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3 Days Cruising between Luang Prabang - Huay Xai with Luang Say Cruise

 

Day 1: Luang Prabang - Kamu Lodge (L, D)

The Kamu Riverboat or a local boat departs from Kamu boat pier at 09.00 (please be at Kamu pier at 08.45) for a cruise up the Mekong River to Kamu Village. On the way to Pak Ou Village, at the mouth of the Nam Ou River a visit is organized to Tam Ting “Caves of a thousand Buddha’s”. Then boat to Kamu Village, arrival at Kamu lodge and check-in.  
Lunch at the Lodge’s Sala:
In the afternoon you may choose to participate in the different activities. You will be rewarded with a very original Lao experience.
  • Rice planting and harvesting in surrounding rice fields
  • Gold panning (January to June) in the Mekong. Anything you find is yours!
  • Jungle walks to search for medicinal plants
  • Trekking through the forest to waterfalls
  • Traditional fishing techniques. You can sample your catch for dinner!
  • Local village visit
  • Archery contest
Dinner and overnight at the Kamu Lodge.
 

Day 2: Kamu Lodge - Pakbeng (B, L, D)

Breakfast at lodge, after some time to relax and a visit to the village of Kamu (optional visit), the Luang Say riverboat pick you up at 10.00 - 11.00 for a cruise up the Mekong River to Pakbeng. A delicious Buffet lunch is served on board and a brief stop is made at Ban Baw to observe the processing traditional rice alcohol. The boat will arrived at Luang Say Lodge before sunset for overnight stop. Dinner is served at terrace overlooking the Mekong River.
 

Day 3: Pakbeng - Houeisay (B, L)

Breakfast served at terrace around 06.30. In the morning visit the morning market (Optional) of Pakbeng where the nearby villagers and hill tribes buy and exchange their goods. The Luang Say riverboat departs at 07.30 for her second part of trip. One stop is made to visit and admire the authentic rural life of hill tribe settlements. Lunch is again served on board. Reaching Houeisay before 17.00 (you may proceed to Chiang Rai or Chiang Mai in the same day).
 

Day 1: Houei Say - Bakbeng (L, D)

The Luang Say riverboat leaves Houai Xay pier at 09.00 for a cruise down the Mekong to Pakbeng. En route one stop is made to observe the rural life of the river tribes along the Mekong. There is a buffet lunch on board. The boat will arrive at Luang Say Lodge before sunset for overnight stop. Dinner is served at terrace overlooking the Mekong River.
 

Day 2: Pakbeng - Kamu Lodge (B, L, D)

Breakfast served at terrace around 07.30. In the morning visit the morning market (Optional) of Pakbeng where the nearby villagers and hill tribes buy and exchange their goods.  The Luang Say riverboat departs at 08.30 for her second part of trip. The boat has a stop at Ban Baw to observe the processing traditional rice alcohol. Lunch is again served on board, then the boat cruise to Kamu Village. The boat will arrived at 14.00 in Kamu Lodge for the check in. In the afternoon you may choose to participate in the different activities. You will be rewarded with a very original Lao experience.
  • Rice planting and harvesting in surrounding rice fields
  • Gold panning (January to June) in the Mekong. Anything you find is yours!
  • Jungle walks to search for medicinal plants
  • Trekking through the forest to waterfalls
  • Traditional fishing techniques. You can sample your catch for dinner!
  • Local village visit
  • Archery contest
Dinner and overnight at the Lodge.
 

Day 3: Kamu Lodge - Luang Prabang (B, L)

Breakfast at lodge, after some time to relax and a visit to the village of Kamu, cruise down to Luang Prabang (UNESCO world heritage city) by Kamu Riverboat to Pak Ou village at the mouth of Nam Ou River, boat stops for a trip to visit Tam Ting ‘Caves of thousand Buddha’s’ then arrive Luang Prabang before Lunch.
Lunch at Luang Prabang.

Prices quoted in US$ nett per person 

Cabin 

2 - 8 pax

9 - 40 pax

Single Supp.

Jan - Apr & Oct

640

598

120

Jul - Aug

535

512

100

May - Jun & Sep

510

480

95

Inclusion:

  • Transfer from Laos’s immigration to the pier in Houeisay or v.v.
  • 3 days cruise with stops and visits en route.
  • 2 night accommodation at Luang Say Lodge and Kamu Lodge.
  • Meal plan as mentioned in the program ( 3 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts )
  • Coffee, tea & drinking water on board and during meals.
  • Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
  • Services of qualified crews during the cruise.

Exclusion:

  • Transfer from/to hotel to pier in Luang Prabang
  • Shuttle boats to Chiang Khong / Houei Xay or Houei Xay / Chiang Khong
  • Immigration fees in Houei Xay
  • Soft and Alcohol Drinks during the trip.
  • Visa approval and fees for Laos
  • Services in Luang Prabang
  • Personal insurance
  • Other personal expenses  
REMARKS:
  • Operated with minimum 4 persons on board.
  • For safety reasons and according to weather conditions, the program may be amended without prior notice.
  • Optional visits are only a tour guidance for you to visit depending on our programs timing and at your own arrangement.
  • Kamu Riverboat can be replaced by local boat arranged by Kamu Lodge depending on its program and without prior notice.
  • Child age 2-12 years old discount 50% when sharing room with parents.
  • Infants (under 2 years old) are free of charge.
  • "The cruise itineraries can be changed or reversed without prior notice."
Upstream: Luang Prabang - Pak Ou - Pakbeng - Huay Xai
Downstream: Huay Xai - Pakbeng - Pak Ou - Luang Prabang
US$370 - US$498

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