If you’re looking for a fun and flexible way to travel Southeast Asia, meet great people, be shown extraordinary places then the Stray Asia Lot Pass is what you need. This Hop-on Hop-off travel pass covers Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam and you can spend up to a year travelling on it.
You’ll travel with knowledgable local guides and other like-minded travellers. You can hop-off and stay longer at any destination along the route to explore or volunteer, then hop back on when you’re ready. This travel pass is ideal for travellers who have 2 months or more to explore.
Stray Asia Lot Pass
Discover the sights, sounds and smells of Bangkok, travel north in Thailand via amazing Ayutthaya and Chiang Mai, before crossing the border to Laos for a relaxing journey by boat through lush farmland and rugged mountains to a remote riverside village on the Mekong river. Laos will blow you away with its amazing wilderness and wildlife. You’ll follow narrow mountain roads to scenic rivers and waterfalls, discover underground rivers and caves, visit UNESCO World Heritage sites and experience rural village life with a unique homestay experience. In Cambodia you’ll visit the awe-inspiring Angkor Wat, uncover Cambodia’s gruesome history at the Killing Fields and S21 Prison, try the local cuisine and chill out on the beautiful beaches in the south. Explore Vietnam‘s buzzing cities, travel through stunning mountain scenery, experience Vietnamese hospitality and local cuisine. Explore newly discovered caves, cycle through rice paddies, visit National Parks, swim in secret swimming spots, traverse tunnels from the Vietnam war; and relax on some of Asia’s finest beaches.
Ayutthaya: Explore the incredible UNESCO World Heritage temple ruins by bicycle and boat.
Chiang Mai: An adventure seeker’s paradise. Zipline with Flight of the Gibbon, take a cooking class, trek in the jungle, get a massage, do Muay Thai training, and shop at the weekend night market.
Chiang Rai: Walk through the elaborate White Temple a unique modern temple with very interesting features.
Mekong Homestay (*Strademark Place): Cruise the Mekong River on a longtail boat, stay overnight in a remote riverside village homestay and experience a traditional way of life
Luang Prabang: This UNESCO World Heritage City is the cultural gem of Southeast Asia. Swim the in spectacular Kuang Si Waterfall; bathe with elephants in the Khan River, visit a bear sanctuary, and get hands on and learn how to cultivate and harvest rice from a rice farmer.
Vang Vieng: The stunning karst rock formations along the river offer the perfect setting for outdoor activities such as tubing, cycling, kayaking or rock climbing. Enjoy the vibrant nightlife or get away from it all in a river view bungalow.
Vientiane: Visit the COPE Centre where you’ll learn about the on-going effects of the Vietnam War.
Kong Lor Cave (*Strademark Place): Zip through the mighty 7 km cave by boat on an underground river. Considered a highlight of Laos, it’s not easy to get here on your own.
Xe Champhone (*Strademark Place): Visit Turtle Lake, a 200 year old Buddist Library and meet the rhesus macaque monkeys of the sacred ‘Monkey Forest’
Bolaven Plateau: Cool off in a beautiful waterfall and sample some of the region’s coffee.
Don Det (*Strademark Place): Relax in a hammock on the Mekong in the 4000 island archipelago. Spot rare Irrawaddy Dolphins.
Siem Reap: Explore Angkor, the UNESCO World Heritage Site – an impressive, never ending complex of temples and ruins.
Battambang (*Strademark Place): Experience local family and community life in a remote village homestay, with its seasonal farming, fishing, temple gatherings and festivals.
Sihanoukville: Enjoy the many water sports or kick back and relax at this popular beach destination.
Kampot: Cycle the countryside past the famous pepper and salt farms, eat delicious seafood and trek through the Bokor National Park.
Phnom Penh: Learn about Cambodia’s history at the S21 Prison and Killing Fields and explore the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda.
Da Lat: Get off the tourist trail; meet friendly locals, ride a motorbike through stunning scenery and sample delicious locally grown coffee and wine.
Bai Xep (*Strademark Place): Discover this secluded fishing village on a beautiful long stretch of white sandy beach. Relax, swim and wander deserted beaches, discover hidden waterfalls and learn to paddle a traditional round boat.
Hoi An: Explore life in the old town of this picture perfect Vietnamese riverside town; listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get some tailoring done; join a motorbike tour, scuba dive, or cycle to the beach.
Phong Nha (*Strademark Place): Swim in pristine rivers and explore impressive caves, including the recently discovered Thien Dong Cave, one of the largest caves in the world.
Ninh Binh: Take a boat trip to explore the spectacular caves and rock formations of the Trang An Grottoes.
Hanoi: Discover an eclectic blend of East and West, old Asia and new, in a tangled web of streets buzzing with masses of motorbikes. ook a day or two in Bangkok prior to setting off.
‘Strademark’ Places are the places you’re less likely to find in the guide book but the ones you’ll be talking about long after the adventure has ended. Our mission is to get you off the beaten track amongst authentic local culture and our experienced crew has chosen some incredible destinations so you can see more and do more!
- All transport – whether it be bus, boat, train or even tuk-tuk!
- A Local Guide to provide invaluable knowledge, support and local insight and to help book accommodation and activities on your behalf.
- Pak Ou Caves entrance fee
- Tham Jang Cave entrance fee
- Wat Prabat Phonsone entrance fee
- KongLor National Park fee
- Old Wat Taleow
- Turtle Lake entry donation
- Tad Ngeuang Waterfall
- Wat Phou Temple entrance fee
- S21 Prison entrance fee
- Phnom Penh Killing Fields
- Datanla Waterfall entrance fees
- My Lai Memorial entrance fees
- Vinh Moc Tunnels entrance fees
- Thien Duong (Paradise) Cave entrance fees
Accommodation and activities are not included with your Hop on Hop off Travel Pass so you have total flexibility to do what you want, when you want. However these can all be booked via your Tour Leader as you go!
If you would like your accommodation and activities included, you can upgrade your Lot Pass to a Lot Flexi Tour. You’ll have your accommodation and activities organised for you and paid for in advance, and you’ll get the flexibility to hop off anywhere along the way and spend more time in the places you love.
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