Bassac Cruise Tour Cai Be from Can Tho
Duration: 2 Days 1 Nights
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Routes: Saigon - Can Tho - Mang Thit - Cai Be - Saigon
The Bassac offer short-to-medium-range discovery cruises in charming, authentic river cabin cruisers. All three Bassac are built of wood according to the tradition of the rice barges of the Mekong delta, with amendments where safety standards require.
Explore Cai Be – Can Tho in Mekong Delta Tour on Bassac Cruise is a good trip for all tourists who want to experience famous floating markets, the unique and various culture in Mekong Delta. You will see the peaceful life in the countryside, green rice paddy fields, handicraft villages, Tra On floating market and Cai Be floating market. The 3 days 2 nights tour from Can Tho is a perfect choice for your enjoyment on Bassac Cruise with high quality services.
Day 1: Saigon – Can Tho – Mang Thit
Pick you up at your hotel in Saigon.
Boarding at Can Tho at Ninh Kieu pier. Welcome drink, introduction to the ship and crew, check into the cabins. Departure downstream of the Hau river. Lunch on board while en route.
Tour near Tra On floating market.
Turning into Nicolai canal, towards the Mang Thit and Co Chien rivers. Rest on the upper deck in a scenery of rice fields, sugar cane, woods on the near banks.
Visit of a village on the banks of river Mang Thit, an opportunity to appreciate the way of life and hospitality of the local inhabitants. Visit of the orchard or rice fields nearby.
Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Rest on the deck or around the bar enjoying the sunset. The crew will serve dinner while the Bassac is cruising Mang Thit river towards her anchorage point for the night.
The Bassac sets anchor for the night on river Mang Thit.
Day 2: Cai Be – Saigon
06: 30 Departure towards Cai Be. The passengers take their breakfast while enjoying the scenery on the banks.
The Bassac crosses Co Chien river then branches into Cho Lach canal for 30 minutes through the traffic of sand and rice barges, in a scenery of fruit drying facilities and wooden ship building yards.
Arrival in Cai Be, check-out and boarding of a local boat for a tour of Cai Be floating market and handicraft.
End of the services on shore at Cai Be by mid-morning. Drive back to Saigon.
Prices quoted in US$ nett per person
3 – 4 persons
5 – 6 persons
7 – 8 persons
Inclusions of the trip
- Transportation on board
- Accommodation of each passenger in a twin-share cabin, double- or twin-bedded.
- Meals served onboard
- Vietnamese coffee, tea; mineral water
- Visits on shore or on a small skiff
- Access to all services on board
- Access to and from the board on a longboat
- All taxes are included
Exclusions of the trip
- Private transfer around Saigon
- Bar services
- Travel insurance
- Visas and visa fees
- Tips and gratuities