Day 1: Pakse / Champassak / Wat Phou
Meet guide at Sinouk Coffee House in Pakse at 9:30am and transfer to a longtail riverboat for a 2.5 hour journey to Champasak.
Arrive at the Wat Phou Boat and check into your cabin to unpack before being served lunch on deck.
In the afternoon visit the historical and UNESCO World Heritage Listed Wat Phou Temple where you have time to explore the temple in depth as well as visit the museum at the site entrance.
Return to the Wat Phou Boat at dusk to enjoy sunset on the deck followed by dinner.
The boat docks for the night at a remote Lao village.
Day 2: Huei Thamo / Oum Muong Temple / Khong Island
Enjoy breakfast on board as the boat departs for Huei Thamo Village.
Huei Thamo Village is a small, picturesque village a short walk from the forest hidden, atmospheric Oum Muong temple.
Return to the boat and continue cruising down the Mekong passing beautiful scenery.
Lunch is served on board as the cruise gently approaches intricate archipelago of the 4,000 Islands (Si Pan Don).
In the afternoon, disembark and discover the traditional, small Lao village of Ban Deua Tia by foot where you gain a great insight into Lao life, culture and history.
The cruise finishes the day at the north of the largest inhabited island; Don Khong where guests can explore or relax in the free time after dinner on board.
Day 3: Don Khone / Pha Pheng Waterfall / Pakse
As you enjoy breakfast on board, the Wat Phou boat departs from it's port at Don Khong and cruises to the small village of Ban Veuthong. Here you will be transferred to a smaller boat enabling a deeper exploration of the 4,000 Islands and it's waterways to Khone Island.
Visit the old French railway and bridge connecting Khone and Det Islands.
Back on the smaller boat, cruise back to the mainland for lunch in a small fishing village called Xieng Di on the banks of the Mekong.
From here, transfer by bus to the ‘Niagara of the East'; Pha Pheng waterfall on the Lao/Cambodian border before heading back to Pakse for the end of cruise experience.
Arrive in Pakse at approximately 4:00pm.
- 3 daysf cruise with stops and visits as mentioned in the program with English and French speaking guide.
- 2 nights accommodation on board.
- Meal plan as mentioned in the tour program.
- Coffee, tea & drinking water on board and during meals.
- Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
- Services of qualified crews during the cruise.
- Group insurance.
- Visa approval and fees for Laos.
- Transfer from hotel / airport to pier in Pakse or v.v.
- Other drinks and meals not mentioned in package.
- Other personal expenses.