Mystical Pak Ou Caves
Pak Ou is among one of the most cherished holy destinations in Laos and perhaps one of the most popular excursions for visitors to Luang Prabang.
For centuries Buddhists from far and wide have been making the pilgrimage to Pak Ou Caves to leave effigies as spiritual offerings. Literally thousands of Buddha’s, varying in size and stature, are scattered across every available surface within the two caves creating a phenomenal display of religious artifacts.
“Bounmi Signature” Style
“Bounmi Signature” cruises to Mystical Pak Ou caves offer private Mekong river experiences with flexibility and a personal touch. Hosted by Bounmi’s founder Adele and a knowledgeable and friendly licensed guide. Together providing higher quality customer care paired with a wide range of insight and perspectives on Laos’ customs and culture.
Our Pak Ou “Bounmi Signature” cruises include a delicious traditional Lao lunch, snacks and chilled beverages, beer Lao & house wine. Enjoy our on-board sound system and if needed, the toilet.
Cruising Information for Pak Ou Caves
Pak Ou caves are located north (up river) of Luang Prabang. Cruising time is approximately 2 hours up and 1.5 hours down river back to Luang Prabang. Total cruising time 3.5 hours.
Both our “Bounmi Signature” cruises to Pak Ou are 6 hours. Allowing 2.5 hours for exploring the caves, Alms-giving prior to Pak Ou (optional) and other local sites of interest as time permits. Visiting the caves themselves takes between 30-40 minutes depending on your pace. Allowing the remaining time to stop at less visited local villages or Ban Xang Hai “Whiskey Village”. A more popular stop on route to Pak Ou. Ornate Wats surrounded by nature in Chomphet can be nice to stroll through through. The cruise itself is amazing and offers stunning scenery. With the Mekong landscape presenting magnificent limestone karst mountains at the confluence of the Nam Ou and Mekong rivers in Ban Pak Ou.
Mystical Pak Ou Caves ~ “Bounmi Signature” Cruise
Join us for an all-inclusive cruise to historical Pak Ou Caves. Pak Ou is among one of the most cherished holy destinations in Laos and perhaps one of the most popular excursions for visitors to Luang Prabang.
Alms-Giving & Mystical Pak Ou Caves ~ “Bounmi Signature” Cruise
A uniquely designed cultural experience. The traditional practice of Alms-Giving coupled with a scenic Mekong cruise to visit one of Laos most cherished holy destinations…Pak Ou Caves!