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Thailand & Laos Adventure

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Thailand & Laos Adventure - Intrepid Travel
Thailand & Laos Adventure - Intrepid Travel
Nancy "Trip was good value for money. As with most Intrepid tours, accommodation was "hit and miss", but overall clean and comfortable. Tour guide, Ant, was very organized, patient and helpful and very interested in ensuring our safety and enjoyment. She always wore a big smile. Laos was by far the most interesting part of the trip. The cruise down the Mekong was relaxing, provided some welcome cooling, ..."
Excellent
66 reviews
Starts
Bangkok
Destinations
+5
Ends
Vientiane
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Highlights

  • Relax & enjoy Laos’ laidback river lifestyle
  • Uncover the famous canals of Bangkok
  • Revel in the tranquility of Mekong villages
  • Explore Vang Vieng’s Tham Chang cave
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Guesthouse, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Train & Rail, Boat, Local Transport
Travel style
In-depth Cultural, Adventure, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Intrepid Travel
Start in Bangkok and end in Vientiane! With the in-depth cultural tour Thailand & Laos Adventure, you have a 13 day tour package taking you from Bangkok to Vientiane and through Bangkok, Thailand and 6 other destinations in Asia. Thailand & Laos Adventure includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Bangkok
  2. Day 2: Bangkok/Overnight train
  3. Day 3: Chiang Mai
  4. Day 4: Chiang Mai
  5. Day 5: Chiang Khong
  6. Day 6: Mekong River - Pak Beng
  7. Day 7: Mekong River - Luang Prabang
  8. Day 8: Luang Prabang
  9. Day 9: Luang Prabang
  10. Day 10: Vang Vieng
  11. Day 11: Vang Vieng
  12. Day 12: Vientiane
  13. Day 13: Vientiane

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

66 Reviews

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Good
17%
Average
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  • BM
    Written on November 11, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    This trip exceeded our expectations. Our guide' s name was 'Is' and she was exceptional. She went out of her way even on free time days to ensure we had activities to enjoy. We learned about the culture and traditions of the Thai and Lao people, saw... Read more

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  • Thailand & Laos Adventure reviewer 2
    Written on July 31, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    This tour exceeded my expectations, and resulted in one of the greatest trips of my life. This was my first time traveling with Intrepid, but I sincerely hope that it will not be my last. Our tour consisted of ten individuals, along with our two Lao guides... Read more

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  • S
    Written on June 7, 2017
    4.0 - Good

    The tour with Intrepid was fantastic We traveled to Thailand & Laos in March We were part of friendly small group with a very helpful & knowledgeable guide Thank you Intrepid

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  • Thailand & Laos Adventure reviewer 4
    Written on April 6, 2017
    5.0 - Excellent

    The best parts of this Intrepid tour: the abundance of little food stalls & markets, and the absence of grocery stores. Using the shoulder as a third lane during traffic jams. Bowing and saying kap kun kah. Charcoal slow roasted bits of pork on skewers,... Read more

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  • NG
    Written on March 3, 2016
    4.0 - Good

    Trip was good value for money. As with most Intrepid tours, accommodation was "hit and miss", but overall clean and comfortable. Tour guide, Ant, was very organized, patient and helpful and very interested in ensuring our safety and enjoyment. She always... Read more

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  • Thailand & Laos Adventure reviewer 6
    Written on August 16, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had a great time on this trip, coinciding with Lan Kratong so we got to join in the celebrations. (dep. date approximate. It was 10 years ago, which just shows you don't need to mess with a winning combination!)

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  • Written on January 31, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent trip

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  • Written on January 30, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    The trip was extremely well organised, and the time spent in each area was just right for the time of the tour. The small group size allowed us to be inobtrusive and observe instead of being observed.

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  • Written on January 25, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent, the trip exceeded my expectations... Great leader and great people on the tour

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  • Written on January 17, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Brilliant trip, couldnt falut it and molly was great. Best way to ease myself into travelling.

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • What is the average group size for each trip?

      Intrepid is a small group tour operator with maximum group sizes of 16 passengers. They usually operate with an average of 10 passengers, however. They also guarantee every single one of their departures so if you book you are going.

    • I would like to have the river cruise, what time should I arrive?

      If you would like to join the group on the river cruise, you will have to arrive at the hotel no later than 8am.

    • Will we have guides the whole time?

      Most of the activities during the days are at the leisure of the group, so the guide will not necessarily be with you the entire time. The activities where the guide will be with you the entire time and taking you through the activities are listed under "Included Activities" on each day in the itinerary. For example, in Bangkok on Days 1 and 2, the activities included with the guide are the Khlong boat (canal) tour and the Wat Pho Temple, as listed at the bottom of the Bangkok description in the itinerary.

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      Nov 18, 2019
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      Nov 21, 2019
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      5 seats left
      $357
      $1,785
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      USD $1,428
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    About the countries

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    Visa

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Thailand and Laos. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Thailand and Laos. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for Thailand and Laos. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Thailand and Laos. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Thailand and Laos. 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 and Laos. Ideally 10 days before travel.
    Japanese B encephalitis
    Recommended for Thailand and Laos. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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    Location
    Bangkok is the starting point and Vientiane is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 19 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 19 November 2019, a minimum payment of $400 is required to confirm your booking with Intrepid Travel. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 60 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
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    Payment methods
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 1,214 km.
    • Bangkok (Thailand)
    • 582 km
    • Chiang Mai (Thailand)
    • 221 km
    • Chiang Khong (Thailand)
    • 86 km
    • Pakbeng (Laos)
    • 105 km
    • Luang Prabang (Laos)
    • 112 km
    • Vang Vieng (Laos)
    • 108 km
    • Vientiane (Laos)

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