what is the travel time on Laos hiway 9

Discussion in 'Laos Road Trip Reports' started by Lindaviet, Mar 8, 2004.

  1. Lindaviet

    Lindaviet New Member

    How is the road from savannakhet to the vietnamese border. I will be traveling on a 120cc yahama. Any problems that I should be aware of and will I have any problems getting the bike across the river and thru customs at savannakhet? thanks. l.v.
     
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  3. DavidFL

    DavidFL Administrator Staff Member

    Highway 9 should be all asphalt.
    BobS was out there last year & should be able to give you some more info, including travel times.

    To get your bike across the Mekong River you need to put it in a boat, get on one of the big vehicle ferries that go over.

    If the bike is in your name should be no trouble to get out of Thailand / into Laos.

    Suggest you take a look at
    http://www.gt-rider.com/crossingborders.html
    for some more info.

    Also take a look at the good Bat reports
    http://board.gt-rider.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=306
    and
    http://board.gt-rider.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=308

    Davidfl
    Keep the power on
     

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