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The Vat Phou Cruises
Country:
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
City:
Pakse
Duration:
5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category:
Waterways
Price Per Person

THB 37,250
 
Package Itinerary

 

 

Vat Phou Cruise Package

 

 

 

 

SEASON VALIDITY PERSON/ MINIMUM 2 PERSONS
HIGH 01 NOV 14 - 30 APR 15 37,250.-
01 OCT15 - 31OCt  15
GREEN 01 JUL 15 - 31 AUG 15  34,490.-
LOW 01 MAY 15 - 31 MAY 15 33,500.-
 

 

*** NO CRUISE OPERATION IN JUNE 2015***

 
CRUISE ITINERAY    
Day 1: Pakse  Friday
  Arrival Pakse, The River Resort at Champasak(30kms from Pakse). Free day at leisure and Overnight  
Day 2: Pakse / Champassak / Vat Phou Saturday
  Breakfast at The River Resort and then transfer by car to the Sinouk Coffee House in central Pakse at 9:30am, we transfer you to a longtail riverboat for your 2.5 hour journey to Champassak. Upon arrival at the Vat Phou boat, we help you to your cabins to unpack then serve lunch on deck. The highlight of the afternoon is the Vat Phou ruins - the majestic pre-Angkorian 10th century temple complex and boat's namesake. You have time to visit the museum at the ruins site, walk up to the highest temple and take as many photos as you would like. As dusk falls, we transfer you back to the Vat Phou boat for a chance to enjoy the tropical sunset on the deck. Dinner is served on board, while the boat docks for the night alongside a remote Laotian village.  
Day 3: Huei Thamo / Oum Muong Temple / Khong Island Sunday
  Breakfast is on board as we set sail for the village of Huei Thamo. This is a small village a few minutes walk away from the mysterious hidden forest temple of Oum Muong. Afterwards we rejoin the boat to continue our cruise southwards. Lunch is on the deck, while leisurely sailing closer to the wild paradise of the "4,000 Islands" Late afternoon we disembark from the boat to walk through Ban Deua Tia, a small Laotian Village where the traditional way of life has not changed in centuries. Our day's cruise finishes at the most northern tip of Don Khong, the largest inhabited island in the river archipelego. After dinner, the evening is yours to relax and enjoy.  
Day 3: Don Khone / Pha Pheng Waterfall / Pakse Sunday
  While you breakfast on the deck, the Vat Phou boat cruises the Mekong to the small village of Ban Veuthong, where you board a small boat to meander among the 4,000 Islands to Khone Island. You will visit the old French railway and walk across the bridge that links Khone and Det Islands. We continue on the boat back to the mainland for lunch at a local restaurant in a small fishing village, Xieng Di, on the banks of the Mekong. A bus transfers you to the historically significant Pha Pheng waterfall, "the Niagara of the East", close to the Cambodian border. We then bring you back to Pakse for the end of the cruise experience, arriving around 5.00-5.30 pm. Transfer to The River Resort and overnight  
Day 4: Pakse / Champassak  Monday
  Breakfast at Hotel  
  Free day at  Leisure then Transfer to Pakse  Airport for your departure  
     
PRICES INCLUDE:
 
  • Pick-up from Pakse Airport to The River Resort
  • Transfer from The River to Meeting point & the pier in Pakse or v.v.
  • 2 Nights at The Rever Resort at River Front Room with Breakfast
  • 2 Nights accommodation on board.
  • Meal plan as mentioned in the program ( 3 lunches, 2 dinners, 4 breakfasts )
  • 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.
  • Transfer from The Rever Resort to Pakse Airport
 
PRICES EXCLUDE:
 
  • Air Ticket
  • Visa approval and fees for Laos.
  • Other drinks and meals not mentioned in package.
  • Other personal expenses.