budget but think the more expensive trips might not have so many youngsters on them? Thank you

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1. Re: 19yr old female travelling to Halong, any suggestions?

Hi Jo. From what I've experienced and read, HB trips in all price categories are still down to the luck of the draw when it comes to age groups and the youthful mentality or otherwise of the people in those age groups. Nowt worse than a young fogey.

I know that the Hanoi Backpackers Hostel offers 1 and 2 night HB tours aimed at travellers in their late teens to early 30s, but they seem to be booze cruises that might or might not appeal to your friends' daughter.

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2. Re: 19yr old female travelling to Halong, any suggestions?

All comes down to what type of 19 year old she is,if she wants to party then do the boat suggested above or do the cheaper tours as most young travellers need to stretch their dollar as far as they can.

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3. Re: 19yr old female travelling to Halong, any suggestions?

Hello,

Almost the group tours not responses the expectation of your friends' daughter.

On the board may has mixed half young and half older tourists but they are both very friendly.

Other ways, she can go to Hanoi Backpacker Hostel and book direct with them. They are offering the budget tour for student and young travellers from all over the world.

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4. Re: 19yr old female travelling to Halong, any suggestions?

book with Alova Gold Cruise, APT or Elizabeth cruise are recommended with the young people, whatever cruise the girl book, they could make friend coz always the young and the old people. good luck!

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5. Re: 19yr old female travelling to Halong, any suggestions?

I'd also advise her to stay at Hanoi Backpackers and book through there.

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