“Mother of Waters or Tumultuous River, the Mekong River has not ceased raising people’s minds and imaginations”

“Mother of Waters or Tumultuous River, the Mekong River has not ceased raising people’s minds and imaginations”

Discover the pearls of Luang Prabang through guided tours and meals on board. During your journey, you could visit a traditional pottery village, taste delicious Lao dishes. Or discover the famous caves of Pak Ou and enjoy the Sunset from the Mekong in one of our charming boat.
Learn more about a traditional activity in Luang Prabang and test for yourself
You have selected the Pottery Village Experience.
There is a departure every MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY.
For a special request (charter, etc…), please send us directly a message by e-mail.


8:30am: You meet our local English-speaking guide on board. While the boat crosses the Mekong, enjoy a Lao coffee or tea on board of one of our charming boat.

To make your morning easier, we can pick you up directly at your hotel (downtown only) between 08:00 and 08:30am, please fill up your hotel name.

Where to arrange your pick up?



8:50am: The visit into the village (Ban Chanh) begin. Origins of this small town and the activities will be explained by your guide.

You wish to learn more about the Pottery Village, please click on the link.



10:30am: Now that you know everything about the village, it is your turn to create your own pottery. A teacher will show you how to make pottery according to the traditional lao way.

Bonus: Your masterpiece can be baked. Then, you could pick it up 5 days later in Chitdara 2!*

*Baking and transporting of the pottery may require up until 7 days in case of heavy period of moisture.



11:45am: Return on board to lunch. You will taste several dishes of traditional lao food while a quiet and peaceful boat trip.

Let us know if you have any food restrictions :



12:45am: The boat arrives at the pier. This is the end of your boat trip.

However, we are still there to drop you off at your hotel. So, if you need it, your guide will offer you board a minivan to get to your hotel.

Want to complete your journey? Book also your PAK OU / SUNSET EXPERIENCE and discover another pearl of Luang Prabang. Click here if you are interesting!


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Downstream (Half day Pottery Village Experience)

Where to arrange your pick up in Luang Prabang (downtown)? Tell us where, it’s free!

Need to drop you off on arrival (downtown)? Tell us where, it’s also included!



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Half day Pottery Village Experience

Please, note that we do not guarantee the reservation of a request submitted the day before after 4:00pm.

Questions or doubts? Do not hesitate to consult our FAQ page before booking!


We guarantee departure on the planned dates only if there is a minimum of 4 guests registered.
If, we can’t guaranty the departure, we will let you know as quickly as possible.

Below, our Cancellation charge:
Between 30 and 20 days prior to departure: 50% of rate
Between 20 and 10 days prior to departure: 70% of rate
Less than 10 days prior to departure: 100% of rate