A slow boat trip from Laos to Thailand is getting more and more popular among visitors all around the world, which will last two days. This tour will allow you to experience at Laos and Thailand and having a cruise on the Mekong River will show you the real life in the Southeast Asia.
Day 1: Arrive in Luang Prabang
Welcome to Laos, the mysterious Buddhist country with the unique culture and natural beauty.
Upon your arrival in Luang Prabang, your private local guide will welcome you at the airport then escort you to your hotel in Luang Prabang city.
Free at leisure.
In the evening, you can wander around the city and the night market to discover a local life of Luang Prabang.
Day 2: Kuang Si Waterfalls and Half Day Luang Prabang City Tour
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Luang Prabang, the city surrounded by Mekong River and well known for its golden city is well known for its beautiful decorated Buddhist temples, it is a place that you will keep appearing in your mind for a long time after visiting.
Your memorable trip will start from partaking in an alms ritual in the morning, you will accept the blessing by monks who you give the alms. Have breakfast in the hotel and then start the half day excursion to Kuang Si Waterfalls, where you will enjoy the beautiful natural scenery, have fun in waterfalls and relax.
Back to the town for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the Wat Xiengthong which is the symbolic temple of the classic Laotian architecture, visit the Royal Palace Museum to learn some history of Laos. Then visit the Wat Aham Temple which means “Monastery of the Opened Heart” and the Stupa of Wat Visoun.
Rest of the day at your leisure to relax and explore the city
You can enjoy some drinks in one of the cafés or stroll along the beautiful riverside……
Day 3 Mekong River Crusie & Pak Ou Cave
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner\r\nDay 3, You will embark on the Luang Say boat for a 2 days cruise to Huay Xai, the small town located at the border of Laos and Thailand.
The boat will start at 7:00 am, you will enjoy a continental breakfast while cruising to the Pak Ou Village which located at the mouth of the Nam Ou River. You will have a shore excursion to visit the Tam Thing Caves of Thousand Buddhas.\r\nLunch will be a buffet on board and the boat will keep cruising upstream the Mekong River to a hill tribe village where ou can watch the traditional process of Lao whiskey production.
The boat will stop at Pak Beng around sunset and check in Luang Say Lodge for overnight. Dinner will be arranged at the Luang Say Lodge terrace restaurant with a view of the Mekong River.
Day 4: Full day Cruising to Chiang Rai
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch\r\nEnjoy breakfast at the Luang Say Lodge\r\nThen the board the boat at 7:00 am and keep cruising toward the upper stream of the Mekong River.\r\nEn route, you will stop to visit a local village to witness the rural life along the Mekong River and visit the Minority ethnic people.\r\nLunch will be buffet served on board, and you will arrive at Huay Xai around 5:00 pm. Go through the board and you will be welcomed by your local guide on the Thailand side of the border.\r\nThen we escort you to your hotel in Chiang Rai.
Thank you for going to the end of the boat trip with us. Drop by the water, you will feel the country, people…everything of Thailand and Laos. We hope that you will have a great time with our cruising tour from Laos to Thailand. See you in trips.
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