LAOS – Luang Prabang – River Sun

New boats in Luang Prabang (opened in 2022), with different models and formats offering lunch cruises to Pak Ou caves and sunset cruise.

Theme

Cruise & River Cruise

Country - City

Laos - Luang Prabang

Price Level

$$$

Description

River Sun, launched in 2022, offers cruises to Pak Ou Caves and sunset cruises.
The boats are new and nicely decorated, with beautiful furniture. It’s an excellent option to enjoy a lunch cruise to the caves or a sunset cruise in the evening on the Mighty Mekong River in a luxurious and relaxing way.
River Sun has several vessels of different sizes, that can accommodate small groups or bigger ones.

The boats depart from the Xieng Thong Pier and go down the Xieng Thong Palace stairs. Life jackets and safety equipment are present on board.

1 drink is included for each guest (private or join-in cruise).

Service Boat Max. Capacity Meal
Pak Ou Cruise (Join-In) Xiengthong Boat 6 Lunch not included
Lunch Option ($$) available
Pak Ou Cruise (Private) Classic Yacht 30 Lunch not included
Lunch Option ($$) available
Lao Yacht 20
Thai Yacht 15
Xiengthong Boat 6
White Royal Boat 4
Black Royal Boat 4
Sunset Dinner Cruise (Join-In) Classic Yacht 6 Dinner (included)
Sunset Cruise (Private) Classic Yacht 30 Dinner not included
Dinner Option ($$) available
Lao Yacht 20
Thai Yacht 15
Xiengthong Boat 6
White Royal Boat 4
Black Royal Boat 4

 

Selling points

  • Comfortable and stylishly decorated – a great way to cruise the Mekong.
  • Several different itineraries – Pak Ou (with or without lunch), Sunset with Dinner
  • Possibility to charter the vessel for groups.
  • Different sizes of boats available (30pax, 20pax, 15pax, 6pax, 4pax).

Facilities

Bar

Restaurant

Terrace

Disabled Facilities

No disable access

Pros

  • New boats with nice furniture and set up.
  • Different sizes available (30pax, 20pax, 15pax, 6pax, 4pax).
  • 2 different options to suit the travelers (pak ou lunch cruise or dinner cruise)
  • Sunset cruise can be booked with or without dinner.
  • Choice between western menu and Asian menu.

Cons

  • Pak Ou cruise only max capacity 6pax in small boat
  • Sunset Dinner cruise starts early, dinner served around 6pm (may not fit for all markets)

Important notes

  • The guide must check the menu for potential allergies of the guests.
  • Transfer to the pier is not included.
  •  Cancellation policy:
    – Any change a date received within 5 days prior to arrival date will be uncharged
    Failure to arrive on the booking date it will incur a charge 100%
  • All the bookings need to provide a 50% deposit.
  •  Child Policy:
    – Child under 5 years of age can join in the boat without charge
    – Child 5 – 10 years old can join in the boat with 50% charge

Contact

  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: +856 71 212 399 – +856 20 5992 9699
  • Ban Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang