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LuangSay Cruise Tour - 2 Days

Thời gian: 2 ngày/1 đêm
Giá Tour: 555 - 599 (USD)
Ngày xuất phát: Daily
Xuất phát/Kết thúc: Luang Prabang/Luang Prabang
Thăm Quan: Laos Cruises Tours: The Vat Phou Mekong Cruise 3 Days

Giới thiệu

Attached balconies offer a beautiful view of the Mekong River and hills. A central riverbank restaurant is reached by wooden walkways from the pavilions. The well prepared local dishes are served in the main dining room overlooking the river. A small bar offers choice of drinks at reasonable rates. On days when house guests exceed than 20 persons and during high season, Luangsay Lodge provides hill tribe folk dances performed by the villagers.

  • 16 pavilions with a total of 20 rooms and 40 beds
  • Private bathroom and hot shower
  • Ceiling fan in the room
  • Bar and restaurant
Transfer between Thailand and Luangsay boat pier in Houeisay/Laos

Luangsay cruise starts or ends at the pier next to the Immigration checkpoint at Houeisay, the Lao border town on the north bank of Mekong River. On the opposite bank to Houeisay on the south bank of Mekong River, is Chiang Khong (Chiang Rai province) the Thai border town. Crossing the river from one checkpoint to the other takes only 5 minutes by regular shuttle boat. Chiang Khong is linked by good roads to Chiang Rai town and airport (2 hours drive) or Chiang Saen (1 hour drive). Luangsay may arrange individual or group transfer between Chiang Rai or Chiang Saen and Houeisay or vice versa at extra costs that include road transportation, shuttle boat, porter fee and assistance for immigration formalities both sides of the Mekong River. 

Departure Time
  • Luangsay Cruise Down starts from the pier near the Immigration checkpoint at Houeisay. The Pak Ou boat leaves at 09:00 am.
  • Luangsay Cruise Up leaves Wat Xiengthong boat pier in Luang Prabang at 07:30 am. Please be advised that for the dates between Nov and Jan, Luangsay cruise up leaves at 07:00 am. instead of 07:30 am. The weather can be foggy along the river and the boat speed has to be reduced ensuring safety. Please note that a continental breakfast of baguette, croissant, butter, homemade jam, tea and coffee is served for cruise up.  
Late arrival customer

Luangsay is not responsible for speed boat or ferry arrangement and its related expenses incurred by client who may arrive late and is obliged to catch up with the already departed Cruise. 

Chương trình
Itinerary - Program Up River (Luang Prabang - Thai Border)
Day 1     Luang Prabang - Pakbeng (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Luangsay boat departs from Luang Prabang pier at 07:00 – 07:30 am. for a cruise up the Mekong River to Pakbeng. On the way to Pak Ou village, at the mouth of the Nam Ou River a visit is organized to Tam Ting (Caves of a thousand Buddha’s). After a brief stop is made at Ban Baw to observe the processing traditional rice alcohol, a buffet lunch is served on board. Boat arrives at Luangsay Lodge before sunset for overnight stop. Dinner is served at terrace overlooking the Mekong River.

Day 2     Pakbeng - Houeisay (Brakfast, Lunch)
Breakfast is served at terrace around 06:30 am. Visit the morning market (optional) of Pakbeng where the nearby villagers and hill tribes buy and exchange their goods. Boat departs at 07:30 am. for her second part of trip. One stop is made to visit and admire the authentic rural life of hill tribe settlements. Lunch is served on board. Arriving Houeisay before 17:00 pm. (you may proceed to Chiang Rai in the same day.)


Itinerary - Program Down River (Thai Border - Luang Prabang)
Day 1     Houei Say - Pakbeng (Lunch, Dinner)
The Luangsay riverboat leaves Houeisay pier at 09:00 am. for a cruise down the Mekong to Pakbeng. En route one stop is made to observe the rural life of the river tribes along the Mekong. A buffet lunch is served on board. The boat arrives at Luangsay Lodge before sunset for overnight stay. Dinner is served at terrace overlooking the Mekong River.

Day 2     Pakbeng - Pak Ou - Luang Prabang (Breakfast, Lunch)
Breakfast is served at terrace around 07:30 am. In the morning, visit the morning market (optional) of Pakbeng village where the nearby villagers and hill tribes buy and exchange their goods. Boat departs at 08:30 am. for her second part of trip. The boat has a stop at Ban Baw to observe the processing traditional rice alcohol. Lunch is served on board. Upon arrival at Pak Ou village at the mouth of Nam Ou River, boat stops for a trip to visit Tam Ting (Caves of thousand Buddha’s), arriving Luang Prabang (UNESCO world heritage town) before sunset.

Chi tiết
Prices
01/11/12 - 30/04/13
2 Days Luang Say Cruise (Program Up)
Rates per person in US Dollar

Private Groups       Price         Price  Single Supp
       2-8 Pax               555                           99

 

Restriction:
•  Minimum 2 Pax
PROGRAM UP: From 1 November 2011 to 30 April 2012 and 1-31 October 2012, the cruise departs every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.
•  From 1 May 2012 to 30 September 2012, the cruise departs every Wednesday and Saturday.


01/11/12 - 30/04/13
2 Days Luang Say Cruise (Program Down)
Rates per person in US Dollar
Private Groups      Price         Price  Single Supp
         2-8 Pax            555                           99
Includes:
- Transfer from Lao’s immigration to Luangsay boat pier in Houeisay or vv.
- 2 days cruise with stops and visits en route, admission fees at visiting sites.
- 1 night accommodation at Luangsay Lodge.
- Meal plan as mentioned in the tour program (1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner)
- Coffee, tea and drinking water on board and during meals.
- Crew services during the cruise.
- Group insurance. 
Excludes:
- Visa approval and immigration fees in Houeisay for Laos.
- Shuttle boat from/to Houeisay and Chiang Khong Thailand.
- Transfer from/to hotels and Luangsay boat pier in Luang Prabang.
- International air ticket & Airport taxes.
- Personal expenses such as cell phone, drinks, tip etc.
- Other service not mentioned on this program. 
Remarks:
Basic behavior visiting minority: Do not buy antique jewelry and family heirlooms from villagers. Try to support village income by buying new handicraft items. Do not encourages begging by distributing gifts (especially candies). Alternatively, try to donate to school or thru the mayor’s house in the village the papers, books, pens, etc. Always ask the permission before entering a house if you pass through a village, stop and visit for a while. If not, villagers may think that you come along with bad spirit. Entering an area of forest dedicated to the spirits is not allowed. Touching spirit items is not allowed. Please ask your local guide before doing anything which may cause offenses to the villagers.

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