Impressions of the Mekong

5/6-days Mekong River Cruise

VIENTIANEPAKLAYTHA DEUAKUANG SI – LUANG PRABANG

From990 $per person

Mekong River Cruise Vientiane - Luang Prabang


Vientiane – Luang Prabang (upstream)

Start End Ship Availability
29. Dec 2017 3. Jan 2018 Mekong Sun check rate & cabin
5. Jan 2018 10. Jan 2018 Mekong Pearl on request
16. Jan 2018 21. Jan 2018 Mekong Pearl on request
26. Jan 2018 31. Jan 2018 Mekong Sun sold out
10. Feb 2018 15. Feb 2018 Mekong Pearl on request
9. Mar 2018 14. Mar 2018 Mekong Pearl check rate & cabin
17. Jun 2018 22. Jun 2018 Mekong Sun on request
16. Sep 2018 21. Sep 2018 Mekong Sun on request
2. Feb 2019 7. Feb 2019 Mekong Sun on request
2. Mar 2019 7. Mar 2019 Mekong Sun on request
20. Mar 2019 25. Mar 2019 Mekong Pearl on request

Luang Prabang – Vientiane (downstream)

Start End Ship Availability
1. Jan 2018 5. Jan 2018 Mekong Pearl on request
10. Jan 2018 14. Jan 2018 Mekong Pearl on request
5. Feb 2018 9. Feb 2018 Mekong Pearl check rate & cabin
1. Mar 2018 5. Mar 2018 Mekong Pearl on request
30. May 2018 3. Jun 2018 Mekong Sun check rate & cabin
11. Sep 2018 15. Sep 2018 Mekong Sun on request
14. Oct 2018 18. Oct 2018 Mekong Pearl on request
26. Jan 2019 30. Jan 2019 Mekong Sun on request
23. Feb 2019 27. Feb 2019 Mekong Sun check rate & cabin
24. Feb 2019 28. Feb 2019 Mekong Pearl on request

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Mekong River Cruise Vientiane - Luang Prabang

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Mareike Valle

Mareike Valle

Key Account Manager America, Australia, Europe

+49 30 786 000 17
m.valle@cruisemekong.com
From990 $per person

Mekong River Cruise Vientiane - Luang Prabang


Itinerary upstream

Vientiane – Luang Prabang (6 days)

Itinerary downstream

Luang Prabang – Vientiane (5 days)

DAY 1: Vientiane - Embarkation (D)

Pha That Luang in Vientiane

In the afternoon, you will embark on the Mekong Sun, a comfortable Laotian cruise ship. This unique vessel is the first German-Laotian owned river ship with cabins on the upper Mekong. Settle into your accommodating cabin and unpack for a five-day cruise. (Check-in is at 2:00 PM). Shortly after embarkation, your vessel starts for your spectacular river cruise upstream into formerly inaccessible parts of the Mekong river. The night is spent on a beautiful sandbank, surrounded by nothing but pure nature. Enjoy the spacious decks, lounge on board and attend your welcome reception and dinner this evening. A selection of Asian and European food will be provided throughout the cruise.
Overnight: All overnights aboard your boutique river cruise ship. Included meals: Dinner (D)

DAY 2: Wild Nature along the Mighty Mekong (BLD)

Mekong River

Further north you will discover some of the most remarkable, most impressive landscapes of this still-untamed river. The landscape becomes more and more spectacular: hills covered with tropical vegetation, awe-inspiring rock formations along the river banks, and a fascinating array of fast currents and slower river parts. The power of the mighty Mekong will give your cruise the feeling of a real expedition. Enjoy the beautiful views and watch nature’s wonders along the riverbanks before you head north again and stop at a remote sandbank for the night. Overnight aboard the Mekong Sun.

DAY 3: Pak Lay (BLD)

Upstream you will stop at the small riverside community of Pak Lai, known for once possessing many colonial buildings. The purely natural landscape is only broken by the seldom sights of small villages and local herds of cattle. Enjoy the comfort and service onboard: exclusive, yet casual, you’ll share the boat with no more than 26 fellow guests. Overnight aboard the Mekong Sun

Day 4 and Day 5: Tha Deua (2xBLD)

During and after breakfast on board, enjoy the beautiful view and possibly watch local fishermen along the shore. You will see the Mekong ferry crossing at Tha Deua, connecting Luang Prabang Province with the Sayaboury province. After you have passed Xayaburi embankment dam, you will meet the inhabitants of a small village which is regularly visited by our guests and supported by donations. The nights

Overnights: on board. (2x BLD)

DAY 6: Kuang Si – Luang Prabang (B)

The Kuang Si Falls in Laos

A shore excursion will take you to the Kuang Si-waterfalls, some of the most attractive waterfalls in Laos. This afternoon you will reach Luang Prabang, the former royal capital of Laos, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Luang Prabang you will say goodbye to your Lao crew. Check out and disembarkation. This is the end of the trip.
(B,P)

Meals included: breakfast (B), lunch (L), dinner (D).

DAY 1: Luang Prabang - Embarkation (D)

Luang Prabang

In the afternoon, you will embark on the Mekong Sun or Mekong Pearl, a comfortable Laotian cruise ship. This unique vessel is the first German-Laotian owned river ship with cabins on the upper Mekong. Settle into your accommodating cabin and unpack for a five-day cruise. (Check-in is at 2:00 PM).
Shortly after embarkation, your vessel starts for your spectacular river cruise downstream into formerly inaccessible parts of the Mekong river. Enjoy the spacious decks, lounge on board and attend your welcome reception and dinner this evening. A selection of Asian and European food will be provided throughout the cruise. Overnight onboard.

DAY 2: Luang Prabang – Kuang Si (BLD)

The famous Kuang Si Falls

A shore excursion will take you to the Kuang Si-waterfalls, some of the most attractive waterfalls in Laos. Your ship will continue to cruise south between a fascinating array of fast currents and slower river parts. The power of the mighty Mekong will give your cruise the feeling of a real expedition. On the way you will visit an almost forgotten Buddha cave and experience nature on some easy hiking trails. You will spend the night aboard the Mekong Sun or Mekong Pearl on a sandbank, surrounded by nothing but untouched nature.

DAY 3: Tha Deua (BLD)

Today you will pass one of the largest construction projects in Laos, the Xayaburi–dam. During and after breakfast on board, enjoy the beautiful view and possibly watch local fishermen along the shore. We also offer presentations on the history and culture of Laos that you are free to join or relax on deck. Enjoy the comfort and service onboard: exclusive, yet casual, you’ll share the boat with no more than 26 to 28 fellow guests. Overnight aboard the Mekong Sun or Mekong Pearl.

DAY 4: Pak Lay (BLD)

Downstream you will stop at the small riverside community of Pak Lai, known for once possessing many colonial buildings. The purely natural landscape is only broken by the seldom sights of small villages and local herds of cattle. Overnight onboard..

DAY 5: Arrival in Vientiane (B)

Vientiane - The Arc de Triomphe

Enjoy the beautiful views and watch nature’s wonders along the riverbanks before you head towards Vientiane, the capital of Laos. In Vientiane you will say goodbye to your Lao crew. Check out and disembarkation. This is the end of the trip.

From990 $per person

Mekong River Cruise Vientiane - Luang Prabang


Services incl. in the cruise rate:

  • 4 overnights aboard your boutique river vessel Mekong Sun
  • All meals and tour program as per above itinerary
  • Coffee, tea and water during meal times on board
  • All excursions and necessary entry fees
  • Presentations and lectures by your cruise director
  • Transfers from/to Vientiane / Luang Prabang airport or your hotel in town

Not incl. in the cruise rate:

  • Visa fees
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks, tips, personal expenses or not mentioned services of any kind
  • Any flights; Video or photography-fees (if requested during excursions)