The best journey private boat cruise tour from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang on the Mekong River only 1 day (no stop an overnight at Pakbeng) Thailand to Laos.
The boat trip take 10 hours to journey downstream on the Mekong River stop at Pakbeng for check point take 10 minutes (no stop along the way ( 1 day ), continuing forwards to Luang Prabang, slow boat at a speed of 30 kilometer/hours, lunch is provided on the boat. Thailand) to Luang Prabang Laos and arrive at Luang Prabang in late afternoon (6 to 7 pm).
You will go through the beautiful scenery of the region and view the local communities on both side of the river, Journey with us on a 1 day river cruise downstream the Mekong River. Gorgeous scenery and Lao village life along the Mekong River.
Impossible to cross from Thai and take the boat on the same day.
Because it take time to cross the border, we did it it’s takes 2 hours from (Chiang Khong hotel) to the slow boat dock, so Lao visa open at 9 am, not quick it’s take about 30 – 50 minutes and transport from Lao border to the slow boat pier, takes 30 minutes.
The boat takes 9-10 hours to Luang Prabang before dark, it’s better for you to start early, you have to stay on the Lao side, it better to pick you up in at your Huay Xai,
You can cross the border one day before to spend a night in Huay Xai
The border is closing afternoon at 8 pm.
Service described below.
Day 1: One day boat trip form Huay Xai to Luang Prabang
Early in the morning my team will pick you up at your hotel 7:30 am to take you to the boat, include lunch on the boat, tea, coffee, some water and fruit.
The boat will departure at 8 am from Huay Xai slow boat pier downstream though Thailand border on the right hand side then the boat will stop at Paktha for check point, then continue journey you will see local people along the way such as fisher man farmer, banana plantation, animal such as water buffalo, crews, golds, snake, birds, kingfisher, elephants…
You will pass one more bridge from Oudomxai to Thailand, So Thai border just nearby here only 50 kilometers, at noon will stop at Pakbeng for check point, just 10 minutes
Pakbeng is a small town, it a check point and where the tourist boat will stop for an overnight, elephant camp an activity to do here, this is the best way to go to China by road.
Journey from this route more adventures, in the evening you will pass to Pak Ou cave, where is the parking Buddha images.
Arrival at Luang Prabang and transfer to your hotel at 6 PM.
For the breakfast you can take away
The cost without hotel start from US$1,000 for your group
1. Private boat to Luang Prabang
2. Transfer from your hotel in Huay Xai to the boat and to your hotel in Luang Prabang
3. 1 lunch on board, coffee, tea, water
4. English speaking guide
1. Hotel in Huay Xai
2. Lao visa
3. Alcohol and soft drink