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44/3 Ban Vat Nong | Khem Khong Road, Luang Prabang, Laos
+856 20 59 285 555
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Ranked #23 of 142 Restaurants in Luang Prabang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian
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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Description: The first dining cruise on the Mekong in Luang Prabang, the Nava Mekong offers passengers a leisurely lunch cruise or sunset dinner cruise. Both cruises feature a delicious menu of traditional Lao fare, served by staff in authentic dress. The Lunch cruise travels as far as Pak Ou Caves.Guests of the dinner cruise enjoy the sunset and live entertainment provided by local villagers who dance in traditional Lao costume.

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NZ
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We did this cruise, the boat is fine, the itinerary is fine. - About an hour down river, then turned around so the sun sets behind the boat. But beyond the nibble starters, we found the dinner menu not appealing. We only ate about half of it, and had supper back at My Dream resort. (Yes, we are pretty well... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The meal as such was fine,however was only part of the trip. This was a trip on the Mekong river visiting a local village and the Budha Caves. The trip was very rushed allowing us only 20mins at the village. An hour would have been more suitable as time did allow for it.!!! We arrived at the Budha caves during... More

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

this is a must do ,the pickup was on time from resort ,then onto boat and away you go at a nice pace ,gorgeous views and then the meal ,endless coffee and water along the way and finished with some local dancing on the bank of the river ,quite a memorable experience

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed wonderful boat dinner in the evening at Mekong river, but next day, we had the same boat for Mekong river cruise with lunch which was the exactly same menu. So we did not enjoy the lunch. The staff were so friendly and a boat was very good condition.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My friend and I did the evening cruise with Nava Mekong. We were served nibbles, dinner and dessert. Coffee, tea and water were included but note that any other drinks - including alcohol - are an additional cost. We were able to see the sunset on the river, as well as some of the life along the edges of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

A lovely way to spend the morning cruising along the river, enjoying the beautiful views of Laos. We also visited a local village and the Pak Ou caves along the way! The food was great and the staff were really friendly. Would recommend doing this if visiting Luang Prabang for a few days.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

An excellent way to spend half a day cruising the Mekong, soaking up the authentic atmosphere, watching the local way of life and seeing some wild life too. Lots of photo opportunity too. The service and staff were wonderful. Very hospitable. Our guide was lovely, Bernice. She was very informative and caring of her passengers. It was not expensive and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

the boot tripp was nice. relaxed and with a nice view. we booked veggi food and as usual there was no special veggi food they had to improve. it was good, but when you pay 25$ we wanted to get our own veggi meal not just an additional omlett!

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Very attentive service as we relaxed on the Mekong. A great way to get a different look at Laos and the two stops at the village and caves were well timed. The quality of lunch was a very pleasant surprise, very flavoursome and some Lao dishes we had yet to try. Highly recommended, one of the most relaxing and enjoyable... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

It was an over cast evening, and there were only three guests so neither the sunset nor the atmosphere was great- but not much they could do about that! The cruise was pleasant but if you arrived by the boat it doesn't add anything. However, the food was average and pretty flavourless although plentiful, the drinks overpriced and the service... More

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Address: 44/3 Ban Vat Nong | Khem Khong Road, Luang Prabang, Laos
Phone Number: +856 20 59 285 555
Location: Asia  >  Laos  >  Luang Prabang Province  >  Luang Prabang
Cuisine: Asian

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