Laos & Thailand on a Shoestring

Company : G Adventures
Countries: Laos / Thailand
Duration: 1 week to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 250 to 500 £ Pound (UK)

Take 11 days to uncover this laid-back corner of Southeast Asia.

While you're free to choose your own adventure, your accommodation and transportation are included, and our expert Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) will help you make the most of your time.

Wander the tranquil monasteries of Luang Prabang and experience the French colonial influence while sipping coffee at a café. Admire the limestone karsts surrounding Vang Vieng before taking a slow boat down the Mekong.

Explore Thailand's laidback northern capital of Chiang Mai before ending in Bangkok, a city that pulses with endless colour and character.

 

Itinerary

Day 1. Vientiane
Arrive at any time.

Day 2. Vientiane/Vang Vieng
Enjoy the beautiful limestone karsts surrounding Vang Vieng. Free time to hike, bike, swim or go caving.

Day 3. Vang Vieng
Free time to explore Vang Vieng. Opt to explore some of the caves by bicycle or take an invigorating walk. In the evening, soak in the natural beauty of the countryside as the sun sets over the river.

Day 4. Vang Vieng/Luang Prabang
This morning travel from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang. Get your bearings with a CEO-led orientation walk. This evening enjoy learning about local delicacies at the night market on Walking Street.

Day 5. Luang Prabang
Witness the giving of alms to the Buddhist monks and visit the night market. Opt to take a cooking class, visit temples or cool off at Kuang Si Waterfalls.

Day 6. Luang Prabang/Pak Beng
Cruise the Mekong on a long houseboat before arriving at a village homestay for the night.

Day 7. Pak Beng/Chiang Khong
Mekong River travel day. Cross into Thailand.

Day 8. Chiang Khong/Chiang Mai
Drive to Chiang Mai. Opt to visit Doi Suthep temple, catch a Thai boxing match or grab a bargain at the famous night market.

Day 9. Chiang Mai/Bangkok
Free time in Chiang Mai. Overnight train to Bangkok.

Day 10. Bangkok
Opt to visit Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, buy any last minute souvenirs or relax with a Thai massage.

Day 11. Bangkok
Depart at any time.

 

Price

£479

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