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Just Across the Mekong River From Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Just Across the Mekong River From Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Took the boat from the jetty to the other side of the river, 5000Kip only and you will be at the totally different place. Away from the crowd, this is the best place to wander around among the beautiful Village, friendly people, and calm environment....More

1  Thank Ragu88
Reviewed 22 May 2017

this is the meeting point where you can take a ferry over the river for 5k kip. more if you have a bike. from there you can visit the Wat Chomphet. a good experience off the beaten path. you will need a proper map for...More

1  Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I took the vehicle ferry to the Chomphet district (5,000 kip because I didn't have a bike or a motorbike), and walked through the town to Wat Chomphet for the views over Luang Prabang. It was worth it both for the views and to learn...More

1  Thank ashleyllee
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We had a beautiful half day loop walk on the narrow paved road and trails along the Mekong and behind the mountain from Chomphet to Wat Pa Hard Siew temple. We past by temples, villages and teakwood plantations. The view of from Wat Chomphet provides...More

Thank Vicente8
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A nice little ride on the car ferry followed by a pleasant stroll through Chompet with a side trip to Wat Chompet. This wat is smaller and more homely than those in Luang Prabang and offers different view of Luang Prabang. Ignore the boatman at...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Firstly, don't hire one of the many boats from the men hawking on the road. They will ask for many times the price of the ferry which should cost 5,000 kip. Over at Chompet, you get a taste of life outside the main town. The...More

1  Thank Ian M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We took hired bikes over the ferry in the morning (10,000 each way) & did a circular route heading through Ban Xieng Mane Village before coming to Wat Chomphet. We paid the 10,000 each to climb the steps & wander around the temple. We headed...More

1  Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 15 February 2017

For a very different experience we were very pleased we took the car ferry across the river and trekked round Chompet district by a circular route So much more local and undeveloped with some interesting village wats and lovely woods with delightful glimpses of the...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Interesting village, topped by a lovely temple with excellent views across the Mekong to Luang Prabang. Hard to believe the difference in lifestyle just across the river.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 26 January 2017

As an antidote to the tourist heavy Luang Prabang , Chompet is a quiet rural insight in to local life . Problem is this insight is also very popular and becomes a concentration of travellers searching for the real Laos. Not sure that its to...More

Thank Richard B
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23 April 2017|
Response from Vicente8 | Reviewed this property |
You need to cross the Mekong. The cheapest is to take the ferry behind Royal Palace. Price is 5,000 kip. Once arrived, you don't have to pay anything for the walk, except a minor fee if you want to climb the stairs to have... More