Day 1: HOUEI SAY – PAKBENG
The LuangSay boat departs from Houeisay pier
(Chiang Rai, Thailand) at 09:00 hrs for a cruise down the
to Pak Beng. One stop is made to visit and admire the
authentic rural life of hill tribe settlements. A delicious
Buffet lunch is served on board. The boat will arrive at
LuangSay Lodge before sunset for overnight stop. Dinner is
served at the terrace overlooking the
Day 2: PAKBENG – KAMU LODGE
served at terrace around hrs. In the morning visit the
morning market (Optional) of Pak Beng where hill
tribe villagers buy and exchange their goods.
Luangsay Boat departs at
for her second part of the trip; boat makes another stop at
Ban Baw to observe the distillation of traditional rice
alcohol. Lunch is again served on board; then the boat
cruise to Kamu
Village. The boat will arrive
at Kamu Lodge around 1400 hrs. In the afternoon you may
choose to participate in different activities. You will be
rewarded with a very original Lao experience.
overnight at the Lodge
Rice planting and harvesting in surrounding rice fields
Gold panning (January to June) in the Mekong. Anything
you find is yours!
Jungle walks to search for medicinal plants
Trekking through the forest to waterfalls (two hour hike
and boat ride)
Traditional fishing techniques. You can sample your
catch for dinner!
Local village visit
Day 3: KAMU LODGE – LUANG PRABANG Breakfast at the lodge, after some time to relax and a
visit to the village of Kamu, cruise down the river to Luang
Prabang (UNESCO world heritage city) by Kamu
boat to Pak Ou village at the mouth of Nam Ou River,
boat stops en route to visit Tam
Ting ‘Caves of
thousand Buddha’s’ then arrive Luang Prabang before Lunch.Transfer to PAK HUAY MEECHAI RESTAURANT for lunch at
End of the service.
Cruise Up Program: Itinerary is the same as above but in reverse (Luang
Prabang - Houei Say)
Kamu Boat departs from Muang Luang (or) provincial
pier - pier for Pak Ou Cave. The pier is just behind the
Royal Palace at 09:00 am.
At the end
of the trip, Luangsay cruise will reach Houeisay before
17:00 hrs and you may proceed to Chiang Rai in the same day.