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Activities: Motor-boating

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Good trip, great views, nice way to travel

We ended up doing this trip as we messed up a bus journey from Huay Xai to Luang Namtha and couldn't have been happier with the result of our mistake. The boat was really comfy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We ended up doing this trip as we messed up a bus journey from Huay Xai to Luang Namtha and couldn't have been happier with the result of our mistake. The boat was really comfy and quick (only 5.5 hrs to the first stop and 6 hrs the next day to Luang Prabang), toilet was better than expected and no... More 

Giethoorn
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We enjoyed a two day relaxing journey on the Nagi of Mekong. Everything was well organised and started already in Thailand where we were welcomed and assisted to fulfil the formalities required to cross the border with Laos. Despite some negative comments about crossing the border between Thailand and Laos we did not experience any difficulties. A bus took everybody... More 

New Zealand
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93 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

First we had no problem communicating with Mr Star and easily booked our trip on line, payment was on the day of departure and in Thai Baht, cash. We flew to Chiang Mai (international) then after a few days made our way to Chiang Khong where we stayed a night (on the Thai side of the Mekong). Early next morning... More 

Vientiane
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We started in Muang Sing, Luang Namtha in NW Las and drove to Xieng Kok (site of new bridge) across from Myanmar where we hired a longboat and travelled through pristine wilderness and ethnic villages with stops to Ban Mom near the Golden Triangle. Hired another boat to Ton Phaeng to oivernight at a cheap but clean guesthouse, From here... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Other travellers complained about the uncomfortable river boats they travelled on for 2 days between Huay Xai and Luang Prabang. For little extra cost than the "backpacker specials" the mid range cost Nagi of Mekong boat was great. The seats were soft with headrests, an excellent lunch was provided free each day, with tea and coffee available all the time.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

We took a boat from Luang Prabang to the caves which are situated on Mekong River. The caves have more than 4000 statues in all sizes of Buddha. It takes about 1.5 hours & it is very much worth doing the trip. Opposite the caves there is avery good restaurant with stunning views.

Brussels
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This could be a great trip. You travel on a nice comfortable boat and the lunches are excellent. However, in Pak Beng you do not stay in the hotel that is advertised on he website but get dumped in an absolutely lousy place (altough it was low season and all the hotels in Pak Beng had plenty of rooms available).... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My family of 5 took this cruise to Luang Prabang and it was really wonderful. Nagi of Mekong was the cheapest cruise operator I could find, which concerned me a bit, but they did a wonderful job. The food was great, the boat was comfortable, and the scenery often breath taking. The other passengers were all very friendly and interesting... More 

Toronto, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We just came back from our two week visit to Laos & Vietnam. My Way Travel’s associate Kevil helped us organize the trip and we were extremely pleased with the outcome. Traveling as two couples, we were a bit uncertain whether or not all our individual “travel needs” could be met- but the itinerary planned was simply wonderful. Our accommodation... More 

Australia
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We are currently holidaying in Asia (yet again!!!) and yesterday we were talking with a group of fellow travellers about past memorable experiences and we both agreed that this (Nagi of the Mekong) rated right up there with the most We do not know if it is still operating but if it is we would highly recommend it. We know... More 

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