Cross-border Overland Journeys from Yunnan to Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam
The Yunnan Province is located in the extreme southwest of China and shares the border with Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam. A cross-border overland journey from Yunnan in the southwest of China along the old Burma Road to Myanmar/Burma, from Yunnan to Laos or an exciting journey from Yunnan to Vietnam is an unforgettable experience with many fascinating contrasts and adventures. Often such an overland trip leads through some of the most remote and impressive landscapes of Southeast Asia - areas which are rarely visited by western tourists. Colorful ethnic groups, breathtaking natural landscapes, huge river valleys and secluded villages are just some of the characteristics of these exciting journeys. Whether you travel along the infamous Old Burma Road to Myanmar (Burma), through the untouched subtropical rainforests of Northern Laos, or along the old narrow-gauge railway in the footsteps of the French colonial rulers to Halong Bay, these are all unique and unforgettable journeys full of fascinating encounters with the local population.
A cross-border overland trip requires a certain understanding of the local conditions and some flexibility and patience from the participants. Ideal for the traveler who like to explore and who like to travel off the beaten track.