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Typical Backpacking plan - share your wisdom!

Posted by Niksput on 14/5/2012 at 07:16

Hey :)

I'll be doing 12 weeks in Southeast Asia from Mid-June onwards. I have added all of the typical locations to my itinerary - Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Sihanoukville, Vientiane, Vang Vieng, Ho Chi Minh, Hanoi, Hue etc..

I am however looking to go off the beaten track slightly. Could anyone offer some more good locations for me to check out, which are likely to have at least a few Westerners?

Thanks,
Jake

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Posted by altmtl on 14/5/2012 at 09:38

Few westerners go to Isan province in Thailand... i.e. Samphan Bok (Three thousand holes)and Konglor Cave in Laos are off the western tourist trail pretty much.

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Posted by MADMAC on 14/5/2012 at 12:00

If you go up the western bank of the mekong, Khemmerat, Don Tan, Mukdahan, That Phanom, Nakkon Phanom, Nong Khai... Interesting area with no tourists. Certainly very few western tourists.

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Posted by Rasheeed on 15/5/2012 at 23:40

Banlung, Cambodia is slightly off the track. Nice place. I like it.

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