Laos Cycling To The Gold Triangle begins in northeastern Thailand where we visit Pha Taem National Park and view the well-preserved prehistoric rock paintings. We cross into Laos and first head up to the Bolaven Plateau, the coffee growing area of Laos, before heading south, where we go island hopping and take the time to observe the daily lives of the farmers in the paddy fields and the fishermen on the Mekong River. We visit Wat Phu, a Khmer Hindu temple complex, and then spend some time dolphin spotting and relaxing on an island in the middle of the Mekong.
Day 1 : Arrive in Ubon Ratchathani, visit Pha Taem National Park, overnight at hotel on Mekong River.
Day 2 : Cross the border to Laos, ride to Pakse and then up to the Bolaven Plateau. Optional hike to the top of 200m high Tad Fane waterfal.
Day 3 :Ride to Champasak and then on to Wat Phu, a Khmer Hindu temple complex, before reaching Don Daeng island.
Day 4 : Ride to Phu Asa to see a curious site of stone towers, before arriving in afternoon at Don Khong.
Day 5 : Ride to visit Khan Prapeng Falls then cross to Don Khone for Irrawaddy dolphin spotting.
Day 6 : Rest day to chill out and enjoy the tranquil island of Don Khone.
Day 7 : Cross the Laos-Cambodia border and ride to Stung Treng.
Day 8 :Another chance to spot the Irrawaddy dolphins as we ride along the Mekong to Kratie.
Day 9 : We cross the Mekong several times as we make our way to Kampong Cham.
Day 10 : We pass local villages, rubber plantations and paddy fields as we head towards Kampong Thom.
Day 11 : Ride to the temple area of Sambor Prei Kuk. Transfer to Siem Reap in afternoon.
Day 12 : Ride in the Angkor temple complex taking in all the main sites.
Day 13 : Ride to Banteay Seri and Kbal Spean.
Day 14 : Free time until onward travel.
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- – English speaking guide
– Bike rental (Trek Mountain bike) & Helmet
– Back up Car with drinks and support
– Luggage Transport or non riding guest transfer
– Nights in hotels, guesthouse and home-stay
– Meals as described in itinerary B = Breakfast , L = Lunch , D = Dinner
– Boat ride in tour
- Remark: Depending on weather and road conditions, this itinerary is subject to changes