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10 days to travel Laos

  • charlotte88

    Joined Travelfish
    4th February, 2008
    Posts: 3

    Hi, everyone I am travelling to thailand for two weeks and Laos for 10 days, maybe slightly more or less in either. this is the kind of itinerary i made based on lonely planet guide 05. Can anyone tell me if i'm missing out anywhere on the way/how long recommended in certain places- thanks!

    -Cross border at Chong Mek Bus/train to Pakse.
    -Take bus to Tat Lo from south terminal at Pakse.
    -Back to Pakse, then down to
    -Si Phan don, Either get bus for Don Det and Don Khon 4 hours- 7am, 8:30am, 10am 11.30 a.m.(4 hours) OR Muang Khong (Don Khong, 8am, 10 am (3 hours). -Bikes can be hired.
    Bus’s for Pakse £1.50 8am and 8.30am 2-3 hours. Sawngathaew £1.50 3-4 hours. From Muang Kong (Don Khong) Market at 4:30 am and 6.30 am.

    -Savannakhet
    (?) Tha Kaek
    -Vientaine
    -Luan Prabang-Vientaine- train down to bangkok (whree i catch my next flight).

    Thanks alot!

    Charlotte

    #1 Posted: 4/2/2008 - 21:49

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  • srsdj

    Joined Travelfish
    30th October, 2007
    Posts: 8
    Total reviews: 11

    Hi Charlotte,

    It is a very ambitious itinerary if all your travel is land-based. You might consider flying Pakse to Luang Prabang and road back to Vientiane if time permits. The road trip from LP to Vang Vieng is really special.

    #2 Posted: 5/2/2008 - 06:40

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