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Luang Say’s custom built luxury river boats offer a unique opportunity to learn more about life and nature along the legendary Mekong River. Travelling from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang, or from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai, each of the three boats is 34 metres long and has a 40 person capacity. Every cruise has both a French and English speaking guide. During the cruise, guests will spend one night at the Luang Say Lodge.

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Rates from 379 USD/person for a 2D1N cruise between Houeisay-Pakbeng-Luang Prabang or vice versa
(based on 2 persons sharing the same room at Luang Say Lodge in Pakbeng)

Find the Secret Cruise to suit you
A cruise on the Mekong River is not to be missed. With a choice of 1 and 2 night cruises up and down river to and from Luang Prabang we are sure there is cruise to suit every itinerary. Contact the Secret Retreats concierge on to plan and book your Laos itinerary and Mekong River cruise.



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Your Host and The Team

“These 2-3 day cruises combine nature and culture into a unique travel experience along the banks of the Mekong River.”




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  • Bungalow
  • Bungalow
  • Bungalow
Each bungalow features large open air-windows that look out over the Mekong River and mountains, and spacious bathrooms. Wooden walkways through lovely gardens link all the rooms to the restaurant and bar area.

Facilities and Highlights


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Facilities and Highlights

  • Luang Say Cruise & Lodge highlight
  • Luang Say Cruise & Lodge highlight

  • Breakfast: Served buffet style on Luang Say Lodge’s expansive teak terrace with stunning mountains views
    Lunch: Buffet style lunch served onboard with a selection of Laotian starters and main courses, and fish and meat dishes
    Dinner: A Laotian buffet dinner served on Luang Say Lodge’s open air terrace overlooking the Mekong River
  • Discover along the Mekong some traditional villages and itness the daily life of ethnic minorities. Visit the Cave of Thousand Buddhas in Pak Ou.

Useful Information

Cruising Areas: Mekong River (Northern Laos)
Length: 34 m
Beam: 7.50m
Number of rooms in the lodge: 20
Annual Docking: June
Time zone: (GMT+07:00) Bangkok
Currency accepted: USD, LAK
Electricity voltage: 220V
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Boarding decks are Huay Xai in the North and Luang Prabang Old Town in the South.


“The luxury river boats travel along the Mekong between Luang Prabang and Huay Xai, with a stop for the night in the Lodge in Pakbeng. The 2-day cruise is a rich and colorful experience to discover Laos.”
Kim, the discoverer.

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