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Southeast Asia itinerary advise

Posted by dknee on 13/2/2011 at 02:39

Hello, My girlfriend and I are landing in Bangkok in early March and returning home from there in late May. Just looking for itinerary advice. We would like to see Northern and Southern Thailand as well as Loas and Cambodia and maybe a trip to vietnam and Indonesia. When is the best times for these places. I know its smoky in North Thailand in March and then its real hot and rainy. Would you suggest the south islands first or up north before the heat and rains come. Thanks. ...

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10 weeks for Thailand, Laos, Vietnam & Cambodia

Posted by mlr on 3/8/2009 at 20:47

Hi Everyone! Myself and my partner (both in our 20's) are planning a 10 week trip round SE Asia at the end of this year and would like to see what you think of the rough itinerary i have put together (with alot of help from this website)!? I would appreciate advice on the number of nights we are planning on staying in each place (too many/not enough) & also if i have missed out anywhere that we should go!? We travel quite regularly but this year we have to decided to just do 1 big trip ...

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Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.

Posted by JT on 16/2/2011 at 14:48

We plan to start with one or two days in Saigon, before we take a nightbus to Rach Gia where we plan to take the first boat to Phu Quoc Island. We want to spend to or three days on the island, before heading back. From Rach Gia the plan is to travel the coast either by motorbike, train or bus (or maybe all of them... what to you think considered we donĀ“t have so much time?), stopping in either Hoi An or Dong Ha where our plan is to cross the border to Laos, travel throught Savannakhet a ...

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4 month SEA itinerary help needed.

Posted by shoestringer on 12/2/2011 at 05:33

Hi, first of all ive got to say what a great site this is, Im looking for some help/general advice on my 4 month itinerary starting april 4th and including vietnam cambodia laos thailand, i been trying to not plan to intensively as i would prefer to be quite flexible with my plans. plus i have a one way ticket so if i need more time i can always stay longer although this is not my intention. my plan so far goes like this- Vietnam 1 month landing in hanoi my trip will consist of a motorcycle tr ...

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SEA 3-month trip: general + specific (+any other type of) advice, please

Posted by Brecht on 7/2/2011 at 22:07

Hello, I'm traveling SEA for 3 months with a friend (from end of March to the end of June). This is our planned route: arrival in Bangkok --> Southeast Thailand --> Cambodia --> South-Vietnam --> Laos all the way through (maybe crossing the border to check out Central-Vietnam) --> North-Vietnam --> South-China (Yunnan province) --> North-Myanmar all to way to the south, along the Irrawaday --> fly back to Bangkok & from Bangkok back home (Belgium) * What places alon ...

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Help on Planning!

Posted by sandman666 on 8/2/2011 at 04:17

Hi guys, Im new in this forum. I wanted to know your opinion on this journey I'm planning for next march. I arrive at Bangkok on March 1st and return on march 26th afternoon: Tuesday 1 Thailand - Bangkok Wed 2 Thailand - Bangkok Thursday 3 Thailand - Bangkok Friday 4 Bangkok -> Siem Reap Saturday 5 Cambodia - Siem Reap Sunday 6 Cambodia - Siem Reap Monday 7 Cambodia - Phnom Penh Tuesday 8 Cambodia - Phnom Penh Wed 9 Vietnam - HCM City Thursday 10 Vietnam - HCM City Friday 11 Vietnam - Meko ...

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Advice for a 3 week trip

Posted by MrAndMrsA on 9/2/2011 at 00:38

Hi there newbie here. Advance apologies for asking questions which no doubt you have heard many times before. I did try searching, but alas, still confused so think some personalised advice may be in order! We have the option spending a couple of weeks in SE Asia in June this year. As part of our whistlestop round the world trip we arrive in Bangkok on the 13th June and leave on the 3rd July from Singapore. I need to fill the time in between. We're not really backpackers neither can we splurge ...

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Viewed 3,907 times, with 5 replies. Last reply by Thomas922 on 9/2/2011 at 18:40

Printing off Travelfish guides in Asia

Posted by chicoelnino on 6/2/2011 at 09:44

For my trip I plan on printing off the relevant guides as I need for the places I visit, ie....accommodation in bangkok etc. Just would like to know how much typically it would cost per sheet to get stuff printed off from a cafe out there? ...

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OH dear, where to go?!

Posted by peskywes on 11/1/2011 at 02:25

We are a little bit undecided (like many!!) on where to go as so much choice and so little time!! We have only 6 weeks to travel and have to go in May/June which appears to be right through the monsoon seasons of Thailand/Cambodia/Laos/Vietnam So we decided perhapsto go to Malaysia as it will be the dry season there and looks beautiful. We are thinking of flying into Bangkok and spending 3 weeks in Thailand, then the next 3 in Malaysia flying back out of Kuala Lumpur. After reading a lot of ...

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Laos or the Thai islands?

Posted by jroo88 on 24/1/2011 at 17:43

I went travelling around Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos last year with a brief visit to Bangkok and Chiang Mai. I didnt get chance to check out any of the thai islands as I needed to be back in the UK. I loved every place I visited but Laos was by far the favourite! I'm planning on going back this year at the end of August for 3 weeks with my boyfriend. My boyfriend likes a mix of activities, nightlife and culture like I do, but he's a bit more attached to his home comforts and doesnt want to do to ...

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Flashpacker Budget per day

Posted by MamaH on 23/1/2011 at 18:28

Hi, I'm travelling to SE Asia this summer for 6 weeks and am having palpatations trying to work out costs! I want to stay in decent accommodation (clean and not shared) but not necessarily hotel quality as its just a bed for the night after all. Also, because of time contraints vs how much I want to see, I'm flying a few legs of the journey. Basically I'm wondering what a decent 'flashpacker' budget should be per day all in (i.e. accommodation, travelspending money etc). That should give me some ...

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itenary 2 months asia

Posted by greektraveller on 27/1/2011 at 02:13

I had a look around and still haven't found the perfect itenary for myself. I will be going for 2 months and plan to visit the following countries.1 1.thailand. 2.cambodia 3.laos 4.vietnam i dont mind taking a plane once or twice. any ideas? ...

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7 days: Cambodia & Vietnam?

Posted by csadoney on 2/2/2011 at 16:02

My sister and I have just 7 days for a trip and were hoping to hit Angkor, Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Long Bay. Is this even possible? If not, would it be better to spend our week in Vietnam or Cambodia? We both really want to experience culture (people, food, architecture), as well as see some great scenery. We're not drinkers or partiers, so have zero interest in night life options. Thanks for any comments and suggestions! ...

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Posted by chicoelnino on 30/1/2011 at 04:06

Heard that its fairly cheap to get fillings in SE Asia? I planned on getting a few small fillings done before I go in June, but would you suggest I leave them and get them done in Asia? Will be in Bali/indonesia for a few weeks at the start of the journey so any info would be good. thanks. ...

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South East Asian Airlines - Best flight deals.

Posted by CaptainPlatypus on 24/1/2011 at 20:31

I am currently planning a trip around South East Asia and was wondering if anyone could suggest a few cheap airlines that they have used or know of to get from country to country in the area?? Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks ...

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Power points?

Posted by chicoelnino on 22/1/2011 at 04:46

Just wondering on train travel in SE.Asia are there power points on the train in which one can charge up batters, laptops etc?? ...

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Posted by B3ANO on 25/1/2011 at 15:06

Hi, I need to get to Chiang Mai from Vangviang, I dont really have time to be on a bus for 12 hours+ is NOK air way a reliable source? there flights dont seem to be too bad... it seems going from Laos (Vangviang) is hard to get to chiang mai????? not alot of info really about it other than the dodgey buses that are very time consuming... if i had a week extra up my sleeve id be more than happy for bus but this is not that case. I understand Vang Viang is sort of in the middle of no where so w ...

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How to get from Penang to Koh Phi Phi in one day without flying?

Posted by sparklesinthesky on 21/1/2011 at 15:10

Hi, we have been a bit silly, and planned a trip where we go straight from Penang (where we have booked) to Koh Phi Phi to meet up with friends (they have booked). But we have only one day to do this trip... without at the time knowing that ferries are not as usual an occurance as we had imagine. The last ferry leaves Phuket at 14:30, and the last ferry leaves Krabi at 16:00.. we are hoping to somehow make the 16:00 ferry - by catching buses. We understand that its a ten hour bus ride, with bord ...

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Viewed 7,185 times, with 1 reply. Last reply by Captain_Bob on 26/1/2011 at 23:40

SE Asia for 2 1/2 months

Posted by arivas27 on 25/1/2011 at 14:20

Hello Everyone, so I'm planning to travel to SE Asia at the end of February. I will start off in Bangkok and end up in Sydney Australia in Mid May. I travelled to Thailand last June and visited: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Koh Samet, Koh Phi Phi and Phuket. So i'm going back to Thailand and the rest of SE Asia and needed advise as to places to go to?? Since, I've already done some main places in Thailand am I missing other places to go to? I want to go to Cambodia, Vietnam and Indonesia. but don't kno ...

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Viewed 3,819 times, with 4 replies. Last reply by MADMAC on 26/1/2011 at 21:28

SouthEast Asia 9 weeks

Posted by keoghangel on 26/1/2011 at 17:41

Hi Travelfish Readers, Need advice, myself and my bfriend are doing round the world trip and we will be spending 9 weeks in SEA. The plan is as follows: Fly into Bangkok -- stay 2 nigths Fly to Hanoi (spend 1 night), upto Sapa (2 nights) and back to Hanoi, then work our way down the Vietmenese coast (overland) -- prob take 2.5 weeks including Halong Bay, Hue, Hoi An, HCMCity and the Mekong Delta Then into Cambodia (overland) to Phemon Penh and onto Siem Reap including Angkor Wat, then ...

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