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Mekong Detail Luang Say Mekong Cruise 2 days

Luang Prabang, Laos
2 Days
30
$394.00

Mekong Detail Luang Say Mekong Cruise 2 days

$394.00
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Mekong Detail Luang Say Mekong Cruise 2 days

Luang Say Cruise – A wonderful and unique trip to the northern of Mekong River Luang Say cruises a special route from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang in Laos. This is a distinguished area with various famous attractions. We will pass by many different ethnic villages, visit ancient Buddhist temples and learn the process of making Laos rice whiskey. There are French and English speaking guides on board, who possess well knowledge about each and every destination on the tour. They will make sure you get the best out of every trip with their knowledge and great sense of humor. Cruising on Mekong River is not just an ordinary activity; it is also a great chance to explore the mysterious culture of one of the world’s oldest civilization.

Luang Say Mekong Cruise 2 days by Mekong Cruises

This journey provides a great adventure to various ethnic villages in Laos to enjoy the peaceful rural life in this area. We will spend time to explore a local market where people from many different hill tribes gather for trading and relaxing. Before sunset, we will arrive and spend one night at Luang Say Lodge, a comfortable wooden bungalows over the Mekong between Luang Prabang and the Thai border. Next morning, the journey will continue with an excursion to a Laos village to learn their fascinating method of producing traditional Laos rice whiskey. You will also have a chance to visit Tam Thing Cave of a Thousand Buddhas and admire its unique beauty before heading to Luang Prabang.

Trip Highlights

  • Observe the peaceful rural life of ethnic people along the Mekong River
  • Visit hill tribe villages to watch the traditional process of Lao whiskey production
  • Enjoy the sound and scent of a traditional Laos market at Pakbeng market
  • Lodging at the special Luang Say Lodge and enjoy the view of both Laos and Thailand’s landscape.

Detail Itinerary

The Luang Say boat leaves Huay Xai pier at 9.30am (please be at Luang Say Houei Sai office not later than at 8.30am) for a cruise down the Mekong River to Pakbeng. En route, one stop is made to observe rural life along the Mekong and observe minorities. A buffet lunch is served on board. We arrive in Pakbeng before sunset and check in at the Luang Say Lodge. Dinner on the terrace, overlooking the Mekong Rive
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Luang Say Lodge

You will enjoy a full breakfast at the Lodge from 7.00am. (Optional: walk to Pakbeng market, where people from the surrounding village of minorities sell their goods, please ask at Luang Say lodge). At 8.00am board the boat for the second leg of the cruise. A short stop is made to visit a hilltribe village where you can watch the traditional process of Lao whiskey production before having a buffet lunch on board. Continue to Pak Ou village at the mouth of the Nam Ou River, where you visit the Tam Thing Caves of a Thousand Buddhas. Arrive at Luang Prabang around 16h00 or 17h00.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: NA

Luang Say boat leaves Auberge Calao pier at 07.00am(please be at pier not later than 6.45 am)for a cruise up the Mekong to Pakbeng and the Luang Say Lodge. A continental breakfast is served while the boat is cruising to Pak Ou Village, at the mouth of the Nam Ou River, where you will visit the Tam Thing Caves of a Thousand Buddhas. Enjoy a buffet lunch on board then stop at a hilltribe village where you can watch the traditional process of Lao whiskey production. Arrive at Pakbeng around sunset and check in at Luang Say Lodge. Dinner on the terrace, overlooking the Mekong River.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Luang Say Lodge

Full breakfast at the Lodge. At 7.00am board the boat for the second leg of the cruise. En route one stop is made to observe rural life along the Mekong and observe minorities. Buffet lunch on board and then continue to Houei Say where you will arrive around 17.00pm (you may proceed to Chiang Rai in the same day.)

From November to February, on our upstream (Luang Prabang to Houei Say)itinerary, we are sometimes unable to fit a visit to the whiskey village. We apologise for this but as it can be foggy in the mornings,and getting dark early, we need to ensure the safety of our passengers to get to the LuangSay Lodge during daylight.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: NA

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • No both cruises operation in June.
  • Luang Say Cruise Downstream departs from slow boat pier in Houei Sai at 9a.m. so please be at Luang Say office in Houei Sai (next to Laos immigration)by 8.30a.m. at the latest.
  • For downstream cruises,a luggage tag will be given at Chiang Khong (Thailand border).
  • Luang Say Cruise Upstream departs at 7a.m. from Auberge Calao pier(Yellow Hotel)on Mekong River Road so please be at the pier by 6.45a.m. at the latest.
  • A continental breakfast is served on board for the first morning of the upstream program.
  • Please bring a jersey/a jacket as it can get cool at the Lodge and on the boat from Oct to Feb.

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 45 days prior to departure: 10% of total price
  • From 45 days to 30 days prior to departure: 50% of total rate
  • From 29 days to 8 days prior to departure: 75% of total rate
  • Less than 8 days prior to departure or No Show: 100% of total rate

Children Price & Extra Bed

  • Child age 2-12 years old discount 50% when sharing room with parents. Infants (under 2 years old) are free of charge.

Shuttle Bus

Stay at Luang Say Houei Sai office before 8.30 am

Check-in

12PM

Check-out

16pm- 17pm

Guide

English and French speaking guide

General

  • 24-hour Security
  • Boutique Library
  • Conference & meeting facilities
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Rowing boat
  • Safety box at reception
  • Tender for sightseeing
  • Theme Cruise

Services

  • Bar
  • Laundry service
  • Restaurant

Activities on Board

  • Fishing
  • Swimming

These are cruise properties for Luang Say Cruise:

Specifications Luang Say Cruise
Building matertials
Operated since 1993
Length 34
Width NA
Height NA
Depth NA
Dining Room The central section of our Luangsay boats have bench seats, a perfect spot for a game of cards, to share your Mekong stories, or to have lunch.
Bar/ Sundeck We served tea, coffee or drinking water..
Massage cabin NA

Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Tour included in:

  • Transfer from Laos’s immigration to the pier in Houeisay or v.v.
  • 2 days cruise with stops and visits en route
  • 1 night accommodation at the Luang Say Lodge
  • Meal plan as mentioned in the program ( 2 lunches, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast )
  • 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.

Tour excluded in:

  • 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

Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent accommodation

Meals: if you have any specific food requirements ( vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide, our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Travelo Vietnam can be your culinary guide and provide you opportunity to savor tempting local food and world famous – dishes.

We can tailor make a tour that will best match your budget – the guide below serves as a reference point for you to decide how much to spend on this trip.

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The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

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How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

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Vietnam and Indochina has the utmost luxury hotels and other tour facilities to cater to your budget. For a budget higher than the one stated, we can make some of the following modification to your program based on your request.
Flights in Business or First Class flight (compared with Economy flight).
More luxury hotels/cruises or more luxury rooms in the same hotel/cruise. Standards of accommodation.
Longer stay at certain city based on your request.
Extra service or extra meals.
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Stay extra days and relax at beachside resort. Etc…
Spend more time visiting northern mountain province.

How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

FLEXIBILITY:
Don’t see the date for this tour to suit your schedule? No problems, Create Your Own Date. Choose the dates that you want to travel and as long as you happy to open the tour to other people joining we will charge you the standard tour price – no markups!

CONDITIONS:

  1. You must have booked and paid your deposit for travel dates that are at least 1 to 3 months in the future. This just gives us time to promote the trip and find other people to join you.
  2. Create Your Own Date for this tour applies for bookings of two or more people only. If you are a solo traveller we can do our best to get a group for the dates you choose but we cannot guarantee standard pricing until we achieve a minimum of 2 people.
  3. This offer is subject to availability. In peak season we may not have the capability to add tour dates to our already busy schedule..

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