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Timings : 5:30 PM to 9 PM

Time Required : 4 to 7 hours

Entry Fee : 30 USD to 50 USD per person for sunset cruises.

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Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang Overview

The Mekong, the largest river in SE Asia, flows through Luang Prabang and other destinations. Taking river cruises in the Mekong River is one of the most popular tourist activities for people visiting Luang Prabang city in Laos. Sunset cruises, slow boat trips on the river for other destinations and general boat trips on the Mekong river are recommended activities for the tourists.

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Best time

The best time for the Mekong cruises in Luang Prabang is from October to February after the monsoons are over and the weather is ideal for boat trips.

Mekong Cruise Tours

Sunset tours - The sunset tours are the most popular among all the trips in the Mekong in Luang Prabang. A boat tour would take you through beautiful villages surrounded by greenery, ancient monuments like pagodas the agriculture of Mekong Island, followed by a cruise past wats, pagodas, and palaces. You can visit fishing villages, observe silk weaving, visit local family homes and experience the country life of Laos in these tours apart from witnessing gorgeous sunsets at the Mekong.

The tours are available in English and might include snacks, drinks, or even dinner, depending on your tour package chosen.

Slow boat tours - There are non-motorized small wooden boats that can be rented for around 4 USD and a speed boat for about 5 USD per hour. There are private as well as group tours, and sometimes you can combine the river cruise with other water sports in the river like Kayaking, paddleboarding, swimming and sailing. These slow boat tours can be taken to commute between the two cities as well, which gives a unique experience in the Mekong River.

How To Reach Mekong Cruise Luang Prabang

The pier is located in the old town of Luang Prabang. You can reach there on foot in about 20 minutes. If you are based outside the city centre, you can get there by renting a tuk-tuk for about 6 to 8 USD per person for a one-way trip that can be shared.

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