Laos & Thailand: Tuk-Tuks & Thai Curry

18-to-Thirtysomethings, Vientiane to Bangkok

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Take 11 days to uncover this laid-back corner of Southeast Asia. While you're free to choose your own adventure, your accommodation and transportation are included, and our expert Chief Experience Officers (CEOs) will help you make the most of your time. Wander the tranquil monasteries of Luang Prabang and experience the French colonial influence while sipping coffee at a café. Admire the limestone karsts surrounding Vang Vieng before taking a slow boat down the Mekong. Explore Thailand's laidback northern capital of Chiang Mai before ending in Bangkok, a city that pulses with endless colour and character.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Mekong River Homestay & Baci Ceremony, Muang Pakbèng Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your First Night Out Moment: Connect With New Friends Your Discover Moment: Luang Prabang Your Discover Moment: Chiang Mai
  • Slow boat up the Mekong
  • Orientation walk of Luang Prabang
  • Witness the giving of alms (Luang Prabang)
  • Street food crawls
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore vibrant hanoi
  • Revel in the shadows of limestone karsts
  • Discover the serenity of luang prabang
  • Float on the mighty mekong
  • Experience the beauty of scenic northern thailand.

Itinerary

Vientiane Arrive at any time. After meeting your CEO and fellow travellers this evening, wander through the bustling night market along the Mekong River. Pick up a street beer or tea as you browse through the stalls of souvenirs and local delicacies. Follow your CEO to grab the best street food — or, you know, follow your nose.
Vientiane/Vang Vieng Enjoy the beautiful limestone karsts surrounding Vang Vieng. Free time to hike, bike, swim or go caving.
Vang Vieng Free time to explore Vang Vieng. Opt to explore some of the caves by bicycle or take an invigorating walk. In the evening, soak in the natural beauty of the countryside as the sun sets over the river.
Vang Vieng/Luang Prabang This morning travel from Vang Vieng to Luang Prabang. Get your bearings with a CEO-led orientation walk. This evening enjoy learning about local delicacies at the night market on Walking Street.
Luang Prabang Witness the giving of alms to the Buddhist monks and visit the night market. Opt to take a cooking class, visit temples or cool off at Kuang Si Waterfalls.
Luang Prabang/Pak Beng Cruise the Mekong on a long houseboat before arriving at a village homestay for the night.
Pak Beng/Chiang Khong Mekong River travel day. Cross into Thailand.
Chiang Khong/Chiang Mai Drive to Chiang Mai. Opt to visit Doi Suthep temple, catch a Thai boxing match or grab a bargain at the famous night market.
Chiang Mai/Bangkok Free time in Chiang Mai. Overnight train to Bangkok.
Bangkok Opt to visit Wat Pho and the Grand Palace, buy any last minute souvenirs or relax with a Thai massage.
Bangkok Depart at any time.
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