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Shompoo Cruise

18/02 Ounkham Road | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 213 189
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Slow Boat cruise

I know everyone loves this boat trip and there is no doubt it is well run but I would have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Little W
Bangkok, Thailand
The best part of our Southeast Asia Trip

We found Shompoo Cruise on Trip Advisor and decided to give them a try. It was a great choice... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Shompoo Cruise organize 2 days Mekong Cruise from Luang Prabang to Thai border and Vice-versa on board of our comfortable boats.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“huay xai” (27 reviews)
“slow boat” (12 reviews)
“public boat” (8 reviews)
18/02 Ounkham Road | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 213 189
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know everyone loves this boat trip and there is no doubt it is well run but I would have preferred to have had the extra days in Luang Prabang. We took the boat upstream from Luang Prabang and I believe it would have been...More

Thank Little W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Shompoo Cruise on Trip Advisor and decided to give them a try. It was a great choice because the cruise was fantastic. Our trip to Laos was in February and we boarded the boat in Huay Xay (at the border between Thailand and...More

1  Thank J B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this via TripAdvisor and decided to book our holiday around it. What a great decision. This was a wonderful, relaxing two days taking in the scenery and lives that make up the Mekong. The boat staff were great and the food served up for...More

1  Thank dcanddp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is a tour agent providing tours along the mekong river. they have boats that will take you as far as thailand. you can book your cruise from this agent. the office is facing the mekong river.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled from from Huay Xay to Luang Prabang 27th April and we are so glad we chose to use this company. Yes this cruise is a little more expensive than the public boats but the cost certainly out weighs the overcrowded boats we passed....More

Thank Jeanene L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We booked our cruise from Huay Xay to Luang Prabang and we would recommend it to everyone who want to enjoy this trip in a relaxed and safe way. The boat is very clean and comfortable, the food was delicious throughout both journeys (Huay Xai...More

Thank JdaC0sta
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We travelled with Shompoo upstream (two days) on our way to Thailand. We enjoyed relaxing and taking in the views along the way and also chatting with fellow passengers. Our boat was very spacious with plenty of room to spread out. The food was amazing...More

Thank Linda196426
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Our photography group booked the Shampoo Cruise. The two days were wonderful with so much to see. The guide was extremely informative and very helpful. It was idyllic with the space on the boat, the seating area, and the wonderful food. The peanuts, corn etc...More

1  Thank Pete532602
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My wife and I recently visited southeast Asia for 5 weeks, traveling to Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam, and this was in our top three experiences from the entire trip! The open-air boat is very simple but comfortable. The crew/owners of the boat were a lovely...More

2  Thank danehoyt
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I agree with the other reviews that Shompoo Cruise offer a great all around experience. We traveled with the company 6th and 7th April. The boat was immaculate and very comfortable. Wong, the guide, was knowledgeable and spoke good English. Catering on board was plentiful...More

1  Thank stephen19602013
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Hi I am having difficulty paying for the cruise through the bcel. How did you pay for the cruise? Thanks
30 May 2017|
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Response from JdaC0sta | Reviewed this property |
Had no issues to pay straight on the their website . I would contact them directly on their e-mail if problems persist, I had all my doubts quickly clairified by e-mail.
How can I find the speed boat from Luang Prabang going north?
1 March 2017|
Response from afsl0nd0n | Reviewed this property |
itl eaves from the public boat station about 10 K out of Luang Prabang and will take you to about 4 k out of Houaxai. You could either just get a tuk tuk...no need to book..or book if you like with any travel agent in... More
Colin B
I have requested abooking for March 23rd 2017 twice but have received no reply from Shompoo. Colin Barnett
17 February 2017|
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Response from Alex C | Property representative |
Dear Colin, I am not sure to have received your email yet. Please resend it directly to info@shompoocruise. From where would you like to start the cruise? Best regards, Alex Chitdara