Vietnam Comprehensive Birding: Best of Indochinese Birding from South to Central Tour Pricing

2020 & 2021 Pricing: $3,690 US Dollars, or £2,860 GBP* for 17 Days and 16 Nights

 

With 2 Trip Extension Choices:

(1) North Vietnam Extension for 6 Days and 5 Nights More for $900 USD (£650 GBP*)
(2) Cambodia Extension for 6 additional Days and 5 Nights for $1,500 USD (£1,080 GBP*) per person. 

 

Inclusions: 

  • Tour package includes all lodging, meals* and access fees to reserves, parks and other birding sites.

  • Premier Bird Guide: All of our tours use the services on an excellent bird guide, often a well-recognized expert on birding in this area. 

  • Top-Rated Preparation Services: We support your preparation for the trip. We provide information on the birds you will see and all the travel details, including all logistic details (arrival plans, trip itinerary, lodging details and more), information on entry into Vietnam and Cambodia, and information on travel health issues, packing information and more. Most of our clients comment that our Trip Participation Guide is the best they have ever seen.

  • Transport and Airport Transfers

    • Local ground transport is included. This includes a large transport van (and/or jeep as needed) for most of the trip. 

    • We also have a driver or guide pick you up at the airport upon arrival, and transfers for internal flights are included, and we arrange for a transfer back to the airport at the end of the trip.  

  • Acre for Bird Conservation: As part of our efforts to support bird conservation, we purchase in the name of customers (for each booking) at least one acre (but averaging between three and four acres) of wilderness to support bird conservation. As our trip prices are often 20% (and often even a better deal) less than our competition, this does not really cost you more and it is a great way to support bird conservation around the world.

  • Small Group Pricing: All the prices mentioned above are for tour groups of six to eight participants. We are happy to provide pricing for private groups with fewer than six participants.

 

 

*Pricing Notes and More Details:

 

  • US Dollar Pricing: Vietnam prices are fixed in US Dollars.

  • Pricing in British Pounds: The GBP price indicated above is based on the April 10, 2019 exchange rate of 0.775 GBP per US Dollar. The trip price is fixed in US Dollars, and the final charges for the trip will be based upon the actual exchange rates we pay. Though we work to minimize bank charges with banking in Canada and in the United Kingdom, banks do often charge about 1.5% to for making the exchange.

  • Bank Fees: We do not charge bank fees for wire transfers for clients paying into our accounts in the United States, the United Kingdom and/or Canada.

  • Note on Meal Inclusion: Meals include three meals per day during any full day of the trip.  The arrival day does not include any meals.  The day of your international flight departure will include breakfast.

  • Note on Beverage Inclusion: Most of our meals are provided by the lodges, and we follow their practices in providing beverages at meal time. Most lodge-provided breakfasts include a choice of coffee, tea and/or juice, and most box lunches include either bottled water or juice. Other beverages served at supper are your choice and are an additional expense which you pay to the restaurant directly. We provide water at the table for supper. We also provide bottled water during the birding day.  

  • Group Size: We anticipate a group of 6 to 8 participants, and pricing is based upon this group size.   


Optional Costs for Booking the Trip:

Single Room Supplement: 

  • If you want to share a room, please let us know. We are often able to find a roommate for those wanting to share a room.

  • If you want a single room, please state this at the time of booking. 

  • Single Room Supplement Main Tour: $660 USD (or 475 GBP*) is the price we charge for the additional cost of anyone not sharing a room with another birder (and/or a spouse). Single rooms are limited at Montezuma, based upon availability there.

  • For the North Vietnam Extension, $180 USD (or £130 GBP*).

  • For the Cambodia Extension, $280 USD (or £200 GBP*) is the price we charge for the single room supplement. 


Pre-Paid Tipping for Meals/Lodging: Add $80 (or £60 GBP*) to pre-pay these tips if in a shared room, or add $120 USD (or £85 GBP*) if in a single room. We do present to you clear tipping recommendations if you want to do the tipping yourself. Most of our clients prefer to do the tipping themselves. For the North Vietnam Extension, add $30 USD (or £20 GBP*). For the Cambodia Extension, add $25 USD (or £20 GBP*).

Notes on Other Tour Costs: Exclusions:  

You will need to pay for any flight costs involved in this trip.

  • Birding starts in Ho Chi Minh City, and ends in Hanoi for the main tour. This flight can often be booked for about $50 USD (or 35 GBP*).

  • The North Vietman extension does not involve any additional flights.

  • The Cambodia extension will likely add another $250 to $350 USD (180 to 250 GBP*) to flight costs for most participants.

  • The tour fee does not include taxes/fees for entering or exiting the country, telephone calls, laundry and other items of a personal nature. Tips for birding guides and trip drivers are not included in the tour price.

 

Want More Tour Information or Have Questions about Pricing?

 

Please call Charles (in the USA at 720-320-1974 in Colorado or toll free at 888-203-7464, ext. 912) or Jennifer (in the UK at +44 755 214 2976, in Suffolk), and/or email info@pibird.com.

 

We are happy to answer any question you may have and/or provide you trip reports (reports of birds and other wildlife actually seen on our trips) or more details on trip logistics (from vehicles used to lodging details).

 

Like to Book these Trips:

 

Booking by Phone in the USA: Call Charles at the Partnership for International Birding toll free at 888-203-7464, ext. 912. Charles can also be reached on his cell phone at 720-320-1974.

 

Booking by Phone in the UK: Call Jennifer at the Partnership for International Birding’s UK office at 44 755 214-2976, in Suffolk)

 

Tour Pricing Update Note: These tour prices were updated May 8, 2019 for all 2020 tour dates.                                              

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