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Address: Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 4 3926 2828
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Since 1997 Handspan Travel Indochina has been owned and staffed by people...

Since 1997 Handspan Travel Indochina has been owned and staffed by people for whom travel is not simply an interesting job, but an all-consuming passion of exploring and understanding the world and the diverse cultures that inhabit our planet.We believe that tourism is fundamentally about connecting people and that the differences that separate us can be bridged with the span of an extended hand.Since our founding, we have grown into a family of more than 70 members, and have earned our solid reputation by delivering quality hospitality service, by maintaining small group sizes, and by exploring new destinations off the standard tourist path - all while remaining true to the principles of responsible tourism.We offer a variety of small group tours throughout Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, have multiple office locations throughout the region, and offer a range of travel services including private tours as well as bookings for hotels, airlines, and rail tickets.We can also design customized tour packages according to your needs and interests. We will arrange private, custom tours for your group of any size, and can focus your tour on nature-based activities, village homestays, educational themes, or volunteer opportunities. Handspan also offers you the chance to experience Vietnam in ways that ensure that your impacts on local environmental, social, and economic contexts are positive ones. Our expert knowledge about the places we visit and the local challenges they face, enables us to design and operate tours that promote a balance between the need for economic development and ecological preservation. We do this through working closely with local communities, partnerships with NGOs and development organizations, and ensuring our guides are highly trained in ecotourism principles

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Amazing Tour (Halong Bay)

We chose this company due to the reviews and the fact that they go to the less touristy part of Healing Bay. Booking was really easy and booking within 48hours got us a 10... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose this company due to the reviews and the fact that they go to the less touristy part of Healing Bay. Booking was really easy and booking within 48hours got us a 10% discount. The bus to the bay was good, and the rest stop had clean toilets. The boat (Treasure Junk) was brilliant, not a massive impersonal one,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently visited Hanoi for four weeks. During that time and following recommendations from friends, we booked a 9 day Handspan tour. Upon visiting their office on arrival in Hanoi, we decided to book an extra shorter tour as well. All in all, we were really impressed with this tour group and the packages they offer. From the lovely Annie... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place is great and I honestly felt the customer service was excellent! The staff spoke good English and were extremely helpful. We went on the Treasure Junk-Halong Bay cruise through these guys and the service couldn't have been better. Big thank you to Handspan :)

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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After traveling Vietnam on a very tight budget we decided to go out of our league and booked a 2 days 1 night tour with handspan at €165 per person. I'm glad we did it as it was very well spent money and everything was perfect. In Hanoi you can find much cheaper tours but in Ha Long you really... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the 3 day trip with them on their Treasure Junk. It was a first class operation all the way. They bused us to the boat and we sailed out to the second bay where we had lunch, then went for an hour kayak, had a cooking class and an excellent dinner. The next day started with a tai... More 

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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic 2 night, 3 day tour with Handspan through Halong bay. Our guide Twye (I may have spelt that wrong, sorry!) was brilliant. He accompanied us throughout the tour and was full of practical and historical knowledge. The boat was great and we were fed like kings. (I don't think I've ever eaten so much in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the 2 night stay on the Treasure Junk, which included a whole day exploring the Bay (including an impromptu fishing trip with a local man on his boat). Would definitely recommend this rather than the 1 night, as you would miss a lot if you only stayed for 24 hours. Our guide, Duy, was absolutely superb and looked... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did 2 trips with Handspan, one a Halong Bat Cruise and the other a tour of local villages. Everything was very efficiently organised, the guides were excellent and informative and the trips well worth the time. The first trip was booked from the UK by email before we left and the second we went into the office to discuss... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the 3D2N Halong Bay cruise on the Treasure Junk which was excellent and went to less popular places. The very positive experience started with Duc, a great tour guide who seems very versatile: Very committed and engaging and lots of other info including VN history. Program is packed by very good if you like that (up to you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very professional travel company serving IndoChina. We went on a x3 day, x2 night trip with Handspan to Ha Long Bay on the Treasure Junk. We had a great guide, great food and of course it is a beautiful location. Definitely recommend staying the extra night; we were able to do much more kayaking, in a smaller group and with... More 

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