Laos & Cambodia – Flexible Travel

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Laos & Cambodia – Flexible Travel

from 1,159
Duration: from 26 days to 12 months
Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand
Travel in a loop, with Bangkok as the start and finish point on this comprehensive trip around northern Thailand, Laos and Cambodia on the Mekong Pass.

Laos & Cambodia – Flexible Travel

Jump onboard with Stray Asia for an adventure through Laos and Cambodia that includes all the 'must do' hot spots along with some more adventurous 'off the beaten track' destinations. Stray's hop-on Hop-off network allows you to explore Asia at your own pace, meet fun people along the way, learn from a knowledgeable local guide and choose the activities you want to do.

Travel north of Bangkok through lush landscapes and ancient temples of Northern Thailand towards Laos. The mountain ranges, rich culture and cheeky wildlife of Laos will excite and inspire before continuing on to Cambodia.

In Cambodia you’ll visit the iconic Angkor Wat, experience community life in a remote village homestay, uncover history at the Killing Fields and S21 Prison, try local cuisine and chill out on the beautiful beaches in the south before returning to Bangkok.

**Even better, it’s that very special time of year when Stray Asia drops the biggest deal of the year! We’ve got 30% off Hop-on Hop-off passes and 20% off Flexi Tours. To qualify for the deal of year simply start your travels between 1 May – 30 September 2017.**

Highlights along the way:

  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage temple ruins in Ayutthya.
  • Zipline above the jungles of Chiang Mai.
  • Experience village life, attend a traditional Baci (welcoming) ceremony and stay in a remote village along the Mekong River.
  • Swim in the picturesque Kuang Si Waterfall.
  • Learn the complete process of cultivating and harvesting rice at the Living Land Farm, where you’ll also meet a water buffalo!
  • Go caving, mountain biking, tubing and swimming in Vang Vieng.
  • Enjoy a boat ride through the huge caves of Kong Lor.
  • Meet the rhesus macaque monkeys of the sacred Monkey Forest.
  • Explore a network of temples and ancient ruins in Siem Reap.
  • Enjoy water sports or just relax on the beaches of Cambodia.
  • Learn about Cambodia’s history at the S21 Prison and Killing Fields.

Unique  'Strademark' experiences: 

Our mission is to get you off the beaten track so our experienced crew have chosen some incredible places for our travel route, so you can get amongst local culture and explore some truly remote destinations:

  • Ban Pak Nguey: at this Stray exclusive homestay you’ll experience traditional village, hang out with locals, swim in a secret swimming hole and visit the local school. You’ll also participate in a Baci (welcoming) ceremony.
  • Kong Lor: Experience rural life in this remote village that’s surrounded by tobacco fields, rice paadies, and mountain peaks. This is the gateway to the spectacular Kong Lor cave.
  • Xe Champhone: One of the best places to see wildlife in their natural environment, visit and feed the monkeys at the Monkey Forest and see Asiatic Softshell Turtles in Turtle Lake.
  • Koh Tunsay: a dreamy tropical island with white sand beaches and clear water. Discover the best snorkelling spots and take an evening dip while watching a phosphorescence display in the water.


What’s included:

  • Travel flexibility – pass is valid for up to 12 months from first day of travel.
  • A local Guide to provide support, local insights and to help book accommodation and activities on your behalf.
  • All transport - whether it be bus (comfortable, and air conditioned private charter bus), boat, train or even tuk-tuk!
  • Ayutthaya Temples entrance fee.
  • White Temple entrance fee.
  • Pak Ou Caves entrance fee.
  • Tham Jang Cave entrance fee.
  • Wat Prabat Phonsone entrance fee.
  • Old Wat Taleow.
  • Turtle Lake entry donation.
  • Tad Ngeuang Waterfall.
  • Wat Phou Temple entrance fee.
  • Bamboo Train ride.
  • S21 Prison entrance fee.
  • Phnom Penh Killing Fields.

The cost of your accommodation and optional activities are not included with your Hop on Hop off Travel Pass. You can book these through your driver on a pay-as-you go basis.

Alternatively upgrade to a Flexi Tour and you will get all the great benefits of a hop-on hop-off travel pass along with accommodation and a seleciton of top-rated activities included in the price. You can relax and enjoy hassle-free organized travel knowing you'll be making the very most out of your time Asia.

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Price details:

from 1,159

How does it work?

Stray’s hop-on hop-off adventure travel network offers all the support of a tour by travelling on quality private transport with a knowledgeable local guide, with all the freedom of an independent traveller.Your Stray Pass, which is valid for 12 months will enable you to hop on and off anywhere along the route and spend time exploring the destinations you love along the way. When you are ready to continue travelling you simply book back onto the next bus coming through using an easy to use online ‘Trip Manager’.

Stray has designed an exciting one-way route that spans across Thailand, Laos and Cambodia. On your trip you can expect to visit all the ‘must do’ hot spots and landmarks along with some truly unique ‘off the beaten track’ destinations that you wont find in any guide book.

Your fun local Guide will ensure you get more out of your Asia experience, showing you all the cool stuff only the locals know about. They’ll offer great advice, interesting commentary and assistance booking your accommodation and activities day to day.

Select from either a TRAVEL PASS (where accommodation and activities are pay-as-you-go) or upgrade to a FLEXI TOUR and have your accommodation and a selection of top-rated activities included for the total tour experience.


Mekong Pass from: $1,159 USD
Mekong Flexi Tour (twin room) from: $1,972 USD
Mekong Flexi Tour (single room) from: $2,228 USD.

*All prices listed are in USD and per person. Twin room tours must be purchased with a travel companion.

About Stray Travel

Stray offers a guided hop-on hop-off travel network in New Zealand and Southeast Asia. Their travel mantra is to get “further off the beaten track”, showing you unique and down-to-earth stops, local culture and amazing activities.

Stray’s flexible travel passes suit a range of timeframes and are valid for up to 12 months.

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