Border crossings

Kunming (China) to Luang Prabang (Laos)

Traveling from Kunming (China) to Luang Prabang (Laos) is quite easy if you are willing to travel with the locals. This is made possible using the Mohan-Boten border crossing. We took the night bus from Kunming south bus station to Laos and it took about 24 hours in total. We found this bus using the chinabusguide.com website that had help us many times before in our journey across China. These tickets are not bookable online,…

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Border crossings

Vladivostok (Russia) to Harbin (China)

Getting from Vladivostok in Russia to Harbin in China overland using train and bus is not a smooth ride but it works. We did not find much information hence we will describe how we did this border passage but there are probably other ways as well.┬áDeparting from Vladivostok we selected to cross using the Pogranichny-Suifenhe border crossing. The first step is to get to the border on the Russian side. We booked a bus ticket…

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