The highlands of Thailand and Laos have lengthy been prime quarry for intrepid adventurers. Now, energetic tour operator Indotrek is inviting vacationers “to take a stroll on the wild aspect” with a brand new itinerary that hyperlinks the 2 nations between Chiang Mai, the capital of northern Thailand, and Luang Prabang, its counterpart in northern Laos.
Over the course of 13 days, visitors will plot an brisk course by way of these landscapes between the 2 city facilities. Lively parts of the journey embody trekking, kayaking and biking and highlights vary from an ascent of Doi Inthanon, Thailand’s highest mountain, to a motorcycle trip by way of the well-known Golden Triangle—the realm the place the borders of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar converge.
Nature-lovers will respect the possibility to trek by way of the Lao jungle with rescued elephants as their companions. Cultural enrichment, in the meantime, comes by way of experiences similar to homestays in minority villages and encounters with saffron-robed monks. (Sounds good to us!)
The Chiang Mai-to-Luang Prabang journey is one in every of 9 itineraries supplied by Indotrek as a part of its “Signature Sequence” of exits for 2020-21. Different adventures within the portfolio vary from a multi-adventure exploration of Cambodia’s extra distant areas to a south-to-north biking odyssey in Vietnam between the nation’s southern hub, Ho Chi Minh Metropolis, and its capital Hanoi.