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TruTravels

4.9 | Excellent
  • 97% Recommend
Service Level
  • Standard
Type
  • Local Specialist
Established
  • 2012
Headquarters
  • Lewes East Sussex, United Kingdom; Koh Phangan, Suratthan, Thailand
Trips
  • 3
Tour Types
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TruTravels Reviews & Ratings 97% Recommend

4.9 out of 5
Excellent 32 Great 0 Average 0 Disappointing 1 Terrible 0
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4.9

Tour Reviews

L

Recommends

Had the best experience June 2019

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Had the best experience on the 10 day Bali tour. Lish was the best guide we could ask for and always made sure everything was okay! From planning everything for us in the evening and always giving recommendations on what else we could do! Loved all the activities, especially the Gili Islands and wish we could have stayed together longer. Thanks Lish for taking us on a 3 night bender to Jiggy’s and introducing us to joss shots, will never forget those memories!�Also loved chilling watching the sunsets on the beach drinking cocktails most nights! Lish would always get everyone involved and nothing was ever a challenge, even after a few too many drinks � All the guides you meet along the way are also really good and happy to help with anything, whilst also learning so much about their culture. Met the best group of girls and wish we could do it all over again! Thankyou so much tru and especially to Lish for the best experience travelling Bali! Already planing my next tru tour
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R

Recommends

The most amazing experience October 2018

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Recently finished our 18 day island hopping tour in Thailand. It was incredible, big thank you to max our tour guide. He was brilliant.The most amazing experience. Will be booking with tru travels again! Highly recommend!
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K

Recommends

it was incredible October 2018

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Just finished the 9 day Komodo island hopper tour and it was incredible. I've always wanted to travel to this part of Indonesia and am so glad I chose this way of doing it.

Our group leader Itchy was great, always getting everyone involved from activities during the day to having a few drinks at the end. I've particularly loved being able to see areas which I would have otherwise known nothing about and visiting waterfalls, beaches and snorkelling spots which weren't full of other tourists.

Thanks so much to Itchy and the rest of the team, I couldn't recommend these guys enough.
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T

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I had a great time with our tour leader Itchy and the tour group! October 2018

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Just did the 18 day Bali and beyond tour and it was an incredible way to see all of what Indonesia has to offer! I had a great time with our tour leader Itchy and the tour group! I would highly recommend this tour for anyone seeking adventure and looking for a good time without any hassle in Indonesia. Gili T and Komodo Islands are a must!
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D

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I had an amazing time on my tour October 2018

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I just finished my 17 Day Vietnam Explorer with Tru. I had an amazing time on my tour, it's something I will never forget.

From day 1 of me booking my tour I received so much information, the Tru Travels team were so friendly and willing to help with my questions.

The accommodation was nice and in good locations so if you wanted to go out in your free time there was lots of stuff to do close to the hotels. I'm also very impressed with the amount of included breakfasts and lunches we had.

Justin is an amazing tour guide!! He was so professional throughout the tour and made sure everyone was having a great time. He is so knowledgeable and was always confident in getting us to each place.

I am so glad I've booked more tours with Tru Travels as I know I'll get the most out of every destination.
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K

Recommends

This has been the most amazing experience of my life! September 2018

5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
This has been the most amazing experience of my life! Definitely recommend this tour and Tina to everyone! Got a bit of culture, traditional food, partying, and great experiences like snorkelling with turtles! Tina is fun, friendly and just an amazing person. Will definitely book again!
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From TruTravels

IT’S A TRU-STORY!

From the humble beginnings, to where we are now, it‘s been an epic journey. We aim to keep our Vision and Manifesto at the heart of our business – simply put, we are passionate about what we do!

BACK IN 2012…

In the beginning…

TruTravels was founded in 2012 by Joe Fallon and Mark Pope after they decided that life was not about being stuck in the rat race and working boring jobs, just to pay for getting to & from work! They had “lived the dream” before, travelling and working in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Europe for several years and felt that there had to be more to life then getting the tube into a gloomy office every day.

After a meeting in a pub in London they decided to change their realities and start doing what they wanted to do instead of what society said they should do. The plan was to create a lifestyle centred around showing people the time of their lives in paradise. Providing life changing experiences for backpackers by backpackers. TruTravels tours were designed to take all of the hassle out of travelling to new places but at the same time give spontanious group travel experiences and prepare TruTravellers for their own solo journeys into the unknown.

The Tru-Crew today IN 2015…

Where we are now…

Three years later TruTravels has shown hundreds of young adults the time of their lives in Thailand and has grown from running one awesome tour in Thailand to running six in three countries (with more on the way).

We have also opened an office and travel shop on our island home of Koh Phangan and started our own blog and youtube channel (subscribe here).

Our beloved TruTravellers are helping us to turn our own dreams into a reality (check out our reviews online if you want to see some of the feedback for yourself)!

OUR VISION AND MANIFESTO

“To give you, our customer, the experience of a lifetime whilst educating you about your destination, advising you on the safest ways to travel and enabling you to make the most of your time away.

We do this by offering support before, during and after the tour to make you feel as comfortable as possible when travelling in an unfamiliar country and giving a unique travel experience which feels like travelling with friends rather than on a conventional tour.

All of the team are a family who love travel and to share our experiences with others, we enjoy what we do and this rubs off on the groups who also become part of the family and hopefully share with us some of the best times of their lives.”

Trips & Specials

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13 days
Small Group Tour
Value - 3 star
Physical :
From: $ 865

Highlights

  • Two fun nights out on Khao San road
  • Visit to Bangkok’s most historic temples
  • Experience beach parties on Koh Phangan
  • Experience beach parties on Koh Phangan
  • 5 nights partying away with the awesome TruTravels Crew
  • Full Moon party pre-drinks, UV painting and free shots!
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7 days
Small Group Tour
Value - 3 star
Physical :
From:  Check price

Highlights

  • Explore the Kathmandu city
  • Visit the iconic pilgrimage sites of the Bouthanath Buddhist stupa and the Pasupatinath Hindu temple
  • Exploring Chitwan National park
  • Experience the views of the Annapurna mountain range
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8 days
Small Group Tour
Basic - 2 star
Physical :
From: $ 650

Highlights

  • Two fun nights out on Khao San road
  • Relaxing Thai massage
  • Day visit to Bangkok’s most historic temples
  • Outdoor activities such as swimming, tubing, kayaking, cliff jumping, bamboo rafting, snorkelling, waterfalls, viewpoints, beaches
  • Day and night on magical, secluded Bottle Beach (sleep in beach bungalows just a few steps from the sea)
  • Day and night at the amazing Khao Sok National Park in floating bungalows
  • Boat trip around Phangan with snorkelling, beaches, waterfalls, free food and bar!
  • Muay Thai (Thai boxing) lesson
  • Thai cooking course and Wakeboarding session (optional extra but we hook you up discount rates)
  • Experience beach parties on Koh Phangan
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