Pakbeng – Houay Xay Upstream Cruise Tour Day Trip. Mother of Waters or Tumultuous River, the Mekong River has not ceased raising people’s minds and imaginations.
Enjoy one day trip on the Mekong via Pakbeng. Guided tours and meals on board, expect a change of scenery.
During this journey, visit a traditional Lao village, the famous caves of Pak Ou and stay overnight in Pakbeng. We offer a selection of hotels to be sure to make the right choice.
7:00am: The boat leaves Pakbeng. Please be at the Pakbeng boat pier at latest 06:45am. Use your free time in the morning for asking some questions about Luang Prabang and Laos to the guide.
11:00am: The stop will be to visit a Hill Tribe Village along the Mekong River. Our guide will explain the way of living and the origins of these rural populations.
The tribe being small, we ask to you a special attention to respect the private space of the habitants while the visit.
12:00pm: Lunch is served on board. You will taste traditional Lao food with several dishes.
A final, brief stop has to be made in Pak Tha for having necessary boat documents signed. Then, we will initiate your palate to local flavours by offering a tasting of seasonal fruits, drinks, snacks.
5:00 pm: Here is the end of the cruise.
Transfer by minivan is included to your hotel in Houay Xay or to Lao custom. Allowing for the possibility of continuing your journey into Thailand on the same day.