Mekong River Cruise


Mekong River Cruise

This program is well combined with the trip from Chiang Khong, Thailand, where you can cross the border via the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge IV check point in Bokeo province, Laos, where the journey below starts. We certainly can assist you with the arrangements on the Thai side. Please do inform us at the time of sending the request.

Day 01:
Houai Xai, Pakbeng
Lunch at local restaurant Dinner at the hotel | Le Grand Pakbeng or similar

Embark on the private local wooden boat for our cruise down the Mekong River to Pakbeng. Pakbeng is known to be the main stopping point for boats and cruises traveling up and down between the two cities, Houai Xai and Luang Prabang. Pakbeng is where we spend the night before the morning transfer out to Muang La. Your lunch is prepared on board. 
Travel time is estimated to be 6-8 hours.

Day 02:
Pakbeng, Muang Xai
Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch at local restaurant Dinner at the hotel | Namkat Yorlapa Resort or similar

Breakfast, we are heading our way to Muangxai, the provincial town of Oudomxay, en route, we stop some villages and arrive Muangxai for late lunch at local restaurant. After lunch, visit Visit the local market in Oudomxay before traveling to the Tai Lue Homestay in Ban Pasak. The place showcases a variety of Thai Lue products, including handbags, Tai Lue costumes, and fabrics. This Tai Lue home provides additional insight into daily living in Tai Lue. Afterward, witness how the locals make sticky rice noodles, known to be one of the top dishes for Lao people (subject to availability). Check in to your resort and rest at leisure. Dinner is served at your resort. 
Travel time is estimated to be 4-5 hours.

Day 03:
Namkat Yorlapa, Khamu village
Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch at local restaurant Dinner at the hotel | Namkat Yorlapa Resort or similar

Breakfast at the resort, at your leisure to stroll around the resort, to visit the nearby Hmong village and park inside the resort. The resort also offers a variety of activities including trekking, zip lining, cyclings. Feel free to inquire at the reception for more information.

Day 04:
Muang Xai, Luang Prabang
Breakfast at the hotel, Lunch at local restaurant | 3Nagas Hotel or similar

An early morning departure downsouth to Luang Prabang, the road journey passing numerous small villages. We arrive in Luang Prabang later in the afternoon for check-in and rest. Luang Prabang is perhaps the best-preserved traditional city in Southeast Asia. The tranquility and charm of this town, with its splendid natural scenery and cultural sights, make it one of the most delightful places to visit in Laos. In the afternoon, stroll down Mt. Phusi where you challenge yourself with a climb of over 300 steps to the top, overlooking the city of Luang Prabang. A terrace at the foot of the stupa offers a 360-degree panoramic view of the town, overseen by the gold-shining roof top of Hor Prabang Museum and the Sisavangvong Avenue, where a night market is held every night. We pay a visit to Xieng Thong temple before walking along the Mekong River, enjoying sunset nearby the river at your leisure. 
Travel time is estimated to be  4-5 hours

Day 05:
Luang Prabang
Breakfast at the hotel |

A free day at your leisure, or else you can choose to continue your journey to other parts of the country.

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