Mekong Sun - Cruising in the Mekong River, Laos

Cruising Unexplored Regions of the Mekong on a Laos Vacation

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The magnificent Mekong River connects incredible cities, untouched villages, and near-uncharted jungle territory. On your Laos vacation, travel in style on board the Mekong Sun, a 14-cabin boutique river cruiser, with numerous departures from 5 to 11 days.

There are few natural wonders like the Mekong River, and the Mekong Sun is a boutique ship perfectly calibrated for travel on this mighty river. With only 14 cabins, each with wood-paneling, hardwood floors, air conditioning, en-suite bathrooms and French balconies, the vessel offers ample privacy and also the opportunity for casual interaction with fellow travellers. Enjoy a cocktail while taking in spectacular views of the surrounding countryside from two viewing decks. Delicious Laotian as well as international food is served on board.

Goway offers 3 cruise programs aboard the Mekong Sun.

Mekong Sun - Exterior, Mekong River, Laos
Mekong Sun sailing along the Mekong River

6-Day Laos Adventure Boutique River Cruise

The 6-day program aboard the Mekong Sun begins and ends in Luang Prabang, a charming city in Laos with a vibrant café culture, and home to hundreds of saffron-robed monks who collect alms each morning. You will moor two nights on a remote sandbank and three nights near Luang Prabang, exploring natural and sacred sites such as the Kuang Si Waterfalls and Pak Ou Caves, and meeting local villagers, schoolchildren, and craftspeople.

6-Day Laos Adventure Boutique River Cruise

8-Day Laos Revealed Boutique River Cruise

The 8-day program travels the Mekong from Chiang Rai in Northern Thailand to Luang Prabang. Included on this journey is the chance to explore the Golden Triangle and opium trade museum, ride a longtail boat up to a remote Khmu village, and visit an elephant conservation camp near Pak Beng.

8-Day Laos Revealed Boutique River Cruise

Local Fisherman, Mekong River, Laos Thailand
Local fisherman along the Mekong

11-Day Mekong Adventure Boutique River Cruise

The full 11-day program travels between Chiang Rai and Vientiane, and includes all the treasures of the 8-day program plus the chance to visit tribal villages south of Luang Prabang. Stop in at the bustling market town of Pak Lai and explore the highlights of Laos’ capital city Vientiane.

11-Day Mekong Adventure Boutique River Cruise

For more information, please call 1-888-469-2950 or visit

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Asia General Manager - At age 20, Diane set off to backpack the world as a solo woman traveller. She spent a year travelling through Asia, Australia, and the South Pacific, only to return home for a brief respite before spending 2 years travelling overland from Guadalajara, Mexico down to Rio, Brazil – making every stop in between. Diane has since retired that backpack but not her passion for travel. She’s made a career out of telling people where to go, and continues to traverse the globe. She’s been to all 7 continents and more than 75 countries.

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