About this tour

Day 1

We spend the day with boatmen-merchants of the Mekong River, onboard of their junk.

Join those who use this mythical river as a unique route between Luang Prabang and the provinces of northern Laos, and Thailand.

Through out the time on the river, we will stop at a village on the shore and keep on navigating until nightfall.

For the night, different options are possible depending on your preferences. It is possible to stay: on the boat or at a villager's homestay (basic comfort*) or in a hotel in Pakbeng town.


Day 2

For those who choose to sleep on the boat or at a homestay in the village, continuation of the navigation to the little town of Pakbeng.


*Basic comfort: floor mats, mosquito nets, thin mattress, pillow, with bathing water and toilets outside. For more comfort, please bring your own sheets.

  • Province visited

    along Mekong river, northern Laos

  • Best season

    All year round

  • Accommodation

    Hotel, homestay or on the boat

  • Transportation

    Minibus and boat

  • Starting from

    Luang Prabang

  • Finishing at



On special request

Informations about this tour

What is included
  • all transportation: private minibus for transfer, private boat
  • meals: 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • 1 night accommodation on the boat with the boatmen,
  • 1 night accommodation on the boat with the boatmen family or with village families including breakfast (maximum 3 persons per family). If you choose 1 night accommodation in a hotel of Pakbeng, double room sharing, including breakfast, please contact us.
  • the service of our English speaking guide
  • entrances fees to all sites visited
  • 5$ contribution to Solidarasia solidarity fund for Laos (5$ per person and per day of visit)
What is excluded
  • any drinks (except drinking water)
  • personal extras
  • visa costs (possibility to do on arrival)
  • cancellation, interruption or repatriation insurance


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