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Banana Boat Tours

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Better boat trips and tours. The Mekong River is your gateway to local experiences and popular attractions around Luang Prabang. We also can take you to authentic experiences on and around the Nam Ou River, Nongkhiaw area. Take a tour with us and...more
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Ban Aphai | opposite the Aham Guesthouse & Sports Bar, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
+856 71 260 654
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Reviewed 6 January 2013

We went the Temples, Bears, and Waterfalls trip (BB01). Emi met us and briefed us ahead of time and told us our captain's daughter spoke English and that we would have lunch after the temple/cave visit. We crossed the river to visit a temple and...More

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MekongQueen, Owner at Banana Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2013

Thank you for your review. When we started with the temples and Kuangsi waterfall trip one customer said they also felt a bit confused about the temples with the drop off and pick up, so we put an explanation in the boat inside a book...More

Reviewed 1 December 2012

My partner and I did Off the Beaten Track Waterfall Cycling Adventure with Banana Boat in mid November 2012. It seems silly to pay $50 each for an unguided tour but we wanted to try something different. We are so glad that we did. Right...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2012

We did a wonderful excursion on the yellow boat with Emi up the Nam Ou river to the village of Nong Khiaw. We were hoping for an experience that would remove us a little from the Luang Prabang tourist beat and this excursion exceeded our...More

1  Thank paulneal1961
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Went on a great trip this week to see the boat races on the Meekong. It was an excellent trip with food and drink provided. We were out for over three hours and had a great view of the races and the many characters along...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2012

What a beautiful ride at dusk on the Meekong river, complimented by a tradition Laos dinner consisting of fresh spring roles, dried mushrooms, and an assortment of nuts. The Temple stops were fascinating and the pictures of the sunset almost did it justice. Great trip...More

1  Thank Matthew G
Reviewed 17 August 2012

I took this trip with Emi up the Mekong to Nong Khiaw and the trip far exceeded my expectations. The boat was comfortable, in excellent condition compared to the other boats. The time spent on the boat flew by as I couldn't get enough of...More

Thank Staserz
Reviewed 14 August 2012

I took two trips with Emi and her fabulous dog Leon while I was in Luang Prabang. The first was with a group of maybe 10 and she took us to ride the Elephants. They were fun and interesting but I have to say that...More

2  Thank Cap S
Reviewed 8 August 2012

There are numerous boats offering sunset cruises in Luang Prabang, and all seem to offer pretty much the same thing - an hour up and down the river at sunset. No frills. But we chose the Banana Boat's "Groove Cruise" because we wanted something a...More

3  Thank Kate1278
Reviewed 3 August 2012

If you're after a chilled out evening on the Mekong, dont miss the Banana Boat. We boarded at about 5pm, had a few beers and wines, some local nibbles, sang along to some great tunes played beautifully on guitar and took in the serene Mekong...More

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12 March 2015|
Response from MekongQueen | Property representative |
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