Map of Laos and ThailandMaps of Laos and Thailand
Map of Thailand and Laos and two-week route
View our Thailand and Laos Experience Trip. It is best to stay in Thailand and Laos from November to March. Short shower afternoons seldom have an impact on travel, while lower rates (hotels and tours) and less frequent visits by foreigners can make your Thailand and Laos trips even more private. Here you can see our latest travel reports about Thailand and Laos.
Sail to Wat Arun and see the Emerald Buddha and Grand Palace, the former home of the popular king. This is Bangkok's oldest sanctuary and the home of the renowned lying Buddha, which is 46m long. During the evenings, visit the overnight market or try Thailand's world-famous cuisine.
Once you have explored this amazing area, return to Bangkok for a trip to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. Chiang Mai is a fortified town suitable for walks. Visit Wat Chedi Luang to see some of the many Buddha sculptures and pictures and see some of the siblings.
It is the gate to the Golden Triangle, the area where Thailand will meet its neighbours Laos and Burma. Head to Chiang Khong on the powerful Mekong River to start your quiet journey in Laos, the land of millions of elephants. Approximately six hrs by car will take you to the modest city of Pakbeng, known for its borderland flair.
When you have an additional night, just sit down and go to the elephants camps across the street. Spend your morning on the riverbank and take a full days trip to Luang Prabang, past luxuriant woods and tranquil towns. Visiting the Pak Ou cave to see virtually thousand of Buddha sculptures and paintings. End your tranquil trip on World Heritage-listed Luang Prabang, one of the highlights of any travel route in Thailand and Laos.
From Luang Prabang, take a flight to Vientiane, one of Asia's most relaxed capital cities. Begin your trip at the Patuxai Monument, also known as Laos' Arc de Triomphe, overlooking the town from the attic. Sisaket Wat is one of the oldest and most attractive of Vientiane's churches, with virtually thousand of miniatures Buddha-statures.
It is an interactivity and information center and a unique visitor attraction. You can also book a tailor-made Thailand and Laos tours to make a tailor-made one.