Mekong River Cruises in Laos on 114' Traditional Boat
Enjoy Mekong River Cruises in Laos by boat! Charter a 114' Canal Boat for up to 40 people. Rates as low as $1,870 USD per day. Our boats are specially made for the Mekong cruise. With 35-meter long, our boats are equipped with 200-horsepower engines. The hulls are made of steel and passenger decks onboard are made of precious local wood (rosewood and teak). The average duration for a cruise is 7-8 hours for downstream and 9-10 hours for upstream. With an open lounge space, a bar and a restaurant serving fine cuisine, you can enjoy landscapes and sceneries along the river in style and comfort. Electricity (220V) is also provided during the whole trip. Newspapers, magazines and games are available on board. We organize 2-day boat cruises and will optionally arrange overnight accommodations for your stopover in Pakbeng.” “Begin your journey either from Houay Xay, traveling downstream to Luang Prabang, or from Luang Prabang, cruising upstream to Houay Xay.” Departure From Houay Xay Every Monday / Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday. Itinerary: Day 1: Houay Xay - Pak Beng Our guide will sign from 8:30 am in front of the Lao immigration office. After having completed the VISA procedure, we will go to the Houay Xay boat pier by tuk tuk. Then, you will embark for the first time on one of our luxury boats for the Mekong downstream cruise. On the way, the boat will take its first stop in Pak Tha, to have necessary boat documents signed. The second 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. Lunch is served on board, and during the afternoon, you will be free to relax and taste local flavors with seasonal snacks and drinks. The boat will arrive in Pakbeng before sunset, where you will retreat to your accommodation for the night. Day 2: Pak Beng - Luang Prabang At 08:00 am, the boat leaves Pakbeng. Use your free time in the morning for asking some questions about Luang Prabang and Laos to our guide. Lunch is served on board. In the afternoon, we will make two stop. First, we will visit the famous Pak Ou Caves (Tham Ting) and its thousands of Buddha images. The second stop will be at the Lao Lao village, commonly known as the Whisky Village. In there, the guide will provide information about the locally made rice whisky, and you will have the chance to taste it if you wish. You will also have time to enjoy the charm of this small and authentic village, its temple and local artisans. You will be served a typical snack and drink on board in the afternoon. We will arrive in Luang Prabang around 04:30 pm. Prices: October 01st, 2016 to September 30th, 2017 • Charter Cruise: - $1,870 USD/day • Cruise Without Accommodation: - $85 USD/person/day - $130 USD/person for 2 days • Cruise Cruise With Classic overnight: - $105 USD/person/day - $150 USD/person for 2 days • Cruise With Comfot overnight: - $120 USD/person/day - $165 USD/person for 2 days • Cruise With Premium overnight: - $155 USD/person/day - $200 USD/person for 2 days Deposit: - $835 USD Prices Include: - Transfer in Luang Prabang from your hotel to Cruise and vice-versa. - Transfer from Laos immigration to slow boat Pier at Houay Xay for downstream and vice-versa for upstream program. - Crew service during the cruise. - Admission fees for visiting sites serviced by our English speaking guide. - Lunch on board as mentioned in the program (except for charter). Drinking bottled water, coffee, tea during the whole cruise. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 40 guests
- Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
- Canal Boat
We are Located in Luang Prabang, We are a travel agency specializing in Mekong river cruises.We have10 years of experience in tourism (hotel industry, river cruises and tour operations).Our teams have acquired the knowledge to how to lead you on an unforgettable two-day boat trip with reasonable fares.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Twin Engine
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 1 day prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Additional Fees: - Beverages charged additional according to customer demand. - Shuttle boat from Houay Xay to Chiang Khong and vice-versa. - Visa/immigration and/or overstay fees in Laos or in Thailand. - Accommodation and meals in Pakbeng. - Personal insurance. - Beverages, personal expenses, and tips. Additional Info: - Under 4 years old: Free of charge with lunch. - Between 4 and 12 years old: We charge 80% of the price given.