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Shompoo Cruise

18/02 Ounkham Road | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 213 189
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Luxury Cruise at an affordable price

We experienced a fantastic professional comfortable 2 day cruise, we stopped off at Pakbeng for 2... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chuckypecks
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Aberfeldy, United Kingdom
Great!

Fantastic guide, we had a great time. The food was excellent and we learned so much about Lao... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Rachel W
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Shompoo Cruise organize 2 days Mekong Cruise from Luang Prabang to Thai border and Vice-versa on board of our comfortable boats.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“huay xai” (28 reviews)
“slow boat” (15 reviews)
“public boat” (9 reviews)
LOCATION
18/02 Ounkham Road | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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+856 71 213 189
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"huay xai"
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"slow boat"
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"public boat"
in 9 reviews
"border crossing"
in 8 reviews
"friendship bridge"
in 7 reviews
"thai border"
in 8 reviews
"pakbeng lodge"
in 6 reviews
"mekong river"
in 25 reviews
"overnight accommodation"
in 4 reviews
"relaxing trip"
in 7 reviews
"chiang rai"
in 6 reviews
"overnight stop"
in 3 reviews
"stretch your legs"
in 3 reviews
"baht person"
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"croissant and pain au chocolat"
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"boarded the boat"
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"comfortable boat"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We experienced a fantastic professional comfortable 2 day cruise, we stopped off at Pakbeng for 2 nights and visited the elephant sanctuary. The staff/guide on the Shompoo cruise were superb and very knowledgeable and the food was first class. Huge thanks to Alex and his...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic guide, we had a great time. The food was excellent and we learned so much about Lao history and culture.

Thank Rachel W
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

I loved this trip, beautiful boat, excellent food, competent captain and a knowledgeable and helpful English/French speaking guide. My only disappointment was that I could not refill my non-disposable water bottle. Most of the waste on board the boat appeared to be from disposable water...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

I traveled with my son and his fiancé through Laos in April This wonderful two day trip was the perfect ending for our amazing two week stay in Laos Travelling upriver in the slower season was delightful Such attentive crew and a very skilled captain...More

1  Thank Linda B
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Reviewed May 8, 2018

We did this cruise four years ago, and this time we brought friends with us and did it again. It was the highlight of our trip! Slow boat going against the current from Luang Prabang to the Thailand border, and we stopped at a village...More

1  Thank Marlowandles23
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

My partner and I spent a wonderful 2 days floating up the Mekong with Shompoo cruise. Picked up promptly from our hotel in Luang Prabang, we were amazed to find that there were only two other travellers on the boat! At first we thought this...More

2  Thank Hfing
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

We decided to take this cruise instead of flying to Thailand. If you are not in a hurry, this is a pleasant and scenic transit option. The relaxing cruise offers decent value and is well organised. The boat holds 100 people but is capped at...More

Thank Balance_bound
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We went on a two day slow boat tour from Luang Prabang to Houayxay. The trip was just awesome. We had a bit of fear that a two day boat trip could be a bit boring but we were totally wrong. The tour guide named...More

1  Thank Martin F
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Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Very relaxing way to see laos. The staff are amazing and so is the food. We did the upriver cruise. Plenty of space to look at the view take a million photos and also nap. A suggestion if your doing one over the weekend you...More

Thank rajthedog17
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Relaxing trip. Restful transition from active schedule in Thailand and active schedule in Laos. Invaluable help in crossing into Laos. Shompoo arranged and paid for transport to hotel in Luang Prabang, Laos. Excellent food, and lots of it. Good guide and crew. We enjoyed the...More

Thank Birdy509
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KimGales
November 16, 2017|
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Response from Francois B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kim we contacted them via their website, they were quite efficient in answering back
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May 30, 2017|
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Response from JdaC0sta | Reviewed this property |
Had no issues to pay straight on the their website . I would contact them directly on their e-mail if problems persist, I had all my doubts quickly clairified by e-mail.
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Ylloh210
March 1, 2017|
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Response from afsl0nd0n | Reviewed this property |
itl eaves from the public boat station about 10 K out of Luang Prabang and will take you to about 4 k out of Houaxai. You could either just get a tuk tuk...no need to book..or book if you like with any travel agent in... More
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