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The slow boat journey from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang in Laos (approx 32 GBP) involved many segments:
- 5 hour minibus from Chiang Mai guesthouse to Thailand / Laos border area.
- Overnight stay at guesthouse (included in price).
- 10 minute minibus to border crossing at Chiang Khong, Thailand.
- Cross Mekong River to Huay Xai in Laos and go through chaotic immigration and passport control. Process, if you can call it that, takes approx 90 minutes. Enter the immigration office and don’t be too alarmed when a random Laos ‘official’ (who is not wearing a uniform) takes your passport from you – he should hand it to the More >