Family holiday in Vietnam - Jungles and Junks
Vietnam, Family, 14 days - from £1,095 (land only) - from €1,370 (land only) - from $1,915 (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)
Lightweight waterproof overtrousers/rain-pants
Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket
Thermal baselayer shirts
Shirts and/or T-shirts
Fleece jacket or warm jumper
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
Sleeping Bag Liner
Daypack c.20 - 30 litres / 1200 - 1800 cubic inches (depending on how much of the familys kit you want to carry)
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:
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
Please note that all equipment required for the kayaking is provided.
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.