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Nava Mekong

Vat Nong Pier | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 20 59 285 555
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1/2 day Mekong river cruise to Pak Ou caves

We enjoyed the 1/2 day Mekong river cruise from Luang Prabang to see the Buddhas in the Pak Ou... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bev C
Alone the Mekong to the caves

Navigation along the Mekong river to the caves... ver y relaxing travell, very profesional into... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Udine, Italy
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The first dining cruise on the Mekong in Luang Prabang, the Nava Mekong offers passengers a leisurely lunch cruise or sunset dinner cruise. Both feature a delicious set menu of traditional Lao fare. The Lunch cruise travels as far as Pak Ou Caves, with a visit to an ethnic minority village. Guests of the dinner cruise enjoy the sunset and dance performance provided by local villagers in traditional Lao costume.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch cruise” (25 reviews)
“whiskey village” (27 reviews)
“pak ou caves” (45 reviews)
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Vat Nong Pier | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 20 59 285 555

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the 1/2 day Mekong river cruise from Luang Prabang to see the Buddhas in the Pak Ou Caves. The staff were attentive and helpful. We were last minute booking the cruise and they went out of their way to accommodate us. The cruise...More

Thank Bev C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Navigation along the Mekong river to the caves... ver y relaxing travell, very profesional into the boat anda very gentle boys ....

Thank claudiomosolo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really pleasant river cruise, very reasonably priced for what you got and the guides were charming, informative and welcoming. An excellent lunch was served, the cruise lasted over 4 hours and the cost is only $25 US. Really good value for money....More

Thank _ddrube1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really enjoyable four hour cruise. The staff were very friendly and gave a good commentary about the landmarks we passed. The scenery was beautiful and the lunch was delicious. . I would highly recommend this trip.

Thank Georgi P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was excellent, good live entertainment, landscapes were amazing, sunset views and and the service was excellent!!

Thank mnitourist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lee hosted us on the day and i must say he is very nice (as are the other staff) he personally speaks with every group on updates. The boat trip was relaxing and even has wifi! I wouldnt call it a high light but was...More

Thank Taylah T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice cruise with excellent food and beautiful landscapes. We loved it ! A special thanks to the staff who was really nice

Thank charlène D
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We booked the Sunset trip, which includes a set dinner and Lao dancing costing $30 per person - cash only- including pick up and drop off. The TukTuk that collected us was tatty & didn't have the usual padded bench seats, just the metal bench...More

Thank juliashepherd2017
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This is a good half day tour along the Mekong river. We visited the whiskey village and Pat ou caves. We spent 25 mins in the whiskey village and approximately 45 mins in Pat Ou caves. Ideally would like to have a bit longer there....More

Thank EastmeetsWestAB
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We travel here with 2 old people and 1 young children, cruise was nice and provide lunch , this trip was bring us to whisky village and the buddha caves, no big surprise and is a new experience for the young children , food was...More

Thank ken w
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4 October 2016|
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Response from GM_Laos | Property representative |
Hi Tonybobs7, Thanks for your interest in the Nava Mekong! We have 2 stops during the cruise, we stop at Pak Ou Caves for around 30 minutes, plenty of time to wander through the caves at a leisurely pace. We make sure to... More
19 June 2016|
Response from GM_Laos | Property representative |
Hi Armoone, Thank you for your interest in the Nava Mekong! Unfortunately the Nava is currently out of service for annual maintenance and refurbishment, we will be back with normal operation from the 15th of July 2016... More