What time do the activities start on each day?
It will depend on what is planned that day, but the days normally start at 8:00am
How long is each activity?
It depends on the activity, your guide will be able to advise.
Are there any clothing specifications for entering the temples?
Yes, clothing must cover your knees and shoulders.
Am I allowed to take photos in the temples?
Yes, you can take photos at any temples but if you are professional photographer that use professional equipment (big camera, tripod, long lenses, drone etc) you will need to request permission first. The process takes at least one week.
Is bedding provided on the sleeper train?
Yes, you will have a pillow and duvet.
How many people share a berth?
Berths are for 4 people - 2 sets of bunk beds.
What kind of beds are on the train?
The train beds are single bunk beds.
Will the berth I am in only have other Flashpackers?
Is there food and drink onboard?
Yes, there is a food trolley and some complimentary snacks in your berth. We would recommend also taking your own snacks too, though.
How long does the train take?
It is a 10 hour train ride.
Is the train air-conditioned?
What shoes should I wear for the trek?
We would recommend walking boots with good ankle support and grip.
What clothing is recommended for the trek?
We would recommend layers, including waterproofs, as the temperature can vary quite a lot.
Do I need to wear insect repellent on the trek?
Yes, we would recommend that you do.
What do I need to carry with me on the trek?
Just water and any snacks you may want, plus your camera!
What is the difficulty level of the trek?
It is not a challenging trek. The paths are undulating, but in good condition.
What is the gradient of the trek?
There are a few ups and downs but it is by no means mountainous.
How long does the trek take?
This can be dependent on the group on the day but it is usually between 5 and 6 hours.
What is there to do during the free time in Sapa Valley?
There is a spa at the hotel and the town has some nice cafes and local shops.
How long is the boat trip?
You get on the boat at midday on the first day and get off again at midday the next day.
What facilities does the boat have?
It has everything you would expect in a hotel - hot showers, running water and comfy beds!
What is there to do during the free time in Hoi An?
Hoi An has LOADS of gorgeous shops and cafes, you can also hire a bike to cycle along the river, go on a boat trip and get clothes tailored.
What is there to do during the free time in Phnom Penh?
You can visit Royal Palace, National Museum, go shopping at Russian or Central Market. Alternatively you can ask your leader for any suggestions.
How much free time do we have until the flight to Siem Reap?
We normally book flights which depart around 10:00 am, so you have free time about 1hr before transferring to Phnom Penh airport. If there are flight delays, you will have more time in Phnom Penh.