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Guide to the Tha Khaek Loop

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By the time you roll back into Tha Khaek, you’ll have covered 450-kilometres and travelled through some of the most breathtaking, unforgettable scenery in all of Laos. The Tha Khaek Loop: get a motorbike and go.

Map of the Tha Khaek Loop

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The Tha Khaek Loop, also known as the Konglor Loop or simply “the Loop”, begins and ends in Tha Khaek and can be done in as little as three days, though more are recommended for a less hurried pace. Four days is more leisurely. Five and up can include side-trips and relaxation.

The majority of travellers tackle the route in an anti-clockwise direction, and this is the way we’ve written the details. There’s no particular reason why, except this way Konglor Cave is the penultimate highlight of the trip and the long stretch of boring highway driving back to Tha Khaek is left ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 3,200 words.)

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Tha Khaek Loop? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Laos.

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