The scenery along this part of the Mekong is argueably at its most beautiful. As your journey upriver you will stop at some Hmong, Yao and Khmu ethnic minority villages and have the opportunity to observe their traditional lifestyle.
We will pull over for a visit to Pak-Ou Caves, an ancient pilgrimage site and containing thousands of gold lacquered Buddha images left there over hundreds of years.
Day 1: Luang Prabang to Pakbeng
Stop At: Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang Province
The boat leaves the CALAO boat pier at 7:00am for upstream the Mekong to Pakbeng. On the way, we will stop to visit Pak Ou Caves (Tham Ting) and its thousands of Buddha images. Lunch is served on
board. The boat arrives in Pakbeng before the night. Overnight in Pakbeng.
Duration: 7 hours
Accommodation included: Le Grand Mekong Villa
Day 2: Pakbeng to Houay Xay
Stop At: Huay Xai, Huay Xai, Bokeo Province
Embark at 7:00am on the boat.. Visit a Kamu village on the Mekong River. Lunch is served on board.
After stopping in Pak Tha to have the boat documents signed, we will arrive in Houay Xay around
4:30pm (possibility to continue the journey to Thailand on the same day). End of services.
Duration: 6 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
Commences in:Luang Prabang, Laos
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