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  • laus

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    16th February, 2010
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    I've read a lot about the bad and good experiences with the tours in Vietnam and I can conclude that Sinh Cafe is one of the better choices. Is that true???, do you know the address of their office in Hanoi and HCMC??
    I really want to do some tours: Halong Bay, The Perfume Pagoda and Mekong Delta...
    I think I can get a better price if I book the tours in their office, isn't it???... is this their website: http://www.thesinhtourist.vn???

    I also want to do a tour in Sapa and I've read good reviews of the tours arranged in CatCat Hotel and Friendly Hotel, what do you guys think about it?, any other suggestion??

    I know there are a lot of question, but after all the things I've read I'd really love some guidance here.

    Thank you very much



    #1 Posted: 19/2/2010 - 02:11

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  • foieslinger

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    11th November, 2009
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    www.thesinhtourist.vn IS the correct website. We took their 2 day Mekong tour from Saigon to Chao Doc and into Cambodia a few weeks ago. I would definitely recommend it to others although I wish we would have paid for an upgraded hotel as the one they stuck us in in Chao Doc was an absolute nightmare. The tour itself was fine (and cheap).

    #2 Posted: 19/2/2010 - 13:07


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    Posted from within Vietnam.

    I agree with foieslinger

    The Real Sinh Cafe Website is: http://www.thesinhtourist.vn

    Good Luck

    #3 Posted: 19/2/2010 - 21:15

  • rawjer

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    Posted from within Vietnam.

    I've spent the last 2 weeks here in Hanoi, and just a heads-up/word of warning to folks reading this thread. I've passed maybe 40 or 50 travel agencies in the central part of the city, mostly concentrated in the Old Quarter, and probably 30 or so of those (no joke) call themselves Sinh Travel Cafe, and most have convincing signs with official-looking logos.

    I've heard that booking in person tends to be way cheaper than booking online, since the online price seems to be the infamous "starting price" to begin your haggling with, but finding the real and official Sinh Cafe won't be as obvious as you might expect. About 20 meters down the street from my hotel there are two Sinh Cafes that face each other across a small street.

    I actually just got back from a Halong Bay trip, booked through my hotel, which was slightly cheaper than the best price I could get out of the more official looking Sinh Cafe, and much cheaper than their online price.

    #4 Posted: 21/2/2010 - 20:04

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