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5 Weeks to travel - Cambodia or Cambodia/Laos

  • damos68

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    Hey everyone

    flying to Cambodia in April for 5 weeks and just wondering how I should spend my time. That is should I just explore Cambodia or should I try and spend some time in Laos.

    I can always come back to Laos at some time in the near future, so would it be worthwhile just focusing on Cambodia or is 5 weeks too long?

    I have checked the suggested itineraries already so have a pretty good idea of where to go and what to see. Just thinking of the time.

    All suggestions appreciated.


    #1 Posted: 27/2/2009 - 15:34

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  • somtam2000

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    Hi Dammien,

    Five weeks is a good spread of time to spend in Cambodia -- given you'll need to do a visa run, I'd lean towards popping over to Southern Laos to have a poke around the 4,000 islands and perhaps Wat Phu.

    #2 Posted: 28/2/2009 - 09:17

  • damos68

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    Thanks for that! Have had a look and 4000 Islands looks like it could be a nice place to chill out for a bit. Great site by the way, could spend hours on here (Actually, already have...) Cheers!

    #3 Posted: 2/3/2009 - 19:15

  • roryboy2

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    16th March, 2009
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    hello, I will be traveling around cambodia that time also. I am landing in Siem Reap airport april 12, and looking for a traveling partner, want to go see some islands do some fishing maybe snorkeling and all that. anyways let me know if you are interested. I am 27 male from canada

    #4 Posted: 16/3/2009 - 11:05

  • damos68

    Joined Travelfish
    26th February, 2009
    Posts: 6

    Hey mate

    best if u contact me via email - dammien_curran@yahoo.com.au

    I arrive on April 7th at Phnom Penh but we might be able to catch up somewhere along the way. Anyway just send me a msg and we will see if we can work something out.


    #5 Posted: 17/3/2009 - 18:22

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