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Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay Xai, Laos to Thailand

The beat Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay Xai, Chiang Khong, Laos to Thailand on the Mekong River.

We offering two day slow boat cruise from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai,  you can cross to Thai (Chinag Rai and Chiang Mai) on the same day,  we have plenty of comfortable seats and table for you, we stop to spend an overnight half in Pakbeng, on the way we visit Pak Ou cave and the second day stop to visit hill tripe village, we have 2 lunches, tea, coffee, fruits, we have transfer from your hotel and drop of at your hotel
So relax to journey on the mighty Mekong River.

Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand
Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand

Follow my tour program:   Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand

The first day: trip from Luang Prabang to Pakbeng

My team will pick you up early in the morning at 6:30 am at your hotel in Luang Prabang and take you to the pier.
The boat will departure at 7 am, we have plenty of seat for your, tea coffee, hot water, fruit, lunches, the boat takes 2 hours to stop to visit the Pak Ou cave, where the parking Buddha, so the local people for worship,

Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand
Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand

Then continue journey to on the Mekong River to Pakbeng, you will see animals such as water buffalo, cows, birds and goats… near the Mekong River on the way this animals belong to someone. then stop an overnight there in the afternoon.

Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand
Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand
Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand
Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand

Pakbeng is small town there are not so many accommodation and restaurant, they have bakery shops, a menu call happy pizza at the local restaurants.

The second day: continue boat trip from Pakbeng to Huay Xai

Please take away your breakfast from your hotel so you can eat on board
The boat will departure at 7 am, so can have a nap on board, you will passing the bridge near Pakbeng this bridge will cross to Thai border just 50 kilometers.

Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand
Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang Huay, Laos to Thailand

You will see fishermen along the Mekong River, we will stop to visit the local people near the Mekong River.

Laos Mekong River
Laos Mekong River

The boat will arraivel  at the Huay Xai pier around 4 – 4:30 pm, we have Tuk-Tuk organice to take you to the town or to Lao border so you can cross to Thailand.

The cost for the trip:
1. The cost without US$130 per person
2. Children age 2-11 years old discount = US$65 each

Included:
Boat cruise
Transfer from your hotel in Luang Prabang and drop of at your hotel in Huay Xai
Two lunches on board
Tea, coffee, water and some fruit, tour guide
Not included:
Transfer to your hotel in Pakbeng
No dinner and breakfast in Pakbeng
Trip to guide and boat man

Contact us:

Tel: +856305385170
Lao mobile: +85620 56649094, +85620 58513555,+85620 58740999
Thai mobile: +66 800323371
E-mail: laostourssmile@gmail.com
We accept PayPal: info@mekongsmilecruise.com

Laos Tours Smile
Laos Tours Smile

 

Mekong River Cruise Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang

The choice to take Mekong River Cruise from Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang Thailand to Laos.

The boat trip takes two days one night, with a stop half way in Pakbeng for sleep. We have a professional team pick you up from Chiang Rai to Chiang khong in the morning, friendship  bridge  across to Laos and then take the slow boat cruise down the Mekong River.

Day 1: Pick up from Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang with overnight in Pakbeng.

Early in the morning my team will pick you up at your hotel in Chiang Rai about 6:30 in the morning and drive you to the Chiang Khong border. It’s takes about 1:30-2 hours to get to Chiang Khong immigration. When you get Chiang Khong immigration, check out on the left hand side and then cross the border from Thailand to Laos. A shuttle bus costs 20 Baht each to get across the Friendship Bridge and this only takes a couple minute to cross.

Laos Mekong River Cruise from Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang Thailand to Laos
Laos Mekong River Cruise from Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang Thailand to Laos

My Lao team on the Lao side at the Lao immigration office  can help you get your Lao visa on arrival. You can exchange money and there is an ATM. We recommend you exchange US$50 each for a hotel for two nights at a hotel. After you get your passport back hold onto it, as there is one more check with police. Once you get through you will get a minivan to the Slow Boat Pier. It is 10 kilometers away and takes about 30 minutes.

Well come to Mekong River Cruise will journey with us on the slow boat cruise 30-40 seats available, long boat 39 meters. Cover with roof we have car seat and sleeper bed, toilet at the back of the boat, we have hot water, tea, coffee you can help yourself and some fruit.

The boat is quite slow 30 minute per 1 kilometer for see sighting the both side of the Mekong River at noon the boat will stop for relax and visit the local village

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Lao-Mekong_River_Cruise

 

Lao Mekong Cruise
Lao Mekong Cruise

The local people here are agriculture some they are here for long time easy for them to communication and living, catch fish, some they move from the area the new village no fruit tree or coconut tree, in dry season after finish rice crop, they also look gold on the Mekong River.

In the evening the boat will at stop an overnight in Pakbeng, the boat stop near the town, here just walk up to your hotel, Pakbeng is small town

Day 2: Boat trip from Pakbeng to Luang Prabang

On the second day the boat will depart at 8 am, the journey to this area  is beautiful nature and rock when the river is low in November to March the weather is cold and winded on the boat. We have blankets for you. We stop at the local village to learn their culture this is walk on the sand to the village when the water is low and back to the boat.

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Laos Mekong River Cruise
Hill tribe
Hill tribe on the way

Lunch is on board enjoy the buffet lunch and the boat will stop at the second stop at Pak Ou caves, where parking Buddha’s imaged, after the caves the boat will arrival in Luang Prabang, the boat will drop you at the pier just walk up to minivan our team will drop you at your hotel the finish my tour guide have to say good bye.
Included:
Slow boat cruise to Luang Prabang
Transfer to your hotel in Luang Prabang and pick you up at your hotel in Huay Xai
Two lunch on board
Tea, coffee, water and some fruit
Not included:
Transfer to your hotel in Pakbeng
No dinner and breakfast in Pakbeng
Trip to guide and boat man

E-mail: laostourssmile@gmail.com
We accept PayPal: info@mekongsmilecruise.com

Laos Tours Smile
Laos Tours Smile

Lao Slow Boat Huay Xai to Luang Prabang

The famous public Lao slow boat from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang Thailand to Laos along the Mekong River.

This is the best trip and most convenient choice to get to Luang Prabang. The boat trip stop and overnight in Pakbeng,  you can  departure in Chiang Khong  in the morning as you will see beautiful views along the Mekong River.  The slow boat has car seats for your comfort.

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Huay Xai Slow boat pier
Slow boat to Luang Prabang (2)
Restaurant at the pier

The slow boat to Luang Prabang from Huay Xai takes 2 days (1 night).

1. Only 1 public slow boat per day.
2. Check in before departure one hour.
3. On the second day you get on a different boat, you use the same ticket but are not assigned seats be early to get the seat of your choice.
4. Your bag will be stored under the floor or in the back of the boat. Near the engine.
5. They have a life jacket for everyone on board.

Tuk Tuk transfer to Huay Xai pier
Tuk Tuk transfer to Huay Xai pier

You will get picked up from this office by Tuk Tuk at 9:30 am.   You will check in at the pier and wait until the boat departs at 11 -12 am. The boat does not stop for lunch, you must pack a lunch for yourself as you will eat on the boat. Snacks food (instant noodles, chips, etc) and drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) are available for purchase on the boat. You will arrive at Pakbeng between 5 pm-6 pm and spend the night in Pakbeng (you are responsible to find your own accommodation). You will leave Pakbeng at around 9:30 am (you must again bring or buy a lunch) and you will get to Luang Prabang at around 5 pm – 5:30 pm.

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Slow boat
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Seat on the slow boat
Slow boat to Luang Prabang (1)
Plenty of seats on board

The price is 240,000 kip per person (includes Tuk Tuk from Huay Xai to the pier and boat along the Mekong River). Note that this is a public boat therefore you have to share with other travelers. You will have reserved seats on the first day – on the second day you will choose your seats when you arrive on the boat (first come, first serve). There is a toilet on the boat. This price does not include any meals, drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), accommodation in Pakbeng, nor Tuk Tuk to Luang Prabang from the pier.

The Tuk Tuk to Luang Prabang from the pier costs 20,000 kip per person and accommodation in Pakbeng is between 50,000 kip (hostel room with fan, without bathroom) – 80,000 kip (private room with fan and bathroom) – 130,000 kip (private room with air condition and bathroom).

The cost of slow boat to Luang Prabang 

The price:
1. Price 240,000 kip /p
2. Child under 10 years old discount 50%
3. Infant free of charge.

Motorbike and bicycle price
Big motorbike 150 cc: 350,000 kip/M
Motorbike 125 cc: 240,000 kip/M
Motorbike 100 cc: 240,000 kip/M
Bicycle: 60.000 kip/B
Please fill out your personal information.
So that in case you lose your ticket
You will still be able to identify you

This is included:
-Slow boat to Luang Prabang(2 days).
-Transfer from the office to the slow boat in Houay Xai. (FREE)

This is NOT included:
-Any kind of food and drinks, you can buy onboard if you want;
-Accommodation in Pakbeng or transfer to/from the Hotel;
-Transfer from pier in Luang Prabang to the city.

Contact us:

Tel: +856305385170
Lao mobile: +85620 56649094, +85620 58513555,+85620 58740999
Thai mobile: +66 800323371
E-mail: laostourssmile@gmail.com
We accept PayPal: info@mekongsmilecruise.com

Laos Tours Smile
Laos Tours Smile

Laos Mekong River Cruise Chiang khong -Huay Xai to Luang Prabang

The best Laos Mekong River Cruise from Chiang khong – Huay Xai to Luang Prabang, Thailand to Laos.

We organised two day Lao slow boat cruise from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang, We also can pick you up at your hotel in Chiang Khong, Chiang Rai, or Chiang Mai in Thailand to Laos. The boat trip takes 2 days. We stop to visit two local villages, the first day staying overnight in Pakbeng.
The second day from Pakbeng to Luang Prabang we stop to visit the local village and Buddha caves and finally arrive at the pier of Luang Prabang and then transfer you to your hotel.

Laos Mekong River Cruise trip from Chiang khong or Huay Xai to Luang Prabang
Laos Mekong River Cruise trip from Chiang khong or Huay Xai to Luang Prabang

Day one: first day on the boat cruise to Luang Prabang

On the boat we have car seats, sleeper beds, food for two lunches and fruit, tea, hot water and coffee that you can help yourself to. There are western toilets at the back. 40 seats are available and on the way you will see fishermen and farmers, when the river is low you might see local people looking the gold in the river.
On the way our team will stop to visit local people to learn about their culture.

 Visit the hill tribal villages
Visit the hill tribal villages
Laos Mekong River Cruise trip from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang
Laos Mekong River Cruise trip from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang

In the afternoon will arrival in Pakbeng and spend a night there. After you check in you will have time to walk around and visit the local market, stay at your hotel, or look for somewhere to eat dinner. (you pay by yourself)
Pakbeng is a small town and a place for sleep and have a check point.

Lunch on board
Lunch on board
Laos Mekong River Cruise trip from Chiang khong or Huay Xai to Luang Prabang 2
Laos Mekong River Cruise trip from Chiang khong or Huay Xai to Luang Prabang 2

Day two: second day on the boat trip to Luang Prabang

The next date the boat will departure at the 8 o’clock in the morning. This route is even more adventurous with beautiful views. The first stop at a local village and the second stop at Pakou caves and see the famous Buddha images.

Pak Ou caves in Luang Prabang
Pak Ou caves in Luang Prabang

When the boat stops at the pier our team will take you to your hotel in Luang Prabang and finish the tour.

The price:
1. The cost without hotel $130 per person
2. Child age 2-12 years old discount 50% $65 per person
3. (Less than 2 years old) are free of charge.

Included:
Boat trip to Luang Prabang.
Two lunches on board.
Tour guide on the boat.
Ticket fee.

Not included:
Dinner and breakfast in Pakbeng.
Alcoholic drinks.
Hotel in Pakbeng.

 

Laos Mekong Cruises from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang

Mekong Smile Cruise provides professional Slow Boat River Cruises from Thailand to Laos (Southeast Asia)

We run two day cruises between Huay XaiPakbeng and Luang Prabang on the Mekong River. Our boats offer a more comfortable trip than the public slow boats. On the way we stop in local villages where you can experience Laos culture.

Come and enjoy your vacation in Laos by cruising one of the most famous rivers in Asia and experience the amazing views of the Mekong that you won’t forget.Mekong Cruise(252)

Laos Mekong Cruise downstream from Huay Xai – Pakbeng – Luang Prabang
Departure time: 9 am

Day 01: Huay Xai – Pakbeng:
You will be picked up by our shared minivan at your hotel and brought to the Laos side of the Thai – Lao border, where the Mekong Smile Cruise will leave from the slow boat pier. The first stop will be Paktha  2 hours after departure. This stop is a normal check point for boats. At the second stop, we will accompany you to visit the hill tribal villages alongside the river and teach you about their culture. After a little moment of relaxing up there, a buffet lunch will be ready to be served on the boat. After lunch, free time will be given to you for relaxing while enjoying the memorable view. The boat will arrive at the town of Pakbeng before the sun goes down for an overnight stay at your hotel. Mekong Cruise(3)

Day 02: Cruise downstream: Pakbeng – Luang Prabang

Departure time: 8 am.
Early in the morning you can have a pleasant time visiting the Pakbeng market (optional). After breakfast, we will leave the pier at 8 am to continue our journey down the Mekong River. The first stop is at Ban Baw where you will be invited to observe the traditional whisky village, the weaving village, making handicrafts and textiles. A buffet lunch will be served onboard after that. Then the boat will stop again to visit Pak Ou Caves which includes the ‘Tham Ting’ and ‘Tham Phoum’ caves. The caves contain thousands of beautiful Buddha images. Then, just before the sunset, the boat will arrive at Luang Prabang, a UNESCO world heritage city. A van will be there to pick you up from the main pier to town center.

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Room description and price:
1. Price without hotel $130 per person
2. Child age 2-12 years old discount 50% = $65 per person
4. (Less than 2 years old) are free of charge.

Included:
1. Boat cruise to Luang Prabang (2 days)
2. English speaking guide
3. Entrance fees for Pak Ou caves.
4.  Pick up from your hotel.
5. Lunch onboard.
6. Transfer to the boat and to Luang Prabang city.
7. Coffee, tea and fruits on board.

Rates exclude:
1. Visas and visa fees.
2. Personal expenses such as bar, telephone and laundry bills.
3. Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
4. Tips and gratuities.
5. Dinner in Pakbeng.
6. Accommodation and breakfast in Pakbeng.
8. Overtime fee.

Tel: +856305385170
Lao mobile: +85620 56649094
Thai mobile: +66 800323371
E-mail: info@mekongsmilecruise.com
Please contact the following for more details: Mekong Smile Cruise office it’s next to Hom Pho guesthouse, BCEL bank it is walking distance to my office.

http://www.mekongsmilecruise.com/

Solidarity

­­­­­­­­­­­­­Tourism has grown rapidly in Laos being one of the country’s greatest economic generators, and creating new jobs and steady incomes for Lao people and their families.

In wrong hands however, tourism may also lead to loss of cultural heritage and environmental degradation. It is therefore very important for our company to raise awareness about how tourism may negatively impact the local community, peoples and the environment in which they live in.

We believe that small steps, can lead to big leaps. We welcome you to join us in one of our professionally organized and sustainably driven tours and cruises along the Mekong where you will support local communities and help contribute back to make a positive difference.