There are currently 12 Travel Helpers for Laos. Please remember that these Travel Helpers provide information on a volunteer basis and when they take the time to help you that a thank you is highly appreciated! They are listed below in order of their last activity on Travellerspoint.
Cycled north of Laos
I spent a month in Laos last year (mainly in Vang Vieng and Luang Prabang).
Wicked country only been a few places but will help in any way i can
I made the trip from Pai in Northern Thailand to Luang Prabang via Van, and the Slow Boat up-river. Although the experience was beautiful in it's scenery going up river, some of the other legs of the journey can be a bit annoying, uncomfortable to some older travellers wanting to take the "Scenic route". I definitely think the "The road less travelled" in this case should be the 35 year olds and under. For as long as this route has been made available, it seems a pity that the operators of the different legs have not made it easier, more comfortable, and more accommodating to more seasoned travellers by re-investing some of their capital into an enterprise that could be made easier without effecting the overall cost of the journey.
I travel to Laos a few times a year and love the place. Can guide you through the country without any problem. Not really sure about the border though
I have travelled into, all over and out of Laos overland. I have been to:
2-day slowboat trip on the Mekong from Chiang Rai
Si Phan Don (Don Khong and Don Det)
overland into Cambodia
General travel information on Laos, including hotels and tours.
With 12 years leading motorcycle tours through Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. I can provide all detail information you will need for your trip in those countries. I love adventures as discovery remote area. I DON'T LIKE TOURISTY AREA. If you looking for THE ADVENTURES OF A LIFE TIME just contact me to get all information you will need. You can post your question on this forum or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org When you are in Vietnam you can call 0084912464880. I am volunteer to help you at any time
general travel and info
Spent a month travlling in the country
I travelled Laos in Jan./Feb. 2005
No Laos questions; but all the answers on Laos travel?
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