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Mekong River

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Address: 05000, Laos
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Nagi of Mekong comes through 100%

After vetting several slow boat vendors I selected Nagi of Mekong to take our group from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang in a 2D cruise and overnight at Pak Beng Sanctuary Lodge. I am... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After vetting several slow boat vendors I selected Nagi of Mekong to take our group from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang in a 2D cruise and overnight at Pak Beng Sanctuary Lodge. I am glad I chose Nagi. I asked for a lot within our budget. 1. Private transfer from our hotel in Chiang Rai, including baggage 2. Transfer from... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the 2 day slow boat down the Mekong from the Thai border to Luang Prabang. Booked from Chaing Mai. Trip is very well organised. From Chaing Mai to Chaing Rai there is a lunch stop (you pay for this). Then stop again for 20 mins in Chaing Rai to see the White Temple. Continue to the border town and... More 

Thank Kerry G
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this was the best thing about our trip through laos and cambodia. the slow boat trip to luang prabang. day 1 : hotel pickup (pay extra) to chiang khong chiang khong to huay xai - 42 usd (laotian visa) huay xai to pakbeng we stopped en route at a khmong village. the walk was enchanting. we chose to stay at... More 

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East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

While visiting Luang Prabang in 2012 and having watched the slow boats arriving and leaving which looked like a good experience we decided that one day we would return and do the trip from Houay Xai to Luang Prabang. We had heard rumors of the river being dammed soon in this region so we decided in December this past year... More 

5 Thank John W R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Our cruise was arranged by Nagi of Mekong and we are very happy with the service provided by this tour company so we highly recommend them. Very prompt & professional communication when arranging via email. Nice comfortable boat & the tour guide Sai & the rest of the boat staff were so nice. I was provided vegan options which were... More 

2 Thank Ru E
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Whether you go downstream ( most favoured way) or upstream less popular and slower, the trip on the Mekong between Huay Xay and Luang Prebang is a great way to get into the slower pace of Laos, or as a nostalgic moment of parting gateway to the bursting energy that is Thailand. If your boat is not full then move... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Very impressed with the Mekong and the boat trip. It's a huge fast flowing river, even outside rainy season which does make it a brown, mucky colour but just its presence is awesome. Not a great deal to see, other than foliage around the banks and hillside with the north bank hardly populated at all. It's an awesome river.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

We travelled from Chiang Kong in Thailand to Louangprabang in Laos over a leisurely 2 days. Very relaxing and excellent value and organisation by Adisak of Nagi of Mekong.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our experience with Luang Say Cruise. We were met at the Immigration Office by Luang Say's representative Kee (easily identified by a sign and uniform) who ensured smooth processing for everyone to cross from Chiang Khong into Laos. After a couple of short bus trips to complete the border crossing, we left Huay Xai for two great... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We took a boat for 2 hours boat trip on the river. It's nice to see from-the river side the banks. You can see people work the tiny fields on river banks . Fishermen fishing and more. It's a nice quiet trip. Worth it We decided to skip the PAK Ou caves as per recommendations.

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