SouthEast Asia May
Replies: 5 - Last Post: Feb 6, 2013 9:50 PM Last Post By: graby
Feb 4, 2013 7:09 AM
SouthEast Asia MayHello Fellow Travelers,
I am so lucky enough to be departing for just over three glorious weeks in South East Asia. A buddy of mine and I will be venturing to Bangkok via Taipei and plan to explore Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Malaysia in three exhaustive weeks of travel. I have the following questions for this experienced travelers:
We have three categories for this trip of locations to visit.
Potential Beach Towns:
Potential City Stops:
Siem Reap/Angkor Wat (Very much a definite visit)
Ho Chi Minh City
If you could help advise me in picking the best beach town, based off of weather in May and the pure debauchery that we want- that would be greatly appreciated. We also want beautiful beaches too.
In terms of city stops, just advise based on what you think would be worth our time. We plan on jumping on regional airlines between the cities. If you think I have missed any must see stops please please please add them for me. We are very very excited and I want all advice and questions.
Feb 4, 2013 9:15 AM
15 countries in three weeks? That will be exhaustive.
And you plan on debauchery? - even more so.
Maybe stick to Cancun? Or book a Club 18-30 cruise?
Feb 4, 2013 10:04 AM
2Too much in that time.
forget the debauchary, you will be too knackered to even raise a smile.
All those countries add up to a lot of travel and a lot of money spent on visas.
In terms of city stops, what sort of thing are you looking for in a city? For example: Ha Noi is beautiful. HCMC more cosmopolitan.
Feb 5, 2013 2:33 AM
3Bangkok to Luang Prabang or Phnom Penh, then into Hanoi or HCMC and do a quick sweep of Vietnam. Maybe you'll still have a few days for a Thai beach at the end. Choose one you can fly to/from Bangkok e.g. Ko Samui or Phuket. Good luck squeezing all that into 3 weeks ;-)
Feb 5, 2013 6:18 AM
Feb 6, 2013 9:50 PM
5It seems to me like Thailand is a must for you. I would consider only going to one other country. This way you will get to relax/party in the beach towns for longer and get to see more of one area.
I would reccommend maybe doing Cambodia and Thailand together. You could go overland into Cambodia. Spend some days in Siem Reap checking out the temples and then down to Phnom Penh. Sihanoukville is a beach party town down in the south of Cambodia, it sounds like what you are looking for!
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