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Our history

Founded by two energetic Hanoi women with vast experience in Vietnam tourism, our company has been taking our clients on exciting adventures and relaxing holidays since 2001.  Even as Tonkin Travel has quickly grown through word of mouth, the original commitment to personal service and understanding has not diminished – and that is the way it will stay.

 

Tonkin Travel is a family company and as such we like to support and be involved with the community wherever we can.

Tonkin Travel is here to serve all of your travel need in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

Your pleasure is our business!

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No booking is too small or too big for us

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All you need to do is get the ball rolling by telling us how much time you have, what you are interested in and what type of accommodation you are after

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We will refine with you, an itinerary that makes the most of your time and budget as well your energy.

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We are able to give you the newest information and options as well as being here ready to help if anything unforeseen happens or you need help or advice of any kind.

Meet our Tonkin Family

Hue Nguyen

Hue Nguyen

CO FOUNDER & OWNER

One of the Founders and Owners of Tonkin Travel, Hue is in charge in developing the French and Italian market.  She has been working in tourism since 1991 and acquired her Master in Tourism in Italy through scholarship of OMT (Organisation Mondiale du Tourisme) in 2000. She speaks Italian, French and English.

Tel:  +84 913 305 520
Email:  Hue@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  hue-tonkintravel

I like Ha Giang very much… very authentic, not touristic, beautiful  landscape and wonderful people.

Ly Pham

Ly Pham

CO FOUNDER & OWNER

With 26 years of Travel and Tourism experience, Ly spends her free time reading and writing.  She speaks fluent English, studied Translation and Interpreting in university and worked as an interpreter in the garment industry before turning to tourism in 1994.

Tel:  +84 906 279 393
Email:  Ly@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  Ly-Tonkin

Hoi An as it’s beautiful, it has good food and gentle, friendly locals as well as other tourists.

Martin Bullard

Martin Bullard

MARKETING & DEVELOPMENT ADVISER

Martin has been with Tonkin Travel since the beginning – working with a second-hand computer in Mrs. Hue’s kitchen to having an enthusiastic and dynamic group today. He’s well committed to maintaining Tonkin Travel’s high-quality customer service and assists in marketing, product, and new destination development.

Tel:  +84 904 188 156
Email:  Martin@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  martin-tonkin

I love traveling to the North West part of Vietnam for its friendly minority groups and mountain scenery.

Phuong Nguyen

Phuong Nguyen

DIRECTOR

With experience in tourism since 2004, she undersands the needs of clients and has in-depth knowledge of the destinations through her travels.

Tel: +84 912 532 532
Email: Phuong@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  phuong-tonkin

Hoi An is a nice and peaceful town with friendly locals, good food and rich history.  I enjoy the day relaxing by the beach!

Tuyen Ngo

Tuyen Ngo

CHIEF ACCOUNTANT

Tuyen joined Tonkin in 2008 which led her to discover new destinations. She’s a proud supporter of environmental and socially responsible tourism.

Tel:  +84 912 791 733
Email: Tuyen@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  tuyentuyen80

I like Nha Trang for it’s white gold beach and Sapa for it’s scenic mountains and peaceful atmostphere.

Hien Nguyen

Hien Nguyen

PRODUCT & CONTRACTING MANAGER

Since her graduation in 2012, Hien has been traveling to different parts of the world and helping people from all over the world planning their trip to her beautiful country.  Hien speaks fluently Italian and English.

Tel:  +84 976 730 991
Email: hien@tonkintravel.com

I love every city in Vietnam but Ha Noi, where I was born and raised, is always my favorite!

Hanh Pham

Hanh Pham

TRAVEL CONSULTANT

Working in tourism since 2005, Hanh has spent all her time in designing vacations and creating amazing experiences for her clients to visit Vietnam as well as other destinations in Indochina.

Tel: +84 989 633 537
Email: Hanh@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID: Hanhsales

Hoian ancient town in central Vietnam is the place where I wish to visit every time I could because of its own beauty and story.

Kim Oanh

Kim Oanh

REPRESENTATIVE IN FRANCE

Tonkin Travel has a representative in France, Oanh Pham (Mrs.). She is responsible for ticketing but also able to give you other information about your trip to Indochina.

Tel:  + 33 (0) 771017642
Email: Kimoanh@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  kimoanh1407

A walk at twilight on Long Bien bridge (former Paul Doumer bridge) that spans the Red River, always gives me an inexplicable sensation: a mix of nostalgia, romance, a breakaway …; simply happiness!

Erika Stefani

Erika Stefani

MARKETING & TRAVEL CONSULTANT

Erika joined Tonkin Travel in 2010 and provides tour planning for the European Market.  Fluent in Italian, English, French and Spanish.

Tel:  whatsapp/viber +39 349 272 4166
Email: Erika@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  erika-tonkintravel

Hoi An is a nice and peaceful town with friendly locals, good food and rich history.  I enjoy the day relaxing by the beach!

Huyen Quan

Huyen Quan

TOUR OPERATOR

Huyen, a Travel Operator since 2009, provides the best service for clients to ensure they have the best possible trip with Tonkin Travel.

Tel:  +84 986 881 004
Email: Huyen@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  kimhuyen85

Discovering Halong is spectacular because of its – limestones, islets and caves.

Linh Dam

Linh Dam

TRAVEL CONSULTANT

Studied Tourism Management, Linh loves traveling a lot. She may have just started working in Tourism but her travel experiences and educational background is fast-tracking her growth in this career!

Tel: (+84) 24 3719 1180 Ext: 36
Email:Linh@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID: Linh – Tonkintravel

Vietnam has an amazing coastline and the beaches from the center to the south are all amazing. I still remember driving on the long highway road from Saigon to Mui Ne, and next to me is the blue ocean alongside the seamless white sands. That was the most unforgettable experience ever.

Nga Duong

Nga Duong

TRAVEL CONSULTANT

Nga has been in the Tourism industry since 2007 and joined Tonkin Travel in 2013.  She loves singing and traveling.

Tel: +84 978 797 009
Email: Nga@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID: duong.nga85

My favorite Vietnam destination is Hoi An. The locals are very friendly and helpful. Hoi An is always a good place to discover and relax!

Nguyen Hai Van (Ly)

Nguyen Hai Van (Ly)

ACCOUNTANT

Van joined Tonkin Travel in 2019 with a proud background of 5 years of accounting experience in the travel and tourism.  She loves listening to music, traveling and reading books.

Tel: +84 915 25 2246
Email: vankt@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  vankt-tonkintravel

I like the mountains in the Northwest, and am passionate about conquering the highest mountains in Vietnam. Runing on winding passes, where I find myself immersed in the majestic nature.

Ha Doan

Ha Doan

TRAVEL CONSULTANT

With a great passion for traveling, Ha has studied Business Management, Major in Tourism and she started her career as an English-speaking tourist guide. She then moved to Publishing industry in the role of project management for tourism publications to promote Vietnam destinations before joining Tonkin Travel as a travel consultant.

Tel: +84 903 403 215
Whatsapp: +64 272 998 453 
Email: ha@tonkintravel.com 

Skype ID: Linh – Tonkintravel

I have travelled to Halong Bay more than 100 times and never got bored.

Oanh Dang

Oanh Dang

TOUR OPERATOR

Oanh started for working in Travel and Tourism with position of hotel receptionist, and became a tour operator from 2010 then on. She loves organizing all services to make each trip successful and memorable to clients.

Tel:  +84 988 399 407
Email: Oanh@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  Oanh-Tonkintravel

I love Ninh Binh province where there is  Tam Coc referred to as ‘Halong Bay on land’, Hoa Lu -the capital of Vietnam for 41 years under the Dinh and Le dynasties. Especially Ninh Binh is my second countryside.

Huong Bui

Huong Bui

STAFF WELFARE OFFICER

The designated chef, Huong, has been with Tonkin Travel since 2009 and . She ensures overall welfare, including cooking delicious lunch of the dynamic employees of Tonkin Travel.

Tel:  +84 976 730 991
Email: B.huong@tonkintravel.com
Skype ID:  maihuong_tonkin

I love Hoi an!  Locals are so lovely and warm.

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