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Shompoo Cruise

18/02 Ounkham Road | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 213 189
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Amazing cruise, small issues.

We took the boat downriver July 17-18th 2017, and I would recommend the experience to anyone ready... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maxime L
Unreliable with bad customer service

I am very disappointed with the quality, reliability, and customer service of Shompoo.  The first... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian T
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Shompoo Cruise organize 2 days Mekong Cruise from Luang Prabang to Thai border and Vice-versa on board of our comfortable boats.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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18/02 Ounkham Road | Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 213 189
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the boat downriver July 17-18th 2017, and I would recommend the experience to anyone ready for a fun and kind of adventurous boat ride from the Thai border to Luang Prabang. The guide was amazing and friendly, the boat super comfy, the food...More

Thank Maxime L
Alex C, Manager at Shompoo Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Maxime, Thank you for recommending us. I just would like to add more details on the 3 things: - You have made a booking request on July 14 and I replied to you on the same day and I asked you to send me...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am very disappointed with the quality, reliability, and customer service of Shompoo.  The first day on the boat was fine. However, the hotel I booked through Shompoo for the night was fully $25 cheaper on Agoda! I felt exploited, especially since the included 'dinner' was...More

Thank Brian T
Alex C, General Manager at Shompoo Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Brian, Thank you for your feedback. I would like to give more clarification about the issue. We are offering package cruise with overnight in Pakbeng. For you case, you stayed at Mekong Riverside Lodge. I will notify my supplier and make sure dinner and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cruise is fully catered but still manages to feel authentic. The perfect blend of luxury and yet still exotic travel and surroundings. We took the less normal route from Laos back down to Thailand and, after a very hectic time from Cambodia to Vietnam,...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I know everyone loves this boat trip and there is no doubt it is well run but I would have preferred to have had the extra days in Luang Prabang. We took the boat upstream from Luang Prabang and I believe it would have been...More

Thank Little W
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We found Shompoo Cruise on Trip Advisor and decided to give them a try. It was a great choice because the cruise was fantastic. Our trip to Laos was in February and we boarded the boat in Huay Xay (at the border between Thailand and...More

1  Thank J B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Found this via TripAdvisor and decided to book our holiday around it. What a great decision. This was a wonderful, relaxing two days taking in the scenery and lives that make up the Mekong. The boat staff were great and the food served up for...More

1  Thank dcanddp
Reviewed 24 May 2017

this is a tour agent providing tours along the mekong river. they have boats that will take you as far as thailand. you can book your cruise from this agent. the office is facing the mekong river.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We traveled from from Huay Xay to Luang Prabang 27th April and we are so glad we chose to use this company. Yes this cruise is a little more expensive than the public boats but the cost certainly out weighs the overcrowded boats we passed....More

Thank Jeanene L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We booked our cruise from Huay Xay to Luang Prabang and we would recommend it to everyone who want to enjoy this trip in a relaxed and safe way. The boat is very clean and comfortable, the food was delicious throughout both journeys (Huay Xai...More

Thank JdaC0sta
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We travelled with Shompoo upstream (two days) on our way to Thailand. We enjoyed relaxing and taking in the views along the way and also chatting with fellow passengers. Our boat was very spacious with plenty of room to spread out. The food was amazing...More

Thank Linda196426
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30 May 2017|
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Response from JdaC0sta | Reviewed this property |
Had no issues to pay straight on the their website . I would contact them directly on their e-mail if problems persist, I had all my doubts quickly clairified by e-mail.
1 March 2017|
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Response from TravelGG75 | Reviewed this property |
I would not advise you to use the speed boat it is rather dangerous and very unconfortable, you 'd better buy the cruise in two days which is a very pleasant moment. First night stop in the jungle and second day you arrive... More
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Colin B
16 February 2017|
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Response from Alex C | Property representative |
Dear Colin, I am not sure to have received your email yet. Please resend it directly to info@shompoocruise. From where would you like to start the cruise? Best regards, Alex Chitdara