Downstream cruises: every Sunday - Wednesday and Friday

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

First day of the cruise: Sunday , Wednesday and Friday:
  • Boat leaves from Houi Xai main pier at 09.30, 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.

Second day of the cruise: Monday , 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.  A stop is also made at the famous Pak Ou cave just before arrival at Luang Prabang main pier around 4 PM. 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.

Price in twin sharing is THB.4,600 - US$ 135 or  Euro 130 per person

Single occupancy surcharge is THB. 600 - US$ 15 or Euro 18 per person.

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

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