Backyard Travel

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We currently have 302 Client Reviews, of which 98% had a good or great time with us, and we hope you will be next!

DateScoreCustomer Comment
5

Personalized, Private, High-Quality service

Service rating : Every one of our Backyard contacts was informed, capable, thoughtful and service oriented. As a result, we had exactly the kind of break we were looking for. It included both outdoor and relaxing activities, plenty of free time and just enough tourism to satisfy our own taste. It did...

4

When you need to find your way

Service rating : We had a reliable and thoughtful driver to meet us and take us around Yangon. We knew pretty much where we wanted to go and he made it happen. Of course plan to use Backyard again for services like this, and more.
Product : Just fine. Yangon is a large and dense city, and we...

5

Thank you very much for everything.. All was very good and very well design...

Thank you very much for everything..
All was very good and very well designed. May's assistance was wonderful in all times.
Only I would like to make 2 comments in order to let you organise the future trips in a perfect way:
- We were ready to accept an extra cost for a better room in...

5

Good interaction with to prepare the trip and to modify the program with go...

Service rating : Good interaction with to prepare the trip and to modify the program with good services during the travel. Good equation between quality and price.
Product : We were accompanied during by 5 different guide. 2 were very good (professionally and human) 1 was very professional 1 was...

5

Excellent service by Backyard Travel

Service rating : Just excellent
Product : Excellent holiday - enjoyed everywhere we stayed

5

Bespoke tours for travellers seeking to understand local culture

Service rating : As it was my first visit to Myanmar and I had only a few days, I wanted a customised experience rather than the usual package tour. Backyard Travel responded to my queries, took note of my interest and put together a fantastic itinerary. None of this endless visits to temples or...

5

An amazing food sensation trip through Myanmar. The guides and drivers we h...

An amazing food sensation trip through Myanmar. The guides and drivers we had were incredibly knowledgeable and so thoughtful, even buying us some of the ingredients from our cooking classes that we thought might be hard to source in Australia, and other thoughtful mementos to remember them by. The...

4

Good experience with Backyard Travel company

Service rating : Good experience with Backyard Travel
Product : Loved our trip to Myanmar and Backyard travel made sure things ran smoothly

5

Excellent service by Backyard Travel

Service rating : We were able to book a holiday to suit our needs with very little notice.
Product : Very accommodating to our requests. Fast response time to emails & a fair price.

5

Recomendo 100%

Service rating : A organização da viagem foi perfeita, tudo correu exatamente de acordo com o prometido, e adicionalmente a equipe da Backyard Travel teve flexibilidade para acomodar alterações e para nos dar todo o suporte durante a viagem quando meu marido teve um problema de saúde. Recomendo...

5

Ver good service by Keo before the trip. The trip in Laos was as Descartes....

Ver good service by Keo before the trip. The trip in Laos was as Descartes. Excellent hotels, friendly guides, and good cars.

5

Excellent service by Backyard Travel

Service rating : The trip was exactly what we asked for.
Product : We first used Backyard Travel a few years ago, and will continue to travel with them during our Asia excursions.

5

Excellent service by Backyard Travel

Service rating : We had a lovely holiday and saw wonderful sights
Product : We loved our holiday and when our original plans had to be changed after our visa to visit a certain area was cancelled you looked after us very well with an alternative plan. Thank you.
Your guides were good and...

5

Memorable trip with Backyard

Service rating : My wife and I visited Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam for the first time with Backyard Travel. Backyard did not disappoint!! We had a wonderful trip, where every detail of every day was handled from airport to airport. The guides were friendly, helpful, knowledgable and the drivers were...

4

Quite and off the beaten track in Myanmar

Service rating : Very nice trip in Myanmar's backyard ...in Mrauk U.
Product : Well organised trip and logistics with Backyard Travel...all along good and competent guides

4

would recommend my friends to take your tours.

Service rating : very good service from guides and drivers. enjoy the tour. The boat trip down the irrawady was a big long and the boat cramp, but the food was good.
Product : don't like yangon. too much traffic. ha ha

5

Shangri-la exists. It's called Bhutan.

The country, its scenery, culture and people is quite unique and well worth visiting. Each of the places we stayed outside Thimpu were luxurious, well run and beautifully situated. Their relatively small size and attentive service added to the sense of serenity that pervades the country. The Druk Hotel...

5

Super Preis-/Leistungsverhältnis

Unsere Fragen wurden rasch und kompetent beantwortet. Auf unsere Wünsche ging man gut ein. Die Reiseunterlagen waren sehr informativ und unser Guide war sehr flexibel.

4

Servicio muy bueno , tanto en la precompra, como en la compra y en la ejecu...

Service rating : Servicio muy bueno , tanto en la precompra, como en la compra y en la ejecucion
Product : Aceptable, pues todo funcionó bien

5

Supportive, well paced tour around Sulawesi

Dealing with Backyard made our trip decisions very easy. They had good offerings, and the ground experience was excellent all the way. We would like to return to Indonesia soon and will be in touch.

5

Servizio eccellente e grande disponibilità, sia in fase di organizzazione d...

Service rating : Servizio eccellente e grande disponibilità, sia in fase di organizzazione del viaggio sia durante il tour.
Guide competenti e attente alle esigenze del viaggiatore.
Product : Ottima organizzazione, costi adeguati .

5

Fabulous Bhutan

Service rating : The trip was well organized and a great success. Our guide was excellent and driver were excellent as were most of the hotels.
Product : Could not have enjoyed the trip more

5

Excellent service by Backyard Travel

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5

Overall, it was a great trip. Most of the guides were great. The cars wer...

Overall, it was a great trip. Most of the guides were great. The cars were good. The selection of trips was nice. I felt that the cost could have been around 10% lower. We couldn't have had a better trip.

5

Backyard ticks all the boxes.

Backyard Travel delivers a tailor made trip that ticks all the boxes.
Efficient and easy to work with, they listened to what we wanted out of the travel, took on board our interests and pace, and gave helpful suggestions. All the guides were delightful, well informed and flexible giving us plenty of...

5

wonderful experience

Service rating : Superb trip guided by experts and covering only what we wanted to see and do.
Product : The guides were all wonderful including Yangon. Transportation connections went off without a hitch. Airline rides were pretty seamless. Minor glitches: the hotel in Mandalay was a scary location...

5

Thoroughly enjoyable.

Service rating : Excellent trip. Well organized, great guides, balanced itinerary. Terrific hotels with the exception of the offered room at the Amata Resort in Ngapali Beach, however the inadequacy was solved with an upgrade.Would recommend Backyard unconditionally.
Product : Excellent trip overall....

5

Excellent service by Backyard Travel

Service rating : Good service. No problem
Product : Good Service. No problems

5

This was just such an amazing trip. Our guide Harry was a real treat going ...

Service rating : This was just such an amazing trip. Our guide Harry was a real treat going out of his way to make sure we experienced as much of the local food and customs as possible. Thank you Harry and G Adventures for such a memorable holiday with so many fantastic memories.
Product : Very...

5

Every thing was great, From the moment we landed at the NARITA airport and ...

Every thing was great, From the moment we landed at the NARITA airport and the company's Representative received us, and throu all the tour time.

4

Myanmar / Organisierte 3-wöchige Tour

Organisation tip-top.
Reiseleitung war gut, wenn auch das Engagement der Reiseleiter unterschiedlich war.
Hotels waren teils überbewertet. Unbedint ab 4* buchen!

5

As promised

Everything was delivered as promised. Guides, cars etc and even a change of plans necessitated by illness was coped with.

4

Myrnama family holiday

Service rating : Brilliant organisation from Wai Lin, Yangoon guide fantastic, Bagan guide exceptional but Inle Lake guide let down the excellent service standard due to her disinterest in our couriousty of the area, and communication lacking. She didn't participate spontaneously and was more interested in...

5

Fabulous Burma!

Backyard Travel organised our holiday to perfection. From the guides, to the accommodation to the experiences - everything was fantastic. We will be back again next year for another country and will absolutley recommend to our friends and family.

4

Excellent delivery of service albeit a little slow in replies

Service rating : A little slow in replies and perhaps a little system errors at times. Backyard Travel probably requires a few more reminders. However, the service is still excellent and they deliver what was promised and more! Really love the app, extremely useful for planning
Product : Extremely good...

5

A fantastic holiday

Our travels through Myanmar were fantastic & we really hope to return to see more. A big thanks to Angel for working with us to put together a really varied & interesting itinerary. We had a team of wonderful guides, who were all very knowledgeable & proud to show us their beautiful country.

4

We enjoyed our trip to Japan very much! our guides were excellent especiall...

Service rating : We enjoyed our trip to Japan very much! our guides were excellent especially Keiko Kobayashi who guided us around Tokyo and the Izu peninsula. The only thing we missed was to go somewhere where there were less tourists.
Product : Overall very good value! Our accommodation was...

5

!st time booking with Backyard Travel but definitely NOT the last time !

Service rating : Tuck our travel consultant was very accommodating and arranged all our wishes.
Product : Much better rate and better service than with a "normal" Travel agency.

5

Fantastic tour company for southeast Asia!

Service rating : I booked a 16 day trip for 6 people to Vietnam and Cambodia with Backyard Travel without knowing much about the company. After just returning from my trip, I can't say enough great things about them. My contact person Tam was extremely helpful in helping me plan an itinerary and...

4

We just had a couple of hick ups, like our first hotel reservation being bo...

Service rating : We just had a couple of hick ups, like our first hotel reservation being booked for 2017 and the last hotel gave us a load of money in Yen which we took as we assumed that they had billed us even though we had pre-paid and then we lost on the currency exchange and then were billed...

4

The planning of the trip was easy and efficient. When our trip to Halong Ba...

Service rating : The planning of the trip was easy and efficient. When our trip to Halong Bay got canceled midway through due to weather, the agency quickly made other accommodations...most appreciated.
Product : We especially loved our guide in Hanoi--Fern was friendly, had just the right level of...

4

it was good with a few hiccups

because they failed for the booking of the ballon trip in yangon

5

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excellent organisation, guides, program, worth recommendation

5

Top notch service all around.

Service rating : Excellent experience. They went above and beyond to make sure all the logistics of our trip went smoothly, our guide was excellent and the communication throughout the process was top notch. Would recommend them again and again.
Product : Worth every penny and more.

5

A great tour encompassing the best of Laos.

Service rating : Loved our itinerary. We knew exactly where we were going, what we were seeing, when we changed guides. A good mix of culture, adventure, outdoors and food.
Product : Booking procedure went very smoothly. Our tour was stylised to suit us and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

5

Outstanding Experience--Highly Recommended

Service rating : Every aspect of the service we received was outstanding and cost-effective. The planning (including the flexibility in meeting our schedule demands) was outstanding, the guides were all excellent, and the execution of the plan and its many details was flawless.
Product : The tour...

5

EFFORTLESS, PEACE OF MIND TRAVEL

Service rating : THIS IS THE SECOND TOUR YOU HAVE PLANNED FOR US, AND IN BOTH CASES YOU DID A GREAT JOB. HOTELS, GUIDES AND TRANSPORTATION
MADE OUR TRIP EFFORTLESS. ALTHOUGH WE NEVER NEEDED TO, WE KNEW IF THERE WAS A PROBLEM, IT WOULD BE HANDLED AT ONCE. KNOWING YOU ARE NOT ALONE IN A...

5

Excellent Southeast Asia Trip

Service rating : It was a well organized tour, with great hotels and knowledgeable and professional guides.
Product : This was a well planned vacation. It covered all the areas and places we wished to visit

4

Eight day tour of Bali, temples and sites of interest

Service rating : Terrific guide and very interesting tour. Bali is an exotic and fascinating place. We avoided the busy tourist boozy beachfront.
Product : Good tour, excellent guide, freat Balinese and Indonesian food

5

Great Trip - Well Planned

Service rating : The entire trip was well planned. Our guides and drivers were terrific. I would highly recommend Backyard Travel.
Product : A perfect trip. Backyard Travel did a great job planning for us.

 



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