Mekong Travel is a specialist company
that operates quality travel throughout Indochina and is run by
people who have lived, worked and travelled in Vietnam, Thailand,
Cambodia, Laos, China and Burma.
We at Mekong
Travel have spent many years establishing our business in the region
and have built a good and reliable team who are suitably qualified,
licensed and insured to manage your travel arrangements. At each
destination you will be met and escorted to your hotel or on your
sightseeing tour. You can contact our representative offices at
any time or ourselves here in Britain giving you the confidence
of travelling in developing countries.
of travel ideas within our brochure are designed to give you
a selection of escorted group tours and individual itineraries.
The tailor-made options are truly designed to your own requirements
by experienced consultants and not just made up of pre-arranged
itineraries. We believe our experience and knowledge of the
region is unequalled, having visited each hotel, restaurant
and place of interest.
river is the sixth largest in the world. Rising in the mountains
of China it flows through each of the countries we operate
in. Its presence and importance in the region has inspired
us to adopt its name for our company.
these countries have only in the recent past opened their
borders to foreign travellers who are in small numbers discovering
the wonders of these fascinating lands.
and tours we offer here are an insight into the rich culture
and diverse landscapes of the region. Each is designed to
capture the unique history, architecture, religion, heritage,
costumes and beauty that makes this part of the world so fascinating.
The hotels and itineraries we recommend reflect this and capture
some of the nostalgia of a bygone era, combining the traditions
and hospitality that personalises every trip.
tides of fortune that have swept over Indochina and its' people
have left their mark. Its myths and legends are brought to
life in many colourful festivals and rituals, and it's various
religions enshrined in thousands of temples and pagodas throughout
the region. Sites of ancient kingdoms, battles and civilisations
stand amongst poignant reminders of the more recent past.
A visit to Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, Cambodia and Laos will
leave you with a rich and unforgettable impression of these
Our office is
open Monday - Friday from 9.00am -5.00pm (UK time). Should you wish
to speak to a consultant after these hours we can arrange for someone
to ring you to discuss any questions you may have. Alternatively
you can always fax or email us.
Emissions: We are very conscious
of the impact that air travel has on carbon emissions and resulting
global warming. As a consequence we are pleased to advise travellers
that there are several schemes in existence which can help to reduce
or eliminate this effect. We therefore recommend that travellers
visit reputable companies such as Carbon
Footprint where, for a small fee you will be able to ensure
that sufficient trees are planted to offset your journey.
you want a brochure you can simply call the 24hr brochure line,
complete our information request
form or download a printable
version (6.06Mb Acrobat
pdf format). Should you wish to visit our office and talk
to us in person we are always delighted to meet you and help
you plan your travel itineraries. We have a large selection
of reference books, maps and pictures to help you. Please contact
us to make an appointment.
You can also
request a trip dossier which will provide much more information
on the area you wish to visit and accommodation in which you will
stay. Our travel consultants will always be pleased to talk to you
regarding any aspect of your tour.
contract for land arrangements is with Mekong Travel and is
subject to our booking conditions.
act as retail agents for ATOL license holders and the flight
bookings are subject to their booking conditions. Once you have
paid for your ticket we will hold your money in trust and send
a confirmation invoice with details for the ATOL holder to you
along with a full ATOL confirmation receipt when they have issued
it. Your contract for the flights is with the ATOL holder.
for a number of domestic and regional flights cannot be issued
in the U.K. The Air Travel Organisers Licensing regulations
stipulates that these tickets must therefore be paid by our
local agent. Mekong Travel will book these tickets on your behalf
but payment will have to be made to our agent on receipt of