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    Day 3: 10 night Pandaw cruise the length of Laos
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    Day 7: Climb past the Emerald pools of the Kuang Si Waterfalls
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    Day 9: Morning Alms procession in UNESCO Luang Prabang

From £3,879 pp incl. UK flights


The Mekong River feels like a constant companion as you travel through Laos and the first class L’Indochine Pandaw is the first river expedition since pre-war days to cross all of Laos. You'll visit the Captial, Vientiane and UNESCO Luang Prabang, but the joy of this cruise is the easy access to the rural river heartland set deep amongst mountains and protected by rapids and gorges. A real river boat adventure.

Day 1: Depart on your overnight flight to Vientiane

Day 2: Private transfer to your choice of hotel for 1 night in Vientiane

Day 3: This morning board the Pandaw Champa for the 10 night cruise. Afternoon city tour

Day 4: Cruise the Mekong passing lush jungle scenery and tiny riverside villages

Day 5: Follow the Mekong on its lazy journey to the French administrative town of Pak Lai

Day 6: Walking tour of Khamo tribal village. Pass through Xanyaburi hydro-electric dam

Day 7: A full day visiting tribal villages, Kuang Si Waterfall and overnight Luang Prabang

Day 8: Morning walking / tuk tuk tour of Luang Prabang. Afternoon free to explore

Day 9: Witness early morning alms procession and cruise north to Pak Ou Caves

Day 10: The Mekong becomes more vigourous as squeezed between towering limestone hills

Day 11: Morning Khamo village walking tour. Cruise through stunning scenery to Thai border

Day 12: Cruise upriver to Golden Triangle. Cross into Thailand at Chiang Sean town

Day 13: Transfer to Chiang Rai. Afternoon tour. Evening flight home or add nights in Thailand

Day 14: Arrive home

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