HOUAY XAI TO LUANG PRABANG ( 2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT)
MEKONG DOWNSTREAM (PROGRAM DOWN)
∙ From 1 October 2022 to 31 March 2023 the cruise departs every Monday, Thursday , Friday and Sunday
∙ From 1 April 2023 to 30 September 2023 the cruise departs every Monday and Friday
DAY 1: HOUAY XAY – PAK BENG (-/L/-)
At 08:00 A.M. meet at Thai Immigration check point at Chiang Khong border for passport control departure stamp , after that cross the 4th Friendship Bridge by shuttle bus to Houay Xai to meet our guide will assist you to apply the visa and formality process. After finish formality process at Lao Immigration, transfer by local taxi (TUK-TUK) or sharing minivan to slow boat pier to embark on the boat. Boat leaves the Houey Xay pier and cruise downstream. On the way, the boat will take its first stop in Pak Tha, to have the voyage documents signed. Lunch is served on board. The second stop will be to visit a Kmu village. The boat will arrive in Pak Beng before the night. Overnight in Pakbeng.
DAY 2: PAK BENG – LUANG PRABANG (-/L/-)
At 8:00am, the boat leaves Pakbeng. On the way, we will make two stops : visit Pak Ou Caves (Tham Ting) and its thousands of Buddha images and Ban Xang Hai – a Lao Lao whisky village.
Lunch is served on board. We will arrive in Luang Prabang at CALAO boat pier or similar around 4:00 p.m. End of services.
PRICE : This price is including the shuttle bus crossing the 4th Friendship Bridge.
∙ HOE = Houay Xai PBK = Pakbeng LPQ=Luang Prabang
∙ Child under 6 years old : Free of charge
∙ Child between 6 and 12 years old: 50 % charge of normal rate
∙ Child is over 13 years old is full normal rate charge.
∙ Shuttle bus cross the 4th Friendship Bridge from Chiang Khong to Houay Xai ∙ Transfer from Laos immigration to slow boat Pier at Houay Xay for downstream ∙ Transfer in Luang Prabang on arrival from pier to your hotel
∙ Crew service during the cruise.
∙ Admission fees for visiting sites serviced by our English speaking guide. ∙ Lunch on board as mentioned in the program , bottled drinking water, coffee, tea during meals.
∙ Visa/immigration and/or overstay fees in Laos or in Thailand.
∙ Personal insurance.
∙ Beverages, personal expenses, and tips.
∙ Other expenses not mentioned above.
NOTICE & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
∙ If the guests stay in Houay Xay , pick up will be arranged directly at their hotel between 8:30 A.M. and 09:00 A.M.
∙ From October to February (dry season), it can get cold during the cruise, do not forget to bring a jacket.
∙ It is possible to leave luggage and suitcase on the boat and take only small daypack for your overnight in Pakbeng.
∙ For some reasons, the boat may arrive later than usual. The company will not provide any kind of vehicles
∙ In case of Force Majeur, the company will not be responsible for the providing services excluded of our terms.
∙ For safety reasons and according to the weather conditions, the program may change without prior notice..
Greeting from Lanchang Easy Trip which is known amongst the travellers as Easy Trip , Chiang Khong.
We need to thank all guests who support our work and spread to others. And thanks to Lonely Planet travel guide, Stefan Loose’s travel guide ,Le Routard travel guide and others who refer our service to the travellers.
From years experience in the tourism industry , we are both as tour operator and travellers so we believe that we are able to provide reasonable and sensible service to you. Our service range covers custom tours, tailor-made trips, package tours, border clearance for people and vehicles, boat trips along The Mekong River and its branch river, day activity , adventure activity, motorbike tour and also volunteering service. Our area covers domestic and oversea as well as focus on community base and supply chain.
We believe that responsible tourism can make a better world.
Be our guests, feel free to contact us.