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Heritage Line Anouvong Cruise Upstream 4 days: Luang Prabang - Huay Xai
Luang Prabang, Laos
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Heritage Line Anouvong Cruise Upstream 4 days: Luang Prabang - Huay Xai

Luang Prabang, Laos
9.7Excellent - 5 reviews
Launched in 2023
10 Cabins
Metal
Huay Xai - Luang Prabang - Vientiane
Heritage Line Mekong

Highlight Services & Facilities

  • Cafe & Lounge
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa & Massage
Why choose Heritage Line Anouvong Cruise?
  • 5-star cruise in a mixture design of traditional Laotian-heritage theme and French colonial accents

  • The only cruise in the upper Mekong route offers a high-end service spa, lounge, library, and boutique shop

  • A deep exploration into the mesmerizing riverscape and local life on the Mekong River

Cabin & Rates

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Deluxe Stateroom

Deluxe Stateroom

2 pax
20.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • All board - meals included
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Deluxe Executive

Deluxe Executive

2 pax
20.0 m2
Double / Twin
  • All board - meals included
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Signature Suite

Signature Suite

2 pax
30.0 m2
Double
  • All board - meals included
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Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • Accommodation; daily (group) shore excursions & entrance fees
  • Sightseeing and transfers during the cruise
  • Transfers from/to Heritage Line’s meeting point to/from the ship (please read details in the embarkation guide);
  • English-speaking tour guiding on and offshore
  • Entertainment/activities during the cruise as mentioned in the program; meals as mentioned in the program
  • Welcome drink, brewed coffee, tea and mineral water; passenger liability insurance;
  • Internet on the ship (subject to cellular network signal);
  • Complimentary usage of ship facilities (exclusive of spa treatments);
  • Port or anchorage fees; river pilots; fuel; taxes.
Price Excludes
  • Crew and guide gratuities;
  • Visa fees; private transfers; personal expenses;
  • Beverages other than those stated under inclusions; medical services;
  • Spa treatments;
  • Port and anchorage fees;
  • All other services or items not listed under inclusions.
Cancellation Policy
  • For cancellations of bookings, the following charges will apply:
  • 90 days or more: 30% of the cruise price
  • 60 to 89 days: 50% of the cruise price
  • 30 to 59 days: 75% of the cruise price
  • Less than 30 days: 100% of the cruise price
Children Policy
  • A child from 5 to 11 years old: 50% of adult rate (sharing bed ), or 75% of adult rate if staying in a cabin with one adult . Children below 5 years are not allowed on board

Cruise Itineraries

4 days: Luang Prabang - Huay Xai
4 days: Huay Xai - Luang Prabang
8 days: Huay Xai – Vientiane
10 days: Vientiane - Huay Xai
Day 1: Luang Prabang - Pak Ou - Khok Phou
Day 2: Khok Phou - Had Sako - Khok Ek
Day 3: Khok Ek - Pakbeng - Huay Ting
Day 4: Huay Ting - Huay Xai
Last update 10:31 Wednesday 22 Nov 2023

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

About Heritage Line Anouvong Cruise

Heritage Line Anouvong Cruise is a brand-new boutique 5-star ship that combines traditional Laotian artwork with French-colonial finesse. It aims to provide a first-class experience showcasing Laos’ quintessence along the upper Mekong River.

The ship offers only 10 luxury staterooms with high-end facilities designed to enhance the comfort and enjoyment of passengers. From "Delaporte" Dining Lounge to Bohdi Spa, you can indulge in exceptional fine dining and relaxing reflexology experiences onboard.

Facilities & Deck Plan

The Heritage Line Anouvong Cruise features 2 decks, 10 cabins, and sumptuous onboard facilities for a luxurious experience.

The main deck includes 04 Deluxe Staterooms (03 twins & 01 double space 20m2) and 02 Signature Suites (30m2) at the front of the main deck. 

The upper deck contains 04 Deluxe Executives (20m2) with the atmosphere of the Cafe Bar & Lounge, spa, and sundeck.

Heritage Line Anouvong Deck Plan

Heritage Line Anouvong Deck Plan

Experience unparalleled luxury aboard the Heritage Line Anouvong, the dedicated staff is committed to providing an unforgettable 5-star experience, ensuring every detail is meticulously attended to.

Café-Bar & Lounge

Situated on the terrace deck, the indoor Café-Bar and Lounge provides guests with stylish furniture and a perfect space for around 10 - 12 guests to unwind.

The lounge seamlessly connects to the terrace deck and serves as a versatile venue for onboard activities such as library, lectures, demonstrations, and even evening cinema screenings.

Delaporte Dining Lounge

Named after a French expedition leader who explored the Mekong River, the dining lounge exudes a captivating ambiance inspired by the temples of Luang Prabang. Complemented by French-style tile flooring and a large area, this lounge can contain around 20 guests onboard.

Bodhi Spa

Located on the upper deck and spanning the entire stern of the ship, Bodhi Spa has 03 treatment rooms for guests to indulge in reflexology, manicures, and pedicures on comfortable chaise lounges.

Additionally, the spa features 02 private single rooms that can be combined for couples seeking rejuvenating treatments.

NOTE: For booking the massage service, please contact the Cruise Manager directly to make the necessary arrangements.

Pleasure Of A Unique Savoir Vivre Onboard

State-of-the-art spa room for exhilarating moment

Service & Activities

The Heritage Line Anouvong Cruise offers 04 primary routes. The two 4-day itineraries take you on an up/downstream journey between Luang Prabang and Huay Xai, while the Huay Xai - Vientiane route offers an 8-day downstream and a 10-day upstream itinerary.

  • 4-day-3-night itinerary

Visit the Pak Ou Caves

Guests have the opportunity to explore the lower cave, which is the most impressive and easily accessible. Additionally, you can join a kayak tour along the serene Nam Ou River or visit a village known for traditional silk weaving and Lao whisky distillation.

Join Baci Ceremony

Visiting Ban Khok Phou, guests can witness mountain farming practices, observe the collection and processing of agricultural products, and participate in a traditional Baci ceremony, which is a heartfelt Laotian ritual led by local elders.

Explore Elephant Sanctuary, Pakbeng

On the 3rd day of the cruise, you can visit an elephant sanctuary nestled in the jungle. You have the privilege of encountering these majestic creatures, learning about their unique stories, and contributing to ecotourism and sustainability projects.

Learn About The Insight Of Laotian Traditions

Baci Ceremony, an iconic "calling of the soul" blessing in Laos

  • 8-day-7-night itinerary

The 8-day itinerary offers an extended version of the 4-day itinerary, encompassing additional attractions as you journey from Luang Prabang to Vientiane. This extended itinerary allows for more time to experience the remarkable destinations. 

Admire Kuangsi Waterfalls

Visitors to this waterfall can enjoy a range of activities: swimming in the cool waters or hiking to different levels of the waterfall, which allows visitors to explore the area and enjoy panoramic views.

Explore Chopstick Factory

Taking a "Tuk Tuk" ride to a nearby chopstick factory is a unique cultural experience in Luang Prabang. The factory showcases the traditional craftsmanship of local artisans who specialize in making handmade wooden chopsticks.

See the Xayaburi Hydroelectric Dam

On the 5th day, you will explore one of the largest hydroelectric dams in Southeast Asia and generate electricity for both domestic use and export.

  • 10-day-9-night itinerary

This is an expansion upon the 4-day version and introduces a wealth of additional attractions as you travel from Vientiane to Huay Xai. This extended itinerary grants you ample time to delve deeper into each remarkable destination.

Admire The Magnificent Kuangsi Falls

Admire the magnificent Kuangsi Falls, Luang Prabang

  • Life abroad entertainment

Educational Presentation

During your journey, various educational lectures about culture, history, people, and places you visit are held by either our onboard or onshore experts who know the country like the back of their hand.

Cooking Class

Participate in hands-on cooking classes, where our talented chefs share their expertise on Vietnamese and Khmer signature dishes. As a souvenir, a cooking book featuring local dishes is provided.

Barbecue/ Gala Dinner

Each evening, we make a stop at one of these sandbanks, where our guests can indulge in delightful culinary and cocktail events. Also, we set up a wonderful barbecue and gala dinner event for an extraordinary experience in the middle of nowhere.

Cultural Demonstrations

These demonstrations aim to share the vibrant heritage of the Laotian people. You can expect to witness various aspects of the local culture, such as traditional dance routines, musical performances featuring unique instruments, and spiritual Baci ceremonies that bring blessings during the journey.

Workshop about Laotian Traditional Customs

Workshop about Laotian Traditional Customs

  • Life abroad well-being

Morning Tai Chi

Join our daily morning Tai Chi session, held in a serene river setting. Experience the meditative and rejuvenating effects of this Asian practice as you breathe in the fresh morning air and embrace the tranquil ambiance.

Private Meditation

We offer a very unique experience - a private meditation session at a small village temple. Participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience for some Buddhist enlightenment.

Spa and massage

  • Price: From US $38
  • Duration: 30 - 90 minutes/ session

Indulge in ultimate relaxation with a range of Thai and Laos massages, as well as herbal and aroma therapies. Experience our stress reliever package, specifically designed for discomfort in the back, neck, and shoulders, leaving you with a sense of overall well-being.

In-room Massage For The Best Luxury Services

In-room massage for the best luxury service onboard

Please note that the availability of certain activities and services may vary depending on the itinerary chosen. Some activities may be exclusive to specific itineraries.

Food & Drink

Enjoy delicious meals on board with the following schedule: breakfast at 7:00, brunch from 10:00 to 11:00, lunch from 12:00 to 13:00, and dinner around 19:30.

The Heritage Line Anouvong cruise ship offers a delightful array of culinary experiences. Guests can indulge in a fusion of both delectable Laos cuisines and international dishes.

Alternating F&B Experiences

Dining on board offers a variety of experiences, from buffet-style meals to à la carte menus. Indulge in afternoon tea, barbecues, sandbank cocktails, and fruit tastings to elevate your culinary journey. 

Private Dining

For a more intimate dining experience, enjoy in-room dining services with options for in-cabin afternoon tea or a picturesque balcony breakfast overlooking the Mekong River.

Note: Please remember to inform the crew team in advance about any special dietary requirements. They are dedicated to providing customized services to meet the specific needs of each guest.

Sumptuous breakfast at private cabin

Sumptuous breakfast at your private cabin

It's important to note that these complimentary local beers and house wines by the glass are exclusively available during meal times. This package includes a variety of soft drinks, juices, and barista coffee, which are available throughout the day.

For beverages outside of meal hours, please refer to the prices listed below.

Alcoholic Drinks

Cocktails are priced at approximately US $7.5 per drink, while wine is available for around US $8.5 per glass.

Explore a diverse selection of wines, along with options like whisky, bourbon, and martinis. If you're hosting a group gathering, bottles of wine can be purchased, ranging in price from US $35 to US $85.

Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Heritage Line Anouvong Cruise offers coffee at a price of just US $7.5 per cup. Enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee as you relax and take in the scenic views onboard.

Transportation

Here is a summary of the embarkation and disembarkation information for the Heritage Line Anouvong cruise itineraries:

  • 3 Nights Luang Prabang to Huay Xai (Downstream)

Embarkation: Callao Pier, Luang Prabang, Laos at 8:30 (Departure Time: 9:00)

Disembarkation: Huay Xai Riverside, Huay Xai, Laos at 15:00

  • 3 Nights Huay Xai to Luang Prabang (Upstream)

Embarkation: Huay Xai Riverside, Huay Xai, Laos at 10:30 (Departure Time: 11:00)

Disembarkation: Callao Pier, Luang Prabang, Laos at 14:00

  • 7 Nights Huay Xai to Vientiane (Downstream)

Embarkation: Huay Xai Riverside, Huay Xai, Laos at 10:30 (Departure Time: 11:00)

Disembarkation: Kilometer 4 Pier, Vientiane, Laos at 09:00 (Arrival Time in Vientiane: 12:30)

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 3 customer's reviews

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  • Cruise quality 10
  • Food/Drink 10
  • Cabin quality 10
  • Staff quality 10
  • Enter/act 10
10.0
Excellent - Mr. Vinicius
14/01/2024
Wonderfully relaxing cruise

We had an incredibly enjoyable experience on the cruise. The boat itself was stunning, offering ample space and multiple decks to explore, allowing us to appreciate the scenery from various angles. It was convenient to have drinks and snacks available on board at reasonable prices. The owner, a delightful… More

10.0
Excellent - Abe M
12/01/2024
Wonderful experience on many levels

We were treated to a truly enchanting sunset while aboard a beautiful boat. The atmosphere was incredibly relaxing and exuded a romantic ambiance. The drinks and food served were exceptional, adding to the overall experience. Additionally, we had the pleasure of engaging in conversation with the manager,… More

10.0
Excellent - Mrs.Sofia Dario
16/09/2023
Fantastic Cruise Experience

We had a delightful experience during our 4-night journey on the Anouvong cruise. Joy and Ann, our exceptional hosts, ensured that our cruise from Luang Prabang to Huay Xai was truly memorable, thanks to the breathtaking scenery along the way. The cruise included several excursions, and our favorite… More

Questions & Answers (7)

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26/01/2024

Are the Signature rooms air conditioned?

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26/01/2024
@Robert Young:

Hi! All cabins on Anouvong cruise have air-conditioners

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25/08/2023

Can you please tell me if you have a cabin vacancy (Deluxe cabin) and what price for the trip from HUAY XAI to Luang Prabang from March 4 to March 7 2024? Thanking you in advance. Miranda Fontaine

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25/08/2023

Till now the room is still available. Price will be around 3600 USD/cabin/2 adults. Our travel consultant will contact to you very fast for more information

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24/02/2023

Guten Tag, Wir,Ehepaar ~ 60 J.,möchten gerne die Flusskreuzfahrt nördliches Laos mit Frühbucherrabatt und 1 Hotelübernachtung im 5☆ Hotel buchen. Gerne ab dem 03.01.2024 für 6 -8 Tage unternehmen. Am Liebsten von Luang Prabang-Vietiane oder umgekehrt. Gibt es zu der Zeit eine Möglichkeit? Gruß Petra Wolf

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25/02/2023

Bitte warten Sie, unser Reiseberater wird sich bald mit Ihnen in Verbindung setzenBitte warten Sie, unser Reiseberater wird sich bald mit Ihnen in Verbindung setzen

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29/01/2023

Is there any cruise that ply from Laos to Thailand, if yes can you show me the link. Alternatively do you have cruise for 3 or 4 nights

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30/01/2023

Our cruise will do from HuayXai Thailand to Luang Prabang Laos. When do you want to travel?

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15/01/2023

Hi, Is the 7 night 8 day cruise also available starting in Vientiane, or only at the Thai border? If so, what are the dates in Feb and March this year, and are the prices the same? Thanks, Nina

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16/01/2023

Till now this cruise don't have the plan to run back so that we don't have any other option for this. Thank you

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