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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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The boat trip is great, we took the upstream one leaving from Luang Prabang. Nice clean boat and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Oscar C
Laos by Mekong

I booked this cruise to Pakbeng (2 one ways actually) at the last minute after arriving in Luang... read more

Reviewed 2 days 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.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“slow boat” (14 reviews)
18/02 Ounkham Road | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed yesterday

The boat trip is great, we took the upstream one leaving from Luang Prabang. Nice clean boat and good food/drinks. Our host Wong was great: polite, good english, always helping with more stories and information. That is the good part of the story. We booked...More

Thank Oscar C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I booked this cruise to Pakbeng (2 one ways actually) at the last minute after arriving in Luang Prabang. I wanted to see life on the river without going all the way to the northwestern Lao/Thai border. I was also able to spend two full...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great way to travel to Luang Prabang and to see this part of Northern Laos. The scenery is beautiful and often we were the only boat in sight. Very comfortable way to spend two days. It did rain part of the time...More

Thank LK_Arlington
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went on a two day cruise up the Mekong to Huay Xai. The boat was very clean and it felt like a bit of luxury travelling on the Mekong. All the staff were very friendly. Our guide spoke excellent English and French and was...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I loved our trip on Shompoo from Luang Prabang to Huay Xia. The guide was so friendly, the boat was clean and comfortable, and the food was fantastic. The visit to a village was not creepy (didn’t feel like the people were...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Backpacking through the Philippinesand then through Thailand we decided that the only way to cross over into Laos would be by boat. We had heard the horror stories about the cramped public boat, packed with young backpackers drinking through the whole 2 day journey to...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with people from all over the world, the guide on this tour was very attentive and knowledgeable. The facilities on the boat was very comfortable and spacious. Don't expect much from the accommodation it's very basic. I definitely enjoyed it...More

Thank Francois B
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Was worried 2 days , how boring could that get ? How wrong was so relaxing and enjoyable watching the world.go by , the food was great , the guide who name other than he traveled down from the boarder near China escapes me ,...More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Took the 2 day slow boat from Houayxay to Louang Prabang with Shompoo Cruise and it was one of the best decision ever. The comfort level of the boat is probably the best of all the slow boats that we saw on the Mekong River....More

1  Thank Chun Yin L
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We felt pampered the entire trip - what a comfortable way to travel! The ship is lovely and very spacious (even with 40 I think). They opened up part of the roof so that we could relax in the morning sun. It was just the...More

Thank Katinka v
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Response from Francois B | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kim we contacted them via their website, they were quite efficient in answering back
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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.
1 March 2017|
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Response from TravelGG75 | Reviewed this property |
I would not advise you to use the speed boat it is rather dangerous and very unconfortable, you 'd better buy the cruise in two days which is a very pleasant moment. First night stop in the jungle and second day you arrive... More
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