Luang Say Cruise has three boats travelling along the Mekong river from Houei Say to Luang Prabang, or, from Luang Prabang to Houei Say. Both cruises stop over for one night in our Luang Say Lodge in Pakbeng. Our boats are 34 metres long with a 420 HP engine and a steel hull for strength and safety. The boats have a capacity for 40 people in comfortable seats and benches. Each seat has an open air vista. We have coffee tables with magazines and booklets to read during your cruise.
- Tour Code: LSC-3
- Length: 3D / 2N
- From: Mekong
- Finish: Luang prabang
$460price per pax
|Day 1||Cruise up the Mekong River to Kamu Village||B, L|
|Day 2||visit to the village of Kamu||B, L, D|
|Day 3||Visit and admire the authentic rural life of hill tribe settlements||B, L|
Cruise up the Mekong River to Kamu Village
Detailed Itinerary: The Kamu boat departs from Luang Prabang pier at 09:00 hrs 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 (two hour hike and boat ride)
Traditional fishing techniques. You can sample your catch for dinner!
Local village visit
Meals:B, L, D
visit to the village of Kamu
Detailed Itinerary: Breakfast at lodge, after some time to relax and a visit to the village of Kamu, the Luangsay cruise pick-up you at 11h00. 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 LuangSay Lodge before sunset for overnight stop. Dinner is served at terrace overlooking the Mekong River.
Visit and admire the authentic rural life of hill tribe settlements
Detailed Itinerary: Breakfast served at terrace around 6.30 a.m. In the morning visit the morning market (Optional) of Pak Beng where the nearby villagers and hill tribes buy and exchange their goods. Boat departs at 07:30 a.m. 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 hrs (you may proceed to Chiang Rai in the same day.)
||Luangsay Cruise & Kamu Lodg tariff
|01 Jan 2011 - 30 Apr 2011
|01 May 2011 - 30 Sep 2011
|01 Oct 2011 - 31 Oct 2011
- 3 days cruise with stops and visits en route
- 1 nights accommoamu Lodge with breakfast and dinner(s)
- Assistance of an English speaking cdation at Luangsay Lodge with breakfast and dinner(s) 1 nights accommodation at Kruise escort during the cruise (no guide on board)
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
- Coffee, tea & drinking water on board and during meals.
- Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned
- Services of qualified crews during the cruise.
- Group insurance
- Airfares and airport taxes
- Pre/post trip arrangement
- Visa and visa arrangement
- Travel insurance
- Other personal expenses