The best way to take Slow boat Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai Thai border
The travel agency Mekong Smile Cruise providing Slow boat Luang Prabang to Chiang Rai, Thailand, Chiang Khong, Chiang Mai, it’s easy to crossing on the same day, the boat ride takes two day with an overnight stop in Pakbeng, more space lift on board, on the way we stop to visit the Pakou caves and the second day stop to visit the local boat, the boat take about 8-9 hours. .
This is the way to journey with us, it’s more comfortable. Enjoin the beautiful rock on the mighty Mekong River.
Tour program slow boat Luang Prabag to Chiang Rai (Laos to Thailand)
Day 1: Luang Prabang to Pakbeng.
We will pick you up at 6:30 am my team will pick you up at your hotel in Luang Prabang and take you to slow boat dock, it’s take about 30 minutes, it’s call Ban Done pier, when you arrival on the boat we have blanket for cover yourself, you shout bring your jacket, fresh air, the boat is cover on the boat we have hot water, tea, coffee, some fruits, you can help yourself, more space, private table and sleeper bed on the boat.
our team will take you to visit Pak Ou caves, thousands of Buddha imaged, the local people is worship and respect, this is a nature caves, at the river bank.
Continue the trip on the beautiful nature fisher men, rocking and the local people who live this area on the both side of the Mekong River, lunch time is a buffet at noon on the boat, vegetarian available on the boat.
In the evening you will arrival in Pakbeng, check in at your hotel, Pakbeng is a small town, few hotels and walking town, an option to visit the evening market, just near can walk to there, then walk up the road to the temple to looking sunset there, then looking some restaurant for dinner, there are few bakery shop where you can buy for the breakfast in the morning.
Day 2: Pakbeng to Chiang Rai.
We will pick you up at 7 am for the breakfast you should take away. On the boat we have hot water, tea, coffee.
Lunch time is a buffet at noon on the boat, on the way we will stop to visit the local village, to visit how do they live and relax.
The boat will stop at Paktha for checkpoint only for the boat, stop have about 5 minutes, from Paktha to Huay Xai take about 3 hours, about 40 minutes you will see Thai border and Thai flat on the right hand side the boat will past the Lao and Thai friendship bridge No 4. After that arrival at the border then transfer to Chiang Rai, that about 2 hours at your hotel in Chiang Rai.
This is not a private slow boat. You will travel with other passengers.
The cost for the trip:
1. The cost without US$250 per person
2. 1 day boat to Pakbeng cost without hotel US$100 each
3. Child age 2-12 years old discount 50% $72 per person
4.(Less than 2 years old) are free of charge.
Boat trip from Luang Prabang to Thailand border.
Two lunches on board.
Tour guide on board.
Dinner and breakfast in Pakbeng.
Hotel in Pakbeng.
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