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Beyond the Mekong - Explore!
16 days

Beyond the Mekong

From Bangkok to Bangkok
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
16
Age range:
14 to 85 year olds
Operated in:
English
From
US $3,050
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Places You’ll See

  • Bangkok
    Bangkok
  • Chiang Mai
    Chiang Mai
  • Luang Prabang
    Luang Prabang
  • Kuang Si Falls
    Kuang Si Falls
  • Phnom Penh
    Phnom Penh
  • Siem Reap
    Siem Reap
  • Angkor Wat
    Angkor Wat
  • Ta Prohm
    Ta Prohm
  • Banteay Srei
    Banteay Srei
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Discover the glittering Grand Palace of Bangkok
  • Cruise past rugged cliffs, fishing villages and jungle hills
  • Marvel at the awe-inspiring temple complex of Angkor
  • Wander through the Reclining Buddha temple at Wat Po|
  • Explore the town of ancient temples at Chang Mai

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Tour starts in Bangkok; Optional Longtail Canal trip
    Start point Royal Rattankosin Hotel, Hotel Reception, 2 Ratchadamnoen Avenue, Khwaeng Wat Bowon Niwet, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand 13:00
  2. Day 2: In Bangkok, visit the Grand Palace and Buddhist temples; take sleeper train to Chiang Mai
  3. Day 3: In Chiang Mai, free day to explore or try a Thai cookery class
  4. Day 4: From Chiang Mai journey by road and boat along the Kok River to Chiang Rai
  5. Day 5: From Chiang Rai travel via the Golden Triangle across the border into Laos
  6. Day 6: Cruise along the Mekong River, overnight in Pakbeng village
  7. Day 7: Continue boat journey via Pak Ou Caves to Luang Prabang
  8. Day 8: In Luang Prabang, free day with the option to visit the traditional village of Lao Loum
  9. Day 9: From Luang Prabang, visit Kuang Si Waterfalls; afternoon flight to Vientiane
  10. Day 10: In Vientiane, morning city tour; free afternoon with the option to visit the Buddha Park
  11. Day 11: Fly to Phnom Penh in Cambodia, visit Royal Palace and National Museum of Arts
  12. Day 12: In Phnom Penh, visit Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and the 'Killing Fields'
  13. Day 13: Drive to Siem Reap; late afternoon visit Angkor Temples for sunset
  14. Day 14: From Siem Reap, return to Angkor to explore temples of Ta Prohm, Banteay Srei and Angkor Wat
  15. Day 15: From Siem Reap, option to see sunrise at Angkor Wat; explore Angkor Thom; afternoon flight to Bangkok
  16. Day 16: Tour ends in Bangkok
    End point Royal Rattankosin Hotel, Hotel reception, 2 Ratchadamnoen Avenue, Khwaeng Wat Bowon Niwet, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand 09:00
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What's included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

Where You'll Stay

Hotel
    Guesthouse
      Sleeper Train

        Customer Reviews

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        • A
          May 17, 2019
          This was our first experience with Explore, but would definitely book again.
          Trip date: January 2018
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        • A
          May 17, 2019
          Would definitely recommend Explore to friends and family
          Trip date: January 2018
          Review collected by Explore!
        • Beyond the Mekong reviewer 3
          November 30, 2018
          Wit was exceptionally friendly and caring. He seemed to have every small detail nailed. Always punctual, polite and knew how to deal on a one on one basis. This takes talent.
          Trip date: November 2018
        • SS
          November 30, 2018
          This tour was a wonderful opportunity to have experiences of the country and people of Thailand Laos and Cambodia. I loved the amount of time spent on the water and in the countryside. Our guide, Wit, provided amazing perspective given his background... Show more
          Trip date: November 2018

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        Frequently asked questions

          • Do I need a visa for this tour?

            Visa requirements are always changing so it is best to contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.

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            A guide will accompany you on the tour.

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            Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

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            Vaccines

            These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
            • Typhoid - Recommended for Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
            • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
            • Cholera - Recommended for Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
            • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
            • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
            • Yellow fever - Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
            • Japanese B encephalitis - Recommended for Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
            • Rabies - Recommended for Cambodia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
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