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We booked a VIP cabin (same like the normal cabin, upper beds are folded) in the hope of expecting a quiet night in a proper cabin. First of all, we did not expect a european standard but i never saw so many coackroaches on one...More
We booked VIP but the carriage was old and looked nothing like the pictures the ride was bumpy, we hardly got any sleep from a constant banging noise under the train .
To be honest we have travelled by train from HCMC to Nha Trang...More
We made our train trip from Hanoi to Sapa last year with this train and it was a comfortable ride! The train is not luxurious but nice and cozy! The beds are comfortable and we had good sleep on train! The cabin is clean and...More
Don’t be conned thinking you have booked a bargain because of the low costs in Vietnam. It’s cheap because it’s fake! The cabins are cramped, the toilets stink and there’s nothing deluxe about it. Sa Pa is great as was the trekking but avoid this...More
The reason for the strange title is because while I was riding on “The Orient Express” I was reading Agatha Christy’s book, “Murder on the Orient Express”. So much fun. The ride from Sa Pa to Hanoi was great. I had a 4 person soft...More
Our train to Sapa, was wonderful. We stayed in the VIP cabin for two.
However, our train back from Sapa to Hanoi was literally as if we were sleeping in a washing machine.
A couple hours after departing, the train started to make loud persistent...More
We enjoyed the overnight sleeper train from Hanoi to Sapa. I highly recommend booking the VIP cabins, I have read past reviews about awful experiences sharing cabins with strangers etc. our experience was great. We booked 2 separate cabins for 4 people (kids aged 9...More
Great adventure with our family of 4. Would not recommend sharing with strangers. 2 sets of bunks in each room. Very little storage space. We took 4 day backs between us. Anything larger would not fit under the bunks. Each of the bottom bunks has...More
Cool experience with friends. We were four in a room. Barely enough space for our luggage but did manage. Confortable bunk beds. Washroom were a bit dirty. Had a free snack in the room. Overall enjoyable advanture. No regrets.
My daughter and I went on an overnight train ride from Hanoi to Hue in a soft berth cabin. We shared this experience with an Irish couple which made the experience quite memorable with many laughs and discussions on many topics! Take some food on...More