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Mekong Pearl 5 Nights: Impressions of the Mekong (Upstream)

Trip Length

6 Day

Cruises

Mekong Pearl

Price starts (USD)

$2680/Pp

Classic Cabin

Classic Cabin

 7 Cabin(s)

 |   12m²

 |   Double/twin

Classic cabins all are located on the main deck of the cruise with the space of 12 square meter each. The cabins give a warm and inviting feeling for all the guests on board.

Cabin Amenities

  |       Max Rom:  

 Air Conditioning

 Mini Bar

 Toiletries

 Shower

 Bathrobes

 Bottled Water

 In Room Safe

 Hair Dryer

 Slippers

Superior Cabin

Superior Cabin

 6 Cabin(s)

 |   16m²

 |   Double/twin

The superior cabins are on both main and upper deck. Four on the main and two on the upper deck. All of the rooms are fully equipped with modern facilities.

Cabin Amenities

  |       Max Rom:  

 Air Conditioning

 Mini Bar

 Toiletries

 Shower

 Bathrobes

 Bottled Water

 In Room Safe

 Hair Dryer

 Slippers

Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabin

 2 Cabin(s)

 |   22m²

 |   Double/twin

Only two deluxe room on board and each one of them has 22 square meter of space. All are on the upper deck and have their own private balconies and wide window looking out the river.

Cabin Amenities

  |       Max Rom:  

 Air Conditioning

 Mini Bar

 Toiletries

 Shower

 Bathrobes

 Bottled Water

 In Room Safe

 Hair Dryer

 Slippers

  • Overview
  • Full Itinerary
  • Deck plan
  • Policy
  • FAQ's

Overview

Welcome to the Mekong Pearl Cruise, with the perfect combination of traditional and modern beauty on the charming Mekong River. 

The ship's spacious space, 15 cabins spread over 2 floors, gives you a comfortable feeling when resting and playing. The ship was only built in 2017, so it has a modern design, engine and materials to bring you the safest and smoothest travel. You will experience great amenities on the cruise during the journeys such as 10 nights from Chiang Rai - Vientiane, Luang Prabang - Vientiane, Northern Laos or explore the mysterious Golden Triangle area from Luang Prabang.

At Mekong Pearl night cruise on Laos river, you will be able to chill on a large sun deck, relax in the spa room, immerse yourself in the vibrant bar and enjoy delicious food at the restaurant. 

Join Lao River Cruises to experience these top amenities now! For more private tours, contact us to tailor your own trip!

Highlights

Spacious cabins with luxurious wooden design

Possessing 2 floors with 15 cabins, Mekong Pearl Cruise gives you a comfortable living and playing space. The large wooden design makes the ship more luxurious, classic and warmer. You will feel comfortable at home when resting on the Mekong Pearl Cruise. The highlight of the ship is the bar area and spa room for you to relax and the spacious sun deck to capture every moment of the breathtaking nature on the Mekong River.

Spacious cabins with luxurious wooden design

Laos culinary specialties

During the journey on the Mekong Pearl Cruise, visitors will enjoy typical Lao dishes meticulously prepared by chefs with unforgettable flavors such as Laap, Tam Mak Hoong, Or Lam, Khao soi... You will also enjoy sumptuous BBQ parties with European and Asian dishes.

Laos culinary specialties

Laos dance performance and Baci friendship celebration

It will be a wonderful experience when you see artists from many different ethnic groups performing traditional dances. Artists here have used graceful dance and music to portray a picture of the nation's cultural and spiritual life. During the Baci friendship celebration, your friendship will be bonded by fun dances and beautiful smiles. This is also a good opportunity to make new friends on this exciting journey.

Laos dance performance and Baci friendship celebration

Facilities

 Spa

 Restaurants

 Tours

 Smoking Area

 Air Conditioning

 Bar

 Shower

 Rooftop Sundeck

 En-suite Bathroom

  Mekong Pearl 5 Nights: Impressions of the Mekong (Upstream)

 Destination: Vientiane, Salakham, Ban Don Saingam, Xayaburi Dam, Kuang Si Falls, Luang Prabang

 Departure date of itinerary: View Departure Dates

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Highlights of Itinerary

  • Visit valuable historical sites in the capital Vientiane
  • Discover the wild beauty and cool atmosphere of the Mekong River
  • Enjoy delicious food amidst peaceful nature
  • Explore the ancient town of Luang Prabang
  • Admire one of Laos' largest dams providing electricity - Xayaburi Dam

Day 1 VIENTIANE EMBARKATION (D)

This afternoon, Laos River Cruises gives you a chance to explore the embarkation point in Vientiane on your own. Check-in your cabin and have some rest from the heat as the ship commences its journey.

Along the way, there are endless precious opportunities for you to capture these breathtaking sights by the river with untouched nature at its fullest. The peace and calmness it brings also are a good setting for you to meditate, enjoy a book, or simply just be for a while.

Later in the evening, join in with other passengers in the restaurant to feast on the Asia / European cuisine prepared by experienced staff.

 Meals: Dinner

Mekong River
Vientiane

Day 2 WILD NATURE ALONG THE MIGHTY MEKONG (B, L, D)

As the Mekong Pearl Cruise makes its way on the river, there are many opportunities to admire the unique sights of the surroundings and the people living by the shore. The further the sail the more incredible the scenery is. Take in the true green jungle on the towering landscape as you escape from the concrete ones.

Overnight on board.

 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Mekong River
Scenery and life around Mekong River

Day 3 CRUSING - SALAKHAM (B, L, D)

Continue north toward the town of Luang Prabang. Admire the spectacular rock formations and the green wild forest covering the grounds. Have a chance to see and participate in life at the village of Salakham. Return back on board then we resume the journey up north against the age-old current of Mekong River.

Overnight on board.

 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Luang Prabang street
The village of Salakham

Day 4 BAN DON SAINGAM (B, L, D)

After breakfast, we start the day at Ban Dom Saingam. Leaving the ship and by foot, we will hike to the secluded cave which is reserved only for the passengers on board. On the way, get yourself lost in the tranquil atmosphere with some callings from cattle and the herders as they navigate them toward the feeding ground.

Enjoy a BBQ dinner on a spot by the river. Overnight on board.

 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ban Dom Saingam
BBQ dinner on cruise

Day 5 XAYABOURI DAM (B, L, D)

While enjoying the breakfast, you can take in the gorgeous sights by the river and maybe catch a village doing laundry. Today’s highlight is one of Laos’ biggest dams that provide electricity all around the country – Xayabouri Dam.

Then an afternoon visit to a hill tribe that is supported by the cruise. Enjoy the final dinner on board this evening. 

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 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Xayabouri Dam
Small village in Laos

Day 6 KUANG SI – LUANG PRABANG (B, L)

Today excursion is for all nature lover with a journey to the sapphire waterfall of Kuang Si. Start with a short tuk tuk ride to the entrance. Start a short hike up to reach the fall and by the trail, you can find all kind of plants and insects. Admire the fall, and if you are so inclined, take a short dip in the lagoon before going back on board for lunch.

Afternoon today, we make the way to the bank of Luang Prabang. Check-out of the cruise and you will be transferred to your hotel or the airport in Luang Prabang.

 Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Kuang Si Waterfalls
Luang Prabang old town

What's Included/Excluded

  • 5 overnights aboard your boutique river vessel Mekong Pearl.
  • All meals and tour program as per above itinerary.
  • Coffee, tea and water during meal times on board.
  • All excursions and necessary entry fees.
  • Presentations and lectures by your cruise director.
  • Transfers from/to Vientiane / Luang Prabang airport or your hotel in town.
  • Flights.
  • Meals and services other than those noted in the itinerary.
  • Visas for Laos.
  • Laundry, telephone calls, and personal expenditures.
  • Gratuities for guides, drivers, porters, boat crew, and personal, non-itinerary services.
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks other than mentioned.
  • Personal Insurance.

Mekong Pearl Cruise in Laos - Deck Plan

MEKONG PEARL CRUISE POLICY

General conditions

  • For group bookings, passengers must provide us a rooming list 2 weeks before the begin date.
  • Rates are subject to change without prior notice. The total cost is calculated based on the fuel’s price and other factors like exchange rates, etc. In case of these price exceeds over 10% of the original cost, we retain the right to impose a supplement to the rate that we agreed upon confirmation.
  • We reserve the right to cancel a departure 30 days prior to the embarkation date if the amount of confirmed passengers is insufficient for operation. In such case, we will suggest an alternative option for cruising or land package. If none of the option suits with your schedule, then we can give you the refund. 
  • Mekong River Cruises reserves the right to cancel a cruise departure until at latest 4 weeks before embarkation if less reservation than the applicable minimum number of passengers are made. In such a case all payments are refunded by Mekong River Cruises.

Individual and small group bookings payment conditions

  • To make a booking, a 30% deposit is required. The remaining payment must be paid 60 days prior to the beginning date of the cruise.
  • We reserve the right to charge interest of 5 % per month on overdue bills.
  • We are not responsible for extra charges like bank fees for international transactions or 3-4% of processing fee for payments by credit cards.

Individual and small group bookings cancellation policies

  • Cancellation before 130 days prior to the start of the cruise: 30 % of the total rate
  • Between 70 and 129 days prior to the start of the cruise: 50 % of the total rate
  • Between 40 and 69 days prior to the start of the cruise: 75 % of the total rate
  • Less than 39 days prior to the start of the cruise: 100 % of the total rate

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