SHOMPOO CRUISE -DOWNSTREAM CRUISE

18/02 Ounkham Road, Luang Prabang
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Duration

2 days

Tour Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

32 people

Languages

English

Shompoo cruise, organizer of cruises on the Mekong since 2011, allows you to move and discover  Laos through to the one of biggest river of Asia. With his four traditional slow-boats full of charm,  enjoy the beautiful landscapes and learn the story of this famous watercourse. Thanks to thier 10 years of experience in tourism (hotel industry, river cruises and tour operations),  the team has acquired the know-how to lead you on an unforgettable boat trip.

DOWNSTREAM CRUISE - 2 DAYS OF BOAT SERVICES

DAY 1: 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. Note: 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 2: 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.

  • Welcome at Lao immigration in Houay Xay + assistance to apply for the visa to Laos. •
  • Transfer on a sharing minivan from Lao immigration office to slow boat Pier in Houay Xay for
  • downstream and vice-versa for upstream program.
  • Crew service during the cruise.
  • Baggage handling during all the cruise.
  • Admission fees for visiting sites serviced by our English-speaking guide. • Lunch on board as
  • mentioned in the program (except for charter boat). drinking bottled water, coffee & tea.
  • Transfer in Luang Prabang from your hotel to boat pier and vice-versa.
  • Shuttle bus from Houay Xay to Chiang Khong (upstream cruise).
  • Visa/immigration and/or overstay fees in Laos or in Thailand.
  • Accommodation and meals in PakBeng.
  • Personal insurance.
  • Beverages, personal expenses, and tips.
  • Other expenses not mentioned above.

Multi day

English

Tour's Location

18/02 Ounkham Road, Luang Prabang

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