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Monsoon Cruise




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Forget rigid schedules and crowded decks. Laos River Cruises invites you aboard the Monsoon, a cool cat gliding the Mekong with a joie de vivre unlike any other. This 40-meter stunner, with its intimate capacity of 25 guests, promises not just sightseeing but an experience.

You may wonder what set Monsoon Cruise in Laos apart? Well, one thing we mustn't forget is the laidback beats of this Laos river day cuise. Soundtrack your river journey with chill tunes, setting the tone for laid-back conversations and spontaneous friendships. Moreover, the gourmet canapés will allow you to savor the flavors of Lao-fusion bites while sipping top-notch wines. Among the 3 available adventures with Monsoon, you can pick a 1 day Kuang Si Falls & Sunset, Half-Day Pak Ou or Short Sunset Cruise - all are less than a day, so you can really get a glimpse of how charming the Mekong River is.

Ready to trade the ordinary for the exceptional? Embark on the Monsoon Cruise with Laos River Cruises and see Laos like never before. Book your unforgettable journey today to create your best trip!


Onboard menu for gourmets

Ditch the stale sandwiches and soggy chips! Monsoon elevates your onboard dining with mouthwatering Lao-fusion bites. Think succulent lemongrass skewers, delicate spring rolls packed with fresh herbs, and crispy coconut shrimp drizzled with sweet chili sauce. Every dish is a celebration of local flavors, expertly crafted to tantalize your taste buds!

Onboard menu for gourmets

Attentive staff for every guest

With a staff-to-guest ratio of 1:5, you'll be treated to exceptional personalized service. Our friendly and knowledgeable crew are not just sailors; they're your Mekong concierges, anticipating your needs and ensuring every moment is unforgettable.

Attentive staff for every guest

Friendly space for sharing stories and laugters

With the design of comfortable daybeds and sun-kissed decks, you will be able to feel the sun warm your skin, and exchanging travel tales with newfound friends. Monsoon's spacious sundecks and inviting atmosphere are your playground for forging connections that go beyond fleeting tourist encounters.

Friendly space for sharing stories and laugters

Shared adventures & discoveries

Various choices of itineraries allows guests to immerse themselves in the breath-taking nature of Mekong River in their own way. Whether it's stopping to explore a hidden waterfall, sharing a laugh with locals in a riverside village, or simply soaking in the sunset together, these shared experiences weave the threads of an unforgettable social tapestry.

Shared adventures & discoveries


 Air Conditioning


 Mini Bar

 Bottled Water

 Security [24-hour]

 In-room safe box

  Monsoon Cruise Day Tour: Pak Ou

 Destination: Luang Prabang

 Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Witness the sun paint the Mekong River and Luang Prabang's mountains
  • Sail aboard a comfortable and intimate boat
  • Let the gentle sway of the river and breathtaking views wash away your worries
  • Admire the town's French-colonial architecture as it bathes in the golden twilight
  • Create unforgettable memories to experience Luang Prabang


Afternoon today, our driver from Laos River Cruises will meet you at your hotel in Luang Prabang to take you to the embarkation on the cruise in the port of the charming French colonial town – Luang Prabang.

Watch as the sun sets over the region on Monsoon Cruise on Mekong River. The atmosphere during this time is truly magical, and combined with idling on the river on the boutique boat, nothing can really compare.

Return back on land as our driver returns you back to your hotel.

Cruise length: 2 hours

Monsoon Cruise also provide day tours to Kuangsi Falls. If you want to combine this Laos cruise tour with land tours to the surroundings of Luang Prabang, contact us to create your trip FREE!

 Meals: N/A

French colonial town – Luang Prabang
Sun set in Luang Prabang

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".

  Monsoon Cruise Day Tour: Kuang Si Fall & Sunset

 Destination: Luang Prabang, Kuang Si Falls

 Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Dive into turquoise Kuang Si Falls, explore lush trails, or reconnect with nature
  • Learn about moonbear conservation at the rescue center and support their fight for survival
  •  As fiery hues paint the sky, glide back on a Mekong cruise, soaking in the serenity of the river
  •  After an active day, unwind on this leisurely sail back to town, feeling refreshed and revitalized

Day 1 Kuang Si Fall & Sunset Cruise

Begin the journey with Monsoon cruise 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 moonbear rescue center near the falls. Afterward, the driver will take you to the pier where you will enjoy the sunset slow 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 back to your hotel by our driver from Laos River Cruise.

Want to extend your Laos tour and discover more on Laos land? FREE customize your trip  with us now!

 Meals: N/A

Kuang Si Waterfalls
Luang Prabang street

What's Included/Excluded

  • Roundtrip transportation from your hotel
  • 2 hours at Kuang Si Falls or moonbear rescue center (choose one)
  • Sunset Mekong cruise
  • Bottled water on the boat
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees at Kuang Si Falls and moonbear rescue center (optional)
  • Meals & drinks (except bottled water)
  • Personal expenses

  Monsoon Cruise Day Tour: Luang Prabang Sunset

 Destination: Luang Prabang, Nam Ou River, Pak Ou Caves

 Departure date of itinerary: Contact us for details

Highlights of Itinerary

  • Navigate the scenic Nam Ou River, observing local life along the way
  •  Explore the Pak Ou Caves, a pilgrimage site adorned with over 2,000 Buddha statues
  • Gain deeper understanding of Laotian Buddhism & history from your expert guide
  • Unwind on the serene river, soaking in the peaceful atmosphere of the countryside
  • Embark on a fulfilling adventure, returning to Luang Prabang within the day


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

Embark on the Monsoon 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 to Buddhists. It attracts pilgrims from all over the world with its over 2000 of Buddha images of all shapes and sizes. The guide will not only give you some insight of the site about the religion aspect but also cultural and historical ones as well.

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

Check out other Laos cruise trips from Monsoon Cruise such as Monsoon Cruise Day Tour: Pak Ou!

 Meals: N/A

Pak Ou Caves with 2000 of Buddha images
Luang Prabang old town

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".


1. Adjustment of Schedule and Cruise Itinerary:

For all schedule, the crew will try to make sure that the itinerary will be as given to you before the trip. If during the trip, any elements that may pose to be an obstacle for the cruise, the crew will consider for alterations and delays at short notice.

2. Change Point of Embarkation and Disembarkation:

We are not responsible for any extra cost of transferring passengers to and from the reconsidered point of embarkation or disembarkation unless you have purchased a full tour package that includes land services from us. As so, any other reason for changing the points of embarkation and disembarkation cannot regard as a reason for cancelling the booking.

3. Fuel Surcharge:

Fuel costs were calculated based on the average of all passengers’ tickets. If the prices of fuel increase near the period of the cruise by more than 10%. We have the right to impose a fuel supplement fee which equals to the amount that exceeds the prices of our initial offers.

4. Deposit

4.1. For booking with less than 3 cabins

  • 130s prior the departure date: 30% of a non-refundable deposit is needed to confirm the booking. The balance must be made 130 prior to the date.
  • If a booking is made less than 129 days before departure date, full fare payment must be accomplished within 48 hours.

4.2 For booking from 4 cabins and more

  • Please contact us for more details.

5. Cancellation by Us:

In the case of departures where the amount of booked cabins is less than 5 cabins, the departure may be cancelled by the operation team. The cruise’s status will be finalized and notified to you 30 days prior to the departure date. In case of cancellation, we will offer you an alternative cruise or date (subject to availability) or land package. Any surcharges in the alternative option that we give will not be covered by us and we will refund you any decrease in the new total cost of the booking.

6. Cancellation by Customers

6.1. For booking with less than 3 cabins: 

  • Cancellations made 130 days or more prior to departure: charge 30% of total price
  • Cancellations made 70 to 129 days prior to departure: charge 50% of total price
  • Cancellations made less than 69 days prior to departure: charge 100% of total price

6.2. For booking from 4 cabins and more:

  • We will consider the policy case by case for 4 or more cabins.

► If cancellations happen, wire fees and credit card commissions will be subtracted when calculating refunds.

7. Children Price and Extra Bed:

Children under the age of 5 are not allowed on board unless given special permission (kindly contact us to inquire more about this). Passengers from 5 to 18 are welcome on board but each needs to be accompanied with an adult who is fully responsible for their safety and wellbeing. For passengers from the age of 12 and up, full adult rate will apply.

8. Insurance:

Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended. It will help you to get back any loss in case of cancellation of services such as flight tickets, accommodation or any non-refundable payments. Other insurances such as international medical, baggage loss are also recommended.

9.Dietary Needs:

Those who have the need for special dietary should contact us at least 30 days prior until embarkation. We will try our best to provide special dietary needs and request that base on product’s availability.

10. Travelers’ Responsibilities:

All who are on board the cruiser must take responsibilities towards other passengers as well as the crew members. We expect you to review the conditions of the trip itinerary, observe all safety requirements (on board and on excursions) and show proper social behavior to anyone on board.

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