Family holiday in Vietnam - Jungles and Junks

Vietnam, Family, 14 days - from $1,780 (land only)


The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots/sturdy shoes

Sandals or shoes that are comfortable when wet (for the kayaking)


Trekking trousers/pants

Lightweight waterproof overtrousers/rain-pants

Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket



Thermal baselayer shirts

Shirts and/or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Warm hat

Sun hat (with wide brim)


Lightweight thermal gloves

Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries

Water bottles 1 Litre / 2 pints (x2)

Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)

Small towel (for the homestay)


Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial hand wash

Wet wipes

Sleeping Bag Liner

Daypack c.20 - 30 litres / 1200 - 1800 cubic inches (depending on how much of the family’s kit you want to carry)

Cycling helmet*

Basic First Aid Kit including : Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Immodium), painkillers, plasters (band-aids), and blister treatment, Insect repellent (DEET), antihistamine cream and tablets, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are a good idea.

The following items are optional:

Trekking poles

Pocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

Repair kit – (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

Camera, film / memory cards, batteries

Games, football, kit etc

Specialist equipment

Please note that all equipment required for the kayaking is provided.

*Cycling helmet

Note that if you wish to participate in the cycling tour in Thuy Bieu Village you MUST bring your own cycling helmet. Locally we cannot provide helmets.

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