From Myanmar

Shan State to Xieng Kok, Luang, Namtha Tourists can for permits to travel overland from Inle Lake to Keng Tung, about 100 km from Laos via the Lao Myanmar Friendship Bridge spanning The Mekong. The 690-metre-long span links Keng Lat, about 100 km north of Tachilek Town in Shan State on National Road 4. On the … Read more

From Yunnan, China

Jinghong/Mengla to Luang Namtha Venture from Jinghong, centre of the historic Sipsongpanna Kingdom, to its previous principality of Luang Namtha. Bus Jinghong offers two daily busses to Luang Namtha, which stop at Mengla, home of a popular forest canopy walkway. You can catch these busses at both the North and South Bus Stations. The first … Read more

From Cambodia

Siem Reap to Don Khone Take off on an overland UNESCO adventure from Angkor Wat to Vat Phou in Champasak. A private transport company offers a comfortable 12-passenger minibus or van ride from Siem Reap through northern Cambodia and the Lao border, before arriving at the popular Don Khone tourism haven in the 4,000 Islands. … Read more

From Vietnam

Dien Bien Phu to Phongsaly/Oudomxay Embark on an overland expedition to remote Phongsaly, Laos’ northern-most and least explored frontiers, from Dien Bien Phu, site of the first battle for Indochina’s Independence War. Bus A small bus departs from Dien Bien Phu in the early morning (05:30-07:00), to Muang Khan in Phongsaly, once the vehicle is … Read more

From Thailand

Chiang Rai to Houay Xay, Bokeo The well-trod Chiang Rai – Houay Xay route to the historic Lao Mekong port town of Houay Xay and boats to Luang Prabang boils down to busses. It’s simply a question of your budget and expected comfort level. Bus & Van You can find travel agents in Chiang Rai … Read more