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Far Fung Places

1914 Fell St, San Francisco, CA 94117-1917
+1 415-386-8306
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India Adventure 2017

India Adventure 2017 In February 2017 my wife and I, along with one other couple, took an... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Russell M
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Chevy Chase, Maryland
West Africa with Far Fung Places

This trip to Benin, Togo and Ghana was truly amazing! We were in Benin for the national holiday... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Dianne E
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

India Adventure 2017 In February 2017 my wife and I, along with one other couple, took an unforgettable 25-day trip to India. The thrill of the trip began nearly one year in advance, when planning began in partnership with Kathleen Fung, President/CEO of FarFung Travels....More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Dear Russell and Helen, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely letter of praise. It was a pleasure working with you to choreograph a trip that met all of your expectations. You knew exactly what you wanted to experience which made...More

Reviewed 11 February 2017

This trip to Benin, Togo and Ghana was truly amazing! We were in Benin for the national holiday celebrating Voodoo, and were able to see many different voodoo sects practicing and celebrating their religion. We traveled by bus through the countries, stopping in villages and...More

Thank Dianne E
aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Dear Dianne, It was such a pleasure to travel with such an experienced group to West Africa. Too often people travel with the wrong expectations. I'm delighted you enjoyed traveling by bus through the coastal countries of Benin, Togo, and Ghana where the physical geography...More

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I just returned from a fascinating three weeks in Benin, Togo and Ghana in a small group with Far Fung Places. We received a very warm welcome in the predominately Muslim areas of Benin and Togo. We participated in the Voodoo festival in Ouida and...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Dear Mary, Thank you for posting such a lovely review on your trip to West Africa. Togo and Benin are French speaking predominately Muslim countries, but as you mentioned we were warmly received by the locals at the annual voodoo celebration in Ouidah, and even...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Absolutely wonderful trip to Bhutan. Far Fung Places is the absolute best. Every detail was perfectly arranged. Our Bhutanese guide was absolutely wonderful. Group nice and small. Accommodations excellent. But best were the personal experiences they gave us, such as lunch at guide's home, visit...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post your lovely review on your recent trip to Bhutan. It always makes our team smile to receive these positive reviews. I am pleased you enjoyed the home cooked meal at Karchung's family home in Trongsa, as it...More

Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I took a 9-day trip to Bhutan in October 2016. The trip was completely organized, packaged and delivered by Far Fung Places. We were completely blown away by our trip! The hotels were fabulous, the locations we visited were stunningly beautiful, the...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2017

Thank you for your positive review of Bhutan with Phub Wangdi, one of our superb guides in Bhutan. We always strive to give our clients the best experience in Bhutan, and when we get a lovely review like yours, I know it's because our team...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

In October, I went with Kathleen Fung of Far Fung Places to remote islands in Indonesia. I had never taken a trip like this before, and it truly was beyond my wildest dreams. It was absolutely FABULOUS! We were on a boat (Damai 1) that...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2016

It was a real pleasure to travel with someone who was an inspiration for all of us. I'm delighted our exploratory cruise was so rejuvenating, and judging from all the photos we have of you dancing your heart out with the locals, we know this...More

Reviewed 5 December 2016

We just got back from an 11-day trip in Bhutan. It was more than a visit - it was an experience. There is beauty everywhere: from the many Bhuddist temples to the textiles and arts, and to the surprisingly diverse countryside. The food was delicious,...More

1  Thank Karin R
aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2016

Dear Karin, Kadrinche-la (thank you in dzongka) for such a lovely review. I am blessed to work with such a great team in Bhutan: Tshering is one of the country's best guides; Ugyen really takes care of our clients on the road; and Khandu and...More

Reviewed 6 November 2016

This was a comprehensive experience of Bhutan in a mere 11 days. Never rushed, our relaxed, entertaining and informative tour guide, Karchung, kept us moving along comfortably with a stream of information and laughter. Our group of 8 was a compatible and a well-balanced bunch,...More

1  Thank Sara A
tashidelek1, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2016

Thank so much for this beautifully written review––much appreciated. Tashi Delek, Dennis (JD) Keser

Reviewed 28 August 2016

We travelled to Bhutan with Far Fung Places and had an excellent adventure. Kathleen Fung coordinated our trip flawlessly and Karchung was a superb tour guide. We had some apprehension about traveling to this distant land with children (ages 11 and 14) , but the...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Thank you for your complimentary review of Bhutan and Karchung, who is such an ambassador for his country. Having escorted family trips during the summer monsoon months, Karchung knows how to balance the needs of parents as well as children. On behalf of our superb...More

Reviewed 5 April 2016

This trip to Southwest & Southern China was nothing short of magical. The trip was well planned and escorted by Kathleen Fung of Far Fung Places visiting the colorful Ethnic Minorities and viewing some of the most dramatically gorgeous mountain scenery. Kathleen chose an excellent...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2016

CJ Thank you for your complimentary review of your recent trip to Southwest and Southern China which introduced us to many ethnic minorities who still followed their traditional way of life and made their crafts by hand. I appreciate your mentioning our guide in Guizhou,...More

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