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boat from Luang Prabang to Thai border

  • stevebeag

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    20th October, 2007
    Posts: 1

    Hi
    I'm trying to find information about the boat trip from LP to the border. I am interested in obtaining info for either a 1 or 2 day trip. What days of the week do they leave and any idea of costs etc

    Regards

    #1 Posted: 20/10/2007 - 22:48

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  • ionaman

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    21st October, 2007
    Posts: 12
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    hi,

    some advice, take the slow boat. we took the fast boat from the border to LP and happy to be alive. it broke down and slow boat got there b4 us.

    friends of ours got the slow boat and enjoyed it but bring a cussion either way as your ass will be sore as hell!

    later

    #2 Posted: 21/10/2007 - 19:44

  • princessdis-
    aster

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    30th November, 2006
    Posts: 36

    take food - some of the boats don't have any, also (and I'm sure it's only me that's this silly) don't leave anything of value in you backpack in the cargo hold even if you have locked it.

    Fav quote from the Laos Tourist Police "Mmm I think maybe, your fault"

    #3 Posted: 23/10/2007 - 11:12

  • ich40

    Joined Travelfish
    16th October, 2007
    Posts: 4

    Hi,
    i just got a mail from adisak.star@googlemail.com
    The Nagi of Mekong is leaving Luang Prabang Mondays and Thursdays. Its a 2 days cruise and arrives in Thailand at around 5pm the day after. Cost is 3000 THB without accomodation in Pakbeng. Includes 2 lunch and drinks..hope that helps...

    #4 Posted: 25/10/2007 - 18:18

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