Vat Phou Cruise Laos

Cruise Line: Vat Phou Cruise
Ship: Vat Phou Cruise

Vat Phou Cruise Laos

The Vat Phou Cruise Downstream / Nov 11 - Apr 12,  3 days     LAO-S-01A
CABIN / ONBOARD (LAOS) - CABIN / ONBOARD (LAOS)

Day 1     Pakse - cabin / onboard (Laos) (Lunch: Meal on board The Vat Phou Cruises Dinner: Meal on board The Vat Phou Cruises ) * No local guide *
     
Aboard The Vat Phou Cruises (Downstream), day 1 of 3
After meeting at the Sinouk Coffee House in central Pakse at 09h30 a.m. we transfer you to a longtail riverboat for your 2.5 hour journey to Champassak. Upon arrival and check in on board Vat Phou boat, lunch is served on the deck. The highlight is the Vat Phou ruins the majestic pre Angkorian 10th century temple complex and boat namesake. Visiting the museum at the ruins site, walk up to the highest temple and experience the best panoramic viewpoint. As dusk falls, we transfer you back to the Vat Phou boat before sunset observed from the deck. A set menu dinner is served on board and the boat docks for a night at BAN MUANG.
Overnight in cabin / onboard (Laos).

Day 2     cabin / onboard (Laos) (Breakfast: Hotel / Lunch: Meal on board The Vat Phou Cruises / Dinner: Meal on board The Vat Phou Cruises ) * No local guide *
     
Aboard The Vat Phou Cruises (Downstream), day 2 of 3
Breakfast is on board as we set sail for the village of Ban 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. The second stop in late afternoon is at BAN DEUA TIA where you can walk through this small Laotian village to observe a traditional way of life. A set menu dinner is served on board and the boat docks for a night at BAN DEUA TIA.
Overnight in cabin / onboard (Laos).

Day 3     cabin / onboard (Laos) (Breakfast: Hotel / Lunch: Meal on board The Vat Phou Cruises ) * No local guide *
     
Aboard The Vat Phou Cruises (Downstream), day 3 of 3
While you breakfast on the deck, the Vat Phou boat cruises to the small village of BAN DONG VEUTHONG where you board a small boat to meander among the 4,000 Islands to Don Khone Island. You will visit the old French railway and walk across the bridge that links Don Khone and Don Det Islands. We continue on the boat back to the mainland for lunch at a local restaurant in a small fishing village, Ban Xieng Di, on the banks of the Mekong. A bus transfers you to the historically significant Khone Pha Pheng waterfall, the Niagara of the East, close to the Cambodian border. We bring you back to Pakse for the end of cruise experience, arriving around 16h00 p.m.


*    Departures are on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

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