• Mon to Sat: 8.30 am - 5.30 pm

Mekong Smile Cruise

Launched

2013

Length

45 M

Price starts (USD)

$55/Pp

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Overview

Embark on an intimate 1-day journey down the mighty Mekong River with Mekong Smile Cruise, a locally owned and operated experience known for its warm hospitality and authentic Laos charm.

Our spacious yet cozy day cruise on Laos river welcomes up to 50 passengers aboard, ensuring personalized service while still offering ample room to connect with fellow travelers and soak in the breathtaking scenery. Embrace the traditional spirit of Laos amidst the open-air lounge on Mekong Smile Cruise, where a wooden canopy shields you from the sun while allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the river's mesmerizing panorama.

As you glide down the water, savor delicious onboard lunches, refreshing teas and coffees, and stay hydrated with complimentary water. For those seeking a little extra indulgence, a selection of soft and alcoholic beverages is also available for purchase.

Hop on to enjoy the magic of the Mekong and create unforgettable memories with Laos River Cruises! Quickly take your Laos trip today!

 

Highlights

Feel-like-home comfort on Mekong Smile Cruise

Not only providing guests with tasty meals, Mekong Cruise also offers refreshing teas and coffees. And for those seeking a touch of indulgence, a curated selection of soft and alcoholic beverages awaits. The staff onboard is the cherry on top, taking care of every guest to any help they need. Let Mekong Smile Cruise nourish your body and soul, leaving you with a cherished taste of Laos that lingers long after your journey ends.

Feel-like-home comfort on Mekong Smile Cruise

Spacious Open-Air Lounge

Unwind and reconnect with nature in the heart of the vessel. The expansive open-air lounge of Mekong Smile Cruise is the social hub of the cruise, offering panoramic views of the Mekong River as it snakes through lush landscapes. Imagine sinking into plush cushions, basking in the warm sunshine, and sharing stories with fellow travelers as the world drifts by.

Spacious Open-Air Lounge

Handcrafted wooden furniture

Every detail on Mekong Smile Cruise is thoughtfully designed to enhance your comfort and appreciation for Laos' rich culture. Handcrafted wooden furniture adds a touch of warmth and authenticity, while traditional Laotian music permeates the air, weaving a subtle yet evocative soundtrack to your journey.

Handcrafted wooden furniture

Facilities

 All Meals Included

 Shuttle Service

 Tours

 English

 Private entrance

 Wooden/parqueted flooring

 Life Jackets

 Sunlounge

 Bottled Water

  Mekong Smile Cruise Day Tour: Luang Prabang Sunset

 Destination: Luang Prabang

 Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Soak in the serenity of the river and mountains in Luang Prabang
  • Admire the French-colonial charm of Luang Prabang
  • Relax on a charming boat, designed for your best experiences
  • Savor the magic of the Mekong, the gentle sway of the boat & more

Day 1 SHORT SUNSET CRUISE IN LUANG PRABANG

Afternoon today, our driver will meet you at your hotel in Luang Prabang to take you to the embarkation on the Mekong Smile Cruise in the port of the charming French-colonial town – Luang Prabang.

Watch as the sun sets over the region and make their way back home between the mountain surrounding the quaint town. The atmosphere during this time is truly magical and combined with idling on the river on the boutique boat, nothing can compare.

Return on land as our driver of Laos River Cruise returns you to your hotel.

The Mekong Smile Cruise Day Tour: Luang Prabang Sunset ends here.

If you want to tailor a 100% free itinerary for your next trip, please contact us to assist you.

Cruise length: 2 hours

 Meals: N/A

Luang Prabang-the tranquil ancient town
Take the golden moment of the Mekong river on cruise

What's Included/Excluded

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (in Luang Prabang center).
  • Boat trip as per itinerary.
  • Bottled water.
  • Meals & drinks not mentioned.
  • Insurances
  • Tips & gratuities for crew and driver.
  • Surcharges if any (increasing of fuel charges, admission fee, Christmas & New year with prior notice).
  • Other services not mentioned in "inclusion".

  Mekong Smile Cruise Day Tour: Pak Ou

 Destination: Luang Prabang, Pak Ou

 Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Cruise lush landscapes, watching local life unfold along the banks
  • Discover thousands of Buddha images in Pak Ou Caves
  • Gain cultural and historical understanding from your expert guide
  • Soak in the peaceful atmosphere away from the bustle of daily life
  • Visit Luang Prabang for an exploration of Laos' spiritual heart

Day 1 HALF DAY PAK OU CRUISE

Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel today to embark on the Mekong Smile cruise trip to Pak Ou Caves – 25 km from Luang Prabang.

Embark on the cruise, the ship will navigate its way through the Nam Ou River as you observe the life along the riverbanks.

Pak Ou Caves are popular not only among travelers but especially among Buddhists. It attracts pilgrims from all over the world with its over 2000 Buddha images of all shapes and sizes. The guide of Laos River Cruises will not only give you some insight into the site about the religious aspects but also its cultural and historical ones as well.

After an hour, return on board to return to Luang Prabang for the day. Leaving the boat, our driver will take you back to your hotel.

The Mekong Smile Cruise Day Tour: Pak Ou ends here.

If you want to tailor a 100% customized free itinerary for your next trip, please contact us to assist you.
 

 Meals: N/A

Tourists visit the Pak Ou Caves from cruise
Town along Nam Ou River - the natural beauty

What's Included/Excluded

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (in Luang Prabang center).
  • Boat trip as per itinerary.
  • Pak Ou Caves entrance fee.
  • Bottled water.
  • Meals & drinks not mentioned.
  • Insurances
  • Tips & gratuities for crew and driver.
  • Surcharges if any (increasing of fuel charges, admission fee, Christmas & New year with prior notice).
  • Other services not mentioned in "inclusion".

  Mekong Smile Cruise Day Tour: Kuang Si Fall & Sunset

 Destination: Kuang Si Falls

 Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Dive into turquoise waterfalls, explore lush trails in Kuang Si Falls
  • Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of Laos' landscapes
  • Visit the moonbear rescue center and learn about them
  • Capture fiery hues of the Mekong River as it reflects the setting sun

Day 1 KUANGSI FALL & SUNSET CRUISE

Begin the journey today at around 11:30 AM from your hotel in Luang Prabang by road.

You can have 2 hours of fun exploring the landscape, take a dip into the aquamarine water, or visit the moon bear rescue center near the falls. Afterward, the driver will take you to the pier where you will enjoy the sunset slow Mekong Smile cruise back to Luang Prabang.

After an active day, a leisurely voyage back to the town is the perfect way to finish the adventure.

Return to your hotel by our driver of Laos River Cruises

The Mekong Smile Cruise Day Tour: Kuang Si Fall & Sunset ends here.

If you want to tailor a 100% customized free itinerary for your next trip, please contact us to assist you.
 

 Meals: N/A

Tat Kuang Si Bear Rescue Center - Give Love to Bear in Luang Prabang
Gorgeous Sunsets of cruising to Luang Prabang

What's Included/Excluded

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (in Luang Prabang center).
  • Boat trip as per itinerary.
  • Kuangsi fall entrance fee.
  • Bottled water.
  • Meals & drinks not mentioned.
  • Insurances
  • Tips & gratuities for crew and driver.
  • Surcharges if any (increasing of fuel charges, admission fee, Christmas & New year with prior notice).
  • Other services not mentioned in "inclusion".

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