Both Robin and I would like to thank you for all your conscientious assistance and organisation in preparing our itinerary for our recent trip to Vietnam.
You provided excellent and prompt service in all areas, even in times of unexpected and uncontrolled conditions.
Tour guides were: friendly, attentive, informative and professional
Tour drivers were: experienced, competent and safe
Tour meals were: appetizing, varied in Vietnamese cuisine, appealing to the eye
Hotels were: comfortable, had top class restaurants and facilities
We throughly enjoyed your country, varied minority cultures, people and the food, which has left a lasting impression on us. We will certainly share our experiences with our family and friends and suggest they include Vietnam as a “Must See” place to visit.
Our first time and overall impression of Vietnam is – A country steeped deeply with a distressing history ; of which it’s people have endured tremendous hardship; however despite this have witnessed the Vietnamese people to display inner happiness and contentment who are patient and tireless workers and immensely resilient.
We will gladly recommend and refer your high standard of service to anyone we know in Australia, who intends to visit Vietnam. We wish you all the best for the future on a personal and professional level in all that you do.
Thank – you once again.
Jean Latchem & Robin Latchem – Australia
Catherine, her mum, daughter and I had a wonderful trip through Vietnam thanks to your excellent organisation and suggestions for the trip's itinerary.
We had great guides and drivers, particularily in Hanoi, Nha Trang and Ho Chi Minh City. They were knowledgable, helpful, reliable and fun to be with. We enjoyed the friendliness of the local people, the sites, the food and the different activities.
There is only one small suggestion we would make should you offer the same itinerary to somebody else, and that is to spend half a day at least at the White Sand Doclet Resort outside Nha Trang, as it is such a beautiful beach, leave for Lak resort in the afternoon, as there would still be enough time the next morning to do the elephant ride and the dug out canoe excursion to visit the Jun and M lieng village before driving back to Buon Ma Thuot.
Also please warn anybody stopping at Lang Co Beach not to get taken in by some locals on the beach asking wether they could change some Euro coins for Euro bills. Catherine wanted to be helpful and accepted to change what she thought were 10 Euro coins of 2 Euros each, only to realise later that it was only the top coin on the pile that was a 2 Euros coin and the rest of the pile were some other coins that had exactly the same size and weight than the Euro, but weren't Euros. She wasn't wearing her glasses at the time and didn't realise she was being cheated!!
Anyway, we hope very much to be visiting Vietnam again at some stage in the future and will no doubt have you organise the next trip too :-)
Ursula, Catherine, Josephine and Emily – Australia
Dear Mrs. Thu Ha,
Time flying fast, we have already returned from Vietnam for more than a week. We hereby thank you for your perfect arrangement and kind concern during our stay. Although my daughter (before departure for Vietnam) and my wife were not feeling well during the trip, we still enjoyed everything, the people are friendly and the scenery are beautiful. I and my son also enjoyed the Vietnamese food. We also would like to extend our great appreciation to both tour guides, Mr. tung in Hanoi/ Ninh Binh and Mr. Hoa in SAPA and the drivers, who are all professional and helpful.
If there is opportunity, I would not hesitate to refer your Company to my friends for planning their trip to Vietnam.
By the way, I attach the above photo which were taken during the trip for Mr. Tung and Mr. Hoa.
Thank you and best regards,
Cheo Gek Long – Singpore
Yes, am back safe and sound!
We enjoyed the whole experience through Vietnam and Cambodia, and I'll definitely be passing on your contact info to my friends who are planning to travel to South East Asia. The itinerary, accommodations, drivers and guides that we had were exceptional and very accommodating for changes that we had to make based on the weather (particularly in Siem Reap). The food selections for lunch and dinner were great as well.
We knew it would be a very hectic pace at the outset, as we were trying to cram a lot of sightseeing in a few days - but very well worth it!
Thanks for organizing the trip - I'll be in touch over the next few months. I'm looking at doing 1 trip that covers Thailand & Laos, and another that includes Malaysia and Bali.
Delicia – Canada
Sorry for slow response, we have been very busy with family issues.
Regarding the trip, it was great. Your vehicles & drivers where very good, but your guides made the holiday. Personally for Dianne & myself we came away with very good feelings about Vietnam, believe this was directly due to the guides that went out of there way to help with the little things plus their knowledge & humour was excellent.
We will be visiting Hanoi & Sapa again & look forward to booking through Asia View again. It was very nice to meet you personally at the King Ly hotel, always good to put a face to the emails & bookings.
Thank you again & you can count on good expressions to friends about Asia View.
Good health to you & your family
Dianne & John – Australia
Dear Thu Ha,
Thanks very much for organising the trip for our family. We had a great 3 weeks holiday in Vietnam and Cambodia.
The level of service we received from the tour guides, drivers, restaurants, and hotel accommodation were all fantastic. We could not have asked for any more.
My family and I appreciate all the hard work you had put into our trip. The 22 days went smoothly as per our itinerary.
The cities and places that we had visited were all amazing. We love the beautiful beaches Vung Tau, Nha Trang, Hoi An, Hue and Ha Long bay in Vietnam and the famous temples Angkor Wat & Angkor Thom in Siemreap.
I would like to personally thank you for spending time with my family over dinner and appreciate the several phone call check-ups making sure we're all ok.
I'll no doubt be recommending you and your company to my friends should the consider visiting Vietnam or Cambodia.
Thanks & Regards,
Kuni from Sydney, Australia
Dear Tu Quyen,
Have arrived home in Australia after a long flight and some bad weather.
We would like to say thank you for a wonderful holiday, it was everything we expected and more.
Our guides were very knowledgeable and polite, the drivers were good and very careful.
In Ho Chi Min City the hotel was perfect, well situated as we could walk to many shops, the huge market and several sites around the city.
Our guide, Mr Quang, was very informative, polite and courteous, he was always on time, and very helpful about money, places to eat and shop. He found places for us to purchase photographic supplies and made sure we were careful with our belongings and money.
The Mekong Delta trip to the islands was interesting and fascinating, our lunch was a little disappointing
The trip to Long Tan was longer than expected (in time), but well worth it, the local guide was very good, and he knew the sites well, and also sensitive to what we needed to see and photograph.
We enjoyed the diversity of each area, South, Central and North Vietnam. We especially loved Sapa (even though it was cold and foggy), our guide Mr Hoa was lovely, showing us his own village and people. The ‘rock ‘n roll express (train trip) was great, would recommend getting the 2 berth cabin though. Loved our guide in Hanoi, “Kevin”, looked after us so well.
Enjoyed our time in Lao, a different pace to Vietnam, not so hectic, loved Luang Prabang, quiet and sedate, the Guesthouse was tops!
Cambodia, the temples, we saw so many, our guide in Siem Reap, San Hok, was especially attentive, he made sure we got to temples before the crowds, stopped for special photo’s when requested and generally looked after us well.
Its hard to sum up, but you did a fantastic tour for us, the hotels were great, lovely rooms, well sited, friendly well spoken staff and great meals. All the guides and drivers provided were exceptional, so helpful, rearranging tours when plane timetables changed – which meant we didn’t miss anything – well done!!!! And we still had plenty of free time to do our own thing, shopping was great and the meals were so good – and so much food.
Would not hesitate for one second to recommend yourself and your company to anyone wanting to visit Vietnam, Lao or Cambodia, once again, thank you and well done!.
Len and Barb SORRELL – Australia
Dear Miss Quyen,
It was wonderful to meet you in Hanoi also. It was nice to be able to thank you in person for all the organising that you did for us.
We were so pleased with everything from Asia View. All of the Hotels were good. The Sunrise at Nha trang was a great surprise.
The guides were all, so very good and informative. The tour programs were also good-we had plenty of time to see and enjoy everything.
We will be recommending Asia View to all of our friends when they travel to Vietnam and Cambodia.
Ian and Dianne Turnbull – Australia
Hello Mrs Thu ha,
Today we are back in Australia and off to work.
But before the daily hassles start again, I thought I would take this opportunity to extend on behalf of the four of us, our gratitude and appreciation for an excellent tour arranged and conducted by Asia View.
It is seldom these days to encounter the professionalism and attitude of employees and contractors such as yours. The manner and attention to detail, courteousness and patience exhibited by all your Guides was outstanding. Some Australians could take note of the Vietnamese work ethic.
Please post my comments wherever you feel they could be of benefit because you certainly went above
and beyond our expectations.
Next time we visit, (as you might remember our daughter missed out on the trip this occasion), we will contact you without hesitation.
Mr Chau from HCMC asked me to send him e-mail on any of our feedback, this I will do as soon as I sort
out our paperwork and find his address again. I have to say that as well as the above comments, Mr Chau’s
enthusiasm and sense of humour made us all feel at home in Vietnam from day 1.
Best wishes for the future,
Darryl and Yvonne Tonks.
PS. You did so well that next time you might arrange for some good weather !!!
but we still did enjoy ourselves.
Darryl Tonks – Australia
Dear Tu Quyen,
Thanks for writing. We arrived in Hanoi yesterday and are staying at the Sunny Hotel, in the Badinh Dist,. We will be here until 14 May when we move into The Metropole in the Central District. We'll be there until the morning of the 17th when we leave for home. If you have time for a lunch or a morning or afternoon coffee, I would love to meet you and thank you personally for doing such a good job. I don't know which location would be better for you.
We loved the trip on the river. The boat was good, the crew was good, the cook was great, the scenery was fabulous. We have recommended it to our friends and we have friends who live in Saigon who are also interested in such a trip. Having the boat entirely to ourselves was a real treat. The boats that transferred us between PhnomPenh and Chau Doc was perfect and the young woman who was in charge of us was fabulous. The car that picked us up in My Tho was clean, the guide spoke good English and we arrived in Saigon in a flash. It was over all to quickly, but remains one of the definite high points of this trip. The captain of the boat was dependable, knew the river well and his skills in boat handling were very reassuring. I have spent a fair amount of time on boats and when I saw the river traffic I was at first concerned that he be skilled or else we could have been in trouble. But his actions quickly put me at ease. The food on the boat was absolutely superb. I think you should advertise that chef's trips as a Gourmet Cruise. He's first class. And I liked the combination of Vietnamese lunch and western dinners. It gave him a chance to show off his skills. Everything in the cabin worked as it should. It took us a day to figure out that we had to turn on the hot water in the shower and a grab rail in the shower would be helpful as the floor get slick when wet. But no complaints. Oh, I would have liked it if the captain had marked each days progress on the nautical chart so we'd have some idea of where we were.
Thanks for asking and I'm also recommending you to all our friends. Everything you promised happened. On time, cost what you said it would and was done by people who know how to do their jobs. They live up to your standards, Tu Quyen. Good for you. Let me know about meeting in Hanoi. Martha
Thanks & Regards,
Martha Northup – USA
Again many thanks for all your help during our time in Vietnam, we were very impressed with the service provided and would not hesitate to use Asia view Travel should we return to SE Asia and recommend you to our friends. I would like to point we were very
happy with MR. Khanh who was our guide in Ho Chi Minh and was particularly good at his job.
Thanks & Regards,
Mr Paul Simpson – United Kingdom
Dear Mrs Tu Quyen,
I am writing to thank you and all of your staff for the wonderful holiday my family enjoyed in Vietnam. We had heard from friends who had been before about the wonderful scenery, the great fresh food, wonderful shopping and the kindness of the Vietnamese people but until we experienced all this and more you cannot really understand what a wonderful holiday experience this creates.
We found all the staff from Asia View travel very helpful and the service in arranging tickets and excursions was the best travel experience we have had over many years of International Travel.
My particular thanks goes to the 4 guides and the amazing drivers we had. Each guide was very courteous and made my family feel welcome from the first meeting. They shared their local knowledge and when asked provided recommendations for places to eat and shop and were able to give a full explanation of all the places we visited on our tour days. I would eagerly recommend them to any other Australians who may be travelling, they truly added to the experience making us feel like friends not just clients.
From the South to the North we were fortunate to enjoy good weather and meet many kind and welcoming Vietnamese people.
Hoping one day to return to your wonderful country and explore some of the other regions in your amazing homeland
Best wishes and again all our thanks!
Graham, Angela, James and Michael Welch - Australia