◉ We require at least 14 days to arrange everything with the local communities. ◉ The local communities also need time to prepare all the activities and buy necessary materials and ingredients as well as arrange the schedule of the people in the community.
Baan Duea, Nong Khai

Mekong Magic: SUP & Sunset Escape #2

8 hours

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A quaint riverside village near the Mekong River opposite Laos, has transformed from a simple fishing and farming community into a charming tourism destination. This picturesque village offers an abundance of delightful activities for visitors to enjoy, including SUP boarding, cooking classes, rejuvenating massages, tie-dye t-shirt workshops, and organic soap making sessions. The culinary experience at Ban Deu is truly exceptional, featuring their signature ingredient, locally grown "figs," incorporated into a variety of delectable recipes and even fashionably dyed t-shirts.

With the breathtaking sunset vistas along the Mekong River, it's nearly impossible to leave this enchanting place without a strong desire to return for another visit!

Additional add-on activities:

- Tie-Dye T-shirt making activity (natural color from figs)

- Local Cooking Class

- Biking Activity

- Local Performance by the local community

- Massage with the view of Mekong River

** With customized tours, you can create your own itinerary. Please ask us for the price of each activity. For joined tours, the activities cannot be changed or substituted.


- Wear comfortable clothes and bring stuff that will cover you from the sun including sunscreen, hat, sneakers

- Bring your empty stomach because the local communities will not stop serving you their food until you can’t walk anymore!

What is included in this trip:

- Meals per program (for 1D2N program – dinner (1) and breakfast (1))

- 1 night accommodation at a Local Homestay (2 people per 1 room but if you’d like one room just for yourself, you can request it for additional charge.)

- Local tour guide

- VAT 7%

What is not included in the program:

- Any personal expenses

- Additional food or beverages that are not part of the program (lunch on the arriving day can be added on with additional charge but needs to be arranged in advance)

- Any other additional services

How to get there:

- You can fly to Nhongkai Airport from Bangkok and rent a car to the local community. But we can arrange a van to pick you up as well for additional charge. Please contact us for more information on this service.


Price maybe varied based on the numbers of people for each trip. The price stated is the starting price per person.

Our tour programs are “joined tours” and “customized tours” with minimum numbers of travellers – 4 people minimum.

For “Upcoming tours”, please go to our website stating on the FB page. For customized tours, DM us for information.

Happy Travel!

  • SUP Board and Boating on Mekong River during sunset
  • Experience the art of crafting a floral Krathong, a banana leaf vessel with flowers inside
  • Savor Authentic local flavors at a community-owned restaurant
  • River View Soap Crafting: Organic Bliss

Tour Plan

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Day 1

02.00 PM

Arrive at Baan Duea Community. Have some local snacks and a refreshing herbal drink. Then, leave your luggage at the accommodation and travel to Utumporn Temple.

03.00 PM

Pay respect to the Buddha statue of Luang Phor Tanjai and Luang Phor Phra Sai. Watch the old ‘Kaew Koon Mueang’ rowing boat and visit the traditional main hall built in 1857 serving as a place to perform sacred rituals.

03.30 PM

Make a ‘Kratong’ - a floating banana leaf vessel and decorate it with colorful flowers to worship the Goddess of Water.

04.00 PM

Cruise along the Mekong River and enjoy beautiful natural scenery alongside. Release your Kratong into the river to pay respect to Wat Pang Kone, an ancient submerged temple of Mekong. The locals believe that Wat Pang Kone is the resting place of the nagas. Then, let’s go to the 200-year-old Fig Tree and snap some great shots with it before riding a bike through the village and then going back to the local chef’s restaurant.

05.00 PM

Time for stand up paddle boarding. Paddle the board along the Mekong to feel close to the Great River of life to both Thai and Lao people.

06.00 PM

Return to the accommodation. Leisure time.

07.00 PM

Experience dinner served on a round traditional table at Baan Duea’s local chef restaurant.

08.30 PM

Return to the homestay. Have a good night.

Day 2

07.00 AM

Wake up early to go to Utumporn Temple to offer food to the Buddhist monks.

08.00 AM

Have breakfast in a local style.

09.00 AM

Learn how local wisdom turns figs into local products like fig shampoo, fig soap, shirts dyed with figs, fig tea and sweet dough pyramid stuffed with fig and Tilapia fish. After learning the benefits of figs - the local fruit that generates money for the locals, now it’s time to make a fig soap in your own style.

09.30 AM

Enjoy shopping for local products and souvenirs of Baan Duea before checking out and traveling to Sala Kaew Ku Sculpture Park.

10.30 AM

Arrive at ‘Sala Kaew Ku’, also known as ‘Wat Khaek’. The park is a popular destination among both Thai and foregin tourists. There are over 200 hundreds of giant concrete sculptures including Buddha statues, Hindu gods and characters from folklore.

12.10 PM

Have lunch at Bo Pla V.S. Fishing Park Restaurant.

01.40 PM

Travel to Pho Chai Temple.

01.45 PM

Visit Pho Chai, an old temple in Nong Khai with ‘Luang Phor Phra Sai’, a much-revered Bronze metal Buddha statue sitting cross-legged with the posture of subduing Mara. In the Buddha image hall, you can see delicate mural paintings with the Buddha statue of Luang Phor Phra Sai enshrined in the middle of the hall.

03.15 PM

Travel to Baan Wang Nam Mork.

04.30 PM

Arrive at Baan Wang Nam Mork, a village with the Lanna and Lan Chang culture. Although the village is located in northeastern Thailand, it features both the culture of Lanna, Chiang Mai mixed with the cultural vibes of Lan Chang.

Check in to the accommodation and leave your luggage in the room. Leisure time.

05.00 PM

Wear the ‘Song Lan Song Viang’ traditional costume. Then, let’s admire the beauty of craft lanterns shining bright in the evening before joining ‘Bai Sri Noi’, a spirit blessing ceremony where the elders will tie white strings around your wrist to wish you the best of luck. Leisure time.

06.30 PM

Have dinner.

08.00 PM

Return to the accommodation. Have a good night!

Day 3

06.00 AM

Let’s start the day with the ritual of giving alms by donating food to Buddhist monks.

07.00 AM

Have breakfast.

08.30 AM

Learn how to make ‘Khan Koo Phee’, a small banana leaf basket with colorful flowers and joss sticks. Wear the Song Lan Song Viang costume and bring your Khan Koo Phee to Thesa Rangsee Temple to pay homage to the Buddha statue of Phrachao Lanthong enshrined inside. This is a religious ritual believed to increase your lifespan.

10.30 AM

Return to Wang Nam Mork. Enjoy your leisure time and take some beautiful photos around the community.

11.00 AM

Let’s learn from a local chef how to cook flavorful local dishes of Baan Nam Mork such as roasted chicken, spicy fish sausage and ‘Larb Buk Lin Mai’ or northeastern-style spicy salad with local vegetables.

12.00 PM

Enjoy your meal!

01.30 PM

Pack your luggage and check out. Return home safely.

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  1. We recently embarked on an unforgettable journey to the local communities near the mesmerizing Mekong River! We absolutely love the food and the Mekong River view! We had the opportunity to partake in local activities such as making organic soaps from natural ingredients!

  2. This journey was a breath of fresh air, taking me off the beaten path and showing me the true heart of the local community near Mekong River! Love the sunset! The view was definitely worth it!

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