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Laos Mekong River Cruise

An incredible Laos Mekong River Cruise from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang 

2-day cruise from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang on the Mekong River Thailand to Laos. It’s better than the public slow boats to Huay Xai. Mekong Smile Cruise is located in the center of Huay Xai, Bokeo Province, Laos, near the Thailand border and the Golden Triangle, Chiang Khong, just opposite Huay Xai.

Mekong Smile Cruise
Mekong Smile Cruise

This 2-day boat cruising is the perfect way to enjoy the beauty of the MekongWe take good care of our guests and will give you an unforgettable Mekong River Cruise experience.
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The Mekong River Cruise: upstream from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai

Day 1: Departure at 7 am from Luang Prabang to Pakbeng

You will be picked up at your hotel reception in Luang Prabang. The boat will leave Luang Prabang main pier at 7 am. While cruising upstream to Pakbeng, we will stop the boat to visit the Pak Ou caves. There are two caves: ‘Tham Ting’ and ‘Tham Phoum‘. There are thousands of Buddhist images and also a memorable view of the Mekong cruise. After the visit of the caves, a buffet lunch will be served on board. You will arrive before the sunset in Pakbeng to check-in at your own accommodation.

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Day 2: Departure at 7 am Pakbeng to Huay xai 

Breakfast will be served early in the morning at the hotel. The boat will leave at 7 am and it will be time for you to enjoy another day cruising on the Mekong. The boat will stop in the Khmu village (hill tribe) in the beginning of afternoon. After that, a buffet lunch will be served on board. At the end of the afternoon the boat will arrive in Huay Xai at around 5 pm.Mekong River Cruise Laos (28)

They also provide the return journey to Luang Prabang. We will also be happy to help you for transfer to Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Pakthe (check point )
Pakthe (check point )

Please reconfirm your trips a day before
And let me know your room number as well

One night’s accommodation in Pakbeng is not included in the price

Room description and price:
1. The cost without hotel $145 US each. 


1. The boat trip from  Huay Xai to Luang Prabang.
2. (English – speaking)
3. Entrance fees.
4. Pick up from your hotel.
5. Lunch on the boat.
6. Transfer to the boat and to Thai and Laos border.
7. Visit the hill tribe’s village on the way.
8. Coffee, tea and fruits on board.

Rates exclude:

1. Personal expenses such as bar, telephone and laundry bills.
2. Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
3. Tips and gratuities.
4. Accommodation and breakfast in Pakbeng.
5. Dinner in Pakbeng (set menu)

Tel: +856305385170
Lao mobile: +85620 5851 3555
Thai mobile: +66 800323371
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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.