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Standard Bus: Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai

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What to Expect
This daily bus goes out every day. Get picked up from your preferred hotel location in the center of Luang Prabang. The bus ride takes approx 18 hours and will drop you off in chiang Mai at Bus Terminal # 3. This is a direct bus that does not stop to pick up but will stop at least once for a 20-30 minute break. 
Pick up point (Luang Prabang) - Your preferred hotel located in the center of Luang Prabang.
Drop off point (Chiang Mai) - Chiang Mai Bus Terminal 3, Wat Ket, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Stops - The bus does not pick up on the way, however, it makes at least one stop for 20-30 minutes.
Toilets - This bus does not have a toilet on board.
Fully Reclining
 seats: Seats are comfortable and suitable for sleeping
Air-conditioner: The bus is fully airconditioned
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took an overnight sleeper bus from Chiang Mai, Thailand to Luang Prabang, Laos. The trip was booked through Bookaway which is an American company. I wondered if they even knew how bad the trip can be. We took a crowded van from Chiang Mai...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Bookawaycom, Manager at Bookaway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, we're sorry to read about your unfortunate experience. Please contact us at support@bookaway.com so we can further investigate this issue with the supplier. Regarding the border crossing - this is not really up to us. Local authorities handle this issue and we don't have...More

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  • Bookaway
  • Duration: 18h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
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