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Far Fung Places

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Far Fung Places is my Go-To-Place....

Far Fung Places is my go to place.... Being a seasoned traveler since my twenties, I eagerly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MJE82832
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Sheridan, Wyoming
West Papua 2018 Absolutely Amazing

Hard to know where to begin to describe such an amazing experience. Very fortunate to travel with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mary T
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Fair Play, South Carolina
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Far Fung Places is an ethno-cultural travel company that specializes in travel to 'other worlds' in search of in indigenous art, body adornment, intact cultural and religious traditions that have not been affected by westernization.. One of the...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Far Fung Places is my go to place.... Being a seasoned traveler since my twenties, I eagerly continue to expand the boundaries of my experience. An academic for thirty years, I realize that now travel often offers much more than the insightful journal or provocative...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hard to know where to begin to describe such an amazing experience. Very fortunate to travel with Far Fung and Kathleen for 18 days in September 2018 in West Papua. From the Baliem Valley in the North to the villages of the Asmat in the...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Mary T, Traveling to West Papua Indonesia is not without its challenges - sailing on a shallow draught yacht with a seasoned captain, mindful of the significant tidal patterns along the Casuarina coast is only one hurdle, but there are more. There is little...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Far Fung Places organized an amazing trip for us to Bhutan. Communication was top notch during all phases of our journey. We are sure, organizing travel through Bhutan is challenging and our itinerary was an overview of what to expect. We were very pleased to...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such lovely review of your trip to Bhutan. Our superb speakers -thank you for mentioning them by name-offer such personal insights into the Bhutanese culture and their specific areas of expertise. Tshering, one of our most popular...More

Reviewed January 16, 2018

My trip to Bhutan was an experience that I will never forget. My parents went to Bhutan in 2004 and although they travelled the world they never stopped talking about Bhutan. Out of all the places they visited they wanted to go back. They traveled...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Donna, I am so pleased to hear that our trip met your expectations and more. Karchung shared how much he and your driver, Tshering, enjoyed being with your family and friends, even making a video for me. Karchung is a fine gentleman with a keen...More

Reviewed January 16, 2018

Far Fung organized an itinerary which combined the natural awe-inspiring physical splendor of Bhutan with its vibrant and sacred culture. There is a serenity which greets you upon arrival in Bhutan. A quiet, peaceful grace. The air is clear and clean and breathing it in...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2018

Dear Joanne, What a compelling image of Bhutan you've given our readers. From the fascinating story of Guru Rinpoche flying to Tiger's Nest on the back of a tigress, to the union of nature, and the kindness of the people, Bhutan has inspired so many...More

Reviewed January 9, 2018

To say this was a trip of a lifetime, would not even begin to sum up this adventure. Kathleen, Dennis and Lori at Far Fung Places are by far the best Travel Agents I have ever worked with. My parents were world travelers, rarely in...More

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2018

Dear Ellen and Harvey, What a superb review which has brought a big smile to my face! Your parents were such special clients of ours, and to create a trip in their memory for your family and friends was such an honor for us and...More

Reviewed January 3, 2018

We started off this trip end of October 2017 in China with our friends Ellen and Harvey and my husband . We had been planning this trip for a year back and forth with Kathleen on all the details. She was incredibly knowledgeable, professional and...More

Thank Linda M
aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Dear Linda, It is a pleasure to receive such a glowing review as yours. I especially enjoyed working with you and Ellen as you had done research on your own and had an idea of what you wanted to experience in each country. Karchung and...More

Reviewed June 8, 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 June 9, 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 February 11, 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

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aumkathleen, Owner at Far Fung Places, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 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 February 10, 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 February 14, 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

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