“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”

You have selected the 1 Day Downstream Cruise from Houay Xay to Pakbeng.
Departures from OCTOBER to APRIL: MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY.
Departures from MAY to SEPTEMBER: TUESDAY, THURSDAY and SATURDAY.
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THAI BORDER / HOUAY XAY

08:00am: You meet our team in front of the Chiang Khong International border with a sign of your name. They will help you get the shuttle bus to cross the bridge and go to Lao immigration. Just after landing our English speaking tour guide is welcoming you and will help you to apply for your visa. Then, we will transfer you by minivan to the boat pier.

The boat leaves Houay Xay at 09:30am

(you can also check our FAQ for more specific details)

If you already stay in Houay Xay, we can also pick you up directly at your hotel between 09:00 and 09:15am.

Where to arrange your pick up?

THAI BORDER / HOUAY XAY
 
LUNCH ON BOARD

LUNCH ON BOARD

12:00am: Lunch is served on board. You will taste traditional Lao food with several dishes.

Let us know if you have any food restrictions :

 

FIRST STOP

2:00pm: The first stop will be to visit a Hill Tribe Village along the Mekong River. Our guide will explain the way of living and the origins of these rural populations.

The tribe being small, we ask to you a special attention to respect the private space of the habitants while the visit.

Please click on the link to learn more about Kamu hill tribe

FIRST STOP
 
UNDER THE SUN

UNDER THE SUN

During the afternoon, you will be free to relax on board and taste some local snacks and fresh fruits

 

PAKBENG

4:30pm: The boat arrives in Pakbeng before sunset, where you will retreat to your accommodation for the night.

We are also able to book for you the hotel in Pakbeng
Select one to book at the same time as your cruise*:

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More information about our hotel here.

* possibility to change before booking.

PAKBENG
 
 

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About your trip:

Downstream (Houay Xay -> Pakbeng)

About your accommodation:

For your comfort, you can book for you your hotel rooms (1 night in Chiang Khong or/and in Pakbeng).

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Summary:

Houay Xay -> Pakbeng

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 8 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