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Thailand, Cambodia, loas and Vietnam? watch

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    My best friend and I are planning on travelling this summer for 6 weeks. We're planning on going from the first of July til the 10th August (I might stay out longer).

    She wants to go to Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam but I feel like we won't be able to do it as we'll end up cramping and not seeing enough of each country/missing out loads. I can imagine spending the summer on a hot sweaty bus/train/boat and not seeing anything of these places.

    Have you done a similar trip? How long should we spend in each country/what's the minimum we can spend in each country without missing too much.

    What country is the safest to travel alone in (As i'm probably gonna end up traveling alone). I also want to learn to scuba dive/surf.
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    The walk from thailand to Vietnam through Cambodia takes 108 days. You won't have enough time.
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    (Original post by FloydRix)
    The walk from thailand to Vietnam through Cambodia takes 108 days. You won't have enough time.
    Why would I walk it? Hahaa

    I said that I didn't want to spend my time away on a bus/train/boat instead of actually seeing places
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    (Original post by Annuhlees)
    Why would I walk it? Hahaa

    I said that I didn't want to spend my time away on a bus/train/boat instead of actually seeing places
    Because you won't get anywhere without spending time on a bus/train. Have you looked at a map of the size of England? Compare that to Vietnam/Thailand. Your idea seems very far-fetched and disillusion.
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    (Original post by FloydRix)
    Because you won't get anywhere without spending time on a bus/train. Have you looked at a map of the size of England? Compare that to Vietnam/Thailand. Your idea seems very far-fetched and disillusion.
    I know that hence 'I don't want to be spending ALL my time on a bus/train/boat. I was wondering how long I should spend in each country.
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    Hey! I'm off to SE Asia for 2 and a half months, tomorrow! I've got a total of 7 and a half weeks in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. My last minute reading and freak out has made me think I want to spend 4 weeks in Thailand and the other 3 and a half in Cambodia and Southern Vietnam! I want to chill on my travels, i've realised I don't want to be constantly checking the time for the next bus I need to catch! Laos doesn't particularly appeal to me and the indochina loop seems a lot of hassle, especially when I don't particularly want to visit a country! I did want to visit Hanoi and Halong Bay, but i'm 18 .. I've got a lot of time left to fulfil dreams! I want to do things rather than visit 'x' many countries; and I think spending longer, quality time will allow me to do that

    Edit: For how long you should spend in each country, research and rank which countries interest you the most; spend the longest in those! If you are set on doing the Indochina loop i'd allocate two weeks to Thailand and Vietnam and a week to Laos and Cambodia.. that's the stereotypical lengths from my hours spent googling
 
 
 
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