LuangSay Cruise 2 Days

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Highlights: Houay Xay-Pakbeng-Luang Prabang

Tour is started from: Houeixay

Tour is finished from: Luang Prabang

Tour duration: 2 Days/ 1 Night

Please note that: Prices will depend on travel date, hotel choice, room categories, numbers of people traveling and all our itineraries are flexible and can be altered to suit your requirements.

Full Itinerary

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Houeixai – Pakbeng

Day 2: Pakbeng – Pak Ou – Luang Prabang


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Houay Xay – Pakbeng

This morning you have an early morning departure for to the small town of Chiang Khong, the exit point from Thailand to Laos on the banks of the Mekong River.

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LuangSay Cruise – Laos

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After passing through Thai immigration you will cross the Mekong River to Houay Xay where your Lao guide will be waiting for you at the immigration point. Completing Laos border formalities you board your Laung Say boat for the trip down the Mekong River.

The scenery along this part of the Mekong is argueably at its most beautiful.  As your journey downriver you will stop at some Hmong, Yao and Khmu ethnic minority villages and have the opportunity to observe their traditional lifestyle. Lunch is seved on deck as we enjoy the slow paced cruise.

Arriving at Pakbeng late afternoon you will check in to your bungalow and enjoy dinner served on the terrace overlooking the river.

Overnight in Luang Say Lodge (B, L, D)


Day 2: Pakbeng – Pak Ou – Luang Prabang

This morning we continue downstream pass areas of un-spoilt forest with little villages along the riverbanks and perhaps the odd elephant or two with his mahout. You will visit a fishing village and a rice winemaking village and perhaps even taste some of the infamous beverage known locally as Lao Lao. Lunch is seved on deck as we enjoy the slow paced cruise.

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LuangSay Cruise – Laos

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Pak-Ou Caves

We will pull over for a visit to Pak-Ou Caves, an ancient pilgrimage site and containing thousands of gold lacquered Buddha images left there over hundreds of years.

Arriving in Luang Prabang around sunset we will transfer to your hotel. Your evening is free to explore the town or relax at your hotel.

Overnight in Luang Prabang (B, L)


Included in above prices:

  • Private, Airconditioned Transport
  • Boat trips as stated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fees to sites stated in the itinerary
  • Meals: daily breakfast at hotel
  • Gov’t taxs and service charges
  • Luggage handling
  • Drinking water


Exclusive of above prices:

  • Accommodation on a twin shared basis (quote separately)
  • Visas and Immigration fees on arrival
  • Domestic airticket
  • Int’l air tickets to/from Laos
  • Travel and/or Medical Insurance
  • Lunch or dinner unless stated in the itinerary
  • Single room accommodation (quoted separately)
  • Child or adult in triple share accommodation
  • Foreign language guides other than English
  • Peak Season or Special Events Surcharges
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses


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