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Ultimate Mekong Cruise Laos Adventure 3 days, 2 nights

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Day 1: HOUAY XAY - PAKBENG

Stop At: Huay Xai, Huay Xai, Bokeo Province
07:45: From Houay Xay.

Our crew members and tour guide will be waiting you either at your hotel in Houay Xay or at Lao side border crossing. (Please advise us where will be most convenience for us to pick up).

From the pickup point you will be taken to the pier to board the luxury slow boat for the cruise downriver to the town of Pakbeng.

10:00: Depart to Pakbeng, this journey takes 7-8hrs.

Onboard you are free to help yourself to tea/coffee/ water and fresh fruit.

On the way we will stop off and 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.

There are more variety of snacks and alcoholic drinks available for sale.

The boat will arrive in Pakbeng before sunset, we will collect you and transfer you from the Pakbeng Pier to the resort.

At the hotel we will show you to your villa, then welcome you to the infinity poolside for a welcome drink and witness the spectacular sunset 18:30 Overnight in Pakbeng
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Le Grand Mekong Villa

Day 2: PAKBENG – FULL DAY TOUR

Stop At: Pakbeng, Pakbeng, Oudomxay Province
07:00: Breakfast is served until 09:00.

09:30: Depart on the exclusive walking tour to Ban Houg Sengkham- Ban Souksai –Ban Lai Villages. A medium trek of 2km plus walking around the villages. The full day excursion visits fascinating local villages, see local heritage preservation, and sample the culture and experiencing the local’s daily way of life. You will have the chance to speak to the friendly villagers and spend time with them. This tour includes some spectacular mountain and jungle scenic views and villages.

Morning drive from the resort 2 km to Ban Houy Sengkham. Walk and look around the village to see how they live, with a visit to the kindergarten to chat with school children.

Next drive 2 km to Ban Souksai, See the hard working farmers and take part in their daily life of the rice farm and blacksmith activities here you will see the buffalo farm and try harvesting river weed and fern plants.

Then trek 2 km to look at bamboo housing in Ban Lai Village.

During the village visits our guide will introduce you to some traditional customs of the Khmu people and explain the differences between three biggest ethnic groups in Laos. Ban Lai village here you will see the buffalos, chickens, dogs freely walking amongst the Khmu people.

You will have your pack lunch in Ban Lai with the chance to take photographs.

The village are constantly building and are always curious of the visitors. Please note timings and activities may vary depending on the weather conditions, activities are seasonal and may defer to other alternative activities. The 2 km trek is medium terrain steep in parts walking on unpaved walkways. Walking shoes or strong trainers recommended. Return to the resort for refreshments and a dip in infinity pool.
Overnight in Pakbeng
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Le Grand Mekong Villa

Day 3: PAKBENG - LUANG PRABANG

Stop At: Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang Province
06:30: Breakfast.

07:30: Depart to Pakbeng Pier. Use your free time in the morning for asking some questions about Luang Prabang and Laos to our guide.

Lunch is served on board.

After lunch we will make a stop to visit the famous Pak Ou Caves (Tham Ting) and its thousands of Buddha images.

Shortly after the second stop will be at the Lao Lao village, commonly known as the Whisky Village.

The guide will provide information about the locally made rice whisky, and you will have the chance to sample. Enjoy the charm of this small and authentic village, its temple and local artisans.

After you will be served a typical snack and drink on board in the afternoon.

Arrive in Luang Prabang around 16:30 from here we will take you to your chosen hotel. Our services stop after we drop you off.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Huay Xai, Laos

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up at the Friendship bridge : Out boats leave Houay Xay pier at latest for 9:00 am. so Please be in front of Thai immigration office in Chiang Khong for 08:00 am. one of our team will wait with a sign of guest name.

Pick up at the Hotel: If you stay already in Houay Xay, pick up will be arranged at their Hotel between 09 and 09:30 am
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
3 days
Return Details
Luang Prabang, Laos
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fees to sites stated in the itinerary
Exclusions
  • Travel and/or Medical Insurance
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • From October to April: Departure every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • From May to September: Departure every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
  • From October to February, it can get could during the cruise, do not forget to bring a jacket.
  • Free of charge for children under 4 years old
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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By: Visit Asia Travel
9 reviews
TheGreyWanderer56
Sydney, Australia
10
Dishonest company... AVOID!
Don’t go there. Just don’t. The price advertised on TripAdvisor is €120 whereas some of the people we flew with
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Mark W
Winterthur, Switzerland
259
Tree Top Explorer 2D1N highly recommended
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MURIELM800
4113
Transport Vientiane to Vang Vieng
I was supposed to travel by bus with enough space for my luggage and myself. They canceled the day before for a
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LeGrand_Pakbeng
Pakbeng, Laos
53
Great local travel agent in Laos
Great staff, great services and very helpful guide and driver. Tour guide is very much active taking us to
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VinnieLondon_SE2
Doha, Qatar
398102
Great tour - highly recommended
Communications before tour all good and guide La arrived at hotel on time at 0830. Nice MPV..clean and modern with
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Quest454272
20
We Loved It!
My sons and I booked the 1 day Vang Vieng experience which included kayaking about 16 km down river and stopping
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London, United Kingdom
56781201
Mr. SUNNY AND Mr.HOME
My travel agent arranged my travel in Laos thro visit Asia travel.Their vehicles were in Excellent condition. The
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