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getting to Huay Xai from Siem Reap

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getting to Huay Xai from Siem Reap

Planning a trip for 2/13 from Washington DC to: Vietnam, including Hue, Danang and Hoi An, HCM; Siem Reap & Angkor;and Luang Prabang following a Mekong boat trip from Huay Xai. Not necessarily in that order

What is the quickest routing from DC to Huay Xai?

What is the quickest routing from Danang to HX?

What is the quickest routing from Siem Reap to HX?

What boat tour operators at HXi would you recommend and what is the typical 2-day cost?

What would recommend as a decent guest house or small hotel in HX?

thanks

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1. Re: getting to Huay Xai from Siem Reap

Hi,

Answered your post on the Cambodian forum.

Cheers

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2. Re: getting to Huay Xai from Siem Reap

What is the quickest routing from DC to Huay Xai? Probably fly to bangkok then chiangmai then minibus to border, cross to HXY.

What is the quickest routing from Danang to HX? Fly danang-hanoi-vientiane-houayxai or Luang Namtha

What is the quickest routing from Siem Reap to HX? Fly to Vientiane then Luang Namtha, then bus to HXY. You can also fly direct to HXT from Vientiane but less regularly and they get cancelled due to weather fairly regularly on this route.I usually go through L Namtha.

What would recommend as a decent guest house or small hotel in HX? The riverside guesthouse is nice and has the best riverview restaurant in town - about $15/room

Edited: 06 November 2013, 04:07
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3. Re: getting to Huay Xai from Siem Reap

So for each of those routings, roughly how much travel time is involved,including, if necessary, any overnite stay for the next connection?

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4. Re: getting to Huay Xai from Siem Reap

Bangkok to chiangmai then minibus to border could be done without overnighting if you arrived in BKK in the morning. There are several flights BKK-Chiangmai every day. You might want to stay a night in CM though and continue the next morning to the border.

Fly danang-hanoi-vientiane-houayxai or Luang Namtha: This would likely involve an overnight in Hanoi and at least one night in Vientiane - you would have to check the lao airlines and Vietnam airlines websites for schedules.

Siem Reap to HX via Vientiane then Luang Namtha, then bus to HXY: Again probably an overnight in Vientiane - check the Namtha schedule on laoairlines.com

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5. Re: getting to Huay Xai from Siem Reap

thank you so much. How do you feel if I spend 3 nights in SiemRiep, is it possible?

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6. Re: getting to Huay Xai from Siem Reap

How much transit time is involved in these suggestions?

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