Review! G-Adventure’s “Laos on a Shoestring” Tour

Welcome to my first blog post!! I’m so excited to share this experience with you guys and thank you so much for taking the time to read my stuff 🙂 This review is divided into two parts: 1. an overview with pros and cons (for quick reference) & 2. a detailed itinerary of the tour and things to see.


To cut to the chase, I recommend this tour. It’s great and you get to see many things. The tour leaders know so much about every city that you can never run out of things to do! HOWEVER, I recommend taking a bit more time off and booking the full tour : “Indochina Discovery”. Let me explain…

The tour starts in Hanoi, Vietnam and you stay there for only one night. Turns out, the rest of your tour group has been travelling together for the past 2 weeks! We thought we were starting a tour with a brand new group but they had all known each other for about 2 weeks which is fine but you sort of feel a bit left out since they’ve shared memories and gotten to know each other all that time. So if you have the option of taking more time off, book the whole tour, the Indochina tour (about a month long). Continue reading