Bassac Cruise Tour from Cai Be to Can Tho in 3 Days
Duration: 3 Day 2 Night
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Routes: Saigon - Cai Be - Tra On - Can Tho - 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: Cai Be – Tra On
Boarding at Cai Be at noon. Welcome drink, Introduction to the ship and crew, check into the cabins.
Departure towards Cho Lach on the Tien Giang river.
Lunch while on route. Rest on the deck.
The Bassac slips into the Chợ Lách canal, in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the river traffic, between markets and churches, a unique opportunity for a glimpse of the very varied life on the banks as well as on the water.
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 enjoying the sunset. The crew will serve dinner while the Bassac is cruising Mang Thit river.
The Bassac sets anchor just downstream from the little Tra On floating market, for the night.
Day 2: Tra On – Can Tho
You may get up for breakfast as early as 06: 30, as the ship is resuming its cruise the Tra On floating market. The ship then departs towards Can Tho.
Arrival in Cai Rang floating market, transfer onto a local boat to visit the floating market, the nearby arroyos and gardens and return to the Ninh Kieu pier by mid-morning.
Boarding back at Ninh Kieu pier. Welcome drink. Departure upstream of the Hau river. Lunch on board while en route.
Upon arrival at Thot Not, transfer on the longboat to take some walks at the bamboo village in Thot Not.
Boarding back at dusk, rest on the deck for the sunset while taking somes drinks at the bar.
The dinner is served on board. The Bassac takes the way back to Can Tho and casts anchor near Can Tho for the night.
Day 3: Cruising to Can Tho
Breakfast is available from 06: 30, while the ship is cruising towards Can Tho city.
Arrival in Cai Rang floating market, check out and transfer onto a local boat to visit the floating market, the nearby arroyos and gardens and return to the Ninh Kieu pier.
Arrival at Ninh Kieu, Can Tho, late morning.
End of services by mid-morning on shore at Cần Thơ.
***** Please note you will leave the Bassac for good at the time you embark for the last visit
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