Route Map

Itinerary Highlights


North Thailand

Leg 1 — Luang Prabang:

Day 1 — Huay Xai

Day 2 — Huay Xai to Luang Prabang

Day 3 to 5 — Luang Prabang

Leg 2 — Nong Khiaw & Muang Ngoi Neua:

Day 6 to 8 — Muang Ngoi Neua

Day 8 to 9 — Nong Khiaw

Leg 3 — Vang Vieng & Vientiane:

Day 9 to 10 — Muang Ngoi Neua to Vang Vieng via Phou Khoun

Day 10 to 11 — Vang Vieng

Day 11 to 15 — Vientiane

Leg 4 — Champasak & Bolaven Plateau:

Day 16 to 17 — Paksong, Bolaven Plateau

Day 17 to 20 — Pakse


Pakse to Phnom Penh via Kratie & Veun Kham-Dom Kralor Border

Cambodia, Vietnam & Thailand


Trips on this series:

This trip is part of Marcos’ 11 weeks in Indochina & 2012 Detours series.

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IN PHOTOS: Marcos finds Laos’ most majestic waterfalls in the Bolaven Plateau & travels to the ancient temple of Vat Phu near Pakse, Champasak.
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