2008 Mekong & Beyond:8 day Laos & Thailand Tour

2008 Mekong & Beyond - 8 days

The Golden Triangle and Laos’ religious and cultural capitals await.

This exciting new journey will bring you face to face with the exotic Golden Triangle, as well as laid-back Laos' religious and cultural capital.

Travel by slow boat down the mighty Mekong deep into the heart of Laos. Luang Prabang, the religious centre of this little-visited country, is one of Asia's true highlights – you will be left awestruck by the procession of a thousand monks collecting alms at dawn. The gracious Lao people are your hosts, and you will leave with a true understanding of the mystical environment they call home.

Chiang Mai, Golden Triangle, Pakbeng, Luang Prabang.

Trip grading: EASY Suitable for travellers with an average level of fitness and mobility.

What's included: 7 nights hotel accommodation (1 night basic), all road transport by air-conditioned vehicles, all sightseeing as specified (excluding entrance fees), Western tour leader based on a minimum of seven travellers, local English-speaking guides throughout, arrival and departure transfers, breakfast daily, two lunches and one dinner.

Tour Leader: Travel Indochina tour leader based on a minimum of 7 people.

Maximum group size: 15 


Not Ready to go Home Yet?: With so much to see and experience in Luang Prabang, consider spending a few extra days here to take in temples, the night market, or just relax after your exciting Small Group Journey.

Ask our Manager: "Get into the heart of exotic Laos by exploring her backwaters and entering this gem of Indochina on an exciting Mekong River adventure." A. Giblin - Laos Product Manager

Tip's for your Holiday: You have time to explore the busy morning market in rustic Pakbeng town, your overnight port of call during the exciting voyage down the Mekong to fabled Luang Prabang

Responsible Travel: Get to know contrasting hilltribe cultures through visits to a H'mong night market and a minority village on the banks of the Mekong.

Did you know: Travel Indochina can organise your flights and any additional accommodation. Call us on 1300 138 755 to speak to one of our experts or click here to request a quote.

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Departure dates

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  • 01/11/2008 | Closed
  • 29/11/2008 | Request
  • 13/12/2008 | Closed
  • 27/12/2008 | Available


  • Days 1 to 3   - Golden Triangle 
  • Day 4            - Pakbeng
  • Days 5 to 8   - Luang Prabang