HOUAY XAY -> LUANG PRABANG
2 DAYS OF BOAT SERVICES
DAY 01 - HOUAY XAY -> PAKBENG
At 08:00am, the guests will meet our English-Speaking guide with a welcome sign at Houay Xay immigration office (Lao border).
Our guide will assist customers to apply for the visa. After getting the VISA, guests will take a sharing transfer (minivan) to the slow boat pier to embark on the boat. During the morning, Quick lecture about Do’s and Don’ts in Laos and fun facts will be presented by our guide.
Lao traditional Lunch set is served on board.
Before reaching Pakbeng, we will stop to visit a traditional Kamu village (Ban Houa Phalam), a tiny cozy place which host about 90 families. Travelers will learn about rural lifestyle in a very remote area.
The boat will arrive at Pakbeng before the night.
Overnight in your hotel in Pakbeng.
We recommend to the travelers to be at Chiang Khong thai immigration border at before 07:30am to make sure to meet our guide in Lao side on time.
If the travelers are already in Houay Xay, we will arrange pick up at their hotel between 08:30am and 09am. The boat will leave Houay Xay at latest at 09am.
DAY 02 - PAKBENG -> LUANG PRABANG
The boat will leave Pakbeng at 08am.
Enjoy the beautiful nature and jungle during your journey. In the morning, our guide and cooker will make a short demonstration on how to make some lao desserts and local drinks that travelers will eat later in the afternoon.
First stop will be at Ban Baw village, a complex but harmonic mixed of three ethnicity: Lao Loun, Shan and Tai Lue. Today the village is famous for its lao lao whiskey making.
Right after the visit, a Lao traditional Lunch set is served on board.
In the afternoon, the boat will stop for the second visit at the Pak Ou Caves (Tham Ting) and its over two thousands Buddha statues. It is one of the most important Pilgrimage place for lao people. After the visit, enjoy the homemade desserts and drinks made by our team and the travelers.
The boat will arrive in Luang Prabang before 4:30pm.
End of services.
Price for a sharing double/twin room effective from 1st October 2022 to 30th September 2023.
There is a supplement for single room occupancy (see conditions below).
Prices are shown in USD.
|2 days: HOE-PKB-LPB||1 day only: HOE-PKB or PKB-LPB|
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