Me and my girlfriend is backpacking Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. We wondered if anybody know the best, fastest and cheapest way of travelling these four countries? Maybe a cheep flight from Bankok - Ho Chi Minh City and then make our way through Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and then from Laos with plane to Koh Samoi? We have 4 weeks spending in these countries. We planed a week or so on Cambdia, Laos and Vietnam. Then going to Ko samoi, Ko Chang ect spending most of our time...
#1 JT has been a member since 6/2/2011. Posts: 7
We planed a week or so on Cambdia, Laos and Vietnam.
One week to do 3 countries? That's not fun.
4 weeks is a good amount of time for Thailand only or spend 1 week in 1 other country.
#3 Krabiman has been a member since 2/1/2011. Posts: 223
I did those 4 countries in 6 months and still haven't seen everything. did Thailand for more then 6 months before that trip as well and still haven't seen all of it;
I'd stick to 1 country only as madmac and krabiman suggest here!
"We wondered if anybody know the best, fastest and cheapest way of travelling these four countries?"
"We planed a week or so on Cambdia, Laos and Vietnam"
OK - I have to ask. What is the objective of your trip? To collect the most stamps possible in your passport? Is this an episode of the Amazing Race?
I suspect that you meant that you plan to spend a week in each of those countries, but I still question why? You will lose at least one day each time you travel between countries. You will lose 1/2 - 1 day each time you move between locations in each country.
However, to answer your question:
- Cheapest? Overland by vehicle (assuming you exclude walking)
- Fastest? By plane
- Best? Slowly!