The best Mekong River Cruises to Luang Prabang in the northern of Laos
The Mekong Smile Cruise offer the Mekong Cruise from Chiang Khong to Luang Prabang on the Mekong River, the boat takes 2 day 1 night, stop and overnight half way in Pakbeng, on the way stop to visit the local people and the famous Pakou caves there are thousands of the Buddha images, includes transfer pick up and drop off, tour guide, fee at the caves.
The boat is Lao style long boat, street and cover, free air, the boat is interior decoration, comfortable boat, western toilet, including two lunches, green tea, Litton coffee, black coffee and instant coffee, water some fruit, for the alcohols drink, soft drink you have to pay extra and ship.
This is the wonderful way to journey on the mighty River, unforgettable experience along the Mekong River.
Tour program Mekong River Cruise to Luang Prabang.
Day 01: Huay Xai – Pakbeng:
Departure time: 9 am
We will pick you up by minivan at Thai – Lao border friendship bridge No. 4. The Mekong Smile Cruise boat leaves at the slow boat pier for a cruise down the Mekong River. The first stop is Paktha this is (check point). At the second stop we will visit the hill tribal villages to learn their culture and relax, then come back to the cruise a buffet lunch will be served on board. After lunch is your free time to relax and enjoy the Mekong River. The cruise arrives at Pakbeng before sunset for an overnight stay at Pakbeng Riverside hotel.
Day 02: Cruise downstream from Pakbeng – Luang Prabang
Departure time: 8 am.
Early in the morning you can visit the Pakbeng market (optional). After breakfast we depart at 8 am to journey down the Mekong River. The first stop is at Ban Baw where you will observe the traditional whisky village, weaving village, handicrafts and textiles. A buffet lunch is served on board.
The boat stops again to visit Pak Ou caves. There are two caves, ‘Tham Ting’ and ‘Tham Phoum.’ The caves contain thousands of Buddha images. The Mekong cruise arrives at Luang Prabang, a UNESCO world heritage city, before sunset and we have the van to pick you up at the main pier to Luang Prabang.
We will arrive about 4 – 4:30 pm at the new pier.
This is not a private boat, you will travel with other passengers.
The cruise is fully operation all every day in high season (November through February) downstream minimum number of people is 1 adult.
I also confirm that the cruise is running on the date you specified.
You need to make reservations in advance
In low season not confirm cruise daily (March through October)
you must e mail in advance to check with us.
# Two day boat trip in November 2019 the rate included Pakbeng Riverside hotel
1. Superior room $185 US each.
2. Deluxe room $225 US each.
3. Suite room $300 US each.
(Single charge extra $10 USD)
# One day boat trip to Pakbeng the rate with accommodation
1. Superior room $ 160 US each.
2. Deluxe room $200 US each.
3. Suite room $250 US each.
All the room included breakfast
Someday we will offer the traditional Lao dancer- show at the restaurant
1. Boat cruise to Luang Prabang (2 days)
2. (English – speaking)
3. Entrance fees for Pak Ou caves.
4. Accommodation and breakfast in Pakbeng.
5. 2 Lunches on board.
6. Transfer to the boat and to Luang Prabang city.
7. Coffee, tea and fruits on board.
1. Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
2. Personal expenses such as bar, telephone and laundry bills.
3. No dinner in Pakbeng.
4. Tips and gratuities.
5. Overtime fees.
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