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Nava Mekong

Vat Nong Pier | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 20 59 285 555
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a 4 hour cruise

it is a good experience a cruise on the mekong river. you get to visit the caves and the whiskey... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
A day cruise down Mekong river

We took a 4 hour Nava Mekong cruise and visited whiskey village and Pak Ou cave. Lunch was served... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
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  • Average7%
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“pak ou caves” (42 reviews)
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Vat Nong Pier | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 20 59 285 555

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Reviewed 5 days ago

it is a good experience a cruise on the mekong river. you get to visit the caves and the whiskey village. you pay usd25 for a 4 hour ride and it covers food. the prices are comparative. guide was very professional and spoke in english.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a 4 hour Nava Mekong cruise and visited whiskey village and Pak Ou cave. Lunch was served on the cruise. Very good and well presented food. It was worth visiting Pak Ou cave that has more than 4000 Buddhas. The guide on the...More

Thank mlchee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The overall experience was great, cruising on the Mekong, visiting a small village and the caves, plus eating a very very good meal on the boat. Nonetheless, to go to the caves it took two hours and unfortunately there is no wifi on the boat...More

Thank Margaux L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cruising by authentic local boat through Mekong river was one of the local things to do while you are in Luang Prabang. With Nava mekong cruise, journey became more enjoyable and comfortable for us. We went there for vacations and book this cruise in advance...More

Thank Arvin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first I was not so sure because it was more expensive than other options, but the experience was great. The crew was very cheerful, good was great, the boat was confortable aand the entrance to the caves was included, as a great local lunch!

Thank Ignacio C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on the Nava Mekong river cruise and for $25 it is a great value. The guides were warm and welcoming and seeing the retired buddhas was a worthwhile trip. Additionally the food on the way back was filling and delicious. We had soup, local...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely to be recommended! If you stay at The Villa Maly you will be taken to the boat and back by TukTuk. The boat is in good shape; staff perfectly polite, serving a good Lao meal and drinks. As it is a reasonably priced tour,...More

Thank herward1
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We spent a very pleasant time on the Nava Mekong. It is a clean, comfortable boat which cruises leisurely to the Pak Ou Caves, stopping at a whisky village on the way. Great time out from the "hustle and bustle" of the city, and it...More

Thank 637marg27
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We booked this river cruise via our hotel (Villa Maly). Cost is usd 25 pp but they gave us a 10% discount. It was great value for money!!! Beautiful boat, 4 hs cruising through stunning mekong river with one stop on a small village where...More

Thank geralsimian
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Worth the price! Comfortable way to see the Pak Ou caves, and the Mekong riverside. Well trained staff, well maintained boat, not the best- but good food. The whole trip is well organized. We enjoyed it! The only negative for us, that we asked private...More

Thank Gergely A
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Hi, does the lunchtime cruise allow you to actually enter the caves? thanks!
4 October 2016|
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Response from GM_Laos | Property representative |
Hi Tonybobs7, Thanks for your interest in the Nava Mekong! We have 2 stops during the cruise, we stop at Pak Ou Caves for around 30 minutes, plenty of time to wander through the caves at a leisurely pace. We make sure to... More
How do i book for tommorow? Thanks
19 June 2016|
Response from GM_Laos | Property representative |
Hi Armoone, Thank you for your interest in the Nava Mekong! Unfortunately the Nava is currently out of service for annual maintenance and refurbishment, we will be back with normal operation from the 15th of July 2016... More
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9 July 2016|
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Response from Raphouche |
Bonjour Matapan, Nous ne proposons pas d'autres excursions au-delà du déjeuner et diner croisières. À propos de notre site internet, je ne peux malheureusement pas vous le communiquer par écrit sur Tripadvisor. En... More