We operate the downstream cruises departing every Sunday,Wednesday and Friday(minimum required). Enjoy the two days leisurely cruise down the Mekong river in safety and comfort. The stops at the villages along the Mekong to observe the rural life of ethnic Lao people is something that should not be missed. Enjoy freshly cooked lunch on board, refreshments are served throughout the cruise. Your host on each cruise will see to that you will learn as much about the country as you can.
Program starts with transfer from a pick up point in Chiang Khong onthe Thai side to the border including luggage handling and VOA assistance.
Once on board the Nagi of Mekong, tea & coffee and drinking water are available. Your luggage are accessible and we suggest that you pack what you need for overnight stay and leave the main luggage on the boat, they will be safe.
A stop is made at Houy Palam Khamu village before freshly cooked lunch on board. Afternoon arrival in Pak Bang.
Your accommodation including breakfast in Pak Bang is included in the cruise price and we are using www.mekongriversidelodge.com as our main hotel. Apart from Mekong Riverside Lodge, we also offer rooms at Sanctuary Pak Beng Lodge at additional cost.
Your host will be happy to show you the local market in Pak Bang as well as give you some suggestion on where to dine and other evening activities in this small cosy town.
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Enjpy our evening in this lovely town
Following breakfasts at your hotel, board the Negi of Mekong boat for the second leg of of the cruise, another stop is made at Ban Bor village whose inhabitants are mixed,Hmong, Lue, Lao Lum and some other minority.
Again hot freshly cooked lunch served on board. Another stop is also made at Famous Pak Ou cave before arriving Luang Prabang Ban Don pier at around 17:00 and you will be transferred to your hotel in city center.
Single supplement is THB 700 or US$ 20 or € 15 per person.
Included in cruise price:
Transfer from a pick up point in Chiang
Khong or Houi Xai to the boat pier including luggage handling and visa on arrival assistance.
Meals as stated above
Stops at villages along the Mekong and Pak Ou cave.
Room at a hotel in Pak Bang.
Transfer from pier in Luang Prabang to your hotel.
Children under 12 years old sharing room with parents pay half of adults's price. Children under 2 years old travel free of charge.
Day one: Morning pick up from your hotel in Chiangrai and short drive to visit the famous white temple before continuing on to Chiang Kham , stops are made at market, village and other places of interest. Following lunch at a local restaurant, proceed to the Thai-Lao new border crossing at Baan Huak and after passport formalities on both sides, you will be met by Lao staff who will escort you to Pak Beng with stops en route.
Upon arrival in Pak Beng, check in at Mekong Riverside Lodge hotel or something similar.
Day two: Following breakfasts at your hotel, check out and board the Nagi of Mekong boat for one day cruise to Luang Prabang with sightseeing stops en route as well as Pak Ou cave or the famous cave of thousands Buddhe statues.
Lunch and refreshments are served on board. Afternoon arrival in Luang Prabang and transfer to your hotel in town.
US$ 215 or Euro 190 per person
Minimum of four required