Mekong Cruises Luang Prabang to Pakbeng and back

The best Mekong Cruises Luang Prabang to Pakbeng and back to Luang Prabang 

We providing one day Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang to Pakbeng, trekking in the jungle and back, the boat will stop and overnight in Pakbeng, on the way stop to visit the famous Pakou caves there are thousands of the Buddha images, on the way, Includes pick up and drop off, tour guide, fee at the caves.

The boat is Lao style long boat, street and cover, free air, the boat is interior decoration, comfortable boat, western toilet, including two lunches, green tea, Litton coffee, black coffee and instant coffee, water some fruit, for the alcohols drink, soft drink you have to pay extra and ship.
This is the wonderful way to journey on the mighty River, unforgettable experience along the Mekong River.

Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang to Pakbeng
Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang to Pakbeng

Tour program Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang to Pakbeng

Day 01: Luang Prabang to Pakbeng
Departure time: 7 am

We will pick you up at your hotel in Luang Prabang, the boat leaves the main pier.
For the cruise upstream to Pakbeng we stop to visit the Pak Ou caves or tribe, there are two caves ‘Tham Ting’ and ‘Tham Phoum. There are thousands of Buddhist images and a great view of the Mekong cruise. A buffet lunch is served on board. You will arrive at Pakbeng to check in at your hotel.

Tribe on the way
Tribe on the way

Day 02: trekking tours

Jungle trekking about 5 hours, we would recommend between 13 to 55 years old
Check in at 8:15 am then drive about one hours, the trekking will deep to the jungle between mountains,
On the way thought rice flew, stop and break for lunch on the way (picnic lunch) it would be local food, you can swimming at the stream on the way back, visit the tribe on the way it would be unforgettable experience.
You can visit the Pakbeng market (optional).

Day 03: Cruise downstream from Pakbeng – Luang Prabang
Departure time: 8 am.

Early in the morning after breakfast we depart at 8 am to journey down the Mekong River. The first stop is at Ban Baw where you will observe the traditional whisky village, weaving village, handicrafts and textiles. A buffet lunch is served on board.
The boat stops again to visit Pak Ou caves. There are two caves, ‘Tham Ting’ and ‘Tham Phoum.’ The caves contain thousands of Buddha images. The Mekong cruise arrives at Luang Prabang, a UNESCO world heritage city, before sunset and we have the van to pick you up at the main pier to Luang Prabang.

On the boat
On the boat
Pak Ou caves
Pak Ou caves

This is not a private boat, join a group and you will travel with other passengers.
The cruise is fully operation every day in high season (November through February)

I also confirm that the cruise is running on the date you specified.
You need to make reservations in advance.

In low season not confirm cruise daily (March through October)
you must e mail in advance to check with us.

The price:

1. Price US$500 per person.
2. Single charge US$600 per person
3. Child age 2-12 years old discount 50% $250 per person.
4. (Less than 2 years old) are free of charge.


1. Two boat trip from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai.
2. (English – speaking)
3. Trekking
4. Pick up from your hotel.
5. Lunches.
6. Transfer to the boat and to Thai and Laos border.
7. Visit the hill tribe’s village on the way. Pak ou caves entrance fees.
8. Coffee, tea and fruits on board.
9. Accommodation, dinner in Pakbeng (set menu) and breakfast in Pakbeng.

Rates exclude:

1. Personal expenses such as bar, telephone and laundry.

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.