Vat Phou Mekong Cruise 3 Days

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Welcome to Vat Phou Mekong Cruise 3 Days

This Tour starts and finishes on Pakse. In both itineraries the cruise will stop and visit majestic UNESCO World Heritage Vat Phou ruins and Pha Pheng waterfall. It’s one of the highest temples in the country. Especially, we can see Ban Deua Tia - a small Laotian Village where the traditional way of life has not changed in centuries. During journey, cruise passes through most of historical monuments, which close to the Cambodian border. It’s a good occasion to know more about traditional culture and customs in small fishing village.

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12 m2 Twin Bed

Free cancellation

All board - meals included

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Inclusions & Options


  • 3 days cruise with stops and visits as mentioned in the program with English speaking guide.
  • 2 nights accommodation on board.
  • Meal plan as mentioned in the tour program.
  • Coffee, tea & drinking water on board and 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 Pakxe or v.v.
  • Other drinks and meals not mentioned in package.
  • Other personal expenses.

Booking Policy & Child Policy

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 45 days prior to departure: 10% of total price
  • From 45 days to 30 days prior to departure: 50% of total rate
  • From 29 days to 8 days prior to departure: 75% of total rate
  • Less than 8 days prior to departure or No Show: 100% of total rate

Child Policy

  • Child age 2-12 years old discount 50% when sharing room with parents. Infants (under 2 years old) are free of charge.

Full Itinerary

Day 1: Pakse / Champassak / Vat Phou

After meeting at 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.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Vat Phou Cruise

Day 2: Huei Thamo / Oum Muong Temple / Khong Island

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 Temple. 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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Vat Phou Cruise

Day 3: Don Khone / Pha Pheng Waterfall / Pakse

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 17.00-17.30 pm.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: NA

Important Notes

  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.
  • No both cruises operation in June.
  • The meeting point is at Sinouk Coffee House in Pakse at 9.30a.m., so please be there in time.
  • High season: on day 1 downstream & day 3 upstream cruises, 2 groups will have lunch the
  • same timing on board but lunches are organized separately in lower and upper decks.
  • Please bring a jersey or a jacket as it can get cool on the boat from October to December.

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Cruise Overview

  • Launched in: 2016
  • No of cabins: 0
  • Cruises level: Mekong Delta Cruise
  • Destination: Pakse
  • Operated by: Vat Phou Mekong Cruise 3 Days

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