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Little Mekong Pass (Thailand, Laos) - Stray Asia
18 days

Little Mekong Pass (Thailand, Laos)

From Bangkok to Bangkok
Tour Highlights
Max group size:
18
Age range:
12 to 70 year olds
Operated in:
English
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$1,195
-20%
US $956
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Places You’ll See

  • Bangkok
    Bangkok
  • Ayutthaya
    Ayutthaya
  • Chiang Mai
    Chiang Mai
  • Luang Prabang
    Luang Prabang
  • Vang Vieng
    Vang Vieng
  • Pakse
    Pakse
  • Don Det
    Don Det
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Highlights

Highlights

  • Explore how you like with this Hop On/Hop Off Pass
  • Marvel at the elaborate White Temple In Chiang Rai
  • Soak up the incredible views on a cruise of the Mekong
  • Meet the rhesus macaque monkeys of the Sacred Forest

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Arrival in Bangkok
  2. Bangkok to Chiang Mai (via Ayutthaya)
  3. Arrival in Chiang Mai
  4. Chiang Mai (Free Day)
  5. Chiang Mai to Houay Xai (via Chiang Rai)
  6. Houay Xai to Mekong River Homestay
  7. Mekong River Homestay to Luang Prabang
  8. Luang Prabang
  9. Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng
  10. Vang Vieng
  11. Vang Vieng to Vientiane
  12. Vientiane to Kong Lor (7km Cave)
  13. Kong Lor (7km Cave) to Thakek
  14. Thakek to Xe Champhone
  15. Xe Champhone to Pakse
  16. Pakse to Don Det (4000 Islands)
  17. Don Det to Bangkok (Express Day)
  18. Arrival in Bangkok
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What's included

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  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Meals

Customer Reviews

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    Excellent
    4.5
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.5
  • Accommodation
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  • Food
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    4.5
  • 4.4
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  • G
    April 25, 2018
    Really good value for money. Save loads of hassle not having to book buses. Buses are really reliable. Get tips of best bars/hostels/not-on-tripadvisor attractions to go to from local tour guides. Really good itinerary. Tour guides really friendly and... Show more
    Stray Asia commented on this review
    Thanks George! We really appreciate the review. We're glad you enjoyed the no-hassle style of travel and the destinations we visit and had a great time travelling with our local guides.
    Trip date: March 2018
  • K
    November 10, 2016
    I decided to travel around Laos with Stray Asia, as I had good experiences with them before. From Chang Mai we traveled to Laos and then took a slow boat for two days to Luang Prabang. I liked the fact that they chose a home stay in a local village... Show more
    Stray Asia commented on this review
    Thank you for taking the time to upload some great photos and write such a kind review for us Katrin! We're glad you enjoyed Straying Laos with us :)
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    Trip date: November 2016
  • LB
    April 30, 2016
    Great! Really good guides, excellent accomodation, nice activities.
    Trip date: April 2016
  • H
    March 26, 2016
    The trip has been amazing. With a guide like we had, you don't get bored and get help whenever you need. We have experienced alot, and met some amazing people.
    Trip date: March 2016
  • MF
    March 26, 2016
    The trip was amazing, so many beautiful places and people along the way. Stray always found the places that we never would have been able to find on our own. Endless waterfalls, boatrides and meetings with the locals created a great trip!
    Trip date: March 2016
  • Little Mekong Pass (Thailand, Laos) reviewer 6
    December 20, 2015
    Stray Asia was a great experience, Martijn was our tour leader and he was fantastic! super knowledgable and easy to talk too! Would definently recommend!
    Trip date: December 2015
  • H
    November 03, 2015
    My guide was amazing. He loved everything about Asia and showed us the best places to eat and drink along the way. I loved the homestay on the Mekong River too, a memory I will keep forever.
    Trip date: September 2012
  • A
    August 20, 2015
    Stay offers a great opportunity with the 'Hop on Hop off' method which I have not seen by other companies, this really gives you flexibility to stay in places that inspire you. With many local guides along the way you have an opportunity to learn as... Show more
    Trip date: August 2015
    Review collected by Stray Asia
  • A
    July 24, 2015
    I loved being on this trip with an amazing group of people. Our stray tour leader was enthusiastic every day and showed us sites and places I would have never visited on my own. The hop off system is a great way to explore the country in your own pace.... Show more
    Trip date: June 2015
    Review collected by Stray Asia
  • A
    July 18, 2015
    This is a really nice and easy way to travel. Most things are arranged, but you can still completely make your own journey. Martijn and Onh were a great team that tried to make the best for their passengers. With Stray you'll do and see stuff, you would... Show more
    Trip date: June 2015
    Review collected by Stray Asia

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Frequently asked questions

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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 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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