Key Places - 3 Countries 15 Days
Vietnam, Laos & Thailand
The mighty Mekong is one of the longest rivers in the world and one of the least spoiled. At the heart and soul of South East Asia, with more that 50 million people depending on the Mekong and its tributaries for food, water, transport and other important aspects of daily life. Its floodplains are bursting with food crops during the dry season and the river supports one of the world's most diverse fisheries.
A river journey on the Mekong through Lao will give you insight into this great river's importance to the people who live on its banks. It is their only means of transport in a landscape of mountains and thick jungle. It provides a rich supply of fish and crops are planted all along the riverside. Local communities bathe, play and swim in the river and generally their lives revolve around it. A trip along the Mekong with its rapids is relaxing, exhilarating and fascinating. It provides an interesting glimpse into another way of life.
"Thank you Dermot …for the adventure with the group and yourself. Third trip with redspokes and still appreciate it..."