Asia Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Thailand, Cambodia, Laos

Jump to last reply

My husband and I are planning a trip the last 2 weeks of December. Based on all the wonderful postings I have read on this site I have planned the trip as follows:
2 days Bkk
2 days Chiang Mai
3 days Luang Prabang
4 days Siem Reap
1 day BKK
This doesn't include the days we travel between cities and in some cases we will have an extra 1/2 as well.

I wanted to know if anyone has used Tiger Trails in either Thailand or Laos. This trekking company has a 2 or 3 day Trek around LP that sounds pretty good but there aren't a lot of reviews to go on in judging the trek itself or the accommodations (staying in tribal villages). We chose LP over CM for trekking as several of the posts on this site indicated the touristy quality around CM and the tribal villages, the lack of authenticity and LP sounded a bit less travelled. Any comments on this? Would a one day trek be sufficient and if so, any recommendations on an outfitter or guide for that?

I would like to take the boat trip on Tonle Sap - Kompong Khleang in particular - again less travelled to. Any recommendations on who to use or a better place to go?

I would like to take a cooking class in CM. Any recommendations? And visiting an elephant camp - in Thailand or Laos - which is better?

Can anyone recommend a private guide for Angkor Wat? Do we need guides any other place?

And lastly, since the Discovery Pass is unavailable during the time I will be traveling I plan on making roundtrip flights and need to know whether there are any "customs" delays when traveling between Cambodia/Thailand and Laos/Thailand so I can plan the connecting flights accordingly.

If you have any other ideas, recommendations or changes you think I should make please let me know. Again, thank you for your help in putting this together.

43 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 Japan - spending money?
  2. 2 language problem in japan
  3. 3 two free days in Beijing
  4. 4 Hong Kong in August - hotel question
  5. 5 Japan Itinerary and JR pass questions/China 72-hour Visafree question
  6. 6 Trip Report Karen and Tom - a romantic Vietnam getaway: ENGAGED!!!
  7. 7 Finally Going To Bali! Please Help With Flight and Alam Shanti Question
  8. 8 Help with Malaysia itinerary
  9. 9 Private Guide in Chiang Mai
  10. 10 last minute plan to visit Sapa, Vietnam -- help
  11. 11 Trip Report April in Bangkok, again!
  12. 12 Truly a one day suit in Hong Kong?
  13. 13 Haneda to Narita Layover : Need advice
  14. 14 Headed to Thailand this June/July--Help!!
  15. 15 Trip Report North India trip report with Castle and King tour company
  16. 16 Please help me plan 3.5 weeks in South Korea
  17. 17 7 days in Nepal, any suggestions?
  18. 18 21 days thailand and vietnam
  19. 19 Good golf in Indonesia?
  20. 20 Getting down to details and welcome advice: Tokyo
  21. 21 1st Trip to Bali
  22. 22 Phuket or Koh Samui
  23. 23 Japan night bus
  24. 24 Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam - Recommendations on order of Trip!
  25. 25 Help..Want to hire a guide/driver for Golden Triangle
View next 25 » Back to the top