| 8 days | No flight
Laos: Pakbeng, Luang Prabang, Vientiane, Pakse, Champasak, Don Khong
Pakbeng Lodge Hotel is located on the banks of Mekong river. It is half way from the town of Luang Prabang, World Heritage Site by Unesco, and Houay Xai, main border between Laos and Thailand, both reachable by a navigation day.
The Lodge Hotel is the perfect starting point for an adventurous walking in the forest, with the possibility to discover villages out of the classical touristic itineraries. In addition, it is also near to the Mekong Elephant Camp, a natural reserve dedicated to the safeguard of the Laotian elephants. Here there is the possibility to observe and admire the routines of these animals.
This facility is the ideal place where spending some days out from the most classical tourist itineraries, enjoying a welcoming atmosphere, amazing dawns and breath-taking sunsets on Mekong and admiring the typical boats moored close to the beach of Lodge.
The stay at the Pakbeng Lodge perfectly combines relax and immersion in the traditional life of Laos.
The Lodge is designed with a particular colonial style: a rich corridor with clay and wooden floors and a typical sloping roof.
Each spacious room, 20 superior, 8 deluxe and 2 suites, has private bath with hot water, a terrace with a view on this untouched paradise, while the temperature could be regulated by a fan (air conditioning in the suites), although the breeze from the river makes the temperature always cool.
For those who love good cuisine, at the Moonlight Resaturant, it is possible to taste typical Laotian specialities and choose among French wines, cocktails or local drinks. In this room it is also possible to have breakfast fascinated by the landscape.
Sunset Restaurant boasts a 360° view on the Mekong river and on the surrounding mountains, while the guests can find a menu prepared to satisfy every tastes.
Pakbeng Lodge also offers special spaces where relaxing and spacious lounges where sipping a drink at sunset: from the Beer Lao, the favourite drinks of the local people, to whisky produced with the rice alcool, up to Green Naga, a cocktail made by the staff of the hotel.
From this location, guests can seat on comfortable chairs and observe elephants drinking on the river or buffalos swim in the cool water of Mekong.
To enjoy a total relaxing moment, it is possible to receive a massage directly in the room or in special rooms provided by the hotel. Thai massages, Foot massages, essential oil massage, are valid choices for a unforgettable moment.