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  • kurukafa

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    Hi I am traveling to Pattaya Thailand beginning of April for about two months and would like some suggestions for a two week tour of interesting places to visit in Cambodia and Vietnam I will have a reasonable budjet and don't walk far due to health (I am 67) so any route suggestions would be greatly appreciated also I am a biker here in uk so will be hiring a bike/scooter in Pattaya.Regards Ken

    #1 Posted: 27/2/2012 - 02:34

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  • stoneman

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    Suggest head south and cross the border at Hat Lek and make yout way to Sihanoukville in southern Cambodia. Then take a bus up to Phnom Penh. Then take a bus to Saigon, Vietnam. Fly back to Bangkok. Search websites for info on what interests you. You will need to have your VN visa prearranged.

    #2 Posted: 28/2/2012 - 07:10

  • mikethediver

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    I would suggest taking the ferry from Phnom Penh to Vietnam. It arrives in the border town of Chau Doc which is a bit of a one horse town, but you can easily travel onward to HCMC.

    #3 Posted: 3/3/2012 - 04:59

  • captainbkk

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    16th February, 2012
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    be aware of 2 things:
    days of entry allowed when you return into TH: 15 days by land, 30 days by air. This is if you do not have a prearranged visa.
    Songkran-the water splashing new Yr festival around 14/4-though different dates for PTY. Same-same in Khmerland. Plays havock on any travel. Prob best to only start travel when its all done.
    IF you follow stoneman-as such a good intro, then know that VN visa are eaisest and very quick done at Sihanouk in KH. For KH just pay at border-not the first price.
    talesofasia.com has all info re travel TH->KH.
    And there still are guidebooks-often more comforting for pensioners as they are used to books. www tends to be often very onesided and to omit basic info.

    #4 Posted: 3/3/2012 - 20:18

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