Leave at either 10.00 am or 12.00 pm, pick up at hotel in Chiang Mai and take an air-com minibus for 5 and a half hours to Chiang Khong where you have dinner and stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Breakfast at 08.30am and transfer to Thai Immigration followed by longtail boat to Huasai, Laos Border and Immigration. Get visa there.
10.30am Slow boat and stop overnight stay in Pakbang, (accommodation not included in cost).
Leave 9.00am to Luang Phrabang by Slow boat arriving at 4.00pm
Tours leave daily from Chiang Mai, at either 10.00am to 12.00pm
Cost from 1800 baht