Thursday 8th of November 2018 until Monday 30th of September 2019
Vat Phou Cruise - 3 Days / 2 Nights - from $1035* per person (with Exotic Holidays).
Former wood ferry boat, the Vat Phou boat is now fully restorted as a luxurious cruising floating Hotel. Step aboard the Vat Phou Cruise for a 3day Mekong River journey that starts and finishes in Pakse. During the cruise explore the Wat Phou temple ruins as well as several other ancient temples near the river banks. View the region’s largest waterfalls, Khone Phapeng and spend some time on Khone Island in the 4000 Island area.
Day 1: Pakse - Champassak - Vat Phou (L/D) Depart from Pakse to Champassak aboard a local long tail riverboat through mild rapids and sand banks arriving for lunch at Champassak. Enjoy a guided tour of the mysterious pre-Angkorian 10th century temple of Vat Phou. As dusk falls cruise down-river, enjoying the tropical sunset on the deck. Enjoy dinner and dock for the night alongside a remote Laotian village.
Day 2: Huei Thamo - Oum Moung Temple - Khong Island (B/L/D) Set sail for the village of Huei Thamo, only a few minutes’ walk away from the spectacular hidden forest temple of Oum Moung. After, cruise further south to Khong Island. Stop at Ban Dua Tae and visit this traditional Laotian Village where the traditional way of life has not changed in centuries. Back on board for dinner under the stars, serenaded by the songs of the buffalo toads.
Day 3: Ban Veuthong-Khone Pha PengPakse (B,L) Cruise to the small village of Ban Veuthong where we will board a small long-tail boat to Khone Island. Return to the main land for lunch. Take a minivan to Khong Pha Peng waterfall, “the Niagara of the East“, close to the Cambodian border. We return to Pakse, arriving in the afternoon.
Includes: Accommodation for 2 nights onboard cruise, meals as per itinerary, transfers and sightseeing as indicated, local English speaking guides and entrance fees
Conditions: * It is our policy to present the cost of our flights & holidays inclusive of all airport and government charges. Please accept however that these charges are not within our control, therefore we reserve the right to pass on any increase. Travel agent professional service fees where charged, will be additional to the advertised prices.