Two days downstream cruise on the Mekong from Houi Xai - Pak Bang - Luang Prabang

Activity Luang Prabang, Louangphabang, Laos Published on: 13-11-2015

07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
First-time visit
Private/Joined
Boat
Agency Office
Highlight of the city
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Adventure
Multi Days & Package tours
Food & Drink
Cruise
Transfers
Sightseeing
150.00 USD

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The majestic Mekong River has been the lifeblood of the region since time immemorial, from its humble origins deep in the Tibetan plateau,down to the delta rice lands of Vietnam.

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Why Two days downstream cruise on the Mekong from Houi Xai - Pak Bang - Luang Prabang is special ?

The majestic Mekong River has been the lifeblood of the region since time immemorial, from its humble origins deep in the Tibetan plateau, down to the delta rice lands of Vietnam. Now you can taste its alluring aura in a cruise along the stretch from Houy Xai to Luang Phra Bang. Aboard the regal Nagi of Mekong , you can experience the history and drama of this eminent watercourse and thrill to the spectacular scenery of riverine forests and looming emerald mountains.


During the leisurely cruise on this elegant riverboat you will pass by remote rustic villages of the lowland Lao peoples and of ethnic hill tribes, and take a tour of the revered and mysterious Tam Ting caves. A river cruise unparalleled anywhere in the world.

What to explore at Two days downstream cruise on the Mekong from Houi Xai - Pak Bang - Luang Prabang?

Boat leaves from Houi Xai main pier at 09.00, tea & coffee and fruits served, after two hours of the relaxing cruise, a stop is made at a ethnic Lao village along the river where you may observe primitive way of life of the people. Hot lunch is served on board, afternoon arrival at Pak Bang and check in at www.mekongriversidelodge.com hotel or similar. Total distance traveled to day is approximately 150 kilometers, about 80 nautical miles, in seven hours including a stop for sightseeing at village along the river.

A walk to the nearby local market is a "must" return to hotel for breakfast and check out, boat leaves the dock at 08.00, another stop is made at a village by the river prior to hot lunch on board. A stop is also made at the famous Pak Ou cave just before arrival at Luang Prabang Ban Dan pier around 5 PM, you will be transferred to your hotel incity center.

Total distance traveled to day is approximately 180 kilometers or about 97 nautical miles in eight hours including stops for sightseeing at village along the river and Pak Ou cave. Upon arrival at the pier some 6 kilometers north of Luang Prabang, you will be transferred to your hotel in city center.

Source: http://www.nagiofmekong.com

Inclusion

Transfer from any hotel in Chiang Khong or Houi Xai to the pier,luggage handling and visa assistance.

Two days escorted cruise in a private chartered boat with soft cushion seats and modern toilet plus safety equipment.

Daily freshly cooked lunch / refreshments and fruits in season.

Accommodation at www.mekongriversidelodge.com or similar

Stops for sightseeing en route and Pak Ou cave.

Transfer from pier in Luang Prabang to a drop off point in the city center.

Exclusion

Tips and gratuities

Individual expenses: telephone, shopping, etc.

Selling points

  • Great place for family days out
  • Good chance to explore Luang Prabang by boat
  • Good service, good staffs
  • Good chance to caught the nice view of Mekong River
  • Good trip with friends
3 Days in Luang Prabang

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Duration
3.0 days
Estimated
629.86 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
11 places

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Luang Prabang, Louangphabang, Laos

Meeting point

Agency Office

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