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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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Wounderful experience

We were a group for joining Nava, we choose evening time which start from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. It was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
A entertaining and joyful experience

Nava Mekong provides everything you need for a boat trip on the river.The trip that I personally... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hong Kong, China
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The first dining cruise on the Mekong in Luang Prabang, the Nava Mekong offers passengers a leisurely lunch cruise or sunset dinner cruise. Both feature a delicious set menu of traditional Lao fare. The Lunch cruise travels as far as Pak Ou Caves, with a visit to an ethnic minority village. Guests of the dinner cruise enjoy the sunset and dance performance provided by local villagers in traditional Lao costume.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch cruise” (24 reviews)
“pak ou caves” (43 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group for joining Nava, we choose evening time which start from 4:30 to 7:30 pm. It was a good experience for us to be relaxing with friendly staff and good service with a friendly price. Of course you can make a reservation...More

Thank S-Cerdic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nava Mekong provides everything you need for a boat trip on the river.The trip that I personally went on was the trip to the Pak Ou Caves. The boat has a range of products you can buy, including Lao coffee and tea. Coffee and tea...More

Thank munchkinmama
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The best boat u can see on mekung river. A good local lunch Nice and helpful waiters Tips: The wisky in the local village is a must buy.

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Nice cruise. Good service and fine meal on board. Spectacular views along the river Mekong. Also visit of a village and a cave included.

Thank Dirk V
Reviewed 22 May 2017

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.

1  Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 20 May 2017 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 18 May 2017

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 14 May 2017 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

1  Thank Arvin S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 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 25 April 2017 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
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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
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