Cruise up the Mekong from Vientiane in
Laos to northern Thailand, stopping en
route at small riverside villages and markets.
Highlights include the Unesco heritage town
of Luang Prabang and a visit to the once
notorious Golden Triangle.
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Arrive into Vientiane and transfer to RV Laos
Pandaw for a 10-night cruise. Afternoon city tour
then set sail in the late afternoon. (L, D)
Cruise upstream passing lush jungle scenery and
tiny riverside villages. Enjoy lectures on board
before arrival in Ban Xanakham. (B, L, D)
Afternoon visit to Pak Lai to visit French colonial
buildings and the local market. The largest
elephant festival in south-east Asia is held here
every February. (B, L, D)
Afternoon visit to the village of Ban Park Bor,
home to the Khmu people. (B, L, D)
Morning cruise past the Xayaburi hydroelectric
power plant, then continue upstream towards
the village of Ban Mouang Khai. (B, L, D)
Arrive in Luang Prabang for a tour to the
Khouangsi waterfall, the butterfly garden and
an elephant camp. Afternoon exploration of
the city’s Buddhist temples, libraries and the
royal palace. The following day join an early
morning walking tour to see the alms-giving to
the local monks, then visit the National
Museum. (B, L, D)
Cruise by local boat to the Pak Ou caves, a
Buddhist sanctuary with spectacular limestone
cliff faces. Cruise upstream to Ban Bo. (B, L, D)
Morning tour of the town of Pak Beng. (B, L, D)
Cross the border from Laos to Thailand at Huay
Say, then rejoin the ship at the Thai port town of
Chiang Khong. (B, L, D)
Morning tour of the Golden Triangle, then
transfer to Chiang Rai for your flight home,
arriving the next day. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is best suited to the hardier traveller as it includes some basic accommodation and some rougher road journeys.
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LMK2018: 10 Nights