The way to travel by Mekong slow boat from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai
The boat trip will departure from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai, the boat will take two day one night, stop an overnight in Pakbeng, the boat take 9-10 hours per day.
This is a pubic or taxi slow boat, the boat will drop and pick up someone on the way, The local people join with you, they travel this way very often, this are
For the booking slow boat trip, you can go to the pier by yourself, the boat is not full
Easy to get to the boat from the city or buy ticket at slow boat pier, You can go there and book by yourself, the slow boat run daily , the boat departure at 8:30 am, you can take Tuk Tuk to get there, It takes 10 kilometer, It’s takes 9 hours for trip, the cost 180 000 kip each (Tuk Tuk and slow boat)
Mekong slow boat trip tour
We saw along the river beautiful landscapes, fishermen and animals. We see the importance of the Mekong in their lives. We feel in the heart of Laos. The trip is pleasant, the boat is clean and comfortable. The toilets are very clean. There is the possibility of buying crisps, noodles and drinks in the boat. Nothing prevents you from eating what you have brought.
you have to take off your shoes, but the slippers are ok
there are blankets on the spot
For the slow to Huay Xai from Luang Prbang you can book by yourself
The price at the pier cheap 210,000 kip Without commission and Tuk tuk The slow boat departure at 8:30 am
The boat isn’t full where you get there just buy ticket there
The cost $200USD this price for slow boat cruise