Heading to South East Asia and want to discover more of Northern Thailand and Laos?
Well the Stray Asia Tom Yum Pass is the perfect way to bounce around this beautiful part of the world.
The flexible hop on, hop off Stray Asia passes are paid for up to 12 months of travel, giving your heaps of flexibility and your local guide will give you all the insider knowledge of each destination!
Starting in Bangkok, Thailand the Tom Yum Pass heads north to the epic temples of Ayutthaya before jumping on the overnight train to Chiang Mai with your new-found travel buddies.
After a few days exploring everything Chiang Mai has to offer (from elephant sanctuaries to cooking classes and night markets) it’s over the border into Laos where you’ll enjoy a tranquil Mekong River stay before arriving in the town of Luang Prabang,
Chill out in the stunning waterfalls and kayak the river before heading deeper into Laos to the famous party town of Vang Vieng – home of tubing!
Finish off your Laos adventure in the capital of the country – Vietianne – before jumping across the border back to Thailand to wrap up your Stray Asia adventure and continue on your next journey…
Starts: Bangkok – or anywhere on the travel loop and finish where you started! Just let us know upon booking.
Days: Monday or Friday
Time: 6pm at the Stray Bangkok Travel Shop
ARRIVAL IN BANGKOK
|Stray Shop – 162 Soi Rambutri, Tanao Road (Welcome Night)||18:00||18:00|
BANGKOK TO CHIANG MAI (VIA AYUTTHAYA)
|Bangkok – 162 Soi Rambutri, Tanao Road (Arrive)||09:30||09:30|
|Bangkok – 162 Soi Rambutri, Tanao Road (Depart)||10:00||10:00|
|Ayutthaya (Arrive)||12:00 PM||12:00 PM|
|Ayutthaya – Good Luck Guesthouse (Depart)||17:00||17:00|
|Ayutthaya Train Station (Depart)||19:45||19:45|
ARRIVE IN CHIANG MAI
|Chiang Mai (Arrive)||08:15||08:15|
|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 BANGKOK (EXPRESS DAY)
|Vientiane – Phuong Champa Hotel (Depart)||15:00||15:00|
|Nong Khai (Arrive)||17:15||17:15|
|Nong Khai – Train Station (Depart)||18:20||18:20|
TOM YUM: FINISH IN BANGKOK
- 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.
- Ayutthaya Temples entrance fees
- White Temple entrance fee
- Pak Ou Caves entrance fee
- Tham Jang Cave 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 Tom Yum Flexi Tour. Get all the same great benefits + accommodation and top rated activities.