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Culinary Cruises on the Mekong

Embark on a culinary lunch or dinner cruise with the stunning Mekong and its lush landscapes to accompany your meal. For a more casual affair, hop on-board a sunset cocktail cruise and admire the natural beauty of the river with chilled beverages and snacks in hand. Celebrating a special occasion with your special someone? Our Romantic Package includes a first-class view of the Mekong river, flowers for her, bubbly, and candlelight to set the mood.

From rich and savoury sauces, to light and refreshing bites, to tangy sweet and sour, to kicks of spice, your taste-buds can expect to be tantalized and your bellies satisfied. Indulge in delicious Laotian cuisine while enjoying professional on-board services, a friendly atmosphere, and the magic of the Mekong river.

Nava Song

20m Custom Slow Boat

4 - 6 Guests

Cruise Capacity

2hr & 3hr

Culinary Cruises

Nava Thip

45m Custom Slow Boat

40 Guests

Cruise Capacity

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Additional Information

Choice of Culinary Cruise

Mekong Lunch Cruise (Max. 4 adults on Nava Song)

Enjoy a leisurely Mekong Lunch Cruise while cruising on the Mekong.

Mekong Dinner Cruise (Max. 4 adults on Nava Song)

Enjoy a leisurely Mekong Dinner Cruise while cruising on the Mekong.

Sunset Cocktail Cruise (Max. 6 adults on Nava Song)

Enjoy your natural surroundings with a glass of bubbly in-hand and some snacks to nibble on.

Romance on the Mekong (Max. 2 adults)

Enjoy a romantic dinner cruise with your special someone while taking in the spectacular scenery of the Mekong.

Optional Tour Add-Ons

Wine & Champagne

Available upon request. Please ask to see our menu & pricing.

Specialty Cakes

Available upon request. Please ask to see our menu & pricing.

The Crew

Culinary Host

Bounmi’s culinary host will ensure quality customer service and hospitality during your cruise.

Professional Boat Captain

Bounmi’s captains are local experts on the river and safety conscious.

Departure Times & Meeting Points

Departure Time

The Mekong Lunch cruises can be flexible depending on what time you would like to have lunch.

The Mekong Dinner, Mekong Romance or Sunset Cocktail cruise departs between 0400PM – 0530PM depending on the time of year.

Meeting the Boat

We offer transfers to and from the boat and will pick you up directly at your hotel. Within city limits.

If you would like to make your own way to the boat, the confirmation of dock will be provided at the time of your booking.

If staying within walking distance of the Mekong, we ask that you meet us on the Mekong. We will provide the location to the most convenient dock in relation to your hotel.

What’s Included/Not Included

Included

Transportation to and from the boat (hotel pick-up within city limits).

Culinary Host.

Meal choice.

Chilled beer Lao, non-alcoholic beverages & water.

Traditional Lao snacks.

On-board music system.

Karaoke (Nava Thip only).

Not Included

Wine & Champagne (optional).

Personal insurance.

Crew gratuities.

What To Bring

What to Bring

Suitable footwear and clothing for the appropriate seasons. Mornings and evenings can be cool during the winter months.

Sun protection and bug spray.

Things To Consider

Culinary Cruises

Should you be celebrating a special occasion, we would love to help you make it as memorable as possible. Specialty cakes and wine & champagne available upon request.

We have vegetarian options available so do let us know of your choices.

Spice levels can be adjusted to suit your preferences so let us know if you’d like to turn up/down the heat!

We have a selection of wine and champagne available upon request. Ask to see our menu.

We have a selection of music playlists on-board but guests are also welcome to play some of their favourite tunes through our boat’s speaker systems.

Seasons & Temperatures

Dry season is between Nov – Apr with average temperatures of 27°C. Rainy season is between May – Oct with average temperatures of 32°C.

Prices

Price per Adult
Price per Adolescent
Price per Child
  • Prices are in US Dollars.
  • Prices are per person.
  • Free – Infants 3 years and under.

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What to Expect

MEKONG LUNCH CRUISE

Take in the sights of local riverside activity and lush green landscapes on a leisurely Mekong Lunch Cruise. Depending on what time you would like to have lunch; departure times can be flexible.

MEKONG DINNER CRUISE

Enjoy a leisurely Mekong Dinner Cruise in and around Luang Prabang on the beautiful Mekong river. Cruises depart between 0400PM – 0530PM depending on the time of year.

MEKONG SUNSET & APPETIZERS CRUISE

Enjoy a leisurely cruise and watch as the Mekong turns a beautiful golden hue and the sun sets on another day in Luang Prabang. Enjoy your natural surroundings with drinks and appetizers to nibble on. Cruises depart Luang Prabang between 0400PM – 0530PM depending on the time of year.

MEKONG ROMANCE CRUISE

Indulge in a little romance with your special someone. Take in the spectacular scenery of the Mekong at sunset and arrive back in Luang Prabang by candlelight. Cruises depart Luang Prabang between 0400PM – 0530PM depending on the time of year.

CULINARY CRUISES WITH BOUNMI