|Indochina: From the Mekong to the Gulf of Thailand
CAMBODIA - LAOS
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There is an interesting saying regarding the difference between Cambodian, Vietnamese and Laotian people. The Vietnamese plant the rice, the Cambodians watch it grow and the Laos listen to it grow. ...Read More
This is also what you will find on this journey. Laos shows us its relaxed and calm side as we start the journey in Vientiane, Laos’s sleepy capital. Champasak, the Bolaven Plateau and Laos’ Mekong river life also offer a tranquil start to our journey. Once we enter Cambodia, however, our adventure begins in earnest.
North-East Cambodia is a world unto itself, its wild and mountainous landscapes a home for ethnic minorities and an abundance of natural attractions.
In Central Cambodia you will experience local life and schools of Khmer and Muslim communities. Explore Siem Reap and the iconic Angkor temples, before continuing to up-and-coming Battambang, reminiscent of Siem Reap before the advent of mass tourism, filled with graceful Indochinese architecture and home to a thriving contemporary art scene.
From here we take you onto an adventure drive through the Cardamom Mountains, part of a vast tropical forest that is home to elusive wildlife.
Finally experience the rhythm of rural life and landscapes of dazzling rice paddies and swaying sugar palms on the way to Cambodia’s gorgeous south coast, the shore fringed with tropical islands and fishing villages.The vast majority of visitors to Laos and Cambodia focus on a mere handful of sights. This journey will take you to little-visited parts of the region, as you discover the mysteries of Indochina.See less
Preparing for your journey
Flight to Pakse and explore the Bolaven Plateau
Visit Wat Phu and continue further South
Enter Cambodia’s ruggedly beautiful North-East
A unique experience in a small Muslim community on the Mekong
Along the Mekong to Kampong Cham and further to Kampong Thom
Fell like Indiana Jones at Bang Maelae on the way to Siem Reap
In and around Siem Reap
Via colonial Battambang to Pursat
Adventure driving through the Cardamom mountains
In and around Koh Kong
Drive to the coast close to Vietnam and relax on the last day of this journey
Farewell, unless you wish to linger a little longer?