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Unique Experiences:
  • A short visit to the famous Chiang Rai White Temple.
  • Chill in the sleepy border town of Pak Bang.
  • Relax on the slow boat as you cruise down the might Mekong river.
  • Discover the natural beauty of the Northern Thai and Laos countryside.
Participants:

Up to 16 travelers may book this trip. This trip departs with a minimum of 2 travelers.

Trip Length: 3 Day(s) 2 Night(s)
Type of Transportation:
  • Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong by Van
  • Chiang Khong Hotel to Thai-Laos Border by Taxi
  • Thai-Laos Border to Huay Xai Pier by Taxi
  • Huay Xai to Pak Bang by Slow Boat
  • Pak Bang to Luang Prabang by Slow Boat
Type of Accommodation:
  • 1 Night in Chiang Khong at Nomad Guest House or similar
  • 1 Night in Pagbang at BKC Hotel or similar
Physical Rate: 1/5
Age Policy: Adults: 12 to 99 years of age
Children: 6 to 11 years of age
Infants: Prohibited
Child Policy:
Infants are free of charge when sharing a bed with their parents
Included in Price:
Meals: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
Accommodation: 1 night at local guest house, 1 night at standard hotel
Transportation: Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong by Van, Chiang Khong Hotel to Thai-Laos Border by Taxi, Thai-Laos Border to Huay Xai Pier by Taxi, Pak Bang to Luang Prabang by Slow Boat
Miscellaneous: English-speaking local station guide at Thai-Laos border
Excluded from Price:
  • Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
  • Tips for drivers and local station guides

Map

Itinerary

Day 1 - From Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong
You will be picked up between 9:00 and 9:30 from your accommodation, where you will depart for Chiang Khong by van. You will have a brief 20 minute stop at the magical White Temple in Chiang Rai along the way and expect to arrive in Chiang Khong around 15:00. You'll check-in to your accommodation and spend the rest of your evening exploring the sleepy border town of Chiang Khong.

Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Nomad Guest House, or similar
Transportation: Chiang Mai to Chiang Khong by Van


Day 2 - From Chiang Mai to Pak Bang
Breakfast will be served at 7:00 and at around 7:45 you will head towards the Thai-Laos border crossing by taxi where you will exit Thailand and enter Laos. A local station guide will escort you at the border and help you along the way. Once you reach the Laos side of the border, you'll head to the pier by taxi where the slow boat will depart at around 10:30. Stock up on snacks and sweets beforehand and bring some games and get prepared for an enjoyable slow ride - welcome to Laos! Expect to arrive in Pak Bang at around 17:00, where you will be met by your local station guide (look for a sign with your name) who has arranged your accommodation in Pak Beng.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: BKC Hotel, or similar
Transportation: Chiang Khong Guest House to Thai-Laos Border by Taxi, Thai-Laos Border to Huay Xai Pier by Taxi, Huay Xai to Pak Bang by Slow Boat


Day 3 - From Pak Bang to Luang Prabang
Today begins early as you leave Pak Beng on the slow boat and head downstream to Luang Prabang, a journey which will take around 8 hours. The boat departs at around 9:00 and you'll cruise along the Mekong River where you'll have plenty of time to relax and take in the sights at a serene pace. You will arrive at the Luang Prabang ferry port around 17:00. Time to enjoy the beauty of historical Luang Prabang!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Transportation: Pak Beng to Luang Prabang by Slow Boat

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