Farm Lunch & Pottery Making – Bounmi Cruise

FARM LUNCH & POTTERY MAKING

Organic Delights & Traditional Crafts

Cruise for a delicious organic lunch and learn about the food you’re eating while surrounded by nature and fantastic Mekong scenery. Choose from a variety of Lao traditional cuisine mixed with fusion recipes and baking from their wood oven. Menus are forever changing with the seasons and no MSG added.

After lunch head upriver to get hands-on with clay at Lao Pottery House in Ban Channuea. This small village has been manufacturing pottery for over 400 years and provides an authentic look into village life in Laos. Over the one-hour pottery experience, skilled pottery makers will be close by to help guide you as you craft your own small masterpiece. Learn and ask questions as you go.

Bounmi works with a select number of exceptional locals to provide you with a variety of authentic Luang Prabang tour experiences.

Nava Song

20m Custom Slow Boat

7 Guests

Farm Lunch & Pottery Making

5hr

Farm Lunch & Pottery Making

Nava Thip

45m Custom Slow Boat

12 Guests

Farm Lunch & Pottery Making

FARM LUNCH & POTTERY MAKING

What To Expect

HOTEL TRANSFER

Your English-speaking guide and driver will meet you at your hotel for transfer to the boat.

1030AM – DEPART LUANG PRABANG

Meet your boat and captain at the docks. Depart Luang Prabang and enjoy the peaceful 1-hour cruise downriver.

1130AM – ARRIVE MEKONG EDEN FARM & LUNCH

Arrive at Mekong Eden Farm and enjoy a leisurely organic lunch. Learn about the food you’re eating while surrounded by nature and fantastic Mekong scenery.

0130PM – DEPART MEKONG EDEN FARM

After departing Mekong Eden Farm continue onto Ban Channuea, a 30-minute cruise upriver.

0215PM – POTTERY MAKING EXPERIECE

Upon arrival in Ban Channeua head up Pottery House and meet the Lamphet family. Over the one-hour pottery experience skilled pottery makers will be close by to help guide you as you craft your own small masterpiece. Learn and ask questions as you go.

0330PM – ARRIVE LUANG PRABANG

Arrive back at Luang Prabang. Transportation will be ready to take you back to your hotel.

FARM LUNCH & POTTERY MAKING

Additional Information

Boat Options & Information

Nava Thip ~ 45m Custom Slow Boat 

Complimentary: Traditional Lao snacks, chilled beer Lao, soft drinks, water, tea & coffee.

Meal Services: Organic lunch at Mekong Eden Farm.

Bar Services: Bar area with an open layout, bar tops & stool seating. Bar menu available.

Day Beds: 4

Lounge Areas: 2

Dining Area: 1

Bathrooms: 2

Music System & Karaoke: Yes

Onboard Cooking Facilities: Yes

Safety Equipped: Yes

Water Filtration: Yes

Solar Power: Yes


Nava Song ~ 20m Custom Slow Boat 

Complimentary: Traditional Lao snacks, chilled beer Lao, soft drinks & water.

Meal Services: Organic lunch at Mekong Eden Farm.

Onboard Provisions: Traditional Lao cushions, bamboo tables, bean bags, glassware, serving dishes, wine & ice buckets, trays, coolers & Bluetooth speaker.

Bathroom: 1

Safety Equipped: Yes

Food & Beverage Services

Organic Picnic Lunch

Mekong Eden Farm offers Lao traditional cuisine mixed with fusion recipes and baking from their wood oven. No MSG added. Menus are forever changing with the seasons.

Wine & Champagne

Enjoy a selection of wine & champagne by the bottle. Provisioning upon request.

Bar Menu (Nava Thip Only)

Import & local beer Lao, house wine by the glass, Torresella Prosecco (by the bottle), cocktails, spirits, coffee drinks & juice. Provisioning upon request Nava Song or Nava Noi.


Chilled beer Lao for sale when enjoying local experiences. Guests are welcome to drinks from the boat coolers or bar however if guests wish to indulge in a beer and would like to support their local hosts they can buy directly from them.

The Crew

Licensed English-Speaking Guide or Bounmi Host

Our guides and hosts have been carefully chosen for their professionalism, cultural knowledge, and fun characters!

Professional Boat Captain

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

Departure Times & Meeting Points

Departure Time

Boat departure from Luang Prabang is 0830AM.

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 way to the boat, dock confirmation will be provided at the time of your booking.

What’s Included/Not Included

Nava Thip & Nava Song

Included

Private custom slow boat & professional captain.

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

English-speaking tour guide or Bounmi host.

Organic picnic lunch.

1-hr Pottery making experience.

Chilled beer Lao, soft drinks & water.

Lao tea & coffee (Nava Thip only).

Traditional Lao snacks.

Onboard music system.

Karaoke (Nava Thip only).

Not Included

Cocktails, spirits & juice.

Wine & champagne.

Personal insurance.

Crew gratuities.


Please let us know should you have any special requests.

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

Visiting Local Sites of Interest

When visiting local sites along the Mekong river, do be aware that oftentimes there are no paved pathways and you’re usually met with uneven ground and stairways. We ask each of our guests to please be aware of your own fitness level and to take this into consideration on your tour.

Responsible Tourism

We kindly ask our guests not to hand out money to children in the villages they visit. Should you wish to support any of the villages or temples that you come across, please let us know and we’ll be happy to advise on how to do that responsibly.

Seasons & Temperatures

The dry season is between Nov–Apr with average temperatures of 27°C. The rainy season is between May-Oct with average temperatures of 32°C.

Cruise Rates

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

FARM LUNCH & POTTERY MAKING