I heard that there is some kind of river tubing thing where you can get really really really drunk while floating down a river. Cant find it
I can confirm that crazy parties are over! You still have the best part of Van Vieng the beautifully scenery, chillouts and nice ballades (tubes, kayak, bikes, etc) almost 7 years ago
Can I travel by boat from Luang Prabang to Vientiane, if so how, how long does it take and is it worth it, thanks.
There is no boat trip organized, especially with western standards. You might find boat going up and down the Mekong, but not all the way long. there are rapids on the river downstream Luang Prabang and they are building dams on the river ... So no way ... I did the trip from Xayaburi to Vientiane few years ago ... Nice but quite slow and noisy but much better than the bus. almost 7 years ago
Apart for new year weeks (western and loa new year) there is no trouble to find a room in LPB! Hundreds of guesthouse a an hotels of any kinds. No booking is required. almost 7 years ago