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Banana Boat Tours

Ban Aphai | opposite the Aussie Sports Bar, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 260 654
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Drive to Nongkiau, river cruise and Hill tribe visits

We booked a two night visit to Nongkiau with Emmy. We were picked up and taken to her store to pay... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TKCollins
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Canmore, Canada
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Very Expensive daytour, but nice, check out another compagny

First of all we are sorry to experience that a daytrip like BB04 daytour to Kuangsi waterfall with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melitta K
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Better Boat Trips on the Mekong. Welcome to Luang Prabang, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and convergence of the Mekong and Khan Rivers. There are many sites to visit around this beautiful town and the best way to explore is by boat. Our trips include the highlights, Kuangsi Waterfall and Pak Ou Caves, along with other interesting stops, and the ever popular sunset cruise.
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“pak ou caves” (11 reviews)
“life jackets” (4 reviews)
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Ban Aphai | opposite the Aussie Sports Bar, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked a two night visit to Nongkiau with Emmy. We were picked up and taken to her store to pay where she asked if the driver could bring a few friends along for the first hour as they were attending a wedding. We obliged...More

Thank TKCollins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all we are sorry to experience that a daytrip like BB04 daytour to Kuangsi waterfall with The Bear rescuecenter, the Butterfly farm and the Or pak ou Cave can be bought for just 45 dollars just next to our hotel. Their name is...More

Thank Melitta K
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We took the banana Boat up the Mekong River to see the Kuang si Falls. This was all booked online before we left. This was very well organised and a relaxing way to see the country areas of Luang Prabang. We visited a monastery and...More

1  Thank dac55
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We booked the BB04 all day tour starting with the Kuang Si Waterfalls, then the Butterfly park, followed by a boat trip up the Mekong to the Pak Ou caves and stopped at the Whiskey (&Weaving) Village on the way back. It was a lot...More

Thank Dave K
MekongQueen, Owner at Banana Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Thank you Dave, glad you enjoyed this tour, a lot in one day but great for time poor. Mr Phet is not a guide but our driver, who fortunately speaks English and has a great personality. We try to have him on this tour but...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

This past trip was my first adventure to Luang Prabang and it was amazing. Emi and her team took us on the boat trip to the waterfalls with a unique experience. You are able to see river life as well as view some of the...More

2  Thank IslandSunfish
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Visiting the Tai Leu weaving village was one of the most memorable experiences of my travels in Southeast Asia: it felt very authentic and the kindness/hospitality of the staff and villagers blew me away. Our driver, Phan, picked me up right on time from my...More

1  Thank Shoelick
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I booked a day to see the falls in advance of my arrival in Luang Prabang as I wanted to make sure to have the private boat ride to the falls on the specific day I had available. The booking process went smooth, and I...More

Thank Ono O
MekongQueen, Owner at Banana Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Thank you for your review. Due to logistics, it is difficult to include the village fees for the temples, as the temple ticket booths are far away from the boat and the boat captain goes from one temple to the other. For the lunch, yes...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017

Emi Weir and her amazing guides showed us the very best of Luang Prabang from recommendation on hotel to river trips and unusual finds. Have her show you the cotton villages and the superb weaving of the native Lao women. And, don't forget to ask...More

Thank stephanieSeattle
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful day out on the Mekong River. It was our first day in Luang Prabeng and a wonderful way to start. We were collected at our hotel by tuk tuk and taken straight to our own boat for just the four of us. They had...More

Thank 758gillianm
MekongQueen, Owner at Banana Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thank you. I'm glad your girls enjoyed the truck, although we can arrange alternative transport for those who may find it a little difficult, it is a fun way to see the countryside.

Reviewed 24 February 2017

We booked this through email with Emi for 60$ for 2 adults and 2 children. I was very happy with the prompt responses and ease of booking. The cruise included a pick up at our hotel which was a bit out of town (for which...More

Thank SGZZ13
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From Luang Prabang it is a nice overland trip to Vietnam to Dien Ben Phu and then Sapa. Luang Prabang - Nongkhiaw by road. Nongkhiaw to Mueang Kua by boat and then from Meuang Kua bus to Dein Ben Phu, where you overnight and... More
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