Looking at travelling around Laos and discovering all the amazing destinations it offer?
Well the Stray Asia Long Laos Pass takes in heaps of incredible destinations – covering both the North and South of Laos.
The Stray Asia flexible hop on, hop off bus passes combine all your transport (including bus, mini bus, trains and even tuk tuks) with the knowledge of incredible local guides and up to 12 months travel time – perfect for those who like a bit of structure with their spontaneous travel plans!
Starting in Chiang Mai the Long Laos Pass stops off at the intriguing white temple before jumping over the border into Laos where you’ll get to experience some of the best destinations the country has to offer.
From the stunning waterfalls or Luang Prabang, the famous river tubing in Vang Vieng and the capital or Vientianne to the 7km cave in Kong Lor and backpacker haven of Don Det – there’s plenty of incredible things to experience with your new travel buddies!
And of course if you want to explore even more of South East Asia check out our full range of Stray Asia Passes!
|Start||Chiang Mai, Thailand|
|Finish||Don Det, Laos|
Starts: Chiang Mai
Days: Wednesday or Sunday
Time: 6pm Welcome Night at Deejai Backpackers
ARRIVAL IN CHIANG MAI
|Deejai Backpackers (Welcome Night)||18:00||18:00|
|Chiang Mai (Free Day)||Free||Free|
CHIANG MAI TO HOUAY XAI
|Chiang Mai – Deejai Hostel (Depart)||09:00||09:00|
|Chiang Rai – Bus Terminal 2 (Phaholayotin Rd) (Depart)||12:15||12:15|
|Chiang Khong (Thai Border) (Depart)||14:30||14:30|
|Houay Xai (Laos Border) (Arrive)||16:00||16:00|
HOUAY XAI TO MEKONG RIVER HOMESTAY
|Houay Xai (Laos Border) – Oudomphone Hotel 2 (Depart)||07:30||07:30|
|Homestay Village (Arrive)||15:30||15:30|
MEKONG RIVER HOMESTAY TO LUANG PRABANG
|Homestay Village – Boat Landing (Depart)||08:00||08:00|
|Pak Ou Caves (Depart)||14:00||14:00|
|Luang Prabang (Arrive)||16:00||16:00|
|Luang Prabang (Free Day)||Free||Free|
LUANG PRABANG TO VANG VIENG
|Luang Prabang – Joma Bakery near the Post Office (Depart)||08:00||08:00|
|Vang Vieng (Arrive)||14:30||14:30|
|Vang Vieng (Free Day)||Free||Free|
VANG VIENG TO VIENTIANE
|Vang Vieng – Seng Aloun Guesthouse (Depart)||09:00||09:00|
VIENTIANE TO KONG LOR (7KM CAVE)
|Vientiane – Mixay Paradise Guesthouse (Depart)||08:00||08:00|
|Kong Lor (Arrive)||15:00||15:00|
KONG LOR TO THAKHEK
|Kong Lor – Chantra House (Depart)||11:00||11:00|
THAKHEK TO XE CHAMPHONE
|Thakhek – Mekong Hotel (Depart)||07:30||07:30|
|Ban Lak 35 (Depart)||09:00||09:00|
|Xe Champhone (Arrive)||17:30||17:30|
XE CHAMPHONE TO PAKSE
|Xe Champhone – Phonethavy Guesthouse (Depart)||08:00||08:00|
|Ban Khongxedon (Depart)||11:30||11:30|
PAKSE TO DON DET (4000 ISLANDS)
|Pakse – Royal Pakse Hotel (Depart)||07:30||07:30|
|Champasak – Wat Phou (Depart)||10:30||10:30|
|Ban Nakasang – Pier (Depart)||14:00||14:00|
|Don Det (Arrive)||14:30||14:30|
- All transport – whether it be bus (comfortable and air conditioned private charter bus) boat, train, or even tuk-tuk!
- Local Tour Leader – Knowledgeable Local Guide to provide invaluable knowledge, support and insider insights and to assist with booking accommodation and activities at every destination.
- Reserved Accommodation – Have a bed reserved for you at every Stray overnight stop. Book through your Tour Leader and pay-as-you-go directly to the accommodation.
- Ultimate travel flexibility – pass is valid for up to 12 months from first day of travel and you can hop-on and off as much as you like.
- White Temple entrance fee
- Pak Ou Caves entrance fee
- Tham Jang Cave entrance fee
- Wat Prabat Phonsone entrance fee
- Kong Lor National Park fee
- Old Wat Taleow
- Turtle Lake entry donation
- Tad Ngeuang Waterfall
- Wat Phou Temple entrance fee
Not included: The cost of your accommodation and optional activities is not included in a hop-on, hop-off pass. You have the flexibility to choose what suits your budget and pay-as-you-go. These can be booked via your Tour Leader.
If you would prefer a tour with accommodation and more activities included, check out the Long Laos Flexi Tour. Get all the same great benefits + accommodation and top rated activities.