Cruising along the Mighty Mekong

  • Day 1 - Overnight Flight

    Upon arrival at Vientiane Airport, you'll meet your guide before transferring to the finest hotel in the city - Settha Palace.

  • Day 2 - Vientiane

    In the morning, you'll be transferred to the jetty for the start of your luxurious river cruise.

    The trip begins with a visit to the golden Pha That Luang Stupa, Sisaket Temple and the President’s Hall, before moving onto Wat Prakeo Temple and the Phatouxay monument.

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 3 - Mekong River

    Cruise upstream on the Mekong, passing lush jungle scenery and tiny riverside villages. On board, enjoy a presentation on the Lao language as well as a cooking demonstration. Arrive in Ban Xanakham to moor overnight.

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 4 - Pak Lai

    Have a leisurely morning on board, soaking up the beautiful scenery as your float along the Mekong.

    This afternoon visit to the French administrative town of Pak Lai home to many French colonial buildings and a bustling local market.

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 5 - Ban Park Bor Village

    Morning visit and walking tour to the Khamo tribal village, a typical village, set on the banks of the Mekong amidst lush jungle. In the afternoon pass through the Xanyaburi Hydro Electric Power Plant.

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 6 - Ban Mouang Khai Village

    In the morning visit a Hmong village and continue upstream to the settlement of Ban Mouang Khai.

    Enjoy some sightseeing and visit the jungle pools and dramatic Kuang Si waterfall then on to a butterfly garden. Arrive in the heart of the temple city of Luang Prabang, the jewel in Laos' crown.

    Luang Prabang has a buzzing night market, lively bars and some quality local restaurants.

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 7 - Luang Prabang

    In the morning explore by tuktuk this well-preserved and unique world heritage site with its many Buddhist temples, libraries and former Royal palace.

    Visit the National Museum and have the afternoon free to explore the beauty and unique atmosphere of Luang Prabang on your own.

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 8 - Pak Ou Caves

    Early morning walking tour to see the daily alms offering to the local monks, then on to explore the unique Pak Ou Caves and ethical Elephant camp, a Buddhist sanctuary with spectacular limestone cliff faces.

    You'll have sunset cocktails on a sandbank before sailing upstream towards Ban Bo.

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 9 - Pak Beng

    Morning visit to a local Khamo village. Sail upstream on the Mekong passing Pak Beng towards Pak Sit.

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 10 - Ban Houayxay

    Early morning walking tour in a Khamo village then cruise through stunning scenery to the border of Laos and Thailand. The night is spent on the Lao side in the Huayxay area where you'll take a late afternoon village walk.

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 11 - Chiang Saen

    Cruise upriver to the Town of Chiang Saen for the border crossing into.
    Here you'll have Farewell cocktails and a performance of traditional Thai dancing on board for your last evening.

    Includes: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

  • Day 12 - Chiang Saen

    You'll disembark in Chiang Saen and visit the fascinating opium museum, before heading to your hotel in Chiang Rai.

    Includes: Breakfast

  • Day 13 - Overnight Flight

    Chill out in Chiang Rai before transferring to the airport for your onward flight home.

    Includes: Breakfast

From From £3950pp

Price includes

  • Flights included
  • In destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodation
  • Food and drink where mentioned