Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Laos itinerary help

Jump to last reply

Hi Foderites

Plan to travel Feb 2014 for three weeks to Laos & Thailand. We are 50 ish, like food, markets, architecture, temples and sitting in a bar people watching. We can handle bus trips with stops every two hours or so

We travel via Singapore from east coast Australia on Scoot (the budget arm of Singapore Airlines) then straight through to Phnom Penh for two nights. We have been there before and have seen the major sights, but want to do markets and spit roasted pig.

Fly to Ventiane for two nights.
Is Vang Vieng worth the 4 hour bus trip ? Which then means 6 hours to Luang Prabang, or fly through and give VV a miss ? What are the buses like ? Do they make frequent stops, is food available ?

Thanks for any suggestions
Plan 4 nights in LP, then boat to Huay Xai.
From there how easy is it to cross into Thailand to Chaing Khong, and then how to get to Chaing Rai ?

Any suggestions for agencies to arrange hill tribe treks from Chaing Rai ?

5 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Living in Singapore Questions
  2. 2 Thailand - Koh Samui vs Koh Tao
  3. 3 Trip Report Karen and Tom - a romantic Vietnam getaway: ENGAGED!!!
  4. 4 Recs for Tokyo hotels
  5. 5 Hua Hin or another family friendly beach?
  6. 6 Trip Report Bangkok, Luang Prabang, Luang Say, Chiang Rai, Singapore (but no Siem Reap)
  7. 7 Trip Report April in Bangkok, again!
  8. 8 Japan night bus
  9. 9 Help..Want to hire a guide/driver for Golden Triangle
  10. 10 12 day split between Beijing and Shanghai
  11. 11 Please help me plan 3.5 weeks in South Korea
  12. 12 Problems at 12,000'
  13. 13 GOING TO SE ASIA , NEED HELP
  14. 14 Sixteen Day in South Korea
  15. 15 osaka to kobe frrom ship to ship
  16. 16 Spring trip to Tokyo and Kyoto -10 days
  17. 17 Best Time of Year to Visit Ko Samui/Krabi (Weather)
  18. 18 Which Putu in Bali????
  19. 19 Biting the India bullet...well, maybe...
  20. 20 Japan, japan
  21. 21 Have you stayed at Outrigger Laguna Beach Resort Phuket?
  22. 22 Flying from place to place in Asia - here's our plan with questions
  23. 23 Hong Kong restaurants
  24. 24 Hotels in Hong Kong
  25. 25 India for 2 weeks in December/January
View next 25 » Back to the top