Southern Laos (Pakse) to Northern Cambodia (Preah Vihear Temple) overland, possible?
10th November, 2012
First of all I want to know the easiest and most convenient way to cross the Laos-Cambodia border and second, seeing that the Preah Vihear temple is near after the border crossing in northern cambodia, why not head there before going to Sieam Reap. It is possible?
#1 Posted: 5/3/2013 - 21:35
18th April, 2008
Yep, It is. I did it going from Pakse to Ubon, from there to Sisaket (a beautiful place btw) where I spent some days exploring the surroundings, and from the bus station in Sisaket I took, early in the morning, the songthaew to Khukan, from there I took another songthaew to the border at Chong Sa Ngam, I crossed the border and, finally, I took a moto-taxi to Anlong Veng and a bus to Sra Em, very close to Preah Vihear temple. All in all, from Sisaket bus station to Sra Em, It lasted around 10-11 hours and I think It was really worth the effort because Preah Vihear is absolutely stunning mainly due to It´s stunning location. I had heard that the border between Cambo and Laos was full of tourist and, as I was looking for something off the beaten path, I decided to try this route. It was a wonderful experience, easier than It can appear as you read this right now, very straightforward. You can get info about people travelling from SR to Preah Vihear and back even in a day trip, so that can be another option once you reach SR.
#2 Posted: 6/3/2013 - 04:58
10th November, 2012
Ok I see, your route sounds fun. But what if I decide to go further south in Laos in Muang Khong because I want to go see 4 thousand islands as well and I have already been to Ubon and Sisaket?
#3 Posted: 6/3/2013 - 07:04
Add your reply
You need to be logged in to add a reply.
Not a member? you can join here.
|Possibly related discussions||Replies||Views||Latest reply|
|Preah Vihear village to temple. ...||3||461||12 May 2015|
|Ongoing feud regarding Preah Vihear temple ...||1||2882||14 Feb 2011|
|Lodging for the visits to Preah Khan of Kampong Svay and Preah Vihear? ...||4||3195||16 May 2012|
|Plan to Prasat Preah Vihear and Preah Khan ...||6||6073||17 Feb 2010|
|Northern Vietnam & Northern Laos vs. Southern Vietnam and Southeast Cambodia ...||6||7252||17 Mar 2011|
|Prasat Preah Vihear ...||4||4129||28 Jan 2010|
|Prasat Preah Vihear help ...||0||405||16 Feb 2015|
|Temples in Preah Vihear ...||0||388||7 Feb 2015|
|Prasat Preah Vihear ...||2||799||29 Sep 2014|
|Preah Vihear in July ...||8||3405||23 Jan 2010|