Laos on a Shoestring

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Laos on a Shoestring - G Adventures
Laos on a Shoestring - G Adventures
+4 Destinations
Laos Highlands
Chiang Mai


Start in Vientiane and end in Chiang Mai! With the discovery tour Laos on a Shoestring, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Vientiane, Laos and 5 other destinations in Asia. Laos on a Shoestring includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 39 year olds
Hostel, Hotel, Home-stay
Max Group Size
Train & Rail, Coach / Bus, Boat

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  1. Introduction
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  1. Day 1 Vientiane
  2. Day 2 Vientiane/Vang Vieng (1B)
  3. Day 3 Vang Vieng (1B)
  4. Day 4 Vang Vieng/Luang Prabang (1B)
  5. Day 5 Luang Prabang (1B)
  6. Day 6 Luang Prabang/Pak Beng (1B, 1D)
  7. Day 7 Pak Beng/Chiang Khong (1B, 1L)
  8. Day 8 Chiang Khong/Chiang Mai
  9. Day 9 Chiang Mai

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  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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Laos and ThailandLaos and Thailand


Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


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


Vientiane is the starting point and Chiang Mai is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request G Adventures to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 July 2018 the full payment of $636 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $636 for Laos on a Shoestring, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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Covering a total distance of approx 632 km.
  • Vientiane (Laos)
  • 108 km
  • Vang Vieng (Laos)
  • 112 km
  • Luang Prabang (Laos)
  • 105 km
  • Pak Beng (Laos)
  • 87 km
  • Chiang Khong (Thailand)
  • 221 km
  • Chiang Mai (Thailand)

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