Cruise the Mekong

Cruise the mighty Mekong river aboard "The Nagi of Mekong"

a 36 meter traditional Lao style riverboat.





The majestic Mekong River has been the lifeblood of the region since time immemorial, from its humble origins deep in the Tibetan plateau, down to the delta rice lands of Vietnam. Now you can taste its alluring aura in a cruise along the stretch from Houy Xai to Luang Phra Bang. Aboard the regal Nagi of Mekong , you can experience the history and drama of this eminent watercourse and thrill to the spectacular scenery of riverine forests and looming emerald mountains.
During the leisurely cruise on this elegant riverboat you will pass by remote rustic villages of the lowland Lao peoples and of ethnic hill tribes, and take a tour of the revered and mysterious Tam Ting caves. A river cruise unparalleled anywhere in the world! 





The Nagi makes the trip to Luang Prabang in two days:

We take limited number of passengers, we have capacity for 40 but will run with around 25 maximum
 





Two days downstream cruise on the Mekong from Houi Xai - Pak Bang - Luang Prabang.

Depart Houi Xai on: Sunday , Wednesday and Friday:

  • Boat leaves from Houi Xai main pier at 09.00, tea & coffee and fruits served, after two hours of the relaxing cruise, a stop is made at a ethnic Lao village along the river where you may observe primitive way of life of the people. Hot lunch is served on board, afternoon arrival at Pak Bang and check in at www.mekongriversidelodge.com hotel or similar. Total distance traveled to day is approximately 150 kilometers, about 80 nautical miles, in seven hours including a stop for sightseeing at village along the river.

Arrive Luang Prabang on: Monday , Thursday and Saturday:

A walk to the nearby local market is a "must" return to hotel for breakfast and check out, boat leaves the dock at 08.00, another stop is made at a village by the river prior to hot lunch on board.  A stop is also made at the famous Pak Ou cave just before arrival at Luang Prabang Ban Dan pier around 5 PM, you will be transferred to your hotel incity center.

 Total distance traveled to day is approximately 180 kilometers or about 97 nautical miles in eight hours including stops for sightseeing at village along the river and Pak Ou cave. Upon arrival at the pier some 6 kilometers north of Luang Prabang, you will be transferred to your hotel in city center.

Price in twin sharing is THB.4,600 - US$ 150 or Euro 120 per person

Single occupancy surcharge is THB. 600 - US$ 20 or Euro 18 per person.

We need a minimum of 4 persons to operate the cruise, we usually have enough to run the cruise.



Included in the cruise prices are the following:

Transfer from any hotel in Chiang Khong or Houi Xai to the pier,luggage handling and visa assistance.
Two days escorted cruise in a private chartered boat with soft cushion seats and modern toilet plus safety equipment.
Daily freshly cooked lunch / refreshments and fruits in season.
Accommodation at www.mekongriversidelodge.com or similar
Stops for sightseeing en route and Pak Ou cave.
Transfer from pier in Luang Prabang to a drop off point in the city center. 

Please contact the following for more details:
Email: adisak.star@gmail.com

Telephone : +6686-7799421 or +6653-196638
Skype: adisak.star




Two days upstream cruise on the Mekong from Luang Prabang - Pak Bang - Houi Xai

Depart Luang Prabang on: Monday and Thursday:

Boat leaves from Luang Prabang main pier at 07.00,simple breakfasts served on board stops are made for sightseeing at the famous Pak Ou cave and a village along the river. Hot lunch is provided on board. Arrive Pak Bang late afternoon, check in at www.mekongriversidelodge.com hotel or similar, overnight in Pak Bang.

Arrive Houi Xai on: Tuesday and Friday:

A walk to the nearby local market is a "must" return to hotel for breakfast and check out, boat leaves the dock at 08.00, another stop is made at a village by the river prior to hot lunch on board. Arrive Houi Xai main pier around 4 PM.

Price in twin sharing is THB.5,200 -  US$ 160  or Euro 140 per person Minimum 4 persons.

Single occupancy surcharge is THB. 600 or Euro 18 per person.

Included in the cruise prices are:

Pick up from your hotel in Luang Prabang at 06.30 and transfer to the pier

Simple continental breakfasts served on board.

Special chartered boat with soft cushion seats, modern toilet and safety equipment on board.

Room and breakfast at www.mekongriversidelodge.com hotel or similar in Pak Bang.

English speaking staff & admission fee at Pak Ou cave.

Hot lunch on both days of journey, tea & coffee, fruits in season.

Transfer from pier in Houi Xai to the Lao-Thai border including luggage handling and bus ticket to go over to the Thai side in Chiang Khong. 

Please contact the following for more details:
adisak.star@gmail.com
Telephone : +6686-7799421 or +6653-196638
Skype: adisak.star






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