Inside Vietnam: Cambodia Laos

Mekong River cruising in southern Laos

Explore the idyllic landscapes of southern Laos aboard a converted teak rice barge.

The delightful Vat Phou cruise begins in Champasak and passes through the bucolic 4,000 Islands region, stopping to visit Angkorian ruins and spectacular waterfalls along the way. The converted teak rice barge provides a comfortable and elegant base from which to get to know this picturesque part of Laos, not far from the Cambodian border.

When to go:

Mekong River cruising in southern Laos

located in Champasak

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Interested in this Experience? It is included in this tour:

  • Take a luxurious waterborne journey along the rivers, across the lakes and amongst the islands of beautiful Laos.

    Mekong Boating Adventure

    Beginning in northern Thailand, this itinerary will give you an alternative perspective on Laos, as you travel from north to south along scenic waterways and through spectacular jungle with riverside life unfolding around you. Round off your trip in Cambodia, with the magnificent temples of Angkor.

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    Take a luxurious waterborne journey along the rivers, across the lakes and amongst the islands of beautiful Laos.

Other suggested Boating & Cruising

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  • Sunset Thu Bon River cruise

    Sunset Thu Bon River cruise

    The Thu Bon River in Hoi An once witnessed great trading fleets from across Asia. A more sedate pace is common today; ideal for an evening cruise!

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  • Ninh Binh <i>sampan</i>

    Ninh Binh sampan

    Known as 'Dry Halong Bay', the breath-taking scenery of Ninh Binh is best appreciated from amongst the lily and lotus on the calm waters of the river.

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  • Nam Ou River cruise

    Nam Ou River cruise

    The Nam Ou is a tributary of the Mekong that carves a dramatic path through the mountainous landscapes of northern Laos.

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