Package Tour

Laos Trip


Mekong Serenity: Shared Shampoo Cruise & Luang Prabang Discovery

Experience the serene beauty of the Mekong River and immerse yourself in the cultural wonders of Luang Prabang with our Mekong Serenity tour. Embark on a shared Shampoo cruise along the Mekong, where you’ll witness breathtaking landscapes and visit a traditional Kamu village. Indulge in delectable Lao cuisine on board and savor homemade desserts and drinks.

Discover the mystical Pak Ou Caves and their thousands of Buddha statues. In Luang Prabang, explore the vibrant Night Market and witness the awe-inspiring alms-giving ritual. Immerse yourself in the local culture at the bustling Morning Market and the National Museum. Journey to the stunning Khouang Si Waterfall and swim in its turquoise waters.

Engage with ethnic minority communities and visit a buffalo dairy farm. Climb Mount Phousi for panoramic views and explore sacred temples. This tour offers a perfect balance of tranquility, cultural discovery, and natural beauty along the Mekong River and in Luang Prabang.

Destination’s Activities

Day 1: Houeixay – Pakbeng (L, D) SHARED SHOMPOO CRUISE

DOWNSTREAM CRUISE – 2 days of boat services

At 08:00am, the guests will meet English Speaking team with a welcome sign at the Chiang Khong immigration office. He will help the guests to exit Thailand and get the shuttle bus to Lao border (included). The guide will assist customers to apply for the visa. After getting the VISA, guests will take a sharing transfer (minivan) to the slow boat pier to embark on the boat. During the morning, Quick lecture about Do’s and Don’ts in Laos and fun facts will be presented by our guide. Lao traditional Lunch set is served on board. Before reaching Pakbeng, we will stop to visit a traditional Kamu village (Ban Keng Lae), a tiny cozy place which host about 70 families. Travelers will learn about rural lifestyle in a very remote area. The boat will arrive at Pakbeng before the night.

Lunch on boat.

Dinner at hotel.

Overnight in Pakbeng

Note: We recommend to the travelers to be at Chiang Khong thai immigration border at before 07:45am to make sure to meet our team on time (border opens from 08am). The boat will leave Houay Xay at latest 10am

  • From October to April: Departure every Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday.
  • From May to September: Departure every Monday and Friday.


Day 2: Pakbeng – Pak Ou – Luang Prabang (B, L) SHARED SHOMPOO CRUISE

The boat will leave Pakbeng at 08am. Enjoy the beautiful nature and jungle during your journey. In the morning, our guide and cooker will make a short demonstration on how to make some lao desserts and local drinks that travelers will eat later in the afternoon. First stop will be at Ban Baw village, a complex but harmonic mixed of three ethnicity: Lao Loun, Shan and Tai Lue. Today the village is famous for its lao lao whiskey making. Right after the visit, a Lao traditional Lunch set is served on board. In the afternoon, the boat will stop for the second visit at the Pak Ou Caves (Tham Ting) and its over two thousands Buddha statues. It is one of the most important Pilgrimage place for lao people. After the visit, enjoy the homemade desserts and drinks made by our team and the travelers. The boat will arrive in Luang Prabang before 4:30pm.

Transfer to your hotel in Luang Prabang for overnight.

This evening is free time to explore the Night Market, where you can find a lovely selection of handmade textiles made by the hill tribe and local people surrounding Luang Prabang.

Overnight in Luang Prabang

In the afternoon, we take a short drive out of the city to visit the Buddha Park where hundreds of Buddhist and Hindu sculptures brought from India are displayed.

Return to the city and enjoy the sunset on the Mekong River. You can exploring the Street Night Market at Anouvong Park in the evening.

Overnight in Vientiane

Day 3: Luang Prabang – Ancient town – Khouangsi waterfall (B, L, D)

You have the option to wake up before dawn to witness and participate in offering alms to hundreds of saffron-robed monks – an awe-inspiring sight. Please tell your guide a day in advance if you wish to make an offering so he/she can prepare some food for you to hand over to the monks. This early morning ritual dates back generations in Laos. Watch the town come to life in the morning then return to the hotel for breakfast or join the locals for a bowl of delicious noodle soup after the alms giving ritual. (If you do not wish to make an offering, please keep an appropriate distance and observe the ritual in silence. Dress appropriately – shoulders, chest and legs should be covered).

We then visit the Morning Market, where you will see such diverse offerings as dried buffalo skin, local tea and saltpeter among the chickens, vegetables and hill-tribe weavings.

After breakfast at hotel, we visit the National Museum at the former Royal Palace displays a lovely collection of the artifacts reflecting the richness of Lao culture dating from the days of the early kings right through the last sovereign; the magnificent Wat Xiengthong with its roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture. We then visit the Ock Pop Tock weaving centre, an organization that is offering the weavers in the area the chance to earn a decent income through their weaving skills.

We then drive our way to Khouang Si waterfall. On the way, you can visit to the Lao ethnic minority at Ban Na Ouane Village, H’Mong Village and also visit Buffalo Dairy Farm where you will have chance to join a scheduled tour of the farm, cuddle up to the beautiful Buffalos, give them a bath or feeding them, hands on milking demonstration and learn how to milk a buffalo, also trying some tasty ice-cream and cheese. Once at the waterfalls, take a leisurely hike through the national park towards the Khouang Si waterfalls and pass by the Asian bear rescue center. You will enjoy feeling the mist of the cool, turquoise waters of the different waterfalls. Swimming in the refreshing waters is possible. We also have chance to visit the Butterfly Park (closed on Tuesdays) nearby.

Return to the city and free at leisure.

In the early evening, we will attend the Baci Ceremony with traditional dance show and dinner.

Overnight in Luang Prabang

Day 4: Luang Prabang – City tour – Departure (B)

This morning, we will climb up 328 steps of Mount Phousi for an enjoyable exploration of the sacred, gilded stupa as well as a beautiful view of the city and the Mekong River. Next, we will visit Wat Visoun, the holiest temple of the city, which was entirely rebuilt in 1887 after being destroyed by the invading Black Flags from Southern China. In the courtyard of Wat Visoun stands the Watermelon Stupa shaped like the fruit from which it takes its name. Afterthat, we will visit the Traditional Arts and Ethnology Center (close on Mondays) where you are able to observe valuable artifacts and traditional clothing and implements from each of the 20 ethnic minority groups which inhabit the Luang Prabang area. We then drive to visit Ban Xang Khong where we learn more about making Saa paper, before transferring to the airport for departure.

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