2 Days Mekong River Cruise from Houay Xai to Luang Prabang

Take the scenic route from Huay Xai on the Thailand border to Luang Prabang on this 2-day cruise. Soak up the scenery as you cruise along the Mekong River, stop at local villages, and enjoy a buffet lunch on-board the boat. After an overnight stay (own expense) in Pakbeng, continue to Luang Prabang, stopping along the way to visit the Pak Ou Caves.

  • Scenic one-way transport from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang
  • Magnificent views along the Mekong River
  • Delicious buffet lunch served on-board the boat
  • Hassle-free transfers from the border in Huay Xai
Day 01  Huay Xay-Pak Beng

We will pick you up by minivan at Thai – Lao border No. 4. or from your hotel in Huay Xay city centre then transfer to the boat pier for a cruise down the Mekong River. The first stop is Paktha this is (checkpoint). At the second stop, we will visit the hill tribal villages to learn their culture and relax, then come back to the cruise a buffet lunch will be served on board. After lunch is your free time to relax and enjoy the Mekong River. The cruise arrives at Pakbeng before sunset for an overnight stay at your own hotel.

Day 02 Pak Beng to Luang Prabang

Early in the morning, you can visit the Pakbeng market. After having breakfast then we depart at 8 am to journey down the Mekong River. The first stop is at Ban Baw where you will observe traditional whisky village, weaving village, handicrafts, and textiles. A buffet lunch is served on board.
The boat stops again to visit Pak Ou caves. There are two caves, ‘Tham Ting’ and ‘Tham Phoum.’ The caves contain thousands of Buddha images. The Mekong cruise arrives at Luang Prabang, a UNESCO world heritage city, before sunset and we have the van to pick you up at the main pier to Luang Prabang. We will arrive at the Luang Prabang pier at about 4 – 4:30 pm.