Upper Reaches Mekhong River Cruise Thailand Near Vientiane
Cruise the Mekong River of south east Asia, along the Thai/Lao stretch of the Mekong River border between Thailand and Laos. This classic Asian river boat cruises past towns and villages of the Mekong River. Cruise past villages of the Isaan
people where few tourists have ever cruised before. Cruise with your English speaking / Thai speaking, Mekong River Cruise director Suree or Joon
. Their Asian Mekong River Cruise packages include transfers to and from Nong Khai
, meals, and Asian hospitality with a smile. The Mekong River is the 4th longest river in Asia. In Thailand the Mekong River is known as "Mae Nam Khong
" (Mother River). In Asia it is also spelled Mekhong River. The Mekong River starts in Tibet and flows out the Mekong River delta near Ho Chi Minh City
. More information about our Mekong River Cruise can be gained by phoning Joon in Thaland orSuree
in Australia or her only Thai speaking father Chomsin
ONLINE BOOKING FORM
Mekong River Cruise Thai Tour Package
Meet your Thai Mekong River, English speaking tour guide, at the Nong Khai province town of Nong Khai for pre-boarding drinks and Isaan / Thai snack food. Then by car to a mountain top temple with SPECTACULAR
views over the Mekong River to Lao (Laos) from the newest, popular with Thai tourists, Nong Khai Skywalk
in Thailand near the paragliding launching pad. In the Green Season
we'll have lunch at the spectacularly beautiful Than Thong
Waterfall, up-stream from Vientiane for lunch. It's great to cool off under a water fall or in a rock pool set in a beautiful, tropical jungle environment. Bring your swimming clothes and sun cream. After lunch we cruise down the Mekong past the famous, beautiful Wat Hin Mak Peng
Buddhist river bank temple and the long tail boats plying the Thai Lao boarder crossing at Phra Phutthabat
. Disembark your cruise boat on the south bank of the Mekong River at Si Chiang Mai
, 400 metres directly opposite and south of Vientiane city in Laos. Time will be given to see interesting local markets. From there you're transferred to your hotel in city, ending your perfect day trip from Nong Khai city. The size of the cruise boat, depends on the size of the tourist group booking with a minimum of 4 people. All passengers must wear life jackets while on the water.
TYPES OF MEKONG RIVER TOUR PACKAGES:
- 7,000 baht ($270) pp River Cruise July to October. Includes: Pickup from your Nong Khai Hotel, Temple tour, Skywalk, Lunch at a BEAUTIFUL waterfall which cascades into the Mekong, boat trip down the Mekong to the south bank of the Mekong, Vientiane. 2 days advanced booking required. Minimum of 6 people.
- 4,000 baht
($166) pp Guided Land Tour When The Mekong Is Dry. November to July Includes: Pickup from your Nong Khai Hotel, Guided: Temple tour, Skywalk, Lunch in a rural Thai village, Sightseeing of a big fishing lake on a plateau. "Stairway to the Moon Over the Mekong" spectacular views of the Mekong all the way to Vientiane. Minimum 4 hours advanced notice required.
- 6,000 baht ($200) pp 2 days 2 night guided Cycling, Mountain Jungle Hiking, Fishing (with GUARANTEED catch, Lakeside accommodation package with meals included. Phone Joon: +66 813803187. Minimum 4 hours advanced notice required.
- 300 baht ($10) pp 2 hour guided mountain bike trail ride from Vang Vieng Tower, Plateau top temple in a cave. Options: Down hill only or both up and down. Phone Chomsin: 0836-777-916
Mekong River Cruise Booking Cancellation Policy: Refunds:
Less than one week = $0. 1 to 2 weeks 50%. > 2 weeks 75%Mekong River Cruise Recommendations: Bring camera for video / photos of the Mekong River Cruise. Sunglasses / sunscreen and a hat.
Best Mekong River cruise and tour of North East Thailand / Laos I've been on. Laotian and Thai Isaan culture including spectacular Buddhist temples on mountains overlooking the Mekong River are views you'll want to take photos of. The Isan people on both sides of the Mekong river always have a smile. One of the best holidays in Asia.
Australian: Ben G.