Friday, May 15, 2009

From Asia to Europe by land part 1

My ultimate goal in travelling is to go to europe by land from ASIA.But currently my ultimate obstacle is time as i can't afford to take on a very long unpaid leave due to work commitment . But is it possible to go to europe by land? i had met one australian who had made it and here is how.......

Malaysia
Start your journey here from penang to bangkok by boarding the Express Antarabangsa which will take you on a 24 hour journey to bangkok.
www.ktmb.com.my/images/default/train0305/Antarabangsa.pdf

Thailand
From hualamphong ,bangkok , there is a daily train which will take you to aranyaprathet close to the border of cambodia.From aranyaprathet take a tuk-tuk to rongklua market and walk to the Thailand and Cambodia crossing into Poipet
http://www.thaitourism.com.my/sakaeo.php
http://www.travelfish.org/feature/71
http://www.railway.co.th/English/Time_HTML.asp

Cambodia
From poipet take a taxi which will take you to Siem Reap .From Siem Reap proceed to Phnom penh on a 5-6 hours journey by bus.From Phnom penh you then proceed to Ho chi minh via boat through the mekong delta to the border at Chau Dac and then from Chau Dac to Ho Chi minh by bus.Or alternatively you can travel by bus from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh city
http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/message.jspa?messageID=14970609
http://www.andrewsupdates.com/tips/archives/000043.html
http://wikitravel.org/en/Bangkok_to_Ho_Chi_Minh_City_overland

Vietnam
From Ho Chi Minh proceed to Hanoi via train .In hanoi there is a chinese operated twice weekly train between hanoi and beijing , China.
http://www.hoteltravelvietnam.com/Vietnam+Travel+News+level/Vietnam+Train+Tickets/vietnam+train+ticket/
http://www.vr.com.vn/english/index.html
http://72.14.235.132/search?q=cache:HeNtzP7tR_kJ:www.seat61.com/Vietnam.htm+train+from+hanoi+to+kunming&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=my


TO BE CONTINUED.........................................

2 comments:

  1. wow, it's a long journey, huh! thanks for the information.
    Blessings

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