“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 2 Day Upstream Cruise from Luang Prabang to Houay Xay.
There is a departure every TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY.
For a special Charter, please send us a message by e-mail.
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WELCOME ON BOARD

7:00am: You meet our local English speaking guide on board. When the boat left the pier, there is a small introduction of the crew, then, a French breakfast is served

Also, for your information, hotel pick up is included (downtown only) to the pier between 06:30am and 07:00am.

Where to arrange your pick up?

WELCOME ON BOARD
 
FIRST STOP

FIRST STOP

8:30am: After the breakfast, the first stop will be at Pak Ou to visit the famous Pak Ou Caves (Tham Ting) and its thousands of Buddha images.

Please click on the link to learn more about the caves

 

LUNCH

11:30am: Lunch is served on board. You will taste traditional Lao food with several dishes

Let us know if you have any food restrictions :

LUNCH
 
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 also are 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
 
SECOND DAY

SECOND DAY

7:00am: The boat leaves Pakbeng. Please be at the Pakbeng boat pier at latest 6:45am. Use your free time in the morning for asking some questions about Luang Prabang and Laos to the guide.

 

HILL TRIBE VILLAGE

11:00am: The 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

HILL TRIBE VILLAGE
 
LUNCH ON BOARD

LUNCH ON BOARD

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

 

PAK THA

A final, brief stop has to be made in Pak Tha for having necessary boat documents signed. Then, we will initiate your palate to local flavors by offering a tasting of seasonal fruits, drinks, snacks.

PAK THA
 
HOUAY XAY

HOUAY XAY

5:00 pm: Here is the end of the cruise.
Transfer by minivan is included to your hotel in Houay Xay or to
Lao custom.
Allowing for the possibility of continuing your journey into Thailand on the same day.

Please click on the link to learn more about Houay Xay.

We can also arrange transportation in Thailand for you.
We can also book your night in Chiang Khong.

 
 
 

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About your trip:

Upstream (Luang Prabang -> Houay Xay)

About your accommodation:

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

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Luang Prabang -> Houay Xay

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