Meander along the Mekong River in style on board the luxury boutique ship Anouvong from the Heritage Line Collection. Showcasing different itineraries between the Thai-Lao border, Luang Prabang and Vientiane.
Cruise the majestic upper Mekong River, this quiet and remote stretch of river is home to serene nature, quaint villages and stunning temples
State-of-the-art luxury boutique ship, blending French colonial style with a traditional Laotian ambiance, offering high-end facilities, food and accommodation
Exceptional cruise itineraries, travelling between the Thai-Lao border, Luang Prabang and Vientiane
Offering eight Deluxe Staterooms and two lavish Signature Suites, with floor-to-ceiling windows opening to a French-style balcony or terrace
Plunge into serenity aboard the stylish Anouvong, as you cruise the verdant upper Mekong River soaking up the varied scenery as you go. You will be treated to quaint Laos villages, remote communities, stunning temples and a mix of landscapes as nature and wildlife pass by.
Beautifully designed, the luxurious riverboat offers a boutique sailing experience in which to take in the unique surroundings. Blending a mix of traditional Laotian design with French Colonial touches, you will feel a world away as you enjoy your journey, with a choice of itineraries to explore the river, ranging from three, seven or nine nights. Onboard you can indulge in the different areas to relax, mixing cosy and chic design throughout with a light-flooded lounge and laid back café, an open deck with shaded seating areas, and a decadent bar and restaurant.
You will be treated to a variety of fascinating lectures on board, with the highly trained crew on hand to help with any questions as you travel along this lesser travelled and remote area of Laos. The food and drink offering is exceptional, with the chef team creating versatile menus featuring a variety of Asian and Western fusion recipes, changing daily throughout the different courses. Meals can be taken inside or alfresco as you choose.
The eight Deluxe Staterooms and two stunning suites have been beautifully designed, with all the home comforts and amenities you would expect. Large comfortable beds, seating areas, en-suite bathroom facilities and floor-to-ceiling windows, ensuring you don’t miss a moment as you sail on by. You will also be spoiled with the exceptional service and hospitality on board, creating a warm and inviting environment. You can also make the most of the wellness spa treatments and various musical performances, demonstrations and entertainment on board.
When to visit
Anouvong River Boat Day 1 – The Lao Day
Start your stunning journey in Lao, where you will sail to visit local Buddhist caves, a traditional riverbank village with Baci ceremony, finishing with a sumptuous BBQ dinner under the stars.
Anouvong River Boat Day 2 - The Thai Day
Today you will enjoy a delicious array of Thai cuisine as you carry on your journey upriver. With fascinating visits to local traditional villages, organic farming life, an intriguing lecture on board finishing with drinks as you watch the sunset.
Anouvong River Boat Day 3 - The Burmese Day
Heading towards Pakbeng you can start with some meditation and a basket weaving workshop before you arrive at Pakbeng’s elephant sanctuary and the chance to explore the village and temple views. Finishing the day with a dinner party under the stars.
Anouvong River Boat Day 4 - The Golden Triangle
Make the most of the ever-changing river as you head to your final destination of Huay Xai on the Lao-Thai border. Take part in the Thai cooking class followed by a lunch banquet of Asian cuisine as you amble the last section of this beautiful river.