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Mekong River

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Address: 05000, Laos
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$85.00*
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Vientiane Day Trip by Bike Including Tad Moon Waterfall
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$64.00*
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Laos Cuisine Cooking Class in Vientiane
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$51.00*
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Half-Day Vientiane City Bike Tour

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LuangSay Cruise upriver

I am writing a review here as I couldn't find any specific reviews for LuangSay cruises unfortunately but because we really enjoyed our trip with them, I wanted to share or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am writing a review here as I couldn't find any specific reviews for LuangSay cruises unfortunately but because we really enjoyed our trip with them, I wanted to share or experience. We were on the first trip up river in July and there was only four of us on board, so plenty of space to spread out and enjoy... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

3 days & 2 nights of boating up the Mekong River from Luang Prabang to Houayxay. Meeting minority villages, staying at Kamu and Luang Say Lodges and learning about the everyday life for people living on the Mekong. The Kamu long boat was small, comfortable and smooth and the guide, Tong, was fantastic! The luang say boat was a lot... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Probably, the best part to enjoy Luang Prabang at first is staying at Mekong River view hotels. In the morning, you hear locals prepare their days and get to feel like you are living in Laos not staying at a hotel. While Nam khan river side allows you to have more quietness. You can mix your stay. In terms of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We took the Slow Boat from the Thai border into Laos. The slow boat is a great way to travel, and offers some time to relax and enjoy the beautiful nature. You will make a stop for the first and second night before arriving in Luang Prabang.

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Rayong, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 271 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Starting in the Tibetan Plateau and running through Yunnan Province in Southern China, the Mekong flows through Laos before continuing its 4000-odd kilometer journey to Thailand, Cambodia and eventually Vietnam, where it empties itself into the South China Sea through the vast network of the Mekong Delta. The Mekong is a vital natural resource to Laos, providing river transport for... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

We traveled the Mekong for two days and one night, from Houay Xai, too Luang Prabang, Stopping at Pakbeng overnight and two small villages on route. Our boat was owned by Nagi of Mekong and was just perfect. There was only eight of us on the boat, It was very well organised and the crew members were friendly and very... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

We booked with Nagi of Mekong and perhaps paid more than others. We learned while aboard there were several companies that ran this trip. Only 12 of us aboard so plenty of room. Took downriver from Houay Xai to Luang Prabang, stopping at village and Pak Ou caves (4000 Buddhas). Family run boat, they cook in back. Good food and... More 

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Thanks to TA reviews I was prepaid for the slow boat down the river. We were with a small group travel tour company so they made all the arrangements. It was a great way to see rural life along the Mekong. We made several stops along the way and our guide was able to explain rural life, things we saw... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We were not sure what the boat would be like, having been on one in Cambodia which was quite basic, but marvellous food and very interesting stop overs. The accommodation in the cabins is classified as basic, but it is fairly good.Two single beds, they are a little hard but that is personal preference, good air con, a good shower... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

We had a positive experience on the Mekong River. Although we were there less than one short day as it was a 'means' to get to our destination, I would highly recommend it. I think both Thai and Lao people are both helpful, kind and so nice. I have heard a few horror stories but we didn't (male and female... More 

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